The Free Guide to Starting an Internet Business Introduction
Internet business basics, step-by-step to starting your own online business
By Shelley Lockwood
Introduction to The Free Guide to Starting an Internet business:
Thinking about starting an Internet Business but don't know where to begin? Trying to overcome a failed attempt at your own Internet business? Discouraged by all they hype? Just looking for a legitimate way to make some extra money?
I know the feeling; it's like you need a shovel to sift through all the information floating around on the net. Too much information isn't only overwhelming it can hold you back from getting your Internet business started at all. Read more about "Information Overload".
I'll stress it here; you'll probably hear it from me again, gather relevant information sparingly, keep it organized and budget your "information gleaning" time effectively.
Learn in stages......
What you must know before starting to make informed decisions
What you can learn hands-on while building a home Internet business
What you should learn to grow or expand your Internet base business
I'll reiterate one more time: The Internet is information; loads and loads of information. Tons of it is free. Once you start to make money online plan to invest some of it on learning. Invest wisely - buy only from those who practice what they preach.
My personal rule of thumb? I only buy products or services from (or recommended by) someone who I have confidence in. How do they gain my confidence? By teaching me something of value for free and even then only if they offer an iron-clad refund guarantee.
I buy it, I put it into practice and if it doesn't deliver the promised results I request a refund.
But at first.....invest your money only in the tools that you need to start & build your Internet business. That's right; don't spend money on information until you have made money from your website. Then re-invest a portion of your profits.
With that in mind.....
The Free Guide to "Starting an Internet Business" Part I
A quick easy read with one goal in mind, to help you make informed decisions. Outlining what's involved in starting an Internet business from the effort it takes to the tools you need and what they should cost you.
Anyone who says you can start your own Internet business for free is misleading you as much as the ones touting the need to invest thousands. It doesn't have to cost a lot, but starting an Internet business isn't going to be free.
The free guide to starting an Internet Business
What is an Internet business, Is a work from home Internet business the right choice for you?
Why Start your OWN Internet Business? How to get started.
How much does it cost to start an online home based business?
The Free Guide to "Starting an Internet Business" Part II is a free course that teaches you ways make money online with your own theme based web site. Throughout the course you'll brainstorm Internet business ideas and evaluate their profitability. You gain first hand knowledge of the Internet as an industry, how to market and sell on the Internet, how to build websites that make money, how to generate multiple streams of income from a single website: the ultimate "How to" when it comes to starting an Internet business that makes money.
The Free Guide to "Starting an Internet Business" Part III contains advise, tips & techniques written by seasoned Internet Marketers. A glimpse into online marketing tactics that work from using simple signatures to more complicated methods like creating an autoresponder series. Online money making advise and ideas. Tips covering every aspect of Internet base business.
This is where you'll find some fresh ideas and can profit from free advise without getting bogged down in searches. Your chance to benefit from someone else's (mine that is) hours of searching & scanning for credible information.
I highly recommend bookmarking the list of articles until you've completed Starting an Internet Business Parts 1 & 2 (and the course!) Then come back regularly (articles are added all the time). It's important to stay focused or you'll never get started.
Part II keeps you on the straight and narrow. Jumping ahead could lead you off the path and into temptation.
Go ahead and take a peek but don't get off track, bookmark it for later then close the window.
Reminder: Though you'll be tempted to..... Don't buy any information products before you start earning money from your website..... Don't buy information products from someone who hasn't pre-delivered something of value to you..... Do take advantage of the free advise offered.....Don't just read it - Do try it out....Do consider the quality of what they delivered free.
When you are ready to pay for information (ongoing learning should be one of your goals) buy from those that pre-delivered the most benefits to you (don't forget the refund guarantee).
The Free Guide to Starting an Internet Business Table of Contents
Introduction: The Free Guide to Starting an Internet Business Introduction