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January 2015

Entrepreneur | January 2015
January 2015
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How a Marketing Firm Hit the Gamification Bull's-Eye

When sales are a game and customers are players, this Boston-based company wins big.

What to Do When Your Boss Doesn't Trust You

Failures of trust and communication can be tricky to navigate. The Ethics Coach can help.

How This Mompreneur Cut Down on Child-Care Costs

Trying to get a business off the ground is hard enough. This entrepreneur found a way to better manage her business to fit her children's schedule.

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How to Determine the Value of Your Pre-Revenue Startup

Here are the formulas and turns of phrase the experts use to determine what your work is worth.

How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages

The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.

What You Need to Know About Credit Lines

Our expert tells whether you need a line of credit and how big that line should be.

How to Lure More Traffic to Your Site

It can be difficult to determine what will be popular on the web, but we have some tips to drive more visitors to your site.

How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn

The professional social network has become a tool for identifying and pitching investors.

3 Things to Consider When Renting Office Space

Keep these tips in mind when looking to rent space to work.

How the Next Five Years Will Revolutionize Business

The years until 2020 are poised to redefine almost every facet of how we work, from the way we run customer service to the way we build our businesses.

3 Steps for Franchisees Who Want to Be Heard by Corporate

A franchisee for over 30 years explains what to do to make the company hear your idea.

13 Steps to Effective Emails That Don't Suck

Before you hit 'send,' check this list and make sure its a letter customers will want to open.

6 Wacky Franchises You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Check out these six franchises with unique ideas that you'll have to read about to believe.

How This Franchise Is Helping Companies Avert Disaster

Jim Satterfield's Firestorm Solutions franchise helps companies develop plans to deal with workplace violence, natural disasters and other crises.

The Legal Issues That Could Change Franchising Forever

Franchising has been in the hot seat in the past year, as a number of legal and political conflicts -- minimum wage, protections for frachisees and the role of franchisors in labor disputes -- have come to a head.

3 Franchisees Who Tackled Adversity Reveal Their Secrets for Success

In their own words, these franchisees explain how they overcame difficult situations, including personal illness and a market downturn.

Lost Luggage? 4 Common Travel Problems and How to Fix Them.

From overbooked flights to sold-out hotels, here's how business travelers can navigate some of the most common issues.

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.

Why Jack in the Box Is a Franchise to Watch

After a 24-year hiatus, the chain participated in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list -- and ended up at No. 4.

Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

A 65-year-old record-pressing plant settles into a growth groove.

How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs

A Los Angeles civil servant explains the challenges related to the work force today.

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.

New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

How to better yourself and your business in 2015.

How This Company Made Its Customer Support 'More Human'

Fitocracy needed customer support for its 1.5 million users, so it took to the cloud, and business took off.

How These Founders Reinvented the Apron and Won Over Celebrity Chefs

Founded in 2012, H&B now supplies aprons for more than 700 restaurant clients across the globe.

High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.

How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

Here are five factors to consider when starting a Airbnb-type platform.

Announcing Entrepreneur 360, Our Index of the Most Entrepreneurial Companies

The Entrepreneur 360 Performance Index takes a holistic approach to ranking companies and quantifying qualitative aspects of business.

The Future Isn't What It Used to Be

Yes, the future can be scary. But it's also full of opportunity.

For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal

Dealing with changes in operations can be difficult, particularly for a large franchise. Here's how some of the most popular chains are able to do it.

The Fastest-Growing Sectors in the Franchise Industry

The companies on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list are showing big gains. These are the sectors that are taking the lead.

The Top 10 Franchises of 2015.

These 10 stars of Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500 list are leading the pack when it comes to growth and success.

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