Starting on a Shoestring: Building a Business Without a Bankroll

Starting on a Shoestring: Building a Business Without a Bankroll

by Arnold S. Goldstein
     
 

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Live your entrepreneurial dream with no–or little–money down

Where there's a will, there's a way. Even if you don't have start-up money in the bank, you can get your new business on its feet with ingenuity and knowledge. Starting on a Shoestring is the key to your success. Now in its Fourth Edition, this perennial bestseller has helped thousands of people

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Live your entrepreneurial dream with no–or little–money down

Where there's a will, there's a way. Even if you don't have start-up money in the bank, you can get your new business on its feet with ingenuity and knowledge. Starting on a Shoestring is the key to your success. Now in its Fourth Edition, this perennial bestseller has helped thousands of people live out their dreams; it provides the knowledge and the confidence you need to get your business off the ground and up and running. Authoritative, step-by-step guidance will answer your questions, help you plan your strategy, and get you started. In the new Fourth Edition, an all-new chapter covers everything you need to know about the Internet, from creating an online presence for your business to understanding all the tech jargon.

And there's more:

  • Make sure your business idea is right for you–before you take the risk
  • Find sources of capital and approach them confidently
  • Six common myths: avoid the traps and misconceptions of starting up
  • Should you take on a partner?
  • Setting up: bargains on equipment, dealing with suppliers, the advantages of leasing, value of consignments
  • Marketing and advertising on a shoestring: free publicity, word-of-mouth, creating a prestige image cheaply
  • Examples of businesses like yours that maximized their success on the Internet

Now better than ever, Starting on a Shoestring gives you a wealth of vital information you'll find in no other book–it's your first step to entrepreneurial success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471232889
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/23/2002
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

ARNOLD S. GOLDSTEIN, PhD, is an attorney and a former senior partner of the Boston law firm of Goldstein, Chyten and Myers. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Complete Book of Business Forms.

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