“AIs and robots will take over most of the jobs in the world by 2030. Climbing a corporate ladder right now is basically a suicide mission. Are you worried about the future?”
I admit! I am one who is concerned about the future. That’s why I started an online business in hope to secure a financial future for myself and my family. I urge you to do the same.
Hi, my name is Jack Cao from Singapore, and I’ve shared lots of helpful content about building Online Business with WordPress on my YouTube channel and on this blog.
The core reason I openly share my knowledge and experience is because I want to inspire you to start a business of your own.
Fear of the future Led Me Here
An old lady once told me this when I was 25…
“I didn’t plan to be a cleaning lady earning $4.50 per hour at 65 years old when I was 25. I thought my future was bright.”
She goes on to say…
“I had no choice but to do this job because I don’t have any qualifications, and I need to feed myself. My kids barely earned enough to feed themselves.”
That made me wonder…
Being a chrono-phobic, I started to think of myself and my generation, and I thought that we are safe because we have the education and qualifications.
But, as I studied further about AI and Robots, I started to fear.
I feared because…
- Our educational background and qualifications, that we worked so hard to acquire today, will mean nothing in the future.
- What we’ve prepared for, a better education, a better job, a better life, will be gone in the next 10 to 20 years, as a result of AIs and Robots.
- I imagined myself climbing a corporate ladder, reaching the top at 40 years old, only to be retrenched or put out of work, and have to accept a mediocre life thereafter.
At that point, it will be too late, I can never climb another corporate ladder.
I’ll just be like the cleaning lady telling the next generation, “I didn’t plan to be (what I am doing), I thought I had a bright future.”
Worst, there might not even have a cleaning job in the future. What will be “work” for the poor and helpless in the future?
And that feared me the most. Not for myself and my family, but for everyone I come across.
That’s why I decided not to work for someone else, but to take control of my financial future.
And I hope leading by example, I can inspire you to take control of your future before it is too late.
My Online Business Journey
Honestly, whoever claims that starting an online business, or making money online, is easy, is ought to be shot!
During my time, there are tons of adverts and promos claiming that you can make this much money in a couple of weeks, and obviously, I fell for some of them.
Well, there are so many things that happened, but to cut the long story short, I found a direction.
I decided earlier on that to find success, I have to go through the long and tough journey that every successful entrepreneur did.
So, I worked my butt off on my online business, while still holding a full-time job.
Thinking back, life was extremely tough.
I had to remove myself from almost all entertainment to squeeze out some extra time, and I slept between 5 to 6 hours a day, waking up at 5am consistently for over a year…
I’m glad it paid off. Here’s the timeline of my journey…
Started My Online Business
Thought of Quitting
Fatigue sets in. Have been waking up at 5am consecutively for over 3 months now, but still see no results
Made My First Dollar Online
To be exact, it was $8.00. There was nothing to celebrate. Three and a half months of hard work but made only $8.00. However, I know I was onto something.
First Year Anniversary
Made exactly $3,128.00. Not enticing at all given 1 year of blood, sweat, and tears.
For The Year 2015
I made $20,574.00. Not bade for a side hustle.
For The Year 2016
I made $39,181.00. Quite a big improvement. I’ve doubled the income made in 2015. Practically a full-time income on the side. *Pat on the shoulder
Quit My Full-Time Job
Huge Milestone achieved: My side income is doubled of my full-time salary. Hence, my time should be spent on where the money is.
For The Year 2017
Affiliate Income #1: $62,151.00
Affiliate Income #2: 506.21
Affiliate Income #3: 154.20
Affiliate Income #4: 324.50
Total Income Earned: $63,135.91
For The Year 2018
Affiliate Income #1: $81,690.00
Affiliate Income #2: $5,306.00
Affiliate Income #3: $8,946.43
Affiliate Income #4: $422.00
Affiliate Income #5: $568.10
Affiliate Income #6: $1,934.46
Affiliate Income #7: $1,176.00
Affiliate Income #8: $14,610.88
Total Income Earned: $114,653.87
For The Year 2019
Affiliate Income #1: $51,560.50
Affiliate Income #2: $6,994.67
Affiliate Income #3: $630.50
Affiliate Income #4: $279.50
Affiliate Income #5: $275.31
Affiliate Income #6: $520.00
Affiliate Income #7: $1,321.59
Total Income Earned: $61,306.76
I’ll be sharing more of my story when the time is right because a lot has shifted since then, but the moral of the story is…
I didn’t know that it was possible when I started!
Had I quit at month 3, I would never have seen results like this. Don’t believe the above numbers are real? Check this out:
I hope my results can inspire you to take the leap of faith. It is truly possible if you work hard under good guidance.
A Job that is Worthwhile
The most fulfilling part of starting an online business was the opportunity to inspire others on the internet to build their online business.
Below are some people whom I’ve met online:
Certified Social Marketing Specialist – Awarded by Hootsuite on August 10, 2017 (View certification here)
Certified Direct-Response Copywriting Specialist – Awarded by Digital Marketer on March 05, 2018 (View certification here)
Certified Search Marketing Specialist – Awarded by Digital Marketer on July 07, 2018 (View certification here)
Certified Content Marketing Specialist – Awarded by Digital Marketer on July 13, 2018 (View certification here)
A Little More About My Personal Life
I’m married to my best friend whom I’ve known all my life, and we are blessed with 2 beautiful children. My favourite pastime is to watch my wife bake her favourite bread and cookies for our children.
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