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How to Start a Internet Business - Free Book


Are you considering starting a Internet Business? if yes, you'll find this free book to be extremely helpful.

This is a practical guide that will walk you step by step through all the essentials of starting your business. The book is packed with guides, worksheets and checklists. These strategies are absolutely crucial to your business' success yet are simple and easy to apply.

The Single Most Important Ingredient for Business Success

The first and most important thing you need to acquire in order to succeed in a small business is... knowledge.

Sounds exaggerated? Listen to this...

According to research conducted by Dun & Bradstreet, 90% of all small business failures can be traced to poor management resulting from lack of knowledge.

This is backed up by my own personal observations. In my 31 years as a business coach and consultant to small businesses, I've seen practically dozens of small business owners go under and lose their businesses -- not because they weren't talented or smart enough -- but because they were trying to re-invent the wheel rather than rely on proven, tested methods that work.

Conclusion: if you are really serious about succeeding in a business... If you want to avoid the common traps and mistakes... it is absolutely imperative that you acquire the right knowledge.

"Why Invent Mediocrity, When You Can Copy Genius?"

That's an excellent quote I picked up from a fellow business owner a few years back. What this means is that you should see what is working and try to duplicate it. Why go through all the trouble of inventing something new, that you don't even know will ever work, when you can easily learn from and duplicate something that has been a proven success?

[ Note: One of the BIGGEST mistakes almost all new businesses make is that they WASTE tons of valuable time, energy and money on trying to create something "new", that has never been tested or proven... only to find out later that it was a total loss. Don't make the same mistake! ]

Hi! My name is Meir. I'm the founder and president of BizMove.com, a successful Internet based information business. I'm also the author of numerous books, mostly in the area of small business management.

I've been involved in small business for the past 31 years of my life, as a business coach, manager of a Internet firm, a seminar leader and as the owner of five successful businesses.

During my career as a business coach and consultant I've helped dozens of business owners start their businesses, market, expand, get out of troubles, sell their businesses and do practically every other small business activity you can think of.
You see, I have been there .... done it ... and bought the Small Business t-shirt! -- This free book contains techniques and strategies I've learned during my 31 year small business career.

Here's what you'll discover in the 'How to Start a Internet Business' book:

How to determine the feasibility of your business idea - a complete fill in the blanks template system that will help you predict problems before they happen and keep you from losing your shirt on dog business ideas.

A detailed manual that will walk you step by step through all the essential phases of starting your business

A complete business plan template. This fill-in-the-blanks template includes every section of your business plan, including Executive Summary, Objectives, SWOT Analysis, Marketing Analysis and Strategy, Operations Plan, Financial Projections and more (a similar template is sold elsewhere for $69.95).

All this and much much more.

Success Tip: Setting Goals

Good management is the key to success and good management starts with setting goals. Set goals for yourself for the accomplishment of the many tasks necessary in starting and managing your business successfully. Be specific. Write down the goals in measurable terms of performance. Break major goals down into sub-goals, showing what you expect to achieve in the next two to three months, the next six months, the next year, and the next five years. Beside each goal and sub-goal place a specific date showing when it is to be achieved.

Plan the action you must take to attain the goals. While the effort required to reach each sub-goal should be great enough to challenge you, it should not be so great or unreasonable as to discourage you. Do not plan to reach too many goals all at one time.

Establish priorities. Plan in advance how to measure results so you can know exactly how well you are doing. This is what is meant by "measurable" goals. If you can’t keep score as you go along you are likely to lose motivation. Re-work your plan of action to allow for obstacles which may stand in your way. Try to foresee obstacles and plan ways to avert or minimize them.

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Here's a Sample 'Executive Summary' for a Internet Business plan:

Introduction
The consumption of entertainment is changing at an unprecedented rate, on a truly global scale. The ever increasing speed, robustness & interconnectivity of the global telecommunication system has increased young consumers' expectations and demands for entertainment solutions that represent their own cultural statement and multi-tasking lifestyle.
As a result of this pop cultural revolution, YouTube has emerged as the number one entertainment destination for Generation (YouTube), creating a flurry of internet stars (aka YouTuber’s) whose channels generate millions of views per day. [Company Name] will function in a full studio capacity, housing a diverse collection of popular YouTuber’s, allowing them to monetize their fragmented super-stardom across a multitude of platforms & mediums.
The Market
With almost 2 billion viewing sessions per day, more content is consumed on YouTube then the combined primetime audiences of ABC, CBS, FOX, & NBC. Originally, most of the content on YouTube was low quality amateurish user submitted videos, with little to no consistency or brand loyalty, making it very difficult to monetize, as advertisers we’re reluctant to associate their brands to videos with such low production value’s & mainstream irrelevance.
In 2007 YouTube launched the “Partners Program”, which allows popular independent content creators to share (up to 50%) in the ad revenue generated off of their videos. In addition to a cut of the ad revenue, partners were given grants to purchase top of the line video cameras, editing software, etc. as to increase the production value of their videos. As a result, YouTuber’s began to produce high quality entertainment content that consistently garners millions of unique views each week.
Out of the 15,000 independent content creators currently enrolled in the Partners Program, hundreds are making between five and six figures a year from their share of the ad revenue, with a select few making as much as 7 figures a year.
Service and Opportunity
Despite massive audiences and dedicated consumer loyalty, the majority of YouTubers have yet to branch out into more lucrative mainstream media platforms. [Company Name] will acquire & develop a comprehensive roster of YouTube artists, providing them with a full studio apparatus allowing them to fully exploit their popularity across a host of various profit centers. The combination of these consistently massive viewership numbers, & a 360degree infrastructure capable of monetizing them, will overnight create an incredibly profitable & valuable new media powerhouse.
[Company Name] is seeking funding in the amount of $X in order to acquire the talent, brands and channels, office space, business model development, hiring employees, PR, legal fees and general start-up operations in Los Angeles, California.

1.1 Objectives

a. Full Capacity by year end 2011 to assemble & develop a network of YouTube Channels & artists exceeding 100 million views per month.
b. Develop an infrastructure capable of fully monetizing collection of YouTubers across more lucrative mainstream platforms.
c. Succeed in branding [Company Name] Properties as lucrative widespread entertainment objects.

1.2 Mission

The Mission of [Company Name] is to transform popular YouTube properties into lucrative mainstream entertainment objects. We will offer distinctive entertainment & brands based off of popular YouTube artists across a defragmented platform whereas Consumers can enjoy their favorite entertainment properties on & off the web.

1.3 Keys to Success

a. Assemble collection of YouTube properties that have potential to cross over into more lucrative platforms & mediums
b. High quality production value of content that can compete for advertising dollars with more premium online entertainment properties
c. Strong & capable infrastructure that can Identify, Develop, & Exploit popular YouTubers into lucrative global brands

[Company Name] will capitalize on the growing viewership numbers of YouTube videos & channels across the world through the acquisition & development of lucrative YouTube Channels & Artists. Located in Los Angeles, CA, the company will become highly profitable through the advertising revenue off [Company Name] Corp Channels, sale of Pre-Recorded music of [Company Name] Artists, licensed Consumer products based off of [Company Name] IP and other ancillary profit centers. [Company Name] will own and control the copyrights and licenses of its properties, which will enable [Company Name] to create immediate revenue streams while growing its library of content into a multi-million dollar asset.
 
It starts with [Company Name] Corp identifying the right properties. The barrier to entry is so low in today's entertainment climate; everybody is now a potential artist. On the Internet, a lot of different types of videos can generate massive viewership numbers. [Company Name] will hand-pick talent that produces consistent viewership numbers with dedicated audiences, that the Company feels can cross-market into mainstream media and entertainment.

2.1 Company Ownership

[Company Name] is the sole owners and creators of [Company Name], whose parent company is [Company Name] which was organized in the State of Florida.
The plans of [Company Name] are to retain twenty five percent (25%) ownership of the company and allocate twenty five percent (25%) to the first five acquired YouTube artists, allowing fifty percent (50%) ownership of the Company available to prospective investors. 

2.2 Start-up Summary

The start-up costs of [Company Name] consist of acquiring talent along with channels and content, creating a promotion campaign, and establishing operations in Los Angeles, California.  The Company is proposing to offer newly acquired talent up to ten times the amount of their current annual income in order to retain fifty percent (50%) ownership of intellectual property of said talent. 
The Company is seeking to acquire funding in the amount of $2,702,866.  The assumptions are shown in Table 1 and Illustration 2.

Table: Start-up

Start-up

 

 

 

Requirements

 

 

 

Start-up Expenses

 

Legal

$50,000

Rent

$26,400

Office Supplies

$3,000

Office Equipment

$11,370

YouTube Channel Acquisition

$1,000,000

Employees

$1,092,096

Marketing/PR for [Company Name] Brands

$500,000

Total Start-up Expenses

$2,682,866

 

 

Start-up Assets

 

Cash Required

$20,000

Other Current Assets

$0

Long-term Assets

$0

Total Assets

$20,000

 

 

Total Requirements

$2,702,866


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