How FREE Stuff is Killing Your Business
In this video post I’m going to share with you what is likely the single greatest reason why new internet marketers fail to every make any money online. Its just 6 minutes long, and if you watch it and take my advice, I’ll practically guarantee you’ll cut at least 6 months off the time it takes you to start making money online.
Hey itâ€™s Trent here from the Online Income Lab. This is gonna be a very short video but hopefully one that saves you a couple of months of wasted time.
So in the internet marketing space there is a ton of free information thatâ€™s available to you. Itâ€™s available with Google. Itâ€™s available in Warrior forums. Itâ€™s available pretty much all over the place. But my question and the thing that I want you to think about today is that getting all that free stuff, is that really a good deal? Is it really helping you?
Let me give you my little example here to convey my point. So this is you in the middle, notice no big smile, the average new internet marketer. You come into the space and youâ€™re literally into it. Itâ€™s like drinking from the fire hose. Thereâ€™s so many different ways that you can attempt to make money online that it is absolutely overwhelming.
So you go and you learn â€œhey thereâ€™s this great way that I can become a great email marketer. Iâ€™m gonna send all these emails out. Iâ€™m gonna build my list. And Iâ€™m just gonna make bank and Iâ€™m gonna travel the world and life will be great.â€ Then you get all this free stuff and you get all these bits of information on how to do this. But guess what? Youâ€™re not actually having a lot of success yet.
So then you spend more time on the warrior forum and you come across some people who are, maybe they even have like a very low price or free, well letâ€™s just stick to the free, theyâ€™ve got free information on how to make a killing in CPA. So you kinda forget about this whole little email marketing coz that didnâ€™t really work. So â€œIâ€™m gonna be like the CPA guyâ€. And you spend another month or two or maybe three months forking around with CPA tips. And the problem about free is that itâ€™s in a completely, generally speaking, itâ€™s on a completely unstructured learning environment. So youâ€™re getting a little piece of info here, a little piece of info there and after some time, guess what? You didnâ€™t become successful.
So then youâ€™re like â€œIâ€™m gonna become the blogger extraordinaire. Iâ€™m just gonna take all this free blogging information Iâ€™ve got and Iâ€™m just gonna kill it. Iâ€™m just gonna make the best blog ever and I build it, theyâ€™re gonna comeâ€. And you know a couple more months go by and again because the learning is so unstructured. No oneâ€™s taking you from A-Z on the free program. Theyâ€™re saying try this, try that because you got 27 different teachers you didnâ€™t do very well there.
So then you decide â€œHey Iâ€™m gonna do adsenseâ€ and same idea. Then â€œIâ€™m gonna build an iphone appâ€ same idea. Now â€œIâ€™m gonna make it as an affiliate. Iâ€™m just gonna crash it as an affiliateâ€. Same problem though â€“ no structured learning, no accountability system and you didnâ€™t succeed there but hereâ€™s really the problem why none of this stuff was free.
Whatâ€™s the most valuable thing that you have and you have exactly the same amount as me? Time. Matter of fact if you have a full time job you have less time than me. Or less time than a typical internet marketer and youâ€™re gonna be competing against many of them in any one of these areas. So the problem is now youâ€™ve letâ€™s say you did two months for each of this â€“ 1,2,3,4,5,6. 6 different ideas, 2 months a piece, you just blew a year. Think about that for a minute. 1 whole year. Thatâ€™s not gonna feel really good.
Now letâ€™s compare that to someone who instead of going after every free thing on the planet they decide, you know what, when I went to university assuming that you went to college, you had to pay a bunch of money and then you were given a structured learning environment. 2 things happen when you pay for an education. No. 1 – you play segregator value on it. No. 2 â€“ youâ€™re generally speaking going to stick with it. So that is what causes this to happen (draws a smile on the face). It looks like a mustache but itâ€™s supposed to be a smile.
When you pay for an education especially for example with mine, and you donâ€™t have to pick mine. This is just a post about avoiding too much free stuff. Weâ€™re gonna start you off with A and weâ€™re gonna march you all the way to Z. And because you paid for it the probability of you sticking with just one thing until you get to the very end is exponentially higher than if you just have all this free crap coming in to your inbox everyday. You know what Iâ€™m talking about because youâ€™ve signed up for all these email newsletter from 27 different sites. Now what do you do all day? Youâ€™ve got so many freaking emails you just read, read, read, read and read. And you click here and you do this and you do that but at the end of the day did you build anything? Probably not. Did you make any money? Iâ€™d be willing to bet you made nothing or very, very close to nothing.
So the whole point of my post today is I want you to get thinking about stay away from free. Free shit is killing your business because it is sucking up all of your time. Whether itâ€™s Niche Site Mastery which is my course and it teaches about adsense or whether itâ€™s somebody elseâ€™s course. There are lots of other quality teachers out there sadly thereâ€™s even more people who arenâ€™t quality teachers but you can find a few if you read our blogs and so forth. Iâ€™m encouraging you (to) realize that your time is the most important asset that you have. It is absolutely precious and you canâ€™t get it back.
You buy someoneâ€™s course, you think it sucks, you can get a refund. Itâ€™s really, really easy. Anybody who buys one of my courses and they say I donâ€™t like it I give them their money back. You buy anything from click bank and you donâ€™t like it you can get your money back but you canâ€™t get your time back.
So the one thing that I want you to come away from todayâ€™s post with FREE can be very, very, very expensive.
So if you have a comment to share, question to ask please go below the video here and share it with the OIL community. I would love to hear it. Thanks very much for watching. Have a terrific day. Please donâ€™t forget this.