A couple of days ago I was thinking of some random ideas about how to make money online. Starting some Blogger blogs, trying to get ranked and all that stuff. Basically using the micro-niche model you might have heard about. Then I thought I should create them on WordPress but then I stopped myself. What was I doing? Yes, people are making money this way. It is a way to make money online but do I really need to be working on it right now?
I have this blog, I have another active blog, I have my photography blog. I have started freelancing and I want to get more into that. I also have my Direct Sales business. I don’t need to be concerned about anything else right now. If I keep the focus on what I just mentioned, I will be able to make my money making goals. I don’t need to come up with any new methods at the moment. Maybe in the future I can, but not right now.
But this is what happens when you get excited about Internet Marketing. You hear what others are doing, get ideas and want to try everything. But it just isn’t a good idea to take on too much. If you spread yourself too thin you won’t accomplish as much as you could.
As it is a new year I am trying to simplify my life a little bit. I want to purge and declutter, make better choices with our money and streamline more of my online money making. Really focus on a few things instead of coming up with lists and lists of new ideas. Last year I spent a lot of time experimenting and figuring out what I really wanted to do. This year I want to spend expanding what I am working on.
I could come up with 10 different blog ideas right now. I could go ahead and get them started but do I really have the time for all of that? The truth is that I don’t. And even if I did, that would mean I would be spending less time on projects I have already started. It’s hard for me because I am always thinking of new ideas. I am always writing things down and reading about what other people are doing. I encourage people to try new things and get out there.
By the end of 2013 I hope that I can look back at the year and see that I have grown in ways I never thought possible. To see that I am closer to my goals and that I have an even better way of handling my work day.
I mentioned yesterday the importance of balance and it is so true. Not only do I have to balance work with family and my home but I have to balance the work I am actually doing. I don’t want anything I am working on to suffer or be ignored. I want to focus on what is working well right now and not worry about the rest.
Do you struggle with wanting to take on too many projects?
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