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17 Year Old's Journey To $100 a Day

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by xSoulBane, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. xSoulBane

    xSoulBane Junior Member

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    Hey Y'all of the Forums,

    I'm xSoulbane, or Soul, a BHW "newbie" by profile. but I had an account before (made years ago) just never logged into it much ant thus I forgot the password.(Fail)​
    Anyways... I'm going to be starting a hopefully long-term journey to make $100 a day--feel free to throw up now from hearing that clich.
    I know some of you gurus eat this type money for breakfast--and I have nothing but mad respect for that--but I think It's reasonable and challenging enough for me. Most importantly... I'm determined :cool:
    I want to thank you all for taking time to read my post--even if you skip the boring shiz. I Honestly Don't mean to drone on-- I just want to really acquaint myself with you all.

    Here's a little bit about me:

    • I was always that odd kid out, who didn't know how to socialize w/ children my age... moved alot... many different
      schools... struggling parents..boo-hoo..whatever. But, as I grew older I learned how to talk to people..had some friends.. etc :) (I'm over it)
    • I'm 17 years old male turning 18 in January---not particularly hyped up about being 18 soon.
    • Attend University College studying Information Technology
    • Reading/Writing is one of my pleasures--Math--not so much... lol
    • Love art mostly all I do besides school....(Also in process of making a graphic novel--irrelevant crap I know)
    • Not new to Internet Marketing...Surprise!

    Here's my history with Internet Marketing
    It all began when I was about 12-13y/o, and had a burning desire to make money. Not to spend it but to save just the idea of making money
    gave me such an ambition.
    I tried to talk to my class mates about it... lol but how many kids at that age wanted to talk about business? Not very many. I remember constantly asking my father to help
    me look for a job. He told me to wait and although i didn't want to...I did... I landed my first job when I was 14 years old... working in a mental health clinic..doing data-entry(not fun)
    the people were nice though :3

    All in all--I realized I didn't want to work 9-5 all the time and especially not as an adult.. I saw all he restless adult working there already so...
    .... I started my "quest for success" three years ago...and boy did I learn alot since then.


    Initially I started, as i'm sure many of you did, by doing a Google search for: "How to get rich quick" (don't laugh..you know you did too at one point lol)
    long story short.. I ended up getting caught in many pyramid scheme programs... I wont name them out of disgust... lol
    but I wasted my hard earned money from my job and really believing in these programs... then I learned what pyramid schemes were.. and boy was I dis-heartened.
    I took a break for about a month and upgraded my search from "how to get rich quick"to"how to make money from home" (again... get your laughs out)​
    This time however, I recognized the pattern of those shady... full of empty promises... sales pages... and i avoided them all.
    Here's some the things I did (many I forgot about):


    1. YouTube- I'll talk about this a bit later
    2. Online Surveys- (limited success making like $5 a month)
    3. Epower Network- (No success--no one wanted to hear a girly-sounding 14/yo boy cold-calling them)
    4. Many! other programs like Empower--same no success
      -Im telling you these kinds of things were ALL I spent my money on..
    5. MCA(Motor Club of America)- Like so many others, the only sales I got were from cousins and friends.. was too scared to cold call people.
    6. Google Sniper-Did this with some success I made around 3 click bank sales in a month...for 3 months... but my site eventually go de-indexed by Google and later Yahoo.

    I know all of these programs had potential.. but I did so much research.--watched so many webinars (hours worth) basically became an experienced noob, if that makes any sense.

    Here's the deal with YouTube: so I have always had an account with YouTube. I made the typical kiddie video's...pranking people and Rick-Rolling them..all for views. That was back in '06... but many of you know that
    back then you had to be a YouTube partner to make money--that was my goal as well--as soon as I found out. I never became a partner...but I did stick w/ it untill a few years later I gained a couple thousand subscribers. To my delight YouTube was allowing video monetization for non-partners :D. Being a gamer that's what I've been primarily uploading... Gaming videos. For a span of about 3 months with monetization I gained $70... then I got slapped by Google. monetization was not able to work on my video's as the games were all copy written material. so I stopped earning money online for a year. I've since stop uploading videos from a combination of no motivation and school.---->thus my YouTube account stays frozen w/ 2000 Subs over 100,000 views. I never got that Adsense money... as you all may know the minimum payout for $USD (I'm in the USA) is $100 so the account is still there with exactly $78.. the $8 came from my monetized non gaming videos... that don't get half the traffic they once did. YouTube is a great way to make money... All you need Is a camera..a computer.. and a bright idea. I'll definitely try again in the future in a different niche... probably comedy.

    SS of my Adsense :(
    BanesFail.jpg
    I didn't block anything out.. I got no shame lol Anyways...

    That's the bulk of the boring stuff
    Just a side note.. I was never able to get accepted to Machinima or any of the other Gaming Networks
    that give the YouTube gamers a monthly stipend for their channels since these network have the licence to display this copywritten materials to the public.
    I haven't (completely) given up on my quest since YouTube F*$#ed me over lol.

    After much studying the forums... Warrior Forum and (ops I said it) and BHW for other money making methods, I decided to of all the choices to do a blog, or many blogs, I started Bluematters 100 a day journey before I made this account.. Printed out the PDF that another user was kind enough to make... and studied it. Respect to Bluematter he really know his stuff ;)
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    Here is where my journey begins
    So since i'm a full time student, and this ain't an excuse, I don't really have time to create ALL of my content, although I would like to. So I have to outsource much of my work. I did't say It before, but I work a part time job as a Computer Lab Consultant at my college. It pays---pretty fair, but since I don't have much hours... I make an OK amount nothing to brag about. Needless to say the money I make, goes to school transportation, my parents (just being honest), and to my outsourcing endeavors. So I would love to do it all from scratch but unfortunately I don't have the time.

    Progress To Date:

    10/05/2013:
    Bought a Micro Niche Site From Luhasr: -$34
    Comments:
    Enticed by good reviews so I bought. was cheap and wanted to test micro niche again after failing a couple times before.

    Total Expenses: $-34.00
    Total Profit: $0.00
    Avg Per Day: $0.00

    10/07/2013:
    Keyword domain transfer
    Total Expenses: $-34.00
    Total Profit: $0.00
    Avg Per Day: $0.00

    10/17/2013:
    MNS Delivered by Luhasr, and Outsourcing
    Great value good content. Started Off-site SEO created some manual backlinks and the bought a Fiver Backlink job (-$5),
    EXPRESS Comment Backlink Service from PrimeOne on BHW ($-5) and a wikiblast from someone on BHW will update name when I find his/her/their username(-$2)
    Comments:
    Wikiblast delivered... most links worked lol can't complain for $2. Still waiting on PrimeOne And Fiverr... Untill then waiting on OP's Surely will deliver :sleeping:

    Total Expenses: $-46.00
    Total Profit: $0.00
    Avg Per Day: $0.00


    10/18/2013: Large Investment Ordered Omega Site from Napster -$399
    Comments: seemed like a pretty good starting point, Napster is pretty credible and gets great reviews. I don't have the time to do a whole web site.. 15 days TAT waiting until then...

    Total Expenses: $-445.00
    Total Profit: $0.00
    Avg Per Day: $0.00


    I want to finally thank you for surviving my first journey post.. hopefully many more to come. Please leave any suggestions etc i'm still pretty much an experienced noob lol :)
    I'd appreciate any feed back from you guys especially you pros out there. My Idols.

    Hopefully I get to become well acquainted w/ you guys. Untill next time.
    Peace

    Kindest Regards,
    Soul

    -Apologies for typos or any brevity.
     
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  2. innosoft

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    congrats mate.. wish u all the luck!
     
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    Just make sure that you're investing money in the right place. For instance you're better off not starting anymore sites until your current ones start generating income. Fiverr links are probably not the best option tho it has it's uses.

    Your best bet would be to constantly create web 2.0 buffer sites and then point those fiverr links to them rather than pointing them directly at the sites. Pointing them directly at your moneysites, unless you SPECIFICALLY know what you're doing, is the best way to get your site penalized.

    All in all, I wish you best of luck, just stick to it and you will get there! :)
     
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    81 year old's journey to $13,74 / day...

    jk, good luck.
     
  5. xSoulBane

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    Thanks for the advice. will definitely take that into consideration!
     
  6. xSoulBane

    xSoulBane Junior Member

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    Lol thanks for the luck. imma need that.. btw your facebook method is pretty good I did it a while back :)
    Cheers
     
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    Nice to hear that, btw, only go with that method if you want some quick cash.

    Fb is killing all the pieces of that method...
     
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    Good luck man, subscribed since i'm in the same situation as yours.

    Regards,
    AnonyDev171
     
  9. xSoulBane

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    awesome man. many thanks. will update as much as possible.
     
  10. xSoulBane

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    thank you ill need that luck :)
     
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    Subscribed. wish you all the best
     
  12. xSoulBane

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    Thank you sir! will update as much as I can...
     
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    All the best OP! Just don't give up - keep at it and you will get there. :)
     
  14. MeisMJ²

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    Hello Soul, pretty interesting story you have to tell us! What really strikes me is how much it resembles my own story so far. The only difference is I'm 22 and still in uni.
    And maybe that I earned a couple of hundred bucks (which is nothing in YEARS of reading/playing around with IM obviously :D). So yeah, I'm an experienced noob as well :)

    Furthermore, I have ordered 3 MNS sites from luhasr and 1 Beta site from Napster. I'd love to go on this journey together, if that is okay with you.

    Regardless of all of that, I wish you the best possible outcome and hope you will strive to update your thread, as I'm hungry for news ;)
     
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    I will be following this very closely as i too have just bought a site from Luhasr, will be interesting to see how our sites fare when they are up and running.
     
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    Why is your profile page all blue?? Lol, btw best of luck on your journey!
     
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    Thanks for ordering my site. I will try to give you the best site possible to help you succeed in your journey.
     
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  18. xSoulBane

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    Thanks, Ive been keeping at it for some years now.. pretty sure I can do it for years to come :)

    Nothing better than having experinced noobs journey together.--lol don't quote me on that, I have no idea. But I will say.. we can sure journey together brother :) Thanks and I will update what Im doing as much as poss.

    Thanks, and yep, I look forward to it as well. I'll keep you posted.

    I Like Blue! :eek: and thank you for the luck you sent.. :)

    Thanks alot Sir, I really appreciate that. until then Its Grind Time!--well its always grind time :/
     
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    Any updates? :D
     
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