5 Success Strategies for Newcomers Who Want to Start an Internet Business

Written by Candice Pardue

Thinking of Starting an Online Business? Here's what to do:

1. Establish Your Credibility by Getting Your Own Domain Name

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2. Increase Profitability by Reaching Your Target Customers

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Hint: Use hot buttons to sell benefits and .....

3. Design a Simple Site That Sells

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Psychology of the Self-Employed - Are you a candidate?

Written by Chuck Crawley

Did you know that every week, 125,000 people start a home based business?

Did you also know that 80% of most small business starts fail withinrepparttar first 6 months?

Self-employment,repparttar 117992 American Dream, or is it?

First what arerepparttar 117993 benefits of becoming self-employed.

** Less commuting ** An Escape fromrepparttar 117994 "rat race" ** More time for yourself and your family ** Become your OWN boss ** Unlimited Income potential

A real dream come true!

Exactly what does self-employment mean anyway?

Well, let's break it down.

According to Webster's Desk Dictionary SELF means, "a person or thing considered as a complete and separate individual", "by oneself or itself", "a persons nature or character","independent","automatic","self-operating".

Can you see yourself inrepparttar 117995 above definitions? If you can't then you better keep your day job. Remember, 80% of most business startups fail inrepparttar 117996 first six months. What will you do afterrepparttar 117997 first six months in business if you still aren't making a profit?

Here'srepparttar 117998 Psychology ofrepparttar 117999 Self-Employed:

====================================================== "A person or thing considered as a complete and separate individual" ====================================================== The true self-employed individual is complete in everyway. Head strong and confident in his purpose and goals. Separate in his convictions, which places him aboverepparttar 118000 crowd. Different in that he operates based on his own understanding and beliefs. When allrepparttar 118001 hype has dissipated, he is still guided byrepparttar 118002 Big Picture and continues to move forward. Success in his mind in imminent.

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