No start-up funding or money for your small business? Forget about free business grants and money or even government business loans. You don't need money to start a business. You can be a profitable small business owner just by taking advantage of the internet.
How to start
The most practical way to start up a business and make money with no money is through a home-based business on the net and affiliate marketing. Signing up for an account is free and you don't even need your own website to begin, in most cases.
How to make money
What you need to do is to promote whatever you are selling. This form of marketing is performance based, so if you don't sell, you don't make money. You can promote through:
3. Your own site Make money without selling You can actually make money without selling. Sign up for an account on a CPA (click per action) network and start making money every-time someone clicks through your link. They don't necessarily have to buy anything. Alternatively, refer people to a service that you are using and get a cut of profit every-time someone signs up through your link. Either way, you do have to promote your affiliate or referral link.
Selling your own product
Create a downloadable product Starting up a new business on the web is so easy that you can create your own product for nothing. This has to be a downloadable product that is usually information based. Do you know something that others will be willing to pay for to know? Identify your niche A new business start-up can be profitable if you first identify your niche. Your market can be single or divorced parents, guitar music lovers, Barbie doll collectors and so on. You should of course, belong to the market that you are targeting yourself. Passion is then a given and profit will flow naturally.
Creating a service business
If you would rather perform a service than sell a product, this can be a good business set-up too. It all depends on you. Here is what you can do: 1. Get a website 2. Fill it with good content 3. List your services and contact information Then, promote your website online to get new businesses.