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October 2011

Start Up | October 2011
October 2011
Start Up Magazine

How to Become Your Own Boss

The creators of natural sleep aid Dream Water share how they ditched corporate life and gained national success.

How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

A look at how the third-largest social network built a following, plus hiring tips for expanding businesses.

Essential Apps for Startups

These smartphone apps can help keep you organized when you're on the go starting your business.

Four Common Startup Money Mistakes

Good financial management is key to startup success. You can get your business off to a sound start if you can avoid these money traps.

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How Social Media and a Sprinkle of Stardust Led to One Franchisee's Success

A Fetch! Pet Care franchisee in the Los Angeles area credits celeb clientele and word of mouth for its growth.

Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

A girls' night out inspires a new business for two 30-something moms.

Five Rules for Building Strong Connections

Having a great product just isn't enough. Ultimately the people you know will make the difference in your business success. Here's how to find them.

How to Build a Mobile App for Your Business

Consider these five tips to create an app in a matter of minutes using a turnkey platform.

Top 10 Presentation Tools

What you need to make your big idea look huge.

5 Easy Tools to Build a Website

You don't have to be a techie to build a website for your business. Here are five affordable resources to get started.

Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

Own Point of Sale offers cafes and coffee shops a way to ring up sales in the cloud.

The Myth of the Business Plan

Don't fall prey to analysis by paralysis. Writing a business plan isn't all it's cracked up to be. If you're agonizing over a written plan, your time might be better spent talking to potential customers.

From Modest Roots to a 3,000-Salon Franchise

How the founders of Great Clips haircutting company built a thriving business.

An Insider's Take on Attracting Angel Investment

James Hunt, an angel investor and adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, shares his secrets on getting attention from financial backers.

Five Questions Your Business Plan Must Answer

Business plans don't have to be a lengthy ordeal. But you're more likely to get off to a good start if you think through critical questions about how you'll make money and run the show.

Tablet Options for Startups

Here's what to expect from the Apple iPad 2, Motorola Xoom, Viewsonic Viewpad 10, and Blackberry Playbook.

10 Movies About Entrepreneurs

A look at some of Hollywood's best films that showcase the real and invented lives of business owners.

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