How to Start an Online Business: 11,520 Free Resources for the Internet Entrepreneur

This 40 page guide is a massive (11,520 to be precise) compilation of free to access resources on how to start an online business. These internet resources take the form of tips, tricks, tools, techniques, advice, tutorials, tests, blog posts, articles and guides.

The guide takes you through different phases of starting an online business, right from generating a business idea to implementing and marketing it and later growing your business. To best of my author's knowledge, no other guide contains such a huge list of resources and is so comprehensive that everyone (from newbies to professionals) is going to find something useful in it.

In detail, this guide contains:

  • 4113 Ideas for an Online Business: From affiliate marketing to blogging to freelancing to ebook creation to selling on Ebay. Every single money making idea is in this guide.
  • 3619 Ways to Market Your Business: SEO, SEM, Social Media Marketing, Viral Marketing, Link Building, Email Marketing, Viral Marketing. Every buzzword is there in the guide.
  • 200+ resources in Videos and Podcasts: Learn startup secrets from the veterans, Stanford professors, business gurus and startup founders.
  • 1514 Resources in Blogging: 101 blog posting ideas to 101 ways to monetize your blog to 100 resources bloggers can't live without to 99 ways to promote your blog for free, this guide has it all.
  • 1933 Resources in Freelancing: All the best tools that a freelancer needs, all the ways a freelancer can attract more clients and a list of niche job boards for freelancers.
  • 792 Resources for Small Business General Internet Marketing: Heard of Guerrilla Marketing? Know 101 ways to market your small business? This guide will give you the answers.
  • 173 Ways to Grow Your Business Online: Already established your online business? Know different ways you can grow it into an empire.
  • 451 resources to Maintain Work Life Balance: Who says you can't enjoy life as an entrepreneur. Sure, you can. And, this guide will show you how.
  • 513 Tips for an internet entrepreneur: From 100 ways to be a better entrepreneur to 15 blunders rookie freelancers make. These are the tips which you can't simply afford NOT to know about.

Table of Contents

Note: numbers in the bracket represent the number of resources contained in the respective chapter.

  • Introduction (0)
  • Do You Have What it Takes to Start a Business? (54)
    • Online Tests
    • Articles
  • Why to care about starting a business? (119)
  • Why Online Business? (18)
    • Benefits and Myths
    • Success Stories
  • Basics of Online Business (603)
    • Skills
      • How to start a website
      • Basic web design
      • Web graphics
      • Copywriting
    • Business Knowledge
      • Video Lectures
      • Podcasts
      • Other Resources
    • How-to Guides
      • Online Business Startup
      • General Entrepreneurship
  • Ideas for Your Online Business (4113)
    • General Overview of Types of Online Businesses
      • Ebook creating and selling
      • Affiliate Marketing
      • Niche Marketing
      • Blogging
      • Selling on Ebay, Lulu, CafePress, etc.
      • Freeelancing
      • Miscellaneous
    • How to Generate Ideas
    • Successful Ideas to Make Money
  • Evaluation of the Idea (11)
  • Business Plan is a Necessity (6)
  • Execution: The Key to Success (663)
    • Naming Your Business
    • Creating a Logo
    • Buying Hosting and Domain
    • Designing Website
      • Hiring Freelancers
      • Using Free Web Templates
      • Using Content Management System
    • Accepting Payment Online
    • Advertising On Your Site
      • CPC model and its resources
      • CPM model and its resources
      • CPA/CPL/Affiliate model and its resources
    • Miscellaneous
  • Marketing: How will the World Know You Exist? (3619)
    • Introduction
    • Methods
      • Small Business General Internet Marketing
      • Marketing for Freelancers
      • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
      • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
      • Paid Search
      • Affiliate Marketing
      • Email Marketing
      • Link Building
      • Marketing on Facebook
      • Social Media Sites: General
      • Marketing on StumbleUpon
      • Marketing on LinkedIn
      • Social Media and Social Media Marketing
      • Marketing Your Blog
      • Video Marketing
      • Viral Marketing
    • Resources
  • Growing Your Online Business (173)
  • Miscellaneous Issues (1118)
    • Work Life Balance
    • Legal Issues
    • Tips
  • Meta-Resources (1023)