Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a small business owner looking to expand your business online, this up-to-date and easy-to-follow guide covers all the essentials you need to know set up a website and start trading quickly and profitably. With strategies to help you identify your market, design your website, choose services, trade securely, boost sales and stay ahead of the competition, this book is just what you need to succeed.

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Love travel? Do you enjoy discovering new adventures, finding the best deals, and making plans? Would you like to work with people around the world from the comfort of home?

In the trillion-dollar, worldwide travel and tourism industry, it’s easier than ever to tap into your enthusiasm for travel and turn it into your next paycheck. In just one week, discover how to establish your business, create an attractive and functional website, master online marketing tools, partner with qualified providers, and more!

  • Design an attractive, multi-functional website using inexpensive, turnkey solutions that require no programming knowledge
  • Tap into the newest travel trends, and choose your specialty and services
  • Set policies and procedures that satisfy your and your clients’ needs
  • Use easy, automated solutions that work 24/7 to handle requests and payments
  • Drive traffic using search engine optimization, social marketing, and other online marketing techniques
  • Boost profits by expanding your offerings

Say Aloha, Bonjour, Hola…to your new business!

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In this first new and totally revised edition of the 150,000-copy underground bestseller, The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all businesses that succeed. He then shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business whether or not it is a franchise. Finally, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in. your business. After you have read The E-Myth Revisited, you will truly be able to grow your business in a predictable and productive way.

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The web-based basics!

Aspiring web entrepreneurs will find here everything they need to know about starting and running their own small-scale online business. Whether they intend to sell goods, services, subscriptions, or advertising, this book provides them with the specific nuts and bolts of planning, designing, build­ing, hosting, marketing, and operating their online businesses.

•The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to Starting Your Own Business has over a quarter million copies sold in five editions

•1.6 million web-based businesses in the U.S., a $175 billion market in 2007

•Online businesses benefiting from increasing number of Internet users- with increased traffic for subscription, advertising, and affiliate program revenue

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The dream of starting a floral business can easily become a reality. Florist shop owners enjoy creating beautiful floral arrangements for individuals or special occasions. According to the customer s order, they cut and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage. They design arrangements by trimming flowers and arranging bouquets, sprays, wreaths, dish gardens, and terrariums. This new book will teach you all you need to know about getting started in your own florist business in the minimum amount of time. Here is the manual you need to cash in on this highly profitable, quickly growing segment of the retail industry. This new book is a comprehensive and detailed study of the business side of a floral shop. This superb manual should be studied by anyone investigating the opportunities of opening a store. If you enjoy meeting people, this may be the perfect business for you. This complete manual will arm you with everything you need, including sample business forms, leases, and contracts; worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations; plans and layouts; and dozens of other valuable, time-saving tools of the trade that no entrepreneur should be without. While providing detailed instructions and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, drawing up a winning business plan (the companion CD-ROM has the actual business plan that can be used in Microsoft Word), buying (and selling) a floral store, pricing formulas, sales planning, tracking competitors, bookkeeping, media planning, pricing, copy writing, distribution channel planning, hiring and firing employees, motivating workers, managing and training employees, accounting procedures, auditing, successful budgeting, and profit planning development. By reading this book you will become knowledgeable about basic cost control systems, retail math and pricing issues, floor plans and diagrams, equipment layout and planning, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, IRS reporting requirements, customer service, direct sales, monthly profit and loss statements, tax preparation, low cost internal marketing ideas, management skills, low and no cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. In addition, you will learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, how to hire and keep qualified professional staff, how to generate high profile public relations and publicity, and how to keep bringing customers back. The manual delivers literally hundreds of innovative ways to streamline your business. Learn new ways to make your operation run smoother and increase performance. Shut down waste, reduce costs, and increase profits. Store owners will appreciate this valuable resource and reference it in their daily activities as a source for ready-to-use forms, Web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can be easily applied. The Companion CD-ROM contains all the forms in the book, as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your own use.

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The Internet affiliate program industry is one of the largest and fastest growing digital revenue generators in the world, with more than $65 billion in total income brought in during the 2006 fiscal year. It is because of programs like Amazon s Associate program, which has been around for more than a decade, and allows casual, every day users of the Internet to install widgets and links on their Web sites that link back to Amazon products. Users like you can earn commissions of up to 15% on products that your Web site visitors purchase when they visit Amazon. With the world s largest online retailer as a potential source of income, you can make generate endless streams of income as a result. No matter where you are from, how old you are, and what your background is, you can build and run a highly profitable business with Amazon. This comprehensive book is written to show you exactly how to do so. You will learn every detail necessary to complete the transformation from casual Internet user to Amazon guru in just a matter of weeks, making unfathomable amounts of money by selling Amazon products, your own products, starting a store, promoting outside projects, and making referrals. In this book, you will learn how the Amazon business model works and how much money they will pay you in multiple different ways. You will learn how to build a traffic funneling Web site with dozens of free tools such as blogs, podcasts, videos, and social networks that will allow you to increase the number of visitors you can send to Amazon in no time for minimal investment. You will learn how to take advantage of the Amazon Kindle program and its revolutionary take on digital distribution of books and newspapers. You will learn what you can do to start your own store in the Amazon Marketplace, selling products at set prices to anyone in the world in much the same way you could on eBay with substantially more freedom. Learn how to publish your own books on Amazon with little to no investment and use the features Amazon provides, such as Search Inside and digital distribution to reach more people faster than you could anywhere else. In addition, learn how you can take advantage of multimedia services on Amazon such as Advantage that allow you to publish your own music, videos, and professional titles around the globe. Learn how to use Amazon Connect effectively to promote your products and reach potential customers and how Amazon provides dozens of additional methods by which you can advertise your products without outside investments. You will learn how to choose a niche to market towards and what you need to create in your Web site to make your visitors more willing to click your links and purchase the products you are promoting or selling on Amazon. Hours of extensive research and interviews with the top Amazon associates and independent authors have given us countless pieces of advice that will ensure your marketing and promotion methods allow you to generate traffic, promote products, and convert sales at a rate that will help you build a successful business in no time. If you have been looking for the resource that will undoubtedly help you break free of the shackles of your job and start working from home, this guide is that resource and Amazon is your ideal income source.

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The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce, 6e examines how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today’s business decisions.


 Legal Heritage and the Information Age; Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; Court Systems and Administrative Law; Alternative, Judicial, and E-Dispute Resolution; Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce; Torts and Strict Liability; Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes; International and World Trade Law; Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts; Performance of Traditional and E-Contracts; Cyber Law and E-Commerce; Sales, Leases, and Warranties; Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy; Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses; LLCs, LLPs, and Global Forms of Business; Corporations and Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions; Agency Law; Equal Opportunity in Employment; Employment Compensation and Worker Protection Laws; Immigration and Labor Laws; Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy; Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices; Consumer Protection and Global Product Safety; Environmental Protection and Global Warming; Estates, Leaseholds, and Regulation of Property


MARKET: For readers interested in a current and cutting-edge understanding of the legal environment of business and online commerce.

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Yahoo has come up with a very successful solution to helping out business-minded people all over the world. It is well-known now as the Yahoo store, ever since more and more people worldwide have become successful business owners by simply using this ingenious service. The Yahoo store is a very clever and resourceful channel to start selling your products or services online particularly if you are very adamant in starting your own business but do not have the cash outlay to put up a retail store, not counting too, the global market reach that one of the major search engines of the internet can provide you with. The Yahoo store has very flexible merchant plans you can choose from to fit your budget and a wide-range of resources you can utilize to get your business started. The building process is easy: prepare your store content information, choose your store design that is best suited to your business needs, layout your content, set up your payment methods, your shipping service offers and, there you have it, you’re ready to start selling. Yahoo doesn’t stop there, though. They help you out further with growing your business by providing you with the latest web tools and current advice on internet marketing such as online promotion, advertising, customer relations and measuring success.

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