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Were you born in 1964 or before? Are you lucky enough to be a part of the baby boomer generation? If so, we would love for you to consider some of our online business ideas for baby boomers. Baby boomers have proven themselves to optimistic, achievement oriented and a generation that loves to explore and push boundaries.
Boomers value individual choices and freedom and because of their positive attitude, willingness and ability to adapt to new opportunities and the confidence in their abilities, Pure-Ecommerce believes they make excellent ecommerce entrepreneurs.
Baby boomers are concerned about health and well-being and because of this we’re living longer and longer. But, because of a sluggish economy, rising health care costs and the always uncertain availability of Social Security boomers are concerned their retirement savings won’t be enough to allow them to live the lifestyle they’ve been counting on in retirement. Many baby boomers are taking the bull by the horns and starting their own businesses to supplement their income and ensure the ability to travel, explore and do all the things in retirement they’ve been dreaming of.
Many baby boomers are discovering that starting an online business takes minimal start-up capital, especially when compared to a traditional brick and mortar business. They’ve learned that ecommerce businesses allow you the freedom and flexibility to travel and work when you want. They can still explore, visit the grandkids and volunteer all while managing and owning their own business. Like any other business, an online business will not work itself, boomers know they will have to work their business but the benefit of an online business is you’re the boss and you decide when and where. All they need is a laptop, a phone and a connection to the internet so look out world, here they come!
Global ecommerce is growing – all countries are seeing growth in online sales. Shoppers prefer the convenience of 24/7 online shopping. They can shop from home, work or on their phones and products are delivered directly to their door. Who wouldn’t love this? Marketing Land reports significant increases in online sales that traditional retail just isn’t seeing. Ecommerce revenue reportedly was up 10% in February 2014 over 2013 numbers. Continued growth is projected through at least 2017.
If you’re looking for an online opportunity geared towards baby boomers then we recommend considering one of our online business opportunities. Purchasing an internet business for sale that carries all drop ship products means you don’t have to carry inventory and this online business can give you the freedom you’re looking for. The reason a drop ship business is appealing is because you won’t have to carry any inventory which greatly reduces the capital needed. Pure-Ecommerce will establish the relationship with the vendor in the niche market your website targets and load the products for you. When your customers purchase your products online through your store, you will place the orders with the vendors and the vendors ship the product directly to your consumers.
You don’t have to be worried that you have no ecommerce or retail experience. We have designed our website packages so that they come with 40 hours of step-by-step ecommerce consulting and training. The Pure-E process developed by our founder and CEO, Jen Varner is based on Jen’s personal, first-hand experience. When she created her first online store years ago, she will tell you she made every mistake in the book but also experienced great success through her journey. She is driven by her entrepreneurial spirit and wants others to experience this joy as well so she took what she learned and developed a system to educate others on how to start and run an ecommerce business.
If you’re interested in hearing more about our online business ideas for baby boomers, we recommend you explore our site and learn about what we have to offer. We’d love to set up a time to talk with you about your interests and your goals and to explain how you can work your business yet still have time to do the things you love to do. Simply contact us and we’ll let you know how Pure-Ecommerce can be the key to owning your own business!