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What would you do if you had to start with no money to invest?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Oblivion13, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    I was in IM about 8 months ago doing the YT/Game Beta niche and didnt make much doing it (Maybe $250 monthly). I had to get a 9-5 job and was recently laid off due to "not enough work".

    My question is, if you had no money to invest, how and what would you do to try to make some income? I have tried all of the freelance sites and cannot seem to pick up anything to hold me over till I can find another job so I figured I would give IM another try to see if I can make something to provide for my family.

    I have read a bunch of threads but most of them need some kind of initial investment, whether it be a domain and hosting or buying views.

    Things I have:
    Awesome web design skills
    CPA accounts
    GSA ranker
    Hard work and dedication

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. blogmaster2003

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    Offer Services here ir on Fiverr. Offer some free reviews and if you are good you will earn from next Orders

    Posted via Topify on Android
     
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  3. jimmylegs

    jimmylegs Senior Member

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    Get a job. That's the only thing you can do.
     
  4. bmac

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    If you are in the US or have access to US ip addresses I can help you out. You do part of the work and we split the income 50/50. You need to post ads each day but if you can get 10 to 15 ads a day live you will make $1k to $1500 a month.
     
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    What's wrong with you, this is the 2nd thread you're putting down people. I and countless of others started with no capital and have become successful.

    With no money to invest I'd suggest you to go to facebook/twitter/etc. and reach out to people who might want to buy followers/likes/etc. with AddMeFast generate some points and provide them a service. After you make about 20$ buy a domain and cheap hosting and start your journey there.
     
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    chaabanov Regular Member

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    I started out with nothing. What I used: PPD with SEO and YouTube. This will make you a few hundreds which you can invest.
     
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    I started with 0 investment and now i am earning $700+ a month avg. "If you have brain you can do anything - By Nut-Nights"
     
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    How narcissist can you get to quote yourself.
     
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  9. IAmNotLegend

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    Best would be to look in to "Want To Buy" and "Hire a Freelancer" sections of BHW. Get some cash, to help you pay for hosting or buying variuos services.

    Then you can do YT + PPD.

    I have not much to give to you, but your "Awesome web design " skill will help you in all parts of IM.
     
  10. erickishere

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    Considering the tools and skills you have I would start freelancing my web design skills.

    Use the money you earned from the web designing I would start doing keyword research and buying a domain.

    I would start pumping out content and post it on the site and start ranking it up with GSA, monetize it with CPA accounts and BAM there we have it

    But it doesn't hurt to try to find a job.
     
  11. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    Jimmylegs - if you can read I said clearly "HOLD ME OVER TILL I CAN GET A JOB", Members like you need to read before you open your mouth and let stupidity come out of it. It is not like I am not submitting applications and resumes. I cannot make someone call me or give me a job, all I can do is apply, follow up and hope I get it.

    I have tried all the freelance sites and have applied to many many gigs but being new with no feedback I am having a hard time landing them. As for forums, (Like BHW) it costs money to post in the BST section offering services.

    All I was looking for was advice if you were to start over without any money to invest, what would you do? Like I mentioned in the OP, I tried the CPA/YT method a while ago and didnt make much doing it.
     
  12. eimFlood

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    You could use design skills or gsa for fiverr gigs to generate a little revenue. Search "gsa" at fiverr and you'll see what people are offering.
    Or you could use your "Hard work and dedication" to try this:

    1 - Look through the CPA offers that are available to you and pick keywords for a niche related to an offer.
    2 - Build a free web2.0 property and write some of your own decent content.
    3 - Get a free account or trial with one or more of the major ESPs (ConstantContact, etc) and put the sign up form on your web2.0 instead of the actual affiliate offer. On the thank you page for your opt-ins, put the link/banner for the CPA offer and start picking similar offers that you can send to your subscribers.
    4 - Try using gsa to get the we2.0 ranked, and also search BHW for free ways to get subscribers.
    5 - Send your additional offers to your subscribers. Might want to include some actual content and not just slap an email creative in there, but the choice is yours.

    Wouldn't expect to make a lot of fast cash with that, but you could at least generate a little money that you could use to reinvest.
     
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  13. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    Thank You, this was the kind of reply I was looking for. Rep Given
     
  14. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I would bet this is a good opportunity for you, OP, plus Bmac is a solid guy.
     
  15. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    Bass, I actually emailed you yesterday on your VA gig you had posted.
     
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    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I'm still digging though those... I got a fair amount of emails from that post.

    I do know that bmac is a man of honor though if you choose to work with him and he has some killer methods... I know some of his older stuff and he is a sharp guy with good money making ideas.
     
  17. Oblivion13

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    Sent him a PM. Hope to talk to him soon. Appreciate it.
     
  18. twist13

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    Here is something that i found here that might be usefull:

    Assuming you have great web design skills, search up local small companies that don't have a website or with poor design. Search up their email/phone and contact them. From here you have two options:
    1. Say that you're building up your portfolio and that you can offer them a free design and maintenance of their website, and the only thing that they will need to pay is hosting (under your affilate link)
    2. Just offer them a basic design, but charge a little lower than the average ( if you are desperate for money)

    When you get good amount, invest them in a domain and hosting, build a website and make use of those CPA accounts. Other thing i would do is to start my own company for web design if there is little to no competition in the place i live (of course, depending on your own dedication, skills, resources, etc.)
    That are just a few thoughts in my head. Note that the method under 1. was shared by a member from here(can't remember the thread), so all the credits go to him.
    Good luck!
     
  19. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    I tried that already. Like I mentioned, I live in a small town with mom and pop stores and they dont do the online thing. I have also went to CL and found companies offering services (roofing, plumbing, computer repair) and sent them all emails.
     
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    Many guys start in adsense exchange groups to get their first bucks to reinvest in legit projects. You can use blogger.com and sign up for adsense for free. I do not want you tempt to this, because it is blackhat. But thats the way some guys do it :)