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Previously, I highlighted the three main product categories used by most online marketers: Products, Services and Content (information products). Now, how about some product types from within those categories? Today, I’ll give you a few specific Internet home business ideas.

Internet Marketing has certainly evolved since its inception not so many years ago. But the basic principle of marketing has remained the same: find a need and fill it.

However, the competition among home business marketers has heated up and along with finding a need and filling it, you must also work at building your image as a trusted and preferred supplier for whatever you choose to promote. Keep that thought in mind as you consider potential products. Starting your business with a narrow product focus and then expanding the line as you become more experienced is one way to approach it. …

Since most home-based entrepreneurs do not start out with their own products to sell, they typically look for suppliers online to fill their needs and their orders. This is called drop-shipping, where you, as the sales representative, get the customer order and the company ships or otherwise fills it.

Whether your product source provides physical products, services or digital information products, your choice of products is broad and you will be able to find Internet home business ideas to suit any need or interest. Let’s begin.

Physical Products:

When choosing a physical product, or line of products, it is best to select something that you will feel comfortable promoting and selling. If you have any reservations or concerns about a product, how will you be able to promote it effectively? Here are some physical product ideas:

– Books, Music CDs, Movie DVDs

– Computer and Telephone accessories

– Home Care, Personal Care, Pet Care products

– Automotive accessories, Tools in general

– Sports and Outdoor products and accessories

– Clothing, Family Apparel, Baby and Children needs

– Home and Garden

– Gifts and Flowers

– Educational, Personal Development

As you can see, the product choice is virtually limitless. Anything any person could want or need can be marketed and sold over the Internet right from the comfort of your own home. With a little online research, you will be able to find a source or supplier for any product. The supplier might specialize in a particular line, or have a broad catalog of products, or might be an Internet Home Business Mentorsaffiliate company with an online store or auction site that you can promote as your own.


Once again, there is no limit to the types of services you can choose to promote from your Internet home business. Think of any service you might need and that you might like selling, and it’s a good bet that you will find a supplier who is looking for sales representatives. Here are a few ideas:

– Subscriptions to magazines and other print or electronic publications

– Web Hosting services

– Business services such as bookkeeping and accounting

– Travel Consulting, Planning, Bookings

– Educational and Training programs and courses

– Real Estate services

If there is a service of any sort that you use or need or know somebody who does, then chances are there is a company or supplier online who offers it and who needs people to market it.

Content and Digital Information Products:

People want information. The demand is huge and it is growing. If you have the ability to research and produce high quality content then this can be a great Internet home business idea for you to develop. Or, you can promote and sell content in a variety of forms as produced by others. Here are some common types of content:

– eBooks and Reports (on virtually every topic conceivable)

– Training and How-To Guides

– Articles for online magazines and other content sites

– Blog articles and posts

Again, if you cannot produce content and digital information products yourself, you will be able to find sources online that do and you will then have ready-made products to sell to your prospects and customers.

The reason for listing this sampling of product types is to get you thinking about what can be sold online and what you personally feel comfortable marketing and selling. The potential to make money online is greater today than it ever has been and your first step is to decide what kinds of Internet home business ideas best fit your needs and interests.

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