No Sales! The Leads Suck! After ten years in the industry I have heard this more than once. In fact, I hear this so often that a series of educational blog posts are needed to educate sellers on how to close more deals - period.
No sales! Now, first I preface this entire post with one thought...
Do You Want To Work From Home But Don’t Know Where To Start? Seems like this is where many start their business franchise home-based opportunity shopping. One of the most common mistakes for all aspiring home-based business people is overlooking the fact that their brilliant new business model idea has probably already been done.
Unless you have truly invented the better mouse trap or created a new service that consumers can’t live without, it is more than likely that you won't be the first to bring it to market. It may be your best bet to buy an established business opportunity that can give you an existing platform on which to build and prosper. A home-based business doesn’t have to be a pie-in-the-sky dream. It can represent a real job and real income when thoroughly researched before buying.
You need to ask yourself if you’ll be buying a opportunity that provides you with a full-time job, supplements an existing income, or simply allows for the purchase as a part-time investment.
Doing your homework is a recurring theme in my blog postings and in this case it couldn’t be more true. The more you know the less risk you’ll expose yourself to when you finally make the decision to buy. You need to thoroughly investigate the industry you are considering and determine if it's a target market niche that you will enjoy working in. This will aid you in deciding if this is really a business you should buy.
You need to do additional research by attending industry meetings, reading various blog postings, visiting related web sites, signing up for business opportunity information on this site so that you can talk to existing business owners who bought into that same opportunity to see what their pit falls and successes have been.
A critical step is to appraise your own experience, skills, and background to determine if this business is a prime fit for you.
Ask yourself if there’s a reasonable predictability of future growth in earnings? If not, then don’t buy and continue your research until you find the right fit for you.
Home Sales Business Opportunities - It’s Time to Take Charge of Your Financial Future - The election is over. Whatever else it brings, you can be sure there will be changes, many of which will have an impact on the marketplace and your money picture.
Entrepreneurs, Mompreneurs, Daughterpreneurs, Dadpreneurs, Sonpreneurs, in many cases, working-from-home can create the best of both worlds. You can work at home and be with your family at the same time. Sometimes you can mix these two elements of your life so seamlessly that you often don’t know if...
Working from home is easier said than done, I know from personal experience. How about you? Do you want the freedom of running your own business from home? Are you wondering how to bridge the profitably gap? Do you need money to pay the bills until it gets profitable? This conundrum stops many entrepreneur-wannabes...
Whatever the decade, family bills have always been a source of stress. Women have added their efforts to add to the family income while caring for children and the home.
That’s still a fact today. But the opportunities available and the...
Home-Based Franchises - A full third of the companies on Entrepreneur Magazine’s popular Franchise 500 list for 2014 were home-based. It shows how strong is the lure of escaping the cubicle and working from the kitchen table or coffee shop.
There is a wide range to choose from in the home-based