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<p>The internet, an international network of computers, has made it
possible for a whole lot of people from different parts of the world to
do business with each other without necessary having to see each
other.</p><p>However, you need to be cautious in order not to lose your
money to fraudsters.</p><p>There are businesses on the internet and there
are opportunities as well. Businesses are meant to be long term, but
opportunities are just for a while and then another one comes to take
over. However, there are businesses like affiliate programs, foreign
exchange trading, online stock trading, running an online store and many
more like that or even creating your own product and selling.</p><p>My
advice is to get hold of an opportunity while it is still fresh, but
decide which particular business you want to be involved in and face it
squarely. There are people that have discovered their niche and are
making money in it. You can also discover your own niche, create your own
products and sell to make money.</p><p>There are some hype that you might
come across in running an internet business. These are statements that
people who desire to make a sale include in their advertisements in order
to make people jump at their product(s) or service(s).</p><p>No
Selling<br>Now I wonder why someone will come out and advertise to say
there will be no selling. In any business, you are either selling a
product or a service. So if someone comes out with an advert that says no
selling, I really wonder what he or she is really driving at.</p><p>No
advertisement<br>Someone that comes out with an advert that says "No
advertisement", why is he or she advertising. Advertisement cost money.
So why will anyone place an advert about you not having the need to
advertise. I don't know of any business that can succeed without
advertisement. You will need to advertise in one way or the other or your
business will not be known and if your business is not known, how will
you make sales?</p><p>No referral<br>There are businesses that thrive on
referral. I get to know about a business and I enjoy their products
and/or services. I decide to tell somebody else about it and the person
enjoys same and decides to tell someone else and it goes on and on like
that. Now some companies actually reward you for telling others about
their business and this is where referrals come in. So when someone comes
out with such statement, is he or she not going to tell you about a
particular business for you to join? If eventually you join, have you not
become his or her referral? This is usually prevalent in Network
Marketing.</p><p>In as much as these hypes work for many people, the
newbie should not jump at every advert placement with such hype or else
he or she will eventually discover that he or she will have to be placing
such adverts to succeed as well.</p><p>To succeed in internet business
takes patience, perseverance, prudence, time and of course hard work,
much of which is mentally. The people that have become household names or
if you like gurus did not just wake up one day and start to make money on
the internet. Don't be scared by all these, if all these people made it,
you can also make it.</p><p>There are some resources that you need if you
desire to be successful in Internet Business. The list below is by no
means exhaustive but can serve as guide.</p><p>Capital</p><p>If you are
going to make it in internet business, you need some form of capital. You
need money. There are people that may tell you they did not have money
before they started their business, but the reality of it is probably
that they got money one way or the other. They could render service and
from there make the money they need for their business, they might be
fortunate to meet someone who will pay them mobilisation fee and then
continue from there or some other ways. One thing is certain and that is
you need money to start your internet business. People might tell you
that you don't need capital to start so and so business, but ask them how
they started theirs without any form of capital. The advertisement that
they put up, how did they make payment for it? Will you not need to
advertise your business, even if you didn't start it with any money? I
have been on the internet for sometime now and I can tell you from
experience that you need money to be successful on the internet. True,
there are a lot of freebies on the internet, but you will need capital to
enhance your success. You can spend one year on the internet making use
of freebies without making a sale, whereas, with a little bit of money,
you can a sale in a shorter period. Even the money spent browsing and
using freebies, if calculated for that period is something. I read about
the fact if you are looking for money, what you need is a job, but if you
want to start a business, you need money to invest. So capital is
important in making it on the internet.</p><p>Website</p><p>A website is
where people get to know about your business on the internet. You need it
to make your products and/or services available to many people at the
same time anywhere they are connected to internet. Although, there are
free websites like affiliate sites which are provided by the company
whose products and/or services you are marketing, but there are
limitations. You cannot add anything on that site and you cannot remove
anything. The only changes you can probably make is to change your
personal profile. You cannot add a source code or anything like that. The
subdomains you get, which is also free has limitations as well. But if
you have your own website, you have control over it and you can even make
money from the AdSense program.</p><p>Website Hosting Company</p><p>A
website hosting company is the one that hosts your website online.
Without them, your website will not seen on the internet. Your website is
like a house, while the website hosting company serves as your land where
your house will be situated. There are companies that offer free website
hosting, but again, there are limitations. Some of them may even place
adverts on the website.</p><p>Autoresponders</p><p>Autoresponders are
good in building up a list. You can register for one and begin building
your list. There are two very good ones in Getresponse and Aweber.
Autoresponders are email marketing systems whereby information is
requested from you and answers to the request is automatically sent by
the system you have set up. You can use this system to build a list and
you know the money is in the list like they normally
say.</p><p>Marketing</p><p>Another important aspect of internet business
success is the marketing. Without adequate marketing, you cannot get the
desired success in internet business. There are so many ways you can
market your business on the internet. You can do that by advertising in
online sites, newsletters, traffic exchanges, blogs, forums and so many
ways.</p><p>Online sites that are accessible are great places to
advertise your internet business. However, in doing this you need to
carefully consider the traffic to that site. Some sites do not have much
traffic and so your advertising there may not bring much results, if any.
You also need to consider the amount being asked for advertisement. Many
places offer very cheap advertising to entice people to advertise with
them, but then, are they getting much traffic? Do not jump at advertising
a site because it is cheap. Look for profitable sites to advertise. If it
is reasonably expensive, you should not run away, instead look at the
conversion rate. If you will cover your cost and still make some money,
why not. It is better than spending money on very cheap advertising and
not getting any more at all.</p><p>Newsletters are good when it comes to
building relationships and maintaining customers or turning prospects to
customers. You get people to subscribe to your newsletters and they are
automatically added into your list of subscribers. If there is any
information you need to pass to them, just type in the information and
send to them. However, your information must be valuable. If you do not
have any valuable information to pass to your subscribers, it is better
you do not pass it at all. As you do that, you build relationship with
your subscribers so that when you are ready with a product, you just send
it to your list of subscribers. This kind of strategy ensures you always
have a ready market for you to market your products or
services.</p><p>You will need to subscribe to a paid version of
autoresponders in order to be able to enjoy the full service required.
You can subscribe to getresponse.</p><p>Blogs are very good when you want
to advertise your internet business. They are places where you make posts
and others can view your posts. You can simply create a blog to make
posts about your business and anybody that visits your blog can view your
business online. You can even create a blog on a very interesting topic
other than just business and put links about your business on the blog.
You will need to advertise your blog to drive trafic to it. Make sure you
make relevant and useful posts that will continually drive traffic to the
blog. you can get free blogs at:<br>www.blogspot.com</p><p>Forums can be
another place where you could get traffic to your website or affiliate
site. Join a very active forum, make relevant posts and make sure you add
your signature. A signature is your website and/or affiliate site that
you include as your signature. So anytime you make a post, it is included
in your post at the base, so long as you indicate so. This way, anybody
reading your posts could possibly click on your link and visit the site
you are promoting. Make sure you help out a lot and contribute to
providing answers to questions in the forum and provide relevant
information to the forum. This way, your profile will be on the
rise.</p><p>Find below the links to a forum you could
join<br>http://www.warriorforum.com</p><p>Decision alone cannot make you
successful, you need to take action. Robert Kiyosaki mentioned something
in a book to the effect that if there are three birds on a wall and one
decides to fly, there will still be three birds left after the decision.
Decision is good, but action is better.</p><p>All the
best.</p><p>Willie</p><p>Willie has been active on the Internet since the
year 2006 and has discovered a lot of businesses on the internet. Newbies
will gain a lot from his experience on the internet. He is into Affiliate
Marketing, Network Marketing and is presently promoting a Network
Marketing program. He can be reached at <a
href="mailto:wiresnetbiz@gmail.com">wiresnetbiz@gmail.com</a> or
2348023787894</p>

				
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