Before you start a business, you want to make sure you have a solid foundation. Create a plan for what you want, what you want your business to do for you, and how you will get to where you want to go. These three strategies will help you get there and choose a business that is right for you.
1. Choose an online business that has minimal start up costs.
If you want to build a solid business foundation, you'll want to choose the right tools to help you build your business. These include a domain, web hosting, and an autoresponder. These are the minimum tools you will need. Once you are making money, then your next step is buy submission tools to help you automate your marketing. After that, there's really not a lot you need, and you can acquire these tools inexpensively. Invest in a good solid business education.
Read at least three books on starting an online business so that you create a solid plan. Continue to update your knowledge and stay away from the hype that is often involved in the business building and marketing process online. There are really only four different business models to concern yourself with: your products, affiliate products, services, and MLM. Then it's a matter of combining your marketing techniques with the site model you choose: a blog, content site, squeeze pages, and sales letter sites.
2. Make it easy to set up and maintain.
Your first step here is to set up everything. This means creating your websites, creating your autoresponder, and writing your emails. Create a marketing campaign and stick to it for awhile. Test everything and make sure it works. If it doesn't, adjust course and try something else. A solid business model only needs to take two to three hours a day to run unless you simply like working. If you want more money, and you've set up a solid business foundation, then consider scaling up. As always stay focused and use what works.
3. You want to start making money quickly, usually within 30 days.
The fastest way to make money online is to choose a topic, create a squeeze page, and then use pay per click to promote it. You can be making profits within hours. This is also a business model you may scale, but it can be very costly, especially if you don't have a lot of money to start with. Regardless, if you execute your plan and stay focused, you will see profits within 30 days. That's really only how long it should take once you have everything in place and start marketing.
Build a solid foundation for your business. Create an effective marketing plan and stick to it. Consistency and focus are key here. This is a simple and effective plan for success, so follow it, and you will see results.