What Is The Biggest Mistake You Make As A Newbie??

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I thought this would be a great thread to help those newbies out there and those struggling to make some coin online.

I must say we have all made mistakes, but dang! I made some real hum-dingers when i first started online.

But the biggest mistake I made when starting is not creating an email list. When I did this, my whole business changed, I was making more money consistantly and a whole world of opportunity opened up soon after.

I use to come in here and hear people talking about having an email list, but I just kept putting it off. What a moron I was LOL.

What is your major screw up as a newbie???
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  • Profile picture of the author EvcRo
    None

    Because i followed 2 simple guidelines

    Never buy info, only software
    Never invest to much time in a method before checking if it works, on a small scale.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dash Evra
    I wasted time on MLM. After many hours of work everyday for 12 months, I made less than $200. If I had spend those time learning real IM, I would have been a full time marketer by now. Not trying to bash anyone who is into MLM and all, just saying this business model is not for me.

    My second biggest mistake was believe in quick cash systems. So I got into PTC, HYIP, autosurf and invested my money in them. I got scammed by all three......TWICE >_<
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    • Profile picture of the author stellarbizop
      Originally Posted by Dash Evra View Post

      I wasted time on MLM. After many hours of work everyday for 12 months, I made less than $200. If I had spend those time learning real IM, I would have been a full time marketer by now. Not trying to bash anyone who is into MLM and all, just saying this business model is not for me.

      My second biggest mistake was believe in quick cash systems. So I got into PTC, HYIP, autosurf and invested my money in them. I got scammed by all three......TWICE >_<

      I second the motion but that was 5 years ago for me. Now MLM is not a good business model in this day and age. The only people making a wad of cash are the owners with a snake oil product.
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  • Profile picture of the author Komrad87
    I brought to many domains then didnt use half of them and then before i know it, it is time to renew them.
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by Komrad87 View Post

      I brought to many domains then didnt use half of them and then before i know it, it is time to renew them.
      I am guilty of this one. naughty :p
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    • Profile picture of the author AccountCache
      Originally Posted by Komrad87 View Post

      I brought to many domains then didnt use half of them and then before i know it, it is time to renew them.
      We can relate to that. But we're now working on all of them getting them up, running and making income.
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    • Profile picture of the author CTonline09
      Originally Posted by Komrad87 View Post

      I brought to many domains then didnt use half of them and then before i know it, it is time to renew them.
      Ha ha same for me i have bought well over 50 domian names over 4 years and the first 10 or 15 were bought before i even new what SEO was, so you can imagine the crappy sounding names i bought myself, thinking at the time that they were great names.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishalduggal
    It is hard to tell one mistake because I made many. Procrastination, Not sticking into one plan and always trying to make quick money instead of building long term business. This was when I started this business.
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  • Profile picture of the author mogema
    I spent way to much money on courses and the next big launch, I joined the warrior forum in 2006 and didn't come back for almost a year! If i had just taken the advice from these forums and stopped looking for fast cash i would have saved myself alot of money.

    So my biggest mistake...running after one opportunity after the next and not building a real business.
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    • Profile picture of the author denisjor
      Originally Posted by mogema View Post

      I spent way to much money on courses and the next big launch, I joined the warrior forum in 2006 and didn't come back for almost a year! If i had just taken the advice from these forums and stopped looking for fast cash i would have saved myself alot of money.

      So my biggest mistake...running after one opportunity after the next and not building a real business.
      I'm with you my friend....wasted too much time chasing the rainbow. My advice, stick with something that works, don't get caught up in the sales hype.

      I know, yeah, but what works?:rolleyes:

      Watch this forum and ask questions, and I mean a lot of questions.

      It's all good!

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  • Profile picture of the author TimRuswick
    Biggest mistake hands down is lack of determination. Thats all it takes. With determination, money and knowledge pour into your life at light speed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jun Balona
    My biggest mistake?

    Not being a member of the Warrior Forum sooner.

    I have spent at least $300 on products about internet marketing before joining. Had I known about the War Room membership I would have saved a whole lot.

    And the rest of the stuff I bought? All got deleted with no hope of recovering them (my laptop crashed that I had no other choice but to reformat the damn thing).
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    • Profile picture of the author theseowork
      First i do not read the forum rules but this time i always read the rules then start..
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      • Profile picture of the author thomaspaylor
        Biggest mistakes include:

        Chasing after impossible keywords and not conducting keyword research properly and jumping from one project to another without finishing the first.
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      • Profile picture of the author tdj
        Probably jumping around from one thing to the next. Find a method of making money that suits you. Focus and stick with it. Forget the gurus for now. Plenty here on the warrior forum. Get over the fact that this is not overnight riches as soon as you can.

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  • Gosh, there are many when you're starting out.

    1. Becoming overwhelmed which leads to problem 2...
    2. Procrastinating because you're overwhelmed.
    3. Buying more things than you need when you don't have to.
    4. Being so concerned about being perfect before jumping in and doing anything that you don't jump in at all.
    5. Trying to implement too many things all at once.
    6. Trying to follow too many strategies all at once.

    That's it for now lol.

    Good thread.

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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    I just remembered too, back in the day I purchase 3 totally different ebooks right after each other....all on different subjects.....one of them was even $97 (ouch) then did nothing, went down the beach and screwed around for the rest of that day! LOL what a moron I am...

    Anyone else do something stupid like this *slaps forehead*
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  • Profile picture of the author PabloVTB
    My Bigges *First* Mistake when I was just starting out was to use free hosting and get a free domain (.co.cc). I turned out making a lot of money with that one, and there's nothing worse than having footprinted that domain name. I should have gotten a .com domain at least, would be still making residual income today
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  • Profile picture of the author 365Daysof
    Trying to do it all myself.

    I built a $200-$250k/year business on my hard work, and never learned to outsource and manage properly. When I was stolen from, got divorced and dealt with breast cancer all in the same year, I had no support system. I burnt out.

    Now, I am building a business with many safeties and people who do work that are NOT me.

    *smiles*
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonny Mulroy
    Buying course after course thinking it is going to be the magic bullet for your online success! It doesnt work, only work on one thing at a time...I built up a six figure business in year one by learning to outsource and automate some of the tasks of IM
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  • Profile picture of the author tropics
    keep buying stuff!!
    I had the tendency to try to figure out all of the tasks and strategy in IM then I came across Rich Schephren mind map of the whole industry and Man a light bulb went on, from them on I concentrate and focus on 1 strategy at a time and fully master it, test it for 3 months and rip the rewards.
    It has not failed till now... I hope it helps
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  • Profile picture of the author GopalG
    So many of us have fallen to the same syndrome : - The next shiny thing!
    Only after I realized that my strength of Creating Videos is what I should concentrate, things started to click. I don't follow any methods, don't do affiliate marketing or SEO.

    The one thing I am concentrating is getting more clients for my Videos and it is working like a charm!
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Tunnah
    I'd say like most people new to online marketing I jumped around too much, bought too many products and the biggest mistake was waiting too long to build a list.

    Rich
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  • Profile picture of the author Sarah Russell
    Spending *wayyyyyyyy* too much money when I shouldn't have.

    Funny you bring this up - I just wrote a post on this topic (see the link in my sig )
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  • Profile picture of the author monsterrager
    Buying WSO's after they received glowing testimonials from long time high post count warriors just to find out they were nothing more than recycled crap i could find elsewhere for free. TOTAL waste of time and money.
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    • Profile picture of the author CTonline09
      Originally Posted by monsterrager View Post

      Buying WSO's after they received glowing testimonials from long time high post count warriors just to find out they were nothing more than recycled crap i could find elsewhere for free. TOTAL waste of time and money.

      I have to agree with you there. Alot of warrior special offers are made up of Private label rights content, they have simply replaced the signature with there name and slapped on a killer sales page.

      This doesnt go for all warriors but a good handfull at least.
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  • Profile picture of the author sam12six
    I'd say the biggest mistake I made in the beginning was wasting months looking for the perfect, fool-proof, guaranteed method for success.

    The newbies who make money are the ones who just grab a method and run with it. There is no bigger mistake than doing nothing.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jim Guererro
      One of the many mistakes that I made in the beginning, which I still make mistakes but not as big and not as many, is not looking for references.

      And of course one of the best references to validate or even contemplating a purchase is right here at the Warrior Forum.

      Either people already have an opinion or there are reviews made and that has helped me a ton in figuring out on whether or not to pursue a new technique/software.

      People here are savvy marketers and have a sense for software, and knowing what ebooks deliver and which ones do not.
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  • Profile picture of the author Beatrice
    My biggest mistake was to listen to the wrong advice given by a ruthless Internet Marketer and wasting time selling the wrong product. But as a newbie it is impossible at first to know who is genuine and who is not. That taught me an expensive lesson !
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    • Profile picture of the author GatoFelix
      My biggest mistake at the beginning was to think I could achieve big goals before actually reaching small goals first. Like the wise business men always say "you have to learn how to do the small things before doing the big things".
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  • Profile picture of the author jonyy
    Jump from system to system.
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  • Profile picture of the author AsianIM
    My first mistake was I'm not take action at all.. Just read, smile, read and smile again.. And try to analyzed anything such a "genius" person, and you know what? I did nothing..

    What an old days...
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  • Profile picture of the author Mehak
    I have to admit I made many mistakes when I started online. But I think the biggest mistake was to spend money in buying leads. I just don't believe in that marketing concept because the leads will be overly priced and they won't know who you are. most of the time it will only waste your time trying to contact them and probably not get anywhere because of the quality. Even the so-called 'good' leads can never be guaranteed because end of the day they are people who are probably pitched different businesses or products. They may have already heard from your competitors.

    So I always say generate your own leads. Build a connection and network with them. A much smarter way of running your business
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Hlatky
    Only really two I can think of:

    1. Buying too much without trying out the information you just bought.

    2. Giving up
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe J
    What a great topic!

    I am still very new and haven't quite decided what path I want to go down yet.

    I know (and all my 'know' comes from massive amounts of reading, mostly here), that I will have to choose a single business plan and focus entirely on that plan.

    From there is where I would expect to have a much better idea of my strengths and weaknesses and my likes and dislikes.

    I would then be able to develop a new business plan and then just run with it expecting nothing but success.

    I'm hoping that time comes soon.

    Good Luck to all.

    Joe


    Forgot to add my Biggest Mistake: I didn't quite take in and focus on all of the things I was reading at first and so I wasted alot of time having to find and go over the same things again.
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    The biggest mistake a newbie can make is to believe that making money online is very simple. If you don’t sell the right products to the right audience, you’ll never make a cent, but only spend and spend, trying to find a magical way to make your impossible dream become true.

    Only because the internet gives you so many alternatives, this doesn’t mean that you’ll make money by selling whatever you may desire, and however you may feel like. You have to learn how to proceed. Be very patient if you are a newbie, and care about studying internet marketing. You can have many free lessons at the Warrior forum, and at many other very interesting forums. Don’t spend money to learn how to make money. Spend your money only when you’ll use it as in investment to make more money.

    There are many interesting free sources, like Squidoo lenses, that can teach you the basics, and you can also make some money with them, while learning internet marketing. If you are a good writer, create also Hub pages, and make more money this way, without spending a cent. Never act before creating a smart business plan if you want to guarantee your success.

    However, be aware that you always have to test and keep testing your results. What works for many other people may not work for your business. You have to discover how to build your business after learning many different marketing strategies and knowing very well what to do. Everything takes time, money, and effort. So, be prepared to face a battle online.
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    • Profile picture of the author Shakakka
      Great thread!

      My biggest mistake was churning out a website, and then wanting to make the next website before adequately promoting/building links to the first site. I'd always get new ideas and new domains and want to start on another project before fully fleshing-out the one I just launched.

      Remember: anyone can build (or have built) a website. But only a VERY select few know how to optimize, promote, and drive traffic. That's the hard part.

      Other mistakes to avoid as a rookie:

      1. Don't expect instant results. Traffic takes time. Sites you launch right now aren't going to show significant results (or profit) for months. Keep that in mind.

      2. Don't give up. Getting discouraged over the fact you're "not making any money" is the #1 reason people can't hack it as an affiliate marketer. And that's good news for the rest of us who are willing to stick it out, put in the extra effort, and reap the long-term benefits.

      3. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Because someone could smack that basket right out of your hand at any time. Just ask Ezine.
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  • Profile picture of the author razorhound
    Major mistake hmm...bought a lot of $300 per day WSO. e.g.

    "this is not about twitter"
    "this is not about list building"
    "this is not about blah blah blah"
    "you will know it after you bought it"

    Wasted a lot of time on those junk. Now I just stick with what I'm doing and keep doing!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nail Yener
    My biggest mistake was not spending my effort and resources on projects
    that will bring in money long term when I first started. But we all learn
    from our mistakes, right?

    Don't be afraid of failing or making mistakes; the more you fail, the more
    you will succeed at the end. At least, this is what I believe.
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    • Profile picture of the author Cliff_OBA
      Great thread. Lots of good stuff in here.

      I'll just a list a few mistakes so I don't take up too much room...

      1. I tried not to make any mistakes. Ended up over-thinking, spending way too much time trying to create the perfect, complete system with multiple products, all optimized for every stage of the sales funnel etc. etc. Think about what you're doing, but don't try to do everything just right the first time.

      2. Not being yourself. This is an easy trap when you are trying to do niche marketing. If you want to be truly successful, you need a niche that you can get involved in. If you hate dogs, then don't go for dog training. There is probably a niche somewhere for dog haters . If you try to sound like someone you are not, and talk about things you have no interest in, then not only will you fail to capture any audience, let alone sales, but you are going to be miserable. Remember that awesome sales page that made you buy your first course? Its all about freedom, not building a new cage for yourself.

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      • Profile picture of the author Cliff_OBA
        Sorry, forgot to add this one - I think its important, and something to watch out for.

        3. Not tracking my expenses and having a budget!
        When you're buying $10 WSO here, and $35 software there, it can very quickly add up at the beginning. Sure, its an investment into your new business, but this is a BUSINESS! Budget for information products, software,etc. Otherwise you are just going to rack up a nice big credit card bill before you make a dime.
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  • Profile picture of the author dgridley
    After all these years, I still consider myself a "newbie" as you never stop learning.. my biggest mistake has always been biting off more than I can chew and spreading myself too thin.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mrmuscle90
    Buying endless new shiny products that didnt work! Only after you realize that these products dont work will you succeed in your online career
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    • Profile picture of the author dgridley
      Some products actually do work.. but it's being able to separate the wheat from the chaff that matters.

      Originally Posted by Mrmuscle90 View Post

      Buying endless new shiny products that didnt work! Only after you realize that these products dont work will you succeed in your online career
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  • Profile picture of the author Palusko
    I am not sure if 'mistake' is the word that describes my first blunder. It was more of a train-wreck.
    My first online attempt was in e-commerce. I set up a dropshipping e-commerce website, and went ahead to do PPC on Google, Yahoo and 7Search. Used the free coupons and then started to bid with my own cash. Needless to say, the ROI was was way in the negative numbers...
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    Simple: Not taking action and just over- analyzing the information. Do this and there is a 90% chance you will make no money.
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    • Profile picture of the author hikemojo
      My biggest mistakes were rushing my projects and expecting a quick return. As you become a little bit more experienced along with it you become more patient.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chevy5
    My biggest mistake was thinking "if you build it, they will come". Boy, was I naive. I had no idea the amount of work involved in getting traffic to a website.
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  • Profile picture of the author kayo1234
    Great thread! I can relate to most things you guys write here as I'm a newbi. I try hard to find the balance between jumping all over the place doing everything (trying to find my place in IM), to really direct all my efforts in couple of directions and to check them thoroughly.
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    • Profile picture of the author carter3
      I used strategies that couldn't work, but could work for others as well. The primary aspect of any online business is to know how it actually work and study the frame work and have the necessary tools and strategies to achieve success.
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    • Profile picture of the author Damani Tabor
      For me that would be the failure to pick ONE METHOD, and refine it into a system.

      The rule must be INTENSITY over EXTENSITY.

      Pursuing 20 different strategies at once = Fail.
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  • Profile picture of the author spearce000
    1. Buying every offer under the sun just because someone sent me an e-mail saying such-and-such was the next big market niche to get into
    2. Spending money on marketing without thinking it through properly and losing a ton of money
    3. (Similar to 2) Using Google AdWords without knowing all the tricks and just doing what they recommend on their website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Patrick_Kelly
    My biggest mistake? As others have shared, I have made many:

    - Bought too many products
    - Got completely overwhelmed with information
    - Procrastinated
    - Started many projects but didn't see them through
    - Gave up

    The biggest mistake? Not following one consistent system.

    There are many ways to make money online. Just choose the one that feels right for you, and do it and nothing else until you feel you have taken it as far as it can go. Then push it a little further.
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by Patrick_Kelly View Post

      My biggest mistake? As others have shared, I have made many:

      - Bought too many products
      - Got completely overwhelmed with information
      - Procrastinated
      - Started many projects but didn't see them through
      - Gave up

      The biggest mistake? Not following one consistent system.

      There are many ways to make money online. Just choose the one that feels right for you, and do it and nothing else until you feel you have taken it as far as it can go. Then push it a little further.
      This is quite common, the worst thing for people to do is buy book after book, and read and read and then realise by the end of teh week, they have done absolutly nothing with the info they have floating around in thier mind.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mjoseph83
    I was not using Facebook at the starting of my business and I think that was my biggest mistake. Because it is the easiest medium to be connected with millions of people worldwide.
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  • Profile picture of the author Christina Jo
    Well, as a newbie I made lots of mistakes but the basic of those mistakes is that I didn't stop and spend some time learning what to do .. I just tried everything I thought of that would make me money ( you know how glamorous ads can be ) .. but for no use.. I made nothing in that way .. now I understand what I am doing as I educated myself about online business, I made a list and I'm very confident I'm on the right way .. Finally !!
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  • Profile picture of the author MaryMckenzie
    My biggest mistakes are changing systems and reading emails for looking for quick money.
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  • Profile picture of the author anthony2
    The biggest mistake I've made as a newbie was
    reading, reading and reading some more without
    taking action. I wasted alot of time and money doing
    that.

    Learning is very important but taking massive consistent
    action everyday is extremely important.
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  • Profile picture of the author Devid Farah
    The greatest mistake i made those earlier days was to have looked beyond product creation and was chasing after 'instant riches options'.

    The entire scenario changed and i became wiser with my first product.

    Many newbies might still be making the same mistake today.
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  • Profile picture of the author tedwood
    Lack of focus is the biggest killer for any business. Everyone knows this. Newbies are most prone to it and experts realise it's the most important aspect of any successful business person!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
    I'm still a "newbie", as people like to call it.

    Didn't invest a thing, only gain a lot of information by the WF . I'm so glad I joined it, I'm sure this WASN'T a mistake at all!

    Hopefully I will launch my first product soon, still thinking of what it should be (guess it will be about Traffic, think that is the biggest problem for everyone).. Has someone got some tips for me for launching a product?
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    • Profile picture of the author CTonline09
      Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

      I'm still a "newbie", as people like to call it.

      Didn't invest a thing, only gain a lot of information by the WF . I'm so glad I joined it, I'm sure this WASN'T a mistake at all!

      Hopefully I will launch my first product soon, still thinking of what it should be (guess it will be about Traffic, think that is the biggest problem for everyone).. Has someone got some tips for me for launching a product?

      Do a hell of a lot of research, put something together thats unique and overall delivers quality. Then you will be fine!
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  • Profile picture of the author Joshua Rigley
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    Some of the mistakes I've made:

    1) Jumping from one thing to another before it has a chance to work.
    2) Focusing on the money making aspect, instead of giving real value to people.
    3) Not building a list is probably another mistake I'm making, but it's something I'm putting off til later. LOL
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  • Profile picture of the author Geekman
    Nice thread..
    Bought some domains but didn't use them was the only mistake i made i think.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fitnessdad
    Biggest mistake I did was instead of taking action I kept reading for the newest greatest solution :-) Now I only read things like this forum when I am away from my computer using Iphone.

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    • Profile picture of the author stellarbizop
      Originally Posted by Fitnessdad View Post

      Biggest mistake I did was instead of taking action I kept reading for the newest greatest solution :-) Now I only read things like this forum when I am away from my computer using Iphone.

      I's say don't chase the next big dream. Work on your passion and turn it into something profitable or develop a product or service that you are passionate about.
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  • Profile picture of the author BobbyFreiler
    Hey,

    Your post made me laugh, but I'm glad you figured that one out sooner or later haha. It's funny what you look back on and say "oh my God, how did I overlook that" or "how did i think what I was doing was right?"

    But I'd have to say one of my biggest screw ups was just not taking action for about 3 months. I was in "learn everything" mode, and I actually left my job because I thought "oh I know I'll be making money in 3 months." Well I blew my reserves, and thought to myself "why the heck haven't I made any money?" Like I said it's hilarious the things you overlook, but I realized IT'S BECAUSE I HAVEN'T DONE ANYTHING but digest information.

    Nonetheless I began to generate leads to an LCP and I had an opt-in there and I began building my list, and the rest is history.

    We would have been a good tandem together as newbies hahahha. You gotta laugh you know, because it demonstrates how much progress we've made and it's another story in the book.

    Take care,

    Bobby Freiler
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by fated82 View Post

      Not building a list...That was my biggest regret....
      I am known in here for a being a list builiding whore.

      lol.

      Funny but that is the single thing that changed my business. I was literally making a few dollars a week until I built a list and started communicated.

      I have helped a few warriors do the same. I still do not know why me and others thought not having a list does not matter. Well it does, and why do you think JV's work so well, cause you are using someone else's list. It is called leverage.

      I dare you to try to build a list in this IM game, the results will actually alarm u and you will be wondering what the hell you were doing and why you didnt start doing it ages ago.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brianne
    Over analyzing and then putting off my plans out of fear. Fear of success, fear of failure? Maybe a little of both.

    But, I've realized that if you want it bad enough, you can't let anything stop you from achieving your goals...not even yourself.
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  • Profile picture of the author seven87
    Perfectionist mindset. Even until now i still have it, but i have a process to deal with it!

    And this lead in to another problem, which is to never read information. DO information, be willing to deal with that "ugly" state of your work in the beginning. Thats how we learn in IM.

    And never fully outsource everything before trying out the tasks yourself to get a feel of it. Even 4 hour work week asked you to do it yourself the first 3 months before outsourcing. (thou most of the book is focused on the 4hww) hahaa

    thanks
    junior
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  • Profile picture of the author ManieE
    My biggest problem was signing up on for people's email lists to get "free" info, eventually it wastes lots and lots of time, I kept on gathering new info and never had time to put it to use!
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  • Profile picture of the author carlpicot
    My biggest mistakes are lack of focus - buying courses and not being able to stick to one at a time - even though my mentor keeps trying to drag me back on track!! I've also bout tons of domain names which can prove costly to renew if you don't monetise them in time. Also I spent too much time getting distracted when I should be working on my product! ...


    I tend to try and get things too perfect before I release them as well ... a real time destroyer - better to take action first and tweak later I think!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Duc
    Not spending enough time and money in securing your business. My sites got hacked and I lost a lot of money and nerve rescuing it.
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  • Profile picture of the author cs.marketer
    Not taking action sooner, and also jumping from idea to idea
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  • Profile picture of the author J. P.
    I currently have somewhere in the neighborhood of 200 gigs of information products that I have downloaded over the past 2 years.

    I've been great at the 90 yard Dash. I get ideas, I actually work on projects and accomplish things. A lot of it with me is follow through. Firing off a bullet or 2 and then laying down the gun and walking away.

    Today I am committing to WASH, RINSE, and REPEAT. Actually, there's an extra step in that formula that I have missed over the years. FOLD. Finishing the job in prep for the next one.

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  • Profile picture of the author JoePNY
    I've made many mistakes but I think the biggest was buying tons of software products for all types of services (backlinking, content creation, article submission, etc.) without having a real plan or any guidance.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamie Drew
    Mines has been niche selection. I had a blog in dating, hair loss, insomnia and getting fit. None of which were successful, due to me not focusing on them for any REAL amount of time.

    I jumped from one to the other wasting all my money. Ironically, I now know what niche I'm going to enter without a shadow of a doubt, but have run out of money to fund it.

    Time to get back to penny saving before I restart.

    So, just to clarify, my biggest mistake is not focusing on one project.

    Have a vision of your end result. Don't worry that things aren't working instantly. It takes time to get some traction. Once you get that, then you build momentum. Then you start seeing positive changes. But first you must focus on your end result and the tasks you must do to get there!

    All the best.

    Jamie
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