Startups Magazine: October 2009

Featured Article

10 Reasons to Purchase a Franchise

From name recognition to funding advantages, we've gathered the best reasons to become a franchisee.

Casting a Long Shadow

Find out how to make your organization look bigger than it really is with these tips.

7 Tips to Score VC Cash

Venture capitalists tell us what it takes to win funding in this environment.

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More Buck Than Bang

Don't waste your startup funds on marketing tactics that cost more than they're worth.

Making Solar Accessible

Education is the key to capitalizing on the green movement.

3 Steps to the Right Marketing Mix

How to create a marketing mix that will get your business off to a flying start.

Are You Building Online Customer Communities?

The Small Business Answer Man™ Jim Blasingame answers your questions.

Turn Rejection Into Momentum

Don't allow the fear of rejection to stop you from taking risks.

Renewable Energy is a Hot Commodity

Some businesses are cashing in on increased demand for alternative energy.

Tapping Friends and Family for Startup Funds

Make sure you cover your bases before accepting a loan or investment from a friend or family member.

Get the Best Deal on Rent

Tips to help you negotiate the best deal on commercial real estate.