My first affiliate commission happened - $10.43!

Last Update: December 13, 2015

This commission came from a site I started when I first signed up with WA a little over a month ago. Since I am already in the online retail business and have a pretty good idea of how to build websites and I'm also familiar with Amazon's affiliate program, my first instinct was how can i use this training to make money now with the busy Christmas season coming? So I created a site that simply displays top Christmas gifts in whichever category I decide to talk about on a given day.

After pushing the site for several days, I could see that it received traffic, but only a few clicks through to Amazon and then after the initial facebook fan page launch, the traffic slowed down. I had 1 pending order for a week that I still think was my mother checking my site out and then she purchased a toaster that was never shipped, so no commission (and no I did not ask my mother to make a purchase through my links, she just looks at what I post).

Anyway, I decided to stop working with this website (for now) 2 weeks ago because traffic slowed down, the work was time consuming, I have another business that I know makes money this time of year, and I wanted to focus more on training.

Maybe I should add a new post this week and see if it generates more affiliate commissions?

I don't think this a a major success story, but I think it shows me and will show other WA newbies that the training here works. I've had access to these affiliate tools for many years and never knew how to effectively use them.

My plan is to continue learning something new everyday from WA. That alone is worth the price of admission.


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Touchdown34 Premium
That’s Fantasic...I am so excited for you. I just started a couple of days ago :-)
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herinnelson Premium
That's a great first amount!..and in just a month! I would definitely keep on working on the site when you can. The more products and the more content, and it will keep growing! I wish you all the best and great to connect! See you around!
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BMLMkes22 Premium
Well done and wish your more success
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good
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raymakar Premium
I think those WA members who congratulate you, never read your post. I tried to find anything related to the title but I couldn't. Please correct me now if I am wrong. The only thing I understood out of your post that WA didn't work for you and you will go back to your other making money business. Am I right?
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MattPowers Premium
I believe you maybe correct, but he did mention that the training on WA does work. It's helped him become more successful in his other business, which I believe WA is all about.
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natekidd Premium
Congrats on your sale.
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Jpmartel Premium
Congrats my friend :)
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Congrats. Hope you roll in it... Thanks for sharing.
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Congratulations
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viyee Premium
Congrats. Thanks for sharing.
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Jubileu Premium
A truly inspiring story. Congratulations on your first affiliate commission. There is more to come.
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MirandaGordo Premium
It may not be much in the way of dollars, but your first commission in WA!? SWEET!!!! That is what we are pushing for, and it's gotta start somewhere, right. Oh I can't wait to see my first. It will not be much monetarily, but it will be huge in many other ways!!!! Congratulations!!
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chrimba519 Premium
That's amazing! I can't wait until I make my first commission! Keep up the great work :)
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chrimba519 Premium
That's amazing! I can't wait until I make my first commission! Keep up the great work :)
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NykG1 Premium
The mere fact that you made any type of money is enough progress. Too often when we start out we are having goals of making like 10K a month our very first month.. but I promise it doesn't work like that.

So Congratz on your Commission. Hope you continue working on your website and getting traffic :)
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viralviral Premium
Congrats on that!!!
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GomMagtibay Premium
That's nice. Congratulations!

May I ask, is that with Amazon?
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sovani Premium
great mate! congrats
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RonMaurer Premium
Congratz!!
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funMatt61 Premium
I'm so happy for you!!
as a day one greenie this gives me a light in the fog.
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CraigUKTV Premium
Congratulations Rod! Long may it continue.
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That's awesome congrats!
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nigelchua Premium
Super! Always nice to have sales :))
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AAlmonte Premium
Congratulations!
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kymmie99 Premium
Well done! It's a nice feeling getting a commission.
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Tahyen Premium
wow CONGRATULATIONS on your commission, can't wait till that happens to me.yeeaah... thats so awesome for you.keep up the good work. best of luck for the future.
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chuka Premium
Awesome. Well done!
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BMKara Premium
COngrats :)
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WillyDee Premium
High Five!
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WebBasedUser Premium
Congratulations on your first commission
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Jblocksidge1 Premium
Hey, great to hear about your success.
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AlyssaBaron Premium
Congratulations - and a very neat idea!
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Shukamina Premium
That is great!
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doowopdude Premium
That's so awesome :D That's probably the quickest I've read yet of anyone earning a first commission. All the more impressive that it was achieved after you had temporarily lessened your content on the site. Congrats!!
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Cavan Premium
great inspiration
Cheers
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Shukamina Premium
Yay! Great job! Happy for you!
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Loes Premium
Very nice prove Rod! Keep on going!
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LizP Premium
Great job and good luck
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Michelle04 Premium
Most people don't see a commission that quickly, so that is great. Might want to add some new material to that site at this time. :)
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monamassoud Premium
Commission after one month is good I think. I understand it takes months but I believe you did great in one month :)
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RKingsley Premium
BOOM! Even without the actual commission coming through, it's still good to see what techniques you are employing :)
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