1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Hard work pays off eventually

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by lorentzo, Nov 24, 2017.

  1. lorentzo

    lorentzo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    911
    Likes Received:
    400
    Gender:
    Male
    As most of the members here, my goal is to make money online - but wasn't always easy, in fact, this IM world is a bitc# and you must find a way to rule her if you want to make some $$$.

    Disclaimer: English is not my primary language so you will find a lot of mistakes, hopefully, you will get the point.

    I don't have any skill / I don't have any idea how to make money online

    This is the most common thing i hear on the forum, everyone is looking for ideas.

    I was in the same situation like you a few years ago, struggling and reading the forum all day but without taking action. This kind of behavior won't lead you anywhere - so i needed to do something - without skills.

    So I started a Youtube Channel.

    I uploaded a bunch whole of crap, all kind of videos, from games reviews to funny videos or health advice etc, any kind of videos i could find or make.

    PS: This is not some sort of cleaver work, i was a CHINESE WORKER (no offense for any Chinese fellows) for almost one year.


    In one year i made 6338 videos.

    And this is what i get from them:

    [​IMG]

    This is just 1 video - of course, a good one

    This is how Views look like:

    [​IMG]

    Is not awesome, but it brings me around 2k to 4k/ month.

    In my country this is more than decent so I will take that anytime.

    How I create this videos?

    Lately, i made some "Dresses/prom dresses" videos so I will be related to them.

    I find a website/page like this:

    http://www.seventeen.com/prom/prom-style/g216/places-to-find-cheap-prom-dresses/


    You will see that you have there all the things you need (you need to press next):
    • Pictures
    • Text
    You will need a software to create videos from pictures - i use Camtasia.

    I just create the videos, from the pictures (3 seconds per picture) and maybe a text (title) as an overlay.

    Music from Youtube - royalty free.


    How I promote / SEO for videos.

    I don't. I just use TubeBuddy as a plugin in Firefox to check what keywords is should use, title etc.


    And i create Playlists - most of the traffic comes from playlists in my case.

    Videos lengths - between 20 secs to 5 mins. Really depends.

    ---------------------

    I know - this method is not a smart one - I have worked like 6 hours per day to make this revenue

    My point - if you think you can't do money online or you don't have any skill you can always try youtube.

    And... some of us don't have the inspiration to create things like websites or other related things but we are HARD WORKERS.


    Have fun.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 60
  2. Bentrepreneur

    Bentrepreneur Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2015
    Messages:
    180
    Likes Received:
    38
    Nice man! Your efforts are truly not fruitless. You earn 2-4k/month after just 1 year?
     
  3. incomesurfer

    incomesurfer Power Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    676
    Likes Received:
    92
    Location:
    Online
    do you create your own video? I also wanted to start a youtube journey but I don't have skills in video creation or editing :(
     
  4. rudrapada

    rudrapada Power Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2017
    Messages:
    518
    Likes Received:
    138
    Gender:
    Male
    I see ; you finally turned blue
    Thats awesome man, Congrats and All the best
     
  5. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2016
    Messages:
    2,027
    Likes Received:
    448
    Gender:
    Male
    6338 videos in one year? thats not possible
     
  6. lorentzo

    lorentzo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    911
    Likes Received:
    400
    Gender:
    Male
    Read again, i create videos from pictures...so.. you don't really need skills to put togheter some pictures..
     
  7. incomesurfer

    incomesurfer Power Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    676
    Likes Received:
    92
    Location:
    Online
    software your using? would love to see your sample...more power to you
     
  8. blizz3010

    blizz3010 Power Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2017
    Messages:
    617
    Likes Received:
    256
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    USA
    Thats like 17 Videos a day every day for the whole year roughly. Just did some rough math. Seems unlikely, but who knows.
     
  9. Turhan

    Turhan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    May 1, 2016
    Messages:
    484
    Likes Received:
    301
    When you're a "Chinese worker" any amount of work is possible
    /s
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 4
  10. lorentzo

    lorentzo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    911
    Likes Received:
    400
    Gender:
    Male
    I cheated a little bit as my girl was helping me alot, usually she will download pictures to folders and i just put them toghter.

    ANd... she was making videos also...so..
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  11. deal with it

    deal with it Power Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2015
    Messages:
    626
    Likes Received:
    277
    Gender:
    Male
    i just read the title.

    No man, its not. Smart Work has its own place.
     
  12. PLennart

    PLennart Newbie

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2017
    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    5
    Gender:
    Male
    Wow thats impressive! I want to start youtube too, but more for my personal brand. I will also try to promote my business with youtube videos but I do not know how to work everything out and what programs I should use. Would you recommend premiere pro or final cut pro?
     
  13. Geasy

    Geasy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2016
    Messages:
    780
    Likes Received:
    155
    Great journey man. Just scale it more...
     
  14. Startrick

    Startrick Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2016
    Messages:
    108
    Likes Received:
    57
    Awsome work , could i ask how do you monetize this channels?
     
  15. PLennart

    PLennart Newbie

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2017
    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    5
    Gender:
    Male
    I think mostly with youtube/google adsense.

    Which means running ads on the accounts and thats it and if he has any affiliate links, he'll probably put them in the description too to get some affiliate sales.
     
  16. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2013
    Messages:
    5,950
    Likes Received:
    1,437
    1 year and cash freedoom from working for a boss ....

    well done, know learn to scale up so next year you be earning 2 to 5 times you got know comming in.

    you are know a video internet marketer , you have proven to your self it can be done , well done ....
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  17. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2013
    Messages:
    5,950
    Likes Received:
    1,437
    why not ask just guessing , he can not give his living method away completely ....
     
  18. PLennart

    PLennart Newbie

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2017
    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    5
    Gender:
    Male
    What do you mean?
     
  19. Panther28

    Panther28 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    May 2, 2010
    Messages:
    2,883
    Likes Received:
    3,876
    Occupation:
    Internet.
    Location:
    Internet.
    Home Page:
    What do the videos look like? In that example, do you just have a video showing some dresses, with text overlay saying stuff like "much wow, excellent yellow dress"
    then in the description how many sentences do you do on average, and do you backlink to the site?

    Cheers.
     
  20. super11

    super11 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2009
    Messages:
    1,259
    Likes Received:
    386
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Full-Time Content Writer
    Home Page:
    Kudos to you. Great job!!!