Shifting Sands Online

Oct 14 21:00 2004 Nicholas Dixon Print This Article

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The internet is considered a god-send by many people all over the
globe. Never before has such an opportunity been placed on the
table for your taking. Where else could you set up a business
transcending borders for fifty dollars a month or less.

Opportunities abound everywhere you turn nowadays online,Guest Posting just
name it there is a way for you to turn a profit. Newsletters,
store fronts, affiliate programs and content sites are just a few
examples of the diverse choices our there.

At the turn of the millennium when I first got involved on the
net there were far fewer websites then. Now there are a vast
variety of websites on different topics all vying for attention
from web surfers. Because of this growth you can ensure that the
competition for traffic is stiff.

One very important thing of note is that one’s success is not
guaranteed online. Business online should be approached in the
same professional manner as one would offline.

Since building my first website I have been through countless
setbacks, I once lost seven months worth of subscribers in one
fatal click. Setbacks are natural though, the important thing is
to move ahead through the fog and mist even with uncertainty.

Passion is also very important to the success process. My passion
initially was to offer the best website about my hometown, not to
make money. Profit is just a by-product. That passion has been
realized and even though I don’t make money by the bucket loads,
I feel fulfilled.

Hardwork, perseverance, vision and commitment is required to see
you through to the end. Don’t fall for the hype about get rich
quick programs, success at these are the exception and not the
rule. Buckling up for the long haul would be highly recommended.

Years ago if I had known such things I wouldn’t have had it so
hard. But there is a learning curve in life and it makes no sense
to try and avoid it. The experience you gain along the way is
your wealth.

From the days of not knowing how to turn on a computer to
publishing a newsletter I have always realized that. It is not
really the money that makes one wealthy but the skills and
abilities that one possess. Look at Donald Trump, even if he went
bust tomorrow he would still rebound because of his know-how.

Many times I have reached a point where I felt like quitting. But
the options available deters me from doing so.

Just like how everyone takes time to become good at basketball,
soccer or finding the perfect excuse for forgetting their
anniversary so does running a business. Patience is a valuable virtue .

Over a period of time, one’s skills and abilities will improve
once they are used regularly. Don’t let your current skills get
rusty and at the same time endeavor to learn new ones. Do not
allow the weeds to stifle your garden.

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