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Turn Your Talent into a Business

A guide to earning a living from your hobby

By Emma Jones and Country Living

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About the Authors

Emma Jones

Emma Jones is founder and editor of Enterprise Nation, the home business website, and has started two businesses herself from home offices in London, Manchester and rural Shropshire. Following a career with an international accountancy firm, Emma started her first business at the age of 27 and successfully sold it just 15 months after launch. The home business website was launched in 2006, and ... Read more on Emma Jones

Contents Listing

Introduction
Foreword by Lisa Sykes, Features Editor, Country Living Magazine
Who is this book for?
Contributors

1. Making the move from hobby to business
2. I'M OFF
3. The must dos: Registering the company and protecting your brand
4. Create the perfect work environment and top tech tips
5. Starting on a budget and basic financial planning
6. Selling
7. Make some noise!
8. Putting on a professional face
9. Happy customers and balanced business - a recipe for success
10. Grow the business without outgrowing home

Conclusion
Introduction
Foreword by Lisa Sykes, Features Editor, Country Living Magazine
Who is this book for?
Contributors

1. Making the move from hobby to business
2. I'M OFF
3. The must dos: Registering the company and protecting your brand
4. Create the perfect work environment and top tech tips
5. Starting on a budget and basic financial planning
6. Selling
7. Make some noise!
8. Putting on a professio ...

Jacket Text

Everyone has a talent, and there's never been a better time to turn your talent into turnover. Written in plain English, this book, by small business guru Emma Jones, takes you step-by-step through the process, and is also packed with case studies and top tips from people who have successfully made the leap.

Produced in partnership with Country Living Magazine, this book is for anyone who has a passion, skill or hobby and an interest in turning it into a business. You will discover how to:

- Make sales beyond your friends and family
- Promote your brand and become well known
- Register your company and manage your finances
- Embrace technology to save you time and money
- Convey a professional image both online and off
- Create a support network and work with partners

Above all, it shows you how to make money from doing what you love!

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Media Coverage

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Enterprise Nation

Enterprise Nation readers will know that we all have a talent for something ? and we love to feature the stories of people who have started to generate income from their hobby or passion and then ...

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UK Craft Blog

"A very enjoyable read...All the information you need to be able to start on your own is included within the 260 pages, along with some fantastic advice about how to conduct your business affairs and ...

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UK Craft Blog

"Emma Jones knows her onions when it comes to starting up a business...perfect for crafty types who feel a little overwhelmed by the abundance of info on the net and need a good starting point to get ...

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Thesewingdirectory.co.uk

"Really easy to follow with everything broken down in simple chunks...ideal for beginners and covers all the basics to get you started."Business Book Reviews - Turn Your Talent into a Business - ...

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Mumstheboss.co.uk

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Allaboutyoubookshop.co.uk

Turn Your Talent into a Business was featured as the All About You Bookshop as Book of the Week- All About You Bookshop January 2012

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Enterprisenation.com

Turn your talent into a business in 2012- Enterprise Nation 5th January 2012

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Read all about it!- Kitchen Table Talent Blog3rd January 2012

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