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March 2007

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March 2007

Entrepreneur | March 2007
March 2007
Entrepreneur Magazine

The Basics of Local Online Advertising

Need to drive more business to your door? Use our practical guide to rev up your local web strategy.

Videos and Blogging Make a Great Marketing Combo

Ignite a publicity wildfire on the web with a video blog.

Everyday Hero

He found his tech calling in the Marines. Now he's saving the world, one computer at a time.

Community Service

Now you can take your ads to specific communities of mobile phone users.

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Widget Wonders

Meet the web applets that interact with your desktop 24/7/365.

Speed Up Your Site With AJAX

Does your site need a little sprucing up? See what AJAX can do.

RSS Marketing Feed Frenzy

More e-tailers are marketing with RSS--and finding success.

Test Run Microsoft Applications

Free and inexpensive downloads from Microsoft

The Data Backup Plan

With so many systems to choose from, storing your data is a no-brainer.

Swap Out Your Cell Service

Cell service not what it was cracked up to be? Set yourself free.

Watch What You Say

When you open your mouth, do you drive away business?

In Good Taste

This state-of-the-art gadget lets enthusiasts produce their own wine at home.

Input Evolution

The technology behind mice, keyboards and other computing peripherals is older than you think. Here's a sneak peek at what the future holds.

5 Big Biz Think Tank Techniques

Larger companies are using innovation centers to encourage and implement new ideas. What can you learn from their tactics?

Problem Solved

Think fast to be more innovative in your branding.

Are You Killing Your Company?

Businesses fail for lots of reasons. Sometimes, the reason is you. Find out how you could be killing your own company--and how to stop.

Voice of Reason

Putting a positive spin on negative publicity helped ring in sales for this entrepreneur.

Bringing In a CEO

Sometimes it's best to give up your company's top job.

Starting Second Life

The creator of today's hottest virtual land offers a glimpse into his reality.

Tried and True Business Ideas

Turn a classic business idea into your next big moneymaker.

18 Months After Katrina

How are entrepreneurs on the Gulf Coast faring, and what's in store for the Crescent City?

In Good Company

Corporate VC funding's on the up. Could you be in the money?

Sit in the Lap of Luxury

Making the rounds in a top-of-the-line sedan never looked so good.

Riding the Business Waves

Wisdom from the board--but not the one you'd expect.

The Baby Boomers Are Coming

The boomers are coming. Can you help your city prepare?

Thirsty for More

Give beverage consumers everything they're craving.

Pass the Buck

Did you know distributors can help you save cash?

Relating to Younger Employees

Draw in young employees by tuning in to their interests.

Ups and Downs

Paychecks continue their steady climb as hiring falls again.

Airport Hotels Up Their Ante

Airport hotels are luring road warriors in droves.

10 Lies VCs Know You're Telling

In the quest for capital, many entrepreneurs stretch the truth. One venture capitalist calls them out.

Community Spirit

How businesses are letting web users have their say.

Alternate Financing Routes

States and banks are teaming up to offer financing programs that provide not only capital, but also benefits all around.

Using eBay to Find Customers

Get your business out there--with a little help from eBay.

Make the Most of Each Day

Each day brings new opportunity for your business. Here are 5 ways to make the most of it.

Real Estate Opportunities

Get in on the next real estate boom, and grow by investing.

Life Imitates Art

When this father-son team started thinking outside the fishbowl, a stylish and functional aquarium resulted.

Changes at the Top

Wedding cake toppers to match the times.

Gracious Hosts

Riding on their good reputations worked for these web developers.

Customer Appreciation

In need of funds for growth, an entrepreneur looks to those who know his products best.

Feel Safe When Filing Online

Secure online tax filing is at your fingertips.

Taking on a Sports Franchise... and More

An entrepreneur scores a new career in one of his favorite pastimes.

Your Business Financing Paper Trail

Proper fundraising requires carefully prepared documentation at every step. Here's what investors expect--and what the law requires.

Time For A Muni Makeover?

Take a closer look at municipal bonds.

Shopping Spree

New business card gives you rebates.

Direct Deposit

Banking by digital image.

Diverse Dozen

A fund of funds with assets around the world

A New Twist on Index Funds

A new twist on an old concept shakes up the index fund universe. With some research and observation, it could work for you.

Top Restaurant Franchises for 2007

Order yourself a business with our listing of the top restaurant franchises for 2007.

The Ingredients of Restaurant Success

You love food, but it takes more than that to start a restaurant. Here's what you need to write your own recipe for success.

To Your Credit

Prove your trustworthiness to vendors.

Protecting Your Business From Online Crooks

How to beat online fraudsters at their own devious game.

Playing by the Government's Rules

Don't be scared by government regulations--just be prepared.

More Than a Game

How to use video games in training programs.

Currying Favor

Here's how to win over India's consumers.

Managing Middle Managers

Help valuable middle managers bring out the best in your business.

E-Evidence

New rules govern your company's electronic files.

Keep the Peace in Your Company

Getting your company's departments to work in harmony is sometimes a battle, but you can keep discord from reigning supreme.

Flight for Life

An aviator takes the principles of teamwork to new heights in the health-care industry.

Fair Share?

Keys to negotiating your piece of the action.

The Power of Social Shopping Networks

Looking for ways to get people talking about your products? The new social shopping trend can help you build buzz.

Starting an E-Mail Marketing Program

Simple system lets you reward loyal customers.

Fit to be Certified

How diversity certification programs can boost your sales.

The Trust Factor

Win your customers' faith by learning the 5 key components of trust.

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