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The Resource In good company : the essential business start-up guide for women, Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir

In good company : the essential business start-up guide for women, Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir

Label
In good company : the essential business start-up guide for women
Title
In good company
Title remainder
the essential business start-up guide for women
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume helps women of all ages and backgrounds to gain the confidence, contacts and knowledge they need to set up on their own. Using the authors' experiences of setting up Gapwork.com, this book covers all you need to know about ideas, money, people and growth
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Cataloging source
CUZ
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Jordan, Rebecca
Dewey number
658.1/1410820941
Index
index present
LC call number
HD62.5
LC item number
.J67 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Weir, Kirsty
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New business enterprises
  • Women-owned business enterprises
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • New business enterprises
  • Women-owned business enterprises
  • Great Britain
Label
In good company : the essential business start-up guide for women, Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; TITLEPAGE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; THANKS; INTRODUCTION; About us; The 'entrepreneur' thing; The 'small business' thing; The 'woman' thing; How the book works; 1 THE IDEA; The right idea; The right attitude; Identifying the best idea; 1 How much money could the idea make?; 2 How would the implementation of the idea affectyour life?; 3 How much value potential does the idea have?; 4 Would the pursuit of the idea make the most of yourskills?; The right time; How the idea for Kirsty's previous business came about; Do you have to love your idea?; Finding your inspiration
  • Top tips for finding inspirationGet the basics: you don't always need your own idea; Finding out about your competition; Get the basics: protecting your intellectual property; Protecting your idea; Having a Plan B; Ten of the best business ideas -- ever!; And ten of the worst . . .; Your elevator pitch; The power of the written word; Our goal-writing guidelines; Get an ideas process; 2 MONEY; Sources of funding; Advertising and sponsorship; Get the basics: choosing your trading status; Should you sell equity in your business?; Get the basics: selling company shares to raise equity finance
  • Get the basics: funding your businessGet the basics: costing your business; Managing your money; A crash course in electronic book-keeping; To sum up . . .; Writing a business plan; Get the basics: why write a business plan?; What your business plan should contain; FAQs; 3 PEOPLE; Human resource planning; The recruitment process; Write a job description and a job specification; Where to find staff; Conducting interviews; The job offer; Personnel files; Contracts of employment; Managing staff; Understanding yourself and your role as a leader; Retaining your staff
  • Get the basics: maternity and paternity leaveManaging the performance of staff; If you need to get rid of someone; To sum up . . .; 4 FINDING PREMISES; Get the basics: premises -- your three main options; Office hunting; How to find business premises; To sum up . . .; 5 GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: MARKETING; Identify your market; Find a channel to your market; Get the basics: writing marketing copy; Get the basics: search engine optimisation; Get the basics: writing a press release; Branding; Writing your marketing plan; To sum up . . .; 6 GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: SALES; The sales process
  • How to win prospects and influence peopleDecision-makers; Networking FAQs; To sum up . . .; 7 YOUR BUSINESS AND YOU; Balancing business and kids; Balancing work time and personal time; Balancing your business and your health; Manage your time; Your personal wellbeing account; Dealing with stress; Looking the part; To sum up . . .; 8 EXIT; How long do you want to run the business for?; To what extent do you want out?; Typical exit options; Selling your business; Valuing your business for sale; Keeping it in the family; MBOs and MBIs; Floating your company on the stock market; To sum up ..
Control code
462997228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408101865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)462997228
Label
In good company : the essential business start-up guide for women, Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; TITLEPAGE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; THANKS; INTRODUCTION; About us; The 'entrepreneur' thing; The 'small business' thing; The 'woman' thing; How the book works; 1 THE IDEA; The right idea; The right attitude; Identifying the best idea; 1 How much money could the idea make?; 2 How would the implementation of the idea affectyour life?; 3 How much value potential does the idea have?; 4 Would the pursuit of the idea make the most of yourskills?; The right time; How the idea for Kirsty's previous business came about; Do you have to love your idea?; Finding your inspiration
  • Top tips for finding inspirationGet the basics: you don't always need your own idea; Finding out about your competition; Get the basics: protecting your intellectual property; Protecting your idea; Having a Plan B; Ten of the best business ideas -- ever!; And ten of the worst . . .; Your elevator pitch; The power of the written word; Our goal-writing guidelines; Get an ideas process; 2 MONEY; Sources of funding; Advertising and sponsorship; Get the basics: choosing your trading status; Should you sell equity in your business?; Get the basics: selling company shares to raise equity finance
  • Get the basics: funding your businessGet the basics: costing your business; Managing your money; A crash course in electronic book-keeping; To sum up . . .; Writing a business plan; Get the basics: why write a business plan?; What your business plan should contain; FAQs; 3 PEOPLE; Human resource planning; The recruitment process; Write a job description and a job specification; Where to find staff; Conducting interviews; The job offer; Personnel files; Contracts of employment; Managing staff; Understanding yourself and your role as a leader; Retaining your staff
  • Get the basics: maternity and paternity leaveManaging the performance of staff; If you need to get rid of someone; To sum up . . .; 4 FINDING PREMISES; Get the basics: premises -- your three main options; Office hunting; How to find business premises; To sum up . . .; 5 GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: MARKETING; Identify your market; Find a channel to your market; Get the basics: writing marketing copy; Get the basics: search engine optimisation; Get the basics: writing a press release; Branding; Writing your marketing plan; To sum up . . .; 6 GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: SALES; The sales process
  • How to win prospects and influence peopleDecision-makers; Networking FAQs; To sum up . . .; 7 YOUR BUSINESS AND YOU; Balancing business and kids; Balancing work time and personal time; Balancing your business and your health; Manage your time; Your personal wellbeing account; Dealing with stress; Looking the part; To sum up . . .; 8 EXIT; How long do you want to run the business for?; To what extent do you want out?; Typical exit options; Selling your business; Valuing your business for sale; Keeping it in the family; MBOs and MBIs; Floating your company on the stock market; To sum up ..
Control code
462997228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408101865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)462997228

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