How does being virtual affect a company's cohesiveness? To find out, we decided to go virtual ourselves.
Will Ray Schiavone's bold new strategy save desktop publisher Quark from suffering a collapse?
Along with his sons, Jerry Murrell of Five Guys Burgers and Fries built a 570-store chain that enjoys a cult following.
What really drives salespeople to chase deal after deal? Here's some advice to help managers motivate their reps.
Entrepreneurs are beating down the doors to sell stuff to Corporate America. Here's how to move to the front of the line.
Jon Kamen founded @radical.media in 1993 with Frank Scherma. Check out the way he works.
Get Real | Jason Fried
In his debut column, 37signals co-founder Jason Fried argues that one of the keys to success is to let your lazy side guide you.
Essentials for this heavy-metal tech entrepreneur include an iPhone battery extender and a smoke machine.
Daniel Tenner of Woobius uses the software to collaborate with colleagues
Travel search engine Kayak is making it easier to hunt for hotel deals
New ways to power up on the go
Planning a business trip that involves a long flight? Yurtopia's Yurbuds are designed to hurt less and stay put better.
The marketplace, a new iPhone case by mophie, lets you collect credit card payments on the go.
A model for every purpose, blackout shades optional
One of the trickiest parts of throwing an event is sending out invitations and tracking RSVPs. Here's the skinny on three online services that can handle the tedious tasks for you.
An app store just for netbooks
Apple's new iPad may be getting all the attention, but it's not the only noteworthy tablet hitting the market this year.
The PGA Tour Club gives members and their guests access to premier golf courses, tournaments, and events.
Brian Hamilton, co-founder and CEO of Sageworks, teaches entrepreneurship to prisoners.
A beam of light that kills germs in beverage bottles
These secrets of competitive intelligence could help lessen the impact of competition on your small business.
Business are experimenting with a new technology that allows graphics to be superimposed on a live video stream.
Matt Mireles wants to raise $500,000 to expand his company's team and license a new tool. Will his plan work?
Local Dirt helps people find produce from farms. How can the business grow? We've asked 4 entrepreneurs to weigh in.
A new service allows businesses to promote deals to its 3 million-plus subscribers.
Hey, do you have anything cheaper? Here are 4 smart ways to go downmarket without tarnishing your brand.
BEHIND THE SCENES
A look at the companies that supply the bucking bulls, safety equipment, and prize buckles
Musician, programmer, and blogger Derek Sivers writes that no matter how great your idea, it's hardly worth a dime until you prove you can build a business around it.
Could the price tag scare off potential buyers or will its appealing domain name make it an attractive investment?
In The Responsibility Revolution, Seventh Generation founder Jeffrey Hollender makes the case for sustainability.
Carrying hefty textbooks may soon be history.
The latest news on James Sun, Michael Dell, and Mitchell Binder
Flip Flop Shops successfully sells only flip-flops and sandals.
It's hardly an ideal environment in which to start an entrepreneurial venture, but Bill McNeely, center, had few options.
The creator of Action News transformed local newscasts
VIEWS & OPINIONS
Why Inc. went virtual for a month
To find the ideal executive to run your sales force, consultant Lizz Pellet says you should look beyond a candidate's impressive resumé and ample industry contacts.