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  • Want to Start an Air Conditioning Business?  By : chrisp
    This article kicks the idea of starting an AC repair and service business around. It describes startup ideas for an air conditioning repair business.
  • Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Small Business  By : 3kavita
    While we all make mistakes, in small business , there are a variety of mistakes that are common. Learning from other people's mistakes can enable you to avoid many of them. These are 10 mistakes that you should work to avoid when starting a small business:

    1. Not Doing Market Research - When selecting a small business to start, it is vital to research the industry and the current market for the products or services to be offered. Search online, research at your local library and talk with your
  • Stand Out with Guerilla Successful Marketing  By : Rishabh Bathla
    Being successful means growing revenues, and this is where marketing comes into play. There are all kinds of marketing techniques being touted today ranging from traditional forms like direct mail and print advertising to brand new tactics like using Web 2.0 avenues (e.g., YouTube, MySpace).For many small businesses
    , and a number of larger concerns, one approach that applies no matter what content is used is “guerilla marketing,”
  • Online Extra Income Opportunities.  By : Surbhi Madan
    Finding legitimate online extra income opportunities when looking for ways to make extra money online is not an easy task. There are so many opportunities to choose from and there are also many scams to be wary of. As long as you do the proper research and are careful of what you join, it is very possible to find a legitimate online extra income opportunity.
  • Make Money Online With Ebay  By : Surbhi Madan
    eBay is a huge auction site, but I think most people don't realize that there's SO much more than auctions going on there. What you can do, is actually set up niche stores there and you even have the option to sell stuff at a fixed price, although the most popular way to sell there is still through auctioning it out so people can bid and the highest bidder gets it.
  • Top Ways To Make Money Online .  By : Surbhi Madan
    Affiliate Marketing: is most likely the most popular way to make money as it requires very little money or time to get started. Affiliate marketing simply involves selling other people's products and you receive a commission on each sale.
  • Cold Calling: The Power of Positioning  By : anjan
    The time-honored story around the Midwest is "The Wizard of Oz." Can you imagine what a shock it would be to go to sleep in the Midwestern United States and wake up in the Land of Oz!

    The splendor and excitement of arriving in a new land, full of new possibilities you never even dreamed possible …seems to be a kindred reaction of sales professionals who, after years of rejection from the executive suites, seemingly overnight find themselves regularly conducting business in the executive suite
  • Fighting The Fear...  By : shirishg2000
    Exhibiting in economically turbulent times is problematic. Yet the challenge may not lie exactly where you think it does.

    It's not the falling Dow Jones that's the problem. It's not the S&P, nor the price of oil. It's not even the constant reiteration that we're headed into the Great Depression II.

    No. The problem instead lies in the resultant consumer confidence crisis. People -- both on an organizational and individual level -- are afraid to buy. The constant bad news has created a perfe
  • The Secret, Everybody's Talking About it -- All boils Down to Communications  By : shirishg2000
    The author would lead you to believe that there is some secret in life to help you get everything you could ever desire, This secret is no secret at all but something we are taught from early on. Without it we would never have been able to differentiate between when our diapers needed to be changed or when we need something to eat. As a secret we are all wiling to part with our money so that we can learn this so called secret.

    Last Sunday I took upon a job working for my friend Stuart in Flor
  • Review: Internet Marketing Kick start Course  By : SaratBDaniel
    There is a new (October 2008) step-by-step Internet Marketing course being promoted that is actually designed for newbies and professionals alike. It spans fifty-two lessons over a twelve-month period and promises to transform newbies into Internet marketers and to help seasoned marketers make even more money.

    Respected Internet marketers Tony Shepherd and Sara Brown have done what most high priced guru's will not do - they have actually revealed the steps they use in their online businesses
  • Who Put All These Trees in the Forest? Making Pre-show Promotion Stand Out !  By : 3kavita
    There's a lot of pressure on marketing departments today: a tightening economy and increasingly competitive environment means that every promotional effort must generate a positive return. Every decision has to be viewed critically, and that includes the decision to participate in tradeshows.

    Show participation must, for many exhibitors, generate a positive, demonstrable ROI if exhibiting is to remain a viable part of the marketing strategy. This means taking advantage of every opportunity to m
  • Finding a moving truck  By : Tong Lin
    If you’re thinking about moving, transportation is probably the first thing you’ll need to procure. Whether you want to move one large item or an entire household full of items, you’ll want to rent a moving truck if you want to do things yourself and save money. Moving can be tedious, frustrating, expensive and stressful. If you don’t want to contract an expensive company to handle your move and choose instead to do it all yourself, there are resources available to help.
  • Small Business leading to big business  By : My SBCI Club Org
    A small thing that can lead to endless possibilities, possibilities that can lead to big things. So, what I am saying here? You can always start with small business and end up having your own big business, a big company of your own.
  • Top 10 Offline Website Marketing Tools ...  By : ashish1
    When ever most people think about marketing their website they think about "how can we get more traffic online" and yet they seem to totally disregard the Offline Website Marketing Tools already available free and in most cases they are already using.
  • Self Discipline And Working At Home…  By : ashish1
    There are many skills that come in handy to someone working at home . You could argue what skill is the most important, but that does not really matter. What matters is that you understand why you need certain skills and why they are important to you work at home
    success.One skill you should think about is self discipline. To work at home requires a lot of self discipline.
  • It Always Comes Down to Words  By : jitu
    It has often been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. However, when it comes to marketing, 1000 words can be worth a picture perfect P&L. The words on everything from your business card to your advertising flyer convey an important message. The right words can mean a sale. The wrong words can translate to a missed major Consumers (especially of the younger demographic) have limited attention spans. Odds are high that if they aren't fully engaged at the beginning of your sales copy,
  • Promotional Pens as a Marketing Strategy  By : dinesh1
    Promotional products are everywhere and there are none more popular and effective for any marketing strategy than the promotional pen. When attending a trade show, the decision to give away promotional pens will be one of the best you can make due to them being useful, functional and easy to carry around. Cheap customized pens, with your company logo, can be obtained in bulk at very low prices and they are a very effective marketing strategy that every business should consider using.
  • Who Exactly are Wholesale Liquidators, and Why is There Need for Them?  By : Robin Mento
    Wholesale liquidators get products that the original sellers don't need anymore, as well as when they have too many of the products. These types of products are gotten from various places like: bankrupt businesses, items that are out of season that stores have to get rid of, and businesses that are going out of business.
  • Can You Create A Free Internet Home Business ?  By : 3kavita
    When it comes to getting a job, typically you do not want to spend money to make money. While the internet does present some amazing opportunities, a number of them require you to pay a start-up cost. But it is possible for you to essentially start a free internet home business.

    While it is not entirely possible to start an internet business completely free, it is extremely cheap to get one going. There are two charges you will have to make to get your business up and running. You will have to
  • Do Your Ads Suck?  By : heena
    Do you know how to tell if an ad has any chance of working before you run it?

    Any good ad has four components and how well you do each of them will determine how your ad it will work. Ask yourself these questions:

    !b>1. DOES IT HAVE AN EFFECTIVE HEADLINE?

    An effective headline is one that grabs your prospect’s attention and forces him to read further. As copywriters say, the job of a headline is to get the reader to read the next sentence.
  • 7 Valuable Tips for Choosing Advertising Media  By : heena
    Your advertising media are the communication vehicles you use to convey your marketing messages. That's why, in addition to selecting ones that reach your targeted audience, you'll want to make sure they provide you with the best possible results for the least amount of time and money.

    In this article, I'll go over the most commonly used direct response advertising vehicles/types for small to medium-sized businesses
  • The Benefits of Sticking to a Strong Marketing Plan....  By : mantosh
    When a business first starts the very first thing they’ll do in relation to marketing is design a marketing plan
    . This is how you plan on keeping your business going and how you plan on developing a strong customer base.

    I don’t care what type of business you run; you need to have a marketing plan in order to effectively market your company. If you don’t have anything like this than whatever marketing you do is going to be very misguided or lack proper focus, because you just don’t have an
  • The Importance of Referral Marketing  By : [email protected]
    Any service providers or businesses need to utilize referral marketing in order to grow and succeed in today's competitive marketplace. Even if your goal is to merely to maintain your current levels of customer satisfaction and business, you should incorporate referral marketing as one of your marketing strategies.

    Referral marketing provides a very effective method of maintaining a healthy customer base of individuals who are pre-sold on purchasing your particular products or services.
  • The Benefits of Niche Marketing  By : SaratBDaniel
    A niche market is a specialized market segment where you cater to the demand of products/ services that are not currently being supplied to by the main suppliers. It is essentially a narrowly defined market segment.
  • The High Cost Of Free Marketing…  By : AmitMalhotra
    You have seen the ads in newspapers as well as in your SPAM email box, from people who have tried 30 or 40 work at home schemes that turned out to be rip-offs. Now they are offering to give you the information they learned during their search – for “Free.”

    The information they include goes on and on about how much money they made and now they want to share their “secret” of making huge amounts of money on the internet with you – or a select group of people of which you just happen to be a part.
  • Making Money With an eBay Business…  By : AmitMalhotra
    Making money online has never been easier than it is now. One of the prime opportunities that exist today is with eBay. EBay, of course, is the internet's most popular auction site. EBay has grown exponentially and is now a global community.

    As with all other business opportunities

    , conducting research is essential. When you partner with eBay, you are essentially becoming a merchant of sorts, using the site to reach a larger market. As a merchant, you should be able to answer two basic qu
  • Taking Advantage of "Slow no bid" eBay.  By : Satish23
    No one like it when they get no bids on there Ebay auction, but it happens.
    Some auctions get hundreds of bids, but some go much more slowly, getting only a few bids or even none at all for days. Auctions are generally much slower during the summer months than they are in the winter - and sales on eBay are slowing each year, as more sellers than buyers sign up, hoping to get rich quick. There are a number of ways that you can take advantage of slower auctions to get the best price.
  • One Thing At A Time: 2 Simple Steps To Organizing Your Customer Communications  By : anil1
    Customer service communication is a concern for any E-Biz owner – you’ve got to respond to every inquiry, address every issue, and still find time for the many other responsibilities running an online business entails. According to E-Biz attorney Cliff Ennico, of Customers today want instant answers and get miffed if you take too long getting back to them. With so many emails
    and voicemails to answer, and only so many hours in a day, it becomes an increasing challenge to keep up with it all.
  • Sharpening Your Google Ad Words Home Business Campaign Comes With Experience  By : anil1
    When you find yourself in a position to search out information online
    , where would you begin your research? I’m guessing you’ve said Google. There is little doubt that Google is the 800 lbs gorilla of search engines – by far one of the most popular and most used web sites worldwide. It’s time for you, as a home based business owner, to fully embrace Google and use what is commonly referred to as the greatest marketing and advertising tool ever created: AdWords.
  • The 5 Dimensions of Brand Definition in Strategic Brand Planning…  By : Rajni Khanna
    Many companies start from humble beginnings and grow organically without any solid plans for brand development. As these companies reach a certain point in their growth, they often come to realize that, in order to break through to the next level, they must proactively define their brand. Without taking this important step, these companies risk stagnating and failing to break through to higher brand awareness.

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