You think running your own home based internet business is a piece of cake.
You’ve probably heard how easy it is to rake in tens of thousands
of dollars practically over night, and how you can have all kinds
of “free time” and extra cash for traveling and shopping at your
Just throw up a web site, add a few affiliate links, post to some
forums and presto – you’re in the money!
But the reality is this. If you want to succeed in your own home
based internet business, whether it’s affiliate marketing or
selling your own products, you will have to work at making it
successful. You have to make it your job to succeed. You must
treat it as your job, not as your hobby.
It’s great to think that with just a few easy strokes you’ll be
running on auto-pilot, bringing in loads of cash and then on to
the next venture. But without some simple planning and consistent
effort you’re setting yourself up for failure.
Here are a few tips to help you get started.
- Set up folders in your email client.
You should set up a folder for each contact and keep important
correspondence while deleting what you don’t need. If you belong
to membership sites that require passwords, keep the “welcome”
letters where you can find them.
- Set up folders on your desktop.
If you download a lot of software, ebooks or PDF books from
specific individuals simply name a folder on your desktop after
the author or site owner. Then when you download something you
can place it in their folder.
- Make your own HTML home page.
For quick and easy access to all your important sites make up an
HTML page with hyperlinks to your most frequently used sites
along with a brief explanation of each site. Keep it on your
desktop for easy,