Tips for Your Home Business

Written by Terri Seymour


Tips for Your Home Business Terri Seymour of www.seymourproducts.com

1. Get biz cards made up and have them with you always. Leave them at restaurants, send them with your monthly bills, post them on bulletin boards, hand them out to people you talk to. Always be aware of opportunity.

2. Alongrepparttar same lines, always have catalogs or brochures in your car. You never know when someone might ask to see your products.

3. Do Not Forget to label all catalogs, brochures, order blanks, etc with your company name and address and URL (if applicable). You can either stamp them on or make your own labels. You can get inexpensive adhesive labels from Wal-Mart or other stores as well.

4. Get out there and get yourself and your product known. Talk about your products as much as you can to as many people as you can. Make it a part of your daily routine. Make your new business a part of every single day. Always be watching for opportunities. They are everywhere!

5. Make sure you always haverepparttar 116794 latest catalogs.

6. It helps also to have some sample items available so people can seerepparttar 116795 quality ofrepparttar 116796 products. This can increase your orders.

7. Keep track of everyone who you give catalogs to or who orders from you to start building your mailing list. Get addresses and email addresses if possible to build your list. Stay in touch with these people and gorepparttar 116797 extra mile for your customers or potential customers.

8. Online marketing is great, but should be used in conjunction with other marketing methods such as flea markets, catalog distribution, home parties, mail order or others.

Free Resources For Learning To Program In HTML

Written by Dan J. Fry


Free Resources For Learning To Program In HTML by Dan J. Fry, c. 2003-2004, All rights reserved.

If you decide at some point in your life to start an online business, you simply cannot function without a web site. But, how do you go about building your site? Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Staples, and Office Depot, to name a few, have many books to assist you in web programming. These cost both money and time.

HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, was first developed by in. It is undoubtedlyrepparttar top web programming language. Online business owners typically find themselves in an awkward position; Either pay someone to build your web site, or take charge and spendrepparttar 116793 time to learn how to program. The latter however, takes not only time but money, something that new online business owners have little of.

Fortunately, due torepparttar 116794 primary function ofrepparttar 116795 internet, there are many who provide free resources by way of their own expertise to assist others.

So, o.k. Dan, what are they?

(1) HTML Goodies (http://www.htmlgoodies.com) This resource is listed first for a reason. I think it isrepparttar 116796 best free resource available. It teaches by example, which isrepparttar 116797 best way to learn. All ofrepparttar 116798 basics and then some are covered: tags, tables, fonts, colors, alignment, links, dhtml, backgrounds, images, forms

(2) Dave's Site Interactive Tutorial (http://www.davesite.com) Covers all ofrepparttar 116799 basics plus web site publishing and copyright concerns. Also coversrepparttar 116800 generation of list items quite extensively. The nicest feature isrepparttar 116801 ability to testrepparttar 116802 concepts covered withinrepparttar 116803 site. There is no need to copy and paste to another text editor. Covers a bit of web design as well.

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