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About the author:
A. William Benitez was born into construction and worked weekends and summers with his father, a general contractor building homes and commercial buildings in Tampa, Florida.
He was a general contractor before starting his woodworking business. He preferred the woodworking business because it seldom required the use of subcontractors who often created problems with customers by being unreliable. In the woodworking business he could always deliver what he promised because he wasn't dependent on someone else for part of the job.
Over more than 20 years in the woodworking business, first in Tampa, Florida and then in Austin, Texas, he designed, built, and installed hundreds of large and small cabinet and furniture projects for both residential and commercial customers and developed a reputation that kept him busy year around with little advertising.
During these years he began writing about his experiences and this led him to establish his publishing company to make this information available to other woodworkers.
He owns and operates Positive Imaging, LLC a publisher of how-to and self improvement books on many topics and now lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Barbara who is also a writer.
Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully
An Expert Woodworker Reveals The Keys To Succeeding In The Woodworking Business
A William Benitez
Do you want to use your woodworking skills to make money in a part-time or full-time business? Are you already running a woodworking business but want to increase your income? Would you like to avoid the many costly mistakes made by many small businesses? "Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully" helps you do all that and much more. Written by an expert with over twenty years of first-hand experience operating a one-person woodworking business, this book is certain to help you get paid well for doing the work you love everyday, learn everything you need to know to operate your own successful business, start profiting quickly with the skills and tools you already have, and deliver quality work faster with simple methods and techniques.
Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully is a complete and concise guide to selling and contracting jobs, creating designs, building and installing projects, doing the accounting and income taxes, and everything necessary to operate a successful woodworking business.
The book includes sixteen chapters of valuable, proven, how-to information including;every step to start making money while meeting all local rules and regulations; concise methods for calculating every job to ensure profit and guarantee that you get paid in full; all the forms and contracts needed for dealing with customers professionally; how to get customers with a small marketing budget; how to keep customers coming back for more and recommending you to others; how to use the web as a 24 hour showroom of your work; how to get help on bigger jobs without violating IRS rules; how to handle your own accounting and taxes easily; how to become a recognized expert and improve your communications skills to increase profit.
Praise for Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully:
"In just 192 pages, A. William Benitez takes the reader through a comprehensive do-it-yourself course on transforming woodworking from a creative and practical hobby to a flourishing and successful business enterprise. Thoroughly 'user friendly', "Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully; An Expert Woodworker Reveals The Keys To Succeeding In The Woodworking Business" covers every aspect of becoming a woodworking entrepreneur beginning with meeting local business regulations; calculating project costs; contracts and forms; recruiting customers (especially with a shoe-string marketing budget); utilizing a web site as a 24-hour showroom; dealing with the IRS; accounting and taxes; and building up a 'brand name' recognition for your work and your company. Practical, superbly organized and presented, "Woodworking Business" should be considered mandatory reading for anyone seeking to establish their woodworking pastime into a full-fledge and profitable business."
Micah Andrew, Reviewer
The Midwest Book Review
"Woodworking Business: Start Quickly and Operate Successfully is a must read with practical tips on every aspect of the woodworking trade. I would recommend this book to anyone in the woodworking profession. The insight within this book will do wonders for your business. It is one of the few books I have read more than once. This book is a remarkable tool that not only helped me in the beginning; it serves as a reference that I can look back on when I have questions about my business."
"I would like to thank you for your latest book Woodworking Business:Start Quickly and Operate Successfully. It has been of immense
value to me while I start up my own woodworking business. I soon discovered that it is an entire business plan and that alone has saved me hundreds of hours of writing and research. I particularly liked your simplified woodworking chapter which I intend to
adopt to improve my profitability."
Order your copy of "Woodworking Business: Start Quickly And Operate Successfully" now and start making money with your skills.
- Publication Date:
- 098424803X / 9780984248032
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8" x 10"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Business & Economics / Home-based Businesses