Starting a Business

Your Business Plan

Creating A Management Team

A solid business plan and a knowledgeable team could help you get financing.
Product Development

Invention Success Secrets

A look at the ins and outs of the business of inventing
Evaluating Your Idea

Hot . . . Or Not?

Is that "hot" start-up concept all it's cracked up to be? How to test your idea and start the business that's right for you
Product Development

Master Plan

If you want to see your product get on store shelves, you'd better have more than one plan in place.
Furnishing Your First Store or Office


Get a stylish, chic desk without breaking the bank.
Protecting Your Idea

Patent Fever

Rushing to join the patent stampede? Hold on and take a closer look at your business. Smart dotcommers put their patents on one leg at a time.
Protecting Your Idea

Hello, My Name Is. . .

The best way to protect your invention? Brand your name.
Finding Ideas

You've Got Personality

Let it guide you to the right business.
Startup Basics


Entrepreneurial centers focus on those who've served.
An Alternative to Starting From Scratch
Startup Basics

An Alternative to Starting From Scratch

Is an existing business right for you?
Product Development

Creating a Model

Learn how to create a high-quality prototype.
Startup Financing

Read The Fine Print

Take another look at that financial contract before you sign on the dotted line.
Success Stories

Holiday Crunch and Munch

Stay happy, healthy and fit during the holiday season.
Startup Basics

Evaluating Your Business Goals

Weighing the pros and cons of part- and full-time businesses
Protecting Your Idea

Finding a Lawyer

Tips on finding reputable patent attorneys
Startup Financing

Gaining Interest

Get the lowdown on interest rates and how they affect your bottom line.
Marketing Your Invention

Mastering the Approach

Find out how to get plugged in to spark off a new automotive product.
Product Development

Big Boost

Even though you've got a great idea, hurdles along the way can stop you dead. Find out how this entrepreneur bashed through the barriers to create a successful product.

Product Development

Cause And Effect

Have you ever heard of cause-related marketing? Maybe it's time you looked into it.
Product Development

20/20 Foresight

You've got vision, but do you have the grit to use it?
Startup Basics

They Got Spirit, Yes, They Do

With the help of Students in Free Enterprise, these students at Flagler College started two businesses.
Business Ideas

It's In the Mail

Learn how to start your own mail order business.
Product Development

Production Line

Finding the right manufacturer for your product
Startup Financing

Money for Ownership?

You don't have to sell your soul to raise startup capital.
Startup Basics

Buying an Existing Business

What you need to look for when buying an existing business
Home Based Business

Home vs. Home Office

Lay down the rules, and you'll alleviate some of the friction that arises when home is where the heart and the business are.
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