The 21st century marketplace is online. Now that you've decided to start a business there, you need a business partner to help you make the most of the medium. Try this book! From developing a business plan to designing your Web site to handling accounting to marketing through social media, this friendly guide is packed with the up-to-date info you need to make your online business boom.
Get started — think like a netrepreneur, evaluate your idea, build a business plan, and stay legal
Claim a name — choose the perfect domain name and learn to create a killer Web site
Go to work — determine a revenue model, establish payment options, manage your inventory, and fill orders efficiently
Plan for security — know the risks, develop a security plan, and learn how to handle an attack
Drum up business — market your company via search engine optimization, advertising, blogs, and social media
Storefront advantages — explore storefront options from Amazon, Yahoo!, and eBay
Find your niche — consider products and services tailored to a particular customer base
For nonprofits too — see how your organization can boost awareness and raise funds online
Open the book and find:
Ideas for funding your online start-up
Tips on trademarks and copyrights
Ways to help your customers find you
How to move your brick-and-mortar customers online
What mobile commerce can do for you
Instant e-commerce solutions to try
Hints for maximizing social media
Ways to breathe new life into a tired business
11 Books in 1
Online Business Basics
Legal and Accounting
Web Site Design
Online and Operating
Retail to E-Tail
Joel Elad operates NewComix.com, an online business he began in 1998, and contributes to Entrepreneur magazine and SmartBiz.com.
This book is great, i like the 'Dummies' series because of the humor, and simplicity. This covers anything and everything you will need to know to get started or even as a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Capperino
I'll admit I haven't completely read through this book, but I can say it's very informative and covers a lot of material about making money through the internet. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jarrett Lavac
I love this book. It is precise and covers aspects of what Business owners need to built their business.
This is my go-to book for running my business and future businesses.
Very helpful book when you are thinking of starting a business. I'm sure this will help me greatly as I do.Published 2 months ago by Rebecca Denson
I don't like to post a review until I've finished a book but this one is obviously the one a person needs to get started in an e-business. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jack L. Tofari
Good book, simple to understand, Using it for an e-commerce class. fast delivery, would buy kindle books again from amazon.Published 6 months ago by Ginny M.
This is a great reference book for anyone who is interested in opening an online retail shop! Easy to read without all the intimidating jargon that most reference books would have.Published 8 months ago by Genie
My first on line book for dummies didn't have enough info. This one with the All-In-One has all the information that I was looking for. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Roberta