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Packed with the latest information about the world of small business, this revised, time-tested bestseller offers sound advice about financing, business planning, legal issues, technology, and more. 352 pp.

Act on your dreams of starting a business with this lighthearted, user-friendly guide that provides expert advice on business planning, financing, legal concerns, and marketing issues--all the information one needs to become his or her own boss. Line drawings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028619798
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • Publication date: 3/18/1998
  • Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 1.02 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2004

    The Classic Small Business Handbook

    Starting Your Own Business has been a top seller for many years and for good reason: it's the classic handbook for business owners. For the 4th edition, this book has been totally updated. If you have the 3rd edition, it is worth buying the new one. An indispensable guide to those thinking about buying a business. Buy this book before you begin the process -- it is a must-have volume. If you are in business, keep this volume handy -- it addresses the most important challenges facing business owners today. Highest Recommendation.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2004

    A Business Book That Really Pays Off!

    I wanted to let you know how helpful your book has been to me in my business. I am a CPA and partner in a Software Consulting business and I thought the book would be too basic. Boy was I wrong! You did a great job of making things practical and effective. The CD was a real bonus! The most helful chapters for me were those dealing with Sales and Marketing. K. Murray; Oklahoma

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2004

    Useful and easy to understand

    I have used this book to help my friend get his painting business more organized and business focused. The terminology is explained so that you do not have to be a business major to follow along and to learn the important things to keep your company alive and growing. The CD also has some useful general forms.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2004

    A Must Read for any budding Entrepreneur!!

    A wonderful guide to help anyone start their own company. It is easy to read and filled with interesting personal stories of the author. I am now using it as a references guide when I have questions about a certain area of business, such as finance or marketing. I just flip to the chapter and Ed Paulson shows me what to do! It's like having a seasoned business consultant at your fingertips!!

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