How to Start a Business & Grow a Business

So many business owners look back and say "If I Had Only Known". Don't let that be you. Learn first to avoid those many little mistakes that can make your business fail. This simple step-by-step business start up book makes sure your business is on the right track.

Learn How to Best Start and Grow a Successful Business.

    Starting or buying a business? Then this book is a must read:

  • Why so many businesses fail. Traits of those that succeed.
  • Your skills/experience. Your niche. Business plan outline.
  • How to buy a business or franchise. Target your market.
  • Protecting ideas. Business entity types. Know regulations.
  • Tax information. Business insurance. Employer guidelines.
  • Finding capital. Writing a loan proposal. SBA programs.
  • Government contract assistance. Surety bond guarantees.
  • Marketing basics. Marketing research. Advertising and PR.
  • Your office, lease or not? How to find employees.

What you will learn in this book:

The Entrepreneur's Test, do you have what it takes to succeed?

Why Small Businesses Fail, things to avoid that can cause business failure.

The Similarities of Success, what successful businesses have in common.

Accessing Your Skills, knowing your strengths and weaknesses is vital.

Finding The Right Niche, is key to your long term success or failure.

Buying a Business, a step-by-step process to determine to buy or not buy.

Business Plan Outline, the plan that lenders and investors want to see.

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"Thank you for the excellent advice -- I thought I knew what I was doing, but you helped plug some very important holes that would have got me declined"  C. Thompson

"I went online to begin my hunt for startup monies for a business my daughter is establishing. Without your information I would have gone off in totally the wrong direction. Thank you."  M. Lawrence

"You provide a deep mine of knowledge on business finance. I am really very grateful for that today. Your consulting was once again the very best."  H. Singh

"The information and directions you provided helped me very much in business planning and getting started the right way. Big thanks on your help and information!"  S. Shiskin

"Thank you for compiling and presenting the comprehensive business funding information. I found your insights to be very useful and straight-forward from a been-there-done-that perspective. It sure worked for me."  N. Queenan

"Some of this information I already knew from college and other sources, but most of it was invaluable new information for my business. Great service."  J. Reynolds

"I had a prior business and this was like dejavu. So much of what you say is in line with the way I ran my bizz, but then I was shocked at how many things I did wrong last time,"  R. Tochi

"Thank you so much for your good information. This is one of the best things I have acquired for my business."  Y. Noh

"You took what I thought was a complicated and possibly even an undoable task and your information made it easy. Thank you so much"  C. Kirby


       Here is the Complete Business Finance Success Series:
Book 1 - How to Prepare & Present a Successful Business Funding Request
This book I wrote to guide you through the getting ready and being prepared to go seek funding. It is written in a workbook style to allow you to fill in the critical blanks about your business, your industry, your margins, your revenue projections, etc. It is designed to give you insights into what lenders want and require to approve your business funding request. It is an easy read, step-by-step, and vital if you are serious about getting funded.
Book 2 - How to Build Your Business Credit Scores ... Fast
There are so many misconceptions out there about business credit, such as; "How many business credit reporting agencies are there?" Many people say "one", many other will say "five", when in reality there are three. What are the very different roles of the three agencies? What is a bank rating and why is it important? Lenders have a 20 item approval checklist, what is on it? What is vendor credit, why is it vital, and how do I get approved for it? Are there business credit cards available that won't show up on my personal credit? How long does it take to build business credit? Those are just some of the questions that are answered in this book. Ready?
Book 3 - The Art and Science of Obtaining Venture or Angel Investor Capital
In my 30 years in business finance I have seen tens of thousands of business owners waste their time looking for Angel Investors or Venture Capital when they had no clue if they qualified or even where to start. The book takes out all the guess work. You will be able to see quickly and easily if your business or idea has investment merit. You will clear and concise directions on what to do to best position your company to make it attractive for investment capital. If you are considering seeking investment capital, then this is the place to start.
Book 4 - Start A Business - Where To Begin and How To Grow
Talk to almost any successful business owner and they will tell you "I learned so much by making mistakes, if only I had known". This book is "Start a Business 101" or "What They Don't Teach in Business School". It covers those little things that you will wish you had known down the road. It will help keep you from making mistakes that you later had to learn from and many of those mistakes cost a lot of money! Make sure your business gets started right and doesn't have to go back and correct all those mistakes later. Save time and money now.

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