RISE! The Veteran's Field Manual For Starting Your Own Business & Conquering The Online Economy

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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on White paper
298 pages
WarriorLodge.com LLC
ISBN-13: 978-0996014304 
ISBN-10: 0996014306 
BISAC: Business & Economics / E-Commerce / Auctions & Small Business

"RISE" is the veteran's eCommerce business guide with step by step instructions for starting your own business and guiding it to profitability. Military veteran entrepreneur Wes O'Donnell leads the way with crucial insights, tips and a wealth of veteran-specific resources that are available along the journey. 
 
The book is separated into four parts:

Part 1: Basic Training covers essential info like Mission Planning for Business, a look at why start-ups fail and important accounting fundamentals that an entrepreneur should master.

Part 2: Double Time dives into topics like patent protection, the anatomy of a good business plan, choosing a legal structure and picking a great business name.

Part 3: Tech School examines how to find a profitable product line, where to go to host your online store, drop shipping and search engine optimization.

Finally, Part 4: Graduation covers some final housekeeping items that you need to be aware of before launch.

The book also includes appendices filled with veteran specific information like Starting a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Small Business Administration Resources that are available exclusively to veterans. In addition, veterans interested in entrepreneurship can interact directly with the author regarding topics not covered in the book at the author's Veteran Assistance website, Warrior Lodge.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Business Is War

Part 1: Basic Training

1. The Mental Edge 
2. Reading People’s Minds 
3. The Perfect Mission 
4. Why Do Start-Ups Fail? 
5. Numbers

Part 2: Double-Time MARCH

6. The Path to Patent Protection 
7. Anatomy of a Good Business Plan 
8. Choose A Legal Structure 
9. Pick A Great Business Name
10. Federal, State & Local Startup Requirements

Part 3: Tech School

11. Find A Profitable Product Line
12. Get Your Online Store
13. Drop-Shipping
14. Search Engine Optimization

Part 4: Graduation

15. Launch!

  • Appendix A: Six Books Every Aspiring Veteran Entrepreneur Should Read
  • Appendix B: SBA Resources Exclusively For Veterans
  • Appendix C: List of Websites That Are ESSENTIAL
  • Appendix D: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Resources (SDVOSB)
  • Appendix E: Shibumi- The Business Warrior

 

About the author:

Wes O’Donnell is the Founder and Creative Director of WarriorLodge.com and the owner of MD-Advantages Healthcare and Modern Workspace Tech Furniture. He holds the US Patent on the OmniCart Modular Medical Cart System and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration/ IT Management. Wes lives in Oklahoma, Texas and Michigan, depending on the time of year, with his awesome wife, three awesome kids and his awesome snow dog.

STAFF SERGEANT O’DONNELL’S MILITARY SERVICE: US ARMY INFANTRY, 2/327TH NO SLACK, 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION (AIR ASSAULT), US ARMY RESERVES- 415TH CIVIL AFFAIRS BATTALION AS A RUSSIAN TRANSLATOR & US AIR FORCE 552 MAINTENANCE GROUP, E-3 SENTRY AWACS, RADAR NATION



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