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November 2002

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November 2002

Entrepreneur | November 2002
November 2002
Entrepreneur Magazine

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Surely these entrepreneurs aren't old enough to be millionaires.

Cool Clicks 11/02

A site for buying used PCs; visiting the archives of the Internet

Character Sketch

What are your salespeople made of? If they have the following traits, you're in good shape.

Under the Radar?

You may be big enough to have to play by some rules, but too small for others. How do you know just what's applicable?

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Booze Blues

Employee DUIs could become your problem.

Tech's Appeal

As tempting as technology is, your employees can only handle so much of it.

Management Buzz 11/02

Why understanding your tech employees is important; a building that inspires invigorating interchanges

Why You Need Competitive Intelligence

Competitive intelligence should be moving up your list of entrepreneurial priorities.

"I'll Huff, and I'll Puff . . ."

Hang on, little piggies! Tax auditors are getting ready to aim their big, bad breath at business tax shelters.

Why Should <I>You</I> Take the Fall?

A big client's bankruptcy shouldn't mean life or death for your business. Insure yourself with a UCC filing.

Getting Even

The market took your money. How long will it take to get it back?

Money Buzz 11/02

The SBA expands its express pilot loan program, the benefits of a "stretch" IRA and more

There's No Hiding It

All the cool companies are expensing their options. Can your business survive without that extra earnings padding?

Take a Closer Look

They may be stylish, but are oversized LCD panels worth the price? Here's the flat-out truth.

Gear 11/02

Fast backup via a CD recorder; presentations made easy with this PowerPoint projector

Tech Buzz 11/02

Why you might consider limiting the use of pop-ups on your site; unlimited long distance from landline companies

Marketing Buzz 11/02

Getting your name in the press; video screen marketing

Sending the Very Best

If you want to click with your customers using e-mail ads, be sure you're sending the right message.

Hot Disks 11/02

Recreating your old computer's settings on your new PC, backup made easy and more

A Whiff of Wi-Fi

Something smells like profits in this hot-spot bakery.

Short and Sweet

SMS makes communication a piece of cake.

Unhappy Trails

Keeping your private communications secure isn't as easy as you might think.

Next of Kiln

A re-registered trademark passes a beloved name in pottery on to a new generation of fans.

Give It Here!

Even in the holiday homestretch, finding the right gift for everyone on your business's list doesn't have to put you in the red.

Keep It Moving

Just because you're on the road and out of the office doesn't have to mean your productivity will suffer.

Now Hiring

There comes a time when every start-up entrepreneur just can't do it alone anymore. Is it time to find your first employee?

Ladies in Waiting

Will franchising ever be a woman's world?

e-Biz Revisited

The Internet is responsible for some of the most spectacular failures in business history. What will make you different?

Starting a Sports or Recreation Business

If you love sports and want to start a business, why not combine the two?

Why Wait?

Tricks for getting through the airport in this lifetime

The Good Fight

The ASBA leader tells us just whose side his group is on.

Getting Together

There's no better way to share opportunities than with a networking group.

That Covers It

You might not ever need another business book.

Fair Trade

Even the age-old practice of bartering is looking a lot different after Enron.

Please Don't Go

Turnover isn't necessarily a fact of life. Learn to keep your employees in the fold.


The SBA hopes to throw more weight behind entrepreneurs.

Get to Sleep

For some business owners, sleep is a privilege. Can your business wait 'til morning?

Chasing Women

Targeting an auto services market that isn't so impressed by grease

Midsized Matters

You can never have enough Accords and Tauruses around the office.

New School

Entrepreneurship is setting its own curriculum at one innovative high school.

Katrina Markhoff

29, CEO and chocolatier of Vosges Chocolate in Chicago

Flash 11/02

Grocery shop from a vending machine

Back 2 B2B

Did our B2B utopia die in the dotcom disaster, or can we still do it all better online?

It Figures 11/02

Security changes since 9/11, spending by young shoppers and more

Sinking Feeling

Is the once-unstoppable U.S. economy following Japan's into the depths?

Bi-Coastal Business

Is it possible to be in two places at once? Maybe, if you're planning your own business.

Show 'Em the Money

Lending a hand to minorities in the search for VC backup

Hot Couture

Fresh, new faces on the fashion scene try the business side of designing on for size.

Notions in Motion

Itching to turn an idea into reality? You've got to answer the call and take charge to make it happen.

Presents of Mind

How an entrepreneur's thoughtful creation grew to become the hip gift that just keeps on giving

What's New 11/02

Going online means customers can do it all at this energy franchise.

On the Go

This franchisee uses her own disability to her advantage.

A Mom's Tale

Once upon a time, an enterprising mom saved a struggling franchise . . .

Personal Touches

Pique viewers' curiosity with a peek into people's lives. Why not try a personality profile?

Fame and Fortune

A campaign starring a celebrity spokesperson could be the ticket to off-the-chart marketing success.

Sucker Punches

How to tell if the other side is trying to play you for a patsy

Don't Be Silly!

Quit wasting time jumping around to close a deal. You have to learn the art of selling smart.

Best in Show

TV is the key to this entrepreneur's success.

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