Want To Make Money Online? You Need To Sell What People Are Buying!

Written by Opal R. Gilbert

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Now, just because you have some exclusive items it doesn’t mean you can gorge people on prices. Keeping your prices low is your number one way to attract customers, and it’s no real sacrifice on your part. The profit margin on gifts and collectibles like figurines, ornaments, jewelry and home accents is huge, so you’ll definitely be better off to keep your prices low and attract more customers.

There are some very good business opportunities out there for smart people looking to sell giftware online or offline. For example, you can buy your inventory from www.globalspecialtygifts.net at wholesale prices, then markup your prices a bit to make a profit.

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Author Opal R. Gilbert is president of O.R. Gilbert Enterprises and runs Global Specialty Gifts. For more information or to shop for these unique and exclusive products visit www.globalspecialtygifts.net . Contact Opal R. Gilbert by email at lendingog@aol.com Telephone No: (212) 685-1729; toll free: (888) 241-3267. Also, ask aboutrepparttar 116795 fantastic business opportunity.

Opal R. Gilbert Is President and Owner O.R. Gilbert Enterprises.She runs Global Specialty Gifts which has over 3,000 giftware and collectible items. Visit the website at: www.globalspecialtygifts.net

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching a New Business

Written by Nancy Wurtzel

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4. Are you a “water-cooler person” at heart? When you become a business owner, your days of taking a long lunch or chatting withrepparttar guys aroundrepparttar 116790 water cooler are over. Can you makerepparttar 116791 transition from “worker bee” to boss? It can be lonely.

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5. Can you create an organized environment? Where you work is certainly important. You’ll need an acceptable work space andrepparttar 116797 right office tools in order to be creative and successful. Even more important, however, is how you work.

For example, you can have an incredible sales presentation withrepparttar 116798 latest technology that will wow clients, but if you’re constantly late for meetings and lose important documents, you’ll probably also lose business. Ask yourself if you can flourish in an environment where creativity and operational systems are equally important? Many entrepreneurs makerepparttar 116799 mistake of thinkingrepparttar 116800 company will simply “run itself” if they just come up with great ideas and business leads. They pay scant attention torepparttar 116801 details of building a business. Too often this is a recipe for failure.

To be a success, you must combine your fantastic ideas and business tools with solid planning and organization.

Success for any new business is never guaranteed. There are too many variables, and many factors will be totally out of your control. But you can avoid making a costly mistake by asking yourself, honestly -- before you takerepparttar 116802 plunge: Do I have what it takes to run a business? The answer should tell you ifrepparttar 116803 new “American Dream” isrepparttar 116804 right fit for you.

Nancy Wurtzel is the founder and owner of All About Baby, an ecommerce site located at http://www.allbaby.com. All About Baby specializes in personalized and memorable gifts for children as well as interesting and helpful child-related site content. Ms. Wurtzel has over 20 years of marketing and communications experience. She consults with small businesses seeking to enter the marketplace or grow their existing ecommerce business

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