Expert tips and advice on starting a home-based business
Starting your own home-based business is a great way to supplement your income in these tough economic times. With thirty percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you the most current and up-to-date information you need to navigate your way through the whole process.
You'll get trusted and creative advice on how to start being your own boss, bringing in a steady paycheck, and running a business you'll enjoy.
- Complete coverage of legal and financial aspects of a home-based business
- Effective advertising and promotional strategies that won't break the bank
- Tips and information you need to make your business profitable
- Advice on outfitting and running a home office
Whether you've been affected by downsizing in these uncertain times or are just looking to earn some extra cash, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to avoid scams and truly start working from home for profit.
Part I: Beginning at the Beginning.
Chapter 1: What You Need to Know about Home-Based Businesses.
Chapter 2: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What’s the Best Business of All?
Chapter 3: The ABCs of Starting Your Own Business.
Chapter 4: Marketing 101: Attracting Customers.
Chapter 5: Creating a Sustainable Income in Challenging Times.
Part II: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 6: Keeping Track of Your Money.
Chapter 7: The Price Is Right: Deciding How Much to Charge.
Chapter 8: Getting Health Insurance and Planning for Your Retirement.
Chapter 9: Getting a Grip on Taxes and Deductions.
Part III: Avoiding Problems.
Chapter 10: Knowing Your Legal Do’s and Don’ts.
Chapter 11: Using Outside Resources and Experts.
Chapter 12: Eluding Scams, Rip-Offs, and Other Headaches.
Part IV: Making It Work: Moving Ahead.
Chapter 13: Making the Web Work for You.
Chapter 14: Balancing Your Business and Your Life.
Chapter 15: Growing Your Business in Good Times and Bad.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Tips for How to Succeed in Your Home-Based Business.
Chapter 17: Ten Enduring Home Business Opportunities.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do When Times Are Tough.