Entrepreneur magazine
March 2001

March 2001

Entrepreneur | March 2001
March 2001
Entrepreneur Magazine

Trimming The Fat

Your big, bloated company is costing you an arm and a leg. Maybe it's time to cut back.

Easy Does It

1) Point. 2) Click. 3) You've got an online store.

Trade Shows

Mark your calendar.

Putting the "Tea" in Charity

This tea-selling duo knows the joys of making money--and then giving it away.

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Hiring Help in a Foreign Country

You can't go global without some local representation.

Welcome To The Jungle

Are you ready for the untamed wilderness of entrepreneurship?

Office Supply

A new agency looks out for your federal contracts.

e Is For Eventually

Will e-tickets ever be fully functional?

Lost Cause

Assuming the airlines won't learn to take care of your luggage any time soon . . .

Road Notes

New services from Biztravel.com and AvantGo, American Airlines and AOL, and US Airways

Take A Seat

. . . to accommodate the family; leave it behind to make room for business.

Driver's Ed

Showroom or chat room? The best information on cars comes from the people who drive them.

The Long Way Home

Ease your hellish commute with a technology-packed car.


New funds aim to fill the capital gap.

Four's A Charm?

How do I set my four businesses apart from the competition?

What Women Want

Where's the money for women-owned businesses?

Space Race

Is your start-up set to rocket into an office of its own?

Quilting Tee

Grandma never sewed like this.

Chart Smart

Charts may make good copy, but does your ad tempt prospects to read them?

Bicycle Built For You?

Race to an industry ripe for invention.

The Graduates

Moving from individual investors to institutional VCs means learning to play by a new set of rules.

To The Max

Profit from real estate sales, but do none of the selling.

Success By Hand

Old-fashioned chocolates make New Economy profits.

Wish Upon A Car

When is a reference to cars and lemons a good thing?

Smooth Moves

Roll over your small-business investments and shield yourself from capital gains taxes.

Making the Transition

You might be a born entrepreneur, but that doesn't mean you're ready to own a business. With our help, though, it'll be a smooth evolution.

Develop Your Own Cult Following

From underground phenomenon to national icon, your business can be a leader in its own right.

The Power of Shopping Networks

You want attention? Go on TV. You want to clear out your inventory? Go on a shopping channel.

Listen Up!

Watts is about to let you in on the future of advertising.

It's Only A Game

On second thought, maybe it's better to just <i>play</i> dotcom.

Dressed For Distress

Is business casual in for a backlash?

Check Out The New Guy

A fresh face on the House Committee on Small Business

Easy Money?

Or will it be catch as catch can under the new administration?

Beware The Ball And Chain

. . . of a loan: avoiding prepayment penalties.

What, No Farm?

The Agriculture Department has its eye on business, too.

What's New

The latest happenings at Show Me PCs and <i>The Next Step Magazine</i>

No Deposit, Big Return

And that's good news from the IRS.

All's Fair in . . .the Law?

A change in taxation legislation makes selling a business a better deal.

Between The Lines

You may be using subliminal advertising and not even know it.

Straight To Video

Satellites beaming your product to retailers everywhere

Ringing True

Three easy ways to sell better on the phone

Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels

. . . use tricks like these-so read on, and players won't pull a fast one on you.


Want to market the way Coke and Pepsi do? Then try cable TV.

Matters of Time

Technology's future, time with the family and time management


Online e-commerce course; 50 times the lenders

New Mexico

One-stop business site

A Room Of Your Project's Own

Setting up project headquarters on the Net

Foreign Affair

All the statistical information about other countries you can get your hands on

Cash In

Get paid for finding proof of an earlier use of a patented idea.

Find It

This newest search engine lets you paste in chunks of text you want to search for.

Fast Facts

Internet and technology statistics

Sounds of Silence

The world is a quieter place with wireless messaging.

Give the Web a Ring

A new way for your customers to call up your Web site

Give And Take

Why it pays to partner up on your marketing efforts

Wise Buys

Product review of True Internet Color from E-Color Inc., Ektron's e-WebEdit Pro and AskIt.com's Crisis Management Tool

Web Site

Try this site for a clever new way to find out more about security for your computer.

Body Language

Password glut got you down? Hackers scoff at password systems, anyway. Is biometrics the answer?


This federal government Web site is dedicated to exposing online scams.

Byte Guard

Keep watch over your PC.

New Releases

Product reviews of WS_FTP Pro Version 6.6 file transfer program, free DSL connection from EarthLink and System Mechanic 3.5 utility software

Buff Film

Silicon Film Technologies' (e)film film cartridge

Catching Rays

Sunwize Technologies' Portable Energy System

Sign of the Times

Interlink Electronics' ePad VP9001 electronic signature-enabled notepad

Your Reproductive System

Don't get too excited: a not-so-intimate look at workgroup copiers and whether you should choose analog or digital

Easy.Com, Easy.Go

OK . . . we've weeded out the wanna-bes. Who's still with us?

They're Baaaaaaack!

<I>Entrepreneur</I>'s young millionaires, the reunion tour. You won't believe what happened next . . .


The nation's 100 fastest-growing franchises

Web Site

To keep up with news and development in human resouces, check out this site.

Hole In One

Delivery and a lot more than bagels

Global Domination

Franchisors, the world is yours . . . thanks to Uncle Sam.

Terminal Bliss

Gate 9, Flight 277 . . . Gate 10, pedicures for everybody . . .

Cast A Wide Net

Kids are Web-savvy. What about teachers and parents?

Relief Wanted

Hiring a CEO could save your business.

Learn To Share

Not in the altruistic way, but in the save-big-bucks-through-shared-services way

Wrong Number

Don't let fraudulent credit card orders knock you out.

Powerful Punch

Do you have a high-impact team in place?

Grab Your Atlas

With all the opportunity in the world awaiting, why would you start a local business?

The Daughter Also Rises

Women are taking over the family business; their initiative is the key.

Renters' Rights

A co-employer can relieve you of a load of paperwork-but watch out for these legal traps.

The Grinch Who Stole Business

"Glass half empty" people cost you money--here's how to deal with them and prevent negativity from spreading.

Survival Strategy

Disability could strike you at any moment-protect your business and your partners.

For Better Or Worse

Business forecast for the Bush years

Coming To America?

The world loves the wireless Web, but when will it take off <i>here</i>?

New Releases

Coming soon to a URL near you

Web Site

If you're looking for really private e-mail, check out HushMail.

Retire Right

The Web's got the answers to your retirement-plan questions.

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