Don't Be Crazy .... Get Real!
Lucky enough to have a job? Hang on to it, work your new business part-time and divert some of your spare money into paid advertising, to build your business faster.
No spare money from your job? Get a part-time job or cut your costs to MAKE spare money. It takes money to make money (OR it takes a LOT of effort!)
Starting a Part-Time Business?
Not everyone will want to quit their job to start an online business, and despite the smiling chappy above, it would actually be extremely unwise to quit your job right away - if you are lucky enough to have one!
But I'm guessing that one day, some time in the future, you would like your online home business to replace your J.O.B. (Just Over Broke) or supplement your pension income. Then you can be in charge of your own destiny, and live a life of freedom, where you work the hours you want, when you want.
It sounds like a dream come true, and it can be so. I ALMOST achieved it myself about five years ago. My online business was earnig about twice what I was earning in my day-job and it was so temping to leave....
Instead I used the money to "do-up" the house, and help my son start his own business.
Thank Goodness I Did NOT Quit My Job!
Literally overnight, the five year old company I had worked hard to promote just folded, taking with it my monthly income AND - most important - the list of contacts that I had worked for and PAID for. By some skulduggery of T&Cs, those leads belonged to the company, even though I had bought them.
What Was My Mistake?
I had not maintained my own list of contacts in an auto-responder under my own control.
If you ask any serious business person what their most valuable asset is, you will find it's their list of contacts, prospects and customers.
If you are not in control of your business contacts you have NO business.
When I lost those contacts to the company that took over the one that folded, I couldn't get in touch with my 5-year-old "list" about joining a new business together - but the new company could, and did! So I lost my future potential as well as that current income. Back to the J.O.B. - and thank goodness I still had it!
Whatever The Business....
At the same time I was also running a complementary health business with a website "sitting pretty" near the top of page 1 of Google. Although I was making sales, I was NOT building a list of visitors to that site. So if they left without making a purchase, they were probably gone for good, and probably to a competitor's site further down the first page of Google!
I now know better, and you can learn from my mistakes, by starting out the right way.
The First Thing To Do When Starting Your Business....
....is to put in place your list building mechanism, using a program called an "auto-responder" that stores your contact's details and enables you to send them news and promotional items whenever you wish.
The auto-responder and marketing system I am recommending to you today is Pure Leverage. Click here to learn why I recommend you join Pure Leverage.
The best-known industry-standard auto-responders are excellent products. I use two of them already. But... they start you off with a very cheap entry point price, then as soon as your list starts to get to any reasonable size, you'll find the price soaring. And, if you're anything like me, you won't dare move your contacts to a more economical service for fear of losing them when they have to opt-in again to a new program.
Which is why I have ended up paying for THREE different auto-responders, when the capacity of Pure Leverage would hold ALL my lists, for a lower monthly cost. Hmmm....
When you start your business, plan for future growth - go with Pure Leverage from the outset.
AND - Pure Leverage has a built-in income opportunity that can earn you commissions alongside whatever your main business is.
If only I had had an income from sales of Pure Leverage when my main business income collapsed all those years ago!
What will you get?
- complete auto responder system (the money is in your list)
- complete video email service
- blogging platform setup for you to promote your main business
- lead generation system
- complete webinar service
- coaching and training on Internet Marketing and use of your products
- 100% compensation if you choose to recommend Pure Leverage
Note that, until just now, I haven't even mentioned the webinar and video services, but trust me - they will become vital as your business grows!
When you make Pure Leverage the starting point for your main business, if (perish the thought) it folds, you will still have your contact list - AND a fall-back income from any Pure Leverage sales you have made.
It makes sense. Don't make my mistakes. Start the right way. Learn about Pure Leverage here.