How to be successful with you home based business really depends on attitude, persistence and of course what your business offers.
Letís start with attitude. Everyone starts out with this attitude that man I am going to succeed and be able to quit my full time job by next year!
Well I am not going to say that can not happen, but letís be realistic here. A home based business is just like any other business, the only difference is you are doing it from home.
And this kind of thinking that you will get rich over night is usually the death of your business. It is great to have a goal, but keep it within reach. To have a successful home business, the key is watching it grow from month to month.
So keeping your attitude good, and not get discouraged when you are not making $20K a month is the first key to being successful. Remember you want to grow each month, as you grow you also expand bringing in more business and revenue.
The hardest part about all that is when you first get going in your new home business. You are not known to anyone, so you have to sell your business to the public.
I can remember when I first started; one website on the internet where you can put classified ads was not producing for me. And I had seen where it was a very good website for getting business.
So after a few weeks went by, I came back to that website, and changed a few words in my ad. Bingo, what do you know, I started getting replies, and next thing I know I had people signing up under me to become affiliates.
Now if I would have quit on that site, and said shoot this website is a joke, I would not have signed up all those people who in turn signed up people and they were selling, and bringing commission to me, and to themselves.
So I learned quickly that persistence is a key to help make your business grow. I wanted to give up, but I found it in me to keep trying, and trying.
Letís talk persistence, now this is where a lot of people die in the home business arena. They run across failures of some sort, whether it is marketing, people not following through, etc.
YOU HAVE to keep at it! Persistence is the key, if it failed once, does not mean it will fail again, you have to keep trying and trying and trying, and before you know it all that persistence will pay off for you.
Now we want to talk about what your business has to offer. We all know there are so many scams or so called businesses on the internet.
Everything from taking surveys, to getting paid to read emails, to selling Viagra! So what are the true legitimate businesses out there to start in?
Well to find that answer out, you have to a lot of research. I have an article on the internet explaining in detail on how to go about finding the legitimate home businesses, and not the scams.
You can read that article on my website. I can proudly say that I have found 2 work at home businesses that I am successfully running and making money at.
So just remember if you are wanting to start a home business, it will take some work, but the rewards are great! Persistence, attitude, and what your business offers are the keys to being successful.
Copyright 2004 Jim Noel
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