How exactly do you define and then identify easy home based business ideas..? I mean, what exactly makes one home based business idea, easier than another…
Well, one thing is for sure, no matter how hard you search, there really is no such thing as easy money. But there are two specific business opportunities that can be run from home without too much effort – let’s take a look…
First up is Network Marketing or MLM as it’s otherwise known. Now before you recoil back in horror, network marketing has actually undergone quite a change over the past few years and many may argue convincingly, that it needed to!
You see even a few years ago, anyone who got involved in a networking opportunity would be told…
- “Don’t worry about leads…you have hundreds just waiting for you to contact them, they’re called friends and family…”
- “Just bring them along to the weekly meeting…they can’t fail to sign-up once they see our presentation…”
- And the best one of all…”If in doubt – shout it out” which meant that if you had any thought at all that someone close to you may even slightly be interested, let them have your speech with both barrels!
Needless to say that one would quite quickly become disowned by their entire family and friends as soon as uttering anything to do with MLM, and on the off-chance that someone was either terminally bored or bordering on insane and did volunteer to go to your presentation…they’d likely fall asleep or walk out in embarrassment.
But things change, even network marketing, although not that much of the credit can go to the companies behind the opportunities. Because many networkers have woken up to the Internet and are using it to their massive advantage. They know that a savvy marketer can actually get prospects to pay them to get more information and can actually develop automatic systems churning out hot, targeted prospects actually contacting them, wanting to know more!
Add this to the resources and materials that you would normally have access to from a top networking business, and the ability to make a decent living, from home really does get easier…
So that’s the first so-called ‘easy home based business idea…what’s the second?
How about Affiliate Marketing..?
If you’re not sure what affiliate marketing is all about, it’s actually quite simple…You see what normally happens is that someone will develop and produce (hopefully…) a high quality ‘product’. This product can be physical, but as we’re trying to identify easy biz’ opps’, we’ll use the example of an ‘informational product’ which could be an E-Book of some kind.
The producer should also provide proven and effective marketing resources such as textual and banner advert’s as well as some kind of back end facility allowing you (the affiliate) to check on your sales and earnings. You are in effect, a self-employed, commission based salesperson whose job it is to go out and find the targeted visitor traffic desperate for the information contained within the product you are promoting – you get a big slice of the sale without having to do any of the development.
With margins up to 90% in some cases, you can understand why it is one of the most popular home business opportunities online.
Of course, I’m only scratching the surface with either opportunity, and as I said at the start, neither will provide you easy money, but if you are looking for a business idea that really can be run from home, with much of the hard work already done for you, leaving you to simply find the prospects to turn into customers…Network or Affiliate Marketing could and should be top of your list.