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How to Build an Online Business by Bernadette Schwerdt

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In closing

That brings us to the end of this story and in fact it brings us to the close of this book. You made it! You are one of the few who finish a business book so well done!

So, what’s the moral of this story? It’s simple. If you want to build an online business, you just need to get started. Fulfil the true meaning of the word ‘entrepreneur’ and make it happen, take a risk, give it a shot.

You now know it all begins with a crazy idea. From there you build your MVP, share it with the world, get feedback, build your site, test it, sell it to one person and then another and see where that takes you. Learn from the experts to fast track your success and seek out like-minded collaborators who can help you bring your idea to life faster.

Yes, it will be challenging; yes, there will be times you’ll wish you’d stayed at the bank or wherever you worked; yes, you’ll have long days and even longer sleepless nights. It won’t be easy, but then nothing worthwhile ever is.

The ball’s in your court. Take action today — do something, anything — just don’t put this book down without making one decision that commits you to the next stage of building your business. Make a phonecall, send an email, post a blog.

Believe in yourself and follow your instincts — and never, ever listen to what others say if your gut says they’re wrong. Trust yourself. Back yourself. And one last question before I go:

What’s your pinch of salt?

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