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The Big Time You've tested the part-time waters; now take the full-time plunge.

By Carla Goodman

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No doubt about it, taking your part-time business full time isan exciting yet scary proposition. Your small but loyal band ofcustomers is convinced everyone they know wants to buy your productor service. You love the independence and fulfillment being yourown boss brings, and you want more of it--all the time.

But are you ready to take the big plunge? Are you willing toquit your job or cash out your savings so you can turn your weekendor nighttime business into a full-time venture?

You might be, says David H. Bangs Jr., author of BusinessPlanning Guide: Creating a Plan for Success in Your Own Business(Upstart Publishing), depending on how you answer these keyquestions:

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