The number 1 way to find new business ideas

On Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, Pretoria, visiting a seafood restaurant that provides wonderful service and food to customers — dare I say far better than similar coastal establishments.

Don’t just come up with an idea that you think is a promising business opportunity; look for a problem that needs solving and set to work solving it

It is easier to look for a solution to a problem for a source of a new business idea than it is to set wracking your brain and forcing artificial ideas. You are likely to be more successful with your start-up if the idea is based in a rock-solid problem that someone or yourself is experiencing.

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What’s the best way to learn how to find new ideas?

(Copyright © 2015 by Chesney Bradshaw, all rights reserved)
(Copyright © 2015 by Chesney Bradshaw, all rights reserved)

A commonly-held belief is that new business ideas are easy to find; it’s just the implementation that is difficult. If coming up with new business ideas was so easy, how come more people don’t come up with new things to make an income?

We’re not talking about breakthrough technologies or medicines. Just new ideas that can be turned into something that can make an income for an individual. What’s the difference between a breakthrough technology and a personal breakthrough idea? Continue reading “What’s the best way to learn how to find new ideas?”

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Where do ideas for new products and services come from?

English: Marske beach Gentleman metal detectin...
English: Marske beach Gentleman metal detecting on the sands. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One evening when we were down at the coast we went into the sea at Fish Hoek beach corner and saw a couple with a metal detector combing the beach. When we came out of the water, had a shower under fresh water, walked back to our sitting place on Jaggers’ Walk where we dried ourselves. Next to us, sitting alongside on a bench was the couple who had the metal detector device. They got talking to us and we found out a whole lot of interesting things about metal detecting on the beach. They had started the hobby when they had been in the UK, saw one of their family members over there doing it and got bitten by the metal detecting bug. Continue reading “Where do ideas for new products and services come from?”

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How to choose your best idea

Startup ideas
Startup ideas (Photo credit: ivanpw)

Is your new business idea good enough to succeed? No matter how deeply you’ve fallen in love with your brilliant business idea, you’ve got to see if it can jump through some common-sense hoops.

Ignore this evaluation and assessment step at your peril.

A business opportunity from your idea for a product or service should have the potential to at least double your present income within two to three years. Continue reading “How to choose your best idea”

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A feast of crows

Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhynchos scavenging (feeding)) on a dead small shark at the beach in Kumamoto, Japan.
Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhynchos scavenging (feeding)) on a dead small shark at the beach in Kumamoto, Japan.

A couple started a game lodge in Botswana 10 years ago. It required building the place from scratch, financing it, advertising, making improvements. After five years the business was on its feet and now 10 years later with the growth in tourism in the country, business has picked up – in the winter season, the game lodge is booked out solid one and a half months in advance.

An overnight business success?

Hardly. Continue reading “A feast of crows”

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How do small businesses find new product ideas?

Lifting a Gold Good Delivery bar
Supplier ideas are often gold to small businesses (Photo credit: GoldMoneyNews)

Small businesses depend on new ideas for their survival and growth but where do they find their inspiration for new market offerings?

What’s the one thing that small business owners require for survival and growth?

A constant flow of customers who are attracted to their businesses to buy products and services that are necessities for their homes or businesses or market offerings that they need, want or desire.

Customers want the latest products and services, those that will make their lives easier, those that will bring them benefits.

How do business owners keep serving their customers with new products and services especially as the sales of more mature slow down and gather dust? Continue reading “How do small businesses find new product ideas?”

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