So that you`re new to the internet, and wish to learn all the pieces you can about internet marketing. Or at the least the important fundamentals, and additionally you want a place to go to search out the solutions to your entire questions? I hate to inform you this, and I`m actually sorry, but as far as I do know, there IS no one-stop source to learning the important marketing skills, other than faculty maybe, but I’ll TRY to answer some questions you might have from my own expertise: Let`s see, I began out with absolutely NO laptop knowledge at all. Went to chatrooms, talked with individuals, got me some contacts, then at some point I got a junkmail stuffed with hype (that I believed…hehehe) and promptly began joining affiliate programs. I joined this one, that one and the opposite one, all stuffed with guarantees that I`d be mega-rich inside just a few months. Being a beginner, I swallowed it all. Hook, line and sinker. None of it ever panned out right though. I lost some money, not big quantities, but more than I`d care to remember, so I began with the free stuff. I didn`t have any knowledge on constructing downlines and stuff, so that didn`t work neither. Then I began helping individuals I referred to numerous things, and things regarded barely better. It was all free stuff that didn`t make me any actual money, but it surely gave me visitors to different free websites I was promoting, I got downlines, and I got contacts, so I knew it was working. After that, I kinda targeting helping all people I came across, to the purpose the place that was ALL I was doing, and funnily enough, I loved it. Nonetheless didn`t make me money, but it surely made me really feel great. That`s how my ezine came about. I wished to help individuals as a lot as attainable, educate them to keep away from hype, stick dilligently to 1 factor, and construct a very good downline in it, whilst showing them learn how to assist each other. You`ll discover that any articles I`ve written thus far(05/15/03) cowl these things. I’ll say that there are a couple of “skills” wanted for anyone eager to be an online marketer. Firstly, you want a touch of “blindness” so you don`t even LOOK at all the hype, as a outcome of if it LOOKS too good to be true, then it more than seemingly is. You want deep concentration, and dedication, that can help you stick with one factor, and additionally you want to have the flexibility to work actually laborious at getting that one factor to work. You additionally want a lock and key in your wallet. It`s actual simple to buy into this that and the opposite program, and earlier than you realize it, you`ve used a LOT more cash than you can afford to lose. There`s at all times a threat that any money you employ, could be lost endlessly, so at all times keep that in mind. As for laptop jargon, I`ve been on-line for 4 years, and I`m STILL learning. Truly, I`m only just now starting to learn HTML so that I can publish my ezine with out having to rely manner too much on my programmer, who by the manner in which, is the best instructor on earth. There`s a page right here stuffed with “jargon” and links to more data, I discover it pretty helpful: http://www.imagescape.com/helpweb/historical past/define.html On the subject of suggesting a beginning point, that`s an actual laborious one. I think I`d say chatrooms personally. With out my programmer, and my different buddies that I`ve met in chatrooms, I wouldn`t be the place I am today. So I`d say THE most vital factor in phrases of marketing is your contacts. Get as many contacts as you can, and learn from their mistakes. Also, subscribe to a few ezines that actually cowl the “beginner” things. Read all the pieces you can that`s relative to what you wish to do. You`ll endure from data overload, there`s little question about that, but a number of the stuff WILL stick in your head, and you can start learning from there. If you happen to discover the ezine isn`t providing you with the information you want, un-subscribe and transfer on to the subsequent one. There`s hundreds of thousands of them on the market to choose from, just don`t subscribe to too many directly, otherwise you`ll be so inundated with mail that you`ll find yourself not reading any of them at all.