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Help a Noob Get Started

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Shadowflux, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Shadowflux

    Shadowflux Registered Member

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    Hey Everyone,

    This is a great site and there are tons of information on here, I've been reading a lot and now my head is swimming in a sea of different ideas. Nothing has really solidified yet so I figured I'd just ask the experts.

    My goal here is pretty simple, I'm not looking to make thousands in a day, right now I'm just looking to make maybe $5-$10 a day.

    So far I've signed up on Fiverr and I'm waiting to have a few gigs approved, I've also signed up on TextBroker (rating so far is 3) and I'm waiting to have a few articles approved. In addition I've also been posting some ClickBank stuff here and there but not getting much traffic. I'm running a free Photoshop tutorial blog with adsense on it but so far I've made .26 cents this week.

    I'm kicking myself right now for missing out on the AssociatedContent plan since I'd like to think I'm a fairly good writer. I'm also sorry I missed out on ShareaPic because I also enjoy photography and have tons of pics.

    So what I'm looking for are solid ideas for a beginner, some good websites I can make money from that might be like ShareaPic or AssociatedContent, even a good scheme would be nice because I'm definitely not above doing black hat stuff.

    The only thing I don't want to do is spend any money.

    I'd appreciate any info you guys can offer and if I come up with something that works well for me I'll be sure to share with the rest of the community.

    Thanks for reading
     
  2. rpkrocks

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    The only thing I don't want to do is spend any money.
    not possible
     
  3. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Try the search button there are a lot methods has been shared, who knows which one work for you :)
     
  4. Sahil25903

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    That's a good start! Just remember not to spread yourself too thin or you might not be as successful as you want in a certain method/field. Give CPA networks a shot, as you can still promote offers without spending.
     
  5. Shadowflux

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    Thanks guys, I guess I just need to be more patient while everything gets approved and what not.

    Anyone know any good sites kind of like Fiverr, TextBroker, AssociatedContent etc? I'm not above doing some actual work either lol
     
  6. theimfactory

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    if you only looking to make 5-10 bucks a day.. your best bet is fiverr... you dont have to get approved for gigs... just search what people are looking for and do it... or offer something you are good at... my friend started writting articles on fiverr and hes getting at least 5 orders per day... good luck
     
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  7. katona44

    katona44 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    vworker,freelancer,they are good sites to get nice cash:)
     
  8. darkmobius

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    Not sure about vworker but I thought freelancer is pretty competitive? Specially for a beginner. And I thought you have to spend money to buy "bids" in order to bid on the projects but OP doesn't want to spend a dime.
     
  9. katona44

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    If you know something webdesign,article writing,site making,photoshop...anything,you will not stuck with vWorker,only thing you have to do is to bid very cheap and make an excellent work,and tell the employer in the bid that you can be trusted.

    And no,vWorker is a free place you don`t have to pay for bids,but they will take commision for projects.
     
  10. Shadowflux

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    It's not that I'm not willing to spend any money, I know that if I want to start making large amounts of money I'm going to need some software, some hosting space and some domains. I just don't want to spend money on things that I'm not going to get much return on at this time.

    $10 a day isn't really a limit, I just want to get started and make some money to keep myself motivated and prove I can do it. I'm still learning all this stuff so spending a bunch of money on programs and hosting plans wouldn't be the best investment.

    I'm a good, fast writer and I like to think I've managed to turn bullshitting into an art, I have a verified account on CL, I have a CB account, adsense, textbroker, fiverr etc I know I can make money with all this stuff, I just don't know how, I'm really just asking for direction.

    I probably sound like the typical noob wanting his hand held to a free lunch but I see this whole thing as a challenge and it's going to bug me ceaselessly until I figure it out.
     
  11. Cyber_Demon12

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    Why don't you just search the forum? I mean wtf are you doing with your time if you've signed up to all those sites? There are 10000000000s of ways to make money using all of those sites that you've signed up to.

    You mentiond something about writing, cba to read all your long ass posts, so why not write some crap and throw it on textbroker, if I remember right, they pay pretty good.

    Take your ass over to DP and find soemone to write for.. Like $2-3 an article. Options are endless, and its not hard to start from nothing, you just gotta know what you are doing.

    Making money from $0 isn't that hard, I mean it is hard, but if you actually want to achieve success, you can do it. BUT IMO if you start making money, don't blow it out your ass like I did and end up being broke and everything when your method fails. Instead, reinvest half to most of your money into outsourcing/other methods to make more money.
     
  12. sire243

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    heres what i did and still do.

    use fiverr to get some funds.
    go on the street and hustle for some money.
    article marketing ( tons of info)
    and become a freelancer ( one job should get you what you want) learn fireworks.
     
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    I wouldn´t recommend freelancer dot com, people offering projects there want to pay a few cents for unique, complex and informative articles.
     
  15. trophyscar

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    Create wordpress websites on dirt-cheap hosting like hostgator.

    Research a niche using tools like google keywords tool, wordtracker or market samurai. Figure out one that isn't too competitive (you'll have to spend time figuring out what that means), write good content for it on your site. Learn the difference between long-tail keywords and regular keywords.

    As you add more and more content, google will figure out that your site is valuable. You help google come to that conclusion by building backlinks - creating links back to your site from other relevant places (as opposed to the rest of the internet).

    In time you will rise in the rankings and when you do, you can put google adsense on your site or affiliate offers, depending on what you can monetize. People click on your ads = money in the bank.

    That should be enough to get you started.
     
  16. Shadowflux

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    Thanks for all the replies everyone, I actually think I came up with a pretty good idea. Sometimes I'll be a little gung ho when it comes to learning something and I try to devour all the info I can, however, this sometimes leaves my mind cluttered with a load of un-organized information. I just had to sit back and let it all percolate into something.

    I'll try it out and see how it goes, if it works well for me I'll share it with the rest of you guys.

    To the people PMing me: I'm too new here and can't send PMs yet. If you want you can email me at eveaffiliate at gmail it's a junk account i made but I'll be able to respond to you.

    About TextBroker: Right now I've just been writing articles people have requested but can I just submit any article and still get paid?

    Thanks again guys!
     
  17. bizroot

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    1) Download market Samurai and do keyword research... Find some good keywords with low competition... This tool will cost you nothing...

    2) Find some good offers for those keywords... Try clickbank and other such CPA companies...

    3) Write some articles... Post them on ezine, goarticle, articlesbase (1 article on every keyword in three directory)...

    4) Connect articles to Your affiliate offers

    5) Now start promoting these articles....

    If you can spend money then buy scrapebox, article marketing robot and 10 private proxies for submission... Try public proxies for harvesting... There is free tool for forum profile creation which you can check from crazyflix's post... Should be enough for you to make some good money pretty soon... Once you start making money just keep scaling it up...

    BTW if you can setup your site and link articles to them you will have good chance of building trust for your site... In long run your site will come up for lots of low competitive keywords with out any major work... Lots of choices in this level...
     
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  18. Shadowflux

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    Thanks for the great info bizroot. What do i do if the article site doesn't allow affiliate links? I tried this on one site but it said hoplinks were banned, I tried running it through tinyurl but that didn't help either
     
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    I guess your solution in this case would be to create a simple site acting "as the middle man", it could a blogger blog so you don't have to spend a dime for this because it's free...
     
  20. Shadowflux

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    Thats a good idea. Do you know if Blogger allows you to insert redirects? Will the article sites pick up on the redirect?