My Books

If you're ready for a user-friendly deep dive into the legal and practical details of starting and running a business or nonprofit, check out my books published by Nolo Press.

I don’t sell my books directly, but each title below has links to purchase at your local, indie bookstore (or, if you prefer, a mega-retailer).

6th edition of The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit - peripakroo.com

The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit

The award-winning guide for any woman starting a business

Get the solid advice and business basics every woman entrepreneur needs in The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit. Learn what it takes to start and run a business, including how to:

  • write a business plan and raise start-up money
  • become certified as a women-owned business
  • market and brand your business effectively

Includes key financial worksheets and other useful forms! Read more…

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11th ed. of The Small Business Start-Up Kit - peripakroo.com

The Small Business Start-Up Kit

Your one-stop guide to starting a small business

Get your start-up off the ground with the financial, legal, and practical tools needed to set up and run a small business.  The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows how to:

  • choose the best business structure and name
  • write an effective business plan and raise start-up money
  • get your website up and running
  • manage finances and taxes, and
  • use the latest tools for marketing your business.

Start your small business today! Read more…

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13th ed. of The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California - peripakroo.com

The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California

The only California-specific book for small business start-ups

Get your California start-up off the ground with the financial, legal, and practical tools needed to set up and run a small business in the Golden State.  The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California shows how to:

  • write an effective business plan and choose the right business structure
  • raise start-up funding
  • get necessary state and local licenses and permits
  • manage finances and taxes, and
  • market your business successfully.

Includes key business forms and information every California start-up needs!  Read more…

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Starting and Building a Nonprofit by Peri Pakroo

Starting and Building a Nonprofit

Build a great nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit organization? Find the practical advice and legal information you need to get your nonprofit up and running. With Starting & Building a Nonprofit, you’ll learn how to:

  • choose a federal tax-exempt status
  • launch a successful fundraising plan, and
  • manage board members, staff, and volunteers. Read more…

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