Lesson 7 – Blogging for a Living

Not every self-employed person has a product or service to sell. Many hopeful entrepreneurs do not even want to consider sales as part of their business model. The reality is that with the internet there are so many online business models that you can avoid the sales game entirely.

Lesson 5 – Your Website Content

Your website is only as good as the content on it. This is the single most important principle that you will have to always remember when starting and growing your online business. In fact, a website is worthless without content. But it’s not just about content, the key is quality content.

Lesson 4 – A Mailing List

A great product or even awesome service does not necessarily guarantee customer loyalty. In this day and age where competition is rife and customers are often distracted by aggressive marketing campaigns, businesses have to make greater efforts in ensuring that customers will come back. Emails are a great way to do this.

Lesson 1 – Understanding Online Business

Our first lesson for this tutoiial will focus on the fundamentals of an online business. Whether you have a small home business, a successful enterprise with many employees or whether you are still thinking about starting a business, the internet can help you get going or grow your existing venture into a bigger operation.

What do South Africans want?

As a budding entrepreneur this is a question that you will have to consider at some time. The more accurate your answer, the more likely you are to build a successful business. Newcomers to the business world often forget that success depends on fulfilling the customer’s needs, not their own whims and desires.