Yeah I said it and what? The truth is the WA community is probably the best place to learn affiliate marketing and building a business around it. Obviously many of us have made some great money with affiliate marketing and why we're members and refer others to this great community.

That's all cool but I sort of feel like WA is holding out on you. There is a lot of focus on making money one way which is affiliate marketing.

But did you know all the skills that you're learning here can be applied in many ways and thus giving you multiple streams of income?

Let Me Count the Ways...

You've Learned SEO

Did you know you probably know more about SEO than most small businesses and could approach them to offer SEO services. This could be as simple as optimizing their pages with the proper keywords. Or you can offer to write a set number of SEO articles for them every month for a certain fee. You don't just have to use your SEO skills on your own site, you can sell them to other companies and in some cases make money faster. I made thousands of dollars per year doing this for many companies.

You've Learned How To Build A Site Using Wordpress

I remember back in the day when creating a website required a degree in rocket science. You had to mess around with html code and use website builders like dreamweaver, front page, xsitepro and a number of other tools that could have a painful learning curve. Now you just come to WA follow 4 steps and you have a website built. And we all know Wordpress is a beast because it allows us to easily change the design and add plugins that enhance a website. Well my friends there are a lot of people and companies that don't have websites. Or if they do it's crappy or not built on Wordpress. This is an opportunity for you to tell people that you can redesign their website which will be mobile and SEO friendly. And you'll be happy to add content regularly for them or show them how to do it themselves. Either way this an opportunity as well. I've literally made thousands of dollars building Wordpress sites for people which basically just involved installing a theme and adding their content.

You've Learned How To Promote Other People's Products

For years I was always hesitant to create my own product because I always thought it would be too much hassle or people wouldn't buy it, blah blah. I had a whole bunch of excuses. And this logic was so flawed because for all those years I sent thousands of leads and sales to other companies who were selling products. And it's been great and I've made a lot of money that way and still do.

But I finally had a duh moment. If all those people were willing to buy from strangers why wouldn't they buy from Eddy with a y who was actually referring folks to these companies. The reasons those people would convert is because people trusted my judgment. I was not in the business of misleading people. So logically they would buy directly for me. So that was an eye opener. Then I stumbled upon a video that addressed my other fear of needing to create something that was perfect or covered many aspects. My blog content wasn't perfect. It had tons of mistakes but people found it useful. So this video made me realize that my product didn't need to be either as long as it helped people achieve something. With all those fears out of the way, I used the wordpress and marketing skills to create a few products and to my pleasant surprise they sold like hot cakes giving me yet another source of income in addition to my affiliate income.


Ah Ha!

At this point that's exactly what you should be saying or thinking. There should be a light bulb going off in your head. Hopefully you're starting to think outside the box. Now I'll admit WA does sort of allude to these other ways via the videos and some other members content but I felt I needed to remind folks since its not actually built into the training. And I understand some of the reasons why the guys may not do it formally. But again I just felt it was important to mention.

Because all too often I see people give up or get frustrated that they aren't seeing results from affiliate marketing yet. And I'm always the one that preaches you need to push forward until you do see results. I still believe that and would never recommend against that logic. But that doesn't mean you can't apply what you learn to make money other ways in addition to affiliate marketing.

Although I make most of my money from affiliate marketing I have multiple streams of income that are based on my internet marketing skill set. And I'm a big believer in this philosophy because it protects you from the risk of having all your eggs in one basket. If you've lost your job at one point you know how much it sucks to have all your income wiped out. So don't repeat that mistake my friends.

Take what you're learning here and multiply it into various sources of income. But that's only after you master one source of income or get that going. Don't spread yourself too thin otherwise you'll never make any money.

Well I hope this gave all of you something to think about. Let me know if any of this resonated with you and give you a different insight. And I'd love to hear from people that are applying this as well.

Enjoy folks.

Eddy with a y

www.WorkAtHomeNoScams.com


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Tasna Premium
Thanks for the tips Eddy. Your article resonates with me, especially the multiple streams of income. Being a newbie, I like the focus on one website earning revenue before moving on.
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You're welcome Tasna
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Awesome, the whole thinking out of the box thing is just Wow. Now, I need to get the whole marketing, keyword, website...first before I spread my wing.
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I'm glad you see the potential. But one thing at a time. Check out my other blogs if you enjoyed this one: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
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Cylia Premium
Great article, Eddy. I'm with you. I hope to be able to help people with the skills I'm learning here. While affiliate marketing is the thing I hope to take into retirement one day, skills to market are a great asset, too.

Theresa
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I'm glad you see the full potential Theresa
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Surfdude123 Premium
Good stuff here man. Thanks!
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Thanks David. You can read more of that good stuff here:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/eddysalomon/blog
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MarieOkay Premium
lovin' it Edd - y !
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:)
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jastewart Premium
Hi Eddy-with-a-Y. This all sounds great - but "spreading myself too thin" is my greatest fear. I have come up with ideas for other sites I'm love to set up. I might even do a WA Affiliate site one day. But it's taking me all my time to develop and promote one site.

How do you do it?
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TerriD47 Premium
I am one of the newbies,a little more than 1 month in. I love all of your blogs. I can't wait until I have the knowledge and skills to use what I am learning here to branch out and help others become successful. A few more months of training so I can really understand this program and then I will start helping others. I can't wait to find all the ways I can make money using the information and skills I will learn here at WA.

I will continue to follow you as I think you have some great insights.

Terri
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Well thank you Terri! I appreciate it. I'm sure you're going to be wealthy of knowledge and advice for others.
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PMishra Premium
Thanks Eddy for another brilliant and helpful post!
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You're welcome Praneil
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lmwood646 Premium
Man.... What a clever dude. I checked you website and You covered it all. Congratulations. I would wish you success but you got it down......
See around the campus, man.
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Thanks. I wish you the same.
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I just wanted to share. The other day my cousin said "So Jen, I hear you know about SEO? Can you optimize my site?" Someone in the family had told him what I was doing. He wanted some help with his new site/business. I was so excited not because he'd asked me for help, but because I knew SEO! (In my mind, I was saying, cool! I really have some skills, wow) Lol.

A couple of years ago SEO, and things like Google Analytics were a foreign language. I realized how valuable everything we learn here is and how it can be applied to earn money in different ways. I was also so excited to have a skill that helps others and many people don't know it and they need it. Also, Jay's webinars are great to get money ideas from too. You can do local marketing etc. It's pretty amazing and it's fun.

Thanks for all you share with us, Eddy. :)
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How great was that Jennifer? The skills taught here go far beyond just affiliate marketing which we all know is a great way to make money. But all these skills can be carved into so many other ways. Thanks for sharing the inspiration.
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banerjees Premium
Great read Eddy. I have gone premium recently and am loving all the training. Your article opens up the possibilities. Thank you,
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Glad you liked it. And good job on stepping up your game and becoming a premium member. It's well worth the investment in yourself!
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DouglasNolan Premium
Great article Eddy with a Y. I'm Enjoying your post tonight. You've become my 'required bedtime reading' tonight. Thanks for sharing.
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Glad to hear it Douglas
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PJonline Premium
Thank you Eddy! You go, guy!
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You're welcome Paula. lol
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dickw Premium
Hi Eddy, You should really blog here more often. Your post are among the best I've seen and most helpful. Thank you...Dick
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Thanks Dick. But I only blog if I can provide real value. I'm more about quality not quantity.
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PJonline Premium
They really are! That is why I mentioned him in my last post, LOl! And you too!
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I love yr blog post, great and useful advice, thank you Eddy with a y, lol. :))
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You're welcome Carol
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