Made 525$ Last Month - 10 months progress report

Last Update: September 01, 2015

I joined wealthy affiliate 10 months ago. I had no experience with any of this internet marketing stuff and stumbled here because of pure luck.

At first this site gave me so much hope and something new to strive for and the idea that I could actually make money through my efforts was an intriguing concept I have to admit!

At that point I made a promise myself to write my first blog post when I've made some money through my efforts learned here at WA.

And the day has finally come!


So to give a bit of perspective, I started at November 2014 and I basically had no traffic whatsoever for the first 6-7 months. I mean NOTHING at all.

It was really difficult to stay motivated since I put a decent amount of work to my website and I was not seeing ANYTHING.

But somehow I just convinced myself to continue eventhough I had couple of 2-3 week layoffs between writing content.

The turning point happened in May when my website was aged 6-7 months.

I started actually getting rankings in google, 2nd and 3rd page mostly.

On June my first sale came in and I made 70$ from it.

On July I made my second sale and made the same 70$ from it.

On August I made total of 13 sales and made 525$ from them.

At this point my website is getting around 100 organic visitors per day.


As my website kept aging google started to trust my site more and more and through posting regularly it ranked me better.

And it's worth to mention that all of these sales are coming through PRODUCT REVIEWS so you really should put all your efforts into them instead of just writing informative articles.

Don't get me wrong you can make also sales through informative articles but atleast to my experience product reviews are the place where the money is at.

I'm making this post since I know that many of you who are just starting out need hope because I was exactly in the same position as you are couple of months ago.


I hope this post gave a bit of motivation and information to all you guys and girls that are just starting out.

Like mentioned myriad times here at WA this is not a get rich quick scheme, you have to give it time to grow.

If I can do this, so can you!



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esteadman Premium
Just the motivation I've been looking for. I am at the 6 - 7-month stage and like you at the same stage just starting to see a little traffic. Your experience will keep me going for a few more. Thanks.

Ed
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Oscar19855 Premium
Me too! Totally agreed!
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Igor13 Premium
Great post! Thanks for sharing!
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dlum11 Premium
Thank you for the words of encouragement
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Oscar19855 Premium
Thank you! Definitely something for me at this point. Have been working really hard for 3 months and still no traffic, which I see is normal, but we all need encouraging words in order to not give up. Thanks for your encouragment,
Oscar
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mybiz4u Premium
Thanks for the motivation.
M
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Give It A Go Premium
Well done Jesse
I hope it has all taken off fully by now. Much success to you
Ange
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Olina91 Premium
Very inspirational, thanks for sharing!
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AussieAnita Premium
There is hope, thanks for sharing and well done!
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WTucker1 Premium
thanks for the post and the advice about product reviews. I'm gonna think about that
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Visions Premium
Motivating! Thank you for sharing!
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RHBarlow Premium
That is fantastic!
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FTurner8032 Premium
Thank you for this post Jesse. It is helpful to know that since I am following a similar path as you I should begin to see things happen as long as I keep working. Thanks again.
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DavePage Premium
Is this through your own niche or WA sales?
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Alan-C Premium
Great results and persistence. To more success!
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miike Premium
way to go..I'm in your shoes just getting my blog going at the moment. what type of products do you review, is it amazon or a different affiliate program?
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viyee Premium
Excellent. Congratulations.
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Matstabler Premium
fantastic! thank you for sharing. I am trying to do reviews etc but as I havent touched the product I am not sure how!
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Urlaina Premium
Nice job, Saco! Bet you're making even more now! Thanks for sharing your (motivating:)) experience!
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sr2017 Premium
Hi Saco,
Thanks for sharing your experience.Could you please share which affiliate marketing is good to have like amazon, commision junction, Shareasale like that?
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RWB Premium
Very inspiring Jesse. Thanks for sharing.

All the best to you,

Randy B
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Ryanflint Premium
Very Motivational. Thank you!!
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Bimby Premium
Thanks for sharing Saco.
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JimSullivan1 Premium
Thanks, that is what I needed as I am not getting any traffic after 5 months.

I will keep the faith.
All the best
Jim
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eagleswealth Premium
Good blog saco. Thank you so much for sharing.
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LunaVC Premium
Thank you so much for this post. You really, really encouraged me. I won't be discouraged, I will continue the journey. I believe I will be successful although I am still getting little or no traffic. I just have to do well, I have no alternative.
Wow! congratulation.
Luna
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NathalieJG Premium
Product reviews, this is what I always thought!

Ok, I better start doing it then. No postponing! I am gonna to start today :)
Thank for your inspirational blog.

Nathalie
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sr2017 Premium
I like this post because of your realistic opinion.Thanks for sharing your experience for newbies like me.
Sudheendra.
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LiveAgain Premium
Loved reading this blog post Saco. Really makes me wanna keep in there too! Cheers for sharing your experience and tips as well. You deserve it buddy!
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CoachGom Premium
Hey man, did you know that you've inspired me a lot, and kept me wondering how does your site look like... Can you share it to us to give us an idea how to do it better?
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minitrio Premium
Great, thanks a lot, we need to keep working and the results will come :)
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jofa Premium
I am inspired.
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nwagra15 Premium
Thanks for sharing your success story with us.That's motivating.
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BENJI89 Premium
Did you follow Bootcamp?
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Osteo Premium
Thanks. I did wonder whether the review route was the best.Kyle I know says yes. Glad to hear it's working for you. You don't have your website info to learn from. I understand your caution.
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Juliusrocks Premium
Congrats!
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LunaVC Premium
Thanks a lot. I can use the motivation. I wish you continued success.
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RachelRyan1 Premium
This is just the post I needed to read to keep me going! Thank you!
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kenway Premium
Thanks for the report helps to keep this old slow one on the go
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jokoss Premium
Hey Saco thanks for your motivation and informations
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IsoaN Premium
Hi Saco, thank you for sharing your story. It really motivated me not to give up hope. Looking forward to more of your encouraging articles. Cheers
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chuakh1991 Premium
Thanks saco for motivated.
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Spot on young sir. Keep the momentum going. You are well on your way. This is just the beginning. We all look forward to more of your success here and abroad:)
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saco Premium
thanks a lot!
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starita70 Premium
Thank you so Saco for sharing your success as an affiliate and helping us all here in WA.
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saco Premium
No problem! I just wanted to give my two cents since I know it might be hard to continue powering through when you don't see any results at all!
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SteveWong Premium
Good job bro. Keep it going!!
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saco Premium
Thanks a lot :-)
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JAHBOBCLATO Premium
Yeaaaahhhhhh! Congrats Sir.
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saco Premium
thank you
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KFowler Premium
Awesome, congrats! $525 is pretty good money and it sounds like that's only going to build!

It just goes to show that you have to keep at it no matter what and you will see results. I can't wait to make my first bit of revenue.

Good luck in your future.

Kyle
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saco Premium
Yeah it's definately going to just build up from here! Thanks a lot Kyle and everything good for you :-)
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