About Import and Export Businesses
2012-02-01 13:41:51 PST
The origins of the import and export industry go back to the first European traders journeying into Asia. These traders brought potatoes and bronze goods to Asia in exchange for silk, spices and firearms. Spain, France, Great Britain and other European nations began to use colonies for their natural resources as well as their dependent consumers in the sixteenth century. As colonies gained independence starting with the American Revolution, independent nations continued trade with their former colonizers due to common economic ties. Recent innovations like...
How to Obtain an Import Export License
2012-02-01 13:39:38 PST
Research the products you wish to import/export to determine if a license is required. Licenses are issued by the federal agencies that specifically deal with certain products. For example, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms issues licenses to import firearms and ammunition. Contact the Regulatory Audit Field Office of the US Customs and Border Control that is closest to your location for information about your product's license requirements. Go to cbp.gov and select the office closest to you.
Contact the Bureau of Industry and Security of...
How to Make Money with Your Website
2011-12-23 14:22:34 PST
Work from home, make money from your Website, join affiliate programs, summer jobs, seasonal jobs, get paid to take online surveys, get paid by reading email, get paid by surfing the Web, money making tutorials, earn revenue by placing ads on your Website, advertisement programs, get a fee to refer customers, receive commission for offering custom builds, etc
1. PPC Advertising Networks
Google AdSense is the most popular option under this category, but there are also others. Basically you need to sign up with the network and paste some code snippets on your...
How to Apply for Home-Based Business Grants
2011-12-21 15:25:56 PST
If you're one of the many Americans who have decided to start a home-based business, you will be interested in learning how to research business grant opportunities. Funds are available for minorities as well as for research, artistic, and educational grants.
The first step in starting any home based business is planning. A good business plan is vital to the success of your business. There are tons of great web sites to assist you with writing your business plan. I have listed a few in the links below to get you started.
What Are the Excellent Traits of an Entrepreneur?
2011-12-21 15:25:02 PST
Are you intrigued by the possibility of being your own boss and starting a business but not sure you have the right qualifications to be an entrepreneur? What are the characteristics of an entrepreneur? Although there is no single perfect entrepreneurial profile, there are many characteristics that show up repeatedly in successful business owners
Believing in your ability to create a business is vital to being an entrepreneur. It doesn't matter what your idea is. Your believe in your idea will go a long way to selling it to other people....
How to Evaluating Business Opportunities
2011-12-20 14:43:45 PST
One of the toughest things to do for most people when they evaluate a business opportunity is to avoid allowing their
emotions to get involved with the decision. Many of us will become so involved with the proposal that after awhile we lose site of the fact that it may not be the best idea, yet we feel that we have so much time invested that if we just put a little more effort into it, we can make it work. Even seasoned corporate executives will fall prey to this inability to make the tough evaluation and call a halt to further investment of time and money
Ways to Get Free Leads for Your MLM Business
2011-12-20 14:42:32 PST
Types of Free MLM Leads
Social marketing is the newest method of generating free MLM leads. Setting up a personal profile on both general social sites and niche social sites focused on MLM-specific topics can generate an unlimited amount of qualified prospects.
Setting up a personal blog is another great way of generating free MLM leads. Two things happen when you create a blog, especially if you provide solid content of value to the readers. First the word will spread, and people will come to the blog for expert MLM advice....
Common mistakes to avoid when changing careers
2011-12-14 13:49:47 PST
#1: Lack of career change plan
Seeking to change career without a career plan is perhaps one of the biggest mistakes you can make. You need to craft a career change strategy in order to know a) Why you want to change career and b) How you will accomplish a successful career change.
By putting together a detailed career plan you will know what really annoys you in your current career and what steps you need to take in order to improve your working experience. Lacking a career change plan, including a clear strategy, research, education requirements, salary prospects etc., may...