Many have dreams of achieving financial success with their own internet based business but there certain realities they must first address. As true as it is that the internet offers just about anybody the opportunity to build a profitable business this is NOT a guarantee they will be successful marketing online!

Here are 7 realities people must recognize and embrace if they intend to build an internet based business that will produce them a good living!

Silver Bullets Do NOT Exist

For anybody looking for that magical program or software that transforms your internet based business into a money making machine overnight, forget about it! These type of claims are merely sales copy over hyping the products they represent!

Personal Accountability

You must take accountability for your own actions or lack thereof. You can not expect others to carry you or hold your hand because it is YOUR dream and YOUR business therefore YOU are responsible. For anything to happen you must make it happen and if a profitable business is what you want only you can build it!

Both achievements and even setbacks are your personal responsibility. The 'buck' starts and stops with only you! You want to be your own boss then you need to step up and take charge!

You Must Learn to Earn

The willingness to learn and the acceptance that this will be ongoing must be present if you expect to be successful marketing online! Knowledge and skills will have to be acquired and you must be willing to invest of yourself and your time to do so! Do not waste your time looking around for 'overnight' riches or schemes! Your success will only come from what you know and how well you put it into play!

Be Realistic

Being ambitious is great and will be important in keeping you motivated HOWEVER be realistic about your expectations! Building the foundation to a profitable business takes time so accept the fact that your efforts will not always yield immediate results! To expect otherwise will only set you up for frustration and disappointment!

Be Persistent

There will be setbacks but this is only a natural part of the learning process and as long as you do learn something even your setbacks will serve a purpose! Continue to move forward and resolve to not make the same mistake twice!

Develop a Plan

This of course will include goals that you set but you will need a plan as to how each goal is to be met and a realistic timetable as to when! The plan you develop may quite possibly be the most important act you complete insofar as it will serve as your map to get you where you want to go! This is one part of establishing an internet based business you do not want to overlook!

Take Action

All the above steps are absolutely necessary to position your for the successes you seek but they are all useless, every damn one of them, until you take action! Absolutely nothing and I mean nothing happens until you put it into play so stop dreaming and become a player!

The opportunity for achieving financial success with your own internet based business is something anybody with desire can accomplish. With such low barriers of entry in terms of financial investment the internet offers many the chance to build themselves a profitable business. As discussed above however if people expect to be successful marketing online they will need to invest the time, effort and commitment! The framework is there, all that is needed is the ambitious and patient entrepreneur to put it to good use!

Author's Bio: 

TJ Philpott is an author and Internet entrepreneur based out of North Carolina.
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