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Top Tips for Making Money Online

In the late 1990s and the early 2000s, it seemed like everyone was rushing to venture capitalists to try to start a .com business. It didn’t take long for the bubble to burst, but that hasn’t deterred entrepreneurs from trying to start smaller scale online businesses. If you want to run a successful e-commerce business, try the following tips for a smooth start: Have a clear plan: Pick a niche, and work to serve it. You’ll do better by successfully targeting a small, clear audience, than you would by trying (and failing) to appeal to everyone. Focus on usability: Unless your target audience is web developers or artists, there’s no need to focus on flashy graphics and fancy user interfaces. Most people just want to visit a website, buy what they want, and move on. Make your website clean, quick to load, and easy to navigate. Do your keyword research: A huge billboard advertising program probably wouldn’t fit inside your budget, and would be a waste of time for most startups anyway. Do some keyword research and figure out what your target audience is searching for. You’ll make more money out of 100 interested visitors than you would out of 10,000...
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