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Using the Internet for Business – My 10 Point Plan

Starting and running a business used to be expensive, time consuming and hard work…. and did I mention expensive?

You needed premises, whether an office or a store front, you needed to pay rent, electric, property tax, community charges, fixtures and fittings, staffing costs etc etc. Then there was the time that all this takes to setup and look after. Customers were limited to the surrounding areas and certain times of the day.

With the internet that all changed. Now your reach can be global with millions of potential customers in hundreds of different countries. Your setup costs are minor, taxes and expenses are minimal because you don’t need to employ anyone, although you can employ outsourced labour if you don’t want to work so hard yourself.

To get a business online these days the easiest way is to do the following:

1. Get a hosting account

2. Buy a domain name

3. Install WordPress on your hosting account

4. Install a nice theme, make sure it has areas for adverts.

5. Load WordPress with plugins that make WordPress search engine friendly

6. Choose a subject and start blogging about it. Build up a collection of content on your website that people will enjoy reading and looking at.

7. Add links to relevant products and promotions to monitize the blog.

8. Link your blog to facebook, twitter and other social networks.

9. Start building backlinks by writing and submitting articles.

10. Run an advertising campaign to build more traffic.

How simple is that? Okay so there are a few more details for each of those steps but in a nutshell, that is an outline plan that will guide you.

Fast Internet and Online Business – 4 Ways to Internet and Online Business

The online world of business is expanding at a very fast pace. All those businesses which have a respectable market share these days are trying to show their web presence. Without having your own web site, no business can survive today. The internet and online businesses are better than the other forms of business in many ways. There are some particular points which one can note. These include much lesser over head costs, a bigger target market and an ease to promote your product to the whole of your market at a lesser cost. If you want to succeed in the online world of business, there are many ways of doing it. Some of the important ways are listed below.

1. You can get into the merchandising business online. There are lots and lots of grocery stores on the internet which are serving huge markets. The difference between an ordinary grocery store and an online grocery store is that you can check the availability of fresh items on the racks without physically going through the hassle of grocery shopping.

2. If you have a manufacturing unit, you can start off with that unit. Bring it online and start taking orders online.

3. If you are a service provider, you can start catering to the needs of people in a much bigger area with the online business.

4. If you want to use the internet as a part time business only, you can participate in the affiliate programs or copy writing projects etc on the web to make a decent living.

These are few of the ways which can lead you to the success in online business.