Starting a Business

Startup Basics

Simple Steps to Creating a Business That Works

Follow the advice of this business expert, and you'll soon find yourself on the road to success.
Startup Basics

5 Rules for Business Startups

Here are five simple tactics that will help you create a successful business that fills a need and fills your pockets.
Business Ideas

Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

Interested in starting one of the fastest-growing homebased businesses around? These existing business owners' advice can help you get started.
Startup Basics

Selecting an Advisory Board

6 tips for finding the best advisors for your business
Home Based Ideas

Sales Report

Once tainted by get-rich-quick schemes, the direct-sales industry is changing its image. See what experts and business owners have to say about going direct.
Business Ideas

By Special Request

Upscale concierge businesses give new meaning to the phrase "service with a smile."
Marketing Your Invention

All Fired Up

With the right marketing plan, your product will blaze trails across the globe.
Home Based Ideas

Starting a Business as a Remodeling Contractor

Using your carpentry or construction skills to help people remodel their homes could just be the perfect homebased business for you.
Startup Basics

Paying Employees During the Startup Stage

When getting your company off the ground, there are ways to compensate workers that won't break the bank.
Evaluating Your Idea

Hit or Miss

Jumping on a hot trend at just the right time can be a great way to launch a business. But how can you tell if a trend has enough staying power to stake your startup on it?
Startup Basics

7 Habits for Business Success

Want to take your business to the top? Develop these habits and enjoy a smooth journey.
How-To Guides for Home Based Businesses

Secrets to Staying Focused in Your Home Office

Tips for minimizing distractions so you can stay on track
Startup Basics

Should You Turn Your Hobby Into a Business?

5 questions to answer before you make the leap from hobbyist to full-time entrepreneur
Home Based Ideas

Starting a Business as a Manufacturer's Rep

If you're a top seller and have years of experience under your belt, going independent as a manufacturer's representative may be your ticket to sales success.
Business Ideas

Go With the Low

Hear everyone talking about the low-carb revolution, but think it's too late to get in the game? Don't worry--there's still plenty of opportunity to profit from America's newest obsession.
Business Ideas

Starting a Homebased Food Business on a Sweet Note

Make sure to follow state regulations when selling
Marketing Your Invention

Make Your Mark

Want to break into a market overrun with competitors? No matter how crowded the field, you can still come out in front.
Home Based Business

Take It Outside!

...or to your living room, your kitchen, or wherever you need to be. A wireless network not only boosts productivity, but also makes life as a homebased entrepreneur a whole lot easier.
Home Based Business

Close to Home

Are you trying to connect with other homebased business owners? You may not have to look too far.
Naming Your Business

Your Name Here

Create the perfect name for your company with these six steps.
Product Development

Startup Capital for Investors

How to raise the cash you need to boost your product off the ground
Home Based Ideas

Let's Get Busy

Start cookin' with the hottest homebased businesses in town.
Home Based Business

Hiring a Virtual Assistant

How to get help when you don't want employees in your home office
Home Based Business

Homing Devices

Zeroing in on technology and furniture for your first home office won't cost a fortune with these budget-friendly ideas.
Home Based Business

Do You Have What It Takes to Work From Home?

Consider these five key questions before you take the plunge.
How-To Guides for Home Based Businesses

Supporting Roles

Use a business support service to help your growing business out during busy times.
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