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[Perma-Journey] The Journey of a Lifetime: This Is How I Will Do It.

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Elin Dotsya, Jul 19, 2016.

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Which method would you suggest?

  1. CPA

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  3. Adsense

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  4. Social Media

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  6. Other - [please write it in the thread]

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  1. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Hi folks, I'm going to introduce to you a journey that will span many months (hopefully less). I am going to test different things to see how I can go from making 0 dollars a day to 1000 and beyond. Yesterday, I was having a conversation with my older sister and we agreed that I will set a goal of at LEAST a stable $60 per month, which is only $2 a day. I aim to make $5-10 a day from the get go, but I know it will not be easy and I'm prepared to fail more than once until I succeed.

    Eventually, once I have a steady flow of $$ I will invest in domain/hosting and adding CPA offers on my site and etc, which will bring me up to around $100 a day. I'm well aware that people typically do not make a dime with a niche site until they have been doing it for around 6 months (give or take a month). I plan to do other things along with it that will really make it to $100 daily.

    Time will tell when I will get to the $1000+. It could be months or it could be years. The sooner the better. :)

    Remember - I'm starting from scratch. A week or two ago - I did not even have a blog or any social network accounts. Also, I have $0 in my Payoneer and PayPal ($0.10) accounts, so this will be quite a grind.

    As of right now, I have a Twitter fashion account working on autopilot and I hope to reach 1k followers before the end of the month and start tweeting a few fashion affiliate links each day. Of course... I would first need to get approved by them, lol. I'm glad that I was able to open a Payoneer account and am now awaiting my prepaid debit master card :3 to come in sometime next month.

    This is what I have done so far:

    -Signed up with Connexity affiliate (awaiting approval)
    -Signed up with Crakrevenue (awaiting approval)
    -Signed up with ShareASale affiliate (awaiting approval)
    -Signed up as a publisher for Commision Junction (awaiting approval)

    I'm a bit worried that I will be rejected because I don't actually have a website other than a Weebly blog. Well, it's not a huge deal since I still have my old Clickbank account in good working condition and was approved by Payoneer. :)

    Edit: I also still have my old Adsense account.

    Now comes the fun part:

    I will carefully look through different methods and do the ones that I can do without investment. I will not be doing webcams and other adult niches because I have standards and high-caliber moral values. I'm thinking of whether or not to just spam my affiliate/referral links on forums and social media, but even that feels a bit dirty. Black hat or not - I do not and will NOT compromise my beliefs.

    I think a serious update each week will be my standard. Whew, I'm a bit nervous now.

    I'll add more things to say as I go along. Wish me luck <3
     
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  2. Gosocials

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  3. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Thank you :)

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    I will succeed because there wasn't any other option on my birth certificate.
     
  4. Boomba

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    Highly suggest you do some freelancing as well to get some cash to start with. You could make way more than your initial goal $60/mo goal writing articles for people on Upwork if you're willing to hustle.

    Best of luck!
     
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  5. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    I'll look into it, thanks~

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    Because...why not? :)

    Edit:

    Whew, been doing IM all day. I signed up for Upwork and even took the basic English test and got in the top 10%. Would probably have been 5% if I didn't mess up so badly on the indirect speech. It bothers me that you can't explain to an automated program why I am not necessarily wrong about a certain answer.

    For example: "I was feeling sick", she said. <-- To me, this could be rephrased as either, "she says that she was feeling sick" or "she said that she was feeling sick". Depending on how I look at it, they are both grammatically correct.

    I could go on a rant about the whys and why nots, but I think I'll stop right there.

    Tomorrow will be the time for getting hired by someone on Upwork. For now, it's rest time...

    Edit2: Is there any way around this?

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    Because I dont want to get involved with this if there isnt. I prefer doing things my way.
     
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  6. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Yikes. The Upwork site was asking for a tax form. Big no-no.


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    "You'll never take me alive!"​
     
  7. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Mini (feels like major) Update:
    Oh my gosh! It finally happened. I finally made money with IM for the first time in over 3 years! :eek:

    Screenshot on 7.22.2016 at 1.16.38 AM.png

    I'm so shocked right now that I have goosebumps. If you want to know how - I was trying different things and thought I would focus on 1 thing for a week and decided to go with clickbank + google alerts. I was always pretty good at bsing my way through anything and managed to get 2 sales today, so far. I made 5 email accounts and am "spamming" new articles, by making it look legit.

    I thank Adrian112 for this method from his Online Adrian site.

    Here are the Pros and the Cons with this method (so far):

    PROS:

    1. Very easy to do and understand.
    2. All you have to do is talk to people like a real person and post that shortened url link.
    3. Seems like I can upscale it with a small twist, but I will need to think about it more.


    CONS:

    1. Bascially, it's spamming the link over and over on different sites until someone is tempted to buy.
    2. Feels a bit like lying, despite me actually finding products that APPEAR believable.

    Tip: Do NOT use bitly for clickbank affiliate products xD

    Here's a youtube video that helped me a bit after reading Adrian's method:



    I apologize if this method will become saturated, but I doubt it because you still need people skills to do it properly. Let me know if I should delete this or not.

    As for affiliates, I was rejected by a few and the rest are still pending. Also, I'm part of Linkshare now (for last case scenario). Oh, and I made a t-shirt with Teespring and tried promoting it on facebook ads but then took down the ad, because I had $0 and didn't want to risk using my sister's money incase I didn't sell any t-shirts. xD



    <3 WHEEEEEEEEEEEEE~~~

    P.S. Even though spamming is rather boring, it suddenly feels 100x more exciting now that I made a shiny dime with it. :D
     
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  8. Divination

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    Very impressive, not gonna lie. It's great earnings!
     
  9. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Thank you <3. Not to mention that this is literally my second day using this method. I think I would have made bank on day one if I didn't use bitly, so now I use tinyurl instead.

    This sure gives me a boost in confidence to fake it until I make it.



    Someone posted this before, but I'll do it again to really drive it home.

    I sure hope I'm not scamming anyone. D:
     
  10. Panoush

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    well done , that should serve as good motivation for you to keep working ;)
     
  11. Divination

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    Yeah that's why I avoid clickbank its pretty scammy
     
  12. Elin Dotsya

    Elin Dotsya Junior Member

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    Thanks for the compliment :)

    YAS, it definitely motivates me. In fact, I'm going full force now that it has proven to be a money maker!



    Just keep repeating it until you become it. :)
     
  13. Elin Dotsya

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    I was worried at first, thinking that the products are scams, but I read the reviews and many are actually not. If they were - I would have moved on to another niche, because I also hate scamming. You just have to read the stuff before promoting them.

    I'm quite certain that those WoW and ESO guides are not scams. Except, I didn't promote those today <3
     
  14. erasus

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    Great so far.

    What are you doing exactly then?
    You're using Google Alerts to get mentions of people saying "Does anyone know any decent WoW guides?" for example, and then you're replying with like "I found this x here and it cost me like y and it's really good"? And people are buying the guides?

    I like what you're doing, the question is, are you going to automate it? Otherwise it's gonna just turn into a fulltime job for you to link these guides to people for little return (talking about hrly rate for work you've done)

    Other than that though, very impressed with earnings so soon!
     
  15. Divination

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    The hourly rate isn't horrible, you can probably prewrite the content and copy paste it every time. Plus if its people asking on forums and such, others will see the post too. Means more potential to make money later. Also if it forum posts they can rank on Google naturally for longtail and OPs reply will consequently get traffic too.
     
  16. erasus

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    This is true, I guess.

    My concern is that to make a solid figure like OP states some sort of automation would need to be done for it to be effective and consistent, surely?
     
  17. Fragmaster

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    Congrats on your earnings. Keep reading, learning and most importantly DOING.

    Invest your money into bots , automated connects the dots.
     
  18. Elin Dotsya

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    I appreciate the concern. No - I dont actually talk to people directly. I skim through the article and partly write my opinion on it and also suggesting to whoever, my recommendation of an alternative BETTER product. I was wrong, it wasn't 2 sales; it was 3. The conversion rate was around 2.3%, which is ~140 hops for merely spamming a few DOZEN articles. That's it...it wasn't a hundred or more it was only 30 ish? Hard to say exactly... On my full-time job back in the US - I never made more than $50 daily. Here in Eastern Europe, the amount I made in only a few hours (3 hours of actual work, I think if not a bit more, but spread out throughout the day waiting for google alerts) is almost as much as 2 weeks of hard labor working minimum wage.

    I'm not sure how I can automate it, other than writing a fairly well-written but generic comment and getting some bot to copy/paste it to as many articles about the topic as I can get it to find. We'll see how it goes. I'll look into it. :)

    I think you are right. I might have to sign up for forums. Oh - I just remembered an excellent place for this sort of stuff. We'll see how it goes.

    When I first started searching for ways to make money online because I wanted a new GPU - I tried just about anything I could find and eventually got approved to PostLoop. The pay was crap, had to work 14 hours for those 5 dollars posting on different forums on topics that bored the hell out of me. After I received my first payment (through PayPal), I was so excited that I did that tedious process over and over for a week or so before someone from Russia noticed my sarcastic tones in the threads and hired me to work as a Russian to English translator. They paid me right away ($7 per article!) and then expected me to work for it instead of doing the article before the pay. I did my best and with the help of my older sister ended up buying that video card that I wanted <3

    This was sometime in November of 2012.

    I'll have to figure out how to do this, but thank you all the same~. I'll go see if IFTTT can get this done. If I could somehow figure out how to make $100 daily with this method on autopilot then I will have accomplished the goal I always wanted to achieve. Even without autopilot, this sure as hell beats working in the scorching sun, hoping the day would end quicker before you die of exhaustion. Even $20 a day would be worth it (to me).

    In short: Initial goal of $60 per month COMPLETE!

    But the journey itself.. has just begun.

    Whew, you guys. I was so excited that I only got less than 5 hours of sleep tonight, but I'll be alright.

    Also...



    Anyway, time to get back to work~! ;)
     
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  19. Panoush

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    A tip I have btw if you are gonna stick with this method is invest your earnings into purchasing BuzzBundle . It's expensive but it's beast software for jumping on new content as soon as its posted. They also have a free trial I think but it doesn't include the full features.
     
  20. Elin Dotsya

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    Thank you for this recommendation - I will definitely look into it. For now I'm aiming for at least $1k before deciding. I'm going to test out different things to promote and whatnot. I'm still a newbie when it comes to SEO and VPS.