2018 - Another Year Of Success Growth At Wealthy Affiliate

Last Update: November 14, 2018

I was a little surprised, but not that surprised at how long my list of success stories from 2017 became (Is Making Money Getting Easier In 2017 And Beyond?). I created that list just for myself to send to people when they ask, "Does WA really work?" Originally, I limited myself to posting "big" success stories of full time income, big paydays, or other impressive things like traffic stats. Eventually I started adding anything that sounded inspirational or interesting.

Before the Black Friday event I sent out an email with a link to that post, and it was one of my most popular emails. People were blown away at how much they had missed!

Those are just the stories I find in my daily WA browsing. I'm sure a lot more stories went unpublished to protect their privacy, or I didn't even see them. This list is exclusively non-MMO relatead. In other words, these are niches not related to "making money online", affiliate bootcamp, or promoting WA.

Looking forward to a great 2018 guys. Keep up the good work!

Big Money Stories

Month 7 - $4550

More Progress: December Revenue Goal Exceeded

$223.50 Made While In ICU

I've Been Quiet. Here's Why.

How Much Can A Single Review Post Can Make? - Five Figures!

Finally I Lost My Virginity!

$3000 Dollar Sale

First $75 Day In Affiliate Marketing

First $1000 Month In Affiliate Marketing

Joined the 10K Per Month Club. January Earnings $13,481.39

It's Been 2 Years & 2 Months In WA. Finally Quit My Job. Yayyy!

I Sold a Very Big Ticket Item With My Website. Hundreds of Thousands of Buckeroonies!

How I Earned $9465.05 Thanks To WA Members

I got a $650 Sale with $50 monthly recurring!

$400 From One Post

$425 worth of web updates yesterday.

ShareASale & January Progress update

Made $489 Yesterday! Great Start to March!

$125 commission immediately on one purchase on new site

Sold My First Blog For $28,000 After 13 Months

Website Sold: $40,000

My Past Caught Up To Me & Paid Me $1828.05!

Amazon: I Am Lovin' It! (My Biggest Sale So Far)

Sales today adding up to $230! Yowza, I'll take it!

5 Years Ago Today I Made My First Income Online

MY WA Success Story

Is It Possible To Make Five Figures A Month?

11 sales on amazon today!

$2503.14 In Commissions So Far & Counting!

My First $ 1,000 From The Site

Newbies Pay Attention! $5,195.20 Affiliate Check for June: Thanks WA!

Broke My First $100 Day!

Just sold two sites for $9,000!

Thanks to WA our companies are taking off!

$3 Short of $8K - My First Progress Report

Happy 4th July - $500 in 7 days!

Finally Earning A Passive Income! WOOT WOOT

The first $ 100 a day!

My best month yet!

$17,000 from one blog post over 2 years.

My First $500 Commission!

$500+ thanks to Wealthy Affiliate Training!

Turning Zeros Into Dollars Takes A While, Even For The Pros

Passed $1000 in commissions

Another Great Month - July Progress Report

July 2018 Results - $500+!

How An Old Disused Website Can Make Three Figures In A Week!

$100+ In One Day! My First Time!

New commission record $2,000+ in 1 day

How to Make Money with Wealthy Affiliate? A $150,000 Way!

$500+ August 2018 Results

My dream has come true, I am finally living my laptop life style.

What Commission Growth Looks Like

A Very Humbling $12,803.26 Month - August Progress Report

3 Years At Wealthy Affiliate

Sold My Movie Blog for $3000 on Flippa!

Email Contact Marketing - $714 for 10 min "work"

Biggest Influencer Job To Date - R12 000: Bring It On!

$2,549 in 1 day from 1 lead from 1 passive income stream

My first $700 commission, first $2000 week

My first $1,000 Month. Cheers to a wonderful October.

4 Figures in 1 Year. Finally! (Quick Update)

First $1,000 Month!

Small Money Stories

I am seeing money come in, and YOU can too, 3 steps

2 Years at Wealthy Affiliate - Love love love it here!

My First Commission!

My First Commission Sale

Got My First Payment From Google Adsense

I made my first $20!

My First Clickbank Sale

Made a sale!

First Bounty!

I made my first 2 sales! $48.99

I Made My First Sale In Amazon!

12 Months + progress - Money Beginning to trickle in

16 days at WA - 401 followers, 3 websites, $23 earned!

First Sale!

Yay! 5 sales and $10 on Amazon yesterday!

A New Milestone for My Amazon Niche Site

A Picture speaks a Hundred Bucks.

My Amazon Sales are Picking Up!

Made My 1st Internet Profit

Less than 10 searches, but it's bringing in money

First $75+ Day In Affiliate Marketing!

Yeeehaaa! My 3rd Sale On My Dive Site

Does WA Work? Here is Proof my Amazon Commission

[WA Works] Surprise, Surprise! A Hidden Success!

One Year At WA Statistics + How Much $ I Made So Far!

No doubts it really works !

12 months at WA. Worth it?

My Annual Wealthy Affiliate Costs Are Covered!

Wealthy Affiliate - Does it Work? A Newbie's Success Story

June 2018 Updates- Sales From Amazon

My first deposit from Amazon!

First sale

Yeeey I made my first sale

13 Sales on Amazon Yesterday!

My first sale!

My first, VERY small profit. But a start!

I actually sold something!

First Adsense Payout ($150) and almost 30% was taken. Yaaay

$0.80 cents

Progress Update. 1 Year!

$39.74 Commission Earned

Hit My First $100 a day

Cha-Ching! 7 New Shopify Sales!

I Did a Thing! First Amazon Sale

Woke up to my first sale - Today is a good day!

First sale

What means this: 16.99 thing?

Huge Rise In Traffic From Google Adsense

5 months later & my first $1

September Commisions are in - Money pouring right in, slowly!

First USD 51.98. Be Like A Proton, Always Positive

I believe I have my first sale!

Wow! I Finally made some Money.

Just Made My First Sale On 6 Months Mark! Happy!Happy!

My First Sale!

Made My First Dollars While on Vacation

First sale from my website! CHA CHINGGGG

First $ I see! This just got REAL!

First Sale From Youtube

Not Money Related, But Worth Reading

Amazing results of Jay's training on Google My Business!

I have WA's training to thank for this: my IG featured in Buzzfeed

Awesome 1 month progress

Target accomplished - 1,000 Unique visitors

I have now been with Wealthy Affiliate for 4 years!

Email Marketing Strategies & Trends for 2018

So, This Just Happened (For The First Time)

Proof You Can Run Your Online Business From Just About Anywhere

I Want To Make Money NOW (or I Quit!)

More than 500 unique visitors for 4 days!

The most AMAZING thing just happened

I’ve Been with Wealthy Affiliate for 11 Years!

my website is on the first page of google now, holy moly, it must be an error

The Power of Wealthy Affiliate Blogs

It's True When You're Passionate About Your Niche You Can't Stop

An increase of 5,000 viewers in one day!

Pinterest Update: From 1,067 Monthly Viewers To 44,666 Within One Month!

6 years Later & Why I Owe Most of My Success to Wealthy Affiliate

How To Create a 6 Figure Website

Sudden Spike On A Forgotten Niche Website

1 On Google - It only took 10 months!

Why i left wa. and why i'm back better than ever!

Over 100 visits before 10am!

The Day has Finally Come. We Hit 1K Monthly Visitors!

Happy 4th anniversary from Wealthy Affiliate

64 Monthly Views on Pinterest to 2,467 in one Month

Wow, Four Year Anniversary at WA Today!

It Works! It Really Works!

78 Visitors on My Site Right Now

I Had Dinner With Google Last Night

I Had Dinner With Google Again - Info on Rankings

Finally - my 50th post on my niche site!

How Much Money Per Hour To Write?!?!

Google page 1, position 1 + a new client for my Virtual Assistant biz!

Thanks to the training at Wealthy Affiliate- My longest post!

3 Years at Wealthy Affiliate (My Online Journey)

A BIG Thanks to WA!

Can YOU Actually Become an Authority Online?

Ranked 2nd on Google!

Wealthy Affiliate Improvements!

Kyle and Carson introduce so many cool tools each year, I want to keep track of everything to look back on how far WA has come. in 2017 alone they introduce SiteContent, SiteSpeed, SiteSSL, Jaaxy integration, and SiteProtect!

This won't be a comprehensive list. They tend to roll out lots of small updates over time. This will just be the big announcements they post on their blogs.

Jaaxy Update: Better Integration & Improved Keyword Management

A Brand New Blog Experience at WA Marks the Beginning.

Introducing The Brand New WA Experience. This is BIG.

How to Automatically Compress Images for Website Speed

Wealthy Affiliate is a Teenager. Much Has Changed.

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DBlanchard Premium
Wow, this is an inspiration to all of us struggling with our websites and trying to squeeze in some time to work at our business while still working a 9-5 job. But it is possible! Thanks for this summary, it's been bookmarked!
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LouisaB Premium
This list is very encouraging to everyone, members and non-members. Well I feel important about being listed for my earnings. But , I must say that you are outstanding. Thank you for sharing this list.
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LouisaB Premium
Awesome! Awesome!
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tpietro91 Premium
Awesome!

That's the goal right there!
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herinnelson Premium
Wow! You are AWESOME, Nathaniell!
Loving all the links! I even saw 4 of mine!
Thanks so much for posting them! :)!

I got a $650 Sale with $50 monthly recurring!
$425 worth of web updates yesterday.
An increase of 5,000 viewers in one day!
Sales today adding up to $230! Yowza, I'll take it!
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hirohurl Premium
Nice idea to collate WA success stories. I've bookmarked it for future reference.
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Seeman Premium
I love it. Thanks to share.
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AffFranE82 Premium
Great, idea thanks for sharing. :)
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RobFore Premium
Love it. Simply love it. I joined about two weeks and started doing the same thing. It's a very inspiration and motivation practice. Thank you so much for putting this together... great work. Good resource.
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FrasierCB Premium
Thanks for writing this up Nathaniell! Always inspiring to see other people's success!
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Swangirl Premium
I love reading all these! Thanks for including me in your line up. Here's the great part for me. That post you linked to was about making $10 in one day on Amazon. That was in March. A month later I got almost $20 in one day on Amazon!

I had forgotten the post from March, so it's neat to see how quickly things are picking up!

Jessica
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LouisaB Premium
Congratulations, Nathaniel! I wish you much more success, as you travel the journey to success! Louisa B
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adreyna Premium
Congratulations, Nathaniel! Your success stories are always encouraging. Wish you continued success. Audrey
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Kerjackie Premium
Amazing story of yours, congratulations to you.
All the best to you.
Jacqueline.
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Roybretton Premium
Congratulations Nathan, it is always good to hear success stories.

Wishing you all the best for 2018.

Roy
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SquidooSlfMstr Premium
These are GREAT ideas Nathaniell!

But, I'm curious to know what is "Internal video navigation?"
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SquidooSlfMstr Premium
Ahhh, I did not hear about that. Thanks for sharing that link. Kyle and Carson sure know how to get AND retain customers, huh? I love how WA always has surprises ;)

Have a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous 2018, Nathaniell!

-Charlie
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StevenEsser Premium
I saw some of the internal video integration within the live video classes in the form of being able to skip ahead to the places you are most interested in. Awesome new stuff.

Great idea to collect all success posts!
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CraigW315 Premium
Awesome. I'm looking forward to this!
I predict a record yer for success stories!
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RobertRivera Premium
Thank you Nathaniell
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Phil-58 Premium
Hi there
well done and congrats...
that's called thinking outside the box, for sure
great ideas.........keep them coming
Cheers PB
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RoopeKiuttu Premium
Thank you Nathaniell! I'll share your post as I did with your last year's post.
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Colorman Premium
Happy new year. Your ite was one that I kept going back to time and again before I finally the decision to join WA. Way to go bro.
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JamieFreedom Premium
Thanks for the update, Nathaniel. Great to see you're sharing about peoples' success on WA. I'll have to read that post.
Happy New Year to you!! And thank you again for introducing me to WA through one of your sites, and for your early encouragement when I signed up for WA. A greatly supportive community it is! :)

Jamie
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buffetearns Premium
Hi Nathaniell

Happy New Year to you!

Your tips, the tools you use, your experience and your positive attitude are going to be the inspiration for me. You have so much to share and you are passing some wonderful stuff on. This leadership quality you share will inspire everyone to make Wealthy Affiliate and even bigger entity to be part of.

Continued success to YOU and to us ALL here! A wonderful shared post again!

Wayne
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TaniaHersel Premium
Have a great 2018. Appreciate the time you take to share, encourage and inspire.
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EdwardLarry Premium
Thank you Nathaniell about your progress with WA I hope to get more referrals and have a nice relationship with them.
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AlexEvans Premium
It will be another brilliant year the innovations keep coming along with the personal stories of success which are so motivating for us all.
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ZFlorez Premium
Awesome Nathaniell! Thank you! I cant wait to hear about your successes :-)
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ContentBySue Premium
Wishing you an exciting and prosperous New Year, Nathaniel.

Sue
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accad Premium
Hope the community members grow financially.
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DW66 Premium
Awesome!
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front9agency Premium
Happy New Year Nathaniell!

I have a similar post saved as a draft for every one I've come across in a little over half a year of being a member. I should go ahead and publish it as a WIP like this. ;)
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MKearns Premium
Looking forward to a longer list of impressive upgrades Nathaniel!
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HowardJaros Premium
Happy New Year Nathaniell!!

Best wishes for 2018's successes!
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CarlJDill Premium
Looking forward to reading more! Thanks Nathaniell
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