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Question added to topic MoneyAugust 8, 2007

How can I obtain an SBA loan or grant with less than perfect credit?

Depending on how bad your credit is, your best bet is to find someone to help you in improving your credit and getting it back on track. There are various lending programs that offer loans to less... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 8, 2007

Can I lease out my business?

If you can find someone that wants to "lease" your business, then mostly likely yes. But there may be some governmental issues depending on what type of business you have. Other more... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 8, 2007

What is required to build a concrete business plan?

If you visit www.sba.gov you can see information regarding the aspects a business plan should include. You can also visit with your local SCORE or Small Business Development Center can also help... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 8, 2007

What is required to build a concrete business plan?

If you visit www.sba.gov you can see information regarding the aspects a business plan should include. You can also visit with your local SCORE or Small Business Development Center can also help... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 8, 2007

How can I improve my cash flow?

There are a couple of different things that can help with cash flow: 1. When working with a client, request a down payment up front and/or do incremental billings so that you have cash flow... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

How do I determine a wholesale price for my product?

Every industry has an accepted discount structure.  The discount structure will vary from 331/3 with an additional 25% off to 40 and  25%.  The key factor for the wholesale price is really your... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

What is direct marketing?

B-to-B sales - I love it! Direct marketing under a B-to-B platform is anything you do to engage your prospects (in your case, entities who resell ladies gift sets, etc.) in a direct manner. In... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

What is network marketing?

While it's sometimes confused with pyramid schemes (in which people make money through totally illegal scams) any great boss can be considered a "network marketer" if his/her people help... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

What is network marketing?

While it's sometimes confused with pyramid schemes (in which people make money through totally illegal scams) any great boss can be considered a "network marketer" if his/her people help... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

How do I decide what price to sell my work on eBay?

The best place to start is by looking at what others are doing with similar products on eBay. Then make a list of what you like and what you don't like about how their shops are set up, what their... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

What should I pay an independent sales person?

Well - the best  I can come up with, given the info you've provided is - it depends. It depends on what kind of sponsorships these are, and the medium of the sponsorships (is it an online... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

In a seasonal business, how do I determine the cashflow and take advantage of the peak season of sales?

The obvious answer is to increase your capacity by either purchasing additional diesel generators or renting them only during the peak period.  It is common for sales people not to keep records.  I... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

Is moving from online retail to strictly wholesale a smart move?

I would sell via both distribution channels.  You might want to change the marketing name for one of the channels so there is not a conflict.  This is easy to do by creating a "DBA"... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 8, 2007

Is moving from online retail to strictly wholesale a smart move?

I would sell via both distribution channels.  You might want to change the marketing name for one of the channels so there is not a conflict.  This is easy to do by creating a "DBA"... (more)
Question added to topic Your WebsiteAugust 8, 2007

I've been thinking about adding a Bubble Guru (www.bubbleguru.com) to my business site to speak directly with my visitors. Do you think this is a good idea?

When helping clients to determine if they need a new piece of technology, we always look at the following: 1) Why they think they need it and if the answer to that question is truly a need or a... (more)
Question added to topic Your WebsiteAugust 8, 2007

I've been thinking about adding a Bubble Guru (www.bubbleguru.com) to my business site to speak directly with my visitors. Do you think this is a good idea?

When helping clients to determine if they need a new piece of technology, we always look at the following: 1) Why they think they need it and if the answer to that question is truly a need or a... (more)
Question added to topic Business ManagementAugust 8, 2007

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When helping clients to determine if they need a new piece of technology, we always look at the following: 1) Why they think they need it and if the answer to that question is truly a need... (more)
Question added to topic Startup BasicsAugust 8, 2007

How much capital should I raise if I want to start a social networking website with basic Web 2.0 functionality?

When building a Web 2.0 enabled website, you want to make sure that you have done a functionality assessment. Depending on whom you work with and their level of experience, you can expect to pay... (more)
Question added to topic Business IdeasAugust 8, 2007

Is it too late to start a career in the eBay market?

My opinion is it's never too late to start anything that's done effectively. It is a saturated market, so you might want to look into what could make your eBay store standout from the rest.... (more)
Question added to topic Your WebsiteAugust 8, 2007

Would adding Web 2.0 technology help my web design business?

It depends on what your business objectives are and in what direction you're taking the business. Web 2.0 technology is great - that's my area of expertise - but, it can be a distraction if... (more)
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