Make Money Best Business Online Income Boost
Making money on-line is not as easy as some internet marketers claim to be. For every overnight-rags-to-riches success stories out there, there are 10 times more stories about people failing in their on-line endeavors.
And for every success stories out there, there are just as many stories about the hardship and struggles these people have to endure to eventually achieve and enjoy the amount of success that they are basking in now.
So if you are an aspiring internet marketer or have been one for quite some time now, you will eventually find out (one way or another) that there really is no short cut to long-term success. The only way is the long way, and it’s always paved with hard work and effort.
However, this is the same path that can lead you to your ultimate goal of success if you persist and stick to it.
Like I said before, there is no real short cut to success (with the exception of striking the national lottery) but there are certainly some ways which you can help accelerate that process to help you get there a little sooner. One of the best ways of doing so is to do something that you know for a fact that works. Here are some of those ways:
You should use niche blogs because it serve to cater to a smaller subset of certain market. Just because it’s a subset of a certain market, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t money to be earned from there.
Quite the contrary niche markets can be very profitable and in many ways it is easier and simpler to market to this kind of target market because it is more specific, nevertheless the demand is still there thus making it very business.
Niche markets also tend to get overlooked by other internet marketers because these internet marketers are very ambitious. Which is not a totally bad idea, but if you are a start-up company, how are you going to compete with the other big boys in the current industry who are doing the very same thing but have been better established financially and historically. It’s simply hard for a small business to compete and survive in such a scenario.
But all is not lost.
Small and start up internet marketers should definitely aim for smaller niche markets. The key here is to focus on one long enough and once that niche blog is already able to stand on its two feet, then the internet marketer should simply move on making a new and different niche blog, thus effectively multiplying his or her income stream. Rinse and repeat.
Chasing The Long Tail (Keywords)
Long tail keywords are basically keywords which contain 3 or more words in it. Just like niche blogs, long tail keywords are mostly overlooked, and it is true that long tail keywords are infrequently used search terms but people who knows what they want or are already in the “buying” mode mostly uses long tail keywords to find what they want, and they are just looking for the place to get it.
So long tail keywords are more targeted. Therefore by utilizing long tail keywords on your website, you are pulling targeted traffic thus significantly increasing your conversion rate.
It’s also easier to rank using long tail keywords thus easily putting your website in the first page of the search engine results ranking and possibly in the very first position of the ranks even. Studies have shown that the top 5 websites in the search engine results attracts the most clicks.
Producing Reports (And Selling Them)
Being an affiliate is a great way to make money online. When you can successfully market and promote vendor products, you get a nice cut of 40, 50 or even 70 percent worth of commissions. But what if you had the option of getting the entire amount of the sale of yourself, say all 100% of it?
Well, you can and here’s how.
You do this by coming with your very own products. One current and yet very effective method of producing your very own product comes in the form of reports. The beauty about producing your very own reports is that it can cost relatively zero money to produce (provided if you are capable in every aspect of the report development).
Chances are if you are reading this article right now, you already have every tool you need to create a report of your own to sell.
A report doesn’t have to be lengthy or even complex. As long as it is educational, and serves a purpose that your target market finds very valuable, it will be good enough to market. What is important is that you write a report about a subject that you are truly knowledgeable and passionate about.
Your content must always revolve around your target audience. It must serve to help them in one way or another, be it to solve a problem, a how-to instruction, or informational, which serves to educate.
By producing your very own reports and selling them you, can reap in 100% of all the profits from the sales, and it is certainly a fast and effective way to make money online as reports are very much popular right now because they are a no fluff product that gives its target market exactly what it wants and how it wants it.
Or you can sit back and start an affiliate campaign and let your affiliates to the marketing and promotion for you. You won’t get 100% of the profits from each sale this way but considering you are doing next to nothing because people are doing all the marketing, promoting and selling for you, it still does sound like a very good deal.
Affiliate Offers that Keep On Paying You
There are many kinds of products out there that can bring you a nice commission amount for each successful sale. However, these of affiliate products are only good for 1 payment and 1 payment only (coming from the same customer).
The best kind of affiliate marketing would be best where you could promote offers, which allows you to earn recurring commission instead. Take, for example, instead of products, you could choose to promote a service which requires clients to pay a monthly sum of money. But for every month they stay subscribed or for each time they renew their subscription, you get a small commission as well.
Even though the initial amount will not rival that of a commission from a one-time sale of a product, the amount will add up, and you will eventually earn more from the same customer from recurring commissions. At the same time you don’t have to do anything about it but sit back and just wait.
Promoting affiliate offers which offer affiliates a recurring commission is certainly a perfect example of a passive income.
Internet marketing can prove to be a profitable business for anyone who wants to dabble in it. But you must first acknowledge and recognize that there is indeed going to be plenty of hard work involved on your part, and one should not just be passive and wait for everything to fall in his or her lap. You have to go out there and get things going by yourself.
Only then will you be on the right path to success.
Originally posted 2012-09-25 12:48:18.