I hear from people all the time how they want to start a business. Many times the reason they don’t is they are being to complex rather than just getting shit done. They start off trying to launch a business that looks like it is 5 years old and successful on day one.
Don’t get me wrong I am not talking about marketing here, you absolutely do want to market a business to its vision, vs, looking tiny. No what I mean is people are trying to find a warehouse before they sell a single product or even figure out if they need one, that sort of thing.
Today you can have a business up and going pretty fast, today I am going to just toss out some ideas and try to do it more from a business model stand point than “go into ____ business and sell _____s for ___ dollars each.
Join Me Today to Discuss…
- Real business is first the creation of value
- Follow your passion is the best advice no matter who shits on it
- Spending about 500-2000 dollars to start a business is a VERY small investment
- Ten Businesses You Could Start with Very Small Investments
- The 52 week infomercial – “of the week business”
- The weekly delivery business – food coop style
- The niche service business – above ground pools, beekeeping, etc.
- Pressure wash and stain/paint business
- Spin Farming – Urban Farming
- Airsoft based realistic tactical training (this actually needs a warehouse)
- Nature walk specialist – yes I am absolutely serious
- Fishing guide – easy because most can’t market for shit
- Independent Sales Manager – (broker stuff for others)
- Pet sitting, mobile grooming, etc.
- Marketing and sales platforms people don’t get
- Pinterest – pin your ass off
- Facebook – build a group not a fan page
- Youtube – market yourself, make them ask for your product
- Blogging – have consistency or don’t bother
- Email – boring but the one you have total control over
- The Phone – yes it still works
- Cold Calling – works better than it ever has
- Google Local – the fact that people don’t do this is crazy
- Basic SEO – simply optimize for your city, town, metro area
- Final thoughts
- No one can do it for you
- It isn’t easy but it is simple
- You always have to prime a pump
- When you’re in charge you are also responsible
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- Basic Foolproof SEO – Article at JackSpirko.com
- Aweber Email Marketing
- Cats in the Cradle – Harry Chapin
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