Who told you Selling is Boring?Written by Maricon Williams
Most of us have notion that selling is quite a boring interface. You do all analysis, planning, inventory and stuffs like that. Just mere thought of it makes our brain freeze (may be not true to those who are accustomed to it). However, if you are not good in aforementioned exceptional skills, donít worry because you can still enjoy selling. How?
There are numerous ways that you can enjoy selling. In fact you can think out of box to enjoy it more. One of fun ways though is selling in supermarket. You can deal with manager to give you a place inside supermarket to sell your products. Explain to him that you want to give customers extra-convenience that they rarely find with other businesses. There are only few business-minded individual who venture in this kind of business strategy, thus, less competition. Imagine number of people going to and fro supermarket. Imagine potential customers that you will be getting. Now, stop imagining. You canít have them by just imagining. Do something to make it a reality. That for sure makes sense!
One of most exciting ways to sell is to invade parties and festivals. Browse over community papers, broadsheets, bulletin boards and other great resources for events and plan next big thing that can happen to your business. There are a lot of festivals in country more so that there are countless parties in town. If ever you get chance to invade a few of these events, this may mean a big leap to your sales.
Letís Do the MARKETing!Written by Maricon Williams
Marketing entails a lot of brainwork and creativity. It follows a domino process and every step needs an equally meticulous guidance and attention.
Before you bring your products to open, you must first conduct a research. Research delves into market information. This may include surveys and handing out questionnaires to your prospective customers. This hopefully discovers needs and desires of your market as well as their dissatisfactions. Another thing that you can discover here is competitors marketing strategies. Later, you can use these strategies to compete and make your business boom and profit.
Speaking of strategies, even those entrepreneurs who have meager resources can have successful marketing. All it needs is a great percentage of creativity and resourcefulness.
There are four key components in marketing. First component is products and services. A specialized product line is easier to handle than those offering a wide-range of options. The latter needs a huge staff to plan and materialize its goals on other hand, former, only needs a few. The second factor is promotion. Promotion includes advertising and customer interaction through personal, mail and telephone conversations. One of strategies in promotions is using promotional items or products. These may include t-shirts, caps, clocks, key tags, calendars,