First payout earned!!!

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  1. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 12 years ago

    I had hoped to make my first payout this month, but realized it was a stretch as I would have to once more double the previous month's earnings. 

    I went to bed needing only a few more dollars and hoped to make it today.

    Checked adsense first thing this morning (of course! smile ) and had earned 3 cents.  Well, it's a start, and I never get clicks first thing in the morning, anyway.  Checked the month totals once more, to find that late last night I got a few more clicks, including the best paying one ever.  Over the limit! 

    Funny now, though, the $100 doesn't mean that much - the fact that the work has been recognized with a reward means more.  I think I'll frame that $100 bill a hang it above the computer table!

    1. Mutiny92 profile image64
      Mutiny92posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      congratulations!  That is wonderful!!!!

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Mutiny - it is wonderful to me.  A pretty good incentive to make more hubs.

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image57
      prettydarkhorseposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Nice, good news wilderness!

    3. profile image0
      shazwellynposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Well done Wilderness - the next will come faster! smile

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Shazwelln, prettydarkhorse - thanks!  It is indeed good news to me, and I expect the next one to come faster.  Not next month - I would have to double the income again, and that has to end sometime or I'll overtake Bill Gates in a few months!

    4. jeri741 profile image61
      jeri741posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      congrats  hope to make a check one of these days am happy for youand am now followng you

  2. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 12 years ago

    Yeah You! I've been watching your posts closely and pulling for you the last few days.

    There is truly something magical about making money with affiliate marketing or google adsense.

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Aahh - a hidden watcher!  Well, Nelle, perhaps it was your moral support that did it for me.  Thanks - your posts always carry a little extra weight for me, as someone who has definitely "been there, done that" and can roll with the punches and adapt.

  3. Trsmd profile image56
    Trsmdposted 12 years ago

    Congrats Wilderness for reaching your first payout...

    Keep Rocking..

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      No, no!  The rocking chair sits alone and empty.  It is the computer chair that must be filled.  big_smile

      Thanks, Trsmd.

  4. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations Wilderness! Very well done indeed smile Here's to many more!

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Izzy.   I'm sure there will be more - this is certainly a shot in the arm.

  5. Randy Godwin profile image61
    Randy Godwinposted 12 years ago

    You are on a good pace, Wilderness!  I screwed around for a few months here before I even added any affiliates to my hubs and still managed to achieve a payout sooner than I thought! 

    What surprised me though, was how quickly the second came around.  And when I began to make it every month it was really cool!  A learning process, no doubt!  Congrats, you earned it!

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I wonder if most people don't start that way, Randy.  I signed on sometime in March, I think, and wrote a couple of hubs to see who commented before I even discovered people were making money doing just that!  It wasn't until mid-June that I actually got serious, signed up with Adsense and began to write for money.

      I hope you're right about the second payment; the goal is to earn the next by the end of the year.

  6. richtwf profile image60
    richtwfposted 12 years ago

    I can understand why you might frame it instead of bank it or spend it! Well done and congrats and may it be the first of many small steps towards greater success.

  7. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations Wilderness, nicely done! smile

  8. WryLilt profile image88
    WryLiltposted 12 years ago

    Good job! I knew it wouldn't be long!

  9. travelespresso profile image68
    travelespressoposted 12 years ago

    Good for you Wilderness.  A HUGE congrats from me.

  10. wearing well profile image68
    wearing wellposted 12 years ago

    Well Done Wilderness and I'm serious now too!Will be following you:)

  11. Jo Deslaurier profile image69
    Jo Deslaurierposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations! May your payouts continue to grow!

  12. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 12 years ago

    A hearty "Thanks" to all who have replied - it is appreciated.  And now, back to work;  new hubs are waiting!

  13. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 12 years ago

    Congrats and more will come now... Enjoy your success smile

  14. Wendy Krick profile image67
    Wendy Krickposted 12 years ago

    Way to Go!


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