Something is not right!

Last Update: July 14, 2019

So today I got a dedication badge, this happen in a time that I am starting to doubt everything, my niche, my website, but not the industry.

18 months now since I started my website (in Arabic), I wrote over 40 articles and (How to), (10 Best...) in my niche. The result? $10 in my account.

I targeted the whole middle east to teach them how to play the guitar, and all my tutorials and articles are in Arabic. I even have an online course platform on my website using LifterLMS plugin, which is super by the way.

However, the fact is that most the middles east have a problem with credit card and banking system, so buying online is a big deal for them! That's what I discovered early on in the journey, and this is strike one.

Strike two is I live in Egypt, and Stripe don't run in here so I can't accept debit cards.

Honestly I am totally unmotivated to work on my website for the last 3 months and I am considering to shut the whole thing down, and focus on my online courses on Udemy, as my passive income is growing there each time I launch a new course.

Also my YouTube channel is under review to monetize my videos.

Can anyone here please help me decide what to do, or had the same problems? I could really use the help now.

Thanks a lot.

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FKelso Premium
You do have a unique problem. All the work you have done...there must be some way to find a good market. I think Nadia has a good idea.

Also, as people can watch you as well as read what you write, it seems that YouTube would be the ideal venue. I hope that works for you. Give it a good try before you give up. YouTube is the up and coming thing, so they say.
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Nadia27 Premium
I think you should target Arabic speaking people around the world. And I hope getting YouTube monetization will help you.
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HanyHamed Premium
Hi Nadia, I am in a way. My channel and my website are both in Arabic, but I am doing this cause all the info on guitar online are in English. So it doesn't matter the location.
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MelWaller Premium
Have you tried Paypal for payments?

https://www.paypal.com/eg/webapps/mpp/setup-to-receive-withdraw

Could you also use English for your sites?

Could you target Arabic speakers outside the Middle East?

Every challenge has a solution usually.

To Your Success!

Mel
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Fleeky Premium
Perhaps try an english version?
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Joes946 Premium
Well, I have been to Egypt many times and have many wonderful friends there. Unfortunately, I am at a loss how to help with the credit card situation, however, I am sure we have some members who can help.
Main thing I want to do is encourage you to not quit. There has to be a way and we'll find it!
Hold on...don't quit.
Joe
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