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How to convince my parents that IM isn't bs ?

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  1. luckyhunter4ever

    luckyhunter4ever Registered Member

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    Hey guys , its me luckyhunter .

    Today I was talking to my parents about my IM plans , while we were discussing it he and my mom didn't take me seriously at all ( I was really serious about it )

    anyways they say its a waste of time and stuff like this ... I am not a spoiled brat and I love my parents but they really got me mad , my dad sayed show me results and the problem is that am still new and learning , how ever mom is just saying its fake and full of lies ...

    My main question is how to make my parents believe that IM isn't Bs . please don't tell me to show them my earning because I am a total noob who is still learning .

    thanks in advance
     
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  2. Winternacht

    Winternacht Junior Member

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    i can tell you from my experience that showing them your earnings will "convince" them in an instant, otherwise they always will try to bullshit this whole thing.
     
  3. Exaalion

    Exaalion Regular Member

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    Heres my take on this,

    You don't need to.

    Go through the learning process first, without talking too much about it.

    Start talking about it when you can actually show them results.
     
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  4. testdrive

    testdrive Regular Member

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    Show them a BIG FAT CHECK...
    Move out....

    Oh.. buy a nicer car and rent a nicer place than your parents..
     
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  5. docvet95

    docvet95 Junior Member

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    I was 15 when I was talking to my parents about my IM plans. They didn't believe there was any way whatsoever that I could make enough money using just the internet to buy myself a car. Let's just say 2 years and $70,000 later, they were convinced. My point is, why do you have to convince them? Actions say more than words. They might not believe in you, but that shouldn't stop you from making money.
     
  6. Twixx

    Twixx Supreme Member

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    I think that most people that are a little younger (still living with their parents) have this problem. People that doesn't use the internet very much just don't trust it, and thinks that everything there is bs and fake / illegal etc.

    As Exaalion said, just start working, and when you make some money, show it to them and they won't bother you again. ;)
     
  7. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    Do as your parents want but keep IM as hobby until it becomes a viable business and you can transgress.
    Being n IM isn't always plain sailing and you'll need some real world skills for when your projects fail and
    you have to start all over again.
    I cant tell you how many times I had to go back on the construction site to make enough to set my stall
    out again.
     
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    SocialFire Regular Member

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    Show them this forum.. im sure that will convince them haha
     
  9. oscilay

    oscilay Regular Member

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    Better work on your IM projects instead of wasting time trying to convince your parents. I think is best just to try and keep things for yourself, even if you bank hard.
     
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    erickishere Elite Member

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    When you have free time considering you're young, work super hard in I.M and show them the earnings
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Very good advice here.
     
  12. sienna

    sienna Junior Member

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    Just work hard and prove them wrong.
    A lot of people don't know that making money online is possible.
    When I started freelancing no one believed that it was a "real" job too.
    But when I got my biggest break (worked for a medical publishing company)
    it was only then that people around me realized that earning from home is possible.

    Good luck! :)
     
  13. BlackFrost

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    Just the same as everyone else has said; Show them the results when you have them, until you can show them that they will never believe you. Hell, I have to convince myself every time I come back to IM lol
     
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  15. moneyokay

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    Well, my parents supported me but they never thought I was serious about this. But after I cashed my first $1000 everybody was amazed. I just turned 17 and I'm doing this for 1.5 years already. In general people are amazed when I tell them how much I earn via Internet, it's quite nice to be independent at such a young age. Start learning about IM and don't quit, even if it takes some time to see results.
     
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  16. samatar_h

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    you shouldn't have told them. tell them when you make some money.
     
  17. dar1x

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    Bring them money and they will shut up, until you can make any money you are not doing IM after all, you are just learning and you don't need to tell your plans while you are learning, first learn something, find something where you are good at, start making some cash ( you don't need to earn 10k a month, even 1k a month will be a lot for your parents for a start considering that you are not leaving your home to earn that ) and then they will not bother you anymore.
     
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    Show them money.
     
  19. Vonais

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    Shove $$$ up their asses.
     
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    Type "payday loans" or "online casinos" into Google. Show them the results. Show them all the freelancer-websites out there. Go to Flippa and show them the auctions. Search for news articles about succesful online businesses. Or even go to any website and point out how they have banner ads... Or this forum...

    If they don't see how you could make money on the internet after that, they're goddamn idiots.