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Networking Where is your freedom? Could it be hiding in your passions, hobbies, skills or life experience? If you harnessed your expertise to create an online business that generated a consistent revenue stream, you would be able to free yourself from the shackles of the 9-5 grind. The Internet holds the key for you to create a lifestyle of freedom by empowering you to get paid for who you are. First things first, though: Youll need to create the foundation for your freedom your online business. Here are the five things you need to do before you can begin getting paid for who you are: 1. Decide Who You Help – Before you can become free youll have to decide who youre going to market to. Dont think you can market to everyone. Its critical that you target specifically to a group that you and your product can help. Remember, your own experience probably shows that you are not attracted to products or services designed to help everyone. If youre a woman, dont you prefer bath products that are designed for women? Its the same for your customers: people like to purchase solutions that are specific to their problem. 2. Set Up Your Website – You have three choices when it comes to setting up your Web site: You can do it all yourself; You can get a host, which will make the more difficult steps easier during creation and maintenance; Or, you can hire someone to set up the site for you, and even adjust the content as needed. Whatever you decide on, you need to get the site up fast, because the faster people find you, the faster you can help them and get paid for it. 3. Set Up Your Newsletter – Your main goal with your Web site is to get your visitors email addresses and then build a relationship with them by providing regular and valuable content. Its very rare that someone will visit your site for the first time and shell out money for a product right there on the spot. You have to develop a relationship with them engage them by providing valuable content that will ultimately gain your customers trust. Thats why a newsletter is so critical it will allow you to market to your customer, not just for 30 seconds, but possibly for life. 4. Create Your Own Product – Think about everything you know in your area of expertise and think about your other areas of expertise and how they overlap with one another. Then combine these ideas with your life experience and youll realize youre a walking, talking storage place of information. If you create educational products and sell them on your Web site, youll be creating a passive income, making money even while you are asleep or on vacation. It could be a book, a training program, a teleseminar anything that shines a light on your expertise and helps your target market. 5. Get Massive Traffic to Your Web site – There are several methods you can use to create a constant flow of targeted traffic to your site. One great way is to write articles (or have them written for you) with useful content and key words and phrases potential customers will use to find you, and post them on other Web sites with links back to yours. Other methods include blogging, networking, publicity, social media or public speaking. Choose one and go deep with it. Bottom line: offer compelling free content and people will want to link to you. Are you ready to believe a lifestyle of freedom is possible for you? By applying the five steps with persistent effort, its not only possible but quite likely. You just have to get started. About the Author: International speaker, standup comedian and Professional Certified Coach David Wood is the author of Get Paid for Who You Are and a coauthor of the bestselling book Guerilla Marketing on the Front Lines. His tried and true methods for freeing oneself from the shackles of the timecard have been the inspiration for many people to gain a lifestyle of freedom and contribution. Learn more at .GetPaidLifestyle… Article Published On: 相关的主题文章: