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What would YOU do now?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by moneymagnet246, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. moneymagnet246

    moneymagnet246 Regular Member

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    Hey everyone, I wanted to ask the members of BHW what do you do when your IM income (only income as well) gets shut down? I used to dropship/wholesale these starbucks gift cards. Made around 4-6k a month just from this, and sold some galaxy s5's (whenever I got my hands on authentic ones) as well which made me an extra 3k monthly. Anyways enough about the amount. I cant get starbucks stuff anymore for a while, so my main income source is gone. I knew this would happen eventually and I was looking for more sources but I guess it just happened sooner than I thought it would.


    So I dont have expenses that are serious, and still have those s5's. But I guess losing an income got me down. So I was wondering, what would YOU do if youre main source of income just doesnt bring you anything anymore?

    Thanks everyone for reading this!
     
  2. sashablack

    sashablack Elite Member

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    what about starting something else? Look for other ways to make money ....not sure if you are fishing for an answer or fishing for a free meal?

    -Sasha
     
  3. sbndnb

    sbndnb Regular Member

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    Diversify.
    Seems like you had a system going there. You had a product an found a way to sell it.
    In your case I'd find a couple new products to promote / sell and apply my knowledge.
     
  4. Dr Acula

    Dr Acula Junior Member

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    You have a system that makes money. Answer? Find another product. In fact: find 10!
     
  5. moneymagnet246

    moneymagnet246 Regular Member

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    Nah im not looking for meals sasha lol. And I was just wondering what others would do in my position. I know I need more products lol
     
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    redrubies Supreme Member

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    As the song goes...you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.
     
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  7. BreaknBrix

    BreaknBrix Power Member

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    There is no simple answer my friend. But I can say this. My earnings recently dropped a couple months ago which started playing with my head. Making me depressed, desperate, lack of focus, etc etc. And that shit can wear you down really fast.

    What helped me more than anything was realizing that my new, negative mindset was KEEPING ME STUCK. I was going to bed later than usual, started skipping workouts, not eating as well as I do, smoking pot, and was getting trapped in these obsessive loops in my mind.

    So what I did (am still trying to do) is change my behavior. Instead of worrying at night, I go to bed early. I'm working out more than usual now. And have stopped smoking pot.

    Once I flipped my brain into a positive state of mind, then I found the answer. Which for me, is to just be happy, healthy, take care of yourself, and work on new shit.

    The LESS you work, the less you TRY NEW THINGS.... the MORE you worry, the MORE scared you'll become and it can quickly spiral out of control.

    Take a hint from Robin Williams. He was asked during an interview "do you ever get scared when you're on stage"? His response was "the only time I get scared is when I stop trying". And I've found that to be 100% accurate in business. If you get confused, slip off your game, it feeds into your anxiety, which feeds into your confusion... which feeds into insecurity and a host of negative bs.

    So keep your chin up. Stay positive. Stay focused. If you can do that, don't ask me how, what or why, but your brain WILL find something. I know it sounds like some crazy psychobabble bs but your mindset will always make or break you.

    -BB
     
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  8. Known

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    Hope you didn't spend all the profit because a couple thousand is more than enough to start off strong in IM, just look around the forum for what interests you (eg SEO/PPC/Social) and give it a shot.
     
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    adultwebmasterdesign Junior Member

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    I Agree wholeheartedly with BreaknBrix above. It is about understanding the way of the new. Whether it be new goals to new ideas and the looking forward. Robin Williams. nuff sd.
     
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    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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