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What separates successful from unsuccessful IMers?

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  1. royserpa

    royserpa Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Is there something that separates successful from unsuccessful IMers at all?

    I know everyone will say test and fail, but is there really something that makes an IMer successful or unsuccessful?

    Ive read tons of threads since ive been here and no one (that i can recall of) has asked this question.

    Question to guys that make decent or a killing in money, what was the catalyst or that 'little something' that made you move where you are right now?

    I know hard work, dedication and perseverance are key to all of this, but there is probably something more that me and many others (probably?) have been missing for so long.

    What was the 'key' to your success?

    Of course im not asking to be spoonfed at all, im just asking for insight guys :)

    Peace and keep money roll in! :)
     
  2. Zso

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    Some create quality, some create garbage.
     
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    Who you know, if u know the right people in the IM community you can get just about anything done. Your network = your net worth
     
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  4. Duffers5000

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    People with a plan are more likely to succeed. People who do market research.Know the market they are entering. Know what they have to do to rank. Know how much in advance they should be earning for those rankings.

    People that fail are the ones who jump from niche to niche and live in hope.....eventually they give up .

    Protip....They both work hard but the winner works smart.
     
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  5. royserpa

    royserpa Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This reply put my head into deep thought man.

    Actually this was something i thought i was doing, but after you 2 guys in this thread replied that networking was an important key to success i think this is the key ive been missing for so long. I will look further into this and learn as much as i can :)

    Thanking your post was not enough i had to make this reply :)

    Anyone else would oike to add something? :)
     
  6. meathead1234

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    Live, sleep and eat IM for years. Didn't so much else until I started making money.
     
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    The only thing that seperates stands in one word : Success ...

    Ok I'm out...
     
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    Success is based on how sharp the knife you use to cut through the perpetual mountain of built up bullshit is..
     
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    Focus and a vision of where you want to be.
     
  10. Panther28

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    Internet connection. hand on..also..a pc...welll a mouse too, also a table, a chair (if you don't want to stand) maybe a mobile phone, with pizza hut on speed dial. plus you defo need a toilet close by. Don't buy a mansion when your starting out, or takes ages to run up and down the stairs just to do a dump. Also you will need a planet,that can easily sustain life. and finally a universe. If you don't have all the above, marketing on the internet going to be a real interesting challenge.
     
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    It begins with your belief system.
     
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    As long as you're persistent and don't give up on internet marketing, you will always have the potential to create something out of nothing.....
     
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    This is not much use bro.......can someone translate this?
     
  14. ja1myn

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    The thing that I've learned about IM is that it's ridiculously easy to get distracted and off track. You can do anything online. Play online games, talk for hours on end in group chats, scroll through your Twitter feed endlessly, stalk your ex on Facebook, read random Wikipedia articles just to pass the time, read the news, watch porn, order food for delivery, watch stupid YouTube videos, etc..

    It's also extremely easy to get distracted by all the different ways to make money online. There are literally shit loads of awesome ideas that have the potential to make you a wealthy motherfucker if you FOLLOW THROUGH.

    Following through and sticking to the original plan honestly is my biggest thing. There have been times when I've had so many ideas and only went 20% through each. All I ended up with was 5 angry partners, 5 projects tying up my money, and more work than I could handle.

    I'm not saying that you shouldn't diversify. But at least know your limits. I can handle a few projects effectively and some can do much more. Just know your limits.
     
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    Apologies, i put "success and hardwork" in my universal spinner, get it!?? ohhh univer-sal splitter? and clicked on the comedy spin 99% unreadable. This is what came out.
     
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    I think you missed the OP's question Panther.
     
  17. Rua999

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    Id take that comment about networking with a pinch of salt, and see it for what it is rather than thinking it means making more friends / threads on BHW just for the sake of networking.

    Think of the biggest most successful businessman in your area. Do you think he spends his time networking to bounce ideas off others on what he should be doing? Or do you think he's concentrating on using all the contacts he meets to his advantage?

    Networking online should be based around helping your situation.. not making it harder. So be smart about it.. get the right content writer hookups etc, and cut down on the fluff threads and you'll start realizing your potential. It's no coincidence that the successful people here are the ones that post less often.
     
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  18. Birdz

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    I would say "Rich and poor"
     
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    it's supposed to be funny..... I found it funny.... lol
     
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    Thanks for the awesome replies guys! :)