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Hello- I am in a difficult situation monetarily and am hoping for some suggestions.

Here is the situation- I am 54 years old and in a sales job that is not working out-my numbers are not where they need to be. I am not a great salesman even though I have been doing this for about 25-30 years. I've read all the sales books and took courses etc and it's not from lack of trying hard.I'm more of an analytical guy actually. I used to frequent the WF many years ago and know a little about marketing but nowhere near as much as most on here, and it's from a theoretical rather than practical end of it.

I need to support my family (kinds going into college soon) and am hoping there is some way if I lose my job to not have to resort to a minimum wage position or to work 2 fulltime jobs to do that.

Any suggestions? (other than to say I'm screwed!). It has to be an immediate way to earn income without a lot of hard selling involved.
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  • Profile picture of the author smedia11
    You're in the right place

    You need to start working on your business now, in whatever spare time you have. Do not wait until you lose you job to try to start making money online. You are not going to be able to replace a full time income over night.
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  • Profile picture of the author federal06
    Hey men, i was watching a video about Frank Kern and he talk about two command.

    The First command is: If you are keep buying products and products and dont taking action, you are only loosing money, if you buy a products that talk about building a list because is a key to make money, then focus in build a list.

    The second command is to be scared about taking action, if you keep buying products and products, but have scared to paid for a solo ads, a facebook ads or create a website, then why are you buying products if you dont going to take action?

    My Advice is if you are working now, do internet marketing like a part time: Learn how to build a squeeze page with your autoresponder, then start sending paid and free traffic to that squeeze page to build a list, if you keep focus in building your list and send content with promotional offers to your list, you can then making money so you can leave you jobs and become a full time work at home junkie

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  • Profile picture of the author AntonioSeegars1
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    • Profile picture of the author popmarco
      Originally Posted by AntonioSeegars1 View Post

      Hi DrStrange,


      Fill Your Site With Articles

      To make this a fairly instant strategy, you need to fill your site out. This means that you need to put a bare minimum of 100 articles on your niche site within a month. The ultimate goal for your niche site should be 300 articles. If you write 10 articles a day for 30 days, you'll be able to get this.
      Just would like to add a tip in filling your site with articles.

      I do agree that in order for your Adsense account to be approved, you'd need to have quality contents (articles with images, videos, podcasts, infographics, etc.) in it. Thus, you need to make lots of articles a day.

      The challenge really is on how to make an article a day especially if you still have your full time job.

      You can use PLR articles but select which of them would really give you the quality ones. Reword them if necessary and publish them at least once a week (the more the better of course). In due time (I hope you're not thinking of retiring in a month's time), you'll have an authority site on specific niches such as Gardening, Minerals, Woodcarving, etc.

      On the other hand, maybe you can also create products of your own and sell them. Since you're an analytical kind of guy, do the stuffs that can probably help others how to do analysis more amazingly. You can write the "how to's", connect with WF members for the graphics, animation, copywriting, etc. Probably in 4-6 months time, you'll have a brand new product that can generate a thousand or a few thousand dollars. Rinse and repeat. By the time you retire, product creation would be a piece of cake.

      It's definitely not an overnight success. You need to invest some time and a bit of money.

      Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by AntonioSeegars1 View Post

      Video Marketing

      You can make this work without creating videos of your own. All you have to do is go to Youtube, and answer questions that people ask on other videos. Give a detailed response to people's questions, and then tell them that you got the information from the website you created, and post a link to the website. Except don't tell people that you created the website. Type this: I got this information from this website - link to website - for all who are wondering where I got this from.

      That's all you need to do and you can use other people's videos to promote yourself without having to worry much about being banned. If you only use this strategy 5-10 times a day, you can stay under the radar.
      A great angle to come from. I think this can be a great compliment to blog commenting. A little tedious but if you can help answer questions you can get some targeted traffic


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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Originally Posted by DrStrange View Post

    It has to be an immediate way to earn income without a lot of hard selling involved.
    That's the nice thing about internet marketing. You don't have to be a sales person to make good money. Your only goal is to get as much eyeballs on the main offer that you are selling. The company will do the selling for you whether they do it in a form of video or just text.

    You only need to build your own website, add a good affiliate offer to it, and then send as much targeted traffic to that website every single day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gambino
    First, I would look for an offline job where you're not bracing to be fired. That's the only way to earn immediate, guaranteed money. You don't want to be in a place where you have to make money online because you've been fired and need to make money online go make ends meet.

    Once you do that, I'd concentrate on building something online without the pressure and stress. Then grow that to profitability to leave your job.

    I would recommend getting into physical products either as a resale or a private/white label. Essentially, buy low and sell high. In my opinion, it's the best/easiest way to make income online. The tricky part is finding the products and providers with enough margins to make it worth it, but they're out there if you look.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paul Guilfoyle
    Good place to start would be this thread started by Paul Myers
    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...desperate.html

    Hope this helps.
    Stay focused.
    All best
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  • Profile picture of the author mikefashen
    You're going to get A LOT of different advice. But to me the best way to build LONG TERM financial stability is with list building.

    I have an EXTENSIVE post on exactly how to do it here:
    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ml#post9876010

    I'd highly recommend checking it out.
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  • Profile picture of the author astral walker
    Here is a tip for quick money. Partner with a local blogger in your area. (Assuming he has experience and knowledge about WordPress). Start a free WordPress camp/seminar for newbies. Explain about blogging and ways to make money out of it. Then show them the process of buying a domain, setting up WordPress etc.

    Now here is the trick. Get email addresses and phone number of all attendees. Try to convince them in your seminar to sign up for a hosting plan using your affilaite link. Offer them free installation a setup Offer a discount code if possible. If you advertise the event properly, you will earn loads of money in a short period of time.

    Originally Posted by DrStrange View Post

    Hello- I am in a difficult situation monetarily and am hoping for some suggestions.

    Here is the situation- I am 54 years old and in a sales job that is not working out-my numbers are not where they need to be. I am not a great salesman even though I have been doing this for about 25-30 years. I've read all the sales books and took courses etc and it's not from lack of trying hard.I'm more of an analytical guy actually. I used to frequent the WF many years ago and know a little about marketing but nowhere near as much as most on here, and it's from a theoretical rather than practical end of it.

    I need to support my family (kinds going into college soon) and am hoping there is some way if I lose my job to not have to resort to a minimum wage position or to work 2 fulltime jobs to do that.

    Any suggestions? (other than to say I'm screwed!). It has to be an immediate way to earn income without a lot of hard selling involved.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrgoe
    Most of us started from this exact situation. The need for money got us all on this freakin` forum I know it does look difficult at the moment, but that a breathe, a step back and try to see what you`d like to sell. The internet is full of people that want to buy basically anything. So just do some research, find something you like, and take action. From there to at least financial stability isn`t really a long road
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  • Profile picture of the author khansaccounts
    Originally Posted by DrStrange View Post

    Hello- I am in a difficult situation monetarily and am hoping for some suggestions.

    Here is the situation- I am 54 years old and in a sales job that is not working out-my numbers are not where they need to be. I am not a great salesman even though I have been doing this for about 25-30 years. I've read all the sales books and took courses etc and it's not from lack of trying hard.I'm more of an analytical guy actually. I used to frequent the WF many years ago and know a little about marketing but nowhere near as much as most on here, and it's from a theoretical rather than practical end of it.

    I need to support my family (kinds going into college soon) and am hoping there is some way if I lose my job to not have to resort to a minimum wage position or to work 2 fulltime jobs to do that.

    Any suggestions? (other than to say I'm screwed!). It has to be an immediate way to earn income without a lot of hard selling involved.
    Dear DrStrange,

    After reading your thread will suggest you to start freelancing with any good platform. also will suggest you to start working with Fiverr as this is very easy to start and getting orders. join some fiverr groups to promote your gigs and hope from there you will get order. for start working with fiverr just make a list of your interest and your skills too then start working with fiverr. here is some useful fiverr tips it will help you to get a good start with your fiverr working.
    First implement this then i will guide you how to start affiliate marketing?

    Thanks & Regards.
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    • Profile picture of the author DrStrange
      Wow thanks for all the replies. Honestly I need to digest all this.


      I need to develop some skills- which I should have done years ago. I had started trying to learn html and css etc but found it confusing. I should have kept going. If I could set up wordpress sites I would do that but again that is not something you learn in a week. I'm good in academics but unfortunately the practical skills not as much.


      We're not at the point yet of having to sell away our household items. I may need to try to find a 2nd job while I still have this one.


      This weekend I'll be going through these ideas to come up with a plan. If I could set up wordpress sites I would do that and spread the word among friends to get some business but again that is not something you learn in a week.


      Thanks again for all your help.
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      • Profile picture of the author Kay King
        If I could set up wordpress sites I would do that but again that is not something you learn in a week
        Yes, it IS something you can learn in a week. There are tutorials (free) all over the place and starting a blog does require a lot of technical skill....or much at all for that matter.
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      • Profile picture of the author Paul Guilfoyle
        Originally Posted by DrStrange View Post

        Wow thanks for all the replies. Honestly I need to digest all this.


        I need to develop some skills- which I should have done years ago. I had started trying to learn html and css etc but found it confusing. I should have kept going. If I could set up wordpress sites I would do that but again that is not something you learn in a week. I'm good in academics but unfortunately the practical skills not as much.


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        Try not to get too bogged down with technicalities. You could find someone on fiverr to set up a wp blog. Start thinking like a business owner and treat it like a business. Try to find a high converting funnel that pays you money. Focus on driving traffic ( learn how) and making sales.
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    There is no fast or get rich quick scheme anywhere on the internet. If you want to join the Online world, you need to have the right mindset or commitment. That's important before joining this world of the online entrepeneurs. Internet marketing doesnt have an easy process. But it's not hard too. Its simple. Just that there are too many people telling you a whole lot of things about internet marketing. Just clear your mind and just focus on what you actually have to do in order to make money through a one-page website.

    The main steps are simple. But we're all taught by a whole bunch of marketers such as Sean Mize, Brett Mcfall, Chris Farell, etc, etc. But when I cleared my mind, I realized that here were only 4 steps in succeeding online.

    1. Find what people want to know about or learn about (something that you can relate to or have interest in and can sell backends in)

    2. Create the solution that specifically targets their problem. If they want to know specifically about how to feed a family of 6 kids on a daily budget, then give them a solution that actually is proven.

    3. Put it up on a website. Just upload it on a website that has a "sign up" form.

    4. Market or get people to that website or webpage. Via Facebook, Twitter, or even advertise in forums where people interested in that area/topic hangout at.

    That's basically it in a nutshell. I'm now developing my own coaching program that teaches people how to actually step-by-step detailed and easily make money on the internet. It targets people who are in the IM niche and are still in the learning curve. Here it is: IMCNZ | Just another WordPress site . It's in the development stage, but me and my crew are willing to help you with anything. Just email us through info@imcnz.com and we will help you with anything you want to know. Create products. Find a need or demand. Write a sales copy. Or traffic. Please dont hesitate to ask us. We are willing to help those who are struggling and provide the exact solutions that they can take away and apply straight away. No pitch at all. All free! We are willing to help you get through. So please dont hesitate. Contact us IMCNZ | Just another WordPress site
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  • Profile picture of the author DoubleDi
    @AntonioSeegars1, wrote amazing post! I just wanna add there that most important is to choose high paying, very competitive keywords and do not put effort on SEO. Just do Forum marketing and FB advertising, which can be crazy cheap if done right
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  • Profile picture of the author AuthorityBuilder
    You're at the right place.

    Start your own online business that can replace your day job.

    Start small and grow big. As AntonioSeegars1 says, follow those steps or do some yourself and outsource the rest to others. The main point must be to make money from your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author cherrytom
    Hi Doc! You've certainly come to the right place, which I guess you know by now!
    One further little suggestion to go with the awesome advice you received --- find a mentor! Decide what niche you want to work in and find a mentor in that niche. There are mentors in all niches, and the fees they charge for coaching is peanuts compared to what you'll make by following their advice. Good luck in your online endeavours. Keep smiling!
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  • Profile picture of the author Blessed88
    Hi Drstrange,
    I can help you out, by working it out this way:

    1. Skype account with US phone number

    2. unlimited skype subscription for US calls only

    3. Enter an agreement with a provider of a very high demanding services or products, let them know you want to bring them consumers who are ready to buy from them for a fee.

    The first two items, from skype is less than $30 per month.

    The last item is absolutely free


    NOW THIS IS THE DEAL, CALL IT A PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE


    I can supply you tons of US consumers who are urgently in need of some services or products,simple there are interested or in search of high demanding services or a products. I bring them to you and you reach out to them and connect them to the providers you have agreed and negotiated with them for your fee

    Your job is very simple.
    I will bring you these consumers and you engage them in conversation related to the particular service or product they are looking for and hand them over to the service provider you have agreed to bring them sales, most of these consumers only need proof that the provider can offer them the type of service/product they are looking for.

    We can make a sale in a day, if you are interested just let me know. Thanks


    YOU ARE PAID DIRECTLY, AND YOU PAY MY SHARE AFTER YOU ARE PAID.


    IT IS VERY SIMPLE AND QUICK
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    • Profile picture of the author DrStrange
      After reading through the replies I realized I need to get some skills first- I just started a Wordpress course last night- it was free so didn't hurt my finances. Once I learn how to create a website I'll take the next step.


      Thanks to everyone for your help.
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