Inside the February 2010 Issue
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The App Store That's Never Closed

GetJar has quietly emerged as the mobile app portal of choice for millions worldwide.


The new lingo you need to communicate in our ever-changing small-business world.

Clean Sweep

The factors wreaking havoc everywhere--the real estate boom, outsourcing and swine flu--are fueling a boom in the cleaning business.

What You Don't Know About SEO

It's essential to understand SEO before you spend thousands hiring consultants you may not even need.

The Ghost Speaks

Some of the best ghostbloggers come out of the shadows to talk about how they work, what they charge and who their clients are.

What to Do When the Bank Pulls Your Line of Credit

Entrepreneur takes a close look at who's lending and when the cost is too high.

10 Brilliant Marketing Ideas

From radio to YouTube clips, 10 companies that changed everything.


Doing Good

The Most Altruistic Shopping Spree Ever

Scentsy shares its success to support small businesses
Editors Note

'Nightmare of Bankology'

Lines of credit may be disappearing faster than Tiger Woods' endorsements, but all is not lost.
Franchise Ink

Dog-walker in Chief

Meet the man behind thousands of dogs across the country--and soon, the world

That's One Career, to Go

How Lisa Jones went from franchisee to VP at Jersey Mike's
Personal Finance

Parental Responsibility

Tax-savvy ways to ensure that your children are financially secure after your death
Sales Talk

Give Them More to Love

To keep your customers coming back, provide more reasons to appreciate what you offer.

The Computer vs. the Cool Girl

Resale is hot in this economy, which is why there's a franchise for hip new threads. But can you really program that judgy girl behind the counter?

A Taste of Luxury in Economy

Business-class benefits on low-cost airlines

Smoking the Competition

Creative business cards are the ones people remember.
Ask a Pro

Ask a Pro: Closing Time

With businesses everywhere struggling, how do you decide if it's time to throw in the towel?
Ask a Pro

A S.Y.S.T.E.M. for Thriving

Save yourself stress, time, energy and money to move beyond just surviving.
Business Unusual

Business Unusual: Operation Muffintop

Former Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick stitched together a gizmo that turned into a $20 million business.

Rewarding the Repeaters

Loyalty programs can keep your best customers coming back for more.

P2P = $$$

Person-to-person lending can score the cash your business needs.

Gaming the System

Success in game development and knowing when to quit landed PopCap $22.5 million.
Break It Down

Valentine's Day--How Sweet it Is

February 14th isn't only lucrative for the Hallmarks and American Greetings of the world.
College Startups

Million-Dollar Partners

The founders of Tatto Media bootstrapped their startup and now they're running a $100 million company.
Finance for Startups

A Fairer Share

Founder stock is one of the trickier matters for new businesses. Here's how to get it right.
Strokes of Genius

Genius Resources and Products for Entreprenuers

Our monthly spotlight on tools to support and grow your business
Wacky Ideas That Just Might Fly

The Spin Master

Cars, tables, massive sculptures--you name it, John Thomson will have it rotating in no time.

Mastering Disaster

Do you have a plan for disaster recovery preparedness?

Call Center in the Clouds

A VoIP service provider that's really more of a virtual call-center enabler
Can Not Live With It, Can Not Live Without It

Windows 7

Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. But is it the best choice for busy entrepreneurs?
Mobile Entrepreneur

Access to Files Across the Miles

Google Android OS Egnyte enables mobile entrepreneurs to do more without an office.
Mobile Entrepreneur

Mobilizing VoIP

Speakeasy takes the popular voice alternative on the road.
Mobile Entrepreneur


These startups are enabling the low-cost creation of iPhone apps. No programming experience necessary.
Shiny Object of the Month

Verizon Droid vs. iPhone

Verizon Droid is the first smartphone to come close to matching the iPhone's functionality and style.
Build a Website

Video SEO for Your Website

Optimize your site's search engine ranking with video
Website to Watch

Website to Watch: Facebook for Foodies brings together food lovers who document their kitchen adventures online.
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