On several occasions since starting to make money online, I have had people tell me that I must be lying. That they have been trying to make money for, 5-10 years (One guy even 12 years) and Still can't break 10k a month and therefore...
"It's not possible to make that much money so quickly, you must be fabricating this story"
This is very interesting and begs the questions...
- Why have they spent so long and still struggle?
- Why have I been able to change my entire life in just a matter of 2 years?
I would love to simply tell them...
..."those who say they can and those who say they can't are both usually right" ...
... Because, well... It's true,
but this right now is about YOU reaching a higher level of income in YOUR life, quickly and not trying to help the non believers
so... How long does it take to make money online?
What can you expect? Is it weeks? Months? Years? Even over a decade!!!?
(I can't even imagine working online for over a decade without hitting big money... Stuff that!)
Let me give you some facts
Your success is NOT time dependent.
We don't reach a special moment in time when our money just arrives.
Our success (income) is generated from the specific action at that we take.
To emphasize this.. If we take massive action... We get different results from taking no action.
Obviously right? But most importantly, If we take small actions that are specific income producing actions,this is far better than taking massive action on tasks that don't produce income
I know what you are thinking... "Luke, can you stop pointing out what is blindingly obvious and give me something I can use", however, this is important to fully understand
Being "busy" has nothing to do with success. Being "experienced" in the knowledge that makes little money, does NOT help. Spending year after year online does NOT necessarily contribute to your success in any way..
Making money fast! Producing the results that you want FAST!
Comes down to specific action
The exact activities that you perform.
Now imagine if we take massive action that is income producing... Now that sounds like a good combination, in fact, That is the difference between someone who has been online for a decade without real results and myself creating large success in a short amount of time. Their focus is wrong. Time isn't the factor, it's knowing what to do, when and how that makes money.
I feel sorry for those people that are stuck in the mindset that it's not possible. It is possible.
It is possible for you to produce huge results quickly, providing you focus on what's important and forget all the rest!
Can you make money within weeks of starting online? Yes. Is it typical? No... Typically, people fail completely let alone make money within weeks. They fail because they lack clear direction. Chasing their tail around and around the internet "busy" working on seemingly important tasks that are NOT getting them any closer to their goal.
Don't be that person,
The best feedback and indication that we have with our online business is that the money in our bank. This is an exact reflection of the activities you take
If you don't have the results you want, it means you are not doing it right. Tough to hear for some... but true.
If you want results fast... Ask yourself... Is what I am doing working? Can I improve?
This is not a time to despair.. It's time to get empowered and say. "I can learn to be better and I will be better because it's my actions that determine my results, not time"
"To have more, you simply have to become more, Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills"
Like a broken record... Throughout my Internet Marketing training you will hear me, Add Value, Add value, Add value, Then and only then... Money will come to you.
Regardless of how hard you are working... It doesn't matter how much time you put in...
We get paid for Value brought to the market place... Not time and effort... Not blood, sweat and tears... But Value... Always bringing value to the marketplace.
This is a crucial principle NEVER to be forgotten!
Check out this video by Jim Rohn on Value
Learn how to increase your value in the market place here
How do you start a home based business when you have a day job? When you have a family to look after, commitments relentlessly pulling us in every direction it can seem impossible to ever get a good run at building our business!
If you’re trying to make money online, but can never find the time to get it off the ground and profitable...
Today I am going to give you some tips for getting productive.
How can you arrange your day to make the most of the time you do have to apply towards your online business.
That may seem obvious, however, your ability to focus on what’s important is key.
It’s very easy to get distracted online. It seems like everything is clickable. Obstacles everywhere, removing you from your goal and directing to the goals of others.
Consider that for the most part, every Email, every Advertisement, every Facebook message are all fulfilling the goals of the sender/publisher. A constant distraction intended to have you focus on their objectives and not your own, An email sent to you that needs your urgent attention is for the most part working on the goals of the sender and not yours.
These distractions can be endless.
When planning your time, no matter how short, don’t allow any yourself to drift, fulfilling everyone’s else’s desires other than your own. This is YOUR business, take time to FOCUS on your goals.
Set aside a predetermined period of time each day to work ONLY on what's important to you. Don't open other tabs, don't allow yourself to get sucked into other peoples days.
The best time to do this is first thing in the morning. Before the distractions start, try and own your morning, Own your first hour. I find this hour is the time when we are most closely allined to our goals, waking up with a fresh mind, ready to focus on what is important to us with a clear head and no distractions
Completing tasks everyday.
Successful people make their daily tasks habit, a ritual performed daily.
Often it’s the same task performed everyday, that will bring success.
Taking extended breaks can be detrimental and often where we run into trouble.
In my experience, I have found my productivity to go like this
After a few days break.
Day 1: First day back to work, I catch up... Find where I left off and catch up on a few things. This equals Zero progression.
Day 2: I start to work... make plans of what is next, get my mind back into the game.
Making money online is often about developing campaigns content and creation, a certain level of creativity is required that cannot be forced.
Day 2 generally gets me back in the mainframe required to get creative.
Day 3: Finally, things start to take shape, back in the game, being productive completing tasks with clear direction working towards my goals, therefore,
If I never work 3 days in a row… I never progress. I only maintain.
I am not suggesting you must do 8 hours of work a day... Simply that you must have some consistency no matter how small. Without it, your business will stagnate... It will continue, but never grow. While starting, you can’t afford to remain stagnant.
Progression is necessary. No matter how small, set side time every day to work on your business. Make it a ritual
Start specific tasks and finish them. One thing at a time.
Again, It’s very easy to get distracted and pull yourself away from the task at hand, jumping to another that’s seemingly more important.
Don’t do that… complete one task at a time, get it working and move to the next.
Complete only Income producing activities
Ask yourself frequently, is what I am doing right now an income producing activity? Is this working towards my goals? If I continue doing this, will it find me success?
This is one I personally must remind myself of on a constant basis.(several times daily) It’s easy to find yourself clicking through the tabs in your browser without even absorbing what you are looking at... Subconsciously looking for short breaks from the task at hand, checking your phone… getting another snack… we must resist these urges. So much time is wasted sitting in front of the computer NOT working. Therefore, it's surprising how much time can be gained providing we keep on top of our behavior
What is an income producing activity…?
Tasks that will help you realize your end goal.
Checking FB business groups to see what others are writing... isn’t
Checking your account balance in your affiliate commission area every hour... isn’t
Checking your email/skype every 3 minutes to see if someone has contacted you... isn’t
Some tasks like this are required occasionally. The key is to make specific times for this
The question we must ask ourselves: For every 2 hours spent in front of the computer, are we getting maximum effect? This comes back to focus… Make sure that your focus is "pinpoint", Only applying energy to those activities you must accomplish to succeed. Those activities are Income Producing Activities.
Content creation, Testing, Tracking, Strategy, Education and Self-development are all income producing activities. Stick to theses and you will be fine.
Apply focus to specific tasks that are income producing everyday like clockwork.
This is how you will find consistency and success in your online business, regardless of how much time you have daily to dedicate, consistency will always trump larger sporadic bursts of work.
This takes discipline. The best part is, we as individuals are in complete control of our actions.
Choose the correct actions on a daily basis and you will undoubtedly find success.
Online Success Coach
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