Does anybody here work towards their goal of making money online?

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Whenever people come into the Internet Marketing World they go straight and buy stuff, yeah thats alrite but, the problem is "they dont really do anything". They always get distracted by everything else, meaning, new products, offers etc etc. so their just buying stuff without actually DOING anything. It aint because they dont know what to do, the material is like right infront of you, but its just that you're too distracted by other things on the internet.

So, whats my point?

Get off the internet and do some work, the more you get distracted the more you're wasting time building your business. you got everything infront of you. just sit down with a pen and paper and write.
Your main goal is to take atleast one step to your Online goal even though its something little. Just do something.......

thats it, thanks for your time
#goal #making #money #online #work
  • Profile picture of the author Gordon King
    Well said.

    Take one step each day towards your goal and you'll get there.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
    All I really do online is market my business, I know exactly what to do everyday to generate leads, traffic and profits. After I do that I usually listen to audios or training programs, if I don't have a fun adventure planned that day
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  • Profile picture of the author lukeblower
    I completely agree with the step by step route. Have a clear overall goal but do everything possible to stop overwhelm.

    Also, it's so important to stick at something. Someone somewhere said "test, tweak, test".
    Just because something you try failed, doesn't mean it's a complete bust.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Get off the internet and do some work, the more you get distracted the more you're wasting time building your business. you got everything infront of you. just sit down with a pen and paper and write.
    Isn't that kind of going backwards?

    Get on your computer and focus. If you can't train yourself to do that then you have little chance of success generating any substantial online income.

    If you have to start in small doses do it. Don't turn on your computer without a clear plan of exactly what you are going to do. Work as long as you can stay focused. As soon as you start to wander, turn off the computer for a while. Regroup and do it again.

    I believe the real key to success is relentless, focused action.

    Steven King talks about how when he really gets into something he's writing it's like there's a "hole in the page."

    That's how I am when I'm building something online. The rest of the world kind of fades away.

    If you can achieve that kind of focus and sustain it for long enough, you will succeed.
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    • Profile picture of the author Webtex
      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      I believe the real key to success is relentless, focused action.

      Steven King talks about how when he really gets into something he's writing it's like there's a "hole in the page."
      Thanks Brent, that's what I needed to hear today
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      • Profile picture of the author nik0
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        Funny you mention that as I just saw that there are 2000+ people viewing the for sales section and about 1000 this forum section

        Most people seem to be looking for a quick fix and not scared to pay some money for it.

        What they don't realize is that it often requires a lot more money then the few dollars they pay for the guide, unless they want to do everything their selves, which I actually recommend when you're just starting out, to learn the process and see what works and what doesn't.
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      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      Steven King talks about how when he really gets into something he's writing it's like there's a "hole in the page."

      That's how I am when I'm building something online. The rest of the world kind of fades away.

      If you can achieve that kind of focus and sustain it for long enough, you will succeed.
      Excellent worded.

      I see it myself as well when expanding something, first I'm seeing up against it but once I'm into it it's like I can't stop and thus a ton of work gets moved and often the sun starts to rise before I realize it.
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  • Profile picture of the author zenxseo
    Information overload is big issue
    and many time people like to earn money with just an push button software.
    there is no magic wand , if any one want success only solution work heard , smart ,
    be focused on goals, Stick to the Plan . its good to try new things learn new tips new software but the most IMP part is Taking action with proper plan.
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      I know a really good thing that has helped me is just to do work on Notepad and not even open up my browser or get unto the Internet at all.

      This keeps you focused and not get caught up in all the noise on the Web.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel J
    I think everybody needs to start with gathering information and finding something that will work, but I remember when I was starting out, I would read ebook after ebook, report after report, and buy course after course and at the end, I would FEEL inspired and hopeful, like I actually ACCOMPLISHED something! It's really interesting psychologically. The "high" we get from a "new idea" can actually trick us into believing we're doing something and getting somewhere! In reality, like you said, it's the "work" that brings results! It's not as "fun" initially, but it's FAR more rewarding!
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  • Profile picture of the author Stevie C
    My shift was from buying all sorts of stuff that was promoted to me to a mindset where I now only buy courses/software that I need to move my business forward. I'll then go out and research the best rated in the market rather than buying the newest shiny model.
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  • Profile picture of the author rednwhite
    If I'm completely honest, I was a sucker for the new shiny "make 10k a month" products, when I first started, and the more I bought, the more overwhelmed I became. I had no focus and I had no goal - well, at least if I had a goal, it was a pipe dream and simply achievable at that stage of the game.
    Clear your mind of all the new shiny products, write down your goals (make them realistic - start small and keep revisiting/re-accessing), have your goals on a piece of paper on the wall or blue tacked to the computer (somewhere you'll see them when your working), and consider this;
    "Is what I'm doing going to help me achieve my goal/s"

    if yes, press on - if no, do something that is.

    Dont think too big too soon. Small steps are the key to your success. You'll get there.
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  • It's not the online distractions that make me lose my focus. Once I'm in front of a computer in my home office I usually don't have a problem working several hours straight.

    My philosophy is to make sure I do at least a little bit of work a day. Every little task I tick off my list is an achievement because it brings me closer to my goal. And manageable to work a little bit every day, make it my habit to work, than to just work when I feel like it.

    I get distracted when I'm working in the living room and my kid keeps tugging on my arm asking me to make her snacks, to find her toys, to play with her, etc. Especially now that school's out. She tries her best to stay away from my office when I'm working, but she's starting to get really bored.
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  • Profile picture of the author jalno1
    There are too many distractions online especially in the IM niche, I suffered the shiny object syndrome for nearly two years until I found the business model I was happy and comfortable with, now I just focus on that first which is actually building my online income. I still look at other programs and software and if I see that it can help me in my business, I'll buy it.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    I've made the most money online lying in bed after waking, for 30 to 45 minutes on most days.

    I: meditate, affirm, visualize and speak a gratitude list. After aligning myself, I intend to create value and make connections, which moves me away from the Bright, Shiny Object Syndrome plaguing most folks.

    Good message!
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    • Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      I've made the most money online lying in bed after waking, for 30 to 45 minutes on most days.

      I: meditate, affirm, visualize and speak a gratitude list. After aligning myself, I intend to create value and make connections, which moves me away from the Bright, Shiny Object Syndrome plaguing most folks.

      Good message!
      Interesting, can you share more detail about your process?
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      • Profile picture of the author dancoc
        I wasn't really in the buying habit but was in the passing from one new thing to the other. Always something new I found. I tried Clickbank and had one sale but the renounced it, then CJ no sale, then Fiverr a few sales. Now I am on Amazon and sticking to it. I want to focus. I make 4 sales so far but nothing consistent but not quitting.
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  • Profile picture of the author Pedro Lopes
    This is why its important to set goals..
    Especially in an entrepreneurial endeavor such as internet marketing..
    It takes much focus, dedication, sacrifice and hard work, but anyone that can do that stands a good chance of succeeding..

    Pedro
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    • According to me there are too many infos here on web.
      The people want to know what works and not work and the exact steps to replicate success.
      People want a simple and immediate way to gather infos about that service or website, want to know what is the cost and the way to earn money.

      I create this site to resolve these problems and to give to my users new ideas to generate income:
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    I believe that everybody here is trying to achieve this goal, or achieving this goal everyday.









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  • Profile picture of the author evilclown
    Making money online is not a goal. Any one can do that. Building a legit source of income from home and maintain it is a real goal.

    The right questions will get you the right answers.
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  • Profile picture of the author jbode
    2 Words: Persistent Patience

    Be persistent in your work but be patient in knowing the results will come if you put in the work
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    • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
      Originally Posted by jbode View Post

      2 Words: Persistent Patience

      Be persistent in your work but be patient in knowing the results will come if you put in the work
      gee I agreed with you....

      my amazon site from jan till now don't have even a single sales...
      already find the best niche keywords...even have those less competition ones..
      etc
      still....zzz

      I think my site still new..march 1 set up this one...even daily managed to get 100 daily clicks with no sales...i feel time will proof to me....

      patience ...perhaps
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    Originally Posted by Blue1234 View Post

    Whenever people come into the Internet Marketing World they go straight and buy stuff, yeah thats alrite but, the problem is "they dont really do anything". They always get distracted by everything else, meaning, new products, offers etc etc. so their just buying stuff without actually DOING anything. It aint because they dont know what to do, the material is like right infront of you, but its just that you're too distracted by other things on the internet.

    So, whats my point?

    Get off the internet and do some work, the more you get distracted the more you're wasting time building your business. you got everything infront of you. just sit down with a pen and paper and write.
    Your main goal is to take atleast one step to your Online goal even though its something little. Just do something.......

    thats it, thanks for your time
    This sounds like you're projecting more than anything else...
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        • Profile picture of the author Kate2009
          Hi, my name is Kate. I started my first Online Business 5 months ago. I learned webdesign, seo, article writing etc all by myself by studying the web, reading books and learning by doing.

          I am at Level 5 out of 10 with regards to my experience. I am looking to start a workshop with like minded trustworthy people who are interested in exchanging ideas, problem solving, and motivating each other.

          We could set up Skype calls once a week to discuss any progress and issues...

          Please PM me with your details and experience level if you are interested.
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  • Profile picture of the author In the know
    Originally Posted by Blue1234 View Post

    Whenever people come into the Internet Marketing World they go straight and buy stuff, yeah thats alrite but, the problem is "they dont really do anything". They always get distracted by everything else, meaning, new products, offers etc etc. so their just buying stuff without actually DOING anything. It aint because they dont know what to do, the material is like right infront of you, but its just that you're too distracted by other things on the internet.

    So, whats my point?

    Get off the internet and do some work, the more you get distracted the more you're wasting time building your business. you got everything infront of you. just sit down with a pen and paper and write.
    Your main goal is to take atleast one step to your Online goal even though its something little. Just do something.......

    thats it, thanks for your time
    I believe that we MUST follow some shiny objects to be successful.

    I blog posted about this one here, enjoy
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  • Profile picture of the author jessicah
    I don't think you need to detach in order to get things done. You must learn to focus your attention on what is really important, that will help you further, in anything you do.
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  • Profile picture of the author Eric Lovelace
    Great post.

    Focus is a key factor in this and any business.

    When I need to bang out a product, I go to my office, play some acid jazz, and crank it out the best I can.

    Same would apply to any other method. I only buy products when I want to learn more deeply or get someone else's view on a certain topic. Even then I usually search for it on Youtube and go from there.

    Eric
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    I have learnt by what you have said and now sticking to one system and finally know I am getting somewhere
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    • Profile picture of the author bdpop
      I think it's safe to say that action is the key. However, different folks have different ways to get themselves to take inspired action. Distraction is obviously an issue for all of us, but I'm not sure we all need to "log off" in order to become focused.
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  • Profile picture of the author riffraff3
    I have been working at serious part time internet marketing since January 2014. I made plenty of mistakes buying crappy traffic and chasing too many guru programs. I have an ambitious plan but a long term ramp up process. It do spend over 2 hours a day building something, tweaking something, and testing. It is always an improvement process. The days between sales are getting shorter so I am building momentum. I love doing it. I love building webpages. It allows me to be creative and hopefully I add value to someone's life when they buy a product I promote. The learning curve is unbelievable though and I see how some can hit a wall real quick. When my great ideas fizzle, I usually have something new to try that is better. Never give up.
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  • Profile picture of the author unbeatable45
    The internet is a hobby to some and some people make it a life-changer. The only way to make money on the web is by trying at least. I've done a lot kind of like some that make little to no $$$; but, once you make some money--it'll never stop coming in once you make a little. The key to success is confidence and many have it. I've tried blogging, article writing, PPC, and a lot more just to get to the first sale. It's out there, just got to find it...
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    I just buy expensive IM marketing courses and hire over payed under performing gurus in the naive hope I will become wealthy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Syed Raza
    The Online Money Making thing really works and i realized this after 2 years of struggling online :/
    You should make your goals and try to achieve your goals in a sort period of time by putting your whole efforts in this business
    Your Goal should be focussed and Determination with your work. You need patience in this business because it takes some time to establish but in the end the reward comes for than you efforts. Best Of Luck
    So your Goal Should Be Determination and Patience and A Passion Of Not Giving Up At Any Cost. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Tyio Lee
    I do a 7 day work outline....Focus....Take Action and I make MONEY in my niches (5) of
    them.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Someone else said this but it is very true "pick one tactic and work on it till you master it then move on to the next one."
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  • Profile picture of the author andrealouisechang
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    Many marketers fail because of this:

    They complicate things by doing tons of work, following tons of methods, many of which they don't need just to make money online.

    They try to follow so many marketing methods that they end up confused. And since they are confused, they end up being frustrated. And because they are frustrated, they QUIT.

    Often, when a person does not experience INSTANT success with a marketing method, they look for another and quickly switch to a new strategy. When failure happens again, they switch to another, and so on. And on.

    This is why 92% of online marketers fail.

    They do not fully realize the potential of the marketing method because they quickly switch to another. This constant switching in strategies becomes a waste of time, money and effort.

    Internet marketing and online work can eventually take a huge toll on you psychologically, especially if you have invested a lot financially, tried dozens of marketing methods, put in a lot of time and effort, only to see little or no reward.

    Do not let this happen to you.

    What you can do is to wisely invest in a short-term endeavor that will make you money in the long term. How do you do this?

    You should look for a mentor who will help you learn the tricks faster and reach your goals quicker. Learning on your own can be daunting. With a mentor or a coach, you can determine the best strategy that will fit you and will realize financial gains for you immediately. In simpler words, you need a coach who will teach you how to learn how to make money NOW.

    Whether in self-development, business, or Internet marketing, success can be quickly moved forward when you find a mentor or a coach. A coach can help you learn faster, develop skills more efficiently, and avoid making the same mistakes over and over again. A coach can help you understand what you need to learn, how to learn it, and the best time for you to execute what you have learned.
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  • Profile picture of the author RowenaFanning
    I really don't believe that this is for everybody and that a vast majority of those taking this endeavor up and then quitting do so because they believed incredible fast success stories but it did not happen to them as well. This takes a lot of work. Like any other job.
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  • Profile picture of the author Omar White
    Originally Posted by Blue1234 View Post

    Whenever people come into the Internet Marketing World they go straight and buy stuff, yeah thats alrite but, the problem is "they dont really do anything". They always get distracted by everything else, meaning, new products, offers etc etc. so their just buying stuff without actually DOING anything. It aint because they dont know what to do, the material is like right infront of you, but its just that you're too distracted by other things on the internet.

    So, whats my point?

    Get off the internet and do some work, the more you get distracted the more you're wasting time building your business. you got everything infront of you. just sit down with a pen and paper and write.
    Your main goal is to take atleast one step to your Online goal even though its something little. Just do something.......

    thats it, thanks for your time
    Hey Blue

    That's very well said So, My advice to Newbies is :

    Stage 1 : Affiliate Marketer :

    1.Choose a Market.
    2.Build a list of interested subscribers in that market.
    3.Provide massive value to this list of PEOPLE.
    4.Introduce related products to this People.
    5.Invest 50% of the profit made from commissions to build your list.

    Rinse and Repeat.

    Stage 2 : Product Owner :
    The difference will be in Step 4 Only where you will introduce your list to your own product.

    Its Simple and Easy If You PLAN and more importantly Put your plan into Action.

    - Oliver
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  • Profile picture of the author RedShifted
    Set this as your wall paper. Or print out a copy like I did, laminate it, and hang it on your wall. Every day I wake up and look at this photo briefly.

    I like the fact that it overwhelms me because that wakes me up. And I realize "I just have to pick 1 thing and get as much done as possible". But I don't pick something from the image. I make 30 day action plans and write 1 substantial task for each day (a "task" can have subsets of tasks). Then I put a check box next to each line. And I check them off as I complete things. Some tasks take 3 hours to do, some take 3 days. And I rarely finish all 30 every month. But I get the majority of them checked off, and thats a great feeling.

    Finally, I try to enjoy life in between. That is important to keep you motivated. Work out, run, take care of yourself. Have just as much play time as you do work. 8 hours sleep, 8 hours work, 8 hours play. Take vacation more than your average person. Be happy.

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