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October 2012

Entrepreneur | October 2012
October 2012
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Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2012

Our annual ranking of the 50 best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S.

How to Build a Multi-Platform Website

Build a single website that works on a computer, a tablet and a smartphone.

How to Add Personality to Your Loyalty Program

Belly's loyalty program offers fun ways to interact with customers and helps build new clientele.

How Automated Booking Can Save Your Business

An automated booking system gives an events company reason to celebrate.

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Work Smarter With These Computer Input Devices

Styluses, wireless keyboards and other devices to boost your efficiency.

Fitness Instructor Creates a Sweat-Proof Headband

A workout frustration led fitness instructor Donna Browning to create Sweaty Bands.

How to Keep Your Seasonal Franchise Going Year-Round

Don't let your business grind to a halt when your traditional selling period comes to a close.

Web Startup Aims to Protect Your Bottom Line

SigFig audits investment portfolios to uncover extra charges.

Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need

A buy-one-give-one program brightens the smiles of kids in living in poverty around the world.

How to Get Funding? Act Like You Don't Need It

Vungle, a mobile advertising startup, makes trailers for apps and had investors fighting get in on the action.

How Shopatrend Used Instagram to Attract New Customers

The online clothing boutique leveraged their keen visual sense to market their company at little cost with Instagram.

Top 10 Global Franchises for 2012

Our list of top global franchises knows no borders

3 Ways to Kick Start Your Business into 2013

Stop futzing around. Here's how to propel your business forward -- right now.

How to Build and Manage a Website With Your iPhone

Weebly introduces its free blogging platform as an iSO app.

5 Things to Consider Before Lending Money to Friends and Family

Many business owners have learned the hard way that family, friends and finances don't always mix.

How Two Business Students Created Nutrition Bars for Dancers

Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley were both ballet dancers and business students when they came up with an idea to keep dancers full between rehearsals.

An Entrepreneurial American Couple Conquer Paris' Food Scene

With a little experience and their own money an American couple opens a wine bar and restaurant in the City of Light.

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.

What to Look for When Renting Office Space

Choosing a space for your business is a big decision, especially for startups. Here are the things you should consider because signing a lease.

The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have finally taken hold of the U.S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? We examine the costs and benefits of alternative-fuel vehicles.

Why VCs Should Think Like Entrepreneurs

The world needs a more VCs who think like entrepreneurs -- ready to invest in the next great big idea.

Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation's leading proponents of entrepreneurship.

Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld

Brad Feld of the VC firm Foundry Group has funded some the biggest tech success stories of the last decade. He shares his thoughts about the state of the startup scene.

How Your Business Plan Might Be Holding You Back

Use the time you save writing a detailed business plan to move past the planning phase and help your company take flight.

How to Create an E-Mail Marketing Campaign That People Will Notice

Infiltrate the inbox with e-mail marketing that is actually engaging and less likely to be deleted.

Betaworks Uses Creative Methods to Find and Fund the Next Big Idea

Betaworks calls itself a 'maker,' and so far they have helped build some of the social web's biggest companies including TweetDeck, Kickstarter and Tumblr.

How to Analyze Your Business Expenses

Whether you are going it alone, or you just want to understand what your CFO is doing, here are the best strategies for analyzing expenses in your business.

Is an MBA Still Necessary?

Two outspoken academic leaders offer opposing views on the relevance of a traditional business education.

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