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    (0) How would I use $500 to grow my business?
    Here's an idea from Rexanne Brown in Milwaukee, WI A: I would use half of the $500 to focus on current clients: Using my mailing list which includes names along with the client’s favorite scents/items, I would put together a mini “Thank You For Your Business” kit which would include an intr...
    (0) How would you invest $500. to grow your business?
    Over 300 people wrote in with their answers last week. Most people writing in said that they would buy more products to sell. 71% of the ideas included buying more products. Most of these people said that having more products was the absolute most important thing for them. The #1 hindrance to be...
    (0) Sales of African products helps orphans in Congo
    People who sell African gifts and clothing are some of the most giving people in the world. I have been reading hundreds of ways that people say they would invest $500. to grow their business during the last week. These emails came from one that I sent to our customers a few days ago. A tremendou...
    (0) Renting of African clothing
    Last week I sent an email to a lot of our customers asking them how they would use $500. to grow their business. A lot of people wrote back with some great ideas. I will be adding some more of these ideas that people wrote in with during the next few weeks. The very first response came from Bridg...
    (0) How to make body butter
    You can order body butter, hand lotion, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and bubble bath bases in bulk from Africa Imports. Once you have the base, what do you do next? You can make your body butter and other personal care products more personalized. The most popular way is to add a little bit of...
    (0) Am I on your mailing list?
    Almost every day someone calls us to see if they are on our mailing list. In case you want to know if you are too, here is how you can know that you are still on the Africa Imports catalog mailing list. You don't need to ask to be on our mailing list. If you buy from us, you are on our mailing li...
    (0) African market Booth in a Box
    If you've ever set up a booth in an African festival, street market, or somewhere else, I know that it took you longer than you expected. I have set up dozens and dozens of these booths in the past; and it always seemed to take forever to get all of the products moved around and displayed. It look...
    (0) Do you know what your prices really are?
    Africa Imports has the lowest prices anywhere. One thing that we sometimes hear from website visitors is that our prices are too high though. The reason is normally that these visitors are looking at the higher retail prices, and thinking that these are wholesale. If you do not log in as a whol...
    (0) How do we charge you for shipping costs
    Every so often, someone calls to say that they think their shipping costs are too high. Sometimes people think that Africa Imports intentionally overcharged their shipping costs. Because of the types of products that we sell, our shipping costs are a lot higher than some other companies. It is mu...
    (0) Ideas from other customers that help them get extra sales
    Here are three ideas that our customers have emailed to us recently. See if you can find something to help your own business by seeing what others are doing. Family reunions - This year will be our 41st annual family reunion; and we are having theme nights each night. There is Hawaii night; Jamai...
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