I know it's very common in this industry to have fake personas especially if you're promoting something shady. You don't want people to really know who you are, so you might make up a name or even use fake pictures. Some people do this because they know if folks run into them they may be welcomed with a punch to the face.

I'm sure when some of you first came to WA you thought the same thing about Kyle & Carson. You might be reading this now and still think these guys are fake. Well I gotta keep it 100% real with ya'll...


The Truth About Kyle & Carson

The reality is these guys are….. really real! LOL No, Kyle & Carson aren't mythical creatures or fake personas. They are just as real as you and I. And yes I do really exist as well. Check out the pic below of me and the guys:

So How Did I Meet Them?

Well I was fortunate enough to be chosen to attend the Las Vegas Incentive program this past week. If you don't know what it is, check it out by clicking here.

But basically it's for affiliates that have hit a certain number of WA sales within the year. It's Kyle and Carson's way of thanking us for introducing so many people to this wonderful community. You're flown out to Las Vegas, stay in the MGM, Hang out with the guys and other successful affiliates and see a sweet show.


A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words...

Here are some pictures of my trip to inspire you. My Livingroom suite, my actual bedroom, The View from my room, Ticket to Michael Jackson's Awesome Vegas Show. The crew:

But as you can see, Kyle and Carson don't half ass it. You really feel like you've made it with them.


So What Are Kyle & Carson Really Like?

On the web you can fake the funk and act like whatever you want. We all know there are marketers out there fronting like they are ballers or as if they really care about you when they don't. But the reality is most of guys are as fake as the boobs I saw in Las Vegas. (Don't judge me. LOL) The good news is that the Kyle and Carson you've seen here at WA are the same in person. They sincerely care about helping you make money with your online business! The game plan to achieve this is by continuing to improve Wealthy Affiliate based on the feedback of it's community. Some would argue that Wealthy Affiliate is already the best. At this juncture, I couldn't argue against that and why I've been here for so many years.

But Kyle & Carson are over achievers and not satisfied! They really want to see ALL of US succeed in our online businesses not just the top affiliates promoting WA.

So not surprisingly our discussions were on how we can improve WA for all of you. Doing so will obviously make us all more money by default. Because the happier folks are with WA, the more likely they are to stay and invest in themselves via a membership here. However we weren't talking about shady tactics or tricks to squeeze more money out of members. We focused our energy on enhancements to WA that make learning even easier, adding tools to keep you better organized and getting rid of things that may not provide as much value.

That was the direction of our conversation. That's a vast difference than some of the MLMs meetings we all have witnessed where it's more about hype and pushing more product down people's throats.


I'm Proud

My take away from this Vegas trip is that I'm proud to be a member of WA and proud to be under the leadership of Kyle and Carson. It's so rare to find people who are that successful but at the same time are humble and want to help more people. That's the type of people we should all associate ourselves with. You know the saying birds of a feather flock together. And I'm happy to be associated with folks with that type of integrity. This is why Wealthy Affiliate will continue to be my number 1 recommendation for anyone looking to make some real money online and willing to work to make it happen!


My Hopes…

I really hope that next year I see a lot more of you folks at this conference. It was great finally meeting and hanging out with my buddy Steve from IveTriedThat.com and his lovely wife Amanda. It was also great meeting the other guys too. The amount of talent and knowledge at the conference was mind blowing. And I know many of you would benefit from it! But even if you're not at the conference my hope is that you take full advantage of the training, support and the wonderful leadership of Kyle & Carson because they are the real deal and want to help you!

Thanks for reading.

Eddy with a Y. (LOL)

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DaveSw Premium
Hi, Eddy...

Congrats first of all on your success pushing WA...

Now, I have a question...Is the base equation of what WA is and will be a dream or reality?

I have a reason for asking this....

You have achieved phenomenal success as a WA advocate, and rightly so, as you show with over 300 signups for the program....

What is your response to competitor programs?

Is this platform REALLY the place to learn what you need to know to have success online with affiliate marketing?

I am talking niches here, NOT Wealthy Affiliate...

Personally, I think it is, but, it would be helpful for you to expand on this a bit?

What is it EXACTLY that convinces you of this?

Cheers!
Dave : )
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey David,

I don't think I understand your comment or question. But I'll take a stab. What WA teaches here has survived the test of time. I've been running my blog since 2003 and all I've done is apply what WA teaches. It's now 2017 and the fundamentals of what they teach still works. It doesn't really matter what the niche is. I recently started a new blog in a totally different niche in march. And the blog started making money within a few months. So I know what they teach is reality back in 2007 when I started and now in 2017.

I've learned so much about affiliate marketing, internet marketing and running a business from this place. So I can speak from my experience. And based on my conversations with other super affiliates, they are living proof that what WA teaches is real and can help you grow an online business in various ways. I'm not sure if that answers your question or not.
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DaveSw Premium
Good answer and thanks, Eddy...

I too have seen the success that the program offers (certainly not to the degree you have yet, but your success is a marker for me to work towards and surpass!)...

As opposed to the programs I flirted with (and wasted time, money, and effort on) prior to finding Wealthy Affiliate, what is here is all-encompassing and offers a clear path to a viable online business...

Further, many of the lessons learned here apply to other areas of online marketing business as there are some basic skills that you need for all of the online marketing segments...

Since I tend to be an overachiever, I have leveraged what I have learned here and elsewhere on and offline plus added in my prior business experiences to develop what I call a Master Plan...

This encompasses more than affiliate marketing, but certainly that focus permeates throughout the other activities I am into or building, and it is providing a steady and growing, but not large amount of income...

Regarding your experience(s) with Wealthy Affiliate and Affiliate Marketing...

Of the many benefits this place offers, one of the most important I think is the continued participation by seasoned members such as yourself.

I know that from what I have seen the members that are achieving massive conversions for Wealthy Affiliate membership tend to stick with helping out members that they recruit, over a lot of community participation...

I think this is a natural part of growing your business and just being too busy for a lot of social chatter, so is to be expected. It would be nice to have a bit more participation by the experts, but I do understand...

This is why also...

I appreciate your feedback to my comment, and it is much as I expected, so you have affirmed my belief regarding affiliate marketing in general and Wealthy Affiliate as well...

Cheers and continued success for you and your online business!

Dave : )
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad my response helped Dave.
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HarveyBrown Premium
Thanks for sharing your experience Eddy with a Y.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Harvey
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CraigBarnes Premium
Great, great post!! Thank you so much for sharing and caring, Eddy.

Craig
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Craig
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CraigBarnes Premium
You are a very good writer, Eddy, and I am now following you. Thanks for beingsuch a great asset to the community.

Craig
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Craig
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GHaiser1 Premium
Appreciate the insight Eddy, I knew you would tower over those guys (LOL), with a heart as big as yours you have to be successful.

Thanks for all the "good stuff".

G. Martin
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Gary.
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amexrn Premium
Hi Eddy, I wanted to see Carson's profile because I thought he's not as active as Kyle so I searched for it and saw this article. Awesome. Inspiring. I hope to be successful like all of the pioneers of WA and everyone too. Thanks for this.

Kind regards,
Arline
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EddySalomon Premium
You will be Arline if you don't give up.
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amexrn Premium
I promise myself not to give up this time. Before I give up at once at the first sign of difficulty. But if I'm going to do that again I am sure I will never ever going to be really successful. So this time I have to make it happen. It may probably take a while or not at all. I'd like to think not at all. Action is one of the keys. Regards.
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EddySalomon Premium
We all have those moments. But I'm glad you're back at it.
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Muthu1232 Premium
Hi eddy saloman you attended vegas it is awesome adventure

well said
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks!
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EvonC Premium
Good read Eddie...ooops...Eddy...lol. I dished WA in 2015 and went after a "Shiny Object" and, well, you probably know the rest of that story. I'm back...to stay...!!. Your piece was motivational and I'm now a follower. Best of luck on your journey.
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EddySalomon Premium
Welcome back home Evon. I'm glad you realized that those shiny new objects are nothing but hype.
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Angiefox Premium
THEY ARE REAL PEOPLE?! O_O *mind blown*




:p
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed. lol
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jsample83 Premium
We are all very real people! lol Welcome!
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed Jimmie!
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RobSciubba Premium
Very inspiring Eddy and that's why I for one will not quit this program as I have others in the past! Let's all join hands and help each other together! Onward!
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EddySalomon Premium
That's the right attitude Rob!
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sinwm Premium
Cheers
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LanceKirby Premium
This is an awesome write up Eddy (with a Y LOL). I look forward to getting to go next year. Lots of work between now and then, but its nice to see some feed back from someone who has gotten the privilege to go to Vegas and hang with Kyle and Carson. Maybe I'll see ya there next year!
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good Lance.
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scorpwealth Premium
This is great to hear. thanks for the insight. Ill be following you going forward.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Tony
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GuyfromNB Premium
Cool!
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed.
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Izpowashere Premium
I thought they were actually real people, I just wondered if their names were real.
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EddySalomon Premium
Well that's good. And yes their names are real too.
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Solorsano1 Premium
What are their last names?
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EddySalomon Premium
Ask them
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Solorsano1 Premium
I did with no response?
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johnwnewman Premium
Great post Eddy! :-)
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks John
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Toshmack Premium
Hi, Eddy,
A great post and well done, meeting them both.
Cheers and thanks for sharing, Tosh :)
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EddySalomon Premium
You're very welcome Tosh. Glad you liked it.
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BigEvent Premium
Thanks for sharing Eddy, this is awesome!
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome
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Giancarlos Premium
So inspiring!!!
Thank you so much for share Eddy!
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EddySalomon Premium
You're very welcome Giancarlos
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Giancarlos Premium
:D (Yes, I will "bother" you when I need help) LOL!
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EddySalomon Premium
Lol
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pparadise Premium
Great post and I hope your time with them was awesome.

Nice
Sam&Iris;
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks, And yes it always is when I see them.
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Crittercraft Premium
Amazing! It must be amazing to actually meet these guys :)
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed it was!
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BishopCBIII Premium
I really so needed this. I have to share this with my wife to help belay any thoughts or ideas that i have been hoodwinked into something again. I need for this to be be real, i will do my part for my family and those i want to be able to be even more helpful because of their sincere need.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Charles,

I'm happy this hit home for you. That's exactly why I wrote it because I've been there before. You may also want to read the following:
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Surfdude123 Premium
Looks great I have to admit. I have to be honest though. I have a ways to go before I find success here. Right now life is not smooth sailing for me so I proceed with caution. I keep writing content and marketing and hope for the best. I have faith that whatever happens I'll be OK. Roof over the head and food on the table. Life of a veteran....
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey David,

I hear ya. Just make sure as you writing content and marketing you check in with the person who referred you to see you're on the right path. You also have all the other members here as well to help you.
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Yep, I can definitely relate. When I joined Wealth Affiliate, I received a "generic" email. Nothing unusual. But then I received a message, within the portal; I was still skeptical, so I decided to send Kyle a message back. To my astonishment, he replied back! And I knew he was "real" because he commented to specific things I said in my message, one of them being that I was surprised he got back to me. (Pinocchio saying "I'm a real boy!" kept playing over and over in my mind, lol).

A blog from Steve of Ivetriedthat, is what led me to Wealth Affiliate, so I would REALLY like to meet him to thank him in person.

Thanks for sharing those pics Eddy!

Veronica
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome.
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jsample83 Premium
Eddy (with a Y),
This was a very inspiring thing to read! I could barely sit still as I was telling my husband about the incentives, and of course about the potential earnings! I am getting really excited to get in depth with WA! Thanks for sharing and I hope that myself and my husband get to meet you in Vegas one day real soon!
Thanks,
Jimmie
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm so happy to hear that Jimmie. You went from skeptical to excited so I did my job of showing you the potential and that this is real. lol
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jsample83 Premium
Yes you did. lol
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EddySalomon Premium
Lol
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NickBanks Premium
Hey, great that you shared the experience! I can only imagine how developmental this was for you. Can I suggest something to improve WA? I would love to see a comprehensive encyclopedia of plugins. I mean with normal people people speak. I usually read about a potential new plugin and search the WA community for it and there's usually not much discussion on it. I figured if there was an example of a plugin and it simply said 1) Yes, its compatible with WA servers 2) It may / may not slow down your site more than most plugins 3) Yes it does / no it doesn't involve coding skills for customization etc etc. A lot of the plugins don't give you this information and I think for many WA users, getting a powerful new plugin can feel like a risky jump in the dark that could lead to a long back-and-forth with WA support. Nice one Eddy!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Nick,

That's something you can share with Kyle or Carson directly. But they really set up WA so you're not using a lot of plugins. Because that's when you start to have conflicts and speed performance issues. It would be exhausting to go through all plugins that are added regularly to determine which are ideal for WA sites.

That's something each site owner needs to test with trial and error. Or use premium themes that have a lot of the plugin functionality already built in which is what I do. At the end of the day, the most important thing on your site that you really want to focus on is your content.

I discuss this here:
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NickBanks Premium
Thanks. Is there somewhere I can go to get information on what plugins to expect with certain themes? It may well be there on the theme selector but I've only ever used the one, so I'm not so well travelled in this area. Gunna read that link now. Thanks again for your speedy reply
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EddySalomon Premium
No I don't know of anything like that.
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Nelsonplea Premium
I like what u said and i will like to know way more about plugin aswell ....lol
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Nacon, Some of the premium themes and plugins I use are found here: http://moreblogging.com/thrive-themes
http://moreblogging.com/thrive-content-builder-review
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Nelsonplea Premium
Tks i will check them out do u know if i can add a live chat room in my page?
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EddySalomon Premium
Just do a google search for a live chat plugin.
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Nelsonplea Premium
Tks 4 ur help
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nick1111 Premium
Eddy,
I really enjoyed reading your post...Hope to meet you in the future. Nick
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you liked it Nick.
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nick1111 Premium
You got it!
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Lilika84 Premium
Eddy, thank you so much for this post. It's very motivating.
Good luck with everything in the future!!!
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad you liked it.
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Catwoman1459 Premium
Great job on getting my attention lol. It's nice to know they are real and care about helping us all.
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EddySalomon Premium
Yeah I'm pretty good at getting people to read my articles here. Be sure to check out my others ones here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog

And yes they are good juys that really care.
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acelaya Premium
They better be real because im coming to Vegas in 2018 when I turn 21!!
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betcha Premium
Now, you've got work to do! Keep moving on with what you have already started here @ Wealthy Affiliate and make it to Vegas! All the best ~Betcha
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EddySalomon Premium
LOL, They are and I look forward to seeing you there.
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thezoulster Premium
Hey there Eddy with a "Y", at first I had some serious doubts about WA and Kyle and Carson and even the community, but after doing all my research on google about the whole thing I figured what do I have to lose by trying it. I mean initially it started as a free starter membership.
Now after reading your blog, I am finally convinced that this online business thing is 100% real and not just another scam so I guess I owe you a load of gratitude.
I actually feel better than before about doing this now and with some hard work and persistency, I am confident that it will all finally pay off.
You guys in the community are awesome!
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad to hear it Zoli!
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FilichiaT Premium
I found this question so funny but at the same time brave and bold. You really got me. Congratulations it looks like you guys had fun.
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad the article drew your attention. That was the goal.
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betcha Premium
You got me there. Lol. When I read your title, I stopped for a moment and began to doubt. My curiosity made me open and read your blog. Thanks, Eddy! It's great to know how real everyone is in this community. And I'm glad you emphasized your name with a Y. You're so "Eddyeasty!"
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EddySalomon Premium
LOL, I'm glad it caused you to read the article. At least any of your doubts are now put to rest. And I always have to reinforce the Eddy with a y otherwise people just spell it the "wrong" way. lol
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Chrissies Premium
This is so inspiring Eddy! Thank you so much for telling us about it. You show that anything is possible in WA with the help of Kyle and Carson :)
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Chrissie. And it is if you're patient enough and work hard enough.
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vanbot Premium
Hi Eddy, a really inspiring post for us newbies, so now I have got to stop doing anything apart from my training. Thank you so much for this.:-))
Steph
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Stephanie! I'm glad it helped you.
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MINDwell Premium
wow so many replies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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EddySalomon Premium
Yup. This article is a year old and a lot of my posts here get a lot of interaction and are shared.
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Rean Premium
Hi Eddy, You got me for a moment there. Before reading the post, I thought, if Eddy doubts their existence and he has been to Vegas, then its worrying.. But of course you just wanted to reaffirm to us that they genuinely exist. I have never for a moment doubted their existence for their humane presence at WA is real. They join in discussions.. answer queries and help where necessary.

I agree with you, they really want to help.. It's up to us to make the best of this unique opportunity to succeed.. It was also nice to read your affirmation and see the pictures of you guys.Wish I could be saying.."Vegas here I come!!..:)" Sadly am still a long way to 300.:)
Thanks for sharing,
Cheers
Rean
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You're welcome Rean.
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ToveL Premium
Hi, Eddy. Thanks for writing this blog about your meeting with Kyle and Carson. It was so nice to see you all together. I haven't felt once that Kyle and Carson wasn't real. Kyle has answered me several times now, and helped me out when I needed it. I feel he cares through the way he writes to me. But I liked very much to see pixtures of you, and looking so happy and confident. Thanks again for sharing.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Tove. I'm happy you never doubted they were real.
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yakitori Premium
Wow! That's really awesome! Do they actually pay for all of that for you (flight, hotel, tickets) or is it the event ticket? I'm curious about how many people attended. Sounds like a really good time and good gathering of like-minded entrepreneurs sharing contacts and information. I only have a niche site right now but maybe I should build a site to promote WA as well.
Thanks for this post!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Andy,

Yes its pretty much all paid for by Kyle and Carson. You can read about it here: every year they do it.

This year I think we had 15 people. There were a lot more for sure. You can read about my latest visit here: It's always a good time but we definitely discuss a lot of ways to improve WA so it's also very productive.

I would say focus on the niche you're passionate about for the reasons I covered here: You don't want to pick another niche for the wrong reasons.

I hope you find this useful.

Eddy
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yakitori Premium
That's pretty amazing of Kyle and Carson!
Thanks for those links. I'll be sure to check them out after work.
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EddySalomon Premium
Yes it is.
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Polycount Premium
Eddy - I wanted to ask what you thought of this. After reading more and more about the Las Vegas incentive program, I was wondering..There's more than just those who have been successful promoting WA on this site - There's quite a few people who have reached success just through promoting their niches.

I wanted to know what you'd think of including those people (Perhaps after a certain income level that could be proven somehow?) in the Las Vegas program. Obviously, Kyle and Carson wouldn't pay for flights and the room (I assume that's part of why they give this incentive to those who promote WA - Those people are already paying K&C back 100 times over!), but I can't tell you how awesome it would be just to be included in the discussions and whatnot if I've been successful with my website.

Let me know what you think!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Cohen,

The Vegas trip is really focused on our opinions on how to improve the WA community and discussing what Kyle and Carson have planned for the future. So it wouldn't really make sense to include other people who have been successful in other niches.

But maybe there is another way to acknowledge those successful in other niches. This is really a decision for Kyle and Carson.
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BarbJaeb Premium
awesome! Thanks for taking the time to share with all of us! It really means more than you know...not that I thought any of you weren't real, but it's nice to see you all out there being real people ...if that makes sense? I guess it solidifies it with us "little people" (ha ha) that there really is a behind the scenes thing going on and this whole thing isn't just a bunch of make believe. Good to know that you're all here to help us out, too! Seriously, makes me feel even better about being part of this community. You give me something to aspire to, Eddy!
Pretty cool!
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EddySalomon Premium
Well I'm happy to hear that Barb. I totally get what you're saying. It made me feel a lot better about promoting WA once I actually met the guys and could really talk to them. They're definitely not a front and sincerely want to help people become successful at their own business. So I'm glad my article can confirm your feelings.
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BarbJaeb Premium
absolutely!
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Woooow,am just one day old in WA but this review has made me to stop mid-way,pray to God to lift me up to see you guys at Vegas.Cant wait any longer,Eddy kudos!!!
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I'm happy to hear that Stephen!
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SSeelye Premium
Thanks for the post. You really make me excited about getting to meet everyone next year! Hope I Make It......re-wording......I Will Make It.
thanks Eddy.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Samantha!
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Pio Premium
Good testimony! The awesome WA training itself is sufficient to tell me that it can really build up your business to success if you follow and implement it with the determination to succeed online!
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed Pio
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Rock Stars
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EddySalomon Premium
Not really. Just some good guys like you and I that want to help people succeed. But I get what you're saying. Lol
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Moonlight11 Premium
mythical creatures lol
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EddySalomon Premium
Lol
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TechniSmart Premium
I had to skip to the end to like this, now I am soaking it all in slowly. Fantastic post Eddy.

See you @ the Top!

--Michael
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you liked it.
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BradNY Premium
I have wondered if it was a Jekyll and Hyde thing. But nope. The picture is the proof. Two people. But, are they using their powers for good or evil?
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Brad,

Hopefully at this point you know they are using WA for good.
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Veanna Premium
Great blog Eddy, really appreciate everything you wrote. Can't wait to meet you and Carson and Kyle in Vegas at the end of this year. Have a great day.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Veanna! I hope to see you there next year as well!
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wanjigin Premium
Hi Eddy, thank you for sharing this post as it is very helpful to know that actually Kyle and Carson are real. It adds to the credibility of the content provided in this platform and I am grateful to have come across WA, because as you may know there are so many scams out there, but here in WA, you are given what you need to succeed in online business. To make it even more better, there is no hype here and the success anyone would get from applying WA concepts, it has to be from one’s hard-work and dedication. Thank you again for sharing this, it helps most of us to stay motivated and encouraged.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're very welcome Alex. And I totally agree with you.
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white3322 Premium
good stuff. I want to go !!!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hope to see you there Darren
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dvbrh Premium
Wow! I really enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing:).
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I'm happy you liked it Devorah
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mrwalt01 Premium
Eddy that is awesome. I have read a lot of your blogs and I look forward to meeting you next year in Las Vegas in 2017 since I just joined about a month ago. Again congrats on a job well done.
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good to me Sean
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teodoa Premium
Wow.. :) Congratulations again, Eddy. :)

You really deserve it. :)

Have an Awesome Day, Eddy. :)

See you around. :)

Cheers,

Andrian
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Thanks Andrian
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Give It A Go Premium
Fantastic post Eddy. Very inspiring and I'm so happy to see the 'real' Kyle and Carson in the photos, but more importantly to know that my 'feel' about them is on the mark too. Thanks for sharing your Vegas experience with us.
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You're welcome Angela!
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pamatthetop Premium
Hi Eddy, just saw your post, very encouraging. I need to get to work. Merry Christmas
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EddySalomon Premium
Indeed!
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AriefWibowo Premium
Wow. That is so great. I will make it in 2016.
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EddySalomon Premium
I hope to see you there.
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chowie Premium
Thank you very much Eddy for writing this blog post, which really puts my mind @ ease with regard to the credibility and genuine dedication of Kyle & Carson, our fearless founders & leaders. However...

It's still kinda perplexing as to what their real rationale is for not divulging their last names. I mean, all of the really well known Internet Marketing experts/trainers/gurus, etc like Frank Kern, Tellman Knudson, and Mike Filsaime have no qualms whatsoever about revealing their last names to the general public.

I wonder how long it would take for our WA membership to be terminated if we refused to divulge our last names to PayPal or our credit card companies rendering us unable to pay our WA membership fees? Anyway...

Whether Kyle & Carson's rationale is privacy concerns or whatever, even after reading your blog post, I still believe that it would drastically increase their overall credibility & trustworthiness if they were to divulge their full names--provided they really do have nothing to hide..?
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Charles. Honestly I don't know the reason nor do I care. Because all I know is that what they teaches works and that's all the credibility and validity I need. And the fact that I've actually met them probably helps too. Lol
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chowie Premium
Awesome attitude Eddy! Since I'm not marketing WA @ all, you & I most likely will not meet at the Las Vegas event. However, I'm extremely proud of you & your monumentous achievement that empowered you to actually come into physical contact with WA Royalty like Kyle, Carson, Jay, and Steve. I wish you continued success, and I'm optimistic that we will meet within the foreseeable future.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Charles. That said the whole royalty and physical contact sentence made me uncomfortable. lol Just kidding. But seriously Kyle and Carson are great down to earth guys. Every year I feel like i leave Vegas learning something really valuable to grow my business.
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olilaz Premium
I think that since they both have families, they want to be left alone, imagine if you give people your last name, and then they track you down, that could be really bad and very dangerous.
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EddySalomon Premium
I don't know what the reason is and again it doesn't make a difference. I can vouch they are real and do want to help people. And if someone really wants to track you down they can. So hiding the last name doesn't really prevent that per se.
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oldokie Premium
Don't know how I missed this post, but glad it caught my eye. Kyle and Carson must be honored by your kind word's. We would all like to have someone describing us in that way some day.
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm more honored to know solid guys like Kyle and Carson. They're great people.
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WayneStewart Premium
That was great words of affirmation to everything that I have seen & experienced so far since I've been here. Thankyou, Eddy, and kind of surprised I hadn't met you yet.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Wayne!
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MrAlexey Premium
Gave me insanely great motivation and faith in what I am doing, thanks Eddy, and I hope to gt a chance to be with you all together in a pic...
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houstoer Premium
Wow thanks for the motivation. I hope one day to attend and take a pic with all you !!!
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EddySalomon Premium
That would be great my fellow Ed!
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abe17 Premium
Thanks,
for sharing Eddy,
I am sure this post will motivate and create a new goal for many,
Best wishes,
Graham :-)
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Graham. That is the goal.
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ewcWA Premium
You hit the ball outta the park Eddy. I am building my site but it's not being set up as a WA Affiliate so apparently I'm gonna miss the next Vegas trip. More success to you...you have inspired me.
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad to hear it Evon!
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wendyjane Premium
Hey Eddy, I really enjoyed reading this for the first time (I guess a little late) ... If you're going to the next conference this January, I will see you there! :) Hopefully more ladies will be coming as well!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Wendy, I'll definitely be there. Finally someone is representing for the ladies. See you Jan!
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JeffL61 Premium
What a truly inspiring post Eddy! I'm now psyched to perhaps one year be out there myself - earning it through being able to promote the company and having the required # of people join in under me! Las Vegas seems to have changed just a bit since my last visit there - back in August of 1982!!

Thank you again,
Jeff
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EddySalomon Premium
Oh it's changed alright Jeff. Make it happen buddy!
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SJB Premium
Great post! Thank you! Very motivating! :)
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EddySalomon Premium
You're very welcome Sonia
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valleeyg Premium
Hey...I dont see any girls in the pic....we gotta change that!
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EddySalomon Premium
Pretty much. It's up to the ladies to step up.
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TimMcKinlay Premium
This is an interesting topic. I was just reading a comment on a WA affiliates blog earlier from someone about this. They were asking the question about how real they are given no last names are posted anywhere (including Linkedin) and thought.. how did I not notice that before!? I've never seen their last names anywhere or ever seen a video with either of them actually in it lol. Mysterious. Although kinda curious about this I don't believe it means anything bad. WA is as legit as they come. I mean think about it.. if you're being invited to Vegas at some point (if your successful) then you are going to meet Kyle and Carson in the flesh... this logic alone ends any sort of conspiracy. Perhaps it's just a way for the guys to protect their privacy, and fair enough I think. There has to be some reason and that seems the most reasonable.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Tim,

I'm glad this article helped. I can understand the skepticism people have because of all the shady and fake people online. I never gave much thought to why they didn't reveal their last name because they were recommended to me by someone I trusted and respected.

And then when I was actually able to become a member and see what was available any doubts I had disappeared. Meeting them several times in Vegas pretty much confirmed they were real at that point. lol

So ultimately it doesn't matter what the reason is, they are real. lol
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Yeah I suppose meeting them would haha. I guess I'm more just curious about the whole last name and no videos thing is all. But certainly not questioning their legitimacy. I never would of signed up if I had those q's. Believe me when I say I've seen a lot of BS online and this is by far the most legitimate to date. Cheers
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EddySalomon Premium
LOL, Yeah I've never asked them why. I know I don't personally appear in any of the videos that I do. But it's a personal preference. Either way as long as everyone understands they are real and they've built a great community that helps people succeed, that's pretty much all that matters.
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TimMcKinlay Premium
True, I can see the value in keeping more of a focus on the content rather than the person. You see some of these stupid videos with people walking along with the camera pointed at their head from an obscure angle or driving while 'teaching' you something. Annoying and distracting. I do like the screen cast videos personally as they keep a focus on what you are actually learning. Especially when you are trying to follow along like in a blog tutorial or set something up or something of that nature.
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EddySalomon Premium
Yup, that's my thoughts too. Otherwise you distracted by nonsense.
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Lady May Premium
Awesome, I'd like to go one day ;) How much do you have to achieve?
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Lady May Premium
I read that, one needs a lot of traffic to get 100 in such a short time, but you've proven it can be done. Did you advertise your website to draw in traffic?
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EddySalomon Premium
Sharon,

All I did was follow what WA teaches. It's not all about having a lot of traffic. It's about how well you can convert the traffic you do have. So keep that in mind.
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daiarian Premium
How many sales did you have to get to win the trip?
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rj3 Premium
Great article Eddy! Good incentive to make the Vegas trip next year!
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you liked it Richard
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SmileOfJoy Premium
Motivating! Although I'm not on the affiliate bootcamp but to build myself a niche website, it still motivates me! As my plan for my 2nd website will be as a WA affiliate!

I'm planning that to build a good and convincing niche website, so that I could lead people more easily with a well proven website!

Working hard and looking forward to see you in Las Vegas some day!
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good Bernard
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beata001 Premium
Lol. I am happy to join WA!
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Dustinb Premium
Lol I still remember some of kyle's blog post from that year. Had a lot to do with about how tall you were xD
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EddySalomon Premium
Lol
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Musiklvr33 Premium
Nice to know they are really real! I did wonder. lol
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