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Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big (10th-Anniversary Edition)
It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a gre...
The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
Fully revised and expanded for the first time in a decade, this is Guy Kawasaki's classic, bestselling guide to launching and making your new product, service, or idea a success. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, small-business owner, intrapreneur, or not-for-profit leader, there's no sho...
The inspiring true story of Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran--and her best advice for anyone starting a business. After failing at twenty-two jobs, Barbara Corcoran borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and started a tiny real estate office in New York City. Using th...
The E-Myth Contractor: Why Most Contractors' Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Gerber, Michael E.
Gerber tackles common business assumptions, revealing a radical new mindset that will free contractors from their current unprofitable, unproductive routine. With tips on topics such as planning, money, personnel management, healthy consumer relations, and growth, the book leads readers to become...
Street Smarts: An All-Purpose Tool Kit for Entrepreneurs
People starting out in business tend to seek step-by-step formulas or rules, but in reality there are no magic bullets. Rather, says veteran company-builder Norm Brodsky, there's a mentality that helps street-smart entrepreneurs solve problems and pursue opportunities as they arise. Brodsky share...
Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World
Rand Fishkin, the founder and former CEO of Moz, reveals how traditional Silicon Valley "wisdom" leads far too many startups astray, with the transparency and humor that his hundreds of thousands of blog readers have come to love.Everyone knows how a startup story is supposed to go: A young, bril...
At Your Best as a Mason
At Your Best is the only step-by-step handbook to finding if a career in the trades is right for you, educating yourself and earning the proper certifications, establishing yourself as an excellent apprentice and journeyman in the industry, and moving on to start your own small business in the tr...
The SBA Loan Book: The Complete Guide to Getting Financial Help Through the Small Business Administration
Green, Charles H.
Today, more businesses than ever are seeking loans backed by the Small Business Association. But to receive an SBA-guaranteed loan, you'll have to successfully navigate a series of complex qualifications, documentation, and approvals.The newest edition of Charles Green's invaluable guide will hel...
The Infographic Guide for Entrepreneurs: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know
Everything you need to know about starting your own independent business - and earning big - through easy-to-understand infographics.Start your dream business, optimize your freelancing, and max out your earnings with this graphic guide to everything you need to know to work for yourself. The Inf...
Starting An Online Business (The Everything Guide to)
Create and run your own virtual business!Whether it is a full-time online consulting business or just selling your crafts on the side, starting an Internet enterprise is a very appealing prospect to a budding entrepreneur! The Everything Guide to Starting an Online Business is the perfect guide a...
The Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for generations, it was also the center of life in Bassett, Virginia. But beginning in the 1980s, the first waves of Asian competition hit, and ultimately Bassett was f...
Do Cool Sh*t
Is it possible to make a career out of something you love? Miki Agrawal, entrepreneur, angel investor, and cool-sh*t doer, has figured it out and now shows you how. In Do Cool Sh*t, she shares her adventures in entrepreneurship and life, from learning to step out of her comfort zone in a foreign ...
Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition
"Don't even think about trying to launch a startup without reading Guy Kawasaki's Reality Check." -BizEd For a quarter of a century, in his various guises as an entrepreneur, evangelist, venture capitalist, and guru, Guy Kawasaki has cast an irreverent eye on the dubious trends, sketchy theories...
Finance Your Business: Secure Funding to Start, Run, and Grow Your Business
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media
Every business needs money. Whether you’re just starting out or are ready to expand, hunting for cash isn’t easy and you’ll need a game plan to be successful. The experts of Entrepreneur can help improve your odds of success by exploring the available options to guiding you from small business lo...
The Creative Professional's Guide to Money teaches creatives everything they need to know about the financial side of running a creative business.Creatives - which include anyone promoting their own creative services (designers, copywriters, photographers, illustrators, interior designers, web de...
High Tech Start Up: The Complete Handbook for Creating Successful New High Tech Companies (Revised and Updated)
Nesheim, John L.
This revised and updated edition of the self-published, underground classic covers every aspect of planning a high tech venture. With more than twenty case studies, High Tech Start Up puts the wisdom of Silicon Valley's top players in your hands.
Minding the Store: A Big Story About a Small Business
Whether it’s a set of vintage plates from a 1920s steamship, a mug with a New Yorker cartoon on it, a tin of sprinkles designed by Amy Sedaris, or a juice glass from a Jazz Age hotel, Fishs Eddy products are distinctly recognizable. A New York institution, Fishs Eddy also remains a family busines...
Business for Punks: Break All the Rules--the BrewDog Way
Forget about building a business - businesses fail and fade into oblivion. Start a revolution instead. James Watt started a rebellion against tasteless mass market beers by founding BrewDog, now one of the world’s best-known and fastest growing craft breweries, famous for beers, bars, and crowdfu...
Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire
Let Inc. help launch your dreams. Makers, doers, and dreamers - for decades they have turned to Inc. for help in getting their businesses off the ground. The publication's keen advice clarifies the process, while startup stories fuel aspirations and spark action. Warby Parker shook up the eyewear...
Spark and Hustle: Launch and Grow Your Small Business Now
YOUR PASSION. YOUR PURPOSE. YOUR PROFIT. Some people are willing to spend their lives working for someone else. Not you. You’re ready to start your own business—or grow your existing business into something bigger. You’re ready to take control of your life, your...
Taxes (The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guides to)
When does nontaxable business income become taxable? How do you calculate the cost of goods sold? What can be deducted? What is a fixed asset? This no-nonsense guide answers these common questions and more, empowering small business owners to understand how and why they are taxed and maximize the...
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