About EddySalomon
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Well what can I say? I'm very blessed in that I'm one of the few people that is job free by choice. lol I've been in the make money industry since the early 90s. But was never able to make a full time living with it until about 2008.

Around that time is when I did the math. I was finally making more money part time with my internet marketing career than I was full time in Corporate America. So I made the choice to leave and have never looked back.
(Knock on wood!)

Now I'm a stay at home dad that is able to raise my kids and annoy my wife all the time because she no longer has to work. All of this is a direct results of my internet marketing career and a lot of help from the big guy above.

Most of the time you can find me chilling at my blog: www.WorkAtHomeNoScams.com helping people make money from home and responding to their comments. Yes there are other options besides internet marketing and I teach folks about them while making them laugh in the process.

Furthermore I've taken the SEO and Wordpress website creation skills you'll learn here on WA to start my own offline digital marketing agency: www.InternetMarketingSmarts.com I've literally earned thousands of dollars to design websites for small businesses and promote them. So you can even use what you learn here at WA for businesses outside of affiliate marketing.

All and all I'm just regular dude that has been very blessed because I have a positive mindset, positive folks around me, and more importantly I take action. So that's my spiel.

I do want to end by saying this. You can achieve anything if you have the right mindset, take action and don't give up on yourself. Failure is only an option if you believe it exists.
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I am still having problems with my site I have no buttons foe my plugin all in one or the EWWWW one . I have contacted the techs and they said it was connection problems on my end . I don't believe that is the case. If it was the rest of my site won't work. Maybe it got deleted by accident . I don't know how to fix it and its causing discouragement for me / Do you have any more ideas


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EddySalomon Premium
Sorry Traci, Any technical issue I have, i contact tech support here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support

Or you can use live chat or blog about here at WA and see if someone can help you. I'm definitely not good with tech issues.
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imthedamo Premium
Good to meet you Eddy, I am a man after your own heart. Although my kids are grown and having kids of their own I am focused on working on my blog and traveling to see them oh and of course Disneyland haha. I too am all in with WA would love to hear more about your journey.
Damo
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Damian,

I'm happy to hear that. Make it happen captain!
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PhilipC1 Premium
Hi Eddy,

You are a true inspiration and you have helped to light a fire under me to go for it!!! You are living the dream I am working so hard right now to achieve.

A true role model for the rest of us! Thank you for sharing Eddy and I wish you so much MORE success!

Regards,

Philip.
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EddySalomon Premium
Well thank you Philip. If I can do it, anyone can do it.
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PhilipC1 Premium
Hi Eddy,

Lets just say I admire you and I am attempting to emulate such success. Fair play Eddy.

Regards,

Philip.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Philip
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PhilipC1 Premium
Welcome Eddy!
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Phelandi Premium
Hi Eddy, I've come to your profile after reading a few of your articles (How to pick a niche and tips on wrting blogs) and found them incredibly helpful and informativ. I'll definitely be reading more of your blog while going through the WA training. The training is wonderful and very clearly explained and structured but you seem to have an idea about what exactly people like me might be struggling with and offer some extra encouragement. Thank you!

Jessica
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Jessica. I definitely base a lot the blogs I write here on what I notice that my referrals struggle with. So I'm glad you noticed that.
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Spiritnaut Premium
Hello Eddy, Just touching base to let you know I appreciate all the help. I'm arranging basic income sources that have allowed me to leave Trucking, which was totally time consuming.

It looks like I'll at least be able to have 4hrs Mon - Fri to dedicate to this Business process.Then maybe 6-hrs on Saturdays.

I'm hoping that those 30-hrs weekly will be adequate to see progress.
Thanks again Eddy! Be Blessed!
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EddySalomon Premium
That's great Anthony. Just feel free to private message me directly.
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Kerjackie Premium
Hi Eddy, I enjoy reading your ideas, very brilliant and great content for anyone. I am currently a Premium member, started a month ago,and I have been in the learning process, trying to stick to the training, I know I have to learn a lot, I am very positive mind and I know I will achieve my goals, but in the future I will need some help from you.
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad you're enjoying the content. Be sure to read my cheat sheet which compiles a lot of my knowledge and tips: And feel free to contact me once you've read that if you still have questions.
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RaniaM Premium
Hi Eddy
Nice to meet uou
I really liked what u said in your biography especially these words:
I do want to end by saying this. You can achieve anything if you have the right mindset, take action and don't give up on yourself. Failure is only an option if you believe it exists.
Wishing u all the best
Rania
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Rania. I'm glad this resonated with you.
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That's amazing Eddy, I agree with you 100% . Life is to short . You been taught like I was there is only one you , you have to make the best of of what you got. Never give up hope and your dreams or you will fail terribly. I been wanted to do the online stuff for years now. But, the reason I did not is because people was hollar out scam their going to take the money and run . But, I understand now that you have to buy domains and websites and etc . I have done allot of research on this and that how I ended up on this web site . Y'all are truly the nicest people I have ever met .
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Sheila. I remember when I thought everything was a scam too. And the reality is there are a lot of bad things online. But as you can see this affiliate marketing business is real and will be for many years to come. So I'm happy you decided to give it a shot.
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ByronAllen Premium
Wow!! Your story is truly inspiring!! I have been at the make money online thing since 2014 and I'm not stopping until I have the freedom I desire where I can tell my wife she doesn't have to work anymore.

I think a lot of people miss the part about not quitting. It takes a while to learn the skills you need in order to be successful. Not to mention all the opportunities that you can be distracted by.

Seeing that you started in the early 90s and didn't make a full time living until 2008 spoke volumes to me. Reading your story gave me even more fuel to keep at it!! Thanks for sharing!!
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed Byron. The not quitting part is key. But too many people give up on this when they don’t see results right away. So long term delayed gratification is important.
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NinahHunter Premium
Hi, Eddy,

Thanks for the inspiring intro to yourself, Eddy. For those members just getting started, it can be hard to see the forest for the trees. There is so much on WA, it can be overwhelming, but I've realized that sticking to the step-by-step training is certainly the best course of action for us newbies. I do, however, give myself time once in a awhile to just explore and skip around WA, including skipping through some lessons just to get an idea of what's forthcoming. I then go back and complete all tasks.

I think one of the biggest differences or focus of WA on online marketing is content. Most other programs or trainings I've been through (or watched a webinar or few about) either put more emphasis on paid advertising, squeeze pages, email lists and mailings, with little discussion on Google rankings. The WA approach does make a ton of sense. The only drawback for me (a very impatient person who wants to know and do everything at once and NOW) is it is obviously going to take longer to develop the business before I can really start earning some decent income from it. I anticipate once that happens, the biz will continue to grow exponentially. So, I'm plodding away as patiently as my personality allows me. Thanks for being an ambassador, for the WA Training Cheatsheet, and all your other trainings and things that you do for us on WA.

Ninah
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EddySalomon Premium
Ninah,

I couldn't agree with you more about your assessment of WA's focus. You need a lot of delayed gratification to make this business work the way WA teaches. But I have found that what WA teaches lasts the test of time vs some of the other methods which can change so quickly.

I've been following it for 10 years and it still works very well. So that says a lot in my eyes.
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Tomasvilla Premium
Hey Eddie I just read your profile description and it is very inspiring :)
With all your experience what do you thing is the number one factor that makes most of the difference when getting started?
is it posting regularly... getting comments and shares... keyword research?
Answer only if you have time I don't want to bother you :)
And Thanks Anyway!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Thomas,

It's actually Eddy with a y. I'm glad my profile inspired you.
The most important thing is writing content that is optimized for what people are looking for regularly. If you're not writing content that is optimized then everything else is a waste of time.

I've laid this all out in my cheat sheet and other tips:
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Tomasvilla Premium
Thanks so much Eddy (sorry about the misspell) I'll focus on that and definitely will take a look at your cheat sheet :)
good luck!
Tomas
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Tomas.
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Colin1979 Premium
Hi Eddy,

I've just finished a great hour of research and inspiration. Normally I get on at least 7 - 10 websites, but today it has just been your 2! Very interesting stuff, and incredibly engaging. I know you've been at this game a while now, but I hope you know you guys really inspire newbie's like me.

Thanks,

Colin
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Colin.
Hopefully you are inspired and take action.
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Hello and great evening!!

I am looking forward to learning from everyone here. I appreciated the introduction on your page and it was encouraging. I am still trying to figure out the better niche to start out with. Do you think that credit repair would be a good niche to start with? What about physical products?
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Amana,

You're welcome. You should read the following to help you decide a proper niche for the long term:
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! EddySlomon,
Your profile compelled me to connect with you so you might effuse the WA-community willing souls to support and push me and my junior site - www.ebettercare.com into its designated orbit of successful E-Marketing circle.

Besides, would you mind of taking a look at my post on "On WA after my first one month" in , and see if you may add something further so to reinforce the keys for succeeding in online business, especially for the newbies.

Now, I await your support to further what I should do for my site.

It is wonderful to meet someone so succesful in such a short time in WA like you.

Best to health and success,


James
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1Sonofabeach Premium
Eddy I am definitely aspiring to be just like you when I grow up in this internet marketing world. I have to reach the point where I am efficient and profitable enough to stay home with my baby girl. what did you do to make things actually click? Any advice for a guy just getting his feet wet here? I really look forward to your perspective/advice. Best
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Christian,
I'm glad to hear you feel inspired. But there wasn't anything magical I did or clicked. I basically followed what WA teaches.
I know everyone thinks there is some magic step or advice, but there really isn't.

I've pretty much laid out what I do here: So feel free to read that. I hope it helps you.
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CLOUDFIT Premium
Eddy:
Thank you for your post & congratulations on your success.
The power of being a "Stay @ Home Dad" & to be able to Retire Your Wife from her career; I'm sure remains a very Prideful Experience for You.
As a new WA Community Member, My Desire is to accomplish the same goals. I desired for so long to find the vehicle which could provide me the path , as long as I do the work to achieve personal success.
If there is any wisdom/guidance you could share toward accomplishing this humanly important task; would be sincerely appreciated.
Be well & congratulations again. I am so excited to be here.
Your WA Family
Cicero
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome.
Thanks for the kind words Cicero.
All of my words of wisdom are pretty much blogged here on WA:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
So read those posts and they should help a lot.

One of my favorites is my cheat sheet here:
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alesiah Premium
Hi EddySalomon I Love how positive you are with your thinking
that's the key to being successful I have been on the internet since 2010 more off than on and I haven't made any money but I can say I love this stuff lol And I will not give up and finding wealthy affiliate is the best thing I have ever done and I know in my heart success is on its way as long as I don't give up !!
Have A Blessed Day!
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad to hear it Alesia. Thanks for the kind words.
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seekingtruth Premium
Hi Eddy with a Y. I like your website. I'll probably be back often. It only took me a couple of minutes being on Wealthy Affiliate to know that this is the place I've been looking for for years. To learn the fastest you need to learn from the best, so I am starting with the ambassadors. I hope to learn from your positive mindset.

All the best
Rick
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Rick. I appreciate the kind words. I agree to be the best you have to surround yourself with the best people. And WA definitely has some of the brightest minds that want to help others succeed.
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CPonline Premium
Ha ha. I get that "Eddy with a Y" comment. You must have seen the movie "Larry Crowne". Your comment reminded me of the movie and I chuckled as I remember Tom Hank saying "Larry Crowne with an E" and the young guy countering with "Don with a G". Lol
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EddySalomon Premium
Actually, no I haven't seen it. I was just tired of people misspelling my name even if it's listed right near my picture. Then it sort of became my brand. It makes people laugh and helps them remember me. So it's all good. lol
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Eddy, I am really excited to create my new website! I have a lot of ideas I want to incorporate in my cite that I think will attract visitors. I know that for the best chance of success I need to upgrade to the premium, but I am not comfortable throwing in the money if it is going to be a year before I turn a profit. I know that I am capable of making a great website, but I just wanted to know what kind of time frame I am looking at for when I am going to start making my money back and even turn a profit. -Toby
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EddySalomon Premium
Toby,

Read this: Ultimately, this is a business. You will succeed or fail. That is the reality. There are no guarantees, that's why it's called a business not a job. Millions of people invest in a college education with no guarantee that they will get a job after graduating. But yet so many people feel it's worth the investment in themselves, even if they won't see the rewards in this for a few years. You need to have a long term mentality about this to succeed. If you're looking for immediate results or a definite time frame, then this isn't for you. It may not be what you want to hear. But that's the reality of starting a business and making that investment in one.
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JJsbounty Premium
I love your profile Eddy and that is great that you and your wife can be at home with your kids. It can be difficult for some and scary to leave their kids with strangers. I was fortunate to have my in laws! That is awesome you have been very successful with Internet marketing business! I wish you continued success!

Blessings Always!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Joan. We also had my father and mother in law who help us as well. I couldn't imagine my kids being watched by strangers. But I know not everyone has that privilege. However, this business can make it possible.
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JJsbounty Premium
Yes, and with that in mind I hope success and prosperity for all those that are striving to build there business, that they stay connected to their families and above all else GOD! It is he who Blesses and gives us all that we have and the strength to keep moving forward

Joy and Peace
Joan
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed.
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greenkg24 Premium
Hey Eddy,

I just wanted to run my niche idea by you.

My idea is reporting important events that the United States government would have interest in that happen in Africa. This is my area of study and expertise and I research report on all the different countries in Africa every day. No my reports are mostly in my own word, but I find my information through online resources such as news sites and other blogs and local new agencies in the countries. I write about one-two sentences explaining the main idea of the event or article that related to national security, then I have anywhere from two-five bullet points further explaining, giving facts and statistics. However, every Friday, and maybe more frequently as time moves on, I publish an analysis piece based on some developing story, event or ongoing relations between countries, giving the why and how and who to all the questions regarding the event. Is this a good Idea? I guess my main question is, would this limit my rank on google if I somewhat summarize the stories already publish on other sites?

Also, my main goal is to provide a simplified version of news in Africa so people can quickly scroll to the country they want to learn about and find out quickly, by reading the short summary, if they are interested in learning more, provided the link to the original article. I also give credit to the actual writer, publisher and website it was originated from.

Thanks for the help!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Kyle,

I'm not sure that is a good niche based on what I've laid out here: Please read these two pieces of content and let me know if it helps you re-shape your decision.

Eddy
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Very good, hope to reach your status soon. Just started the training yesterday, I am a rookie on this. Probably, not probably; I will be asking many questions. I thought that I was just going to advertise products from affiliated Sponsors and get a commission when some one bought something and that was it. Now I see is a new ball game and have to really study hard and learn, learn and learn, then applied it. I want to upgrade, but I feel I don't know anything on this business yet.
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm sure you will if you follow the training. If you want a cheat sheet on what you need to do, then read this:
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N33 Premium
Hi Eddy,
Just came to say hello. I missed your smile. Wanted to say thank you for taking me on this fabulous journey, to These unbelievable people. I remember saying I would work around 8-10 hours a week to reach my goals, well it is in fact per day now, even if I am not typing, still working in my head. Something is rolling Forwards and I am glad it does.
Just came to say I don't Forget you.
Have a nice day
N with a smile
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Anne,

You're very welcome. I knew you would love this community as much as I do. Here's to a bright future for you in this business.
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Hey Eddy

Thanks so much for your help man and yes this niche thing seems a bit tricky, I actually had a couple of personal ideas and ones I found through research

Im sure I can't move on till I get this hammered down first

First of all I'm a freelance artist with several yrs. experience and anything art/crafts related I'm fully interested in so I would love to base my site off that but I have no idea what to call it or how to create something that stands out or that hasn't been done already several times over and even better

And just to give other ideas, I also have a interest in video games, movies, tv series, comics, Star Wars, the unknown/mysteries, National Geographic, history, mythology, fantasy, anything retro toys/cartoons/movies, and wrestling

And I'll add I have a deep passion and heart for disabled military veterans/service members, homeless, children hospitals, cancer patients, charity/fundraisers

Hope that gives a clear idea of my aim and you could help me
Thanks Glenn
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Glenn, Let's take this over to your profile: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/gfoster. Just respond to one of my messages there and I can discuss this over there with you. Ask your question there.
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RStrange Premium
Keep those type of pages coming my way. I loved that Cheat Sheet. I still have several more links from that left to read. Thanks.
I hope you don't mind all my questions. If I am bothering you, please let me know. I am getting a handle on this and should leave you alone before long. LOL
I want to ask you about keywords.
I did the alphabet soup trick with Google and found some low-hanging fruit. I think. I found: BBQ ideas for vegetarians. While I ran that thru Jaaxy I found: Healthy dinner ideas for vegetarians.
Question - can I use one page to kill two keywords?
Another example: BBQ recipes for camping--and--good recipes for camping.

As I write this question to you, I think it is coming to me...write two pages due to the need for content....Duh. Your thoughts?
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Robert,

You're welcome. Um, just private message me direct with any questions or comments you have. You're a premium member now and that's the benefit of it. So feel free to send any questions you have via private message. Thanks
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RStrange Premium
I love this site and what I am doing. I am lost but learning to find my way. I really like this.
I am gaining an understanding of what I am supposed to be doing. Do you currently have more than one web page or do you stick with the one and perfect it?
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EddySalomon Premium
In terms of being lost, I recently wrote something that should help you through that. So read the following before doing anything else: It seems to have cleared up a lot for newbies like yourself.

I have a few websites. But my main one is the one that brought you here which is www.WorkAtHomeNoScams.com I only started experimenting with other sites now because I'm pretty established with my current site in terms of writing new content regularly, making money and ranking in google. So now I'm able to try another site which has been doing pretty well. But I always tell newbies master one first then you can think about another later on.

In any event, let me know if that article helped you.
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N33 Premium
You know, it is when I read your text on people selling everything possible that I knew, you are the right Person to trust.
So good boy!
What I know so far is, I am not the seller type. I do want to be of service to people, recommending what I know I could do so for my own Family and of course if otherwise it helps me also financially, I will be glad.
I am not going to upgrade for the moment, because my reality is, I have to earn the money before I can spend it! But as soon as I see how it works on the long term I will upgrade. So I hope you have as much patience as I do have.
Sincerely.
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EddySalomon Premium
Yeah, I'm not a sales person either. I just provide people with good information via my blog posts, make recommendations I believe in. And folks sign up, then that's great. If not, I still helped people and they'll remember that. In terms of going premium and when you do it, that's totally up to you. Most people do it because they see it as a long term investment in themselves. Where they invest now and will see the fruits of that later. It's the same reasons people will pay for college now with the hopes it will pay off many times over when they get out for years to come. It's the same concept, but a fraction of the cost. But not everyone sees it like that or can afford to make that premium investment initially so I totally get it. At the end of the day you're in control and have to do what's best for you. I discuss why people shouldn't go premium here:
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hey, "Eddy, with a Y"...Lol! that made me chuckle a bit when I seen that. Thanks for the opportunity to join this community and help other's and myself achieve the financial success we all very much deserve! I look forward to chatting with you in the future.
Until next time....
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome James! And I'm glad my way to help people remember the spelling of my name amused you. It was definitely designed to do that. lol
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NGallegos Premium
HI Eddy.
Do you think you could give me some tips on getting pictures. I am concerned about copyright issues. I noticed with Wikimedia when I was downloading pictures it told me that I needed to provide credit to the author or something. What would be the best way to give credit? Can your website be taken down for copyrighted pictures?
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EddySalomon Premium
I use pixabay.com for pictures. You're allowed to use them on your site without attribution. You can also do a search above and you'll find tons of information about getting free pictures. Here's one: I hope this helps.
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EddySalomon Premium
By the way Nathan, just private me directly when you have a question. That's the benefit of being a premium member and the best way for my referrals to reach me.
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Vladd222 Premium
Hey Ed,
I know I am somewhat late as I only became a member today, however I am familiar with the freelance world and if my assistance were to be required at some point I`d be more then happy to help while using the WA platform. Im a college student so I have time on my hands, lets get in touch!
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So the best I can figure is that I am not entitled to the additional training without paying, correct? the first series of training basically shows you how to do a web site, which I have a degree in, therefore, I don't need help putting together a web site. I still do not completely understand how you make money just from having a web site. (I have had one for years and have not made money at it-I do not have ads on my site). I have yet been giving information that encourages me to spend money to make money. If ads are the only way, then it is definitely not worth spending the money. I can see where the information provide would be useful to people with NO web experience, but you have not convinced me to spend the money.

If I am missing something, please let me know. I have spent many hours listening and reading your "training" and at this point, feel like I have wasted my time.
Robin
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Robin,

Yes if you want more training and support you need to upgrade to premium. I don't know if you completed the starter training but the make money part was explained in the second lesson: But as the training mentioned you're making money by writing content and adding affiliate links to your content. The premium lessons go into more details about the making money here: The starter membership is only meant to give you an overview of this business. Then it's up to you to run with it on your own if you don't want to invest in the premium. Some members are able to do this and make money. So just do whatever is comfortable for you.
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I'm new to finding out how and where to build a website I do believe if you are already a website holder and have not made money you're not going about it the right way. I mean no disrespect so please don't be offended. Have you tried Google Adsense? They allow you to place their ads on your website and pay per click so no one HAS to buy anything in order for you to get paid. I'm not going to pay for premium just yet but maybe in the near future.
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EddySalomon Premium
Tracy, I'm confused by your comment. I obviously have websites that are making money.
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I'm sorry I don't know how but I responded to someone else or at least that was the intent. Someone made a comment that they weren't making money and couldn't understand where people were getting ads and links I'm so sorry I don't even think it was this thread I must have had two threads open on my phone and accidentally dropped it here. Again I'm sorry thankfully that was my first mistake now it's out of the way haha.......
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MannyC2017 Premium
Hi Eddy, I'm new to WA, and it looks like have been here for a while and have more experience in the business.

What is you opinion on starting off with the Affiliate Bootcamp program if I cannot come up with my own niche?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
-Manny
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Manny,

I cover this here:
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MannyC2017 Premium
Thanks Eddy for the quick response. I'll read your article.

Thanks,
-Manny
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good Emmanuel
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Hey Eddy, I need advice...I have sewn for many years, I focus more on totes/purses, I'm also a independent Younique presenter (skincare and cosmetics) . I guess my question would be how could I combine the two or is there a way to have 2 differant websites since I have 2 niches..any advice on either one would be appreciated..thanks
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Kimberly,

You should have two different sites. They're totally different niches. That said focus on one niche first. Get the hang of this business then consider creating another site. If you have any more questions, just reply to the comments I left in your profile. That's the best way to reach me about your specific needs.
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I sure will, thank you for your prompt response, I really appreciate the much needed advice!
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EddySalomon Premium
No problem Kimberly
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IF-Jamie Premium
Hey Mr. Salomon, I visited your website today by chance and although I was already a member at WA; I wanted to say that your content and website design was very slick & that you're a great inspiration to us who are just starting out with our websites. *thumbs up*

James
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EddySalomon Premium
Well thanks James. I really appreciate the kind words.
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LMW Premium
Great Eddy: with a Y. I'm not afraid to say GOD, not the big guy up there. But, you be you and I'll be me. That's the way God made us.

I remember you from 2015 when I was here the first time. I love your style and will follow you, anywhere.

Keep on keeping it real.....
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EddySalomon Premium
Never afraid to say God. I just did. lol But thanks for the kind words.
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Eddy I have watch all the lessons I think I got it and no I didn't I am so confused can't you cll me or I call you for a 1 time helping me. I am ready to cry this is so hard for me and I really want to do this I am so broke I live on 15.00 a month so this is so important to me. PLEASE HELP ME
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EddySalomon Premium
Brenda, this may not be for you if you watched the videos and read the training and you're still totally confused. Did you follow the tips I laid out here: I don't offer phone calls. All the support is done online. And please keep in mind this business isn't going to resolve your financial issues quickly. It can takes months and up to a year to see any results. So if your needs are pressing this might not be for you.
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MaryannM62 Premium
Hi Eddy, I was impressed by your helpful advice that you have given others and will be calling on you! I just created a website last night! So far, just the title, but I feel the success ready to pounce! I am limited on my time but not on ideas!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Maryann. Success will take time. But it is totally possible if you follow the training and stay consistent with your efforts.
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I am very excited bout doing this Wealthy Affiliate but I am having very hard time getting my website I have listened to the learning so many times an each time I learn something new but to be honest I am one who needs someone next to me talking and one time I can get it , I really wish you all offered that. in beginning they said start a domain so I did I put brenda65. and it followed by ,sierabix,com not realizing that isn't going to get anyone to my site and I can't figure out how to change it can't find niche to pick yea as I said I am so confused. really wish you or someone could walk me thru . I wish you best of luck in your adventures
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RodneyWoodly Premium
Hey Eddy, you contacted me a while ago and I fell off a bit had my challenges, but I'm back and I still believe I can succeed with WA. Can you please tell me what should I do first, second and third to start this journey right?. And guidance would be appreciated. Best and Blessing Rod
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Hello Eddy with a y. I have completed first task on the starter program. I watched the Get Started Video. I have a question, If I cannot afford to go premium after my 7 day trial end, in the starter program, is it possible to make money, if you are a fast learner? and can I use that money, I make from the starter program of having access to 2 free website to pay the premium with the money I make?
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Roslyn,

Read the following: which may help you.

I've heard that some people are able to make money just using the basic starter training but it's not common since most people need the additional training and support that premium provides.

It's not really about being a fast learner, it's about being able to apply what you learn then it can take months for Google to trust your site enough to rank it and thus eventually make money. So it's a long term focus. This is a business so there isn't any speeding it up. It's going to take time to see the fruits of your labor. So you have to view this as a marathon not sprint to make this work.

Feel free to reply to me at your profile: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/roslynj41 where I left you messages. That's the best place to discuss your questions and situation.

Thanks
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Thanks again Eddy. I have read Can't afford the premium membership at WA as well Top 3 reasons you shouldn't go premium. The article had some valid points, One of them is to downsized cable. I have downsized cable in fact I haven't had cable for three years. I have downsized on various of things, and I cannot sell anything else, my apartment is almost empty, as well I have a child take care of. Money does not knock on my door steps. That is why I asked the question. I found this affiliate program to be very interesting above the ones I've researched. I was asking, in options on what I can do to afford the program. Considering in reference to the articles you sent me, does not really apply to me. Is there another way, and considering 7 days is all that is provided, and considering it does take time to build a business, why not give people more than 7 days to build the foundation to get to the premium. Technically like any business, you have to pay rent for it, and time is given for business owners who start out to pay the rent.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Roslyn,

I don't make the policies for WA. The starter membership is really just to give people a taste of what this business entails. Like I said some people are able to run with that basic starter information and figure out everything on their own over time. I can't speak to that since I've always been premium. The article I sent you about affording premiu covered more than just cutting down bills or selling stuff. I also mentioned mturk as a way to help. But ultimately as I mentioned in the other article if you're not in a position to afford the premium, that's fine. Maybe it's something you explore later when you can. Or just try to run with the starter information as others have done. You have to do what's best for your situation and it sounds like going premium isn't in the cards right now and that's fine. Try to work with what you learned in the starter.
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Thanks again Eddy, and appreciate that advice with starting with the starter program. I will certainly gain knowledge with the program, thanks again.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Roslyn.
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saharelf Premium
Hi Eddy, I just wanted to reach out and say thank you for the constructive criticism you gave me on the comment I left on your web page. Yours was the first, and I guess I didn't understand the directions but giving me the feedback helped me to understand what I was supposed to be doing.

Thanks again, and I enjoyed reading your bio, it's inspiring, and your positive attitude shines through your writing, it's infectious.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Sahar-luba. I know some people get confused about the site comments. So I'm happy to shed light. I'm glad you appreciated the feedback.
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Hey Eddie,
Thank you taking the time to reach out to me. Is there a way we can talk on the phone and you can shed some light as to ways to make some quick cash now? I am kinda desperate because I have bills due now and I literally do not have any money. I don't mean to be so dramatized but this is where I am at.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Sandra,

It's actually Eddy with a y like it's spelled right near my name.
I don't have any get rich quick schemes I can provide you. Anything that is going to make you real money online takes time. Be very mindful you don't fall for the garbage out there that claims otherwise. I've seen a lot of folks in desperate situations fall for it and end up getting scammed or losing money.

There is no short cuts to making money online. I'm sorry I can't give you any other advice. I always tell people in situations like yours, there best bet is to try to land an offline job as they work on building their business. Because jobs are the only thing i know can give you money in a short period of time.
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LadybugLove Premium
Hi Eddy...came across one of your comments and wanted to check you out. Wow man...I'm impressed!! Just signed on to Premium in February and working through the training, 2nd course!

Following you Eddy! Any advice from you would be much welcomed! I'm looking to be another shooting star!

Thanks for reading this...

~Evon :)
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks for the kind words Evon. All my tips and best advice can be found here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
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Stefcaz Premium
Hi Eddy ~ I'm a Newbie and very excited to get started. Came across your profile and decided to reach out and introduce myself. You are impressive for sure! I read through a couple of your responses to others and will definitely visit your website and read your blog. I'm so inspired by your story!
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Julianna1 Premium
Okay, sooooo, Im currently doing everything by means of my cellphone. Its worked out fine so far HOWEVER I was just about to activate and update my plugins and got wondering if, by updating to whatever version they gave me, it would fry my phone.
Also, if I did end up updating to the new version, what would happen if I got a computer? Would I have to go through the whole process again on my computer? I feel silly for asking, like Im just creating cinerios, but I dont know how one technology differes from another, other than that they all have different addresses.

Someone help me. Lol
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EddySalomon Premium
Ok you definitely need to work on your business using a real computer. So that's the first thing. It will become more difficult to manage using a smart phone. Updating and adding plugins will not do anything to your phone. It's not like your installing apps to your phone. You're updating your site and it's server not the devices you're using to access your site. The same applies if you were making these updates via a computer. If you have anymore questions just reply to any of the messages I left on your profile page here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/julianna1
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Hello Eddy my name is Matthew and I am brand new at this. I was wandering if you had any advice for beginners such as myself? I noticed that you are ranked very high so I thought it would be appropriate to reach out to people who have shown success in this industry. Thank you I greatly appreciate it.
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EddySalomon Premium
Welcome Matthew.
My advice is to follow the training first and foremost. Don't bounce around. It's set up for your success. Next I would recommend reading my blogs here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
Most people have a lot of ah ha moments after reading it. I think it will help you as well.
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Annyj41 Premium
Good afternoon Eddy,
I need help. I'm so sorry I wasn't humble before. But the truth is I don't know what the heck I am doing. I apologize for not utilizing you before when God clearly blessed me with you as a mentor. I know you have been successful with your 9 years of experience. Can you please help me. I am more than willing to listen and learn. I created a website that I feel passionate about, and was afraid of using my website to make money. However, I know that was one of my goals. My website's purpose is to provide information about Women who use violence in relationships. I didn't complete my content, but would like to work on it this weekend. My question is how if I can turn this website into one that does generate income? If you don't mind, I would like you to review the site. It is www.womenwhoareabusive.com
Thank you,
Sherry J
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Sherry,

Please private message me about this so we can discuss one on one as your mentor. Now that you're a premium member that is one of the benefits. We can't discuss any of your challenges privately. So reach out to me that way. I applaud you for realizing some of your mis-steps. Some of these things I was trying to get across to you in past conversations. But it sounds like you're at the point to hear my advice now. So I look forward to your private message.
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BetterDays2C Premium
Hey Eddy,
I have been following you for awhile. I started last year, but then had to quit working on my sites for 4 months as we got notice to move and then I got really sick! I am finally back and trying to move forward. I am kind of stuck. I basically have started over on the lessons because I have forgotten so much.

I really need your help. I am really inspired by your story. However, it looks like you have been earning money online since 2008. My husband and I are retired, and we are running out of money. We only have enough to last for about 6-7 months, then we are going to be in big trouble. Could you PLEASE tell me if it is possible to get my websites up and bringing in some income in the next 6-7 months? I am willing to do whatever it takes and put in as much time as possible.

Could you check out my websites and tell me what I need to do? I would appreciate ANY feedback that you can give me. The sites I am working on now are: supportmilitaryheroes.org, howtobeattriplenegativebreastcancer.siterubix.com, and greenadpagesonline.siterubix.com. ( I am in the process of transferring my domain greenadpagesonline.com) It has not transferred yet??

I do know I need more pictures. I am looking for my cancer pictures and will put those on when found. Eddy, please be honest with me. I can take it!!
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EddySalomon Premium
Since you're premium private message me directly to discuss. In the mean time you should read the following:
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SEllexson Premium
Hi Better Days. I did visit your Website Military Heroes. I adamantly support our Military. You have inspired me to get more involved. We all know our Veterans deserve the very best in medical, jobs, training, We need to do more for them. Every time I see a man or woman that is in the Military I always thank them for serving. Thank you, Thank you, for sharing some of the good things that are being done for them. Wonderful Web-Site.

Sherry
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Connie,

Thanks for your kind words. Feel free to private message me. I don't want to get into back and forth questions and comments on my profile. So just private message me directly with your questions and comments. I would also encourage you to contact the person that referred you directly as well.
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BetterDays2C Premium
Hey Eddie,
I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I have had some health issues again and had to get them dealt with. I will private message you possibly tomorrow. No one referred me. I signed up under Kyle. That is why I am counting on everyone here in the community to help me! I have had a ton of help and will continue to need help. You seem to know what you are doing and maybe you can give me some guidance?? I did give you my websites. I would like for you to give me some brutal advice on them so I can get them monetized. I will fill you in on some other details in private message. Thank You for responding back even though it has been several days since I contacted you. I had not forgotten, just have not had time. Take Care. Connie
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Eddy,
I have several Jaxxy responses for some keywords I would like to use for my bootcamp website exercise. I would like to show them to you for your input and suggestions, but I don't believe that I can copy the document here (I exported the list from Jaxxy to a Word document). Could I email them to you? If so, what address would I send them to?
Thanks,
Michael Lapchon
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Michael,

Only premium members get direct access to me via private messaging here on WA. Ultimately what you want to do with Jaaxy is find keywords that are in the green and have some decent search volume. I like focusing on keywords that have at least 100 searches per month and the potential of 50+ clicks of traffic.

And you want to just run whatever keywords you have in mind in google. Basically type in that keyword in google and see what types of websites come up. If you see blogs and other smaller sites then you should be good. Hope this helps. Again once you become premium I can give you more hands on advice.

But this should get you going. If you have any other questions, just respond to any of the messages i left you on your profile so we can carry on any other conversation on your profile area.
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Eddy,

I have two keywords that have a QSR of 0. So they naturally would have a low search number. I take it that I shouldn't bother with them?
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EddySalomon Premium
Check your profile area. I left you a message there like I mentioned early. Continue this conversation there. Thanks
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DorcasW Premium
Hello Eddy; I have a problem. I could build the website as a free member as the build my website icon was unresponsive. Yesterday I upgrade to premium. I still cannot build my website. I email Kyle but the reply I got seamed to be automotive as it does not relate to my quarry. I want to get moving
Dorcas
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Dorcas,

Now that you're premium you can just private message me directly. That said anytype of website issues you're having you should contact tech support here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support they're very fast and they're there for things like this.

Private message me to let me know what happens after you speak to them.
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Hey, Eddy with a "y", this is jimmie (or logicode28), I owe you a world of thanks for recommanding this program. I first signed on last year, got cold feet and pulled out(it seemed a little intimedating), but now I'm back and in this for the long run, failure is not an option! Look forward to your advice, luv ya.
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EddySalomon Premium
Congrats Jimmie. I've seen that happen to others. It's better to be here when you're ready. It sounds like you are now. Good luck. Be sure to reach out to the person that referred you. It doesn't look like you're a referral under me according to my records.
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JaxJackson Premium
Hello Eddy Salomon, very new to this internet marketing, I must say it's a little scary and overwhelming, I know it's only like that cause I make it so. but I'm ready to fight those demons in my mind off, and this sounds like the place to start...well I'll be following you!
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EddySalomon Premium
It's normal to be scare when you're learning something new. All of us have fears. The people that succeed still push past them. So as long as you do that, you'll do well.
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ELeslie Premium
Hello Eddy, I have just read one of your blogs, thinking outside the box and earning as a result. It makes a lot of sense!

You are such a funny man with a pleasing personality, no wonder you are successful. Do you make money from teaching about having the right attitude in life as well?

EJ
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Ej,

I'm glad you enjoyed my blogs. You should check out my others one here:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
http://www.workathomenoscams.com
http://www.moreblogging.com/
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ELeslie Premium
Thanks Eddy!
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome
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FLedet Premium
Question:...If i choose weight loss but im all about losing weight but taking or drinking something for energy to lose weight and burn fat....how do i put that into perspective to narrow it down to make that work for a niche...look don't laugh i'm a slow learner i'm more of a hands on learner i'm struggling with all this reading cramming make my head hurt lol....PLEASE HELP
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EddySalomon Premium
Flo, this is no different than how you approach any niche. You basically apply what the training teaches here: You're going to have to get accustomed to reading because that's how you're going to learn this business. Without it you'll be dead in the water. A lot of the advice I also provide are in articles format.

With that said, before you decide on any niche you better read this:
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FLedet Premium
Hi Eddy..i don't see any of my messages i left in the goals discussion group ...is there any way you can help me or tell me where they went...there were all there when i clicked send but once i responded to you message i went back in and they gone??
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EddySalomon Premium
I have no idea why that's happening. That's something to direct to Kyle.
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SarahBoone Premium
Great profile Eddy! Seem like a real honest and down to earth kind of guy! Look forward to making a career out of this. I too have kiddos that I want to continue to be there for without working for corporate america again! You're right, the man up above is the key to it all! He knows our needs, but we have to do our part and give him something to bless!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Sarah! I'm glad we're on the same page.
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WBoyer Premium
Hi Eddy (with a Y)

Just read your Blog on Terrified of Writing and went to your website. Both are fantastic. That's why I decided to follow you. I think I can learn quite a bit from you as I push ahead with my training.

Keep up the good work you do.

Best wishes on your continued success,

“Get-err-Done”
Bill
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Bill. I appreciate the follow and kind words.
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Hey Eddy (with a Y). I'm Renee (with 2 e's). I was wondering what happened to you!! I told my husband I'm NOT even sure how I got on this site...think I clicked on a brother's post but Idk if I went through his ad to get connected...old people and IT!! I'm sooo glad you found me and tracked me down on here!! I'm coming for you in the top 100...stay tuned. Can't wait to get my ducks in a row...see you at the top!!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hi Renee,
I've been here at WA and I still blog every week at my site writing new reviews. I've just stopped with the emails. But I'm happy you found me here. It looks like you clicked on one my articles and that's how you ended up here. Either way, glad you're here.
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AriaMoirre Premium
I hooked up my little red wagon, and rolled right on over here behind you. I have questions, Sir.
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EddySalomon Premium
Feel free to PRIVATE MESSAGE me.
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Eddy, altho I understand niche and content are key, on average (just starting out) how many visitors (to a blog site) can one expect given implementation of strategies and techniques that WA teaches?
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EddySalomon Premium
Renee, that's impossible to guess. It will vary depending on the niche, site, your content and when Google actually ranks your site. That said that's not what you need to focus on. You need to focus on applying the training until you do get visits to your site. It will happen eventually. But this is a marathon. You'll get to your finish line at your own time.
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SeanDillon Premium
Hi there Eddy. I'm responding to the message you left me, sorry if I'm repeating myself:

First I have a question: should I do one web site or multiple web sites to start with?

I'm thinking about starting with
a) Health Blog: chronicling my personal health loss (I've gone from 376.6 lbs to 341.8 lbs so far and I've got plenty to lose). I'm also super interested in this blog being more of a "healthy lifestyle" blog where I talk about gardening, slow food, personal health, productivity, my fat loss + stuff I recommend, etc.

b) Art/Entertainment blog (learning how to draw to begin with). Same deal as the Health Blog where it follows my progress and I talk about stuff I'm super interested in, recommend books that I use, chronicle my progress in drawing, etc.

Both of these are things I'm focusing on 100% in my daily life anyway, so if I can make money off of them and do something I love that would be the greatest thing in the world. I'm so hopeful this will turn into something great for me.

Thank you very much for your help. This really means a lot to me.

So to summarize my question is this: should I start two blogs that essentially follow "me", but are just different categories, or should I do a "me" blog that follows everything I do? I'm kind of leaning toward multiple blogs with more of a "focus" to them.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Sean,

Please private message me with your questions so we can discuss in more detail one on one.

In the mean time, I want you to read the following to help you narrow down your niche idea: Let me know if these articles help you decided when your PRIVATE MESSAGE me directly.

Thanks.

Eddy
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