Starting an online business

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What exactly is an online business? It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires offline ability or technical services.

Can information alone(ebooks,HTML) be enough?
Can a single authority blog with Adsense, or many niche blogs with ads, or YouTube channel, or being involved in a CPA network marketing be enough?
I was starting to realize to make money marketing online you would need to market to people who would buy whatever I am offering. My concern is I don't believe I have experience to make it. Is this normal and can a drop ship empire be enough
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      No. But I'm willing to build knowledge. All I can think of is buying traffic or investing money into paid advertising to promote offers from a network.
      So basically I am asking, is the best way long term is to get accepted into a network that offers high pay in terms of PPL/PPS
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      • Profile picture of the author yukon
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        First thing to ask is do you have any knowledge or expertise and passion in any kind of
        field ??
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        No. But I'm willing to build knowledge.




        So you have nothing?

        No education, no life experiences, nothing?

        You've never bought anything in your life, never received a gift, never payed bills, managed money, had a job, lost weight, had kids, married, dated, went to school, bought insurance, brush your teeth, nothing?

        Everything you do in your daily life are niches with millions of noobs online searching for answers.

        You've got something, you just need to open your eyes and look around to see what you already have to offer and then figure out a way to monetize. Don't over complicate it.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
          I have added a lot of spam to this post and hope you would answer some more. I have experiences but I wouldn't say enough experience to know how to bring income out of it. Which is where I get overwhelmed with all the competition.

          Should I begin by starting what I am good at, then research the competition or look at what is needed and then see if I can bring value to that niche audience?
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        • Profile picture of the author ilseparatio
          Everything you do in your daily life are niches with millions of noobs online searching for answers
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          Man, this is the best shit I ever read so far !
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  • Profile picture of the author cl7
    Online business is just like any other business. You build something that people need.

    To answer your 2nd and 3rd question... It really depend on your definition of "enough". Anything can be enough if you have the right amount of knowledge.. But then again, we're human, the more we have, the more we want. So the hard true answer is, no. It will never be enough.

    I suggest you do more research and find what is best suitable for you. Best of luck
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      That's a tough question to answer. I'm looking at something almost impossible to make a full time income which I'm afraid might be true.
      People who make products for click bank or businesses who create landing pages are looking for publishers to bring them traffic.
      Is it true that I can't make a business out of this by being an online affiliate marketer or marketing other products for others?
      I have no experiences building a business and it seems like a $200,000 upfront costs just to build a store or a 4-10 year learning investment to be a professional in a field. And then internet marketing comes to play, I hope you get what I mean but it seems backwards to expect a steady income by making econometrics webpages with amazon affiliate program..
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      • Profile picture of the author cl7
        Sorry, didn't see your reply till now. With online business, there is no definite answer to a question unless it is proven. If you think it's impossible, then chances are, it might be impossible. Now, I'm not being negative, I'm just trying to relate to you and you thoughts and if you don't have enough confident in your own ideas, who am I to disagree..

        You can make a business out of it. There will always be companies and individuals who need experts in driving traffic. If you can deliver good results, you'll be hella attractive.

        No experience?

        I jumped into affiliate marketing not knowing what the word "niche" is... First year into doing affiliate I made approximately.. hm.. $5? Yeah, a cup of coffee. I'm not gifted like others who learn right away but I am blessed with persistent.

        I think I've found all the ways to fail in this business. lol That is my experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    What exactly is an online business? It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires offline ability or technical services.

    Can information alone(ebooks,HTML) be enough?
    Can a single authority blog with Adsense, or many niche blogs with ads, or YouTube channel, or being involved in a CPA network marketing be enough?
    I was starting to realize to make money marketing online you would need to market to people who would buy whatever I am offering. My concern is I don't believe I have experience to make it. Is this normal and can a drop ship empire be enough
    What exactly are you looking for here?

    An online business is an entity that makes money online (IMO at least), why does it matter how many things you are involved with as long as you are making (enough) money?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Looking for a way to make money that best suits me. So far I see drop shipping or direct linking offers without having to own a website. Drop shipping would be on amazon/websites

      what are easy ways long term to make money online, is affiliate marketing? Direct linking to a target audience without having to write 1000 words or writing reviews for products like landing pages. Is affiliate marketing the least content method out there?




      I guess I'm looking to be spoon fed or to get confirmations that I'm doing right. I began with a blog in a niche and 6months seems a bit long for content creation just for Adsense
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      • Profile picture of the author Steve B
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        I guess I'm looking to be spoon fed or to get confirmations that I'm doing right.

        IMO, you're not doing it right.

        Forget about what you want for a minute and think about those you're planning to serve - you niche audience. Do you know who they are, what problems and challenges they have, what solutions they are looking to buy, where you can find them online? When you can answer these questions you will be able to start a business online that meets the demand of a particular marketplace.

        You will know what products you can sell, what the competition is doing, and where your best positioning will be among your competitors. You will be serving your audience, helping people, and offering them solutions that fit their problems. And these people will pay you for your help and for your knowledge and guidance in the niche.

        Solid, lasting businesses are built by people that understand their prospects and customers . . . not by those that want to take the easiest, least resistance path to quick profit for little work.

        The very best to you,

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  • Profile picture of the author Gambino
    What I'm hearing is "I'm looking for an easy way to make money long term without doing much/any work." The sooner you forget that pipe dream, the better.

    Real businesses require real work: researching, planning, developing, testing, etc, etc, etc.

    You're asking people to spoon feed you information and build a business for you and have given no indication that you've done any work yourself. Think about that for a minute.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Yes that's right. that is indeed a pipe dream so now I'm hit with a big obstacle.now I'm hit with some truths and am seeking answers no one has to give.
      I'm wasn't asking for a niche, or what works and what doesn't. What works and what doesn't? Is there no blue print online for internet marketing?
      1. Find a niche and research targeted audience
      2. Build a website around this.
      3. Drive traffic.
      There is obviously no right or wrong formula and I would have to find the answer to my own question and see what I'm good at. Now I know what internet marketing is now I just don't know how to take this information overload and build an actual business. Is it hard to get the top 10 on google with information alone?

      My idea of internet marketing and being successful of internet marketing was a pipe dream. Bringing large income with affiliate marketing as a beginner when the product creator is looking to be successful by using affiliate marketing as an advertiser, rather than me, a publisher trying to bring traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Turn the question around:

    What exactly is an OFFLINE business? It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires online ability or technical services.
    Not outrageous is it? Think how many different offline businesses (including services both blue collar and professional) there are. They advertise using online resources and media resources and track sales and marketing using technical services.

    The only thing really different about an online business is the low cost of a startup. You don't have to rent warehouse or office space - hire employees - stock shelves of a retail store or buy office equipment.

    without having to own a website
    An increasing number of new members are looking for ways to make money without having a website.

    Smarter in my opinion for new marketers to create a web presence with their own site or blog. It's like having a home base - a place online where you can expand your business, send people to create brand awareness or trust.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Wow that's tough. Offline business have advantage and online businesses seems like double the work.

      Offline businesses have something to offer. Whether it be a brick and mortar shop or a professional hair cut business. Then they use internet marketing to drive traffic to their shop.

      Online businesses have an opportunity to sell let's say click bank products. Someone else's digital or physical product or even a self created product. With a website at hand and pages with well written explanation of what they are selling, I would then buy/drive traffic to the website to other online users or word of mouth offline to convert the sale.
      Is this right? Sorry that was a lot of ideas randomly thrown out.
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    What do you consider enough / I assume you are talking about money?

    I've been promoting affiliate / CPA offers for almost 17 years.

    I heavily promote specifically what you asked about in one of your posts...PPL offers.

    In my experience, PPL (pay per lead...lead generation) is one of the easiest types of offers to promote. This is because there is no credit card / purchase required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form, so conversion rates are typically much higher compared to offers that require you to make a sale.

    IMO, nothing beats it and probably 90% of all the offers I promote are PPL.

    However, you can have the best offer(s) in the world and if you can't drive quality traffic to them you won't make any money.

    The way I drive traffic is by acquiring fresh / targeted 3rd party email data. Which is data that the users have shown an interest in a specific vertical (niche) and provided permission to receive messages from third parties. I get the opt-in record of all the users and it's 100% can-spam compliant.

    So whatever the target is, I send a relevant PPL offer. So if I'm getting life insurance data, I send a life insurance PPL offer. If I'm getting education data, then I send an education PPL offer.

    That's the real simple explanation, but there is a bit more involved.

    Basically, I monetize the data by sending PPL offers because they offer the path of least resistance to generating conversions / $$$ and converting the data into cash producing assets.

    Anyway, I've been doing the above of nearly 17 years...something to think about.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Your two paragraphs seems alike.
      1. Having best offer in the world but no traffic means nothing.
      2. Acquiring interested customers already..etc

      My concern is number two; I see 2 steps. And problems.
      My take on it is: having best data but no opt ins mean nothing. So how do you acquire 3rd party email lists that are already interested?

      Is this mixing PPC and the driving PPL offers to already interested customers?
      Can you explain can spam compliant more and how to get email lists?
      I bought thousands of social media followers and posted CPA offers to them but no conversion.

      Should I continue this or take another route and play with google adsense after approval? Because joining cpa networks is too easy while trying to convert and direct link offers to an interested group of people seems heavily crowded.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    Making money online is a process. None of it is going to be easy / quick. Believe me I tried the quick easy route when I was new.

    For brand new marketers...it can take up to 3 full months of 'training' mode. And this is if you are driven and learning every day.

    Then there is the next stage where you start 'implementing' what you learned in theory (most people will do very little of this or apply scattered approaches all over the place).

    Implementation is your REAL training because we as human beings only learn by experience.

    Implementation is another 6 plus months or so.

    So if you are looking for quick, easy and to be 'spoon fed'...you may be better off doing what ever you are doing currently for an income.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      How long did it take you and where did you begin? Was it learn as you go and hope the best? Or create a plan action and learn from journeys and speculation?

      I think you know where I'm heading, I've tried it before and gave up on self learning something I was completely new at. Now it seems like I'm looking for easy ways which is right. From reading these posts, I'm starting to get the idea that affiliate marketing can work, and takes time building a website to eventually bringing in traffic. 6 months is the least investment to see ROI and little income?
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    What exactly is an online business?

    It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires offline ability or technical services.

    Can information alone(ebooks,HTML) be enough?

    Can a single authority blog with Adsense, or many niche blogs with ads, or YouTube channel, or being involved in a CPA network marketing be enough?

    I was starting to realize to make money marketing online you would need to market to people who would buy whatever I am offering.

    My concern is I don't believe I have experience to make it. Is this normal and can a drop ship empire be enough
    From what you tell me, I can see you are a complete newbie to these.

    Here is my advice.

    You do not need to be the master of everything but of one thing.

    Which is what you are good at.

    And how can you contribute to others that mattered most.

    Some people are good in blogging while others are good in social media and videos.

    Or combination of all having interacted with people of all levels.

    There are also some who are good in organizing offline events or webinars.

    But at the end of the day, what you need is something you are good at and knows a lot about.

    And a group of people who need what you offer.

    Regardless of the strategics, software or Google's latest changes.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      So you're saying start with something you know, not something to dive into?
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  • Profile picture of the author aakash pundhir
    Hi,

    Online business is simply having any business related to the internet.It's a traffic game and further, all the things revolve around it.With traffic at your platform, you can do anything related to blogs, Adsense, Youtube channel, e-books, etc. Need is-To analyze the things first and then to start wisely.
    Initially, try to learn and do more and more things on your own.This will help you build the knowledge base and experience.


    Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Traffic game means SEO,

      Right? I would have to master PPC or organic searches to bring something to life. With all the traffic I can get(a lot of time or money I assume)
      I would have to think hard and actually create something of value that people would want. Is that something outside of internet marketing?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      That's where monetizing begins right? Promote a high quality website means money comes with it. Seems tough starting that without having much to offer in the first place
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  • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
    Can an online business be affiliate marketing with a website bring in full time income?

    Website vs no website for direct linking products in bulk via dropshipping?

    It's a traffic game with brings me to the point of whether to build a business revolving around a service that gives traffic to offline business wanted to do internet marketing, affiliate and network marketing
    Is this right
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  • Profile picture of the author jbsmith
    An online business is simply using online resources to reach your target audience and it MAY also include online distribution (optionally).

    Some examples:

    1. Chiropractor/Naturopath has local business, extend their reach via local online reach & potentially extends their business remotely to other communities
    2. E-commerce web page that sells niche products you license as drop-ship, bulk ship from overseas or via affiliate program... for example - we helped one of our clients with a yoga website online that started selling digital instruction products and evolved into selling yoga mats, clothes, etc..sourced via combination of drop-ship and affiliate programs
    3. Consultant or trainer packages their instruction into videos, exercise books, ebooks, etc... and sells them via Clickbank/JVZoo/Paypal from their own website

    The question you really want to answer is what market you would like to serve, what their compelling desires and commercial activity are and then how you can create your own offers and products in that space.

    Next, you work out details of how you will reach your market with the message from research above - ads, content, affiliate, etc..
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      I guess you see the bigger picture. The first you mention I see it as a person who has something of value already, and internet marketing means marketing their offline services.

      The 2nd, I see it as me being that person writing about yoga and then you would make more money by assisting a person who is seeking to make some sort of income.. meaning it would be much more difficult for the yoga website owner to start a steady income while you continue your own business as helping thousands of people

      Wanting to do the exact same. Drive traffic, build up a small website and online business. Is this correct? I indented the paragraph on purpose to stress the want. People wanting the do the same exact thing would have to pay up to you so is it better to skip the small website building and look for a better strategy? A post below says i basically want a big income with little effort which is impossible and is true. Helping clients with their eccomerce with their webpages seems like unlimited opportunity. I see your business like a business that helps people set up Wordpress websites so they can begin..

      My market I would want to serve would be a niche market, let's say health. Correct me if I'm wrong, I don't have ability of the first two options so I go with 3. Step to action would be:
      Bundle up data into an ebook, make a written sales page, then find all ways to sell my own product or another persons proven product to sell right? Is this sustainable?
      I'm worrying now and am assuming PPC/adwords is the right way for long term income with a website.. which seems like your option #2, very hard to be successful.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Can an online business be affiliate marketing with a website bring in full time income?
    Sure! For some people. Such people are highly motivated self-starters. Some work for years before they earn enough to quit working for a pay check.

    Website vs no website for direct linking products in bulk via dropshipping?
    You don't want to build an online business, you want what no one ever gets; large incomes from little or no effort.

    Don't give up your day J.O.B.

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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      I don't see how this is little effort as I haven't even been near successful with this tactic. My question to you would be how would I make a stream of small income from this method of little effort?
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      Website vs no website for direct linking products in bulk via
      dropshipping'

      I would sign up for cpa networks that have PPL/PPS. Then what next? These networks I'm assuming have their own landing page with a product. I now have a link to link to targeted audiences who may or may not convert. Now what? I would have to keep my day job of course to fund and find traffic to directly link affiliate links or link my website with products from drop ship suppliers.
      Are you saying this method takes little effort and if it does, a high income is impossible so this is a no go right?
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      • Profile picture of the author rbates
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        I don't see how this is little effort as I haven't even been near successful with this tactic. My question to you would be how would I make a stream of small income from this method of little effort?
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        Wow that's tough.
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        Seems tough starting that without having much to offer in the first place
        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        That's a tough question to answer. I'm looking at something almost impossible to make a full time income which I'm afraid might be true.
        People who make products for click bank or businesses who create landing pages are looking for publishers to bring them traffic.
        Is it true that I can't make a business out of this by being an online affiliate marketer or marketing other products for others?
        I have no experiences building a business and it seems like a $200,000 upfront costs just to build a store or a 4-10 year learning investment to be a professional in a field. And then internet marketing comes to play, I hope you get what I mean but it seems backwards to expect a steady income by making econometrics webpages with amazon affiliate program.
        If you are going to continue to make excuses, complain, and give reasons
        why things are too difficult, hard, impossible, etc., then why are you even
        asking questions here.

        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        Yes that's right. that is indeed a pipe dream so now I'm hit with a big obstacle.now I'm hit with some truths and am seeking answers no one has to give.
        People ARE giving you answers, you just want to argue with everyone
        and make excuses. You also mentioned that you are putting a lot of "Spam"
        posts in your thread hoping to get answers. Why should anyone answer
        anything that you put up? You just want to make excuses, argue, and tell
        people that they don't know what they are talking about.

        You want to start an online business - right? At least you think you do.
        Get off the "Easy", "Little Work" garbage that you have seen in all
        of the marketing ads, and emails that you get.

        You want easy?

        Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

        Offline business have advantage and online businesses seems like double the work.
        Offline businesses have something to offer.
        Then start your offline biz.

        You don't need to get some WSO, what you need to do is get off your
        butt and get to work, learn, and figure things out like most reasonably
        (even unreasonably) successful marketers have had to do.

        I understand that you are fairly new, and things are gong to be
        confusing. I still get confused (most every day!).

        So, what's the problem with getting yourself in gear and learning
        the basics? I know, "Basics of what?" you're going to reply.
        The basics of marketing apply to most anything that you will
        want to sell. The design and platforms of the selling may vary.

        So, have I confused you further? GOOD! Now go and figure it out!

        Use the Warrior Forum "Search" function. Google, YouTube, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author chrisniel
    Hey buddy,
    It seems you are new to internet marketing world.

    Keep in mind that if want to get success in any business you need to add value to your users/buyers even if you are selling vegetables.

    For the online business, you need to put time and money both to learn things from professional's.

    My suggestion is, you first research what internet marketing is, then go to WSO section of warrior forum, get any of the course on blogging or CPA (as you asked for them) and start working on them immediately.

    Don't try to get too many courses at all (Stay away from shiny object syndrome)

    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    What exactly is an online business? It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires offline ability or technical services.

    Can information alone(ebooks,HTML) be enough?
    Can a single authority blog with Adsense, or many niche blogs with ads, or YouTube channel, or being involved in a CPA network marketing be enough?
    I was starting to realize to make money marketing online you would need to market to people who would buy whatever I am offering. My concern is I don't believe I have experience to make it. Is this normal and can a drop ship empire be enough
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Yes I am new. I thought you can make a full time income from internet marketing alone, meaning marketing other people's products.

      I see now that they are the ones making income and using internet marketing to make the full time income.
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      • Profile picture of the author Quarshie
        You can also use this strategy to your advantage.

        What I mean is instead of marketing other people's affiliate product, you get others to market yours.

        Remember this example?

        (3. Consultant or trainer packages their instruction into videos, exercise books, ebooks, etc... and sells them via Clickbank/JVZoo/Paypal from their own website).

        Like you said, you began with a blog in a niche for 6 months. Step to action would be: Bundle up data into an ebook, make a written sales page, then find all ways to sell my own product or another persons proven product.

        Now, instead of marketing your ebook yourself, or marketing someone else's proven product, you can rather have affiliate marketers do the marketing for you, and you pay them their commission.

        This way, you don't spend lots of money marketing. Your problem is making sure the ebook you provide is very valuable and helpful. You affiliate marketers will do all the hard work for you, and you only pay after your have results.

        This can be your first step to generating a full time income online. Maybe it will be small at first, but this can really build up to a full time income in time.

        Since you wanted a faster solution, this might not really be what you were looking for. So I added this link on top 10 ways to make money online easily.

        Hope you find this helpful.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jn40083
      Which wso would you recommend?
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeAmbrosio
    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    What exactly is an online business? It covers so much that I'm starting to think much of it requires offline ability or technical services.
    This is a broad question. The long and the short of it is any business you have that is based on line - no "brick and mortar" site.

    And yes - much of it DOES require offline ability and technical services (or knowledge). It's hard to be specific or quantify this because it depends on who you are (and your skillset) and what you are looking to do.

    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    Can information alone(ebooks,HTML) be enough?
    Of course. At one point I made a LOT of money with information products.

    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    Can a single authority blog with Adsense, or many niche blogs with ads, or YouTube channel, or being involved in a CPA network marketing be enough?
    Again - yes. I know many marketers in ALL these areas that make very good money.

    Originally Posted by Jn40083 View Post

    I was starting to realize to make money marketing online you would need to market to people who would buy whatever I am offering. My concern is I don't believe I have experience to make it. Is this normal and can a drop ship empire be enough
    Having the experience to make it is only a small part of the equation. The one thing I learned in the 10 years I played in this space (and what ultimately drove me away from it) is that in order to "make it", you really need to be someone who can think ahead.

    If you want to create products you have to know what people are interested in. And then you have to know what they WILL be interested in and create more products. There's exceptions to this of course, but more often than not whatever product you create sooner or later will stop making you money. I found the whole "product launch" model is a merry-go-round and not every product you launch will make you money.

    You also have to have a particular mindset. One that pushes you to continuously focus on your business. I've seen too many "one hit wonders" who have a successful product then sit back thinking all they have to do is drive a little more traffic and the sales will keep rolling in. They get sidetracked by suddenly having money.

    You have to be someone who works well on their own. If you now have a regular job and your boss has to keep telling you to get to work, tell you what you have to do, etc, then working for yourself is probably not for you.

    You have to have the ability to stay away from every new "shiny object" you hear about. This one thing has kept more people from succeeding online than anything else I know. Find ONE THING, learn it and focus on it.

    You have to get out of your house. This whole "money in your underwear" crap sounds great when marketing a product, but it's a fantasy. You need contacts - especially if you want to have affiliates market your products. That whole "if you build it they will come" thing is also a fantasy.

    If I were to pick one skill in this business to get very good at is driving traffic. Some say copy writing, but if you can't get people to see your copy then it does you no good.

    There are also 2 certainties I found. Nothing is free. You need either money or you need time. If you have money you cut down the time. Be willing to spend, but do your due diligence...

    And the other is if you KNOW your limitations, get yourself a business partner who has what you lack, and you have what they lack. My BEST successes in this business were with one partner. He had the creative talent. I had the technical expertise. Together we launched 3 successful products.

    Ecommerce - well, I have no experience in this market but lately with all the Shopify hoopla I have been doing my own due diligence. Here's one thing I did learn. Drop-shipping. All these "guru's" pushing their $2000 ecommerce success courses all tout drop shipping as the way to go - no inventory, good margins, etc.

    But what they aren't telling you is that MOST of the drop shipping is coming out of China or other far away places. Some platforms and merchant providers are now starting to shy away from the drop shipping models. Too many problems. People order something from your store but it's drop shipped from China. You pay your cost, they ship it and it takes 4 - 5 weeks to arrive. The customers are charging back at a higher rate now. Merchants HATE that. So really REALLY research that...

    Anyway, you CAN be successful on line. I know quite a few millionaires who made their money on line. NONE of them work alone. NONE of them have one product. ALL of them either hire or partner with people smarter than themselves. ALL of them run their businesses AS a business - not as a hobby.

    Before you ask people on a forum what you can do to make money, ask yourself what you want to do. Know what your skills are. Find a few people who are doing what you want to do and learn from them. Go to some off line marketing events. Then once you decide on a path focus on that path only. You will increase your odds of success.
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    The question is a bit muddled, no offense, but the responses cannot live up to your standard with the question.

    Perhaps be more specific.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Marcell
    You have an online business when you're able to create repeat customers online.

    The best way to do this is to pick up a few copywriting books and learn how to write high converting emails.

    Build yourself an email list and sell products that you believe will help the people who're subscribed to your list.

    As long as you know "enough" and believe in your product... that's all that matters.
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