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Today, I have some information for you that is vital to your success as an online blogger/marketer. I am going to start “from the ground up” and outline some very basic concepts, that will improve your website traffic, super charge your social media marketing efforts and maybe jack up your fun factor.
Your goal after all is to make money and the lifestyle that goes with it. Right?
The FEAR Factor
The issue that the majority of affiliate marketers face is they are ‘terrified of reflection‘. Worried more about how others think keeps them from living the life they truly desire. Their vision becomes cloudy and unfocused. Negativity essentially stopping them in their tracks.
What you allow in your mind will define your future.
Perhaps you are facing the same thing? In this article F.E.A.R. Acronym, written by Greg Brown for the blog Life Lessons in Words gives us a few clues on making fear work for us.
We have noticed the words, “fear, afraid, failure” come up in conversations. Afraid of failure, afraid of letting others down, etc. So how then, can we make a fear of failure work as a strength.
Fear is an Acronym: False Evidence Appearing Real
If you hold onto fear, then that worrisome, awful vision is clearly and consistently established in your mind and it will occur–because you have made it so.
A vision isn’t a vision until it is tested. Make your vision last longer than your fear.
Do not surrender to the greatest temptation–Self pity. With self pity you are not thinking something is just hard but rather that something is too hard. It is beyond you; it is more than you can handle.
To accomplish the seemingly impossible:
1. Thinking it (see it accomplished in your mind)
2. Speaking it (as if you have accomplished your goal)
3. Acting it (taking the steps necessary to bring your vision to life).
You must learn to face fear straight on and transform it into something useful. Marketing success requires focused attention on your vision. That is what you want to achieve, become, or do in the future. It is therefore very important that you are able to keep negative influences at a very safe distance.
Robin S. Sharma, a Canadian lawyer, leadership expert and author offers the following advise about fear and failure.
“My encouragement: delete the energy vampires from your life, clean out all complexity, build a team around you that frees you to fly, remove anything toxic, and cherish simplicity. Because that’s where genius lives.”
About the Author:I have lost count on the number of years Janet and I have "worked from home." A little bit north of a couple of decades, I reckon. We understood the keys to success early on in our career was not the number of sales, it was the size of our prospecting list. The result? We have earned a full time income(s) since year one.