The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide by Peri Pakroo, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide

The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide

by Peri Pakroo
     
 

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GOLD winner of the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award - Business & Career

The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise—whether you’re an arty creative type, an

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GOLD winner of the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award - Business & Career

The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise—whether you’re an arty creative type, an independent consultant or a Fortune 500-seeker. In addition to a breakdown of the common issues and concerns facing women entrepreneurs of every strip, you’ll find information and guidance on:

  • choosing and developing the right business to live the life you want
  • drafting an effective business plan
  • programs that give government contracting preferences to women-owned businesses
  • understanding and choosing a legal structure
  • clearing the bureaucratic start-up hurdles
  • taking your business online and developing an eBusiness
  • financial management and tax basics for small businesses
  • balancing work, children, and family relationships
  • hiring and managing employees

    The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit retains its focus on women’s business-related issues without devolving into stereotypes and never loses sight of the legal rules and fundamentals of starting and running your business. This book has downloadable interactive forms.

  • Editorial Reviews

    From the Publisher

    “This no-nonsense guide is an essential road map for any woman considering entrepreneurship. It’s packed with how-to information and real-life examples that will help save significant time and money in getting a venture started. Highly recommended."  Sara Gould, Former President and CEO, Ms. Foundation for Women

    “What a great, practical and readable resource! This is not your typical ‘motivational’ business start-up book, but a detailed guide to all the steps of actually getting started, including specific tips and resources for women entrepreneurs. Peri’s book clearly details all the nuts and bolts of starting a business so often lacking in how-to books. A must-read before you launch.”  Lindsey Johnson, Former National Director, SBA Office of Women's Business Ownership

    “Don’t even think about starting a business without reading this book. Approachable, easy to understand and totally straightforward, Peri has done a service to all future entrepreneurs by giving solid advice to set you up for sustainable success.”  Amy Swift Crosby, Founder, Smarty, A Resource for Entrepreneurial Women

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781413320329
    Publisher:
    NOLO
    Publication date:
    05/30/2014
    Edition description:
    Third Edition
    Pages:
    552
    Sales rank:
    361,795
    Product dimensions:
    9.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.20(d)

    Meet the Author

    Peri Pakroo is a business and communications consultant, specializing in legal and start-up issues for businesses and nonprofits. She has started, participated in, and consulted with start-up businesses for 20 years. She owns and runs P-Brain media (www.pbrainmedia.com), a strategic consulting and communications firm that develops information-rich media for web, print, video and other formats. Peri received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1995. She is the author of The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit,The Small Business Start-Up Kit (national and California editions) and Starting & Building a Nonprofit (all from Nolo) and has been featured in numerous national publications including Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Investors Business Daily, and BusinessWeek. Peri teaches adult education courses at WESST (www.wesst.org) in Albuquerque, a nonprofit whose mission is to facilitate entrepreneurship among women and minorities in the state of New Mexico. She is active in supporting local, independent businesses and is co-founder of the Albuquerque Independent Business Alliance. Visit Peri's blog at www.peripakroo.com

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