Internet marketing newcomers are lucky nowdays. 8 years ago, finding information about making money online was difficult. These days, information is everywhere you look. It's not a question of whether there is help available, but if you act on the information.
So the answer to the question – does making money have to be difficult? Yes. Depending on various degrees of determination and smarts, making money online can be hard or it can be easier. Note, I said easier, not easy. As the saying goes, the hard road leads to the easy road while the easy road leads to the hard road.
Just to give you an idea of what it takes to run an online business, here is what you need: writing skills, marketing skills, ad writing skills, web design know-how, setting up a website, product creation, planning and visualization, and the list goes on.
Many people just want a push-button solution to making money without learning anything because they are sick and tired of learning after all those years in school. Well, let me tell you that there is no magic pill and you will have to pick up skill sets if you want to succeed. If you want to earn a professional income, guess what? You have to become a professional at what you do. Most people do not look at it at that way. They look at the Internet as a lottery, basically.
If you're still struggling to make a penny online, I hope this article has been a wake-up call to you. It's time to go to work.