You never know how your business systems will survive until you test them at their very limits. Here’s what we learned from the Christmas rush.
If something is easy and makes enough profit to outsource the labour that goes into producing it, there will be competition, lots.
Many online sellers start with a product related to their passion. But does it make better business sense to identify the product first?
Really now, who wants to admit that they probably don’t have the numerical skills to understand pricing or cash flow?
If you imagine your business as progressing through a series of major releases (1.0, 2.0, etc.), which version are you on now?
Being transparent means you can’t hide behind a rip-off business model which is going to make you rich on the back of little work or talent.
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22 October 2013
Set up a portal (website/magazine/shop etc.) offering a product or service. Once you have no more products or services to offer, allow others to offer their product or service through your portal. When nobody else wants to offer their product or service through your portal, sell advertising which sends customers to their portals.
17 December 2012
In my experience, the worst thing about giving customers credit is not the endlessly mounting Accounts Receivable ledger, it’s the fact that it almost always ends in tears.
24 October 2012
Considering the internet is an ever-growing marketplace, more and more people are now working remotely.
26 September 2012
In the modern world, many people or businesses have become victims of data security breaches. Companies must be wary of how they store or discard sensitive data or paperwork. There are numerous simple techniques that would aid this cause.
14 June 2012
When you can’t show a customer the product in the flesh, good product images make an immediate impression and increase sales.