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"P" Your Way To Online Business Success!

Written by Jeff Schuman

"P" Your Way To Online Business Success! © 2002 Jeff D. Schuman

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I found when I had all 6 of these "P" words in place and working in my favor I could not fail. If I left out even one of these I found my sales closing percentage went down. It became even more apparent to me when I began to develop TeamSchuman.Com that to make money with my own home business I had to work with all 6 of these as well.

Every successful home based business or internet marketing business has a great product or products they market. People will buy almost anything from you if they have a need, interest or a desire. If you can get 2 out of these 3 working in your favor then your sales closing percentage will go up. I always found that was easier when dealing with a great product.

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