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November 2010

Entrepreneur | November 2010
November 2010
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The Game Changer: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The last time this entrepreneur matched up against an industry giant, things didn't end so well. But it wasn't game over.

How Social Media Can Rev Up Revenue

Social media helps local businesses better engage customers and boost revenue. Here's how to make it do the same for yours.

The Smartphone Gets Smarter: Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

The deluge of mobile applications -- some genius, some garbage and some just plain goofy -- continues.

The Games People Play

Why social gaming matters to your business.

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A Pointer That Gives You Room to Move

The Loop pointer lets you control your computer without the constraints of wires or surfaces. Time to get animated.

A Guide to Business Mobility

Choosing a mobile service? Here's how to decipher the plans, available devices and jargon from the major carriers.

From Wall Street to Franchisee

More than 500,000 workers have left the financial sector since the recession began. Many of them became franchisees.

E-Commerce in Reverse

Milo bridges online and in-store selling with a site that lets consumers search for products offered by local merchants.

The Numbers That Matter

Here's a secret: Bankers don't actually read financial statements -- at least, not at first. Here's what they do look at.

How to Deal With Deadline Panic

Time urgency is the enemy of good work and good health. No matter how out of control you feel, you can tame the beast.

Acrobat of Pizza

Siler Chapman picked up a ball of dough and found fame, fortune and franchising.

What You Need to Know About Online Use Law

When it comes to your company's online presence, what you don't know about copyright law can hurt you.

Protecting Your Personal Finances

Keep a good separation between business and personal to make sure you'll be OK if your business isn't.

Is it Time for a CFO?

Managing financial issues can take a toll on owners. Know when to turn to a pro.

Codename: The Mold Breaker

Jason Earle--and his mold-sniffing dog squad--are on a crusade to ferret out fungi.

The Benefits of Framing Out Your Website

Developing a website prototype with a wireframe tool will get you and your designer closer to what you envision.

How to Reduce Credit Card Fees

Rates for business credit cards are still high. Here are ways to knock them down.

Enticing Credit Card Offer? Better Read the Fine Print

When it comes to credit card offers, you need to know a few things before accepting.

Finding a Business in Jumping the Line

Hate standing in line? So did two Babson College roommates -- until they built a business on how to avoid them.

The Future-Proof Entrepreneur: 25 New Tech Trends

These technology developments and trends will transform how your business does business.

Get a Whiff of These Walls

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.

Is Your Office a Happy Place?

To create an environment for happy and engaged employees, you'll have to take the lead at the top.

Is it Time to Dump Office?

Five things to keep in mind when assessing free alternatives to Microsoft

The New Order

Snapfinger's location-based menu app gives independent restaurants a seat at the table with national chains.

Keyboards to Type Home About

These Bluetooth-enabled keyboards will ease the pain of typing on your smartphone.

New Desktop App Helps You 'CYA'

ToneCheck is the e-mail noodge that will save you from yourself.

Pouring Bottled-Water Profits into Developing Countries

Two entrepreneurs help tackle the clean-water crisis in impoverished communities around the world.

Chicken Diapers Pay Off

When Americans went crazy over pet chickens, one entrepreneur seized the inevitable opportunity.

Online Network for Local Farmers Hits Pay Dirt

An online effort to connect farmers with consumers trying to buy local gets a million-dollar VC infusion.

A Retail Spin on the Food-Truck Model

A new fleet of entrepreneurs are creating their own spin on the food-truck model some with seriously cool mobile retail.

To See or Not to See?

Videoconferencing is more popular than ever, thanks to the ubiquity of broadband and increased acceptance of remote working.

A Wiser Use of Space: How to Set Up Your Home Office

Part Two of a three-part series on home offices: Tips for choosing an optimal spot and staying organized.

Making Your Franchise Dream Reality -- On the Cheap

From cruising to carpet cleaning, you'll find plenty of opportunities on our list of the Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises.

Jargon: Hit the Slide

That JetBlue guy did it--you probably shouldn't follow suit, though

The Search Party, Reinvented

Trada aims to make broader online marketing capabilities more accessible--and affordable--to any size business

Never Fly Coach Again

A new business travel seminar teaches you how to fly first class for an economy fare.

Funny or Die: 10 Essential Tweets

CEO Dick Glover follows a healthy mix of comedy, tech, business and sports feeds.

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