I get hit with this statement a lot. “I want to make money online!” People often express their envy and desire to walk a mile in my shoes because of what I do.
There seems to be a common misconception. It is that those of us who work online have found some sort of golden ticket.
Do people who make money online set their own hours? Do they work from home, sitting around sipping coffee in their pajamas all day?
Well, yes, that happens quite a bit. Do we rake in the big bucks without lifting a finger? No, absolutely do not.
Those of us earning a living online have to work just as hard as, if not harder than, traditional office employees. You can’t make money online without working for it.
That is regardless of what scam artists try to tell you to get you to buy their products. It’s a job, like any other. Thus, you’re going to get out of it what you put in.
When people say they want to make money online, my reply is, “So, why aren’t you?” If I can do it, you can, too. You just have to approach it in a realistic way. [Read more…]by