Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Buy Used
$4.99
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Item is in good condition. May include some wear and creases on the cover. Fast shipping. Free delivery confirmation with every order.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Wall Street Journal. Complete Small Business Guidebook Paperback – December 29, 2009

4.4 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$5.21 $0.01

Security
ITPro.TV Video Training
Take advantage of IT courses online anywhere, anytime with ITPro.TV. Learn more.
click to open popover
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The latest book club pick from Oprah
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead is a magnificent novel chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Crown Business; 1 edition (December 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307408930
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307408938
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #967,228 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

By Julie Smith on February 6, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book was just OK. I breezed through it in an afternoon but I was looking for something a little more in-depth. It's OK if all you are looking for is a high-level overview. I expect more from a book titled "Complete" especially from WSJ.
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
From a small business owner's perspective, I was just looking for a complete overview (not an MBA) of what I might be getting myself into with a small business. The author does a good job of pooling information from a number of various resources, business owners from all types of businesses, etc... so that you get a number of perspectives from retail, services, healthcare, and so on. If you're going to start a small business or if you already own a small business, this book is a nice checklist to assess your current situation and offers a nice backbone for creating your vision... because business have to be started twice, first in your mind, and then in real life.
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
If you are going into business this is a must read.

There is loads of valuable information even if you aren't starting your own business. It is not a fantasy page turner -- obviously, but if you want the business fundamentals then you have to check this book out.

Read alongside The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book covers the basics of running a small business better than any I've seen or read. It simply cuts to the chase and identifies resources that can actually help instead of filling pages with philosophy!

I would definitely recommend this book to anyone starting out or even seasoned small business professionals.
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I read this book and felt more comfortable about starting a small business. The book is informative about the many tasks that one needs to pay attention to. The book gave me several ideas and helped me determine where I need to concentrate my efforts. For the price this book is an excellent resource for starting a business and I would highly recommend it.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse