Internet Business Tips – 5 Steps To Build An Internet Business Income

As affiliate marketers, none of us wants to make only some occasional money from the Internet, although some money is better than none. We all want an Internet business income that brings in money on a regular and consistent basis – one that hopefully replaces the income from our day job. To achieve this we need to have a system that works and we need to work at it consistently.Here is a proven way to build an Internet business income:
Decide on a niche
Find a product to sell
Build a website or blog, preferably both, with good original content about the niche
Promote your website to attract traffic
Create a list of visitors’ names and email addresses through an opt-in box
Decide on a nicheHow do you find a niche? Search Google for the top niches and you will come up with plenty of ideas. It is a good idea to match a niche to your interests, knowledge or expertise. While that is not essential, the more you know about a subject, the less time you will have to spend on research. Otherwise you can simply research a niche that is popular and learn as much as you can about it.Find a product to sellGo to a digital merchant site like Clickbank to look for products in the niche you have chosen. Look for the ones that are selling. You can look under the most popular and the ones that are selling the most. There are other qualifications you can apply such as the amount of upfront commission paid or the amount of ongoing commission, if any. Make sure you check out the landing page of the product to see if you would be happy promoting it.Build a website or blogIf you lack technical skills you can hire someone to build a website for you. If you cannot afford that, start a blog. You need very few technical skills and a blog looks like a website.Promote your website or blogYou can do this by writing articles and submitting them to article directories and by visiting forums and blogs in your niche. You can make videos and upload them to the major video directories. If you are not confident making videos, put in the time to learn. You would have some of the tools on you computer already – a web cam, PowerPoint, Windows Movie Maker. An easy way is to find a good service that converts articles to video for a fee. That way you are saving time by using the articles you have already written.Build a list with an opt-in boxEven though this is part of building a website it is important enough to list as a separate step. You must build a list of names and email addresses from the visitors to your website. You can then promote your products to these people with email marketing. They will become your customers and the basis of your business. Without these people to purchase your products you will not have a business.There is much work in each of these steps and much has been written about each of them. I have set out to provide an overview of what you need to do to build an Internet business income. It is a proven model used by many successful marketers.