Starting a Business QuickStart Guide

The Simplified Beginner’s Guide to Launching a Successful Small Business, Turning Your Vision into Reality, and Achieving Your Entrepreneurial Dream
Narrated by: Ken Colwell PhD MBA
Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The ultimate beginner's guide to starting a business!

Have you ever dreamt of starting your own business and living life on your terms? This audiobook shows you exactly what you need to know to stand out from the crowd!

Do you have an idea for an amazing product or service but you aren’t sure how to build a business around it? Then, you need this audiobook. Buy now and start listening today!

Are you a current business owner who struggles to identify your customers and deliver true world-class value? Everything you need to know is included in this audiobook!

Do you want to build your hobby business into a fully-fledged venture that will help you build the life you deserve? Then, you need this audiobook. Buy now and start listening today! This is the most comprehensive guide ever developed for starting and growing a business in 2020 and beyond!

In the highly competitive world of business, what makes or breaks a new entrepreneur?

Sourced from over 20 years of firsthand experience working with entrepreneurs, new ventures, and high-growth startups, author Ken Colwell, PhD, MBA, has the answers.

In his comprehensive Starting a Business QuickStart Guide, Ken Colwell concisely presents the core fundamentals that all new entrepreneurs need to know to get started, find success, and live the life of their dreams.

Business and entrepreneurship students, small business owners, managers, and soon-to-be entrepreneurs will all find a wealth of value within Starting a Business QuickStart Guide.

From the very first steps conceptualizing your venture to winning your first customers, delivering value, and turning a profit, this audiobook acts as an invaluable blueprint for your path to entrepreneurial success. 

Colwell’s clear voice, extensive experience, and easy-to-understand presentation come together to make this audiobook a must-have resource in the library of every budding entrepreneur!

Perfect for:

  • Would-be entrepreneurs with a ton of passion
  • Entrepreneurial students of all ages
  • Beginners with zero prior experience
  • Managers, business owners, and decision-makers growing into a new role

You'll discover:

  • The difference between an idea and an opportunity
  • What makes an entrepreneurial opportunity great
  • The very first steps you need to take to get your venture off the ground
  • Pricing, competition, customer identification, marketing, and distribution demystified
  • The real components of an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Exactly how to craft your value proposition
  • How to write a comprehensive business plan 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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More like a class textbook

The book is more like a classroom textbook: full of definitions an theory. If that’s what you’re looking for then get it. But if you are looking for more actionable steps and practical knowledge to start your own business, it’s not of much use...

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Very Informative

This book is a great tool for anyone that is thinking about starting a business, or someone that has started one that has failed. The narration is amazing. Speaks clearly and just the right volume. Even if you don't know anything about starting a business this is a step by step guide anyone could follow. I learned a lot from this audio book.

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Great Book for Entrepreneurs

This is a well researched and masterfully presented that reading it became music for me. I listened to it over and over and found it an instructional guide to business as a whole. Ken Kolwell PhD really knows what he is talking about in this book. He is authoritative and clear in explaining concepts to a budding entrepreneur. I recommend this book to my friends who want to begin a business. I enjoyed the section on writing a business plan. The reader was great. I humbly suggest accompanying bonus materials be linked to the main page for a fuller and easier experience.

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Exactly what I was looking for.

Loved this book. Straight forward and to the point. Here is what you need to start a business. Would definitely recommend.

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Nice

Nice info, i enjoy it by listening. there were some tips which you normally dont listen in daily life.

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Well organized

Well organized and informative content. I really enjoyed that it came with some visuals in PDF format with space for notes as well.

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Good head start

This is a great place to began. This gives you everything you need to know to build a solid foundation.

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Worth The Investment

What I enjoy most is this book does comes with the pdf version as well so it’s easy to follow ago. This is indeed a guide, each chapter is rather short so the audio part isn’t needed unless that’s your preference. I also notice since the author himself is reading it may be best to follow along with him so you can understand certain parts clearer. Great business guide and straight to the point!

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concise and informative

a great book with valuable information! I found it to be informative and concise without too much subjective or irrelevant material. I personally think this is one of the best business books I've read (listened to) from a technical standpoint.

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Great for independent businesses

This audiobook is by far the best thing to listen to before starting a business (or to help one you already started). It gives great points and insights into starting a business.