Saturday, October 18, 2008

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It may not seem the ideal time to start a business. After all, we're constantly being told that the economy is in trouble and that we're moving into a recession.
However, I believe this is the best time to start a business. There is always room for growth in the economy. Businesses are what make it grow.
Even if you're just looking for extra money to pay your car payment or provide extra money for your family, an internet business is an easy way to do it. Who knows? Eventually your income from your business might replace your job and you can say goodbye to the 9 to 5 forever.
If you want to start a business, whether it's a tough economy or not, there are certain things you need to do first. Here's how to get started:
1. Create a plan for starting your business.
This doesn't have to be anything complicated. You can use a notebook to record all of your information. The importance of proper planning can't be stressed enough.
Start by writing down things like what kind of business you want to start. Will you offer your own products or someone else's? Do you have a skill, like writing, that might make a good business? Will you build a website, or will you use bum marketing techniques to market your business?
Don't forget to include your topic here. Do you have a hobby that might translate to a business? There are thousands of hobbies, from gardening to fly fishing, that people want to know about.
Assess your skills and find out what you need to learn and learn it BEFORE you do take the next step. If you've never built a website or written promotional copy, now is the time to learn it, not after you've thrown away money because you didn't know what you were buying.
Read as many articles and ebooks as you can to learn how to do these things. Again, if money is tight, look at free giveaways to help you find what you need to learn, or search for free ebooks on the topic you are weak in and learn as much as you can.
2. Invest in essential tools.
If you plan to build a website, you'll need hosting and a domain name. Autoresponders are another essential tool you'll want to consider. If you're starting out on a shoestring, you may want to consider investing in an autoresponder script.
You may need to learn how to install scripts yourself, especially if you are working on a tight shoestring budget. Don't sweat it. Just buy a good general domain, which will cost you about nine dollars, and the best hosting you can afford.
Don't spend money on anything you don't have to. Before you buy anything for your business, ask yourself: "Will this ebook, software, etc. contribute to the overall growth of my business?" Only buy what you really need.
3. Create an effective marketing plan.
What I like about the internet is all of the free marketing opportunities available. This is also the area in which most people, and most companies, fail during tough economic times. They don't market, or they don't market enough.
If anything, this is the time to market more. Again, consider your skills here. For example, if you like forums, learn everything you can about forum marketing and then commit to spending a certain amount of time doing it every day. Commit to a certain number of posts.
The same applies with articles, free classifieds, press releases, and other types of free marketing. Commit a certain amount of time every day to it and then do it. Market every opportunity you get.
In spite of tough economic times, now is the time to start and grow a business. Do your homework, create a plan, and execute that plan. You will succeed.
Like these tips? Then sign up for your free internet business course, "How to REALLY Start Your Business in 30 Days." Or, read my guide, "7 Day Ebusiness", a complete guide to starting your business online fast.
Jinger Jarrett is the author of The "7 Day Ebusiness", available on Amazon.
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How to Start Your Own Internet Business - 6 Tips That Breed Success

The income potential of the internet is attracting more and more people every day. Here are some quick pointers to help you figure out how to start your own internet business.


Before you start your own internet business it is important to decide what exactly you want to achieve. Do you just want a small side income, or do you want to build a long term business that can see you quitting your job and provide you with a full time income.


You have to realize that the Internet is not some get rich quick environment. The people who are making big money online has done so through hard, often repetitive and boring work. There are no big secrets and not a whole lot of shortcuts. Don't expect to get rich overnight with little or no effort. It just doesn't work that way.
Treat your internet business as a game or a sideshow and you won't get very far.


There are many ways to make money with an internet business. You can sell stuff on eBay, you can become an affiliate and sell other people's products for commission, you can create your own digital information products to sell, you can sell physical products, you can build content sites or blogs and monetize them with programs like Google AdSense, which pays you per click.
It's exactly in these myriad of options where most people run into trouble. Which brings us to the next point.


Decide on a business model and then focus on doing just that. Too many people get caught up in jumping from one type of income stream to the other, without really committing to any single one. This is a recipe for failure. Once you start making money and get more adept at what you're doing, you should by all means expand into other business models to build multiple streams of income.
To begin with though, pick one and run with it. For example, if you're going to build content sites for AdSense or affiliate income, commit yourself to that completely.


Once you decide what business model you want to focus on, learn how to do it properly. There are an obscene amount of ebooks and video courses on internet marketing available online, so you won't have any trouble finding any relating to your specific business model.
The best thing to do is to find a good mentor or at least a community of successful individuals committed to your success. Naturally you're not going to get this for free, but it is without a doubt the best investment you can make in an internet business if you're just starting out.


Don't fall into the trap of buying one marketing course after the other or jumping from one opportunity to the next. Learn, and then put what you learn into action. There are no secrets to making money online, despite what all the sales pitches you'll run into online will try to tell you. Action is what will produce results for you.

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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Network Marketing

Network Marketing is truly amazing when it comes to making money online. This is a program that you can make a fortune just by joining and encouraging others to join as well.

There are Network Marketing programs in the Health Industry and there is also another one in the Travel Industry.

A lot of people have made so much money and you can too.

The concept is just about becoming a member of the Network and encouraging others to join. They too have to duplicate your efforts by telling others as well. In a matter of time, you can get a whole lot of people in your Network and the bigger your Network, the bigger your earnings.

I joined a Network Marking program in the Travel Industry and you can join for just $100. You get to have discounts in travelling expenses, hotel accommodation, travel cruises and lots of other benefits. You can even earn close to $10,000 as a member.

Go to for more details.