Entrepreneur: Latest from Randy Myers 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 Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:30:00 GMT Can I Deduct That? Your Tax Deduction Checklist Figuring out what you can and can't deduct as a business expense is challenging. These tips help you lower your tax bill without running afoul of the federal tax code. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226893 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226893 Figuring out what you can and can't deduct as a business expense is challenging. These tips help you lower your tax bill without running afoul of the federal tax code. The Great Debate: Should You Let Employees Work From Home? Yahoo and Best Buy may have concluded that telecommuting doesn't work for their companies anymore, but it could still make sense for your business. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226888 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226888 Yahoo and Best Buy may have concluded that telecommuting doesn't work for their companies anymore, but it could still make sense for your business. When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy? Sat, 11 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226573 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226573 Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy? When Friends and Family Become Financiers Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach. Sat, 04 May 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226571 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226571 Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach. How to Do Business in China The author of 'Selling to China' offers advice for American entrepreneurs eager to do business in China, the world’s second-largest economy. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225997 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225997 The author of 'Selling to China' offers advice for American entrepreneurs eager to do business in China, the world’s second-largest economy. How Franchisees Can Find Room for Innovation Franchisees have to play within their franchiser's rules, but that doesn't mean they have to turn off their creativity. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225992 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225992 Franchisees have to play within their franchiser's rules, but that doesn't mean they have to turn off their creativity. SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business Learning where your competitors are and how you stack up against them has never been easier thanks to a new tool from the SBA. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225740 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225740 Learning where your competitors are and how you stack up against them has never been easier thanks to a new tool from the SBA. Preparing for a Housing Recovery With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225504 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225504 With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide. Should You 'Write the Book' on Your Business? It's never a bad thing to be recognized as an expert in your industry -- and nothing says 'expert' like having your name on the cover of a book. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224194 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224194 It's never a bad thing to be recognized as an expert in your industry -- and nothing says 'expert' like having your name on the cover of a book. How to Make Your Business Franchise-Friendly If you have a hunch your business model is sound and repeatable, doing some groundwork now can make it easier to franchise later. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223972 If you have a hunch your business model is sound and repeatable, doing some groundwork now can make it easier to franchise later. Hidden Cash: Tap Into R&D Tax Credits Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies. Wed, 30 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223597 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223597 Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies. How Much Should You Pay Yourself? For many small-business owners, the answer is probably more. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223332 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223332 For many small-business owners, the answer is probably more. Dividing the Family Fortune Passing on the family fortune can be tricky when it's tied up in a small business. Here's how to find a solution that works for your business and your family. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222757 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222757 Passing on the family fortune can be tricky when it's tied up in a small business. Here's how to find a solution that works for your business and your family. Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program. Wed, 13 Jul 2011 02:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219965 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219965 Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program. Six Ways to Save Credit-Card Headaches Use these tips to avoid getting burned by credit-card processors. Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218108 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218108 Use these tips to avoid getting burned by credit-card processors. Playing Favorites: Identify Your Best Customers Devote yourself to keeping your best customers happy, and watch your business grow. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217466 Devote yourself to keeping your best customers happy, and watch your business grow. 5 Signs Your Company's in Distress Rescue your business with these tips from a certified turnaround professional. Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217260 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217260 Rescue your business with these tips from a certified turnaround professional. Why, When and How to Move Your Business Plan carefully to make the process as rewarding and stress-free as possible. Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207682 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207682 Plan carefully to make the process as rewarding and stress-free as possible. Customer Service: Lessons From the Fall No matter the economic climate, taking great care of your customers is always a worthwhile policy. Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207398 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207398 No matter the economic climate, taking great care of your customers is always a worthwhile policy. How to Find an Overseas Distributor The right international distributor can equal sales success. Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206810 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206810 The right international distributor can equal sales success. You Violated a Loan Covenant. Now What? A prompt and proper response can get you out of this difficult circumstance. Mon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206784 A prompt and proper response can get you out of this difficult circumstance. Know Your Sales Margins If you don't know whether your business makes more selling Product A or Product B, listen up. Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206390 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206390 If you don't know whether your business makes more selling Product A or Product B, listen up. Vetting the Viability of Vendors Choose your merchants carefully--they are critical to your business's growth. Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205782 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205782 Choose your merchants carefully--they are critical to your business's growth. Stretch Your Business to the Limit Taking on a big project offers the chance to take your business to a new level. Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205122 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205122 Taking on a big project offers the chance to take your business to a new level. How to Boost Sales in a Deflated Economy Introduce new products or services to help your small business beat the recession in ways that cost-cutting can't. Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204688 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204688 Introduce new products or services to help your small business beat the recession in ways that cost-cutting can't. Selling Overseas Market constraints have you rethinking your business plan? Consider exporting. Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204028 Market constraints have you rethinking your business plan? Consider exporting.