Marketing Training and Traffic Generation

Published by: Laurie Haynes on 03-Jun-22
Earn from Your Skills Online

Once you decide that you want to try to make money from home online, there are a couple of steps you should know first. Depending on your situation.

If you are a student and you want to make money while taking classes at a college or university you will want to continue reading. If you are an employee and you want to make extra money online to supplement your income then this article is for you.

If you are retired out of your career and are looking to start a new business then you will want to pay attention. If you already offer a freelancing service than you will learn a few new tips. If you don’t know where to start or how to use the internet to generate income then I will answer all of your questions.

The types of people who are searching on the web are students, employees, freelancers, retirees, business owners and regular people like you and me.

The current economic situation has turned most people into a position which requires them to work from home. It is important to note that companies that hire remote workers it is called telework, or telecommuting. You can interview for a position with a company who need customer care agents to answer phones from home, as well as provide clerical duties as a virtual assistant.

If you have skills with web design you can join freelance websites to help people with building websites, creating graphic logos, or social media profile covers.

Entrepreneurs outsource work to remote workers from home to help with driving traffic to websites, or posting content on blogs.

These are legitimate jobs that pay hourly or by contract. You can get paid per completed assignment or you can earn a salary. To qualify for a legit online job you will need to have references from previous employers as well as a resume to show past experience, often you will need to have a college degree if you plan on working in management or provide in-demand services such as computer programming.

The reality is that you can do two things:

1. Apply to work for a company as a freelance, independent contractor for a set fee,

2. or you can sell products and services to others by setting up a ecommerce website.

The good news is that you will have plenty of time to try out different offers to see which one will work best for you and your personality type. Discussions with mastermind groups and writing down a strategy will help you focus on the necessary daily tasks to succeed.

Most people don’t actually have a business of their own and they are affiliates for other people’s products.

You can be an affiliate for performance based companies that pay per lead. How it works is that if you create content on a blog you can recommend products and services with an affiliate link and if the person reading your content clicks on the link and makes a purchase you will earn a small commission.

Lots of people who say that they make money online, you should know how they are doing it. First they are receiving revenue share of the sale of products and services owned by other peoples companies. So you are a sales representative or referral agent. You make money from sending leads to a company who will sell more products and if you are good at generating traffic then you can earn lots of commission from each sale.

There is also the opportunity to make money from dropshipping services such as aliexpress, you pay for the products upfront and then sell the items on a site like Shopify.

When a person buys from your website Aliexpress will send the items to the customers and you will earn money from each sale.

Your expense will be buying the retail items in bulk at a low price and then reselling those items at a profit. This kind of business is popular but it requires learning which products are popular or you could end up with lots of inventory that doesn’t sell.

People who make money blogging are picking topics that will rank in Google and will attract organic visitors. These visitors will come to read or learn a topic that you are posting on your blog. How you make money is from having sponsored ads or pay per click ads on your website.

If a person clicks on a sponsored link you will get paid a small revenue share from the company advertising on your website. This is probably the easiest way to earn extra money because it does not require the visitor to make a purchase before you get paid.

You are getting paid per lead that you send to these companies. The truth is that the amount of money you get paid each month can be as low as $50 dollars to as much as $500 dollars but most of the time it will not be enough to quit your job or to make a full-time living on the internet.

Those who make $3000 to $5000 a month from a blog or from freelance remote work is rare because it requires time, and lots of traffic. If you are just starting out and you are brand new to the internet you will want to test out these various methods of making money untill you find something that you like doing.

Other ways to make money online is to become a brand ambassador, this is when you contact a company and let them know that you like their products. Next you ask if they have a social influencer program, if they do then you can join and let them know you spend time on social media and if you have a big enough following then you can qualify to recommend these companies.

Those social media influencers that you see on Instagram, Youtube, Facebook and Twitter they spend lots of hours building up a list of followers who are interested in their personality. Then when they recommend a product those followers will buy it. This can earn a brand ambassador several thousands of dollars in commissions.

If you have social media profile accounts then you will want to get noticed and try to build up a big list of followers, it can lead to becoming the voice for a major brand. Many of the youtubers publish several videos a month and they interact with their audience by answering questions, having contests and giveaways to get people to like them.

The title of this article I said things you should know before you join. The types of money making programs online will require that you have an email address, a social media profile, as well as a website to post content for readers. My advice to you is to build up some content, it can be articles, videos, or photos for people to interact with online. This will help you get started.

You can become a freelancer, if you have skills that are in demand such as doing graphic design, web development, computer programming, voice-overs, marketing or consulting. You will need a website, domain, hosting and social profiles. Once you have these things you will want to stay connected to your audience and you can do that with a landing page, autoresponder and a email follow-up sequence.

It takes work to make money online. You have to build up a brand, introduce yourself to the world, offer a service or product or become an affiliate for other peoples products. The internet is about getting noticed and learning how to sell your skills and talents.

Find companies hiring teleworkers or work for yourself, either way you must first setup your own internet real estate so that you can build a brand, build a voice, create a conversation that connects with your viewers.

I would suggest joining some Facebook Groups, posing videos on Youtube, setting up a website and deciding what message or story you want to share with the world. If you have retired out of your occupation, people can learn from your experiences, you can write a book, sell online courses or provide business consulting.

If you are a student still going to school you can help other students find test information online or come together in study groups, find out who you can connect with in your local area, provide clerical services to businesses who need some one to answer customer calls or post links on social media.

As a business owner you will want to have an online presence to reach customers, this will require that you set up a business website to introduce your products and services and show what your company can offer that is different from your competitors in your industry.

Working a job but wanting to make extra income online, you will want to look for micro-task jobs that pay for you to complete things like researching a topic, writing articles, posting videos, or data entry and transcribing.

Do a search on google and type the words “freelance jobs” or “part-time jobs” to see what is available.

The first thing you want to do before you joining a money making website is to figure out what skills you already have that you can contribute.

If you don’t have any skill then you will want to sign up for a free training course that will show you how to write articles, how to type or how to design a website or how to make a logo or how to upload a video.

There is plenty of opportunities for you to learn a new skill or to contribute the experience you already have to help others with their business.

Companies are looking to hire skilled and knowlegeable people who know how to run Facebook ads or how to edit videos for youtube or how to generate traffic to a website. If you don’t already know how to do these things you can learn how to do them.

But before you can help someone else or collaborate with a company you will want to set up your social media profiles and have a website for people to learn more about you and what you do.

If you are an artist then have a website that showcases your art. If you are a photographer than have a website that shows your style of photos. If you are good at cooking than have a youtube channel that shows your favorite recipes.

If you are good at crafts than have a website that sell your products, Etsy is a good place to sell homemade items.

If you like to talk you can become a voice over for people’s videos or you can start a podcast to do live streaming.

If you like to play video games people will pay you to watch you play. These are just a few ideas of things you can do that might seem like a hobby but can easily be turned into a home-based business.

Decide what type of work you want to do then setup your virtual real estate, next start connecting with others in your niche. This is what you should know before you join a program that wants you to pay them to show you how to make money online.

As you surf the web you will come across advertisements that will tell you that you can start making money today, if you join a “money-making” program. The truth is that the person advertising this push button system, is an affiliate and they will tell you anything to get you to join because they will earn a commission.

If you join for free then just know that at some point you will be asked to upgrade into a paid membership. If you upgrade and pay a monthly fee then compare what you are being offered with what is already available from similar programs online.

In conclusion: With many options to choose from you will want to be open to learning a new skill and doing new things to get where you want in your business.