This ad will close in

Most Recent Questions

Question added to topic FranchisesAugust 21, 2007

How would one break the ice with a competitor to start a semi-partnership?

<P>Luke</P> <P>Working with your competitors can be a great way to grow your business and your approach is really dependent upon whether you are going to be bringing them... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 21, 2007

Where can I find manufacturers to produce prototypes for inventions?

<P>Wow, such a broad question.</P> <P>Usually this depends on the invention. Most inventions are created by engineers, so I would start there.  Probably the best way though is to... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 21, 2007

Where can I get low click through online ad rates?

1. The strongest headlines pull the most clicks. Use a plain question or something that is really attention getting. 2. Mention your product or service in the headline and for sure in the ad.... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 21, 2007

Where can I get low click through online ad rates?

1. The strongest headlines pull the most clicks. Use a plain question or something that is really attention getting. 2. Mention your product or service in the headline and for sure in the ad.... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 21, 2007

How can I differentiate between the scams and the legitimate jobs?

Honestly, I have a hard time with this as well. I tend to be skeptical at first of just about any opportunity such as this. Anything that offers fast wealth, instant success, or a large investment... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 21, 2007

Should I open an online store or a real, physical boutique?

Do a SWOT analysis to see what makes more sense to you. Which one fits your strengths and avoids your weaknesses? (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 21, 2007

Should I open an online store or a real, physical boutique?

Do a SWOT analysis to see what makes more sense to you. Which one fits your strengths and avoids your weaknesses? (more)
Question added to topic Home Based BusinessAugust 21, 2007

Should I use my home address or get a P.O. Box for my home based business?

Generally speaking, I always take the safer approach to doing business online. I never make my home address public, just because you never know what could happen down the road. If you don't like... (more)
Question added to topic Home Based BusinessAugust 21, 2007

After finding a wholesale drop shipper, I was wondering whether it would be better to use eBay or my own website to run my home based business.

Use both! EBay is a ready-made pool of potential customers who come to the site with their wallets open. So, if you're just starting out, I would learn the ropes on eBay first. But you can drive... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 21, 2007

How do we determine how much money we can take out of our company while we are paying off loans?

You need to understand that you will be taxed on profits. Repayment of loans amounts is not a tax deductible expense - only the interest portion is. You should be working closely with a financial... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 20, 2007

What type of business plan do I need for an already well-established business I

You need what I've taken to calling the not so big business plan, meaning not a formal document with all the trimmings, but a plan that you can follow up and t (more)
Question added to topic Human ResourcesAugust 16, 2007

How do I deal with clients who are concerned with my age and not experience?

There's no way around it, people will always initially judge you by their first impression of you.  So, make that first impression as polished and professional as possible. This will give you the... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 16, 2007

How do I sell more of my custom-made jewelry at festivals and art shows?

Make sure your products are priced right for the show attendees. There are many levels of festivals and art shows -- some are juried and others are not, and there are shows that draw affluent... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 16, 2007

What is your best advice to a stay at home mom entering today's business environment?

My best advice is to follow the typical business-to-business contacts sequence: call, mail, call.  That means it's best to initiate contact with business prospects by phone, then follow up... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 16, 2007

Should I hire a firm to help me market my product to big stores like Borders and Barnes and Noble?

Yes, I suggest you find a rep firm that has established relationships with these and other major retailers.  Not only will they help you get your product into the stores, they can be invaluable... (more)
Question added to topic TechnologyAugust 15, 2007

What is Louisiana's largest technology employer?

I'm not sure who the largest tech employer is, but if you contact their chamber of commerce you'll probably find the answer. (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 15, 2007

How do I go about charging for concierge and personal assistant services?

The best way to figure out how much to charge for your concierge business is to research your competitors' prices. Once you see how much competing services are charging, you can charge higher... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 15, 2007

How do I go about charging for concierge and personal assistant services?

The best way to figure out how much to charge for your concierge business is to research your competitors' prices. Once you see how much competing services are charging, you can charge higher... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 15, 2007

How do I estimate my e-business cash flow?

If your website has been around for a while, you probably know how much cash flow it generates on a monthly basis. You probably also know how much money you make per ad (on a CPM or CPC basis) and... (more)
Question added to topic Building a WebsiteAugust 14, 2007

How long should it take for a web consulting company to create your website?

The time it takes to develop a website is totally dependent upon what kinds of things you want your website to do.� A complex site can take a long time but, I visited your site and, from... (more)
1 ... 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 ... 84

About ASK ENTREPRENEUR

Ask Entrepreneur is a question-and-answer forum for and by the Entrepreneur.com community. Send in your burning business question, or comment on someone else's now. Have a Question? Ask Now

Topics (over 1000+ answers)

Don’t see a topic? Suggest One

Ask Entrepreneur Q&A Hangouts

Google + Hangout With Shark Tank
Google + Hangout With Jason Falls
Google + Hangout With Angela Jia Kim
Google + Hangout With Grant Cardone