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Starting a Business All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Published 03-28-2022

This six-books-in-one volume has everything you need to help you transform your dream into reality. Learn how to choose the best business model for you and create a solid business plan. Once you're up and running, use this guide for accounting, marketing, hiring, dealing with taxes, and much more.

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Business Plans For Dummies

Published 03-07-2022

Whether you're launching a new business or working to strengthen or expand an established one, a business plan is your road map to success. Business Plans For Dummies, 3rd Edition guides you through the process of creating a comprehensive, effective business plan. This new edition includes: having a plan B, the power to pivot, creating a winning culture, creating a digital strategy, and much more.

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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 an Etsy Business For Dummies

Published 08-28-2017

Turn your hobby into revenue with an expertly-run Etsy shop

Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies is the all-in-one resource for building your own successful business. Arts and crafts are currently a $32 billion market in the U.S., and Etsy is the number-one way to grab a piece of it for yourself. Sales through the site are rising, fueled by Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media—so there's never been a better time to jump into the fray. This book shows you everything you need to know to get set up, get things running, and build your business as you see fit. From photography and sales writing, through SEO, homepage navigation, and more, you'll find it all here.

This new third edition has been updated to cover Etsy's newest seller tools, including Pattern, Etsy Manufacturing, Etsy Shop Updates, and the Dashboard, with expert guidance on QuickBooks Self-Employed to help you keep your business's finances under control. With helpful information, tips, tools, and tricks, this book is your ultimate guide to building your own Etsy shop.

  • Showcase your products to their best advantage with great photographs and compelling listings
  • Learn the technical side of setting up shop and processing orders
  • Manage your storefront efficiently using the latest Etsy tools and features
  • Increase sales by connecting with other vendors and promoting on Pinterest

Are you an artist, crafter, artisan, or craftsman? Etsy can be another great revenue stream. Are you just curious about whether your projects would sell? Wade in gradually to test the waters. Etsy is home to businesses of many sizes and types, and Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies shows you how to stake your claim.

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Pop-Up Business For Dummies

Published 12-03-2012

Whether you’re just starting out and want to test the viability of your business, or you’re an established business looking to expand your reach, pop-ups offer an exciting and flexible opportunity. They’re a great way to try new business ideas, experiment with a new product, location or market, gain exposure, and learn about your customers - all with limited risk and financial outlay.

Inside Pop-Up Business For Dummies, you’ll find:

  • Planning your pop-up venture - whether it’s a shop, studio, gallery, or community hub.
  • Finding the right space for you.
  • Negotiating with the landlord and sorting out the legalities.
  • Fixing up and fitting out your space on a budget.
  • Pulling in the punters - advertising and marketing your pop-up.
  • Managing a successful pop-up business day-to-day.
  • Closing up shop efficiently.
  • Lots of case studies, checklists, tips and hints from experienced pop-up people!

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Entrepreneurship For Dummies

Published 10-31-2000

Thought of the perfect business idea but unsure how to start a company? Achieve your goal of entrepreneurship with this no-nonsense business guide as your partner 

Today's business marketplace is filled with news of small businesses and online entrepreneurs making it big. Maybe you have a great idea for a business but little acumen when it comes to launching a business. Entrepreneurship For Dummies has what you need to get started in business in one concise and plainly written package.  

From developing an opportunity and coming up with a concept to creating the company, this user-friendly book guides you step-by-step along the path to entrepreneurial success. Find out what’s necessary to create a successful business: from creating a business plan, to learning how to know your customer, testing and protecting your product, and finally launching your business. You’ll discover how to  

  • Determine the best legal structure for your business 

  • Write a financial plan and find investors 

  • Choose a business model for your company 

  • Hire the right team members to help you achieve your goals 

  • Plan for future growth with the organizational model for you 

  • Develop your company’s branding and marketing strategy 

  • Get your products and services to your customers 

  • Prepare for unforeseen challenges 

  • And so much more 

Additionally, to ensure you’re as prepared as you can be to launch your start-up, you’ll learn reasons why not to start a business and ideas to spark your entrepreneurial spirit. With help on how to analyze your competitors and tips for using the internet to grow your business, Entrepreneurship For Dummies is sure to help you chase your dreams. Get your own copy today and make those dreams a reality. 

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