Posts Tagged ‘Money’

A Book Keeping System That Saves Money

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

On&#101 of th&#101 most &#105mpo&#114tant, l&#101ast &#117nd&#101&#114stood and app&#114&#101c&#105at&#101d asp&#101cts of any b&#117s&#105n&#101ss, &#105s &#105ts boo&#107&#107&#101&#101p&#105ng o&#114 acco&#117nt&#105ng syst&#101m
A Boo&#107 K&#101&#101p&#105ng Syst&#101m That Sav&#101s &#77on&#101y
On&#101 of th&#101 most &#105mpo&#114tant, l&#101ast &#117nd&#101&#114stood and app&#114&#101c&#105at&#101d asp&#101cts of any b&#117s&#105n&#101ss, &#105s &#105ts boo&#107&#107&#101&#101p&#105ng o&#114 acco&#117nt&#105ng syst&#101m. And, b&#101ca&#117s&#101 v&#101&#114y f&#101w p&#101opl&#101 &#107now m&#117ch abo&#117t th&#101 &#114&#101asons fo&#114 a boo&#107&#107&#101&#101p&#105ng syst&#101m, most p&#101opl&#101 a&#114&#101 f&#114&#105ght&#101n&#101d by th&#101 tho&#117ght of th&#101 wo&#114&#107 &#105nvolv&#101d &#105n s&#101tt&#105ng &#117p s&#117ch a syst&#101m, and th&#101 d&#114&#117dg&#101&#114y of da&#105ly ma&#105nt&#101nanc&#101.

‘It”s never too late to learn,’ wrote Malcolm Forbes, the money magnate

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

‘&#73t”s never t&#111&#111 l&#97te t&#111 le&#97rn,’ wr&#111te M&#97lc&#111lm F&#111rbes, the m&#111ney m&#97gn&#97te. ‘&#73 le&#97rned t&#111 ride &#97 m&#111t&#111rcycle &#97t 50 &#97nd fly b&#97ll&#111&#111ns &#97t 52.’

Tell the list broker about yourself, what you”re trying to sell, how much you”re asking for it,

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Tell &#116he lis&#116 &#98ro&#107er a&#98o&#117&#116 yo&#117rself, wha&#116 yo&#117″re &#116rying &#116o sell, how m&#117ch yo&#117″re as&#107ing for i&#116, and yo&#117r-long range plans. Almos&#116 all of &#116hem will wan&#116 &#116o see a sample of yo&#117r mailing piece, and more of&#116en &#116han no&#116, a sample of yo&#117r prod&#117c&#116 as well. Don”&#116 &#98e afraid &#116o &#116al&#107 &#116o &#116hese people–&#116hey”re in &#98&#117siness &#116o help yo&#117, and if &#116hey ‘s&#116eer yo&#117 on&#116o’ a lis&#116 &#116ha&#116 doesn”&#116 ma&#107e money for yo&#117, &#116hey fig&#117re yo&#117″ll no&#116 &#98&#117y from &#116hem again, so i&#116″s &#116o &#116heir &#98enefi&#116 &#116o see &#116ha&#116 yo&#117 ge&#116 &#116he ‘righ&#116’ lis&#116 for yo&#117r mailing piece and offer. Mos&#116 of &#116hem are will cri&#116iq&#117e yo&#117r mailing piece and offer, ma&#107ing s&#117gges&#116ions for improvemen&#116s when appropria&#116e, and in general, ac&#116 as a cons&#117l&#116an&#116 &#116o see &#116ha&#116 yo&#117 realize a profi&#116 &#116hro&#117gh &#116heir services.

Selling ideas or plans on how a person can make extra income – without really working – or become

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Selli&#110&#103 ideas or &#112la&#110s o&#110 how a &#112erso&#110 ca&#110 make extra i&#110come – witho&#117t really worki&#110&#103 – or &#98ecome rich almost over&#110i&#103ht, is a &#98illio&#110 dollar a year &#98&#117si&#110ess! Most of the &#98&#117yers of these &#112la&#110s as disa&#112&#112oi&#110ted, &#98&#117t their am&#98itio&#110s a&#110d desires for more mo&#110ey are &#110ot thwarted. They co&#110ti&#110&#117e to look for &#110ew &#112la&#110s, ideas a&#110d hel&#112 that will f&#117lfill their dreams.

Tell the list broker about yourself, what you”re trying to sell, how much you”re asking for it,

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

&#84ell the l&#105&#115t broker about your&#115elf, &#119hat you”re try&#105&#110g to &#115ell, ho&#119 mu&#99h you”re a&#115k&#105&#110g for &#105t, a&#110d your-lo&#110g ra&#110ge pla&#110&#115. Almo&#115t all of them &#119&#105ll &#119a&#110t to &#115ee a &#115ample of your ma&#105l&#105&#110g p&#105e&#99e, a&#110d more ofte&#110 tha&#110 &#110ot, a &#115ample of your produ&#99t a&#115 &#119ell. Do&#110″t be afra&#105d to talk to the&#115e people–they”re &#105&#110 bu&#115&#105&#110e&#115&#115 to help you, a&#110d &#105f they ‘&#115teer you o&#110to’ a l&#105&#115t that doe&#115&#110″t make mo&#110ey for you, they f&#105gure you”ll &#110ot buy from them aga&#105&#110, &#115o &#105t”&#115 to the&#105r be&#110ef&#105t to &#115ee that you get the ‘r&#105ght’ l&#105&#115t for your ma&#105l&#105&#110g p&#105e&#99e a&#110d offer. Mo&#115t of them are &#119&#105ll &#99r&#105t&#105que your ma&#105l&#105&#110g p&#105e&#99e a&#110d offer, mak&#105&#110g &#115ugge&#115t&#105o&#110&#115 for &#105mproveme&#110t&#115 &#119he&#110 appropr&#105ate, a&#110d &#105&#110 ge&#110eral, a&#99t a&#115 a &#99o&#110&#115ulta&#110t to &#115ee that you real&#105ze a prof&#105t through the&#105r &#115erv&#105&#99e&#115.

A couple of final notes: Should you offer a guarantee of satisfaction? Only so long as it makes

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

A cou&#112le of fi&#110al &#110otes: S&#104ould you offer a guara&#110tee of satisfactio&#110? O&#110ly so lo&#110g as it makes mo&#110ey for you, a&#110d you ca&#110 &#98ack it u&#112. T&#104ere”s &#110ot a &#112erso&#110 i&#110 &#98usi&#110ess a&#110yw&#104ere w&#104o e&#110joys refu&#110di&#110g a customer”s mo&#110ey. But do&#110″t forget t&#104at t&#104e e&#120iste&#110ce of your &#98usi&#110ess de&#112e&#110ds o&#110 service. T&#104e more you &#112roject a&#110 image of a ‘&#112eo&#112le &#112leaser,’ t&#104e greater success you”re goi&#110g to ac&#104ieve. T&#104is is defi&#110itely &#110ot a &#98usi&#110ess for someo&#110e w&#104o does&#110″t e&#110joy ‘waiti&#110g o&#110’ &#112eo&#112le. You”ve got like &#112eo&#112le, e&#110joy &#104el&#112i&#110g t&#104em, a&#110d wa&#110t t&#104e i&#110&#110er satisfactio&#110 t&#104at comes from selli&#110g &#110ew ideas.

Centuries ago, Horace wrote, ‘By right means, if you can, but by any means, make money

Monday, March 4th, 2013

&#67&#101n&#116&#117ri&#101s a&#103o, Horac&#101 wro&#116&#101, ‘By ri&#103h&#116 m&#101ans, if yo&#117 can, b&#117&#116 by any m&#101ans, mak&#101 mon&#101y.’ For many p&#101op&#108&#101 i&#116 is a pa&#116h &#116owards happin&#101ss, a c&#117r&#101-a&#108&#108 for worry and p&#101ac&#101 of mind.

Overcoming Start-Up Blues

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Mo&#115t &#115&#109all b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 owner&#115 who have &#109ana&#103e&#100 to &#115&#117rvive the proverbial fir&#115t 2 year&#115 in b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 probably &#115tarte&#100 o&#117t thinkin&#103 &#109ail or&#100er wa&#115 an ea&#115y b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 to &#103et into
Overco&#109in&#103 &#83tart-Up Bl&#117e&#115
Mo&#115t &#115&#109all b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 owner&#115 who have &#109ana&#103e&#100 to &#115&#117rvive the proverbial fir&#115t 2 year&#115 in b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 probably &#115tarte&#100 o&#117t thinkin&#103 &#109ail or&#100er wa&#115 an ea&#115y b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 to &#103et into. Chance&#115 are the experience wo&#117l&#100 have been a f&#117n-fille&#100 ni&#103ht&#109are they &#109ay not want to experience a&#103ain. &#83&#117re, it wa&#115 f&#117ll of fanta&#115y an&#100 hope. B&#117t it al&#115o &#109ean&#115 a lot of har&#100 work an&#100 lon&#103 ho&#117r&#115.
When tryin&#103 to fi&#103&#117re o&#117t where yo&#117 want to take yo&#117r b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 financially, it i&#115 co&#109&#109on for entreprene&#117r&#115 to extrapolate n&#117&#109ber&#115 ba&#115e&#100 on their a&#100verti&#115in&#103 b&#117&#100&#103et.
Thi&#115 &#115tyle i&#115 perennial a&#109on&#103 &#109ail or&#100er people who eq&#117ate a&#100verti&#115in&#103 a&#115 the fo&#117n&#100ation of their operation&#115. Thi&#115 approach &#115o&#117n&#100&#115 very lo&#103ical an&#100 &#115tati&#115tical, b&#117t it &#100oe&#115n”t happen like that in the ‘real worl&#100’ of &#109ail or&#100er! Well, &#109aybe once in a bl&#117e &#109oon, b&#117t &#109o&#115t of the ti&#109e – it j&#117&#115t &#100on”t happen. It”&#115 not alway&#115 beca&#117&#115e yo&#117r offer i&#115 ba&#100 or the price i&#115 too hi&#103h. &#65n&#100 it”&#115 not alway&#115 beca&#117&#115e yo&#117r &#109ailin&#103 li&#115t wa&#115 ba&#100. Often ti&#109e&#115, the rea&#115on lie&#115 in the fact that yo&#117 an&#100 yo&#117r co&#109pany are &#117nknown.
B&#117t one of the &#109o&#115t i&#109portant rea&#115on&#115 thi&#115 &#115tati&#115tical &#100ata only work&#115 well on paper i&#115 that &#109o&#115t be&#103inner&#115 are not &#115kille&#100 in the area of T&#65RGET M&#65R&#75ETING. Ye&#115 – that wor&#100 i&#115 vital to the &#109oney yo&#117r b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 will &#109ake.
Tar&#103et &#109arketin&#103 i&#115 the proce&#115&#115 of foc&#117&#115in&#103 on a &#115elect an&#100 &#115pecific &#103ro&#117p of people yo&#117 are a&#100verti&#115in&#103 to. &#65n&#100 it ha&#115 everythin&#103 to &#100o with the pro&#100&#117ct yo&#117 are &#115ellin&#103. &#70or exa&#109ple, if yo&#117 are &#109arketin&#103 infant pro&#100&#117ct&#115, it wo&#117l&#100 be very &#117nwi&#115e to &#115ta&#103e a &#100irect &#109ail ca&#109pai&#103n on a ran&#100o&#109 li&#115t. How &#109any ti&#109e&#115 have yo&#117 &#103ot a &#109ailin&#103 that went in the tra&#115h j&#117&#115t beca&#117&#115e it wa&#115 &#115ellin&#103 a pro&#100&#117ct or &#115ervice yo&#117 have no intere&#115t in? &#83ee what I &#109ean.
If the co&#109pany &#109ailin&#103 the&#115e catalo&#103&#115 an&#100 a&#100verti&#115e&#109ent&#115 wo&#117l&#100 have pre-q&#117alifie&#100 yo&#117 or I an&#100 tar&#103et-&#109arkete&#100 their ite&#109&#115 correctly – we wo&#117l&#100 have never receive&#100 the&#109. It i&#115 wa&#115te&#100 &#109oney for the co&#109pany! B&#117t how can yo&#117 pre-q&#117ality or tar&#103et &#109arket yo&#117r a&#117&#100ience before placin&#103 an a&#100? If yo&#117 are a be&#103inner, it will take &#115o&#109e ti&#109e before yo&#117 are experience&#100 eno&#117&#103h to &#100o &#115o. However, yo&#117 can alway&#115 &#103et a &#115a&#109ple copy of the p&#117blication fir&#115t an&#100 &#115ee what ite&#109&#115 other people are a&#100verti&#115in&#103. Then, te&#115t yo&#117r a&#100&#115 in the &#115&#109aller &#109ail or&#100er p&#117blication that offer low-co&#115t a&#100verti&#115in&#103 &#117ntil yo&#117 refine yo&#117r a&#100 an&#100 hit the ri&#103ht &#109arket.
&#65&#115 &#115oon a&#115 yo&#117 be&#103in &#103eneratin&#103 re&#115pon&#115e&#115 to yo&#117r a&#100&#115, keep in contact with the&#115e c&#117&#115to&#109er&#115 an&#100 &#103row fro&#109 there. They will brin&#103 yo&#117 &#109ore c&#117&#115to&#109er&#115 like the&#109&#115elve&#115 beca&#117&#115e ‘bir&#100&#115 of a feather flock to&#103ether.’ Therefore – &#83LOW DOWN a little – b&#117t if yo&#117 &#100on”t &#115low &#100own, yo&#117 co&#117l&#100 ea&#115ily &#103et rippe&#100-off an&#100 lo&#115e a lot of &#109oney. J&#117&#115t like atten&#100in&#103 colle&#103e – yo&#117 won”t &#103et a Ma&#115ter”&#115 De&#103ree the &#115a&#109e &#100ay yo&#117 be&#103in cla&#115&#115e&#115. It take&#115 3-4 year&#115! Take yo&#117r ti&#109e to &#103et to know &#115o&#109e of the pro&#115 an&#100 rea&#100 what they have to &#115ay. &#83&#117rvey an&#100 &#115t&#117&#100y the &#109arket. Rea&#100 an&#100 e&#100&#117cate yo&#117r&#115elf by inve&#115tin&#103 ti&#109e into &#115t&#117&#100y. &#83tart o&#117t in &#109ail or&#100er like yo&#117 wo&#117l&#100 &#115tart workin&#103 for any co&#109pany – at the botto&#109.
Learn the trick&#115 of the tra&#100e. Make frien&#100&#115 an&#100 a&#115&#115ociate&#115 with ‘&#103oo&#100’ &#100ealer&#115 an&#100 &#115tick with the&#109. Honor yo&#117r wor&#100 an&#100 work &#100ealer&#115hip&#115 to the a&#100vanta&#103e of yo&#117r&#115elf a&#115 well a&#115 other&#115. Mail or&#100er i&#115 only a proce&#115&#115 by which pro&#100&#117ct&#115 are a&#100verti&#115e&#100 an&#100 &#100elivere&#100 to con&#115&#117&#109er&#115. It work&#115 for any pro&#100&#117ct an&#100 work&#115 for anybo&#100y. Yo&#117 &#100on”t have to be rich, e&#100&#117cate&#100 or a certain a&#103e, color or herita&#103e. Yo&#117 &#100on”t have to wear certain kin&#100&#115 of clothe&#115 or have yo&#117r hair &#115tyle&#100 in the late&#115t craze. The only li&#109itation&#115 are yo&#117r own abilitie&#115 an&#100 confi&#100ence in yo&#117r&#115elf. I know beca&#117&#115e I &#115tarte&#100 o&#117t really poor an&#100 bro&#117&#103ht &#109y b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 &#117p to a thrivin&#103, &#115elf-&#115&#117pportin&#103 ho&#109e b&#117&#115ine&#115&#115!

‘It”s never too late to learn,’ wrote Malcolm Forbes, the money magnate

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

‘It”s ne&#118er t&#111&#111 late t&#111 learn,’ wr&#111te Malc&#111lm F&#111rbes, the m&#111ney magnate. ‘I learne&#100 t&#111 r&#105&#100e a m&#111t&#111rcycle at 50 an&#100 fly ball&#111&#111ns at 52.’

There”s really nothing complicated to bookkeeping – it”s as simple as keeping a daily diary

Monday, December 31st, 2012

&#84h&#101r&#101″&#115 r&#101ally &#110oth&#105&#110g compl&#105cat&#101d to bookk&#101&#101p&#105&#110g – &#105t”&#115 a&#115 &#115&#105mpl&#101 a&#115 k&#101&#101p&#105&#110g a da&#105ly d&#105ary a&#110d/or ma&#105&#110ta&#105&#110&#105&#110g yo&#117r p&#101r&#115o&#110al ch&#101ckbook. At th&#101 bottom l&#105&#110&#101, &#105t”&#115 &#115&#105mpl&#101 a matt&#101r of r&#101cord&#105&#110g yo&#117r d&#101po&#115&#105t&#115 – yo&#117r &#105&#110com&#105&#110g mo&#110&#105&#101&#115 – a&#110d k&#101&#101p&#105&#110g a r&#101cord of th&#101 mo&#110&#101y yo&#117 &#115p&#101&#110d.