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VC, Angel Investing, Entrepreneurship Expert - Answered on Nov 02, 2023

Chandu Nair advises entrepreneurs and enterprises about creating and building their business.
He has direct experience in angel, venture capital and strategic investor funding. Over the last three decades, he has made a name for himself in industry, consultancy, media and information services.
Nair is on the advisory boards of the Chennai-based private equity firm Fulcrum and the social impact fund, Menterra. He's an independent director on the board of India's first retail building products company, Shankara Building Products Limited.
He was the co-founder of Scope e-Knowledge Center, a pioneering knowledge process outsourcing company, as well as the co-founder of a business-to-business e-commerce venture, both of which he successfully exited.... more
Asked by Anonymous - Sep 08, 2023Hindi

Hi, am looking for starting a textile recycling business. But I don't know how i start.

Ans: What is your motivation and background for starting such a business? It is not clear. Need more information

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Asked by Anonymous - Apr 11, 2024Hindi
How to take retail business in readymade Garments on line step by step advice required
Ans: Starting an online retail business in ready-made garments can be an exciting venture. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get started: You should begin by researching the online retail market for ready-made garments then identify your target audience, competitors, popular trends, and potential demand for your products. Use this information to refine your business idea and develop a unique selling proposition (USP). Outline your business objectives, target market, product range, pricing strategy, marketing plan, and financial projections in a comprehensive business plan. This will serve as a roadmap for your online retail venture and help you secure financing if needed. Register your business with the appropriate authorities and obtain any necessary licenses or permits to operate an online retail business. Ensure compliance with local regulations related to e-commerce, taxation, and consumer protection laws.

Source high-quality ready-made garments from reliable suppliers or manufacturers. Establish relationships with wholesalers, distributors, or fashion designers to ensure a consistent supply of inventory for your online store. Choose an e-commerce platform to host your online store. Popular options include Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce etc. Select a platform that aligns with your budget, technical expertise, and customization needs. Design and develop your online store using the chosen e-commerce platform. Customize the website layout, colors, fonts, and navigation to create a visually appealing and user-friendly shopping experience for your customers. Ensure that your website is mobile-responsive for seamless browsing on smartphones and tablets. Create detailed product listings for each item in your inventory. Include high-quality images, accurate descriptions, sizing charts, and pricing information to help customers make informed purchasing decisions.

Organize your products into categories and subcategories for easy navigation. Set up secure payment processing for your online store by integrating payment gateways such as PayPal, Stripe, or Square. Offer multiple payment options to accommodate customer preferences and ensure a smooth checkout process. Determine your shipping strategy, including shipping rates, delivery methods, and shipping zones. Partner with reliable shipping carriers or fulfillment centers to handle order fulfillment, packaging, and shipping logistics. Provide tracking information to customers for order transparency and peace of mind. Develop a comprehensive marketing plan to attract customers to your online store. Utilize digital marketing channels such as social media, email marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising to increase visibility and drive traffic to your website. Consider offering promotions, discounts, and loyalty programs to incentivize purchases and foster customer loyalty. Prioritize excellent customer service to build trust and credibility with your customers. Provide multiple channels for customer support, such as email, live chat, and phone support. Respond promptly to inquiries, address customer concerns, and strive to exceed customer expectations at every touchpoint. Monitor your website performance and track key metrics such as website traffic, conversion rates, and sales revenue using analytics tools like Google Analytics. Use this data to identify areas for improvement, optimize your website for better performance, and make data-driven decisions to grow your online retail business.

Launching and growing a successful online retail business in ready-made garments requires dedication, perseverance, and continuous innovation. Stay adaptable, keep up with industry trends, and always prioritize the needs and preferences of your customers to build a thriving online brand. Best of luck! Feel free to contact me on Rediff Gurus if you need further assistance or help.

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Soft Skills Trainer - Answered on Jul 12, 2024

Asked by Anonymous - Apr 23, 2024Hindi
Hello sir my name is Santu Chakraborty.I am 34 year old now unmarried. My qualification is Bsc botany honours with 2nd class +diploma in mechanical engineering with distinction +btech in mechanical engineering from government engineering college west Bengal with 7.5 dgpa.I have 6 years of teaching experience in private diploma engineering college and now I working as a vocational teacher in automobile engineering department in gov high school.In my early phase of life I am going through lots of Misguide,seveare Anxiety issue. Nobody can help me on that phase.I recover mostly by my own after various dillema.I want to work in mechanical r and d company, Mechanical design basis company and also upgrade my teaching carrier. How can I start my journey at this age ?what is the risk factor also? Please tell me. I am very enthusiastic dedicated person. I have no guide in my home. My father is vegetable seller.
Ans: Hi Santu Chakraborty,

This is a really exhaustive query.

The journey thru' your acquisition of qualifications has been vast!

In the course of your life you are now suffering from SNIOP (SUSCEPTIBLE NEGATIVE INFLUENCE OTHER PEOPLE) this happens when you let others control your life.

I have this poem.. Especially for one's like you!

The Guy in the Glass

When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf,
And the world makes you King for a day,
Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,
And see what that guy has to say.
For it isn't your Father, or Mother, or Wife,
Who judgement upon you must pass.
The feller whose verdict counts most in your life
Is the guy staring back from the glass.
He's the feller to please, never mind all the rest,
For he's with you clear up to the end,
And you've passed your most dangerous, difficult test
If the guy in the glass is your friend.
You may be like Jack Horner and "chisel" a plum,
And think you're a wonderful guy,
But the man in the glass says you're only a bum
If you can't look him straight in the eye.
You can fool the whole world down the pathway of years,
And get pats on the back as you pass,
But your final reward will be heartaches and tears
If you've cheated the guy in the glass.

Dale Wimbrow (c) 1934

Get the enthusiasm going, don't get embroiled in what life has been before!

Take a stranglehold of your life and make it BIG!

The opportunities are.. Miracles waiting to happen, what are you waiting for.. You are the catalyst!?
Maxim Emmanuel.

Pick up yourself don't be a victim of self pity.

If you do need further professional advice happy to assist

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