Momentum: The Secret to Achieving Your Goals and Growing Your Business

All around the world, in the early phase of the New Year, people are fond of making To-Do lists; habits to drop, businesses to begin, places to go etc. It’s a nice thing to make such bold proclamations, but how many people often follow through and stick to these goals? Upon close examination, one would find out that these people often carry over these goals to the following year, having accomplished little in regards to their new year resolutions.

The will to adhere to a specific idea and see it to completion is not  common thing. Although hitting your target may sound cheap on paper, following through is hard work! In the journey of fulfillment, a lot of deterrents often appear, obstacles pop up here and there may cause us to become weak and give up before arriving our intended destination.

We must start to recognize the inevitability of problems in life and in virtually any endeavor. When we examine the life of successful people, we will find out that they have tried and failed several times over, but their tenacity and steadfastness pushed them through to the end.

In getting to fulfill your dreams, momentum is the key; it doesn’t matter how slow you go, what matters is that you’re making progress. Ever heard of phrase “tiny drops of water make a might ocean”? This aptly applies when it comes to pursing your goals whether it is in business or any other endeavor.

So how does one build momentum?

First off, momentum has to do with continuous forward progress. Starting is usually the hardest part, once you can begin; you have already set into motion the forces of momentum. So, the first step in creating momentum is to start something, whether it is research regarding the business you want to venture into or building capital or talking to factories to get a good deal, what matters most is start you begin something in direction of your goals.

The next step involves taking massive amount of action! You need to leave the starting point very fast, so you don’t get stuck in the beginning phase. Taking massive amount of action in the direction of your business would propel you to even more success. So, find out whatever steps you need to take to grow your business and take massive action. If you need to promote your website, do it massively, if you need to market your products, do it BIG.

Finally, to keep momentum going, you must capitalize on your successes. People are fond of taking a break, chilling out or resting after accomplishing a goal, this is a fatal mistake! When you achieve a goal that you have set for yourself, there is a strange confidence that comes with that, this confidence is key to setting you up for future accomplishments, but if you relax and rest, you wouldn’t find that drive again when you are faced with new challenges. Nobody is saying that rewarding yourself for success is bad, but in the act of celebrating yourself, do not become complacent. It is important to capitalize on your current success to build a road on which future successes would travel.

That’s the gist guys. Creating momentum is not easy, maintaining it may even be harder, but if you know how to manage and discipline yourself properly, your business would be on a path of continuous growth; experiencing success after success. For more in-depth information on how to succeed in the world of e-commerce, you can check out our video courses here.

Have a profitable week ahead!

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 Kenga says at 20:59 et
What if the customer goes directly to aliexpress and buys from it?
 
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 Dylan says at 21:00 et
Truth is, it was not your customer on the first place. If the person savy enough to know about dropshipping and aliexpress method then he was not your customer in the first place. No point to worry about it. It's like worry about online pirates. People who always download cracked software are not your customers anyways, don't worry about them.
Target people who are not aware of dropshipping methods and you will be just fine! 99.9% of people will never bother finding alternatives and going to aliexpress is the last thing on their mind. They might go Amazon in worst place but never aliexpress..
If they go Amazon, again, they were not your customer so don't worry about them. Some people tend do buy exclusively on Amazon Prime for example.
 
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Claudia says at 21:00 et
Another tip... if you offer some sort of exclusivity or special deal then people wont be looking much for alternatives.
I have many people ordering Dog Frisbi for example and wait 2-4 weeks just fine when they could buy it cheaper probably on amazon and get in 1 day using prime. There is room for everyone here and a huge marketplace!
 
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 Eddy says at 21:12 et
I find it super difficult to find a local dropshipper with lower cost compared to the competitors on amazon.com , I have like 4 wholesellers with different products most of them are expensier than those on amazon is it possible to find cheapers ones??
 
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Claudia says at 21:12 et
That's why doing it on Shopify makes more sense, like the course is teaching.. So that you can mark up prices higher and no competition or related products are shown!
Also I believe it's possible to find products with better profit margins on Amazon. also remember you can still bundle it!
I think having an amazon dropship business could be helpful for a lot of ppl? but shopify is a way to go to start it. Amazon still better for FBA!
 
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 mya says at 21:29 et
I am excited to start and ready to ship first product... How to print the labels??
 
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 little_tiger says at 21:29 et
Just buy a simple Laser printer and print on the sticky paper! EASY :)
 
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 Victor says at 21:36 et
What app allows to share reviews on facebook?
 
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 Evan says at 21:36 et
Check www.yotpo.com, Judge.me, Stamped.io (recommended) also SocialShopWave - lets collect more ratings and reviews by giving your customers a beautiful, simple, mobile-first reviewing experience. You can embed reviews into blogs, facebook etc
 
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 Dr. Jam says at 21:39 et
Any great FBA podcasts to hear?
 
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Claudia says at 21:39 et
Check Resources. Scott Amazing Seller is top one!
 
Rene says at 22:57 et
How do i get started???
 
Claudia says at 22:58 et
Hi Rene. Best way to start is to go through the video course first http://sellslikehotcakes.co/videos.php which will guide you through the whole steps.
 
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Leslie says at 13:30 et
I had over eight merchant providers turn me down. For example, when you think hemp--you think...marijuana. Providers said no,no,no....Hemp is illegal, which it is not! And search Aliexpress for hemp clothing and what do you get, marijuana paraphernalia--not 100% hemp products! Hemp is just another tag for broadcloth. What I do not get is I have seen things like marijuana seed sites with a shopify or Paypal logo on their site? But.. I was denied by both of them for trying to sell anything that could be misconstrued as for marijuana..like vaporizers listed under Aromatherapy. Are not marijuana seeds sold for the purpose of growing an illegal plant in most states/provinces? Why the hypocrisy with merchant providers?
 
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 Diego says at 13:31 et
You see, every provider wants to stay safe. If you are new and coming with a first product and start with something on the "edge" like marijuana-related stuff you might have trouble for sure. Start with safer products, get approved easily, then get some volume going and only when you are a trusted seller add more edgy products. Hope this helps
 
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Jaikishin says at 03:40 et
Hi guys need help to configure the theme like the videos how do I color backgroundto the main menu and put the menu on the side bar on the collections page ? Help
 
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 Evan says at 03:41 et
In shopify go to menu Online Store - > Themes -> click customize theme.
 
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wade says at 17:44 et
Just about ready to go here ..... I am getting my logo done and plan on going live this weekend.

If I find the nerve look for me to be criticized official like on the critics page :)
 
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 Evan says at 17:44 et
Of course do! We'd love to post some thoughts and feedback! And Good luck!
 
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Pavel says at 02:17 et
What to do in case of goods return taking into consideration that delivery done to US and I am located outside of US? Does it mean that returned goods to be deliveried to my home? How I should proceed in such cases?
 
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 Alex says at 02:18 et
Hi Pavel. There is a video lesson talking about it, you can set the forwarding address in US.
 
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Pavel says at 13:27 et
Alex, thank you. Could you please indicate the name of the video.
 
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 casey says at 13:28 et
It was I think a video about the biggest problems with dropshipping and how to solve it
 
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Pavel says at 02:18 et
Any answers? It is important to know in such situations. Similar questions related to refunds. How to work with the suppliers in case of refunds? I will appreciate answers for my questions.
 
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 Violet says at 02:19 et
If you do FBA then Amazon will take care of returns and refunds.
If you do dropshipping then customer can return item to your forwarding address. If the item is cheap it's easier just refund without return.
 
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Pavel says at 13:27 et
Yes, I do understand it. Thank you. The question related to dropshipping part.
 
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Jimmy says at 03:39 et
Hi, is that a must to set up a credit card payment gateway. Can I just use paypal payment gateway only?
 
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 Mike says at 03:39 et
Yes you can use just Paypal but it's always better to give more payment options.
 
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Jimmy says at 06:37 et
I try to apply for 2checkout for my country, but without 90 days worth of sales history, they cannot move forward in the review process.
I may find Upwork to help for the sales history.
 
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Jay says at 04:06 et
is this course still up to date in regards to FB ads?
 
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 Mike says at 04:06 et
Yes of course!
 
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 Natalie says at 15:15 et
works great for me
 
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 Father says at 15:15 et
yes great tips there Jay!
 
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Brian says at 12:19 et
I am new
 
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 Mike says at 12:20 et
hi Brian, just follow the videos as they are in the course..
http://sellslikehotcakes.co/videos.php
 
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GERRIE says at 08:26 et
I would love to go to the Canton Fair. Do they contract with Dropshippers?
 
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 Mike says at 08:27 et
Yes many of the factories are glad to be a dropshipper.