Can You Build A Successful Online Home Business?
I am asked every day if it's really possible to start a home business and make money online. I always answer with a definite yes! But I am also quick to make sure they know it will take time and persistence. You cannot expect to build a large income in a month or two. However, you can certainly create a successful online home business bringing you in a six figure income in as little as one year working just part time. Sure it may even take you a few years, but the point is it can be done. I highly doubt your current job will give you the opportunity to make that kind money in the same time frame!
It usually takes at least one year to start seeing any significant results of your online business effort. That's a very small price to pay for this huge opportunity. It takes time to develop any home business plan. It takes a while to figure out which products sell the best and what advertising techniques give you the best return on your investment.
It took me at least a month just to figure out how to use Google Adwords, another couple months at least just to get a basic idea of HTML, another month or so to get the hang of article marketing, and the list goes on and on. The point is it took time and I knew I had to do it. Anything worth doing will take time and effort. If you are not looking long term then you already set yourself up to fail. Remember that last sentence because it cannot be emphasized enough!
Let's take a look at some real life examples and to give you some true perspective on this...
* I'll start with myself. My success in my online home business is well known. Not everyone in the online business world will recognize my name but there are plenty of people who consider me an expert in the field. I've earned thousands upon thousands of dollars in my online business.
However, most people surely don't know that I didn't make a cent my first year, actually I lost money. I barely broke even my second year. The profits for my third year were pretty good but still nothing to brag about. It wasn't until my fourth year that I started making significant profits. Would I go through it all again to get to where I am today? Absolutely! Today I live a life most people only dream about. Plus, I work a lot less than anyone I know and when I do it's out of the comfort of my own home.
* How about another example? I have a close friend named Jason who started his online business about the same time I did. We were both new and just figuring things out so we helped each other with our online businesses as much as possible. Actually we still do help each other but much more so when we were both beginners and really needed it.
In his first year Jason jumped around from one home business opportunity to the next. He tried everything but the success was limited. After fumbling around for almost two years he finally set his mind to one online business and within 6 months he was making over $10,000 per month. Today he makes over $500,000 per year from his online business and it just keeps growing.
* Want another real life example? Ok! A guy named Marc came to me a few years ago with all sorts of questions on how to start his online home business. He literally didn't have a clue. I got calls and emails from him on a daily basis for months and months. Even today he asks me questions every once in a while. He didn't make any money his entire first year and very little his second year. Now just three years in to his online business he makes over $20,000 per month and he just launched a membership site that will bring in thousands more!
As you can see, even highest earning online home business owners take several months to begin making money. And the real wealth, the hundreds of thousands of dollars per year we all strive for, takes years to achieve! Do you think any of these people would say it wasn't worth all the time, money, and hard work they put in? Do you think for a second that the years invested haven't been rewarded many times over?
If I told you that after two to three years of following an online home business system, you would be earning more money per month than you make in a year right now, could you handle that? If you were sitting across from me right now, I would look you straight in the eye and tell you that is a highly possible and realistic goal.
However, if you say to me you want to quit your job in less than a year and live off the income from your home business, I'll tell you that the chances of that are slim to none. Probably not what you wanted to hear, but is what I'm saying really that tough to swallow? Certainly not! Can you think of any job where you could spend just a couple hours per day at your computer for maybe 2-3 years and at the end of that time be making $100,000 per year in residual income?
Sounds incredible, doesn't it? But again, this is not an income you are going to make in your first year. It just won't happen! Sure some people do hit the next big thing and get rich their first year but they are few and far between. Don't expect to be one of them. Some of you "go getters" will see it happen in your second year. But the majority of you need to be thinking more long-term, two to five years or so. I guarantee you when the time comes, you’ll say it was all worth it and you'd do it again in a heartbeat!
The answer to the question is...
YES, you can build a successful online home business! You just have to think long term, be patient, be persistent and take action. Never give up on building your online home business and you will not fail. Your success is only limited by your desire and actions. Follow the simple advice in this article and your dreams of building a successful home business will come true!
Dedicated to your business success,
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