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Small Business Books for Australian and New Zealand businesses

Creating a Business Plan for Dummies

Whether you have been in business for a while or you're starting a new business from scratch, Creating a Business Plan for Dummies explains how to formulate a winning plan and guide your business to success.  From the basics of setting up a budget to working out exactly what you want to achieve with your business, this book offers practical advice every step of the way, including:

  • Step-by-step instructions to build forecasts in Excel
  • How to work out which pricing strategy fits
  • Help with adjusting expenses to stay on track
  • Ways to analyse industry trends
  • Advice on managing risk
  • Tricks to impress with a well-presented plan
  • Things to ask yourself before signing off on your plan
  • Links to valuable online resources such as how-to videos and downloadable templates.

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MYOB and Getting Started in Bookkeeping Bundle

Want to learn how to use MYOB Accounting but also need a bit of background in bookkeeping basics? This no-fuss bundle includes the bestselling MYOB Software For Dummies along with Getting Started in Bookkeeping For Dummies.

MYOB Software For Dummies covers the AccountRight range of MYOB software, as well as  BusinessBasics, FirstEdge, MYOB Accounting and MYOB Accounting Plus, and is the perfect starting point for beginners. Now in its eighth edition, MYOB Software for Dummies has sold over 60,000 copies in Australia alone.

Getting Started in Bookkeeping For Dummies is a straightforward reference to keeping the finances of any business, no matter how large or small, in order.

List price: $54.95 (AUS dollars, includes GST)  Availability: ships within 48 hours

Freight: $9.50 for Australia and New Zealand

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Bookkeeping for Dummies

Learn to get to grips with bookkeeping basics, record business transactions correctly, manage employee payroll and decipher GST. This new edition to the Dummies series is the quintessential guide to your bookkeeping needs.

Bookkeeping for Dummies

  • Hassle-free instructions to record transactions month by month
  • How to translate the financial lingo, know your assets from your lingo.
  • Strategies to prepare financial reports and analyse profit and loss statements
  • How to crack the GST code  and keep the tax wolves away.
  • How to stay on the right side of the law

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Bookkeeping For Dummies


Small Business For Dummies

Thinking about starting a new business? Searching for ways to run your small business better? This essential reference covers everything any Australian or New Zealand small business needs to know, including vital topics such as business planning and franchising, budgeting and GST, marketing and  online sales.

The latest edition of Small Business For Dummies includes:

* Tips for getting into the franchising game
* How to register your business name and pick a business structure
* Strategies for creating the right image for your business
* How to avoid unfair dismissal claims
* How to build a website that generates both profits and sales
* Advice on ways to balance your work and your life
* How to sell your business at the best possible price
* Special tips for manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers

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Small Business For Dummies

Business Plans For Dummies

Learn how to create a blueprint for growth and profits, differentiate your business from the competition, create financial projections, be a great manager and last but not least, expand your business.

Business Plans for Dummies includes:

*  Plan for the future
*  Identify customers and their needs
*  Differentiate your business from its competitors
*  Create financial projections
*  Be a great manager
*  Expand your business

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Business Plans For Dummies

Getting Started in Small Business

Are you thinking about starting your own small business but don't know where to begin? Or have you recently begun trading and discovered it's not as easy as you thought? This easy-to-follow guide covers the basics of getting started in small business.

In Getting Started in Small Business you’ll discover:

* An analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of owning a small business
* How to balance your dreams against reality
* Tips on building profitable customer relationships
* Explanations of how to hire your first employee
* How to understand key financial statements
* Strategies to develop business and marketing plans
* How to make bookkeeping stress-free
* Important facts about GST

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