No matter your industry, you must be able to effectively advertise and market your small business in order to be successful. Lawyers, designers, bakers, brewers and everyone in between must represent their brand in a positive way and get the word out about their products or services. Since the average small business owner already has a full plate with running the company, the … [Read more...] about Small Business Marketing with Printed Promotional Items
There is an art to picking profitable products. Choosing products to sell is not just about what you want to sell but rather what will sell. Unless you pick a product in demand in the marketplace, you will fail. A fundamental principle of the capitalist system is supply and demand: it represents a delicate balancing act between what people want and how much of it is … [Read more...] about How to Choose Products to Sell
If you are looking for ways to distribute your products, catalogs may be an excellent option for you. There are a wide variety of catalogs - from products with universal appeal to specific niches -- that can be a natural vehicle to reach your target market. There are a number of these catalog operators who are looking for products that they can include in their publications, … [Read more...] about Using Mail Order Catalogs to Sell your Products
Why is it big businesses tend to have multiple sales channels such as third-party, b-to-b, retail and ecommerce, while small businesses usually have only one distribution channel? I believe it has to do with control. Many small business owners have a difficult time letting others represent them. True, no one "gets the job done like you." However; you can only bill so … [Read more...] about Expand Product Distribution and Increase Your Revenues
Fact: There are far more people wishing to make substantial incomes from home over the Internet than there are actually doing it. That's an obvious statement to be sure, but why is that true? One factor often overlooked in my opinion is that many people make poor selections when choosing what they should sell. People, more often than not, decide what business to enter … [Read more...] about Are You Choosing the Wrong Products to Sell?