Entrepreneur Magazine: August 1999

Featured Article


The fact: more than a million people bought rocks as pets. The lesson: you can sell anything to anybody.

Human Resources

Build a better company through better employees.

True Colors

Family-run Maaco offers franchisees a proven sales system and a tag line customers will never forget.

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Local Heroes

Rental franchise believes charity begins in the community.

The Write Idea

Help! I need a business plan.

Exact Change

A business opportunity you see everyday

Read The Fine Print

Buying a franchise isn't that scary--and this book tells you why.

Partners in Pizza

Program pairs investors with enthusiastic franchisees.

More Than Money

Cash-poor friends may still have a lot to contribute.

Extra Credit

Earn while you learn--and leave college with a flourishing business.

You'd Better Shop Around

Buying an existing business? Smart idea. But before you sign on the dotted line, make sure the business is all it's cracked up to be.

Watch Your Mouth!

If you don't want to lose the rights to your idea, don't talk about it--without a nondisclosure agreement, that is.