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A simple question and yet most people who wanted to start an Internet Business does not have a clue on what to do.

They simply jump into the bandwagon who promised them goldmine in less than 2 or 3 weeks. Or better yet, some even promise you can earn 6 figure incomes in less than 3 days. If this is true, why most people around the world wasting their time and energy working at the office? Will not it be better for us just to stay at home if we can make that kind of income in short period of time?

Yes, it is true that the percentage of people who joined the Internet Business increase day by day. Surprisingly, people who do not make a single cent and broke also keeps on increasing.

There must be something wrong somewhere. So how to start an Internet Business the right way? Listed below two frequently asked questions that most Internet newbies should be aware of.

1)     Do I need a lot of money to start my Internet Business?

Yes and no. You do need a little bit of your money to pay for your web hosting account if you have decided to have your own website. You can get a web hosting account around $10 to $50 that you need to pay monthly. Please bare in mind that an expensive hosting account does not mean you are going to get a better account. So you have to make sure you choose an affordable and good service account.

Another thing that you need to pay for is your own domain name. You can get a domain name for less than $10 and the best thing is you only need to pay it on yearly basis.

You don't need to do all the above if you join an affiliate program. Affiliate program is a business program where the only thing you need to do is marketing and advertising your business. You will be given a commission for each sale that you make. All the setup, follow up with your customers and payment will be arrange by the owner of the affiliate business.

Remember the question, how to start an internet business the right way? Here is the answer.

If you decided to have your own website, make sure you already have a prospect for whatever business you are doing. The first step that you need to do is to find the most searchable keywords for the past month. There are several free services and tools that you can use to find that targeted keyword.

You need to do the exact same thing if you decided to join an affiliate program. Make sure the program have a highly targeted keyword. Don't simply join the program just because they pay you with high commission. Ask around and study the history of the program. If you don't have any friends, try joining a forum discussion board. There are a lot of quality forums out there. Ask the questions about the affiliate program, you can be 100% sure that people will give their opinion and help you anyway they can.

2) Do I need to promote my business? Once my website has been setup, I just need to watch and wait for the money to roll into my bank account, right?

You are dead wrong. This is where most newbies only last 1 to 2 months in this business because they are not doing any marketing work. Please put this in your mind, nobody is going to give you a free money without putting some effort to it.

There are many ways to promote your website and there will no spaces to write on this article. But as a beginner, you might try buying Solo Ads from any ezine publishers that related to your business. Not just any publisher, you have to do some research on the popularity of the publisher.

You can also do marketing through your own affiliate program. You can leverage your marketing efforts on affiliates which mean your sales letter is the heart of your Internet Business and targeted traffic is its blood.

Affiliates are individuals who are looking to generate income for themselves without having go through the trouble of creating their own product, writing their own sales letter and building their system. They simply refer potential customers of your product to your sales letter using a special link unique to them, called affiliate link or ID.

In other words, they do the pre-selling and your sales letter does the selling to the prospects. This will save your time and money trying to get your own customers.

One method that will surely get you a targeted prospect is writing articles. If you love to write, try to write articles having to do with the product you are selling. In your articles, you give free and useful information to people who are searching for it.

Writing articles is a good way to build your credibility and prove your worth. This can result in driving targeted prospects to your sales letter through your website link in your resource box.

You can submit your articles to any free article directories. Simply type the word Free Article Directories on Google or Yahoo search box, there you can find thousands of directories that you can send your articles.

Of course there are several software that you can use to send your articles to hundreds or thousands article directories with a click of a button. But if you on a tight budget, do it manually first. When you have obtain a high income through your business, you can buy those software to speed up your work and reduce your time of sending your articles to article directories.

All the above are only a fraction of the things that you need to do in order to succeed in this business. Don't hold back, if you really want to achieve the large income that you have always dreamed off. The information that has been provided in this article has answered the question, How To Start An Internet Business the right way. It has been proven from time to time, simply copy the steps and you will be on your way to success.

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