The Home-Based Business Kit: From Hobby To Profit

  • Paperback: 275 pages
  • Publisher: Sphinx Publishing (December 30, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1572484845

This book is designed to help the reader identify the information needed to start a home business based on a hobby or special interest. It helps the reader think through all aspects of what is needed and the practical steps to take in order to get underway. These resources include financial as well as promotional assistance, at both the state and federal levels.

The book covers such diverse topics as: what is special about a home-based business; a discussion of ethics in business (one of the hottest topics on the national scene today); financial and managerial issues; legal requirements and protections; business plans; and federal and state tax considerations.

Appendices include the following: sample articles of incorporation and bylaws; budget worksheets; lists of activities that could become small businesses; sample business plans; sample marketing plans; and state-by-state business filing information.

About the Author
Diana Brodman Summers has an undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University and her JD from DePaul College of Law, Chicago, Illinois.

D-M Boulay is an attorney-mediator and arbiter for business disputes, health matters and family law situations. She has coauthored many self-help titles including. The Entrepreneur’s Legal Guide. Ms. Boulay currently resides in Roseville, Minnesota.