Avoid the Fool's Gold Of Easy Money. Mine For Real Gold And You Will Make Money Online
This article encourages people to learn to spot the difference between Fool's Gold and Real Gold when looking for ways to earn extra money online.
Copyright (c) 2009 Steve Cowley
The Internet is the modern day Gold Rush! In the 1800's people would rush off into the hills to seek their fortunes. Very few made more than the minimum to survive on.
Nowadays people rush to their computer screens and throw money at every conceivable opportunity going - all in an effort to make their fortune. Very few make more than the minimum to survive on! The parallels between these two periods of history are remarkable!
If you are looking for easy ways to earn extra money I would stay clear of online businesses! I would go so far as to say that if you are looking for easy ways to make money anywhere then you will always struggle.
"Easy Money" is a catch phrase used by the slick Internet marketers who want to sell you a dream that is really an illusion. I will say this loudly and slowly - there is no easy money to be had on the Internet or anywhere else.
Think about what you are asking for when you say that you want easy money. Aren't you really saying that you want money to somehow arrive magically in front of you without having to work for it? Ummm! I know it would be wonderful if it happened like that - we would all like to have a personal Golden Goose that kept churning out those golden eggs. But the truth is that life is just not like that.
Unless you are prepared to put the work in first then no opportunity anywhere is going to provide you with easy money. In my work as an Internet Marketer I come across a large number of people who are looking for an easy ride. They are looking to get something for nothing! Or they are looking for me to do their work for them. Although I love to show someone what to do to make money online I will never do the work for them. I would be doing them a disservice if I did.
These are very often the same people who jump from one opportunity to another without actually following anything through. They are attracted to the worthless "Fool's Gold" of modern day hype, with all its promises of instant wealth and easy money.
The fact that fool's gold exists also implies that there is real gold to be had too. And there certainly is. There are some amazing opportunities to make money on the internet - just as there were people who struck real gold years ago, so there are ordinary people who are making large amounts of money online today.
And it is only just beginning too. The numbers flocking to the internet to make money will go up massively over the next few years. Right now is certainly a wonderful time to be involved in Internet Marketing. The current world financial crisis means that many people have to turn to other ways to earn money, either to supplement their main income or to replace a job that has been lost. And where do most people start their search? Looking at online business opportunities!
I love working with people who recognise the difference between "fools gold" and "real gold" and are prepared to put the effort and work in to make it happen. They are not looking for easy money but they are looking to build a lucrative and sustainable business over time.
They will be the ones who will stake their claim to wealth in the future. Make sure that you are part of this new wave of online success stories. Don't be taken in by someone showing you "fool's gold" with promises of easy money - it is worthless. Appreciate that real mining takes planning, time, and energy and you will lay the foundation for a really successful online career.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Steve Cowley has run full-time Fitness and Martial Arts Clubs for over 25 years. His goal is to empower people to take control of their own lives and achieve the success they desire. His internet business is based around the Online Business Alliance Model. Visit http://www.InternetWealthReviews.com