Choosing a product or service to sell

Digital products like ebooks, documents, music and graphics are the easiest to sell because the entire ordering and fulfillment (delivery) process can be automated. Your costs are reduced by not having to maintain a warehouse, and you have no shipping and handling expenses. Your profit margins are typically higher with digital products as well.

If you are planning to operate a service business online, then you need to realize that your website will function as an enhanced "brochure" describing your services. It can also provide online payment capabilities if you so choose.

Regardless of what you plan to sell, you should fully understand what the product or service costs you to purchase, what your operating and overhead costs are, and what you need to sell the product or service for in order to make a profit.

Once you have completed those tasks, you are ready to go online.

Some links to look for products

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