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5 Ugly Myths About Starting An Online Business

There are many myths about running an online business, and if you come into the online business world expecting these myths to be true; the failure of the business is inevitable. Money myths can be a one-way ticket to internet failure.

-There is no such thing as a get rich quick scheme. There are millionaires who get rich quick, but it's usually a combination of hard-work, creativity, and luck. However, there isn't one formula on how a person can get rich; in fact many people find their own path to riches simply by hours of research and hard-work.

-I can just set up an automated business and go on with my life. Eventually it will get to this point, but in the beginning of your entrepreneur career, this is almost impossible. Many internet Gurus simply do not tell us about the hard-work it took to get to the point where their business was automated. It can be done, but it can take months and even years of our dedicated hard work.

-It doesn't cost any money to make millions online. There are ways to make free money on the internet. These are called "bum marketing techniques" and require a vast amount of research and a great deal of hard-work. Even if we do start up a business for little or no money investment, we will eventually have to put in some type of investment to increase the profit potential of our business.

- "If you build it, they will come", the true internet marketing saying is "If you build it, they probably won't even know you exist". If we build a website, it is very important to dedicate a great amount of our time to Search Engine Optimization. SEO is the internet marketing technique of utilizing the power of search engines to increase traffic to a website. When a potential visitor types in a keyword phrase for the search engine, it is highly important that our page show up on the first result page. This can be done by writing keyword rich articles and updating our site with rich genuine content.

- It is wise to set up multiple sites instead of just focusing on one. Many people believe if they set up 50 sites that bring in one dollar a day, then they'll make 50 dollars a day. However, if a person puts all that time in effort into one site, they'll make an even greater amount of money.

Submitted by:

Chris Knight

Chris Knight is passionate about the possibility of running an online business. He expresses the amazing benefits of running an online business in his blog http://www.goodlifeplus.wordpress.com/buddy-system a blog dedicated generating success online by establishing multiple income streams


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