I’ve learned that building an online business does not result in success overnight. It’s definitely not that easy- as some people would tell you. So what is the secret to online success?
In my opinion, the secret to online success is by showing up every single time; in other words, remaining consistent with the work you do.
If you regularly show up on any online platform- whether that’s your blog, your Instagram feed, or your YouTube channel, people will notice you’re doing something for a good purpose.
Whether that’s to share your message or by providing value to others, it will work out.
Does the big question remain if you’re going to stay consistent with what you do?
If not, you’re either going to walk down a longer path or see little results down the road.
In this post, I will elaborate on this question as it is a key component to succeeding in any type of online business adventure.
- Consistency Is Key To Everything
- I’ve Been There Before- And So Have Others
- What To Do About This Problem
- Consistent Content Delivery Is The Key
- Questions To Ask Yourself
What is the key to online success?
By simply showing up every time, you’re putting yourself in a better position for long-term success.
More so, sticking to what you do and remaining consistent with your work will help keep the momentum going.
The key is consistency because if you keep up with it long enough, you’re going to see great results from the time and effort you put into your work.
Consistency is key to everything
In nearly every part of living life, being consistent and mastering a skill is something worth going into.
If that’s learning the process of digital marketing, or exercising on a regular basis, you have to remain consistent to become great at it.
If you keep practicing over and over again until you’ve mastered it, you’re going to become a pro at whatever you want to achieve.
Is it easy to remain consistent at something?
For the most part, it’s a challenge for people to keep up with- whether that’s on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.
Whenever people start something new, they are motivated to start and they try it for a couple of days or a week.
After a while, they might get bored and lose interest in what they’re doing and eventually, they stop what they do.
I’ve been here there- and so have others
In the past, I’ve been guilty of giving up on a couple of ventures too quickly.
Little did I realize back then that I was not committed or I didn’t understand the importance of being consistent.
Had I remained consistent in doing the things in the past, I may have seen different outcomes.
Also, I’ve noticed several people who have done the same thing as well.
They start something new, and they get excited about it, but then after a short period of time, they give up on it.
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What to do about the problem
Based on my experience, I understand that being consistent is not easy.
Sure you could lose interest over time or you might get distracted by the inconveniences of life.
However, that shouldn’t be your main excuse for not doing these things.
If there’s one thing that you want to go into- like starting a blog or YouTube channel, then you have to stick to it.
The best thing you can do is just pick one thing and focus on that for the next year or two.
During that time period, you have to stick to delivering content on a regular basis.
Whether that’s two-three blog posts a week- or publishing three-four YouTube videos every week, that’ll help you carve a path to success down the road.
It may not be easy to stick to this for a long time.
But if you believe this is something you want to do and you wanna be really good at, then you have to commit to being consistent.
Consistent content delivery is the key
Being able to publish content consistently can help with growing any type of business.
If you get in the habit of regularly posting articles or videos, eventually people are going to notice and be curious about what you do.
The big question is, are you going to be committed for a long period of time?
Do you think people will notice or want to review your content?
Do you want to be successful in the online world? Then certainly the key is to stay consistent over time no matter what.
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Questions to ask yourself
- Do you believe success is a result of being consistent?
- Do you struggle to be consistent in what you do?
- What holds you back from being consistent in the work you put out?
- Have you experienced massive success by remaining consistent in your area of expertise?
The key to being successful online is to remain consistent with your content creation.
By showing up at what you do while delivering quality content, people will notice and understand why you’re doing it.
If you haven’t done so, what are you waiting for?
It’s time to start being consistent and doing something that you are good at.
Whatever that is, remain committed and continue showing up and remain consistent at what you do best.
Your Turn: Do you believe consistency is the key to succeeding in the online world?
I would like to get your thoughts on this topic. What do you think is the ultimate key to succeeding in the online world?
Do you believe being consistent at something helps bring better results?
What do you believe is the one thing that holds you back from staying consistent?
Is it a lack of discipline, or could it be distractions that are going on in your life?
Whatever it is, are you willing to go in a different direction?
Feel free to share your thoughts by leaving a comment below. I look forward to reading your responses, and I’ll gladly respond promptly.
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Eric is the owner and chief editor of notimekillers.com. He takes great pride in helping people manage their time and grow their businesses. Eric is a firm believer in financial and time freedom, as he believes in financial independence and taking ownership of your time. “Time is your most important asset. It can be your best friend or worst enemy. How you use your time can shape the future you desire to have.” In his leisure time, Eric loves to write and read whenever possible. He enjoys going for long walks outdoors while doing in-home workout videos every week. You can also connect with Eric via LinkedIn.