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Side Hustles For Dummies

Published 05-10-2022

Get yourself paid and broaden your skillset with this everyday guide to side hustles The gig economy is growing by leaps and bounds, partly because it’s easier to find a flexible work-life balance. Those of us who don't want to leave our full-time jobs, however, can still grab a piece of excitement and extra income for ourselves by starting a side hustle. Or you can bundle your own personalized set of side hustles to replace your full-time job and take full control of your professional life. 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, and steer clear of scams. You'll also: Find out whether you need investment capital and learn what your new time commitments will be Learn to create a business plan and patch any holes in it before you get started Discover how to incorporate a vibrant side hustle into your already busy life Learn how to adjust your side hustle to meet changes in your personal life and the overall business climate Side hustles are for everyone, from high school and college students to full-time professionals to retirees. If you've been looking for an excuse to pursue your latest passion, hobby, or interest—or you're just in the market for some extra income—Side Hustles For Dummies is the easy-to-read, no-nonsense guide to creating a rewarding and engaging new life.

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Starting a Business All-in-One For Dummies

Published 04-12-2022

All the essential information in one place Starting a Business All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition is a treasure trove of useful information for new and would-be business owners. With content compiled from over ten best-selling For Dummies books, this guide will help with every part of starting your own business—from legal considerations to business plans, bookkeeping, and beyond. Whether you want to open a franchise, turn your crafting hobby into a money-maker, or kick off the next megahit startup, everything you need can be found inside this easy-to-use guide. This book covers the foundations of accounting, marketing, hiring, and achieving success in the first year of business in any industry. You'll find toolkits for doing all the paperwork, plus expert tips for how to make it work, even when the going is rough. Access six books in one, covering the whole process of starting and running a new business Learn how to easily jump the hurdles that many new business owners face Tackle taxes, determine the best business model for you, and create a solid plan Keep the engine running with marketing tips, accounting ideas, and the basics on how to be a manager This book is perfect for any new or veteran entrepreneur looking to build a business from the ground up.

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Business Plans For Dummies

Published 03-22-2022

Plan to succeed as an entrepreneur—we show you how Business Plans For Dummies can guide you, as a new or aspiring business owner, through the process of creating a comprehensive, accurate, and useful business plan. In fact, it is just as appropriate for an already up-and running firm that realizes it's now time for a full-bore check-up, to ensure the business is in tip-top shape to meet the challenges of the globalized, digitized, and constantly changing 21st Century. This edition of is fully updated, featuring the most recent practices in the business world. Let us walk you through each step of the planning process. You'll find everything you need in this one book, so you can finally stop googling, close all those browser tabs, and get organized and get going. Updates to this new revision include knowing how to pivot when your situation changes, recognizing the need for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, where to tap the latest funding sources, and how to plan for a digital strategy, market disruption, and environmental sustainability. You'll also learn how today's globalized marketplace influences your business—and how you can use social media to influence your customers right back. Learn the ins and out of creating a business plan that will actually work Set effective goals and objectives so your business can find success Wow investors with your knowledge of today's important business trends Map out your finances, marketing plan, and operational blueprint—then confidently get to work! Challenge the traditional framework by building a business plan that's workable in today's reality. Dummies is here to help.

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Small Business Taxes For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

Get your taxes right the first time and save $  If you run a small business, you’ve likely got more work than you 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’t mess around, look no further than Small Business Taxes For Dummies.  In this book, nationally recognized personal finance expert Eric Tyson clearly and concisely delivers the best methods to save on your taxes and make the process as easy as possible. You’ll get the latest info about all the newest tax deductions and credits (including COVID-19-related breaks), as well as location-specific incentives and other little-known tips.  You’ll also find:  Expanded discussions of new retirement account options for small business owners  The latest advice on how to deal with online and software tax prep and filing options to make life easier at tax time  Explorations of likely new changes coming   A can’t-miss resource for small business owners, managers, and employees, Small Business Taxes For Dummies is the book to help you make sure you don’t pay more than you need to pay at tax time!   

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Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies

Published 01-06-2022

Create a strong brand DNA—and watch it grow 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—and a bigger chance of surviving against the competition—you need to have a standout launch strategy and a set plan for growing your brand in a noisy marketplace. In Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies, Amy Will—who launched her first business at just 24-years-old and has been the brains behind four strong and buzzworthy brands—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. Stand out on social media Create viral campaigns Build on Customer Loyalty and LongevityDeal with the competition Whether you're thinking of starting a business or are already building up your market share, memorable brand identity will be the key to—and Launching & Building a Brand For Dummies one of the secrets of—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 an Online Business All-in-One For Dummies

Published 03-31-2020

The tools you need to follow your dream of starting and running an online business!  With the right knowledge and resources, you can take action to start the online business you’ve been dreaming of.  This comprehensive guide provides tips and tricks for turning your dream into a reality.  The sixth edition of Starting an Online Business: All-in-One For Dummieswill teach you the basics and beyond. It will prepare you to set up your business website, offer your products in an online store, and keep accurate books. The authors help you navigate the primary legal, accounting, and security challenges related to running an online business. Fund your business for success and future growth  Use SEO strategically to drive traffic to a well-designed site Market your business effectively as an entrepreneur Stand out, build customer relationships, and sell on social media Keep up with ecommerce trends to stay a step ahead With some guidance, you can find your market niche, create a business plan, and decide on a revenue model. Then, it’s time to set up shop! Starting an Online Business can help bring your dream of an online business to life and guide you on the road to success.

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

Published 01-29-2020

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

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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

Become a savvy entrepreneur with your own LLC Limited Liability Companies For Dummies, 3rd Edition 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 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: Keep up on the latest information on federal taxes, regulations, and fees Discover the advances in technology, including online tools that streamline the processes Get up-to-the minute documents and forms on new filing requirements Learn how to set-up a real estate LLC or an LLC among family members 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! 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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