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

Last Update: May 18, 2018

On the last day of March this year, I canceled my WA Premium Membership. I had been a premium member for 3 months and I was really starting to get the hang of things. I had 3 sites running and things were really coming along nicely. I was applauded by community members on the amount of work I had put into Kyle's Super Affiliate Program. Everything was great right?

NOPE! Behind the scenes I was struggling financially to keep my premium membership. Unfortunately we had an influx of bills / household costs and we needed to squeeze every cent. So I made the decision to leave my premium WA membership for a little while.

Fortunately I had a plan already in motion and my sites were working well. All I needed to do as keep writing content to keep them growing. But I still had an issue... I still 't have enough extra money to keep my premium membership going.

Coming back BETTER THAN EVER!

What I did next, and the reason I am back here as a premium WA member today was hard, but it was totally worth it!

What I did made me just under $1,400 in 3 weeks - Which will cover my premium WA membership for the next 3 years, with some leftover to buy a few celebratory beers!

So what did I do?

I went out and decided to try and sell my skills as a freelancer. I asked all of my family and friends if they needed any help or knew anyone who needed any help... After about a week I had 3 different projects on the go. Mind you, I as putting in about 5 hours everyday outside of my 9-5 job, family commitments and my websites that were already running. IT WAS HARD! But it payed off and I am super pumped about it!

Why did I write this post? I wanted to share this story with you all because I can tell you from first hand experience that no matter how difficult things get financially, there is always a way to get back on your feet. A month ago I honestly felt that my WA days were over and that I would have to start searching the internet for information on running an online business... But here I am, back and better than ever.

Where to from here?

I am going to pickup exactly where I left off. I also plan to share some training - mainly in advanced wordpress development which I hope can be useful to the community.

As always please feel free to contact me for any assistance on anything related to Web Development!

Look forward to being back here at WA!

Dan


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amyr2017 Premium
So inspired by your post, Dan...! I can relate to the financial hardship and have thought about letting this go from time to time, but haven't pulled the plug yet. I totally get it, and the feeling that the salary from working full time isn't covering the bills.
However, I love your strategy, and sometimes just word-of-mouth could help get your name out there, and people will respond especially if you are recommended by someone who you can trust, etc.
This is all great news, and I look forward to "seeing" you around here...!
Amy
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platts05 Premium
Thanks Amy! Glad you are still here!- exaclty, it only takes one person to tell someone about you and BOOM! ha ha looking forward to keeping in touch :)
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VeronicasLuv Premium
OUTSTANDING!!!

You truly have the heart of a fighter, Dan!

There are so many resources out there, I commend you for going "old school" just by asking people. we can get so caught up in searching Google, that sometimes, what we need could be right in front of us.

Looking forward to reading your training, Dan.
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spankdee Premium
Welcome back to the WA.
Dan, you have just learned one of the greatest-secrets of life. You where able to workout away back to something you wanted in your life.
You must of impressed your family and friends to believe in you, and what you where doing.
Looking at how many followers you have here at WA,(by the way add one more),we all believe in you.
Dan, you just put yourself into a whole new class of people.
There is about 1% of the worlds population that know this secret of life,you fall in a class of people like,Plato, Devinci, Warren Buffet, and Bill Gates.
Let me explain,
The first factor, the money became the problem, influx of bills, and household costs. These are expenses we all deal with.
The second factor, the lost of your membership. Your back, so you must like it here.
The third factor, you working a full time job and then taking on more work to make ends meet.
The fourth factor, you had a plan in progress, but never put it into action.
You take all four factors,at this moment in your life,they had become one big negative thought. How ever you where able to take a plan in progress,and you turned it into one big positive force, in your life.
There is a lot of positives and negatives working inside you. It appears to me you tapped into your inner energy source.
You want to know a secret, you just discovered the biggest kept secret of life. you believed in yourself,and no matter, how hard it was, you never gave up.
To that I take my hat off to you sir.
Stay the course, we need people like you in our community.
Thanks for your post,
Spankdee.
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MatthewLS Premium
This is good to hear you are back and are able to keep up the work at the same time on your site. It goes to show if you really want something bad enough you can get it.

I hope the best for you your goals and dreams keep the positivity going

Matthew
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midhunvm Premium
Your story is really inspiring Dan.

Thank you for sharing your story.

Happy to see you back again.

We need awesome people like you
in the WA community.

Like you said freelancing is the best
way to make some quick bucks.

But not many can achieve $1400 in
3 weeks like you did.

I really appreciate your hard work, Dan.

I am really excited and waiting for your
advanced wordpress developement
training.
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Borneoman Premium
Congrats! And welcome back to WA. Thanks for sharing your story. There are so many ways to make money online not just from affiliate marketing. Today I read a blog from someone who is making money designing logo, and you are into web development. You're doing great my friend. Keep moving forward :-)
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pjfjoy Premium
I just got here in March Dan must of been about when you were leaving. My Website is doing good I have 1 1/2 websites LOL. I have been working on my second one. I have a store and am an affiliate for Clickfunnels as well as. I’m an Ambassador for Anthony Morrison as well so I have a lot on my plate and am working at things everyday and don’t get as much time in here as I would like. I have to work on my emails amongst of this. I will have to cut loose on some of the work also, But it won’t be WA I can tell you that. So welcome back and I am looking forward to pounding your brain for some development ideas. I know nothing about Websites development or anything until my Shopify store and my Webpage here I did nothing like this before. Anyway, as you can probably tell I am excited to be here.

Joy
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Salim007 Premium
Welcome back Dan hope all is well and as they say shit happens but it's to be expected in this thing called life. If we fall of the horse that doesn't mean don't get back on and keep riding. Glad to know things worded out for the best in your situation.
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phakacha8 Premium
Wola! That's exciting. Each of us has a problem and unique in character.
Yours is a smarter one in that 'you' being the better player.
Congratulations.
Your tough situation has made you the better player than ever!
No more looking back. Keep moving.

Looking forward to your Advanced WordPress blogs
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platts05 Premium
Thanks mate! Glad to be back! let's keep in touch!
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phakacha8 Premium
Awesome
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kehaiz1 Premium
Hi hey, great to read your blog which is indeed a booster shot for a struggling one like me. I wasn't on when you took your 'French' leave. I am here, struggling to get going. Because you have an opened arm of offering help, I intend to private mail you with my websites to critique, and...
Thanks and cheers.
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platts05 Premium
Please do my friend I will be glad to help you!
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Jewelia Premium
Good for you! I paid an annual membership, which is a good saver. Maybe you'd want to do the same now since you earned enough to cover the full amount. When Black Friday deal comes, you'd be able to take advantage of it without losing any money that you have already paid forward.

I love your positive attitude! Good luck!

~ Julia
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