• Small Business

  • 10 Proven Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur and Creating a Successful Small Business
  • By: Jerry Kershen
  • Narrated by: Dan McDermott
  • Length: 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-18-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Jerry Kershen
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Are you ready to start your own small business but unsure of which steps to take in order to achieve success?

If you've ever fantasized about starting your own business and being your own boss, but have no idea where to start, or even if starting your own business is right for you, keep listening because the steps you need to take are within this book.

You may be afraid to even entertain the idea of being your own boss because you've seen so many small business fail or heard so many negative things about how difficult it is to be successful, but I've done the research for you. Not only will Small Business help you decipher the whys behind wanting to start your own small business, I'll also tell you the 10 proven steps to becoming an entrepreneur and achieving the success that you are after.

Small Business: 10 Proven Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur and Creating a Successful Small Business will teach you exact what you need to do, step by step, in order to start a small business and make a successful one at that!

Here's a preview of what you will learn when you listen to this book:

  • The benefits of starting your own small business and being your own boss
  • The things you'll want to consider before making the decision to pursue being an entrepreneur
  • Help in determining what sort of small business to start and how to analyze your market
  • How to forge a business model
  • Help you decide if you should run your business from home or from an external space
  • The best ways to obtain startup funding.
  • How to most effectively price your product or services to best accomplish both
  • Competitiveness in the market and increase your profit margin.
  • The best way to determine who your customer base is and how to best market to them
  • Determining your niche in the market and developing a solid foothold in it
  • The necessities of creating a budget and the importance of bookkeeping.
  • How to create happy customers and guarantee a repeat customer base
  • How to plan and prepare for the future.
  • Keeping up with your competition
  • Much, much more!

The only thing stopping you from achieving your dreams of being a successful small business owner is you!

©2016 Jerry Kershen (P)2016 Jerry Kershen

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Best book

Small business blueprint was great. It has lots of valuable information.
This book really is a wealth of knowledge and I would highly recommend it.

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helped me

I loved this book. It gave me a lot of information, it answered all my questions. Step by step in depth about small businesses, marketing, managing, staff and a lot of information on social media. It is informative and fun. Author also suggested

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Thank you

Solid book. I wouldn't take it as word of god but as a reference tool. You know those days where you are trying to figure out things such as "should I saturate a certain market with advertising or should I try to go broad and appeal a little to everyone " well it doesn't give you the exact answer but it will give you more information so you can feel more confident in your choice. I will be keeping this on my "frequently used" shelf.

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perfect book

Excellent book. It's easy to follow. I loved the real life examples. It starts from the beginning, each chapter building on the last one. It lays out each of the pieces of a strong foundation for any small business.

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My favtourite book.

I’m glad this is an e-book so I can have access to it anywhere. This book is very detailed and gives you the layout from A-Z on how to start and what it takes to start a small business. This book really made me think about how much dedication and focus it would take to start my own small business. I enjoyed reading this book and I would recommend to anyone that is thinking of starting a small business of their own.

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Steps to Becoming an owner

I don't think every business owner being an accountant might help either Have a knowledge is very important and beneficial. There are certain steps that have to be taken to establish business and this book is extremely handy in explaining how to handle finances.It is a very well written book and explains from setting up a business to keeping a track of money coming and going.I really like it and I highly recommend it.
I was provided this book for free in return for my honest opinion.

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Short and Sweet

it's so simplified and easy to understand. this is great. thank you so much! it's wonderful.

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exactly what I expected from this audio book!

a quick and comprehensive overview of what is most important in starting your own business. I thought the points were good and explained well enough to get a proper notion on what all is involved for your business.

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Not much more you pack into 45 minutes.

Great intro read. Not in depth about any single topic but the author lays out very well the major steps and subjects you need to consider when starting a new business.

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10 Proven Steps

I think, this book is very helpful. I would like to thank the author for creating such a useful book and narrated for presenting such a clear voice. It is helpful for me that what the author gives about Becoming an Entrepreneur and Creating a Successful Small Business.

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  • Taylor Porter
  • 09-06-18

Practical tips for all small business owners.

Whether you’re just starting a business or you’ve been running a company for years, Small Business Hacks is filled with tips and strategies to navigate the challenges you will inevitably face along the way. I wish I listen this BEFORE starting my company. The ideas in this book will impact every aspect of your business.

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  • Caitlin Cross
  • 09-06-18

Every question about small business is answered!

I wish I would have had this book when I was setting up my small business. Not only would I have saved tremendous amounts of time and money but I would have had a clear and straightforward reference book that could keep me on the direct path to more success. It's really a must for anyone starting or contemplating starting a small business. Clearly the authors have done their homework and have chosen to share it with the world. Bravo!

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  • Shannon Barber
  • 09-06-18

Very useful guide for small business owners.

There is nothing better than learning how to use a tool in an easy to understand and execute way. Jerry identifies the issues that many are struggling with inside their business and provides actionable and easy to deliver hacks. As a business owner, I am constantly looking for new ways to be seen and small business hacks enforced some tricks I already use and implemented many new ones.

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  • Anna Hargreaves
  • 09-06-18

Tremendously Helpful Resource!

This book is a tremendously helpful resource for those in the process of starting a small business or contemplating starting one. You can tell by the detailed information that all the helpful hacks are gleaned from genuine experience. The information in this book covers a full spectrum of thoughtful advice, topics like writing a mission statement, building a website, writing emails that get opened and dealing with angry customers. I surely will keep this book close to my desk and refer back to it time and time again.

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  • Phoebe Shaw
  • 09-06-18

The essential small business reference manual.

This book answers everything you need to know, from small to big things that can happen or questions you may have, whether you are thinking of starting or already have a small business. This book covers it all!

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  • Freddie Jennings
  • 09-06-18

An inspiring book that will move you ahead!

This book is a must for anyone who currently owns a small business, or hopes to run a small business with passive income. Jerry gives you guidance on how to break through misconceptions. He helps you identify your ideas, and put them into action.

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  • John Talbot
  • 09-06-18

Motivational with actionable advice.

If you want to open a small business, this book is for you. It provides great motivational and lifestyle advice for soon-to-be entrepreneurs and functional advice on planning, starting and running your new enterprise. Typically I find many books on small business and entrepreneurship to be a lot of fluff without much actionable substance, but this author actually guides you through what is required to take the plunge and start a business.

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  • Mia Farrell
  • 09-06-18

Pick up this book today

If you are stuck in your business, stuck starting a business, stuck on what you really want your life to be like pick up this book and DO THE EXERCISES! It is worth it. The author gives you cheat sheets and step by step instructions on what you can do to start or level up your business. A must have for any serious business owner.

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  • Luke Lawson
  • 09-06-18

Such a good Small Business Book!!

This Book is Really Awesome, I like the fact is they have exercise that help your direction, also the author is helpful too, if you are new or entrepreneur I would recommend this book to buy!

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  • Alisha Howard
  • 09-06-18

No more excuse!

Anyone who truly wants to go into business for theirselves or start a small business needs to listen. This is step by step, excuses overcome immediately guide to achieving your dream. If you still think you can’t do it or there’s but in your way after listening this book then you truly don’t want to be in business for yourself.