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10 Hot Startup Sectors for New Business Ideas in 2012

From have it your way to make it your way to go your own way, a look at the trends defining opportunity next year.

Who to Follow on Twitter for Innovative Business Ideas

Here are five resources for helping you channel your inner innovator.

The Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises

Franchises with lower costs of entry can make it easier to be your own boss. Here's a look at the strategies behind low-cost franchising and where to find successful opportunities.

Four Fast-Growing Niches in the Travel Business

Have a passion for the travel business? Consider these four niches that are quickly winning over weekend warriors.

Five Businesses Born at a Bar

The back-of-the-napkin business plan is not just a myth. Here are just a few examples of business ideas that took shape over drinks.

Why Keeping a Business Idea Secret Can Backfire

At our Entrepreneur Magazine Roundtable, entrepreneurs extolled the benefits of sharing business ideas liberally.

This Crowdsourcing Site Helps Turn Business Ideas into Money

Ahhha.com is a social network that taps the collective wisdom of the masses.

How to Find Your Passion in 5 Creativity Exercises

Want to start a business, but not sure what to pursue? Here's how to discover what you love.

How to Make Money As An Expert

Package up the knowledge inside your head to create a business based on your expertise.

The Innovators: Behance's Scott Belsky

The founder of a network for creative professionals shares his thoughts on ideas, execution and innovation.

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.

Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt

Put the kibosh on your turbine dreams. Instead, turn to the past to create an eco-business with a sound future.

An Entrepreneur Helps Turn Unmentionable Business into a Fancy Affair

An Atlanta entrepreneur helps turn unmentionable business into a fancy affair.

Creating a Startup at 60 MPH

Think starting a business is hard? Try doing it on a bus in 48 hours.

When Whiffling is Good Business

Can a boyhood dream become a successful sports league?

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.

A Surprising Business Idea

Who doesn't like a good mystery? Three entrepreneurs deliver the unexpected.

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 1. Finding the Right Fit

If you're really serious about starting a business, our daily guide will help turn your vision into a reality.

Two Weeks to Startup: Day 2. Research Your Business Idea

Carving out a niche in the marketplace is crucial to survival. Here's how to evaluate your chances of success.

Outsourced ... to America?

Rural outsourcing is emerging as a trend for big businesses in America -- but is it something small business can tap into?

10 Trends That Could Change Your Business

From crowdsourced shopping to mancessories to new ways to get green: The 10 trends that will define opportunity next year.

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.

What's Your Problem?

Figure out what's bugging your classmates and you just might discover a business idea.

10 Low-Cost Weekend Businesses to Start

Check out this list of 10 great, low-cost businesses you can start in your spare time.

Rock Band Network Creates New Industries

Entrepreneurial musicians and programmers should benefit from these exciting new markets.
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