Entrepreneur magazine
March 2011

March 2011

Entrepreneur | March 2011
March 2011
Entrepreneur Magazine

Innovator: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding Reinvents Retail

Meet Cyriac Roeding, the man reinventing shopping for the mobile era.

What Healthcare Reform Could Mean for Your Business

Healthcare reform isn't a done deal, but you still need to prep for upcoming changes

How to Be Smart About Business Credit Cards

How to use credit cards to their fullest advantage--without getting buried in interest and debt

Four Tips for Subleasing Office Space

Those offices you're paying for and not using can bring in some extra cash. But being a landlord can be tricky business.

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How to Check a Customer's Credit Worthiness

Know the risks and what to ask before extending credit to your customers.

A Champion of Entrepreneurs Shares Her Financing Strategy

To expand its community and grow at a more patient pace, Daily Grommet decides to steer clear of VC firms--for now

Location-Based Mobile Apps Take Hold

Could location-based mobile apps possibly have a beneficial business purpose? Survey says . . . yes.

How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

Skweal takes complaints out of the public forum, giving businesses a chance to make good

A Social Entrepreneur Helps Homeless Dogs

A restaurateur develops a line of clothing to help control the pet population.

Chris Brogan on the Art of Brevity

In a world of distractions, how do you stand out? Here's some advice for getting in front of your intended audience.

How to Hire a Webmaster

How to size up and select a webmaster who can keep your site one step ahead.

How Goodreads Got Started

By tapping into the collective popularity of books, Goodreads quickly built a devoted following in the multiple millions.

How to Buy a Business

A business matchmaker on how to size up a company for sale.

How Startup Weekend Got Its Start

This crash course for would-be entrepreneurs is hard-core.

Entrepreneur Makeover: From Geek-in-Chief to Head Hottie

Giantnerd's Randall Weidberg gets a style makeover and goes from geek-in-chief to head hottie.

An Entrepreneur Brings Upscale Restaurants to Airports

The terminal case of sorry sandwiches that travelers must suffer through in most airports may finally be sent packing.

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.

Can VoIP Cut Your Mobile Costs?

VoIP: It looks weird written out, it's fun to say and it can help you save money on your telecom costs.

The New Smart Money

Can I get your number? Mobile commerce makes purchasing as simple as waving your smartphone at the register.

Why Mobile-Friendly Websites Are Critical to Your Strategy

Mobile applications redefined the user experience but represent only a pit stop in the continuing evolution.

A Look at Low-Cost Cameras Ready for Business

A good camera can help you enhance everything from your social media profile to your product spec sheets.

Business Owners Weigh In on Facebook Messaging

Don't be a Zucker. Facebook's new e-mail messaging system might help you better manage your contacts -- or waste your time.

The Rise of the Newcomers

New business opportunities are poised to make their mark, with 58 franchises joining our ranking

Test Your Mobile Manners

Shall we learn from Tiger and Favre? Take our six-point quiz to avoid a messy mishap.

Review: The HD Pro Webcam C910

Logitech's new HD Pro Webcam C910 lets you see the good, the bad and the weird mole on your client's face.

Aggravating, Unruly -- and Essential

Editor-in-chief Amy Cosper on mobility.

The Rebirth of Retail

Shopkick is retooling the concept of customer rewards with an app that delivers promotions.

The No. 1 New Franchise: HealthSource

This is spinal tap. Actually, it's chiropractic services making its debut at No. 1 on our Top New Franchises list.

A Mobile Franchise Brings the Party to Kids

Michael Falgares scored big and launched a portable franchise when he put video games on a custom trailer

A Surprising Business Idea

Who doesn't like a good mystery? Three entrepreneurs deliver the unexpected.

A Fix-it Shop With a Twist

Nancy Herrington saves the day for customers of her Mr. Handyman franchise--and her community.

Trading the Corporate World for Franchise Ownership

From the corporate world to franchise ownership -- how business owners make the transition.

The Myth of Government Grants

Many government grants are available for small businesses, but research carefully.

Jargon: Xoogler

Describes the swelling ranks of ex-Google employees headed for younger, nimbler startups--or starting companies of their own.

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