A lot of people talk about their dreams of owning a boat or house in a popular beach area, but they don’t do anything to make that dream a reality. They fantasize about it, but they don’t take action to make it happen.
That's what I call dreaming without walking is wasted energy. It uses up valuable resources and doesn't move you forward.
So how does someone who wants to be rich actually get there? By taking consistent actions to create more money.
These actions are referred to as "wealth creation strategies."
They're not like buying a stock tip book and learning some quick tricks to earn a few bucks. These are smart ways to increase your income so much that it sets off a ripple effect and new opportunities arise.
"Saving" one hundred dollars a month can add up over time! And once you have a budget that includes spending for food, rent, bills, etc., one hundred extra dollars a month really adds up.
I've talked about several wealth creation strategies in past blogs, including investing, tithing, growing a business, and saving with a simple goal. In this article, we'll discuss twenty more strategies to help you become a millionaire.
Wealthy people spend lots of time talking about making more money, but they never give specific tips.
One of the biggest secrets that rich people know how to do is to find a way to make money serving other people. They are good at it, and they make a living off of it.
A lot of them don’t look like millionaire material at first glance. Some ride horses instead of cars, for instance. But behind every successful horse rider is someone who makes a very nice living helping riders take care of their horses.
If you love to read, write, or speak well, then start offering your services as a consultant or freelance writer, speaker, or educator. You can even begin by testing out one thing you enjoy and see what kind of response you get!
By starting small, you will be able to determine if this is something you want to pursue and learn more about it.
Starting from creating your own domain name, hosting your site on their platform, picking an easy to use web publishing software such as WordPress or Netlify, and finally designing your site with good quality content and marketing materials is how most people get started.
It’s totally fine to start small by offering only one service or product before expanding into more niche websites, but don’t forget that you can still make money online without investing much money!
Most people begin reading about ways to earn income off of the internet and then they get stuck because they don’t know what next step to take.
I completely understand this because I was in the same boat as many people when I first decided to launch my business.
What helped me move forward was taking some time to research different opportunities and figuring out which ones were viable for me and would be profitable.
The next way to make passive income is to invest your money in stocks, real estate, or anything that yields profits you have already identified or researched.
By investing in these things, they will continue to earn for you with no effort on your part. This is called dividend reinvestment.
As companies are spending money to grow, increase their dividends to pay those earnings back to shareholders.
These dividends get redistributed to other investors via capital gains which can be saved or spent depending on what you want to do.
For example, if you spend all of your savings, then your rich parents will send you more money so you can buy a house! 😉
Another important concept to understand about investment strategies is diversification.
Diversify your investments among different industries, sectors, products, etc. this way it becomes harder to lose everything since you reduced the risk level.
A lot of people get stuck in a rut because they don’t know what to do next or they are afraid to take big risks.
If you’re not taking smart risks, you’ll never make any progress. It could be with your job search, investing in stocks or businesses, or even moving if it's necessary for your career.
By taking these kind of risks, you'll eventually reach a point where you’ll feel comfortable letting go and trying something new.
That’s when things can really start rolling.
Risk comes into play when you're willing to try new things that have little to no guarantee of success. These types of ventures require us to invest our resources, time, and money, but only if we believe in them enough to let ourselves lose everything.
It's how most successful entrepreneurs built their wealth.
The first thing you need to do is determine what kind of income you want. What are your dreams? Are you dreaming about owning a house or boat, traveling all over the world, investing in real estate, or doing something else?
Your dream lifestyle doesn’t have to be big, but it should be consistent and predictable. You don’t have to live like a millionaire, but you will need to make enough money for all of these things to occur consistently.
That isn’t very likely at the moment, so we must find a way to make more while spending as little time working as possible.
The best way to do that is by creating a systemized business model that can be done without too much effort. A systemized business has set rules for success which makes producing the product easier.
There are many different types of systems used for businesses, but one of the most common is the produce a result system. This sets milestones along the path to success and rewards users for reaching them.
Software companies use this principle with their products all the time. They create software that helps people or businesses achieve certain goals (like finding new accounts through social media) and they get paid when those goals are reached.
This type of business model is perfect if you know how to develop apps, websites, or other technology.
Even if you have no money to invest, you can still make significant income as a startup entrepreneur. All it takes is creating and putting into action a solid business plan that includes your mission, products or services, and how you will promote yourself.
The hardest part about starting a business is deciding when to start. With all types of businesses, there are always ways to get started. Some of the best times to begin investing in your career is during downtimes in your current job, or even while you are unemployed!
Any time is a great time to start looking into opportunities to grow your professional self-image. Starting a business comes with its own set of responsibilities, but nothing too involved until you feel comfortable carrying them out.
Business owners spend most of their time working so making an effort to connect with other entrepreneurs may be the key to finding success. There are many ways to do this including social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, attending events, chatting at work, and reading business books.
Starting your own business is one of the best ways to make extra money. There are many easy ways to do this, but you have to know which type of business is good for you.
Running your own restaurant or bar is not the easiest way to start owning a business, nor would most people suggest it. However, if you enjoy cooking or serving food or mixing drinks, then offering those services through a business model is an excellent idea!
Starting a beauty or fashion shop is another great option. People spend lots of money on new clothes and cosmetic products so there is plenty of market research being done every day.
There are limitless types of businesses that can be opened with little to no investment, such as a website or YouTube channel. By creating content targeted at your potential audience, you will earn revenue from advertising sales and subscription fees.
The trick is to pick a niche that you are passionate about and that has enough demand to keep you busy.
Choosing your niche is one of the most important things you will do as an entrepreneur. Your niche can be in products or services, or both. It is what market you target to make money.
For example, if you like making crafts, then choosing a product line that sells other craft supplies is your niche. If you love reading, then picking a genre and offering your expertise in that field is your niche.
If you are more artistic, then designing related items or doing creative projects for brands in your niche is more productive than trying to go into a short run media such as blogging or YouTube where your income depends heavily on the popularity of those content providers’ channels.
Your niche does not have to be totally focused on revenue producing activities, but it should match up with something you want to accomplish with your life.
An easy way to come up with your niche is to think about what you enjoy and how you spend your time.