Updated: Apr 2
One of the problems that people run into when they have decided that they want to sell a product as their home business is what type of product do they want to
sell? There are a few questions that they can ask themselves in order to help them choose a product.
1. Is it something people will buy?
One of the best ways to know is to ask your friends and family. These are going to be your first customers, and it should be something that they are interested in.
2. Is it popular because it's a fad?
A good example of something that is a fad is Harry Potter. It's very popular now because the last book came out and the movies are still big. But are people going to still buy Harry Potter merchandise five years from now when the movies are done?
3. Is it something you believe in?
Let's face it. It's hard to sell something if it's something that you don't like or wouldn't use yourself. You want to make your sales pitch sound believable and let people know that you truly believe in your product.
4. Do a lot of people sell it in your area?
The competition for sales can be bad enough without selling something that everyone else is selling. Once you have asked yourself these questions, you will be able to narrow it down more and find something that you can sell and sell successfully.