ABC's Of Building An eBusiness

Written by Dan Farrell

The ABC's Of Building A New eBusiness

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Find a niche market that you have some experience or interest in. You will be more motivated to research, create and market a web site and determinerepparttar optimum promotional strategy if you have a 'passion' forrepparttar 102459 subject.

For instance, say you are a musician or have interest in musical instruments, Next, you need to scope outrepparttar 102460 demand and competition onrepparttar 102461 internet. You can find this out in many ways, one is to go to http// or http// and do a search which will give yourepparttar 102462 number of pages of competition listed. As of this date, 'musical instruments turned up 2,460,000 web sites! But 'used musical instruments' only 848,000.

As far as demand, go to http// and do a search forrepparttar 102463 number of times musical instruments (68,294 searches) or used musical instruments (2,094 searches) was requested. Much more demand forrepparttar 102464 more general term, 'musical instruments than 'used musical instruments' but also much more competition. You might even want to reduce your keyword phrases to more of a 'niche' market, such as Homemade musical instruments or discount musical instrument.

Now that you have decided onrepparttar 102465 product(s) you want to sell online, you need to establish a web site and/or ezine/newsletter. Decide on a domain name. This is a very important task as search engines place some importance onrepparttar 102466 name relating to whatrepparttar 102467 sites theme is. You can do a search to determine whether your chosen name is available at most domain name registrar sites. They call it a whois search. You will need a web host,repparttar 102468 one I recommend is Host4Profit, http// but there are many web hosts available. Make sure you getrepparttar 102469 features you need such as bandwidth, POP email accounts, autoresponders, and total capacity.

You can do a whois search, register your domain name and start building a web site immediately. Host4Profit also offer some instant businesses you can start selling when you sign up. It is affordable and their services are excellent.

How To Use Articles To Build Your Affiliate Program

Written by Michael Southon

Articles arerepparttar perfect promotional tool for your affiliates - they bring in more sales than banners, book covers, and ezine ads. Your affiliates can post them on their website, use them in their newsletter, or turn them into a free eBook.

Onerepparttar 102458 easiest ways to build your affiliate program is to offer your articles as a zip file and allow people to replacerepparttar 102459 link inrepparttar 102460 resource box with their affiliate link.

Here is how to do it:

1. Copy all your articles as text files, formatted to 60 characters-per-line, to a single folder on your hard disk.

2. Create another text file inrepparttar 102461 same folder called 'index of articles' which lists each article by title and file name.

3. Inrepparttar 102462 'index of articles' write a brief message explaining how to join your affiliate program and how to customizerepparttar 102463 affiliate link inrepparttar 102464 resource box.

You can see an example of this at:

Then just zip your 'articles' folder using WinZip. WinZip is free and can be downloaded from:

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