My Second Goal Reached! $2,000 for the Month!

Last Update: January 17, 2019

Hello Dear Friends and Colleagues!

It's been a few months since I've given you folks an update on my progress. Due to some family illnesses I had to pretty much let things go on auto-pilot. Of course this is not to be expected to bring in the same as if you're working at it hard every day, especially at this point of my new career, lol. However, on auto-pilot I was still able to bring in from $280 to $420 a month, which I was pretty much stoked over. This is still a good addition to my monthly social security which is pretty much diddly-squat from being a musician on the road my whole life.

However, March, I was able to get back into the game and really started bearing down on my pay-per-click ads along with Twitter and Facebook. At this time, it's 8:40pm on March 31st and I have totalled for the month $2,143.29. I cannot describe the feelings going through my body and I feel the good Lord above blessed me and my work to be able to achieve this leg of my journey toward my goals.

I still have a long way to go on my internet road to success with my ultimate goal being $30,000 per month. I have yet to start my email marketing campaigns and my video campaigns on YouTube which I hope to launch in April. April 21st I'll turn 65 years old and that will be my birthday present to myself. (Along with a trip to Disney World!) (That's actually given to me by my wife. I'm just a big 13 yr old at heart)

Again, I want to reiterate that all I have learned has been here at Wealthy Affiliate and without the support of all of you I would have never gotten close to this far. This is a fact because I tried for three years with no luck before I found WA!

So keep on working hard, stay positive, if it doesnt work, try a different idea, just don't give up. Like I've said before, If I can do this, anyone can. If I can help anyone in any way, just give me a holler and I'll do my best. But, I'm no different than all of you, just a little ahead of some of you and a bit far behind a lot more of you.

If you want to see how I got to this point, check out:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/grantsudduth/blog/first-1-00...

and on that blog, there's a link to the previous one that shows you my beginning story. Thank you all for your help and support and keep on Blogging!

God Bless You All,

Grant

You can also follow me at www.facebook.com/groups/theroadtointernetsuccess

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amyr2017 Premium
AMAZING...!!! I just checked out your site and totally blown away. I have bookmarked it for future reference -- seriously. It is amazing. What's even more amazing is the $2100/month. THAT is my dream-come-true. Not sure I will ever get there, but so happy for YOU...!! By the way, my son is a musician and my whole family is musical -- what did you play? He plays classical trombone and about to go to grad school. Tough career choice!
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks Amy! I play piano/keyboards. You can check out my band site at www.beyondapple.net. We just play these days for fun. We all went to school together, lol.
And as far as making money on the net, if I can then YOU certainly can. I will say that I make it with other areas besides my website. I do PPC, and email marketing and FB and Twitter and GooglePlus. But, everything I've learned is from WA so I'm a strong believer of these guys. Also, if you can ever swing it, pay annually and you'll save quite a bit. Especially, wait til around Black Friday and WA gives a great discount which is when I get it.
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amyr2017 Premium
Very cool...! Yes I am going to pay annually in November -- can't do the monthly thing anymore... Thanks for getting back to me! All the best!
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Excuse me, what is the site?
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GrantSudduth Premium
www.theroadtointernetsuccess.com is my sight. All of my income doesnt come from just that, however. I also do PPC and Solo Ads.
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MarkBa Premium
Inspiring Grant. Thank you for sharing. Like you say you have to keep going an never give up. I'm following you too now :)

~Mark
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AlexEvans Premium
Well done Grant that is a real milestone , very motivating.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Grant,

Well done, fantastic news, it never fails to amaze me what can be achieved through the power of the Internet! This time next year maybe you'll be doing 4 or 5K a month?!

I am now following you, I look forward to connecting with you.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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laurenjean Premium
Wooohooooo! That's awesome Grant! You did it!!
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Danielle21 Premium
Thanks so much for letting us know your journey! I am a newbie here and just starting out in the online business world, your post has already made me feel a little less worried about what to do and how to do it :D
If I have any questions would I be able to inbox you? :D You sound like your going in a great and positive direction, something I would love to follow in.
I'll defiantly check out your blog!

Thanks again for sharing <3
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GrantSudduth Premium
Inbox me anytime! I'd be happy to help best I can.
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AlejandraB Premium
Fantastic, thanks for sharing, this is huge motivation to keep at it!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Awesome!! I hit the LOVE button even though there isn't one.
I absolutely love this type of post and the encouragement it brings to others.
Well done my friend.
I wish you continued success : )

Lee Ann
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks Lee!
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Massive Congratulations Grant!! That's amazing!

As a newbie, I'm still progressing through all the training and trying to get a handle on it all - but it's so good to see just what is possible, even on the not-so-good months :)

Thanks for sharing, and inspiring, and I am looking forward to reading your continuing story here.

Best wishes,
Kez.
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GrantSudduth Premium
Just keep up the learning! And make a goal to move forward each day no matter how little!
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Stella2 Premium
Congratulations, Grant!
That's a very inspiring story, and I wish you much more success.
Stella :-)
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Borneoman Premium
Your story is so inspiring and will help a lot of WA members, especially the beginners to keep moving forward. Thanks for sharing!
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THuggans Premium
This is so inspiring! I have been here about a month. Have not made any money but have seen the clicks build up over the last two weeks which makes me believe. I just finished the online certification so I am going to work even harder on my content. Good luck to getting to your goal and thanks for sharing!
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thomhee Premium
Great job Grant. Hope to be there soon! Will be watching and can't wait for you to hit $3,000 a month!
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Mark-AI Premium
Truly inspiring Grant,

2k per month is also my next step to allow me to make this full time. Well done on your success I wish you much more to come.

Mark
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Baaz Premium
Wow, congratulations Grant! that is awesome! truly inspiring. That $30,000 a month is looking good buddy! keep up the good work!
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RobFore Premium
If there was a SUPER LIKE THIS button I would have clicked that, Grant. Your post is awesome.

"Keeping It Real" has been a favorite tag line of mine for years and you are certainly keeping it real in your updates. I love it. "...on auto-pilot I was still able to bring in from $280 to $420 a month..." which is life-changing for MOST people.

One question though - it sounds like you are doing good with ads. Is there a way to automate or at least quasi-automate those? So huge returns keeps coming in but the time you have to invest everyday goes down?
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GrantSudduth Premium
Yes Rob, I believe there is and that's what I'm working toward. PPC ads can eat up a budget quick if you don't plan it slowly and continuously tweak them. Relevance is the main word here and I watch them all daily and trying out a/b split testing, etc. I went to Disney World a couple of weeks ago for my birthday and my PPC ads generated over $1,100 in sales during my 7 day trip on auto-pilot! So, I know I'm getting closer. This month (May) has been slow, however, but the main goal is always make money at the end of the month and not be in the red. Even if you break even, at the beginning it's still good bc you're building traffic AND your email list. I'm sure you know most all of this. Well, give you updates on the PPC world.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
This is awesome - love these posts. Congrats and great work!
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Kettei Premium
Thanks Grant - that's amazing.
You've achieved what is my actual goal - $2,000 a month as that's enough for me to pay my bills and focus on taking care of my little girls.

I really appreciate you sharing your update (and specific figures) as this really helps people like me that are just getting started. It's so easy to fall into the trap of believing that the stuff I'm just getting started on won't work. There are so many success stories here on WA but it's the 'real guy' stories that particularly inspire me.

Thanks again Grant! :)
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GrantSudduth Premium
You're very welcome Phil! I know actual stats are a sore spot for many but I don't mind bc I want everyone to know it is possible. And also, that for most it won't happen overnight. check out my post https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/grantsudduth/blog/first-1-00 Once you get to your present goal, you'll find it much easier to even go farther just by scaling your business, which you'll learn about here. I wish you the best on your journey and feel free to ask me anything at anytime!
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MozMary Premium
Wow Grant, that is fantastic!!! Big conrgats!!

Can't wait to hear the numbers on the next update :)
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wendyg53 Premium
That's wonderful Grant. Congratulations. I am also looking at WA to supplement my pension in a couple of years. Hearing stories like yours keep me inspired. Here's to your success at reaching $30,000 a month. I"m sure we'll be hearing about that next year. ;-)
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks, Wendy!
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PMbaluka Premium
Very good news indeed. Congratulations
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Traveller75 Premium
Congrats, you are on your way, keep it up.
Wayne
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Jewelia Premium
Congratulations! Well Done! I wish you to reach your ultimate goal very soon. I know you will.

Warm regards,

~ Julia
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jared247 Premium
Thanks for the inspiration. Great to see you're having success.
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks Jared!
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Bald Eagle Premium
Off to read that blog now because this one is inspiring and interesting.
Well done.
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks Lawrence!
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