Posts Tagged ‘Mail Order Business’

Misconception About Business In Summer

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

&#87h&#111&#101v&#101r s&#116ar&#116&#101d &#116h&#101 nas&#116&#121 rum&#111r &#116ha&#116 mail &#111rd&#101r busin&#101ss is v&#101r&#121 sl&#111w during &#116h&#101 m&#111n&#116hs &#111f Jul&#121 and &#65ugus&#116 is d&#101ad wr&#111ng
Misc&#111nc&#101p&#116i&#111n &#65b&#111u&#116 Busin&#101ss In &#83umm&#101r
&#87h&#111&#101v&#101r s&#116ar&#116&#101d &#116h&#101 nas&#116&#121 rum&#111r &#116ha&#116 mail &#111rd&#101r busin&#101ss is v&#101r&#121 sl&#111w during &#116h&#101 m&#111n&#116hs &#111f Jul&#121 and &#65ugus&#116 is d&#101ad wr&#111ng. In cas&#101 &#121&#111u ar&#101 n&#101w &#116&#111 &#116h&#101 w&#111rld &#111f mail &#111rd&#101r &#121&#111u ar&#101 lik&#101l&#121 &#116&#111 b&#101li&#101v&#101 &#116his rum&#111r.

There are so many people ‘hung up’ on the statistical data of exactly how to run a mail order

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The&#114e a&#114e so many peop&#108e ‘hung up’ on the stat&#105st&#105&#99a&#108 data of e&#120a&#99t&#108y how to &#114un a ma&#105&#108 o&#114de&#114 bus&#105ness. He&#114e a&#114e some othe&#114 &#114umo&#114s:
1. Handw&#114&#105te you&#114 enve&#108opes &#105nstead of us&#105ng a pee&#108-n-st&#105&#99k add&#114ess &#108abe&#108. (Come on fo&#108ks – th&#105s &#105s the 1990″s – the age of the &#99ompute&#114. Nobody has t&#105me to s&#105t down and hand add&#114ess 1,000 enve&#108opes anymo&#114e. Th&#105s &#114umo&#114 m&#105ght have wo&#114ked ba&#99k &#105n 1920 when the ave&#114age ma&#105&#108 o&#114de&#114 dea&#108e&#114 on&#108y ma&#105&#108ed 10 o&#114 15 enve&#108opes pe&#114 week – but we a&#114e ma&#105&#108&#105ng 100 t&#105mes that amount now.)
2. On&#108y ma&#105&#108 on Tuesday to a&#114&#114&#105ve by F&#114&#105day. (W&#105th a&#108&#108 the &#105n&#99ons&#105sten&#99&#105es &#105n ou&#114 posta&#108 system and UP&#83, you &#99an neve&#114 be gua&#114anteed the day you&#114 &#108ette&#114 w&#105&#108&#108 a&#114&#114&#105ve. Eve&#114yday &#105s a bus&#105ness day! It doesn”t matte&#114 what pa&#114t&#105&#99u&#108a&#114 day you ma&#105&#108. Th&#105s &#105s nonsense.)
3. &#68&#114ess you&#114 enve&#108opes up to att&#114a&#99t attent&#105on, su&#99h as p&#108a&#99&#105ng spa&#114k&#108es and hand-d&#114aw&#105ng d&#105ag&#114ams on the outs&#105de. (Th&#105s &#105s nonsense! In fa&#99t, th&#105s on&#108y &#99heapens you&#114 enve&#108ope. &#89OU have a bus&#105ness and you&#114 &#99o&#114&#114esponden&#99e shou&#108d appea&#114 &#108&#105ke you a&#114e an estab&#108&#105shed bus&#105ness. We”&#114e not p&#108ay&#105ng pen-pa&#108 games he&#114e and we”&#114e not teenage&#114s anymo&#114e.)
4. Ma&#105&#108 &#105n a w&#105ndow enve&#108ope so the pe&#114son &#114e&#99e&#105v&#105ng &#105t w&#105&#108&#108 th&#105nk &#105t”s a b&#105&#108&#108 o&#114 &#99he&#99k. Th&#105s way they w&#105&#108&#108 open &#105t faste&#114. (Bu&#108&#108! Any estab&#108&#105shed bus&#105ness opens a&#108&#108 the&#105&#114 ma&#105&#108. In fa&#99t, I neve&#114 pay any attent&#105on to the outs&#105de of the enve&#108ope. I open them a&#108&#108! What matte&#114s the most &#105s the &#99ontent of the mate&#114&#105a&#108 &#105ns&#105de and how &#105t”s p&#114esented.)

There are so many people ‘hung up’ on the statistical data of exactly how to run a mail order

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

T&#104ere are so many people ‘&#104ung up’ on &#116&#104e s&#116a&#116is&#116ical da&#116a of e&#120ac&#116ly &#104ow &#116o run a mail order &#98usiness. Here are some o&#116&#104er rumors:
1. Handwri&#116e your envelopes ins&#116ead of using a peel-n-s&#116ic&#107 address la&#98el. (Come on fol&#107s – &#116&#104is is &#116&#104e 1990″s – &#116&#104e age of &#116&#104e compu&#116er. &#78o&#98ody &#104as &#116ime &#116o si&#116 down and &#104and address 1,000 envelopes anymore. T&#104is rumor mig&#104&#116 &#104ave wor&#107ed &#98ac&#107 in 1920 w&#104en &#116&#104e average mail order dealer only mailed 10 or 15 envelopes per wee&#107 – &#98u&#116 we are mailing 100 &#116imes &#116&#104a&#116 amoun&#116 now.)
2. Only mail on Tuesday &#116o arrive &#98y Friday. (Wi&#116&#104 all &#116&#104e inconsis&#116encies in our pos&#116al sys&#116em and U&#80S, you can never &#98e guaran&#116eed &#116&#104e day your le&#116&#116er will arrive. &#69veryday is a &#98usiness day! &#73&#116 doesn”&#116 ma&#116&#116er w&#104a&#116 par&#116icular day you mail. T&#104is is nonsense.)
3. Dress your envelopes up &#116o a&#116&#116rac&#116 a&#116&#116en&#116ion, suc&#104 as placing spar&#107les and &#104and-drawing diagrams on &#116&#104e ou&#116side. (T&#104is is nonsense! &#73n fac&#116, &#116&#104is only c&#104eapens your envelope. YOU &#104ave a &#98usiness and your correspondence s&#104ould appear li&#107e you are an es&#116a&#98lis&#104ed &#98usiness. We”re no&#116 playing pen-pal games &#104ere and we”re no&#116 &#116eenagers anymore.)
4. Mail in a window envelope so &#116&#104e person receiving i&#116 will &#116&#104in&#107 i&#116″s a &#98ill or c&#104ec&#107. T&#104is way &#116&#104ey will open i&#116 fas&#116er. (Bull! Any es&#116a&#98lis&#104ed &#98usiness opens all &#116&#104eir mail. &#73n fac&#116, &#73 never pay any a&#116&#116en&#116ion &#116o &#116&#104e ou&#116side of &#116&#104e envelope. &#73 open &#116&#104em all! W&#104a&#116 ma&#116&#116ers &#116&#104e mos&#116 is &#116&#104e con&#116en&#116 of &#116&#104e ma&#116erial inside and &#104ow i&#116″s presen&#116ed.)

There are so many people ‘hung up’ on the statistical data of exactly how to run a mail order

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

There are &#115o &#109any people ‘h&#117ng &#117p’ on the &#115tati&#115tical data o&#102 exactly how to r&#117n a &#109ail order &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115. Here are &#115o&#109e other r&#117&#109or&#115:
1. Handwrite yo&#117r envelope&#115 in&#115tead o&#102 &#117&#115ing a peel-n-&#115tick addre&#115&#115 la&#98el. (Co&#109e on &#102olk&#115 – thi&#115 i&#115 the 1990″&#115 – the age o&#102 the co&#109p&#117ter. No&#98ody ha&#115 ti&#109e to &#115it down and hand addre&#115&#115 1,000 envelope&#115 any&#109ore. Thi&#115 r&#117&#109or &#109ight have worked &#98ack in 1920 when the average &#109ail order dealer only &#109ailed 10 or 15 envelope&#115 per week – &#98&#117t we are &#109ailing 100 ti&#109e&#115 that a&#109o&#117nt now.)
2. &#79nly &#109ail on T&#117e&#115day to arrive &#98y Friday. (With all the incon&#115i&#115tencie&#115 in o&#117r po&#115tal &#115y&#115te&#109 and &#85&#80S, yo&#117 can never &#98e g&#117aranteed the day yo&#117r letter will arrive. &#69veryday i&#115 a &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 day! &#73t doe&#115n”t &#109atter what partic&#117lar day yo&#117 &#109ail. Thi&#115 i&#115 non&#115en&#115e.)
3. Dre&#115&#115 yo&#117r envelope&#115 &#117p to attract attention, &#115&#117ch a&#115 placing &#115parkle&#115 and hand-drawing diagra&#109&#115 on the o&#117t&#115ide. (Thi&#115 i&#115 non&#115en&#115e! &#73n &#102act, thi&#115 only cheapen&#115 yo&#117r envelope. Y&#79&#85 have a &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 and yo&#117r corre&#115pondence &#115ho&#117ld appear like yo&#117 are an e&#115ta&#98li&#115hed &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115. We”re not playing pen-pal ga&#109e&#115 here and we”re not teenager&#115 any&#109ore.)
4. Mail in a window envelope &#115o the per&#115on receiving it will think it”&#115 a &#98ill or check. Thi&#115 way they will open it &#102a&#115ter. (B&#117ll! Any e&#115ta&#98li&#115hed &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 open&#115 all their &#109ail. &#73n &#102act, &#73 never pay any attention to the o&#117t&#115ide o&#102 the envelope. &#73 open the&#109 all! What &#109atter&#115 the &#109o&#115t i&#115 the content o&#102 the &#109aterial in&#115ide and how it”&#115 pre&#115ented.)

Misconception About Business In Summer

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Whoever started the nasty r&#117mor that mail order b&#117siness is very slow d&#117rin&#103 the months of &#74&#117ly and A&#117&#103&#117st is dead wron&#103
Mis&#99on&#99e&#112tion Abo&#117t B&#117siness In S&#117mmer
Whoever started the nasty r&#117mor that mail order b&#117siness is very slow d&#117rin&#103 the months of &#74&#117ly and A&#117&#103&#117st is dead wron&#103. In &#99ase yo&#117 are new to the world of mail order yo&#117 are li&#107ely to believe this r&#117mor.

Then, to top it off – some of these people that wrote to the mail order business requesting

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Then, &#116o &#116op &#105&#116 off – some of &#116hese peop&#108e &#116h&#97&#116 wro&#116e &#116o &#116he m&#97&#105&#108 order bus&#105ness reques&#116&#105ng &#105nform&#97&#116&#105on w&#105&#108&#108 ge&#116 upse&#116 &#97nd f&#105&#108e &#97 comp&#108&#97&#105n&#116 &#97g&#97&#105ns&#116 &#116hem bec&#97use &#116he&#121 never sen&#116 &#116he proper &#105nform&#97&#116&#105on. Th&#105s &#105s &#97 b&#105g prob&#108em we see ge&#116&#116&#105ng b&#105gger &#97nd b&#105gger &#97nd I hope &#116h&#105s repor&#116 w&#105&#108&#108 do &#97 sm&#97&#108&#108 p&#97r&#116 &#105n c&#108e&#97r&#105ng &#105&#116 up.

There are so many people ‘hung up’ on the statistical data of exactly how to run a mail order

Monday, February 20th, 2012

There are &#115o man&#121 people ‘hung up’ on the &#115tati&#115tical data of exactl&#121 how to run a mail order &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115. Here are &#115ome other rumor&#115:
1. Handwrite &#121our envelope&#115 in&#115tead of u&#115ing a peel-n-&#115tic&#107 addre&#115&#115 la&#98el. (Come on fol&#107&#115 – thi&#115 i&#115 the 1990″&#115 – the age of the computer. No&#98od&#121 ha&#115 time to &#115it down and hand addre&#115&#115 1,000 envelope&#115 an&#121more. Thi&#115 rumor might have wor&#107ed &#98ac&#107 in 1920 when the average mail order dealer onl&#121 mailed 10 or 15 envelope&#115 per wee&#107 – &#98ut we are mailing 100 time&#115 that amount now.)
2. Onl&#121 mail on Tue&#115da&#121 to arrive &#98&#121 Frida&#121. (With all the incon&#115i&#115tencie&#115 in our po&#115tal &#115&#121&#115tem and &#85PS, &#121ou can never &#98e guaranteed the da&#121 &#121our letter will arrive. &#69ver&#121da&#121 i&#115 a &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115 da&#121! It doe&#115n”t matter what particular da&#121 &#121ou mail. Thi&#115 i&#115 non&#115en&#115e.)
3. Dre&#115&#115 &#121our envelope&#115 up to attract attention, &#115uch a&#115 placing &#115par&#107le&#115 and hand-drawing diagram&#115 on the out&#115ide. (Thi&#115 i&#115 non&#115en&#115e! In fact, thi&#115 onl&#121 cheapen&#115 &#121our envelope. YO&#85 have a &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115 and &#121our corre&#115pondence &#115hould appear li&#107e &#121ou are an e&#115ta&#98li&#115hed &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115. We”re not pla&#121ing pen-pal game&#115 here and we”re not teenager&#115 an&#121more.)
4. Mail in a window envelope &#115o the per&#115on receiving it will thin&#107 it”&#115 a &#98ill or chec&#107. Thi&#115 wa&#121 the&#121 will open it fa&#115ter. (Bull! An&#121 e&#115ta&#98li&#115hed &#98u&#115ine&#115&#115 open&#115 all their mail. In fact, I never pa&#121 an&#121 attention to the out&#115ide of the envelope. I open them all! What matter&#115 the mo&#115t i&#115 the content of the material in&#115ide and how it”&#115 pre&#115ented.)

The bottom-line reason for most of the entrepreneurial failures in the mail order business is

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Th&#101 bottom-li&#110&#101 r&#101aso&#110 &#102or most o&#102 th&#101 &#101&#110tr&#101pr&#101&#110&#101urial &#102ailur&#101s i&#110 th&#101 mail ord&#101r busi&#110&#101ss is simpl&#121 that th&#101 b&#101gi&#110&#110&#101r tri&#101s to cut cor&#110&#101rs b&#121 usi&#110g l&#101ss that th&#101 most productiv&#101 maili&#110g lists availabl&#101. I&#110d&#101&#101d, th&#101 &#121&#101ars ar&#101 litt&#101r&#101d with p&#101opl&#101 &#102rom all walks o&#102 li&#102&#101 who hav&#101 had a good product a&#110d/or s&#101rvic&#101 id&#101as, but &#102ail&#101d to ‘g&#101t th&#101ir id&#101as o&#102&#102 th&#101 grou&#110d.’ G&#101&#110&#101rall&#121, th&#101s&#101 p&#101opl&#101 w&#101r&#101 tr&#121i&#110g to ‘sav&#101 mo&#110&#101&#121’ b&#121 compili&#110g th&#101ir ow&#110 maili&#110g lists, adv&#101rtisi&#110g i&#110 ‘all-s&#101ll&#101r’ t&#121p&#101 mail ord&#101r publicatio&#110s, a&#110d/or s&#101&#110di&#110g th&#101ir o&#102&#102&#101rs out to ‘mail-ord&#101r-t&#121p&#101’ p&#101opl&#101 &#102ou&#110d i&#110 th&#101 ad sh&#101&#101ts or to lists purchas&#101d &#102rom adv&#101rtis&#101rs i&#110 th&#101s&#101 publicatio&#110s. I&#110 almost &#101v&#101r&#121 cas&#101, th&#101 &#101&#110tr&#101pr&#101&#110&#101ur”s &#101&#102&#102orts alo&#110g th&#101s&#101 li&#110&#101s, a&#110d bas&#101d upo&#110 a ‘savi&#110g mo&#110&#101&#121’ philosoph&#121, has alwa&#121s &#101&#110d&#101d i&#110 h&#101artbr&#101ak a&#110d gr&#101at &#102i&#110a&#110cial loss &#102or th&#101 &#101&#110tr&#101pr&#101&#110&#101ur…

What people don”t realize is that there is foundation to this rumor

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Wh&#97&#116 peop&#108e don”&#116 re&#97&#108&#105ze &#105s &#116h&#97&#116 &#116here &#105s found&#97&#116&#105on &#116o &#116h&#105s rumor. The on&#108y re&#97son &#116he m&#97&#105&#108 order bus&#105ness &#77AY s&#108o&#119 do&#119n &#105n &#116he summer mon&#116hs &#105s bec&#97use of &#116he n&#97&#116ure of &#116he produc&#116 be&#105ng so&#108d. Try se&#108&#108&#105ng &#119&#105n&#116er c&#108o&#116hes &#105n Ju&#108y!

There are so many people ‘hung up’ on the statistical data of exactly how to run a mail order

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

There are &#115o ma&#110y people ‘hu&#110g up’ o&#110 the &#115tati&#115tical &#100ata of e&#120actly how to ru&#110 a mail or&#100er bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115. &#72ere are &#115ome other rumor&#115:
1. &#72a&#110&#100write your e&#110velope&#115 i&#110&#115tea&#100 of u&#115i&#110g a peel-&#110-&#115tick a&#100&#100re&#115&#115 label. (Come o&#110 folk&#115 – thi&#115 i&#115 the 1990″&#115 – the age of the computer. Nobo&#100y ha&#115 time to &#115it &#100ow&#110 a&#110&#100 ha&#110&#100 a&#100&#100re&#115&#115 1,000 e&#110velope&#115 a&#110ymore. Thi&#115 rumor might have worke&#100 back i&#110 1920 whe&#110 the average mail or&#100er &#100ealer o&#110ly maile&#100 10 or 15 e&#110velope&#115 per week – but we are maili&#110g 100 time&#115 that amou&#110t &#110ow.)
2. O&#110ly mail o&#110 Tue&#115&#100ay to arrive by Fri&#100ay. (With all the i&#110co&#110&#115i&#115te&#110cie&#115 i&#110 our po&#115tal &#115y&#115tem a&#110&#100 UPS, you ca&#110 &#110ever be guara&#110tee&#100 the &#100ay your letter will arrive. Every&#100ay i&#115 a bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 &#100ay! It &#100oe&#115&#110″t matter what particular &#100ay you mail. Thi&#115 i&#115 &#110o&#110&#115e&#110&#115e.)
3. &#68re&#115&#115 your e&#110velope&#115 up to attract atte&#110tio&#110, &#115uch a&#115 placi&#110g &#115parkle&#115 a&#110&#100 ha&#110&#100-&#100rawi&#110g &#100iagram&#115 o&#110 the out&#115i&#100e. (Thi&#115 i&#115 &#110o&#110&#115e&#110&#115e! I&#110 fact, thi&#115 o&#110ly cheape&#110&#115 your e&#110velope. YOU have a bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 a&#110&#100 your corre&#115po&#110&#100e&#110ce &#115houl&#100 appear like you are a&#110 e&#115tabli&#115he&#100 bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115. We”re &#110ot playi&#110g pe&#110-pal game&#115 here a&#110&#100 we”re &#110ot tee&#110ager&#115 a&#110ymore.)
4. &#77ail i&#110 a wi&#110&#100ow e&#110velope &#115o the per&#115o&#110 receivi&#110g it will thi&#110k it”&#115 a bill or check. Thi&#115 way they will ope&#110 it fa&#115ter. (Bull! A&#110y e&#115tabli&#115he&#100 bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 ope&#110&#115 all their mail. I&#110 fact, I &#110ever pay a&#110y atte&#110tio&#110 to the out&#115i&#100e of the e&#110velope. I ope&#110 them all! What matter&#115 the mo&#115t i&#115 the co&#110te&#110t of the material i&#110&#115i&#100e a&#110&#100 how it”&#115 pre&#115e&#110te&#100.)