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    Default Started my own business!

    Today I will be launching my very first business! I am slightly petrified as I have invested nearly $2000 in it and wondering if I will at all be successful! I am a stay at home mum and have started selling (text removed by moderator) I am just finishing up my website as speak and hopefully be launched by lunch time.
    I am taking a big risk and invested a lot of money. Any tips on how to be a successful business owner? This is my very first time!

    Mod note: I am on phone so can't leave edit details but please see forum rules re business promotion. Nomsie.
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    Snappy customer service and speedy delivery are paramount to any new retail business, also the way and speed which you resolve problems. Sending little surprises with each delivery helps too!

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    As above and don't be rude to your customers. I know it sounds obvious but I asked a question once to a fb business person about the item I purchased and she was very very rude back. I will never buy from her again.

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    Hope you post your sure here so we can check it out


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    Thanks guys! Yes customer service is extremely important to me! I am packaging them in beautiful organza bags and writing a personalised note in each. Thanks Dave.(text removed by moderator)Sent from my GT-I9305 using The Bub Hub mobile app
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    Hi Maco! I just liked your site. I am the same as you and set up a little Facebook business. I sell {text removed by moderator}
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    If you are only supplementing your income you should do fine, if you are looking to replace an income I think you may need to look at branching out to a larger range of things

    I hope it goes well ... I have run a small business too


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    Hi all,

    AS you can see, this thread has undergone a bit of heavy-handed moderation- apologies to all.

    Please refer to the BH forum rules regarding business promotion before continuing- specifically:

    No Advertising or promotion
    That means not:
    • advertising websites or business services (in which you have an interest) in any way shape or form, including:
      o text or links in your signature, username or avatar
      o sending promotional/advertising personal messages
      o advertising in posts (including party plan, Tupperware businesses, self-promotion, etc.)
    • attempting to buy/sell goods except in the official trading area
    If you would like to promote a business service to your viewers, please view our advertising options page.

    We understand that you are happy to recommend services and products to each other and that’s okay, but promoting a service or product when you have a business or family / friend interest in that service or product is not okay.
    Unfortunately, this also means that you cannot mention what your business provides or offers.

    Full rules can be found here

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    Oops...sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    Hi all,

    AS you can see, this thread has undergone a bit of heavy-handed moderation- apologies to all.

    Please refer to the BH forum rules regarding business promotion before continuing- specifically:



    Unfortunately, this also means that you cannot mention what your business provides or offers.

    Full rules can be found here

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    Are we allowed to ask for her to pm us her site.

    And you may decide to edit one of my posts again. I deleted one as I double posted then when there was no post I reposted only to find you had edited it for me and put it back up


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