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    • How to Start an Online Business (from Pakistan)
      The Essential Steps to Starting a Sustainable Legal Internet Biz
      Salma Jafri
      WordPL – Oct 2010
    • Who am I anyway and why should you listen to me?
      Custom Social Pages
      Social media maven
      MBA
      Print columnist
      Nit-picker
      WRITER
      Affiliate marketer
      Serial entrepreneur
      Blogger
      Fire-breathing dragon
      WordPL
      Wife
      Mom
      Wordpl.net
    • Lets get on the same page first
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    • Fear Factors
      Don’t know where to start
      Don’t think int’l payments can be received in Pak
      Don’t know how to find a market or clients or buyers
      Too scared of getting sucked into a scam
      Don’t know what you have to offer
      Don’t want to give out credit card details on the Net
      Can’t decide what to do
      Don’t have a credit card
      Just wanna whine “XYZ is not possible from Pak”
      P.S. Its all in the attitude > you CAN make money online…
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    • Infographic: How to Start an Online Business
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    • Types of Online Businesses (you can start from Pakistan)
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    • PAKISTANI
      success stories
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    • MaryamNasim
      Website: http://maryamnasim.com , http://pinkwool.com
      Niche:freelance illustration & animation, free printables
      Monthly Income: $1000 - 5000
      Primary money-making method:
      Freelance services
      “I think internet is magical. I have made some of my best friends over the internet. I use it for my work, entertainment and everything else I need for information. My work structure would be entirely different if I did not have access to the web like I do.”
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    • HarisNadeem
      Website: http://www.sizzledcore.com
      Niche: gadgets, technology &Internet media.
      Monthly Income: $5000 approx.
      Primary money-making method:
      blogging and advertisements
      “… If you want to start a website, then blogging is the easiest way. I started off with a blog on free host. Then after convincing my parents for a credit card and bought my own paid domain.”
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    • ErumZehra
      Website: http://www.acewebcontent.com
      Niche: Web Writing for Small Businesses
      Monthly Income: $500-1000
      Primary money-making method:
      Freelance writing services
      “I love the flexibility working online gives me.  Due to this I have always been present around my children, and have also attained the personal fulfillment that one gets from acquiring professional achievements. A great testimonial from a client makes working from home totally worth leaving the competitive corporate world behind.”
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    • SohailAbid
      Website: http://www.sohailabid.com
      Niche: software developer
      Monthly Income: undisclosed
      Primary money-making method:
      Freelance software development
      “To sum up the life of a good freelance developer: you can make three or four times the pay of a regular 9-6 employee with half the time/effort. The most lucrative advantage is FREEDOM. Take my motorcycle tour of Pakistan (www.facebook.com/tourdepakistan) as an example. Only a freelancer can take up such uncertain and free trip.”
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    • S. Mohkim Khan
      Website: http://startupmeme.com
      Niche: Web Startups, Social Media And Tech
      Monthly Income: $500-$1000
      Primary money-making method:
      Blogging, Sponsorships
      “Blogging was my core earning from beginning 2008 right after I graduated to July 2009. It was one of the smartest things I ever pursued and was serious about, at least in my opinion.”
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    • AbidBeli
      Website: http://www.beliscity.com
      Niche: Ecommerce
      Monthly Turnover: $80000
      Primary money-making method:
       Product Selling
      “ I think we need still more online retail shop .. (you should) be professional & show your educated attitude - do competition on quality services not on prices. Secondly because of new online retail shops new customers [are] also attracted [to] online shopping.”
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    • ErumMunir
      Website: http://www.DotsnDashes.com
      Niche: website dev & design, e-products
      Monthly Income: $1000-5000
      Primary money-making method:
      Freelance web services, e-products
      “I started out on the net in 1997 with my first Geocities (yah remember that era, anyone?) web page and it has been a great journey since then. From that one web page to an entire website and on to my own business DotsnDashes Website Designs a couple of years later, yep I have come a long way.”
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    • SaadHamid
      Website: http://www.sizlopedia.com
      Niche: Technology
      Monthly Income: $5,000
      Primary money-making method:
      Blogging
      “…Living in a country with less-awareness about a revenue medium like this, I have found blogging to be one of the best professions. Start blogging with passion and you will eventually start making money too.”
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    • Salma Jafri
      Website: http://www.wordpl.net
      Niche: Web content, SEO articles, e-books
      Monthly Income: $3000-5000
      Primary money-making method:
      freelance services
      “Cultural differences, physical locations and geographical boundaries no longer separate the two arms of business: buyers and sellers. The lifestyle opportunities that technology offer are both overwhelming and awe-inspiring all at once.”
      Wordpl.net
    • Types of Online Businesses (you can start from Pakistan)
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    • Option 1: Start Freelancing!
      Quick to start
      Learn while you earn
      Freedom/Control
      No overheads
      Immediate cash
      Work from anywhere
      Flexibility
      Best use of existing skill set
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Choose a Niche
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Places to find freelance work
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    • Bidding sites
      http://www.elance.com/php/search/main/eolsearch.php?matchType=project
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    • Job Boards
      http://www.freelancewritinggigs.com/2010/10/freelance-writing-jobs-for-october-4-2010/
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    • Social Media
      http://search.twitter.com/search?q=looking+for+logo+designer
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    • Email/social media
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Build credibility
      How to pitch for work (Proposal Writing)
      Provide samples
      Make portfolio
      http://wordpl.net/index.php/2010/08/win-first-project-on-elance/
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Start Marketing like Crazy!
      • Join forums and communities such as http://www.freelanceswitch.com; http://www.freelancefolder.com
      • Start a blog
      • Join & network on social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube)
      • Join relevant and similar FB pages/groups
      • Take out a newsletter (email marketing)
      • Search engine optimize (SEO) your site
      “If you build it they will come”
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    • My Marketing Efforts
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    • Start Freelancing!
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    • Get Paid!
      WIRE TRANSFER
      ONLINE PAYMENT PROCESSORS
      A/C Holder NameA/C Number / IBANBank Account TypeBank NameBank CountryBank ID Type (you will choose SWIFT here for international wire transfers)Bank ID Number (8-11 characters)
      Bank AddressBank CityBank ProvinceBank Postal Code
      Moneybookers
      AlertPay
      2Checkout
      http://wordpl.net/index.php/2010/01/how-to-get-paid-on-elance/
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    • Pakistani freelancers in action!
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    • Pakistan in Freelance World
      http://www.elance.com/p/online-employment-report.html
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    • Types of Online Businesses (you can start from Pakistan)
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    • Option 2: Make Money Blogging
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    • Start Blogging!
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    • Choose a Niche
      YOU
      “When I was younger… I [didn’t] want to be pigeonholed…
      Basically, now you want to be pigeonholed. Its your niche.”
      – Joan Chen, actress
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    • How to choose a niche
      Do what you know
      Do what you love
      Choose something you want to know more about
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    • Can your niche make money?
      Keyword/Niche: Asian fusion cooking classes
      Search results: 5,970
      AdWords Keyword Tool results: 1300 monthly global searches
      Check domain availability: www. asianfusioncookingclasses.com
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    • Keywords go fast!
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    • Start Blogging!
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    • Start Blogging!
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    • Create content
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    • Start Blogging!
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    • Monetize your blog
      Google AdSense
      Sponsored Posts
      Chitika
      Product reviews
      Paid reviews
      Kontera
      Sponsored Ads
      Buy Sell Ads
      http://kommein.com/25-ways-to-monetize-your-blog/
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    • Start Blogging!
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    • Get Paid!
      Wire transfer
      Check (local)
      Western Union
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    • Blogger in action!
      http://www.problogger.net/
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    • Types of Online Businesses (you can start from Pakistan)
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    • Option 3: Affiliate Marketing
      • A lot like blogging – create site, add content, do product / service reviews
      • No inventory for selling products!
      • No merchant accounts for selling
      • No customer service issues to contend with
      Affiliate Mktg
      http://wordpl.net/index.php/2010/07/how-to-write-great-copy-for-the-web-ebook-review/
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    • Start Affiliate Marketing!
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    • Start Affiliate Marketing!
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    • Find Affiliate Products
      Product name + “affiliate” (e.g. ipad affiliate)
      Clickbank
      Commission Junction
      Share-a-Sale
      Pepperjam
      E-junkie
      Amazon Associates
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    • Start Affiliate Marketing!
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    • Get Paid!
      Wire transfer
      Check
      Western Union
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    • Affiliate Marketing in action!
      http://wordpl.net/index.php/2010/07/how-to-write-great-copy-for-the-web-ebook-review/
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    • Types of Online Businesses (you can start from Pakistan)
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    • Skills to Run an Online Business
      Clear focus and direction
      Self-discipline & motivation
      Jack-of-all
      Delegate and automate
      Adaptability and flexibility
      Thought leadership
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    • The Work at Home Lifestyle
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      Where does the time go?
      Marketing & tech & social media, oh my!
      I don’t think I’m going crazy – I know it!
      Wake up, Family, Work, Family, Work, Sleep
      What if I fail?
      I want my own bank account dammit!
      Will my parents/friends/
      spouse support me?
    • The most important thing you need to know do!
      “Ideas are a dime a dozen…”
      “An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.”
      “If you wait until all the lights are "green" before you leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the top.”
      “Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.”
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    • Why wait?
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    • For more info…
      Complete resource pack with active links
      Complete e-books pack covering topics like FB mktg, AdSense, blogging, freelancing, etc
      Contact email addresses for more info
      Future detailed sessions on each
      One to one coaching
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    • Where you can find me
      salma@wordpl.net
      salmajafri@gmail.com
      www.wordpl.net
      www.wordpl.elance.com
      www.twitter.com/salmajafri
      www.facebook.com/WordPL
      http://pk.linkedin.com/in/salmajafri
      If you liked this presentation/workshop and would like to know more, please leave a comment at: www.facebook.com/WordPL and I’ll respond. Thanks!
      -Salma
      Wordpl.net
    • How to Start an Online Business (from Pakistan)
      The Essential Steps to Starting a Sustainable Legal Internet Biz
      Salma Jafri
      WordPL – Oct 2010