Entrepreneur: Latest from Eileen P. Gunn http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:22:00 GMT How to Survive a Tax Audit These five tips can help you minimize the stress of IRS scrutiny should your return raise a red flag. Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219918 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219918 These five tips can help you minimize the stress of IRS scrutiny should your return raise a red flag. When to Hire a Bookkeeper or Accountant When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219917 When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro. Five Tips for Asking Friends and Family for Funding Sure, securing seed money for your startup is important, but so is preserving the relationships of those closest to you. Here's how to do both. Tue, 24 May 2011 00:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219693 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219693 Sure, securing seed money for your startup is important, but so is preserving the relationships of those closest to you. Here's how to do both. How to Cut Transaction Costs on Customer Purchases Tired of high credit-card processing fees? Here are three ways to save when accepting payments. Fri, 20 May 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219681 Tired of high credit-card processing fees? Here are three ways to save when accepting payments. How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York If you want to impress investors, you can pick up some pointers from the participants in this hot business-accelerator program. Wed, 18 May 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219666 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219666 If you want to impress investors, you can pick up some pointers from the participants in this hot business-accelerator program. Tips to Consider When You're Ready to Sell HARO founder Peter Shankman shares insight from the sale of his business. Thu, 12 May 2011 00:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219601 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219601 HARO founder Peter Shankman shares insight from the sale of his business. Five Bookkeeping Tips for Business Owners Adopting some good habits can help stave off costly errors when it comes to recordkeeping. Wed, 20 Apr 2011 00:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219517 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219517 Adopting some good habits can help stave off costly errors when it comes to recordkeeping. Raising Cash from Customers to Fund Growth How a small Pittsburgh company uses presales to source expansion capital. Tue, 19 Apr 2011 00:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219511 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219511 How a small Pittsburgh company uses presales to source expansion capital. Don't Let These Tax Write-Offs Trip You Up Some deductions may be worth a second look. Then there are those you want to be extra careful about. Thu, 31 Mar 2011 01:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219414 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219414 Some deductions may be worth a second look. Then there are those you want to be extra careful about. Five Common Startup Money Mistakes It's easy to go wrong when mapping out financials for a new venture. Here's how to avoid some typical potholes. Fri, 18 Mar 2011 03:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219368 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219368 It's easy to go wrong when mapping out financials for a new venture. Here's how to avoid some typical potholes. How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business Your investor-entrepreneur relationship is important. After all, you may be living with it every day for years to come. Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219363 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219363 Your investor-entrepreneur relationship is important. After all, you may be living with it every day for years to come. How to Approach Lenders Now Borrowers should be prepared to talk about how they steered through the downturn. Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219274 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219274 Borrowers should be prepared to talk about how they steered through the downturn. Five Tax Write-Offs You Might Not Know About A slew of new breaks are now available on common expenses for some growing companies. Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218154 A slew of new breaks are now available on common expenses for some growing companies. The Five Things You Must Do Before Approaching Any Investor How to show financial backers that your business has what it takes to succeed. Thu, 27 Jan 2011 00:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217979 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217979 How to show financial backers that your business has what it takes to succeed. Boot Camps for Entrepreneurs These programs can provide you with the tools you'll need before seeking out investors for your startup. Thu, 06 Jan 2011 00:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217816 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217816 These programs can provide you with the tools you'll need before seeking out investors for your startup. What I Learned at Entrepreneur Boot Camp An aspiring business owner gets a crash course in the essentials for running a company. Thu, 06 Jan 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217819 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217819 An aspiring business owner gets a crash course in the essentials for running a company. When Severance is Your Seed Money How to best use that sudden stash of cash to become your own boss. Wed, 05 Jan 2011 00:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217814 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217814 How to best use that sudden stash of cash to become your own boss. OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish. Tue, 28 Dec 2010 09:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217734 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217734 How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish. Five Financing Trends for 2011 How your startup could benefit from these funding sources in the coming year. Tue, 28 Dec 2010 00:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217795 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217795 How your startup could benefit from these funding sources in the coming year. Financial Resolutions for 2011 Consider these five business goals as you embark on a new year. Mon, 27 Dec 2010 01:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217790 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217790 Consider these five business goals as you embark on a new year. Bootstrapping: Starting a Business on a Budget A business coach shares tips and strategies on financing your startup. Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217773 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217773 A business coach shares tips and strategies on financing your startup. Hiring and Retention Common Hiring Mistakes Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Thu, 15 Jul 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71874 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71874 Common Hiring Mistakes Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Franchising Insight Will You Be Happy As a Franchisee? Thu, 20 May 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70972 Will You Be Happy As a Franchisee? Franchise 101 Buyers learn to beware at franchise boot camp Thu, 17 Jul 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63360 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63360 Buyers learn to beware at franchise boot camp Franchising Aspiring Franchisees Need an Exit Strategy Tue, 22 Apr 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/61320 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/61320 Aspiring Franchisees Need an Exit Strategy