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Surviving the Business Winter

January 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Affiliate Marketing

As children, you might have been told the fable of the Ant and the Grasshopper. This story (which easily translates to any business) told of a coming winter, and the plan of each to survive. In the story, the Ant and Grasshopper had a conversation on a fall day about the shortening time to buildup food for the winter. The Grasshopper said that he would get around to it as he lay around making fun of the Ant for already working to stock pile its winter rations. As the days went on, the Ant worked day and night gathering the supply he knew would sustain him through the winter as the Grasshopper continued to make jokes all the while contesting that he still had time. When the winter came the Grasshopper without food or proper shelter came to the Ant who said without sympathy that he only had enough food for him to survive the cruel winter.

In business, especially a real online business, a successful entrepreneur will understand that the “winter” comes not only in seasons, but in the business world as well. The most important thing to keep in mind is that having a support system ready is crucial to succeeding in this type of business, or any business for that matter. When you hit a road block, having the right tools, and the right people to turn to can make or break you. Be sure that you have the right foundation set into place.

The online business world is coming to understand the need for support in obtaining any kind of success. Millions of dollars are devoted into the development of support forums. Much like that of Acme People Search, who’s developed a multi layered forum to help foster brainstorming sessions, and support from others who’ve worked through the difficulties of starting an online business. In fact, this forum is such a valuable tool of success that many of the other affiliates working with Acme have come to think of this site as their guide moving their business forward!

In order to grow and maintain a successful online business, one must act like the Ant and the Grasshopper in the old story. You must work diligently day after day to cultivate a stockpile of customers. Remember these customers will allow you to live out the harshness of the business winter when it comes while others who’ve not prepared scramble to stay alive. You must also in part take heed of the Grasshopper, and learn that when the times are good it’s ok to take a moment to enjoy them.

The simple truth of business is that without support, planning, and the ability to drive yourself daily to do better than the last, your business well likely suffer. This is not always the case though. It is up to us to be aware of the harshness of the business world. Thrive in the summer months when business is booming, rejoice and live in the moments, but remain aware of the looming business winters when sales and new customers are slower. Although this may seem common knowledge, remember that the more planning and devotion put into a business, the less chance there is to be caught out in the cold.

work at home, get out of the rat race, stop working for a wage and start building profits. Most people work their entire lives for someone else and end up retiring poor. They were never introduced to a legitimate business opportunity linked with a exceptional support system intact. I encourage you to take the steps necessary to start making money online!

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