Posted on : 13-08-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing
Can anyone earn a comfortable living through blogging? Is it possible to establish a 24 hour salesman with almost zero operating cost? The answer is certainly a ‘yes’. It is established facts that there are many people who struggle with blogging; over 90% of bloggers hardly earn a single dime but on the other hand when done correctly not only can it enable anyone to earn a profitable income moreover one can build a sustaining profitable business for online as well as offline products and services.
Still doubtful if you can make any money from a blog? Well, do check out this interesting local news of a Singapore diva who makes well over 45K a month through her blogshop. The interesting thing about this lady is that she leverage on the power of blog to promote physical products. Now imagine the opportunity to promote digital information product such as audio, video, software, ebook and etc.
You may wonder what secrets these successful bloggers has that makes them so successful. Well, truth to be told, there are no secrets at all. People buy from whom they trust. Your website or blog must therefore contain and provide information of value to the customer. Be passionate about what you write in your blog.
You must not focus your entire goals solely just on making money online even though it is important. Instead, put your efforts and desire foremost to help others succeed in terms of providing and sharing good information. Zig Ziglar the famous motivational speaker says that you help yourself by helping others first. Good words spreads fast through the Internet, bad reputation and feedback spreads even faster!.
Providing good content is a must but not the only criteria in order to become successful with blogging. Besides good content, you also need to work on promoting and marketing your blog. Getting targeted traffic to your blog is equally important and in that sense, you have to implement the right strategies to attract customers.
What is targeted traffic? Essentially it refers to visitors who are interested in the product or service that you offer or promote in your website. In other words, targeted traffic are visitors that comes to your website not by chance but usually through search engines for the relevant keywords associated with your product or service that you promote.
Targeted traffic is also known as qualified traffic; visitors who knows what they are looking for and who are more responsive and likely to purchase the products that you promote and recommend in your website.
Identify a product or service that is in demand, promote it by driving targeted traffic to your web portal and build a strong relationship with your customer base so that you can continue to sell products to them. Marketing is essential and critical to the success of any business; a marketing blog allows you to do just that, it is a 24 hours salesman and spokesman for your product and service!.
The choice is yours, continue to live the rat race amidst the fear of losing your JOB in today’s global uncertain economic and financial market situation OR to take control of your destiny in building an online business empire.
As the saying goes, he who knows why will have no problem to make a living through online business but he who knows how will have the ability to establish a sustain profitable online business.