My First Sale! It works!

by TTran
142 replies
It's been a little bit more than a month since I've began to look into "making money online."

I first started by signing up for millions of survey sites and ad clicking sites, but the work was way too hard with little reward. I somehow ran into an e-book on affiliate marketing and found the information to be very interesting.

So I put his method to work. My first site was a fail violating a whole bunch of google rules. It was deindexed quickly. After the first failure, I researched a LOT about SEO and backlinking and the whatnot, and learned some interesting stuff.

My second site ranked very well in the rankings, but it barely got any traffic, and worst of all, it all seemed to be untargeted traffic. Either that, or people searching that product were only interested in browsing and not buying.

My third site was put up a few weeks ago. I did a lot of keyword research with this one and it seemed like a good niche, but school started and I lost a lot of motivation in affiliate marketing. The only I money I had made so far were a couple adsense cents.

I began to lose faith in affiliate marketing and pondered attacking adsense next. However, I came home today from school and got an email saying, Congratulations, you've earned $44 today!

I was super excited! I did not promote the website in any way. I only posted up 2 articles and let it sit there. Easiest money I've ever made. I can get used to this

I started to think this affiliate stuff does not work. However, it obviously does.

Time to promote that site and milk it for all it's worth.

Don't give up guys
#sale #works
  • Profile picture of the author Stay At Home Mum
    Well done ! Keep it up and you make heaps more :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    Thank you Stay At Home Mum =)

    I've been getting sick of boring repetitive things like backlink building, but this was the motivation I needed to keep going!
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    • Profile picture of the author MovingAhead
      Thanks for sharing your story with us TTran.

      It shows nicely that even if you start from scratch, you can make some money in a relatively short amount of time.

      You just have to be willing to learn consistently.
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  • Profile picture of the author affiliatemaster
    Inspirational story TTran, congrats on your first sale!! Trust me, it only gets better from there

    Best
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    • Profile picture of the author TTran
      Originally Posted by affiliatemaster View Post

      Inspirational story TTran, congrats on your first sale!! Trust me, it only gets better from there

      Best

      Let's hope you're right.
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      • Profile picture of the author etreet
        so far ,i have made over 500 sales...but in ppc,i lose my shirt,in article market, if you dont do mass control ,it won't work, maybe this is your only sales, trust me! but if you dont mass control,you better find a job, because affiliate marketing has no get rich quick way ,nor easy money like you said, affiliate marketing = lots lots lots of works! you probably will sleep only 4 hours everyday for over 2 years to see the considerable result...
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        • Profile picture of the author dannykth8
          Originally Posted by etreet View Post

          so far ,i have made over 500 sales...but in ppc,i lose my shirt,in article market, if you dont do mass control ,it won't work, maybe this is your only sales, trust me! but if you dont mass control,you better find a job, because affiliate marketing has no get rich quick way ,nor easy money like you said, affiliate marketing = lots lots lots of works! you probably will sleep only 4 hours everyday for over 2 years to see the considerable result...
          True, basically, if someone already have enough contents and links (let say 2000 articles and 2000 links). Traffic will automatically come from google.
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          • Profile picture of the author achivement84
            Congratulations , every thing must have the 1st time .however the money your earn for the 1st time will be the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author frankgotgame818
    Giving up gives you no chance at attaining your target. Persistence is a beatiful thing.
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  • Profile picture of the author $ave4theday
    great stuff stay at it
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  • Profile picture of the author Skuxta
    Well done. Try focusing on scaling your promoting up and making more and more sales
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  • Profile picture of the author coboi
    Wow! You landed a big one!

    Awesome job sticking with it. Now that you know it works it will become a lot easier
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    • Profile picture of the author cobra tatham
      Now that you know it works. You could take that money and hire someone to write some articles for you (unless you like article writing). Post them, put them on a blog, make some Squidoo Lenses, create quality backlicks. Just keep going and don't look back......stay on target.
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  • Profile picture of the author kimvalerio05
    How nice!!! That's why there's a saying try and try until you succeed and you must believe in this. Cheers!!! Good Job... Congrats!!!
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    • Profile picture of the author ddistco
      Congratulations TTran, The joy of seeing your efforts pay off is absolutely incredible! It is an amazing feeling to make sales over the internet. Keep doing what your doint and believe that it will work and that you will continue to make the sales. I believe that if you sincerely believe that you will be successful, that you will be becuase the Law of Attraction will only respond to what you put out there. It only knows how to respond to whatever you say and whatever you believe.

      I'm very happy that you are experiencing success online Yahoo!

      Look forward to hearing more from you ...
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      • Profile picture of the author holla22
        Nice one, happy you made a sale. Keep the work going by promoting those articles.
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  • Profile picture of the author marcus passey
    Hey thats a great first sale well done, hopefully the first of many.

    cheers

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  • Profile picture of the author mgcstrat
    Great job. Congratulations. Now get back to school : )
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  • Profile picture of the author Riz
    Congratulations TTran - the 1st money made online is always the best feeling and gives you the beilief and motivation to move forward with your IM business.
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  • Profile picture of the author mhaynes718
    Congrats TTRAN! I too have just begun the long road towards success. I try to do at least 1-2 things a day towards this business. I know that after time, my work will all be put together.

    Keep trucking and when you fail, try to fail better next time!

    Cheers,
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    Haha, thanks for the encouragement everyone. I really see a future with this stuff.

    Sadly I'm really busy with school right now. I wish I discovered this world earlier in the summer.
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  • Profile picture of the author newBum76
    Congrats! Always great to see fellow newbies succeeding. I made my first 5 sales this month......gonna be lots more next month!

    Keep doing what works, good luck!

    -Jon
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    • Profile picture of the author TTran
      Originally Posted by newBum76 View Post

      Congrats! Always great to see fellow newbies succeeding. I made my first 5 sales this month......gonna be lots more next month!

      Keep doing what works, good luck!

      -Jon
      I've still only made 1 sale so far, but I've been busy with school so I haven't been able to work on my websites. But I'm with you man! Gonna have a lot more next month!
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    I'll keep you guys updated for my accomplishments this month of October. =)

    I'm so glad I've found the world of Internet Marketing. It has really changed my perspective on life. Watching my parents suffering in the corporate world. They are doing pretty well in the corporate world, but they're always in high stress from the 9-5 job.

    I've always known there had to be a way to avoid the 30+ years of a 9-5 job until retirement. Now I think I've found it.

    Okay back to doing homework =)
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  • Profile picture of the author Lady_T
    How wonderful for you. It gives a
    whole new meaning to making money
    in your sleep doesn't it...

    Good for you!
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  • Profile picture of the author CanEh!
    Congrats on your $44, just keep plugging and all will pay off.
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    Great job!

    Don't neglect your school work though!
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    • Profile picture of the author TTran
      Originally Posted by lanta99 View Post

      Great job!

      Don't neglect your school work though!
      Haha lanta it's hard not to when this stuff is so addicting!

      Am I crazy to believe I won't have to retire at age 60?
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    Hey great work, an inspiration. Keep focused and move forward!
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    Great job! Keep up the good work and affiliate marketing does work.

    Cheers,
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  • Profile picture of the author Ronald Kang
    congratulations, when I receive my first sale, I still skeptic to get money from internet, but after I receive my first check, I starting to learn many things more seriously. Keep on fire and don't lose hope!
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  • Profile picture of the author SidM$ney
    Congratulations!!

    Awesome feeling isn't it?

    As you can see Affiliate Marketing does work. So keep doing what you're doing as far as rolling out your article writing so you can distribute them throughout the internet so more and more people can find out about your promotion.

    Here's a very useful tip if you want to really begin to make MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF CASH:

    Sign up and promote at least 10 to 15 different affiliate programs or more. However make sure that each of them represent an in demand niche.

    Also write articles if you have the time for each of those products. If you don't have time, hire someone as I have done, to do the article writing. This way if you are consistantly promoting let's say 20 affiliate programs and you're making around $100 per month on each of them, that will be an extra $2,000 a month in affiliate income possibly month after month for the rest of your life.

    Again, good job my friend.
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    SO nice to hear that Ttran, it inspired me to go on with my online selling business. I wish I will be like you hmmm I will do my best..Congrats! keep up the good work...
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  • Profile picture of the author seomark09
    Well done, this is just the start for you. Keep testing out new things and you will be able to post about your 1000th sale shortly. :p

    Best Success!
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    Congratulations TTran! Now just go out there and duplicate what works.
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    • Profile picture of the author usmanshakir
      Congratulation
      Really its great to have first sale of your life on internet.
      keep it up.
      Hope you will always get many many success in your life.
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  • Profile picture of the author SarahC
    Congratulations on your first sale, and thanks for sharing your story. Very motivating... just goes to show persitence pays off!
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  • Profile picture of the author Amanda Craven
    Well done but remember to keep that site promotion focused - maybe even make a mind map to keep you on the targets you set. If you can make $44 you can make $440. As many others have said, it's all about scaling up.

    As for doing school work alongside affiliate marketing - just look to Desmond Ong for inspiration!
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  • Profile picture of the author la dominatrix
    Originally Posted by TTran View Post

    My third site was put up a few weeks ago. I did a lot of keyword research with this one and it seemed like a good niche,

    Don't give up guys
    Three things made you a success
    1. Keyword research
    2. Persistance
    3. Taking action

    Congrats
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay_Mueller
    Good for you. My husband and I have been working since Feb and have not made any money yet. I'd be so happy with $44.
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  • wow this is excellent news my friend. Keep it up and heres to your success.
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  • Profile picture of the author vc2008
    Keep it up.

    It would definitely motivate others to persist and learn.

    Find a patient mentor and follow his/her instructions to the T.
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  • Profile picture of the author Agnes Lyle
    Thanks for sharing that exciting moment. I remember the thrill of my first sale- it took me longer than you. Don't give up or feel depressed if things are tough for a bit longer. There is a breakthrough point.
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  • Profile picture of the author cathyanderson
    Congratulations TTran!! See, you have done what many others forget to do. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!!

    Cathy A
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  • Profile picture of the author prime777
    The first sale is indeed a great feeling. Congratulations. One thing you could do if you are not doing this already is try building an opt in list this is working great for me now that I have learn how valuable an opt in list is.

    Happy Sunday and much success

    Sincerely

    Lylette
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    • Profile picture of the author robkinn
      Well done on your first sale
      I remember when i sold a Clickbank Product for the first time, i was excited.
      However, it may have been luck? I posted on a forum where i was a mod, and someone clicked on my link.
      Lately i've been doing "article rewrites". I seem to be enjoying it, and i would have no hesitation in doing some for you guys.
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      • Profile picture of the author All Night Cafe
        We all learn our failures. But we also learn from the
        successes.

        Now don't go hog wide, but study what you did to
        make your first sale.

        Now make a plan to duplicate that. Slowly. Don't worry
        about going fast. Do what worked again, invest the
        time.

        Affiliate marketing is a great model of making money. If it
        didn't work we wouldn't keep talking about it.

        Congrats.
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      • Profile picture of the author Rick1
        Well done........that first sale does feel good
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      • Profile picture of the author mysterrio
        I am very happy that you were able to make that work for you! I am no stranger to copy, sales and marketing - I have to tell you, it takes work. It however is fun work and I am very happy that you stuck with it! Good Job and Many More!
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        Awesome. This is an insiration for all Imer's and newbies. Thank You
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        Nice Job!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nik Karlil
    I remember making my first sale in internet. The feeling was great. However, it was short lasting as I incur more cost from adsense. I quit right away. I still didn't receive my check to this day. Does it took 60 days from clickbank to send the check?
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  • Profile picture of the author sandpiper
    I also started to learn about affiliate marketing very recently.. but its very draggy at the moment ! after hearing your story, I'm feeling more confidence and to learn more..

    Thanks for sharing your experience mate...
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    Thanks for all of the positive encouragement guys. I'm happy I've been able to inspire some of you.

    Just to let you guys know, I've gotten my 2nd sale of $30 for one of my blogger sites last week. I haven't been working on any sites at all because of my incredible schoolwork. However, it just goes to show that this stuff really works.

    Although I've been using purely free methods such as using a site on blogger, if I were to buy a domain and hosting for a site, only one sale would have paid for all of my initial fees.

    I have 3 blogger sites so far. I chose to use blogger because they were my first attempts at affiliate marketing. I failed many times and learned from them. I am now confident enough in my abilities and will be going for hosting and domain on my next website

    For now, I'll just be building links and article marketing for my last blogger site until it achieves the rankings I want.

    Let's just hope learning how to setup your own website isn't MUCH harder than blogger.

    Good luck guys, don't give up.
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    Congratulations, hope this is the first of many sales for you.
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    Hi,
    Good luck sounds like easy money. Keep up the good work i too am now looking at all the information on adwords, ebooks, etc. Hopefully i too will be able to share some good news with you all soon.
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    I appreciate someone hearing they made a sale. Keep up the good work. Contact me so when can provide help solve each others problems.
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    Congrats on your first sale. there is nothing better.
    You are well on your way.
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    Great job! Keep us posted!

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  • Profile picture of the author Neil Barrett
    Congratulations.

    I rember my first affilate cheque .. the first money I made online.

    I have that cheque framed and hanging on my wall above my desk.

    I find it always a great motivator on bad days (which everybody has) as I just look at at it and remember that I made that cheque when I new practically nothing!!!

    Keep it up
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    Great Job, keep rinsing and repeating !
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    Got my 3rd sale today which leaves me with a $101 balance in clickbank, I'm so pumped!

    One thing I'd like to say is that don't be too down if you don't have tons of traffic. The only thing that matters is that the traffic is targeted.

    So don't waste anytime with any free traffic schemes as untargeted traffic is useless traffic.

    Thanks for all of the support guys, I'll definitely keep you guys updated if you're interested. =)
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    Although it can get boring at times, you have to take into consideration that most people spend atleast 2 hours a day getting ready and traveling to and from work plus lunch and all the rest. If we just focus in and really work for 2 hours you can make more than any J O B - still in your pajamas.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Baker
    Well done. I remember my first congrats email/

    Remember that the only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.
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    Congratulations:
    Here is why Failure should only mean nothing but another reason to move froward.

    "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career.
    I've lost almost 300 games
    26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot ... and missed.
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  • Profile picture of the author TTran
    Hey everyone, I've made 2 more sales in the last couple days with no promotion. Been really busy with my junior year.

    But I think the total of 5 sales means I'll be receiving a check from clickbank soon! =) Can't wait to make more sites and start outsourcing.

    And thank you for all of the encouraging replies everyone, I'll keep you guys up to date if you still want to follow my progress.
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    I am slowly building up my sites, and things are going pretty well. I want to join the War Room soon so I can get more tips on how to supercharge my niche sites.
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    • Profile picture of the author sanjid112
      Originally Posted by Shotgunner View Post

      I am slowly building up my sites, and things are going pretty well. I want to join the War Room soon so I can get more tips on how to supercharge my niche sites.
      Don't get too long to join with us, since there will be a lot of great stuff waiting for you there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robb43
    Hey great work I remember when I made my first $274 on a CPA offer.

    Rob
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  • Profile picture of the author revenue27
    Yes the first sale feeling are great and will motivate us to do more. Congratulation to you
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    Congrat on making it! Its good to see people changing their financial lives for the better.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Tocco
    Congratulations!
    Just wanted to say that the fact that you didn´t give up after the 1st, 2nd, and even 3rd attempt is a sign of someone able to succeed.

    Success is a process and determination is a key ingredient.
    Keep up the good work and keep learning and applying what you´ve learned and I´m sure you´ll make alot more.
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  • Profile picture of the author eBizSuccessCoach
    Congratulations! Just keep working your system and stay persistant. Be sure you do something everyday until you reach your income goals. Once you reach your goals be sure to create new goals. Again, congratulations!
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  • Profile picture of the author dcrannik
    TTran,
    Good job and congratulations on your first sale. Your story is an inspiration to me. It is hard not to get discouraged sometimes as I am new to affiliate marketing myself and cannot wait for my first sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Thai
    Well done !!! quitters never win, winner never quits !!!

    Michael T.
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    Let me know how promoting affiliate products works out for you!
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    good job, just stay focused and work hard
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  • Profile picture of the author costos gohdohb
    never give up -

    ... - of course, if you are serious
    I gave up too many times in my life just on the halfway to success - and what I got out of it? Just a lot of wasted opportunities!
    - Well,
    I learned my lesson. I just understood I was very stupid to give up on the halfway and not to believe in myself.
    Don't waste your time
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  • Profile picture of the author RDJLabs
    Congratulations mate! You just stepped into the stairs of riches! Scaling it is a very good move. But remember to think wisely this time. Don't go for some PTC sites again. They are a total waste of time. Again, Congratulations !!!
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    Congrats, way to go!!!
    Really inspiring!
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  • Profile picture of the author DanielCW
    Great job and thanks for sharing. i remember when I made my first sale, I couldn't actually believe that someone somewhere had found my site and listened to what I said and trusted me enough to buy the product I recommended. That was and still is a great feeling
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    Congratulations! Must have felt good!
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    Good job - keep working ! ;o)
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    Excellent work on the first sale, keep up the fantastic work and may all your online dreams come true!
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    Excellent post and encouragement, thanks much, SVH
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    It is really inspirational story, I really impressed with it.
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      Many congratulations on your first Clickbank sale. I have just started one blog promoting a clickbank product and your story make me believe that this stuff works. Time for me to stay FOCUSED and take ACTIONS!!
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  • Profile picture of the author JaneKT
    Well done TTran - I've just made my first sale too - very exciting. New here to the forum also so it's a week of firsts for me
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  • Profile picture of the author DrGUID
    Congratulations! I remember the first software product sale I had made back in 2002. I came back from the cinema after watching Star Wars Episode II, and there it was! I had proven my business model. Little did I know that my sales would keep on coming into my email inbox 8 years later.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cruiser
    I know the feeling and it is great. I made my first sale last December.
    Never quit!
    Congratulations!
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    What a great story!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ryans
    Thanks for that story. I remember my first sale and it is a great feeling. Keep doing what your doing and I am sure you will succeed!
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  • Profile picture of the author AdiPurush
    stories like this are keeping me stick with affiliate marketing even though i haven't make any money yet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mattaym
    congratulations my friend!

    I recently made my first $1 online, and while it's nowhere near as great as your success, it does feel really, really good.

    Keep up the good work, and many successes to you!
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  • Profile picture of the author stevefall
    Originally Posted by TTran View Post

    It's been a little bit more than a month since I've began to look into "making money online."

    I first started by signing up for millions of survey sites and ad clicking sites, but the work was way too hard with little reward. I somehow ran into an e-book on affiliate marketing and found the information to be very interesting.

    So I put his method to work. My first site was a fail violating a whole bunch of google rules. It was deindexed quickly. After the first failure, I researched a LOT about SEO and backlinking and the whatnot, and learned some interesting stuff.

    My second site ranked very well in the rankings, but it barely got any traffic, and worst of all, it all seemed to be untargeted traffic. Either that, or people searching that product were only interested in browsing and not buying.

    My third site was put up a few weeks ago. I did a lot of keyword research with this one and it seemed like a good niche, but school started and I lost a lot of motivation in affiliate marketing. The only I money I had made so far were a couple adsense cents.

    I began to lose faith in affiliate marketing and pondered attacking adsense next. However, I came home today from school and got an email saying, Congratulations, you've earned $44 today!

    I was super excited! I did not promote the website in any way. I only posted up 2 articles and let it sit there. Easiest money I've ever made. I can get used to this

    I started to think this affiliate stuff does not work. However, it obviously does.

    Time to promote that site and milk it for all it's worth.

    Don't give up guys
    When I started out I failed for the first 6 months. It was awful! When I finally found a "winner" I was the happiest man alive.

    The hardest part was to keep going, keep testing new things, keep trying the unknown, never stop!
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  • Profile picture of the author brik2500
    Congrats...the good thing is that you did SOMETHING.
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  • Profile picture of the author livehappy5
    TTran --

    Congratulations! I am so proud of you!

    have you thought about outsourcing some of the backlinking work to odesk?

    Reinvest your earnings to make your money work for you!

    all the best to you-
    Meghan
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  • Profile picture of the author omen
    $44 in one day just for 2 articles?! not bad at all I have sold several products on clickbank, but it has it's own rules, you cant get money till somebody buys from you using 5 different credit cards.
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  • Profile picture of the author veeronica
    Congratulations!I can understand your excitement, not seeing results can be pretty frustrating and demotivating some times.
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  • Profile picture of the author agha
    well done... great posting..

    thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Zoe_21
    Well done T Tran

    Inspired me too

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    Create a great day - everyday!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jake Dennert
    Originally Posted by TTran View Post

    It's been a little bit more than a month since I've began to look into "making money online."

    I first started by signing up for millions of survey sites and ad clicking sites, but the work was way too hard with little reward. I somehow ran into an e-book on affiliate marketing and found the information to be very interesting.

    So I put his method to work. My first site was a fail violating a whole bunch of google rules. It was deindexed quickly. After the first failure, I researched a LOT about SEO and backlinking and the whatnot, and learned some interesting stuff.

    My second site ranked very well in the rankings, but it barely got any traffic, and worst of all, it all seemed to be untargeted traffic. Either that, or people searching that product were only interested in browsing and not buying.

    My third site was put up a few weeks ago. I did a lot of keyword research with this one and it seemed like a good niche, but school started and I lost a lot of motivation in affiliate marketing. The only I money I had made so far were a couple adsense cents.

    I began to lose faith in affiliate marketing and pondered attacking adsense next. However, I came home today from school and got an email saying, Congratulations, you've earned $44 today!

    I was super excited! I did not promote the website in any way. I only posted up 2 articles and let it sit there. Easiest money I've ever made. I can get used to this

    I started to think this affiliate stuff does not work. However, it obviously does.

    Time to promote that site and milk it for all it's worth.

    Don't give up guys
    Congrats on your first success!

    I just wanted to share what happened with me and my first Clickbank sale real quick, because I actually think it's hilarious.

    I set up multiple mini sites, blogs, and wrote many articles that all had affiliate links in them, and I think I was promoting about 5-10 different products at that time.

    Probably would've been better to focus on only 1 or 2 with my limited knowledge back then but just didn't know any better at this point.

    Well after seeing absolutely nothing happen for almost 2 months, I decided to give up on that and start looking for the "next big thing". I'm sure everyone here knows about that nasty habit that can sometimes be tough to break.

    But yeah one random day out of the blue I decided to log in to my Clickbank account just to see if anything had happened - and I noticed I had made 3 sales after "giving up" on it (never took anything down though).

    Surprised the heck out of me to say the least, and it's funny, but I actually didn't have any idea what product made the sales right away. Had to look that stuff up, and that took a while too since I wasn't familiar with the Clickbank interface at that time.

    But that just goes to show you that giving up is never the smart thing to do, no matter how bad something gets, or how little of a result you're currently seeing. Just analyze the situation and see if there's anything you could possibly do to improve it.

    If not, leave it alone for a while and give it some time. You just might get a surprise like I did.

    Once again congrats on your success, and I hope you find much more in the future!

    jaked10
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  • Profile picture of the author infoshot
    Great work! I know what you mean because I just went in to Paypal to sign up for the War Room and lo and behold I had money in my account! I am going to go find out where that came from and do it again!
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  • Profile picture of the author Darren Hodgson
    Great work keep it, you'll only fail if you give up
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  • Profile picture of the author lulu25
    Hi,

    Congrats and well done. I just made my first adsense $2 and it felt good. Am now working on getting my first sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author EyeInTriangle
    Your experience with this could really give you the motivation you need as well as giving others something to look at and see that their hopes are not lost. Thanks for the good post!
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  • Profile picture of the author ronaldc
    Congrats! You will get paid for your works. Keep it up! Make money online is not as easy as many people are thinking of. Only hard working people will success.
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  • Profile picture of the author jnasty
    Great Post!

    I have to agree that your first sale online is LIFE CHANGING! Once you see the power and simplicity for yourself, you will never be the same again and you WILL have that focus to continue until you truly become successful.

    The best action that anyone first getting into IM could take is to absolutely focus on making sales.

    There is nothing more important than making sales, especially early on. I am not talking from a business perspective and the fact that you have to make sales to stay viable as a business.

    I strictly mean that if you can make that first sale early online, you will take that feeling and power with you. This is what will propel you to IM success!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kenster
    Reach your 1000th sale yet? Sales sometimes grow expoentially so hopefully you arent too far off!

    Sweet stuff though...isnt im great!
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    Congratulations.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Pettit
    We must never give up. Earning money through internet could happen gradually or slowly. We never can tell but as long as we did our very best, in due time, it will probably happen. Just be patient and do not ever get discouraged.
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  • Profile picture of the author zenji
    There you go guys...another Newbie making money online - CONGS!
    Just rinse and repeat and am sure you will see thousands in the next few months. Set goals and please learn to OUTSOURCE if you want to move to the next level.

    Cheers,
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  • Profile picture of the author PeterDunin
    Well done TTran,hope its the first of many!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author cainsproducts
    Well done buddy, like people have already stated, the first sale is always the best & most rewarding because it gives you the belief that it WILL work if you keep plugging away. Congrats again
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  • Profile picture of the author affigative
    Its good to see you have such attitude in such young age (correct me if you are not that young). The good thing is you didn't quit. I bet 99% may have left internet marketing if they have gone through the things you have.
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  • Profile picture of the author im.guru
    Congrats - Good Luck !
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  • Profile picture of the author vatonyt
    Hey congrates, it all starts with one!
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  • Profile picture of the author andrewkar
    Good!

    Now, go and get there 200 articles.

    Can you count?

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  • Profile picture of the author NasalSpray
    Omg the word "young"

    Me too im 15 now and started on the whole IM thing for 9 months now... but earned no sht yet... any ideas?
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  • Congrats! How did You get traffic, if You didn`t promote Your website, only from SEO?
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Pettit
    In it to win it!
    Congrats on your success! Keep up the good work!
    Another example of "Don't Give Up: Not even the sky is necessarily the limit!"
    Here's to your continued success!
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  • Profile picture of the author chriscubos
    Wow grats on your first sale! And thanks for sharing it here. It truly is inspiring to see other people post about their first sale and talk about what they went through before making their first sale. Not to mention almost giving up when the first sale came in! I can just imagine how you felt when you read your email informing you of your first sale! Wishing you all the best on future sales!
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  • Profile picture of the author globalconnect
    Keep at it! The start is often tough - so you have to tough it out!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alchemium
    Congratulations! You are doing quite well after a relatively short amount of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author soependi
    congrat buddy
    share your experience when you already success okey
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  • Profile picture of the author vc2008
    Good work! Keep up the good work. I know how it feels to get your first sale. Repeat what has worked for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author grisbyenterprise
    Way to go...I'm happy and I'm proud of you. All it takes is that first sale and then reality sets in letting you know that this is real. All you have to do is put in the work, be patient, and you will prosper. Keep in touch. Here is something to think about...what if you would have put up more than those two articles? What if you would have done a little more promotion? A video, more articles, blog commenting, so many ways to market your site.

    Now that you had a taste of success, it's time to buckle and ramp things up. Don't stop now, press on and press hard. See you at the top!!! (smile)
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  • Profile picture of the author TheOcarlsen
    Good job!

    The snowball has been been created. Now, start pushing it...
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