Web Business Success: From Zero to Profit In Seven Days

Written by David Howlett


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David Howlett is an independent web consultant based in the UK. David helps clients get more qualified visitors and then convert them into action.http://www.davidhowlett.co.uk


3 Simple Ways to Start Your Home Based Internet Business Right Now

Written by Andrea Hayhurst


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3-Sell a Hard Good or Downloadable Infoproduct

Okay, okay, I know this one doesn't sound so simple or easy, but to be honest, it's really not as hard as it might first appear. Selling a hard good entails offering a real physical product (like fishing poles, for instance) for sale in your own online retail store. If this idea really appeals to you, go for it. Brainstorm some products you would enjoy selling, then do some keyword research in Wordtracker to develop a targeted niche within that market (deep sea fishing poles?).

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Byrepparttar 116791 way, I know of some guys who have about 10 or 15 of these little mini sites set up selling little reports on niche topics and raking in an average of $2,000 a month from each site. And they're incredibly easy to set up and practically run on autopilot once you do!

Well, there you have it. Just a few relatively simple ways to get you started onrepparttar 116792 way to raking in YOUR share ofrepparttar 116793 internet gold mine!

Andrea Hayhurst is an internet marketing professional and publishes "How to Succeed Online", a fresh and informative newsletter dedicated to supporting people like YOU! If you`re looking for the top rated home business opportunities, the latest time saving tools and helpful support from a friend in the business, come by and grab a free subscription today at http://www.Your-E-Source.com


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