This book will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need! Available now in both digital AND print formats!

Every Business is Unique

There’s a lot of small business advice out there, but some of it simply doesn’t answer some of the core questions you have, especially if you run a truly small business, a micro-business. That is where this guide comes in.

What is a Microbusiness?

There’s been a shift in the definition of small business away from truly small businesses to large small businesses. A business in the environmental consulting services has up to $15 million in annual receipts and still be considered a small business. A microbusiness often earns less than 10 percent of the SBA’s definition of a small business in their field.

Microbusinesses are typically closely held “Ma and Pa” operations with approximately a dozen employees and less than 2 million in annual receipts. This is entirely different than a “small business,” and therefore demands a different business philosophy, personnel and financial management approaches.

You’ll get FREE guides and Templates

This book includes downloadable, customizable templates including:

  • A Business Plan
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • A Fact Sheet
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Petty Cash and other Accounting Forms
  • Scope of Work
  • Costing Forms
  • Subcontractor Agreements
  • Safety, Quality Assurance, and Employee Manuals

And more!

This isn’t just a book with another entrepreneur’s opinion on how things should work in your business, but a complete toolbox you can start using today!

This Book is Born of Experience

With more than 30 years running a microbusiness, and bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge, David Aizpitarte is uniquely qualified to give you the advice you need to get started and to keep going as a microbusiness. In this book, you will learn:

  • Pre-Planning: What you need to do before you even start planning your business
  • Developing Your Startup Plans
  • The Ins and Outs of Setting Up Your Business
  • Marketing
  • Keeping Track of the Money
  • Hiring and Managing Employees
  • How to Avoid Burnout and Weather the Good and Bad Times

About the Author

As a business owner for 30 years, David Aizpitarte is uniquely qualified when it comes to running a microbusiness. Operating a company in the safety and environmental industry with an average of 20 employees, consulting with clients on environmental, regulatory compliance, and all business aspects of business operations, and owning the building where his business is located, David has a vast amount of experience to draw from.

He carefully draws the distinction between a micro-business and what the Small Business Administration and others call a small business and offers unique insights into operating and sustaining that type of business.

Besides his business background, David is also an active member of his community in Eagle, Idaho, and over the last ten years he has been the Planning and Zoning chairman three times, Transportation Committee chairman two times, President of both business (Winding Creek) and homeowner (BanBury) associations and has undertaken additional assignments with the city as needed.

David Aizpitarte earned a Bachelors of Science in Bacteriology and Environmental Health, Washington State University in 1980, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound in 1982.