3 Weeks to Startup

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Three weeks? Can you really start a business in three weeks? Yes, you can. Tim Berry, business planning expert and principal author of Business Plan Pro, the country’s bestselling business plan software, and Sabrina Parsons, co-founder of Palo Alto Software UK, unveil a new, more innovative business landscape and show you how to streamline your startup using the fastest resource in the world—the internet. Eliminate the exhausting, time-consuming legwork involved in traditional startup plans, and instead fast ...
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3 Weeks to Startup: A High Speed Guide to Starting a Business

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Overview


Three weeks? Can you really start a business in three weeks? Yes, you can. Tim Berry, business planning expert and principal author of Business Plan Pro, the country’s bestselling business plan software, and Sabrina Parsons, co-founder of Palo Alto Software UK, unveil a new, more innovative business landscape and show you how to streamline your startup using the fastest resource in the world—the internet. Eliminate the exhausting, time-consuming legwork involved in traditional startup plans, and instead fast track your business using a wealth of online tools and services. Berry and Parsons help you build your business step by step, including establishing your business plan, making your business legal, financing your venture, hiring your staff and more—using online tools and resources at every stage. Discover how easy it is to reach your dream of opening your own business faster than you ever thought possible. Let the countdown begin—you’re just 3 weeks away from opening the doors to your new business!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599181967
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
  • Publication date: 9/5/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 303
  • Sales rank: 1,394,666
  • Product dimensions: 6.86 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Berry is the founder and president of Palo Alto Software, the manufacturer of Business Plan Pro, bplans.com and co-founder of Borland International. He is the author of three business-planning books and is a popular blogger and speaker.

Sabrina Parsons is CEO of Palo Alto Software as well as the co-founder of Palo Alto Software UK Ltd. and Lighting Out.

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Table of Contents

Week 1 Get Going!

Ch. 1 Concept Kick Start 9

Ch. 2 Need to Know 19

Ch. 3 About Your Market 33

Ch. 4 Make It Legal 59

Ch. 5 Getting Financed 79

Week 2 Keep Moving!

Ch. 6 Getting Paid 113

Ch. 7 Cover Your Assets 135

Ch. 8 Build Your Team 151

Ch. 9 Manage Your Team 177

Ch. 10 Brand Aid 203

Ch. 11 Spin the Web 211

Ch. 12 Spread the Word 225

Week 3 Launch It!

Ch. 13 Sell It! 238

Ch. 14 Superior Customer Service 269

Ch. 15 Keeping Track 283

Beyond 3 Weeks

Ch. 16 Managing the Money 305

Ch. 17 Paying Taxes 343

Glossary 361

Index 373

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