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Starting a Business 101: From Creating a Business Plan and Sticking to a Budget to Marketing and Making a Profit, Your Essential Primer to Star

December 11, 2023

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Become your own boss and make money your way with this helpful guide for hopeful business owners everywhere looking to begin the complicated process of starting a business.


imagep51z.pngStarting a business can be an overwhelming and difficult process. But becoming your own boss doesn't have to be so difficult. Starting a Business 101 is a comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-understand guide that helps makes launching your company as easy—and lucrative—as possible.

From creating a business plan and budget to hiring employees and paying taxes, this primer is packed with expert advice that will help any entrepreneur get their idea off the ground. Learn all the ins and outs of building a business, including:

  • Choosing the best structure
  • Selling through online platforms
  • Building customer relationships
  • Marketing basics
  • Figuring out income tax
  • Preparing for a business crisis
  • And more!

If you're a hopeful business owner with dreams of making money your way, Starting a Business 101 has all the answers—even ones you didn't know you were looking for.


About the Author

Michele Cagan is a CPA, author, and financial mentor. With more than twenty years of experience, she offers unique insights into personal financial planning, from breaking out of debt and minimizing taxes, to maximizing income and building wealth. Michele has written numerous articles and books about personal finance, investing, and accounting, including The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance, Investing 101, Stock Market 101, and Financial Words You Should Know. In addition to her financial know-how, Michele has a not-so-secret love of painting, Star Wars, and chocolate. She lives in Maryland with her son, dogs, cats, and koi. Get more financial guidance from Michele by visiting


We have 20 copies available, provided by Adama Media, and imprint of Simon & Schuster. The giveaway ends on Monday, December 18th.


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