Let’s Get Down to Business

Are you kicking off the New Year with a new business? The Pratt can help! Budding entrepreneurs and business owners will appreciate these books.

How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan
By Ashley Cheeks

Every great business starts with a great idea but it can be tough turning that idea into a concrete business plan. Ashley Cheeks teaches entrepreneurs how to clarify your business strategy, maximize your odds for bank and lender funding, and create a strong impression when pitching to investors.

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Starting a Business: All-In-One for Dummies
By Bob Nelson

Featuring new content that reflects the latest laws, business climate, and startup considerations, this book offers important practical advice entrepreneurs need to start any type of business from the ground up.

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Taxes for Small Business
By Mark Smith

If you are ready to take control over your own business and taxes, or you are starting up a new small business, this book will help you get started! Learn how to file your taxes with the proper paperwork and when you need to have your paperwork into the IRS office.

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Looking to learn more?
Stop by the Central Library for these events in February.

Small Business 101
Monday, February 10 at 5pm
Central Library

The Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship is offering this workshop to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with methods to securing capital, creating a business plan, marketing, and more.

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Business and Nonprofit Resource Fair
Saturday, February 22 at 10am
Central Library

This free event is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and nonprofits to connect, learn, and discover local resources.

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