Finally Hit The $5k Month Mark

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Thats right fellow warriors, I have been working my A** off for the last two months, and I can say with a big smile on my face that it was all worth it.

It took me by surprise but nevertheless I was due for this. Here is how I did it.

The start of 2011, I have dedicated to build my list, so I have been writing articles, uploading videos to youtube and and spending small $40 a week on Facebook Ads. The Firts week I was averaging, 4 sign ups a day, after that it was gradually increasing. I looked after my prospects by giving them non stop value, not mailing everyday or so lol, but I offered them a lot of free products I had given them the luxury of being on skype with me for consultation or rather conversation lol. I did this for 2 months and gradually I have built a List of 2,005 exactly since writing this post. So then I spent one week getting them Hyped up for a product and warming them up with what I am offering. So then the day came for the launch all I did was send the swipe email I was given from the product owner and thats it....

so it really is true then, The Money Is In The List, I KNOW!
#$5k #finally #hit #mark #month
  • Profile picture of the author Judge Groovyman
    Wow Congrats!
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  • Profile picture of the author iansinfo
    Congratulations Well done persistence is the key and as you say the money is in the list it is your goldmine of treasure if you treat it right.
    I found this out the hard way however have since found how to do it in a viral way as per way of my sig file
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  • Profile picture of the author Raindance
    Hardwork definitely pays. Congratulations my friend. Hope to see you soon posting a $10k thread.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheCG
      Nice job! Congrats to you!

      You are exactly where I am working to be.

      Slowly but surely.......
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    • Profile picture of the author taffie
      Sounds great and encouraging. You are right the key is massive action, overcoming that barrier is not always easy though. It's easy to get stuck in the learning mode and not doing, very nice to accumulate knowledge especially given that you will be teaching others, however I think it's higly important that you make money or else you will feel burntout.

      $5k Mark is really nice, welldone mate.
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      • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
        Okay, that's all well and good. You essentially built up to a product launch
        and made 5K.

        Now what?

        Most of that list has either already bought the product or have no desire to.

        What's next?

        Without continuing to build your list and pitching this product to them, your
        income next month is unlikely to stay at 5K UNLESS you add additional
        products and/or services.

        I learned the hard way back in 2006 that you CAN'T live off of one product
        UNLESS it is an evergreen product. I don't know what yours is, but if it's
        in the "make money" niche, it will eventually crash and burn. They all do.

        So while what you did is great (and yes, building a list is key) resting on
        your laurels and past success is going to turn into a recipe for disaster.

        Again, I am speaking from experience.

        So get back to work and start thinking about adding products to your
        funnel. Again, unless this is an evergreen product, you're going to need
        them.

        Take this 2 cents for what it's worth to you.
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        • Profile picture of the author cborgrx
          That's amazing.....$5k/mon is my goal for the end of 2011.....great story. tanx
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        • Profile picture of the author celente
          Originally Posted by Steven Wagenheim View Post

          Okay, that's all well and good. You essentially built up to a product launch
          and made 5K.

          Now what?

          Most of that list has either already bought the product or have no desire to.

          What's next?

          Without continuing to build your list and pitching this product to them, your
          income next month is unlikely to stay at 5K UNLESS you add additional
          products and/or services.

          I learned the hard way back in 2006 that you CAN'T live off of one product
          UNLESS it is an evergreen product. I don't know what yours is, but if it's
          in the "make money" niche, it will eventually crash and burn. They all do.

          So while what you did is great (and yes, building a list is key) resting on
          your laurels and past success is going to turn into a recipe for disaster.

          Again, I am speaking from experience.

          So get back to work and start thinking about adding products to your
          funnel. Again, unless this is an evergreen product, you're going to need
          them.

          Take this 2 cents for what it's worth to you.
          Listen to stevie wonder!

          I learnt this the hard way. People come up with a product and think that is it, time to sit back and watch the money roll in. NUP

          Ever heard the saying, variety is the spice of life. People like variety. So give it too them.

          Yes you gotta work your tail off, but who said this stuff is easy.
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        • Profile picture of the author wanna-succeed
          [QUOTE=Steven Wagenheim;33586
          Take this 2 cents for what it's worth to you.[/QUOTE]

          Heck, if he wont take em', I sure will!
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          No sig, good day m8...

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          • Profile picture of the author majidmaskat
            Originally Posted by wanna-succeed View Post

            Heck, if he wont take em', I sure will!
            I already claimed them those cents are min OK?
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          • Profile picture of the author majidmaskat
            Originally Posted by wanna-succeed View Post

            Heck, if he wont take em', I sure will!
            I already claimed them those cents are mine OK?
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        • Profile picture of the author majidmaskat
          Originally Posted by Steven Wagenheim View Post

          Okay, that's all well and good. You essentially built up to a product launch
          and made 5K.

          Now what?

          Most of that list has either already bought the product or have no desire to.

          What's next?

          Without continuing to build your list and pitching this product to them, your
          income next month is unlikely to stay at 5K UNLESS you add additional
          products and/or services.

          I learned the hard way back in 2006 that you CAN'T live off of one product
          UNLESS it is an evergreen product. I don't know what yours is, but if it's
          in the "make money" niche, it will eventually crash and burn. They all do.

          So while what you did is great (and yes, building a list is key) resting on
          your laurels and past success is going to turn into a recipe for disaster.

          Again, I am speaking from experience.

          So get back to work and start thinking about adding products to your
          funnel. Again, unless this is an evergreen product, you're going to need
          them.

          Take this 2 cents for what it's worth to you.
          wow some great advice stevie thanks, yes i know the money niche is bang & burn but these prospects are on my list now arnt they, so I will probably continue to get new prospects now that I have more money invest more for another product launch, and these well, I will keep giving them content and mail out offers to them once in a while. I think the only way the internet money making niche can be attained is through getting new Fresh prospects every now and then.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jeremiah Walsh
          Originally Posted by Steven Wagenheim View Post

          Okay, that's all well and good. You essentially built up to a product launch
          and made 5K.

          Now what?

          Most of that list has either already bought the product or have no desire to.

          What's next?

          Without continuing to build your list and pitching this product to them, your
          income next month is unlikely to stay at 5K UNLESS you add additional
          products and/or services.

          I learned the hard way back in 2006 that you CAN'T live off of one product
          UNLESS it is an evergreen product. I don't know what yours is, but if it's
          in the "make money" niche, it will eventually crash and burn. They all do.

          So while what you did is great (and yes, building a list is key) resting on
          your laurels and past success is going to turn into a recipe for disaster.

          Again, I am speaking from experience.

          So get back to work and start thinking about adding products to your
          funnel. Again, unless this is an evergreen product, you're going to need
          them.

          Take this 2 cents for what it's worth to you.
          Well put.

          Success breeds complacency.

          Now the hard part is to do it again and again and again.

          However, that is also the fun part. I would focus on creating a product of your own for your list. Perhaps a monthly subscription for a service or trainign course. That will build up a more stable income for you in the long run.
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        • Profile picture of the author daikoku
          Great advice! Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author matt5409
    you reached 5k in under 2 months? that's almost unbelievable.
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  • Profile picture of the author ArticlePrince
    Buy Rapid Action Profits and create an affiliate program for your product, should help with list building and sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author RizenKJ
    Congratulations! I have a similar goal in mind but I'm approaching it a different way. Best of luck to your future ventures!
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  • Profile picture of the author alexcoch
    congratz bro,there is a few people make money like yours.so cheers for that.
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  • Profile picture of the author pethanks
    That is a very good news! Congratulations to you. I hope I can have an income like that also.
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  • Profile picture of the author gittar1122
    That's nice, congrats on your achievement. Keep it up
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  • Profile picture of the author dakota5369
    congrats. i am killing myself to try to make anything. i just need to find a method, stick to it and follow through like you did. instead i try one method a few hours, go try another, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author MarkWrites
    Congrats and don't forget to take some time to celebrate and pat yourself on the back... but then do like the others said and GET BACK TO WORK!
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  • Profile picture of the author Fred1
    Congrats! That's great to hear. Continued success!
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  • Profile picture of the author ChimeMac
    Does Facebook ads really work ? It seems it does work, I will try later, thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author sirkaliber
    Awesome man, it's always good to hear good news like this here!
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  • Profile picture of the author Talha Ahmed
    Really encouraging buddy, and happy to hear that you reached on this goal in two months....
    "You are there where I want to be" YES where every one want to be.
    Best of luck mate and keep working...
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    • Profile picture of the author Tony Marriott
      Hi, great job.

      Getting to a 5K month in just 2 months is amazing. Theer has been plenty of advice about not sitting back but moving forward. I'm guessing if yiou managed to crack a 5k in just two months the you don't need that advice. You already sound like a "go getter" with the kind of attitude and action that's neded to make it in this game.

      Just keep doing what you're doing and this time next year it will be your name on those leader boards.........

      good luck
      Tony
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Dolan
    That is really good news. You have approached it as a business, not as a get rich quick scheme, that is absolutely vital. Delivering quality to the list, building anticipation, and then highlighting relevant offers.

    Congratulations.

    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author BarberShop
    Originally Posted by majidmaskat View Post

    Thats right fellow warriors, I have been working my A** off for the last two months, and I can say with a big smile on my face that it was all worth it.

    It took me by surprise but nevertheless I was due for this. Here is how I did it.

    The start of 2011, I have dedicated to build my list, so I have been writing articles, uploading videos to youtube and and spending small $40 a week on Facebook Ads. The Firts week I was averaging, 4 sign ups a day, after that it was gradually increasing. I looked after my prospects by giving them non stop value, not mailing everyday or so lol, but I offered them a lot of free products I had given them the luxury of being on skype with me for consultation or rather conversation lol. I did this for 2 months and gradually I have built a List of 2,005 exactly since writing this post. So then I spent one week getting them Hyped up for a product and warming them up with what I am offering. So then the day came for the launch all I did was send the swipe email I was given from the product owner and thats it....

    so it really is true then, The Money Is In The List, I KNOW!


    Moral lesson: Leave Myspace.


    Seriously, its:

    articles + youtube = money
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  • Profile picture of the author Komarie
    Congratulations!!! It just goes to show you that hard work, finding a business model that works for you and not giving up can make a difference. Way to go :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author matt5409
      Originally Posted by asianadroit View Post

      Feel good factor ..am really impressed the way you are making 5k/month
      just for clarification - this guy has made $5k in two months and is not making that EVERY month, as was stated by another poster who pointed out it sounds unsustainable.
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      • Profile picture of the author paulie888
        Originally Posted by matt5409 View Post

        just for clarification - this guy has made $5k in two months and is not making that EVERY month, as was stated by another poster who pointed out it sounds unsustainable.
        While it's true that he built up his list over the course of 2 months and made $5k, going by the industry standard of $1 per subscriber per month, it'd be pretty feasible for him to earn $2k recurring (or more) per month on that list of 2,000 subscribers if he treats them right, and promotes related affiliate products. If he's gained their trust and does this consistently, I see no reason why he'd not be able to make $2,000+ with the existing list that he's built up.

        Of course, I'm sure that he's going to keep promoting and building his list, and not remain stagnant at 2,000 subscribers.

        Paul
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        • Profile picture of the author majidmaskat
          Originally Posted by paulie888 View Post

          While it's true that he built up his list over the course of 2 months and made $5k, going by the industry standard of $1 per subscriber per month, it'd be pretty feasible for him to earn $2k recurring (or more) per month on that list of 2,000 subscribers if he treats them right, and promotes related affiliate products. If he's gained their trust and does this consistently, I see no reason why he'd not be able to make $2,000+ with the existing list that he's built up.

          Of course, I'm sure that he's going to keep promoting and building his list, and not remain stagnant at 2,000 subscribers.

          Paul
          I will get new lists for other launches, and have my existing list as well so...it looks quite healthy
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  • Profile picture of the author rain21
    congrats dude. I think facebook traffic is useful. Before also I read some good reviews about facebook traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author PaulMark
    Congrats, great work and thanks for sharing your effort. It's awesome what motion, not some sort of magic tactic will produce!
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  • Profile picture of the author Player87
    Wow.

    In two months, brilliant!

    Congratulations. Yes it maybe sustainable but it is still a great achievement.
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    • Do yourself a favor and figure out a series of autoresponder emails which will lead to new list members getting pitched on the same product you just sold.

      I use an autoresponder to pitch a week of free content before making the proposition that my audience might want to buy several different products depending on their needs.

      That's another option, create review emails on several products at once with the pros and cons to each.
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  • Profile picture of the author alamest
    I believe that you have built your relationship so big that they believed you and bought what ever you said..

    But tell me one thing you have already give them a free value to built your list and than again you have given them another free value to built more relation and than you finally launched something and you offered that to your list and they bought what ever you said...fantastic.so the more free value you give the more relations builds..

    But my question to ask is it was your own product or affiliate product..

    I liked it..inspires me a lot and I am working towards it...

    Thanks
    Alam
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Way to go. Congratulations.

    I am sure that you will continue to prosper and keep doing exactly what you have been doing in the past 2 months.

    I am happy to see a POSITIVE post like this one.
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  • Profile picture of the author custom2211
    very nice, congratulations.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Douglas
    Congratulations, I guess you will be looking after your list.Good job.
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  • Profile picture of the author caseycase
    Great work! Now keep it up and don't rest on that success!
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  • Profile picture of the author MrMoore
    "Congratulations" keep it you will be posting that $10.000 dollar post one day it's hard to get there but tell me one full time job that you can go from $0 a week to $1250.a week in a coulpe of month's? Well done.
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  • Profile picture of the author Site87
    Amazing Accomplishment!
    Congratulations!
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  • Profile picture of the author success1618
    Huge congratulations, not only am I happy for you but also very inspired as well. I hope your success only continues to grow !
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    • Profile picture of the author BradBergeron
      List building is so impossible. I admire your success and wish I could replicate it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    Excellent Work! You are a great example and should be proud of your accomplishment. You found a good opportunity and actually stuck it out until you started seeing the results that you deserve. Most people do not last that long due to a 'limiting' belief.

    Yes, if you are promoting a business opportunity, the money is indeed building a list of 'highly' targeted subscribers and then offering them value.

    Most people in this industry think that there is a 97 percent failure rate. Most think that this means that it is very hard to 'succeed'. The cold hard truth is that most people decide to quit before they get the results they deserve.

    You worked your but off and generated enough traffic. I hope this really hits home for every new marketer reading this post.

    Now when some people start getting results, some just kick back and wait for the big doe to role in. However, the big thinkers will just recognize this as a sign that they are on the right path and keep on doing what has worked for them.

    Success is a 'state' of mind.
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  • Profile picture of the author Newyork204
    Great job, I have found that when it comes to Internet marketing the people who put in the work usually win. The folks who think its "easy" do not
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  • Profile picture of the author MrClemons
    Congratz

    I need to start building my list.. I could create articles for promoting squeeze pages within blogger. Haha Thanks, you got me brainstorming
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    Just wanted to congratulate you! Keep up the great work.

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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Gower
    I have no idea where to start - but I'm going to. Well done, put hours and hours into my blog and website (see sig) but that's not about making money like this - maybe I should channel my efforts into list building.
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  • Profile picture of the author Eno
    5k in 2 months. That is great man. Congrats!!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author cashmagnet
    Did you create all the free stuff you sent your list and how many of them took you up on your skype offer?
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  • Profile picture of the author Furyx2
    congratulations! That's great to hear!
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  • Profile picture of the author giogio
    Congrats!!!$5k a month is a huge achivement.You are just one step away from $10k a month !!!
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  • Profile picture of the author HiAbby
    Wow, congrats, 2k list in 2 months is awesome!

    <3 Abby Elaina
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