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THE EXTRA INCOME CHECKS
by Kenneth Echie
Do you have the characteristics to make EXTRA INCOME? It takes
certain attributes to run a successful extra income program.
You must ask yourself if you are cut out for it. No GURU can
do it for you. You have to want it badly enough and then go out
and get it.
Tens of thousands of people all across the globe come to the
internet looking for a way to make extra income. It has become
necessary to issue some reality checks.
The truth of the matter is that some people are better off
getting a second job at the local convenience store to supplement
their income than start an extra income program. It doesn’t do
them any good to spend money and months on the internet trying
to earn extra income only to fail. At the end of it, they would
only be poorer for their efforts.
I don’t want you to waste your money on something you may not be
suited for. You need to look within yourself and ask yourself
if you can do it.
The reality is that the cost of living keeps going up while
companies keep cutting back on raises. The need to do something
extra and earn enough money to help pay the bills has never been
greater. It doesn’t matter if you are a woman or man.
The computer and the internet have made it possible for people
to match their skills, interests, abilities, and ingenuity
into a home business they can use to earn extra income.
This article is to show you that it's simple and easy to join
the ranks of successful extra income earners. But make no
mistake about it, it’s not for everybody.
The history of business shows that the rewards and advantages
of starting a business are many. The beauty is that you can
start an extra income business in your garage, backyard,
basement, attic, or a room in your home. But first, you must
do some GUT CHECKS.
Your first step should be to study the attributes below and
see if you have them. You should be frank and honest when you
1. CAN YOU SET GOAL?:
If you are to achieve any level of success, you must set goals.
If you expect to be successful, you must determine what that
means to you and the best way to achieve it. There are two basic
steps you can take to convert goals into achievements:
a) You can decide on a specific dollar amount; and b) You can
set a time frame for obtaining the dollar amount you want.
Your goal should be specific and indicate What, When, and Where.
After making a list of every possible way you may accomplish a
goal, select the method for your situation.
2. QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF:
a) "Can my family do without the money I need to start
an extra income program?" In the world of the internet, this
amount is very small. In fact, there are programs, like the
http://www.pluginprofitsite.com/main-1831 program, which come
loaded with all you need to start for free.
All you have to do is advertise. Can your family do without
the money you need to advertise? This question must be answered
according to each individual's circumstances. You may need
to trim a few things from the family budget.
b) "What are my strengths?" To determine your strengths
you will have to take an inventory of yourself. Decide
what you enjoy doing the most and what you feel you would
be good at. Examine every possibility and include all the
skills you have no matter how small they seem.
There is no harm in brushing up on the things you are lacking.
Local community colleges have courses that help you do this
at very small price. There are also a lot of free online
resources you can read to gain more knowledge. All you have
to do is go to a search engine like Google and do a search on
your topic of interest.
c) "Is there a market for the product or program I have
chosen?" Be cautious before you invest any money. Check it
out by making inquiries directly to the company, competitors,
or firms who are marketing a product or program similar to the
one you are interested in. Test it on a small scale and track
your testing. Check it out thoroughly.
d) "How long will it take this business to reach the
financial goal I must have?" You should know how much time
you can dedicate to your business, and what your profits are
for that time. From there, a simple math will tell you how
long it might take to reach a particular financial goal.
3. HAVE COURAGE TO START:
You must have the courage to start. Don’t be caught in analysis
paralysis. Some people spend too much time analyzing opportunity
that they never start. Don’t fall into this trap. You MUST have
the courage to start.
4. SELECT THE RIGHT PRODUCT OR PROGRAM:
Take a close look at your interests and abilities, and then
decide what type of program or product you want to do. For
example, do you want to do referral programs, or write e-books
to sell? The object is to find out what has the most appeal.
If it does not appeal to you, you will not be motivated enough
to see it through.
5. HAVE A GOOD MARKETING PLAN:
A good marketing plan is one part of a business plan that
is absolutely essential to its success. In fact, the ability to
properly market a program can be more important than the
program itself. You want targeted marketing. You have to
reach the right audience in your marketing efforts.
Go to discussion forums in your niche and see what others are
doing. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Experience is the best
teacher. With good program or product, you should be able to
develop a winning strategy.
Be a self-motivator and continue moving forward towards
the goals you want and deserve. Keep educating yourself in
your area of interest. The best extra income earners never
stop educating themselves because there is always something
If you have or develop the above attributes, your little
extra income program or business could turn into your main
income program or business. You will be smiling all the way
to the bank with some nice checks and thanking yourself for
having the GUTS needed to accomplish your goal.
Get Started! Do it NOW!:-)
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