Make Money Doing Nothing

by yves
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Hi,

The make money online isn't one of my niches but I just had a look in the google keyword tool to see what keywords were searched for.

The keyword "make money doing nothing" is searched for 3900 (broad match) and 2900 (phrase match) ha ha ha.

I can't believe that many people think it is possible to make money doing nothing??

Maybe it's nice to live in such a fairytale world.

No doubt many of you have come accross this kind of keyword countless times but as someone who doesn't deal in this niche, I was astounded.

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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Brian
    It is possible but you have to set the foundation first. You work hard in the beginning then bum around in the end.
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    • Profile picture of the author ragnartm
      Originally Posted by Mark Brian View Post

      It is possible but you have to set the foundation first. You work hard in the beginning then bum around in the end.
      That makes it IMPOSSIBLE, making money doing nothing requires you to do nothing, if you have to set a foundation you have to do SOMETHING.
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    • Profile picture of the author JasonParker
      Originally Posted by Mark Brian View Post

      It is possible but you have to set the foundation first. You work hard in the beginning then bum around in the end.
      Exactly. Once you build your resources, capital, and if you have hands-off processes, then you can't exactly do nothing, but you can work very little and still live comfortably if you want... it all depends on how much money you want to make at this point.

      What also helps is having a lot of continuity subscriptions, so you can kick back and feel secure about how much money you're going to make while you go play PS3 all day, spend time with the family/pets, or whatever you want.
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    • Profile picture of the author malcasid
      Originally Posted by Mark Brian View Post

      It is possible but you have to set the foundation first. You work hard in the beginning then bum around in the end.
      Yea I agree, it is possible if you have something going already. Of course you have to monitor it but that doesn't take a lot of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve L
    lol, and i'm sure there are some people that are plenty happy to sell them the dream of "making money doing nothing"... but you're right, unless you're a trust fund baby, doing nothing = no money!
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  • Profile picture of the author mastermoog
    Ha ha i agree it is absolutely ridiculous! However i think perhaps when these people were searching for that phrase "make money doing nothing" they could be thinking about Passive Income and didn't know how else to say it..
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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by mastermoog View Post

      Ha ha i agree it is absolutely ridiculous! However i think perhaps when these people were searching for that phrase "make money doing nothing" they could be thinking about Passive Income and didn't know how else to say it..
      lol, yeah you could be right, for some of the searchers anyway
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  • Profile picture of the author John Taylor
    Originally Posted by yves View Post


    I can't believe that many people think it is possible to make money doing nothing??
    Wouldn't we all like to make money doing nothing?

    That's one of my targets for my retirement and why
    I'm setting up a system that generates as much
    passive income as possible.

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    • Profile picture of the author maxyip84
      i think most of the people out there really think of Making money by doing nothing...but, will it be very boring if we doing nothing all the day??? People just do not understand how boring will it be for all the billionaires out there if they are restricted to do nothing everyday....they will die very soon...haha
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        • Profile picture of the author Chris Drinkwater
          Wordtracker comes up with just 6 searches for that phrase, anyone know why? I'm interested in why there is such a huge difference.
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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by John Taylor View Post

      Wouldn't we all like to make money doing nothing?

      That's one of my targets for my retirement and why
      I'm setting up a system that generates as much
      passive income as possible.

      John
      Yep, good move.

      There's definitely something to be said for the old passive income. And all the hard work is without doubt worth it, especially if you enjoy the work.

      But for the poor "make money doing nothing" folk it's gonna be a slaaap in the face that's for sure or perhaps they are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel E Taylor
    It's because people are programmed to be greed based. Hence
    why people want to get money without providing some sort of
    value in return.

    That's why they will never make any real money with that type
    of mentality. I call it a Greed Based Mentality. How can I Get, Get, Get,
    without giving anything in return.

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  • Profile picture of the author Jon Alexander
    Paris Hilton makes money doing nothing.


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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by Jon Alexander View Post

      Paris Hilton makes money doing nothing.


      :-)
      Lol, that's true.

      Easy pickins when you're a billion dollar heiress
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        Thanks to the greedy the smart people who are working hard make some nice cash
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    • Profile picture of the author tamaradaria
      Originally Posted by Jon Alexander View Post

      Paris Hilton makes money doing nothing.


      :-)
      LOL...she's hard at work doing nothing!
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    • Profile picture of the author Richard Tunnah
      Originally Posted by Jon Alexander View Post

      Paris Hilton makes money doing nothing.


      :-)
      Not totally true is it Jon? I mean she screeches a bit, shaves her hair off, gets drunk and flashes her lady area! So noy quite nothing!

      Rich
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      • Profile picture of the author Michael Taylor
        Originally Posted by Richard Tunnah View Post

        Not totally true is it Jon? I mean she screeches a bit, shaves her hair off, gets drunk and flashes her lady area! So noy quite nothing!
        You're thinking of Britney Spears. Paris never did anything of the sort. (However, she did make a sex video a while back.)

        And Paris actually has done work...she's been a model, a movie actress, a reality TV star, a TV ad star, and a singer.
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        • Profile picture of the author yves
          Originally Posted by Michael Taylor View Post

          You're thinking of Britney Spears. Paris never did anything of the sort. (However, she did make a sex video a while back.)

          And Paris actually has done work...she's been a model, a movie actress, a reality TV star, a TV ad star, and a singer.
          I think this just highlights the fact that not having to do any work eventually gets to you. She doesn't have to work and yet she does. Granted, Paris's kind of work is more in line with her attention seeking nature and probably her needing to validate her existance and there is nothing wrong with that.

          Will, what's that your selling (I hope it's kosher ) Let us know how you get on with it.

          I'm not a phsychologist (can't even spell it!) But I think as humans, most of us need to feel like we have achieved something before we can truely enjoy our relaxation time etc.

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          • Profile picture of the author Will Edwards
            Originally Posted by yves View Post

            Will, what's that your selling (I hope it's kosher ) Let us know how you get on with it.
            Course it's kosher - it's a flipping ClickBank product. And ... I am now on page #2 of Google for the term with this article ...

            Archimedes - How to Make Money Doing Nothing

            Now I'm not any kind of article marketing expert yet, so if anyone can tell me how I can keep it there, I'd be really grateful.

            Cheers

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            • Profile picture of the author yves
              Originally Posted by Will Edwards View Post

              Course it's kosher - it's a flipping ClickBank product. And ... I am now on page #2 of Google for the term with this article ...

              Archimedes - How to Make Money Doing Nothing

              Now I'm not any kind of article marketing expert yet, so if anyone can tell me how I can keep it there, I'd be really grateful.

              Cheers

              Will
              Hi Will, I know I was just joking with you. You can direct backlinks to your articles from other articles and sites to give them more power.

              It's great you are taking action and goes to show that this thread isn't just about theorizing.
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          • Profile picture of the author ripsnorta2
            Originally Posted by yves View Post

            I think this just highlights the fact that not having to do any work eventually gets to you. She doesn't have to work and yet she does. Granted, Paris's kind of work is more in line with her attention seeking nature and probably her needing to validate her existance and there is nothing wrong with that.

            As much as I don't really like Paris or her antics, and I don't think she's a particularly attractive person, she's not the silly bimbo she presents herself as in her TV and other appearances.

            She has done a masterful job of building herself into a brand. Hands up anyone here who would have known who Paris was before her first videos?

            She used that infamy to build an acting career, and having seen her act she probably wouldn't have been able to do that on raw talent. She made herself known, and built a brand based on that public perception. In a way she proved the old cliche that there's no such thing as bad publicity.

            There's a lot anyone getting into marketing could learn from how she rose to fame.
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    • Profile picture of the author KentuckyJeff
      Originally Posted by Jon Alexander View Post

      Paris Hilton makes money doing nothing.


      :-)
      And I saw her on Letterman talking about how hard she works!!

      The wealthy are so out of touch with reality.
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    Your ultimate goal should be to have your online businesses working in such a way that you can walk away for 1 year and come back and your business would be the same size or greater when you get back.

    How you achieve that is the issue.
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  • Profile picture of the author Will Edwards
    And I'll tell you something that's really interesting - this thread is on Google page #1 for that term!

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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by Will Edwards View Post

      And I'll tell you something that's really interesting - this thread is on Google page #1 for that term!

      Will
      Ha ha, now that's internet marketing at it's best!
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    • Profile picture of the author mr.schutz
      Originally Posted by Will Edwards View Post

      And I'll tell you something that's really interesting - this thread is on Google page #1 for that term!

      Will

      Really? LOL...
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  • Profile picture of the author Brad Gosse
    Some days I do nothing and I still make money. If I did nothing every day that would run out sooner or later.

    You need to have so much money that you can't spend the interest to truly make money doing nothing.
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    • Profile picture of the author Richard Tunnah
      Originally Posted by Brad Gosse View Post

      Some days I do nothing and I still make money. If I did nothing every day that would run out sooner or later.

      You need to have so much money that you can't spend the interest to truly make money doing nothing.
      So you're saying Bill Gates may get by then?

      Rich
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Tunnah
    Back on topic. I think it's hard for many to make money doing nothing. I know a few that do less than a days work a month. They're mosting either retired multibmillionaires that like to dabble or people that have a large property rental portfolio and pay someone to mange it!

    Rich
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    • Profile picture of the author yezbick99
      Looks like you have the right concept.

      Have you read Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiysoki.

      -hope I spelled that right.

      * He talks about the ability to be able to live out of the Rat race. In other words be able to live like you were retired all the time.

      I think this is possible for anyone. The hardest part is getting is set up which starts with living on less than what you make and using the remainder to purchase or build cash flow streams.

      4 different types of people out there which are discussed in his next book Cash Flow Quadrants.

      Employee
      Self Employed
      Business Owner
      Investor.

      The object in a whole is to get out of being an employee and become a business owner & investor. Basically increasing the passive income that does not require your personal time or engery to keep it going.


      Originally Posted by Richard Tunnah View Post

      Back on topic. I think it's hard for many to make money doing nothing. I know a few that do less than a days work a month. They're mosting either retired multibmillionaires that like to dabble or people that have a large property rental portfolio and pay someone to mange it!

      Rich
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  • And how many of you went and tried to plug that phrase into your salescopy somewhere?
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  • Profile picture of the author femkeshe
    I always thought that those strange searches were made by affiliates in that particular niche?
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  • Profile picture of the author Raydal
    Isn't having your money working for you doing nothing?

    Doing nothing should not be your goal in life under any
    condition. You die quicker.

    You can work yourself to death, but you can also idle yourself to death!

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    • Profile picture of the author Daniel E Taylor
      Originally Posted by Raydal View Post

      Isn't having your money working for you doing nothing?

      Doing nothing should not be your goal in life under any
      condition. You die quicker.

      You can work yourself to death, but you can also idle yourself to death!

      -Ray Edwards
      That's totally different. Building an automated/passive income business
      isn't doing nothing.

      And I'm willing to bet people who are searching for "Make money doing nothing"
      aren't talking about building a business that allows them to be hands off.

      That requires work and doing something.

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    • Profile picture of the author Runner26
      I believe there are far too many people who would do a search for that term seriously. Combine one or more of the following and there are lots of suckers/dreamers/clueless/naive people out there. We all want to believe that the "too good to be true" statement could have an exception. Some samples:
      - "I'm a good person so I deserve it"
      - MLM - Network Marketing parties give rah-rah stuff about how anybody can be a millionaire
      - people still expect all kinds of 'free stuff' on the internet
      - some people think the government should provide for all they need
      - some believe they should get a free ride since their parents dealt with hardships

      But these people are our customers too. We need to educate them that you have to invest time, money or both for real value.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeremiasmunn
    That is funny it can't be done, unless when you are starting from scratch no, you need to give something to get something back (money). There is not such thing as a free lunch, you are either investing money or time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Terry Hatfield
    hmmm . . .

    Maybe it is one person typing it 3900 times a month
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    • Profile picture of the author Dan C. Rinnert
      Originally Posted by Terry Hatfield View Post

      hmmm . . .

      Maybe it is one person typing it 3900 times a month
      No, because that would be doing something.

      Who wants to fund my research study on making money doing nothing?
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      • Profile picture of the author yves
        Originally Posted by Dan C. Rinnert View Post

        No, because that would be doing something.

        Who wants to fund my research study on making money doing nothing?
        lol, maybe it's our Paris
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  • Profile picture of the author AfteraDream
    People will probably be always looking for quick fixes.. that's our nature...
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  • Profile picture of the author Biggy Fat
    Hey people, cash in with that keyword LOL. Write an EzineArticle on it and let these braindead, lazy people know that they have to work for the money.

    I bet you ANYTHING that around 90% of that 3900 people are people aged 12-16. They know they don't want that McDonald's job or whatever.

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: There is no such thing as automated income. If you can prove me wrong, do it.
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      • Profile picture of the author yves
        Originally Posted by voodoomarketing View Post

        Allen makes money doing nothing from the WSO forum.
        I think he'll have a different story
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    • Profile picture of the author Ray Erdmann
      Originally Posted by Biggy Fat View Post

      Hey people, cash in with that keyword LOL. Write an EzineArticle on it and let these braindead, lazy people know that they have to work for the money.
      LOL! I had already done that before even reading this far into the thread!


      Originally Posted by Biggy Fat View Post

      I've said it before and I'll say it again: There is no such thing as automated income. If you can prove me wrong, do it.
      There is no such thing as an 'instant automated income', unless of course you win the lottery and chose to take the yearly installments...but on a serious note, there is such a thing as an 'automated income'...Just think of every Fast Food Franchise OWNER..they're making an automated income from the initial investment and work done years earlier and are now just kicking back.

      As for the comment about being able to 'idle yourself to death'...if I was some rich ass lottery winner, I can assure you I'd be off doing a whole lot of nothing and thoroughly enjoying myself!
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  • Profile picture of the author MelissaChurch
    People certainly have screwed up perspectives of what it takes to make money, don't they? I agree with Biggy Fat...they are probably all teenagers! Might be worth an ezine article or two to see what the market is like.
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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by MelissaChurch View Post

      People certainly have screwed up perspectives of what it takes to make money, don't they? I agree with Biggy Fat...they are probably all teenagers! Might be worth an ezine article or two to see what the market is like.
      Yes, maybe that'd get the matter sorted tout de suite!

      I think this thread might do the trick with its increasing rankings.
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  • Profile picture of the author StageREM
    I think even a trust fund with a pulse has enough common sense to realize somebody had to work and build the foundation that their money was created on but then again....maybe I am wrong hmmmm
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  • Profile picture of the author Angela V. Edwards
    Originally Posted by yves View Post

    Hi,

    The make money online isn't one of my niches but I just had a look in the google keyword tool to see what keywords were searched for.

    The keyword "make money doing nothing" is searched for 3900 (broad match) and 2900 (phrase match) ha ha ha.

    I can't believe that many people think it is possible to make money doing nothing??

    Maybe it's nice to live in such a fairytale world.

    No doubt many of you have come accross this kind of keyword countless times but as someone who doesn't deal in this niche, I was astounded.

    Make money doing nothing but buying lottery tickets, maybe.
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  • Profile picture of the author Andy1750
    In the UK I reckon that approximately 20% of the population make money doing nothing - those of us with jobs lose a huge chunk of our income paying for it.

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    • Profile picture of the author yves
      Originally Posted by Andy1750 View Post

      In the UK I reckon that approximately 20% of the population make money doing nothing - those of us with jobs lose a huge chunk of our income paying for it.

      Andy
      Andy, you are absolutely right. i can't believe I didn't think of that one!
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  • Profile picture of the author Will Edwards
    Just thought I'd let you guys know I decided to give this one a shot. Here's my new site. Let me know what you think ...

    Make Money Doing Nothing

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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      You can making money without having any... but you can't make it doing nothing! At least not at first. I still work my butt off and have a long ways to go.
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    • Profile picture of the author Freeon
      The Nigerians have that market cornered...Its called a scam.
      But even scammers need copy and have to mass email lol.
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    • Profile picture of the author timpears
      Making money doing nothing isn't all it is cracked up to be. That is what I have been doing for the past six years when my health problems made it so I could not hold a job any more. So ever since I have received a check from disability payments, first from my insurance at work and now from Social Security and a small payment from the insurance. It sure doesn't pay a hell of a lot and it is not enough to live well. That is the reason I am here, to learn what I can so that I can quit doing nothing and go back to earning enough money to live on.

      I think that I will be able to do that in the near future as I am learning some really great lessons. If I could only write a decent article I could probably do it already. But no matter how many reports I read on that subject, it just doesn't seem to matter. So that will probably have to be outsourced, but thankfully, there are some great witers that are glad to take care of that for anyone who wants to pay for it.

      Anyway Will, I hope that you do well with your new site venture. As for me, I want to quit doing nothing.
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    • Profile picture of the author MBeshr
      make money doing nothing
      just dreams for some people
      but i didn't meet anyone make money doing nothing


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  • Profile picture of the author Muhammad Hassan
    The closest you can get to making money doing nothing is to pay people to do the work for you.

    For example, pay for someone to do keyword research, create a product, build website, build a list etc.

    That's why providing a service can be charged for the most - you do the work so the client doesn't have to.

    But why would you want to make money doing nothing?

    Doesn't it take away a sense of achievement. How many marketers here value the sense of achievement at least the same as getting money?

    If you get money by doing nothing then they will not get a buzz from their first sale. How sad is that.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tyrus Antas
      Originally Posted by Muhammad Hassan View Post

      If you get money by doing nothing then they will not get a buzz from their first sale. How sad is that.
      Believe me when I tell you some people actually want their life to be like that... And they'd be happy. For them, work is like a tragedy. An inevitably of life. They have no desire to create anything, to change anything, to influence anything.

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  • Profile picture of the author Marc Jager
    Call me a dreamer then because I believe you can make money doing nothing....

    Considering all the threads here about the power of the mind and your outlook (aka 'platform' etc etc) I'm surprised you're all dissing this notion.

    If you think outside the box or come up with something brilliant, surely you will make money doing nothing?....
    What about someone who stumbles upon a brilliant invention?
    What about a hit song?
    What about some website that just goes viral?
    People do get lucky or happen to be in the right place at the right time and I'm sure yet others place themselves in the right place at the right time...

    I haven't even 'made it' yet (in IM) but I make money doing nothing right now.
    I do this in my current job!
    *LOL* I'm at work right now, getting paid to sit here and read this fantastic forum *grins*

    [EDIT] And to answer you guys who scoff at people who don't want to work for their money, maybe they are like me who would rather play than work.
    Let's say I found myself with several million dollars in the bank tomorrow. This wouldn't diminish the value of my life or the pleasure or satisfaction I would have within it. I would travel, I would surf all over the world, I would study, I would read and play computer games, watch and make films.
    {By the way I realise that someone is bound to say that inventing something or having a website go crazy overnight etc etc is work but I don't think that's the kind or hard regular work we're discussing here}
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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by Marc Jager View Post

      Call me a dreamer...If you think outside the box or come up with something brilliant, surely you will make money doing nothing?....
      What about someone who stumbles upon a brilliant invention?
      On second thought, you're actually right. My friend patented an idea of his, and later found a company marketing the product in walmart...he took them to court and now gets 17k per month for the next 10 years. This is true. No BS. The product is a certain type of foam kitchen drawer liner.

      By the way: "you're a dreamer"!
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      • Profile picture of the author Marc Jager
        Originally Posted by kadensnga View Post

        On second thought, you're actually right. My friend patented an idea of his, and later found a company marketing the product in walmart...he took them to court and now gets 17k per month for the next 10 years. This is true. No BS. The product is a certain type of foam kitchen drawer liner.

        By the way: "you're a dreamer"!
        : )

        And that's just ONE example!
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        Originally Posted by kadensnga View Post

        On second thought, you're actually right. My friend patented an idea of his, and later found a company marketing the product in walmart...he took them to court and now gets 17k per month for the next 10 years. This is true. No BS. The product is a certain type of foam kitchen drawer liner.

        By the way: "you're a dreamer"!
        Nice, spend 7k a month for your Life Expenses. And put the other 10k away for a rainy day. At the end of 10 years you will be better than a Millioniare if you invest right
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  • Profile picture of the author pinoy bands
    Make money doing nothing is like an impossible thing but maybe, if you would really work hard then, there would be no doubt that you would reap what you sow.
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  • Profile picture of the author KINGOS
    Well, I don't see how possible that is without first investing your time and effort into a lot of hard work after which you can recline and enjoy the benefits of "doing nothing" while your money works for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author alexei_aus
    nothing gets you nothing, while something gets you something. common sense
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  • Profile picture of the author prosperpreneur
    Not sure who is searching for those kind of terms, especially the exact search terms,

    Mostly people who are searching for those terms may not really want to achieve it but trying to see if other people are searching for this kind of solutions or not.

    If somebody is seriously searching for this kind of solutions, my answer would be to deposit a huge amount of cash for a fixed investment purpose and let money do the work rather than some human body doing the work.
    My answer is it is not impossible but only very few people can achieve in their life

    Hope I am making sense to you all.

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  • Profile picture of the author alexei_aus
    passive income is another story...
    thats something worth pursuing
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  • Profile picture of the author Diane S
    Originally Posted by yves View Post

    Hi,

    The make money online isn't one of my niches but I just had a look in the google keyword tool to see what keywords were searched for.

    The keyword "make money doing nothing" is searched for 3900 (broad match) and 2900 (phrase match) ha ha ha.

    I can't believe that many people think it is possible to make money doing nothing??

    Maybe it's nice to live in such a fairytale world.

    No doubt many of you have come accross this kind of keyword countless times but as someone who doesn't deal in this niche, I was astounded.

    Very nice title for a post and it is a real attention-grabber. Here we are in a flaming folder! There must be a way to make money with that phrase...ethically!

    I just did a Google search for the exact phrase, but alas, this thread is not on page one in my data center right now. Further down I read that it was...
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  • Profile picture of the author ken_p
    even paris hilton needs to shop, so paparazzi could stalk her around, and i think she gets money indirectly from all of these publicity.
    i think the phrase " make money from home" also gets searched a lot.:-)
    everyone is just finding ways to work from home.
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  • Profile picture of the author tommen
    Do nothing - get nothing.That´s how it works and will work.It´s funny how people think that just because something is online it would be any easier.It´s hard work to make a living online.Those who now make $100K per month have built a site, a huge mailing list over time and now they are reaping the rewards.
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  • Profile picture of the author FXDaddy
    That would actually be pretty boring...doing nothing that is. Putting in the hard work in the beginning is why most people are broke.
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  • Profile picture of the author Anomaly1974
    Dang, you know I could market this idea as a physical product. I just wonder how many people would pay good money for it ... at least if I told them up front I was just going to sell them a dirty piece of cardboard with "Why lie? I need a beer!" written on the front?

    Just my two cents
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  • Profile picture of the author visit_faraz
    Wow, Will.
    You are fast, aren't you.
    An action taker.

    While others were talking about this topic.
    You went ahead and built a site. Awesome man.
    Hats off to you.

    Faraz
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  • Profile picture of the author edhan
    First you have to be famous.

    Then you can make money doing nothing as you can collect royalty from song records, patent products, etc.

    So, once you are famous, your name will generate income doing nothing ...
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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by edhan View Post

      First you have to be famous.

      Then you can make money doing nothing as you can collect royalty from song records, patent products, etc.

      So, once you are famous, your name will generate income doing nothing ...
      Interesting that you say that, because was a full time staff songwriter for a Nashville music publishing company for 6 years... yeah the "being famous" part helps...otherwise if you're lucky enough to get a full time job as I was, you will write 6 songs a month and make a $500. weekly salary, then when you quit writing you will stop making money!
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  • Profile picture of the author SmartTeenager
    Maybe they aren't thinking that it is possible, but are rather wishing it to happen by typing it into Google
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  • Profile picture of the author mrkrabs
    Well, I am making money doing nothing
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  • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
    The key should be to work really hard in your first years, to setup several streams of passive income...

    So there will be a time in your life when you do "nothing" and money keeps flowing in...

    And/Or develop your mind until you can hit a lottery jackpot...

    (No joke, I personally know 2 guys who did that)


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  • The entire IM business is built on the "make money doing sh!t" premise... or at least that's what many newbies believe. Just take a look at the WSO section or at Clickbank marketplace: "Make $34,943.93 while scratching your balls with this super duper secret. Buy Now for $37"

    The truth is that 99% of the people who make it big have actually busted their asses in order to get there. There's no such a thing as a free meal.
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  • Profile picture of the author JaySabree
    I love threads like this... lol too funny...

    had a quick look at Google and I didn't find this post on the first page of Google...
    Maybe because I'm from Canada?

    Oh well, carry on...
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  • Profile picture of the author Theone24
    How many views and replys has this had?!!
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  • Profile picture of the author runfast
    I like this thread...this shows how lazy the general common wealthy is getting.
    Truth is if you work hard you sleep well,
    If you work smart you'll live well.
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  • Profile picture of the author WarriorMaster82
    Few could make money doing nothing. But lots can make money doing a lot!
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  • Profile picture of the author tommygadget
    I think we need to keep the keyword density high on this one to make the thread hit the top of the serps. So to make money doing nothing, you need to setup a system that will allow you to make money doing nothing. Such a system that allows you to make money doing nothing must operate passively, otherwise your dream to make money doing nothing will not come true. I currently make money doing nothing because I have a system that allows me to make money doing nothing. That's all I'm saying

    TomG.
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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by tommygadget View Post

      I think we need to keep the keyword density high on this one to make the thread hit the top of the serps. So to make money doing nothing, you need to setup a system that will allow you to make money doing nothing. Such a system that allows you to make money doing nothing must operate passively, otherwise your dream to make money doing nothing will not come true. I currently make money doing nothing because I have a system that allows me to make money doing nothing. That's all I'm saying

      TomG.
      If we all had "make money doing nothing" programs to sell, and this thread hit the serps hard enough, then we would all be making money doing nothing! It's Brilliant!
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  • Profile picture of the author kswr123
    Tom, in order to make money online doing nothing, you need to do something first, before you can make money online doing nothing. Once you have the processes set up, it is easy to make money online doing nothing.

    Btw, any news on that design project lol?

    Mubarak
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  • Profile picture of the author dndoseller
    "Make money doing nothing" in IM can be more accurately described as:

    Work an hour now and get paid a CEO's wage for that in daily micro-payments over 10-15 years. That's why this is a hard business for some - it takes massive foresight.

    I have a site that I have literally not touched in over a year that was an experiment that still make me adsense money. I am just totally surprised every day to see that people just keep searching and clicking.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Carl Kelly
    Originally Posted by yves View Post

    The keyword "make money doing nothing" is searched for 3900 (broad match) and 2900 (phrase match) ha ha ha.
    Actually, those numbers are way high. There aren't that many monthly Google searches for that term. Probably closer to about 400-500.
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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by Steven Carl Kelly View Post

      Actually, those numbers are way high. There aren't that many monthly Google searches for that term. Probably closer to about 400-500.
      Why does that happen? I find that most keyword research tools are far from accurate.
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      • Profile picture of the author Steven Carl Kelly
        Originally Posted by kadensnga View Post

        Why does that happen? I find that most keyword research tools are far from accurate.
        Have you ever heard someone here say: "My page is ranked #1 in Google for such-and-such term, and the Google KW tool says that term has a monthly volume of 2,500 per month, but I'm seeing seeing less than 200 clicks a month from it..."?

        Google's external keyword tool is fairly accurate -- the problem is actually mis-interpretation of what that search volume truly represents. It's NOT Google organic search volume. The tool is NOT designed for that, it is designed for Adwords advertisers. That tool is almost worthless for non-PPC keyword research -- yet hundreds (or thousands) of people use it that way.

        Elsewhere Google is reporting a monthly search volume on "Make Money Doing Nothing" of 350. So even when I guessed 400-500, I was still a little high.

        I've started to tell everyone I advise who continue to rely on the Google external KW tool for keyword research to take the latest month's local search volumes and divide them by 5 or 6.
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  • Profile picture of the author hangtimenino
    i guess these kind of people that are doing the searches, are pretty tired working that they are ready to do nothing , and yet still making money.
    overworked....
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  • Profile picture of the author Darla
    The best way to make money doing nothing is to hope to inherit a LARGE sum of money,then invest it WISELY in the stock market or in real estate. If only we were ALL so lucky! :-(

    Most of us have to work REALLY hard for 1-3 years (or longer) and then sit back and let our money or online businesses work for us.
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeGriffith
    I think the only way to make money doing nothing is to have made money doing something, and built up an awesome residual income base. It's also interesting how many ads you see that make this sort of promise.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tim45
    Well I'll tell ya guys, I have been working on the Internet for years and I'd hardly call this work, its more like a challenge to me. Would I call it money for nothing? No but when you are doing something you love, it doesn't seem like work. Now for the people searching the phrase "Make Money Doing Nothing" I'd be willing to bet that half are people like you and me doing research. I search phrases like that all the time looking for a product to sell and checking the competition. That's how I get ideas on what to market, what keywords to target, how my sales page should look and so on.
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