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Internet and Business Online – A Family Affair

An executive in a big city firm develops a consulting firm online and helps non-competing businesses succeed. A farmer in Kansas develops a site that sells wheat products developed on his farm, his cookie recipe is award winning. A mom in Michigan develops products to keep kids warm in winter and her clientele is global.

Using the Internet to develop a business is making it possible for individuals from all walks of life to access paying customers that fall outside their own sphere of influence.

In small towns around the globe home-based businesses are helping to sustain families while contributing to the local economy by bringing non-traditional revenue to the community.

Homes and offices have an illuminated computer screen that is viewed in the pursuit of accessing a global market. Similar screens are used by consumers looking for the perfect gift for a hard to buy for person or for a product they need and can’t find elsewhere.

Sometimes the point of purchase is based on nostalgia as the consumer recalls products from their past that can still be found online. For the business owner this is where affiliate revenue programs can be beneficial.

There are online businesses that specialize in products from other countries. In effect these businesses can sell products at a better price with reduced shipping expenses because they import the goods for resell in a specific country. For instance in I wanted Toffee Pops from Australia, but I live in America I can find an online supplier in the United States that will provide Toffee Pops for less than it would take to have them sent from Australia.

The above scenario appeals to the emotional connection an individual might have if they move to another country or experienced the product while visiting that country. This is why many grocery stores have ethnic food sections for those who may want a taste of home. The same situation exists online.

It seems that almost every type of online business may find a niche. If you want railway engineer hats you can find them online. It may seem that there would not be a large market for this item, but because it is available to a global audience it can be readily found online when it may not be found in local (or even regional) stores.

In so many ways business online is making it much more possible for virtually anyone to find a way to develop a revenue making idea or tap into an existing revenue stream through affiliate revenue programs.

There may not be the dot com boom to experience online anymore, but a respectable side business can be developed with a potential for making this non traditional revenue source more prominent in the facilitation of family wealth management.

From homes in all shapes and sizes business is being done and it is contributing to the betterment of family life around the world. For those who actively pursue online business they are discovering a greater amount of personal satisfaction in their online business pursuits.

Internet And Businesses Online: Online Marketing

Internet and businesses online includes a huge collection of businesses ranging from blog designing, blog writing, online marketing, SEO work through websites formation, social networking websites, consultancy firms like marketing, financial help and online consultancy, digital information projects like questionnaires (FAQs) to online stores. Here I would like to give a briefing of online marketing and few aspects concerned to it. Online marketing, e-business or internet marketing is a relatively new, rapidly expanding and fundamentally important aspect of strategic implementation.

Indeed, in many organizations, it may be regarded as a functional aspect of strategy and certainly of the business model. E business is the automation of business processes of all types through electronic means that is internet technologies in more franked terms. This may be restricted to email or may extend to a fully featured website or an e-marketplace. Online marketing is different from ordinary business and brings six categories of generic benefit: costs are reduced, capability is increased, communications are improved, control is enhanced, customer service is improved and competitive advantage may be achieved depending on the competitor’s reaction.

Online marketing or e-business is always confused with e-commerce. Any transaction with an electronic process using internet technologies is e-business, while on the other spectrum, if there is financial transaction involved with the electronic process using internet technologies, it is e-commerce.

Now discussing some of the e-marketing basic requirements: own a website is the initial need, there on you need to develop positive and friendly links to other websites. Presence of email contacts on site, build impressive profiles of products or services search engines. Data warehousing to map customer needs that is FAQ`s, auto replies, built in call back facility and queries recording is essential. Moreover marketing mix is strengthened through online marketing in many ways.

Driven by competitive pressures, companies are employing online marketing for a variety of purposes: increase the revenue through optimal customer and partner management. Reduce costs; enhance channel efficiency and effectiveness, to gain visibility and to control and automate customer facing operations. In addition to this, it strengthens interactivity that is pull mechanism and push model. Intelligence and individualization (CRM, personalization) gets improved. Integration develops the greater ability to respond to customer needs. Independence of location is practiced that is global communication and accessibility to global markets without sales force. Technology has the capacity to transform businesses. Corporate and e-business strategies thus become complementary, each supporting and influencing the other.

Internet and Businesses Online – Can You Use Articles to Drive Traffic to Your Online Business?

Internet and Businesses Online – Can You Use Articles to Drive Traffic to Your Online Business?

You bet you can! Ok, if you just wanted the answer now, you can click out of this article now.

So how do you do it?

1) I assume that since you have an online business, you also have a web site. If you do not, get one.

2) Create a one-page squeeze page for your web site. A squeeze page is a web page that has only one purpose – to get visitors to subscribe to your mailing list so that you can present them with your web site again when they aren’t so busy surfing. (By the way, you need an autoresponder to do that)

3) Write articles that have topics that will appeal to the buyers of your product or web service. Notice I say buyers here. I do not write articles to appeal to freebie-seekers or freeloaders of any kind. I am in internet marketing for one reason – to have a long-term residual income that comes in even when I am on vacation, on the beach, or on my skis.

4) Put a link to your squeeze page in every article you write, and place a call to action for that link. Give visitors a reason to opt in to your list.