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What Is An Online Entrepreneur

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What Is An Online Entrepreneur?

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In order to become an Online Entrepreneur you have to define what an Online Entrepreneur is. In this post I will describe in detail an online entrepreneur and how to become one today!

What Is A Online Entrepreneur?

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An Online Entrepreneur is a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, website, blog or business, usually with significant initiative and risk in the online marketplace.

Simply put… Online Entrepreneurs are entrepreneurs, owners, founders or managers of an Internet based businesses. This list includes Internet company founders, and people brought on to companies for their entrepreneurship skills, not simply for their general business or accounting insight, as is the case with some CEO’s hired by companies started by traditional entrepreneurs.

These days, the internet is a major part of both small and big business. With extensive traffic on the web, from social media advertising to new methods of merchandising online, a new generation of business people is growing up: the online entrepreneur is someone who is looking at the immeasurable power of the internet to start or grow a business.Whether it’s a physical merchandising business, digital product business or a play on innovative modern services, someone who wants to become a successful online entrepreneur will often pay attention to some startup basics involving merging this new technology with classic good business sense.

Who Can Be An Online Entrepreneur?

Simply put EVERYONE! All levels of expertise, any age, any country. Including those who don’t have enough money to pay high prices for training or have a limited budget.

Why You Should Become An Online Entrepreneur?

Part of being an online entrepreneur is seeing a need in the marketplace, fulfilling the need and hopefully making some money in the process. Whether the business is online or a more traditional brick and mortar business is really unimportant.

You should become an online entrepreneur if you are willing to learn a new business technique, work hard, take risks and never give up. Entrepreneur’s generally have a creative spirit, a mindset for business and an idea that they are passionate about, enough to taking it online to sell and turn a profit.

Whether you make a certain amount of money isn’t what defines you as an online entrepreneur. Don’t think you need an actual traditional business model, employees and all that stuff. I believe part of being online entrepreneur is having an entrepreneurial mindset.

The fact that you can make money full-time from home doing what you love, living life on your own terms and not answering to a boss gives you the title of an online entrepreneur.

Where Can You Be An Online Entrepreneur?

The Internet is where online entrepreneurs mainly do business. Doing business online just defines the location of your business. I now know that I can be in business and not have those extra costs that are not necessarily necessary, like rent!

You don’t need a brick and mortar office space to be an online entrepreneur. However, you do need products or services whether you create them from scratch or through affiliate links. Your computer is your office- You can work in your kitchen, your home office, the garden, the porch, the beach, etc…..  That is the great thing about our “mobile offices” we can live, work and play anywhere!

How To Be An Online Entrepreneur?

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An online entrepreneur is basically one who manages one or more businesses…online!! There’s something attractive about making money 24/7. Online entrepreneur make money day or night even while we’re sleeping.

If an individual provides a product or service online, has a website, and generates a profit from their activities they are indeed an online entrepreneur.





Check out this clip on How To Start An Online Business


You can be an online entrepreneur by taking this 10-lesson course that is part of the Wealthy Affiliate Online Entrepreneur Certification Program. It will walk you through the steps of creating a successful online business that generates revenue. This getting started course (level 1) is your first step to realizing your potential as an online business owner.

And guess what? It is FREE! (Join Here!) You do not need to pay money to start.

Online Entrepreneur Certification Course Benefits & Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to immediately get “immersed” in the awesome community here at WA
  • Discover the process of earning revenue online
  • Create and start working towards a list of new financial and non-financial goals
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  • Choose your starting point NICHE for your business
  • Build your very OWN niche website
  • Learn how to optimize your website using WordPress
  • A simple and free way of making your site search engine friendly
  • How to create quality website content (that gets ranked)
  • Understanding the keyword research process
  • Quickly and easy creation of your own low competition keyword lists

When Can You Become An Online Entrepreneur?

There is no better time than NOW! The longer you wait the longer it will take you to get to financial freedom. Trust me I know.  You have nothing to lose. You can get started for FREE!


Now that you are clear on what an online entrepreneur is, it is time to make a decision on if this is something you can become. I recommend you read my Wealthy Affiliate Review to get a more detail view into the program that is guaranteed to mold you into an Online Entrepreneur.

If you are an Online Entrepreneur, have a different take on what an online entrepreneur is or simply have any questions pertaining to the topic at hand, please feel free to comment below! I welcome your feedback.


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14 thoughts on “What Is An Online Entrepreneur

  1. dsmothers says:

    I would love to fire my boss and be the online entrepreneur who make money while sleeping. I love the video. It’s hard to not be attracted to the idea of being in business while you are still in you pj’s and slippers. I am definitely inspired to have an online business that make alot of money all day.

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Firing your boss has to be one of the best things about being an online entrepreneur. As well as making money while you sleep. Thanks for your comment!

  2. Miroslav Petras says:

    I have never heard for the term ‘ENTERPRENEUR’ before. But I must admit, it sound interesting and attractive.
    The idea of firing your boss and working from wherever you want with a laptop seems like a dream come true.
    I have a question.
    How long does it take (approximately) to become SUCCESSFUL online enterpreneur?
    I am not talking about becoming rich, I am talking about earning some decent money on the Internet ($500-1500 every month).
    Can you accomplish that in a year or two?
    I have been thinking about working from the comfort of my home for some time.
    I am sick and tired of counting every single penny!
    I think I am going to check Wealthy Affiliate and see if this is something that is worth my time!
    As I can see, it is free to get started, so I guess I have nothing to lose?

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      I can not give an approximate time table because it depends on the individual and their ability to take action and stay consistent. It is possible to make tat kind of money every month in a year or two. Maybe even sooner! It all depends on you and the time and work you put in. Wealthy Affiliate is the best tool to use if you want to succeed online. I have not found a better affordable online business opportunity than Wealthy Affiliate. Seriously, you really have nothing to loose! Thanks for commenting.

  3. Thanks Jamie. Good information here. The challenge with being a begginer is not knowing how to get started, not to mention all the potential scams out there. I think your website is helpful for the beginner to know where to get started and what their options are out there. I’ll check out your recommendations.

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Hi Dave! I’m glad you found the information helpful. Please check out the recommendation. I promise you will not be disappointed! Thanks for commenting!

  4. Never before has there been a greater opportunity than now to become an entrepreneur. From being a full-time employee in the private sector for many years, I retired. I could not sit still – I had to do something.

    Having no clue about being an online entrepreneur, I gave it a try, worked hard and studied how the successful entrepreneurs made it to the top.

    Not only have I learned another new skill, I provide information for hungry readers and get paid handsomely as well. The bonus is I can take this business with me to any part of the globe.Give it a try it could be the best thing you ever did

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Thank you for reiterating the awesomeness of being able to be an online entrepreneur. I love it! And you are right the best thing about being an online entrepreneur is you can take your work anywhere with you around the world. Thanks for stopping by to comment!

  5. Hi Jamie,

    This is an awesome and inspiring article about becoming an online entrepreneur. Having made the decision to work online part-time for about a year or so. I can honestly say it is by far the best decision I have ever made.

    I have built some interesting affiliate websites and am now learning how to build an Amazon FBA business. Both have taught me many invaluable skills about business and working online. In this day and age, the more skills you can add to your arsenal the better off you will be in creating your ideal career and lifestyle.

    I also started with the Wealthy Affiliate program and still to this day use them as a learning resource and a supportive community for my ventures. Thank you for bringing awareness to the vast world of online entrepreneurship. And thank you for recommending a great program for anyone interested in beginning this journey.

    Wish you all the best,

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Hi David! Yes! Online Entrepreneurship is the best. I wish you the best as well and thank you for commenting!

  6. Glen Oosthuizen says:

    Definitely a very comprehensive overview of whats involved in owning an online business, this made for a great read, enjoyed the video and very well placed links, nice and neat article that in my opinion is perfect for those who are looking into opening their own online business, great banners too they look really great in the positions you have them, I would have no problem recommending people to your site.

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Thank you for your feedback! Please feel free to share this article with those looking to learn more about online entrepreneurship.

  7. Jenny Hennig says:

    Hi Jamie, you really gave a good definition of what an online entrepreneur is.  I guess I would call myself an online entrepreneur, I joined Wealthy Affiliate at the start of this year.  I never really knew what  title to give myself , when other people asked what I do.  I would usually call myself a blogger, or internet marketer.  I was a complete beginner who knew nothing about affiliate marketing, and since joining Wealthy Affiliate for free, I have learned so much, and am still learning.  I will call myself an online entrepreneur, and it is great.

    1. Jamie Clay says:

      Hi Jenny! Welcome to the online entrepreneur club! Thanks for commenting.

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