Start a Successful Business

Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire

by Colleen DeBaise

On Sale: February 1, 2018

Price: $22.99

Book Summary

Don’t start your business alone. Launch your dreams with the guidance of these titans of business!

About the Book

With stories and advice from a fleet of trusted experts, this book is for anyone wishing to get their business off the ground and become the next wildly successful entrepreneur everyone is reading about.

For decades, makers, doers, and dreamers have turned to Inc. for help in getting their businesses off the ground. The insanely successful entrepreneurs behind organizations like Skullcandy, Spanx, Elon Musk, and Airbnb learned lessons at every stage, experienced unexpected setbacks, and in the end triumphed wildly. All along, Inc. was there capturing it all so that others could experience even greater successes than these titans of business.

From brainstorming to crowdfunding to building partnerships, the book walks new and aspiring founders through seven crucial stages, including:

  • Establishing a brilliant business idea
  • Selecting the best structure and strategy for your startup
  • Getting the word out and building clientele
  • Preparing to go global


Learn how Elon Musk stays wildly productive. Discover how Sarah Blakely got the inspiration for Spanx. Read the stories of how a hashtag accelerated Airbnb’s success and how Warby Parker shook up the eyewear industry with its innovative, socially conscious business model. Start a Successful Business gathers these important lessons into a single path-charting guide.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814439180
  • ISBN 10: 0814439187
  • On Sale: February 1, 2018
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: $22.99
  • Trim Size: 152.000mm x 229.000mm x 16.000mm
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / New Business Enterprises
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Small Business
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Crowdfunding