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IM Changed My LIFE

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Haspel, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. Haspel

    Haspel Power Member

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    It saddens me that a lot of people still doubt that there is money to be made in IM... I hope the screenshots below will convince atleast a few of you to keep going. What you see is revenue from some of my good years I dont deal with IM a lot at the moment. Atleast not in a way that many people see it here. I dont do seo or focus on getting pinterest likes etc I try to focus on a real business that can bring me stable and recurring income (PS my yearly income dropped by 50% due to that but atleast i dont fear that i can be banned from a network or worry about my future income)

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    Now im expecting that many people will ask me how did i achive such income...Well it was pretty simple. I was always going for the easy way and what i did is something that most of you are already familiar with.

    Ranking parasite properties for high traffic keywords and redirecting the users to a cpa offer

    Creating webview android/windows phone apps from cpa offers

    And a lot of other BS some of which is no longer allowed for discussion here ;)


    PS: Point being there is no magic key or formula even the simple stuff works as long as you scale it and treat it as business and full time income. It might take some time but damn it will probably work in the end.... i started doing IM full time in 2004 it took me years to start making some real money and even longer to realize that IM should be treated as a business and not as a churn and burn scheme.

    PSS: I want to thank all my friends in BHW for being there for me and for all the ideas and brainstorming in the past 7 years it really made what i am atm and for every new guy here

    REMEMBER EVERYONE WAS A NEWBIE AT SOME POINT PUSHING FORWARD IS WHAT WILL YOU SEPARATE YOU FROM THE REST
     
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  2. asap1

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    Great stuff, Ill be at your level soon lol
     
  3. Haspel

    Haspel Power Member

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    As long as you push forward and dont give up... I remember back in 2007 a few of my good friends got nice jobs in good companies and i was doing... well SHIT to be honest :) Always trying something going for the next big thing but nothing to compare to a nice salary. I woke up every morning worried that ill be a failure and what I do will amount to nothing but i kept pushing. Now i beat all of my friends as far as income goes.Was it worth it? Well a nice salary and peaceful living is nice but thats nothing that I aim for I always wanted to do more try and succeed in the impossible and it payed out in the end hopefully it will continue to do so :D
     
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  4. senzu

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    Thanks for the inspiration. Even my wife thinks I'll make nothing out of IM. After months, I'm finally making some chump change. I intend to keep going until I make enough to invest into some offline businesses as well. The more ppl tell me I'll fail the more motivated I am to prove them wrong.
     
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    OP are you into emailing?

    I know flex got offers that allow email traffic mostly...
     
  6. Haspel

    Haspel Power Member

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    Keep going it will be worth it in the end. Think of online business as a grocery store ( i know its a weird comparison) but pretty much everyone can open a grocery store in the offline world there are not hidden techniques or something, same goes for IM everyone can make money as long as you treat it as real business. The only difference is that 99% of the population still dont see the internet as a place where they can make money :) which leaves a lot of space for people like us
     
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  7. Haspel

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    Never tried mailing really I used flexoffers because they brokerage offers from CJ and Linkshare.Both of those are really strict as far as promotion goes I could never got accepted in Walmart for example from Linkshare but since Flexoffers brokerages the offer I had no issues getting in even if the % commision was low it was worth it.


    PS: To all the people who have issues with promoting big companies.., check

    Flexoffers
    Viglink
    Skimlinks

    Those are brockerage networks that willl allow you to promote big brands without any questions. The commision will be a bit lower but considering the brands you can promote without having a reputable site or experience its worth it.
     
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  8. rabbitking

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    You changed your life and did it with IM. Just the way you address something mentally
    makes a big difference. I am happy to see your success! ;)
     
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    Nice job man! This won't just inspire noobs this should inspire most marketers afaic.

    Only thing I'm confused about is you said you don't do SEO but you 1 of the things you do is parasites... which is SEO.

    {Do|Did} you boost those parasites with spam or pbn's? Would be nice if you could say a few more words about what you do. I understand the whole concept of "building a business" but I'd love to hear more details about HOW you did it. Like how you drive the bulk of your traffic per say.

    Cheers,

    -BB
     
  10. ColonelSoldier

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    Inspiring, reminds me of the compounding profits each year.... Sometimes we forget how far we've come
     
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    Great stuff man, congrats :cool: , Quite inspiring & yeah pushing forward is the real thing i totally agree. Congrats again mate :You_Rock_
     
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    That's exactly how I feel right now... thanks for the confidence boost. Time to get busy! :)
     
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    Ranking parasites is what he used to do. Not anymore.
     
  14. nutserious

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    Really nice earning but when you get a traffic with over a million click, you will bank bard. The hard part is getting those million clicks from premium countries which these days is extremely difficult unless you got connection with high end brands names like Huffington Post etc.

    You are describing me right now, my current state. My university pals got nice jobs here, some went for Masters who will end up a secure job. Although it does make me envy a little bit as they got a really stable way of making a living but here I am, in front of my PC with not much in the bank.

    I just have a dream of having a strong online business, being popular in my country with some sort of "celebrity" for a rag to rich story, running couple of brick and mortar company [large chain super market, residential construction, car/equipment rental], being in the financial business... I just I had all of it, like a TRUE businessman. The power!

    But right now when I think about the current situation I'm in, I should just give up and go do Masters and land any job, whatever pays the bills I guess. But this dream will always be in my head.

    Only if dreams came true.
     
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    Great post and very inspiring but then I'd expect nothing less from you. Great to see people out there pushing and pushing to achieve their dreams and then sharing it with others to show them that it is possible.

    Well done mate :)

    Shez
     
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    You also describe me, finished college, went on a small overseas trip with Internet Money (IM) lol... and never came back, that was 14 months ago... Seeing everyone else from college go for Masters, PhD, Doctors etc....
    It's not even how much you have in the bank, in the past 6 months I've been -20k as well as +20k, just know that keeping at it we all gonna get that IM cash eventually ;)
     
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    Yes, i hope "eventually" comes soon. Everyone in my family is telling me to go abroad. and do masters but I really don't want to do it. I keep telling them I'm working on something and don't need my master or university degree. I just need to prove them wrong and catapult really hard over my peers.

    Like why the hell should I do it if it's a way to get a "job" which pays well. For crying out loud, some people on BHW are making excess of 120, 000 annually. If IM doesn't work, I will have skill for Web Development which is in demand or enter Android development field. All of it is possible with existing online free courses.


     
  18. TeKn1qu3z

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    You are really great to have such income, however I heard some good things from pinterest in the past for making money from affiliate sites.
    It's easy to promote on pinterest that drives good traffic converts into sales. I am a member for pinterest from last 2 years but never tried to promote afiliate marketing links, images on it. I used skimlinks on my travel blog, but nothing made for me.
     
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    Those screenshots are quite impressive. Why did you quit IM if you were doing so well?
     
  20. Haspel

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    I said I dont do seo anymore. Back in the day I used to but it wasnt anything advanced I just blasted web 2.0s with social links mostly. I was more focused on picking the right web 2.0 that can easly rank for a specific niche. The way i see it google likes diversity (or atleast it used to) so for me the game was mostly guessing what would google like to see for the specific query.. like should there be a video there or a news article,fb page etc. The key was finding a niche with a lot of keywords and a generic not so spammy offer to push I used to do coupons in 2011-2013 and had around 500-700 web 2.0s ranking for different brand name coupons at any time.


    I have nothing against pinterest :) thats just the first thing that poped in my head while I was writing the thread.

    I never said I quit IM i just switched my focus on more sustainable things like buying traffic creating products etc.
     
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