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I'm Going To Do IM [FULL-TIME] Am I Crazy?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Sombrero, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Hello BHW,

    I'm really impressed about those "Making Money" methods that I will work FULL-TIME to get big results. My name is Sombrero :dunce:, I'm 19 years old and I don't trust higher education, must kids are really duh and they think education is going to solve their money problems in the future (which is a fantasy because you must be really good to fit in a good company). I finished high school and I don't really want to waste time going to college but I would when money grows (there's chicks). :rolleyes:

    I believe you should do IM business in order to be successful in life (talking about money) and if you love it, you must work hard. I work doing web development, writings, gigs, videos, etc.. so, I earn money doing freelance jobs but is not enough (it covers human necessaries).

    My plan is going IM 8 hours a day, making plans, working hard, reading, posting ideas, etc..

    I will buy the Jr. Vip Status to commit myself, I really have passion for this and I'm excited about it. I trust BHW because I have earned a little bit money (cents) with the methods but I haven't put too much effort.

    Thank you guys!

    I will soon start my money quest (April 1. 2012). :eek:
     
  2. icemetal

    icemetal Junior Member

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    great to see that! and no your not crazy I wish you the best of luck:)
     
  3. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    Best to start now as you might look like an April Fool waiting until the 1st ;)
     
  4. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    I'd start by working more hours than that.

    Try 14 hours a day to start and then cut it down when you see some progress or can outsource.
     
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  5. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Hehe the reason is I still live with my parents and they bother me. :( I need to be alone with a relaxing background.
     
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  6. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    I can't, I need to earn money for food. :D The rest of the hours I will be working as freelance.
     
  7. bertbaby

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    Sorry, time for a reality check. Just throwing time at IM does not necessarily translate into making more money but just it gives you more time to waste on the Internet. Recommend you get a degree and go IM part-time. You'll never get this chance again and who the hell wants to be in front of a computer all day with all of those girls running around the campus. Yeah, I know riches beckon you with IM but in the long run you'll thank me!
     
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  8. Donkey Kong

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    You can take Meathead advice, this IM career is no joke and lot of stress, if you can manage your time and take care of distract source you gonna be alright.

    For five years in this IM, my biggest failed is I got distracted from a lot of things until I got freezing from action, until I realize what did, I lost a lot.
     
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    kegnum Senior Member

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    You end up doing this shizznit cause you think its easy money lol but I work 10 to 14 hours a day usually 7 days a week but it beats working for the man lol!
     
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  10. brainstorm1

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    I would suggest starting off with something else as a way to earn a living and then spending extra time doing IM. Once you have got yourself off the ground you can quit and do IM full time, but without the proper knowledge, experience, and network you WILL go hungry.

    I'm in school right now, but I'm building my earnings slowly. I write articles for peanuts right now while I am still in school, BUT once I graduate I will hopefully have some MNS and authority sites earning me a few thousand dollars.
     
  11. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Thank you guys I really appreaciate the comments.
     
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    dgaunn4114 Junior Member

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    Yeah dude, with that kinda attitude, you are gonna get nowhere. You need to start NOW and get CRAZY with it. Go download 10 ebooks from the download section. Skim them, pick the method that is the best, tweak it a bit and continue tweaking it until it makes you bank.
     
  13. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That is part time.

    I work that many hours before lunch time.
     
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    You get up at 4 in the morning..? :D

    OP: From my experience, I'd personally recommend staying clear of university all together. Take a gap year and work part time somewhere to get some steady/reliable cash coming in. Do IM in you spare time.
     
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  15. t0mmy

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    Firstly i'd say finish your education, and then as meathead said forget the 8 hours its a lot more than that at the start, tbh IM is more like a lifestyle than a job in that sense i mean your always doing IM pretty much all week i'm on my laptop doing one thing or another

    But yea doing IM full time ain't crazy its fucking great, 1 year ago i was sitting at home in ireland almost broke, i live in Madrid now and have a great time every weekend, but shit i slugged it out for the last year to even begin to enjoy it now

    But if you want it enough then you'll get it!
     
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    As a few others said, I would recommend that get a degree. I know it's not very entrepreneur-like of me to say, but it's always good to have a fall back plan. I'm in university at the moment, and still have time to work on IM and such. Now, I certainly am not able to work 12+ hours a day, but I do have enough time to make decent money on the side.
     
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    What you need to do is to finish your education first if you have it in your plans. Internet marketing will always be there. However, it has been proven that people without proper education control the wealth of the world. So do what your mind tells you.
     
  18. dennisyu

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    Everybody is talking about how many hours they work, like that's suppose to be impressive or something. Working 14 hours a day? Have fun with that. Lol.

    Once you learn the basics; stop reading and keep creating/testing new things.


    You seem to be really motivated, so dive right in. But don't rely on it. Have a backup plan.
     
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  19. MBW007

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    Have you considered getting a degree in marketing? IMO, The last 10 years would have been easier with a degree (of nearly any kind). In IM you really have to grind it out each and every day.
     
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  20. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Rgiht now I'm working part-time doing internet marketing for a small business, I'm doing freelance gigs and a little bit of IM. The thing is, I'm not comfortable living with my parents honestly so that really take me down. I'm a guy who needs his own environment (not an excuse) I tried already, I'm so much productive when I live alone.