What are some different types of Internet businesses?


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Affiliate marketing, Internet marketing, blogging and Web design are some different types of Internet businesses. Internet businesses have become popular as of 2015 because of their low starting costs.

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What are some different types of Internet businesses?
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Affiliate marketing involves the sharing of revenue between an online merchant and a website owner. The online merchant receives customers to his online store after the website owner advertises the merchant's products on his website. Both parties split the profits. The website owner earns money without putting out much effort.

In Internet marketing, an individual helps drive traffic to a website. Services and methods used include blog marketing, search engine optimization and article marketing among others. The individual can provide these services to a global clientele.

A blogger makes money by posting updates and writing on a blog on different topics. The blogger makes money from the advertisements placed on his site, often using Google Adsense. The more traffic the blogger gets, the more money he makes.

For the curious and technically minded, Web design is a competitive industry with many opportunities that allow an individual to market and finish his projects over the Internet. Those who want to venture into this business can develop a personal website to showcase what they can do.

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