I believe that this phrase became popular back in 2000 from the movie of the same name.

As I think of the phrase, it brings to mind that it is also a very important part of what our Wealthy Affiliate community is all about. We are a caring and helpful community. A group of people with like interests and goals that are at the same time willing and able to help each other.

When most of us first arrive here at WA, we know very little if anything about affiliate marketing or building websites, let alone how to develop content or gain traffic to our sites.

We follow the lessons and do the tasks and also ask many questions along the way. In doing so, we learn how to do the thing we need to do to become successful.

Now comes the "Pay It Froward" part.

As we learn and become more competent we are better able to help others that are coming along behind us. We become the ones that can answer the questions and help teach those that are asking the questions we ourselves asked a while back.

Just think about this for a minute. As we are able to help others, we are also helping ourselves. The say "What goes around, comes around" comes into play now. The more we help others the more willing they will be to help you back someday.


This diagram looks like a MLM scheme but it is not. It is a pyramid that will keep growing and growing as long as each person in it "Pays It Forward."

But it can also be a circle, in that those that we help today, will be able to help us tomorrow. It becomes an endless cycle of all of helping each other back and forth for as long as necessary.

This then is the foundation of what makes the Wealthy Affiliate community of users the very special group that it is. We are all very fortunate to be part of it and with that belonging comes an obligation to continue the practice and "PAY IT FORWARD."










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jtaienao Premium
You see members paying it forward everyday here at WA Frank. What a wonderful community this is. Paying it forward helps us all learn and grow collectively as one community undivided. Thanks for sharing.
Jerome
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FTurner8032 Premium
Thanks Jerome.
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Cmcaren Premium
Thanks great article. I am learning so much from the blogs at WA.
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FTurner8032 Premium
You are very welcome. I hope that you will find all you are looking for here at WA and that you will work hard and make yourself a great success.

Good Luck.
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Cmcaren Premium
Thank you. I am commented to make this work and be successful, this is part of my retirement.
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FTurner8032 Premium
If you have questions please feel free to private message me at any time. I will help if I can and be honest enough to tell you if I can't but I will try to point in the right direction.
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Cmcaren Premium
Thank you I appreciate that and I will probably take you up on the offer.
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ericpierre Premium
Thanks Frank. Have a great weekend!
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FTurner8032 Premium
You to Eric. Thanks for stopping by again.
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Droseh Premium
Absolutely, and you are doing that with your WA blogs. We all learn. Thanks. Debbie
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FTurner8032 Premium
I guess I am to some degree. Never really thought about it in that way. Thanks Debbie.
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Emeolu Premium
I agree with you.
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FTurner8032 Premium
Thank you Chukuemeka. I am glad that you agree.
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albert22 Premium
Nice post, Frank. Paying it forward is something we should strive to do in all our activities. The end result of all our efforts is not as important as how we carry ourselves on the journey.
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FTurner8032 Premium
Very nice Albert, very nice. It is all about HOW we play the game.
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MKearns Premium
A great business model that has spearheaded WA's great success!
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FTurner8032 Premium
I agree completely Michael, it is the main reason that I joined and certainly why I stay.
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ThomasPye Premium
Thank you for this Frank, I am very busy in my spare time going through all the information Ive collected, since I joined.( I cant teach what I do not know.) So for the next while I will be concentrating on this. I still check my messages, but don't reply to each and every one like I was. I have to find a balance if im going to succeed at this.
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FTurner8032 Premium
Very wise comment Thomas, I have found that this very day, I need to do a great deal of this myself. It is about succeeding.,
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Reuben4969 Premium
Excellent read! Thank you for sharing!
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FTurner8032 Premium
You are welcome Randall, thank you for your comment.
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Redsedge Premium
That is great also and I love the way it helps us to grow on what we have learned and it will stick better in our long term memory. Ours is success and well being.
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FTurner8032 Premium
Thank you Sid, I appreciate you taking some of you valuable time to read and comment on my blog.
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DShensky Premium
great observation
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FTurner8032 Premium
Thank you Davida, good to hear from you again.
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