A few days ago, I was watching one of the thousands of videos Internet Marketers have put out there on creating a “freedom business.” All of these videos pitch a similar formula for creating an online business:
- Create a niche blog.
- Fill the niche blog with bought content.
- Inflate your Google search rankings with backlinks.
- Direct people that find the blog through Google to sign up for your newsletter.
- After signing up for your newsletter, direct them to a sales page where you pitch them a $7 to $97 product.
- Upsell buyers with private coaching or a membership site.
- Never work another day in your life!
In my experience, most of the people that attempt to follow one of these formulas fail to create the financial freedom that they crave.
One word: Passion.
When you are starting your own business, you have to have a passion for what you are doing. When you are passionate about your business, you will find the energy to create a business that is uniquely you and that is what will sell your products or services.
Think about why you want to start a “freedom business” in the first place. Are you are in a dead in job that is draining you of energy? Why would you think that trading a monotonous job that sucks you of energy for a monotonous system of sourcing and posting crappy articles would be any better?
Successful “freedom businesses” are created with passion. They are successful because people can feel that passion in your writing, videos, and programs. Many of the people that follow your blog and business will pay you, because they see your passion for your business and know that you will provide them with a valuable product or service because of your commitment to your business.
If you are considering starting a business, then ask yourself, “Is this something I am passionate about doing?”
If you are, then go for it.
If not, then are you trading a monotonous job for a monotonous business?
Think about it then let me know if you agree or disagree with me in the comments.
I would love to hear from you.
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