101 Best Businesses to Start: The Essential Sourcebook of Success Stories, Practical Advice, and the Hottest Ideas
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To succeed in starting your own business you need real, innovative solutions. If you've ever thought of running your own business as an alternative to the corporate workplace or working for someone else, 101 Best Businesses to Start provides a wealth of practical advice, as well as the inspiration, to make your dreams a reality.
Each carefully selected entry includes a full business description, guidelines for start-up and operating costs, profit projections, working strategies and staffing needs, plus real-life stories that highlight both the challenges and the rewards of starting a business--as well as secrets for success.
This edition has been completely updated and revised to include business opportunities for the new millennium, including Internet services. With over 100,000 copies in print, 101 Best Businesses is the guidebook for today's entrepreneurs.
bonded warehouse. Of course, once it leaves the warehouse on its way to a customer, you’ll have to cover the cost of the item. Large industrial companies and businesses generally prefer to buy equipment rather than rent it. Buyers, they reason, claim depreciation as an expense and spend less in the long haul. In addition to contacting hotels and hospitals directly, you can call on contractors and engineers putting up new sites. Businesses are particularly good customers for a couple of reasons.
expected to grow about as fast as average for all occupations through the year 2006. Increasing population, incomes, and demand for cosmetology services will stimulate job growth.” Erika Zimmerman gambled on the supermarket over the fast-food approach when she spent $100,000 to create Erika’s Hair-Um in a former residential site. In addition to equipment purchases for six hair stations and a skin-care and steam-and-massage room, the cash went for visual effects. Zimmerman gutted the house,
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MAKE THEM TALK ABOUT YOU Word of mouth is undoubtedly worth more to caterers than to restaurateurs. Anxious brides or corporations throwing parties for new product send-offs “are not going to risk embarrassment by trying an unknown caterer,” says Jay Treadwell. “They ask for recommendations.” Your reputation as a fabulous restaurant chef may be recommendation enough. Ginger Swallow worked as corporate chef for a wealthy Texas real estate couple famous for their flamboyant soirées. All the banks
flavors that brings those who know off the highway. “I can’t make a living on video alone, but it’s nice extra money,” says Seneff. Also, video renters are likely to buy sandwiches to go with their movie. The Sub-Station also added delivery service to the nearby industrial park during its second winter. “Maybe it’s because we live in Wisconsin, where it gets really cold and snowstorms keep people indoors,” says Seneff. “But there was a fall-off in business during the first winter.” If the