February 2001 Issue
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Is that ear-piercing peal the sound of your company flatlining? Clear! We've got 1,700 volts of insight that could turn your business around.
. . . the trials of growing a business . . . the rewards of independence and ownership. Behind the magic and the mystery hides an entrepreneurial tale. Join the initiated and learn what Harry has to say about doing business.
In the ceremony we call entrepreneurship, it's often family, friends and finances that end up on the altar.
In a business climate where the line between laying the golden egg and becoming poultry is a fine one, can an incubator provide the help you need?
You may hate your old bosses like Lucifer, but you can learn from them. Just don't join their minions.
Silicon Valley venture capitalists dish the dirt on the biggest blunders you could make during a presentation to investors.
This is not your father's checking account. Today's online business banking services do the work for you so you can get back to business as usual.
The best ad phrases have already been written.
And turn your hobby into a business.
Home-brewing your Web site? Let's go server shopping.
Worried your product will be a bore to consumers who think they've seen it all before? A good marketing strategy will let you rest easy.
This isn't selling vintage Cracker Jack boxes on eBay. VR Business Brokers brokers businesses. Get that? Whole businesses!
Franchises help consumers too busy to cook, too tired to drive--and sick of pizza.
One couple finds hands-on work and plenty of dough.
The latest happenings at Zaio.com, Aura Shop and WorkSafe by Regulatory Solutions
A lender ready for your loan application--and giving answers in 5 days or less
Field trips to local businesses score an A+ with kids.
No PC? No problem.
Whats Your Problem
If you can't see the benefits of the Web, adjust your outlook.
If this is the question you're trying to answer, our Legal Expert can help you decide if this business form is right for you.
The true north of e-business success might point due south.
Take the first step toward getting things done by facing your fears.
Is a generation of busy, booming entrepreneurs spawning the next generation of messed-up kids?
What these entrepreneurs wanted to be when they were young
Couch potato kids make the best entrepreneurs.
Your community needs you, but what-and-where is it?
Well? How g' was it?
The price is cheap when you're paying the rent by paying back to the community.
Our picks for the best sales and marketing Web sites around
Will these airline booking strategies fly?
New services from Uniglobe.com and Biztravel.com
Consider fleet leasing before you purchase your next armada of cars.
A closer look at this midsize sporty sedan
A few tips to improve your game--and help you win corporate contracts
With a little reading, you could be wise as a prophet, innovative as a rebel and too clever for spies.
Easy ways to further your education
Program makes borrowing money cheaper
Training for urban youth
Nurturing creativity in Los Angeles County
How one dotcom survives--and thrives--in the ultracompetitive wedding market
Mark your calendar.
Your business has grown beyond a basic insurance policy. Now what?
Changes in OSHA's final ergonomics rule fail to satisfy small businesses.
If the anecdotes you hear are better indicators of your success and ideals than the facts and figures, you have the makings of a storied business.
Is it time for the family and the business to go their separate ways?
Ready to buy anything and everything online? Even insurance?
Learn what the Fair Labor Standards Act says about wages and overtime-and avoid breaking the law.
Does yours make the grade?
Unemployment for newborns
Looking for a UPS package? Whip out your trusty PDA.
Weekend get-togethers, mandatory participation--boy, your workplace fun is starting to seem like . . . work.
Sending employees over there starts with a little work right here.
You develop property, you develop product, but do you develop your workers?
You don't want to leave your business, but will you be ready if you have to?
Pushing the intangible benefits
Creative marketers take to the silver screen.
High-tech kiosks let you interact with customers in real time.
A one-stop shopping spot for marketing e-services
In deal-making, the clock is mightier than even the pen.
Nobody ever became a success sitting still in the cushy confines of the same ol', same ol'.
Ask the Rainmaker
Wrestling capital from investors online doesn't have to be so hard.
Ask the Rainmaker
Does the early bird get the loan?
Dialing in to the Web for employee retirement plans
New society aims to keep you out of moneyless purgatory.
How one company's unique way of raising money is getting them the capital they need to grow their business
Congress takes steps to uncover businesses' secret stash.
Ultra-lights, handhelds, Pocket PCs: You want a portable, but what does it all mean?
Does DSL have enough gas to overtake cable in the broadband race?
For landline, wireless and DSL options, check out this handy site.
Symantec's SystemWorks is a virtual handyman for your PC.
LapLink.com's latest file management tool makes online storage faster and easier.
McAfee's UnInstaller 6.0 probably won't sweep you off your feet.
Product revews of Documents To Go from DataViz, PhotoGenetics 2.0 from Qbeo and iVista 3.0 personal webcasting software
To help you compare software programs, this site offers the info you need.
Employees jumping ship for the stability of a brick-and-mortar? Try these tips for finding-and keeping-the good ones in these trying times.
Keep your dotcom alive-with competitive intelligence.
Product reviews of of 3-D Web technology from Viewpoint and gift functionality from WishClick
The next generation of USB
Two not-so-necessary Net appliances
If you're trying to decide what to call your new e-business, take a hint from these creative folks.
IBM's ThinkPad i1300 (71U) notebook
Brother's MFC-9200c multifunctional device
Research In Motion Limited's BlackBerry Wireless E-Mail Solution
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Even if you have two left feet, this Latin rhythm can be big biz.