Internet marketing is nothing but promoting and selling products and services using the Internet. The market is unlimited with millions of customers and the business is round the clock.
First of all you must set your goals and draw a plan, both short-term and long-term. Also decide whether you want go full time or part-time. Then decide on the product-- new or used - to be on sale.
After preliminaries, create an attractive website which can accept and process client orders effectively.
The second step is planning the budget for marketing. Look for cheap and effective ad campaigns such as ads on engines, PPCs -paid per click, free and paid classifieds and link exchanges.
Then search for a guide who can tell about his strategies he had used to succeed. Participate in Internet forum discussions. Talk to your friends about your venture. Let as many people as possible to know about.
Take the assistance of a professional to optimize the website for the search engines. Irrespective of the size, the website must have good content. It must be keyword rich and must come up often in common Internet searches.
Have a big blog and encourage your clients to post their comments on your products. Make an effort to rectify the drawbacks pointed out.
Corporate presence on top social networking sites which have huge following can be the safest bet for you.
Above all you must be confident that you will succeed. Be optimistic. Only hard work, dedication, focus and commitment can put you on the path of success. Don't give in for unrealistic expectations of making overnight success. Persistent hard work with patience can only give results. You cannot expect earnings during the initial couple of years.