Sharpen your know-how with the top books for individuals thinking about starting a business or how to write a business plan. We’ve hand picked the top choices from Amazon.com and briefly profiled them below. For more information or to make a purchase, click on the picture or title of the book.
The One Page Business Plan is an easy-to-use process that helps you capture your vision and translate it into concrete results. Jim has truly streamlined a tiresome, complicated chore. With a return to simple values, simple truths, planning can be fun and creative. A little chicken soup for busy minds and tired souls
–Tim Clauss, Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work
The One Page Business Plan is an out and out winner. Period. It makes great sense to me as a so-called business thinker. But the acid test was applying it to a start-up I co-founded. We spent several days drafting our one pager — and have been editing it ever since. It is a powerful, living document, the very nature of which has led us to important new insights. One Page Business Plan = the proverbial better mousetrap!
–Tom Peters, Author, Thriving on Chaos and Co-Author of In Search of Excellence
|Business Plans Kit For Dummies|
When you’re establishing, expanding, or re-energizing a business, the best place to start is writing your business plan. Not only does writing out your idea force you to think more clearly about what you want to do, it will also give the people you work with a defined road map as well.
Business Plan Kit For Dummies, Second Edition is the perfect guide to lead you through the ins and outs of constructing a great business plan. This one-stop resource offers a painless, fun-and-easy way to create a winning plan that will help you lead your business to success.
|The Social Network Business Plan: 18 Strategies That Will Create Great Wealth|
Do you read the advertisements that appear on the social networking web sites you visit? Neither does anyone else! So, why do such hugely successful online communities as MySpace and Facebook rely solely on advertising to produce revenue and how long can they survive? Isn’t there any other way for online communities to make money? Actually, there are eighteen other ways!
In The Social Network Business Plan, venture capital guru and Smart Start-Ups author David Silver reveals eighteen cutting-edge methods for generating income from social networking web sites—none of which involve advertising, and all of which really work.
|The Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide|
User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence.
The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.
The 5th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest legal and tax changes. It includes a new chapter on e-business and expanded information on financing your business. It also features new business-planning spreadsheets on the CD-ROM.