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Noob With $500 to invest - $50/day goal

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by bkthom, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. bkthom

    bkthom Registered Member

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    As the thread states, I am pretty new to IM, have been lurking for awhile, made a few websites with wordpress / joomla for some practice before I gave a real go at making cash online. I want to go YouTube + CPA for my first journey here. I have heard many people can do $50/day with no cash invested, but I am simply new and do not think I can do that. So I want to use some start up capital to get my cash rolling faster.

    The reason my goal is $50/day is because currently my job brings in $1500/month, and my goal is to match my job, and then grow from there. Eventually I want this to be my full time thing, with a much larger income. I have 3 kids, one has some special issues that I would just rather be here at home with him, and this is my ticket to a better life for him.

    I want to give a thanks to the BHW community, without you all I would never even attempt this!

    Day 1:
    Read, Read, and Read some more!
    Research some niches to target in YouTube
    Discover if I want to be a mass commenter, or video uploader, or both?

    Any advice or direction is more than appreciated!
     
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  2. Beven

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    Good luck with your journey OP. A thread like this is a good way to stay accountable.

    YouTube has been one of my biggest sources of income, second to my niche sites. My biggest tip would be to target and work on one keyword at a time, trying to rank a video for it. This will allow you to stay much more focused.
     
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  3. skyward

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    Good luck with your journey!
     
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    Good luck :)
     
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    Good luck op! I hope u can get there!
     
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  6. bkthom

    bkthom Registered Member

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    Thank you guys very much!

    So far:
    - I have chosen a niche I will start with, I am sure it is not the best ever but I want to get started rather than do nothing.
    - I have applied to Adnooka and AdWorkMedia
    - Have researched some on comment bots, is it worth getting a bot when first starting? Or use a bot after you get the foundation running.
     
  7. Layhooo

    Layhooo Newbie

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    Hey man that's very noble of you to do this for your kids keep it up and don't lose sight of your goals! It's gonna be hard I can tell just from reading all of these journeys but the common theme is everyone who sticks with it is successful

    Good luck!
     
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  8. bkthom

    bkthom Registered Member

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    Further progression for my first day:

    - Have bought my domain and hosting
    - Applied to several more CPA networks, just awaiting approval
    - Ready to get rolling tomorrow after work!
     
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    Weblycos Senior Member Premium Member

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    Sounds Great. Good luck with your work. Really loving it Dude. Keep it up
     
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  10. slybear

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    Thanks for the ride on your journey. I see you have a real need to make this work so you can look after your kids and maybe I can be of some small help. I have many years of copy experience and if you send me a draft of any copy you write I'll give it a professional rewrite and, hopefully, goose your results from day one. I'm happy to do it privately or make my rewrites public as part of your journey.

    Just send me a PM to get it started.

    Tommy
     
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  11. TehEpidemick

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    The absolute biggest thing is pick a method you know works and stick with it.
     
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    Good luck in your journey!
     
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  13. SilverKnight

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    Good luck with your struggle! I hope you succeed.
     
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  14. blkmagic

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    Subscribed. Good luck.
     
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  15. bkthom

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    I guess we will wrap up Day 1.

    - Still waiting for acceptance from a CPA network (Adnooka denied me)
    - Continued looking for another niche - I am struggling to find non heavily saturated niches
    - Setup new domain with wordpress theme, nothing fancy.

    Hoping for some acceptance tomorrow, thanks for all the support everyone!

    Day 1:
    Spent: $12.95
    Earned: $0.00

    Total: -$12.95
     
  16. RankSnatcher

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    I can Still remember I started my online career 2 years back with only $100.
    With $100 I bought scrapebox, hosting, a domains and a VPS.
    Now I am making $10K-$12K per month

    I wish your all success
    Stay motivated
     
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  17. bkthom

    bkthom Registered Member

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    Day 2:

    Just got home from work and got the kids settled down. Now to begin a little work!

    News:
    - Got accepted in to AdWorkMedia!!
    - No idea how to use a Content Locker - at least in the way I want to use it. Better learn fast!
    - Working on my page a tiny bit more to make it look a bit more professional
    - Still debating a comment bot for youtube - worth it? Advice anyone?

    Will update one last time shortly tonight, hopefully before the wife gets home!

    Thanks again everyone for the support.

    EDIT - Guess it is an early night, kids won't give me a break.

    Day 2:
    Spent: $0.00
    Earned: $0.00

    Total Spent: $12.95
    Total Earned: $0.00

    Total: -$12.95
     
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  18. aldoraine

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    Another Youtube journey. Good luck!
     
  19. bkthom

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    Late update, working 12 hour days at the moment.

    Have done next to no commenting on YouTube, just a few vids, manually, no profit so far, but have sadly just not had the time to devote to it. I am off Friday / Saturday / Sunday, I plan on hitting this hard those days!

    News:
    - Learned to deal with content lockers to make them do what I want (mostly)
    - Managed to comment on a few vids, kind of testing the waters to see how fast spam flags are thrown

    Day 3:
    Spent: $0.00
    Earned: $0.00

    Total Spent: $12.95
    Total Earned: $0.00

    Total: -$12.95
     
  20. nocturnal911

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    Good luck to you..