I know several of you reading this might be new to affiliate marketing starting from a situation similar to mine.
I was running out of money, my software fees were killing me, and I felt I had momentum, but wasn’t quite sure when it would monetize or what amount that would be.
After a while trying to play the fast way, I stopped and realized that quality is almost always the answer. I later realized that the reason my sites weren’t working was all in my approach.
I was all about getting paid and not about getting what I give.
The natural law says you get value when you give value, but for some reason, we seem to forget. So I let go of drop shipping items from Alibaba and decided that I would narrow my efforts on quality in all my online efforts. If I was going to fail this go around, I would be proud of what I'm building and have something that would last.
Something unexpected happened…
Everything stopped looking like a nail
When I opened my eyes on the other side, I realized I wasn’t being efficient with my time, talent, or resources. A deadly combo indeed. But just like you, I was just new to the game and using my effort to mask my inexperience. I feel that most people who
Quality > Quantity still reigns true
I knew I could be and do more so I tried. But, the truth is, I went broke trying to juggle so much quantity for better.
Where I’m from, (Lawton, Oklahoma) many people don’t even get a shot to break into the independence that financial freedom and time freedom can provide. I felt obligated in a major way to do something with the understanding I gained thus far. I made a decision to fully commit and that meant changing my approach, changing my strategy, and increasing my understanding more than it meant going for easy money.
Money is a byproduct of a job well-done
I had the drive and decided to give it all I had, it wasn’t enough. I needed training and discipline to get to the other side. I had to earn it through being better at the craft of driving traffic and building relevant and useful content.
If you're going to take anything from this, I want you to realize the game you’re in.
You’ll need to take courses, yes with an “s”. You need to learn what you don’t yet know. But you’ll also need to learn what you don’t know you don’t know.
Yes indeed (Shoutout Lil Baby) you will have
What Happens Next Then?
You get started without weighing ALL your options. You won’t be right the first time, sorry it hardly ever works like that. It's really having a healthy relationship with
You put in time and effort to understand the next starting point then you begin again. At some
I’m sorry, but watching how-to videos or, my personal
Skilled keyword research plays a large roll in my process now, but I got here through first just focusing on building sites and tons of content. I had to throw everything on the wall and see what would stick.