Internet Brings the World Home.
The Internet has brought the world into your home, and not
just for exploring. It is now possible operate an
international business and never leave the comfort of your
The internet can greatly enhances the promotion of your home
based business or you can build your entire business
your online Strategy
Online marketing can be broken down into 3 broad
- Marketing - This is simply where your website serves as
an online brochure for your business and it's products or
- Niche Marketing - is where you develop an online
business around a fairly narrow focus.
- Micro Niche Marketing - is where your business is
focused on selling a very narrow product line.
2.0Web 2.0 is revolutionizing the way we interact and
market on the internet. The enhanced web technology has taken
advantage of the broadband speed of the internet and brought
into play common use of audio, video, voip (phone calls over
the internet) and social networking. The internet has
gone from being a provider of information into being a very
interactive communication vehicle.
Webinars give you the opportunity to give a live presentation
to your audience while getting immediate feedback from them.
Video conferencing is now being introduced. You can
quickly set up a video meeting with up to about 6 people today.
Online collaberation gives people from around the world the
opportunity to work together on projects.
With the rapid raise in oil prices and the inconvienences of
going through all the security checks, waits, and higher
ticket prices will make these services all the more
ToolsDoing business on the internet will require you to
take advantage of a host of new tools in order to conduct your
- Web Hosting - This is needed to put your business onto
- Domain name - Without one no one will be able to find
you. The name you choose can have a major impact on your
home based business.
- Webdesign - You can design your own or hire a service
to do it for you. The design of your site will be how
many potential customers form their first impression of
- Merchant Accounts - If your conducting business online,
you need a means of getting paid. Your customers need
a convient way of getting their money to you.
- Autoresponder - The choice of one will determine the
effectiveness of building a list and communicating with
A word of
cautionA lot of people have made millions on the internet.
Unfortunately this has given rise to a lot of get rich
quick without having to work promotions. While you may be able
to get rich with an internet business, you will not
be able to do so without a lot of hard work.
The offers of replicated websites and buy this content and fill
your site with it will not work. Generally the only one
who makes money on those deals is the one selling the site.
Promotions telling you to buy and sell ebooks with resell
rights and PLR (private lable rights) are often promoting
worthless information. You may make some money in the
short run, but you will not build a long term viable business,
for your customers will not want to do business with you again.
In this age of social networks, word will often spread very
quickly not to do business with you.
There are good products out there that you can obtain resell
and/or PLR on. Check the product out first.
If you do not believe in the product, don't sell it!