First-time entrepreneurs face a daunting challenge in identifying all of the issues that must be addressed and mastered when starting a new business. If any item slips through the cracks, or is handled improperly, it could bring a new company crashing to the ground. Entrepreneur s Guide to Starting a Business helps you meet that challenge by walking you through all of the important aspects of successfully launching your own business. When you finish reading this book, t alone will you kw the step-by-step process needed to turn your business idea and vision into a successful reality, but you ll also have a wealth of practical kwledge about corporate structures, business & marketing plans, e-commerce, hiring staff & external advisors, finding commercial property, sales & marketing, legal & financial matters, tax and much more. Comprehensive overview of all major aspects of starting a new business Covers every stage of the process, from writing your business plan to marketing and selling your new product Plain English descriptions of complex subject matters Real-world case study showing you how things play out in an actual new business environment Brief Table of Contents: 1: The Start-up Landscape. 2: A Hard Look in the Mirror. 3: What s My Line? 4: Drawing a Blueprint for Success. 5: Making it Legal. 6: Let s Get Incorporated. 7: Build or Buy? 8: Priming the Pump. 9: Pulling a Team Together. 10: Staffing Up. 11: A Commercial Lease on Life. 12: Hitting the Target Market. 13: Site Specifics. 14: Closing the Deal. 15: Intangible Value. 16: By the Numbers. 17: Taxing Situations. 18: Legal Matters.