Having a recession proof life can mean different things to different people. For some it means never being affected by a downturn in the economy. Others may say having enough savings to last them a certain number of months. In order to really look at this we need to look at what a recession is.
What Is A Recession?
By definition, a recession happens when the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers—how you measure the number of goods made and sold in the USA—goes down for six concecutive months.
When this happens, normally unemployment rises, spending decreases and the entire economy is affected. Many times people fear an economic downturn because they are afraid they will lose their job.
The United States has seen several recessions in the last 200 years. Some economists place that number at around 33.
The good news is, someone makes money, even in an economic downturn, why can’t that someone be you?
Earning During a Recession.
Ths truth is recessions are hard. No one wants to go through a recession. It’s a stressful time on families and a stressful time for people from all walks of life. However, since recessions are a part of an economy’s life cycle, we better learn how to survive during them.
Some people belive you must earn off of the misfortune of others. This is not true. The greatest part about learning to earn a recession proof income is that you can earn by helping others get through the recession! Think about that. Making a living helping others.
There are a lot of great teachings on how to manage your money and save up for a coming recession. There are books teaching you how to budget and plan meals and so many things. What I want to teach you is how to earn a living that will sustain you during any economy that you face. And be able to do it without benifiting from the misfortune of others.
I’m talking about affiliate marketing. If you can learn how to use the internet to market products and services to others, you will always have an income. The reason is, people always have to buy something. All you need to do is learn how to market and you will be able to market what ever product or service that people need. In doing so, you will be helping others and earning an income at the same time.
So, lets jump right into it. Affiliate marketing is marketing products and services that others have created or others are selling. For example, Walmart sells shoes. You can learn how to market shoes online and then send any interested parties to walmart to buy their shoes. In turn walmart gives you a commission for the shoes and you earn a profit. The customer gets the shoes, Walmart makes a sale and you earn a profit. It’s a win, win, win.
How would you go about marketing a product or service online? Well, it is a pretty simple process. There are some details that take time and patients to figure out but nevertheless the process is simple.
First you will need to determine what it is you want to market. Think of a product or service that you are passionate about. Something you really enjoy or you know others who enjoy it.
Than you would find someone who offers that product or service. Places like Amazon, Walmart, target and many other websites are great resources.
I mention Amazon and Walmart because both of them offer an affiliate program. Once you know what product or service you want to promote, you will need to build a webstie. While it can be scary to think about the task of building a website, it’s acutally very easy to do and I’ll be happy to show you how to do it.
I built my first website in 2005. It took me many hours and I had to get help from others. Now it is so much easier. I can litterally do it in 30 seconds and you can too.
Once you have your website you will need content on the site. You will need to write about your product or service. This is why you want to choose something you are interested in. You don’t have to be an expert on your product but it should be something you want to read about, write about and talk about a lot. Preferably something you love.
You don’t have to be a great writter. You just need to be able to communicate with others. If you can talk, you can write. With your website, it’s very important to have content that others will find valuable. You want to solve a problem and be informative, personal and even funny at times.
Don’t over think it, just be yourself and others will be able to relate. Take me for example, I”m in my 40’s, I have a full time job, a wife 5 kids and I am still able to manage my websites. You can do this.
As you learn to add quality content, your website will become more valuable. See a website is the start to a business that is run entirely from the internet. Such a business will produce a recession – proof income that will sustain you for years. One of the greatest things about it is you can work on this anytime and all you are doing is sharing about your passion and you will get paid to do it!
Once you have some good quality content, your website will start getting traffic. This will happen because you will use good quality keywords in your content. Keywords are words or phrases that people type into google and other search engines to find what they want.
Since you are writing your content about a particular product or service, you will use keywords that relate to that. The traffic comes in the form of visitors to your website. They will find your website when it appears in their search engine results. As more and more people find your site you will have more traffic and more opportunity to convert that traffic into sales.
Say 100 people see your website on any given month. If your website is all about shoes. You can have a link on your site that sends people to walmart or amazon to purchase their shoes. When they make a purchase, Amazon or Walmart will pay you a commission for that sale.
A quick Review.
A recession – proof income is one that will sustain you during a downturn in the economy. Since people will always need to find certain items, you can help people find them and often at a reduced price on amazon. For your trouble, Amazon will pay you a commission. To begin your recession proof business online you will need to follow these simple steps
Find a product or service to promote
Find someone selling that product or service
Build a website
Add content To your site to attract visitors
Send Visitors to the ones selling the product or service
If this sounds too complicated to you, I assure you I was concerned myself. However, over the years I’ve helped many people just like you, build a website and start earning money online. Once you get the ball rolling your site will have a life of it’s own and soon what was only a dream will become a reality. You can really have a recession proof life and be earning money from any place in the world and in any economy.
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