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2012: Your Review & Reflection

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by illfounded21, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    As 2012 draws to a conclusion, another year has passed for all of us.

    I would like to take this time and ask all of you to reflect on the year with me. What has been your personal 2012 highlight & lowlight, be it in business or otherwise.

    My 2012 Highlight: Landing a dream offline marketing job.
    My 2012 Lowlight: Witnessing my online business being ripped apart before my eyes! From $xx,xxx to $0 in a matter of days.

    I hope 2012 was good to all of you.

    Regards.
     
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  2. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    Bump.
     
  3. Aaric

    Aaric Elite Member

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    Exact Same story as of you.
    Things did not work as well they were in 11.
     
  4. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    I hope 2013 is better for you. :)
     
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    thetraveller Senior Member Premium Member

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    Wow man from $xx.xxx a day how you can go wrong?

    Just saying...

    my 2012 highlight: Specialize in bringing targeted traffic.
    my 2012 lowlight: Scaling requires lots of resources both in knowledge and financially, so i'm kind of stuck at $$/day.

    Good luck in the new year with your plans and a happy new year bro.
     
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  6. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    I wasn't making $xx,xxx a day. I wish I was though!
     
  7. zebrahat

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    Forget 2012, yesterday's gone. For 2013, resolutions:

    1. Start early (Dec. 31), get a jump on the new year.

    2. Build 100 new MNS sites, triple A monetized (Adsense, Amazon, Affiliates paying instantly to Paypal).

    3. Create a Fiverr machine built on fast gigs (that can be completed in 5-10 minutes), by sending strong offsite traffic to the gig pages.

    4. Work offline opportunities and wholesaling situations as they arise. Offline web consulting, reselling items sold on local classifieds on eBay, etc.
     
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  8. SUPER CHAMP

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    2012: My entry in IM B-)
     
  9. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    2012 wasn't really a good year for me at least the first 10 months, i got to the point when i had almost nothing to live from
    but i guess i needed this motivation to start something with myself, so finally i started to work online again in November, i'm already seeing great results and from the looks of it, this trend will continue in 2013

    so yea, my 2013 may be a much better year than the one we're still hustling in for one and a half day

    btw i still don't know better motivation than when you get to a point when you realize that you won't be able to pay your bills in the next month
    i know, because i was there before lol
     
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  10. tomsko

    tomsko Regular Member

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    Couldn't realy tell about the whole 2012, because I started IM just recently, but speaking of 2013 will be the year when I'll start making a living out of IM earnings. About 400-500$/day is the minimum I would be satisfied with. There is no doubt about my success, so watch me.
     
  11. illfounded21

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    Haha. Nice.
     
  12. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    Confidence, I like that!
     
  13. Sep77.

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    My 2012 Highlight: tons of experience, mostly negative, but also positive.
    My 2012 Lowlight: fired from college just one step far form diploma, started 3 bigger online projects - all failed, earnings almost zero.

    2012 was for me the most shitty year ever. On January 3, 2012 (yeah, I still remember that fuckin' date) I was fired from college, the diploma almost in my pocket. The next 2 months I spent with watching movies, reading books - all days. The mentally block from quitting college was bigger than I expected (the first big thing where I failed).
    Then I started some my own online businesses, but I failed there too (mainly because of lack of experience in promotion & marketing) and I was pretty broke, because what I earned I pushed back into the businesses/projects. I was broke, upset, desperate.

    In last few months ago I started again a college, a few weeks ago I started new projects. I am excited about them.

    The whole 2012 was for me mostly fail, but probably I needed this kick. Sometimes is needed also to lose game...

    But not anymore. 2013 gonna be for me best year ever!


    And hope for you guys too, wish you all the best for the next next year!
     
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  14. cl0zed

    cl0zed Registered Member Premium Member

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    2012 High - I started earning xx/day from a few methods
    2012 Low - Too much distractions in life, could of made more.

    2013 - Put in more hours into IM explore new methods, keep reading BHW and focus on one project at once giving it my all / Scale / Outsource / Rinse repeat :) My goal for 2013 is xxx/day.

    Happy new years everyone.