One of the benefits that information technology has in the 21st century is the ability to work from home and earn a lot of money without defrauding anyone. Have you ever imagined or think about making money doing online business/rendering services to clients, helping them to brand their start-up or existing business and you don’t just know-how, where and when to start? If this is the case, you will need to read and digest this article carefully. Remember, it is the doer, not the sawyer nor hearer that win in the battle for success.
In this internetpreneur world, there are several legit ways in which you can make money on the Internet – even if you are not selling products. But, be fully aware that doing business online or running an online store requires persistence effort and time for it to fully grow, it is the same as running any business off-line. However, you do not even need to have products before you can start making the morning online, which is one of the reasons so many people say is their online business roadblock. What do they have to sell?
You do not need to be a digital marketing expert nor computer guru to run an online business, but you do need to know how to set up a blog/website, or pay someone, a web designer specifically WordPress to set it for you.
Below are the 3 simple ways to make money online even if you do not have your own product:
#1 Affiliate programs
By affiliate, it means helping other people to sell their products, and you will be getting percentage per sale, or you can create information and make a small fee for each person who requests to know more about it. Majority of the big retailers run affiliate programs with many smaller retailers that have many good products and services. It is not advisable to start competing with an already established retailer that you already know of. The best way is to start making money online is to find a “niche” then, find a small group of people that you can easily reach and start to serves this person.
For example, instead of selling sporting products to everyone, you can look for a small group of people who are into fishing that you can sell canoes and fishing products. You can as well look for smaller retailers who may offer more specialized products to those who know a lot about fishing, then sell the information to him or her.
There are many good places to start is Commission Junction, Clickbank, JV zoo, Amazon, Jumia, Konga and many others. Make sure you get an idea about the products you are marketing to be able to flow while describing it. Be creative in searching for a niche, do keywords research, competitors research before you start and it will help you along the way.
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#2 AdSense from Google
AdSense is an advertising program from search Google engine. Apart from AdSense, there other advertising programs that will suit your need, but as of the time of this post, Google’s advertising is the most popular and biggest advertising company in the world. How does it work? Once your website is approved for AdSense, Google will be displaying ads on your site, if your site visitors click on the ads you earn money for each click on the ad. Note that, there are rules governing it, one of the rules is, you are not allowed to be clicking your ads yourself or else Google will penalize you by temporary disable or permanently delete your AdSense account. Google uses your niche and the website you frequently visit to determine which ads are best for your site, it is also based on the topic or content of your web page. All you have to do is log in to your AdSense account copy your ads code and place the code on the position you prefer in your web page and leave the remaining job for Google to handle.
Apart from google company ads, you can also allow an individual to advertise their products and services on your site, where you determine your own terms and price. You can have more than one way from which you make money from your website provided is not against Google ads policy. Using the Google program is very advantageous most especially if you always get good traffic/visitors to your site. Again, the easiest way to make money from Google AdSense is to find a profitable niche or something you are already into, create a website around that niche or services you are already providing.
Write a “How-To” booklet
If you are not comfortable with selling other people’s goods and services, and you are not financially buoyant to start creating your own product, an easy way to start writing information product-eBook of your own title it “how-to”. Pick a topic you know enough to write about and start writing. Information products are always good sellers – the key is to solve a particular problem. “How to catch freshwater fish” or “How to plan a fishing vacation on a tight budget” is possibilities for the fishing niche mentioned above.
To make it more informative, carry out research and compile top-notch information products with quality stuff or write e-books. Once you have a product to sell, there are many sites where you can market it, there is some simple service on Clickbank.com that will help you market your products on the internet and another helpful site.
You write up must be creative to offer a solution to many people’s problems out there. By providing them with a solution can make you lots of money!
It takes more than building a website to make money on the internet. You need to know your audience and the right product that will meet their need. Promote the rightful products and services to the right audience! You should always promote your website to where enough people are, you will easily sell and make money. For now, you should have enough ideas to get you started – even if you don’t have a product to sell yet!