Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, The

Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, The

A Step-by-Step Legal Guide

Peri Pakroo


  • Description
  • Author
  • Info
  • Reviews


The award-winning guide for any woman starting or running a business

Have an idea or skill that you’re ready to turn into a business? Want to expand or improve your current business operations? This book is for you! Learn how to:

  • draft a solid business plan
  • raise start-up money
  • choose a legal structure and hire employees
  • manage finances and taxes
  • qualify for special certification programs and contracts for women-owned businesses, and
  • efficiently market and brand your business online and off.

You’ll also hear from successful women business owners whose insights will inform and inspire you. And you will learn valuable tips for maintaining work-life balance.

The 6th edition is completely updated to cover the latest IRS rules, changes to the Affordable Care Act, and legal developments on classifying workers and online sales tax.

With Downloadable Forms: includes access to a cash flow projection worksheet, partnership agreement, profit/loss forecast worksheet, and more (details inside).


Peri Pakroo:
Peri Pakroo (www.peripakroo.com) is a business author and coach, specializing in creative and smart strategies for self-employment and small business. She has started, participated in, and consulted with start-up businesses for more than 20 years. She is the founder, publisher, and editor of Pyragraph (www.pyragraph.com), an online career magazine for artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers, writers, and other creative workers worldwide. Peri received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law. She is the author of The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit,The Small Business Start-Up Kit (national and California editions) and Starting & Building a Nonprofit (all from Nolo) and has been featured in numerous national publications including Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Investors Business Daily, and BusinessWeek,