Small Biz Tip: Executing a Promotional Event: Planning the Event

Tips from September 1, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss Executing a Promotional Event: Planning the Event Select a time, date, and location that will best accommodate your target guests. Unless your business restricts the goals of your event, your business is a great host location. Book the entertainment, create the sale, or decide on a prize give-away. Make sure that whatever is going to take place at your event is confirmed and set to go. Train your chosen employees to work the event. Demonstrations of products or services, cleaning, or even to be friendly knowledgeable faces. Your workers are your best promoters so use them to help out! A cheap possibility to food and drinks is asking local businesses to donate or discount their prices for your event. They will be able to be recognized by guests and in turn your guests will appreciate the hospitality. Daily Overview: Select a guest accommodating... [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Sales : Ways to Sell your Products or Services

Tips from Friday, March 6, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about different ways to sell your products or services. Pay attention. You'll find you have a lot to learn from customer's needs and will have to determine whether your product or service meets those needs. Be creative! Present yourself and your business in a way that hasn't been done. Make it memorable. Partner with another business and sell each other's products or services. Host a seminar that incorporates your product or service. Educate them. Make it free, even. Daily Overview: Great selling is not manipulation; it is being of service to [potential] customers. [Read Full Article]