The latest craze these days seems to be starting your own online business, a lot of people are still dubious, while others seem to be diving in and making quite a good earner, selling online products and services
Making money online seems to have been around for a lot longer than I have been aware, or have taken notice of.
I guess at most times when I think of internet marketing or affiliate marketing,(selling someone elses products online and gaining a commission) all sounded too good to be true.
So what is the truth?
So far from my research I have found that this is a legitimate way to make money online.
There are many legal business opportunities, some a little shady, depending on which country your from, governments and even the people that host the legitimate sights are helping to crack down on the dodgy sites.
In the US from what I can gather, have now made anyone selling someone else’s products (as an affiliate) has to state the fact that they are making commission from that sale so as not to mislead the public.
I have submitted articles on home based business and making money online to several well known article sites and they check over these articles one by one, to make sure they comply with their standards before publishing. So it seems that Internet marketing IS being taken seriously as an honest way to make money online and to hopefully keep out the scammers and wheeler dealers.
I began to look for the best way to get a better understanding of the process of building an online business. A way that wasn’t going to cost anything, or at least no more than the cost of a six pack of beer!
It seems that you can start up with very little out lay or none at all if you already speak computer language (I certainly have had a steep learning curve) and the more money you want to make is determined by how much time you have to spend writing articles, blogging and spending time checking out forums all based on a subject that you love to talk about.
If your like me and don’t just want to take someone elses word for it, then there are a few really good forums you can join to talk to others about online business sites and find which ones have the best range of training tutorials and tools available for online money making and how to set up a steady stream of income with your own online business.
Find a site that the online business community recommend themselves, and use.
The old saying goes “if you want to be successful, hang around with successful people!”
I hope this helps somewhat if you are thinking of starting your own online business or unsure about the business of making money online or the range of online business opportunities available.