As you may have noticed, the internet or digital world is slowly taking their place in the world. With just a few clicks, you can get almost everything from all around the world. The world is literally at your finger tips. Such a shift is going to persist for a long time, as the future is operated by big data, no longer operated by brick and mortar business. And big data simply means the glorious era of digital marketing (internet marketing) is approaching.
There are a few business models under the category of internet marketing. Here are a few that can be found commonly: eBay or Amazon commerce store, affiliate marketing, writing content and make money from ads, pay per click ads, blogging, Forex trading, digital product creation… etc.
When the internet first introduce to the world, there was a big problem. The problem was that, there was no digital marketing or internet marketing system existed expression back then. There were only a handful of people making money online and most of them would never reveal what they were doing. Fast forward until today, we can see that many people are starting to earn a living by making money online. They are earning their income from the internet. Time flies!
Here are a few facts on why now is the best time to make money online. By 2016, more than 50% of all U.S. retail business will be directly influenced by the internet. The end of the brick and mortar era is approaching soon. Next, it is estimated that there will be about 5 billion of people will be searching for information products on the internet by the year of 2020. The human population is estimated to reach 7.5 billion by the year of 2020, and that’s about 67% of the entire population are using the internet to buy information products! It is no wonder why now is the golden time to make money online.
In addition, $592.43 billion were invested in online advertising in the year of 2015 alone. To know the trend of the world is heading, simply watch and notice where companies are spending huge sum of money for advertising.
In 2012, Amazon announced that they sales of digital book such as the eBooks and audio books surpassed the amount of sales of physical books. What does this tells you? It simply means the world is shifting to the digital era, and we are in the best time ever to make money online!
Lastly, $304 billion in online sales were generated in the year of 2014 in the U.S. alone. Internet businesses are growing at a steady rate, with 15% of increment every year. That will be about $650 billion of online sales by the year of 2020!