How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business: Unexpected Rules Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business: Unexpected Rules Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

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by Jeffrey J. Fox
     
 

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Ever dream of starting your own business? According to USA Today, more than 47 million people want to own their own businesses and over 20 million actually do. In How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business, bestselling business author Jeffrey Fox offers sound rules to succeeding in small business, whether you're running a bookstore, consulting

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Ever dream of starting your own business? According to USA Today, more than 47 million people want to own their own businesses and over 20 million actually do. In How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business, bestselling business author Jeffrey Fox offers sound rules to succeeding in small business, whether you're running a bookstore, consulting business, or restaurant. In short chapters that range from administration and cash flow to marketing and hiring, Fox reminds entrepreneurs what's important and what's not, what makes a business succeed, and what causes it to fail.

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Jeffrey Fox is a successful entrepreneur, consultant and author who wants to help others create successful startups and prosper. In How to Make Big Money in Your Own Small Business, Fox encourages new business owners toward success with a counterintuitive style, and describes essential ways they can beat the competition. His tips include: set priorities, get a personal driver, create a contingency plan for employees, price to value, save money, and get an office outside your home. Copyright © 2004 Soundview Executive Book Summaries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786868254
Publisher:
Hachette Books
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey J. Fox is the founder of Fox & Co., Inc., a premier marketing consulting company, serving over sixty companies in sixty industries. Prior to starting Fox & Co., Mr. Fox. was VP of Marketing and Corporate VP of Loctite Corporation. He was also director of marketing for the wine division of Pillsbury, and held various senior marketing posts at Heublein, Inc, including Director of New Products. Fox is the winner of Sales and Marketing Management magazine's Outstanding Marketer Award; and the National Industrial Distributors Award as the Nation's Best Industrial Marketer. He is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study that is rated one of the top 100 case studies, and is thought to be the most widely taught marketing case in the world. Fox has been a guest lecturer at The Harvard Business School (from which he has an MBA), The Amos Tuck School, The Conference Board, and numerous other organizations. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Business Marketing, and numerous other publications, and he is a member of the Board of Trustees at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He works in Avon, CT and lives in New Hampshire.

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4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
ArchtopBill More than 1 year ago
Like most of Fox's books, light yet inspirational reading. Lots of great tips, but no specifics on how to raise capital.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
People start small businesses for many reasons. Sometimes they're in love with the product ¿ they've always wanted to open a store where amateur potters could buy great mud. Sometimes they've been itching to run free from life in a big corporation and finally quit to start their own shop. Sometimes they get a pink slip and a bit of severance pay, and can't find another job, so they decide to start their own business. Whatever the reason, small business owners encounter some common problems. People who are in love with a product may forget how important customers are. People who've worked for a big corporation may not realize how many support services they have learned to take for granted. People who've run their small business for years may get in a rut and miss opportunities to grow. Author Jeffrey J. Fox's short, easy-to-read handbook of pithy counsel is for all of them. While his brightly-written advice sounds fresher than it is, we find it well worth remembering.