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Argue

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Intro: Following this thread HERE, I'm going to attempt to follow the instructions provided. I want to find out for myself if the information can actually earn me money.

Realistically, I do not expect to make $100,000.
Personally, I believe the system cannot earn that much money.
Maybe it can, who knows? I want to document my process so others can see.

All in all, I appreciate @jkennedy for posting the guide.
I'm not trying to make bad of his character or chastise his system.
I want to experiment and see if it works.

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Step 1: Read The Steps
Part 1: Create & sell simple digital “how to” guides.
Part 2: Add the customers to my email list.
Part 3: Mail my subscribers with more products and recommend affiliate products.

Status: Complete
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Step 2: Find 3 Niches
Ask yourself these 3 questions:
  1. What is that one thing you talk about every chance you get?
  2. What is it that when you talk about it with your friends, you dominate the conversation because you like it so much?
  3. What is it that when you talk about it, your significant other rolls their eyes because they are tired of you talking about it?
You don’t even have to think about it, you know what that thing is.

That is your niche.

Status: Pending
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Today's progress is minimal because I just started an hour ago.
After this post, I will be researching niches.
I will do my best to update this thread.

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@Argue this is the ultimate compliment buddy.
Good on you for taking action.

Rest assured $100k is chump change in this game.
I do around 200k gross, 60% net.. and I'm lazy.
Some of my friends and colleagues are making
2x-30x more than I with pretty much the same blueprint
and a few addons (like high ticket masterminds & software).

Not sure if you saw the video I added on the thread
you are making this case study from, I logged into my accounts
to show you the money is real:


Anyway, I applaud your effort. You can absolutely make this happen.
If you need any help along the way just hit me up.

P.S. Beautiful thread formatting.
 

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@Argue this is the ultimate compliment buddy.
Good on you for taking action.

Rest assured $100k is chump change in this game.
I do around 200k gross, 60% net.. and I'm lazy.
Some of my friends and colleagues are making
2x-30x more than I with pretty much the same blueprint
and a few addons (like high ticket masterminds & software).

Not sure if you saw the video I added on the thread
you are making this case study from, I logged into my accounts
to show you the money is real:


Anyway, I applaud your effort. You can absolutely make this happen.
If you need any help along the way just hit me up.

P.S. Beautiful thread formatting.
(thank you.)
Thanks for the support and reps @jkennedy

Actually, I saw the video, that's why I decided to make this thread. Overall, it's up to me to execute.
 

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Realistically, I do not expect to make $100,000.
Personally, I believe the system cannot earn that much money.
Maybe it can, who knows? I want to document my process so others can see.

#RealTalk

My man,
If this is how you feel, why waste your time? Starting a business is tough enough without going into with a 'mehrrr...this probably won't work' mindset.

The first time your business opens should be mega-exciting...because you'll hit the 'trough of sadness' as all entrepreneurs do. If you don't think this will work, you'll give up once you hit a roadblock.

Thus, why waste your time?

If you're going to do this, ya gotta want it. Doesn't sound like you do. Sounds more like a science project...
 
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Argue

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#RealTalk

My man,
If this is how you feel, why waste your time? Starting a business is tough enough without going into with a 'mehrrr...this probably won't work' mindset.

The first time your business opens should be mega-exciting...because you'll hit the 'trough of sadness' as all entrepreneurs do. If you don't think this will work, you'll give up once you hit a roadblock.

Thus, why waste your time?

If you're going to do this, ya gotta want it. Doesn't sound like you do. Sounds more like a science project...
I see where you're coming from. And I agree.

My feelings might not be tangible here or expressed in words but I am excited and eager to make progress.

I'm actually suppose to be asleep but I'm researching and reading up on different sources of info. I actually want to see if I can make money with this. I'm excited.

One thing about me tho, I'm not one to quit. When I put my mind to something, I persevere. It's my nature. Intangibly, no one here can see that. And that's fine. I know what I need to do for myself.

Thanks for the different perspective tho, Joe! Glad you can chime in.
 

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Update 1.

During the past 2 days, I've been doing niche research -
following these steps:
How to Instantly Know the Perfect Niche (topic/interest/verticals) for You.
This is definitely in the top 5 of questions I get asked
on a regular basis. And the answer is strikingly simple.

In conclusion, I've decided on 3 niches.
Ultimately, I'll focus on 1 niche because there's opprotunity.

Status: Complete
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Thoughts Moving Forward:
  • The first few weeks will be a learning phase. I'm still setting up everything.
  • The process in the beginning is slow. I have a lot to learn.
  • I also need to validate my idea is worth it. In the meantime,
  • I'm working on my outline.
 
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End Notes
  • After this post, I'm working on my website.
  • I posted this table to help keep me on track.
 

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If all penis enlargement advertisements on the Internet were visually as appealing as your posts, I'd actually read them. Absolutely incredible design work, especially considering that we're talking about a simple forum post.

If you don't mind me asking, how long did it take you to make the last infographic?

Good luck with your experiment!
 

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This is fantastic, and actually something I am doing my safe based off the original post. I didn't make a thread yet since my progress will be extremely slow at the start so I'm holding off.
Fantastic thread and I can't wait to see how you do. I hope you rock it!

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If all penis enlargement advertisements on the Internet were visually as appealing as your posts, I'd actually read them. Absolutely incredible design work, especially considering that we're talking about a simple forum post.

If you don't mind me asking, how long did it take you to make the last infographic?

Good luck with your experiment!

Thanks for the compliment @Vilox. C:

For the info graphic, I used piktochart.com

This is fantastic, and actually something I am doing my safe based off the original post. I didn't make a thread yet since my progress will be extremely slow at the start so I'm holding off.
Fantastic thread and I can't wait to see how you do. I hope you rock it!

Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk

Thank you @Patrick R for the comments. C:

Moving forward, it's possible.
 
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I don't know about anyone else but I personally get a huge kick out of watching people take courses, execute them, and report on their results as a real case study for the information.

I could see some awesome value coming out of this for others. Good luck!
 

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I don't know about anyone else but I personally get a huge kick out of watching people take courses, execute them, and report on their results as a real case study for the information.

I could see some awesome value coming out of this for others. Good luck!
Thank you @JAJT for the reps and good vibes! C:
I have to keep working. :thumbsup:
 

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  • Domain name registered.
  • Purchased Elegant Themes.
  • Purchased Web Hosting.
  • Construction started on website.
  • Website 15% complete.
Thoughts Moving Forward
- The website should be ready by Saturday 8/12.
- During the building phase, I'm learning
different plug-ins for an opt-in form.
- Collecting emails is priority.
- Next phase is getting traffic.
- The only thing that matters is a sale. I only care
about making my first sale.

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During this process, there's a few things I remind myself.

I. Keep pushing forward.
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain
way to succeed is always to try one more time."
~ Thomas Edison
Keep persevering. Always.

II. Rocky always reminds me to stay strong.
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_J0Ahh3UxbM
 
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Not going to lie, your formatting and design pulled me in here. Can't wait to see what comes of this.
 

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Great thread so far @Argue
Really looking forward to how this is going to work out. I've been following the steps as you post them with my own niche.
 

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This thread looks amazing if this is what your thread looks like your website must be on a new level good luck moving forward love reading the updates on this thread.
 

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Great thread so far @Argue
Really looking forward to how this is going to work out. I've been following the steps as you post them with my own niche.

Thanks @becks22. Happy to hear you're executing too! C:

This thread looks amazing if this is what your thread looks like your website must be on a new level good luck moving forward love reading the updates on this thread.

Hey @Chinobey, thanks for the awesome comment. I'm doing everything possible to make my website top notch. Happy to hear you like the thread. C:
 
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Beautiful thread design : ) will be following for sure.
Seeing process is very inspiring, really looking forward to seeing the future updates
 

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Curious why Hostgator? $25 a month is expensive. Is it a VPS? I usually use like digital ocean. Great post interested to see how you do especially in the gaming industry.
 
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Beautiful thread design : ) will be following for sure.
Seeing process is very inspiring, really looking forward to seeing the future updates
Thank you @Artemisia, I have to keep exuectuing. C:

Well done buddy please keep us all updated This is fab......

Hey @hayden0001 thanks, I'll do my best.

Curious why Hostgator? $25 a month is expensive. Is it a VPS? I usually use like digital ocean. Great post interested to see how you do especially in the gaming industry.

Hey @Scuur, I paid $24 for 3 months. I have it set up to pay every 3 months. When I make money with this system, I'll do yearly. Also, hostgator always have sells, especially $0.1 sells... I missed out on that one tho.
 

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  • Website 50% complete.
    • I wanted to complete the site 8/12 but still have to add content.
  • Outsourced logo.
    • Hated the way the logo came out. So I learned adobe illustrator CC. Designed my own logo.
  • Added logo. The design of the site is complete and I'm happy.
    • All I have to do now is add articles/content. Fix a few pages with edits.
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The website is almost complete. My next step is to get traffic.
Here are a few places (just a general idea) where I'll get traffic.
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I plan on setting up an Instagram, Facebook,
and Twitter account for my site this week (if I get the site 100% complete in time).

End Notes
All in all, the only thing that matters is 1 sale.
I'm gonna provide value so I don't want to
sound like I'm chasing money but I have to work hard.
 

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  • Website 50% complete.
    • I wanted to complete the site 8/12 but still have to add content.
  • Outsourced logo.
    • Hated the way the logo came out. So I learned adobe illustrator CC. Designed my own logo.
  • Added logo. The design of the site is complete and I'm happy.
    • All I have to do now is add articles/content. Fix a few pages with edits.
RtrwS8t.png

The website is almost complete. My next step is to get traffic.
Here are a few places (just a general idea) where I'll get traffic.
OYAqZlM.png

I plan on setting up an Instagram, Facebook,
and Twitter account for my site this week (if I get the site 100% complete in time).

End Notes
All in all, the only thing that matters is 1 sale.
I'm gonna provide value so I don't want to
sound like I'm chasing money but I have to work hard.[/QUOT

This is so cool watching it move forward keep up the good work bro
 
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