WEB Is it realistic to make a living in internet marketing?

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  1. uh_no

    uh_no Guest

    Not that I'm necessarily even entertaining the idea, I'm just curious. Seems like it would have been much more viable to have gotten on board with internet marketing a few years ago before it became so saturated. Is it really realistically possible to make a good living (say, $50K a year) as an internet marketer? Or is just one in a hundred people who will achieve this?
     
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    It's definitely realistic. I know a few people that make a ton of money from what seems like some of the stupidest products (golf lessons, relaxation tapes, etc.) The thing is though, if you jump in before you have a good understanding you can end up losing quite a bit of money.
     
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  4. uh_no

    uh_no Guest

    Another thing, I don't want to push stupid shit that encourages people to waste money; I only want to promote things of value.
     
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    time to get off the internet
     
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    Finest OG #93

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    Then you'll never make it as an internet marketer.
     
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    Yes, definitely 'possible' but probably more like 1000 to 1 that actually do well. It all depends on how good of a marketer you are and how well you can adapt.

    Problem is, beyond just being a good marketer you actually have to do some real work if you want to consistently make good money. "make money online" hype makes it all sound laid back and fun with no real work...though there are plenty of easy opportunities, those that are consistently makings tons of cash put in some real effort to figure out their methods.

    I would say a 50k a year marketer is a lazy ass marketer or just some dude that got lucky on a campaign or two and scaled it up...those that can translate success from one campaign to anything else are making more like 50k a month or even day for the real ballers lol.
     
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    >DRIVEN< Hi

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    I do it :dunno:

    I'm a SEO Strategist at a digital marketing firm.
     
  10. Phasm

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    wtf bump lol
     
  11. crazybenf

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    nope, no one does it.

    Ever.
     
  12. trev.the.enemy

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    That was my old job title. :eek3:

    + the "viral marketing dude". :mamoru:
     
  13. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    yes it is, but I still went to college and got 2 degrees and a minor in management. I know this won't be around forever but until that happens I make all the money I can and then when it pops I have the degrees to fall back on.
     
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    hasn't IM been around for a long time? you foresee a pop in the future?
     
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    It is not possible...I make about $10 per month...soon hopefully ill hit the $50 per month mark
     
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    Why not just make small smart investments with your money as you go so you never have to work again?

    Make all the money you can and branch out in as many ways possible. Profit???
     
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    IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE MONEY ONLINE!
     
  19. Die Antwoord

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    Very impossible. :hs:
     
  20. ripple

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    unpossible even.
     
  21. THE mister juice

    THE mister juice jfk→sea

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  22. ripple

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    wtf
     
  23. Phasm

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    THE mister juice jfk→sea

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    not now, but it'll eventually lead to that i guess
     
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