Starting an online business is not hard, but there are two sets of challenges that the new online marketer faces.
1) Knowing what to do to move forward quickly as far as systems and technology go.
2) Having the right mindset and a plan.
Perhaps the right mindset and plan should be listed first since your plan will determine what systems you will need to implement and what technology you will need. Why is mindset so important?
Entrepreneur vs Employee
1) Will this be just a hobby or do you plan to build a real business?
2) If you are or were employed, someone else told you when to come to work, when to take lunch, and when to stop working. Whether you’ll be transitioning from a full-time job while you build your online business, or you’re going full-force into your online business, you will now make those decisions. You will be your own boss.
3) Closely tied in to #2) are self-discipline and self-motivation. These have to come from within, but positive groups of people in forums, Facebook and (more…)