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Full Time IMers - When Did YOU go Full Time?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by NemoTheOne, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. NemoTheOne

    NemoTheOne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Was it when you made you first $10,000?

    Or maybe when you made your first $10?

    Or maybe you quit your job after your $200 PPC campaign made you 1k in a day?

    Or perhaps it's when you spilled coffee on your bosses boss?

    Do tell.
     
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  2. pewep

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    First $1K made me full-time instantly. i dont really do shit though - haven't had a job in months lmao. first $100 day is always the best one. first $500/day is better than sex on the real.
     
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    Soon as i got to $120 a day i decided to take the punt and go full time. Probably the best decision i have ever made. But i averaged $120 over the course of 2 months.
     
  4. badassmamma

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    When i realized my boss was a stupid bitch and i worked harder to make SOMEONE else richer when my own pay check didn't reflect that ;)

    Also recently once i had my first $xxxx day i was like shit im going to be just fine!
     
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  5. NemoTheOne

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    Aint that the truth! Why work for someone else! How much did you save before giving the pink slip?
     
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    I was working a full time job at Wells Fargo and I was trying to figure out a way to make money from home. I came across this website which you guys have probably heard of (bummarketingmethod) and I tried it out...

    I would come home from working an 8 hour day and sit in front of my computer for another 4 hours...doing keyword research, choosing a keyword phrase, picking an article title that had that phrase, researching info. so I could write the article without sounding like a jack@ss...in my first two months I had one sale...I made $2.67 from an article entitled "How To Get Rid of Fleas Naturally - Tips to Protect Your Pets, as Well as Your Family" (I was promoting a real product I found on CJ)

    I kept at it (literally working 12 hour days...eight at my day job and another four at home at night...squidoo lenses, blogs, articles...you name it I did it...still nothing real)

    Finally, I came across a niche that made me 5K (NET!) the following month (in December of 2006). Mind you, the way I ended up actually making money was only in part due to the info I found on that website. The real benefit of I got from that site was kind of how IM actually works...I didn't have my head filled up with all these ridiculous notions of making 10K the following day if I just bought this next "incredible automation tool"

    Bum marketing really teaches you (or rather, you teach them to yourself) the real basic's of IM...the stuff that is actually important...stuff automation BUILDS on and makes better.

    That 5K month in December came, and I quit my job January 2007...haven't looked back since.
     
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  7. jstover77

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    I got laid off as a installer for Comcast. Decided to go for broke. Ended up working out. Been doing this for almost 2 years.
     
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    jstover77- thats funny, because i worked for CableOne for almost 3 years as an installer/service tech, then i got a DUI and lost my job.
    Ive been trying to earn online for years and just recently been making decent money since ive found this site.
     
  9. affiliate.solutions

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    Im at the point where I need to restructure my online earnings... ebay is dead down to about 500 / month ( 300 with fees taken out) and it use to be around 3k monthly...sux
     
  10. NemoTheOne

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    Wow 3K to 500...im sure you were able to save a lot though (unless you spent it all...which happens)...the again I guess that's why ur full time.

    How long until the tide started to turn and the sales went down?
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    as soon as i got that cheque for $1,000. and knew that i didn't have to slave away for chickenfeed :D
     
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    I always feel insecure. So I fully settled all my liabilities with my part-time IM earnings like car & house loan, credit card bills and purchased the necessities; debt free before I finally went full time.

    Now I earned 3 times more compare to part-time IM but I don't regret of being late. At least I feel secure :) Not every day is a sunny day. Who knows how long IM, my method of earning or the internet can last? Be safe than sorry.
     
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    From first $5 I decided to go fulltime!
     
  14. Sliv3r

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    i remember when i started IM i made $247 on my first day..
    (aahhh it was the best day of my life)

    and the rest is history
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    From that day till now i m in IM
     
  15. dheer

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    the audio software (Blazeaudio) company where I was working closed working with Indian suppliers. I don't know why but atleast it is what we (whole staff) were told and I was not having any other option.

    I tried freelancing and still working for others however I m making 6 times more than what I was earning at that company. So I am happy IMer but still I think I am not a real IMer bcz I am still working for others :( as a freelancer.

    However no worries I have found great BH community and learned many things and soon may be within 6 months I ll be earning for my own
     
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    As soon as i couldnt get parking at work at 9 am i got fed up and found the route to BHW!
     
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    I was walking up to a job I had as a Sous Chef and decided I didn't want to go in, so I didn't. Been IM since.
     
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    Never, I'm always husslin on the side and always haggle.
     
  19. oyeah22

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    i was flipping burgers at braums until i thot..hmm this job blows.so i threw down my hat told my manager to fuck off went home on the computer..was looking to buy a new hat..( my last hat was black) so i typed in blackhatworld.com thinking they sell hats..then saw a method..and made 500$ in 1 hour
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    pffft told my boss i quit, was already doin im on work hours, was already doin it effectively full time at home... shrug when you get no respect for the effort u put in as a programmer its easy to just goto something where noone is your master and you do things at your own pace and for what you want to create