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How do you define "IM Success"?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by royserpa, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. royserpa

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    So!
    I'm here again asking these peculiar questions and this time is: How do you define "IM Success"?

    As I would like to broaden a little bit more my understanding of IM, what is for you to be successful in IM?

    Rank a few sites, make thousands of dollars and thats it?

    Create multiple income streams (mailing, CL, aff stuff) etc?

    Be the rest of your life, the best of your life, people!
     
  2. yensidtlaw

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    My goal is $3000 per month for a year. I'm still working on it.
     
  3. Nirmal

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    I think for most of people here, its just their passion. I mean they love what they do, they might not have specific stats and figures to determine their "IM success"
     
  4. Skullator

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    If somebody generates enough income to live off I would say they are successful in IM.
     
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  5. royserpa

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    I hope to get to that level. :)
    Right now i can barely pay the hosting lol
     
  6. Jodly

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    My goal is to make more than I need for rent, food, etc passively. If I manage to pull that off, sure, I'll move on to other project, but I will consider myself to be successful.
     
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    sustainable passive income
     
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    At the end of the day it's a numbers game ($$$).
     
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    When Im making in a day what most people make per month. The average monthly salary in the world is $1480 according to http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120331/global-pay-scale-international-labor-organization. That is when I will call myself successful in IM. When Im making $1480 or more each day. Until then, much more work to be done. ;)
     
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  11. White Night

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    just simple, like making money while stil stay in bed and hug my wife , lol
     
  12. macdonjo3

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    I think you mean 3, 2, 1.

    Most if not all of the ideas so far haven't really been generalizing success. Laying with your wife in bed through the weekdays might be success for one, but not for another. I would say people are successful when their motivation to increase their earnings is less than or equal to zero. That number is different for everyone.

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  13. ArtVandelay

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    Freedom.
    It's what we should all work towards.
     
  14. ozzke

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    When you are succesful is something very personnal, everyone has individual goals.
    For me it is when I can retire in 5 years with enough money coming out of renting out property I bought with IM money.
     
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    When one can pay their living with only IM income, and not having to count the money at the end of the month. Lucky to be here.

    I doubt many will reach that. Ever. Unless the word "passive" is used in the same sense as "auto-pilot" when talking about doing things manually. IM can only work for so much passively, because it's an ever-changing game. Once tried that and site generating $3k a month went down to under $1,5k in less than two months when I didn't touch it at all.

    Average monthly salary in the world? LOL, that's the stupidest thing I've heard in a while...
     
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    I wouldn't consider success a purely financial goal (you always want more anyways).

    You can make x amount of money with one-off gimmicky tactics. That's a quick win.
    Or you can build a sustainable, revenue generating business that can be sold for a nice multiple. That I call success.
     
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    If you're happy with what you are doing as opposed to a 9-5 job, and you're earning a comfortable living from it, then in my opinion that is success. It's not about how much you earn compared to other IM's on here but how much makes you happy so that you can enjoy life.
     
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    Financial freedom.
    That's how I define it.

    Its simple, if you make enough to be financially free and don't have to worry about being short on money any time in your life, you're successful (business wise).

    Happiness, pride, fame, guilt, shame - that's a whole new topic.
     
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    I agree with the post above..

    Financial Freedom is the best to know that you
    success both in online and offline world. You don't need
    to worry about your monthly or even yearly bills because
    they are already been taken care of in advance.

    And the kind of 'financial freedom' that not just for you
    and for your family aswell and the upcoming generation of
    your lineage..