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Manufacturing/ Production / How To Start A Tea Bag Production Business by Ikoiikenna: on Mon 23 at 01:55pm
Are you a tea lover? If you are then I am sure you will want to know about those small light bag that is used to hold the contents of the tea and those light bags are called tea bag.

Tea bag is a small thin paper bag containing tea leaves which you pour boiling water into to make tea. Tea bags are gotten from silk, thiny paper like filter made from vegetable fiber and wood fiber together with soilon that is gotten from starch.

The market for this tea bags is huge because a lot of companies who are into the production of tea leaves needs this tea bags to package their products. And this article is all about showing you ways on how to start a tea bag production company and make huge profits from it. Check out the basic steps to take:

A market survey will tell you more about the the kind of business you are going into. A market survey will also equip you with the knowledge of who your target market is and ways to get to them.

If you are not up for it, you can always contact a lawyer to help you with all the processes involved in the registration of a business. This will make it easy for you to concentrate on other aspect of the business, like sourcing for your funds and raw materials.

One of the basic necessity of this business is getting a good space where all your equipment for production will fit in. A accessible and cost effective property that will serve as both your office, storage room and production room for your business.

Read Also: Start A Profitable Cold Water Starch Production Business

Let's go through the raw materials for the production of tea bags;
*Filter paper
* Silk
*Soilon (large quantity)
For equipment;
* Sealing machine
* Tea bag production machine (produces 200-250 bags at a go)

Once your space is secure, it means you are ready for business, quickly, start looking for the suppliers of the listed raw materials and equipment. It is better to contact more than one supplier so as to be sure of getting your materials on time, also , you have to make contact with dealers of tea bag producing machines, weight the prices of fairly used and brand new ones and determine which you can afford.

To start this business, you are looking at about $2000 which is #600,000 in Nigeria currency. This money will be able to cover for the purchase of your machinery, raw materials, registration and renting of facility. Read Also: Alternate Ways To Get Funding For Your Startup

When conducting your market survey, I mentioned that it should be able to tell or show you your target market and how to get to them. So immediately you start production, it is wise to get in contact with these targeted buyers which are likely to be big industrial companies and show them your sample product in other for them to see what you are offering. You can also offer them the choice of going for your samples or picking their own design for the tea bag, whatever decision they come up with it is all about customer's satisfaction to you.

Remember to build a website online and advertise your tea bag there and other social media platforms so that people can see and make orders. Make sure your tea bags is different and unique, that way it can easily attract customers from both in and outside the shores of your country.

Sports Trading / Re: Make #50,000 To #100,000 Monthly From Football Betting With Ease by Ikoiikenna: on Mon 23 at 01:07pm
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Sports Trading / Re: Make #50,000 To #100,000 Monthly From Football Betting With Ease by jayboy198: on Mon 23 at 10:45am
Hello Admin its been a loose story since the season commenced i have tried a whole lot ,but did not work so I want to give your eBook a try after reading thanks for helping us with it for free
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thank you in antisipation

General Updates / How To Develop A Problem Solving Personality by Ikoiikenna: on Mon 23 at 05:31am
Perhaps the most important thing you do in business is to solve problems and make decisions, both by yourself and with other people.A major type of communication in the business organization is meetings for problem solving and decision making.
The key to effective problem solvingand decision making discussions, is to go through the process systematically.

Define the Problem Clearly
Right at the beginning, you ask the question, "What exactly is the problem?" Clarity of definition will resolve 50% of the issues before going any further.

Focus on the Future
When discussing a problem, be sure to focus on the future over the past.Ask the question, "Where do we go from here?” “What do we do from here?” “What are our options for the future?" Too many problems solving discussions end up focusing all of the attention of all the people present on what happened in the past and who is to blame.
The effective executive uses this type of communication to focus on where the company and the individuals are going, and what can happen in the future - the only part of the equation over which anyone has any control.

Talk Solutions
A second element in effective problem solving communications is for you to talk about the solutions instead of talking about the problems. It is for you to keep the attention of the individuals in the meeting focused on the possible solutions and what can be done rather than what has already happened.

Release Creativity
The discussion of solutions is inherently positive, uplifting and has a tendency to release creativity amongst the group. A discussion of problems is inherently negative, demotivating and tends to inhibit creativity.

Read Also: 10 Success Denial Habits You Should Avoid

The Key to Positive Thinking
You can become a positive thinker simply by becoming a solutions oriented person rather than a problem-oriented person. If you get everyone in your organization thinking and talking in terms of solutions, you will be astonished at the quality and quantity of ideas that will emerge.

Blogging / Create Your Websites, Blogs, Online Stores, Social Network , Forums, Sms Site by Alabi ubani(m): on Mon 23 at 12:42am
are you interested in reaching your audience fast or do you want to make money online and you can start yours.

Contact me to create your apps, Forums, Social platform, Online store, Blog, Website, Sms system or even turn your site to an app

Manufacturing/ Production / Toilet Roll Production: Make Money Producing Toilet Rolls by Ikoiikenna: on Sun 22 at 03:45am
A No1 Business opportunity & one of the fastest growing industries.
Historically toilet roll manufacturing has always been secretly profitable & only enjoyed by big companies. We now reveal these secrets to you.
Machines can operate 24 hours
It's easier than you can imagine
Cheaper toilet rolls are needed.
Makeup to *40000 rolls per day (depending on model).
Toilet roll production machine
Free Training, Free Installation (Enq Conditions).

The demand has never been stronger. The timing has never been better. The time to start is now!!
Economies can go up or down & will never affect the sale of toilet paper. It's the one commodity that nobody can do without.
Make from 43c* ($0.06c) {26mt}.
Compact floor space
Easy to operate
Low capital investments
Not much research is needed
Everyone must use toilet paper
Sell to: Factories, Hospitals, Prisons, Chemists, Shops, Hawkers, Cleaning companies, the general public, Schools, Big buildings, Big companies and the list goes on...

READ ALSO: How to Start Serviette Production Business

This business needs not so much talking as the product speaks for itself, with high demands and highly patronized. No culture or religion trivial its patronized by all not minding social status, religion, middle class or high class it's just the product that cant be done away with. To start or to get more info GET THIS COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AND INSTALLATION MANUAL

High-Speed Toilet Roll Making Machine with Auto core Loading & Self Gluing
Model 2.2
Make a toilet roll from as little as 43c ($0.04c).

Jumbo tissue
pulp plant
Jumbo Tissue Making Plants Available.

Make 250 000 cores from one-ton raw material.

Supply many different industries with this core
Machines make embossed & perforated toilet rolls, roller towels, garage wipes, hospital disposable towels in single, double & 3 plies.
self-sharpening diamond cutter machine To cut the finished toilet roll.
Heavier embossed look, a "Better Quality" finish.
Makes 25 to 80 rolls per minute*. (Depends on model & operating speed)
Jumbo production tissue rolls easily available.
Low electricity consumption.
Low maintenance
Easy to operate - Learn in an hour how to work machine.
Requires 1 to 2 operators.
The business is easier than you can imagine. Historically toilet roll & nappy business has been profitable, protected & a secret held by big companies & proved to be No.1 Business Opportunities.

Your dreams to become an Entrepreneur can be fully realized if you are willing and ready.
The first step is to have this comprehensive manual that will give you all the information you have requested.
Within this manual are links to local fabricators or importers of the machinery/
equipment for Tissue Roll and Exercise Books production, and the raw materials, for negotiation and procurement.

READ ALSO: How to Start Nylon Production Business

As soon as you acquire them, this e-manual will help you offer training services for your staff.

The cost of locally fabricated set of Tissue Roll making machine

The cost of imported set of Tissue Roll making machine

The locally fabricated set of Exercise Books making machine ranges

. The cost of imported exercise making machine

READ ALSO: Stove Thread Production Business- Start Earning Big

Raw materials depend on the quantity ordered. They are abundantly available in some of the companies
Producing and in the open market.

The cost of a ton of jumbo reel for tissue roll

These and other vital information and how to run the proposed company are provided in this Report.

Doors of opportunity don't just open, they have to be unlocked & it's up to you to turn the knob.
Easy to operate, yet difficult to copy
"Success will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time" (Barack Obama)

Make money from toilet roll and Also make roller towels, garage & hospital wipes & disposable towels (enq. CALL 08130525154)

Media/Publishing / How To Start A Lucrative Printing Press Business by Ikoiikenna: on Sat 21 at 04:42pm
Are you interested in designs and everything that comes with it? If yes then you might want to consider starting a printing business.

Getting into the printing business is a good decision I can tell u, the market is huge and there is always need for printing gig. Businesses still engage in one form of printing to another, like printing work on their business cards, brochures, banners, sign posts, bill boards ads and marketing campaigns.

One thing you should keep in mind though is, this business is a bit complex, you need to prepare yourself and your mind to go all the way. You need to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that will help you stay aloof in the printing business.
Now let's go through the major steps to get you started:

To get into this business, you need good capital to invest in certain printing machines which can be quite expensive. You also have to consider maintenance cost, purchasing of spare parts in cases of break downs and digital software designs. Read Also: Beyond Bank Loan: 6 Source Of Fund For Your Business

If you intend to take your business to a great height and want clients to take you serious, then consider registering your business with the appropriate authorities in charge.See Also: How To Register A Business Name In Nigeria

If you are serious about this business then you need to take up a training course or class that will equip you with the knowledge on print design, graphic design, software design like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe design suite, quark and the rest. Note that, it will cost you real good to get this knowledge but guarantee it will be worth it in the long run.

I believe in business plan that is why I keep emphasizing on the important and the need to have one. You need a business plan that will show you how to project your finance, target market, number of competitors and so on. Make sure to conduct an exhaustive business plan before embarking on this business. See Also: Step-by- Step Guide: How To Write A Business Plan

There are certain factors you need to consider before securing a business place, like, affordability, if it's accessible and how good the area will be for your business. You need to consider siting your printing business near busy areas like, university campus, hospitals, business district and the rest.

Also, another factor to consider is space , you need enough space in the property you will be renting so you can convert some part to offices for staff and where you can meet potential clients and discuss business. Make sure this offices are well put together to present a professional front to clients.

What this means that you have to develop ways and patterns that will market your business in a good way. Make samples of your work so you can show to prospective clients--print your own business cards, brochures, filters, banners to advertise and showcase the quality of your work. Read Also: How To Interest People With Your Business

You can also promote your business online by building a website where you can display your work so that prospective clients can see and make orders.
So there you go -- get started and best of luck.

North America / Top Small Business Opportunites In Cayman Islands by Ikoiikenna: on Sat 21 at 03:18pm
We won’t even beat around the bush much today and just go on to ask you the question. If you happen to be in the Cayman Islands, or you are planning to go there on business soon, would you like to establish a great business venture over there? Let’s assume you don’t know why we are asking you this, let us be the ones to tell you that the Cayman Islands is actually one of the best locations on earth for your business to thrive. The government doesn't practice direct taxation, which means that you get to save a lot of taxes and pump these back into your business. Asides from the fact that the island boasts one of the best standards of living in the region, we should do well to tell you that a lot of leading financial institutions have seen the reason to set up shop here. With all of these in place, the next thing is for you to launch out and get into a business there. What kind of investments can you then make here?

1. Tourism Agency
If you have ever been to the Cayman Islands heard of it, seen it in clips or read about it in books, you would know that this is a prime location for tourists. This location is so great for tourists that the region itself gets more than 75% of its GDP from tourism alone. Since this has already been put in place by nature, you can exploit the chance to set up a tourism agency for the region. Start with familiarizing yourself with the region and organizing small activities for your tourists or troops. This would encourage people to opt for your services and in no time, your own GDP would have expanded largely

Read Also: Profitable Business Opportunities In Bolivia

2. Financial Consultancy
Hundreds of hundreds of financial transactions – spanning both local and international- are generated from the Cayman Islands yearly since they have one of the friendliest business regimes that could be found anywhere. This makes the location a prime market for people that would even like to get more out of their money, invest the best and other things. For this, you get openings to offer your expert opinions on business, money, and investments. See, you’re a consultant in no time.

3. Recruitment Firms
According to a most recent report from the World Bank, the population of the Cayman Islands stands at a little over 500,000. While there are a lot of jobs to be worked, there are a few number of people to work them and this creates a void in the labor market – both skilled and unskilled. Establishing a recruitment agency would be seen as filling a need, and you get the chance to network people with their dream jobs. Since your services would be in high demand, you would never run out of business, and surely never run out of steady income too.

4. Restaurant
A lot of expatriates have decided to make the Cayman Islands their home, and we need not remind you of the large influx of tourists that visit every year. This makes the location a prime place to set up a restaurant that would serve different types of dishes. While local dishes would be most appreciated, those that would love to feel closer to home would find solace in your international delicacies too. With these kinds of options, your plates would always be serving.

Read Also: 5 Business Opportunities In British Virgin Islands

5. Agriculture
As much as the Cayman Island is situated in a position of fertile soil and easy access to water, the region still imports up to 90 percent of her food produce. The land is there, and all the other resource is there, but they are not being utilized properly. While many might see this as a lost cause, it is actually a gold mine that is waiting to be exploited. Take your hoes and cutlasses to the land and make something grow from it. even if you can reduce the total imports by up to 5%, that would be a huge boost that your generations wouldn’t forget in a hurry.

So, it's all out there. The Cayman Islands is a land flowing with milk and honey. Why not just brace up and start something?

Foods / How To Start Biscuit Production Business by Ikoiikenna: on Fri 20 at 07:16pm
One common item of consumption at all levels, most commonly available product, important product of bakery, highly consumed and patronize both by the rich and the poor, a tasty nutritious snack preferred over its alternatives because of its readiness and easy to digest characteristics and long life of preservation. The product with huge market and earning potentials- is the product of BUSICUIT.

A product found all over, highly patronized by nursery, primary, secondary and to some extent by university students and adults at all level and stages of life can’t be a bad business for one to invest in. having three widely consumed variant in Nigeria biscuits which are

· Hard dough (sweet cabin)
· Soft dough and
· Cream cracker.

Manufacturing or production of any type of this variant of biscuit is conventional and easy, with proper machinery such as
· Shifter (dough shifter)
· Mixer
Sugar grinder
· Moulder( for moulding the biscuit into sizes)
· Rotator cutting and puncher machine
· Oil fried baking oven (with accessories)
· Cooling conveyor
· Stacking & Packaging table
· Spraying machine
· Trolley
· Other laboratory equipments

One can start production easily. Production procedure include Flour and other ingredient mixed properly together with addition of water are allowed for some time (couple of hours to enhance fermentation and rising) after which its feed into trays which after cutting are placed in oven for baking. After indispensable baking which may last for some time are brought out cooled and packed and ready for sale.

READ ALSO: How To Start Profitable Popcorn Production Business

Major needed raw materials for production are flour, sugar and oil (palm oil). Other ingredient (will be revealed) are readily available and are sourced locally.
With a mind on the million population in Nigeria with estimated % annual increase, the number of student and individuals at large one can understand the high readily market for biscuit in Nigeria. It has with estimated consumption of 60,000 - 80,000 MT of biscuit Are consumed annually, proven the high profit potential available for investors.

To get started get the step by step video on biscuit production and eBook on the general market research on this business. Order for this now and start earning from this lucrative business of biscuit production now. Call 08130525154

General Updates / 10 Success Denial Habits You Should Avoid by Ikoiikenna: on Thu 19 at 12:12am
To achieve success in kive below are the 10 Habits of a lazy man you should avoid

1. Never wake up early.
Keep stretching and turning in bed until you get too hungry to continuedozing. no bed bugs, why hurry to get up?

2. Never plan how to spend your money.
Whenever you get money, start spending it right away and when it'sfinished, you try to count and recall how you spent it.

3. Don't think of saving until you have real big money.
How can you save when you earn so little? Those telling you to save are notsympathetic to your burning needs.

4. Don't engage in activities usually reserved for the "uneducated".
How can you, a graduate, engage in petty trade, network marketing or homes based production? That's for people who never went to school!

Read Also: Benefits Of Investing At A Young Age

5. Don't think of starting a business until manner falls from heaven and gives you capital. How do they expect you to invest before you get millions? Even though morethan half the businesses in your town were started with little capital, youas a smart person can only start with millions.

6. Complain about everything except your own attitude and laziness.
Blame the system, the government and the banks that refused to lend youmoney. They are all bad and do not want you to get rich.

7. Spend more than you earn.
To achieve this, buy consumer products on credit and keep borrowing fromfriends and employers.

8. Compete in dressing.
Make sure you're wearing the latest clothes. Intimidate everyone with yourtrendy fashions all the time. Whenever your neighbor buys a new phone, youget one that is more expensive.

9. Get yourself a nice used car that costs more than three times your yearly salary.

10. Give your children everything they ask for since you're such a loving parent.
They should not struggle for anything because you do not want them to suffer that way, they will grow up lazy and hence poor enough to ensurethey can't help you at old age

Successful Entrepreneur / Femi Otedola Biography And Net Worth by Ikoiikenna: on Wed 18 at 04:49pm
Femi Otedola is one of the names that rings a huge bell in the ears of many people when mentioned in the society today and getting to this level of fame and wealth took nothing less than a lot of hard work, dedication, commitment, sleepless night and a true spirit of entrepreneurship.
Entering the oil business when everything was still booming was to be seen at the time as a normal trend but he went on to change the face of oil importation, exportation and marketing and for this single reason, surpassed all the other people that he had even met in the business as at the time of his arrival.

Today, none of the people that started out with this oil magnate in the same business can claim to be half the man he is now.
Born in the year 1962, Femi Otedola was welcomed into the family of (Late) Sir Michael Otedola (who happens to be a former governor of the Lagos state) and he, unlike many, failed to rely on the affluence and influence of his father, seeking to carve out a name for himself.

READ ALSO: Gabriel Igbinedion Biography And Net Worth

Femi Otedola first saw opportunity to work in a printing press belonging to his family and this was the source of his daily bread till he saw the opportunities that abound in the oil industry, prompting him to make a swift move from the press into oil. Although many people thought how he then with practically no experience in the field, was going to make it but he never let what others thought of him bring him down in any way.

Working hard to get known and raise some money, Otedola finally made his first significant breakthrough when he got enough funds to finally launch and start up his own company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, in the year 2003. Through his dedication and commitment to the job, in under two years, he was already a name to be reckoned with in the business. By the year 2005, other big companies such as MTN, Unilever, Nestle, Guinness and even the Dangote group had started to source the services of Zenon for their diesel needs.

READ ALSO: Orji Uzor Kalu Biography And Networth

In the year 2015, Otedola sought to rebrand the business and expand its scope, prompting him to change its name to Forte Oil after which he sold a sizeable amount of its shares and assets to Mercuria Energy Group, a move which not only fetched the business some $200 million but also opened the doors to a bigger and better international market to sell for.

Otedola has always shown his ability to carefully study the market and wait for when best to strike, and this single leadership and management skill has fuelled him up to where he is today.

Happily married with four children (three daughters and one son), the business mogul and seasoned entrepreneur is worth an estimated $2.5 billion and is the richest man in Nigeria only behind Aliko Dangote and Mike Adenuga of Glo.

Foods / How To Start A Catering Business In Nigeria by Ikoiikenna: on Wed 18 at 05:11am
Arguably, catering service is now a trend and virtually a lucrative business in Nigeria which every household cum full time housewife are diverting their attention to. It doesn't matter for a caterer to be a superstar cook before making waves on catering business. When you can employ the service of local cooks to do the finishing for you.

Are you so versed and skillful in cooking differents genres of meal? Does your art in kitchen is greatly beyond cooking? Can you cook a palatable meal for the consumption of thousands people without any complain? Oh! you can command flour easily when it comes to baking, right? Good, Why don't you seize this golden opportunity and change idleness into business.

If you are optimistic and that passionate to venture into catering, then it's very imperative you understand some key and major elements which your are required to have in your possesion now before you would be recognized and celebrate as a unique caterer. The information and requirements needed are as follows:

To begin a catering business, very crucial it is for you to itemize your plan, decide if your catering business will be indoor or outdoor services. This is very necessary because a business without a specific niche is prone to be problematic in the nearest posterity but if you decide and itemize your plan very well on which to go for, then your business will be treated as such.

For instance, define your catering niche if it is going to concentrate on wedding service, birthday party, or rendering services to school and colleges hostel. Itemize your plan whether to serve restaurant,carteen or fast food, Or if you are to provide your service to anyone that is in needs of your sweet and fantastic delicacies it is up to you. READ Also: Step-by- Step Guide: How To Write A Business Plan

“If you don't know it, go for it". If you are not that good in all facet of food preparation, there is no harm in going for the skill acquisition. Having itemize and decide on which niche to go for, it is expected of you to go for weeks or months training, regardless of how special, good and skillful you are in the kitchen. Why? Because you need to acquire a certificate as a qualified caterer in the world of catering services.

Not limited to certificate only, you will need license and business permit from Food and drug regulatory body known as NAFDAC, this body are shouldered with the responsibility to overseeing any business pertaining to food and drug, they asses and test how qualified you are on these particular fields, the materials you are going to use and the location or environment you are going to make use of.

For your catering service to move and soar you high, you need to have a solid and unique brand or business name to rise with. This will be the only avenue your potential and seasonal customers will distinguish you from other catering service and also, refer to you more client who will need your service. So, if probably your business name reach the premium brand, everybody will be longed to taste your tomatoes and onions. This is the magnificent power of name in business world. But if the reverse is the case, your catering business won't thrive well, I guess! Read Also: How To Register A Business Name In Nigeria

Don't forget to plan your menu list very well for it is the CV your customers will request for before giving you the work. Let it be adequately plan with affordable prices so as not to send your prospect away. Ensure conformity and be curtained that all the delicacies you will be specialized on are contained therein.

Don't forget that an ideal menu list is usually portable and affordable with food items which can be easily locate in the market square. If you deal with vegetable for the vegetarian, let it be categorically stated on the list with the fixed price.

As a caterer who will be cooking in a larger quantity, your kitchen site must be wide and large, very distinct from those one in our houses. Reasonss, because the materials (kitchen utensils) to be used are all bigger than the one used in a normal settings.

Read Also: How To Start A Restaurant Business In Nigeria


Since your business is to cook, serve, bake- if need be -and make money, then, you are expected to have and maintain the following kitchen utensils;

-Gas/electronic/Charcoal cooker (Different sizes)
-pots of different sizes
-spoons of different size
-Serving plate
-storage containers
-Turning sticks
-Cooling van etc.

Read Also: 3 Burners Table Top Cooker With Mini Oven And Grill

catering service is seen not to be business of an individual, agreed! As such, you will need to invite the local cook to helping you out in some aspect of which cooking, serving the guest, washing plate and others are really involved.

Lastly, be enlighten that you can start this catering business without any amount on you and succeed at the later end. Is that possible? Did you just ask me that? Oh yes, very possible. You will only start with the first payment given by your customer. In conjunction with the above steps in setting an ideal catering service, and you shall have a safe trip in your first assignment. Interesting, right?

Remember it's not just about starting, you need proper management. Join this forum we will keep you updated. Meanwhile, Read Also: 3 Keys To Keep Your Business Running

Business Advice/Tips / 3 Best Ways To Sell Without Being Pushy by Ikoiikenna: on Tue 17 at 06:20pm
The biggest fear every entrepreneur face when selling is being as pushy. No one wants to be told that they are like one of those annoying salespersons. I believe you have an idea of what I'm talking about; you know, those kind of salespersons who at more concerned about you patronizing their product or service and care less what you actually need.

No one likes to deal with such individuals I can tell you, and whatever you're selling, the thought of appearing as such person scares you. The thing is, selling is hard. I mean real hard work.

So in order not to be seen as pushy, you have to find the right balance between making your point known and not pushing your potential customer back to the wall.

I'm going to show you some of the best ways to sell and the skills to employ to get sales. So below are list of powerful methods to sell and enhance your sales process. Check them out.

Reduce The Pressure (Don't be in a Hurry)
Read carefully, this is the most important part of the list. So you want to build a successful business, to get this done, you need customers right? And not only that, there's this high chance of your business being your primary source of income. With this on ground, it can easily put you on a whole lot of pressure to get potential customers to patronize you. It can also make you go straight to your sales rather than taking the time to get familiar with your potential customer.
More so, it's crucial to know that been under pressure can cause you to become a pushy and annoying salesperson, and this can make you lose your prospect. Keep in mind, that it's more beneficial to manoeuvre your sales process with a prospect which will then ensure that you close the sales at just the right time.

READ ALSO: How To Make A Million In Your Small Business

2. Don't Rush Your Sales (Take Your Time)
The best way to sell and not appear pushy, it's to take your sweet time. The biggest mistake you can make is to rush straight to your sales pitch soon as you're with a prospect. Don't come off as someone who's desperate to sell, it's a big turn-off. Rather, try to get to know your prospect and make he/she feels comfortable to talk to you.

3. Listen To Your Prospect (Know Their Needs)
This is another very important tip to follow. Try to listen to your prospect, give them the opportunity to tell you what they want and need. This will make your sales process a whole lot easier and better. By so doing, there will be no way you will appear pushy.
Encourage your prospect to do the talking, it help you to understand them more and it gives you the chance to win more sales.

How Do You Get Your Prospect To Talk?
The best way is to ask them simple open-minded questions, find out what their problems are and find ways to solve them. You want to be seen as a partner, not just a individual trying to sell them something they probably don't need.

When you imbibe this in your sales techniques, prospect will feel the need to open up to you. When they feel comfortable talking to you, you have earn their trust and the more comfortable they are, the better chances you have of earning their patronage.
This method might take more time to perfect, but guarantee it will be very effective in the long run.

READ ALSO: How To Keep Customers Happy And Loyal Forever

Beauty Care / How To Start A Lucrative Spa Business by Ikoiikenna: on Tue 17 at 01:34pm
There is a boom in the beauty industry and if you know you have the ability to make someone feel or look like a million bucks, then owning a beauty spa saloon is the right business for you.
Spa saloon offers a wide variety of beauty and therapeutic services such as , manicure, pedicure, massages and baths, facials, waxing, etc. If you are able to offer and provide these services in a clean and conducive environment couple with a superb customer care service, you are sure to have a repeat clientele on a regular basis.

Spa saloon is a business that requires huge startup capital. You will need to have a reasonable startup cost for very important necessities such as p, your training, rental agreement , marketing, furniture, business license and permits, insurance, equipment, staff and other logistics.
Start-up cost for your spa resorts may amount to #5million Naira which is about $15,000 in dollars.
Most new business can only qualify for business loans if they have a detailed business plan so that investors can see the prospective income of the business in clear terms.

Writing a business plan for your spa business will no doubt increase your chances of getting funds for your business. So ensure that you draft or develop a clearly defined business plan that will identify crucial areas of the business. Like, your capital, target audiences, competitions, potential income, challenges, short-term goals and long-term goals.

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First of all, you need to determine whether it will be beneficial to just simply hire experienced beauticians in different fields or go get trained by an expert before starting your spa saloon. Whatever you decide, it will be more beneficial to get trained because for one, you need the experience as a business owner and secondly, your customers might want to have a feel of your touch and you should be willing to oblige their wants and needs.

First, choose a business name, something sweet and alluring that when people hear the name, they will want to give your spa saloon a try. For example, "sweet sensation beauty spa" or "swamsparkles spa palace" sound like the ideal name for a spa saloon.
Once you have settled on a name, apply for a beauty spa license from your city cosmetology association and a business permit from your state cooperate affairs commission office and obtain your tax ID number too. You will also need an insurance policy that will protect your business from unforeseen events like, fire, robbery, damages, and so on.

Location matters a lot in a business and spa business is no exception. Before opening your spa saloon, you should first consider the area to see if it will be ideal and suitable for your kind of business. Also, ensure the area where your spa saloon will be is in a upscale and secure environment with the right foot traffic. When you lease a property, make sure it have enough space to cater for your equipment, beauty rooms, supplies, and staff.

There are so many ways you can get people to notice your spa business. Start by advertising on television, radio, print flyers and distribute at events especially at weddings, birthday parties and the other events.

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Promote your spa saloon by offering special discounts to brides-to-be , groomsmen, and bridesmaids. Ensure that your contact information and business location are accessible.

Advertise your services on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and popular wedding blogs and fashion sites. Display pictures of your equipment, products and services rendered and also customers testimonials about the wonderful pampering packages gotten from your spa.

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