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November 2005

November 2005

Entrepreneur | November 2005
November 2005
Entrepreneur Magazine

Making Their Mark

These young entrepreneurs aren't following anyone's rules--they're too busy blazing their own trails to multimillion-dollar success.

Saving for College

Tax-free 529 college savings accounts may not stay that way, but they'll still be a smart way to plan for your child's future.

Call in a Day's Work

Think there's no such thing as being too connected? This couple begs to differ.

Protection Against Viruses

As your first line of defense against computer bugs, these updated security tools will protect you from just about anything.

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Create a Pricing Strategy

Score with a pricing strategy that keeps customers coming back.

Review of LCDs

With prices dropping, it's a great time to shop for a high-end LCD.

Mystery Manager

Who's minding your money?

Give and Receive

When done right, corporate charitable giving can boost company morale and exposure--as well as your bottom line.

Human Cost

Dodging unemployment taxes is a risky business.

Working With Your Angel Investors

Make sure your angel investors won't hold your business back when it's time to graduate to larger investors.

Speak Up

Is interrupting a good business tactic, or just plain rude?

In Your Face

When it comes to marketing, this web designer uses his head--literally.

Listen and Learn

Wonder what customers really want? Just ask them.

Asking the Right Questions

You don't have to be a master inquisitor to ask your prospects all the right questions. Learn how to set yourself up to seal the deal every time.

Take a Stand

A newsstand, that is. Make magazines part of your marketing mix with these five money-saving ideas for advertising in print.

Creative Autoresponders Keep You on Customers' Minds

Creative autoresponders are a surefire way to make customers remember you long after they've logged off your site.

And Baby Makes Three

When one boss brings an infant into a fledgling firm, it steps up the challenge.

Corporate Earnout

When selling your company, an earnout agreement can seem like an attractive option--but things could get ugly if you're not careful.

Treating Employees Fairly

Don't let employees without families feel neglected.

The Heat Is On

How long can the U.S. maintain its innovative edge?

Tech Essentials for the Business Traveler

Wherever your business takes you, here's the mobile technology you need to keep on going.

It Figures 11/05

Losing faith in the economy, seeing green in ethnic food and more

Change Is Brewing

<i>Entrepreneur</i> and Xerox stir things up with a new look for a very deserving brewery.

The Latest Thing

Be the first to know about these new franchises.

Critter Comforts

The boom in pet businesses has entrepreneurs vying for their spots as top dogs.

Resources 11/05

Websites, organizations, events and more to grow your business

The Long Road

Enlightening travels find SBDC funding reaching new lows, generous big guys and inspiring entrepreneurs.

Finding International Manufacturers

We'll help guide you on your cost-cutting quest to outsource your manufacturing overseas.

High and Dry?

Why Katrina contracts may be out of entrepreneurs' reach

Know It All

Finally, there's a smarter approach to managing your knowledge workers.

Setting a Policy for Blogs

Protect your company's good name in employees' blogs.

Hot Seat

Find out how you can move to the head of the class--for less--on your next flight.

Monster Mash

Monster.com's founder moves on to his next big startup.

Take the Lead

Find out what it takes to get ahead of the competition.

Class Act

How you went from class clown, jock or geek to entrepreneur.

Bill Battle

Can restructuring save a program that helps entrepreneurs but hurts the budget?

New Cop in Town

Will the new SEC chairman set you free from regulation?

Power of Choice

Can managed competition lower health-care costs?

Fighting Fee Increases

Businesses fight the credit card giants' high fees.

Gas You Like It

How to ease workers' commutes as gas prices skyrocket

Green Web Hosts

Go green with a solar- or wind-powered web host.

Money Buzz 11/05

Controlling online payments, expensive medical plans and more

Fueling Growth

A billion-dollar opportunity inspired some resourceful brothers to find a funding shortcut.

Fuel for Thought

Meet today's new and improved diesels.

Sell Buzz 11/05

Advertising in video games, commercials vs. product placements and more

Split Decision

Is hiring part-time sales reps a good idea?

Shred Away?

Why you need a document retention plan

Lead Buzz 11/05

Unqualified employees, workplace violence and more

Speakerphones for Conference Calls

With this new speakerphone, you don't have to sound distant at all.

Gear 11/05

Build custom search engines with this mini device

Spammers Target IM

Protection for IM Spam, reporting computer intrusions and more

Great Debate

How to disagree without being disagreeable

Trusting Your Gut Instincts

Trying to make a tough business decision? Listen to your intuition.

Financing With a Home Equity Line of Credit

The startup financing you need could be right at your doorstep.

Perfect Kit

Entice customers with all-in-one solutions that save time and money.

Stake Your Territory

Keep your startup out of a saturated market with these free business listing sites.

Spin City

This marketing guru found just the right niche for his passion and skill.

Selling Point

Bidding on the success of eBay auction assistance pays off.

What's New 11/05

All fired up over children's pottery classes

Smart Ideas 11/05

Pizza on the fly, designer toast and more

Out of School

Targeting customers far from your college halls? Here's how to get them.

Doctor's Orders

Getting the FDA to give your medical invention the thumbs up can be a challenge, so follow this prescription for approval.

Carry My Tune

This independent artist turns away investors and calls profits a "side effect"--he just wants to move your music.

Broadband-Enable Your Car

Go on tour with these mobile broadband systems.

In-Flight Wi-Fi

Mile-high productivity gets a boost from in-air Wi-Fi.

Nest Practices

Cracking the organic market at the right time was key to this egg farmer's success.

Your iPod's Pod

A nifty new case for your precious iPod

Online Aid for Global Expansion

Expanding internationally? These websites can help.

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