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September 1998

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September 1998

Entrepreneur | September 1998
September 1998
Entrepreneur Magazine

Quick Fix

New procurement rules aim to level the playing field.

How Low Can They Go?

Today's PCs offer all the basics for less than $1,000.

Lingo Stars

Site-seeing on the World Wide Web? Better take along your translator.

Crash Course

What you can do to ensure your business comes out of a data disaster alive.

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Straight To Video

State-of-the-art tech tools.

Making Overtures

Fast new browser, survey your customers, online retail shops.

Hit List

The Senate cracks down on spam.

In The Balance

Young women and minorities find success in the face of economic disparity.

Team Effort

Businesses unite to fight the millennium glitch.

Bed, Breakfast & Business

More business travelers favor small inns.

Currency Events

Is your business ready for the euro?

Inside Information

What makes a venture capitalist tick?

On With The Show

Family business takes to the stage.

Healthy Returns

Small businesses cheer the 100 percent health insurance deduction.

Electric Avenues

Telecommunications reform breaks down old barriers and creates new opportunities.

Filling A Knead

Rub it in, for pets' sake, cut the fat.

Here Come The Profits

Making wedding dreams come true is a piece of cake for bridal consultants.

Off The Map

Specialty tour operators serve up travel with a twist.

How To: Buy Equipment

Get the most for your money without shopping 'til you drop.

All Aboard

Snowed under, get carded, country livin'.

Found Money

Seeking financing? Boost your chances with these software programs.

Warning Signs

Spot bad attitudes with these sure-fire interview techniques.

What Price Protection?

Want to secure your invention with a patent? It's going to cost you.

Taking Stock

When investment analyst Larry Wachtel talks, people listen. Well, he is the "Voice of Wall Street."

Need To Know?

In the information age, knowledge is your best weapon.

Working-Class Dog

Open dog policies are good for business.

Food For Thought

Making the most of mealtime meetings.

Soft Sell

The latest Dun & Bradstreet survey reveals why entrepreneurs are doing such a poor job marketing their businesses. Think you don't have enough money--or time--to do better? Think again.

Station Breaks

More than $40 million in sales...for a mop? In the unconventional, red-hot medium of direct-response TV, entrepreneurial stars are being born at a breathtaking clip. Are you ready for your close-up?

No Pain, Big Gain

How do back products retailers spell relief? S-A-L-E-S.

Windows Of Opportunity

An alcoholic-turned-window-cleaner gives new meaning to the phrase clean and sober.

Small Change

While the number of approved microloans is up 25 percent, it's still not easy to get money-but it's not impossible. Let these entrepreneurs share their true stories.

How To . . .

The phrase that's launched a million ads still reels prospects in.

Word Travels Fast

Use secrecy, scarcity and the cool factor to spark a buzz about your product.

Vintage Appeal

Breathing new life into an old product.

Say It Ain't So

What to do when a valuable employee quits.

Stay In Touch

How to keep senior family members involved.

Ground Rules

How to sponsor a company sports team without losing your jersey.

Words To Live By

A catch phrase conveys the vision of your business--to employees and to customers.

Game Over

Office betting pools can land you in hot water.

False Moves

Beware of the 10 most common investing mistakes.

In The Rough

Studies show fast-growing companies across the nation face a crippling capital shortfall. Here's what these firms can do to find the cash they need.

Happy Medium

Mid-cap fund takes it slow and steady.

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