Products to Sell online
Need ideas for products to sell online? Let's take a look...
Products - Electronic products that sell
information do very well online. For example, you could write an ebook on a topic that the public craves information on and you've got yourself a nice tidy
sum coming in each month. The beauty of information products is that you write it once and collect the
Affiliate Products -
This is more about promoting products than actually selling them. As I mentioned above, if you don't have a product
to sell nor do you wish to sell products directly you might consider promoting affiliate products. If you make a
sale by referring someone to a product, then you make a commission. For many affiliate products that can be 50% or
more of the sale of the product.
Sell Your Old Stuff on Ebay
- Ebay draws millions of visitors and is a huge marketplace for
opportunity. It's not hard to get started but here are some great tips for selling on
ebay that could get you started today making money for
Buy Wholesale & Sell Retail
with Dropshipping - Don't have your own products? Not a
problem, there are plenty of products you can acquire wholesale and sell on ebay for retail. Simply find a
dropshipper, preferably one that is ebay certified, and you're good
Still stumped about what products to sell online? Here's a free
guide that will help you find products and how to know if
they will produce profitable sales.
Getting Started Selling Your Products or
If you're considering getting started selling online, here's a run down of how to
get started and a list of tools you'll need.
1. You'll need a website. Either create a
website yourself or contact a website developer.
2. Register for a domain
3. Find reliable web
4. Set up a
account for accepting credit cards online.
5. Find an email autoresponder to respond to emails and orders automatically
6. Obtain a business license & Sellers Permits
7. A business phone, fax and mailbox
Preparation and setup can be extensive, however there are a few products that will
make the job easier such as Ken Envoy's Site Build It. Yahoo even puts out a great eCommerce solution called
Yahoo Store that is definitely worth a second look.
If you do choose Yahoo Store, this is a great supplement to help you make the most
of your site and acquire as many sales as possible. How To Create a profitable e-commerce
If you're going to sell on the internet or
simply rely on the internet to promote your business, you're going to need to create and build a website.
Register Your Domain
Create a domain name that is the name of your business or as closely related to the name of your business and
register it to you.
Find Reliable web
Choosing a web host that is reliable will
ensure your site is up and running at all times and will accommodate the amount of visitors and interaction that
Set up a merchant
In order to accept credit card payments online, you
will need to choose a merchant
You will need to respond to emails and online
orders automatically and quickly.
A reliable email
autoresponder will help you look
professional, answer common questions and ensure your customers receive proper feedback. It also helps you collect
email addresses from those that visit your site so that you can keep in touch with potential
Obtain a business license & Seller permits
Is unlawful for any person to conduct business without a business license.
Additionally all businesses that are retailers or wholesalers of taxable goods or
services are required to obtain a Seller's Permit or
resale license. A sellers permit is not necessary if you are in affiliate sales, but it's
generally a good idea to obtain one anyway. Here's more info
licenses and permits.
Set up a business phone, fax,
Setting up a business phone, fax or mailbox is not
required but having at least a phone contact speaks volumes as to whether you are a legitimate, trustworthy
business. It's always good business practice to allow people a way to contact you. Most people never do call you
but they generally want to know they can if they need to.
A mailing address is also not required but indicates your authenticity. It's not
necessary to publish an exact address, a P.O. Box is acceptable.