Chapter 21
Expanding Your Business
In This Chapter
• Planning for your business expansion
• Weighing your options for expansion
• Partnering with the right folks
• Expanding regionally, nationally, and globally
There comes a point in the life of any business owner when he or she faces a choice: should I expand?
For some, the answer is almost automatic—“Yes.” For these entrepreneurs, growing the business is as much of a calling as launching the business.
There are as many reasons to embark on an expansion of your business as there are to start a business in the first place. For a sole proprietor who has spent a year or so playing “chief cook and bottle washer,” there often comes a moment of truth that brings the answer to the question of expansion ...

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