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What can a programmer do to make money

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by dynander, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. dynander

    dynander Regular Member

    Nov 16, 2008
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    I don't like freelancing, and I really hate office work. I quited at the beginning of the year.

    I'm good at coding. 5 years in the corporate world, C#, VB.NET, php...

    I'm tempted to try all the methods I read here, but I feel that the marketing stuff always took me twice the effort

    I made a big database site, and a rollover site to help it get indexed, but I think it wont give me a lot of money

    What should I do? Keep doing databases sites, and maybe sell them? start playing with autobloggs? may be teach? I always liked to teach...

    What do you think about a database script solution, with a lot of features, to sell it in DP?

    Thank you in advance for any help you can give me :)
  2. aмillionaírе

    aмillionaírе Power Member

    Apr 20, 2008
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    Maybe you can program a content generator, convert it to an RSS feed, connect them together, make a WP plugin, connect them together, then have a content generator where you can autoblog... instead of using RSS for example. You sound like you have the experience to pull it off. Or maybe create a cloaker? Program a script where it goes to DP, or a marketplace forum for example, searches the BST section, and collects the OP's username, creates a page saying "Read about my experience with $username before dealing with them! I recommend everyone read this", and then have a form/submit there or something, convert it, lol. Just some ideas. Create a social network or something that can go viral...
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2008
  3. Keedev

    Keedev Regular Member

    Apr 2, 2008
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    Check out the "what program do you wish for" thread.. Similar to that name.. Or mimic other programs out there, but make them better.. There's a lot of money to be made w/ programming.
  4. CoolAdvisor

    CoolAdvisor Supreme Member

    Mar 24, 2008
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    create social apps for myspace, facebook, hi5, etc...