Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Day 18 - The 20 percent Exponential Growth starts today

You may have read my previous article about exponential growth. (if not you can find it here)

Well for me, that starts this month. Last month earnings across the 4 sites that myself and my jobhunters partner run was $36-85, add 20% to that and we now have a budget of $44.20 to achieve this month.

Traffic for websites (unless they come from blog explosions!) appears to be directly related to earnings, so although it varies a little, if you can get 20% more visitors, the earnings should come with it.

Why not Blog explosions? Well when you are surfing blogs, trying to earn credits to get visitors to your site, you would not normally be looking at a blogs adverts, for the simple reason that you are going from blog to blog trying to earn credits.

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own perfect time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my life and into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

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Monday, October 30, 2006

Day 17 - Technorati ranking and Halloween

Happy Halloween! had a great time tonight, taking my Daughter around to a few houses. Unfortunately she didn't have a great understanding of it all because when I asked her to go and knock on one of the doors up the road she said "No daddy, I want to go trick or treating instead" however the promises of chocolate and lollipops soon convinced her that it was a good idea!

My Technorati Rank has slipped a little, although I still have the same number of links, I can only assume that other blogs have pushed their way ahead of me. So please if you are looking to climb the ladder yourself, and would like to help me do the same, lets swap links. Just place a link to my site on yours and leave me a comment saying you have done so. I will then reciprocate.

All is quiet on the income stakes last few days so the money earned in the million dollar experiment down under is unchanged. I joined another website called http://www.clicknwork.com/ however are not really to convinced that I will hear anything from them. This is what they have to say for themselves..

For over five years ClickNwork has delivered top-class business services using teams of home-based professionals, and now the home-sourcing trend is taking off, and could be set to replace outsourcing and offshoring as the preferred approach for enterprises looking to deliver quality work at lower cost.
This is not a job-listing site, but a new way of bringing together skilled people wishing to work and high-value work that can be completed from home....

I would be interested to hear from anyone that has done any work for ClickNWork in the past, and can tell us of their experience.

One of the problems when living in NZ is you tend to fall a little bit under the radar when it comes to large companys trying to lure the American or European Consumer.

Enjoy Halloween and try not to eat to much chocolate!

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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Day 16 and we look at forming multiple income streams

Although primarily a "google shop" with google adsense running on all my 4 websites, I made the decision yesterday to change one of the sites to Adbrite. (Please note the below logo is an affiliate link.)

The site that I chose has been performing quite poorly, so I am only losing a couple of bucks a month from removing the Google adverts. The site in question is http://www.aussiejobhunters.com , I joined up Adbrite, and within 15 minutes or so I had set up a couple of zones on my site, created the javascript and had it live on line. The only complaint I would have is that when you set up a new zone even if you just set one up you need to reenter all the details of your site. (Maybe there could be a copy function that just copied what you had previously entered)

There is an option to display both google and adbrite adverts together however I chose not to take this option as I was not sure google would be to keen on this. Basically I removed all google adverts and replaced them.

It will be interesting to see how adbrite performs on this low traffic site, after one month I will post the results of this little diversification experiment.

Speaking of experiments, the million dollar experiment is still business as usual. we have now made nearly $5 NZ and this has been totally generated from this blog. My sports betting trials will be operation within the next week, and hopefully this will add a few bucks to the results.

I have had no word from Ciao surveys, so not holding my breath there, also I am giving the blog explosions a rest as do not believe that it is a great way to gain readers to the site. Feel a little uncomfortable about forcing people to view the site, would rather they came to it from a search or something along those lines.

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Saturday, October 28, 2006

Exponential growth with your Website Profits

I was reading about growing blogsites on the problogger site, and have done the following sums based on what is certainly possible...

Lets look at a website, which is earning a small amount of money currently (approximately $30 US Dollars per month.) This is not going to get anyone rich in a hurry, but if you look at a 20 percent increase every month over a period of a couple of years the results will surprise you.

NOTE: These are calculated earnings Per Month, with a 20 percent increase each month.

Month 1 $33-00
Month 6 $82.11
Month 12 $245.19
Month 18 $732.14
Month 24 $2186.16

Looking at a 20 percent growth each month is an achievable goal, so setting your mind to this will end up making you a very reasonable income (should you be able to maintain the increase constantly).

To dig into this a little deeper, if Month 1 amount was $33 the budget for Month 2 is $39.60. Surely a little extra effort on your part can help to produce this small extra amount? And if you make more than that you will get there even faster.

You should be able to mark the date on your calendar when you can quit your day job... if you follow this method of exponential growth. I myself will be quitting on or before the 1st December 2008 !!!

And believe me I cannot wait for that wonderful day.

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Day 15 - Do you confuse your friends when you tell them you are a Blogger?

Around at some friends place last night for dinner and watched the Kiwis defeat Great Britain in a Rugby League Match. No bets on this game, for although Kiwis were being well backed to win the game the fact was it would break one of my own rules... betting on a team I support. (It is wise to remove any emotion from sportsbetting).

The Kiwis were paying 1.27 and GB over 4 dollars, this was not a true reflection of the opposition, and GB are a good side, so GB would have actually been a good bet paying that kind of money.

Anyway back to the main subject of this post, while trying to explain to my mate about blogging, google ads and the million dollar experiment, I am sure he thought that I had finally lost the plot! It was clear that he really had no understanding of what I was talking about.

Next time the best course of action may be not to mention it.

Imagine if this was your fulltime job it would be quite strange trying to explain it to people all the time, would probably be easier just saying "I make my living off the internet". Then knowing nods would be exchanged and it would not be mentioned again.

Technorati ranking continues to climb and we are now sitting at 310,244. Remember if you would like to boost your ranking, link to my blog, leave a comment saying you have done so and I will then link to yours. I would like to break into the top 100000 as soon as possible. (And if we can help each other out on the way to this, thats great)

Ciao have not yet sent me any surveys, apparently on the UK site you can also write reviews on products and get paid for that. This does not appear to be an option on the international site that I can see. If anyone knows different please let me know.

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Can you make it as a pro-blogger?

Well can you? Lets be realistic, can you blog day after day, night after night for about 2 or 3 years? That's how long it may take to earn a living blogging. And even if you can it needs to be good quality material. You cannot just start a blog site, fill it full of adverts and expect to make a fortune.

If you have the kind of fortitude to make it happen that is well and good, I applaud you and please lets swap links ASAP so I can take advantage of your superhuman efforts!

We all know that despite our best intentions, willpower tends to drop off after 2 to 3 weeks, so not only is it important to continually motivate yourself, just the sheer fact that you can keep going for 4 weeks instead of 2 or 3, will already set you ahead of the competition.

This is why goal setting, although boring is so successful, setting goals and continuing to work towards them until they are achieved is one of the best methods in human history for getting things done.

The million dollar experiment is something that can give you a worthwhile goal, so don't be afraid to join up and share the journey on the path to a better life for all of us.

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Friday, October 27, 2006

Day 14 eXlinks... what is it and will it work?

I noticed a post about eXlinks on the Mike's Money Making Mission website and have signed up. This is what I have found out about it... ( I got this info from Sarahintampa )

eXlinks is a social link network. The basis of how it all fits together will become clear when we go Beta, but essentially we are going to go out and build small networks of friends, referrals, bloggers, website owners and basically anyone with an online interest who wants any of the following

i) Readers
ii) visitors
iii) Traffic
iv) better search engine ranking

It certainly sounds good, however who really knows what will happen with this kind of site?

You can also see some "leaked" screenshots at http://blog.kinetiq.org/exlinks/exlinks-screenshots-leaked/ , certainly looks way cool.

Other than that still working on promoting the site, and are also keen to hear more great money making ideas!

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Day 13 and things could not be better!

Over the last 13 days, this is what I have gained from the Blogosphere at large....

  • Great help and comments from the readers of this blog.
  • Awesome ideas from similar blogs.
  • A few bucks towards my experiment.
  • A fresh perspective on the world in general
  • New attitude towards my day job
  • A 1,200000 rise in the Technorati ladder.... (is that unreal or what!!) - link to me and I will link to you!

Less sleep, a couple of new buddies and a bad case of bloggers RSI!

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Day 12 We join a paid survey company Ciao

I noticed one of my like minded Bloggers Martin was using a paid survey company called Ciao and seemed to be making a few bucks out of it on a weekly basis, so I thought in the interests of the experiment it would be a good idea to sign up and see if I could to.

I signed up yesterday and that was relatively simple to do, however there was quite a lot of profile information included in the registration process. Also it was necessary to join Paypal as this is how they pay you.

It looks like they will send a couple of surveys a month and I am not certain how much each one pays yet, however any money is good money at this stage of the game!

When I get a survey a full update of how long it took, money paid and more will be posted so watch this space. There seem to be a lot of scam artists out there in the Paid Survey business so if you are going to consider joining one, I advise you to do your homework carefully.

If anyone has had any sort of success with paid surveys please let me know of any recommendations you may have. There does not seem to be a great number of choices available at this end of the world, alot of them appear to be US and Europe orientated.

Moneywise we cracked the $4 NZ dollar mark today so that was great to see, however we still have a long way to go. (This is revenue directly from this website only to date)

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Day 11 The climb continues thanks to YOU!

Thanks to all those that have linked to my Blog, and given me the pleasure of linking back to yours. I am very impressed with the supportive comments that have been left to date and have had a good time visiting many of your Blogs.

Thanks to a few new links this Blogs Technorati Ranking has lifted a couple of hundred thousand places. What a great way to climb a ladder, by simply helping out fellow bloggers also rise the ladder.

You can view the rise at..


Money wise it is only trickling in a few cents a day, however that is a start, once I get to the end of this month my Sports Betting Experiment will begin, the results will be posted on this site as we try and beat the odds.

I must say I am a little concerned about how successful this will be, some of the people I have spoken to think it is a great idea, some think I am crazy. We will give it a go and feed the results straight out into the blogosphere so other gambling hopefuls can learn from my mistakes.

The theory is to bet small amounts on MUST WIN bets where the return is so small that there is little risk of losing. Can someone bet this way and win more than they lose? That is the question I will be looking at answering over the next few weeks.

If anyone has any sports betting advice please share it, any techniques that you have used effectively would be much appreciated. I will not be betting on horses just basic sports teams bets, where one team is well favoured over the other. No emotion will come into it, no bets will be placed on teams that I support.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Boosting traffic to your Blog - 5 Methods

Now your blog is all set up, you have written a few articles and are awaiting the onslaught of visitors. Below are 5 methods I have found to help send traffic to your blog.

BlogExplosion and Blogmad
BlogExplosions are sites where you can earn credits by reading other members blogs, then you can spend these credits on advertising your blog.
Links to other Blogs
Find like minded blogsites and see if you can swap links. The more links out there to your site the more popular it will become. Sites like Technorati give you a higher ranking.
Claim your blog on the technorati website
Post everyday
Every single day if you can, try and write at least one article, this keeps the content of the site fresh and the blog spiders out there seem to like it.

Click and Comment Monday
Every Monday visit 5 blogs and leave comments, hopefully they will do the same for you!!

These are 5 methods that I have found to help in the search for traffic, I hope they help with your site to!

Monday, October 23, 2006

Day 10 Introduced to Click and Comment Monday

Whilst reading one of the like minded blogs that I link to on this site, I noticed that click and comment Monday appeared to be a good way to communicate with fellow bloggers, and an excellent way to start the week.

So heres to C & C Monday, what a great idea, I have just visited a few blogs and left comments, plus read some great articles. I don't think I will get a renter at this stage, so feel free to click on some of the other blogs I link to.

It is amazing how many ways there are to promote a blog and to earn money from the Internet, we are truly living in exciting times, it is hard to imagine life before the Internet, because once it becomes part of your life, you become to rely on it like electricity or having a phone.

Those that are lucky enough to earn a living full time from the Internet are true pioneers of our generation. They are the 21st century explorers uncovering a new and wonderful world for the rest of us.

I re listed my book on www.trademe.co.nz today as it did not sell, better luck this week!

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own perfect time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my life and into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Day 9 and climbing the Technorati Ladder plus a New Idea comes to light

Well its day 9 of the Million Dollar Experiment Down Under. Thanks to a couple of new linkers we are now starting to climb the Technorati ladder. Remember the deal stands, link to my blog on your website, drop me a comment saying you have done so and voila, I will link back to your site within 24 hours. (Or as soon as practically possible).

Today while visiting some relatives one of them mentioned that a mate of his was having some success with sports betting, basically by backing certain results with low odds. This appears to make some sort of sense and I will look into and maybe give it a shot with a few bucks to see what happens.

Although I have used both blogexplosion and blogmad I am a little reluctant to drive traffic to my site when I may have nothing they want to read about... (for example someone may be very keen on spiders and yet the sites will send them to my site at random.) So in the interest of providing something of value for everyone that is another reason why I am offering the swappa link.

At least that way the time we have both spent viewing other peoples blogs can be productive and we are helping each other, instead of quickly scanning the blog and moving on.

Also I earned 9 cents yesterday off this site, I have not worked out my hourly rate yet, but the good thing is it would be hard for it to decrease!

Grand total to date: $1.76 NZ Dollars

Again the daily chant...

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own
perfect time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my
life and into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

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How to climb the Technorati Ladder - Link to me and I will do the same for you!

It appears that to rate well on the Technorati website you need to have as many blogs as possible link to your blog.

For example a blog similar to this blog which previously had only 2 blogs linking to it, will be near the 2 million position, however thanks to some reciprocal links this blog which now has 4 or 5 blogs linking to it has moved to around the 750,000 position. My plan is climb this ladder and I need your help (if you have a blog) to do it. This is how I propose to do this.

Firstly please place a link to this blog http://millionnzdollars.blogspot.com on your blog site, then leave me a comment that you have done this, and my promise to you is that within 24 hours as long as you are a reasonable blog site (e.g nothing dodgy please) I will place a reciprocal link on this page. That way you help me and I help you. (disclaimer: obviously if I get an overwhelming response it may take me a little longer - this is a "best effort" promise.)

You can see how my rank has risen (or stayed the same unless you help me!) by clicking on this link...


This will have the result of helping my blog get better traffic, and helping your blog get better traffic, most search engines look at the amount of links out there when working out the page ranking for a site.

This is a simple case of you scratch my back and I will scratch yours, it may also save both of us spending unproductive time surfing other peoples blogs to earn credits to get people that may actually have no interest in the topic of our blogs but are forced to read them!

The link will be permanent and apart from a few minutes to set up, relatively painless. Think long term!

I look forward to adding your links to my site, now off to try and drag in a few visitors........

To make it Blogging, you need a Dream

When you are trying to make money online you need to have a dream. When things get tough you need to focus on that dream and just plough on. It really is as simple as that. Most sites don't make it online, because they give up. If you want to make it you must not give up, you need to post articles when you feel like watching TV, you need to be promoting your site and swapping links when your mates are out having a good time.

You can still have a life, however remember anything worth having involves sacrifices and for me the dream is to be a full time blogger. Imagine not having to go to work everyday and instead sharing your ideas and plans with millions of like minded people around the world? We really are at the dawn of a new age, if you said to someone ten years ago that you made a living by blogging they would probably lock you up!

Now it can be a reality, however it still involves a lot of hard work, the problem with blogging is that at the beginning the hard work is in no way rewarded financially, however down the line this changes. It is like investing in ones future, however there are no promises of success just glimmers of hope at times.

For some the knowledge that every week spent working on their blog brings them a week closer to their hopes and dreams is enough reward.

To achieve a dream, one has little time for sleep

That folks is an original quote as far as I know, and sums up my new life, because when you try to juggle a full time job, a young family and blogging something has to give. For this blogger it is sleep!

Try to get exercise when you can, it seems that regular exercise helps you cope with less sleep. And less sleep is a side affect of blogging.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Day 8 and the traffic begins to climb

A large increase in traffic has happened in the last few days, One post was submitted to digg.com and have swapped links with a few like minded blogs. Also have had a good blast on BlogExplosion, spent an hour or so surfing blogs, which earned enough credits for 20 or so visitors to be sent to my blog.

One of the sites I have swapped links with is My Quest to make money on the Internet this guy has some interesting techniques that he is using to make some dollars, and appears to be well on track. I would recommend looking at his site for good ideas as he is using 5 or 6 different affiliate type methods.

It looks like blogging is only going to get bigger and better over the next few years so now is the time to hop on the bandwagon and begin to build your empire. I was reading an article on digg about one guy who is reportedly earning $60000 per month in ad revenue! You can read the article here.

No more money to report at this point, however are optimistic of creating some more in the coming week.

Remember the chant, it must be performed daily as part of the experiment....

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its
own perfect time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into
my life and into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

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Amazon aStore - Another way to Make a few Bucks

As part of my experiment I have signed up as an Amazon Affiliate, as I was going through the sign up process one of the options was to set up your own estore. This sounded to me like a great idea and something that I thought could help add value to my Jobhunters websites.

I will firstly trial it on my NZ site and if it is successful will also add it the Aus and European JobHunters websites.

The setup of the store is fairly painless, it involves choosing nine items that you would like to display on the front of your store, and you have some control over the font and header/page colors. I managed to get a similar sort of color scheme to my Jobhunters websites without to much difficulty.

There is a lot of in-depth work you can do on categories and subcategories, or if you are like me and want to get it up and going ASAP you can just tick the categories that you want and get it out there. My store is now open and ready for business and can be viewed at the following link.

It is great how you can actually embed the code into your own website, or have an external link. You can also add your own logo to the store and a link back to your site. It took me probably 15 minutes to go through the set up process, and have the store available live on my website!

An excellent system that will hopefully prove to be a valuable addition to my own and other blog readers websites.

Friday, October 20, 2006

One in a Million - Can you be that One?

In some ways the One Million Dollar Experiment Down Under has changed the very way I think. I am totally convinced that it can be done and these are the main ten reasons. If these or similar apply to your mindset and skills then you to are well on your way to that Magic Number.

1/ Total willpower and steadfast refusal to give in no matter what

For most of us it is within our power to do this, but 95 percent of people quit after a short time with little or no results. I will absolutely refuse to give in and will continue incessantly in the pursuit of the holy grail that is One Million Dollars. You need to have this never say die attitude to achieve your goals.

2/ No time limit, it may take a few years.

I fully expect and understand that this may take a fair amount of time, there is no time limit however on this experiment, so that's OK. No pressure.

3/ Versatility, willing to adapt and change.

I know that some things will not work, other things will work but for only a certain amount of time. Prepare to change your thinking and know that this is a necessary trait in the pursuit of the end goal. For example this Blog may or may not attract readers. If after several months of effort nothing is happening on it, then I may need to try a different subject or tact.

4/ Technical Skills

It helps to have an understanding of programming languages, domain names, websites and databases when attempting to make money online. Fortunately for me with a background in IT I have many of these skills.This means that I can easily and cheaply set up a new website, or change existing sites, without the cost of paying for someone to do it.

5/ Dedicated time

It takes time to do this kind of thing, you need to have an understanding family to find the time, and also a spouse that can see the end result being worth the effort that needs to be put into it initially.

6/ Research Skills
It is important to research other sites and people that have or are achieving the same sort of goals, find out their secrets to success and try and avoid any pitfalls that they may have encountered along the way. The person I admire and has helped to shape my dreams is Steve Pavlina, a true pioneer in personal development and an inspiration to others with the way he has engineered his website and his life. I really recommend a read through some of the articles that he has available if you are looking to make a living online.

7/ Prepared to Work for little or no return
If you do attempt something like this be prepared to invest many, many hours for what can be minimal or no return. This is what normally puts people off, however you need to think long term. Invest the time now and hopefully you can reap the rewards further down the track.

8/ Frequent Postings or Website updates.
Search engines love updated information. Try and update your website or blog as much as possible, this means better search engine results, meaning more visitors. More visitors is normally directly related to increased revenue. Most of my sites get updated on what is normally a daily basis.

9/ Plenty of other people have done it.
We are not the first trying to make money fast online, it is done on a regular basis by alot of people, so as long as you follow a plan and keep at it, you really should be able to do it.

10/ An Audience of Billions
The world is a smaller place thanks to the fantastic growth of the Internet. You can reach Billions of people with your words and your ideas. Try to harness some of this and you will be truly successful!

Please share any great ideas or links to informational sites that are inline with this article and blogsite.

Day 7 and a long way from A Million Dollars

Well it is day 7 of the Million Dollar Experiment Down Under, we have not made any progress over the last few days, however enthusiasm is still at a peak. I have spent a lot of time reading up about how best to get your posts noticed, especially by sites like technorati which tend to be a fantastic place to get your blog noticed.

It takes a lot of posting on your blog before an income can be made from it, and most people probably give up before the true potential of their blog-site is noticed. That is why I am going to be resolute and just keep going, going, going. There is no option called failure!

I was thinking that it would only take 1 wealthy person to find my site, and donate a couple of thousand dollars to the experiment..... and our daily rate would be greatly increased! However the whole problem with this is that such a person is probably not going to be surfing sites about how to make money because they have already done that!

Meanwhile I will continue with my trademe adventures, and keep my eyes open for any other opportunities that may come my way. If ones eyes are open to anything, much more can be seen.

Todays chant is of course...

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own
perfect time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my
life and into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

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Day 6 we take a look at Making Money on the Web

There are a number of people out there making a good living from their websites. Here are two of them.


Steve Pavlina is American and has a personal development site, thousands of people read his articles every day. The other link is a guy name Darren Rowse, Darren is Australian and makes a good living out of blogging about how to make money about blogging. I have just been reading his site, and he has gone through a great deal to get to this point, there is no quick and easy way it appears.

For my own story now, I started like this.. first of all I came up with the idea for the kind of website where instead of Employers posting their jobs, people looking for work could advertise themselves. This ended up with the birth of the http://www.jobhunters.co.nz website.

Initially I thought that the best way to earn money from this would be to eventually charge employers to be able to contact the applicants. (and this may still happen in the future). I did however place some Google ads on the site, in the hope of earning enough to help pay for the hosting costs.

The surprising thing was that due to the initial popularity of the jobhunters website, the Google ads not only paid for this but also enabled the setup of the http://www.aussiejobhunters.com website and more recently the http://www.eurojobhunters.co.uk website, (this happened along with assistance from my web business partner Mark from Perth, Australia.)

Once those sites were set up I decided to start up the jobhunters blog, this was in an effort to add some value to the jobhunters websites in terms of relevant articles for employment throughout Australia and NZ. This Blog initially doubled the daily visits to the NZ website in about a month. It has since levelled out although continues to help with both visits and search engine recognition of the sites.

Other methods used for advertising the jobhunters websites included advertising them for sale on trademe, classified adverts on smilecity and placing links to the site wherever I could.

There is certainly money to be made from websites, and hopefully eventually this blog which is really about the million dollar experiment in NZ will also start to pay for itself. The key seems to be don't give up, as a lot of people start out trying to do this, but don't stay the distance which could be a couple of years or more.

If you are looking to do something similar yourself my advice is...

Create your website.
Find well priced hosting
Join Google AdSense
Launch your website
Promote, promote and promote.

It will take a lot of time, but hopefully will pay off long term if and only if you are prepared to stick at it, take any knocks on the chin and understand that this is no get rich quick scheme.

Overtime however an income can be earned that can be turned into a passive income eventually.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Day 5 and plenty of money but none to count!

Its been a great week, I had a share dividend paid out early this week, and received a pay rise today. Unfortunately they were both going to happen regardless of this experiment so I am unable to count them towards the total.

My trademe advert is extremely unpopular! I thought a 1996 communication book would be an instant hit and a quick start to my journey however my mistake. Take a look at the state of it as of today...
If you can see the picture above, only 4 views on this book to date!

Never mind, it only takes one person, and that is what I will be aiming for. Heading down to Mount Maunganui for the weekend, hopefully if I intend enough a few bucks may find there way to me down there. Regular updates will be made from the destination. Stay tuned!

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Day 4 of the Million Dollar Experiment Down Under

Well we have reached Day 4 unscathed. Unfortunately no extra income managed to materialise to day however this site appears to be getting a little bit of action which is a good thing.

The trademe advert has had only 3 views, I guess not to many people are interested in Crystal Clear Communication?

You can view the auction at http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=74050187

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I am looking for ideas if you have any, I can relatively cheaply set up some kind of online store, however do not have anything to sell. If you have something I could sell, please get in touch. Have a long weekend coming up so will do a lot of thinking and planning, next week watch out for some great new ideas!

In NZ it is possible to create an online shopping type cart and website, with your own domain name for an up front fee of about $42 and ongoing monthly fees of less than $8 per month.

This is for real, I know this because I already own a number of websites. If you have an idea that you think could be marketed in this manner please get in contact with me via the Email Jobhunters link on the left sidebar of my Jobhunters website. http://www.jobhunters.co.nz

Monday, October 16, 2006

Day 3 and the Drought is Broken.

Today is a great and significant day. The experiment has only been going for 3 days, however today we earned our first money. $1.67 is now in the kitty.

So far the breakdown is like this...

Money earned from

  • Website: $1.67
  • Other: 0.00
This may not seem like a great deal of money however in the grand scheme of things it represents several milestones..

  1. No longer do I have to reach a 7 digit figure 1,000,000 now it is a 6 digit meagre 999,998
  2. This is money that I would not have if it was not for the experiment.
  3. It is proof that in some ways given the right attitude it is in a way possible to pull money out of thin air.

I am really keen to get some other people in NZ and Australia into this experiment, I think that if we pool resources we will be amazed at what we can do. So if you are interested drop me a line via the contact link on the http://www.jobhunters.co.nz website.

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At first I was quite hesitant about starting this experiment, however I am not really sure why. I think it was just laziness because once you start you really need to get off your butt and start thinking of some money making ideas. You can join the experiment yourself for free via the link on the right hand side of this page, or here. If you do join up, please remember to let me know.

Here is the daily chant for good measure!

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own perfect
time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my life and
into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

Unfortunately Smile City have decided to get rid of my classified advert. This is hugely disappointing. I notice the advert underneath mine reads like this..

Can You make money on the net. Is there another site
like Smile City ?

And there is no issue with that advert, however because mine invited people to join me in the experiment and I even posted a link back to the smile city website, of course it had to go??

No warning, no please change your advert, just deleted for ever. Cost for the advert was 142 smile city points as well!

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Day two of the Million Dollar Experiment

Well this is my progress to date.

  • This blog has been set up.
  • Auction on trademe is running (No bids yet)
  • Paymate donate box's are set up
  • Have posted a classified advert on smilecity

Total money earned to date $0-00, the first dollar is going to be a major achievement!

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I went for a run this morning and was half expecting to find a twenty dollar note on the sidewalk, but alas this did not happen. I wonder how much intending I will need to do until things get underway. Quite alot I would imagine.

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own perfect
time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my life and
into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

I might have to try and find some more stuff around the house to sell on trademe. Remember I am keen to sell stuff on behalf for a small commission, so if you have any things you want me to get rid of for you, I am happy to help.

First Trademe Auction for the Million Dollar Experiment

Ok I have placed my first auction to get the ball rolling, I am selling a book that was given to me personally by Australian Author Kris Cole and is autographed by her. The book is called Crystal Clear Communication and is a great book. The Auction link is below if you would like to watch the auction take place in real time..


The reserve is only 5 dollars, so it should be easy enough to sell, plus we accept Paymate so there are no excuses. Remember if you have anything lying around the house and would like to donate them, or let me take a commission on the sale, please let me know. You can leave a comment or send me an email via the email jobhunters link on the left side of the www.jobhunters.co.nz main page.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Money Making Ideas for the Million Dollar Experiment

After much thought these are some of the ideas that I have come up with.

  1. Drive traffic to this site.
  2. Allow donations to be given (Paymate)
  3. Sell stuff on Trademe
  4. Get companies to donate items which I will mention/review on this site, and then sell them on trademe.
Once money is starting to be made, I will then use that money to set up more money making systems. For instance I would like to move this Blog to a fully hosted site eventually.

I am not sure how many people in NZ and Australia will be interested in joining the experiment, however recommend it because it certainly gets you thinking when it comes to ways of making money. Remember there is nothing to lose, and lots to gain. So stop making excuses and check these following reasons to join.

  • Help participate in a global thought experiment to experience the power of intention.
  • Focus your thoughts on the goal of attracting wealth in a way that serves the greater good.
  • Possibly become a millionaire yourself.
  • There's no downside other than investing a fraction of your time each day in holding the intention.
  • If there is a superconscious effect to this experiment, you will be on the receiving end of other people's positive intentions.
  • Even if the effect is purely subconscious in nature, you may become more attuned to financial opportunities in your life right now.
  • What if it works?
  • It's 100% free! And there's no catch!

Remember if you are interested, let me know ASAP along with a link to your website or blog so that I can list it and we can share ideas about what works and what doesn't.

Using Paymate to accept Credit Card Payments

As part of my experiment, I have set myself up with paymate which allows you to easily accept credit card payments online. It can also be used on trademe which is a nice feature. You are of course welcome to try it!

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How about the honour of contributing the first dollar? Surely that could make someone famous.

Paymate charge 3% and a .50 c fee so actually please donate at least 2 dollars!!

The Experiment

After reading about Steve Pavlinas Million Dollar experiment I decided to give it a shot. This blog along with my other blog at http://www.jobhunters.co.nz/b2evolution/blogs/index.php?blog=5 will follow the progress.

The idea is to let a million dollars manifest itself for you, by simply declaring it and thinking about it. Letting the universe provide it for you basically.

The reason this blog has been started is in fact part of the experiment. As I need new income sources I figured why not create a new blog. Place some adverts and a donate option to it and see what happens.

This is the skinny..

In an easy and relaxed manner, in a healthy and positive way, in its own perfect
time, for the highest good of all, I intend $1,000,000 to come into my life and
into the lives of everyone who holds this intention.

I am also thinking along the lines of ...

  • Selling some stuff on trademe, whatever I can dig up.
  • Possibly looking at some paid surveys if I can find any that are not a scam. If you know of any that actually pay let me know please!

Currently we are looking at a total of $0-00 dollars, however I will update this with each post. If you have any other ideas preferrably online related please share them. If you would like to join the project and are from NZ or Aus please add your website or blog via a comment, and I will create links to all the NZ/AUS participants.

Let the fun begin!