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Inside the Spring 2007 Issue
So you know you want to start a business, but you're not sure what kind of business to start? We've made your decision easier by spotlighting 12 of today's hottest business ideas.
Bypass some of the most common mistakes made by startup entrepreneurs, and you'll zero in on a better business plan.
Startups are full of challenges. Our guide tells you everything you need to know to make sure you've got the right stuff.
What does it take to transform your product from a mediocre seller to a megahit? The answer could be as simple as inking a licensing deal.
Got a tight budget? You can still get noticed. Find out why online publicity is one of the best ways to boost your business.
Keeping cozy with customers is the key to making them happy.
Consider your lifestyle when planning your startup.
Follow these tips to bookkeeping like a pro.
What's in a name? Plenty, so here's how to choose one that stands out.
Does selling stress you out? Banish your fears and get in the game.
Get computer help without technically having the staff.
Check out these resources that any startup can use.
Let customers know exactly why they need your business.
Spotting trends can put your business in the money for the long haul.
Let your venture out of the house by meeting clients at business-ready facilities.
This couple found a recipe for success in allergen-free treats.
Investigating potential employees online can hurt your business if you're not careful.
Starting a part-time business while caring for kids is no simple feat, but this challenge has its rewards.
Should you offer employees stock in your startup? Here's how to weigh your options.
This busy mom found comfort in a food business that lets her work at home.
A former Navy diver discovered security in surveillance systems.
Sales And Marketing
Cut to the chase with these tips to reach prospects who are ready to buy.
Connections can mean the difference between startup success and failure.
By bringing manicures and pedicures to clients, this entrepreneur turned a friend's wish into a well-groomed business.
Former college athlete helps fellow jocks find jobs.
In the time it takes to release a few Pez candies from their colorful dispenser, Patrick Misterovich took his business from concept to reality.
It's natural to be scared when taking big steps, but don't let it stand in the way of your success.
The vista from here? Fancy phones, super mice and a new view through your Windows.