About Familyman82
Joined March 2014
My name is Jason I am a single father and have recently been laid off from my job as a factory worker. I have been wanting for years to be able to support me and my son at the same time still being able to have time with him. Although now being laid off I have that time with him I am struggling even more so than before to support us. I am aware that I am not going to wake up in the morning and be rich from doing this but I do hope 1 day to accomplish my dream of working from home and being able to have some what of financial freedom.
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texasprinces Premium
Hello there Familyman! It says that you are my Personal Coach. I am pretty sure I need one! Although, I am not 100% sure what that means but I believe it means that I can ask you questions... :)

We have similar stories. I am a single Mom and I was recently laid off from my job too. I have been working on my websites full time for a few months. I have to admit that it gets discouraging at times. My rankings are all over the place and it seems difficult to rank in Google on the first page.

Are you doing well promoting WA or with a niche site?
worldkeys Premium
1. do you have another job or this only?

2. about when did you become self supportive for you and family?

3. That example I gave about google being the search engine, was not their inquiry but the two men that sort of head this WA platform, asking what was stopping me from joining the ranks at WA yet; it was google that was used to do this survey for the guys.
worldkeys Premium
Hi Jason,
I had a very good letter from you, under private, and cannot navigate and find it again!! It was where I asked why you need more competition in terms of more added WA affiliates. You provided a good amount of ideas as to why more people might be useful.
1, But, are you my "mentor"?
2. Do you receive compensations in spending time with my questions and ultimate success?
3. In terms of Google, I asked if there's any other search engines (i.e., duckduckgo com) that I can use instead of google. It seems that even a survey I took relating to WA was google operated.
I do know Google is a big part of the authoritarian censoring of America etc. One or two folks, at WA had been complaining about something as silly as "Wealth Affiliate" being censored, blocked and affected by their control grid algorithms and google.
Familyman82 Premium
I would call myself a mentor but I'm here to help anyone that needs it.

I do not get anything for helping you or anyone else other than my own satisfaction of knowing I was able to help out in the same way that so many did for me when I started out.

As far as Google operated surveys, that is a UX (user experience) thing that Google does for there own reasons. Usually because they are wanting to keep there search results as relevant as possible.(Or so they say)
if you have the Google tag manager extension for chrome you will see Google surveys as an option you can include.

if you don't want your site in Google search you can choose to have it omitted and still include it in others like Bing or duckduckgo.

just understand that you will be seriously limiting your site exposure.

now for censorship.
Yes WA and pretty much anywhere else online can choose to censor you if you don't play by their rules.
WA tends not to do this unless you are spamming, using hateful language or just being all around nasty to people.

Those same people you are talking about have more than likely violated policies of the places that are censoring there "Wealthy Affiliate" related content.

I have never known Wealthy Affiliate to be censored anywhere online and I have been with them for the better part of 5 years now.

Not sure if I answered everything you wanted but I will try again if you let me know what you still have questions about.

And you could even pay me for it if want... LOL

No really, I don't mind helping out even if I'm not getting paid for it
Hi Jason
It seems that until I upgrade to Premium I cant read your message. I have a message from Kyle too but I cant open that either. It will probably be the new year before I upgrade so it looks like radio silence til then.
Oh Ive just noticed that Ive got another 7 days to upgrade at a discount.
I hope you receive this message.
I dont think you could have received my previous ones asking about the bigger picture.
My intention now is to carry on with the courses as far as I can go . Maybe even set up 2 websites. I'll see how it goes. I'll keep you posted if I can.
Give me a thumbs up or sometnig if you receive this (or a thumbs down if you dont ha ha).
All the best
Hi Familyman82! Do you have a shorter name? Not sure how I got here but pretty sure it's the path I'm meant to be on. I've had a shit 2018. Left an emotionally abusive marriage in Dec 17 with my 3 boys in tow. Was working part time for same friend for nearly 20 years. She killed herself in June. So I find myself a single parent, unemployed and down one very good friend! I started researching setting up an online coaching business to help women trapped in emotionally abusive relationships but had no idea how to start. I kept stumbling upon affiliate marketing and am hoping to learn skills to set up a website initially to feed my kids but ultimately to help others. Am I being unrealistic?
Hi family man,
You must be the guy who wrote the review on SFM.
Thanks for that.
I was feeling that their promises were all too vague, but I was seriously considering what they had to offer.
There's no need for me to knock them. That was then and this is now.
I haven't even looked at the training yet.
I've just been going through the blurb really.
I'll give you a shout when Ive gone through lesson 1.
Kindest Regards
Gren Cartwright.
Eddy4 Premium
Hi family man away just work has been to slow needed to find something more supportive to keep the bills away but learning some prospects, wondering about blogs and how to incorporate
In an affiliated way can I write to you and get a better understanding of how to find the best way
Eddy4 Premium
morning or sometime in the day mate, just went on jaxxy got ok I believe very good and easy? is when I clicked on search;
ie; .com net org, came up click on it, doing so comes up with site domain for $ 15 per year for the site domain
can you give me an insight into what this is about.
thx ed
Familyman82 Premium
Hey bud,
Sorry about the delay but I had a small end of world situation going on over here so I had my hands full.


What you are seeing is a feature of Jaaxy that allows you to search and buy domains for keywords you have entered.

Works out great for building small pop up affiliate sites to promote the next big thing to hit the market.

i.e. iphones, fitbit, things that you see a commercial for on TV and then turn around and everyone and their brother rushed out to get one.

It's just there to show you domain availability and if you so choose it's there to help you buy it.
Hey! I'm great, I hope you are as well. I'm brand brand new to the whole online marketing thing and making money online, but I've realized recently that it's a massive industry and that i'd love to do what I can to be a part of it. I'm definitely interested in more information on learning more about it, which is why I signed up up for this haha. I'd love any advice you might have for me. Best regards!
Eddy4 Premium
hi I know people make money on the internet. How to do that not a clue.Sometimes I have time on my hands. I Just seem to waste it. So curiosity got my attention.Just been looking at some but click bait,u know only $30,=$5000
Just wanted to know how to get started,witch way to go how does it works .
dose it work,how much
busybeaver Premium
Hey there Jason, I want to thank you for helping me to get started with WA. I'm just starting to take advantage of the information and training that is available here, and if I had listened to your first message several years ago then I would be a lot further along SMH. But I really do want to say thank you and to let you know that I'm making progress. I went from a rank of about 43000 to 18500 in about a day, just by getting involved and progressing through the training. I have to keep moving forward though.
Kris4 Premium
Hi Jason,

thanks for following me and for the motivating words. i've got a question though.

you have been a member since 2014, what are your experiences in making money through WA. when i ask the opinion of several people in my friends and family circle and they think it will take very long and be very difficult to earn enough money to make a living. Basically not having the confidence this method of making money will get you anywhere. how was this for you?

also a other thing does it make a difference that i live in the Netherlands to target my audience or does this not matter.

i hope to get a honest answer.

Familyman82 Premium
I wont lie to you that this is not a get rich quick kind of thing that you are use to seeing all over the internet and probably in your inbox.

It is a more of a marathon than a race.

depending on your target audience i.e. niche it could take closer to 9 10 months before you begin seeing a steady stream of income. Well enough to be considered income.

Probably get your first sale or 2 after about 3 or 4 months but it won't be nothing to write home about.

It does greatly depend on how competitive the niche you are wanting to enter is.

However I have known quite a few folks that enter into a less competitive niche and start making decent commissions within 3 months.

There are a lot of factors to consider when trying to answer a question like this so I HONESTLY can not give you the straight forward answer that I know you are wanting.

I did not understand this either when I first started out and was actually quite mad because, like you are going to feel after reading this, I thought I was getting the run around.

So I will just answer it this way!

If you are looking for a quick way to make cash online you are going to have to shell out a whole lot more money than you are going to bring in for the first probably 4-5 months.

Again Depends ON The NICHE.

You are not going to wake up one morning and see a bunch of zeros in any of your affiliate accounts no matter what niche or program you use.

That kind of this just does not happen! That's no JOKE!

With all that said Wealthy Affiliate can and will teach you how to get to your desired income outcome.

They will show you how to do this in a way that you will not have to worry with loosing your business over night because Google changed their algorithm or had an update to their ranking factors.

It will take some time months more so than years and hard work.

More importantly it will take sacrifice and determination.

Not a problem that you live in the Netherlands unless the Netherlands have some sort of laws pertaining to generating online incomes.

My personal experience was 9 months and some change before I began earning what I considered a decent income.

This was in the make money online niche (MMO) which is in the top 3 as far as being one of the most difficult to have success in.

Hope this helps you decide but ultimately you are the only one that knows what you are really capable of and can answer honestly if you are willing to put in the time, work and sacrifice to become successful and profitable.

Good luck with your decision making and don't rush into anything that you don't feel comfortably with.

If you would like to know anything else at all just ask.
Kris4 Premium
Jason, thanks for you honest answer. Now i have an idea in time frames what to expect. im actually glad that you gave me a meaningful answer and not just false hopes and promises :)

To be honest i do not mind having to put time and effort in something that i can benefit (even if its a year). I think one will get more satisfaction and appreciation once they work hard for it instead of getting it handed over on a silver plater.

also the quick quick rich schemes ("janitor ears now $2.500 per week by this simple trick")

i say if its to good to be true... it probably is.

I hope all is going very well for you and your online business, i hope you earning a good profit from the point that you are at the moment.

thanks again and we keep in touch!

Familyman82 Premium
You are very welcome and I agree wholeheartedly that not only are there too many people having things handed over on a"Silver Platter" but one gets much more of a sense of accomplishment when they actually have to put in the work to build something from scratch.

If you ever have anymore questions feel free to ask.
ozuell Premium
I just realized you are probably the one instrumental in my joining Wealthy Affiliates. I'm not even at 24 hours in yet, but my gratitude overflows. Your praise of WA made me come over and join, and now I see that it is even better than you said.
Also, I need to ask for a little help. I am thinking my first website should be used to promote WA, but I am having a lot of resistance to going through the website setup lesson. I sent off a message to Kyle, asking him what he thought about the idea, and he has not answered yet. Now I find myself using that as an excuse to wait before beginning the lesson. What do you think?
Familyman82 Premium
I think I already answered this else where but I'm happy to do it again, just in case.

For me starting out I found it easier to build my first site around promoting WA. It was a way for me to basically learn what to write so I could get better at it as I went.

It just made it easier to be able to speak from experience in which helped me learn how to construct my posts and reviews for different target audiences.

The one major thing I learned from it was just to write as if you were sending a letter to an old friend that you have not seen in a while.

I am pretty sure everyone here had to get over the same speed bump when they were first starting. How to write content!

I think that if you are very good at one particular thing or have a burning passion for one hobby or another that you should go for what you love.

This way it's never really like work and you will never get bored of it.

Hope this helped,
ozuell Premium
ColinU Premium
Hey there Jason good job on your website lot of scary stuff out there. I remember a few years ago seeing Empower Network blog adverts. Plus I actually know a lady who is with Empower and seems to do well .I agree with what you say though. Thanks for the info.
Familyman82 Premium
you're very welcome
RobertWalsh Premium
Hi Jason, I think you were one of the first to follow me on WA...thanks for that. I do hope you are making good progress in building your business online. I'm sure your boy will be proud of his Dad WHEN you succeed and you WILL and if you keep that in mind as the "why" you are perservering with this, you will definitely succeed.
chrisscross7 Premium
Hey Jason, I have a question for you if you've got a minute. I think there may be a discontinued site that used my url. When I type my url into google, the home title and description of another site come up, but when I click on it I am taken to my site. My site manager says my site is not indexed by google. Do you know how I can resolve this?
Familyman82 Premium
If you get the hosting for your site from WA then submit this question to the WA support team.

If not than contact your hosting company and relay your concerns to them.

Was it a site that you used to own and someone else purchased that same url after you no longer had claim to it.


Does the new site have your same content from when you owned it.

It can take the search engines a little time to adjust.

All and all contact your hosting provider. That would be where I would start
chrisscross7 Premium
Okay! It is a site I'm hosting from WA, so if the search engine doesn't correct itself I will contact the support team. Thank you!
Familyman82 Premium
Out of curiosity what is the URL of this site
chrisscross7 Premium
WA won't let me comment it as a link because I haven't ungraded my membership yet, but it's rockstock. siterubix. com (minus the spaces I put in)
Barbara41 Premium
How nice to hear from someone straight away from my joining. I am sure you will be successful and enjoy life with your son. Being laid off work maybe the best thing that has happened to you, or at least it will be. Good luck with your endeavours. Where are you in the world?
Familyman82 Premium
Connor2 Premium
Hi there, just wondering what would be a realistic time frame to start seeing a profit on a website. I know this depends on a lot of things but just as a starter, if i were to set up a website with a couple of pages using keywords and add adsense and maybe an amazon affiliate link how long would it take? would be a major boost to see an actual profit. Thanks in advance.
YCrapo Premium
Oh Hi Jason you are my friend from the honestonline. I been watchin you all day. Boy Jason I hope this is for real and it works out. I'm so tired of gettin ripped off. An strange companies going in my bank account takin what little money I have. I have had to change my account 3 times in the last 3 months. I promised my no more on line stuff. Well, Its good to see you.Wish me luck.
YCrapo Premium
Hi Jose ok thanks> I'm wishing you the greatest success too take care Yvonne
Familyman82 Premium
been gone a while sorry for the late response but you can rest assured that wa is the real deal. however you will only get out of it what you put in. it did work for me
Andrew-74 Premium
Hi, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate premium. You made a great choice and I'm sure you will get a lot out of the training here.
If you need any help, don't be afraid to ask. There are tons of people here that will assist you in any problems that you have. If you would like to connect with me you can follow me at my profile here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/ave212 feel free to ask me anything!

Take a look at my tips for making the most of your Wealthy Affiliate membership here: I wish you the best of success!

ShannonSB Premium
CONGRATULATIONS on going Premium!! Best decision ever!! This is the best community and some of the best training anywhere in the business. There is a ton of support here so you should get anything you need anytime. Just ask - always ASK!!! Please feel free to use me as a reach out to - I am always happy to help.
Wishing you the best of Success here at WA!! WELCOME :)
Thanks for the add any tips or tricks toward getting this rolling I would love to hear em. I also see we are on the same path. If you would like I can refer you to a few things I am currently doing online that have no start up cost but give a little kick back. Its a start we all have to start somewhere. I like this site because it links you to like minded people. Thanks again
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BelieveItYes Premium
Hi Jason !

Congratulations on going premium! I'm sure you are as excited as me to be part of this amazing community ! I see you've already made much progress on here, well done and keep up the good work! =)

I wish you all the best of joy and success in all your endeavors

Have a wonderful day

Cheers =)
apache1 Premium
Hi Jason
Thanks for following me appreciated I have also returned the follow back for your.

Don't forget! Should have any questions regarding the lesson you are going through at the end you can ask questions there while they are still fresh in you mind. Wishing you well.
Take care be well.
boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Jason for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. Please check out my blog posts on my profile page. I blog about ways to help you build a better website and best practices here at WA. I also post an entertaining and/or humorous blog every Sunday. Enjoy!
Trialynn Premium
Welcome to the WA family. I truly believe that if you apply yourself by following the lessons and asking questions you will be able to achieve success. I wish you the best in all you do and a chance to reach out to the community and even me in particular, if you feel the need to. Tria
OldMule Premium
Jason. Hi, thanks for the follow.
Just do the classes in the order laid out - and do them till you get "it" - then you WILL succeed!
With 20 plus years experience in this industry, shout if you need any help. I highly recommend this site too!
Please also read and "like" my blogs, (top of each post), for other insights! Go for gold!
My blog for tomorrow is an unusal way to find a niche for you!
Kyle Premium
Just thought I would check in and see how things are going with you! I hope all is well and you are enjoying yourself here within the community.

I hope you are enjoying the training and making some wonderful progress! Please do touch base with me if you ever need a hand with anything or are feeling stuck, I am here to help Jason. :)
Kyle Premium
Hey there Jason and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! I am Kyle, co-founder of Wealthy Affiliate and I am here to help you along the way. If you ever have any questions or need a hand with anything, do let me know.

As a new member here, you should check out the Online Entrepreneur Certification getting started course (Level 1). This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets. Here is the link that you will see within your main menu labeled "Get Started Here".



If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

(1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)
(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there.
(3) I am going to be giving you my "Diamond Traffic Bonus"

But only if you join in your first 7 days (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus).

Anyways Jason, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, let me know. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA!

Your friend,