My First Customer - How Much Was Your First Worth

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Warriors

Hi Warriors, i've landed my first customer and i'm waiting for the affiliate guys to do their processing. Hope they don't take too much of a percentage for themselves, you know how small prints work in cyberspace.

Anyway, i'm a newbie and this goes out to all the other newbies. Keep going, keep adding content, keep promoting, keep an eye on competition and never ever give up.

My first customer is going to be worth around $200, how much was your first customer warriors.

Come on, lets all get excited.

I did it, hip hip hurray.
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  • Profile picture of the author blac6789
    Congratulations. It only takes one to get the ball rolling sometimes. I didn't make much in terms of my first customer many years ago but they did teach me so much and I kind of molded the software around them.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicheblogger75
    I fondly remember my first sale! It was 5 years ago before Google Adwords got too expensive and picky. Oh, those were the good old days! I advertised a $10 Clickbank product with 50% commission and the second day I made my first $5! Man. I never felt so excited about making $5! Classic!
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  • Profile picture of the author World Marketing
    My first sale was $22 and I will never forget it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nathan2525
    Originally Posted by Morganzolar View Post

    Warriors

    Hi Warriors, i've landed my first customer and i'm waiting for the affiliate guys to do their processing. Hope they don't take too much of a percentage for themselves, you know how small prints work in cyberspace.

    Anyway, i'm a newbie and this goes out to all the other newbies. Keep going, keep adding content, keep promoting, keep an eye on competition and never ever give up.

    My first customer is going to be worth around $200, how much was your first customer warriors.

    Come on, lets all get excited.

    I did it, hip hip hurray.
    Big Congrats

    My first sale was $40 I think and it was a great feeling.

    Lock in that feeling and crush it!
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  • Profile picture of the author blillard
    Whe you look at it this way you can say that your first customer was worth a lot more than the initial sale considering you were able to capture their emails address for future promotions. The first sale nothing more than a qualfier to see if they are a buyer ir not. Now tht you know that you really get the value of that customer in the long run. Front end shoud be not the aim its all backend fromt here with huge emphesis on a high converting front end.
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  • Profile picture of the author feliciayapsl
    Congratulations on your 1st commission. $200 is a lot
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    • Profile picture of the author gtownfunk
      I recently got my first paying customer for a new content writing business I started with a friend. The sale ended up being for $30 but was originally only set for $15. The customer said he purchases $300-700 in content per month and was going to have me do all his original content and spinning. Needless to say, I'm as excited as you are.

      I had to chase probably 2 or 3 dozen leads before this sale came through. I'm happy I never gave up.
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  • Profile picture of the author Morganzolar
    Thanks for all the responses, I'm glad to see other peopple getting excited about their first sales, I was beginning to think I was over reacting, but it is such a beautiful thing to see that first sale come in.

    All warriors who are still waiting for their first sale: keep on going! It's so worth it

    Cheers all!

    MZ
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  • Profile picture of the author Kevin Riley
    Originally Posted by Morganzolar View Post


    My first customer is going to be worth around $200, how much was your first customer warriors.
    WRONG!

    This first customer, if taken care of and treated well, could be worth a lot more than that. Are you just going to sell something to them once and take the money and run? Or are you going to be there for there and sell them more?

    Get even more excited. I can't even tell how much my first customer is worth, because they are still my customer - and they still buy my products. That's what you want!
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    • Profile picture of the author Morganzolar
      Originally Posted by Kevin Riley View Post

      WRONG!

      This first customer, if taken care of and treated well, could be worth a lot more than that. Are you just going to sell something to them once and take the money and run? Or are you going to be there for there and sell them more?

      Get even more excited. I can't even tell how much my first customer is worth, because they are still my customer - and they still buy my products. That's what you want!
      That's a very valid point, unfortunately I don't have a list setup (something I don't know too much about - but I'm quite intertest (if anyone can point me to a good 'list building post' that would be great)) - but if I keep adding quality content the customer should use my site as a resource, and keep return (thus keep spending) :rolleyes:

      Any more advice from warriors?

      thanks!

      MZ
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  • Profile picture of the author jeresteem99
    Originally Posted by Morganzolar View Post

    Warriors

    Hi Warriors, i've landed my first customer and i'm waiting for the affiliate guys to do their processing. Hope they don't take too much of a percentage for themselves, you know how small prints work in cyberspace.

    Anyway, i'm a newbie and this goes out to all the other newbies. Keep going, keep adding content, keep promoting, keep an eye on competition and never ever give up.

    My first customer is going to be worth around $200, how much was your first customer warriors.

    Come on, lets all get excited.

    I did it, hip hip hurray.
    I like your quote "Keep going, keep adding content, keep promoting, keep an eye on competition and never ever give up." Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Daymon
    Congrats man, hopefully u will build good reputation and start generating business. My first client was for $5 dollars, but he became regular and after a while referred two more clients. I get repeat clients for my graphic design work and referrals really help a lot.
    So make sure to go extra mile on your first client!
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  • Profile picture of the author BabyMama
    Great for you landing your first customer!
    I remember scoring my first customer when I was doing MLM online. I got a $25 sign up from them and they stayed with me for 6 months paying $25 per month. Infact they still buy some of my products now.

    Make sure you are building a list and keeping track of all those customers as they could be useful for you in the future.
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  • Profile picture of the author mgkimsal
    first sale (as with most of mine right now) was 4.99 minus paypal fees. I made $4.64, and was *so* happy
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    • Profile picture of the author jamescovert
      WELL DONE MORGANZOLAR

      Hey Morganzolar, i remember speaking to you in the early days. I told you the first sale would come, it's all onwards and upwards from here.

      I busted myself for months, long days and even later nights trying to pitch that first sale. He come one night in the rain, his initial commission fee was at 30 percent of all losses.

      My first customer still plays now, he's also put a brand new sony bravia in the lounge.

      Work hard my friend, work hard.

      Continue to move forward and pull those behind you to the front. Obviously keeping ahead of them in the process, glad you've had the reassurance of your hard work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tommy Smith
    $2 per quiz and that was 4 years ago. I hardly live with that but I find the experience so nice. My first site was sold for $100 last year.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicholasb
    my first commission was for $37, the good thing about it was that I made that 3 days after reading my first pdf on affiliate marketing, and they just kept coming in and made close to $3,000 my very first month.
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  • Profile picture of the author terryuk73
    My first sale was $249 which from memory earnt me a couple of dollars in commision. Didnt matter though as it proved that its possible to make money online to me.
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