Damn! I Want To Make Money ALREADY!

Profile picture of the author treevee by treevee Posted: 07/22/2012
I've joined this forum 2.5 years ago and still searching for answers to bring in just a minimal mount of income! I don't have much to invest. I am unemployed collecting $0 starting Aug 1st. An illness of mine prevents me from going out of my home and finding work out in the workplace arena.

I have been trying my hand at internet marketing, review sites and niche marketing with amazon and clickbank products. Thing is, since I don't write very well, I've had to pay others to write for me. The backlinking that I've done manually, hasn't any real affect on my biz. I've resorted to pay for both services and still, only an average of $25/month in return after 2.5 years of trying and allowing a dozen of my sites to just expire.

I've recently been looking into HYIP companies like JustBeenPaid and Zeek, only to hear that they are scams and the risks are high that these companies will be closed down, sooner or later….. and with my luck, sooner, no doubt.

I am willing to work at least 4 hours (or more) per day. I don't have a life…. I do nothing but sit here and twiddle my fingers waiting for an opportunity to pop out at me in my ongoing, grueling searches. I thought that perhaps data entry would be an opportunity, only to find that all the good and legitimate ones have a waiting list of 2 years.

I am desperate folks - I have no money to invest although I have lots of time, I have no background experience in computer work, writing one article takes me forever, I've looked into places like oDesk, Fiverr, and the lot, etc. I've come to the conclusion that you need money to make money and all of mine went out the window when I became ill. Any sound and realistic ideas? I need something that will bring in the money now and not later.

If this doesn't sound pathetic I don't know what does…. but that is my situation. At over 50 and back home with my mom and sister and her 2 teenagers is killing me for the last 3 years - that's when I lost my business, home and sold all of my belongings worth anything!! UGH! I'm not ready to accept this as my fate!

What can I do, you may ask? I am a certified natural health counselor and can help people to heal themselves from every and practically all diseases/illnesses - I've studied under one of the greatest healers of all time - and this can be done thru my special diet and herbal tinctures. (95% success rate!!) Maybe some of you in the lot are suffering from a health issue or know of someone who is that I can share my expertise with?? I can do this online thru Skype, emails or phone calls. But with this biz, I have no way and money to market this. Why haven't I healed myself? - Even takes money to heal! And, I'm dying to do so.... as soon as I can make some money!

I could probably proofread anyone's eBooks and such - very good in grammar, but I have no experience to find a job w/ this, I looked into it just recently.

Like you probably assumed - I am at wits end and am open for all suggestions, if you will. It would be greatly appreciated!
#damn #make #money

  • Profile picture of the author JEasy
    JEasy
    Your writing is fine so you'll have to head over to iwriter and start getting some income coming in. Then when you get enough you'll probably want to start on your own product based on natural healing and try to get that going. You need the money first, however. I feel your pain. Good luck.
  • Profile picture of the author TomBuck
    TomBuck
    One thing that I think everyone would say to you is to take action, I was like this, then I just had a few free weeks so took some action once the ball is rolling you couldn't stop it even if you wanted to.
  • Profile picture of the author wlasikiewicz
    wlasikiewicz
    There are tons of methods out there that 'tell' you how to make money, you just have to take action.

    If you take action you will make some $$$
  • Profile picture of the author infinityplr
    infinityplr
    You have a good lead being able to write decently, sign up on some freelancing websites like Elance and odesk. you can start there. then if you think you have enough knowledge on the trade then maybe you can start your own website and do some affiliate programs or sell your product. It will just be slow on the first few weeks.
  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ten
    Michael Ten
    I want to earn more money, too!
  • Profile picture of the author chill_007
    chill_007
    I think I would start contacting some of the other people on the forum who are offering article writing services and see if you could write for them. I would also head over to Fiverr.com and offer to write Amazon reviews, Lulu.com reviews and Barnes & Noble Nook Book review, as well as articles.

    I would look high and low for any service that pays to write more than 10 lines. I would check-out blog posting services. Think "out-of-the box"

    Here's a few ideas to get you started... now get off your a** and you do the rest.

    Fiverr - Hire people to do things for $5
    https://www.odesk.com/o/jobs/
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  • Profile picture of the author deckman
    deckman
    Treevee,

    You state " I am a certified natural health counselor and can help people to heal themselves from every and practically all diseases/illnesses - I've studied under one of the greatest healers of all time - and this can be done thru my special diet and herbal tinctures. (95% success rate!!)"
    You should capitalize on it by way of a website explaining what you do and the success rate. Then go here and use this guys service to get your site noticed (I am not an affiliate for this service. Just trying to provide another angle you could consider to make some $$) :

    http://www.warriorforum.com/complete...available.html

    The service you provide is to use Skype to help people heal themselves. You charge what you feel comfortable for your experienced value.
    You do this and the whole world is your oyster.

    I just checked and you have a lot of low competition/high searched keywords to go after and could get numerous first paged listings if done correctly.
  • Profile picture of the author scrofford
    scrofford
    Originally Posted by treevee View Post
    I've joined this forum 2.5 years ago and still searching for answers to bring in just a minimal mount of income! I don't have much to invest. I am unemployed collecting $0 starting Aug 1st. An illness of mine prevents me from going out of my home and finding work out in the workplace arena.

    I have been trying my hand at internet marketing, review sites and niche marketing with amazon and clickbank products. Thing is, since I don't write very well, I've had to pay others to write for me. The backlinking that I've done manually, hasn't any real affect on my biz. I've resorted to pay for both services and still, only an average of $25/month in return after 2.5 years of trying and allowing a dozen of my sites to just expire.

    I've recently been looking into HYIP companies like JustBeenPaid and Zeek, only to hear that they are scams and the risks are high that these companies will be closed down, sooner or later….. and with my luck, sooner, no doubt.

    I am willing to work at least 4 hours (or more) per day. I don't have a life…. I do nothing but sit here and twiddle my fingers waiting for an opportunity to pop out at me in my ongoing, grueling searches. I thought that perhaps data entry would be an opportunity, only to find that all the good and legitimate ones have a waiting list of 2 years.

    I am desperate folks - I have no money to invest although I have lots of time, I have no background experience in computer work, writing one article takes me forever, I've looked into places like oDesk, Fiverr, and the lot, etc. I've come to the conclusion that you need money to make money and all of mine went out the window when I became ill. Any sound and realistic ideas? I need something that will bring in the money now and not later.

    If this doesn't sound pathetic I don't know what does…. but that is my situation. At over 50 and back home with my mom and sister and her 2 teenagers is killing me for the last 3 years - that's when I lost my business, home and sold all of my belongings worth anything!! UGH! I'm not ready to accept this as my fate!

    What can I do, you may ask? I am a certified natural health counselor and can help people to heal themselves from every and practically all diseases/illnesses - I've studied under one of the greatest healers of all time - and this can be done thru my special diet and herbal tinctures. (95% success rate!!) Maybe some of you in the lot are suffering from a health issue or know of someone who is that I can share my expertise with?? I can do this online thru Skype, emails or phone calls. But with this biz, I have no way and money to market this. Why haven't I healed myself? - Even takes money to heal! And, I'm dying to do so.... as soon as I can make some money!

    I could probably proofread anyone's eBooks and such - very good in grammar, but I have no experience to find a job w/ this, I looked into it just recently.

    Like you probably assumed - I am at wits end and am open for all suggestions, if you will. It would be greatly appreciated!
    It seems you are missing one simple thing. Find a need and fill it. It's that simple. So if you aren't getting anywhere, you probably aren't offering something that will fill a void.

    You can learn everything in the world-traffic generation, social network marketing, blogging, every technique under the sun and become an expert at all of them. But at the end of the day if you aren't offering something that will fill a need, you aren't going to make any money. I've had to learn this the hard way.

    I wondered for a long time why I wasn't getting anywhere. I mean I know how to do all of these things, but (and it seems really obvious and stupid) I just wasn't doing the right things to make that money. I built blogs, I started projects but didn't finish them. On and on and on.

    So it all comes down to finding something that people want, and filling that void. It is that simple. Then sticking to it and seeing it through. Hope this helps.
  • Profile picture of the author FrankMiller
    FrankMiller
    First off, why are you only willing to work 4 hours a day? Go at this full time. 8+ hours a day until you figure something out. Start with writing to make some money. Get $10+ an hour for your work. Do that for half a day and work on reinvesting that back into your business the other half of the day. If you do this you'll make $280 a week and then can build from there. Good luck!
  • Profile picture of the author scrofford
    scrofford
    Originally Posted by mamun2011 View Post
    Finding a reliable SEO company that you can outsource services is a difficult task but an important one. Our full-service approach combines best practices of the most successful Internet marketing campaigns.
    Why are you plugging yourself and your reliable SEO company when that has nothing to do with the discussion? This isn't an advertising forum and instead of plugging something that has nothing to do with the discussion, why don't you either try and give some good advice here or go somewhere else if you want to spam what you're doing!
  • Profile picture of the author louie6925
    louie6925
    4 hours a day is a gift inits self! If you are looking for an easy to do business plan my suggestion would be

    week 1
    Build 4 review sites in different large niches i.e weight loss, finance, sports betting and online earning
    find 4 high value products for each site from clickbank of CJ or the likes even here on the wso forum, and write a breif review on your web site! For now forget SEO!

    week2 and onwards
    goto dub dub dub dot big boards dot com and find the biggest/busiest forums in your chosen niches that allow forum sigs and sign up and begin posting quality posts and answer peoples problems/questions to build up some post count! remember to use google to help provide value posts on anything your unsure of.
    Once you have set yourself up on these forums and made some good posts, do a simple signature for each niche.

    4 hours a day, means you can post 1 hour a day on each forum, with value posts you should be able to acheive 10 posts on each one, which will result in good traffic to your sites and lead to sales!

    Not what I would recomend for a long term business plan, but it will make you money which you can re-invest into your biz, buy products and give honest reviews, start SEO and build a list for each niche via an opt-in form and free offer on your sites!
    Magic doesn't happen over night but with 4 hours a day you can build the foundations to a good future and just keep expanding!

    This is not everyones cup of tea but probably one of the simplest start ups!

    Good luck
  • Profile picture of the author Miguelito203
    Miguelito203
    Originally Posted by treevee View Post
    I've joined this forum 2.5 years ago and still searching for answers to bring in just a minimal mount of income! I don't have much to invest. I am unemployed collecting $0 starting Aug 1st. An illness of mine prevents me from going out of my home and finding work out in the workplace arena.

    I have been trying my hand at internet marketing, review sites and niche marketing with amazon and clickbank products. Thing is, since I don't write very well, I've had to pay others to write for me. The backlinking that I've done manually, hasn't any real affect on my biz. I've resorted to pay for both services and still, only an average of $25/month in return after 2.5 years of trying and allowing a dozen of my sites to just expire.

    I've recently been looking into HYIP companies like JustBeenPaid and Zeek, only to hear that they are scams and the risks are high that these companies will be closed down, sooner or laterÂ….. and with my luck, sooner, no doubt.

    I am willing to work at least 4 hours (or more) per day. I don't have a lifeÂ…. I do nothing but sit here and twiddle my fingers waiting for an opportunity to pop out at me in my ongoing, grueling searches. I thought that perhaps data entry would be an opportunity, only to find that all the good and legitimate ones have a waiting list of 2 years.

    I am desperate folks - I have no money to invest although I have lots of time, I have no background experience in computer work, writing one article takes me forever, I've looked into places like oDesk, Fiverr, and the lot, etc. I've come to the conclusion that you need money to make money and all of mine went out the window when I became ill. Any sound and realistic ideas? I need something that will bring in the money now and not later.

    If this doesn't sound pathetic I don't know what doesÂ…. but that is my situation. At over 50 and back home with my mom and sister and her 2 teenagers is killing me for the last 3 years - that's when I lost my business, home and sold all of my belongings worth anything!! UGH! I'm not ready to accept this as my fate!

    What can I do, you may ask? I am a certified natural health counselor and can help people to heal themselves from every and practically all diseases/illnesses - I've studied under one of the greatest healers of all time - and this can be done thru my special diet and herbal tinctures. (95% success rate!!) Maybe some of you in the lot are suffering from a health issue or know of someone who is that I can share my expertise with?? I can do this online thru Skype, emails or phone calls. But with this biz, I have no way and money to market this. Why haven't I healed myself? - Even takes money to heal! And, I'm dying to do so.... as soon as I can make some money!

    I could probably proofread anyone's eBooks and such - very good in grammar, but I have no experience to find a job w/ this, I looked into it just recently.

    Like you probably assumed - I am at wits end and am open for all suggestions, if you will. It would be greatly appreciated!
    There is absolutely nothing wrong with your writing, so that's all in your head. When it comes to making money with websites, the thing I've discovered is that once you start making money, it's all about pushing out content. It's the difference between making a few hundred dollars and thousands of dollars a month. You should also be building a list. Keep working on that.

    You could also get into ghostwriting, where you do research and write content for other marketers. It's a long-term business model. You can also get paid in whole or part before you do any work -- depending on what you and the client decide. Tiffany Dow has a product called Ghostwriting Cash that you'd benefit from.

    Joey
  • Profile picture of the author moneymakersguide
    moneymakersguide
    I honestly feel that you need to be more confident from reading your post. That's what business is all about...taking some risk. If you fail you try again. You just have to find something that you are really good at and market it. I hope that you are able to figure it out soon and wish you the best. Try having a little more confidence and you will attract positivity.
  • Profile picture of the author Wantrepreneur
    Wantrepreneur
    I noticed some similarities with myself. Just like said above, your main issue seems like lack of confidence. And I am sure you have a reason for that. I know how it is being dependent on someone economically. And I am pretty sure your illness is somewhat psychological like agoraphobia. And because I think you are similar to my case, I would say you are a perfectionist which makes you feel incomplete most of the time.

    I would like to talk you privately but i couldn't send a private message because i am new. If you don't mind, could you send me your mail address? Maybe you find it helpful to talk with me.
  • Profile picture of the author treevee
    treevee
    I really do appreciate all of your replies and for taking the time to help a fellow out.

    @JEasy + infinityplr + chill_007 + Miguelito203 - My writing IS fine! If you want me to write about natural healing, nutrition, holistic health, detoxification, my lifeÂ….. I can right just fine. But to research something that I have no clue about and put in my own words would take me forever. The time it would take to make a measly $5-10 on just one article doesn't seem like time well-spent - $5-10 a day is more than nothing, but I feel there has to be something better and more lucrative. It's not an excuseÂ…. I have tried this!

    I already have a website up and have worked mainly Yahoo Answers, LinkedIn and others to promote itÂ….. still no signs of Google ranking it. I even paid for SEO services from Matt LaClear a few months back! I think that my writing is ok - HealingDetoxDiet(dot)com???? Like I said, this is something I am passionate about and have 8+ years in learning it!

    @TomBuck - Taking action is, of course, what it takes. I have put hours upon hours in work - writing, backlinking, learning from the pros and following their action plans to a tee, researching keywords, etc.

    I got the review site courses from Jan Roos and Michael Franklin and put my heart and soul in them for at least 3 months eachÂ… that was a year ago. I bought Pot Pie Girl's squid course and did 5 niches. I did the 30 Day Challenge twice, building a handful of sites with that. Still, averaging $25 a month. Paying my hosting every month cuts that back to $15/ month. I don't know how much longer I can even afford to keep that goingÂ…..

    @Michael55555 - I want "some" money, not "more"!

    @deckman - You got $48 I can borrow? (jk!) I will look deeper into that - if it will work for me and see if I can somehow borrow money.

    @scrofford - I know what you're sayingÂ…. a VOID can be anything. For instance, someone won't go to sleep unless they find that digital voice recorder that they just got to have! Boom! There's my site. But how can they find it when it's buried in Google's 12th page Â… all because you could not afford to keep a good SEO program going and keeping up with all the algorithmic changes?

    I have the secret (only because not too many people know of it) to healing naturally your body, mind, emotions and spirit! Many people want that info and it would definitely fill that void of great health!

    @FrankMiller - I said at least 4 hours. My mother is handicapped and depends on me to help her at all times of the day. I have put in upwards of 10 hours working on projects some days.

    @louie6925 - 4 sites = $40 aboutÂ… ain't got it! I have 6 review sites alreadyÂ…. just sitting there. I have put MUCH time and energy working SEO for them in forums, profile links, quality commenting, Yahoo Answers, etc. I seriously don't understand how a person can have luck with this - it is beyond my comprehension being that I've done that for a long time!

    Basically, I'm done with IM! I have put well over $2,000 into IM only to get a return of about 15% of that over 2.5 years time. The time has come that I must draw the line and realize that this isn't working for me. And, considering that I no longer have the income of state assistance any more I cannot spend any more.

    @moneymakersguide - Confidence has left the building with IM!

    @ Wantrepreneur - pm sent!
  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    hustlinsmoke
    Find a Coach. No you don't need money, follow around someone really successful on here and follow there lead. Duplication has made plenty wealthy.

    I really Can not give you advice though, I have not found out how to succeed 100 percent of the time. Sometimes I make decent money and some months barely enough to pay for my servers.

    Good Luck to you and hope something I said helps It didn't help me lol.
  • Profile picture of the author wfhblueprints
    wfhblueprints
    Hi Treevee,

    From what I have read I think its a matter of applying yourself in the right areas. If you are an expert at natural health/holistic healing etc then that is what you should be focusing on.

    I've just taken a look at your site and there are plenty of things that you can be doing to generate an income from there.

    For example:
    1) Last update was the 17th November 2011 could you be posting more content more regularly?
    2) No optin box? Are you building a list.

    Treevee you are an expert at a topic that is in demand.....you just need to get yourself out there.

    Shoot me a pm if you wanna chat.

    Kind regards

    Chris
  • Profile picture of the author TheArticlePros
    TheArticlePros
    Dude...you're a War Room member. Spend a couple of hours in that forum and just read.

    You don't want to write. You don't want to do anything in IM. Why don't you try the Offline Forum here? There are a ton of good ideas in there that you can do without leaving your home as well.

    And if you're only making $5-$10 per day writing, you're doing something wrong. I make a lot more than that, and I don't even use the freelance sites.

    -- j
  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Randall Magwood
    Migrate to Ebay if you want to make money fast. Millions of people there everyday looking to buy something. No need to pull your hair out because of this.

    In fact, you can get yourself some self-satisfaction and delight by selling your PS3, Xbox, and the flatscreen for some nice easy cash.
  • Profile picture of the author Bonita T Josephson
    Bonita T Josephson
    I think you should go for freelancing. Go to the best freelancing sites like freelancer, odesk, guru, elance etc. Register there and provide your services on which you the best. If you know backlinking, you write good articles, you can place bids in such projects. You will be able to earn instantly. Affiliate marketing takes a lot of time to get decent income.

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