Reality of Making Money Online.
There are a few myths about internet marketing and I need to expose them so you don’t get the wrong idea.
1. Success Doesn’t Happen Overnight
Many gurus and internet marketers will try to persuade you that you can make $2,857 per day starting tomorrow. Unfortunately this is simply not true in 99% of cases.
We are all only human and we want everything YESTERDAY. Marketers know this and they play on our emotions, they try to sell hype and false hopes to us. The truth is that making money takes time, especially at the beginning.
For some people it’ll take a year to get to the break even point; there are just so many variables which makes this time frame hard to predict.
However, one thing’s for sure: You won’t start making a bunch of money tomorrow unless its illegal or its a lottery ticket.
2. Starting an Online Business is NOT Easy
Just like selling “success overnight” promises, many scammers do a great job selling “Done For You Systems”. When I was just starting my internet marketing journey I was very naive and easily impressed.
I must admit that I have wasted a fare share of money on such products as:
“It Only Takes 3 Mouse Clicks And You’ll Have a Business Making 7 Figures Per Year” – yours for only $97
“Underachiever Reveals Secret Google Formula That’ll Earn Millions Without You Doing a Single Thing” – for one easy payment of $199.99!
“Simply Answer Short Surveys And Earn Up To $200 Per Hour”
… if it was that easy we’d all be rich by now!!!
Starting and building a successful online business takes time and as I already told you it also takes a lot of effort and even more action.
The Internet is full of information on how to do all of that but you’ll need to apply yourself.
Don’t Fret ……………
Making Money Online is actually Possible
Throughout the years I’ve met a lot of people that were doing the same thing as me.
I’ve met a few guys who are earning 6 figures per month and although I am not quite at that level of income I know that it’s possible to make a lot of money with an online business.
So yes, you can make an honest income online. Once again, it won’t happen overnight and you’ll have to invest time and efforts but you can certainly do it!
What You Need to Get Started.
Setting up an online business is rather simple and can be done with very low to zero investment which makes it a lot more attractive than starting a “regular business”, like opening a shop in your town.
Here is what you’ll need:
Traffic (website visitors)
Content that converts visitors into customers
Products to promote on your site
More importantly you need proper training and support to help you out with the steps above. You see when I was first starting I didn’t know how to build a website.
I didn’t know how to get traffic to the website.
I didn’t know how to choose good products to sell and I had no idea how to produce good content.
It took me quite a while to put all the pieces together and understand how everything works. Don’t waste your time learn it here
Wealthy Affiliate Earning Potential
I often get this question from new WA members and people who haven’t joined yet: “What is the earning potential with Wealthy Affiliate?
How much money can I really make in a year?
There is no specific answer to this question.
Some people make a few bucks a month; And some make $100,000+ per month.
There is no exact answer to this question but I can tell you this:
The amount of money you can earn is directly related to what you do and how you do it.
The folks who are highly successful have one thing in common – they followed the training to the dot and they took massive action. Learning how to do something is great but you need to apply this knowledge in order to actually start earning. Don’t take this statement as a rule but if you do go through WA training and build your business the way WA teaches you I don’t see why you can’t make $50,000+ in your first year. Most beginner internet marketers fail online because they do not follow a plan of action, get distracted by new shiny products that promise millions overnight and because they do not take enough action.
Wealthy Affiliate will help you with all of it!
Provide you with a realistic plan of action, courses that you need to follow and tasks you need to complete. Stay focused and you will be successful.
Make Money Doing What You Love!
Although Wealthy Affiliate will teach you different marketing strategies that are very helpful for any kind of business, they do concentrate on affiliate marketing. Affiliate Marketing means that you get paid a commission whenever someone buys a product that you recommend.
Most companies offer affiliate programs (Amazon, eBay, Target, Airlines companies, credit card companies, etc.). Since more and more people buy things online instead of going to traditional stores (for obvious reasons) it’s only wise to claim your share of these sales online.
For example, if you love video games – you should start a website that talks about video games and helps people make a purchasing decision.
If you love motorcycles – you can start a website that talks about motorcycles, motorcycle accessories and parts to make your bike better.
On this website you can tell people about all of those awesome products and tell them where they can buy these products (Amazon, etc.) and whenever people make a purchase – you get a commission!
You do not need to take care of the warehouse storage, shipping, payments, customer service – you simply help people find the products they already want and you get paid for it.
This is by far my favorite business model ever.
Now, don’t be scared!
Wealthy Affiliate will provide every single detail you need to know in order to do all of this properly. Once again, simply follow the step-by-step training and ask questions whenever something is unclear – the WA community is there to help you through every step.