What Does It Take To Make Money Online?

in The CTP Swarm7 months ago

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Making money online... yes, earning an online income is what everybody wants to do.

Enter the key words "online income" or "make money online" and you get flooded with information about all the money-making opportunities online. And not only do they tell you how easy it is to make money online... oh no, you're going to make millions and you are going to do it fast! Oh, and the best part...it's all done for you!

By next year this time, you'll be sitting on some exotic beach enjoying your favorite drink and only work when you want and from where-ever you want.

The only problem is, you get so overwhelmed with all the information and the choices between the variety of money-making programs... Which one do you choose?

And that's only the beginning of your frustrating problems. Because you start spending money on one of these programs, based on all those "pie in the sky" promises and it doesn't work.

Well...it does, but it also doesn't. You see, it works for the "guru" who sold you the program. He makes tons of money from all the people who actually believed him. But for you? No, it does not work. And by the time you realize it, I bet you your beloved "guru" is just nowhere to be found (or maybe he has a thousand reasons why it didn't work because of you who did something wrong).

So, what do you do? You jump to the next best (empty) promise. And so it goes on and on. And the next thing you know...you are talking about how it is impossible to make money online.

The Dream Which Is Sold To Us, Makes Us Lazy.

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What amazes me, is how many of us start looking for opportunities to start an online business, willing to put in the work, the effort, the time...

But down the line, we get sold to this false, empty promise and we start believing in "something for nothing". Yet, there is so much truth in the saying "if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is".

Yes, with many online businesses, you might be able to work from any location in the world, as long as you have a computer and a connection to the internet.

Yes, you might even be able to work when-ever you want. But here is the first catch. Do not confuse the "when" you want with "if" you want. You will still have to work. The only difference is that you are now in control of your own time-schedule and you can decide when you work. But you will still have to work. But we get so blinded, so caught up in this idea of working only when we want - which soon becomes "if" we want. We start dreaming about sitting around in exotic places and the dollars that somehow just magically comes marching in the front door.

We read about people with successful online businesses who wake up in the morning and check their stats to see how their business has grown while they were sleeping. And that is true. But what you don't consider is the amount of work those people are putting in while they are awake, and these so-called "guru's" don't tell you about that.

The Dream Is Possible Though.

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With that being said, I am not saying that it is impossible to make money online, or that it is only for the chosen few to ever become successful. No, what I am saying, is that we need to keep in touch with reality.

Success is achievable, but it will require effort on our part. We will have to educate ourselves about what it is we want to do. Once we have acquired the knowledge, we will have to "get down to business" and take action.

You can schedule your own time and make sure that you have enough time with your loved ones. You can choose to work during times when you know you are most productive. That is the beauty of working for yourself, especially if you work online, but you cannot get away from the fact that you will have to do some work.

If you can find something you love doing, something you are passionate about, it obviously won't even feel like work. There is a saying; "find something you love doing and you won't work another day in your life".

The question is; what motivates you? Do you want to start your online venture because it is of interest to you? Do you feel passionate about it? Would you love helping other people? Would you be able to get any self-fulfillment from doing it? Or do you just want to make some money?

If you are just in it for the money, you might become frustrated sooner than later. The minute you start doing what you do just because you have to, and not because you want to, the red lights are coming on.

Do The Work and Start Earning - The Proof In The Pudding.

Are you willing to put in the work? Are you willing to start small and go the distance? Can you practice patience, be teachable and take one step at a time. Then Start Earning Today.

I believe we are about to experience a change of scenery like you couldn't believe. And this pandemic the whole world is experiencing right now is speeding up the process.

More and more businesses are going online. More and more people are starting to work remotely online or investigate the possibilities of generating their own income online.

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular methods to start getting involved in online business. On the other hand, in the financial world, we have crypto currencies making headlines as well. Today, it is not only by trading the Forex Markets that many people are making good returns, but also by trading crypto currencies.

Start Earning Today will expose you to both affiliate marketing as well as crypto currencies. It is a program that gives you actionable steps to take which enables you to start earning immediately - from there the name - Start Earning Today. Best of all, you can start generating income with no out of pocket expenses. Starting with no out of pocket expenses, the income generated is small of-course, but this is what I appreciate about it. No empty, ridiculous "pie in the sky" promises. It is what it is and it becomes what you make of it.

So, check it out. Head on over and Start Earning Today - the way it should be done...by taking action and doing something.


Actually, it is possible to live without working... If you are some nephew of Bush, or Rotchild child, etc... But, if you are reading this post, you probably not... 🙂

So, you have to work... online, offline... and it's a privilege if you have a choice HOW do you earn online...

Great post... thanks for sharing...

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lol...spot on! What a great comment! Yes, I guess some us are just born with it, the rest of us actually have to work for it...

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In my opinion internet marketing & the crypto world can be great partners.

The IM world has a poor reputation cause of lies, thieves and mis-conceptions people believe.
There are some great opportunities, and some great big land mines along the way.

If one is willing to work, learn & apply there are opportunities galore.

Thanks for your input, Andrew! I do appreciate it.

It is so true what you say. There are so many lies, thieves and mis-conceptions out there and it gives the whole industry a bad name.

But there are great opportunities. It is what we make of it.