Sunday, July 23, 2017

Online Home Based Business Core: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Almost everyone including students, housewives, job and opportunity seekers, retired persons and even those who are already employed would be interested to utilize the power of technology available in the Internet to earn money online and to make idle time productive.  The idea is not bad and now a trend.


Your first objective in creating a legitimate online revenue stream is to share and merchant your expertise either by creating something new or by improving something old which can be of service to others that can address what others needs, things they want, things they can earn from, thing to satisfy their pride, things that can satisfy they caution.  

There are thousands of people who started and build a small online business without spending a single dine and earn money successfully by doing the following steps:

Step 1-Pre-operation steps you need to setup to go online

There are things you need to set up to go online like:

-Equip yourself with hardware with Basic Software and Internet connection;
-Creating an extra e-mail other than your personal email address;
-Knowledge of the Power of Three;
-Better understand of what to address;
-Know yourself better to fill yourself with the need; and
-Knowledge what business tone to use.

Details of the list can be found in Pre-operation Steps to Set-up to go online.

Step 2-Choosing the Right Web Presence

What is web presence? It is the online address on the World Wide Web of a person, business or some other entity aside from the email address. A website, a blog, a profile page or a social media presence in are some examples of web presence.

Web presence is vitally important and can be a tool to reach new and existing customers; allow reviews, can be found on your hardware gadget; can allow customer interaction like comments, reactions, share photos; can show credentials like awards, recommendations and testimonials and further require ongoing maintenance to protect against hackers and spams.

Web presence can either be owned or not owned.  Owned web presence exists when you have full control to customize things such as domain name, layout and content that are published. A website or e-commerce site which you paid for the domain, host, design the structure, write-down the contents and can create multiple pages on your site as well are some of the examples of an owned web presence. 

Not owned web presence exists when you don’t have full control over the site. You are a merely contributor or subscriber of a site.  The author of the article or page is different from the owner of the site.  You can acquire your web presence for free or low costs.  You are offered a limited control to customized things such as the domain name, layout and functionalities provided.  Examples of not owned web presence are Facebook pages and a blog site on website host provider. Not owned web presence is a best option for those who have tie budget. 

If you intend to stay online for a length of time, create an online store, a blog and details about what you do, you can either use a website or a blog with a custom domain.  You need to register your domain name with a domain registrant, pay a website host provider to host your site and create a quality content of your site.

Before you decide what type of web presence you'll use, you should understand the advantages, disadvantage, benefits, possible costs you'll incur with your choice, figure out what you're trying to achieve,   your needs and the services you will offer with your online presence.

Here are the things you need to create a new website:

To set up a new website, you need to choose a domain name and register the name through a domain name registrant.

Tips in choosing a domain name:

-Descriptive: The domain name should provide a good idea what your site’s about at a glance;

-Easy to remember: Keep the domain name short, simple and can be easily remembered;

-Adaptable: Choose a domain name that will work out if you decide to change the content of the site.

Here are some of the domain registrants where you can register your domain name:
Many domain registrants offer hosting services to their clients.  There are other companies that offer bundle of options. Make sure to research carefully before making your selection.

Here are the pointers you need to consider as Google’s Webmaster Guidelines advised  when you choose a reliable hosting provider:
-Uptime: Uptime is the amount of time servers belonging to your hosting provider are up and running. Any hosting provider can go down sometimes but you want to find a provider with very little downtime so visitors can almost always see your website;

-Bandwidth: Bandwidth shows how much data your site can send to the rest of the internet and determines how much traffic your site can support. Some hosting providers limit the bandwidth available to your website while others allow unlimited access;

-Security: Familiarize yourself with safeguards the hosting provider sets in place to protect your site from external vulnerabilities. Understand if support will be offered when a security issue arises, such as if your site is hacked or infected by malware;

-Customer support: If something goes wrong with your site, you'll want good customer support to resolve any issues quickly;

-Price: Hosting providers charge a wide range of prices; some are even free. You need to balance how much you're willing to pay with the services you’ll receive in return;

-Ease of use: Make sure the user platform is intuitive and easy to use for your needs. If you’re creating a site yourself, is it easy to get started or do you need to have advanced setup knowledge;

-Additional services and features: Make sure the hosting provider offers the things your website may need, such as email accounts.

You need to decide what domain name to use, domain registrant and best hosting provider that is best to your website.

In case you choose a domain registrant different with your hosting service.  There are additional technical steps to link your domain name with your hosting service. You can usually get technical help from your hosting provider.  After you have linked your domain name and your hosting service provider, you are all set to start creating your website.

Step 3-Choosing the right topic to write on

There are webmasters who write composition on topics they know best.  You need to be an expert on the topic you are writing else you will not able to convince your reading with the right output you want them to interpret. 

Step 4-Create a website or blog site with valuable content

New comers or Internet users who do not know anything might think that creating a website is a mystery since website owners before need to hire a computer programmer to create a website for them. With the advancement in technology, webhost providers have a built-in structural designed websites ready for immediate use for their clients.

When you sign-up with a web hosting provider, you automatically can use their built-in structural designed websites.  As their client and a webmaster, you can customized the designed that will suit your need and able to organize the web structure so that your users or viewers can quickly and easily navigate your site to find the content they are looking for.

All sites have a navigation bar that calls out important section of a site.  Make sure it is clear as to where it will take your visitors and follows a logical structure.

In creating the title of your page, make short but descriptive and unique that will give your readers an idea of the content at a glance.

Originality, high quality content that people may find it useful and unique are the keys in creating a great website. Make sure that the content of your site is informative, more valuable and useful; credible; high quality and engaging.

Step 5-Help Search Engine Understand your Site

Once you’re made your website, you probably want your site to be in the Search Engine Result Page (SERP) so that your potential visitors will immediately find your site.  If you are wondering how your site shows up in the Google Search engine or other search engine in the Internet, it is important to understand how these search engine crawls pages on the Internet, stores them in their index and serves them as search result using a variety of algorithms and ranking factors.

Make sure your site is indexed by Google or other search engine sites else visitor won’t be able to see your web in the search results.

Check whether your site is a performing site in the browser.  Type the domain name of your site in the search engine box.  If pages of your site show up in the search engine site, it means they’re indexed.  Else you need to submit your site for indexing in the search engine sites.

Step 6-Monetize your Site

A webmasters, affiliate marketers, publishers usually use blogs to feature new products, developments and policies. They design their sites in an informative web structured. Some web owners sign up with Google AdSense or other online advertising networks to earn extra income on ads placement.  You will see ads on their site ones their application has been approved for monetization.

Here are some sites aside from Google AdSense where you can monetized your websites:

Step 7-Help People find your Site

Some people thought that having monetized their site is more than enough to earn money and start doing nothing. It is your responsibility to promote and increase traffic to your site so that people find your site.  Your either share your site with the social network sites or do some promotional activities like advertising and marketing.

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