A Colorful and Exciting Source of Wholesale GoodiesWritten by Stephen Bucaro
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By Stephen Bucaro
If you could find a wholesale source for products that are colorful, exciting, and spark your imagination - would you start your Web business today? Well, think up a domain name because I've found it for you! Not only will I share this source with you, but I'll provide you with some business ideas to go along with it.
Maybe you've heard of Oriental Trading Company. Go to http://www.oriental.com and request a free copy of their catalog. You'll receive almost 200 pages of most colorful and exciting goodies you can imagine. I have no affiliation with this company. I wish that I could sell these products on my web site, but they are WAY out of topic area of my site.
In catalog and on Oriental Trading Company web site you'll find small toys and games, crafts and activities, party supplies, novelty jewelry, stationery supplies and much more.
Some example prices are: plush stuffed toy unicorns - $12.95 per dozen. Picture stampers - $9.95 per 50 pieces. Fanny Packs - $14.95 per dozen. Wooden animal puzzles - $4.95 per dozen. Colorful canvas tote bags - $14.95 per dozen. And many more.
Some Business Ideas:
- Create an online 99 cents store. Select specific items or groups of items and sell them for 99 cents. If you can make your Web site as colorful as Oriental Trading Company's catalog, people will be ordering bucket loads of this stuff from you.
Are YOU Right For A Home-Based Business?Written by Ken Leonard Jr.
The internet is loaded with all sorts of ways for you to work from home. You will consider many options, finding right fit for your personality and goals. But first, you have to take a look at yourself. Do you have what it takes to run a successful business from home? How do you know if YOU are cut-out to be "The Boss"? Before you spend too much time and money looking for that perfect home-based business, make sure that you have these essential qualities first: 1) You're A Hard Worker Running any home based business takes a lot of time and effort. Sure, automation can have your business running mostly on it's own, but there is a lot of work involved in getting it to that point. Even after it is established, there will still be a lot of things that demand your attention daily. If you are afraid of hard work, there is no way you will enjoy working at home. It is still a full work day, you're just at home. If you are not good at working unsupervised, you'll never get anything done. You are boss now. Be The Boss. 2) Persistence Can you follow through on tasks that you start? Do you give up easily, when things start to get rough? To succeed in any small business, you need to have a "never-say-die" attitude. You must commit to building your business to a successful level. You have to be in it for duration. Remember, success is not a destination, it is an ongoing journey. 3) A Great Attitude Are you an upbeat person, or do you find negative in every- thing? Maintaining a positive outlook on life will help you deal with ups and downs of running a small business. Make it your mission to have a great attitude, always. You will be much more productive this way, and you might even discover that you are having a good time. Don't take this attitude thing lightly. You won't get what you want with a bad attitude, and your life will be stressful and unfulfilling. 4) Achieving Goals Motivates You Why do you want to run a home-based business? What do you want in life? What is it going to take to get it? Strong motivation to succeed in your chosen field comes from knowing that results will make all of your plans and goals in life a reality. Setting and following through on detailed goals will ultimately give you what you want. Looking at "big picture" when dealing with day to day tasks will keep your motivation high. You will enjoy each day of work on your