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16 Year Old's Journey To $4000 a month and a 3.9 GPA

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Retraction, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. Retraction

    Retraction Junior Member

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    I really messed around my entire life up until this point. I got into IM a couple months back and have tried a few things here and there but never really made any money. I had one successful stint with an ebook that made me $900, but I burned that bridge now foolishly thinking I can start an ORM business from scratch. I tried 7878 method, but I realized I suck at sales. I watched Jordan Belforts Straight Line and have a somewhat rough idea of how to convert sales. I am in the process of making a phone script so I can start cold calling businesses. I have no money to do the letters, so cold call will have to suffice. I also am trying to rank a site I bought a couple months back using free SEO tools and sites. I hope to start making $4000 a month by the end of May so I can really start pushing business during the summer.

    I also am trying to get into a good school like Berkeley or Stanford. I want to do finance in the future, so a good undergraduate school is imperative. I am taking 5 AP courses and hope to also get a five on them.

    I will try to update this thread daily. I will include goals of the week and daily progress.

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    Goals of the Week - Monday, November 24

    Finish phone script
    Practice script 100 times - 25 times a day
    Gather leads via Yelp scraper
    Set up 8 Web 2.0s
    Add a 1000 word article on main website
    Research good, free tier 2 links for 2.0s

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    11/24/2014 - Daily Progress

    Finished the first part of my phone script
    Wrote 3 600 word articles
    Requested a cyberghost VPN from my buddy so I can start on the Web 2.0s (no footprints)
    Set up Google Analytics

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    Wish me luck.
     
  2. fredfred547

    fredfred547 Power Member

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    Subscribed. Best of luck, balancing work and school can be tough.
     
  3. rtraphic

    rtraphic Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Best of luck, glad to see you''re taking action being so young
     
  4. SocialMediaManager

    SocialMediaManager Elite Member

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    Concentrate on one thing you will learn better
     
  5. theswiftbank

    theswiftbank Newbie

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    Hey Retraction, we're in a very similar position, and we're pretty much the same age doing almost the same thing. I'd be interested in talking, do you have Skype?
     
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    Good luck bro, i hope i had started this earlier. Good thing that you are also concentrating on your studies and a better future too
     
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    Subscribed. Good luck dude
     
  8. Retraction

    Retraction Junior Member

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    11/25/2014 - Daily Progress

    Set up 2 Web 2.0s with 10 articles each. All random word count and has about + contact page.
    Finished the phone script
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    Didn't really write any articles today. I learned a great deal about web 2.0s and tomorrow will be much faster. I have a somewhat vague idea for tier two links. I did finish the phone script today though, which is a big step for me. Tomorrow will hopefully start practicing it.
     
  9. LostConnection

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    It's quite okay to have been messing around before 16, some here were messing around a long after they turned 16. For me that was over four years ago and I still keep messing around. Some here are much older than me and mess around. Nothing wrong with that either.

    Good luck with your journey, nice to see someone so young get seriously into this game.
     
  10. pjnlsn

    pjnlsn Newbie

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    You seem a brilliantly gifted young person. I wish you luck.
     
  11. blueygg

    blueygg Registered Member

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    Congrats on doing it so young mate!
     
  12. Retraction

    Retraction Junior Member

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    11/26/2014 - Daily Progress

    Set up one Web 2.0

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    Couldn't do anything today because I was busy with other non-Internet related. Hopefully I will compensate by working extra hard tomorrow.