Start_Your_Home_Business_To_Earn_Extra_Dollars by marcusjames

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Start Your Home Business To Earn Extra Dollars

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Summary:
Looking to start a home business? Thinking of selling products online
from home and earn extra dollars on top of your normal working income?
Home business is a good option for you to earn extra dollars on top of
your income. Read this article to get more information on how you can
start your online home business without big investment in start up cost.


Keywords:
home business, internet business, online business, small business,
internet marketing, drop-ship


Article Body:
Looking to start a home business? Thinking of selling products online
from home and earn extra dollars on top of your normal working income?
With the rapid growing of drop-shipping demand, more and more
distributors and manufacturers start to provide drop-shipping service to
boost their business. Hence, your can utilize the advantages of drop-
shipping service to start your home business and earn your extra dollars
while continuing your current job.

To start your online home business and earn the extra dollars from it,
you need to be able to:
<ol>
      <li>Let your potential customers know what you are selling. Hence,
your need a website site or an e-store that can display your
products.</li>
      <li>You need to be able to receive orders and process your
customer's payment, normally by credit card, PayPal or e-Check. So, you
online store should integrate with e-commerce features such as shopping
cart and secure payment processing system.</li>
      <li>You need to fulfill your customer's orders by packing &amp;
delivery the ordered products to your customers. So, you need to have
your selling products ready any time to delivery to your customers when
they paste orders.</li>
      <li>You need to provide after sale support, handling refund and
good returns for exchange.</li>
</ol>
Let see one by one what you need to have in order to get ready the above
4 items:

<strong>Online E-Store With Shopping Cart</strong>

Getting the online store up is pretty easy, you can utilize eBay to build
your e-store and sell your products online through eBay network. Or you
can purchase an e-commerce ready web hosting package, there are many web
hosting package with site builder where you can get your e-commerce
website up easily.

<strong>Receive Payment Online</strong>

If you want to sell your product online, then you need to be able to
receive payment online. When talk about online payment system, PayPal is
the most popular online payment processing tool. With PayPal integrated
into your e-store, your customers can make payment either by using their
credit card, e-check or pay with their PayPal account.

<strong>Stock, Packaging &amp; Delivery </strong>

Home business is consider a small business and it might not be cost
effective to stock your inventory and tie up your money for the stock and
stuck with it if the product can't sell. Most home businesses are
&quot;one-man show&quot; or &quot;few-man show&quot; that has least man
power to handle package &amp; delivery. If you start your home business
as the part-time job, you definitely have no much time to handle
packaging &amp; delivery to fulfill your customer orders. Hence, drop-
shipping is an extremely perfect business model for home business.

With drop-shipping, you do not need to keep inventory, but instead passes
your customer orders and shipment details to wholesalers. The wholesalers
will handle the packaging and then dispatch the goods directly to your
customers with your invoices. And you can make the profit on the
difference between the wholesale and retail price.

<strong>After </strong><strong>Sale</strong><strong> Follow Up</strong>

After sale service is important to retain your customers and make repeat
sales to the same customers if they satisfy with your products and
services. A satisfy customer will refer new customers to your online
store and you can make more sales. Hence, you need to proactively ensure
the wholesalers are shipping out your orders to your customers on time
and you could do extra step to follow up with your customer to see
whether they have received their order and any issue about the product,
often your help to resolve the issue if it occur.

<strong>In Summary</strong>

Home business is a good option for you to earn extra dollars on top of
your income and you even can convert it to your full time job once it
gets success. With the enhancement of the ecommerce technology and the
advantages of Drop-Shipping service provided by many manufacturers and
wholesalers, you can start your online home business easily and without
the need to big start up cost.

								
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