I need some advice on doing business.?

I need some advice on doing business.? Topic: How to write ad for newspaper
June 25, 2019 / By Orval
Question: I have been asked to represent a company and they have asked me to advertise and promote them using my own company as a local representative (they are outside the US) and that they will pay for the advertising charges. We have a written understanding that any business that develops through me will have me included in their commissions. Before placing the ad in the newspaper, they have asked me to include their website in the ad. Question now is: How will I know which business has come through the advertisement, since the ad will have their direct website (and contact details)? OR....... How do I tell them that I wont include their website? Any help or ideas will be appreciated, I'm young and am starting out in business. Thanks.
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Lenard Lenard | 8 days ago
They will need to set up a page on their site for your company - example, if they are company XYZ and you are company ABC, then the website address you put in your ad would be: www.XYZ.com/ABC - the page would then re-direct to their home page, but there would be an internal flag attached to that visitor (via cookie) indicating that they came from your ad.
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Lenard Originally Answered: I am starting up my own business and need advice on getting a Taxpayer ID and business credit (see additional)
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You are being scammed. Do not trust anyone from outside your country. If you cannot get at them to file suit when they screw you, don't get involved.
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Jai Originally Answered: Do anybody here own a landscaping business, or if you own a business period can you give me advice?
Landscaping is a tough business. Here's why. The barriers to entering this business are low - it is relatively cheap to acquire the equipment necessary to do this type of work. That means that you will ALWAYS be dealing with new people in the business that are offering to do work at really low prices - prices that they cannot sustain. I recommend that you be the absolute best in the business and charge a reasonable and appropriate fee for your great work. If you try to compete with the low price guys, you will not make money. My best advice is to PUT TOGETHER A BUSINESS PLAN and PUT IT ON PAPER!!! Go seek out a successful person in a similar industry and offer to buy them lunch. Over lunch, show them your business plan and ask them what they think and what ideas they may have. By putting your plans on paper and looking at the actual money it will take to get the business up and running, you will be more prepared than 99% of your competition. Knowledge is power and those who are most prepared almost always win.
Jai Originally Answered: Do anybody here own a landscaping business, or if you own a business period can you give me advice?
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