Starting a Business For Dummies

By Colin Barrow

A best-selling advisor from British enterprise start-up professional Colin Barrow masking every thing budding marketers want to know to get their company up and operating.

Whether you're simply beginning out, making plans a brand new enterprise, constructing at domestic or extending a present enterprise on-line, this ebook is all you must succeed.

In addition to standard recommendation on all of the enterprise fundamentals, this new and stronger 3rd variation will comprise clean content material masking the elemental alterations within the united kingdom financial system, up-to-date tax and VAT recommendation, counsel on finance and investment within the new period of British banking and establishing on-line  to support readers make the stream from worker to winning entrepreneur.

Starting a enterprise For Dummies, 3rd Edition beneficial properties new and up to date content material on:

  • Finding investment and company aid in hard times
  • Trimming charges, expanding margins and budgeting for beginners
  • Setting-up a house established business
  • Starting-up on-line, or growing a web presence for an present business
  • Spotting monetary cycles and getting ready for monetary ups and downs
  • Using the newest know-how successfully and profitably
  • Entering new markets, discovering new items, diversification, forming partnerships and going global

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