My First $25 As An Affiliate
This post is intended to show that you can earn money as an affiliate. I'll be really quick on this, so I won't make this really long. The story goes...
I tried affiliate marketing in 2015, when I first started blogging. Yet, I haven't heard of Wealthy Affiliate at the time, and I was literally illiterate in these things, I headed over to Clickbank and applied as an affiliate. I solely relied on having a nicheless website at the time.
I had no skills as an affiliate.
I had no marketing background.
I was a fan of low-quality posts just because I wanted to publish more.
Which is why I encourage everyone here to write high-quality posts to attract more networks rather than focusing on the number of posts on your website!
They accepted my application and got into the whole "training" they have. Everything was comprehensive, yet, for a beginner, it was too difficult to start. Minutes after I got in, I decided to learn on my own from the SEO to content writing. ON MY OWN.
Later that year, I quit everything with $0 in my account.
Fast forward to 2019...
Brought by determination and admiration to my boss @RoopeKiuttu, I decided to get this "forgotten dream" seriously. I joined Wealthy Affiliate a month ago and upgraded to Premium 10 days ago.
I followed all the training and went through my content, making sure they're all comprehensive and of high-quality. From there, I joined affiliate networking programs. And *drum rolls*
I got my first $25.
One of the networks paid me because of writing an excellent article for them for promotion. The fact, I've seen it's possible to earn such from becoming an affiliate. The key here is to BELIEVE.
It may not be that much. It's just $25. But the fact, it came from my efforts as an affiliate marketer, it means a lot to me. It shows me IT WORKS.
Yet, the most common issue people face is they quit too early. I started blogging 6 months ago with my new domain, and I have had quite several attempts to stop. It was also difficult to bear.
Instead of stepping back with doubts in my head, I move forward even with fear inside me. Instead of being defeated, I choose to win. I step forward, and here I am, I earned something. After I read this book, I have fulfilled something for myself more than I could have ever imagined.
I hope this post will give you an impression of hope, determination, persistence, tenacity, and constant hard work. There's really something online. All you have to do is to strive to become an authority and own the niche. That's what I'm doing. This is what I got.
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