Anyone Can Do It! Small E-business Success StoriesWritten by John Evans
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One such example of a entrepreneur who worked hard to develop a successful and profitable e-business is Sandy Stevens of Sandys Home-style Baking Company. Being able to channel her love of baking and sweets into a viable career, Stevens has experienced a great deal of success over short time her e-business has been running. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Stevens has found herself shipping her sweet treats all over continent to a wide array of incredibly pleased clients. Stevens had worked out of her home in past, but jump into unfamiliar realm of cyberspace was new. Working with web designer, Stevens was able to have a professional develop her thoughts and ideas into a professional website that promotes her baked goods to a world-wide audience. Additionally, Stevens chose to advertise with popular websites such as Yahoo! and Google to further promote her website. Stevens likened internet advertising to traditional forms of advertisement such as newspaper or yellow pages ads. Whereas these print types of advertisements can be quite costly, especially for a developing business with little money to spare, internet advertising is a great deal less expensive for more coverage. Instead of a pricey $2,000 a month for a full-page yellow pages ad, Stevens was able to promote her business all over internet for a mere $500.
Stevens story is an inspiration for anyone wishing to start their own business. Using something as simple as a passion for baking, Stevens was able to create a home e-business that is both successful and enjoyable. Regardless of her business savvy, technical know-how, or marketing experience, Stevens was able to channel her passion and seek help from outside sources to create her dream job. When it comes time for you to develop your small e-business, try to incorporate things you love and your business will surely be a success.
John Evans runs http://www.SuccessAlert.com, and has written the book Success Alert - Conversations with Successful Internet Entrepreneurs which has been widely acclaimed in a variety of online and print media. If you want to hear about Small E-business Success Stories this book is an absolute must-read!
Entrepreneur Success StoriesWritten by John Evans
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A prime example of someone who utilized an internet marketplace to its fullest advantage is Tony Roeder of Redwagons.com. Selling familiar childhood toy, Radio Flyer red wagons, Roeder launched his company in 1998 in an online store format with Yahoo! With little technical experience, Roeder snapped up an opportunity when he discovered Radio Flyer does not sell their products on internet. After speaking with an employee in sales department, Roeder began to develop his brainchild and transferred it to an unfamiliar forum—the World Wide Web. Dealing with a uncooperative web designers and technical issues, Roeder is a prime example for entrepreneurs everywhere. Regardless what bumps may occur in your road to entrepreneurship, keeping a positive and tenacious attitude will prove to be a great benefit. Starting with only $4,000, Roeder proves you can develop a successful online business without a great deal of money up front. By using a popular website such as Yahoo!, Roeder was able to tap into their wealth of customers. Additionally, Roeder was marketing on name and reputation of Yahoo!, so individuals hesitant to purchase over internet were reassured with name and status behind website.
Regardless who you choose to model your own internet business after, main theme between these creative young entrepreneurs is their dedication and commitment. All entrepreneurs hit a snag in some way, shape, or form, but it is certainly not end of your business. Triumphing over adversity is true entrepreneurial spirit, and soon your business story will be amidst other success stories.
John Evans runs http://www.SuccessAlert.com, and has written the book Success Alert - Conversations with Successful Internet Entrepreneurs which has been widely acclaimed in a variety of online and print media. If you're interested in building a home internet business this book is an absolute must-read!