Your First $1000: Share Your Story

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What do you think would be the most consistent way for a marketer with good basic skills,
to consistently make the first 1000 $ on a new project, as fast as possible.

Also would be great if you couod share your first 1000$ story
#main internet marketing discussion forum #share #story
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  • Profile picture of the author salegurus
    Sorry guy but just like this thread: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...-top-10-a.html
    seems like you are looking for the easy way out....

    You are not going to be handed the Top 10 best converting products or a simple easy way to quickly make $1K consistently. You need to do some of your own research so you can ask targeted questions...
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  • Profile picture of the author JosephC
    Originally Posted by adagio View Post

    as fast as possible.
    Stop thinking like this.

    Starting a business is hard and takes time. If you want an easy paycheck get a job.

    P.S. If someone had a quick and effortless method to make $1000 with only basic skills, you think they would share it with you? Heck no. They would use it for themselves until it was no longer lucrative and then sell it in the WSO section.
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  • Profile picture of the author joshdn10
    Hey Adagio.

    The best way to do this is to sell top tier products. If you sell $2000, $5000, $10 000 products, you literally need to sell one in a month and you've done it. Products that have high upsells in other words. Like an ascension model.

    It might sound ridiculous that people would buy products for that price online, yet they do, all day long!
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    My first $$$ online was from fiverr and solo ads. My 1st paycheck for $1000+ was from native ads + paid traffic.

    Enjoy
  • Profile picture of the author dadvocate
    One word.. perseverance.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      This is it. This is one of those answers that seems to simple to grasp, but is the answer, the secret, the clue.

      Keep at it. You'll get it. Just keep at it for the right reasons and you will be good to go.

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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
      Originally Posted by huutai98 View Post

      I also want to earn 1000 first. But I will try and persevere !
      Originally Posted by ruthom View Post

      I'm still learning more to have good skills. It is important that we persevere in plus effort to reach the first $.
      Originally Posted by adagio View Post

      some scarcity mindset answers here,
      although many very inspiring stories shared.

      Just to clarify:
      we know that making money involves perseverance, hard (and smart) work, and skills.

      So the question was not about a get rich quick scheme, but rather about the 'starting from scratch' dilema.

      Let's say you aquired great skills, but circumstances dictate that you need to start with zero dollars.

      According to your answers, the methods seem to be either freelancing or affiliate marketing.

      makes sense.

      Since affiliate takes more time, advice to someone starting from zero would be freelancing, as the fastest way to get your first 1k.
      Anyone has a diferent opinion ?

      Once you get some seed cash then you could then use it with your skills for more options: direct response, marketing etc

      So let's follow up your inspiring answers with this question:
      what would be your top tips on getting:

      -your first freelancing clients with no previous work portfolio
      -your first afiiliate sales (with zero dollars, so no ads possibility)

      share your beginning struggle story !
      Originally Posted by dadvocate View Post

      One word.. perseverance.






      Perseverance is more common than one would think.

      Probably just a coincidence.
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  • Profile picture of the author dana67
    I tried a number of different things and found a niche I loved. Then I worked and kept at it.
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    It's not how much you make, it's how much you save.
  • Profile picture of the author Spacevt
    The first time I made $1000 was after I put in many hours of work learning the business and developing a plan AND executing that plan. That wasn't as exciting as the first few hundred dollars I made was quite a surprise because I wasn't expecting it.

    I was running a review website and was just focusing on developing content so I was doing research on my topic and writing a blog post for a few hours and decided to take a break. So during my break I went to my commissions page in CJ and bam! There was $298 sitting there. I was shocked and I felt like I won the lottery. The feeling was better than any drug or personal experience I ever had and I chase it everyday.

    In my case, making a few hundred dollars was the critical moment because it was a signal that I was going in the right direction. By the time I was making $1000, I was already expecting it because I already broke the ice and was moving in that direction.
  • Profile picture of the author Bill Bowman
    In order to make a consistent $1000 you first need to develop a skill that people of willing to pay you for. For me, it was learning how to build a WP site and then how to rank it on the search engines. After I could do that on a consistent basis it was easy to sell that to clients.

    There are plenty of ways that a marketer can make $1000 but the question to ask yourself is what can you do for someone else that would make them part with their hard-earned money! And focus on one thing and don't keep chasing shiny objects. Once I did that I was able to make money in my consulting business which is what has kept me off of this forum. Now that I am back on this forum it can be a challenge not to buy products!
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    • Profile picture of the author adagio
      how did you get your first wordpress client,
      since you did not have a protfolio yet ?

      did you cold mail prospects or got a job at a freelancing platform ?
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    A, I would say, any way you enjoy working NOT for the money but for the joy of the work. Could be any online income stream. But the fun/joy/passion of the work makes the money, not the channel itself, and this idea confuses so many well-meaning but scared IMers who work like made on certain channels, fearing that they will lose money (aka, "what is the quickest way to make that money, fast" and that fear guarantees that they go broke.

    Because money sprints from a fearful person and money sprints to a person who has no fear of losing money.

    I do not share stories about making money because I don't know what I can and cannot share with the mods LOL Not a dig, but just confused about the self-promo stuff here. So I shall refrain.

    Do what you love. Help people. Monetize that help through the various streams you learn about on Warrior and through Googling terms and following blogs related to these niches. Over time, the money will flow in, but only after you feel and let go the fear of losing money, and once you release that greediness that goads you to make the money fast.

    Ryan
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  • Profile picture of the author fabinfo
    Making your first $1000 dollars can be achieved within a short while with affiliate marketing or freelancing.
    • Profile picture of the author adagio
      did you make your first 1k with affiliate marketing ?
      how was the experience, and how long did it take ?
  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    I make my first 100$ with youtube abd ppd with cleanfiles .But this was not easy .I work hard to get them
  • Profile picture of the author JannizReview
    Which kind of affilate maketing can help you earn $1000 fastest?? Can let me know?
    • Profile picture of the author anayb
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      I made my first $1000 by writing (outsourcing) articles to Demand Media (now Leaf Media). They used to pay me $30.00 for every 300-word piece. Tons of work were available at the time (2011). It was quick, easy money. I made more than $40,000 in two years. Yes, I traded my time but learned a lot from their editorials. I practised copy-writing a lot but eventually given it up since 2012 because of various technical projects in my hands, which I enjoy more.
  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    My first $1000 is selling website on Flippa. Last week I also sold another website with $1000. That's great
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
    Originally Posted by adagio View Post

    What do you think would be the most consistent way for a marketer with good basic skills,
    to consistently make the first 1000 $ on a new project, as fast as possible.

    Also would be great if you couod share your first 1000$ story


    You go first.
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