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Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author sujit1717
    If you are new then don't hope to create 1000$ dollars in 3 weeks. You have to learn the basics first. Most of the people are still not able to earn a dollar here.

    It doesnot mean that it is not possible. But the kind of situation you are in, i dont think you would be able to earn them in even in 3 months. First read the all the posts and learnn an start applying then.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tom Addams
    It won't happen. But I applaud your enthusiasm.

    I'll give you one of my favourite business models. I'd consider one of these type of sites a failure if it earned less than $1,000 in three weeks, but then I've been at this awhile, and I have plenty of traffic platforms just waiting to feed hungry, newborn sites.

    Here you go:

    1. Desperate Niche.
    2. Evergreen Market.
    3. Viral Content Blog.
    4. PPL Offers + Rev-Share Offers.
    5. Viral Content.
    6. Syndicate Content on Socials.
    7. Media Buys.

    I said it won't happen not to offend or be rude. I wanted to use the word "probably," but if I'm being totally straight with you, it really won't happen.

    But . . .

    You use those 7 steps above? It will in time.

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    • Profile picture of the author heavenswebmaster
      Originally Posted by Tom Addams View Post

      It won't happen. But I applaud your enthusiasm.

      I'll give you one of my favourite business models. I'd consider one of these type of sites a failure if it earned less than $1,000 in three weeks, but then I've been at this awhile, and I have plenty of traffic platforms just waiting to feed hungry, newborn sites.

      Here you go:

      1. Desperate Niche.
      2. Evergreen Market.
      3. Viral Content Blog.
      4. PPL Offers + Rev-Share Offers.
      5. Viral Content.
      6. Syndicate Content on Socials.
      7. Media Buys.

      I said it won't happen not to offend or be rude. I wanted to use the word "probably," but if I'm being totally straight with you, it really won't happen.

      But . . .

      You use those 7 steps above? It will in time.

      Tom
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  • Profile picture of the author stevereel
    1. First figure out how to make $1.
    2. Then tweak and test your funnel... ads, landing pages, etc.
    3. Scale Up
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  • Profile picture of the author zdebx
    +1 that it won't happen.

    Don't take it as de-motivational advice, but it's same as saying: "I'll start going to the gym today and by the end of the month I want to be like Ronnie Coleman"...

    You know what I'm saying?

    Wake the f up. What do you think this is? An online "click here, push that" and you're millionaire overnight video game?

    Jeezzz....

    P.S. Start looking up Alexa Smith threads...You'll find some useful beginner's guide advice.
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    You've got more chance of running into Elvis.....
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    If you want to make $1000 profit in 3 weeks from your site, the only way I can think of this working for you is to spend money on ads. Start with pay per click.

    If you are going to try to attempt this at free ads and free marketing, I am pretty sure that you will fall flat on your face and fail.

    You can and will succeed but you must have a realistic plan in place that will work.
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    • Profile picture of the author The Niche Man
      O. K, I'll bite. I like this statement you made ... "The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it". You didn't ask what's the easiest, no work, push button -- way like 90% of the people who come here.

      So, I'm not going to preface my statement with "it probably won't happen". Why? Because someone's probably doing it ... and more right now.

      So, I'm assuming you're willing to work your butt off and do whatever it takes. For example, be sleep deprived, eat with one hand as you work and have a dead social life for 3 weeks.

      But you never mentioned one small but important fact in your O.P, and of course no one asked. How much you have to invest and what skills do you have? That's the number one prerequisite in determining how you'll do it. Right?
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      • Profile picture of the author Kay King
        I have plenty of traffic platforms just waiting to feed hungry, newborn sites.
        That is something many new marketers have no clue about. It's WHY an experienced marketer can move into a new market and profit quickly....it's WHY a total beginner CAN'T.

        When you have have websites that are bringing traffic and making money....it's much easier to start out in a new niche to create a new income stream. It's simple and easy to leverage what you already have.

        I'm assuming you're willing to work your butt off and do whatever it takes.
        I don't assume that from the OP's statements. He doesn't have a niche so that tells me he has not taken the time to learn niche/keyword/market research. How long will it take to build a site (does he know how?) AFTER he researches a niche, gets some content ready to go (after keyword research), chooses products to sell (researching market viability)....?

        Realistic would be taking out the $$$ and the time line dream - and getting real about what the OP needs to learn and do in order to build income online.

        I agree about the enthusiasm but in the end it's another "I want $$$ fast - tell me how to do it".
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    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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      Originally Posted by talfighel View Post

      You can and will succeed
      Where do people continuously get the nerve to keep repeating this? It borders on cruelty. If you can't make it happen for them, then please don't ever tell them it is going to happen. What makes you think you know that so assuredly?

      The IM superhighway is littered with corpses of individuals that believed this mini-homily based on no more than someone saying it to them.

      Although you may perceive this post as negative, what you're doing is much more so as ultimately it is destructive.

      What a load of utter crap!

      Cheers. - Frank
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

        Where do people continuously get the nerve to keep repeating this? It borders on cruelty. If you can't make it happen for them, then please don't ever tell them it is going to happen. What makes you think you know that so assuredly?

        I can't speak for everyone, however the reason I post advice like that is because (if the OP keeps taking action - through and beyond "failure") they will eventually succeed.


        What's the alternative? Telling them they won't succeed? That they should just give up on their dream that countless other people are living? Or, perhaps, that they will succeed with the right amount of education, action, will-power, etc.


        Providing it’s realistic, there’s nothing wrong with offering people support.
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        • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          I can't speak for everyone, however the reason I post advice like that is because (if the OP keeps taking action - through and beyond "failure") they will eventually succeed.
          Neither you nor anyone else can guarantee that. It is your personal belief. You state it as if it is an indisputable fact. It is not. Period. Regardless of what you want to believe,.
          What's the alternative? Telling them they won't succeed? That they should just give up on their dream that countless other people are living?
          No.
          Or, perhaps, that they will succeed with the right amount of education, action, will-power, etc.
          YES!!!! PRECISELY!!!! Perhaps they will, but there are no guarantees, regardless of how much money you spend, whom mentors you, how hard you work or anything else.
          Providing it's realistic, there's nothing wrong with offering people support.
          Agreed, but simply stating that you will if you keep at it, or whatever the mantra du jour is, is simply not realistic. From that perspective it is nothing more than a pipe dream.

          There are no guarantees in life, other than death.

          Cheers. - Frank
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

            Neither you nor anyone else can guarantee that. It is your personal belief. You state it as if it is an indisputable fact. It is not. Period. Regardless of what you want to believe.

            I can absolutely "guarantee" it.


            Again, if a person keeps taking action, they will eventually succeed. (Providing that they're not aiming for something unlikely like a $Billion.) For some people that may take one failure. For others maybe 10 failures. However as sure as night follow day, success is inevitable.


            Simply put, if a person wants it enough (any person) they can succeed at "IM." We're not some "elite group" where only certain people succeed: Anyone can be successful at this game.
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            • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              Anyone can be successful at this game.
              lol OK. That said, I'm sure we have very different views of what success is. I'm quite certain that I don't set the bar anywhere nearly as low as you probably do.

              I guess if your goal is to make almost nothing in life, then you are totally correct. You are the one person completely certified to be able to guarantee success.

              I do stand corrected and schooled. Thanks for showing me the error in my way of thinking.

              Unbelievable!

              Cheers. - Frank
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            • Profile picture of the author gnojham
              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              I can absolutely "guarantee" it. Again, if a person keeps taking action, they will eventually succeed. (Providing that they're not aiming for something unlikely like a .) For some people that may take one failure. For others maybe 10 failures. However as sure as night follow day, success is inevitable.


              Simply put, if a person wants it enough (any person) they can succeed at "IM." We're not some "elite group" where only certain people succeed: Anyone can be successful at this game.
              would you care to wager on this nonsense? we put the money in escrow, i pick the person, and we give them 2 years to succeed.
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              • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

                would you care to wager on this nonsense? we put the money in escrow, i pick the person, and we give them 2 years to succeed.
                You can't win with this way of thinking. If someone makes a dollar he'll tell you that they are successful.

                It's juvenile claptrap - pure and simple!

                Cheers. - Frank
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                • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                  Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                  You can't win with this way of thinking. If someone makes a dollar he'll tell you that they are successful.

                  It's juvenile claptrap - pure and simple!

                  Cheers. - Frank
                  of course we would stipulate what 'successful' means beforehand.
                  $1 wont cut it.
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              • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

                would you care to wager on this nonsense? we put the money in escrow, i pick the person, and we give them 2 years to succeed.
                It could take them 3 years, or 5 years, or 10 years, but if they just stick with it, learn from each mistake and believe in themselves, they WILL succeed!!!

                Cheers. - Frank
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                • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                  Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                  It could take them 3 years, or 5 years, or 10 years, but if they just stick with it, learn from each mistake and believe in themselves, they WILL succeed!!


                  Lol.
                  It's my opinion Frank: And I'm entitled to it. (Because it's true : ) Resulting to "mocking" though isn't good behaviour.


                  Just sayin'.
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                  • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                    Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                    Lol.
                    It's my opinion Frank: And I'm entitled to it. (Because it's true : ) Resulting to "mocking" though isn't good behaviour.


                    Just sayin'.
                    No one around here has ever accused me of an abundance of good behavior. I'm assuming that you also feel that I should live my life subscribing to your basic tenets, besides sharing your belief as to what success actually is?

                    Don't push it. lol

                    Cheers. - Frank
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                    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                      Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                      Besides sharing your belief as to what success actually is?

                      Well let's hear it then. What (in your opinion) is "success?" (I'm not being flippant here, I'm actually interested.) You have a lot of Worldly knowledge.

                      Don't push it. lol
                      Give and take, Frank.
                      : )
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                      • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                        Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                        Well let's hear it then. What (in your opinion) is "success?"
                        whats yours?
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                        • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                          Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

                          What's yours?


                          I like Earl Nightingale's definition:


                          "The progressive realization of a worthy ideal."
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                          • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                            I like Earl Nightingale's definition:


                            "The progressive realization of a worthy ideal."
                            nice, im going to print that and take it to the bank and see how much its worth. im guessing $0
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                          • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                            I like Earl Nightingale's definition:


                            "The progressive realization of a worthy ideal."
                            Claptrap if I have ever heard it. If mumbo-jumbo works better for you, that's fine too. I'm wondering how many successful careers have been created by living a life to your stated premise.

                            Oh, wait. I know exactly how many. That would be NONE!!! lol

                            Cheers. - Frank
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                          • Profile picture of the author zdebx
                            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                            I like Earl Nightingale's definition:


                            "The progressive realization of a worthy ideal."
                            That guy is a legend. His "Strangest Secret in The World" is a MUST-watch for anyone who wants to achieve their goals and make dreams become a reality.
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                            • Profile picture of the author discrat
                              Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                              You may appreciate it, but I doubt that you respect it and I'm sure you will never espouse it, yourself. :-)
                              The more accurate term is 'remotely' possible. The vast majority of folks in IM do fail, even after years of persistence.
                              You would be supporting them in an a much more humanistic fashion if you were to end your encouragement with a simple disclaimer that their 'dream' could wind up being a nightmare.

                              You need to temper your message with a bit of reality, but hey - as long as you sleep well at night - you are good to go. :-)

                              Cheers. - Frank
                              I somehow missed this Thread LOL
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                              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                Originally Posted by discrat View Post

                                I somehow missed this Thread LOL
                                So that's Jonathan 3 - 0 Frank.

                                (Just playing ...)

                                To be honest, this thread has become somewhat "humbling." I've reconsidered Frank's advice and I think it has merit. I'm not going to stop supporting people, however I will consider adding the qualifier " ... Then success is likely."

                                For the record, I don't know anything about Frank and I don't hold anything against him. This Forum (and The World, actually) would be a very boring place if will had the same beliefs and agreed with each other about everything.
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                                • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                  So that's Jonathan 3 - 0 Frank.

                                  (Just playing ...)

                                  To be honest, this thread has become somewhat "humbling." I've reconsidered Frank's advice and I think it has merit. I'm not going to stop supporting people, however I will consider adding the qualifier " ... Then success is likely."

                                  For the record, I don't know anything about Frank and I don't hold anything against him. This Forum (and The World, actually) would be a very boring place if will had the same beliefs and agreed with each other about everything.
                                  So you're saying if I practice baseball 8 hours a day, I have a really good chance of playing in the majors eventually?
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                                  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                    Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

                                    So you're saying if I practice baseball 8 hours a day, I have a really good chance of playing in the majors eventually?


                                    That's a completely different scenario/venture.
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                                    • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                      That's a completely different scenario/venture.
                                      Are you saying only seo is where anybody can succeed as long as they try, or is baseball the one thing that is outside of your dreamland?
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                                • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                  So that's Jonathan 3 - 0 Frank.

                                  (Just playing …)

                                  To be honest, this thread has become somewhat "humbling." I've reconsidered Frank's advice and I think it has merit. I'm not going to stop supporting people, however I will consider adding the qualifier " ... Then success is likely."
                                  "A journey of 1000 miles begins with one step." You still have a long way to go, but there may be hope for you, yet. :-)
                                  For the record, I don't know anything about Frank and I don't hold anything against him.
                                  No one here knows anything about me, or anyone else for that matter, but that doesn't stop most folks from forming what is usually a negative opinion of me. I'm pretty sure you have clearly seen how much I worry about that. Most of my friends have been by my side since childhood. We used to ride dinosaurs together. They are the people that matter most to me and have tolerated (benefited from) my personality for an entire lifetime, and they are still here. I treat them in the exact same way I treat everyone else. They would be the first to tell you that, 'to know me is to love me.' lol
                                  This Forum (and The World, actually) would be a very boring place if will had the same beliefs and agreed with each other about everything.
                                  I'm not sure about that. I'm fairly certain that the entire world would be a much better place if the masses would simply concede that I know best and if everyone would just follow my lead the entire population of the planet would be on a speedier path to reaching their full-potential. I mean, just think about it. Have I ever steered you in the wrong direction??? lol

                                  Cheers. - Frank
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                                • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                  however I will consider adding the qualifier " ... Then success is likely."
                                  That's fine, but keep in mind that somewhere around 95% of folks or even more, that attempt to make a living in IM fail and move on to other things, so you're still not making an honest statement. Propping up dreams with bogus statements just reflects poorly on you. I maintain that you're not helping anyone. It may allow you to feel good about yourself, but that feeling is not based on anything truly positive.

                                  I realize that it's very hard to relinquish a misconception, or even a talking-point, but that's what maturity is based on. There is nothing wrong with evolving on any individual, closely held belief.

                                  I'm not one for beating a dead horse, so I will make this my closing thoughts on the matter, but I do hope that you will take it to heart. If you do, you'll benefit and so will those that I do believe you truly want to help achieve their goals.

                                  Cheers. - Frank
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                                  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                    Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                                    That's fine, but keep in mind that somewhere around 95% of folks or even more, that attempt to make a living in IM fail and move on to other things, so you're still not making an honest statement.
                                    Because they don't believe in themselves. And, you're not helping them. All you're doing is promoting your "agenda" and it's damaging.

                                    Propping up dreams with bogus statements just reflects poorly on you. I maintain that you're not helping anyone. It may allow you to feel good about yourself, but that feeling is not based on anything truly positive.
                                    It doesn't matter how I feel, all that is important is that I encourage people who definitely could be successful at "IM" only if they had that extra percentage of "belief."

                                    I realize that it's very hard to relinquish a misconception, or even a talking-point, but that's what maturity is based on. There is nothing wrong with evolving on any individual, closely held belief.
                                    It's their "beliefs" that's stopping them. The people who are struggling with "IM" need all the encouragement and support that we can offer. You could inspire so many people if you didn't take the stance you're communicating.

                                    I'm not one for beating a dead horse, so I will make this my closing thoughts on the matter, but I do hope that you will take it to heart. If you do, you'll benefit and so will those that I do believe you truly want to help achieve their goals.
                                    We'll leave it there then.
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                                    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                      Because they don't believe in themselves. And, you're not helping them. All you're doing is promoting your "agenda" and it's damaging.

                                      It doesn't matter how I feel, all that is important is that I encourage people who definitely could be successful at "IM" only if they had that extra percentage of "belief."

                                      It's their "beliefs" that's stopping them. The people who are struggling with "IM" need all the encouragement and support that we can offer. You could inspire so many people if you didn't take the stance you're communicating.

                                      We'll leave it there then.
                                      Bull crap! This is where we can leave it.

                                      Honesty is always the best policy. I'm sorry that you do not subscribe to that basic tenet of human interaction. You'll never learn that you are hurting people. Or, you simply don't care. It can only be one or the other.

                                      Very sad.

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

                        Well let's hear it then. What (in your opinion) is "success?" (I'm not being flippant here, I'm actually interested.) You have a lot of Worldly knowledge.
                        In any way that you are going to measure success as far as 'financial' - it is of course different for everyone. Basically, if it is supposed to be your primary source of income it should afford you enough money to live a reasonably comfortable lifestyle, which is also a very relative term. You should be able to meet your day to day living expenses, all of your other financial obligations and a bit left over for the simple pleasure in life - also subjective. Most folks also look to sock something away for an emergency or possibly a vacation. That is if you are alone. If you have a wife and kids depending on you for survival, then I measure success by how well you are meeting their needs. The individuals that can lay claim to be able to do that are in a very tiny minority and most of them are working their ass off. If someone tells you that they are sitting back, living the good life without working, trust me, they are simply trying to get you to subscribe to whatever get rich scheme they are promoting in their signature. They may make money, but I wouldn't bet on you or anyone else doing the same.

                        Hey, don't get me wrong. Personally, I would never depend on a level of success at IM that would afford me the personal life style to which I have grown very accustomed. I probably, until this last year made 90% of my money off-line, but I have had to rely on using some aspects of IM for my client's needs. I claim no great IM success of my own and I have nothing to sell anyone. See - no signature links.

                        That said, yes - I am a firm believer in 'passive income.' True passive income, which I have been blessed to receive since I bought my first shares of Apple at $15. :-) I work because I want to work, not because I have to.

                        You want to give people hope. I have absolutely no problem with that, but many of these people are desperate, do have large financial obligations, do have families depending on them and things that you are not aware of that have brought them to the point of thinking that they can hopefully strike it rich in IM. After all, they have heard it over and over, again - from folks like you. I don't think that you give any of that any serious consideration before painting your picture that it will all be beautiful and will work out exactly the way they hope if they just do it and believe in themselves. Your insistence that you are correct comes at the lack of compassion and empathy that is not displayed by what you espouse as absolute fact. I maintain that there are absolutely no guarantees that you can achieve success in life. None, whatsoever. Feel-good bromides won't feed people, won't improve their lives and can actually harm people. I don't believe that you care about that at all. The most important thing to you seems to be being able to say that something is totally true, simply because you believe it to be so.

                        Being able to super-size your quarter-pounder meal, today, if you could not afford to yesterday, is simply not a way to measure success in life.

                        Give and take, Frank. : )
                        Yeah, right.

                        Cheers. - Frank

                        P.S. There's my 'worldly knowledge.' Do with it what you will, which I'm guess will be nothing more than to dismiss it. :-)
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                        • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                          I appreciate your point of view Frank.


                          My intention wasn't to suggest that any of this is "easy." (Bouncing back from "failure" for example isn't easy.) Only that it's possible if people keep persisting.


                          The problem for many (most?) people is they don't believe in themselves enough to keep persisting. And, I suppose that's why I like to support people with their IM dreams.
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                          • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                            I appreciate your point of view Frank.
                            You may appreciate it, but I doubt that you respect it and I'm sure you will never espouse it, yourself. :-)
                            My intention wasn't to suggest that any of this is "easy." (Bouncing back from "failure" for example isn't easy.) Only that it's possible if people keep persisting.
                            The more accurate term is 'remotely' possible. The vast majority of folks in IM do fail, even after years of persistence.
                            The problem for many (most?) people is they don't believe in themselves enough to keep persisting. And, I suppose that's why I like to support people with their IM dreams.
                            You would be supporting them in an a much more humanistic fashion if you were to end your encouragement with a simple disclaimer that their 'dream' could wind up being a nightmare.

                            You need to temper your message with a bit of reality, but hey - as long as you sleep well at night - you are good to go. :-)

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                • Profile picture of the author gnojham
                  Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                  It could take them 3 years, or 5 years, or 10 years, but if they just stick with it, learn from each mistake and believe in themselves, they WILL succeed!!!

                  Cheers. - Frank
                  yeah, obviously we cant wait 30 years to get a result, i think 2 years is sufficient

                  you know whats great about this site, they have all kinds of stupid posting and messaging restrictions in place, but they let the spamming run wild. i cant send more than 5 pms in an hour, i cant post twice in less than 1 minute, but posting links to livestreaming sports? no problemo! posting utter nonsense just to get a signature shown? no problemo!
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        • Profile picture of the author DubDubDubDot
          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          I can't speak for everyone, however the reason I post advice like that is because (if the OP keeps taking action - through and beyond "failure") they will eventually succeed.
          It's a matter of how quickly they realize the "internet marketing" ecosystem is feeding off of their wallet.
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    Something that you have interest in will help make all the difference. It's all about providing value and building trust. Build trust first then ask for the sale!

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  • Profile picture of the author RyanJohnson1
    it's possible, however taking in the fact that you're new I would suggest getting a coach or mentor to help walk you through it. You basically need to earn $50 per day...All your focus needs to be on revenue generating activities.

    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author RyanJohnson1
      I think people saying with 100% certainty that it won't happen, haven't ever created a brand new campaign and got it to profitability that quickly which is why they can't conceive it happening...

      "It's possible" - I've seen it done...and also have gone into a brand new niche before and built a list of 23,000 in 3 weeks so...it's possible...IF you have the knowledge and the financial resources to test offers and ads.

      Stay focused. Focus on Revenue.
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      • Profile picture of the author Tom Addams
        Originally Posted by RyanJohnson1 View Post

        I think people saying with 100% certainty that it won't happen, haven't ever created a brand new campaign and got it to profitability that quickly which is why they can't conceive it happening...

        "It's possible" - I've seen it done...and also have gone into a brand new niche before and built a list of 23,000 in 3 weeks so...it's possible...IF you have the knowledge and the financial resources to test offers and ads.

        Stay focused. Focus on Revenue.
        Ryan, the people saying he won't do it are the people who are doing it, doing it and doing it better. I'll tell you why we're saying it: we know what goes into doing it, and very few of us have any faith that a total beginner can pull it off. It's not about being rude or mean. It's about being realistic. Too many people in IM feed pipe-dreams to newbies. They do it to sell products. When you hear a veteran IMer tell you something won't happen, it generally won't.

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        • Profile picture of the author RyanJohnson1
          Hey Tom, I'm not trying to take away from anything you said.

          I do agree that MOST people get fooled into thinking that internet marketing means they will instantly become rich...which we both know is far from the truth.

          I tried to make it clear that without a mentor helping him or coaching him, being a beginner then yes it's nearly impossible.

          My first successful campaign I worked with a mentor on made me $3,000 in a month, and I had only even known what internet marketing was 4 months prior to that...so speaking from experience it is possible with help.

          Had someone told me that it was not at all possible before I worked with my coach that it wasn't possible....I probably would never have even gotten into internet marketing because I was doing ok offline.

          So all I'm saying that to tell someone their goal is 100% not possible isn't accurate either.

          Originally Posted by Tom Addams View Post

          Ryan, the people saying he won't do it are the people who are doing it, doing it and doing it better. I'll tell you why we're saying it: we know what goes into doing it, and very few of us have any faith that a total beginner can pull it off. It's not about being rude or mean. It's about being realistic. Too many people in IM feed pipe-dreams to newbies. They do it to sell products. When you hear a veteran IMer tell you something won't happen, it generally won't.

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          • Profile picture of the author Tom Addams
            Originally Posted by RyanJohnson1 View Post

            Hey Tom, I'm not trying to take away from anything you said.

            I do agree that MOST people get fooled into thinking that internet marketing means they will instantly become rich...which we both know is far from the truth.

            I tried to make it clear that without a mentor helping him or coaching him, being a beginner then yes it's nearly impossible.

            My first successful campaign I worked with a mentor on made me $3,000 in a month, and I had only even known what internet marketing was 4 months prior to that...so speaking from experience it is possible with help.

            Had someone told me that it was not at all possible before I worked with my coach that it wasn't possible....I probably would never have even gotten into internet marketing because I was doing ok offline.

            So all I'm saying that to tell someone their goal is 100% not possible isn't accurate either.
            Thanks, Ryan. A lot of people would have turned nasty over my remarks. I appreciate the classy reply.

            In principle? Totally agree with you. If someone literally takes your hand and steers you in the right direction, then providing you work hard, you're smart, have ability and the necessary startup capital, then it can certainly happen. Good coaching is really a case of saying, "This is what I do. It works for me. Do what I do, and it should work for you, too."

            But few newcomers on WF take the coaching route, so the prudent thing to say is, "Nope. Not gonna happen." You can probably see where we're coming from. You get these idiot marketers promising push-button ATMs, easy systems, instant money, $50K overnight. A newbie comes along and sees Tom say, "Sure, dude. Why wait 3 weeks? Buy this, buy that, invest in this, purchase that. You'll make $3K in a week!" That newbie might just actually go ahead and try - and he'd obviously fail. Blow his cash. And running the business I do, I'm in contact with a lot of folks who really don't have cash to blow. Folks who've lost their job, who are ill, that kind of thing.

            Upshot: Best move is to play the odds. Won't happen. But . . . things don't always have to be that way. (Kay said it best up top.)

            Anyway - thumbs up for the reply.

            P.S : I missed you're second post. Will teach me to post while listening to GnR LOL
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      • Profile picture of the author zdebx
        Originally Posted by RyanJohnson1 View Post

        IF you have the knowledge and the financial resources to test offers and ads.
        ^^^^ I think that there summarises everything...I doubt a guy asking the question of whether it's possible or not has the knowledge or the resources. Simples.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it.
    Not understanding this at all. You want to know if your challenge is "possible"? If you dont know, then why pursue it, and waste time?

    You dont know how to make $1000 in 3 weeks, so you want us to tell you how to do it?

    So if everybody on this forum doesn't tell you how to do it.... then is it safe to say that your challenge is doomed from the start?
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    • Profile picture of the author Lordelvis
      I want to say a big thank you to all of you who took out time to make a comment. I should precise that I'm not new to IM, only to the warrior forum. I've been in IM since 2013, I currently have two money making websites. I totally agree that it's something a newbie can't pull off but I've been in this thing for a couple of years and I do know my way around. The challenge to me is like a speed test - how fast can one take a new site to 1000$, of course with a little bit investment. I appreciate all your comments and please keep them coming. Thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author RyanJohnson1
        if you've been online since 2013 then you already know what to do...

        come back in 3 weeks and let us know how well you did.

        Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

        I want to say a big thank you to all of you who took out time to make a comment. I should precise that I'm not new to IM, only to the warrior forum. I've been in IM since 2013, I currently have two money making websites. I totally agree that it's something a newbie can't pull off but I've been in this thing for a couple of years and I do know my way around. The challenge to me is like a speed test - how fast can one take a new site to 1000$, of course with a little bit investment. I appreciate all your comments and please keep them coming. Thanks
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        • Profile picture of the author TJoseph
          Originally Posted by RyanJohnson1 View Post

          if you've been online since 2013 then you already know what to do...

          come back in 3 weeks and let us know how well you did.
          I agree with this plus the other statement on having the knowledge and necessary capital. If you have that and you're looking to stretch your comfort zone and test yourself, by all means do it.

          You'll learn a lot, and maybe we will too if you get back to us with how it went.
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      • Profile picture of the author RyanJohnson1
        Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

        ... I should precise that I'm not new to IM, only to the warrior forum. I've been in IM since 2013, I currently have two money making websites...
        why don't people read? the OP says he isn't a newbie...just new to the warriorforum...

        if you have two money making sites figure out how to leverage either one or both of them to ramp up your new site.
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    do not take it bad, is not a personal issue ... I agree with my colleagues, it is simply not possible!
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  • Profile picture of the author Path Theory
    For someone just starting out, It's very improbable. Someone that knows what they're doing and has money to spend can do it. It won't be easy though.

    I've recently done something similar, but on a larger scale. I created a blog (similar to buzzfeed), but targeting the spanish speaking demographic. I've been driving very heavy traffic through facebook ads. My talent with facebook, coupled with Non US residents allows me to drive traffic for as low as 1/10 of a cent. Averaging 9-10 page views per visitor ends up being profitable on adsense alone.

    You can see the stats on similarweb - Connecting Site...

    You'll notice that the traffic on Feb 15th was nonexistent, but within one month, we scaled it up to 1.6 million, and held that for a couple months. The stats on similar web are a little bit off, but they're close enough. You can also see that we scaled it back last month. We all but stopped advertising for a little while, and most of that 300k+ was from organic traffic.

    Facebook has been pretty brutal the last couple months(losing accounts), that's one of the reasons we had to back off. We've been monetizing a few other ways, including affiliate marketing. That's been more profitable than adsense the last few weeks.

    I'm a founder of a small firm (5 partners) and this has been our first venture into content sites. Over all, it's been pretty successful, but it doesn't come close to the revenue our affiliate side generates. Our first thought was to ramp the traffic for 18 months or so, and than sell the site for a ton of money, but I think we're going to stick with it.

    So - If you wanted to emulate what I've done, I'd suggest picking a non english speaking demo and create a content driven entertainment blog. Write original articles, and send a ton of money through facebook. Do the calculations, and keep testing with facebook until you can get your cpc low enough to profit, than explore other ways to monetize.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trevor Carr
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
    $1,000 in 3 weeks, then how much after that?

    Would you not be happy with less?

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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
    That's a tough target for a newbie like you! I would set a more realistic goal if you are just starting out. Spend your time learning and getting your feet wet as you learn IM. Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author Tyler Pratt
    If you posted everyday for the next 365 days on a blog, you will then have the ability to make $1,000 per month.

    Blogs are not the answer for make $1k in 3 weeks.

    You have spend first to make money that quick.
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  • Profile picture of the author panditmarketing
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.

    It's good that you're ambitious.

    First I would pick a niche based on how many people are searching for a solution to a problem, within that niche. The more people the better. Pick something you have at least some interest in.

    Put up a squeeze page offering a free report in exchange for their email address.

    Sign up for an affiliate program within that niche that offer big commissions, $1000, $2000 etc.Ensure that these products offer the solution to the problem that your prospects have.

    Promote these products within the free report and also as a follow up using email marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author gnojham
      Originally Posted by panditmarketing View Post

      It's good that you're ambitious.

      First I would pick a niche based on how many people are searching for a solution to a problem, within that niche. The more people the better. Pick something you have at least some interest in.

      Put up a squeeze page offering a free report in exchange for their email address.

      Sign up for an affiliate program within that niche that offer big commissions, $1000, $2000 etc.Ensure that these products offer the solution to the problem that your prospects have.

      Promote these products within the free report and also as a follow up using email marketing.
      $1000/$2000 commission? wtf are you selling, houses??

      also, what do you do with the email address once you have it?
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  • Profile picture of the author Edwin Torres
    In three weeks? For that to work you need to plan ahead of time and strategically schedule out content that is going to go viral. Research your niche and see what people need help on. Make a HUGE resource post answering what that thing was.

    Make an email list to capture people on a list.

    In my opinion if you want to make $1,000 in 3 weeks you should be focusing on getting lots of subscribers.

    Your blog will act as the driving force that brings them in.

    Now you have to create some type of product created to your niche. Make it as content-packed and irresistible as possible. Hire someone to make the copy for the salespage or do it yourself.

    You can add a one time offer to it to make even more money.

    On your email list provide more value. Get people excited. Hint at them that you're going to be launching something big very very soon.

    Once you have everything ready on the product start sending people over to the sales page. If you need help writing the emails check out a course like Autoresponder Madness by Andre Chaperon.

    That is really all you'll need if you want to make $1,000 in 3 weeks.

    This is assuming you have somewhat of a basic understanding of Internet Marketing and how it works.

    Damn! Just checked and this post went on longer than I thought haha.

    Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author Barry Unruh
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks!
    Since you did not leave out any possibilities...

    Make a blog in 2 days offering a service you can sell for $1000.

    Spend the next 19 days on the phone trying to sell that service, using your blog as one source for contacting you.

    Or...

    Spend 2 weeks on the phone finding someone who needs a website and will pay you $1000 for it. (or 2 that will pay $500)

    Build the blog to meet their needs.
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    • Profile picture of the author salegurus
      Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

      Where do people continuously get the nerve to keep repeating this? It borders on cruelty. If you can't make it happen for them, then please don't ever tell them it is going to happen. What makes you think you know that so assuredly?

      What a load of utter crap!

      Cheers. - Frank
      Second That...Could not have said it better myself....


      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

      I can absolutely "guarantee" it.
      How can you possibly "guarantee" something with so many variables?

      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

      , if a person keeps taking action, they will eventually succeed.
      Ive never understood the logic behind this often used WF phrase... Maybe because it's BS i don't know...









      Originally Posted by panditmarketing View Post

      It's good that you're ambitious.

      First I would pick a niche based on how many people are searching for a solution to a problem, within that niche. The more people the better. Pick something you have at least some interest in.

      Put up a squeeze page offering a free report in exchange for their email address.

      Sign up for an affiliate program within that niche that offer big commissions, $1000, $2000 etc.Ensure that these products offer the solution to the problem that your prospects have.

      Promote these products within the free report and also as a follow up using email marketing.
      Sort of made sense until you got to the $1000 to $2000 part, then the cuckoo clock rang...
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by salegurus View Post

        I've never understood the logic behind this often used WF phrase... Maybe because it's BS i don't know...
        Because (IMO) it's true.

        There's no doubt in my mind that I can be successful at "IM." In fact I've been successful before (earning $1000/month with SEO) and I've mentored my Brother who's been making $10,000+/month.

        If I keep taking action eventually I will succeed. That's not to say I won't meet with "failure" or (as Napoleon Hill put it) "temporary defeat." However as I've mentioned in the past, "failure" is a learning process and when you learn something from it you will be another step closer to success.

        "Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal of greater benefit."- Napoleon Hill.

        The fact is, that I believe in other people. It's my opinion that if they keep taking action (and learning from their "failures") there's a very good chance they will be successful. (Success=making enough money to be secure and happy in life.)
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          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          there's a very good chance they will be successful.
          And there is an equally good chance that they will fail. That is the yin and yang of the reality of human existence.

          Do you know what I believe in? Karma. I believe that if you go through life peddling a lie to people looking for help, based on your intransigent personal beliefs, formed by what you have read in books as opposed to just honestly observing the world around you, someday you will get exactly what you deserve. That is something that I can guarantee.

          I've lived a long time. I've seen it. Some things just take time.

          Cheers. - Frank
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

            Do you know what I believe in? Karma.


            Yep. Me too. (Good luck with that.)
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              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              Yep. Me too. (Good luck with that.)
              The single most dependable thing that I have ever witnessed in life. That's why I believe in it. Not because I read about it in a book.

              I'm fairly certain you'll be the one needing the good luck, which by the way, is one thing I don't believe in, at all. lol

              Cheers. - Frank
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              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                I'm fairly certain you'll be the one needing the good luck,


                You're the one that's being belligerent and rude and "attacking" peoples' beliefs.

                And I'm sorry Frank, however if you keep doing that I'm going to have to report you to the Mods.
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                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                  You're the one that's being belligerent and rude and "attacking" peoples' beliefs.

                  And I'm sorry Frank, however if you keep doing that I'm going to have to report you to the Mods.
                  We're used to people that when they can't defend their positions with facts, they run crying to the mods. All you do when you take that course of action is show your true self to everyone that's paying attention.

                  You do whatever you feel you have to do. Everyone has free will. :-)

                  I'm a grown man. I am perfectly content to handle the consequences of my words and am willing to take any punishment the mods feel that I deserve. I realize that it is the only way you can win your argument, so I understand your actions, completely - just as I understand the kind of person you are, which is now made quite clear for everyone to see.

                  I understand that the frustration of being unable to get me to adopt your position is more than you are able to handle, so please - report away. Will you report everyone that doesn't share your view but says nothing, or only those that have the temerity to stand up to you?

                  Cheers. - Frank
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                  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                    Good luck Frank. (You're going to need it.) That said, I will only think of you as a friend,
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                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                      Good luck Frank. (You're going to need it.) That said, I will only think of you as a friend,
                      Please don't do that. I am extremely selective as to the type of individual that I would consider a friend, and based upon your actions I'm afraid you don't meet my criteria. Also, I'd be deeply embarrassed that you would consider me a friend of yours. I am not your friend.

                      Cheers. - Frank
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                      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                        Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                        Please don't do that. I am extremely selective as to the type of individual that I would consider a friend, and based upon your actions I'm afraid you don't meet my criteria. Also, I'd be deeply embarrassed that you would consider me a friend of yours. I am not your friend


                        Oh well. I gave you the opportunity to be "friends" several posts ago. Keep doing what you think is right, Frank.
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                          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                          Oh well. I gave you the opportunity to be "friends" several posts ago. Keep doing what you think is right, Frank.
                          If you would like to discuss this matter, that's what PM's are for. I have no interest in further embarrassing you in public, but that is entirely your call. I doubt anyone is interested in your dirty laundry being hung out in public for all to see. Do you really crave attention that much. lol

                          Move it to a private discussion or simply let it drop. I really don't see what can be gained by any further conversation - public or private. I believe I have stated my position quite clearly and I see no reason to amend it any way.

                          That said, I'm not hard to find. :-)

                          Cheers. - Frank
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                          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                            Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                            I have no interest in further embarrassing you in public, but that is entirely your call. I doubt anyone is interested in your dirty laundry being hung out in public for all to see. Do you really crave attention that much. lol
                            There's nothing wrong with you, Frank. Sometimes however you stick to your guns too much. Don't get me wrong, I respect people that are willing to stand by their opinion(s). Sometimes though, it's important to be a little bit "humble" and listen to what other people are saying.

                            Move it to a private discussion or simply let it drop. I really don't see what can be gained by any further conversation - public or private
                            Cheers. - Frank
                            OK. Let's let it drop.
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                              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                              Sometimes though, it's important to be a little bit "humble" and listen to what other people are saying.
                              i laughed!
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                              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

                                i laughed!


                                Wow. Congratulations. : P : P
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                            • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                              There's nothing wrong with you, Frank.
                              Thanks, Jonathan. That is so incredibly big of you. lol
                              Sometimes however you stick to your guns too much.
                              You're going to say that to me? Seriously? There really isn't any hope for you.
                              Don't get me wrong, I respect people that are willing to stand by their opinion(s). Sometimes though, it's important to be a little bit "humble" and listen to what other people are saying.
                              Listen, Jonathan. I'm almost 70 years old. I spent a lifetime listening to people. I have been in therapy since returning home from Vietnam. I have hardly missed a weekly session. I doubt that there are very many people on this forum that are more in touch with the foundation of their beliefs than I am.

                              Additionally, I'm not big on false humility as I'm not big on anything false, at all. I believe that I am humble. Relating your life story does not mean you are not humble as long as you are not practicing braggadocio. I don't come here and tell people of my accomplishments on a daily basis. I don't believe that I have the answer to everything. The only thing I have attempted to do is give people an honest appraisal of their realistic chances of success in starting a new venture. If I uttered any of the bromides that you offer up as 'the path to success' my shrink would ban me from her office. I deal in reality. You offer trite platitudes. What I have to offer, even though you perceive it as 'negative' is much more helpful to someone looking for a path in life. Your problem is, you want others to be humble, yet you believe that your words are perfect, above reproach and the definitive answer to anyone's problems. I hate to say it, but you're clueless. You want me to listen to what 'others are saying,' yet you refuse to listen to anyone else.

                              Look - you're young, I get it. I have lived a full life. I volunteered for combat in Vietnam when I was 16 years old. I served during the Tet Offensive of 1968. I had close friends get their heads blown off - literally. I have suffered from profound PTSD and Agent Orange poisoning for almost half a century. I have been a drug addict, an alcoholic, homeless - not once, but twice. I have been incarcerated, institutionalized and hospitalized with heart failure. I spent years working in a job getting work for veterans. I have worked in sales since I started selling door-to-door when I was eight years-old. I have successfully managed one of the largest telemarketing operations in the US. I have done fund raising for the Fraternal Order of Police and set records doing it. I have built and sold successful businesses. I live in a nice house on a lake paid for with the money I have made selling. I drive a lovely BWM convertible - I own it. I have 2 state-of-the-art Mac Pro computer systems one which costs over $12,000. I have owned over a million dollars worth of real estate including a 10 acre farm. This is not bragging. I'm simply stating my personal and business accomplishments. I can point to them with pride as they are all honestly achieved and not garnered at the expense of others.

                              My congestive heart failure has me on my third pacemaker/defibrillator. When I had the first one implanted I asked my surgeon how long the batteries would last. He replied that it was something I did not need to be concerned about. I repeat - I am on my third. I'm up at 5 AM everyday and I work 7 days per week, because I love to be productive. I haven't had to work a day for the past 5 years. I live off the proceeds of my Apple stock and besides helping family and friends I give large amounts to various animal shelters and rescues.

                              Why am I telling you all of this. So that you might understand that you are not dealing with a 20 something moron that hasn't had any exposure to the real world. I have paid my dues and I don't need your blessing or approval to state my beliefs. No one has to pay any attention to them, But your words? Oh, my - you'd think you were Moses coming down from the mountaintop with your 'just believe in yourself' claptrap still smoking on your stone tablets. I am a person that will never accept the drivel that you dish out as the least bit helpful to anyone. You say there is nothing wrong with me? Well, you're wrong. There is plenty that is wrong with me but I spend the better part of most days trying to make my life better, my understanding of my life and the world around me more beneficial to me and striving to take positive action that will have a dramatic impact on others in my life.

                              You'll forgive me if I don't give a hairy rats' behind what you think of me or the way I operate. There is an ignore button on this forum. If you don't want to hear what I have to say, then utilize it. I will not be silenced by you - nor threatened, cajoled, coerced or influenced.

                              You don't matter to me. Your existence is meaningless to me. You have nothing to offer me, teach me or to get me to change my way of thinking. What have you accomplished in your life that makes you feel that you have anything to offer anyone? What - that you made $1000 a week doing SEO. Well let me show you just how unimpressive that is. How about not very. I've had weeks in which I have panhandled $1000.

                              You, nor anyone else need listen to a single word that I say. How does that change my life? It doesn't. But your insistence that the crap you continuously spew is incredibly uplifting and that if people would just do it you could be the instrument of change in their lifes is the most arrogant stance I have ever seen anyone on this forum take. You're a laughing stock.

                              As I stated, I would have preferred that we have this discourse privately, but your neediness to be constantly seen and heard has made this post necessary. Sure I'm a bit embarrassed by it, but if the only way that anyone can get through to you is to call you out in public, then so be it. Oh, and for the record, I glossed over my accomplishments and failed to mention many of them. When you have done something with your life besides potentially hurt others, you come look me up. Until then just know that everyone has your number and no one holds you in high regard. You come across as an adolescent know-it-all and do you know what? No one likes a know it all.

                              I don't claim to know everything but the things that I do know are rooted in a lifetime of experience. The good, the bad and the ugly. You can't teach me ANYTHING!!!
                              OK. Let's let it drop.
                              Sure, Jonathan. Let's do that. lol

                              Cheers. - Frank
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                              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                Well I appreciate you sharing your story, Frank.

                                My life hasn't been without certain challenges, adversities, and struggles either. (I won't go into detail here.) Suffice to say, I've been through hell and back.


                                You know what? If we met in person we would probably like each other.
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                                • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                  You know what? If we met in person we would probably like each other.
                                  Even your optimism is misplaced and not rooted in anything resembling reality. lol

                                  I give up. - Frank
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                                  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                                    Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                                    Even your optimism is misplaced and not rooted in anything resembling reality. lol

                                    I give up. - Frank


                                    Lol. Stalemate.
                                    : )
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                                    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                                      Lol. Stalemate. : )
                                      You're delusional. The proper term would be, 'Pummeled into submission.'

                                      Deal with it. lol

                                      Cheers. - Frank
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      Originally Posted by DavdBob View Post



      I doubt anyone who CAN do this profitably will actually share it online though because it would be copied so fast the venture immediately die.
      That's usually true, but go take a look at post #21.

      I've done what he wants to do, plus some, in a very short amount of time. I explained it in basic English, and even provided a link to similarweb to look at the stats - Clearly showing a few things.

      #1 - Site was extremely new with zero traffic
      #2 - We ramped to over 1.6 million visits inside of 1 month
      #3 - The majority of the traffic was from facebook (Similarweb shows the main traffic sources)

      Here's the link again if you care to look - Connecting Site...

      Am I worried that someone will emulate this and hurt my business? Not at all, especially not on this forum. 99% of people will brush it off and think they can't do it, or it's some kind of trick. In truth, it was pretty easy to do. This was my very first venture into content sites. My experience with fb ads helped a lot though. That's the main reason I suggested going after non english speaking demographics - Most people can get very cheap clicks outside of the US. All you need to do is have your articles translated.

      I'm an open book when it comes to sharing my methods, and this content site takes backseat to my affiliate business. I stopped running fb traffic, and since I ramped the volume so high, it's started generating it's own organic. The three months of hard work and money I dropped on fb ads could allow me to sit hands free now - Although that's not my plan, I say that because it seems like everyone wants to "earn passive income while sitting on their thumbs"
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  • Profile picture of the author SuperAlpha
    I didn't read most of the comments here but here's my 2 cents..

    $1000/3 weeks is a childish goal. It is possible I guess but it depends on various parameters, like what is your starting point in terms of money to invest and personal qualifications.

    In short my friend, it's doable, but kind of vague goal..
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  • Profile picture of the author msm24
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
    I think that you are probably going to need a strategy, not a challenge.

    The only strategy I could even come close to coming up with off the top of my head is this:

    1: Pick a niche that has lots of pain, frustration and embarrassment. People who will easily spend money to fix a problem. Think skin problems, odors, etc.

    2: Get an autoresponder form set up and get at least 3 weeks worth of email promotions in your series. Since you are in a time crunch, use every email to educate and promote. Give your prospects a small tip and at the end leave a link that says something like this "If this helped you, click here to find out where you can get more"

    3: Write no more than 5 blog posts. That will help you to spend time on promotion. SEO is pretty much out of the question if you only have 3 weeks. At the end of each blog post, put a unique web form at the bottom. The blog posts should be fairly long so that anyone who signs up to your list is more qualified and is probably more ready to buy than someone who opts in for a free gift.

    Hint: since your time crunch is crazy, I would base all blog post on a youtube video or news article. Just find a quality video or news story and summarize it in your own words.

    4: Use Google Keyword Planner to find the highest traffic and most relevant keywords possible. Then go to google for each keyword and leave comments on the first 3 to 5 websites on the page (as long as they allow comments obviously). Don't promote your link in your comment. Just add to the topic that was written about and sound intellegent. Leave your website address in the website box, which will highlight your name as your web address.

    Also, set up google alerts for all of the keywords that you have found with the Google Keyword Planner.

    This is a work around for the fact that you don't have much time to get SEO set up. The website that you are commenting on are getting the majority of the monthly traffic that the google planner said each keyword gets. You are putting yourself in front of those visitors and showing them that you have helpful resources for them as well.

    5: Buy some traffic. You don't have enough time to avoid using paid traffic. Since you say you are new I would suggest either banner ads, ppc or solo ads, with solo ads being my favorite. Send all of your traffic to your blog posts, which should all have a unique squeeze page at the bottom. Start out by sending 100 unique clicks to each page, which ever one has the most opt ins after that initial test is the one you should focus on. After that, send as much traffic as possible to that page with paid traffic. All of your new subscribers will receive your promotional emails for the next 3 weeks and as long as you get enough traffic to your blog posts you should have pretty decent results.

    Not bad for a spur of the moment strategy huh?
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  • Profile picture of the author Grafxxxxxx
    Don't just go after a niche because you think it has money dude. Eventually people will see right through you and whatever products you put out there will show you're only in it for the money....my 2 cents
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    • Profile picture of the author msm24
      Originally Posted by Grafxxxxxx View Post

      Don't just go after a niche because you think it has money dude. Eventually people will see right through you and whatever products you put out there will show you're only in it for the money....my 2 cents
      True, this isn't a long term business model but if can be done. It will probably take a lot of focus and you could end up with some refunds and unsubscribes but what business doesn't.

      Stay Motivated and you have a chance.
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  • Profile picture of the author DavdBob
    Hi guys,
    I decided to dial down my post from yesterday(somewhere around #60)...but can't find it to edit it.
    My mistake evidently for violating a rule and also for nearly hijacking the thread....kind of like BigFrank and Jonathan 2.0 have done.


    Anyway, kudos to you Path Theory for having already successfully met the challenge.


    I have enjoyed all the other posters comments and will even try the strategy from msn24. Some other tidbits from other contributors I will try as well.






    Also I thank you BigFrank for your service to the country.
    Wish those results had been allowed to turn out better, I remember my 2 older brothers returning home to an unlivable situation.


    Thanks LordElvis for starting this insanely spirited thread.
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    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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      Originally Posted by DavdBob View Post

      Also I thank you BigFrank for your service to the country.
      Much appreciated.
      Wish those results had been allowed to turn out better, I remember my 2 older brothers returning home to an unlivable situation.
      I have absolutely no complaints. I volunteered, so how could I? :-) Uncle Sam has provided me with first-class medical care and I have never let any obstacle keep me down for very long. Life has not been easy but I would not trade a single minute of it if it would change where I find myself, today. I am blessed to have a very wonderful life.

      Cheers. - Frank
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  • Profile picture of the author diogoim
    Originally Posted by Lordelvis View Post

    Hey all, I'm on a challenge. I want to setup a site/blog from scratch and get it to make 1000$ in 3weeks! The question is not if it's possible, the question is HOW do I do it. I need all the advice I can get, I do not even have a particular niche in mind though I'm conversant with self help materials, I'll go for any niche that has the potential. I must say I'm new here and that's the reason I joined this group. I believe I can get the kind of support to make this a reality from here. Many thanks.
    Hi,

    It really isn't that simple, but it is possible, if you got the necessary investment on both money and skills of course.

    The issue in here is the authority that your blog will get with only 3 weeks!!! Almost none, so most probably to make those 1000$ you would have to spend much more just for traffic.

    But you have the mindset keep it raised,

    Best Regards,

    Diogo de Castro
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