When the Chips are Down, Encouragement Goes a Long Way

Written by Denise Hall

Whenrepparttar Chips are Down, Encouragement Goes a Long Way

By Denise Hall (C) 2003

Have you ever been so discouraged that you were ready to give up? Do your dreams of a profitable home business seem very far away at times?

I think we all go through it. We work intorepparttar 117311 wee hours ofrepparttar 117312 morning, day after day, night after night. At times it seems that our hard work will never pay off. That no matter what we do, no one is paying attention.

But chances are, that alongrepparttar 117313 way someone, somewhere has given you what you need to keep going and become successful.

What is it? A very simple thing, really. ENCOURAGEMENT!

Kind words and compliments can boost our self-esteem and keep us going. They arerepparttar 117314 lifeblood of mankind. Sometimes they're justrepparttar 117315 thing we need to realize that we CAN and WILL succeed in achieving our goals, no matter what those goals may be.

Inrepparttar 117316 last few months I've written several articles about internet businesses. I've had many compliments about my work from numerous ezine publishers and readers. I've also had home business "newbies" ask for my advice to help them get their businesses off onrepparttar 117317 right track.

Every time I get such e-mails I think, "Who, me? I'm GOOD at this? Thank you very much. I'm honored that you enjoyed my work."

Let me just say that I'm not writing this article to toot my own horn. I'm writing it to remind everyone how powerful words can be.

Recently I was very honored and humbled to receive an e-mail from someone who had just read one of my articles. Here is what he said:

"Great article. I was very impressed.

You summed it all up rather nicely and concisely in a clear and very readable message. Nice personal touches as well, to keep it very human and real! I particularly like your down to earth style and attitude. Well done, and “Thanks”, I enjoyed it a lot.

How to Get Your Talent Online and Earning Income

Written by Lorene Radenz

Finding fresh ideas for an internet business is a difficult task. Everyone is good at something but they don't know how to cash in on their knowledge. You may think what you know is of no value but you're wrong! You would be surprised to find out how many people are earning a comfortable income on seemingly trivial subjects.

Find Your Niche

You've heard it before but it bears repeating. Why? Because it works! The key is to be happy doing what you enjoy and what you're good at, and then build your online business based on those factors. If you don't enjoyrepparttar subject, you will bore of it quickly and it will seem like any other job. You will be learning more as you go, so make it interesting. Find something people are attracted to or something that solves a problem.

Are you good at services? Many services can easily be transferred to an online business as well. Putting up a website and announcing what you have to offer can get you more sales than you can imagine. Display samples of your work if possible. Testimonials from satisfied customers are crucial. If you must, do some work for free in exchange for testimonials.

Try writing an e-book containing all you have learned on a certain subject and put it up for sale on your website. Then start an affiliate program to increase sales. For example, did you just buy a car? "How to Shop for a New or Used Car Without Being Cheated" can be valuable to other people inrepparttar 117310 market for a car. Most will be willing to pay forrepparttar 117311 information in order to save money inrepparttar 117312 long run. If you haven't bought a new or used car but will be doing it soon, researchrepparttar 117313 topic extensively, buy your car, and write your e-book!

If you'rerepparttar 117314 artistic type, making homemade jewelry, blankets, and craft items could berepparttar 117315 thing for you. If you have been doing this already then you have a start. Put these items up for sale on your website or auction them off. It's not as difficult as it sounds. Many people make it a full time job going to rummage and estate sales, then selling their goods for a hefty profit.

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