So, what was your reason for getting into IM?

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  1. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    The title says it all. What was the key reason for you entering into the murky world of Internet Marketing?
    Were there bills that needed paying? A burning passion that needed satisfying? Or a curiosity that needed answering?

    For me personally, I saw a friend making $$ and thought- 'I want some of that'.

    Share your reasons...
     
  2. ButcherPete

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    - I want more free time, and the freedom to pursue whatever I want, regardless of how it pays (music, art, a craft of some kind, etc.)

    - I want the freedom to live wherever I want and not worry about whether or not I can find a job there.

    - My current job is extremely stressful and I don't like the idea that I'm busting my arse to line the pockets of some fat manager just to get a few pennies to pay rent.
     
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    Wanted to earn money.What Else ?
     
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    resistancee Registered Member

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    One of the only ways to have a successful website in this day and age
     
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    Hobby.
    I have a 'real' job at hand.

    Beny
     
  6. ccshack

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    Because I can get more money than my friend in full time job!
     
  7. Nick1

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    Money,duh. :)
     
  8. nuclearrap

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    Money

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    Freedom

    WAS MY FIRST REASON!

    But now I have at least 500 reason.

    IM is my job. IM is my life.

    Cheers

     
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  10. lizmoz

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    Hmm... I think I stumbled upon Shoemoney's site from somewhere totally unrelated... nothing to do with even trying to make money from Internet.. Curious by nature, read some articles, bought (yes, f**k me...) a clickbank product, opened my eyes, found bhw :)

    Not freedom (I like my job and it's really free, not your typical 9-5), not the money, just the endless possibilities and chances to be creative. And easy to measure the success of your creativity - it's the $ that you bring in. It's all about challenges with no pressure for me.
     
  11. illfounded21

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    Im not a full time IM'er either, just a student making some extra $ on the side
     
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    I want the money, Money and the cars, Cars and the clothes, The hoes, I suppose...
     
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    Money, plus it helps with the books since I am a University student, :)
     
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    Hookers and Blow
     
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    I happened to read a post in Wafo, and was like, "I can do that and it would make me a lot of money." I could, and it did :)
     
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    Economy took job, wife had massive "widowmaker" heart attack, no insurance, had to have defibrilitor put in her chest, $100,000 in debt, $1200 per month in medicine needed each month, all savings gone, but hey, she beat the odds.

    My love of 40 years, the girl I took to my senior prom, is still with me.
     
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  18. Mutikasa

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    One day at the funeral a Cross was handed to me. At that point it became obvious to me that I am the Holy Knight of the Sacred Prophecy and that I shouldn't be doing what other mortals are doing so I quit my job. Since then I'm living with my mother...
     
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    I'm in it for the chicks!
     
  20. rockme12

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    I am in it because I need the money.