The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325249
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise--whether you're an artsy creative type, an independent consultant, or a Fortune 500-seeker. In addition to a breakdown of the common issues and concerns facing women entrepreneurs of every stripe, you'll find information and guidance on: drafting a solid business plan raising startup money, including through crowdfunding choosing a legal structure and hiring employees managing finances and taxes handling health insurance qualifying for special certification programs and contracts for women-owned businesses making the most of your website and social media, and marketing and branding your business on a budget. You'll also hear from successful women business owners whose insights will inform and inspire you. The book includes access (through a special link on Nolo.com) to a cash flow projection worksheet, partnership agreement, and other useful forms. GOLD winner, IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award, Business & Career category.

The Small Business Start Up Kit for California

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324778
Release Date: 2018-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Start a business in California with the best step-by-step guide available! If you dream of starting a business, but fear that without an MBA you'll get lost in the maze of government red tape, this is the handbook you need. The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California outlines how to set up your enterprise in the Golden State quickly and easily, pointing out the hurdles, fees, and essential forms along the way. Clear and straight to the point, the book explains in plain English how to choose between an LLC and other business structures, manage finances and taxes, market your business effectively online and off, and much more!

The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324754
Release Date: 2018-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Start your business with confidence using the best step-by-step guide available! Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how or where to start. Sound familiar? This is the book you need. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily, and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to choose between an LLC and other business structures, manage finances and taxes, market your business effectively online and off, and much more.

Legal Forms for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324877
Release Date: 2018-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Most small business owners, can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents they need in the course of day-to-day business. Now there's an affordable solution. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business provides over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step instructions needed to use them. This collection of essential legal and business documents helps you: create contracts to buy, sell, rent, or store goods hire employees and consultants protect your trade secrets create noncompete agreements prepare an LLC operating agreement borrow and lend money buy a business lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws record minutes of meetings buy real estate, and and much more. This edition is updated with the latest legal documents, contracts, and other forms you need to run your business smoothly, along with up-to-date best practices for business owners and managers. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business includes all the information and instructions you need to complete and use your forms effectively.

The Small Business Start up Workbook

Author: Anita Roddick
Publisher: How To Books
ISBN: 9781848034785
Release Date: 2005-05-27
Genre: Business & Economics

In this practical and comprehensive workbook, Cheryl Rickman, offers a modern approach to self-employment and business start-up. Packed with real-life case studies and practical exercises, checklists and worksheets, it provides a step-by-step guide to researching and formulating your business ideas, planning the right marketing strategies, and managing a team that will drive your vision forward with you. You'll discover what, with hindsight, well-known entrepreneurs would have done differently, what their biggest mistakes have been and what they've learnt: Dame Anita Roddick, Julie Meyer, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Simon Woodroffe and others reveal their best and worst decisions and contribute their wisdom and tips for succeeding in business. You'll learn how to: develop, research and plan "the idea"; design and create the right products and services; define and understand your customers and target audience; secure finance and manage cash flow and accounts; create a winning brand and marketing message; gain and retain customers; achieve competitive advantage; plan, create, launch and promote your website; and manage your business and time. This fresh approach to small business start-up also includes information and recommendations on making your business ethical and socially responsible, along with exercises to help build self-confidence and visualize success.

Legal Guide for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324075
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business laws without paying a fortune in legal fees. The book helps owners and managers successfully start and run a small business, from raising startup money to protecting personal assets to negotiating leases and contracts.

3 Weeks to Startup

Author: Tim Berry
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 9781613080481
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Three weeks? Can you really start a business in three weeks? Yes, you can. Tim Berry, business planning expert and principal author of Business Plan Pro, the country’s bestselling business plan software, and Sabrina Parsons, co-founder of Palo Alto Software UK, unveil a new, more innovative business landscape and show you how to streamline your startup using the fastest resource in the world—the internet. Eliminate the exhausting, time-consuming legwork involved in traditional startup plans, and instead fast track your business using a wealth of online tools and services. Berry and Parsons help you build your business step by step, including establishing your business plan, making your business legal, financing your venture, hiring your staff and more—using online tools and resources at every stage. Discover how easy it is to reach your dream of opening your own business faster than you ever thought possible. Let the countdown begin—you’re just 3 weeks away from opening the doors to your new business!

The Small Business Start Up Guide

Author: Michael Giabrone
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402281334
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Filled with essential checklists, worksheets, and advice, The Small Business Start-Up Guide will get you up and running! The Small Business Start-Up Guide is a must-have for anyone starting a business. A complete overview of everything you need to know to start successfully, it will save you time, effort, and money. Discover: •Which business entity is right for you •How to formulate a complete business plan •The ins and outs of bank laons and government assistance •The pros and cons of franchising •Which professionals to consult and when •Everything you need to know about taxes and insurance Plus, get a great time-saving information, including: •A checklist of all the things you must do when starting a business •Many helpful resources, including worksheets and a complete list of state guidelines for starting a small business •Where to find the best sources of information concerning all of your specific business questions and concerns •Tips for finding loans and investors "The pluses and minuses for each type of organization a start-up can assume."—Wall Street Journal Right now is the time to start building the business you want!

The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri H. Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315141
Release Date: 2010-02-22
Genre: Business & Economics

The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available! Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to: choose the best business structure write an effective business plan file the right forms in the right place price, bid and bill your projects draft and use contracts, online and off manage your finances be prepared for, and file, required taxes reach customers online The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM. The 6th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest legal information affecting small business. Additionally, it includes 1) an updated chapter on financial management, which includes information on how to use technology to manage bookkeeping and other business aspects, 2) an updated e-business chapter which covers how to use social media to promote the business and, 3) updated material on the latest search engine optimization strategies to drive traffic to the business website.

How to Write a Business Plan

Author: Mike McKeever
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323191
Release Date: 2016-11-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether you are running a home-based business or a brick-and-mortar operation, you need an effective financial plan, and this book is your comprehensive guide. The 13th Edition is completely updated with the latest laws and banking regulations, and includes an expanded collection of resources.

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325713
Release Date: 2018-08-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2017 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, such as having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.

Start Your Own Import Export Business

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 9781613083628
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Importing and exporting are trillion-dollar industries — but that doesn’t mean they’re just for big business. In fact, small businesses make up about 96 percent of this field. Get your share of an ever-expanding economy with the essential advice in this top-selling guide. As a successful import/export agent, you can net a healthy six-figure income by matching buyers and sellers from around the globe, right from your own home. This book is loaded with valuable insights and practical advice for tapping into highly lucrative global markets. You’ll learn every aspect of the startup process, including: • Choosing the most profitable goods to buy and sell • Setting up and maintaining a trade route • Using the internet to simplify your transactions • How the government can help you find products and customers • Essential trade law information to keep your business in compliance • How to choose a customs broker • The latest government policies • Proven methods for finding contacts in the Unites States and abroad Tricks of the trade from successful importers/exporters and hundreds of valuable resources help you become a player in the lucrative world of international exchange.

Limited Liability Company 3rd Edition

Author: Daniel Sitarz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1892949377
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

This Nova Small Business Start-up Kit provides a clear, easy-to-follow blueprint for setting up a Limited Liability Company. Written in concise, straightforward, and understandable language, this guide is all you will need to set up your company. Authoritative, accurate, and up-to-date, this kit includes state-by-state outlines of relevant state law, including websites and links to state limited liability company offices for all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The enclosed CD-ROM includes over 100 forms for use in setting up your business, including complete instructions, start-up questionnaires, all necessary legal forms, detailed accounting and payroll forms, marketing and financial plans and worksheets, and federal tax forms and schedules.

Start a Business in Florida

Author: Mark Warda Warda
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572485389
Release Date: 2006-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Simplify the Start-Up Process Starting a new business can be one of the most exciting things you will ever do-as well as one of the most overwhelming. To ensure the future success of your enterprise, take the time to properly establish yourself right from the start. Let Start a Business in Florida help you start your dream business headache and hassle-free. Learn how to: - Develop a Complete Business Plan - Register with State Authorities - Establish a Proper Tax Payment System - Market Your Business for Success Essential documents you need to: - Create a Brand-New Business - Avoid Problems with the IRS - Hire Employees - Comply with State and Federal Regulations - And much more . . .

Steps to Small Business Start Up

Author: Linda Pinson
Publisher: Out of Your Mind & into the
ISBN: 0944205593
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

A business classic that has been guiding new entrepreneurs through the process of launching their businesses for more than a quarter of a century, this book has now been revised to feature the most up-to-date information, forms, examples, and worksheets. It emphasizes all of the mechanics of the start-up, including choosing a business, legal structure, location, and DBAs. Additional chapters cover home-based business, proprietary rights, financing options, bookkeeping, and cash flow. Offering indispensable advice for marketing, Internet operation, and business planning, it is positioned to remain a favorite for business education by universities, colleges, technical schools, and small business development centers.