Small Business for Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • by Eric Tyson
  • Narrated by Brett Barry
  • 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This easy-to-understand guide is for those who want to write great business plans, create the right legal framework for their business, locate financing that suits their needs, develop and market the right products, hire the right employees for the right jobs, and build their businesses. You'll also gain understanding of the tactical side of running a small business, from pricing, budgeting for business expansion, and complying with government regulations, to operational issues, including managing your time, understanding financing, and customer care.


What the Critics Say

"No one should try to start a business without this book." (Hattie Bryant, creator of the PBS series Small Business 2000)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Mostly useless...

There were 1 or 2 bits of good information in here, which may make it worth the relatively low price, but overall I was pretty unhappy with the content. It seemed more like an hour-and-a-half plug for the physical book, rather than a book unto itself. What content there was, was so general as to be almost entirely useless.
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- Robert

Keeping them Dumb

I was expecting to get some good information and a reality check out of this book. It has been deleted off of my MP3 Player because this is all information that I have firmly planted in my mind from other resources what they are teaching and the reality check is at the expense of encouragement, a positive attitude, or feeling good in general. I turn this Audio Book feeling worse then when I started usually. My recommendation to small business owners is go to your local Small Business Development Center. Their services are free and they are more encouraging then this audio book.
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- Simon I Am

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: HarperAudio