307 Pages, Paperback.
Be Your Own Boss!
Thinking about starting your own business doesn't have to give you insomnia. You can dream about what it would be like to be self-employed. But when it comes to actually starting a business, you continue to punch the clock. Be your own boss! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting Your Own Business helps you make your own creative ideas work for you. Feel confident about preparing a business plan, financing your setup, and making money. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
Step-by-step instructions on putting together a plan for starting and running your own business.
Down-to-earth strategies on choosing the best business for you
Solid information on the financial tools you need to use to stay in business
Tips, definitions, and warnings to help you along the way
Handy checklists that help you keep track of everything!
EDWARD PAULSON is an entrepreneur who has been running his own successful business for the past 11 years.
MARCIA LAYTON left a corporate job to experience the satisfaction of running her own consulting business. In addition, she teaches others how to run their own businesses through her seminars, and her participation in Compuserve's Entrepreneur Forum.
Discover the best ways to:
Prepare a business plan that is strategic and focused
Set up a corporation. select a name and location and get through the legal stuff
Get sales going with effective marketing and advertising
Keep Track of your money and work well with banks
Add employees and survive tax withholding, benefits, and more
Find the right advisers and computer tools to make your business a success.