Creating Wealth with a Small Business: Strategies, Tactics and Models for Entrepreneurs

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Ralph Blanchard, Feb 17, 2009 - Business & Economics - 528 pages
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This invaluable business resource will help aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners understand the risks and potential rewards of starting, buying, or managing a small business.
  

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Contents

Preface
36
StartUp 17
44
Thinking Local 33
52
Take This Job and Shove It
58
The Right Stuff
70
Small is Beautiful
137
Innovation 189
188
Summary 207
206
Pricing Tactics
288
Anchoring
300
Fixed Prices 313
312
Eroding Profits with Discounts
324
Pricing Your Business
361
Two Very Bad Methods for Determining the Value
374
A Landscape Maintenance Business
385
Additional Income from Interest 391 Loose Ends
389

Developing a business Model
220
Adding Value
250
Creating a Unique Business Model 262
274
Mission Statement 272
279
Small Business Models Your Case Study
454
The Closing of the Feed and Seed 476
460
Cash Flow and Accounting
467
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

alph Blanchard received his B.A. at Cornell University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Binghamton University. He taught college for two years and then spent seven years with a Fortune 500 company as a Product Manager, later moving to National Sales Training Director. Over the years, Mr. Blanchard has started, and then sold, a series of small businesses including LDI Reproprinting Centers, which provides project information services for commercial contractors through franchised locations. He and his wife enjoy life on a horse farm in beautiful Morgan County, Georgia.

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