What I am doing wrong?

by abbe77
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I am struggling to earn money from my blog makemoneyroom.com and only have expectation to achieve a very small target of $10/month. Tried few ways but no success. Blog is at least 1 year old . Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
#earn $10 per month #wrong
  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

    What I am doing wrong?
    You're trying to teach people how to make money without yourself being able to make money. This is probably the single commonest cause of beginning internet marketers' failures. It's just not a suitable niche, at all.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      You're trying to teach people how to make money without yourself being able to make money. This is probably the single commonest cause of beginning internet marketers' failures. It's just not a suitable niche, at all.
      Its not the answer of my question. I am learning and write in my blog what I read regarding how to make money. I m not making money by those methods, do not mean that others won't.
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

        Its not the answer of my question.
        It's not the answer you wanted; it's the one you needed - sorry about that.

        Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

        I am learning and write in my blog what I read regarding how to make money.
        That's why you have the problem: you and 10,000 other people with no successful experience or credibility are doing that. You perhaps don't see them because you don't look for them, and you don't read all their threads here.

        Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

        I m not making money by those methods, do not mean that others won't.
        "My case rests".

        You've gone into a line of self-employment in which, overall, perhaps 97% of people fail to make any significant amount of money and 3% succeed (depending on whose figures you believe - the exact figures don't matter very much: the point is self-evident), and you're making probably the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make; but when you ask "What am I doing wrong?" and people tell you, you want to argue with them about it and defend your position, rather than discussing it sensibly and practically. I'm not trying to "have a go" at you: I'm trying to answer your question openly and honestly and also to explain to you why you're effectively making it very difficult indeed (not to mention unappealing!) for anyone who actually knows what they're talking about to try to help you, here - sorry.

        The reality is that you may make money and start building a real business when you get out of that niche and into "cauliflower soup recipes", or "decorating kids' bedroom ceilings", or "growing grapes in your backyard", or "skating videos" (these are intended as abstract examples, not necessarily literal ones, although in fact at least two of those do happen to be real niches from which real people make real money) and/or something of which you have real experience, yourself, and actually know something about. There's some practical, constructive, sensible advice for you, but it's up to you whether or not you're willing to listen to it - I wish you well, either way.
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          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          You've gone into a line of self-employment in which, overall, perhaps 97% of people fail to make any significant amount of money and 3% succeed
          I doubt this percent is THAT high. More like a 0,3% if we are talking about money that is consistent and enough to live off.

          Yeah, 3% of IM'rs could have have made a single buck in their lives, but not much more.
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        • Profile picture of the author abbe77
          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          It's not the answer you wanted; it's the one you needed - sorry about that.



          That's why you have the problem: you and 10,000 other people with no successful experience or credibility are doing that. You perhaps don't see them because you don't look for them, and you don't read all their threads here.



          "My case rests".

          You've gone into a line of self-employment in which, overall, perhaps 97% of people fail to make any significant amount of money and 3% succeed (depending on whose figures you believe - the exact figures don't matter very much: the point is self-evident), and you're making probably the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make; but when you ask "What am I doing wrong?" and people tell you, you want to argue with them about it and defend your position, rather than discussing it sensibly and practically. I'm not trying to "have a go" at you: I'm trying to answer your question openly and honestly and also to explain to you why you're effectively making it very difficult indeed (not to mention unappealing!) for anyone who actually knows what they're talking about to try to help you, here - sorry.

          The reality is that you may make money and start building a real business when you get out of that niche and into "cauliflower soup recipes", or "decorating kids' bedroom ceilings", or "growing grapes in your backyard", or "skating videos" (these are intended as abstract examples, not necessarily literal ones, although in fact at least two of those do happen to be real niches from which real people make real money) and/or something of which you have real experience, yourself, and actually know something about. There's some practical, constructive, sensible advice for you, but it's up to you whether or not you're willing to listen to it - I wish you well, either way.
          You just wasting your time in this thread with useless statistics.... you know how to build or design a website...if you can build such a CRAP site without knowing anything about it...why can't I try make money online niche... We are not born with skills, we learn it by trials and errors....
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          • Profile picture of the author Joe Mobley
            A variation from another thread,

            Originally Posted by Joe Mobley View Post

            Your inability to see the facts,

            Your eagerness to justify yourself instead of objectively review the constructive input,

            Your defensive posture,

            You are not ready.
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            Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

            We are not born with skills, we learn it by trials and errors....
            If you are smart and wise, all of the "errors" don't have to be yours.

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    • Profile picture of the author Tbyrd626
      I have to agree with Alexa, there is no personalization...the site is very cold.
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      • Profile picture of the author hometutor
        It's a nice site

        Your affiliate product took me off your page. Create a false target or get the external links plugin for wordpress.

        Keep the site, hopefully you're using a hosting service that gives you multiple domains for free.

        Start a site you can monetize with SOMETHING YOU LOVE!
        What are you passionate about
        What burns in your soul
        What do others ask you about ALL THE TIME

        If you're going to be in business, start a business with something you LOVE. That way you'll never "work" a day in your life. Not completely true. There's always grunt work to do, but the goals are heartfelt not wallet felt.

        Passion expressed is one of the best sales tools there is!

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      • Profile picture of the author abbe77
        Originally Posted by Tbyrd626 View Post

        I have to agree with Alexa, there is no personalization...the site is very cold.
        Thats what I am asking for how to make it warm... if you have no suggestion, there was no need to increasr the number of your posts
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    • Profile picture of the author madtex
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      You're trying to teach people how to make money without yourself being able to make money. This is probably the single commonest cause of beginning internet marketers' failures. It's just not a suitable niche, at all.
      I agree with Alexa.
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      • Profile picture of the author abbe77
        Originally Posted by madtex View Post

        I agree with Alexa.
        I am not teaching but sharing the informtion only
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  • Profile picture of the author kinyash
    Why dont you start by having adsense on your blog? at least this will earn you something as you think of other ways.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by kinyash View Post

      Why dont you start by having adsense on your blog? at least this will earn you something as you think of other ways.
      google deactivate my account, I guess due to use of traffic exchange sites to drive traffic for my site (mistake but irreversible ) but they never told the exact reason.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ripster
      Originally Posted by kinyash View Post

      Why dont you start by having adsense on your blog? at least this will earn you something as you think of other ways.
      If his blog is new and he hasn't promoted it or done any SEO then he won't really earn anything with AdSense. And from the looks of things, he seems like a beginner.
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  • Profile picture of the author Geenius
    Are you at least trying to build a list?

    Building an email list is one of the most essential things you can do.

    Give your market something of value like a Free ebook the would love in exchange for their email address.

    Then you market affiliate products to them via email (of course you must build a relationship with them as well so that they trust you and view you as an authority.)
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  • Profile picture of the author abbe77
    Yes trying to build a list but hardly 10 subscribers in 1 year
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  • Profile picture of the author leoghi1982
    Don't teach how to make money if you are not making money. It's easy to see that you have no clue on what you're talking about and no one will follow you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Romeo90
    I agree with the others - you need to do it first before teaching others to do it.

    Let me ask you this: If you could not drive a car, would you get in a car and attempt to teach others to drive a car?

    I do have a blog, part of it shows how I made money, and all the experiences that went along with it.

    I show proof of this in many ways (including a video of me logging into my dashboard to show income etc), and as a result, the blog is already making a very small income - and I have nearly 100 subscribers (blog is less than 4 months old).

    Sure, nothing great there, but it as at least on the right lines.

    Good luck.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by Romeo90 View Post

      I agree with the others - you need to do it first before teaching others to do it.

      Let me ask you this: If you could not drive a car, would you get in a car and attempt to teach others to drive a car?

      I do have a blog, part of it shows how I made money, and all the experiences that went along with it.

      I show proof of this in many ways (including a video of me logging into my dashboard to show income etc), and as a result, the blog is already making a very small income - and I have nearly 100 subscribers (blog is less than 4 months old).

      Sure, nothing great there, but it as at least on the right lines.

      Good luck.
      At least one year ago I started this blog actually to collect all the related information about how to make money online. During this year I learn alot. I am earning a handsome amount as a freelance web developer, at fiverrr, lit bit with affiliate marketing.
      What I was trying to ask and the purpose of this thread, like what steps or points I m missing due to which this blog is not generating any money....

      So those who really concentrating the question of this thread "I am trying hard to earn some money from my blog for the last 1 year without any success. Now I really wish to earn $10/month only. Anyone can help me in right direction?" they are visiting and providing great feedback with suggestions.

      But few are only trying to proof himself/herself authority by providing self-generated statitics and useless comments.
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      • Profile picture of the author Stuart Walker
        Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

        I am struggling to earn money from my blog makemoneyroom.com and only have expectation to achieve a very small target of $10/month. Tried few ways but no success. Blog is at least 1 year old . Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
        Delete the site and do the internet a favour.

        Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

        It's not the answer you wanted; it's the one you needed - sorry about that.



        That's why you have the problem: you and 10,000 other people with no successful experience or credibility are doing that. You perhaps don't see them because you don't look for them, and you don't read all their threads here.



        "My case rests".

        You've gone into a line of self-employment in which, overall, perhaps 97% of people fail to make any significant amount of money and 3% succeed (depending on whose figures you believe - the exact figures don't matter very much: the point is self-evident), and you're making probably the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make; but when you ask "What am I doing wrong?" and people tell you, you want to argue with them about it and defend your position, rather than discussing it sensibly and practically. I'm not trying to "have a go" at you: I'm trying to answer your question openly and honestly and also to explain to you why you're effectively making it very difficult indeed (not to mention unappealing!) for anyone who actually knows what they're talking about to try to help you, here - sorry.

        The reality is that you may make money and start building a real business when you get out of that niche and into "cauliflower soup recipes", or "decorating kids' bedroom ceilings", or "growing grapes in your backyard", or "skating videos" (these are intended as abstract examples, not necessarily literal ones, although in fact at least two of those do happen to be real niches from which real people make real money) and/or something of which you have real experience, yourself, and actually know something about. There's some practical, constructive, sensible advice for you, but it's up to you whether or not you're willing to listen to it - I wish you well, either way.
        Listen to what Alexa has just told you.

        Originally Posted by Randall Magwood View Post

        Your site looks pretty good. I would lose the sidebar ad that pops up and never leaves even when you scroll. Also... get out of the "make money online" niche. It's obvious that you dont know how to make money online. How are you going to convince others to do it then? Enter into a different small niche market, and promote products there.
        Did we look at the same site? His site looks dreadful and cheap.

        No one would take it seriously.


        Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

        At least one year ago I started this blog actually to collect all the related information about how to make money online. During this year I learn alot. I am earning a handsome amount as a freelance web developer, at fiverrr, lit bit with affiliate marketing.
        What I was trying to ask and the purpose of this thread, like what steps or points I m missing due to which this blog is not generating any money....

        So those who really concentrating the question of this thread "I am trying hard to earn some money from my blog for the last 1 year without any success. Now I really wish to earn $10/month only. Anyone can help me in right direction?" they are visiting and providing great feedback with suggestions.

        But few are only trying to proof himself/herself authority by providing self-generated statitics and useless comments.
        Right so why not start a blog about web development or freelancing / fiver instead because you actually know about these subjects and can write with some authority.
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        • Profile picture of the author abbe77
          Originally Posted by RockingLastsForever View Post

          Delete the site and do the internet a favour.
          can you please do me a favor by leaving this threa.
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          • Profile picture of the author rosetrees
            Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

            can you please do me a favor by leaving this threa.
            As I said, stop being so defensive. You are doing YOURSELF no favours at all here.

            You have been given good advice, which includes the advice given by RockingLastsForever. If you are ONLY prepared to accept the answers you like and the advice you want to hear, then you seriously need to assess your attitude - both to people and to your business. You are getting frank advice telling you that your site is no good. You KNOW that because it isn't earning you much money.

            You can grow up, man up, learn some manners and develop your business.

            Or you can whinge, whine and moan and wonder why you don't have the respect of fellow forum members and of your clients.

            Your choice.
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  • Profile picture of the author webmonopoly
    You started a website on "how to make money online", but you don't know how to make money online. Isn't that a little strange? The problem is staring you in the face and your being stubborn about it.
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  • Profile picture of the author goindeep
    Why does this always happen, lol. Poor guy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brendon Zahrndt
    abbe77,

    Create a useful WSO on how to make money selling services on Fiverr.

    You already have some successful services there.

    Get writing or recording video.

    Get out of MMO for now. You can always come back later.

    Use your brain man. I know it's in there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Your site looks pretty good. I would lose the sidebar ad that pops up and never leaves even when you scroll. Also... get out of the "make money online" niche. It's obvious that you dont know how to make money online. How are you going to convince others to do it then? Enter into a different small niche market, and promote products there.
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  • Profile picture of the author kayfrank
    How are you getting traffic? What have you got to offer people when they sign up? Do you have any products to sell? If you visited your own site what would you think?
    Perhaps your target market is too broad? Who is your customer?
    Answering some of these questions might give you a clearer idea of what to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author alexmw106
    Your site has no traffic and is not ranking for any keywords. Learn some basic seo knowledge to 1st get ranked.

    Maybe try another niche!
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  • Profile picture of the author aarthielumalai
    I saw your signature about guest posting. Why don't you try that? Guest posting is, after all, a great way to bring in a lot of targeted traffic. My guess is your blog does not have enough traffic, so read this forum for traffic methods first.

    Also, are you updating your blog regularly enough to keep your readers coming back to you? Is your website design professional? Your design plays a major role in your conversions.

    These are just a few things you can look into.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paulee
    How many visitors you can get now? I suggest drive more traffic to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author travlinguy
    People are giving you the right answers. You have info on your site that explains how people can make money online but you aren't able to use the info so you come here and ask. You don't see anything wrong with this?
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by travlinguy View Post

      People are giving you the right answers. You have info on your site that explains how people can make money online but you aren't able to use the info so you come here and ask. You don't see anything wrong with this?
      I am using those information and making money by freelancing, affiliate but not by blogging. So my question is not How To Make $10/month Online but How To Make $10/month by this blog.
      From some suggestions I realized that I need to drive more traffic and some SEO stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author CoachManny
    Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

    I am struggling to earn money from my blog makemoneyroom.com and only have expectation to achieve a very small target of $10/month. Tried few ways but no success. Blog is at least 1 year old . Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
    UHM your very first blog is "How to Make Money through Blogging" :-/

    That made me chuckle.

    I was on your site for about 5 minutes. I am not sure how you are trying to make money.

    Where would the income source be?

    Manny
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    • Profile picture of the author firedancer
      On reading just one of your posts, the English isn't great to be honest. Readers pick up on that straightaway and conclude that the writer can't really know much about blogging if their own blog has mistakes.


      I suggest having it proof read before publishing

      Also as suggested earlier by anther poster, breaking up the text by adding images or video would make it more reader friendly.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by CoachManny View Post

      UHM your very first blog is "How to Make Money through Blogging" :-/

      That made me chuckle.

      I was on your site for about 5 minutes. I am not sure how you are trying to make money.

      Where would the income source be?

      Manny
      Yes most of the posts I am getting from other people. I am using MMR as a platform to provide the niche related information. I dont have any idea how to make money yet, therefore I started this thread
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  • Profile picture of the author stefan007
    What product you have on your blog that you want to sell? You need a product to sell and then you can make money.
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  • Profile picture of the author muffty
    You have an awful lot of Text on your site - enough to put people off trying to wade through it!

    Why not add some videos and images to break it up a bit - are you also using a lot of PLR content????
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  • Profile picture of the author gonzotrucker
    That is why I write about trucking. It's what I know, and do. I can't teach someone to fly a plane. I'm starting to make money after 2 years. But It's in a niche I know very well.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by gonzotrucker View Post

      That is why I write about trucking. It's what I know, and do. I can't teach someone to fly a plane. I'm starting to make money after 2 years. But It's in a niche I know very well.
      But we have to learn too if we dont know about something. Everything has some beginnig point. Though online teaching stuff is different than the physical stuff like driving or flying...If I start thinking so I can quote hundreds of examples where others are doing which they must not do.
      Do you suggest university professor must not teach the MBA (or Business Strategies) as he or she does not haveown business ever??
      Do you suggest that google must not advertise the products unless they buy and test themselves first.
      Do you suggest WSO Offers will only be published once administrator of WF buy, test and then publish it??

      There are millions of examples and sites where people have stuff about which they dont have a single clue themselves. Everybody has its own perspective and way of taking the things, may be these information will be lot more helpful for others than me.

      When people say you should not do what you dont have knowledge about, is not a Right Thinking.
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    • Profile picture of the author KenJ
      Originally Posted by gonzotrucker View Post

      That is why I write about trucking. It's what I know, and do. I can't teach someone to fly a plane. I'm starting to make money after 2 years. But It's in a niche I know very well.
      I love this site. If I lived in your area and wanted to know about trucking, it would supply the answer.

      (BTW - what is trucking?)

      KenJ
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  • Profile picture of the author ymest
    Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

    I am struggling to earn money from my blog makemoneyroom.com and only have expectation to achieve a very small target of $10/month. Tried few ways but no success. Blog is at least 1 year old . Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
    Hi Abbe,

    I think Alexa's right. It's pretty difficult to try and sell your expertise about making money online when you don't actually make any. Been there, done that. $10/ month is really not a difficult target to achieve but you should maybe start with another topic.

    You mention " few ways" but don't provide details. Are you trying to build a list? How do you drive traffic to your site? Free or paid traffic?

    There are so many different ways of driving targeted traffic to a site but once again, you're tackling a massive DINOSAURE here. Making money online is just about everywhere. If you were to continue, I'd suggest you narrow down your topic as much as possible. You need to find a sub-sub-sub-sub niche but that's not easy within the field of MMO.

    Also, you could create a new blog about something different that doesn't require "proof that you are actually making big $$$$", learn from it and then come back to your makemoneyroom.com with the experience etc. By the way, I do like the name and I think you should keep it for later. Don't let it expire, it's a really good name.

    Hope this helps. Don't feel discouraged. Change directions for the time being and start making money from an easier niche.

    Good luck with everything.

    Yoan
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by ymest View Post

      Hi Abbe,

      You mention " few ways" but don't provide details. Are you trying to build a list? How do you drive traffic to your site? Free or paid traffic?

      There are so many different ways of driving targeted traffic to a site but once again, you're tackling a massive DINOSAURE here. Making money online is just about everywhere. If you were to continue, I'd suggest you narrow down your topic as much as possible. You need to find a sub-sub-sub-sub niche but that's not easy within the field of MMO.

      Also, you could create a new blog about something different that doesn't require "proof that you are actually making big $$$$", learn from it and then come back to your makemoneyroom.com with the experience etc. By the way, I do like the name and I think you should keep it for later. Don't let it expire, it's a really good name.

      Hope this helps. Don't feel discouraged. Change directions for the time being and start making money from an easier niche.

      Good luck with everything.

      Yoan
      Thanks for great comments and motivation.

      I am mostly using free traffic and soon planning to create a product then I can also do paid traffic (tried paid traffic with FB but due to no product so can't determine conversion, it was just a kind of test)... Also trying to build a list only by opt-in at the site.
      Yes I have long term plans with this domain but as others newbies, still stuck with all-in-one dilemma... Its a great idea to make it micro-micro niche for narrow targeting.

      Thanks again for your time and suggestions.
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  • Profile picture of the author gonzotrucker
    This is how I'm learning. When I become a success with this site then I can move on to other things. It makes it easier to learn Internet Marketing when you write about something you know. For me this is what works best.
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  • Profile picture of the author Midnight Oil
    Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

    We are not born with skills, we learn it by trials and errors
    You're missing the most important part of trial and error: don't waste time and money continuing to do what doesn't work.

    After one year of trial and error, you still aren't making money with a blog that supposedly teaches others how to make money with their blogs, and you have less than 10 subscribers.

    Sometimes trial and error teaches that the best way to make $10 a month from a site is to simply drop that monthly hosting bill and quit buying content for it.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by Midnight Oil View Post

      You're missing the most important part of trial and error: don't waste time and money continuing to do what doesn't work.

      After one year of trial and error, you still aren't making money with a blog that supposedly teaches others how to make money with their blogs, and you have less than 10 subscribers.

      Sometimes trial and error teaches that the best way to make $10 a month from a site is to simply drop that monthly hosting bill and quit buying content for it.
      But I wont say that it was a waste of time.. I learnt alot if I compare it one year back. just giving up is not a solution and also rolling stone gathers no mass. So I prefer to stick with it and trying to find the better ways. I guess 1 year is not much time in this regards.
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      • Profile picture of the author Tony Nelson
        You need to start where you are, and find people in the same place or just behind you. What I mean is people are coming into this business for the first time everyday. Don't try to pretend you are a millionaire Guru or anything.

        Best advise, learn something new every day, week, month. When you learn something make a video, or just a post and tell everyone what you learned. it can be as simple as, Today I learned how to install WordPress. Then as you progress and try different methods you can tell others what you learned. There will of course be the opportunity to make money with affiliate links, but don't start a post with that in mind.

        Maybe the most important though is to build a list. Do this by giving away free goodies, reports, ebooks, etc. It takes time. And for God sake don't start sending out emails to your list every week with the "One thing you have been missing", or "The missing link that made me $12763.63 in only 12 hours".

        Just be honest. People can smell a fake.
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        • Profile picture of the author abbe77
          Originally Posted by zero2profit View Post

          You need to start where you are, and find people in the same place or just behind you. What I mean is people are coming into this business for the first time everyday. Don't try to pretend you are a millionaire Guru or anything.

          Best advise, learn something new every day, week, month. When you learn something make a video, or just a post and tell everyone what you learned. it can be as simple as, Today I learned how to install WordPress. Then as you progress and try different methods you can tell others what you learned. There will of course be the opportunity to make money with affiliate links, but don't start a post with that in mind.

          Maybe the most important though is to build a list. Do this by giving away free goodies, reports, ebooks, etc. It takes time. And for God sake don't start sending out emails to your list every week with the "One thing you have been missing", or "The missing link that made me $12763.63 in only 12 hours".

          Just be honest. People can smell a fake.
          Wow great!!! I think that's what I am doing wrong....I came into IM by hearing the exact same promises "One thing you have been missing", or "The missing link that made me $12763.63 in only 12 hours" and trying to tell the same to others
          I must change this mindset and start with small,simple things.

          Best ever tip during my 1 year IM journey.... Thanks alot!!!
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        • Profile picture of the author anahita56
          Originally Posted by zero2profit View Post

          You need to start where you are, and find people in the same place or just behind you. What I mean is people are coming into this business for the first time everyday. Don't try to pretend you are a millionaire Guru or anything.

          Best advise, learn something new every day, week, month. When you learn something make a video, or just a post and tell everyone what you learned. it can be as simple as, Today I learned how to install WordPress. Then as you progress and try different methods you can tell others what you learned. There will of course be the opportunity to make money with affiliate links, but don't start a post with that in mind.

          Maybe the most important though is to build a list. Do this by giving away free goodies, reports, ebooks, etc. It takes time. And for God sake don't start sending out emails to your list every week with the "One thing you have been missing", or "The missing link that made me $12763.63 in only 12 hours".

          Just be honest. People can smell a fake.
          I totally agree with this. The best way to teach others is to tell them about what you have learned and how. Use your blog to document your own journey of discovery and education. That way, at least you are providing fresh and unique content instead of just posting raw and Unedited PLR content.
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  • Profile picture of the author rosetrees
    How to make money from your site? Stop pretending that it is a site written by someone who knows how to make money online. It isn't.

    Write about your JOURNEY towards making money. Write about what you do to make money. What you've done that doesn't make money and why not. In other words, write something new, personal, interesting and unique.

    Unless your visitors have never set eyes on a "make money online" site before they will instantly realise that, as it stands, it is a set of standard articles about standard IM products.

    For goodness sake you even have a page that says "A 100+ page book that shows how I turned a $5/day income into $38,000 in 6 weeks, and then much, much more since then". Clearly that is a big, fat "porky pie". Ditch it. By all means review the product, and write about how it has or hasn't helped you, but don't pretend you are doing something you aren't.

    If you aim your site at newbies, make it entertaining and engaging and encourage them to follow your learning you might well get a list of people who will be interested in your experiences and your opinions of the products you have tried. Then you can get affiliate commissions from the products that work - but you have to be honest. You will quickly lose respect if you pretend to review a product you haven't used just to get commissions and your list find out it's a **** product.

    And stop being so defensive. You are doing yourself no favours.
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by rosetrees View Post

      How to make money from your site? Stop pretending that it is a site written by someone who knows how to make money online. It isn't.

      Write about your JOURNEY towards making money. Write about what you do to make money. What you've done that doesn't make money and why not. In other words, write something new, personal, interesting and unique.

      Unless your visitors have never set eyes on a "make money online" site before they will instantly realise that, as it stands, it is a set of standard articles about standard IM products.

      For goodness sake you even have a page that says "A 100+ page book that shows how I turned a $5/day income into $38,000 in 6 weeks, and then much, much more since then". Clearly that is a big, fat "porky pie". Ditch it. By all means review the product, and write about how it has or hasn't helped you, but don't pretend you are doing something you aren't.

      If you aim your site at newbies, make it entertaining and engaging and encourage them to follow your learning you might well get a list of people who will be interested in your experiences and your opinions of the products you have tried. Then you can get affiliate commissions from the products that work - but you have to be honest. You will quickly lose respect if you pretend to review a product you haven't used just to get commissions and your list find out it's a **** product.
      Thanks for nice suggestion, I will certainly work on it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Ning Lo
    Man this will never work..

    You can't have a blog teaching people to make money if you're struggling yourself..

    Try another niche.

    Cheers,

    Gary
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by Gary Ning Lo View Post

      Man this will never work..

      You can't have a blog teaching people to make money if you're struggling yourself..

      Try another niche.

      Cheers,

      Gary
      will consider your suggestion but no plan yet ...what you think other niche will make me 5 figure income ... every niche is a struggling, so why not with the same for which I already have spent 1 year and learnt something.
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  • Profile picture of the author abbe77
    I am listening... but what you say about his attitude... isn't it so RUDE and UNPROFESSIONAL. Were you all IM here born with these skills or were PERFECT at the beginning????
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    • Profile picture of the author Stuart Walker
      Originally Posted by abbe77 View Post

      I am listening... but what you say about his attitude... isn't it so RUDE and UNPROFESSIONAL. Were you all IM here born with these skills or were PERFECT at the beginning????
      You know why I was so rude and to the point?

      Because of the attitude YOU displayed throughout this thread.

      You came here looking for advice but when people gave you REALLY good advice you weren't interested because it didn't fit your agenda and wasn't what you wanted to hear.

      You were defensive and shot peoples advice down.

      After that you can't expect people to go out their way to help you.

      You've created a site on a subject which you know nothing about and your visitors have obviously saw through that hence why you've made no money from it. Create a blog on a subject you can speak with authority and you'll have more success.

      Or just keep flogging a dead horse if you insist and in a years time come back on here and ask the same question all over again.
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  • Profile picture of the author rosetrees
    You aren't going to stop, are you. So I for one am not interested in even trying to help you anymore.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tony Nelson
      Don't worry dude. Just about 99.9% of everyone in this business did the exact thing you did when they started. Because that's what the Guru they bought their first system from told them to do. You can make money in the I.M. niche, just don't try to be a Guru.

      Find a good Mentor if you can, or just someone willing to point you in the right direction. Anyone you can ask a question and get an honest answer. Feel free to P.M. anytime if you want. I'm no Guru, but I won't feed you B.S.

      Find anyone like that, it will help and save a lot of time.
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      • Profile picture of the author abbe77
        Originally Posted by zero2profit View Post

        Don't worry dude. Just about 99.9% of everyone in this business did the exact thing you did when they started. Because that's what the Guru they bought their first system from told them to do. You can make money in the I.M. niche, just don't try to be a Guru.
        Thanks buddy, I think I have to remake my business plan and strategies. Its true that I start pretended GURU at the very beginning, my bad though
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  • Profile picture of the author abbe77
    If they suggest me to LEAVE, DELETE, RUNAWAY from this niche... so I m not gonna listen....but if they have something to make it better, Welcome
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    When you ask for advice here at the Warrior forum you have to be prepared to accept everyone's criticism without losing your temper.

    It is a brave decision to expose yourself in a forum. Some people don't take into consideration the fact that they should be kind. They prefer to be sincere, rude, indifferent, etc. Everyone has a different personality.

    You should read many posts here and understand by yourself how to improve your website, or how to build a new website, which will be well-optimized and will help you get organic traffic.

    You can make a website about making money for newbies and teach them basic things, what you could learn, etc. If you will be honest and you will help your audience, you can be successful.








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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by clever7 View Post

      When you ask for advice here at the Warrior forum you have to be prepared to accept everyone's criticism without losing your temper.

      It is a brave decision to expose yourself in a forum. Some people don't take into consideration the fact that they should be kind. They prefer to be sincere, rude, indifferent, etc. Everyone has a different personality.

      You should read many posts here and understand by yourself how to improve your website, or how to build a new website, which will be well-optimized and will help you get organic traffic.

      You can make a website about making money for newbies and teach them basic things, what you could learn, etc. If you will be honest and you will help your audience, you can be successful.
      makemoneyroom is my very first project in IM journey. I know it has lots of flaws , my first thought were to Share not to Sell...This site was not started as a business but to share contents and earn money by affilaites or ads.
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      • Profile picture of the author Tony Nelson
        I would go back to your first thought. Like I said, just share what you learn no matter how basic it might seem. Someone else will be in your situation tomorrow and not know what to do.

        If you find some free info, share it. I would create an opt in and try to get some people who follow what you say. This way when you find a product or method that helps you actually make some money, there will be the opportunity to make some referral cash. You might even find that are really good at something that others are not, and are willing to pay you to do it for them.

        In the words of the greatest college football coach to grace a field..."Focus on the process, not the result"
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        • Profile picture of the author abbe77
          Originally Posted by zero2profit View Post

          In the words of the greatest college football coach to grace a field..."Focus on the process, not the result"
          Well said !!! ... Being humans we become impatience without result during the process and I am one of them... but this saying is a good piece of motivation.
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  • Profile picture of the author kursat
    I think having a blog in the long run would make money, but to get you started with making money today, you should start at fiverr.com or similar sites. You can study top gigs on different niches and make notes of the best ones. Work out a plan to offer similar gigs and target sub keywords.

    You could easily teach yourself how to make banners, logos, one page websites etc.

    Don't give up easily, before you know it, you will get gig orders and reach level 2 and sell your services for better prices.

    You can always PM me for help, I am online most days.

    All the best and keep your chin up - it will all work out.
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  • Profile picture of the author dsuitor
    It's looks like a simple site, Have you ever thought about adding a video? Video is big these days and it can increase you on site time from 45sec to 5 min witch is HUGE. Just find a simple video company like animoto.com and make a video relating to the content on your website:-) This will increase you ranking opt-in and SALE$ in no time.
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  • Profile picture of the author abbe77
    I also became 'the victim of information overload' ... started one thing then other and another.... So could not focus on one thing
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by Art of Marketing View Post

      It is never too late to REBOOT. Start fresh. Flip anything you have been sitting on to someone else...have a package deal.

      Then start anew. At least you know what you do not want to do or struggle doing.

      If you chose nothing but video marketing one year ago you could be an expert or close to one by now.

      Lets say you want to get into webinars. Its can be a very rewarding high paying endeavor.

      Now study all you can on that and that alone. Ask questions....join webinars and take notes of the presentations..follow webinar sales funnels.

      Do nothing but that and get your feet wet. Remember webinars and listbuilding very closely related. Study that as well.

      You are in a great position now to empty your info overload and become abbe77 Reloaded 2.0.....(joke) that was just another reminder.....have fun in the process.


      -Art
      Great tips but isn't it another piece of 'information overload'???
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      • Profile picture of the author PuraVidaProfits
        I found this on your site and it says how you turned $5 a day into $38,000 in 6 weeks! Why don't you do that every 6 weeks and retire in a year?
        This is taken directly from your site under the '5 Bucks A Day Tab', and I quote..." How To Convert $5/Day Into $38,000 In 6 Weeks
        A Simple Success Story Or Online Business Plan For You?
        A 100+ page book that shows how I turned a $5/day income into $38,000 in 6 weeks, and then much, much more since then
        Access to a members forum (no extra cost) with a community, mentoring, and frequent additional bonuses are given
        Bonuses including a special seminar session recording of myself and my partner, Rachel Rofe
        A special bonus "How to Launch a New Product Every 7 Days" to get success in online business."
        Looks to me like you already know how to make very good money online!? I'm just saying...
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      • Profile picture of the author abbe77
        Originally Posted by Art of Marketing View Post

        There is a big difference between giving a massive effort to a single endeavor or focus VS something like your Signature...all over the place. :p

        -Art
        Yesssss, that was the problem Everybody said 'Action'. 'Action'... so took so many 'ACTIONS' at once (bad approach though) )))
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  • Profile picture of the author usfemail
    Instead of trying to teach people who to make money, since you are still learning yourself. Why not show people what you are doing to create an income online.

    Even if you haven't make a lot of money. People always want to see what others are doing to create an income.

    You could use your blog as a journal and post in it what is working and what is not. Eventually as people start to see your blog, they will start subscribing to your list to see what you are doing.

    This works, you just have to be willing to show people what you are doing. You don't have to show everything, but give them enough to get them interested in what you are doing. Good Luck
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    • Profile picture of the author abbe77
      Originally Posted by usfemail View Post

      Instead of trying to teach people who to make money, since you are still learning yourself. Why not show people what you are doing to create an income online.

      Even if you haven't make a lot of money. People always want to see what others are doing to create an income.

      You could use your blog as a journal and post in it what is working and what is not. Eventually as people start to see your blog, they will start subscribing to your list to see what you are doing.

      This works, you just have to be willing to show people what you are doing. You don't have to show everything, but give them enough to get them interested in what you are doing. Good Luck
      Nice tips, I will soon revamp and start the right way soon. Have to be FOCUSED for one topic or the same as you said, tell what I am doing to make money.

      Thanks alot!!!
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      Originally Posted by Jonathan Emanuels View Post

      I think being unique...
      though its not easy to be a Unique
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