Be Coachable!

Last Update: April 09, 2015

I'm the type of person who is plagued with curiosity to a fault. I often want to learn about things but then get easily distracted either by something that comes up during my daily routine or by something new that I want to find out more about. When I go to a website, it is easy to become consumed with clicking on the many links and pictures that the site may have available.

When I joined Wealthy Affiliate, I got excited because I saw Links to classrooms and certifications courses. What did that mean to me? Structure. Step-by-step. I would be told which direction to go in instead of "getting lost in the forest and having to find my way back."

For some of us, this is not our first rodeo with an online business so it could be easy to view the content of a lesson and think...."Oh I already know that," or "I've heard that before," and skip to the next lesson or skip around and do lessons out of order. I feel that a huge disservice occurs when anyone does that.

Although some of these lessons contain a lot of information that I HAD already heard before, Kyle/Carson have painstakingly (It may not have really been painstaking to them, but it would have been for me) created these courses so that the process of learning how to market wouldn't be so overwhelming for people with no success during their online experiences...like myself.

Each time I viewed a video or read a blog post that was recommended, I've learned something new, or I gained an improved understanding of the few terms that I had been exposed to.

I challenge each affiliate to truly pace themselves and follow the path laid out for us with the courses offered here, and we will significantly lower the risk of frustration and sense of overwhelm that we possibly would be subject to with attempts to learn marketing on our own.

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Geoff-n-Jane Premium
Very good blog Keenan.
We think you will succeed in "double quick time".
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KRiches Premium
Thank you for believing in me. I'm trying to launch one of my sites. I'm stuck on my blog content right now. When I paste code into the post, it doesn't convert to the pictures that I want the viewer to see.

I also don't know how to change my text from my posts into links to sites that I want the reader to go to. They are called "anchor links," but it's been a long time, and I've gotten extremely rusty with this stuff. I hope to have my site up and running by Monday.
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Geoff-n-Jane Premium
Unfortunately we're too new here to be able to help you with this one. We suggest you copy this reply and post it into "live chat" or "questions in classroom ".
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KRiches Premium
I did post the question elsewhere and several members sent me a video that answered my question. Thank you for suggesting how I could solve the problem though.
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jazminf Premium
Great post Keena, taking your time and following instructions step by step will give you a better chance for success. It will also save you a lot of time if you do it right the first time, instead of rushing through it and then having to go back and fix all the mistakes you've made:)
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KRiches Premium
Jazminf, if I had only subscribed to this site 7-8 years ago, I truly believe that I would be a wealthy woman right now. Choosing the wrong host affiliate resulted in a lot of mistakes and a lot of wasted money. Things happen for a reason though, and I believe that reason for me is that when I do become wealthy, I will handle my money more wisely and with more appreciation than I probably would have then.
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Geoff-n-Jane Premium
Wise words Keenan.
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jazminf Premium
I'm happy you found WA also Keena, I know you're going to be very successful:)
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DLK15467 Premium
I completely agree. Never too old to learn something new!
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jimilee Premium
I am plugging and chugging through the training. It is challenging enough to make it interesting, but not overwhelming. My web page is ready and I am working on the How to Begin page. The About Me and Privacy Policy pages are done.
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KRiches Premium
I'm struggling with building the content as well. By the time we complete all of the lessons though, I believe we'll have everything figured out.
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AVJ Premium
Agree!
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danbarth87 Premium
Great post! Pace yourself and follow the path to get results
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