I am a high school senior and this is the first time I've ever done affiliate marketing.

Honestly, I have humble beginnings here as I was just looking for creative ways to make extra cash online. I stumbled across a review for Wealthy Affiliate and I am so fortunate to have landed on such a miraculous site.

That said, I am college-bound for honors and was wondering if anyone had constructive feedback and insight on how to balance this with other demands that will inevitably arise.

Again, thanks for all the help!

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IvanBroz Premium
Hey, Elijah. Congratulations on great progress thus far!

I would also suggest creating some sort of a schedule that will keep on you on track. The key is to stay consistent so if you can schedule your time here, you'll have no problems maintaining all other aspects of your life such as school, family and private life etc., and maintaining your website as well.

You know yourself the best so it's really up to you how you are going to organize your life. I hope this helps a bit. Have a great day! :)
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Elijah88 Premium
I do already have a relative schedule that keeps me grounded such as free space and leisure time.
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IvanBroz Premium
That's awesome! Make sure to devote at least 2-3 hours per day to your website and WA until your site takes off if your plan is to replace your primary income with an income from your site. Once you reach the level where you can live off your site, it's going to be much easier to maintain your life and your businesses.
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YvonneBray Premium
Hi Elijah, I go to work, and in the beginning, I was all over the place. So I drew up a time table and crossed out areas where I would be at work, dinner or breakfast, family time etc.

As a student, you would have done this for school, college or university.

Once you have crossed these off, then I would add WA time.
This I would divide into Training, research, writing blogs, attending to emails and so on.

Set yourself daily goals and weekly goals.

My advice is not to rush, and it's not a race. Take your time, and you will succeed. You can only do what you can do in the amount of time you have.

I wish you success.
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Newme202 Premium Plus
Elijah, I do agree with Roberta and all the others.

Having a work life balance is very challenging indeed.
It is very hard because it is something that only you can do.

One thing that I found to be very useful since starting out is to monitor my time spent here at WA and my business.

This I do in terms of setting up a daily checklist, sorting out what my daily things I need to do and completing my priorities first.

That way I know that even if I still haven't tick off all on my checklist for that day, I still manage to do the most important thing.
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Elijah88 Premium
Thanks for your contribution.
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Newme202 Premium Plus
You are welcome
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RobbysGirl Premium
Work life balance is different for everyone. In this business it's important to build a solid foundation and to be consistent. That being said you have to develop a realistic plan as to how much time you can dedicate to WA.

If you're not honest about this you end up not meeting targets you set yourself which can lead to disappointment and frustration. Avoid that trap.

Be honest with yourself and your goals and don't base your progress here against anyone else's. We all have different levels of responsibilities and commitments and we each have to figure out what works best.

I hope that gives you some level of perspective.
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Elijah88 Premium
Yes. This is excellent, grounding advice.
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RobbysGirl Premium
Glad I could assist.
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GeoffreyC1 Premium
If you can pick the right niche and work hard to build your website then hopefully you will be able to slack off on it at college, yet get a passive income from it. It takes a lot of work, but until you try you won't know what you can achieve.
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Elijah88 Premium
Oh, I am. I am happy with all that progress I've made and all the progress I am going to continue to make.
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