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Earning money from Expats/Travellers

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by VanDam, May 20, 2015.

  1. VanDam

    VanDam Registered Member

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    Hey all,

    I have been away for a while but now I am back and I want to share with you a way that I am making money. I am not afraid of this becoming saturated because I have my own regular clients through this method who order time and time again.

    To save you some time rather than reading below. This is related to websites that more or less run on auto-pilot and generate adsense income.

    As most of you probably know the world is on the move. Now more than ever people are moving to other countries to live, work or travel. Leaving your home country to live somewhere else is both a brave and daunting experience. There is a lot of worry involved. Sure, your home is always there to come back to but coming back with an empty bank account isn't nice. So, I'll get to it. I joined a few forums related to travelling or specific to a certain popular city in a country. I posted around the forums a bit. I didn't just sign up and move in for the kill. The most important thing is becoming a quality regular member that people can trust. So, after accumulating about 200-250 posts on a forum I would then go to the services or work section that most of them have and make a post about what I do, even say I live in the said country or city, and tell them how having their own website earning an autopilot income would be beneficial to them. I even PM'd guys that were asking for money making ideas. Some would snap back that I was a scammer etc. They just wanted everything for free so it's best to just ignore those ones and work with the guys who are interested. I offered them a killer deal of hosting/domain and website setup for $300. After paying for hosting/domain my profit was $260 per site. I would also sweeten the deal with free ebooks that I had written on how to flip sites once they are making a decent profit for double their investment.

    Also, to note, nothing I was telling them was a lie, I stuck with the guys once the site was set up and made sure they made a decent profit. That is why I have regular customers now who order a few sites off me to flip for a higher profit. I didn't just hit and run. I find the real key to this is good rapport with people. Reply to their posts, quote them, PM them. It's really basic stuff but often stuff that people overlook.

    One thing I guess you are asking is what kind of auto-pilot sites did I create for them and how did I make them. Well, the ones I chose were autopilot WordPress video sites. I got the idea from a WSO I bought and searched around and found the plugins required.

    So, the basics of this are... Sign up to a forum > Fill out your profile > Make a reasonable amount of posts (DON'T SPAM!!!) > Post your offer > Profit.

    It really is that easy. I have been doing this for the past number of months and a bad month would see me making $2600. There is absolutely 0% cost involved if you do everything yourself which I did at the start but I have since outsourced the work.

    Good Luck!
     
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  2. markcooper006

    markcooper006 Junior Member

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    Sounds good! and this can be tried out with any forum I guess ;)
     
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  3. VanDam

    VanDam Registered Member

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    Yes that's exactly right Mark. The travel niche was the one I choose but can be used in any niche.
     
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    Sounds like a plan to me :)
     
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  5. tony_d

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    Sounds like a lot of work, but, if you have nothing to do and need the money, it's a perfectly viable way of earning an income :)

    It's basically relationship selling, online.
     
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    netcelal Senior Member

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    I have done this 5-6 years ago.....Good luck..
     
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  7. alias2002

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    Sounds really cool. Great writing as well.
     
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  8. msuper28

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    Very good idea. I think most important step is to get trust by users turning them into possible clients. You would better need a social proof first to sell your travel website setup, maybe first creating a portfolio where you show your online works.