Book Title:

The Small Business Start-Up Kit (Paperback)
by Peri Pakroo (Author), Barbara Kate Repa (Author)

Editorial Reviews:

Book Description

The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available! Many people dream of running a business of their own – but often don’t know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help.

User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to:

  • choose the best business structure
  • write an effective business plan
  • file the right forms in the right place
  • price, bid and bill your projects
  • draft and use contracts, online and off
  • manage your finances
  • be prepared for, and file, required taxes
  • reach customers online

The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.

The 4th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest legal and tax changes. It includes a new chapter on e-business and expanded information on financing your business. It also features new business-planning spreadsheets on the CD-ROM.

About the Author

Peri Pakroo is a media developer and consultant, specializing in legal and start-up issues for businesses and nonprofits. She received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1995, and a year later began editing and writing for Nolo, focusing on small business and intellectual property issues. She has edited such titles as Nolo’s Starting and Running a Successful Newsletter or Magazine; Getting Permission: How to License and Clear Copyrighted Materials Online and Off; Music Law; and How to Write a Business Plan. Besides working with legal and business issues, Peri has also headed the editorial departments of two arts and entertainment weeklies and a monthly food and lifestyle magazine. She lives with Juno, Kitty B and Turtle in New Mexico.