How do I make $50 a day?

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Hi Everyone,

I need to make a little cash on the side to help buy a new iMac.
As my old one is slow and stops me from using alot of the good softwares out there.

I have web design skills and i am a music producer problem is so many other people have these skills to.

I need to make about $50 a day to save for my imac.

Any suggestions on any websites or what i can do with my skills to make money

Thanks
  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Go to Fiverr, and literally do anything for $5.

    I know someone who makes up to $700 a month, by doing spaghetti lettering for customers, (birthdays, etc) and doing some writing, (rewrite your resume for peanuts, or something like that).

    Obviously $700 a month is half of what you are aiming for, but that is the best l can offer.

    Or you could ditch Apple, and buy a laptop for half of what you are probably aiming for, ($3000).

    My brother recently got a new Apple laptop, for that price, and it is a i5 chip, 256 SSD drive, with a 13" screen.

    And for half of that, l recently got a Toshiba, i7, 1tb HDD, and a 15" screen.


    So he pays double of what l did, and gets a smaller screen, virtually no storage to use, and a slower laptop.


    Might pay to stay with Microsoft, (not windows 10) until you crack the online thing, and bring in the money?

    It can be done, but you have to see beyond the obvious to find the veins of gold.

    Good luck.

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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

      You could ditch Apple, and buy a laptop for half of what you are probably aiming for, ($3000).
      Or, the OP could maintain the standards he has set for his existence and degree of happiness and be willing to wait for as long as it takes to achieve the goal.

      Why not save even more money and just resort to a Sharpie and a legal pad?

      Just sayin' . . . . . .

      Thank you.
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    • Profile picture of the author brookeharper08
      I know you can almost find anything on Fiverr but spaghetti lettering...that's a first! And $700 per month? Is there a workshop for that? Seriously.
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      • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
        Originally Posted by brookeharper08 View Post

        Is there a workshop for that? Seriously.
        Wouldn't you be better served to find your own 'whodathunkit' Fiverr niche to generate $700 or more per month, than trying to glom onto someone else's success. If you can't grow that pie, you'll be making a portion of that $700, which just might be a ceiling for that gig offering. :-)

        Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    http://www.warriorforum.com/off-topi...lp-advice.html

    The thread above is from early this month - is the debt paid off? I would guess the answer is "no" - but you are planning another purchase?

    Any suggestions on any websites or what i can do with my skills to make money
    You seem stuck in 'learning' and 'thinking about it' mode. You ask questions but what do you do after asking a question? You have asked about various methods (list below) since the beginning of the year. Lots of advice and answers - how much of the advice have you put in practice?

    Fiverr
    ebook
    podcast
    wodpress
    service website
    website service
    affiliate marketing
    landing page/website

    There is no answer for "where can I find $50/day" - except to say "choose a method, do the work and stick with it". Or - as people advised in the 'debt' thread - get a job. Seriously - it's so hard to start an 'online business' when you are broke, in debt and worried about "daily money". It's not a position of strength and leads you to jump here and there hoping "something works". Because you jump around, nothing does.
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    • Profile picture of the author lewisjamespro
      but thats the thing just because i ask for different ideas doesnt mean i dont put in the work. Its hard when you have 5 - 6 good skills in different niches but there is so much competition now its difficult to stick to the one.
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  • Profile picture of the author Expressly
    Find some work to do. Do the work. Get paid.
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by Hellome12 View Post

      I'm actually going to be coming out with a wso that will truly help people with that because that's the main thing that people lack and give up on.
      WSO #764 on the topic. I'm sure it will be a game changer for clueless individuals. If this is on the sales page, "Many people will say it can be hard but it just takes courage and that's all," then I wish you much luck.

      Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author clairelynn23
    Affiliate for music type products via your own blog, amazon product site, music arbitrage. Just a couple ideas.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Thank you for the advice. Very strong and straight to the point, to be honest your right. I have tried different ideas through out my life as i was never really taught any skills growing up.

    So i bought courses and even was successful with 'Prince of trust'

    Its not about not getting a job as i have had plenty in my life and not one of them put me in a better position in my life EVER.

    So i choose to go down the self employment route. I taught myself web design, video editing, logo design, animation, music producing etc.

    I have multiple skills under my belt but still cant think of a system that generates passive income. I get money here and there which isnt enough or reliable.
    Ok, now we are getting to the meat in the sandwich.

    True, a job has limits, work hard and get ahead but only to a point. You also create dept usually through buying stuff that you could live without, etc, since you are working hard and want rewards to go alone with it. Then usually retire, and end up a broke, liability in your 80's.

    As for the skill set, nothing new, it is commendable, but to be honest, l have an impressive skill set over the last 9 years online also.

    • Built almost 10 websites, (including a blog)
    • Hired a team to build some WP software.
    • Self taught Photoshop
    • Learned how to build a list, manage a subscription site.
    • Spent more than 2 years on one site, that flopped.
    • Learned PPC, Adwords, SEO,, keyword research, etc.
    • Video editing, (windows movie maker)
    • Can create products, and the list goes on.

    But yeah, not easy to see how to make real money from it.

    If you are seriously about making real money then l would suggest, Graphicriver, or one of their other sites, (listed down the bottom of the page). They do have a fairly tough review team, but good sales.

    Good sales for Logo's, probably not. Logo's are thrashed, since they have a high price point, and it is a tough market to get into.

    But GR, etc, does have their own traffic, and generating sufficient traffic is the holy grail of online success.

    Creative Market, (no review team) does also, but it is a tough one to get into, (produce 12 products, to maybe get a store there).

    Once there, then you produce consistently and the money compounds on itself, or every month the income stream grows.

    It eventually grows past a standard wage, then leaves it behind. But of course it isn't as easy as that, otherwise everyone would be doing it.

    I did flyers for a few years, but dumped it, since it took me 3 days to do one, (10 years to make $1000 a month). Recently l figured out how to reduce that time down to less than 2 hours, or could pull that off in less than a year, (sorry, trade secret so 2 hours and 1 year -, is as specific as l will get).

    Then after that, if l keep producing it keeps getting bigger, or no ceiling.

    This isn't a quick fix, since it would probably take you a year or more to figure out how to make some money from it. And maybe you will find a way to making good money with it?


    You really need to sit down and be brutally honest with yourself, to potentially find the opportunities.

    Becoming wealthy isn't that hard, just do it quickly enough, while maintaining quality, and put it on a site with its own traffic.

    Don't do what everyone else is doing, since most of them end up making pocket money.

    Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

    Or, the OP could maintain the standards he has set for his existence and degree of happiness and be willing to wait for as long as it takes to achieve the goal.

    Why not save even more money and just resort to a Sharpie and a legal pad?

    Just sayin' . . . . . .

    Thank you.
    Yes, he could, Apple has less bugs, and other crap, but in his position,...anyway his choice.

    An Apple a day,...
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

      An Apple computer a day,...
      Will enable you to use a quality, hassle-free product in a more enjoyable and productive fashion, thereby helping achieve your goals in a shorter amount of time, with a much better ROI from your hardware, everything else being equal. :-)

      Thank you.
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    • Profile picture of the author lewisjamespro
      Thank you for taking the time to give me some good advice. Most people on here try to mock me by saying your trying everything and your just trying to get to the money quick. Not at all my problem is having a lot of skills but struggle to turn one of my skills into a business for me to make passive income.
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        Originally Posted by lewisjamespro View Post

        Thank you for taking the time to give me some good advice. Most people on here try to mock me by saying your trying everything and your just trying to get to the money quick. Not at all my problem is having a lot of skills but struggle to turn one of my skills into a business for me to make passive income.
        Bottom line is Lewis,....that traffic is a b**ch to get enough to a site or product to make real money from it, (adwords is too expensive, and other sources, iffy to say the least).

        Fiverr, Graphicriver and Creative Market, are three that l know of, that supply their own traffic, so if you stay with those and match your skills and interests to one of more of them, (GR, has other hub sites) then one of the biggest barriers to online wealth is gone.

        If you try anything else then that brick wall is back, and maybe you can find ways around it, (others have) but after 6 years online and trying practically everything, l realized that l had to stay with sites like this.

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      • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
        Originally Posted by lewisjamespro View Post

        but thats the thing just because i ask for different ideas doesnt mean i dont put in the work. Its hard when you have 5 - 6 good skills in different niches but there is so much competition now its difficult to stick to the one.
        Originally Posted by lewisjamespro View Post

        Thank you for taking the time to give me some good advice. Most people on here try to mock me by saying your trying everything and your just trying to get to the money quick. Not at all my problem is having a lot of skills but struggle to turn one of my skills into a business for me to make passive income.
        My experience from when I was in a similar situation as yours is that I had to focus on one skill, one product, one site, etc. until that started getting traction and then move on to the next area.

        The thing that changed my mind was hearing a quote from John Maxwell that said something like if you try to catch two chickens at the same time, you won't catch either one.

        Kay in bringing up all your threads wasn't mocking you I don't think. She was pointing out a fact - you are all over the place and until you can get more focused either online or to get a job, nothing good is going to happen in your online endeavors. And therefore nothing will likely help your debt, help you to get your computer, etc. If she hadn't posted that first, I was planning on it - not to ridicule but to try to help.

        If you want to tackle 5 or 6 skills/talents/interests at the same time, you better have awfully deep pockets and be prepared to lead some teams to help you do it.

        Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author Neal01
    If you type websites like fiverr you will find quite a few other places you can advertise too.

    Advertise your web design skills but do different packages so you can target to different people needs.

    Places like upwork.com (formerly elance) and guru.com are great places where you can also find work.

    I think on upwork you have to pay to bid on peoples jobs but you can bid on a few a month for free.
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  • Profile picture of the author birdlady
    . Sell your crafty stuff on Etsy. I have a friend who makes a significant income selling items on Etsy. Not everyone is super-successful, but some people definitely are.
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  • Profile picture of the author TrickyDick
    Originally Posted by lewisjamespro View Post

    Hi Everyone,

    I need to make a little cash on the side to help buy a new iMac.
    As my old one is slow and stops me from using alot of the good softwares out there.

    I have web design skills and i am a music producer problem is so many other people have these skills to.

    I need to make about $50 a day to save for my imac.

    Any suggestions on any websites or what i can do with my skills to make money

    Thanks
    Making $50 is pretty simple...

    Find a problem people have...
    Create a product to solve that problem.....
    Sell your product that solves a problem....

    As for the iMac, I guess I'm "new school," I don't need the latest overpriced hardware.... I look at getting the most bang for my buck...

    I'd start off with a $500 Windows laptop that you can easily swap the hard drive for a $150 525 GB SSD... This $650 hardware will be fast enough...

    Now, do your Web Design using WordPress.... You can use free themes and plugins... $0 out of pocket...

    As for music creation, I'm sure there are many free and open source options out there....

    For music editing, you can use Audacity for free.

    In the end, the biggest switch you need to make is to invest time seeing what free and open source options are out there.... You should be able to find enough to bootstrap your business... After you've made a pile of cash, you can start pouring it into the other software and expand what products and services you offer.
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by TrickyDick View Post

      overpriced hardware....
      Well, that is one opinion, based on a common misconception and a lack of understanding the old adage, "Time is money."

      Investing in hardware or software that enables you to produce work more efficiently and in a more enjoyable mindset, allows you to maximize your income thereby offsetting any additional outlay made during an informed purchasing decision. That's REAL bang for you buck. :-)

      Thank you
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      • Profile picture of the author TrickyDick
        Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

        Well, that is one opinion, based on a common misconception and a lack of understanding the old adage, "Time is money."

        Investing in hardware or software that enables you to produce work more efficiently and in a more enjoyable mindset, allows you to maximize your income thereby offsetting any additional outlay made during an informed purchasing decision. That's REAL bang for you buck. :-)

        Thank you
        I think you missed the point.....

        Overpriced hardware does NOT mean faster..... You clearly read into what I wrote...

        Let me clear things up...

        Asserting "time is money" is like saying an elephant is an orange..... There is no correlation if you read the original post carefully....

        The poster obviously has very limited money to spend... To be 100% clear, money is a massive problem. Time was not the main issue.

        Given those facts, I recommended $650 for new hardware.....

        Since I have years of experience doing CBAs (Cost Benefits Analysis) for businesses, I ALWAYS recommend buying the highest end equipment on the market... This initial investment can usually be recouped in a couple months, after that they're saving money...

        But, the poster had very limited funds, hence my recommendation.

        In the end, you need to assess the given problem and provide advice..... Giving advice based on a totally different situation does not help the poster.
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        • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
          Originally Posted by TrickyDick View Post

          I think you missed the point.....

          Overpriced hardware does NOT mean faster..... You clearly read into what I wrote...

          Let me clear things up...

          Asserting "time is money" is like saying an elephant is an orange..... There is no correlation if you read the original post carefully....

          The poster obviously has very limited money to spend... To be 100% clear, money is a massive problem. Time was not the main issue.

          Given those facts, I recommended $650 for new hardware.....

          Since I have years of experience doing CBAs (Cost Benefits Analysis) for businesses, I ALWAYS recommend buying the highest end equipment on the market... This initial investment can usually be recouped in a couple months, after that they're saving money...

          But, the poster had very limited funds, hence my recommendation.

          In the end, you need to assess the given problem and provide advise..... Giving advice based on a totally different situation does not help the poster.
          Yes, yes - I hear everything that you have said and although you attempted to misconstrue my reply to fit your agenda, I'm sure the OP will maintain the objective of trying to obtain a superior product, even if it takes a bit longer.

          Buying something you will never be happy with because you've compromised will never result in a positive outcome. If a concerted effort has to be made in explaining this, then there is absolutely no point in bothering to explain it. You have your mind made up and you seem insistent that the OP forget what he/she wants and instead, do what you suggest.

          Trust me - the type of individual that has their mind made up that they want an iMac, is not a person that will surrender that desire, regardless of what you might consider a 'common-sense' alternative. That's called commitment. :-)

          Once you go Mac, you can never go back. lol

          I'll bail on this thread now as I'm not a person to waste my time on folly.

          Thank you.

          P.S. This comment gave it all away. "Asserting "time is money" is like saying an elephant is an orange." Yet, you claim to do CBA. Yikes!
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          • Profile picture of the author TrickyDick
            Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

            Yes, yes - I hear everything that you have said and although you attempted to misconstrue my reply to fit your agenda, I'm sure the OP will maintain the objective of trying to obtain a superior product, even if it takes a bit longer.

            Buying something you will never be happy with because you've compromised will never result in a positive outcome. If a concerted effort has to be made in explaining this, then there is absolutely no point in bothering to explain it. You have your mind made up and you seem insistent that the OP forget what he/she wants and instead, do what you suggest.

            Trust me - the type of individual that has their mind made up that they want an iMac, is not a person that will surrender that desire, regardless of what you might consider a 'common-sense' alternative. That's called commitment. :-)

            Once you go Mac, you can never go back. lol

            I'll bail on this thread now as I'm not a person to waste my time on folly.

            Thank you.

            P.S. This comment gave it all away. "Asserting "time is money" is like saying an elephant is an orange." Yet, you claim to do CBA. Yikes!
            Funny.....

            You spout drivel and corporate-speak....

            You obviously don't understand how to solve business problems.....

            You are given a specific scenario where there are parameters and limitations....

            Spouting off the cliché "Time is money" is just drivel.... It has zero application to the problem at hand.

            Hence, my comment about an "elephant is an orange." You totally misdiagnosed the problem.

            The post was not "I need more time. I have a slow computer and LOTS of money." That warrants a simple solution... Buy the fastest computer AND the fastest Internet service you can get your hands on...

            Your "solution" promotes spending money the poster obviously does not have... Limited or no money is a clear limitation.... Correctly analyzing the situation is vital in the real world.

            To be helpful, one needs to look at the specific situation and give advice....

            In your world of money magically appearing out of thin air, you can certainly give your opinion.... Your opinion may be interesting... But, it is completely devoid of any value to the poster.
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            • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
              Originally Posted by TrickyDick View Post

              Funny.....
              Before I go:

              "I need to make a little cash on the side to help buy a new iMac."

              You seemed to miss the point entirely. The OP didn't ask for people to suggest an alternative to finding a solution to his problem and you offered nothing of value regarding his post.

              It's nice to know that if nothing else, you are an expert on drivel. :-)

              Thank you and goodbye.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    The OP didn't ask for people to suggest an alternative to finding a solution to his problem and you offered nothing of value regarding his post.
    Champagne taste - beer budget?

    The OP did post this month about desperation of being in debt and no way to pay it off.... Perhaps buying more than he can afford is a habit?

    If so, not a good habit.
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      Champagne taste - beer budget?
      Possibly, but it's the OP's life. OP never asked for financial guidance or for an opinion on how he should spend the $50 a day he's hoping to add to his income.

      The OP did post this month about desperation of being in debt and no way to pay it off.... Perhaps buying more than he can afford is a habit?

      If so, not a good habit.
      True, but I'm not one to judge. We learn through our mistakes, although that can take decades. Trust me, I know this for a fact.

      That said, I'm not the OP's financial advisor, priest or therapist. If someone comes here and asks for suggestions on how they can make an extra $100 a to buy a Tesla, I'm not about to tell them that they should forget that and buy a Toyota, instead.

      Isn't this place supposed to be the home of, "If you believe it, you can achieve it???" :-)

      Thank you.
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    Originally Posted by birdlady View Post

    . Sell your crafty stuff on Etsy. I have a friend who makes a significant income selling items on Etsy. Not everyone is super-successful, but some people definitely are.
    Yes, Etsy, from what l have learned most there work hard for peanuts. But nothing new there, practically everything online is like that, but some get around that.

    Originally Posted by brookeharper08 View Post

    I know you can almost find anything on Fiverr but spaghetti lettering...that's a first! And $700 per month? Is there a workshop for that? Seriously.
    Ok, Brook, l did a product on all of this, years ago, l will PM you. Well, l have to dig it up first, hmmm.

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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    aim high
    make 100, live a little and end up with $50
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

    have you tried table dancing
    Neuton Dance perhaps?

    Originally Posted by rozzski999 View Post

    Create a website or 10, moneytise them, drive traffic, sit back..
    ...and watch the pocket money roll in.

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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Mark is right - I'm not making fun of you. You had advice in other threads to focus on one thing - and to do whatever necessary to pay of the debt you were so worried about.

    There is no magic method we can give you - it's YOUR focus and work that will make the difference.

    I'm not the OP's financial advisor,
    As a rule, I fully agree with that. But when the OP posted here asking for help to pay off a debt crisis...he made that a point of reference.
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    I'm not sure if this works in America, but in the UK you can do something called "Matched Betting". Check it on Wikipedia for more information, But Basically you need to have a "Betting Exchange" which basically let's you take bet's from other people (with a 5% comission) and then you take the FREE Bets that Bookies give you and back it both ways so you always win because one of the bets was free. There's a great program to help you do it right but it definitely worked for me in the UK when I needed some spare cash. Hope it helps,
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