Beginner book about Business

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  1. An Alien

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    Well, I plan to open a business before taking any business classes so I thought maybe I should read a business book. I don't have any business education, so please recommend one for beginners.
     
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    Either an online business (eCommerce type, but offering some type of service like web/graphic design/development) or just a small electronic store. I want to open both EVENTUALLY (prob after a really long time) because I'm not going to be happy with just one.
     
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    An Alien if there are people that you admire in those industries or from business in general it might be a good idea to read their biographies. This helps us understand how they became successful and to pick up ideas and tips that we can use in our own business. Reading biographies can also be motivational and inspire us to do better.
     
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    * Starting a business for dummies
    * Economics for dummies
    * Napoleon Hill, Think and grow rich
    * Tim Ferries, 4 hour workweek

    Okay, that's 4 books.
     
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    Thanks a lot, I'll try those out.
     
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    Great recommendations Hurbel2k.

    Have you read that one? Did you find it helpful?
     
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    Hi,

    When starting a new business venture as a business entrepreneur you need to adjust ways of working and maintain schedules that work best for your business future. Good Luck foro your business

    Thanks
     
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    I can give you some idea about web/graphic design services. The main challenge we come across in this field at the starting is getting projects. It is the most difficult part as no one trust on your work coz you don;t have any thing to show. So it would be best if you can get some projects from your contacts in the industry and then try to complete them first to make a good portfolio. Also bidding is one of the most crucial factor in this as there are many companies out there in the field that provide same services in different prices. So compete with them wisely. Try to guess what they are offering for a particular project or else make your independent clients with the help of existing clients as they c an best help you by giving proper references. Also completing these projects in time is equally important. Any ways there is lot more thing that you should know about this industry but you have to dig for it more. There are some tactics to deal with clients.
     
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    This assists us realize how they became thriving and to choose up concepts and tips that we can use in our own business. Reading biographies can furthermore be motivational and motivate us to manage better.
     
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    Maybe what you need is a feasibility study of past successful businesses to guide you. Just an opinion.
     
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    Feasibility study of past successful businesses is also a very good option but there are some other options which are available in the market like some magazines about business or some case study about the successful business which will help you a lot.
     
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    There are many categories of business books, such as management, business strategic, marketing, internet marketing, business law, motivation, sales.

    The most easier to learn start with is learn internet marketing. Marketing book I like is philip kotler series
     
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    I ordered and read several books from www.fabjob.com when I needed more information about my clients' business fields.
    They are easy and understandable.
     
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    Read business books like 'Think and Grow Rich', read magazines and constantly surround yourself with positive people who can be your role model.
     
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    Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich is a great book as well. It focuses on your attitude about starting a business and making it successful. 
     
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    When starting a new business venture as a business entrepreneur you need to adjust ways of working and maintain schedules.
     
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    philip kotler series is best for starting a new business for beginners
     

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