How to open one’s own Internet portal?



The constantly increasing popularity of the Internet causes that a variety of new internet portals emerge each day. Everyone who runs a successful internet portal knows how much profit it can bring. However, it must be noted that contrary to expectations, starting this kind of business is not that simple. First of all, it requires a great dose of patience, since the whole endeavour is rather time consuming. Before our portal starts generating a four digit profit, we will have to put much effort and energy into the business. In particular we should focus our attention on the following aspects:

Functionality

At the beginning we have to clearly define both the functions and the theme of our portal. In order to attract the users we should choose an original subject matter. A good idea would be a professional website containing different advices on a selected topic. The choice is limited only by our imagination.

Technology

The technical capabilities of our Internet portal depend on the technology which will be used. The more advanced the technology, the greater the possibility of modifying and extending the website.

Technical requirements

The two vital requirements without which establishing an Internet portal is impossible are a server and a domain. A server is a specialised computer on which our site will be stored. A domain is a dedicated Internet address pointing to our site.

Project and realisation

The project and its realisation are one of the most important parts of the whole investment. The best idea is to commission a professional company to create the project for us. The choice between the available interactive agencies will not be simple – we have to select the one which meets our expectations and have rich references.

Equipment

To develop our Internet portal we will only need a computer with the Internet connection. Due to such a small requirements the availability of the business described in this article is great.

Profit

An Internet portal generates profit mainly thanks to the advertisers. Without them our portal will not survive, unless it has some other sources of earning money. On the market there is a variety of different advertising platforms dedicated to the owners of the Internet portals.

Start-up costs?

From $2,000 to $10,000.

Possibility to work from home? 

Yes.

Possibility to work part time?

Yes.

Possibility to enter into a franchise agreement?

No.

Possibility to work remotely?

Yes.

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