Resources for Running and Growing Your Own Business

Resources for Running and Growing Your Own Business

No matter what business you are in, as an entrepreneur in 2016, there are certain resources you will need.

Absolute Necessities

These are the things you absolutely must have or you are not really in business at all.

  1. Something to sell.  This seems rather obvious, right?  But this is the place you have to start — and a mighty important one it is, too!  If you get this wrong the rest will be very difficult.
  2. Someone to buy what you have for sale.  Also rather obvious.  However, what if you have this really great product idea, but no one really needs or wants it.
  3. A way for your customer to find your product and purchase it.
  4. A way to deliver what you sell to the buyer and provide service after the sale.

I could write entire books on each of those, but I will leave those for another day. But I will briefly review my business as an example.

What I sell

My products are health and wellness products that help people get and stay healthy on two fronts — physically, fiscally.  One line of products helps people with their health through better nutrition and making healthier living choices.  The other line of products helps anyone who chooses to go into business to learn what they need to know with online courses designed specifically for what’s happening in the current world of marketing and business.  The two fit together beautifully since many of the physical woes can be alleviated with higher standard of living that allows people to eat better and take better care of themselves.

Who my customers are

My customers are people who want to get and stay as healthy as they possibly can — no matter their current state of health — no matter whether we are talking physical health or financial health.  They come in all ages from before conception, throughout pregnancy, labor, and birth through infanthood, toddler-hood, childhood, teen years, young adults, young parents, mid-life changes, life after kids and careers, and elderly.  They come with a myriad of aches and pains, diagnoses and conditions.  All the way from arthritis to zinc deficiency.

Financially, my customers also represent the gamut of financial conditions on planet Earth — from the flat broke to the multi-millionaire. Anyone who eats and inhales oxygen needs what I offer.

How my customers find my products and purchase them

Marketing that includes online and offline methods.

  • Online methods include blog posts, ad placement, Facebook marketing strategies, LinkIn marketing strategies. email marketing, webinars.
  • Off line methods include teaching classes, word of mouth, writing newspaper articles, etc.

How my products and services are delivered to my customer

  • The physical products are drop shipped directly from the company.
  • The education courses are delivered electronically online. Some are downloaded. Others are used as online services.

How I provide service after the sale

I stay in touch with my customers a variety of ways.

  • Phone
  • Email
  • Facebook groups
  • Webinars
  • Digital newsletters

The Nitty Gritty – What you really need to accomplish all that you need to accomplish to run your own business

The truth is this

You will not be great at everything.  

You may be okay at some things and awesome at others.

And you will more than likely have a talent or a knack for parts of the business and not for other parts.

Remember this.

Recognize which parts are which.

Once you have identified which is which you will have some options.

  • You can hire someone who is better at the parts you are not as strong in
  • Or you can outsource it.

However, making that decision will be important to your bottom line because you will definitely want to keep responsibility for the part of your business that keeps the money rolling in.

Do not relinquish complete control unless you are ready to live with the consequences of someone else being in charge of the outcomes.

Starting Out

As you start out in your own business, you need to be able to concentrate on getting the right things done in the right order, on time, every time.

You will need:

  • A business plan
  • A marketing plan
  • A budget.
  • Money to live on until the business can support you.
  • A place to conduct business
  • A business license — sooner or later
  • An accountant — sooner or later

How will you learn all that you need to know without going back to school majoring in business?

I am glad you asked that question.  I have gathered here some of the best business education available today on a number of different topics which at some point will likely become important for the growth and progress of your business.  Feel free to click the links and find out more details about each one.  I do ask that you sign up for my newsletter so that you can be notified when a course is updated…which they are — to stay current with business and marketing trends…and when new courses are added.

 Category:  Choosing a Business

“The Art and Science of Making High Ticket Commissions”

“45 Minute PayDay”

“Internet Funnel System”

Patriot Funnel System

Top Tier Income

Partner with MOBE — Affiliate Program for My Online Business Education

The License Kit — The License Kit is an in-depth, “easy to consume” training course that will leave you with the knowledge to license other people’s products so you can make money without having to do all the work creating the products yourself.

How To Build Funded Proposal — Learn the secrets Of 6 & 7 figure network marketers: how to recruit new reps on autopilot, using just the Internet, without rejection.

Affiliate Bonus Domination — Learn why traditional Affiliate Marketing is dead, and how to use the new rules to consistently dominate in major product launches, get major recognition, and win thousands in prize money.

The BlogMaster Blueprint —  You will learn how to build a profitable blog from the ground up that averages $3,000 a month or more in revenue.

Category:  Free Resources

Limitless” – Free hard cover book. Just pay postage and handling.

IM Revolution” – Free book.  Just pay postage and handling.

10 Questions You Absolutely Must Ask BEFORE Choosing a Business” – Free ebook

IM Freedom Workshop” – Free workshop – travels all over the world.  Check out this link for upcoming locations.

 

Category:  Seminars, Workshops, and Live Events

IM Freedom Workshop” – Free workshop – travels all over the world. Check out this link for upcoming locations.

Home Business Summit” – Designed to help new internet marketers launch their online business.

Super Charge Summit” — Supercharge your online business at this live event.  Moves around the globe. Check for location near you.

 

Category: Business Courses

Traffic and Marketing

Traffic Masters Academy — Reveals everything about traffic that no one ever talks about. Over the course of 30 days, you’ll learn from the men and women that are on the cutting edge of traffic generation today.

My Email Marketing Empire — Learn email marketing (the No. 1 Income source of any internet marketer) from Matt Lloyd. This course shows you EXACTLY how Matt did it in his business- and how you can too.

10,000 Leads in 100 Days — Spy on Matt Lloyd’s marketing: see where he gets his leads, how much he pays, and what his results are.

Gold Inner Circle —  Industry Insiders Reveal “What’s Working Now” To Double, Triple, Or Even QUADRUPLE Your Business!

My $3K Traffic Formula – Armando Rendon — Learn Armando Rendon’s “Secret” Formula Used By the 23 Year Old to Bank $10,815 in Only 7 Days!

How To Use Social Media To Leverage Your Business — Learn the purpose of social media and how to leverage it for your business.

Instant Solo Ad Profits — A Series Of 5 Amazing Must See and Listen To Videos That Takes You Through On How To Create and Profit From Solo Ads and Build A Huge Financial Empire From Solo Ads.

Digital Marketing Strategies For Entrepreneurship — Start a Successful Business by Building a Sales Funnel, Social Media Following, and Affiliate Partnerships.

Social Media Success for Business — Gets you off on the right foot by helping you map out a manageable social media strategy, a plan for each individual tool, and a roadmap for tracking analytics and integrating your tools.

Pinterest Marketing Strategies: Build And Engage Followers — Enroll in the latest social media course with UNLIMITED & LIFETIME access you will learn how to drive sales, attract new customers and master social media (the right way).

Instagram Marketing Strategies Beginners Guide — Build a Following on Instagram and Gain the First 1,000 Followers.

YouTube Unlocked  — Learn how to get your videos ranked consistently to produce highly targeted traffic resulting in more sales all the while getting paid by YouTube for your “Silly Little” videos.

Super Simple Income Formula — In this Simple & Easy to follow Video course, Arun Obulisamy is helping you learn, set up your Online Marketing business in a easily comprehensible way. This High Quality A-Z Video Course is designed in such a way, so You can complete the steps as you’re learning.

Sales Training

Sales Training: Deliver Great Free Sales Generation Seminars — You can convert audiences who attend your free educational seminars into paying clients and customers.

MOBE Max Conversion Formula — Want to earn at least 6 figures within the next 6 months with your business? Learn the secrets of generating unlimited buyer leads online, and then use Saj P’s               proprietary Max Conversion Formula to turn them into high ticket MOBE sales over and over again on autopilot.

Sales Training: You Can Give A Winning Sales Presentation — You can speak confidently and get your prospects to understand how you and your products and services can help them.

Funding Methods

How To Build Funded Proposal — Learn the secrets Of 6 & 7 figure network marketers: how to recruit new reps on autopilot, using just the Internet, without rejection.

Affiliate Bonus Domination — Learn why traditional Affiliate Marketing is dead, and how to use the new rules to consistently dominate in major product launches, get major recognition, and win thousands in prize money.

 

Leveraging

The O.P.T. Formula — “Other Peoples Time” – The ultimate leverage point to grow your business. Learn everything you need to know about effective outsourcing.

How To Legally Hire Independent Contractors And Freelancers — Do you want to hire independent contractors, freelancers, or consultants but afraid of getting into trouble with the law and the            IRS?  In this easy and actionable course, I will clearly explain how to legally hire independent contractors and freelancers for your business and explain and even provide the contracts and                forms you need in hiring freelancers.

 

Staying Current

Gold Inner Circle —  Industry Insiders Reveal “What’s Working Now” To Double, Triple, Or Even QUADRUPLE Your Business!

 

Time Management

Evernote Exposed: How To Use Evernote To Be More Productive

 

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