Patience is a Virtue

Last Update: November 07, 2013

I know we're all familiar with the fact it takes time to establish ourselves as an online presence. But at least to me, it's always frustrating when starting out with a new website. I have done this before, I KNOW it works. But when it takes so long to begin to see results and success, it's hard to keep motivated.

When I started by Bootcamp site, everyone told me my content was good --excellent, even. But I wasn't ranking. Google Webmaster Tools had me ranking for around 10 key terms in positions far in the 100s for a LONG time. I wasn't getting any traffic...at all.

Not after the first month, or second month, or even really the THIRD month. I was frustrated but kept going because I have done this before and know it works, I had to keep telling myself that.

But guess what? I kept writing content anyway, and about four months later I finally started ranking. Not only just ranking, but ranking well and it was taking off like CRAZY!

Okay, so I know it's not THAT much traffic compared to what some people might get, but it's a great start and it only keeps increasing! It's also very targeted traffic, and my conversion rate is around 25% - I think that's pretty good!

So if you're not seeing traffic after a few months, don't let the discourage you. It takes time to gain rankings! Whether you're following along with Bootcamp or the Entrepreneur Certification Training - stick with it! It DOES work!

You know what they say, patience is a virtue!

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JimintheWeb Premium
Congrats with the virtue.
Now it looks like ya is doing that initial climb up the how-ever-tall-u-want-it mountain. This is worthy of framing & hanging on my office wall right in front of my face -A what is my excuse guy-thing.

I am glad you are here to mentor me via example, teach.
Looking forward in my getting out of these Kibbles & Bits and on into the meat up on the slope of that virtuous mountain side you presently stand on.

Thanks for all, Wendy.
B talking with ya come Q2.
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MikeyB Premium
Thanks for this Wendy, and so he plods on
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0110 Premium
Thanks for this additional perspective Wendy - great stuff!
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georama Premium
Congrats, As they say KONTENT is the KING
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ChrisDB Premium
Thanks for sharing your successes, Wendy. You're an inspiration! Congrats on doing a great job! :-)
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Sir William Premium
Very nice, content is still good. Thank you. Take Care and Keep on Keeping on
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wendyjane Premium
Thanks, William! I am trying to keep on, keepin' on! :)
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msdj8163 Premium
Wendy, you are doing great. Keep up the good work. I wish you the best and much success with your online business. Debbie
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wendyjane Premium
Thank you so much!
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lanesamarie Premium
This is great Wendy! Congratulations:)
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wendyjane Premium
Thank you Nenita!
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mikemaxwell Premium
Excellent reminder to everyone and even more proof that "get rich quick" schemes do not work.
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wendyjane Premium
Yep, exactly! Takes time to build up towards success. :)
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TravelHacker Premium
Thanks for the encouragement!!
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Chris Lee Premium
Congratulations! That is awesome! :)))
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kamali Premium
Congrats!
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jeremyngyw Premium
Thanks for this motivation. :)
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wendyjane Premium
You're welcome!
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cvh Premium
Wendy, thank you to sharing,motivate me. that's the problem of the most people, to get traffic and ranking in google!! that can work frustated and peolpe quit . Success!!
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wendyjane Premium
Yeah it's a frustrating process because it is not instant gratification!
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DoubleTap Premium
Wendy, thank you for sharing your facts with us. This is the kind of encouragement and motivation that works for me!
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wendyjane Premium
Awesome, glad to keep you motivated! :)
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bobd53 Premium
That,s my story right no traffic
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Freedomseekr Premium
Thanks for sharing this Wendy! So awesome to hear you're getting traffic, which is quite a lot I think, and conversions! Keep up the good work!
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wendyjane Premium
Thanks, I'm trying!
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jrswab Premium
thank you for this, exactly what I needed to hear. I have been putting a lot of work in and am looking forward to getting traffic that the work deserves.
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wendyjane Premium
you're welcome! if you're putting in the effort now it will pay off in the long run :)
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Rick Jantz Premium
Great job, Wendy. You are an inspiration to everyone.
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wendyjane Premium
Thanks Rick!
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jacob4987 Premium
Thanks Wendy looks like your off and running !!!
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Ms Favor Premium
Thanks Wendy for the reassurance
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wendyjane Premium
you're welcome! :)
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Karina B Premium
Thanks for sharing Wendy :)
I cannot WAIT to get the traffic you are currently getting...:)
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wendyjane Premium
You're welcome, Karina. If you are following along with the training and keep producing content, you will eventually get the traffic!
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