Businesses that involve selling products to family and friends and recruiting other people to do the same are called multi-level marketing (MLM), network marketing, or direct marketing businesses. Some MLMs are illegal pyramid schemes. Before joining an MLM program, here are some things to know.
What Are MLMs and How Do They Work?
MLM companies sell their products or services through person-to-person sales. That means you’re selling directly to other people, maybe from your home, a customer’s home, or online.
If you join an MLM program, the company may refer to you as an independent “distributor,” “participant,” or “contractor.” Most MLMs say you can make money two ways:
- by selling the MLM’s products yourself to “retail” customers who are not involved in the MLM
- by recruiting new distributors and earning commissions based on what they buy and their sales to retail customers
Your recruits, the people they recruit, and so
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The best businesses to start are those that are either low-cost, high-profit, low-competition, or trending. You also may want to look for a business that performs well during or after COVID-19 restrictions.
To compile this list, we reviewed market research by companies such as IBIS World, Statista, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and Grand View Research. We looked for businesses that are growing and expected to grow even more over the next several years.
Here are 21 of the best businesses to start in 2020:
1. Home Healthcare
A home healthcare business is when a caregiver or licensed health professional provides services in a patient’s home. Before coronavirus, market research firms predicted 7.8 million job openings by 2026 in the home healthcare industry—largely due to the rapid increase in baby boomers needing care. Because of the expected growth, it’s one of the least risky industries for starting a business.
A marketing strategy is a business’s overall approach to how it will reach its desired new customers. That being said, having an effective marketing strategy in place is hands down one of the best marketing tools you can use.
There are many different types of marketing strategies. But how many of them will actually work for your business? What types of marketing strategies should you choose to pursue and why?
First, let’s narrow down the number of marketing tactics. We’re going to focus on the most effective types of marketing strategies for small businesses like yours. And these all center around digital marketing. The main types of marketing strategies for the online world are: social media marketing, SEO, PPC, email marketing, and content marketing. All of which we offer as a service here at LYFE Marketing.
Why The Focus On Digital Marketing?
A solid digital marketing strategy is very
The consultancy, 56° North, has three founding partners: John Penman, Fiona Stanton and Anthony Thompson.
The trio have each worked in communications for more than 20 years in corporate communications, the media and political campaigning across the UK.
Penman was a comms director at Lloyds Banking Group and spent 20 years as a senior journalist, and business and political editor at The Sunday Times, Business a.m. and The Scotsman.
Stanton is a former senior director of the Labour Party, having been general secretary in Scotland and director in the North of England, and has run “over 100 campaigns”, including Labour’s ‘Get out the Vote’ activity during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum.
Thompson previously led corporate affairs at Virgin Money and has City, public policy and media relations experience leading corporate affairs for TSB Clydesdale, Yorkshire Bank and Scottish Widows/Lloyds Banking Group.
He was previously a senior director at the CBI,
DENVER, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Leveraging the power of gamification, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and neuroeconomics, Live Hive, an innovative Colorado-based company, has introduced a unique SaaS platform solution to help unlock the potential of ecommerce and mobile gaming for many small to medium enterprises (SMEs) struggling to compete with multinationals through ineffective high-cost, low engagement Pay Per Click (PPC) and Cost Per Acquisition (CPA) ads.
LiveHive, (https://www.livehive.com ), enables small to medium-sized ecommerce companies to brand, publish, and share games to drive long-session traffic and incentivize purchases. In addition, its platform offers multiple business functionalities to enhance reporting and analytics, platform, social media management, artificial intelligence chatbots, website plug-ins, and seamless integration.
Also setting apart the company’s platform is its application of neuroeconomics — combining neuroscience (the function of the nervous system and brain) with behavioral economics (effects of psychological, cognitive, emotional, cultural and social factors
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We love our business community…its diversity, positive influence, and commitment to great customer service. Whether it’s a global distribution firm, a regional powerhouse, or local retail establishment, the City of Des Plaines is committed to the continued success of its current businesses and future growth opportunities.
The City is home to several Fortune 500 companies and
there is a comfortable blend of commercial,
financial, industrial, professional, service-oriented and retail
sectors. To support the unique needs of our businesses, we offer a streamlined permitting process and the individual attention necessary to get business done in Des Plaines.
The City offers five unique Business Assistance Grants help expand and improve daily operations and facade improvements, while easy access to our experienced staff makes locating in Des Plaines easy. Questions? Just call the City’s Economic Development office.
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