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How to Start an Online Business

Learn Step-by-Step How to Start a Part Time Online Business.
Ron Schaffer
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At the end of my course students will be able to start, operate and grow a part time online business based on their passion, interest, skills or experience.

If you have ever wanted to start a part time business from home but didn’t know where to begin, this course is for you. I will show you step-by-step how to start an online business based on your passion, interest, skills, knowledge or experience.

  • Learn how to test your ideas for marketability.
  • Learn about free tech tools to help you run your online business.
  • Learn the keys to creating products and services that people want to buy.
  • Learn how to set up a free website.
  • Learn how to drive free traffic to your site.
  • Learn about easy to use product creation tools.
  • Learn proven strategies to grow your business.
  • And much, much, more.

18 short video lectures will guide you step-by-step. Each lecture is accompanied by a set of lecture notes that summarizes each lesson. Nothing is left out.

In short, you will learn everything you need to start and grow a profitable online business that you love; without quitting your job or taking a financial risk.

Laying the Foundation For Success.


Learn how to start and grow a profitable online business. Not just any business, but one based on your passions, interests, knowledge, skills or experience.

Learn to attract an audience and create products and services that people want to buy. You will also learn how you can grow your business into a full time income without quitting your job or taking a financial risk. What you will be able to accomplish is only limited by your desire, effort and focus. The sky's the limit.

I will teach you step-by-step all the strategies and tools you will need. No prior business or technical experience is needed. If you can navigate the internet and manage email, you have all the technical skills needed. And most of tools are either free or low cost.

My intention is that this course will change your life. If you put in the effort I will guide you and be your partner in success. There are no limits except those you place on yourself. Let's get started.

Why Most People Struggle With Abundance and How to Change That Starting Today.

In this lesson I will teach you the most important key to creating abundance in your life. Once you understand this, you will always know how to plan more streams of abundance for yourself.

Following Your Passion is the Key.

In this lesson you will come to understand why passion is the key to lasting success and how it is the 'fuel' that moves you towards your goals.

Taking the First Steps

Choosing the Ideal Market for You

The exercises in this lesson will help you chose a business topic based on your passion, interest, skills, knowledge or experience. In other words, running a business that you love.

5 Ways to Test Your Ideas for Marketability.

The exercises in this lesson will show you which of your ideas has the greatest chance at business success.

Identify Your Ideal Customer.

This lesson will teach you how to identify your ideal customers so you know how to reach them and market to them.

Getting Your Business Online.

Setting Up Your Business Structure.

This lesson explains briefly your choices for setting up your business structure.

Choosing a Domain Name.

Choosing a domain name with the right characteristics will increase your chances for success. This lesson teaches you how to do that.

Setting Up Your Website.

In this lesson I show you 5 different options for creating your website using free, easy to use tools. You will also learn what goes into making an effective website.

Finding Your Audience.

This lesson shows how to find where your audience "hangs out" online. This is an essential step for building an audience and your business.

Attracting Your Audience: How to Drive Free Traffic to Your Website.

In this lesson you will learn the most effective way to drive free traffic to your website.

Building Your Audience: Creating a 'Lead Magnet'.

A "Lead Magnet" is a valuable resource for your customers that you offer to them for free in exchange for their email address. This lesson explains how to create the ideal "Lead Magnet" for your audience. This is essential for building your audience list.

Staying in Touch With Your Audience: Automating Your Website.

In this lesson I explain 2 easy to use tech tools that will allow you to automate your website.(Auto-responders). This will allow you to send out email messages to your entire list with just a few clicks of your mouse.

Creating Products.

How to Create Products That People Want to Buy.

In this lesson you will learn how to create products that people are interested in buying. You will learn how to gauge interest in a product BEFORE you create it. In this lesson 10 product types are examined.

Easy to Use Product Creation Tools.

The easy to use and inexpensive tech tools explained in this lesson will help you create products and services for your customers.

How to Collect Payments Safely and Easily Online.

This lesson shows you which online payment service is the easiest and safest to use for your business.

4 Ways to Explode Your Business Growth.

Once your business is up and running there are 4 ways to grow your business substantially. This lessons explains each one.

Final Thoughts.

Final thoughts are presented here.

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