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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by somedevil, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. somedevil

    somedevil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Two years of IM (CB,Adsense,Article writing,Fiver) and i have barely made 60-70 $. My current Adsense website (authority site) makes barely 20 cents a day, i have about only a 100 dollars left in a savings account to live on and at this stage my morale and belief is dwindling. I just want a simple answer from Some of you on this forum.

    Do you really make good money online ?

    I work hard i work smart i can write, do graphic design, manipulate wordpress themes make youtube videos and still i can't figure out how to earn the dough. It would be good to know that some people at least are making some serious money out there.

    Thank you for your time !
     
  2. Gyuman82

    Gyuman82 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes I make a full time living doing IM.

    My best advice to you is to get a real job where money will be consistent and work on IM on the side. You need $$$ to invest in your business if you plan to make any serious money in IM. Things like software, proxies, domains, hosting, etc. all cost money.

    Build up your IM income and then eventually make the transition over once you put away some savings and can consistently fully support yourself via IM alone.
     
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  3. anuj291

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    if you can write -- You can make good money - PERIOD.

    Open a BST thread over here and start to advertise yourself ... If you a re a beginner everyone will ask you for review copies - so like everyone follows - Give them out and get your sales thread going. If people like your work they will order more.

    Let me paint you my own Picture

    6 years back i used to do everything myself.. i used to write make blogs and all kinds of craps... Hell i even clicked on ads to make stupid 10 cents (i remember i made my first 10 dollars on internet clicking on ads - day after day)

    Today - i have a team and i outsource - most/// Sorrry -- ALL of my work...
     
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  4. Asif WILSON Khan

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    I am currently making peanuts online, but I consider this a learning experience. I see myself as an apprentice so even though I am spending more than I am earning online I see this as an investment. It may take time but I will crack it eventually. Yes it can be disheartening when you know other people are banking hard and you are making pennies but only you can decide if it is worth pursuing.
     
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  5. anuj291

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    All you need to do is spend $30 for a BST here ...

    Here is what i will do
    Open a BST promoting ONLY writing -- dont mix up everything in one thread as ppl get confused .. if you have multiple services launch different BST for each... Keep it clear and stay focused ...

    Dont waste time on adsense and making websites -- SERVICES Section has good amount of money to make...
     
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    its not always true that ,the ways others suggest is the best way to you.you have to find out what is best for you.even among cb,affiliate setups,there are so many ways of getting heavily and easily earned.but you have to find out which is the apt way for you.the best marketing strategy ,that converts my traffic into dollars ,may not the best in the world.but i know ,i can do good within my knowledge,limits with that "my strategy".So i'd say that "my strategy" is the key.
     
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    There was a whole thread here over xmas about people's success last year:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo/515487-how-much-did-you-make-2012-a.html

    There are hundreds of people here, making 'something'.

    I had an extremely successful year last year, but my income is diverse and from different sources; development, my own products & services, SEO & Business/Marketing consultancy, IM, IT, network ownership etc.

    But: As said above, you need to have a stable income/job/career in these difficult times if you're starting out. And I don't mean starting out in terms of 'time'; I mean in terms of success.
     
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  8. smirker

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    You need to try multiple different strategies, and you need to keep pushing at them from all different angles. You will fail before you succeed.

    Personally, my best week was US$3,500 - I'm aiming to beat that :)
     
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  9. somedevil

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    Thanks for your reply and advice Gyuman, Unfortunately a family situation warrants my presence at home for the larger part of the day can't take up a job sadly ..
     
  10. yugam

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    Hi,

    If you can write, or know designing then you can make money, then take clients. This is one of the best option. for your business, you need money.

    Thanks
     
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  11. anuj291

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    very true..

    the reason i said Services is cuz your original post made me feel you are a Service provider trying to do everything
     
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    try and advice and not boast on what you do and how much you earn...
     
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    My friend maybe you are trying to do too many things at once. Why not try one thing for couple of weeks and than try something else for a couple of weeks rather than doing 5 things at once.
     
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    i can help you in 2 ways, and sort out your both problem, i m able to increase your adsense earning and can hire you for content writing stuff too..just let me know if you are interested to work with me.
    please contact me through pm so i can share more info. on how i can help you.
    Jango.
     
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  15. R0meo

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    Writing - gold. If you enjoy it (like i do) you will definitely hit the golden spot. (honestly i make enough to outsource writing but I JUST love it and every article i publish comes from me)

    my newest project is barely 2 month old - already making 40-50 EU per day with it.

    in 2 month i wrote/published 432 articles in my niche. Bringing ~6000 unique daily

    AND yet, i HAVEN'T built i single link, yet already have 89 of those (built naturally by my fans). I tend to bring some quility for my readers and i get rewarded.

    Long story short = if you struggle - easiest and simplest thing you can do - WRITE. Write and sell for other (to make quick cash) and write for yourself ( to make money in a long term)

    Best of luck
     
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    I love reading threads like this. Blackhatters coming together to help someone in need with advice. makes me feel all warm and tingly inside lol.

    to OP - the advice you get on ur thread is very valueable. i have read them all. Keep your chin up and find a way to stay motivated. I am still earning less than less then what i want to earn and have spent alot on hosting, software and such. but im in it for the long haul and you should be too.
     
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    Thanks Mate ! I think i really need to adhere to your advice.. :)
     
  18. somedevil

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    Thanks for writing Trevor. It might seem silly to some but this thread is a morale booster for me. I printed it out and stuck it on my wall :) I was this close to giving up hope..
     
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    Hi,

    If you can write, or know designing then you can make money, then take clients. This is one of the best option. for your business, you need money.

    Thanks

    yugam, It might seem like a very silly question but i am clueless about how/where to find clients :/
     
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    This is the reason I love BHW! Anuj some very cool advice you have given in this thread, we all had similar start. :)

    @ OP - You need money to invest in to stuff and stop trying to do everything by yourself. If you love writing so much start some ClickBank affiliate sites, do some product reviews and try to get the site ranked.

    I made my first sale some years back having a one page affiliate site for a word-press plugin site and spammed wordpress.org comments trying to get a link. Somehow that comment for the affiliate site got stuck for a month and I got like 9 sales from that single comment. So don't get disheartened and work smart.
     
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