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In an online search for legitimate work, home businesses have proved to be the ultimate freedom for many people. Home businesses take many forms. There are drop shippers, resellers, home based companies that create many forms of product and affiliate marketers. There are also many people and companies that are out to take advantage of the uninitiated and those that are looking to make a quick buck. Legitimate work starts with your own attitude. Take the high road and direct your online efforts in an ethical way and you can create your own long term income.

One of the many things that the internet provides is a way, with a small investment, to grow a business. In that you are going to create an actual business, you should start by determining what form this will take. Identify your product and how you will provide this to your customers. In online parlance this is called a niche. A specific part of a market that can be targeted to a well defined customer base.

When you have determined what product or service you will provide to your customers, you will need to determine exactly what your customers are looking for. This is market research. Many businesses can be refined at this point. It is also possible that you will find the market to be small or non-existent for the product that you would like to provide. A business that does not start by defining the market for your product is doomed to fail. Segment your market, determine your ideal customer or customer market segment and formulate a plan to reach the market.

Next you will need to determine the costs that are involved in your business. How will you operate, how much will your initial costs be, how much will your monthly costs be? Your costs may vary considerably depending on the choices that you make.

An online business does not need to be hugely expensive. The cost for a site name can be as little as Ten dollars per year. If you choose to create your own site, WordPress is a free way to make a site that is easy to modify and rank. Other paid software is available or you can contract your site out to a web designer. If you choose to contract your site, make sure that you have full access to the site’s back-end. There is nothing more frustrating than not being able to change your own site without a significant charge and waiting for the contractor to take the time to change the site for you.

I have found an online education site that will teach you what you need to know to create a site, market it online, reach your customers and have a successful business. This will allow you to have control of your own assets and minimize your costs. The training modules that are available and the tools that are provided are first rate. They will allow you to develop your online assets as easily as possible so that you can focus your efforts on your business and not force you to learn to be a programmer.

Creating your own business online is one way for you to find legitimate work. Home businesses can thrive in the online world. Keeping your focus and treating your business as a business and not a hobby can be a rewarding experience. Create a business plan and keep to the plan and an online business can be a reality for you.


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Awesome article and great points!

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  about 9 years ago
  

Thanks Dorothy

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  about 9 years ago

Indeed! Good points for us as we build legitimate work home businesses.

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  about 9 years ago

Written like a pro, Craig! Really excellent info on landing pages. Nice!

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Thanks Lewis

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  about 9 years ago

The last sentence is a really powerful one!

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  about 9 years ago

Very good article, thanks, Regards Keith

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