Sunday, July 29, 2012

Target market of anaZana: How to earn a living online

Earning a living online, using anaZana

Earning a living online using anaZana is entirely possible. I know, I am in transition from working for others, to working for myself online. Here's how I do it, and how you can too. 

Ninety percent of anaZana users do not make their own site. Even though anaZana is more powerful that other platforms, it takes a small learning curve to master. So 10% percent of our users actually make their own site. They have the time. They like creativity. They like the process. This 10% percent can actually benefit from this post. They have most of the skills needed already.

Therefore, one target market of anaZana is people that have some creative website skills (photoshop, basic html, and general multimedia skills), and they want to make money using these skills creating websites for the 90% that hires someone to make their site.

Anyone can develop the skills needed to make websites for others using the anaZana platform, it is far easier to use than website creation software. For instance, I was horrible using Dreamweaver or FrontPage to create a site, yet could easily do so using anaZana.

Step 1)

Learn how to use anaZana. This is free. If you want personalized help from me in learning the platform, sign up here.

Step 2) Marketing skills

What you need are some basic online marketing skills. Finding customers is your first step. Do not worry, anyone can learn how to market online. James Hickey has some great videos for this on YouTube. This is a new skill-set that few possess.

My solution is to hire a professional marketer, because I like to make websites, but do not like to market. I split the profits with my marketer, even though I do a lot more work than he does. He goes from business to business in person to market, so this is one more option for you too. Although I am working on an automated marketing solution online... it is the best way to work.

Step 3)

Agree with them on a solution. A basic info site in San Diego, is currently sold for $300 dollars. Once you get good at using anaZana, this will take you a few hours to make, $25 to $100 dollars an hour for your work is typical. A basic eCommerce site in San Diego is $600. The same incomes apply, as an eCommerce site generally takes more time to put together: products or services must be placed and uploaded. Although this is easy to do, using the anaZana platform. It was built around the concept of eCommerce. Most of the sites you make will be eCommerce sites. I collect 25 to 50% up front to start a website project. NEVER start a project without a deposit. Lots of people will have you working for them, and never pay you a cent over time. Big waste. 

Step 4)

Create the site. Present it to your client for feedback. Make the changes. Finalize the agreement and collect the final payment. 

Final thoughts

You will no doubt get orders for sites that are too difficult for your skill-set. This is not a problem. For instance, you get an order for a site that requires a bit of programming, or special design work. Simply contact our support team and ask how much the specific requirements will cost. Add that amount to the final cost of the website. Easy. So anyone at any level of website development competence can make any size or complexity of eCommerce site with teamwork. And you thought you did not have a website development team? 

Join the eCommerce revolution!


Anonymous said...

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I have something to valuable to contribute to the conversation.
It's triggered by the sincerness displayed in the post I browsed. And after this post "Target market of anaZana: How to earn a living online". I was excited enough to leave a thought :-) I actually do have a couple of questions for you if it's okay.
Could it be just me or does it seem like a few of these remarks
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Mick Malkemus, CBO said...

Dear Anonymous... I like your site, although the technology is somewhat outdated. I suggest you remake the site in anaZana, and find out how optimized our technology for building premium eCommerce sites is. You can make it yourself quite easily, and the hosting fees for such a site would only be seven dollars a month.

It took me 20 minutes to make this site. Fast and easy. Some might need help doing similar, and we are happy to help them.


Mick Malkemus, MS said...

Anon, what you interpret as brain-dead visitors I don't know. Many people that leave comments are from foreign countries, so they speak English poorly, but might be top level scientists in their native tongue. Remember, poor English does not indicate intelligence. Just poor English. I have tried unsuccessfully to learn Latvian, Russian, and Spanish. So anyone that use poor English here is more than welcome, I respect their efforts immensely. As for the few that have posted that actually are brain-dead, I try to remove their comments as I find them. Sometimes it takes a while, I only look at comments on Sunday.

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