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NOTABLE! $3,000 to $1,000,000 in 15 months: HOW TO DO IT

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Would be really cool to read more progress threads by participants. $3k is easy to come up with even if you don't have it. Numerous ways to do it listed on this forum. Then you gotta be brave enough to put the money to use once you have it. Gotta be willing to jump off the cliff and hope for water below. And since the thread was for thinking outside of the box, I guess it really doesn't matter if you have $3k to start with or not. Just start from wherever you are and go.
 

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Why would his net worth matter? Do you think Richard Branson's advice was worthless until he hit X net worth?
Merely from curiosity. Since he's been pursuing something for nearly half a decade I can't help but wonder how close he is to his goal. And please refrain from going English on me when I haven't engaged in a discussion with you beforehand.
 

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Just got a book in the mail today, Wild Company, which @AllenCrawley recommended in his thread on marketing to the affluent. Here's the first sentence on the inside cover:

"With $1,500 and no business experience, Mel and Patricia Ziegler turned a wild idea into a company that would become the international retail colossus Banana Republic."

Seemed appropriate for this thread, and for anyone who might be waiting to pull the trigger.
 

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Just got a book in the mail today, Wild Company, which @AllenCrawley recommended in his thread on marketing to the affluent. Here's the first sentence on the inside cover:

"With $1,500 and no business experience, Mel and Patricia Ziegler turned a wild idea into a company that would become the international retail colossus Banana Republic."

Seemed appropriate for this thread, and for anyone who might be waiting to pull the trigger.
Doesn't take much sometimes. However, it wasn't a 15 month journey :rockon:
 

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Omfg....

I am 17, being for 2 years interested in "another way" and I've told myself that there MUST be a way to make 1 000 000 $ in 15 months. I am literally 24/7 reading, working and making screenshots around the forum (+300 now lol). I am in my first month and then something like THIS comes up. I am in my first month now and have a plan.

I don't believe in destiny but damn...amazing coincidence...

God bless you guys, keep the work up! [emoji108]

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Omfg....

I am 17, being for 2 years interested in "another way" and I've told myself that there MUST be a way to make 1 000 000 $ in 15 months. I am literally 24/7 reading, working and making screenshots around the forum (+300 now lol). I am in my first month and then something like THIS comes up. I am in my first month now and have a plan.

I don't believe in destiny but damn...amazing coincidence...

God bless you guys, keep the work up! [emoji108]

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Ok now I get it....this all started 2007...

Umm well.....I'm stupid af...

Sorry...

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Omfg....

I am 17, being for 2 years interested in "another way" and I've told myself that there MUST be a way to make 1 000 000 $ in 15 months. I am literally 24/7 reading, working and making screenshots around the forum (+300 now lol). I am in my first month and then something like THIS comes up. I am in my first month now and have a plan.

I don't believe in destiny but damn...amazing coincidence...

God bless you guys, keep the work up!
Reality check.

You're not going to take $3000 and turn it into $1M in 15 months. Period.

No one without any prior business experience has read this thread, took action, created an actual business and turned $3000 into $1M in 15 months. No one.
 

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Reality check.

You're not going to take $3000 and turn it into $1M in 15 months. Period.

No one without any prior business experience has read this thread, took action, created an actual business and turned $3000 into $1M in 15 months. No one.
First of, your argument is invalid. Only because no one has ever done it before, doesn't mean that I won't do it.
Am I no one? Hell yes!

So, Allen, you 45-year-old think that I am another ignorant wannabe get-rich-quick teenager who's dreaming and hoping on his vibrancy, enthusiasm and luck? Do you think that I am a naive, unsophisticated, gullible, dewy-eyed boy, who should give up his ambition and rely on the system and it's securities (which will get us all killed!)? Do you REALLY think, I am like everyone else?
It is still possible, so yeah, lets go hard, intelligent and disciplined.

Challenge accepted ☆

Until October 21th, 2017 ☆

30 $ is what I got - 1 000 000 $ what I need ☆

17 years old ☆

There will be in 15 months a thread, just for you Allen ♡

Let's see, what I am capable of...

PS: Sorry for my bad english.


 

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First of, your argument is invalid. Only because no one has ever done it before, doesn't mean that I won't do it.
Am I no one? Hell yes!

So, Allen, you 45-year-old think that I am another ignorant wannabe get-rich-quick teenager who's dreaming and hoping on his vibrancy, enthusiasm and luck? Do you think that I am a naive, unsophisticated, gullible, dewy-eyed boy, who should give up his ambition and rely on the system and it's securities (which will get us all killed!)? Do you REALLY think, I am like everyone else?
It is still possible, so yeah, lets go hard, intelligent and disciplined.

Challenge accepted ☆

Until October 21th, 2017 ☆

30 $ is what I got - 1 000 000 $ what I need ☆

17 years old ☆

There will be in 15 months a thread, just for you Allen ♡

Let's see, what I am capable of...

PS: Sorry for my bad english.




That is not what he is saying at all.
 

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That is not what he is saying at all.
I just had to defame him. Bad attitude of mine.

But yeah, I see his point. He has a good intention. It's sometimes hard to see, how disenchanted we get, far away from realism...I should get real, but in the end I have to try. There is nothing worse than regret.
 

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I just had to defame him. Bad attitude of mine.

But yeah, I see his point. He has a good intention. It's sometimes hard to see, how disenchanted we get, far away from realism...I should get real, but in the end I have to try. There is nothing worse than regret.
Defame all you want. I'm not trying to discourage you from starting a business. I'm just expressing that you should have a more attainable goal.

What if you only generated $100,000 USD in 15 months? Would you consider yourself a failure?
 

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Reality check.

You're not going to take $3000 and turn it into $1M in 15 months. Period.

No one without any prior business experience has read this thread, took action, created an actual business and turned $3000 into $1M in 15 months. No one.
False. Rich Kid. Did it in 90 days. He went from flipping bicycles on CraigsList to rolling a Lambo in less time than it takes the average forum member to read The Millionaire Fast Lane. And he did it all with vague innuendos and no data/proof.

 
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Defame all you want. I'm not trying to discourage you from starting a business. I'm just expressing that you should have a more attainable goal.

What if you only generated $100,000 USD in 15 months? Would you consider yourself a failure?
100 k is still damn nice but it's not about the amount, it's about reaching something extraordinary.

If I aim for 100 k, I probably get around 25 k, if I am lucky. If I aim for 1 kk, I could make much more (200k?). If my attainable goal was 100k, I would probably choose another business model and a quite different work behaviour as well. Pressure is also highly needed.

I hope you get my point.

I don't really care about getting the shot exactly, if the aim is high enough and the direction is right, the missing shot will still be around the right place.
We always get less than we expect.

It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit. (For me)
 

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Reality check.

You're not going to take $3000 and turn it into $1M in 15 months. Period.

No one without any prior business experience has read this thread, took action, created an actual business and turned $3000 into $1M in 15 months. No one.
I did.. My initial investment was about $3,000 and my gross this year should come in at about 1m. Its been about 15 months. Absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.
 

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I did.. My initial investment was about $3,000 and my gross this year should come in at about 1m. Its been about 15 months. Absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.
And you had zero prior business experience? You joined the forum 5 years ago. Your journey wasn't 15 months.

There were several people at the summit who have made $1m in 15 months with small investments. None of them were zeroes beforehand, though.
 

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And you had zero prior business experience? You joined the forum 5 years ago. Your journey wasn't 15 months.

There were several people at the summit who have made $1m in 15 months with small investments. None of them were zeroes beforehand, though.
I had a lot of wantrepreneur experience. I joined 5 years ago but i didn't start contributing until recently, when I started to have something to actually say. My guess is your conception is so tight knit that believing me would simply be unacceptable.
 

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I had a lot of wantrepreneur experience. I joined 5 years ago but i didn't start contributing until recently, when I started to have something to actually say. My guess is your conception is so tight knit that believing me would simply be unacceptable.
play nice guys! ;-)
 

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I had a lot of wantrepreneur experience. I joined 5 years ago but i didn't start contributing until recently, when I started to have something to actually say. My guess is your conception is so tight knit that believing me would simply be unacceptable.
I never said I didn't believe you.

I actually somewhat disagree with @AllenCrawley's premise. $3,000 to $1m is possible for those without business experience. It's just highly unlikely and typically, that $3k to $1m story is preceded by years of process that is overlooked. In your case, you're overlooking the lessons you learned as a 'wantrepreneur' when, in reality, those lessons are what got you to where you are now. You wouldn't have done it without them, even though we all like to believe we could have.

Your defensiveness doesn't add to your credibility, nor does it add to my desire to pry further.
 

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I never said I didn't believe you.

I actually somewhat disagree with @AllenCrawley's premise. $3,000 to $1m is possible for those without business experience. It's just highly unlikely and typically, that $3k to $1m story is preceded by years of process that is overlooked. In your case, you're overlooking the lessons you learned as a 'wantrepreneur' when, in reality, those lessons are what got you to where you are now. You wouldn't have done it without them, even though we all like to believe we could have.

Your defensiveness doesn't add to your credibility, nor does it add to my desire to pry further.
As if credibility paid on this forum...
 

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False. Rich Kid. Did it in 90 days. He went from flipping bicycles on CraigsList to rolling a Lambo in less time than it takes the average forum member to read The Millionaire Fast Lane. And he did it all with vague innuendos and no data/proof.
Ha! That's awesome. I had been following his thread years back. I'm happy he made it to where he did, he definitely took a lot of flak for being so open with his lofty goals :)
 

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I never said I didn't believe you.

I actually somewhat disagree with @AllenCrawley's premise. $3,000 to $1m is possible for those without business experience. It's just highly unlikely and typically, that $3k to $1m story is preceded by years of process that is overlooked. In your case, you're overlooking the lessons you learned as a 'wantrepreneur' when, in reality, those lessons are what got you to where you are now. You wouldn't have done it without them, even though we all like to believe we could have.

Your defensiveness doesn't add to your credibility, nor does it add to my desire to pry further.
I did.. My initial investment was about $3,000 and my gross this year should come in at about 1m. Its been about 15 months. Absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.
Sometimes a post of mine may have a deeper meaning and hints to other things.
 

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I did.. My initial investment was about $3,000 and my gross this year should come in at about 1m. Its been about 15 months. Absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.

One word of caution (from experience) gross is meaningless, it's what you keep that matters. That's called profit.

I've done near $10mill gross.
Great bragging, right?
Nope!
I didn't manage to keep any of it. (Except for the experience)

Note: The seemingly insignificant distinctions of focusing on gross, vs on how much I could keep, is the difference between broke, and rich.

Congrats though, hope you had good profit!

This should be $1mill net after tax, to really be meaningful.
 

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One word of caution (from experience) gross is meaningless, it's what you keep that matters. That's called profit.

I've done near $10mill gross.
Great bragging, right?
Nope!
I didn't manage to keep any of it. (Except for the experience)

Note: The seemingly insignificant distinctions of focusing on gross, vs on how much I could keep, is the difference between broke, and rich.

Congrats though, hope you had good profit!

This should be $1mill net after tax, to really be meaningful.
You cant get rich off of income, well you could, but you'd have to save for 50 years.. Lenders love growth and gross. The value of my shares love it too. Would you rather make 5 million over 50 years or 50 million in 5 minutes? Rhetorical
 

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