GIVING UP - Such a bad feeling

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Well I have been actively working on projects for the last 2 years now, and have nothing to show for it. I'm not sure if my focus just is not there, or if I really will never succeed in internet marketing.

I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

How can my focus be so off??

How can I make money doing this?

Can anyone help me get focused?
Sorry for the mini rant...

Done now,
Gam
#bad #feeling #giving
  • Profile picture of the author zoobie
    what did you do in the last two years? Having you been driving targeted visitors to your site and building qualified leads?
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  • Profile picture of the author davidjames42973
    My #1 problem is I'm constantly distracted. I get really excited about focusing on one niche and then a week later, begin working on another niche, then the next couple weeks, I find something else I want to work on. See the pattern here?

    If you stick to one money making niche and work on that niche for months, you should be able to dominate the niche.

    What methods are you using to promote your niche???
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    • Profile picture of the author John Cabral
      Originally Posted by davidjames42973 View Post

      My #1 problem is I'm constantly distracted. I get really excited about focusing on one niche and then a week later, begin working on another niche, then the next couple weeks, I find something else I want to work on. See the pattern here?

      If you stick to one money making niche and work on that niche for months, you should be able to dominate the niche.

      What methods are you using to promote your niche???
      This sound exactly like me..... Lots of ideas but lack of following through or giving it enough time to see if it will succeed....
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  • Profile picture of the author ScottTMc
    Well from what youve already said i can see you dont truely believe in the products or services you have been promoting.

    If you are passionate about somthign and decide to promote it for deasons a, b and c then what is stopping you making money?

    My advice to you is to go back to basics, look at your hobbies intrests etc etc and come up with a list of products you WANT to promote, dont just do it because you think you'll make the best return. If you promote somthign you WANT to promote then your going to make money simply (my opinion anyway)

    I wish you all the best and please feel free to speak to me further, I know when your down not knowing what to do its useful to speak to someone else!
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  • Profile picture of the author Keith Boisvert
    Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

    Well I have been actively working on projects for the last 2 years now, and have nothing to show for it. I'm not sure if my focus just is not there, or if I really will never succeed in internet marketing.

    I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

    How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

    How can my focus be so off??

    How can I make money doing this?

    Can anyone help me get focused?
    Sorry for the mini rant...

    Done now,
    Gam
    The word you used was PROJECTS...with an "s" meaning plural. I found that when I focused in on one thing and ran with it that it helped.

    When I first started out and wanted to make $$ online from a website, not a service, I:

    -Picked a popular niche(using strategies found here on the WF)
    -Built a site
    Populated site with articles(that I bought here on the WF)
    -Then worked on traffic generation...meaning that I would work different strategies until either perfected or determined useless.

    Once I had the right formula...I would repeat for another site in another niche, all the time gathering experience for a larger project.

    Either way, I focused on ONE site in ONE niche. The traffic aspect is where I focused in multiple areas...but ONE at a time.

    Everyone will have their own system, but IMO nothing happens overnight. Expect for something to take weeks and sometimes months before you see results. But I picked something and ran with it. I didnt reinvent the wheel, I just modified it to fit my style.

    There is no golden egg here, so if you are looking for "Easy" money, which after two years I doubt you are, focus in on one thing at a time.

    Of course I don't know you, what you've done over the past two years, just saying what worked for me personally.

    keith
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Ames
    Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

    Well I have been actively working on projects for the last 2 years now, and have nothing to show for it. I'm not sure if my focus just is not there, or if I really will never succeed in internet marketing.

    I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

    How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

    How can my focus be so off??

    How can I make money doing this?

    Can anyone help me get focused?
    Sorry for the mini rant...

    Done now,
    Gam
    Rant away... that's the start of a solution.

    I like the Tony Robbins advise

    "How long would you give your child to walk before giving up?"

    Answer: You will work at it until the child walks and never give up. The child will walk.
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  • Profile picture of the author kuzmanin
    what was that project? did you research high paying keywords and tried to attract users to click on ads? did you try affiliate programs?

    btw i think that you have to work about an year and then wait for money
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    Well I got into the IM niche, I think that was my biggest mistake, but all the gurus talk about making money selling info products and I thought it is easy and affordable.
    I guess making that decision cost me alot of time and money.

    As far as promotion, my excitement has died down, and I no longer want to be in the IM niche, so I am thinking of just scrapping the site. Maybe starting fresh in a new niche.

    I have no idea how to really choose a niche I will like and will earn money.

    I have no start up money for a new project, I spent around $5,000 to a marketer just to get the one site off the ground. So starting fresh is really scary and no budget right now.
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    • Profile picture of the author bgmacaw
      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      Well I got into the IM niche, I think that was my biggest mistake, but all the gurus talk about making money selling info products and I thought it is easy and affordable.
      Have you thought about why they would give you that impression? Could it be to sell you their rehashed "Give Google the Wedgie" product?

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      As far as promotion, my excitement has died down, and I no longer want to be in the IM niche, so I am thinking of just scrapping the site.
      Keep your site. It is quite likely that you can use it to springboard any new sites you start.

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      I have no idea how to really choose a niche I will like and will earn money.
      I work on the producer/publisher model myself. I don't think of it in terms of what I have a passion for or what I like. Instead, I consider what other people like and are willing spend money on as part of their passion.

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      I have no start up money for a new project, I spent around $5,000 to a marketer just to get the one site off the ground.
      You spent $5000 on one site and you've been at this two years? :confused:
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  • Profile picture of the author Kris Turner
    If absolutely nothing you've done has worked, do this and I guarantee you sales:

    Pick a product on Clickbank that has a gravity of more than 50 but less than 150.

    Set up a simple, one-page review site with your affiliate links pointing to the sales page.

    Write 5 articles a day indefinitely with links to your review page and submit them to EZA.

    That will all take you much less than 10 hours a day, and it's impossible that you won't make sales if you just keep doing it.

    If you make 2 sales a week doing that, start writing 10 articles a day and you'll be selling 4 things a week.

    It's not the most sophisticated approach, and it's not one that will make you rich, but it will get you sales and show you that Internet marketing can work.
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    You are right, I just can't get focused, because honestly I am not even sure what I want to REALLY put my efforts into.
    I love cars, but don't really see how I could make money with cars online.
    I tried to get approved for ebay affiliate, so I could sell some cars, and really fell flat because they will not approve me no matter how hard I try.

    I'm also interested in the beauty niche, but again, have no idea where to even start.

    You are right, I do need a solid plan, one that will produce the most results with a daily schedule.
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    • Profile picture of the author Scott Ames
      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      You are right, I just can't get focused, because honestly I am not even sure what I want to REALLY put my efforts into.
      You are not alone. Focus for me is indeed hard. I think John Reese has the same problem, but somehow he put it all together and forced himself to focus.

      Here's what I would think would work.

      1. Pick something, doesn't matter. It won't be your entire focus for your whole life. Consider it a learning experience or project.

      2. Concentrate on it. Make mistakes, make things happen. As Keith above stated, work out the formula. It can be transported to other niches.

      3. Write down your goals. Write down your list of tasks that must be done. Scratch them off as they are completed.

      IE:
      Install WordPress
      Create reviews
      Get backlinks
      Create Videos
      Create a product... etc.

      4. Get a mentor. Get someone you must report to. It really makes you get it done. I hate this part, but it works. Tell them what you will be doing and what the deadline is. You won't be so willing to put it off when you realize you must crawl to them and say you didn't do it.
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    • Profile picture of the author Collette
      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      ...I love cars, but don't really see how I could make money with cars online.

      I tried to get approved for ebay affiliate, so I could sell some cars, and really fell flat because they will not approve me no matter how hard I try.

      ....
      You need to start thinking outside the box.

      You love cars... and you can't figure out a way to make money with cars online??? Seriously????

      Dude, I just keyword googled "muscle cars" and pulled up 2,367 searches A DAY.

      "Classic cars" = 3,423 searches. A DAY.

      And that's without even drilling down into the niche keywords.

      That's 5,790 web surfers with a passion. Because, even though I'm not a car gal, I know this: people who are into cars are REALLY into cars. And the niches like, Mustang classic car enthusiasts or whatever, buy doodads for their cars all the time.

      I mean, seriously, if it came to a choice between the baby's diaper money, or getting a new pair of rims, these guys would have to take a moment to think about it.

      You've already gotten specific advice in this thread. So the only thing I have to add is this:

      Quit feeling sorry for yourself. There is no Magic Bullet. There is no "Make Money in Your Sleep" Magic Pill.

      Find a car niche you know something about, and are passionate about. Start blogging, writing (not-crap) articles, affiliate linking to relevant products.

      If you're putting in focused 10-hour days on THAT, I fail to see how you can not make money.
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    • Profile picture of the author cclou
      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      You are right, I just can't get focused, because honestly I am not even sure what I want to REALLY put my efforts into.
      I love cars, but don't really see how I could make money with cars online.
      I tried to get approved for ebay affiliate, so I could sell some cars, and really fell flat because they will not approve me no matter how hard I try.
      You've made mistakes, but the good thing is that you can turn it all around. But you have to make the decision to do so. Maybe internet marketing isn't for you. It isn't for everyone and you shouldn't feel bad if you decide to walk away from it.

      But if you do choose to pursue, give it the focus that it needs. There are so many niches available. I know nothing about cars and no idea if these are good niches, but just looking at Amazon automotive section (easy to be approved for their network), there is:


      Exterior Accessories (168,414)
      Car Care (2,868)
      Mobile Electronics & Accessories (25,585)
      Tools & Equipment (4,151)
      Paint, Body & Trim (33,790)
      Replacement Parts (223,123)
      Wheels & Tires (9,483)
      Performance Parts & Accessories (2,737)
      Motorcycle & ATV (1,188)
      Oils & Fluids (1,392)
      Automotive Enthusiast Merchandise (46)

      Perhaps you can review a few of these products, or answer questions that people have about them and include affiliate links or adsense on the page. If you do go the infoproduct route, I'm sure there is a demand as well. Perhaps advice on restoring cars? How to sell your car for the most money? Tricks on getting good deals on new or used vehicles? Like I said I don't know cars and I haven't done any keyword research, but I bet you can find a profitable subniche or two.

      And then decide what one or two things you must do every day to grow your business. Focus on the tasks that will give you results, rather than spending all day. You'll still make mistakes and you'll still have a lot to learn, but you would be heading in the right direction.
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    Thanks Alex, this is a great idea, can I somehow incorporate either cars or beauty into your plan?
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  • Profile picture of the author Zeus66
    You obviously have the desire. What you lack is focus and direction, or so it seems. I picture you kind of flailing around, moving from one project to the next in an attempt to find something that sticks. Step back, take a deep breath, and get some help. Find a mentor, a coach, whatever you want to call it. Get to know a successful marketer and follow their specific advice. It doesn't appear that you lack the "want." Now you just need the "what." Lots of us have been there. Don't give up. But also, don't keep doing what isn't working. That'll make it worse.

    John
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  • Profile picture of the author dotslash
    Gam,

    Don't give up, you'll throw away all that knowledge and work. The hardest part is finding that first profitable niche everything else then falls into place, you know how to make it more successful.

    As others have said try something based on your interests, something you can believe in, try and move away from the hyper competitive stuff that everyone tries and mostly fails with.

    Even the smallest niche can pay out big time if you get it right.

    Good luck
    Neil
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    A mentor costs money, and right now, I just do not have any more money to burn, my family is upset that I threw $5,000 away.

    I'm just happy to know, that I defiantly want to get out of the IM niche and focus on 2 real niches.

    I think a solid plan would be very helpful right now.
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  • Profile picture of the author Clint
    Hi gamirdkt,

    No matter how much chocolate I eat, I will never love chocolate, no matter how many people tell me how good chocolate I will never become successful at Loving chocolate. It is just not a part of who I am.

    I may learn everything there is to know about chocolate, but it still does not change the fact that chocolate is not for me. I may become successful at pretending to enjoy the taste but beneath the fake mask I do not value chocolate and my fake chocolate love persona will eventually crumble.

    Are you pretending to like chocolate, because everyone around you like chocolate. Broaden your horizons, there may be another flavor out there for you and it will blow your mind, how successful you will be at loving that flavor.

    Clint S
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    • Profile picture of the author Scott Ames
      Originally Posted by Clint View Post

      Hi gamirdkt,

      No matter how much chocolate I eat, I will never love chocolate, no matter how many people tell me how good chocolate is a will never become successful at Loving chocolate. It is just not a part of who I am.
      Just send it to me.
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      • Profile picture of the author Clint
        Originally Posted by Scott Ames View Post

        Just send it to me.
        When People offer me opportunities to obtain or devour chocolate. I always try to help them out by pointing them in the right direction to achieve their Chocolate giftgiving goals.

        So it would not be a problem for me to direct them in your directions Scott

        This is my response to Scott's post

        Clint S.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mary Gallivan
    Hi

    Been there - done that ....

    My advice would be to stop spending money, for now anyway.

    You say you want to get out of IM and focus on 2 niches. Why focus on 2 - why not focus on 1 of them until it takes off and then move on to the other one?

    Have you done any keyword research on your 2 niches to see if either of them is profitable?

    There's a lot of sound advice given in this thread but only you can decide whether you are going to take any of it and what you are going to do with it.

    You are obviously keen to continue or you wouldn't have taken the time to post this thread.

    Stick at it and you'll eventually find what suits you best.

    Mary
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.
      And you paid someone else to do what YOU should have been learning to do - build your own site.

      You can learn from your mistakes or give up - your choice.

      Sitting at a computer for 10 hrs a day is nothing unless you are accomplishing something during that time. "reading", "learning", and "looking for" don't count as time worked. Building a site or blog, adding content, writing articles or creating a product, building backlinks, etc - THAT's work.

      If you choose not to give up, you have to change what you do. Find ONE niche - a topic you have some interest in that REAL people are looking for - and focus only on what you need to know to promote that one niche.

      IM make money niche is the biggest mistake a new marketer can make - you can't complete with those who really do make money in this niche.

      Don't know what niche to start in - look up posts and blogs on "how to choose a niche"

      Then learn how to effectively judge the value of a niche and how to identify the best keyword phrases.

      Don't pay any attention to products and WSO's about "make fast money" or "try this method" unless you want to waste two more years of your life. Focus on doing one thing well and stick with it.

      Can anyone help me get focused?
      No - you have to do it for yourself. Lots of good advice in this thread - but totally useless if you don't do something with it.

      kay
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    Ishan,

    I am really just getting excited at the prospect of all the stuff I need to do, with no real product, or service in mind. I started building niche sites, and then decided to start a free plr membership site. With no luck, and lots of money spent, I am really burnt out. PLR is too competitive.

    I worked on building a list with my plr site, I set up amember to track and manage the membership area, but have very little traffic and really see no profits with this particular niche. Specially with the site being free.

    I would like to try to set up review sites, and write articles, but I am broke, and can not afford to really invest in another project.
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  • Profile picture of the author maksym
    I will repeat again what i wrote today - "If you will not do anything with information, it will not do anything for you"!!!
    That's mean that you need to take actions and apply what you know.
    Look how many people replied to you. That's amazing!!! Listen to them and do what they say.
    Regarding Don't give up, visit my web blog in contacts over there i am showing my first video. I hope it will motivate you more.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis-White
    Focus on 1 niche
    Focus On one traffic driving method
    Focus On the list
    Focus on daily marketing
    Focus until you make sales, an see traffic

    Then wash and repeat
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  • Profile picture of the author John Cabral
    Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

    Well I have been actively working on projects for the last 2 years now, and have nothing to show for it. I'm not sure if my focus just is not there, or if I really will never succeed in internet marketing.

    I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

    How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

    How can my focus be so off??

    How can I make money doing this?

    Can anyone help me get focused?
    Sorry for the mini rant...

    Done now,
    Gam
    Hi Gam,

    I feel you pain as in all my years online I have never made any real substantial money, yeah I made a few hundred bucks here and there and had a few times I amde a few thousand but nothing that ever lasted. Most I made was 5K went I started out as a warrior (long long time ago) and had created a email list manager software to compete with Floodgate.

    The old timers here will know that program very well lol. Unfortunately I had to learn how to program and came out with it too late and my marketing basically sucked.

    My program was good and had the competition beat in features but like I said I was too late with it and AOL was suing the pants out of anyone who created such programs.

    I have tried promoting affiliate programs, selling scripts I made, wrote a 21 page ebook and made some utility softwares yet never made much since list program.

    I have taken a few years off here and there but I have never really given up on my dream of making decent money online and I am back at it again or so hope to be.

    Don't give up. Failing means that you are one step closer to suceeding.

    John
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    Ok, so if I wanted to sell cars online, how would I go about it? Almost like a virtual car lot. Is that even possible? I would be so passionate about that.
    I just never thought it was even possible, but after all this positive talk, maybe I could really make it a reality?
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  • Profile picture of the author gamirdkt
    Collette,

    Thank you! You are right, I could write for days on cars!
    But how do I actually sell them? Just set up a site with parts, and sell the parts? I would much rather sell the actual car it's self.

    Wow, you have my brain reeling!
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    • Profile picture of the author Collette
      Google your niche, man. Look at waht all people are selling. It's not just the actual car itself.

      I know that there are people who make some good money buying classic cars or whatever, and re-selling them on e-bay or classic car classified sites.

      But this is not quick, or easy money. And, by your own admission, you don't have the ready cash to do that right now.

      But what about a site that incorporates classifieds for people who want to sell their cars? What about review site for products to restore classic cars? What about a site that contains information on each and every "classic car" - complete with links to affiliate listings for products or sales sites or whatever.

      *Substitute "car stuff of your choice" for "classic cars"

      Disclaimer: I haven't researched ANY of this. These are just ideas that I came up with off the top of my head. And I'm not even a car enthusiast. You're still going to need to do your research, find affiliate programs with supply compaines or dealers, or whatever (hint: CB is probably NOT your best bet!), conttact them, get set up... and so on.

      Yes, there's WORK to be done. But at least, you'll be doing work that you love, are interested in, and are passionate about.

      Instead of trying to do some pale me-too imitation of IM that you really don't give a flying frog fart about.
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  • Profile picture of the author dsmpublishing
    Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

    Well I have been actively working on projects for the last 2 years now, and have nothing to show for it. I'm not sure if my focus just is not there, or if I really will never succeed in internet marketing.

    I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

    How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

    How can my focus be so off??

    How can I make money doing this?

    Can anyone help me get focused?
    Sorry for the mini rant...

    Done now,
    Gam
    I find this a lot with people on here and most of them havent followed certain methods in traffic generation, products etc.

    what have you been doing?

    pm me with what you have done and i will see if i can help you out.

    kind regards


    sam
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  • Profile picture of the author Zack Lim
    Hi Gam,

    Keep on going as you have already have the knowledge.

    Follow the good advice that the experience warriors are giving in this forum and I am sure that you start to see some results.

    Failure Is Not An Option For You

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    • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
      Originally Posted by Scott Ames View Post

      Rant away... that's the start of a solution.

      I like the Tony Robbins advise

      "How long would you give your child to walk before giving up?"

      Answer: You will work at it until the child walks and never give up. The child will walk.
      Napoleon Hill talks about how he convinced his son (who was born without ears) that he would hear one day and was convinced himself that he would.

      Did he finally hear? Yes. Enough to carry on a phone conversation.

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      Well I got into the IM niche, I think that was my biggest mistake, but all the gurus talk about making money selling info products and I thought it is easy and affordable.
      I guess making that decision cost me alot of time and money.
      And the answer is YES, you can sell "info" products. I think your downfall was in trying to sell in the make money online niche - am I completely wrong?

      Originally Posted by Mary Gallivan View Post

      Hi

      Been there - done that ....

      My advice would be to stop spending money, for now anyway.
      I agree Mary - with the exception to a membership into the War Room. There is not only advice in there and proven plans, but many of the tools you can use no matter what niche you wish to follow.

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      Ishan,

      I am really just getting excited at the prospect of all the stuff I need to do, with no real product, or service in mind. I started building niche sites, and then decided to start a free plr membership site. With no luck, and lots of money spent, I am really burnt out. PLR is too competitive.

      I worked on building a list with my plr site, I set up amember to track and manage the membership area, but have very little traffic and really see no profits with this particular niche. Specially with the site being free.

      I would like to try to set up review sites, and write articles, but I am broke, and can not afford to really invest in another project.
      You don't need to spend another dime at this time. Do you have hosting and at least one domain? If not, I can suggest some other things here.

      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      And you paid someone else to do what YOU should have been learning to do - build your own site.

      You can learn from your mistakes or give up - your choice.

      Sitting at a computer for 10 hrs a day is nothing unless you are accomplishing something during that time. "reading", "learning", and "looking for" don't count as time worked. Building a site or blog, adding content, writing articles or creating a product, building backlinks, etc - THAT's work.

      If you choose not to give up, you have to change what you do. Find ONE niche - a topic you have some interest in that REAL people are looking for - and focus only on what you need to know to promote that one niche.

      IM make money niche is the biggest mistake a new marketer can make - you can't complete with those who really do make money in this niche.

      Don't know what niche to start in - look up posts and blogs on "how to choose a niche"

      Then learn how to effectively judge the value of a niche and how to identify the best keyword phrases.

      Don't pay any attention to products and WSO's about "make fast money" or "try this method" unless you want to waste two more years of your life. Focus on doing one thing well and stick with it.



      No - you have to do it for yourself. Lots of good advice in this thread - but totally useless if you don't do something with it.

      kay
      All I can say is..... Yep

      It is very time consuming to learn some of this stuff, but it goes quicker and quicker the more you do it. Fast money tactics are really just a temporary bandaid - not something to build a long term business. There are VERY FEW exceptions to this. For example someone who specializes in adwords to get the sale. Of course, they will typically need to still do other things to maintain an income, such as run campaigns on many sites - and if they are smart they will set up a landing page with optin so they can sell to that traffic over and over. But adwords can be tricky if you don't watch what you are doing, and personally it would scare me to death to rely on this technique as an only source of income.

      Originally Posted by Collette View Post

      You need to start thinking outside the box.

      You love cars... and you can't figure out a way to make money with cars online??? Seriously????

      Dude, I just keyword googled "muscle cars" and pulled up 2,367 searches A DAY.

      "Classic cars" = 3,423 searches. A DAY.

      And that's without even drilling down into the niche keywords.

      That's 5,790 web surfers with a passion. Because, even though I'm not a car gal, I know this: people who are into cars are REALLY into cars. And the niches like, Mustang classic car enthusiasts or whatever, buy doodads for their cars all the time.

      I mean, seriously, if it came to a choice between the baby's diaper money, or getting a new pair of rims, these guys would have to take a moment to think about it.
      I need plr right now on classic cars and some articles and website filler for a local business. Just one idea for you.

      Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

      Ok, so if I wanted to sell cars online, how would I go about it? Almost like a virtual car lot. Is that even possible? I would be so passionate about that.
      I just never thought it was even possible, but after all this positive talk, maybe I could really make it a reality?
      There are so many ways to monetize on cars.

      Did you know you can do a site about cars that links to ebay auctions of car parts and make money off of other peoples sales and purchases?

      Did you know you can get into dropshipping of some things that you can offer to sell in your own auctions?

      Did you know that currently I have a client in the offline world who is counting on me to gather some content and promote his sites - and he is in the auto repair and car biz?

      Did you know you can run adsense on a site about cars?

      Did you know you could start a forum for car collectors? You can add a classified section in the forum for others to list their cars or look for parts and you could charge for the listings?

      Did you know there are ebooks you can promote that are specific to cars?

      Did you know you could write your own ebook about car maintence and sell it?

      Did you know you could create a local directory that displays all the local car dealerships and autobody shops with your reviews on them - and you could sell banner/ad space on your site to these places?


      Need more ideas on how to monetize on your knowledge of cars?

      Pick a niche, decide how you are going to monetize on it, and keep trying methods until one clicks.

      You want to sell in the IM niche? Fine. Learn how to make some money in a non im related field first (this will force you to really learn IM) and then use that knowledge to sell stuff that helped you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lance K
    Originally Posted by gamirdkt View Post

    I tried so many niches, and have learned all the tips and secrets, but I am still stuck.

    How are you all doing it? Some of you make so much money every month, and I am still stuck at zero, sometimes working 10 hour days.

    How can my focus be so off??

    How can I make money doing this?

    Can anyone help me get focused?
    Sorry for the mini rant...
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    • What have you done to send traffic to them?
    • What have you done to optimize conversions?
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    • Profile picture of the author oortcloud
      I am not sure what you are going to do with your current sites or if you have totally given up on them, but if they are making you no money and you have nothing to protect, maybe you should tell us the sites and see if we can help.
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      • Profile picture of the author Vaan
        Keep Your Spirit Up gamirdkt,

        So you know you are not focus on your way that make you more fail..
        So what you are waiting for? you don't want to waste your last 2 years right?

        My advice is to pick one of the best niche you have already in and focus build credibily on that, don't forget to build list on your niche,

        You know The Money is In the relatioship with the list!

        Goodluck,
        Vaan
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