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Whichever option you choose, once you get your equipment start playing with it and making items for your photo mug business. If you decided to work in a store or kiosk, find location now if you have not already. If you are going virtual, purchase your domain name and purchase your web site host. Many will help you create your web site and have payment options for customers as part of cost of hosting web site.
Your web site should be full and have lots of variety of product, but it should not look disorganized or cluttered. Make sure like products are together. Your photo mug business web site should also be search engine optimized with keywords that rate high with search engines. Join affiliation groups as well. To make money on internet costs a little to ensure marketing and drive traffic to your site. The more traffic, more profit.
Keep up to date with trends by subscribing to parent company newsletters and industry periodicals. Check out books and web sites to watch competition. This keeps your business healthy and keeps profits growing.
Also, attend any seminars or conventions associated with photo mug businesses. These can give you tips on marketing your business, new equipment that is available, how to expand your business and much more. It is imperative you keep current of trends and keep your customers happy.
You will also want to review your business plan annually. You may want to expand by adding a web site if you have a real store or adding a store if you have a web site. Or you may want to expand by offering brochures, flyers, and other business promotional services. This is a business that will always have customers and can always expand.
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