The Women's Small Business Start-up Kit
A Step-by-step Legal GuideBook - 2010
Women own 51% or more of U.S. businesses, according to a Center for Women's Business research report released this year. By the same study, if women-owned businesses were their own country they would have the 5th largest GDP in the world.The Women's Small Business Start Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start Up Kit, offers the same practical and concrete information relating to business start-up and management of the parent book while giving attention to the issues and concerns commonly reported by women entrepreneurs of every stripefrom independent consultants to artists to Fortune 500 seekers. It covers:choosing and developing the right business;drafting an effective business plan; government programs that give contract and loan-preferences to women-owned businesses; understanding and choosing a legal structure;clearing the bureaucratic start-up hurdles; taking the business online and developing E-business; tax basics of small business; balancing work and family / personal relationships; hiring and managing employees. The Women's Small Business Start Up Kit retains its focus on women's specific business-related issues without stereotyping them and never loses sight of the legal rules and fundamentals of starting and running a business. The book closes with a chapter on how and when to get help from lawyers, accountants and other financial professionals. The CD includes essential business forms and agreements.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 658.11 P
Characteristics: 520 p. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)