Cha-Ching! 7 New Shopify Sales!

Last Update: August 29, 2018


It just happened again, Ladies and Gents!

Cha-Ching! 7 New Shopify Sales since Sunday!

I can’t believe it!

Why is it that whenever I stop paying attention to my Shopify store, all hell breaks loose!

Until two night ago night, it had been awhile since I had been regularly paying attention to my Shopify store. We’ve been so busy with our crowdfunding campaign, Instagram workshop, building websites, planning new workshops, etc., and other distractions I hardly could even think to check it.

Then, on Monday night I said to myself, “Let me log into my Shopify store, and….

“Wham-O!” It totally blind-sided me!

Believe me though, I’m not complaining.

Rarghhhh!! I really wish someone had been here to take a photo of me,with the look of shock on my face at the moment when I saw those 7 New Sales on my Shopify Store pop up on my view screen!

Did my face look like this?


When I took this screenshot, I see this started Friday afternoon when someone made a purchase from Florida, then another one on Saturday, then there were 4 new sales on Sunday alone, and one more on Monday early morning at 12:40am!

(even though Monday's shows as a refund, it was paid)


That night was pure serendipity.

Unlike the previous time when this happened 2 months ago, where I had just put a new ad out with fresh copy. I also added some cool and exciting pics for a new exciting product for kids on my store.

However, this time, I kept everything the same.

I’ve simply been way too busy to do anything.


Looking Forward to the Weekend


You all know I’ve been doing a great deal of work online with our crowdfunding campaign, attending several events, working on a few websites, all while still remaining active with WA.

When I’m not attending a seminar or a cultural event, my work is practically non-stop, and “squeezing” posts in here and there is quite a challenge.

Rest assured, I will continue to write all different types of posts, from online business, social media, to motivational blog posts, and even the odd personal story and some silly ones here and there once in a while!

But boy, I'm really am looking forward to the weekend.


Always Believe in Yourself


My friends, please keep this message clear in mind: everyone just needs to keep going.

Continue planting seeds and most of all keep believing in yourself!

Always Believe in Yourself.

Even when it feels to you like you are “running on a treadmill” and going nowhere, progress is STILL happening, my dear friends!



Lucky 7




Last night “Lucky 7” was proof on my Shopify store!

It could be your next sale, or our 7th that is already in the queue.

Wishing you all the BEST on your next 7 successful income-generating strategies!



Feel free to make any comments as all are welcome!

Cheers,

Kaju

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Chezbrown Premium
IS THAT IT, WAS THIS YOUR SURPRISE THAT YOU WERE ON ABOUT. YOU KEPT ME WAITING TO TELL ME THAT LOL.

I thought it was going to be a lot more exciting that 7 sales at your shopify store. I am rather disappointed now as I got all excited for NOTHING!! I thought you had got your part in your movie lol.

As I always say though, all joking aside, well done you and that is great news. I am very happy to hear your good news. I am wondering though what do you actually have in your shopify store? Is there anywhere to go and look at it? xxxxx
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jetrbby80316 Premium
I have spoiled you C!! Look at how excited everyone is, now you tell me you are disappointed? Do I have to go "to the Moon" to get you excited for me?!
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Chezbrown Premium
Maybe not as far as the moon lol. I was excited for you, you should know that as I told you I was down on my knees begging you to tell me instead of making me wait. I thought you had won the lottery or something much more exciting that 7 shopify sales lol.

I did notice lol and thought people will wonder what I was going on about. xxx
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RodneyJr Premium
Hey Kaju, great job on your success. I have a few questions I'd like to ask. One, do you think it would be ideal for me to have a Shopify store for my niche or do you think I should stick to promoting products from Amazon?

Two, if you do think I should have a Shopify store; what do I have to do in order to acquire it, do I have to pay anything to get the process going so I can sell video game products and tech?

Third, can you get a Shopify store selling anything in your niche and is it encouraged?
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David4618 Premium
Shopify is a completely different platform to WA, I don't see how the two could mix...
You could get the 14day free trial offered by Shopify, to see if that's what you want.
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VanessaN Premium
Hi Rodney

You can sell anything you want on your Shopify store. You can use your Shopify store to compliment your niche website. The video game products and tech products are actually a great idea.

Combining the two actually means you can make more money, because you'll have more options to acquire sales; Amazon and your own store.

Shopify actually handles almost everything for you. Your focus will really be the marketing side of things and they've got an app for that too. Shopify also has Oberlo which is a free app you can use to import products into your store (if you are drop shipping).

Eventually you can integrate your Shopify store with Amazon if you so desire. It can only get better!

As David suggested, you can get a 14-day trial to see how things go and take it from there.
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RodneyJr Premium
Hey VanessaN, I like the sound of that but one thing still plagues my mind, how much is it after the 2 week trial?

Second, how do I combine Amazon with Shopify and how would I use Shopify to sell products or can I use Shopify to sell on my website or how would that work?

I have so many questions and I feel like not enough knowledge on how to approach any of them.
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VanessaN Premium
HI Rodney,

Just take it one step at at time; LOL.

For a basic Shopify store the cost is $29.00/month after the trial and 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction. So you want to consider the transaction fee when you are setting your price for your products (if you are doing drop shipping or selling your own product).

Shopify has an Amazon integration app so that's covered. But to do something like that, you also have to create an Amazon seller account if you want to sell directly on Amazon as well. They also have an app you can use to sell on Amazon, Etsy, Google, Ebay, etc.

If that's not something you are ready for, then just focus on making your Shopify store a success, then consider the integration further down the line.

You can also use one of the Shopify Spreadr App ($5.00/month) to import products from Amazon to your store. So you can do a combination of Amazon products and drop ship products if you so desire.

Shopify can also integrate with your existing website.

It all depends on what you want to do.

If you just want to add a simple store on your site with affiliate products from Amazon and others, then you can use a free woocommerce theme. Some themes are compatible for that.

But if you want to drop ship along with affiliate products, then Shopify is a great option.

If you have any other questions just let me know. I'll try my best to answer them.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Hey Rodney, thanks for your question. I agree with David.

Try the Shopify 14 day free trial first, after that there are 3 plans: Basic ($29 per month); Mid Plan ($79 per month); and the Advanced Plan ($299 per month). I use the Mid Plan. Add 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction. So far I am making money with it.

I agree with the comments made by David and Vanessa; Shopify is a great e-commerce platform for selling products in your video and gaming niche. It is also the EASIEST e-commerce platform to get started with IMO. BUT prepare yourself to not make money the first month.

Organic traffic is like anything else. If you know how to drive it to Shopify store, you will be better off. But also prepare yourself that you might occasionally need to do some Facebook or Instagram paid ads.

You really need to weigh out the cost benefits,as this is not a free solution. This is a big step.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Oberlo is great, and I use the app.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Very well-explained Vanessa:)
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jetrbby80316 Premium
I couldn't agree more David:)
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David4618 Premium
I'm so glad to have had you and Vanessa agreeing with me, phew! ;)
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Lol! No Pressure!!
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Pernilla Premium
Hello my dear Ambassador Kaju!!!

This is aaamazing news! You are rocketing high up in the sky, to the moon and the stars.

Yes, I will succeed! Thank you for your neverending encouragements.

I am so busy working with my business now. Sorry I haven't left many comments lately. But please remember, I'm still out there, cruising along in the internet space, cheering you on.

In Admiration,
:-)
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Oh My Dear Pernilla has come back to Me!!
Awww, Thank You, grrrrreat to see YOU!!!:)
Seems like it has been forever:(

Sooo happy you are busy working your Business, P:)
Wonderful!!! And YES, you ARE Succeeding!!!

Soon we will see each other again past the the moon and up among the stars. P!!

Keep cruising, my dear friend:))
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Pernilla Premium
Kaju, you made my day!!!
Having friends like you makes the internet cruising like a walk in a park. As blossoming and flourishing!

May Your Awesome Success continue forever and ever!
:-)
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David4618 Premium
Well done to you... my Shopify store has been up & running since late May, it's been through a couple of upgrades and several changes of dropshipping products, I've added Dripshipper coffee this week annnnnnnnnnnd *insert yelling & screaming here* I still cannot make a sale! Unless I list the items on ebay, which is another issue in itself... care to share your secret? :)
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jetrbby80316 Premium
I really wish I had a secret, I don't David. Other than there are times when I experiment with new and different products, change my copy, place new ads, etc...the good moments usually happen when I stop looking! So maybe make your next tweak, then don't look at it for 3-4 days:)
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Godsmack12 Premium
Congrats. Shows that this works with work and patience.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Yes it does G. Exercise work and patience and this will work for you too:)
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kpercival55 Premium
Thanks for sharing your success!
It always motivates me to see what’s possible down the road.
Wishing you continued success Kaju!
KyleAnn
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Thanks Kyle Ann, I really appreciate your great support.
Have a wonderful weekend, or better yet see you on the next post!
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kpercival55 Premium
Thanks! Love that monkey’s face! What a great picture.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Me too, had to have it IN!
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CandP Premium
Love that cartoon going up the steps.
Congratulations on the Shopify sales! It was good not to look at it and find a nice surprise.
The weekend is coming up and we are sure you have a whole bunch of fun and useful things you are planning. Hope the weather is beautiful for you there in the Big Apple.
Colette and Philip
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jetrbby80316 Premium
I hope you have a great weekend the same, Colette & Phillip! Right now, the Big Apple is caught in a heatwave (95 degrees, high humidity), so I've been going from one air conditioned meeting to another.

Thanks for the nice encouragement as usual, and I won't look at it again for a while! Let's hope this weekend's weather will be beautiful, wherever WE are!:)
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Calvinator63 Premium
Howdy,

I'm not sure if it is when you stop paying attention , but rather you start reap the rewards of your hard work when you give it a day or two to take hold and effect the sales.

Regardless it shouldn't make much difference it is making you money and that's the bottom line right? LOL

Great job,

Calvin
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Thank You Calvin, you are RIGHT, as long as the money is coming in, it doesn't make a difference. Thank You!
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lmwhite Premium
Congrats, Kaju! I'm glad things are going so well for you. You have a lot going on, but it appears that you are managing that very well.

Regarding your 7 Shopify sales, I have also found the same phenomenon to be true when it comes to affiliate sales. The less I check in to see if I have a sale, the more easily the sales come! I believe the expression is, "a watched pot never boils."

Wishing you continued success, and thanks for all that you give here to the WA community.

--Laura
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jetrbby80316 Premium
It's great of you to stop by Laura, Thank you for your nuggets of wisdom! Please come by more often:)

You are so right. If you continue to watch "a watched pot that never boils", you will be watching until your eyes fall out!

Next, I need to learn your secret technique on affiliate sales. I will be watching you, Laura!!

Best,
Kaju
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agychin Premium
Congrats! Your blogs really inspires. This motivates me to move on no matter what obstacles lies ahead. God Bless!

Agnes
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jetrbby80316 Premium
There are no such thing as obstacles, Agnes. They are all only a product of the mind.

Stay successful!

Kaju
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agychin Premium
Thanks for the advice. What I meant 'obstacles' is with regards to my life which I need to make improvement in fulfilling my dreams no matter what happens.

Never give up!
Agnes
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jetrbby80316 Premium
I love your attitude A!:)
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DavidPadkin8 Premium
Hi Kaju
What you have sown helping others is Reaping a Harvest
Be Blessed
David
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Thank You David, I hope that harvest is plentiful and grows an abundant bounty for everyone to share from.

Stay Blessed,
Kaju
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EandS2018 Premium
This is wonderful, and so very encouraging.
We thank you for sharing.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
My pleasure Scarlett, you can do this too!
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MKearns Premium
Let me at it Kaju!
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Lol Mke! You are reminding me of Joe Pesce in "Goodfellas!"
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MKearns Premium
Another sojourn in lower Manhattan?
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Yes, it's automatic like clockwork!
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newmarketpro Premium
Congrats Kaju!
So nice to see the site is still making money on semi-autopilot.
Thank you for sharing your story.

Joe
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Fabulous Joe, it's nice when we can continue generating income passively. Thanks I appreciate that!
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