Many times, people trying to start a new Internet Marketing business for the first time find themselves stuck, feeling overwhelmed and lost in anxiety. This anxiety is actually a very normal feeling for anyone starting something new, especially if there is also a sense of deep need or desperation at succeeding.
Starting an online Internet Marketing business can often have these feelings associated with it. This can very well be caused by the same goals, inspirations and even daydreams that drive others to push forward full speed and succeed. Other people however get so overwhelmed with anxiety that they freeze up instead moving forward.
Sometimes we put so much importance on the success of our idea, that we never get started. It may be because we don’t know what to do and are afraid we can’t learn. It may be because we gather so much information that we suffer from information overload. It may even be because we require perfection from ourselves before we start.
All of these anxiety manifestations can be cured by one single action.
What is that action? Getting Started.
Getting started, taking the first step, taking the first action, INTERNET FOR BUSINESS making the first move are all ways to break the cycle of fear and overwhelm that can be associated with starting a new business online.
There are a couple of things you need to know. First, whenever we start a new endeavor there is much we need to learn. Second, whenever we start something new, we make mistakes. It is inevitable. But almost no mistake cannot be overcome by practice, action, and learning. Third, when you start your new business, it will not be perfect. You will not be perfect. Your actions will not be perfect. Face it. We’ve all been there.
By taking that very first step, you can break through your barrier. As you continue to take steps and actions, no matter how small, the fear you felt will diminish. As you move forward with your business, you will learn from every action you take. You will get better with everything you learn. From here, with persistence and dedication, your actions begin to snowball and become easier and easier.
But, mark my words, you will plateau or get stuck again. And once again you will have to push through your fears and take another action, learn something new, move on to the next phase. This is how growth works. Some people cycle through this anxiety – action – anxiety phase more often than others.
Whenever you find yourself stuck, think about why you are stuck, and then take an action. Take a step that will move your business forward, even if you think it might a wrong step. Even if the action you take is not perfect, by taking it, you can break the first part of the anxiety part of this cycle and move forward.