Many online entrepreneurs starting out, and sometimes experienced entrepreneurs as well, get an idea that they think is awesome and right away dive in looking for clients. Although enthusiasm is priceless, diving in blindly without having these fundamental pieces of your business in place will only reward you with frustration and can ultimately kill your business before it gets off the ground.
So, let’s look at the fundamental don’ts that you need to avoid if you want a successful online business.
1. Not having a Clear Vision
Steven Covey says, “Start with the end in mind.” If you don’t see the end or the big picture of what your business is all about, then you have nothing to measure your progress against. You have nothing to check if what you are doing is aligned with your dream.