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Thinking of starting a home based Internet marketing business?  The good news is that you’re not alone. The bad news is&ldots;you’re not alone.  You’ll find several resources online that will help you in your quest to start a home based Internet marketing business, and this is good. You have to realize, however, that you are going to have a lot of competition.  Marketing is big business on the Internet, and many people have taken advantage of that.  The people who are smart and do a lot of careful planning before they start their home based Internet marketing business usually do well. It is the ones who run headlong into the home based Internet marketing business without doing some research first that usually end up with a losing venture. 

The first thing you should do if you are considering running a home based Internet marketing business is assess your skills. What do you have to offer your clients that is unique?  What are your strong points when it comes to marketing?  Are you better at the organizational side of providing a marketing plan, or is your strength the creative side of marketing? You can have every reason to believe that you will have a successful home based Internet marketing business if you believe in your talents and what you have to offer.

You want to make sure that you have a well-designed website for your home based Internet marketing business.  Since your marketing skills are what you will trying to highlight for your clients, your website will need to reflect this. If your clients find your business website interesting, informative, and unique, they’ll tend to think that your skills as a marketer will be worth their money. Unless you are highly skilled in designing websites, it would be best to have it done for you by a professional.

This Business article was written by Michael Fansler on 6/12/2006

Michael Fansler is the president and CEO of his own home-based courier service. He has had 3 books published on entrepreneurship and how to succeed with a home-based business. His favorite website, and one he highly recommends for anyone interested in owning their own home based business someday, is