What Commission Growth Looks Like

Last Update: September 07, 2018

Hey there!

I've been going back and forth about sharing this but I guess I'm going to share it now but I might get nervous and delete it later so you better read it quick, lol!!

I know there's a lot of new people in this community everyday and some who have been here for a while but aren't getting results...so I thought sharing this might help give you some encouragement.

Please do not steal my results, make your own. I couldn't open the web-photo editor because my connection is that slow right now...Yes...My connection is THAT slow... #countrylivin...


The only thing is, I can't bring up all the 'zero dollar' months that came before this.

The importance of sharing these particular results is for a few reasons. Actually, this account was originally closed beccause I didn't make enough sales.

So there's technically a bunch of zero months before these results. It came active suddenly when one of my posts that didn't rank all of a sudden gained traction.

That's where these results begin, December 2017, $10 and the account reactivateed. I had no idea that it COULD reactivate like that but it did apparently.

So now I have two Amazon Associate accounts and these results are from the one site so I can show you stats and progress for one site.

Of course, results vary so you can probably even do better than these if you work hard. And if you're not don't feel bad and compare. Your time will come too.

There is also another 'zero month' for January when I started working on it more. For 4 months I worked on it with little earnings and I wondered if I was wasting my time.

No, I decided to stick with it. In May, you can see a HUGE jump from $86 to overe $300! Completely flew passed a hundred and two hundred dollars.

So the moral of the story is not to give up just because you're not seeing immediate results. Also, note that the domain's one year bday is April and I still wasn't making over $100.

My very first site I didn't make more than $12 before I quit and I really really really should have stuck with it. I could go back and bite myself for quitting but hopefully you take my advice and just stick to the process.

Don't focus on earnings or traffic. Focus on creating quality content and helping others solve their problems.

Hope this helps :)

Marlinda

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Glen B Premium
Marlinda,

Fantastic Success!!

Everybody who doubts this program take note here!

It works and you quitters could be sitting on 500.00 extra dollars a month.

As Marlinda said, when it gets traction it grows quickly. I wonder how long before she's making $2,000 or even $5,000 a month?

Keep up the great work Marlinda, and I'm with you 100%. Focus on good content and helping others. The money will follow!!

- Glen B
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Calvinator63 Premium
Thank you Marlinda,

It takes real courage to post results that are not those form super affiliates. I appreciate you posting this so that some of us can compare our results, as our websites start to build momentum, to your results in a comparison to benefit us.

Thanks again,

Calvin
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Calvin,
I didn't post for comparison's sake, I just want everyone to see what is possible. I think you can make money a lot faster than I did especially since the site set for months without being worked on.

Individual results will always vary.

Glad to know this info helped,
Marlinda
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Calvinator63 Premium
Hi Marlinda,

Maybe I worded that wrong not so much as a comparison of how you did to how I am doing. But more of a guide on how the site gains momentum over time when worked.

Oh I am fully a where that every site is different, every niche is different, and every website owner has a different degree of commitment to working their site, so competition and other factors play a huge roll on how profitable a website can be.

I think it will become useful as my WA sites develop,
Thanks again,
Calvin
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IrmaP1 Premium
I loved this post! Thank you Marlinda! I started the first time by my own affiliate marketing about 7-8 yrs ago but after a few months and no results, I did quit my account. I thought that I didn't have those skills needed to succeed. Started here in WA last month and this time I decided to study all things needed and be patient with this.
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Irma! Congratulations on giving this another shot. I know you can make it this time :) You are right, get the info, apply and have patience.
Keep up the good work!
Marlinda
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HeidiY Premium
Thank you so much for putting this out for us, it really does make all the difference to see the proof, even though we all obviously feel it works, real figures are somehow reassuring.

Just wondering how many posts you had at the 12 month mark, and now?

Thank you once again
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Heidi,
Thank you for your support and I'm glad you found value in this info.
I have not been working on this site for the entire 12 months. I wrote 1 review when I created the site and then nothing between April (the first post) and December (the post ranked and started making sales)
Between January and now the site has 28 posts. I tend to write 2 posts per week on average.
One promo and one complimentary post to the promo (that directs visitors to the promo post)
Hope this helps :)
Marlinda
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DBlanchard Premium
Hey Marlinda! Congrats on your success!

I have an Amazon account that has been closed too because of not making enough sales (on a website that I put aside for now).

One thing I did realize the other day was that all of the products that were there on my site, even though my account is closed, are still showing, so I learned something new today. :)

I will leave them there, and maybe the account will reactivate by itself one day too!! lol

Thanks for sharing your experience with us! Every little bit counts!

Denis
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks and I'm glad you found value in this info. I hope that yours do better too but you can also just apply for another ID for other sites. Keep up the good work :)
Marlinda
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JKulk1 Premium
Thanks for sharing Marlinda. Jim
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks for reading Jim! :)
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JohnGreg08 Premium
Thanks for sharing your journey.

Is this from Amazon only?
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks for reading :) Yes, this is Amazon only. I've been wanting to get away from amazon but in this particular niche its the best option and I don't have enough traffic for ads to be worth it.
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Cambell1308 Premium
Awesome work Marlinda, I've just started and your results are really motivating, thanks.
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Marlinda1 Premium
Awesome! Welcome and I'm glad this info gave you some motivation :) Keep up the good work,
Marlinda
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TDomena Premium
Hi Marlinda! Thanks for being open and sharing your stats. You mentioned that your 1 year anniversary was in April. Are you referring to the April where you made almost $87?
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Tiffany!
Yes, April I made $87 was the site's 1 year anniversary. I created it April 2017 but it set for a few months with no work done to it and I've been working on it consistently since January 2018.
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TDomena Premium
O. I understand. I was thinking you must have really had discipline to keep going after a whole year of work and $87. It makes more sense that you weren't actively working on it.
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marycmiller Premium
Thanks for sharing, It looks like you have hit the point where you are on you way for more potential growth. Great job.
Mary
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Mary!
Thanks for reading and I appreciate your support :)
Marlinda
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MKearns Premium
Great to see you laying that track Marlinda
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks Mike :)
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RussellO1 Premium
Not sure tjat I understand the figures Marlinda. I see the same figure twice, once in red, the other in black. NOt sure how to interpret it and then it says advertising fees/direct deposit.
Thank you for sharing anyhow. It encourages me who am yet to see any income.
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Zarina Premium
Black it's the fees Marlinda earned with Amazon, red are the fees that were sent from her Amazon account to her bank account (or cheque if outside of US).
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RussellO1 Premium
Thank you for the explaination Zarina.
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Marlinda1 Premium
Yes, Zarina is right. Sorry for the confusion, there's no way to filter the results. Thanks for your question and keep up the good work :)
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks for getting this for me :)
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littlemama Premium
WOO HOO!
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks :)
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Zarina Premium
Congrats Marlinda!! :)

It's amazing to see commissions grow!! I reached my $100+ milestone in July, and since then it's slowly been growing to $150+, $250+, $300+ (August). Can't believe I was putting off Amazon for so long.

... (Here I was typing a question here about Amazon pre-order but then saw your comment on that Amazon question lol.)
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Marlinda1 Premium
Nice! Congratulations and keep up the good work :) You're doing awesome!
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Caf4157 Premium
Thank you for sharing, that helps a lot. When I first started I was so afraid I made the wrong decision and thought it was a scam. No one would actually show their earnings and so many people were having difficulty making it here. Now I decided to come back and make it a go. I now see so many showing that it really is possible to make money and all this training really does help you succeed and not just a run around for the monthly subscription. I was believing in the program but you and one other person made me see that you are able to make money from this training. Thank you again for sharing now I am pumped to get thru these levels of education. Yeah!
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Marlinda1 Premium
Hey Carrie! I'm glad this info has gave you more encouragement. That's a big reason that I shared it to show the real growth in income instead of just giving a number that may or may not be true (from a reader's point of view).
I always felt like people want to see big numbers but I realize that the 'smaller' numbers are good too because it feels more like you can do it and less overwhelmed or discouraged.
I'm glad that you found inspiration in this. I really am so nervous to share but it means a lot that you and otherss are inspired to keep going.
Keep up the good work :)
Marlinda
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