Running a Work at Home Internet Business – 2 Mistakes to Avoid

by zpz123

Have you decided to start a work at home internet business? You would like to know what are the things which can make your first work at home internet business fail? If ‘yes’ is your answer, I have happy news for you. This article shows you 2 mistakes that a lot of newbie make. This is easy to understand as most of them are new to online home business world and don’t know these fatal errors.

Mistake #1: Spend too much time and money on ineffective advertising methods

Ineffective advertising methods are the ones that do not make you any money. Want to know some of them? Safelist, traffic exchange programs, guaranteed hits programs, FFA (Free for all) programs.

All these ways of advertising will bring you traffic but untargeted traffic. With this kind of traffic, you hardly get any sale.

In other words, your job is to find out the ways which bring you targeted traffic. Before spending your valuable time and money on any kind of advertising methods, consider carefully if those methods bring you targeted traffic or not.

I have listed some good ways of Internet advertising in hope that they can help you a little bit in advertising your work at home internet business. They are article marketing, ezine marketing (ezine advertising and ezine article), SEO (search engine optimization), Google Adwords, and more…

Mistake #2: Don’t have a website

Many people say that you could make money easily without owning a website. All you should do is to set the Google Adwords campaigns and put your affiliate link into ‘destination link’ box. Then, if someone clicks on your ads, visit the merchant site and buy items when they are at merchant site, you get paid.

Another ‘advice’ is to join affiliate program you like, and then put the affiliate link at the signature file when you post something on Forums, or message board.

Frankly, these ways might generate several sales for you. But, they are surely a waste of time and money in the term of long-term internet income. Besides, having a website will give you a better chance to make internet income. For example, you can add more affiliate programs on your site or you can also put Google adsense code on your site to make money from Google.

Starting a work at home internet business is very easy and profitable nowadays. However, you have to be careful so that you do not make 2 huge mistakes above that can charge you lots of strength, time and money.

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