Being an information entrepreneur is becoming popular among today’s entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the sea of opportunities available on the internet. The two words “information” and “entrepreneur” can be made into a single word: infopreneur which refers to an entrepreneur who makes money by selling and sharing information on the internet.
There are two classes of Infopreneurs. One is where infopreneurs market information which they create themselves. The other kind is those that take credit the information from certain sources then adapt as their own and sell them. Selling information might not be directly to the readers or surfers most of the time. Rather, information is made free to everyone and earnings are produced from some affiliate programs or contextual advertising like for example Google Adsense. Online entrepreneurship provide an important use to the most of the people especially when they are searching for information. But we should be careful if the source is reliable.
The second class of online entrepreneur is marketing information directly which are products in a assortment of formats which includes e-books, reports, videos, audio, and almost any method in which one can deliver information. This technique is practiced by infopreneurs and results are successful.
Sharing information is like giving away a business card. It provides a way to new business opportunities. With more exposure to the public, it can simply boost one’s business popularity. One way is by writing articles and submitting to article repositories or article banks. The articles submitted have a chance to be published by other owners of websites several times and then you will have a traffic boost. This is practiced by most online marketers or entrepreneur who have a website that have a specific niche. By submitting to article banks, the articles they have submitted have a resource box. The resource box is the authors name and information plus the website link which is located on the bottom of the article most of the time. So when someone reads his article, the link will be followed when the reader clicks it. And not only that, it is a good search engine optimization strategy since the links created from other websites will boost the search engine ranking.
Information technology is now exploding exponentially after the industrial revolution. In this high technology world that we live in today, in this information revolution, infopreneurship is the game. Information is the fundamental force in today’s feat to either an individual or a company. So if you think you need to contribute heaps of information, either commercial or personal reasons, jump right into the boundless flow of information superhighway.