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

mijareze Premium
You've covered this subject well.
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.