Starting a Business

Startup Basics

Start a Business.or Get a Job?

The decision rests with you, and only you. But there are definite perks to being your own boss.
Choosing a Business Structure

Creating a Fair--and Successful--Partnership

What's the best way to divvy up your company among partners? There's no easy answer.
Business Ideas

Explore Your Auctions

Once the domain of small sellers, eBay has become a valued resource for entrepreneurs.
Home Based Ideas

5 Businesses to Start This Weekend

Don't wait another minute--start a new business now with these part-time ideas.
Startup Basics

Why Business Owners Need Angels

Get in touch with an angel, says one entrepreneur—and we don't mean angel investor—and you might find the help you need in starting and growing your business.
Your Business Plan

Making Projections

How to put together numbers for your business plan
Evaluating Your Idea

Idea Overload

What to do when your entrepreneurial brain is working overtime
Protecting Your Idea

Trademarking Your Domain

Registering a domain doesn't mean you also own the trademark for that domain. You'd better do your legwork now if you want to protect what you've got.
Startup Basics

Have a Little Class

Small-business newbies can learn the ropes online.
Magazine

Stop Dreaming-Start Your New Business Now

Ready to get your head out of the clouds and make that business dream a reality? Find your inspiration, focus on the goal and take it one step at a time.
Furnishing Your First Store or Office

Furnish Your Office in Style

Maximize space and improve communication with the right systems furniture in your office.
Legal Basics For Startups

Legal Aspects of an E-Business

3 important things to consider before you start your e-business
Evaluating Your Idea

Testing Your Idea

Is it worth it to give up your full-time job for your business idea?
Distribution and Licensing

Can a Corporate Partner Help You Market Your Invention?

Finding a Fortune 2000 to help you manufacture, market and distribute your product isn't as hard as it sounds if you follow this advice.
How to Start a Medical Claims Processing Business
Home Based Ideas

How to Start a Medical Claims Processing Business

A doctor's attention should be on patients--not money matters. Help medical professionals focus on their core competencies with a medical billing service.
Inventing

Notions in Motion

Itching to turn an idea into reality? You've got to answer the call and take charge to make it happen.
Venture and Angel Investors

Show 'Em the Money

Lending a hand to minorities in the search for VC backup
Location

Bi-Coastal Business

Is it possible to be in two places at once? Maybe, if you're planning your own business.
Self-Assessment

Homebased Startup Checklist

The devil is in the details--we've created this checklist so you don't forget anything crucial when starting your new business.
Setting Up Your Office

Bring Order to Your Office

Follow this simple rule to eliminate the clutter from your work space.
Distribution and Licensing

The Bigger, the Better

If you need quick cash flow to stay in business—and who doesn't?—skip the small retailers and go straight for companies that buy in bulk.
Startup Financing

A Penny Saved . . .

and you've taken your first step to starting a business.
Startup Basics

Buying the Company You Work For

How to make the transition from working for a company to owning it
Your Business Plan

How to Set Starting Salaries

Determining the salaries of your company's founders will impact both funding and friendship.
Setting Up Your Office

Making Time for Organization

You can't afford not to with all the time you waste being unorganized.
Inventing

Innovative Model

Joey Reiman has thought up stuff you've only dreamed about--and now he's going to share his secrets of innovation with you.
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