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Internet Marketing Business Mindset – Why New Affiliates Struggle
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Internet Marketing Business Mindset – Why New Affiliates Struggle

Internet marketing is a great way to make money online. Most new internet marketers know this but they usually fail before they start. The failure starts with their mindset.

It is said somewhere that “as a man thinks, so is he”. This holds true for internet marketing business, or any business for that matter. Here is a list of mindsets that makes most new affiliate marketers struggle.

It’s A Business

Even though most businesses on the internet are closely tied in to the marketers hobbies, skills, talents or qualifications, most internet affiliate marketers fail to recognize the fact that it is still a business and it must be treated as such. You cannot earn serious money if you treat internet affiliate marketing as “something you do on the side to make extra money”. That kind of thinking will give you the motivation required for you to make extra money.

Compare that to someone who sets it firmly on his mind that he is in the affiliate marketing business. Everything depends on it. The way you will order your life will take into account that fact you have drilled into your brain.

So here is the bottom line: treat your internet affiliate marketing as y you would any other business.

Plan It

You need to have a plan for your business. It may not be something that should like it will be presented before a board of governors although that might help, but what you are looking for here is a road map for the business.

Shoot For Something

You need to have goals. Even if it is a goal like “ I want to make $10 by the end of the month”. It is worth shooting for compared to having nothing. It would be easy to get distracted if you do not have a goal. It will help you to be focused.

Take Action

You can do all the planning and goal setting you can in the world but if you will not take action, then your business will simply not happen. Someone said “nothing happens until something moves…so move it”. It helps. Expect mistakes, learn from them and move on. On this point, do note that you should take daily actions that will help you move towards your goals. Chatting on social networking sites is not going to help you when you should be writing articles. You will need to cut out a lot of activities in order for your internet affiliate marketing to work.

So there you have it. The number one reason most new internet affiliate marketers fail is because they do not treat it like a business. Settle it in your mind that you are getting into business even though it looks like it’s something of a hobby. Have a plan, have a strategy and, most importantly, take action.


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Building a foundation certainly requires a great attitude along with a plan! One must as you say, have a strategy. Taking action:-) Good article.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Cynthia

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Cynthia

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  about 7 years ago

Another great article Sunganani...Very true "Take Action" Thanks.

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