Broke My First $100 In A Single Day (June Update)

Last Update: June 28, 2018

Some of you are aware that in November 2017 I started a new Amazon niche website, using a specific approach.

It was more of a case study site (to see if the "best of" approach works) but now I work on it full-time and even hired guys with WA commissions to help me out with content.

In early May I blogged about having my biggest sale, which brought me $30+ in commissions:

This month I expected to write a post on how I broke my first $100 month but life had its own plans :) and I am not complaining!

Yesterday I broke my first $100 (minus 28 cents) in a single day.

And I sure do expect it to grow (read: "snowball").

With outsourcing, I am aiming to publish twice a week and have enough "info" posts too, so that I don't have all affiliate content.

Anyway, I know that there are a lot of new members that doubt Wealthy Affiliate's training - we've all been there.

I can just share one advice:

DO. THE. TRAINING!

There's no shortcut around it.

It took me a while to finally accept my websites as businesses and actually follow the training. Don't make the same mistake. Don't get distracted by other shiny objects.

Just do the training and plug away to make it happen.


Mini-Rant/Another Advice to You

Also, don't let your friends or even family interfere with your progress.

They won't believe it until they see "real" money, and by real I mean hundreds if not thousands of dollars per month.

This is where we ALL can relate.

Heck, my parents still try to make me join the government office type of job even though I've made my first sale (from my first website) a while ago.

Their response is that $100, or $200 or even $500 is not enough to make a decent living, especially in a city like Toronto.

Even explaining them that at the beginning of the year I had like 40 cents made from the Amazon website (compared to the $200 month now) doesn't make them realize the potential of having an online business.

I mean, $0.40 vs $200 in 5 months. Am I the only one who sees the potential?

So I've come to realize that some people are entreprenerial-minded, and some have the "secure office work" type of mentality.

And there is nothing wrong with that. We are who we are.

We all should realize that at the end of the day, it's our life and we should pursue what we believe in.

It still kinda upsets me but, thank God, now I am a point in life where I am confident in what I am doing now, despite other people's disbelief.

And you should build that "stamina" too! Don't try to argue or explain to those who don't believe in it, these arguments will likely just upset you too.

Better save your energy for your website business.

When you show them a $1000 or $5000 check, that's when they will believe in what you're doing.

Let me say this again, basically just stay shut and work on your business to make it HAPPEN.


Dig your way to success!


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nathanpall99 Premium
Great work!

Yeah most won't believe in it at first but you've got to shut them out sometimes. I find trying to convince them doesn't work, so I just don't talk to people about it who I know won't get it.

I make more now than I ever did in a "real job" but my parents still think I should go back to a "real job"! So its never enough in money terms. Some people just don't understand the idea of making money outside of the "traditional job" model. Like you say, some people are entrepreneurial-minded and others aren't.

Keep up the good work. Look forward to seeing your progress (looking out for the first $1,000 in one day post!)
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Zarina Premium
Oh wow, really? I thought that once you show them you make consistent solid income, they let it go :/

Well, my parents probably will, as for them it's more in money terms. Which I understand given how a financial setback our family experienced in 2017.

But again, I am not giving up. A year ago, I would probably stop doing work for weeks but now, it just slightly upsets me, then I let it go and continue working on my website lol. Thank God that I have enough confidence in myself now.

So, so, so important to have enough confidence, then you won't need reassurance from other people!

I am really hoping to hit $1000 month real soon. And will definitely share it here.

Thank you for your support and encouragement, Nathan! Appreciate it :)
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Stella2 Premium
Congrats, Zarina!
And, great advice.
I see many more sales in your future! :-)
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Zarina Premium
Thank you very much, Stella! :)
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JelenaBB Premium
Great! Congratulations! Keep going!
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Zarina Premium
Hoping to hit my first $1000 month like you soon ;)
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JelenaBB Premium
I still didn`t have a $100 day... So, hopefully I will hit that :)
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Zarina Premium
You definitely will :D
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MichaelYi Premium
Congratulations! I have also considered outsourcing for content. Here's to your success...cheers!
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Zarina Premium
Thank you, Michael! Yeah, it definitely helps having freelancers :)
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WendaSue Premium
Great post. Never EVER EVER give up. The cartoon is absolutely perfect.
All the best,
Wendi
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Zarina Premium
That's how I feel right now, especially after a convo with my mom. I know she has good intentions but I just thinking to myself: "Even though you don't believe in it, I do, and I am not going to give up".
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WendaSue Premium
That's the right spirit. Kindly, prove them wrong.
I can understand a parents concern. But, you are in the right place. You are proving that every single day.
Wendi
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Zarina Premium
Thanks for your support, Wendi! Appreciate it.
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WendaSue Premium
You are most welcome.
Wendi
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