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

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

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by Peri Pakroo J.D.
 

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The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available!

Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help.

User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English

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The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available!

Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help.

User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to:

  • choose the best business structure

  • write an effective business plan

  • file the right forms in the right place

  • price, bid and bill your projects

  • draft and use contracts, online and off

  • manage your finances

  • be prepared for, and file, required taxes

  • reach customers online

    The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.

    The 6th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest legal information affecting small business. Additionally, it includes 1) an updated chapter on financial management, which includes information on how to use technology to manage bookkeeping and other business aspects, 2) an updated e-business chapter which covers how to use social media to promote the business and, 3) updated material on the latest search engine optimization strategies to drive traffic to the business website.

  • Editorial Reviews

    From the Publisher

    " Very strongly recommended... simply outstanding business instructional guide... " The Bookwatch

    " Answers important questions, including whether to incorporate and how to price merchandise. " Real Simple magazine

    " Covers a wide range of topics, from selecting a marketable name to small business laws, taxes and contracts. " Miami Herald

    The Bookwatch
    Very strongly recommended... simply outstanding business instructional guide...
    Kansas City Star
    Step-by-step legal guide that covers a wide range of topics...
    Real Simple Magazine
    Answers important questions, including whether to incorporate and how to price merchandise.
    Miami Herald
    Covers a wide range of topics, from selecting a marketable name to small business laws, taxes and contracts.
    BizBest
    Shows how to set up a business in any state, quickly and easily... A big timesaver.
    — Daniel Kehrer

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781413310993
    Publisher:
    NOLO
    Publication date:
    03/05/2010
    Edition description:
    Sixth Edition
    Pages:
    352
    Product dimensions:
    8.46(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.80(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 (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 and 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 (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 a co-founder of the Albuquerque Independent Business Alliance. Visit Peri's blog at peripakroo.com.

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