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Let's create a Mistake List [Idea]

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by RafaViQ, May 18, 2016.

  1. RafaViQ

    RafaViQ Power Member

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    I have been doing IM on and off for about 1-2 years now and have made a lot of mistakes that I could have prevented if someone had told me or commented it somewhere. It was my fault probably for not checking the search bar or because I didn't google my doubts. So, I wanted to create a list with all the mistakes we made in our IM journey, so newbies can prevent them or people who are starting in a new IM area.
    What do you guys think?
     
  2. RafaViQ

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    *Or not exactly a list, just a thread where people can comment the mistakes*
     
  3. javabro

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    Mistake 1: Reading Blackhat Lounge threads
     
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    # Listened to/Told people who don't matter or have any idea what I was doing, people are afraid of hard work and loves to be "Average" and they try their best to take everyone down to their level.

    # Didn't invest wisely+Didn't manage my finances

    # Didn't manage my time efficiently

    # Went after a lot of money making methods at once ultimately getting nothing out of 'em

    Praise to the Lord, I overcame everything after 4 years of trials and errors, and now after 8 years in IM, am making the amount of money most people in my country can't even fathom, and I haven't even started yet.
     
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  5. RafaViQ

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    - Spent $100 in churn and burn backlinks to a site without doing proper competition analisys and didn't rank well.
    - Bought an IG account without checking socialblade stats.
    - Spent all the money on my Paypal account in one day and got limited.
    - Just got my site (which was making $1300 a month) deindexed because I was using spun, duplicated content.
    - Lost a lot of time by no focusing in one traffic source at a time.
     
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    Didnt take action on an idea
     
  7. Luka19

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    1. not being patient!
    2. only one source of income is the biggest mistake!
    3. giving up after first fail. i had lots of fails back in 2014 in pinterest marketing but analyzing this errors gave me chance for massive success!
     
  8. webthisway

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    My biggest fail was not doing proper research. Just because a niche or a product appeals to you doesn't mean it will will be profitable. Not doing complete market and competitive analysis is just setting yourself up to waste a ton of time and money.

    Lesson learned. It won't happen to me again.