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So You Want To Own The Store : Secrets to Running a Successful Retail Operation
Mort Brown and Thomas TillingIn the highly competitive retail world, the small-business owner needs pragmatic, current, down-to-earth advice to be successful. So You Want to Own the Store is a comprehensive handbook that provides step-by-step help for the prospective shopkeeper or home-based retail-business owner. Included are helpful hints from experiences store owners about every aspect of the business: choosing a location, defining store policies, training personnel, ordering, pricing, and displaying merchandise--even negotiating with the bank.
The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store: All you need to get started and succeed in your own retail adventure (Everything (Business & Personal Finance))
Dan Ramsey and Judy RamseyWhat are my start-up costs? How much will my store make? Should I sell online? How can I compete with larger stores?If you've ever considered owning a store but don't know where to start, The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Retail Store is perfect for you. This resource will help you recognize the importance of an independent retail store in community life and the opportunities it offers for a rewarding lifestyle. This comprehensive guide shows you how to:Spot and capitalize on small retailer trendsConduct your own market analysisResearch and select the most appropriate retailing softwareRun your business day to dayAttract customers with effective advertisingMake the leap to online sellingThis helpful handbook offers practical advice on retail store planning and management with valuable guidelines and real-world examples that can make the difference between your store's success and failure. This guide provides all the tools you need to run a store that your customers--and you--will enjoy for many years to come!
Cute Little Store: Between the entrepreneurial dream and business reality
Adeena MignognaIt's those first couple of years that can make or break a small business. Before you decide to open up your own retail shop, read this book! You're ready to take that risk (or you've already started). You know the odds are stacked against you, and you're looking for some moral support. You want to know how others have dealt with the first difficult years of owning their own retail business, their own "cute little store." Many books tell you how to start a business, but not many deal with what happens right after you've made that leap. Cute Little Store tells you about all the little pitfalls that happen along the way, and how to not let those pitfalls get in the way of your success. Cute Little Store gives you insights into: -How to deal with leasing and landlords -How to hire, retain, and treat your employees -How to deal with crazy customers, mean customers, and how to appreciate those customers who make your business worthwhile -How to prevent being burglarized -How to know who "the competition" is, why you should care, and how you can deal with it -How to market and advertise your business and unleash your creativity -How to survive those first two years, from business planning and organization to handling everyday crises -What techniques you can use to relieve your stress and keep yourself sane
Free Money, Free Stuff: The Select Guide to Public and Private Deals, Steals and Giveaways
No AuthorImagine! More than $100,000 worth of free money or services - all yours for the taking! Sounds impossible, but our experts confirm it is true. Local and federal government are more eager than you realize to help its citizens, and many corporations are eager to have potential customers sample their wares. Such as... Free long distance calls Free prescriptions Free movies Free computer supplies Free loans for schooling or launching a business Free lawn and garden supplies Free credit help Free lawyer help Free food staples They can all be yours, with the help of this simple, specific, and carefully fact-checked book.
iPhone & iPad Game Development For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))
Neal Goldstein, Jon Manning and Paris Buttfield-AddisonHere's the scoop on building and marketing great games for the iPhone and iPad!The iPhone and iPad are the hottest techno-gadgets on the market today, and games for it are even hotter. To help you cash in on the trend, this book shows what it takes to create a good iPhone and iPad game and how to get it into the App Store.Neal Goldstein, leader of an iPhone app startup company, and his co-authors show you how to build a game that will sell, include quality graphics, market your game through the App Store, and more. Whether you're a programming novice or an experienced developer looking to enter the game market, here's how to get going.Games for the iPhone are among the hottest apps in Apple's App StoreLearn to build two game applications – from beginning to endWritten by successful mobile app developers, this guide begins with how to get started, including downloading the SDK and filling your toolboxCovers programming with Objective-C and Cocoa, what makes a good game, graphics, and creating good mobile appsExplains how to market your game through the App StoreiPhone and iPad Game Development For Dummies can start you on a fun hobby or a lucrative career.Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.
Specialty Shop Retailing: Everything You Need to Know to Run Your Own Store
Carol L. SchroederUnlike other books on retailing, Specialty Shop Retailingis aimed at the reader who has a dream of opening a store, but little background in this type of business. The book takes into account the fact that their motivation is often not primarily monetary, but rather the intangible benefits of creating your own business and working with people and products that you love. This new and improved 3rd edition includes material about selling on the Internet, including eBay storefronts; online marketing and customer service improvements; and changes in the retailing field, such as competing with big box retailers and the demise of the sales rep system.
Etsy 101: Sell Your Crafts on Etsy, the DIY Marketplace for Handmade, Vintage and Crafting Supplies
Steve WeberStep away from the craft fair. Set up shop on Etsy, the world market for art, design and home decor!For artists, crafters, designers, and vintage resellers, it's a revolution. Never before has it been so easy to open a storefront that will reach millions of paying customers--with no up-front investment--online, in an afternoon!Learn how thousands of Etsians, young and old, have launched their business on a shoestring, usually part-time at home. See how to sell items quickly, earn money, and have fun doing it. Discover  the new twist on good old-fashioned word-of-mouth advertising made possible online, courtesy of Facebook, Google, and Etsy itself. You'll learn the best tools for making it all work, no computer geekery required.With tips to work smarter, you'll have more time to spend doing what you love: creating, finding new treasures, and belonging to a community of like-minded, independent artisans.Read easy-to-follow guides for registering on Etsy.com and selling your handmade items, vintage finds, or crafting supplies.Instantly supplement your brick-and-mortar store sales with an online sales outlet in the world's biggest and best-known artists' marketplace.See examples and insider tips from dozens of Etsy's top sellers.Learn to create an online shop and market your own brand.See how to describe and photograph your items like a consummate professional.Learn how to price your items to maximize your sales and fatten your profits.Learn how to process your Etsy payments and avoid scams.Get tax deductions for your home studio or office, and travel expenses.License your designs to extend your reach and earn more.Automate your administrative chores with Etsy apps.Learn to use keywords to drive visitors to your Etsy shop.Generate word of mouth and "free" advertising, and see why paid advertising is usually a waste of money.Take your business to the next level by attracting wholesalers and retailers.
Start Your Own Successful Retail Business (Start Your Own Retail Business)
Jan Kingaard and Entrepreneur PressOpen the Store of Your Dreams In every community, large or small, you're likely to see a variety of stores: clothing boutiques, gift shops, bookstores, specialty food shops, hardware stores... Their inventory may be totally different, but the steps involved in running them are much the same.Experts take the mystery out of success and show you how to: Select merchandise that will fly off shelves Desig your store to welcome customers and encourage purchases Run day-to-day operations, from running the cash register to computing daily profits Track inventory and prevent theft Hire great employees and train them to provide stellar customer service Set prices to maximize profits And more!
How to Do Everything iCloud
Jason R. RichGet off the ground with Apple's revolutionary iCloud file storage system How to Do Everything: iCloud makes it easy to wirelessly sync, store, and access your favorite files and data. Learn the basics of cloud computing and what you'll need to start using iCloud. Within minutes you'll be using iCloud to effortlessly share and sync iTunes, App Store, and iBookshop purchases; documents, files, and photos; iCal, Address Book data, and more--among all your Mac computers and iOS devices that are linked to the same iCloud account. This step-by-step guide helps you maximize all the powerful and versatile features of iCloud so you can get even more function and enjoyment from your iPad, iPhone, and Mac. Plus, you can easily transfer data, content, documents, and files between your Windows-based PC and Apple iOS devices. Configure and use iCloud Migrate existing Apple MobileMe accounts Evaluate and select the best online storage and music service alternatives to iTunes and iCloud Wirelessly back up your iPhone & iPad using iCloud Use Photo Stream to store, manage, and view digital photos on any computer or iOS device Sync and share iOS apps and app-related data Use iOS devices to stream content to your TV Troubleshoot and solve problems related to using iCloud
Origami Card Craft: 30 Clever Cards and Envelopes to Fold
Karen Elaine ThomasIn the time it takes to pick out a card at the store, you can fold a beautiful, handmade card specifically designed for your special someone. With Origami Card Craft, you can impress your friends with origami-inspired cards, boxes, and envelopes that pop up, fan out, and even hold hidden messages. Wow your sweetie with the Fold-Out Heart card or give a thank you to be remembered with the Pinwheel card. Here you’ll also learn to make five different envelopes to store and protect your creations. With over 25 years of experience in origami and paper crafting, author Karen Elaine Thomas shows you how easy it is to create unique cards out of folded paper, and gives you the skills necessary to read any origami pattern, in any language. With a few basic techniques under your belt and the endless opportunities that paper offers, there’s no limit to the dazzling cards you can create simply and quickly.
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