Don't Get Burned By Shiny Object Syndrome!
- Are you suffering from the syndrome?
Trust me... I know! Sometimes it is hard to resist all of the new products that are coming out! As a former sufferer from Shiny Object Syndrome (buying the new shiny toys that come out because you think that it will help you)
I am here to try to help people get out of that same downward spiral. These days, you are either buying or selling.
Let's face it, the sellers are the ones that are making the money, and quite honestly, the majority of the sellers are probably laughing at the buyers.
As you might know, if you are a buyer, not only are you preyed on, but you know that you can go broke very quickly. Left with no money, confused, and with the feeling of being burnt.
Here is the good news... I was able to get some advice on how to break the cycle and I will pass it on to you!
There are so many internet marketing products available today, from methods and systems to teach people how to make money to scripts and software that help speed up the process.
However, just like with any other information product, not everything is as good as the sales page may make it out to be.Or, in some cases, it just isn’t a good fit with the person buying it.
If you have decided to invest in internet marketing products then try and keep the following tips in mind.
5 tips to not get burned when buying products
1. Who is the author?- Before you buy, try and dig a little deeper to find out who the author of the book, system or method is. This is not as important with scripts and software, but with information products it’s good to know who you are buying from.
Unfortunately, the internet has allowed many to make money without actually having any knowledge of what they are writing about and this doesn’t bode well for anyone buying a new money making system.
- Just like the quote says...
2. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is- If internet marketing products promise you that you can make $5,000 in the next 50 minutes, you would likely not believe it. Then why would you believe an internet marketing product that says you can make $10,000 in a month, even if the time span is longer?
Remember that internet marketing is essentially a business and a business can take quite a bit of time before it becomes profitable, so be patient.
3. Don’t give in to your emotions- Sometimes you want to believe in something so much that you overlook the cold, hard facts that are screaming at you that it is impossible for all these internet marketing products to deliver on their promises.
Yet, here you are putting your PayPal information in again to buy the latest shiny toy, even though you probably have a hard drive full of products you have never read.
4. Take action- This is one of the biggest problems in internet marketing today. People buy so many systems but never implement even one. They keep on looking for the Holy Grail without actually putting in the work to see whether or not they already have it in their grasp. They jump from product to product, with no clear goal in sight hoping they will find that one product where they can push a button and their PayPal will receive money automatically.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that and you still need to put some work in. All the internet marketing products out there combined will not make you money if you do not put the work in.
5. Give it time- Just like with a diet, internet marketing products and the systems they offer need a little time. By their very nature, search engines take time before they rank a site and you are tempted to scrap a system within 24 hours of trying it because it doesn’t work.
Remember that you need to give anything a chance for at least 30 days to really judge how effective it is. If after thirty days you have not seen any progress, then by all means switch to a different system.
There are great tools, products, ebooks, systems, and programs out there. Just be careful, do your research! I can tell you this from personal experience! If you follow these tips it will not only help you to make money and be successful, but you will not have to battle information overload. I have found out that when a person gets information overload, it usually stops them from doing anything because they don't know where to start.
Being successful online does take a lot of hard work and tough skin, but if you put in the work, you can have success!
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