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Startup guru Bob Adams will show you how to start your business right.

In this course, multimillionaire and Harvard MBA Bob Adams will share with you his proven strategies and insider secrets for starting a successful business. Bob has started all sorts of businesses including one that he began in his basement apartment with just a $1500 investment and later sold for $40 million. He has written dozens of books and often been featured in the media including on NBC’s Today and Oprah! His books and websites have helped millions of entrepreneurs start their own businesses and achieve their goals.
Startup guru Bob Adams will show you how to start your business right.

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You so inspired me that I started a business and have started receiving orders. Your lecture series about how to pick a business to start really got me going after I followed your steps to a tee. Thanks so much!

Bill Bennett – Business Owner

Become the successful entrepreneur you have always wanted to be.

Start-a-Business 101 will transform you from a complete rookie into a knowledgeable entrepreneur. You will acquire the know-how, the insights, and the tools you need to plan, launch, and succeed in your new business.
Become the successful entrepreneur you have always wanted to be.


From idea to profitable business.

Looking for a business idea? Start-a-Business 101 will take you through our proven process to find the perfect business idea for you. Already have a business idea? Start-a-Business 101 will take you through all the critical steps to turn your idea into a viable business.
From idea to profitable business.


Having run across your videos was a godsend to me. Your method provides me the structure I need to be successful. I am willing to put in the work to go through your complete course which so far has been incredibly helpful.

Phyllis Marks - Starting an Online Business



I found great value in the BusinessTown courses. The program is comprehensive, covering everything…It’s like having a team of experienced advisors available 24 x 7.

Dan Sterling -  Founder, Water Hero

Topics covered in the course:

1 - How to get started with your business 

Discover what you need to know before getting started and how to nail down the important first steps. Watch preview video.


2 - Discover hundreds of great business ideas 

Discover hundreds of practical, money-making business ideas and get Bob Adams’s expert insight on each one. Watch preview video.


3 - How to choose the best business idea for you 

Find the perfect business idea for you. Learn the proven, 6-step process to get the best idea possible for your situation. 


4 - How to validate your business idea 

Make sure your idea really works. Discover how to validate your idea without spending much time and money.


5 - Find the perfect name for your business 

Discover the types of names you need to avoid and the 7-step process for coming up with an awesome name. Watch preview video.


6 - How to choose the best legal entity for your business 

Discover which type of legal entity is best for you. You will also learn how to register your business and get the permits and licenses that you need.


7 - How to create a powerful competitive advantage 

Learn how to find the best target market and how to “differentiate” your business from competitors. Watch preview video.


8 - How to create your business plan 

Learn exactly how to write a one-page business plan. Includes step-by-step template and samples. Watch preview video.


9 - How to do your accounting and financial statements 

Learn how to create income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements and projections.


10 - How to get the money you need to start your business 

Discover over 20 ways to fund your startup and how to approach lenders and investors.  Watch preview video.


11 - How to create your marketing and attract customers 

Create a one page marketing plan, discover 50 guerilla marketing tactics and more. Watch preview video.


12 - How to build your online marketing presence 

Discover the 7 steps to building an effective online presence. Learn about websites, search engines, social media and more. Watch preview video.


13 - How to make sales and land your first customers 

You will learn exactly what to do and what to say at every step in the sales process including on the phone, in person and in emails.


14 - The Small Business Toolkit 

46 worksheets, templates, checklists, samples and the 100-page Ebook, The 300 Best Small Business Ideas. Watch preview video.


15 - Discussion Board 

You will be able to ask experts your own questions about starting a business and exchange ideas with fellow entrepreneurs.

Start-a-Business 101

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I have researched the marketplace for over a month to identify a viable and comprehensive ‘go-to’ guide on how to best launch a small business. This course offering from Bob Adams met more than what I was looking for.

Steve Cox - Experienced Businessman

Learn at your own pace and on any device.

In just a few minutes a day, our short videos will make it easy for you to make real progress.

You will learn how to start a business by watching our short videos, typically just 4 to 10 minutes long. Even if you watch just one video a day you can complete the whole course in about 9 weeks. Or if you’re feeling ambitious you could watch it all in one weekend.
In just a few minutes a day, our short  videos will make it easy for you to make real progress.

Bob has been a close friend and trusted business adviser of mine for years… guiding me through the challenges we all face as entrepreneurs. Hands down Bob is one of the most talented, and successful entrepreneurs I know. Thanks Bob!

Matt Marshall - Founder, MGM Capital Investments

Everything you need to get started with your business.

  • Rock-solid advice.

    Multimillionaire and Harvard MBA Bob Adams will share with you his proven strategies for starting a business.

  • Short, easy-to-follow videos.

    Get instant access to 78 short and easy-to-follow videos in which you will learn how to start your own business.

  • Downloadable business tools.

    Unlock 46 templates, worksheets, samples, and case studies that will show you exactly what to do at any given step.

Start-a-Business 101

Get full access to this course and 130+ more in the BusinessTown membership.

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Frequently asked questions

  • When does the course start and finish?

    This online course is completely self-paced - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • What are the course requirements?

    This course is for anyone thinking about starting a business. You don't need to have any previous business experience whatsoever. Even if you have business experience, you will discover a vast amount of powerful new ideas that will help propel your business ahead.

  • Can I download any of the content?

    Of course! All the worksheets, case studies, samples, and templates are downloadable.