Starting An Online Business

Written by Terri Seymour

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Promoting your website:

Computer Information:

I do not want to discourage you from starting an online business, but I do want to prepare you for what it takes to build your business. Do not be afraid to ask more experienced netpreneurs for help and advice. Most people will be only too glad to help a Newbie get started. Join some good email discussion lists to learn from others:

So if you are thinking about starting an online business, just remember that it takes a lot of time, work, commitment, passion, dedication and perseverance. But I would also like to tell you that it is very rewarding, educational, challenging, exciting, and enjoyable. I thoroughly enjoy helping people, making new friends, being in control of my own business, and being able to make decisions based on what I feel is right to build my reputation and business.

If you feel that you want to takerepparttar time and put inrepparttar 117865 effort to build an online business, I say Congratulations and I wish you allrepparttar 117866 best!!

Terri Seymour owns and operates is a website, ezine and service which provides the resources, tools, guidance and more to help you start, publish and promote your own ezine. You can contact Terri at Subscribe at or visit for lots more info.

The TAO of the Internet Entrepreneur

Written by Muhammad Nasser

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* Get rid of allrepparttar flashy logos and graphics that take forever to down load on your site, buyers don't want flash, they want answers.

* Design your site as if YOU were going to buy from it, makerepparttar 117864 site easy to Read in as many screen formats as possible and reduce graphics to decrease download time. Serverepparttar 117865 customer, NOT your vanity.

* Keep texts and explanations torepparttar 117866 point.

* Don't makerepparttar 117867 buyer look for your name and contact information, Put it where they can see it, atrepparttar 117868 top and bottom ofrepparttar 117869 pages.

* Place key links such as order form links at top and bottom of page.

* When Emailing potential clients, send out only what you think you can handle in potential responses, mailings of 10.000 is usually good you may get 50 to 100 responses.

* When sending your offer to potential buyers, send only a request to send more information and then let your auto responders send them an offer with your web page link to view your product and choose to buy.

4. Thus also isrepparttar 117870 man of calling,repparttar 117871 more he givesrepparttar 117872 more he has.

If you use a web page at all in your business, make it a place people value coming to. Give something of value and give it for free.


All these things can be offered just by creating links to other sites, you don't have to reinventrepparttar 117873 wheel.

5. Practice your craft.

In all aspects of your business you should work on your style of doing things. Don't just throw together a sales letter, sit down in a quiet room withrepparttar 117874 TV off and let your talents flow.

Choose words that have power and generate emotional responses like: FREE ,NEW, NOW, SUCCESS, OPPORTUNITY, MONEY, POWER, WORK FOR YOURSELF. Rework and rework till you are satisfied, ifrepparttar 117875 text would encourage you to buy someone else's product then it might encourage someone else to buy yours!

Particularly with regard to advertising copy, you must honerepparttar 117876 subject matter down to at least a fifth grade level. People MUST getrepparttar 117877 message inrepparttar 117878 first line That your product or service will solve their problem! Study other ads you see and dissect them forrepparttar 117879 words that got your attention inrepparttar 117880 first place. Chances are they will attract people to your ad too. Take your time with this process, it often take many incarnations of ad copy to get it right.

6. Above all, to thine own self be true.

This isrepparttar 117881 best advice I can offer. If you are promising to make millionaires out of people you had better be one yourself Before you try it. No body wants advice on how to make a million dollars from some one who Does not yet have a million dollars.

If you have no wealth you can only teach poverty.

If you have no vision you can only lead others astray.

If you are not free you can only put others in chains.

Practice simplicity in all aspects of your business.

Last but not least, be persistent.

Never give uprepparttar 117882 burning quest for success inrepparttar 117883 business you have chosen. You will never succeed unless you believe you will. That belief in yourself is halfrepparttar 117884 battle. Planing your working and working your plan isrepparttar 117885 other half.

Muhammad Nasser is Publisher of the Africalink Quarterly Newsletter, The Middle East Banking List, The AAA Credit Guide and the Guide to Import Export in Global Africa. Mr.Nasser is available for media commentary and can be reached at:"

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