Please don’t listen to your friends for blogging advice and here’s why. Have you ever had your friends telling you that you should maybe give up, or that you probably won’t make it as a blogger because it’s really hard to make money online, or any other advice that is downright negative?
Welcome to the club. It’s difficult isn’t it to know what to do. You don’t want to offend your friends by asking them to shut up, but you don’t want to listen to them either because they haven’t a clue what they’re talking about when it comes to what you do.
I was in exactly that situation. My family and friends didn’t really have the first idea what a blog was or what you could potentially achieve with one. And yet they felt they were adequately qualified to give me advice on mine.
The sad part is though that I had started to listen to them and started to think that they might be right. But in my heart I knew that they were wrong.
Look for someone to advise you who has already achieved what you want to achieve
It was because of this that I looked around for someone who actually knew what they were talking about to help me. Relying on my friends and family for advice had been the wrong thing to do. After all, what did they know? (with the greatest of respect).
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Get more leads for your new business without having to hustle or spend every waking minute on social media sites. Sound good? Read on…
Are you a new business owner who is frustrated and finding it harder than you thought to attract customers to your website or business? That’s okay, you are not doing anything wrong, you are probably just not doing things in the right way.
Just like in the real world, the online world works on systems and processes. Unfortunately many people people think that just because they are working online that they can just miss out the process and get straight to the results. Well I’m sorry to be the one that has to break it to you – that’s just not possible.
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Are you starting your business later in life? I know how you feel. I did too. I’m Lynne and I’m 53 as I write this post. I started my business about 5 years ago so I was about 47. I remember how lost I felt as I looked around all the social media sites and the website tools. I didn’t know where to start or what to do first, second or next.
To be honest with you, I stalled for a long time. I hadn’t really used Facebook, only for checking on the kids, and I had no idea about Instagram and I didn’t think I was posh enough for LinkeIn and what on earth was Pinterest?
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