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Canadian Small Business Kit For Dummies Paperback – Mar 15 2011

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  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 3 edition (March 15 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470936525
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470936528
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.8 x 23.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 726 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #5,590 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

Learn to:

  • Determine your start-up costs and get the capital you need
  • Market your business through traditional and social media
  • Handle contracts, payroll, and taxes

Simplify operations with the forms, contracts, and software included on CD-ROM

Your complete guide to small business success in Canada

If you have an idea for a small business and need some straightforward advice on how to turn your dream into reality, this friendly guide is for you. Expert authors Margaret Kerr and JoAnn Kurtz cover every aspect of starting, building, staffing, and running your own show, whether you're starting from the ground up or buying a franchise. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of a Canadian bestseller paves the way to small business success.

  • Get started — choose between a franchise or a new business, secure the legal rights to your ideas, and select the ownership structure that works for you
  • Figure out your finances — determine how much capital you require, find the financing you need, and tackle bookkeeping basics
  • Attract and retain customers — investigate your target market, discover proven ways to market your business, and ensure that you protect your customers' privacy
  • Manage risk — explore how you can minimize risk, choose the insurance policy that will protect you, and know how to handle closing your business
  • Expand your operation — find more business, hire and retain reliable employees, and manage a growing organization

Open the book and find:

  • Helpful Canadian resources
  • How to secure your intellectual property
  • If you should incorporate your business
  • Tips for writing a winning business plan
  • How to establish an online presence through your own Web site and via social media
  • Office gear you can't be without
  • How to find and choose suppliers
  • The scoop on staying in the taxman's good books

The value-packed CD includes:
Sample surveys, contracts, disclaimers, and other useful documents
Start-up expense, projected cash flow, and personal balance worksheets
Software to help you create documents, spreadsheets, PDFs, Web sites, e-mail distribution lists, and newsletters

About the Author

Margaret Kerr and JoAnn Kurtz are lawyers and entrepreneurs. They are also the authors of Wills & Estate Planning For Canadians For Dummies.

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