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I am a(nother) desperate guy not making money yet

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by silver, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. silver

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    This post may pull a lot of hate and flaming because posts of desperate people that don't make money pop up more and more frequently, I hate to be one of those people,

    I have been reading a lots of stuff in the forum, read a lot of ebooks, did a lot of research, but I haven't made much money yet, I stood and think for a minute that I read a lots of methods but I don't get to try it myself(EDIT: when I read about a method, I start thinking about negative points like how hard is to do that and similar stuff and I always end up leaving the thread), just memorize it and then go on to see whats the next hot thread. I see people writing stuff like "Go out and try it, you will make money", "All you have to do it work and it will pay off" and I can clearly see that there is a problem. Maybe I am not motivated enough, but I am very pissed off because of the hours spent and no money made, maybe I am not good enough at applying things. I can setup websites, design stuff, code something, it's all good at doing this kind of stuff but I can't

    Also, it may be that I have no money to invest, although I have some domains and good free hosting, I am from Greece and I only got a paypal account and maybe this is more "de-motivating" to me, I can't take checks either.

    I am desperate enough to start this thread and post this kind of stuff which may seem meaningless to some but I hope someone will help me and give me some advice.
    Another reason I am posting this is because I feel better now, and while I wrote this I came to think about some stuff that I didn't care before.

    Thank you all BHW members :)
     
  2. nohero

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    I have a similar problem of reading a thread, and then leaving it and looking at others. My advice would be to stick to something, at least long enough to see a bit of profit. You'll be motivated to make more, and be able to keep on going.

    _Now if I could follow my own advice ~_~
     
  3. netjedi

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    I think i know what is the problem and you do know the problem yourself, if you know that you're having negative thoughts then stop it :)

    If you wanna make money online, be successful in whatever you do you first need to eliminate the negative thoughts. Secondly stick with one method first!
     
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  4. valwardon

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    Hey silver great free advice . check out the second link in my sig :)
     
  5. darkness2012

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    Just do it. Pick One.

    I'm just getting started too, at some point stop reading and downloading ebooks and start one one project.

    Choose one and start.

    --Proud owner of his first autoblog
     
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    After that you're on your way to success! no worries :)
     
  7. valwardon

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    Ha netjedi you know you and I it apears thinks the same . Making money is all about attitude and dedication .

    As said inhttp://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/making-money/35203-tribute-wakkaoakas-million-dollar-magic-button.html if you can not make money online it is not about the method . It is all about you .

    If you are sucessful online you can be successful anywhere .
     
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  8. Patrat

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    Sorry to start with, this is not a personal rant at you and no harm intended.

    I hate people with attitudes like this! They are all the same, they jump into some form of internet marketing thinking 'Yeah I am gunna get rich!' and find out about blackhat methods for quick cash. They think its going to be easy money. Then they find out you have to put time and effort into it, they moan and groan that their not earning money.

    Advice: Nothing in life is free, there is no quick route to success, there is no magic button, it all takes time, effort and hard work. Just because you can startup with $0 doesn't mean your gunna earn $$$$$$$$.

    Just read one method, set it up, work at it (yes lots of time and effort is needed - it doesn't work overnight! Once you got the hang of it - then automate it and move onto next method! Its that simple in theory but not in practice, try new angles/twists, be creative etc- if your lazy and can't be bothered this is not the place for you get a 9-5 job and have someone tell you what to do!!!

    Forum Suggestion: Can people please stop posting about not earning money and go actually do some work that will earn them money.

    If you say your good at designing, developing, setting up websites offer the community a service. For example a problem for many noobs is getting accepted into networks - offer a cheap business website solution for them. You could even do sales and landing pages.

    Sorry 4 the rant again just my 2pence.
     
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  9. valwardon

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    Very nice and very very true Patrat but I disagree with you on one point.

    Yes there is a magic button !!!! That magic button is YOU !
     
  10. bvb

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    geez.. not another one of these..
     
  11. valwardon

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    You see the author in his own writing has told exactly where he could make soem money .

    Silver you know every webpage I have made I have had to pay someone to do it for me . All the stuff you just listed is stuff that I or others can not do .

    People like me do pay to have stuff like this done for us .

    Now please be adviced you are not going to get rich off this but if you go to a site like getafreelancer or what not you can make a decent amount of money.
     
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    I second Val over where....there's no better way but to start as a freelancer online and then slowly learning to make profitable websites (and probably sell them off the blackhat way :D).....in all possibility , you need to build up a start up capital by working online and after that you can possibly venture out to dominating your own creative sectors.
     
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  13. silver

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    Thank you all for posting, I will try to reply to your messages

    Thank you for the advice, I will try to focus on one method and not calm down until I get some profit, pretty much as an exercise, good luck with your earning =]
    It's hard to fight against "yourself", it is hard to eliminate your own nature and it takes time to change the way you think and act, I am unlucky to be like this but I will fight it, and everyone which has a similar problem should :D

    I will :)

    That's what I will do, I will pick an easy method and focus on it and don't give up until I get some profit.

    I am willing to work hard, I am having a psychologic and motivational problem here and this post is to see some posts from people that will help me overcome it, I did not expect from anyone to post his method on quick cash.

    I am old to internet marketing, not aiming for big cash & to be rich, but I want to see some cash in my account at last.

    Thank you for your advice once again valwardon :), I was thinking of offering my services as a freelance designer/coder but I preffer doing these stuff like a hobby but if I have to I will. I am looking into making money as an affiliate, from CPA offers, etc and my skills come handy.

    Once again, THANK YOU all for your posts, I am off to sleep, I will work hard tomorrow (really :))
     
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  14. Stmik

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    It is because these people are looking for "get rich quick" plans, which don't exist. That is why the second they see any money making idea thats extended over a long time period they just leave their 2 cents and move on to another thread, which will put them back at step 1
     
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    I know how you feel - I went from one thread to another in this great forum.
    But, like some of the guys have said, pick one method and try that for a few weeks.

    I did after months of going from one method to another and I have just got my first BH cheque for just over $200.

    Nothing compared to some of the guys here but its a start - the only way is up :D
     
  16. jammie

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    Instead of trying to "motivate" you or flame or bitch about this, i'm gonna try and help! =]

    What do you currently know? what methods do you understand "the clearest" i.e. say you want to start a simple adsense blog, how much of it could you do without any help in any aspect?

    Choose your method you want to use, let us know here, and tell us how you want to go about doing it.

    Once you know in your head what you're going to do, how you're going to do and when you plan on putting into effect, thats when you'll see tangable gains (i.e. money). you can't act until you know what you want to do.

    So, what are your plans? what do you need help on? and what don't you understand?

    Maybe we can get the ball rolling and help you and some others here!
     
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  17. syngenetic

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    I had the same problems, but I learned the hard way that results take time to show up.
     
  18. jammie

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    You gotta sow seeds if you want a plant to grow later on ;)

    gotta plant alot if you want some nice big money trees :p
     
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    I had the same problems when I began! I began coding to create custom apps that I could use, cloakers, content gen's, etc now I do see results. Find your skill and act on it, designing, writing, etc. It does take time, but it works. I don't really mess with methods that depends on other sites (mysp3c3, hifiv3, s0cial n3ts, etc) I stick to SEO. Find a skill and act on it! good luck.
     
  20. infoworld2u

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    You know speaking from a new person here I know its not my angle but here is the truth. Making money online takes a certain mentality. You have to step back take a breath and look at the big picture. Focus on ONE good thing and put some quality effort into it before you move on to the next. These guys in these forums know what they are talking about. Just stay committed to one thing and improve on it and you will make money.