What does it take to make money online?

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Fellow Warriors,

Over the next several days, I am going to be doing posts in this area of the forum. I have really been put to the test lately, and have really had to look at myself from several different angles. I had to look at some of my early writings of when I first started in IM and get back to the basics, so to speak.

So today's question is this--What is success?

I am interested in seeing what each of you have to say--I will reply with my answer tomorrow--Remember this part of the forum is about the mind, as it relates to success, power, and self improvement.

I look forward to hearing from you.
#make #money #online
  • Profile picture of the author Evocess
    Success then is putting in 100% effort whatever the results. More often than not, however, the results will be excellent.
    In a man's life success is very essential because people (included me) can prove that he/she have achieve something for his/her life.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ninja Ana
    For me success in life means doing what I love everyday,being happy, enjoy little things in life and most of all able to follow my dreams.
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  • Profile picture of the author Elizabeth Fee
    To put it simply, success is defined by how you perceive your life and the way you live it. For some, achieving a goal is success. For others, regardless of goals, if you are happy on a daily basis, you are successful in life.

    I believe success is doing what you love doing to the best of your ability with no regret.

    Elizabeth Fee
    The Niche Mom - My personal blog to inspire and guide you towards earning an income online.

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  • Profile picture of the author Linkology
    My definition of success is that it is like a journey.

    Know what you want, Work out how to get there, Get the necessary tools, Turn on your passion to succeed, Overcome the obstacles, Enjoy the trip.
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  • Profile picture of the author tedgichia
    For me Success is like a continuous journey. Once I achieve a goal, I get to another one, and so on. It's like a team that wins a championship. They will always want another one, depending on how badly they want it again.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mattias
    Success is when you can carry a glass of water filled to the top from one destination to another without spilling a single drop.
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Success is not only having a positive frame of mind. That is important but once you have that, you need to lay out a plan that will work for you. You either find someone who has done it before and learn from them or just see what works best for YOU.

    Once you do that, success will come to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author joefizz
    Good morning James!

    It couldn't get much better than Earl Nightingale's quote:

    "Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal."



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  • Profile picture of the author hayleyb
    well for me, success is the same as a trophy.. when you have one, people will look up to you but of course you should always put your feet on the ground to maintain that great thing you achieved..
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  • Profile picture of the author allen12
    Success is being able to learn valuable lessons along the way. Getting money or other tangible items is just a pleasant side effect.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmagic
    To look yourself in the mirror and say completely honestly to you that that is the thing you wanted to achieve!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author cwill184
    To make money online, you need strength of character, determination and a willingness to learn. You must also be able to put what you have learnt into practice.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jordan Rhodes
    Success is simple. It is the achievement of one's own goals. You set a goal and when you achieve it, you have succeeded.
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  • Profile picture of the author omega_one
    Success is a multitude of things linked together, it is the way you live, not a destination. After all, if success is a destination, what do we do once we get there.
    Being successful in only one area of life and not others is not success.

    My favorite definition of success come in a Frank Sinatra Song (My Way)
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  • Profile picture of the author Angellos
    Success to me means total freedom, to be, do and have what I want. The ability to live life on my terms.
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  • Profile picture of the author KickAss Marketing
    It actually depends with the person, success for someone can be getting rich and famous, achieving your dreams, freedom to do what ever you want and others. But for me success is when doing what i love most being with family and able to provide for our daily needs and better if can provide what they need. But as long as we are all together and able to provide for them is more than enough.
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  • Profile picture of the author mengxiang
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  • Profile picture of the author allen12
    To make money online, focus on one niche, and give it your all. Become an expert in your domain, and excel! Good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trevor
    It can take:

    A lot of sacrifice

    However, the outcomes can be amazing!
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  • Profile picture of the author HyperV Networks
    I think that this question, will be different for every member here.

    Some of us want $1,000,000.00 in the bank!
    Some just want the time to go fishing, forever.
    Some want to just be happy.

    The Law of Sowing and Reaping:

    It says that you will always be compensated for your efforts and for your contribution — whatever it is — however much or however little.

    The Law of Compensation also says that you can never be compensated in the long term for more than you put in. Your income today is your compensation for what you have done in the past. If you want to increase your compensation, you must increase the value of your contribution.

    just my 2c.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sony Baby
    It appears like success is what you believe it to be.

    For internet marketing I'd assume it would fall between the lines of making money, giving value, gaining freedom and enjoying the journey... depending on who you ask and what their goals are.
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  • Profile picture of the author Killara
    Success is living the life you've chosen for yourself.

    It's not about a life dictated by other people's measures, but by your own criteria.

    Thank you, James for starting this thread. It's useful for me, and I'm sure for others, to remind ourselves why we're doing IM and what we want from this journey.


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  • Profile picture of the author Joel Young
    Success is the opposite of failure. Therefore, whatever you haven't failed in, whether it's small or big, in business or pleasure, you've succeeded.

    Internet Marketer gone back to his original profession as a musician. May be back someday..... maybe not.....

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  • Profile picture of the author annsjones
    Success to me means being content. That applies to many things in life.
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  • Profile picture of the author TimothyTorrents
    reaching your goals and being happy
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  • Profile picture of the author stevengaa
    Success is living freedom, free from all your worries, and your debts that hold you back in life. The great thing is having the inspiration to go further and never to just SETTLE!

    Power Goals - Reach for the sky.
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    • Profile picture of the author BizManRobert
      Hi James.

      RE: What is success?

      For myself its about TIME - we can all make money and if you lose you're money, you can make it back...and more.
      However, you can NEVER get back your time and this is what's MOST important to me and no doubt other entrepreneurs here, working for myself and having more TIME for the things that I want to do in my life.
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      "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." ~ Steve Jobs (RIP)
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  • Profile picture of the author wlasikiewicz
    To make money online you need the following:

    1 - A good guide to follow
    2 - Time
    3 - Effort
    4 - Determination
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  • Profile picture of the author speedbird
    Success to me means being financially independent. I will consider myself successful the day I will start getting passive income online.
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  • Profile picture of the author HyperV Networks
    ~~Success Brain Storm List~~

    • Be positive, proactive, energetic, and honest.
    • Do right by others.
    • Surround yourself with like minded individuals.
    • Negativity is a virus, and will also spread like one.
    • Use positive affirmations.
    • Believe in who you are, and what you stand for.
    • Turn negativity into motivation.
    • Set goals for you to reach.
    • Develop a plan of action to achieve each and every step toward your goal.
    • Be disciplined throughout your journey.

    Just thought Id throw my 2c in...lol
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  • Profile picture of the author cassandraw
    For me, success means happiness. I don't have to be insanely rich to have succeeded, I just need for myself and my family to be content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monetex Marketing
    For me, I can say that I have reached success, when I am making enough money, to have the financial freedom and in the same time, I don't have to too much/nothing to keep my financial freedom. Time is our most valuable possession and if you can use your time wisely then you have reached success.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Carter
    Success is about reaching your goals. But to reach your goals and overcome adversity on the way you must have the will, desire and determination to push through the roadblocks you will encounter on your journey.
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  • Profile picture of the author Born to Earn
    Success is reward of hard work and well planning.
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  • Profile picture of the author ScottGordon
    Success is accomplishing whatever it was that you set out to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author stopper
    After your first fruitless stint you require a wake up call to jolt you from your slumber.
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin Spencer
    Making Money Online is like anything else worth pursuing in that it requires the same ingredients.

    1) Desire
    2) Obsession
    3) Persistence
    4) Commitment
    5) Faith
    6) Perseverance
    7) An extraordinary psychology
    8) Mastermind meet-ups

    Take away one of those 8 and you can still make money online. Take away 2, Good Luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author ykaw97
    Ben Sweetland said, "Success is a Journey, Not A Destination." To always live your life doing the things you want, moving toward your goals, seeking the things you desire. This does not mean that you have no consideration for others or being selfish but rather that you keep your focus and move steadily in the direction of your dreams.
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  • Profile picture of the author FIP
    Success is what you think it is. Once you come to terms with what that actually means or is - then you can set about attaining it.

    Note: It is not determined by what others think success is - unless of course you happen to agree with them.

    "If one advances confidently in the direction of his own dreams and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined - he will meet a success unexpected in common hours"

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  • Profile picture of the author Cash Cow
    Success is reaching a goal that you have preset for yourself. Success is relative and is different for each person.
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  • Profile picture of the author merry88
    Success is when you are satisfied with what you have accomplished
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  • Profile picture of the author Gianni
    I think success for people could mean different things, for some money, personal goals, materials things, happiness, etc.

    I think you achieve success when you achieve something in life that makes you happy or make you realize you are in a better position than yesterday.
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  • Profile picture of the author sugiharto79
    I hope it's not too late to reply.

    Success is really just achieving your goals. That's it, if you wanted to do X and you've done it, then you've succeeded!
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  • Profile picture of the author therenegadeleader
    Success is the fruit of your hard work. And get ready for the harvest.
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  • Profile picture of the author speedbird
    Success to me means being financially independent.
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