- By Jimmy Cox
- Published 11/20/2009
To make money online as an internet marketer takes the right kind of mindset. You probably don’t realize how easy it is for people to make a living off of their computer. Any average Joe, no matter who they are, can do it. That is because they have developed the right kind of mindset. To get one thing straight, internet marketing is not a get quick rich scheme. Typically, people who are new to this industry fail miserably or quit before they even make their first dollar, because they assume they are going to make money overnight. When the money doesn’t come right away, they get discouraged. Internet marketing is a business and needs to be treated as such. It is going to take consistent work. You will be working on daily tasks such as article writing, SEO optimization, blogging, video marketing, email marketing, building your list, creating webpages and splash pages and maybe even writing ebooks. It will take a lot of determination to stay focused and motivated. This is why you have to have the proper mindset or you can forget about being able to make money online in this industry.
So, do you have the right mindset? Are you expecting success in a week or do you realize it could take a good year or two or more to get there? Are you setting yourself long-term realistic goals that you can work on everyday? Sure, you will make money along the way. You could even make money your first day as an internet marketer, but you can al
so make your first million three years down the road. Those are the goals you want to strive for. That is where your mindset should be. Do not discredit yourself either, you can be a millionaire. How exactly can you acquire this mindset if you do not already have it? Simply follow the people who already have it and are already successful. Follow the millionaires. Do what they do (or did) and learn what they learned. Constantly be developing yourself. Stay committed to the task each day until it gets done. The proper mindset is going to determine whether you make money online or whether you have a hobby online. If you want to make money, then you are going to have to work at it. You are going to have to educate yourself on marketing, SEO, building links, writing ebooks or articles and all the other essential things that you will be doing on a daily basis to get closer to your goals. You cannot be lazy about this. Do not get discouraged, however, if you do not have a whole lot of time to devote to working. There are many services out there that you can outsource this work to. Whether you need articles written or professional SEO work done on your websites, you can always pay to have it done for you. There are no excuses when you have the right mindset. It doesn’t matter how it gets done, as long as it gets done and you are still on your path to wealth.
The key to being able to make money online is to be open to anything. Be open to new techniques and always track your results. Most of all though, keep your mindset a positive one.