Posted: 2005-10-25 / Author: Ken Leonard Jr
Starting A South African Home Business Online
Starting a South African Home Business
Need Help With Starting a Online Home Business? You may be a total newcomer to the world of home business and marketing products on the internet. Online sources often talk about more involved practices related to making a living from home. But many online publishers are overlooking your needs, the person that is just starting out.
If you like the idea of earning a living by starting a home business, but can barely use a computer, most of what is covered by home business opportunity and online marketing publications will be of little use. Your head is already spinning from the tidal wave of home business information available from books and on the internet. You just want the spinning to stop.
You need someone to explain your options, someone that will answer your questions and be patient with you. Above all, someone that you can trust to give you good advice and not scam you. Let me introduce you to the person that can be all of this for you...
Your friendly ezine or newsletter publisher.
That's right. You may already know this person. They supply an email address for your questions and comments in each issue. Even though your favorite ezine publisher may cover some involved small business ideas or internet marketing tactics, they may be available for your beginner's questions, too.
You may have had a bad experience or two when trying to get a response from some online publishers and marketers in the past, but don't give up. Many publishers are glad to help you and will reply to your email in a timely fashion.
If you don't know where to start, but you know you want the freedom of being self-employed, it is now time to act on your dreams. Getting started can be a huge obstacle when going into a field in which you have no experience. You might be afraid that you will fail and it will cost you a lot of money. Guess what. You will fail and it will cost you at least some money, a lot if you are not being smart. That's the way it is. If you can't deal with this, starting a home business may not be for you.
When you realize that it may take many failures to succeed, you will see why it is so important to get started now. You see, tomorrow never comes. People that wait for tomorrow never realize their greatest desires. How many business success stories do you think happened on the first try? Close to zero.
So if you ARE a home business newcomer and you REALLY want to have your own business running from your home, I am calling you out. This is your chance to get your questions answered. It is your chance to get started. To start doing business online from home. To make some cash and to lose some. To find things that work for you and to start racking up the failures.
That's what you need, even if you don't think so. A helpful ezine publisher won't just tell you what you want to hear. You'll get help that will lead you to running a functional home business. And I'm here to tell you that you WON'T make $5000 in the next 30 days. But what about two years from now? Or 10 years from now? Now you understand.
Your goal is to set up an automated online marketing system that will generate leads, make sales for you, deliver your product and follow up with your customers on a regular basis. All of this done in your home at your computer by you (with some help from your favorite ezine publisher .
There is help available if you are just starting out. But being a newsletter publisher myself, I can't read your mind. You have to let me know that you want help. As always, you have to take action. You must make the effort to get the help you need so you can get what you want. Seems fair to me. Do you agree?
Even though you may be confused about how to earn a living from your home office, with more education comes clarity. The mistakes you will make and the failures you will have will enable you to be successful with your home business down the road. As long as you learn from your mistakes, that is.
Don't think that just because you are an online "newbie" you have to sit on the sideline and watch it all go by. You CAN learn what's going on and you CAN jump right in to your own home business. Once you jump in you can build your business at whatever pace is comfortable for you and your budget. But you will not build any business for yourself if you don't make the move and get started today.
Remember, tomorrow never comes.
Home Business Success Coaching... Ken Leonard Jr. publishes New Marketer Ezine. You'll get useful advice EVERY week to help you make a living online from home. If you are really serious, see what others are saying about New Marketer here... http://www.kenleonardjr.com/nme
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