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lost my job and everything... what do I do now??? what would you do??? help me make money!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by onlineshoppin4u, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. onlineshoppin4u

    onlineshoppin4u Newbie

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    so I lost my job the other day and my friend told me to get on this site and ask you guys what you would do in a situation like this. So I only have 100 dollars left, I have a new bank account, google checkout, hosting account, paypal, and greendot card.

    I know how to design sites, seo, computer repair, iphone repair, outsourcing.

    I still have my SUV paid off and my Alienware laptop and my iPhone 4, I only have $100, should I go to dallas and look for a job or what? what would you guys do?
     
  2. MiniMe777

    MiniMe777 Registered Member

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    Since you know webdesign and SEO you could do some offline networking and try to offer your services to businesses. You also know computer repair so maybe apply at a PC repair shop or be a freelance pc repair man and post ads on CL offering your services?
     
  3. Expertpeon

    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    Sell Iphone 4 (pieces of crap anyway)
    Collect unemployment for 59 weeks...
    Use those 59 weeks to learn SEO
    Stop asking questions and start reading...
     
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  4. peppe

    peppe Regular Member

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    work at mcdonalds
     
  5. ohaider

    ohaider Senior Member

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    Sell your SUV(2k) and get a smaller 4 cylinder car(1k). Sell your laptop(1.5k) and buy a cheaper acer (500). Sell that shitty phone(300). There's 2300 in your pocket. Then file for unemployment. Go get an under the table job.

    With the money you start making and have invest it into CPA. Create banging PPC campaigns and rake in 1000s. Once you make success, definitely go and let unemployment know you're done with them.
     
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  6. Xaviers

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    Exactly what this guy said. Sounds more like an opportunity to me.
     
  7. blackhataffiliate

    blackhataffiliate Senior Member

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    Believe it or not, this could be the best thing that ever happened to you. Capitalize on this opportunity and run with it.

    Draw unemployment for the next 60 weeks to pay your bills and start building your business. Since you have an income from unemployment start putting most of your cash back in to your business so you can build from a strong foundation.

    If you want to do web design, get a paypal account (business) and start offering design services for sites/landing pages/banner design here and other IM forums.

    If you want to be a full time affiliate, learn seo, find a niche and start building sites. Monetize with Adsense for easy money and to get you some ad cash. Once you have a couple of thousand to play with, start testing the waters on facebook. pof and adcenter.

    What ever you do, run this like a business. Pay yourself a salary (fixed amount), contribute to a roth ira and manage your money like you know you should.
     
  8. jonoryan

    jonoryan Registered Member

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    PM me a few of your website designs and a rough outline of the costs for the design. I am on the lookout for a good website designer for a good few projects i have coming up
     
  9. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    In addition to what others have said, get a one year gym membership. Keep active, with a good exercise plan, so you don't end up sedentary as you work on the PC to pile up your online dough!
     
  10. RMX

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  11. onlineshoppin4u

    onlineshoppin4u Newbie

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    I already drew unemployment for 2 years so I can't do it again...
     
  12. flx89

    flx89 Senior Member

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    start by doing some web design....earn some money then invest into something bigger.

    Check the BST section on IM forums and see what people are buying
     
  13. SuperLinks

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    Blackhataffiliate is on the money...

    This is the best thing that likely could have happened to you. I know
    it sounds backwards, but its true. There's no better time to make it
    work "online" or with your own business than when you NEED to.
    When its life or death, ok not really, but life or the streets you wouldn't
    believe the hours and work that you'll put in.

    Get yourself on Craigslist and MARKET something, whether its web design
    SEO, design work, whatever... Get on there and begin selling SOMETHING.

    Start getting clients, then fill in the blanks. That's the absolute quickest way.
     
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    there you go this forum will never fail you son welcome on board and start reading you will be an expert in no time. good luck
     
  15. maxseo

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    When lost my job .i join this bhw and i am good xxxx$ amount of money thanks to bhw
     
  16. Black.Star

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    You are the same who wanted to travel to Hawaii just with his iphone and a backpack and live a homeless life right?

    Reality hits you hard bro ;D

    Now see that as an opportunity to start a new life... without being homeless backpack traveler in hawaii (still rofl about that one) :D
     
  17. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Yes.

    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/380249-i-quit-my-job-so-im-gonna-move-hawaii-how-would-you-plan-what-would-u-do.html
    You said you quit your job before. Did you quit or did you get fired/laid off?

    And do you live with your parents? Will your parents let you live with them?
     
  18. grantrux

    grantrux Power Member

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    Seize the opportunity my friend. Unemployment is a state of mind!
     
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  19. onlineshoppin4u

    onlineshoppin4u Newbie

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    I woke up to go to work, then realized I was gonna be late, so I didn't go and if I probably would have showed up, the boss would have fired me for being late and being on my last leg... plus I wasn't about to drive with no license(suspension...) and I have no insurance... and my grandma died a couple days ago, so I'm at the lowest point ever... but theres always a way out right? gotta get up to get down! lol I'm still trying to debate on where to go or what to do... where would you guys go in my situation?
     
  20. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Do you do drugs or drink heavily? How old are you? What state are you currently in?

    I think we need to have a talk about your priorities in life. You should not be in the position you are in while owning an Iphone and Alienware computer. Those are for rich people.

    Yes, there is a way out. And some of us will be glad to help you with guidance. But we need to get serious here. I don't know your life story, but when I see someone down to their last few bucks holding an iphone and owning an Alienware computer, I gotta think they put themselves in this situation.

    How long is your license suspended for?
     
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