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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business, 3rd Edition by Barbara Weltman

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Part 5
Running Your Home-Based Business
Having an idea for a business and launching that business are no guarantee that you’ll succeed. Robbie Burns didn’t say the best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry for nothing. He probably had a failed home business in his past. It’s up to you to learn how to run your business so that you can get beyond the start-up phase and watch your business blossom.
 
There are many aspects to running a business. Being a small-business owner means you have to wear many hats. Large companies have separate departments to handle selling, advertising, collections, accounting, and personnel. But you, as a small business owner, are the boss, the mailroom, the secretarial pool, and the janitor. You create the product, ...

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