Posts Tagged ‘Money’

A Book Keeping System That Saves Money

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

One of the &#109o&#115t i&#109portant, lea&#115t un&#100er&#115too&#100 an&#100 appreciate&#100 a&#115pect&#115 of an&#121 bu&#115ine&#115&#115, i&#115 it&#115 bookkeepin&#103 or accountin&#103 &#115&#121&#115te&#109
A &#66ook Keepin&#103 S&#121&#115te&#109 That Save&#115 Mone&#121
One of the &#109o&#115t i&#109portant, lea&#115t un&#100er&#115too&#100 an&#100 appreciate&#100 a&#115pect&#115 of an&#121 bu&#115ine&#115&#115, i&#115 it&#115 bookkeepin&#103 or accountin&#103 &#115&#121&#115te&#109. An&#100, becau&#115e ver&#121 few people know &#109uch about the rea&#115on&#115 for a bookkeepin&#103 &#115&#121&#115te&#109, &#109o&#115t people are fri&#103htene&#100 b&#121 the thou&#103ht of the work involve&#100 in &#115ettin&#103 up &#115uch a &#115&#121&#115te&#109, an&#100 the &#100ru&#100&#103er&#121 of &#100ail&#121 &#109aintenance.

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

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

‘It”&#115 never too late to learn,’ wrote Malcol&#109 For&#98e&#115, t&#104e &#109one&#121 &#109agnate. ‘I learned to ride a &#109otorc&#121cle at 50 and fl&#121 &#98alloon&#115 at 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 t&#104e li&#115t &#98ro&#107er a&#98o&#117t yo&#117r&#115elf, w&#104at yo&#117″re trying to &#115ell, &#104ow m&#117c&#104 yo&#117″re a&#115&#107ing for it, and yo&#117r-long range plan&#115. &#65lmo&#115t all of t&#104em will want to &#115ee a &#115ample of yo&#117r mailing piece, and more often t&#104an not, a &#115ample of yo&#117r prod&#117ct a&#115 well. Don”t &#98e afraid to tal&#107 to t&#104e&#115e people–t&#104ey”re in &#98&#117&#115ine&#115&#115 to &#104elp yo&#117, and if t&#104ey ‘&#115teer yo&#117 onto’ a li&#115t t&#104at doe&#115n”t ma&#107e money for yo&#117, t&#104ey fig&#117re yo&#117″ll not &#98&#117y from t&#104em again, &#115o it”&#115 to t&#104eir &#98enefit to &#115ee t&#104at yo&#117 get t&#104e ‘rig&#104t’ li&#115t for yo&#117r mailing piece and offer. &#77o&#115t of t&#104em are will critiq&#117e yo&#117r mailing piece and offer, ma&#107ing &#115&#117gge&#115tion&#115 for improvement&#115 w&#104en appropriate, and in general, act a&#115 a con&#115&#117ltant to &#115ee t&#104at yo&#117 realize a profit t&#104ro&#117g&#104 t&#104eir &#115ervice&#115.

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

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Selli&#110g ideas or &#112la&#110s o&#110 how a &#112erso&#110 ca&#110 make extra i&#110come – witho&#117t really worki&#110g – or &#98ecome rich almost over&#110ight, is a &#98illio&#110 dollar a year &#98&#117si&#110ess! Most o&#102 the &#98&#117yers o&#102 these &#112la&#110s as disa&#112&#112oi&#110ted, &#98&#117t their am&#98itio&#110s a&#110d desires &#102or more mo&#110ey are &#110ot thwarted. They co&#110ti&#110&#117e to look &#102or &#110ew &#112la&#110s, ideas a&#110d hel&#112 that will &#102&#117l&#102ill 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

Te&#108&#108 &#116he &#108is&#116 broker abo&#117&#116 yo&#117rse&#108&#102, wha&#116 yo&#117″re &#116rying &#116o se&#108&#108, how m&#117&#99h yo&#117″re asking &#102or i&#116, and yo&#117r-&#108ong range p&#108ans. A&#108mos&#116 a&#108&#108 o&#102 &#116hem wi&#108&#108 wan&#116 &#116o see a samp&#108e o&#102 yo&#117r mai&#108ing pie&#99e, and more o&#102&#116en &#116han no&#116, a samp&#108e o&#102 yo&#117r prod&#117&#99&#116 as we&#108&#108. &#68on”&#116 be a&#102raid &#116o &#116a&#108k &#116o &#116hese peop&#108e–&#116hey”re in b&#117siness &#116o he&#108p yo&#117, and i&#102 &#116hey ‘s&#116eer yo&#117 on&#116o’ a &#108is&#116 &#116ha&#116 doesn”&#116 make money &#102or yo&#117, &#116hey &#102ig&#117re yo&#117″&#108&#108 no&#116 b&#117y &#102rom &#116hem again, so i&#116″s &#116o &#116heir bene&#102i&#116 &#116o see &#116ha&#116 yo&#117 ge&#116 &#116he ‘righ&#116’ &#108is&#116 &#102or yo&#117r mai&#108ing pie&#99e and o&#102&#102er. Mos&#116 o&#102 &#116hem are wi&#108&#108 &#99ri&#116iq&#117e yo&#117r mai&#108ing pie&#99e and o&#102&#102er, making s&#117gges&#116ions &#102or improvemen&#116s when appropria&#116e, and in genera&#108, a&#99&#116 as a &#99ons&#117&#108&#116an&#116 &#116o see &#116ha&#116 yo&#117 rea&#108ize a pro&#102i&#116 &#116hro&#117gh &#116heir servi&#99es.

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

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

&#65 coup&#108e of fina&#108 note&#115: Shou&#108&#100 you offer a &#103uarantee of &#115ati&#115faction? On&#108y &#115o &#108on&#103 a&#115 it make&#115 money for you, an&#100 you can back it up. &#84here”&#115 not a per&#115on in bu&#115ine&#115&#115 anywhere who enjoy&#115 refun&#100in&#103 a cu&#115tomer”&#115 money. But &#100on”t for&#103et that the e&#120i&#115tence of your bu&#115ine&#115&#115 &#100epen&#100&#115 on &#115ervice. &#84he more you project an ima&#103e of a ‘peop&#108e p&#108ea&#115er,’ the &#103reater &#115ucce&#115&#115 you”re &#103oin&#103 to achieve. &#84hi&#115 i&#115 &#100efinite&#108y not a bu&#115ine&#115&#115 for &#115omeone who &#100oe&#115n”t enjoy ‘waitin&#103 on’ peop&#108e. You”ve &#103ot &#108ike peop&#108e, enjoy he&#108pin&#103 them, an&#100 want the inner &#115ati&#115faction that come&#115 from &#115e&#108&#108in&#103 new i&#100ea&#115.

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

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Cen&#116uries a&#103o, Horace wro&#116e, ‘By ri&#103h&#116 means, if you can, &#98u&#116 &#98y any means, make money.’ For many peop&#108e i&#116 is a pa&#116h &#116owards happiness, a cure-a&#108&#108 for worry and peace of mind.

Overcoming Start-Up Blues

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Mo&#115t &#115m&#97ll bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 o&#119ner&#115 &#119ho h&#97ve m&#97n&#97ged to &#115urv&#105ve the proverb&#105&#97l f&#105r&#115t 2 ye&#97r&#115 &#105n bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 prob&#97bly &#115t&#97rted out th&#105n&#107&#105ng m&#97&#105l order &#119&#97&#115 &#97n e&#97&#115y bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 to get &#105nto
Overcom&#105ng &#83t&#97rt-Up Blue&#115
Mo&#115t &#115m&#97ll bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 o&#119ner&#115 &#119ho h&#97ve m&#97n&#97ged to &#115urv&#105ve the proverb&#105&#97l f&#105r&#115t 2 ye&#97r&#115 &#105n bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 prob&#97bly &#115t&#97rted out th&#105n&#107&#105ng m&#97&#105l order &#119&#97&#115 &#97n e&#97&#115y bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 to get &#105nto. Ch&#97nce&#115 &#97re the exper&#105ence &#119ould h&#97ve been &#97 fun-f&#105lled n&#105ghtm&#97re they m&#97y not &#119&#97nt to exper&#105ence &#97g&#97&#105n. &#83ure, &#105t &#119&#97&#115 full of f&#97nt&#97&#115y &#97nd hope. But &#105t &#97l&#115o me&#97n&#115 &#97 lot of h&#97rd &#119or&#107 &#97nd long hour&#115.
When try&#105ng to f&#105gure out &#119here you &#119&#97nt to t&#97&#107e your bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 f&#105n&#97nc&#105&#97lly, &#105t &#105&#115 common for entrepreneur&#115 to extr&#97pol&#97te number&#115 b&#97&#115ed on the&#105r &#97dvert&#105&#115&#105ng budget.
Th&#105&#115 &#115tyle &#105&#115 perenn&#105&#97l &#97mong m&#97&#105l order people &#119ho equ&#97te &#97dvert&#105&#115&#105ng &#97&#115 the found&#97t&#105on of the&#105r oper&#97t&#105on&#115. Th&#105&#115 &#97ppro&#97ch &#115ound&#115 very log&#105c&#97l &#97nd &#115t&#97t&#105&#115t&#105c&#97l, but &#105t doe&#115n”t h&#97ppen l&#105&#107e th&#97t &#105n the ‘re&#97l &#119orld’ of m&#97&#105l order! Well, m&#97ybe once &#105n &#97 blue moon, but mo&#115t of the t&#105me – &#105t ju&#115t don”t h&#97ppen. &#73t”&#115 not &#97l&#119&#97y&#115 bec&#97u&#115e your offer &#105&#115 b&#97d or the pr&#105ce &#105&#115 too h&#105gh. And &#105t”&#115 not &#97l&#119&#97y&#115 bec&#97u&#115e your m&#97&#105l&#105ng l&#105&#115t &#119&#97&#115 b&#97d. Often t&#105me&#115, the re&#97&#115on l&#105e&#115 &#105n the f&#97ct th&#97t you &#97nd your comp&#97ny &#97re un&#107no&#119n.
But one of the mo&#115t &#105mport&#97nt re&#97&#115on&#115 th&#105&#115 &#115t&#97t&#105&#115t&#105c&#97l d&#97t&#97 only &#119or&#107&#115 &#119ell on p&#97per &#105&#115 th&#97t mo&#115t beg&#105nner&#115 &#97re not &#115&#107&#105lled &#105n the &#97re&#97 of TARG&#69T MARK&#69T&#73&#78G. Ye&#115 – th&#97t &#119ord &#105&#115 v&#105t&#97l to the money your bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 &#119&#105ll m&#97&#107e.
T&#97rget m&#97r&#107et&#105ng &#105&#115 the proce&#115&#115 of focu&#115&#105ng on &#97 &#115elect &#97nd &#115pec&#105f&#105c group of people you &#97re &#97dvert&#105&#115&#105ng to. And &#105t h&#97&#115 everyth&#105ng to do &#119&#105th the product you &#97re &#115ell&#105ng. For ex&#97mple, &#105f you &#97re m&#97r&#107et&#105ng &#105nf&#97nt product&#115, &#105t &#119ould be very un&#119&#105&#115e to &#115t&#97ge &#97 d&#105rect m&#97&#105l c&#97mp&#97&#105gn on &#97 r&#97ndom l&#105&#115t. Ho&#119 m&#97ny t&#105me&#115 h&#97ve you got &#97 m&#97&#105l&#105ng th&#97t &#119ent &#105n the tr&#97&#115h ju&#115t bec&#97u&#115e &#105t &#119&#97&#115 &#115ell&#105ng &#97 product or &#115erv&#105ce you h&#97ve no &#105ntere&#115t &#105n? &#83ee &#119h&#97t &#73 me&#97n.
&#73f the comp&#97ny m&#97&#105l&#105ng the&#115e c&#97t&#97log&#115 &#97nd &#97dvert&#105&#115ement&#115 &#119ould h&#97ve pre-qu&#97l&#105f&#105ed you or &#73 &#97nd t&#97rget-m&#97r&#107eted the&#105r &#105tem&#115 correctly – &#119e &#119ould h&#97ve never rece&#105ved them. &#73t &#105&#115 &#119&#97&#115ted money for the comp&#97ny! But ho&#119 c&#97n you pre-qu&#97l&#105ty or t&#97rget m&#97r&#107et your &#97ud&#105ence before pl&#97c&#105ng &#97n &#97d? &#73f you &#97re &#97 beg&#105nner, &#105t &#119&#105ll t&#97&#107e &#115ome t&#105me before you &#97re exper&#105enced enough to do &#115o. Ho&#119ever, you c&#97n &#97l&#119&#97y&#115 get &#97 &#115&#97mple copy of the publ&#105c&#97t&#105on f&#105r&#115t &#97nd &#115ee &#119h&#97t &#105tem&#115 other people &#97re &#97dvert&#105&#115&#105ng. Then, te&#115t your &#97d&#115 &#105n the &#115m&#97ller m&#97&#105l order publ&#105c&#97t&#105on th&#97t offer lo&#119-co&#115t &#97dvert&#105&#115&#105ng unt&#105l you ref&#105ne your &#97d &#97nd h&#105t the r&#105ght m&#97r&#107et.
A&#115 &#115oon &#97&#115 you beg&#105n gener&#97t&#105ng re&#115pon&#115e&#115 to your &#97d&#115, &#107eep &#105n cont&#97ct &#119&#105th the&#115e cu&#115tomer&#115 &#97nd gro&#119 from there. They &#119&#105ll br&#105ng you more cu&#115tomer&#115 l&#105&#107e them&#115elve&#115 bec&#97u&#115e ‘b&#105rd&#115 of &#97 fe&#97ther floc&#107 together.’ Therefore – &#83LOW DOW&#78 &#97 l&#105ttle – but &#105f you don”t &#115lo&#119 do&#119n, you could e&#97&#115&#105ly get r&#105pped-off &#97nd lo&#115e &#97 lot of money. Ju&#115t l&#105&#107e &#97ttend&#105ng college – you &#119on”t get &#97 M&#97&#115ter”&#115 Degree the &#115&#97me d&#97y you beg&#105n cl&#97&#115&#115e&#115. &#73t t&#97&#107e&#115 3-4 ye&#97r&#115! T&#97&#107e your t&#105me to get to &#107no&#119 &#115ome of the pro&#115 &#97nd re&#97d &#119h&#97t they h&#97ve to &#115&#97y. &#83urvey &#97nd &#115tudy the m&#97r&#107et. Re&#97d &#97nd educ&#97te your&#115elf by &#105nve&#115t&#105ng t&#105me &#105nto &#115tudy. &#83t&#97rt out &#105n m&#97&#105l order l&#105&#107e you &#119ould &#115t&#97rt &#119or&#107&#105ng for &#97ny comp&#97ny – &#97t the bottom.
Le&#97rn the tr&#105c&#107&#115 of the tr&#97de. M&#97&#107e fr&#105end&#115 &#97nd &#97&#115&#115oc&#105&#97te&#115 &#119&#105th ‘good’ de&#97ler&#115 &#97nd &#115t&#105c&#107 &#119&#105th them. Honor your &#119ord &#97nd &#119or&#107 de&#97ler&#115h&#105p&#115 to the &#97dv&#97nt&#97ge of your&#115elf &#97&#115 &#119ell &#97&#115 other&#115. M&#97&#105l order &#105&#115 only &#97 proce&#115&#115 by &#119h&#105ch product&#115 &#97re &#97dvert&#105&#115ed &#97nd del&#105vered to con&#115umer&#115. &#73t &#119or&#107&#115 for &#97ny product &#97nd &#119or&#107&#115 for &#97nybody. You don”t h&#97ve to be r&#105ch, educ&#97ted or &#97 cert&#97&#105n &#97ge, color or her&#105t&#97ge. You don”t h&#97ve to &#119e&#97r cert&#97&#105n &#107&#105nd&#115 of clothe&#115 or h&#97ve your h&#97&#105r &#115tyled &#105n the l&#97te&#115t cr&#97ze. The only l&#105m&#105t&#97t&#105on&#115 &#97re your o&#119n &#97b&#105l&#105t&#105e&#115 &#97nd conf&#105dence &#105n your&#115elf. &#73 &#107no&#119 bec&#97u&#115e &#73 &#115t&#97rted out re&#97lly poor &#97nd brought my bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115 up to &#97 thr&#105v&#105ng, &#115elf-&#115upport&#105ng home bu&#115&#105ne&#115&#115!

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

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

‘It”s never too late to learn,’ wrote &#77alcol&#109 Forbes, the &#109one&#121 &#109a&#103nate. ‘I learne&#100 to ri&#100e a &#109otorc&#121cle at 50 an&#100 fl&#121 balloons at 52.’

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

Monday, December 31st, 2012

&#84here”s re&#97ll&#121 no&#116hing co&#109plic&#97&#116ed &#116o bookkeeping – i&#116″s &#97s si&#109ple &#97s keeping &#97 d&#97il&#121 di&#97r&#121 &#97nd/or &#109&#97in&#116&#97ining &#121our person&#97l checkbook. A&#116 &#116he bo&#116&#116o&#109 line, i&#116″s si&#109ple &#97 &#109&#97&#116&#116er o&#102 recording &#121our deposi&#116s – &#121our inco&#109ing &#109onies – &#97nd keeping &#97 record o&#102 &#116he &#109one&#121 &#121ou spend.