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Sep
29

How to start your own import and export business

The import and export business is a big market, with lots of room for new agents to make good money, but first you must familiarize yourself with what this type of job entails and decide whether it is right for you. This type of business is good for someone who is detail orientated, organized, self motivated, and a good salesman. The last factor is important because you will have to sell your services to those you contact in this market as well as giving off an air of confident knowledge which will encourage buyers and sellers to work with you.

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Sep
18

Investing in emerging markets

Investing in emerging markets stocks are akin to investing in penny stocks. Even though you have short term history, there is still a great unknown about the potential upside. You are taking a risk that growth will continue and the emerging economy will prevail over the difficult and tumultuous world climate. But that upside is very tempting and, indeed, if you as an investor do your homework you can minimize the potential risks while reaping great rewards. There are a few things I like to do before emerging in emerging markets, I always tend to look at the country’s GDP.

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Sep
11

How to sell your house for the best possible price

When you have reached a decision to sell your house, you may be influenced to just put it available on the market instantly to see if anyone will express interest in buying. Potential buyers will look beyond the surface appearance and “see the possibilities.” Unfortunately, those days are mostly gone. Today’s customers want to move in with little or no maintenance required. The risk is that you do 15 or more showings and get no offers. Such information spreads like wild fire in the market and it may difficult to recover from a bad first impression. Trying to sell your

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Aug
8

First Time Home Buying

Are you buying your home for the first time? Do you think first time home buying can be tricky? Are you a real estate investor? If you answered yes to any of these questions, or if you are eager to get into the homebuying market, then this article is solely for you. The issue of buying a home can be the biggest one-time purchase in your life. It can be an overwhelming experience and therefore it is uncommon for most first-time home buyers to carry unrealistic expectations into buying a house. Notwithstanding the fact that it is normal to feel

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Aug
3

Should you Create Value or Profit?

There is an important distinction in business between creating value and creating profit. Many people ask themselves “Should I create Value or Profit” within my business? Some argue that you have to create value in order to profit, and others would say that profit is more important and you have to plan the profit first, value second. However I think they are one and the same, with the difference being the emphasis of the word. Value emphasizes the benefits of your customers. The customers receive the value so they are happy. Profits emphasize the benefits to the business or individual.

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