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Five Tips to Help You Earn Online

by EzyBlogger on June 10, 2009 · 16 comments · Make Money Online


Can you EARN online ?
In recent years, working and earning online has become an attractive idea for many people. Some may choose this option because they think it offers the greatest amount of work convenience and flexibility. It is also no secret though, that many are lured to the concept of making money online because of the numerous success stories that are freely circulated in the internet.

Whatever your reasons for deciding to work online, it’s about time you realize that it isn’t always as easy as it seems. The truth of the matter is that there are more people who fail to earn well online than those who succeed at achieving financial gains. Before you even decide to dip your fingers into the online money making field, you would do well to take note of a couple of important tips.

#1- Do your homework first.

There are many legitimate ways to generate income from the internet. You may for example earn through affiliate marketing, blogging, product selling, niche marketing and freelancing. Some however make the mistake of immediately diving in without knowing exactly what they are in for. If you decide for example to try your hand at blogging, you would have to find out too about such related areas as design optimization, search engine optimization, promotion and advertising. Find out if you are up to the task of educating yourself in these areas. Otherwise, you could end up wasting a lot of time on a little corner of the web that attracts only a couple of flies.

#2- Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses.

It goes without saying that if you want to become a freelance writer, you need great writing skills. If you want to become an affiliate marketer however, you will need more than just the skills of a writer to pull through. As an affiliate, you would need to have a knack for sales, marketing and interpersonal relations. Simply put, you have to evaluate what you are good at and what you are poor at to find the right money making avenue to pursue.

#3- Develop the skill to detect good opportunities.

The internet is a rich place to find all the tools you will ever need to start earning. Unfortunately, it has also become a breeding ground for the unscrupulous. Along with legitimate opportunities are scams or offers that have little value. If you do not have the natural instinct to detect what is good and what is not, you need to find the right tools to help you. Find independent review sites and free forums related to the type of opportunity in question. This is where you can potentially discover clues to fishy programs or deals.

#4- Make sure that you are highly self-motivated.

Working online means being your own boss. That means you need to ensure that you have the discipline to get up and work even on ungodly hours. In some cases, you may have to work more than eight hours a day to achieve your goals. Having low self-motivation can be the single most significant stumbling block to achieving online success.

#5- Keep in touch with individuals who have come before you.

Some of those who have already succeeded online may be more than willing to lend a helping hand to beginners. Finding legitimate gurus or teachers however can be just as tough as finding good opportunities. Anyone can claim to be a guru or a top earner. The best places to look for real help are blogs with many people following and established forums with numerous members.

Earning online is not impossible. You would however need to be prudent, studious and determined in order to really make a break. Moreover, you need to know yourself inside out in order to find what will fit you best.

Tips to Help You Earn Money Online
Tips to Help You Earn Money Online

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1 ritu June 11, 2009 at 2:37 PM

i m new in blogging. this will help me a lot

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2 EzyBlogger June 11, 2009 at 2:57 PM

Doing a blog in a niche that you are familiar with helps a lot Ritu.

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3 Harish | Blogging Kid June 12, 2009 at 9:43 PM

Professional’s don’t need any home works to me done LOL. But if you are a newbie then its really important. And you must be optimistic, Smart and hard working too in order to make money online. Good Post :) Retweeted :)

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4 Jackie Chia June 16, 2009 at 11:31 AM

The site is really cool.I love it~

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5 EzyBlogger June 16, 2009 at 6:33 PM

Thanks Harish and Jackie :)

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6 Franklin June 29, 2009 at 11:28 AM

Great tips! I’ll definitely be incorporating this on my blog. The key for me is to stay motivated.

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7 EzyBlogger June 29, 2009 at 9:56 PM

Thanks Franklin.

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8 Jake | Web Journey July 7, 2009 at 6:54 AM

Cool post and cool blog. These are some great tips, and I actually haven’t thought of some of them.

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9 EzyBlogger July 7, 2009 at 2:23 PM

Thanks Jake.

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10 George Serradinho July 8, 2009 at 6:03 PM

People come and go into trying to blog, but only a few stay and continue to blog. It’s not as easy as some think and motivation and passion is huge factor.

If you love what you are blogging about, you will continue and eventually thrive off it.

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11 Bloggers Payback October 11, 2009 at 5:31 AM

Great tips!! It's often hard to find some really good information that will help you make money online, and furthermore to make money blogging, but you have put together a great list for readers to use in order to help them get started. Thanks for providing such a great article!

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12 steppinout October 19, 2009 at 2:45 AM

I need to be more serious about this topic I guess, if I really want to make serious income from my blog. BTW thanks for great tips.

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13 EzyBlogger October 20, 2009 at 6:14 AM

Thanks for dropping by stepinout !

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14 EzyBlogger October 20, 2009 at 6:17 AM

Glad that you enjoyed the article.

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15 Rian October 28, 2009 at 1:22 AM

I just hope I can sustian my motivation, my blog is now a month old hehe

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