What is even more cool is that 24 hours later, I've sold an additional 10 more items! As I write this, I have 11 items in my sales hopper! I feel really good, I'm super excited and I have so many ideas that I'm feeling so overwhelmed with joy! God always provides, some how, some way, He provides. My knowledge of internet marketing is helping me in a whole different area I didn't even know existed. I would have never even tried this had Squidoo not locked all my lenses. I'm feeling so grateful to God and my amazing friends. A new adventure begins to unfold, how exciting!!
Ever since Squidoo locked all my lenses nearly 3 weeks ago, I've been wondering what I can do to pick up the extra income. As always, God provided a route and a guide to my newest adventure, which has been selling on Amazon. Yes, I've been selling items on Amazon rather than for Amazon, which is really kind of weird. I'm happy to report that I shipped off my first shipment two weeks ago and it has been received. Just yesterday, I made my first sale!
I still plan to keep writing for my blogs and respectable websites like WritEdge because that is my number one passion. I love blogging first and foremost but I am really digging this Amazon FBA adventure too!
Early this month, Squidoo LOCKED all my lenses. Every single one. I got an email telling me I was doing a good job and a couple hours later, they locked everything.
Literally, a couple hours went by and I got locked after a "Bravo! Your new Squidoo lens is making us CHEER!"
Squidoo took all my money 9 days before payday.
This kind of stuff happens all the time in the Internet world and it's not the first time it happened to me, but it still hurts. Trust is not something to give lightly. I need to really, really think about where I put my content and I was being foolish by continuing to write on Squidoo. I believe that had they not locked me, I would have stayed on the same vicious hamster wheel of abuse they continue to unleash on everyone.
If my earnings seem lower over the next few months, you know why, but I will rise again. I love what I do, I only get better at it every day and I believe in myself! I'm not going to quit, I'm going to get up, dust myself off and come back better than ever.
I believe that God allowed this happen and He has great things planned for me. I have the most wonderful group of friends and a head that is full of ideas that are already starting to take flight!
I'm FREE now! They took my money but not my talent.
I earned a total of 240.46 at Share-A-Sale for the month of February. That's over a hundred dollars more than the previous payment. I had one really good sale that put me over the top this month. Most of my stuff from Share-a-Sale comes from Wayfair.com. Wayfair seems to be a pretty trusted site that people will buy from. I'm not very active with too many Share-a-Sale merchants because it can get out of control. This will probably be the last big payment for a couple months, but you never know!
WritEdge was having a pay per view trial in the month of February that was extended through March. They are paying one penny per unique view to our articles on their site. I earned a total of $7.77 in February, which is pretty good, I wasn't as active as I would have liked to be. It's been busy at home with the move and the car accident that I haven't really had a chance to write there as much as I would like too. I like that WritEdge allows you affiliate links in addition to the pay per view trial, I hope to earn a little more this month, I've already made a sale on their sister site My Two Cents, another site with a pay per view trial. If you're not taking advantage of these pay per view opportunities you are missing out, not many people offer you a free penny for your thoughts! With social media, there's a lot of opportunity to make a penny easily off my articles.
Zujava paid us 5 days earlier than expected. Normally, they always pay on or very close to the 15th of the month. This month was Christmas earnings, so it was higher than expected. I made $186.39 in the month of December, it was about $20 higher than last month's total. I don't expect next month to be as high, this month's pay was for December 2013 earnings and Christmas season tends to pay more than January in general. We'll see! I'm grateful for Zujava, it's a money that really helps out. In addition to Zujava, WritEdge also sent payment for their pay per view trial in February. It was a good money day all around!
I wrote a short article on my experience with a cell phone case from Luvvitt on MyTwoCents. MyTwoCents is an article writing platform that is paying a penny per unique view this month. To my surprise, I SOLD ONE! This was my first article on their site, so I was pretty happy about the sale.
I sold the iPhone case the very first day I had written and shared the article, so I'm pretty sure it was social media that brought in the sale (not search engines). I shared it on Pinterest, some Facebook groups, the Luvvitt fan page and on Twitter and it was titled "The Best iPhone 5C Case EVER!"
I'm happy about the sale! I like that these sites are paying a penny per unique view because that gives me two ways to earn money. I get the money from the views and the money from the sales! It's a win-win for me. There are two sites, MyTwoCents and WritEdge and they are run by the same two people. There are some differences in the two sites, but both are paying per view this month and maybe next month, we'll see! They need more writers to make it worth their investment (hint, hint). I can't pass up a free penny for my thoughts, can you?
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