SUMMARY: Do your own thing and then,
once that is established with web advertising and search engine
recognition, look to other people's products to supplement what
your own pulls in for you.
Putting That Making Money Online Thing In
By Theresa Cahill
Copyright 2007 - All rights reserved
Where is your head, heart, and expectations when it comes to
trying your hand at making money online? Are you one of the
millions of many willing to believe just about anything - or
are you someone who is willing to go the long haul to
accomplish your goals?
Granted this may not be the way things go for you online,
but more often than not (and if not, hats off to you) the
reality is that the overnight sensation the guru online would
like you to believe is false.
Take a look at this. It is just a portion of an email I
received this morning from a very well known internet marketer
(a guy making the really big bucks):
P.S. It took me a total of
7 years and $91,587.13 to get
the same 'ticket' you now hold
in your hands.
And from the sales letter web page, right at the top he
Just 7 years ago, I was right
there in your shoes.
I had spent over $25,000 of my
college funds on Internet Marketing
'stuff', and I had absolutely
nothing to show for it except
a $34.95 check.
This is NOT a plug or endorsement for his product, the
purpose is to show you that Rome was not, and still is not,
built in a day. Or even a week. Or a month. Or sometimes a
7 years - an investment in time, money, creativity, money,
time, money, research, education, networking, time, money.
Now he is in position. Now he will be the one to make the
big bucks. Yes, the idea he is selling is that by buying into
his, you also can make it big riding on his coat tails.
But will you?
The point to this article isn't that there is a sucker born
every minute; instead, it is to reinforce the concept that to
make money online, to "make it big," you also must be willing
to put in the time and money required to achieve similar
Will it come from buying into someone else's something?
Maybe. But you should make note that he developed his own thing
- and as he shares that with you, he's going to rake in the big
Do your own thing and then, once that is established with
web advertising and search engine recognition, look to other
people's products to supplement what your own pulls in for
A good friend of mine recently told me that her internet
marketing teacher states if you are not willing to give your
efforts online at least one year - while you build your web
site's potential - then you do not belong online (or in her
class). Yes, a completely unknown outside source validating
what we all should know to be true.
Patience, education, time, money, creativity, drive,
determination, motivation, and a strong desire to succeed.
Is your sense of virtual reality's timeframe and
money-making capabilities a bit askew?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Theresa Cahill, owner of My Wizard Ads encourages
you to arm yourself with the right money making web site advertising, internet marketing, and tools. Visit