As people are becoming more relaxed about purchasing goods and services via mobiles and tablets rather than sitting in front of their desktop computer, there has never been a better time to start a new internet business. There are many online business options to choose from. Here are 5 ideas on you can start a new internet business in 2016.
1. Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is a trendy way of starting a new internet business. Your job is to sell products and services that other people have created. When you make a sale, the product owner pays you a commission. There are affiliate marketing programs in just about every industry you can think of, so you’re sure to find something that will interest you.
This is a great way to start a new internet business if you’re already working a full-time job. You can work an online freelance business working at weekends or after your regular work hours. Take a look at freelance websites like Elance and oDesk that have thousands of buyers looking for people with skills ranging from writing to designing from finance to administration
3. Online Training Or Coaching
Online coaching or education can be a good business model if you’re available at specific times of the day. Just remember that if you’re planning to work on your new internet business at night, that may not be convenient for your customers or, on the other hand, it could be perfect timing! It depends on what you’re teaching and your client’s requirements.
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4. Membership Website
A membership site can generate a good income, and you don’t have to be there daily apart from making sure things are running efficiently. You can develop a complete membership website in advance that provides information to your customers over a pre-set timeframe. Then you can spend the majority of your online working hours on marketing and advertising it.
Blogging is a great online business model because you can concentrate on what you really enjoy and generate revenue from it. This revenue can come from online banner ads on your blog, AdSense links, affiliate products, or even your own info product creations like e-books. You can schedule your blogs to publish in advance, so if you have more time on one day, you can automatically prepare some blog posts and set them to go live on the internet.
Regardless of your age, education, technical skills, or qualifications, there are no specific requirements for a successful online entrepreneur. However, you will be more successful with a solid business model to work from, clear direction, training, and support. If you don’t know where to start or are not achieving the online success you want, check out the FREE Online Business Video Series.