Start Your Own Fashion Accessories Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press,Eileen Figure Sandlin

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082355

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 505

Basic updating of resources and interviews with successful owners in the fashion accessories business. Trendy entrepreneurs learn how to create and sell their own accessories, buy wholesale accessories for resale or establish their own online or traditional store. Our experts take them step by step from creating a business plan, to setting up a home workshop and office, exploring the market, managing finances, publicizing and advertising the business and much more. Industry professionals and practicing home-based business owners provide unique insights, tips and tricks to ensure success. This step-by-step guide gives aspiring entrepreneurs everything they need to know to turn their passion for fashion into a successful business.

Start Your Own Business on eBay

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613080557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 194

View: 2710

eBay has changed the way the world shops. Here’s your chance to get in on this retail phenomenon—it’s simple and inexpensive to get started. All you need is a computer and a product (or service) people want, and you’re well on your way to reaching eBay’s hundreds of millions of customers. You can sell almost anything on eBay, from the familiar to the exotic. And you can do it any time of the day or night, making this a great business to start part time. Newly revised and updated with the latest eBay tools and features, this book puts you on the fast track to your own eBay business. You’ll learn: • Hot tips for attracting interested customers and high bids • The latest online marketing strategies • The most profitable items to sell online • How to spot trends and discover the next hot items • Insider secrets from successful eBay entrepreneurs • The vital keys to eBay success • How to use eBay’s ProStores, Trading Assistants, Trading Posts and more to put you a step ahead of your competition More than 750,000 people make a living on eBay. Use this step-by-step guide, and you could become the next eBay PowerSeller!

Start Your Own Green Business

Author: Rich Mintzer,Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1599183390

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 194

View: 2194

"The experts at Entrepreneur help you identify your business goals and discover a "greener" path when it comes to building, launching and running your new business. Our experts take you step by step, from turning your business idea green to developing earth-friendly business and long-term, sustainability plans. Learn the ins and outs of incorporating green policies, products and guidelines and developing environmentally-beneficial relationships no matter what industry you enter."--Publisher description.

Start Your Own Consulting Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur magazine,Eileen Figure Sandlin

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082673

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 142

View: 5047

Leading entrepreneurs into the multi-billion dollar consulting industry, the experts at Entrepreneur show you how to capitalize on your talents to help others achieve their business goals. Coached by experts, learn to define your market, find and keep clients, obtain licenses, set rates, monitor cash flow, hire staff, prepare contracts, agreements, and reports, and more. Includes new interviews with successful consultants, updated answers to frequently asked questions, and a completely refreshed list of the top 20 consulting businesses.

Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Rich Mintzer

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1599185911

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

View: 5532

Revised edition of Start your own construction and contracting business, 2013.

Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business

Your Step-by-step Guide to Success

Author: Jacquelyn Lynn

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 159918544X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 7079

Looking to start a business and turn a profit in a very short time? Then becoming a freight broker is likely for you! The experts atEntrepreneur lay out a step-by-step approach to starting a freight brokerage business, showing aspiring entrepreneurs how to establish a business, define services, find reliable carriers, set rates, and more. Requiring no special training or knowledge of the shipping industry, this guide provides real life examples, sound business advice, and priceless tips on creating a successful company in this billion-dollar industry.

Start Your Own Wholesale Distribution Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Bridget McCrea,Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082835

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 101

View: 396

Like making deals and money but don’t care for the daily grind? Then consider becoming a middleman—the wholesaler—who buys goods from the manufacturer and sells them to retailers for a profit. With millions of products on the market already and new ones coming every day, the wholesale economy has plenty of room for growth. This easy-to-read guide covers locating manufacturers and retailers, securing product exclusives, and identifying prime locations for wholesale distributorship. With insider secrets for beating the competition and step-by-step instruction on how to start making money today, this fully revised third edition also covers he Internet’s growing role in distribution, effective strategies for dealing with shrinking profit margins, and specific product lines to focus on for maximum success.

Start Your Own eLearning or Training Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Ciree Linsenmann

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083181

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 6218

Possibly credited to advancements in technology or learning behaviors, or a rise in focus on personal development, the education and training industry is steadily growing, creating a demand for eager entrepreneurs. Exploring varied opportunities aspiring business owners will be given business ideas, teaching and training methods, and an overview of essential tools. A range of industry examples will be given for: •Accreditation, certifications, and credit •Adding training onto an existing business as side income •How to sell media/training tools •How much to charge clients •Start up costs •Software types used •The legal obligations around taxes, business registration, working from home, and content confidentiality •Growth planning and writing a business plan Relevant and fun call-outs, tip boxes, industry stats, an index, and a rich appendix and glossary will be provided. Appendix will offer resources in: •Continued learning and rounded training for trainers •Industry organizations and trade groups •Books and eBooks •Videos •Software •Websites •Successful online trainers and online education institutions •Consultants •Certification organizations Teaching methods and tools will cover: •Videos •eBooks •Interactive software types •College sponsored staff training for college instructors •Hardware, camera, video, sound equipment •Online group forums •Online events •Choosing the right presentation style and linking to appropriate social media sites •Networking presentations

Start Your Own Event Planning Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Cheryl Kimball

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083068

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

View: 4679

START YOUR OWN EVENT PLANNING BUSINESS AND CELEBRATE ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK! Weddings, graduations, birthday parties, anniversaries, and conferences—what do these all have in common? Everyone would rather hire someone else to plan and run them! That someone can be you. Take your passion for event planning to the next level with in-the-trenches advice and tools you need to start, run, and grow a successful business. From writing a solid contract to finding reliable vendors, our experts help you identify your niche, teach you how to scout potential clients, evaluate the competition, market your business, and more. Discover how to: Identify a niche and establish yourself within the industry Build a loyal customer base for large and small events Implement targeted strategies for planning commercial, political, civic, social events, and more Promote your business, events, and yourself with Pinterest, Instagram, and other social and online marketing tools Develop proposals, vendor agreements, contracts, and manage day-to-day operations and costs Keep within budget using money-saving tips and industry-tested ideas Plus, gain valuable insights from interviews with practicing event planners, and stay on track with checklists, worksheets, and other resources. Everything you need to make your event planning business a successful reality is right here—get the party started today!

Start Your Own Specialty Food Business

Your Step-By-Step Startup Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Cheryl Kimball

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083335

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 9678

Bring Your Fresh Ideas to Market and Profit Fueled by growing consumer demand for new tastes, cleaner ingredients, health benefits, and more convenient ways to shop and eat, the business of specialty food is taking off at full speed. This step-by-step guide arms entrepreneurial foodies like yourself with an industry overview, the hottest trends, important research and statistics, and insight from practicing specialty food business owners on key growth drivers, opportunities, and how you can differentiate from other food businesses. Discover how to: Find the right avenue for your specialty food business: home-based, retail shop, production, wholesale, or distribution Create a solid business plan, get funded, and get the essential equipment Get the right licenses, codes, permits, insurance for your operations Gain a competitive edge using market and product research Find a profitable location, partnerships, and in-store shelf space Promote your business, products, and services online and offline Attract new and loyal customers using social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest Manage daily operations, costs, and employees Plus, get valuable resource lists, sample business plans, checklists, and worksheets

Start Your Own Grant Writing Business 2/E

Author: Entrepreneur Press,Rich Mintzer

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 159918446X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 8815

Describes the fundamentals of writing effective proposals for grants and developing a successful business plan, and includes tips on researching, home-office guidance, and business marketing.

Start Your Own Information Marketing Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Robert Skrob,Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082304

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 9562

Breaking down the information marketing world from A to Z, the undisputed info marketing expert offers professional strategies to set up a successful information marketing business. These businesses are easy to start, can be run from home, don’t require any employees, need little cash outlay, can be run part-time, and can produce millions of dollars a year. Readers learn everything they need to jump into this lucrative field, creating an entirely new business that gives them added income or replaces their current salary entirely.

Start Your Own Coaching Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613081847

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 2939

The $100 billion coaching industry has exploded since the 1990s, as harried businesspeople turn to experts to help them make the right decisions and get motivated. And while there are many books on the market teaching the basics of starting a coaching business, this book covers three unique coaching arenas—motivation, life and business. Readers will learn how to master the two separate disciplines of a successful coaching business: the art of motivating clients and the science of running a successful business. They’ll discover how to establish their expertise to find new clients—and how to retain those clients. Smart pricing strategies and creative coaching package ideas will increase entrepreneurs’ revenue potential. Sales and publicity tips will further help entrepreneurs build their business as a motivational, life or business coach, and in-depth explanations of expansion ideas are included to allow readers to go as far as their dreams will take them.

Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.,Corbin Collins

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 2071

FOLLOW YOUR PASSION Serving missions rather than profits, the nonprofit sector employs 11 million people, making it the third largest industry in the United States, and often provides our communities’ most fundamental services. Whether your mission is to save puppies, feed children, or preserve history, Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization equips you with the tools you need to start, run and grow your organization. This guide provides mission-driven entrepreneurs like you with the latest industry research and pairs it with advice from real-world nonprofit leaders to teach you how to: Determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit Manage the day-to-day operations and onboard key staff and volunteers that help you achieve goals Write a business plan, mission statement, and grant proposals that gain funding and help grow the organization Manage your finances to the satisfaction of the IRS Integrate the latest technology, apps, and social media strategy to aid in volunteer tracking, donation facilitation, and audience outreach Plus, gain insight and hard-won lessons from nonprofits like the Susan B. Komen Foundation, Prosperity Indiana, the Melanoma International Foundation, and the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits No matter what kind of nonprofit you want to start, this guide will turn your hope for change into help for a deserving community—starting now!

Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Cheryl Kimball,Entrepreneur magazine

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

View: 7484

Whether you want to serve a community need, assist citizens, or advocate for animals—your aspiration is a noble one and likely an ideal mission for a nonprofit organization. The experts at Entrepreneur show you how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—business. This indispensable guide helps you determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit, understand and identify their business mission and vision, staff and run a lean operation, select and manage a board of directors, manage finances to the satisfaction of the IRS, find a location and set up shop, master fundraising, use social media and other cost-effective outreach, and manage sustainability and growth. All startup steps are supported by insider knowledge from successful entrepreneurs, dollar-stretching tips, missteps to avoid, resources, and more.

Start Your Own Personal Training Business

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Cheryl Kimball

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083459

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 7298

Personal training is an exciting industry to be in right now! Starting a personal training business can offer a satisfying combination of financial reward, a flexible schedule, and a career where you can make a profound difference in the lives of others. As skilled personal trainer, having good business knowledge and judgment can be the first step to earning a substantial income. In this revised guide, our experts teach you the nuts and bolts of starting a business, including everything from writing a business plan to finding a profitable niche. From boutique studios to partnerships with schools and private trainers, this book will help get you started on the right foot.

Start Your Own Wedding Consultant Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613081022

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 164

View: 8346

It’s the most important day in many couples’ lives, and everything needs to be perfect. With weddings becoming larger, costlier and more complex, more than two-thirds of engaged couples are turning to professional wedding consultants for help. Learn how to combine your creative vision with their individual preferences to create the wedding of their dreams. Discover the newest wedding trends, such as destination weddings, tapas-style catering, disposable video cameras, wedding logos and more—and find out how to be the first to adopt new trends. Plus, learn everything else you need to know to start and run a successful wedding consultant business, including: • How to market your services and find customers • Tips from the pros for handling the unexpected • What licenses and permits you need • How to avoid common mistakes • How to negotiate with vendors to get the best prices • The most important contacts to make • And more! You don’t need an office or a lot of startup money. With your creativity and the tips in this book, you’ll be well on your way to success!

Start Your Own Import/Export Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083629

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 7087

Importing and exporting are trillion-dollar industries — but that doesn’t mean they’re just for big business. In fact, small businesses make up about 96 percent of this field. Get your share of an ever-expanding economy with the essential advice in this top-selling guide. As a successful import/export agent, you can net a healthy six-figure income by matching buyers and sellers from around the globe, right from your own home. This book is loaded with valuable insights and practical advice for tapping into highly lucrative global markets. You’ll learn every aspect of the startup process, including: • Choosing the most profitable goods to buy and sell • Setting up and maintaining a trade route • Using the internet to simplify your transactions • How the government can help you find products and customers • Essential trade law information to keep your business in compliance • How to choose a customs broker • The latest government policies • Proven methods for finding contacts in the Unites States and abroad Tricks of the trade from successful importers/exporters and hundreds of valuable resources help you become a player in the lucrative world of international exchange.

Start Your Own Public Relations Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 161308093X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 178

View: 1538

The explosion of media opportunities and the rapidly changing communications landscape have served as key drivers for the public relations industry, creating huge opportunities for communications and PR specialists like you! Coaching you all the way, the experts at Entrepreneur show you how to parlay your PR experience into a successful new business. Our experts take you step by step from building the business foundation to managing day-to-day operations. Learn how to set up your firm, choose your market niche, prospect and sign clients, build media relationships, set fees, and more! Plus, gain priceless insight, tips, and techniques from practicing entrepreneurs and industry experts! Learn how to: • Set up your own PR firm • Choose your market niche • Win over, sign, and keep clients • Build strong, well-planned campaigns using the latest tools of the trade • Develop prosperous relationships and partnerships • Boost profits by expanding your business • And more Go from public relations pro to CEO! Start your own public relations firm today!

How to Build a Billion Dollar App

Discover the Secrets of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of Our Time

Author: George Berkowski

Publisher: Piatkus

ISBN: 0349401381

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 5509

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUILDING AN APP-BASED BUSINESS - NOW REVISED AND UPDATED FOR 2017 'A must read for anyone who wants to start a mobile app business' Riccardo Zacconi, founder and CEO King Digital (maker of Candy Crush Saga) 'A fascinating deep dive into the world of billion-dollar apps. Essential reading for anyone trying to build the next must-have app' Michael Acton Smith, Founder and CEO, Mind Candy Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history. In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success. Berkowski draws exclusively on the inside stories of the billion-dollar app club members, including Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Candy Crush and Uber to provide all the information you need to create your own spectacularly successful mobile business. He guides you through each step, from an idea scribbled on the back of an envelope, through to finding a cofounder, building a team, attracting (and keeping) millions of users, all the way through to juggling the pressures of being CEO of a billion-dollar company (and still staying ahead of the competition). If you've ever dreamed of quitting your nine to five job to launch your own company, you're a gifted developer, seasoned entrepreneur or just intrigued by mobile technology, How to Build a Billion Dollar App will show you what it really takes to create your own billion-dollar, mobile business.