Book DescriptionAs a private consultant you can turn the expertise and knowledge you already have into a successful business. And this easy-to-use guide shows you howfrom marketing yourself and billing your time to planning for taxes and much more. Everything you need to know to become a well-paid consultant including: Overviews of the top 20 consulting businesses thriving today, with answers to commonly asked questions. Proven tips and advice for assessing your skills and creating your niche, finding and keeping clients, deciding what to charge, developing a winning style and more. Step-by-step instructions for creating marketing and business plans, obtaining financing, promoting your business, keeping records, and much more. Free Ultimate Financial Forecaster software for easily creating P&Ls, cash flow statements and balance sheets. Printable charts, checklists, work sheets and sample forms. Plus a special bonus CD featuring inspirational and informative audio profiles of successful entrepreneurs and American business pioneers from the renowned "Dream Warriors" radio series. For more than 25 years, Entrepreneur magazines Start-Up Guides have helped thousands of entrepreneurs start and run their own successful businesses. Now these acclaimed guides are available in an audio format--perfect for busy entrepreneurs who want and need information on the go. Dont wait another minute. Pick up this guide and start on the path to entrepreneurial success today!
Become a direct sales success story with this insider guide to making it big Direct Selling For Dummies is the perfect resource for anyone involved or interested in direct sales. Written by a 35-year veteran of this booming industry, this useful guide teaches you everything you need to know to achieve and maintain lasting success. You'll learn the insider tips that only the pros know, and how to structure your business, your time, and your customer relationships to optimize sales and achieve your goals. Compare party plans, multi-level marketing, and hybrid models to see where your talents fit best, and discover the most effective ways to promote your products and get people interested. You'll leverage social media as one of the most powerful tools in modern sales, and gain new ideas for recruiting, booking, and time management. With clear guidance and a fun, friendly style, this book gives you the strategies you need to be a direct sales success. The direct sales industry is going strong, with more participants now than any time in the past, yet with less face-to-face engagement. Businesses are operating online, people are shopping online, and more people are recruiting through platforms like social media. If you hope to be a direct sales success, now is the time to get up to speed on what that means today. This book shows you everything you need to know, and gives you the tools you need to put your ideas into action. Choose the right direct sales model Secure bookings and manage your time Recruit and drive interest in the product and company Harness the power of social media to make sales Direct sales can be your ticket to independence. Stop punching the clock and become your own boss – and watch your income grow. With Direct Selling For Dummies, you'll have the skills and information you need to be a success.
Calling all teenagers—quit the moaning and start loving life! Don't be a cliché. Don't stay in your bedroom grunting and grumbling. How about getting motivated, energized and start making a difference?! The Art of Being A Brilliant Teenager teaches you how to become your very best self—and how to figure out who that is, exactly. The bestselling authors of The Art of Being Brilliant and Be Brilliant Everyday are experts in the art of happiness and positive psychology and, with this new book, you'll find your way to becoming brilliant at school, work, and life in general. Stay cool under all the pressures you're facing, and plot a map for the future that takes you wherever it is you want to go. Become proactive, determined, successful and most importantly: happy! Fact: your life span is about four thousand weeks. It seems like a lot, but it's not. Complaining about life, homework, parents, and relationships may be normal now, but don't let it become your defining trait. When you're forty years old and still moaning, a big chunk of your four thousand weeks have slipped by, and you're no closer to happiness than you were as a teen. This book is a guide to starting the journey to your ideal life now, instead of wasting time being a drip. Discover the real you, and what you want out of life Stop moaning and get moving now, while there's plenty of time Lose your bad habits before they become your personality Figure out how you want to contribute, and find a way to do it The bottom line is this: it's easy to be the average version of yourself, but is that really all you want? Don't you want to achieve something? Get started now. The Art of Being A Brilliant Teenager helps you figure out where you want to go, and how to get there. So, whether you're an ambitious teenager, a parent or teacher desperate to turn a down-beat teenager into a ray of positivity and delight, How to Be a Brilliant Teenager is here to help.
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The key to perfecting your communication strategy. Great communication skills can make all the difference in your personal and professional life, and expert author Elizabeth Kuhnke shares with you her top tips for successful communication in any situation. Packed with advice on active listening, building rapport with people, verbal and non-verbal communication, communicating using modern technology, and lots more, Communication Skills For Dummies is a comprehensive communication resource no professional should be without! Get ahead in the workplace. Use effective communication skills to secure that new job offer. Convince friends and family to support you on a new venture. Utilising a core of simple skills, Communication Skills For Dummies will help you shine - in no time!
You want to learn, from where undertakes, for what and how your own "now" is formed? Read further, and to you the mystery of own life will be revealed. Still about it only guessed. Now, having come to the key, you will understand for what you live and as it is possible to change the life. No fantasy will be compared to the paradoxes of reality opened and provided here.
There has never been more opportunity for financial planners–or more reasons for financial professionals to consider switching the direction of their careers into this lucrative field. Today's planners will cash in on the huge surge of baby boomers preparing for retirement in the decades ahead. And as the number and complexity of investments rises, more individuals will look to financial advisers to help manage their money. In the new paperback edition of this guide, Jeffrey H. Rattiner, a practicing financial planner and educator, provides a complete, systematic, turnkey framework for the aspiring planner to follow. Starting from the key question, «Why do you want to be a financial planner?» the author guides you through the development of an effective infrastructure and client management system for your practice. The many essential concepts are clearly illustrated with examples from practicing professionals. Throughout this handbook, Rattiner provides personal insights on how and why a planner must develop a solid understanding of client needs before building a comprehensive financial plan. Getting Started as a Financial Planner has everything one needs to know—from how to set up a practice and communicate with clients to how to manage investments and market services—in order to launch a career in financial planning and to attain success in this high-growth profession.
A guide to building wealth by designing, creating, and marketing a successful app across any platform Chad Mureta has made millions starting and running his own successful app business, and now he explains how you can do it, too, in this non-technical, easy-to-follow guide. App Empire provides the confidence and the tools necessary for taking the next step towards financial success and freedom. The book caters to many platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry. This book includes real-world examples to inspire those who are looking to cash in on the App gold rush. Learn how to set up your business so that it works while you don't, and turn a simple idea into a passive revenue stream. Discover marketing strategies that few developers know and/or use Learn the success formula for getting thousands of downloads a day for one App Learn the secret to why some Apps get visibility while others don't Get insights to help you understand the App store market App Empire delivers advice on the most essential things you must do in order to achieve success with an app. Turn your simple app idea into cash flow today!
Not your average business self-help book, Impact! is a 'total person' development guide that says 'who you are impacts everything you do’. It doesn't focus on what's wrong with you but rather what's right with you so that you can turn your potential into performance. The secret to success and fulfillment-both professionally and personally-is that you should stop trying to 'fit in' and become what others want you to be; that you can become more productive, powerful, and passionate by becoming more of who you were meant to be instead. Why? Because no longer is there any separation between who you are and what you do! With step-by-step strategies and smart insight, you will learn how to have significant positive impact in your life and in your career; you'll learn how to unlock your personal power; live your life with purpose; appreciate your family; identify your greatest gifts and talents; value your failures and learn from them; stand up for yourself; give yourself permission to stand out; and start to ask for what you want. Best of all, you will learn how to be seen, heard and celebrated for being authentic – for being exactly who you are. Serious advice for women who want to live passionate, successful, and happier lives at home and professionally Shows you how to re-engage with yourself, figure out what you want and why you want it, and take charge of your career and life Author Nancy Solomon is an expert in the field of personal development and human potential The key to Impact! lies in knowing yourself intimately, leading your life from the inside out, and using your strengths to become happier and more fulfilled. Impact! shows you who you are, where you're going and how to get there. It also helps you to get out of your own way!
Want to have a wonderful wedding away from home? Destination Weddings For Dummies is your all-in-one guide to getting married out of town, giving you savvy tips on everything from making travel arrangements to hiring vendors to dressing the wedding party. Fron Vegas to the Vatican, this hands-on, practical resource helps you arrange a unique, unforgettable wedding anywhere in the world. Focusing on the various ways you can use the Internet in your planning, Destination Weddings For Dummies is filled with Web tips, shortcuts, and URLs, as well as instructions for creating your own digital wedding planner. You’ll see how to establish a realistic wedding budget and get your friends and family on board.
Everything you need to know about your new N1 camera! Portable and full color, this guide is packed with everything you want and need to know in order to take amazing photos using your new Nikon Camera N1. Veteran author J. Dennis Thomas walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of the N1 using step-by-step instructions and providing full-color images of each menu screen. You'll learn how to adjust white balance, autofocus, and exposure as well as choose lens and adjust settings. The handy trim size allows this guide to go where you go, allowing you easy access to information quickly so you can get the exact shot you want when you want it. Helps you make the most of your Camera N1 and get the shots you want Features valuable insight from a successful professional photographer for capturing unique and memorable portrait, candid, action, travel, sports, and other shots Provides step-by-step explanations on techniques and tips, all aimed at getting you comfortable and confident with your camera Go beyond the basic manual and the standard settings and see what your Camera N1 can do with Camera N1 Digital Field Guide!
Get more done in Office 2010 in less time with these Quick Tips! Whether you're new to Microsoft Office or updating from older versions, this is the perfect resource to get you quickly up to speed on Office 2010. Every application is covered, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher. Full-color screenshots and numbered steps clearly explain dozens of features and functions-while quick shortcuts, tips, and tricks help you save time and boost productivity. You'll also find great new ways to access and use some Office apps right from the Web. Walks you through dozens of new features and functions of Microsoft Office 2010 Covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher Uses straightforward descriptions and explanations, full-color screenshots, and easy-to-follow numbered steps to help you glean what you need, fast Boosts your productivity with shortcuts, tips, and tricks that help you work smarter and faster Put Office 2010 to work for you in no time with the invaluable quick tips in Office 2010 Visual Quick Tips.
How many hours have you spent trying to get LATEX to do what You want? If the answer is too many, then you need LATEX Line by Line. Written for LATEX novices, this book starts from the very basics providing clear explanations and realistic examples. The book is designed to help you find solutions to specific tasks, such as indexing, setting complicated mathematics and producing simple line diagrams. It also aims to guide you through the process of creating documents as simple as letters and articles or as complex as booksall to a professional presentational quality. The glossary provides guidance on every standard commandand a few non-standard ones too. Although the book provides a comprehensive introduction to the latest version of LATEX, namely LATEX 2ε, an appendix clearly explains the differences between LATEX 2ε and the original version of LATEX. In this way, the book can profitably be used by people who still have the older version. Many of the examples of typesetting that are given in the book are coded as templates and are available on the accompanying Website. They can be used as recipes or skeletons which can be customized by making minor adjustments to the commands. Full explanations of how these documents have been constructed are given for those wanting to better understand the inner workings of this flexible and powerful package.
A full-color, portable guide to getting all the fun and productivity from Twitter Twitter is hot! It's used by everyone from teens keeping up with their friends to fundraising charities and organizations responding to natural disasters; even President Obama tweets. Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets gets you in on the fun, taking you all the way from setting up an account to incorporating cool third-party applications. Defined as microblogging, Twitter allows you to be as active or passive as you choose in keeping up with the conversation. Limited to 140 characters per comment, or «tweet», it's designed for here-and-now communication. This handy guide gives you everything you need to know. Guides you through setting up an account and following Twitter rules Explains how to tweet from mobile devices Shows how to add Twitter to a blog or to other social networking sites such as Facebook Offers ideas for using Twitter in business as well as for personal contacts Covers Twitter terminology Provides useful tips and tricks for expanding Twitter's usefulness through third-party applications Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets explores all the features of Twitter, so you can join the conversation and discover what all the buzz is about.
In this inspirational how-to photography book, the photo experts at National Geographic share their invaluable tips, advice and insights alongside more than 200 breathtaking photos-from glorious landscapes to intimate moments, from black-and-white to exuberant color, from the exotic to the homespun. These stunning and evocative photos, drawn from National Geographic's thriving online photography community "Your Shot", provide inspiration for photographers of all skill levels. This book reveals inside stories on how the featured photographers were able to get these incredible shots, and is filled with encouragement and inspiration for the artist and dreamer inside all of us.