Tips to establish an online business step-by-step.

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This is a semi-detailed guide to establish your business framework on the internet. In summary, there are only five or six steps to accomplish what will be the basic foundation of your online business.

For this guide we are focusing on establishing a basic infrastructure for Affiliate Marketing and you will discover the infrastructure can also be used for other types of marketing. Later, if you want to venture out into other types of marketing all you have to do is make minimal changes as necessary.

Step 1. Google Mail

The first step is to obtain a reliable Email Account with Google Mail, also know as GMail. The majority of Internet Marketers utilize GMail for the reliability and everything you need is provided. You will need an email address to join all affiliate programs and PayPal.

Tips: When selecting an email address it is a good idea to use your website domain name. Examples: yourdomainname@googlemail.com. Also, you may use the short email address @gmail.com because Google automatically redirects for you! You can use the short email address when you run campaigns and give the email address to people, example: yourdomainname@gmail.com.

Tip: Make sure you save the email address and your password.

Step 2. PayPal

Go to: https://www.paypal.com and signup for your own PayPal Account.
PayPal is an online payment processor. All reliable affiliate companies utilize PayPal. The primary reason you need PayPal is to receive the affiliate commissions.

Tip: There are different types of PayPal accounts. Select the basic account to get started. Also, you may always select a different type of account at a later date. However, if you will sell products and/or services then it is a good idea to obtain a Premier Business Account. Be advised that any type of account other than the basic account does take more time.

Last, use your GMail email address that you created in step 1. Tip: Make sure you save the email address and your password.

Step 3. Website Host.

Go to: https://www.bluehost.com or https://www.hostgator.com

The third step is to obtain your website host. There are many good website hosts and we recommend BlueHost and HostGator for two primary reasons: Both are reliable for paying out affiliate commissions and both provide reliable hosting.

Be advised that affiliates are not permitted to signup for their own website hosting account through their own affiliate link. This is the industry standard with all reliable website hosts.

Tips: If you have a partner, signup for your own website hosting using a partner's affiliate link. Your company and your partners should have an agreement in place to remit the commissions. However, if at this time, you do not have an partner simply move forward and signup with BlueHost or HostGator.

It is important to know that the cheapest hosting is a "Shared Hosting Account" and it is good for a starter business. Also, you can always upgrade your hosting at any time at a later date. This is a good idea to get started and learn the ropes as you move forward.

It is also important to know that most affiliate programs only approve affiliates that already have a website. The affiliate program manager may review the website to insure that all of the affiliate program policies, terms and conditions are adhered to as a condition of the approval process. Also, some companies do not review the website, but they do make it mandatory that you provide a website.

Last, use your GMail email address that you created in step 1.

Step 4. Email Autoresponder.
Go to: http://www.aweber.com and http://www.getresponse.com

The fourth step is to obtain your autoresponder service. We recommend Aweber and GetResponse for three primary reasons: Both are reliable and provide excellent delivery rates, paying out affiliate commissions, and excellent Referral Programs.

Tips: GetResponse has a free temporary personal autoresponder service. It is a good idea to join the affiliate program and the referral program and at a later date - signup for the free autoresponder service. Be advised that the policies are always changing and that is good for your business. As of this writing all GetResponse clients are automatically assigned an affiliate ID. However, unless your business is officially pre-approved as an affiliate then your business may or may now receive an award from the Awards Program. In any event, and again.. policies are always changing it is best to join the affiliate program as well as the award program and keep abreast of all the changes.

Last, use your GMail email address that you created in step 1.



Step 5. JVZoo

Go to: http://www.jvzoo.com/affiliates

The fifth step is to obtain your JVZoo Affiliate Account. We highly recommend JVZoo for many reasons, but not limited to: JVZoo is reliable for paying out commissions, JVZoo promotes a two tier affiliate program, JVZoo promotes both sellers and affiliates, and much more.

Last, use your GMail email address that you created in step 1.

Conclusion
Congratulations! You have completed the necessary steps and you are now an established online marketer. There are more ways to establish your infrastructure of course and you will more than likely discover that you are now prepared to venture into other types of marketing.

Enjoy.
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  • Profile picture of the author ibb6201
    thank you I will give it a try as a newbie.
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  • Profile picture of the author oskarjose
    Excellent guide to take into account the necessary infrastructure to start any internet start.

    To complete the information and make this post more productive for all I would recommend the use of a corporate email for the following: today, large email providers such as gmail, yohoo, outlook, filter marketing campaigns that are not sent from corporate emails, so you run the risk that your newsletter will always be ignored and sent directly to the spam folder.

    If you already have a domain and hosting in your control panel you can create a corporate email for example info@yourdomainname, in your autoresponder you use that corporate email that you have created, and for your convenience what you need to do is redirect the mail that arrives to your corporate email to your gmail email.

    This simple advice will avoid losses and increase the effectiveness of your email campaigns. Regards!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
      Originally Posted by oskarjose View Post

      Excellent guide to take into account the necessary infrastructure to start any internet start.
      To complete the information and make this post more productive for all I would recommend the use of a corporate email for the following: today, large email providers such as gmail, yohoo, outlook, filter marketing campaigns that are not sent from corporate emails, so you run the risk that your newsleter will always be ignored and sent directly to the spam folder.
      If you already have a domain and hosting in your control panel you can create a corporate email for example info@yourdomainname, in your autoresponder you use that corporate email that you have created, and for your convenience what you need to do is redirect the mail that arrives to your corporate email to your gmail email. This simple advice will avoid losses and increase the effectiveness of your email campaigns. Regards!
      Good tip! Very important tip!! Actually, it is one of the very first steps seasoned webmasters will do when configuring the website host cPanel.

      This is doable after you have your website hosting control panel, cPanel. Only takes a minute or two.

      Guide for HostGator
      Support Portal Home » Specialized Help » Email » Email Management » How Do I Create Email Accounts in cPanel?

      WikiHow Guide
      How to Forward Email to Gmail
      This is doable after you have your Gmail account.
      Forwarding Yahoo Mail » Forwarding Outlook Web Mail » Forwarding AOL Mail » Forwarding Apple/iCloud Mail » Forwarding Hotmail » Forwarding Gmail to Gmail Community » Q&A8 References
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  • Profile picture of the author Puhoy
    Great tips for beginners, good on ya m8!
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    thank youfor your time to write this post!
    I love the last part, we are starting now to. sell on JVZoo as a sellers and believe me its the best way how to get free and fast traffic for your offer
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  • Profile picture of the author PaulLanders
    Thanks for the advice, but I still do not understand how much time you made a business using this guide?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
      Originally Posted by PaulLanders View Post

      Thanks for the advice, but I still do not understand how much time you made a business using this guide?

      Some people are internet and computer savvy, so it they can do it all in two to three hours. Others may take half a day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Maluka IAS
    Thanks for sharing this valuable post. I'll surely follow these rules and steps as a newbie.
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Well this its basic guide but please tell me how you promote jvzoo products ? Me i promote by making review videos what about your strategy
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
      Originally Posted by spartan14 View Post

      Well this its basic guide but please tell me how you promote jvzoo products ? Me i promote by making review videos what about your strategy

      This guide is about how to establish an online business. It is not about how to use JVZoo. Suggest you use the forum search or start your own thread to find out more about how to use JVZoo.
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