About EdwinBernard
Joined December 2018
Hi fellow entrepreneurs I’m glad to have found this place. For the longest time I’ve tried to build a business and struggled to be successful. My hope is to succeed with the help of Wealthy Affiliate.

I am a cockpit display engineer by profession, now retired. I got stung by the Great Recession ten years ago and lost all my retirement savings. It’s tough living on pensions and social security alone so I’m highly motivated to build an online business to provide additional sustainable income.

My hobbies include playing the piano, honing my communication and leadership skills through Toastmasters International and managing my YouTube channel that promotes young musical talent: http://www.youtube.com/user/netzoomer . I look forward to building new professional relationships here.
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JonLake Premium
Thanks for the follow Edwin. It’s nice to meet you and feel free to connect with us further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of our profile.

We have also started to do some training tutorials here on WA which can also be found down there as well.
We look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies. If you need any help please feel free to ask

Jon and Debbie :)
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EdwinBernard Premium
You're very welcome!
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Shiloh-XP Premium
Hi Edwin,
I read your post, How to have peace of mind – a path for righting wrongs, and I was going to leave a comment but I couldn't find the section below it to leave the comment. I thought you might want to check your post to see why. Let me know so I can go back and comment for you.

Shiloh
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks for viewing my post. When you access my post from the Home Page the path to reaching the comment window is a link on the left margin. If the post is accessed using the links on the right only that post is displayed with the comment window below. This could be a characteristic of the Theme I selected. Thanks for the heads up. I will have to change my script to accommodate this anomaly.
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EdwinBernard Premium
I learned something new today on WordPress by accident. I discovered where comments get sent awaiting approval before being posted on ones site. I found out I received FIVE great comments. That made my day!

One of my posts that had received a comment was missing. I was able to get the link reintroduced in the right margin by changing the publish date.

Has anyone else had one or more of their posts links disappear? And if so how did they get them back differently than what I did?

Thanks for your time to respond.
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NickL88 Premium
Hi Edwin! I haven't had that happen personally, but I did find some discussion threads that might be useful to you:

https://wordpress.org/support/topic/pages-that-were-working-fine-have-now-disappeared/

https://wordpress.org/support/topic-tag/posts-disappeared/
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Dman1984 Premium
Hello Edwin,

So I'm not sure if this answers your question, but I did have one of my posts disappear on me when i was trying to edit my website. It turned out that I had somehow managed to trash it and I went to the trash in my "all posts" under the word press dashboard and recovered it.

Hopes this helps,

Daniel
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EdwinBernard Premium
I discovered the maximum number of links I can have in the right margin is 5. When I add more posts the oldest link drops out. The posts are still there and can be accessed from the Home Page menu. It pulls up all my posts linearly.
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NickL88 Premium
Thank you for sharing!
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JonathanAll1 Premium
Welcome to WA. It’s participation and persistence to get there and also takes a lot of creative thought to process...
Yes, thank you for following. And I am hungry to get started.
I am finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence and dreams.
Yes, www is a big world brought together with WA...
I’m just following my heart... if you’re into books, this will work out. Giving it time to sink in.

Truly grateful, thanks for the launch 🚀
JonathanAll1
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Edwin,

Thanks for following :)

If you need some help or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!

And if you are interested in a particular topic, just type "Posts and training by smartketeer" into the search bar to access the categorized & daily updated "register" of all my blogs and training materials.

To YOUR success!

Regards,
Zed
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Joemsmith Premium
Hello and Welcome to WA Premium Membership! You made the right choice!
My advice would be to take ACTION and finish up the training courses!
Best of luck to you and much success!

I am following you and would love if you returned the favor to keep track of our success, together.

With Gratitude,
Joseph
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EdwinBernard Premium
I was so busy going through the lessons I failed to check my welcomes! I am taking your advice to heart. Off course I want to follow you which I just did! Better late than never.
Edwin
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ledrew Premium
Hi, Edwin.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Premium and Thank you for following me as I follow you.

This is a great place To be if you want to start or grow a business.

This Platform has everything:

All Aspects Of Business Training with feedback and answers to questions
Website Building 2 websites for free members 50 websites for Premier Members

Number 1 key to your success? Never stop learning!

Number 2 implement what you have learned.

Wishing you abundant success in your journey here at Wealthy Affiliate.

Ledrew
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EdwinBernard Premium
I appreciate your great advice Ledrew. I am and will contine to follow it.

Cheers!

Edwin
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ledrew Premium
My Pleasure, Edwin.
All The Best!
Ledrew
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McWord Premium
Thanks for the follow and welcome to the WA Community! You'll find the community has tons of help for anyone who needs it, so don't hesitate to reach out. We are interested in our mutual success and there are plenty of people willing and able to assist!

Always here,

mitch
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PaulREvans57 Premium
Hi, Edwin.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. WA is a great community. There is so much to learn. I am here most days. I learn something every day.

I've been a Premium member of Wealthy Affiliate over 18 months now, and I don't regret one day!

Keep moving ahead. However your day may be, take a little step forward. Some days you'll make significant strikes, other days you will not, but do something every day, however small in building your business.

You will read many stories of WA members succeeding with their online goals. Some have achieved this in a few months, for others, it has taken a couple of years. The common trait for those that have reached their goals is taking action. Everyone who has succeeded has taken small steps every day. Do something, however tiny, every day, and you will reach your goal.

Pace yourself and enjoy your journey.

Best wishes,
Paul.
Be Happy!
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks for your wise advice Paul. I strive to do that every day too. Cheers! Edwin
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McWord Premium
Glad to hear that you’ve become a Premium Member! This is a smart choice, as you now have access to the entire training regimen. In addition, you'll be able to contact and draw upon the knowledge and experience of thousands of like-minded business owners!

Enjoy your walk with the Wealthy Affiliate Community!!

mitch
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks Mitch for your kind welcome. I wish you much success too. Edwin
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McWord Premium
Anytime, Edwin!

All the best,

mitch
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Karina B Premium
Welcome to WA! congrats on finding your way here and deciding to go Premium :) I've been a member for more than 5 years now, and it remains the most supportive environment I've ever come across in my professional life.
If you ever need help, please feel free to reach out at any time! The best way to start is following the training step by step

Have a super day!

cheers
Karina
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Karina,
I can relate to what you said. I have started my training and more than half way through Level 1. I want to make this succeed. I can see myself building multiple streams of income using WA as a vehicle. It’s really up to me to take advantage of all that is offered here. Thanks for your encouragement.
Cheers!
Edwin
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SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Edwin!

Congrats and welcome to WA premium!

I think the most import thing to do with any new venture is to "plug in" and be consistent. Schedule time each day to do the training, work on your site and write content. You'll find that content is king. :)

Here's to great success with your WA journey and online endeavors!
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EdwinBernard Premium
Suze, thanks for your good advice. I have 5 Posts of content and will keep building on that. Completed Level 2 today. Cheers! Edwin
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SuzaMarie Premium
Way to go, Edwin! Keep up the great work! Consistency is important!
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julesnp Premium
Hi Edwin,

Welcome to our great WA family where you will find like-minded people always willing to help and support you in building your online business and make it a success. I am now following you and wish you the very best.

Please remember that The Key to success in your online business is to train, train, train....and train again. We have the best training programs, and the very best community support here at WA.

Have a great day.

Jules
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Jules, just thought I'd let you know I completed Level 2 today. Thanks for your great advice! Cheers! Edwin
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Jadatherapy Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Premium Membership.

Congratulations in investing in the rest of your life

If you need any help please ask in the questions section and someone in the community will be more than glad to help.
We all want each of us to succeed

Wishing you all the very best success here
Jennifer
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks for your kind words and your offer for help. I've just started so I have ways to go. Looking forward to the ride! Cheers!
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Jadatherapy Premium
You are most welcome

Here's to making it happen in 2019

All the best
For a happy, Healthy and successful New Year
Jennifer
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Jada, I just noticed that you are in the Top 200. And in less than one year too! Congratulations! Were you one of the attendees at Vegas? All the best. Edwin
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Jadatherapy Premium
You are most welcome

No I was not, well not this year.

All the best

Jennifer
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rickdware Premium
Welcome to WA PREMIUM
You've made a life-changing decision. If you stick with it, over time your greatest dreams will come true. Can you imagine what it was like when the first owners of telephones placed them? They were cash machines.

You purchased a cash machine when you chose to go premium. You have proven to be a true entrepreneur and a goal setting winner. Please don't forget to FOLLOW BACK AND LIKE OFTEN. In fact, thank you in advance for the follow back and the like!

Your ranking will improve when you comment and like just like in the real world when people follow and like your site will move higher in the search engine. Follow the training to get a deep understanding of the internet. So, again, thank you in advance for the following. Enjoy and take it easy.
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EdwinBernard Premium
Rick, thanks for the welcome and the tips! Cheers!
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WendyMx Premium
Greetings, and welcome to Premium. I think it's a great opportunity for learning, doing, and interacting with like-minded people. I hope your experience here will lead to success beyond your dreams.
All the best,
Wendy
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thanks Wendy for your kind thoughts. I have a lot to learn and looking forward to it! Cheers!
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j52powell Premium
Congratulations on your move to premium. The benefits and services are great and there are many talented and helpful mentors for us here. I hope you progress quickly toward your goals. Good luck.
Joe
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thank you!
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RoseAnn1234 Premium
Hello and welcome to Premium. This website is full of wonderful helpers and I have learnt to always use the search tab at the top of the desktop, the answer is usually in someone's free training. Type in topic, rather than long question.
There is an answer to just about every question, all you need to do is ask..
Aside from the Certification and Bootcamp courses, there is heaps of extra training. Check out the training classrooms as well as the live events. There are current as well as past events in here. You can find both these tabs on the left-hand side
Start playing with tabs and boxes on your dashboard, there is so much hidden information, just keep looking for it.
Enjoy Wealthy Affiliate. There are lots of people here only too happy to help you along the way with encouragement and helpful tips. Wealthy Affiliate is about training, but that is just a small part of this wonderful community. If you participate as well as train, you will gain so much more.
cheers
KerryAnn
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EdwinBernard Premium
I appreciate your kind advice. Thank you :)
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serenedreams Premium
Welcome !
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thank you!
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LCEndahl Premium
Hello, and welcome to the WA Premium family! You made a wise choice, becoming a Premium member. You have at your fingertips, the best training, tools and an awesome community, put them to use. You have a tremendous start to an excellent new year!

Continue with your training! Each lesson in order, as well as the tasks and you, will be ready to go forward. Take it from me, don’t skip around, stay on course.

Slow and steady-remember those words, this is not a race. Take in everything, but don’t allow yourself to get overwhelmed. Remember slow and steady. You’ll find yourself looking forward to your next lessons.

Take advantage of Live Chat. Ask questions. You’ll get a response almost instantly. It’s also a chance to get to know the members of the WA community! Their awesome people. So positive. And who best to learn from, than those who are succeeding?

With the foundation of your website in place, you’ll then have endless possibilities in which to earn revenue

You got this. Now be successful!
Laura ♥
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EdwinBernard Premium
Great suggestions. Thank you!
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free4life Premium
Welcome to premium!
So happy that you have decided to take this step in your journey towards achieving your dreams.

The training here is great and you should follow it to the letter.

The community here is the very best I have personally encountered. (and I have tried a few)

I hope to bump into you along your path.

Once again, welcome aboard!! Blessings ~ Frank & Tina (free4life)
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EdwinBernard Premium
I did subscribe to an excellent group similar to WA several months ago. Although I went through the courses I felt alone. If there was a community I failed to make the connection. WA is 180 degrees opposite. I am thrilled how welcoming and helpful everyone is. I am thrilled to have made WA a start of a new year. Thanks!
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free4life Premium
We are thrilled that you have found WA and yes the community is unlike anything I have found before this. Welcome aboard.
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Frank and Tina, just to let you know I completed Level 2 today. I have just figured out that I can use my two screens to have my dashboard open on one and Kyle's video playing on the other. I can stop him when I need to take action on his advice.

I noticed you are ranked 402 today. That is awesome considering you joined less than a year!

I wish you both much success.

Edwin
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MiraGle Premium
Hey there and welcome to Premium!

I wish you all the best in your journey here at WA! :)
ps. I started to follow you.

- Mira
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thank you so much!
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SnazzyIT Premium
Hi and congratulations on your becoming a premier member! It is awesome to have you on board. You will quickly find as you continue in your training how amazing this community is and with the support that you will receive as you progress. Here is to the new you! May you achieve everything that you wish to and more at WA :)
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EdwinBernard Premium
Thank you so much!
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Hi Edwin, welcome to WA!

My name is Tim, you might remember me from my website Affiliate UNguru.

Just stopping by to say hello and to see if there's anything I can do to help you get started?

If so, just reply to this message and I'll get back to you asap :)

I also wanted to give you the link to start your training: This is where I recommend you start your training. Everything you need to know is explained within these lessons and there are tasks to complete as you go too (which I also recommend doing).

I'm super excited to share this with you, because this is the exact training I followed myself to go from newbie to full time income online!

I know you are going to love this.

The last thing I wanted to mention is that it's totally ok to ask lots of questions. In fact, the more questions you ask the better!

Because when you ask questions, you have the rare opportunity to learn from people who have achieved some incredible success, by following the exact same path you are on right now.

This is extremely powerful stuff and it's one of the biggest reasons why WA stands head and shoulders above ANY other platform I have ever tried.

I remember when I first started here I asked LOTS of questions (even though I was worried some of them were 'dumb questions' lol). And I'm glad I did, because the value I got from being able to learn from people who were already successful was absolutely priceless.

It really was a major turning point for me, and it can be for you too.

So I encourage you to ask lots of questions and get amongst this awesome community as much as possible. The more you engage with the WA community, the more you will learn, and the more successful you will become!

Anyways Edwin, it's wonderful to have you as part of the WA community and I wish you the very best of success on your journey here!

Cheers,
Tim

P.S I also wanted to give you the heads up on some cool bonuses I've got lined up for you, if you upgrade to a Premium membership within your first 7 days!

★ Bonus #1 | Special Discount
You will get over 61% off your first month Premium membership (from $49 to $19)... which is an absolute steal! Getting everything you need to build a profitable online business for such a low price is simply a no brainer.

★ Bonus #2 | Live Case Study
Exclusive access to a Live case study that walks you through the EXACT process of creating a profitable niche website- right in front of your eyes- over the shoulder. This one bonus alone could change everything for you, as you are seeing the entire process in action from "idea to profit"- step-by-step, click by click. This case study is not available anywhere else so it's very high value stuff.

★ Bonus #3 | I Will Personally Help You Choose a Niche
One of the biggest stumbling blocks beginners face is choosing a niche. But it doesn't have to be that way. Because I'm personally going to walk you through choosing a profitable niche. Based on YOUR passion or interest! No more guesswork and no more 'fear' you've chosen the wrong niche. I am personally going to be working with you to help you find a winning niche!

★ Bonus #4 | 1-on-1 Coaching and Mentoring
I know it can be challenging when you're first starting out. So as a bonus on top of everything else I've just mentioned, I'm going to offer you personal and private access to me! I will be your mentor, your coach. I will be there for you every step of the way to make sure you reach and exceed your goals. I started right where you are now and worked my way to a full time income online. Which means I know what works and I know how to help you succeed. I am uniquely positioned to help you achieve your goals, in the shortest amount of time possible. So this is going to be a HUGE help to you going forward. Honestly, this ONE bonus alone is worth MANY times more than the cost of the Premium membership. This is going to put you in the best shape possible to achieve real success online.

There's no pressure to upgrade if you're not ready yet. I just wanted to give you the heads up now, so you know what you will get if you do decide to become a Premium member within the next 7 days. Talk soon!
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Tim,
Glad to hear from you. I already learned one tip from you on how to connect with interested prospects. By getting me to click on the review of the Agora program I was tempted to purchase. Your analysis made sense to me because I’ve experienced many upsell actions from them and others. Although I’ve never purchased the upsell, a lot of small $39.99 teaser purchases soon added up. I am now done with responding to copy where this is clearly the case.
I am currently going through the My Leads System Pro basic program where I pay $137 every 3 months. My next installment is due in January. I wanted to find leads for two opportunities I’m vested in. My Legal Shield network marketing program and my solar panel business. These are two niches that I would like to discuss with you.
I am also a musician, have been since a kid, and I’d like to find a niche in that area.
I also love cooking and adding food as another niche would also make sense to me.
Any advice on these choices would be much appreciated. I have no idea how to find businesses in these fields that offer affiliate programs. I’ll need help.
Ok, I have a decision to make before my 7 days expire. To select MA over MLSP. MLSP are very strong on leads building training but I find their business building training too confusing. My first impression of MA is that it addresses all aspects of building an online affiliate marketing business. So did MLSP but I never got to those areas yet. Their program has lengthy training modules that confused me. I am going to devote intensive time gong through the MA system in my first week to help me decide if this is right for me. If so I will drop MLSP and upgrade to Premier in MA. I like those bonuses and want to take advantage of them.
Sorry for this lengthy message. Looking forward to your response.
BTW I loved your review of Agora as well as how you introduced MA in the link that I clicked. Very clever lol!
Cheers!
Edwin
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Hi Edwin,

These ideas can definitely work. What I would suggest is asking yourself some questions:

- What are you passions or interests?
- What do you know something about or what have you researched?
- What problems have you faced, or are facing, and what solutions have you found?

These are all good starting points. And in doing this, your goal is to find a topic that you are interested in and one that you can add value to.

So try to think about *which group of people you are trying to help* with your website.

Starting your research around a passion or interest is always a good idea, because there are vast opportunities to profit within practically ANY niche you can think of. So it makes sense to focus on a topic that interests you.

Even if you can give me a broad idea, I can help you come up with a profitable niche idea from there.

Let me know, so we can get your site up and running asap! :)
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Tim,

My passion is music. It encompasses all aspects of music involving creating, performing, creating videos, editing, and home video and audio equipment to watch it all. A short list of products required is musical instruments, photographic and video cameras, drones with cameras, mics, displays and speakers. My music YouTube Channel has over 13,000 subscribers and has accumulated about 8 million views. I have free access to the YouTube Space in LA to make and edit videos.

Ok, please give me guidance on how to parlay this niche into my website. I already have a website using my name that is a place holder Can I use that? Or would a website with a name connected with my niche be more appropriate?

Happy New Year to you and your family Tim. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Cheers!

Edwin
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Wow that is very impressive Edwin, nice work.

The music niche is massive, so there are MANY avenues you could explore here. My thinking is that you really want to focus on an aspect of the niche that people are wanting to learn something about, rather than people who just want to listen to music, because otherwise there's not much point of starting an affiliate site. You really want to create an information rich site that helps your audience learn stuff.

So for example:

- Learn how to play __ instrument
- Learn how to create __ music
- Improving your on-stage performance
- Creating music videos
- Music editing and production

Any one of these could become a great niche for you. The key is to kind of 'niche down' into something a bit more focussed than just 'music' because that's too broad on it's own.

Ask yourself, what would your existing audience be most interested in learning more about, other than just listening to more of your music?

You could use your YouTube channel to grow your website audience and visa versa, so you are actually in an excellent position here, you just need to make sure you keep the flow of relevance between the two.

You could use an existing site but to be honest it's going to be way easier to start again because I can almost guarantee the sites will be very different. You are creating an information rich blog, one that is designed to inform and engage, and one that will bring you traffic through search engines like Google when done correctly. So I'd follow the training and start from scratch personally, but it's up to you.

Happy new year and by all means reach out if you have any other questions :)

Tim
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