Learning hint for newbies and those who don't get answers to their questions!

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Hi all,

I would like to give you some quick tips to help newbies and anybody having trouble getting answers to their questions.

1. Write a heading that fits your question.

2. Don't ask a vague question because you'll either get vague or stupid responses.

3. Be specific about what you're asking and want to know. Give an example if you can. Clarity in thought will improve clarity in action and you can carry that through to your own business.

4. Post in the right section. If you learn that you're in the wrong one, delete your thread and post in the right one. Don't leave duplicate threads running because if you get replies to both and one gets deleted, you may miss a vital piece of info.

5. Don't pm people unless there's a reason (and it's NOT to sell them something they haven't asked for.)

6. Take action on what you learn. It's no good if you're given info and you let it stagnate in your computer or on a notepad somewhere.

If you know of any other pointers for this list, I would be more than happy to add them if asked in here, NOT in pm.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alast
    Don't ask "how can I make money online" whilst having a link in your signature saying "Make $100/day guaranteed NOW!"
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  • Profile picture of the author pintara3
    Originally Posted by laurencewins View Post

    Hi all,

    I would like to give you some quick tips to help newbies and anybody having trouble getting answers to their questions.

    1. Write a heading that fits your question.

    2. Don't ask a vague question because you'll either get vague or stupid responses.

    3. Be specific about what you're asking and want to know. Give an example if you can. Clarity in thought will improve clarity in action and you can carry that through to your own business.

    4. Post in the right section. If you learn that you're in the wrong one, delete your thread and post in the right one. Don't leave duplicate threads running because if you get replies to both and one gets deleted, you may miss a vital piece of info.

    5. Don't pm people unless there's a reason (and it's NOT to sell them something they haven't asked for.)

    6. Take action on what you learn. It's no good if you're given info and you let it stagnate in your computer or on a notepad somewhere.

    If you know of any other pointers for this list, I would be more than happy to add them if asked in here, NOT in pm.
    Thanks Lawrence great advice...
    I often get pm's from people who I have no idea who they are and often I have trouble deciding what it is that I am being asked. I read a thread here today which was vague and could see he was getting frustrated because he didn't get the answer he wanted. To get a better answer ask a better quality question
    Cheers
    Graeme
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  • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
    Good tips Laurence hi by the way havent talked to you in a while
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by laurencewins View Post

    6. Take action on what you learn. It's no good if you're given info and you let it stagnate in your computer or on a notepad somewhere.

    If you know of any other pointers for this list, I would be more than happy to add them if asked in here, NOT in pm.
    Yeah, I notice a theme that runs true in some Newbies here. A certain few will Post the EXACT same
    Thread ( with different wording of course) asking the same question about IM they did the previous day.

    I suspect some of these are doing the 'Sig Shuffle' but I think there a few who did not hear the
    ' right answer they wanted ' so they continue to ask until they get the right answer that aligns with their desires



    - Robert Andrew
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    Originally Posted by laurencewins View Post

    I would like to give you some quick tips to help newbies and anybody having trouble getting answers to their questions.

    Laurence,

    Maybe the very first tip should be: Use the search function to see if threads on your same question already exist.

    Wouldn't that be a win-win for both the poster and all the readers?

    Nice thread.

    Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    I normally don't come here, but most questions posted here assume a term has only ONE meaning and/or a thing is standard and/or there is only ONE way to do something, and people are left asking 10 questions if they want to ever have a HOPE of helping. And SOME are asked in english that is SO broken that you wonder if they are even asking a question.

    Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    Thanks for all the added extras so far everyone. It is good to see that I am not alone when it comes to opinions about some of the threads in here.
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  • Profile picture of the author tryinhere
    The people who need to

    & or should read this thread

    Never will

    Same ol Same ol

    Sorry, Nothing Changes

    & History will repeat itself

    Over & Over

    Out.
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