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Has anyone started their Internet marketing career at 29 or more ?

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  1. eLurker

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    Hey guys am from india . i have previously done few things like exchanging LR,pp,MB , money exchange , google adsense ( way way way longback ) when we were allowed to even upload single page website with black background and make 250$ or something per referal when he reaches 100$ and few things related to hack--g , also few more things which i cant type here ..but i have never really made enough money from any of this .TBH I never really concentrated on anything

    My point is that i am 29 years old and i have just around 100-150$ to spend on IM . Am i too late and too old to explore ?
    Has the competition reached a point where its almost impossible for a newbie with less cash to make decent income

    I recently got affected in the kashmir floods and am looking for some way to make money
    i don't have a job either but i am living off my parents and will soon get a job(like in a year or so ..writing exams for it ) but i really never wanted to do a 400-500$ per month job . there was a time when i used to earn money with not much effort around 1000+ a month ( which is considered decent in india ) . i have never been a coder or website designer .. i had some medical problem and was not in touch with any of these things for 5 years ...i want to start doing few things again . i know i cant instantly make money .. but i have 4 hours of time on daily basis for next 2 months and when am done with interview i will have another 10 months of time for trying out something .
    i just need some inspiration
    I have a account in Clickbank i have uploaded videos few years back i still get like 100$ in every 2 months but the videos are getting deleted now .maybe youtube updated few things to counter such videos .
    Anyone of my age who started late on Bhw ?

    I want to start with a basic review website on wordpress platform
    where can i find a good tutorial and a way to cash it . i am interested in health niche .

    Someone can point me out to a correct place ?
     
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  2. archon10

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    No it's not too late.

    Health stuff is saturated and likely won't make you any money unless you really know what you're talking about (unlikely unless you're a doctor). You won't make any money in 2 months.

    The horse is dead and beaten. Find something different and innovative to do.
     
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  3. piqued

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    I don't agree with that statement archon, diet and health isn't dead at all.
     
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  4. archon10

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    I didn't say it's dead. This guy has $150 and the next two months to "make money." The topic is dead for him.
     
  5. crackarama

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    Im 33. Started when i was 32. Could still live for another 50 years. Its nowhere near too late
     
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  6. Asif WILSON Khan

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    If you don't have a Job, why can you only spend 4 hours a day on IM?

    Oh, and age doesn't have to be a barrier to anything.
    I have always wanted to become a ballerina and one day I will make my dream come true.
     
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  7. biggerthanmike

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    You are never to old to start somehting. While it would have been better to start young so you have time to learn from mistakes, but i've being doing IM off and on starting at 21 but now at 28 im taking it very serious. I have a good job now and make good money but im tired of working for someone else. So I'm giving it all i got and going to make it my full time job. If are willing to work hard and put in some hours you can have anything in this world. The only thing holding you back is yourself. Dreams do become reality but it won't come easy.
     
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    Veiled begging threads are fun.

    I hope OP spends $150 in one night on strippers.
     
  9. eLurker

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    Thanks for replying friends

    I am thinking on the lines of making a niche based review site to promote a health product
    I dont want to earn big am not even thinking on that i just want to start somewhere
     
  10. eLurker

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    like i pointed out i am writing exam for a offline job and i need to prepare for it too
    i will have 24 hours of free time after 2 months when am done with interview and other things . i just want to play safe and have a offline job too
     
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    am not begging man ! am not asking for money or to share your method i just need some inspiration but yeah i just went through my post again it does seem little odd . i will try to edit few lines of it
    sorry
     
  12. eLurker

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    Hope you do well mate :) ill try my luck too
     
  13. Paper-Boy

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    It's actually a good time to start IM right now. You have spy tools, trackers, resources (either public ones like bhw or private ones like affplaybook) and many tools available online for automation. Back when I started, I didn't have these things and the resources was very limited. Sure there were many blackhat guides but none of them were long term or a real business model. Now you have guides on PPC, media buying, facebook ads, mobile apps, SEO courses etc.

    So don't worry about what age you started. It's all about experience in this industry and how fast you take action!
     
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  14. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Well, don't let your age put you off doing anything.
    Experience you have gained in one area can be put to use in another.
     
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    i started here 6 yrs ago make 38, which my calls around 8
     
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  16. BreaknBrix

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    I'm 32 and started at 29.... same exact age as the OP.

    However, I had a background in certain things that helped me a lot. Like photoshop, dreamweaver, years of sales experience, sound engineering and a bunch of other stuff.

    I didn't learn wordpress though till 29. But since I already knew photoshop inside and out and could sell fairly well, it was easy to get started. And by my second month I cleared $4k just by selling web design. I'd collect valpak, money savers, super coup.... find all the shittiest ads, find their shitty websites, then I'd call them up and say "you have not call to action, no benefits, no risk reversal, no guarantee, no logo, no social proof, no rankings, etc etc". I'd basically pretend like I knew my shit, then I'd sell them a $300 website for $800-$1500. I'd outsource 80% of the work to a guy on WF, then I'd go in and polish up the websites.

    In fact, I think A LOT of entrepreneurs got their start in web design. For me it was a gateway to more opportunity. After about 8-9 months, I stopped building sites for other people and started building my own lead generation sites. Then I started collecting commissions on huge 5 figure jobs, started investing that money in Clickbank and that's all I do now. I'm just working on scaling my local lead gen sites, my clickbank sites and yt videos.

    So to answer your question, I don't think it's ever too late to get started in IM.

    The thing you need to keep in mind though, there are 14 & 15 years olds who know how to code C, C++, Java, Java Script, PHP, Python.... and these kids are slowly taking over the internet. So when I work, I always keep that in the back of my mind. That there is some young little shit probably stealing my niches, trying to outrank me, and I view IM as war. Knowledge is power. And if you plan on doing this, don't be timid, do not treat it as a hobby cause hobby efforts yield hobby results. Dive in head first and learn as much as you can.

    Good luck,

    -BB
     
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  17. Black.Cat

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    We're about the same age OP. Started about 2 years ago. Was making nice income in IM after 4 months of reading and trying out and then my main source of income plummeted ( i was running about 15 sites then) and my mistake was I did not move on to another method soon enough. Got to a point when it was not profitable anymore so I looked for a job to sustain myself. I have a nice job but I have never quit IM. I am still trying and implementing things. Sometimes I make money, Sometimes I don't but I try to learn from my failures. I keep on doing IM because this is my outlet for my creativity. And to be honest, I like the possibilities and opportunities that IM presents. I'll keep on going no matter what. Because it feels really great to do this.

    Right now, if I have some extra money from my day job, I buy IM tools and sometimes some services from sellers here. I like the BHW marketplace because people call out scammers and we can leave reviews. I like how the mods run this place.

    My take on this is that there is a right way of doing things in this business. I just need to figure it out by reading and testing. After all, I did it once. I'm not sure about you but for me, I can't figure things out if I'm using my last money in my IM investments. That's why I took a regular job. To ease the tension and the pressure and focus on learning and testing. But it might be different for others.

    I am not successful in IM. So my advice is probably worthless. But nevertheless, I wanted to tell my IM story because I could relate to your original post. In my case, very few people in my own circle can understand what I am trying to do. After a time, I stopped caring...

    If you need assistance in your wordpress website, let me know and I'll try to help. I learned wordpress by trial and error. Now, I'm pretty fluent with it and can edit designs, make templates responsive, pretty much whatever I need to make my sites look the way I want it to. And when I can't do something, I look for a solution or an alternative.

    Good luck man.
     
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  18. imserious

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    Hey man, which part of J & K are you from?

    Sorry to hear about your loss.

    As far as IM is concerned, it is never too late and you still have your parents to fall back on.

    I would suggest you to start with freelance writing on sites like iwriter, elance, odesk, fiverr etc,
    Once you have a bit of money, start building out your websites.

    Search for the authority site journey of BassTrackerBoats in the My Journey section of the forum.

    As far as other things are concerned, those are just methods and most of them require
    investment in terms of both time and money before you start raking it in.
     
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    Its never to late i started early but if i were to do it all fresh now it would be possible anything is possible if you have the hunger to learn and earn!
     
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  20. D A N

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    If you apply yourself, you should be far ahead of most internet marketers in just a few years since most don't do much at all.

    Age is not a factor whatsoever.
     
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