Even though it was easier 10 years ago for the sole proprietor SEO to earn online (in nearly every way), I still think it’s relatively easy today.
During the California Gold Rush over 300,000 people traveled by boat, wagon, and horse 1000s of miles for the chance of trying to find gold. Most late arrivals made little or lost money. The work was hard. People died.
At this very moment, we’re in the middle of our very own gold rush. And we don’t even have to do much travel except rolling out of bed. The work is easy, the how-to is in video format. Nobody is dying.
But, the pandemic has lit a fire under the asses of the average Joe who is now doing most of his transactions in our domain.
As more people work remotely, more opportunities will be uncovered.
Average people are going to start realizing what we do. Free education is everywhere now. More competition will enter your space. Yes, your space.
- If you’ve been at this for years, you’re way ahead of the curve.
- If you just started this year, you’re right on time. Start building assets. Now.
- If you’re reading this 2-5 years later, you’re a late miner. It’s going to be an uphill climb.
If I ever catch myself squandering my time, I remind myself of this perspective. And it is motivating.