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Infopreneurship: The exciting term, infopreneur, is becoming a hit among today's entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the sea of opportunities available on the internet. An infopreneur, combined from the two words "information" and "entrepreneur", refers to an entrepreneur who makes money by selling/sharing information on the web.
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So You Want to Be An Infopreneur? Do You know what an infopreneur
is? An infopreneur is someone who is in business to gather or
disseminate electronic information. To put it in simple words, he is
someone who sells information online (mainly through the Internet).
Infopreneurs explore the uncharted "blue oceans" of internet
business to define their niche markets.
In the wider sense, an infopreneur is an entrepreneur who main media
is the World Wide Web and main source of profits are information
products or services. Presently, more than 1 billion people around
the globe are using the Internet. Online retailing has become a
booming business. On 2005, the total online sales have reached US$89
billion. The rapid growth of Internet and the vast business
opportunities that comes with it, has made many successful
infopreneurs. These infopreneurs are able to tap on the Internet to
reach out to the mass markets.
So How Can You Become An Infopreneur?
There are basically 3 ways to start you online business to be an
1.Sell Your Own Products
2.Sell Other People Products
3.Provide An Online Service
1.Sell Your Own Products
Everyone is an expert or good at something. That expertise can
generate tremendous income opportunities from information products.
To be a successful infopreneur, you need to think of things that you
know alot that others do not know and are dying for them. This will
be your niche market that is rabid market for you information
products. The information products can be on your interest/hobbies,
money, investing, debts, or even internet marketing to name a few.
You can also search the web for buzz or things that recently
generate a huge following. To create your own information products
required a lot of work. If you do not have the time or little
knowledge of product creation you can outsource your creation
process to others and concentrate on the selling or marketing your
2.Sell Other People's Products
Selling other people's products means that you have to be an
affiliate to the merchants/vendors or be a direct marketer of the
information products. To be an affiliate means that you have to join
the merchants' program and direct your prospects to their product to
make the sales. To be a direct marketer, you need to purchase
information products with resale or master resale rights and sell
them on your own website. Sometimes it is easier to sell a proven
product then to create your own. These products would usually
receive some publicity, proven that they really work and results in
3.Provide An Online Service
In this Information Age, the Internet is about saving time as well
as saving money. Online Services provide people the ease of
accessing certain information and flexibility to do things faster or
might not be possible in real life. Such services include online
chat/messenger services, search engines, online banking services,
online stock trading services, membership site, etc. You no need to
crack your head to think of some online services. A better way is to
do a search in the search engines to sell what people are looking
for and try to provide a service to compliment it.
Internet is an innovation that has enabled us to do a lot of things
which are not possible previously. Our lifestyle and habits have
undergo tremendous changes since its invention. On average, 3 out of
4 American adults surf the web regularly. With number of Internet
users reaching more than 1 billion users and increasing rapidly
every year, there are a lot of untapped "blue oceans" in Internet
for us to harvests. So, it's time to start to ride the wave of the
Information Age to be an Infoprenuer.
-- Jason Chew is an Infopreneur and Internet Marketing Strategist.
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