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    Blog posts of '2009' 'January'

    (0) Africa Imports quote of the week - Oprah Winfrey
    "I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good." - Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host ...
    (0) 7 Steps to Better Communication with Your Customers
    A simple error in communication can be the clincher that loses you an important sale, and more importantly, a lifetime customer. Effective communicating is one of the most important aspects of having a successful business. Black History Month is nearly here, so be prepared with these 7 easy ways to ...
    (0) 5 Ways to Increase Your Sales this Black History Month
    1 - Discount Impulse Items This is an old idea but so often overlooked. Store owners know that “Save $15" is a much more powerful message than "20% off" and they also know that the best time to sell an extra item to a customer is when they come to pay at the checkout counter. Experiment by combining...
    (0) Healthy Skin is a Grapeseed Away
      Taking care of your skin can at times seem like a monumental task. There are so many commercials advertising the new 'wonder' product, and when you check your e-mails you're bound to see a banner ad for some kind of miracle skin care or weight loss product. Then you go into the drugstore and see a ...
    (0) Easy Sales Tips in Time for February
    Black History Month is only a week away, so be prepared now! Here are some easy, quick tips on how to make the most out of your customer relationship. You're giving your customer a solution. You're not just making a sale. Your customer has a need. You have a product to fulfill that need or solve th...
    (0) One trait of a successful entrepreneur
    One thing that makes some people more successful than others in starting their own businesses is that they keep learning. Studies have shown that up to 90% of people don't really want to learn new things. They might say they do, and think that they want to learn, but when there is work involved in...
    (0) Quotation of the week by Dwight Eisenhower
    "We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective." Dwight Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president ...
    (0) How to start a business without extra cash
    One of the most popular articles on our website is this one. This is not a way to have a business with no money at all; but it shows you how hundreds of other people have gotten started with just pocket change. Africa Imports gives you dozens of free tools and low cost products that let you get st...
    (0) Talking Drums
    When people think of African music, they usually think of drums. When people think of African Drums, they usually think of Djembe drums. One of the most common and popular instruments in Africa though is the talking drum. The talking drum is small; easy to carry wherever you need it; and it's eas...
    (0) When African clothing is out of stock
    Right now Africa Imports has more African clothing in stock than we have ever had before. I'm sure that it's the biggest selection in the world of African and Afro-Centric clothing. Because February is such a big month for African clothing though, we will start to run out of some fashions in diffe...
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