Get Serious, Empowering a New Internet Marketing Business
The internet and internet marketing is one of the most lucrative venues available for new business.
Have you been thinking about a second job, a new business or reinventing your current business.
We are all feeling the economic squeeze today.
Everyone with a JOB is at least a little concerned if not very nervous about the possibility of losing their jobs.
Business owners are just as nervous about keeping to doors open and not having to downsize to stave off a financial collapse.
The internet is calling us.
Have you ever felt compelled to sell something on eBay or Craigslist? What if you had a unique product, invention or specialty you could sell to people via the internet? We hear the rags to riches stories of some.
How do they do it, how could you do it.
I have been envious of those lucky people who had made fortunes.
What made them different than me; nothing really! First I started asking questions and reading articles about internet marketing and online businesses.
What could I sell and who would I sell to? Where do I find a product and who would make it? These were questions that I had no idea how to answer.
My questions started to get more specific over the next few weeks and I found myself listening for the answers.
They came in strange ways and through unexpected people and events.
The bottom line for me was I had to change my mindset from comfortable to moving out of my comfort zones and into new territories.
Reaching out to people I didn't know for guidance and suggestions.
Learning new means and methods of income generation.
Becoming more valuable as a person and an entrepreneur.
Once you have determined that you want to pursue an online business; finding a product or service to sell is the next step.
There are so many possibilities of things; they don't even have to be yours.
You just need permission to resell someone else's products and agreement to be paid commissions for those sales.
Think about it, if you could sell an $8.
00 unique cute pink stapler and earn $2.
00 for every sale, how many would you have to sell to match your current income? Consider that number of sales from just the 250 million people on Facebook alone.
There is bound to be 30,000 people or more that want to have that cute little pink stapler.
Right now, this very minute there might be 1 billion people online, how many would need a pink stapler? You get my point; it could be real easy make a great living online.
Here comes the hard part.
You will have to learn to promote your product or service.
Learning to promote products was not natural for me.
I wanted to study them and become an expert on it.
I wanted to know all the answers before I made my first dollar.
Though it is important to have some knowledge of your product the key is having access to the information needed for people to make the choice to buy.
The stapler manufacturer will gladly tell you everything you want to know and more.
Get serious about the skill sets and be willing to do the hard work of marketing the product in a multitude of places.
Learning about how to use keywords, blog posts, and articles about your product.
Get the word out in various user forums and groups that talk about staplers.
You'll come across dozens of strategies, so pick one to start with and understand how to implement that technique before adding any others.
You'll probably need learn how to set up sales letters, email marketing, opt-in forms capture pages and SEO.
SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a real key to get the search engines to list your product up front when a search is performed for Pink Staplers.
None of these new skills are difficult and they are not dangerous.
Consistently focused effort wins the sale.
Go after the online opportunities.
Ask more questions and better questions.
Open your mind and listen for the answers.
They are coming.
Look for the resources that will provide the instruction for the marketing strategies that make sense for your product.
I have only mentioned a few strategies but there are many to consider.
Your key to success, to take your future into your own hands, is to start today.
Commit to taking one step at a time every day.
Every day do something that moves you closer to offering your product or service to the world.
You can do this.
An empowered internet marketing plan with specific strategies, consistently implemented will assist in creating the comfortable lifestyle you want from your online business.
No more stress over losing your job or closing your doors.
You have all the ability you need to succeed.
Don't let those little negative voices creep into your head.
You CAN do this.