The Lifestyle Business Owner
How to Buy a Business, Grow Your Profits, and Make It Run Without You
Paperback ISBN: 1683506499
The Lifestyle Business Owner reveals how ordinary people can buy a small business in their community, earn a six-figure income, and make the business run without them. Aaron Muller, founder of Lifestyle Business Owner Academy, reveals the 3-step formula he utilized to go from a kid who didn't attend college to the owner of eight companies that run without him. Now it’s your turn to discover the secrets to owning a business that gives you the financial freedom, lifestyle, and contribution you desire.
Start Your Own Retail Business and More
Brick-and-Mortar Stores - Online - Mail Order - Kiosks
Paperback ISBN: 1599185660
"Entrepreneurs interested in opening a retail business find the tools, tips, and practical advice needed to plan for and open a successful retail store. Readers receive an overview of the market and are guided through the steps of planning and managing astore with the help of valuable, real-world examples from successful retail owners. From the traditional brick-and-mortar to the online-only stores, the experts of Entrepreneur offer an insider's look at creating a stable, cost-effective, and profitablebusiness with long-term growth. Readers learn how to: pick the right retail outfit for their products or services (brick-and-mortar vs. online-only shops); analyze the market, assess the competition, and evaluate consumer demand; choose a location, design a retail space, and find the necessary floor and back-end equipment; assess startup costs, develop a business plan, find the right suppliers, and manage inventory; hire the right team and manage customer service; calculate the competitive advantage withpricing strategies and marketing that maximize profits, and calculate discounts that take profit loss into consideration; capitalize on emerging consumer trends like Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram; create synergy between brick-and-mortar and online components; set store policies: hours, credit, customer service, security, and day-to-day operations"--
Business for Bohemians
Live Well, Make Money
Hardcover ISBN: 1468315935
The founder of the website The Idler offers digestible business advice for the business-averse creative entrepreneur, including information on accounting, social media, the art of negotiation, getting paid, which clients to take, and much more.
Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business
Paperback ISBN: 141332486x
Create solid contracts for your business 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 - hire employees and consultants - protect your trade secrets - create noncompete agreements - prepare corporate bylaws - prepare an LLC operating agreement - record minutes of meetings - borrow or lend money - buy a business - lease commercial space - buy real estate, and much more The 10th edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated by Nolo’s experts, and provides the most up-to-date legal information for small businesses.
The Hardware Startup
Paperback ISBN: 1449371035
Hardware startups leveled off in 2014 after sharp increases the previous two years, but there’s no sign that IoT products have lost their luster, given their momentum in key economic sectors from health and energy to agriculture and financial services. In our biannual report, Hardware by the Numbers: Summer 2015, you’ll learn the most pertinent data behind the latest IoT trends. Renee DiResta, Vice President of Business Development at Haven, not only reveals how many prominent accelerators around the world focus solely on hardware—and why startups participating in these programs are roughly split between B2B and B2C business models—but also examines the effect this emerging ecosystem is having in several industries, including: - Health: wearables constitute the majority of connected devices - Energy: "smart grids" continue to drive IoT adoption - Financial services/insurance: sensors help this industry move from actuarial tables to behavioral and usage data - Agriculture: conservation of resources and maximization of yield are at the forefront of IoT innovation - Logistics and Transportation: startups are making inroads with GPS, routing optimization tools, and more - Public sector: governments are moving down the path to instrumented cities Download this free report and discover the opportunities awaiting hardware and software entrepreneurs in the IoT space.
Shark Tank Secrets to Success
How to Propel Your Business from the Tank to the Bank
Paperback ISBN: 1484723252
A follow-up to Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business outlines strategic steps for applying the author's philosophies to a working company, sharing practical tips and insightful anecdotes for approaching the challenges of daily business practices. Original. 50,000 first printing.
The Women's Small Business Start-up Kit
A Step-by-step Legal Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1413325238
The 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.
Get Smart, Get Funded, and Kickstart Your Next Big Idea
Paperback ISBN: 1610397606
A crowdfunding expert who has a 100% success rate and some of the biggest and most famous kickstarter campaigns in her portfolio reveals how to fully connect with the crowd, get people to pay attention and inspire them to act as you look to raise money for a creative endeavor, product or cause. Original. 30,000 first printing.