Small Business Advisor is the front-end software for the million-selling
'Starting and Operating a Business in ....' (NY, Ohio, etc.) book series, by
Michael D. Jenkins, a Harvard lawyer and CPA, now available in electronic
editions for all 50 states and D.C. (4 state edtions are included in shareware
version.) Updated constantly, the software interviews you and then creates a
customized version of the book (for your state), in HTML file format.
Since 1981, the "Starting and Operating a Business in...." book series,
has been the standard tax/legal/practical guide to starting a business in any
of the 50 states or D.C., until the print version ceased publication in 2003,
and it was used as the standard reference in SBA offices in every state. The
new electronic editions for all 50 states and D.C. are each fully revised
and updated, on a rotating basis, every 52 weeks.
The previous editions of this book series were chosen by Inc. Magazine in
a cover article as one of the 6 'Best of the Best' small business guidebooks
available, and Forbes Magazine, after an exhaustive analysis of over 200
small business guides, concluded that almost none of them were worth the paper
they were printed on, but singled out the 'Starting and Operating a Business'
series as one of only 4 such books that they could recommend to small
With this combined software/book package, Ronin Software and author
Michael Jenkins have 'reinvented the book.' By asking you a series of simple
questions about your business, the software is able to take your answers and
instantly create an entire book, customized for you and your small business, based
on YOUR facts and the laws of YOUR state.