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Making money is simple!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Conor, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Conor

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    Disclaimer: This is not a specific method to make money, it is more of a mystic guide to the way the universe works in terms of wealth. However, I can guarantee that it will earn you money if you apply it properly. So let's begin.

    I chose the thread title very carefully, I have stated it a few times in the past and I think somewhere in that sentence lies the key to all success. "Making money is simple". There is no secret to making money, and a lot of people seem to forget that. They try find the quickest and laziest way of getting rich ASAP. That's why pyramid schemes and lotteries are so successful, because people fall into the trap of thinking that they can get something for nothing. We need to get rid of that mindset right now.

    Money requires work. The work isn't always easy, but that's your choice. YOLO (For lack of a better word), if you don't like your circumstances then change them.

    So how is making money so simple then? Because it is nothing more than a trade. You know, trading silk for pearls like they used to do in the ancient days. Stuff like that. You just need to find something to trade, and someone to trade it with.

    I'm not just talking about selling actual physical goods. You might have a website with Adsense on it, you are still doing a trade with your customer. Think of your website as a supermarket. Some people come in and browse your goods and leave without buying anything. Some people come in to your store (Go to your site), find what they want (See the Adsense ad), buy it (Click on it), and leave. You get paid for the trade, and that's that.

    Do you see the point I'm trying to make? How do you make money? You find something to trade, and you trade it. That's it. It can be as simple as working at McDonalds, something a lot of you could be doing and actually making money from, instead of asking the same questions all the time in forums.

    So why doesn't it always work? You have something to trade, but you aren't making money. Well you need to find the right people to trade with. You need to advertise in the right places. You can't go and set up a lemonade stand in the middle of the jungle, nor can you just hope people find your business randomly out of the blue. Tell people what you have to trade! Make sure they are the right people, know your audience. Don't try sell steak to a vegetarian. You get the point.

    Finally, and this is entirely optional but very important to know: Money begets more money. Ever heard of the rich getting richer? If you invest money, the process of making money becomes simpler. You will make MORE money. If you pay someone to do your job for you, and use your free time to start a new business and make more money. You can pay for a banner on a website and bring in more customers than you could possibly have brought in on your own.

    So tl;dr?

    Here is how you make money:
    1. Find something to trade
    2. Find someone to trade it with
    3. Make the trade
    4. Profit

    And here is how you get rich:
    1. Find something to trade
    2. Pay for a big advert
    3. Make the trades
    4. Profit
    5. Pay someone else to repeat steps 1-4 for you
     
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  2. kugundo

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    Sounds so easy :D
     
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  3. plb009

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    Making money in the real world is easy. Making money online is much harder. Why? Because 97% of people on the internet do not want to buy anything, they just want to read the news, play games, read emails etc. Only 3% of people want to buy something. You need to target those 3% of people. How to find them? You need to target buying keywords (buy, cheap, best etc). But most people fail because they target a completely different keywords (example: free etc).
     
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  4. Conor

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    Exactly, you just need to know your target audience and you will have no problems :)
    Like I said, pay for a big advert somewhere and your job will be made a lot easier.
     
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    looks as easy as hard it is!
     
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    for some its easy for some hard oder impossible .....
     
  7. dufferboy

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    it looks so easy but it doesnt...
     
  8. desibrown

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    That's what I do in the offline world. 1 to 4 and 1 to 5 :)
     
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    my brain hurts from staring at GET requests for the past 3 days and trying to come up with a valid approach to the YT view issue... my friend came online this morning and said something like 'dude we should try this method... i dreamt it last night'

    so stop telling people that making money or getting rich is easy.. being rich is easy not getting there
     
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  10. scratis

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    This is absolute horse manure! Tell us all how to make money step by step with clear instructions, not some lame mumbo jumbo. :irked:
     
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  11. darkoltree

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    Are you kidding? 3%? I wonder why all the online services are still alive up till now. Companies like eBay, amazon, etc. SO many people are spending money online, it's just that if you don't know how to promote your product well, then don't be expecting a sale.
     
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  12. Conor

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    Are you serious? Well you just lost 9 rep points.

    You want to make money? Get a job at McDonalds. I even said so in the original post.
     
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    That was a really inspiring post. Thank you for that sir! :)
     
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    It all depends on how you look at it, easy for some while hard for the people who think that way!
     
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    It doesn't easy; It is simple.
     
  16. BigBadW

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    OP told a truth. The main reason why most of people lives middle man life it is because lack of TIME for doing something, now TIME is how you spend your day for example Mr. Jhon wake up in the morning and go for a full working shift (lets say he is doing a middle job) after he comes home he feels tired and then he start to spend his life by watching a TV, surfing news at his favourite websites and finally going to sleep for the next day now Mr. David the same like a Mr. Jhon except after he got back home hes doing IM (example only) after five years: Mr. Jhon working the same middle man job and getting a bigger salary, because he was good worker now Mr. David also getting a bigger salary plus hes making 2x more than employer pays. Why? Because Mr. David didnt watched TV, he worked twice.

    I will echoed OP - YOLO. It depends on you guys.
     
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  17. Conor

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    Words of wisdom dude, well said :) I'd rep you if I had any left to give today...
     
  18. John.

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    Wise words.
     
  19. blah3d

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    I really dig this post. Honestly, I suppose that last bit is a true generalized steps/plan. Get creative and shit starts to happen.
     
  20. davidzweber9

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    I reccomend you set goals along with dates. For instance one venture I started in 2011 I gave one year to make a profit. Nothing. Then I started IM last August. I'm making money so another 6months to reach $ goal.