There are so many people that would like to work from home these days – the corporate just becomes worse, and with the enormous amount of people looking for work, you may be feeling a little insecure – frightened you’ll be replaced by someone who will work for half of what you are being paid!
Thanks to the internet and other technological advancements, many people are hungrier than ever to start building their own home-based business. And there’s always the issue of job insecurity because of the economy, redundancies and a younger workforce willing to work for half as much as what you could be worth.
Escape The Rat Race
Life in the corporate world could be a nightmare and many people would actually like to work from home these days. Commuting is such a problem, and so many others trying to find jobs may be causing you to feel insecure. Furthermore, there’s always this idea that you’re going to be replaced by someone who will take a lower salary.
All those people looking for jobs are a threat. So many companies are getting rid of loyal and experienced employees, only to replace them with people who are willing to get the job done for less than you are being paid! These companies don’t honor loyalty at all; all they care about is their bottom line!
Unemployment is at an all-time high with no end in site. Many jobs are being farmed offshore and corporate America is tightening their belts and laying off many management and executive positions. Nobody is safe. And the idea of company loyalty is something that went out following the industrial age.
Bottom line? Profits.
It’s all about profits. The unemployed are actually becoming a threat to those that are employed nowadays. So many companies just don’t give a darn about loyalty or experience, they’re quite happy to pay peanuts and get monkeys. Those companies deserve no loyalty, all they care about is profit.
Build A Home-based Business in Your Spare Time
A home-based business is something that you can start today while you still have your other job, you can build it up with the aim of bringing home enough making enough money set aside for emergencies, and to eventually replace your salary if you do get ousted.
Starting a home-based business is a practical choice for a number of reasons…
If you still have a job, you can right away put more cash in your pocket due to home business tax write-offs. And you can work part-time to earn extra money while your full-time job pays the bills and keeps food on the table.
One good idea for getting out of the daily grind is to start your own home-based business, you can build it up as fast as you possibly can…
…with the aim of making some money which you can use for emergencies, pay off debt, and look forward to eventually replacing your salary completely.
Why Do People fail in a Home-based Business?
Many of people have started a home-based business and are doing very well with it, problem is, so many people fail because they either don’t put enough effort into it, they choose a bad system to follow that doesn’t work for them, or they treat their business more like a hobby, to be attended to only when they feel like it.
Every week, it is predicted over 100,000 people around the world get started in a home-based business. Unfortunately, probably just as many people “fail” to make any real money. Not because the business isn’t feasible and not because there isn’t a need for the product or service.
The most common reason for failing to build a profitable business is the inability to deal with it like a real business and give it the time, energy and respect it deserves.
Lots of people who have started their own businesses are doing very well, while others, unfortunately, fail because they don’t put enough effort into their business, they treat it more like a hobby, and have selected a system to follow that simply isn’t very good.
But you’re not like that are you?
Become Your Own Boss
You’ve been working 50 hours a week for the boss so long; you know that you couldn’t go through a day without doing something. With your own home-based business, your loyalty is to you and your family, to your customers and team members, and no one else.
You’d be calling the shots, and you can imagine that.
So do the opposite and puts the chance of success in your favor. Treat your new home-based business like a real business. Schedule time to take the actions needed to move your business forward in your off-hours and on weekends. Make a promise to yourself and your family to do whatever is required to make a profit both short-term and long-term.
Do you remember your boss?
But you aren’t like that, are you?
You’ve been working for that boss so long for so many hours every week and are under-compensated and underappreciated that you’ll die trying something else. The only people you would have to be loyal to if you probably did have your own successful business would be your own family, your customers, and your team members and that’s it.
You’d be the boss!
Enjoy More Personal Freedom
No more sitting in traffic, having to skip lunch and working late. Also, spending money on corporate working attire. Also, going days without seeing your kids and your spouse.
Oh, and did you remember the vacations?
Take your laptop computer along on as many vacations as you like, do a little work each day and live a good life with your spouse and family.
Think about how your life will be different.
Also, rush hour traffic. Also, dropping your kids off at day centers and passing your spouse on the way out the door. Also, waiting to be told when you can take a break, eat lunch or schedule a vacation. It all changes now. Right here. Right now.
Also, buying expensive and uncomfortable business clothes, no more wasting 10 hours each week stuck in traffic, no more eating unhealthy fast food lunches, and definitely no more working late for nothing. Also, getting home so tired that you can’t have a fun time with friends or family.
Enjoy Freedom Lifestyle
Oh vacations, can you remember those?
All you’ve got to do is take your laptop computer or tablet along with you, and you are going to be able to go on as many vacations as you would like – just do a few hours work a day and relax and live the way life is meant to be lived.
Can you picture that life in your mind’s eye?
Visualize how your life will be different…
Is it worth the price you’re going to pay? Is it worth the sacrifice in both time and money? You’ll have to give up now to enjoy the rewards of your new business for the remainder of your life? Are you willing to be just the smallest bit uncomfortable now to live a life of luxury later? Can you see that picture in your mind’s eye?
That’s a start!
Do You Have What It Takes?
Do you currently have a sales background; do you deal with the public every day in a sales situation?
Wow, you are the ideal candidate.
There are a lot of things you need to do if you like to set up a home business.
You could spend weeks poking around the web looking for ideas and how to set up your business but end up feeling frustrated and ready to throw in the towel before you start! You can simply waste a lot of too.
Then roll up your sleeves and let’s get started.
There’s a lot of things to do…
But the good news is, most of the money made in a home-based business all boils down to doing two things exceptionally well. Marketing your products, and marketing the income opportunity if you’re working as an affiliate. Then teach your team to do the same thing. Take consistent action doing these two things and you may literally be able to write your own ticket.
What You Need To Do
If you’d like to set up a home-based business, there are a number of things that you’ll have to do…
Don’t spend hours online looking for good ideas, you might waste valuable time and just end up confused and frustrated. It’s totally easy to waste a lot of money as well.
Here’s the secret to success in the “home business” arena:
Find someone who is already producing the result you hope to produce, team up with them, find out specifically what they are doing and have been doing to produce that result… And simply do the same things.
Seriously. Building a profitable business can actually be just that easy – regardless of the business you want to promote.
Sales and marketing is the key – not what you’re are promoting. Below is a button you can click, to learn more about an online business community that teaches people how to create a website, how to bring traffic to that website, to eventually make sales.
Gomer Magtibay a.k.a. Coach Gom blogs about home business ideas and answers questions (free coaching) about starting or growing a home-based business. If you would like to learn more about him or connect with him, click here.