Monthly Archives: April 2013

Acquiring contact data for a direct marketing campaign

By Neil Cavanagh

Direct marketing can be a great way of targeting new prospects or to tell customers about new features to the services or products that your company provides, but to begin you need to build a list of those prospects that you wish to target.

Getting Your Wholesale Business Started

The setup process of a wholesale business may be difficult for those who have no previous experience in the field, but it is one of the cheapest and easiest businesses to start. One can consider numerous different options. While some wholesale businesses need stock and physical premises, some others can be operated entirely online, without the need to pre-purchase the items on the inventory. This means that you can start your own wholesale business easily, quickly and with barely any capital investment. Here are a few things you must consider before setting up your enterprise.

How to Start and Run a Successful Tutoring Business

People all over the world require tutors in order to hone their skills. Tutors are gaining popularity these days as many individuals find the need to expand their competency and skillset.

If you’re thinking of starting a tutoring business, you can use your skills to improve those of others. This business will help you earn a good amount of money by simply sharing your knowledge and expertise. Following are a few things you will have to consider before you get started.

The April-May Issue of HobbyFirm now online

April-May Issue of HobbyFirmGood Friday morning, everyone.  I just wanted to let you all know that the newest edition of HobbyFirm Magazine has been publishedd.  It’s up on the site now, at www.HobbyFirm.com and we welcome you to have a look.  For anyone interested in receiving a hard copy by mail, you can purchase yours through HP MagCloud.  Digital editions are always free to read and to subscribe to.

With spring upon us, we look at some sports related hobby businesses in this issue, beginning with the business of sports memorabilia, collecting and auctions of gameworn items.   We also have a look at what was involved for the founds of two amateur sports leagues, the Orange County Adult Soccer League (OCASL) in North Carolina and the New Jersey Amateur Baseball League (NJABL).

We also continue our offerings to promote women in business, looking at two popular sites for networking and communities of women entrepreneurs.  In Canada, we speak with the originator of the Working at Home Moms community (WAHM) [link: www.wahm.com] and in the United States, there is Project Eve [link: www.projecteve.com] which seeks to build a community for networking women business owners.

Read these stories and more: Current Issue: April-May HobbyFirm Magazine

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