Starting a Business

Business Ideas

Solid-Gold Music Businesses

You don't have to be a rock star to make a living from music. Find out how four entrepreneurs have turned their love of music into thriving enterprises.
Success Stories

He's Got Game

This entrepreneur is taking a chance with his Milwaukee board game shop.
Business Ideas

Wine Without the Vineyard

With options like custom crush facilities, wine lovers don't have to buy a vineyard or build facilities to bottle their own creations.
Your Business Plan

College Business Plans that Made the Grade

Find out how these entrepreneurs took their business plans from the classroom to the real world.
Work/Life Balance

Breaking the Code

The authors of The Catalyst Code explain how to start a business by bringing others together.
10 Romantic Businesses
Business Ideas

10 Romantic Businesses

Get in the mood for romance--and prepare to blush a little--as we honor 10 entrepreneurs who have full wallets and full hearts.
10 Off-the-Wall Businesses
Business Ideas

10 Off-the-Wall Businesses

These businesses prove that no idea is too odd to find success.
Success Stories

Staying One Step Ahead

Despite plenty of product rivalry, these sandal companies have developed unique, thriving brands that stand out from the rest.
Finding Customers

How Do I Build Customer Rapport?

The answer is in asking the right opening and closing questions.
Starting a Business

Building Your Support Team

Every business owner needs a trusted team of advisors and specialists. Here's how to get yours.
Success Stories

No Longer Lost in Translation

A near death in the family prompts two brothers to create the first digital-video link between doctors, patients and live translators.
Your Business Plan

Use SWOT to Kick-start Your Planning

Getting key players involved and brainstorming could be what your company needs to get to the next level.
Starting a Business

Teaming Up for Success

Get your product into the hands of consumers by forming alliances with the right people.
Startup Basics

10 Fraud-Prevention Resources

Think someone's trying to pull a fast one on you? Check out our resources for validating their credibility.
Success Stories

Steve Case Takes on Health Care

The AOL founder and former CEO discusses his latest online venture that is revolutionizing the health care industry and empowering consumers to take control of their health.
Mompreneur

Mommy, Be Professional

Earn respect for yourself and other mom entrepreneurs by behaving professionally, despite the craziness of motherhood.
Business Ideas

Baby-Making Vacations that Deliver

These businesses are helping couples get pregnant with an array of 'conceptionmoon' offerings.
Protecting Your Idea

Protecting Yourself Against Scams and Crooks

Do your homework to avoid making a bad business decision.
Startup Basics

Virtual Classroom

SBA Small Business Classroom on the Web
Choosing a Business Structure

ABCs of LLCs

Tax ramifications of forming an LLC
Choosing a Business Structure

Putting Inc. To Paper

How to incorporate? Follow these steps.
Choosing a Business Structure

Limited Liability Company

Hybrid entity brings together some of the best features of partnerships and corporations.
Success Stories

Up, Up and Away

Sales keep heading up for this publishing company that imports its superheroes from the big screen, not distant planets.
Business Ideas

Summertime Treats Grow Up

To kick off National Ice Cream Month, we rounded up the top trends in the scrumptious world of frozen desserts, from blinged-out ice cream trucks to brewery popsicles.
Business Ideas

Getting Fit Gets Fun

These five out-of-the-ordinary fitness trends will inspire advanced athletes and motivate the most hesitant of beginners.
Startup Basics

Business Licenses

Make sure you have the appropriate state and federal licenses.
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