Entrepreneur Staff

Entrepreneur Staff

This Agency Sends Its Clients Lemon Bars and Handwritten Thank You Notes
Entrepreneur360

This Agency Sends Its Clients Lemon Bars and Handwritten Thank You Notes

The founder of Lemonly cites personal touches -- and a midwestern courtesy -- for helping to build its brand.
WATCH NOW: Entrepreneur360 Conference Livestream
Entrepreneur360 Conference

WATCH NOW: Entrepreneur360 Conference Livestream

Don't miss live updates from our first-ever Entrepreneur360 conference featuring noted innovators such as will.i.am and Alexis Ohanian.
These Franchisees' Business Runs Off Batteries Essential to an Alaskan Winter
Franchise Players

These Franchisees' Business Runs Off Batteries Essential to an Alaskan Winter

Mary and Larry Banning have been empowered by the success of their three Batteries Plus Bulbs outlets in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Wasilla.
This Franchisee is 'Right at Home' in Her Choice of a Business That Delivers Loving Care
Franchise Players

This Franchisee is 'Right at Home' in Her Choice of a Business That Delivers Loving Care

Diane Carson battled breast cancer, then set up her business. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she's spreading the word on offering support to those in need.
This Franchisee Has Learned 'How Sweet It Is' to Be in Business for Herself
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Has Learned 'How Sweet It Is' to Be in Business for Herself

Chiral Desai is an author and an architect but Nothing Bundt Cakes satisfied her sweet tooth and was a "perfect fit" for her personality.
These Franchisees Really 'Kicked It' in Their Choice of a Fitness Franchise
Franchise Players

These Franchisees Really 'Kicked It' in Their Choice of a Fitness Franchise

Chris and Kristina Bauge have found ILoveKickboxing healthy in terms of both physical fitness and profit.
These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner
Franchise Players

These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner

Derek Cole held a variety of jobs in HVAC before becoming a franchise owner in 2009.
This Franchisee's New Business Has 'Refinished' and Refurbished His Lengthy Construction Career
Franchise Players

This Franchisee's New Business Has 'Refinished' and Refurbished His Lengthy Construction Career

For Chicagoan Fred Haas, a Miracle Method franchise felt familiar, relevant and right.
These 'Angels' Are 'Investing' in a Franchise That Assists Seniors at Home
Franchise Players

These 'Angels' Are 'Investing' in a Franchise That Assists Seniors at Home

Parter Robert Bertram and Robert Coan's biggest challenge was waiting, and waiting and waiting for that all-important state license.
Watch These Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Startups to Judges from Techstars and AlleyNYC (VIDEO)
Pitching

Watch These Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Startups to Judges from Techstars and AlleyNYC (VIDEO)

A good resource for anyone preparing to pitch investors.
What Were You Doing at Age 19? This Guy Already Owned His Own Franchise Business
Franchise Players

What Were You Doing at Age 19? This Guy Already Owned His Own Franchise Business

Now age 21, Ron Balchandani has had to deal with the challenge of managing employees much older than he.
That Old Saying About 'Death and Taxes' Helped Fuel This Franchise Choice
Franchise Players

That Old Saying About 'Death and Taxes' Helped Fuel This Franchise Choice

With six kids to care for, Becky and Eric Elder were hit hard by the Great Recession. But they survived by fighting, and filing taxes, for their many clients.
This Franchise 'Tested Positive' for a Couple Seeking to Start Their Own Business
Franchise Players

This Franchise 'Tested Positive' for a Couple Seeking to Start Their Own Business

Tony and Theresa Oliver liked ARCpoint Labs' multiple income streams and the 'clean/white-collar' feel of the drug-screening brand.
Hardly a 'Patch' Job: This Franchisee Is Deep into at Least 4 Franchise-Industry Roles
Franchise Players

Hardly a 'Patch' Job: This Franchisee Is Deep into at Least 4 Franchise-Industry Roles

Patch Boys is only the latest initiative Bill Bunting has jumped into over the past 15 years.
A 'Smooth' Brand Extension Outside the Four Walls of His Franchise Restaurant
Franchise Players

A 'Smooth' Brand Extension Outside the Four Walls of His Franchise Restaurant

When Arcadia High School in California invited owner Robert Kenz to sell his Robeks juices and smoothies to its students in-house, he couldn't say no.