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Realistic Home Businesses: Make Money Now With Your Own Home Business Paperback – April 26, 2012
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About the Author
Pat D. Sloss is a writer and a Biomedical Electrical Engineer with many years experience in Technical Writing, Grant/Proposal Writing, Research, Business Writing, Commercial/Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Teaching, Oil & Gas Management, Greenhouse Nursery, and Ranching. She has written more than 30 books and manuals for commercial, medical, and aerospace companies. A diverse background comes from growing up on a large mountain cattle ranch in Gunnison, Colorado, working cattle, riding horses, and being able to fix things with baling wire. She left the high tech world behind to work for herself and has been involved in a number of successful businesses.
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With real life interviews and experiences of home business entrepreneurs featured, the author offers a superb map, navigating for the reader crucial goals and destinations such as: finding your own niche, steps for becoming self employed, how to begin with a minimal investment and how to grow the business. Very importantly, she shows you how to avoid pitfalls which others have experienced as you progress towards home business success.
If you have a passion for your own home business, or even if you know you want to start one but do not know what business to begin, Pat Sloss also offers some tried and true ideas which have proven successful. She includes descriptions of each business, skills and equipment needed, average income which can be expected from a particular home business, and how to increase cash flow.
Her book includes a stunningly wide collection of businesses, from selling/reselling, home office, home workshop/studio, on an acre or more, and many others. Every word in Pat Sloss's book is based on actual experiences of other home based entrepreneurs. Wondering about where to find resources to support each particular business? Author Sloss has you covered--she offers professional organizations and resources for each business. She even addresses business which require and do not require computer skills. Her website will continue to support entrepreneurs as well, with constantly updated information.
Get up, get busy-take your opportunity for success in your own hands--this vibrant author will show you how!
Irene Lucas, author
Thirty Miracles in Thirty Days
Selecting a business structure is addressed, such as an LLC. The book also discusses selecting the right business, applying for a business name, record keeping, how to apply for an EIN number, collecting state sales tax, insurance, how to market your business and explains other important issues. The book offers assistance and encouragement to those contemplating starting a home business. It is full of suggested web sites to gain more insight and support. I recommend Realistic Home Businesses to anyone who is considering venturing out on their own.
In the computer world, this book has many at-home jobs, saving babysitting, clothing and transportation expenses.
The author has actually experienced many of the jobs she writes about, so you are getting first-hand information in this book.
I would recommend this book to anyone that wants to work from home, out of the home, add a part-time income or become an entrepreneur.