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Smarter Startup, The: A Better Approach to Online Business for Entrepreneurs, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Neal Cabage, Sonya Zhang

Published by New Riders

Published Date: Feb 28, 2013

Description

It is now easier to start a business than at any time in history; particularly an online business. The cost and complexity of doing so has fallen precipitously. You no longer need an office, a phone system, a climate controlled room and in many cases, you don’t even need to write a lot of the core software your business will depend upon; just plug into the cloud. And access to capital to grow your business has never been easier; particularly if you’re interested in joining one of the many tech accelerator programs sprouting up across the country.
 
Despite all of these advantages, there are clear challenges that result from this new dynamic. This book addresses these challenges and provides a conceptual framework for solving the problems along the way, helping startup entrepreneurs by smoothing the path and improving their odds of success.

Table of Contents

Part I
Think
Chapter 1 Why Become an Entrepreneur?
Chapter 2 What’s the Big Idea?
Chapter 3 Do Your Research

Part II
Know
Chapter 4 Timing Is Everything
Chapter 5 Competition and Positioning
Chapter 6 Business Models

Part III
Do
Chapter 7 Setting Up Your Business
Chapter 8 Developing Your Product
Chapter 9 Going to Market
Chapter 10 Optimization

Index
About the Authors

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$14.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-337271-7