Your customer sees a marvelous array of products on your website. After thoughtful consideration, she purchases the product she wants. Amazingly, you have never actually seen the product. That is because your supplier shipped the order directly to her.
If you operate a small business, you may feel that your income potential is quite limited. However, you can increase and diversify your income through international trade.
You would like to increase your income by selling other peoples’ products but you just don’t have the money to stock inventory.
On the other hand, perhaps you have lots of your own product and would like to increase your sales, but you don’t have a lot of money for advertising.
The solution to both problems may lie in drop shipping.
by J. Stephen Pope
Do you need to start or grow your business but have little money? Before you look to banks and similar sources of financing, why not bootstrap your way to business success?
A bootstrap is a small loop of leather or other material that is found on the top rear or sides of a boot. The purpose of the bootstrap is to help you pull your boot on.
In business, bootstrapping has come to mean helping oneself without seeking outside help. It means using your own resources to finance, promote, and develop your business.
Here, then, are some ways of financing your own business by using your own initiative and depending less on outside bank financing.