In order to be highly successful online, not only do you have to have a plan; and you have to create a customer base, but you also have to stay positive. If you own a business or are running a simple website that mainly consists of traffic and less sales, you need to be optimistic. There’s really no point in trying if your customers are going to be able to tell that you don’t believe in what you’re trying to sell them. Customers may not know how to do the things you have done to get to the point you are, but they are going to know the difference between real and fake.
It’s important for you to take the criticism you are going to face with a smile on your face. I’m not saying it isn’t going to hurt you from time to time, because it sure is, but at the end of the day it only matters what you think of yourself. If you’re proud of your accomplishments and you can see yourself going far; and you keep your eyes to the future, then you have absolutely nothing to worry about.
I know it sounds corny but skills are only part of what it takes to do well; with anything in life, really. At the end of the day, if you don’t have goals and you don’t believe in yourself then even if your business was destined to take off and bring in a ton of cash, that’s probably not going to happen.
So, keep in mind that even if you may not have all the money you want, the time or maybe even the proper skills that you think you are required to have, there is so much more to doing well than just those things alone. Oh yeah, and there’s also a bit of luck in there too, and when you’re optimistic, good things usually come your way when you least expect it.