Entrepreneur: Latest from Laura Tiffany 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, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT 5 Things Every Startup Should Know You can learn now from what these entrepreneurs wish they'd known then. Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200628 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200628 You can learn now from what these entrepreneurs wish they'd known then. Crafting: A Silver Lining in a Tough Economy Looking for an outlet for your creativity? Crafting is bucking the economic meltdown. Here are the latest crafting trends you should know about. Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200450 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200450 Looking for an outlet for your creativity? Crafting is bucking the economic meltdown. Here are the latest crafting trends you should know about. Generate Buzz about Your Business Sometimes buzz happens. Most times, however, you need to create it. Mon, 19 Jan 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199596 Sometimes buzz happens. Most times, however, you need to create it. Not Just Any Partner You like marketing; he likes accounting. You enjoy designing new products; she's a sales guru. Finding a business partner with complementary skills can be the best thing you do for your business--and yourself. Fri, 31 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198286 You like marketing; he likes accounting. You enjoy designing new products; she's a sales guru. Finding a business partner with complementary skills can be the best thing you do for your business--and yourself. Road to Success You can still find a place in the auto industry--you just have to know where to look. Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198144 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198144 You can still find a place in the auto industry--you just have to know where to look. Profits for a Better World Socially responsible young entrepreneurs are creating for-profit businesses to enact social change. Wed, 08 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197520 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197520 Socially responsible young entrepreneurs are creating for-profit businesses to enact social change. A Place to Call Your Own Once you've learned the ropes of selling on Ebay, it may be time to open an Ebay Store or your very own ProStores site. Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196508 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196508 Once you've learned the ropes of selling on Ebay, it may be time to open an Ebay Store or your very own ProStores site. Imminent Domaining The domain name market is a hot investment opportunity for entrepreneurs. Fri, 25 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195880 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195880 The domain name market is a hot investment opportunity for entrepreneurs. Virtual Success Teens bypass after-school jobs for virtual world businesses where the money earned and the skills learned are real. Thu, 10 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195554 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195554 Teens bypass after-school jobs for virtual world businesses where the money earned and the skills learned are real. Top 10 Home Improvement Franchises Whether you want to put your DIY skills to work or don a suit and sell your wares in a showroom, there's a home improvement franchise that'll fit your style. Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195048 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195048 Whether you want to put your DIY skills to work or don a suit and sell your wares in a showroom, there's a home improvement franchise that'll fit your style. Top 10 Children's Franchises Help educate the wee ones--and some older kids, too--by opening a children's franchise. Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195050 Help educate the wee ones--and some older kids, too--by opening a children's franchise. Art Gets Entrepreneurial Artists looking to make a name for themselves are forgoing the gallery/museum route and selling their own products. Fri, 30 May 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/194220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/194220 Artists looking to make a name for themselves are forgoing the gallery/museum route and selling their own products. Reach Out Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Orkut, Xing--the glut of social networking sites can make it impossible to decide where to spend your time and energy. Here are a few new networks to consider. Thu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192666 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192666 Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Orkut, Xing--the glut of social networking sites can make it impossible to decide where to spend your time and energy. Here are a few new networks to consider. Fascinated by Japan If it's big in Japan, it could also hit big in the United States--and these entrepreneurs are betting on it. Mon, 28 Apr 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193244 If it's big in Japan, it could also hit big in the United States--and these entrepreneurs are betting on it. Surviving a Slowing Economy If the experts agree that we're in a recession, these tips will have you so far ahead of the game, the news will barely register. Thu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191936 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191936 If the experts agree that we're in a recession, these tips will have you so far ahead of the game, the news will barely register. Virtual Reality When it comes to getting help, business owners are finding it pays to go virtual. Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192986 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/192986 When it comes to getting help, business owners are finding it pays to go virtual. Casual Games Get Serious The $2.25 billion casual gaming industry is on the brink of explosive success. How can you join the game? Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/190914 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/190914 The $2.25 billion casual gaming industry is on the brink of explosive success. How can you join the game? Granting Geniuses These entrepreneurs don't just run businesses; they do good works. And they've been recognized with $500K MacArthur Fellowships for their accomplishments. Fri, 08 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/190236 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/190236 These entrepreneurs don't just run businesses; they do good works. And they've been recognized with $500K MacArthur Fellowships for their accomplishments. The Whole Package Packaging today needs style and substance. You've got to grab consumers' attention but also consider the impact your packaging has on the environment. Fri, 01 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188850 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188850 Packaging today needs style and substance. You've got to grab consumers' attention but also consider the impact your packaging has on the environment. Control Your Emoticons If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what's an emoticon worth? Something as simple as a :-), :-( or ;-) can be complicated, especially when you're talking about business e-mails. Tue, 01 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187496 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187496 If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what's an emoticon worth? Something as simple as a :-), :-( or ;-) can be complicated, especially when you're talking about business e-mails. Telemarketing Will Never Be the Same Almost 5 years after the Do Not Call Registry began, marketers have gotten creative. Thu, 20 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188280 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188280 Almost 5 years after the Do Not Call Registry began, marketers have gotten creative. Fantastic Spaces in Unusual Places Find out how creative entrepreneurs turned unusual spaces into the perfect location for their business. Thu, 06 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187730 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187730 Find out how creative entrepreneurs turned unusual spaces into the perfect location for their business. The Gossip Artist Perez Hilton's life is a Cinderella story for the blogging age. In just three short years, the popularity of PerezHilton.com has skyrocketed. Sat, 01 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186508 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186508 Perez Hilton's life is a Cinderella story for the blogging age. In just three short years, the popularity of PerezHilton.com has skyrocketed. 5 Out-of- the-Ordinary Outsourcing Trends Outsourcing is reaching new levels of creativity as entrepreneurs figure out more tasks that can be sourced elsewhere. Tue, 20 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187064 Outsourcing is reaching new levels of creativity as entrepreneurs figure out more tasks that can be sourced elsewhere. Talking Tofurky Find out how one man with a tempeh-fueled dream changed Thanksgiving dinner forever. Wed, 14 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186864 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186864 Find out how one man with a tempeh-fueled dream changed Thanksgiving dinner forever. Bringing Work Home You can go back home again. Many businesses are finding that homeshoring is a viable alternative to offshoring. Wed, 07 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186482 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186482 You can go back home again. Many businesses are finding that homeshoring is a viable alternative to offshoring. Give Your Neighborhood a Facelift You've invested everything and built a business you want to stick with for the long haul. Now business is thriving--but what if your neighborhood is dying? Thu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185546 You've invested everything and built a business you want to stick with for the long haul. Now business is thriving--but what if your neighborhood is dying? Bewitching Businesses For these entrepreneurs, every day is like Halloween. Ghosts, spirits and other things that go bump in the night help bring in the chills and the business. Mon, 29 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/186070 For these entrepreneurs, every day is like Halloween. Ghosts, spirits and other things that go bump in the night help bring in the chills and the business. An A-Mazing Moneymaker Family-friendly ag-tourism attractions like corn mazes are helping keep small farms alive. Thu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185988 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185988 Family-friendly ag-tourism attractions like corn mazes are helping keep small farms alive. Halo: The Power of 3 Think the biggest video game launch in history doesn't apply to you? Here's why you're wrong. Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185318 Think the biggest video game launch in history doesn't apply to you? Here's why you're wrong.