In Star Army, you can play as a business or business owner.
To be a successful merchant in Star Army, you'll need three things:
Here's a Business Template you can use for your wiki page.
You want something useful and novel to offer your customers. This could be:
Coming up with unique products or services that interest people is probably the most challenging part of creating a business in SARP. These could be items or services their characters might find useful or you could market to factions.
First, as you choose your market niche, consider your competition or lack thereof. Many factions have internal, government-run entities that handle their needs, particularly for the military. For example, Ketsurui Fleet Yards handles the vast majority of starship design and construction for the Yamatai Star Empire. It can be therefore be very difficult to get a foothold in national-level military supply contracts. There is a huge glut of military manufacturers in Star Army compared to other types of businesses.
Here's what's in demand in the Yamatai Star Empire:
The above are basically untapped niches that are wanted on or near every Star Army of Yamatai facility so they're almost guaranteed to spread across the universe!
What's not wanted:
Your catalog page is an article on the wiki where the items and their prices are listed in one place.
Things to make your catalog great:
The best places to put a storefront thread are in a communications network forum (if you are basically a mail-order business) or the Open Roleplaying Forum (if you want players to be able to visit in person).
Give the costumer a good roleplaying experience with memorable NPCs and good customer service.
If you want to make a product for an existing corporation, business, or merchant, the general rule is to talk to whomever owns the company that you plan to submit something for. It is possible that: