What I do
I make my living full time from the internet. I have no formal training but I have dabbled online for years while I worked full time as a Medical Engineer (applying mechanical engineering principles to medical applications – e.g. total joint replacements).
However, on the 18th August 2011 I officially registered my company and started the wheels in motion in what would lead to me handing in my notice and focusing all my efforts on making a success of my online business. Now I spend my days doing cool things online such as running my ECommerce brand and my affiliate websites. More on this later…
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It boils down to this
It is easy to think about things, the difficult part is actually biting the bullet and giving something a go. This is what I did and it was the best decision I ever made.
I cut my teeth with affiliate websites, and it is what I suggest you do too if you are looking to get in to making money online.
I have create a special course all about this over on another one of my websites, called Earn1000. This name Earn1000 comes from the fact that I show you how to build a website with the aim of making £1000 (or $ if you are in America). I don’t put a timescale on this, but by the time you make your 1st £1000 you’ll have all the skills to grow much bigger.
What are affiliate websites?
Affiliate websites are simply websites that promote other peoples products. If someone buys something you make a commission. Actually, it is easier than this because you don’t physically sell something, all you do is tell people where they can buy it from and the person visits the companies website to buy.
Anyway, I have free videos all about this over at Earn1000 so head over there to find out more.
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When I started…
When I started out a few years back I had no web design experience and absolutely no coding skills. Now I run 10+ affiliate websites of varying sizes, I run my own online course, and I also run my own ECommerce business where I sell physical goods.
So how did I get to where I am now? Basically it goes something like this:
- Learned how to make a website – It’s pretty easy, see how here
- Learned about affiliate marketing – Watch my free videos at Earn1000
- Grew my affiliate websites
- Learned how to make videos and how to use YouTube
- Learned about online courses
- Started making online courses
- Learned about selling on Amazon
- Branded my own product and sold on Amazon
- Expanded my range of products on Amazon
- Grew my own ECommerce website for the brand
It was a gradual step-by-step process to get to where I am now, but I like it that way. I never set myself unrealistic goals from the start, I was simply willing to learn and experiment until I found out how to do things and how to make money online.
What are my skills and what can I teach you?
Well, I know how to do these things well:
- Making a great looking website
- SEO (search engine optimisation)
- Google Adwords
- Affiliate marketing
- Content marketing
- Sourcing and branding products from China
- Shipping from China to the UK and Japan
- Creating tutorial videos
- Making online courses
I love to teach and share, so this is what I can teach you.
I also want to learn so much more, for example I want to learn how to:
- Do social media better
- Learn Facebook Ads
- Learn Twitter Ads
- Learn LinkedIn better
- Learn LinkedIn Ads
There are many other things I’d love to learn related to doing things online. As I learn I will share my experiences here so make sure you check in regularly. Or better still get on my newsletter so I can keep you updated.