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Prediction: The 5 Biggest Threats to Your Online Career

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There’s no doubt about it – things change fast on the Internet.

A decade ago, everyone was talking about how the web would create millions of new and unheard-of careers that took people out of traditional offices and into a new, online workplace.

It did that (and then some!).

While it’s still true that the Internet is creating a boatload of new jobs, there are also more threats to this type of career than ever before. And, as someone who runs a web company and has been in this space since college, I find myself thinking about it a lot.

Most readers of this site are either currently running a web-based business (blog, store, company, etc.) or are actively trying to do so and, while I’m no authority on this topic, I thought it might be something useful to chat about.

Don’t worry, there’s a bit of a silver lining at the end of each section.

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