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Top 3 Steps to Start Your Online Business

October 11, 2021

👉🏼#1 Find your Niche⁣⁣ ⁣

Are you good at something but find yourself stuck in a career that doesn’t make sense? Then you might want to make a change. If you’ve got what it takes to become an entrepreneur, then there are plenty of opportunities available for freelancers who can do a range of jobs – from website design to copywriting.

👉🏼#2 Learn to Write Copy

There is a proven sales copy formula that takes visitors through the entire process from when they arrive to when they make a purchase:

  1. Write a compelling headline.

  2. Describe the problem your product or service solves.

  3. Establish your credibility as a solver of this problem.

  4. Add testimonials from clients who have used or purchased your product.

  5. Talk about the benefits for the user.

  6. Offer your product or service.

  7. Provide a strong guarantee.

  8. Create urgency.

  9. Ask for the website visitor to purchase.

👉🏼#3 Design and build your website.

Once you've got your niche and product, and you've decided on your selling process, now you're ready for your small-business web design. Remember to keep it simple. You have fewer than five seconds to grab someone's attention -- otherwise, they're gone, never to be seen again. Some important tips to keep in mind:

  • Use one or two simple fonts on a white background.

  • Make your website navigation clear and simple, and the same on every page.

  • Only graphics, audio or video to enhance your message.

  • Include an opt-in (frebie) offer so you can collect e-mail addresses that can be used for email marketing.

  • Make it easy to buy -- no more than two clicks between potential customer and checkout.

  • Your website is your online storefront, so make it customer-friendly.