The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business: Turn Your Ideas into Money!

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Crown, Apr 29, 2014 - Business & Economics - 496 pages
It doesn't matter how old you are or where you're from; you can start a profitable business. The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business will show you how.

Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful.
 

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Contents

Think Like an Entrepreneur to Change Your Life
19
CHAPIER3 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE ECONOMY
39
CHAPTER A CHOOSING THE RIGHT LEGAL STRUCTURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS
53
RAISING THE MONEY TO START IT UP
73
Financing Strategies That Workfor the Young Entrepreneur
95
connect WITH customers
97
Affordable Ways to Find Out Who Your Customers Are What They Want and How to Reach Them
110
DOINGGOOD IS GOOD BUSINESS
134
AClear Method for Keeping Good Records
265
PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS
268
How to Secure and Monetize Your Ideas and Creations
282
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
319
Staying Organized0m Track and Profitable
337
Recruit Great Employees Motivateſhem and Handle the Paperwork
362
HARWEST YOUR BUSINESS
380
INVEST NOW LOVEYOUR LIFELATER
396

Why Being S║cially Responsible Makes Your Business More Profitable
151
Learn to Sell and Youll Never Be Broke
168
Tactics and ſ║lsto Get What You Want
192
An Easy System for Tracking Costs and Profits
209
STEPBYSIEP BOOKKEEPING FORENTREPRENEURS
244
WRITE A WINNING BUSINESS PLAN
412
Math Cheat Sheet
431
Acknowledgments
462
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About the author (2014)

Steve Mariotti is the founder of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a non-profit organization that has taught over twenty-five thousand young people across the country how to start their own small businesses.

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