How Do I Make Money With A Website

Last Update: July 06, 2017

Tips To Achieving Home Business Success

Hi Folks

I'm still seeing a lot of new members asking those questions - How Do I Make Money? and How Long Will It Take? This is my reply so please take heed.

There are many things that have to happen for a home business to be successful. The business has to be organized. You must also understand your target market and of course have a good product or service for that market. If you're looking for tips for home business success, please consider the following.

Many people expect that a home business will be easy to start and it will instantly make them lots of money. Sadly this is not the case and many people will fail simply because they lack the effort to make the business sustainable and successful.

Those that fail most likely didn’t have the skills to make the business successful. I’m sure most people want the skills. However, they did not make the effort to learn the skills necessary to be successful. So, if you want a chance at developing a successful home business, develop the right skills.

Target Audience And Knowing Your Market

It is important to know as much about your target market as you can possibly learn. Market knowledge is very important. If you don’t know your market, then you don’t know what you're selling. Knowing the needs of your market gives you the advantage on what products to sell to them. Knowledge also provides direction on how to market to potential customers. Having an understanding of your market will also help to give you the direction you need to make your business successful.

You should also look at your home business as a long term commitment. If you look at the long term you can develop a vision of your business. Having vision will help build short and long term goals. Don’t expect to be a millionaire overnight. That is a short term and an unreachable goal. Expect to work hard and build and develop your business over time.

Realistic And Achievable Goals

Make three month and six month goals to have your business reach a certain level. In reality, it could take a couple of years to make the business profitable. Whatever you decide your goals to be, you should envision yourself working towards those goals.

One of the most import skills to home business success is to research and know your competition. Get out there in the world and see what others are doing. You can learn what is successful and what to avoid.

If you want a chance at achieving home business success, obtain the skills necessary so you can work towards the big picture. Know your market, long term vision and research the competition.

As I said at the beginning of this blog - There are many things that have to happen for a home business to be successful. Here at Wealthy Affiliate you are in the right place to learn what these things are so that you can earn a sustainable income for many years to come, if not for the rest of your life.

Onwards and Upwards to your success and have a really good day.

Anymore tips and advice can be left below via a comment.

Robert Allan

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tomanec Premium
Advisable!The learning and implementation is left/up to me.Regards/Stojan
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Robert-A Premium
As I say in my blog you are in the right place to learn and gain knowledge.
All you have to do is take the training step by step and understand each step before you move on to the next one.
Success will come but not overnight.
Thank you for reading my blog.
Robert
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Carol6 Premium
Excellent points, thanks for the post Robert. I am working hard to get my site going. Maybe you would consider giving it a review for me? Thanks!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Carol and thank you for reading my post and for your comment.
It takes time carol so don't plan on untying those mooring ropes just yet.
Lots of help here though and of course that help includes my blogs.
Lots of great tips and advice in them.
Have a great day.
Robert
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DebbieRose Premium
This is very helpful...a keeper. Thanks. Debbie
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Dear Lady and how are you this Thursday morning, well I hope and your MD isn't troubling you too much.
Glad you think my blog is a keeper. I do my humble best to point people in the right direction and if this blog has done it for you then its done its job.
Thank you for your comment and have a really nice day.
Robert
ps
Look out for my next blog, it will help you as well.
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DebbieRose Premium
Hi Robert....I'm doing just fine. Thanks for asking. I always read your posts and find them to be useful..I just have to keep moving forward with the training and keep developing my sight to put the information to good use! All in due time. Have a great day!
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Robert-A Premium
Enjoy your day also.
Robert
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dgurtner Premium
Thanks, Robert Allan. This really helps put things into perspective.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Daniel. Think S.M.A.R.T. and you will achieve all that you set out to accomplish.
Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and for your comment.
I really do appreciate all who take the time to do this.
Have a really great Wednesday.
Robert
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dgurtner Premium
Thanks, have a great Wednesday too!
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Stanjazz Premium
Love the diagrams. Good job.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Stan and thank you for stopping by.
Hope you went away with positive thoughts on how to achieve your own online success.
Have a great Wednesday.
Robert
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pablocortina Premium
Thank you for a solid and informative post
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Pablo and thank you for taking the time to read my blog.
Thank you also for leaving a comment.
Have a good one.
Robert
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RikaSF Premium
Thank you for a great post Robert. These are very good tips and helpful:)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Rika and thank you for your kind words
It takes time but the rewards are worth all the hard work.
To your success and have a great Wednesday.
Robert
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accad Premium
Thank you for the reminder and the challenge.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Jimmy and thank you for stopping by and reading the blog.
Everyone one needs a reminder now and again so onwards and upwards Jimmy.
Robert
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WTucker1 Premium
nice blog
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Robert-A Premium
Hi (what does the W stand for?)
Thank you for reading my blog and glad you found it of interest.
Hope you went away with a tip or two as well.
Have a good one.
Robert
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Carol46 Premium
Great graphic, Robert! There is no substitute for learning the necessary skills, researching that market and understanding who are your potential customers. I understand the principle and now have to practice it :)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Carol from Oz and hope you're keeping well.
Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and for your comment.
Practice Makes Perfect Carol.
Glad you liked the graphic, it does say it all.
Have a great day/evening.
Robert
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ericpierre Premium
Thanks Robert for this informative post. Actually you should make a training out of it!
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Eric and thank you for reading my blog.
Lots of great training within WA Eric so my blog is a reminder.
Have a good day today.
Robert
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RhianB Premium
Love the infographic about the target market. Thanks for your great reminders and information, as always.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Rhian and where have you been hiding, and have you settled in France yet?
Yes it was the best Graphic I could find that says it all.
You can use it if you want to and you're promoting WA.
No harm in a wee reminder now and again and of course there are newbies signing up to WA every day so I find I repeat myself a lot.
Thank you for your comment and for taking the time to read my blog.
Take care over there.
Robert
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RhianB Premium
Hi Robert, yes I'm in France! Working every day with my business partner in America to build our online business. Always good to be reminded in a visual way of the realities. Thankyou!
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Robert-A Premium
Wasn't your partner in Hawaii
As I recall you were looking for programs to make some money from
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RhianB Premium
Yes, she was in Hawaii, and now in Nevada!
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Robert-A Premium
Hope you are achieving some success.
You get stuck you get in touch but not tonight coz its getting late so time to switch off.
Robert
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Spot on with everything as usual, Robert. No overnight free lunch. Learn the necessary skills, research your market, know all your potential customers.

Steady application and patience is what wins. This is a marathon not a dash.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Kaju and thank you for stopping by.
I have said it all before but some people need reminding.
What about you, how are you doing?
Hope you're doing well and having some success.
Have a great Tuesday.
As its getting on a bit here in Scotland I will be signing off soon.
Robert
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Thanks for asking Robert, I'm working hard. Doing my website, and also some drop shipping. Starting to see some success. Have a good night.
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Emeolu Premium
Thanks for sharing.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Chukuemeka and thank you for reading my blog.
Hope you went away in a positive frame of mind.
Have a great Wednesday.
Robert
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chrissie60 Premium
Thankyou for that information I appreciate the advice. Chrissie60
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Christine and thank you for dropping by.
Hope you went away with a positive frame of mind for your own online efforts.
Have a great Tuesday.
Robert
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kenway Premium
Thanks Robert I just have to get started and quit dreaming
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Wayne and thank you for reading my blog.
Hope you took note of the words in the bottom pic.
Hope you're having a great day.
Robert
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kenway Premium
I read the it all just have to get on the move
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Robert-A Premium
my reply was in reference to you saying you should quit dreaming lol.
Have a good one.
Robert
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DeniseOlsen5 Premium
Very good information! I am well aware that you will not be successful with a home business overnight. It will take time and work to make it successful! But the reminder is always good!
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Denise, haven't seen you around of late.
Hope you're keeping well and having some success with your own online efforts.
Thank you for reading my blog and for your comment.
Have a great Tuesday.
Robert
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Phil-58 Premium
nice one and thanks for posting
very informative
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Phil and thank you for dropping by and reading my blog.
Hope you are experiencing some success with your own online efforts.
Enjoy your Tuesday.
Robert
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nelsonrosa77 Premium
Thanks for the info, Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Nelson and nice to see you around my blogs.
Thank you for your comment.
Hope you're doing well since you joined last December.
Robert
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JulietAA Premium
Thanks for this info Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Juliet and thank you for reading my blog.
Hope you went away with an idea or two that will help you with your own online efforts.
Thank you for your comment.
Robert
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