Starting a business can be both challenging and scary considering all the factors that go with it. There are so many things to consider and being prepared is just the start.
If you are just starting out as a Mobile Travel Agent or you have been on your own for a while, this episode is for you.
In this episode, Ros talks about the things you need to track in your first year of business and things you need to remind yourself on over time. The journey is a wonderful one, though it can be full of ups and downs. Just like starting any business, when you become a work from home agent, you will find there are areas that may scare you, or you didn’t know about. We address some of those in this episode.
Finer Details of the Episode
- 2:23 - The main areas to focus on when starting out
- 2:38 - You have become a travel agent for a reason
- 6:09 - How to be known for something or on an area and become an authority on it
- 8:18 - Quick tip if you don’t have a website
- 11:18 - Ros talks about how working from home can be lonely
- 15:15 - The business side of thing
- 16:22 - Ros talks about finding what you like to sell
- 18:41 - Business Tip
- 20:18 - Ros talks about your presence on social media
- 22:20 - Learning the business side of things
- 23:45 - How to know what is selling
Quotes from this Episode
“You have become a travel agent for a reason”
“There are going to be tough times and we are all going through them”
“I am doing this for my family. I want to be at home. Take them to adventures and I want to be able to show my son the world. The possibilities of the things he can see and do”
“You need to think what’s going to work for you”
“Work out what you like to sell and what you want to sell’
“Not everything works for everyone but there is business out there for everyone”
“Your clients will gravitate to you because of you”
“The way you present yourself and if you become an authority on something, people will naturally come back to you”
“Provide value for people”
“Stay focused and know where you’re going”
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