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How To Become Self Employed In Online Business
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How to Become Self Employed In Online Business

Good Choice

To start an online business is a good choice for being self employed and a ambitious one at that. In this broken economy that we live in today, you'll quickly find that learning how to become self employed in online business requires much lower start up costs than your traditional brick and mortar offline business. You could even earn income online with practically no investment but at the expense of much of your time.

Note: Without someone to guide you or a solid plan of action, making money online is not a walk in the park, especially if you are just starting out. But with a positive attitude and a conscientious effort on your part, you can build a successful recession proof online business... Something to be proud of!

Online business opportunities offer one of, if not, the most convenient ways to earn a substantial amount of income from home. If you decide to build your own online business, you could work from home at your own leisure and earn money as a sole proprietor. This may be a small scale operation but if your ROI (return on investment) is good enough, then you can scale your business to a much larger and even more profitable automated operation.


The main goal of each and every business online or offline is to generate sales from its products or services. For this to happen, you have to find effective ways to promote your products or services continuously to the consumer.

As I said before, being successful in online business requires following a strategic plan of action and discipline. You will always come up with great ideas and tend to get side tracked. This is where you need discipline. To prevent this, make sure that you put all ideas and plans on paper or digital format and file them for later projects. Don't even research them as that will interfere with drive and determination to finish your current project or internet marketing campaign. This will make it much easier to stay on track without any distractions. This is a common practice among (most) seasoned marketers.

Getting Started

Getting starting as an affiliate marketer in online business is the best and easiest route that you will want to take. Join affiliate marketing programs and you can crush it! - promoting other peoples products. This is an awesome way of how to become self employed!!!

If you're asking what is affiliate marketing and how exactly does it work? Well as I said you are promoting other people's products in return for commissions. However there are some things you should consider prior to promoting a ton of affiliate products.

First off you want to make sure that you are promoting a good product. Be an ethical marketer not a greedy one. Click bank is a great place to start as an affiliate and it's free to sign up! Go to the market place and find things to promote that you are interested in... Your job as an affiliate is help people find what they are looking for... Did you notice I said "HELP PEOPLE"... You must first be willing to help folks in order to succeed in affiliate marketing.

A Small Investment

You will need to invest in a domain name. (from .01 - $10 is not so bad) I purchase all my domains through Go daddy and Name Cheap as they both have an easy to use interface when using the forwarding feature. When choosing a domain, be sure that it is relevant to the product or service that you have chosen to promote as an affiliate.

After the domain changes have propagated throughout the internet, you are ready to promote your chosen product and make commissions. Just simply advertise your new domain on forums that are relevant to your product, article web 2.0 directories, classified ads and Social Networks like face book.... There are no payments to process, no goods to deliver, refunds to sort out. This is all done by the Company or product owner... This is just one of the many ways of how to earn income online.

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This is a really nice article. I have really enjoyed reading it.

  about 7 years ago

Well said and it's true. Good article Eric,thanks!

  about 7 years ago
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