You Have to DO MORE Than Just Write Articles

Last Update: April 14, 2017

Over the last couple of years I have realized just how much work needs to go into making a successful online business.

You don't just write blog posts and have money roll in. These are the other things you will find yourself doing as you grow:

- Learn to navigate social media. It takes time to build an audience there, find stuff to post, comment on other posts, share, and stay active.

- Learn to use different affiliate platforms because they are all different.

- Learn to use an autoresponder/newsletter creator. I am doing this right now and it is a big, confusing job. You will need to learn how to set up an RSS feed and you will have to create newsletters, campaigns. autoresponders......

- Learn to maintain your site, by going over old posts and making sure the products are still available. You have to learn to update your site, possibly change themes.

- Learn to write well and often.

- Learn where to best do research for your niche.

- Study other people in your niche, learn who they are and what they do.

- Get to know your audience and make time to hang out with them.

- Know where to get help when you need it.

- Find images and/or take photos.

- Do accounting by keeping track of sales and expenses.

- Keep yourself on track and organized.

- Learn to navigate google analytics and how to track your traffic/sales somehow

Those are the main things I can think of at the moment. As you can see, it is a full time job!

Can you add anything to the list?



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cwelliver Premium
Good thoughts
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annie58 Premium
Yes, lots of work but success at the end if people continue to learn and act!!
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Cindy624 Premium
Lots of work but to be successful, it is necessary. Thank you for this list! Very helpful for sure.

Blessings,
Cindy
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mijareze Premium
You've covered this subject well.
Ed
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botipton Premium
Learn how to drive traffic to your site other then using Google search.

When you make $80,000 a year on the Internet it is not unlike any other business it takes work. It is a lot more than just writing content.
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