Ask Entrepreneur

Most Recent Questions

Does a retailer always have to sell at the suggested retail price?

Of course you should always check with your attorney, but if you want a quick guess in the meantime, lots of retailers routinely sell products for less than suggested retail price. If they push too... (more)

Does a retailer always have to sell at the suggested retail price?

Of course you should always check with your attorney, but if you want a quick guess in the meantime, lots of retailers routinely sell products for less than suggested retail price. If they push too... (more)

Does a retailer always have to sell at the suggested retail price?

Of course you should always check with your attorney, but if you want a quick guess in the meantime, lots of retailers routinely sell products for less than suggested retail price. If they push too... (more)

How do I build a business through referrals and word of mouth?

Here are three fundamental elements necessary for (more)

What should I do first--secure financing for a franchise or continue with the application process with the franchisor?

<P>Which comes first - the chicken or the egg?  Great question.  Both of these steps are essential in getting your new business off the ground, so I would work on the basics of both needs at... (more)

How do you build a sales team paid on commission with very little money to spend?

The standard approach is to hire manufacturers' reps who service your audience.  But, be warned: Even if you hire manufacturers' reps, you must find some way to motivate them to sell your product... (more)

What's the best way to advertise a non-profit business?

Advertising is one part message, one part delivery vehicle. Signs, T-shirts, newspapers and billboards are merely delivery vehicles. The key to success, however, is your message. My suggestion is... (more)

What's the best way to advertise a non-profit business?

Advertising is one part message, one part delivery vehicle. Signs, T-shirts, newspapers and billboards are merely delivery vehicles. The key to success, however, is your message. My suggestion is... (more)

How do I sell companies or ad agencies my independent advertising ideas?

Attach your scripts to a resume and apply for a job as an ad writer. Your best bet is a radio station. Ad agencies, as you menioned, also employ ad writers. Unfortunately, ideas, scripts and... (more)

How do I sell companies or ad agencies my independent advertising ideas?

Attach your scripts to a resume and apply for a job as an ad writer. Your best bet is a radio station. Ad agencies, as you menioned, also employ ad writers. Unfortunately, ideas, scripts and... (more)

How do I convert hits on my site to a dollar value?

Divide total sales by unique visitors and you'll establish a dollar value per unique visitor. In other words, if you bring in 100 dollars in sales per 1,000 visitors, your visitors will have a... (more)

How do I convert hits on my site to a dollar value?

Divide total sales by unique visitors and you'll establish a dollar value per unique visitor. In other words, if you bring in 100 dollars in sales per 1,000 visitors, your visitors will have a... (more)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)
1 ... 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 ... 85

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)

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

ASK Quick Tips