How Many Hours Do You Put Into Your Business?

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  1. amwarner

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    Hey all,

    Just responded to another post on here and this question came into my mind as I was answering it. How many hours do you put into your business? I know alot of people see these other IMs (Internet Marketers) say they only work 4 hours a week or 1 hour a day, etc. And unfortunately, that's not always the case. Especially when you're starting off.

    Currently, I put in alot of hours into my business. More than a 40 hour workweek for sure because I'm writing content, creating podcasts, doing social media, marketing, etc. Just wanted to find out from the BAF community, how many hours you put into your business?

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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  2. AmbitiousStudent

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    Is there such a thing as a lazy entrepreneur? he's the one who outsources everything and makes sure its running smoothly. so i say just 2 or 3 hours in the evening... as im browsing youtube:eek:
     
  3. amwarner

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    Lol, I haven't gotten around to that point yet. Outsource some things but things like creating content and recording podcasts, I wanna do myself. Everything else I do could be outsourced, perhaps. And it's something that I'm actually looking into.
     
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    Hi Currently, I put in alot of hours into my business. More than a 8 hour per day
     
  5. Constantin

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    At least 5-6 hours / day, everyday :).
     
  6. magician661

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    Almost 14 hours daily on my new blog, on twitter, on fiverr, mylikes, etc... but lack of information is leading me no where :(
     
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    I do outsource pretty much anything I can outsource, yet, I would say I put every free hour of my time in my business ( I got a full time job, so, I usually put my weekends hours in my business)
     
  8. amwarner

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    It's interesting to see the variations in the amount of time spent on ones business ... i thought i was putting in alot of hours, but i see that almost all of us are because we want to make sure our business is successful.
     
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    Man i put in so much work i can not even number the amount of work i put in. I work morning and night only day off is sunday(religious purposes) This is what i believe if those internet marketers can make 5,000 dollars in one hour I can make 100,000 in 24 hours... My advice to you is work your butt off for one whole year and watch you will hit a million dollars by the end of that year. Then rest the next year :)
     
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    I put quite a lot of hours into my business but feel that those hours could be used more effectively. If I was a bit braver I'd limit myself to working only half an hour per day for a week, and focus on making that half hour as effective as possible. Then I'd add a half hour to my working day every week, still focusing on being as effective as possible. If at any time I felt I wasn't very effective I'd reduce my hours and start building up again.

    We all have the same number of hours in our day, it's how we use those hours that determines how successful we are.
     
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  11. Paul0130

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    Tons, and since becoming single again easily 18 hours a day it is my life and my dream so all my effort, time and money goes into it! I love it :)
     
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    For developing your business you should think of hours you just keep on putting your efforts. Slowly but steadily your business will settle.
     
  13. Rocky

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    What kind of information are you looking for? Perhaps, you could find a solution here.
     
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    Well it depends on type of business and at least 7-8 hours should be given to business.
     
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    5 to 6 hours At least everyday.
     
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    Put as much as you can as you know very well that sky is the limit.So don't restrict yourself for particular hours a weak.Do as much as you can then only you can reach to your goal...Just an advise....
     
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    There is lot of hours to put if you want to make it perfect, but totally depends on investment and business.
     
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    I know people who finally were able to quit their day jobs, yet work more now than they did before! I'm not there yet, but I see it as twofold. You want to work enough for your business to succeed, yet enjoy the freedom you so desperately craved in trying to get to this point :)
     
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    My maximum is 4 hours per day as most of the work is automated for example, recruiting, interviewing leads and taking them through the sales funnel
     
  20. kimipatel

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    Hi all,

    It's Depends upon your business type. Well I give at least 10 to 12 hours daily behind my business. So i can go ahead.

    Thanks.
     

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