Entrepreneur: Latest from Geoff Williams 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 Sun, 26 Feb 2012 13:00:00 GMT How I Did It: Getting Started in the Pet Business Meet five enterprising animal lovers who found their second acts in the booming pet industry. Sun, 26 Feb 2012 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222963 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222963 Meet five enterprising animal lovers who found their second acts in the booming pet industry. How to Hire Workers for Crummy Jobs Need someone for a task that would make even Mike Rowe blanch? When working for you isn't a dream come true. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 06:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219960 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219960 Need someone for a task that would make even Mike Rowe blanch? When working for you isn't a dream come true. What Scares Business Owners? Plenty of things. But, like inventory, employees and cash flow, fear can be managed. Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217477 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217477 Plenty of things. But, like inventory, employees and cash flow, fear can be managed. How to Put Your Creative Stamp on a Franchise Creative risks can make the difference between plodding and prosperous. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217379 Creative risks can make the difference between plodding and prosperous. Five Tips for Marketing to College Students Use these strategies to help you hit a constantly moving target. Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217344 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217344 Use these strategies to help you hit a constantly moving target. Big Marketing Stunts, Small-Business Style Creating buzz around your business is tough, but it's nothing compared to keeping that momentum going. Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207690 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207690 Creating buzz around your business is tough, but it's nothing compared to keeping that momentum going. Hire the Movers, Fire the Truck If you think moving from one house to another is stressful, try moving a business. Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206870 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206870 If you think moving from one house to another is stressful, try moving a business. The Toyota Effect: Unlikely Winners and Losers How is the automaker's global recall affecting other businesses? Mon, 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206328 How is the automaker's global recall affecting other businesses? Turn Your Car Into Your Computer Mobile warriors rejoice; Wi-Fi has reached your vehicle. Just don't surf while driving. Thu, 11 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204966 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204966 Mobile warriors rejoice; Wi-Fi has reached your vehicle. Just don't surf while driving. Become a Gift-Giving Guru Choosing the right gift is harder than it seems--and choosing the wrong one could cost you. Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204400 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204400 Choosing the right gift is harder than it seems--and choosing the wrong one could cost you. Business Unusual: The Tailgater in Your Living Room What if there was a service to match rabid sports fans with home owners across the country? Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204034 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204034 What if there was a service to match rabid sports fans with home owners across the country? More Buck Than Bang Don't waste your startup funds on marketing tactics that cost more than they're worth. Thu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203500 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203500 Don't waste your startup funds on marketing tactics that cost more than they're worth. What Have You Done for Me Lately? Companies are under pressure to get the results of their marketing money. Here's how to prove you're delivering. Wed, 16 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203372 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203372 Companies are under pressure to get the results of their marketing money. Here's how to prove you're delivering. How to Use Humor in Marketing Humor can lead to a marketing grand slam--as long as it's done right. Thu, 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200722 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200722 Humor can lead to a marketing grand slam--as long as it's done right. 4 Ways to Kill a Deal in Brazil Sometimes cultural barriers can undo a multimillion-dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you. Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199916 Sometimes cultural barriers can undo a multimillion-dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you. 3 Ways to Kill a Deal in India Sometimes cultural barriers can undo any multimillion dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you. Mon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198626 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198626 Sometimes cultural barriers can undo any multimillion dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you. How to Grow Without Growing Pains Ray Barton transformed Great Clips from just four hair salons into nearly 3,000, and he did it by turning down franchises that didn't fit into his expansion strategy. Wed, 10 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196924 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196924 Ray Barton transformed Great Clips from just four hair salons into nearly 3,000, and he did it by turning down franchises that didn't fit into his expansion strategy. The Secret Upside to Fear Don't let fear make your decisions. Find out how to ease your worries, and boost your business to new heights. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196726 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196726 Don't let fear make your decisions. Find out how to ease your worries, and boost your business to new heights. Little Boxes' Big 4-0 As the cubicle turns 40, we look back at the great (and not-so-great) moments in cube history. Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195608 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195608 As the cubicle turns 40, we look back at the great (and not-so-great) moments in cube history. The Seeds of Success Business is blooming for 1-800Flowers.com, but it wasn't always that way for founder Jim McCann. Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195742 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195742 Business is blooming for 1-800Flowers.com, but it wasn't always that way for founder Jim McCann. Get Smarter Would you believe. that, unlike watching the movie, reading this will make you get smart? Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195064 Would you believe. that, unlike watching the movie, reading this will make you get smart? Innovation Nation At Eureka! Ranch, American manufacturers find creative ways to grow. Sun, 01 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193720 At Eureka! Ranch, American manufacturers find creative ways to grow. What's the Next Bubble to Burst? It's a question for a realist, not a pessimist. Fri, 30 May 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/194224 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/194224 It's a question for a realist, not a pessimist. Two's Company Is your dynamic duo likely to become an explosive one? Before jumping into a business partnership, ask yourself these 7 key questions. Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193046 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193046 Is your dynamic duo likely to become an explosive one? Before jumping into a business partnership, ask yourself these 7 key questions. Law and Potential Disorder Find out how the latest slew of legislation could affect your business in 2008. Tue, 22 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189416 Find out how the latest slew of legislation could affect your business in 2008. An Extension of Himself Athlete Eric Robinson has helped build a $10 million prosthetic foot company, as well as an event that gives amputees a chance to participate in extreme sports again. Tue, 15 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189082 Athlete Eric Robinson has helped build a $10 million prosthetic foot company, as well as an event that gives amputees a chance to participate in extreme sports again. Crash Course on Extreme Sports These action-sport athletes are taking on business ownership at full speed and finding out it's not always a smooth ride. Tue, 15 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189086 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189086 These action-sport athletes are taking on business ownership at full speed and finding out it's not always a smooth ride. From Gamer to Gym Rat Now gamers can play while getting in their gym time, too. And we're not just talking about the Wii. Thu, 03 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188522 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188522 Now gamers can play while getting in their gym time, too. And we're not just talking about the Wii. A Toy Shop Story These toy shops may be small, but they compete with the biggest retailers every holiday season and thrive. Wed, 19 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188256 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188256 These toy shops may be small, but they compete with the biggest retailers every holiday season and thrive. What's Up With These Docs? These former doctors found the best treatment was to take two aspirin and start a business in the morning. Wed, 14 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186868 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186868 These former doctors found the best treatment was to take two aspirin and start a business in the morning.