When Your Freelance Business Goes From Feast To Famine

You have got your goat farm running after raising goats for a while, and you think this is now the perfect time to get the animals ready for market. But the question is: how do you do that? In turn, this question leads to more questions. Do you just put up a “goat for sale” sign on your farm gate and hope that customers would come flocking in? How exactly would you price your goats? Do you sell the animals to just about anyone who comes knocking on your door? Here are some basic tips you might want to use when you finally want to put your livestock up for sale.

1)Choose the right network: There is no value in being the first to market on a social networking site. So you haven’t missed the boat. Ask your customers or search for their email addresses before dedicating the time to set-up a page for your Mailraider. The main goal of social networking is 1) to engage your current customers and 2) entice new ones.

They may just be having a bad day. Or a stranger might have harassed them before. Even if you discover that you’re responsible for the way the person has reacted, learn from it.

As with any times of crisis, the ingenuity and creativity of resourceful individuals suddenly kick into gear. It’s amazing how new things come to surface when one’s back is against the wall.

Giveaways / gimmicks – You do not need to break the bank to do this. You can just have chocolates and candies. Any kind of take-away item always endears people to your company and causes them to remember your booth. If you can afford it, you may want to give away samples of your latest product. These are terrific items to give new customers or loyal customers. This way they have something to try out and desire more of.

When I worked in the financial services industry, we would not hire a new Insurance Agent unless he could bring 100 business contacts with him that he could start on. Once they had started through some training I could get them to expand that list up to 1000 contacts.

The ‘Wikipedia Encyclopaedia’ says the term ‘six degrees of separation’, “refers to the idea that all human beings are connected through relationships with at most six other people. Several studies, such as Milgram’s small world experiment have been conducted to empirically measure this connectedness. While the exact number of links between people differs depending on the population measured, it is generally found to be relatively small”.

Making money at online stores could be an enjoyable and profitable activity. All you basically have to do is observe and use what you know to become a better buyer and seller. Money may not come in tons right away, but if you work well, you will see your earnings steadily increase.

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