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Importance of Consistency when Building an Online Ecom Business

Uncategorized Oct 09, 2017

Importance of Consistency when Building an Online Ecom Business

Even the best, most thought out and properly executed business plans will fail if you have no dedication to consistency. This means you must follow through to build and grow your business. Without consistency, your business is destined to fail.

However, simply stating that you must be consistent isn’t enough. Explaining why it is so important is key. If you want to successfully sell online, particularly on eBay, you have to stay the course that was established in your business plan, even if you only make $10 in the beginning. Some of the reasons consistency is so important can be found here.

Consistency Provides a Foundation for Measurement

Until you have put time and effort into something on a consistent basis, you won’t be able to determine if it works or not. How can you possibly measure how effective something is if what you’re measuring isn’t performed consistently?

A good rule of thumb to use is to give your ecommerce business model a minimum of six months before judging whether or not it is effective or successful. In many cases, it is simply a matter of tweaking a few small things, rather than making serious changes.

Create Accountability with Consistency

It is important to remain accountable for your goals. You should put a priority on taking stock of what you have done, failed to do and what goals you have or have not met. If you aren’t consistent in these efforts of setting goals and then achieving them, you may never find success with your new online venture selling on eBay or another e-commerce store.

Establish Your Reputation with Consistency

In order to grow your business, you have to establish a track record of success. You won’t be able to do this if you are constantly changing things or trying out new tactics. Keep in mind, quite a few of your efforts may fail before they reach the finish line. In many cases this isn’t because the goals weren’t clear or the tactic was flawed, but the issue is typically that you failed to stay the course and reach the objective.

If something you do doesn’t work, you need to ask questions to find out why. In many cases, the issue is that you tried to change something too quickly. Remaining consistent is the best way to achieve online success and grow your business while earning more profits.

The Humble Hustler,

Jeff

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