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June 2003

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June 2003

Start Up | June 2003
June 2003
Start Up Magazine

Home Run

Step up to the plate with one of these 500-plus homebased franchises and business opportunities.

Basic Training

Got what it takes to get through entrepreneurial "boot camp"? We'll give you some tips for toughing out your first year in business.

Nice and Steady

There's really no need to rush into a full-time business. Keep these part-time pointers in mind for smooth sailing.

Zoning In

Pay attention to your community's laws before opening your doors.

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Almost Famous

Harness the power of PR, and make your business a rising star.

Let's Make a Deal

Licensing your idea to a bigger company can mean fewer hassles--and a lot more money in your pocket.

What's in Store?

Stumped about what to sell at a kiosk? Find out how to get the ideas rolling.

It's All Geek to Me

Do you want to start a tech business but think you have to be a computer geek? Not so, says this franchisee.

On With the Show!

Featuring a star-studded cast of baskets, table linens and more.

Mr. Mom

Going homebased made it easier for one entrepreneur to put his family first for a change.

The Dark Side

Prepare yourself for being homebased by understanding the downside.

Small Wonders

These handy gizmos and gadgets will make for an easier ride through the start-up stage and beyond.

Measuring Up

So what if your business is small? That doesn't mean your entrepreneurial dreams have to be, too.

Just the FAQs

Got questions about researching and buying a franchise or a business opportunity? We've got answers.

Trend Watch: Child-Focused Franchises

If the increasing popularity of education services, toy stores and kids' gyms is any indication, you can be sure the children's franchise industry is growing big and strong.

The Search Is On

Entrepreneurs and experts all agree: If you're willing to hunt around, you can score financing to get your homebased business off the ground.

How Low?

It doesn't have to cost a bundle to launch an e-commerce site. We've found several smart options for top-notch online stores.

Class Acts

College life can go beyond classes, keggers and cramming for finals. Why not start your own business? These enterprising students did.

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