Entrepreneur magazine
June 1999

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June 1999

Entrepreneur | June 1999
June 1999
Entrepreneur Magazine

Knock, Knock

Certification of women suppliers opens procurement doors.

Highway To Heaven

You don't need to look on high--and low--for angel investors. Try these proven paths.

It's A Pleasure

Fund gambles on fun--and offers investors a chance to play and win.

Investor Next Door

Isn't that what friends (and neighbors) are for?

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Say Cheese

These digital photo ops can change your business's image.

Bug Bashers

You've got seven months--and counting. Is your software Y2K-compliant?

Back To Basics

Easy and effective, a new breed of smart, simple and small devices gets the job done.

Calling All Countries

The latest cell phones let you roam, if you want to.

For Rent

When you can't afford to buy the software you need

Characters Count

In a more discerning market, not any old character will do.

Road Hazards

Travel faux pas take you off the beaten path: Here are several to avoid.

Gimme Shelter

Uncle Sam can't solve your Y2K problems, but new tax deductions may make it easier to afford the protection you need.

Found In Space

With more than 100 million Web pages cramming every corner of cyberspace, is it still possible to take your place among the stars?

Put It In Reverse

Are there too many twists in the road to IPOs? Consider a smoother route: reverse mergers.

Listen To The Band

Implementing nontraditional methods and best-practice business decisions, the Grateful Dead has had a remarkable 30-year run as a rock icon. Follow their lead, and keep your business truckin'.

Running With The Bulls

Think today's economy is booming? Hold on! Harry S. Dent Jr. says here come the roaring 2000s.

Taking On Goliath

In the fight for survival with the big guys, these entrepreneurs used their scrappy ingenuity and underdog strengths to help them win.

Power Up

Don't stay home without 'em! Our picks for the essential homebased business tools

Home Free

While their friends stick it out in corporate America, thousands of young entrepreneurs are heading home--today's hottest start-up spot.

Upper Crust

Move over, sub, hero and hoagie: the sandwich has gone upscale. And for enterprising entrepreneurs, it's the best thing since sliced bread.

Apparel Perils

Dress for success isn't so cut and dried anymore.

Heads Up!

For some ads, it's no guts, no glory.

Banks Like Us

Entrepreneur-owned banks give new meaning to the term business friendly.

Put It In Motion

Will entrepreneurs be hurt by OSHA's attempt to ease the pain of repetitive-motion injuries?

Book 'Em

Battle of the sexes and the shape of things to come.

Strange Brew

Wake up and smell Starbucks' latest coffeehouse concept.

For The Birds

Wild Birds Unlimited is something to chirp about.

For Love Of Java

New cafe/bar franchise makes love connections.

On The Bandwagon

Identify a hot product and jump into the action!

Start Me Up!

Ready, willing and able--five sources guaranteed to get your business going

Second Opinion

When the going gets tough, consultants provide the expertise you need.

Cash, Check Or...Cash?

When credit card payments aren't an option, one thing stands between you and online sales: your credibility.

I Spy

Want to learn more about your competitors? Try using competitive intelligence resources.

EPA Program

Agency Encourages Energy Efficiency.

Making Waves

More than one hundred government agencies mocked Andy Wilson's idea, but look who's quacking now.

Get Real

Ditch the tricks and put puffery aside. According to sales expert Jacques Werth, honesty really is the best policy.

Tripping Out

Do employee vacations wreak havoc on your business?

Getting Management Help From the Next Generation

In order to roll with the times, family business leaders must rely on people other than themselves-their successors.

Word To The Wise

Think illiteracy is a problem of the past? There's a reason some workers avoid the written word. Here's how you can help.

Taking The Fall

From owners to officers, sweeping lawsuits are bringing down entire companies. Exactly who's liable? Courts are divided.

Analyze This

New or trendy it's not, but an updated analysis of your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats may be just the check-up your business needs.

For Good Measure

Putting a price on your most valued employees

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