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    Divert To Mobile, post: 173668 wrote:
    Hi BrisVegasGhost,

    This was my experience.
    For my wife’s business, I personally delivered the flyers in the local and surrounding area. It was great exercise, and the response was good too.

    6 months later I hired a distribution business to do it and I was very unhappy with the results. I didn’t get the flyer at my own home, none of my neighbors did either. I door knocked numerous homes in surrounding streets and only one had seen it. There was not a single response. Wasted artwork, printing, distribution cost, time, effort and emotion.

    Steve
    A friend of mine managed one of these companies in Melbourne. The biggest problem was workers throwing the flyers in the bin. Use a company that offers “tracking” of some sort. I personally did a drop for a holiday rental I owned, and I only wanted certain areas of Melbourne, So I turned my exercise into a daily walk around the streets over a 2 week period (not an easy feat if you want a huge area)
    OR a guaranteed way is to use Australia Post, it is not cheap, but you are sure you get into the apartment buildings too!

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    John Romaine, post: 175331 wrote:
    I think you’d be better off using retargeting.

    I’m not sure if you are “better off using retargeting”, I think as well as.
    Retargeting is very powerful and I suggest it for ALL businesses. Once you get a lead to your site you want to be able to hold onto them. This post explains it in more detail http://onlinemarketingprincess.com/what-is-re-marketing/

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    One you have done all that offline stuff read this post to help you online
    How to build your business in 28 days

    Let me know if you have any specific questions.

    And congratulations for taking the first step!!

    wapetservices, post: 167498 wrote:
    Hi I own a dog walking business/pet sitting , how do I go forward ? do I look to hire contractor’s etc , I have looked at ATO site and I know they need a ABN , public liability if I hire contractors , anything else and anyone been down this road before ? Any tips

    Thanks

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    Thanks, great video.

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    I agree. This will make it known that it serious.
    I have had the same thing said about my business name, but I don’t care. You are never going to satisfy everyone, and you would rather people remember you.

    Lindz, post: 168029 wrote:
    Hello Bookkeeping Fairy,

    I would have to agree with Ben. I wouldn’t be in a hurry to throw out the name but I’m thinking you might go with something like, “Cute Name – Serious Business” as a tagline just to give you a bit more credibility.

    All best,

    Lindsay

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    I recommend an iPad. You can go to the Apple store and get the staff to show you how it works. they are so helpful and you can experience it for yourself.
    You can do everything on it!

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    Have you looked into http://pin.net.au/ ?
    They are the “new big thing” and have a special offer of $9p/m (instead of $30)

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    I’m with WhatsThePlanDan, where will you spend them?…
    I would steer clear of them. And the chance of crashing is a real problem.

    Is there a reason why you want/need to offer this option?

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    Hi again Scarlett!
    I just found this now, and thought of you! Not sure if you have seen it.
    https://www.facebook.com/seamless
    I found it in this article
    http://www.inc.com/carrie-kerpen/best-facebook-company-pages-today.html

    Hope it gives you a some ideas :)

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    I want to try it out for sales, but so far I havent done so. I use Odesk for many areas of my business.

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    Hi Scarlett,
    I have recently heard of another person trying to do this (maybe a year ago) the name of the business escapes me. But I think that your point of difference is the fast food venues, I know that NSW offers KFC as home delivery, but Vic doesn’t. And other countries offer everything home delivered.

    Maybe doing a Facebook ad asking for feedback might help.

    Put a questionnaire on your FB page and promote it, just to a targeted audience, eg: age and location specific. You could ask a question like “are you satisfied with your local home delivery choices?”

    I think if you can locate a niche then you could be onto something big!

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    Hi Bridie,
    Would love to get involved, I can discuss setting up an online business on a budget or any specific area not covered so far.

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    Felle

    I would highly recommend you speak with Linda http://www.athenacoaching.com.au/
    Linda ran a very successful bookkeeping business for many years before becoming a business coach. Check out her site and even call her for a quick chat. She can give you very specific advice regarding your business.

    Good luck!

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