A VERY WISE PROVERB.

The phrase, "The Proof is in the Pudding" stems from a very old and wise English proverb dating way back around the 14th century. It was actually brought into the United States in the 1920's and has become more and more common. Although it is ancient, we can still apply it to today's times. I'll tell you what I mean..

It is depicted as meaning that something is defined as being a success only after it has been tested and used, "Tried and True."

HOW DOES THIS RELATE TO US?

I find this to mean that we may not really know what our work will become until we test it out and demonstrate it to the world.

By now, we're pretty much all "in the process" of building our websites. Each and every day is more of an accomplishment. We hope and dream that one of these days, our site will become the pillar of success, drawing more visitors and assisting more people with our products and services. These are exciting times!

LET'S BREAK IT DOWN WITH EXAMPLES.

A great example would be, "You may not think it is a good product, but just look at the amazing sales it's receiving!" That's the proof of the pudding! Are you understanding it now?

Another one, and my favorite, is, "You will see it when you fry the egg!" I LOVE this one! When you crack an egg into a pan, it's raw and undone (just like when we begin a new project). However, as you fry the egg, it becomes finished and is delicious to eat, producing much enjoyment--(the enjoyment being the proof).

"All the proof of a pudding, is in the eating."

LET'S COMPARE IT TO OUR WORK.

When we complete our website (the pudding) to our satisfaction, we hope it will be a success. Through the process of development, it may not look or seem like it would become successful, so we have to experiment and try it out. When it does, however, we have our proof!
We now understand that because of the effort we put forth, the proof is in the pudding--our hard work and dedication has paid off!

OUR PROOF OF SUCCESS WILL BE IN THE PUDDING!

When looking back at the work you've accomplished thus far, uncertainty is a given. But, just knowing that we did our very best, will withstand the test of time. Will it succeed? The proof of whether or not it will, is in the pudding!

Add the precise ingredients to your pudding today and have proof of it's success tomorrow!

Erin :)!

Join the Discussion
Write something…
Recent messages
RSmutz Premium
I have always loved the phrase "the proof is in the pudding"! I've never heard the egg one but i like it already :)
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Ha ha! Glad you could relate!
Reply
leebray Premium
I have to admit this is a great post. Being a history buff, I liked how you integrate the origin of the phrase and how it was coined, and how its relevant to building an online business.

Very good, I'm looking forward to more posts by you!

You just gave me more work to do. ;)
I'm so impressed I have to go back a read your previous posts. Thank you.
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Thanks so much! So glad I could bring a bit of inspiration to your day! Feel free to check them out! :)!
Reply
leebray Premium
you did inspire me quite a bit in the last few days.
I now look forward to your post!
Reply
herinnelson Premium
You're so sweet! That makes me feel so good to hear that! I am about to write a few more right now! :)! I will check out yours, as well!
Reply
leebray Premium
ok, and thanks, I'm just starting to blog and it is such a joy now that I'm retired WA! has given me a new passion. I thank GOD everyday, WA! is a godsend at this stage in my life.
Reply
herinnelson Premium
...and at any stage, for that matter! But, I know what you mean. Let's just say that my "children" are grown up and out of the house on their own now. God is truly amazing to put this opportunity in front of me, too!
Reply
leebray Premium
Any stage, I agree.
Reply
herinnelson Premium
:)!
Reply
ThomasTay Premium
wow... interesting interpretation of our work online. I like in particular the frying of egg on the pan as egg is my favourite food.
I need to go and fry my egg now...... see you guys!
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Catchy response, Thomas!! Ha ha! Love it!
Reply
Kickbacked Premium
Nice analogy Erin!
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Thanks so much!
Reply
JillAlexaVA Premium
Super Erin.
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Thanks, little lady!
Reply
SWhitley Premium
Erin,
Another great post. Just what I expect when I see your "byline".
Interesting comparisons and imagery. Keep up the great work.
Sanders
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Thank a bunch, Sanders! I, myself, learned a lot from this one! lol
Reply
Entrep2018 Premium
excellent Erin! i got goose bumps thinking of what could be, as I whip this website into something special..successful...tasty...and appreciated by many!! The best thing is that im not alone in the process.
Reply
herinnelson Premium
I'm so happy I could bring the whole picture to light for you! Glad to connect with you, my dear!
Reply
1signbanner Premium
Ohhh boy that pudding dessert you put out looks aweful good!

Salivating! =)
Reply
herinnelson Premium
HAHA! Nice, Frank!
Reply
1signbanner Premium
I'm trying to keep my expectations in check Erin.

I guess the excitement will have to be in the pudding!

Not sure what I'm talking about but I embrace the unknown.

Kinda like opening presents at Christmas time. I like to watch kids open presents. Makes me relive the excitement and suspense
as a child. Going forward is fun Erin.

hehee! Of course I do anticipate a let down if it don't pan out.



hhheehehe!

Frank
Reply
herinnelson Premium
There are no "let downs" in our vocabulary! Stop that! lol

I do think you found your next blog subject in comparison to WA! Like Kids at Christmastime!
Reply
VSoles1 Premium
Great post--Makes our journey make more sense..
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Thanks and yes, it does! Our journey may not be as long as we thought!
Reply
buffetearns Premium
I like pudding!

Thanks Erin
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Me, too! Ha ha!
Reply
Print Premium
Hey, a lot of the old sayings make more sense to me than some of the new ones!
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Yes, I relate so much to what you are saying!
Reply
Allwhys72 Premium
Love it Erin ..yet another great message. Love the one about ‘you will see it when you crack the egg’..must admit while creating my website now there are all these worrying thoughts going through my head ..is this right, is that right etc ..have to keep reminding myself that any negative thoughts are in my mind and I’m creating them.. need to get it out there and then I will know more and if it’s not right it can be sorted ...now I’m rather hungry !! Haha
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Ha ha--I'll bet you went and got something to eat after reading this! You're quite welcome--lol!
You must block the negativity out and focus on the task at hand. Just keep pressing toward your great future!
Reply
Allwhys72 Premium
Haha how right you were :-D
Reply
herinnelson Premium
I knew it!
Reply
davehayes Premium
What a great analogy, one most of us can or will relate to, especially thos of us who like... puddings ; 0
Reply
herinnelson Premium
Yes---YUM!
Reply