Chandigarh, India (PressExposure) July 08, 2008 -- When you think about home business ideas, Internet forum marketing does not usually come to mind. That could be a mistake because there are people who earn more money in a year doing marketing in Internet forums, than most people make in their lifetime.
Here's exactly how you could make money with a home business of your own doing nothing but Internet forum marketing.
1. Join an affiliate marketing program and find a product to sell that will earn you money. Affiliate marketing programs are free to join, and can quickly be set up and ready to go in a matter of a few minutes.
2. Start your own blog at Blogger.com for free. Blogs are very popular right now and it is a way for you to get your home business online without having to develop any website building skills. You can also join the Google AdSense affiliate program and put Google ads on every blog post earning you money that way as well.
3. The final step in getting your home business setup is to join several Internet discussion forums. All you have to do is Google search for words Internet forums, and you will be given millions of potential ones to join. For sure, you need to join the Warrior Forum, and any others that appeal to you as well.
There is an art to marketing a business in discussion forums. The most important thing you need to learn to do is to be helpful and not come into these with a sales attitude. You will quickly find yourself banned from discussion forums if your post contain links to your website or affiliate product.
So the proper way to do it is to join in the discussion, ask questions, answer questions, and begin to build up your reputation as a helpful person.
So how do you actually make money doing this?
Most discussion forums will let you set up a signature file, which is nothing more than a opportunity to present yourself and products similar to a classified ad. You can look at some of the signature files of established members to get ideas of how to properly do it.
You want a hyperlink your new Blogger.com URL to specific targeted keywords and then place a few words or sentences describing what a visitor would find if they came to your site. This is very simple to set up.
Your goal is to drive traffic to your new blog, and then convert some of that into paying customers or Google AdSense clicks. This home business idea, using Internet forum marketing, works fantastic because the traffic is targeted and wants to be there when they arrive.