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    (0) Should I sell products not made in Africa?
    One of our customers called to place an order tonight. She ordered two kente tie sets, and I commented that "these always sell a lot during February". She said that this sounded true; but that she sometimes felt bad because she didn't start her business to be selling clothing made in India. Her c...
    (0) 3 ways to reach your goals
    Every year at this time, people make resolutions and set goals for themselves. Goals help you focus your efforts so that you can achieve what you want better. If you reach your goals, your life gets better. But a lot of people never reach their goals. There are three things you can do that will ...
    (0) New African clothing catalogs

    If you are selling African clothing, here is one way to to get more business and more customers right now. Every year in February, more people want African clothing. During Black History Month, even people who don't wear African clothing any other time, want these fashions. Churches, schools, and do...

    (0) What time of year will you sell the most?
    Each year after Christmas I talk with some customers who are discouraged that they did not sell more during these holidays. Today I talked with six different people who told me that this Christmas has been great for them; and that they are selling more than ever. I also talked with one person thou...
    (0) 24,666 meals served
    Girl leads singing at Africa Imports orphanage No, Africa Imports has not started selling food. This is how many meals for orphan children in Congo we have been able to pay for during the last few months. There are currently two orphanages in Congo that Africa Imports helps support. This means that whenever you as a wholesale customer sell...
    (0) How do I get customers when I am just getting started?
    Here is a copy of an email from Joanna in Minneapolis, with her question about how to get her business started. "I need all the help in the world to get started. I have been working for a company for ten years and realized that I need to take control of my life and start my own business. I have li...
    (0) New ways to use business cards
    African clothing Business Card from Africa Imports I once read a story of an extremely successful car salesperson. This man used to have people lined up waiting to buy cars from him. In his story, he wrote over and over again that one of the main things that helped him to succeed was using business cards. It sounds like a really minor thing to ...
    (0) New Catalogs
    We just received a new, 128 page catalog back from our printer today. Not everyone gets as excited about this as I do; but every day, someone calls and asks about a new catalog. There are over 100 new products in this catalog. If you have ordered from us before, a copy has already been mailed to...
    (0) Why do some people quit their new business
    For every person who succeeds at a new business, there are three or four others who quit during the first year. An Africa Imports business is one of the easiest businesses anywhere to get started. You can start with very little money invested. You can offer products found nowhere else, so you are...
    (0) Thanksgiving Recipes From Africa
    If you want to give people something a little different this Thanksgiving; you can find African recipes here. You don't need to wait until next thanksgiving to try something new. Make any day a little more special with a new meal. You can find dozens of recipes here. Enough to last for most o...
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