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Follow me as I fund my college education

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Xenn Master of Evil, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    I see a lot of these journal threads, and most of the people who initiate them fail to update. I've decided to make my own journal in an effort to keep myself motivated and working toward my ultimate goal, which is to fund my college education. Hopefully a few of you guys will be interested in following it, perhaps to learn something or even to give me a few tips along the way!

    A basic summary: Next semester I aim to follow up on a double major in both philosophy and social work at a large university in my state; since paying for such a thing is quite expensive (and seemingly pretty difficult while actually in school), I'll be busting my butt for the next six months. I need to bank (not just make, but save, after all expenses) about 8,300 USD over the next six months.

    Follow me at http://brentmihalov.com/ if you're interested; I'll bump this thread every so often with minor updates, but the majority will be posted on my site.

    Thanks.
     
  2. CenTex Hosting

    CenTex Hosting Elite Member

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    I will follow what you are doing and see how things go. Yes it is very true. Most of us get an email or something saying I raising money for this and that, watch my web sites for updates.

    whats funny is that they get money donated of the first post and 9 times out of 10 you wont see anything else.

    I will pass some coin your way down the road when I see that you are doing what you say you are going to do.

    Good Goal I hope you the very best. Please keep this updated.
     
  3. BigBlue

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    Why not invest that 8 G's into an online business. You could build a solid business for that, or a few for that matter.

    Philosophy? Social work? Get an invite to demonoid and start DL'ing
    anything you want to learn. Then you will be learning from the top
    minds in philosophy with their voices on audio. Instead of what you will
    be doing, which is mind numbing learning from an idiot professor who has
    to follow a textbook to teach. Oh and social work... Volunteer at a local
    food drive lol.

    Seriously though... why not invest the 8 G's and six months of your life
    into online ventures and first hand experience.
     
  4. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks friend, but I'm not asking for handouts! :) I've never pushed myself to my absolute limits, and doing so is the only way to grow, or so I've come to learn!
     
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    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    This journey is my first hand experience. If I'm wrong, I'll learn that my way. :)
     
  6. thehilitereel

    thehilitereel Registered Member

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    Right on man, I'll be watching your blog, good luck!
     
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    good luck man i hope you get ur 8 g's i think u shuld post the tuts u follow also. im a newb at this nd it would b kool to follow someone like u !
     
  8. shashank_re

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    Even iam in similar boat with similar ideas like you..
    Will follow you..but please do also tell us what method your are implementing...
     
  9. thehilitereel

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    Read his first blog entry, goes into a little detail about it.

     
  10. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    Of course, I'll outline this as my journal progresses. Thanks for the interest everyone! It's much more motivating when you have an... audience! :D
     
  11. sWesUn

    sWesUn Regular Member

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    Good luck.
     
  12. mtravel13

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    @Xenn, Master of Evil your username sounds like you are going to do major in some sort of evil philosophy which tries to dominate over the world ...lol just kidding
    best of luck for your future endeavors ,
     
  13. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    ;)

    I churned out some articles today... let's see how they fare! I'll update on the journal page as soon as I hear back from the big AC.
     
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    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    A quick update: I've gotten a ton of articles submitted to AC, and have finished one of my websites. Further, I've gotten my writing services page up! I'll be posting it in the Sell Your Articles/Services section as soon as I get a reply from Pofecker, too.
    All updates in detail here:

    http://brentmihalov.com/
     
  15. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    Update: $2271
    http://brentmihalov.com

    No takers on my content services yet. Thanks for the interest and the good wishes, everyone. :)
     
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  16. judson

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    Have not read your blog yet, and have just come to this thread, but you might want to add an offering to your writing services in your signature. Easy way to potentially drum up business, especially if you are going to be a regular poster here.
     
  17. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    Good point, and thanks for the tip! I believe I have to wait until I have 50 posts to do so, though.
     
  18. rox12345

    rox12345 Newbie

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    I will also follow you on your journey and hopefully, to guide you on something to be of any help :)
     
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    Ahh, I whizzed through 50 posts in my first couple of weeks here. I was an eager bunny.

    Another tip, keep your eye out on postings in the Freelancer Wanted section here.

    I got a couple of writing gigs, with repeat business, in my very early days here. Great pay rate too.
     
  20. Xenn Master of Evil

    Xenn Master of Evil BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks for the tip; I'll be certain to check it out.

    edit:
    Are you talking about over http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/f76-hire-freelancer/?
     
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