books about: start-ups
Start and Run a Gift Shop: What You Need to Do to Turn Your Idea into Reality (How to Books: Small Business ...
How to Books
Starting and running your own gift shop is a realistic and achievable dream. It needs no specific training or qualifications and no large capital outlay - and at whatever stage of the economic cycle it happens to be, if you follow a few simple rules you can generate a profitable income. In the early 1990s, author Val Clark took GBP6000 redundancy money and opened her own gift shop in a small seaside town. It was such a success that six months ...
22 Legal Mistakes You Don't Have to Make: A Guide for Start-ups, Small Businesses, & Tech Entrepreneurs
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Food Truck Handbook: Start, Grow, and Succeed in the Mobile Food Business
How to start, grow, and succeed in the food truck business. Food trucks have become a wildly popular and important part of the hospitality industry. Consumers are flocking to these mobile food businesses in droves, inspiring national food truck competitions and even a show dedicated to the topic on The Food Network. The relatively low cost of entry as compared to starting a restaurant, combined with free and low-cost ways to market them ...
The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
In The $100 Startup , Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose – and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations – and yet he’s never held a “real job” or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he ...
Start A Business: For The Military Entrepreneur
Pertrina LLC, 2015
This is a book for the military entrepreneur. It’s a guide for any individual with a desire to demonstrate leadership by becoming their own boss and starting a business for themselves. Excerpt: The first thing you should do when searching for financing is ask family/friends who are willing to invest in your business and give/loan you the money; second-check your own TSP. If you have a sizable amount invested you can easily loan yourself ...
The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
K & S Ranch
More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on this book for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups. The National Science Foundation pays hundreds of startup teams each year to follow the process outlined in the book, and it's taught at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and more than 100 other leading universities worldwide. Why? The Startup Owner's Manual guides you, step-by-step, as you put the ...
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One , legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if ...
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful ...
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty . This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom. What ...
$1,000 Start-Ups: 60 Businesses for Micro-Entrepreneurs ... and how to start them
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
If you’re a Micro-Entrepreneur and want to start a new business this it the book for you: It tells you what you need to know to get started and it provides you the information to make the decision. Spending less than $1,000 to get a business started: lets you ‘try out’ a business to see if it fits, gets you to ‘rinse and repeat’ quickly, causes you to master every role in the business, limits your exposure while you see if it will ...
You're young and ambitious, with a great idea for a new software program, downtown music 'zine, or a better-than-Snapple beverage--but how do you turn your dream concept into a thriving business? Forget the ultra-conservative suits who scoffed when you brought your hot idea to their door! As Fortune magazine's Ron Lieber shows, you can actually turn your youth, inexperience, and lack of money to your advantage and capitalize on your assets to ...
Start and Run Your Own Coffee Shop and Lunch Bar: Expert Advice from an Author Who Has Been There, Done It, ...
How to Books Ltd
From business plan to recipes, this book will give you all the information and advice you will need to help you set up and run a coffee shop and lunch bar. In it you will find the expert advice, first hand experience, and practical information to make your new business a success. - Choosing the right location - Creating a useful image and choosing an appropriate name - Planning an attractive menu - Employing and training the right staff - ...
Start Something That Matters
Spiegel & Grau
The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good “A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”— The Wall Street Journal Why this book is for you: • You’re ready to make a difference in the world—through your own start-up business, a nonprofit organization, or a new project that you create within your ...
Start and Run a Bed and Breakfast: All You Need to Know to Make Money from Your Dream Property (How to Books: ...
How to Books Ltd
Whether you are thinking about running a B&B or have already made the decision and are ready to start planning your business, this book will tell you all you need to know. If you are already established with a B & B, it will help you provide quality accommodation and maximize your earnings and occupancy rates. Their book will help you in: - Planning and preparing your business, including defining your market, budgeting, pricing, regulation and ...
Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
START-UP NATION addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel-- a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produces more start-up companies than large, peaceful, and stable nations like Japan, China, India, Korea, Canada and the UK? With the savvy of foreign policy insiders, Senor and Singer examine the lessons of the country's ...
Start Your Own Senior Services Business: Homecare, Transportation, Travel, Adult Care, and More (StartUp ...
The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to doublegrowing faster than the total population in every state. This means one thinga tremendous opportunity for aspiring and compassionate entrepreneurs like you! From providing adult daycare or homecare to transportation or concierge needs, our experts cover today’s most requested services within the ...
Smartups: Lessons from Rob Ryan's Entrepreneur America Boot Camp for Start-Ups
Cornell University Press
Building successful start-ups was never quite as easy as it seemed, and the changing economic climate has raised the stakes, reduced the margin of error. New entrepreneurs can't stumble into wealth on the power of half-formed ideas, or turn dreams into reality without doing a lot of homework. It's time to get smart. This book teaches would-be entrepreneurs the skills they need to get through the venture capital process with companies that will ...
E-commerce Get It Right! Essential Step-by-Step Guide for Selling & Marketing Products Online. Insider ...
E-commerce Get It Right! Just released and written in a no holds barred style... This new and exclusive Step-by-Step E-commerce Guide, will show you everything you need to know about achieving success with your own e-commerce website and business. Whether you're an e-commerce Start-Up or have an Existing e-commerce website that is struggling to make a profit, this book is literally packed full of the latest tried and tested insider secrets, ...
"Of Course I Can!": All you need to know about Marketing for the Self-Employed and Start-up Business ...
What do you think Richard Branson’s staff said to him when he told them he wanted Virgin to offer people flights to the moon? When Henry Ford decided that, if people wanted to buy a car from him, the only colour they could have was black, they accepted it and bought black cars - until someone started to sell them in colours. Then his customers retaliated. One of the differences between Henry and Richard is that in business transactions, the ...
Making Art Work: A case study of creative skills monetization in a non-traditional way.
Ekaterina Dorozhkina, 2015
When a Russian marketer moves to New York City and meets Indonesian-born artist from Los Angeles, they create a new media business, painting human body for money, and move from a tiny apartment studio into well known business studio with international and franchise plans. The successful business has been featured on TODAY Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, NY1, TAFF, and RCTI. This book will answer such questions as: ▪ Can an artist make a ...
The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Here, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman ...
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