What are the biggest obstacles when starting IM? I am new and don`t know what to know to start earn

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Hi guys,
I`m new to IM and what to know what things should I know to start making money online.
I know it is not easy but what obstacles should I expect so I can work on them,
Thank you in advance
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  • Profile picture of the author benjamenjuan
    I think besides mindset and more practically speaking, realizing that you need to focus on building a list. then Actually focusing on that and taking the steps to do that, i.e. building a funnel with auto responder. Then where to get the kind of traffic that you need.

    That was my struggling point. When I got past that, I started waking up to paypal payments in my inbox.
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    • Profile picture of the author aussiebrah
      Originally Posted by benjamenjuan View Post

      I think besides mindset and more practically speaking, realizing that you need to focus on building a list. then Actually focusing on that and taking the steps to do that, i.e. building a funnel with auto responder. Then where to get the kind of traffic that you need.

      That was my struggling point. When I got past that, I started waking up to paypal payments in my inbox.
      LOL

      Is list building something that a total newb needs to be confusing themselves with?

      Newbs struggle with getting any traffic or trying to figure out how to use social networking, or how to use keywords, photoshop, things like that

      Conversation:

      Newb: I'm trying to sell doorknobs through amazon affiliates

      Warrior forum: Build a list!!!

      Newb: Who the hell is going to subscribe to a door knob list?

      Warrior forum:
      Build a funnel with an auto responder

      Newb: what?

      Warrior forum: build a list or gtfo



      :p
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      • Profile picture of the author Jon Crimes
        Originally Posted by aussiebrah View Post

        LOL

        Is list building something that a total newb needs to be confusing themselves with?

        Newbs struggle with getting any traffic or trying to figure out how to use social networking, or how to use keywords, photoshop, things like that

        Conversation:

        Newb: I'm trying to sell doorknobs through amazon affiliates

        Warrior forum: Build a list!!!

        Newb: Who the hell is going to subscribe to a door knob list?

        Warrior forum:
        Build a funnel with an auto responder

        Newb: what?

        Warrior forum: build a list or gtfo



        :p

        Made me laugh, how true!

        My advice is to take action right now.

        Start a blog and get writing. Write until your fingers bleed and then write some more...

        Join aweber. Put a simple sign up form on your blog and keep writing.

        Get posting on the forums, Warrior mostly of course

        Get people following you, find out what they want, what they need solving and then solve it!

        Oh and write some more....
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  • Profile picture of the author Danny Cutts
    actually believing you can make money is the hardest and then starting the steps to get where you want to be...

    Danny
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    • Profile picture of the author benjamenjuan
      that's true. the digital element kind of makes it surreal. When people tell you to do something that you have never done before its not until you can measure the results and see numbers that you realize that it's real
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  • Profile picture of the author OfficerIM
    Originally Posted by JohnFinch View Post

    Hi guys,
    I`m new to IM and what to know what things should I know to start making money online.
    I know it is not easy but what obstacles should I expect so I can work on them,
    Thank you in advance
    Read my post at the end of this thread. It is literally everything you need to know.

    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...no-object.html


    As of now.....


    PS
    the biggest obstacle is focus - The term hard in this industry translates into really boring.
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  • Profile picture of the author OfficerIM
    One more thing before you ask the forum
    - it takes on average 2/6 months to start seeing a return from your efforts. Keep in mind this is all entirely based on how well you understand the information you are studying. If you become overwhelmed, you need to realize that your over thinking and probably coming up with way to many ideas.

    You don't have a choice but to focus on one, until you can achieve this focus you will not, i promise you, make money online.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sunganani
    1. Too many shining objects
    2. Half baked courses that are designed to milk you to the bone
    3. Newbies don't take action and track performance.
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    • Profile picture of the author IanM723
      Originally Posted by Sunganani View Post

      1. Too many shining objects
      2. Half baked courses that are designed to milk you to the bone
      3. Newbies don't take action and track performance.
      Exactly! Focus on ONE thing (eg, one method of making money online - facebook marketing, CPA, affiliate marketing, etc) and then take ACTION every single day on that one thing.
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  • Profile picture of the author HondaMan0487
    Distractions. They are everywhere. The internet is huge.

    This is a blessing, and a curse all the same. You can access a website to learn how to properly train your cat to fetch the morning paper and 15 minutes later end up learning how to invest on WallStreet.

    ...And all you did was click a few shiny looking links.

    My advice to you is : Take a few months and just let your brain run wild. Become a sponge and soak up as much as you can in regards to running an online business.

    TAKE NOTES. Take more notes, and study them.

    I would advise that you pick 10 methods of earning income online. Study the hell out of them.

    Than pick the one that keeps drawing your attention. Which one is the most distracting.
    That's the element of online business you want to master.

    Now. REMOVE DISTRACTIONS. Set aside whatever amount of hours per day you have decided to focus on the method you have chosen to make cash online. Master it. Buy a WSO or two pertaining to it.

    Take notes, study. Put yourself through a self administered class regarding it.

    Everytime you notice a shiny button online pertaining to something else... Just remind yourself that everytime you click on one of those, that's "x" amount of minutes you could be mastering your chosen method. This translates to a longer period of waiting to see results.

    It takes 10,000 hours of dedicated study and practice to master something. The more time you focus on one thing, the quicker you reach your 10,000 hours.

    And God willing, you'll make some money.

    Good luck,
    Josh
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  • Profile picture of the author Matthew Trujillo
    I think the biggest obstacle is information overload and not taking consistent action.
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  • Profile picture of the author gela g
    Originally Posted by JohnFinch View Post

    Hi guys,
    I`m new to IM and what to know what things should I know to start making money online.
    I know it is not easy but what obstacles should I expect so I can work on them,
    Thank you in advance
    The biggest obstacle I can share is when you don't have a clear vision of what you want to achieve.

    You are in world with all the information you need and opportunities to grab but if you don't really know WHY you are here then you'll get lost.

    You may want to check my free bootcamp training to help you get started whether you want to start your own online business or build skills for an online career. Check my signature.

    Then, FOCUS and Consistently take ACTION.

    Good luck in your journey!
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  • Profile picture of the author carcin0genic
    Mindset. It will come and go unless you religiously feed it. I suggest Les Brown, Elliot Hulse, books by Robert Kyosaki, etc. I have more I can share with you but too many to simply list all.

    Apart form mindset the only other obstacle is you. Many others in this thread are spot on and 100% correct. Listen to all of it.

    On the other hand there truly is only two things to this industry. Mindset and application (taking massive action). So I say again, the only other obstacle apart from mindset is you not taking action.

    the trend is people hear work, see a loss of personal time for no immediate forseeable return, and quit.

    You will rise and fall on your own merit.
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    • Profile picture of the author 6figure101
      most common obstacles. ..

      not knowing where to start

      so you do some searching around for many ideas

      which causes you to...

      qucikly start feeling overwhelemed by all the possible opportunities being presented to you faster than you can read them

      this creates. ..

      lack of focus and direction

      which creates procrastination and inaction

      which leads to...

      confusion and self doubt (on yourself and your abilities, as well as the direction you have chosen)

      so many give up - and the persistent ones start the process all over again... now looking for a better product or idea...

      unfortuately, for many this goes on for years.

      DON'T FALL INTO THAT TRAP! stay focused!

      Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author veekay31
    The 2 biggest obstacles that you may encounter are:
    Information overload
    Moving from one method to another (shinning object syndrome)

    For success on internet consistent content creation is required. If you have the money you can go for paid advertisement.
    Broadly speaking you need - Traffic===>Opt-ins====>Conversions
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  • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
    Biggest obstacles?:
    Giving up before success is attained.
    Learning too much and not taking action.
    Thinking you can do it all by yourself.
    Playing it safe.
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  • Profile picture of the author FingerPicker
    Not starting and thinking you need to know everything is the biggest obstacle.

    Plus not being able to focus on the most important things because of the information overload as others have said.

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Biggest obstacles:

    1. Not having enough money to do much.

    2. Choosing the wrong mentor.

    3. Not willing to do what ever it takes to succeed.

    4. Giving up too fast.

    5. Not having a realistic plan.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnFinch
    WOW!!
    THANK YOU ALL.
    But all I keep reading is focus, focus, information, focus.
    I have an offline selling experience, so talking to people about products is not an obstacle for me, but here on the internet I can`t reach people one by one and talk to them face to face.
    Do I need to focus on building website or how to reach people first?
    Either way point taken about the focus thing I already noticed there are too many things that virtually guarantee millions. That for me is surreal. That's why I am having trouble even finding the right market to dive into, although I do have a lot of experience in education and learning, so I am not afraid to study
    But what??
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    • Profile picture of the author OfficerIM
      Originally Posted by JohnFinch View Post

      WOW!!
      THANK YOU ALL.
      But all I keep reading is focus, focus, information, focus.
      I have an offline selling experience, so talking to people about products is not an obstacle for me, but here on the internet I can`t reach people one by one and talk to them face to face.
      Do I need to focus on building website or how to reach people first?
      Either way point taken about the focus thing I already noticed there are too many things that virtually guarantee millions. That for me is surreal. That's why I am having trouble even finding the right market to dive into, although I do have a lot of experience in education and learning, so I am not afraid to study
      But what??
      In the thread I provided; I stated that one of the biggest issues is coming up with an idea, after that next obstacle is not coming up with too many because this will delude your focus. Many people will say focus on what your knowledgeable in, I personally would suggest focus on one thing that will profit. Your entire goal is to basically just develop a resource of helpful, insightful information.

      The best course I have taken by far was a course called Cash Money Goldmine by a guy named Devon Dudeman. He teaches time management, goal setting etc... all in the aspect of making money online. Their are other similar courses that will basically teach you all the fundamental skills and those are
      - Google Sniper 2.0 and
      - Bring the Fresh

      If you are looking for more of a membership based course
      - Niche Profit Classroom is by far the most organized and professionally developed course i have gone through.
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  • Profile picture of the author lwjc
    A lot of great replies here. I've found the best way to get yourself in-front of the world is by blogging. Good old fashion blogging. Once posted your material is out in the world forever. By buying traffic and following leads I have always felt like I was chasing rabbits. Join a blogging Alliance rather than a blogging platform and provided your content is SEO oriented you should start to see traffic and start selling your product.
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  • Profile picture of the author vedremo
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    I agree with a fellow warrior when he mentioned something about believing in yourself. If you have the proper mindset then everything will fall in its rightful place. Think of the law of attraction. If you doubt your skills, capabilities, etc. then you simply attract failure.

    You really have to commit in your own self belief. You need to know that this is something that you really want to do. That you're not doing it because of the hype thing. That you sincerely asked yourself of your genuine wants and needs in life that can only be sated with IM.

    Research and learning new things is already a major obstacle. You need to invest a lot of time researching and learning the best practices needed in order to become successful.

    You need to develop the skill of discernment. The forum itself has a plethora of information. That's why it's important to know what you want. This will give you direction and focus. Once you have a clear direction you'll know the distracting information that you need to avoid. Only apply the knowledge or best practices that resonate well with you.

    Treat yourself like a sponge. Absorb as many information as you can but you must also learn to let go of useless information.

    You must always have the initiative to ask and to learn new things. Don't get used to spoon feeding information. You must know how to search for your answers because this will also lead you to your truth.

    When overwhelmed with information overload. Breathe, pause and take a break. Regroup yourself. Don't panic. Don't procrastinate. Take Action because this will help you move forward in reaching your set goals.

    Enjoy the journey and always be grateful that you're given the opportunity to live your simple dreams in life. Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    1) Find good niche

    2) Find/create good product

    3) Make squeeze page

    4) Get autoresponder

    5) Add emails into autoresponder

    6) Run ads and lead to squeeze page

    7) Let the process work itself

    8) Keep adding emails and getting traffic everyday
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