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Spare Room Start Up: How to Start a Business from &hellip by Emma Jones
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1.0 out of 5 stars Superficial., 28 May 2009
A glossy, well-packaged book with lots of photographs, many of Emma Jones herself. But unfortunately that's it - it's really just a coffee table book for would-be homeworkers. There's nothing here you wouldn't already know (eg 'What is a blog?') and some of it is laughable ('Feng shui tips for your home office'). It's enthusiastic, and makes it seem like setting up a business is a walk in the park, but skips over the various topics in a superficial manner, devoting a few words to each before making way for whole-page pics of Emma smiling at you over a coffee mug. I read the whole thing over a coffee myself, and wasn't smiling at the end. The author has obviously made a successful business… Read more