Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Internet Home Business and Blogging

"Internet Home Business" and blogging go hand in hand.

Most people who "make money from blogging" are also into another successful "work from home business" vice versa. So its better, you know something about it.

"Internet home business" is not something new nowadays - most work-at-home moms practice it, students in college utilize it for extra income, it keeps retirees busy and some working people use it as a "part time work from job".

Few people have also made it a full time occupation and have succeeded as well.

I am also quite successful in this jig, and reckon one of the things you ought to know before "starting a home business" is how to avoid the setbacks

One of the important things after you have identified your "home based business", is that you have to sit down and analyze certain factors, i.e., your skills, the areas you are good at etc.

Few of the important factors required prior to starting on a "home based business" venture are mentioned below.

This is something most of us overlook - I used to, and still am a mess when it comes to organizing and time management. This is mainly because of the lack of discipline that slowly filters into home businesses. No wonder they call it working in your pajamas!

If you are interested in getting more info on "how to make money from blogging" and organising yourself, then I suggest you get hold of The Freelancing And Blogging Handbook

So it would help if you initially do a bit of time management and eliminate some of the things that aren't important to you. In short, readjust your priorities. What's eating up your time that you could eliminate or if possible, delegate to someone else?

Work on your resilience, an important factor... which is widely recognized as EQ or Emotional Quotient competency. This pertains to being able to bounce back from failures, loss, rejections and adversity. It will keep you from slowing down and wasting precious energy when you hit an obstacle or challenge.

The EQ competency will help you maintain a sense of balance. Try not to be a perfectionist; as if you constantly dwell on the things that don't go exactly as planned, you'll get into a negative mindset. Working to stay positive and congratulating yourself occasionally is extremely necessary.

Focus on what goes right and not what goes wrong. We normally overlook the many things that went well during a given day, and give importance to that one thing that went wrong. So just switch this around and pass it on and you will feel more relaxed.

Every time somebody tells you something that didn't go well, counter with something that went well. This will help you build your self-esteem and resilience, and will positively affect those around you.

Find a way to combine self-nurturing and support with a "great home business" that would enable you to achieve that financial flexibility.

Surround yourself with as many positive situations as you can. If someone's really negative, that it's best to stay away from him or her. Even while shopping, try finding a store where the clerks are smiling and helpful. There are many. Find the office supply store where they're really glad to have your business, and pay attention to you when you're shopping.

Most of the successful Internet businesses ventures have faced tremendous setbacks and they have comeback only stronger. So don't give up... the initial stages are a bit hard.

"Internet Home Business" has since then come a long way. Thanks to the home computer and Internet, you now have access to unlimited information and opportunities, and unlimited ways to make money.

It is even clearer from the fact that most of the successful companies today on the Internet had one thing in common. That most of them, started from nowhere, and all they had was access to a computer, a connection to the Internet, some free time and a determination to succeed so as to obtain their financial freedom!

Most of them didn't start well. They faced many problems, didn't understand the concept and had to learn from their mistakes. They had to take one step at a time and evaluate the results.

Most times, they had to retrace their steps. But they didn't give up. In fact they returned stronger and more determined to discover and understand. Then slowly, things started getting better and better every month.

New ideas were born, they started exploring and getting to know how Internet works and how they can capitalize from it. Slowly, income streams started appearing and their commissions grew monthly. This is a classic example of most success stories on the Internet.

I have mentioned this so as to emphasize that there are no instant riches on the Internet (no matter what some of the internet marketers say). Your primary objective would be to lay a solid foundation and the rest should follow automatically.

Now the one common factor was that they were not willing to call it quits whenever they faced a stumbling block.

So, no matter what....don't ever close up shop and call it quits.

Wishing you the best in your "internet home business"

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