Your Power Partners will be those who supply your clients with services on a regular basis. They will be Bankers, Office supply providers, Photographers, Printers, Graphic Designers, Web Site Designers, Public Relations and Marketing Firms as well as any all other firms who work with companies during their start-up phase.
The conversations with these Power Partners should indicate your willingness to include them as you become aware of companies that could possibly need their products or services. It is important that you meet with these Power Partners in person the first time, then keep in touch with them weekly through email or a telephone conversations. You might even consider a regular meeting with all of your Power Partners.
You will need to have excellent organizational and project planning skills, a computer to create a graphics, a tracking system and invoices. A professionally designed website is necessary and an outgoing personality is extremely important. You will also need to have reliable transportation.
Personality Type: Analytical, Amiable, Driver, Expressive
Total Start Up Costs: Less than $500
(includes business cards, website and phone; an additional start up cost for transportation might be required)