Business, Investing & Careers
All the tools you need to start and run a profitable B&B
Do you dream of owning a B&B? This friendly, practical guide shows you how to make your dream a reality, with expert advice on everything from writing a business plan and finding the right location to handling situations you will encounter as an innkeeper. You'll make your guests feel at home, keep your inn in tip-top shape, and ensure your long-term success! ... Read More
A new generation of street food lovers are lining up at food trucks and food carts. Though the idea is a long-standing part of American and world culture, the street food industry has never enjoyed so much popularity or publicity. With lower start-up costs than traditional "store front" restaurants, food trucks offer a unique opportunity to entrepreneurs in a business climate where credit is ... Read More
Running a Great Meeting In a Day For Dummies helps you put together a successful meeting by explaining how to define objectives, craft an agenda, invite the right people, keep the meeting moving, and following up afterwards. ... Read More
Millions of Americans dream of owning and running their own restaurant because they want to be their own boss, because their cooking always draws raves, or just because they love food. Running a Restaurant For Dummies covers every aspect of getting started for aspiring restaurateurs. From setting up a business plan and finding financing, to designing a menu and dining room, you'll find all ... Read More
Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummiesdelivers the tools managers need to facilitate engaging and rewarding group sessions. Written by two highly experienced leadership and coaching consultants, this book provides practical, hands-on instruction that can help you turn your meetings and training sessions around. Boost productivity by engaging attendees from the ... Read More
This comprehensive guide walks you through every aspect of setting up and using Sage 50 Accounts, from installing the software to running VAT returns and producing monthly and yearly accounts. Inside you′ll discover the quickest way to complete tasks and how to customise Sage to suit your specific business needs. Packed with step-by-step instructions and fully illustrated with screenshots, this book ... Read More
Get to grips with Sage Instant Accounts in simple steps.
This comprehensive guide walks you through every aspect of setting up and using Sage Instant Accounts, from downloading and installing the software to customizing it to your needs. Packed with handy step–by–step instructions (and fully illustrated with screenshots), this book is the easiest way to get the most from Sage Instant Accounts and take control of your business finances. ... Read More
Your fun and easy introduction to Salesforce.com and its latest tools
The frontrunner in the customer relationship management (CRM) market, Salesforce.com has a rapidly expanding influence over the way companies across the globe interact with their clientele. Salesforce.com For Dummies lends you an edge in building those relationships and managing your company s sales, marketing, customer service, and support operations. With this accessible guide, ... Read More
In plain English, this completely reliable handbook walks you through the new and revised SOX laws, introduces ... Read More
Second Homes For Dummies gives you the tools you need to handle the entire second-home buying process from concept to completion! This book covers the bases and the basics ... Read More
Know the pros and cons of self-publishing and get your work in print
Thinking about self-publishing your book? This no-nonsense guide walks you through the entire process of going it alone, from preparing your manuscript and creating the perfect title to selling the final product. You'll see how to obtain an ISBN, work with printers and distributors, create a buzz with publicity, and take advantage of electronic ... Read More
Are you looking to enter the world of sales, or are you already a salesperson who's looking for new tips and tactics to expand your business? Whether you're in charge of your own selling career or you're responsible for training and managing a professional sales force, Selling All-In-One For Dummies features everything you need to know to improve your results. ... Read More
Are you looking to enter the world of sales, or are you already a salesperson who's looking for new tips and tactics to expand your business? No matter your level of skill, this guide will help you lay a foundation for sales success, with the latest information on how to research your prospects, break down the steps of the sales process, follow up with happy customers, and ... Read More
As business owners gray, trends have shown that they start thinking of cashing out. Selling Your Business For Dummies gives readers expert tips on every aspect of selling a business, from establishing a realistic value to putting their business on the market to closing the deal. It helps them create sound exit plans, find and qualify, find and qualify a buyer, conduct a sale ... Read More
Thinking of selling up but not sure whether it's the right time, or how to go about it? From helping you decide whether selling really is the best option for you, to finding an agent and choosing a sales method, all the way to exchanging contracts, this step-by-step guide covers all the practical, financial and legal aspects of selling your home.
Work out whether you're ready to sell - consider all the options ... Read More
Get sharemarket savvy and put together the perfect share portfolio
Do you want to invest in shares but don't know where to start? Find out how in this comprehensive yet easy-to-understand bible on all things shares. This updated, postglobal financial crisis edition provides new examples, charts and resources, plus information on investing using the internet and spotting winners to pack into your portfolio. ... Read More
The world's largest and most profitable companies—including the likes of GE, Bank of America, Honeywell, DuPont, Samsung, Starwood Hotels, Bechtel, and Motorola—have used Six Sigma to achieve breathtaking improvements in business performance, in everything from products to processes to complex systems and even in work environments. Over the past decade, over ... Read More
Need help implementing or understanding Six Sigma? Want to take this powerful problem-solving methodology and apply it to your business? Six Sigma isn't just for Fortune 500 companies anymore; it's for every business, even yours, no matter how big or small. This hands-on workbook provides the knowledge, insight, and practical exercises you need to master Six Sigma and put it to work in your business ... Read More
Small Business Financial Management Kit For Dummies explains step by step how to handle all your financial affairs, from preparing financial statements ... Read More
Want to start the small business of your dreams? Want to breathe new life into the one you already have? Small Business For Dummies provides authoritative guidance on every aspect of starting and growing your business, from financing and budgeting to marketing, management and beyond.
This completely practical, no-nonsense guide gives you expert advice on everything from generating ideas ... Read More
If you’ve got a great idea for your own business, you need ... Read More
Small Business Marketing For Dummies helps you promote your business. It is designed specifically for the busy small business owner, giving you simple but powerful ways to spread your message - all at little or no cost. It shows you how to build your company’s profile, attract new customers and keep them coming back for more.
Inside you will learn how to: ... Read More
Having your own business isn't the same as having customers, and one is useless without the other. Whether your business is a resale store or a high-tech consulting firm, a law office or a home cleaning service, in today's competitive environment, strategic marketing is essential.
If you want your small business to grow, you need a marketing strategy that works. But how do you get people to ... Read More