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[ Help Needed ] Where to start?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Sh0w3n, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Sh0w3n

    Sh0w3n Newbie

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    Hey guys,

    Well where should I start? I have been a member in another BH-Forum for a couple years but haven't done anything related to making money. I used to learn some stuff (hacking, phishing....) for fun. And then the typical teenager stuff like tunneling and hacking into the schools computer (from my laptop).

    So much about that, now let's get down to business. I have been reading a lot on these forums but I don't know where to start. I am in college right now and want to start earning some money. I have a lot of time to learn, I don't care if I need to learn for a couple more months before I can start.

    Just recently I opened an ebay account, within 3 or 4 days I made about 200$ with online codes for xbox live and game content for some games. ( bought from asian suppliers ) Well that's not a lot, but for some minutes of work every day it's worth it, right? Well I want to do more, let it be website flipping, dropshipping or anything else.

    Well here are some short Infos:
    - Living in Germany ( With close friends in the US )
    - Verified PP Account & Ebay Account with 100% feedback
    - Willing to spend lots of money if neccessary ( x.xxx$ )

    Well I thought about dropshipping. What about customs? Will they charge me for buying stuff from china and shipping it to a customer? Is it even legal to do all that (replicas)? If I am living in Germany, will I be able to do all that stuff with shipping to US Customers? Do I have to pay taxes onto the stuff I dropship (or does the customer)?


    About Websites (Adsense and so on):

    Where should I start? Should I buy a website on Flippa and start from there? Or should I start over with a complete new one. I haven't learned html yet. And the problem is that I have no clue how much these websites are worth, so I start to compare some.

    There are way more questions, I need some help and I am willing to learn.

    I would appreciate any tip, any comment.. I don't know where exactly to start, it's just really overwhelming. Any other ways to start earning some money?

    Thank you in advance,

    Sh0w3n
     
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  2. Sh0w3n

    Sh0w3n Newbie

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    No suggestions?

    I have the time to learn and the money to invest. Website flipping & dropshipping sounds the best to me at the moment.

    Any other tips?
     
  3. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If I were you, I'd rather learn the heck of SEO and build sites then get them on top of G then earn money for them then build more sites then repeat then repeat again :D

    You don't know HTML, no problem. Wordpress is there ;)
    You don't know SEO, no problem. BHW is there and so are great people around.


    Cheers Showen,
    Bk...
     
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  4. CyberDilemma

    CyberDilemma Regular Member

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    Whatever you do, don't bounce from idea to idea. Pick one method, learn as much as you can about it and TAKE ACTION. If at first you don't succeed, tweak, test and keep pushing on until you find a formula that works.
     
  5. ahiddenman

    ahiddenman Elite Member

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    In regards with the dropshipping , You will need to pay tax on the import duty to the shipping company.

    Stay away from DHL as they will take lots from you.
     
  6. Sh0w3n

    Sh0w3n Newbie

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    Thank you guys for your answers, I really appreciate them.

    I am starting to learn html anyways. I mean it can't hurt me, right? I know about about web designing as well. My photoshop skills are really good. So I might be able to create some good designs for websites!

    Should I pay for the wordpress sites or should I start out with the free ones?

    Does anyone have a link to an ebook for noobs to learn the basics of SEO? Also which tools do you suggest to get traffic?

    Sorry for the questions. :)
     
  7. teeniegenie

    teeniegenie Supreme Member

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    I think this is exactly right. You don't need to know it all, you just need to know who to outsource the work to!
     
  8. Sh0w3n

    Sh0w3n Newbie

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    So basically I would just setup the wordpress website and hire someone from in here to do the SEO work for me?
     
  9. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Depends :)
    If you don't want to work, then outsourcing is the only way. But if you can devote your time, then I see no point in spending your money on some SEO services.

    But if you plan to stay in this business for long run, I suggest you to learn SEO :cool: And the best place to learn is this very forum.

    Let me know if there's anything I could help you with ;)

    Bk...
     
  10. Sh0w3n

    Sh0w3n Newbie

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    I definetly don't want quick cash and quit. I want to keep going for a long time.

    I have been looking through the forum for a while, is there an ebook or small guide with explainations of the words and basics? I am willing to pay for it as well. I just need a starting point, from there on I will be good to go. :)

    Thank you!