aA amust-reada book ... filled with practical information and numerous case studies on what aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners need to know to run a profitable business...the author reminds the reader not to confuse the excitement and enthusiasm of starting a business and being a business owner with the skills required to be successful and avoid becoming one of the 80% of businesses that will eventually fail. A major contribution of this book is its continuous emphasis on the importance of having a business model as a critical requirement to start and manage a profitable business.a aEdgar Ortiz, CEO of Strategic Analytic Solutions and business columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ralph Blanchard, a successful entrepreneur with a background in economics, provides a detailed analysis of what it is really like to buy, start, operate, and eventually sell a small business. Topics covered include: ac why most businesses fail ac ten management skills found in successful small business owners ac strategies to transition from self-employment to entrepreneurship ac advantages that small business owners have over larger competitors ac tips to develop profitable pricing strategies ac innovative ideas to help develop a sound business model... com or Kelley Blue Book and can instantly access a wealth of valuable information including dealer costs for vehicles and ... Buyers: As Real Estate Web Sites Evolve, So Do Home Shoppersa#39; Habits, a The Washington Post, April 12, 2008, p.
|Title||:||Creating Wealth with a Small Business|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2011-08-03|