Suffice to say, more hard working entrepreneurs are looking to start their businesses online than ever before. But because I failed my basic insurance twice and investment-linked policies 3 times, I could not continue as the first 2 company managers I worked for could not tolerate my exam shortcomings and saw no value in continuing my services as the relevant authorities came up with better prospecting system than just telemarketing.
It’s important to know before you start that just because you build something online does not mean that people will automatically come and start signing up to be a part of it. Most of the time, it takes patience and sending out your first newsletters to friends and family before you actually start building any kind of audience.
The idea behind a niche website is to target a specific niche (for example, a specific kind of photography), rank on Google for the keywords related to that niche, and then turn that traffic into earnings through affiliate offers or through selling your own products.
For a business that offers professional resume-writing services, it would be worth creating a profile and sharing content on LinkedIn A freelance designer would benefit from a profile on Behance or Dribbble , as those networks cater to graphic designers and artists.
I read Tim Ferriss’ book Four Hour Workweek and the idea of a “Muse” type business appealed to me. I decided to create “Dan’s Super Convenient and Awesome Protein” shake because I drink whey protein on a regular basis but it has never been the most convenient thing to do.