Home-Based Business for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0470538058

ISBN-13: 9780470538050

Edition: 3rd 2010

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With 30 percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3 rd Edition provides readers with the most current and up-to-date material to navigate the sometimes complicated and confusing process of setting up their own home business, as well as setting up their own legal accounting system and filing taxes. It includes new information on: Employment trends: The effect of downsizing in the corporate world and how it impacts the decision to start a home-based business Home-based business scams: What they are, how to avoid them, and what to do if caught in one Bartering: This concept is becoming increasingly important for small and home-based businesses Insurance: There are a number of new and innovative benefits programs now available to home-based business owners Cutting costs and new technologyIt also includes updated and revised information on: What businesses are best conducted from home and picking the right one How to research potential markets, analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the competition, and set prices accordingly How to organize finances correctly right from the start and avoid disaster later How to establish effective advertising and promotional strategies without spending a lot of money How to handle the legal aspects of a home-based business--forms of operation, licenses, zoning ordinances and restrictions, and taxes How to control crucial, but often overlooked, issues like time management, business image, and working in isolation How to turn a room into an office and buy equipment, supplies, and fixtures to create an efficient, comfortable work environmentHome-Based Business For Dummies, 3 rd Edition provides readers with the critical information they need to start their own home-based business to supplement their income and help them weather tough economic times.
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List price: $28.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Paul Edwards has coauthored eight books with his wife, including the bestselling Working From Home. He also write a syndicated newspaper column, "Your Home Office," and host a popular cable TV show, "Working From Home with Paul and Sarah Edwards".

Sarah Edwards (Santa Monica, CA) has coauthored eight books with her husband, including the bestselling Working From Home. She also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "Your Home Office," and host a popular cable TV show, "Working From Home with Paul and Sarah Edwards,"

Peter Economy is co-author of "At the Helm: Business Lessons for Navigating Rough Waters" & the best-selling book "Managing for Dummies".

Beginning at the Beginning
What You Need to Know about Home-Based Businesses
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What's the Best Business of All?
The ABCs of Starting Your Own Business
Marketing 101: Attracting Customers
Creating a Sustainable Income in Challenging Times
Managing Your Money
Keeping Track of Your Money
The Price Is Right: Deciding How Much to Charge
Getting Health Insurance and Planning for Your Retirement
Getting a Grip on Taxes and Deductions
Avoiding Problems
Knowing Your Legal Do's and Don'ts
Using Outside Resources and Experts
Eluding Scams, Rip-Offs, and Other Headaches
Making It Work: Moving Ahead
Making the Web Work for You
Balancing Your Business and Your Life
Growing Your Business in Good Times and Bad
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for How to Succeed in Your Home-Based Business
Ten Enduring Home Business Opportunities
Ten Things to Do When Times Are Tough
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