Entrepreneur: Latest from Alina Dizik 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 Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:00:00 GMT For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229739 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229739 How to Transform Your Workspace With Color Consider these hues to change the mood in your business. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227080 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227080 7 Ingredients to a Successful Business Dinner Wooing clients over dinner can help you build long-lasting relationships. Here's a guide to making the best possible impression. Thu, 30 May 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226785 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226785 How to Manage Your Business Partner Disagreements and hurt feelings between co-founders can sink a company before it starts. Here are four strategies to set the relationship up for success. Mon, 27 May 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226772 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226772 10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas If you're considering an international expansion of your brand, here's what you need to know to make sure you're fully prepared to make the decision. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226517 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226517 10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market A guide to understanding your customers and how your product meets their needs. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226360 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226360 3 Ethical Ways to Boost Positive Online Reviews A look at the strategies some entrepreneurs are using when generating and making the most of their customers' comments. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226315 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226315 10 Questions to Ask Before Making Your First Hire Before rushing to expand your business with that first employee, here are the most important things you need to consider first. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226141 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226141 10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Job to Start a Business How do you know when the time is right to make the leap? Wed, 13 Mar 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226035 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226035 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business Here's a look at three entrepreneurs who have changed company names and the lessons they learned. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225859 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225859 Photographers Refocus on New Ventures The line has long blurred between the amateur and professional photographer. Here, three former pro photographers who saw the changes coming early on and reinvented themselves with successful startups. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225406 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225406 10 Things to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant With the growth of virtual assistants, their expertise now runs the gamut -- from making vendor calls to sending out thank you cards to prospective clients. Here's how to make the most of virtual help. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225318 3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs Take advantage of these free workspaces offered by chambers of commerce, universities and the community-at-large. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225137 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225137 8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business From Home Owners of home-based businesses often fail to establish proper boundaries between their work and personal lives. Here's how to get it right the first time. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224875 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224875 5 Tips for Publishing Your Own Book Books can help small-business owners with brand awareness, as well as show their expertise. Here's how to get started, including self-publishing platforms to consider when you're ready. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 02:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224621 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224621 3 Teambuilding Exercises Tailored to Unique Business Challenges How three entrepreneurs designed effective--and fun--ways to strengthen their teams. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 02:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224212 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224212 How Entrepreneurs are Successfully Tapping into the Healthy Spice Trend A look at business owners in the snack and beverage industries that are finding success and growing their companies, one herb at a time. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224060 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224060 Bars Go Green How eco-friendly practices are helping drinking establishments attract a loyal clientele. Wed, 23 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223601 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223601 Do's and Don'ts of Seeking Business Advice From a Spouse Entrepreneurs' spouses can wear many hats, but small-business owners shouldn't rely on them too much. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222976 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222976 Cooking Up New Business Ideas from Old-World Recipes How some entrepreneurs are drawing from the distant past to put a successful new spin on old ideas. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 03:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222486 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222486