Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Did you catch the Cyber Monday silliness that Amazon wrought? Apparently, the online retail giant had even the venerable Charlie Rose convinced that it was deploying an army of package-carrying drones to make same-day delivery available to the masses. Well, whether or not the stunt was designed to captivate 60 Minutes audiences and keep the […]

Starting a delivery company can be a great way for people to venture out into the world of small business. Anyone thinking about starting a courier service needs to consider three basic questions as they get going. What will you carry? The first step in determining your business model is to figure out what type […]

No matter how well an entrepreneur is prepared to pitch his courier business, closing the sale can still be a tricky and nerve-wracking process. Even when the potential client understands the pitch and sees the advantages of using the courier service, they may still be resistant to actually taking the leap and signing up. That’s […]

In the courier service business, selling customers is an essential step toward success. Courier services are not new, and many businesses and individuals will already have identified one that more or less fits their needs. The great news is that most of the companies that will benefit from using a delivery service may not even […]

When pitching potential clients for a new courier service over the phone, it’s important that salespeople adjust somewhat the pitch that they would use in person. The dynamics of phone conversations are different, and demand a more direct, more persuasive, and more compelling approach. The tips below can help business people starting new courier businesses […]

In order to start a delivery business, the very first thing you need to do is find leads. Leads are potential clients who may need your services either right now or down the road. Leads are the life blood of every business, and no business can survive for long without a steady stream of leads. […]

Even when the owner of a courier service is spending money on direct advertising, it’s smart to use other channels to reach potential customers, as well. Lots of people won’t read the newspaper or watch the TV channel where the courier service is advertised, and if direct advertising is the only form of outreach the […]

Before beginning a new courier or delivery service, it’s important to do basic market research to ensure that there is demand in a given area for couriers, and to see what sort of services potential customers need from couriers. It’s likely that other courier services are already operating in the area, so there should be […]

Earlier this month, we were contacted by Stuart Warner, who runs www.Successful-Home-Based-Business.com/, who asked whether we would be interested in doing an interview for him. We wanted to know whether any of you had any thoughts or feelings to share about starting up. Post them in the comments below! Sam’s Interview with Stuart Warner: How […]

When looking at the notion of starting a courier service, it is rather common to ask yourself just why this could be a good idea.  In truth, however, the easier question is to ask why you wouldn’t want to start one. The courier business is an excellent way to make money in today’s economy and […]