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    (0) Why are we making this Blog - What's in it for you

    1. I really want to see our customers succeed.

    2. I also want to know what you do that helps make your business succeed. 3. I want to know more about things you need and want from Africa Imports. My name is Wayne Kiltz, and I am the owner of Africa Imports, and the moderator of this blog. May...
    (0) New Kofi Hat

    New Kofi Hat

    It's new. This new and original design mudcloth kofi hat is completely authentic. Fully hand made in Burkina Faso, West Africa, with hand spun and hand painted mudcloth. And to move you to an even higher level of distinction, hand leather work has been added to the brim and to the top....

    (0) How to reach your goals

    At the beginning of the year, you are probably planning your new goals and resolutions. To help yourself reach your goals, be prepared for the problems you will meet. Read on to find the two main reasons that people fail to reach their goals.

    Even if your business has great success when you start, y...
    (0) Success stories

    Success stories

    New ideas might be just what you need. There are hundreds of people running successful African businesses right now. If you aren't one of them (or even if you are); you can find some new ways to improve yourself and your business by seeing what's working for other people doing the sa...

    (0) Success Test

    Success Test

    You have probably already heard that most businesses fail in the first year. There are different reasons for this; and they can usually be boiled down to two basic problems 1. Not knowing what works 2. Not doing what works One time, we asked people who were just starting in our busi...

    (0) Are you losing money and don't know?

    One of the ways that I can make our business better is by doing measurements. I used to think that I was wasting time with some of this kind of work. I really wanted to spend time with customers and work more at selling the products that I had on hand. What I have learned now though is that when I ...

    (0) 10 ways to make buying easier for your customers

    You can lose a lot of new customers if you don't make it easier for them to buy from you. Here's a quick checklist to make sure you are doing all that you can. 1. Have a merchant account to accept credit cards. More people will buy from you; and they will buy more; if they can pay you this way. 2....

    (0) Three ways to keep from failing

    It may sound crazy, but a major part of failure for many people is that they try too hard not to fail. The key to succeeding is to focus on winning instead of trying to avoid losing. The most successful people focus on a big reward. It is hard to think of many great people who focused on avoiding ri...

    (0) What our wholesale customers say makes them succeed or fail the most.

    We can all learn a lot from people who are doing the same work that we do. Here is what our customers have said when we asked them the following two questions. 1. What was the most important thing you did to become successful? 2. What did you do (or not do) that made growing your business harder? ...

    (0) Tips for naming a business

    Every so often, someone asks for me for help naming their business. One woman I spoke to recently had been trying to come up with a name for months. Within two minutes, she and I came up with what she thought was the perfect name for her business. If you are having trouble thinking of the best nam...

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