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My wife and I own a PR marketing firm for businesses, let me know more about your business
Welcome to the community. I assist owners in improving their respective businesses. You can contact me directly anytime. I had some difficulty in attempting to contact you directly and discreetly without violating community rules. Upon contacting me through my profile information I am sure I can assist you in your endeavors. Have a great day and thank you bringing your distinctive voice here and enriching American small business!
I believe I've changed it now so I can be reached by email.
Let me also add here, I need to add 2 key employees a.s.a.p.:
1 - someone experienced and knowledgeable in computers and online marketing and
2 - someone capable of learning making my product - requires excellent math & geometric skills and good at making things to quality standards.
3 - possible subcontract work to someone with a good wood shop setup.
I started in business for myself over 40 years ago. At a SBA small business workshop they related the fact that 9 out of 10 businesses fail with in a few years. Keeping this in mind and knowing I could not allow or afford failure, I decided to only offer "niche" products or services and it worked as I have gotten mostly positive response to my business ideas/products since. Am always innovating/inventing "niche" ideas! Only problem now is the main product I sell (thru my website) is in such demand, I cannot keep up with the demand - I desperately need to expand operations to meet the demand and further market more innovative products which can provide local JOBS! Yet I have tried for years now to get such help with zero results! Looking for an angel investor or partnership with another/other entrepreneur/s (individual or firm). I think my business is an example of the saying "If you build it, they will come" or as I say "If you really want something to happen in business, you need to MAKE it happen!"