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How much money did you have to invest before you started making it big?

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  1. PBNSurprise

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    We all spend money doing IM, whether on things we think we need or what we really need. How much money did you have to blow through before you started hitting big earnings?

    For me I've invested a couple hundred here and there, I admit some money I didn't have to spend but oh well. Mostly the money was spent on SEO and I've made some money but not nearly as much as I was expecting. I'm still hopeful that I will bank hard from SEO with my sites though
     
  2. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Zero dollars. If your idea is bulletproof enough, you don't need startup cash or investments to make your dreams happen. I've built a six figure business starting with nothing.
     
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  3. Vlad D

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    It's not about money investment , it's about time investment ... you can exchange time for money but not vice versa .
     
  4. J-S-T

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    None, Very Much accurate from the guys above. I personally started with a Free Blogspot blog back in 2012.
     
  5. rodyrathore

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    don't know why people always think you must need to invest money for making huge.
    in my professional, i didn;t ever invest more than $100 in a year. but i am making $5000+ per month... It is all about your mind game and unique idea.
    rock the world or shock the world.
     
  6. ELGreeno

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    Good question, You can make anything happen from a dream. Turn a dream to a dollar. :):):)
     
  7. soulcollector

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    a few K in USD before I was able to have a large enough audience to make money with.
     
  8. Jaymien

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    Most of the people that I know that made some decent profits started with little to nothing.

    I suppose that who has less money to begin tends to value it more, working harder and trying to figure out innovative and better ways.

    It's not really about the amount of money you put into IM, but more about the amount of time you're willing to work to achieve your goals.

    Best Regards,
    Jaymien.
     
  9. NoGameNoLife

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    zero dollars and my old youtube account,though I'm not sure if it would have been like that if I discovered IM just now
     
  10. T2tkid

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    I started with nothing... I started with a free blogger blog and adsense. But this days, setting up an amazon niche site can cost up to $300 to $500+ for domain/hosting, content and SEO + my time. And a little bit of patience before the site starts earning.
     
  11. Malcolm Max

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    Zero. I am yet to make it big .. at least at the level I want to go. But I don't think I would need much money to scale up, started small and profits are paying for the expansion.
     
  12. elavmunretea

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    Tell that to the Black Market
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  13. spectrejoe

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    how much you making a month now?
     
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  14. Brannan

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    4000 $ was my starting budget when starting my first project.
     
  15. redarrow

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    It cost for hosting even that free these days.

    Zero start up as you get bigger does cost but only around $200 month but that on a 8 hour day £250 a day under £5.000 month.
     
  16. T2tkid

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    $10,000,000.
    What other information you want to know? Am not writing my monthly blog income report :)
     
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    Jeez chill just wanted to know for motivation <.<
     
  18. moneymagnet246

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    I've invested a little shy from $700 in this new project I'm working on (monetized by google adsense and amazon affil.) however I've only made a couple dollars... Only on page 1 for 3 keywords and I'm not even in the top 3 for anything yet. Still have some figuring out to do but let's hope I actually break even with this (by the way I'm only 4 to 5 months in and SEO takes quite some time).
     
  19. T2tkid

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    Relax. I know. But I make enough to not want to go back to a 9-5 work.

    From my personal experience, you will need to be ranking on the top 3 before you will see more $$. If you are on the first page, then you need to work a little hard to get to the top money spot (1-3)
     
  20. moneymagnet246

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    Let's just hope that's doable! This is the first time in my year and a few months that I've actually beaten the second page! There's only room for improvement as they say!