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Be Your Own Boss: Start a Business!

How to Hit the Ground Running

By: Incorporated

Where to get an idea for starting a business and find out if it can make money. Learn about the legal forms of business; how to set objectives and begin operations. Computer hardware and software that can help you get off to a flying start. The basics of advertising; both offline and online. Inexpensive and easy ways to create a Web site and sell products or services over the Internet. How write a business plan. Softcover; 156 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55270-708-8 $24.95 MORE INFO



Business Start-up in the Digital Age

Smart Ways to a Successful Launch

By: Incorporated

Helps inventors as well as those who want to sell an existing product or find something appropriate. Start a service business. Selecting a name and legal structure. Home-based business versus commercial and retail leases. Calculate human resource requirements. Online and offline advertising. Set up a Web site to sell online. Calculate the money needed to start. Software for creating a business plan. Softcover; 164 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55270-522-3  $24.95  MORE INFO 


Business Start-Up for Beginners

How to Become Your Own Boss


By: Incorporated

This book shows you what it takes to become an entrepreneur and how to find ideas to start your business. You have to acquire a lot of skills very quickly and this book will alert you to some of the things you will need to know. It provides you with  insight, based on first- hand experienc. It provides you with  insight, based on first- hand experience. Softcover, 116 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-444-8; $19.99  MORE INFO




Steps to Starting a Recession-Proof Business


Where to Find Ideas and How to Start 


By: Incorporated




Recessions are tough times to start a business and it is imperative to choose one that will survive. This book provides a lot of tips on finding areas which will survive and prosper during a severe economic downturn. It also shows readers how to advertise; set up their business and select the right computer hardware and software. Softcover, 145 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-381-6;  $24.95  MORE INFO








Home-Based Business for Beginners


How to Start a Business on a Shoestring 

from Your Own Home 


By: Incorporated




Learn how to reduce your business start-up costs and your taxes by operating out of your home. Everything you need to know to get started. Softcover; 156 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-353-3;  $24.95









Part-Time Business for Beginners


Successful Ways to Augment Your Income While Working for Someone Else  


By: Incorporated




The smartest way to start a business while you work for someone else. Where to find ideas, start selling and how to maximize your profits. Softcover; 152 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-354-0;  $24.95   MORE INFO





Steps to Opening a Successful Web Store


The Basics of How to Set-Up Shop in Cyberspace 


By: Incorporated




How to find products to sell, research the market, open your own Web site and conduct e-commerce. Reviews different software packages to help you. Softcover; 154 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-357-1;  $24.95  MORE INFO





Steps to Starting a Successful                    Import Business


How to Find Products, Bring Them into the Country

and Make Money Selling Them  


By: Incorporated




Where to find products to import. How to research the market. Covers payment methods, freight alternatives, customs clearance, warehousing and different ways of marketing. Softcover; 148 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-358-8;  $24.95.   MORE INFO




Steps to Starting a Successful 

Retail Business


How to Find a Niche and Turn it into a Money Machine 


By: Incorporated




Where to find niche products to sell. How to research the market. Covers business set-up, location, fixturing, signage, advertising, staffing, ordering, plannogramming, shoplifting and security. Softcover; 144 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-359-5;  $24.95     MORE INFO






Business Planning for Beginners


Find Out How Much Money You Will Need

to Run Your Business  


By: Incorporated




Covers the complete planning process. How to determine how much money you need and how to use your plan to obtain financing. Softcover; 150 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-356-4;  $24.95   MORE INFO







Seven Basic Steps to Start-Up 

Business Success


Find a Need, Conduct Research, Prepare Your Plan, Locate Financing, Start Operations, Advertise and Monitor Your Progress  


By: Incorporated




Covers seven basic steps to start a business and make money. How to use computers, software and the Internet to help you succeed. Softcover; 158 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-360-1;  Canadian: $24.95    MORE INFO






eBay Your Own Home-based Business


Practical Steps to Achieve Financial Independence  


By: Incorporated



Written in non-technical language, this book will help you make effective use of eBay to run your own home-based business and make money. You can operate either part-time or full-time. It is written from a Canadian perspective and shows you how to get started with a very small investment. 182  pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-329-8 softcover, $24.95    MORE INFO









Start Your Own Successful Home-Based Business Using eBay™

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

By: Incorporated

How to start your own full-time or part-time home-based business using eBay. How to register your business, find products, conduct research, list your items for auctions, open an eBay Store and get paid. How to select the right computer hardware and software to help you. The importance of getting positive feedback. Softcover; 226 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55270-250-5  $29.95   MORE INFO







Steps to Starting a Successful Business in the Digital Age  How to Use the Latest Technology to Turn Your Ideas into Money


By: Incorporated


Help for everyone who wants to start a business in the digital age.  It outlines 10 basic steps for success. How to find ideas and conduct market research. Create your own Web site and select your e-commerce Software.  How to set up your business.  Softcover; 144 pages; ISBN: 978-1-55270-301-4 CIP  $24.95  MORE INFO





Inexpensive Ways to Start Your Own Successful Home-Based E-Commerce Business:

How to Set Up Your Business, Select Products & Start Selling Online for Well Under $2,000

By: Incorporated

If you ever dream about starting your own online business... this book will show you how. It covers all the basics. 328 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-203-1 Softcover: $39.95.  MORE INFO  



Over 100 Ways to Start Your Own Home-Based Business

By: Barbara J. Albrecht

Start your own home-based business. Earn extra money when your wages don’t stretch far enough. Money for vacations and education often fall through the cracks in your financial plans and you may find that you need a second income. Over 100 ideas to earn money; over 100 ways to "cash in" on some of your talents or hobbies; over 100 ways to make money at home.144 pages, ISBN 978-1-55270-145-4 softcover,  $24.95   MORE INFO


Entrepreneurship and Starting a Business 

Confederation College

Entrepreneurship Series

A comprehensive introduction to entrepreneurs and what they do, and is a must-read for anyone who has aspirations to start and run their own business. It examines entrepreneurs, their values and behaviour, and factors that contribute to their success and failure. It also takes an in-depth look at how they spot business opportunities or come up with business ideas.  110 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-090-7 Softcover $24.95 MORE INFO



The Entrepreneur and the Business Idea 

Confederation College

Entrepreneurship Series

What entrepreneurs are like; where they look for business ideas and opportunities, and what kinds of thinking and tools some of them use in their approach to a possible business start-up. This introductory book  includes both a self-assessment and a business opportunity assessment tool, and advocates a "damage control approach" to getting into business. 50 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-089-1 Softcover $14.95 MORE INFO





Youth Entrepreneurship 

Confederation College

Entrepreneurship Series

Some of North America’s most successful businesses have been started by people between the ages of 15 and 25. If you are a young person with a business idea or a desire to start your own business then this informative and practical book should be a must-read for you. Learn from the experiences of others.  108 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-094-5 Softcover, $24.95  MORE INFO







Start Your Own Business: Be Your Own Boss!


Your Road Map to Independence

By: Iain Williamson

Learn from someone who has done it! What it takes! Where to get ideas and how to check them out. How to research the market. Calculate how much money you will really need and where to get it. Growing pains and managing employees... plus lots more. Iain Williamson has run his own businesses for over 24 years and is a consultant.  208 pages; Softcover; ISBN 978-1-896210-96-4: $29.95   MORE INFO     




Becoming Successful!


Taking Your Home-Based Business to a New Level


By: Don Varner


Strategies for getting great results in your home-based business! How to turn any type of business into a SUCCESSFUL business! Self-Improvement Self-Motivation. Handling Rejections. Management Skills to Motivate Employees. 16 Ways to Prospect Closing Sales. Designing Great Ads No-Cost Ways to Advertise

338 pages; ISBN 978-1-896210-87-2; Softcover: $39.95    MORE INFO   



Short Cut to Easy Street

How to Get Money in Your Mailbox Every Day,

Plus Automatic Income for the Rest of Your Life


By: Stephen W. Kenyon

A great book on self-motivation, direct mail, self-publishing, marketing/advertising/promoting and network marketing. Study and learn the details of Stephen Kenyon's fascinating system for attracting wealth and success. Author, Stephen Kenyon, shares with you the inside trade secrets and techniques which he learned over a 30-year period.  244 pages, Softcover; ISBN 978-1-55270-057-0: $37.95    MORE INFO     






Savvy Women Entrepreneurs


Twenty-Eight Different Women Share 

the Secrets To Their Business Success


By: Kristina Liehr

You don't have to go to business school to start a business! Learn how 28 remarkable women entrepreneurs started their own business; many in their garage or kitchen. Read about the steps that they took; the obstacles they overcame and the joy, happiness and success that they achieved.  Get the confidence and inspiration to start YOUR own business. 140 pages; Softcover; ISBN 978-1-55270-000-6 : $24.95.  MORE INFO








How to Succeed in Your Own Business

By: Barrie Jackson

What it takes to run a business and make it succeed. Contains practical, hands-on information, for immediate use. Learn from the author's personal experience and mistakes. Lots of anecdotes from the author's business adventures which make for interesting reading with a "practical punch" Before his untimely death, BARRIE JACKSON, forged Cooper Boating Centre into Canada's largest yacht charter company. 212 pages, ISBN 978-1-896210-37-7; softcover, $29.95    MORE INFO   




Checklist for Going into Business

By: Don Lunny

Points to create your own profitable business if this is your dream. Starting it is reality. But, there is a gap between your dream and reality - that can only be filled with careful planning. You need a plan to avoid pitfalls, to achieve your goals and make profits. This guide helps you prepare a comprehensive business plan and determine if your idea is feasible. Don Lunny is an experienced business owner and consultant with many years of experience.

 53 pages; ISBN 978-0-920847-86-2; softcover: $19.95. MORE INFO   








Your Homebased Business Plan

-Also- Working With Your Banker

By: Donald Lunny

SECTION I - The Business Plan for Homebased Business: a step-by-step guide to writing your plan.

SECTION II - Working with your Banker: the fundamentals of borrowing and how they affect you.


Donald Lunny: an entrepreneur and consultant with many years experience in organizing and restructuring companies.

52 pages softcover; ISBN 978-0-920847-35-0: $14.95. MORE INFO   




Timeless Strategies to Become 

a Successful Entrepreneur

By: Lawrence Scott Troemel

Full of advice and strategies that are tried and proven approaches to starting, building, and managing a small business. These approaches have been successfully implemented for decades and will continue to be viable well into the future. Every entrepreneur will benefit from the advice in this very readable book that is full of interesting anecdotes.  208 pages; ISBN 978-1-55270-046-4; softcover: $29.95  MORE INFO   







Tips for Entrepreneurs

How to meet the challenges of starting 

and managing your own business

By: Henry Kyambalesa

Based on a 3-year research study into the challenges faced by entrepreneurs.  Tips for those about to start a business. Decide whether self-employment is for you. Practical advice on getting started. The skills you will need  194 pages softcover; ISBN 978-1-896210-85-8; $26.95   MORE INFO   



Evaluating Franchise Opportunities

By: Don Lunny


Although the success rate for franchisee-owned businesses is better than for many other start-up businesses, success is not guaranteed. Don't be "pressured" into a franchise that is not right for you. Investigate your options. Find out how to evaluate the business, the franchisor, the franchise package, and yourself. Author and business consultant, Don Lunny, shows you how to avoid the pitfalls before you make a franchise investment. 75 pages; softcover; ISBN 978-0-920847-64-0: $19.95.  MORE INFO   





How to Buy or Sell a Business


Questions You Should Ask 

and How to Get the Best Price


By: Don Lunny

The decision to buy or sell a business  may affect the course of the participants future lives. Yet a surprising number of owners rush into transactions without adequate preparation. Find out how to set the price, locate prospects, evaluate offers, close deals and finance purchases. 134 pages; ISBN 978-1-896210-98-8; Softcover: $24.95.    MORE INFO   





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