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6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 2:59pm On Mar 29, 2016
Often when we arrive at that decision to start our own business it is with that intent to pocket a few extra dollars for ourselves and family. But just having a great idea is not enough. There are a few key ingredients that go into ensuring success in your small business. These are examined below;

1) Be passionate about what you are doing.

Even if you are not fully knowledgeable about what you are doing your passion will likely get you over the bar. Your knowledge will increase. Where your heart goes your body will follow so a little passion and enthusiasm will go a long way to ensuring your success.

2) Set achievable goals and work towards them.

The most critical aspect of your successes and achievements is your ability to measure them. Unless you have set goals how will you know if you are growing? Every entrepreneur needs to have a long-term vision for where he wants his/her business to go. Tied to that long-term vision are a series of smaller goals. This is what holds your business together on upon which your success is built. Motivation is a key benefit that manifests itself in your accomplishments and as you go from victory to victory you will continue to build momentum and snowball into a pillar of entrepreneurial success. This is what tells you that you are doing things right.

3) Humble yourself, be willing to learn

One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to go about your business with a "know it all" attitude. Be open-minded and seek counsel where necessary. Read, network and submit yourself to forums or interest groups in your field. As you do you might be surprised that new ideas take root because of this kind of exposure. Be willing to share your experiences and knowledge and others will reciprocate in like manner. Don't be too concerned with competing with your colleagues. Just do what you know is right and you will get your just rewards.

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 3:00pm On Mar 29, 2016
4) Learn from the mistakes of others, you don't have to repeat them all over again.

I can guarantee that you will make some mistakes of your own at some stage in your new venture regardless how knowledgeable you are, and you may have to pay for them. What is certain also is that some have already been made for you. You won't have to pay for those. It is important that you get as much information as you can about what you are doing. Do your research, ask questions and learn, learn, learn. Almost anything you can think of as a viable business idea has been thought of already. What happens after is what you need to be concerned with. Did the venture fail? Why? Certainly you don't want to make that same mistake again. How successful is it, and what is the most profitable line? How long have they been in operation? This does not mean you will go out there and mirror what the other guy is doing but at least you will get a good appreciation and insight in terms of the direction you should or should not be heading.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 3:00pm On Mar 29, 2016
5) Don't try to reinvent the wheel.

Learn from the mistakes of others yes but learn from their victories also and capitalize on them. Do not go out trying to recreate what has already been done. There are some situations that will debunk this notion especially where copyright infringement and such like are concerned. But if you are looking for quality images for your site for example you certainly don't have to go snap them yourself there are enough resources online you can choose from. You may have to pay a small fee in some cases but you will have to weigh the pros and cons before making your decision. In the end you may very well find it save you some valuable time and money.

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 3:02pm On Mar 29, 2016
6) Be patient but stay hungry!

Time is the one currency that has to be spent to ensure success at whatever you do. It is inevitable and we all know this. But we sometimes get ahead of ourselves in expecting unreasonable results in little time. We need to curb our enthusiasm otherwise we can end up frustrating ourselves. Everything takes time and in business this is no different. While we need to continue to be positive we have to set reasonable goals and be patient as we grow and achieve them.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 3:04pm On Mar 29, 2016
space booked for 3rd winner
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by Ravenna: 3:13pm On Mar 29, 2016
I'm in!
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by postingnysc: 3:19pm On Mar 29, 2016
Am interested in the importation free guide manual.. have wanted this for so long, tho have bought some ebook sometimes in the past but the information is just not valid... I would appreciate if am selected as one of those u gonna send the guide... my email will be dropped when needed.. thanks
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 4:26pm On Mar 29, 2016
please note that posting emails here instead of the reason why you need the guide automatically disqualify you. your success is truly my pride. the more your comments the more your chances of winning
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by drmanJ(m): 4:41pm On Mar 29, 2016
I need this guide simply because I want to prove that it is real.

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 5:39pm On Mar 29, 2016
postingnysc:
Am interested in the importation free guide manual.. have wanted this for so long, tho have bought some ebook sometimes in the past but the information is just not valid... I would appreciate if am selected as one of those u gonna send the guide... my email will be dropped when needed.. thanks

noted bro. the more your comments the more chances of winning. your success is my pride
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 5:39pm On Mar 29, 2016
drmanJ:
I need this guide simply because I want to prove that it is real.

noted. i pray that you be among the winners
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 5:40pm On Mar 29, 2016
lets have more comments so that we can choose our winners
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by Jskelly11: 5:42pm On Mar 29, 2016
I want the guide
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by Rexyblaze: 5:53pm On Mar 29, 2016
I need it
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by HybridMan: 6:02pm On Mar 29, 2016
When i saw this post i viewed your profile and saw a very long thread you created tutoring people for free..I have a firm believe your doing this to help..God bless

Im a novice in importation business and would like to learn more about the opportunity..

I will be through with school in july and i intend to be my own boss and start new business venture,i believe your guide can be an eye opener

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by Occurstaem(m): 6:03pm On Mar 29, 2016
Thank you for this great opportunity. I need this book to help myself be financially independent if I eventually gain admission into higher institution. It would be a great pleasure for me if I am among the winners.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by drmanJ(m): 6:03pm On Mar 29, 2016
I tried importation biz on my own last year but wasn't successful. I think I need a mentor now...

Wanna dig for gold again...

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 6:12pm On Mar 29, 2016
HybridMan:
When i saw this post i viewed your profile and saw a very long thread you created tutoring people for free..I have a firm believe your doing this to help..God bless

Im a novice in importation business and would like to learn more about the opportunity..

I will be through with school in july and i intend to be my own boss and start new business venture,i believe your guide can be an eye opener

noted bro. i pray that you be among the winners. more comments to increase your chances of winning. your success is my pride
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 6:13pm On Mar 29, 2016
Occurstaem:
Thank you for this great opportunity. I need this book to help myself be financially independent if I eventually gain admission into higher institution. It would be a great pleasure for me if I am among the winners.

noted bro. i pray that you be among the winners. more comments to increase your chances of winning. your success is my pride.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by importexpert(m): 6:14pm On Mar 29, 2016
drmanJ:
I tried importation biz on my own last year but wasn't successful. I think I need a mentor now...

Wanna dig for gold again...

noted bro. i pray that you be among the winners. more comments to increase your chances of winning. your success is my pride

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by Occurstaem(m): 6:20pm On Mar 29, 2016
God bless you as you empower more youths.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by tessylove2(f): 6:36pm On Mar 29, 2016
Pls Op am really interested in this help me and God will bless you.I've tried it before but I really need to know the hot products in demand to sell and make profit.Thanks
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by HybridMan: 6:37pm On Mar 29, 2016
Amin..Those who bring sunshine to the life of others cant hide it from their lives...More grease to your elbow sir

importexpert:


noted bro. i pray that you be among the winners. more comments to increase your chances of winning. your success is my pride
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by greatestman(m): 6:37pm On Mar 29, 2016
I need another stream of income
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by anthney87: 6:37pm On Mar 29, 2016
As a graduate without job doing some hustling to make ends meet in this country I will need it in order to empower myself to also empower and help pipo.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by greatestman(m): 6:38pm On Mar 29, 2016
I need to empower others in return..
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by anthney87: 6:40pm On Mar 29, 2016
As a graduate without job doing some hustling to make ends meet in this country I will need it in order to empower myself to also empower and help pipo by providing a moderate end phone to Nigerians at a better cheap price.
Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by satowind: 6:40pm On Mar 29, 2016
Guy give that tin to me 4 no reason. Send it to evensatowind@gmail.com


I don't like long stories

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Re: 6 Keys to Success in Setting Up Your Small Business by greatestman(m): 6:41pm On Mar 29, 2016
I need a mentor that will guide me on importation..

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