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.
Ema Premium
Happy for you :)
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.
MarvH Premium
Wow, you are really moving along. Sounds you're on the right track. Just keep doing it and it will come.
jkellernm Premium
Great Scott! At your present rate, you'll pass Kyle & Carson in about 72 hours! Fantastic!!