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I'm a college student and beginner. Need advice

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by amir736, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. amir736

    amir736 Newbie

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    Hey guys!
    I hope everyone is doing well. I am a 19 year old college student about to start my sophomore year. I have been interested in SEO and have been studying it for the past year but have not actually put anything I learned to the test yet. I have been wanting to do SEO and probably make some side income while in college and hopefully by the time graduation comes, I can have a good decent income coming in. I would really appreciate any friendly advice and what would be the best thing a beginner could do to get the ball rolling. I have about 500 dollars to begin, is that enough to start? I have been thinking about ranking for local SEO terms in the medical field and while targeting suburbs, and offer to rent out the page for maybe 100-200 dollars a month. I also have thought about buying a starter site off flippa from a reputable seller and try to apply some SEO to the site and drive converting traffic to them. Most of these starter sites are websites that have just been registered the day before the listing, so no work has been done to them on the SEO side of things. I do plan on doing client SEO in the future, as soon as I get first hand experience in ranking. Let me know what you guys think and what would be your advice for a beginner. :D
     
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    500$ is really enough if you know how to use them properly. But if you don't know how to use them properly you will use everything and you will lose your hope. BTW, I'm 16 years and a High school guy, I'm making good amount of money but I'm learning and take action but don't invest until I get sucess with the free work.But I like to invest money to learning :) And first learn and then invest and get best ROI. Otherwise don't invest mate, you will lose everything

    Stay connected with this forum and do Google more and more. Watch video, Read articles and learn and take action :) You will fail, you will learn, you will get your ROI !

    All the best for your jounrey !

     
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    Man i only have one thing to say do not give up i've been lurking this forum for 2 years reading,but 5 months ago i decided to step in i've bought gsa, created some sites and tried to rank them i failed first time but i don't want to give so i encourage you to try, you will fail first time but eventually you will learn from your mistakes. Good luck.
     
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    What you need to do is get it wet before you dip it in. Sorry did not have time to read your full post.
     
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    Thanks man! Appreciate the advice, I hope you don't mind me asking but what tactics are working for you and bringing in money?
     
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    Appreciate it man, I know it wont come easy and I am willing to work for success. I'm in this for the long run. Keep doing what you do and you'll get there eventually. Good luck
     
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    hey bud! Start with fiverr.

    Once you're making $100-200 Per month.

    Next, start with meadhead's method. Do this night and day until you see $50/day.

    From this point on, your options are endless. Youtube + CB, Authority site, Etc. There are so many different routes.

    Good luck!
     
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    I'm doing Adsense,CPA, email list building and now-a-days started doing Niche blogging :)

     
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    Hey that's a great plan actually, I appreciate it! Just a quick question, is it important to start with fiverr, or could i head (no pun intended) straight into meathead's method? Meathead's method doesn't seem expensive to start. Either way, I'll definitely see what gigs I can start selling on fiverr.
     
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    My experience in college is that you litteraly learned nothing. You will learned most of the stuff through your own experience and through your job. College is a waste of time and money. Stay in college if you are not ready for the outside world and to find yourself. Other than that, goodluck.
     
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    This is bad advice. If you didn't learn anything in college then its likely your fault. If you live in any first world country college is practically a necessity (unless you're doing IM full time of course :))
     
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  12. PureHustle

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    multi-tasking is a double-edged sword. I recommend finding success within one project before moving on. Its better to see 50% progress on one project instead of 10% progress between 5 projects.

    I personally tried to multi-task, it didnt work for me. I wasted like 6 months.

    Create 20 different gigs on fiverr. create custom thumbnails and write a compelling description. Make sure you have something to offer above your competitors (delivery time, word count, backlink count ect).

    Once this is done, move on to working on meatheads method. Set up your gigs and wait for orders to come. while waiting just focus on meathead's method.
     
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    If you learn nothing then you learn that college is not the only way to go in life. No matter how much of a waste of time you may think college is, you may meet people who can shape your life, despite college education.
     
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    Yea I see. I guess thats what I'm going to do, appreciate the help man!
     
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    Man, invest in yourself first. You can find all you need for free with Google. I'd suggest you to start with Fiverr/Odesk (jobs example: writer, create landing pages , copywriting etc).

    If you don't have any IM skill atm don't worry, google it, buy a book, study and take action! If you study a new skill let's say for 3 hours a day, after one month you'll have 90 hours of learning experience which is better than people who don't improve their life.
    Remember just improve every day at least 1% of your skills/life and set small goals to reach big goals! Good job!
     
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    Appreciate the advice! Will do
     
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    I have never seen such a simple post explain my trials and tribulations so well.