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Publisher Comments:

Starting a business is one of the most rewarding and satisfying career moves you could make, and its not as difficult as you might think - if you have the right advice.

 

There's so much to think about and do in order to turn your idea into reality - and with so much at stake it's important to get it right.

 

That's why Start Your Business Week by Week has the unique approach of breaking everything down into manageable steps. Each week, it explains what to consider and decide, and what action to take. 

 

In this book, Steve Parks distils a huge wealth experience, from his own business start ups and from interviews with dozens of leading entrepreneurs. The result is a structured and insightful book that guides you skilfully through one of the biggest adventures in your life.

 

Youll discover how to:

+ come up with a great business idea, or refine the one you have

+ get started as cheaply as possible to reduce your reliance on external finance
+ decide on suppliers and plan cash flow

+ find customers and make sure youre offering them what they really want

+ make the business admin as simple as possible

+ avoid the pitfalls most start ups make

+ grow your sales and make your business a success

 

New to this second edition:

+ How to run experiments to test and improve your business idea

+ Tips for great online services to help you start and run your business more cheaply and easily

 

 

Synopsis:

In 26 weekly steps, this unique and cleverly structured book will walk any budding entrepreneur through everything you need to know and do, in the exact order you need to do it, to get your new business up and running. Each step contains a to-do list, an explanation of what needs to be done, useful hints and shortcuts and the contact information you need.

 

Written by an experienced entrepreneur and updated for a new global economy, this book contains the most up to date, fresh thinking and ideas, so you can overcome the challenges of a new business start-up and turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality.

Synopsis:

So, you want to start your own business? Brilliant! Youre going to have the time of your life. By turns exciting, exhilarating and exhausting, starting a business is one of the most rewarding things youll ever do. And its not as difficult as you may think.

 

In this book, experienced entrepreneur Steve Parks takes you step by step through the first 26 weeks of your business. From the first daydream to seeing those sales come rolling in, it covers absolutely everything you need to know, do and think about.

 

It gives you fast access to all the resources and sources of information that can help you along the way, as well as invaluable hints, insights and shortcuts.  Youll also hear from other entrepreneurs who have been where you are today and now offer their pearls of wisdom to help you realise your dreams.

 

Everything in this book has been tried and tested so that you know you are doing the right things, in the right order and that youre on your way to creating a successful, growing business.

 

About the Author

Steve Parks began his career as a journalist and presenter for BBC Radio. His work has been broadcast on Radio 4, Radio 5-Live, Radio 1, Radio 2, BBC TV and the ‘Today’ programme. Steve has recently set up a new business, Code Enigma, building complex websites using the Drupal platform. Steve's is also the author of How to be an Entrepreneur, Small Business Handbook, and How to Fund Your Business.

Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Week 1:The Beginning

 

Week 2: The Future

 

Week 3: Where Are You Now?

 

Week 4: Start Learning

 

Week 5: The Founders

 

Week 6: The Idea

 

Week 7: Idea to Opportunity

 

Week 8: Testing and Refining the Opportunity

 

Week 9: Pitching your Opportunity

 

Week 10: Customers

 

Week 11: Competitors

 

Week 12: Branding

 

Week 13: Sales


Week 14: Premises and Equipment

 

Week 15: People and Technology

 

Week 16: Suppliers

 

Week 17: Planning for Problems

 

Week 18: Profit Forecast

 

Week 19: Cash Flow Forecast

 

Week 20: The Business Plan

 

Week 21: Banks and Advisers

 

Week 22: Start Selling

 

Week 23: Pitching for Funding

 

Week 24: The Big Leap

 

Week 25: Making it Official

 

Week 26: Launch!

 

Epilogue

 Acknowledgements

Product Details

ISBN:
9780273768661
Subtitle:
How to plan and launch your successful business - one step at a time
Author:
Parks, Steve
Publisher:
FT Press
Subject:
Business-Start Up Business
Subject:
Entrepreneurship
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120504
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.218 x 6.144 x 0.601 in 445 gr

Related Subjects

Business » Small Businesses » General
Business » Small Businesses » Operations
Business » Start Up Business

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Product details 240 pages FT Press - English 9780273768661 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In 26 weekly steps, this unique and cleverly structured book will walk any budding entrepreneur through everything you need to know and do, in the exact order you need to do it, to get your new business up and running. Each step contains a to-do list, an explanation of what needs to be done, useful hints and shortcuts and the contact information you need.

 

Written by an experienced entrepreneur and updated for a new global economy, this book contains the most up to date, fresh thinking and ideas, so you can overcome the challenges of a new business start-up and turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality.

"Synopsis" by , So, you want to start your own business? Brilliant! Youre going to have the time of your life. By turns exciting, exhilarating and exhausting, starting a business is one of the most rewarding things youll ever do. And its not as difficult as you may think.

 

In this book, experienced entrepreneur Steve Parks takes you step by step through the first 26 weeks of your business. From the first daydream to seeing those sales come rolling in, it covers absolutely everything you need to know, do and think about.

 

It gives you fast access to all the resources and sources of information that can help you along the way, as well as invaluable hints, insights and shortcuts.  Youll also hear from other entrepreneurs who have been where you are today and now offer their pearls of wisdom to help you realise your dreams.

 

Everything in this book has been tried and tested so that you know you are doing the right things, in the right order and that youre on your way to creating a successful, growing business.

 

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