I have promoted WA on and off since 2007 for different reasons. Those of you who know my "online story" know that I've been up and down, failed and got back up and took every failure as a lesson.

Anyway, today I wanted to share something of a realization or motivation which YOU should take very seriously.

When I first joined WA in 2007 I managed to get a few referrals into WA. I was super happy with the $14 commission ($22.50 these days). I get extremely excited about these 14$ commissions for one simple reason. Let's do the math.

Someone signed up to WA through my affiliate link in 2007 and they're still here. This means that I have been receiving the same monthly commission for the past 100 months or so. 14 x 100 = $1,400.

How freaking awesome is that?

I do understand that not every WA member will stay on for that many years but you get the potential! It feels like RO-YAL-TEES :P Make 1 sale and get paid for years to come.

Alright, this was suppose to be a quick post. I hope it'll get you thinking/working :D

Alex

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AfqmBiz Premium
A quick post but very inspirational to me, thanks my friend!
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AVenieris Premium
That..IS COOL Alex. Congrats! ;)
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DSonic Premium
That is Awesome Alex, It's The gift that keeps on giving.
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LouisaB Premium
Great and very interesting post!
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humayunB Premium
Very motivational post! Thanks
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Vergoadesh Premium
thanks alexsol this things motivate me to move forward
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Noisejingle Premium
Just the info I needed to jump into affiliate bootcamp headfirst and deep this coming week. thank you!!
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indahpermai Premium
Never thought of it that way but now... you're right! And it's simple Math calculation. Thanks for sharing.
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AndiTointon Premium
Love the way you do the math, that really helps me out. Thanks.
Andi
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bothewebguy Premium
This post motivated me to go back and look at mine....I joined at the end of 2012 and got my first sale in January 2013.. that person is no longer here.. but in June and July of 2013 I was able to make sales that are still here... 1 Sale has generated $842.50 so far
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AlexSol Premium
That is awesome to hear! How's that for a "valuable client" ;)
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minitrio Premium
Sound really good, thanks Alex :)
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OrenL Premium
Great retrospective of the power of making just one "happy customer" - repeat business!
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hendralukman Premium
This really lifts up my spirit. I am just 3 months into WA. Thank you Alex.
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AlexSol Premium
Glad you liked it ;)
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ChefMusic Premium
Thank you for sharing your experience. We all need strength and guidance. We live and learn and then we get WA to help us along the way... WA is for real people!
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AlexSol Premium
WA is certainly the place to be ;)
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Juliusrocks Premium
Awesome bro Alex! Congrats :-)
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AlexSol Premium
Thanks!
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enking Premium
IT definitely got me working MEN!!
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AlexSol Premium
Awesome!
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MilesW Premium
Just noticed this post, Alex. Thanks for sharing. You're absolutely right and that's why it is so important to take the "long view" to this business or any business!
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Never thought of it like that. thanks Alex
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ChrisGooden Premium
If there is one thing you need to know, in any business, it's LCV - Lifetime Customer Value. If you don't know how much a customer is worth then you are not in business, you are in a crap shoot.
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peter65 Premium
This is inspirational, encouraging and motivating, it has brightened my hope. Thanks for sharing, God bless you.
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Veanna Premium
Great inspiration here Alex, thanks so much for sharing. Eye-opening, and thought-provoking to be sure.
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tonlip1 Premium
Thanks for sharing this alex, it is a great example of how to earn passive reoccurring income once you get the initial conversion. Looking forward to my 1st sale.
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Juliusrocks Premium
Thanks for sharing Alex, this is a great encouragement to me as I just started and not seeing a sale yet but I have several referrals :-)

~Julius
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preciousns Premium
I really liked reading that post! Definitely has given me some extra motivation! Thanks for sharing Alex
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TechniSmart Premium
1400 reasons to be happy and stay motivated Alex.

See you @ the Top!

--Michael
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Beardale Premium
This my man.. Is motivation!
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RaeAnnePond Premium
Incredible!! I didn't choose to go the way of the bootcamp, I'm starting to rethink my choice... Wow!
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ChrisGooden Premium
You don't need to go the bootcamp route.

My niche is music. But my music site carries a little message "If you would like a site like this ..." and refers them to WA.
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RaeAnnePond Premium
Really??? Cool! Thanks Chris!
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Beckyg3rdd Premium
This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
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AlexSol Premium
There are several niches that have membership sites with recurring fees (and commissions) so WA is not the only one ;)
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ChrisGooden Premium
Absolutely, and you can create your own. I'm thinking of doing it on my music site.
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RaeAnnePond Premium
Chris, how does WA know it's me that created the link so I get the credit and what link do I put in?
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ChrisGooden Premium
Every WA page has your Affiliate ID built into it.

At the top of each page is a white button marked "Affiliate" with a link symbol. Click it and it expands to the full link.

Copy that link and send it to someone. If they sign up from it, you get paid.

All the links in all my blogs are such links. As are all the links in any comments I make, and any links in my answers to comments.
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RaeAnnePond Premium
Thanks Chris!
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ChrisGooden Premium
Nice one, Alex.

We keep trying to get our new members to look at LCV (Lifetime Customer Value) instead of just thinking about one-off sales, so this is an excellent story for them to focus on.

And if that one signup learns to earn then there's every chance they'll stay and keep earning.
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AlexSol Premium
That's exactly it. My income within WA is mostly a by-product of the success of the people I refer. So ultimately, my main goal is to see my referrals succeed ;) which is in my opinion a great goal to have.
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ChrisGooden Premium
Totally the bestest goal to have.
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preciousns Premium
Yep! I like that goal very much! :)
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Mark1957 Premium
A nice little reminder about the power of royalty income Alex....and I expect to be putting money into your account for a while yet ;-)
Mark
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AlexSol Premium
Totally! I appreciate that Mark :)
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Toonblogger Premium
And even if we could refer 4 who'll stay in the next 25 months (which is more likely), then that's the same Math...

Thanks Alex!
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AlexSol Premium
Totally :) Although as I mentioned before, I love when people stay for a long time simply because it means they are seeing success online which is the whole point here :)
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Toonblogger Premium
I do agree Alex. Thanks!
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lmwood646 Premium
Thank you Alex. That is an eye opener. Do you remember what you did to get the referral? If you do, do it every day.

Oh, if you do remember, PM me with it:-)
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AlexSol Premium
No secrets there buddy, I wrote an article about what WA has to offer :)
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lmwood646 Premium
How did you get the article out and to whom?
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MatteoMeli Premium
Congrats Alex, It is always better to do the math on certain things! :)
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AlexSol Premium
Certainly hahahha :)
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TJ Books Premium
I remember you, Alex. How are you doing? John
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AlexSol Premium
Hey John, been a while :)
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electrobot Premium
Awesome. That's like a savings plan. :)
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AlexSol Premium
... with a 100% interest month after month :)
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aZzej Premium
Cool!
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smb11 Premium
That is great stuff
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Sherefashion Premium
Thank you, Alex, for sharing, goes to show it works.
Wonderful!
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AlexSol Premium
Thanks for checking it out ;)
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nathaniell Premium
I'm certainly making some sweet commissions for whoever referred me to WA back in 2010
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AlexSol Premium
Hahaha for sure. Same for whoever referred me in 2007 ;)
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TechniSmart Premium
Imagine the commission that referrer could have made by staying in WA.
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AlexSol Premium
I am pretty sure he's still receiving the commissions although he is not active here.
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Alex what a good way to look at things, thinking in terms like this make things seem easy. A lot of hard work but shows what is possible . thank you for sharing.
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AlexSol Premium
No such thing as easy money for sure. But gotta love the potential :)
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Mike-Writes Premium
That's awesome, Alex.
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TechniSmart Premium
Awesome Alex.
That means back in 2007 you were doing something right and it bloomed for your today.
It's a great story, and quite something to return to.

See you @ the Top!

--MIchael
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AlexSol Premium
That s what keeps me going ;)
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billybons Premium
I'm looking forward to it! :)))
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dianegailit Premium
That is awesome!! Look what one sale can do!! And then see what 10 or 20 + sales could do for us?!!.....Amazing!!
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AlexSol Premium
It's all about long term :)
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KarenDemers Premium
Whoa! Amazing story, Alex...and that's just one! Truly inspirational.
Karen
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NWTDennis Premium
I've been wondering for some time if the average retention rate at WA is an available statistic. I'm curious to know if the number is growing, if for no other reason K&C are so committed to continuously upgrading it.
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AlexSol Premium
I can assure you that kyle and Carson are constantly working on retention. I can tell you even more, retention doubled in the past few years :)
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, it is definitely one of our focuses. If we are not retaining people, then it means something about our service and the best way to retain members is to continually offer a better service.

Every year there has been lots of updates, improvements, and innovations since our inception, 2016 is going to be more of the same (in fact what I believe to be our most exciting year yet!)
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lucanunez Premium
Awesome Alex...it's sounds to me like real "Passive Income".

Thanks for sharing!

Luca
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AlexSol Premium
Totally :)
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AlisaK Premium
Thanks for sharing your story!! It helps to stick with your business. I appreciate you ;) Alisa
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camille88 Premium
Seems impossible. How can we ever reach this?
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camille88 Premium
To get them stick around that long, they must be motivated monthly and everyday helped in every way so they earn also thus they will continue. A lesson for all of us.
Thanks Alex for this.
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AlexSol Premium
Keeping in touch with you referrals certainly helps a lot. However I have no idea who my referrals are from 2007 and 2008.
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Marcus1978 Premium
I hope I get a whole bunch of referrals that stick around like that.
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Build the relationships and you will Marcus.
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AlexSol Premium
Great advice ;)
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Dinh Premium
That's awesome and only for 1 person; times that by 100 people and you get $140,000!
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AlexSol Premium
I sure hope many of my referrals stick for years because it would also mean that they are succeeding ;)
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Dinh Premium
Great point Alex! I am planning on sticking around for a while :)
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lmwood646 Premium
Alex, thank you for sharing. I'm curious, how many referrals do you have?
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Dmorrow Premium
Sweet! Ten of those equals $14,000 - how great is that??? You're right - we really do need to do the math!
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AlexSol Premium
That would certainly be a great goal ;)
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Sui_generis Premium
Great perspective. People don't often do the math. ~Debbi
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sandlyn Premium
Hi Alex. Thanks for the motivation!!.....Sandy
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EKautz Premium
Nice!

ROCK ON!
E
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AlejandraB Premium
Thanks for sharing this wonderful story, time and good work make success.
Alejandra.
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TonyHamilton Premium
Awesome Alex,

Yes it does add up nicely my Friend.

Congratulations on achieving Super Affiliate and earning the Las Vegas trip, Truly an inspiration for us al.

Tony
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AlexSol Premium
Thank you Tony. That was my as second one and I am planning to attend many more ;)
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TonyHamilton Premium
Awesome Alex!
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Awesome share Alex, thank you.
That is only for one sign up.
Imagine the possibilities. :-)
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komontee890 Premium
Hi AlexSol,
Thanks, great news to hear.
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maxser67 Premium
I also love to do the math and make different calculations, says the math teacher ;)
My first monetizing goal is from the easy calculation that if you get 2 referrals your premium membership at wa is free.
Loved your angel of commissions :)
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AlexSol Premium
Dude, that was the exact reason I hustled so much to get my first few referrals. I needed the money to pau for my membership ;)
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dickw Premium
Strong encouragement Alex. Thank you
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AngelBcn Premium
That's great!
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bsmith1222 Premium
Thanks for sharing!
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Kav Premium
Thanks for sharing that. We constantly need reminders that things work here.
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BobBrooks Premium
Great encouragement, thanks
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TanjaRita Premium
I love hearing stories like this! Thanks for sharing
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NEH Premium
sounds good to me!
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NORZ Premium
How much more having 299 more. :D $$$
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rfriedly Premium
awesome way to see things and so very true all it takes is one sale to realize all the potential over time
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VincentA Premium
I get the message Alex. Cheers
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Jeg12 Premium
Amazing results. all the best
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paulgoodwin Premium
Hi Alex that is really nice to know and thanks for sharing
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SupportWeb Premium
Got it Alex! I think recurring commissions are very attractive and fair. Will strive to get there....
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Loes Premium
Yes, you've got me thinking:) in about in about 7 years I'll be where you are now, and even further because I will keep on plowing without breaks:)
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AlexSol Premium
That's what I want to hear :D
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Profithog Premium
Yep pretty cool! Recurring income (residual) is the best way to fly.
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TLTurner Premium
Thanks for this great perspective, Alex. Terry
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peter65 Premium
Thanks for this post, it is freaky motivational and encouraging, am trying to put in my best to achieve this fit. All the best, God bless you.
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digpacitti Premium
You are a true inspiration of not giving up! I hope your success continues!
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GeoffGS Premium
Thanks. That's a good perspective. Also a good way to see how money works. Geoff. The friendly fisherman. :)
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Sheila50 Premium
Great thinking Alex,
I never thought of it that way!
Sheila
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MarionBlack Premium
I saw the title of your post and I thought "BS". But no, I did the math $1,400 from one sale. Well done Alex.
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johnhevans Premium
That is what so freakin great about reoccuring income. You got to love that very much. Not bad getting paid $14/month for the last 8-9 years.
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AlexSol Premium
That's why I like promoting services, many of them are recurring-based.
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Martstervt Premium
Thanks Alex, I like the math!!!

Marty
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