3 Years at Wealthy Affiliate - paving the way to success

Last Update: January 20, 2019

Heya Everyone

Well, I just received my 3 Years Accomplishment Badge so it's time to do my annual progress report. You can find previous years here.

2 Years at Wealthy Affiliate - love love love it here!

My 1st Year as a Premim Member of Wealthy Affiliate

Let's take a look at my 3 Niche Websites :

Inspiring Mompreneurs

Rebranded this year - I have used a slider header, to feature Mom Entrepreneurs I've interviewed. Not entirely happy with the rebrand or the logo though.

I'll be rebranding again this year using Divi by Elegant Themes.

Here's the progression in the first 3 years.


In Google Analytics I looked at annual stats from the day I went Premium and bought my domains, 18 January 2016. So each year runs from 18 Jan to 17 Feb.

Happy Human Pacifier


I haven't put much effort into Happy Human Pacifier this year and you can see it in the Google Anlaytics stats.

Not much progression from last year, other than publishing posts.

Almost of all these posts have been paid posts, so this site is making me money, but I haven't been developing it.

Lauren Kinghorn

I've started implementing Divi on this site. It still needs a lot more work though.

I'm working on a Non-Profit Divi site at the moment in my day job so I'm getting lots of practice. As soon as I have more time available, I can convert my sites.

Site Content Stats

Wealthy Affiliate Membership Details

Currently (as of 20 January 2019)

Referrals

Total Referrals - 66

Premium Referrals - 2 - paying Yearly

Online Income

R 7,355.54 Total income (up until 31 Dec 2018)

$5,728.06 in 2018. Read more here

THANK YOU

Thanks a million to Kyle and Carson for this awesome platform, tools and training.

Thanks a million to all of you for your support, inspiration and encouragement.

I may be quieter than usual within the community at the moment (simply because I've got so much going on, online and offline) but I'm not. going. anywhere.

This is my home (online).

Where are you on your WA Journey?

To Your Success

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marchanna Premium
I love these stats! When people publish these, they would have to work hard just to make them fake haha.

Now, there are many members here who are friendly, love to inspire, retrain us on stuff, etc, but the real meat and potatoes are posts like these. This is what I look for here. thank you! Marc
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laurenjean Premium
Haha Marc. Right you are. And I have to admit, I'm kind of embarrassed by some of my stats - I'm just telling it as it is.

Thanks for the compliment. I thought it was kind of a boring post and I should have weaved in some inspirational quotes or training tips but I just ran out of time. So I'm really happy to hear it hit the sweet spot for you.
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LKick Premium
So wonderful to see the progress you have made! I am excited to see that I can do this also. I just went Premium in December. One month so far. Doing my training, writing my blogs, learning!
Thanks for the encouragement through visuals. I need that.

Miss Linda
SoapBubblesPro.com
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Linda
Oh yes! You can do this... And so much more! I'm just a Mom, plodding along at a Mom's pace, juggling a gazillion other things. ;)
Wishing you all the very best as you build your online empire.
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LKick Premium
You are an incredible inspiration. Thank you!!!!
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Loes Premium
Congrats Lauren, I know you are doing great. Where am I on my WA journey? Let's say that my infatuation turned into a love for WA. I found trust and continue my way here at a slower pace than before. I am here daily, but less active and way less stressful than I used to attend.
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks for your Congrats, Loes. It means the world to me.
Aah, I see you've chosen to let go of your Ambassadorship too. It definitely takes some pressure off. Especially when you have so much else on the go.
Hope your online business is booming.
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Loes Premium
Thanks, enjoy your day Lauren
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Marley2016 Premium
Lauren,
Tagging along behind you I hope LOL
Almost - at 7 months but making progress slowly
websites are getting traffic just no sales yet can
always wait it will happen I am sure more time to
wait not going anyplace!

CONGRATULATIONS - CONGRATULATIONS
& CONGRATULATIONS

You needed three one for each year and counting -
Keep up all the great work you have been doing and
helping out here at WA,
Susan
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Susan, Oh cool, you're getting traffic already. Awesome! Sounds like you've been giving it stick these 7 months.

Thanks for your 3 Cheers. You're a Star. I thought it was one for each website, one for each year makes just as much sense.
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CherylK Premium
Good for you! I'm not where I want to be but I can see real progress. I love reading inspiring stories...keeps me motivated and believe me, there have been days when I just wanted to pack it in. Then I remind myself that I'm not a quitter. It's all good!
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laurenjean Premium
Good for you, Cheryl. Every step forward is a step in the right direction. I've had moments where I doubted myself too, (I still have those moments) but I've put way too much work in to give up. I would imagine you feel that way too? Let's do this!
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lynnsam61 Premium
Thanks for sharing your progress and successes Lauren. Well done!
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laurenjean Premium
Pleasure Erica! Thanks for always taking an interest. How's it going your side?
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Kosovari2019 Premium
Greetings to you
congratulations and much success in the future
this pushes me forward
thank you very much for this wonderful post
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laurenjean Premium
Greetings Bajram
Thanks for your kind words.
I see you just joined in December. Wishing you all the best as you build your online empire. One day at a time.
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MarshaCoon7 Premium
So Proud of you as a Grandmother warms my heart to see others growing and reaching goals in life!
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laurenjean Premium
Aah, what a sweet thing to say, Marsha. Lovely to meet you and wishing you all the best. Have you connected with my Mom yet @JillAlexaVA? She's a fellow Digital Granpreneur.
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MAThomas Premium
Awesome accomplishment. Wishing you continued success.
Mark
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laurenjean Premium
Many Thanks Mark. Same to you.
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MatApodaca Premium
Really appreciate you sharing your progress with us. It's so helpful to see that it's a long term process and consistent effort is key to results. Have an outstanding day.
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks, Mat. Yes, it's been that way for me. I've seen members make money faster than I have. I tend to sweat the small stuff and go off on tangents sometimes. All part of my learning process.

Hope you have an outstanding day too.
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NidaV Premium
Wow, nice to see your progress especially from a newbie like me. It’s a bit daunting at times as I have a lot going in my life right now too but it’s from people like you that I get encouragement from.

Thank you.

Nida
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Nida
Great to meet you.
I know what you mean... I still find it daunting sometimes, perhaps because I keep setting bigger goals for myself.
Happy to hear you found my post encouraging.
Wishing you all the best as you build your online empire.
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Terand Premium
Congrats, Lauren! You put in a lot of effort to write this blog too! :o)
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks Terand! Yes, I guess I aim to find a better way of telling the story each year. ;)
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Terand Premium
Very good, Lauren! 💪💪💪😊
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belian Premium
Wow, that.s so exciting! How long did your journey take before you earned your first online income?
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks Emmy. It took about a year before I started earning. I made $50 in my first year but it wasn't specifically from my websites. It was a side hustle.
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Stella2 Premium
Congrats to you on 3 years, Lauren!
Lots of hard work there. I'm sure you'll continue to see successful results.
All the best,
Stella :-)
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks so much Stella. Yup, I've put in the hours. How's it going your side?
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Stella2 Premium
Good. I waffled around for quite a while trying to decide what niche I wanted to work on. I tried doing a lot of product reviews but it burns me out too easily.

I can't get motivated for just money. I need to feel connected to my topic. So I started one on the law of attraction and it never feels like work. I love it.

It's fairly new-ish but I'm working on building up Pinterest too. I have 31 posts after 2 and a half months so I'm starting to get a bit of traffic now. I'm pleased with how it's going. And it's an easy topic to monetize with different streams as I go along.

And, I'm still loving the WA community. I don't have any plans to leave any time soon. Lol

Stella :-)
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Swangirl Premium
Congratulations Lauren! I guess I will be right behind you then! I don't know what day I joined but I thought it was about 2 weeks from you! I am so glad you found WA and made it your home!
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laurenjean Premium
Thanks Jessica! Congrats to you too, I love watching your progress. Looking forward to reading your 3 year post.
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Swangirl Premium
Yes! Thank you so much Lauren. You have done well here!
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laurenjean Premium
As have you my friend. Thanks for the compliment.
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