Is it too late to start at 55 years?

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Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
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  • Profile picture of the author Regional Warrior
    I think you have been here long enough not to use the search tab

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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    I am friends with a guy who started this stuff at 74 years old. Just got bored with retirement. His handle is old Buddy. You can Google that to find him. Name is Warren. I think it may be oldbuddy.info


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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Is it too late to start at 55 years?
    Yes, it's too late.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnben1444
    You can start an online business at any age mainly because it can be operated anywhere and from the comfort of your home. It's the most ideal business for people of your age but the biggest limitation maybe experience.

    If you can find a resource that fits your area of interest and apply it judiciouly then you will excel.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randy McLean
    If you can drive a car or work a cell phone you can learn a new skill. Brian Tracy talks a lot about that.

    In my opinion there are two things that give younger people the advantage.

    1. They are hungry

    Their desire to succeed is relentless because they have so much energy and a more limitless belief in terms of mindset. As you age, you start becoming more "practical" or "realistic" in terms of achieving a goal.

    2. Time

    When you are young and single you have a lot more time to work on an internet business. And believe me, this takes time.

    Once you have a family it can be very difficult to get that kind of time. It helps to have an understanding partner.

    I am sure there are exceptions to this rule but in terms of intelligence or the ability to succeed there is no reason why you couldn't.

    I am sure there thousands of younger people who can't make a go of this just the same as older people too. And on the flip side there are people who can - young or old.

    But that's a whole other topic.
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  • Profile picture of the author alexhan
    It is never too late!
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  • Profile picture of the author sirtiman
    Never say too late to pursuit your goals. Just do it, the rest is easy.
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  • Profile picture of the author salmonjames21
    You are never too old to do something amazing. All it takes devotion and motivation. For instance, look at Nihal Raj. 6 Years old guy who managed to get so many subscribers. Take a look at Warren Buffet who bought his first share at the age of 14.

    Look at KFC innovator, read out his inspirational story.
    Even look at Tibolli, who is now all set to bring changes into software industry after proving success into the beauty world.
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  • Profile picture of the author shmol
    Sure, you can do it.

    But, here is the thing.

    Once you commit to getting started--do just that--pick an affiliate marketing method you know that you will do--

    Regardless, if its setting up a free blog or a wordpress blog and writing content and having a banner on the site.

    Or putting up a facebook page and posting good content--and then EVENTUALLY recommending products to people

    Or something else.

    Find a method, and stick to it through all of the ups and downs and you will be well on your way.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dr los3
    There is a book called "How to Get Rich" By Felix Dennis..

    Hes a billionaire who is dead now.

    In his book he says that it is too late for you. He goes as far to mention that once you hit 35 years old its over.

    You lack the drive, the patience, the courage, the stupidity, and most importantly the energy.

    HOWEVER!

    There is one way that he mentions...

    Its for you to find someone who is much younger, 20s, to be your partner in crime.

    His/her energy, drive, passion, recklessness, will give you the power to push through what needs to be done. Without having a young spirit working along with you it will be a losing battle.

    This is if you want to get rich. If you want to make a few bucks on the side...idk go for it i guess, nothings impossible.
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    • Profile picture of the author Virginia Sanders
      Never say never and do not discourage individuals who want to do something great. No, it is not too late and taking on a young and foolish arrogant partner would be a BIG mistake. You can research online and find someone or a path to follow to get to your dream. Online marketing is a stimulating exciting activity that will help you stay young. Go gor it. Be ike Nike says and Just do it!!

      By the way youngun I am going to look for the book you mentioned!!1
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    • Profile picture of the author Raymond T
      As a 33 year old, that is depressing to hear...
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      • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
        Personally, I have two ages. One is the one on the calendar, the other is the one between my ears.

        Sometimes it gets confusing. I look in the mirror and wonder who the old fart with the silver hair and white beard is...
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  • Profile picture of the author mojo133
    No, you can start. I have a student she is 52 years old. She is doing very well. So you can do it if you really want to.
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  • Profile picture of the author Edwin Torres
    Never too late... all depends on your drive and determination.

    I recommend studying the fundamentals! If you want to cut your learning curve, I'd focus on studying direct-response marketing and getting really good at that.

    That's what I wished I started off doing when I first started!

    And I'd also focus on email marketing and building up a nice, targeted email list ASAP.
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  • Profile picture of the author lead Alligator
    55 Years old...you are still in your youth.

    Its not too late.

    But you need good information to get started correctly.

    If you need the basics then go to Youtube and learn the basics fore free.
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  • Profile picture of the author aizaku
    too late for what??


    how does being 55 limit you?

    I can safely assume you didn't lose your mind or motor functions on your 55th birthday since you're posting here.


    And I'd also confidently bet that people older and with 'less' than you have started and succeeded in this business.


    cheer up buddy, nothing is holding you back.


    make it happen,
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  • Profile picture of the author Billydopey
    It's never too late to start my dear friend, you can start your affiliate marketing business right now & by the time you are retiring you'll have more than enough for your research.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ames
    Sorry, you just missed it. The cut off age is 54.
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  • Profile picture of the author seohunter2016
    It defends on your mind and ability.
    Thank you very much for staying with us.
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  • Profile picture of the author abigayleabril9
    Of course it is possible. There is no double about it. Nowadays sit is no longer an issue to do the Affiliate Marketing by anyone. It is really easy from any where of the world not only in INDIA or, CHINA. Thanks for your interest.
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  • Profile picture of the author Netbug
    One word= NEVER!

    It's never too late, you're not dead yet.

    Affiliate marketing is a very good way to start, try Clickbank, Amazon, eBay and others to start off with.

    Promote other people's products without all the headaches of creating and support.

    I would try Clickbank really easy to promote with articles, videos, seo etc.

    Good Luck and never quit and believe in yourself you can DO IT!

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  • Profile picture of the author wrcato2
    Hey, absolutely. Ancestry is a pretty good niche. Living in India, you also might think about writing travel guides for tourist. You can sell ads in the guide and affiliate programs too.
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  • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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    It is never too late to be annoyed by trite clichs.

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  • Profile picture of the author Ian Jackson
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    Your problem is that you feel you have to ask the question.

    If you hadn't told us, how would anyone have known your age anyway?

    Can you put an age on ANY member of this forum, myself included?

    To the best of my knowledge, the Internet marketing industry doesn't recognize age.

    What was is Henry Ford said "whether you think you can, or think you can't, either way you're right"
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  • Profile picture of the author bobby_shahzad
    This story might just be exactly right for you


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  • Profile picture of the author feedmemoreadscom
    What if you have been in the IM business for over 10 years but still can't stay ahead consistently?
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    It is never too late to start and never let anyone tell you otherwise. If you are still alive, you can accomplish your dreams. Too many people use their age as an excuse NOT to do something. You should use your age TO DO IT and to take action.
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  • Profile picture of the author dandagger
    56 is too late. Start now.
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  • Profile picture of the author katongole
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    Age is number to succeed IN LIFE ,online marketing,Referral marketing where you only need
    1 to get a right product,
    2 know your target market
    3 Generate traffic to your website after creating a good sales funnel connected to the Autoresponder
    4 become your own traffic source
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  • Yep, it's too late. You are done. Better eat chips and watch tv now, and just give up.

    Why are you asking someone else (a complete stranger on the internet) to determine your own fate?
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  • Profile picture of the author warquoc
    you can totally do that. Your experiences are good enough,
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    Its never too late to do something, especially in online marketing. You're an experience and hungry man so you can do anything at anytime you want.
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  • Profile picture of the author menjac21
    i too late when you die amigo its depends on what your willing or not willing to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeng cua
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    Hi KoKoapa!

    It is never too late KoKoapa to start anything (whether having a good life, relationship, create your first million, or anything) as long as you are determine to do what it takes, "success is a progressive realization of a worthy ideal" - this is one of my favorite quote from Earn Nightingale.

    If you want to do affiliate marketing, ClickBank is the best place to start. Last month, I listed my own product with ClickBank and to date there are people already making money promoting this product.

    In any event, there are several products that you can choose from ClickBank or any affiliate network like Peerfly, Commission junction and so much more.

    Just drop me an email if you are interested so I can provide you my affiliate program.
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    • Profile picture of the author kokoapa
      Dear Jeng Cua


      Please tell me where n how to start.
      I have been to clickbank and its not easy
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  • Profile picture of the author djayturner85
    You are never too old to start a new career my friend. Remember Colonel Sanders started KFC at the age of 65
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  • Profile picture of the author Samfakroon
    It is Never too late and infact there is so much respect for Seniors in the Internet Marketing Market Place. Do not hesitate and we are here to Help you Get Started.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Imo, why not keep going ?? You can sit anywhere and do this stuff. Travel anywhere to do it, anytime !!

    It's perfect for Seniors and besides the Money part being wonderful... a byproduct benefit is it keeps your Mind sharp


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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    It looks like you started in 2012, or did you join this forum for some other purpose?
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    • Profile picture of the author kokoapa
      I joined in 2012. But did nothing. I do not have much time.
      So, i thought of becoming active from this day on..
      Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author RogozRazvan
    In all honesty, that depends too you.

    Your belief will determine how you act. There is no "too young" or "too late" when it comes to entrepreneurship. There is only the choice to do what needs to be done or to avoid that effort.

    Your own concept of reality is negotiable. If you think you can do it, you'll act towards doing it. If you think you can't, you won't act or you'll sabotage yourself. Age has nothing to do with this.
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible


    No, it is not too late to start as long as you have the desire and determination to keep going until you succeeded.

    Here is another forum post you might want to read.

    This guy is about your age and much more experienced than you. Perhaps he will be able to advise you better if you reach out to him.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sunriseal
    So let's say that you start a blog and offer items for sale. What are the chances that your readers are going to search the web for your bio and decide not to buy your product because you're 55?

    Age itself isn't an obstacle, but there is a generation gap. Most IM purchases are made by younger tech-savvy buyers. It's going to take a lot of work to get started, so select a field and IM method that you enjoy yet can still relate to buyers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kelly91184
    Hi, it is never too late, in fact this may be the perfect time for you to get started. To be successful you have to be dedicated and consistent which means putting the time into your business. Make sure you do your research on the businesses you work with and then one dedicate yourself 100%. Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author mrdeedreid
    The verdict's out on this one and it's a resounding "YES!"

    Yes, you can do it.
    No, you are not too old to start.

    Subscribe to this channel and watch his videos whenever you are doubting yourself.

    I'd bookmark this one if I were you. >>You're Never Too Old, Don't Let This Era Pass

    Go for it and I wish you the very best!
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  • Profile picture of the author DeanJames
    @kokoapa - Age is just a number my friend. "You are never too old to become the person you could have been". What exists in your mind is your reality.
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  • Profile picture of the author DeanJames
    @Dr los 3 - I read that book by Felix Dennis about 6 years ago (what an entertaining bloke he was). When Felix wrote that it was intended as an 'anti self-help' book. For those that actually wanted to be rich in spite of this, he wrote a condensed version of that book called "88 The Narrow Road". Incidentally anyone that has read Think & Grow Rich would know that 40-60 years of age as per that book are the peak years (but everyone varies according to their journey).
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  • Profile picture of the author Dharmi
    Yes of course it is possible, it is never late to start anything positive. Firstly get to know about affiliate marketing and then go for it. Hope you succeed..
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Seen this for couple of day now and we are both at the 55 mark so here is 56!

    Why do you ask that? Your a wise person that can see things for what they are right? Just saying age doesn't mean a damn thing. My opinion and mindset is the older you are the better choices you make.

    Go for it...
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  • Profile picture of the author alldigitalbiz
    Hi there
    I saw your post and I admire you that you want to start the online journey at 55, Its never too late to start, its all about dedication, devotion, and determination to reach our goals. Its not that hard if you want to succeed no matter what, you will find a lot of negative people even here in WF but dont listen to them, just keep going and you will see the Success very soon. And if you dont understand something do a proper research on Internet or Outsource the process, Itll help you save a lot of time and money.
    Best Regards
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Handy
    I am 62, soon to be 63, have never made any money with internet marketing even though I've been at it for some time now. I recently lost a decent sum of cash doing ads because I was to hurry to see returns. Do you think that will break my spirit? I love internet marketing and will never give up. For me, success is only a click away. I have a vision, and I know that it's never too late.
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  • Profile picture of the author ARRIZ
    It's only too late, if that is how you think. Change the mindset and age will seem irrelevant.
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  • Profile picture of the author pardu
    you are never too late for anything as long as you are dedicated and willing to try.so good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author katongole
    .You only need to know strategy to help you faster how to earn good money where Traffic is the blood of any online business where a big number of marketers face problem
    Earning money online has no age limit so long as you know the right way to build your business,for example i earned more than $600 in 5 days when i was recommended this business no matter my age clicking to 53 years but right now am earning good money.

    1 You have to set a sales funnel where to send traffic from social media,guest blogging,newsjacking,google alerts
    Help News Reporters,Forum comments,press release
    these are all the free steps to generate massive traffic if you know what
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    2 Join an Autoresponder to build a list because you can succeed doing everything manually,you need a system.
    The secret,help more people get what they want,you will get what you want by sharing value information using your blog.......to generate organic traffic.
    3 Use paid traffic,you know what you're doing
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  • Profile picture of the author mattlaclear
    If you think you're too old to start IM, you are. If you think you're not too old to start, you're not. Wish you luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author lucas111
    Start now. It's never too late but be ready for + hard work. Keep reading and learning as much as you can. Never give up ... as you'll make man mistakes before eventually achieving success. Check UDEMY for great courses.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sandycmy
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    I believe you are experienced in printing field and life. Youngsters often do mistakes which steal years out of them, you would easily avoid it. Hence you are young enough.

    Can you meet your old contacts and get printing orders and get it done? If you don't want to do it, then I feel IM is not right for you.

    If you can, hurray! make some quick cash offline, invest it to make squeeze page with a video (of the post you have written) Grab their email ID and Phone numbers.
    Promise good quality for a decent price. Use this forum for ideas of sending quality traffic to your squeeze page continuously. Meet the leads you get and you can fund for your world trip too!

    Bottomline: Make a system which you are good at + send massive traffic to it.

    I understand you are more experienced, yet I thought I share my thoughts. Believe in yourself first, magic happens later!
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  • Profile picture of the author REIGN FOREVER
    Definitely never too late to start anything If you wan't my personal opinion! If I'm not mistaken Warren Buffet didn't start seeing any results from his actions & efforts until he was around his ages of 50 so I say go for it! Just know you should be more concerned with learning the business vice versus earning when you first walk into it.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    Of course, l have been at IM for almost 10 years, and am 50 at the moment, and on the verge of success.

    So was it worth all of that time and losing friends, and issues with my Laptop and issues with getting a new one, and lost money, and endless failure?

    Sure.

    The thing about IM is when you crack it, you REALLY crack it!

    Or forget about a piddling second income, you can think more alone the lines of wealth!

    Sure 9 years is a long time, but so is the rest of your life, and most would have given up, (probably because of their naive friends) within 5 years; but l don't give up for anyone or anything.

    Success online is more about hard work, some investment and changing tracks when needed. Or keep sorting and sifting til you end up with something that works.

    And if that means wasting a thousand on PPC for a year or more, then so be it. It is a steeping stone, not a failure.

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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo.

    We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China.

    To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible


    Hi Kokoapa,

    No, it is never too late if you are willing to learn and apply.

    But at the same time you need to learn from the right people.

    As in those who ACTUALLY achieved what you want to accomplish.

    But what is it you are trying to promote in affiliate marketing?

    Are you marketing physical products like those from Amazon?

    Or information / digital products like those from Clickbank?

    Or CPA offers whereby you get paid for every lead you generated instead of sales?

    Most importantly, who are you targeting and how do you intend to promote?

    You need to have these answers and write them clearly as your goals before doing anything.

    I may sound blunt but I hope by giving you these, you will be able to consider better as to whether affiliate marketing is really the route you want to take to finance your research.
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  • Profile picture of the author ricky9281
    Originally Posted by kokoapa View Post

    Dear WR..I'm 55 working in Printing press..I'm retiring within 4 years. I want to dedicate my time doing research on our origin, Origin of Mizo. We live and settled in India. Our ancestral home is somewhere in China. To finance my research, i want to start internet affiliate marketing, do you think it is possible
    If you want to die as a happy man you should start chasing your dreams right away. Age is just a number
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  • Profile picture of the author allenjames
    It's never too late, trust me. If you have enough passion and desire to do something, and if you work really hard, you can always succeed.
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    It is nevcer late to start a biz and remember that every new day offers a new opportunity too start, In my religion ISLAM my profit Muhammad say that if you have plant to plant and the afterday starts plant that plant
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  • It is most definitely not necessarily too late at any age, even 85 or 95.
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  • Profile picture of the author tyices222
    Not too late. I am younger than that but even in my 20's I felt behind the game. Bill Gates succeeded in his 50's and the gentleman who founded 5-Hour energy drinks launched those when he was approx. 50, I just read an article today, he is a billionaire.
    I guess I'll say some opinions about selling physical products.
    Affiliate marketing is extremely hard, I wasted much time on it and didn't make a cent when I was living in a great city that had much fun and jobs, and I regret that, it was nothing but a struggle. I would try to launch a product, a drink or clothing, anything physical to sell. I think very few succeed at affiliate marketing and I would try to sell a physical product for $5 or less, sell them in volume. I've started this on ebay.

    My digital books (Kindle) didn't sell more than 5 or 10 and I wrote a few, 2 years ago or so, I thought maybe it would boost my income, not sure why those didn't sell as they are decent little books! I lowered the price to $1 or $1.99 and have given up on those, they're a wash.

    For me, I want to find one consistent thing that can sell. I can sell things here and there, a strange stove top espresso maker I grabbed at a free exchange yard sale type place sold for $50 or $75, but looking for something consistent. That was just once. If you can find something that you can buy for $1, and sell it for $2 or $3, and you can manage to sell in volume, I think that can work. It's all about marketing. I saw an interesting book at the dollar store, I actually picked it up because I thought it was interesting, Barnes and Nobles is actually selling it for $17. But even if I went to the dollar store and bought all of them, this wouldn't be consistent, I just want something that's the same so I don't have to continuously use all my brain power to try to make money. Maybe go to this dollar store with a laptop, see what Barnes and Nobles is selling, and buy all of them. On the other hand books time take to sell on a site like ebay, you'll have these books sitting on the shelf!
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by tyices222 View Post

      Not too late. I am younger than that but even in my 20's I felt behind the game. Bill Gates succeeded in his 50's and the gentleman who founded 5-Hour energy drinks launched those when he was approx. 50, I just read an article today, he is a billionaire.
      I guess I'll say some opinions about selling physical products.
      Affiliate marketing is extremely hard, I wasted much time on it and didn't make a cent when I was living in a great city that had much fun and jobs, and I regret that, it was nothing but a struggle. I would try to launch a product, a drink or clothing, anything physical to sell. I think very few succeed at affiliate marketing and I would try to sell a physical product for $5 or less, sell them in volume. I've started this on ebay and trying to launch it into a larger scale, global if I can or at least in stores here. Ebay is a test. Blah, blah....
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      Yep, l get you. People here can rabbit on, but if you are 90 or 100, then odds on you may not make it before?

      Don't need it in Heaven or a black hole, whichever comes first!

      I have been online for 9 years, and tried creating a info, site, (2.5 years) with pocket money to show for it.

      And PPC, 7 months, Creating software to resell, phew, almost a year, SEO, namelists, creating a list, (several, not as easy as Frank Kern, and others make out it is), Fiverr, (slave labour site) and so forth.

      And also tried what you mentioned or creating or buying something to resell, or PPC.

      Easy to create something that sells in a limited way, but virtually impossible to go beyond that.


      But as you said before something that requires little brains and more alone the lines of effort.

      I tend to stay with hub sites with their own traffic. Since traffic or finding it without going bankrupt, (Adwords is next to useless) is the hardest hurdle to get over.

      Graphicriver, or one of their subsites, (music, photos, software, etc) is a good place to start. Not easy to get stuff through, but it sells well.


      As others keep saying, find something that sells, and then outsource it!

      I tend to stay with flyers, since they sell well, and can be outsourced.


      I have switched to fonts, since l couldn't do flyers quick enough for it to be viable.

      But now know how to do flyers quick enough to make as much as l wish, and do it within a few months instead of 8 years.

      I obviously won't give away how l can do it, just like you l have been in this game for a long time, and have been frustrated time and time again.


      So my advise is, apart from thinking long and hard about IM or PPC, (maybe their is a gold nugget there) go to sites with the traffic problem solved.

      Except perhaps Fiverr, you won't get rich there!

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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Pettit
    It's NEVER to late my friend! I'm 52 and long as you have the ambition and desire you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. Go for it!
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    You're only as old as you THINK

    Keep an open mind and be adventurous and you wouldn't have to worry about being 'overaged' ever again

    Seriously
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  • Profile picture of the author John Cage
    You NEVER TOO LATE to start.
    Harland Sanders SUCCEEDED with KFC at the age of 60!
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    Before you GIVE UP, think about why you STARTED.

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