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March 2006

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March 2006

Start Up | March 2006
March 2006
Start Up Magazine

75 Startup Secrets

Here are the tips, tricks and inside info you need when starting a business.

Capital Gains

The truth about startup financing: Know your options and do your homework to get the funding you need for your business.

On the Run

Pushing limits in business and life keeps the ultramarathon man going.

Game Plan

Before you roll the dice in the board-game market, learn some key rules.

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Triple Threat

Protect your system, get a better view and take business on the road with these three tools.

All Bottled Up

How to ensure your homebased wine-selling business doesn't turn into sour grapes

Make Your Task List Disappear

Shrink your to-do list by maximizing every hour of your day.

Going Up?

Perfect your elevator pitch and you may find yourself on the rise.

Permission Slips

Before startup, find out if you need a license or permit to operate your business.

Branding Big, Even if You're Small

Your company may be small, but that doesn't mean you can't brand big.

Let's Talk About Biz

Tap other entrepreneurs' knowledge virtually with online forums.

4 Ways to Keep Focus While Starting Up

It doesn't take magic to find success--just find your purpose, and stay on track.

5 Startup Myths

Have these 5 myths been holding you back from starting a business? Time for a reality check.

Big Deal

Looking for a bargain? Our top 100 low-cost franchises might just fit your bill.

A Site to Be Seen

Setting up an e-commerce site? Here's everything you need to know to do it right.

Hat Trick

They were labeled mad hatters at first, but this creative couple used their heads to put their event business on top.

Made in the Shade

When this entrepreneur couldn't find hosiery in the right shade, she decided to do something about it.

Snow Business

These entrepreneurs said to heck with scraping ice from their windshields in winter, and came up with a solution to the chore.

Pushing the Limit

Babies give mothers the runaround in this fitness class on wheels.

Welcome Wagon

This homegrown entrepreneur welcomes newcomers to her town.

Supplies and Demands

Handling the administrative side of your business can be a culture shock.

Tank Girl

An eye for beadwork set this entrepreneur on the path to glamorizing the plain old tank-top undershirt.

Warm Up to Cold Calls

Everyone hates making cold calls---until they learn how to do it properly. Follow these 7 steps to overcome your fear, and start dialing for dollars.

What's for Dinner?

Somewhere between soccer practice and homework, entrepreneurs are helping families get dinner on the table with do-it-yourself meal preparation services.

Best in Show

Tap the right resources to build a blue-ribbon trade-show booth.

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