Epic Self Blog2016-11-28T00:07:09+00:00

How To Start My Own Online Business

Have you ever thought, "I want to know how to start my own online business?" If so, you might quickly get discouraged from pursuing that thought any further. The online space is full of self-styled Internet "gurus" telling people like you what it takes to succeed online. If you listened to ten different "teachers" explain how to start an online business, you would likely hear ten very different sets of instructions. Moreover, you'd probably have a lot more confusion than clarity after listening to these so-called instructors.

At Epic Self, when people say, "I want to start my own online business," we apply a proven model that we've created and fine-tuned over the years. While each business is unique, the model that we apply provides a basic framework for any new online business to operate within. Just getting your online business off the ground will be a major feat. Let Epic Self help you.

You Need an Idea

First, you need to know what you want to do online. The business that you start should be something that you're passionate about and that you will enjoy doing. For example, if you are an animal lover, you might be happy as a pet groomer or as a dog sitter. If you are an avid outdoorsman or woman, you might be passionate about owning your own camping and hiking blog. The key is to start a business that you're going to be able to stick with year after year.

Find Your Angle

Finding your angle is a very important part of starting your online business. Depending on your niche or industry, you will need to find an angle that you can own. For example, dog sitting is a broad topic with lots of competition. You're very unlikely to succeed in the general dog sitting market. Yet, if you found a great angle, like dog sitting for pugs or dog sitting in Joliet, you're much more likely to succeed in your market.

Likewise, a blog about camping and hiking might be overly competitive, but if you created a blog about camping and hiking with physical disabilities, you might be much more successful. Again, find your angle before you start your business.

Find Your Balance

Most people who want to start an online business are already preoccupied with a full-time job and a family. They need their job so that they can earn a living month to month, and they want to spend time with their families when they're not at work. Starting an online business is going to demand even more of your already limited time. You'll need to find a balance so you don't burn out.

Make sure you set aside time each week to be with your family, do the things that you live to do, and enjoy some R&R (rest and recreation) so you can R&R (rejuvenate and recharge).

Contact Us

If you are asking, "How can I start my own online business," Epic Self can help you. Just remember to have realistic expectations. Most Internet start-ups take one year to see significant income and two years before you can quit your job.

How To Start My Own Online Business

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How To Start My Own Online Business

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