The Four Pillars
Thursday, May 19th, 7-9PM
Have you ever been interested in starting your own business? The Patchogue-Medford Library will be hosting Susan McLaughlin Esq. of St. Joseph’s College, who will talk about the four pillars of business success. She can help you discover how to turn your passion into profits by learning essential first steps to building the business of your dreams. Click here to register for the program. Spanish simultaneous interpretation will also be available through Caracol Interpreters Cooperative.
Small Business owners don’t have to do it alone. The library provides resources such as business plans, books on starting a business, and popular resources like Reference USA.
Reference USA is an excellent way to research your potential markets. You can find similar businesses in the area and find information from competitors. You can also search the profiles of consumers within a zone.
Did you know you could read new and past issues of Entrepreneur Magazine online through Flipster?
Here are some other titles resources on startups and entrepreneurship available at the library, plus some of my personal favorites:
A guide to the marketing process explains how to establish a marketing focus, develop strategies, create advertisements, and capitalize on online resources.
Everything you need to start a business, from creating a solid business plan and selecting a marketable name to business contracts, taxes, and reaching customers online.
This book is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as managers and other key small business employees, who want a practical and comprehensive guide to business law. The book helps owners and managers steer clear of legal problems and avoid unnecessary legal fees.
When columnist Paul Downs was approached by the New York Times to write for their “You’re the Boss” blog, he had been running his custom furniture business for 24 years strong – or, mostly strong. Now, he embarks on a book-length essay that intends to show a portrait of a real business, with a real boss, a real set of employees, and the real challenges they face, in hopes of promoting a better understanding of the behaviors of small business owners.
With any endeavor, good planning is the key to good results—especially in the launch of a new business or product.Business Plans That Work gives you an easy-to-follow template for conceptualizing, writing, focusing, and revising a business plan that converts your business idea into financial profit.
The bestselling author draws from his popular show #AskGaryVee to offer surprising, often outrageous, and imminently useful and honest answers to everything you’ve ever wanted to know – and more – about navigating the new world. Showcasing the most useful and interesting questions Gary has addressed on his popular show. Gary presents practical, timely, and timeless advice on marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, and everything else you’ve been afraid to ask but are dying to know.
Starting a business? Don’t sweat it! Reflecting today’s unique opportunities and challenges, Starting a Business All-In-One For Dummies is packed with everything you need to manage your personal and business risks and successfully navigate your first year in business. Written in plain English and packed with simple, step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to start up your dream business from scratch, write a winning business plan, secure financing, manage your risks successfully, navigate your first year of operation, and much more!
Business and Entrepreneurship Podcasts:
Short, 20-minute podcast on creating passive income, which is income which requires microscopic work.
Long Island Native and all-around doer Tim Ferriss interviews successful businesspeople and asks them how they work smarter.
Launched in 2010 and hosted by Beth Buelow, ACC, the podcast is a lively space for conversation, learning, and sharing. Through interviews and discussions, we’ll talk about business and life from an introvert perspective, providing resources, advice, and inspiration.
Business and Entrepreneurship Vloggers:
Kevin Rose is a serial entrepreneur and General Partner at Google Ventures. Previously Kevin founded Digg (acquired by Betaworks), Revision3 (acquired by Discovery Channel), and Milk Inc. (acquired by Google). Kevin currently serves on the board of directors of the Tony Hawk Foundation.
He has been featured on the cover of Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, and RedHerring. Kevin was named a “Top 25 Angel Investors” by Bloomberg, “Top 25 Web Celebrities” by Forbes, “Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web” by Time and BusinessWeek magazines, and one of MITs “Top 35 Innovators under 35”.
Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of entrepreneurship. Calacanis, a podcasting pioneer, gives you an insider’s look at what’s happening in the tech industry with his trademark blunt style and good humor. Looking to start your own company? Need strategies for improving your business of motivating your team? Just want to catch up on what’s happening in Silicon Valley and beyond? Your journey begins here.
A Startup Article Aggregator: