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Am i not cut out for IM?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by EYFNetwork, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. EYFNetwork

    EYFNetwork Newbie

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    Odd first post i know, but i posted a CL ad for a "make money at home" service, and surpisingly got a decent amount of replies. However, researching the product revealed that it has terrible reviews.And I feel kinda bad promoting a product that may be total garbage. What's everyone's thoughts on this?
     
  2. klen76

    klen76 Registered Member

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    huge portion of internet marketing or what people do on here is a scamm... Majority does not seem to care as long as they rake in cash.

    My oppinion? I don't know.... I am asking myselve the same question as you are. Should i just take money from every person i manage to and sell as much shit as possible? Most people will fuck you over if they get a chance for it. They will not care about you. So why should you care about them?

    I am not doing anything right now. But i am wondering the same thing. I think that i am a nice guy and i would not break a deal and i respect other people. However it happens so often that whenever i deal something other people just fuck you over and do not give a fuck. I expect of others to think the same way as i do, but in reality i think the majority is not honest and will screw you over as soon as they get a chance.
     
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    RedAholic Registered Member

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    Everyone has a different moral barometer. There are always going to be people giving their money away to someone, so the way I see it, it may as well be me.

    “We sold garbage to garbage men…their money was better off in my pocket, I knew how to spend it better.”

    - Jordan Belfort, The Wolf Of Wall Street.
    Just to add, I don't 'scam' people, they may waste a few minutes filling out a survey and receive spam emails etc, but that's it.
     
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    depends how you look at things. everyone gets "scammed" one way or another, it all depends on what you call it, scam, cheat, service, etc.

    an example is when you take your car to the mechanic (for example in the US). do you need to pay 150$-250$ for changing brake pads? brake pads cost 30-40$, so do i need to be paying 100-200$ for the guy to remove the wheel and clamp in the new ones? 1) i dont want to get it wrong, 2) i dont want to get dirty, 3) and i'm lazy = so i will pay someone to do it.

    now apply the same concept when selling something, do i need to buy it for 20$ when i'm sure i can find it from china for 2$? yes, because 1) i am afraid i might get cheated/scammed, 2) i dont know the seller and he is overseas, 3) i dont want to spend my time looking for the product. = so i'll pay this guy 2$ for the product and 18$ for his time and research he has put into finding and testing the product he is selling locally.

    if it seriously bothers you then try blackhat methods of marketing a product, and dropship the product yourself. and you can buy a sample of the product before you sell it.
     
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    MatteoMatt Regular Member

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    Find products / Offers that are not misleading, or create your own e-book / product that is not scammy. Part of it is also that particular niche. I feel wrong cheating someone into thinking they have a way to work online when I know how hard it can actually be.
     
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    I'm similar to you OP. I've had very little success so far so take my opinion with a pinch of salt, but I don't think you have to scam people and do the morally ''questionable' stuff to succeed in IM. There's plenty of options you can focus on that add value to peoples lives.

    For getting traffic - white hat SEO, even black hat SEO (PBNs etc), non-spammy social media.

    For monetization - PPC, affiliate marketing for decent products, dropshipping decent products.

    The only things you really need to avoid are promoting things you know are garbage, such as shitty ebooks, diet pills and freemium games.

    I liked the idea of trying CPA but the problem is that most of the offers are shitty. The worst is things that sign people up for 'free trials' that auto renew for like £20 10 days later.

    But yeah, don't sell your soul to the devil. When you start doing things you don't believe in for a few $'s you lose your self respect in my opinion.
     
  7. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    If you are concerned OP, buy the product and judge for yourself or research and find a product you are comfortable promoting.
    You don't have to scam or promote garbage, if you can generate leads then develop or pay somebody to create a product for you.
     
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  8. EYFNetwork

    EYFNetwork Newbie

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    Thanks for the replies, I think ill just promote a more well-reviewed product :p
     
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    bakerskater23 Registered Member

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    Promoting a better reviewed product is great and all but in a way, if you're promoting a money making product without actually being convinced that it will work, it's almost the same thing. What I mean is you're selling to people like yourself, who want to learn about IM so would you trust your own sales pitch and actually buy the product "knowing" that it will work ? If your answer is yes than you're trying your best at helping people. If it's no than it means you're just trying to get them to spend money. That's my insight :p
     
  10. mickyfu

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    Yeah but you are fair safe if you ignore the newbies.