1001 Newbie - Friendly Tips HTML version

Chapter 1
Staking Out Your Claim
A website is not required before starting an online business. There is a good deal
of planing and learning to be done, before beginning to build one. Defining your
niche is the fundamental task. If you already have a site running, look through
these notes for good ideas you may have overlooked.
How Do You Define Success? - While making a million bucks is unlikely, you
can make a good living.
What's It Cost To Start An Online Business?" - There are costs in starting any
business, online or offline.
One Path To Online Success - There are lots of paths leading to success; this
is one of the best.
Niche Finding Made Easy - Niche marketing is the only way to go.
Define A Niche, Then Conquer! - Success depends upon defining a
niche within which you can dominate.
Knock Off The Guru! - If you find a guru dominating the niche you want,
see if he or she can be toppled.
The Vortals Are Coming! - If you have found a niche, but lack a great
product, consider building a vertical directory.
Who Do You Want To Sell To? - The key question may not be what to
sell, but who to sell to.
Plan Your Way To Success - Without a solid business plan, you are
doomed to fail.
Learn How To Win - Many willing to do the work required are not prepared
for the associated learning task.
The Ultimate Shoestring Startup! - Follow this plan to start a business
without spending a dime.