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I Borrowed USD10k from My Mom to Build a KW Research Tool

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by WinningIO, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. WinningIO

    WinningIO Regular Member Premium Member

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    Follow My Journey - I convinced my parents to lend me USD10k to Build the Best Keyword Research App on the market. It's a very ambitious project but I think I have what it takes to do it. On a side note, I also moved out of my parent's house and joined a co-working space this week so I can be more productive.

    I'm a newbie at SEO and Internet Marketing but I have background in software engineering with a local company here in Kuala Lumpur.

    I tried both Market Samurai and Long Tail Pro and both these softwares couldn't do exactly what I wanted, they were either slow, or too complicated. Since I'm a long time lurker on BHW, I was wondering if any of you guys would be interested in following my journey from buying domains, hiring programmers, and marketing the software?

    I will do a day-to-day update or once every 3-4 days if there's not much going on. We're totally bootstrapped.

    I will also be sharing my monthly revenue progress and goal.

    Post if you're interested to hear more about my journey, what exactly you'd like to read about, what features you want, basically anything that will help me build the best keyword research app on the market.


    Here's to 2014! :drinking2
     
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  2. abhi007

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    Do let me know would love to beta test your tool :)
     
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  3. wheewilly

    wheewilly Registered Member

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    Look at Term Explorer for some idea's
     
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  4. optimistic

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    Good luck with your journey. I need a beta copy ;)
     
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  5. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    You could also do a little market research and ask people who do SEO what type of problems they are having with keyword tools. :p
     
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  6. durchi

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    Check out SECockpit if you ever run out of inspiration or ideas.
     
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    Indeed. OP, maybe what you think is a major problem - is just a major problem for you and the avg. SEO person would not think the problem was so big that there needed to be a new software that could solve the "problem".

    Do some more research before you go all in. Make sure there is a PROBLEM that people NEED solved.


    All the best.
     
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    I'm interested, hope you can do it
     
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    KELLOGGS Supreme Member

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    That's a big loan to spend on something you have limited experience in.

    Best of luck though and count me in for one of those beta copies.
     
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    If I had 10k I would invest in some really great content + crazy strong SEO = $$$ everyday passive income. ;) But I wish you the best.
     
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    I am interested in hearing about your experiences. All the best to you.
     
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    will follow you. do you have any ideas about nice features you want to include?
     
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    woow, this is a kick-ass journey, you are very ambitious buddy, good luck
     
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    Good Luck
    And I'm ready to be your beta tester
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Have a feeling this will be the biggest bullshit thread yet. No offense OP, just say'in.
    If by the slimmest of chances you are for real and this is legit then I wish you luck.
     
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  16. ok888

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    Dont touch a penny of that money before u have solid plan in hand


    Trust me $10k is not alot it can be gone faster than u know


    Goodluck with your joureny
     
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    Just remember: just because you build it doesn't necessarily mean they will come! Besides building a better product you need a real marketing plan as well. Good Luck!
     
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    btw what was your last banned nick on BHW ??
     
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    Haha, interesting approach. Good luck with that, now you need to work for both yourself and your mum, huh? :)
     
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    This will be quite interesting and without a doubt the most ambitious journey that I've seen recently.
    As other people suggested make sure you have a solid plan before you start spending money and do a good research on what improvements people look for.
    Good luck with your journey will be looking forward to see the results :)
     
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