HELP : Can a foreign teenager actually make decent money through creating an IMKT business?

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Let me explain. Its been months. I came across all these guys , Frank Kern , Jeff Walker , Eben Pagan , you know the guys. I'm interested. Actually , I'm desperate. My family is massively in debt right now and I would love to help. The problem : I'm 18 and I'm an Indian(or I think thats the problem).
Just tell me this , is it possible for me to enter this business and make as much as a $1000 per month online? Just tell me if its possible.
Something about myself , I'm willing to work 70-90 hour weeks on this , I will pour every ounce of energy and dedication into this. Trust me , if this is possible for me , I WILL become successful , that I can assure you of. I will read ,watch and learn everything there is. Hard work is not a question.
Just tell me if there's a possibility for me to reach a point where I make $1000 per month.

Btw I'm talking about entering a niche , creating my own product and email list , that sort of thing.

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  • Profile picture of the author Novotny
    Absolutely, it doesn't matter much where you're located. I can't think of a reason why someone from India shouldn't be able to success on a global market.

    Good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author SahilKing
      You know , cause of the accent maybe. And the fact that most people may think how can a kid be an expert on something .
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      • Profile picture of the author Kalambur
        Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

        You know , cause of the accent maybe. And the fact that most people may think how can a kid be an expert on something .
        Are you kidding? You are 18, and you write that you are a kid?
        There are a lot of guys from India, who are making good money from blogging, programming, even from copywriting and forum posting.
        Start your blog, start your youtube-channel, create a project about your country, there are so many opportunities out there.
        If you didn't mention that, I wouldn't have thought, you're from India.
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      • Profile picture of the author JackRobson
        Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

        You know , cause of the accent maybe. And the fact that most people may think how can a kid be an expert on something .
        I have had the exact same limiting beliefs in the past. I thought because of my strong North East England accent people wouldn't understand me. I thought because I am young people would question my expertise.

        The funny thing is, when we begin to examine these beliefs we realize they are completely unfounded. I bet there are hundreds of young entrepreneurs or marketers with accents who are successful.

        Now I choose (because at the end of the day we can choose what to think or belief) to belief empowering thoughts. For example, youth is power or I ensure to speak clearly when communicating ideas.

        I've come to realize where these original thoughts come from, a deep rooted fear of failure. What if I was to try and my accent or age cause me to fail?

        These days I dare to ask, what will I miss out on if I don't take action? Now I am scared of not taking action. Fear can be a good thing if leveraged correctly.

        I wish you all the best on your journey.

        Jack
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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Gordon
    Sahil,

    The beauty of the internet is that it is a great equalizer. You can be the version of you that you want to present to the world.

    The bigger issues you will probably face than your accent are your age and inexperience in business.

    All of the gurus you mentioned have good material to offer, but keep in mind that IM is just not a realistically self-sustaining business on its own. There has to be a solid product/service/value behind it. That is what you are using IM to sell, and getting that to $1k/month (or much, much more) is not only possible, but it is not that hard... if the value is strong, and the market is clearly identified and receptive to it.

    The hard part is bringing all of that together. And anybody without the experience to do that effectively has to understand that he/she is just at the start of a challenging journey.

    Think long and hard about what it is you can offer that people would be willing to pay for. There has to be a "why" there that you have a good answer to. Once you've got that, test it. Find a receptive market for the idea and sell it. If you can deliver and have happy, repeat customers, then you've got something to scale up.

    Just keep working at it until you find traction. It will take time and you will probably have more bad days than good ones on the way. But once you break through with something, the rewards are well worth the pain. And the skills you will gain by having done it will pay future dividends as you have more ideas worth developing into businesses.

    Get it out of your head that there is an IM formula to crack. You are not there yet. First create your value. Then figure out the right ways to promote it

    Good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author cjseven
    IMkt isn't just making money selling "how to make money" products to other people.

    Before selling "make money online" products start by making money online on a market, niche, business model...

    The "best" way to start is providing a service or marketing affiliate products while building a list to create a fixed audience.
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  • Profile picture of the author Deezign
    Hey SahilKing,

    There is no limitation to the money you can make online, no matter your age, level of English or your country. I made around $15K in December 2015 (I am French - so not a native English speaker - and currently based in Vietnam).

    I believe it is all about taking action. Pick a niche and define your main goal. Then list the different steps you'll follow to get there. Set smaller goals to achieve (this will keep you motivated). Also spend time learning from successful marketers and don't be afraid of doing mistakes. We all do and this is how we actually get better.


    "I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

    Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something.

    So that's my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Don't freeze, don't stop, don't worry that it isn't good enough, or it isn't perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

    Whatever it is you're scared of doing, Do it."

    Neil Gaiman
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    • Profile picture of the author salegurus
      Originally Posted by Deezign View Post

      Hey SahilKing,

      There is no limitation to the money you can make online, no matter your age, level of English or your country. I made around $15K in December 2015 (I am French - so not a native English speaker - and currently based in Vietnam).
      Neil Gaiman

      Was that 15k just from one website?
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  • Profile picture of the author YourBizAid
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    Hey Sahil,

    It's very possible. Making $1,000 per month is just a drop in the ocean when compared to what you can make on the internet.

    I started my online business with roughly $600. Today it has metamorphosed into a $50K/mo business.

    However, I need you to start this by thinking BIG.

    DO NOT see yourself as a teenager. See yourself as a grown man ready to take on the world to help your family.

    DO NOT see yourself living in India, see yourself living in your choice country.

    This shift in your perception of yourself and your environment will create a massive change in your mindset and create surge of energy in you.

    I also recommend you pick up this book and read: http://images.thesecret.tv/The-Scien...tting-Rich.pdf

    It will transform your life if you implement what it teaches.

    Location isn't a barrier. In case you're finding it difficult receiving your money, you can signup with www.payoneer.com. Works great for people in foreign countries.

    Bless you!

    Ken

    P.S - DO NOT forget to think differently. Here's what I mean. DO NOT think like most lousy people who want to "get rich quick" online. All they think about is how they can make money, but they don't think of where and how to provide value in exchange of the money they seek!

    Think different. Think of how you can meet other people's needs and actually meet those needs. When you do this, people will gladly give you money.
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  • Profile picture of the author ITshakil
    of course bro, you can earn monthly 1000 Dollar per month, but make sure you are expert worker. then do work like upwork, fiverr etc. if you need help then contact me. i will help you, thanks bro
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  • Profile picture of the author LucasLT
    It is very possible. Don't waste your money on every product that catches your eye though. Find a proven, working system and stick with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author SahilKing
    The help and support that I received from all of you guys .....THANK YOU so much!!
    I am ready to start , I now realize that this is just a mindset thing , there are no barriers of age or nationality on the internet , the only thing that matters is The Value that you provide.

    1. I do realize that main thing is the solid value in my products and services online , As Jack Gordon said. It will be the main focus of my work , to put the best possible products out there.

    2. I am not overwhelmed by all these different IMKT products. The ones I bought from ebay are:- PLF 4.0 , Mass Conversion by Kern and List Control. I believe I know the general direction to go in and have a system that works.

    3. Thank you Ken , I Have read The Science of Getting Rich about 20 times and love the book!

    So I will now work on putting together a plan , picking a niche and will try to get in business by Feb of 2016.

    Thank you all! I feel so blessed for having such support
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  • Profile picture of the author MouseandMice
    I was 14 when I started, right here, years ago. Use your age to your advantage.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Let me apologize for being an ass.

    Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

    Just tell me this , is it possible for me to enter this business and make as much as a $1000 per month online? Just tell me if its possible.
    Yes, it's possible.
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  • Profile picture of the author reachintan
    It is surely possible to make $1000 a month online...

    however there is no shortcut to success, you need to take a domain name; create a strong blog with highly informative articles; apply for adsense programs; and promote blog posts extensively on social media...

    if you can do all things with loads of patience as well as hard work then maybe within few months you can see money pouring in...
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  • Profile picture of the author Shakibul Islam
    Sure, It's possible
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  • Profile picture of the author omer0
    It's really possible. Depends on your determination and effort.
    Contact me for link to my free training site or if you need any help Sahil
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  • Profile picture of the author mbhatnagar
    Here's what I would suggest. There is a learning curve to this game. So instead of focusing on building a blog or product from the beginning, look for a service that you can provide to the IMers. Can you write well? Are you handy with Photoshop? Are you good enough with WordPress and setup blogs for people? The possibilities are endless, if you stop and think about it.

    This will get your cash flow going, and will also get you in touch with IMers of various calibre.
    Keep learning on the side, build relationships, and then gradually transition from a service provider, to a product owner.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marcel Pamphile
    IM can take so many shapes and formats...

    Ask yourself
    What does my market need ?
    What can I sell right now ?

    Sell that...
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

    Let me explain. Its been months. I came across all these guys , Frank Kern , Jeff Walker , Eben Pagan , you know the guys. I'm interested. Actually , I'm desperate. My family is massively in debt right now and I would love to help. The problem : I'm 18 and I'm an Indian(or I think thats the problem).
    Just tell me this , is it possible for me to enter this business and make as much as a $1000 per month online? Just tell me if its possible.
    Something about myself , I'm willing to work 70-90 hour weeks on this , I will pour every ounce of energy and dedication into this. Trust me , if this is possible for me , I WILL become successful , that I can assure you of. I will read ,watch and learn everything there is. Hard work is not a question.
    Just tell me if there's a possibility for me to reach a point where I make $1000 per month.

    Btw I'm talking about entering a niche , creating my own product and email list , that sort of thing.

    Awaiting replies.
    There is no 'foreign' unless there is a geographical reference point and the Internet is, by its definition, international so there isn't a need to alienate yourself.

    Those people you mention only cover a very small sector and they shouldnt represent an idealism. You could excel in areas right now, which those people mightn't be able to grasp in a lifetime.

    Find your groove, refine your own skills and knowledge and channel it into your business and you're likely to succeed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    As long as you're providing (genuine) value to your market/subscribers/people, you can be as successful as you choose to be. Some people won't choose you, however many people will.

    HTH.
    : )
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  • Profile picture of the author justbask
    ABSOLUTELY! You can make as much as you want online, you just need the right business model and tools along with the right training in place.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    So I will now work on putting together a plan
    That already puts you ahead of about 99% of newbies.

    Look for:

    #1 Something people need. Not want, NEED!

    #2 Recurring commissions! Get paid over and over for work you only do once.

    #3 Reliable service providers including vendors! The number of shady, fly-by-night "businesses" is staggering. i.e. Online companies that have been around for many years and are still growing.

    Be very, very, very careful who you trust!
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  • Profile picture of the author enjamulahsan
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    Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

    Let me explain. Its been months. I came across all these guys , Frank Kern , Jeff Walker , Eben Pagan , you know the guys. I'm interested. Actually , I'm desperate. My family is massively in debt right now and I would love to help. The problem : I'm 18 and I'm an Indian(or I think thats the problem).
    Just tell me this , is it possible for me to enter this business and make as much as a $1000 per month online? Just tell me if its possible.
    Something about myself , I'm willing to work 70-90 hour weeks on this , I will pour every ounce of energy and dedication into this. Trust me , if this is possible for me , I WILL become successful , that I can assure you of. I will read ,watch and learn everything there is. Hard work is not a question.
    Just tell me if there's a possibility for me to reach a point where I make $1000 per month.

    Btw I'm talking about entering a niche , creating my own product and email list , that sort of thing.

    Awaiting replies.
    I can see energy in your post. Take a cup of coffee and start working. Okay. If you want to be successful you have to do hard work. Earning $1000 every month from online is not that easy. You have to give more time and work hard for earning. If you can do something great then you can earn too. Try google adsence, If you know SEO then you can get success.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tomas Lodén
    "My family is massively in debt right now"...

    Sorry for this but the best thing for you is to get a real job...
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    • Profile picture of the author SahilKing
      Originally Posted by Tomas Lodén View Post


      Sorry for this but the best thing for you is to get a real job...
      How 'bout NO?
      With the response I've gotten from these wonderful people on this thread , here's what i'm going to do. I will start an online business , make a **** Load of cash and THEN tell you to **** off.
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      • Profile picture of the author salegurus
        Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

        How 'bout NO?
        With the response I've gotten from these wonderful people on this thread , here's what i'm going to do. I will start an online business , make a **** Load of cash and THEN tell you to **** off.
        Now that response is so typical of a teenager, in fact i doubt you're even 18yo presently...
        This is where adults conduct business and there is no need for that kind of response.... If you can't handle a little constructive criticism i suggest you go back to the kids playground....

        PS. And by the way, most of these "wonderful people" are just blowing smoke up your ......... There is a reason why so few actually make any kind of income online...
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

        How 'bout NO?
        With the response I've gotten from these wonderful people on this thread , here's what i'm going to do. I will start an online business , make a **** Load of cash and THEN tell you to **** off.
        I appreciate that you're young, Sahil, however if you want to attract clients/customers/subscribers/ etc. you will have to conduct yourself professionally/maturely.

        (Just saying.)
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      • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
        Originally Posted by SahilKing View Post

        How 'bout NO?
        With the response I've gotten from these wonderful people on this thread , here's what i'm going to do. I will start an online business , make a **** Load of cash and THEN tell you to **** off.
        That was a good message presented in the wrong manner.

        When anyone regards their job as anything but 'real' then you'll know to disregard them.

        To many, 'real' (when referring to jobs) means 'for someone else' and thus, their reality is them belonging to someone else. You can't value advice given by someone who doesn't value themselves.


        Daniel
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  • Profile picture of the author sansui
    Hi
    You can conduct an online business from any part of the world as long as you have a computer and in internet connection.

    If you are new to this,then find someone who can teach you how to reach your goal of $1000 per month.There are lots of people from India making money online.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Lex
    Don't worry. The internet is a very open place. It does not matter where you are from or how old you are. We all have, more or less, the same opportunities. Reaching your goal will be possible but you need to acquire some skills if you don't have them yet, e.g. for freelance work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gabbarsingh
    You got pretty good writing skills already .. I know you said you are Indian but do you live in India ?


    My advice : Learn and Try Affiliate marketing first before trying to launch a product and trying to sell it
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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Lex
    Don't worry about your accent. Arnold Schwarzenegger has one of the weirdest accents ever, so weird that in his first movies there was another person talking for him because the producer said the audience would either hate or laugh about it. Later this supposed weakness became one of his biggest strengths and today you cannot imagine him talking without accent. It's like a trade mark.
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  • Profile picture of the author Emsy
    There is one very important thing you need to consider and that is you must have the capital to invest in your business. You need to consider if you are going to do it all yourself or if you want to outsource certain things and I cannot emphasize enough do lots of RESEARCH. It is possible but just remember there are no get rich quick schemes!
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  • Profile picture of the author Marcel Pamphile
    Each industry has get rich quick paths... none are void of work.

    In the IM industry, gurus make you pay to learn. And sometimes they will only teach outdated info they no longer need. In the MLM and Revshare industry gurus give away free info.

    Test the waters and see
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  • Profile picture of the author Kjohn dijon
    The answer to your question SahilKing is yes. It will take some time but if you are willing to work as hard as you say will then please look here http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com?a_aid=f26de0c6
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  • Profile picture of the author obscott
    Before I comment, I want to quickly introduce myself, as this is my first post, and I don't expect to post terribly often - because I'm not an expert at marketing, per se, but I do have something to say, and maybe the fact that I'm an outsider to internet marketing will provide a slightly different angle.

    I come from a consulting background - IT mainly. For 30 years I have been consulting with companies around technology, and in doing so I have found that the value you bring is that you simply know more about something than someone else does, and they appreciate and need your help. It's very simple, and it's not just consulting - it's medicine, law, and just about every other professional service out there.

    From what I have learned these past few days of reading lots of stuff on this forum is that it appears that most successful people in this space have built platforms online that actually help people. Yes, they make money as affiliates, and they sell stuff, but ultimately, it seems to me (and again I'm an outsider), it seems like the way to go, if you have as much energy and enthusiasm as you seem to have, is to gain deep knowledge about something and ... help people with it. Once you begin to help people over and over with more and more value, then it would seem that you would gain a lasting and "real" following. Once you have that, it would seem that the monetization part of it is mainly procedural and technical. Like .. how to set up a campaign, how to set up good affiliate links, etc. etc.

    It seems, however, to truly make this a long-term go, you should build value. Based on my experience, it would seem that a lot of hard work in learning the details (and there are plenty of details to learn in just about any field, no matter the obscurity) around whatever it is that interests you, and then generously GIVING it away, would be the first step.

    Again, this is not from years of experience in marketing , or internet marketing - this is coming from years of being a consultant who has been able to command decent fees based on providing good value. The power of the Internet seems like you can do the same thing I have done in the past, but help THOUSANDS of people at once, instead of a single client. And collect perhaps a smaller "fee" .. but from many many more people.

    So I guess this rambling response is ... take the time to learn something, make it deep and valuable ... give away what you learned ... and then seek to monetize it. If you don't take the time to provide real value I have to wonder if what you provide will be seen for what it is -- a shallow attempt to make some money - all technique and no value. Doesn't seem sustainable.
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