Your Questions About Low Cost Business Ideas

David asks…

what low-cost business ideas with 100,000 and below as investment. thanks!?

give as many as you can…please I really need it

barry0912 answers:

How bout ur education…..you have horrible grammar

Daniel asks…

since i am a writer i would like a couple of low cost business ideas, please?

I am a freelance writer who’s online in college for my BA in journalism/mass communications, so i am broke for the most part. i was wanting to ask if some or several could help me out with this business idea because it is hard to get started as a writer online when i do understand the internet for the most part, but not how to turn it in to profit.

i guess what i was wanting to know was what do you suggest i do, as a writer, about writing at home online as making it my career? do you suggest getting started working for a variety of companies by getting paid cash to write each article i turn in and build up some clientele, become a known writer on a couple of websites, and struggle with other competitors to have my article selected on open articles with lots of submissions? i didn’t think so, but i was wondering if i decided to make a website, start adding creative content for readers, how does the generating money come in to play with advertisements and links to other sites? if so, where can i get a free domain name and website started? is it that simple? what else can be added to generate money? is there anyone else that can give some ideas to a desperate freelance writer looking to make some money to at least pay my bills each month?

i would be happy to be able to generate at least $300+ a week in order to keep from looking for outside work, and i know that people usually do not make that kind of money when they first start. yet, i am willing to learn extra advice on what i should do, but please be specific and drop me a link or two if you would because i could really use some guidance.

i get so aggravated looking at all these work from home ads that want your money to show u how to do things that others are giving away free of charge to help you. there’s so many untrustworthy sites out there……

any professionals or self-starters out there with some advice that could really help, i would be honored. what are the advertisements that pay besides google adwords?

thanks again,

miranda

barry0912 answers:

Hey Miranda,

There is a big demand for article writers in the internet marketing area. I currently pay $5-$7.50 for a 500 word article. Check out the Warrior Forum in the Warriors (http://www.warriorforum.com/warriors-hire/) for hire section to get an idea what the market is like. Also this site, http://www.needanarticle.com/ pays writers. Then there’s Fiverr.com as well.

Good luck.
JV

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing

William asks…

How to begin internet marketing?

I wanna know how exactly I can start a website where I can sell things, and make big money online. Its my dream…. Idk why, I jist need to know. PLEASE HELP!

barry0912 answers:

1) For having website you need to register a domain name (can be your dream name for your company)

2) then comes web hosting space where you will host your website (hostgator.in or fatcow.com)

3) Then find a Designer/Developer and get your website done from them.

4) Then comes Internet Marketing to start selling on your website.

5) Use Social Media to market, advertise and promote your business and increase your sales fast.

Well, you can consult a firm which provides all these solutions as Single window support. There is a firm in Pune, called Fameboss Creative. They are best at digital advertising, online marketing and social media marketing. I myself consult them only for my Vastu Consultation services. There are so many people out there in market, I spent so much on these marketing and social media thing on Big names. Finally found this Fameboss guys. They are cool. You must try them for your business promotion & marketing.

Best of luck.

George asks…

Are all internet marketing products a lie?

So many internet marketers are selling all kinds of products all around: ebooks, pdfs, various tool software. If they have a system that is working why do they need to sell anything to teach others how to use the same system? Wouldn’t the system they have found be best kept secret and keep bringing them money instead of sharing it with others?
Like this one person which has big reputation and keeps creating pdf books for sale every 2 months, if not every single month. When is the time when this person actually does some IM work?
To me it looks more and more that almost everything for sale from IM gurus, like 95%, is just A LIE.
What are your opinions and experiences?

barry0912 answers:

Of course not all internet marketing products are a lie.
Otherwise all marketing would be a lie, etc.
These days people are used to products reaching out TO them, not them going out into the world and seeking the products out.
So, there are many ways to market thing via different channels, in different markets and it’s OK.
Helps companies make money.
At the same time, there are people whose primary focus is NOT to market a product to the people who’d be interested in it (which’s be a win-win situation), but to simply MAKE MONEY ONLNE – that’s their end goal.

How can you tell the 2 types apart? The first type are the people who have experiences working for a company or a brand, or many brands and doing marketing for them. Then a time comes for them to give back to the community, so they share their experiences, shortcuts, etc. With others.

While the #makemoneyonline scammers are normally recognized by their signature unrealistic promises of the hoards of money they will teach you how to make. They also make videos while sitting on a leather couch at some expensive mansion by the waterfront with a few dogs in the background, etc. And they never teach you how to make your customers happy. They teach you how to make YOU happy and rich. That’s their main difference.

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Strategies

John asks…

Can you making a living online by internet marketing.?

barry0912 answers:

Internet marketing is among the most effective method of selling products and services directly to consumers; unique in that it provides accountability in its purest form.Before developing your media plan and media buy strategies, it’s crucial to identify your target market, its evolving needs and preferences, and the cultural, economic, societal and geographic factors that influence its buying decisions.

Thomas asks…

What are the roles and tasks of the Marketing Department.?

I’m doing business (marketing) coursework & I can’t find any information on what the “Marketing Department” does.

Can anyone help me out please.? =) Will be really grateful for it.

barry0912 answers:

The marketing department of a company carries out marketing strategies and plans.
If the company is very small, one person might do all of the marketing work — research, selling, advertising, customer service, and other activities.
As the company expands, a marketing department organization emerges to plan and carry out marketing activities. In large companies, this department contains many specialties. For instance, Kraft General Foods uses product managers, sales managers and salespeople, market researchers, advertising experts, and other specialties.
Modern marketing departments can be arranged in several ways. The most common form of marketing organization is the functional organization. Here different marketing activities are headed by a functional specialist — a sales manager, advertising manager, marketing research manager, customer service managers, and a new product manager.
A company that sells across the nation or internationally often uses a geographic organization in which its sales and marketing people are assigned to specific countries, regions, and districts. Geographic organization allows salespeople to settle into a territory, get to know their customers and work with a minimum of travel time and cost.

A mail order or catalog company such as LL Bean or Land’s End is organized somewhat differently. The marketing department in essence is a publisher — issuing many catalogs through the year. Functions include creative (copy, art, photography), production, list rental, database specialists, premium and promotion specialists, space and broadcast advertising, and Internet functions.
A useful source of information on direct marketing, mail order and catalog marketing is the Direct Marketing Creative Generator blog. Here, a well-known industry authority and college professor discusses a different aspect of direct marketing every seven days in simple but thorough terms. It can be a useful introduction to direct marketing.

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Degree

Carol asks…

What can I expect if I major in marketing?

What I’m wondering is if I get a bachelor’s in marketing will I have to work in sales as an entry level position? I believe that I’m a very creative person, and I like to work with ideas so I’m majoring in marketing. I know that what I really want to do is advertising but I don’t want to major in that because I feel that it may be too narrow, not sure though. I hate the idea of cold calling or trying to pitch a product, I did it for a while and hated it.

barry0912 answers:

Right now the Internet marketing industry is booming. Especially in the social media side. The way I look at it, if you can help companies build revenue online, then you will always be an asset.

Forget about degrees though, school wont be able to teach you what you need to know because the Internet will change before the class is over.

Not saying you shouldn’t get a degree, it will help… But in the end personal experience will always be more important with this.

Susan asks…

What type of job would I be looking at majoring in Marketing Management?

I’m considering majoring in Marketing Management. I’d like to know what type of job I’d have after graduating, its salary, etc., My focus would be on the gaming industry or the internet industry either which I could care less. All inputs would be great. Also, would marketing management prepare me faster as a ‘Marketing Manager’ than to say if I was just to major in Marketing?

barry0912 answers:

You could use that degree to make a fortune in pharma sales. Especially if you minored in chem, and possibly communications.

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Blog

Ken asks…

Best blog site to use for a blog?

I want to start a blog but I’m not sure what blog site to use, I want to be able to blog for free, be able to post videos on my blog, and hopefully make some money, what blog site would best fit these standards? If my blog grows, would I make more money using this site? thanks

barry0912 answers:

Website and blog Promotion Internet Marketing – Top 10 Methods

So you want to find some solid marketing methods to promote your websiteor blog?Here are the top 10 methods that I find work well for my business.

Free Methods

1. Article Marketing
This is a very productive way to get free traffic to your website, you will need to write and article that is relevant to your website this should not be a sales pitch but need to provide readable and valuable content to the user so that when they click the link at the end of your article they are ready to buy from you. The article sites also benefit form showing up very well in the search engine results pages.

Some of the biggest article directory sites that you can submit too include, ezinearticles.com.
Goarticles.com and articlebase.com.
Some of the benefits of submitting articles to these sites are as follows:
• eZine Publishers Using Your Article In Their Newsletter
• Web Masters Using Your Article On Their Websites
• On Site Search Traffic Going To Your Article
• Search Engine Traffic To Your Article

2. Web 2.0 Sites

Once you have made an article you can also syndicate it across some of the free web 2.0 sites that also rank very well in the search engines, this can be a fantastic way to get more exposure. These sites include:

• squidoo.com
• hubpages.com
• wetpaint.com
• livejournal.com
• webnode.com
• blog.com
• webs.com
• blogspot.com

3. Social Bookmarking Sites

These are a good place to get traffic from as well as getting links to your web pages, you should submit your main web page, articles and web 2.0 sites to these. Here is a list of the top 20 social
bookmarking sites:

• twitter
• digg.com
• Yahoo! Buzz
• tweetmeme.com
• StumbleUpon.com
• reddit.com
• Technorati.com
• del.icio.us
• kaboodle.com
• mixx.com
• Propeller.com
• newsvine.com
• Fark.com
• Slashdot.org
• twine.com
• clipmarks.com
• dzone.com
• faves.com
• blinklist.com
• diigo.com

4. Press Releases
These are another good way to the word out the best one is PRWeb but this is expensive but don’t worry there are some free sites that you can publish your press releases too such as PR Leap and PRBlog.

5. Classified Ad Sites
There a loads of free classified ad sites springing up everywhere off the back of the sucssess that the biggest one Craigslist has had, Craigslist gets 20 Million visitors a month. The next biggest in this space is Backpage and Gumtree is the biggest one for the UK.

6. Forum Marketing
Quite often overlooked as a traffic generation method it can be very effective essentially if you have something valuable to contribute to the discussion already going on inside the forum. You include your marketing message and your URL in your forum signature this way every time you answer a question or reply to someone its automatically included and is not

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Carol asks…

Blog publishing?

is posting to my blog considered copyrighted? If I post a new idea or work of fiction, is it protected under cpyright rules?

barry0912 answers:

From my search of the web it seems that this is going to take a lobby group to enact. Here’s a link you can check out that speaks to the murkiness of it www.docuverse.com/blog/donpark/
2003/07/14/copyrights-and-blogs. And,
Thursday, October 27, 2005–Andis Kaulins [10/27/2005 02:28:00 AM] Copyrights, Blogs, News, Content Aggregation and RSS Feeds

RSS and Atom Feeds: Really Simple Syndication

RSS feeds are revolutionizing the way that information is being processed on the Internet. Even Google just started their own Google Reader for RSS feeds this month.

What is the legal status of RSS feeds under Internet Law and IP Law (“intellectual property” law), especially in view of the fact that many blogs and news media make their content available through their RSS feeds? We include ATOM feeds here under the general rubric of RSS feeds, i.e. As “Really Simple Syndication”. Indeed, the IEEE sees Atom as the “standard in syndication”, even though the term RSS is everywhere used.

Implied Licenses Granted by Placing Material Online?

Eric Goldman at the Technology & Marketing Law Blog discusses whether making RSS feeds publicly available thereby grants an implied license of use to RSS feed users, and if so, how such an implied license could be negated, if necessary. But see Fair Use Vs. Fared Use: The Impact of Automated Rights Management on Copyright’s Fair Use Doctrine by Tom W. Bell, 76 N. Carolina L. Rev. 557 (1998).

As Goldman writes:
“[I]f a blogger makes a feed of his/her blog available, what can others [legally] do with that content?”

Take a look at his analysis and see also Scobleizer for a panoply of opinions on this topic. The non-exclusive implied license granted by placing materials online is also discussed at When One Thing Leads to Another – Linking and Metatag Liability, by Barbara S. Murphy and Lynn S. Walker, Georgia State University College of Law, Law and the Internet, Professor Wiseman, Summer 2003 (see II.1 in that article).

The Legality of Data Harvesting (not to be confused with E-Discovery Harvesting)

One issue that faces RSS feeds is the practice of “data harvesting” for purposes of creating websites which then sell ads to make money. Martin Schwimmer at the Trademark Blog refers to a ClickZ article by Pamela Parker which refers to other instances of data harvesting such as the ad aggregator Oodle.com or the job aggregator Indeed.com.

There are data harvesting cases which have been decided and which clearly support the principle that data harvesting is legal under some circumstances. See the article Golf Scores v. Yacht Sales: Copyright Law and Data Extraction by Javad Heydary and By No Other (related USA Today, Nautical Solutions Marketing v. Boats.com). At the same time, there are also cases which clearly have found other kinds of data harvesting to be illegal, albeit not necessarily on copyright infringement grounds, e.g. Register.com, Inc. V. Verio, Inc., 126 F. Supp. 2d 238 (S.D.N.Y. 2000), aff’ d, 356 F.3d 393 (2d Cir. 2004). See Phillips Nizer for an abstract of that case and the Boston University School of Law, Journal of Science and Technology Law, Legal Update by James J. Tracy for a contract view of browsewrap agreements.

Terms of Use for RSS Feeds

The terms of use for RSS feeds published by mainstream publishers such as the New York Times clearly claim a full copyright to content syndicated by RSS feeds. These terms of use strictly exclude commercial use such as commercial data harvesting.

The New York Times offers over 30 free RSS feeds, albeit under the following terms and conditions:

“We encourage the use of NYTimes.com RSS feeds for personal use in a news reader or as part of a non-commercial Web site or blog. We require proper format and attribution whenever New York Times content is posted on your Web site, and we reserve the right to require that you cease distributing NYTimes.com content. Please read the Terms and Conditions for complete instructions.

NYTimes.com also offers a free headline feed for displaying headlines on personal or professional Web sites, for non-commercial purposes. For more information and instructions, see Add New York Times Headlines to Your Site.”

Use of Headlines Written by Other Sources

With regard to the use of headlines, the Japanese Intellectual Property High Court recently decided that it was copyright infringement for a commercial online enterprise – without asking for permission – to use newspaper headlines on its website from Japan’s largest daily newspaper. We do not doubt that courts in other countries would make similar holdings.

Fair Use of RSS Feeds and Attribution

The free use which the New York Times offers is essentially an expanded “fair use”, i.e. Use of news on a “non-commercial Web site or blog”. This is essentially similar to the “Creative Commons” license found at the bottom of the LawPundit blog pages, where use of LawPundit material – with proper attribution – is permitted for non-commercial purposes. The NY Times also requires proper attribution of their materials, although attribution has an unclear status in copyright law as far as “fair use” of copyrighted materials is concerned.

As written by Mark A. Lemley, Rights of Attribution and Integrity in Online Communications, 1995 J. ONLINE L. , art. 2, par. 20:

“Both of these cases [Waldman Publishing Corp. V. Landoll Inc. And Robinson v. Random House Inc)] suggest that a right of attribution does in fact exist in United States law, at least in circumstances where the failure to attribute has a commercial effect. If you copy material without identifying it as copied, that fact may hurt you in a copyright infringement suit. Even if you cannot be sued for copyright infringement, your failure to attribute copied material may be actionable under the Lanham Act if it confuses consumers as to the source of the copied material. Taken together, these cases suggest that the worst cases of nonattribution will be taken care of by the existing law.”

Attribution not required for Works in the Public Domain

The rule is different for works in the public domain, where attribution is not required. This was decided in Dastar Corp. V. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., 539 U.S. 23 (2003). See Stacey L. Garrett, No need to Search the Nile: The Supreme Court Clarifies the Use of Public Domain Works in Dastar v. Twentieth Century Fox, Journal of Law, Technology & Policy (Univ. Of Illinois), Fall, 2003.

Where is the Line between Commercial and Non-Commercial Use?

The line between a non-commercial or commercial website or blog is not clear. In Harper & Row v. Nation Enterprises, 471 U.S. 539 (1985) , the US Supreme Court found:

“The fact that a publication was commercial as opposed to nonprofit is a separate factor that tends to weigh against a finding of fair use. “[E]very commercial use of copyrighted material is presumptively an unfair exploitation of the monopoly privilege that belongs to the owner of the copyright.” Sony Corp. Of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S., at 451 . In arguing that the purpose of news reporting is not purely commercial, The Nation misses the point entirely. The crux of the profit/nonprofit distinction is not whether the sole motive of the use is monetary gain but whether the user stands to profit from exploitation of the copyrighted material without paying the customary price. See Roy Export Co. Establishment v. Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 503 F. Supp., at 1144; 3 Nimmer 13.05[A]1., at 13-71, n. 25.3.”

Many websites and blogs place advertising on their online pages to help pay for costs, e.g. Of webspace, etc. And are not really “commercial” undertakings as such, nor are they generally viewed to be “commercial” in nature. Where will the courts draw the line?

What happens, for example, when an otherwise “non-commercial” website or blog is so successful that its commercial ads begin to reap actual profits for the website or for the blogger? Once that happens, such websites or blogs surely become “commercial” in nature, which makes it much more difficult, but not impossible, to invoke the “fair use” exception to the copyright laws.

But even if no profit is being made, could a site harvesting RSS feeds use RSS feed material to promulgate e.g. Pornographic advertising on a website in the hope of gain? The answer here must surely be “no”, and evidence of purpose, rather than profit, ought to be sufficient.

Clear Terms of Use are Important

In any case, put into different words, RSS feeds “belong” as such to the originator of the RSS feed. Fair use can be made of these feeds, but not commercial use. The solution for the “grey cases” may be in part that RSS feed originators clearly declare the permissible uses of their materials on the website pages. The New York Times terms of use listed here provide a good model to start. Of course, no copyright holder can prohibit lawful fair use, even if such fair use were to be expressly denied by the copyright owner. There will be friction in this grey area.

What about RSS Feed Catalogues?

The most interesting legal question in this connection is whether the use of RSS feeds for legitimate “cataloging purposes” by a commercial enterprise, such as Technorati or Google BlogSearch, is fair use. We think it is in principle, because we find it to be a permissible “transformative use” as in the Arriba case. However, we do not know what the courts will decide in this regard.

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Your Questions About Internet Marketing Degree

Laura asks…

What is the MSN/MPH degree?

What kind of jobs can you get? I am having trouble finding out what the degree means and the job market for it.

barry0912 answers:

The MSN/MPH is a dual degree. The MSN stands for Master’s of Science in Nursing. The MPH stands for Master’s of Public Health. The job market is wide open for any degree in the medical field. The Master’s of Science in Nursing allows you to teach nursing, practice, management, or any job in nursing. The MPH degree focuses on public health and involves jobs such as the public health department and epidemiology such as agencies like the Center’s for Disease Control (Atlanta, GA). Do an internet search on just Nursing employment and you will see all the opportunities available. Public health just happens to be one small part of health care. Good Luck!

Daniel asks…

What degrees would you need for these jobs (10 points!)?

http://blog.lincolnedu.com/2013/01/digital-marketing-computer-development-named-most-in-demand-creative-jobs/

front end development
digital marketing
content development / online copywriting

barry0912 answers:

If this field is something you want to do, you should probably look at doing a business degree with a concentration in Information Systems. That will give you the IT knowledge with the business background that is relevant such as marketing. I’m qualified to do this job.

Before you enroll with this particular school you need to look at the reviews, pick a school that is accredited from a reputable source. Many schools you see on the internet are scams and since school is expensive you don’t want to come out and not be competitive in your field.

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