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{April 9, 2012}   7 Realistic Tips on How to Start A Legitimate Online Business

7 Realistic Tips on How to Start Legitimate Online Business

 The number one question that most people have is how do you separate the “wheat from the tares” and find a legitimate home-base business? This question is asked by potential online marketers very often because the amount of scams on the internet are increasing daily which makes it very hard for a legitimate home business to stand out from the rest and shine.

Before starting your online business venture please consider the following tips:

1. Proven Business Structure- Is this a launch phase or has the business been around for a while? There are pros and cons for new and proven systems. Personally, I like something that is new and fresh because you have a better chance to make more money due to the market not being flooded with others promoting the same thing. Once you master the skills of marketing, you should be able to sell old and new products.

2. Credible Reputation- First impressions says it all, just as in life. Do your research and make sure that what you are trying to get into proves value and success. My suggestion is to Google the company or check into forums to see if there are any testimonials about the business you want to join. Never bypass this step.

3. Product and Service- You need to know beforehand what exactly you want to sell. Is it a product, service or some type of training. If you choose to go the product route make sure it is a niche product that people will come back again and again for. This is a good way to attract more customers and retain them.


4. Free Memberships- If you do your research you will find that there are various free legitimate opportunities out there that can be very lucrative. On the other hand, most legitimate online business may charge a fee to become a member as well. It is nearly impossible to do everything for free and at some point you will have to spend some money to enhance your business. The trick to do this is to exercise all of your free resources and to spend money where it is necessary. In my opinion, I would be a little skeptical if a organization would not allow you to test the waters first whether it be a free membership, or a free trial period.

 

5. Earnings- Compensation and commissions plans should give you a clear perspective on how their system will make you money. Your concerns should be how lucrative their system is and if you can earn a full time income, as well as how much work is involved. Remember, you want your money to be working for you even when you are not working.

6. Training and Resources- It is imperative that some sort of training is provided to you. As a member you should have access to training material, helpful resources
and support tools to make sure that you are getting the most out of the system and to ensure your success. Please do not try and reinvent the wheel. Follow the
instructions and keep in mind that the resources that are supplied to you are tailored made to what you are doing.

7. Selling a dream- What I mean by this is that online business have a tendency to guarantee huge profits in a short amount of time. Now, I just want you to be realistic and realize that making a lot of money is not impossible. It requires work and to stay in in a constant state of learning. Everyone is different, so what you put into it is what you will get out of it. There is a leaning curve but if this is your goal to become an online entrepreneur then you will have to pay your dues just like everyone else who is successful. There are never any real guarantees just you being persistent to knock down barriers. Life is what you make it and I believe if you put your mind, body and spirit into what it is that you want even when things are not moving as fast as you want then too then you are on your way to reaching your goals.

By Lisa McCottry

 

 

 
 
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