Entrepreneur magazine
June 1998

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June 1998

Entrepreneur | June 1998
June 1998
Entrepreneur Magazine

Scaling The Wall

With a market of more than 200 million consumers, China is ready for new business.

Equal Op?

Adding fuel to the affirmative action fire.

Glory Days?

An economic boom isn't always a boon for entrepreneurs.

Miles Away

Are mileage programs at car rental companies running out of gas?

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Carrying On

This summer, don't let your suitcase travel alone.

Power Play

Minority women entrepreneurs thrive in the United States.

Through Thick And Thin

Cashing in on an age-old family recipe.

Return To Oz

Follow the yellow brick roads...

Getting Antsy

Time to raise your ant-tennas!

Perk Up

Your employees will love you for it.

Executive Decision

Leadership styles through the ages.

Higher Power

Faster than a speeding bullet...

'Til We Meet Again

Teleconferencing -- the next best thing to being there.

Mac's Back!

The long-awaited Microsoft Office 98 upgrade brings Macintosh users up to speed.

Hot Disks

New and notable software

Talk Is Cheaper

If you think the Internet is just about e-mail, you've missed the point. Expanded phone and fax services offer your business new communication options.

Best-Laid Plans

Grade your Web site, update your business plan.

Free At Last

State-Of-The-Art Tech Tools

Small Wonders

Tiny, lightweight computers put the world in the palm of your hand.

Latin Beat

You, too, could tap into this $273 billion consumer market -- if your pitch is right. Here's a must-read introduction to the vast, complex world of Latino, USA.

Free For All

The Internet is a gold mine of free software...if you know where to look.

Check It Out

All the information you need to start your business is free...at the library.

Prescription For Success

Medical billing services are just what the doctor ordered.

Fast Track

Get on the road to success with the right franchise or business opportunity.

Mad About Banks?

Don't pull your hair out. Read this instead.

The More You Know...

...the better you'll be prepared for windfalls.

Check It Out

A new business check card.

Time Bomb

Computers everywhere are on a crash course to the year 2000. What are you planning to do about it?

Made In China

If you can tolerate the risk, China region funds may be worth it in the long run.

Staying Power

The good news: Your product is a hit. The bad news: Your product is a hit. The inescapable truth: Success is a tough act to follow.

The Buying Game

Not all pitches to retail buyers are created equal. Here's what you need to do to ensure your product is the one that generates attention--and sales.

Windows To The World

What does Bill Gates know that the rest of us don't? Find out from one entrepreneur in this exclusive excerpt from All I Really Need to Know in Business I Learned at Microsoft.

A Quick Guide To Business Travel

Our fifth annual Business Travel Awards...plus, tips you won't want to leave home without.

No Kidding

It's not all fun and games in the toy industry.

Taking An Interest

Small-business checking accounts may get their due.

Child's Play?

Amusing your inner child at work.

Perfect Pitch

Short and sweet really pays off.

Tee Time

Put on your golf shoes and get into the swing of things.

Mr. Freeze

This entrepreneur gave ice cream a makeover.

Gray Matters

Brainstorm your way to more creative marketing.

Testing Your Wings

Will your idea fly? Our expert tests the experts.

Stir Crazy

Do-it-yourself stir-fry restaurants cater to diners' desire to have it their way.

Logo Notions

What does your business do? A good logo tells the story.

Set In Stone

The best-laid business plans...

Local Heroes

They make saving the day look easy.

In The Money

Loans to franchisees are up.

Tip Sheet

Top entrepreneurs share their hottest sales pointers.

Law Review

Congress considers franchise legislation...again.

Island Flavor

Maui Tacos hit the mainland.

On The Block

Your neighborhood Pizza Hut may be for sale.

All Aboard!

A new kind of gravy train.

Legal Maneuvers

When franchising meets the Web...

Just The Ticket

Odds are, this idea's a sure thing.

Making It Stick

Can't get the toll-free number of your dreams? Try this.

Fast Lane

Entrepreneur and Dun & Bradstreet's fourth annual Hot 100 -- the fastest-growing new small businesses in America.

In The Trenches

What makes a guerrilla entrepreneur? One part grit and two parts gumption.

Back To Nature

An outdoor site can breathe new life into your meetings.

Soup's On

What's simmering at Campbell?

Bucking The System

Small Business Investment Companies pick up where traditional banks leave off.

Measure By Measure

Find out what Washington has in store as your tax dollar teeters on Capitol Hill.

Sweet & Low

Get the lowdown on declining interest rates.

Joining Forces

Need advice? Try a peer group on for size.

Watch Your Step

New rules for using investigative reports to screen employees.

Stretching It

Prevent repetitive-strain injuries with a few simple exercises.

Company's Coming

What to do when out-of-town visitors come to call.

Big Lessons

Putting big business techniques to work in your company.

Follow The Leads

Find the customers the techie way.

Acting Up

How to handle employees' bad behavior.

Good Performance

Does your company measure up?

Quiet, Please!

Yearning for the sounds of silence.

War And Pierce

Setting policies on facial jewelry and body art.

The Fine Print

Paying for photos doesn't always give you the right to use them.

Open-Book Test

Expose your financial secrets to employees? Are you crazy?

Freedom Of Choice

Don't force your kids to join the family business -- let them decide.

The Name Game

How can you spice up your ads without sensationalizing them? Simple. Just drop a name or two.

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