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Dear Engineer,

Welcome to mechaplan.com (ONLINE ENGINEER). I am honored to have you as a visitor and hopefully be part of this online business community for engineers. If you are in search of business lifestyle strategies for engineers including best resources for start-up, productivity hacks, product marketplace, resources and extra passive income leads, then you have come to the right place.

I started a simple online engineering job at home and it eventually turned into a passion to work around my family and yet make good money. I am just starting in this journey and I have learned a lot of things which I wanted to share with you, my fellow engineers, and hope it will help you shift from your (9AM – 5PM, Monday to Friday)  engineering day job to working abundantly (technically) from the comfort of your home or anywhere you want.

STEP ONE: GET TO KNOW ME

Hi there fellow engineer, I am Jomel and I’m the author of these informative online business blogs for engineers, and my purpose here is to help you, engineers, build a small online business that gives you the freedom and flexibility to work from your home or anywhere you want. You may be here because you’re fed up with your job. Perhaps you want to work for yourself and do meaningful work. Or simply work from home in your pajamas and sipping your coffee while watching your favourite TV show. It could be you’re simply unhappy and are looking to make significant changes in your life. Whatever the reasonthank you for being here. This website is dedicated entirely to teaching you what I’ve learned, and helping you do the same thing. Learn more about the author at my 'About' page.

STEP TWO: BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY

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STEP THREE: INDULGE YOUR PASSION FOR ONLINE BUSINESS

Once you have acquired the right skills, have some income coming in, and are confident in your ability to generate money for yourself – then you start the online business that you’ve always wanted.  In the end you’ll have multiple streams of revenue, the freedom to work from your home or anywhere you please, and a business you can be proud of.

Are you ready now to get into the details and see what works for you….

Here are some posts for you.

Think about why are you starting a blog and why people should be interested in following you. Blogging is becoming more and more popular every day. It's easy to recognize that blogs are popular but if you want to start your own blog, it can be difficult to grasp why you should. Take a look at this list to help you make your decision about blogging. The great thing is that engineers can probably identify with more than one of these reasons. The biggest benefits of blogging Become a better writer and thinker Once you start blogging, you’ll find yourself ...
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A blog is a type of web site, commonly used an online journal of a person's thoughts. This perspective is expressed with text, video, music, photos, and etc. People typically read blogs out of curiosity about other people's lives and opinions. The specific definition of a blog is still up for debate - as it has more uses than just an online diary. A blog (shortened from the phrase “weblog”) is known as many things—a digital magazine, diary, newscast, collector’s meeting place, a showcase for your art, information sharing, teaching hub, place to learn and... well, almost anything you want ...
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Dear Engineer, you can definitely work from anywhere, make your own hours, and get paid even as you spend time with friends and family. That's not hype. It's the new business reality. We know, because we did it. To get started, you don’t need an MBA, venture capital, or special connections. With a small amount of money and time, you can create an online — even automated — business that serves the roaring ocean of people on the internet. Millions of people are willing to pay you... if you can solve their problems. And Engineers are well-known problem solvers. Maybe ...
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I’m a blogging engineer; it’s a very legitimate way to earn a living at home. It’s quite possibly the least straight-forward way to make money, but it’s very achievable and it’s also quite possibly the most enjoyable way to earn a living online. I love blogging and I know hundreds of bloggers who feel the same. So let’s talk about making money blogging and what it really means. Blogging is something that requires persistence, patience and discipline. It may mean writing articles every day for over a year before you really start to see any money from it. There are ...
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Welcome back to Online Engineer. In my next blog, I will discuss why engineers make a good business leader. Meanwhile in this post, I would like to share the responses and opinions of great business enthusiasts regarding the advantages of an engineer in the business world. As an engineer, I would definitely agree with their comments. Engineers possess several other qualities that define a good business owner. Engineers are detail-oriented and analytical. While engineers are meticulous, they still take risks, but very calculated ones. Engineers identify the root cause of a problem and provide an economical solution. Engineers tend to ...
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1. Decide exactly what you want in every key area of your life. Start off by Idealizing. Imagine that there are no limitations on what you can be, have or do. Imagine that you have all the time and money, all the friends and contacts, all the education and experience that you need to accomplish any goal you can set for yourself. Imagine that you could wave a magic wand and make your life perfect in each of the four key areas of life. If your life was perfect in each area, what would it look like? Income – how ...
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Fresh engineering graduates have the option to start an online business while hunting for their first employment. Engineers who are currently employed (and unemployed too) can also venture to start on an online business. But the million dollar question is WHEN? There are two best age when to start an online business: One age is influenced by the opportunity The other depends on the engineer’s readiness Let us discuss the first age which is INFLUENCED BY THE OPPORTUNITY. Digital Business maturity has evolved drastically over the last five (5) years. This means that the large opportunity to successfully start an ...
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Challenges of Freelancing Like any other career freelancing comes with a lot of challenges. The challenges require more responsibility. Here are a few challenges to consider: You have to communicate, developing influence within the organization and its partners without necessarily being there on site. You have to deal with clients who don’t pay; therefore your income stream is less reliable. You have to pay for your own insurance, both health insurance and any business insurance you decide to get. You have to create your own social life. You have to own failures 100%. There is nobody else to blame when ...
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Engineers don't have to run their entire business over the internet to benefit from online business opportunities. Small businesses might only need an email address to communicate with their clients, customers and suppliers electronically. Other businesses might use their website to conduct their entire business online. The many benefits of online business include: global access, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week improved client service through greater flexibility cost savings faster delivery of products increased professionalism less paper waste opportunities to manage your business from anywhere in the world. Customers may prefer to visit your website to find out ...
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A very recent survey found that more than 70% of Engineers want to be some sort of entrepreneur. Becoming an entrepreneur is a sought after job for many reasons, including pride, purpose and possibly money. Starting and running your own business on a day to day basis is no easy task, but it is one that is truly worth the effort.     So why should you consider becoming an entrepreneur?  There are many reasons why you should consider taking that giant step and creating your own business. Here are just a few of them:     1. Autonomy-  Running ...
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