Entrepreneur magazine
May 2001

May 2001

Entrepreneur | May 2001
May 2001
Entrepreneur Magazine

Ad It Up

Are you gonna make 'em laugh? Cry? Run and hide? Your advertising strategy makes all the difference.

Web Site

Wanna know what the most popular Web sites are? This site will keep you updated.

Happy Sales To You

Get on the right trail by connecting with your prospects' star players.

It Takes Two

. . . to tango . . . to do a lot of things. But more goes into a partnership than partners.

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Better Than <i>Cosmo</i>

Sorry. We can't tell you how good a lover you are. But our quiz <i>can</i> tell you how to sell with the best.

"You Can't Be For Real!"

Who says? These entrepreneurs think consumers are ready for a dose of reality with their virtual.

Do A Little Dance . . .

Getting techies off their tushes and onto the dance floor

Up, Bar!

The standard for customer service will never be the same.

We Have A Winner

Students with Titan-ic entrepreneurial potential

What'Cha Afraid Of?

These entrepreneurs are a superstitious lot.

A Frog's Life

. . . hangs in the balance. Now what are tech businesses going to do about it?

Bug Control

What you need to know if you use Web bugs

Web Site

Anything and everything you wanted to know about the results of the 2000 census


Where to unearth the obituaries of once-famed dotcoms

The Doors

Sites that help you break on through to the wireless side

Sales From the Crypt

If you're looking for a great deal, check out what overstocked products this site has for sale.

Fast Facts

Internet and technology statistics

Java and Java

Coffeehouses (and other public places) go wireless.

Filling The VoIP

VoIP deployment is on the rise.

Cut the Strings

Is your Web site feeling confined? Go wireless, and set it free.

Wise Buys

Product reviews of American Express' Private Payments credit card security program and The Image Factory New York's AtomicLog site traffic monitoring software

Why Wi-Fi?

Because the computer industry is (and you soon will be) going wild over this newest way to access networks wirelessly

Be A Man!

No, wait . . . be a woman!

High-Wire Act

When can we use our cell phones in the air, already?

Inn Your Sites

Now offering upgrades to a bigger, more comfortable Web site.

Road Notes

New services from Austrian Airlines and MilePoint.com

Keep Your Fleet

And keep thieves' grubby hands off your cars.

Still Going

If you blow a tire, you're in bad shape. Unless . . .

First Step

Put your best foot forward with a money grant from Johnnie Walker.

Cash In On Your Class

The rewards of college: friends, a degree . . . and venture capital?


Bank makes it easy for women and minority entrepreneurs to apply for business loans

Spruce Up Your Site

Is your presence on the Web kind of blah? "Portalize" it with this suite of products.

Irish Spring

Washing away the stereotype of the elderly drinker, Riannon Walsh's old-style whiskey cleans up with Gen Xers.

The Fundamentals

Meet the challenges of the Digital Age-but don't forget the roots of business success.

Setting A New Pace

VC investment hit a high note in 2000, but experts anticipate a slowdown.

Ride The Line

. . . because getting a fixed-rate loan might not be the best fix.

Getting Personal

You want a business loan, but your lender wants to know if you are good for it.

Step Away From The Auditor

Thinking of getting to know your "independent" auditor better? Don't push it, says the SEC.


You are now free to sell about the cabin.

Go Crazy

Maniacal marketing made easy

Postage Paid

Five ways to save money on mailings

Industry Update

Two Franchise 500 franchisors face bankruptcy.

Protective Clothing

Can I show people my designs without losing the shirt off my back?

Medicine For The Sole

Health insurance for sole proprietors

The FDA Curtain

How to keep your medical invention out of the rejected-product gulag

Brightest Idea

Your perfect business could be just a work sheet away.

Sound Familiar?

Your prospects want you to say what they feel.

Sugar & Mice

Girls want to be pretty. That puts cash in this Web site's kitty.

On The Move

The future of ad space isn't in square footage-it's in mileage.

Hobby Course

The way to a great business? She went with a hobby.

Selling Point

If you've got sales experience, GlobeNetix is sold on you.


Blimpie aims to turn major cities into hubs for subs.

Cheap & Easy

Bringing technology to your business doesn't have to break the bank.

What's New

The latest happenings at Parmasters Golf Training Centers and DirectCast

A New Lease on Life

Aaron's Sales & Lease Ownership has a new look, new loan terms--and openings for new franchisees.

Keep It Real

Got a good line to feed investors? Don't bother-they've heard it all before.

Big Money

Whether you want to spend the money, improve the world with it or just roll around in it, it's time you learn to build your billion-dollar business.

Tough Customers

Don't let "service with a smile" leave your employees with frowns.

Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software

All the software you could ever need-and more

Goody Bag

C'mon, kids. Reach in. We've got 10 great businesses to start right now.

Web Site

If you want to get some great ideas for ads that work, take a look at the ad archive.

Do You Speak Swahili?

Tailor each employment application to the specific job.

Project Perfect

Put your projects on the fast track.

New Releases

Product reviews of Lucira's Tracking Solution software and Salesmation.com's eMessage Mailer

The Mod Squad

Cumbersome office furniture is a crime--modular to the rescue.

Let It Shine

NEC's MultiSync LT155 LCD-based projector

Take Your Pix

Kodak's PalmPix Camera for Palm m100 handhelds

Keyed In

NeoPoint's NeoPad mobile phone keyboard

Got It Down

Olympus' DS-320 handheld recorder

Tic Mac Toe

Apple's Powerbook G4 notebook computer

Banished Inquisition

Is it time to do away with yearly employee reviews?

Web Site

Buy what's left of failed dotcoms-you may just find some nifty bargains.

Go, Go Power Savers

How to lower your energy bills

Play to Your Strengths

An old cliche that's revolutionizing management

Superior Suppliers?

Online versions of our favorite office-supply stores: Do they make stocking any easier?

Doing Their Homework

When employees hit their books, you'll see the impact on yours.


Don't let your sinking dotcom customers take you down with them.

Who Should Be On Your Board?

Let's face it: Not every family member is cut out to be on your board of directors.

Colorblind Collaring

Avoid retail racism in your efforts to nab shoplifters and serve customers.

5 Common Health Insurance Mistakes

Finding a good company health plan is a must. But be warned, your decision is wrought with ways to waste money.

No Freebies

Bill forces some Chapter 7 filers to head over to Chapter 13 and pay up a little.

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