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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Description

For decades, makers, doers, and dreamers have turned to Inc. for help in getting their businesses off the ground. The insanely successful entrepreneurs behind organizations like Skullcandy, Spanx, Elon Musk, and Airbnb learned lessons at every stage, experienced unexpected setbacks, and in the end triumphed wildly. All along, Inc. was there capturing it all so that others could experience even greater successes than these titans of business.Start a Successful Business gathers these important lessons into a single path-charting guide. From brainstorming to crowdfunding to building partnerships, the book walks new and aspiring founders through seven crucial stages, including: - Establishing a brilliant business idea- Selecting the best structure and strategy for your startup- Getting the word out and building clientele- Preparing to go global- And more Learn how Elon Musk stays wildly productive. Discover how Sarah Blakely got the inspiration for Spanx. Read the stories of how a hashtag accelerated Airbnb's success and how Warby Parker shook up the eyewear industry with its innovative, socially conscious business model. With the war stories and keen advice from a fleet of trusted experts, Start a Successful Business provides the all-encompassing guide for anyone wishing to not only get their business off the ground, but to become the next wildly successful entrepreneur everyone is reading about.


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