Some tips for beginners that might be useful

by Jurrie
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I started getting interested in Internet Marketing about 5 or 6 years ago...
The first few years i messed around, spend tons of money on guides , e-books and other "get rich quick" scams.
It was until november 2011 that i finally started focussing on making money online thanks to some help i got here on this amazing forum.

Now i want to do a little "pay it forward" with a few words of advise for people who are starting their adventure.

1. Don't go on a spending Spree if you don't have the cash for it !

Yes , it's tempting when you start , you see a guide flashing in front of you with those magical word : "make XXXX $ in less then a month".
All I can say is , please safe your money, there is anough info on the Warriorforum to go through when you start.
Go through the new posts every single day and read , read between the lines and learn from it ... try some reverse engineering and you'd be surprised what you can learn with even touching your wallet.

2. Focus on 1 project at a time and finish it !

Internet Marketing is huge and there are so many different ways to make money online : CPA, PPC, Affiliate marketing, Google Adsense, Article marketing , Social marketing, etc. , those are just a few.
And I primise you , you will suffer from information overload. So the best way to avoid this is to stick to 1 project .. for example : Google Adsense.
Read everything you find on that and learn from it, make a blog for adsense on a certain niche and finish it . don't go wandering off into another aspect of IM or you won't succeed with your Adsense project

3. Make sure you have cash you don't need for something else !

The way i learned it , if you don't have cash handy, start with doing some services for other people, I'm pretty sure everyone getting involved in internet marketing has some kind of usefull Skill. try and make money from that skill , offer your services to people who need it. Once you have some cash , you can use it to get your domain and webhosting.

4. Always look out for Bargains !

Let's not beat around the bush, you will need money to invest eventually.
but you can always be on the lookout to find yourself a nice deal when it comes to webhosting. I found a coupon for a certain webhost on another forum giving me 75% off for my first payment , thanks to that i had a year of webhosting for only 9$. You can find a lot of free tools ( or free versions ) that are very usefull to build yourwebsite or project , just make sure you look around.

5. Never ever give up and don't be afraid to ask for help when you are stuck !

You won't succeed overnight ( well it could always happen, you never know) and times will be desperate and dark at times, but whatever happens "stick to your plan !" and remember there are many helpfull people here , whether it be technical or motivational !


I hope i could inspire you a little with this little post , i sure enjoyed typing it

Jurrie
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  • Profile picture of the author trustedWFhelper
    thanks!
    I've rated this thread excellent for a great post.
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    • Profile picture of the author Joseph G Spiteri
      Thanks Jurrie
      This will be really helpful to all the newbie's out there.
      I can relate to this as well.

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  • Profile picture of the author officer_iron
    Good advice. If people could just follow number 2, the IM success rate would shoot through the roof.
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  • Profile picture of the author WriterWahm
    Wonderful advice. We've all tripped on one or more of these so it is easy to identify with.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mahara Adhe
    A very good post with some great tips for beginners. All of the tips are very important, but I think that the reverse engineering one is one that a lot of people tend not to think about. You can often figure out things without dropping money on the next big product. Also, I would add in to search out reviews on WF about products and providers to see if you're investing in a lemon.
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    I can really relate to this, it's so easy to get sidetracked. I think most internet market successes have one thing in common - patience.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gengis
    Originally Posted by

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    2. Focus on 1 project at a time and finish it ![/B]

    Internet Marketing is huge and there are so many different ways to make money online : CPA, PPC, Affiliate marketing, Google Adsense, Article marketing , Social marketing, etc. , those are just a few.
    And I primise you , you will suffer from information overload. So the best way to avoid this is to stick to 1 project .. for example : Google Adsense.
    Read everything you find on that and learn from it, make a blog for adsense on a certain niche and finish it . don't go wandering off into another aspect of IM or you won't succeed with your Adsense project


    Jurrie
    Jurrie #2 is where i believe 99% of those who never see the light in this business fail.. They wander off into the world wide web which is full of an infinity worth of distractions.

    Just like in anything in life if you really want to succeed in internet marketing you have to finish what you start and focus!

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  • Profile picture of the author feliciayapsl
    Thanks for the advice. Have been there
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    Tips for any of us bud. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tenzho
    Thanks for the tip for beginners!

    Another tip is always buy WSO that gives good customer support.

    Some WSO seller only focus on making money, they don't care about you.
    There are good and kind WSO seller out there who helped me 24 hour to help me earn using his method.
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  • Profile picture of the author myownceo
    Jurrie,

    This is one of the greatest tips I've heard since I been on these forum, your words are very incouraging. It's pretty tough on these site's gathering information, especially when you dont know who to follow. Im also a new affiliate trying to promote affiliate products, my problem is, how should I go about promoting the service or product, ie PPC, Solo Ads, etc, what do you recommend?
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    • Profile picture of the author MarkPavic
      Hey Jurrie

      Great advice brother. We all need some inspiration and guidance. For all those that are in desperation mode, my advice is stop buying products and start creating them. That's the quickest way to making it successful in this industry.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I'm glad it's all coming in nicely for you Jurrie. The motivational speech is something that alot of newbies need to hear.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gerald Arno
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    Originally Posted by Jurrie View Post

    I started getting interested in Internet Marketing about 5 or 6 years ago...
    The first few years i messed around, spend tons of money on guides , e-books and other "get rich quick" scams.
    It was until november 2011 that i finally started focussing on making money online thanks to some help i got here on this amazing forum.

    Now i want to do a little "pay it forward" with a few words of advise for people who are starting their adventure.

    1. Don't go on a spending Spree if you don't have the cash for it !

    Yes , it's tempting when you start , you see a guide flashing in front of you with those magical word : "make XXXX $ in less then a month".
    All I can say is , please safe your money, there is anough info on the Warriorforum to go through when you start.
    Go through the new posts every single day and read , read between the lines and learn from it ... try some reverse engineering and you'd be surprised what you can learn with even touching your wallet.

    2. Focus on 1 project at a time and finish it !

    Internet Marketing is huge and there are so many different ways to make money online : CPA, PPC, Affiliate marketing, Google Adsense, Article marketing , Social marketing, etc. , those are just a few.
    And I primise you , you will suffer from information overload. So the best way to avoid this is to stick to 1 project .. for example : Google Adsense.
    Read everything you find on that and learn from it, make a blog for adsense on a certain niche and finish it . don't go wandering off into another aspect of IM or you won't succeed with your Adsense project

    3. Make sure you have cash you don't need for something else !

    The way i learned it , if you don't have cash handy, start with doing some services for other people, I'm pretty sure everyone getting involved in internet marketing has some kind of usefull Skill. try and make money from that skill , offer your services to people who need it. Once you have some cash , you can use it to get your domain and webhosting.

    4. Always look out for Bargains !

    Let's not beat around the bush, you will need money to invest eventually.
    but you can always be on the lookout to find yourself a nice deal when it comes to webhosting. I found a coupon for a certain webhost on another forum giving me 75% off for my first payment , thanks to that i had a year of webhosting for only 9$. You can find a lot of free tools ( or free versions ) that are very usefull to build yourwebsite or project , just make sure you look around.

    5. Never ever give up and don't be afraid to ask for help when you are stuck !

    You won't succeed overnight ( well it could always happen, you never know) and times will be desperate and dark at times, but whatever happens "stick to your plan !" and remember there are many helpfull people here , whether it be technical or motivational !


    I hope i could inspire you a little with this little post , i sure enjoyed typing it

    Jurrie
    Well, the time and money you invested into buying tons of ebooks should make you a lot more money in the long term.

    Many newbies think that they waste time by diving into several markets, niche, and areas, but in reality they are just getting paid for what they do in the future.

    It takes thousands of hours of obsessive study and implementation to become an expert in anything.

    The main reason why most people never reach a full time income is because they are not willing to go through the dip. A dip or downswing is a period of time in which you invest money, time, and energy, but don´t see many short term results. In reality, this time frame is the key to success because you are learning HOW NOT to do something, how to do it successfully, and you are willing to go through the pain periods.

    The quick internet riches just don´t exist; at least as long as you don´t have a huge list or audience to which to market to.
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  • Profile picture of the author SeoKnightsInc
    Ya i too agree with you i too had spend much money in purchasing Junk Ebooks even here at WF. So we have look first at reviews before buying anything.
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    • Profile picture of the author Marian
      Thanks for the advice, and I know it's not that easy not to be overwhelmed by all those information around!

      I guess there's no magic button or script or program that will do the work for us. Just be prepared to do your own piece of work, stay focused and don't give up!

      (and don't fall for the scams

      Marian
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  • Profile picture of the author Jurrie
    Thanks everyone for the reading and the replying to my post , i'm glad it inspires people to keep going.

    What I would like to add is that Internet Marketing isn't easy , but it is very rewarding once you have found your way around.
    Take your time... Rome wasn't build in a day... although you might hear other things, your website won't rank nr 1 in a week ... just make sure you maintain it properly ( if that is your project off course ).
    Be ready for a blow in the head here and there, you will be dissapointed , it's part of the learning process, just make sure you figure out what went wrong. Write down the mistakes you made and explain yourself how to overcome that in your notebook ( trust me , that will come in very very handy ).

    Oh ! and make friends , because everyone is pretty unique and has different Skills, working together and helping eachother might and will make a difference and will make you money in the long haul ( pardon me if the expression is wrong, lol )
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  • Profile picture of the author chuloduro
    What advise can you give me having no experience at all where should I start? What should I do? I am so lost I live on a Social security income have very little money to invest barely making it in life so hence is the reason why I am here to start learning about Internet marketing I open a affiliate marketing website that I have no idea what I am doing. Any advise please help!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jurrie
      If you have no idea what you are doing , it might be a good idea to start reading this forum , brows through the " new posts" and read and learn,
      not by trying to follow a certain strategy post yet.. but by learning about IM.. what is it .. what possibilities are there , once you have a general idea what IM is.. you can go deeper into a certain aspect of it... like for example Adsense.

      Another good thing is to write down for yourself what skills you have..
      can you work with photoshop? Can you write articles? are you creative?
      these might come in handy to make some extra spending cash and it won't cost you anything.

      Above all : Do not spend any of the little money you have yet..

      and as I and many others stated : don't give up .. but don't overdo it either.. you might get information overloaded !


      Originally Posted by chuloduro View Post

      What advise can you give me having no experience at all where should I start? What should I do? I am so lost I live on a Social security income have very little money to invest barely making it in life so hence is the reason why I am here to start learning about Internet marketing I open a affiliate marketing website that I have no idea what I am doing. Any advise please help!
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  • Profile picture of the author tjcreation
    Never Give Up. I think this is one of the most important pieces of advice anyone can hear when starting a business. Nothing will ever go the way you planned and you may end up in a totally different place than you thought you would when you started out, but if you give up you will never know what would have happened.
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  • Profile picture of the author ewebmaster
    Hey nice advice and really helpful for beginners.
    Great going
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  • Profile picture of the author buzzingstreet
    Hey You are giving good advice to the beginners.
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