Being an internet entrepreneur is becoming hot right now. Everyone is excited about quitting the 9 to 5 jobs, however what does it really take to start your own online business?
Here are the best 5 advices we can give you:
Try not to quit your job before you start your business
It is common that your income of your online business will be sporadic at first. You have to be prepared financially to handle this kind of issues, which in most cases means staying at the normal daily job until you genuinely no longer need it.
Choose a business model that can bring in cash flow quickly
We recommend finding a coaching, consulting, or done for you service where it is possible for you to use the skills you already have. The reason is very simple: this model allows you to start earning money right away and requires a very small number of clients to replace your salary.
Embrace sales as soon as possible
In a service based business, the word “sales” means selling yourself. This brings up many of insecurities, and most of new entrepreneurs feel anxious about positioning themselves as an expert and asking for the money.
You have to learn how to pitch your services effectively and really own your expertise in order to raise your income dramatically.
Sell products for the size of your current audience
As your audience start growing, you have to start thinking about adapting to it by creating more leveraged products that require less of your time per unit sold. For instance: you can run an online program which enables new online entrepreneurs find the right business idea and get their first paying clients. Alongside you can work with VIP one on one clients in order to boost your monthly income and hit 5-6 figures and more.
Mindset, persistence, and your ability to manage yourself is critical to your success
Being your own boss means freedom, however it also needs persistence and strong self-management skills. Sometimes you will feel like you are failing and you don’t want to get out of bed. The ability to be flexible, persevere, enjoy the journey and find ways to move things forward will be critical to your success.
While it’s a journey to get there, the rewards are spectacular. If you are thinking of getting into business, our main advice to you would be to start. Start thinking about ideas and start talking to people who are in business. The rewards are there for you.
— Robin Yearsley (@robinyearsley) 19 de junio de 2017