This series provides the tools to help launch a successful home business and keep it running in today's competitive environment. Like having a personal business advisor, each title in this series provides insider information from professionals who have done it themselves, including: -- Essential information on start-up costs, self-evaluation, and zoning regulations-- Advice on how to attract first-time customers, maintain a loyal client base, and price services competitively and profitably-- Easy-to-use worksheets and questionnaires to help entrepreneurs focus on success, plus sample business forms-- Listings of contacts, organizations, and phone numbers of people in the trade-- Internet sites as sources of information, marketing and selling, and making contacts
Kathy Salzberg has been involved in the pet care business for twenty-four years and is co-owner of The Village Groomer, a grooming salon and pet-related store in Walpole, Massachusetts. A nationally certified master groomer, she writes a monthly column in "Groom & Board" magazine called "Groomer Humor." Her feature articles also appear regularly in "Cat Fancy," "Dog Fancy," "Dogs USA," "Cats USA," and "Popular Dog Magazine."