One of the first areas of internet marketing most people are attracted to is affiliate marketing. And honestly, what’s not to love about affiliate marketing? Someone else provides the product, the sales funnel and the money collection and they handle all the support. You just promote the product and collect a commission on the sales you generate.
The vendor does most of the work, and you get paid? You just gotta love that.
If there’s one mantra that every beginner marketer needs to repeat every single day, it’s this – “I only make money when I sell!”
It’s a simple truth, and yet, it’s often forgotten by marketers who miss the point as they bog themselves down with a myriad of inane details which are part and parcel of running an online business – but are not the MAIN THING. [continue reading…]
“Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you’re reading a site like this one, I’m pretty sure you’re interesting in making money online.
There are many reasons you might want to start an online business.
Maybe you have a job you hate. You just can’t stand your boss, and everyday is just another session in the torture chamber. You dream every night of smiling as you tell your boss to, “Take this job and shove it.”
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been an Amazon customer for years. I long ago fell in love with shopping in front of my computer, and Amazon rapidly became the goto place to find about anything I wanted to buy. When they introduced Amazon Prime, I jumped on that to save shipping costs.
It felt like Amazon had a direct link to my wallet. A oneway link, the money flowed out of my wallet to Amazon.
Did you know there’s a way to reverse that arrangement, and have Amazon put money into your wallet?
So you decided to start an online business. You did research for days to pick out just the right niche. Then you grabbed a domain name and got your website hosting lined up. Maybe you spent days picking a WordPress theme and tweaking it to get just the right look.
Now you need to figure out what business model you want to use to earn money from your efforts.
There are many business models you can choose, but you may want to start with one of the five most common ones – [continue reading…]
What Is A Target Audience & How Do You Define Yours
The term target audience may seem confusing at first, but it is a crucial part of business development. Knowing who you want to engage or sell to is a cornerstone of the foundation upon which you are building your business.
A target audience is the thinnest slice of the market that you can focus on, from which all of your marketing decisions are based. This audience is the focal point of your decisions, making sure that your efforts are tailor-made to find them and draw them in. Read More, and hit the bull’s eye
I’ve been following the make money online world for a long time. I’ve built many websites. I have a bunch of domain names.
I’ve had this particular domain for years and used to have a website for it. There was plenty of content there. Mostly I wrote detailed product reviews, with my affiliate links scattered around in the articles. [continue reading…]