Want to be an auditor and need to hone your investigating skills? Look no further. This friendly guide gives you an easy-to-understand explanation of auditing — from gathering financial statements and accounting information to analyzing a client's financial position. Packed with examples, it gives you everything you need to ace an auditing course and begin a career today. ... Read More
Crowdsourcing is an innovative way of outsourcing tasks, problems or requests to a group or community online. There are lots of ways business can use crowdsourcing to their advantage: be it crowdsourcing product ideas and development, design tasks, market research, testing, capturing or analyzing data, and even raising funds. It offers access to a wide pool of talent and ideas, and is an exciting way to ... Read More
Expert tips and advice on starting a home-based business
Starting your own home-based business is a great way to supplement your income in these tough economic times. With thirty percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you the most current and up-to-date information you need to navigate your way through the whole process.
You'll get trusted and creative advice on how to start being your own boss, bringing ... Read More
More than 87 percent of Australian workplaces are small businesses employing fewer than 20 people. These small business owners know their markets, know their customers, and know how to make their small business run. What they may not know is the "people stuff." HR for Small Business For Dummies, Australian Edition, explains the simple ins and outs of human resources for businesses too ... Read More
With significant changes in technology, expanding economies, and international trade agreements, the global marketplace continues to grow and change rapidly. The United States imports approximately $1.2 trillion and exports $772 billion in goods per year. Import/Export Kit For Dummies provides entrepreneurs and small- to mid-sized businesses with the critical, entry-point information ... Read More
Learn to use Kickstarter to make your great ideas a reality
As a crowd-funding website for creative projects, Kickstarter has the power to make creative ideas come to life. This helpful guide walks you through the potential of this amazing tool, which has helped project creators successfully launch their projects since 2009. You'll learn how to create a Kickstarter account, set up your first project, and effectively use social media to bring awareness ... Read More
The previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared. The IRS has loosened the restrictions on entities electing partnership taxation and subsequently the states have loosened their requirements. Because LLCs are now more flexible entities than any that have ever existed, they remain an attractive option for those launchinga new or relaunching an existing business. ... Read More
This clear, concise guide explains the pros and cons of LLCs and shares insider insights on everything from choosing your members and your company name ... Read More
Created especially for the Australian customer!
Attract customers and ensure the ongoing success of your small business with this no-nonsense guide
Whether you own a bakery or a boutique, a plumbing or a finance business, this book gives you straightforward strategies to find more prospects, build your customer base and secure market share. Small-business guru Carolyn Tate empowers you to apply hundreds of high-impact and creative ways to market your ... Read More
The media has named the growing trend toward micro-entrepreneurship "the Rise of the Creative Class," "the Gig Life," or "the freelance economy." All of those refer to the nearly 4 million workers who were self-employed this past year, and millions of others who currently supplement their income with freelance work. While the trend has been spotted before, there's ... Read More
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
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
Not being up-to-speed on tax rules and strategies can lead to mistakes that cost business owners thousands of dollars in fines and penalties every year. Small Business Taxes For Dummiesassists both current and aspiring small business owners with important tax planning issues.
For the estimated 21 million small business owners in the U.S., the nation's tax codes continue to change and increase in complexity ... Read More