Starting a Business

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.
Business Ideas

Fun Money

Whether your passion is pottery, painting or playing video games, there's money to be made from your hobby.
Distribution and Licensing

It's in the Mail

How do you find the best mail order catalog for your product-and get it in the door?
Home Based Business

Surviving the First Five Years

The first years are the hardest, so plan on plodding along for a while.
Inventing

Play Your Cards Right

Presenting a case study in striking the best deals to launch your own great product on a limited budget
Naming Your Business

Choosing the Best Name for Your Business

Understand the elements of a great name before you commit to one.
Startup Basics

Cool Aid

Don't go the startup route alone. Help is right around the corner--and it's free.
Finding Ideas

What to Do? What to Do?

Is your brain reluctant to give up any good ideas for a business?
Location

Finding Your Niche in a Small Town

You don't have to look far to find a profitable niche in your small town.
Inventing

Seller's Market

Don't want to leave the selling of your product up to a licensee? Do it yourself on commission.
Startup Basics

Hire a Consultant to Do What You Can't

Whether you're undertaking a new marketing campaign or installing a computer network, a consultant may have the answers to your questions.
Inventing

Got a New Idea?

If the answer is "not really," don't worry; just buy the rights to someone else's invention and reap the profits. Now that's a bright idea.
Home Based Business

Striking a Balance Between Work and Home

Don't let go of your personal life just because you've started a business.
Choosing a Business Structure

Going It Alone

If you're flying solo, this form of business may be the best way to go.
Self-Assessment

Starting a Homebased Business Legally

Before you set up shop, make sure you've got all your legal bases covered.
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.
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