A Bag of Ice is a Bar of Gold: Assessing True Value in an Online Business

Written by David Moore

I was privileged to assist in relief efforts duringrepparttar hurricane season in Florida last summer. There was no pecking order for those who stood in line for hours at our distribution site. They came from every economic strata, and they stood in line and waited patiently. The reactions, however, were similar, when they were finally handed a bag of ice and a case of bottled water. One relief worker stated it aptly. “You give someone a bag of ice and from their reaction you’d think you had given them a bar of gold.”

Why do I tell this story? Because it illustratesrepparttar 138797 point that perspective is everything. This is so even in designing and implementing an online business. If you give someone something they highly value at a particular moment of need it is as if you are handing them a bar of gold.

Those who are most successful in this business are those who genuinely care about others. They don’t offer people a product or service forrepparttar 138798 sole purpose of earning income. They see income asrepparttar 138799 residual, but they see helping other people solve their own financial problems asrepparttar 138800 outcome through which they deriverepparttar 138801 most satisfaction and good feeling.

Don’t misunderstand. I’m not suggesting that everyone who makes a lot of money is driven by generosity and contributing to helping meetrepparttar 138802 needs of others. What I am suggesting to you is that those withrepparttar 138803 greatest long-term income generating success, whether it be an online business or not, think a lot about how their own success is helping other people, and because of this they spend more money investing in people than they do investing in technology.

William Pollard, chairman and CEO of ServiceMaster, said it this way. “They work at making themselves available. They are givers rather than takers. They know that their results will be measured beyond their workplace, and thatrepparttar 138804 real story (to their success) will be told inrepparttar 138805 changed lives of others.”

The Fastest & Easiest Way To Start An Online Business

Written by Mark Flavin

To start a real internet business there are a few neccessities

1) A Product To Sell, 2) A website with great sales copy to generate sales,

3) Direct quality targeted traffic to your website,

4) Collectrepparttar email address's of people who enter & exit your website so you can sell to them at a later stage.

That my friends in a nut shell is a real internet business. So how do you go about creating one.

Well step one is you need a product. The best & easiest product to sell online is an ebook. There are two things you can do

1)Write your own,

2)Find one with resell rights.

If you are writing one yourself I recommend writing about something you have a lot of knowledge on & have a lot of interest in, such as a hobby for example a hedline may read "Amazing fising tips that will have you reeling inrepparttar 138796 big ones in no time" So if you have an interest in fishing, then a product to help people improve there catch may be your product. What ever your interest, find something that gives you an advantage over everyone else, write about it and sell it!

Generating good sales copy can be tough you have got to capturerepparttar 138797 heart & emotion ofrepparttar 138798 person readingrepparttar 138799 copy & eventually lead them to buying your product! Here is a great free ebook on sales copy http://nicetodobusiness.com/mindcontrol.pdf

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