Starting a Business

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A Beautiful Business

This entrepreneurial pair were inspired by celebs, and now they sell their specialty makeup to them.
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A Strong Response

This direct-marketing team took the high road, and became young millionaires.
Success Stories

The Art of Coffee

These entrepreneurs have risen above the competition by creating art out of lattes.
Success Stories

Locals Only

Selling locally handcrafted furniture online has helped these furniture entrepreneurs stand out from the crowd.
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Not Just for Kids

Who says business can't be fun? Not these specialty toy e-tailers.
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Making News

These hometown newspapers entrepreneurs have found their success in print.
Success Stories

Healthy Profits

By streamlining billing woes, these enterpreneurs are helping physicians focus on patients.
Your Business Plan

SCORE's Top Business Planning Tips

Before you write or update your business plan, consult these tips.
Startup Basics

Get Yourself an Entrepreneurial Education

Many entrepreneurs choose to start out on their own. But another choice is to obtain a degree in entrepreneurship--and take advantage of the vast array of biz resources universities offer.
Using Credit Cards to Fund Your Business
Self-Financing Your Startup

Using Credit Cards to Fund Your Business

Know the risks you face before you take the plunge into credit-card debt.
Legal Basics For Startups

Answers to Your Startup Legal Questions

Don't let red tape boggle your mind. Here's how to handle some common legal dilemmas.
Startup Basics

It's Who You Know

If you really know how to work your connections, a successful startup is less than 6 degrees away.
Distribution and Licensing

Put a Lid on It!

An infomercial for this inventor's snappy new food containers helped her seal the deal with a large retailer.
Location

Thriving In A Bad Location

Make your business succeed in a location where others have failed.
Home Based Business

Home Office Tips for Holiday Houseguests

Keep your home business running smoothly with these three tips for entertaining holiday guests.
Business Ideas

Hot Trends to Explore

Get fired up! Ignite your profits with our inside look at the hottest trends and best business ideas for 2006.
Success Stories

Stroller Strides

Creating a family-friendly fitness class won an entrepreneur the mothers' seal of approval.
Setting Up a Homebased Business Legally
Home Based Legal Startup

Setting Up a Homebased Business Legally

This checklist of legal steps and resources is a must-have for any new homebased business owner.
Your Business Plan

Top 10 Business Plan Mistakes

When it comes to creating a business plan that attracts investors, these tips will help you get it right the first time.
Startup Basics

10 Things to Look Out for When Buying a Business

If you're thinking about purchasing a business for sale, this legal expert tells you what you need to be wary of to protect your investment.
Startup Financing

How to Find Investors for Your Startup

Raise the money you need by proving to investors that you've done your homework and are willing to sacrifice.
Startup Basics

Seven Keys to Growing Your Business

Increase your sales with these 7 principles every successful business should follow.
Business Ideas

8 Perpetually Hot Businesses

We've got brand-new updates on 8 of our businesses from our 2005 hot list. And guess what? They're still sizzling.
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