7 Tips for Starting A Lucrative Internet Marketing Business

Internet marketing is quickly becoming a very significant alternative for individuals who want to make more income without working two or three jobs.

In this post I’m going to present you with 7 tips that you can make use of to create an internet income that will pay the bills and leave you with money left over. Wouldn’t it be nice to actually have money left over from something?

The seven tips are as follows:

#1 Find a market you’re interested in.

There are practically hundreds of markets that you can set up shop in. However it’s important that you choose something that will hold your attention. A big mistake is to choose a market that you have no interest in. Your lack of passion will impede your marketing efforts. You’ll get bored and abandon it.

#2 Be sure people are spending money.

The most effective way to determine whether or not the market you’ve chosen will make any money is to first see if money is currently being spent.

You can do a search on Google or the search engine of your preference and visit the top websites to see what they are selling. If there are paid advertisements on the right side of the page, this is an indication that others are bringing in enough profits to justify their advertising expense. No PPC ads means there’s no profit.

#3 Develop a customer profile.

It is one thing to select a profitable market, but it is quite another to know specifically who your customers are in that market. What do they like? How old are they? Do they have children? Are they single? Married? Male? Female? These are just a few questions that will help you to pinpoint exactly who you are marketing to and how to customize your advertising to their interests.

Tip: Pick a product to buy and take notes as you put yourself through the buying process. Cool right?

#4 Give them what they already want.

Conventional thinking when it comes to business requires that you come up with a completely unique, never before seen idea, that will “wow” the socks off of your customers.

But the internet is an altogether different animal and the most effective online marketers simply give hungry buyers more of what they want. Find out what people are buying and sell more of it to them. 

Don’t sell people what they need… sell them what they want.

#5 Invest time to creating your own brand.

Brand awareness online is critical to developing a business that attracts interested prospects,

customers and repeat buyers. The more recognizable your brand becomes, the easier it is to create additional products that provide value and sell like hotcakes.

#6 Put everything down on paper.

Sometimes you just have to shut off the computer and pull out a good old fashioned pencil and a piece of paper. Successful people are successful because they plan. If you fail to plan, plan to fail.

You may have seen that somewhere before but it makes a huge difference in the results you can reasonably expect.

#7 Take a business viewpoint.

This is critical to your success online. Much of the frustration and discouragement individuals experience when trying to build a profitable internet business results from treating their business like a hobby.

A business is a business whether it’s online or in your neighborhood. If you had invested $100,000 or more to get started, what approach would you take to your business then?


Do you agree or disagree? Your comments are important so could you leave one below and tell me what YOU think?


3 Responses to “7 Tips for Starting A Lucrative Internet Marketing Business”

  • noke on November 7, 2011

    great tips, thank you to share, very nice post
    Very useful for beginners.

  • online payday loans on November 9, 2011

    I like your 7th point that is “take a business viewpoint”. think big make big. nice stuff.

  • Buy Content on November 13, 2011

    I have been in Business Management now since 5 years. When it comes to some online business certainly there are some important steps one should consider before digging into some business. You have done a nice job while sharing quality of the information and some of the points are good as well, especially when it comes to return on investment.

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