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Unsure About Internet Marketing? I Don't Blame You
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Unsure About Internet Marketing? I Don\'t Blame You

Do you dream about being able to earn some extra money by starting your own business? One option that many people think of is trying their hand at internet marketing. After all the growth in online business continues to grow year on year as we all change the way we shop, so there are plenty of opportunities. However, you may be unsure about internet marketing and if you are I don’t blame you. The world of internet marketing can be confusing and there are numerous traps that you don’t want to fall into. But if you make some wise choices there is absolutely no reason why you can’t be successful at it.

Be realistic

There are lots of seemingly great offers out there which make promises of how much money you can earn on the internet in a very short space of time for very little effort. The majority of these are scams and if you come across them you shouldn’t be tempted. Internet marketing is hard work and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Adopt a learning mindset

If you want to have a go at internet marketing and set up your own online business it’s really important that you have a learning mindset. Of course if you have lots of spare cash you can pay other people to do some things for you, but most people when they start out are not in that position. So you need to be prepared to learn lots of new things at the beginning and then keep on learning. Internet marketing is a world that is constantly changing. If you think that sounds a bit of a drag then internet marketing probably isn’t for you.

Keep your money in your pocket

If you wanted to you could choose to learn about internet marketing by using one of the major search engines and type in searches for ‘internet marketing’ ‘setting up an online business’ ‘building a website’, ‘choosing a niche’... look through many of the pages and start teaching yourself. It really is possible, but it would be very slow. Your second option is to get some internet marketing training. Do your research and decide what it is you need. There are a lots of options out there, though as you would expect the quality is variable. What you shouldn’t do is pay huge amounts of money. Look for free options – they are out there.

Be organized

One of the key factors to your success in internet marketing will be your ability to organize yourself and your efforts. From the very beginning you need to be consistent about your efforts. Set goals or targets and take action. You need to keep track of what you’re doing and review what’s working and what isn’t. Be flexible.

Avoid the doubters

It can be very difficult to start up an online business without the support of friends and family. After all they like you have probably heard that lots of people have a go and then fail at it. You have to try and avoid the doubters. If you’re convinced you can do it and have the commitment to take action on a regular basis – then go for it.


It’s okay to be unsure of internet marketing. There are a lot of scammers who would try and take your money off you and convince you that with very little effort you can make thousands. That’s rubbish. Internet marketing is hard work, but with training, a mindset to keep learning and a consistent approach success will be yours.

Street Talk

great advice Beverley.

  about 1 decade ago

Thanks Shawn

  about 1 decade ago

BIS Coach you have made some really good points. Starting any new career takes time to develop new skills, a better understanding of the market and most importantly choose to invest your avail budget wisely to make sure you get the best value for it. Gayle

  about 1 decade ago

Thanks Gayle - Glad you enjoyed it.

  about 1 decade ago
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