Starting a Business

On the Nose
Business Ideas

On the Nose

When Fabrice Penot pitched Le Labo--a fragrance company built on perfumes and no hype--investors laughed. Now with stores around the globe and millions in annual sales, Penot is the one who's smiling.
Crowdsourcing: Opportunity or Time Suck?
Business Ideas

Crowdsourcing: Opportunity or Time Suck?

As the trend continues to gain momentum, some entrepreneurial freelancers have learned to stand out.
Success Stories

Taking Sports Marketing From Passion to Pocketbook

From humble beginnings in a New York apartment to dominating the sports marketing world--Ben Sturner shares his story.
Business Ideas

Crowdsourcing: Opportunity or Time Suck?

As the trend continues to gain momentum, some entrepreneurial freelancers have learned to stand out.
Businesses You Can Start at Home
Home Based Ideas

Businesses You Can Start at Home

When it comes to selling products and services, the best home business is one that fits your interests and abilities.
Managing Employees

Secrets of a Mobile Office

Team HALO operates on the move. The key to success? Make the most of technology, but keep it simple.
Startup Basics

Entrepreneurship: Is it In the Genes?

Studies indicate some people may be genetically predisposed to entrepreneurial tendencies
How to Create a Productive Home Office Space
Tax Center

How to Create a Productive Home Office Space

Tips for ensuring your work-from-home dream doesn't become a logistical nightmare.
Your Business Plan

What Are Your Guiding Principles?

A well-defined credo can guide you through rough entrepreneurial waters and steer your business to success.
Two Weeks to Startup
Starting a Business

Two Weeks to Startup

Ready to be your own boss? This step-by-step guide can help get you started.
Home Based Business

A Mompreneur to Emulate

Meet a woman who realizes you can't have it all--but tries anyway.
Building a Website

Does Your Business Still Need a Website?

Between third-party apps and social media, some business owners are saying no--and it's working.
Cash Flow & Money Management

Ditch Your Bad Financial Habits

Straight talk and business tips from personal finance guru Ramit Sethi.
Startup Basics

A Recession is Not a Roadblock

If you play your cards right, a recession can yield plenty of profit for entrepreneurial ventures.
An Introduction to Business Plans
Your Business Plan

An Introduction to Business Plans

Why is a business plan so vital to the health of your business? Read the first section of our tutorial on How to Build a Business Plan to find out.
Five Harmful Myths About Business Plans
Your Business Plan

Five Harmful Myths About Business Plans

Believing these lies could be hazardous to your business.
From Board Room to Owner's Box
Success Stories

From Board Room to Owner's Box

These entrepreneurs are living every sports fan's dream as owners of NFL franchises.
Leadership

Are You Ready to Buy a Business?

5 questions to consider before you take the leap
The Skinny on Sole Proprietorships
Choosing a Business Structure

The Skinny on Sole Proprietorships

Protect yourself from the IRS and make your patchwork projects a real business.
Business Ideas

Genius Resources and Products for Entrepreneurs

From beef jerky that acts as Red Bull to a board game that teaches kids about credit, you'll find it here.
Your Business Plan

Business Models Illustrated

The new Business Model Generation book uses creative visuals to break down business models into nine building blocks.
Success Stories

Teed Up

Meri Zeiff's T-shirt company allows kids to make a difference--while communicating positive messages.
Startup Financing

Know When to Walk Away

Don't ask venture capitalists for referrals if they say they're not interested.
Startup Financing

The Accidental Investment

Mobile app maker Smule wasn't looking for more funding but saw the value when the right backers came knocking.
Success Stories

Just Brilliant

When Americans stopped buying $40,000 solar panel systems, SunRun came up with a solution: Lease them.
Going Green

Green Bubble or Green Opportunity?

Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper talks about how going green can be a game-changer for all sectors.
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