Happy New Year 2016!

2015 had passed, and will never come back again. So it's time to think forward right?

As usual.. My (every 2 month) report progress will be shared here. And they are not much to tell besides that I have started my college for degree level.

YES, I am preparing myself for employment. But yet, I don't want it.

Anyways, sometime we as children need to listen to our parents. For me personally, my mum n dad want me to graduate and get a good job.

Here's the plan:

My parents spend about US$40,000 for my 54 months of education (Diploma + Degree level). So to break even, I need to earn US$2,000 net salary for 20 months. But we if include the living expenses, it will probably take longer.

Let's say I graduate at the age of 23, so 25 onwards I can have positive ROI(Return On Investment).

And yes ladies and gentlemen, traditional education is also an investment. But the investment is NOT a smart one.

The reason?

When you are trained to work for someone else, your position is not guaranteed.

1. You can be replaced by someone else who accept lower salary but still have better skills than you.

2. Getting a job now can be frustrating. Although I have not embarked on the journey yet. But the rumors have spread like wildfire already. Especially in the country that I am studying right now.

3. When you are finished, you cannot pass the job to your next generation. (But if you own a business, you can pass it to your children). Make sense!

And of course there are more pros and cons. Fortunately, I have learnt some other "ways of earning passive income".

I think most of us inside Wealthy Affiliate are already familiar with this. Depending on paycheck is not the right move. You get taxed I heard~

In addition, cost of goods are increasing every single year. Also known as "inflation".

Your $100,000 can devalue to $65,000 in the next 20 years. Imagine you work your butt off to save that money, and in the future the value drop? It can be devastating. That's one of the reasons some senior folks have to work at the age over 60. In my place, government will not care of their citizens. So it is much better to have our own game plan. isn't it?

You get the idea,,

Anyway, let's just go to the report then..


Recap from my Previous Goals:

  • Finding a Ghost Writer (in process)
  • Making 10 Internet Marketing related Videos (nope)
  • Complete the unfinished tasks from previous report (nope)
  • Reach 4-Figures a month in passive income (yes..)

Back into Affiliate Marketing topic. I have a small success at the end of 2015. I actually get passed through the 4 figures mark in a month.

The revenue is increasing rapidly because of WA Black Friday event if you can recall.

It is quite fascinating. If you look at 5-6 months before that, it is at low 3 figures. Heck, it took me 3 months to make my first sale. I am glad I didn't give up easily. Why? Because I trust the training inside WA, and I implement it.

In comparison to my college fee, I think it is worth 111 yearly membership. $40,000 divide by WA yearly membership. You get around 111.

If you want to invest in something, think of the reward and compare. Most people rather spend their money on "stuff" that don't benefit their lives in the long run, instead on something useful.

When I got started. I eliminate "things" that I don't need. Surely I have extra bucks at the end of the month. So use it to invest for Internet Marketing knowledge. And well, it pays off. :)

2016 is going to be good year. Even it is not, I have to make it happen. I am aiming for 5 Figures in mind. I will start focusing more in PPC campaigns and maybe CPA offers too. We'll see.

I will update my progress in the next two months.

Cheers,

Edy

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newy219 Premium
Did you start with the affiliate bootcamp program or did you pick a different niche?
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pmkleck Premium
You are the reason I found this website, so thank you and good luck with your degree! Even if you never use it, be proud of it! I am proud of mine and I'm reminded every month when the college loan comes due
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brianna18 Premium
This is very motivating! Thanks for sharing.
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Incognito007 Premium
Amazing and inspiring story! :)

Continued success to you.


Cheers,
Tanguy - Incognito007
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nigelchua Premium
Wow this is super - I'd love to achieve this too! May many, many more returns go your way Edyls =)
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globalink Premium
I like it - very inspiring.
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Great work. keep going
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Kevinpierce Premium
I've read all your blogs and noticed no update in 6 months. I would really like to know where you are at now.
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EdyIsChandra Premium
Hi Kevin.. I might be posting this coming Monday. :)
Remind me on my profile comment if I didn't.
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Thanks for sharing your success and it's very motivating for me to be apart of this business. Can't wait to get started....
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Erzascarlet Premium
Way to go! Wow, you'll be in Vegas no doubt.Congrats!
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DaveBeech Premium
You need a ghost writer, you say? My friend, look no further! I'll write your content for you, if you tell me how I can improve on the £7 (about US$ 10) I've made so far. Deal?
By the way, congratulations on figuring out that a good education & working for The Man is a load of baloney!
If you'd like to see my style of content, my websites are http://startesolteaching.com/ , http://topupyourpension.net/ and http://debutpublishing.com/ I also have blog/website for my own writing, http://dbenglish.debutpublishing.com/ . Good luck for 2016.
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Levinsay Premium
Realy nice good for u keep it up
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kennyawesome Premium
Wow. great, Edy, finally reached 4 figures a month that is my goal now.
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VicC Premium
Hi Edy! I'm Vic from Malaysia. Nice to meet u! I found your earlier posts in the Dashboard Activity, You are a highly motivated young man with matured thinking. Since I'm a newbie in this affiliate marketing thingy, I hope I could learn from you and gets your supports soon. Glad to find u here and looking forward to hear your next successful milestone! :D
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SocEnt Premium
Great job! Thanks for sharing your journey thus far. I am striving to get to your level, not there yet though. Personally, I think it's good to have a backup plan with the education but definitely keep pushing the business because you are having some great wins with it!

Jess
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neilc Premium
You have had some Amazing results, and your earnings sure do represent that, Edy! I wish you even more success in 2016, and I'm working hard to experience the same level of success as you :)
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Allen-W Premium
These are the posts that keep me going. Thank you for writing this.

I too came to the realization today that when I write quality content, good things happen. When I don't write, my site languishes. I prefer the first option.

Thanks again for this. Those of us on WA who sometimes struggle can benefit from a shot in the arm from members like you who took the training and built something real.

Kudos!
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NEH Premium
that's no small success - 4 figures a month in 10 months is a great achievement, I'm impressed. Well done, you're doing great :)
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MGalligan Premium
Well done Eddy! Thanks for sharing your experience and success with us here, I find that inspirational. My progress is very slow and sometimes I lose my motivation but sharing your journey here gives me the motivation I need right now to keep working with my business and to be patient as it will happen.
I wish you more success ;-)
Maria
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forresth1 Premium
thanks for sharing your success and keep up the hard work
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jmutisy5 Premium
Congratulationd.
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roamy Premium
Impressive,keep the good work.
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jmatos Premium
Thanks for sharing your success. You remind me of me when I was younger. I'm only thirty but I remember my late teens early twenties. Keep your focus. You're doing way better than what I was in the sense that you have your own business already. I hope your road to success is a lot shorter than mine, and you reach it faster. On the rate that you're going you will! Again thanks for sharing, you have been an inspiration to many.

Cheers
Jonathan
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Kyle Premium
First off, congrats on your success Edy. It is well deserved and I have no doubts that your success will continue to grow moving forward.

I like how you have touched on the education world and you have some very valid points. Not only is it very expensive, you typically have to wait 4-5 years until you can hopefully get a job as a "beginner" in the career that you have just studied for.

So not only are you out expenses and your tuition fees, you are out 4 years of full time work (which is another $200K+). Something that most people fail to think about.

Earn while you learn, applied knowledge, hands on education with those that are succeeding...these are all things that the online world and being part of WA can represent. :)

So happy to hear about you hitting your milestones and I can only imagine what you are going to be able to accomplish in the year ahead!
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EMSeven Premium
You have totally inspired me.
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playfulheart Premium
Sounds like you have a clear vision for the future. Good luck!
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Everlight Premium
Congrats Edy for achieving the 4 figures :) Well yeah , 9 to 5 sucks if you don't like working on someone's business. Hope you will be able to graduate without even needed to get a job :)
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Maxiam59 Premium
wow that is a lot of great planning and congratulations on your success so far and I am sure with your attitude and plan you have you will reach your goals and far beyond all the best Max
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sahugopesh Premium
Hi Congrats on your success.
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ModestusR Premium
Congrats, Inspirational. I need to draw my own plan after my big event next week.
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VenaS Premium
Wow! what an inspiration. Imagine what you can accomplish if you focus on your business instead of a day job. Congratulations!
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NORZ Premium
Hello Edy. Wow such good result you have there. I'm aiming at such result.

I think that most of the western countries' inflation rate runs 4 to 5 percent annually.

Anyway one quick question. What PPC campaigns are you using bro? Can you recommend some that works good?
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EdyIsChandra Premium
I am using Bing Ads.
But I haven't put any focus on others.
And for Google Adwords. Ehm.. Not possible because their policy is very strict.
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NORZ Premium
I see. Thanks Edy. :D
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