About JGroethe
Joined November 2018
I'm a 52 year old with three kids and have been happily married for 28 years. My daytime job is a pro session drummer and teacher. I'd like to reduce my teaching hours so I can concentrate more on session work, particularly online. I'm hoping affiliate marketing, through WA, will assist me in this transition.
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Money I would be happy earning
At this stage, I have a goal of £90 per month, which is the fee I charge for one student, per month.
Money I would be ecstatic earning
If I could replace one day a week, which can be up to and including 6 student, I'd be pretty happy to say the least.
Time I'm willing to invest to achieve my goals
I don't start teaching until 3pm most days, so I easily have 5 hours per day if necessary.
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Nov 16, 2018
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How much money would you be happy earning?
At this stage, I have a goal of £90 per month, which is the fee I charge for one student, per month.

How much would you be ecstatic earning?
If I could replace one day a week, which can be up to and including 6 student, I'd be pretty happy to say the least.

And how much time are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
I don't start teaching until 3pm most days, so I easily have 5 hours per day if necessary.
I believe you could go above and beyond your goals!
Carson Premium
Great goals Jonathan,

The first step to achieving success online is to set some goals and now that you have done this you can start working towards them. Your goals are absolutely achievable and realistic. Dedicate yourself to working through the training, taking action, and getting help when you need it.

I am personally here to help you and there are many others within the community that will reach out to help too.

You are already doing great, keep it up!

I feel like you have a realistic plan to try something different while working with what you are still doing.
Yeah, I just feel if I keep my expectations very conservative, it'll keep the frustration of the seemingly impossible (replacing the day job) at bay. Good luck with your journey. If I come across anything worth knowing, I'll let you know. A problem shared is a problem halved, right?
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Very cool Jonathan! Setting goals is an important step because it keeps you focused, so I'm glad you decided to fill out the questions. I remember when I started, my goal was to earn an average American wage while I was working in China. I was very surprised when it actually worked, and then I went far beyond that first goal.

Your goals are absolutely realistic, and with consistent effort + the help of the Wealthy Affiliate Community, you are going to start seeing some surprising results!
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Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Jonathan!

Nathaniell here - you probably remember me from my site One More Cup of Coffee. I'm glad to see you've signed up and are ready to get started building your online business.

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Before you go, can you please respond to this message so I know you made it inside the community? I'd like to connect with you so I can keep an eye out for your questions this week.

Hi Nathaniell

Thanks for the email. I tried out WA...omg, probably 12 years ago. In all honesty, I didn't understand the 'mindset' of affiliate marketing, online e-commerce and promo...and I wasn't ready to either. I completely get the e-commerce and SEO/promo side of things now because I've had to, through my current self-employed status as a Pro-Session Drummer and teacher.

I totally forgot about WA until I stumbled across your Vegan, One more cup of coffee best affiliate programs link, while looking for the best Vegan affiliate websites to promote. I'm not a Vegan but a Vegetarian. My daughter is a Vegan and a very very committed one in every sense of the word. I have suggested that she should use the wealth of information in her head for a good cause...and HER cause! Help inform people who are on the fence or are simply curious but impassioned to make a change in their life and the lives of others around her. In all honesty, most people are 80% Vegan anyway but just don't realise it.

One-third of the UK population, that's 25 million do not eat meat and Veganism has gone up 600% in the last 2 years. That doesn't mean there are 25 million Vegans, as it could comprise of Vegetarians and/or Pescitarians. But still, I'm sure there are quite a few of those non-meat eaters just balancing on that fence into becoming a fully fledged Vegan.

As I see it, and I did try to tell my daughter, if you reach 1% of those 25 million, you could educate, Veganate (if that's a word?) and make a living at the same time promoting it. She's at where I was years ago, so I'm doing it for her (just to prove to her it can be done), while she reviews the content as it will be in her name. For me, I want to session more from home and online and tech less, so I need to find a way to work for home. I have the time as I don't start teaching until 3 each day, working into mid-evening. My goal, show my daughter she could make a living from her passion and I'd like to make enough money to gradually start reducing my students.

A short-term goal for me is to replace one student (£90) per month. If that's not possible in a 'reasonable' short...ish period of time, (and I mean months) then maybe the affiliate market is not the route? You'll obviously know more about this than me and is best placed to advise the most practical route to start my WA journey. I understand the theory behind affiliate marketing but have never done it, so the day to day practicalities (you don't know what you don't know), I'll need quite a bit of hand-holding with.

One good thing though, I'm not a technophobe at all and have a pretty comprehensive understanding of most online technologies, from a functional perspective that is. So from that side of things, I'm a quick learner. Anyway, I didn't intend to write such a long email and bore the crap out of you, I just thought a prior knowledge of my motivation would be a good start. I'm just going to finish the welcome video and I look forward to speaking and working with you.

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Glad to hear you have your niche and are passionate about it Jon! It's very possible to start making £90/month in a few months time. Some have done a lot more than that! However, making your first dollar will be tough whether you go for $90 or $9,000, so get ready to put in some work to make it happen! Let me know if you have any more questions man!