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Making money With Elance

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by chillyd1, Dec 16, 2007.

  1. chillyd1

    chillyd1 Registered Member

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    Ok. To most this won't be anything special, but it is actually how I started making some money and at the same time getting content written for me. It is a very easy arbitrage system.


    1) First sign up as an author at elance.

    2) Make up a cool profile, saying your the cat's meow for articles, press releases etc.

    3) Start bidding on any press release, PLR, article that comes across the system.

    4) To get a feel of what others are charging I created a few projects under an alias and started seeing what the competitors would bid.

    5) Next find a cheap article site. I used need-an-article.com. I know Harro talked about them before. They were my little secret weapon also.

    You can get really cheap articles, press releases etc. created there. (less than $10)

    6) Start bidding away at projects, charging a minimum of $100 a crack. FYI: Some of these authors charge $700 for a press release so trust me the market is there.

    I was landing a handful of projects every week with about a $90 profit a piece.

    7) Give me Rep points lol :)

    Not too shabby.

    Not exactly B.H. just being a little creative.

    thanks

    chilly
     
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  2. blackjack

    blackjack Regular Member

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    Hi

    very creative.

    Thanks
     
  3. Smitty

    Smitty BANNED BANNED

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    How did you get past the "I have no feedback" thing on elance. I'm starting to give this a go, just want to know what to put in the profile to invoke people to trust me from the start.
     
  4. Black Hat Seo

    Black Hat Seo BANNED BANNED

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    feedback is easy to get around when you are starting up. Just have a bunch of your BH friends post projects for free and select your bid. Then they leave you super feedback a couple of days later and it doesn't cost you or them a dime to do it.

    10-20 feedbacks would be a good jumping off point, even if you are new to the site and the customer sees you have been exceeding clients expectations you'll get the deal.
     
  5. caretaker2007

    caretaker2007 Power Member

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    Sneaky, underhanded, slick, yeah, that is black hat.
     
  6. MiikeB

    MiikeB Newbie

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    Seems like easy money. Maybe we can get a network here going to get everyone some feedback.
     
  7. chillyd1

    chillyd1 Registered Member

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    Feedback doesn't really matter. Just bid a little lower at the beginning to get a few clients.
     
  8. ladybugs

    ladybugs Newbie

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    This sounds interesting and something that I may be able to do, I may give this a shot. I am really looking for something profitable to do.

    Thanks,

    ladybugs
     
  9. MontyzPython

    MontyzPython BANNED BANNED

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    Nice. Personally, I love arbitrage-type methods.

    Beautifully simple.
     
  10. Smitty

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    Thanks for the tips guys, I just had my first article writing job the other day.

    Just doing that when I have some free time from doing other stuff online.
    Works nicely.
     
  11. travs

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    that need-an-article...does it makes you unlimited number of articles for just 9.95 a month?
     
  12. DutchRebel

    DutchRebel Regular Member

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    no it is a 9,95 membership fee. articles must be paid separately at about 5 bucks a pop (500 word articles)
     
  13. reihaan

    reihaan Newbie

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    I am looking to get Feedbacks for my ELance Account, I can also in return give feedbacks! Is there anyone who can help me and get a credit in return?

    Thanks