How Do You Eat An Elephant?

Maybe you’ve heard this one before:  “How do you eat an elephant?”

Answer:  “One bite at a time!”

What’s that got to do with the price of tea in China?  Well, when you’re new to anything – and particularly when you’re new to internet marketing, it’s easy to suffer from information overload.  That’s the feeling of confusion and overwhelm that you can get from trying to take in too much at one time.

Between overzealous marketers, natural curiosity, and life at the speed of your ISP, rapid access to an overabundance of information is not only easy, it’s commonplace.

What’s a person to do?  Break it all down into manageable, bite-sized chunks!  We have a tendency to feel like we have to learn it all NOW, choose our path NOW, learn and apply every technique NOW – or the opportunity or option is going to disappear on us before we even get started.

Nothing could be further from the truth!  You have plenty of time to read, learn, and choose.  The information that you’re trying to digest isn’t going anywhere; it will still be there for you tomorrow, next week, next month, next year.

Relax! Take a deep breath, and realize that you’re working on your marketing education.  One step at a time, you can put everything you learn to work for you you.  The key is take it one step at a time – not seven steps at once – and as you pick up new insights and techniques, apply them to the method of generating income that you’ve chosen.

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.  You’ve got to walk before you can run.  You don’t feed steak to a baby.  How do you eat an elephant? (One bite at a time!)  These sayings have been passed along from generation to generation to remind us to slow down, keep it simple, and take it one step at a time.  Information overload is easy to fall into, unnecessary to suffer through, and simple to end.  Unplug, breathe deeply, and choose your topic of study for today!  Lather, rinse, repeat and you’re well on your way to success.

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