Online bag owners did lose their equipment and belongings in the hurricanes, but they DID NOT lose their source of income, unlike so abounding other at ease bag owners. Since their businesses were operating in cyberspace, they were protected from the ravaging hurricanes. In a worst-position plot, even if the owner did perish in the hurricane, their online businesses could still act on, bringing in passive and residual income to their family.
When I started my websites a few age ago, I didn’t really accede this angle (since there are no hurricanes where I alive). I basically wanted a bag that would accomplish almighty dollar even while I was sleeping, but when Katrina and Wilma raced across Louisiana and Florida, I suddenly realized my websites were Hurricane-proof Almighty dollar Manufacture Machines! Any more that’s what I call FANTASTIC! It took some accomplishment in the early stages and almighty dollar was nowhere to be activate at aboriginal, but as I continued to plug on, I began to beam results and I accept, so can you! So if you appetite a at ease bag that will accumulate on manufacture almighty dollar despite human and accustomed disasters, accede starting an online bag.
Here’s a short list of the types of online businesses you could set up :
Sell your own physical product
This is probably the most ambitious to amuse off the ground. Unless you already accept an established customer base and your online presence is there to add amount to your bag, it could booty age to body such an online bag, but having an online store brings you bag from all over the apple, something a baby physical store can’t possibly accomplish.
Sell your own electronic products
Being an Infopreneur (Advice Entrepreneur) is really accessible these days. There are millions of bodies promoting their e-books, software and training programs online. You don’t accept to be an Internet adeptness to sell your stuff online. All you charge is to be abreast in a specific alcove and body your products around that alcove. There is BIG almighty dollar to be fabricated in this!
Sell an online service
Bodies will pament a subscription charge to be allowed into the subscribers section of your website to statement these services. The types of services you could action are limited alone by your imagination and mechanical apperceive-how.
Sell other bodies’s products
This is called affiliate marketing. It’s the most popular as you don’t incur adding to costs. There are literally millions of products to choose from, and the adorableness of this online bag is that you can sell to anyone, anywhere in the apple there are NO borders!
Selling advertisement space on your website
This has always been a acceptable almighty dollar maker. One of the easiest ways to accomplish almighty dollar this road is the Google Adsense program. You charge to adhesive a baby snippet of code in your interlacing pages which will then affectation advertisements based on your content. Every age a visitor clicks on one of these ads, you earn anywhere from a few cents to a few dollars (depending on how competitive the ads are).
The list above doesn’t even activate to scratch the surface of the thousands of ways to accomplish almighty dollar online. How you accomplish your almighty dollar is really up to you.
I adulation having an online bag! It’s according to having a sales representative in every at ease or office around the apple (that’s billions of homes and assistance, apperception you) and they never charge a vacation, never fall sick, never buzz for a lift, never complain and always accomplish what I appetite them to accomplish! I don’t accept to anguish about visitors not coming to my store as of bad weather or as their car broke down or any other physical astuteness. I’m with my customers as soon as they click their mouse!
Sure, there are millions of websites raking in the ample bucks and my sites could be considered baby fry, but the online bag pie is BIG and it’s growing everyday. There’s lots of room for everyone to accomplish almighty dollar! Depending on where you alive, aloof a baby slice of this pie (or even a few crumbs) could acquiesce you to alive comfortably! An archetype would be if you were an online bag owner living in Malaysia (where I am) where every 1000 US dollars equals 4000 Malaysian Ringgit, and that’s a lot! And bethink, you won’t accept to pament a single cent of what you earn to board up your store windows, repair the roof, pump out the baptize and clean out the mud from your online bag when a storm or hurricane comes. Isn’t that astuteness enough to accede starting your own online bag?
About the author:
Andrew Shim is the owner and editor of a website which offers FREE IDEAS for those absorbed in starting their own freelance or at ease based bag and a FREE resource website for Absolute Living.
Originall posted November 15, 2012