The decline in the economy has motivated many people to look for work from home jobs. The only problem with this quest is that many begin their search with unrealistic expectations and unclear goals. While there is more flexibility when you work a job from home, there is also a lot more responsibility.
You must pick the right people to take over the tasks that you wish to leave aside because you must focus on your true strengths. Otherwise, you will be back at Phase0 quite quickly. Backtracking in Entrepreneurship is not an option. Phase1 is sustainable, but only until you burn out.
You have heard the old saying that whenever someone comes into lots of money, the friends and family start coming out of the wood work that they never knew they had. Well its true. You will be shocked. This is a good reason to keep your new found riches to a whisper.
Second thing to know is to commit to writing. Info Product freelance writing can be very lucrative and rewarding. Like anything else, money will not fall on your lap just because this is the internet. The reality is that there is a lot of competition online. What will make you more successful than anyone else is your commitment and hard work. With that said however, you will be able to say goodbye to that daily commute and work in your pajamas from the comfort of your couch.
My own neighbour was an entrepreneur. I watched him return from work dog-tired every night. I also watched him sell his business (in the newspaper), build a palatial house and purchase a total of 22 cars just while he was neighbour to us. All this because his pharmaceutical company was bought out by a multinational Chinese corporation for a figure with so many zero’s in it that I couldn’t show it on both my hands!
You don’t need to spend hours creating a formal business plan, but it’s important you have an idea of where you want your business to go before you start. Sit down and work out what products you want to promote and how you’ll market your website to attract new visitors. This will give you a guide as to what things you need to work on.
Being an entrepreneur can be an interesting career at the same time very challenging. There are some entrepreneurs who work very close with their employees and this leads them to have a working relationship that is good. As an entrepreneur, do you have a good relationship with your employees? Do you motivate them? Motivating yourself as an entrepreneur is a crucial thing to do. If you don’t then it will be very difficult for you to motivate your employees.
So my advice is this – if you are not enthusiastic about your business or aggressive enough in your marketing, you are probably not going to succeed. That’s no shame. 99% of online businesses fail. But if you want to join the 1% that is successful, get enthusiastic about something.