What Would You Do If You Needed $865 By Friday?

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I'll spare you most of the details that landed me in this quandary. Suffice it to say, procrastination has been my worst enemy in starting to treat my offline business like a business as opposed to a hobby. Anyway, now that it looks like I might be going through the big D and don't mean Dallas (:0), I realize how important it is to monetize my skillsets.

My skillsets include: ranking sites (so far, have only done my own) and videos on page 1 or 2 of google within a few days of creating them, writing seo articles, writing email ads that get opened, writing headlines that get clicked, direct marketing through postcards and ad specialties.

Which skillset would you focus on if you were in my shoes?

I appreciate and accept all constructive criticism, too.
#$865 #friday #needed
  • Profile picture of the author Jason Kanigan
    Sell something.

    Go to these three posts:

    http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-...ml#post5727652

    http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-...ml#post5922258

    http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-...ml#post6298956

    Also check out anything by John Durham, IAmNameless, Rus Sells, KenMichaels, and apologies to anyone I've left off this quick list.

    Niche down. Try to be everything and you'll be nothing. Who do you want to become? Who do you want to be known as ("the ___ lady")? Pick something and stick with it.

    DO NOT spend all damn day "researching". Pick a service, pick a niche, and get out there and do something about it. You probably already know what you should be doing. Stop looking for that magic bullet and get to work.
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  • Profile picture of the author EnzoBlaque
    Well given that you need this money urgently. Why not look into Mobile Websites?

    They can be created almost instantly and if you mark up your prices high enough, you shouldn't have any problem reaching $1000 in less than a week.
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    • Profile picture of the author agonce
      Originally Posted by EnzoBlaque View Post

      Well given that you need this money urgently. Why not look into Mobile Websites?

      They can be created almost instantly and if you mark up your prices high enough, you shouldn't have any problem reaching $1000 in less than a week.
      This is exactly what I am doing. However I have had no success yet so far. (It's been the 3d day I'm sending e-mails and demo websites to those interested).

      I'm actually trying to post a thread asking for help but I think the forum is not working. Anyone else having trouble/not being able to create new threads ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Nail Yener
    Offering services has always been the fastest way for me to make money when I needed it. Add to that, creating a WSO and providing value to fellow warriors was also a very good way for me to generate money fast (after a lot of hard work though).

    You could offer any of your services here on this forum (Classified Ads section), it will cost a little to post your service but if you do a good job, you can make that money you mentioned or even more till Friday.

    Looking at your skillset, I would choose "writing articles", "ranking videos" or "direct marketing through postcards". I am sure that many warriors need such services. You can offer all of them as well but focusing on one type of service might be a good idea because if you do that good, you can make more money in the long term.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hugh
    First figure out what you can do for $300 and be worth $500.
    Start calling on small businesses in my town.
    Sell 3 pkgs at $300 each.
    Voilla! $900.
    Keep the change.

    Hugh
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ten
    I would sell stuff and/or ask family/friends for a loan.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fawxkitteh
    I will die with the tension ahh i would try my friends and bank for loan or would do lots of work to gather money...
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  • Profile picture of the author zacsmith
    Originally Posted by Wyteria Jacobo View Post

    ...looks like I might be going through the big D and don't mean Dallas (:0), I realize how important it is to monetize my skillsets.
    "Big D" as in dialysis? If so, I went through eight months of that in 2010-2011 and might have some suggestions on what you can do while hooked up.

    gary
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  • Profile picture of the author HAdrian1239
    Gary, I think the "Other" "Big D" is meant in this case... though either one is not enjoyable.
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