Sports Related Biz / Bicycles Sales/Service
If you want a business to support your lifestyle, then this is a great opportunity for you, especially if you have a passion for cycling or other outdoor adventure activities. You don’t need a degree but an understanding of business is helpful especially customer service and communication skill, organizational ability and discipline to keep inventory up-to-date.
Knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a plus but expertise is not required. However, someone with a website design background can use those skills to make continual improvements to the online business.
If you like to write, take photos and tell a good story, you can keep the blog up to date. Or if you don’t like that, you can find lots of people willing to do it for you.
The retail store is located close to biking and hiking trails. It is a destination location and patrons have generally researched the items they wish to purchase on the company’s website before dropping by.
The company’s blog archives several hundred articles related to bike touring and bike packing to help customers with purchasing decisions. The blog is included in the sale and is an important part of the business model.
The online store is open 24 hours a day allowing round-the-clock sales. Sales are not geographically limited and the shop has world-wide customers.