August 2008 Issue
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The economy may be down, but the expansion capital outlook remains positive in 2008.
Venture capitalists showed entrepreneurs the big bucks in 2007. Could one of our top VC firms be looking for a business like yours this time around?
These cosmetics connoisseurs are giving major brands a run for their money.
Thanks to Mark Laska, the urban jungle is getting a little greener.
Coverage for your business in the local newspaper might be increasingly hard to come by.
As the cubicle turns 40, we look back at the great (and not-so-great) moments in cube history.
Strut your business's eco-friendly stuff with the help of these 10 programs.
Some banks don't just store green--they are green.
With a little common sense and a lot of hard work, your business can boom in any economy.
Read up on the other people and trends of the small biz world.
The Jaguar is the hottest car built in England these days.
Looking to hit 7 figures and beyond? Learn from 3 women who are already there.
A balance between supply and demand is essential to your company's well-being.
The economy may be heading downhill, but for short funds, things are looking up.
Learn how to take stress by the reins, and your company will reap the benefits.
Laying off employees is never easy. Here are 11 tips to make it less painful for everyone.
What you need to know about hiring a CFO.
Community banks have plenty of money to lend, but intense scrutiny has raised the bar.
Is the grass getting greener for alternative energy investing?
Is your search for commercial financing going nowhere? Your local capital Access Program could get you on the right path.
Learn how your small-town company can make it big and get paid.
In college, you've got the whole green business world in your hands.
Forget cold calling--now, getting leads is as simple as counting to two.
Buying out your boss? You can do it--and get a good deal.
How to keep your site's operating costs low while still boosting profits
Be in the Know About the Next Big Thing.
These entrepreneurs jumped at the chance to be franchisees while they were young--and their determination and drive are paying off.
We show you 10 ways to save during startup--and which investments are worth the splurge.
Constructive feedback can be a big boost for your business.
Don't let downtime turn into lost time. Learn how to make the most of it.
Bring business home by treating special clients to a memorable trip.
Widgets encourage customers to engage with you.
You can't do it all on your own, especially in a new country.
The truth about some common marketing lies--and their consequences.
What can you learn from the world's best salespeople?
Discover the best way to handle a lawsuit and the newest books for your growing business.
Should you share your company's financial woes with employees?
Clear ways to project an even more professional image
A new service combines social networking features with free phone calls.
Get Set: We're racing toward fast connectivity everywhere.
New services let you hold instant web conferences--anytime, anywhere.
Get the rest of your tech fix here.
Face it, computers and networks will inevitably fail. How will you handle it?
Building an online community can pull customers onto your website--and keep them there.