Starting a Business

How to Sell at Craft Fairs and Shows
Business Ideas

How to Sell at Craft Fairs and Shows

Interested in turning your artistic hobby into a business? Find out how you can make money by selling your handicrafts at art shows and craft fairs.
Home Based Business

Legal Issues

Make sure to answer these three legal questions when starting a homebased business.
Inventing

Top Honors

Winning a contest can catapult your invention into the mainstream.
Self-Assessment

31 Tips for Conquering Startup Fears

What's really holding you back from starting your own business? These 31 tips will help you face your fears and finally get the guts to become your own boss.
Home Based Business

8 Ways to Keep Your Homebased Business Running Smoothly

If you're well on your way to home based business success, these management tips will help you stay on top of your game.
Home Based Ideas

Starting a Creativity Consultant Business

Like thinking outside the box? Then perhaps you're suited for a job that helps companies and individuals think and work more innovatively.
Startup Basics

Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur?

Learn what qualities entrepreneurs have in common--and whether you have what it takes to join their ranks.
Venture and Angel Investors

Keys to Getting Your Company Funded

Keep these questions and tips in mind when raising money for your business.
Startup Basics

What to Do--and Not Do--as a Startup

These seven lessons will help keep you on track during the early stages of your business.
Venture and Angel Investors

Why Is Debt a Bad Thing?

Learn the reasons why investors could hold some debt against you and what you can do to keep monies owed from hurting your business.
Venture and Angel Investors

When Not to Take the Money

There are times where accepting funding just isn't the right move to make. Learn how to recognize and avoid this situation to save your business from making a big mistake.
Your Business Plan

Business Plan Essentials

Learn about the elements that every successful business plan must contain.
Setting Up Your Office

Better Safe

Home alone? When you're working and living in the same place, you need to take home security seriously.
Setting Up Your Office

Say Bye-Bye to Work Pain

Follow these ergonomic tips to avoid work-related pain.
How to Forecast Revenue and Growth
Startup Basics

How to Forecast Revenue and Growth

When starting out, financial forecasts may seem overwhelming. We'll help you conquer the numbers with this easy-to-follow guide to forecasting revenues and expenses during startup.
Business Ideas

Inside Job

Turn a little style into a lot of profit by trying your hand at dorm room design.
Finding Ideas

Go Rural

It is possible to start a business in a small community.
Home Based Business

All That Glitters

Dreaming of starting your own jewelry business? Be prepared--it's more elbow grease than glitz and glamour.
Your Business Plan

Crafting a Simple Business Plan

Find out why a fully detailed, elaborate business plan may not be your best choice.
Your Business Plan

Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

Steer clear of these 10 blunders when crafting your business plan.
Business Ideas

Choose Your Path

Ready to start a retail business? Don't get stuck at the fork in the road--we've mapped out 3 different retail paths so you can choose the one that's right for you.
Home Based Business

Dealing With the Unexpected

You thought you knew what working from home would be like--until you came face to face with problems you hadn't planned on. Here's what you can do to solve your homebased dilemmas.
10 Insider Tips for Retail Success
Retail Center

10 Insider Tips for Retail Success

Learn some of the ins and outs of successfully running your own retail location from a tween clothing and accessories retailer.
Startup Basics

Is It the Right Time to Launch Your Business?

This successful entrepreneur points out five signs that will help you determine if it's now or never for your big business idea.
Startup Basics

Is a Business Partnership Right for You?

Learn the basics behind partnering up to start a business before you join forces with an associate.
Inventing

Marketing Tips for Launching a New Product

Follow these seven steps to successfully introduce and market your latest product or service.
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