Successful Internet Marketers
Associations for Prosperity
WHAT ARE ASSOCIATED BUSINESS SERVICES?
It is important to know, right from the start, that in almost any business, online or off, there will be the need for services and products provided by others; they can be referred to as associated business services.
Examples of Associated Products and Services
Examples of associated business services, for online income producing activity, include:
Domain name services
Website and / or blog development services
Autoresponder email services
Advertising, lead and traffic to site generation services
A variety of financial services, including basic accounting
A variety of services to comply to different business legalities
The Meaning of Associated Business Services
The manner in which I use the term “associated” takes on a few meanings.
First, it describes services related to business (income production) but more than being related, these services are actually those that habitually accompany each other in nearly equal status. In many instances they are connected services and activities necessary to the success of the project nearly to the point of one causing the need for the other. As to them being “affiliated” services, that will be further explained when discussing “affiliate marketing”.
Think about this:
You have no need for a domain name unless you want to be seen on the Internet but in order to do that you need hosting services. The domain name is your address location in the Internet world of communication. The two are definitely associated.
However, if you are to be seen on the Internet, you need more than a domain name; you need a web, squeeze, or blog page for others to see who you are and what you offer. There are not too many ways to avoid this association – even using social media – because then you will need an email address which, at the least, is available via a browser program such as Google.
Email communication, although considered the king of Internet marketing methods, will work for income production only when advertising the offers of others if you have none of your own. This usually involves “affiliate marketing” where you promote the products of others, make a sale, and collect a commission payment.
There are lots of limitations to that even when using an autoresponder. You will need an autoresponder to handle email communication – especially if you are successful and have many emails to send and follow up.
If you offer deliverable products and services, you will need a method of delivery which usually is accompanied by a method of payment. Lots of associations continue to develop here. Internet income requires some payment process method (lots of companies handle that aspect). Again, this is an association hard to avoid.
As your Internet income production increases, you will need some method of accounting for its financial activities. Many do this using Internet accounting software and services.
In order to be successful, you must get people to see your offers. This is what is referred to as “traffic”. An awesome amount of associations develop here.
Finally, when you become a full-fledged business accompanied by all sorts of legalities and taxation mandates, you will form the most legal of your associations. These are more than just “related” as they are necessarily connected to the law.
And the list goes on BUT the point to make is that these are services that you choose to associate to your own business success and are not “associations” in the formal and legal sense of the word as it relates to a specific, legally determined, business structure.
The Best Associations
The best associations are those that help you build your business and achieve your goals. These are the services and products most all businesses need to succeed. They can be outsourced projects and / or services provided by others on a one-time or continuing basis.
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