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April 2007

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April 2007

Entrepreneur | April 2007
April 2007
Entrepreneur Magazine

Time Out

Never enough time? Practice these simple time management techniques, and get your life back in control.

Helpful Hub

Tools for web collaboration.

Far and Away

Who can take you where you need to go without breaking your budget? Our 2007 Business Travel Awards reveal your best bets.

All Access

A pioneering entrepreneur is taking text messaging to new frontiers--and giving businesses a whole new way to reach customers.

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Take Charge

New ways to keep mobile devices alive on the road.

Test Tubes

Wanna see what TV on your PC looks like? Now you can--for cheap.

Seeing Is Believing

Visual search engines make it simple for shoppers to find your products.

The Right Stuff

Web design experts reveal their top 10 trademarks of stellar sites.

Look Smart

With all these smartphones available, why haul your laptop along?

On the Plus Side

A new service can turn your cell phone into a superphone, complete with 10 different numbers and all the features of a PBX.

Bod Squad

Her mother's encouraging words helped this entrepreneur take her handmade body-care products to the market.

Feed the Need

The advertising industry is getting a tasty treat. Meet the entrepreneurs behind it all.

In the Spotlight

Up-and-coming energy-efficient lighting will save your business some bucks-and it's better for the environment, too.

Creative Sparks

Interns can do more than stuff envelopes. The key to releasing their potential is recognizing them as an important part of your team.

Unlock Ideas

Cash in on other people's patents.

Media Mogul

Making deals for unsold airtime helped this entrepreneur fund business growth.

Second Opinion

Have you outgrown your current number cruncher? Look for a strategic advisor who can help your business reach its goals.

That's a Fact

As one of the oldest ways to generate working capital, factoring is now flexible, customizable and going mainstream.

Shed Light

Are hedge funds leaving you in the dark? Morningstar's extensive database might be a good place to start your research.

Brand You

Expert tips on building your company's MVP

The Third Wave

Just getting used to Web 2.0? Hang on, because Web 3.0 is about to hit shore.

New Word Order

A political spinmeister takes his way with words to the corporate world.

Distance Vision

When choosing technology, it's best to be far-sighted.

Go for the Gold

Follow these 10 steps to impressing investors, and you'll be on your way to the big time.

Hop the Pond

What you can learn from an overseas master of marketing

Ready to Report

It may get a little easier for businesses to play by the rules.

Foreign Bodies

Just how far should you go for affordable health care?

You Know the Drill

...or do you? The latest training tools might surprise you.

Big Change

How will the new Congress affect business taxes?

Loan Ranger

One VC firm is lending a helping hand to fledgling companies.

In With the New

What might the new Congress do for you?

I See a Pattern

Sewing businesses are in stitches all the way to the bank.

Bring On the Night

If your best work happens in the wee hours, you're not alone.

For Good Measure

Know how to take your company's vital statistics.

Cross Talk

These roomy crossover vehicles make a big impression.

Ditch the Baggage

Sick of lugging your luggage? Let someone else do it.

Star Power?

Casting doubt on standard assumptions about business success.

Beating the Odds

Put the odds on your side with these 10 steps that (almost) guarantee startup success.

Values Added

Can you grow your socially responsible company while staying true to your values? Sure, just use your natural resourcefulness.

Young Guns

Hiring millennials has its advantages--just keep it from backfiring.

Howdy, Partner

Say hello to a strategic global alliance.

Story Hour

Intrigue your audience by marketing with storytelling techniques.

Youth Group

Teenagers can be a good fit with your team--if you know what to look for.

Checking Your Lists

A book of 500 lists ensures small-business owners are covered.

Loan Woes

Feel like you're signing your life away?

Achtung, Maybe

Does your product need a warning label?

Making the Cut

Going from health care to hair care, an entrepreneur finds a new style.

Vend a Dog a Bone

Candy and soft drinks, move aside--vending machines are going to the dogs, thanks to one pet lover.

Toll Freedom

Making toll transponders more attractive.

Game Face

Two students brought video games to life with 3-D technology.

Play by the Rules

eBay regulations and guidelines keep buyers and sellers on the same page-of the rule book, that is.

Ready to Launch

Morph your invention from a concept into a company with these programs.

It's All About You

Give yourself a boost by taking time to celebrate the most important aspect of your business: you.

Army of One

Extra hires won't help you grow, but franchisees could.

Less Is More

Tired of trying to tell your whole story in 30 seconds? Put your ad budget to better use by enticing prospects to visit your website.

A Sure Bet

Promotions insurance keeps you covered despite the odds.

Point for Europe

European market discoveries make this fund a good find.

Charity Caveats

Changes in tax laws can affect your deductions for donated items.

One Step Ahead

Options for buying a home when you can't prove income.

It's Easy Being Green

There are more ways than ever for your business to save energy, money and the environment.

Nothing But the Truth

Building buzz the authentic way got this documentary channel in front of millions of eyes.

Have No Fear

Scared of cold calling? Learn to turn your anxiety into confidence.

Rising Stars

Introducing the top 50 new franchises of 2007.

Squeeze Play

Offering your site visitors something for free can help grow your contact list--but be careful not to drive them away.

To Catch a Thief

You don't need a badge--just better technology.

Total Access

How to get your product in front of celebrities.

Mystery Machine

Tips on launching your own teaser campaign.

Hang Tough

Secrets to staying strong at the bargaining table.

Dynamic Duos

Creating job-sharing partnerships led to this entrepreneur's singular success.

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