If you enjoy the outdoors, love nature, or enjoy the smell of fresh cut grass, then a lawn care or landscaping business is your chance to rake in plenty of green. Your business can range from lawn maintenance to applying chemicals, trimming and shaping trees to designing landscapes for residential or commercial jobs.Everything you need to start a successful lawn care or landscaping business is in your hands. Start turning green grass into cold cash today!
Bring Your Fresh Ideas to Market and ProfitFueled by growing consumer demand for new tastes, cleaner ingredients, health benefits, and more convenient ways to shop and eat, the business of specialty food is taking off at full speed. This step-by-step guide arms entrepreneurial foodies like yourself with an industry overview, the hottest trends, important research and statistics, and insight from practicing specialty food business owners on key growth drivers, opportunities, and how you can differentiate from other food businesses.Discover how to:Find the right avenue for your specialty food business: home-based, retail shop, production, wholesale, or distributionCreate a solid business plan, get funded, and get the essential equipmentGet the right licenses, codes, permits, insurance for your operationsGain a competitive edge using market and product researchFind a profitable location, partnerships, and in-store shelf spacePromote your business, products, and services online and offlineAttract new and loyal customers using social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and PinterestManage daily operations, costs, and employeesPlus, get valuable resource lists, sample business plans, checklists, and worksheets
START YOUR OWN EVENT PLANNING BUSINESS AND CELEBRATE ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK!Weddings, graduations, birthday parties, anniversaries, and conferences—what do these all have in common? Everyone would rather hire someone else to plan and run them! That someone can be you.Take your passion for event planning to the next level with in-the-trenches advice and tools you need to start, run, and grow a successful business. From writing a solid contract to finding reliable vendors, our experts help you identify your niche, teach you how to scout potential clients, evaluate the competition, market your business, and more.Discover how to:Identify a niche and establish yourself within the industryBuild a loyal customer base for large and small eventsImplement targeted strategies for planning commercial, political, civic, social events, and morePromote your business, events, and yourself with Pinterest, Instagram, and other social and online marketing toolsDevelop proposals, vendor agreements, contracts, and manage day-to-day operations and costsKeep within budget using money-saving tips and industry-tested ideasPlus, gain valuable insights from interviews with practicing event planners, and stay on track with checklists, worksheets, and other resources.Everything you need to make your event planning business a successful reality is right here—get the party started today!
Profits from PagesSelf-publishing is a fast-growing industry, and bookstores and consumers alike now acknowledge the value of self-published books. In this valuable guide, industry experts coach you in becoming a player in the self-publishing arena—whether it is self-publishing your own book or providing professional services for others who want to self-publish.Our experts reveal the tricks of the self-publishing trade: how to evaluate book ideas and recognize a hot-seller; how to develop an effective marketing plan; getting books reviewed and landing great publicity; getting books into traditional and non-traditional sales channels; tapping into the potential of online publishing, and more.Addresses dramatic game-changers including print-on-demand and ebooksReviews industry player offerings including Ingram and AmazonCovers critical marketing tools including author websites and social media marketingFeatures interviews with industry insiders and practicing self-published authorsPlus, a quick-reference guide to every step in the publishing process helps you along your way.
Start Your Own Transportation Service shows readers how to create a revenue stream by thinking outside the traditional transportation box. Features information on how to start businesses in the areas of ridesharing, executive car service, special events, medical transport, and pedicab/party services. The personal transportation business is the hottest trend in the service industry, offering riders an alternative to traditional taxi, bus, and shuttle services. The perfect business for the entrepreneur, a transportation service allows business owners to go as big or as small as their market allows, from a single-car rideshare service to a full-fleet operation with multiple drivers. Featuring Entrepreneur's trusted branding and strategies, this title gives readers the keys to success.