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Home-Based Business Fact Sheets & Entire Series
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Home-Based Business Fact Sheets & Entire Series
Item #3031
From UMaine Extension
10 fact sheets designed to support small-scale and/or home-based business owners. 50 pages in all. For free downloads see individual items. Select this item to buy entire series of 10 bulletins---or select only specific bulletins below---and click "add to cart" at bottom of page.
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Market Potential for Retail Businesses in Maine
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Market Potential for Retail Businesses in Maine
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3006
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Knowing your local market is vital to starting a retail business. This 4-page fact sheet explains how to estimate market threshold and sales potential. Includes 2001 data on numbers of Maine stores by business category. 2002. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML, (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a printout..
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Starting a Home Business
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Starting a Home Business
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3007
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Operating a home business can be rewarding, but it isn't for everyone. This 8-page fact sheet outlines the major factors to consider and includes a checklist for starting a business. 1997, 2001, 2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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Capital Sources for Your Business
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Capital Sources for Your Business
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3008
Publisher: UMaine Extension
A lack of sufficient capital is the cause of many small business failures. This 6-page fact sheet discusses sources and types of capital, as well as how lenders view applicants. 1996. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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How to Organize Your Business
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How to Organize Your Business
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3009
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Are you wondering whether your business should be organized as a sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, corporation, "S" corporation, or limited liability company? This 5-page bulletin can help you decide. 1996. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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Record Keeping for Profit
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Record Keeping for Profit
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3010
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Good business records can save you money and serve as an important management tool. This 6-page fact sheet discusses bookkeeping systems, the bookkeeper's role, the accountant's role, the record-keeping costs associated with hiring employees, and how to use your records to make sound business decisions. 1999, 2001, 2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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How to Insure Your Business
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How to Insure Your Business
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3011
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Insurance can protect business and personal assets against losses from property damage or claims filed against the business. This 4-page fact sheet covers insurance types, state laws, insurance options and steps to setting up an insurance program. 1996, 2001, 2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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Estimating Retail Market Potential
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Estimating Retail Market Potential
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3012
Publisher: UMaine Extension
The right location can determine if your new business is successful. How do you gauge the economic potential of your prospective business site and community? This 4-page fact sheet outlines some common retail trade area analysis methods. 1996, 2001, 2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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So Youre in Sales
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So Youre in Sales
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3013
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Chances are that if you're in business, you are in some way making sales. This 6-page fact sheet focuses on attitudes, knowledge and skills helpful to the selling process for the home-based business person. 1996, 2001,2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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Taxes and Permits
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Taxes and Permits
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #3014
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Government regulations and taxes are business "facts of life." This 6-page fact sheet discusses zoning, permits, taxes and state of Maine licensing agencies. 1996, 2001, 2008. See item #3031 for entire home-based business series. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML, (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a printout..
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Starting a Business in Your Home: Weighing the Pros and Cons
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Starting a Business in Your Home: Weighing the Pros and Cons
Home-Based Business Series/3031
ISBN #4190
Publisher: UMaine Extension
This 3-page fact sheet can help you weigh the advantages and disadvantages of operating a home-based business. Offers suggestions for balancing family and business needs. 2000. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.
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