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Want To Be Your Own Boss? Consider Internet Entrepreneurship

Posted In Technology Reviews - By Techtiplib on Friday, February 12th, 2016 With No Comments »

More and more people, especially those of young age, find jobs and get paid online. What are the advantages of online work? Work flexibility, generating income day and night, and the fact that you can work from home and take care of your family at the same time. One also gains flexibility regarding schedule (working while at the mall or on vacation), because once a site is up generating traffic, it is all about maintenance. Start-up costs are minimal when starting online, because all you need to pay for is an excellent website design, good hosting plan and a domain name. Working at home will also save you all the money that you would spend on business suits, lunches, fuel, and day care.

Internet Entrepreneurship

If this all sounds more than appealing to you, then internet entrepreneurship might be the right thing for you. Here are some ways to make your living on the internet.

1. Blogging

Get paid for writing blog posts. Comments, reviews, articles on financing, technological innovations, interior design, or medical researches. Writing for other sites can also build traffic to your own website or blog. Create a portfolio of your work opus, and it will give you clout to present to advertisers. Creating a blog has never been easier than today. Get registered on Blogger or WordPress, and you will not have to spend a dime on launching it. For start, keep your blog posts between 200-500 words until you have a few dozens of them published. Once people find your blog, the links between blog posts will encourage them to stay on the blog. With additional social media promotion, your blog will start gaining higher traffic, and generate higher revenue.

2. Upwork

The service acts as a search hound for employment. If you are still in college or cannot commit to a full-fledged career for whatever reason, this is the place where you can find a temporary job. There are job offers for copywriters, editors, graphic and video designers, accountants, audio engineers, and various temp jobs and odd gigs. Register, build your profile, write a short bio and upload your work portfolios. Then, set the parameters for job search and start submitting your bids. It will be difficult in the beginning because, well, nobody still knows your work, but once you successfully finish your first job and get well graded – job offers will start piling up. Once an employer agrees to your terms of bid and concludes the deal, you start working.

3. eBay

There are people that made fortunes by selling on eBay. The point is – eBay is the place you want to go if you have anything you want to sell online. It takes time to build up a good reputation, so if you are ready to go persist through that process, you can earn some serious money.

4. Etsy

An eBay for artists and crafters. There are many people that earn decent money by selling their handcrafted items (which are extremely popular there). When you make your seller account on Etsy, you virtually get your own storefront with items for sale. Provide quality products to your customers, and you will certainly get rewarded. Just make sure to choose a good good online payment service, as a payment gateway for receiving money for your work.

5. Kickstarter

Kickstarter is what helped many people to get their projects off the ground. What you need is a budget, a dream, and a great story to convince people to come and donate some funds to your Kickstarter campaign. Celebrities such as Spike Lee, Whoopi Goldberg, and Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels have attempted to raise funds for their own art projects via Kickstarter.

B2B marketing, social media marketing, virtual assistant, or kickstarting your own business – the list goes on and it can all be done via internet. If there is a skill that you are crafted in, then set your goal and strategies, organize yourself, and start hunting.

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