How I Block Out the WA Noise From My Inbox
Last Update: Feb 3, 2023
Earlier today a question was asked if we can block a specific member. The member asking the question was frustrated by the overwhelming engagement by another member high up in the WA Rankings.
This frustration seems to be shared by a few other members. I have been a WA Ambassador for 2K+ Days, that's roughly 6 years of my 9+ years. There will always be members here trying to game the rankings.
I personally do not care about being ranked number 5, 4 or 3. Been there. Done that. For me, that is too much WA noise that takes away my time from building my affiliate marketing business. This is why I came to WA.
HOW I BLOCK OUT WA NOISE AND WHY
I just recently came back to WA three months ago, after being away for a little more than a year. Why did I leave? Why did I stop? The answer is simple. To drop out of Ambassadorship and focus on my new profitable niche.
The above image are the 8 of the 19 email inbox notifications I still have active. The majority of those unchecked notifications I still can see, but only if I want to. How? You can find them on the WA Home Dashboard page.
Why do I need to know in my email inbox if there is New Training, New Blogs From People I Follow, Questions,... I can get all of this information on the WA Home page. The only things checked, cannot be seen on the WA page.
This strategy has worked well for me for the past few years, and even now that I am back, I see no reason to change my notification settings. The entire WA UI, makes getting these notifications easier on the site.
If you want to cut down on the WA noise in your email inbox that may be frustrating you, just change your notifications. Don't worry. You can still find most of these on the WA Dashboard page. What do you think?
Well said, Robert. Adjusting those checked boxes simplifies the noise indeed.
They do indeed. Then removing myself from comment threads I am a part of, where I have already made a comment, stops all of the internal WA notifications at the bell above.
Thanks Robert as you know we both have been there in the 3,4,5 plus rankings but only due to us helping and not ranking the systems as some do.
Thanks for the image which i am sure will help many others along the way to reduce the noise which is not needed most of the time.
Appreciated all you support you have given me and others over the many years we both have been here.
You are welcome Andre. I know you understand this noise and how it can impact one's progress.
It is more rewarding when one is helping people with quality responses and not quantity replies with links.
If we are to be WA Ambassadors, we need to first understand the questions by replying and asking, if we don't know.
Most importantly when we do help, personally help instead of just sending a link. Answer the question in your reply.
However, if one does not know the answer, just keep scrolling. There's no reason to reply if an answer is not known.
Spot on Robert plus if someone is interested to find the answer then just come back and read it no need for this I like to know as well rubbish. Total useless comment to make
Or that other ridiculous comment, "Looks like you are covered here" or "I see you got your answer."
I was here 6 years ago... I just want to visit and see what's happening...
That is your prerogative. Even while I was away building my affiliate business, I logged in a few times, just to see what was going on.
Keep up that focus, Rob! You've blazed the path before us and are in it for the long haul!
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Great message Rob! I saw that yesterday! But I continue to focus on what’s IMPORTANT!
Continue to remember what was the reason you joined Wealthy Affiliate! This is not a popularity game! Being up in the ranks is not a PRIORITY in my book.
I am still working on my website, which is my TOPMOST PRIORITY!!!
To help people in WA that needs help is one thing I always have the pleasure of doing!
But to wish to bring annoyance and impediments on someone else is too much noise!
FOCUSING on what is important is what matters in the long run!
ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND Rob!
That is exactly what we should be doing, regardless of whether we have an established website/s making money or not.
Blocking out as much noise as possible will help us to focus on what is important going forward and gives us the freedom to be helpful when we can.
Enjoy your Monday and the rest of the week Maria.