Hi from Switzerland to everyone!

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  1. murokoma

    murokoma Newbie

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    Hi guys,

    just wanted to introduce myself shortly here.

    I'm Robert, currently living in Switzerland, and I've been doing "Online Marketing" for close to 10 years now.

    However: Most of my businesses have been centered "offline", and online measures were only used to help them grow.

    I had some great successes, and I had some awfully costly failures. Build some 7-figure business in a year and went bancrupt with it - because we've been greedy and growing too fast.

    Throughout the last 2-3 years of "offline" business, I've always been dreaming about doing something purely "online". Reason is: if you have an offline business crowing, its a f...ing pain in the ass. You got your inventory (in our case, a "best before" inventory which is even worse), you got the pain of product checks, so once you've grown to a certain size it's no fun anymore.... at least to me.

    There are guys who like to administer things, but I'm the type that gets bored once something is done. I need to move on the the next thing. I need to build up, to get through the problems, solve them and then I can leave it happily, even if there's more money in it :) strange, but maybe one or the other of you knows what I'm talking about.

    Anyway:
    I've made a decision to focus most of my energy to "online" projects from now on. I now a lot about online marketing - but "pure" online marketing is a totally different world that I'm eager to learn about.

    I'm lucky to have the funds to have a nice head start regarding tools, ad funding and stuff.... but still, I consider myself a newbie.

    Now, start flaming ;-)

    Best regards and please, keep any spelling and grammar errors as a gift ;-)
    Robert
     
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  2. mccullum

    mccullum Power Member

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    welcome Robert.what a good country to be living in.i see that you have a long way to go in the online business field.Know that we BHW members are here for help along the way.Good luck.
     
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  3. thomansfel

    thomansfel Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Welcome aboard, interesting story and I like your positive attitude, see you around
     
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  4. M1ndfluX

    M1ndfluX Senior Member

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    No flaming man :D

    Welcome and i wish you the best of luck. I am sure you will find enough threads here that will make you some good $ in record time.

    Dont work harder, work smarter!
     
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  5. murokoma

    murokoma Newbie

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    Hi guys,

    indeed it's a nice country. Moved here from Germany, which is on a bad downward spiral from my point of view - if you're an entrepreneur, you'll get pretty much punished for it.

    I'm pretty sure I'll learn very fast - we've been using Twitter, Facebook, Emailmarketing etc. for a long time, just not for purely "digital" stuff. I know the value of targeted lists - in one of my "online" businesses, I have a targeted list of 150'000 people that we advertise to - and another one which onlys has around 17000 members (all buyers of our products), but boy if you mail them - they'll buy.

    My biggest challenge at this point is that I'm honestly afraid of offering something of no "physical" value :) - it's stupid, but this really is a barrier for me.

    But I'll get over it soon :).

    Looking forward to learn a lot from you guys! Glad to be here!
    R.
     
  6. murokoma

    murokoma Newbie

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    <shameless self-promotion on> Oh well, and some thanks would be highly appreciated to build up my reputation here <shameless self-promotion off> :p
     
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  7. overl00rd

    overl00rd Junior Member

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    There you go buddy, I just gave you a first 'Thanks'. Why don't you be a good lad and thank me back? :))

    The first thing that come up in my head when I heard 'Switzerland' is a beautiful, green, mountainous country, lots of rich bastards, expensive standard of living, and Heidi, and the Sound of Music, and also Roger Federer.

    ...OK, Martina Hingis too (hey, she's hot - at least for me)

    So, good to have you around, and don't forget to enjoy the ride.
     
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  8. gowithgaurav

    gowithgaurav Junior Member

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    Hey,
    good to have you here!

    Hope you earn alot money and knowledge as this forum is full of knowledge!

    Happy new year to you!
     
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    WELCOME TO THE GREAT FORUM! BHW!

    :fest30:
     
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