Starting a Business

The Basics of Starting a Home-Based Business
How-To Guides for Home Based Businesses

The Basics of Starting a Home-Based Business

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Startup Basics

The Entrepreneur Economy

While the corporate world struggles to find its footing, entrepreneurs are stepping up with new ideas.
Work Less (It's Good for Business)
Success Stories

Work Less (It's Good for Business)

Doctors told Brett Schklar to slow down--or else. That's when he started his own company and learned that paying more attention to life off the job made him much better on it.
Business Ideas

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?
Business Ideas

He's Really Big This Year

Recession? What recession? Not for professional Santas.
Startup Financing

A Small Business Bailout--Maybe

ARC loans are only available to businesses that meet very strict criteria.
Success Stories

You Want Extra Change on Your Pizza?

NAKEDPizza is revolutionizing pizza--and the way people eat it.
Online Marketing

Where the Connected Get Clued In

Mashable.com went from social media tracker to sensation in its own right.
Success Stories

Dearly Beloved, Please Send Cash

A Palo Alto company found a new way to raise venture capital: Get married.
Young Entrepreneurs

Putting School to Work

Long walks in high heels inspired two women to create something easier on the feet--with a little help from their university.
Startup Financing

A New Year, a New Strategy

It's not all bad news on the financing front. Here are the top trends for 2010 and how to make the most of them.
Home Based Business

Steer Clear of Work-at-Home Scams

Desperate job seekers are becoming victims of classic and freshly minted schemes. Know what to look for.
Success Stories

The Giving Vine

Through cause marketing OneHope is working to improve many lives.
Franchises

Mr. Protection

Boats, buildings, cars, hay bales: Mike Enos wraps them all.
Franchises

Blinkin' Brilliant

How one man's half decorated house led to a holiday business that's now surging.
Success Stories

Too Small to Fail

While the big boys wait for bailouts, small businesses remain essential to the nation's economic and social fabric.
Grow Big by Selling Small
Sales Techniques

Grow Big by Selling Small

Go where the money is by catering to like-minded entrepreneurs.
Startup Basics

The Trade War That Wasn't

New restrictions on tire imports from China may not provoke the backlash expected.
Parking Lot Perfection
Business Ideas

Parking Lot Perfection

These small businesses are at the center of America's tailgating tradition.
How-To Guides for Home Based Businesses

How-To Guides

Wondering How to Start Home Based Business? Entrepreneur.com's home based business how-to guides will help you take your business into the right direction.
Success Stories

The Irony of the Safe Bet

Michael Kahan became a successful entrepreneur after walking away from a 10-year career on Wall Street.
The Future of Renewable Energy
Hot Trends

The Future of Renewable Energy

If you think it's all about solar and wind, think again.
Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide
Your Business Plan

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

This guide to writing a business plan will outline the most important parts and what should be included in an effective plan.
Financing

Make an Online Capital Connection

Sometimes finding the right investor is all about chemistry.
Restaurant Center

Why Now is the Time to Open a Restaurant

Rents are dropping, talented chefs are up for grabs and, most important, smarter diners are looking for value, not glitz.
Startup Financing

5 Rules for Pitching the Very Rich

Wonder if even seasoned pros screw it up? Let me count the ways.
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