Yes…well sort of…err ya…for the most part.
Working online can be fun and very rewarding in different ways. The only problem is that in the beginning it is all about working hard to earn anything you can. You have to hustle, you have to plan. It can be exhausting, but the end results are totally worth it. So let’s look at the pros and cons of working online.
Family Time/Free Time
I am so grateful to be working online. To many people, it is literally a myth because there is no way anyone can survive without working a 9 to 5 job. I am glad I got into it when I was young and naive because I wouldn’t have believed it either. Reality is…it is real.
I was working at Pizza Hut and while I was there I would see WhatsApp pictures of my family doing super cool fun things. It was just depressing. I was always left out because I had to go to work.
I don’t have kids but I could never imagine missing out on your child’s…well…anything. I don’t think I could handle missing an important moment because of a crappy job.
But point is — when my family says we’re doing this tomorrow I can be sure I ‘ll be there. And that means the world to me.
And it is not just family. I have time to go and do whatever I want. I can hang out with friends on the spot no problem.
Working Online Can Expand Infinitely
Even if working online only could replace most of my job I still would do it because working a 9-5 job will never go anywhere.
So if you make $35000/year at your current job, you will make around that same size check the next year. If you made $35000 online I can guarantee that is probably going to quadruple within the year.
More Money, Less Problems
Money is not bad. People say money doesn’t buy happiness but I beg to differ.
If you have more free time to spend with your family, would that not make you happy?
If you can buy amazing presents for your loved ones on Christmas, is that going make you sad?
Living everyday knowing that no matter what happens to the economy your family is going to be secure — is that a bad thing? You see something you want, you just buy it. Are you going to be sad from that?
No! No to all those questions. You will be insanely happy and satisfied that you are living an absolutely free life.
The earning potential online is crazy. You can start with only $50 in your pocket but can build up a million dollar site with just hard work and a computer.
I’ve generated nearly $5000 in a few weeks one time, and I only plan on ramping that up.
Working online is convenient. I can and do (because I am lazy) lay in bed while writing or working on one of my websites. My work is all on my computer. I have a giant PC that handles my bigger tasks as well as provides me a comfortable place to type and I have a few tablets and a laptop. My income comes from those devices.
Just to be clear — to generate more income I only need those devices.
I mean how convenient is that. I don’t need to drive to work. I wake up and work when I am good an ready.
9 to what?
I have no schedule. I don’t need to do anything at 5 o’clock. Any tasks I have, can be done at anytime. It ultimately depends on how much you need it. Like do I need to build up this second website? This also ties in with the family and friends aspect. If someone asks me to do something, I can just say okay depending on if I want to do it, not whether I have the time or not.
I can just stop
If you can afford to, at anytime you can just stop. Even better you can hire someone to manage all your businesses for you. You literally sit back and collect the check.
Just…think about that for a second.
You are in control. I hated working at Pizza hut mostly because the people I worked with were so lazy. They had no desire to work hard or treat the customers correctly. To be honest, I don’t blame them. Getting paid $8/hour to work your butt off does not make sense.
But even still I wish I had the ability to control the situation. I wish I had the control to hire and fire who saw fit to benefit the business.
I wanted control and I was never going to get there because my boss had a boss who even controlled him. I am sure that he had a boss too and so on and so on.
Nothing I wanted to be a pawn in. So I came back to my rightful place online and I am now in control. I get to hire people who will do right by my business. I get to fire those who don’t. I get to practice customer service and do it right. It is ultimately satisfying.
It is AWESOME
Working online is amazing. I love being in a position where I can change people’s lives. I love getting emails and responding in a way that I know will help out the person.
I love it!
I have the income I need to pursue my big offline dreams. I have the time to work on myself and help others out if they are need.
It is just so awesome and fun because of those simple reasons.
I am also super introverted so working at home by myself in peace and quiet is simply beautiful.
It takes hard work.
It takes some really hard work to start. You should expect to be writing a lot at first in order to save money.
You will also be doing a lot of work in learning all you need to. Learning how to use WP and set up websites. You need to learn how to work behind the scenes to generate traffic.
And you are in luck if you don’t consider writing hard work, because that is what will make you the money in the end. You will need to write articles, ebooks, sales copy, emails, etc, depending on the field you choose online.
Yes it does cost money.
Working online will cost money. There are ways to go around this.
Ways that I mention here.
Ultimately if you want to be making a serious income in the 6-7 figure range you will need a website. You always want a home for your name. A place where you can sell all your products and insight.
Hosting a website is going to cost money. In addition to that, you will also want an email too. That is another expense. In addition to that you also want to do some advertising. That costs a lot of money.
There are even more costs, but simply understand that to start a business online you will need money. Now or later it will cost money. Even then, there are still ways to earn online with zero startup fees.
Money does not just appear out of nowhere. After the hard work, it takes patience. You must implement certain tricks to build up an audience for your site or product.
Some methods are faster than others but none are immediate. Even with CPA it takes trial and error before you see a profit. And please be wary of those who say you will be earning $30000 within the next month because that is simply not how things work around here.
However, just for fun, I want to say that once you do build up an audience and a good following making $15000 in an hour is not unheard of. It is surprisingly possible.
But…that comes after the hard work of building up a following.
It can be boring.
It can be boring. I am completely into niche sites right now and because of the limited niches available, it is hard to find one I enjoy. So I end up writing a ton of pages and articles about a topic I don’t really care for.
It can be boring, but I can watch certain tv shows in the background while still getting a lot done. I also outsource what I can, so the boring part doesn’t last to long. In addition, I find joy in simply creating and being productive.
It can be tedious.
It can be tedious. If you work online and want more money there are a few things you can do. One of those is create another profitable website.
Unfortunately creating a website can be tedious. Once you have made a bunch it just gets annoying doing the same steps again and again and again.
At times you really have to push yourself through and think about the benefits and the outcome of creating that site for motivation.
Big Old Learning Curve
It is impossible to learn everything in one book. It is impossible to learn everything in one video course. There is so much to learn about online. It is one giant learning curve, but if you learn everything you will have one of the most valuable minds one can have in 2016.
The best way to learn the ropes of online and the fastest way to success is to get a coach.
I never went this path and I regret it so much. A coach can show you everything you need to know and you cannot fail with one unless they are ripping you off.
If you get a coach, they are going to share everything they know about working online. They are going to teach you every step they took to earning money online and naturally, if you follow their steps, will reach it too and your investment will be well worth it.
I currently offer discounted coaching right here on the services page. I answer unlimited questions and offer one thing no other coach offers.
I know almost every way to make money online. I say almost because there are new things that pop up everyday. I know what works and what doesn’t.
If you get a book from 2014 it may teach you a method that doesn’t even work anymore, which wastes your time and, potentially, money. I am going to teach you whatever you want.
You will get unlimited choices. Starting from PPC, CPA, FB advertising, product creation, niche sites, Amazon FBA, e-commerce, etc. You get to choose and I will tell you the investment needed and whether or not is a good place to start.
I’m also really big on self development, so I share my insights on productivity and finding the proper motivation to get where you should be.
So really consider coaching as an option. It doesn’t even have to be me. Find someone and work with them. In the long run, coaching is the better investment versus buying hundreds of make money online books that can’t even teach the little sneaky things that come up on you when working online.
Working online is ultimately fun. The cons are more similar to obstacles you have to jump over to get to the pros. Once you get over them, you are free in every aspect of life almost. If any were stopping you from working online please look at the pros and really think about what you want in life. Hard work is a necessary component to achieving big results in life. If you want to learn more about hard work and its importance please check out this article.
Or for a great article on productivity check this out.
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