Is It Possible To Make Five Figures A Month?

Last Update: May 15, 2018

I have been working online since 2007 and I've also owned several off-line businesses over the past 30 years, I still have an off-line business now.

First of all, please don't think that I'm trying to boast, I'm just trying to encourage you in what is possible to do with the power of the Internet!


First of all, I'm not making five figures online a month at the moment, but I know that it is possible with hard work and consistency, I have had those days when I have made over $1000 a day but unfortunately this doesn't happen enough at the moment! I know quite a few people that are genuinely making well over five figures a month online regularly and legitimately, which is highly important for me.

I have been self-employed since 1983 and the way we do business has changed dramatically over the last few years for me, the power of the Internet has changed everything! Recently I set up a new off-line business, I had to invest quite a bit of money and I had no work, but by leveraging the power of the Internet within a few months my income had skyrocketed considerably, this is mainly due to the power of the Internet and using the principles taught here at Wealthy Affiliate.

My off-line business is taking quite a bit of my time at the moment and I would love to have more time to promote my Internet business, I am determined that my Internet business will grow just as my off-line business has grown and is still growing. I will keep pursuing my online dreams until I am successful and it will happen!

My question to you is: are you leveraging the power of the Internet and using the principles taught here at Wealthy Affiliate?

A few pointers here to help you:

Most people don't understand the power of the Internet, don't let them steal your dream.

The majority of people think that the Internet is a scam, don't listen to them, but please be wise. You don't need bright shiny new objects, just follow the training at Wealthy Affiliate, that is all you need! (When I first started learning about Internet marketing in 2004, I purchased far too many scam products, I didn't know that Wealthy Affiliate existed, it would have literally saved me thousands of pounds!

Surround yourself with the right people, the type of people that care about you and want to see move forward.

Run like never before, (I have) from negative people.

Pursue your dream.

Be consistent.

Be passionate about what you are doing.

Help others.

Be kind to people.

Share in other people's joy when they are successful.

Thank you for reading.

Roy

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davehayes Premium
Without question you can earn 4, 5 or unlimited figures a month, no two ways about it.

That is done, by building your OWN list, either seperately, or as is better and smarter, through your WA blog

When you build your list and focus on doing THAT you build your freedom.

The training here ar WA wil lhelp you focus for sure and as Roy says, don't fall for the shiny object opportunity that comes into your inbox, its not worth it

Building your list, will gain you financial freedom within 12 months, when FOCUS is applied to it

Thanks for sharing important and crucial info Roy
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Roybretton Premium
My apologies for the late reply Dave, I do try and reply to every comment, but sometimes some comments seem to slip through the net!

Very wise words Dave, I hear you 100%, I also think just being consistent helps by trying to do something every day or at least every working day if we can.

Have a great day Dave and thank you for commenting.

Roy
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tpchan Premium
Always gotta surround ourselves with the right people who actually wants us to succeed, not ones who will end up being jealous of our outcome and try to bring us down. Unfortunately, I know many people who are like that and find it difficult to even share things with friends.

Best thing about WA is, we're all striving to succeed and actually help each other out so I love sharing my successes and failures here.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Teresa, thanks for taking the time to comment on my blog post, I do appreciate it. I hear you 100%, it is so important to surround herself with the right people, we need to run from those who don't believe in us! And yes, Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to learn and it is fantastic that we can help each other.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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newmarketpro Premium
That's really inspiring Roy. Thank you for taking time to share your businesses. You are so right to say that leveraging the internet for offline and online businesses is crucial to be successful in any business. I believe online should be great tool to boost any off-line business through wider scope promotion even locally.

Awesome piece!.

Joe
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enstinemuki Premium
Roy thanks for the words of wisdom and those pieces of advice is what most of us need. We hang out with the wrong people that drive us away from our dreams.

The Internet has massively opened up new opportunities. But unfortunately, some of us as still in areas where things are evidently difficult. When you spend over $50/m and you still don't have good bandwidth, then there is a serious problem.

Let's hope for the best
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Enstine,

Thanks for taking the time to comment Enstine, I do appreciate it.

The Internet has opened up huge opportunities Enstine, unfortunately, even in the United Kingdom I believe there are places where the Internet is pretty poor, although I'm sure some of the African nations and the rural parts, it is far worse! I do hope that you can receive a decent Internet connection very soon Enstine.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Marcus2020 Premium
Roy go to the top 15 producers see which one can help you. Ask clearly if he or she can help you to scale your business and here you have to be clear that you expect to double /triple /whatever you want your business ( get two names, two audits, and a program of each, checking why they are recommending their program). They will have to audit or review your business and probably to do some changes as well, to create space for growth (don't take anything personally- be open as you will be reviewed by somebody coming with a different perspective about handling business than yours- my recommendation is that you listen).
Ask for a written outlined training defining time for each section and the way that it will happen. Confirm that you can stop it at any time given he/she a week notice. Ask price and how they are expecting to get paid ( daily / weekly, advanced( don't take this as you may not be willing to continue or feel that you need something else ).

*****Make sure you know the length of e-commerce and Affiliate marketing experience, know if they sell service or product, see if they write blogs, check if they had provided any consulting or advisory services before and check if during your questioning his/her working style is compatible to a person that will be providing you advise.
I hope it will help you.
Cheers,
Marcus
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Tandalion Premium
Hi Roy! I also share your online income goals. You're right..negative people are dream-killers (stems from their fear).
Thanks for the advice!
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Karen, thanks for taking the time to comment, I do appreciate it. I run as fast as I can from negative people!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Tandalion Premium
You're welcome Roy! I really like your post! Thank you for the insight.
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Kerjackie Premium
Thank you, Roy, for sharing your great post, by reading your experience with your online business, give me the hope to believe, by working hard toward my goals is possible.
Jacqueline
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Roybretton Premium
That's good Jacqueline, it's always good to encourage each other, it helps us reach our goals far quicker! You can do it.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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RowanAsh Premium
It is nice to see someone with experience sharing honestly. Wonderful words of encouragement that we can trust!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply Rowan, I'm glad you found my words encouraging.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Crazyhaggis Premium
I enjoyed your post, it’s great now and again to read encouraging words to never give up.
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Roybretton Premium
I'm glad you enjoyed my blog post Ann, it's always good to encourage each other.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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ECharles1 Premium
Thanks for sharing Roy, great post.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to read and to comment Emerson, I do appreciate.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Genelda Premium
Awesome post. Thanks, Roy. It gives me encouragement reading that to keep at it. I want to hit that ultimate goal.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply Genelda, I am glad that you felt encouraged, I believe that you can do it big time!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Genelda Premium
:D

You too.
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HennieSteyl Premium
Hi, Roy. Thanks for a great post and the encouragement. Our situations are so the same. The readers of this posts should really grasp what you are saying and recommending. All can make it online if they are prepared to work hard.
Thanks again.
Hennie
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Hennie,

Thank you for taking the time to reply Hennie, I really do appreciate it. I'm glad that you can relate to my post and yes, I believe everyone can make it online if they work hard and take action.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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AlanJE Premium
Hi Roy, That is a very inspirational post for me, thank you for sharing, Best Alan
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Alan, I appreciate you taking the time to comment. I'm glad you enjoyed the post too.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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edensbox Premium
Thank you Roy for the encouragement. I am sitting at that tipping point right now and waiting to see what happens.
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Roybretton Premium
Go for it Eden, never give up!

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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billh777 Premium
You nailed it Roy!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Wilbur, I appreciate you taking the time to comment.

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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nicoleb10 Premium
Thanks for the words of wisdom...
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Roybretton Premium
It's a pleasure Nicole, thank you for taking the time to read my blog post.

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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Kcoger Premium
Great advice...
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Kenneth603 Premium
For a person just getting started those are the words I needed to hear form an honest person, thanks.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply Kenneth, I am glad that it encouraged you.

Roy
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NWTDennis Premium
You have a tremendously positive attitude Roy which sure came across in the piece above. I'm surprised I haven't run in to you before this, but I forget that our community has grown to well over a million folks.

Thank you for sharing
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to comment Dennis, I appreciate it. I always think it's good to be positive and try and keep away from negative people Dennis! It is indeed a very large community, I am now following you, Dennis.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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WhitneyEl Premium
Just the words I needed to read today.
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Roybretton Premium
I am pleased to hear that Whitney, enjoy your day.

Roy
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good advice - I share your thoughts
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Roybretton Premium
That's good Richard, thank you.

Roy
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NatNiches Premium
Thanks for the inspiration Roy :)
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Roybretton Premium
A pleasure Natalie.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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tommmm111 Premium
Thanks for this piece Roy and we all want to earn good. Glad you are doing well and I hope you find your 5 figures just like I hope so many do too. Good advice yes,

tom
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your kind words Tom and I agree with you 100 percent, its good and encouraging to see others doing well too!

I have a lot of replies to reply too!

Enjoy your day Tom.

Roy
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Very encouraging. Your final thoughts were very thought provoking and although very simple, we tend to forget the little things. Thank you for your time and kindness in sharing.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to reply Michelle, I sometimes think little things are more important than the big things or the little things add up to big things!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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hitutu2018 Premium
thank you very much for this..I really needed to hear this right about now..
aloha, Mae
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Roybretton Premium
That's good!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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DAllensworth Premium
Thank you. Very encouraging. Diving in...
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Roybretton Premium
I'm glad you feel encouraged David, that is good news.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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christinebso Premium
Great inspiring post! Thanks for your advice, Roy!

Christine
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Roybretton Premium
I'm glad you enjoyed the post Christine.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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newmarketpro Premium
Thanks for sharing your experience Rob. I had been in similar position, looking for quick fixes which quickly get into your card limit. :) WA is definitely the path to go when looking for more sustainable online business.
Much appreciated.

:)
Joe
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply Joe, I believe that there are quite a few of us here at Wealthy Affiliate who have purchased scam products in the past! It's good to be in a safe and trusted place now!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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wendyk Premium
I've also been online for many years. And your advice is 100% on target. I work a fulltime job that I love and have no intention of leaving but I also love my home business.

Although I am limited with time, I have been able to generate a nice income that will be supporting me when I am retired from my fulltime job.

We all are different and have different dreams and reasons we are online. But when it comes to working online we, here at Wealthy Affiliate, feel really connected because people who don't work online don't really get it. And that's okay.

Thanks for the motivational post, Roy.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to comment Wendy. It's great that you're working online and that it is all coming together, it's also good to plan for the future which you are doing.

It's also very good to be connected with people who do understand Internet marketing.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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herinnelson Premium
Such beautiful and wise sentiments, Roy! Your post puts it all into perspective! Thanks for being that positive light that we all need! Continued success to you, my friend!

Erin :)!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Erin for your very kind and positive words, I appreciate it. I always think it's good to be positive, things will come against us, but we have to be overcomers!

Enjoy your day and make your business grow big time!

Roy
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herinnelson Premium
My pleasure, Roy! You are so right! Overcoming adversity at this end! --and growing my business BIG time!
Erin :)!
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Lez01 Premium
G'day Roy
Thank you for a positive and inspirational post.
Les
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Roybretton Premium
It's a pleasure Les! Incidentally, I am now following you and I look forward to connecting with you.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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mechidor Premium
Hi Roy, great post! Thank you for sharing!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for commenting Daniela, I appreciate it.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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AffFranE82 Premium
Hi!

Thanks for sharing Roy, I have been leveraging the power of the internet I just need to work harder. Thanks for the tips!

Francesca
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Roybretton Premium
That's great news Francisca, I think many of us need to work harder and to focus more, especially me!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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YumaBloggers Premium
Passion really is a deal maker/breaker isn't it? I mean if you have it you will find a way to make it in your business. If you think you have it you may go a ways and decide to quit because you are unsure of your true passion. If you don't have it you fail. I can see your passion for entrepreneurship in your post and your determination speaks volumes and empowers others. Thanks for an amazing post.

Andy Zeus Anderson
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Andy, I appreciate you taking the time to reply. I hear what you're saying and having a passion for your business makes a huge difference.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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great post. Thank you for the encouragement
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to read.

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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tst1933 Premium
Very good advise
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Summer42 Premium
Thanks for the positive post, great job!!
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amyr2017 Premium
Just what I needed! Thanks for the inspiration!
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Roybretton Premium
That's good Amy, inspiration is always good.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Genesis7117 Premium
Oh man, great post... thank you for inspiring us, as SachiKashi have said.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to reply Genesis, it's good to encourage each other!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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SachiKashi Premium
Thanks for inspiring us newbies to keep going! Appreciate it!
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Roybretton Premium
That's good Pamela, I definitely want to encourage everyone, there's so much potential with the Internet!

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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TaniaHersel Premium
Thank you for the positive inspiring post. It is great reading this to get spurred on.
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Roybretton Premium
I am glad you felt encouraged Tania and spurred on, keep moving forward. I am now following you.

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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Hollshope Premium
Yes, I hope I am leveraging the power of the internet!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to comment Holly, I am now following you and I look forward to connecting with you! I'm very pleased to hear that you are leveraging the power of the Internet, it's an amazing place!

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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MarkBa Premium
A wonderfully inspiring and honest post, Roy. Thank you.


~Mark :)
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Mark, I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment!

I hope all is well with you.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Bibian2 Premium
Thanks Roy for your encouragement
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Roybretton Premium
A pleasure!

Enjoy your day!

Roy
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Shipwright Premium
Great post Roy, you have hit the nail right on the head !
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mbouteiller Premium
Great points Roy, very helpful. Thank you for writing this.
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Jives Premium
Thanks Roy for the encouragement and the notion to keep in the internet in perspective with all endeavors.
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dunnit Premium
Roy is correct people...
Just keep a POSITIVE ATTITUDE!!
WHAT THE MIND can conceive, the body so achieve!!!
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VeronicasLuv Premium
I appreciate that you just didn't share the hype, but the challenges as well, Roy.

Wealthy Affiliate really does have so many treasures, it truly is an honor to be here.
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Effiepullin1 Premium
Thank you for your message. I am new at this and most of this is scary to me , just don't want to mess up.
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JillAlexaVA Premium
Hi Roy, It was great to read such a positive and helpful post.
Thank you.
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JackieSmith Premium
Thanks for the motivational post Roy.

Wishing you continued success.
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HTolliver1 Premium
That's encouraging; thank you for sharing.
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KatieMac Premium
Inspiring post with good advice ,, keep going and build that business
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JerryMcCoy Premium
You must also be on guard against yourself and what you want to achieve.
Jerry
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tinaandjohn5 Premium
Great Post Roy. This is a good reminder to Never Give Up Your Dreams!

Tina-
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Ronky25 Premium
Thanks for sharing your experience with us.
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Lev Premium
Awesome motivational words Roy. Wishing you more continued success online & off.
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RAFStuart Premium
An excellent article Roy, can agree with the pending of thousands over the years.
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Marlasmith Premium
Thank you. I am new at this and it helps motivate me that if I keep working, I to can gain success.
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N33 Premium
Thank you for writing, Roy.
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SydneyMac Premium
Super advice, thank you!
Sydney
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Marcus2020 Premium
Hello Roy,
I appreciate your sharing and I knew a few guys doing affiliate market that are on a seven figure a year income, as you said. Look you already touch the thirty thousand mth , so now find how to reach the same number or scale it even further I would contact one of the top guys inside WA already making great numbers and pay for their outside the box advice -not a generic one but show you where you have to change or adjust to starting scaling your business. If the advice is from a knowledgeable marketer it will worthwhile your investment as you will recover everything paid fast.
Success,
Marcus
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Who might they be
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Roybretton Premium
If you carry out a search for Internet marketers in Google you will see many successful people.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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jlclayton1 Premium
Great post, especially the part about running away from negative people. Surround yourself with people who encourage and believe in you, and the sky's the limit!
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CKone Premium
You are so right, thanks for the reminder.
Claire
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TedP Premium
Great blog Roy....thank you for the encouragement and the thoughts toward what it takes to be successful. Just the fact that you have had $1000 days is beyond just simple encouragement, it serves as a reminder of what is possible. The people you know that do make 5 figures in a month, are reminders as well. Thank you for sharing. From what you wrote in your blog, the only thing keeping you from having that 5 figure monthly income is simple...it is you. Once you have set that as your focus, you will reach that mark quickly. Thank You Again, Ted
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bbyard Premium
Thank you. I needed that. Too many doubters sometimes:-)
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SL77 Premium
This is the first thing I read this morning and it was EXACTLY what I needed to start my day off running and in the right positive frame of mind! Thank you and good luck with your endeavors :)
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MiaL Premium
Thanks for the inspiration Roy
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Yes, a 5 figure monthly income is certainly possible. Thanks for the inspirational post Roy.
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Dunvant Premium
Thank you, Roy, a real encouragement to all wish you all the best in all of your businesses
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Priya15 Premium
Thank you Roy. Your post has given me even more encouragement. I like your tips very much and agree with them .
Priya
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KimberlyD2 Premium
Congratulations Roy, on your offline business. Wishing you much success with your online business. Thank you for your positive words and tips.
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tomanec Premium
A blog full of advices.I have copied it to have it at hand to reread it whenever in need of encouregament.
Thankyou Roy
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Happy2Learn Premium
Thanks Roy. Well said.
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Ludomi Premium
hello Roy, very encouraging. Focus and working hard

Thank you

Best,
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Pernilla Premium
Thank you Roy for this very encouraging post!

I love what you say - surround yourself with likeminded people, with people who care about me, be kind, help wherever you can and be happy about other peoples success.

I believe in the power of people, in the power of internet. I want to pursue my dream, consistently and passionately!

Once again, thank you for sharing and caring Roy.
Wish you a continued success with your online ventures!!
:-)
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davehayes Premium
Very interesting post-Roy, I enjoyed reading it. I have been earning online professionally since 2009, five figures a month?... well not from WA, no, but that will change over the course of the next 12 months

Five figures a month from combined ventures, well no, not quite, but 4 figures certainly. How that has been done is documented on my WA blog

The internet is one of the most powerful marketing tools we can have. It all starts with a blog, your blog, and learning to use that correctly

In thinking further about your question, one of my hurdles, if you like, was trying to find a good WordPress host, thankfully I have got that now, but not after trying 3 different ones, all of who claimed to be the bee's knees and ultimately fell way short, here at WA

To confirm what you say, earning 5 figures a month is very achievable, as long as you choose the right model, earning 4, 5 and 6 figures per sale is just as achievable when using the right business model. Now I am lucky in that I have just a model, which is not to brag or boast about anything, but it compliments WA perfectly

One of the best benefits of having our own WA blog is not only is it our OWN business but you can also turn it into a membership site, simply by attaching an autoresponder to it

Membership sites are without question, the SMART way to earn money online, because there is no training, recruitment, referring or sponsoring involved, just literally a case of building a relationship with your list, in the most exciting industry of all, well for my money, which is affiliate direct response marketing.
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TeamIceCream Premium
Hi Roy
So many excellent points in here that resonated...
• Never give up
• Run from negative people
• Most don't understand the internet - don't let them steal your dream
• Be consistent
• Surround yourself with the right people
Awesome points - loved it - thank you very much!
Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)
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KislaGlista Premium
Yes, it is important to focus on what you DO want instead of what you don"t. good luck.
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Barbara11 Premium
Hi, Roy! Thanks for sharing, it`s very motivational and inspiring post.
Wish you all the best!

Barbara
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GailLowe Premium
Thanks Roy. Some great advice here. I particularly like the part about not letting negative people and other people steal your dream. Have a great day. Gail
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HeidiY Premium
Great post Roy, thank for sharing.
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AJunTan Premium
Thanks for sharing your experience! Definitely we have to run away from negative people, totally well-said! I hope you achieve success sooner in your journey! :)

@AJun
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TurboEric Premium
Thanks for the encouragement! Success is definitely in your mentality and attitude toward your online business.
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Foxhenley Premium
You are so right!
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Michf1 Premium
Thanks for the motivational and positive post Roy. We need 48 hours in the day :D

It’s great to see that you’ve used the techniques at WA to promote your offline business. That’s something a lot of us may have not thought about.

All the best to you,

Michelle
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PetraT Premium
Thanks for the encouragement; wishing you every success with your on- and offline businesses!
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