A joint venture is when two or more businesses join
together to work on a project for a set period of time.
Doing joint ventures with other businesses can increase
your chances of beating your competition, increase your
sales and increase your profits quickly. Plus:
-you can save money when businesses share operating costs
-you can get referrals from other businesses
-you can save valuable time when businesses share the
-you can offer your customers new products and services
-you can gain new business associates
-you can save money by sharing advertising and marketing
-you can get free advice and important information from
You can find businesses to joint venture with online or
offline. I try to find businesses that have the same target
audience, but are not direct competition with my business.
Here are a few ways to find joint ventures online:
-subscribe and participate in e-mail discussion groups,
online forums and newsgroups that deal with your target
-subscribe to e-zines that deal with your targeted audience
-note on your Web site or e-zine that you are interested in
doing joint ventures
-search in your favorite web directories and search engines
to find businesses to joint venture with online
Once you find a business simply e-mail them your proposal.
Tell the business owner the benefits of the joint venture.
Explain to him or her why it would be a win/win situation
for both of your businesses. Give them a lot of compliments
about their business, Web site, products and services.
Using all three methods above will greater your chance of
constructing a profitable joint venture. Good Luck!
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