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Word of mouth MarketingThe Secrets of Word-of-Mouth Marketing: How to Trigger Exponential Sales Through Runaway Word of Mouth (e-Book)
by Mark Hughes

Learn tips for effective word-of-mouth marketing through company case stories and examples to build your audience and sales.

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How to Raise CapitalHow to Raise Capital
by Jeffry A. Timmons, Stephen Spinelli, and Andrew Zacharakis

A step-by-step guide on where to find venture capital, how to secure it, and what to do with the funding once you have it.

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Napoleon on Project ManagementNapoleon on Project Management: Timeless Lessons in Planning, Execution, and Leadership
by Jerry Manas

This book explores the key principles behind Napoleon's successes and downfall - and applies lessons learned to modern-day project management and leadership at all levels.

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If at First You Don't SucceedIf at First Your Don't Succeed: The Eight Patterns of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs
by Brent Bowers

Read real life illustrations of entrepreneurs who have overcome failure, risk, and setbacks to create highly successful companies.
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The Everything Managing People BookThe Everything Managing People Book: Quick and Easy Ways to Build, Motivate, and Nurture a First-Rate Team
by Gary McClain and Deborah S. Romaine

Find advice on hiring, firing, leadership, delegation, and effective feedback. The authors provide practical tips and innovative strategies to get the best out of your employees.

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How to Write a Business PlanHow to Write a Business Plan
by Mike McKeever

This book covers every step of writing a sound business plan - from evaluating the profitability of a business idea, to estimating operating expenses, to finding potential sources of financing, and presenting a plan to lenders.
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Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials is a database that provides detailed information on 300,000 domestic and international companies. Magazine articles, histories, investment reports, brand and product information, rankings, financial and industry overviews are included for these companies.


Reference USA

ReferenceUSA provides detailed information on more than
12.8 million U.S. businesses and
120 million U.S. residents.

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Business Plans Handbook

This is a collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America.

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