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Do YOU have what it takes?!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by seo-addict, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. seo-addict

    seo-addict Regular Member

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    Do ya? Are you sitting around nervous and worrying about what move to make? Buying all these dumbass courses and all of them keep failing?!?!?

    You're moving in the wrong direction bros. I've always hated the phrase "work smarter not harder". I believe that if you work HARD ENOUGH the "SMART" part of the equation will reveal itself to you.

    Quit worrying about the "SMART" and start worrying about the "HARD" (for now! work on increasing your skill level and the SMART will be revealed). Find a method that makes you $40. Ya that's right, $40 stupid dollars. Now realize that if you can make $40.. You can make a million bucks!

    Save up 10-20k (or perhaps a year's salary if you have a lot of bills) and quit your job! It's not easy, maybe even one of the hardest decisions you'll ever have to make. But there is NO price on freedom. I'd rather make $30k/year and work for myself than make $200k/year at some stupid job.

    Think about this, what if you had those 8 hours EVERY day to discover new techniques and test new things? Doesn't that feeling of building someone else's dream eat away at you inside? You know there's something bigger and better than this shitty ass job.

    You're right. SO quit that shit. And do whatever it takes to make money... learn basic SEO... get clients. Use client monies to rank your own websites. Scale, expand, Email shit, try PPC. Whatever. Just make some sales, tweak the method, and milk it.

    The next question is are you willing to put in the WORK? Are you willing to live off nothing for 2-3 years and eat absolute shit food? Are you willing to move back in with your parents if you have to, to avoid getting a job? If you answered no to those questions than let me tell you, unless you are extremely lucky, entrepreneurship is NOT for you!

    Yea, it's going to be a grind. You're going to be broke as fuck for a few years. You may lose the relationship you're in. Get used to it. But once you have the stacks flowing all that shit is just the past and a distant memory.

    Some of this stuff isn't exactly fun and you're gonna have to deal with that. If you find a method that makes $40 profit... and it WORKS, then REPEAT it. Even if it's mind numbing as shit. Because eventually after you've repeated it 100 times, you end up with $4000! Doesn't sound like a lot, but $40 is just an Example and obviously the profit on most networks / sales is higher. The point is find a basic method that makes money and SCALE it...

    There are some whiny bitches in here and will say "don't quit your job it's too risky"... OKAY well lets see, what the fuck do ALL great entrepreneurs have in common? They take HUGE risks. You will never get anything without taking risks. This is your FIRST big risk. Take it or leave. The choice is yours. Your destiny is in YOUR hands... It's up to YOU.

    Hopefully this inspires some people here to take a risk... guess what... if you fail... there's always another place for you to build someone else's dreams. The jobs will always be there... but the opportunity for success (which in this case is making a ton of money)... may have an expiration date!!
     
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    I agree with all of that except the grinding point. I'd rather work smart.
     
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    I think he was on about the iPhone app.
     
  4. seo-addict

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    People that try to "work smart" always WAIT for the "right moment" and it NEVER comes.

    Work HARD first, THEN work SMART once you understand the industry.
     
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    People that truly work smart can make any moment, their right moment.:)
     
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    Nice little motivation for people. Im new to the IM world but no stranger to entrepreneurship. Reason why most people fail is because they give up too early. They think success comes easy not knowing they have to put actual work in. That means working more than the average person. You want something that bad, you need the work ethic to match. You cant cheat the grind.
     
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    My first business partner wanted to "work smart"... guess what he's doing now? Back at a 9-5 job.

    Don't be that guy. Don't be the "smart guy" who fails. Be the guy that takes MASSIVE action and wins.

    Work hard, then work smart. Learn your industry then find loopholes. Don't try to find loopholes before learning the industry.
     
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    "You cant cheat the grind." Well said dude... Well said. I can tell you "get it". Maybe we'll help some more people GET IT...
     
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    I think you didn't get me. By working smart, I don't mean looking for shortcuts or something. The grind will always be there. There will be 16-20 hour workdays for the one who wants extreme success. By working smart, I mean you ought to have the plan laid out perfectly. At least you should believe it's perfect. It may not be. Then keep correcting the faults in the way. You ought to have a great strategy. A great vision as well. You have to have it all thought out before starting. I mean that by work smart.
     
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    Spend less time preparing, more time taking action. I've missed out on hundreds of thousands of dollars because I "prepared" too much.

    It DOES NOT have/need to be "perfect" ... it just has to WORK.

    My first big money SEO venture was so f'ing sloppy. I had like 1 host with 50 sites on there, I mean, it was BAD. But it worked!
     
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    Working smart is not about being perfect its about using tools to automate things, and other products to boost productivity.
     
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    It may work. But I'm greatly influenced by Steve Jobs. So I believe, anything I make, it has to be perfect. It's not always about the money.
     
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    You probably shouldn't be on a blackhat forum then buddy... that's the complete opposite of blackhat!
     
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    That isn't the opposite of blackhat, one can have a perfectly designed website and IM and SEO campaign that uses blackhat techniques.
     
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    Yea and being that "blackhat techniques" only work (successfully, as in top 3 positions) 50% of the time in this environment, you'll spend thousands on your dumb website only to never see it rank! Real smart dude, real fucking smart.
     
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    One doesn't need to spend thousands there are already thousands if not tens of thousands of templates already available for low prices that one can pick from and customize slightly for their need.
     
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    I wish there was a way to ban your ass from this thread. You are literally the opposite of what I want to teach people that read this.
     
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    You say things as if the people that do blackhat are either some sort of criminals, or money-freaks. I'm sure that's not true.
     
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    Not criminals. I've never done ANYTHING illegal in SEO. Building links is NOT illegal. I'm pretty sure if you're doing blackhat SEO.. you want MONEY... that is the goal ... Did I miss something here?
     
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    Money is one of the goals. Not the only goal. I'm speaking for myself, I don't know about others.