Peri Pakroo, Author & Coach

Creative, smart strategies for self-employment & small business.

Books

The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide, 2nd edition (2012)
by Peri Pakroo

Find out how to start and run a successful business, with specific emphasis on your concerns as a woman entrepreneur.

Approximately eight million U.S businesses are currently women-owned, and the number is growing at twice the national average for all businesses. As one of the millions of aspiring female small business owners, you know that there are specific issues and questions that need to be addressed when you’re setting up shop. The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise.

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The Small Business-Start-Up Kit, 7th edition (2012)
by Peri Pakroo

Many people dream of running a business of their own — but often don’t know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence.

It explains in plain English how to:

  • choose the best business structure
  • write an effective business plan
  • file the right forms in the right place

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The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California, 9th edition (2012)
by Peri Pakroo

This book offers all the information from the national edition of The Small Business Start-Up Kit, plus California-specific information. Includes details on California regulations and taxes, and state-specific forms.

The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California outlines how to set up your enterprise in the Golden State quickly and easily, pointing out the hurdles, fees and forms along the way. Clear and straight to the point, the book explains how to:

  • choose the best business structure
  • write an effective business plan
  • file the right forms in the right place

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Starting & Building a Nonprofit, 4th edition (2011)
by Peri Pakroo

If you’re ready to save the world, here’s the book you need. Rescue a school library. Preserve an endangered species. Support the arts. Whatever it is you want to do to give back to your community, Starting & Building a Nonprofit provides the kick-start you need.

Filled with user-friendly information, practical advice and step-by-step instructions, this book is your guide through the process of getting your nonprofit up and running. It explains how to:

  • pick the perfect name for your organization
  • structure a nonprofit to achieve your goals
  • choose a federal tax-exempt status

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