Amazon: I Am Lovin' It! (My Biggest Sale So Far)

Last Update: October 19, 2018

You see that image above? Yep, that's my reaction today LOL.

As some of you know, recently I created a niche-specific Amazon website.

It's been about 6 months and since then I reached a few milestones, such as:

After I saw traffic increase, I figured that I need improve my CTR to Amazon (getting more clicks to Amazon) and optimized my most popular 2-3 posts.

Optimizing my pages did help, and I started seeing from 15-20 clicks to Amazon per day (considering I have from 50 to 70 visitors per day).

Today, a new milestone:

My biggest Amazon sale so far!




13 clicks and 1 order for May 2, 2018.

And that 1 order came through my most popular post and the product purchased was some expensive tent (or is it an average price for a tent??).

Completely unrelated to my niche.

My niche products' commission fee is at 4%. For outdoors category it's 5.5%.

So, according to my math, this tent purchase should bring me around $30 and a bit.

Such sweet sweet news :)


Update May 4, 2018 - My math was right :)



I have no idea why I never started with Amazon website back in 2015 (!!???!!!).

Actually, no, I do have an idea. I wasn't following the training, was inconsistent and had some life stuff going on.

Anyway, a piece of advice to newbies:

If you don't have any serious reasons setting you back, DO THAT DAMN TRAINING! Lol.

Hmm.... I should probably add this to my old tutorial with tips for beginners.

And do consider building an Amazon niche site. When done properly, it seems that after 6 months, your business can really skyrocket.

I mean check out Dylan's page - he's my freakin' role model and I am forever thankful to him for sharing his strategy and inspiring me to create a new website.

Unlike him, I wasn't able to publish on a regular basis and behind on SWAG too but once I am back in Toronto, I am hoping to catch up on everything.


May 5, 2018 UPDATE:

Amazon Keeps Making Me Happy (Keep 'Em Pounds Coming!)

October 14, 2018 UPDATE:

It's Getting Better: $500 in 2 Days (Amazon Niche Site Progress)


Dig your way to success!


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cookins25 Premium
Congratulations! This is very exciting news. Imagine where you’ll be at the end of the year if you keep at it :) ;)

Lol now the question is, what are you going to spend that money on lol.
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Zarina Premium
Yeah, can't wait! Just gotta find the energy to work more, I get tired very quickly ever since I had that surgery.

And one of the first things I will do besides reinvesting/outsourcing is have a vacation! Ocean, sun and beach sure will speed up my recovery ;)
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cookins25 Premium
sounds like a perfect way to reward yourself! I love the beach a whole lot as well. :)
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Zarina Premium
Exactly :D Thanks, Michael!
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LeithSteel Premium
LOL! I think this is brilliant advice! Well done on your sale.
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Zarina Premium
;)
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TivinaNam Premium
Thanks for sharing, Zarina
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WaynePro Premium
Congratulations, Zarina. That is really great news. I need to re-look at Amazon again. Thanks for the inspiration.

Wayne
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Zarina Premium
Definitely consider it :)
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LouisaB Premium
Awesome stuff! I must check out Dylan right now!

Keep going Girl!

Louisa B
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Genelda Premium
Very encouraging! I've made sales too and so happy you are too!

Keep it up. :)
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Ricargon Premium
It's amazing how just one member in WA can bring so much excitement to many.

You'll be writing that big breakthrough blog post soon Zarina.

Thank you so much for keeping us posted on your success. Truly amazing to see this does actually work.

Best to you and keep em coming Zarina!

Rick
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Rick! :)
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newmarketpro Premium
I have seen the picture again and again and every time I saw it, it keeps motivating me. Thanks for sharing it Zarina. You nailed it pretty solid with Amazon - it's time to rinse and repeat. It awesomely working!

:)
Joe
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linda956 Premium
Love the picture!
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CJardin Premium
Thank you for sharing your Amazon updates, what a wonderful surprise!
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DebbieRose Premium
Encouraging news for all. Congratulations!
Debbie
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sns1977 Premium
Congratulations
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Zarina Premium
Ty
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sns1977 Premium
Yw
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Flash4 Premium
That's awesome news Zarina. How funny is that, the tent was not even part of your niche.
Good work.
Cheers Jae ☼
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louisaparson Premium
Anything can fall under a niche when shopping. I never thought those OREOs would go with that new shade of blush but Wal-Mart gets me every time.
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LouisaB Premium
I'm inspired! You rock Zarina!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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JulietAA Premium
Congratulations Zarina!
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Zarina Premium
Ty very much!
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GoranBockman Premium
Great progress Zarin à! Congrats from the heart!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you Goran! :)
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Timotheus Premium
Congratulations! :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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MJL71 Premium
Well, because of your blog here I decided to take the plunge and apply to Amazon Associates. It's a big thing, never done anything like this before, it seems daunting because Amazon is such a huge entity, so it's just a wee bit intimidating, but I'll see how it goes.
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Zarina Premium
Good stuff Mike! Keeping fingers crossed for ya and good luck with your website!
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Jbredfeld Premium
Congrats! I am new here. Your post is definitely inspiring.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you Jody :) and welcome to WA!
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Well done, Zarina!

That really is a powerful image...we really never know where those diamonds are hidden.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Veronica! :)
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nudge1969 Premium
Well done Zarina. I'm also doing Dylans training and I'm about 3 months into a new website. Hoping it takes off in another 3 months.
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Zarina Premium
Good luck (and patience) to you, Nigel! It's frustrating to wait and see results happen, but when they do, it's the best feeling!
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work4nobody Premium
That is great. Congrats to you.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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mmadden99 Premium
Congrats! It's posts like yours that help us newbies keep the faith. I am one month in and I am really excited for my future.
Thanks for sharing!
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Zarina Premium
Hey Mike, I am happy I can provide that boost in inspiration! Even today I need to hear success stories from those who are doing better than me - to get inspired and to learn more tips.

Welcome to WA! :)
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louisaparson Premium
Kudos for you. I just went Premium today. Very excited.
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Zarina Premium
Amazing :) Good luck to you both! (And persistence to stick with the training)
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viyee Premium
Thanks for sharing, Zarina. Awesome news and congratulations.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Peony!
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RobFore Premium
Fantastic share. Lots of tips, tricks and hard-won secrets. Congrats on setting your own bar just that much higher!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Rob!
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MJL71 Premium
Wow, that's great news. It's encouraging to there rest of us to see a member succeed. Stats look amazing. Great work!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Mike!
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JeannineC Premium
What is your average conversion rate on Amazon? I'm glad to hear about this sale, but it's long-term that counts.
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Zarina Premium
Haven't been watching it closely b/c sales are unstable yet but in the last 7 days conversion shows 8.70% and in the last 30 days it shows 6.33%.

What's a good conversion rate for Amazon?
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Cynthiah1 Premium
Congratulations! That's awesome!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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louisaparson Premium
Great story of inspiration. I am eager to check out some of these ideas you mentioned after I progress through my lessons on WA.

I just became a Premium member today and completed my three tasks in Lesson 1. You are way ahead of me, but I have the motivation to catch up. LOL
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Zarina Premium
Just follow the training !! My best advice :)
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louisaparson Premium
Zarina,

Well do.

Thanks for the suggestion.

Louisa
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Zarina Premium
Np!
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Ludomi Premium
thank you, Zarina,... and Dylan. Congratulations

Best,
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Zarina Premium
You're very welcome!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is definitely a good size order and I know personally I have had much larger orders on Amazon.

As people continue to feel more confident buying more expensive (and larger) items online, gross sales like this are going to continue to happen with much more consistency.

Nice work Zarina!
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Zarina Premium
I am totally loving this! If I get sales like this every day, I will already have around $1000/month lol.

Thank you, Kyle! (By the way, I am really digging the new WA interface).
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Noteboom Premium
Well done, congratulation!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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QYTan Premium
Good accomplishment, Zarina. Keep up the good work!

Gunawan
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Zarina Premium
Thank you Gunawan :)
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Symanica Premium
Congratulations on your sale Zarina! That's Awesome!
~Shell
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Shell!
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Robg1 Premium
Great stuff Zarina!! A lot of people are put off Amazon because of it's low commission rates. However, it's a great converter. Even if people don't buy the product you've reviewed, often they buy something else. It's also a very trusted brand. Many people already have an account with them so it's easy for them to buy. Well done!!
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Zarina Premium
Exactly, Rob!! I am a little mad at myself for not getting into it earlier lol (though I must be honest I had little experience back then).
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DW66 Premium
Shining Star! Well done! Congrats!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Dorothy!
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PatsyC Premium
Congratulations Zarina, such great news!

Thanks for sharing your links I'll check them out.

Wishing you many, many more similar sales and...better :D
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Zarina Premium
Thank youuu!! :) I appreciate it, Patsy!
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PatsyC Premium
You are welcome :D
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ToLiNoLi Premium
You shining Star! Well done. Congratulations! :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! Just made my day :)
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Kandi7088 Premium
So so sooo glad to hear it! What an inspiration you are to some of us that are just getting to the last lesson of the first section of training. I am so glad I decided to read sone of the posts this evening. Congrats! and I hope the checks continue to roll in for ya!!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much, Candace! :)
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Kandi7088 Premium
I'm am truly very happy to see that if you put the work in it will pay off. I have certainly started following you now.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :) And I just added a new screenshot showing how much I've made in commissions
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Elyta Premium
Fantastic!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks!
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Congratulations Zarina! :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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CMitchell5 Premium
Way to go!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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JsSaka2018 Premium
I am new here. What is the difference between an amazon page and building your own wealthy affiliate website page?
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TommyPotter Premium
I'm not sure what you mean with "amazon page". Regarding Wealthy Affiliate website it can be of two kinds: one what you will build following the five levels of Online Entrepreneur Certification (green "Training button" on your left) on any niche you are interested on.
The other one is a website devoted to promote WA (if you don't have a preferred niche or just want to do so) and you can build it by following also the green button but going into "Affiliate Bootcamp" training.
Both of them will be at the end of your training complete sites with pages and posts of content, images, links, etc
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JsSaka2018 Premium
The author of this post states she created a "niche-specific Amazon website". I am wondering what she means by "amazon website".
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Zarina Premium
Hi Jarah, welcome to WA!

You're right, by Amazon niche website, I meant a website that promotes products linked to Amazon. I don't use other affiliate programs.

WA promotional website, is more of an online business/blogging website, where you promote mainly WA.

Does that answer your question? :)
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JsSaka2018 Premium
Yes thank you very much!
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Zarina Premium
Np at all!
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Cazza12 Premium
Brilliant Zarina, here's to all your future sales. congrats.

~ Caz :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Caz!
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Larmu189 Premium
That is awesome. Congrats
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Zarina Premium
Thanks!
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neilc Premium
Excellent job, Zarina!

And I bet that one big sale has made you a nice commission too. ;)

Here's to many more!
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Zarina Premium
Oh hello my friend :) Can't wait to see many more sales like that and bigger! ;) Thank you!
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neilc Premium
Get out there and crush it! No problemo! :)
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Zarina Premium
(*Saluting*): "Yes, my general!" Lol
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neilc Premium
At ease! lol
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TTedesco1 Premium
Very exciting. congratulations.....Keep on keeping on....
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Zarina Premium
Will do!
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NWTDennis Premium
Sounds like you are close to the momentum stage ... way to go. Yea, Dylan is pretty incredible. Love your never give up image.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Dennis!
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Fitlife7483 Premium
That's some good news. Keep doing what you're doing and the $ will continue to go up
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Zarina Premium
Will do.
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MikeC69 Premium
That's an awesome start ! Hopefully the Dan will break and they start flooding in !
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Zarina Premium
Hopefully! :)
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mbouteiller Premium
Congratulations Zarina. There will be much more to come.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Monica!
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ElaineSmith1 Premium
Awesome Zarina!!

Tried and True

Elaine
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Elaine!
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ElianeLima Premium
Awesome! Congrats, Zarina.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Eliane :)
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Chizz Premium
Congratulations! That's wonderful.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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alexander11 Premium
That is absolutely fantastic Zarina! Congratulations! Plenty more like this will come.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Alexander :)
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Memorylaneuk Premium
Totally awesome. I really need to start an Amazon niche site. I do promote amazon products but not exclusively. Currently wanting to get my MMO niche up and running first.
With Grace and Gratitude
Karen
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Zarina Premium
See, I started Amazon before I knew about Kyle's project idea. But still wanted to get into SWAG. Will catch up on articles too but really wanted to make Amazon start making $ faster because MMO niche from ground up will take some time to take off.
Thank you, Grace
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VitaliyG Premium
Dayyyyym. Let's go champ!
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Zarina Premium
Thank youuuuu! :)
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mustanglette Premium
I need this in my life!
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Zarina Premium
Haha go through the training and work on your website and you'll eventually get there
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kisumu Premium
Congratulations! Amazing news!! :)
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Zarina Premium
Definitely Reka, thank you! :)
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LynnB1 Premium
So true keep going and don't stop.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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RuthlynB Premium
Congratulations hope for continued success.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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JackieSmith Premium
Congratulations Zarina!

Wishing you continued success!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much, Jackie :)
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slm75006 Premium
Congrats!!! Wow! This is SO awesome! I'm going to follow your lead on this one! :)
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Zarina Premium
Good luck! :)
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Simoncephas Premium
congrats!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you
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VicLees Premium
Congrats! That is really great-keep it up!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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JoshEllery Premium
Congratulations and I'm looking forward to see your continued success. Just wondering one question, when you mentioned optimizing your pages, what do you mean exactly?

For example, what are some of the things that you did to improve CTR?

Thanks
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Zarina Premium
Basically, I added an Amazon link closer to the beginning because my links were way below the fold.

I added tables, More like a summary table thing, with pros and cons or just a few points about a product.

I attached a screenshot. In that table only the CTA button links to Amazon the other links go to the section in the article itself about that particular product.
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LJackson1 Premium
Your article inspired me Zarina! Thank you and keep up the great posts!
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Zarina Premium
Its my pleasure, Lori :)
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3dandelions Premium
Congratulations!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks!
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CaleySmith Premium
Thank you I needed to read this!
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Zarina Premium
Pleasure!
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PattyK1 Premium
Congratulations! I needed that positive boost today!
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Zarina Premium
Happy to provide that boost here :) I know I often times need it myself !
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JeffL61 Premium
Congrats to your success, Zarina! I hope that this only the start of even bigger things happening for you in the future regarding your online business!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! I am sure the website will skyrocket :)
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ReinaFerrer Premium
Congratulations
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Zarina Premium
Thank you
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LynneHuy Premium
Brilliant! Congrats, that is amazing. I wish you many more :)
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Zarina Premium
Oh wow, Lynne!! Good to see you on my page :)
Thank you very much!! I am so excited, can't believe I haven't started with Amazon earlier lol
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MBjorn Premium
That's awesome!

Congratulations :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Michael! :)
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BrandonW44 Premium
That's pretty f**king awesome!!

Congrats.

Thanks for the motivation.
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Zarina Premium
Haha thank you Brandon! :)
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Traveller75 Premium
Way to go, more on the way good luck.

Wayne
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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ownonlboss Premium
Congratulations with your sale!
I am having similar traffic after a year and have no sales, but I do start seeing clicks on Amazon. That is also progress. Just have to write a bit more reviews and I am sure that things will go better for me too.

So you are also behind on SWAG? Same here. Everything takes time, doesn't it.
At least we got all the teaching material from Kyle to get us further in the future.

Steven
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Steven! :)

Try optimizing by adding CTA to Amazon closer to the beginning because not everyone will read the entire post especially if it's lengthy.

Sometimes people just need a quick reassurance and click to Amazon in the beginning :)

Yeah, definitely behind with SWAG. And Amazon website too by the way, that's why I hired more guys to outsource the how-to posts.

I don't know I feel lots of my energy is going towards post-surgery recovery because I feel so tired, so quickly :( It's crazy.

But I believe I will regain it soon enough and catch up with Swag!
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DawnC2 Premium
Wow and this is just the beginning
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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SCash Premium
That's great
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Zarina Premium
Thanks
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MSnargrass Premium
That’s awesome! Great job! Way to go!
All the best,
Marcus
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Marcus :)
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RCollis Premium
Excellent comments Zarina and thanks for the kick in pants to get us ‘motivated’.

Nice sale and great proof that tenacity and the training DO produce results.

Keep on keeping on.

Rick
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Zarina Premium
That's right, Rick and thank you!
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HannaC Premium
That`s amazing!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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julesnp Premium
Congratulations Zarine.
Very powerful and inspiring stuff.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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YourWPCoach Premium
Fantastic news! Way to stick with it by continuing to be in action. Truly inspiring!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! :)
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Wow !! Big Congrats to You Z!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much, Kaju!! :)
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AlejandraB Premium
Congratulations Zarina!!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Alejandra!
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Pinch Premium
Great job and thank you for the inspiration and sharing your story.
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Zarina Premium
Pleasure!
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janbey Premium
Massive congratulation Zarina, great news, thanks for sharing. I really love the 'Dig your way to Success' graphic. -Age-
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Adrian! I suddenly thought about it AFTER I published the post and thought it was very relevant to add it. :)
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dylanrieger Premium
Congrats Zarina!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks man!! Can't wait to hit 3 or 4-digit commissions lol
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dylanrieger Premium
You'll get there!
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BillReynolds Premium
Fantastic! That gives me encouragement! Keep it up!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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PdRogers Premium
Great! Good luck moving forward.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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WandavdH Premium
Thanks for sharing and a big congratulations!
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Zarina Premium
Ty!
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Priya10 Premium
Congrats Zarina!! This is very motivating..
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :) And yeah, I am thankful to Dylan for the knowledge he shared. Highly recommend checking his tutorial out.
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Apoorva7 Premium
Very inspiring!!! Thanks for sharing and wish you good luck.
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Zarina Premium
Pleasure!
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HeatherMilo1 Premium
That is wonderful! I is very inspiring to us all to read about others success. Thanks for sharing, Heather
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Zarina Premium
Welcome!
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GiOli Premium
That's fantastic! Congratulations!
I'm a big Amazon fan and I plan to one day start an Amazon business as well. Your post is so inspiring! I can wait to read more about your journey!
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Zarina Premium
If you're you should definitely read Dylan's posts!!! He totally changed my view on affiliate marketing and pretty much changed my life. Can't wait to hit big #'s like him!
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Dragi Premium
Great news from you Zarina, that keeps us on the way of success!
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Zarina Premium
I am glad to keep WA members motivated!
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Taresa Premium
This is so exciting! I am looking forward to learning from you. Thank you so much for sharing this!
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Zarina Premium
Happy to, Taresa! Also, do check out Dylan's page, he's the one who inspired me :)
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Brooklyn2008 Premium
Love this and congrats!! I had three websites that weren't very niched down, so i created a new site that was 100% selling from amazon. Wish I had followed the recommendations and done that from the beginning. I would be a lot further than I am now!!
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Zarina Premium
I know, I wish I started that too! But didn't know Dylan back then or were ever consistent with the training lol.

Good luck to you!
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Brooklyn2008 Premium
haha same here. Now I want to catch up on 2 years worth of work this weekend lol I'll check out Dylan's page as well. There's never a shortage of inspiration to get your ass into gear :)
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Zarina Premium
Hahah, good luck Nicki!
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derekmarshal Premium
Well done Zarina! More you work, the more regular those commissions will roll in.

@Brooklyn2008

Hey Brooky babes! You get back to work and get in there, it really does snowball, like a freaking avalanche I'll give ya some real numbers..

Year 1 $1800
Year 2 $5600 (triple previous year!) (Traffic about 100k session total

Year 3: Expecting $13k/$14k Traffic Projected 1/4 million sessions.

(for a single site)

I have done nothing more than "push a hole in the internet" and just create a bucket load of content. Nothing more than what is taught in the training.

I hope this motivates you, huni!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you for sharing your experience, Derek! I know you use site comments a lot - do they help with your websites? I use them but not TOO crazy. I started having organic comments too, so that's nice.
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mchellewilli Premium
congratulation
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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JSharif Premium
Congrats, Zarina.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much.
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pdealmedia Premium
Congrats on your success!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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RodneyJr Premium
Hey Zarina, congrats. One question, how do I increase my CTR, getting more clicks to Amazon via my video game niche?
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Zarina Premium
Well, my issue was that the CTA was way below the fold but it's advisable to have first CTA somewhere in the beginning. Some guides recommend using tables, so thats what I did. Like a summary table thing, that's what I meant.

I attached a screenshot. In that table only the CTA button links to Amazon the other links go to the section in the article itself about that particular product.

This way even if people don't read the whole article (and mine are LENGTHY), then I will still have that click.
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RodneyJr Premium
How do I get CTA button clicks so they link to amazon? Mainly because the links go straight to the product that I'm promoting.
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Zarina Premium
There are lots of button building websites online. Try button factory website. Also makes sure they stand out from your websites overall theme, for example if your website is red-ish, then use green button or something, if white/gray then red button. You get the point.

P.S. I think I just understood what you're saying ... You mean you don't know how to use affiliate links within buttons? When you add image, there's "link to:" and choose "custom url" and you add your Amazon link.
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RodneyJr Premium
Where would I place said button if I was promoting something off amazon? Or where on my site would I put it so people would click on the amazon product or so I can get that click as you put it.
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Zarina Premium
Honestly, I am not the best person to ask all those questions in detail because I am not super experienced with how to convert visitors into buyers. I am still learning and testing different buttons, places etc.
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SeasideFunk Premium
That is pretty cool stuff!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks!
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Donna0328 Premium
i like the graphics...lol!

anyways.. congrats!!!

do you mind if i ask the name of your site???

thanks!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! Don't share the website name but it's similar to switchbacktravel.com though their website is more established and definitely has better conversions lol
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Maverick Premium
That's amazing! Great to hear. I hope you keep going up from here!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Al! :)
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littlemama Premium
Congratulations Zarina!! That’s great news! Keep it up and many more sales will come. :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Grace!! It really is inspiring, once I recover and have my energy back will work full-force! Gotta catch up on SWAG training *monkey-hiding-eyes-emoji* lol
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littlemama Premium
That's great to hear and I wish you a very bright future!! I'm glad you're back in the saddle. These milestones always pushed me harder, so keep it going! :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you for your wishes, appreciate it !!! Really hope to meet you at the Super WA conference :)
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littlemama Premium
You're very welcome! Yes VEGAS bound we go! :)
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ADwalkerhelp Premium
Congrats I sure am doing the D#@$ training. Thanks for the inspiration!!
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Zarina Premium
Haha, ye man, do it! And glad to be that "boost" in inspiration to WA members lol
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MMayorga5301 Premium
Congratulations Zarina! This is very encouraging! Much success!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! :)
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Congratulations, Zarina! I'm very happy for you. :)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much Nick :):)

By the way, I don't think I ever told you this, but every time I see your profile pic, some Russian actor pops up (don't remember his name but it feels very familiar).

I don't my first second reaction/thought is that you're Russian, until I see your nickname and realize who you are lol
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Peppino Premium
Well done Zarina! That is great news! Imagine if you put yourself into it, how much you could earn! Keep going and all the best!
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Zarina Premium
I know right! Can't wait to recover (had surgery) and work on it (and WA website) full force! Ty, Peppino :)
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Peppino Premium
Hope you recover soon Zarina! Wish you all the best!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Peppino, appreciate it!
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ShanMak Premium
That's awesome news! Thanks for the motivation, I really needed that today. What do u mean by amazon niche site? Like all your products are only from amazon?
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Zarina Premium
You're welcome! Glad to be of help :)

And yes, that's what I mean. Basically I choose 1 particular niche, use Amazon as my affiliate program and making $ with Amazon.
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AlejandraB Premium
Hey, congratulations, that is a good sale on amazon!!! keep at it and thanks for your advice to keep on the training!!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Alejandra! :)
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JohnWT Premium
YaaaaaaaaaaaaaY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, thank you, John! :):):)
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ns894213 Premium
Keep up the good work!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks Nick :) Welcome to WA, by the way!
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gaxiolapaul Premium
Congrats Zarina! that's excellent!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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WorthMillion Premium
Congratulations! Extremely happy for you!!! Much continued success Sarina!

Suzanne
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Zarina Premium
Thank you Suzanne!
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nabil621 Premium
congratulations, keep going!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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ZEGU Premium
True, you never know how close how one can be. So, encouraging read!
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Zarina Premium
Pleasure :)
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jvranjes Premium
Curious to hear about the optimized CTR which you mentioned, did you do split testing which I mentioned earlier? I myself have never done it.
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Zarina Premium
Nope, didn't do split testing but did notice that after adding tables from 5-10 clicks on Amazon it's not 15-20 clicks on average. Read a few guides saying that it's best to have people click on any link in the beginning of the post. (I usually had way below).
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jvranjes Premium
Not sure what you mean by tables. Is this call to actions or summary of features perhaps? I always have one call to action close to the beginning.

By the way, have seen somebody telling you to find a pro theme, better not wasting money, your theme looks excellent. A pro theme is no guarantee for better sales or ranking. I have both types, there is no difference as far as I can see.
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Zarina Premium
More like a summary table thing, that's what I meant. Didn't mean to confuse you.

I attached a screenshot. In that table only the CTA button links to Amazon the other links go to the section in the article itself about that particular product.

And thank you for confirming about my theme! I actually like it and it suits well with my branded featured images (similar colours). Dylan said he's been using a free theme too (and didn't even use Site comments or anything else besides quality content), and had huge success with it.

Until I feel comfortable buying paid versions, I will just stick with mine. Once again, thank you Jovo.
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jvranjes Premium
Thank you, now I see what you mean. Such tables add a lot visually, all my posts have tables. But note that this table is not responsive, perhaps not a big deal because the most important thing is in the first column. I use some responsive tables, free of course. Can send you more info in pm.
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Zarina Premium
Yeah I didn't know how to use proper table thing (and I think you're right it's not reponsive, though wasn't sure). Could you send info via PM? I'd appreciate it!
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CherylK Premium
Good for you...you've worked hard and deserve this success. Thanks so much for sharing!

Dylan is an inspiration, for sure. I'm trying to figure out how i can apply his techniques to two blogs I already have but I may just have to go back to the drawing board and figure out a new niche.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Cheryl!

Having multiple websites can be a challenge, unless you will outsource content (hire people to write posts for you). I usually have a hard time keeping up with more than 1 website. But of course, it's up to you to decide!
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Sammy-B Premium
I love reading success stories like yours, Zarina. It's so inspiring and motivating to see that what you learn here actually works.
Congratulations!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you Sammy! And I like sharing my milestones here as I know how inspiring certain posts can be! (Sometimes I even re-read certain posts if I feel I need a boost).
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JIllW Premium
Congratulations and I like the picture above the comments where did you locate this?
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Zarina Premium
Thank you. I used WA's image platform, just searched "success" and it was somewhere there in the list.
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Melissa901 Premium
I am glad to hear your great news. I really think I need to learn a little more about amazon.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, and it's definitely worth considering!
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Melissa901 Premium
I have it I just don't think I have it set up very well to reach other countries. Didn't really realize there was a difference till yesterday.
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Zarina Premium
Ah, you mean the geo-location One Link thing. Yeah definitely use it, though I keep regular commission from the US stores. Either I don't reach very well UK and Canada or visitors from these countries don't like shopping online as much. lol
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Melissa901 Premium
Yea I guess that is what I am talking about I think. I just know I was checking out something yesterday and ran across options to have other countries. I thought it was an automatic. Well here I go on a new leaning thing lol
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dchapman3 Premium
Great news and gives the rest of us hope. thanks
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Zarina Premium
Happy to share!
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DustinG Premium
I just had my biggest Amazon sale ever yesterday too. Somone bought an item for $390! For the last year there have been sales of $50-100 a few times a month...so I was excited to see such a big sale finally!
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Zarina Premium
Join this awesome club! Lol. Feels good, eh?
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DustinG Premium
Sure does!
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Internetgranny Premium
That is so exciting, Zarina!

I was wondering why you weren't home in Toronto and just read your post about your surgery. I am really glad you have something to take your mind off it... I can totally relate - have had orthopaedic surgery ever since I was a child - my latest one a year ago. Getting older doesn't help mobility, and I can so relate to the terrible feeling of having to rely on other people when you cannot move yourself.

Anyway, thank you for the great encouraging tips on building an Amazon website.

Sending you lots of good wishes,

~ Isabella
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Zarina Premium
Yeah, those few months were truly terrible, never felt this depressed (even though I tried to stay positive as much as I could. don't like dwelling on things or making myself feel worse).

I am on crutches for now but still feeling better both physically and emotionally and I am sure soon I will have a lot more energy to proceed with full force.

Definitely check out Dylan's page! He's my top inspiration for sure.

Thank you for the well wishes, Isabella!!! Really appreciate it.

P.S. I hope you're feeling better yourself too!
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Internetgranny Premium
Thank you, Zarina. I am not in any pain unless I walk too long or stay on my feet for too long. I can walk around the house without any aids but when I go out I use crutches.

I've just been looking at Dylan's training... will work on it. Thanks again for your post.
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Zarina Premium
Good to hear!

And happy to help :)
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bpais1 Premium
That is absolutely tremendous, Zarina!

There may be a lot of "not so good" things about Amazon - but, it is still a great moneymaker for their affiliate marketing associates!

Jim
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Zarina Premium
Yeah, Amazon can be a real pain when it comes to rules etc. Gotta be careful about so many things! But it's the best converting e-commerce website, so it's not wise to not try making money with it.

Thanks for stopping by, Jim!
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SylviaMG Premium
Congrats!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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AllenWill Premium
Outstanding!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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sdawson Premium
Wow, congratulations! - Shirley
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Shirley :)
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Josh From Oz Premium
A sale like this a day is about $1000 a month and some people say amazon affiliate program is not worth it!. You proved them wrong :). Congrats and wish you many more to come. Wait for your first 4 digit item :)
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Zarina Premium
Oh wow, you're right! Haha. Thank you very much for the tips on that website :)

And can't wait for my 4-digit item (actually, 4-digit commissions sounds better! Lol).

Thank you, Josh!!!
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Josh From Oz Premium
Absolutely, why settle for a 4 digit product when you can make $1000 in a day by selling 30ish $500 tents in one day. Or 15 $1k items in a day:). Anything is possible.
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Zarina Premium
OK, you're getting me too excited hahaha.

Looking forward to those days! I feel it coming! (Remembered this image attached lol)
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TaniaHersel Premium
Well done, thank you for sharing your success.
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Zarina Premium
Happy to give back to WA community
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emerald860 Premium
Wow! Fantastic news! Congratulations! Alanna
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Zarina Premium
Thank you! :)
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skihawk1 Premium
Way to go that is awesome.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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ArjunUllaz Premium
Thanks for reminding me those golden unforgettable moments. This was the same gesture I had when my first sale showed on my affiliate dashboard. It was around 21$ if am CORRECT.
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Zarina Premium
Definitely awesome moments! I take it you have a lot of experience with Amazon niche websites already, right? Do you have any tips on optimizing pages the best way?

I added a small table after a short intro with quick overviews/pros+cons and it seems like increasing my Amazon CTR.

Thanks for stopping by, Arjun, I remember you well after that post when I got the 0th position and you explained it in the comments :)
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ArjunUllaz Premium
Which theme are you using by the way ? Go for genesis themes. Best for Amazon affiliate sites. You can customize however you need as well. Theme is pretty lite weight and site loading time is simply superb.
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ArjunUllaz Premium
And I HOPE you know how to select products right ? Honestly speaking selecting products is one of the crucial role. Next comes how content page should be framed. Plz follow this link. This is the best site you can re engineer - http://10beasts .com
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Zarina Premium
I am using Ribbon Lite. Isn't Genesis the paid one? Haven't ever used premium themes, but I like this one. It's clean, it's light and seems to be bringing my blog posts to the top pages.

(You said something about "schema markup" thing a while ago - I am using the same theme).

I am also afraid to change it up - as far as I know you could lose your positions?
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Zarina Premium
Love 10 beasts website! But he's super experienced so it seems, I have no idea how to do tables and stuff the way he does. He's likely using everything premium - I don't think I am at a level to buy premium levels - keep investing more (in courses etc) before I get decent return.

Also he literally has like 10 posts only and all through backlinks - I don't use backlinks services.
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ArjunUllaz Premium
No nothing like that. When you changing the theme just don't touch the permalinks nor don't delete the contents. Genesis is bit expensive yes its paid, but you can see the results popping up like anything. I use themes like Sahifa and Genesis themes. These themes have inbuilt schema markup and have neat coding. All top players in Amazon uses mainly Genesis. If you doubt just take your top competitors and copy paste their url and paste it in wpthemedetector.com to detect what themes they using. Am sure at least one of those will be using Genesis.
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Zarina Premium
Yeah, I am aware that top affiliates are using Genesis theme, it's the price that stopped me from getting it because I thought I'd rather use that money for other resources (like paying for WA, or Jaaxy, or whatever other course I found useful).

That's strange I was pretty sure I heard someone saying changing themes can at least temporarily affect rankings.

Also forgot to ask - what do you mean if I know how to select products?? This question got me confused
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Steven-A Premium
congratulations good work keep it going
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, thank you!
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Steven-A Premium
welcome. welcome
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Zarina Premium
:)
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wendyk Premium
Way to go! You are an inspiration to everyone!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much! Glad to give back to WA :)
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kimgwinter Premium
Well done, congratulations!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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verazhelvis Premium
Congratulations, hun. Message got- no need to invent a wheel when it's already invented...lol:))
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Zarina Premium
Haha exactly! And thank you Vera :)
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verazhelvis Premium
:))
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Zarina Premium
Thanks for making my day! Too cute!! :):):)
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verazhelvis Premium
:))
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EKaye1 Premium
Great news congratulations
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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JerryHuang Premium
That’s awesome Zarina! Congrats!
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Zarina Premium
Thanks Jerry!
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laurenjean Premium
Yaaaay!!! Awesome news Zarina! And message received. I must I must go complete Affiliate Bootcamp.
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Zarina Premium
LOL Affiliate Bootcamp I am yet to complete myself!! It's OK, I will be back in Toronto, feeling stronger and healthier and will definitely catch up with tasks for WA website :)

And thank you, Lauren !!! :)
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Lsheehan Premium
Congrats on your big sale! Very inspiring!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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StPaul Premium
Congrats and happy for you. Take care of your health sister.
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Zarina Premium
Thank you :)
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Lumka1 Premium
Congratulations on your big sale!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much!
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bradtempest Premium
Inspiring!

Time to look at creating myself a niche-specific Amazon Website me thinks.

Any tips on where to start? Is there any specific training for getting started with Amazon?
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newmarketpro Premium
Basically it is the same process in the training modules. Just follow them and you should be able to create your Amazon affiliate website.

- Choose a niche (a specific products)
- Write contents - blogs and product reviews.- solving problems
- Getting traffic to the site - content, email, social sharing, PPC etc

That's the basic.

Hope you can start your affiliate website.

:)
Joe (on behalf Zarina :)
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bradtempest Premium
Thanks Joe, appreciated.
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Zarina Premium
Exactly as Joe said :) Also, check out Dylan's profile, he was the one who inspired to get me started with Amazon website and use the best of strategy.
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bradtempest Premium
Thanks Zarina,

I have had a look at Dylans page and having read the first few paragraphs I realise I am not quite to the level he suggests being at before starting with his tutorial....so a bit more of the WA training to be done and then I will go back to his page and follow his advice.

Thank you for recommending him, I look forward to getting into his tutorial soon.

Scott.
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Zarina Premium
Oh yes, Scott, it's definitely recommended going through WA tutorial first, get an understanding/experience of how it works and then consider Dylan's strategy.

In his tutorial, he himself says to follow the WA tutorial first (that's why I love him, he's honest and he's generous to share info/successes with the WA members).
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HowardJaros Premium
That's a cute image and a great feeling for you. Congrats!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you!
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Priya15 Premium
Congrats Zarina! You are great inspiration to me!
Priya
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Priya and I am really happy to share a bit of inspiration with you guys!
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bigrog44 Premium
That's great, Zarina!!!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Roger! :)
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bigrog44 Premium
You're welcome, Zarina.
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LillyBeth Premium
Wow! Congrats Zarina!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Lilly!
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charisse2018 Premium
Congratulations! Keep it up!
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