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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:33 PM   #1
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Anyone know how to make money using your mac

Hey guys, i have been searching the web trying to find ways to make money on my mac, i see people talking about blogging and things like that which im not really interested in. Does anyone in this forum do anything on the computer to make some extra side cash that actually really works? Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:36 PM   #2
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Just because you have a Mac, doesn't mean you can just make money. What skills & interests do you have?
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:37 PM   #3
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Just because you have a Mac, doesn't mean you can just make money.
Um... what planet do you live on?

http://forums.macrumors.com/archive/.../t-229628.html
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:42 PM   #4
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:43 PM   #5
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Have you ever did online surveys, or built a webpage? I have a full time job at Chase but would like to make more money when i get home, i read the forum link you just posted but noone really gave any legit answers
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:46 PM   #6
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i read the forum link you just posted but noone really gave any legit answers
Because there isn't.

Macs are tools to help you not an end all to making money. If I could make money by just having a Mac then I would do it... we all would.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:47 PM   #7
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It's a tool, like a hammer is to a carpenter, not a magic money maker.

Put the carpenter with the hammer and you can build something. You already know the answer and it is the question. What do you do? and how can you couple the computer with it and make cash.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:52 PM   #8
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Sell your mom's stuff on ebay.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:53 PM   #9
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i know what your saying, its tough to make money online - i just wanted to see if anyone actually found a way to do it - but thanks alot for your input guys, if anyone knows any good web design tools or anything let me know!
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 01:56 PM   #10
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Sell your mom's pics on ebay.
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Probably would generate more income.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:02 PM   #11
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i know what your saying, its tough to make money online - i just wanted to see if anyone actually found a way to do it - but thanks alot for your input guys, if anyone knows any good web design tools or anything let me know!
Your title is a bit off. You mean you want to make money with you mac through online means. Well even that is super vague. It's like asking, hey wat career would be good for me? You gotta be a lot more specific.

Just do what you like, I like doing art/design so I freelance on the side. If you're looking got get rich quick stuff there's tons of it on the internet but I wouldn't waste your time with that stuff. Do something that involves your interest.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:20 PM   #12
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Go to MIT, earn a Masters in Computer Science, move to Silicon Valley, problem solved. I know, it worked for me.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:25 PM   #13
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You're gonna need Photoshop and a printer. But it's gonna be really hard to make it look real so careful what you use it for.

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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:31 PM   #14
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I make money using my iMac doing-
Freelance game art
Developing games
Freelance iOS producer and consultant
A bit of website design
Stock art for magazines, brochures etc
Selling stuff on eBay
Small photography jobs for local businesses

Just do what you do best. If it's art, then make art. If it's music then make music. If it's IT support then do that. Just monetise what you have skills, talent or an education in.
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Best answer. Total profit.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:35 PM   #16
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Well, the easiest way is probably:

1. Post it for a reasonable price on Craigslist - cash only.
2. Meet/rob prospective buyers.
3. Repeat.

You could probably get a few grand that way before you're either caught, or beaten up by a guy bigger than you.
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:37 PM   #17
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You can make money by Folding, right? I'm not sure how that works but I know if you fold for EVGA, they give you some discounts on their products.

Either way, folding on your Mac would probably take a very long time.
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Anyone remember AllAdvantage? I remember I received a $20 check from them once
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:51 PM   #19
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I make money using my Mac, I work...
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 02:58 PM   #20
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I make money using my Mac, I work...
Now, now, there's no need for that kind of talk.






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I make money using my Mac, I work...
working?!?! that's... that's crazyyy talk!!
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Old Jun 19, 2011, 05:45 PM   #23
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Well thanks everyone who posted legitimate answers.

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