How To Start Your Internet Business

Written by Michael Tee

Starting an internet business may not be as hard as you think it is. You don’t have to be a computer whiz or a professional copywriter to start an online business. All you need is to put in a little hard work and research how others are doing it, and then dorepparttar same. Here is an example of how you can start an online business usingrepparttar 141744 one page sales letter model.

You need to have:

A Product You Can Sell

This is where you choose a product you are going to market. You can bring a product intorepparttar 141745 market either by creating your own, purchasing resale rights or being an affiliate. An E-book is considered a good choice because it is easy to create and resale rights to some really good E-books could be easily obtained. The good thing about E-books is that it is in electronic form so you would not have to worry aboutrepparttar 141746 cost of delivering goods and it isrepparttar 141747 fastest way to have a product that you can sell.

A Domain Name

If you are serious about building your online business, you should be investing in a good domain name. Having a good domain name will create an impression that you are taking your business seriously and it would give your website some extra credibility. It would be wise to choose a descriptive domain name for your website. If your product is about building an online business, you might want to consider includingrepparttar 141748 word “internet” or “home-business” in your domain name. A domain name can be registered at

A Credit Card Processing System

Accepting payment through your website is an important part of doing business onrepparttar 141749 Internet. You are losing a great amount of business if you're not accepting online payments and processing orders online. Studies have shown you can increase your online sales up to 400% simply by accepting credit cards. In addition, you can increase your sales further by offering a combination of payment options. Here are some services you might want to consider:

iBill – – PayPal – ClickBank –

A Follow-Up Autoresponder System

As soon as your website is up and running, there would be visitors viewing your sales letter and chances are they are not going to buy your productrepparttar 141750 first time they visit your site. You will find it important to collect prospects email address when they leave because if you don’t, they are going to click away without saving your web address and they are gone forever and they will forget your site ever existed. This is why you need a great follow up system so you can remind opt-in prospects about your product and why they should buy from you. To build a good follow up system, you will need an autoresponder. An autoresponder is a program or service that you can use to send your prospects a series of follow-up emails or updates about your product at anytime you want. You can find some really good services here.

Sole-Proprietors, Prevent Identity Theft by Getting an EIN

Written by Ellen Zucker

Obtaining an EIN or employer identification number is a good idea if you are a sole-proprietor.

From time to time, you'll be asked to provide your social security number or employer ID to clients or governmental agencies. Once you do that you have no control over which client employees and others can view your number.

With identity theft an ever increasing problem, reducingrepparttar need to give out your social security numer can only be a good idea.

The best way to do that is to have an employer identification number.

In fact, having an EIN is mandatory for almost any business that is set up as something other than a sole-proprietorship.

This isrepparttar 141699 IRS checklist for businesses that are required to have an Employer Identification Number.

• You have employees. • You are set up as a corporation or partnership. • You file tax returns for Employment, Excise, or Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. • You withhold taxes on income, other than wages, paid to a non-resident alien. • You have a Keogh plan. • You are involved in a trust. (There are some exceptions, checkrepparttar 141700 IRS site). • You are involved in one ofrepparttar 141701 following types of organizations: Estates, real estate mortgage conduits, non-profits, farmer's cooperatives, and plan administrators.

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