There are many reasons why people don’t succeed when trying to make money or set up their own business. The truth is, the path to success is filled with one failure after another. Success means failing a bunch of times but being able to learn from those experiences and then bounce back stronger and wiser.
You’ve probably already tried, and failed, right?
You may have already tried to do something to earn money and it hasn’t quite worked out, for whatever reason. It can be difficult to keep going when it just seems like you keep messing things up or having a hard time getting a break. I know, I’ve been there. I’ve failed many times, and also had many partial successes that didn’t quite live up to my hopes.
Being scammed can knock your confidence
If you have already tried to search for ways to make money online, the chances are you have found it difficult to find good information that will actually help you achieve that. Many methods are not very effective at earning you a full-time income and will just earn you small change – for example, survey sites.
But there is a darker side to all this. There are a lot of websites out there that are deliberately out to scam you. They make big promises that they can’t keep, and just don’t deliver what you hoped for. Many of them have “up sells”, which is when you buy the main product and then they try to persuade you to pay a lot more for additional products that you apparently won’t be able to succeed without. Google Sniper and Millionaire Society are just two examples, but there are many others.
“Oh no! Not another get rich quick scheme!”
If you tell your friends and family that you are trying to learn how to make money online, they will probably be rather skeptical. With good reason too, as I have explained above. And if you have tried and failed multiple times, your friends and family will most likely think the same thing will happen again.
Do people think you’re wasting your time?
Due to the many scams out there on the web, many people think that it is a waste of time trying to earn money online. They might think that it’s just not possible to make money on the internet. This view is flawed though, because the web is so huge that there is so much potential. Saying it’s not possible to earn money online is almost like saying it’s not possible to earn money period.
The internet is such a big part of peoples’ lives these days, and a lot of business happens online. It makes sense to try to get a piece of that pie, and it’s totally possible.
“I’m just not technical enough”
Setting up your own online business requires having a website – a good website. You might be worried that this means you will have to know all kinds of technical web development stuff. I used to think that too. The thing is, these days that’s just not true. With WordPress you can now have a great website up and running with no technical knowledge at all.
Check out this great video explaining how great WordPress is:
“I need someone to show me what to do”
Ahh, this is where many people fall down, and where I fell down a lot in the past. It’s often not easy to know what steps to actually take. This is where having someone to guide us is really helpful. It’s really good to have clear step-by-step guidelines on what to do, every step of the way. This is exactly what the course at Wealthy Affiliate does.
“What if I get stuck and need help?”
This is where being part of a community really makes a big difference. At Wealthy Affiliate, there are lots of other members who are all on their journey towards success. Some of them are just starting, some of them are already a success, and many of them are somewhere between the two. The best way to learn is to get help and feedback from other people, and that’s exactly what happens at Wealthy Affiliate every day.
“I’m worried I’ll just keep failing”
As I said earlier, the path to success involves failing a bunch of times but then learning from those experiences and continuing to move forwards and get better and better as you go along. Nobody becomes successful overnight. Becoming successful is a learning process, and learning involves making mistakes. So once you lose your fear of making mistakes, you are no longer scared to try.
You’ve got nothing to lose
One of the great things about Wealthy Affiliate is that it is free to try. You can sign up for a free Starter Membership and do the first 10 lessons without paying anything at all. This is just one of the many things that sets it way above any other internet marketing training out there.
Got any questions/comments?
If you have any questions about Wealthy Affiliate, or would just like to get in touch, please leave me a comment below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Alternatively, you can visit my profile on Wealthy Affiliate. If you connect to me on there, I will be available to personally help you and answer any questions you might have.
Wishing you great success,