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Can you really make money online?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by CWB325, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. CWB325

    CWB325 Newbie

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    Been looking for work for 5 months since being laid off from yet another web design job (all contracts - no unemployment). I've tried everything from Craigslist to temp agencies, McD's to WalMart. Been told everything from overqualified to underqualified but no one's hiring me.

    I've given up on being able to give my kids much of a Christmas, but I've got to bring in money to put food on the table.

    I've seen scams offering quick money online, but is there REALLY any legal way to make money online where I'll still have time to look for a job?
     
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  2. download

    download Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Read this gold mine of a forum a bit before asking something like that :)
     
  3. LongBanana

    LongBanana Regular Member

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    There are tons of ways to make money online. There are lots of threads / posts on the forum that can easily help you out. It just takes time and motivation.
     
  4. knowledgeblast

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    First of all, yes, second of all, yes.

    This forum has a plethera of ways to make money. I understand your plight, I know many that have run into the same thing.

    Listen, I just found something that is HOT and I must say I wanted something that I didn't have to sit at my computer all day to make money.

    This has wings. I am looking at ways to help people start making money fast as this thing is sizzling.

    If you check out my Sig you can see for yourself.

    This is just one way their are of course many ways to make money online just the biggest thing is take action.

    Good Luck
     
  5. syek1

    syek1 Regular Member

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    some people can make good cash online and others cant, you need to understand it takes time, you need to work hard, educate yourself and dont expect to make money overnight. i make all my money online, i have a wife, a daughter and give them a great life from my online earnings. before i knew anything i spent like 8 hours a day reading through this forum and educating myself, it takes time and hard work.
     
  6. Addicted

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    what a classic question you ask...

    sure..
    people making thousands of dollars daily online..

    you can also join club..just search in this forum and you will get tons of methods

    of how to earn money..

    so just search read..

    good luck.
     
  7. ff1227

    ff1227 Junior Member

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    Yes. You do services in the mean time like SEO, writing, etc. Always position yourself as a high quality gig so you can justify asking for more money with your project.

    Then use that income to fund more passive ventures that don't require a direct service.
     
  8. joshweaver9

    joshweaver9 Senior Member

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    My biggest check for 3 days work. It is possible just need to find a strategy. Many people have made much much more than I have.
    Proof:

    Images are not uploading or else I would have just posted the picture here.
     
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  9. knowledgeblast

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    This is all great advice mate.

    Just remember whatever you choose to put your energy into. Don't stop taking action.

    Figure out who you are and what your skills and passions are and head for that direction.

    I know that if you just keep taking action you will make money.
     
  10. CWB325

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    Appreciate the replies. Yes, I've already spent weeks reading this forum. Maybe I didn't explain enough.

    Over the years, I've tried monetizing blogs, affiliate sites with SEO, keywords, Adsense but never made more than $10-20 a month despite spending a great deal of time. I'm obviously not doing it right, but there's a lot of conflicting info on how to do it correctly.

    A lot of the info I've found want you to spend money to get the "secret," but I figure getting people to pay for their "secret" IS their way to make money so I've passed.

    Not sure what I've been doing wrong or which method I should learn how to do right.
     
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  11. LBrown

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    There are a lot of ways to make money online but it is not easy and most people fail. For most people it takes months or even longer before getting a grasp on how real money is made online. Honestly it sounds like a job is the best thing for you. You can try a few small jobs to hold you over and feed the kids.

    Get Paid to Write Articles:
    http://textbroker.com
    http://associatedcontent.com

    Mystery Shopping (I used to make a full time income this way but the money isn't instant.)
    http://www.jobslinger.com/

    Micro Jobs Sites
    http://microworkers.com
    http://mturk.com

    Freelance if you have skills:
    http://odesk.com
    http://freelancer.com

    Final Tip: Look for gigs in your area in the gigs section of craigslist.
     
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  12. Simas9

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    I can only imagine how terrible you feel but to tell you the truth you won`t succeed online if you are acting desperate and looking for a quick shortcut to some decent money. If I were you I just clearly DECIDE that for the next 6-12 months you are going to try various methods online w/o any desperate thoughts spinning in your head.

    I remember when I was under pressure to make money online...now it seems that my mind was just completely blocked back in the day. Good luck.
     
  13. joefresh

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    If you have a problem that money or man can solve, then u don't have any problem.

    I would fire you if i found out u was one of my workers.

    Online Marketing (doesn't matter what u do) is for woolfs, monsters, not for people looking for a job, but to CREATE a job.

    It's a mindset. When i started i didn't knew anything. I posted maybe 15 threads in my whole life, and i have read almost whole this forum.

    You have a job mentality, yes u can find some jobs, and get hired, but that's the whole point of internet, to not work for someone but for yourself.


    I have put 18 hours a day for 6 months (after 6 months ) >50 dollars a month/ AFter the next 6 months i was making 2500. (because the work of my previous six month started to pay off). (i had build over 200 sites in 6 months.

    With that atitiude you can't win a fight, and ur trying to get in war ? (=internet world is war)

    All that said, change your altitude, change your self, and everything will change for you.

    Blackhatworld.com is American Dream on servers, it's the place where u go from 0 -1 2 ect..

    Also people say alot 'search the forum" but if you are new u don't know what to search, i understand.

    My best advice to you is, master SEO, gt all the tools, work , do some freelance jobs, buy the ones that are not cracked ect. when i say master it i mean really master it.

    With SEO skills, (u can make it in any niche, any way, adsense, cpa, ebooks, videos,) anything.

    ALso u do'nt get hired because you are not valuable enough to the market place,not because they don't hire you.

    Make your self more valuable and master seo skills. Then you wouldn't need any job, or get hired.

    Also everything u have now , is because the person u have become. You have attracted all.

    Why i'm taking my time to type, is because i have been there and it feels shit, and some guy came from nowhere and said, joe, you are shit! and he told me why.

    That's when i understood. Now i'm telling u the same your's shit. ;)

    All that said, I hope you will get your self up and will follow one of my advices and will make it.

    Yes you can make money online, and alot. You can make daily what people earn annual. I started with 0.10 a day :D (i started with a simpel idea) keept doing till it worked. I never quit, never skipped tot he next idea, (i had over 400 ideas) lol

    those 400 ideas were better, then the one i was working on, but i had to focus and finiish it, and after that i started to work on my others. At this time i have still 356 projects, that i have not started yet.

    Also , i have been your position 2 times, (as i lost alot after i was on top ) and BAMM i was back there cause of wrong decision i made, but after when i got back on top, i was stronger.

    oke brother, just know if you work hard on your self, life will be easy on you, if you be easy on your self, life will be hard on you.

    Start with adsense , that's what i always recommend. Work on adsense 12 months until u get to 2-4k monthly. (then make your dreams come true)

    why adsense ? Adsense will teach you dicipline, determintion as it's not a fun thing to do. and it's repetitive. And repetition is the mother of everything.

    Be prepared,

    And for the Spelling checkers around here , who can't wait to control my 'english', do your self a favour just don't, i'm santa clause and i will forget your kids this year ;)
     
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  14. joefresh

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    You are a kind person, and it's because of people like you that this world is a better place. I'm thanking you for your efforts.



     
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    Bro one word yesssss haha
     
  16. TeenAngel

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    The only secret is that it takes hard work and failure from your mistakes in order to succeed. But it is absolutely possible.
     
  17. orzyman

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    no you can't make money online bu you can produce money online
     
  18. englandrm

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    Making money using a lot of these methods takes time. You need money now, it sounds like.

    Go hop on Craigslist or another similar site, and offer your web design services. You can make a few hundred or more dollars per site. That's how I started out. (Feel free to just use Wordpress. Quick, easy, and great looking sites.)

    Hope that helps.
     
  19. CWB325

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    Thanks, everyone, for the advice.
     
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    The FIRST thing you should learn, and learn it well, before learning anything else... Is RESEARCH. Keyword research, market research, niche research. If you hit the right keywords then you don't have to work too hard in order to rank decently and pull in a buck or two. Then rinse and repeat.