There are almost unlimited opportunities in Internet Marketing, in terms of the different paths people can choose to take in search of the mighty dollar. But what many newcomers fail to consider up-front is that the different opportunities place very different demands on your time – in ways that can have a significant impact on your lifestyle.
Some Internet Marketing opportunities are very close to being “set and forget.” The Underachiever strategy for marketing information products, promoted by Frank Kern and Ed Dale, is a case in point. Once an information product is written, the selling web site is up with all payment issues handled by a 3rd party, and pay-per-click ads are bringing traffic, there is relatively little to do.
Similarly, anyone building quick-and-dirty web sites for Adsense income has a similar opportunity. In contrast to content-rich theme sites that may be lovingly nurtured and grown over weeks, months or even years, these sites can be created in hours (sometimes minutes!), “activated” as far as the search engines go within a few days after very little work, then effectively abandoned … to gain traffic momentum over the months with the free search engines.
Over time these quick-and-dirty web sites fail as Google and other search engines change their algorithms to root out such bad practices. And in my opinion this is not a bad thing. Alter all people search the Internet for useful information or to be entertained.
For example, while eBay does not have to be this way, many people selling on eBay end up in a situation where Continue reading