7 Steps to make an online Business Pay!
Making your online business pay
7 steps to make a online program PAY!
So - you signed up in a Free program and now you are waiting for the money to come in...... but the waiting is driving you crazy and you are losing faith!
What should you do?
I have found 7 steps, that if you follow them - they will work, and your Free Program will begin to pay...... A little at first.... but it snowballs as time goes on "if you stick to these steps!"
But let me tell you something!
If you follow these steps in a program that costs you money every month, your rewards will be even greater!
Personally I prefer paid programs. People who sign up in paid programs have something to lose - thus they work it harder! Think about it!
Here are the Seven Steps
1- Choose your program with care!
This one is often over looked by the wishful thinkers. They run around and sign up in every program imagined and fool themselves into believing that their ship will come in. They think "Throw lots of mud against the wall and some will stick". All you will end up with is, "a dirty wall."
2- Realize- "It is YOUR Business !"
Even though it maybe FREE -
"It is A Business"
"It is YOUR Business"
(or in the case of free programs to boost your hits - it is a tool for your business to use)
Therefore Treat it with tender loving care and LOTS of Sweat!
3a- Build your list.
I know you have heard that over and over, but let me ask you a few questions.... - Have you set up an auto responder to get leads? - How much time are you spending inviting friends? - How much time do you dedicate to forums so you can "get to know people and more importantly, have them get to know you"
3b- Qualify your contacts- by getting to know each other.
I've learned the hard way - getting a list of names is easy..... open your telephone book and pay attention to what you are seeing. There you have it- a HUGE list and you get it free.
The leads you get from a splash page are not much better than the telephone book if you do nothing with them!
So get to know the contacts in your list and since you should have a HUGE list - make sure you do things to get them to know you.....
4- Find A couple Mentors - Make yourself known to the leaders in your business or field of interest!
Too many people sit back and say the leaders above them and in other business's don't help them!
Let me put it to you another way.... I get TONS of advertisements sent to me because I have a large contact base. When someone on my list wants to get my attention and wants my help (that includes my downline) they have to make sure they get my attention so "I can help them".
Their attempt to contact me with a question can easily be lost with all the advertisers.... thus if you want my help - keep asking until I get the message you are serious!
I do try to respond to all requests for help, but I am human and make mistakes, and get too busy sometimes to pay notice!
5- Do what the Gurus tell you.... Advertise, make yourself and your website known, do things to get hits to your website... use technology as it is available - Auto Responders, Banner Ads and countless Viral Marketing programs.... but don't just sign up in them... WORK them like a business too.
Here are some of my favorite traffic boosting links on one splash page. You may find them useful - but most important, they will give you an understanding of this type of online marketing.
Study the web for the tricks on how to use technology better and more efficient.
There are MANY free learning forums and sources.... Start by studying the Adland Tools Tips and News Letters. Don't get sucked into all the hype around programs that you have to pay for.... most of them simply teach you what is available to learn for free! Only the Guru is getting rich there..... LOL selling the information he got by surfing and study!
6- Make your Goals realistic. Owning a business takes time to develop.... but let me tell you... "IT IS WORTH THE TIME AND EFFORT" ... so make your plan and follow it.......... BUT make your plan an ACTION PLAN!
7 - Always be learning....
I developed this forum just for that purpose. Not only to share what I know, but also to learn from those willing to share too! So drop by and participate often! Make this forum one of your favorites! Learn and Share with others. Your business will pay you greatly if you do!
There is never and end to learning - only new beginnings..... Lets Begin together!