I  encourage people to start an online business. In today’s economy we all need a fall-back plan. Jobs are harder to come by and I believe the national economy is heading for another downturn more dramatic than that of 2008.

An online business can provide additional income for your family. It may be a portal to full-time income giving you the freedom many others enjoy. I enjoy the DotComLifestyle. . . working from anywhere I can get an Internet connection. I work the hours I choose and I am my own boss.

Yet, an online business is just  that . . . a business. There are things to consider before plunging into the world  you see (often attached to Internet scams) where pretty people lounge on large yachts, drive expensive cars, live in mansion-like houses, and travel the world.

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