What i ve learnt the past 30 years about life and Internet Marketing

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Hello fellow Warriors.

Today i am turning 30.I still can't believe how the last 5 years of my life have passed. And i have to say i am grateful for what i have lived so far and the experience i have gained all these years.

So, what is this post all about? Is it just to gain some "Happy Birthday" wishes?Yes, sure, i would love that But, it's not only that. I started this thread to give my perspective on how should we deal with life and business.Here's my advice.You are welcome to use what works, you are welcome to throw what you find is nonsense.

So, this is my 30th birthday evaluation.

1. Life's GREAT!The world is full of opportunities and ready to be explored!There are millions of interesting people waiting for you to meet!Yes, YOU!Don't throw away your life simply by working,eating and sleeping.You can travel,play music, go to a movie, go to gym, hang out with with a friend, go snowboarding, swim at the sea, enjoy a meal, have a cold beer,play games,.... and the list is ENDLESS! GO enjoy your LIFE!

2. People are GREAT! Yes, sure there are crappy people too but most of the people i meet are trully HAPPY, smiling and looking the bright side of life.Imagine living in my country(Greece) and having to hear all the day people wining about their paychecks, the economical crisis and s**t like that. It is really annoying.Step away from people that bring you down and start hanging out with people that lift you UP!

3. Always find time for your beloved ones.Everyone has a close a friend, wife, father, sister, colleague that has been neglected from us because "i have a lot of work to do,we 'll spend time tomorrow".And that tomorrow never comes.Time flies.Remember that.

4. Forgive anyone that has been unfair to you.People have their bad times and make mistakes.We also make mistakes.It's good to forgive and make piece with your "enemies"

5. Start giving money, food, clothes, anything you can, to charities. I was never that kind of guy.I never remember my self giving money to charities.And it's not because i didn't want to. It was because i always said that "if i have a lot of money, i will give some of them to charities".WRONG! Last month i gave 20€ to the "Medicins Sans Frontiers" (or "Doctors without Borders").It was not that much of an amount but i felt really GREAT! With that 20€ i gave clean water to 200 kids in Africa that don't have the ability to drink as we do.Think about how easy it's for us to have a glass of water and how people in Africa have to travel 5 miles every day to get to fresh clean water.

6. Do what you want and follow your passion! Someone has told you that he was into Internet Marketing and he was making loads of money.You hate computers, you have no idea about Internet Marketing but still you want to make money.Following IM in this case is the wrong choice. Don't chase the money.This is what i have been doing for the past 30 years and never made tons of money. Following your passion and helping others getting what they want in life, will eventually get you the desired life you always dreamt of. Noone's gonna give you money just because you are pretty! Fullfill a need, sell a useful product, make people feel happy and you will make money.Guaranteed.

7. Be grateful for what you already have.Do not always growl about everything.Some people are in a better fate from others.Some people are worse.I am not rich but i make a great living with all i already have.I have a big house, a nice car, a motorcycle, my friends, my family, my fiancee and work from wherever i want.Why shouldn't i be grateful?

8. Internet Marketing related. I ve been into Interent Marketing for about 4 years now.I quit my job 18 months ago and never looked back since.It was the best decision of my life.I am not rich but i always remind myself that i am pretty lucky to have discovered the beautiful world of Internet Marketing and it's endless possibilities. As i said before, i am one of the many examples here in the Warrrior Forum that actually making money from the Internet.For all the newbies out there : This IM thing WORKS!You won't be rich in 10 days but you will have the ability to make a lot of money if you learn all(or most of them) the aspects of Internet Marketing.Guaranteed.

9. Focus.Do you know what focus means?
F(ollow) O(ne) C(ourse) U(ntil) S(ucessful).
Follow only one method Until you make money.The hardest part is to make 1$.Then you will learn how to scale this up and make more money.Guaranteed.You can easily get angry, anxious or filled up to the neck with all that information given away related to Internet Marketing.

10. Get a mentor/coach.The money you will give him, it will the best money you will ever spend.Do your research and find someone with proven results and success with other people.Don't let scammers waist your time and money.If your coach knows what he's doing, you will be his next success story.Guaranteed.

Hope this will help some of you see the things with a different perspective.

Have a nice day Warriors

Dimitris
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  • Profile picture of the author RockNRolla
    First of all Dimitris, happy 30th birthday! I'll be joining you in a few years time and I'm dreading it! I have to agree with you on the points you've made, you sound like you are focussed on what you are doing and have worked out the main elements of what it takes to succeed.

    All the best for your next 30 years
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  • Profile picture of the author salegurus
    χαρούμενα γενέθλια - Your 30's are going to fly by compared to your 20's trust me
    Make the most out of them, the harder you work now the more time you will have to enjoy the benefits later....
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    Amen to #3: Hang out with people that LIFT YOU UP. This is why I always try and give practical advice and ENCOURAGE people.
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesW3
    Happy Birthday!
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    • Profile picture of the author Snow_Predator
      Happy birthday Dimitris

      Thanks for the tips. The FOCUS acronym was my favourite
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      • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
        Happy Birthday Dimitris!

        I just wanted to say that it sounds like you have made good use of the life experiences that you've lived through and gained some sound wisdom along the way. It shows that you have your head on straight. I do know of some 30 year olds who don't and haven't learned many of the lessons that life brought their way through experiences in the way you have.

        Keep walking that way and you'll be amazed at the doors that will open for you as you continue on that path.

        Anyway, here is to thirty more.

        Terra
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        • Profile picture of the author Dimitris Skiadas
          Originally Posted by MissTerraK View Post

          Happy Birthday Dimitris!

          I just wanted to say that it sounds like you have made good use of the life experiences that you've lived through and gained some sound wisdom along the way. It shows that you have your head on straight. I do know of some 30 year olds who don't and haven't learned many of the lessons that life brought their way through experiences in the way you have.

          Keep walking that way and you'll be amazed at the doors that will open for you as you continue on that path.

          Anyway, here is to thirty more.

          Terra
          Thanks Terra for your kind words.

          Thanks everyone else for your warm wishes Really happy that you appreciate the information i shared with you.

          It feels great to accept Birthday wishes and giving back to the community , at the same time.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jeff Schuman
            Happy Birthday Dimitris!

            I remember when I turned 30 almost 25 years ago. Actually I do not remember it very well because in the next 25 years your mental hard drive will fill up and you will get old and forgetful like me.

            I like what you have written. I really like #6 on follow your passion. The best thing I did in the last 10 years was learn how to do Internet marketing for money. I still love this business, but know it is not for everyone.

            Do what you love most and it will never seem like work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Ning Lo
    Great post and Happy Birthday

    What i love the most is the "don't chase the money" part.

    Cheers,

    Gary
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  • Profile picture of the author lukedrewer
    Happy Birthday Dimitris!

    As a newbie this is a great post!
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