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My dad wanted to talk to me about Making Money Online

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by bihguy, Nov 2, 2014.

  1. bihguy

    bihguy Power Member

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    Last night my dad came to my room and wanted to talk about How to Make Money Online, imagine that. He found some "blogs" and discussion on some local forums talk about that stuff and the conversation went something like this:

    Dad: Let me tell you how these people make money, they even have proof
    Me: Well... OK
    Dad: Check this out "website", this guy makes money with NeoBux.
    Me: Dad, this is a well known scam, you need to click ads for a few cents per day
    Dad: But he has proof
    Me: He makes money is by referring people who do those jobs and he gets a percentage, these people are very desperate
    Dad: OK, how about Micro Job sites. Try GoFoundMe
    Me: Dad, that is not a Micro Job site, that is a site for collecting donation, some people used it collect money for the floods in Bosnia earlier this year
    Dad: You don't know what you're talking about
    "We visit the site"
    Me: See, they are collecting money for this sick dog
    Dad: How do you know it's just for that
    Me: Have you heard about KickStarter
    Dad: Yes
    Me: It is basically the same, only here you collect money for charity, and on KickStarter you collect money for projects
    Dad: I see
    Me: Do you understand
    Dad: Yes, oh well, later

    That is basically the conversation. The worst thing is that the "website" was on blogger and he thought that wasn't suspicious at all.
    Did your friends or family wanted to talk about to you about Internet Marketing or How to Make Money Online?
     
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  2. nishantsarkar

    nishantsarkar Power Member

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    I am happy to hear your dad takes interest in IM. It creates a space of brainstoming and lot of things to talk with your dad :p Dream come true. when we travel .. i talk to my dad about it. I mean "White hat" stuffs only. just to make him realize that i am passionate about it.

    I love to share concept of IM with my friends.
     
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    All the time man, They keep saying pls teach me too, and I am like OK but you have to actually spend 10+hrs daily... and they go away.
     
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  4. SkyrocketSEO

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    People used to ask me to show them how to earn money online. When I explain the process and when they see that they need to learn a lot and work a lot, they are not interested anymore...
     
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    People do ask me how to get started. When I explain to them that it might take 2 months or more before they will receive their first cash. They vanish! Why not tell your dad how to REALLY make money online?
     
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    Or when you tell them: "You need $5 month for hosting, $10 for domain and a lot of free time to write and promote your site." They lose interest instantly when they see that they have to "invest".

    For the OP. I don't talk. My family didn't trust me at all, they all thought that making money online was a big, big scam, even my girlfriend. When I made $1000 in a month, they had interest and some of them wanted to show them, but nah. I only talk about work with my buddies on Skype that do the same thing, other just don't understand and don't want to understand or they want me to show them how to make money, from start to end.
     
  7. gold service

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    looking Interested talk. father is to much interested in IM Wish You Good Luck :)
     
  8. Neocortx

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    Well, atleast your dad shows interest. When it comes to mine... it doesn't matter what idea I have, because he "already tried online marketing, and it doesn't work". What he actually did was buy an autogenerated online shop and wait for customers...... yeeeeaaah.

    Honestly, it's extremely frustrating to explain a strategy I'm excited about, just to hear from him that this is nothing else than playing computer games, and that I'm living in a dream world, because I'm no huge corporation, therefor will NEVER be able to achieve anything. Well, I let my dad remain with that loser mentality and work myself to the top. Fuck people who say "you can't do it". They're just too fucking lazy to work their ass off and think outside the box.

    warm regards,
    neocortx
     
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    My dad is amazing when we talk about IM...even I make +3k a month, he keep saying me "this have no future", "get a real job", "go to school" :noidea:
     
  10. IAmNotLegend

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    for(i=0; i<infinity; i++)
    {
    1. Friends ask how to make money.
    2. I direct them to this forum.
    3. 5 minutes surf the website and then....
    }

    Ultimately it's me who is the culprit since they don't make money. They want to be tutored step by step and spoon-fed, which is the only thing IMer or BHW member refrain from doing.
     
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    It's hard to change their perception, but you can prove him wrong :)
     
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    i love open mind people really.
     
  13. Jet Black

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    I have lots of friends who claim that they would do anything to be able to quit their jobs, and do something on their own. The thing is, they have no idea what options there are. They perceive "passive income" to be something you only can get from owning something like property and stocks. I then introduce them to the different ways it is possible to earn money online, share with them which kinds of project I am working on at the moment, and tell them the best KWs I know and niches they can look into, tell them that I can host their site for free, etc. I also recommend them to check out BHW.


    Until now, out of tens of people, only one person has bothered to actually go check out BHW and take action (which is probably a higher success rate than most people have had with getting friends into IM). The nice thing about my other friends though, is that they have stopped saying they would do anything to quit their jobs and or pursue independence. So at least they recognise that have been given a feasible option, but decided to do nothing about it!


    Family thinks IM is some shady stuff, mostly about spamming and scamming people:cool:
     
  14. virtualhacker007

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    This is what makes monetizing online easier for Internet Marketers. No offence to your dad, but it's 2014 and people still believe these.
     
  15. IbStar

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    Exactly what my family thinks :D
     
  16. Commoner

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    Hi guys,

    A little small sharing here..

    I'm not a major player, working towards there, but simply like to share my experiences with bosom friends and like-minded people. However, only one out of three took actions and guess what, the one and only one gave up the moment he tried to churb/lift/duplicate an article?!

    Utterly speechless, I've no choice and went back to bhw - saddled with sadness. While some imers might think the lesser the competition, the better. But, ever wonder if one is exemplary, why bother competition? Furthermore, healthy competitions bring healthy profits and more visitors. The main objective behind imer is due to the affluent internet businesses that drive demands. Imagine in the past not many wanted to stick their feet into imer, there are practically no revenue!

    Gosh, its 2014 and many are still lazy ... even here :(

    Sincerely, for those who are here but NATO (no actions talk only), move on or start now

    To Your Success, Not Mine,
    Commoner
     
  17. Repulsor

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    When I started out, I used to resell stuffs to people (non tangible items). I got descent paychecks at the end of the month. My friends wanted to know what I do and I told them that I resale these and that. Now they wanted to be spoonfed.

    Now, when someone ask me what I do, I say I do programming, even though thats not the only thing I do. So its pretty easy. My friends dont really know to code, so I can pretty much get rid of the spoonfeeding request.
     
  18. Adrian79

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    I love your dad. Tell him for a one time payment of only $997 I will guarantee him riches beyond his wildest dreams.
     
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    Nice thread! I'm 52 years old probably old enough to around your parents age. I have two degrees in psychology and after spending over 20k in 18 months lo learn, I only made $11 bucks which I didn't get because I have to generate $100 to get paid. It was promoting a pay to call. Now, I didn't get into IM to make money:) I did it go meant how not to get raped when I get my private practice eventually. Paying someone to do it can be costly and can get you ripped off. My first computer was an 8088 enjoyed the technology, even before the Internet existed. I can spend hours learning but is never enough because the learning curves continue to increase with new products and technology. Most adults don't have the luxury of time and us the reason most adult fall for get rich quick schemes, now I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale who wants to buy it!
     
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    Tell your dad to contact me. I will teach him anything he wants.

     
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