Home based business in South Africa - writing online
Deciding on a home based business in South Africa is quite difficult as you don't hear of to many success stories. I personally do not like to carry stock and pay staff as I have seen that movie before and watched myself throw a lot of hard earned money at wasted energies.
So I chose a home base business that it worked only by my own efforts and is all done on the pc so that even when we decide to go on holiday, we can still earn a passive income online in South Africa.
The home based business that we focus on has taken a few years to fine tune and hone, but now produces an honest and passive income that grows every month.
If you enjoy writing, then this is definitely the easiest home based business for you to consider.
We decided that our home based business should have no overheads so that every thing in tems of money and our passive income was pure profit. So thats what we do.
How do you do it ?
There are basically two types of methods that we generate money by writing online.
The first method employs no skills whatsoever and just simply allows us to write on any topic we want and when ever we have some free time, we churn out a bit of writing and add it to our online income stream. We decided after about 6 months of research and trila and error that by writing articles and interest pieces for revenue sharing sites, they would pay us a poriton of the income generated to the writing sites by allowing them to show our articles to their readers.
The advertisers on these writing sites were the ones who paid the site owners who in turn monitored the readers and paid the writers in relativity. It quickly grew a passive income very month and we now recieve a regular cheque every month for our efforts.
The most fantastic thing about this home based business is that what we have written to date is always going to be around on the internet generating a passive income that we can enjoy or use for other ventures. The point is that we keep adding to it every month and so it is snowballing nicely into a substantial little nest egg.
We have only been doing this now for about 2 years and still we have not run out of things to write about.
The second method which we earn from is what is called affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is not a new concept in South Africa as a home based business, but is not franchised and does not need any fees to join and this is why it is often not mentioned and kept somewhat of a secret among those in the know.
It incorporates a basic sales system of selling products online as a middle man and getting paid a commission on each sale. This agian means no stock and no overheads as it is all done over the internet and the buyer pays the supplier directly. It will take a lot more effort than to just write as you will need to have some sales and marketing experience to graspo all the concepts of affiliate marketing.
Well I hope you enjoyed this different approach to home based business models and that you find every success as we did. Best of luck in your endeavours.