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Successful Forum JVs and How To Get Them

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The forming of common alliances, also referred to as a joint venture (JV), happens nearly every day in the business world. One of the most popular means of linking people up online of so that they can work together on their projects is via forums, where people of all levels of business and expertise post in common threads.

Forum threads generally present tried-and-true methods of those who post, sharing tips about what works and what doesn't so that follow readers don't waste their own time, energy, money or hair-pulling on them. And the threads also often seek advice and helpful resources and tips from others. However, regardless of the focus, many people who interact on the forums often end up banding together in their common joint interests to help each other.

Here are several example of successful forum JVs and how to get them to work for your own projects.


Product / Service Creation

To earn income online, you need to have something to sell. It can be something of yours, an affiliate product, a product for which you have resale rights or some other income-generating strategy like Google Adsense pay-per-click.

How do you now if there is a market for your products and services? What if you don't have anything to sell but want to get in the game? How do you SELL the products and services?

Head to industry forums for help with your questions. Once there, you may find someone with an ebook he or she created, for example, but needs help selling. In exchange for writing articles about the ebook to help sell it, maybe you could get an affiliate link and earn 50% for each purchase made through the links in your articles. Or maybe you'll find someone else who would like to team up and co-author an ebook AND promotional package with articles; split the work and the profits.


Value Added Packages

Go an extra step and remember customer service and support. When people shop online, they do need support at times, too. And maybe your ebook teaches "how to ..." do something, and could be enhanced with video tutorials. Through forums, you can often run into people who either provide services or have connections in the service industry. Service people don't always have tome to write their own articles, so you could trade article writing - and submission services - for video creation to enhance your product line.


Marketing / Advertising

Many of the people you run into on forums have mailing and emailing lists, and a variety of other means of advertising and marketing - not only their products and services, but yours as well. That can add up to endless marketing strategies all year long; ad swaps, banner exchanges, article exchanges in ezines, print newsletters and in online article directories (think: link exchange, too, in the byline!) Also postcards, emails with sales messages, autoresponder series, reports, freebies - - all types of goodies to package and sell or pass along at no charge for viral marketing. Figure out what you can offer and see what others on the forums need. Connect!


"It Takes A Team!"

Sure it's great to work from home. But successful people credit their successes most often to excellent team work. So get out there and meet your team by networking on forums. You'll not only get a chance to learn some super tips on how to run your business better, reaping more rewards for your efforts, time and money, you might just put together some successful JV deals of your own in the process along with a super team to make your operations run in success-mode.


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