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Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Paul Edwards, Sarah Edwards, Peter Economy

ISBN: 978-0-470-53805-0

Jan 2010

384 pages

In Stock

$19.99

Description

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.

Introduction.

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.

Index.