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Welp, I quit my job today!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by johnnyFIVE, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. johnnyFIVE

    johnnyFIVE Registered Member

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    Yah, at a time where 10% of americans are without jobs, i chose to quit mine. lol

    Been feeling for sometime I could be making more online *6-10k a month* if i had actual time to put into it.

    Works been gettin wierd lately, everyones walking on eggshells not to get fired, the stress levels are going through the roof. I just couldnt take it anymore.

    So, I quit my job :) And Im diving in head first to more work online.

    Wish me Luck!

    JohnnyFive
     
  2. trushafty38

    trushafty38 Regular Member

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    You went with your gut and also your head. You thought you could do it and now you took the risk. I was laid off but called back to my position. I was making .15 a day only on adsense when i decided not to return (crazy huh adsense lol) . There will be ups and downs but im making more money than I was before. Yours will pay off as well as long as you are focused and dont start sleeping in! Personally I dont have kids and im not married so the risk wasnt that bad. haha

    Best of luck

    Shafty
     
  3. noph34r

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    Good luck man
     
  4. tony-raymondo

    tony-raymondo Junior Member

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    just make an online resume and, as you learn MMO, dont be afraid to add to it.

    if you are a master at Market Samurai, list that in your applications on your resume.

    if you get good at wordpress, list it

    if you get good at keyword research and niche finding, list it

    if you get good at backlink building, list it

    that way, you can still have a back up plan and get picked up by an internet marketing company.
     
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  5. makingfastcash22

    makingfastcash22 Senior Member

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    Man I am so on the verge of this exact thing. My bosses are dicks.

    I am not making more than 40 a month from amazon. But I still fill like this is what I want to do. I spend hours online. I do read alot, but I do take action. I just need to find a way to steadily make 2000.00 a month and then they can kiss it.

    Funny thing is I can build websites and charge a decent amount, but I cannot get myself to go in this direction. Hell I could do 2 or 3 sites a month and probably be able to make that. I just need a kick in the ass , I just need to see some cash coming in for my efforts to push me all the way over.

    I saw a saying the other day that put things into perspective.

    it goes like this.

    A Goal without a Plan is just a Wish!

    I need to get my plan together and focus on specific goals!

    Good Luck to you, I hope you never have to work another day for the MAN!
     
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  6. johnnyFIVE

    johnnyFIVE Registered Member

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    Thanks for your good wishings,

    Yah its taking me alot to get to this, what I call "breaking Point" .

    Since Ive been doing this ive never earned less than 4k a month. Hell, last month I had a 10k Month. This month how ever. meh. Prolly gonna be around 7k. Who knows. Might pick up.

    Im recently divorced, this is what I call a "Changing" year. Im making changes in my life that I feel i need to do. Its a Risk / Reward. I just recently lost everything in the divorce. Gave Her the house, the vehicles, everything. So, I dont have any huge bills. (basic stuff, vehicle, rent , electric) So if everything keeps going as it has been this year, should be fine!!

    Im gonna treat this like a job. Im gonna work 8 hours a day, just like it would be a job. Cept ill be doing it in my boxer shorts from my own house! W00t!

    But all in all, Im scared lol

    Oh well.
    Thanks again
     
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    Congrats and good luck! I'm looking to do the same thing in the next couple of months. I completely agree with time being the issue. If I had more time, I would treat it like a full time job instead of a part time one like I am now.
     
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    Good Luck and may god bless you with all success whatever route you take. Keep your head up high! I am also going through a divorce with three child. It sucks man, but I am doing what I can to stay positive and focus to make life happy again.
     
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  9. makingfastcash22

    makingfastcash22 Senior Member

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    man I wish I was making half that I'd tell my boss to Fk the hell off for xmas!

    If you ever feel like passing some karma along hit me up with a PM!

    Man I am excited for you.... This is indeed a changing year for you.

    way to bounce back after a bunch of really rough times.
     
  10. mmhustler2009

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    The most important thing is to carry your momentum on to the next day. :)

    Good luck.
     
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  11. judson

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  12. erroronline14

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    Wow.. I can relate.. Same story here I just quit my job and I am jobless but the end of this year. I can say that I have a good (good for others) my parents are disappointed in what I did. But damn.. I dont want to do those things anymore.. Im not earning yet in IM but I know, soon I will and I dont want to have regrets someday that I didnt tried.

    Its scary but we will just keep moving forward..
     
  13. minustheartist

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    Man you should have quit a long time ago if your making 7k a month! I work 40 hours a week for less than a grand, so go for it!
     
  14. my4piano

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    brave man! I quit my job for 3 month, income zero. Good luck for you and me :p
     
  15. littleg2008

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    Best of luck to you. Takes courage to be able to quit their job knowing that the only income they will make must come from them selves. But if you want drive to get the work done then theres no better for it.

    Really best of luck to you and keep us updated
     
  16. behealthy

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    Dude! You have a serious procrastination problem. Maybe your too comfortable and just getting by is an infectious wheel in your life. Just think how much better it could be.
     
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    I feel very disappointed when someone talk about earning 5k/ month b/c I am struggling very much to make 500/month
     
  18. markyr17

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    Did you ever think there could be more to it than you're just not earning enough? Maybe there really isn't much money with what you're currently marketing. You've got to look around and find the money spots online, and trust me, they are there.
     
  19. johnwho

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    I think Robert Kiyosaki can help you in your fear of quiting your JOB.
    7k is alot man. But I think your expenses is also proportion with your income.

    Well I guess you did the right thing. You will never reach your full potential If you are working for some one else's business.

    -johnwho
     
  20. mazzim

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    Good thing u did. However u "must be lazer focused". Don't try TOO MANY things/ideas at once or try to be an expert at "all of them" .. it's Ok to learn plenty of basic stuff, basics like SEO and Promotion methods is all Ok, but Don't try to dive too deep into every so-called "revolutionary blackhat method" .. leave that for Later when you're able to absorb the risk of losing $2k in a single day due to an account getting banned overnight ... in fact you can leave that to "us" LOL !! :D Now that you're on your own, you must start counting dollars and pennies on a DAILY basis; Minutes and Seconds on a DAILY basis !! You should be just fine.