Business Start-Up Kit

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Dearborn Trade, 2003 - Business & Economics - 275 pages
Hundreds of thousands of people start their own businesses every year, and untold more dream about the possibility of becoming their own bosses. While entrepreneurship has its many potential rewards, it also carries unique challenges. This is a compendium of eveything an aspiring entrepreneur needs to start and succeed in business. The author explains what works, and what doesn't, while giving entrepreneurs scores of tips and hints. Readers can learn: why following one's passion is important when picking a business; how to analyze a franchise property; why having more than one revenue stream is important; how to start a business on a shoestring; and strategies for growth once the business is up and running.

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Steven D. Straussis one of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurship. A lawyer, public speaker, and author ofThe Big Idea, The Unofficial Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business,and the Ask a Lawyer series. Steve’s “Ask an Expert” column is the most highly syndicated business column on the Internet, being seen weekly at, AT&T Small,,, and, among others. Steve has spoken around the world about entrepreneurship, including at the United Nations, and he has been on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC,The O’Reilly Factor, and many other television and radio shows. You can contact him or sign up today for his free newsletter,Small Business Success Secrets!at his business Web

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