Among one of the low cost, high margin businesses you can get into is consulting. All you need is a laptop, an internet connection, a phone to make calls and your expertise.
Digital marketing done right can do wonders for consultants. Bear in mind that these tactics also apply to freelancing and other service based businesses.
There are some people who believe that email marketing has become essentially useless. The truth is, email marketing will remain useful as long as people continue to use email. Let those people stop using email as a marketing medium, and take over in their wake. Because if you’re smart about the way you approach email marketing, it’s just as valuable as any other marketing tool you have at your disposal.
Sellers in Amazon.com usually describe their items with keywords that they imagine will be typed in by users. They try to put themselves in the mind of a buyer, which is not the easiest thing. The keywords that are actually used are surprisingly different yet sensible.
Instead of shooting in the dark, it would be ideal to predict what a user would key in with accuracy. To predict that, one should start with what buyers have keyed in recently. That is what providers of keyword tools are aiming to achieve. However, it is no mean task.
In amazon, there are tens of millions of searches for a product category and millions for an ASIN. ASIN is the unique identifier assigned by Amazon for a product. The goal is to reverse ASIN reports so that the numbers of searches per keyword are visible. There are billions of combinations of keywords and ASIN that are unique.
There is a myriad of blog posts that cover a broad range of topics available online. Most of these articles are just different versions of a single content. Even with countless topics to talk about, there seems to be a lack of creativity and originality in these posts. So, let’s talk about original content, how to make it great, and why protecting it from being used over again without your consent is important.
Great content vs. original content
The possibilities of producing great content are endless. But writing great content can be challenging. The writer will have to put in time and effort to come up with a piece that is informative, appealing, and coherent. Otherwise, the writer will risk writing an article that is poor in quality. Not giving the write-up enough thought will ultimately defeat its purpose of delivering a message to an audience.
When setting up a new website or blog, there are many hosting options, like shared hosting, VPS hosting, and dedicated hosting. We’ll start off by answering this question: what is Linux VPS hosting?
What is Linux?
Linux is an Operating System like Windows. There are various “distributions” of it that are free and safe to use. A VPS is a “virtual machine” on a larger server. Essentially, this means that you get full control over a machine that hosts your website. This brings to light some VPS hosting benefits: total control over your virtual machine and the opportunity to save money by using a free operating system (in addition to many more).
To quote a Wall Street Journal article, “online shopping in Southeast Asia only accounts for 0.2% of all recent retail sales. If it rises to 5%, the market could be worth some $21.8 billion.” By comparison, e-commerce accounts for 8% of retail sales in China – essentially attesting the fact that e-commerce is set to boom. With a relatively low barrier of entry, there are plenty of opportunities for smaller e-commerce players and startups to enter the market and make money online – exploring all available channels is the key to success – testing & measuring different options in order to determine what performs best for your business.
In this article, myths and facts about the right online marketing mix are cleared and discussed to see how startups can kick off their growth by taking the plunge.