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How long did it take you to make your first dollar?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by ObfuscatedMind, Oct 5, 2019.

  1. ObfuscatedMind

    ObfuscatedMind Newbie

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    Not taking into account time researching and studying IM... but from when you actually took action and decided to put a method into practice, how long did it take you to make your first dollar online?

    I think a lot of people doubt themselves and their ability to actually earn money online. That first dollar is an 'aha!' moment that provides the proof that it can be done.

    I would love to hear some of your stories and how you started your first successful journeys into the IM world.
     
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  2. Lilith55

    Lilith55 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I did at my first project, which was a big bold site I worked on over 3.5 years.
    Then I added website building service to my income when responsive sites didn't exist (I formatted on html) and achieved pretty nice results then. You got paid nicely and competition was low. I stopped doing so when prices dropped too low for my likings.
    Since then it has been a path of testing new routes on the internet.
    Down the line you need to develop some skills to create some value and yield the fruits.
     
  3. aioMarket

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    My first $ was on upwork when I started to work online .

    Never thought about an online business , but recently I quite freelancing for a saas project !
     
  4. Registeredz

    Registeredz Registered Member

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    It took me a very long time, because I didn’t know what to do at the beginning. Yeah, it was very hard. I made my first dollar online since 2009 lol
    In 2016, I could make $1000-$5000 per day from YouTube, unfortunately, YouTube didn’t pay them all, you know, Google is the biggest scammer
     
  5. Arm&Dangerous

    Arm&Dangerous BANNED BANNED

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    I did my first on PPC's, then my first $xxx on email spamming. That was way back in 2011
     
  6. AmberJones

    AmberJones Registered Member

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    microworkers and PTC sites those were the days
     
  7. Narcissus

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    Around a day or so.
     
  8. Javalist

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    I made my first dollar online through crypto scalp trading and this was late 2016. I made over 100k over the span of some 13 months until I lost everything (including my base capital) early 2018.
     
  9. WayneGretzky

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    A few days. It was pretty easy back in the mid 90s. Throw up a website with a <title>, and you would usually rank #1 on yahoo for it. Yes, this was before google.
     
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    2 months. Im doing ptc on my first online job. Hahahhaa
     
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  11. HustleTong

    HustleTong Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    My 1st project earned me around $40, when i started out with content writing:)
     
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    rafark Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    More than 3 years of mostly daily work without seeing a single penny, as a programmer.
     
  13. jeffr0

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    Not very long.
     
  14. IMisajoke

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    Very first thing i did was try to build a weight loss site. I was too stupid back then and didn't realize the keyword i was using had literally 0 searches per month. Made my first dollar in adult about 1 year later.
     
  15. pcintav

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    I even can't remember it was because everything I did like CPA/CPC, selling, Aff, spamming, web developing (all by online) at the same time, the most important one I get money online :D
     
  16. Bigdadddy

    Bigdadddy Regular Member

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    Wasted time in PTC but soon shifted to CPA....after that all was diddly daddly
     
  17. jintoujou

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    Well, took me 2 weeks for my first project to get 1$ LOL.
     
  18. pcintav

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    and that's SAVAGE LoL
     
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    Kai Zack Registered Member Premium Member

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    It took me about two months to start making money. I was only focus on one thing and it helped me lot to accelerate my process.