Starting a Business

Your Business Plan

Down and Dirty Market Research

You can learn a lot by visiting your competitors.
How-To Guides for Home Based Businesses

Taking Control of a Busy Schedule

You're busy all day long, but how much are you really getting done?
Startup Basics

Setting Clear Goals

Don't launch that start-up until you examine why you really want the business.
Startup Basics

On a Mission

Any business opportunity purchase demands careful investigation. What's at stake? Only the keys to an entrepreneurial kingdom.
Marketing Your Invention

Market a New Product on Any Budget

Let the whole world know about your latest product launch, even on the tightest budget.
Marketing Your Invention

Raiser's Edge

Are your attempts at selling to retail stores going nowhere? Maybe your product needs a good fund-raiser.
Startup Basics

Learning From the Best

Why mentors rock-and how they can help you grow your business
Evaluating Your Idea

Pricing Your Product

It takes some calculation to determine the right price for your product or service.
Startup Basics

Standing on a Giant's Shoulders

Reflecting on Jane Applegate, one of small business's leading advocates
Setting Up Your Office

Should You Move Out of Your Home Office?

If business is slow, it's not necessarily due to your location.
Inventing

Look What I Found!

Make the most of the opportunities everybody else has overlooked.
Legal Basics For Startups

Keeping It Legal

I've got the knowledge and experience. Do I really need a piece of paper?
Legal Basics For Startups

A Legal How-To for Startups

Little-known legal tips to help you start your business hassle-free
Evaluating Your Idea

What's My Business Idea Worth?

By itself, not much. But if you have the ability to build a successful company around it, then you're in business.
Setting Up Your Office

How Efficient Is Your Workspace?

Your office may look neat and uncluttered, but that doesn't mean it's organized. Here's how to know if you have a hidden problem.
Home Based Business

The Reality of Working From Home

Ground rules don't always cut it when it comes to homebased business. Here's how to deal with the unexpected.
Self-Assessment

Your Top Start-Up Questions Answered

You've got questions. We've got answers. What could be more divine?
Your Business Plan

Starting Your First Business

Wondering where to begin? Here's a step-by-step formula for success.
Location

Wyoming Lures New Business With Wide-Open Spaces

With no business or personal income tax, a pro-business legislature and plenty of other benefits, Wyoming's got what entrepreneurs need.
Evaluating Your Idea

Tweaking Your Original Idea

Don't get so set on an idea that you fail to consider other ways to beef up your offerings.
Protecting Your Idea

Patent Holders Given Edge in Battle Against Infringers

Supreme Court decision eases inventors' burden of proving someone else has violated their patent rights
Setting Up Your Office

Creating a More Productive Office

Organize your environment by removing the small irritants that hinder your achievement.
Inventing

Want Some of This?

A good product is nothing without a customer who wants to buy it.
Home Based Business

When Is It Time to Grow?

Taking your homebased business to the next level could mean abandoning that cozy home office for commercial office space. Are you prepared for the transition?
Protecting Your Idea

Answers to 3 Tough Copyright Questions

When designing your marketing materials, take care not to rip anyone off in the process.
Startup Financing

Minority Loan and Grant Programs

The right program can ease the transition from pre-funding planner to full-fledged entrepreneur.
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