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Small Business Kit For Dummies Paperback – Jul 7 1998

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (July 7 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764550934
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764550935
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.4 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 680 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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From the Back Cover

Get the legal tips and start-up savvy you need tomake your small business a success

Save time and money — over 250 key documents on CD-ROM!

Wall Street Journal business bestseller!

"A thorough and detailed help guide... Covers all of the major topics." Fort Worth Star-Telegram

You probably have a great idea for a business. But how do you get started — and deal with all the legal rigmarole? That's where this kit comes in. Richard D. Harroch walks you through the legal issues and paperwork you'll have to deal with — and even gives you the actual forms, agreements, and policies you'll need on the CD-ROM.

Discover how to:
Form corporations and partnerships
Fund your business with venture capital
Protect your ideas and inventions
Negotiate cost-effective leases
Expand your business on the web

All this on the CD-ROM
Over 250 ready-to-use Business documents, forms and agreements
Bonus chapters on real estate leases and business insurance plus Adobe Acrobat Reader
Trial version of QuickBooks, QuickBooks Pro, Turbo Tax for Business, ACT!, WinFax, and Norton Utilities
Demo version of ModelOffice

About the Author

Richard D. Harroch is a partner in a San Francisco law firm with extensive experience with emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Gadgester on Jan. 9 2000
Format: Paperback
Initially I was confused over how this book would be different from "Small Business for Dummies." Now I think I know. This book focuses on the everyday chores of starting, funding and running a small business, and gives you lots of legal forms which you can use in order to save money on attorney fees. I find the forms on the CD-ROM extremely useful and helpful.
The book does NOT talk about business ideas or marketing. It approaches the small business from a legal standpoint. For example, how do you talk to venture capitalists? How do you give employees stock options (incredible info in the book!)? How do you deal with employee discontent? How to protect your business legally? How to write a contract? And so on.
If you need to know how to get a small biz idea or how to sell your products/services, this book is not for you. But, once you get your idea off the ground, you ABSOLUTELY NEED this book to survive -- unless you've got lots of cash to afford a good attorney. This book is no substtitute for a lawyer in many situations, but I have been able to use the forms in the book and on the accompanying CD-ROM to save my company thousands of dollars. I think this is a must-have reference for every small business owner.
I wish IDG would put out an updated edition soon.
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This a good book, don't get me wrong. However, having been edited back in 1998, and being -as it is- largely focused on the documents that you, as a Small Business Owner, are likely to be in need of, it now seems a bit outdated and old-fashioned when you compare if with the ease with which you can get (for free) similar formats (business plans, marketing plans, invoices, etc.) online (in > Templates, for instance). It is a good reference of what to look for, though, which is why I give it 4 stars.
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The forms and basics are essential for getting your small business off to the right start. But entrepreneurs must also be aware that even the best business plan will not be effective unless it also includes a carefully crafted marketing plan that includes publicity. There are wonderful, easy-to-do and inexpensive ways for small business owners to promote their services and to distinguish themselves from the competition. This book and a solid publicity plan are a great way to start !
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It's great to see a book written by an attorney who also understands business.
Too many other books out there are written by amateur business people who's real business is in promoting and selling lousy books.
The CD-Rom will save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars and time.
Also recommend "The Small Business Kit" and "How to Incorporate in any State" by J.W. Dicks, another attorney and businessman with real world knowledge.
Good luck with your business!
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