What I will do is not to send traffic to a sales page, but to an opt-in page (like the one in resource box). The reason is because I want to build a subscribers list. If I build a list, I can leverage the traffic my site gets and turn that traffic into repeat traffic. Which means I can turn 100 visitors into 300 or even 500 repeat visits, all because of the email marketing system I have.
We may have missed the WalMart and Microsoft “boats”, but it’s not too late for our “ship” to come in through another business opportunity if we know how to recognize it when we see it!
You will need a lot of passion for your home business idea. If you do not love your business idea, you are not likely to succeed. You need to have lots of self-motivation. There will not be any colleagues to encourage you, or help you along the way. You will need to push yourself to get things done.
Plan income strategy. For most people, they start with salaries. But don’t forget that your job isn’t your only means of income. Starting a side business, a money making hobby, or even making money online are viable options for extra income.
In fact this is unlike any business I know in terms of cost as this is so cheap to set up and very little start up capital needed.How many businesses do you know are like that. Not many I can tell you.
Acknowledge your fear(s) – Starting your own business is scary. These days, almost everyone needs some kind of job to pay the bills. And starting your own business with no guaranteed pay check can be scary, especially if you have a family to support. But you can’t let your fear keep you from trying. Instead, to combat fear, educate yourself. Hit the library a couple days a week and read as many businesses and start up books as you can to educate yourself about all the aspects of running your own business.
3) You should be provided with marketing materials that will get you started immediately. New business owners will not have the knowledge to create their own marketing materials. Of course, when you are more experienced, it will always be a good idea to learn how to create your own materials.
Consider the experience you do have, whether it’s work or life related. Chances are you know how to do SOMETHING, even if you haven’t done it in a job capacity. See if you can find jobs that would use the knowledge you have, or at least touch on them in some way.