How to Make Money Online with Integrity

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- Surround yourself with genuine people
- Surround yourself with generous people
- Focus most of your attention and energy toward service
- See your work as the reward and money as extra or a bonus
- Completely ignore anybody - whether angry pro, established entrepreneur or dyed in the wool, desperate, greedy newb - who makes it all about the money aka their greed aka their belief that numbers on a screen validate human beings
- Practice, practice, practice
- Face, embrace and release money blocks through meditation
- Have fun
- Spread love
- Follow 1-3 heart-centered, generous mentors
- Buy courses from 1-3 heart-centered, generous mentors
- Never try to manipulate people, trying to squeeze/scare money out of them
- Do something you feel incredibly passionate about online
- Be patient, be persistent and be consistent in helping people without expecting anything in return
- Monetize based on channels that align with your highest values
- Move your focus from manipulating numbers toward building genuine connections with people, 1 to 1.
- See the human being behind the number or avatar on the screen.

These are a few ways to make money online with integrity.

You can make money online through many different methods. Some are more manipulative. Others outright dishonest.

This is not a right or wrong type post. I intend to share ways to have fun, to help people and to build an online business while loving the ride, and to do so from an honest space.

At the end of the day, you can have fun, be generous, act with integrity and live an incredibly cool life through building an online business from a genuine, heart-centered space.

Signing off from gorgeous Opotiki, New Zealand.
#integrity #make #money #online
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  • Profile picture of the author SiteNameSales
    Interesting response rate to this post. Still, no man is an island. You just live on one.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      Hi Robert,

      That's the cool part; when you do things with integrity, it's about the community, not an island. That's why the response rate grows. Steve, Michael, Rose and everybody else know it's always a team effort. The more we team up and help each other, the more fun we have and the more success we see.

      In truth - and goodness it's hard to see this LOL - the island or the man do not exist: Just One. We gotta clear the illusions and fear to see and embrace this concept, but doing so makes life easier and more fun, and promotes our collective success.

      Thanks for read and sharing.

      Ryan

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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

    How to Make Money Online with Integrity
    Excellent post Ryan.

    I love this definition:
    "Integrity is what you do when no one is watching."
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  • Profile picture of the author rbarnhart1
    Great post Ryan!! Love it.
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  • Profile picture of the author oppyeaunome
    Now this is what it's all about. I struggled with this in the beginning of my online journey. For me it was all about making money and never thinking about who I was serving.

    Sure you can make money doing the dishonest things, but it's not worth it in the long run. Building a business takes thinking about things in the long term.

    As an entrepreneur you should always be thinking "how can I add value" and always operate from that.

    Value first and the money will follow.

    Nice post Ryan!

    Thanks for the reminder.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kelly Kinne
    What an interesting post. Best of luck to you
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  • Profile picture of the author Imtiaz Hassan
    making money is very useful of earning but regarding that mostly people think its a very easy to earn this is conception you have to spend time money & skill also. you need to proper training otherwise you'll lose.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Meaney
    This list should be printed out and stuck next to our monitors.

    Inspiring.
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  • Profile picture of the author radu
    Nice post...Thanks for sharing.

    I'd add to your list:
    - Promote only legit products that deliver a ton of value
    - If you are a product owner make sure you keep your promise in terms of "money back.."
    - Make honest reviews on your blog/channel
    - Build a relationship with your audience based on trust and honesty
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      Hi Radu,

      Well said dude.

      Thanks for sharing.

      Ryan
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  • Is it possible to make money with integrity in the porn industry? Someone told me that selling porn profitably is credible. Almost as if the watcher is being helped.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      Hi Randall,

      All depends on the clarity of the seller. If one looks at porn as an industry based on consenting adults providing entertainment, sure. But few humans take that honest view of porn. Most of us feel a bit wrong watching it - guilt or shame - and more aware folks do tune into the fact that many pained, scared, and flat out scarred people are porn actors. If you feel anything but pure clarity and detachment in selling, it's gonna be so tough to do it with integrity.

      Ryan
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      • Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

        Hi Randall,

        All depends on the clarity of the seller. If one looks at porn as an industry based on consenting adults providing entertainment, sure. But few humans take that honest view of porn. Most of us feel a bit wrong watching it - guilt or shame - and more aware folks do tune into the fact that many pained, scared, and flat out scarred people are porn actors. If you feel anything but pure clarity and detachment in selling, it's gonna be so tough to do it with integrity.

        Ryan
        Exceptional response. You open my eyes to a brand new reality regarding the pain with actors themselves that i have never even thought of. Awesome post.
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  • Profile picture of the author yintegriti
    It's hard to uphold integrity especially in the beginning. You'll be in a huge disadvantage if you stay entirely clean. But as soon as you generate enough momentum, it's easier to do the right thing.

    One thing is clear, doing business with integrity is more likely to bring you more return in the long run.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
      Hi yintegriti,

      My experience was totally different; being honest helped me profit more quickly because if you are clear with people they are clear with you, and send you money.

      Of course, being dishonest early on shows a lack of clarity, resulting in struggles or some quick profits, attached with headaches, a tarnished rep, all that jazz.

      Weird idea meme spread from IMer to IMer - being honest delays profits. What? If you are honest and act with integrity, honest people find you, buy into you, dig your integrity and buy your stuff pretty quickly. But if you're dishonest, you delay your profits, attracting all types of dicey situations and people.

      Ryan
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    • Profile picture of the author Tony Marriott
      Originally Posted by yintegriti View Post

      It's hard to uphold integrity especially in the beginning. You'll be in a huge disadvantage if you stay entirely clean. But as soon as you generate enough momentum, it's easier to do the right thing.

      One thing is clear, doing business with integrity is more likely to bring you more return in the long run.
      One of the worst responses I have ever read. And even worse if taken as advice.

      If you feel you have to lie, cheat or con your customers then you have no long term prospects and quite frankly shouldn't be in the business. Doesn't matter if you are a rank newbie or a seasoned marketer.

      Integrity and honesty isn't something you should pick and choose as suits.

      In reality if you start off without integrity and succeed, it is unlikely you will change in the long run.

      If you start off without integrity and fail, then you will have to change.

      So why not start as you mean to go on?
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  • Profile picture of the author DripRevenue
    Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

    - Surround yourself with genuine people
    - Surround yourself with generous people
    - Focus most of your attention and energy toward service
    - See your work as the reward and money as extra or a bonus
    - Completely ignore anybody - whether angry pro, established entrepreneur or dyed in the wool, desperate, greedy newb - who makes it all about the money aka their greed aka their belief that numbers on a screen validate human beings
    - Practice, practice, practice
    - Face, embrace and release money blocks through meditation
    - Have fun
    - Spread love
    - Follow 1-3 heart-centered, generous mentors
    - Buy courses from 1-3 heart-centered, generous mentors
    - Never try to manipulate people, trying to squeeze/scare money out of them
    - Do something you feel incredibly passionate about online
    - Be patient, be persistent and be consistent in helping people without expecting anything in return
    - Monetize based on channels that align with your highest values
    - Move your focus from manipulating numbers toward building genuine connections with people, 1 to 1.
    - See the human being behind the number or avatar on the screen.

    These are a few ways to make money online with integrity.

    You can make money online through many different methods. Some are more manipulative. Others outright dishonest.

    This is not a right or wrong type post. I intend to share ways to have fun, to help people and to build an online business while loving the ride, and to do so from an honest space.

    At the end of the day, you can have fun, be generous, act with integrity and live an incredibly cool life through building an online business from a genuine, heart-centered space.

    Signing off from gorgeous Opotiki, New Zealand.
    Probably one of the best and most honest posts I've ever seen on this forum. This is so true and is a good list of things to look for. I've probably been scammed out of well over six-figures since I've been online, so I recommend that you do your due diligence on every single person that you do business with.

    I've learned this after seven years of hard work in this space - be honest, totally and completely honest at all times. It will win hearts and minds. Next, focus on adding value whenever and wherever you can, not asking for money first and then focusing on it later - provide value up front (I'm not saying give away everything you know, but if you focus on money in this space, it will backfire on you).

    "See your work as the reward and money as extra or a bonus" This. I was primarily attracted to the online business space for the freedom aspect of it. Focus on building wealth slowly in this space and not quickly, I have yet to see someone build "wealth" quickly in this space and keep it (or still be around).

    The only argument I have is that there are not a few ways to make money online with integrity, but rather a lot of ways to make it with integrity. As I always say, it's rarely what you do, but rather how you do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Thank you Ryan for this great Post.

    Having Integrity is really the only thing that matters at the end of the day. And that includes Life in general.

    - Robert Andrew
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  • intesting . Always Give value
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
    Excellent post. You didn't pull any punches in this one.I look forward to reading more from you.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Sell a product or service that enriches your customers life. Knowing that you are providing something of premium quality is key to good business. How much value you can provide for a dollar. Do not rip people off.
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  • Profile picture of the author sloganslayer
    I really enjoyed this post. Sometimes we need take a break and not focus on work so much. But work with a little bit on fun can do wonders for your mind.
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  • Profile picture of the author barrydabest
    Nice post! Integrity over anything else!
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