Entrepreneur: Latest from David Port 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, 12 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234413 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234413 With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets. Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231909 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231909 Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales. Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229776 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229776 Turn Your Company Car Into a Marketing Campaign on Wheels A look at three companies who are using their cars to jump start conversation and generate revenue. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228346 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228346 The Best Way to Buy a Company Car Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228353 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228353 Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228355 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228355 How to Start a Business in 10 Days Our hyper-intense, super-condensed guide to launching a new profitable business. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228659 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228659 When Starting Up, These 6 Things Can Wait Part of becoming profitable quickly is knowing what matters now and what can be pushed back several weeks or months Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228697 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228697 Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs We've gathered advice from entrepreneurs who made millions on their first businesses and are applying that hard-won wisdom to their new startups. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226877 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226877 The Entrepreneur Who Will Change Your Mobile Phone Bill Republic Wireless is a $19-per-month voice, text and data service that relies on Wi-Fi as its primary network. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227069 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227069 Smartphone-Enabled Car Rental Aims to Make Life Easier Silvercar is out to make car rental more personal and a lot less of a hassle. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226341 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226341 How a Coffee Franchise With Russian Roots Made it in the U.S. The story of two brothers who brought Soviet inspired coffeehouses to the U.S. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225955 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225955 From Small-Town Day Spa to Flourishing Franchise How a contrarian approach helped one entrepreneur scale her spa business to more than 25 franchise units in 14 states. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223741 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223741 How One Health Care Franchisee Overcame Growing Pains and Found Success Daniel Pahos shares lessons learned from managing the explosive growth of his Home Instead Senior Care business. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223740 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223740 How Two Firefighters Started Firehouse Subs Franchise A firefighting-theme sandwich chain gets hot. Now with nearly 500 locations, it's grown to become one of the top sub-sandwich franchises in the U.S. Sun, 18 Mar 2012 01:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223036 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223036 Sports Figures Invest in a Sweet Startup As Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt franchisees, sports luminaries show their softer side. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 02:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223035 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223035 How Social Media and a Sprinkle of Stardust Led to One Franchisee's Success A Fetch! Pet Care franchisee in the Los Angeles area credits celeb clientele and word of mouth for its growth. Mon, 17 Oct 2011 11:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220454 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220454 From Modest Roots to a 3,000-Salon Franchise How the founders of Great Clips haircutting company built a thriving business. Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220453 When Whiffling is Good Business Can a boyhood dream become a successful sports league? Tue, 08 Mar 2011 00:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218177 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218177 How Ethnic Brands Grow Beyond Their Niche Tapping the cultural uniqueness of a product might not be conducive to appealing to a broader customer base. Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219253 Is It Time for You to Get Anti-Social? Why some small businesses have pulled back from social media -- and are better off as a result Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217511 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217511 All the Consulting, (Almost) None of the Cost Creative entrepreneurs are finding ways to grow their businesses without paying for high-priced advice. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217463 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217463 Why Business Owners Are Heading Back to Campus Many successful entrepreneurs are becoming serial students as they look to expand their skills and grow their businesses. Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217275 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217275 Making Millions on Crowdsourced Homework How skipping high school helped Student of Fortune founder Sean McCleese find success in the tutoring business Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217273 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217273 The Entrepreneur's Sales Guide As a business owner, you're always selling. Here's how you can find, nurture and close prospects. Thu, 05 Aug 2010 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217178 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217178 But Where is the Money? While small business gets talked up in the economic recovery plan, lending to small business is still down--by $40 billion--from what it was two years ago. Entrepreneurs are grumbling. And Karen G. Mills, head of the SBA, is taking questions. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207500 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207500 Why Washington's Worth Watching The Obama administration has shown great interest in small-business owners, but some still wonder when they'll see results to match. Thu, 27 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206820 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206820 Does Your Business Still Need a Website? Between third-party apps and social media, some business owners are saying no--and it's working. Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205808 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205808 The Family Business: Making Sure Both Stay Intact It's a tough balance to strike, but the benefits are many for those with the drive and patience to make it work. Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205684 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205684 Earn Your Bones with a Doggie Daycare How Dana Hood capitalized on the pet business trend with For the Love of Dog. Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205312 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205312