Your Online Business - Keys To Success

Written by Todd W. Winslow

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Keeping The Ball Rolling:

If you think you can put up a web site, place a few free classified ads, and submit your URL to a bunch of search engines, and suddenly be deluged by people rushing to place orders or join your programs, think again! It is possible to make a significant income from a simple web site working part time. However, let me emphasizerepparttar word, "working." Many people start an online business onrepparttar 117860 side, while keeping their regular jobs. That's fine, but this takes commitment, organization, and some hard work.

It's a good idea to make a work schedule, setting aside time to work on your business. Then, divide this time up into segments - marketing and promotion, web site development, search engine ranking and placement, customer service, products and programs, etc. It's okay to be flexible, but mapping out how you spend your time and then keeping that commitment, will make you much more productive, and in turn, much more profitable.

Stay Positive:

Sometimesrepparttar 117861 biggest obstacle to overcome is ourselves. We all read about repparttar 117862 huge profits being made online today, and it's easy to get caught up in repparttar 117863 mind-set that if you're not making millions, your not successful. A good dose of reality often works best at times like these. We need to remember, for most of us, we don't have some venture capitalist putting up three million dollars to help launch our online businesses. Take pride and satisfaction in your accomplishments as you make them. These may be things as simple as getting ranked inrepparttar 117864 top ten listings on a few search engines, or some other positive reflection of your hard work.

It's important to set goals, both long term and short term. Don't go nuts, set reasonable goals. Once you reach one, cross it offrepparttar 117865 list and make a new one. Taking this, "small steps to success," approach, will give you a sense of accomplishment and pride. Let's not forget one very important thing, most people only sit onrepparttar 117866 sidelines and dream of having their own business. You, however, are inrepparttar 117867 game! Even if right now you're not experiencingrepparttar 117868 level of success you had first hoped, you're still doing something most only dream about. Give yourself a pat onrepparttar 117869 back!

Todd W. Winslow is the Executive Vice President of TADD Marketing Group, L.L.C. You can find more helpful information, products, resources, programs and links to help you start and operate a business online by visiting their web site.

Don't Quit...De-Stress!

Written by Terri Seymour

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** As you are taking those few moments to think about what you do have instead of what you don't, you should also be taking some nice, deep cleansing breaths. And also stretch out some of those tired muscles. I guarantee doing these things will revitalize and refresh your mind and body.

** Take some time to think about why you started your business and if those reasons still apply. Are your goals stillrepparttar same, do you still have repparttar 117859 motivation? Ifrepparttar 117860 other areas in your life need more attention right now, that is fine, it happens to all of us. Just do what you need to do and then get back to business. Do not makerepparttar 117861 decision to quit when you are stressed out or trying to deal with other problems. Wait until you can think clearly!

** Here are some sites that might give you some more good ideas for de-stressing and life management.

Stress is a serious matter and should not be ignored. But it can be controlled and reduced. Do not make any life changing decisions when you are over-stressed. Take a break, clear your mind, de-stress and things will look a lot different!

Terri Seymour owns and operates is a website, ezine and service which provides the resources, tools, guidance and more to help you start, publish and promote your own ezine. You can contact Terri at Subscribe at or visit for lots more info.

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