Complete Guide to Starting a Business on a Budget
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821 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2017
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Includes:
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Determine which type of business they want to start.
  • Develop a business plan.
  • Create your business website and matching email.
  • Determine your target market and ideal customer.
  • Create fool-proof marketing and public relations on a budget.
  • Determine which business entity works best and how to file.
  • Understand business accounts and merchant accounts.
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Requirements
  • Anyone who wants to start a business.
  • Anyone who is on a budget.
Description

Hello!  I am so excited that you chose the Complete Guide to Starting a Business on a Budget.  I know that you will achieve whatever you set your mind to.  This course will cut through some of the pitfall that happen when setting up a business. Don't make the same mistakes I did.  Learn the right things to do from the start!

You will learn:

  • Types of businesses and business models
  • Importance of a business website and how to get one on a budget
  • Who is your ideal customer?  Who will keep buying from you again and again?
  • Is it possible to market your business on a small budget?  Yes, yes it is
  • What about accepting payments and banking stuff?
  • Should you have a business partner?  Are there alternatives?

I hope that this course is one that you will come back to again and again!  Let's get to work!

Here is to your success!

Sam

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to start a business on a budget.
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Complete Guide to Starting a Business on a Budget
7 Lectures 30:13

Welcome to the Complete Guide to Starting a Business on a Budget!  I am so excited that you chose this course!  

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Business Banking and Merchant Accounts
04:38

This lecture discusses that pros and cons of having a business partner versus a strategic partnership.  

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Business Partnerships: Should You Have One?
03:26
About the Instructor
Samantha Snow Ward, J.D.
4.2 Average rating
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1,381 Students
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Attorney, Speaker, Professor

My name is Samantha Ward, and I am originally from Galveston, Texas. I received my Doctorate of Juris Prudence (J.D.) from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1999. I received a B.A. in Spanish and Political Science from Central Methodist University in 1996.

I have designed curriculum for top-level executives, attorneys, bar associations, law schools, law firms, legal assistants, paralegals, law enforcement, the military, and many more. My experience includes curriculum and presentation of live, on-site programs, conferences, telephone seminars, webinars, live webcasting, developing digital libraries, and more. I have taught, presented, and consulted for Post University, Ohio Christian University, Austin Women’s Small Business Alliance, the New Jersey Institute for CLE, Seattle University Law School, Cumberland Law School at Samford University (Birmingham, Alabama), the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Oklahoma Bar Association, the State Bar of New Mexico, the Association of Continuing Legal Education Professionals (ACLEA), the Missouri Bar, the Missouri Department of Revenue, Central Methodist University, Moberly Area College, and Mineral Area College.

I have interpreted and translated for several Missouri courts and for the Bootheel Migrant Farmworkers’ Project.

I am an attorney and mediator for Student and Legal Mediation Services at Sam Houston State University.  And, I recently served as the Assistant Director and CLE Programs Attorney at The Missouri Bar. I practiced law for a number of years in Federal Bankruptcy Court, and practiced probate/wills, and contract review in Texas, Missouri and Kansas.

My international experience includes a study abroad with Duke University in Spain, and a language exchange in Mexico City, Mexico.  I completed a year-long trip through Spain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

I am a licensed attorney in Texas and Missouri. I have been published in the Texas Bar Journal, the Atlanta Lawyer Magazine, the North Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly, and Missouri Lawyers’ Weekly. I was featured in Law Enforcement Technology News and the Memphis Bar Journal in the fall of 2008.  The American Bar Association is publishing my book, The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebook (ABA 2010).

I am an officer of the Walker County Bar Association, and am active in the Huntsville Junior Service League.