General (Small Business)

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Side Hustles For Dummies

Published 04-25-2022

Whether you're thinking about driving for Uber, developing apps, or starting an online boutique, Side Hustles For Dummies walks you through every step of the way of starting your own side gig. You'll learn about how to structure your new business and keep records, create backup plans, steer clear of scams, find out whether you need investment capital, and much more.

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Small Business Taxes For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

<p><b>Get your taxes right the first time and save&nbsp;$&nbsp;</b></p> <p>If you run a small business, you&rsquo;ve&nbsp;likely&nbsp;got more work than you&nbsp;already feel able to handle. The last thing you need is to be running around trying to figure out your taxes at the last minute. So, if you need a hands-on guide to small business taxes that doesn&rsquo;t mess around, look no further than&nbsp;<i>Small Business Taxes&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies.&nbsp;</i></p> <p>In this book,&nbsp;nationally recognized personal finance expert Eric Tyson&nbsp;clearly and concisely&nbsp;delivers the&nbsp;best methods to save on your taxes and&nbsp;make the process as easy as possible. You&rsquo;ll&nbsp;get the latest info about all the newest tax deductions and credits (including&nbsp;COVID-19-related breaks), as well as&nbsp;location-specific incentives and other&nbsp;little-known tips.&nbsp;</p> <p>You&rsquo;ll also find:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Expanded discussions of new retirement account options for small business owners&nbsp;</li> <li>The latest advice on how to deal with online and software tax prep and filing options to make life easier at tax time&nbsp;</li> <li>Explorations of&nbsp;likely&nbsp;new changes coming&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>A can&rsquo;t-miss resource for small business owners, managers, and employees,&nbsp;<i>Small Business Taxes For Dummies&nbsp;</i>is&nbsp;the&nbsp;book to help you make sure you don&rsquo;t pay more than you need to pay at tax time!&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies

Published 01-06-2022

<b>Create a strong brand DNA&mdash;and watch it grow</b> <p>These days, customers want to have a deeply felt connection to the brands behind the products they're purchasing, which means that if you're starting a business, a strong brand DNA has got to be part of your creative process from day one. And it needs to be more than just an abstract idea: to give your brand life&mdash;and a bigger chance of surviving against the competition&mdash;you need to have a standout launch strategy and a set plan for growing your brand in a noisy marketplace. <p>In <i>Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies,</i> Amy Will&mdash;who launched her first business at just 24-years-old and has been the brains behind four strong and buzzworthy brands&mdash;covers everything from crafting a powerful brand identity and planning that all-important launch to being prepared to scale up as you begin to take off. She reveals crucial lessons from her personal experience in launching five companies, as well as detailing case studies from some of the strongest brands out there, accompanied by insights and advice from successful founders and branding experts. <ul> <li>Stand out on social media</li> <li>Create viral campaigns</li> <li>Build on Customer Loyalty and LongevityDeal with the competition</li> </ul> <p>Whether you're thinking of starting a business or are already building up your market share, memorable brand identity will be the key to&mdash;and <i>Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies</i> one of the secrets of&mdash;your future standout success.

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Starting a Business For Dummies, 5th UK Edition

Published 10-25-2021

With the economic impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit, starting a new business in the United Kingdom is more complicated than ever. But don't let that stop you. This newly updated guide has all you need to navigate the journey, including practical business plan templates, information about new sources of finance and grants, and real-life examples of businesses that survived and thrived during the pandemic.

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Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One

Published 01-29-2020

<p><b>Tried-and-true advice, tools, and strategies to start and succeed in a small business</b></p> <p>With more Canadians yearning to start a small business&mdash;along with benefitting tax rate incentives and interesting new business opportunities&mdash;there's never been a greater need for a detailed, comprehensive guide to operating a small business.</p> <p>Comprising the most pertinent information from several bestselling <i>For Dummies</i> books on the subject, this all-encompassing guide gives you everything you need to know about successfully running a small business.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Define your target market</li> <li>Create &nbsp;the perfect &nbsp;business plan</li> <li>Get to the bottom of financials</li> <li>Build a strong online presence and social media following</li> </ul> <p>From soup to nuts, this book is your recipe for small business success.</p>

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Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One, 2nd Edition

Published 01-13-2020

Now, everything you need to know for your small business success — all in one place. For Dummies has combined its six books on running a small business for Canadians into one invaluable volume. Quickly and easily learn how to develop a business plan, conduct market research, handle the financials, manage human resources, and grow your business wisely.

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Limited Liability Companies For Dummies

Published 07-30-2019

<p><b>Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC</b></p> <p><i>Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3<sup>rd</sup> Edition</i> offers a clear, concise guide that explains the pros and cons of LLCs, and shares insider tips on everything from choosing your members and your company name to creating and filing your Articles of Organization and managing day-to-day operations. You'll find the most current, real-world advice on customizing an LLC for your specific business needs, creating a great operating agreement, keeping accurate records, and new information on federal regulations and fees that are applicable to LLCs, as well as a link to online tools, forms, and documents</p> <p>Most of the previous drawbacks to forming an LLC have all but disappeared with the IRS having loosened restrictions and individual states following suit. Because LLCs are now more flexible, they remain an attractive option for those launching a new business or reorganizing an existing business. This book shows how to form and tap into the power of an LLC:</p> <ul> <li>Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees</li> <li>Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes</li> <li>Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements</li> <li>Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members</li> </ul> This hands-on guide addresses everything you need to know about LLCs, and will help you organize, launch, and run your business as a limited liability company just like the experts do!<br /><br /><i> P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, youÂre probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Limited Liability Companies For Dummies (9781118852989). The book you see here shouldnÂt be considered a new or updated product. But if youÂre in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. WeÂre always writing about new topics!

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Canadian Small Business Kit For Dummies

Published 06-05-2019

<p><b>The bestselling book you need to succeed in small business</b></p> <p><i>Canadian Small Business Kit For Dummies</i>&nbsp;is the bestselling Canadian guide to starting and running a successful small business. This guide covers every aspect of starting, building, staffing, and running a small business.&nbsp;</p> <p>Offering information for entrepreneurs starting from scratch, people buying a business, or new franchise owners, it features updated information about the latest tax laws and its impact on small businesses, along with insight into how small business can take advantage of social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram,&nbsp;etc.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Covers the latest changes to taxes, finances, and marketing</li> <li>Helpful forms on Dummies.com make learning easier</li> <li>Expert advice makes this a worthwhile investment for all entrepreneurs</li> <li>Brand-new coverage devoted to starting a cannabis business&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re looking to start a new business&mdash;or want to improve the one that&rsquo;s already underway&mdash;this helpful guide makes it easier.</p>

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Small Business For Dummies

Published 08-07-2018

<p><b>Make big sense of small business</b><i>&nbsp;</i></p> <p><i>Small Business For Dummies</i> has been a leading resource for starting and running a small business. Calling upon their six decades-plus of combined experience running small businesses, Eric Tyson and Jim Schell once again provide readers with their time-tested advice and the latest information on starting and growing a small business.&nbsp;</p> <p>This new edition covers all aspects of small business from the initial business plan to the everyday realities of financing, marketing, employing technology and management&mdash;and what it takes to achieve and maintain success in an ever-changing entrepreneurial landscape.</p> <ul> <li>Write a strategic business plan</li> <li>Start, establish, or rejuvenate a small business</li> <li>Hire and retain the best employees</li> <li>Get a small business loan</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re a beginning entrepreneur looking to start and run your own small business, this book gives you all the tools of the trade you&rsquo;ll need to make it a success.</p>

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Small Business Marketing Strategies All-in-One For Dummies

Published 05-23-2016

<p><b>Transform your small business into a&nbsp;revenue-generating machine with this step-by-step&nbsp;marketing resource&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Running a small business is a fun&nbsp;and rewarding experience.&nbsp;It&rsquo;s&nbsp;even more fun and rewarding when clients and customers are&nbsp;clamoring&nbsp;to get a hand&nbsp;on&nbsp;your latest product or service. And effective marketing is the key to making that happen.&nbsp;</p> <p>In&nbsp;<i>Small Business Marketing Strategies All-in-One For Dummies,</i> small business experts from the United States Chamber of Commerce&nbsp;walk you through&nbsp;every single step of&nbsp;designing, launching, running, measuring, and improving your company&rsquo;s next marketing campaign.&nbsp;But&nbsp;don&rsquo;t&nbsp;worry&mdash;with Dummies,&nbsp;it&rsquo;s all about&nbsp;learning made easy.&nbsp;</p> <p>You&rsquo;ll&nbsp;discover&nbsp;techniques that work in any kind of small business, from&nbsp;full-time trades to brick-and-mortar shops&nbsp;and&nbsp;online side-hustles.&nbsp;Starting at the&nbsp;beginning&nbsp;of the marketing process,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;move&nbsp;on to&nbsp;learn how&nbsp;to blend different marketing methods,&nbsp;such as&nbsp;content, social, search, and traditional, to generate massive customer interest.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this book, you will:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Pour the foundation&nbsp;of your marketing strategy by defining your ideal customers, sizing up your market, and setting&nbsp;your goals&nbsp;</li> <li>Kick off a successful campaign the right way&nbsp;by picking the best software, platforms, and techniques to power your marketing&nbsp;</li> <li>Combine content marketing, social media, and traditional strategies to generate the perfect&nbsp;marketing and advertising mix&nbsp;</li> <li>Evolve past&nbsp;gut instincts and measure&nbsp;your results with hard data&nbsp;and reliable&nbsp;metrics&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Moving beyond&nbsp;individual&nbsp;strategies&nbsp;and&nbsp;techniques,&nbsp;<i>Small Business Marketing Strategies All-in-One For Dummies</i>&nbsp;shows you how to&nbsp;blend every tool at your disposal into one effective marketing strategy.&nbsp;It&rsquo;s&nbsp;a must-read for&nbsp;any&nbsp;small business owner trying to grow their company.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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