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Some of the world’s most successful businesses started as home-based businesses. Apple Computer, for example, was famously started in a garage. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of all small business owners run their businesses out of their homes. This guide is designed to help you succeed in starting or expanding your own home-based business.
Write a business plan that will serve as your roadmap over the next three to five years. The U.S. Small Business Administration provides excellent resources for writing a business plan suitable for a small business.
Determine the appropriate type of legal entity for your business. For example, will you be establishing a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or an LLC? The type of business you establish determines how your profits will be taxed.
Business World News writer Serge Landry will introduce you to the world of modern entrepreneurship. He will describe the career paths of six successful entrepreneurs, including Pedro Leon Cruz, founder of the immensely successful 3D printing firm, Cruz 3D Solutions.
Owners of home-based businesses face special problems that require special solutions. Successful home-based business owner Lee Dolan will share all of the most difficult problems she’s faced in her twenty years of experience, along with her creative solutions.
Jessica Solon will speak on Sunday, March 10th, at 3:00, at Moore Auditorium. She will start by presenting case studies of successful home-based businesses and failed home-based businesses. Then she will share her tips for succeeding at any small business. Her new book, The Working at Home Story, is currently available at local bookstores.
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New Perspectives Word 2016 | Modules 1–4: SAM Capstone Project 1a
Home-Based Business Guide
preparing a TriFold Flyer
· Open the file NP_WD16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_1.docx, available for download from the SAM website.
· Save the file as NP_WD16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_2.docx by changing the “1” to a “2”.
· If you do not see the .docx file extension in the Save As dialog box, do not type it. The program will add the file extension for you automatically.
To complete this Project, you will also need to download and save the following support file from the SAM website:
· With the file NP_WD16_CS1-4a_FirstLastName_2.docx still open, ensure that your first and last name is displayed in the footer. If the footer does not display your name, delete the file and download a new copy from the SAM website.
As a program manager for your local Chamber of Commerce, you are working on a brochure about home-based businesses. Read the comment on page 1, which explains the purpose of the brochure, and then delete the comment.
To fit more information on a single page, change the document margins to 0.7", and then change the page orientation to Landscape.
Display non-printing characters so you can see section breaks and paragraph marks as you work, and then create a trifold brochure as follows:
a. At the beginning of the second paragraph, insert a Continuous section break before the “S” in “Some”.
b. In the new section, create three columns using the default settings.
To make the title “Entrepreneurship 101: Creating a Successful Home-Based Business” stand out, format it as follows:
a. Center the paragraph.
b. Use the Text Effects and Typography button to apply the Fill – Blue, Accent 1, Shadow text effect. (Hint: Depending on your version of Office, the text effect may display as Fill : Blue, Accent color 1; Shadow or a similar variation instead.)
c. Apply Green, Accent 6, Lighter 80% paragraph shading (10th column, 2nd row of the Theme Colors palette).
d. Apply a Box border to the entire paragraph using the default style.
In the first paragraph, in the first column (which begins “Some of the world’s most successful…”), insert a Dropped drop cap.
In the first column, format the heading “Tips for Starting Any Small Business” as follows:
a. Apply the Heading 1 style.
b. Bold the text.
c. Change the font size to 14 pt.
d. Change the font color to Green, Accent 6, Darker 25% (10th column, 5th row of the Theme Colors palette).
Use the Format Painter to apply the formatting from the previous step to the following headings:
a. “Getting Started at Home”
b. “Create a Pleasant Work Space”
c. “Special Franchise Concerns”
d. “Additional Resources”
In the first column, format the four paragraphs under the heading “Tips for Starting Any Small Business” as a bulleted list using square bullets.
In the third column, format the two paragraphs under the heading “Special Franchise Concerns” as a numbered list with the 1), 2), 3) style.
In the blank paragraph under the heading “Additional Resources”, insert a table with two columns and three rows, and then enter the data shown in Table 1 below.
Table 1: Additional Resources
Format the table as follows:
a. Apply the Grid Table 4 – Accent 6 table style.
b. Remove the special first column formatting.
c. Remove any hyperlinks from the text in the first column because the final brochure will be printed and mailed.
On page 2, format the heading “Find Your Inner Entrepreneur” as follows:
a. Apply the Green, Accent 6, Darker 25% font color (10th column, 5th row of the Theme Colors palette).
b. Bold the text.
c. Apply Gold, Accent 4, Lighter 80% paragraph shading (8th column, 2nd row of the Theme Colors palette).
d. Remove the spacing after the paragraph.
Use the Format Painter to apply the formatting from the previous step to the “Solve Your Future Problems Today” heading.
Under the heading “Find Your Inner Entrepreneur”, justify the first paragraph (which begins “Business World News…”).
Insert a Column break before the title “Chamber of Commerce Small-Business Lecture Series” to move the title to the top of the second column.
Format the picture of the woman by applying the Rounded Diagonal Corner, White picture style.
Insert a Column break before the title “Home-Based Business Guide” to move the title to the top of the third column.
In the third column, use WordArt to format the title “Home-Based Business Guide” as follows:
a. Select the text “Home-Based Business Guide”, but do not select the paragraph mark after it. Clear all formatting from the selected text.
b. Apply the Fill – Gray-50%, Accent 3, Sharp Bevel WordArt style. (Hint: Depending on your version of Office, the WordArt style may be named Fill: Gray, Accent 3, Sharp Bevel, or another similar variation.)
c. Change the text fill color to Green, Accent 6 (10th column, 1st row of the Theme Colors palette).
Move the insertion point to the last blank paragraph in the document, and then insert the picture Support_NP_WD16_CS1-4a_Man_at_Desk.png, available for download from the SAM website. (Hint: The insertion point must be in the correct location in order to receive credit.) Format the picture as follows:
1. Resize the picture to a height of 2.7". The width should automatically change to 2.69".
1. Crop the picture to an Oval shape. (Hint: Click the Crop button arrow, and then point to Crop to Shape to display the shape options.)
1. Apply Square text wrapping.
Find the text [INSERT SMARTART HERE], delete it without deleting the paragraph mark, and then insert SmartArt as follows:
a. From the Process section of the SmartArt gallery, insert the Equation SmartArt.
b. Resize the SmartArt to a height of 1.5" and a width of 2.7".
c. Enter the following text into the SmartArt, with each line of text appearing in a separate shape, as shown in Figure 1 below.
Figure 1: SmartArt with Text
On page 1, select the first word in the title (“Entrepreneurship”) and insert a comment with the following text:
Please review this trifold brochure.
To direct readers to the correct entrance at Moore Auditorium, move the insertion point to the end of the paragraph that reads “Moore Auditorium” in the first column on page 2, and then insert a footnote that contains the following text:
Please use the side entrance at Moore Auditorium.
Hide non-printing characters, and then use the Spelling & Grammar checker to identify and correct any spelling errors. (Hint: Ignore all grammar errors and proper nouns. You should find and correct at least one spelling error.)
New Perspectives Word 2016 | Modules 1–4: SAM Capstone Project 1a
Your document should look like the Final Figure on the following pages. Save your changes, close the document, and then exit Word. Follow the directions on the SAM website to submit your completed project.
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