As you begin looking at starting an online business one of the first steps that you must tackle is to develop an Internet business strategy to follow in your business. There is no reason to reinvent the wheel when there are so many successful marketers that you can mirror. In this article I will give you three proven Internet business strategies that have stood the test of time. Those strategies are affiliate marketing, information marketing and online auctions.
There are many advantages for designing your business for affiliate marketing. The first advantage is that you don’t have to create a product of your own to market. The second advantage is that you can select a proven seller to market so that you already know that there is a market for that product. The third advantage is that you can get started making money right away with little or no up front cost.
Information marketing is one of the most profitable Internet business strategies though it will require more effort and up front expense than the affiliate business model. With information marketing you will select a niche and research to determine the common need in your niche. Then you will create your own information product to fill that need. Your information product can be in the form of an ebook, a series of audio’s or videos or even a physical book or home study course.
The online auction business strategy is one of the fastest and easiest models to start earning an income online. With this strategy you can start by listing and selling unwanted items that you already have in your home. Even if you don’t want to do the auction business full time, the experience that you gain in writing titles and creating bid pulling ads or listings will be a valuable education when you are ready to take your business to the next level.