Friday, June 15, 2007

Critical Steps to Online Success - Decide What Business you want to be in.

Some people find this to be the step that stops them cold
before they even get started. But it doesn't need to be
like that. It's amazing how quickly ideas begin to flow
once we begin brain storming.

Information products-ie "how-to" books and manuals on
subjects that interest people are the easiest to work with.
If you don't think you can write then hire a ghost writer,
find "free" products on the net in expired copyright
directories or sell affiliate products.

Just get out a sheet of paper and start to make some lists
and the ideas will come in a torrent.

What do you like to do?

Do you like your job? Would you like to work for yourself
in the same field? What is your dream job? What is your
secret dream for your life? Could you write about that?

What inspires you?

Are you into health or exercise? Do you believe in food
supplements? Are you a romantic? Would you like to write
advice columns and reviews on dating? Is religion a focal
point of your life? What about sports? Do you love to ski

What are you good at?

Are you a great surfer, cyclist, runner, swimmer, skier?
Are you a great cook? Do you really understand computer
hardware or software? Can you design websites?

What do you know about?

Do you read about history? Have you traveled a lot? Do you
speak and write Spanish?

Once you have some ideas for an area that you would like
to work in, you need to find out if anyone else has any
interest in this field. You can do that by checking how
many people per month have searched for this term by using
the Overture keyword Selector Tool:

As you run your ideas through Overture you will be
triggered into other searches and your list of ideas will

Finally you will have narrowed your list down to one or
two areas of interest and you are ready to proceed to the
next step: What products will you promote? And how to find