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How to get people onboard with your big ideas?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Malificent, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Malificent

    Malificent Newbie

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    I have had some hefty inspiration lately and a really big vision of where I could go with my current site... I feel like I'm on the brink of the next Huffington post within my niche.

    But I am no Arianna - I don't even really know where to being with delegating and getting people on board.

    It seems like everyone that I speak to about it, doesn't see it...

    I really need a little team to get onboard with me to make it work. How to go about finding that team or expressing myself in a way that people get it? It's frustrating. Everyday I just have to dig deep and vow to try to figure it out alone.

    I'm just ranting really. This seems like such a lonely game. :/
     
  2. The illustrator

    The illustrator Regular Member

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    Most people don't have the same interests in Internet Marketing. Actually 99% of people just don't want to hear me speaking about goals for my site or ideas for future sites. I have found it just as difficult to keep peoples attention. It's almost baffling how people are NOT interested in these things. But hey, that's the difference between us and them. They are content with their roles in the rat race, and the idea of escaping that doesn't interest them.
     
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  3. Malificent

    Malificent Newbie

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    Yes that's it. Thing is I am a writer and have a good circle of writer friends. I was sure they'd lap this up and that we could all share a vision and create something wonderful. Seems that despite their past complaints, really they are happy with their contracts and writing to spec - which I am trying to carve a path away from. Sigh.
     
  4. aBoss

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    It depends on the person. Most people go by numbers. PM me your business plan if you want my straight up input
     
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  5. TheRock126

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    That is currently my problem also. I've got a pretty slick idea about money making online. But SEO in my country is like an orphan, no one care and no one pay attention. They're concern with getting a good job for a company that will grind them like slaves for 300$ a month and they'll pound their chest and tell themselves it was 'good work'. Suck for them.
     
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    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    I don't think that's particularly true. As soon as you mention how much money someone could make, their ears suddenly perk up.

    OP: It's hard to advise you without knowing where you're at with the project. People hear entrepreneurs talk about how their idea is the next best thing every day. No one will care until you slog it out to make it work on your own. You have to prove that you're motivated enough to make it work and that the idea is worth backing.
     
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  7. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    What are you asking? You get people onboard by paying them. No one cares about your big idea. We hear supposed brilliant ideas day in and day out. Don't care. Pay me. Bill collectors don't care about your next big idea. The chances of your big idea being anything is slim.
    The Internet isn't losing out on yet another news site that just spins content from someone else.
     
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  8. The illustrator

    The illustrator Regular Member

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    Then pay them to write articles for you, and start your own Viral Social media site! ;)
     
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  9. Malificent

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    Yes, y'all are right. I'll slog it out and make it work by myself until I am in a position to pay people.
     
  10. DarkHamaru

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    If you want people to support your website idea, you will need to be clear on your vision. It isn't that people don't care about business opportunities; most of the time, they simply don't understand new concepts. Are you sure that you are explaining things correctly?
     
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  11. Malificent

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    Well, with my fellow writers I thought my vision was obvious but the poster aBoss in this thread, has made me realize I need an actual business plan...

    Right now, I'm offering a dream and not a business.
     
  12. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    The problem that you have is ideas are entirely worthless. Zero. Zilch. Nada. Nil. Nothing.

    You're the only one who cares about your idea. Nobody else cares about it.

    People will start paying attention when you start executing your idea, and then you'll get others on board.
    Right now, you're just talking. And the only people who get excited by talking about ideas are the people who invariably never do anything about them anyway, and those are certainly not the people who you need to help you execute!
     
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  13. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    The good thing with you though is that you are open to improving. Most people simply stay with the "i have an idea" thing. So cheer up, it will be a ton of work and pain but it's worth it.
     
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    Two ways to get people on board with you.

    1. Pay them.

    This is the easiest part but you don't have money, fuck.

    2. Previous success.

    Probably you also don't have this one. Usually if you show people that you have succeeded in previous projects ( they can even be smaller ) people will join you.


    You have a dream, it not even an idea or plan, and you don't have anything to back it with, like experience or money.
     
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