Looking for suggestions from marketers making a lot of money consistently online.

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Hi,

I'm looking for some suggestions on the best course of action to take, from experienced internet marketers who are making a lot of money online (well above a living wage) consistently.

Here is the deal:
I'm about broke. Cannot get a traditional full-time job as I'm a caretaker for a disabled medically-frail relative, who needs me to be available for assistance as needed. This also requires me to have an atypical sleep schedule.

I'm looking to start a business online that will afford me the ability to make a full-time income from a laptop, so that I can work flexible hours. However, I'm not just interested in trading time for money as a freelancer though. I want to achieve financial freedom, by building a lot of wealth, and as quick as possible. I'm tired of the financial struggle of not having enough money. It would be nice to have wealth so that I don't have to worry about things like an unexpected car repair. Also, I have dreams of upgrading the lifestyle for myself and the relative I take care of, while they are still alive.

Here is what I do have to work with:

Very little money (I work a small amount of hours part time - almost all money goes to my bills)

Time (a lot of it - though it is interrupted)

A computer with an internet connection

Some experience with digital marketing as a coordinator in marketing about 4-5 years ago. I have general knowledge about auto-responders, building a list, etc.

No higher education degree or technical skill, but a willingness to try different digital marketing techniques to get repeatable results.

However:
A lot can and probably has changed in 4 - 5 years regarding what is effective and what isn't since l learned about digital marketing.

I was thinking about maybe starting an Instagram / Youtube brand with beauty tutorials, product reviews, affiliate marketing, maybe also create some decor products on RedBubble.com and promote them to my audience. Yet, I believe I read that since the 2018 Instagram algorithm change, influencers posts are only reaching about 30% of their audience. That's not good for promoting content on a channel I would have, or for producing results by paying another influencer (should I eventually make enough money) to promote my offers to their audiences. Obviously, IG would not be my only attempt at monetization though. I know the long-term financial value of building a business and a brand even if it takes a while to see desired results; so that is a worthwhile plan I would like to still embark on. Yet, that does not bring me quick income I'm looking for right now. In the meantime, I want to look into other income generating opportunities for more immediate results, that require little to no money investment or technical skill.

Honestly, I'm overwhelmed with all the different voices in the digital marketing sphere. I just want to know what works. I don't want to waste time or what little money I have. I want results; and results that are repeatable. I've read about the Sarah Staar Beginner Blueprint for $27; is that a good blueprint for making money online quickly?

If there is anyone here who is making a lot of money consistently online, would you please respond with some helpful suggestions on how I can make a lot of money online very quickly, and with very little financial investment or high-level technical skill?

Thanks much!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    This post is an example of the expectations so many new marketers have.




    a business online that will afford me the ability to make a full-time income from a laptop, so that I can work flexible hours. However, I'm not just interested in trading time for money as a freelancer though. I want to achieve financial freedom, by building a lot of wealth, and as quick as possible.
    The goal - full time income from laptop - flexi ble hours - is reasonable given time and effort.

    The 'conditions', however, are not reasonable. Trading time for money is what you WILL do - especially if you don't have money to invest in help or tools. "Wanting and needing" have little to do with results. Everyone would like to build a lot of wealth quickly - few accomplish that goal.

    I know the long-term financial value of building a business and a brand even if it takes a while to see desired results; so that is a worthwhile plan I would like to still embark on. Yet, that does not bring me quick income I'm looking for right now. In the meantime, I want to look into other income generating opportunities for more immediate results, that require little to no money investment or technical skill.
    Also a commonly held belief for new IMers - that though it takes time to see reuslts of a 'real business' - for right now you just want quick money that takes no investment...of money or skills. Reality: It doesn't work that way. If you could simply do 'something' to get money 'now' when you need it - why bother to build a real business?

    For quick results - and because you seem capable of writing well - you could hustle on freelance sites like Upwork and similar sites (I do Not recommend Fiverr). You are trading time for money (real work) but you can get results doing that.

    It's more than signing up and waiting to be found. You would spend all of your free time choosing ads and writing custom bids and being 'available'.

    It's work that allows you interruptions and can be done 30-45 minutes here and there throughout the day.

    I just want to know what works. I don't want to waste time or what little money I have. I want results; and results that are repeatable.
    You have to find what works for YOU - what you are capable of doing and willing to do.


    Never heard of the product you are asking about but i will cuation you that buying "MMO and how to" products is the worst thing you could possibly do at this point. So many new marketers develop 'shiny object syndrome' and year after year they are buying the newest product and 'blueprint' and still calling themselves a 'newbie'.

    You can't buy success for $27 - you can't learn everything you need to know for $97. You have to put in the time and effort to create your own business plan - choose what you will work on - and dig into it.

    Working online is not all that hard - you don't have to be a geek or a techie. You do need to be realistic and understand that what you GET in the way of income will be directly proportional to the effort/thought/time you put into the work.


    The 'shortcuts' that will help are traits like the ability to focus - to stick to one thing long enough to master it before moving to something else. Common sense is a huge asset - there is no magic, no 'push here for success' button, no secret. You do the work - you get the money.


    This forum has a lot of expert threads that will help you - use the search function to find them as you need them. Don't wait to be told what to do - dig in and figure it out.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
    Kay has given you some excellent advice.

    I want to comment on this:

    Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

    Hi,

    I'm looking for some suggestions on the best course of action to take, from experienced internet marketers who are making a lot of money online (well above a living wage) consistently.

    ***

    If there is anyone here who is making a lot of money consistently online, would you please respond with some helpful suggestions on how I can make a lot of money online very quickly, and with very little financial investment or high-level technical skill?
    While there are many people here who are making good money and have a lot of good experience, there are also plenty of people who have never made a dime, scammers, thieves, and more. Yet, the latter group will give you advice despite you wanting to filter the responses.

    Don't trust anything anyone says, including me, without checking it out first. Do your due diligence and ignore every single PM you're likely to get with a great but limited opportunity.

    Also, what is a living wage? In the US it may be $50,000 but in India or China, it may be $12,000.

    Again, your expectations seem to be off a little, as Kay mentioned.

    Good luck.
    Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
    Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

    Hi,

    I'm looking for some suggestions on the best course of action to take, from experienced internet marketers who are making a lot of money online (well above a living wage) consistently.

    Here is the deal:
    I'm about broke. Cannot get a traditional full-time job as I'm a caretaker for a disabled medically-frail relative, who needs me to be available for assistance as needed. This also requires me to have an atypical sleep schedule.

    I'm looking to start a business online that will afford me the ability to make a full-time income from a laptop, so that I can work flexible hours. However, I'm not just interested in trading time for money as a freelancer though. I want to achieve financial freedom, by building a lot of wealth, and as quick as possible. I'm tired of the financial struggle of not having enough money. It would be nice to have wealth so that I don't have to worry about things like an unexpected car repair. Also, I have dreams of upgrading the lifestyle for myself and the relative I take care of, while they are still alive.

    Here is what I do have to work with:

    Very little money (I work a small amount of hours part time - almost all money goes to my bills)

    Time (a lot of it - though it is interrupted)

    A computer with an internet connection

    Some experience with digital marketing as a coordinator in marketing about 4-5 years ago. I have general knowledge about auto-responders, building a list, etc.

    No higher education degree or technical skill, but a willingness to try different digital marketing techniques to get repeatable results.

    However:
    A lot can and probably has changed in 4 - 5 years regarding what is effective and what isn't since l learned about digital marketing.

    I was thinking about maybe starting an Instagram / Youtube brand with beauty tutorials, product reviews, affiliate marketing, maybe also create some decor products on RedBubble.com and promote them to my audience. Yet, I believe I read that since the 2018 Instagram algorithm change, influencers posts are only reaching about 30% of their audience. That's not good for promoting content on a channel I would have, or for producing results by paying another influencer (should I eventually make enough money) to promote my offers to their audiences. Obviously, IG would not be my only attempt at monetization though. I know the long-term financial value of building a business and a brand even if it takes a while to see desired results; so that is a worthwhile plan I would like to still embark on. Yet, that does not bring me quick income I'm looking for right now. In the meantime, I want to look into other income generating opportunities for more immediate results, that require little to no money investment or technical skill.

    Honestly, I'm overwhelmed with all the different voices in the digital marketing sphere. I just want to know what works. I don't want to waste time or what little money I have. I want results; and results that are repeatable. I've read about the Sarah Staar Beginner Blueprint for $27; is that a good blueprint for making money online quickly?

    If there is anyone here who is making a lot of money consistently online, would you please respond with some helpful suggestions on how I can make a lot of money online very quickly, and with very little financial investment or high-level technical skill?

    Thanks much!
    First, I agree with what Kay has written.

    Then, I will tell you this:

    FASTEST way to make money, is a JOINT venture, but you need to bring value to the table, and it is hard to see any from your post. I've been online since 1985, full time on the Internet since 1997.

    A "lot of money" quickly is all relative. Don't know what you mean. I will tell you of one joint venture I did, which did $10,000.00 the first day, and over 27k in less than a month. It was for a report, a simple thing on cleaning headlights.

    My take was half of that, or about 13k in 26 days. A lot? Don't know.

    Other projects have brought small trickles of income for close to 20 years, and added together have been, to me, substantial amounts.

    I think you should read Kay's post again and again.

    GordonJ
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  • I don't know about the Sarah program, but I would recommend the web site mywifequitherjob that has lots of free [and affordable] resources...
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    • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
      Originally Posted by Adrian Mikeliunas View Post

      I don't know about the Sarah program, but I would recommend the web site mywifequitherjob that has lots of free [and affordable] resources...
      From his website, Steve Chou says:

      "Starting a business takes commitment. And I don't mean a year or a few years. When I say commitment, I'm talking about giving it a go for at least 3-5 years."

      Not what the OP is looking for.

      GordonJ
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  • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
    Thank you for the replies so far.

    Just a few clarifications:

    When I said making money quickly, I did not mean making money easily. I do understand that it takes effort to make money online, and I am willing to put that effort in. Also, when I say quickly, because I have a lot of time on my hands I am really referring to taking massive action within the time I have, since I am not working full time. I'm aware that there is no such thing as "passive income", and that a lot of work needs to be put in at the front end, to see results (that ultimately look like passive income - but in reality are not).

    I am not looking to provide any type of service to a variety of clients on an individual basis (at least not long term). It's not a type of business I want to build, so I'm not interested in going down that path. Freelance work requires taking on multiple assignments from multiple people, building a reputation as a freelancer, having a website, etc. Though it is a viable income source, it is not the path I want to go down.

    Please understand, I realize that making money online in any sustainable way requires hard work, some financial investment, and some time to see results.
    I'm aware though, that there are people making money online in other ways (selling through Amazon, etc.), that don't necessarily require a website or a ton of money to get started. (This would not be a long-term thing for me, but maybe to build capital in the beginning and possibly (hopefully) keep it as an additional income stream. I want to know what has worked for people who have pursued digital marketing / income generation methods outside of building a formal business or working as a freelancer. Maybe that wasn't clear in my post. I apologize if it wasn't.

    Though I have little to no money to get started, I do have time, and am willing to put in some hard work and effort with the extra time I have to make things happen. Hoping for some additional responses from people who have started generating an income online, and maybe started out in a similar lack of funds boat, and did not follow the paths of traditional business or freelancer to get their results.

    Thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

      Hoping for some additional responses from people who have started generating an income online, and maybe started out in a similar lack of funds boat, and did not follow the paths of traditional business or freelancer to get their results.
      These individuals are very few and far between, although you will hear amazing stories of success, and, as stated, earlier - oftentimes via PM. Ignore them.

      What you seek is the unicorn on the hill. Everyone thinks they can see it, but regardless of their path and how quickly they travel on it, very, very few get any closer to it and even fewer will ever get to ride it.

      Until you can determine what you already have an innate ability for, that you might be able to start immediately turning into an income steam, I fear that you are only going to become more discouraged. Everyone has that one thing that they can do at at a level that exceeds that of most people - draw, paint, sew, sing, make astrological charts or tarot card readings, translations, editing - any of those can bring you instant cash, much sooner than some IM project that you may simply not be suited for. The list is endless. Look at fiverr.com to see the hundreds of ways that people make money with their skills. Not saying you should do Fiverr, just to look at it for ideas.

      You're looking outside yourself for an answer to a problem. The answer can generally be found within yourself. What can you do, better than most people? Find out what that is and then look for ways to monetize that. The path to do that will be different, depending on what that skill is.

      There is nothing you are going to buy for $27, $97, $297 or even $997 that is going to quickly bring you the income you are seeking. All you'll be doing is helping someone else achieve their income goals for the month. Guess which one of you will be happier at the end of the month.

      Good luck.
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      • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
        Thanks, I do have solid marketable skills (though not formal edu skills like Computer Programming, etc.); and the business I am planning to build is centered around utilizing the particular skillset I have.

        I just wanted to see if there is anyone making money outside of paths like freelancer or a traditional business, and what their paths to success were like.

        Those info guides for $27, $97 etc., will not make a person have success but may provide valuable information to someone who is wanting to learn how to become well-versed and proficient at digital marketing. We all have to learn somewhere, and I do not find fault with investing money to learn how to get results in something I want to be good at. YET, I'm aware that there is a whole lot of fluff in the digital marketing sphere, and unfortunately some deception. So that is why I asked about the Sarah Staar course. I want to improve my proficiency, but I don't want to be duped out of what little money I have. Real information, and real results matter to me.

        You are right in that there are definitely people online claiming to have made a lot of money from ventures like Amazon selling, Ebay, Bitcoin, etc. As mentioned, there is a lot of noise in the digital marketing sphere and I wanted to know what works and what does not. I know not all of those success stories are false, but that some of them are.

        Thanks for your reply.
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        • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
          Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

          I know not all of those success stories are false, but that some of them are.
          Very, true. But - that doesn't mean you can replicate anyone else's success just by doing what they did.

          You can spend money, but trust me, you can learn almost all of what you need for free on the Internet, mainly on YouTube.

          If you have a skill set that you believe you can capitalize on, get moving. The only thing standing between you and changing your lot in life is taking action.
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          • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
            "You can spend money, but trust me, you can learn almost all of what you need for free on the Internet, mainly on YouTube." - Thanks for the heads up on that.

            I actually have been taking a lot of behind the scenes action on building my business, creating products and such. It's just a financial issue that is barring me from taking the next step, certain things cost money to get started; but I am saving money and planning to move forward as I can.

            I appreciate your advice! Thanks.
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            • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
              Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

              I am saving money and planning to move forward as I can.
              I hear ya'. All you can do is keep plugging away!

              I appreciate your advice! Thanks.
              You are most welcome. Good luck.
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              • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
                Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

                I hear ya'. All you can do is keep plugging away!
                In other words, just keep going and never give up no matter what and you'll succeed someday!!

                Am I interpreting that right Mr. Frank?

                Mark
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                • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                  Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

                  Am I interpreting that right Mr. Frank?
                  Absolutely, not. You are misinterpreting my comment. I'm fairly certain that my stance on that belief is well and widely known.

                  I was referring to acquiring the money to start-out. Starting-out, guarantees nothing, including the probability of achieving any success at all.

                  I'm fairly certain that anyone with an IQ over room temperature knows that to be a statement of fact. :-)
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                  • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
                    Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

                    Absolutely, not. You are misinterpreting my comment. I'm fairly certain that my stance on that belief is well and widely known.
                    Darn it. I thought I had you!


                    Mark
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                      Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

                      Darn it. I thought I had you! Mark
                      You know better than that. A tiger never changes his stripes. :-)

                      Uh, are you on duty? SPAM awaits!!!
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        • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
          Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

          Thanks, I do have solid marketable skills (though not formal edu skills like Computer Programming, etc.); and the business I am planning to build is centered around utilizing the particular skillset I have.

          I just wanted to see if there is anyone making money outside of paths like freelancer or a traditional business, and what their paths to success were like.

          Those info guides for $27, $97 etc., will not make a person have success but may provide valuable information to someone who is wanting to learn how to become well-versed and proficient at digital marketing. We all have to learn somewhere, and I do not find fault with investing money to learn how to get results in something I want to be good at. YET, I'm aware that there is a whole lot of fluff in the digital marketing sphere, and unfortunately some deception. So that is why I asked about the Sarah Staar course. I want to improve my proficiency, but I don't want to be duped out of what little money I have. Real information, and real results matter to me.

          You are right in that there are definitely people online claiming to have made a lot of money from ventures like Amazon selling, Ebay, Bitcoin, etc. As mentioned, there is a lot of noise in the digital marketing sphere and I wanted to know what works and what does not. I know not all of those success stories are false, but that some of them are.

          Thanks for your reply.
          REDACTED FOR PERCEIVED RUDENESS.

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          • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
            You said: "If you really have "marketable skills", it begs the question, why aren't you marketing them?"

            First of all, you don't need to use an aggressive condescending tone with me. I came here to get further knowledge from others, not to be beaten down. If you will not address me in a respectful manner with your responses, I'm going to have to ask you to please stop communicating with me.

            Second, I am not marketing my marketable skills yet because there is a money barrier to completely get started and sustain it. I do not want to get started and then have to opt out of my business because I cannot afford everything that I need to run it. That's a smart decision, not a stupid one. I have gotten paid for my "marketable skills" in the past, so there is no need to doubt me on the fact that I have skills that people are willing to pay for, and have in the past. As I mentioned in my OP, I have become a caretaker to a disabled and medically frail relative adult, having to leave full-time work (which is one place I used my marketable skills prior). If you never have never been sidelined by being a caretaker for a disabled and medically frail relative you have no idea what a hit you can take financially, and how that ends up limiting your life.

            "What exactly do you think digital marketing is?
            What works in digital and all marketing is: offering SOMETHING someone wants and can pay for."


            I already know this. That is why I mentioned my long-term plan of starting a business. Regarding making money in the interim, I was thinking more on the lines of creating products or selling someone else's product online; not becoming a freelancer and offering a service to clients on a one on one basis.

            "You really don't need to buy anything, but maybe get what you want down on paper and examine it."

            I already have. I have a full comprehensive business plan and actual business that I have been building behind the scenes to be ready to launch when I can afford everything to launch it. But it DOES take money. You need a website, hosting, business license, good camera if you plan to use Instagram, subscriptions to certain services like photoshop, or Aweber. They are small costs but they can add up, and when you have very little money, those small costs are a lot, and become a barrier. Money is the barrier to me getting started with the actual business I've been planning to start. So that is why I said I am looking for an alternate way to make money in the interim that requires little to no money to get started (but hopefully could be continued as an additional income stream after I've launched my business, even if it's not the main income stream). I'm primarily interested in creating products or marketing other people's products. I know there are people out there who have done it and started with little to no money, so I would like to hear from them.

            Thanks.
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  • You got cool answers comin' in already from people regularly dish the quality deets, but don't forget you got Warrior Forum's search feature also.


    Not evrywan with sumthin' to say will show in response to this post, plus also plenty answers to your question likely already exist in the archives.


    Seems you got info & skills for a start point, but like people already said ... takes time.
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  • Profile picture of the author IM Dude
    i am in a similar situation. i am disabled and trying to make a better life for my family. i need a way to get started making money that really works right now. because i cannot afford to spend money and i want my time and effort to be towards something that is working right now and can be done for free.
    if anyone has any real help and is actually making money online please reply.
    otherwise please dont reply. i am tired of people giving me advice wit old techniques or who are not actually making money online and there are so many scams out there i really do not know who to trust or believe. if there is an internet marketer you trust and follow let me know who they are and maybe i could start working for or with them.
    thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by IM Dude View Post

      i am in a similar situation.
      Everything written in this thread applies to you. I'm figuring, due to your blunt admonition, mine will be the only reply you get.
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      I just want to reply and say I wish you the best in your online ventures. Hopefully, we can get some more responses from people who have started with little to no money, but who have and are generating consistent income online now. I know there are people out there who have done such a thing, so don't lose hope!
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi DM,

    Here is my suggestion buddy: if you have no money, you have all types of fears concerning money. Money limiting beliefs. Feel those fears. Now. Address the feelings. Or else you carry those fears with you, and even if you worked 45 hours a day, 24 days a week, you will still be broke LOL.

    BUT.....if you see marketing as a way to:

    - follow your passion
    - serve people
    - make friends

    you will see success in the long run. No overnight success, because you have no IM skills. Practicing for years develops your IM skills. Then money flows in.

    Get a job. Make money. Then, begin IM from the *big money*, patient, calm, detached energy.

    I have been:

    - a security guard
    - janitor
    - secretary

    over the years. No job was beneath me.

    But now I travel all over the globe as a pro blogger. I'm even more humble now, because success finds humble servants; not folks pining for money.

    Do what ya gotta do to get a paycheck, to begin IM from the big money, calm, detached, patient energy.
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      But now I travel all over the globe as a pro blogger. I'm even more humble now,
      I am in awe of your humility.
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      Did you read my original post completely? I already AM working, but only a limited amount of hours part-time, as I have had to become a caretaker for a disabled and medically frail relative. I already indicated I am willing to work further, but it will need to be remotely and with flexible hours, because my job as a caretaker requires me to be on standby and provide assistance around the clock as needed. I was interested in digital marketing opportunities that do not involve freelancing. I appreciate your "not having limiting money beliefs" mentality, I really do. But when you really do have limited funds, and keep running into situations where you see you need to have some money to spend, you cannot pay for those things with a positive mentality, you need actual money to do it. I already have a full business plan, and have been working on putting all the pieces in place to get that started. I was just trying to see if there was any way to get started in digital marketing online that involves creating or selling other people's products, with little to no financial barrier to get started in the interm.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    First of all, you don't need to use such an aggressive condescending tone with me. I came here to get further knowledge, not to be beaten down. If you cannot address me in a respectful manner with your responses, I'm going to have to ask you to please stop communicating with me.
    When you start a thread asking for advice - you don't dictate who answers or what they are allowed to say. Talk about condescending....

    You don't seem to realize you are getting advice from those who HAVE been doing business online successfully.

    Those posting above have repeatedly told you NOT to spend money - did you read that part?

    You say you don't want 'traditional business'- but then mention selling products... Comments about freelancing tell me you don't know much about the potential there. That's fine - you can learn a lot here but if you make demands the only answers you may get will be from those who know less than you do.

    I already have a full business plan
    Might have been helpful to mention that in the first post instead of asking what you could do....
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      "When you start a thread asking for advice - you don't dictate who answers or what they are allowed to say. Talk about condescending...."

      No, but when you are asking advice and are new to an online forum, you hope that you will not be treated in a rude and aggressive manner. That's not too much to ask from other people who are adults, and I refuse to allow you to make me feel like I am being condescending for asking to be treated with basic respect when being addressed.

      "Those posting above have repeatedly told you NOT to spend money - did you read that part?"

      Yes. And I responded that there are situations I keep running into that require money. It DOES look like it requires some money to start somewhere with a traditional business. If I want to utilize tools like email management platforms, website and hosting, etc., I cannot pay companies that offer these services required to run a business nowadays with a positive attitude. It REQUIRES money.

      "You say you don't want 'traditional business'- but then mention selling products... Comments about freelancing tell me you don't know much about the potential there. That's fine - you can learn a lot here but if you make demands the only answers you may get will be from those who know less than you do."

      I DID say I want a business, and that I have been working on one; BUT that I have been temporarily sidelined from pursuing that plan due to costs required to start and maintain it. Yes, creating and selling products is technically a business, but there are ways to do this that don't require having your own website, branding, business cards, and a lot of the demands that having a more traditional business model tends to require. There are ways to start up on a shoestring and non-traditionally. I could have been more clear on that point, my apology for that.

      I actually do know about freelancing and the potential there. As I mentioned before, that is not a path I want to go down though.

      Also, I'm not making "demands" I'm setting parameters for my specific situation. There is nothing wrong with that; and I know there are people out there who have started from similar financial situations as myself, but are having revenue generation success now. So those people would have something to teach me.

      RE: Your comment on me having a business plan:
      "Might have been helpful to mention that in the first post instead of asking what you could do.... "

      I already did mention that. Please re-read my original post. Who would plan to start a business without a business plan? That makes no sense. If you re-read my post, you will see that I am asking what I can do outside of the more traditional business model I am planning to also pursue.

      Let me clarify if it is not clear to anyone:
      I'm here to learn from others who have started with little to no money, who have success in digital marketing by creating products or marketing products from others.

      I'm not interested in routes that involve freelancing for clients on an individual one on one basis.

      I'm not interested in traditional heavy business models, I already have that and am planning to launch that once more funds are available.

      I am interested in constructive and respectful responses from people on this forum who have had and are having success in the areas I've mentioned I'm actually interested in exploring. There are people out there who have had success in the methods I'm interested in exploring, who have started with little to no money, but are now consistently generating revenue, and I am interested in hearing from them.

      Thanks.
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      • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        I am interested in constructive and respectful responses from with people on this forum who have had and are having success in the areas I've mentioned I'm actually interested in exploring. There are people out there who have had success in the methods I'm interested in exploring, who have started with little to no money, but are now consistently generating revenue, and I am interested in hearing from them. Thanks.
        First rule of getting ahead in life - "Realistic, expectations."

        You have almost no chance of finding anything you mention in that paragraph on this forum, or anywhere else. And, with your brusqueness, do you really think that anyone is going to stop what they are doing to help you? I'm sure that more than one person who might have helped took one look at your missive and said to themselves, "I'll pass." You want it all, you want it now and you want it your way.

        If I wanted to deal with a person with that kind of attitude, I'd get married.

        Lose the attitude!

        Good luck!
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        • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
          I do have realistic expectations. I understand that not everyone chooses to be respectful in how they respond. But is responding to other people in a respectful manner really too much to ask of grown adults? I don't think it is. Hoping for a basic level of common courtesy in an online forum is not having an attitude.
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          • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
            Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

            I do have realistic expectations. Hoping for a basic level of common courtesy in an online forum is not having an attitude.
            Maybe not, but expecting people to act in a way you deem proper in any forum IS an unrealistic expectation. Have you been using the Internet, long? Visit many forums???

            People are giving you the "common courtesy" of responding to you. I'd suggest not telling them the only way in which you find them doing so, acceptable. :-)

            Oh, keep one thing in mind. We've seen posts like yours, hundreds and hundreds of times. This forum is littered with them. The usual scenario is, you'll reject everything of value that's offered, piss everyone off, and then you'll be gone in a day, never to be seen, again. You'll need to forgive people if that don't want to invest too much time or energy in dealing with you. We've all seen this movie, before. It sucked the first time we watched it. And the rerun? It ain't never, no better.

            I'm going to bed. You've given me a headache. lol
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            • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
              Basic respect in an online forum is not an unreasonable ask for adults. If an adult can respond to a question, an adult is also capable of be respectful when doing so. People are free to speak to others how they wish, but I will not continue to dialog with specific forum users who address me in a disrespectful manner. That's my personal choice. I am not forcing other people to behave in any way they are not personally compelled to behave in.

              I'm obviously NOT rejecting everything of value, as there have been people who have responded and you can see I have replied and clearly let them know I found their advice helpful, as I have. I'm not a "movie" you've seen before. I'm a person, and other people who actually want to offer real help will respond without being aggressive and mean about it. If a person doesn't want to be considerate and helpful, then they shouldn't even reply. I will focus on responses from people who want to provide help and are willing to do so without being mean and nasty about it. I don't care if a person can show me how to make a million dollars in a day; if a person is going to rude and nasty to me about it, I don't want their advice. There are other people out there who know the same stuff but who are willing to communicate that knowledge without being mean about it.

              I have not given you a headache. You chose to respond to my posts, and I continued to respond back. If dialog between us gives you a headache, you are more than welcome to not respond anymore. There are other people I am dialoguing on here with, who are not having that issue. Please feel free to stop responding if that is best for you.

              Thanks kindly.
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              • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

                Basic respect in an online forum is not an unreasonable ask for adults.
                You need to quote at least one sentence for us to know who you are replying to. This is basic, common, forum netiquitte. I guess that means nothing to you, since we have all seen by now - you're special.

                I have not given you a headache.
                Please don't tell me what I'm experiencing. Now you're just being arrogant.

                You chose to respond to my posts, and I continued to respond back. If dialog between us gives you a headache, you are more than welcome to not respond anymore.
                You are 100% correct. I have wasted way too much of my valuable time on you, already. I'm sure you'll discover that one by one, anyone worth listening to on this forum will also stop responding to you. Most have, already.

                You're very welcome to who's left, after they're gone.

                Good luck. lol
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                • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
                  Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

                  You need to quote at least one sentence for us to know who you are replying to. This is basic, common, forum netiquitte. I guess that means nothing to you, since we have all seen by now - you're special.
                  Are you using the classic view? The OP is using the modern view. There is no quote feature in the modern view because the flow should be clear - it's built in.

                  However, if he/she is using modern and you are using classic it's impossible to follow the flow. This has been brought to the attention of admin but I'm not sure if or when things may change.

                  Mark
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                  • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
                    Correct, I'm using the modern view.
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                    • These threads are a learning experience no matter what so we all win.

                      When I read the first reply from Kay it boggles my mind she has been giving detailed unique powerful advice like that year after year just incredible. I mean if someone asked about a sig 5 mins from now she will not attack them she will be just as helpful as if she never heard those words before hahaha. OK Gushing over.


                      Being in a Challenging scenario is different for every person. We have to break it down to priorities. If you have roof over head access to internet and food good start.

                      The first thing to do is when you wake up is to say these words....
                      ( Sort of a Do This Not That haha)

                      Do not say How Can I get Some Money Today.

                      Say.....How Can I help Someone Else Get Some Money Today.

                      (or solve their Problem)

                      There will always be Low Tides and High Tides in Life.

                      Once when I was experiencing Low Tides first thing to do is take an inventory of what you have and what you do not have.

                      I had a ton of ebooks on my hard drive, at that time no mailing list, had no cam on my laptop at the time so Videos/webinars were not really an option unless using slides only.

                      But I looked at all the emails I was getting from all the marketers list I had signed up to and they were all talking to me like I was a close friend.

                      So I used that. And I hit Reply on every single one.

                      And I asked them did they have any Internet Marketing Related Tasks I could complete from them as I was in a Financially Challenging Situation.

                      Well like everything else in life its a numbers game.

                      But I got 3 responses. From Marketers that you would know believe it or not.

                      And I had a $100 mini project, another $100 Mini Project, and a $500 short Unique eBook Project all in my PayPal account.


                      So that gave me breathing room to get back in the game.

                      Creativity is the key.

                      There was a info-product years ago about Business Brokering. Jay Abraham is expert on this. You do not need a Budget.

                      You just need to find Mr/Mrs Bread and Introduce them to Mr./Mrs Butter and they both make money because they have complimenting product/services and you get a commission for setting it all up.

                      For example....It's getting near Christmas and you know a Jeweler and you also know a Doctor or Dentist getting ready to send their Christmas Cards out to their list of Patients. What if they added a little Gift of a Discount at the Jewelers Shop that you brokered. The Doctor or Dentist or whatever whoever has a database and who ever has a product/service you put them together and you all make a profit.

                      It's just a general idea but you get the point....there are opportunities all around us we have to McGuyver a solution. McGuyver is a TV show where he can make just about anything from whatever is around him at the time so funny ha.

                      Where there is a will there is a way but think of others first and you will be rewarded.

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                    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                      Gone and forgotten. Precisely as I predicted. Of course. now that I have posted this, the OP will return to tell us that he has not been around because he has been busy, diligently working on a project.

                      Give it an hour. lol
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                  • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                    Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

                    Are you using the classic view?
                    Classic.

                    This has been brought to the attention of admin but I'm not sure if or when things may change. Mark
                    Understood. Thank you.

                    Optie
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                • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
                  @OptedIn

                  Please look at Mark's comment, and my response. It's clear that you are the one who is likely experiencing the technical issue using this forum.

                  Your response to my comment is a classic example that represents the type of people I do not wish to interact with on this forum. Please do not interact with me any further.
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                  • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                    Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

                    Please do not interact with me any further.
                    This is an open forum. You don't get to dictate who can reply and when. The forum has a built in, 'ignore' capability. If you don't like reading what I have to say, then use it, but don't attempt to dictate to me how I may choose to have intercourse with anyone on this forum. While I am more than happy not to have any dealings with you, directly, I will freely respond to comments left by others in this thread.

                    You are NOT the privileged character you so obviously seem to believe you are. This is NOT your sandbox. You don't get to make the rules.

                    Deal with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author zaccks
    how I can make a lot of money online very quickly, and with very little financial investment or high-level technical skill?
    You need skills and experience to earn a lot of money QUICKLY, you have to build trust and reputation if you want to make money quickly. first start small and then scale things up based on what is working for you.

    i made this mistake of wanting to make a lot of money quickly with little to no skill and i hardly make any.

    affiliate marketing is one of the best way to earn a lot of passive income but you have to pass through trial and errors in order to achieve that.
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      Thanks for your response and idea; I really appreciate it.
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          Originally Posted by Caimeng Chen View Post

          You're welcome
          Self-promotion violates forum rules!
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      The information you provided here without even clicking on your offer, is tremendously helpful. I also appreciate that you responded in a courteous way. Thanks.
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      • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        The information you provided here without even clicking on your offer, is tremendously helpful. I also appreciate that you responded in a courteous way. Thanks.
        People like that poster, prey on people like you.

        There's no such thing as, 'free.' You'll discover that at the end of the course, if you want the 'good' stuff. You know - the stuff that will actually help you make money - then you'll need to spend money. Just remember that when you don't, it will be because you didn't follow the plan, precisely. It's all your fault.

        BTW - he/she has already started spamming other threads with this tripe!

        Good night!
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        • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
          I understand that is how webinars and other free promotions work. It's free, then small sell offers, then a larger upsell. However, the information that they posted in their response (without me clicking on their link), was actually helpful.
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      Originally Posted by OnlineM3ntor View Post

      Your Income Teacher
      Reported as SPAM!!!
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      I appreciate your advice. I do have a lot of knowledge about the things you mentioned and am planning to apply a lot of those methods to the more traditional business I plan on launching when I can get past some money constraints. I am just hoping for a way to make money before doing all that, which could be a little quicker and more streamlined. Regardless, I appreciate your perspective, and definitely agree that building something solid is ultimately the way to go.

      Thanks also for the respectful tone in your response.
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      • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        Thanks also for the respectful tone in your response.
        You need to quote at least one sentence so we know who you are responding to.
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        • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
          That comment was included in the response to kvr4u. If you look at that commenter's response, you can see my reply under it. It was part of my reply to that person.
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  • Profile picture of the author Wile E Coyote
    Why not use the freelancing platform to interview businesses for long-term employment/work?

    I think a big issue with this forum is that people assume that to get financial freedom, you have to own that business. This is just untrue.

    Think of Steve Jobs and Wozniak. Who is the more popular? Could he have done what he did without the man behind him?

    You seem to indicate that you have a strong marketing background. Use it to not only craft your financial freedom but someone else's.

    That's what I've done. Let me know if you're interested or have questions. I'll gladly expound on this idea, but didn't want to make a huge rant if you're just not interested.
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      Thank you for your reply. That is something to consider. I really do want to own my own business one day though rather than being an employee or a freelancer. I actually do not have a strong marketing background, just some working knowledge. My skillset is actually condensed in some other areas.
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      • Profile picture of the author Wile E Coyote
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        Thank you for your reply. That is something to consider. I really do want to own my own business one day though rather than being an employee or a freelancer. I actually do not have a strong marketing background, just some working knowledge. My skillset is actually condensed in some other areas.
        I completely understand, however, I challenge you to really articulate what you want out of this.

        If you were able to make a +$200k/year "salary" working for someone else's company, managing your own working hours, is that not financial freedom?

        Anyway, I'm not going to try to convince you in what you should or shouldn't do since it's really up to you anyway.

        The inherent problem with your request is that to get high-rewards with zero or low risk is extremely unlikely. Even in the examples of people exceeding in "internet marketing" often use deceptive tactics to overestimate what results they actually get.

        For example, a $100,000 new product launch or a $100,000/mo Amazon E-Commerce store often don't account for all the expenses they incur to get to that point. (Affiliate Commissions account for a large portion of that $100,000 for example, most of the real money is deeper in their funnel. Amazon affiliates get very small commissions to start. Kindle book launches don't account for the dozen or so other books that made no money etc).

        Definitely not going to say that you can't make it, but at this point, where you have said yourself you can't afford to go all-in for any amount of time, can't really do a "real" job because of family etc, you'll have to look at your life and make some concessions.

        Whether it's doing a stop and go strategy for your business, doing something you don't really want to do for awhile so you can succeed later, getting a regular job and hiring someone to watch your family member in the meantime etc.

        I guess the only piece of advice I want you to take away from this is that the lower the barrier of entry whatever it is you are considering, the more competition and the more people are going to be already in it. As many people on this forum has figured out, some people take years to find any level of success with these low-entry points.

        Having two adult dependents myself that I have to provide care of, sometimes you just have to realize that they are a hindrance to particular goals in your life, which you just can't get away from.

        Another example... I love my dogs. One of them is a German Shepherd. They are on the dangerous dog breed list. I just can't live in any apartment I wanted to, or travel around a lot with both dogs. I chose to get them, and they hinder or put limitations on certain aspects of my life.

        You taking care of your family member, whether by your own free will or by obligation, is going to prevent you from achieving certain things in life. The thought that you can turn to internet marketing to cash in quickly to improve their quality of life is noble, but a little unrealistic.

        TLDR: The lower barrier of entry to anything, means the more competition and the more things you'll have to do to get anywhere. Sometimes the best things in life are just unattainable without making big concessions or realizing your own limitations.

        Good luck DM!
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        • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
          "Even in the examples of people exceeding in "internet marketing" often use deceptive tactics to overestimate what results they actually get. For example, a $100,000 new product launch or a $100,000/mo Amazon E-Commerce store often don't account for all the expenses they incur to get to that point."

          That is a very good and helpful point.

          This also that you said:

          "(Affiliate Commissions account for a large portion of that $100,000 for example, most of the real money is deeper in their funnel."

          That is very helpful insight.

          I appreciate you taking the time to give thorough feedback in a respectful manner. I will remain optimistic though that there is a way to start and maintain an online business even with my caregiving responsibilities. It may be that I just have to forego the quick income idea, and just work on the longer term business idea I have that would allow me to have flexibility and work remotely. The particular idea I have would allow me to work at it in a stop and go manner, as you mentioned.

          Thanks for replying!
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    • Profile picture of the author dm20181217
      Thanks for chiming in. Other people online elsewhere were giving her program positive reviews also. It's nice to know that a person on this forum has had some good experience with her program. Are you earning $200 a day yet?
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      • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        If you look at that commenter's response, you can see my reply under it. It was part of my reply to that person.
        There are 2 views that a member can use to browse the forum. The functionality is broken and if you post in one view but someone else is using the other view to read your response, it is very hard to follow who you are responding to. That's not your fault - it's a forum problem but it is confusing and so people may mention it.

        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        The information you provided here without even clicking on your offer, is tremendously helpful. I also appreciate that you responded in a courteous way. Thanks.
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        I understand that is how webinars and other free promotions work. It's free, then small sell offers, then a larger upsell. However, the information that they posted in their response (without me clicking on their link), was actually helpful.
        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        Thanks for chiming in. Other people online elsewhere were giving her program positive reviews also. It's nice to know that a person on this forum has had some good experience with her program. Are you earning $200 a day yet?
        These people are spammers/scammers. They are rule breakers. They will be banned from the forum if they continue posting their "helpful" comments.

        They will "wine and dine" you and make you feel they have your answers but in the end, they are not trying to be helpful - they are trying to make a buck at your expense.

        This is what I was referring to in my first response above.

        Mark

        Edit: I know you said you didn't click the link. But spam is still spam and isn't to be believed.
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          Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

          That's not your fault
          It is, if you won't make any conscientious effort, at all. :-)
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        Originally Posted by dm20181217 View Post

        Are you earning $200 a day yet?
        I can answer that for you, if you want to hear the truth. lol
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      Hey, thanks. It looks like you are not able to self-promote in this forum. You probably should delete the link in your response, and just list the income ideas in your reply.
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  • Profile picture of the author KimboJim
    Here's my short answer, and it will only work if you can write and write quickly.

    TextBroker and iWriter have been good to me whenever I need some extra money here and there. It will not make you rich, but there are orders there 24/7, so you can make money and write whenever you have a few minutes. Most orders are easy enough.

    At full capacity, writing my heart out, I've made about $20/hour there, so again, it won't make you rich. Often with the research, formatting and keyword arrangements I'll make closer to $15/hour there.

    It's not the best method, but it's got a low barrier of entry if you're a capable writer, let's you build up some clients and will definitely pay. Since I only do it here and there (like an hour or so a day), I'll usually make about $200-$400 a month from there.

    I suggest TextBroker overall since their system is fairer to writers and the orders are more consistent, plus the buyers tend to be better. However, I've found some really great clients from iWriter who directly order from me. iWriter really shines with direct orders, but their general order pool is garbage.

    Years ago I was making full-time income from there when I was in a similar situation with no job and lots of time, but moved on and now only do it part-time for some extra cash. I've heard that TextBroker has changed how they accept writers and they have a long verification process, so I'd sign up now if this sounds good to you.

    Unfortunately my main experience has been with writing, so that's all I've got for you. Hope this helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author NateOlsen
    I started out broke I was a plumber for many years with prior computer knowledge. Hurt my back and started my own marketing business. It started out slow and my initial investment was $20 I offered my services for free for a specified amount of time, built a portfolio and then once I had proven my value I sold them on future business! Then took that money and invested in things like business cards, website and extra tools to help me along the way!

    The thing standing between you and success is persistence and never giving up! Keep at it, keep learning, you have time just not money so do everything you can even if it fails! You will learn from your failures.

    I started off posting on Craiglist etc... I think I did get one client there, huge waste of time but I learned a ton by doing it!

    Time is money but if you have a ton of time and no money then offer something incredible, you will even get hesitation on a free service at first! Don't let it discourage you! Make sure you can give provide quality if you do this!

    I hope this helps you guys!
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