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Made Some MONEY!!!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by michael jay, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. michael jay

    michael jay Junior Member

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    Finally started making $1k a week selling my SEO services to a new client and its regular pay. So i finally after 1.5yrs in IM have a nice start up to invest in my own business. What i am asking is what is the most solid marketing strategy for a long term internet business. Nothing for just quick cash, but a real business.

    Up to this point i have just been "hussling" cash from WSO's, CPA, Adsense/Blogs that brings little cash but a ton of work... i really don't know how to manage a ton of blogs because of all the work i have to do for my client. I am leaning towards email marketing with articles?? But just want to find out if someone has experience in building a stable business that is a real long term money maker... thanks for any other ideals. Wprking for people is fine but i really want a more "hands off" money maker.;)
     
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    michael jay <---

    If you have a little bit of a budget...

    Start looking at ways to scale your self by first:


    => Outsource your skills.

    Now that your able to know who to hire and who not to hire for a specific task.

    Take this time to automate your current client.

    That's going to be worth the lesson in itself.

    Because regardless if your do Email marketing / PPC / Social campaigns... whatever for clients.

    If you can't automate it and scale it...

    You will burn out and be stuck in the price wars with other venders.

    It sucks and I wish I didn't have to go through it for as long as I did.


    Good Luck!
     
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    ipopbb Power Member

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    Chimmy gives some good advice. If ultimately you are the only person that can do the work then you don't own a business. You own a job. It's the delegation of work and responsibility to others that makes a business and enables growth.

    But if you are happy with what you can make yourself then there is nothing wrong with that. Having pride in your work can be very rewarding too. Just make sure you get paid what your skills are worth.
     
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    You know the industry "hussling" cash from WSO's, CPA, Adsense/Blogs that brings little cash but a ton of work and I assume you have some dev skills...

    Build tools that cut down on the ton of work, market the tools in the communities you are in.
     
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  5. michael jay

    michael jay Junior Member

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    You deserve two thanks because it was what you wrote that help me decide to create an army of workers that can write for me and help build a autoresponder "hands off" market in the weightloss/health industry. Now i am working on hiring someone to be the boss of these writers.. and this person will be my virtual assistant and distibute, collect the articles, load them and give me a daily report.... You helped my frame of mind which allowed me to think outside of that "box" we all hear about.. thanks & rep giving!:eek::D:D:D:D:D:D;)

    This is mind blowing.. "If ultimately you are the only person that can do the work then you don't own a business. You own a job. It's the delegation of work and responsibility to others that makes a business and enables growth."

    The absolute most powerful bit of advice i have ever heard anywhere, anytime about IM.. period Sept 09 2010

    You so correct, i began to outsource what i normally did for myself and clients. So i have more time for own delegation.
     
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  6. michael jay

    michael jay Junior Member

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    10 out of 10.. You could really make a ebook off this mentality but even after 1.5 yrs.. its just takes that long to stop all the excuses and what if's.. but i think that a real ebook (have not seen it yet) can be created to explain the step by step mind set and pratical ways to hire and automate what SEO guys do.. i am sure many are doing it.. but its the mind set of an SEO person that needs to believe that it can be accomplished.. :D Rep Given
     
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