From the Back Cover
It's time to grab yourself a piece of the American Dream. In 101 Small Business Ideas for Under $5000, you'll find realistic guidance for turning your ideas and skills into a profitable business that you can run full-time, part-time, or even as an absentee owner. This completely practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions on dealing with legal, financial, and tax issues involved in starting a business, and it puts you in touch with suppliers, associations, and clubs that can help you get up and running in a jiffy.
Some businesses are as easy to set up and run as a child's lemonade stand, and this moneymaking manual shows you how to keep things simple, profitable, and legal. For more ambitious undertakings, you'll find real-world answers for serious business questions as you learn how to:
- Write a sensible business plan to give your idea direction
- Secure start-up funding from banks, government agencies, and elsewhere
- Design publicity, marketing, and sales programs
- Master bookkeeping, accounting, and taxes
- Grow from a one-person start-up into a mini-empire
Whether you want to provide home or professional services, organize entertainment and special events, start a Web-based company, go into light manufacturing, or profit from any talent or interest you have, 101 Small Business Ideas for Under $5000 puts you on the road to successstarting right now!
About the Author
JANICE KEEFE is coauthor of numerous books, including 1001 Letters for All Occasions and Performance Appraisal Phrase Book.