Advice on taking it to the next step

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Hello everyone,

I was looking for some advice on moving my internet career further, I have been at it for about 2 years now part time. I didn't invest to much maybe €200 over the course of this time. At the start my revenue stream was up and down etc and it has since levelled out.

Now I am not making a fortune, possibly €30 - €50 Euro Per month, this not much work. I have a number of websites bringing in income from adsense, affiliates, fiverr. Obviously I would like to increase my income, but my questions if to those who have been in this similar position what did you do/how did you do it? Any suggestions for me. How would I take to the next step I.E earning 100 - 200€ p/month.

Thanks in advance!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Blades
    How would I take to the next step I.E earning 100 - 200€ p/month
    Just scale up what you been doing, build some more sites
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    • Profile picture of the author palmer9999
      Originally Posted by Alex Blades View Post

      Just scale up what you been doing, build some more sites
      Good point, but initially I invested so much into all the different sites etc checking everything every day updating this updating that and now I just check once a week. If I invest the time I would like to get a return, now I know your thinking that its the name of the game, but how do you motivate yourself to do it.
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      • Profile picture of the author Alex Blades
        Good point, but initially I invested so much into all the different sites etc checking everything every day updating this updating that and now I just check once a week. If I invest the time I would like to get a return, now I know your thinking that its the name of the game
        To make bigger money you have to think big. Try and start making your own products, that is where the money is at. Building a list would also be a great way to make more money.

        If you are spending alot of time trying to maintain those little earners, then I know you would have no problem with building a list and products. Doesn't matter what niche you target, build a list first and try to build rapport with them. If you can't build your product, you can outsource it or use PLR and repackage to sell it to them. Selling something to them for $47 is alot better than trying to get a click for 50 cents, that's why I never liked Adsense.

        but how do you motivate yourself to do it.
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      • Profile picture of the author marc7
        Originally Posted by palmer9999 View Post

        but how do you motivate yourself to do it.
        Hey Palmer,

        The advice you have been given above is right and it works. Build your list and create your own products. That way you are in control!

        In reference the quote.

        If you are sometimes not motivated, no worries, it happens. But you must control it. If not, it can really hinder you from achieving your goals.

        Here is a little something to get you going when you feel like your not making progress. It's not the holy grail of motivation, but I hope it helps you because I've felt the same way in the past.

        1. You have to have a strong WHY! Why are building an online business? Are building it to support your family, to make payments on your personal possessions, to help others, to put extra cash in your pocket, hate working for others people (like I do ), simply love marketing, etc? Push yourself because of your "WHY"

        2. You must believe in yourself and most importantly believe in your dream. When it seems as if your not making any progress, you have to know that the little things you do adds up to big results in the long run.

        3. Surround yourself around like-minded people. If your friends and family are not interested in online marketing, you can most likely find some meetups in your state or city. You can find meet ups at meetup.com. Get out and meet new people. Attend summits if you are able to.

        4. Set out to help at least 1 person a day, if not more. We are entrepreneurs. We are in the business of helping other people solve their problems. You can do this through forums, social media, or even offline.

        5. See yourself in the future! See your business in the future. What will you be doing? How much income will you be generating per month? How many people will you have helped, who will you be working with?

        I could go on for days

        Overall, you are 2 years deep into online marketing. I know your not going to give up, but do not even look back. Set reachable goals and work a little each day to reach them.

        To Your Success!

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        • Profile picture of the author livo
          As Paul says building a list is probably the best advise anyone can have when starting Internet Marketing!

          Building relationships can and will get people to purchase from you because they trust you.

          Also having a good list is also a great way to create a passive income
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  • Profile picture of the author paul nicholls
    you need to create your own product and build a list

    having your own list is so much more stable and profitable

    i too used to do adsense and clickbank stuff and it's ok and good to start with but as soon
    as you get a bit of experience behind you becoming a product owner and creator is the way forward

    Paul
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  • Profile picture of the author 2cents
    I have to agree with Paul here.

    There have been too many times I have been let down by google, facebook, or anything other service.

    Scale what you're doing but make your own giant list out of whatever you are doing and promote through that as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author thedanbrown
    Hey man, my best advice would be to start building your list because that is a reliable and long-term asset...

    It sounds so cliche to say because everyone says it but there's a reason...

    Anyways, I'm actually hosting a free 30 day challenge for anyone who wants to build a list and make sales. Feel free to pm me if you want details
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  • Profile picture of the author palmer9999
    Thanks all for the advice, it seems the main points are Build A list and Sell your own product / service

    I will put some of your suggestions into play!
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