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9781599182551

55 Surefire Food-Related Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000

Available in: Paperback
Leading you all the way, the experts at Entrepreneur take you into the flourishing food industry and present you with just the right ingredients for success. Choose from a menu of fresh, low-cost business opportunities, learn essential business basics, grasp industry need-to-knows and so much more! - Choose from a diverse list of 55 surefire food-related businesses - Quickly and efficiently get your business up and running for less than $5,000 - Master industry mandated standards including food safety, packaging and licensing - Build a marketing plan that captures new and repeat customers - Access top industry resources to stay on the cutting-edge - Plan for expansion - And more You're on target for successlet us help you build your five-star future!
9781599182568

55 Surefire Homebased Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000

Available in: Paperback
Coaching you all the way, the experts at Entrepreneur guide you into the thriving homebased industry, revealing unique, slam-dunk opportunities, outlining vital business basics, sharing priceless industry need-to-knows, and so much more! If you can bankroll $5,000 (some even less!), you can boldly choose your next big business move, decide to be your own boss, and start making profits! - Choose from a diverse list of 55 surefire homebased businesses - Spend less than $5,000 on startup - Quickly and legitimately setup your home office - Master industry language and fundamentals - Use business-specific marketing techniques to secure success - Create repeat business with engaging customer service practices - Plan for expansion - And more You're on target for successlet us help you hit the bullseye! (maybe use the target image from the logo in the background)
9781599182612

55 Surefire Internet Businesses You Can Start for Under $5000

Available in: Paperback
Choose from 55 of today's hottest internet businessesall under $5,000! Inspired by the hottest online trends and technology, the experts at Entrepreneur uncover a virtual universe of online opportunities! Discover your online niche, successfully set up your business, reach out to a world-wide customer base, and start raking in extra cash! - Choose from a diverse list of 55 surefire internet businesses - Spend less than $5,000 on startup - Build an effective website using fast, turnkey solutions - Use simple online tools to manage day-to-day operations - Gain exposure using the latest online techniques including search engine optimization, social media, and affiliate programs - Use low-cost, high-impact marketing to drive traffic and capture customers - And more You're on target for successlet us help you become a cyber CEO!
9781932531732

Nonprofits Made Easy

Available in: Paperback
The main priority of a non-profit organization is the organization's philanthropic mission. Managers are extremely passionate about furthering the mission, yet they are not often trained in business management. However, to fulfill its mission a non-profit must be financially solvent. Starting and Operating a Non-Profit Made Easy helps non-profits become and stay financially solvent by applying traditional business practices to the unique challenges of a non-profit organization. It focuses on financial management and planning using cash flow budgeting and methods of quantifying fundraising and grant-seeking activities, two of the most important functions of a non-profit. It allows non-profits to develop and stick to a long-term plan, rather than functioning hand-to-mouth, dependent on unexpected monetary windfalls. Using extensive checklists, forms and worksheets, the book helps non-profit managers keep their organization running smoothly.
9781599181004

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business: Retail, Carts and Kiosks, Craft Shows, Street Fairs

Available in: Paperback
Do you dream of spending the day working on your favorite craft? Would you like to make money in the process? If you're ready to take your crafting to the next level, your favorite hobby can become a fun, lucrative, homebased business. Hundreds of thousands of working artisans earn their entire income from the crafts they produceselling on eBay, at their own online stores, in retail stores, at carts and kiosks, or at craft shows and street fairs. With this expert advice, you can become one of them. This comprehensive guide is packed with useful information from crafts professionals and dozens of resources, such as helpful organizations, publications, software and websites. It covers all aspects of a crafts business: - Exploring the market and choosing a profitable niche - Setting up a workshop that's conducive to business success - Making your products available in retail stores, carts and kiosks, craft shows and other local markets - Selling your products on eBay, Half.com, Overstock.com, and other global online marketplaces - Advertising and promotion to get the word out about your crafts - Record keeping, taxes, accounting and other business essentials
9781599181769

Start Your Own Automobile Detailing Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Fueled by people's passion for cars, the automobile detailing industry has been on the fast track for more than a decade. With only a moderate investment, a flexible work schedule and the possibility for huge profit, now is a great time to jump in the driver's seat and set out on the road to success. Packed with essential tools and tips, industry experts introduce you to the most popular detailing operations, then take you step by step from gathering your pit crew to learning the latest tools of the trade. In addition to getting a behind-the-wheel look at day-to-day operations, get immediate access to a wealth of information, including: - Easy-to-understand descriptions of the three types of detailing operations: mobile, express and site-based - A comprehensive resource listing of organizations, suppliers, government agencies and industry professionals - Practical work sheets to help calculate costs, keep track of expenditures and stay organized - Detailed instructions on marketing and generating new business including building your own website - A detailed look at the newest tools of the trade, latest software and office equipment
9781599180861

Start Your Own Business on eBay

Available in: Paperback
eBay has changed the way the world shops. Here's your chance to get in on this retail phenomenonit's simple and inexpensive to get started. All you need is a computer and a product (or service) people want, and you're well on your way to reaching eBay's hundreds of millions of customers. You can sell almost anything on eBay, from the familiar to the exotic. And you can do it any time of the day or night, making this a great business to start part time. Newly revised and updated with the latest eBay tools and features, this book puts you on the fast track to your own eBay business. You'll learn: - Hot tips for attracting interested customers and high bids - The latest online marketing strategies - The most profitable items to sell online - How to spot trends and discover the next hot items - Insider secrets from successful eBay entrepreneurs - The vital keys to eBay success - How to use eBay's ProStores, Trading Assistants, Trading Posts and more to put you a step ahead of your competition More than 750,000 people make a living on eBay. Use this step-by-step guide, and you could become the next eBay PowerSeller!
9781599185286

Start Your Own Cleaning Service

Available in: Paperback, eBook
If it can get dirty, chances are people will pay to have it cleaned. Houses, carpets, upholstery, windows . . . the list goes on and on. A vast majority of dual-income families use cleaning services, creating a huge market for cleaning service startups. Updated with the latest industry and market information, including the impact of technology and new specialty niches, this new edition provides eager entrepreneurs with all the information they need to become a squeaky-clean success.

The experts at Entrepreneur share everything aspiring entrepreneurs need to know to start three of the most in-demand cleaning businesses: residential maid service, commercial janitorial service, and carpet/upholstery cleaning. Included are current statistics and trend forecasts, the ins and outs of finding customers, new ideas for hiring and training employees, up-to-date legal, tax, and insurance requirements, tips on avoiding common pitfalls, and surefire tips for growing a business. Other support includes answers to frequently asked questions and access to an appendix of additional resources and checklists to guide readers through each step of the startup process.

9781599183954

Start Your Own Clothing Store and More: Children's, Bridal, Vintage, Consignment

Available in: Paperback
Are you a fashionista? Do you love working with people? Do you dream of owning and running your own business? Take a chance and start a clothing businessall you need to get up and running is your dream and this guide. Whether you're interested in selling today's hottest fashions or you'd rather start a specialty boutique, such as a children's store, bridal shop, vintage store, consignment shop or something of your own invention, this book helps you make it big. It gives you the inside scoop on starting a clothing store, including: - How to spot trends and take advantage of them before your competitors do - Valuable money-saving tips for the startup process - Whether to purchase a franchise or existing business or start your dream store from scratch - How to find, hire and train the best employees - How to skyrocket your earnings by branding your clothes with your own private label - The pros and cons of having an on-staff personal shopper - And more! If you know how to dress for success, let Entrepreneur help you turn your fashion sense into a clothing empire.
9781599184456

Start Your Own Coaching Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (Revised)

Available in: Paperback, eBook
The $100 billion coaching industry has exploded since the 1990s, as harried businesspeople turn to experts to help them make the right decisions and get motivated. And while there are many books on the market teaching the basics of starting a coaching business, this book covers three unique coaching arenas--motivation, life and business.

Readers will learn how to master the two separate disciplines of a successful coaching business: the art of motivating clients and the science of running a successful business. They'll discover how to establish their expertise to find new clients--and how to retain those clients. Smart pricing strategies and creative coaching package ideas will increase entrepreneurs' revenue potential. Sales and publicity tips will further help entrepreneurs build their business as a motivational, life or business coach, and in-depth explanations of expansion ideas are included to allow readers to go as far as their dreams will take them.

9781599185040

Start Your Own Fashion Accessories Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Basic updating of resources and interviews with successful owners in the fashion accessories business. Trendy entrepreneurs learn how to create and sell their own accessories, buy wholesale accessories for resale or establish their own online or traditional store. Our experts take them step by step from creating a business plan, to setting up a home workshop and office, exploring the market, managing finances, publicizing and advertising the business and much more. Industry professionals and practicing home-based business owners provide unique insights, tips and tricks to ensure success. This step-by-step guide gives aspiring entrepreneurs everything they need to know to turn their passion for fashion into a successful business.
9781599181752

Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business and More: Copywriter, Proofreader, Copyeditor, Journalist

Available in: Paperback
Are you ready to free yourself from commuter traffic, office hours and boring writing projects? Then it's time to take your writing career into your own handsand start your professional freelance writing business! One of the fastest and least expensive homebased businesses to start, the business of freelance writing lets you turn your writing talent into professional independenceset your own hours, choose your own projects and take charge of your income! This complete guide arms you with all you need to know to not only start your freelance writing business but to make sure it's a success. Learn how to: - Start your business instantly and for little money - Operate your business using freelance business basics and rules - Choose your writing niche - Use your writing expertise to advertise and find clients - Increase your income by improving your writing skills and expanding your client base Start your freelance writing business todayand begin earning income tomorrow!
9781599184463

Start Your Own Grant Writing Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
This second edition reveals how to prepare foundation, federal and corporate grant applications and includes a comprehensive directory of major funders' contact information. It then offers readers cutting-edge business advice on setting up and registering a grant-seeking business and marketing themselves as savvy grant seekers. It covers current trends in grant seeking, topics that are on the radar of most funders and cutting edge application strategies. It also offers strategies for the online application process: using effective subject lines, searching for funders online and filling online budget forms. It's divided into four sections: the art of the grant proposal, prospect research, starting and marketing a grant writing business and maximizing one's chances of winning a grant.
9781599181639

Start Your Own Graphic Design Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
It's time to make your mark in the world of graphic design. There's no doubt you've imagined itplacing your name and logo on business cards, taking creative control and being your own boss. Why not turn your fantasy into reality? Whether you want to start a part-time graphic design business, a full-time operation or build a substantial company with a full staff of graphic designers, everything you need to get started is at your fingertips. Learn the basic requirements, startup costs, day-to-day operations and even what to do when things don't go as planned. Industry experts and successful graphic designers share what they've learned and give you the motivation and priceless tips and tricks to help you reach success. Learn how to: - Discover your market and their needs - Choose a business environment that works for you - Create a business brand that gets noticed - Write a marketing plan that captures clients and creates referrals - Develop profitable client relationships - Set your fees - Boost profits by expanding your specialty or your business Combine your creativity with Entrepreneur's expert adviceand design your own successful graphic design business today!
9781599183398

Start Your Own Green Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Do you have a go green or go home attitude? If so, you've got the right outlook for today's business world. Discover how to establish your business as a green business--starting at the ground level, and starting now! From helping you explore environmentally-friendly opportunities to choosing eco-friendly means of production, our experts take you step by step, and show you how to protect our planet while building your business. Learn business basics with a green twist including financing, office setup, day-to-day operations and so much more! - Discover your business and your green competitive edge - Create a sustainable business model--no matter what business you choose - Get funding from green lenders - Manage your company's carbon footprint - Incorporate practical and innovative, earth-friendly solutions at every stage - Establish an environmentally responsible business culture - Use effective marketing to capture customers and keep them coming back - And more Plus, gain innovative insights, ideas, and concepts from 22 successful green businesses! Take the high road to success--start your green business today!
9781599185002

Start Your Own Information Marketing Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Breaking down the information marketing world from A to Z, the undisputed info marketing expert offers professional strategies to set up a successful information marketing business. These businesses are easy to start, can be run from home, don't require any employees, need little cash outlay, can be run part-time, and can produce millions of dollars a year. Readers learn everything they need to jump into this lucrative field, creating an entirely new business that gives them added income or replaces their current salary entirely.
9781599181738

Start Your Own Mail Order Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
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9781599181202

Start Your Own Online Education Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Online education is experiencing a huge growth spurt. The number of students taking online classes increased 24 percent in the past yearand this growth is only expected to continue. Don't let this lucrative opportunity pass you by. Take your teaching global by offering courses online. Learn everything you need to know to set up a successful online education business: - Find financing, write a business plan, choose a business structure and learn other business basics - Develop exciting courses in the four most popular areasIT, health care, education and businessas well as niche markets - Promote your business and attract students through online newsletters, search engine optimization and other innovative techniques - Design a user-friendly website and provide high-quality tech support - Train instructors in this new education medium, or teach courses yourself - And more! Real-life stories from successful entrepreneurs show you exactly what you need to do to set up and run a profitable business. Now's the perfect time to get started with an online education businessand with this book, you're well on your way to success.
9781599184258

Start Your Own Personal Concierge Service: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback, eBook
Startup is easy, overhead is low, and demand is high for personal concierges. This home-based business requires very little to get started--no more than a phone and business cards. This guide covers finding clients, choosing what services to offer, setting fees, obtaining vendor services, selling and marketing the business, advertising, customer service, and legal, accounting and insurance issues.

In this edition, experts reveal new ways to gain the competitive edge and inexpensive, creative ways to build a client base. Plus, gain additional support from updated sample forms, checklists and worksheets.

9781599181868

Start Your Own Pet Business and More: Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Training, Grooming, Food/Treats, Upscale Pet Products

Available in: Paperback
Are you a pet lover? Fascinated by all things furred, feathered and finned? Why not turn your passion for pets into a profitable business! A fast-growing market, the multibillion-dollar pet industry offers a world of business opportunities for entrepreneurs like you! From hands-on pet care to specialty pet products like toys, food, and treats, Entrepreneur covers the cat's meow of pet-related businesses. Providing insider advice, tips, and tricks along the way, our experts take you step by step and show you how to discover your specialty, legally and financially establish your business, manage day-to-day operations, and so much more! - Choose from five hot areas of interestpet sitting/dog walking, dog training, pet grooming, pet food/treats, upscale pet products - Equip yourself with the right tools - Set competitive fees - Efficiently manage inventory and supplies for easy order fulfillment - Use effective marketing and advertising tools to get the word out - Build positive customer and vendor relationships - Plan for future growth - And more Let America's pampered pets help your profits start your pet business today!
9781599181103

Start Your Own Pet-Sitting Business and More: Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Walking

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Americans love their pets. More than a quarter of all American households have dogs or cats. And then there are parrots and parrotfish, guinea pigs and pot-bellied pigs, iguanas and anacondas. If you love animals, you can start a profitable business caring for pets when their owners go on vacation. A pet-sitting business is easy to start and inexpensive to run. You can board pets in your home, visit pets in their homes, manage a staff of pet-sitters or even combine pet-sitting and house-sitting for greater profit. Plus, you can offer add-on services like grooming and walking. Learn everything you need to know to be a success, including: - Tips on animal feeding, grooming and exercise - Medical care information and resources - Insurance, regulatory and legal liability issues - What toys and supplies you need to make your job easier - Startup basics like writing a business plan and managing your finances If you love animals, don't delay. Learn how to turn your passion into profit.
9781599184470

Start Your Own Photography Business

Available in: Paperback
Photographers can turn a hobby into a lucrative business with these great tips on how to set up a studio, build a portfolio, take great pictures, purchase the best equipment, find paying jobs, set pricing and more. Davis also discusses the advantages of submitting work to contests, participating in art festivals and displaying work in art galleries and other locales. It covers both full-time and part-time options and discusses operating at home or in a commercial location. Detailed advice is offered on legal issues such as copyright infringement, privacy laws, the difference between public and private property, handling conflict and seeking out available remedies to legal situations.
9781599183381

Start Your Own Public Relations Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
The explosion of media opportunities and the rapidly changing communications landscape have served as key drivers for the public relations industry, creating huge opportunities for communications and PR specialists like you! Coaching you all the way, the experts at Entrepreneur show you how to parlay your PR experience into a successful new business. Our experts take you step by step from building the business foundation to managing day-to-day operations. Learn how to set up your firm, choose your market niche, prospect and sign clients, build media relationships, set fees, and more! Plus, gain priceless insight, tips, and techniques from practicing entrepreneurs and industry experts! Learn how to: - Set up your own PR firm - Choose your market niche - Win over, sign, and keep clients - Build strong, well-planned campaigns using the latest tools of the trade - Develop prosperous relationships and partnerships - Boost profits by expanding your business - And more Go from public relations pro to CEO! Start your own public relations firm today!
9781599184432

Start Your Own Restaurant and More: Pizzeria, Cofeehouse, Deli, Bakery, Catering Business

Available in: Paperback, eBook
Americans spend more than $600 billion a year eating out. Busy consumers don't have the time or inclination to cook - they want tasty, nutritious meals without dishes to wash. More and more singles, working parents and seniors are demanding greater convenience and are turning to restaurants to fill that need. There's plenty of room for more food businesses, but for a successful startup you need more than just good recipes. You also need to know about planning, capitalization, inventory control, and payroll management.
Entrepreneur has compiled everything you need including how to evaluate the competition, how to research potential customers, the basics of setting up a kitchen, how to find a great location, how to leap over regulatory hurdles in the industry, and how to find the best people to staff your business.
Among the many topics covered are:
Set-up
Staffing
Permits
Marketing
Equipment
Inventory
Legal structure
Sanitation
Financial management
Fully updated with the newest trends in menu items, decor and themes, plus recent market statistics and forecasts. Interviews with successful eatery owners show how others have made their food business dreams come true. So whether you decide to keep it simple with a sandwich-and-salad operation or make a splash with a four-star bistro, we've got the information you need to be a success.
9781599184371

Start Your Own Self Publishing Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Self-publishing is a fast-growing industry, and bookstores and consumers alike now acknowledge the value of self-published books. In this valuable guide, industry experts coach you in becoming a player in the self-publishing arena--whether it is self-publishing your own book or providing professional services for others who want to self-publish.

Our experts reveal the tricks of the self-publishing trade: how to evaluate book ideas and recognize a hot-seller; how to develop an effective marketing plan; getting books reviewed and landing great publicity; getting books into traditional and non-traditional sales channels; tapping into the potential of online publishing, and more.

Addresses dramatic game-changers including print-on-demand and eBooks
Reviews industry player offerings including Ingram and Amazon
Covers critical marketing tools including author websites and social media marketing
Features interviews with industry insiders and practicing self-published authors

Plus, a quick-reference guide to every step in the publishing process helps you along your way.

9781599185415

Start Your Own Senior Services Business: Adult Day-Care, Relocation Service, Home-Care, Transportation Service, Concierge, Travel Service

Available in: Paperback, eBook
The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to double -- growing faster than the total population in every state. This means one thing: a tremendous opportunity for aspiring and compassionate entrepreneurs.

Readers learn, step by step, how to choose the right opportunity for them, legally and financially establish their business, acquire licenses and certifications, set policies and procedures, and much more!

Priceless insight, advice, and tips from practicing senior care professionals help aspiring entrepreneurs to discover their specialty from within one of six growing areas of interest -- adult daycare, relocation services, home-care, transportation services, concierge, and travel service; design a business to suit customers' demographics and special needs; set rates; create a support staff who will facilitate success; use effective marketing and advertising to get the word out; build valuable business partnerships that lead to referrals; and plan for future growth. A record number of seniors are seeking help, and this guide is the key to starting a senior care service today!

9781599184333

Start Your Own Travel Business: Cruises, Adventure Travel, Tours, Senior Travel

Available in: Paperback
New security regulations have drastically changed the travel industry, making this popular guide critical to success. The experts at Entrepreneur cover the new security measures and how to handle them, what to do in case of an emergency, and how to minimize risks when travelling abroad.
9781599184364

Start Your Own Vending Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Available in: Paperback
Turn Small Change Into Big Profits!

Looking for an opportunity to make big profits while setting your own schedule? A vending business could be your ticket to the top. Americans feed vending machines more than $46 billion a year for sodas, candy, coffee and other snacks. That's a nice chunk of change you could be pocketing.

Starting is easy. You can begin part time out of your home. As your customer base increases, you can hire extra help, invest in more machines and expand your service area. There's no limit to how large your business can grow.

Get the inside scoop on how to start up in this lucrative, flexible business. Expert advice covers:
How to select the hottest new products for vending machines
The best ways to finance your new business
The secrets to scouting out territories and establishing routes
Where to find supplies at a discount
The latest statistics, trends and forecasts from industry experts
Critical tips to avoid getting scammed
New technology and the use of social media

Checklists, work sheets and expert tips guide you through every phase of the startup process. With low startup costs and no experience required, a vending business is a perfect choice for your new venture.

9781599184272

Start Your Own Wedding Consultant Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

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Say "I Do" to Success

From wedding bells to wedding bills, gain an inside look at the billion dollar wedding industry and learn how to earn your next pay check coordinating the "big" day of today's brides and grooms.

Discover the newest wedding trends, such as destination weddings, tapas-style catering, disposable video cameras, wedding logos and more. Plus, learn everything else you need to know to start and run a successful wedding consultant business, including:

How to market your services and find customers
Using social media to attract and communicate with clients
Tips from the pros for handling the unexpected
What licenses and permits you need
How to avoid common mistakes
How to negotiate with vendors and suppliers to get the best prices
The most important contacts to make
And more!

You don't need an office or a lot of startup money. With your creativity and help from our experts, you'll be well on your way to success!