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I'm addicted

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by smash-wear.nl, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. smash-wear.nl

    smash-wear.nl Regular Member

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    I'm addicted, not weed, not coke, not beer. but I'm addicted to the statistics how much money I've earned. Every 10 minutes the day I look at the statistics on my computer. and when I go out then I check my Blackberry.
    I want to rehab but I do not know how. are people on this forum who suffer from it just like me.
     
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  2. Viko1

    Viko1 Regular Member

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    lol same here. I'm checking my stats even in the disco :D
     
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  3. smash-wear.nl

    smash-wear.nl Regular Member

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    the first thing I do in the morning when I wake up every day and this is serious
     
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  4. kallen

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    lol, yea, I kinda think that is a side affect of IM. I'm so addicted I choose my affiliate companies by how easy their stats are to get too. My favorite one emails me every time I make a sale. You CAN setup some software that will do that with most affiliate companies if you want to go to the trouble. I found it too confusing to set up tho.
     
  5. misulicus

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    try this:
    every day when u wake up, right before you open ur eyes repeat this words in ur head
    "I`m so filty rich, no need to check my earnings anymore"
    reapeat them like 10 times
     
  6. lonny41

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    Yeah, you're a stat whore, we all are, goes with the territory, no worries.
     
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    Agreed. If you aren't addicted, you aren't dedicated enough. The truth is, even a 5% variable needs to be studied and scrutinized to see WHY there is that variable, and then the reason needs to be exploited for maximum profit. I check stats on affiliate companies I havent promoted in MONTHS just to see if I made $1.00.
     
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    you just need to tell you that checking it all the time won't make you earn more or less money. :p
     
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    i had the same problem.

    I used parental control as rehab, I also took getclicky and analytics off of my sites !
     
  10. J1218

    J1218 Power Member

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    Why would you take analytics off your sites? How are you supposed to see how well or bad they are doing and know what to improve upon without any traffic stats to go off of?

    As for checking earnings stats, I've made it a habit to only do it once per day, and it's right before I'm about to hit the sheets.

    I used to be the same way where I'd be checking them every few hours, but I've found doing that can actually discourage you more if you haven't made another sale since the last time you checked. Even if it's been like a half hour and you know you shouldn't expect to see another sale in that time frame, your mind still says "damn, didn't make another sale yet."

    Maybe that's just how my mind works, but I feel much better checking everything right before I go to bed. It gives me something to think about while I'm layin there.
     
  11. vlerian

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    I'm not really addicted on checking "how much money I got"
    but more on "traffics, ranking, keywords, and such" stats.
    I'm checking statscounter, market samurai, and sescout more.
    Still, not a healthy habbit.
     
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    I check my stats everyday.....and I don't even make that much money!
     
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    same, always checking that new fresh sales notification emails love them

    when I am sitting in class and get another email it makes the time go a bit faster : )
     
  14. ahmeda2289

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    Same here check my stats constantly and sent to my email and funny story of how addicting this is, my phone beeped and knew I had a new email and want it to know if I had made a sale and out of habit, while in the middle of prayer I took my phone out to check my email lol :eek:, shpuld have seen the look on my father-in-laws face after prayer lol, very addictive but I LOVE IT because I am making money.
     
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    Hello, my name is Bogdan and I'm addicted as well. From statistics/adsense/affiliate stats/rankings to emails....I cannot go to sleep before doing all these, I don't finish coffee before I start seeing stats. :)
     
  16. smash-wear.nl

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    You will not believe it but I was now stuck in prison, I was arrested, I was in a nature reserve where you no dogs allowed. tha take my blackberry for 3 hours. I just thought how much money I made​​. When y was out of prison, i made ​​23.87 euros with seals.

    sorry for my bad english I use google translator
     
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    You have no idea how much time I waste in the day just sitting at my computer, staring at changing numbers.

    I've even set up a postback URL for all my CPA networks that stores daily earnings in a database then sends me a text message every hour with my earnings for the day...
     
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  18. fheaky

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    I do this too, even at school I occasionaly check my earnings. It's just nice to see how much you've made, and the best part; my money making is almost 100% autopilot so all I have to do is check my earnings. :)
     
  19. kupo

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    I know what you mean. But you can develop a tolerance to it like I have.

    Checking my stats just doesn't give me that much of a rush anymore like it used to. I need more, more, MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!! :chicken_w
     
  20. lizawwt

    lizawwt Registered Member

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    Wow.. I'm not the only one with this problem. Should I contact my AM to make some "login limit" to me? no more than three times a day may be. :D