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Making money online isn't difficult if you do proper research first

Everyone is trying to make money online with their websites, blogs, forums, or anything else you can think of where they can put a "buy now" button. The problem is people that rush into a niche and put up a website likely aren't doing the proper research beforehand and will close up shop because they can't afford to keep it open.

If you're trying to make money online, you'll quickly figure out that your research habits will either make or break the bank, and the better you get at researching the more money you will make. Not many people tell you how do the proper research, so I hope this discussion will help you out a bit, but that's no excuse for you if you just jump in before figuring out anything you're getting into Making money online isn


Do the research before even buying a domain name
If you bought a domain before you did any research, you're likely going to be annoyed when it's a difficult niche and you won't make much money. You'll probably put a website on that domain, push it for a little while, but quickly realize you're in over your head because you want to make money as soon as you can online.

Do your research first, purchase a domain when you're absolutely positive you want to get into a niche and be happy you're not wasting your money Making money online isn


Understand how long it will take to rank your website
On average it takes around 6 months to rank a new website in a low to medium difficulty niche, and that's not even that long compared to difficult niches that take years sometimes Making money online isn If you can't wait a minimum of 6 months to rank your own website, you might not be cut out for the "make money online" industry, and you might want to start looking for a new job Making money online isn

Knowing how long it will take to rank your website is pretty basic research. If you know an estimated time frame, you will be able to adjust your goals, and you will be happier if you hit your goals before you thought you would be able to achieve them.


Can you afford a PPC campaign in your niche right away?
Most of the time someone will get into a niche because they hear it's a good one that can make them a lot of money. The bad part of this is the PPC campaigns tend to cost a lot more due to the bigger corporations spending mountains of money in order to brand themselves, get clicks, and just take over as much as possible.

If you can't compete in the PPC realm for your industry, you might want to look for something else to target, because you'll never be able to see how profitable you actually can be if you're never getting paid traffic to your website.


How big are your competitors and can you overtake them easily?
Some niches are easy to take over while others are extremely difficult and that's because some niches have billion dollar corporations employing SEO and PPC teams to make everything perfect. If you think you can fight them on an even playing field, good luck, but it probably won't happen because you're just one man or a small team.

Smaller niches are easier to take over because they tend to have fewer competitors, and the industry just doesn't make as much as the bigger ones, but there is a slim chance that you could actually find a big niche that is easy to take over. If you're doing the right research you might be able to find these niches and start making money sooner rather than later with SEO alone Making money online isn


In conclusion
If you're doing the right research to figure out what niches are worth getting into you will make more money quicker and spend less on websites that will fail. You will also know how much it costs to get into PPC campaigns and be competitive without killing your profits. Sometimes you may even find a massive niche that is easy to take over because the big dogs don't do much SEO or even a little bit of PPC, which leaves it open for you to jump in and get traffic right away Making money online isn


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overcast

Nicely put Tommy. I think making money has a lot of tangent variables too. Like one big variable is your traffic. If that's not in place or say buying customer is not in place. Then the making money online is a bit harder. And people have to understand this. Because you can get all the things right, simple thing can change a lot in that case. I'd say on that note you should do proper research.



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Corzhens

The research is important when you are having a start up but it is a continuing chore because you don’t stop the research particularly with the market. Maybe you can only stop the research work when the sales are overwhelming that you have no more time to do some other chores than the selling. But even with a thorough research of the market you still cannot be assured of profit.



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overcast

I think keyword research and competitive research matters. And that comes from understanding the ranking on the search. I have seen that just having design and content does not help. Having SEO and also promoting the content matters.



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treecko142

Starting a business generally requires a lot of research first before even starting planning your business and if it's viable or not and this is especially true for online businesses since most people aren't experts on how businesses work on the internet. Sure you may have degrees in business or experience working with companies in the past, but working online is a different ball game.



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Chinet23

I totally agree. In any business, you just can't dive in unprepared and unequipped and even if you know a lot about business it doesn't mean that it will work equally the same with online business. That's actually stating the obvious but still many will fail to realize this.



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RhealaineS

Definitely! Business planning reduce the risks of failing. It's very important to plan and do your research. As they say 'leap before you lurk' and 'start with the end in mind'.



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cmoneyspinner

I love your advice. It's heartwarming. In America there are the huge multinational corporations, but there are also the small “mom and pop” businesses. These are those folks in a community that have built a rapport with the locals and have a good reputation. People are happy to be loyal customers. Hey! Everybody doesn't want to be a Walmart. Many business owners are content with a small slice of pie in the business world. As long as its enough to support their families. Just like the physical mom and pop business finds their place in the sun, so too should online entrepreneurs.



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overcast

Small shops definitely have a place in big corporate world. And there seems to be many people still in small business. I think they are what makes the local economy more stronger. And another thing is people love doing business with other people. That's why we are not yet working with bots completely as of yet. It seems like a good experience from what I have learned. That small business will continue to thrive.



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stbrians

Proper planning is needed when one ventures into new business. I agree with you. However, we have some of us who are novices in the business. We need to learn much from you people.



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Martinsx1

Remember the saying that when you fail to plan, you have already planned to fail and in such situations failing is all but guaranteed. Planning is very important in any online business one needs to start up especially with research into the strength and weaknesses of the business because it's the only way to ensure that the business succeeds.



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stbrians

Another most welcome thing is that we have people ready to help you even for a fee



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Martinsx1

The thing is that when you are new to freelancing jobs, you will definitely have people who are already in the system before you that are going to be very willing to assist you and bring you up to speed. The reason for this is that most of them actually got the help from others when they were introduced to the online job. I had help myself and I have equally given some myself whenever I can.



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stbrians

I will really bank on you to assist me come up. I have been online for long and I do not see making head over tail of it. SEOclercks has shown me that I seriously need help to get my grip on online business



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mark8625

I agree on you that. I think in general we need to make planning but especially in business. We should make a plan so that we could avoid something that might put our business at risk in the near future. Planning is the number one main thing that we need to provide in order for us to be successful in the business.



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mark8625

It is so true. Searching and planning should be do first before making business online. It is same as putting a business, we need to make a business proposal so that there has a guidelines to be followed. Business is very risky. It needs to learn different areas so that it will become successful.



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NesMarcos

This article is worth reading. Researching and proper planning in any kinds of business, either online or offline, is a must. It is certain that most of the businesses tend to close their websites or their physical stores because they can not afford to keep it open. Moreover, thorough research is required before opening a business as appropriate.



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Youngshark

Hahaha. I don't know if it is just me but I do believe that experience will also play a crucial role. There are fewer things that one can master completely without first having spent a significant time doing it. My thoughts nonetheless...



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Alymae

Yes of course, experience is a plus. If you have experience, you have an additional weapon in your arsenal to be successful in this industry. I believe that the best teacher is experience. But for beginners like me who doesn't have any idea about this industry makes this article very helpful. I agree that for us beginners it is best to plan and do careful research. We are learning from people like you who have experience. Articles like these are very valuable.



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Youngshark

I agree the article is awesome and informational. However I just wanted to put it out there that even with the above a little time for adjustment in the industry may be needed. Such is nonetheless dependent on how fast one learns.



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Kakashi2020

Making money online is easy, because anyone can make a few dollars but making good money online continuously is very very hard. It takes years, a ton of effort and money to make average money online.



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treecko142

Yeah, people generally find a good site that can pay nice money but only for a short while, and they think every site is also like that. You really have to build a resume working online first before you have a steady stream of income or start an online business if you really want to have good money.



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Martinsx1

Exactly! There are so many online opportunities where one can make money online. Examples are like through survey sites and PTC sites but they are minimal paying sites. But when you seek making decent money online and over a long period of time in form of passive income, take for instance as an affiliate marketer, it requires great work over the time before achieving that is ever possible.



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Alymae

So true. I just started in this industry and I can make money easy. A few dollars for my first week. But I also find that continuously making good amount of money is not easy. Most think that it is easy because you can do it in your own pace and time. But they don't know the effort and hardwork you put to continuously make money. This industry has the motto of, " No work, no pay".



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Martinsx1

When they say make money, it sounds easier but in all honesty it's not especially based on the means by which one decides to earn the money online. If you are into paid to post sites, transcription jobs etc, it's going to require staying online 24/7 before you are sure of earning money online. It's only through affiliate marketing that you can relax and still earn money once you have your affiliate marketing links spread throughout social media.



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ajahcuizon

Truly before entering a business you should have first a research on the field that you want to take focus on. Online business have a wide range of opportunities but also have a big risk to fail but if you will study if thoroughly, you might be able to succeed. Also, consider every possible outcome and element you should take a look at, so that you'll have lesser problems once your business already grown. Just be prepared and ready for what may happen next.



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Barida

Doing proper and the right research is one of the ways that we can be able to get things working fine when we are in a particular industry. You have to study your rivals, what the clients and customers desire as well as other minor and major details so as to be able to make it in that industry when you start out.



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Kakashi2020

Like in any business the first thing to do is research everything and make a good plan along with a step by step guide of things to do and the length of time to do it.

You can't just get a domain and create a site without a written down plan on how to earn. You need a solid business plan first.



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Barida

Understanding everything that has got to do with the niche that you are planing to join is one of the ways that you can rate your ability to take over when you are in a particular industry. There are niches that you may have to spend a whole lot of money before even getting closer to the top and it is not cool to give a try when you know that you are not that financially stable to do so.



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Chinet23

That's a good point that you raised there. Researching does not only equip you with the knowledge about the business but also helps you assess if you fit in the job and the resources it requires. You can calculate somehow if it's going to be worth it. There's no guarantee as there's a lot more to be learned through experience however there are some risks that we may not be able to afford.



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Zelmontero

Thanks for this wonderful article Tommy. This is really great because I'm planning to start my own website. I absolutely agree with you that before starting any investment you should search or learn about it. Planning first is the best way to avoid loss. I also agree that you really need to know your competitors first. Knowing the weakness of your competitor is a great advantage to you because you will know where to strike or things for you to improve in your website.



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treecko142

Definitely, having a good knowledge regarding your competitors help you keep up with them so that you can use their strengths to improve your own company and also know your own competitive advantage and use that to gain a lead on them in the market.



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jetselle

This is so true! Many people at the most of the time fail to proper research when they start a business until they dont realize what is right and what is wrong when they are started. They only think easy money that leads to failure so the result is giving up to what they started. Planning a strategy is the best way to start and find a niche and study the fundamental like how you can get traffic and finally start to earn. But there are problem that you really cannot avoid because risk is already given.



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trixari

According to Sunday William's article, Why Is It Difficult For Newbies To Make Money Online?

"For those with the expertise, making money online would be easier after the many years of experience have provided them with the knowledge and opportunity of knowing what works and what doesn’t work!

For the newbie, it is not always easy breaking even or making money online. The difficult of not making money straightaway often leads to doubting of the authenticity of “making money online”.

Newbies must have it in mind that online success would be always difficult if there isn’t enough resources to complement the actionable knowledge required."



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Corzhens

I agree that making a plan and preparing for your website is the best move to earn money online. It is foolhardy to jump at once and then grope for solutions to problems later. A well-planned approach is the best since you already have made a potential problem analysis that will include contingent actions when problems arise. A thorough research will at least save you the trouble of hitting basic problems like competition and difficulty of getting clients.



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Martinsx1

Exactly! Planning before trying to execute a business plan is the best way to cover every ground that might prove problematic in that business. Some people make the mistake of assuming that a particular way is going to work for the business without actually planning for it, it will hamper the success of the business. Planning is very important more than capital to start the business.



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Chinet23

The one you mentioned is one of the benefits of planning ahead and research. You are able to detect the potential problems and already have solutions at hand once they surface. It's not a guarantee that we will have all the instant solutions as we venture along with the business but definitely, we can already address the basic concerns. If we're not prepared or the basic ones then how can we will find it harder to deal with more complicated issues.



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jaymish2

I agree that research is a very important step to making to making money online. The problem(at least in my opinion) is that there is too much information out there. Everyone has a theory of how you can make money online. What do follow? From my experience you need to pick one and just go with it. It is important for example to research a niche before you begin to sell in it which is also one of the hardest things to do.So I 100% agree with this.



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blackmist

I agree with that. To be successful you need to research, you need to be equip with everything you need before starting something. Starting something unprepared can lead to undesirable outcome. In short it's better to be prepared than never.



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anchoreztin

There is one time that I used to be so aggresive in starting everything. May it be in business or life decisions. And what is not good about it is there is more waste to be aggressive than to be sure. Especially in business and freelancing, we must have proper research and readings before jumping into starting a business or jumping into a decision. Most of the time, being aggressive may also cost trust issues from others. They trusted you on something you yourself has no idea on what should be done. Now I have learned my lesson. I was able to get some points in this article



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Chinet23

Sometimes I have the tendency to do things in a haste, I have to admit, especially now that I am so looking forward to doing freelance jobs and working from home. Now I have to accept that it might take a while. This is helpful because it sets realistic expectations regarding making money online. Learning through forums such as this is one thing I'm taking advantage of while I'm in the process of preparing myself towards that goal.



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vinaya

Writing contributes a large part of my online earning. I earned my first money online in 2012. UNtil 2015, I was writing on third party sites and to the clients that I found through freelancer sites. However, in 2015 I launched my self hosted blogs and began publishing on my own blogs.
In order to make money online you need skills. You will have to maximize your skills. IN the virtual world, you can also earn without any specific skills for instance by publishing on paid to post forums, doing surveys etc. Howeve,r tasks likes these will pay you poorly.



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anchoreztin

The transistion from corporate job to online jobs is really hard for me. Online money as I call it has a very high potential in terms of financial freedom. But penetrating it is not easy. I hope there is a community that would help others.



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jeffreyjose48

That's true. My problem is in choosing the best and easiest way of making money online. I'm also careful because I want to avoid scammers.



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blackmist

That's true planning ahead before starting something are the safest way than to start something then plan later. Being knowledgeable about something is one's strength to avoid unnecessary outcomes.



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jayjaydimson

Yes, of course, proper research on how to make money online is really necessary, Because we all know that there are a lot of scams on the internet, That's why we need to be safe especially when you are putting your time on that, You need to have a deep research so you won't get your time wasted.



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jayjaydimson

Yes, of course, so you won't get your time wasted. I am an online freelancer, and I already earned money from it. Just don't get victimised by the fake websites out there. Be more careful because you will invest your time from it.



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mitan143

Research is definitely one of the important things to remember before starting a business, well not only for business but to everything that we do. If you already have the necessary information and idea, then I'm pretty sure planning is the next step. In fact, we have a lot of advantages to do deep research when the technologies in this generation is beyond the limit that you could think of. Well, of course proper research is also a must. Because not all means of research are useful, or not all that you have gained are correct. False information is everywhere. You also must be aware what's happening to your surroundings and most especially to the industry you're diving in,



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jayjaydimson

Yes I agree with that, I did my proper research, and now I am having my salary weekly.



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jayjaydimson

Yes, I am earning money online, but I made a lot of research first before I invest my time and effort.



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DISTEFANO115

Totally agree, this is one of the most common mistakes of people is that they don't know where they are getting in too. Being aware of where you are can help you avoid mistakes and save time. Be more efficient, save money and maximize productivity.



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