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Plan To Succeed With Information Product Creation: Why You Need To Split Your Process Up

One of the keys to succeeding in information product creation is to break the process up into discrete steps. This frequently isn’t an instinctive reaction for the typical information marketer. Especially on the internet where small sized learning products are the norm.

However, it is extremely important to your ultimate success. In fact, I would go so far as to say that if you don’t do this you probably won’t succeed… even when you are starting out let alone as you move forward.

Your product creation system should do this for you if only to help you to understand the overall task.

But why?

In this article, I’m going to ignore chunking and focus on the practical aspects. That’s not to say that chunking isn’t important. It is. It’s important to understanding and to learning the process. But while you can use the same chunks as you move forward, long term your focus needs to be on the operation of the system not the understanding of it. Unless of course you are constantly training new people!

So why is chunking important to long term use of the product creation process? (Yes, I know systems design uses a different term for this process but I’m not teaching you systems design. So I’m going to use the word learning content designers use.)

The first reason that having individual discrete tasks is important is one of schedule estimation. Frequently it is very difficult to estimate how long the total task of creating a product will take. After all, the size and type of the products matters as does the number of products in your product funnel. And those are just the most obvious elements. However, estimating a discrete task is often much easier. The total can then be estimated as the total of the discrete tasks.

Secondly, scheduling a large task can be problematic. However, by segmenting the task into a number of discrete tasks, you gain a much greater flexibility in scheduling. Not only that but as your business begins to add people you are able to schedule multiple people to the product creation.

Finally, segmenting a large task into smaller discrete tasks allows you to have much better control over the product creation. This affects two different areas — status and quality.

By segmenting your process into discrete tasks you are able to schedule and record the progress at much more detailed level. As a result you are more in control of the status of the product creation. You know what everyone is doing. When they should complete it. And how much it should cost. You also know exactly what has been done.

You also improve your overall quality. Instead of waiting until everything is done you can check quality as you go. This allows you to immediate react to low quality products without absorbing their costs. This means that you have less rework and your rework costs less. And if the product is not going to meet its quality requirement you will know about it in time to stop the development, change the requirement or fix the product.

A Home Based Business – How to Choose the Right One

When it comes to choosing a home based business one of the best ways to choose the right one is going to be to do very detailed research on each one that you are interested in. It is very important for you to gather enough information to know how long the business has been around and also what is the ratio of people saying positive and negative things about the business. By finding out this specific information you’re going to get a better idea of what kind of business you are getting into.It is very important for you to do your research because there are going to be many home based businesses that you’re going to encounter on the Internet. Many of them are not going to tell you that because of course they want to get you involved in the business and get your money.The one thing you have to make sure you have is patience and discipline to stay away from the people that tell you that they can make you a successful person within minutes. There are actually many programs that tell you that success comes overnight and you won’t have to do anything and you can be as lazy as you want to achieve it. I can tell you right now that this is not true because success is not something that happens right away.Success takes time, hard work and dedication so make sure that you understand this before you decide to get started with one of these businesses that promise you success within minutes. The reason I’m telling you this is because I know that the Internet is full of them and they continue to pop up every now and then. So understanding that you’re going to encounter them is going to keep you away from joining these kinds of things and stay focus on finding the right home based business for you.