There are a few things that I use to quickly determine whether or not someone will be successful online or not. These work 99% of the time (I am wrong on a rare occasion).

I know you are going to fail online if:

  1. You want instant success and you believe that is possible. This is called the lottery.

  2. You expect other people to do the work for you. This is only OK when you can afford to hire help and should not be done in the early stages of your business.

  3. You constantly ask people what they earn online. People that do this are looking for a quick fix. People earn loads online...$100's of BILLIONS per year. There is no reason to ever ask if someone is making online or not.

Thought I would just share these 3 things with you. These are the most common things I see and these are the things that people that are destined to fail ask.

If this is you, there is still hope. You just need to change the way you think about online success and you will be OK. Don't fall into the trap of wanting instant success, you want other people's success, or you want others to do the grunt work for you.

I would love to hear your feedback as to why you feel you may have failed in the past and/or things that have helped you overcome starting off on the wrong foot. Please drop a comment below :)

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Hi, Kyle!
This is an important and informative statement you have made.
I do not believe in instant success.
I do not believe people can make a significant amount of money within a short period of time and with very little effort.

I myself have done a hard and diligent work during the latest three years working in a business in my country of residence and have not yet made a successful income.

I also have invested some time and money in other not so profitable businesses models in the recent past.

That is why I believe I must keep going in my attempt to progress, this time doing my best to learn the online business techniques taught by WA.

I am currently learning how to succeed in two projects. One of them is this one here on WA. There is another one. That is the reason why I have had some break here for some days. I will keep going with WA as soon as I give the other one a quick start.

Once I have the other one up and running, I will proceed with WA, which, due to its business nature, will require me to spend a longer time preparing it before I can begin having some income.

Have a blessed week!

Cheers!
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There is no such thing as “get rich quick” unless you’re a crook. And that has a way of collapsing in the end.

Working hard and smart with clear goals, the proper education (aka. WA), patience, AND especially, a clear conscience is a lot better. I happen to prefer being able to sleep 😴 at night.
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MSinn Premium
I agree. I can understand why someone would ask just how much in a roundabout figure that someone has made but only out of curiousity sake but I would never just come out and ask how much someone makes and hope they share it because that is stupid. I have a good outlook on this and I am hopeful that I can do something, but sometimes I hit a roadblock and then I start researching other options and then I put that to use and I have learned quite a bit so far. But, I research Google and Yahoo until I find answers to my questions. There are few times that I have asked WA questions, but usually I research it first. If someone puts enough effort into what they do and how then they can do anything.
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Kruss456 Premium
I absolutely, positively agree with your entire article, Kyle!
I can't say that I failed at this business in the past but what I will say is that 20 or so years ago when I attempted this business there were no business models like this one at WA. I received sketchy bits of training doled out in small increments with no viable support. It was taking me too long to go a short distance in the learning curve so I had to work outside the home temporarily to support my family. I entrepaneured in other types of businesses and was successful to a point. So I am back having learned some solid work ethics. I know this will take time and hard work. No problem.

As for those who expect others to do the work or ask about people's income...I almost feel embarrassed for them when I see this. It is just plain unethical to ask these things. I learned this a long time ago, thank goodness.

I am so happy to say that I have earned enough money to go Premium! Yahoo! Thank you WA. I also have my future payments set up so ...no worries.

Thanks for reading. SEE YOU IN WA COMMUNITY!
GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

Warmly,
Karen
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I have failed at a few different affiliate marketing programs, several have had an extremely high buy in and promised more than they could offer. I personally have failed at setting the time to lay my own path, and struggled with less capable computers. I currently am having my CPU upgraded and have made myself a personal goal of no less than 3-4 hours a night once it is upgraded and returned to me. I am going to upgrade and try to do better within WA. I appreciate the platform and amount of help available.
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Hi I'm still trying to get my internet marketing off the ground, I have tried Facebook ads linked to my blog and created opt -in or squeeze pages but as yet no result, I think I lost my mindset and in the back of my head any new idea that came into my head was greeted with a pessimistic voice that the idea wouldn't work.
So after listening to Tony robins and listening to his advice on not giving up till eventually it works has brought me a new lease of life and giving me hope and strength to start again.
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Type your comment here...Hi Kyle i love what you said its true and on my side i didn't have school up to a high standard but it didn't hold me back to start learning new things but I haven't started learning this new stuff of your Internet an online business but I'm prepared to do so now.
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Thank you Kyle,
I must say that I am not one who think that online
success comes instantly. I have not tried online businesses
before, I do believe that any good and lasting success takes
time, much hard work and effort. Will be trying very hard to
achieve success with as much time that is needed.
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ojphd Premium
i believe that there are those who truly want to be successful with online businesses. What I see as a stumbling block is that there is always some instruction missing and the only way to get this instruction is to pay more money. This causes many people to be pessimistic about any online program.

Those who want instant success or someone to do the work will fail no matter how much instruction is available. Those who will succeed will take all the instruction to heart and try until they get it.
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failure is a wake up call to success, yes it true negative breed fail but i will like to encourage you not to give up. we need to sturdy are mistakes, wish is failure and learn from them. I personally dont even know how to operat computere, email or website, but i am learning so one day i will be there.
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I feel that in the past I have never gotten started. Because of that I automatically feel as if I had failed. If you never try how can you succeed . What helped me overcome failure or fear of failure is that I know Im going to have to work at it and that it may take time to succeed and grow my business. Thats ok with me as long as I never give up!
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Euh8Patt8 Premium
You have the right mindset to achieve your goals. Let this push you forward. Ask and use the help the community can and are willing to give.
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Euh8Patt8 Premium
I am in total agreement with your views on Point 1 and 2. Reminds me of network marketing where the success thereof is placed in the hands of others and reliant on the input of your selected team, whose expectations for the business often is different and varies on timeline set on how fast money can be made.

The biggest problems experienced in my life is not asking enough questions, often working with insufficient information, believing you can do all by yourself. Misconceptions learnt the hard way.

My viewpoint to date with WA has to date been phenomenal, from the training, coaching, questions answered from everyone in the community who have gone thru the process. Response is timely, answers varied and helpful. Happy that your progress is monitored and results measured. Help is always available,the rest is up to you.

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I also need to learn when to ask questions. I always think I can do everything alone. Thats something I need to learn. I also fear some of my questions may be silly.
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Scotso11 Premium
Yes this was me quite a few years ago when I was first getting started, I was being fed all kinds of false hope stories and was misled into many different “Get rich quick” schemes believing these stories of this amazing fast wealth systems. How all you needed to do was purchase their system and kick back and it would do all the work for you, (for a price of course).
None of them ever worked and just threw my hard earned money right out the window.

So yes I am very familiar with this and only wish I had WA back then, I would likely be in a much better place today than I currently am instead of just getting started, I had to learn the hard way that nothing comes for free and that determination, hard work and desire is the only way to success! That is where I am now and know that giving up is just not an option for me.
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JIllW Premium
I have not been writing enough content but I am trying to do some work on an article every day so by the end of the week I have a new article and I am recording the content as well as typing some and taking old content and rehashing it into something new.
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Kyle, first and foremost I respect your evidence and admire WA and the support provided. In every way your three observations are correct,

I think there is also more too online "failure to launch" .

Negative beliefs will stop you achieving your goals. The more you hold onto limiting beliefs, the more likely you will be unable to make or sustain your online transition.

Each limiting belief makes your goals a little harder to reach.

The most common limiting beliefs are:

• “I may fail.”

Controlling your limiting beliefs will help you to succeed in the “down” times.

We all have limiting beliefs that to slow our progress for change. Aim to understand them and confront the source and truth of your limiting beliefs. The faster you can, the more progress your progress will be.

Don't expect everyone to like your work.

Failure only occurs when you give up on yourself and your dreams.

When things don’t go as you had hoped, you change direction and learn something new. Its called to “pivot” and this means to change direction only slightly and in response to what you have learned such as what your audience truly values and needs.

Making a career transition from offline to online and building a self-sustaining business is a challenging yet rewarding journey.

It is critical to be at ease with pivoting because it will be a regular visitor along your pathway to online success.

Often, the sense of failure or hopelessness appears at the edge of your next break through. So, if the feeling of failing can help you to push through to success, then let it be your friend.

Failure or pivoting, which we all experience, will help you in the long run.

Simon Reynolds, is a serial entrepreneur and expert on human achievement. He says, “We need to understand and conquer failure if we are ever to master success.” In his work, he describes 16 causes of failure. Many of these are relevant to an online business. For example, which of these traits do you have a money obsession, lack of persistence, not focusing on strengths, or mistaking IQ for EQ? They are all fixable, and investment in your personal education is a part of your new journey.

“Failure is the ambitious person’s constant companion”” is another quote from Simon Reynolds.

7 figure blogger, Yaro Starak, says "Giving up is the main reason for failure. I have seen people fail because they have not prepared their mindset."

An another, quote from Angela Ducckworth, author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”. She says “ People need the stamina to practice and practice, to keep getting up when they fall down, and to push past failures and take on challenges.”

Keep these quotes in mind because creating online income streams with your expertise will seem complicated at first, and there will be times you feel like giving up. Whatever you do, follow a plan.

Fear of failure is a companion that moves in an out of my consciousness.

Hope you enjoyed these thoughts.
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Hello Kyle. That's what attracted me to WA in the first place; this honesty. Thanks a lot for your reminders. I am a very objective person. If the Eddy Salomon dare mentioned instant success in his website which led me here I would have concluded Wealthy affiliate is a scam.
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fotarderrick Premium
New article on my site guys, and as usual I would love your feedback.
What is your 'brand'? What distinguishes you from everyone else in the room? Are you happy as you are deep within? Or are you working on redefining yourself?
These are some of the personal questions I've tried to answer in this article, and will be focusing on the origin, journey and destination of my path to self-improvement. Funny elements too :)

Enjoy!

http://the-write-guy.com/building-my-personal-brand-ojd
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evolutionind Premium
This sentiment applies equally in life as well; if you expect instant gratification, rely on others to do the work you should be doing, and keep worrying about what others are doing around you instead of focusing on what you need to do then you will never be successful.

I take the advice with a pinch of salt since I have always worked hard, been patient for success and try to focus on what is important but never really seem to get much success in life. I'm just unlucky I guess, but I still have hope...
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Fgomez11710 Premium
I have fallen in the past due to my own stubbornness and inability to focus on the most important things at hand. I would let problems in my life snowball into bigger problems thus making things worse for myself. What has been helping me is focusing on the things that really matter in my life and that will have the most impact in my life in any way ,shape, or form.
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Whilst I can understand the rationale behind failure, I think it could also be down to the fact that unless you upgrade to premium that much of the training is not on the same system as those not wishing to upgrade to premium.
Would I upgrade to premium when just starting out NO. Would I upgrade down the line quite possibly.
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adreyna Premium
While it is true you might not have access to all of the training that is offered to Premium members, it is however possible to succeed without upgrading to Premium. Simply apply everything that you've learned and while it won't be easy, it can be done. You might want to check out this post from one of the WA members who actually did it:
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serenedreams Premium
Yes, guess its possible, and at present i can not afford to go Premium. Only setback i have had so far was one Affiliate company rejected my application saying i must have a .com site.
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adreyna Premium
I wouldn't let one rejection stop you, I'm sure there are other affiliate companies that will accept your application. You might try checking with Phillip (the one whose post you read) or others here at WA for Affiliate companies that will accept the SiteRubix site. Hope this helps.
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serenedreams Premium
thanks, i will.
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adreyna Premium
You're very welcome!
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XavierPerez1 Premium
So true. Thank you for pointing this out. I am still on the ropes because of the manner in which we lead potential clients to recommendations to people who we know. Although this is a great venue, I still have my doubts this is the right thing. After all we cannot mention some things and that draws some serious concerns in my book. In terms of failing, it seems like I have not quite got this down, but that's ok. I have MY beliefs that will get me through this.
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I know I have failed in the pass why because I didn't understand the online market but as begin to understand the concept of why am I doing this in the first place it began to make a lot of sense to me ,and also one of my big problems in the online buisness was getting traffic
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Actually i can't say I have failed already but what I can say it's just that i have a poorest background especially when we become into the technology and I am so willing to prove for people of age made that I can to the best..that's why I got in here
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Hello Keyle,

You made out the points clear for starters, and the billions of internet users searching to earn online.

But, for me, I have the strategy: learn and earn, but before earning, must invest. This is ultimate.

Briefly, I found WA from watching a video on youtube, let's not even mind how I got to watch the video.

To my best, I am determine and loving to make money online, so am making much efforts to raise money for my online investments.

If there was a button to pause my premium upgrade discount, I would've. I must admit that, the fee is cool, and we access WA for free too!

I will never look back,

Rex
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All three applies to me and then not sure what website is legit. I tried another and it didn't work for me. Every time I took a training it will always take me back the very first training so I could never get ahead. The only reason I chose this one because it's free to start up. You can't go wrong with free. Until you really know what the program is all about and if it's worth putting your money into it.
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Hello, i am enjoying the Program, but what is confusing me is that how can i receive my monthly pay from WA, i have been searching a long time for that to come thought but no way; absolutely I want to get SUCCESS from Premium but how? So please help me to make things better. I didn't understand the program, i need you help;
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SeasideFunk Premium
Here is a link that will explain how to make money promoting WA https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/share
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JSmiddy Premium
Well first you need to upgrade to premium. Then once you bring in referrals that upgrades to premium you can get paid by paypal
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sheikave Premium
You just do not get money just by going premium. You will unlock all the training available at WA. This is where I think you are lost. Using all the material here will help you how to make money online and build your online business.

Unless someone buys from you there will be no money in. Simple isn't it. Well as a tip you need to be consistent and willing to put the hard work.
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I am willing to work hard online to earn Kyle. My major concern is having to pay the monthly amount and not being able to make at least that amount of $49. The first amount is a little bit of a lesser concern. I have read post that throws cold water on WA but they also said you can make some money but it may take several months. I would not be able to pay that $49 for any period (that's pretty expensive even for the wealthy you must admit) . But I dream for working on the net for the rest of my life to earn. And I will get there in the shortest REALISTIC time.

PS One of my hobby is to learn new thing that wow me and this is just what this online marketing is doing for me.

For the record Kyle, there are many things that I have tried in my life to earn but but have faced many many mountains. I don't want you to do it I just need assistance.I want to jump in soon. Thanks Kyle, say hi to the family. I'm from Jamaica but hope to meet you, Carson and you all wives and children. Thumbs up.
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PeterN1843 Premium
I've been doing the training with WA as much as I can. I am beginning to understand how affiliate marketing works. I have a website and blog, but not much content. I struggle with writing content for my blog.

I'm trying something different with my writing habit. I am going to write at least for 1 hour per day just to get into the habit.

I just have to write and not worry so much about how it turns out in the beginning. With time, I'll improve. But I really have a hard time figuring out what topics to write about, and getting my thoughts down so people will appreciate what I'm writing about.

This is why I haven't made any money with affiliate marketing yet. I'm not going to give up. It takes longer for some people then for others. Don't give up. Keep writing!

Peter
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Hello. In the past I've paid for online business to join and make money. It was affiliate program. But it was nothing like this there was no way I could get it on my own. I love this community. This communication, and dedication that everyone has here to help one another it's awesome. But now I think my failure's are due to not having the money to move on.
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dagavi Premium
Hi everyone I want to say that if you follow every step on the training you will get the tools to advance in the online world. Thanks to WA and it's amazing platform all the journey should be easier if you spend time and hard work. I recently moved to Premiun because it's the only way to get to the end if you are not a web page programmer I think will be harder to accomplish your goals in a medium time. This is my opinion and I have a long journey to run yet. Maybe in few days i will share with you my accomplishment.
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DBuchanan555 Premium
I failed in the past because I didn't get the right amount of support of the level of training that I get here. I'm still new, so I still do a full time job (I'm a regional merchandising manager) so I can't always find the time I need to get me through my training any quicker than I am doing, but I know I need to be patient as it will lead to success. (Which is the opposite of what I do now, I need my teams to constantly push for the finish line!) So now I know, that I need to be patient, do the learning step by step and not jump ahead and ask questions if I get stuck!
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cld111 Premium
I completely agree, Kyle!

I saw a thread on Facebook that was talking about affiliate marketing. And someone said "I don't know anyone that makes money doing that."

I mentioned that that's true because people give up before they learn the skills to do it the right way. There's so much that goes into it and I guess people jump into it thinking they'll just magically know how to do it?

In the past I have quit for this exact reason. I didn't have the experience or the skills and I didn't give it enough time to learn.

- Christina
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MessyJess Premium
I think the reason some people ask about the money so often is that they want to be sure it's legit. Also, maybe they're trying to figure how long it will take them to get there?

I don't know if it's just me, but I think that accounts for a lot of the questioning.
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ToLiNoLi Premium
Hello Kyle,

Well said! Any other program out there that promises you to make the quick buck or thousands of dollars every month are normally out to scam you for your money.

People should get back on their feet. If you start working for a company, you start on a ladder as well and work your way up to earn more money.

The internet business we build is the same, we can make lot's of money, but we have to build that first, that is hard work to find the right formula that works for you (niche, getting traffic, entertain your audience).

Wealthy Affiliate gives you all the tools and help to achieve your goals and if you dedicate yourself to it, you will reach this point that you will make your dreams come true.

Well that is what I believe from what I have experienced so far here in WA. After my launch (really soon now) we will see if that hard work will pay out.

I want to believe!

Stefan, ToLiNoLi :)
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Je manque souvent de confiance en moi et présentement je manque aussi du temps pour m'engager à regarder toutes ces vidéos de formation parce que j'ai un nouveau né. mais surtout je n'ai pas encore la maîtrise de la langue . J'ai besoin de conseils pour mieux m'organiser. Merci
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My honest answer is lack of time to commit to watching videos etc as i already work as well as commitment to my wife's health. I hope to find sufficient time to learn more.
I have already published a website based on one of my ventures in Photo improvement. is it possible to get feedback on what I have done so far and what i need to do next.
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What I need to know is the job to do to become an Affiliate.
I have the business experience in different areas that gives me the knowledge of how to behave in my job. I've been a Production Mgr. in the Garment industry and I had been a Realtor, those two help me to do this job. I need to know the job, to do it eficiently and apply to it my persolal experience.
What I don't need is to be sold training just because.
I wish tou can help me become a good Affilaite.
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bpolhamus Premium
I would like to get to now someone that lives in Colorado maybe they can help me get started not looking for a hand out just to learn how to work the computer like cut and paste and things like that I live in Greeley Colorado thanks any advice would be appreciated
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MessyJess Premium
What kind of copy and paste are you trying to do? Video, words, or images? I might be able to help (although I don't live in Colorado)
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bpolhamus Premium
Well I figured out that there's 2 buttons on a mouse lol thanks
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MessyJess Premium
No problem, friend.
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Yes I am 1 and 3 of both above. I am person in need of an additional income as soon as possible, but also want something that will make me more money in the long run. So that's why I have been researching affiliate marketing like crazy. And yes I am that person that ask how much have you made, that gives me that boost to move forward like wow I can do that. I am always afraid I am going to put money out of my pocket and get nothing in return. I have tried many things in my life and haven't made any money with them yet. I am still working my 9 to 5 and don't want to have anymore. I need freedom, debt freedom. So I have been thinking extremely hard of becoming a premium member but still on the fence. Hope some responses can help me out. I love reading what others have to say.
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Ootobea Premium
At the time of writing this comment, I believe that I am going to fail with Wealthy Affiliate for the following reason:

I genuinely do not have a clue where to begin regarding my niche (hospitality/catering). In that I have experience within the hospitality sector with prime focus on chef's but I am far from being a creative writer & find it difficult to get my point/s across.

Would upgrading to Premium help me to express myself clearer in the hope of achieving my (what I believe are very achievable) goals?
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ericcantu Premium
As with anything else, good practice and training is what gets you better and more comfortable doing things you may currently not be great at. If your goal is to have your own successful affiliate marketing business, then content creation is ultimately going to be a huge part of your routine. How do you get better at writing content? By writing more content :) Premium will unlock 100% of the training here, and in my mind that can only help the process :)
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Ootobea Premium
Thanks for your inspiring words. Onwards & upwards!
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Goldy21 Premium
Hi Denny
I only joined about a week ago and did't start the training for a couple of days.
I have lots to learn but the resources are here a WA to help you learn, I would take up the discounted offer of premium.
I was on the fence as I don't like committing to regular payments that might not get any return on.
I have thought of a couple of niche area's but have no experience in either, but you say you are in recruitment , with 9 yrs you only have write about what you already know an
I'm just going to try and promote WA until I have built up the technical skills before working on a niche product.
You could also just start that way, I have just got a very basic website up two day ago and it has just been ranked in Google, so if I can do it so can you.
It will be small steps at a time and I don't expect any quick results in terms of earnings, but Rome was not built in a day.
Just take your time and go with training, if you need help everyone at WA are helpful so there is no reason to fail.
Just Do It.
Good luck Dave
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For me I find I just get stuck trying to do the task.I just don’t no how to organize my about me n privacy pg n such Ian still poking away at it but find when I’m stuck its like feels like I’m not doing it correct. But I keep trying I’m not looking for quick success I’m in for long haul I hope I just have to keep using sitebuilder n. Content site. So I no how to manouver around better
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Well I know that success is not going to happen overnight or even maybe not in a big way to start.
Having read some of the other posts-it is not so easy to discipline yourself to do extra work at night after having been out at work during the day. It seems that I am working more now at my job than I was before I signed up with WA. I initially thought I would have more time but it goes by so fast these days.
One step at a time
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Can you kindly take a look at my account I have set it up and my website is wwwwearhouseonesiterubixcom,I am trying to create my initial website content,I need your help with that.

I can't find the link that allows me to create my initial website content,

Regards

Jay
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Alisa1 Premium
It looks great so far Jay. By link do you mean pages and posts? Keep going through the training and everything is explained.

Cheers Alisa
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Hi Kyle,
I do not expect others to do the work for me, as I have always worked really hard for what I want. I find myself more in line with number 1. Instant success with little work is what I’ve always thought of online success, and there are so many claims to instant success that it is easy to fall into this trap. Thank you for making us take a look within ourselves and at our expectations.
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I recognise myself in number 1....but I think that's mainly because I want to help a friend who is in need of medical aid.......
I don't mind doing the work ( just wanna go too fast ) and I don't care what anyone else earns.....
I don't need to be a millionaire.....any amount that gives me the opportunity to help my friends....and a little extra for me is fine......

I guess I am not a real business woman........
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Hi Kyle ..oh! Yes, you know what? the truth is ,i used to have that mind of having Instant success and by so doing i failed a lot in the past and now i have learnt a lesson through my failures.I hope the little knowledge i have now gonna take me to the top!


Batsirai
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supertimothy Premium
Hey Kyle.
Yikes! Ouch! Ok, I have said for a long time that one of the hardest things to do is to look in the "mirror" and acknowledge the TRUE image of YOURSELF. It is not fun, but it can be very enlightening if you let it.
So, maayyybee wanting instant success is what I expect sometime. (ok, more that sometime). Oh the pain... Ok, It would really behoove me to drop that immature expectation... And I guess the other would be to drop the fear of failure and give myself permission to move forward with a real sense of accomplishment and not just pretend by doing something easy and without a real challenge.
Thanks for this,
Timothy
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MsMerry Premium
Wow! Good on you Timothy! That is not easy to recognize. Congrats to you for stepping up.
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LolasMommyy Premium
Hey Kyle!
I thought I had lost my ability to comment on discussions and message people so I haven't been on! I read the three things that you mainly see in the people that fail. I'm glad you shared this with me. I'd like to start by saying that I've had this attitude before. Not recently, or with Wealthy Affiliate. But I've been a part of so many scams and decided there just isn't a way to make money online easily. And if anything has taught me that, it has been Wealthy Affiliate. I've watched the videos, read the material, done the training. And become familiar with the website. And if I've learned anything, it's that this won't happen overnight. I completely understand that! I'm glad I've come to be more patient with online marketing!
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Tekman Premium
Work hard for sure but add the other little word to the end.
Work hard smartly.
Focus on what is being taught whatever it is you are doing and follow the steps to success. There are many distractions in life generally and one can be easily swayed. I find I just need to take a breath and remind myself what the end game is and to enjoy the journey.
Encouragement is certainly not in sparse supply here which is a breath of fresh air.
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MsMerry Premium
You are so right Peter. I always encourage Focus and Patience when I can. I lost some of both last year and paid dearly in lost time. A Lesson so well learned and will not be forgotten. :)
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felixcerny Premium
Well, no.1 is the image being created allover the internet. "How I made 10k in my first month online biz.....". It's a pity, how some businessmen play around with other peoples hopes, dreams & frustrations. Actually, it's an easy game for them, because many are unsatisfied with their life situation. On the other hand, if you read the biography of any really successful man/woman, you'll soon discover that success has always followed after a certain period of hard work.
Thanks for keeping it real Kyle!
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MsMerry Premium
You have that right Felix. We are the most real place on the internet, period!! I call people like those so-called businessmen, sleazebags! LoL
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Well... I am persitend with what um intended to do!!! BT I also want to see the results of what um really doing...though I know, no work no pay!!! So um intended to work hard on this wealthy affiliateaffiliate and I do hope it will brighten my future...!!! I DO IT!!! #SUCCESS!!!
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theresaann02 Premium
Kyle I no I have ask u to help me .but it's not because I want someone to do the work for me . In 2016 I had an accident with head trauma in 27 Staples in my head. I have short term memory and it scares me to death. I'm sorry for any inconvenience I've caused you or Carson.
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Hie Kyle,
Thank you for the correct observation. I am trying to learn but maybe am a slow learner. The other issue I have discovered is the monthly payments that at moment I am not able to pay . But slowly am learning and I know one day I will make pace.
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buffetearns Premium
Hi Kyle, great words you have written.

Life is a journey, it is to be enjoyed and nothing comes to me overnight, the only thing that would do that is the Lottery!

If you were to tell me that life was a journey 35 years ago, it wouldn’t have meant anything because I just wanted money.

All I have done since 15 years old is work. I have not given my online experience the chance to work yet. I have no expectations, yet I am super optimistic? I believe I have faith in the system and respect for passion of the people who created wealthy affiliate.

My attitude, my thoughts, my haste are all different qualities now. I still believe that effort is necessary but learning new skills is a requirement and being realistic. Historical results indicate that online marketing isn’t usually an overnight success. Like anything, there may be some exceptional circumstances?

I have learned to go easy on myself and I have found something that I enjoy within wealthy affiliate. I believe I have passion to do something I enjoy and succeed whilst being surrounded by lovely people.

Thank you Kyle for the excellent insight above, it is not far from the truth.

Good luck to us all on our journeys, we all deserve the best of this life and sometimes it’s just noticing opportunities when they feel right?
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Hi Kyle, yes I am a victim of the 3 things you mentioned,except perhaps the one that I expect other people to do the work for me. Not really! I am determined to do the work for myself but because I want to get out of debt as soon as possible, I tend to look for those "opportunities" that are advertised as working on autopilot. That is what led me to trading binary options and was scammed 2 times. I also tried paid surveys and am still doing them, but I just get enough from them to buy airtime.

I do not want to get reach though I am looking for an opportunity that can bring income instantly. I am just looking for an extra income, like $200 per month so I can pay off my debt and live off my teacher salary to pay my bills. Is that too much to ask for?

I ask how much people earn online because I have been scammed so much. I am still to meet anyone who has made it online in person. I hear about you guys and the Trumps and the Buffets and the Soros and the Gates of this world . But you are all out there in America. That is why I think if I had the money I would take the next plane to your office and sit down with you and ask you to show me how to get my website running and earning me money NOW.

I bet that is what I am going to do because I can see Kyle that you guys are genuine and you want to help all of us that are load-ridden. From now on I shall continue working on my website and start to save money for a return ticket to your office.
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Labman Premium
Join the affiliate program and get your invite to Vegas. Kyle, Carson and Jay will all be at that table.
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Thanks a lot Labman, but I do not have the money to join now. The Christmas festive season has emptied my pockets. I shall only be able to join at the end of the month when I get my salary. In the meantime I am going through the free training and struggling along because my computer knowledge is limited. Hope you understand!
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NFulgence Premium
Hi Kyle!
I didn't fail before because i am new on online business. Honestly the first wrong is mine: ''to want instant success''. It's true i am facing a problem of missing money and debts for 15 years. I am a government worker for 15 years and the salary i am gaining every month is very low, under 250$. I was thinking a lot about my future life with this salary and i realized that i will never fulfill anything. So, i start to think how to get extra income, that extra income will be the solution of my money problems. I opened a small business 5 years ago but the one i was supposed to work together disappeared with all my money. I didn't stop there, the following year i opened a small restaurant inside the town but also i failed. I closed after 6 months. So, i decide to search on internet, but two times i have been stolen by scams. I didn't stop there, i was going on searching until i dropped into Wealthy Affiliate Community. I checked it a lot and i found that WA is not a scam. Instead, it is the platform GOD put on my way to pick me from this bent of poverty. Surely i need money nowadays, not a lot of but small amount to pay all my needs and go on business, but the way WA is working is different like others online affiliate programs. WA teaches everyone everything he needs to succeed online business. That is what i loved more from it and the one which influenced me to take decision to stay here on WA. Now, I could say without any doubt that WA is my hope to fulfill my dreams, and i am ready to give all my best to work hard and i am sure i will succeed with WA.
Thanks to GOD who inspired you KYLE and your TEAM to create this wonderful platform for us! I wish you all the best!
Thank you!
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tommmm111 Premium
Tough times for you but it sounds better now. All the best and Good Luck!
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XilentKitty Premium
In the past, I would take on too many projects at the same time thinking I can do it all. Over the course of time, I have learned not to do that & to instead take it 1 step at a time by prioritizing projects & how I do those projects...sometimes slowing down when I need to & sometimes picking up speed where I can.
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MsMerry Premium
" Slow down to Go Fast" comes to mind. A quote from an awesome book I read. :)
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XilentKitty Premium
Great! Do share the name of the book (I would love to read it) if you don't mind. :-)
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MsMerry Premium
No, I don't mind at all. It is called 'The Slight Edge' by Jeff Olsen
I think it is now available on Amazon but it is a bit pricey and worth every penny. You will be amazed at how the little things we can change can make such a huge difference. :)
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XilentKitty Premium
Great, thanks!! I will check it out. :-)
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wealthy202 Premium
I have a problem managing my time. I feel like I take on too much sometimes and than get overwhelmed. I wish I could have more energy and extend the hours available in a day. I cant fail and I feel like that is big dark cloud hovering over me waiting to swallow me whole. I just wish I could become more focused and get out of my head when it comes taking action.
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MsMerry Premium
May I suggest a 'to-do' list? Keep it as short and simple as you can with a max of 10 things. Prioritize from 1-10 and anything you do not finish that day goes to the next day at the #1 position. It may take a few days to get into the swing of making this a habit but it has helped me to stay focused. :)
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DNicholas Premium
I had the same problem starting out. As things evolved, I found that the best time for me to work on my site was after my wife goes to bed. She has to get up very early, so she's in bed by 8:00. That gives me 2 to 3 hours to work on WA stuff most evenings. I do have to prioritize things though. Family always comes first, followed by other things that can't wait, like maintenance items. Then comes WA. My wife would like some remodeling done, but she realizes the importance of WA. She's not pushing me to do that just yet. It is important to set short and long term goals. I set my long term goals first, then figure out what my short term goals need to be to reach my long term goals. The important thing to remember is that you need to set up a system that works for you based on what your priorities are. There's no rule to say what has to be first, that's your decision. Good luck.

Don
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Have you read The Compound Effect? 'Time blocking' is absolutely crucial. Another recommendation would be 'The One Thing.' The concepts and tactics in both those books combined have contributed greatly towards my productivity.
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wealthy202 Premium
No I haven't Tonya. Thanks for the tip I will have to check them out for sure!
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anymary Premium
That's right. Family always comes first
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This is good to know! I just realized that I already do that when I have many things in a day that have to be done right away. It does help you to stay focused.
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marytegavota Premium
Hi guys.

Great comments from everyone. Your comments have given me courage to pursue what I want. WA has given me great opportunity to prove that I can make money online for someone like me coming from small Pacific island country. To earn first income would be an honour. I believe in patience and hard work.

I thank everyone here at WA for the help and assistance

Cheers.

Mary
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MsMerry Premium
Welcome, Mary! You are in the best place you could be to learn and grow and earn an income. All the best to you in 2018.
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Kyle Premium
You will earn your first income, it is part of the process of building a business. Don't chase just a first sale though, chase the idea of building an actual business and that is exactly what you will do.
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thanks very much for this admonishment. really the one problem i have is that why my credit card keeps giving me headache anytime i try to upgrade to premium. pls i want to know if this wealthy affiliate and online business in general is only for those living in Europe and America. kyle as you mentioned, you are a Canadian right? does that mean those of us living in Africa will not be able to be part of the online business. thus my credit card keeps giving me problem
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Labman Premium
Many here have figured out how to pay WA from Africa. You will probably need to create a Paypal account.
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MsMerry Premium
Labman has a good idea for you. You can set up your credit card in pay pal as well. Hope it works out for you.
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RTaylor2 Premium
I think that my failure with an online business is when I get lost in the terminology. When I was studying with AWOL (I do not advise anyone to do so) they would get into a rhythm of just telling new comers to make landing pages, funnels, auto dialers, etc.. and even though I know these terms now that doesn't mean that I understand how to apply or even create these things, it just means I know the term (after studying). I think my inexperience with online terminology and social media is my biggest hang-up right now. I hope to get my confidence back and really dig into this soon. Right now, I feel overwhelmed with other aspects of my life and adding something like this, that I do not completely understand, I am afraid I would make too many mistakes. I want to understand completely before I do anything.
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DNicholas Premium
I know exactly where you're coming from. I've had the same problem with other programs too. I still have trouble understanding some of the lessons here, but thanks to the community, I'm able to better understand the content. I have yet to come up with a question that hasn't already been answered by several in community. The classrooms are the biggest help to me. I have a two year plan and I may be slower than most but I feel confident I can reach my goals. Stick with it, we'll get you there. Good luck and I'll see you at the top.
Don
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MsMerry Premium
I too can so relate. The best thing was knowing the terminology and being able to relate to the training here. It gave me a whole new prospective as I moved forward. The best thing you can do is apply as you learn in the training. It is the best way. Wishing you the best and don't worry about the mistakes. You have an edge that most don't when they start.
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DNicholas Premium
I've looked for a long time, with limited success, for a way to make money online. I've never believed you can get rich quick, but I have fallen into that "How much have you made?" I think it was more to see if the program really works. I have a two-year plan that seems to be working for me. I have faith in this program and this community.
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Thank you for this value-full comment!
I think it's easy to fall into the trap of wanting instant success, because everyone would like to make a lot of profit.
But with comments/advises like yours or other experienced people we can avoid the risks to fall.

Have a lovely day!
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There always a online line business everywhere on the internet trying to tell you simple cluck of the buttom will make you rich. Or use your voice to make money. Or i have a secret way to make money online and tou pay me so much I will give you the secret to success. Believe I have heard ot all this is the only site I have seen on the internet that has told the truth about everything I have asked about. The number one reason people fall into failure is because they trust spmeone misleading them into Powerpoint presentations and believing that they can be rich overnight this is not true also believe me I've tried them on I didn't really get into it but I did email the people to ask them ask him questions about their site what they done and how they made their money but really none of them told me the truth about how they made their money because they didn't really have a site that is making voice presentations for ClickBank. All I know is that you got to take your time to get what you want and to get where you want. To find leads to get your leads out to enjoy what you're doing online to make the money that you need I understand all that. I just want to know why is there so many presentations on other stuff but there's nothing on wealthy affiliate I looked it up on the internet today and it said this company is rated top a and the rest of the companies that I have looked up said scam. I say it's the choices you made to become or to look for your leads to be where you're going or what you're going to try to sell advertisement products anything
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I'm sorry my spelling really is getting bad please don't make fun of
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MsMerry Premium
Well done Sheila! I agree with you on all the so-called 'Gurus' out there. Some are real, most are not and the real ones are usually above my pay grade! WA is the first site I found without all the hype and nonsense and where I can truly learn what it takes to succeed online. Wealthy Affiliate does come up often in any searches. That is how I found it. Just click on the link and it will take you to a blog. Also, the scam ones could be just using that as a trick headline. That or they didn't do their homework and expected it to be done for them. Thanks for voicing your thoughts here today.
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dabs94 Premium
You go it! There is many scams on the web. I also have my on experience with "money making systems". Thanks for share your thoughts. I think finally we found the right system. Now just work hard and smart. Good luck to you.
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I want to thank you Kyle for your advises. At first I wanted a quick fix but now I understand that it may take some times to become successful in this online business and I am ok with that. The problem is, I realized that I may not have enough to time to dedicate to the business and the most important thing is that I cannot afford the monthly premium now that I am living pay check by check.
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Hey Kyle,
Yes i believe wanting money deadly is a the greatest failure of all. Sometimes, and some people (me in particular) work bcz they love working, and being active equally or may be a bit more than making a living out of that work. Yes, we all need money, we definitely are working for that particular thing all the time, but we also have to enjoy what we are doing, and carve our happiness in those beautiful moments we spend improving our skills, learning new subjects, and progressing. To me, am in love with those moments bcz i know these moments are going to yield some where in the future. So BE SMART and WORK HARD :)
Thank u and have a bright future
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HenryBurton Premium
True words my friend
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I have been trying just a few because I know that you have to invest money but this is very hard to do when you don't have money and lived from paycheck to paycheck and know that I am no longer able to work and on disability. I was also helping my daughter because her husband decided that he didn't want to take care of them any more and she has five kids. I am helping her as much as I can . I can not get her to see that we can make money online but she is convinced that it's all a scam . So for now I will have to wait until March when I get my last tax return to have money to invest in my business and I would like to have some kind of real idea of how much money needed to get started out the right way. I really fill that not having money to invest is the reason I have falled before.
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EOPolini Premium
Hi Gladys,
it's hard when people around you do not believe in what you can achieve, but, while no one can guarantee your success, you can rest assured this is not a scam, so I would like to encourage you to believe in yourself and go for it!
As far as investment is concerned, all you need to worry about in the beginning is your Premium subscription; you can save on it by going yearly, especially if you can swing the Black Friday special coming up. If you must wait until March, then learn as much as you can with the free account. In any case, commiting to your new biz for a full year increases your chance for success.
God bless!
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Hello Kyle,

I would love to start but I don't understand what I have to do here and build up what business. I have none! I guess I have to go to Live Chat to get more informed.
Why is it not possible to explain it in a few sentences instead of being so elaborate and confusing.
I got time and are willing!
Christian
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adreyna Premium
Christian,

You want to start with the Certification Training. Just click on the green tab on the left hand of your screen and the step by step instructions will provide all the information you need to get started. You will want to follow each step carefully. Make sure to ask questions if you have any problems. Hope this helps!
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Luckily I don't fall under those categories .... I agree nothing is built over night. I have published my 1st blog post on my rubix site and am working on my second .... Only thing keeping me from upgrading is lack of funds but I'm going to see how I can do it ... But in the meantime I'm just building relevant content on my site
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Delia7-11 Premium
I can tell this is the real deal and not like the scams out there on how to create a business online. I have given away lots of money on training in the past but it was not very good. Basically it's a lot of ebooks with missing information making it hard to move forward when you don't know what you're doing. I was depending on them to show me the ropes. However, this seems different. There's a whole community and opportunities like webinars. I'm going to go Premium soon and follow each step. It doesn't matter how long it takes. I'm excited! Waiting to get paid next week in the meantime I continue to do research on my niche. Thanks Guys!
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Hi Kyle

Thanks for the tip, I have made up my mind that this is my long term investment. I am very positive about it and I find it trustworthy. I have already done things I never thought I would do in my life here, like building a website. This is an awesome space. I will definitely upgrade as soon as I sort out my finances.

Thank you
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VSinatra Premium
I'm agreeing, I once fell into this because I wasn't ready, I was still too afraid to fail and when I was becoming very ready there wasn't anyone available to take the time to answer the questions nor the 24/7 I can learn it lessons we have here! Thank you for reminding me of how different I am today from then. :)
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jml69farmS Premium
I, too have been scammed so many times that I am wary of everything. However, I have a very good feeling about this program. I have not upgraded yet, because I want to learn all I
Can first to make sure this is right for me, but I intend to.
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Hi Kyle,

Thanks for your message,

I believe I'm a calculated risk taker and a positive thinker. I will have to say, you guys have got such a fantastic program out there and willingly to help folks like me to take advantage of it. Those who see it as a chance to make money of it will go for it and those who see it as a pain in the neck will give all bunches of excuses and will sooner or later back off. Unfortunately it's our human nature. I choose to make ton of money on this program
However my problem is I don't have the money to jump in now so give me some time to put things right and will dive in straight away.
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melpeace36 Premium
Being that I just joined, I have so much to learn. I agree. There is no quick fixes and overnight success. Reality is that everything takes time and hard work. I understand all of that. I am no stranger to hard work. My favorite. There is no such thing as a free lunch. Doing things on your own is best. I am not saying that I won't reach out for help but, if I don't do my own stuff, how can it be real. Oh. Never, ever ask anyone how much they earn online. I big no for sure. Very good point. I know what I won't do. I jumped into become a premium member so I can learn and work hard. Here is to a the road of learning.
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I have done lots of work and have several good websites getting reasonable traffic but still not making much after several years of which I have learnt to do many marketing and IT tasks myself. I host all my sites myself thru Cpanels and mainly Wordpress not an expert but I have learnt much.
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I am several days late of asking question before upgrading but here goes I am new and have been scammed a lot so here I am have read a lot and have gone through the first four steps my money is now very limited to just surviving how much will it cost to get going on the right track to making money online I am not sure where I found this website but I did find it and when I hit send where does it go I don't have any idea where to start to get going but here at wa
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JohnDen Premium
I would suggest that you finish all of the beginning lessons, than decide if you want to go premium. However, I can tell you from experience that waiting will put you years behind. That's what I did, and I regret not going premium at first. Like the old saying goes, you need to spend some money, in order to make money.
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Hey John yep I have spent lots of $$$ on many programs just to run into problem after problem have been an Amazon associate for many years and not made much but I have put my money into my websites and learning about content and seo to get the traffic you need to make money.
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I think what it boils down to is that I am scared. I get this feeling in my gut and head that 1- I am scared of success and 2- I have never marketed before. Oh yes, number 3- is I really don't have anything to work with and that is why I haven't up - graded
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SuzetteH Premium
Let me see if I can a little bit Tracy.

#1 success will come gradually. It won't happen all at once and hit you in the face by surprise :)

#2. So many of us here have never had this experience before. One great reason to be here. You will never find a more helpful and supportive community of members to help you along your journey.

#3. I am not sure by what you mean by you don't really have anything to work with? All it really takes to begin with is an internet connection. Is that the type of thing you are referring to?

Please remember to follow the training as it is set up, then if you have any questions that you can't find by doing a search, by all means, ask questions.

We all need help and even encouragement and you will find both here at Wealthy Affiliate
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MsMerry Premium
Annette, I can relate to what you are saying and feeling. That fear of success can be so deeply embedded that a lot of people don't even realize they are doing their own sabotaging and thus creating failure.
Don't be afraid, as Suzette says, it is gradual. The hardest thing is the patience and focus. You, me and everyone else has at least one thing we can offer another person. We just think we don't but if you were to make a short list of a few things you have done, you will smile at yourself because you just proved You Do Have Something to Offer!
I went the opposite of Suzette on your #3 just in case this is what you meant. And as many others will tell you, here is the most sincere and giving group of marketers I have ever seen. We reach out to help and encourage anyone who needs us. And you know it is real because:
1. We didn't sponsor you
2. We are not bombarding you with a bunch of offers that are for our own gain.
Everywhere else I have been to try and learn before finding WA was this way. Everyone it seemed had a hidden agenda. Wishing you the very best, Annette.
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Domerdog Premium
The additional concern, especially with point # 2, is not just with the individual, but also with the owners, coaches, and mentors too. If an owner/coach/mentor does not want to share his/her secrets and/or properly train others and/or give the tools for others to succeed, the individual will truly fail. For example, just because one has taken a high school chemistry class, does not make him/her a practicing chemist. The same is true for people getting into e-businesses too. Without the proper coaching, support, and tools for success (which is a growing process and not a one-day process), the individual will fail. This is why WA is a success and similar e-businesses fail (i.e. because of the unethical and immoral behaviors of the owners and coaches) and possibly the reason why individuals want others to do the work for them (i.e. they are inexperienced and others will not help them to grow and succeed).
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RobinM2 Premium
I appreciate your message and the comment about an instant success mentality. Success is such a process. That's why I am making sure this is how I want to invest my time, first of all, and can I do successfully. I'm very thankful for all the tools you offer in WA.
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Ghunt1 Premium
I understand what Kyle is saying here. I never think of rushing to make money instantly, knowledge to me is the key here. Asking someone how much they are making is like: ''O yea I want to make what he/she is making'', then to be disappointed later on.

Hey everyone got talent here, why want to be a surgeon just because they make good money knowing you can't stand dealing with blood, incision or wound, no way you can be good at it.
DO YOUR THING.
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I know that it takes work to progress I ask questions because its something I don't know I am new to the computer so its taking me longer to get going but I never knew that by me asking questions would make me be a failure wow a first for me
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Magieken Premium
I think the point that Kyle is making is not about asking questions but more about attitude. I never ask anyone how much they make because I was brought up that it was rude. Yes, we all want to make money as we build our business but we need to focus fully on what we put in before we can expect to take out.
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I never feel business are made in a day. It don't matter what people make as long I can make something. tired of not making it on line. I understand about asking people I don't like to ask unless I cant find an answer. This program has helped me more than another one I have been on . Thank You .
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Thanks karl i have so many questions on my mind. I can not yet speal it out jusr yet.not until i get into the premium. Later today you will be expecting to hear a lot of questions behind my mind this past 10 days. And im willing to uplad all my work or blog writings later when i go premium.im putting all my trust and hoping to gain knowledge from you guys in the community. When im waiting this past few days i actually did some writings in short im working my mind while im nurishing my self with words of encouragement to gain me confidence to take action right now if i want success. One thing is on my mind right now i want that SUCCESS and im going to get it. Im willing to learn new things and be consistent im doing what it is to be done to reach the top.God Bless Every one here and God bless the owners of wealthy affiliate for being so consistent in acheiving their goals and that is i believe is not giving up on affiliates like me.more success to us. WE CREATE OUR FUTURE.lets make a differece in this world.spread our success.
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chucknix53 Premium
I am stuck on what I should be focusing on to sell. I know a lot about guns and hunting but the competition is very strong. I don't want to buy inventory and I have used drop shipping before but the cost are too high. I've tried EBay but again their Commission is very high along with PayPal fees. I need help as to what I need to do about creamy website.
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joshlegacy Premium
success doesn't happen overnight it takes hard work and dedication...easy money never really last... but sincerely sometimes to take the big leap you have to take care of the basics like for instance putting food on the table it might not be a big deal for most but for some it is. how would u sit hours on the computer trying to grow some thing that would earn u well in a long period when you not sure of the money for feeding tomorrow...its like a song writer said am trying to see the forest but theirs this one tree....just saying diff strokes for different peps.
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Magieken Premium
You are right. That is why WA advises people to keep their day jog until your site makes enough money to support you. Never throw away the definite for the maybe. It does take time and you still have bills coming in so do WA part time. There is a guy here on WA who has been at it for years and doing great. He says you need to devote 10 hours per week to your online business. Remember slow and steady wins the race.
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roamy Premium
Interesting.I learned from a very early age never to ask what anyone earns and I will feel too humiliated if I had to ask,what should make it right to ask online?
Anyone honest with themselves knows real well there is NEVER an immediate success in anything you do online or offline. Even learning to write the alphabet takes real time and effort. Having said that, success is relative and means different things to different people.
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Magieken Premium
You are absolutely right.
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Truth is that wealth is just made,it is only those people who have got faith in themselves that achieve in this life. Achievers are those who are capable of facing the consequences with humility. It is that attribute that will enable them to keep moving in the most sombre circumstances.
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Yes it's nice to know if a program is working but when you repeatedly ask upfront how long did it take you to start earning will not tell you if that will be your result. How many hours people invest in their websites and promoting their site and the quality of content is what will determine how successful you are. Just getting my sites prepared is taking me hours a day of preparing and learning.
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Very practical. I like what you said. I'm just getting started!
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AmadaB Premium
Good post. We are human and sometimes we get side tracked and sometimes get impatient. But that is when I tell myself, "Rome was not built in a day." Take a deep breath, let it out and keep moving forward. I do agree with not focusing on others income instead focus on what one needs and wants.
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Magieken Premium
You are absolutely right. Anything worthwhile in life takes time so keep going and don't get distracted.
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FranKleiner Premium
I just signed up for premium. Had a bad experience with current website I have, but partially my fault--didn't do the research before diving in. I have website about pets--chose that topic because I love animals. Am a 68-year old who still works full-time as an executive assistant and want to supplement my income when I retire. I am willing to do the work, not expecting someone else to do it; can't afford to have anyone else do it, but really want to give this another shot. I spent $4500 for a company to build a website for me, got it monetized, but really didn't have enough experience. They gave me some support in the beginning but after awhile left me to flounder on my own, so I am looking for some help to get things going again and hopefully make some money.
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SuzetteH Premium
Wow, you really got screwed didn't you. I am so sorry to hear this. You know, some people just suck! I promise you, you will not find that here at Wealthy Affiliate. There is no floundering allowed! LOL.

With the knowledge you gain here, with you doing your own work, you will see that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow if you don't give up.

Best wishes my friend, just give out holler if you need anything.
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FranKleiner Premium
Thank you very much Suzette for the encouragement to continue. I have a very long commute back and forth to work so I'll be trying to work on my business and website after work and on weekends. If you have a moment, my current website is www.petcousin.com. Please take a look. I'm not sure if I'll be able to continue working on this website or if I will have to start over because current company I went with (Vibrant Web) has control over certain things with this website. I have access to the back door of the website and can post articles and banners in the body of the website. I have to ask them to replace banners along the side. I believe my biggest problem is learning how to draw traffic to the website. Also, with my Ebay store, I was set up to use DOBA as a drop ship company and was wondering if their is a better one. I think it boils down to how much freedom I will have with this website to do things on my own.
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SuzetteH Premium
Your very welcome Fran.
I would be my pleasure to check out your website.

I have to be honest with you upfront. I have no idea what Vibrant Web is let alone why they would have ANY control over what you do here at Wealthy Affiliate. It sounds to me like they may be hosting your currant website. If this is true, you may want to think about transferring your website to be hosted here at WA.

I see you are a Premium member. You have access to this exceptional training by one of the best training members here at WA. Marion Black Again, I am not familiar with owning an Ebay store or any drop box companies so, I can't help you there either.

Perhaps another member here who is knowledgeable in this area can give you some insight.

If no one responds to this thread, ask it as a question. Click the pen icon located by your rank # (top right hand corner). Click on "Ask A Question" and follow the instructions.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
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FranKleiner Premium
Thank you Suzzette once again for responding to my comment. Vibrant Web is the company that is hosting my website. I would like to get out from under them and transfer my website to Wealthy Affiliates. Their servers are very slow which is probably another reason why I'm not getting much traffic to my site. I will check out the link you gave me to Marion Black. Thanks again.
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I am sorry that I have not been in the game. I really thought I could do this along with my own home business that I started 8 years ago.

I have hit this snag in the road and find there is not the time left over to do everything in the day.

What I am going to do is set a side every day one hour to work on the course and i am not sure about the discussions. My input may be short and sweet.
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SuzetteH Premium
Sometimes short and sweet is best Dott. You do what ever you have to do my friend. We are always here if you need anything.
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Magieken Premium
I'm like you Dot, not nearly enough hours in the day is there. Best of luck to you.
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I think this is very astute, as are the comments below about staying focused, maintaining action and avoiding procrastination. The three traits Kyle identified I believe lean toward attitude and ethic; the latter three are more about not making a suitable PLAN to get things up and running.
One final trait for success to point out is consistent persistence, which is self-explanatory.
If writing a daily blog, it has to be DAILY. Generating content at first seemed pretty daunting; a significant commitment, but then as I undertook daily writing, its now a respite from my other writing work.
I'm having fun and discovering an entire new world! Many thanks WA!
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Olexsandr Premium
Hello . I want to say I have not met. Something like wa. The result is that I'm a little stuck so this from the idler that. So many factors affect success in business. And especially in that where only you learn to swim. So to speak. I wish you success in achieving the goals that each of us puts at the beginning of the journey. Olexsandr.
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sinelia2017 Premium
Tell you the truth WA is a difficult platform to Biggins with it is a great team platform when its comes following you or likes your post, but really to help you find your way if lost in this platform....
There is a lot to read and watch, it will take you more money to navigate this platform than make any. It will be fair to learn at $ 19 than $50 after you graduate start making money then pay a hire rate.
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i just signed up a few days ago, not realizing my 7 day permission started then too. so I started my training earl this morning. I have wasted 3 days. I am afraid of not being able to ask pertinent start-up questions because of my missed 3 days. can I order the premium package via mail with a check or money order?
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greytmom5 Premium
I don't believe that is possible. I think you have to have a credit or debit card or use paypal. If you have a checking account, and it sounds like you do, set up a paypal account and pay with that.
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ericcantu Premium
When I first joined I went premium after 2 days because I saw the training and everything it had to offer and I new I'd be sticking around a while. Plus, instead of looking at this as a free 7 day trial, I looked at it as a $19 full month trial.

I told myself I'd give myself a full month of premium to really see what it had to offer, and that's what I suggest to you.

It's hard to beat a month for $19.

But, no, I don't believe you can pay with check or money order. The payment online is very secure, though. Nothing to worry about with that.
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accad Premium
Before I learned to love the internet venture and came here at Wealthy Affiliate. The first question in my mind is, is there really money on online. This is part of learning the things around us. I grew in a world of jungles and I'm a late bloomer when it comes to technology. So to satisfy myself if this really works I have to know somebody who really experienced having an income from the online business other than the owners of domain and web hosts.
The only thing that quenched my thirst of asking the same question is when I read the testimonies of some of WA community members.

Sir, my teacher Kyle, you said: There is no reason to ever ask if someone is making online or not. I'm sorry but I would refute this.

The approach of the scammers is to offer a get rich quick and a system that does the work and many have been victimized. Meaning it is not true. So if they go anywhere else they would find someone that could help them get out of their doubts. One major reason is many are experiencing financial constraints so it would be wise to know that somebody is really having success on the venture they are in.

Having said all these, you should be happy if a critical somebody stays with Wealthy Affiliate because he has been transformed and that is part of education. I am happy too because I'm one of them.

It is my plea that you extend your limit beyond the limits of your students. But do not prolong the agony if there is really a system that works for the benefit of the community that doesn't rely on their capabilities but you alone and no one else as the domain and web host.

We trust in you! You are our business affiliate and you share a percentage of our success.

Thank you very much, I expressed my feelings.
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Hi Kyle, can't say this applies to my situation as I know it's nothing but work that is going to get me the results I'm looking for...I know people that are creating great lives with their online businesses so I know if they can do it I can do it too. Thanks for your tips and encouragement.
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sinelia2017 Premium
you speak medical terms here!
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This is right. I have gone from one program to another and tried to make money it does't work.I hope with the right training and program I can help me and others to be successful in life.I am retired and have the time and not a lot of money but I will never quit working on it.
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JohnDen Premium
Sounds like we have a lot in common. Good luck friend
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Hi Kyle,

Thank you for inviting me to join this discussion. I believe that the REAL SUCCESS comes from HARD WORK. But not all hard work bears success. I am into online selling but was fooled twice. I lost my little capital spent. But I never stop selling online despite what happened because this is what I like and the little earning I get helps.I learned a lesson too.
You are right Kyle, "there is still HOPE." This hope is coming from the people around us who continue to inspire others, from the people who cares and from the people who value life most.

Cheers,
Marisol,
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When I first started looking for online opportunities to make money I believed the get rich overnight hype but very quickly found out that hype was all it was. I have been almost two years now trying to find the real one that really works and really pays. So I know it is not going to happen overnight and will require work, dedication and commitment. I have just completed course 1 but don't have a way to pay for the upgrade but I will not be giving up. I will find a way because I want to complete this training and be successful.
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JohnDen Premium
Don't worry about upgrading just now, you can still get help by asking questions. I did the same thing, waited a year before going premium. You can still earn with your free membership and siterubix website. If you need any help, private message me, and I will do my best to help you. Keep plugging away and stay positive.
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So, is it okay to continue my free membership? But couldn't avail for the big discount for the first month, right? How long have been with WA?
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sinelia2017 Premium
in the mean times somebody is making a killing every day, get your own niche!
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I think a lot of times too others it looks like instant success not seeing the hard work that led up to the success.

I like some of the quotes from Napoleon Hill:
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

“When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

Just to name a few.

Your never a failure till you give up. Never give up.
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I think failing online is pretty subjective. Some people can probably make billions of dollars online but it doesn't mean that if you don't, you're a failure.

The problem I'm seeing with trying to make it online is the wealth of information you get almost everywhere. It's just too exciting! You don't even know where to begin or which ones to prioritize.
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Thanks for the insight Kyle. I fall into the category of wanting to make in online but do not have the finances to join things so I need to rely on free methods and places where I can be a free member/ affiliate promoting a product and hopefully ge some sales so that I can have seed money...
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JohnDen Premium
All affiliate programs are free, most of us start with Amazon. You can also do a Google search for a program in your niche . Good luck.
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Magieken Premium
I don't belong in any of those three.
(1)I know there is no such thing as 'instant success'. Anything worthwhile takes time.
(2) I struggle at times but I do all my own stuff.
(3) I was taught it is rude to ask someone how much money they have, earn or spend.
For me, the greatest reward here at WA is the education I am receiving and the support that is always there for all of us.
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LaurieB2 Premium
Here,here.
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I know that I will have success online. The main thing is to understand how things work. Rushing to success is not the way forward. There is much to learn and once I feel the time is right for me then. Lets say after the six lessons have been well understood.
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JmMendez Premium
I learned that the hard way lol. Right now I am just working to get myself back on track not just online but in my personal life too. I have noticed the problem with myself is I live like Im rich but Im not. Success happens daily it builds up it is not fast or immediate.
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These are AMAZING words, well said Kyle. Especially nr 2 gives gives me a good push in the right direction. Not letting people do the work for you!!

I know I should do things that are not easy to do, but things that are hard to accomplish (an online business for example). Because I personally believe that with hard work and determination I will succeed and reach my goals. It just gonna take some time, and maybe even longer then someone else's path. But hey am 24, so I have some time left before retiring haha. The fact of matter is that in the End all your work, time and sweat will pay off!! After my hard work I can always hire Carl and Kyle hihihi, kidding guys...luv ya!! Thank you for sharing!

Kind regards
Humba
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I started blogging in 2014 and I have been on free blogspot for some good time up to now until recently when I bought a domain name and I am launching my customized domain. Really, I have never thought that making money will ever be easy or that quick. I am also not a professional IT guy yet I have done so many things myself. Yes, it takes me time while I am reading through tutorials before I can figure out something but I am happy about doing things myself. For God's sake, I have never asked anyone about his earnings, and I will never. But the question is: Why is it that people don't subscribe to my blog and yet I believe I have written great content for some good time.? Yeah, I am a little disappointed.
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Tamzon Premium
A lot of people will just find your blog, read the post and leave, it's the nature of the beast,

That is why people have pop up and things offering an ethical bribe, EG: an exit pop up saying WAIT before you do why don't you get a free report or ebook on how to save money, or 5 tips to lose weight or what ever your blog is about.

They have to enter an email address to get the report or ebook.

You then contact them via email. With blog updates or product reviews
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KMeyer Premium
Hello, my answer to your question is. Have you researched the audience your trying to influence? Discovering the questions or the information your readers are trying to find out. Might be a way to generate the traffic and the people your trying to reach. Take the time to find out who is and what your audience is interested in.
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Magieken Premium
I think a lot of people are very cautious about giving up their email address etc. Often when you sign up for emails your inbox becomes full of spam. You need to offer something that is original & too good to refuse if they sign up.
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Thank you so much. Talking about email list, what happens to my list when I change companies. For example, if I use an email marketing company A but would want go change to another company B after some time, what happens to the email list I compiled while at the Company A? Thanks so much.
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Magieken Premium
I'm not sure if you mean your autoresponder or if you mean a list you compiled from a different type of business. For example, if you have a list for your Wealthy Affiliate site or a site selling a different product such as cameras. I guess it comes down to what your list signed up to.
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Oh I mean the email list we create of subscribers using an email marketing software or company like benchmark and others. Do you still access your list of you change the company or you lose your clients contacts?
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Tamzon Premium
If it was you that collected the list, the list is yours to use Any time. Not 100% sure what you mean by change company tho. Do you mean change company you work for eggs different website or different email company?

It shouldn't make a difference, any way it's your list I have 3 lists on 3 different email marketing providers, GVO, mail chimp and get response
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try getting your blog on as many search engines as possible (SEO=" search engine optimization ") start with google- search "search engines" and make a list, then submit your blog to as many as possible. it takes 24-72hrs to show up. also keywords- as many as you can think of. best of luck to all
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I'm not expecting instant success I just dont have the ability to do this...I'm just not mentally able to do it...And like you say, I'm not going to ask anybody to do it for me, and I sure don't have the money to pay someone...I'll stay enrolled, just to read the different things....
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I LIKED YOUR MESSAGE. You are a humble individual who lacks a little bit of confidence. IF YOU keep desiring success you will have it one day because you are not afraid of hard work. Please keep me informed on your progress. You are going to do well. It will just take time and effort. Take care and best wishes. tripower.
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I'm not expecting instant success or anyone to do my work for me, and I don't care what others are making. I am just focusing on getting myself sorted to be able to achieve the goals I have set out.

Knowing what others make doesn't help your own situation in any way so why waste time thinking about it.
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I joined WA not to become wealhthy or to get rich overnight thats only a pipedream i want learn something new .But what makes me negative about this is you send me messages and when i want to open the message only when i upgrade to Premuim also unable to access all the features you must upgrade first my financial situation is i dont have the money to upgrade so looks like i am wasting my time and yours
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Yeahmm.thats me .....this thing seems like a pyramid scheme..you HAVE to give them money...just to LEARN to make money....and thats wrong...there are THOUSANDS OF. FREE websites that will tell you how to start an online business
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That's true. But this website is way more information and helpful than other websites. I would stay with Wealthy Affiliate. It's more of a perfect guide for you and your online business.
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soniaR1 Premium
This is definitely a right attitude to achieve what you want. But, you can get unsure if you are up to it when it was a necessity which pushed you in this direction. There are people who do this kind of work for fun and they get results very quickly, others have to take some time to explore and see if they are cut out for this.
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Alan-C Premium
Very succinct and sums the situation really well. It is also a good reminder to keep on working every day for success.

I also think that since this is the way much of the internet hype is marketed, instant success. E.g. "I made $1,000,000 in my first year"

It is also a symptom of TV and movies we watch. At the start of the movie we see someone who wants to be an Olympic Champion and by the end of the movie they made it. It any took 2 hours! We can never really see or feel the pain they have to go though to get there. We come away with a feeling that instant success is possible.
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Roberts68 Premium
Since I signed up for the free offer and what I have read and found out about the WA program it is not an overnight sucess. It will require alot of work and input. But setting goals makes the difference for me. I'am not interested in what other persons sucess is , just they succeeded.
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Thanks for the facts Kyle.You know,...I use to think like this in reference to example #1 where I wanted everything to happen fast. I've changed my mind from thinking this way a few years ago,and I've realized seriously,that nothing happens overnight. You have to know the ins and outs if you want to understand anything in depth.That's why I came and join the wealthy affiliates program.to connect the dots.
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EdV
Thank you for the tip Kyle. I personally don't care what other people make and I certainly dont expect instant results.. I willing to commit the time, I just need to focus on settling into my new home so progress for me is a little slow at the moment. But come beginning of February it's go time.
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Very true,determination is only the key for success. To be true is I never seek somebody's help.as far as my concerned here is that,I have never been tried this before so I patiently working on it slow by pace.thanks to any -akind of assurance that could be made, that will be available.
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CRutherford1 Premium
I believe in what you have written to be true! It does take work and dedication to build a business and I have never received anything for free there is always a cost in one form or another.
Success is measured in many ways not just by how much money you make.
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Grateful.!
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Hi Kyle, I just read what you said about starting off online one the wrong foot, and I totally agree with you. I completely understand that I need to work hard and very diligently, because I realized a long time ago that anything worthwhile or anything of value that you want to achieve you have to make it your top priority, because as you told me a few days ago, it's all up to me and what I personally want for myself, I personally never ask anyone what they make online because from my own research I know there are people making as much or as little as they want, and I would prefer to learn all that I can in this forum to the point that when I am completely versed in it that I can in turn help someone else understand it the way that you guys are helping me to understand it, I personally believe we never stop learning, but when we learn we can also help other people. So I will continue with the training and I will overcome whatever obstacles that may come up, so that I can take this online business beyond the limits of even my own thoughts, and also be successful at it.
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Those are great 3 points for me to consider. Yes, like any business, it takes effort to get the results you want. It's not a 'get rich quick' scheme at all but takes dedication and work. I'm glad to know that Wealthy Affiliate provides consistent support if we have any questions. Keep up the good work.
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kyle, Actually i want to follow all your instructions. thanks to u for giving me your valuable time. from the beginning you always try to support me by providing mails. i am so much greatful to you. i wanted to be a successor. u know it very well that i am a student from bangladesh. i have to maintain all my expenses by tution. my aim was to help the indigent students. bt latter i found that to work here i have to be a premium member by $19. its really difficult fr me to pay..... so i wanna leave....thank u kyle fr your friendly attitude to me. bye.
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The truth has been spoken. Plain and simple.

You have to take responsibility for your own actions both online and offline.

Show me an honest "get-rich-quick" scheme and I'll show you many "get-robbed-quick" scams impressing forbidden habits upon the minds of many looking for the easy way out.

If you're willing to invest in yourself( time, energy, effort, resources ) and not afraid of a gift called hard work( "sweat of my brow" type of hard work ), the rewards you will receive from building something from the ground up with your own hands is...Priceless!
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accad Premium
I do agree with Kyle in his point of view. Nevertheless, he speaks for himself as a computer expert, internet expert who has the edge over other people who are coming to learn from Wealthy Affiliate University.

We often ask the recurring question, is there really money online, how is it? Is there really a system that gives tons of money, where is it? Is having mere website can leverage other people, how long and when?

We as newbies, or I call it myself a computer illiterate and an internet idiot grope in the dark because we don't know the skills on how to do it and we need the assurance that after certain stages of learning we can have a glimpse of the truth, that the answers to the questions are all possible.

By mere setting up our website is a grueling task. It is not easy to put in content to the "about page", "privacy policy page", and other pages needed to be filled up. The tendency is to copy and paste some just to have content but this have to be original. How can anyone be out of plagiarism when you are hard up of creating your own?

Yes there are lessons to be followed, walk through videos that guide but after all those the hard work still comes. You work on your niche and this is not a joke. I myself stalls on this part because, honestly I do have difficulty in English language.

To all of us who are learning, I have come to the realization that we will not have immediate income if we haven't yet put in content to your websites. This will be a long time. Expect the hard thing of renewing your premium membership until you have really put something valuable in your site that people around the world will buy.
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Labman Premium
It is true that it will take time. It takes time to learn but you are investing in yourself. Instant gratification in anything you do is fleeting.

The lessons will help you in the right direction but it will take dedication and concerted effort.
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EMiniely Premium
Well said Accad
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I completely agree with you Kyle and luckily for me, I don't believe or do any of those three things, I know it's not an 'overnight fix', like putting a band aid on a cut, and I wouldn't dream of asking anyone what they earn - online or not, and I fully appreciate that I am the one who has to put the hours, blood , sweat etc in to achieve any level of success
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I don't want aythers to do the hard wok for me.i made a website called market.i still work on it.but I still can't understand how can I make money from it if i am not going to advertise it on google and leave it just on wealthy affiliate.thanks for your interest.
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katkatskitchen Premium
As the training goes on it will explain how you can make money from it. You are not advertising it on Google in the sense of paid advertising. You are aiming to get your site indexed as a first step. This means that Google can see the site. Later, you are looking to getting your site ranked. A site ranking means that Google gives it a thumbs up in terms of authority.

The more content you have on your website the more it looks to be an authority site.
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Excelent point! Every people wants to get money fast and at the end, they will get scamed one and over again. That is my case. Determination and learning, is the base of succeed. Some people must understand that all people (specially YouTubers) who earned big prizes was one of two things: 1. Worked from many years after failing, 2. What they did, good or bad, were exceptional cases of succeed above others fallen. You must understand it before give up. Keep trying harder and harder and you will see the results.
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CRutherford1 Premium
I have completed over one year as an Internet marketer and I can tell you for certain that you won't become a millionaire overnight. It does take dedication, education, work and investment. A little luck helps, I do find that the harder you work the better your luck is. I a really glad I have found WA now I can set up my business properly.
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harley1101 Premium
Can't agree more , you see this in all kinds of jobs and work just not with WA. Got to still work hard ,smart , and put your time in. The success comes in time whether it be money or happiness doesn't matter. If you want instant success sign up for one of them " earn $3000 a day" work from home websites !
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Kyle, You are absolutely correct. Even people who have extraordinary results (in any business) had to work like crazy to get those results. As one of my mentors always says, success in business takes "massive action and constant correction". The more work you do in a shorter period of time normally lend to quicker results, but you also have to learn to correct mistakes quicker as well.
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katkatskitchen Premium
You also have to grasp that failure is part of the learning process
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i am old enough to understand that success is only possible with a positive frame of mind that believes that nothing happens without consistent work and effort
Every circumstance in my life is like a page that has taught me something valuable.
people who think they can make money fast are dreaming as there is nothing called the quick fix. It depends on us, how we analyze the lessons these circumstances has taught us or just move on
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#1: You want instant success and you believe this is possible. This is called the lottery. And a little bit of luck is always involved as well with the best websites in the world.
However, you are hitting the nail on its head. One has to saw out properly on a well cultivated soil to achieve a good and perhaps even over the normal rated harvest [in business terms profitable sales]. Soil cultivation is one huge topic in itself, as it requires a deep understanding of the natural laws. Unfortunately, many people these days live on horrible take a ways and shakes [one big reason why the developed world suffers from obesity and other related health issues]. This brings me to your expression under number two.
#2: You expect other people to do the work for you. This is only OK when you can afford to hire help.
Unfortunately, we live in a world of expectations, which have grown so high that people now often think, that they have a right to demand outrages results. Often without any understanding what the actual consequence is behind their demand [and how can they know, when they actually have no idea what it takes to achieve certain things].
However, there is a plain fact of live. If one does not put in the work and really has the will to do the work [and with that I mean also do the associate learning of skills] one will never become a master in this field. And that is the plain fact in most industries or whatever one does. Such as be a famous sports person, writer, online entrepreneur, teacher, trades person, doctors, dentists, lawyers etc.
Let’s here reflect a little. Why do we purchase the coffee at a certain place, or eat the croissant from a certain bakery? It’s because we are happy to pay the prize and receive also [and this is the most important part] a very good product and customer service. Both fulfil the law of attraction. How did these two companies achieve this? Often through the determination and passion to be number one in this very specific niche. And one only gets there by education, education and again education and putting in the extra mile - all with the goal to serve the client and by giving a 100% service and by adding value to the customer’s life.
I know we live in a world of outsourcing and all we require to do is employ the right person/company for the job. Well, it’s not that simple. This also means that one requires total trust in the outsourcing company and often more than not, clients negotiate hare to pay as little as possible for such a service. Further, if things go wrong and one requires to make decisions but has not got the skill’s [because perhaps at this very vital moment the outsourcing company has gone under] because the whole business plan has relied solely on the outsourcing company, things usually get even worse before they get better. Or one is in the predicament to have to find quickly somebody else to be able to do the job. And often this person comes with a hefty prize attached.

#3: You constantly ask people what they earn online. Of course we do this, because we want to know if we are not the only one who is losing and not winning in that particular field? There is nothing more satisfying than to know that one is not behind the other person. It’s a normal competitive issue that we human beings are dealing with on a daily basis. If you know that you are not struggling alone and that there are others out in the playing field [call it economy] who are dealing with the same issues - it makes one feel good. The truth is though that one is not being honest at this very moment with one selves. It makes one think when one person is really being very successful and can demonstrate this on many levels.
However, the answer should be that one in all honesty has to ask one selves what am I doing wrong? Or where can I improve and really find a way to supply better services and add value to the client. Here again the answer is easy – there are no free lunches – its working hard and smart and using the time focused with determination and a daily business plan.
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Nicely explained
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Houblac36 Premium
Thanks Kyle for the very informative article.
I have actually came up with a good theme and being writing things down like crazy,, really trying to grasp what I'm walking into. As I do more research to get my website up, I'm getting more excited about it... And Kyle at one point I was #1 in da article, but my mindset nowadays is about how im gonna make a change.

And I can say since I been here in the w.a community, I really do see the positive outcomes.... I'm excited and. Happy to meet you!!

And don't worry when I worked out this quiche, I'm gonna be rolling... Thanks again!!
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dkohsh88 Premium
Yes,indeed.It is a real,realistic and pragmatic world out there.Almost everything is about money although there are lots of emphasis on passion in life.They are so many situations that can cause people to fail.I had a business friend in the past who said that going into business is for the money.If not why go into business when the aim is not to make money.I used to envy people who are very rich and curious how they create their wealth.Until i learnt that they put in lots of hardwork and start out with humble beginning.

Kyle,good point.
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Well according to your post and your experience I am hoping that I can make a difference and a success of my website! I know that I have a lot of work to do, which doesn't actually ever end but should get a bit easier over time. I definitely don't expect instant gratification and I know it will take a while! Lastly I would rather do the work myself anyway because, even though it might take longer, I know it's done properly! Thanks for this post!
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SaraPeerson Premium
I totally understand where you are coming from when you say that if someone is expecting to get cash in their pockets over night with little to no work they are not going to find it and most likely going to give up and walk away. I mean come on people we all are very smart, so when you think back to what our parents would say if it sounds to good to be real it most likely not real. If you are planning to pay for some system online and play the cds and do only the basic amount of work then you will only get basically the equal amount of money in return. However if you put time, work, your full attention, and listen to the those who have been where you are and made it. Then and only then will you see results you will love! Now who should you devote your time, money, and hard work FOR....is what I believe makes all the different in the WORLD!! In order for you to really know who you should pick you should do your homework on that person first. Which means go online and look them up and read about them. Read about the programs they are telling you to follow and read about the ups and downs. Read all the information available before choosing and most importantly don't give up as well as remember that a good thing can't be built overnight! Every good thing takes time, work, and some investments too!! If you are ready to do that then you are ready to do anything!
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Even as an employee at a company it takes hard work to not only b seen but noticed swell.#i just want to be more ,do more and know i did it mistakes and all,i did it.advice would be awesome here,i have a low income to,but not sure I'm willing to take insult,i have never allowed people to do my job for me,so advise would b nice...I've invested in many crappy things losing the money, so I'm gathering this dep osit thing so i can try my heart at something new and help 24/7 i cant deny its better then the dark
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Hi Kyle, I am realy sorry you try to qualify me as described above. Maybe I had bad expectations that I will be able to handle majority of issues on my own. Unfortunately, I cannot afford to hire your help. Sorry. From your point of view I fail to go on. Wish you all the best, Jan
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Hi Jan, ... I dont think that he qualify you as described above. Because many of online worker are tend to choose quick fix. And he warn us to not choose that direction.
Try to choose to build sustainable long term profitable online.business, I guess that what Kyle suggest to the reader, to all of us. Yes, it takes consistency, confident, realistic plan and good ethic, not a short cut.
I hope you okay with my concern, dont feel guilt, we live for happiness.
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FFaught Premium
So far my involvement with this organization and the information that is disseminated is tantamount to be dying of thirst, then trying to get a drink of water from a fire plug and hose with the valve wide open. So far it has done nothing but blow my lips off my face. In this pearl of wisdom you went step by step - 1 2 3, which ironically is the way I learn. So why don't you do this with the basics of setting up my online business? Completing one step at a time. Start with step 1 - complete...before moving to step 2 - complete...before moving to step 3.... and so forth until the business is set up and ready to launch......help!!!! Regards Forrest
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katkatskitchen Premium
That is exactly how the training is set up. You start at the green button - get started here and move through the lessons when you have completed one lesson you tick the boxes to say it's completed .
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Sacrifice. We all know this is the only solution to success. I really feel that this is best track to run that I have seen yet. I do see the notice below. Purging and unsubscribing from all kinds of content which has not served my greater purpose. I can't wait to be in a position to run the new groove!!!
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Very nice advice kyle thank you for this.. hope that you dont stop sending me some email regarding on how to start online business
Even though im not a premiun member. All of your emails to me i stored it all and read it repeatedly to understand what is WA.
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Thanks Kyle, the online success is like success in anything one does. I call it VAA. Visualize, Act and Achieve. I am looking forward to earning those $100s of thousands of course with many hours daily following the already laid up plan for success. I can't ask for anymore than that. I am great full I landed on this site.
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Thanks Kyle I see this very clear. You are true. My situation is neither though this is why.
#1. I know that even minimum success comes at the expense of due diligence, determination and willingness.
#2. I spend my share of hours online gathering more experience than just a little bit. I don't mind putting good use to my efforts.
Online is a 180% shift from building homes.
#3. I might have a big nose. But I am not nosey enough to ask what a person makes. Lol. But what does the surveys supposed to be paying me. Lol. Just kidding.
Seriously though I struggle because of the lack of any kind of capital. The little money I get to make is gone before the ink dries.
I have set what little I could to the side and bought programs that win in I was expected to pay for the next step and then so on.
I have tried the online surveys and that a real hoot. You would think I was watching a sporting event if you was my neighbor from me shouting at my galaxy threatening to sell if it let one more survey lead me to another survey. I truly want to earn a living online because I have to. Everything is riding on the line.
I have a couple of topics that would make for good discusions.
But I do see you point Kyle. There is another class that I quess? And by the way thanks for the invite to this discusion.
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Hi everyone,i hear what you saying Kyle it makes clear sense,amd on the other hand I am just struggling to understand how this online business works .Ha ha don't get me wrong the course is straight forward and helpful but I just struggle when I have to put it into work,can you guys help
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JohnDen Premium
What is that you need help with? There is always someone here to lend a hand.
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DarenSaid, iam a new bee but I am following along better after viewing the training videos. So, right after the video I go straight into my websight and implement what I saw in the video. It helps me a lot.
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i do understand what kyle is saying ... i am experiencing it on my own blog with i am blogging my memoir and lots of patience weeks and month... now ... well it is better with a large audiance now i need to get them to sign up so i think i am in that same boat and understand... it will happen with my memoir and this it takes time and work with support and realistic goal.

what about business plan? Do you recommend Kyle doing that? and if so do u have any in mind?
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oh i meant to say i did not see the coorelation until i got your message but now i see clearly ... on what i need to do. and how patience is very important ... i feel and be consistance right? thank you again Kyle. :) blessings to you and yours and all WA people
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hai,
Whenever i try to ask some questions, ofen i seen "upgrade to Primium". Even I am not started working this job, I have not know the details to work or learn to work or what is what. If I well verse in it then I can upgrade ( I have not seen any earning on my part and how can I invest some amount for upgrade.
V. Selvamani
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i hear you ... good question
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alexys Premium
I'm confused. I have asked for guidance on forming a website on
a number of occasions and have not received any. I asked If I have protection for my website and domain name. I have received no help. NONE of my questions have been answered.
The irony of all this is that you folks have stressed,help from
the beginning. Dave
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SuzetteH Premium
I replied to your first complaint a day ago Dave. You didn't answer my question. I will ask again, Are you following the training as it is set up?
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Building a business is a process, whether online or offline. And there is a difference between a business and a job. You earn a living from a job, but you earn a fortune from a business that you have built.

A business is an investment of money, time, energy, skills, knowledge and many other things. It is like sowing a seed, watering it for many years and then it begins to have deep roots and you wouldn't have to water it again but you enjoy the fruits of it.

So Kyle, as for me I don't approach business building like that...it's the best investment...!!!
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Thanks Kyle for the insight. I feel like the ocean turtle with some setbacks, but I know I will reach the ocean (web) soon. Then earn some finances for premium membership(not an easy task when you don't have a job). However, there is a job on the horizon that will finance my premium membership. It might cost me at first full price, but it will be worth it. Thanks again, DJ
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Thanks Kyle for the challenge. One more thing I may add is the saying of old that; “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. We got to takeoff if at all we expect any returns. This off course doesn’t mean exclusion from myriads of challenges and setbacks, but I’m determined to be focused and stride on!
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lucykemunto Premium
Great discussion,at the beginning of any venture, one is filled with a lot of enthusiasm that things will goner work out,however,this is only possible if they right steps are followed,and Kyle is able coaching us on this.I personally do not want to fail,i want to put my best foot forward for success.
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welder381 Premium
This is part of the reason I quit when I first tried this years ago, I wanted instant success. If I may add, another reason for failure is a lack of good training. However, it seems to me so far that there is plenty of good training here at WA.
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-=A pleasant day to you kyle, in regards to the 3 things that alerts you of failure. If I am working on a project and I hit snag, I make it known for feedbacks, on joining I was urged to ask questions, seek help. (reciprocity) I will desist. Of the others, none of which are character traits of mine, thank you and keep up the good works.
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l do not want instant success at all but l do want to be a real success thats a fact l do not want other people to do the grunt work for me as l am will to put in the hard work my self thats how to be a real success and to be a stronger person this is what l really want .
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I am still working on my plan. I guess the biggest question is: How do you reach your audience? My plan is different than most. I am saving horses from one of the many kill pens in our country. Personally, I have 12 horses, rescued from Sunnyside kill pen in Washington. I even have a baby and a pregnant mare. They don't care who they kill. They are shipped to other countries and brutally slaughtered for their meat. I want to educate people, make them aware of the things they can do to help. We need their voices, so we can make a difference. Any suggestions?
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JVanDerLaan Premium
I think that is a noble calling!

Follow the training here at WA. It is all geared toward creating a website and reaching your audience.

You are going to need to identify who your audience is and then do keyword research to find out what information your audience is looking for. Then provide that information in such a way that the search engines will view you as a credible authority and rank your site on the first page of rankings.

It may sound complicated, but it really isn't, if you take it one step at a time.
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Thank you! That is very sound advice!
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upsgirl Premium
The concept is the same...you need to start with a narrow niche.
I am finding it hard to determine one for you, though.
If you were doing a Google search, what would you type?
Start there.
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I know, it is hard. I'm not even in this for the money. I want people to know what's happening because most people don't know. I think most people do care though. Thank you for your input, I will keep working on it.
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upsgirl Premium
You are here to make money. That's why we create websites.
Are you set now?
You're welcome!
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lucykemunto Premium
Hi
You are speaking alot of sense, i need to identify who my audience is and what my audience is looking for,and then provide that information.I like this.
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Doreencamero Premium
I am very satisfied with this on line business it's real legit , no scams. Very nice people on the team always there to help or even just to talk. This is somewhat just like any job it takes time to learn and to succeed in life. So the only way to do that in my opinion to be patient .
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lucykemunto Premium
Thanks for the encouragement.
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I am content with this online business, I just need to put my time in working myself up and patience. There were many so called online business I have come across with which at the end I discovered were scams. This one is genuine I have ever come across with.
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lucykemunto Premium
Thanks for the assurance that this particular one is genuine.
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