About Ericcantu
Joined January 2017
My name's Eric & I'm addicted to travel.

A south Texas firefighter since 2002, I love my job, but I knew I didn't want to run into burning buildings for the rest of my life. I made it my goal to find a way to build a business that could travel with me, and that's how I found this incredible training platform.

To go from never having built a website in January 2017 to qualifying to be at the Wealthy Affiliate Super Affiliate Conference in February 2018, I'd say this training clearly works. My site at WorkFromYourLaptop.com is one I'm very proud of. I've made it my goal to help as many people as possible to find this training platform so I can do everything I can to help them have the same success.

It takes hard work, but this is the rolls royce of training platforms. Other affiliate marketing training programs just don't come close to what you get here. There are so many mentors here to help you every step of the way, and if you're one of my referrals I pledge to you that I'll be in your corner every step of the way.

That's the mentality of the leadership here at WA coming from the top down. After meeting Kyle & Carson at this year's super affiliate conference, I see that clearly.

Please feel free to browse through any of the training tutorials I've created here and see if there's anything that can help you out. You can find my training along the right side of this profile below my list of blog posts. You can also find my social media links below the training. Feel free to add me on any and all platforms.

And if you enjoy traveling and travel pics, please follow my @batmantravels blog on Instagram. I love sharing my travels and Wealthy Affiliate is the reason I've been able to turn those dreams into reality.

Thanks again for all the support!

I'm also Batman so there's that.
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BabsDahlink Premium
Thanx for pointing me to this site Eric; after seeing what's available here I know AWOL is not for me. Their insistence that I should sell everything I own, beg friends and family to go into debt for me, and work multiple jobs to raise money or I'm not committed enough to become prosperous at this was a real turn off and just a little too pushy for me.
Plus their pricing is ridiculous. If I spent the next three years educating myself here at 50/mth it would cost around $1,800. That's a far cry from the $15,000 they want me to cough up in one go for what they are claiming is 3 years worth of education.
When I had my coaching call they insisted if I really wanted this I would find a way to make this happen no matter what. Well I think I just did and I have you to thank for it, so thank you, thank you, thank you!
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ericcantu Premium
Wow. That's eye opening! Thank you so much for sharing! I'm here for you!
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dkmartin Premium
Hi, I just started and I am excited! I was right about to dedicate myself to AWOL and throw all my money away! I saw this video and realized there was no reason for me to spend that kind of money after watching the classes that you offer for a much lower rate
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely, man. I can't see how people can justify an expense of $15k-$20k for their training. It's nuts. When I found Wealthy Affiliate, everything changed for me. I think you'll absolutely love this platform.
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Migueli Premium
Hi Eric! My name is Miguel and I joined WA through your referral link. You seem like a genuine guy and I thought that it would be great to join and have you as my mentor.
I'd been reading about affiliate marketing for a couple of months now and finally decided to commit to it.
Excited to get started!
All the best,
Miguel
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ericcantu Premium
I look very forward to working with you, Miguel! How are you enjoying the training? Are you ready to go premium? Take full advantage of that $19 month!
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COLIVA1 Premium
Thank you for the message Eric, I actually paid for the training of another affiliate marketing service. It didn't take me long to realize that they were going to keep upselling me. SO I went to google and ran a search to see if it was a scam. I came across your youtube video where you reviewed their service. I went to your website where I learned about WA! I guess I can't be too mad at the other program because it led me here. Very hopeful I can achieve my goals through WA. Thank you for the help you have already provided, and I will probably be bugging you with questions while I go through the training.
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ericcantu Premium
That's a great attitude to have, Colin. You're right, ultimately that other platform did lead you here! I'm always available for any questions you have, so you'll never be bugging me :) Congrats on making it here and I look forward to working with you!
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Hie ericcantu. I came across WA through you. I was considering joining a certain travel networking company and was reading a review you did on it. Then you kept mentioning WA and I thought I'd visit the site and well here I am. I trust I'm in the right place and look forward to learning as much as I can. Thank you
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ericcantu Premium
Very happy to see you here, Debra! This is the best training platform you'll find for creating a straightforward, no nonsense revenue stream online without having to recruit, or build downlines, or any of that :) I think you'll really enjoy the training, and I look forward to helping you in every way I can :)
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stephenK3 Premium
Hello Eric,
I have tried Affiliate marketing a few times but have never earned any commission. I would really like for this business to work and am going to out all my effort into this round to get it off the ground and earning money. And suggestions for me right out of the chutes?
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ericcantu Premium
What's up, Stephen :) First, follow Kyle's training to a tee and trust the system. I found when I arrived here it was a huge weight off my shoulders to just let the training do its job. I told myself to quit overthinking things, and to just follow the experts' lead. Second, never hesitate to reach out to me with any questions you have. That's what I'm here for. I'm your support coach and I'm always available. Once you go premium you'll also have the ability to private message me with any questions you have. Once you start the training and check it out, take full advantage of your $19 month of premium asap. You won't get a better deal than that :) I look forward to helping you in every way I can, brother!
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stephenK3 Premium
I'll be joining premium soon!
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ericcantu Premium
Very glad you're finding a home here :)
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free4life Premium
So, this weekend the contractor that is replacing our roof has put us off 3 times and even now did not finish it yesterday, but only 3/4 of it and this morning it is thunder storming. One of our vehicles had broken down last week, but praise God it got returned yesterday. I could go on, but the just of this entry is that life is hard and trials come, not maybe, not if, but they DO INDEED come. We are tired of paying other peoples mortgages and being tied to "STUFF". We have the goal of becoming rich in living life and experiencing life and not in stuff that ends up "owning" us. We don't need or really even want to be crazy rich in money, just able to help ourselves and then others. We had decided a while back that we are tired of the idiocy of the "rat" race that everyone seems so adamant to get into. My real and only legit regret is that I did not get to this point a long time ago, but we are here now. I already feel that we are indeed in the right place and have started to sink into the training. We want to be financially secure and be able to help others to get there as well (family first and then also others). Eric Cantu specifically has inspired both my wife and myself because for he is (for us) so "real", so approachable and easy to listen to. Thank you all so much who have welcomed us and to Kyle and Carson for making their idea into a reality. I pray and hope that we become as successful as we dream and imagine and believe that we can here with Wealthy Affiliate.
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ericcantu Premium
Wow. I really appreciate the honesty in your story. Like you said, life happens, but when you can use that to drive you towards your goals you can turn those hurdles into steps towards your success. I really appreciate the kind words too. Thank you for that. You're absolutely in the right place. This training is eye opening and I know you'll really enjoy it :) Kyle and Carson have put together something that really delivers.
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I am hoping and praying that I joined under you Eric, I am also pretty sure I did. You, out of several people that I have watched about WA have the voice and flow and positive attitude that I want. Both my wife and I appreciate your clean and professional videos and they are both informing and interesting at the same time. I really do hope to be able to touch base with you at some point in time. Have a blessed day and btw, thank you for your service!
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ericcantu Premium
Hi Frank! It looks like you joined up through the main site and not through my link. You have to join through my link to get me as your coach. But don't worry, I can get with Kyle and have him fix that for you if you like so that we're connected and I can help you in every way I can :) I'd be more than happy to have you as my referral and do everything I can to help you any time you need it.
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Lady18Esther Premium
Hi Batman - Eric,
Funny you say “Batman”, when I was in college I wrote a paper on how Batman was a tech super hero. Batman actually does not have any super powers but his ability to foresee the need for support, help and protecting those in need made him a super hero, with Great gadgets that save lives and provide other opportunities to move forward......thank you so much for all the information, words of encouragement and for your offer to mentor, I gladly accept your offer and hope that in the near future we can met and celebrate with W.A. community on your continuing success and my new found success,
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ericcantu Premium
What a great comment! I'm really happy you're here and I know you're going to fall in love with this community if you haven't already :) I'm here for anything you need and I'm always available to you any time you have any question at all. Welcome aboard!
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BobMargroff Premium
Hi Eric, I am now following you because it was recommended to follow the Top 100 by another member. I thought it was a great idea, so you are in there now. I did enjoy reading your bio and look forward to also seeing some of your training and may even follow you on Instagram to see where your travels take you!!
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that, Robert! Thank you for the support!
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MaddyMac Premium
Hi Eric,

Just signed up and am so nervous and excited. The butterflies are ridiculous right now.

I am very excited to be on this journey and be part of the WA community. I have been researching, for many years, how to start a lucrative blog/website and have stumbled across many training opportunities.

One thing I have noticed is, people who are successful with blogging online offer paid courses about "How to make money online with a blog" and the likes.

My question is, is there a way to blog about other things and be successful with that blog without making the blog about what I referenced above?

If blogging to help people be successful is recommended, is there a way to incorporate that into a blog about Healthy Living? Fitness? Being a SAHM (stay-at-home mom) etc.? Basically, a way to not have finance as your number one niche. I don't think I know enough to blog about it all the time. LOL

I look forward to working with you!
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ericcantu Premium
Welcome aboard, Madeline! You have great questions.
The answer is yes.

You don't have to blog or promote Wealthy Affiliate at all or jump into the make money online niche if you don't want to. The great thing about WA is that you are in full control of the direction of your site.

As you begin the training (click the training tab on the left) and jump into the Online Entrepreneur Certification, that series of courses will walk you through building a profitable website in any niche you choose. So if your passion is health and fitness, or beauty products, or photography, etc., you're free to go in that direction and you'll be led every step of the way :)

The Affilaite Bootcamp is for promoting WA and taking part in WA's affiliate program like what you alluded to earlier. You have the total freedom to go in any direction you like :)

Thanks so much for reaching out! I'm here any time you have a question, so don't hesitate, k?
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MaddyMac Premium
So, I definitely had a lightbulb moment while following Lesson 3. My niche will definitely be about making money online. I want to focus on building towards financial freedom that is centered around faith. I want to write about my journey in doing exactly that. Basically, what finances have to do with faith, family, fitness, and fun. Does that make sense? There is a lot more to it that I have already thought of.

So, if I am planning on building a website around making money online and the road to financial freedom, am I just going right to the Affiliate Bootcamp training and not moving forward with the rest of the trainings in the OEC?
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ericcantu Premium
The light bulb moments are the best aren't they? :)
Wealthy Affiliate is definitely going to be the vehicle for you to accomplish your 'making money online' goals towards financial freedom. So as you share your journey, promoting WA as that vehicle is exactly what the Affiliate Bootcamp is for.

Feel free to jump into it and see what it's all about. It mirrors the Online Entrepreneur Certification training very closely, except it's specific to promoting WA.

Or if you choose to have your content focused a bit more on the other aspects you mentioned like fitness, family, fun, etc., with less emphasis on WA, you may decide to stick with the OEC training you're on.

Some choose to create their niche site, focused 100% on that niche, and then create a WA site though the Bootcamp that shares how they created that niche site and how they got trained to do so that is geared towards all the people out their looking to build a site but don't know where to start.

The more you start thinking about it you're going to realize there are LIMITLESS possibilities here. So just try your best to now have your entrepreneurial mind explode with possibilities and focus on the main direction you want to take your business :)
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MaddyMac Premium
Decisions, decisions. Thank you for your insight.
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GranolaGlam Premium
Hi Eric, wanted to ask you for some advice on my website thesoulinterior.com I started a year ago and then shifted gears so I stopped working on it until now. Since I've been back, I've noticed a lot of awesome updates they did, however the new video on niches is leaving me feeling that I misunderstood choosing a niche. The new video shows a very specific item and since my niche is interior decorating I created a domain and website around that and call it The Soul Interior. With that said, I can't fathom calling my website "Velvet tufted sofas". I created a website that goes much deeper than a one item "sofa". Please help clarify!! I'm reaching out to you because your website is really well put together and you have the experience. It's nice to have member feedback in general but we're not always getting the help or answers to our questions the way we need in a timely manner. I greatly appreciate and look forward to your response.... Thanks in advance Eric!
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ericcantu Premium
I don't think there's anything wrong with the interior design niche. You can go as specific as you like with each post you write and get that specificity Kyle talks about. You'll be reaching your target audience through those posts anyway :)
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GranolaGlam Premium
Ok relieved!! Thank you again!
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Hi Eric! First, I want to thank you for putting up such a thorough and transparent video about Wealthy Affiliate on YouTube. I'm super excited about joining your team and this awesome community. I just wanted to quickly introduce myself before I get to training and crushing the remainder of 2018 with all of you.

My best,

David S.
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ericcantu Premium
Great to hear from you David! It’s a great time to be a part of WA! Welcome!
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Lazyrunner Premium
Hello! Shall I call you Eric?
Hope you are having a good day! I do have a few questions as a total beginner if you don't mind taking a moment. So I was thinking about finding a niche in the running category (as my name might imply!). For instance something along the lines of "best running shoes/watches for beginners". So questions are
1. Obviously I should be worried about competitors because its a pretty popular subject, will i find that out when I do my keyword research? Is there a point where I should "give up" and find something more specific?
2. Once I make an article about "best something for beginners" does it make sense to make another article about "best another thing to start out running" in the same blog and have a blog built around beginners in running with different articles targeting more specific subjects? I was thinking that would an efficient way towards branding, what do you think?
3. About the premium membership can I sign up for that discounted month and then take the yearly plan if it still exists?

Much more text then I intended! Thank you in advance and have a good day/evening.

Gaspard
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ericcantu Premium
How's it going, Gaspard! Thanks for reaching out! I don't mind the questions at all. That's what I'm here for.

The great thing with regards to competition is that there is PLENTY of web traffic to go around. Your niche sounds great and I think you'll have almost limitless topics to write about from review articles to lifestyle articles, etc. as well. When you're doing keyword research that's when you'll tackle the competition aspect of all this. You'll find keywords that have low competition yet decent traffic and this is how you can manage and actually thrive even in a niche that has high competition :) It's all about that keyword research.

Your posts will be a mix of review posts where you review specific products all the way to articles where you might tackle topics your audience would be interested in like mindset for a beginner runner, for example. All these will be geared towards the beginner runner since this is your niche, and you can leverage all of your content towards promoting products that would benefit your audience the most.

After you go premium you'll see the yearly option pop up. You can go yearly at any time :) It's by far the best bang for your buck and I do highly recommend it. It's what I did and I've never looked back.

I'm really happy you've found a home here! Thanks for reaching out!
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bc4us Premium
Hi Eric,

Happy Monday to you! It's been awesome learning more about WA & connecting with folk in the WA community.

Are all members able to refer people to WA or is it necessary to complete the WA bootcamp before being able to refer & receive a commission?

Also, what was the commission you received from me signing up for premium? If I decide to pay monthly ($49/mo), how much will your commission be & is it monthly? If I decided to cover the annual cost ($349) all at once, what will your commission be?

Not trying to get in your business...lol
Obviously there are many directions I can successfully go in this program & I appreciate you clarifying.

Not ahead of myself now, either...lol
Sincerely,
Kito
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ericcantu Premium
What's up, Kito :) All members can refer others here to WA at any time. It's of course not mandatory by any means, as you can create a website and business here at WA in any niche you like. But if you'd like to promote Wealthy Affiliate as a training platform, you can be a part of WA's affiliate program and earn commissions.

Just click on the $ icon up top and then on Program Details :)
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bc4us Premium
Thanks a bunch, Eric!
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Hello Eric!
I just watched your you tube video "5 best sites for photographers" and I came here and join. I am very interest in getting a website going for my phtotgraphy and linking through other photo websites. I hope you have time to help because I am ready to get things done. Thank you for such a great video! Well done!!
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ericcantu Premium
Hey there, Jessi! I'm really glad you made it! :) I'm absolutely here to help. That's what I'm here for. Kyle will direct you through the training every step of the way to building a website around your passion. That's exactly what WA is all about :)

Get started with the training, lesson by lesson, task by task, and I'm always available along with the rest of this awesome community whenever you have questions.

Welcome aboard!
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JRush1 Premium
What brought me here? Hmmm. Good question. I love to write but haven't quite figured out how to make a living or even $1 with it. I teach at Baylor University part time, I work as a Quality Assurance leader full time with a large global corporation, I have a Bachelors, a Masters, and I hate my job. I've always had a hunch there was a way to combine my experience and passion for the outdoors (fishing, hunting, etc) and passion for writing, and somehow tie it all together to make a decent living online. But I've never been able to do it. At 47, I'm just not from that "tech generation". I'm willing to learn and give it my all, I'm just afraid I'll put in all the work, all the training, and end up with another nightly task to "keep up" that barely generates enough money to pay for itself.
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ericcantu Premium
This training absolutely delivers, trust me. It's just a matter of being patient and sticking with it. You can check out my story here for a transparent look at what I made my first year: https://youtu.be/PBuSQR7Q4j4

And it's only gotten better. This is great training and I'm so happy I found it. Very happy to help you find success here as well.
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Hmp1 Premium
Working all day on my site today. Knowing that you are one of the success stories I looked you up and checked out your WA referral site. Wow - I know in reality it isn't "simple" to create that site but the simplicity of it is beautiful. If you see in analytics that someone from VT was crawling all over your site today, it was me.
Thanks for the inspiration!!
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much for the kind words :) I owe every bit of my success to the training here at WA! Thanks for the support!
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unseen Premium
"Can a person using these platforms and services be successful without any starting cash? It seems all the crucial and important ones are only for premium members. Oh, and by the way, this is my first comment online ever."

Edit: This was my post on the comment section after the first training lesson. Someone gave an answer but it didn't actually answer the question. Could you please answer it?
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ericcantu Premium
Sure. I just left an answer in that section, but I'll be glad to answer it here for you.

You can stay a free member here at WA for as long as you like. The reason there is such a "premium" on premium is because it unlocks the rest of the training.

This training can take you from absolute newbie to absolute expert, and of course the more you know the higher chance of success you have. The training is eye opening, thorough, and I owe all my success to it. I always recommend taking full advantage of every opportunity you have here, so I always say to take that first month's deal of premium for only $19 and then see how you like it.
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Eric, explain that to me.. The premium membership is roughly 350.00, but is there a monthly membership fee as well?
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ericcantu Premium
There are two premium membership options. One is a monthly membership where your first month is $19 if you go premium within 7 days of creating your free starter account, and then $49/month every month after that. The second is the yearly membership which is the one I highly recommend because it cuts your dues almost in half. Yearly membership is $349/year and removes all monthly dues. You're all paid up for the year and you can take the training completely at your own pace without the pressure of monthly charges :)
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RaniaM Premium
Hello Eric
Very inspiring biography.. You did the right decision when joining WA.. Ya it is true.. you will not spend all life in fighting fire.. I liked what you said especially this idea because I have the same feeling.. You said: I made it my goal to find a way to build a business that could travel with me.. This is the same I am doing.. Wishing you all the best
Rania
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ericcantu Premium
WA is the best business decision I've made by far. Glad you're finding a home here!
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AbhiiD Premium
Hello Eric,

Thank you for sharing your videos and your beautiful website. I have been following your journey for a while now and I finally signed up for WA and became a premium member today.
Looking forward to interacting with you and learning how to become a good marketer.

Currently I am on course 1 and trying to understand the system.
Thank you!
Abhi
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ericcantu Premium
Keep up the good work, Abhi. Welcome to Premium!
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pyvdin46 Premium
Hi Eric, Need your input on this one mate.

How should I find content/ Script for my selected niche ? BTW, I have no interesting topics or hobbies to choose from but I can think of any trending topics to promote.

Do I need to be a good writer or should I google for content ?

What inputs/ feedback you can give me on this as I have no idea how to start.

What was your approach @ the time starting ?

Thanks in advance!
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ericcantu Premium
What's up, Yahan! Good questions :) First, where are you in the training currently?
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pyvdin46 Premium
Finished Certification Course-1 and signed up for Premium
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ericcantu Premium
Congratulations are in order! Courses 2-5 really open up your knowledge base for sure. And in fact, those courses are going to answer your questions one by one. Learning how to write and structure quality content is a big part of your success, and the training here shows you how to do that. There's no script, that's for sure. You'll be writing from your own point of view and that's what makes your content unique.

My advise is to slow down the million thoughts that are all bouncing around your head right now, lol, and reign them in so you can focus on the training. That's exactly what the training is about. Pick up with Course 2 and don't look back. Follow each lesson and each task to a tee, create posts when Kyle tells you to, chime in on the discussions he asks you to, learn and understand keyword research as he describes, and very soon you'll be building out your site and developing a routine :)
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pyvdin46 Premium
Noted, thanks as always!
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely man. That's what I'm here for.
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DazzaWA Premium
Hi Eric,
I left this after Jays webinar but got no response can you clarify?
"Thanks for the webinar there was so much in there for us newbies.
But the one question that we have is if our niche is a very simple product, similar to your case study of pots and pans for induction stove tops, 30 posts seems unrealistic for this product. I understand we need to get the page to rank to gather traffic but I do not see this as a blog post style of page. What else can we do to get the rank/traffic?"

We are a little confused with the start up lessons and now this. We thought we could add post's with links to other product but Jay wanted all internal links.

Kind regards
Darryl
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ericcantu Premium
So 30 posts seems unrealistic for your product? What is your product?
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ForrestCore9 Premium
Hi Eric. I'd like to make my reply to your comment public if I may. To answer, What brought me here is the fact that I feel like this is a highly undervalued means of income, as well as a bit of a long time interest of mine. I would like to state that this may be my last bastion of hope in my pursuit of happiness, so I have a lot riding on this. I'm going against the advice of my family and peers to try and be the pioneer of success in my bloodline by means deemed unconventional. So in a sense I hope to have an I told you so by the end of my training. I really want to absorb all of the information I can here not only for my self, but others in the long run. I look forward to meeting you and many others and I'm definitely sure I will be receiving assistance from you at times during my journey.
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ericcantu Premium
That's a great and sincere comment, Forrest. Thanks so much for sharing. The training here along with the mentorship built into it is the best I've found in any training platform for building your own business online. You're right, so many people accept what I feel is a failing business model of working for someone else for 40 years only to retire and take a 40% pay cut in retirement. Being your own boss takes work, dedication, and focus, but when you have this kind of training at your fingertips you really set yourself up for success! I look forward to helping you in every way I can. The training here is eye opening and I think you'll absolutely enjoy being a part of this thriving community :)
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JeffDaniel Premium
Hi Eric, I recently turned 40 and I find myself unemployed, and I still don't know what I want to do with my life. I have always wanted to own my own business, but never knew where to start. I am hoping that this training program will get me started towards realizing my dream of owning a business and achieving financial freedom.
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ericcantu Premium
Man I’m so happy for you taking this step. I can’t emphasize enough how powerful this training can be. It’s knowledge that you’ll benefit from for years to come. I’m here for you Jeffrey! Anything you need, I’m your man :)
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MarcoBasi97 Premium
Hi Eric, thanks for your story. I'm 20 years old and want to become financially free from the end of this year. People advised you as en example of hard work. Can you share some advice with me about How you actually managed to do this in one year? addicted to travel too:)
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ericcantu Premium
It’s all about consistent quality content and following the training. Bottom line. I’d probably also add to that to not cloud your productivity with constant checks of analytics lol. So many people check their analytics so often that they slow themselves down. Put your nose down and just push out great content, share it to your networks, then on to the next, know what I mean? Jay has some great training on steps to take after publishing. I also made some training on that modeling his suggestions. Keep pushing out that content and traffic happens! Thanks for reaching out!
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MarcoBasi97 Premium
Hi Eric,

Thanks for sharing your great piece of advice. I am definitely taking this path, infact I am just publishing posts and requesting comments. I have to check out all the Jay's training as well. I was neither aware of google Analytics some days ago, so you would probably guess how many times I check it out.

I will see your trainings too, soon! Thanks for all and have a good day!

Marco
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to help!
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AffilateMAN Premium
i was asking every one but i didnt get any answer yet so my question is , when i am trying to make a keyword research in jaxxy , and tryind to add to my list it says i have to update , what does it me that where do i have to update ? inorder to be able to add my keaword reseach to my listes pls can pls help me about this pls thank you
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ericcantu Premium
I've never had that issue with jaaxy. I would contact support and explain your problem and see where they direct you. In the meantime, just write down your keywords you want to save in Notepad or Notes so you don't lose track of them :)

And when you see me in chat, feel free to ask the question right there so others can get the benefit too :)
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AMiddlebrook Premium
Hi Eric,

I found out about Wealthy Affiliate through some online research after watching an AWOL video. I decided to search YouTube and found your video. It inspired me to join. I am new to Affiliate Marketing. I am excited for the journey. It seems as though the possibilities could be endless with this platform. I look forward to building a profitable and successful website.
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ericcantu Premium
Very happy to have you, Ashley! As your personal coach I’m here to help you in every way possible. I was in your shoes just over a year ago, a complete newbie to affiliate marketing, and I’m here to tell you that this is the best online training platform you’ll find and its leaders are genuinely good people who really care about the product and your success. I just got back from a conference with the top leaders here at WA in Vegas, and you are really in store for some great updates to this platform. It’s a great time to be a part of Wealthy Affiliate! Glad to have you!
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smoore Premium
I also love to travel although I have been traveling for work and there is a difference in traveling for work and traveling because you want to.

I like your sense of humor. I was advised by CJ to find some of your training because I am struggling with "post page" and regular pages.

I originally wanted to just add pages of content to my sites and have a menu at the top of the header so readers could see the titles of the pages at a glance. At times, when I add a page, it is actually saved as a "post" page and I don't know why.

Nearly every theme seems to be set up this way. I will take a look at some of your training on this and figure out the best way to navigate it.

I'm happy to hear that you are making good money each month from your site. I have that goal myself and will continue working toward that.

With respect,

Scott Moore
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ericcantu Premium
The majority of your content should be posts. You can have a handful of pages like your About Me, etc., but you want the majority of your content to be posts. Follow the training like Kyle teaches and don't try to reinvent the wheel. Follow the training to a tee and watch it work :)
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KathleenOhM Premium
Hello there!! I changed my domain (for trademark/copywrite purposes) to a new domain. When I did it yesterday it looked super smooth and the new domain jumped onto the old site... now I have nothing on either site??? Help? Is the old site with the new domain ever coming back?
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ericcantu Premium
All your domains should be accessible from SiteManager. Was this a siterubix domain or one you paid for?
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KathleenOhM Premium
they were both purchased domains both on SiteManager. I read all the information to transfer the old site to the new domain and it was smooth (yesterday) today both the old and the new site are completely empty.
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KathleenOhM Premium
ps. thank you for your prompt reply and your help!!
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ericcantu Premium
Ok so you had a paid domain and then decided to change the domain to another one, so you bought another domain and then tried a redirect so anyone visiting the old domain would be redirected to the new one

I did this back myself with my first domain which was a longer, not nearly as easy flowing as WorkFromYourLaptop.com. I purchased the new domain and then had all the content from the first one redirected to the new one.

All your purchased domains should be listed in your SiteManager. I'd just set up a support ticket through SiteRubix>SiteSupport and they'll get you squared away :)
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KathleenOhM Premium
Yes, all that. Thank you for directing me to put in a support ticket. I feel like my head is spinning!! I did start a new site but now I am thinking of the old site some back this one will disappear!! I will get on support right now. Much gratitude!
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ericcantu Premium
No problem!
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veigha Premium
Yo Eric, I was watching an AWOL academy video when I came across a topic about this platform. Plus I like the fact that I could try this out for free. I am a complete newbie to this affiliate marketing stuff to I'd like to take this step as a start. Hey I also traveling, so I guess we have something in common.
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ericcantu Premium
That is so cool! I was in the exact same position as you a year ago. I tried this out free, then never looked back. I think you’ll love this training. And it absolutely works! If u need any help with anything don’t hesitate to reach out! Welcome!
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DHarris4 Premium
Hello Eric! I came across you because I was watching Keala Kanae's Freelance Digital Marketing Masterclass webinar. However I soon found out that, it was just to sell the AWOL academy. I could not afford the $99 but I'm SO glad I didn't end up buying it because I read your review of the program and those prices are just ridiculous! I'm glad I found you at work-from-your-laptop, I'm going to give WA a try and see where this takes me. :)
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ericcantu Premium
I'm very happy you're here! The training and community here are excellent. I really look forward to you finding a home here :)
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dcrnanick Premium
Hi Eric I am new here but I'm looking around and looking for people I can learn from in all sorts of ways and I think from looking that you're one who is having some success with affiliate marketing so I thought I'd follow you, besides that you seem like a cool dude, continued success!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support man. This is a great community to be a part of. I appreciate it!
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Eric,
Congratulations-a-million for Guinness success. Your story is very inspirational and will be a life-saving for me and many others.

I just reviewed your profile, which heightens inspiration to its highest level. Thank you for sharing.

I would appreciate your helping hands in months, years... to come.

Happy Holidays 2017,

James
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much for all your support! I really appreciate it :)
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pzul Premium
Hi Eric,

So far, I've covered the fact that I need an interest, website, attract visitors and earn revenue.

Do I have to pick just one interest? If I'm not mistaken, Kyle mentioned that one of the mistakes is focusing on one brand or product.

Someone in the live chat asked if anyone is an amazon affiliate. Does that mean we can choose to go to platforms like amazon? and our website will be providing research into these companies, products, services, interests? I might have read you mentioning something like that on the live chat but just wanted to confirm.

Thank you!
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely, the training covers exactly how you'll be able to utilize affiliate marketing with your website you'll create. Don't worry, every step of how affiliate marketing works is explained as well.

In choosing your niche, so many get caught up in thinking about profitability or saturation, and I would really just advise to choose something you are absolutely passionate about. Every single niche no matter how obscure can be profitable when done right using this training. The key is consistent quality content creation, and they easiest way to make sure you do that is to choose something you're passionate about because then you'll actually enjoy creating content around it.

Like Kyle says, let's say you love photography, instead of choosing a specific product like a specific camera to build your whole site around, the better niche to choose would be a bit broader, say travel photography maybe, and then an individual post could be on a specific brand or camera, but then other posts could focus on any of the maaaaaaany topics you could write about in that niche (best smart phone to use for travel photography, best kits, best gear bags, easiest ways to get your photos published, etc.).

As you move forward you'll be introduced to many affiliate programs including amazon and how they work to get you paid by connecting people with the products they're already looking for. Don't get too far ahead of yourself, all will be explained :)
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pzul Premium
I found out about this through youtube! There was something I was watching that had an ad for AWOL I think... the guy promoting it is Keala Kanae.... I registered for their pdf intro email and a free webinar class. I also looked them up (not sure if it was a scam and wanted to know what others were saying). You created a youtube video of diff companies like this one, explaining that it wasn't a scam but very expensive.

I did go through the webinar and pdf document, which led me back to your youtube video and creating this free account! I'm unemployed at the moment, so I might have to either really find a part-time gig or perhaps pay through any commission I can possibly make through here, if possible. In the meantime, I'm def going through the training
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ericcantu Premium
I'm very glad to hear you found Wealthy Affiliate before you emptied your wallet into AWOL. Glad to have you here! One of the best features of WA is the free starter account which you're taking full advantage of right now. After day 2 or so I knew this was what I wanted to be a part of. The great thing is that you qualify to get your first entire month so cheap. Take full advantage of that and you can go from there.

Think of your goals here in the long term. When you do that it removes any timetable you put yourself on and it really helps you grow. It may be pushing it for you being that you're in-between jobs, but I would STRONGLY consider taking advantage of the Black Friday special here which is going on November 24-27 where you can get a full YEAR'S membership for only $299 and you'll be grandfathered in at that rate for as long as you stay a member. It makes it so that you're averaging less than $25/month for all this incredible training.

It's normally already a great deal at $359/year, but at $299 it's an absolute steal and if you can take full advantage of that, make that investment into yourself and you'll have the tools and training you need to make this your future :) Also, I give lots of bonuses to my referrals who go yearly like one on one coaching and mentoring, so I hope it's something you're able to do moving forward!

I really look forward to helping you out! Glad to have you and congratulations!
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Hi, everyone, this is how exactly I ended up here. So, Eric glad to be here. Would you please let us know all that is explained by KK is free here and I believe I heard you saying that we could start making money even not paying anything, and if we like it fine, if not leave it. In case we like it then why is it that we have to upgrade. If you may please explain.
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Jaygriff84 Premium
I was brought here because I watched a video review of "Awol 101s" program on youtube. I was actually going to purchase the program and figured it was a good investment at $99, that was of course until I realized that was just the beginning and in the end the program costs thousands. I honestly don't think it should cost that much and I believe this community is a lot more valuable to someone like me who is just starting out and learning affiliate marketing. Thanks for making this affordable for people who don't want to spend thousands to get there online business started.
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ericcantu Premium
I'm really glad you found this platform before you emptied your wallet to AWOL. I absolutely agree with you. That $99 investement literally turns into $10,000 which is crazy to me. This is the best training and mentoring platform you'll find online in my opinion. I'm glad you're here and as I've told you before, as someone who's had success here at WA, I'm all about doing everything I can to help you do the same :)
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ErikaYoon Premium
I found Wealthy Affiliate by accident earlier today on Youtube, but didn't actually make the decision to come and try it until I found your Youtube Video about WA from an Ambassador's POV.

I recently graduated from college and am currently looking for a job, but I thought that in the meantime, this would be a great way to explore some alternative income ideas (plus I've always wanted to make a website). Thanks for already being a great mentor!
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ericcantu Premium
So happy you found this platform. You're going to love this training. There is so much success to be had here. I really look forward to working with you Erika!
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eosegueraf Premium
Thank you for the follow Eri, I'm following you back, I am glad to be part of your Network here at Wealthy Affiliate. If we stay focused and consistent, we can build a business that will be around for years to come.
I wish you great success and that your goals are met as you learn all that you can within this awesome community. Please feel free to ask questions whenever necessary.
Best regards from México
Eugenio.
https://suppliesfororganicagriculture.com
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much for the kind words, Eugenio! I really appreciate the support. Thank you, brother!
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Ericcanto,,

Your following me warms my heart that has run lost in the digital world. Yet, I have kept learning and learning despite being a digital blind 73-y-o man. So, I need you to look after such a handicapped person; I do appreciate it.

Virtually, I was totally blind to the digital world until 9/25/2017 when I joined WA premium. Since, I have worked hard to learn as fast and as much as I can, but still far from the goal of succeeding in E-marketing.

Here, I would like to thank you for networking with me, I will proactively do what we should do together to succeed in E-marketing adventure. Hence, be critical on what you perceive from reading my profile and contents inside by 42-day baby, http://www.ebettercare.com; that is really what I need, not just sweet words for political correctness; I appreciate that.

In reality, I am still digitally blind although I have gained a significant knowledge through truly unparalleled training and support within WA community – the right place for us to worm up and to move into the real world of E-marketing.

Welcome to meet in WA and thank you for mutual supporting.

Best to health and success,


James
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate the support and wish you continued growth James! Thank you for the kind words.
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Eric,
Always welcome warm nice words, but never forget giving out your constructive critics, which will forge a real advance and success. I hope you agree with and will do that for me and others.

Happy Holidays 2017,


James
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks again, James! I wish you and your loved ones a great holiday season!
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Raynor123 Premium
Hi Eric. Thank you for following. I've not had the pleasure of visiting your part of the world, but I intend getting there. Like you I love travel. It is one of the reasons I have become an affiliate for internet marketing. At one stage of my life I was a Diamond Dealer and I spent most of my time traveling around Africa, where I live. This is an awesome continent. You need to have it on your list of destinations to visit.
Thank you for the training. I will be looking at it as I'm very new to all this and require lots of knowledge.
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! I've definitely had Africa high on my list of destinations. Very cool. Thank you for the support!
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Hey Eric,

I seen an ad for AWOL and signed up for the free seminar. I did not give them any money though lol. I looked up reviews and most of them seemed kind of fake or scripted. Anyway I found your review and of course it led me here. I am glad I saved the 100 bucks they wanted from me. That will pay for a couple months here at WA!!!
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! I'm really glad you didn't blow your money over there. This is such a great and welcoming community and I know you're going to love the training here. I'm always available when you need anything at all so don't hesitate to ask any questions you may have!
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CarolMez Premium
thanks for the follow I was in WA about 3 years ago and was working on my google ads and been trying to master it so I can also travel...my partner and i have been in many MLMs and shiny objects now im ready to focus.,i have been independant for 25 years doing medical services...and I have my own DNA company. my struggles are with google ads but i have other ideas on the table...look forward to checking out your stuff.
Carol M
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support! I personally don't use Google ads so I'm not too familiar with them, but I know most of the time it's just a matter of tinkering and trial and error to get the desired results :)
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MaxiMos Premium
Hey Ericcantu...how you doing man?
I was just scrolling down the rankings and saw a familiar looking face and I thought to myself " Hey I've seen this face before" then I remembered that I said I would definitely let you know when I join Wealthy Affiliate..it was your review about WA on Youtube that helped me make the decesion to join it . Thanks I am enjoying every minute of it.
(bee care)
You take good care of yourself now..yeah and I'll see you around the community. Nice 1!
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ericcantu Premium
Oh wow man. Welcome! I would’ve liked it more if you had come in through my link though lol. You’d have had me in your corner and I’d be able to help you directly. Great to have you though :).
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MaxiMos Premium
Hey Ericcantu.
Nice to hear from you.
Sorry I did'nt even realize. Because after a couple of days I typed in WA in the search engine and pondered over it and then joined...maybe put your link visually in your video...if it is'nt there all ready. Because I really dId'nt think to go through your link. Maybe this is food for thought, for you, as I was just a random viewer. I viewed two others or three about WA aswell and I don't remember any of them prompting me to go through their links.

Maybe this is happening frequently without you knowing.
So you might be losing people to join WA. And they join their own behalf.
Like I did.
Hope the best for you.
But my advice as a viewer get a large enough link on your actual video so it acts as a reminder for people viewing to go through your link.
But it's All good anyway...thanks a million.
Take care.
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ericcantu Premium
Lol what happened is that you first found WA by going through my link on one device and then ended up joining from the main WA site on another device. In those rare cases I don’t get the credit, but they’re not common at all.

It’s not a big deal, but if you’d like to have me personally in your corner to help you, you can always re-enroll through my link in that YouTube vid description before you decide to go premium and then I’ll be able to see your questions and help you directly :) I enjoyed helping you out and answering your questions on YouTube to get you here. I’d love to continue that journey with you.
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MaxiMos Premium
Yeah thats right I was on my phone...watching the review. Then joined via the laptop.
If I re-enrol thru your link to premium would I lose all my data on WA and start fresh again?
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ericcantu Premium
It'd be a brand new account you'd be creating using a new different email. I'm not sure how much building you've done on your website in 4 days, but I don't think it'd take much time at all to catch back up to where you're at now. It's completely up to you :)
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MaxiMos Premium
Ok Eric...thanks but I'll stick where I am for the time being but
what I'll do is refer anyone interested in learning about affiliate marketing via WA, to view your youtube channel.
And hopefully they'll go through your link,how's that sound?
Just my way of saying thank you.
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ericcantu Premium
Sending them to http://workfromyourlaptop.com would be better :) thanks and I totally understand... I might be able to reach out to Kyle and get the situation fixed so that you can get the kind of one on one mentoring I talked about in the youtube video that got you here in the first place.

Thanks man! Great hearing from you!
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Abradbury86 Premium
Hey Eric I just joined up and want to hear some feedback on how others are doing. You are almost a year in to WA so I would love to hear how you are doing with this and what you think is the best route for success. Obviously going through all the training is going to help, but if you have any advice for a starter I would be most appreciative!
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ericcantu Premium
The best advice is to start at the beginning and follow every single lesson Kyle has to the tee. Don't stray from it or try to outthink things. Just trust the system because it works.

I personally started with the Bootcamp because I wanted to share this platform with other people like me looking for something like this. It's a very lucrative program and I'm proud to say the site I built here with the training is making $1500+ per month now.

Im using that success to leverage into an Instagram following as well which is blowing up. It's all thanks to WA and the training here. Kyle is a wealth of information just as is Carson and Jay Neill.

Be patient with your success, think long term, take full advantage of the $19 first month of premium you get, then go yearly as soon as that month is over and you'll have spent the least amount of money for the best training online. Bar none.
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Abradbury86 Premium
That was what I was thinking too. Thanks for the info!
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Hi there. Found your video on Youtube and decided to give this a try... Hoping to learn a few things and perhaps see where this goes... Im hoping to start a business on the side that I love to do that will eventually replace working and slaving away...

I read your profile and I am also a travel junkie. Just thought I'd drop by and say hello. Im glad I found your vid.
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely. I read your user description and goals and I see a lot of myself from just a few months back in what you're looking to accomplish. I'm very happy you've found this awesome training community. Welcome! I'm here to help in any way I can.
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823824Ican2 Premium
Thank you Ericcantu for your Scam article. I paid the $99 at AWOL looking for at home business I could do. I thought AWOL was the only training-saddened it was $9997 (but only for 10 days), no way that is possible! I am sure your article and this (WA) training is my answer to prayer. I am a former EMT and then a nurse, I was disablied on the job-now retired. I care for my disabled sister and money is tight on retirement funds. No more OT! So again, thanks a million-(that really isn't enough) for input into my life. My goal is to earn enough to up grade our families standard of living and have funds over to help others in need. I also want to contribute to our local burn unit, EMTs, Fire dept., Police dept. especially. the K-9 units. I love photography, dogs, and used to do all water sports. Love Michigan and our turning into Fall colors. Live is great-soon to be greater! Warren
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ericcantu Premium
Warren what an incredible story... Thank you for your service! I'm atleast glad you didn't empty your wallet into AWOL like so many others have. This training is so much better and so much more aimed at actual mentoring! Push forward with this training and take full advantage of your $19 first month of premium as soon as you can! It doesn't get any better than that! Glad to have you here! Welcome!
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Thank you Eric. The AWOL youtube you uploaded brought me here. I purchased the program but have yet to speak to a coach and I'm anticipating that they're going to up sell me...try. I'm disappointed thus far of trying to find a descent trustworthy business.
So, I'm looking forward to giving this a go.
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! So many have come here from AWOL and absolutely turned it around for themselves. This community actually cares about your success and mentors you instead of trying to empty your wallet! Welcome aboard! I’m here for anything you need. Don’t hesitate to ask!
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Hey Eric, I am not real sure how I stumbled on your site that led me to WA but it looks like I found the right spot. With a background in Hotel & Tourism as well as Real Estate over the last 20 years I am wanting to figure out a way to take all the knowledge that I have along with some other hobbies that I have and turn it into an online business that helps people accomplish their dreams in life. Looks like you are doing just that yourself... Congratulations! I look forward to following and learning from you! Please know in advance that your support is greatly appreciated!
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ericcantu Premium
You’re the man James! The best feeling is seeing guys like you find this awesome platform. You’re the exact person this kind of training is meant for and it’s just a matter of being patient, staying driven, keeping focus, and following the awesome training. Whenever you need anything at all I’m here to help.
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TammiP Premium
Hi Eric!! It's so nice to meet a fellow traveler.

I want to travel the entire world and lay down some roots in a very exotic place. I have wanted to do this for many years!! Like you I am hoping that WA makes this dream a possibility!!

Let's stay connected and keep up with everything that is happening in our lives.

Thanks for the follow I will be following you and watching for amazing stories!!

T
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much! I’m addicted to travel! WA is the absolute best way to build a successful business that travels with you! Thanks for the support!
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bellalove Premium
Hi. My name is Amanda and I'm just getting started here at Wealthy Affiliate and I'm trying to grow my network with other new and also other experienced people in the community here because when great minds think alike anything is possible!!!

If you ever need anything or have any questions please feel free to ask me and I will do my best to help you. Hope to hear from you! And good luck on your road to success

-Amanda
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support!
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NateTremblay Premium
Hello Eric,

I've read your blog from your website and I was intrigued and decide to try out Wealthy Affiliate.The worse that can happen is that I don't like it right? Right.

I honestly do not have much experience about online businesses or any experience at all. It just interests me and I'd be willing to learn allot more about it and possibly make a living out of it also. Hopefully this will do me well and maybe turn my life upside down.
I'm looking forward to what the future has in store for me. :)
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ericcantu Premium
You’re in the right place, Nate. WA is the best training and mentoring community online. Take full advantage of everything offered to you. Jump on that first month of premium for $19 and give yourself a full month to take in this awesome training. Put in the time and this training sets you up for success. I’m here to help anywhere I can.
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Hi Eric, I found your video as I was researching AWOL. I was almost sold but luckily I researched a bit more and stumbled on to yours. My goal to provide for my family and not work a 9-5 job or work for anybody but myself. This is all new for me. I am hoping that WA helps to achieve my goals.
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ericcantu Premium
Welcome aboard! I'm so glad you were able to find that video before AWOL academy emptied your wallet! The training here absolutely works and you're going to love it. The fact that you found the content I created is proof positive that the training here works. I created that specifically for people just like you to find it and it's so rewarding to see you now taking the steps to build your own business. Congratulations!
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AMSOHN Premium
Hi Eric,
Thank you for the email and all the support thus far... less than 24 hours in and have had more contacts than in 2 years of the other program - While I don't understand all the info yet - I'm working at least 2-4hrs daily and will be starting the web-building tomorrow. I've been splitting my time between Course progress "Getting Started" and "Affiliate Bootcamp" my motto - Earn while you learn is happening.
I'm here in TX not that far from Corpus - My nephew is a 1st responded in TX City TX and we've been back and forth helping others with the Harvey Hit- We've had a few bumps and bruises from the Hit; however nothing close to the 3 hours south... Prayers and Blessings.
Thanks again
Anita
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for writing Anita! I did the same thing early on splitting my time between training modules like you are and then I decided I wanted to help as many people as I could who were just like me looking for training like what's offered at WA and I went all in on the WA bootcamp. It's awesome! And it's very rewarding when people just like yourself find the content I created thanks to this awesome training and are now on their way to building their own business. :)
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KProto1 Premium
Hi Eric, having a few more problems. signing up with booking.com. they want me to copy a code and paste it into my html on my home page to verify my site.
first of all which page is my home page?
Would that be one of my pages or the page my posts show up on.
do I need to be in my dash board in order to do this and which window is it?
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ericcantu Premium
I think you're getting a little bit ahead of yourself. Pasting code into the header of your home page is simple enough but not when you don't know what a home page is. Where are you in the course lessons right now?
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KProto1 Premium
Halfway thru making money
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ericcantu Premium
Just got back from Rome :) sorry for the late response. Just keep pushing through and making sure not to skip anything or get ahead of yourself and you'll be just fine :)
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Rainflower Premium
Hi, Eric, Thanks for the warm welcome. I'm glad I am here now to start a website and be successful with it. I think my line in the sand is just looking back and not seeing anything that I think I should be looking back at that speaks to me. I want to do my own business instead of just going out and working for others all the days of my life.
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ericcantu Premium
I'm very happy you found WA and very excited to watch you grow! If you need anything at all I'm right here.
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KProto1 Premium
So I've built a few pages and posts. When I type in my domain which is vacationtripsandtips.com or want2seeit.com everything is pushed to onesie or the other. I have alot of space on one side. In word press when I view it it doesn't show that.
Also, theres a EDIT icon that I can't seem to get rid of.
Any ideas?
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ericcantu Premium
It looks good to me. It's not that it's pushed to one side, it's that that theme is a 2 column theme. On the left column is your content, and on the right is your sidebar, where you can have a list of recent posts, archives, a search bar, and a number of things.

The edit button is only visible by you because you're signed in. No one else can see that. :)
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KProto1 Premium
Does it look bad because I think my theme only allows a side bar on posts not pages.
Even though the open space doesn't show in word press can I place an ad there somehow?

Also, my dad is retired Phoenix Fire 33yrs
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ericcantu Premium
Very cool to hear about your dad. Small world :)

When you're editing your post or page from your editor the sidebar definitely shows. Clicking on "Preview Changes" will show you exactly what the post or page will look like when published.

And yes you can fill that sidebar just like I said with a list of recent posts, archives, a search bar, a calendar, and a whole host of other widgets and even ads and banners. Take a look at what other people have on their sidebars to give you an idea. You can add whatever you like to that area from your customizer under sidebars.
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Vesana67 Premium
Hi Eric,

Listening to your video over and over about AWOL made me realize that there could be another way to be a probably profitable online entrepreneur without spending too much right from the get go. I was really impressed with your explanations. So thank you and I'm sure I've made the right decision and try WA instead.

Thank you

Febby
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ericcantu Premium
How awesome! So glad you were able to save yourself from emptying your wallet to those guys. This is by far the best training and mentoship community you'll find online. Looking forward to watching you learn and grow!
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joemas99 Premium
I too liked what you said about AWOL. I almost signed up with Jay at six figure mentors. Anyway, I have been very successful in my accounting practice helping people with IRS tax problems and now want to have more leisure time making more money doing what I really want to do with my life.
That is helping people gain personal power in their life. I will continue to offer a lot of free stuff, and those who want to buy tools can use my affiliate links. I have not sold any products yet, but expect to be on the fast track. I have a lot of SEO, marketing, and sales experience.
I look forward to the benefits of knowing you.
Joe Mastriano, CPA
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ericcantu Premium
Congratulations Joe! Take full advantage of this training and take it step by step. There's a lot of info, but if you attack this training in a linear way through each course lesson, the value you'll get from it is priceless. Be patient, and trust the system. It works!
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joemas99 Premium
Will do.
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ericcantu Premium
:)
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JayParker Premium
Just wanted to touch base with you, in case you're tracking your activities on Youtube and other platforms. I got to WA because of your Youtube video about AWOL. I got sucked into their $99 intro "course" and hit the $10,000 reveal. I went to Youtube and found your video...and it lead me here (Should have researched them first). Thank you. I've started 3 sites here and I'm migrating a fourth from another host. I like everything I see here, especially that for about $100 more a year... i can stay here and close my old hosting account(close to $280/yr)..... plus get all this instruction and community here. Just wanted to say thanks for making that youtube video.
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ericcantu Premium
That's really, really cool, man. I appreciate you reaching out like that. Congrats on finding this platform! It's truly the best training and mentorship I've found and just like you said, it's the best bang for the buck hands down. (Don't know if you've considered the yearly membership here at WA but it cuts your WA dues pretty much in half. Absolutely the best way to go.) I'm very glad you're both saving money and have the means now with this training and community to start making money for yourself.

If you have a chance, is there any way you could leave this same comment you just messaged me as a comment on the youtube vid? I think it'd be awesome. In case you forgot where you found the video you can just go to youtube and search "AWOL Academy Scam" and it should come up first. You don't have to change a thing. This word for word would be perfect.

Thanks a ton, man. I really do appreciate that.
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JayParker Premium
will do.
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ericcantu Premium
thanks man!
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JayParker Premium
just made my comment on the youtube video...came out a bit longer thank I anticipated... lol. Thanks again.
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ericcantu Premium
lol no worries! Thanks man!
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JayairaRamos Premium
ericcantu I have a question regarding getting images on your website I when through the training and I know where to go to get images but I'm having trouble getting images for a specific post reviews I created the only place I found those images was in google but because it is a risk getting images from google I wanted to know if is ok to take a picture from my phone to the images I need for my post reviews? please help I'm stuck I couldn't find any images on the site Kyle provide on the images training area
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ericcantu Premium
in the training Kyle talks about plenty of sites where you can download free images for your posts here: Try out some of the sites he mentions, use their search to see what images you like, and use them risk free :)
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JayairaRamos Premium
I know and I did try searching but no picture can't be found for example I need some pictures like WA pics also jaaxy keyword tool pics, and WordPress pics but can find any of those pics on the site Kyle provided no picture that is Relevant to my review post
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ericcantu Premium
For those just take a screen capture. That second bullet point in that tutorial talks about screenshots you take. Everything here in WA is available for your use. If you don't know how to take a screen capture using your computer just google it :)

On a Mac it's Shift+Cmd+4 :)
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Jeaneanep Premium
Travel is awesome and I am a fan. I'm hoping to create a successful business so that I can have time to enjoy my passions, travel being one of them, writing and spending lots of family time with my loved ones, exploring and playing. Involved with launching my granddaughters modeling career, and eventually launching a product line in her name. I think I have found my niche, surviving the tween years, coping with the tween girl. lol. Really liking the training, thus far. Happy to be here.
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ericcantu Premium
Excellent! That's awesome how close you are! Glad you're loving this training!
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Hi , I am just wondering what the purpose of following others and being followed is ? I am totally new to internet money making and marketing , website building etc .
What I do know is I am pretty intelligent , and if help and others really showing me how to do this is available in depth , then I will do what needs to be done .
Please answer the question in the 1st paragraph and share all the helpful info and encouragement you have for me .
Thank you much ,
Brett
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ericcantu Premium
You're in the right spot, Brett. This training here goes very much in depth. I went from knowing absolutely nothing about building websites or building traffic to now having a growing and consistent number of referrals come through daily from content I've put out there.

Most people I follow are people I've interacted with in a discussion or maybe a new person who's just starting... I enjoy building my network here and doing my best to help others where I can.

Now I'm not making $1000/month yet, but you don't want to only follow or unfollow someone based on their earnings. I've been in 8 months and have consistent monthly income coming in and growing monthly referrals. I personally love helping others find WA. I know someone who went 9 months without anything, but he knew he was building quality content, and now 2 years later he's proud to have had consistent $4000 months. Traffic and revenue take time to build. It's a matter of putting out quality content consistently. There's a lot to learn here and you want to take full advantage of the training.

Keep up the good work and continue growing!
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avankarsen Premium
Hi Eric! I was actually not really looking for WA but I was invited to another program that was interesting but the marketing/social media they had going on screamed "RUN!". I believe you had a blog post or linked to one regarding it. This community looks super awesome. I do well from home but could always use a little support/social interaction & the extra income wouldn't hurt---even if it is just to support my Starbucks addiction. =) Thank you for the encouraging words! -Amber
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ericcantu Premium
Amber I can feel the passion in your words. I'm really excited for you and your Starbucks addiction! Lol. Glad to have found you and just so you know I'm here for anything you need. This is a great community. I think you'll really enjoy the training and I hope you soon take the jump to premium and take advantage of that first ultra discounted month you get. Welcome!
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TPugin1 Premium
( Sorry, that break was unintentional.) cont/... South Africa when you can. There is some spectacular scenery here, from lovely seaside resorts to arid desert inhabited by colorful ostriches, to breathtaking lakes and waterfalls, to snow-capped rugged mountains, and a lot of fascinating history too. I live in Johannesburg, a modern inland city, which came into being when gold was discovered here in the dark ages.
I hope we'll meet when you visit, or maybe I'll wander into your wanderings in some exotic spot someday.
Till then,I wish you the very best of health and happiness.
Kind regards, Trevor.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support and the kind words! I really appreciate
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TPugin1 Premium
Hello Eric. I'm happy to make your acquaintance. I'm also keen to wander around and visit some beautiful areas of the world. I'm looking forward to studying your training posts, and improving my knowledge. Have a wonderful holiday. You make me green with envy. Make a point of visiting us here in South
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Thanks for referring me. I have been looking for ways to replace my current income by working smarter instead of harder so I can spend more time with my family - especially my wonderful wife and grandson. I am super excited about the opportunities available on the internet and am looking forward to learning how to make my vision a reality.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for reaching out! This is the best training and mentorship I've found online, so stick with it, trust it, and patiently work towards those goals you have. You have all the tools here to make it work, it's just a matter of consistency and putting the time in now :) Congrats! Hope to see you take the dive to Premium soon!
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realpurdy1 Premium
Hi Batman! :D How are ya?
Hey can you please recommend a good user friendly slider theme? I only need the home page to slide, well fade, actually. Need about 5 pages total... including a Blog page as well.

Thanks so kindly for your help,
~Shawna Purdy :)

PS: I'm looking fwd to coming back and listening to some of your training videos. Thanks again!
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ericcantu Premium
Hey Shawna! I wish I knew a great place with a ton of theme options but I really don't. When I found mine I just did a google search looking for things I wanted in a theme. I found one that worked for me and made it my own. There are tons here to choose from, you may find one that is close to what you like and then google from there.

Wish I could help more with that!
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realpurdy1 Premium
You're were actually a big help, thank you so much for taking the time to respond. I found 3 members using slideshow themes with great success so, I have two really good themes to choose from! Have a great weekend!! :)
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ericcantu Premium
Awesome! Glad you found what you were looking for. That's exactly what this community is about :)
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Travis2298 Premium
Eric my man, thanks for the follow!

Travel is a great passion of mine as well.. Nothing like buying that plane ticket and jumping into the unknown. Different cultures alters perspective and leaves a lasting impression on your outlook in life.

That's why I'm giving this a go, to have a way of generating income to allow me to do the thing I love.

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - The legend himself, Mark Twain.

Cheers man!
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ericcantu Premium
Amen to that! I'm currently on a west coast road trip myself! Flew in to Seattle from Texas a few days ago, and I'm making my way down the west coast all the way to San Diego. About to hit SF today! Welcome aboard! If you need anything at all I'm right here!
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MSchmitz1 Premium
Hi, clicked on a link from YouTube, and now I'm here signed up and ready to start something great for me and my family. I have plenty of free time in the winter hopefully that works to my advantage with this strategy. Excited to see what this is all about and if it works for me!!
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ericcantu Premium
Welcome aboard! You're in the right place, that's for sure. Sorry for the delayed response, I'm on a west coast road trip right now! Flew to Seattle from Texas and I'm making my way down to San Diego :) I'm an hour from SF right now! About to go take in the sites! If u need anything at all I'm available! Welcome!
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Hello Ericcantu,
Thank you for add me. Be aware, I have informed Kyle today, about those videos doesn't have subtitle, due to my deafness. Let's see what can be done with this one. I am really looking forward to be part of this community. Can't wait to begin with trainings real soon.
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ericcantu Premium
Wow that would be great if they could add the subtitles capability. That would be a huge accomplishment. Good luck and thanks for the support!
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Foresta-Gump Premium
Hi Ericcantu

I hope to stay in touch with you Eric because I would like you to teach me how to create a video if you would. Never learned.

Since you love to travel I think you'd love to journey to Penticton British Columbia in Canada--a beautiful tourist town who receives visitors yearly. Two beaches 5 miles apart--the one on the south end of town is the best they cater to the uppers--the ones who show off their boats and such. Penticton is considered a paradise a place to stay forever. Water sports to entertain lovers of the water. Lots to do in Penticton. Granny Bogners is a restaurant in a country setting house from farm to table food--delicious and worth the expense. And wineries to sample wine till you're tipsy from visiting winery to winery. And fruit stands along side a country road just on the outskirts of town. Not a huge town it's considered a small town yet population has grown to approximately 40 thousand. Night clubs for the all-nighters. Great place place to visit for sure so keep it in mind you'll be glad you did.

Thanks for your message Eric

Good evening to you!

Donna Thompson Author
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ericcantu Premium
Wow thanks for sharing that! I appreciate that. I'll have to add that to my list. Thank you Donna!
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bgrisham1 Premium
Hi Eric, I recently go intrigued by affiliate marketing by articles I read on FB, and was easily seduced b/c of my desire to work my way out of my current industry and have more freedom. However, the first couple of places I looked had large buy ins and high ticket sales (still not exactly sure what that means), but coaches were immediately asking me about my 401k etc, when I mentioned I didn't have much of a budget to work with as my daughter will be attending college next year. So that was an immediate turn off. While the funds may not be there, I am no stranger to hard work, so this platform def seems to fit my situation the best from what I've seen.

I still really don't know exactly what all this is is about, so my goal at this moment is to go through the training and hopefully get some better insight to decide if this is something that will work for me.

So if you have any suggestions for me to help enlighten my while I go through the training, that would be greatly appreciated.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for leaving me the honest message, Bonnie. I think you're going to see that Wealthy Affiliate really is a welcoming community of like minded people like yourself, all of whom are working together to help each other succeed.

You're going to get GREAT training on building a successful online business. Kyle is a spectacular mentor and his training really opened my eyes. I think you'll really enjoy it.

My advice would be to follow this training step by step. Even the small tasks are important. Especially in the beginning, you're working on the foundational aspects of your business, so be patient, and trust in the system because it all pays off. Kyle really shows that he actually wants you to succeed, instead of just trying to empty your wallet like other platforms do. Use that great learning and work ethic you have to get a real grasp of how this affiliate marketing industry works. I'm someone like you who had no prior experience with this, but I had that drive to learn, and it's really got me excited.

If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to ask. I'm always here and available and this community is an incredibly helpful one as well :)
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ZoeyJA Premium
Hey Ericcantu! I love to travel as well and it would be so nice to get an online business going successfully so I won't have to worry about a cent. Haha How is being part of WA for over 6 months working for you so far?

I'm looking forward to using the training videos you generously created. Thank you. :)
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ericcantu Premium
WA has been everything I wanted and more. I am so excited about what the future holds with this. I'm super grateful to all who have helped me and I know you'll really enjoy the training and mentorship here as well. Thanks for the support!
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Carson1 Premium
EC can you refer me to training on how to set up an email and information sign up on my site. I'm having trouble
1. understanding how to capture emails.
2. how to manage email and information lists once I do capture that information.
3. how an autoresponder works.
Thank you ATB Carson 1
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ericcantu Premium
Man I wish I had something handy to share with you, but I think I learned about them myself looking through what other members had posted here. I'd search "opt in" on the search bar up top and see what pulls up for you.
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Carson1 Premium
I'll do that ...also found Jays email training from January. It's all good. Thank you EC for your response. Have a great day! ATB. Carson 1
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ericcantu Premium
Jay is a great trainer. I'd definitely follow anything he shows.
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TEldred Premium
I LOVE your post Eric!!!! Thank you for this share. I've been in training this wk for a Lady, I have to fill in for next wk, really need the cash...anyways, I am still trying to learn all these different things that I can do so basically I'm playing around with some of this trying to figure out (how - tos) but I would be so lost without your help and support.
You are so blessed! Enjoy your life BatMan :)
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ericcantu Premium
Hey man I really appreciate that! The best part of this training community is that it's all about helping others. Glad you found some benefit from my training :)
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LadybugLove Premium
Hey Eric...

How can I find my website "Current Monthly Unique Visitors"? I haven't gotten to the part of the training to be tracking Google analytics yet (but i'm reading about everyone else who's doing it, sigh). I need it to complete my Affiliate Network CJ application, assignment.

YIKES!! Scary!! But I don't think this was scary for you. :)

TIA, buddy!
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ericcantu Premium
For your CJ application i'd just guesstimate it if you don't have analytics set up just yet. It might be a little early and they may want more traffic, but don't worry about it. Pretend it's any other job interview and paint you and your site like an authority lol. It can't hurt right.

Don't go saying you get a million views a month or anything, but selling yourself is ok. All they can do is say no. It's no biggy.
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LadybugLove Premium
Can you give me a realistic number...I can't even imagine! I've had my website up since February...and I have 8 posts there currently.

My URL is:

https://onthewingsofmypen.com

TIA for your time Eric!! Super Batman!! ;)
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ericcantu Premium
It's impossible to guess someone else's traffic :) You'd have to guess that. But with 8 posts in 5 months there's probably not enough consistent traffic going there.

I'd say though that a good goal to work on would be to increase your post count. A good starter goal is to write 2-3/week, so around 8-10/month. A 5 month old site would have 40-50 posts and that's a good start and really the only way to get consistent traffic.
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LadybugLove Premium
Actually I have 32 more posts i have to put up. I have them on my FB group page right now. I was trying to get through some of the training before I add more so I don't have to back track too much to make changes. Not a good idea?

I have 40 posts in all... just have to get them keyword ready and add my pics. It all takes time. I wrote these from Jan to April...plus the recent one i did for my #3 course assignment for review/recommendation.

I guess you're gonna say.."What are you waiting for? Get those babies up!!" Huh? UGH!

And...I was told to only put up 2 to 3 per week so Google doesn't get mad at me. :(
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ericcantu Premium
Don't be bashful with your posts. The best thing to do is follow exactly what Kyle says, right? 2-3 per week, publish as you complete them, not 6 months later.

And you can do more than 2-3.
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LadybugLove Premium
Not bashful here...just began back in January on my FB group page temporarily, before I got going on WA in February. Was working on my group posts from January thru April, when I decided it was time for catch up on my site. I really wanted to add all of them in May, but also wanted to be working thru the training, because I HAVE TO have an income by November so I can move out on my own. (divorce looming up before me)

I just wanted to follow the training and not do anything out of step. I have never had the guts to do anything like this before (I didn't grow up with the internet...only learned about it back in 2006 when I went back to school after a divorce) My kiddos (24 and nearly 27 now) have grown up with computers.

My first degree was a BS in Early Childhood Ed back in 1985 before the Web. In 2006, I felt like Rip Van Winkle waking up from a 20 year nap!! Ha ha! Back then...all I could do was a bit of email and surfing the web. Ohhh how far I've come since those days!!

Thanks for enduring my humble beginnings Eric... ;)
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ericcantu Premium
That's one of the points I try to get down with my referrals. People haven't done this kind of writing before, so they're afraid to mess up, but the fact is when Kyle tells you to publish, publish. You're not alone not wanting to do anything out of step, but Kyle wouldn't ask you to publish them if it was wrong.

Just put it all behind you. Better late than never right? So get after it now and make a promise to yourself not to be shy with those posts again :) The longer you delay in publishing content the longer it takes to get eyes on your posts, and eyes on your posts is the only thing that brings revenue :)
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LadybugLove Premium
Sooo True!! Thank you for your time Eric...and your gifts!

So appreciate your help and support!

Blessings..and happy Weekend...Happy Sabbath for me. :)
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ericcantu Premium
You're the best! Keep up all the hard work!
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LadybugLove Premium
You're the Best too Twinkie! Do you ever get any rest or just have endless N-R-G! ;)

As for me...my Passion Drives me!
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ericcantu Premium
I take good vacations all the time. Helps me recharge :)
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LadybugLove Premium
Where do you go? Can I squeeze into your pocket? Hee hee :D
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Hi Eric I sent this to Nathaniell as well. I have a problem... I built my website and it looked good. I went to set-up my website in lesson 5 and I don't know what I did lol! I was editing the main image and now the title (Which is ATV Accessories and more!) reads like this on the web site.
ATV Acces
sories and
More!
It reads correctly on the preview page but not after you save it! I messed with it for over an hour last night. I'm at the point to just delete it all and start from scratch with a new therm. Please help if you could. Oh i am at work on my lunch so I will check back later this evening.

Thank you so much!
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ericcantu Premium
It just sounds like a spacing issue. Every theme is different. Did you add a header image and now it's squishing the main title? Maybe remove the text for the title altogether and just upload a header image that has the title in it? There's always workarounds, or like you said you could just find a new theme that works better for you. But don't let it drive you nuts. Sometimes you can google search and find forums that have people asking for help with your specific theme. Maybe that will help.
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OK Thanks I will try that but I do believe I already did.

Thanks a bunch... now I have to go back to Jail lol I mean work!
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ericcantu Premium
When you add an image as your header, since it's an image the text inside it can't be manipulated or squished. Then you can remove the original title and tagline from your site so it isn't redundant.
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pjjtz Premium
hey, wanderlust sounds very German? I share your love for travel and for photograph. I am a story teller, too. I have written a few children's stories and two long short stories and several short short. A few are polished enough to sell I have never bothered to carry through,,..no need for money, now there is.

I seem never to carry through but also I never give up. Any words of wisdom for me?

AND,,,,,,, More power to you, May your goals be realized.
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ericcantu Premium
Well that's a nice intro :) Words of wisdom... let's see.. my advice would be to stay driven, stay focused, be patient with your success, and do not give up. I think that's really the secret of it all. So many people give up just before they hit that tipping point.

Thanks for the support!
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Taylor03 Premium
Thank you Eric for following me. Can I ask a question? How long before I can realistically expect to start earning? Also I learned a great deal about creating my website but how do I promote it? Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated. I really need to succeed in this endeavor!
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ericcantu Premium
Hey there Taylor! This should help with the earnings question: You promote your site basically by promoting each post as you write content. Kyle goes over all that good stuff from social media sharing to everything else you can do to get eyes on each post. Off page SEO is basically being proactive about getting your posts to your audience. So keep with the training and keep writing that content. 2-3 per week. That to me is the absolute key.
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Taylor03 Premium
Thank you so much!
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ericcantu Premium
No problem :)
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Rwohler1 Premium
Hello, I'm just now investigating online marketing. I have looked at your awol video is why I'm here looking at this site. I did do the beginner course with them and it did provide me with some information and an overview of marketing via email and did touch a bit on affiliates. So with that I see here at least on the surface is dealing with full websites and search engine style of marketing. It appears a different style of marketing OR is this similar in nature which also builds lists though leads?.. Also the type of income and returns if comparing the "two" types as mentioned. I want the best bang for my buck and time which is limited.This may seem like a silly question but again I haven't really thought much until recently on marketing and running to get caught up because some things are still a bit confusing.. Oh my personality is I'm all in when I do goal orientated task..
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ericcantu Premium
How's it going Richard! Welcome! :) The training here is extensive and you don't have to pay per training module like you do at AWOL. That's why I came over myself. This is definitely your best bang for your buck and I'll tell you why.

The training here shows you exactly how to use keyword research tools (that are also provided here) to find out exactly what your target audience is looking for so that your posts you create on your website are the answers to their searches. In other words, instead of paying for ads that you're hoping they find, you are creating content they find. You can connect your audience with the products they are looking for or you can promote WA itself as the training so many are looking for.

This would definitely be the best bang for your buck as the training over there at AWOL is sold individually and ends up costing thousands. Here, you can test drive the training as you're doing now by continuing on with the green tab on the left as you have been, and should you go premium, you get all the training for a low monthly fee instead of having to empty your wallet buying each individual module.

The training here covers how to pick a profitable niche, how to build your website here, how to attract visitors and get traffic by using keyword research, and then how to turn it into revenue. It covers creating quality content, social media marketing, Pay Per click campaigns and Google Adsense, among many other ways to monetize your site and partner with many affiliate programs in your niche.

The mentorship and community here is excellent as well. The one on one coaching call over at AWOL is basically a sales call. Here you get actual mentorship which I love from the members along with weekly live training on a multitude of topics. I really think you'll enjoy it here. Take a good look around and take advantage of your free test drive and your heavily discounted first month of premium to see if it's for you :)
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Hey, Eric?

Did you ever complete the Bootcamp? I just submitted a quick question; I would apprecaite it if you could take a quick look when you get a minute. Thanks!
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ericcantu Premium
I'm actually just starting Phase 6 of 7. But I'll definitely let you know when I'm all completed!
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Nothing urgent, I just wanted to know if Bootcamp was stritcly for promoting WA. Seems as if some people completed it to enhance what they learned through the certification. Thanks for getting back to me, Eric.
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ericcantu Premium
Yeah, the whole point of the Affiliate Bootcamp is taking advantage of WA's affiliate program. It mirrors the certification courses in many ways, while being more specific to promoting WA.
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Gotcha! It seems as if the Bootcamp fills in Some of the blanks from the certification.
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SazzaS Premium
Hi Batman!

Thanks for following me.

You have a great story and I'm pretty sure I'm gonna learn a lot from you.
Travel and photography are also my interest. Trying to make a passion out of it for years. There's only 2 things that hold me back from it: money and.. Excuses
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ericcantu Premium
I hear you brother. Remove the excuses and that's half the battle, right? Thanks for the support!
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Cecemorgan Premium
Hey there Eric would you check out my website? selflessmoney.com. I'm having a few issues as well for some reason my post is not allowing comments but my page is the privacy policy nor are there tabs at the top of my website I set up my menu but it's not allowing my post to be at the top of my website and also do you know which training it was that shows how to add the 30sec website video? I'm still working on that I'll reach out to site support as well I know your a busy man with all the help you do within the community and I appreciate you so much but all in all, i would love your feedback on my website thanks so much in advance
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ericcantu Premium
I'm not quite sure if I understand your question here. I see you have a menu on your site with your privacy policy in it. You're saying you can't add more pages to the menu?

Also are you saying you'd like to add comments to your pages?

For Kyle's article on building websites in 30 seconds, search "Building your own website in 30 seconds" in the search bar at the top and you should find it.
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Cecemorgan Premium
I'd like to add comments to my post but for some reason the comment section is on my privacy policy which is a page.

On my website I have 2post about Sierra and getting started then I have one page my privacy policy my privacy policy is in the top menu on my website my about Sierra and getting started are not an option in the top menu
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ericcantu Premium
Both your posts have comments working just fine. You just have to click to get into the post and scroll down to the bottom.

Those posts wouldn't default to your menu up top by themselves. You'd have to add them there if you wanted them in your menu. They're going to default to your blogroll which is exactly where they're at. You don't usually add every post to your menu up top. Remember you're going to have potentially hundreds of posts in this website.
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jjordanjews2 Premium
I have created a jaaxy account the free one for now, I had a task in lesson 1 which required me to do keywords search, I did the task. Now I have another task to too search keywords and jaaxy won't let me it takes me to the up grade page. I thought I didn't need to yet. When I checked my account settings beside jaaxy it says too add it how do I add it? Or do I have to upgrade first?
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ericcantu Premium
Jaaxy gives you some free tries, 20 or 30 I can't remember, and when those are used up you'd have to upgrade to continue. If you don't want to upgrade just use the free Keyword Tool. :) it gives the same results.
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jjordanjews2 Premium
I am having another problem giving my opinion on the websites​, while I am reading the content on the pages I take notes then I write it it out before getting it ready too post, my problem is Everytime it changes so how can I get back to the website? And I have completed that task, thank you HELP
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ericcantu Premium
Are you talking about leaving feedback for people's websites on the SiteFeedback area?
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jjordanjews2 Premium
Yes
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ericcantu Premium
When you're in the SiteFeedback area and you click on Leave Feedback, it'll pull up a random website for you to take a look at, right? You click on "View this Page" and a new tab is opened where you can check it out. All you have to do is take a look around the website, see what you like and what impressions you get, then go back to the original tab you were on that's still open where it said "View This Page" and you leave your feedback at the bottom.

Don't worry about taking notes, then writing them all out on paper, then transferring that to a comment. That's overkill. Just leave your feedback based on what stood out to you. Most members leave a quick paragraph or two. That's all that's needed.
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despatis Premium
Dear Eric, thanks for sharing and for accepting my invite, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you Desmond. I appreciate the support!
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cwelliver Premium
Eric people like you are a true inspiration to us newbies, a testament to the fact that the system laid out here at WA must truly work. With 38 Personal Blog Posts, and even writing 19 training, (all of which I hope to get through and enjoy your insights I might add). Will definitely be following you. –Dr. Carl
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you, Doc! I appreciate the support. I hope I'm able to help you whenever you need it. Thanks!
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MizBurke314 Premium
Hey, Eric--

I'm pleased to meet you. Thank you for the follow back. It is much appreciated.

I would also love to travel, but I refuse to fly and so must content myself here in North America. So I shall live vicariously through your site or sites! I look forward to seeing your travel logs! I am not much on You Tube, but I will check out your site and maybe subscribe. Be safe in all your travels!

Linda
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ericcantu Premium
Linda you've got to crush any anxiety you have over flying! it's like having your whole life to explore the huge mansion you're living in and never stepping foot outside of one hallway! Explore! It's amazing!
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LKHain Premium
Eric,
Greetings! I, too, have the wanderlust bug... or, maybe it's a recessive gene (my grandparents were travelers!), so I get your intention to create a business that travels with you! I want that, too, because there are sooooo many places I want to travel to "before I sleep."
I'm acclimating to this site having just joined yesterday. I'll follow you, and will be in touch.
All the best on your journeys!
Lucius
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ericcantu Premium
Welcome to the community! This is a great spot and you'll learn a lot. Thanks for the support! I appreciate it!
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ChrisScott Premium
Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your network. I am looking forward to working together and I am sure that together we can overcome any obstacle. Reach out if I can ever help in any way.

-The Teddy Bear

PS. Please feel free to check out my trainers should you find the time.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/chrisscott/training
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the inspiration Chris! You've always been full of support! Thank you!
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ChrisScott Premium
I am loving your trainers and please keep them coming, Eric. I will be here if you should find you ever need me and I am sure that I will be reaching out to you soon.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks a lot, brother. I appreciate that!
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PSheridan Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow. Wishing you much success and prosperity. Adding a link to my thought for the day hope you enjoy
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate the follow, Pete! Thanks for the support!
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FrankieTrill Premium
Thank you, if you have social site can you follow me and I will reciprocate your efforts. My links are on the lower right hand side of my profile. Will you also view my website and leave a comment if my information gives you any added value to your understanding. Thanks in advance for the support and following
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ericcantu Premium
What's up, Frankie Trill! I see you're continuing to grow! Keep up the good work!
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FrankieTrill Premium
Yes sir Eric I have already followed and like your social site as well my friend keep traveling and enjoying yourself peace
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ericcantu Premium
Yes sir. You too and thanks for your support!
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Jennifer123 Premium
Hi Batman! Thanks for following me. I just read your profile and I am eagerly following you back.

I'm new here at WA and just on the 'creating my website' part of the training. It's so wonderful to read and be inspired by someone, like yourself, how was where I am, and has made 'my dream' a reality. I'm looking forward to watching your trainings and reading your posts.

Best of luck to you.
Jennifer
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ericcantu Premium
You're the sweetest person on earth, lol. Thank you! I really appreciate the support and hope I can help out where I can :) Thank you so much!
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support, brother!
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Compsol99 Premium
My pleasure Eric!
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NmahAbbah Premium
Thanks for contacting me. I want to go through the 10 training lessons before commenting and registering for the Premium membership. I do not have a niche but I am thinking of focusing on "Self-Help" products and services. How do I streamline this area? Talk to you later, getting ready for today's work.
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ericcantu Premium
Hey how are you doing, brother. I think the self help niche can work. You'll want to tighten it up just a bit so it's not too broad and overly competitive. When you get to the lesson on choosing a niche, Kyle will walk you through some ways to get specific enough with your niche that you're still reaching a large audience, but in a less competitive space. Attack that training when you get back form work! Congrats on taking a great first step!
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ambweblounge Premium
Hello,

Thank you for the follow. It's always great meeting new and exciting people like yourself. I look forward to your posts and can't wait to see how we can collaborate in the future.

My motto is "Be~Do~Have" and the universe will give. Always be kind to others and they will be kind back. The secrets of life is gratitude!

Have a blessed day!

Namaste'
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ericcantu Premium
That's a great attitude to have. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!
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LidiaCS Premium
Hi Eric,

Thanks for the follow!... I really like your profile, and I also looooooove to travel!!!

One of my dreams is to travel the world with my son while working on my business, I want to show him the beautiful places I've been and explore new ones with him!

All the best to you in your business!
Lidia ; )
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ericcantu Premium
That's the dream! I appreciate the follow and I hope you can use this training to get that much closer to your goals :) Thanks for the support!
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philaccardo Premium
Thank you much, Eric:
Vey kind of you.
Unfortunately, I cant be useful to you as you are to me, so Im afraid It will not be convenient for you to follow me.
For this reason, I do not completely understand what all this follow thing is about.
But if you think there is something I can do for just ask and I will be glad to do as much as I can.
Anyway, in the meantime, I will certainly take advantage of your training and thank you for that.
Take care.
Ciao
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate all the continued support! Thank you!
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JeffL61 Premium
Thank you for the follow, Eric. Speaking of your nickname, Batman, there is a new movie coming out in the fall featuring Batman, (Ben Affleck) entitled "Justice League". I hope that it does better than Affleck's movie that came out in January - the 1930's set "Live By Night" which frankly reeked.

I saw the preview of this movie Friday when I went to see Wonder Woman - which was outstanding by the way. Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman was sensational. She's in this upcoming "Justice League" movie as well.
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ericcantu Premium
Yeah I saw the same preview. I'm hoping it's good!
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DCDeGroot Premium
Hey, Eric, could you give us your input/feedback on the following domain names? We had a list of like 60 some, and have narrowed it down to these, but having trouble picking the best one. Let us know what you think; we'd like to purchase one today, thanks, Eric!

Doug & Cindy DeGroot
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ericcantu Premium
What are the names?
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ericcantu Premium
I tend to like the top one: affiliate marketing pros. It's simple, direct, to the point, rolls off the tongue. That'd be my choice personally.
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DCDeGroot Premium
Cool, thanks!
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ericcantu Premium
No prob
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DCDeGroot Premium
Bummer! I just checked again, and that one plus the "experts" one say "available" on GoDaddy, BUT I would have to buy them for like $2,000! I just didn't look far enough...so....back to the drawing board. I really like the "affiliatemarketing" part, but don't know what else to put with it. :(
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ericcantu Premium
So you're buying these domains on godaddy? Why not buy them here? It's cheaper here overall.
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amyr2017 Premium
Thanks for following me...! You're an ambassador already? How did that happen so fast...?! I've been on this site for 4 months and haven't earned any $$ yet so I am just writing post after post and now working on a coupon site. Difficult to be positive about this, but the support here is amazing and I know it's possible so I just keep going. You?
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ericcantu Premium
If you were running a traditional business you wouldn't be approaching the profit zone for atleast the first year. You wouldn't bat an eye at this. You'd continue to work, knowing that with time your efforts would be rewarded. Online business is no different. As long as you are following every step of the training and creating quality content, with time you'll start to build that traffic. And traffic is the only thing that will bring you consistent revenue. So don't feel that it's hard to stay positive just 4 months in. Think of everything you've learned. Take a look at your growing site. These are things to be positive about! Thank you for the kind words. I appreciate it!
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amyr2017 Premium
wow those are great points -- thanks for the reality check...!
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ericcantu Premium
Everyone needs a reality check sometime, right? You're good to go! Keep at it!
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amyr2017 Premium
Thanks again -- you're the bomb...!
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you!
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billyghawaii Premium
Hey dude... Good job... Pull me up! or shall I say pull me down! You give good tips/advice. Thank you for being there for us... Aloha from Hawaii.. Tell me, what is the meaning of that yellow/black flag in your profile pic? I was a radioman in the Vietnam war and I forgot my training on that.. ha ha
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ericcantu Premium
Man I wish I knew... That was taken on a quick cruise I took in Thessaloniki, Greece. I had a beer in my hand and was taking in all the sights, lol.

Thanks for the support, brother. I appreciate all the kind words.
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Nicky33 Premium
Hello Batman, errr.... I mean, Eric!

What a great bio! I resonate with everything you write! My reason for chasing an online-working existence is also to be able to travel frequently and be location-independent!

I see you've visited my homeland Greece already :)
Greetings from Thailand where I've been living for the past 2 years!

Good luck with your journeys, literally and metaphorically in the online world too.
And yes - too many beautiful places in this world, too little time!
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ericcantu Premium
Hello Nicky! How are you? Thanks for checking out my bio. Yes I absolutely love traveling and just got back from Thailand a few days ago. It was incredible! I was in Bangkok and Phuket. Island hopping was beautiful and I loved every bit of it!
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WA Pete Premium
Hi Eric, I cannot find a clear answer to this question in the discussions. Kyle has not replied my PM - I sent to him because I think this involves "policy" and I need an authoritative answer. So I try to turn to you: Can I build a website for my daughter and host the site (domain) at WA (of course also using SiteRubix). The domain is registered under my name (so, it's actually mine) but I want to build a website for my daughter so she can maybe earn some income etc ... I would probably be updating the site for her as well. Is it allowed for me to build and host a website for a family member here at WA? Thanks or your time. btw, I am a premium member
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ericcantu Premium
Hey Pete, I appreciate you coming to me with your question. If you have a website or business in your name that you update and control, what you do with the profits you make from that is completely up to you. Let's say you wanted to give all your revenue to charity, or in this case, give it to your daughter, that's totally up to you.

Later if she wanted to become an active contributor and decided she wanted to learn the training as well with her own membership she could of course do that as well. For now, building a website here on WA for your daughter shouldn't be an issue.
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WA Pete Premium
Hi Eric ... again, you always have comforting answers and new ways of looking at things. I believe my question (and anxiety) is cleared. Thank you so much Eric
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ericcantu Premium
Not a problem, brother!
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WA Pete Premium
Happy to hear from you agan.
and by the way, you have a very beautiful website workfromyourlaptop.com ... and I like that Vigilante profile bit :-)
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ericcantu Premium
lol, thanks!
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Eric!

Thanks again for answering my question (give and take comments page). Thought it would be a good idea to visit you at your profile page. I'm very pleased to meet you. I will follow you now.

You've got a speed like a rocket! Your first commission within some weeks and soon to be within the ambassador rank! Absolutely awsome! This is just exemplary! I will take a close look at your blogs.

If you want to know about my journey into the internet space, please read my bio and this blog: I wish you ongoing success within the online business and a lot of fun traveling around.

:-) Pernilla
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate you taking the time to come over to the profile and comment. Thank you very much. I'll check out your blog for sure!
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Pernilla Premium
Many, many thanks for following me too!
That's fuel for my rocket engines!

See you around in the community,
:-)
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ericcantu Premium
likewise :) take care!
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Loes Premium
Hello Eric,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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ericcantu Premium
thank you very much! It was an eye-opener seeing all the great training you've contributed and how you've benefited from doing it. I look forward to creating much more training and I'll definitely check out your stuff for inspiration! thank you!
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Loes Premium
I welcome you to view and like them all to get inspired;)
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TamTech400 Premium
WOW what an awesome future. You have the opportunity to travel all over the world and what makes it all the sweeter is the fact you can still plug in wherever there is an internet connection and maybe some powerful WIFI.

You are an inspiration to me as I am on my journey to success with WA.

Tammy
TamTech400
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ericcantu Premium
That's definitely the plan. :)
And armed with this training I feel like it's a real possibility.

There's people from all over that do this. Why not us?
Attack it! :)
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mbouteiller Premium
Hey Eric,
I look forward to following you. Thank you for your quick response in helping me to my question about a dive shop without an affiliate program.

I really enjoyed reading your story here... I love my diving and traveling to different dive sites..

I left you a comment on your Amazon article.. great read and you have an amazing website!

Wishing you continued success!!
Monica
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that. Thank you. I hope I'm an interesting follow! lol. Thanks again!
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Eric, hope you're fine and enjoying your WA journey! ).

I've recently followed you in G+ and leaved +1 for your posts. You've created a nice G+ page which got my attention, nice work! )
I would be happy to have your following back and I appreciate it if you could leave me comment or +1 for some of my recent posts on Google Plus too. : )

Since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my social networks. (if you like too of course)
Here are my other networks links:

Google: https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Digital-World-Guru-847606122036894
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

Feel free to contact me if I can help you with anything and wish you great success in your online business. )

Best,
Ali
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ericcantu Premium
Just followed you back brother. +1'd some of your posts. I appreciate the follow and the likes. Thanks man. :)
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Kyle Premium
Eric, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Eric.
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ericcantu Premium
Kyle you're the man. I'm absolutely enjoying the process. I'm looking forward to my first few posts which should be coming soon. I really like the style of outlining the direction of the blog and creating a scalable platform. One quick question, and I may be jumping ahead of myself, so forgive me if I am, but i noticed this as I'm completing my first three pages, that in the edit page area it shows an SEO title and description area by each page and these are blank. Is this simply a space where we can change each page's SEO info from its default? Or is this a space we need to pay attention to and fill out for each page and post we create?
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Kyle Premium
Yes, leave those blank. Those will be handled for you automatically by the All in One SEO plugin, you only have to set that up initially and then from there on out these will be pulled naturally (and properly) from your actual content.
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JSaintfery Premium
Hi,
I just wanted to take a minute to congratulate you on becoming a premium member here at WA. I am pretty much new to this community myself, but if there's anything I can do to help, please let me know. This community is dedicated to your success. Good luck at all you wish to accomplish here at WA.

To your success,
Jean.
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JasonHeard Premium
Hello Eric, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

To get started, you can simply click the green Get Started Here option (left-hand menu) or click the link below: It is here that you will learn how to set up your profile, decide on a business topic, how the MONEY is made, and so much more... (By the 4th lesson, you will have built a new website!)

If you have any questions or feel 'stuck' anywhere, just ask! Myself or the other great members of this community will be around to help.

It's good to have you here Eric, DON'T forget to begin your training! :)

Jason


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