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My Journey Begins - Make $100 within the next 30 days

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Condora, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Condora

    Condora Newbie

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    My goal in the next 30 days is to create my first Amazon Affiliate Website and make $100 in revenue.
    I have read of many ways to make money online in this forum and i have decided to go with Amazon Affiliate program for now. I will diversify as time goes on.

    I am a complete noob at this. I don't know how to write an Article, I don't know how to build a website. I don't know what niche to go into or how to pick a niche. I don't know anything about Domain name or all of that. So i am a complete blank slate. But I am not afraid to make mistakes.

    Usually I am a reserved keep-it-to-myself individual. But i noticed that this site is a community where people contribute and support each other. So I am going to be talking about my journey and how things are going.

    This journal is going to help me remain accountable to this commitment. I look forward to your comments and feedback.

     
  2. Condora

    Condora Newbie

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    Work was so busy yesterday that i didn't get a chance to post something, but while at work, I lunched 2 website. I have figured what niches to go into. I also made my first posts.

    Today, I am going to add more pages and write more content for them.

    I have a question, do you guys think I should start doing SEO now or when my site is fully ready?
     
  3. mrjamez

    mrjamez Junior Member

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    just want say good luck and keep at it :)
     
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  4. deiwman

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    do SEO from the beginning till you die :).....it is better that google indexes few pages now and as you add content it will index more and more so it will look very naturally....
     
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    You may not necessarily see any revenue in the first month while you are building your site. Amazon revenue usually comes in from the second month onwards after some SEO is done.
     
  6. Condora

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    So far, that i what i am gathering from the forums here. But whatever, it gives me a goal to work towards, and no one said it is impossible..
     
  7. The Web Designer

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    all the best with your journey. will be following this
     
  8. Condora

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    Update:

    I haven't posted in a while and that is because after much pride to not get into selling my product online, I finally caved in. I am not sure if I am allowed to state what it is. I saw how much ppl are making selling their products online and decided to suck it up and try selling online against my artistic pride. I figured since I already have a product to sell, I decided to focus on that for now instead of worrying about Amazon Affiliate program which will take a while to start generating income.

    But Yey! I made my 1st sale online.

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  9. MadamX

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    Great to hear Condora, specially from a guy who does not know anything about IM. Wish you all the success. I think you should also share how you are proceeding ahead (For example, how you did web design, what you are doing for traffic generation etc.) so that other beginners will benefits from your steps. Should you face any block ahead, you can always ask me and I will try my best to advise you if I get time.
     
  10. PaveCod

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    wow.. congrats to ur first sale after few days :p
     
  11. Jester009

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    Hey, I have been following this thread.
    Seriously great job man. Keep it going :)
     
  12. Svein

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    Congrats to your 1st sale. Keep it up!:)
     
  13. markkk

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    so what earning you made on the first sale?

    Congratulations.
     
  14. Cartharsis

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    Congrats on your first sale!
    Sounds familiar :) The best way to learn making websites is simply to start making one even if you have no clue.. You'll learn on the way. The hardest part really is just taking action, like with so many other things..

    Good luck.
     
  15. Condora

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    Markkk: - fifteen dolls, hence 15% of 100%(dolls)

    And the site is not done yet. I still need a professional page header (banner).

    So far, Google and Youtube have been my BFF when it comes to answering any how-to questions.

    MadamX: I am finishing up the Terms and Conditions page today. Then I will start blog posts that are relevant to my niche. That's how i plan to get organic traffic for the long run.

    So far, what i did was:

    I sent my link to an email list of potential customers. 27 emails to be exact. I already have relationship with them. Told them I would love their feedback on the site and what they think of the idea. And in the process, I made my first sale.

    Now I haven't done any SEO yet, because I want the site to look professional before I start. I know some of you have advised that start doing it from the get go, but i'd rather have repeat customers who love both the product and the packaging(website in this case). Since I am looking for a long run thing, I feel like it should be ready first. I still don't know what SEO really is. lol.

    I am still learning WordPress and that is why it is taking this long. But in my estimation, the site should be fully ready in 3 days and then I will start reading up on SEO and how to get targeted traffic. I will let you guys know how it goes then.



     
  16. Condora

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    I have a question: Do any of you know if google frowns on including your website link on a YouTube Video description? I have a video on youtube with 22k views as of this morning and so far, i have been getting an avg of 1500k views on youtube everyday, and i figured that i should include a link to my website on the video description. I don't want to do black-hat SEO on this particular website since this website is going to be a long-run thing. Any thoughts? Maybe I should post this question on the White or Black Hat SEO session on this website.