Multcolib Research Picks: Small Business Start-Up

It's your Business
It's your Business 183 Essential Tips That Will Transform your Small Business By Ramberg, J. J. Book - 2012 658.022 R167i 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation: The host of MSNBC's "Your Business" offers tips and practical advice for small business owners and entrepreneurs on a wide range of topics including finance, human resources, public relations, and sales that will help them succeed.

The Crowdfunding Revolution
The Crowdfunding Revolution How to Raise Venture Capital Using Social Media By Lawton, Kevin Book - 2013 658.15224 L4257c 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how to use social media to reach investors.

Engagement Marketing
Engagement Marketing How Small Business Wins in A Socially Connected World By Goodman, Gail F. Book - 2012 658.872 G6533e 2012 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: "A definitive guide to growing your small business through "Engagement Marketing"As a small business owner, you've always relied on word-of-mouth referrals to grow your business. Thanks to social media--and its nimble partner, mobile technology--it's now easier than ever to turn customers and clients into engaged fans who spread the word about your business across a variety of online platforms.

Mom, Inc
Mom, Inc The Essential Guide to Running A Successful Business From Home By Ilasco, Meg Mateo Book - 2012 658.0412 I274m 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation: "Learn how to: Choose the right business for your skills; Stay focused at home; Launch a blog and Web site; Start an online shop; Create a portfolio; Find your clients; Finance your business; Price your products or services; Create a business plan; Be your own publicist; Gracefully juggle parenting and running a business"

Locavesting The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It By Cortese, Amy Book - 2011 332.6 C828L 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Amy Cortese takes us inside the local investing movement, where solutions to some of the nation's most pressing problems are taking shape. The idea is that, by investing in local businesses, rather than faceless conglomerates, investors can earn profits while building healthy, self-reliant communities.

Raising Entrepreneurial Capital
Raising Entrepreneurial Capital By Vinturella, John B. Book - 2013 658.15224 V794r 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides a broad summary of the subjects that people typically research, such as "How should your company position itself to attract private equity investment?" and "What steps can you take to improve your company's marketability? guides the reader through the stages of successfully financing a business. The book proceeds from a basic level of business knowledge.

Small Business Resource Center
Small Business Resource Center Website or Online Data - 2007- Click here to access database »

Annotation:Use this resource to access: The entire Business Plans Handbook Series, which contains hundreds of sample business plans. Contains articles that cover all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more.

Writing Winning Business Plans
Writing Winning Business Plans How to Prepare A Business Plan That Others Will Want to Read--and Invest in By Sutton, Garrett Book - 2012 658.4012 S967w 2012 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Reveals how to write an accessible and recognition-promoting business plan for any organization, discussing how new or established companies can benefit from an effectively executed business plan.

Home Business Magazine
Home Business Magazine Magazine or Journal Periodical In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Get advice, tips, and information on starting or growing your home based business.

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