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Great book, with some useful info as well as encouragement
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Whether you have followed Chris Guillebeau's "Art of Nonconformity" blog or not (though I encourage you to do so), there is a huge amount of useful information and inspiration packed into this book and he generously adds more for free on his website for the book.

The great thing about "The $100 Startup" is the step-by-step approach designed to increase your comfort with starting a business and reduce your fears. By encouraging the reader to begin a low investment business around a personal knowledge base and fulfilling a customer's need (one for which you'll get paid, that is), the terror of risk is minimized.

Through numerous case studies and total transparency about finances and challenges, Chris illuminates the framework of modern cottage industries.

These are not get-rich-quick schemes and some people rake in more bucks than others, but Chris encourages everyone to know exactly what they really want and need from a business as well. Wouldn't it be great to be a millionaire? But can you get by without being one? Sure.

In all of his work, Chris espouses the philosophy of not "living on less" but "living more." And that, my friends, is the best way to create a new future.
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9780307951526
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Guillebeau, Chris
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Self-Help : General
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20120531
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"Review" by , "The $100 Startup is a twofer: It's a kick in the pants to get started on your dream and a road map for finding your way once you begin. If you're not ready to launch your own business after reading this book, you need to go back and read it again! "
"Review" by , "In this valuable guide Chris Guillebeau shows that transforming an idea into a successful business can be easier than you think....You are in charge of which ideas deserve your time, and this book can help you wake up every morning eager to progress to the next step."
"Review" by , "The money you have is enough. Chris makes it crystal clear: there are no excuses left. START. Start now, not later. Hurry."
"Review" by , "Everything Chris Guillebeau does is in earnest. The ideas inside this book will lead you to a better place."
"Review" by , "With traditional career doors slamming shut, it's easy to panic, but Chris Guillebeau sees opportunities everywhere. Making a career out of your passion sounds like a dream, but in this straight-forward, engaging book he shows you how to get it done, one simple step at a time."
"Review" by , "Delivers exactly what a new entrepreneur needs: road-tested, effective and exceptionally pragmatic advice for starting a new business on a shoestring."
"Review" by , "Guillebeau has been in the trenches for years, and in The $100 Startup he guides you step-by-step through how he and dozens of others have turned their passions into profits. It's essential reading for the solopreneur!"
"Review" by , "This book is more than a 'how to' guide, it's a 'how they did it' guide that should persuade anyone thinking about starting a business that they don't need a fortune to make one."
"Review" by , "Crammed with data, checklists, models, and concrete examples. Thoughtful, funny, and compulsively readable, this guide shows how ordinary people can build solid livings, with independence and purpose, on their own terms."
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