If You Are Struggling To Make Money Online ...

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... And maybe experienced a few "failures" ...
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Novelist Stephen King almost made a Million-Dollar mistake when he threw his Carrie manuscript in the bin because he was tired of rejections. "We are not interested in science fiction that deals with negative utopias" he was told. "They do not sell." Luckily his Wife fished it out of the garbage. Eventually Carrie was printed by another publisher, sold more than 4 Million copies, and was made into a blockbuster film.
(The Success Principles, Jack Canfield.)
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    well if it has just been a few failures you need to greatly increase the number of failures you have

    the more your willing to try things that may fail..but will help you learn

    goes with building any skill as long as you have some system the gives you an idea of why things went wrong

    im not in an online business right now i have my online gig i can have day where i work 6-7 hours and end up with 10 bucks .. or idays like monday where i made over 150 in 5 hours ..
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    There are a LOT of extremely successful people who never even finished high school. Einstein was told he wasn't smart (I hope I am remembering that right).
    Mark Zuckerberg accidentally invented Facebook. The list goes on and on.
    If you learn from your "not-successes," then they're not failures.
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    • Profile picture of the author princetotem
      Originally Posted by laurencewins View Post

      If you learn from your "not-successes," then they're not failures.
      Agreed. 'Failures' are completely subjective, it is all about the way in which you view the 'failure.' Apply the same principles you would with any mistake - learn from it.

      Another notable story is that of J.K Rowling who dealt with several rejections before her books were published. Who's laughing now?

      JK Rowling posts letters of rejection on Twitter to help budding authors
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by laurencewins View Post

      There are a LOT of extremely successful people who never even finished high school. Einstein was told he wasn't smart (I hope I am remembering that right).
      Mark Zuckerberg accidentally invented Facebook. The list goes on and on.
      If you learn from your "not-successes," then they're not failures.
      great artist steal as steve jobs said ..can't leave that out of marks story

      einsteine was bad at math ... he just learned how to partner with those who could do the math

      right now .. youtube is implementing policies that could be a big short term failure if they ..or the begining of the end for youtube if they don't fix their mistakes ..

      youtube ..youtube is de monetizing videos with partial nudity, sexual content or discussions of sexual content ..any swearing ,pretty much any element that gets a video more than 20 views so it has basically killed the incomes of most of the top youtubers ..


      the key part of succeeding through failures annd mistakes .. is to admit you did something wrong and adjust what you do
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        • Profile picture of the author Odahh
          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          Nothing wrong with your Odahh wrong that yourThey are arsenal because they are capabilities.

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          wrong is not bad.. you can fix wrong if you know what you did wrong ..

          wrong is not a bad thing .. chances are 99 percent of what we believe is possibly wrong
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

            wrong is not bad.. you can fix wrong if you know what you did wrong ..

            wrong is not a bad thing .. chances are 99 percent of what we believe is possibly wrong
            Hey Odahh.

            Sorry for the strange response. (I had just got back from a night out and was a bit drunk.) That said, you raised a really interested point. And, when I think about it, I suppose every "wrong" is an opportunity to be a "right."
            : )

            And Thank You for everyone who contributed: You have demonstrated that you understand one of the most important factors for phenomenal success. : )

            There a several more examples of "famous rejections" in Jack Canfields book. Here's my favourite:

            In 1998 Google cofounders Sergrey Brin and Larry Page approached Yahoo! and suggested a merger. Yahoo! could have snapped up the company for a handful of stock, but instead they suggested that the young Googlers kept working on their little school project and come back when they had grown up. Within 5 years, Google had an estimated market capitalization of $20 Billion. At the time of this writing, they were about the launch an initial public offering auction that eventually raised $1.67 Billion.

            "The Success Principles" (Jack Canfield)
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            "Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity."―Joseph Sugarman
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    Exactly. "Failures" are simply discovering ways that something CAN'T be done, thereby bringing you closer to a way it CAN be done.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ali Amjad
    In my opinion, there is no such thing as failure. Either you learn or you succeed. You never actually fail. I like to keep my attitude positive, no matter what happens. :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author ThomasHarvey
    One of my favourite quotes of all time from Thomas Edison:
    "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
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  • Profile picture of the author Kenny Lee
    It's ok to keep trying and expecting failures. But do plan for success too. Let's not keep dialing the same number. Try different things, stay with it for a few weeks and measure the results. You can't control what you can't measure.

    Just don't ever give up.
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  • Profile picture of the author SamNuku
    The key difference between success & failure are those that just keep going! So thanks for bringing up this topic.

    Its quite simple: the ones who quit lose. The ones who keep going will meet their success eventually.

    Success & failure are big topics but the idea of 'just keep going' is so key!

    Blogging is a great example. Most of us give up after 30 60 90 days of feverishly blogging.

    Even tho if you do any sort of study it states clearly it takes anywhere from 6 to 18 months to actually make it happen!

    We understand we therefore must put to practice. Thanks for the share.
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  • Profile picture of the author Reimaru
    Don't we all struggle at first? Once you accept that fact, you'll find it easier to keep going.

    Also, learn from mistakes, and if something isn't working then you try something else!
    (Either do something completely different, or try a variation that might be more effective)
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  • Profile picture of the author Filwriter2001
    Don't be afraid of making mistakes or demanding fair value for your work. You can and WILL FIND ANOTHER customer.
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  • If you are struggling to make money online, my advice is to be a more FLEXIBLE and BE RESILIENT by continually building up more skills!

    Make a list of all your skills and interests. You can check freelancing sites like Upwork on what skills you 'already have' that people would pay for.
    Next, have a short list of what future skills to build based on your interests and what the market values. This way you can have more opportunities to earn more money online.
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  • I think this forum should not be titled "If You Are Struggling To Make Money Online" because it discusses very little about making money online but more on failures. Let me share something about making money online. I think that in any kind of pursuit, failure is inevitable and when we do something, we should also be prepared for the possibility of getting rejected and criticized. I've been working online as a writer, editor and admin assistant. I think the best part is that I never stopped trying out the opportunities that I could grab online. I am still a student and a full-time job is not very practical for me. I need to balance my time between work and studies. I began working online in my college days. I wrote for different people and was even a ghostwriter. What is important is to not quit and to always accept everything as a constructive criticism. With persistence and determination, you'll get a job that will give you the freedom and the finances to enjoy life.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrkhan21
    Sometimes it is about finding the right opportunity and the right client who'll stick with you till the end. So just keep going until you find the right client to build a working relationship with.
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  • Profile picture of the author rbates
    I think that anyone who has lived to the age of three has
    experienced failures, they just don't understand them
    as failures, and they don't stop trying.

    As adults we tend to stop trying if things don't go our way,
    or don't come easy. Think of how hard Thomas Edison
    had to work in order to know the 10,000 things that
    'Didn't Work".

    There are numerous examples of wanting the "Easy Way"
    here on this forum. All that you need to do is to go and
    look at a few posts that want "Simple", "Easy", "Fast", "Instant".

    Even though giving up IS an option, it shouldn't be, unless
    you have actually found something better that you will
    actually work and follow through to its end. But then,
    that is not really giving up is it?
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  • Profile picture of the author cd banzkz
    Great news is that you are among the persons who recognize that there can be financial success in the online community. Some people fail to see that this is a great development that the internet offers. Although not accessible to everyone, those who are capable of working online should try their luck. I must say that working online gives you the freedom to work at your own hours. You have more time for your hobbies and other things. Some jobs are even workable only on weekends. So even though you are struggling now, when you find the right opportunity, it should transform into a sustainable source of income.
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