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Lost $6000 In An Investment, Now Am Pretty Much Broke. Need Assistance Fast!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MicrosoftPoints, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. MicrosoftPoints

    MicrosoftPoints Regular Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I have been doing pretty good at internet marketing until I made a last minute incredibly stupid decision that lost $6000. I really just need some affirmative methods that will really rack in cash. I do not care if I need to work a lot, I just need some serious help if anyone is willing to share. I do not have much time. I quit my part time job because I was doing pretty well and now have to look for one but won't get it for a while since jobs are bad in my area. I am just asking if anyone can really PM me and help me get back on my feet, because I am depressed, pissed, and broke as balls. If someone could sincerely help me get back on my feet I would be extremely thankful. So if anyone is kind enough, please help me out and give me some assistance on what I could do, (that you or someone you know that is doing) that works. I know it sounds pretty stupid to ask, like why would you share your methods and saturate the market. I've met a lot of great people on here that have helped me get to where I am, but I hope to meet a few more that can help me get back there.

    Please, it would be greatly appreciated if you could share some methods of yours, of any sort as long as they are working for you. I need to make money now and cannot waste it on experimenting with things. What I was doing before was mostly whitehat and took some time to buildup and I cannot wait for it to prosper anymore, it takes too much time and that is one thing I do not have.

    Thanks so much and god bless you all.
     
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  2. fear91

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    Do the same thing that you did before.
     
  3. The Captain

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    I make kickass websites and hope they rate well in google... hope this helps.
     
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    What was the investment? Penny stock?
     
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    I go down the block with my hobo's best on and hold up my will work for food...lol seriously?? If anyone lets you in on their endeavor for raking in the cash please oh please let me know... I do little cpa myself which can bring in some good cash if done right... hope it helps...
     
  6. MicrosoftPoints

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    Thanks for the fast responses all I appreciate your caring.

    Well if I did what I did before it would take a month or two setting up 30 whitehat sites with an affiliate program of mine. Sure it would rack in a nice amount but the time is just what I do not have.

    I lost my money by purchasing a site on flippa. The conversion rate went horrible, the owner pretty much lied. I noticed this once I had more time with the site after the purchase. It had a 19k alexa rank great traffic then the server went down. Now 10k visitors a day to 2k. It is making pennies. I am just so sad.

    I have been getting into fb marketing but as of late I just haven't had enough money or motivation to get things running...I'm just losing hope everyone.

    I know a lot of methods and can try those but like I said I cannot waste my last bit of money experimenting on something that will go wrong. My part time job won't come for a while as well. :(
     
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    If you need money fast, probably the easiest and safest thing you could do would be to offer your services to people who are looking for freelancers to do article writing, graphics, etc. And, of course, ebay is good for selling off some of your stuff. It sounds like what you were doing in IM to make money is no longer working, so rather than stress out about finding new methods (which may require more time and money than you have at the moment), I think you should use a less-risky way to get some quick cash.
     
  8. MicrosoftPoints

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    That sounds good but that might not provide enough. Article writing is something I could definitely do but at 500 word articles selling for $3 or so I would have to write like 10 a day which would take around 3-4 hours and make $30. I could try this but I am trying to find something more efficient.

    Right now I am heading into fb marketing and using ********** to post on walls and also am trying to make fan pages but am having issues setting up this fbml code.
     
  9. coreyfmiller

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    IMHO if you dont have the time to manage/research/put in a full game plan on these ventures... I would exit the IM industry right now playing with that kind of money. Bad investments come up, I have my own things that fail and I dedicate a set amount of money towards riskier ventures... which I usually limit to %15 of my total IM income after taxes.

    While your not likely to find too many quick fixes to recoup that 6k just take it as a lesson learned.

    Or you could do what I would do in such a situation and take the time and start ranking it and building your own traffic.. You could take that 6k and actually make it work. Dont expect someone to ever give you a %20 return on your investments. You have to be willing to take that fucker by the horns, see what worked before... find new ways to make it work now.

    Create a facebook page and market it, create a squido lens and market it, create a shit load of spam... I dont know exactly what is going to work in your scenario... But DO IT!

    Or your third option is to do nothing and lose .

    Your call bro
     
  10. MicrosoftPoints

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    Yeah I am trying to sell it but that may not be possible. Thus I might have to work with it yet I would prefer a quick buck instead.

    I could do fb fine but I am not sure how to setup this fbml code lol

    I just want someone to tell me. Hey you know that fb method in the forum on here? Yeah the one where you do this or that? Well it works for me just fine and you might want to do this or that....you know some affirmation that some of this stuff is legitly working
     
  11. Cassius Ali

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    Why don't you create an eBook detailing the way you became successful and sell it on another site or through your own website?
     
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    I could do this, good idea. But my method is not necessarily unique. It is just using good blackhat seo tools and some whitehat know how and setting up good pages with an aff link.
     
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    Why dont you put out a list on here of your skills that have to do will the internet in general.

    Do you have any website design or programming skills?
    Can you write sales copy for autoresponders, sales letters or squeeze pages?
    Can you consult small business about online marketing?

    You can put up a couple of specific services for sale on some freelance sites...

    I could outsource a job or two to you depending on what you know... I have about 3 new jobs I need to work on. Each is about 200 - 1000 if you know how to code html, php and css...

    What type of lists do you have?
    You could try blasting out to them and hope some are business owners and offer something like ' Grow your business online - done for you Services ' or something to try to get a job. One job may bring you some quick cash if you can sell yourself to them...

    Just some ideas...

    Good luck!
     
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    Im feeling your pain bro. 6k is a lot. But if you cant get 4k + for that domain by flipping it... I would try and direct it back up to where it should have been.

    My best quess is that he had this site... was actually getting 10k a day... but G updated their algorithm, he dropped rank, sold it... now your only getting 2k a day.

    The domain itself at least has potential or so it seems. May honestly just be a google dance... you may come right back on top...

    Though in the interim, I would spend a little cash on backlinking, and making sure you have some solid hosting.

    Cheers,
    Miller
     
  15. MicrosoftPoints

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    I'm pretty good at writing articles and SEO. Anything involving programming is not my forte.

    I can generate squeeze pages and write sales copies too, that shouldn't be too hard.
     
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    Yeah at this point the site is getting most of its traffic from porn forums about 90% of them so there is no SEO done. IF someone wants to PM me and is maybe willing to help me get it some more exposure or wants to buy it I can sell it pretty cheap. So PM me and I will give the URL.

    Otherwise thanks for the ideas but I am still stuck at square one. I can be a freelancer, sure, and start what I was doing before, but I would like to do something with CPA that can rack in something big right now.
     
  17. gasman

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    2k a day is still really good traffic why don't you try remonotizing your site? I'm not sure what your site is about but if your getting adult traffic depending on what your site is about you could try some dating offers from sites like adult friend finder, you could put links for penis pills, sex toys, and sex how to guide ebooks. Also you could sell advertising on your site with that much traffic.
     
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    buy a dp account itraders. write and ebook. rehash some stuff. and sell it there.
     
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    I don't think there are any quick fixes or "fast money".. If you quit your job, you should have some extra time. I would suggest getting back on your feet by doing what you did before to make the 6k, the try avoiding risky investment.

    I don't think there is a "short cut" for what you are looking for
     
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