Security Systems Technicians: Start and Run a Money-Making Business

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This book will guide the security systems technicians through the planning stages of a new venture to the successful operation of an established business. Woodson covers the issues involved in the transition from technician to entrepreneur,explains start-up requirements; discusses equipment and inventory; and demystifies legal,insurance,and tax considerations. Then,citing actual examples of people who have successfully made the same transition,he talks about marketing and advertising,finding work,establishing ...
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Overview

This book will guide the security systems technicians through the planning stages of a new venture to the successful operation of an established business. Woodson covers the issues involved in the transition from technician to entrepreneur,explains start-up requirements; discusses equipment and inventory; and demystifies legal,insurance,and tax considerations. Then,citing actual examples of people who have successfully made the same transition,he talks about marketing and advertising,finding work,establishing credit,finding a niche,collecting money,and finetuning for growth. The book also includes sample business forms and stationery.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070717756
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Creating your own security 1
2 Planning your entrepreneurial venture 11
3 Planning your financing 21
4 Creating a business structure 33
5 Setting your course with a business plan 47
6 Using expert guidance 59
7 Setting up shop 73
8 Putting it in writing 89
9 Setting up your truck 111
10 Hiring people 117
11 Those pesky premiums 143
12 Calculating your worth 155
13 Buying time 165
14 Finding customers 177
15 How to attract and satisfy customers 183
16 Finding your niche 203
17 Getting what's due you 209
18 Time management 223
19 Staying in the game 229
Appendix: Federal tax forms 249
Glossary 285
Index 289
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