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Hi, I'm a professional web developer, and I need to make money online.
I want to start developing a tool and I want to make money from this tool, I thought to make a scarper, a tool with many modules to scrape clients from Craigslist, I saw this Idea from the program "Predator", by George Brown, but I don't know if it deserves the effort. Really I need your help to guide me, I know in this forum, there are many experienced guys that know how to make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author BrianDouglas
    I would say to clone the 5 or 10 best plugins in wordpress extend area, make them better than what is offered there, gimp them for free versions that only require you login to download them, and offer "pro" versions for upgrades.
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    • Profile picture of the author smart_sdr
      Thanks Brian, to work on wordpress plugins, it will need a learn curve, then analyzing other's work, it will need a lot of time, I worked, on many frameworks, Zend Framework 1.10, Symfony2, Code Igniter, Smarty template, and knows HTML, CSS, JS, mysql db, administrating linux server, bash scripting, .net framework, and much more.
      But I don't have experience on working with wordpress internal code (plugins, themes...etc), joomla, drupal, yii framework.
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  • Profile picture of the author BrianDouglas
    Maybe while learning WordPress coding, you can offer the services you already mastered on freelancing sites. Could be a good bank to supplement the time you spend learning.
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  • Profile picture of the author smart_sdr
    I don't need to work as a freelancer, as I have a full time job as a programmer, I need to do some online tools, that can earn money from them by monthly subscriptions, and this can be a constant income.
    I don't know what the market needs, that's why I asked, does it deserve the efforts to build a Craigslist scraper, that can find customers, for example, if the user search "iphone", it can scrape Craigslist for the customers that are searching "iphone", can the user can then export their emails, and send them a CPA offer, it's just an idea taken from software "Predator".
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  • Profile picture of the author BrianDouglas
    That changes things significantly.

    In my opinion, it also sounds like spam, which I don't get down with, sorry. Someone else may have what you need.
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    • Profile picture of the author smart_sdr
      @Brian: Thanks for your reply, really I was not sure if it's spam or not, becuase the people there on Craigslist are asking for a service and their email is left there as a way of communication, if you send them what they need, I don't think it will be a spam, maybe I'm wrong in how I'm thinking.
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  • Profile picture of the author thedanbrown
    If I were you I would message a few warriors on here and see what type of problems they are having. You can use those problems to create a rough outline of what you think would be a good plugin that solves their problem. You could also take a look through the WSO section and see what plugins are selling tons of copies and use those ideas as the foundation.
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    • Profile picture of the author smart_sdr
      @thedanbrown: Thanks a lot for you advice.
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      • Profile picture of the author NathanCee
        try this... you will get a bunch of information about what you are looking..
        Click Here.

        Hope that helps...
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        • Profile picture of the author smart_sdr
          Hi NathanCee, thank for the link, but it's a paying service, did you try it ? if yes, did it help you to create a successful business ?
          What I need is an online tool idea that I can create and make money from it, by offering a monthly subscription.
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