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I sell home workout equipment that makes working accessible for anyone, anywhere at anytime. I have started with resistance bands ranging from light, medium and heavy resistance for lower body exercises and stretches. I also have a long band that has a medium/heavy resistance which is perfect for upper body exercises and stretching.
I am a frequent traveller being a flight attendant and always found that there was a lack of workout equipment that is travel friendly and for people on the go. I figured that if I was struggling working out in these situations then there were others as well. I wanted to create products that made living a healthy lifestyle even if you live a busy life possible for everyone.
The BACD helped me in so many ways when it came to my business. Attending the online seminars on specific topics such as e-commerce and social media marketing really helped me when it came down to picking which platforms i wanted for my business and what the best ways were going to be to get my business out there. Having a mentor who was able to help me when i got to road blocks such as international taxes on my products and the different options available for shipping. Ultimately BACD helped me turn my dream into a business.
When i first started looking into starting a business in the fitness industry i started an instagram page sharing my workouts, recipes and tips for living a healthy lifestyle. I now have 3200 followers in just a short few month. Everything for my business is ready to start selling my products are almost here
Sharing videos on how to use my bands in different ways for example leg, ab and arm workouts and how to stretch with the bands. Generating a hashtag #lifebands for people to use when they post videos or pictures with the bands so that i can repost them and it forms a community
You are never too young or too old to start a business. If you start now you are one step closer than you were yesterday