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August 1998

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August 1998

Entrepreneur | August 1998
August 1998
Entrepreneur Magazine

Secret Agent

Enrolled agents go beyond the call of duty.

Above And Beyond

Cross-train your staff - and watch profits soar.

Off Limits

Protect your employees from harrassment.

Time Bandits

Are administrative tasks eating you alive? Here's how to cut them down to size.

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Foreign Relations

Looking for a partner overseas? Try a fellow family business.

Inner Strength?

Promoting from within isn't always your best bet.

Damage Control

When it comes to protecting customers, you'd better cover all your bases.

Just Say No?

Believe it or not, turning down business can help your company grow.

Trading Places

CFO For The Day puts employees in your shoes.

Covered Wagons

Insuring your cart or kiosk business.

Back To The Futures

Ups and downs aside, futures investing could help you diversify your portfolio.

To The Rescue

The IRS can turn your uncollectable business debts into tax deductions.

A Little R&D

Extending the R&D tax credit...again.

Lease Is More

Equipment leasing companies are flush with cash - and they want your business.

Small Packages

The State Street small-cap fund proves bigger isn't always better.

Do The Right Thing

Put your business on the ethical up and up.

Give `Em Credit?

Small business holds its breath as Congress decides whether to limit credit union lending.

Setting Up Shop

E-commerce is booming. Here's how you can get in the game.

Get Smart

Is it time to say goodbye to credit cards?

Round 'Em Up

More clients, money and prestige. Entrepreneurs have plenty of reasons to pursue subcontracting opportunities.

On With The Show

Make the most of your next trade show.

Bridging The Gaps

Is your age keeping you from making the sale? Learn how to turn it to your advantage.

Have A Heart

Don't be afraid to get a little emotional in your ads.

Do The Right Thing

Smart entrepreneurs are doing well by doing good.

Watch & Learn

Go full boar, put your product on the air, sign here.

Book 'Em

Picture the profits: Entrepreneurs make history catering to the scrapbooking craze.

Deals on Wheels

You can afford a retail business! Successful kiosk and cart entrepreneurs reveal how.

Kid Stuff

10 best children's businesses you can start now.

How to: Manage Inventory

If you don't know what's in stock, there could be trouble in store.

Main Attraction

What draws women to entrepreneurship?

Off The Hook

Proposed bill gives small business a break for first-time paperwork violations.

Hard To Get By

Marketing to today's discriminating customers takes a little ingenuity.

Out Of Business

What happens when your personal dream turns into every entrepreneur's nightmare?

Extra! Extra!

Where to look for government contracts.

Law And Order

A sneak peek into franchising's future.

Net Alert

Protect yourself against Internet opportunity scams.

Foreign Aid

International franchisees find easier access to capital.

The Extra Mile

Above and beyond the call of franchising.

Tip Of The Day

Charities--not waitresses--get these tips.

Deals On Wheels

Getting a luxury rental car takes planning.

Working It Out

Looking for workers in all the wrong places? Try this.

Rev It Up

Logging on to the newest marketing ideas.

Deals On Wheels

Getting a luxury rental car takes planning.

Are We There Yet?

Hotels make it easier to take kids on business trips.

Fast Forward

A glimpse into the economies of the 21st century.

French Twist

Not your average small fry business.

Communication 101

Voice phone calls over the Internet? You bet your sweet browser!

The Real Deal

Get more for your money when buying a PC.


Give dazzling presentations with a portable projector.

Hair Across America

Thanks to this franchise, hair just got bigger.

Now Serving...

Not just for hotels anymore, concierges are finding a ripe market for their services.

Playing For Keeps

Buying a bankrupt business was only the first step. Here's how two entrepreneurs turned a failing company into a multimillion dollar success story

Father Of Invention

Meet a man who holds more than 60 U.S. patents. (You might learn a thing or two!)

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