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Working 5 to 9: How to start a successful business in your spare time

If you dream of becoming your own boss, in your own time, and want to make the break then Working 5 to 9: How to start a successful business in your spare time is a great place to start.


Written by Emma Jones, founder of the home business website, Enterprise Nation and author or Spare Room Start Up, Working 5 to 9 delves into the working 5pm to 9pm trend, profiling 60 people who are running successful businesses outside of their normal office hours, including writing, baking, accounting, magic, music and even pig farming, and providing 50 ideas of businesses that you could run in your spare time.


The book is laid out clearly with an approachable writing style delivering informative, practical advice on starting a business after hours from Emma and the people already doing this in their spare time. Once you?ve decided come up with an idea, a section dedicated to the Next Steps helps you crystallize that idea into a business offering advice on writing a business plan, setting it up, registering as self-employed, telling your boss, advertising, gaining traffic and outsourcing. There are lots of useful resources and tips included throughout the book, on which you can obtain more advice and expertise.


At the end, the lyrics to a song, a modern day version of Dolly Parton 9 to 5, describes the benefits of working for oneself ? maybe it?s time to take the plunge?

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