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Information Overload - Fail

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by abernok, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. abernok

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    You made a lot of money when you started to internet marketing but now you earning zero ?
    You have a lot of method to try but cant start anything ?
    Are you closing/give up your new project in one week ?

    You have information overload syndrome. Welcome to club.

    Is there any guy feeling the same ? How did you handle that ? How do you get back to race in this situation ?
     
  2. BuildMoreLinks

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    yes feeling the same right now and now will be trying stuff instead of reading/thinking.
     
  3. abernok

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    Anyone with same syndrome ?
     
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    To over come with this i had been facing that for starting a new project.
    It's better to write down first all of what you wanted to get done.

    Then priorities according to your choice.
    Then start one by one and make small steps for each sub-task in that with deadline.

    So most possibly you will end up getting something.

    And for getting out of that thing better to start without thinking anything
     
  6. fastlinks

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    format the pc and restart from zero :)
     
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    People go to university for years to learn about a subject, IM is much the same. I would say its on an even deeper level of complexity, because you need theoretical knowledge as well as a wide variety of skills, problem solving abilities, ability to learn on the fly and then put together in a practical way. Its a lot to manage in the beginning. I felt stuck for a good few years before I made a dime through any affiliate product. I started as a copywriter because I was fairly good at writing, honed my skills... learned the background ops behind big marketers... then ventured onto my own projects.
     
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    This happened to me a few years ago, it was one of the main things that killed my "Marketing Career".

    I made a bunch of cash off Facebook early in 2011, but spent all day reading forums and trying random shit after my methods dried up, and I was never able to produce another winner. I quit due to personal reasons (heroin addiction) and started again a few months ago. I learned my lesson, but its still hard to avoid.
     
  9. Kalle9

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    Organize your thoughts. Make lists. Write out a plan.

    For example :

    • I have a list of software I want to learn, ranked by the order I want to purchase them & how it benefits my goals.
    • Speaking of goals, you need to set some. Start big and then drill them down into smaller attainable goals that help you get to the big goal. For example, my goal is to make $20 a day of X website. Break that down into smaller goals, objectives and tasks. A task could be work on driving traffic by building 2.0's, or something like that.
    • I have a notebook I call projects. This is where I write down each idea that interests me that I can come back to at a later time and research or add something. This kind of helps me to stop going down multiple rabbit holes and focus on what I am doing right now. For example, I have a page on creating a successful product to sell on Clickbank. So when I feel like it I may add some thoughts and research to it or I may finally decide this isn't a project worth my time or that its time to start focusing on that project now.
    • I have a note book for each of my websites. I write down tasks I want to do. Such as, add content weekly. Make more 2.0's.
    • I move tasks over to a daily planner. So on Monday I plan to write 1 blog post for X website. Tuesday I am going to create a new 2.0 and add 1 article. And honestly, sometimes I just am not up for doing it so I move it to another day.

    Checking things off my list is satisfying.
     
  10. Brainstorm389

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    I face(d) this more than I could handle.

    My way of dealing with it is the following :

    Make an EXHAUSTIVE list of things you NEED, WANT, and COULD do.

    Doesn't matter if it takes you days to complete the list. Just do it.

    Then, organize the list into the things that you really want to do and are comfortable doing. You will know in the first second which these are. For example, I can't stand copywriting/newsletter creation/banner creation anymore. I'd rather picking my nose everyday than create ONE single banner in photoshop. Even if it's the easiest thing for me.

    So you now have your list arranged into things you will do by yourself, and things that should be outsourced.

    Out of all this mess, cos it's still a mess, you must find the group of things that will lead you to creating something for either the long term, or the most profitable way ( long-short tem it really doesn't matter here ).

    Start with ONE project at a time and make it as perfect as you can. Outsource the work needed to be done by others then set up to THREE goals for that project. For example : ranking goals, income goals, further additions goals etc.

    Then take a break and start over for your next project, while doing maintenance work on the first. And on and on.

    This might take a year or even two if it's something important and not a B-list blog or something, so you have to convince yourself that you can do it and it's worth it otherwise you're wasting your own time.

    *edit*

    I also found that hiding from some people from FB/real life intentionally made me work like a maniac. Had no distractions and could actually not speak to the phone or lurk on FB. Turn off all distractions and focus on your long term target doing short-term steps one at a time.