Business Startup Guides

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur starting a new business or a busy manager of an existing business? These simple business guides are designed to help you get started and get ahead. Download the short audio files and listen to them on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or digital audio player at home, in the office, or on-the-go.

Listen and learn during your daily commute, while driving, walking, exercising, or just waiting in line. Share them during team meetings to instantly increase productivity. Some guides include easy-to-use, downloadable templates that you may customize and use for your business needs. Select below:

Download business startup guides

Guide Description Price
Funding Your Business - 101Provides information for funding your business through friends & family, angels, banks, and VC's. If you're looking to finance your business, start here.

Related: Crowdfunding or P2P Lending - Which is Better for My Small Business?
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Writing a Business PlanProvides information for writing a business plan. Learn why having a business plan is so important to the success of your company, and find out what are the 13 main components of a business plan. Includes a template for creating your own business plan presentation.$4.99
Incorporating a CompanyProvides information for incorporating and forming a company as a sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, LLC, or corporation. Learn the differences between the various company forms, as well as some advantages and disadvantages of each. Includes a list of additional resources for you to get started. $4.99
Managing Cash FlowProvides information for managing and tracking the movement of cash into and out of your business. Managing cash flow is key to getting funding and keeping your business from failing. Includes a template for creating your own cash flow statement.$4.99
Protecting Your IdeaProvides information for protecting your intellectual property through patents, trademarks, copyrights, and non-disclosure agreements. Includes templates for creating an invention disclosure form and a non-disclosure agreement.$4.99
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