We want all kinds of small businesses to get involved, so know that whether you are a family business, local shop, online business, wholesaler, business service or small manufacturer, Small Business Saturday is supporting you! Businesses of all sizes are in constant need of bringing in more customers, which is where you come in. Start by pitching some of these small business marketing ideas by Brian Downard and you’ll be sure to impress the first set of clients you begin working with in your area.
Bonn’s Blue Jays report also failed to take into account some basic economic principles, such as substitution (where one business, such as baseball, cannibalizes economy from other local businesses, such as movie theaters or restaurants, rather than create new economy) as well as leakage” (where money spent locally, such as at Dunedin’s stadium, doesn’t stay locally because out-of-state businesses get much of the revenue).
So, the result of deregulation is that fares rose massively, passenger numbers fell dramatically, the number of routes fell, service frequencies suffered and congestion increased exponentially, at great cost to local businesses as well as to commuters.
While profit isn’t the only matter for an entrepreneur to consider – other factors to consider are whether the business matches his or her skills, what sort of licensing or training is required and how the business would fare during a recession – it’s an important place to start.
However, there’s nothing wrong with starting small and focusing most on what you can do to start generating revenue from your business as quickly as possible – then you can start looking for more flexible work arrangements (a part time job perhaps) that may give you more free time to focus on your side business that’s starting to bring in some money.