For years, Jacquie was a freelance artist. Her first greeting card was sent to 30 friends and as a surprise; she received over 1600 reply messages from people all over the globe that has received her card. Hence after that her first simple website was born, but the demand was just too big at that time, and it crashed.
However, learning from her mistakes, with the help of her friend, set up a more powerful site in order to meet the demand. It took off like a rocket from there onwards.
This story is amazing because it helps us understand that success is not just for a certain age group. Anyone can succeed as long as you still have the drive.
Plenty of money on Plentyoffish.com
Yes, no doubt one of the more popular dating sites online until today is plentyoffish.com.
Its creator Markus Frind earns an approximate o $10 million dollars a year working less than 10 hours a week, and the entire operation is run on his apartment alone.
The site was first started in 2003 and was soon to spread across Canada and then USA with very minimal advertising. In other words… the site went viral. In 2007 alone this site has over 600,000 members, and it is growing steadily every single day.
The revenue coming into plenty of fish back then were mainly from banner ads or AdSense ads. The pure amount of traffic going into the site is enough to bring him $10,000 a month from AdSense. Markus even posted a screenshot of one of his AdSense checks that holds a sum of $900,000 to which Google verifies that the check is in fact, genuine.
This amazing story teaches us important thing about the power of viral marketing. If you have an idea that people will love, you will get free advertising that will ultimately give you success like no other.
Everyone can learn something from these 3 remarkable stories which is shared here today. And the truth of the matter is, there are countless other success stories that are as awesome as the ones shared here. While some of this success could not happen without some ‘luck', but many success gurus would then argue that L.U.C.K itself is actually ‘Living Under Correct Knowledge’ which is why people succeed in the first place.
No matter how gifted we are, if we just sit there and wait, nothing will ever happen. Big thing only happens when one chooses to take a big step to change and work hard in what they believe in. Hence it is also important for entrepreneurs to continually seek for more knowledge and at the same time trying to inspire them to never give up from time to time.
And what other better ways is there to inspire yourself then reading inspiring success stories from people who are already wildly successful.