Beginner’s Guide – Setting Up And Running A Successful Online Business

by | Nov 15, 2017 | Building an online business |

Whether you suffer from social anxiety or are a social butterfly, an online business can give you the freedom to live your life in the way you want.

Whether you need to earn a full time income, some extra pennies for those little luxuries or need to stay at home to look after children or other relatives, Start Your Business Online can help you achieve your dreams and guide you to online success.

It may be that at this moment in time you can’t imagine how this all works but you know it is probably your only option.

Don’t worry, you are definitely not alone.

Five years ago I NEEDED to earn a full time income but COULDN’T go back out into the ratrace to achieve that income.

Working from home was my only option and it has changed my life completely.

If I can do this then, believe me, so can you and I can help.

Before we begin on our journey together it is important to understand that this isn’t going to be a case of ‘Get Rich Quick’.

Actually, there aren’t any legal and sustainable methods of earning a good income with no work that can happen overnight.  I’m afraid, like all good things, it is a case of

Whatever you put in, you’ll get out!

If you aren’t prepared to do the work to succeed then this isn’t for you.

Are you still here?


Let’s get this show on the road.

I’m going to show you how to create a full time income from your comfort zone.  Whether that be from :

OHiding bulldogr from which ever hiding place you choose…

…you can succeed.

Read on…

What Do You Need?

Do you have what it takes?


You will need time to learn the basic skills.  They aren’t difficult but when you are just starting out it can all become rather overwhelming.


The feeling of being totally overwhelmed is not unusual but it can make you feel as if you have bitten off more than you can chew.  My best advice here is to take baby steps.  We will be going over every step so please don’t get worried.


Whatever your reason for wanting an online business you must treat it like a business.  If you want to succeed, take the bull by the horns and commit to this whole heartedly.  You will be the one who reaps the benefits.

A ‘DO’ Mentality!!

From experience, I know how easy it is to learn and learn and learn but not actually ‘do’ anything.  There will be feelings of “I don’t know enough yet”.  Try not to let these feelings get the better of you or you’ll find your business will never get off the ground.  Learning is very important, of course, but if you don’t take action on the things you are learning you will never start.  Learn, Do, teach.  It works, believe me.  I’ve recently learnt another way of putting into practice the things and that’s by living by the ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ technique I’ve been learning at here.

The First Steps – Baby Steps

Let’s go through the first steps you need to get your business going.  I’ll elaborate on all the steps but if you do get stuck, you can always drop me a line in the comment box below and I’ll be delighted to help you get going.

First of all you are going to need to think of a topic, ie, what is the focus of your website? This is your ‘niche’.

Next is building your website yes, I know, it sounds scary but you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to start.

A crucial part of an online business is the ability to drive visitors to your site constantly. We will go into some depth on this topic.

And then comes the making money from your website.

Let’s break these steps down a little more.

Choosing A Niche

The first thing you need to decide is what will your business be about.  This will be your  ‘niche‘.

Your niche can be anything you’d like.  So if you are an avid stamp collector, cloud analyser, electrician, potter or brain surgeon you can use your knowledge to make money.

If you have a passion, problem, hate, love or need these can also be the basis for a money making website.

Creating A Website

In a nutshell, this is the process:-

Create a website about something you enjoy or are good at or passionate about.

Write about your topic on your website.

Add affiliate links to your site recommending relevant products

People visit your site because you are helping them with an issue

Add affiliate links to your site. You can also sell your own product but this is not a necessity, just an option)

When people click on the links and buy products you get paid a commission

Getting Visitors To Your Site

This is the difficult part of internet marketing, in my eyes.  It has taken me a long time to crack this nut but I’m going to share with you my techniques and tactics.

There are free and paid methods of gaining visitors and we will be going through each methods.

Making Money From Your Site

Affiliate marketing is promoting other people’s products or services in return for a commission on any sales.

For example, if your niche is classic car restoration, you may have affiliate link on your site for a special type of wheel brace.  If someone clicks on this link and buys the product, you will get a commission on that sale.

There is no customer service, communication, packing or posting – that is all up to the seller.

If you need any help with setting up your online business or would like to ask a question, please fill in the form below and we’ll get back to as soon as possible.

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