3 Research Steps to Make Money Online – Language, Tools and Methods

Like everything else in order to be successful at something, it all starts with educating yourself. Don’t jump right into anything thinking that you’ll start making money right away. I’ve been at it for years now and I just started to make some money. My mistake was not knowing enough about what I needed to initially know. I will help you avoid this mistake and save you both time and money. You will have to dedicate some time to educating yourself. There will be things you will need to learn whether it’s simply navigating a site or how the internet works. Here I will share the main things you must learn in order to start making money online.

Learning SEO: The Language of The Internet

There are so many ways you can make money online and no matter what method you choose, the most important thing you will have to learn is SEO. Look at SEO being the language of the internet. It’s like being in a foreign country! If you don’t speak the language, can’t read, and don’t understand SEO, then how do you expect to get around? No matter what method you choose to make money online, you will need to implement SEO to it. Some methods require more than others, but knowing SEO is a necessity in order to make money online. You can start with The Beginners Guide to SEO and, after reading all 10 chapters, then you should be good to go! I suggest that you take notes and write down any ideas you might have on how you can implement it to your next venture (along with any questions you might have so that you may Google them later).

Getting Familiar With Your Tools and Resources

After you’ve gained a fair amount of knowledge about SEO, you would want to learn about the particular platforms that you will be using. If you were to use Google Adwords for your keyword research, then you should learn how to navigate it, learn the tools, and understand the vocabulary used. If you decide to try and make money with Google Adsense, reassure the same thing. You must learn how to navigate it and understand the vocabulary being used. Do some further research on the two… like, “how to make money with Adsense,” “How to use Adsense effectively,” or any other questions you might have. It would be good to get in the habit of searching for answers on the web since, in this field, you will have tons of questions.

Learning About Your Method

Once you become fairly knowledgeable about SEO and the different sites and platforms that you will be using, you can start looking for ways to make money. Let’s say you are interested in making money with blogs, for example. Whether you choose WordPress, Blogger, or any other blogging site, you would want to get familiar with the dashboard. I suggest you do some further research for that particular method, like… “How to make an effective blog,” “How to make money with your blog,” and “How to start off your blog right.” Remember to take it step by step. Don’t bother with Googling “How to get traffic to your blog,” just yet unless you already have one.

You will be doing a lot of research throughout your journey, but educating yourself beforehand will get you on the right path. After you have acquired some knowledge, you may even do some gigs for people if you need to make some extra money. You can read up on my “How to Make Money Offline Using Online Resources” post to see how you can make a quick buck along with a possible residual income.

Remember that the first step to any successful business is educating yourself. By doing what’s suggested in this article, it should give a good start in increasing the chances of your actually succeeding where many others have failed.

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About Bernard Zarifovic

I'm a young entrepreneur currently living in Atlanta, Ga. The reason I created this blog is to share my personal experiences in making money online. I have an analytical mind by nature which helps me to come up with strategies and has drawn me to business and marketing. My entrepreneur mindset allows me to be fearless in trying new things and acting on my ideas. I prefer to have things planned ahead and thought out before diving into them which I believe is the reason why my ideas have mostly worked out. Some ideas did not work out and were not profitable, but I do not regret my failures as I look at them as learning experiences and humbly accept them. To learn more about me, please read my personal story.