2 Weeks at Wealthy Affiliate

Last Update: February 16, 2013
So, last week I posted about my first week, and today I want to add an update. I've finished course four, and am almost done with course three, which has a few steps I've been putting off. Just finishing this material, though, means that I have a fully functional website with four pages and ten posts on specific topics. I also have five articles published and linked at Street Articles, and two at Hubpages. I have active pages at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. So.

My most exciting news for the week is that I have some income! Ten cents. Eight of these cents come from a viewer who clicked my Amazon food book link and ended up buying a kids' ebook about pirates (I'm not hating, mystery customer. Thank you for your business!) The other two cents came from Hubpages, which I've only had monetized for a couple of days, so I'm actually thinking that's the most reliable source of income I have at the moment. Maybe I should write more for Hubpages.

Anyway, besides income, I learned some really useful things this week, like how to set up my Google authorship profile. Now my pages show up in searches with a thumbnail of my picture next to them, which I think could be really make them stand out. When I say my pages, though, I mean three them pages, because apparently that's how many have been indexed so far. Also, though I've had an average of 24 unique visitors a day, I've only had three visitors total come from Google searches. (And they were a while ago, so they may have been me before I figured out how to block my own stats.)

This is encouraging progress, though. I have a lot of spare time this week, so hopefully I'll have more to report next week, and I'm leaning toward renewing my premium membership for another month. I would love to know how long I'm likely to have to wait (or how many articles I'm likely to have to write) before there's a reasonable chance of paying my membership fee with earnings. That's my first goal.
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wendyk Premium
It sounds like you are right on track. Keep going and watch it duplicate.
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Ema Premium
Happy for you :)
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kiya05 Premium
Good going. Ten cents today, $1,000 tomorrow. That's what I've said, it doesn't matter how much, as long as it's something, and it keeps growing. Good luck.
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MarvH Premium
Wow, you are really moving along. Sounds you're on the right track. Just keep doing it and it will come.
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jkellernm Premium
Great Scott! At your present rate, you'll pass Kyle & Carson in about 72 hours! Fantastic!!
John
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