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Hit it into the Back of The Cup!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BassTrackerBoats, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    If you are a golfer you know that when putting that to make a "statement" put you hit it into the back of the cup as opposed to just allow it to fall in so as to tell your opponent that you mean business.

    I experienced this recently playing with a friend and although it was only a 4 footer I let him know that was a good putt.

    I'm sure he heard me say "I get what you did and nice play on your part" as opposed to "Nice putt" which is what the actual words were.

    I appreciate strong competition.

    As internet marketers we are guilty of not doing that... we often try to stay under the radar so our "competition"
    does not see us working hard to overcome their efforts.

    My opinion is that you are playing a weak game and that never plays well in my backyard.

    I don't have competition... my competition has me as I hit it into the back of the cup as often as possible... I
    am as aggressive as I can be and I don't care who sees what I am doing as I know that I can out work and out think that other
    guy and he should be glad that we are in the same niche so he can see how I operate and maybe even learn a thing or two.

    I was on the phone today with one of my business partners and he reiterated those thoughts albeit using a different analogy
    and made me realize that is one of the things in the business world that I think of very highly... do not let up and don't
    worry about letting the competition know that you are going full bore to over come them and their efforts.

    Commit to your business model and commit hard... be the guy that is throwing round houses as opposed to jabs... be
    the one that runs harder, throws harder and hits harder and gets results that are better than the other guy.

    Don't be the guy that allows the ball to possibly trickle in... commit to your moves and commit hard... hit the back
    of the cup with your putt and make a statement both to your competition as well as to the search engines.

    You may just be surprised as to the results.

    BTW, that friend from the beginning of this post took 50.00 of my money from that game and although I didn't
    like losing I was glad to pay up just based on the authority of that little 4 footer.

    He hit into the back of the cup with commitment and you have to respect that big time.
     
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  2. Moto801

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    Back of the cup ah... or like my friends and I that play like to say "off the backboard" which means it
    doesn't look as good unless you call it :)
     
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  3. techlover

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    Like this just cause of the golf references, ah what a sport.
     
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  4. BassTrackerBoats

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    That 4 footer was a great day and most certainly a statement putt.

    He knew it and I knew it.

    Nobody had to say a thing.
     
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    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Even a bad golfer like me makes the odd putt!

    I think the commitment part is something a lot of people struggle with. They will jump from project to project and never really have decided exactly what they want to do.

    Better to commit to something fully and give it your full effort (even if it turns out to be the wrong route) than just sit around idle worrying about the perfect way to do it (and never actually get started). To extend that anology, I'd rather hit that putt 2 foot past than leave it 2 foot short as that NEVER wins. Stick to it as well, even if you've been missing 4 footers all day, you only need one to turn it around!
     
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