Ok! Thats it.. I need coaching or a mentor.. Can anybody help?

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Ok guys. I have been really, really confused - probably more than most of the newbies here. The probable reason for this could have been the fact that I am DISORIENTED! I do not even understand terminologies which members have used to advise me or recommend me paths which I should choose to make money, other than SEO and Amazon/AdSense for which I am working under somebody.

In fact, more than anything else, the only thing I have eventually come to terms with is the fact that I need somebody to personally coach me, if there are modules of that sort available.


Well, what are my strengths? Writing! That is probably my biggest strength. However, what is it I wish to eventually learn - off page SEO which, the readings across this forum tell me, includes backlinking, article submission etc. Having worked on it before, I now wish to master the same. .

Off course, I am willing to pay for the coaching. I can always look into that. But I must say - I may be one of the total duds one may have to deal with because I now realise I should have asked for a mentor much earlier.

Meanwhile, I am going to sign up tomorrow for an ad in the Warriors for Hire section as an article writer - for I firmly believe that it the only way I can manage to make atleast some money to get the ball rolling.

So if needs work done in intermediate level backlink building and various other forms of article marketing etc and numerous other facets that make up off page SEO is willing to help me, please do let me know.
#coaching #mentor
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  • Profile picture of the author Rony Ronch
    Try getima.org they have a great training that covers all the issues. it help me when i started
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    • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
      Originally Posted by bcoop View Post

      Try getima.org they have a great training that covers all the issues. it help me when i started
      Are you making money now that you joined them?
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      • Profile picture of the author Nightengale
        Wow! Kudos to you for recognizing your need for a mentor!

        I'm very much a DIY person and relied primarily on info products for YEARS. I believe in coaching, but was still very skeptical though. After all, why should I pay a coach $3K when I can get the same info in an information product for $1K or less????

        Well... That DID work for a long time. I'm really good at teaching myself if there are courses available. (Not everyone is good at this. But I was homeschooled 8th-12th grades, so I had previous experience with this.) But in 2010, I signed up for a group coaching program for $3K. It was my first coaching experience and it was a tremendously positive experience. My mentor is the PERFECT mentor for me. I want to be just like her when I grow up.

        I JUST signed up to mentor with her again this year for $7K. Yes, it's a "lot" of money. But my mentor is PHENOMENAL! Plus, I'm at a critical juncture in my business life. This is the year I actually LAUNCH my business. That requires a tremendous amount of time and effort. And that's just when my fears and doubts are screaming the loudest.

        I didn't sign up to "learn" anything per se. I know so much I'm on information overload! Right now, I mostly need 1) specific guidance related to launching my new business, 2) accountability (this is HUGE!) and 3) community. I feel so incredibly isolated and alone right now. I've learned all I can on my own. But I realized I'm not making much progress with actually getting this venture off the ground when I'm working in a vacuum (like I am now).

        If I can't get this business off the ground, I'll never get beyond where I am now. Yikes! So it was more than worth the $7K.

        The coaching includes both one-on-one coaching AND group mastermind sessions. I suddenly feel connected and less alone. I fly to TX next week for my half-day one-on-one session with my mentor and I'm sooo excited! Today was our first group Q&A call too, so hearing my mentor's voice again, offering her insights and help, is tremendously reassuring. And next month, I go back to TX for a 2-day group mastermind session. Yay!

        You are on the right track. Find someone who's achieved the results you'd like to achieve and sign up with them. If coaching can help clarify things for you and provide the support you need, then it's well worth the investment.

        Here's some information on online business models that I hope you find helpful:

        Clarity is a HUGE part of IM success.

        IM is actually pretty simple: you can sell only one of two things:

        1. Products
        2. Services

        That's it!

        And selling products or services online happens in the same basic way for everyone, no matter what they're selling:

        Traffic > Opt-in page > Autoresponder series (or e-zine) > Sales page

        That's it! It's just that simple. (We IMers tend to overcomplicate things.)

        But no matter what your niche is, or whether you're selling a product or a service, do you know what your business model is?

        A business model is the framework or skeleton of your business. Essentially there are three types of online business models:

        1. Membership-based model

        A membership-based business model allows you to build a community of people (your members) who are as passionate about your subject as you are. Your membership fees can be monthly or annual, but either way, you're building recurring, passive income.

        There are a lot of resources and information out there to help you build a membership-based business if you're interested in doing this.

        2. Product-based model

        Selling products allows you to maximize your time and effort by selling items over and over again. This can be hard goods or it can be information products. Information marketing is it's own business model under the product-based model. Information marketing allows you to take your brain to the bank by creating a product ONCE based on what you know and selling it over and over again.

        I see someone has already recommended affiliate marketing. You can choose to market either products or services as an affiliate.

        3. Service-based model

        Selling services can be great for 1) generating quick cash (as in the case of article writing or video producing) and 2) establishing your expertise and getting testimonials.

        However, in the long run, your goal should be to offer services at a PREMIUM. The biggest advantage of IM is LEVERAGE. You're able to leverage your time, money and expertise exponentially online. We all have just 24 hours each day. Time to get ruthless about what you expect for those hours you spend in IM each day. Expect more of yourself and more from your business friends, clients, partners, etc.

        What results are you getting for those hours you spend online each day? Ultimately, your services should be at the bottom of your funnel and cost the most since they involve your time and personal attention. (We all have a limited amount of time each day.)

        The fun (and confusion) comes in with all of the endless mix-and-match possibilities of the above models. If you're just starting or still struggling to make money, keep it simple:

        Pick just ONE!

        1. Pick ONE niche. (Something you're interested in and know something about.)

        2. Pick ONE target market for your product or service. (Who will buy what you're offering? The more specific you are, the more you narrow it down, the more successful you'll be.)

        3. Pick ONE business model.

        Now that you're clear about what business you're in, FOCUS! (And stop buying any info not related to your niche and target market, period!)

        F -- Follow
        O -- One
        C -- Course
        U -- Until
        S -- Successful

        And remember: build a list, Build a List, BUILD A LIST!

        In IM, it's easy to put the cart before the horse. Take a deep breath, step back and consider what type of business you're REALLY want. Don't worry about getting traffic or buying that expensive traffic product until you know 1) what your business model is, 2) what niche you're in and 3) WHO your target market is!

        Successful business people will tell you that MARKETING is more than half the effort that's needed for success anyway. So pick a niche, target market and business model. Then spend most of your time and effort marketing it.

        If you DON'T have a solid plan or system, THAT'S when it's hard. A good system will shave YEARS (and save you big $$$) off of your learning curve

        That's why I recommend investing in at least one good, comprehensive IM course (or mentor who will give you such a system) instead of jumping from one $37 e-book to the next. A lot of people here complain about not being able to make any money. But neither are they willing to invest in their business. (Buying a random bunch of $37 e-books doesn't count.)

        The best thing I ever did was invest in a comprehensive IM course aimed at REAL business owners, not just other IM wannabes. Yes it was $1500. (Now it's only $997. :p) But it was truly some of the best A-Z IM info I ever bought. Everything else I've learned (from the $37 e-books) since has simply been plugged into this system.

        Get a solid plan or system and then work the plan!

        Hope this helps!

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  • Profile picture of the author Royce Space
    Hey,

    I think you need to take a break and sleep for now.
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    • Profile picture of the author Joseph G Spiteri
      John Taylor is one of the most respected warriors on the forum if any one can help it's him Mgreener posted the link to his mentoring program get it you want be disappointed.

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    • Profile picture of the author ShaneGorry
      Originally Posted by Iamroyce View Post

      Hey,

      I think you need to take a break and sleep for now.
      I was going to say, take a deep breath. But yer that's probably even better.

      It's OK you'll get there.
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  • Profile picture of the author john b
    think that's what i need is a coach, a mentor, someone to guide me along as i'm making progress.

    will check about john taylor's program.

    thanks,
    john b
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  • Profile picture of the author JKflipflop
    @all - a big thanks for the replies... lets hope I go somewhere from here..
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin Lee Jr
    My friend - I think you should sign up for the Chris Farrell Membership

    When I was a brand new noob - he was very helpful and got me to understand everything clearly.
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    Good plan, mentors are vital to your success.

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    Everyone needs a Coach.. Even Michael Jordan needed a coach.. Much success to you!
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    Okay here it goes. letting my website out before its open. Looking for a partner to write for me, In return, I give part of the affiliate commissions up. No I won't let it out. P.m. me if interested. Im going broke on writers, videoagraphers and such. I need help just like you do. Trust me this concept is one which hasn't been done with the scale Im doing it in. You need to talk to me to see what I'm saying.
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  • Profile picture of the author joymarino
    I so agree that everyone needs a coach or mentor. Make sure you (or anyone reading this thread) you find someone who fills your needs.. gives you exactly the amount of one-to-one mentoring you need; shows you everything they do; walks the walk, not just talks the talk.

    Best to you!
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  • Profile picture of the author Sharyn Sheldon
    I can definitely understand. Ed Dale's Challenge is great for getting to know some basics, but it's just meant for earning your first dollar online, mainly through a little affiliate marketing and Adsense. It's not a replacement for a full training program or a coach.

    Before you hire a coach or sign up for any training, think about the business model that resonates most with you and your skills. If you love to write, then becoming a PLR writer can be one business. Or, if you have one niche you particularly enjoy, you could build up a larger blog and just keep adding content and marketing through other content.

    Another great option for writers is to create ebooks in different topics. You just need someone to show you the marketing ropes.

    There are plenty of business ideas here on the forum, so browse through. If something sounds way too complicated, then look for something else that sounds more doable. At that point you can start looking for a coach. There's no point jumping into hiring someone only to find that you don't like their way of doing business.

    Good luck!
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    Check my sig...starts at only $37...
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    • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
      Originally Posted by NickWatson View Post

      Check my sig...starts at only $37...
      Nick .. would that be an affiliate link?
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  • Profile picture of the author Tess D
    A good coach is worth every penny, and sometimes they don't cost much at all! Join the war room and read all you can regarding where you feel you are getting stuck.
    Also, remember write great content!!!! That is more than 1/2 the battle (depending on your niche).
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    I would trust John as stated above. Do not know the gentleman personally but from what I have read on here of him for the last couple of years .. real deal.

    The rest that are giving you advice ... make sure they are showing concrete proof of their own success before you jump.

    If a coach/mentor is not producing students who are making real money ... do you really just want to learn terminologies?
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Start slow my dude. You probably dont even need a mentor. Know that advertising brings you the fastest results, and if you can at least break even, you're in the game. So keep running the campaign.

    Free marketing works. Pick out 8 techniques to do on a daily basis, and keep repeating them. Soon you will see your traffic increase. Once your traffic increases... you need to find a way to monetize it. This could be from your own product, an affiliate product, or Google Adsense. Don't give up. You can do it on your own.
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      Sure, you can do it yourself. Hell, I'm far from smart and I did it all myself. Just took me 10 years longer than it needed to. If you're on the slow track, then just go do it yourself. But why? So you can tell your friends you didn't need any help and made your millions all by yourself? Dude, that's not worth it. Continue to search for your proper mentor and also locate a local mastermind group to keep you on track. This might sound old school, but based on your comments in this writeup, I would suggest you start at more of a core-roots level and go buy "today" and devour a copy of the world famous book, Think and Grow Rich. The process is all in there.
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    See my signature down.. in one of the threads in this forum, there was a hundred dollar challenge. The thread heading was "if you have hundred dollar to invest what will you do". you can search the thread "Hundred dollar challenge" and you can go through the content. In that, I have replied and have offered that I will invest $100 on people who sign up with me. I need 100 people to work along with me so I am willing to pay $1 if you sign up. Click the signature and join me. I will make you earn $100 per day as early as possible.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
    I have an SEO Video Training Course due for release early next month. Its a physical product, (binder + CD's) Cost will be $497 including free delivery. Should be close to 10 hours worth of videos, 240+ pages of instructions, that include workbooks, reference sheets, documents and checklists - the whole deal.

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    • Profile picture of the author Manie Amari
      Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

      I have an SEO Video Training Course due for release early next month. Its a physical product, (binder + CD's) Cost will be $497 including free delivery. Should be close to 10 hours worth of videos, 240+ pages of instructions, that include workbooks, reference sheets, documents and checklists - the whole deal.

      I show you step by step, EVERYTHING you need to do to learn and implement SEO. (right down to go here, click here, do this - this is why etc)

      Here's what it covers.

      Module 1 Introduction to SEO
      Module 2 Understanding Search Engines
      Module 3 Keyword Research
      Module 4 Domain Names
      Module 5 Website Structuring
      Module 6 Onsite Optimization
      Module 7 Content Creation
      Module 8 Link Building
      Module 9 Offsite Optimization PART1
      Module 9 Offsite Optimization PART2
      Module 10 Aggressive Offsite Optimization
      Module 11 Measuring Performance

      If you want to learn about SEO, it will be the best $497 you will ever spend.
      Nothing against your pitch bro but why would a newbie want to learn SEO?

      What about the basics of getting started. Like Learning how to build the one important thing that will actually give them a business; squeeze page. Learning how to use a HTML editor, understanding how an auto-responder works, etc.

      Without a list or customer base you have no business. When I started out I understood this. So my main aim was to learn how to get in touch with my market segment.

      OP, I think you need to take things one step at a time. Don't rush in. Everything thing you want to know is here within this fantastic forum. Just be patient whilst looking for the right information and your objectives should be meet.
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      • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
        Originally Posted by JKflipflop View Post

        ....but I guess I am too much of a newbie to understand off-page SEO.

        However, what is it I wish to eventually learn - off page SEO which, the readings across this forum tell me, includes backlinking, article submission etc. Trust me when I say that I have the determination and a strong sense of willingness to learn it; but I guess being such a disconnect with terms and terminologies associated with SEO is what could be a put off for a mentor.

        So if anybody with experience in backlink building and various other forms of article marketing etc and numerous other facets that make up off page SEO is willing to help me, please do let me know.
        Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

        Nothing against your pitch bro but why would a newbie want to learn SEO?
        Because he asked, thats why.
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        • Profile picture of the author Manie Amari
          Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

          Because he asked, thats why.
          I wasn't referring to the OP, I was asking a general question. That's why I said Newbie rather than the OP's name.

          Sorry if my post was a little ambigious:rolleyes:
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          • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
            Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

            Like Learning how to build the one important thing that will actually give them a business; squeeze page.
            I dont know about others here, but I dont consider a squeeze page, a "business". How is a squeeze page going to be of any benefit to a complete beginner? Wouldnt it make more sense to learn an entire strategy that could potentially bring traffic, first?

            To me, doing that ahead of telling someone they must have a squeeze page makes little, if any sense at all, especially given its likely that they have no idea of traffic generation.

            Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

            Learning how to use a HTML editor
            Why? Unless they want to be a web designer, this will only waste their time. Outsource this and focus on the important stuff.

            Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

            understanding how an auto-responder works, etc.
            Fair enough, but this makes up about 5% of the overall process.

            Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

            I wasn't referring to the OP, I was asking a general question. That's why I said Newbie rather than the OP's name.

            Sorry if my post was a little ambigious:rolleyes:
            Misunderstanding, no problem.

            Have a read of this post below, if you're interested. It might help clarify my point.

            And that is - its pointless trying to tell a newbie (or anyone in this game for that matter) that they only need one thing (ie squeeze page) to make money online. Internet marketing is a systematical step of processes that combined properly, brings results.

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            • Profile picture of the author Manie Amari
              Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

              I dont know about others here, but I dont consider a squeeze page, a "business".
              I didn't suggest that a squeeze page solely on its own is a business in a box. That's taking my words out of context. What I was referring to was the skills needed to get things going. Like understanding how to use a HTML editor. If a newbie wanted to change a section of a squeez page they picked up as PLR they would need to understand how use a HTML editor in order to make changes.

              Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

              Why? Unless they want to be a web designer, this will only waste their time.
              Yes I agree it can be a waste of time if you want to get the money wheels spinning and if your level of internet marketing is intermediary. However for a newbie I don't think it is in my opinion. You don't have to want to be a web designer to learn the basic use of a HTML editor.

              Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

              Fair enough, but this makes up about 5% of the overall process.
              Regardless of the percentage it is still a NEED TO KNOW!

              Originally Posted by ramone_johnny View Post

              Outsource this and focus on the important stuff.
              Not every newbie has the financial strength to go straight into outsource mode. More importantly even if they have the cash flow most don't even know were to begin. Is it practical to start out as a newbie outsourcing every task as you formulate your strategy?Don't think so.

              Great post in that other thread!
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              • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
                Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

                I didn't suggest that a squeeze page solely on its own is a business in a box. That's taking my words out of context. What I was referring to was the skills needed to get things going. Like understanding how to use a HTML editor. If a newbie wanted to change a section of a squeez page they picked up as PLR they would need to understand how use a HTML editor in order to make changes.



                Yes I agree it can be a waste of time if you want to get the money wheels spinning and if your level of internet marketing is intermediary. However for a newbie I don't think it is in my opinion. You don't have to want to be a web designer to learn the basic use of a HTML editor.



                Regardless of the percentage it is still a NEED TO KNOW!



                Not every newbie has the financial strength to go straight into outsource mode. More importantly even if they have the cash flow most don't even know were to begin. Is it practical to start out as a newbie outsourcing every task as you formulate your strategy?Don't think so.

                Great post in that other thread!
                All good dude, you raise some great points. Not having a go, just sayin'

                By the way, outsourcing can be done by newbies. Its ridiculously cheap. A friend of mine just had an entire website built for $60.

                For a n00b to learn that, wouldve taken MONTHS, and caused no end of headaches.

                PS. Hope everything is back in check after the rioting over there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jon Paella
    JKFlipFlop,

    It's good that you're looking for a coach. I've found that having a coach is a very good investment - yet something that many people don't realize the value of. Search for "coaching" and "warrior forum" in google or here in the Warrior Forum. There are many programs. Do your proper research and get a good one. Get one with experience and who has made money and whose methods and goals can fit in with yours. I'm very sure you'll not regret that decision.

    All the best!
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  • Profile picture of the author Synx
    I'd only use a coach to truly master my field of expertise and would never pay for information that is publicly available on internet in the matter of few searchers and clicks. If you're very lazy of course there's tons of salesmen on this forum to take your hard earned money. And being realistic - they claim to be very successful, however you don't see many doing ANYTHING besides promoting their offers. This thread just felt too sweeet, so I had to intervene with some salt.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jon Paella
      Originally Posted by Synx View Post

      I'd only use a coach to truly master my field of expertise and would never pay for information that is publicly available on internet in the matter of few searchers and clicks. If you're very lazy of course there's tons of salesmen on this forum to take your hard earned money. And being realistic - they claim to be very successful, however you don't see many doing ANYTHING besides promoting their offers. This thread just felt too sweeet, so I had to intervene with some salt.
      A good coach should focus on one thing with you. I always asked my coaches what they are good at and I followed their instructions.

      While there are bad coaches I'm sure, there are good ones who genuinely want to share with you and see you a success. Make sure to check their reputation and ask others about them.
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    I can see you don't have enough posts to I/M me but visit my blog below, i'm just through my first year online, and it's now going good, i've just finished my first product on how to start online, it's released in a couple of weeks, i will happily send you a review copy if that helps, leave the message on my contacts page, it's really crappy when you start out, you defo need a mentor.

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  • Profile picture of the author Tim Franklin
    Some Great advice, here, I think getting started in the Internet Marketing world is a lot like moving to a big city, from a smaller city, you can feel a little unsure of yourself, but there is also that little bit of excitement that is there.

    It can be sometimes frustrating, you don't know the streets, you get lost trying to find your way to a good place to eat, you end up going down a wrong way street and have to do the worlds quickest and safest u-turn.

    Then you have a flat tire and have to find a place where they can help you get it fixed, or you need to get brakes, and you end up at a place where they try to sell you additional parts you don't need.

    It can be a real frustrating experience at first, but once you learn where all the streets are and once you learn the places you can trust for good car work, and you apply all these Big city, Analogies, to Internet Marketing, I think you can see that likely the most profitable thing to do is to find a tall building and have a look at the city and see where everything is, take some notes, think about it for a while, then find a good place where they serve some good food, and some great coffee.

    Have a slice, have a drink, and watch what everyone is doing, but don't get too tied down to that, think more about what everyone is not doing also.

    Often is is not about what everyone is doing but about what they are not doing because they never took the time to see the forest and the trees at the same time like you did, then Magic can happen.

    When you get to that point and your ready to create something out of thin air and you are able to invest in a hosting account, $8 to $12 bucks a month to get started more once your successful, you can take it from there, but that is probably several weeks of time already, there are many that never make it past the part where they keep getting lost in the big city because they do not know where the streets run and they keep getting flat tires, because they do not read the street signs.

    They keep getting ripped off because they do not find out who they can trust and who they cannot trust, they end up being late everywhere they go in life because they do not take the time to breath and to learn sometimes its not about what you know but about what you do not know.

    After you get to that point in your Internet Journey, and you want to find a good coach or mentor, John would be a good one, though from his picture you might think he was a bit crotchety, )

    From my perspective you could do a lot worse in choosing someone to help you out, there is an incredible amount of information to learn, and some of that information is useless, while others are critical, learning the difference between those two things, as they say is priceless.

    One word of advice be careful who you trust, there are a lot of great people here that will literally give you the shirt off their backs, and there are sadly (just like the real world some that will do you dirty) so just be careful, watch for post count, but that's not the only indication, a high post count means nothing if that person is just running around all day long making quick little comments that mean nothing and hold little value. The biggest indication of trust is often in the users profile, look for websites they own, look for blog posts, look for information in their profile, that can tell you a lot about who someone really is in this forum and in life. I would say good luck, but really this is not about luck, it is about work, that is the number one thing, so many people have flat tires around here because they buy into this idea that they do not have to do anything that they can make money in their sleep,

    Or they can make money without having to do anything...

    Biggest flat tire in the Internet Marketing world, is this idea that you can get rich by doing nothing.

    The most important part of this Analogy, is that when you move to a new city, the first thing you need is a place to live, once you find that place, you need to get the utilities turned on, Gas, lights, water, ect, I think so many people forget to turn on the lights.
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  • Profile picture of the author johan_malmo
    I'm also interested in having a mentor... not that has to talk to me on a daily basis, just someone I can ask now and then that can give me some straight up answers... ANy one interested?
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  • Profile picture of the author bradudan
    If you need coaching to SEo and linkbuilding i have lots of experience and i would be glad to share some info with you...
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  • Profile picture of the author johan_malmo
    Well I'm pretty comfortable with SEO, it's more about what ways to go, how to set up texts, collectiong emails and stuff like that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Henry White
    Absolutely, positively run your ad! And while you're waiting, looking for a mentor/coach, google "off-page SEO" and hit amazon for Brendon Burchard's The Millionaire Messenger (currently, the
    paperback is cheaper than the Kindle version - go figure!).

    Choosing a coach is a larger hit on your pocketbook than choosing a series of books a WSOs, What's is "right" for me might not be "right" for you, and vice versa. So maybe one of the other books on amazon might be a better choice for you; read ALL the revirews, and pay particular attention to the overall ratings, publication date, and whatever you can find out about the author.

    There's also a wealth of free e-books, videos, etc., though the War Room and other forums!

    I haven't bought nearly as many WSOs as I have traditional hardcover and paperback books, but they have been a good investment. But you really can't afford to be indiscriminate and throw money around cavalierly with either.

    As far as the "gurus" and wannabees: the acid test is whether they deliver sound teaching in their free webinars as opposed to little more than an hour or two hour sales pitch. I'm only making two hundred dollars a day, so it'll be awhile before I can afford their high-end products or continuity memberships.

    Get on their lists! This has proven to be the best way to see whether they're the real deal or not!
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  • Profile picture of the author opt in
    I agree you need a reputable mentor that is able to respond to your questions everyday while you are implementing his techniques.

    But don't buy anything yet because to discern what is the right mentor for you, you need to look at many WSOs and look at comments and critics from followers (WF users) of a specific program or WSO. If the critics are good than it could be the right program for you. Nothing stops you from looking at the Marketer's WF profile too. Many time a reputable Marketer or mentor on WF have more than one WSO and you can look at all of them to make sure you are dealing with a serious and reputable Internet Marketer.

    Some Coaching are very affordable like 37$ or 37$ a month but don't go over 497$ for a coaching program.

    Don't forget to focus on one program so that you don't become overwhelmed by information overload.

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    • Profile picture of the author natebunger
      Hi there, I signed up for William Souzas Coaching program..he has a Warrior special offer at http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-...y-program.html

      He is an Internet marketer based in Brazil and is making six figures a year right now. Within the first 30 days of his coaching program I was making money. He has been super friendly and seems to really cares about the success of his students. I highly recommend him.

      Hope that helps
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      Hi there, I signed up for William Souzas Coaching program..he has a Warrior special offer at http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-...y-program.html

      He is an Internet marketer based in Brazil and is making six figures a year right now. Within the first 30 days of his coaching program I was making money. He has been super friendly and seems to really cares about the success of his students. I highly recommend him.

      Hope that helps
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    • Profile picture of the author natebunger
      I am assuming you are referring to my post regarding William coaching...He basically teaches how to make money in the IM niche. I've really enjoyed his coaching, I suggest taking a look at it if your interested in hiring a coach in the New Year..
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve McBride
    I did Tristan Bull's coaching some time ago. Made a huge difference in how I do business and easily paid for itself many times over.

    I recently got an offer to be in a class of 40 students, taught by Frank Kern. I was really tempted to buy too but I couldn't bring myself to justify the $13,000 fee. Maybe next time around, but for now I still have plenty I can learn on my own.
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    • Profile picture of the author natebunger
      how much would you say you are making now online? And how long did it take you to get there?
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      • Profile picture of the author Carol_A
        Personally, I think a coach/mentor puts you on the fast track...

        I invested in a coach for a few months and was making between 3-4k in 90 days...

        I would have made it too, but I was in a hurry! lol

        My income is much higher than that per month now, and I'm part of a coaching club to stay plugged in.
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          who was your coach Carol? What types of things are you doing now?
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  • Profile picture of the author Carol_A
    Of course you need a coach/mentor. Anyone who is serious about success realizes this.

    I invested in a personal mentor early on (only been at this one year), and it catapulted me into the fast lane.

    I do, however, recommend taking responsibility for learning the terms you refer to being ignorant of. Spend a portion of your day developing the skill of becoming independently resourceful.

    There are lots of free tutorial videos on YouTube and lessons on Google...

    Remember, throwing money at a "coaching program" does not guarantee results. Coaches/Mentors are compensated for their time, but YOU are responsible for following the advice and taking action on what you learn. You are responsible for your own success.

    Having said that, having the right business model and successful coach helps an awful lot!

    Have a great weekend.
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    • Originally Posted by Carol_A View Post

      Of course you need a coach/mentor. Anyone who is serious about success realizes this.
      Not really... I've never been coached and I've done just fine.
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  • Profile picture of the author mysterrio
    There are so many schools of thought out there and methods of learning. The important thing is to pick a topic and take action. Do you need to learn everything or just things like off-page marketing?

    I would suggest that you work on learning everything you can and most of that can be done here on the WF. Spend a few hours reading the forum and finding things on the subject. Also, get a mentor if you need one.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ta1212
    Good Morning! Your recently sent me a PM about writing, and I am very interested. Since I am under a certain amount of posts, I am unable to reply. Please PM me your email address. Thanks and good day!
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  • Profile picture of the author sbishop
    What 2 things do Michael Jordan, Steve Young, Arod, and Tiger Woods have in common?

    1. they were very successful in their profession!
    2. They all had coaches!!

    Coaches/Mentors help us improve ourselves. We set goals. We put a plan in place. Lets face it most of us can not do those things without a coach/mentor(or spouse) helping us along.

    I don't think any of them bought and WSO on being a super athlete either!!
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  • Profile picture of the author JKflipflop
    I do not know why the moderators deleted another thread I had started.

    An apology to all the mods if I have flouted any rules - I must have done so unknowingly.

    Anyway, please do update me who can, regarding their mentorship programs.
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  • Profile picture of the author aaronblevins
    I have a mastermind I'd be glad to get you involved with... nothing better than a group of people all moving in the same direction. Hit me up on one of my social channels to the left, or on Skype. I'd be glad to tell you more about it!
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    Ok guys. I have been really, really confused - probably more than most of the newbies here. The probable reason for this could have been the fact that I am a TOTAL NOOB! I do not even understand terminologies which members have used to advise me or recommend me paths which I should choose to make money.

    In fact, more than anything else, the only thing I have eventually come to terms with is the fact that I need somebody to personally coach me, if there are modules of that sort available.

    I have been following Ed Dale's challenge videos and did start with gradually getting a blog up and running, but I guess I am too much of a newbie to understand off-page SEO.

    Well, what are my strengths? Writing! That is probably my biggest strength. However, what is it I wish to eventually learn - off page SEO which, the readings across this forum tell me, includes backlinking, article submission etc. Trust me when I say that I have the determination and a strong sense of willingness to learn it; but I guess being such a disconnect with terms and terminologies associated with SEO is what could be a put off for a mentor.

    Off course, I am willing to pay for the coaching. I can always look into that. But I must say - I may be one of the total duds one may have to deal with because I now realise I should have asked for a mentor much earlier.

    Meanwhile, I am going to sign up tomorrow for an ad in the Warriors for Hire section as an article writer - for I firmly believe that it the only way I can manage to make atleast some money to get the ball rolling.

    So if anybody with experience in backlink building and various other forms of article marketing etc and numerous other facets that make up off page SEO is willing to help me, please do let me know. I hope this post I made is in line with the rules of this forum. I am sorry if I sounded too desperate, but I really want to master the concepts which many here have - and more importantly, I am willing to allocate time and resources to it until I learn it to the satisfaction of my mentor.
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    I have a recommendation I could discuss if you wanted. skype: dennismw25
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  • Profile picture of the author steven sanderson
    Hi there
    We have a wso on at the moment that may interest you, i have connected the wso to my sig link

    Its important at this stage that you lay down the correct foundations, so much time is lost in the early stages because mistakes made at this point can be costing you for a very long time

    All the very best
    Steven
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  • Profile picture of the author alcymart
    Sure, I'll coach you... in fact, quite a few here can do just that PM me for details...

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