If you don’t know what business to start

John Chow Business Web Needs

Here is a great video if you have no idea where to start. John Chow have proven that it is possible to be successful even if you have no special connections, or money. Something as simple as blogging and developing your own market can be the first step. This video … Continue reading

Nope, they don’t suck! They’re good, but you should buy from us!!

Strategic Alliances Business Web Needs

Take a couple minutes and think of every negative thing you can say about the people down the street selling the same products.  Call them everything you heart desires.  Make obscene gestures and rant the way George Carlin use to.  Once it’s out of your system, come out of the … Continue reading

Learn from the competition

Competitor Alliances Business Web Needs

“Never hate your enemies, it affects your judgement”.  Words of wisdom Michael Corleone gave his hot blooded nephew in the Godfather 3 apply as much to us as to Vincent.  Emotion and human nature influence us to develop competition.  A more beneficial approach is to look at other companies as mentors. … Continue reading

How do I get my Money? Concepts on accepting payments

Receiving Money Business Web Needs

What’s next?  Products have been found,  the website looks nice, a strategy has already been developed to get and keep customers.  What more is there for me to do? This is usually around the time it becomes obvious that there is nothing in place to accept payments unless they bring … Continue reading

Customer Retention

Customer Retention Business Web Needs

Why does Best Buy, Barnes and Nobles, Staples, and Regal movie theaters offer a rewards program.  Isn’t it weird that Vons requires you to register an email address to get discounts and not require you to purchase the discount card?  How do the Casinos make money when they give you … Continue reading

Marketing

Marketing Business Web Needs

Marketing is one of the most misunderstood subjects in business.  Running an advertisement is not your marketing, it is one part.  Marketing involves more than most people understand.  To break it down simply, marketing is identifying who you want to reach and getting a reaction.  The intention behind it should … Continue reading

Products and Services

Products Business Web Needs

Locating products or services is a skill.  Many people have a problem determining what to sell when they think about starting a business.  Here are some important questions to ask: What would you like to sell? What benefit do you want to provide to people? What are you interested in? … Continue reading