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Got tax refund, bought Scrapebox, $1k to spare, what to do now?

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  1. kenmedia

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    Finally got my tax refund, settled some bills, bought scrapebox and domain. I have a thousand bucks to spare after everything else and want to use this to start me up on making some money online. What to do now? Any suggestions??

    No sales pitches or try to separate me from my money. I just need HONEST advice and howtos, not a whole load of b***sh**. Thanks...
     
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    What's a tax refund? sorry for off-topic.
     
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    Some tools you might want to look into....

    1. Xrumer (slight learning curve, but very powerful)
    1a. Dedicated Server

    2. The Best Spinner

    3. Article Marketing Robot

    there are others as well, and im sure they will be mentioned in this thread. But those should get you started with promotion without breaking the bank completely :p

    Something people that work regular jobs in the US get if they are lucky :p
     
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  4. caneman

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    What is a tax refund, i've heard of those but never actually seen one...

    Buy yourself some auto approves lists from Loopline on here or someone else and start blasting away...
     
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    It's Friday - drink. I am serious. All work and no play, etc.
     
  6. kenmedia

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    I thought Scrapebox was supposed to be an alternative or better than Xrunner? I have a dedicated server setup already. As for the Best Spinner, is there an alternative. It seems to run off the server of Best Spinner and I have an issue with that. If I buy a tool, why should I have to run it off their server.... and expose my articles etc. I want a spinner that I can run on my machine and does not depend on connecting to their server.

    What about the article marketing robot? Where do I get that and how much is it? Am no good at writing so I may have to pay for some writing to be done. But how does this all make me any money?
     
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    Auto approve lists? What is that? Please explain. Understand am new to this so bear with me. If you suggest an idea am unfamiliar with, then I can ask a question, right?
     
  8. caneman

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    AMR is an article posting app... you take your article, change it to spin syntax, then let AMR post a uniquely spun article to thousands of article websites and you get a link back to your moneysite. More links, hopefully means higher SERPS and PR. AMR is the third article bot I have used and it is by far the best one out there... if you have a clickbank account you can buy using your hoplink and save $47. Or if you want to get it using my hoplink I wouldn't mind that at all ;)
     
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    No prob, we all have to start somewhere... when using SB you first have to find blogs to post to so you can get a link... many of these blogs are moderated and will hold your post until the mod can look at it and approve it or not... with auto approve lists your comment/link gets posted immediately and the mod may or may not remove it later... IMO using these lists is well worthe the money unless you like spending hours using SB to search these auto approve sites out and cleaning lists of urls...

    Also, you will want to use proxies... you can use the ones SB will find but it is also worth you money to get some paid proxies.
     
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  10. kenmedia

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    So is getting articles up on site the only way to make money? What other routes are there?
     
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    Article Marketing is just one of many ways to make money on the internet... bhw is THE best site to learn these methods but it takes a little time and effort to read the forum and find them... if someone is making money using a method they are not talking about it... if someone is selling you something to tell you how to make money with their method you can rest assured that methods is now dead... if I had to start over again and did not know what to do I would start reading the "making money" section and learn a method that looks good to you... just pick one method learn how to get started and just do it... you may fail at first but you will gain a lot invaluable experience in the process and not make the same mistakes the next time... best to you on your journey, if you are willing to put in the time you will surely learn how to make money doing this. Sorry to be vague, but the answers are there to find here on this website.
     
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  12. kenmedia

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    Thanks for the advice. You are being host at least. That counts for something. I have read some of the money making postings but most seem very far fetched and sketchy. As you said, someone will not want to tell how they are making money with a method and those telling, will be telling you something that may be dead....
     
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    Next I would get xrumer and bank.
     
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    Really you need to find methods that suit your temperment and, huhmmmm, moral inclination. Most of the methods that make a killing I am personally not comfortable doing like ewhoring, or blatant bh methods that break tos. You can do IM with integrity if that is your goal, but there are many traps and temptations along the way, so you have to choose what you are going to do about it.

    Promoting a click bank product with article marketing is not a bad way to get started... it wont allow you to quit your day job but doing this will teach you how to setup a blog or website, the nature and mechanics of SEO, how to write content for the internet, and how to setup your monetization system... I am sure others will tell you differently.
     
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    Xrunner or Scrapebox? I thought they did the same thing? Already bought Scrapebox, what does Xrunner do that SB does not?
     
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    Xrummer does to forums what SB does to blogs... i dont have it but apperently very powerful if you know what you are doing with it... kind of like learning how to shoot a rifle by training on nuclear missiles first. ;)
     
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    Thanks again, caneman. You are being a real mentor to me even though you don't have to. I really appreciate it. Am not greedy or looking to hit a jackpot. Just need some steady income on the side to supplement me as I try to ride out this bad economic times since I've been laid off for months now. I thought I could setup some sites that will generate some revenue regularly. Willing to try any feasible method without getting dirty as am sure some methods will require. Thanks....
     
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    Same as the folks above. Either rent xrumer service to see what you think, or pay someone to do it for you. Save your money and do not blow it. If it has taken you this long to save for Scrapbox, I do not recommend blowing it this weekend as one of the guys mentioned.

    Reinvest in yourself.
     
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  19. caneman

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    By no means an expurt here at IM, I make a nice little side income every month that helps out my family, there some here who make a ton of money and that is not me (yet!). Look into Adsense and marketing Clickbank products as a good way to get started. Treat your Adsense account with care and don't mess with it, when you learn how to use it correctly it will be a good friend to you.
     
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    Am looking at working a niche too but I need a lot of article writing done so my site has good enough content for any products I will promote by way of Adsense. Is there a good and affordable source for article writers here? If I can get at least 100 fresh articles on my niche, then perhaps this will get me on my way with ads revenue.