A 15 year old internet marketeer

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Hello!

I'm Jelle Kaldenbach, 15 years old. I think I'm one of the few 15 year olds that uses Internet Marketing in stead of working for a boss *yuck, just thinking of that makes me sick :p*.

I get a lot of good comments, because of I'm using IM to make money (doing it for 2 weeks now, have a lot of information, but seen no money yet. Of course the things I do know now are priceless to me). Even one of the trainers I went to gave me a free training, because he thinks that I can make it in the future.

Since I'm new to this forum, I really want to know how you think about that I do this as a 15 year old (and besides that, have you got tips/tricks for me to use this forum the right way?). Other thing I would love to know: If you have kids, would you like them to learn them IM, in their "youth language"?

Hope to hear from you!
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
    Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

    Hello!

    I'm Jelle Kaldenbach, 15 years old. I think I'm one of the few 15 year olds that uses Internet Marketing in stead of working for a boss *yuck, just thinking of that makes me sick :p*.

    I get a lot of good comments, because of I'm using IM to make money (doing it for 2 weeks now, have a lot of information, but seen no money yet. Of course the things I do know now are priceless to me). Even one of the trainers I went to gave me a free training, because he thinks that I can make it in the future.

    Since I'm new to this forum, I really want to know how you think about that I do this as a 15 year old (and besides that, have you got tips/tricks for me to use this forum the right way?). Other thing I would love to know: If you have kids, would you like them to learn them IM, in their "youth language"?

    Hope to hear from you!
    Hey Jelle,

    I am 17 myself, and have had a good amount of success online already. I think that you should learn as much as you can and then put something to action until it works for you. I have been all over the place making money online but now focus mainly on domain flipping while using other methods as just extra cash.

    If you need any help, I will be glad to assist you!

    Thanks,
    Mike
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    • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
      Originally Posted by Mike McAleer View Post

      Hey Jelle,

      I am 17 myself, and have had a good amount of success online already. I think that you should learn as much as you can and then put something to action until it works for you. I have been all over the place making money online but now focus mainly on domain flipping while using other methods as just extra cash.

      If you need any help, I will be glad to assist you!

      Thanks,
      Mike
      Hi Mike,

      What age did you start with IM? And domain flipping... tell me more , never heard about it?

      I already know pretty much, my mum has a ton of information in her "database", almost done reading that all. Lot's of info about Traffic, Affiliate Marketing, blogging... Not so much about CPA so far, want to learn about that more.
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      • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
        Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

        Hi Mike,

        What age did you start with IM? And domain flipping... tell me more , never heard about it?

        I already know pretty much, my mum has a ton of information in her "database", almost done reading that all. Lot's of info about Traffic, Affiliate Marketing, blogging... Not so much about CPA so far, want to learn about that more.
        There is a ton of information for free here in the forum if you just keep reading also there are a bunch of free wso's which are alright.....Google Search: Free WSO

        Domain Flipping is something I got into and really like it. I have a WSO out right now which is an introduction to the methods you can use to flip domains and it gives a nice step by step plan. There are also tons of free resources about domain flipping:
        • Namepros.com forum
        • dnforum.com
        • igoldrush.com
        • namebio.com
        • morganlinton.com
        • namenewbie.com
        • dnjournal.com
        and those are just a few.

        If you need more help, you could PM me but you don't have like any posts yet!
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  • Profile picture of the author JoMo
    Read all of the sticky/newbie threads in all of the forum sections. Then start reading, and then keep reading. I spent 3 or 4 months on the forums before I started posting. Almost ALL of the newbie info you will want to know is already here. You just need to find it.

    Happy hunting.



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    • Profile picture of the author BenoitT
      I started IM at 21 years old and my dad and mom though it is stupid. I prove them they are wrong. You are probably good at something so what I suggest you is post a thread where you offer a service you are good at for $. Don't start a website before you made some money with your service because you will learn a lot. You can even hire a friend to do it if he's good at something interesting.
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      • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
        Originally Posted by BenoitT View Post

        I started IM at 21 years old and my dad and mom though it is stupid. I prove them they are wrong. You are probably good so what I suggest you is post a thread where you offer a service you are good at for $. Don't start a website before you made some money with your service because you will learn a lot.
        When I started my business, the first step was a website. It shows professionalism. It is the new business card. I recommend anyone selling a service to have a website.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
          Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

          When I started my business, the first step was a website. It shows professionalism. It is the new business card. I recommend anyone selling a service to have a website.
          I agree with you on this one. I always think a "...@yoursite.com"-mail looks more professional than a "...@gmail"-mail or something.
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        • Profile picture of the author BenoitT
          Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

          When I started my business, the first step was a website. It shows professionalism. It is the new business card. I recommend anyone selling a service to have a website.
          I totally disagree with that. You don't need a website if you want to get your first 5-10 customers. You can take care of them like your baby and they will be so happy they will buy again and recommend your services to friends.

          I do think spending $1 to expect $2 is a bad way of thinking and very present inside IM. I believe the right mindset is spend nothing, earn $100, save $50 for yourself and buy a domain name and hosting, earn more, re-invest the half.

          People are failing so many time with money they don't really have. Is it more logical to have the money then spend it? Credit cards are evil . Don't have the "I want it now mommy" mindset. One step at a time and interacting directly with your buyers is the first step.
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          • Profile picture of the author JoMo
            Originally Posted by BenoitT View Post

            Credit cards are evil

            Credit cards are not evil. Stupidity is evil.



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            • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
              Originally Posted by JoMo View Post

              Stupidity is evil.
              It's not stupidity that charges you the 29% interest rate. It may be stupidity that led you to sign the contract without going 'WTF, 29%?!" - and it may be stupidity that led you not to pay off your balance within 30 days - but the evil of charging 29% interest does indeed come from the credit card company.
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      • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
        Originally Posted by BenoitT View Post

        I started IM at 21 years old and my dad and mom though it is stupid. I prove them they are wrong. You are probably good at something so what I suggest you is post a thread where you offer a service you are good at for $. Don't start a website before you made some money with your service because you will learn a lot. You can even hire a friend to do it if he's good at something interesting.
        Hi,

        Well.. My dad is of that type too, my mum not: she believes in me and that helps a lot.

        I will think of a service/product i can offer.. At the moment I'm thinking about something for the youth to make their money with IM (in my social live already got a lot of interested people).

        Thanks for the advice,
        Jelle
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        • Profile picture of the author Mohammad Afaq
          Hey man, welcome to the forum.

          It's nice to see another young entrepreneur. I am 17 too (for a couple more days )

          If I can give you any advice at all it would be, don't get overwhelmed and don't do too many things at the same time.

          In online marketing there is a condition referred to as "shiny object syndrome" and all that means is when a marketers keeps doing multiple things at the same time and as soon as a new product hits the market he gets carried away with the buzz and abandons the older project and starts working on a new one.

          Trust me when I say, this will kill you.

          Just stick with one thing (or one business model) and work at it until you are successful. Once you start making money, just scale it up and make more.

          EDIT: Also if you want to talk to me, just hit the skype icon in my description.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
            Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

            Hi Joel,

            Great idea! I will certainly do that .

            Thanks for the advice,
            Jelle
            Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

            When I started my business, the first step was a website. It shows professionalism. It is the new business card. I recommend anyone selling a service to have a website.
            Originally Posted by Mohammad Afaq View Post

            Hey man, welcome to the forum.

            It's nice to see another young entrepreneur. I am 17 too (for a couple more days )

            If I can give you any advice at all it would be, don't get overwhelmed and don't do too many things at the same time.

            In online marketing there is a condition referred to as "shiny object syndrome" and all that means is when a marketers keeps doing multiple things at the same time and as soon as a new product hits the market he gets carried away with the buzz and abandons the older project and starts working on a new one.

            Trust me when I say, this will kill you.

            Just stick with one thing (or one business model) and work at it until you are successful. Once you start making money, just scale it up and make more.
            Hi,

            Thanks for the advice. It is really surprising me how much youth is around here, like it!

            I really have to make a plan how to start, but it's so hard to make a good one.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
      Originally Posted by JoMo View Post

      Read all of the sticky/newbie threads in all of the forum sections. Then start reading, and then keep reading. I spent 3 or 4 months on the forums before I started posting. Almost ALL of the newbie info you will want to know is already here. You just need to find it.

      Happy hunting.



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      Hi Joel,

      Great idea! I will certainly do that .

      Thanks for the advice,
      Jelle
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  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    Couple things I think you should learn to minimize cost, and maximize productivity, is to learn SEO, and be able to make websites on your own!
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    i would say you should take time and put everything you have learn into practice and you will one day get there. if you are interested in sharing ideas and free information i will be willing. you can contact me using the email address below. wish you luck and i believe you will get there but it takes time and hardwork
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  • Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

    Hello!

    I'm Jelle Kaldenbach, 15 years old. I think I'm one of the few 15 year olds that uses Internet Marketing in stead of working for a boss *yuck, just thinking of that makes me sick :p*.

    I get a lot of good comments, because of I'm using IM to make money (doing it for 2 weeks now, have a lot of information, but seen no money yet. Of course the things I do know now are priceless to me). Even one of the trainers I went to gave me a free training, because he thinks that I can make it in the future.

    Since I'm new to this forum, I really want to know how you think about that I do this as a 15 year old (and besides that, have you got tips/tricks for me to use this forum the right way?). Other thing I would love to know: If you have kids, would you like them to learn them IM, in their "youth language"?

    Hope to hear from you!
    WOOOOO!!!!! I am 15 also!!

    I make good $ online also! Wanna connect?? jigglemusic@gmail.com and skype is dasilvad14
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    • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
      Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

      Have to go now!

      Tomorrow i will react on your posts, that will be in like 20 hours..
      Sounds good Jelle. You are getting a good response here and I look forward to helping you out!
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  • Profile picture of the author vishalduggal
    I didn't know there are so much newbies out here.
    I am also 17. Started doing IM almost 2 years ago. Best business ever.
    Quick advice " Just don't get overwhelmed by Information Overload. there is so much to read and do here that sometime you just get away from your success track."
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesPenn
    Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

    Hello!

    I'm Jelle Kaldenbach, 15 years old. I think I'm one of the few 15 year olds that uses Internet Marketing in stead of working for a boss *yuck, just thinking of that makes me sick :p*.

    I get a lot of good comments, because of I'm using IM to make money (doing it for 2 weeks now, have a lot of information, but seen no money yet. Of course the things I do know now are priceless to me). Even one of the trainers I went to gave me a free training, because he thinks that I can make it in the future.

    Since I'm new to this forum, I really want to know how you think about that I do this as a 15 year old (and besides that, have you got tips/tricks for me to use this forum the right way?). Other thing I would love to know: If you have kids, would you like them to learn them IM, in their "youth language"?

    Hope to hear from you!
    Hey Jelle

    Welcome to the forum. I'd just turned 16 when I joined this forum 5 years ago. Back then it seemed like there weren't any other teenage marketers but nowadays there's lots and lots of young marketers like us.

    In fact, I feel old at 21!

    Networking with similar aged people is a great way to accelerate yours - and their - success so get in touch with others.

    Let me know if you need anything.

    James
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  • Profile picture of the author JoMo
    Wow, you pay 29% on your credit cards?!?! I am around 12%. Where do you bank? I will be sure never to go there.

    Credit cards are NOT evil. They can be VERY dangerous, but they are a great way of building a credit history. Get 1 or 2 at a DECENT rate, and use them consistently. If you do not "trust" yourself too much with them then make sure you have a low maximum.

    Also DO NOT pay off your card's balance completely, EVER. Always keep a little on the card. I think it is supposed to be about 3% of your total available. This is the best way to build up your credit.

    Credit cards are a very powerful tool, and if abused can really mess you and your family up. So be careful out there kids.



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    • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
      Originally Posted by JoMo View Post

      Wow, you pay 29% on your credit cards?!?! I am around 12%. Where do you bank? I will be sure never to go there.

      Credit cards are NOT evil. They can be VERY dangerous, but they are a great way of building a credit history. Get 1 or 2 at a DECENT rate, and use them consistently. If you do not "trust" yourself too much with them then make sure you have a low maximum.

      Also DO NOT pay off your card's balance completely, EVER. Always keep a little on the card. I think it is supposed to be about 3% of your total available. This is the best way to build up your credit.

      Credit cards are a very powerful tool, and if abused can really mess you and your family up. So be careful out there kids.



      -joel
      Where did you get the credit card talk from? I didn't see it above but I agree with your points anyhow
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    • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
      Originally Posted by JoMo View Post

      Wow, you pay 29% on your credit cards?!?!
      I do not have credit cards.

      I have, however, received many offers in the mail for credit cards.

      And I read them.

      There are many banks that will give you decent interest rates. There are many perfectly fair companies that will give you decent interest rates.

      And then there are the companies who charge a $75 annual fee to the card on approval, apply a month's interest immediately to all balance transfers, have a 29% APR, and you can expect your card in four to six weeks after approval.

      All of this in six-point type crammed with legalese on the back of onion skin paper.

      Now, just to make sure you understand, it's easy to see through onionskin paper to the other side when you're reading one side.

      So when you read the front, there's this grayish pattern behind the easily-readable form you fill out to send in.

      And when you turn it around, that grayish pattern is actually very tiny print which is heavily disrupted by the bold strokes of the easily-readable print on the other side.

      So while you might prefer to hold the paper in your hand and read it, you actually have to place it on a flat surface and hold it taut so no light is shining through the paper.

      Notice how they charge you $75, and then you don't even get the card until they charge the first month's interest on that?

      Notice how that's only disclosed in the fine print they've deliberately made near-impossible to read?

      Notice how that fine print is on the back of the form you have to send them to receive your card?

      So if you happen to think "I should have read those terms more carefully" a day or two later, too bad - you don't have them anymore?

      That's evil.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
    I guess they are just trying to make money like us right?

    Maybe that would be a good business to get into?

    (only if there wasn;t a bit of barrier to entry)
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    • Profile picture of the author JamesPenn
      Originally Posted by Mike McAleer View Post

      I guess they are just trying to make money like us right?

      Maybe that would be a good business to get into?

      (only if there wasn;t a bit of barrier to entry)
      Hey Mike

      Just because a business is profitable doesn't mean you should try and get into it.

      Money's one thing, but you have to consider your ethics.

      Would you be able to sleep at night knowing that kids are going without food and shelter because of your crazy terms and conditions and your extortionate interest rates?

      James
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      • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
        Originally Posted by JamesPenn View Post

        Hey Mike

        Just because a business is profitable doesn't mean you should try and get into it.

        Money's one thing, but you have to consider your ethics.

        Would you be able to sleep at night knowing that kids are going without food and shelter because of your crazy terms and conditions and your extortionate interest rates?

        James
        Not very much actually but that is something those credit card CEO guys don't understand. they just want money and don't care about anyone else..
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        • Profile picture of the author Caleb Spilchen
          Originally Posted by Mike McAleer View Post

          Not very much actually but that is something those credit card CEO guys don't understand. they just want money and don't care about anyone else..
          How else do you expect them to make money?

          Caleb
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    Originally Posted by Jelle Kaldenbach View Post

    Hello!

    I'm Jelle Kaldenbach, 15 years old. I think I'm one of the few 15 year olds that uses Internet Marketing in stead of working for a boss *yuck, just thinking of that makes me sick :p*.

    I get a lot of good comments, because of I'm using IM to make money (doing it for 2 weeks now, have a lot of information, but seen no money yet. Of course the things I do know now are priceless to me). Even one of the trainers I went to gave me a free training, because he thinks that I can make it in the future.

    Since I'm new to this forum, I really want to know how you think about that I do this as a 15 year old (and besides that, have you got tips/tricks for me to use this forum the right way?). Other thing I would love to know: If you have kids, would you like them to learn them IM, in their "youth language"?

    Hope to hear from you!
    Hey I'm 15 aswell, started IM back when I was 12 with free blogs and adsense. My best advice is to just never give up, it can get very frustrating (I had about 14 failing websites before I made a winner). Also.. stay away from clickbank, I made $500 with them a few months ago and never received payment - they require 5 different credit cards before paying you which is BS imo. I called them to try and get my money and they ended up closing my account. Stick to physical products, cpa, and dropshipping. They're a lot easier to convert. PM me for any questions.
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  • Profile picture of the author Caleb Spilchen
    I'm 16 bro, and I hit in up when I was 15... I made A LOT of money back when I was 15, and the reason for that? People... Meeting PEOPLE.. My first suggestion is to get in with "people"... That's how you'll get started.

    Cheers
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    I wish I had started IM marketing at 17! Oh wait, there was no internet back then! Young entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of e-commerce today injecting new, fresh ideas to a constantly evolving net eco-system.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dagie
    15 years is quite a long time, you must be much experienced.
    Congrats.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jelle Kaldenbach
      Originally Posted by JamesPenn View Post

      Hey Jelle

      Welcome to the forum. I'd just turned 16 when I joined this forum 5 years ago. Back then it seemed like there weren't any other teenage marketers but nowadays there's lots and lots of young marketers like us.

      In fact, I feel old at 21!

      Networking with similar aged people is a great way to accelerate yours - and their - success so get in touch with others.

      Let me know if you need anything.

      James
      Hi James,

      I'm now really looking for advice how to start.. Already chose my niche "IM", but what now..

      Hope to hear from you,
      Jelle

      Originally Posted by jtgjustin View Post

      Hey I'm 15 aswell, started IM back when I was 12 with free blogs and adsense. My best advice is to just never give up, it can get very frustrating (I had about 14 failing websites before I made a winner). Also.. stay away from clickbank, I made $500 with them a few months ago and never received payment - they require 5 different credit cards before paying you which is BS imo. I called them to try and get my money and they ended up closing my account. Stick to physical products, cpa, and dropshipping. They're a lot easier to convert. PM me for any questions.
      Hi Justin

      Wauw! 12 years old when you started, that's great!

      I trust clickbank, it's used a lot and for some it makes good money.

      Originally Posted by Caleb Spilchen View Post

      I'm 16 bro, and I hit in up when I was 15... I made A LOT of money back when I was 15, and the reason for that? People... Meeting PEOPLE.. My first suggestion is to get in with "people"... That's how you'll get started.

      Cheers
      Hi Caleb,

      How did you start? I think this is the hardest point for me right now, have you got some tips for me?

      Thanks,
      Jelle

      Originally Posted by Dagie View Post

      15 years is quite a long time, you must be much experienced.
      Congrats.
      Hi Dagie,
      It doesn't mean i'm in this business for 15 years (in fact 2 weeks), but I'm 15 years old
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