How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Bookkeeping Business

Author: Lydia E. Clark
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601382774
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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Whether you will be operating out of your home or you are looking to buy or rent office space, this book can help you with a wealth of startup information, from how to form and name your business to deciding if this will be a joint venture or if you would rather work solo. Valuable information on forming a Partnership, LLC, Corporation, or becoming a Sole Proprietor, the four types of business formations, is included, as well as the legal implications of each. Learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, meet IRS requirements, manage and train employees, generate high profile public relations and publicity, and implement low-cost internal marketing ideas. You will learn how to build your business by using low and no cost ways to satisfy customers and also ways to increase sales, have customers refer others to you, and thousands of excellent tips and useful guidelines. This complete manual will arm you with everything you need, including sample business forms; contracts; worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations; lists; plans and layouts; and dozens of other valuable, timesaving tools of the trade no business owner should be without.

The Enrolled Agent Tax Consulting Practice Guide

Learn How to Develop, Market, and Operate a Profitable Tax and IRS Representation Practice
Author: Christy Pinheiro, EA ABA
Publisher: PassKey Publications
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 275
View: 9041

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The main issue that tax practitioners face is how to grow and promote their practices. In talking with tax professionals, their questions are always the same: "How do I build up my client base?" "Are engagement letters really necessary?" "How do I encourage more client referrals?" "How much should I charge for services?" "How do I fire a bad client?" This book offers real answers to all of these burning questions. You will read multiple interviews with established, highly profitable EAs. You will hear how other EAs keep their practices profitable and keep clients (and money) rolling in. This book covers: 1. Marketing techniques for enrolled agents, 2. How to use the internet and social networking to boost your community profile, 3. How to find profitable IRS representation cases, 4. How to avoid deadbeat clients, 5. How to get lucrative referrals from other professionals, And much more! If you have the tax knowledge and a desire to succeed in this business, this book will help you realize your own success.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Publishing for Profit! Start Your Own Home-Based Publishing Company and Publish Your Non-Fiction Book with CreateSpace and Amazon

Author: Nick Russell,Christy Pinheiro
Publisher: Defiant Press
Page: N.A
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This book cuts through all the hype that surrounds the publishing industry. Learn how to register your own publishing imprint and reap the benefits of passive income that successful writing provides. This book shows you, step-by-step, how to set up your own publishing company and self-publish your own nonfiction book WITHOUT the expense of inventory or pricey "writing services" that bogus vanity publishers sell to authors. Using CreateSpace, an Amazon affiliate company, you can self-publish with very few costs up front. Stop dreaming and start living; get your book published and distributed the easy way, and keep ALL the profits for yourself!

How to Start a Home-based Bookkeeping Business

Author: Michelle Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762769114
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 208
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In tough economic times and with rising unemployment, people are looking to take the bull by the horns and start their own home-based businesses.... From GPP's enormously successful How to Start a Home-Based Business series (more than half a million copies sold!), comes the essential guide to starting up a home-based Bookkeeping business.

How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business

Author: Owen E. Dell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1630760978
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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Have you ever dreamed of starting your own landscaping business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your business. Using a friendly, entertaining approach, Owen E. Dell shares his experiences and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based landscaping business. He shows you how to purchase the right tools, estimate start-up costs, price services, and stay profitable once in business. From painless recordkeeping to cost-efficient management techniques, Dell’s step-by-step methods are practical, innovative, and easy to understand. Special features and workbook pages include: - Business Plan Worksheet - Material and Labor Records - Cost Worksheets - Tips on social media, SEO, and making the Internet work for you - Profit-and-Loss Worksheet

Die Psychologie des Überzeugens

ein Lehrbuch für alle, die ihren Mitmenschen und sich selbst auf die Schliche kommen wollen
Author: Robert B. Cialdini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783456848341
Page: 371
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Welche Faktoren bringen uns dazu, das zu tun, was andere von uns wollen? Und welche Techniken machen von diesen Faktoren am wirksamsten Gebrauch? In seinem Bestseller “Die Psychologie des Überzeugens” beschäftigt sich Robert B. Cialdini - der zunächst in den Bereichen Verkauf, Fundraising und Werbung praktische Erfahrungen sammelte und heute Professor für Sozialpsychologie ist - mit Theorie und Praxis des Überzeugens. Frühere Ausgaben des Buches wurden für ihre gute Lesbarkeit, ihre praktischen Anregungen sowie ihre wissenschaftliche Genauigkeit hoch gelobt und haben eine große Leserschaft unter Wirtschaftsfachleuten, Fundraising-Spezialisten und Menschen mit Interesse an Psychologie gefunden. Die vorliegende Neuausgabe enthält: - doppelt so viele Berichte von Leserinnen und Lesern über deren persönliche Erfahrungen mit den im Buch beschriebenen Prinzipien - neue Beispiele aus den Bereichen Populärkultur und neue Technologien sowie - mehr darüber, wie Gesetzmäßigkeiten der Beeinflussung in unterschiedlichen Kulturen zum Ausdruck kommen.

The Crafts Business Answer Book

Starting, Managing, and Marketing a Homebased Arts, Crafts, Or Design Business
Author: Barbara Brabec
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1590771087
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 9783

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A new edition of a professional resource for owners or prospective owners of a home-based arts and crafts business covers nearly three hundred topics, from pricing and advertising to understanding tax and labor laws, in a guide that is alphabetically organized for easy reference. Original.

55 Surefire Homebased Businesses You Can Start for Under $5000

Author: Entrepreneur Press
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613081049
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 246
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Coaching you all the way, the experts at Entrepreneur guide you into the thriving homebased industry, revealing unique, slam-dunk opportunities, outlining vital business basics, sharing priceless industry need-to-knows, and so much more! If you can bankroll $5,000 (some even less!), you can boldly choose your next big business move, decide to be your own boss, and start making profits! • Choose from a diverse list of 55 surefire homebased businesses • Spend less than $5,000 on startup • Quickly and legitimately setup your home office • Master industry language and fundamentals • Use business-specific marketing techniques to secure success • Create repeat business with engaging customer service practices • Plan for expansion • And more You’re on target for success—let us help you hit the bullseye! (maybe use the target image from the logo in the background)

Entrepreneur Magazine Starting a Home-Based Business

Author: Entrepreneur Magazine
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471332213
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 289
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From the experts at Entrepreneur Magazine—Everything you need to know to start and grow a successful home-based business. Extra money, a better lifestyle, the satisfaction of building a business you believe will really take off—whatever your motive, the success of your home-based business depends on making the right decisions from the very start. And this comprehensive guide will help you do just that. It's packed with expert advice from some of the most experienced and knowledgeable people around—the staff of business consultants at Entrepreneur Magazine. You'll learn: What businesses are best conducted from home. How to research your potential markets, analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your competition, and set your prices accordingly. How to organize your finances correctly right from the start—and avoid disaster later. How to establish effective advertising and promotional strategies without spending a lot of money. How to handle the legal aspects of a home-based business—forms of operation, licenses, zoning ordinances and restrictions, and taxes. How to control crucial, but often overlooked, issues like time management, business image, and working in isolation. How to turn a room into an office and buy equipment, supplies, and fixtures to create an efficient, comfortable working environment. Also available from the Entrepreneur Magazine library: The Entrepreneur Magazine Small Business Advisor, Second Edition, Starting an Import/Export Business, Small Business Legal Guide.

Working from Home

Everything You Need to Know about Living and Working Under the Same Roof
Author: Paul Edwards,Sarah A. Edwards
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: 9780874779769
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 664
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A guide to starting a home-based business discusses technology, office design, equipment, marketing, legal issues, zoning, financing, and taxes

Bookkeeping on your home-based PC

Author: Linda Stern
Publisher: Windcrest
ISBN: 9780830643059
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 239
View: 3757

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Tells how to start a home-based bookkeeping business, find clients, set fees, create an efficient office, select a computer and accounting software, qualify for office deductions, and maintain client satisfaction

Encyclopedia of Small Business: A-I

Author: Kevin Hillstrom,Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787649074
Page: 1212
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Contains over six hundred alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on various aspects of small business, covering human resources, production and productivity, financial activities, marketing, legal issues, and many other topics.

QuickBooks 2014 on Demand

Author: Gail Perry CPA,Michelle Long
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 013355323X
Category: Computers
Page: 480
View: 9838

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Need answers quickly? QuickBooks 2014 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Inside the Book Learn everything you need to know to quickly start using your QuickBooks financial software Produce and customize reports that show exactly how your company is doing Schedule transactions so you’ll never forget a due date again Bill time and expenses directly to customers Use the new QuickBooks features for 2014, including Income Tracker, Bank Feeds, and Rules Create and use a budget Reconcile your bank account to the penny without waiting for the bank statement to come in the mail Keep detailed records of fixed asset acquisitions Send customized mailings to your customers and vendors Learn tips and shortcuts to help make your QuickBooks experience more efficient and to customize your program to fit your style Process transactions the right way by following the accounting rules interspersed throughout the book Includes Hundreds of the Most Essential QuickBooks 2014 Tasks Workshops Easy Setup Procedures Reporting Techniques Visit the authors’ websites: Bonus Online Content Register your book at to gain access to online files such as a video on “Using the Sample Data File.”

Home Business Big Business: The Definitive Guide to Starting and Operating On-Line and Traditional Home-Based Ventures

Author: Mel Cook
Publisher: Wiley
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
View: 1658

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Every year the trend toward working at home continues to grow, fueled by downsizing and ever-more-affordable office equipment. Author Mel Cook explains how to get started making your self-employment dreams come true, even on a shoestring budget, and provides dozens of examples of real-life success stories about men and women who took their chances and are now making millions. From choosing your business to financing, day-to-day operations, marketing, and publicity, Home Business • Big Business is the only reference guide you'll need to become a successful home entrepreneur. This revised and expanded edition features a new section on Web-based companies and the cybermarketing opportunities that can be run from your home computer. Even novice entrepreneurs will be able to establish a global presence on the Internet—and at no cost. Plus, you'll find highlights such as: Profiles of entrepreneurs who began in spare rooms and basement apartments and became wealthy, featuring inside information on how they went from their kitchen table to their own executive suite. Descriptions of 120 home business opportunities with proven track records. Advice on how to select a product or service that gives you a competitive edge and quick profits. Tips on how to market a product with little capital—using low-cost promotional techniques, free advertising, and national distribution through mail-order catalog houses. Listing of: Firms that sell products and services through home-based entrepreneurs 28 franchise and nonfranchise business opportunities that can be run from the home 29 types of companies that regularly use homeworkers 13 popular freelance occupations for work-at-home professionals. A highly readable, entertaining, and informative guide, this book should be in the hands of anyone who has entertained the idea of working from home. Visit us online at