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A Rant and Some Advice

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by fbrcold, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. fbrcold

    fbrcold Junior Member

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    I just wanted to give my fellow black hatters a little advice on people. I have been playing the game off affiliate marketing now for as long as I can remember. I learned a hard life's lesson with all of the so-called friends I made along the way.

    You should take my advice on this.

    For a while a I was on top of the world making money hand over fist and I cannot begin to tell you the amount people and networks that contacted me. I had friends showing up at my door that I had not seen in years. I lent out tens of thousands of dollars (of which most I was never paid back), I ran offers (which I knew I was going to lose money on) to help the networks do testing, I volunteered to help people build websites, FB apps, mobile apps, and even sent my affiliate managers bonuses out of my pocket if I was banking. The lesson is money changes us, whether for better or worse, and it changes the people around you. I learned a very difficult lesson when I got into a financial jam and needed help with my children and my business. All of the people that I had helped in the past I was sure would be there for me. It turns out that none of them were. Not the people, not the networks, nobody. So I struggled for quite a while and pulled myself back up.

    To tell you the truth I had a couple of people help, including in this forum, (Thanks Meathead) when I needed to sell some of my web properties. The thing I am trying to show is that no matter how close you are to someone money can change their thinking. Before helping out some body else make sure you are not going to put yourself in a bind. Always trust your own instincts and when networks want you to test out offers for them, usually there is a reason for it. Stop worrying what other people think and just say F--- OFF! If you have a solid method never ever tell anyone. I am not saying don't share with people how they can make money, I am saying if you are the only one doing something unique to bank, Keep it that way.

    Thanks for letting me rant a little bit and keep strong. You will make money in this business. Just stick to it.

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  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I agree with your sentiments entirely.

    I don't think money should ruin a good friendship, so I never lend.

    I do GIVE occasionally and don't expect it back but I would never ask for help from friends, even when I know they would, just because I don't want to be in their debt.

    Family is a different matter.
     
  3. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No, money does not change a person. Money reveals his character. You 've been a poor judge of personalities - but hey, you are back and hopefully now you 're a lot better at it :)
     
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  4. fbrcold

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    Good Point Jazz.
     
  5. The Scarlet Pimp

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    smart words, most people will seldom do for you what you will do for them. now all i give away for free is my opinion. and you know what that's worth! :D