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For all who are not putting in practice the methods!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by enrikole, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    So this is for all of you who have read all the methods. You perhaps thought of something yourself. You KNOW that these methods will work. BUT you have NOT put it in practice!!

    So everynow and again here are threads telling you that if you dont get your ass off the ground and start working then you will not succeed. So many *motivational threads and so on and on*

    You might have thought of yourself as lazy.

    Well that is not always the case. Perhaps you are not lazy??

    Thing is, that this industry attracts certain type of people. They are not always lazy, and dont always look for a quick buck. Because of the nature of IM , type of people who have ideas and want to learn are attracted to it.

    So I want to share a story. This is not bragging or anything like that. I just want to make a point and illustrate it with a story, so that you would remember that. Perhaps this will be what will help you to start putting in practice all the things you learnt here and in other places.

    So before I started doing IM years ago, I was working for Marketing Consultancy. I moved to UK and was doing my last year in Uni. I knew what type of work I wanted, but not many companies were willing to take a foreigner and on top of that a young 20 years old guy who had no formal education in Marketing.

    So I volunteered. I said, I want to learn and I am willing to do any job for FREE for 1 full month.

    9 months later I was a director of that company.

    Here is how I did it and these things you can apply @ your job and in Internet Marketing.

    First month I worked my socks off. Then they asked me to stay.
    I was given responsibility to keep an eye on their social network and do forum posting, some basic link building and so on. I knew these type of things were not interesting to me , but it was a start. I knew I wanted to do the real thing. Consulting, putting together marketing and sales strategies. I saw top guys consulting for corporations like Kingston and Cisco and I wanted that :D

    So what I did, was with the half of my salary I hired full time assistant. (She was from Philippines.) It meant that I did not have much money to go out with my friends and so on. But thats ok. That was a small sacrifice.

    All the tasks that did not really require much knowledge I outsourced to her. Forum posting, interacting and managing their social network, link building and so on and on.

    Now I basically had about 40% extra time. With this time I was able to help colleagues and spend time thinking about how to improve the company and so on.

    Slowly everyone started noticing, that my work was always done , I was helping others, I was bringing all these ideas to the board and all I seemed to do was hang out and do all the other things in other departments.

    I carried on doing this for several months. After 3 months of working there I was made a head of sales and marketing department. And then months later I ended up as one of the directors.

    So as I said, I am not bragging , I really am not in need of respect and so on. I just want to show that you have to work smart and know what you want.

    This works exactly the same here in this industry.

    Perhaps you have some sort of office job. You dont have much free time to invest into these methods you see here. And to be honest you cant bring yourself to do tasks like , writing articles, building backlinks, setting up blogs etc etc.

    But here is what you can do. Hire yourself for few hundred bucks a full or part time assistant. Give them all these type of mundane jobs. And you focus on developing methods and seeing the bigger picture. It is easy to get caught up in the small picture and get stuck. Dont put yourself in a place where it can happen.

    Fact that you are hear means that you are a learner. LEADERS ARE LEARNERS. That is one of the first things they will teach you in any business school.
     
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  2. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I did before went into IM full time.
    :)
     
  3. jerra

    jerra Regular Member

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    I have never met enrikole BUT he is a great guy who gave me support and help at a really bad time for myself and my family!!!

    THANKS again!!
     
  4. TwistedMarketing

    TwistedMarketing Regular Member

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    That "working for free" thingy is really a cool idea.

    So, if someone is good at article writing, probably provide this service to first few people for free and then take it from there. This tip alone would help increase your customer base.

    Nice post :)
     
  5. whiteninja

    whiteninja Regular Member

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    Awesome stuff Enrikole! I like that you had a "whatever it takes" attitude which propelled you all the way to the top of the company. That's the difference, SACRIFICE....I don't think it matters what subject your talking about if you don't sacrifice for something it's more than likely not going to amount to much imho. Good Work Bro.
     
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    alexboka Newbie

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    Great story, congratz! I have a thing in all I do on my projects and in real life : "never give up and never let others to destroy your dreams". If you really want something you learn and learn and learn until you will be able to get it done. I`m working on it. Currently I want to make 5000$ in a few months and I`m working on it. After I will try to develop more ideas to try different things and to choose the best, to learn, to test and to repeat this process until I`ll be able to be a leader and to teach other people. This will be my work until I will find my way to my first million. Hope to remember this post after few years :D
     
  7. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    yeah exactly;)



     
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    thesmashge Power Member

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    This is what i am going to do....

    I have already hired 5 assistants...Now i have to train them for my methods and i am good to go.
     
  9. math182

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    They're a big international university about 10 min from where I live. Guess I could hire students to write articles for me because we all know that students are always in need of $$$
     
  10. photoads

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    Nice inspirational post, it reminds me of when I left the British army in 1991 (old I know) they gave me some courses to help integrate into civy street.

    So I ended up learning dry lining & plastering, which I loved the only issue was there was a recession on and when I was offering to work for free to get experience no one would as there was not much work going on.

    I used the work for free method to get the a job in Canada, I flew over at my expense and offered to work for the company for a week to see if they liked me & vice versa, after 1 day the job was mine ....