Sunday, November 3, 2013
The Astounding Fifteen - 15 Benefits of Starting Your Own Internet Marketing Business
Internet Marketing is very trendy because it's an easy way to make money online from home. Whether you want to replace your job's salary or just want to earn some extra cash, internet marketing is the best way of potentially doing what you enjoy.With an internet marketing business, you can earn some money and get some checks rolling in. But the checks you get in the post are just the icing on the cake!The benefits of starting your own internet marketing business are simply staggering. Presented in this article are all the key benefits you get by starting your own internet marketing business.After reading them, I am sure you will ask yourself "Why am I not into internet marketing?!"1. You are THE BOSS! Yes, this is the most fantastic benefit of having your own internet marketing business. You call the shots! No pressures of a demanding boss or work mates. You escape the rat race, no sitting in the car in the traffic! You set your own hours and targets. You work in your own home, in your own hours.2. The money is YOURS! If you work hard, the benefits are all yours - isn't that great? What you earn is not fixed or decided by someone else who thinks they know what you are 'worth'.3. Better work-life balance. Do you know how enslaving it is to be stuck with your 9-5 job that does not pay you anywhere near what you actually need to make ends meet. With internet marketing, you get a better work-life balance since you can work from home and set your own goals. You just have to set down your goals of how much you want to earn with your online business and go for it! You can work from home and spend more time with your beloved ones.4. You can start building your internet marketing business while working part time, until you are ready to get into it full time. You can still keep your job that pays the bills while you are building your internet marketing "empire". No pressure - you set your targets and you go from there! With an internet marketing business, you can work on it around your current job or commitments. It's unlike other types of businesses where if you start, you have to be involved 'hands-on' full time straight away.5. Small initial capital outlay. Most businesses require you to have a huge amount of savings to get started. With internet marketing, you can start on any shoe string budget and gradually build your business. You can start an internet marketing business by joining an affiliate program for free and market it using the free or cheap advertising methods and start getting some checks coming in.6. Low operating costs. With other businesses, you will be looking at high monthly bills to cover personnel, rent etc. With internet marketing type of a business, you have no huge operating costs. Your main costs will be advertising, hosting fees and merchant accounts, among others.7. High Profit margins. Low running costs means you can quickly break even and start making profits. Most importantly, as you build your business, your profits will be just so huge. Your costs for any single sale will be very low.8. You can AUTOMATE your business! This is one of the very attractive aspects of running an internet marketing business. You have heard it before - you can make money while you are asleep or on holiday. You can not do this with other types of businesses. In internet marketing, you can use various tools to automate your business - auto responder email system, payments and credit card processing systems. You just need to set these things up and you are ready to go. Nothing beats having financial security on autopilot. Your website will do the work for your 24 hours every day of the year. This leaves you more time to do other things like marketing or expanding your internet marketing business.9. Unlimited Market Potential. Your internet marketing business can be as far reaching as you want it to be. Other business will tend to be 'local', but with internet marketing, your market could be world wide. This increases the potential market size you can capture. Access to and use of the internet will continue to grow in the future, so your market will also potentially grow.10. You do not need your own product. There are various internet marketing business models. You can start making money online without a product, for example, with affiliate marketing. You can market other people's products and earn huge commissions.11. You don't have to reinvent the wheel. Internet marketing is one type of a business where you can simple model yourself on a proven business that works, hence shortening your learning curve. With other types of businesses, you will have to learn as you go, doing 'trial and error', which is costly and frustrating. You do not have to waste time and time figuring it out. There are established experts who have made it in the internet marketing business - just get the blue prints and duplicate it!12. Free Resources. With other businesses - whatever resource you need, you have to pay for it. In internet marketing, you can get ezines or forums with invaluable tips. If you have pay for something, it's not normally hugely expensive.13. You are part of a community of amazing people. Internet marketers tend to be very supportive and helpful lot. You can join some good forums where you get amazing support.14. Tax breaks. When you run an internet marketing business, you can write off many costs. You just need to consult with your accountant and establish the tax breaks you can get. Key costs for which you can get tax breaks are office supplies, advertising, telephone and fax lines, training etc.15. Help you be the best you can be! This the ultimate benefit. You get pride from running your own business. You get to achieve your maximum potential. You can financially secure, and can retire early.With all these benefits available for you if you start an internet marketing business, what are you waiting for? Get started!