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Success stories?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by synergy317, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. synergy317

    synergy317 Newbie

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    Anyone got any success stories? Doesn't have to be you, but someone you know or previous member. Did anyone ever get to quit their day job and now works on a beach sipping martinis while working on their laptop?
     
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    A bunch but those are not the ones you need to be focusing on, it will give you a false hype. Focus on the fail stories and learn from them.
     
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    Well, I am not drinking. But yeah, I quit my day job. The point is, you have to have a product to sell. You will not make a lot of money by ads.
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You need mental masturbation material? Forget about that and go take massive action and sip your own mojito.
     
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    How about a failure story huh?

    I once bought loads of proxies + massplanner monthly subscription + phone #'s for verification on more than 50 accounts for fb.
    Guess what happened? all of those accounts got banned.. Was it wasted money? In plain sight yes but in overall experience no.. Why?

    Becasue I learned that day what NOT to do when building accounts the next time I re-created 50 more accounts.

    My point is failure should be enough of a kick in the ass to give you the drive to keep moving forward no matter what! Not these CEOSAM success stories.
     
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    I've read that you only need about 300-600 USD/month to live a good life in Thailand/Goa/...
    That's about 20$/day. I think there are some CPA offers that have a 20$ commission ;)

    There are quite a lot of IMers living in Thailand or other cheap resorts; if you consider that a success story?
    Most are not millionaires though.
     
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    Right on the spot.

    So what OP really wants it's waste time with useless stories... look for those selling courses and "coaching" services... you will find thousands of "success" stories for the sake of mental masturbation.
     
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    Technically you could drive to a beach and drink martinis OP. No need to be rich to do that. A clerk at any RetailMart could do that from the comfort of momma's basement.
     
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    Working on the beach yeah, you try taking your laptop to the beach with the sun glaring on your screen and see how much work you get done.
     
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    I went to a local university to work with a client, listening to him on headphones, checking his site with ahrefs and wearning running pants.

    thant count too?
     
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    yeah, and they find younger, hotter and more suitable wifes there treating them as kings and not as clowns.

    I would s till chose korea or japan. they are hotter there
     
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    Yeah, I could drive there, but not any time I please. I rather keep my current income and not have to be on call all day or have a boss. I mean I would be happy with 50% of my current income if I had complete freedom.
     
  16. synergy317

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    No, I actually want to see if any members actually made something of themselves in IM or are most just spinning their wheels not going anywhere.
     
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    This 100% counts. I never defined success as being massive money. Just a decent life style that is majorly funded by IM.
     
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    I am going to spend a few weeks in Japan in a couple months. I am looking forward to the eye candy.
     
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    One of my laptop's is really good with glare. But, the sand is a real concern.
     
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    @jazzc what you mean but mental masturbation?...Unproductive thinking, Useless analysis...