One Month Update

Last Update: May 22, 2015

Hello WAers (is that a word?):

It has been one month since I joined. So much has happened since I first began a premium member. I honestly did not know what to expect when I first signed up but I had a good feeling and I am glad I stuck with my gut. Due to so many scams out there, I was skeptical, but yet hopeful I was not getting suckered it yet another one.

Online Entrepreneurship Training

I am up to Course 5, Lesson 6 in the certification course. I typically average about two lessons a day. Some days I will take a break and focus on the other training available from veteran WA members.

I came in to WA already having some experience with web design and was amazed even with my background of how much I learned. So much has changed and advanced since I got my certification in web design. I learned about Jaaxy, Google Alerts, some of the finer details of Google Analytics, Alphabet Soup, etc.

I am ranked in the first or second page of Google depending on the keyword phrase entered. I have received remarkable and super supportive comments on my niche website. I have had over one thousand unique visitors to my site according to Google Analytics.

I have two other niche websites started in addition to the one mentioned above.

WA Bootcamp Training

I just began Course 2 of the Bootcamp training. I began my WA promotion website and have my main pages written out. I only have one post so far and that is my Wealthy Affiliate Review. I have learned the importance of creating daily content to post to the websites, something I struggle with being able to keep up on. I have a number of drafts started but need to finish them and get them posted.

Affiliate Sales

After one month, I have received 10 affiliate sales through Amazon on my niche site. I did not expect to get so many so early on, but pleased at the progress. I am sure it will only grow. I attached an image of my expense summary from Amazon. I promote civil war books and war games, especially ones my father wrote/designed. This goes to show all of you who are just starting out and wondering if your hard work will pay off and how soon will it start to do so. This hopefully gives you some insight into that.

My Rank in the Community

After one month, I am ranked in the top 100. I am number 83 at the writing of this blog. I am very active in the WA community. I am a believer in the philosophy shared here and that is to always pay it forward. I enjoy seeing my rank climb higher and higher – it makes me feel good that I am doing good within our community. I get great delight from magnifying my existence by helping others. Albert Einstein said it best when he said, “A life lived for others is the only life worth living”.

Some of you may think, “I don't have time to be an active participant in the community....I have websites to design!” If that is you, let me give you these words to chew on: The more you give, the more you will receive.

Thank you for taking the time to read this blog. I welcome all comments!

Steph

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despatis Premium
Great achievement articulated in an inspiring blog, well done Steph, keep up the good work!

Enjoy your day,
Desmond
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chakanyuka2 Premium
great blog, can i have a link to your website?
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ChrisGooden Premium
Any time you come across something like this, click on the person's profile (top right), scroll down and see their websites listed.
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stephhill Premium
As Chris said, you can see my two websites listed under my profile description. But, nonetheless here are my two links to my websites.

My Niche Site: www.acrossadeadlyfield.com - that is the site for which I received the affiliate sales on it. It is a small niche - civil war miniature wargaming. It is a tribute site to my deceased father.

My WA Bootcamp site: www.legitimateonlineopportunity.com - I completed Phase two this past weekend, so this is still a working progress.
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Chrlisangl Premium
wow..you are certainly inspirational!
I could only hope to achieve the same in just a month. well done!.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Lisa. I appreciate you taking the time to read my blog. I just responded to your earlier comment on your profile page. :)
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evaz Premium
Hi Stephanie, just finished reading you blog and well, should I be a little bit jealous? You certainly did a great job in your first month. You inspire me to be like you, Stephanie. Looking forward to reading from you again soon. Have a great day. Eva
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stephhill Premium
Hi Eva!

Thank you so much for reading my blog on my one month update. Much appreciated. Please, don't be jealous. That was not the intent of my blog. It was to give inspiration not make anyone jealous.

Steph
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geo2112 Premium
Hi Steph many thanks for your follow message to me it is inspiring and just read your wonderful blog of your first month at WA which has inspired me further still. Again many thanks and all the very best for the future :-)
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Newguru Premium
Wow congrats on your success. You obviously are a quick learner and you are doing things right.

I've been at WA for about 8 weeks and I'm having success with rankings and traffic but no sales yet.

I guess I need to make some adjustments so that I can see some sales like you. You are an inspiration and you give me hope. Thanks for sharing.

Robert
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Robert for taking the time to read my blog and leave a comment. I appreciate it.
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SStarrs Premium
Love your One Month Update .
Nice to see you are getting sales .
Thanks for sharing .
Good luck.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you so much. I appreciate it.
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kmm1 Premium
Thank you for sharing your progress with everyone! It is an inspiring post! :-)
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stephhill Premium
Thank you. I hope it is inspiring.
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Dbol07 Premium
Yes, very inspirational, thanks so much!
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Nicole.
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wow so insparational. thank you.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Linda for the kind words.
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PapaDave Premium
I though I was doing well until I read your blog, you have accomplished so much in such a short time...good for you!
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stephhill Premium
Thank you David. You should still be proud of your progress. I did not mean to make you feel bad. I am sorry if I did. It was meant to be inspirational.
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PapaDave Premium
No, no, no...I was impressed, not feeling bad. I have a somewhat strange sense of humor, so says my lovely spouse...no need for apologies. You have inspired me to greater heights...onward and upward!!!
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stephhill Premium
Thank you David for leaving the comment. I appreciate it. I am glad to know I did not make you feel bad. Your sense of humor is fine. :)
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LChavarria Premium
wow that is amazing, I have 2 months an earned 1 $, You inspired me I have to keep pushing
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stephhill Premium
Glad to be an inspiration Patricia. Thank you for leaving a comment.
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dunbar Premium
great blog thanks for sharing cheers Helen
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Helen. How are you going?
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dunbar Premium
slow but I think I will get there, thanks cheers
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dillbizz Premium
Wow, this is inspiring to read. Thank you for this post and the proof that it works!
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stephhill Premium
You are welcome Dillon. I am glad I could show some inspiration.
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DianneF Premium
Terrific! I'm just a few weeks in but making strides daily in my member rank. Hope to be in the top 100 in the next week or two. The more you give, the more you receive is bang on! Thanks for sharing!
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stephhill Premium
Hi Dianne! That is so awesome. I like seeing rank rise too. I am sure you will be in the top 100 real soon. I know how surprised I was when I reached the top 100 recently. I have complete confidence you will succeed in top ranking too. Thank for sharing. Keep me posted. :)
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msujana Premium
Well done Steph. Would like to follow your success with WA community as well as online business.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Made. I appreciate the kind remarks. I would to like to follow your success as well.
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Stephenkfow Premium
It is happy to see you paying forward attracting good energy and very encouraging results. Always feeling awesome reading your posts. Keep it up!!!
Stephenkfow
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Stephen. That is a super kind thing to say. Best wishes to you...keep in touch.
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mjdimarco Premium
Very inspirational. I'm following you to keep up with your continued success.
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stephhill Premium
Hi Michael.

Thank you. It is great to be in your network. Best wishes to you. Let me know if I can help in any way.

Steph
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jaks19 Premium
It is really great to hear about your progress and the comments from other members. It really epitomises what a great community WA has going. Congratulations and good luck in month two. I look forward to hearing about your progress next month.
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stephhill Premium
Hi Jaks!

You are correct about what a great community we have here. Thank you for the Congrats. I am sure you already have or soon will have great success. Keep me posted on everything Jaks.

Stephanie
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JewelCarol Premium
Very good progress, well-done, I am happy for you. :)
Congrats, Steph. :)
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Jewel.
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anderscj Premium
Good work Steph. You are doing well to have received affiliate sales so soon.
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stephhill Premium
Hi Anders!

I hope to see it continue and increase. IT may have just been a fluke. Time will tell. :)

Stephanie
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anderscj Premium
So long as you keep doing what you are doing I'm sure it will increase:) Cheers. Christine.
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lewhat7 Premium
Very encouraging, inspirational, and to the point. Great comments!
Thanks a bunch.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you so very much too! Wishing you all the best.
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CindyFS1971 Premium
Thank you so much for sharing, what an inspiration you are. It shows me the way and that I can succeed too, do the training and keep posting. Also, you have given me ideas for books on my website. Thanks again.
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stephhill Premium
Hi Cindy:

Oh Good! I am glad to have been able to give you ideas on your books. Do you care to share? Or perhaps not yet? Keep me posted! I am looking forward to hearing more about it.

Steph
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CindyFS1971 Premium
Hi Steph, I am keen to write about blended family stuff, since I am in it up to my eyeballs!!!! After reading your post, I realised that I could use Amazon to advertise books along these lines. Once again, thanks for being so amazing, you are very inspiring. I love your drive and passion, it really shines through in what you have achieved in a month (so awesome) and I aspire to achieve as you have. Thanks again.
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PamBrown Premium
You are doing great, Steph! Reading your blog and seeing what you have accomplished in such a short while is very encouraging. I am hoping to get back to the training and write some more content now. I have been avoiding my computer for the last few weeks and haven't done anything with my websites. But I believe it's time to get back at it. So thanks for your encouraging words!
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stephhill Premium
Hi Pam:

Thank you for the comment. Glad to hear you will be getting back to your computer after being a way for awhile. Although taking a break every now and then is a good idea so we don't burn ourselves out. But glad to hear we will see your beautiful smile as seen on your lovely photo some more.....

Keep me posted okay?

Steph
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PamBrown Premium
Thank you for your kind reply. It brought tears to my eyes and makes me want to get back here even more. Tired of feeling down!
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LisB247 Premium
Hi Steph, Well done on all your achievements so far and congratulations on your sales.

It is a fantastic feeling to know that all your hard work is worth it and the training in WA does work.

Keep up the great work that you are doing both in the community and on your sites.

Best wishes.
Lis.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Lis for the encouragement. I appreciate it. Keep me posted everything new with you okay!
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pinkabella Premium
Well done keep up the good work
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Jo. How are you doing? Would love to hear about it.
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pinkabella Premium
Hi steph doing fine. The website is going slowly have been busy renovating my home not had much spare time to work on it. Hopefully the work will be finished within the next month god willing.
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speakwealth Premium
Amazing! Congratulations! And a very interesting niche.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Jim. I appreciate the compliment on my niche. My website is www.acrossadeadlyfield.com if you want to check it out and please leave a comment if you wish
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cschlup54 Premium
Wow..Wow...Wow...you have done so wonderful in the short time you have been here. You are a great role model for the rest of us and makes me a shame that I have not pushed myself harder but I know this is no race and I am going to get out what I put in...Wow again and congratulations on your one month progress!
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stephhill Premium
Hi Caroline. I had hoped it would inspire and not make anyone feel ashamed. Yes, your are right -- it is not a race. You will get there. After all, you are a Texan now and Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America. Hang in there!
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danbarth87 Premium
Well done, Steph!
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Dan!
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MaggieJoy Premium
Congratulations on your progress. You're a source of inspiration!
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Maggie.
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solidbase Premium
Hey Steph,
I'm glad for your great progress. You get out what you put into it.
Keep rockin.
-Theuns
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Theuns.
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Kathy331 Premium
Great progress Stephanie. :)
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Kathy
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cppeace Premium
You are doing fantastically, Hope I am as far along as you when I hit 1 month on June 9th
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Kim. I am sure you will soar.....no doubt about it.
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FatkulM Premium
Just want to say awesome,..
Great progress Steph, and it's just the beginning I guess. Wish you could optimize this potential on your business venture.
Good Luck and all the best
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Fatkul. I appreciate the kind remarks.
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Christabelle Premium
What wonderful progress you have made Stephanie! :)
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Christa!
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Christabelle Premium
You're welcome! :)
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ChrisGooden Premium
An excellent example for those in doubt.
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Chris. I am hoping it was an inspiration to those who are thinking of throwing the towel in...to keep at it, because persistence pays off.
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Jozeph Premium
That's great news Steph, it really shows the potential that exists here @ WA ,if you're willing to put in the work.
Kudos,
To our success
Joseph
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Joseph. I appreciate the kind words. I could not have done it if it was not for you and everyone else in my networks.
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Jozeph Premium
Dido Steph..;))
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adroco3 Premium
Awesome!!! Absolutely amazing progress Steph!! And wow! Over a thousand unique visitors!!!

I'm so impressed with your progress in just one month!!

Keep it up and I look forward to your future success!

Adrian
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stephhill Premium
Thank you Adrian. I appreciate the kind words. You are almost always the first to comment on my stuff. Thank you for the continued encouragement and help along the way. I would not have done it without folks like you.
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