Starting a Business

Business Ideas

It Can Be Made In America

For many products, there are benefits to manufacturing them in the U.S.
Finding Customers

Young and in Charge

Young entrepreneurs can earn client trust and establish credibility.
Your Business Plan

Time to Quit?

It's not about starting over--it's about empowering yourself to keep going.
Success Stories

Masters of Life Style Content

Being young in the city that never sleeps helps these entrepreneurs paint the town read.
Your Business Plan

Do You Really Need a Business Plan?

The experts aren't so sure--but entrepreneurs like the founders of Roaring lion energy drink say it's a must. here's how to know if writing a business plan is for you.
Success Stories

Not Just a Pretty Face

Trace Ayala teamed up with his friend Justin Timberlake--yes, that one--to create a clothing line and a restaurant. But they learned celebrity would only take them so far.
Startup Basics

How to Make a Powerful First Impression

Learn the art of presence and small talk from communications experts who swear you can do it even if you don't think you can.
Starting a Business

Find a Home for Your Business

The world is your playground. Use the Global Competitiveness Index to learn which country is easiest for your company to do business in.
Startup Basics

Look Good Online

The only way to control what people say about your company is to be part of the conversation.
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Clothing Boutique Owner Starts Online

Girlie Designs founder Linda Antwi tells us how she started her clothing store online before going brick and mortar.
Business Ideas

Be Your Own Trend Spotter

Preparing for the future is easier if you know what's coming.
Success Stories

A Step Down That's a Step Up

No matter how high up you are on the corporate ladder, it's never too late to start your own business--even if you're heading into a different industry.
Success Stories

Happy Babies, Happy Planet

Bored while her baby slept, this mother created organic, cloth diapers.
Success Stories

Caring Entrepreneurs Become Local Angels

Recruiting locals and hiring from a youth work program have helped these businesses succeed in their mission and community.
Success Stories

Lessons Learned at 'Harvard for Losers'

The Delancey Street Foundation takes drug addicts, ex-convicts and the homeless, and trains them for the real world.
Your Business Plan

Get Back to Business Planning Fundamentals

In a recession, it's important to know what adjustments to make to your business plan. Here are three fundamentals to remember.
Starting a Business

What Have You Done Today to Feel Proud?

How one question can inspire mompreneurs to take a leap of faith away from baby steps and do something big each day.
Startup Basics

The Basics of Greening Your Business

Run a more eco-friendly company with these 5 easy and cost-effective tips.
Starting a Business

Star Power

This entrepreneur is enlisting a little help from Hollywood to meet her double bottom line.
Starting a Business

Old Tricks, New Job

Shorten the road to success by using skills learned during your days as an employee.
Starting a Business

Road to Success

You can still find a place in the auto industry--you just have to know where to look.
Finding Customers

What Women Want

How to grab a powerful niche market with growing potential.
Startup Basics

Keep Up Appearances

The right attitude can mean the difference between failure and success.
Success Stories

Branson: A Man of Many Milestones

Richard Branson isn't defined by business or personal success. His life is a combination of both.
Inventing

Do Rising Costs Point to Domestic Manufacturing?

Don't assume your next invention will be produced overseas. Several factors make the U.S. a prime place for production.
Getting Your Business off the Ground
Startup Basics

Getting Your Business off the Ground

Russell Vare, co-owner of Viper Black Clothing, talks about the challenges he faced starting up and how he stays competitive in the fashion industry.
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