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Business Books in E-Format: Start A Business
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Black Enterprise Guide to Starting Your Own Business by Wendy BeechBLACK ENTERPRISE magazine is the premier business news source forAfrican Americans. With thirty years of experience, BlackEnterprise continues to chronicle the achievements of AfricanAmerican professionals while providing monthly reports onentrepreneurship, investing, personal finance, business news andtrends, and career management. Now, Black Enterprise brings to youthe Guide to Starting Your Own Business, the one-stop definitiveresource for everything today's entrepreneur needs to know tolaunch and run a solid business. Former Black Enterprise editor Wendy Beech knows that being asuccessful business owner takes more than capital and a solidbusiness plan. She offers essential, timely advice on all aspectsof entrepreneurship, including defining and protecting a businessidea, researching the industry and the competition, confrontinglegal issues, choosing a good location, financing, and advertising.You'll even learn how to make the most of the Internet byestablishing a Web presence. Plus, you'll hear from blackentrepreneurs who persevered in the face of seemingly unbeatableodds and have now joined the ranks of incredibly successful blackbusiness owners. This exceptional reference tool alsoincludes: * The ten qualities you must possess to be a successfulentrepreneur. * A list of helpful resources at the end of every chapter. If you've ever dreamed about going into business for yourself, ifyou feel you've hit the glass ceiling in corporate America, if youhave the drive and the desire to take control of your destiny, theBlack Enterprise Guide to Starting Your Own Business will motivateand inspire you--every step of the way. Special Bonus. To help you stay abreast of the latest entrepreneurial trends,Black Enterprise is pleased to offer: * A free issue of Black Enterprise magazine. * A free edition of The Exchange Newsletter forEntrepreneurs. * A discount coupon for savings off the registration fee at theannual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference.
Many people dream of being their own boss, and this text aims to explain how this can be achieved. It offers advice about financing, business planning, legal issues, technology, and more.
Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business by Fred S. SteingoldThe all-in-one business law book Whether you're just starting a small business, or your business is already up and running, legal questions crop up on an almost daily basis. Ignoring them can threaten your enterprise--but hiring a lawyer to help with routine issues can devastate the bottom line. The Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business has helped more than a quarter million entrepreneurs and business owners master the basics, including how to: raise start-up money decide between an LLC or other business structure save on business taxes get licenses and permits choose the right insurance negotiate contracts and leases avoid problems if you're buying a franchise hire and manage employees and independent contractors attract and keep customers (and get paid on time), and limit your liability and protect your personal assets. The 15th edition is completely updated with the latest legal information and tax rules for small businesses. Whether you're a sole proprietor or an LLC or corporation, or a one-person business operating out of your home, or a company with a large staff leasing space, this book will help you start and run a successful business.
Publication Date: 2017-04-29
eBook Central - More start up guides in an electronic format via the Kaufman Library. Available to you as a GGC student or faculty member.
E-book Collection - More start up guides in an electronic format via the Kaufman Library. Available to you as a GGC student or faculty member.
Gil-Find- More start up guides in both print (in the Kaufman library stacks(shelves) and online.
Start Your Own Food Truck Business by Entrepreneur Media, Inc. Staff; Rich MintzerStart Your Own Food Truck Business and Satisfy Your Hunger for Success At over a billion dollars, the mobile food industry is enjoying more publicity and notoriety than ever before. Catering to a new generation of foodies looking for quick and unique specialties, the mobile food business is booming with new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. From gourmet food to all-American basics and hot dog wagons to bustaurants, our experts give you the delicious details behind starting and running a successful mobile food business. This guide covers: Six of the hottest mobile food options: food carts, concession trailers, kiosks, standard and gourmet trucks, mobile catering, and bustaurants Identifying the perfect foodie niche and customer base Creating menu items that save time, money, and space in the kitchen Finding a profitable location, time and time again Attracting new and loyal customers with social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Managing daily operations, costs, and setting prices Licenses, codes, regulations, parking, and other considerations Plus, gain recipes, shopping lists, favorite equipment buys and more from practicing food truck entrepreneurs. From choosing a vehicle to franchising and everything in between, learn what you need to know to get your business moving toward success!
Publication Date: 2015-05-18
Start Your Own Event Planning Business by Entrepreneur Media, Inc. Staff; Cheryl KimballSTART YOUR OWN EVENT PLANNING BUSINESS AND CELEBRATE ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK! Weddings, graduations, birthday parties, anniversaries, and conferences--what do these all have in common? Everyone would rather hire someone else to plan and run them! That someone can be you. Take your passion for event planning to the next level with in-the-trenches advice and tools you need to start, run, and grow a successful business. From writing a solid contract to finding reliable vendors, our experts help you identify your niche, teach you how to scout potential clients, evaluate the competition, market your business, and more. Discover how to: Identify a niche and establish yourself within the industry Build a loyal customer base for large and small events Implement targeted strategies for planning commercial, political, civic, social events, and more Promote your business, events, and yourself with Pinterest, Instagram, and other social and online marketing tools Develop proposals, vendor agreements, contracts, and manage day-to-day operations and costs Keep within budget using money-saving tips and industry-tested ideas Plus, gain valuable insights from interviews with practicing event planners, and stay on track with checklists, worksheets, and other resources. Everything you need to make your event planning business a successful reality is right here--get the party started today!