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So you want to make money online. You're not alone. Thousands of people search for ways to make money online each month. Naturally, there are tons of websites out there all hawking their products or "systems" with promises of instant or easy riches.

Don't be fooled by all the pictures of the beaches and flashy cars. There is one way to make money online and it's not a get rich quick scheme; it's real work. The way to make money online is through online marketing, or Internet marketing.

At its most basic level, online marketing is the process you go through to connect people searching for information online with a way to solve their problem. Your prospect gets the help they were looking for and you earn money once the deal is closed. Everybody wins.

You can do online marketing in any field, industry or niche. If you already own a business, online marketing is a great way to build your presence on the Internet and gain new customers. If you don't already own a business or have a product, you can earn lots of money through affiliate marketing.

Online marketing is a real skill and a real occupation.

The basic components of online marketing are keyword research, website development, article marketing and link building. Once you learn how to do each component you can make money online.

There are more advanced components involved such as list building, split testing, tracking results, pay per click campaigns and more, which you can learn and add to your initial online marketing campaign one at a time.

What does it take to make it in online marketing?

Just like with any entrepreneurial venture it takes willingness to learn new skills, determination to succeed, ability to turn failures into successes (or at least learn from them) and consistent effort.

It does not take a huge up front investment of cash, nor do you need to follow anyone's mysterious "system." Online marketing makes sense once you learn it. Just like with any field, it's a matter of learning the skills involved and keeping up with the trends that could affect your bottom line.

I provide free online marketing training through my website Online Marketing 101.  You can now immediately access a twelve step online marketing ecourse and get basic step by step training delivered right to your inbox.  begin your training today!


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