I will never forget the first month that I made money online. I made a grand total of $30.78 for the month with the help of Squidoo. Now, I am easily making hundreds of dollars every month and plan to be making $1,000 every month before the start of summer. In fact, I decided to take the approach of finding out how I could make $33 in one day (which adds up to $1,000 per month).
When I got that first payout, this blog did not exist. I never even thought of writing books. My Twitter presence was not nearly as strong as it is today. Implementing YouTube into my business plan was only a thought. Online training courses were not on my mind.
The first payout represented progress. The first payout told me that it was possible to make money online. When I started, I did have my doubts. At first, I believed this was a giant hoax. Then, someone bought a camera on one of my pages on Squidoo, and I saw a monetary value on my dashboard. The thought of making $6 amazed me. Getting the $30.78 payout amazed me more. I got a payout over $100 the following month, and now I have been making hundreds of dollars every month since.
However, now I want to reach the thousands. I have been writing more than ever so I can publish more books including my upcoming book Lead The Stampede. The first payout I ever received gave me the motivation to continue because after all of the hours of hard work, I finally got rewarded for it.
Instead of being happy with the $30.78, I decided that I should be getting more. I put in more work, and my earnings quadrupled in one month. Now, I will be putting in even more work than I have already been putting in so I can have my first $1,000+ month.
This is my journey towards financial freedom in the future. You are on a journey as well. Instead of settling with where you are, continue your journey so you can see the greater rewards on the other side.