What would you do at this point?..?

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Hey fellow warriors, I have recently gotten back into IM after a break because of time issues. Since I have been trying to break back in it has been a little frustrating. I have some projects such as list building that I want to start but my main problem is start up money. So I really have not be able work on it as much. I know this is a long shot but I wanted to know if there is a warrior out the that would help me make some start up money or would share a method. I normally don't ask but I just feel like I have direction and to fustrated!!! If you could help that would be greatly appreciated. But if not than I totally understand. Thanks for reading...
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  • Profile picture of the author masterjani
    Having a decent blog with some unique information will get you the list. But, you need to have patience as you are not going to invest.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    It doesn't take much money to get started. That is not a good excuse as to why you're holding back. You can get a domain name and hosting for three months for under $20. That's enough to get the ball rolling if you can devote time to starting a business.

    If you can't come up with $20, go sell blood (it was going for $50 last time I checked) and you should have enough to get your start.

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    • Profile picture of the author molliefr
      Originally Posted by Steve B View Post

      It doesn't take much money to get started. That is not a good excuse as to why you're holding back. You can get a domain name and hosting for three months for under $20. That's enough to get the ball rolling if you can devote time to starting a business.

      If you can't come up with $20, go sell blood (it was going for $50 last time I checked) and you should have enough to get your start.

      Steve
      Hey Steve

      Most of people afraid of investing and it not about just 20$ or so even they don't want to give a penny till they sure of profit. Basic thing is that if you invest then only you earn that he need to learn but invest should be in a right way not anyway. He need to devote time and then he can earn much. I hope he will understands the words!
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      • Profile picture of the author Taniwha
        Originally Posted by molliefr View Post

        Most of people afraid of investing and it not about just 20$ or so even they don't want to give a penny till they sure of profit.
        If that's the case, then entrepreneurship is NOT for them.
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  • Profile picture of the author AffEngineer
    I'm with Steve,

    If you want to build lists, you can do so with a $10/year for a domain and $5/month for a host!
    It'll take longer if you're not going to pay for advertising though but you should really have no money issues with these type of strategies
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  • Profile picture of the author letsmakeit
    I'm looking into getting some hosting now. I guess will brain storm from there.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      You can get going for very little, really.

      Honestly, the start-up costs for an internet marketing business can be absolutely minuscule. A domain-name and hosting will get you going for a few months? $20 - $25, max.

      Later, you might want an autoresponder subscription, too, but even that comes to about $20 for the first two months. So you hardly need to be earning anything to cover it.

      If you want to start, temporarily, with really cheap hosting, maybe have a look at hostica.com, where you can get one site hosted for $1 per month? They're not bad, for "somewhere to start".

      Just don't make the mistake of using a free autoresponder, is my advice.
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      • Profile picture of the author harrydog
        Having start money is not your problem. Having a plan on how you are going to make money is the key, from there you will find the money as someone said you can go and sell blood (in the UK you Give blood not sell it though)

        The way we got seriously got going is we approached someone in the niche we wanted to be in who had the niche knowledge but not the IM knowledge and partnered with them. They provided the industry knowledge and we did the IM side of things. We created a killer product, then approached other players in the same niche and offered them a solid JV deal. We then did a promotion with a quality free give away (PDF which is free to create) and built a list and sold to the list.
        Cost of all this
        $19 per month to start with for Aweber
        $9.99 Hosting - Hostgator although we could have got this cheaper
        $0 Wordpress
        $0 for S2 member for membership site
        $0 PDF
        $0 Video creation (Screencast/jimg/screencastomatic)
        $0 For free wp affiliate (but we now have the paid version)
        $0 for various wordpress plugins
        $0 Photoshop CS2 and Gimp
        $0 Powerpoint as we already had it but you can use open office for free
        $0 Ecover graphic creator

        We are now going to do 6 figures plus this year and obviously our cost base has gone up but our margins are still huge compared to any other business model. It took us 18 months to get there but we now have a solid business in a competitive market (horse racing niche)

        So start up money is not the issue - you don't need any just a viable plan and lost of hard work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Get a job and use that money to fund your website promotion.
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    Read tutorials and watch videos on YouTube to learn how to make videos, and then offer this service on Fiverr and other sites to make some money without spending money.

    If you are a good writer you can also write articles and make money this way. Offering a service is the best way to make money in the beginning, but you have to be persistent because there is fierce competition everywhere.





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