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Find Successful business ideas

  1. 1. Five Strategies for Finding Successful Business Ideas<br />From Ray Whittaker <br />http://www.raywhittaker.com/blog/<br />
  2. 2. What Makes a Business Successful?<br />Every successful business does one of two things<br />
  3. 3. What Makes a Business Successful?<br />Every successful business does one of two things<br />It sells something to people who have a burning desire for it<br />
  4. 4. What Makes a Business Successful?<br />Every successful business does one of two things<br />It sells something to people who have a burning desire for it<br />Creates a burning desire for something the business can sell<br />
  5. 5. Everybody Is Selling Something<br />All businesses involve selling something!<br />
  6. 6. Everybody Is Selling Something<br />All businesses involve selling something!<br />It may be time, products or resources<br />
  7. 7. Everybody Is Selling Something<br />All businesses involve selling something!<br />It may be time, products or resources<br />Even employees, who are not actually in business for themselves, sell their time to their employers<br />
  8. 8. What Should You Sell?<br />Small businesses cannot easily create a new market for something they have<br />
  9. 9. What Should You Sell?<br />Small businesses cannot easily create a new market for something they have<br />So the easiest solution is to find a hungry market then supply what they want<br />
  10. 10. What Should You Sell?<br />Small businesses cannot easily create a new market for something they have<br />So the easiest solution is to find a hungry market then supply what they want<br />Let’s look at some ideas to help in finding a hungry market<br />
  11. 11. 1 - Look At Magazine Readership<br />Just about every market or subject has a magazine dedicated to it<br />
  12. 12. 1 - Look At Magazine Readership<br />Just about every market or subject has a magazine dedicated to it<br />Find out which magazines are selling the most<br />
  13. 13. 1 - Look At Magazine Readership<br />Just about every market or subject has a magazine dedicated to it<br />Find out which magazines are selling the most<br />You can check it out online or go down to your local newsagent or bookstore<br />
  14. 14. 2 – Check Amazon Bestsellers<br />Look at the bestsellers lists on Amazon<br />
  15. 15. 2 – Check Amazon Bestsellers<br />Look at the bestsellers lists on Amazon<br />Check out the non-fiction bestsellers to see if there is a potential market. You might need to get creative and do some lateral thinking<br />
  16. 16. 2 – Check Amazon Bestsellers<br />Look at the bestsellers lists on Amazon<br />Check out the non-fiction bestsellers to see if there is a potential market. You might need to get creative and do some lateral thinking<br />You can also check on which are the top magazine subscriptions on Amazon<br />
  17. 17. 3 – Find the Top Dummies Books<br />You’ve seen the books in bookshops with ‘for dummies’ in the titles, right?<br />
  18. 18. 3 – Find the Top Dummies Books<br />You’ve seen the books in bookshops with ‘for dummies’ in the titles, right?<br />That company puts a lot of research into producing those titles. So you can bet if there is a book for it, there’s a market for it<br />
  19. 19. 3 – Find the Top Dummies Books<br />You’ve seen the books in bookshops with ‘for dummies’ in the titles, right?<br />That company puts a lot of research into producing those titles. So you can bet if there is a book for it, there’s a market for it<br />Head over to the dummies.com website and see what they are doing there<br />
  20. 20. 4 – Check Out Ebay Pulse<br />EBay provides information on the most popular eBay searches<br />
  21. 21. 4 – Check Out Ebay Pulse<br />EBay provides information on the most popular eBay searches<br />You can find the information at pulse.ebay.com<br />
  22. 22. 4 – Check Out Ebay Pulse<br />EBay provides information on the most popular eBay searches<br />You can find the information at pulse.ebay.com<br />People searching on eBay are already looking to buy (mostly), so there should be relevant information on current hot markets<br />
  23. 23. 5 – Find What’s Hot on Google<br />Google also publishes information about the top searches on their search engine<br />
  24. 24. 5 – Find What’s Hot on Google<br />Google also publishes information about the top searches on their search engine<br />You’ll find their information at google.com/trends<br />
  25. 25. 5 – Find What’s Hot on Google<br />Google also publishes information about the top searches on their search engine<br />You’ll find their information at google.com/trends<br />People search Google for solutions to problems. If you can solve people’s problems, you can make money<br />
  26. 26. That’s all for now. Thanks for watching<br />From Ray Whittaker <br />http://www.raywhittaker.com/blog/<br />

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