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am I the only retarded doing this?

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  1. BigTroll

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    I have worked the whole day = I worked 30minutes then I refreshed the stats once at 5mins for the rest of the day, to see if there's any change.
    am I the only retarded doing this?
     
  2. Nut-Nights

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  3. blackhatpc

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    Nah all starters have this habit .

    WELCOMR TO THE CRAZY WORLD OF IM
     
  4. Vlad D

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    Nah .

    I like to check the stats/emails from 5 to 5 minutes.
     
  5. NoGameNoLife

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    Nope you are not the only one
    I keep the Cpagrip tab open every time to hear that sweet lead sound
     
  6. JazzJazzy

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    It's so fucking addicting...
     
  7. macdonjo3

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    Not really. I generally forget to check stats.
     
  8. BlogPro

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    This is why I never recommend or encourage who claim to work "16 to 18 hours a day".

    Set your work times and stick to them. If you want to work only 8 hours a day. Work only 8 hours. But do actual work.

    The longer you work, your AWD or "Actual Work Done" time reduces consistently.

    If you're extremely addicted to stats, get a cheap monitor - hook it to one of your walls. Get something like http://www.cyfe.com/ and publish it to that monitor. Keep staring at it the whole day, while you get your actual work done.
     
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  9. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I used to do what you did on months when I didn't have much work to do and when I used to do affiliate marketing.

    Nowadays, I check stats for my websties at the end of the day and I check stats for my clients' sites once every couple of weeks or once a month, depending on the client.
     
  10. Skyissthelimit

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    Yeah, it's addicting and time-consuming but I'm fighting with this :)
     
  11. Boolean Games

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    Lol we've all been there man, can be addicting;)
     
  12. HostStage

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    Yeah emails or checking stats , earnings every 2 minutes is defo a bad habit which is counter productive ;).
    Now that you have identified it stop doing it and scale up what you do.
     
  13. umerjutt00

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    Used to do it all the time but not anymore.. I used to keep refreshing every 4-5 minutes to check stats of traffic & earnings :D

    Now I only check stats in the morning.. That's it.
     
  14. Nowtra

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    Oh boy I used to check every hour or so. But that was hindering my work flow.

    Now I hardly look at it anymore.
     
  15. topcoder

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    I always check stats every time I make a sale, I'm hoping to start checking every few minutes.
     
  16. BlackHatMon3yMaker

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    Check a bit in the morning and a bit at night. Every 5 minutes sounds maddening lol