Starting a Business

Setting Up Your Office

Setting Up Your First Home Office

The essentials of leaving your corporate job and setting up your own home based business
Self-Assessment

Why Age Doesn't Matter

If you're a true entrepreneur, you'll make your idea work, no matter how young you are.
Marketing Your Invention

Finning the Flames

With a flash of creativity, you can swim circles around the competition.
Startup Basics

Top 3 Start-Up Mistakes to Avoid

Don't let fear of failure stop you in your tracks. Avoid these common pitfalls, and you'll be on your way to success.
How to Start a Cleaning Business
Startup Kits

How to Start a Cleaning Business

If you don't mind getting your hands dirty and appreciate the sense of a job well done, then a cleaning service might just be your perfect opportunity.
How to Start a Consulting Business
Startup Kits

How to Start a Consulting Business

Everyone has an untapped reservoir of knowledge. Put yours to work for you as an independent consultant.
Startup Basics

With a Little Help From My Friends

A strong support system will see you through the start-up phase and beyond.
Home Based Business

Under Pressure

Will your marriage survive both of you working at home? Yes, if you work on your communication skills, too.
Marketing Your Invention

A Novel Dilemma

To reach potential customers with an avant-garde product, you'll need to have a few tricks up your sleeve.
Distribution and Licensing

Let's Make a Deal

Licensing your idea to a bigger company can mean fewer hassles--and a lot more money in your pocket.
Self-Assessment

Basic Training

Got what it takes to get through entrepreneurial "boot camp"? We'll give you some tips for toughing out your first year in business.
Self-Assessment

The Dark Side

Prepare yourself for being homebased by understanding the downside.
Home Based Business

The Search Is On

Entrepreneurs and experts all agree: If you're willing to hunt around, you can score financing to get your homebased business off the ground.
Home Based Legal Startup

Bad Zoning Laws? Get 'Em Changed!

If your city is giving you trouble, print out this article and bring it to a council meeting to prove the worth of homebased business.
Money Basics

How to Compensate Yourself and Others

Answers to some of your most pressing questions about how to pay your own salary and how to compensate independent contractors
Evaluating Your Idea

Evaluating Your e-Business Idea

How to tell if your amazing new product idea is really worth gambling on
Startup Financing

Starting a Business in an Urban Market

How to evaluate your risk factors, seek funding and get the professional advice you need
Home Based Business

How to Manage Your Homebased Time

You have a number of responsibilities as a homebased entrepreneur. Here's how to juggle them all.
Your Business Plan

Wharton Winners Share Their Secrets

Tapping an underserved niche, this business plan was the one that most impressed the judges of the annual Wharton Business Plan Competition.
Startup Basics

Biggest Start-Up Mistakes to Avoid

Don't let these common mistakes destroy your chances at having a successful start-up.
Legal Basics For Startups

When 50/50 Ownership Splits Just Don't Work

Sometimes, divvying up everything equally in a business isn't in everyone's best interests.
Business Ideas

Selling Luxury Items Online

If you create a reason to buy, there are people who will pay top dollar for your luxury item.
Do You Really Have What It Takes
Startup Basics

Do You Really Have What It Takes

A new look at the classic question of whether you are cut out to be an entrepreneur
Startup Basics

Overcoming Obstacles to Success

No matter what your gender or ethnic heritage, you can succeed in business--if you turn your obstacles into opportunities.
Self-Assessment

Don't Let Rejection Get You Down

Feeling like you've heard "no" more times than you can count? Look for ways around age discrimination, however, and maybe you can start a revolution.
Startup Basics

Tips for Handling Stress

Pulling your hair out won't help you deal with the stress of running your business. Try these tactics instead.
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