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18 Steps for Starting Your Business Linda Pinson

18 Steps for Starting Your Business

Linda Pinson

Published January 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781306072694
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222 pages
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Starting your own business is always exciting, but it also means that you need to understand and do all of the things that will turn your great idea into a functioning company.With all of the things to be considered (your business name, location,MoreStarting your own business is always exciting, but it also means that you need to understand and do all of the things that will turn your great idea into a functioning company.With all of the things to be considered (your business name, location, legal structure, business license, sellers permits, insurance, web site, finance, marketing, etc.), it is easy to feel as if you are going through a maze. This step-by-step guide is thorough, clear, concise, and easy-to-follow. Linda Pinson has been successfully educating entrepreneurs for more than 20 years. With this book, she has once again provided you with one of the most dependable and informative sources on the market. Packed with the most up-to-date information, forms, examples, and worksheets, this book will guide you patiently through everything you need to start a successful new business.Find the right business for you by matching your skills and interestsDecide if it is best to buy a business, start your own company, buy a franchise, or be a social entrepreneurFind out how to get a business license, file a DBA, and get a sellers permitName your business, decide on your legal structure, and choose a locationSee if you qualify for a home-based businessProtect your business with insurance, copyrights, trademarks and patentsLook at financing options for your businessSet up your bookkeeping and plan your cash flowResearch your target market and plan your advertising strategyLearn Internet basics and develop a web site for your businessLearn the basics of business planning