My First Commission!

Last Update: January 31, 2018

YES! So I had just woken up and had decided to check my email when I saw that I had gotten MY FIRST REFERRAL PURCHASE! The commission was an amazing USD26.85, which translates into around SGD40!

I checked my stats on Google Analytics, and it showed that I only had 6 people view my site from an organic search (bear in mind that I'm only getting 20 views/week) and one of them made a purchase!

My elation at the time was beyond description! I was excited breathless and astonished that it had actually happened, refreshing and re-refreshing my email over and over again. My site has only been up for around 2 months, and I uploaded the post that got me the referral on 13 Jan! One thing I took extra care of were the keywords, which I didn't spam throughout my article (in fact I wrote the article about a topic first then decided on suitable keywords later so that I wouldn't inadvertently keyword-stuff).

I have this sinking feeling that it may have just been luck (with such little traffic), but it's most definitely progress nonetheless!

I'm really super glad that my website has made this, as it gives me some small affirmation that I'm on the right track, even with my niche as broad as it is (anything Star Wars related).

So to anybody out there, do press on! Even if you haven't seen results yet, IT"S MOST DEFINITELY ON THE WAY!

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Avecita Premium
YES!!!! I'm really pleased for you! It may have just been 'luck' this time, but if you are getting 20 visits per week and you keep going, scale that up and it will be 100 visits per week, and then 1000 per month, 1000 per week, 10,000 per month, and those referrals will keep escalating until you are making a really decent dime from this thing. Here's to your continued success!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank You Avecita! :) I agree with you; those are some really nice numbers huh! Just got to keep going at it and have faith on my end I suppose :)
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RichBrennan Premium
Awesome - well done!
Your first commission is the most important one you will ever got, no matter how frequent or big the cheques become, but that is the one that provides the proof that this works for the people who do the work.
Onwards and upwards!
Cheers
Rich :-)
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DebbieRose Premium
You created your own luck... Think we are learning more than we realize. Very exciting news. Congratulations!
Debbie
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks so much Debbie :) Wish you all the best!
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billy947 Premium
Congrats, it seems to Nene starting to work. Keep it up.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Billy! What’s Nene? is that an autocorrect mistake? haha
Manika
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adreyna Premium
Congratulations! Keep up the good work.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Audrey, I certainly will!
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marytegavota Premium
Hi,

So happy for you. Keep at it.
Cheers
Mary
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks mary, i’ll certainly keep going! :)
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EddiePicasso Premium
That is Amazing! Congrats! It works. It really works. There is nothing better than seeing someone in the same journey succeed. I think we all share in your success.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Eddie for the heartfelt congrats :)
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Maddy55 Premium
Yes, I understand your happiness with this, I think we all do here in WA. I recently got a commission of $8 and did a happy dance :) Keep up the good work :)
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks and that’s great news!! We all gotta just keep at it :)
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ThereseMarie Premium
I'm so happy for you!!!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank youuu!! :)
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katmac Premium
So exciting for you! Well done and thanks for the inspiration. I've yet to make my first sale, but it's definitely worth working on to get things off the ground :)! Congrats
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks kathleen!
I’m sure you’re doing your best; keep going and you’ll make it! :)
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SeanGreentre Premium
Boom! Fantastic job. Well done mate.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Sean! :) Appreciate the comment
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Armlemt Premium
Great job! Keep up the good work!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank you, Anita :)
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Armlemt Premium
You are welcome!
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JeffreyBrown Premium
Pretty darned good first commission--I am motivated further by your success!!

Jeff
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Jeffrey! Yeah it’s a darned excellent commission! Keep at it, and you can do whatever you want! :)
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linda956 Premium
Congratulations! That is fantastic!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Linda! It certainly is :)) Wishing you all the best
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derekmarshal Premium
Well done!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Derek, and well done to you too :)
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HarveyBrown Premium
Congratulations Manika, this is confirmation that the process coupled with hard work does pay off.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank you so much! I am indeed most pleased at this outcome :)
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mybiz4u Premium
Awesome news and I am doing the happy dance withcha!
Congrats.
M
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Michelle :) I did the happy dance too!
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SuzaMarie Premium
Awesome! Congratulations! This is just the beginning!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Suzanne! Sincerely appreciate the comment :)

Manika
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KatieMac Premium
Wonderful news, congratulations and I wish you many more successes
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ManikaHenn Premium
Hey Catherine thanks for the positive comment! I wish you the best too!!

Manika
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Flash4 Premium
Oh Manika,
How beautiful! I can just imagine how you're feeling. When you get another commission, then you'll know for sure it was not just luck.
Cheers & congratulations,
Jae
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Jae!

I can't sit still waiting for my second! Still have got to keep working at it, though :)

Manika
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DDarragh Premium
That is awesome good work you are on your way
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank you Dennis! Gonna keep up the grind! :)

Manika
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RamenRiches Premium
Congratulations! May it be the first of many!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Tony! Appreciate the sentiments :))

Manika
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TaniaHersel Premium
Congratulations, you are on the right road to success and it is wonderful to share your elation and joy with you.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Tania! Really appreciate the comment and happiness :)

Manika
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apache1 Premium
Way to go Maniki the first of many more to come. Continue believing in what you are going and enjoy all there is.
Well done
Andre
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ManikaHenn Premium
Hey thanks so much, Andre! I most certainly love what I do and I suppose it has indeed translated in this way :)

Manika
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apache1 Premium
Awesome just keep doing what you are doing. For me it is goodnight from Australia it's nearly midnight so enjoy your day.
Andre
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ManikaHenn Premium
Haha Andre thanks for replying :) Have a good nights sleep in that case!
Manika
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shazzaWA Premium
Awesome, your first is always exciting.
Just like Kyle says - if you can get 1 you can get 10....
Well done to you!
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Sharon, really appreciate it! Looking forward to more indeed!!

Manika
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CowboyJames Premium
Congratulations, keep up the good work. Don't think it could be luck.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks James, appreciate the confidence :) I just got to keep working at it!

Manika
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Memorylaneuk Premium
Congratulations and thank you for sharing. Getting commissions always brings a smile to our faces and it is great to hear that it can be done, so early in your site.
With Grace and Gratitude
Karen
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Karen :)

It was certainly a day to remember for me! I was super surprised too when I got the news!

Manika
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kdforsman Premium
congrats, that's a fantastic start! Keep at it, and the results will come! Best wishes, Karen
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks so much, Karen!

All the best to you

Manika
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Robg1 Premium
Great stuff - you know it works!! Now time to get more traffic :-)
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Rob! And yes, I certainly have a ways to go in terms of traffic, huh :)

Manika
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StPaul Premium
Happy for you keep rocking...
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ManikaHenn Premium
Hey thanks Paul :) Hope you have a fantastic day ahead!

Manika
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yclayton Premium
Awesome news! Keep up the great work.
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks so much :) Appreciate the comment!

Manika
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yclayton Premium
You're welcome :)
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buffetearns Premium
Amazing! One minute I read you had flu and next Post, you are practically a millionaire!!

This is really great news and I am very pleased for you!! Congratulations!!

Wayne
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thank you Wayne! I was still recovering when I discovered it! Needless to say, I felt so much better! :)))

Manika
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rileyroman Premium
Great Job, Congratulations on your 1st commission, wish you many, many more! :))
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Riley :)

Appreciate the comment!

Manika
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Shweta10mg Premium
I too think your reverse order content writing is genius . Congratulations
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ManikaHenn Premium
Thanks Shweta!

Glad you think so! Perhaps other ways are better but I find that way working for me thus far :)

Manika
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