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"Selling is more imprtant than coding!"

Discussion in 'Lessons from Success/Failure' started by Rickson9, Dec 26, 2012.

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    Most (at least 90 %) of these succes stories and these self made millionaires come from the internet. So if you are not a tech guy in this day and age good luck to you.
     
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    I am impressed he is making that much money out of wordpress themes. Pretty cool story. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    That single deal gave me tremendous confident, and I learned 2 things which changed my entire course of future actions.

    Firstly – I thought, If he can sell the same piece of softwares, which I can’t sell. I am doing something entirely wrong.
    Secondly – I learned that “Selling is more important that Coding”. If you had the best software product out there but you don’t have any buyers, your developed products are worthles


    But does he still build the software as well?
     
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    Bullshit.
    you can make money in land,
    real estate
    retail
    transportation,
    logistics
    wholesale
    ect ect ect


    the internet is a very efficient channel to sell stuff, BUT it is only 1 channel.
    billions are made on tv, radio, and direct mail, and B2B contacts.

    If someone wants to make money, there a a million ways. pick one. if your on the internet, reading this, of course your going to see stories of people making money online. if your having business lunches with people in the real world, you will hear about OTHER ways people make money, minus the internet

    you may want to look at that limited thinking your carrying around. at some point, if you put it down, it may open up alot of other possibilities for you.



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    Thanks for pointing this out. Before a couple of years ago, I never knew anyone personally that made their money online; only know a couple today, the vast majority are all offline. Once you discover what ZenD is pointing out, its hard to focus on what you want to tackle, almost to a paralyzing degree.
     
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    And this is why most people will never make millions... just too many ways to get there. Great input.
     
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    At the end of the article there is a link to his site, so I assume they still do the wordpress themes and he is probably involved, don't you think?
     
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    Thanks zen*******. Yea I know lots of things I got to work on but you are right millions ways out there to make money just have to find a way.
     
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    Great article, I think I should also try sticking a note to motivate me. I feel very lazy even though I earn, I have lots of free time and all I do is waste it to things that won’t earn me something. I think I need to do things that can help me earn beside from what I'm earning now.
     
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    Making money, I've found, is nothing more than the result of convincing other people that what you offer is valued.

    If you have other people, or machines, to do that convincing (which is selling) for you, then the game changes. It often becomes easier.
     
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    Hustle.

    Your salespeople hustle.
     
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    Thank you for sharing this very inspiring story. I am no good when it comes to programming or designing but I know I can do some stuff that can make me earn for a living so I guess this story tells me that if you have the talent to do something you have to explore and enjoy everything about it.
     
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    Bull shit. People with a 1m net worth come mostly from the slowlane. I could not even retire on 1m.

    Now lets talk about people that have a net worth as 10 or or more million. These people are entrepreneurs. I know many 10+ millionaires, only one was the internet involved in his fortune. Sales is FAR more important. The right kind of client and a steady amount of them is a huge factor.

    You make it sound like it is all luck to make a million dollars. It IS NOT LUCK. There are surefire 100% ways of making 1m dollars.
     
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    I'd love to hear more about these millionaires...

    Would you mind sharing a short story of each?

    That would be VERY valuable.
     
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    In Neeraj Agarwal | About Me he said about creating product.

    During the end of my graduation, I thought, I should move on to some products business. The main reason I shifted my focus from Service to Products was because I learned that you can make a good amount of money selling products to multiple customers, which you can’t possibly do in the Service Industry where you need to have a one on one attention.

    What do you think of that? Creating product is better than Service? What if you hire more people?
     

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