Do You Want To Stay Home With Your Little One?
...Why not work from home like I do? Keep reading to find out how!
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On my about me
page I mentioned how finding SBI by Sitesell changed my life.
It allows me to stay home with my three precious girls without the financial pressure of living on one household income.
It's amazing how much feedback I get from other moms and moms-to-be about that page...
I guess it's every mother's dream to be there for that first gurgled "mama"
and the first tottering step. Memories like that are priceless and every mother deserves them, don't you think?
I also receive many emails asking me for more information about the nitty-gritty of how I built the site and how I earn an income from it.
There seems to be a lot of curiosity about the system and I obviously left out some important details when I told you about it, because the questions are always the same.
So I decided to answer those questions here and give you some details about my SBI journey so far...
My SBI Journey So Far...
It's mid February 2010 as I write this and I have been with SBI for 26 months.
I started making money in September 2008 when my site was about nine months old. By November I had paid off my initial investment
of $299. I paid another $299 to renew my subscription in December and that was soon paid for too.
Everything else I made from then on was profit!
I currently get around 3000 visitors per day which translates into $2000-2100 per month
. My traffic is growing every month and with it the income that it generates. (To give you an idea of my traffic growth, last month I was receiving around 2300 visitors per day and the month before that about 1900, so you can see it's on the way up!)
My site is young and so far I have only implemented a couple of the many possible income streams available to me. As I add more income streams, so my monthly revenue will increase. (More about this below.) The important point
is that my income is steadily growing day after day after day whether I work on my website or not.
Older SBI sites earn way more than mine. Check out these SBI case studies for an idea of what others are making...
Here is my Alexa traffic ranking. It improves steadily each month. My site already ranks in the top 1% of all the millions of sites on the internet.
By the way, 62% of all SBI websites make it to the top 3% of websites on the net!
My site currently consists of over 430 pages, every single one of which I built myself and I've enjoyed building this site so much that I have already started two more!
There's no way I could ever go back to working for someone else. I'm my own boss and I earn money while I sleep. You can't beat that!
What Others Are Saying About SBI
It's always fun to share in the success of others, so I thought you might like to watch this video by a stay at home mom whose life was changed by SBI.
If you would like to see more videos by people whose lives have been changed by SBI click here.
And here's what a few other SBIers have to say...
"Tamar and I did lots and lots of research on kid birthday parties and started experimenting with our ideas on kids and during parties whenever the opportunity arose. We wrote up lots of content for the site and I was in charge of strategy and building the site from a technical aspect (although, with Site Build It!, you really don't need any technical knowledge because you can build a site through simple building blocks and monitor every aspect of traffic through a consolidated control center.) In no time, both of us became kid birthday junkies."
~ Elad Shippony
"I feel so fortunate to be a part of it and I suppose I'd be considered "one of the lucky ones," living the best of both worlds... at home to raise my kids, giving them the gift of always being there for them, while running a successful business at the same time. Passion, freedom and fulfillment... does it get any better?!"
~ Michelle Schill
"I decided to take a break from "super-mom-do-it-all" and let my SBI! site coast. I spent lots of time with my children, went out to movies with friends, read story books and caught up on my sleep. It was bliss."
~ Sara Ding
So enough about us - what about you?
You've been asking lots of questions about SBI so here are the answers:
"How Do You Make Money From Your Site?"
In the beginning an SBI website will make most of its money from an advertising program called Google adsense. If you look at my site you will see many pages with a block of blue ads in the top left-hand corner of the page. Every time someone clicks on these I earn money.
I also have another advertising program called Infolinks which works similarly to adsense. These are the pink links that you will find scattered through most pages.
At present most of my income comes from these two sources.
I also create and sell my own e-goods and sell other people's products for a commission. And there are countless other ways to make money with your website. SBI shows you how to do all that.
You can look at these case studies for some ideas.
"How Much Time Do You Spend On Your Site?"
At the moment I am concentrating on my other sites so I only spend time on this one when I feel like it - two or three hours a month! Between raising and homeschooling three girls and building two more sites I don't have too much time to spare!
I guess that's what I love most about SBI - once you get it going, it provides a passive, ongoing, growing income.
You go on holiday and come back a month later to find that your travel expenses were paid for by the income your website earned while you were away! (That happened to a friend of mine a few months ago and her holiday was six weeks long with 6 children along for the ride!)
There is no pressure, no deadlines. I set my own pace!
There have been times (school holidays for example) when I have spent much more time, and other times when I have done next to nothing. (I just took a month off in December.)
Interestingly, because of all the work I had already put in before that, I saw my biggest growth to date in income and visitors during this period.
"What Will I Write About?"
I know that this was the concern that delayed me for the longest when I was considering building an SBI site. I thought "What on earth can I tell other people that they would want to know about?"
That nagging question stopped me from beginning the journey of a lifetime for a whole year. I had friends using it. I knew it worked, but I just didn't have any ideas.
When I finally did make up my mind to give it a shot, I found that SBI helped me to identify my passion after only a couple of weeks of brainstorming. And now I have so many ideas for new websites I doubt that I'll ever get to them all!
It turned out to be a good thing that I didn't have any ideas anyway. Choosing your website topic is the most important step in the entire process so it's really better to do it with the guidance provided by SBI.
So, if you don't know what to build your site about - good! Most people who start SBI with an idea dump it for a better one anyway.
You'll be surprised - each of us is unique - we all have something to offer. SBI will help you find a profitable topic that you are passionate about.
And then they'll help you build a website about it. They'll show you how to get traffic to your site and then they'll show you how to make money from it!
Imagine, you could be making money writing about something you love while you stay at home watching your little miracles grow.
"What Are The Costs, Catches and Guarantees?"
SBI costs $299 upfront for a year's subscription or if you prefer you can pay $29.99 per month (amounting to a total of $359.88 for a year's subscription). This includes absolutely everything you need to build a successful, profitable website.
There are absolutely no catches! There are no hidden costs.
SBI also offers a 90 day full money back guarantee. Don't like it? Not for you? No problem, just give it back - no questions asked. You can't go wrong by trying it out.
"OK. But How Do I Know SBI Works? I've Been Taken For A Ride Before!"
Firstly, let me sympathize. Me too - numerous times actually. If you read my about me page you'll see that SBI was definitely not my first attempt at earning a work-from-home income.
Secondly, let me say that when I was first introduced to SBI by a friend, I was plenty skeptical!
But, in the end I decided to give it a try.
Three things about Sitesell were different than any of the other companies I had researched:
- No other company had provided proof of success like Sitesell does.
- No other company had been as completely transparent about what I was getting for my money. Sitesell told me all about the tools and process I would be using upfront. They even let me download the Action Guide that SBIers use as a manual for building their sites - FREE.
- They give a 90 day full money back guarantee.
When I considered this in conjunction with the success that my friend was having it seemed like a bit of a no-brainer. As I said above, the only thing that stopped me was that I didn't have a clue what to write about. But it turned out that SBI helped me with that too.
So, go onto the Sitesell website, have a look around, ask questions, download a FREE e-book or two or three! and decide for yourself.
"What If I'm Not A Techie?"
Neither was I. Sending e-mail was about the extent of my pc prowess!
Nevertheless, here I am, the proud owner of a 400+ page website! I built every single page myself and I love doing it. SBI showed me how, one step at a time.
And now there's SBI elearning.
You can sign up for the twelve week online course and have an eLearning instructor help you and guide you while you build your online business from home.
No trial and error, no wasted time just straight forward business building!
"I Can't Write."
I know - it's pretty daunting in the beginning, but not surprisingly, SBI has a solution.
SBI has published an e-book called "Make Your Content Presell". It teaches you how to write for the web. It's always been part of the SBI package, but now it's available free to non-SBIers too.
If you think you can't write, download your FREE copy here. You'll find out that anyone can write with the right guidance and tools!
"How Do You Actually Build It?"
If you're like me, you want the nitty-gritty details. You want to know what the building process actually involves, right?
Well, you can click here to download the actual Action Guide used by SBIers to build their sites. Again, absolutely FREE. (After reading this you'll see how much you are really getting for your $299!)
Or let an instructor teach you with the elearning option.
Just sign up for SBI! elearning and you will graduate after 12 weeks with an income earning business. You'll be coached and guided through each step and you won't need to worry about the nitty-gritty!
And I think that's about it. Those are the questions that I'm most often asked. If I forgot something I'm sure you'll ask and I'll add it here.
Try SBI - Anyone can do it!
But don't just take my word for it.
If you can't bear the thought of leaving your baby to return to the work place, don't waste another moment.
There are plenty of work at home moms at SBI. Moms who are passionate about staying home to watch their babies grow. Moms who are passionate about giving other moms the same opportunity.
That's why a few of them got together to write an e-book about their SBI experience as a work at home mom, to share with other moms like you.
It's called "WAHM IT! - The Masters Course". You can download it here.
(Look for the link at the top right-hand corner of the page.)
So sit down, rest your aching feet, find a quiet corner to read and get ready to begin the journey of a lifetime.
It's my gift to you.
~ Got questions? - Contact me
or Click here
to get answers directly from SBI.