10 Common misconceptions about marketing on the Internet
Myth #1: You will get rich quickly.
If you think you will be rich overnight using internet marketing, you are wrong. Marketing on the internet needs plenty of work. This is obviously, not a get-rich-quick scenario. You will need to learn too much and fail many times before you succeed. Remember, You are the only key to your success.
You will reap what you sow.
Myth #2: You won’t make any money.
Again you will reap what you sow. Only consistency and persistency can lead you to success. If you are ready to learn new things and accept failures from time to time, learn from what you did wrong and use that knowledge to grow your marketing – the money will come. Don’t give up. There are tons of people doing internet marketing who truly do earn money this way.
Myth #3: Anyone can do marketing on the Internet.
If you take it lightly and tell yourself there is nothing to this, you will take yourself to guaranteed failure. Like any other profession, this requires a ton of discipline and most of all the readiness to learn new things. It also takes a lot of hard work and an open mind. You have to be ready to adopt new thoughts as they come and take all this seriously.
Myth #4: Not everyone can do this.
This is again not true. As soon as you get rid of skepticism, such as these, you have taken your first step. While the profession of internet marketing takes time to figure out, it is not tough to figure out. Always remember the only person discouraging you is you!
Myth #5: Marketing on the Internet is too hard.
Look within yourself. There is an online business inside you. What do you know and what do you like? What are your needs that have not been created yet? When you get answers to these questions and questions like them got the ability to position yourself out of the crowd.
Myth #6: Marketing on the Internet will be easy.
Of course, It will get easier, but first, you will need to do lots of learning. Spend many hours brainstorming. You will spend much time reading, writing, and learning what will work and what will not. It will get monotonous and difficult to stick to. Persevere, your reward is coming.
Myth #7: It will only require 2-3 hours a day.
Of course, there will be a time when you will automate most of your business strategies. But in the beginning, extended hours of work are not unheard of. Many times, I have spent 16 hour days in front of my computer.
Myth #8: Marketing on the Internet is not a real job.
Yeah right! You will meet many skeptics. Or worse than that, people who do not reveal skepticism but simply glance at you funny. Believe me, this is a real job. You will be exhausted from working and analyzing all day. And, will be both mentally and physically exhausted. You work hard; don’t let the people who minimize your efforts get to you.
Myth #9: The only good reason to do this is for the money.
That could not be away from reality. There is a lot to achieve; the money is an ad-on of course. Learning will ever cause you to be a better person. If you are satisfied with yourself, everyone else will be too.
Myth #10: It takes years to learn online business.
It is not true. The best advice is to study hard. Get through newsletters and articles. Attend those who are already victorious. They are already advising you on what to do and how to do it. Now what you just need is to listen and learn.