LAUNCH + STAND OUT is an action-based, procrastination-killing how-to guide chock full of information and tips to help you start or grow your home-based business. Mychal Connolly, who started his first business when he was 9 years old, digs into his more than two decades of entrepreneurial experience to share his secrets about how to start your own. Covering 23 kinds of businesses across numerous industries, Connolly outlines everything you need to get on track. Have you always wanted to start a business but don’t know how, or are you having a hard time marketing and growing your existing business?
Launch + Stand Out will give you the knowledge and the confidence to launch a successful business, and make it stand out, on your own.
✔ A step-by-step guide to starting 23 different kinds of businesses for little or no money.
✔ 8 ways to get customers to know, like, trust, remember and buy your products.
✔ Insightful tips and strategies to help you succeed as an entrepreneur.
✔ Proven techniques and resources for marketing and growing any business.
✔ Advice on how to deal with the difficulties entrepreneurs face when starting,
marketing and growing their business.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR MYCHAL CONNOLLY aka Mr. Stinky Cakes (Above left, with his wife and business partner, Adrienne) was named one of America’s Top 100 Urban Entrepreneurs for his work as the co-founder of the online baby-gift company www.StinkyCakes.com. He has also been named one of the Top “40 Under 40” in Massachusetts by Business West magazine. He has been featured in the Boston Herald and in Black Enterprise and Inc. magazines. He speaks about the power of changing lives through entrepreneurship on NPR and CBS Radio, as well as affiliate ABC and NBC television stations. He is a contributing writer for entrepreneurial websites Under30Ceo.com and Virgin.com. Connolly currently serves as a board member and spokesperson for Junior Achievement Western Massachusetts. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.