Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tips for the home business beginner

With so much information out there today, sometimes it’s overwhelming for the “beginner” who is just starting out. So, here are some tips to help you get off to a “smart” start.

Be willing to train and learn. Put a big emphasis on training and learning and then follow this with implementing what you learn. So many focus on the small picture in the beginning – making sales, commissions, etc. This may be effective short term, but a long term successful business requires a steady and consistent action and training plan.

Always provide value to your audience. First, figure out who your target market is and then learn what their needs and wants are. Your target marketing isn’t “everyone.” Find your niche and concentrate on them. Observe, study and know your market and then deliver information that is valuable and help them along the way.

Don’t focus on the $$$$. Yes, this is what most beginners want to do in the beginning. And that’s natural. Instead focus on connecting, networking and building relationships with others. Simply apply and then share what you learn with your audience. Instant gratification by making a few bucks is easy. But long term connections with your communities will build a solid business.

BELIEVE Success!

Lisa Willard

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