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This story appears in the June 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Online exclusive: Learn the secrets of what it really takes to start and run a magazine in interviews with Entrepreneur's staff, including editorial director Rieva Lesonsky.

Benjamin Franklin helped write the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Yet Franklin's own publication, General Magazine, folded after just six issues. Magazines are tough business.

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