Grow: How to Take Your DIY Project and Passion to the Next Level and Quit Your Job
by Eleanor Whitney
Grow is a practical field guide for creative people with great ideas for independent projects who want to achieve success and sustainability. Drawing on her years of experience helping people succeed with do-it-yourself projects based in independent publishing, music, food, art, craft, activism, and community work, Eleanor Whitney empowers you to clarify your vision, get organized, set goals, create a plan, raise funds, market, and manage your do-it-yourself project. The book is full of real-life inspiration and creative business advice from successful, independent businesses owners and creative people with projects that began in the do-it-yourself spirit.
Small Time Operator: How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Trouble
by Bernard B. Kamoroff
This book details how to set up a small business, addressing how to get permits and licenses, secure financing, find a location, create a business plan, establish a bookkeeping system, hire employees, file taxes, and do business on the Internet.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Low-Cost Startups
by Gail Margolies Reid
You know you can't start a business on a wish and a prayer-- but here are some businesses that don't take much more, and may not involve a bank loan at all. Get some ideas, a realistic business start-up play, and advice you need to pursue your dream of being your own boss.
Work-At-Home Success Bible: A Complete Guide for Women
by Leslie Truex
More and more women want to work from home, earning money while spending more time with their children and taking control of their lives. This book shows women how to find the job that best fits their needs; set up a home office; get organized and schedule your daily business tasks; avoid distractions such as kids, food, and television; and more.