Is it really possible to make money online in 2017?

by PeterBen 102 replies
Hi I am new here. My question is whether it really is possible to make money online doing Internet marketing in 2017. I have never made any money online before so I have no idea what is possible but I feel like it's everyone's dream to make money online and quit their day job.

I have heard a solid way to make money online is to build a website and work on it day and night for years and eventually you will slowly make money but it takes more effort than a newbie can imagine.

I am considering paying for mentoring and checking the marketplace on here. I have seen a few promising programs on here which say you can make money quickly with their program but I can't help to think the dream is too good to be true.

Thoughts?
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Man lets tell you the truth .Internet Marketing its huge and are people who make like 20 000$ or 30 000$ per day and more .Maybe you said i am crazy but its true .The problem its that in this field succes the people who never give up ,its not easy trust me .For a newbie its hard at beginning because he must learn a lot etc .An advice for me its to start for begining to learn email marketing
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    • Profile picture of the author Muhammad Pervaiz
      It is not better to start affiliate marketing for beginners?
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      • So what's the best marketing to start up with as a newbi.
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      • Profile picture of the author rapzkilla
        I won't suggest affiliate marketing. I feel that Google is biased with it. But if you can drive traffic to it in other ways, then you may make coin. Pick your products wisely of cause
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        • Profile picture of the author Lui Bliss
          other than clickbank, what other methods can you suggest to find offers?
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      • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
        It is better to learn the skillsets necessary to generate the sales that counts.Skillsets are your biggest assets.
        keep that in mind .once you have the skillsets you can sell multiple affiliate products.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      Doing proven, effective, business-building things daily and *never giving up on that* is the way to fortune. That's the thing; persistently applying these concepts over years. Good add here.
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  • Profile picture of the author PeterBen
    Hey thanks for the comments guys, for some reason I can't read them though. I get an email notification when someone comments and it shows me I have a reply but not sure why I can't read them, it's very frustrating.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Ignore those who talk about millions and tens of thousands a day - and focus instead on learning the basics and getting your plan in place with realistic goals.

    My suggestion - go to the thread below and READ it - download the free sig "getting started" report and read it - find other threads that are similar in nature (i.e., by successful marketers sharing real advice and experience)...and learn from them.

    (sorry - forgot to link to the thread)

    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...m-venture.html

    This is not rocket science - but it's not a dream you chase, either. A mentor may help in the future but they can't lead you to success by the hand. Do your part and learn the basics of internet marketing from all of the free resources provided on this forum and online.

    Don't fall into the trap of buying one "solution" after another. When you are "buying" you are part of the seller's target market. I'm not saying not to buy anything - just know what you need before loading your computer with "make money online" products.

    Good luck to you - as you have specific questions, ask them here and people will help.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      I like it Kay; I tell my clients that "you" are the solution. Tools are just, tools. Coaches show the way but the clients must walk the path to succeed. And that walking involves smart work persistently applied over years.
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    • Profile picture of the author mmmmcflllyyyy
      best advice and sums up everything I wanted to say perfectly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    I can't read them though
    Spam comments (people promoting their own 'stuff') are deleted so you may get a notice but then find the post is gone. Not something that would have helped you anyway.
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  • Yes ... you can make money online. Infact, six figures for that matter. You can learn about search engine optimization and rank websites for clients.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan Thames
    It's definitely possible. I made roughly 30,000 last year from online endeavors alone. I have a day job as well. That doesn't make me rich, yet. But it did prove to me that making money online is most definitely possible.

    I will say that I put TONS of time into learning, experimenting, researching, and failing before I ever made anything.
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    • Profile picture of the author Khanh604
      Hi Ryan
      How long until you make some profit? Month? Year.?
      How much did you loose?
      I know that everybody experience will be different but it will give me a rough idea what is the norm. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    My question is whether it really is possible to make money online doing Internet marketing in 2017
    Possible? - Absolutely.

    I am considering paying for mentoring and checking the marketplace on here. I have seen a few promising programs on here which say you can make money quickly with their program
    I strongly suggest you keep your money in your pocket for now.

    Try these guys' free info. to start with:

    https://www.entrepreneurs-journey.com/

    https://www.perrymarshall.com/
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Yep; as it always was. Follow your passion. Learn a skill to solve a problem in that field. Create. Connect. Test. Monetize. Test. Prosper. Money responds to your skills, honed over years. Start honing, start earning.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by PeterBen View Post

    I have heard a solid way to make money online is to build a website and work on it day and night for years and eventually you will slowly make money but it takes more effort than a newbie can imagine.
    It shouldn't take years if you do it right. A year maybe. Sometimes less sometimes a little more. You can do things like consistent blog commenting and guest posting to get the ball rolling, no question


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  • Profile picture of the author MotoJao
    Yes it´s indeed possible. But it´s hard work.

    Without work you will not make a lot of money.

    There are no push button methods.

    Buying Mentoring might not be a good idea if you are totally new.

    If you want success you must stick to what you are learning right now, and not jump around.

    So if it´s Youtube stick with it, if it´s Instagram stay on target ect.

    The easiest way to make money, in my opinion are either Website Flipping (Starter Sites) or dmain flipping.

    Another thing is makking Amazon review videos on Youtube. Easy to rank a video of a product that comes out in the nearest future, and make sales from a review video.

    But you need to do the work
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  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    No its not everyone's dream to make money online.

    Most people would be head over heals just to find the right job.

    Nothing wrong with that idea because jobs keep our economy going.

    On top of that...

    The 'average' mind can not handle freedom.

    Do you ever see what goes on during the weekends and holidays?

    Emergency services are at their peek.

    Now in regards to building a website day and night for years and slowly start to see financial rewards...

    That sounds like a really horrible idea doesn't it?

    There's way more to life than just grinding behind a computer (if this really isn't your correct life path).

    For all the folks who don't really need to be here...

    Ask the Universe, your higher self or God...

    Should I even be pursuing this industry?

    And then wait.

    The answer will come.

    And if it isn't the right industry / opportunity, then you will be guided to the right one that will actually work for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author wordpressmania
    Let me ask you two question............

    1. Do you want to quite your day job?

    If the answer is YES, the second question comes....

    2. Why do you want to quite your day job?????

    Well, there might be a lot of things you can say but all the answer will point to a single major reason, you do not love your day job.

    We, human made this virtual world and our basic human instinct also apply here. If you do not love something here, it will be much harder for you to keep going. Here no one will be to supervise you works unlike a day job a boss is always around and he ensure that you work each day and you fulfill your daily task. So if you do not have love for the work your productivity will be declined over days. Eventually you will find much more hard days as you experience now with your day job.

    Here I did not want you to discourage to think that it is not something for you, I wanted to let you understand, you just need to pick up a niche that you love and have passion. And only then you can expect a good living here. Believe it or not, here people earn much more than you can imagine and work minimum possible work. Well, it does not mean they are lazy, they always think about it, study about it, even dream about it. They love their work and literally they live within this virtual world. So when you see someone here not working that does not mean they are not thinking a new way to make their business more one step ahead. Actually they work much harder not physically instead work harder intellectually.

    My point is, here ( online or offline alike ) you have to work hard to get result. If you do not work hard no program, no mentor will be able to help you and if you do not have passion you will never be able to work hard.

    So the first step for you here can be find something that you love to work with.

    Hope this helps
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    It is certainly possible to make money online.

    However, the reality is that most fail to make any significant amount.

    That's not to say you shouldn't try.

    Also, there is a big world outside of MMO / selling products and services.

    For the past 16+ years, I have been heavily promoting PPL (pay per lead...lead generation) offers. This is because there is no credit card / purchase required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form, so conversion tend to be much higher compared to offers that require a sale to be made.

    Regardless what you pursue. To me, the most important skill you want to build is the ability to drive traffic and generate leads cost effectively. If you can do this, everything else can be optimized.

    Anyway, just my 2 cents.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    Yes it is possible to make money online in 2017.

    There are many ways to make money online, so in the beginning you will have to do your research and get familiar with the different ways to make money online.

    After doing your research you will have to decide what method or business model you're going to focus on.

    Personally, I've found the most success with building a list in a profitable niche and selling solutions to people's problems within that niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author briah
    I would keep your wallet closed and focus on learning and jump in and do it. I just jumped in and I'm trying to get my site off the ground.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by PeterBen View Post

    Hi I am new here. My question is whether it really is possible to make money online doing Internet marketing in 2017. I have never made any money online before so I have no idea what is possible but I feel like it's everyone's dream to make money online and quit their day job.

    I have heard a solid way to make money online is to build a website and work on it day and night for years and eventually you will slowly make money but it takes more effort than a newbie can imagine.

    I am considering paying for mentoring and checking the marketplace on here. I have seen a few promising programs on here which say you can make money quickly with their program but I can't help to think the dream is too good to be true.

    Thoughts?
    Of course it is!

    This forum and website wouldn't exist if it wasn't possible!
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  • Profile picture of the author dana67
    It is possible to make money in 2017 and in the years to come. You need to be willing to be consistent. In other words, you need to keep working at it. Find a nice, find a way to get traffic, and find a way to monetize.

    Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author nicheblogger75
    The quickest way is the MMO niche.

    Set up a squeeze page and start building a list with solo ads, video marketing, free offers, JV Giveaways, social media, banner ads, PPC ads, PPL networks, blogging, etc.

    Build a buyers list reselling MRR and PLR products on JVZoo and Warrior Plus. Put up free offers on Warrior Forum classified to build your list.

    Then you start promoting products to your list in the IM/MMO niche.

    Some people will say that niche is shady or how can you promote MMO products when you aren't an expert yourself yet and blah blah blah.

    All I can say is ignore those people. Who cares what other people think if you are making bank?

    I've been doing this since 2008 and I do very well.

    I don't even create my own products. Why should I when I can just let someone else do all the hard work and all I have to do is whip up a 15 minute email, send it out, and clock 60% of each sale?
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    • Profile picture of the author Muhammad Pervaiz
      this work need your passion, and will return a lot of course..
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    • Profile picture of the author SpiralX
      Great reply, this is food for thought. When I tested a campaign in the MMO niche this year, I had an autoresponder list loaded with messages to various JVZoo and WP vendors. I have some nice PLR and MRR, and have thought about selling it. I have so many questions for you. Like - why put them on JVZoo or WP instead of selling them on your own platform - are there added benefits? And you mentioned a great many ways of driving traffic to your squeeze page - do you start slow and build it up over time, or get one traffic source working before adding to the next.

      Thanks for the inspiration. I'm waiting for a post of mine to be published in the jv forum looking for a partner who is also a mentor.
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  • Profile picture of the author Antesh
    Hey Peter,
    It is really possible to make money online. Many people are making money online including me.

    But I must say , it's not easy to earn money online. The mode the making money you will choose, you have to be dedicated and passionate for that. If you will take it as a job then you will earn money online. It may possible that not immediately but definitely you are gonna earn some handsome amount of money.
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  • Profile picture of the author Peter Cairns
    Affiliate marketing is best way to earn money but you need to do experiment to see what works for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author wpfix
    Hi PeterBen,

    The biggest problem in internet marketing is many people are overwhelmed. My advice to you is choose the best two or maximum 3 mentors and stick with them & figure out what works for you.. because different things work for different people.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Nguyen
    Of course you can, of course it's possible! A lot of people have succeed and a lot of people are doing this business! You can do it, start easy and then take the higher level to make more money! Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
    Originally Posted by PeterBen View Post

    Is it really possible to make money online in 2017?



    You haven't bought a single thing online in the last 6 months? Nothing?
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  • Profile picture of the author Maxi4biz
    Hello Ben, It looks like

    you are pretty new to the system but I will like to help here.

    I will like to give you a simple answer...it is 100% Possible even from this week.


    In your journey to earn good income online, you need to

    be determined, find good mentor though you have to be careful with choosing mentor here, look before you leap.


    All it takes is hard work. Don't get tired easily or frustrated.
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  • Profile picture of the author surfer30
    Its possible when you learn the basics before any advanced strategies. the basics are to learn how to earn you first dollar online then 100 , when you figure out a strategy it becomes easier for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author robinaraoz
    Hi Peter,

    A lot of great advise!

    I do believe it is possible to make make an income online.

    One thing my mentor told me once, and this can be applied right away, even if you don't have a list.

    Just take massive action.

    That sole sentence has done a lot for me in terms of getting results

    Regards,
    Robin
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  • Profile picture of the author T2
    Here is my advice for you my friend. Do your research and find out what the proven methods of making money online are. Once you find out what the proven money-making methods are, then you need to choose one that makes sense to you. Then focus for the next 30-90 days on doing whatever it takes to make $100 a day with that method. Don't let anything else distract you because that is how most people end up failing. Most people only try something for a few days and give up at the first sign of an obstacle. If you really want to make money online you have to focus on one thing at a time and don't give up until you're successful.

    For example, it has been proven that you can make a lot of money as an affiliate marketer. So, if you just focused solely on learning and applying what you learn about affiliate marketing in the next 30-90 days you'd be surprised at your progress.

    If possible I do recommend getting a coach/mentor who has achieved the exact goals you're trying to achieve so you can get feedback while you're taking action.

    Good Luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ameera Fatima
    Use the skills you’ve already developed — maybe even those you use at a full-time job — to earn extra money on the side.
    While you want to make sure you’re not competing with your employer (you can’t poach your company’s clients; read your contract to make sure you haven’t signed a non-compete agreement), you could earn a significant amount of money by working directly with clients.
    You can start a freelance business with a huge variety of skills.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikeisme
    To answer your question, YES! you can literally make a living running Ads on your website. But the biggest mistake newbies make is think that you will make it all overnight, when in fact it takes time to build your traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Manoj V
    Short answer, yes. There are so many people who make a decent living working online.

    Google for the top blogs in a topic that you are interested in, and take a look at what those bloggers are doing with their blogs. Go through at least ten such sites and observe their best practices. Blogging takes time but once you start earning the money will only keep increasing as you continue blogging.

    Having a good mentor with enough credibility or following someone who is already established shortens the time to succeed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jesse Win
    There is money to be made but most newbies run out of patience cause often what is being sold is the Idea of " Quick / Instant Money ' It when the money dosnt roll in over night is when the dream fades and enters back into the 9-5 work force..

    Through Experience I can tell you there is money its just not as
    quick as some belief and also a learning curve as well.

    Tips and Very Cliche
    ** Don't Give Up
    and Use money you have not Credit or loans that create Debt**
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  • Profile picture of the author digiservices
    Yes it is possible to make money online, But now its not that easy the way it was till 2010. till that time search engine algorithms were not that strict the way they are now.

    But still on the internet content is the king and If you are good at that then making money online will be much easier then anyone else.

    Now a days video content is more preferable so if you can generate a video content which is unique in its own way, that can built a good level of revenue as compare to textual content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Seth Czerepak
    People on this forum have been asking this question EVERY YEAR for the past 20 years. The answer has been yes every year. But the people who are making money aren't asking this question. They're too busy working on their business.
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    • Profile picture of the author sethczerepak
      Originally Posted by Seth Czerepak View Post

      People on this forum have been asking this question EVERY YEAR for the past 20 years. The answer has been yes every year. But the people who are making money aren't asking this question. They're too busy working on their business.
      How the hell did I log in as myself, not not myself?
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    • Profile picture of the author gnojham
      Originally Posted by Seth Czerepak View Post

      People on this forum have been asking this question EVERY YEAR for the past 20 years. The answer has been yes every year. But the people who are making money aren't asking this question. They're too busy working on their business.
      they have been asking if its possible to make money online in 2017 since 1997? i dont believe you. that would be some serious planning ahead.
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  • Profile picture of the author rhealy29
    It will always be possible to make money online. The problem is the poisonous picture that many places (this forum included) paint of what making money online actually means.

    No one would ever ask the question, "is it still possible to make money offline in 2017?" That's because when people think of making money in "the real world", they think of it the right way. They know it's there to be made, but they also know it means hard work, risk, long hours, legal implications, etc. No one would ever go to their business professor and ask "how can I turn $50 into $10000 in one month or less?"

    If people thought of making money online the same way they think of making money in the bricks and mortar world (which they should since there is no significant difference), questions like this would never come up. The problem is too many people think of making money online the way the scammy "MMO" niche/community has trained them to.

    Making money online means making money quick. It means making money easily. It means making money without consequence. This forum is packed to the brim with threads that clearly demonstrate this. The only thing that exceeds the number of people looking to become rich within the next week without doing any work are the number of people willing to lie through their teeth to try to sell some bullcrap product to the first bunch.

    Is it possible to make money online in 2017? Of course it is. Just like it's possible to make money online in the physical world in 2017. But it isn't going to be quick, or easy, or consequence free like so many gurus and new posters alike will try to pretend it is. Treat online the same way you would treat the real world. The core nature of business and commerce does not change because you move it to a digital format.
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  • Profile picture of the author hardworker2013
    Yes it is very possible to make a living from Internet Marketing, that is my bread and butter, although i do it part time. I make an average of over $10,000 monthly from my websites and my e-commerce stores. You can check out my blog for some great ideas.
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  • It's possible, but it's not going to be easy. Stop listening to anyone who tells you it's "easy", "quick" and whatever. Every success story you see has years of work behind it, regardless of what anyone things.

    It's not just about the websites and the promotion strategies you use. You'd have to peel back the layers a bit here.
    • Your idea: Is it validated? Do you think you can get your first few paying customers?
    • Are you prepared to commit for years of hard work?

    Don't give up. If it makes you feel any better, it's not just "hard" for newbies; it's still hard even for the big guys.
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  • Profile picture of the author Risktaker89
    It will always be possible to make money online no matter what year it is.

    The important point for someone who is just starting out is to determine the direction of your online business.

    How do you want to make money online?

    Is it via CPA? Affiliate marketing? E-commerce? Arbitrage?

    Determine the type of marketing you want to go into first, then focus on it.

    There will be a lot of distractions around. Even a simple post like this can let you see that different people has different methods.

    Find the one you like and master it first. Know what your challenges will be and set a time frame before you call it quits.

    For example, building up a successful website to get organic traffic is definitely a good model but you will need to allow adequate time to grow and you need to keep up with the search engines algorithm.

    Starting off with email marketing and focusing on building and growing your email list is definitely a faster way to get started but for fast results, you will need to get your hands dirty in building sales funnel and mastering paid traffic.

    Pick one method and focus.

    Choosing and following a mentor will always be a good way to start off too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jim palmer
    yes its depend on you that how you start work online there are many platform like fiverr,upwork freelancer etc.where you can start earning if you have any expertise.
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  • Profile picture of the author taxpreservice
    Absolutely, It is possible to make money online in 2017. You can start Affiliate Marketing, Web Development, Digital Marketing and so on.
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  • Profile picture of the author faisalmaximus
    Making money online is easier now comparing to before, more people are buying products and services from online, so the market is becoming bigger and bigger. Most important thing is, who have more data now a days will do better business. So, try to generate leads, as much targeted list as you can create, that much business you will do.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeanniegiordano
    Yes it definitely is possible to earn money in internet marketing. There are plenty of business models to choose from, so look for something that interests you and will keep you motivated to keep working at it.

    I've dabbled in affiliate marketing, blogs, CPA, adwords and creating PLR products. I've made money from all of these methods, but my two favorite areas at this time are creating PLR products and affiliate marketing.

    If you're in a hurry to make money, creating a product or service is a great way to start. But you should always be building a base, so start building an email list as soon as you can. It will pay off in dividends eventually.

    Good luck to you!
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    • Profile picture of the author pawandave
      It is not really possible in 2017 but it was also possible in past as ell as future....

      You guys neec to browse mire this forum
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        Yep, since l am doing it!

        But it took me 9 years to figure it all out.

        The one thing l learned after 6 years is, "converting traffic is the toughest barrier to overcome".

        Lick that and you are almost there.

        I have licked that by staying with graphic hub sites like, Graphicriver and Creative Market, although GR also does photo's, software, and music, etc.

        And Fiverr covers the rest.


        The trick to becoming successful is you have to pick one of these, develop your skills, and keep trying til you, see what most cannot, especially your idiot friends, etc.


        It isn't easy to find the gold, but stick with one thing, and once your competency levels are at 100% then the vein of gold will show up.

        If the vein was obvious, then everyone would be doing it, and it would be quickly thrashed.

        But most true opportunities, are hard to find, or more accurately hard to see, and it takes hard work, persistence and getting on top of adversity to see the glimmer on the surface.

        Then it takes more hard work, and persistence to bring it to the surface.


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      • Profile picture of the author Birdi
        So i thought I would drop my 2 cents here...

        You certainly can make money online in 2017! I would rather say build a business online.

        It is a learning curve though, you will need to educate yourself with the basics and take it a step at a time. But along the learning curve you actually do develop skills that most universities and schools wont even teach you correctly.

        Find a market and search for problems, then find a solution to that problem and there are many business models out there to help you promote your products/service.

        I personally find Building a list of customers and communicating with them through email works well. Blogging works quite well so long as your giving solutions to problems and you can always build a list through your blog aswell.

        If you can find a decent mentor to give you that guidance it will certainly fast pace your success but you will need to put in the time and work after all it is a business

        Hope that helped you good luck

        Birdi
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  • Profile picture of the author haywardsmith
    There are "Done-For-You affiliate programs that provide the ads, emails and follow-up you need to start generating revenue rather quickly.

    The important thing to do is to take advantage of this - and also use it to learn how to do it on your own.

    Ultimately, you want to be able to take over your own list. A well crafted Done-For-You program is a solution for the newbie.
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  • Profile picture of the author faiz7869
    I think it's best time to invest on the internet marketing. Once it will be common, it will be more difficult to work.
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  • Yes you can make it through internet marketing. There are many ways of internet marketing. For example, you can promote your client's webpage over the internet through blog commenting, social bookmarking, guest posting etc. But you have to follow proper guidelines to do this. If you do it properly then I am sure you could earn lots of money from this.
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by michaelwolf View Post

      Hi,

      in my opinion it is definitively still possible to make money online. Many people think of MMO though as a 100% automated solution - which it is not! Also the revenue per thousand visitors differs a lot depending on the traffic and method you are using. I have had revenues from my main income sources ranging from article sales (based on average price on different sites) @ €9,50 RPM to Multi-Level Marketing @ €300,00 RPM.

      So depending on your skills, effort and amount of money & time you can invest, I would say everything is possible from $1 to more than $100.000 per month.

      Cheers
      Michael

      PS: I calculated the RPMs on a per UNIQUE USER - not per view basis.
      great post and I agree you still need to build your list.

      you still need to work hard....that is where people go wrong. There is no such thing as a ROBOT marketing...sure you can make it all happen, but you still need to work, and doing all this, things just get easier and easier as time goes on.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jade Evans
    Yes. You can make money online by affiliate marketing for Amazon, Clickbank, JVZoo...
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  • Profile picture of the author walebello
    First you need to determine what niche you are comfortable with, health, clothing and accessories, travel, sports, etc. When you have determined that, then you determine how you want to go about selling. Are they going to be your products, doing ecommerce, or are you going to be an affiliate of big companies like Amazon and co, or would you be doing digital products, or even drop shipping, where you don't have to stuck goods.

    When you have determined this, LEARN ONE at the max TWO , internet marketing method(s) first. Start your business, perfect your skills in the IM method(s) you have chosen, it could be blogging, it could videos, maybe email marketing, or even just copywriting. A lot to choose from. not forgetting the almighty social media.

    When you start to see some income, then learn more, learn new things. This way you don't suffer from info overload, it is the most common disease caught by internet marketers. You really can be tempted to delve into too many things at the same time, but you've got to resist it.

    My 2 cents
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  • Profile picture of the author mikeisme
    This is still going on? Lol. How many yes can one hear before believing that it's possible. Adding to what I said earlier, the best advice I can give you is for you to try it on your own. You have nothing to lose, really! My experience and what worked for me will never be your experience or work for you. So again, sign up for either CPA Lead or Sharecash, CJ etc and try it for yourself.
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  • Profile picture of the author TheMentorGuy
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    No matter what year it is, it will always be possible to make money online. I actually think the further we get into the future, making money online becomes more of a trend.

    Computers are putting people out of work. As we get further into the future, the internet will be more of an obvious solution to generate an income.
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by TheMentorGuy View Post

      No matter what year it is, it will always be possible to make money online. I actually think the further we get into the future, making money online becomes more of a trend.

      Computers are putting people out of work. As we get further into the future, the internet will be more of an obvious solution to generate an income.
      yes i agree here.

      Plus all these people on the warrior forum saying list building does not work, but with mobile phones apps and all sorts of stuff, EMAIL MARKETING is actaully working better in 2017 than it ever has.

      Fancy that. There is a saying "WORK SMARTER" not harder, and if you do this, and have a nice audience through email marketing, its only going to help you generate sales and income as you go along.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve L
    Originally Posted by PeterBen View Post

    Hi I am new here. My question is whether it really is possible to make money online doing Internet marketing in 2017. I have never made any money online before so I have no idea what is possible but I feel like it's everyone's dream to make money online and quit their day job.

    I have heard a solid way to make money online is to build a website and work on it day and night for years and eventually you will slowly make money but it takes more effort than a newbie can imagine.

    I am considering paying for mentoring and checking the marketplace on here. I have seen a few promising programs on here which say you can make money quickly with their program but I can't help to think the dream is too good to be true.

    Thoughts?
    It definitely shouldn't take years before you see a profit. There are blogging platforms like Steemit that allow one to make money w/ blogging a lot sooner than before.
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  • Profile picture of the author Enfusia
    The real deal is this;
    Yes, absolutely. Of course it's possible. The reason I say this is that I do it myself.

    The skills you really want to learn are;
    1. How to solve a problem.
    2. How to provide awesome value in every interaction you have with your subscribers, prospects and customers.
    3. The art of email marketing.
    4. How to build a good looking site.
    5. how to create your own products.
    6. How to build a simple sales funnel.
    7. How to write amazing sales copy.
    8. How to drive traffic.

    Those may not be in the order that you'll end up needing them in, but those are the skills of the trade.

    once you have them or can hire others to do them for you (much faster and easier). Then, you'll be on your way to being a well rounded marketer.

    If you wanted to be a plumber, carpenter, CEO or doctor there are things you just have to learn.

    How long will it take you? To learn it all and become good at it 1 focused year is realistic. To hire others? Less than one month IF and I said IF you hire the right people.
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  • Profile picture of the author noobfunnelz
    it's probably the most effective way to make 6 figures without an engineering/doctorate/law/csci degree
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    • Profile picture of the author briah
      I'm glad I stumbled on this site. This is very encouraging and enlightening for me. I just started my blog. 2 weeks old. I was having major doubts about continuing with it.

      Thanks Ya'll.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sivchour
    The answer is yes, to make money online you must have three thing.
    1. Find a proven method and stick with it.
    2. Apply what you learn with timeline at least 3 months.
    3. Do not put your self online too much just work 1 hour a day is enough.
    That's all. I wish you will get the idea.
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  • Profile picture of the author Emin Oliver
    Yes! I usually look for recurring revenue programs (I focus on email marketing so use the EmailOctopus, ConvertKit and Aweber programs) which offer a good percentage, then the income just keeps coming in every month. Don't expect to be rich at the end of your first month, but keep at it and you can make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author echelon
    Yes it is possible. However for a person who is just starting out, I would advise to begin with a method that can get you to a form of success relatively quickly.

    As I may have mentioned in other posts, I think that working on Skillshare may be one of the simplest way to get positive results even as a newcomer. Skillshare is a platform where a person can find courses on a variety of subjects. You also have internet marketing courses there. My advice would be to signup for their 3 month Premium membership at $0.99. That should give you access to courses on that platform. Watch courses about how to become a teacher on Skillshare. Teachers you may check out for example are: Howard Lynch, Franki B. Kidd.

    Learn how to get courses up on Skillshare to earn money. Do not stress out about being perfect. You could go on youtube to learn how to make a logo and then screen-capture your computer while you teach how to make a logo (with your words). That could be class you could then upload on Skillshare.

    If you put up even a single class that you promote correctly, you may earn from that single class. No need to be a copywriter and promoting Skillshare classes is relatively easy.

    It may not make you rich but I think it may be beneficial for you to see some type of money from actions you took online.

    Another reason why you may want to use Skillshare is because of the number of courses on internet marketing. You may be able to go through courses within your 3 months.
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  • Profile picture of the author Coropo
    I have made money online in at least a dozen different ways so it's not only "possible", I honestly believe it's the future.

    What most people need to realize is that making money online is the same as making money in real life. The only difference between "real-life" and online is the method of communication we use.

    Most people who try to build businesses in real-life fail, just as most people who try to make money online fail, and the reason is actually pretty simple - Most people just never invest enough in their own understanding to pave the way for success.

    Like some of the fine folk here have already suggested, it really is about developing your skills as an online entrepreneur. As long as you are consistently refining your understanding, I know you will get there eventually.
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  • Profile picture of the author onlineworker11
    Oh it is absolutelty possible,even though many are struggling to make a income online. But once we have learned the marketing skills that works and pays off,then it is really possible to make a solid income online.
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  • Profile picture of the author RiksonE
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    I really thinking about this too... Because i have low age, im teenager under 15 and i heard about pages like a Millionaries throwing away because i want do trip for my father and me but i dont know if they are real and i searched online money making but its not possible for my low age :/ I dont know what to do.. And im not from rich country like U.S., UK or Germany, im from middle of Europe.. some ideas to make money in my age?
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  • Profile picture of the author John Piteo
    Hey PeterBen, I've been making money online since 2005 and I was able to quit my day job and become a full-time Internet marketer in 2007.

    I’ve had several successful online businesses over the last 12 years. Everything from affiliate marketing to CPA marketing, to advertising sites, creating and selling explainer videos, selling t-shirts, consulting, to creating online courses about how I did those things.

    Out of all the things that I've tried I think that creating online courses is by far the best way to make money online in 2017. You can do it without being an expert at anything if you use what I call the "Learn & Teach" method. This is where you research and learn how to do one simple thing or process well, get some results doing it then teach it to other beginners.

    I've closed all of my businesses and websites this year to focus 100% on my course creation business. I believe that teaching is one profession that will always work online .
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  • Profile picture of the author Profit Traveler
    I like Johns Comment above. Now imagine if your helpful course for newbies included an autoresponder affiliate program and hosting affiliate program.

    Now you will have recurring income for months and years. Good foundation to work from yes?


    Also as mentioned. Yes learn email marketing. Everything just goes down smoothly with it.

    Evolve. Never feel like you can not adapt to current events and scenarios and opportunities.

    But do stay focused. Sales pages can be hypnotic.

    Put more focus on solving your customers problem and not "building a website".

    Keep the word Recurring at the front of your mind as you build your empire.

    Get a "Sales Notification" email as soon as you can. You will become addicted and work harder and smarter for more.

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  • Profile picture of the author Adrianne_
    Since you are new, a mentor may not be a bad idea. Just make sure you
    choose the right mentor. Check around to see if there are any good or
    bad reviews about your mentor. Not everyone is going to have your best
    interest at heart.

    I suggest you figure out what type of business you want to promote first
    such as Health & Wellness, Crafts, Affiliate marketing, etc. Once you have
    chosen a niche, then you can focus on looking for a mentor in that niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author imstarter2016
    Everything is possible(including success and failure)...If you are young,handsome,with a beautiful voice,quick mind...and like to think,write, talk...and you have good story and experience...then I suggest you to seek professional training and try to brand yourself,promote yourself as a great coacher,big mentor,big motivator...now it becomes very easy:youtube,facebook,twitter...Don't pay attention to small money,little interest,pay attention to big money,big interest...
    Good luck to you!

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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    Originally Posted by PeterBen View Post

    Re: Is it really possible to make money online in 2017?
    Definitely. : ) (And "Internet Marketing" can simply mean: "Marketing on The Internet.")

    For as long as there are People (that need answers/solutions/information/products/etc.) and for as long as there is The Internet, there will always be opportunities to make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamie Iaconis
    Hi,

    You need to find what you love to do or work with and
    then push that until you see some success.

    Otherwise find another avenue IMO.
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  • Profile picture of the author Raj7
    I had the same question in my mind when i started internet marketing before 6 months ago.
    For the first two month i didn't earn money at all.
    But Now i am Earning 1000$ every month for last 2 months.

    These are 2 methods where i am making money now.

    PLR Product - Buy a Plr Product and re-edit and sell it,
    Shopify Store + AliExpress + Ebay

    Search it in warrior forum you can get lot of ideas from it
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  • Profile picture of the author Marketing4life
    2017 has not changed anything about IM that was not true before. With enough dedication, hard work and the right mind set, you can achieve success. Just be prepared that you have to learn a lot and work even harder then you would at a day job.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sandeep Mehta
    Hey Peter,
    Yes OFCOurse you can easily move to your desire figures in no time but condition is you need to be focused on your task.
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  • Profile picture of the author GrowthMonger
    Yes, it is really possible but it's going to be really really hard becoming rich doing it. Don't believe anybody who tells you otherwise.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryan2008
    Yes it is possible it will be hard work but if you find the right mentor it will help
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  • Profile picture of the author davntt
    Right, too good to be true. Starting with CPA i believe is the easiest way to make money at the moment.
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  • Profile picture of the author maihieubluetech
    Shopify with Shopify: You will create a store based on the shopify platform, and you will use the built-in application, linked to a number of shirt printing companies. When customers buy through your website, the order will automatically be sent to your shirt and jacket, the money will be automatically divided into your account and partner.
    Selling clothes with Merch by Amazon: Appear at the end of 2017, Merch by Amazon is the number 1 choice for the designer. When many good designers can earn a few thousand dollars a month just by design and upload to Merch Amazon. Amazon is a huge e-commerce site and the number of customers looking for products on it or on Google is also great every day. As a result, you have the potential to sell a lot of clothing without having to advertise. However, it is best to know when your customers find keywords that will see your shirt.

    Shopify, however, is not suitable for newbies, as it requires a lot of skill, and newbies should sell through the platform (for example Teespring and some other options mentioned above).

    Merch Amazon is increasingly competitive, sellers sell a lot and stealing each other's ideas is a painful problem. But this is also a fertile soil if you know how to do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Willie Crawford
    There are literally thousands of ways to make money in internet marketing.

    All you really need to do is find a real problem that people are willing to pay to solve, and then get noticed by those who can and are willing to pay for those solutions.

    The biggest danger that I see is following bad advice... or trying to sell things that the market simply does not want. Look for evidence that whoever is offering you advice is having some success AND that they actually do, or have done, what they are teaching you to do.

    Proof that the market wants something including noticing whether people are running pay-per-click ads related to the topic. Presumably people wouldn't pay to advertise something that wasn't selling... at least not for very long :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author steve1991
    i know this possible in 2017 and it only going to get better and bigger.with internet getting bigger every day, more and more people attempting to make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
    There is no quick way or program the speeds up the sales cycle.
    You would be better off learning the basic principles of marketing that help to facilitate the sales environment.
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  • Profile picture of the author ma247
    There are plenty of New money making ideas in 2017. Few of them are mentioned below.

    Top 10 Legit Ways to Make Money Online Without Investment:

    1. Make Money Online With Freelancing
    2. Make Money Online With Affiliate Marketing
    3. Make Money Online With CPA Marketing
    4. Make Money Online With Video Marketing
    5. Make Money Online With Blogging
    6. Make Money Online With Question & Answer Sites
    7. Make Money Online With Legit Paid Surveys
    8. Make Money Online With Email Marketing
    9. Make Money Online Just Speaking English
    10. Make Money Online With Social Media Marketing
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  • Profile picture of the author greenowl123
    It is very possible to make money online in 2017. I have been earning online since 2008.

    I will say that it was probably easier to earn online as a newbie in 2008 than starting as a newbie
    in 2017. The competition gets tougher and smarter each year.

    Having said that, it is still possible. Use the search function on this forum to learn all you need to know about getting traffic, writing sales copy, creating sales funnels, etc.

    Good luck !
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    • Profile picture of the author Lui Bliss
      There is more competition, however, please remember that there are now people, more than ever, spending money online.

      Especially in more industries than ever.
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  • Profile picture of the author nomore9to5
    People wouldn't be on forums and groups like this if it wasn't possible. Sure it's (almost) everyone's dream to make money online and quit their day job, but few will ever make it because they don't take the necessary action.

    Mentoring is a good idea but I'd be careful about who you invest with in the marketplace. Any program that tells you that you can make money quickly as a newbie probably is too good to be true.
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  • Profile picture of the author asiabd2016
    Yes, Of course. There is no doubt about it, that one can earn a good amount of money from this sector. I have been earning since 2011 till today. To earn money you have to learn many things. After learning how to do work here, then you will be able to earn money. Thanks for your asking.
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  • Profile picture of the author ma247
    To make money online through your website, you have to work hard and spend money. After struggling a certain amount of time, you will start getting organic traffic, then you can monetize your site and make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author RichardThessen
    Believe it or not, there are tons of ways to make money online. Ever thought about freelancing?
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