Why you need to focus on video product creation
It's easier than ever to create a video product for sale on the Internet. All right, I know you can't compete with the big media corporations if your dream is to produce the next Lord of the Rings Trilogy. (In that case, your goal should be to get a job at a production studio and work your way up.) But creation and distribution of online video products has become so easy-and so economical-that anyone with an Internet connection can become a broadcaster of video content for the Worldwide Web. (The faster your server connection, the better-a broadband connection is ideal for uploading video content to the Internet.) As an Internet marketer, you need to be aware of what you can achieve by creating video products for sale on the Internet: * The sale of video products lets you launch an online business with a minimum cash investment.
* If a video product is unsuccessful, it's easy to pull it off the market without running up losses-you don't have to invest in inventory to launch an Internet video business. Find a vision for your video product. The keys to creating a successful video product are the same as the keys to success in any business venture: establish priorities and stay focused on your goal. Your vision must be to create a video product that adds something of value to your customers' lives. Inspirational videos and how-to videos accomplish this goal-one of these areas is a good place to start.
Keep these simple tips in mind as you start to develop a video product for sale on the Internet: Focus on your strengths. Find one thing that you do well and build your video around it. Don't spend a lot of time trying to fix your weaknesses-we all have them. Successful people spend most of their time doing what they do best-they concentrate on their strengths. Stay in touch with your customers. Businesses fail when they stop listening to what their customers are saying. Always approach your video business as a system that needs to be constantly improved to maintain your advantage over the competition. Stay focused on your customers. Concentrate on creating a video product that adds something of value to their lives. Test the market.
You don't have to quit your day job to start creating video products to sell on the Internet. Most people think that great companies are established by entrepreneurs who risked everything to test a business idea. The truth is that many successful Internet entrepreneurs launch and test their business systems without quitting their jobs. You can create a video product without leaving your job, test the market on your web site or blog, and tweak the business system until the profits tell you when to plunge into the new business full time. Your chances of success can be greatly increased by making a gradual entry into an Internet video business.
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