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January 2006

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January 2006

Entrepreneur | January 2006
January 2006
Entrepreneur Magazine

Window to Your World

What's on your mind? You have questions. You have concerns. Yet you're still as inspired as ever to move your business forward.

Focus on Finances

S corps are coming under closer scrutiny. How will it affect you?

Finding a New Web Host

It may be time to find yourself a new web host. Here's how to tell.

Ask the Insiders

What franchisors want, common mistakes and the skinny on multiunit options: Our panel of experts tells all.

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Dealing With Online Returns

Ride the wave of post-holiday send-backs like a pro.

Tax Software for Your Business

Smart software can help you fight for your money this tax season.

Not On His Watch

He may be young, but his computer-monitoring software is wise beyond its years.

In the Know

Looking for a franchise forecast? Your search ends here, as we predict what will break on franchising's horizon in 2006.

Salad Daze

Upping the ante of the traditional salad bar, these entrepreneurs let you create your healthy lunch online.

Making Employees More Productive

Deploy these strategic tactics to increase your company's productivity.

Double Take

Twins who own businesses are seeing double--the productivity, that is.

How the Time Change Will Affect Your Computers

Ready your computer system for extended daylight-saving time.

Stop on a Dime

Pick the right price point to pull in profits.

The Brain of an Entrepreneur

As science unlocks more and more of your brain's secrets, learn how harnessing the power of your greatest asset can create a more productive, more persuasive, more competitive business.

Requisite Relief

What can Congress do to help small businesses hit by the hurricanes?

Cream of the Crop

Consummate customer service sets Cold Stone apart.

Review of Ultraportable Notebooks

Ultraportable notebooks make heavy lifting a thing of the past.

New Digital Dawning

Are you ready for the incredible things coming to the online world? Join us on our journey to the future of the web.

My Days With Martha

An inside look, plus lessons learned, from an <i>Apprentice</i>

Big Boom Theory

Is the housing market stealing away high-tech dollars?

Never Get Lost Again

Staying on track gets a whole lot easier as GPS makes its way into the latest vehicles.

Return of the Agent

Online booking doesn't always cut it. Know when to call the pros.

Add Video to Your Site

Woo new customers with the latest short-form ad trend--web videos.

Age of the iPod

Why one computer giant can claim, "iCame, iSaw, iConquered"

Easy Target?

Budget-cutters in Congress have set their sights on the SBA.

The Golden Ticket

Can a franchise hold the key to your dreams? Meet 3 people who took a chance on franchising and changed their lives.

Behind the Arches

Our writer takes a sneak peek into the training grounds of McDonald's franchisees: Hamburger University.

5 Steps to Starting a Cable Ad Campaign

No need to spend millions to get on the big networks--reach your best customers with these 5 simple steps for launching a cable ad campaign.

Surface Tension

Give reps a break before their stress bubbles over.

Get the Dirt

Be on the lookout for these sleazy negotiation tactics.

Power Splurge

It might pay to implement energy-saving measures.

The DNA Dilemma

Should genetic discrimination be part of your EPL coverage?

Hot Stuff

The mercury's rising on exchange-traded funds.

How Skype Can Help Your Business

With better quality and features, Skype takes VoIP to a new level.

Make Your Printer Wireless

Need to share a printer without wires? No problem.

Tapping Into College Resources

Need R&D capacity but can't afford it? Turn to creative college students who can give you their fresh, unaffected perspectives.

Who's the Boss?

One entrepreneur's secret to success: rotating who's in charge

27th Annual Franchise 500®

Which franchisor hit #1 this year?

7 Deadly Sins of E-Marketing

When it comes to your internet marketing campaign, the net is full of potential snags. Emerge unscathed by avoiding these 7 deadly sins.

Think Like an Entrepreneur

Secure your financial future by thinking like an entrepreneur, not like an employee.

Unlock Your Selling Potential

Want to reach peak sales performance? Unlock your selling potential by focusing on these keys to success.

For the Record

An online music retailer builds Indie cred with exclusive, limited-edition releases.

Staying Power

Why is Subway still on top? Because of its passionate and involved franchisees, says Subway founder Fred DeLuca.

Should You Consider International Investments

Seeking a well-rounded portfolio? There's never been a better time to take a portion of your investments global.

Financing With Wiggle Room

Negotiating some flexibility into a financing deal can steady cash flow while you wait for a major new purchase to pay off.

Closing the GAAP

Will small, private companies finally get their own accounting standards? Many entrepreneurs certainly hope so.

If You Can't Beat 'Em...

When it comes to acquiring competitors, sometimes size does matter.

Dollar Doldrums

Help employees mend their money woes with financial services.

Hear and Now

Creative marketing catapulted his album from sleeper to bestseller.

Heady Stuff

Specialty breweries stand out from the crowd with unusual products.

Call Center Software

Ignore those reels of tape no longer--software that analyzes call-center data can help you take customer relations to the next level.

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