Start a Successful Business (Paperback)

Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine)

By Colleen Debaise

Amacom, 9780814439180, 272pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
MP3 CD (4/24/2018)

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Learn from the insanely successful makers, doers, and dreamers behind organizations like Skullcandy, Spanx, Elon Musk, and Airbnb. Start a Successful Business Plan has gathered the most important lessons learned from these titans of business and created a single path-charting guide for anyone wishing to get their business off the ground.

About the Author

COLLEEN DEBAISE is contributing editor at Inc., podcast host at The Story Exchange, founder of the Hampton Bee, and author of The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook. She has written for The New York Times, Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, SmartMoney, and other national publications.

Praise For Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine)

"I wish this book had existed when I was starting my business. The guidance, strategies, and ideas inside will prove invaluable for would-be founders and seasoned pros alike.”—Barbara Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Group and star of ABC's Shark Tank

"This book is packed with startup know-how from a publication that, for over 30 years, has helped entrepreneurs start and grow their companies. It’s a one-stop guide for anyone who ever thought about launching a business.”—Norm Brodsky, Inc.'s “Street Smarts” columnist and serial entrepreneur