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    Blog posts of '2008' 'December'

    (0) Master a New Skill with Africa Imports this New Year!
    Make the resolution to master a new, impressive skill in 2009. Whether it's starting your own African business, getting a certain number of new customers, improving your skin, whatever it may be. Try to break down each big goal into smaller, attainable steps to simplify it for yourself and make it ...
    (0) Ring in the New Year with African Hot Punch!
    Add some African culture to your new years celebration with this easy African hot punch recipe! Ingredients: - 4 bottles brandy - 2 bottles white rum - 1 gallon coffee - 4 lbs. sugar Pour the brandy and rum into a pot filled with the sugar. Heat over stove on high heat and let the sugar dissolve. ...
    (0) Why are there 3 Africa Imports retail catalogs?
    Because it gives you three ways to get new customers. You also get more chances to get your past customers to come back again. Having three catalogs instead of one also saves you money. We asked our customers what they liked best: one big catalog, or three small ones. Having three small Africa I...
    (0) Africa Imports quote of the week by Arthur Ashe
    "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." -- Arthur Ashe, Tennis Player ...
    (0) Orphan girl in Congo sends Christmas gift to Africa Imports in US
    The two pictures shown below were sent to us for Christmas by an orphan girl in one of the orphanages supported by Africa Imports in Congo, Africa. Your purchases from Africa Imports help us to pay for 3 meals a day for more than 100 orphan children in Congo. You can see more of these orphan chil...
    (0) Kwanzaa begins today
    December 26th is the first day of Kwanzaa. If you are needing some basic information on the meaning of Kwanzaa and how it is practiced, you can get this Kwanzaa primer here. Africa Imports has hundreds of free articles. You can see them all here....
    (0) Christmas story of the week
    My son came home for Christmas eve after going to his church in a different state where he lives. The message of Christmas at his church that he mentioned briefly is that the real story of Christmas is found in the conception of Jesus. I never thought about it this way before, but Jesus being born...
    (0) 4-year-old boy finds a home in Senegal
    Little Mohammed is one of the youngest children who recently found a home in the day shelter in Dakar, Senegal for young boys. Mohammed Mohammed came with an older brother from the village. He used to be very sad looking, but now comes in very happy and smiling. Things that make the boys happy include ge...
    (0) Best way to grow your Africa Imports business
    What would you do with an extra $500. to invest in your business? About 6 months ago, we asked our customers what they would do if they had an Extra $500. to invest in their business. Out of 510 ideas, here's what African store owners say. 49% say buy more products 26% say buy advertising or put ...
    (0) Fast reminder of what good customer service is
    Is this your way of giving customer service? Your customer buys something. You are pleased. The end. How about changing it to this. Your customer buys something. You offer another similar product. Customer decides to buy the new product or not. You thank customer again for their business aft...
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