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Doing business online is touted as a relatively easy way to make passive income. That is good. What is not so good is that most people who are new are not told all that is needed for one to be successful online. Here are a few I have found to be very true, at least in my case. Without these elements, you will be spinning your wheels in one place for a long time.

Time Is Money

Do you have a couple of hours to spare per week? You don’t? Really? I would challenge you to look into your schedule and see if you cannot set apart an hour, just an hour, to invest your energies in setting up a passive income generator. Really, if you can’t find time for your online business, then make the time. Bump something off for the sake of your increased income. Take out at least a soap opera or a match (whatever sport you are into) or that time you spend chatting or tweeting away. Just one hour a day is enough. It’s the bare minimum.

Get Connected

Running an online business means you will have to invest in a computer and internet connection. The tricky bit is when you should be doing this. For those who work in an office, you could use the lunch hour or go to the office an hour early or stay an hour late (that’s what I used to do before I started my own business). But please do not run your online business during office hours. That is stealing your employer’s time.


Yes, you have to be willing to work hard and smart. Wherever there is money to be made, there is work involved. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something. You will have to learn some things, monitor and maintain others. It’s no walk in the park but think of it as an investment. You work hard initially and then get rewarded financially for an indefinite period of time.

Fail Forward

Much like learning to ride a bike, if you fail, make sure you fail forward. There will be plenty of failures online, trust me. The idea is not to run away from failing. You get up figure out what went wrong, make it right and move on.

Keep Your Motivation In Sight

Always keep in mind why you are running an online business. It helps especially when you hit the dry patches on the journey. What could an extra $100 do in your life? Keep that answer handy and work your online business. If you are following an proven online business strategy, you will soon begin to see the rewards of your efforts.

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