A niche entrepreneur is a marketer and business owner, who has identified a portion of a market that possesses unique characteristics and is worthy of marketing.
A niche is a small, but profitable part of a market, required to be focused attention on by marketers and entrepreneurs.
They are identified, by highlighting needs and wants of customers that are not satisfied by competitors; they offer products to satisfy them.
Making a good niche entrepreneur comprises:
Interest And Passion
Venturing into any business without basic passion and interest, may result in the early death of such a business.
A niche entrepreneur is one, who deals largely with focus and such focus, centers on drive and passion.
What drives you, as an entrepreneur? What can you do effortlessly, without stress?
What can you do that, will not toil with your happiness and still fetch you a good profit?
These are the things to consider and in the end, build a niche entrepreneur.
Doing almost everything, is almost the same as doing nothing.
An effective tool to entrepreneurship is the focus and this is easier, when it is in like passion, with the entrepreneur.
Someone who has hatred for animals can never be profitable in veterinary, no matter how profitable the business gets.
The secret still narrows down to discovering one’s true happiness and passion.
After identifying these interests, map out strategic goals, objectives and structure, to meet those interests.
Asides interests, knowledge skills and capabilities, are part of what builds an entrepreneur.
In dealing with your interests, know your strengths and your weaknesses.
What are you better doing? What do you find difficult doing? These will give you an idea of what you are going to employ for your business.
Discovery And Research On Target Audience
After knowing the specific area of interest for a business, the audience of the business should be discovered and studied.
Know the people you aim at satisfying know their problems and be ready to use your product to satisfy such problems.
Another secret to entrepreneurship is solving problems.
Identify problems to solve, research on questions asked by your target audience and solve them.
Research Your Competition
Healthy competition has a way of putting you on your feet.
Researching on your possible competitions, gains you the knowledge of how someone else is doing what is similar to what you do.
Research helps you to know where they are missing it and what you can offer that will bring a different approach to such business.
In researching your competition, the monetary value should be evaluated.
How can you make more profits than your competitors, what does your business have to offer to pull in more funds?
With certain factors put in a place, you should carve out the profit you hope to make from the business.
Test and Evaluation of Product
After meeting the basic requirement and the product is ready, evaluation is necessary to test the validity of the product.
Taking sample products and offering to people for a start, either, free, or, on a discount sale, is a way to do this.
In opening a bakery, you can start with giving out a discount sale of products and get concrete feedback from the customers.
Such feed backs will trigger better performance to satisfy the needs of the target audience.
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