2,000th Post and Why I'm So Successful

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Over the years I have been observing, watching, practicing and learning and here is what I have determined are the main reasons I have become so successful.

I have been full time with IM since day 1, and it didn't take me long to see success, I made almost $300 profit my very first week, and almost $3,000 profit my first 30 days.

From day 1 I understood that this was a business, and that all businesses take time, commitment, investment, and some temporary failures and even some tears.

I also understood that a business is like a garden, you have to work hard to get the soil ready, dig and, plant the seed, care for and nurture that seed, protect it, water it, and protect it from critters.

This takes some time, but if done properly you can harvest, and enjoy the crop. You can take a little time off and feast, but then it's not long before you have to do it again.

A buisness is the same, everyday you have to do something, and you may not see a result for the first few months.

To stop and chase something else is like not watering your seed, or trying to dig it up and see if it's growing. You decide to not water your seed for a few weeks but still expect it to grow.

Every time you do this you have to start from scratch.

You have to commit 100% and apply yourself, at first it may seem like nothing is happening and that your efforts aren't producing results. When in reality you just haven't given it enough time.

Just look at how many domains you have, in many different niches, and that you have nothing really built on any of them.

You planted the seed but then neglected it and gave it no water, no sunlight and then got mad at the seed for not growing.

I have also learned that truly wanting to help people has been a great advantage for me. Instead of focusing on "how can I make the most money the fastest?"

I focused on "how can I help these people solve their problems?" "How can I provide a real service and serve these people effectively?"

By actually wanting to provide a world service, it has forced me to take my time, do my research, figure out what problems people are having, and how I can truly help them solve them.

By actually helping people solve problems and fix things that are wrong with their lives, I truly feel I have made a positive change in the world, and that I have also been rewarded very handsomely for doing so.

I've also learned that hiding behind the computer, and avoiding people will do more harm than good.

It doesn't pay to be afraid of other human beings, we are all in this together, and when people reach out to you for you help, they want to get to know you. They want to see you and they want to hear you.

You are not some mysterious super hero hiding behind a mask, you are a real person, who is dedicated to helping other human beings, and when you commit to putting yourself out there and helping people you will be rewarded more handsomely than someone who just wants to hide and collect money form a bunch of random strangers.

I have built so many real relationships, met people for dinner, talked on the phone about our families, our hobbies and interests, and not just business stuff.

I have established relationships with people all over the world. People that if I ever seen in real life would be welcomed into my home, invited to meet my family and share a dinner with.

I have learned to not chase the next greatest loophole fad or gimmick, and have learned to build my business on core priciples that have been working for hundreds of years, and that will continue to work for thousands of years, even if the internet was to up and vanish.

I hope I have been able to help people see and realize some basic truths, and I hope that the lessons I have learned over the years will help many people fo years to come.
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  • Profile picture of the author J Bold
    NicholasB, seen you on here for a while and you don't pull any punches and I know what you speak is the truth because it's actually how you become successful.

    Building relationships and focusing on one thing and not getting distracted.

    I was hugely guilty of that in my early days.

    Totally agree man, hope others see this and really take the advice to heart, especially if they wonder why they aren't really seeing success.
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    • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
      Yeah I like to get right to the point, I have one of those personalities that your either going to love me or hate me right away. A lot of people can't actually handle the truth and that's ok with me.

      Even if I just help one person with this post that's ok with me, I hope to help and inspire many people, but even just one person can help and inspire the lives of others.

      One person here, one person there will eventually create a huge exponential affect, and the world will be a better place just because people like me and you are in it.

      Originally Posted by J Bold View Post

      NicholasB, seen you on here for a while and you don't pull any punches and I know what you speak is the truth because it's actually how you become successful.

      Building relationships and focusing on one thing and not getting distracted.

      I was hugely guilty of that in my early days.

      Totally agree man, hope others see this and really take the advice to heart, especially if they wonder why they aren't really seeing success.
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      • Profile picture of the author goindeep
        That's great mate!

        Good on you. Couldn't agree more with ou about putting in the real work and being patient.

        Only it took me seven years and not a day! lol!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jacqueline Smith
    What a refreshing post!

    For those that think there is some big secret about how to become successful.....this is it!!!! See? Not really such a big secret after all.
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    Thanks for inspiring post!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nicole K
    It is indeed good to read words of inspiration from a successful internet marketer like you.

    Treating this like you would treat a brick and mortar business is the best way to move forward and be successful.
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    • Profile picture of the author cherishwealth
      Very good sharing and inspiring! It is not just talking about making money, but, the sincerity to help, to share, to touch other people life... money, without you knowing it, just flowing in ...Thanks for the sharing, much to learn from you.

      best regards,
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      • Profile picture of the author Lisha5684
        Very good message. I completely agree that if you are actually trying to help people, and if you are a real human being, people will see that and success will follow.

        I must say though that I am impressed that you made $3000 your first month. May I ask what it was you did that first month? (obviously judging by your message, you focused on one thing).
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        • Profile picture of the author dukegman
          Originally Posted by Lisha5684 View Post

          Very good message. I completely agree that if you are actually trying to help people, and if you are a real human being, people will see that and success will follow.

          I must say though that I am impressed that you made $3000 your first month. May I ask what it was you did that first month? (obviously judging by your message, you focused on one thing).
          Yeah. I'm also interested in this. I wonder what method he went for.
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  • Profile picture of the author SasaIlic
    Thanks for sharing this. Good for you just keep up the good work.

    All the best
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    Thanks for your winning tips, I'm going to learn from you and become more successful.
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  • Profile picture of the author 13thSamurai
    Great share, man. You have the right attitude. I am having the problem of not being concentrated enough though, your post helps with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnGood
    Umm, focus, yes that could be what I am needing to work on. Now where is that to do list.
    Thank you fit the kick in the right direction.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    Hi Nicholas,

    Congratulations on your 2,000th post!

    So you're saying that we need to treat our businesses like a business? Interesting concept, I like it.

    All the best,
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  • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
    I absolutely love your garden analogy!

    However, if I may take the liberty to just add one more step. An important step that many seem to forgo and end up with a garden that never grows let alone flourishes to bring forth fruit.

    That would be the research and planning stage. If one doesn't understand the climate they are in and what fruit/flower/seeds are best suited for them and their own personal environment, they oft times will plant the wrong seeds in the wrong soil and then toil endless hours to bring those to a harvest. When those plants don't thrive, they then proclaim that "gardening" is a scam and every "gardener" who claims success in it are nothing but scammers.

    Oh, and congratulations on reaching your 2000th post milestone!

    Terra
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  • Profile picture of the author SHAB1412
    Very Inspiring. I've been having concentration issues & I was giving it less time, but now you've gave me a Positive direction. I really appreciate the idea of helping & building positive relationship, rather than just selling something to someone to make money.
    Honesty is definitely counted.

    Thank you so much. & Best of Luck for your Future Goals.
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    • Profile picture of the author vickybabe
      I fully agree. Taking action and sticking to your business plans is key to success.
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      • Profile picture of the author cashp0wer
        Thanks for the great inspiring post. Taking action and having patience is key and I truly believe that. You have to take action and you have to have patience in this business.
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  • Profile picture of the author Burgina
    Hello Nicholas,

    Thank you for sharing your story.

    Yeah, it takes time to establish a profitable business.
    It also requires discipline and good planning.

    I wish you good luck in growing your evergreen 'garden'!

    Burgina
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  • Profile picture of the author Trevor
    Comparing business growth to how plants grow is a good analogy. It may take a few weeks or months of careful planning and hard-working until you start seeing the results, but when your business takes off, that's when the real money starts coming in.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
    thank you everyone for taking the time to read this post, I am happy to know that I have inspired and helped you along your journey to success.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lisha5684
    I actually just wrote a blog post about how my husband and I planted grass seed and it took a few weeks for us to see any sprouts. You have to be patient, and keep watering. Don't give up on your grass seed, it will eventually turn into grass if you cultivate it and treat it like your little baby
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  • Profile picture of the author jvreview
    Congratulations, over 2,000 posts ... there's really a lot! I didn't stick with my original Forum id and now I have only 20 posts :-)

    However, I did stick with what I've been doing successfully for years and it pays.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Great tips and thanks for the motivational talk. Alot of people on here needs this knowledge.
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    Thank you for sharing your tips, they were very motivational.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnben1444
    Great work and well done but looks you don't frequent here.

    You have been here since 2008 and it took you 4yrs to achieve 2, 000 post and i don't know you too as am familiar with lots of people here.
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    • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
      Originally Posted by johnben1444 View Post

      Great work and well done but looks you don't frequent here.

      You have been here since 2008 and it took you 4yrs to achieve 2, 000 post and i don't know you too as am familiar with lots of people here.
      I'm usually off running my business, but this is a great place to spend some time on each day. It's one of my most visited websites
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      • Profile picture of the author DubDubDubDot
        Originally Posted by nicholasb View Post

        I'm usually off running my business
        Which is?...
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    • Profile picture of the author Lisha5684
      Originally Posted by johnben1444 View Post

      Great work and well done but looks you don't frequent here.

      You have been here since 2008 and it took you 4yrs to achieve 2, 000 post and i don't know you too as am familiar with lots of people here.
      Interesting that you said that considering it has taken you 3 years to achieve 1500 posts. So you're going at the same rate as nicholasb...
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      Don't really understand the point of this post....

      Originally Posted by johnben1444 View Post

      Great work and well done but looks you don't frequent here.

      You have been here since 2008 and it took you 4yrs to achieve 2, 000 post and i don't know you too as am familiar with lots of people here.
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  • Profile picture of the author GforceSage
    Congrats Nicholas,

    Since you mentioned it, what are some of your other favorite websites? Anything business related?

    I have learned of a bunch of interesting sites to check out from those here on the forum.
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    • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
      Not too many sites actually, I found that there's not really much to do online except make money and play games

      I do like to spend some time on nesplay.com any chance I get.

      I love the old retro NES games

      Originally Posted by GforceSage View Post

      Congrats Nicholas,

      Since you mentioned it, what are some of your other favorite websites? Anything business related?

      I have learned of a bunch of interesting sites to check out from those here on the forum.
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      • Profile picture of the author montero
        Originally Posted by nicholasb View Post

        Not too many sites actually, I found that there's not really much to do online except make money and play games.
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        You're kidding! :-) Making money is not very interesting (proof is that, given the chance, most of us would drop it in a minute if we could retire). Playing games is a matter of personal taste. They bore me to tears. But the web is full of the most interesting material imaginable. It's like every library on earth is available at your fingertips; the blogs and other sites of very intelligent and knowledgeable people and of institutions in every sphere of knowledge imaginable; just the Wikipedia alone is a marvel.
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    Your Words are True. "Give enough people want they want and you will get what you want."
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    Inspiring. Congrats on your success.
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    Congratulation on your 2000 post. Good advise thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author gpwilson
    I think not only newbie but those who are struggling in this IM field need to read this success story.
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    That's great, and congrats!
    How much valuable lesson you get or shared then? 2k posts
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  • Profile picture of the author Sheila Ross
    I do not know of another lucky man other than you who have made $300 profit in his 1st week in IM and $3000 within first 30 days. Unbelievable success. I would love to know about your working sector. In which sector of IM do you work? Affiliate, adsense, clickbak?
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  • Profile picture of the author kstavert
    thank you Nicolas... copied your post and keeping it by my side
    Thanks Karen
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  • Profile picture of the author sivricmarijan
    Nicholas, I'm glad you succeeded and I know I will achieve success like you did, but I think I have more problems than you did. I already have a full-time job and I can't afford to quit it. Do you have any advice? What should I do? I don't have a lot of free time because I work 9-5...
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  • Profile picture of the author dukegman
    This is a really inspiring post. I meant I totally feel like you are talking to me, because thats what Ive been doing wrong for such a long time. I always went after the shinning thing, then all of a sudden lost interest and went after something. And when I stopped doing that, I have already started to see success coming in. Really inspirational post. I am going to bookmark this, and whenever I feel like quiting my current project, I will definately read this post and hopefully focus on my current project. Thanks a lot for this, nicholasb!
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  • Profile picture of the author willisk
    I agree, taking action for newbie Internet marketers is the toughest step to get through. Most just need to focus on one project rather than one hundred different ones.

    Thanks for such an inspiring post.
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  • Profile picture of the author napoleonfirst
    First, I think that only billionaires have real success. Second, this post is great but I do not think people who spend their days tinking at their BBs or PCs are out of the world. I you worry about what other people think, you are dead. Of course, it is important to help others as in the long run you are helping yourself if you think it over.
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    Both commitment and persistence is the key to succeed an online business like nicholasb.
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  • Profile picture of the author YoichiSpeaks
    This was very inspiring.

    I believe thinkers like this change the industry for the better.
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    Some good common sense inspiration there!! Time for me to buckle down a little more.
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    • Profile picture of the author jakejoh10
      Great post! Very motivating, especially for a beginner like myself.

      At the beginning, I was dabbling in a bunch of random stuff, hoping I would find that magic "method".

      But, just recently I said screw all of the BS and finally focused myself on one project at a time, and I'm beginning to see results. Things changed when I started treating this like a business, not just some income on the side that I can mess around with from time to time.

      Everything you said in your post is 100% true, and I hope this message spreads even beyond the scope of this forum.

      Thanks again.

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    • Profile picture of the author TishTopicsTV
      All very good comments. The first of course rings true to me too. We all go for that shiny new object. The internet is contagious. It holds you, and then of course the world and it's people fall by the way-side.

      You make a very good point. Meeting with people is important. In fact it is key not only because you cannot do this in a vacuum but because most of the time you are going to learn something of value for your business as well as help someone.

      I enjoy going industry conferences mostly. It is a great way to make friends, meet people and learn about what others are doing. Be careful not to always buy the 10,000 course thats pitched, but if you do buy it -- by all means use it.

      Anyway, i really like the travel, and the networking that doing the "people" thing brings. Great post and thanks again...
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    • Profile picture of the author eac113
      action, action, action, good stuff and congrats on the success
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    thnks for the great inspiring post
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Monaco
    Very helpful for building the right mindset, especially for a newbie like me. Much appreciated. Thanks for taking the time to share this Nick!
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    This is very inspirational. I can tell that this post is very genuine and heartfelt. I especially liked the point where you said that focusing on helping people and solving people's problems rather than focusing on how much money you can make will bring success. I can relate to that statement; there is a whole lot of truth in that statement. I am a Real Estate Agent and when I first got my license in 1995, every time I received a call from a client, I saw dollar signs, even before I even took them to look at a house, I would calculate how much commission I was gonna make from this client. As the years went by and I matured in that business, I realized that I was a source of help for people and that I was assisting people in making a huge life decision, in becoming home owners. Once I realized that I could actually solve folks problems and also provide a very valuable service for them, then my business hit auto pilot because I was known as a Realtor who cared about people rather than one who only seemed to care about money. I will definitely apply this principle to internet marketing. Thanks for opening my eyes up.
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  • Profile picture of the author thedanbrown
    awesome post man! Great advice and truly inspirational. I have to admit I was guilty of a lot of the things you spoke of when I first started out.

    Once you can make that mindset adjustment to know know and do x,y, and z to achieve your goals then you can actually start to see growth.

    Like you said, buy the seed, dig a hole, plant it, nurture, care for it, and protect it...
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    Hey I respect you bud and have seen what you have done. Congrats with your work.
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  • Profile picture of the author The Copy Nazi
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    I've also learned that hiding behind the computer, and avoiding people will do more harm than good.
    Hilarious. Might pay you to practice what you preach. I last spoke to you on Skype 10/5/12. All you had to say was "Thanks but no thanks".
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  • Profile picture of the author kayode10
    This is a great post. Have read this post, my point of view about internet marketing has totally change. if fact, I think this is one of the best advice in in online marketing industry, it has maximum impact.
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    That was Inspiring, Thanks for sharing your experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author J. P.
    nicholasb,

    Thank you for this message. I'm applying what you've said right now in a few different ways. I'm posting more in the WF. I'm taking massive action. It's going to be fun to see what happens.
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    Great post! You've said it well--relationships are what count on the internet as well as in life. Thank you for your post!
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    Thank you so much for the inspiration. Today is my second day in warrior forum and this is the first post I have read from start to finish. I reckon its a great start for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author davidtye
    Very good post and very true indeed.
    It is so easy to flit around constantly looking for the next big thing and not concentrating on the job/business in hand.
    The moral of the story is 'Stay Focused' and you will get there!
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  • Profile picture of the author Busterbob
    Nicholas, You have learned the 'secret' to being successful, not only with internet marketing, but this formula will change every aspect of your life if applied. When I hear people saying how hard something is, typically I find someone who is self-absorbed and seeking personal gratification from needing money, power, or control. When we realize that life itself is all about 'karma' , doing what is right for the right reason, we suddenly find our lives change for the best. Thanks for reminding each of us just how important it is to focus on the needs of others and the success that comes from helping others!
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  • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
    This was such a solid post that I read it a second time not realizing that I had read it back in August of last year.

    Timeless wisdom in the OP, especially the parts about building a real business and not chasing fads.

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  • Profile picture of the author TimothyTorrents
    Great post! It was like a motivational speech. You just inspired me to start working! Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author JHandy
    Didn't realize that the post was from last year, but it is very relevant any day. With this mindset many can and will go far. A very wise man told me years ago to "not be weary in well doing for in due season you will reap if you don't faint". Sometimes we give up too quick chasing so many so called successful people and trying to apply what they've shared. Not really realizing what they have gone through to get there. I say it over and over. Take your time and build your business one day at a time. Help as many people as you can at it will come back to you.

    Great post Nicholas.
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  • Profile picture of the author govomg
    Nicholasb couldn't have put it better, I think deep down most of us know there is no magic button, but that takes a while in the IM game for it to hit home, many of us have fallen for the shiny new object trap, heck theres a whole business built on selling to the people still looking for the Button. Cheers Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author sidneyng
    Great stuff - I just saw your post (perhaps too late). I think most people approach IM as a hobby and get upset that things don't work when they don't "put in the work" instead of hoping for a "one click silver bullet".

    And you are right - treating it as a business - having targets and actually investing time and work to make it work - is what is needed!
    Great post!
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  • Profile picture of the author David Mcalorum
    Love this post. Sadly, lots of people somehow believe that
    simply purchasing something is going to make them money.

    In most cases this is not true. With a well executed plan it can be.

    (you can buy plenty of things that can make you money, like
    product creation services, copywriting servies and traffic)

    Its all how you look at it.. And you need to look at it like it is...
    Which is a business.

    I remember Frank Kern once saying "I don't know why people
    keep on buying these 2k courses.. when they can just spend 2k on traffic"
    And its so damn true.

    Information not used is just intellectual. There is no value in that.
    The value is in applied knowledge.
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  • Profile picture of the author masterbis
    Originally Posted by nicholasb View Post

    Just look at how many domains you have, in many different niches, and that you have nothing really built on any of them.
    That really punch me hard! Investing my money over several websites, which mostly neglected like you said, and then turn to others, cost a lot of many and energy for nothing.

    But being a part timer online, I means having a job offline that really taken all my time before, were the things that made me unable to focus on online business.

    It was me reading book called The Present by Spencer Johnson that reminds me I still have un-finish tasks from past. "The Present" taught me to concentrate on what's going on now in our life, at the same time, learning from mistake from the past, and make plan for the future. Seems at 1st, the previous sentence are same old talking. But if we dig deeper there were millions of meaning to it.

    And so i learn that over the past years, started from 2007 when i 1st interested on Internet Marketing, I was abundant it and gain pretty much nothing. So I decided after THE PRESENT i had to make a different move this time. Starting to consistently every day doing something in IM term. Because now, just like u said, i wanna take this as serious business. I know i still have option outside IM in the real world, and making quite good income from it. But IM is not only going to give me extra income, but IM has a border-less opportunity for anyone seeking real financial and time freedom.

    Good luck to all warriors, including myself!
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    • Profile picture of the author fmolina2010
      Just saw this thread from your sig nicholasb. To commit 100% to what you do. To realize that this is business and not employment. Very good advice. Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author cyberzolo
    Thank you for sharing your story
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    great stuff nicholas, I know you are one of the ones that walk the walk and this is a breath of fresh air especially for the newbies out there. :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author funtoosh
    nicholasb good story and I really like to read such stories.

    My main problem is I probably know too many things. (Jack of all, master of one (web hosting industry, but i can't get into it due to the non-competition agreement))

    I've been running hosting business since 12 years which i just sold out last month for a decent cash, I've good technical knowledge, including server management, security etc...

    I even have experience with C#, ubot, etc...

    My main expertise is server management/security but due to the non-competition agreement i cannot join any other hosting company, so I'm currently working on to get into IM (have not done anything big in it yet)

    I daily plan to do something in C#, then few blog posts, ubot based product development for IM etc... As you probably know doing too many things at the same will lead you nowhere and just creates confusion. I actually wasted 2 weeks in this confusion.

    But posts from people like you really keep me on track and motivated and for now I am just sticking on creating a software based product for IM using UBOT to launch my first WSO, hopefully if everything works out good I'll be able to launch my first WSO within next 30 days

    Thanks again
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  • Profile picture of the author bighostchennai
    Thanks for Inspirational tip: Focusing on how to help to solve a probelm in a niche rather widely going on at making money..
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  • Profile picture of the author hbhanot
    Great post. You just cleared things for many. Main problem when one don't take it as a real business.
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  • Profile picture of the author fvandy
    Great advice. The key is to weather the storm and stay consistent.
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  • Profile picture of the author beasty513
    Nice to see someone successful and helping others become that
    by giving priceless advice that we all can use.

    Much thanks for this.
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  • Profile picture of the author greenowl123
    Great post and good advice on how to do business.

    Sharing knowledge with others is also a way to bring good Karma into your life and have even more success. And this seems to be what you are doing.

    Everyone should read your post TWICE !
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  • Profile picture of the author PoondK
    This is highly motivating. Thank you!
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  • Profile picture of the author muckbusters
    NicholasB, congratulations on your 2000th post. I have enjoyed reading your post today as its very educational and shows the way to most people, of how to be successful in internet marketing and particularly how to focus. A lot of information that is useful like this is not given by others to new people who come into this type of business which is a pity.
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  • Profile picture of the author mtubuzz
    A great post for the youngsters like me who have just entered into the blogging world, blogging is all about patience and strong determination.
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  • Profile picture of the author kanuj
    Originally Posted by nicholasb View Post

    Over the years I have been observing, watching, practicing and learning and here is what I have determined are the main reasons I have become so successful.

    I have been full time with IM since day 1, and it didn't take me long to see success, I made almost $300 profit my very first week, and almost $3,000 profit my first 30 days.

    From day 1 I understood that this was a business, and that all businesses take time, commitment, investment, and some temporary failures and even some tears.

    I also understood that a business is like a garden, you have to work hard to get the soil ready, dig and, plant the seed, care for and nurture that seed, protect it, water it, and protect it from critters.

    This takes some time, but if done properly you can harvest, and enjoy the crop. You can take a little time off and feast, but then it's not long before you have to do it again.

    A buisness is the same, everyday you have to do something, and you may not see a result for the first few months.

    To stop and chase something else is like not watering your seed, or trying to dig it up and see if it's growing. You decide to not water your seed for a few weeks but still expect it to grow.

    Every time you do this you have to start from scratch.

    You have to commit 100% and apply yourself, at first it may seem like nothing is happening and that your efforts aren't producing results. When in reality you just haven't given it enough time.

    Just look at how many domains you have, in many different niches, and that you have nothing really built on any of them.

    You planted the seed but then neglected it and gave it no water, no sunlight and then got mad at the seed for not growing.

    I have also learned that truly wanting to help people has been a great advantage for me. Instead of focusing on "how can I make the most money the fastest?"

    I focused on "how can I help these people solve their problems?" "How can I provide a real service and serve these people effectively?"

    By actually wanting to provide a world service, it has forced me to take my time, do my research, figure out what problems people are having, and how I can truly help them solve them.

    By actually helping people solve problems and fix things that are wrong with their lives, I truly feel I have made a positive change in the world, and that I have also been rewarded very handsomely for doing so.

    I've also learned that hiding behind the computer, and avoiding people will do more harm than good.

    It doesn't pay to be afraid of other human beings, we are all in this together, and when people reach out to you for you help, they want to get to know you. They want to see you and they want to hear you.

    You are not some mysterious super hero hiding behind a mask, you are a real person, who is dedicated to helping other human beings, and when you commit to putting yourself out there and helping people you will be rewarded more handsomely than someone who just wants to hide and collect money form a bunch of random strangers.

    I have built so many real relationships, met people for dinner, talked on the phone about our families, our hobbies and interests, and not just business stuff.

    I have established relationships with people all over the world. People that if I ever seen in real life would be welcomed into my home, invited to meet my family and share a dinner with.

    I have learned to not chase the next greatest loophole fad or gimmick, and have learned to build my business on core priciples that have been working for hundreds of years, and that will continue to work for thousands of years, even if the internet was to up and vanish.

    I hope I have been able to help people see and realize some basic truths, and I hope that the lessons I have learned over the years will help many people fo years to come.

    Thanks for sharing inspirational and outstanding write up , gave me a little dose which i was looking for to march the long road

    Thank You
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  • Profile picture of the author onlinebizgiant
    This is why I like warrior forum, real people share real life experience, struggles, success. Have seen many threads like this but this one is truly exceptional. Thanks dude.
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  • Profile picture of the author bassem
    This is truly the right thing to say, if you don't want to help others with the information you already know, you can't see real success.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ronald Nats
    Thank You very Much
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  • Profile picture of the author Zak L.
    Wow - PHENOMENAL post - bookmarked :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author SK123
      What a great and inspiring post...! Consistency and focus...that's the lesson. Having an attitude to help others and the money comes thereafter---that's the philosophy .... Thanks Nicholasb for the great motivation.

      ..SK.
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  • Profile picture of the author raxiq
    Originally Posted by nicholasb View Post


    I have established relationships with people all over the world. People that if I ever seen in real life would be welcomed into my home, invited to meet my family and share a dinner with.
    And thats the best part of it!
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  • Profile picture of the author skmyna
    Congratulations for your 2000 +th post Nicholas. Very inspiring for the newbies who have just started their journey.
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  • Profile picture of the author Carlos Stratton
    Internet Marketing is truely an amazing journey!

    Thanks for sharing your inspiring story.
    Carlos
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  • Profile picture of the author DubDubDubDot
    10,000 views for this thread. And OP didn't really say anything. haha
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    $3,000 in your first month is a blessing man. You must've been very focused and hungry to make that happen. Congrats on a successful IM career and retiring at such an early age.
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