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Almost my 1000th post - "So you claim there's no money to be made online, eh?"

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by LostConnection, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. LostConnection

    LostConnection Senior Member

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    Can't be arsed to wait around for good threads to post in and bump my post count a few times to break into the magical four digit post count club, so here goes.

    I've been a member here for a bit over a year now, and during that time I've shared some good laughs, felt the pain of others, I've had the chance to learn from some true professionals, and most importantly, I've had the chance to return the favour that others did to me by sharing their knowledge, by actually sharing what I've learned over the past months. Thank you all for that (I don't want to play favourites here, but you've got to admit, Greg aka BassTrackerBoats is nothing short of an amazing person and a true friend)!

    For those of you who came here to read "an amazing post that teaches you how to make a ton of money online", I've got two words: Hard Work. That's what pays the bills in the end. I consider myself one of the lucky ones who have broken out of the "I made 5$ today" shackles and made a good living online, and the sheer number of hours I've put into my work exceeds someone who makes 10$ an hour working at MCDonald's. But then again, my earnings vastly exceed those of a McDonald's worker.

    That's my 2 cents.

    Oh, and by the way, have a clear goal in mind as to why you want to make money. Deciding that "I want coke and hookers" is all fine and dandy, but having something more specific in mind, such as "I want to buy myself a silver metallic BMW 535d M-Sport" is a far better goal to set. Why? Because you know exactly what you want, you know exactly how much it costs and you can motivate yourself to earn the money for it way easier than for something overly generic.

    And yes, that was a personal example and this post is getting typed out due to one reason, and one reason only (besides the obvious "You guys are awesome" reason):
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    So, anybody wanting to tell me there's no money to be made online?
     
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  2. gilmah

    gilmah Junior Member

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    so what your advice to make money on us traffic, I have try every method possible but no luck
     
  3. bimmerime

    bimmerime Regular Member

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    totally agree. having a clear goal will make you work harder, you can visualize what you want and set yourself a plan to get there.me for example i want a black bmw m4.
     
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  4. LostConnection

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    Is the traffic real? Because if it is, shouldn't be too hard to whip up a landing page and sell them something.
     
  5. Floopa75

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    Nice job! I'm currently in the "$5 per day shackles" but I've only been at IM for a month and a half now.

    Anyway, keep up the good work OP!:)
     
  6. TheVBScripter

    TheVBScripter Newbie

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    Your thread is somehow motivating, yet I have seen much and still have no BMW hahaha
    I think it's because of the goal I've set: to earn nice money online (there was a time I had nothing to complain) yet, I think I have to set a real goal. To save for a new car or something.

    Anyway, you're BMW is really impressing, I love BMW's, so nice job :cool:
     
  7. heroish

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    Well done mate. I have set a goal myself - lets see how long it takes to get there. Looking forward to the challenge. Thanks for sharing your success!
     
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    Andre2812 Registered Member

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    LostConnection, great post and I think you summed it up very well with the 2 words!

    Hard Work
     
  9. djw1606

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    First of all, congrats on your success. Nice car.

    Personally I am more motivated by the "coke and hookers" approach then an object such as a car or house or boat. Because once you have earned enough for your car, that's your goal finished. It is an end point. For me, when I finish my coke, and have buried the last hooker, the next day I want more coke and hookers.

    I think most successful people approach money-making as an on-going habit, not with an end goal. (BTW - I am not a successful person. Just trying to get there!)

    Anyway, enough of my drivel. Congratulations on nearing your 1000th post. You have made a very worthwhile contribution to this forum over the past year. Long may it continue. Best of luck with hitting all your future goals.
     
  10. BreaknBrix

    BreaknBrix Power Member

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    Nice car dude I like the black rims.

    Here's something else you can do. Let's say you want a beamer like OP. Or maybe you want a brand new honda accord. Whatever motivates you. You can print a picture and look at it every day. Or you can also rent a beamer for a few days. Experiencing what it feels like to drive that car. To wanna get in that car headed NOWHERE cause all you wanna do is DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE. To park it in your driveway, lock the doors then not be able to go inside your house. To stand there and stare at it. To go in your home then peak outside the curtains just to see how it looks from inside. To see what it looks like from the kitchen, the bathroom lol.

    Then to bring the car back and tell yourself, "next time I step in this car I WILL OWN IT." :)
     
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  11. LostConnection

    LostConnection Senior Member

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    Some real gold here if you lack motivation even after a specific goal ^

    And yeah, not talking smack about coke and hookers, just saying a better first goal is a car, a boat or a house... So you have a place you can enjoy that coke and those hookers in all the peace and quiet you need ;)
     
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    OP, takaisin Suomessa?

    Looks like a Shell gas station in the UK, but then there's all the Euro plates...

    In any event, good for you :)
    Driving a car that makes one happy can be a good part of life.
     
  13. LostConnection

    LostConnection Senior Member

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    Haha, indeed I'm back in Finland :D

    That picture was taken in Germany a couple of weeks ago, all the Shell stations look pretty much the same to me at least-

    And thanks mate!
     
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  14. VincentVega

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    I don't know why, but I knew that this was taken in Germany when I saw it. So I guess not all the Shell stations look the same.

    Btw, good car choice. For me, it will be a M6. Long way to go, but I'm working on it :D
     
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    Is that an automatic washer behind that car? Did you just take a car into an automatic washer? Say goodbye to your paint job. Hand wash only, noobs.
     
  16. LostConnection

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    Says a lot about your knowledge. Yes, indeed I did drive it through the automatic wash there, never said it brushed anything. Nice jumping to conclusions.

    Sometimes when you're 2000km away from home, you can't really be arsed to start looking for a place where you could hand wash your car, but it doesn't mean the paint job on the Bavarian wonder is going anywhere.

    Besides, those things are pretty safe these days, if they've got proper brushes in them, not those horrible scratchy ones.
     
  17. VincentVega

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    This happened back in the days, when automatic washers were shitty as hell. Nowadays, the brushes are way more paint-friendly, so no scratches or anything.
     
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