Today’s Throwback Thursday post returns from July, 2014.
Have you heard of the internet lifestyle? It’s about freedom – freedom to be your own boss, set your own hours, and work as hard as you want or as little as you want. The internet lifestyle is being enjoyed all over the world by smart and savvy internet marketers.
Are you living the internet lifestyle? Last week I read about a former substitute teacher who had just taught “the class from hell” and knew she needed to be doing something different. She was burned out and broke.
Not only was the pay bad, but she was working at a school in a bad area where she had to stand outside on the playground holding a walkie-talkie with an eye out for potential gunmen walking onto school grounds.
She found her way out of that stressful lifestyle and into the internet marketing lifestyle. Her life has (thankfully) never been the same. It could happen to you, but you are the only one who can make it happen. If you haven’t taken the plunge, what’s holding you back?
Does it seem too risky? Then start slowly. Don’t plunge a huge amount of money into this new venture. Start small, build your business, and reinvest your profits to grow your business. That’s how small businesses become life-sustaining businesses.
Yes, there are some who take the all-in approach. A few succeed and many more fail. As they say in the gambling world, bet with your head, not over it.
Is it too unknown? Then read up on it. There’s plenty of free information about internet marketing on the internet – funny how that happens! Read up, soak up what you read, and when your knowledge is sufficient, get started.
If you’re the kind of person who has to know every detail about everything before you start, chances are the internet lifestyle is not for you. If you research internet marketing you’ll find that a lot of it is like building a plane while flying it. Most internet marketers that I know learned along the way to building their businesses. Many will tell you that they failed for a long time before they succeeded. Does that scare you?
For many internet marketing millionaires, and there are many of them, they learned by trial and error and after enough errors they hired a mentor (I did and it’s helped immensely). If you feel that getting a mentor is a sign of weakness, get over it. Getting a mentor is the smartest move you can make on your way to a successful internet marketing business.
The best part of the internet lifestyle is financial freedom. Without the financial freedom that the internet lifestyle produces, there is no internet lifestyle. That freedom is out there for you, but you have to have the desire to reach for it. The good news is that the internet lifestyle is alive and well and pretty much available to anyone who wants it. Is that you?
This post is part of a white paper by the same title that gives you an easy step-by-step path for starting your own profitable online business. You can access it here.