1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

So Broke: Need ideas asap

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Euphorix, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. Euphorix

    Euphorix Supreme Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2015
    Messages:
    1,331
    Likes Received:
    802
    Location:
    Mountain View, CA
    Hi There,

    I run several eBay to Amazon arbitrage business accounts & am experienced with the IG shout out selling business model. After doing incredibly well with IM for the last six months I made a pretty bad business decision and am now paying the price.. big time

    So big in fact that I've moved back in with the parents and (as of today) have an official 9-5.


    BOTTOM LINE

    I need a fourth stream of income asap. I'm more than committed to front loading smart, hard, and long hours of work.
    I just want it to be something that will make me 1.5-2k/month and can be automated. Any ideas?

    PS. Something that I need to work around is that I have NO capital to invest. Can't get a loan or use a credit card... Seriously need to build something from the ground up

    Peace & Love
    Euphorix
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  2. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Messages:
    4,193
    Likes Received:
    55,962
    "Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink."

    You are sitting on a virtual Goldmine of ideas here on BHW
    and you are asking where the gold is. Start digging my friend.

    It's all here . . .
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 15
  3. jak19

    jak19 Elite Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2013
    Messages:
    2,553
    Likes Received:
    511
    do you have any domains and hosting? anything at all? if not with your ebay exp just clean the room out and sell what you have for whatever you can get and build it up from there. not easy but ebay does allow you to build some pin money. Or look at dropshipping but that comes with dangers of non/late delivery
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  4. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2010
    Messages:
    1,744
    Likes Received:
    2,452
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Pantie Thief
    Location:
    Native America
    Do NOT get started with PPC, start off with something that just costs time and not much money, such as SEO
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  5. secretboy08

    secretboy08 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2008
    Messages:
    2,393
    Likes Received:
    882
    Occupation:
    Internet marketer
    Location:
    Global Citizen
    You can try the meathead method or you can try the BTB method, both which require very very less investment, just domains and stuff.

    You can make money according to the time which you can put in.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  6. hateandbreak

    hateandbreak BANNED BANNED

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2010
    Messages:
    1,405
    Likes Received:
    1,543
    Gender:
    Male
    Wise ol Wiz just said it all pretty much. No one will drop you an exact 100 page e-book method or spend time to spoon-feed you like a baby.
    There are plenty of markets you can jump into to make some money, though i recommend staying away from what isn't sustainable for the long run.

    Try:

    - Affiliate & CPA marketing (paid traffic). Read the top IM blogs and model what works from those who have had success already
    - Freelancing. Just register on many sites and build a portfolio (if you have a skill)
    - Funnels & Physical products. Try doing the "get a free 'sample', just cover the x.xx shipping" with this you can build xxx,xxx/m businesses
    - Consulting or Online services. Think of FB advertising for business who need helping getting leads, or getting web design clients. Split test many funnel/landing page variations
    - E-commerce. try setting up E-commerce websites and drive traffic with Pinterest & FB ads to get sales and build a real business. Look up Ezra Firestone case studies for some inspiration
    - Keep at the 9-5 and save some money to invest.

    If you can't spend money to make some then try to focus on methods shared here to earn some extra money with CPA and PPD and the likes to put towards the above examples in order to build a REAL
    & sustainable long lasting business. It will not be easy, so if that is what you are looking for, this forum will not be so helpful to you.

    Cheers
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  7. EatSleepSEO

    EatSleepSEO BANNED BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2015
    Messages:
    523
    Likes Received:
    376
    Well said.

    @Euphorix

    There's a wealth of information here on methods to earn money, just do your research and test out some of the methods that peak your interest. At least you're willing to put in the long hours and committment, so many times I see users on here who aren't even wanting to do this yet are wanting to make the $. Put in some time, do a lot of reading and don't give up. If you search hard enough, I promise you'll come across everything you could possibly need here!

    Wishing you the best of luck and hope you're able to move out of your parent's home soon! :D
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2015
  8. saberfang94

    saberfang94 Junior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2014
    Messages:
    144
    Likes Received:
    28
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    IT Man
    Location:
    FarFarAway
    BHW has lots of ideas to offer in each section, you can try botting some sites if you can code, though affiliate marketing would be more profitable, good luck in finding ideas in here :)
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  9. EatSleepSEO

    EatSleepSEO BANNED BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2015
    Messages:
    523
    Likes Received:
    376
    If you're good at writing, let me know. I'll give you some content writing jobs to help you out. I've been in your shoes in the past, it's not fun but I'm willing offer you an opportunity to make a few dollars.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  10. Euphorix

    Euphorix Supreme Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2015
    Messages:
    1,331
    Likes Received:
    802
    Location:
    Mountain View, CA
    I've posted everything I have left of value on Craigslist. With that money I am considering purchasing a domain with hosting (Have wordpress experience), and creating a site similar to CMS Social Media Marketing. I would then look through/contact hundreds of social media profiles (real estate agents/dentists- anybody that doesn't have a large following) with an offer to do all of their social media marketing for them. Lastly, I would outsource the actual posting to CMS social

    The other idea I have is to buy a premium theme and then reach out to any and all companies on yelp with high reviews that do not have a strong website (preferably with competitors that do have strong websites)+ offer to build their site for them

    HOWEVER I feel really nervous about throwing the remaining coinage I'll have after selling my possessions at a business idea that I'm not 100% confident in. Are either of those strong enough ideas to break the bank on?

    (Appreciate the reminders and everybody's help: I'll keep reading through the methods)
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2015
  11. Luka19

    Luka19 Power Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2014
    Messages:
    588
    Likes Received:
    279
    fiver - writing articles
    also
    pinterest -> adsense blog
     
  12. Nut-Nights

    Nut-Nights Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,648
    Likes Received:
    3,533
    Location:
    Hell
    Home Page:
    Best post of the month.
     
  13. SpezzNacci

    SpezzNacci Power Member

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2015
    Messages:
    543
    Likes Received:
    246
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Friendzone
    If you are skilled in online marketing please PM me up I have a job for you :)
     
  14. SpezzNacci

    SpezzNacci Power Member

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2015
    Messages:
    543
    Likes Received:
    246
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Friendzone
    Couldn't be written better...
     
  15. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Messages:
    4,193
    Likes Received:
    55,962
    This is not the "Hire a Freelancer" section.
    Please create a thread there.

    - Thank You -
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
  16. TheVBScripter

    TheVBScripter Newbie

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2013
    Messages:
    41
    Likes Received:
    12
    Occupation:
    Unemployeed for now
    Location:
    Netherlands
    If you want to co-operate, I can give you a nice offer :)
    I start from the bottom as well, my Facebook ads are paid later and I purchased Facedominator (for posting, scheduling, creating, scraping, etc) and I will pay that later as well, now I got 1 month the time to pay that and I know it'll definitely payback eventually, I just need to increase my traffic!

    Btw, I was talking about CPA. It doesn't require money to make money, it's just easier when you HAVE money. That's all.
    00a657759f5d02b493f183419ceee35e.png
    ^ My traffic yesterday (free advertising..) so I can't wait til I can use my Facedominator.
    I only need 5 Facebook accounts now, then I'll start! Anyway, I hope you're a little inspired to start working with CPA, I think you can do it!
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  17. gcgipson

    gcgipson Junior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2012
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Did you ever consider coming up with 4 ideas a day? That works for me, the key is to not be judgmental of what you create. Most people strangle their own creativity before it even has time to breath.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  18. ddh213

    ddh213 Registered Member

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2011
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    42
    i was in your position once.. now im doing great. dont give up
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  19. JustinKowalsky

    JustinKowalsky Junior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2015
    Messages:
    143
    Likes Received:
    25
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Internet Marketing
    Location:
    Canada
    Home Page:
    Same as what WizGizmo said, everything you could need is on this site already, just take a look around.
     
  20. eyerish

    eyerish Regular Member

    Joined:
    May 26, 2010
    Messages:
    225
    Likes Received:
    133
    Occupation:
    Jack of all trades...master of bating
    Location:
    Boston, MA
    Hang in there man. I have gone from the penthouse to the outhouse to the penthouse and back. What is your 9-5 and what are your skills? I could be a douchebag and post the search function, but I won't.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1