How To Prosper After A Layoff by:Clint Williamson
Have you been laid off from your job? Me too. Do you feel like the very ground has been yanked from under you? I did too. But you know what? I don't feel like that anymore. In fact being laid off was the best thing that happened to me!
Let me explain. Once I got my lay off notice I started looking for something else. I explored a lot of alternatives, but finally found something huge in Internet marketing. I know, I know you're thinking what if I'm not a sales person or I don't know anything about selling on the Internet. Well I didn't either. It was a little scary at first.
It should be a little scary. Many people who try to make money online "leap before they look." Not a good idea. They are convinced by scam artists that selling online is a piece of cake. Well its not, and its not a get rich quick scheme either. But done properly you can and will make a very good living. And in a relatively short time you will make a lot more money than you did in your old "punch the clock job."
What you need are two things. Passion and knowledge. Passion is a funny thing, but it just means that you really like something (or someone). When you can find something that you really like and can believe in it isn't hard to sell it to someone else. We all do this all the time with the movies we see or the restaurants we go to or the books we read. When we really like it, we share that feeling with others. Well, its no different with Internet marketing. You have to first have a passion for something then you need the knowledge ie.WHERE and HOW to sell that thing you have a passion for.
Luckily you don't have to go through the difficult learning phases. You don't have to knock yourself out finding things to be passionate about. Nor do you have to worry about learning where and how to sell these things. Its been done. Why re-invent the wheel? The internet can help you target all those who will be as passionate (and maybe more so) as you about the things you are sharing with them. You just need to know how to access the right channels.
If you are even slightly motivated and can develop a passion for certain things (products or information) there is a fairly easy way to work from home in a home based business (your own) where you can earn way more than you used to and have tons more time for your family and friends. Why? Because all the hard work has already been done and the rest (the ongoing sales) is mostly automatic. You do need to regularly monitor your sales and make tweaks and adjustments to where the products or information is being sold. This keeps things in the best placed markets and keeps your sales high. Again, though the hard work has been done, all you have to do is follow the "recipe." I know. I'm doing it and I'm so glad I was laid off from my old job. You will be too, believe me.
The reality is most people wont or don't make money online. Why? Because they lack either the passion or the knowledge that is needed. Others, however, make a fortune. They do have the knowledge and the passion. They have done the research and have found what I found. The same thing you can find. The means to make an excellent living from your own home spending a minimal amount of time and not running back and forth to a workplace making money for someone else.
Internet marketing is no different than anything else in life. On your own its easy to slip up. But if you have the right tools and someone to guide you its easy, fun and very rewarding.
When you do your research you should find a company or product that you like and have confidence in. That will allow you to be passionate about the product or service. Again the research has been done and is readily accessible...if you know where to find it.
You can get started immediately and will very soon be making as much or more than you ever did working for someone else. You'll be amazed! Amazed at how easy it is (armed with the right tools) and amazed at the amount of hard work that's already been done. The mistakes have all been made and are no longer a threat. All that's left is to get in and get going!
If you've been feeling down about the economy or your situation, remember that with 10% unemployment there is 90% EMPLOYMENT! That means that 90% of the workforce is buying products and services. Take a positive step in what seems to be a negative time. Click on the website below and get started. You too will be thrilled your old job is gone. Your positive future is just a click away!
About the author
I was one of thousands laid off from a huge American corporation. What did I do? I found an online marketing system that Really Works! Now I'm glad I got laid off!!