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    (0) How to get more business soon.
    The fall is usually the slowest season for people who sell African imports and afro-centric products. The winter is the best time with Christmas holidays; and with Black History Month in February. That means that right now is the most important time to do the things that make your business grow so...
    (0) Signs Can Make You Money
    Signs can work for you. You can get new customers with signs that grab attention. Your regular customers will remember you easier when your signs remind them of you. Signs can help you give better customer service when they help your customers find the best ideas for them; and signs save you time by...
    (0) 3 tips for sending out Christmas cards.
    Sending out Christmas cards can give you and your customers both a lot of happiness. You can also spend a lot of money sending out Christmas or Holiday cards to a lot of your customers though. If you want to make every dollar and moment that you devote to your Christmas card mailings count, here a...
    (0) Why do people love African products
    A little while ago, we mailed our regular customers a chance to win $100. in free products just for giving us any one reason that they liked African products. We ended up with a lot of great comments; and we put them all on a webpage. You can see what makes African products so great here. As you re...
    (0) How to get kids to take showers

    The second most popular item that we carry is Dudu-Osun soap. Not a week goes by without us hearing at least one miracle story about how this soap has helped cure eczema and other skin problems. Today someone who sells this soap from us gave us a different fun story about a customer of hers. A fami...

    (0) One customers success formula

    Here's what one of our customers does that helps her sell more. This person (Taharka) works in a building with a lot of other people. Sometimes she gives away samples to people she works with; but she always has samples at her desk. Co-workers regularly stop by her desk to try out whatever new crea...

    (0) Oil Videos

    Oil Videos

    Find out how to get the most from your fragrance and body oils. This new video series on oils, shows you why so many people love these the way that they do. You can watch it right now on your computer for free at http://www.africaimports.com/videosofafrica3.asp#oils These videos show yo...

    (0) Helping your products to sell easier

    Here is a tip from Tum Tum Washington. One thing we have learned in thirty years of selling African crafts is that we need to be creative in making sure things are sellable. In particular with articles we import from Africa or buy from African runners, they are often delivered in unusable condition...

    (0) Four ways to think your way to success

    1. Think of your business as a business - not a hobby. Even if you don't invest a lot of money to get started, be committed to working your business just as if you had invested over $100,000. to get started. People with hobbies quit (at least for a while) when they have bad days. People with real bu...

    (0) Store Locations - being creative

    This article was sent in by a customers in Connecticut - Willis Diggs. A message to those looking to start up a business. I have heard a number of individuals say their businesses failed because they found it difficult to attract customers. For example, a few years ago I visited a newly opened con...

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