As you know the Internet is itself is an information goldmine. Everybody is competing to give you the right information for free. The web email is free. You can share,store your personal text, photos, music,video and other files on the Internet for free. Do you think they are all offering something for free and getting nothing in return?
A good number of people do respond to advertisements, recommendations that the site gives out. That not only support their running expenditures and they even make a profit. Some of them in thousands per day. Often, the website owner himself may have his own product to sell or he may be selling affiliate products (products recommended for a commission). That's how the ordinary man makes money on the Internet.
Yes, the Internet is a very technical thing. Modern technology makes it much easier to handle technological aspects with ease without consulting any one.
So now I am going to give away a secret. How to start an online business quickly at no cost.
Start a blog!
Blogging doesn't cost you a dime (unless you want to host your own blog on a hired server). Blogging does not require technical skills.Many top companies, including Google, offers you free blogging opportunities. The only requisite is you should be able communicate your ideas in writing clearly without much grammar and spelling errors. You are NOT expected to be a great writer. In fact, that may be a hindrance sometimes.
Select a topic for your blog - your hobby or something where you have good knowledge, interest and enthusiasm. Remember, go for blogging only if you can keep blogging at least twice a week. If you start and give up in the middle then the whole exercise will be a waste of time. In blogging you give away your basic information for free to others' benefit. When the reader understands the basics, give him the advanced part through your own e-book or an affiliate product. Recommend an affilliate product. Since the reader understands you, he will buy from your affiliate link.
See to it that not every post in your blog has a product sales link. There should be several posts without any sales pitch. No one wants to read a sales message. If they liked your blog, they are likey to buy what you recommend. So everything depends on how well you are writing and maintaining a good relationship with your readers.
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