The 6th of August 1991. It wasn’t that long ago really, and a pretty insignificant day for most of us, but that was the day the world wide web went live to the world with the very first public website.
Who would ever have guessed the impact it would have on our lives in such a short amount of time. Even now, less than 30 years on, it’s difficult to imagine what life would be like without the internet. Most of us couldn’t live without it now.
The internet has impacted just about every single person on the planet in one way or another, even indirectly, without you even knowing it. It’s really difficult to imagine life now without the internet.
So many things have changed since then too. Just look at how we do our banking, our shopping, find a date, do research, communicate, or even watch TV. Nearly every aspect of our lives have been touched by the internet and the modern industries and technologies that have sprung up from it as well.
Business has changed dramatically too, even for those that were in business long before the internet began. Many businesses collapsed after the internet started because they didn’t understand it well enough (and it’s potential), or they just didn’t move quickly enough to utilize it properly. For those that did though, the rewards were huge!
The Changing Landscape
Along with those obvious changes also came some not so obvious ones. Particularly when it comes to making money online for the individual …the ordinary person like you and me. Many people think that it’s only big business that can make money online, but in reality, nothing could be further from the truth.
Now people all around the globe make money online every day, and there are so many different ways to do that now that never even existed a few years ago.
So let’s look at what that could mean for you and your life now.
One possibility is that you could potentially, replace your income (your job) by learning how to make money online and start your own online business …and it’s not as difficult as you might think.
There are many tools, platforms, mentors, and programs out there that can get you started almost right away. And the best part is you don’t have to outlay a ton of money or be an expert in marketing or the internet to get started. All you need is the right attitude and be willing to start learning something new!
Many of us (myself included) were bought up to think that the only way to make money was to go to school and study hard for years and years in the hope of one day getting a well-paid “job”. Or if you were really good at what you did (and could raise enough capital) you could start your own business, usually working more hours than you did before …and still selling time for dollars.
But don’t get me wrong, this suits some people down to the ground, and can be very rewarding, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But for many others, they’re now stuck in a job they’d rather not be doing or have very little passion for anymore (I used to be one of those!).
Worse still, they don’t know how to get out of the rut they’re in and move forward with their lives.
New Ways Forward!
Now there are NEW ways! The internet has opened up the doors to so many new ways of making money online or starting a business of your own …it’s truly amazing.
You can open a virtual eCommerce store and sell products online. You can sell your own services. You can become an affiliate marketer, selling other people’s products and services. You can create and sell digital products like books or courses. You can generate revenue from advertising. You can monetize blogs and the list goes on.
There are so many different ways of making money online …but where do you star?
Many people get started online with affiliate marketing. It’s one of the easiest ways to get started online because you don’t need to have your own products or services to sell. It doesn’t cost much to get started and you don’t need to hold or buy any stock, hire any staff, or rent premises.
Affiliate marketing is simply aligning yourself with a particular company’s products or services in order to earn a commission on any sales that are made. Your part in this equation is to market these products or services in order to get customers to purchase something from these businesses.
So why is an online business so amazing? Apart from the obvious cost benefits mentioned above, it gives you the ability to build a passive income business online. And that’s HUGE. Most people don’t fully understand what that really means and how it can change your life forever.
Once you have an online business up and running, you no longer have to trade every minute of your time to make money. Your online business will operate for you 24/7/365 a year, effectively replacing your “job” and “income” for good.
But apart from all that, you now have the ability to sell your wares to anyone in the world. You’re no longer restricted to selling just in your local area any more. And with billions of people in the world, most of whom have internet access, the possibilities are endless.
Now, obviously, if you’re new to this concept and have never been involved in business before there will be a few things you need to learn first …but it’s not that difficult! Like anything that’s new, you just need someone to show you how it’s done and follow a system.
Sometimes the hardest thing to learn is to stop thinking like an employee and start thinking like a business owner …and that can take some getting used to.
Another advantage of starting an online business (as opposed to a brick and mortar business) is that you don’t have to quit your day job just yet either. If you have the money to do so you can, but it can be started as a side hustle or second income, to begin with, and grown from there.
There’s one thing to remember here though. A proper, legitimate online business is NOT a “get rich quick” scheme. They require time and effort, especially in the beginning to make them work, just like any business does. But once they’re up and running they are highly rewarding.
So, if you’re stuck in a job right now or just want something more from life than just the same old, same old, then take a look at the exact path I took to start my online journey. It might be just the thing you need to help you transform your life into something more meaningful …because it’s not all about the money.
What’s Important To You?
If having more time in your life is just as important to you as having more money, then you owe it to yourself (as well as the people around you) to consider “what else is possible”
Take a look now at what else is possible. Learn how you can start your own online business from scratch and reap the rewards of a passive income.
As a starting point, you can download my free ebook “your personal guide to affiliate marketing” That will give you a good understanding of affiliate marketing and how you can get started.
You also have access to our free on-demand training workshops that will teach you exactly how to get started online. They’re awesome videos packed full of useful information. Access the videos with the banner below.
I hope they inspire you to start a journey that will transform your life.
I wish you every success and hope our paths cross one day in the near future. All the best.