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My first success....$450!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by xxdanxx, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. xxdanxx

    xxdanxx Newbie

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    Hello fellow Black Hatters!

    I just wanted to post that I had my first success today in IM. While it's not a ton of money, I just banked $450 from selling a hand registered domain using some of the methods I've read about here.

    The reason I'm posting is 1.) To say "Thank You!" to everyone who contributes here regularly. It's a big help, especially to a Noob like me, and I hope to one day be able to give back to the community like you all have done, and 2.) To encourage other Noobs to stick with the whole IM thing and not give up. If I can do this, so can you!

    While a one time sale of $450 is hardly enough to quit my day job, I look forward to scaling up and having future success. Thanks again!
     
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  2. Hootz

    Hootz Regular Member

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    Congratulations, that's a very good return on a domain name and hard to do.

    Don't accept Paypal payments for domains if you can help it.
     
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  3. Danny1111

    Danny1111 Elite Member

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    don't sell yourself short - that was well done .. and everyone starts somewhere.

    Wish you continued success in 2013 !
     
  4. xxdanxx

    xxdanxx Newbie

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    I didn't this time, but why not?
     
  5. KHer0

    KHer0 Senior Member

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    Glad for your success man. It's still too early to leave your job. Repeat, Scale and Automate ( Outsource ) :)
     
  6. Hootz

    Hootz Regular Member

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    If you happen to deal with an unscrupulous customer, they may file a chargeback on Paypal once they own the domain and Paypal are well known for accepting this without investigation or getting the sellers story.

    Other methods such as Western Union or whatever may cost more but you can use Escrow services and such to make sure you are protected. If you're making $440 profit it's probably worth spending an extra $30 to protect yourself.

    As I say you will probably be ok 9/10 but every now and again you will encounter someone who will try and rip you off so it's best to be cautious.
     
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  7. xReminisce

    xReminisce Registered Member

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    Congratulations, on that, i envy you alot. ><'
     
  8. Bob_the_Builder

    Bob_the_Builder Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Congrats man, always good to see people use the information off this site and put it to use!
     
  9. Johnuma

    Johnuma Regular Member

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    Congratulations keep it up