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Money Making Tips For Newbies Who Has YET to EARN Online! (Noob Friendly)

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by The Nix, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. The Nix

    The Nix Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hey guys! Hope all of you are doing fine. :)

    It's a Sunday and I'm in a good mood today. :D This is why I'm here to share some tips to everyone who has yet to make some $$$ online. I'm not going to teach specific methods step by step, but I will be giving you tips, inspiration, and ideas on how you can start to earn some money.

    Let me tell you something about how I started. Just like you, I was a newbie in Black Hat World. I had nothing, no idea what IM was all about. No one was there to teach me anything. I just observed in the forums. After a while, I still had no fcking clue what programming was all about, or how CPA works. But then, I realized that there was something constant in this website. There was a common denominator that almost 90% of the Internet Marketers here are in need of.. That was CONTENT!

    Lo and behold - I took advantage of it and scouted the Hire a Freelancer section like a mad dog. Every day I waited for someone to post a "need article writer" thread to pop up. Eventually, I did get some clients and most of them are still my clients to this day. And now, I made it to JR. VIP and I'm helping you make some money too. Everyone deserves a chance to succeed! ;)

    This is gonna be a long read and I hope you stay patient because this thread can really help you get going in the field of IM. Read along :)


    1.) WHAT IS YOUR SKILL?

    Before anything else, ask yourself this question... What is your skill? What do you excel in? Any specific skills that you have? Are you good in coding? Are you a great writer? Are you good in promoting? Do you have impressive persuasion skills? Are you awesome at Photoshop?

    This can be anything really! Determine what you excel in and USE that talent to earn money. If you are proficient in Photoshop or other similar tools, then maybe you can offer Logo creation. If you are a good writer, you can freelance and write articles for some good money. If you have a good voice and a nice mic you can do voice overs for clients in oDesk!

    The possibilities are endless! All you need to do is know exactly what you're good at and then go from there.

    2.) Dream Big, But Remember To Stay Awake!

    You can dream all you want about becoming the next Bill Gates or being the next Internet Marketing sensation... That's perfectly fine! You have to dream big in order to be successful in life. You just have to be sure that you stay awake! :)

    Don't just dream and dream all day. Don't just salivate over the idea of having hot girls left and right inside your brand new Ferrari, with $500,000 sitting at the back seat. You must STAY FOCUSED and handle the present.

    This is where most newbies fail... They get too overwhelmed with the information here in BHW. They see threads talking about making $50,000 a month etc. Then the newbies start dreaming; hoping that one day it will be them having that kind of money.. Instead of staying on course and being focused, they become distracted. Eventually, the information overload and day dreaming beat them down.

    The answer to this is to just be realistic and take everything day by day. It's not wrong to aim high and dream big, but you have to take care of business first. Start out small, then upscale! Then who knows, in a few months, your dreams may then turn into reality. :)

    3.) Networking

    You should never be afraid to network with people. Black Hat World has thousands of seasoned veterans in the field of IM... If you stay around here long enough, you will be able to get into the minds of these intelligent people. They create threads on how you can implement a certain method. Some make case studies on how to rank websites. This place is such a Godsend for starters in the field so it is very important to learn how to network.

    I'm not telling you to start sending PMs to the mods and other reputable members here. What you should do is stay active here in BHW. Chime in on the discussions and be a good observant. You will eventually make friends with fellow newbies and veteran members in the long run.

    Remember: Lots of friends means more opportunities! You'll never know when an opportunity may knock on your doorsteps, thanks to a friend you made here in Black Hat World. Maybe a friend will be able to give you a freelance job, or a Joint Venture perhaps. This is one of the most overlooked aspects of money making.

    You don't have to do it alone! :D Make friends and good things will happen. :)

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    NOW... IT'S TIME FOR SOME MONEY MAKING IDEAS FOR NEWBIES. This will help you earn your first few dollars online! :)

    Method #1: Sell Your Talent

    So in the first part of this thread, I asked you WHAT YOUR SKILL IS, right? Now it's time to use that skill to make you earn some money!

    There are multiple websites that you can use, but for starters, I suggest Fiverr and oDesk.

    So what exactly can you sell there?

    * Article Writing

    If you are a good writer, you can sell that skill on Fiverr. Make sure that you offer SOMETHING new as well. In order for you to stand out and make your way towards the top, you're gonna have to convince the Fiverr community that you are more than just another writer.

    You can offer 2 articles 400 word articles for $5 to begin with. This will allow you to get more reviews early on. Eventually, you can change that to 1 500 word article for $5. oDesk is also a good avenue to sell your writing skills, but it's really much better if you stick with Fiverr on this one. We will use oDesk for something else later on. :)

    I myself started out on Fiverr. I did some oDesk projects too and of course BHW :). But remember if you do intend to offer services here in BHW you must be a Jr. VIP and get your service approved. You can't just post threads here talking about how great of a writer you are and that you're offering your skills... It's prohibited.

    If you need some help with article writing, you can check my other thread for some tips: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...rticle-writing-noob-friendly.html#post4972718

    (I'll be updating that often)


    * Graphic Designing

    If you have what it takes to create awesome logos and banners, then you should definitely consider this! Offer Logos on Fiverr at first. Build a following and eventually, you can sell on other places too for HIGHER than $5.

    You can offer UNLIMITED REVISIONS to your clients to make them happy. You can even give them some bonus. Who knows? Your Fiverr client may just hire you as a FULL TIME graphic artist for his company/site. This happened to me before on Fiverr so it's very possible! (No, I'm not a designer, but I was hired as a permanent writer for a company cause of Fiverr).

    * Voice Talent

    Now this is where oDesk will come in handy! In oDesk, there are tons of clients in need of voice actors. And surprisingly, only a few are taking advantage of this!

    You can earn some good money by doing voice overs in oDesk. Of course you can't apply to those country or accent specific jobs, but for the general voice acting needs, you will be able to do well as long as you have a good quality mic and of course, a nice voice.

    I've earned $60 on just a single project in oDesk. I just did a voice over for a company video and the guy gave me a $10 bonus. :D

    * Sports Analyst/Writer

    There is an increasing demand on Sports writers these days. I've seen lots of projects in oDesk looking for MMA/Football/Baseball writers. If you're a sports junkie, then you can make some good money by offering your services to them.

    If you truly love sports, it won't take you more than 15-20 minutes to write a 500 word article about a team or a player. I myself have made $100 on oDesk just from writing NBA articles. That was the easiest money I have ever made in my life because I love the NBA and writing about it is a hobby of mine. Instead of wasting my valuable insights about the NBA on Sports Forums, I got paid for it! Awesome eh? :)


    *There are actually more things that you can do. You can check out Fiverr for some ideas on what you can sell or market. Unfortunately, I can't figure that out for you because the only person who knows you so well is yourself! Figure out what your skill is and find a place where you can market it. I've already given you the details, so it's up to you now to take action. :)

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    There are many more ways to earn money online, but the easiest method is utilizing something that you are already good at. The key here is to earn enough money and INVEST.

    4.) INVEST INVEST INVEST!

    I can't stress this enough! Learn how to invest your money. The reason why you are selling your services is because you WANT TO MAKE MORE MONEY, not because you want to buy an iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 can come in later, but for now, you must learn how to make the most out of your hard earned money.

    When I started out writing, I got overwhelmed with the money. $5 is small, but when you get 10 orders a day, that's $50. Which is relatively big for a college student like myself. I spent the money on clothes, gadgets, dates, etc. I became trigger happy with the money. In the end, I regretted it because I could've invested it SOONER. Lesson learned indeed, but no worries because my life is still intact. In fact, I'm much better now than I was a few months ago. :)

    So let it be a lesson for you... You must learn how to INVEST your money on RIGHT THINGS. Don't just go looking for Joint Ventures here either. There was a recent scam that asked for $100 each; he promised an automated amazon earning website, but it never happened. So you have to be careful on where you invest the money.

    The idea here is to use your money to upscale your current method, or to start a new method. The reason why most newbies are having a hard time is because they don't have any start-up money. But by doing the method I posted (selling your services/skills) you can have JUST ENOUGH MONEY to push on with another venture that requires some investment.

    The first investment I made was to get JR. VIP a week ago. I'm loving it so far! :) As for you, just stay smart and take good care of your hard earned money. Use it to earn more! The iPhone 5 can wait... ;)

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    That's it for now! Good luck to all the newbies out there who are still looking to earn their first online buck without any investments needed! :) I hope this thread was able to inspire you and give you hope. :)

    Go and take action! :D ^^
     
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  2. morrisminor

    morrisminor Junior Member

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    I have to agree that Investment is important to moving to the next level. I have also tried the JV route without much success, basically you are talking about paying others to do your projects instead of you doing the donkey work right?
     
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  3. The Nix

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    Hi :)

    Well about the JV, not really. I just gave an example of a failed Joint Venture here in BHW involving _Sunny_. I just want everyone to be careful when dealing with JVs.

    There are actually many kinds of JVs. Examples of other forms of JV is exchanging of services or basically working together on a single project.

    Example: I'm a writer and you're good with Wordpress and SEO; then I will provide the articles and you do the SEO. Together we will build an Authority site, and split profit accordingly :). Or, I'm a writer and you're a designer, I give you 1 article, you give me a logo. :)

    It all depends on the deal. :) Thanks for your insights btw! :)
     
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    Thanks for this wonderful share

    I'm an article writer myself and will be using these tips to improve my client base

    Cheers :)
     
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  5. gaxy567

    gaxy567 Newbie

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    Thank You for your advice. It really helped. :)
     
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  6. The Nix

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    Well guys, I'm glad that this helped you... Now do the next thing and start taking action. :)

    I'm sure you all wouldn't be here if you didn't have any skill at all. And I don't think a person is born without any gift, so I'm sure you can figure out a way to market whatever you're good at in sites such as Fiverr and oDesk. Just always be wary of who you deal with, especially in sites like oDesk. :)
     
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    Yes Sir!, i Agreed with you...Recently i start creating a new game site, thinking monetize it with CPM ;)

    Thanks for sharin'
     
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  8. The Nix

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    Glad you liked it! You're welcome :)

    And as for your site, all I can say is GO FOR IT. Continue that.. If ever you need some funds to invest in it, you can offer your services on Fiverr. You can do Game Reviews or App reviews. You can earn some decent cash which you can use for your site.

    Also - once your site's PR increases, you can offer guest posting or backlinks from your high pr blog. :)

    Good luck! ^^