Articles on Entrepreneurship

Creating Productive Workspaces

Want to get more work done? Change the place where you're working.

How to Gather Free Marketing Intel

These free and inexpensive approaches to marketing intelligence can help you better understand your target customers.

Should You Hire a Recruiter?

Working with a recruiter can be expensive, but finding the perfect employee can be even more valuable. Here's how to figure out whether a recruiter is worth it for your business.

Good Press: 6 Steps to Writing Killer Op-Eds and Commentaries

Don't get caught in a press-release rut; behold the power of the op-ed.

Take These Costs Off Your Worry List in 2011

Make 2011 your year of less stress by deconstructing these common worries.

5 Ways to Save More Taxes in 2011

From hiring your children to changing your accounting methods, make these changes in 2011 to ensure you pay fewer taxes in 2012.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Marriage Survive a Startup

Today, we share what it takes to hold a marriage together when one spouse is starting a new business, easy ways to save money at airports, and tips for using Google Analytics.

Setting Up a Home Office on the Cheap

If you visit an office furniture store, it's easy to get sticker shock. Learn how to create a great work-at-home space without spending lots of cash.

Is Now the Time to Start Your Own Business?

You know you want to start a business...but when? Ask yourself these questions to help decide if you're ready.

Could Your Business Fail If Your Bank Fails?

The short answer: Yes. The longer answer: It's very unlikely. Here's why.

20 Percent Time: Offering Your Employees Autonomy

Giving your employees a little autonomy at work can have beneficial results for your business and keep employees' morale up.

How to Hold onto Talent When You Can’t Afford Raises

Recent economic improvements may have your employees expecting raises this year. But what if you can't afford them?

Claiming the Home Office Deduction Without Getting into Trouble

Deducting your home office isn't as scary as rumors suggest. Here's how to claim your space, audit-free.

Sharing Space to Save Money

Splitting your office, storefront, or warehouse with another business could help you save big...and not just on rent.

Your Website Sucks: Here's What to Do About It

A review of the e-book "Why Your Website Sucks — and How to Fix It," plus other resources to help your website move from sucking to shining.

5 Year-End Actions to Improve Your Business

These tax deductions won't just save you money; they'll help your business grow.

The Dropping Cost of Entrepreneurship

Starting a new business sounds like an expensive proposition, but it might cost much less than you think.

Are You and Your Banker a Perfect Match?

Unfortunately, there's no dating-style website for banks...yet. So how do you find the perfect bank for your business?

Last-Minute Business Tax Deductions for 2010

Financial professionals share the best ways to take advantage of great tax deductions before the year's end.

Make the Most of Your Local Chamber of Commerce

From advertising to networking, your Chamber of Commerce can offer your business scores of benefits...if you're a member.