The Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324747
Release Date: 2018-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Everything you need to start a business, from creating a solid business plan and selecting a marketable name to business contracts, taxes, and reaching customers online.

The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322750
Release Date: 2016-05-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit is a women’s business book of substance, not gender-pandering fluff. It concretely explains legal and bureaucratic rules--from drafting a business plan and raising start-up money to online marketing--and addresses women’s concerns without stereotyping them.

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.

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.

The Women s Small Business Start Up Kit

Author: Peri H. Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315295
Release Date: 2010-04-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Find out how to start and run a successful business, with specific emphasis on your concerns as a woman entrepreneur Approximately ten million U.S businesses are currently women-owned, and the number is growing at twice the national average for all businesses. As one of the millions of aspiring female small business owners, you know that there are specific issues and questions that need to be addressed when youíre setting up shop. The Womenís 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, including: borrowing money and managing finances drafting an effective business plan how to become certified as a woman-owned business understanding and choosing a legal structure accessing resources available to women entrepreneurs through Women's Business Centers and microlenders taking your business online and developing an eBusiness handling small business tax issues balancing work life with family life marketing, hiring employees and much more The Womenís Small Business Start-Up Kit retains its focus on womenís business-related issues without devolving into stereotypes and never loses sight of the legal rules and fundamentals of starting and running your business. The book includes a CD with useful legal forms, such as a partnership agreement, and financial spreadsheets, such as cash flow projection, plus interviews with successful women who have started businesses. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

Legal Forms for Starting Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322262
Release Date: 2016-01-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Save time and money by doing it yourself As a small business owner, you can’t afford to farm paperwork and contracts out to a lawyer—you have to deal with them yourself. With Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business, you can act with confidence. Here you’ll find the forms you need to start and grow your business. Each document comes with thorough, plain-English, line-by-line instructions to help you: write contracts record minutes of meetings hire employees and consultants borrow or lend money protect your trade secrets buy a business create noncompete agreements lease commercial space prepare corporate bylaws buy real estate, and prepare an LLC operating much more. agreement The 9th edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated by Nolo’s experts, and provides the most up-to-date legal information for small businesses. With Downloadable Forms Download and customize more than 65 forms to help you start and run your small business at Nolo.com (details inside).

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!

Starting Building a Nonprofit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323573
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Starting & Building a Nonprofit explains in detail how to start a nonprofit that has staying power, and can continue doing its good work even if the founders move on. It is written for people who are passionate about a cause, but may not know the first thing about the legal structure of nonprofits or how to manage them. It explains from A to Z how to structure and manage a nonprofit that is sustainable and effective in pursuing its mission.

How to Write a Business Plan

Author: Mike McKeever
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323207
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Step-by-step advice on preparing a business plan You need a sound business plan to start a business or raise money to expand an existing one. For over 30 years, How to Write a Business Plan has helped fledgling entrepreneurs—from small service businesses and retailers to large manufacturing firms—write winning plans and get needed financing. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a convincing business plan with realistic financial projections, effective marketing strategies, and overall business goals. You’ll learn how to: figure out if your business idea will make money determine and forecast cash flow create profit and loss forecasts prepare marketing and personnel plans find potential sources of financing, and present your well-organized plan to lenders and other backers. The 13th edition is updated to reflect best practices for raising money (from SBA loans to equity crowdfunding).

16 Weeks to Your Dream Business A Weekly Planner for Entrepreneurial Women

Author: Nada Jones
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071641722
Release Date: 2008-07-31
Genre: Business & Economics

There are no other books on the market that guide the female entrepreneur through the process of organizing, planning, and executing a business start-up in a weekly planner format Appeals to a wide demographic-from the busy fulltime worker looking to become an entrepreneur to moms looking for a creative, lucrative outlet Includes forms, worksheets, and folders for ultimate organization and overall planning

Deduct It

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324143
Release Date: 2017-12-14
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. Includes the top and most valuable business deductions and how to claim them.

The Ultimate Start Up Guide

Author: Tom Hogan
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 9781632659286
Release Date: 2016-01-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Most start-ups fail. And they die remarkably young: The typical start-up lasts 20 months and burns through $1.3 million in financing before closing its doors. So what’s the formula for success for those start-ups that make it through the early trials, leveraging their early success into either getting acquired or issuing an IPO (initial public offering)? What are the lessons that first-time entrepreneurs and employees need to know to navigate their way to success? The Ultimate Start-Up Guide offers practical advice, insights, lessons, and best practices from the world of start-ups, including: Strategies for hiring and building your team, culture, and values. How to pitch your company, secure funding, and distribute equity. Best practices in launching your business. How venture capitalist investors think, evaluate new companies, and advise entrepreneurs. War stories and red flags from top VC partners and entrepreneurs. Start-ups are a business model and culture of their own, changing the economic landscape as well as the way we live and work. The Ultimate Start-Up Guide offers an insider’s look at this world. It’s a fascinating read for anyone contemplating how to build or participate in a successful start-up.

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.

The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business

Author: Randall Craig
Publisher: Everything Books
ISBN: 9781440555305
Release Date: 2013-01-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether it is a full-time online consulting business or just selling your crafts on the side, starting an Internet enterprise is a very appealing prospect to a budding entrepreneur. This guide takes you from developing an idea to sharing it with the world, whether you just want to make some extra cash or a steady income stream.

Working for Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323702
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Self employed? Or ready to be your own boss? This book is for you! Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need to start your business off on the right foot--and run it successfully. Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Get all the information you need to know to: obtain necessary permits and licenses determine how much to charge your clients write legally binding contracts and avoid unfair ones qualify for independent contractor tax treatment make the most of your tax deductions and comply with strict IRS rules get benefits (including health coverage) and insurance keep accurate records in case you get audited, and make sure you’re paid in full and on time. The 10th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including recent changes in tax law and business practices (from pricing services to buying insurance).