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Why did you start your IM journey?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by provision, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. provision

    provision Regular Member

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    Hey guys, it's creeping up on it being a year since I found BHW and started my IM journey. It doesn't seem like it was that long ago, but I've learned SOOOO much since then!

    So my question to all of you blackhatters old and new is looking back at where you were and what you were doing in life at the time, why did you take the chance and jump into IM?
     
  2. Oukast

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    Because I was unqualified to apply at Wendy's.
     
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  3. kinlee

    kinlee Supreme Member

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  4. Commoner

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    Hey,

    It is due to personal reasons such as not being able to moonlight for jobs and the willingness to generate income as an internet marketer (part-time). There are many members in this forum to either push you up or push you out, your pick!
     
  5. Agera

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    Because, it's a business that's scalable and if you know what you're doing it can be very profitable. It's just a matter of finding your "niche" per say, sticking to it and not giving up until you're making $.
     
  6. TheUnborn

    TheUnborn Elite Member

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  7. Boriss

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    Passive income FTW.
     
  8. GreenGoblin

    GreenGoblin BANNED BANNED

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    10 years ago, i was working at walmart in the overnight stock, i got my check that said $364.14 ill never forget that amount
    and i thought to myself there's gotta be a better way, the rest is history.
     
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  9. royserpa

    royserpa Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    For the sake to get enough money to build my real projects. $20k is the goal, lets see if i everreach that with IM lol
     
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  11. provision

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    So that I wouldn't have to show up to work everyday to essentially be fulfilling someone else's dream.
     
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    So I can pay my college tuition fees and support my parents.
     
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    ID Internet Marketer Senior Member

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    came starting IM to meet people like ceosam, dhselleruk etc

    i fell honored...
     
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    Pretty much this, except it isn't so passive at the moment ;).
     
  16. eveneven

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    Mainly because I realized that any passive income, even US$1000 a month, would over time grow into a small fortune when invested over time. After reading "Rich dad, poor dad" and "The richest man in Babylon" ... lol.

    I have never made a full-time living online (my bet month being just over 10k), but I view it as whatever I make online can be invested into stocks; real estate and other ventures. I pay my bills with my day job (where I work 2 weeks every 6 weeks, on oil rigs all over the world -- gives me plenty of time for IM), and invest what I make online.

    It has also given my girlfriend (she's from the US, and is a great writer) an opportunity to work (since we're living in Spain, where the economy is shit atm.). Yes, I'm using my girlfriend for content.:saroll:
     
  17. Oukast

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    And it never will be. Anyone talking about "passive income" in IM is just running their mouth. The game is always changing, and you will always need to adapt and keep the top of your game. Sure you can take a month or two totally off from here and there if you wish, but in that time you will notice your income dropping.

    IM does give you the freedom to choose when you take time off, unlike 9-to-5 in most cases, but passive income is just bullshit.
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    My penis was too small to get into Porn :(
     
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    Was finishing up a batch of dirty Jenna Jameson panties to ship. I got to cleaning my "to visit" bookmarks...