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A monk turns to printing supplies to keep his abbey afloat.
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5 Ways to Grow Your Profits

A simple formula to help you maximize profit margins
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Simple Luxuries Thrive in Depressed Economy

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My Business or My Child?

When it comes to being successful, the answer has to be both.
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Turning a Green Business Into Gold

Reward follows risk and innovation for these eco-friendly businesses.

The Human Approach

Focus less on making your pitch and more on listening to what your customers need.
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The Profitability of Mobility

How a full-time stockbroker diversified into the world of wireless.
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Controlled Damage

Go ahead and smash that vase! It's one crash that'll do you good.
Startup Financing

The Feel-Good Investment

Why socially responsible companies are more attractive to investors
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Inside an Online Bazaar

Artisans and consumers converge at, a perpetual global art festival.
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The Twittering Class

How social media can elevate your company's online cred
Startup Basics

Start a Business Without Going Broke

Keep startup costs low and consider these recession-proof industries.
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The Business of Activism

How one San Francisco company is uniting social responsibility and capitalism
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If It's So Good, Why Offer it to Me?

5 ways to tell legitimate deals from stinkers.
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From T-Shirt Salesman to TV Icon

As he prepares to put small business in the spotlight, reality TV titan Mark Burnett reflects on his own entrepreneurial journey.
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What's Your Best Business Advice?

A strong mantra separates a good business owner from a great one.
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Owning and running a small business is a very challenging task. The Entrepreneur Small Business Resource Center has everything you need to grow your business. From learning the basics of business planning to understanding employee benefits.
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Learn how to start a small business with our small business startup guide. Learn everything from raising startup capital to building a brand image.
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100 Brilliant Companies

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5 Steps to Building a Successful Niche Business

A simple service can win big in a small market.
Startup Basics

Get Back to Basics--and Bricks

Stand out in a crowded online marketplace by opening a traditional storefront.
Startup Basics

Lessons From The Fall Of Giants

4 lessons to be learned from the crash and burn of industry leaders.
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