The fastest way to start an online business with the least amount of money is with drop shipping. How it works: You open an online store. A customer purchases a product from your store and pays you for the product. You place an order with your supplier. The supplier ships the order to your customer. It’s that simple.
In order to start your online business you will need a platform to run your store on. You’ll need a platform that’s easy to use, easy to set up and provides excellent customer service. Take a look at Shopify. Shopify is the e-commerce online shop builder for anyone looking to earn money online through drop shipping.
It is integrated with a dropping app called Oberlo that enables thousands of people to run drop shipping stores with ease. Here is an example of one of my stores, trimafter40.net. This is a Shopify store that took me about 2 hours to set up. I used the Oberlo app to upload products directly from aliexpress to my store. Once you have your store in place then you can run ads on Facebook to drive traffic to your store.
If you are looking to work from home or looking for ways to make money online, drop shipping is the fastest and least expensive way to get started. A Shopify store is an e-commerce platform that can have you running your own business in a days time.
How many of you have tried to use Facebook ads but haven’t quite gotten the hang of it yet? Raise your hand. OK, hands down. Practically all Internet marketers know that conquering Facebook ads can move you into real money fast. But how do you break the code to becoming more effective with Facebook ads?
We know that the foundation of making money with Facebook ads is finding the right interests to target. Finding your target market on Facebook is what makes sales. When I started advertising using Facebook I spent a lot of money trying to find the right people to buy my products. You probably have as well.
But after searching high and low on the Internet I found a tool that has transformed Facebook marketing forever. It’s called ConnectExplore. This tool finds targeted audiences that are hidden from your competition, rates those audiences for profitability and helps you serve precise ads for maximum ROI. You can also target foreign markets. ConnectExplore uncovers the most profitable Facebook interests to target. You’ll say WOW when you see how easy it is and see the results you get. Click here for more information. Stop guessing and testing. Try this and you won’t go back to your old way of marketing. Watch the video below.
What is SEO?
So you’ve got your online business up and running, and your community is thriving. You’re still not hitting the top of the search engine rankings. Your budget is limited but you want to increase your rank. Enter search engine optimization (SEO).
What is SEO? Search engine optimization can be described as the science behind getting your business as high as possible within search engine results without using paid campaigns.
SEO focuses naturally on how search engines work, what terms your customers are using, and what engines your customers are using.
Using keywords in your web site’s content helps Continue reading
Hosting, Design, and Software
Every online business has the same underlying foundation. They all need a domain (web address), web hosting, and a web site. While all three can be purchased by a single service provider, it is best to search around for the best value and price.
Your domain will be one of the most important (but cheapest) purchases you will make. Domains are typically $10 per year, and can be registered through Continue reading
Online Business Ownership: Which type is for you?
Owning your own business can be one of the most liberating and satisfying accomplishments you’ll ever follow through with. It can also be one of the most stressful and frustrating experiences if you don’t spend some time authoring a business plan that works for you and your future business plans.
The first step in any business plan is to consider and select the best business ownership type for you or your team.
The two most common types of business ownerships are Continue reading
Mobile Marketing is the Fastest Way to Reach Customers
Mobile marketing, including short message service marketing, is basically reaching people with advertising on their mobile phones and devices.
Short messaging service is more specifically accomplished through texting.
Mobile marketing has a quick response time, which is an average of four minutes. This is because with something like a mobile phone, the receiver is alerted by their phone ringing that you have sent them a message.
This makes mobile marketing perfect for Continue reading
Ten Free Marketing Strategies for your Small Business
Any small business these days will use Internet marketing strategies to make more sales. With three out of four people using the Internet regularly in North America today, it is easier than ever to get the
word out about your business. Even if you only sell locally, the Internet is still the most looked at resource for information.
It is now free and extremely cheap to set up a quality website or blog and also easy to do so even if you have no technical expertise.
Most website technology is now point and click, and websites and blogs are also easy to get ranked with simple instructions from Continue reading
The Right Email Marketing Software Will Pay for Itself in Many Ways
Any marketing person will tell you that an email marketing campaign with no tracking is useless even if it produces some sales.
This is why the right email marketing software is designed to track many things so that you can increase the conversion rate on every campaign to make more sales. An example of email marketing software that does this is AWeber email marketing software.
However, before we talk about tracking emails, let’s talk about a few other things that email marketing software should do for you. Continue reading
Affiliate Marketing is a Fast Way to Start a Business
Affiliate marketing is a quick way to start a successful business if you do your homework.
An affiliate marketing program is where you make money or a commission when someone buys a company’s product based on a referral from your website. There are three basic kinds of affiliate marketing: pay-per-lead, pay-per-click, and pay-per-sale.
For many people, to be successful with affiliate marketing is about finding the best payouts and the highest selling products.
However, this is not the kind of homework we are talking about. The fact of the matter is, affiliate marketing works when many people visit your website or blog that are interested in the product that your affiliate company is selling.
So while it is important to do some research on the companies that sell products and how much commission they pay, the real work is in getting Continue reading
All the successful entrepreneurs share a common belief. It’s the “Can Do” attitude. It doesn’t matter what’s going on around them, who says it can’t be done, who says it can, they put on the blinders and do it. They make it happen.
Now along the way, we all pick up skills we need to develop to deal with different aspects of our businesses. As you grow and develop and learn more about how to do business and you start experiencing success, you develop your self confidence. You become more comfortable having intelligent conversations with other people in your industry.
You learn to set goals. And then you learn how to achieve them. Just thinking I’d like to make a million dollars this year isn’t going to do it. You need a plan. You need to plan your work and work your plan.
And you have to learn how to guard your time. You have to be ruthless with your time management. I set a schedule for myself so my day is broken up into blocks.
– I answer my email first thing in the morning.
– Next I spend 2 hours on my marketing.
– I work on projects for about 3 hours
– I take about an hour at the end of the day to tie up loose ends
Time is more valuable than money. It’s the only thing all human beings share. None of us has more or less hours in a day. And you can never get back an hour you waste. But if you want to succeed online you have to start with a “can do attitude”.