Do You want to go offline one day?

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  1. Hurbel2k

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    As far as is see most people here on this forum want to do some online business. Like website programming, blogging for money, or article writing or some other service.

    So I want to ask You is this just short term or long term? Do You want to go offline once You earned a certain amount of money?

    My answer is that I want to start an offline business once I got some money. Depending on what You are doing, Your online business could die, when Your server crashes. In the offline world a lot of things have to happen to bring You down. However establishing Yourself in the offline world is probably harder.

    I'd like to hear Your opinion and plans.
     
  2. Fergal

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    Believe it or not, I've generally found it easier to make money offline. However, I still have a great interest in online business models and this is what inspires me to work online, I don't do it for the money but because I enjoy it, if I was totally concentrated on the money I would spend my time on businesses not connected with the Internet. Obviously that is my experience, and there are many people who find it easier to make a profit online.

    The point you make about your business going down due to a server crash is an interesting one. That's why you need a good data support and back up system in place, if your online business reaches any kind of size or if you are making a sizeable investment in it.

    Many businesses that are not based online will often have their own premises. This premises will often increase in value and grow to be a substantial asset for the business / business owner. Unless you are very successful at establishing a strong brand and thus increase the value of your domain name, this is one advantage you don't have online.
     
  3. rickyou

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    I already have an offline business, and slowly diverting from online business to offline business. Online business is easy to earn, but I think offline business gives more security in the future since technology is advancing.
     
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    Its not always the case that offline business is more secure than online. It all depends on numerous factors and how well you are established.
     
  5. exinRex

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    yeah it depends how to handle your business whether it's an online or offline businesses. your businesses is in your hand! :D for now i'm in online business and it's doing great and i have fun with it!
     
  6. Royer

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    After I earn a enough money online I would probably sell that business and start a new offline one cause that way it is more secure and everything and in the online way, you can hardly see you business cause it would be located on a server, so your whole business would depend on other people and not on yourself.
     
  7. rickyou

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    I really find that online business is very tiring because things change very very fast.
     

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