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Bookkeeping All-In-One for Dummies
Bookkeeping All-In-One for Dummies
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1119592909
Manage the art of bookkeeping Do you need to get up and running on bookkeeping basics and the latest tools and technology used in the field? You've come to the right place! Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies is your go-to guide for all things bookkeeping. Bringing you accessible information on the new technologies and programs, it cuts through confusing jargon and gives you friendly instruction you can use right away. Inside, you’ll learn how to keep track of transactions, unravel up-to-date tax information, recognize your assets, and so much more. - Covers all the new techniques and programs in the bookkeeping field - Shows you how to manage assets and liabilities - Explains how to track business transactions accurately with ledgers and journals - Helps you make sense of accounting and bookkeeping basics  Get all the info you need to jumpstart your career as a bookkeeper!
Starting and Running a Nonprofit Organization
Starting and Running a Nonprofit Organization
Paperback      ISBN: 0816627770
Containing handy checklists, worksheets, and lists of resources, a standard handbook describes, step-by-step, all of the phases of creating and operating a new nonprofit agency, including obtaining tax-exempt status and creating a strategic plan. Original. UP.
Software Consulting: A Revolutionary Approach
Software Consulting
A Revolutionary Approach
Paperback      ISBN: 1449996205
With this book, you'll learn how to create a thriving software consulting business from the bottom up. You'll find everything you need to determine if being a software consultant makes sense for you, the preparatory phases, and how to manage your business, and how to plan for growth. The book features a real-world case study at the end of each chapter, which provides additional insights. This book can help current and future software and other consultants in many facets of the consulting industry. * Learn the benefits and potholes of being a consultant * Develop a strategic plan for your consulting business * Learn the Six Steps of Creation * Create and manage virtual teams * Learn how to acquire, keep, and get more clients for your business * Learn about the Sweet Sixteen Collaboration and Management Tools * Create your own Software Design and Development Process * Avoid the Seven Deadly Traps of software consulting * Learn about legal, tax, and other important issues regarding being a consultant
Career Mapping for Nonprofits: The Nonprofits Leader's Guide to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Top Talent
Career Mapping for Nonprofits
The Nonprofits Leader's Guide to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Top Talent
Paperback      ISBN: 1642792438
Career Mapping for Nonprofits shows leaders how to increase team members
From Passion to Profit: Start Your Business in 6 Weeks or Less!A Step-by-step Guide to Making Money from Your Hobby by Selling Online
From Passion to Profit
Start Your Business in 6 Weeks or Less!A Step-by-step Guide to Making Money from Your Hobby by Selling Online
Paperback      ISBN: 1446305015
Want to be an entrepreneur? Thanks to the internet its never been easier and with the help of this step-by-step business start-up guide you can get your own online enterprise up and running in 6-weeks or less! Featuring a combination of highly practical advice and warm encouragement, you will benefit from helpful worksheets, checklists and step-by-step instructions, all presented in a positive and engaging tone. You will learn the process of deciding what to sell, how to develop a brand, how to choose the right platform and getting your online shop live and ready to take orders from customers around the world in rapid time. The directory of online marketplaces and online shop solutions will help you decide which are the best options for you to sell online, while the case studies and real life stories from successful online shop owners demonstrate that success is not only possible but highly achievable! This guide will help not only handmade sellers but anyone with a home-based business such as vintage finds, designer prints, customized t-shirts, wedding stationery, upcycled jewelry, patterns, ebooks and more! Claire Hughes is an online retail expert, marketing geek and 3rd generation entrepreneur. She is a blogger for Handmadesuccess.com and is a regular instructor for Folksy.com
Get a Grip: How to Get Everything You Want from Your Entrepreneurial Business
Get a Grip
How to Get Everything You Want from Your Entrepreneurial Business
Paperback      ISBN: 1939529824
It’s time to take your business to the next level. Eileen Sharp and Vic Hightower were frustrated. After years of profitable, predictable growth, Swan Services was in a rut. Meetings were called and discussions held, but few decisions were made and even less got done. People were pointing fingers and assigning blame, but nothing happened to solve Swan’s mounting problems. It felt as though they were working harder than ever but with less impact. The company Eileen and Vic had founded and built for 10 years was a different place. Their story is not unusual, and the challenges they were facing are common?and solvable. Get A Grip tells the story of how Swan Services resolves its issues by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System®. With the help of EOS, Eileen, Vic, and their leadership team learn to develop and commit to a clear vision, establish focus, build discipline, and create a healthier and more cohesive team. The story of Swan Services is a fable, but the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, a complete entrepreneurial toolkit, is very real and has helped thousands of businesses worldwide. With characters and situations created from collective business experiences and stories, Get A Grip is a fable that will ring true for entrepreneurial leaders the world over and guide them to get their companies on track.
Starting & Running a Coffee Shop
Starting & Running a Coffee Shop
Paperback      ISBN: 1465483799
Learn to start and run your own coffee bar with tips to brewing success The caffeine-lover in you has always wanted to start your own coffee bar--and all the guidance you'll need is right here in your hands! Order up a double shot of success with this guide packed to the brim with all things coffee and business. In it, you will find expert advice on selecting the best coffee beans and cafe treats, foolproof methods for tracking sales and inventory, straightforward suggestions on developing effective marketing strategies, helpful tips on negotiating contracts with employees and suppliers, and so much more... So tie that apron, grind those beans, and get started on that dream!
Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide: How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems
Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide
How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems
Paperback      ISBN: 1413326676
A must-have for every nonprofit, this tax guide explains the ongoing and annual IRS compliance requirements for maintaining tax-exempt status. Original.
Grow Your Handmade Business: How to Envision, Develop, and Sustain a Successful Creative Business
Grow Your Handmade Business
How to Envision, Develop, and Sustain a Successful Creative Business
Paperback      ISBN: 1603429891
Are you ready to make a living from your craft? Applying her trademark "you-can-do-it" coaching style to the nuts and bolts of business planning, Kari Chapin covers all of the issues involved in turning your creative hobby into a successful business--from mapping out a business plan to expanding production and distribution, finding funding, and addressing legal matters. With this definitive guide, you'll discover how to grow your business beyond the dining room table and finally quit your day job.
The Kickstarter Handbook: Real-Life Crowdfunding Success Stories
The Kickstarter Handbook
Real-Life Crowdfunding Success Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 1594746087
So you want to produce a short film. Or design a new line of jewelry. Or manufacture a revolutionary solar-powered garden sprinkler. There's just one catch: You need $100,000 to finance your dreams, and your checking account has barely enough to cover next month's rent. Enter Kickstarter - a phenomenal "crowdfunding" website launched in 2009 that brings venture capital to the masses. On Kickstarter, it's not uncommon for folks to raise $50,000, $100,000, $250,000, or even (the all-time record to date) $942,578! Want a piece of the action? In How to Raise $100,000 on Kickstarter, business writer Don Steinberg interviews dozens of people who have -- no kidding -- raised at least $100,000 on Kickstarter. You'll learn all the strategies of an effective Kickstarter campaign. You'll learn the perils and pitfalls that have dashed many a dream. And you'll learn what to do in the event of a best-case scenario - when your product goes viral and suddenly the cash starts flowing in. On Kickstarter, it happens to a few lucky visionaries every week. Here's how to be one of them.