You can start your own business, and be your own boss, and work your own hours, when you are building and maintaining water ponds and garden ponds for yourself. You can start out building small ponds, and work your way up to bigger, more fancier ponds. You can buy small water ponds at some home improvement stores, and you should be able to find enough accessories, to start your own pond business.
Another tip is to use email to follow up. The logic for this is undeniable. Even if your website is fabulous; providing lots of content, answers and solutions, still over 90% of first time visitors will NOT buy on their first visit. That means you are leaving lots of money on the table. Now, how are they going to remember to return to your site, when there are billions of other websites online, some of which could be your competitors? The answer is you MUST remind them to come back with enticing offers and give them solid reasons to do business with you. And nothing does that better than email!
Don’t underestimate the power of ‘word of mouth’. If you have provided a good service, people will talk about you. Think of all the review sites on the internet! Remember, bad news travels faster than good, so if you upset a customer, that is going to spread like wild fire and can do your Virendra Mhaiskar a great deal of harm!
Ideas and concepts that surround your business can be understood in a short period of time. However, the virtues that you need to possess will take a long time to improve it. In list building business or in any other businesses, patience is very important. Dedication, optimism, and other virtues are needed. This is the only thing that you don’t need to invest money but should be given importance.
Note that I suggest writing a “draft” of your business plan. This is to reinforce the concept that your business plan will always be a work in progress and you don’t have to get it perfect. It’s the process of doing the plan and updating it regularly that is useful.
Nowadays, you do need a website to succeed. The reason for this is that search engines and article directories are penalizing home based businesses that do not have websites because they search for content. Content is king. However, creating a website can be daunting if you don’t know how. But there are a couple of solutions in the “Building On A Budget” that a layman can handle.
For instance, when a farmer plants a seed, it grows into a tree that continues to provide food for the farmer over a long period of time so long as the tree is properly nurtured. But when a hunter kills an animal, the meat cannot sustain him for long, so he constantly needs to be hunting for animals to kill every time he needs to eat.
Step 1 is enough food for thought for this article. It might seem like a lot, but it’s not once you get the ball rolling. In all honesty, this step can be done within a few short days or weeks if you have the desire and cash. Part 2 of this series is coming next week, God willing. Thanks for reading.