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Starting up on your own

Johnson, Mike

Starting up on your own

how to succeed as an independent consultant or freelance

by Johnson, Mike

  • 28 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Financial Times Prentice Hall in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consultants,
  • Consultants -- Marketing,
  • New business enterprises -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMike Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD69.C6 J637 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062626M
    ISBN 109780273731177
    LC Control Number2009038820

    Running your own business is a lot of work, it’s easy to get overwhelmed just thinking about all the parts that go into a business start-up. There are state and local regulations and licenses, website creation and maintenance, printing needs, advertisement decisions, venue contract, venue showings, décor options, and so much more. It seems.   The first thing you will have to do to stat your very own photo book business is to do some research and acquire the appropriate software. Some of the more popular programs that you should probably give serious consideration to are: Photoshop, QwarkXPress, and InDesign.


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