The Bootstrapper's Bible
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There’s never been a better time to start a business with no money. And this manifesto will show you how.
You've heard it before—"pull yourself up by your bootstraps." But how can you put that idea into practice? Seth Godin offers ideas, tips, and plans to help you do just that. In The Bootstrapper's Bible, Godin, a bestselling author of business books, shares his story as well as tales of other bootstrappers' successes, providing wisdom and inspiration to would-be entrepreneurs of every stripe. Get smart about making your business work--after all, as Godin writes, "No one in this country has the right to a job. Every American, on the other hand, has the right to start his own business."
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Seth Godin is a bestselling author, entrepreneur and agent of change. In Free Prize Inside, his follow up to the best selling marketing book of 2003, Purple Cow, Seth helps you make your product remarkable with soft innovations. You need to make each of your employees idea champions so they can find the Free Prize.Back to top
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WHAT’S A BOOTSTRAPPER?
Well, since you bought this manifesto, chances are that you qualify! For me, a bootstrapper isn’t a particular demographic or even a certain financial situation. Instead, it’s a state of mind.
Bootstrappers run billion-dollar companies, nonprofit organizations, and ...
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Reviewed by warrenj on Jan 3, 2010
WOW, this was great
I loved this book. It should be read by anybody that is running a business, big or small (like mine). I could not get enough. I will read this again. I might even buy this book.
Reviewed by christe on May 10, 2009
Best guide to start your business, or to realize you can't.
Level-headed, sobering guide to "what it really takes" to build your own business from scratch and watch it take off -- but more importantly, a guide to recognize whether or not one really fits the "enterpreneur" profile. This helped me avoid a big, costly, life-changing mistake, and for that alone I'm grateful I've picked this up.
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