It’s interesting how every time the topic of luck comes into play when discussing successful online businesses it polarizes people:
- One group of people, let’s call them naysayers, say that those who are successful online became successful only because they got some lucky breaks.
- Another group of people, let’s call them yaysayers, say that luck didn’t play a significant role in some people becoming successful online, and that their success can be replicated through sheer hard work and determination.
Well, as much as I’d like to agree with yaysayers, like I did when I was young and naive, I can’t (mainly because now I’m young and wise). The luck issue simply isn’t that black and white, and if you fail to see the shades of grey, you will have a hard time trying to build a successful online business. Let’s talk about some things that almost no one talks about, shall we? [read]