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					Which Products To Sell On The Internet?

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Summary:
Internet home business beginners are usually undecisive over what
products to start selling when they start a web business. Here are some
information that might be of help. There are basically three broad
categories of product types


Keywords:
internet marketing, affiliate programs, resell rights, resale rights,
home business, resell products, resale products,


Article Body:
Internet home business beginners are usually undecisive over what
products to start selling when they start a web business. Here are some
information that might be of help.

There are basically three broad categories of product types:

1) Own product
Many successful Internet marketers have at least one product they call
their own. This is one of the fastest way to get your name out on the
web. Having your own product gives you full control over pricing, design,
joint venture deals and bonus materials.

If you do decide on creating and selling your own product, your next step
would be to choose between portable electronic version or physical
version. Most marketers woud prefer the former because there's no
inventory costs. But the most important element is, electronic products
like ebooks or MP3s allow for immediate delivery. And this appeals to
buyers because they get access to the products instantaneously,
satisfying their desire for instant gratification.

One advantage of having your own product means recuiting others
(affiliates) to sell for you. You pay them commission only when sales are
made. You get tons of targeted visitors but don't spend a cent on
advertising.

However, to recruit good affiliates, even super affiliates, you need to
have a set of promotional materials ready for them to use. Don't invite
them to sign up your affiliate program and leave them to fend for
themselves.

Of course the product itself must be of high quality or you'll see refund
requests faster than you can sell. Your reputation gets ruined, your
affiliates dump you and it's going to be difficult to regain customers'
trust.
2) Affiliate Products
Like I mentioned above, an affiliate promotes someone else's products and
get paid commission when sales are made. Many Internet marketing
beginners will start with this type of selling as it is low costs and
some of the pay outs are pretty generous.

But how do you choose which merchant's products to sell? Many people will
look at the rate of commission payout by the merchants to decide WHICH
products to sell, but be careful, it may just backfire.

First, always think from the customer's point of view. Take a good look
at the merchant company's website, does it make you want to buy if you
were the customer? Does it have compelling copy to make you click on that
"order" button? If the mechant does a lousy job convincing potential
buyers, then it won't matter even if they pay out 90% commission to you.
Remember, you have done the work and send visitors to the merchants, all
your effort and time are wasted if they fail to convert.

So look for merchants who are helpful and have great sales materials you
can use like banners and sales messages. Successful affiliates are
usually those who are promoting good merchant products, even with low
commission rates.

Please note that this is a brief introduction to affiliate marketing, to
learn more, visit Wealth Affiliate.com or Affiliate Classroom. Both offer
excellent in-depth coaching and training programs to beginners.

3) Resale Products
There are some products where you can resell after you have purchase it
yourself. These products come with what is called Resell Rights. There
are "Master Resell Rights" and "Resell Rights".

Master Resell Rights give you the full right to either sell or give the
product away. You can even pass along the resell rights to your
customers.

Resell Rights on the other hand, just gives you the right to sell the
product, you may or may not give it away and you cannot transfer the
rights to your customers. Meaning your customers cannot sell the product
like you can.

While this article is not exhaustive, it is hopeful that the information
above can help you make a decision on what to sell as a start and then
move on from there. Usually Internet marketing beginners will start with
affiliate marketing because it costs the least and you have no inventory
or customer service to worrry about.

Personally I would suggest you do the same: start with affiliate
marketing and get into a coaching program like the Affiliate Classroom.
Learn from those who are successful and take action.

				
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