The First Dollar Is The Hardest

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Money.

It is the basis of your motivation.
You possess a passion to succeed, an emphatic thirst for green.
Knowledge will satisfy this.
That is,
. . . . . . only if you pay attention.

With internet marketing, the opportunities are endless.
There are no boundaries. No limits. Nothing is defined.
You can attain financial independence. Many have.
But only if,
. . . . . . . . . you don't become your own worst enemy.

You want the fast track. The easiest path.
So. They try to sell you things.
"Game changers." "Revolutionary systems." "Guaranteed payouts."
You are a beginner; of course you will need the help.
Well guess what.
You cannot buy that.

What you need to know is this. And it is entirely free.
You are the product.
Nothing is more respected than your name. Make it a brand.

Rockefeller. Kennedy. Obama.
Trump. Hilton. Buffet.
Jordan. Gretzky. Woods.

The list goes on.

They got it right.

Market yourself and the skills you possess.
Target your interests and build upon them.
You are the most valuable asset there is.

Start by creating an online presence. Be transparent.
Connect. Socialize. Form relationships.
Be professional in everything that you do.
Focus on one thing at a time. Believe in yourself.

You have what it takes.
To make that first dollar.
#dollar #hardest
  • Profile picture of the author IulianP
    To say the truth for me was the opposite. I got the first dollar in the first day I ever started doing IM and but then the problem was to keep making 1 dollar without spending 2 from my pockets.

    However, nice topic, good job man!
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    • Profile picture of the author curly sue
      The first $dollar is easy nowdays especially with sites likr fiverr. what is hard is building on it, multplying and maintaining!
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    • Profile picture of the author goindeep
      Originally Posted by IulianP View Post

      To say the truth for me was the opposite. I got the first dollar in the first day I ever started doing IM and but then the problem was to keep making 1 dollar without spending 2 from my pockets.

      However, nice topic, good job man!
      I agree. My path was similar. Good story though.
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  • Profile picture of the author ExploringInfinity
    The first dollar is not the hardest. I disagree. My first online dollar was EASY. So were the several thousands after the first.
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  • Profile picture of the author emarion1114
    I also disagree. It doesn't apply to my experience either. My first dollar earned over the net is easy, but is unforgettable.
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  • Profile picture of the author michaeljcheney
    What is the hardest, in my opinion, is being able to focus NOT on the money but on the HELP you are giving instead. Let me tell you a story...

    Over 10 years I started out in IM and had the mission, like many, to become a millionaire. So I kept asking myself this...

    THE WRONG QUESTION TO ASK YOURSELF

    "How can I make $1million from the internet?"

    This question consumed me and drove my every waking thought and action for TWO entire years. For two years I slaved at internet marketing spending (wasting) every hour God sends on trying to make money online. I made NOTHING during those 2 years, despite working like a dog but...

    Then I changed something DRAMATIC BUT SIMPLE...

    I changed my question from "How can I make $1million?" to...

    THE RIGHT QUESTION TO ASK YOURSELF

    "How can I help as many people as possible as much as possible?"

    This creates different answers, different thoughts and different actions.

    THE RESULT?

    I went on to make over six million dollars online and am now, I'm happy and fortunate to say, a bona fide millionaire. It wasn't easy but it is possible.

    But ONLY if you change your focus from MONEY over to HELPING PEOPLE.
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    • Profile picture of the author robestrong
      As many have said, the first dollar is pretty easy. Generally to get the first dollar you need to pay 2 or 3 out of pocket. After you get one then you keep working with various ideas and then you get about 1.5 to 1, and then eventually you reach something that lets you start making a profit. It takes time, and it's different for everyone.
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  • Profile picture of the author mogulmedia
    I agree with the above - the first dollar is easy, it's the ten million that come after that's more difficult!
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  • Profile picture of the author davidsu
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    The first dollar is easy because we've already know how to get there...
    The first million should be as easy as the first dollar... if we know people who have got there and we can copy their gameplan
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  • Profile picture of the author Dalen
    The first dollar is easy but hopefully will not and the last.
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  • Profile picture of the author wbgclient
    This is a nice post. Thank you for that. SOmetimes it is much easier to spend the first dollar than to get it. Even if it hard to get the first dollar it is even harder to increase the number of dollars. I had a first dollar but I haven't got any check....yet!
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  • Profile picture of the author annabelle07
    The main reason why the first dollar is the hardest is inexperience, that topped with expectations. it makes the first one more valuable too.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanmilligan
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    Building a decent, sustainable income will always be the hardest thing to do in IM.
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  • Profile picture of the author EpicMarketier
    The first $ doesn't always have to be hard. Although it is always going to be very exciting...
    Always make sure to match your skills to your products, you'll be better off in the long run!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Copy
    I think the message of this post got lost in translation, but I am glad everyone was quick to make their first buck with ease.
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  • Profile picture of the author marcuslim
    It's similar to what John Reese used to say - focus on getting that first dollar. Then it's about scaling up, rinse and repeat.
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  • Profile picture of the author GoingSomewhere
    No, making the first dollar is not the hardest.
    Consistently making a dollar is the hardest!
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  • Profile picture of the author kyle4hire
    Yeah I can do really relate... the first one is the hardest one.
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  • Profile picture of the author seoimninja
    Thanks for sharing!
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  • Profile picture of the author wenzel777
    Making the first dollar isn't difficult. But then again, most of us aren't after the dollar. We're after multiples. The hardest thing is finding out what you love and being able to make a living doing it. You can offer any service in the world and make a dollar, but if you don't like what you're doing, what's the point? There are plenty of ways to make money in life, but I think everyone is looking for THE ONE WAY that will bring you both financial rewards and emotional rewards as well. Focusing in on what you truly want in IM can be challenging. How many of us have made a few dollars here, a few dollars there, but weren't satisfied? The key is to find what you're interested in, and if you're making money doing it, to keep building that interest until it makes you financially successful.
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  • Profile picture of the author williamk
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    I agree with all the other posters. The first dollar is very easy now, but to keep a stable income from it is tough.
    I think you should focus on having some better long term investment too.
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