Do I Need Money To Run An Internet Home Business?

If you want to start an internet home business and you are on a tight budget, you probably asked yourself this question over and over again. The answer is unanimous: Yes. If you want to start your own internet home business, like any other offline business you need to invest money. The big difference between an offline business and an online business is the amount of money you need to invest in your new business.

The good news is that you do not need a lot of money to start an internet home business. You can start with as little as $10 per month, $25 per month a $100 or more, it is all depend on your monthly budget and how much money you can put aside every month for your business.

The main investment in an internet business is getting your website, which means register a domain name and paying for hosting your domain name. This is the only thing that you must pay for if you want to start an internet business. Hosting a domain can vary from as low as $2.50 per month to as high as $30 per month; depend on the hosting program company and program you choose.

The rest of your internet business can run without spending extra money. Of course you need a little money to buy your own computer - if you don't have one by now, office supplies, pay for internet connection, phone line, and electricity, but if you already have a computer at home, you are paying for these services anyway.

The rest of your internet business work can be done without spending money at all. All internet marketing methods are free, there are many online companies that are offering different services, you don't have to use these services, however if you do have the money and you need the time to perform extra tasks, paying for this services will save you a lot of time and will make time for other online work you can do by yourself.

You can hire people to do all kinds of work for you. You can hire someone to build your website, you can hire a ghost write to write articles and blog posts for you, you can pay for online services to submit article for you and submit you website url to website directories. You can even hire an assistant to do the rest of your work for you - answer email, visit all the social media sites, and post in forums.

You need to remember that time is money and money can buy you time. Think very carefully before you pay services and search for reviews, testimonials and ask other people what they think about the service. If you are on a tight budget, sit with your family and see how much you can invest each month, and don't take out more than you promised. It is very easy to get tempted and to want more, but a budget will keep you organized, and you will be making money and not losing it.

To sum it up you do need money to run your own internet business but you can manage with a small budget that fits you and your family.


Tanny Lahav is the owner of, free internet home business ideas. Visit her website and sign up for her internet home business training newsletter and learn how to use your own website to promote different affiliate programs.

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