Wealthy Affiliate Reviews Are In! Steps to Success & My Road to $1000 Per Month in Passive Income!

Last Update: October 03, 2017

The Wealthy Affiliate Reviews are in! Wealthy Affiliate is hands down the best online training and mentorship community you can find! Whether you're researching Wealthy Affiliate reviews online seeing this platform for the first time, or whether you've just created your free starter account, or even if you're a Wealthy Affiliate veteran, let's cover the steps you should be taking to set yourself up for success. Is Wealthy Affiliate worth it? Absolutely!

Take full advantage of the training at Wealthy Affiliate. This is my return on just one of my websites here at Wealthy Affiliate. It's working completely in the background and was built from scratch by following Wealthy Affiliate's training step by step. And not only did it trigger almost $900 in commissions for this month, but there is already almost $700 pending in commissions for next month.

Did this come overnight? Of course not. I jumped in with Wealthy Affiliate the first week of January 2017. My first commission came 6 weeks later. I was so ecstatic I couldn't stop saying "This really works!" over and over again. My next commission didn't come for another month and a half. Did that discourage me? Was I doing something wrong? Of course not.

Building traffic takes time. Google rewards those who don't give up. Just like Kyle trains us, when you keep creating quality content it's just a matter of time before the traffic and revenue come.

Be realistic with your expectations. Too many come in expecting to make $500-$1000 their very first month. This is just entirely unrealistic. There are many members here making $3k-$4k per month who didn't get their first commission until after 6 months in. Yet they stuck with it and are now earning full time income. What does this tell you? It tells you to build and think for the long term.

"The best investment you can make is in yourself." - Warren Buffet

With that in mind, as soon as you can, jump to the yearly membership. As with any business, minimizing your expenses maximizes your profits.

Take full advantage of your first premium month at $19 and then immediately at the start of your second month jump to the yearly membership. This cuts your membership dues almost in half! From the already affordable $49/month you go to the absolutely unbeatable average of $29/month for this incredible training.

This also triggers to your subconscious mind that you have invested into yourself and you are in this for the long haul. Those who aim to have the most successes remove the safety net early, go all in, and invest into themself.

When you're building a rent house, do you expect to be able to rent it out for profit when only the foundation has been poured? Of course not. Do you stop working on that foundation and get upset questioning why money isn't coming in? No you don't. You continue to build, don't you?

You fully understand that the foundation is the most important part of this house, and by taking your time and not abandoning your project, you'll profit from this for years to come. Your online business here at Wealthy Affiliate is no different.

The key to success is consistent & quality content creation. The training here at Wealthy Affiliate walks you through choosing your profitable niche, building your website, and then creating quality content that will be the answer to your target audience's searches.

If you've never done this before, don't worry. The training and community are here to help you every step of the way. Wealthy Affiliate gives you the best keyword research tools available online and trains you to create quality, search engine optimized content that will bring traffic.

Don't get lost checking analytics and wondering why your posts aren't getting traffic. Early on, just follow the training and build exactly like Kyle trains you to. Kyle introduces Google Analytics after you've already published several posts for a reason. Traffic takes time.

Even after you've implemented analytics, a good rule to keep in mind is to not get lost in trying to track your analytics and traffic until you have 30 posts published. What does this do? It takes that pressure of your shoulders and forces you to focus on simply creating content.

Publish 2-3 posts per week and follow exactly what the training here shows you to do with regards to sharing it to social networks. Don't worry, the training here covers topics to write about and guides you through everything by the hand. When you work diligently like this, Google takes notice and rewards you with time.

The training here at Wealthy Affiliate truly works.

  • Take full advantage of the training here at WA
  • Be realistic with your expectations
  • Jump as soon as possible to the yearly membership to cut your costs in half
  • Remove your safety net, go all in, and invest in yourself
  • Don't rush building your site's strong foundation
  • Focus on simply creating quality content and don't get lost in analytics
  • Publish 2-3 posts per week and traffic will come.

I absolutely love hearing of my mentors successes and I love helping and watching new members find this platform and succeed. Feel free to send me a private message or message me from my profile if you need anything at all. This community is a great one, and we are all so lucky to be a part of it.

To your continued growth and success!

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Tim14 Premium
Thanks for the info
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely.
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Queenel13 Premium
Great article, thanks for the honesty.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you for the support!
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Hope10 Premium
Powerful yet very realistic and honest article
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! This is what this community is all about!
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AlinDoru Premium
Wow, very powerful, very committed. thank you sharing.
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to help! Thanks for the support!
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MarlaineB Premium
Thanks for this, Eric!
For me, after working on this for over a year now, I would want to tell anyone considering getting started that picking a PROFITABLE niche is crucial to your success.
I've seen people here with whole websites built around $5-10 items (like Nail Polish, for example)... which means perhaps a $0.40 Amazon commission per sale! That's a TON of traffic needed to make enough sales to make it big! Those websites don't stay around for long - people give up on them. If I could say ONE THING to anyone just starting up, I'd say "choose a niche where you're making MINIMUM $10 per sale commission on your main products. It'll make it feel more worth the work, trust me!" :)
I'd also tell them that the WA community is FANTASTIC. Worth joining all the way!
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Djefferds Premium
This is the main reason why I recommend affiliate bootcamp.
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ericcantu Premium
Yes! The fact is, each and every niche is profitable when you make sure to think in terms of all the products you can incorporate into it. A site that sells low end items like nail polish could easily incorporate a million other higher tag accessories to go hand in hand with different looks and even branch out into more expensive and higher profit makeup products. It's just a matter of scaling out, right? :)

The best part is that this training and community allow you to do all that and guide you every step of the way. Not to mention the incredible affiliate program WA has itself.

It's a great community and I'm glad you're very happy to be a big part of it! Thanks for the comment and the support!
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Hope10 Premium
Hello MarlaineB
I'm still searching to find my niche, and your comment about the fact that you really better of choosing a niche that is in line with a 10$ commission, is something I will keep in mind cause that is indeed something that has crossed my mind but then again expanding and upscaling is as important as finding the right niche
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Ladydee67 Premium
Hi Eric, I have a very demanding day job and have not been consistent in working on my niche site lately. YOu have inspired me to find some time during the week and really focus so that I can replace my income and work for myself fulltime. Thanks again!
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ericcantu Premium
That's a great attitude you have! Glad to help recharge your batteries!
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amexrn Premium
Hi Eric, this is so inspiring and motivating. Thank you so much. You are amazing and this post is awesome.

Best regards,
Arline
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support, Arline! I appreciate it!
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LouisaB Premium
Hello Eric. Wonderful blog. I am impressed with your accomplishmenter. Thank you very much for this.
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ericcantu Premium
It's all about encouragement and sharing how this training really does set you up for success when you simply let go of the short term and plan for the long term :) Thanks for the support!
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LouisaB Premium
Eric you're always welcome!
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LindaMo Premium
Thanks for the inspiration, Eric!
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ericcantu Premium
Really glad this could inspire :) There are so many here doing leaps and bounds above this, but it's all about showing that this training truly delivers. Thank you!
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DavePage Premium
Did you bring any previous experience with you when you joined ?
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ericcantu Premium
No sir. I'm a firefighter who runs into burning buildings for a living lol. This was completely eye opening for me to see how internet business worked and how keywords can be researched to bring traffic. I owe everything to Kyle, Carson, Jay and company for sure.
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DustinG Premium
This is super motivating, not only to beginners but to people that have been here for years such as myself. I'm still not to the point you are, but I haven't put in nearly as much time and effort in such a short amount of time either! I know it took me 7 months before I got my first sale!!!
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ericcantu Premium
This platform is great in that no matter what speed you move at, you can still succeed. We're given all the tools we need, and it's just a matter of putting the time in, just like you said. :) Thanks for the insight, Dustin!
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Defiant6 Premium
Thank you so much for sharing this as it is inspiring and makes me realize what I need to do so I can see commissions like you are. My biggest problem is staying consistent and I know that's why I haven't been as successful as I had hoped, but I do not in any circumstance want to give up and want to keep pushing ahead and blogs like yours help to motivate myself as well as others.
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ericcantu Premium
You're absolutely right. Consistency is the absolute key. I found this out myself and It's been just like Kyle said it would be once I started focusing on that. Thanks for the comment!
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Defiant6 Premium
Just curious, how often do you post a week if you don't mind me asking?
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JamesWalters Premium
Hi Eric, when you mentioned 2-3 posts per week is that 2-3 pages on our specific website?

Thanks for sharing
James
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ericcantu Premium
I was referring to 2-3 posts per week, since that's what the vast majority of your content is going to be. But it can be either posts or pages. Kyle's the one who came up with that pace and I found that for me it was a good pace to chase after. I didn't have to kill myself to achieve it but I had to have it at the front of my mind and that's key.
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DavePage Premium
Look at pages as being static content and post being constantly evolving.
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SongbirdDL Premium
Very inspiring Eric. Thank you for sharing. Hard work always pays in the end.
~Danielle
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ericcantu Premium
It’s all about putting in the time. I truly believe that. This training really sets you up for success. Thanks for the support!
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adreyna Premium
That's awesome! Wish you continued success.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for the support! It’s all possible because of this awesome training. Sky’s the limit!
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RoopeKiuttu Premium
Wow Eric! You have made fast progress here in WA. I'm happy for you and wish all the best for the future as well. Who knows if we meet one day in Vegas in WA-conference? ;)
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ericcantu Premium
Ha! I would love to get there! Fingers crossed!
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Coolout Premium
very good, that is great. I am hoping one day to take off like you.
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ericcantu Premium
It's all about sticking to this awesome training. Kyle, Carson, Jay, and all the ambassadors along with the rest of this helpful community give you all the tools and mentorship you could ask for :)
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Coolout Premium
ok thank you, I have been back to work and as a police officer you can be drawn away often. I am going on holiday soon. I will be back online often again
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ericcantu Premium
Awesome! Thanks for your service!
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Well done that awesome
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much!
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Phil-58 Premium
well done and congrats
thanks for sharing
Cheers PB
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Phil! I appreciate the support!
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NWTDennis Premium
Great advice, but maybe a little optimistic. Many members making $3k - $4K a month after 6 months?? Maybe ... it depends on how much time one has to commit to the training.

Some are faster learners than others. The possibility of earning this amount are very real as long as you never give up and the potential grows the longer you continue to post quality content.

This is the key to finally reaching critical mass in Google where traffic growth grows at an increasing rate.
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ericcantu Premium
What's up Dennis. I think you misread what I typed. I said there are members here earning $3k-$4k per month who didn't even earn their first commission until after the 6 month mark. In other words, they worked and worked and even though they had nothing to show for it 6 months in, they continued on because they knew they were creating quality content. Now they are earning full time income :)

It's all about sticking with it. The #1 reason people fail is giving up. Stick with it and Google rewards you. Thanks for the comment!
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NWTDennis Premium
Agreed.
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SundownMan Premium
Dude! Very inspirational post and exactly what I needed to hear right now. Thank you!
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ericcantu Premium
That’s what the community is all about! Glad to help out!
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Djefferds Premium
This is a good story. It gave me some ideas for content that I am writing. Thx
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ericcantu Premium
Awesome! Thanks for the support!
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McWord Premium
Thanks for the update, Eric!

Keep up the great work, my friend!

mitch
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that Mitch! Thank you!
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MatthewLS Premium
I agree with everything you jave said and it is true a short snippet with me. I started my free account a few years ago, eventually went premium. I had a few good ideas then, things happens with losing a job so I couldn't finish what I started. So I told myself I will eventually come back and did. I havent been back for long but long enough, to know this is for the long run and I will make home run after home run in due time. This post is an excellent way of describing, this community I hope th ebest for you and everybody on WA.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much, Matthew! This really is the best training and mentorship program online for building a successful business. It’s just about keeping your focus and putting in the time. The training works! Thank you!
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BrendaW1 Premium
It is so great to read such encouraging words, thank you!
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ericcantu Premium
Really glad this helps! Thanks for the support!
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wozzy Premium
Great read Eric and thanks for sharing, Mick
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you for the support! I appreciate it!
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NatNiches Premium
Great advice and congratulations :)
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ericcantu Premium
That’s what this community is all about, right! Thank you!
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Zarina Premium
Lovely post Eric, thank you for your encouragement and for sharing your success story!

People like you always inspire me (and I am sure, other people too). Congrats on your success and keep up the good work!!! :)

- Zarina
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much, Zarina! Thanks for connecting!
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Miren Premium
Congrats on your success, it's amazing what you've accomplished in less than a year =)
I've been following the training and I used to have 2 premium referrals but I don't know why they left. It was last month that I started working full time on this but still not getting positive results, so I wonder if I may be doing something wrong.
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ericcantu Premium
I’ll always remember what Kyle told me when I got my first referral. If you can get one you can get 100. And if you can get 100 then you can get 1000. You’re doing nothing wrong. You can’t control what people do after they join. All you can do is set up your messaging to those referrals so that they know they’re part of a great community and that you’re completely available to them should they have any questions.

You said yourself u just started working full time on this last month. Keep creating content. 2-3 per week. Do everything you can to optimize it and just keep creating. Don’t go searching google to see where you rank or checking analytics. Just get lost in quality content. Use site comments to get eyes on your posts and share away. With time, google rewards those who keep pushing out content. :)
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TaniaHersel Premium
Thank you for this positive, informative, inspirational post. We all need encouragement with establishing a new business. I am enjoyind the challenge with my Wealthy Affiliate venture.
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to help, Tania!
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JelenaBB Premium
You are an inspiration! Thank you, Eric :)
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ericcantu Premium
This entire community is inspiring isn’t it? Great to be a part of it! Thank you!
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JelenaBB Premium
Yes, it is!
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mechidor Premium
Great post. Thank you for the inspiration!
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you for the support!
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Danleonhart Premium
Already moving up the ladder step by step. Hope to be where you are soon enough..
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ericcantu Premium
Keep moving on up! Thank you!
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Loes Premium
That looks very promising Eric!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Loes for all your support!
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laurenjean Premium
AWESOME!! Thanks Eric!! So exciting to see your commissions! Thanks for the brilliant advice too.
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ericcantu Premium
Very happy to be a part of such a great community. Thank you!
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okief1122 Premium
Awesome advice!! Very helpful and encouraging
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for all the support!
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RonV1 Premium
Great post! Gives us newbies hope. Who was the 6 week commision from?
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ericcantu Premium
He was a complete stranger from across the globe :) it felt great knowing that here was proof positive that the content I had published thanks to this awesome training had made its way to someone searching for the same training I was writing about. Kyle told me “if you can get one referral, then you can get 100. And if you can get 100, you can get 1000.” Thanks for the support!
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Song1 Premium
Hi Eric @ Batman, HA HA HA HA, I laughed when I read 'don't get lost in trying to track your analytics and traffic until you have 30 posts published'! My site is 3 weeks old with 4 pages and 6 posts and I'm just fascinated with the data! Traffic is like less then 10 a day.

Very ENCOURAGING and REALISTIC and PRACTICAL article! Am bookmarking it to read when I need a pick-me-up! Thanks, song.
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ericcantu Premium
It’s human nature man, lol. We see analytics and we start watching it every day and it’s just like staring at the clock all day in school waiting for day to come to an end. The more you watch the clock, the longer the day feels. Keep your head down in creating content and don’t worry at all about that until much later :)
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shazzaWA Premium
Awesome stuff Eric and Congratulations!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Sharon!
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PatrickM1 Premium
Eric - Great motivational post. Thanks for sharing.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Pat! I appreciate it!
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Iperera Premium
Congratulations and great post.
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate all the support. Thank you!
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JerryHuang Premium
Congrats! This is very motivating:)
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ericcantu Premium
Glad you enjoyed it!
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JooKwang Premium
Hi Eric,

Thanks for sharing this. It is very encouraging. I am into a month after building my website and there were indeed moments where I think to myself "When will the first breakthrough come?"

But it is truly back to basics - content quality and consistency.
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! It’s easy to sometimes get ahead of ourselves, but when we focus on quality content and the user experience, the traffic and revenue will come just like the training teaches.
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MozMary Premium
Congrats, and great post Eric. You're a great example and inspiration in applying the training and succeeding.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks so much for all the support!
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Carol46 Premium
Awesome Eric, congratulations!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks for all the support Carol!
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Swangirl Premium
It is good to see you continue to do well Eric. Congratulations.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much! This is a great community isn't it? Thanks for the support!
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Vesana67 Premium
This is really awesome Eric. Very encouraging.
Thanks again.

Febby
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ericcantu Premium
Very happy to give a shot of motivation to this great community. Thanks for your support!
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Dmorrow Premium
Way to go Eric!!! Fantastic job.
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PatsyC Premium
Hi Eric thats fantastic!

Great information for all of us, and inspiring also. I'm happy you are doing so well, you work hard and deserve it :D
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ericcantu Premium
It’s all about this great training! Thank you so much for the support!
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PatsyC Premium
It sure is this great training :)

You are welcome :D
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Mike613 Premium
Wow, Great information and advice. Reassuring and motivating to read of such success. Thanks for sharing.......Mike
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much for your support!
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Satt Premium
Can you tell us what services you used to place ads for your site/product?

How about funnels? did you use a funnel?
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ericcantu Premium
I didn’t use funnels or ads. I know some have used click funnels with success, but I’ve just followed the training here to write content. My site is workfromyourlaptop.com and promotes WA. You can take a look at it if u like :) thanks for your support!
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Satt Premium
So in other words your traffic is organic.
I'm impressed.

Unfortunately for me, I can't write. A blog is totally out oF the question for me.

My goal (at this time) is to simply have a landing page with a short video. Collect leads and redirect to the product site.
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MKearns Premium
Way to go big Eric. very well done!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks big Mike!
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krystye Premium
That is awesome, I'm so happy for you. My day will come.
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely! This training works and it’s just a matter of following the training, staying driven, being patient with your success, and following every work Kyle says.
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bigrog44 Premium
Congratulations, Eric.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Rog! I appreciate it! Thanks for the support!
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bigrog44 Premium
No problem, Eric.
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Sahbi77 Premium
Congratulation and thank you for sharing Eric. Keep it UP.
I will contact you for help soon.

All the best,
Sahbi
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ericcantu Premium
Anytime Sahbi. This is the best training and mentoring community online! Thanks for the support!
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Creasean Premium
A very thorough and well thought out article. I like how you showed PROOF that WA works! Very inspiring.
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that. That's exactly what this is meant to be, a confirmation to those who are taking an active role in their future by investing into themselves. Thanks for all your support!
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DEversley Premium
awesome
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate that! Thank you!
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accad Premium
That inspires everyone.
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ericcantu Premium
So many in this community have inspired me and I'm hoping to return the favor. Thank you!
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accad Premium
I'm so curious to learn what unique and particular step have you done.
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miry87 Premium
Congratulaciones Eric
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much!
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JeffL61 Premium
Congratulations on your success, Eric! A very motivating article that should be read for newer members who promote WA!
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks Jeff. This is the best community isn't it? Thanks for all your support!
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Bimby Premium
Very inspiring. Congratulations and thanks for the share.
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ericcantu Premium
And thank you for the support!
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Bimby Premium
You're welcome Eric. I'll PM you.
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DBlanchard Premium
Very inspiring and empowering post. Thanks for sharing your success with us. It does work when you keep on keeping on!
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ericcantu Premium
Absolutely. Kyle, Carson, Jay, and all the community here at WA are the best mentors you can find online. Thanks for your support!
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Grover6304 Premium
Eric, very helpful and inspiring. Thanks

Steve
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks, brother... I appreciate it.
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