What Is The Most Frustrated Part Of Your Online Business?

by chewee
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Please share what causes most problems and is time consuming in your online business? Anything.
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  • Profile picture of the author WriterWahm
    I think for me, the most frustrating part is that I can't do it all by myself...I'm that much of a control freak. But I have good people to outsource to and that lets me, relax. A little.
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    • Profile picture of the author Counselor
      Originally Posted by WriterWahm View Post

      I think for me, the most frustrating part is that I can't do it all by myself...I'm that much of a control freak. But I have good people to outsource to and that lets me, relax. A little.
      Which platform do you use for outsourcing?
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      • Profile picture of the author patrik609
        For me it is trying to offer something for free and get blacklisted in stop forum spam.
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  • Profile picture of the author clean99
    Contacting blogger for syndication and guest posting. I've been building a list of ones that approve my articles but it takes a long time to make my list bigger
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  • Profile picture of the author YasirYar
    The most frustrating part for me is to get clients to spend more than a couple of hundred bucks on the promotion of their websites every month.

    A lot of people expect really good results with a budget of only $200 per month. I normally spend an hour or 2 every day talking to a couple of clients telling them to increase the budget in order to see good results :-)

    It does get frustrating after a certain point of time I guess.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tanya Ortiz
    Getting people to understand when they join my ONLINE company that its an ONLINE business and not to call me continuously asking me questions without watching ANY of the training videos provided! At first I thought it would be a great idea to make my phone number accessible but I'm finding it to be a pain in the butt because people just want to be spoon fed and don't want to learn how to do anything thinking its easier to just call me and for me to give them the answers without doing any training. (ok, I'm done ranting now..) lol
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  • Profile picture of the author GuruGuna
    Getting a client to follow through with what they learn. Very difficult. This is a general problem with entrepreneurs though. They jump from one thing to another and just don't complete one product/service.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rich Strauss
      Being (half) awake at 4am (still).
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  • Profile picture of the author operationoffers
    I think the most frustrating part of any online business is time management. This is something I think a lot fo people including myself struggle with on a constant basis. Time has a way of getting away from you and sometimes your goals may be put on the back burner even though it was not your intention. I try to make a concerted effort to manage my time and spend my time on the things that matter the most.

    It is also very important to know when to stop and rest. We live ina very high paced world and it pays to stay on top, but never stopping and resting will mean you will eventually snap and fall off that hill
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  • Profile picture of the author Riggs
    Originally Posted by chewee View Post

    Please share what causes most problems and is time consuming in your online business? Anything.
    Probably myself.

    I'm often the very obstacle I'm trying to overcome. I also enjoy spending my online earnings as much as I enjoy earning them. Progression can be paradoxical.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Automation. Lately i've gotten a good handle on it though.
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  • Profile picture of the author jasondinner
    The warrior forum lol
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  • Profile picture of the author design2host
    Personally, google is the biggest pain in the neck. Now it has one of my site Sandboxed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Adam Monroe
    I think everybody encounters difficulties with their online businesses (and beyond). The problem is finding the solution to get past them.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      VA's that have a hard time following simple instructions.
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  • Profile picture of the author Counselor
    1. Prospective and current clients sitting on their hands.
    2. Clients who read an SEO article and suddenly have 22 questions about whether I'm doing all I can to help them. You know, because they're an expert now.
    3. Stingy clients who would rather skip out on making millions. Just so they can avoid investing $20k in what will bring them those millions.

    There's more. But I'll spare you.
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  • Profile picture of the author LimitlessTraffic
    For me is explaining what I do for a living to my close friends and families!

    They would never get it! So I end up saying I sell stuff on eBay!
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  • Profile picture of the author drr
    Think it has been touched upon above, but as you become a long term player in the online business world you're forever trying to play to the whims of the big players like Google. It means you have to really weigh up risk./reward when figuring out how much time, effort and money to invest into SEO. Do all that work and then some annoyingly self righteous and judgemental penguin or whatever comes along and kicks your site way down the pecking order. Grrrrr.
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    • Profile picture of the author Counselor
      Originally Posted by drr View Post

      Think it has been touched upon above, but as you become a long term player in the online business world you're forever trying to play to the whims of the big players like Google. It means you have to really weigh up risk./reward when figuring out how much time, effort and money to invest into SEO. Do all that work and then some annoyingly self righteous and judgemental penguin or whatever comes along and kicks your site way down the pecking order. Grrrrr.
      You almost make it sound as thought you're designing websites according to the search engine flavor of the week...
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      • Profile picture of the author DualPro
        1. Email
        2. Telephone

        Not worked for me.
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