Do you have a great business idea but don t know where to start?
Do you want to take that step from employee to business owner?
Are you ready to gain skills and knowledge to turn your dream into a profitable reality?
Learn Small Business Start–Up in 7 Days is your step–by–step guide to taking the stress out of starting a new business.
This small business guide covers all the start–up essentials,from finances and marketing
through to cloud technology and legal matters, and all that s in between. In 7 quick and
easy steps, you ll be armed with all the knowledge you need to start your own business. By working through hands–on activities you ll develop your strategic vision and goals and prepare a comprehensive business plan.
Packed full of the best tips, tricks and tools, this is essential reading for anyone aspiring to start or buy a business.
About the author ix
Day 1: Are you ready to start a business? 1
Day 2: Establishing your business 29
Day 3: Getting professional advice 55
Day 4: Marketing 79
Day 5: Finances 105
Day 6: People power 133
Day 7: Launching your business 157
Appendix A: Business plan template 193
Appendix B: Business plan for Mulrenan Gardeners 207
Appendix C: Resources 227
Appendix D: Glossary 233