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Question added to topic SEO | Search Engine OptimizationAugust 8, 2007

How can I increase traffic for my website without spending a lot of money on advertising and promotion costs?

The best way to increase traffic is to provide visitors with compelling and relevant information. You can pay a service to send you visitors, but�if they're not interested, they'll... (more)
Question added to topic SEO | Search Engine OptimizationAugust 8, 2007

How can I increase traffic for my website without spending a lot of money on advertising and promotion costs?

The best way to increase traffic is to provide visitors with compelling and relevant information. You can pay a service to send you visitors, but�if they're not interested, they'll... (more)
Question added to topic SEO | Search Engine OptimizationAugust 8, 2007

How can I increase traffic for my website without spending a lot of money on advertising and promotion costs?

The best way to increase traffic is to provide visitors with compelling and relevant information. You can pay a service to send you visitors, but�if they're not interested, they'll... (more)
Question added to topic Finding CustomersAugust 8, 2007

What is the best way to get customers to visit your website and keep coming back?

The best way to get customers coming back to a retail website is to provide them with more than just your merchansdise - give them helpful hints on how to use the electronics, for example. You... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 7, 2007

Where can I get a grant to start my business?

My honest opinion is that you have very little chance of getting a grant to start a shoe store no matter how good the idea. Grants are offered by governments and foundations and they have social... (more)
Question added to topic Human ResourcesAugust 7, 2007

What's the best resource to find a bookkeeper?

I don't know the best resource but I'd go to the local Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and ask them. Also banks, chamber of commerce, other local business groups, plus the social clubs... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 7, 2007

Can you start any business without any money down?

Yes, you can start many businesses with no money down, so many that it's impossible to even start listing. Most of them are services. Think of businesses like graphic arts, landscaping, gardening,... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 7, 2007

Can you start any business without any money down?

Yes, you can start many businesses with no money down, so many that it's impossible to even start listing. Most of them are services. Think of businesses like graphic arts, landscaping, gardening,... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 7, 2007

Where can I find angel investers for a small business?

Start by asking your local Small Business Development Center (SBDC). There's a list of local contacts at www.bplans.com/sb/. They usually have good contacts with local investors and they are... (more)
Question added to topic MoneyAugust 7, 2007

If you have an angel investor, what forms and documents need to be written and what needs to be filed?

You need to find a local attorney you can trust. They aren't all sharks--it's not nearly as bad as the myth. Get recommendations from local business people and interview prospective attorneys and... (more)
Question added to topic Starting a BusinessAugust 7, 2007

How do I start up a traditionally capital-intensive business with no money?

It's good to want things but if you're serious about it, change your attitude. People do manage to do what you want to do, but you have to be more realistic about it. If you don't have the money... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

Are radio ads worth buying if you're on a tight budget?

Radio is one on one marketing and works when you have a great message including a hook and you run it frequently. If you are on a tight budget my guess is that radio will be too expensive at the... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do I create a quick "elevator pitch" for my business?

Creating an elevator pitch - a 1 minute summary of what you offer your customer - is most easily done when you have the help of a really rude friend who will frustrate you with ignorant questions... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do we prepare to market our product at an trade show?

Don't plan on going home from the trade show with the most possible orders. For every order you close, you'll walk 10 prospects because you were "busy." Your goal should be the largest possible... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do we prepare to market our product at an trade show?

Don't plan on going home from the trade show with the most possible orders. For every order you close, you'll walk 10 prospects because you were "busy." Your goal should be the largest possible... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do I set up a marketing plan?

A marketing plan is a process, not a one time event. It starts by analyzing the market, doing competitve research and research with potential, lost and current customers where applicable. You may... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do I set up a marketing plan?

A marketing plan is a process, not a one time event. It starts by analyzing the market, doing competitve research and research with potential, lost and current customers where applicable. You may... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

Should I cold call or meet with potential customers directly to market my business?

An in person meeting is always preferred if possible, then you can see if there is good chemistry and it is a strong fit for what they need and you can offer. I know other businesses that have... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do I market internationally?

This is a very broad question so unfortunately it will be a broad answer. 1. Define your target market, ideal client and put a geographical component in this definition. 2. Develop your... (more)
Question added to topic MarketingAugust 7, 2007

How do I market internationally?

This is a very broad question so unfortunately it will be a broad answer. 1. Define your target market, ideal client and put a geographical component in this definition. 2. Develop your... (more)
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