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Fellow Warriors.

Good news.. I have finally quit my full time job to concentrate more on my own business and internet marketing. I will be getting paid for 4 and a half months (3 months notice period plus annual leave). I have 3 months to make atleast $150/day.

Herez a small problem. I have bought a few WSO's but am totally confused on what works and what to implement and where to start... I know you have heard this a lot of times... but in short I am struggling to start. I do some freelancing work developing websites... so i do have another source of income.. internet marketing is just some extra income i need to do a bit more in my business.

Can anyone help me out? Any help is appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mohammad Afaq
    It is a very bad decision you made

    You should not have quit your job before you started making enough money.

    But for now I would say pick any one of WSO methods and follow it to perfection.

    Don't fall victim to information overload and never do more than one thing at one time.
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    • Profile picture of the author revenue27
      Originally Posted by Mohammad Afaq View Post

      It is a very bad decision you made

      You should not have quit your job before you started making enough money.

      But for now I would say pick any one of WSO methods and follow it to perfection.
      I agree with you, you should'nt get to rush, by quitting your real job, are you sure that what you'll do later will bring you more? But in the other hand congratulation for you, this mean that you want to get in depth with the internet marketing and decide to get more focused.
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    • Profile picture of the author adreyfo
      Originally Posted by Mohammad Afaq View Post

      It is a very bad decision you made

      You should not have quit your job before you started making enough money.

      But for now I would say pick any one of WSO methods and follow it to perfection.

      Don't fall victim to information overload and never do more than one thing at one time.
      iam a victim of this information overload. like the OP, i quit my day job too and decided to focus on IM.. the only thing that seperates me from the OP is I am a total beginner.

      hope to learn much here and get more money coming in
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  • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
    the reason i quit my job is that i was working too much for too less money... and i am sure i can earn more on the internet than what i used to earn at work
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    • Profile picture of the author noodle2005
      Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

      and i am sure i can earn more on the internet than what i used to earn at work
      I'm sure you can too, BUT, i agree with the others, you should not have quit your job until you were actually making more then your job.

      In fact, have you actually made anything at all yet?
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      • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
        Originally Posted by noodle2005 View Post

        I'm sure you can too, BUT, i agree with the others, you should not have quit your job until you were actually making more then your job.

        In fact, have you actually made anything at all yet?
        i am making a few $$$ here and there... but need something on a regular basis
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        • Profile picture of the author noodle2005
          Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

          i am making a few $$$ here and there... but need something on a regular basis
          Can you not simply scale up whatever you are doing that is already bringing in those few $$$$ ???
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          • Profile picture of the author JackBenson
            Pick a proven method and stick to it, push yourself as hard as you can and make it work for you. What worked for someone else most likely won't work the exact same for you and you need to adapt and figure it out as you go.

            All the time in the world can be wasted moving from method to method looking for the best thing to do.

            The harder you work the faster you will figure out what doesn't work for you, this is probably important in your case since you have given yourself 3 months.
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          • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
            Originally Posted by noodle2005 View Post

            Can you not simply scale up whatever you are doing that is already bringing in those few $$$$ ???
            i just do some facebook ads.. but i spend more than what i get.. so i dont want to do it anymore
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        • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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          Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

          i am making a few $$$ here and there... but need something on a regular basis
          Of course you do. That's why you should never quit your job until you have a savings account and are already making the money that you need to support yourself and family if you have one.
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          • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
            Originally Posted by sbucciarel View Post

            Of course you do. That's why you should never quit your job until you have a savings account and are already making the money that you need to support yourself and family if you have one.
            i know..

            but i got sick of it and decided to quit.. taking a big leap over here!! and i love taking risks
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            • Profile picture of the author Daniel Scott
              Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

              i know..

              but i got sick of it and decided to quit.. taking a big leap over here!! and i love taking risks
              So you're not only irresponsible.. you're lazy as well.

              Not exactly a good combination for business.

              Before I did this full-time I worked at EB Games.

              You think I was getting paid well? Hell no.

              Think I was working hard? You better believe it.

              If it's just you (no family)... then do what you want. Who cares?

              I think it's a bad move but even if you lose everything, doesn't really matter.

              If you've got a family you should be ashamed of yourself.

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    • Profile picture of the author Keith Everett
      Hi, brave decision - I did quit my full time job a couple of months ago but I still work weekends, I guess you could do the same ?

      Keith
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      • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
        Originally Posted by kweb777 View Post

        Hi, brave decision - I did quit my full time job a couple of months ago but I still work weekends, I guess you could do the same ?

        Keith
        i do some freelancing work developing websites... so i do have another source of income.. internet marketing is just some extra income i need to do a bit more in my business
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Stentiford
    HI my friend

    Brave move!! You got balls. I'm trying to get something started whilst still employed!!

    Anyway, how to get started? Be positive in your ability, realise there isnt any get rich quick schemes and get a presence on the net. A personal blog of your journey is a great place to start. Go back to basics....plan,plan,plan. I have some of my goals on my blog please swipe what you need.

    I also have an hour free video on the subject of planning. Both links at bottom. Contact me through my blog and I'll help if I can!!!

    Good luck!!!

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  • Profile picture of the author Samuel Baker
    Big decision risking to give up job security for this BUT, good on you for taking the leap and hopefully it pays off. In terms of getting starting and moving forword; those WSO's you purchased; Follow them, learn and implement the methods/techniques put forward by the Warriors. Spend time reading alot around this forum and you will have a very solid base platform and knowledge on how to progress.
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  • Profile picture of the author MassiveMarketer
    That's very brave of you to quit your job. Better get start on researching and learning how to make more sicne you'll be able to spend a lot of time to master IM and your business. At least you manage your own time and maximize what you have.
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  • Profile picture of the author Toby.T
    Congrats on the big move and big payout. Now the decision has been made. Try ONE method and stick to it. If it fails at the end of your 100 percent effort then try another method. Don't try to do too many things with little effort, focus on one and find what works best for you!
    Good Luck!!
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  • Profile picture of the author zenji
    welcome to the club of quiters!
    I quit my job on Friday 4th June and am ready for the battle. I personaly don't believe you can succeed at IM if you stay in the "confort zone" of the so called "secure Job".
    I would advise you to keep doing part time jobs just so you are able to pay the bills but otherthan that, concentrate on IM - am sure you can make it!
    Ohh...by the way, am moving to Perth so we could probably meet one day if either one of us travels across the desert!
    I know Melbourne has quite a few Internet Marketeers, try looking on this forum.
    All the best.
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    • Profile picture of the author Shounak Gupte
      Originally Posted by zenji View Post

      welcome to the club of quiters!
      I quit my job on Friday 4th June and am ready for the battle. I personaly don't believe you can succeed at IM if you stay in the "confort zone" of the so called "secure Job".
      I would advise you to keep doing part time jobs just so you are able to pay the bills but otherthan that, concentrate on IM - am sure you can make it!
      Ohh...by the way, am moving to Perth so we could probably meet one day if either one of us travels across the desert!
      I know Melbourne has quite a few Internet Marketeers, try looking on this forum.
      All the best.
      zenji
      great to hear that zenji... and i am planning to travel a bit around aussieland... will keep you posted
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  • Profile picture of the author ButterflyGarden
    You are doing things in an usual, most work nights to establish a steady income before leaving the stability of a job. Either way have a plan in place, maybe contract work to generate steady reliable income while you work at generating revenue through other channels.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe Giannetti
    I agree...very bad move......IM takes time..to build a fulltime income.




    Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

    Fellow Warriors.

    Good news.. I have finally quit my full time job to concentrate more on my own business and internet marketing. I will be getting paid for 4 and a half months (3 months notice period plus annual leave). I have 3 months to make atleast $150/day.

    Herez a small problem. I have bought a few WSO's but am totally confused on what works and what to implement and where to start... I know you have heard this a lot of times... but in short I am struggling to start. I do some freelancing work developing websites... so i do have another source of income.. internet marketing is just some extra income i need to do a bit more in my business.

    Can anyone help me out? Any help is appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ernie Lo
    Shounak youve made a very silly decision I'm sorry to say.

    You just quit your job and you have no idea on how you are going to make money online?

    Doesnt that sound crazy to you?

    If you were 16 years old id say yeah go for it take a chance but you look a little older.

    Sure working a job sucks and its very easy to get sucked in by the gurus with their huge figure claims and "its so easy to make money online sitting on the toilet" but its all BS to get people to buy.

    Its hard work and takes a long time for most people. If you think your going to make a good income in 4.5 months with the little skills you have, then think again.

    And there is nothing harder in life as a marketer than nhaving all the pressure of having no job whilst trying to make an income online.

    Can you handle it?

    If I were you I'd try and get that job back and then make a real solid IM plan.

    Hell worst case scenario you could work for 1 month, save $1000, choose a niche and pay someone to write you a few hundred articles, at least that way you'd be practically guaranteed some sort of income.

    Anyway its your life so do as you want, good luck either way.
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    • Profile picture of the author Adam James
      First things first if your going to make it as a internet marketer you need a solid business plan, all the gurus plan there business know what your going to do each and every day to move ahead good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author cashcow
    Well, I hope you don't end up like me with a huge amount of debt because you had to charge groceries on your credit card in order for your family to eat (I didn't quite my job, I got laid off).

    Anyway, you need to make a plan and stick with it - don't jump to the next method without giving the one you choose a proper chance of several months. I think almost any method can work if you apply it properly but most people quit before their efforts can bear fruit.

    The problem with quitting your job before you have the income to replace it is that you will soon find that you are in a panic because your money is running out and that may cause you to make rash decisions.

    You might be smart to think about spending a good amount of time cultivating your freelancing business so that you have steady money coming in until your more passive IM ventures kick in a steady income.

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  • Profile picture of the author Charles Harper
    You will have to treat this as a job.

    Get organinzed and decide on what you are going to do.

    You have to pick something and decide to be successful at it.

    You will have to get determined.

    It does not matter whether it was a good decision or bad decision. It is made.

    Do some services for other marketers in order to get some money coming in and you might decide to make it your business.

    Go to your public library and get at least one book teaching you how to sell, there are lots of book recommendation threads.

    Sell your TV, seriously, you no longer have time and there is nothing worth your time on there.

    Spend time around optimists (oh..shoot you may have to spend less time here).

    Join the War Room if you don't know what to do yet. Find an experience warrior, or just keep trying methods (make sure you follow them through) until they work. Stop buying WSOs. Period.

    Don't tell people in these threads that you quit your job. They will spend the first gazillion posts for criticizing you. Forget that. The decision is made. Now, make the best of it. The same people will applaud you once you get to your goal.

    Set goals and don't go to bed unless you have accomplished them which goes back to being organized. And when I say that you need to treat this as a job; take a look at your work area, and work space. Does it make you want to work? Is it close to your TV? Is it in the same room as your sweetie or your kids? Make it into a work space for you.

    Finally, you have lost the luxury of having days off. So until you make it; no parties, no friends over, no beer sessions with your buddies. No Wine, women and song...well you CAN play some music at your PC. You have forfeited the right to leisure. Because you have to learn and earn IM at the same time.

    I think you should maybe make sure that you get to church on Sunday. Then set your behind back down at your computer. Also read the Scriptures every day; God can help you to see that the impossible is possible. Spend time in prayer also, and stop talking to naysayers. You will get ten times farther talking to God than to naysayers.

    I say if you want to maintain your life the way it was. Forget it. There are no luxuries to be had until you make it.

    CT

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    • Profile picture of the author ajbarnes777
      One of the biggest characteristics of an entrepreneur is taking risks. With that said, kudos to you for taking such a big risk in the beginning phases of your self-employment!

      Now I do agree that quitting before you've gotten at least to the point of replacing your current income is very risky... especially if you have a family to care for.

      However, contrary to what most have said, I like to look at things with the "at least" approach. So, "at least" you have given a 3 months notice with your job and didn't just quit cold turkey or given a 1 or 2 week notice. Therefore, you are giving yourself plenty of time to figure out if this is going to work out for you or not. Now I'm not saying that you'll have this whole thing figured out and you'll be making a fortune in 3 months, but you should have somewhat of a general perception into what direction you're heading.

      Good luck and stay motivated and focused!
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  • Profile picture of the author Joel Gray
    Congratulations on your decision and good luck with your efforts.

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  • Profile picture of the author raycowie
    I would find one 'system', learn it properly and then implement it. There's no point flitting from one moneymaking method to another, because you'll get nowhere fast.
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  • Profile picture of the author richgrad
    Well I left my job after getting my bonus and I never looked back... the first 7 months was tough because I didn't make nothing... but I just kept on going. That's what you need to do... when the obstacles come, you need to face them head on and never give up... Also... implement what you read... no point buying a bunch of WSO's you never read (because of info overload)

    Just take one, implement, get the results and either scale up if it works or change your strategy if it doesn't and try again
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  • Profile picture of the author Charles Harper
    Oh, and put SOMETHING in your signature file and sell it. I see you have something, but get a website...a link or something. You are now officially an internet marketer. Full time.

    Sell us something we want.

    CT

    Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

    Fellow Warriors.

    Good news.. I have finally quit my full time job to concentrate more on my own business and internet marketing. I will be getting paid for 4 and a half months (3 months notice period plus annual leave). I have 3 months to make atleast $150/day.

    Herez a small problem. I have bought a few WSO's but am totally confused on what works and what to implement and where to start... I know you have heard this a lot of times... but in short I am struggling to start. I do some freelancing work developing websites... so i do have another source of income.. internet marketing is just some extra income i need to do a bit more in my business.

    Can anyone help me out? Any help is appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author omonoiavas
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  • Profile picture of the author adesbarats
    Folks,

    He's not on here asking whether it was a good idea to quit his job. You don't know his circumstances.

    Shounak, my suggestion to you would be to sit down and make a list of your strengths and your weaknesses. You have a strength in web site development so that's great. Maybe you could develop a WSO around that strength and start earning some residual income quickly.

    For now, I would not recommend going in a completely foreign area. Stick with IM niches where you can exploit your existing strengths so you can start generating some income fairly quickly. After that you can start branching out into new areas.

    Once you have chosen a direction you wish to move in - STICK WITH IT! Don't allow yourself to be lured off by the next shiny new WSO offering you the world. Stick to your guns and stay the course!

    I wish you all the best!
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  • Profile picture of the author Abdi Adan
    He there

    I have been dreaming of quiting my job for a while.

    But I will never quit untill I am making (not just a good income but) a great income online.

    Remember, an online business is just like an offline business.

    It can start going down as fast as it came up.

    Kindest
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    • Profile picture of the author Rockmanfl
      I have to agree, I think it's great you want to focus so sharply on this - but I wouldn't have quit my job just yet. I would say you want to build up your online income for at least a good 6 months, you want to know that you can keep doing what you're doing and still bring in the cash, best of luck to you though. Try not to get into too many things at once, like many have said - find one method and keep pushing at it until you make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author rajajang
    good decision if you stick by your future project
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  • Profile picture of the author MaryT
    here is my advice, your mission should you accpet it, is to create as much products and offer as you can for the next 30 days

    with your experience, creating your first product can be done within days

    if you don't know where to start and which product to select, get "your secret wealth" from Jay Abraham(you can find some deals on ebay)

    this is the only way out, having your own product selling, and after you have your first out, you will have a better picture on your next move

    i wish you all the best in your path to success, you have made the right decision
    i really feel that burning the bridges behind you is the way to go

    my 2 cents
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  • Profile picture of the author stefanjames
    Big Balls dude lol. Since this is already done I would start by sticking to ONE thing. Whether it be affiliate marketing, cpa marketing, or creating your own product. Stick to one thing until you are making your goal of income and move onto the next.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kappadona
      I can understand to a degree why people think you might of made a mistake but if you are willing to work hard (up to 12-14 hours a day) to reach your goals then it can be done.

      As others have said you may have been better off sticking with a part-time job but having said that the greatest achievers in this world always take risks that make others call them crazy (just read a few autobiographies of billionaires and you'll see what I mean)

      It personally took me 3 months online to earn more than any job would pay me but it could take you longer or shorter depending on your work ethic.

      In short have a plan and work at it like a mad man. 10 hour minimum to begin with... you need to work harder at this than you job (just my 2 cents)
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  • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
    Who cares what everyone else is saying that it is a bad decision the choice is yours it is your life and you only live once so why not be happy?

    They call us Entrepreneurs for a reason when we see a great business opportunity online, or off we reach out and seize the opportunity.

    Think rich to get rich and I think it took a lot of courage to kick your 9 to 5 to the curb. People that cannot do that are the ones who are stuck in a boring existence, and more than likely a dead end job.

    Live life, do what you love, and if you get Rich it is a bonus. If you die broke at least you did something that made you happy. The U.S is built around small business owners and Entrepreneurs. If they all listened to what everyone else told them I guarantee there would be a lot less well off, happy, business people out there.

    Take a chance, live your life, be happy, and congratulations on your courage it is already a good move if it makes you happier!
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    • Profile picture of the author Ernie Lo
      Hmm:rolleyes:

      Someone needs to do some growing up no offense.

      What if the OP fails?

      What if he cant find another job?

      What if he keeps trying for the next 2 years and wastes all his money and is left broke

      What if he takes a loan and is in debt out of desperation then cant pay it back

      What about a house?

      What about GF? Is a girl going to want to date a broke guy trying to make "internet money"

      How can he afford kids?

      See where this is going?

      Yes it may be dramatic but can easily happen if people are not careful and chase a pipe dream without their head screwed on properly.

      Id rather be safe then sorry. No reason people cant work AND DO IM on the side until they generate enough income.

      On top of that, the OP has admitted he has NO CLUE how to make money online and is asking us for help..maybe he should asked us BEFORE he quit his job.

      I may come across as an ass but im only trying to help. Ive been there and done exactly what the OP has done....and it didnt turn out pretty.

      Anyway whats done is done I guess treat it like a job and work hard and good luck

      Originally Posted by entrepreneurjay View Post


      Live life, do what you love, and if you get Rich it is a bonus. If you die broke at least you did something that made you happy.

      Take a chance, live your life, be happy, and congratulations on your courage it is already a good move if it makes you happier!
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      • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
        Originally Posted by Ernie Lonardo View Post

        Hmm:rolleyes:

        Someone needs to do some growing up no offense.

        What if the OP fails?

        What if he cant find another job?

        What if he keeps trying for the next 2 years and wastes all his money and is left broke

        What if he takes a loan and is in debt out of desperation then cant pay it back

        What about a house?

        What about GF? Is a girl going to want to date a broke guy trying to make "internet money"

        How can he afford kids?

        See where this is going?

        Yes it may be dramatic but can easily happen if people are not careful and chase a pipe dream without their head screwed on properly.

        Id rather be safe then sorry. No reason people cant work AND DO IM on the side until they generate enough income.

        On top of that, the OP has admitted he has NO CLUE how to make money online and is asking us for help..maybe he should asked us BEFORE he quit his job.

        I may come across as an ass but im only trying to help. Ive been there and done exactly what the OP has done....and it didnt turn out pretty.

        Anyway whats done is done I guess treat it like a job and work hard and good luck

        Lol always a smart comment by someone. You do not know his financial situation, maybe he was working at Mcdonalds he said he did not make a lot of money. We are not talking about a fortune 500 CEO here. No offense op. Just stating a few facts. Just using that as an example.

        He says he already has another source of income aside from his old 9 to 5 and wanted to learn affiliate marketing, or how to make some extra money online.

        Maybe his family is wealthy, maybe they are not. Maybe it was not the wisest choice, but it is not yours to make.
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        • Profile picture of the author Ernie Lo
          LOL there's a lot of "maybes" yes your right nobody knows his situaton.

          I just found it really surprising he quit his job and had no clue how to make money online..it felt like he read a sales letter and then thought he was going to make $1000 in his first 3 months ...well that was the impression I got anyway....

          Anyway yeah its his decision and his life and I already wished him luck..because luck is exactly what he will need I hope he proves me wrong....I wish him nothing but success.



          Originally Posted by entrepreneurjay View Post


          Maybe his family is wealthy, maybe they are not. Maybe it was not the wisest choice, but it is not yours to make.
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        • Profile picture of the author Daniel Scott
          Originally Posted by entrepreneurjay View Post

          Lol always a smart comment by someone. You do not know his financial situation, maybe he was working at Mcdonalds he said he did not make a lot of money. We are not talking about a fortune 500 CEO here. No offense op. Just stating a few facts. Just using that as an example.

          He says he already has another source of income aside from his old 9 to 5 and wanted to learn affiliate marketing, or how to make some extra money online.

          Maybe his family is wealthy, maybe they are not. Maybe it was not the wisest choice, but it is not yours to make.
          Here in Aus you can easily make a living working at McDonald's.

          Not a luxurious one, granted; but enough to pay the bills.

          Average pay rates for adults in the crappiest possible jobs is between $15 and $20/hr AUD.

          Plus, there were a LOT of red flags in things the OP has posted.

          He hasn't researched how he's going to do this and doesn't have a plan - that shows he isn't really serious about this.

          He also mentioned he's "not making enough money for his time". That's great... until you realize most IMers (at least in the beginning) make less per hour than at a job.

          And he mentioned the "extra source of income" was actually losing him money - ie. more expenses than revenue.

          When you've been around the block a few times, it's pretty easy to separate the serious from the not-serious.

          If this guy WAS serious he'd be asking how to improve his sites, not a general "what do I do" Q.

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  • Profile picture of the author numba8
    internet marketing isn't something you just do on the side. if it is, then you are not a successful internet marketer.
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  • Profile picture of the author scrofford
    Maybe you should have a plan and be implementing that plan FIRST and then quit your job. Shouldn't you make sure your business is making money first and then quit? Another person putting the cart before the horse.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank_The_Tank
    I would never quit my job no matter how much I am making money online.
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    • Profile picture of the author numba8
      Originally Posted by Frank_The_Tank View Post

      I would never quit my job no matter how much I am making money online.
      never say never. working for myself is better than any job i have ever had. and the more time you dedicate to IM, the better you do. a job gets in the way of that.
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  • Profile picture of the author DPM70
    LOL - skipped all the posts. You started off well, then finished badly. I thought this might be a success story - but it's just another plea for help. I would be in the same boat but don't have the luxury of quitting my day job. I do wish you the best of luck, though. And I'd be interested to hear how you do from now on. If nothing else, you have "cahunas" and I hope you can pull it off. (not literally, fnaaa)
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  • Profile picture of the author statelizard
    Whether it was a good decision or not doesn't matter at this point. It was the decision you made and now you've got to do something about it. Like everyone else here has said pick a method and stick with it until you master it.

    Most importantly get a plan and GET TO WORK! Spend the money you still have coming in wisely and get your internet business rolling. None of this sitting around surfing the web all day. This is your new job, and unless you treat it like you would any other job, i.e. doing it every day and for more than an hour or two, you aren't going to get anywhere.

    You took a leap of faith, and there's something to be said for that. Now make sure you find you don't forget to pull the cord on your chute. Faith will only get you so far, master the basics and start getting that cash rolling in.

    Good luck,
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOFocused
    Originally Posted by Shounak Gupte View Post

    I have 3 months to make atleast $150/day.

    Herez a small problem. I have bought a few WSO's but am totally confused on what works and what to implement and where to start
    while i have to congratulate you on your brave move, i'm a little worried at the same time considering your current knowledge on living online. i myself quit my corporate job 3.5 years back and never looked back but i've been doing this for 12 years and was already making a full time earning just doing it on the side. reason i left my job was because i knew if i had all the time to focus on my business, i would make lot more than a day job.

    while its not impossible to learn and earn online, i'm afraid 3 months might not be enough to get you to a full time living considering that you are just starting up. it takes months just to figure out things on your own.

    you need few sites and few different projects, then you will need to test different methods on different sites to see what works and what not. thats how i learned myself. dont believe everything you read online and lot of info you will find are outdated and misleading.

    one good thing about quiting your job is that you will be on your toes and will have no choice but to make it work. no slacking around give that a try and worst case senario, you will need to find another job or get back to your old job if you are leaving in good terms.

    dont let anyone discourage you, give that a shot and with enough focus and dedication, you might be able to make it work over time.

    Good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author rts2271
    Bah don't listen to the naysayers man. By quitting you are forcing yourself to go big or go broke. You can always return to workworld, but NOW is the time to get your business running. Your going to make money and you will be fine. Because you have too now. People who sit on the fence NEVER EVER make real money.

    Take no handouts, take no assistance, take no entitlements, take no prisoners.

    *EDIT: Forgot the main question lol
    1.) Build a list
    2.) Decide your niche and get your squeezepage up.
    3.) Brainstorm one night and write 100 ways to make money in that niche. Pay specific attention to your last 20 ideas cause this is where your subconscious kicks in.
    4.) Implement multiple revenue streams and ask yourself the question a guru that I know asks himself every day. "What have I actively done to make money today?"
    5.) Rinse and Repeat
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    • Profile picture of the author Votoshka
      Wow! So much negativity Personally, I think there's nothing like putting yourself up against a wall in order to succeed.

      Now, the reality is he has 4.5 months. It's not as if he's quit and has absolutely NO TIME to succeed.

      Find something that resonates with you and stick with that. If you have a bunch of WSOs look through them and find one that really appeals. Some people go into IM and make their own products. Others do affiliate marketing. There are plenty of options.

      However, as others have said, create a plan and STICK to it.

      I quit my job 18 months ago to move to some small town in the middle of the country with my husband and kids so he could help take over his parents' business. I HATED it. I got paid NOTHING for the first six months (which was most definitely NOT part of the deal). After a year, I moved back home with the kids and NO job. So, yeah, for the past few months I've been struggling a bit. I have done some freelance writing (which was my goal when I left the country), but then got into IM (I knew something about it as I'd had a shot at doing some IM stuff a few years ago).

      So, yeah, I do know why someone would quit their job. And he's in a much better position than I was because he has 4.5 months. I didn't!

      Still, I'm working my rear end off now to make this thing work, whereas if I'd stayed in a job or stayed in the country, I doubt I'd have had the impetus (or time) to work as hard as I have.

      Remember, the worst that can happen is the OP has to go and get another job. The best case is that he succeeds in IM and replaces his old salary and is a zillion times happier and more satisfied than he ever was working for someone else.
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  • Profile picture of the author mlw32785
    Okay I see where you are going with this. I wish you much luck on your endeavor. It can definitely be done. You just have to have the focus that's all.
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  • Profile picture of the author efnwayne
    Well to start out let me wish you the best of luck.

    Almost all of the positive posts here say to pick an action plan and stick with it and focus your actions and I agree with that 100%.

    If you have skills in web design maybe you could create a package of landing and sales page templates and sell them with plr to IMers. If they were done well and you could get some testimonials you might even sell them here if you were a memberof the war room.

    Just a suggestion.

    Wayne
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  • Profile picture of the author JustinDupre
    You are a brave man! There are many things you can do to make money online. Try other suggestion and find what you enjoy doing in affiliate marketing. I wish you the best of luck!!
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  • Profile picture of the author digiwebtools
    I was in same situation few years ago. I quit my job before having established online marketing. It were hard 6 months to get first bucks.
    My suggestion is even switching to making money online, still concentrate on the field you've working on and you have the best knowledge.
    Best wishes to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author turntwo21
    hey man....just work hard, and everything will take care of itself.

    that might sound a little simplistic, but it's the truth...work until you cant keep your eyes open, and you'll be just fine financially.
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  • Profile picture of the author BonganiS
    Great move! Congratulations for making such a bold decision. It is great since you have different sources of income. Concentration is what is needed for one to be successful and that is what you have decided to do.

    In order to get started on what you want, first focus on the inside to be sure of what you want and passionate about. If you start on the outside, you will have a problem because you will want to do many things and they will end up confusing you.

    Good luck.
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