How To Make Money Online For Free – The Secret!
So, you want to know how to make money online for free!
The big question is, of course, can it be done?
Well, yes, it can. It can be done with no training and no cost for website registration or hosting, no advertising or online campaigns that result in expense. In fact, no cost whatsoever. But it’s not that easy. If you hit lucky in selecting your niche, your product and with your marketing you just may do it, but not without working at it!
Lets have a brief look at what you’d need to do.
Presumably you have some way to access the internet. Obviously if you want to know how to make money online for free this is a reasonable assumption to make. So, where to start.
The first thing you need to know is who you’re going to sell to and what you’re going to sell them. Notice that it’s not what you’re going to sell and who you’re going to sell to. First you have to identify a demand. Go online and use the search engines to track down forums or groups dealing with topics in which you’re interested. It’s much easier to start by dealing with something you are interested in and have a degree of knowledge about. Have a look around in the “niche” you’ve chosen and establish what problems arise most often. Bear in mind that very few people actually contribute to forums or groups so if a problem or question crops up a few times there’s likely to be quite a high demand for the solution. The type of problem you’re looking for is one that can be satisfied by providing information – a digitally downloadable info-product. But if you’re looking at how to make money online for free how does this help?
Well, it identifies a market place of course. What’s more a marketplace where the potential customers are warm. They’re looking for a solution. If you’re the one that provides it – you’re in business!
Then comes the product. You don’t have one, but there are a few options open to you.
You could create your own from scratch but that takes time, and possibly skills you don’t have. You’re not going to find out how to make money online for free very quickly if you go for this option.
You could create your own product by “swiping” the work of others. Now, if this is the option you choose you must be ethical about it. What you do is go to the online article directories and find articles that provide a solution to, help with or comment on the problem you’ve identified. You then put together several of these articles in an e-book and you have your product. Most, if not all, the article directories allow you to use material in this way but they also require that you obtain permission of the publisher, you don’t make any changes to the article(s), you leave in the publisher’s bio and links and usually that you include a link back to the original article. If you are not to tarnish your “professional reputation” before you even learn how to make money online for free it is essential that you do things ethically and comply with these requirements.
A third alternative, and possibly the best, is to find a ready made product and sell it for commission. This is known as either joint venturing or affiliate marketing. It is the quickest way to get your business started. There are several websites that match product creators (or merchants) with marketers (or affiliates) and charge a small fee out of the sale price of each product for the service. They also track sales and deal with payment by collecting the funds from the customer and dividing it, paying you your commission and the merchant the balance. Commission rates can be quite high; 50% or even 75%! You can see that this can be an ideal way how to make money online for free.
How are you going to sell this product?
You’ll need a website but doesn’t that lead to cost?
No, not necessarily. There are several blogging software and publishing resources that cost absolutely nothing. Have a look around the web, pick one that you think you’ll be comfortable with and get yourself signed up. Then you will have to do a little work.
Your blog doesn’t need to be an all singing, all dancing, graphically impressive work of art. What it has to is content (that’s text – words even) relevant to the niche and product you’ve chosen. A few posts of 400 to 500 words each such as a welcome and introductory resume, a couple of posts discussing the problem you’ve identified and then a review of the product is a good start. And when you review the product you include, in or at the end of the post, your affiliate link for your customers to click through and buy!
Now you have all the tools you need but there’s one further stage before you can really feel that you know how to make money online for free. You’ve got to tell your customers.
Where better to begin that with the groups or forums where you identified the demand in the first place. You need to check out the rules of each group or forum before doing this but in many if you leave a comment you are allowed to leave a “signature” that includes a link to your website or blog (not directly to the merchant’s product sales page using your affiliate link, hence the need for the blog above). Don’t go charging straight in trying to sell your product. You’ll fail. First build a rapport or relationship with the group or forum members. Make comments sympathising with the problem. Over a few days make three or four comments, perhaps massaging the difficulty the problem creates, developing the need for a solution. Then, eventually, mention that you’ve come across this product that just might fit the bill – providing a link to your blog, where you give the product a glowing review and the link to the merchant’s sales page through your affiliate link.
And that’s it. You now know how to make money online for free. Yes, you’re going to have to work at it and, yes, you’re probably going to find that you need “knowledge” that you don’t have, but in essence you can now do it!