If you’ve ever dreamed of being a millionaire, it looks like your odds are increasing. According to Forbes magazine, more visionary entrepreneurs are creating million-dollar one-person businesses, than ever before.

How?

It’s no secret that for a person to succeed in any kind of business, they have to first and foremost be passionate about the product or service they offer. Everyone starts out in the same boat, with nothing. Therefore, to grow a business, it takes a lot of time, energy and commitment, ¬†and even sacrifice. That’s why the first key ingredient is passion.

What?

Passions are as varied as their dreamers, so what kind of ideas turn into million-dollar businesses. It looks like the most common successful entrepreneurs are skilled in professional, scientific and/or technical services. However, the fastest growing categories in 2014 were transportation and warehousing.

Where?

In order for any idea to draw in a six figure income, it must of course become a great hit. The easiest way is to embrace the cheapest marketing around, would be through social media marketing – including Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites. Gaining traction using SEO and other strategies that bring clients to the product or service has shown to be one of the fastest and easiest way to draw in customers and make a quick return on investment for entrepreneurs.

Who?

One man shows are rarely run by just the one man. Most of the one-man millionaire businesses rely on contractors and other supporters to succeed, like copywriters and website designers.

So how do you become a one-man millionaire business? It starts with tapping into your deep inner powers and determining what you do best. Play to your strengths and expand on your passions by harnessing and relying on automation, contractors and low-cost digital marketing. Use books like The 4 Hour Work Week to inspire you to do better with less, while at the same time expanding your market reach to include as broad of an audience as your business can possibly capture.

In the end, making a million dollars may be easier than ever before, but it still requires some work, a deep passion and a highly creative mind with the ability to think outside the proverbial box. But, the greatest take away from this is knowing that social media marketing is the real key to growing your business to such lengths that it allows for the potential to reach that million dollar mark and beyond.