If you’re pondering joining an affiliate program or home based business, today’s article is to point out the various reasons why so many can’t make money online. Why do so many people try and fail in this industry?
Now we’ll show you why this happens.
When people think about being able to make a living online, on of two stereotypes spring to mind. You’ll either be looking for the idealistic, ‘too easy’ lifestyle of an internet guru sitting on a sunny beach and seemingly making money for doing nothing, or you’ll be attracted to the thought of starting a business from scratch and working to turn it into a popular brand from the ground level up.
The first mistake is that the majority of people are far more drawn to the first concept than the second.
One of the most common pitfalls of internet marketing, and online business in general, is the false label it attracts as some kind of easy solution to financial issues. You cannot create a life changing income without a life changing effort. Most people make the false assumption that people just join a program and push a button to reach success, this is not true, of course.
Much like in the real world, you will have to work for your success. If you haven’t achieved it yet it’s because you simply haven’t earned it yet. Fact. Also, like the real world, there are countless people out there waiting to take advantage of you if you keep falling for it. Change your mentality if you want to change your future.
If you genuinely want to become your own boss the first step is to start taking yourself seriously. Otherwise you’ll never actually start achieving it. Set your goals, a long term and short term target, then do something every single day to get you close to achieving them. 
Making it happen. That’s the part which separates the men from the boys. If you don’t push yourself towards your goal, you will never achieve them. Getting your head around that fact and ruling out all of the ‘instant solution’ programs which you will undoubtedly see along the way is half the battle won already.
Whether you wish to become your own boss with your own products or become an affiliate marketer earning a living promoting the products of brands like Empower Network or Global Domains International the truth is you will find many barriers in the way of your dream of being able to make money online. How determined you are will ultimately judge whether you get there or not.
Should you be trying to make money online right now and perhaps not be getting anywhere, you may want to ask yourself if you are following the steps in today’s post. Do you have your goals set in place? Have you given them serious thought? Are they actually realistic? Most importantly, are you doing something each day to reach your destination or simply waiting for it to happen by itself? be honest, it’s the only way you’ll ever get results online or offline.
Next Step: Russ Howe is a successful empower network coach who earns a large online income in his free time. See how you can make money online with his free guide to how this explosive home business works.