Today we have a MAJOR announcement to make.

We are officially rolling out our STARTER MEMBERSHIP at Wealthy Affiliate.

Starter Membership Cost = $0!

Starter Membership Length = FOREVER!

You read that correctly. The cost to have a Starter Membership is $0. It includes full access to the WA community and there is no longer a "trial period"...it is forever!


The Starter Membership is officially here and here to stay.

Anyone and everyone that joins Wealthy Affiliate is instantly getting an awesome Starter membership. This is far more powerful than any other service out there, including all of the products and services that you are used to paying for.

  • Where else can you find over 500 training modules on nearly every topic related to Online business?
  • Where else can you build a website and have it up and running in literally just seconds?
  • Where else can you build relationships, network, and get instant support for everything related to running an online business?
  • Where else can you learn to build an online business without any up front costs?
The answer is NOWHERE.

All of the paid products and services offering the "next shiny thing" are simply plaguing your inbox on a daily basis. They do not offer the value, tool set, services or support that our WA Starter membership offers.

The Starter membership at Wealthy Affiliate provides this streamlined platform for everyone interested in earning revenue online.

With the introduction of the Starter membership, Wealthy Affiliate is now a fully “open” and "collaborative" community dedicated to Internet business. This means that there is no 10-day trial period where a new member will lose access after 10 days. Every member with a starter account at Wealthy Affiliate and everyone who has been on the 10 day trial in the past, now have full access to the Starter level membership. This an opportunity to learn at their own pace and realize the massive benefit of being part of the Wealthy Affiliate community.

There are 1000’s of new members every week that come to WA with little or no knowledge about the vast opportunities available online. Previously, the 10-day trial was just not enough time for someone to be able to start the initial Getting Started training.


Now EVERYONE can. No time limits. No limits to when you can access. NOBODY ever gets cut-off.

Now all members have an unlimited amount of time with their Starter membership to work through the initial training, familiarize themselves with the WA platform, build websites, create content, access the loads of training within WA, build relationships with others...and start their way through a very successful journey through the online business world.

Wealthy Affiliate is your HOME BASE. Wealthy Affiliate your GO TO. Wealthy Affiliate is a SAFE HAVEN from scams. Wealthy Affiliate is the ONLY PLACE you will ever need if you are even remotely interested in creating a business online.


Congratulations to All Premium Members - Premium is in a League of It’s Own

Premium Level membership is in a league of its own - Nothing (absolutely nothing) online exists that can compete, or even remotely offer a platform at the same level. If you are a PREMIUM member or thinking of becoming a premium member, you have everything you need to grow and sustain a successful business within the online world.

Premium members enjoy the most complete Online business platform available...PERIOD! With everything required to own and operate a fully optimized and profitable business. The Wealthy Affiliate Premium membership will take your knowledge to a level that few people in the online world possess, thus your business will stand in a league of it’s own as well.

Live weekly video training, unlimited web hosting and website installations, access to premium courses, premium support, premium.. well premium everything.

Here is a list of what you get as a Premium vs Starter member:

The Premium offering will continue to grow. Wealthy Affiliate as a community will continue to grow. The wheels are always turning behind the scenes and we are still yet to churn out some of our greatest innovations yet. THE BEST is still to come.


So today, I would like to invite anyone back that was part of the 10 Day Trial. You now have full access to the Starter membership with no time restrictions.

===> https://my.WealthyAffiliate.com

If you are not a member of the Wealthy Affiliate community yet, you can join in on the awesome community and claim your Starter membership RIGHT NOW.

===> http://www.WealthyAffiliate.com

This is an exciting day for us. One we have been pushing towards for quite some time now and I can honestly say that there is sheer awesomeness in your future.

Make WA your HOME for online business education, networking and development today! There is no better place....

Your Friends,

Kyle & Carson
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Naiht Premium
So you mean I should close my Premium account (loosing blogging history, contacts network, rank, likes, etc etc) and re-subscribe for a Starter Membership from scratch?
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Kyle Premium
We just do not have a facility for a downgrade yet. It is a technical thing at this point. We are going to have this at some point and we it is one of our current projects, but it is not going to happen overnight. Within the next month or so though ;)
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Naiht Premium
How can I downgrade from my Premium account to the starter Membership?
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Kyle Premium
At this point you can not do this. You would have to create a Starter account if you wanted to do this.
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I think you guys are great by offering a starter membership!! This is what i have been looking for all the time. Now i can work through a lot of stuff in my own time and i am sure that i will become a premium member initially, and i am sure that many others will feel the same about this and be just as exited as i am about this opportunity!!

Thanks guys this just shows that you truly want to help people succeed online!!
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Jbnan77 Premium
Yes more time and I with the Premium membership more benefits are offered:) Thank you:)
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, most definitely. The time limit is something that everyone is happy we have removed and it is going to be gone forever!!
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Anwar Premium
okie...my bad..
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Anwar Premium
@kyle : I think you have the graphics for the premium wrong for the price per day. Because if you divide 47 by 30 or 31, you're gonna get 1.56 and 1.51. Maths geek. :)
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welshy Premium
Well spotted, I think it has "As low as $0.98" because if you pay for a full year it works out to that much. If they said "That's Only $1.51 per day" it doesn't look as good.
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Carson Premium
Yes, you can get the WA premium membership as low as $0.98 per day if you join for the 1-year option. We have two options for the Premium membership which are Monthly at $47 and Yearly at $359 ($0.98 per day).
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Thank you! I just did not have enough time in my 10 day trial either. This is great!
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Kyle Premium
Great to have you back! You should update your profile so you have a pic, you will get much more response from your comments and chats. :)
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thank you! I was worried that I wouldn't have enough time in 10 days to give the system a chance.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, now you have as much time as you need and I think you are going to realize the extreme value here within WA. Truly, this is the only place you need to be if you are interested in earning money in the online world. Don't let yourself get distracted by the next shiny object, everything you need is here!
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JohnWT Premium
As Homer Simpson says.....D'OH !!!! I think this is GREAT, guys. But I wish you had done it a week earlier so I didn't spend a week being SHUT OUT !!! LOL Anyway, I scraped together the $ 47.00 and am now a proud premium member....at least for this month LOL
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Kyle Premium
Awesome John....we don't want to shut anybody out anymore and I can assure you are in good hands being a Premium member as well. :)
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After discovering WA about a week ago I have to agree with a few others that this is great news! (Mainly, that 10 days is too little time.)

While I personally don't think the cost of the premium membership is high, it is still an expense.

If you are not making more money than what you are spending on service fees for advice then either the advice is worthless, or instruction on how to APPLY the advice is lacking.

I know there will always be people who will never apply what they learn or will always be fearful for whatever reason. But I know that Kyle and Carson will see a great benefit as our community will now feel a sigh of relief of being able to upgrade to premium based on confidence and trust rather than urgency.

In closing, I came across a highly negative post about this website. Whether or not it's justified, I the fact it was not removed speaks volumes about the openness of this forum and the founder's credibility.
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Kyle Premium
Exactly and what you have said here validates many things that we were thinking. People should be joining based on how much they like our service versus on urgency alone. People didn't have 10 days to work (most people probably only had a few) and it was quite restrictive as to what someone would want to do when they were only given 10 days.

We are 100% transparent now, more so than I believe almost any company I have ever seen in the online world. People can make decisions at their own pace and use our service without the pressure of a deadline. :)
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Carson Premium
Hi Allan,

I wanted to also chime in on what you have said here because you have really nailed it perfectly. There is a time and place to use time sensitivity in marketing, but taking away people's access to WA after only 10 days just did not make sense. For well over a year we have wanted to OPEN up WA and allow people to make their decisions about upgrading to Premium at their own pace. We wanted to wait until we had all the pieces in place so that the platform could handle the huge influx in users we will be getting.

We are so excited to be 100% transparent with what Wealthy Affiliate is and it is Kyle and my goal to help every single member succeed online. Those who apply themselves will succeed. Since 2005 Wealthy Affiliate has been very highly regarded in the industry. We do not do these silly (and scam) promotions like so many others, actually we do everything in our power to distance WA from the GURU's of the Internet marketing industry. Now that WA is truly Open we can give people the time they need to build a trusting relationship with us.

On the note about negativity.. there will always be people who are negative out there but we understand that. Rather than worry about a handful of negative remark, we like to focus on the Millions of positive ones :) WA is truly here to help people learn about online business and we look forward to the opportunity that is available now that the 10 day time limit has been lifted!

Thanks for the comment!

Carson
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TJ Books Premium
Kyle, I'm so glad you did this. I have been going to write you about the problems of new members (trial members) and how we are not doing a good job on keeping them because they are so confused and by the time 10 days goes by, they are not only confused but unsatisfied. We have to realize that they are not here 10 days full time. They have families and jobs and dance lessons and kids sports and all that stuff. So, you have done the right thing and I'm proud of you for doing it. John
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, we were 100% aware of the issues John and it was just a matter of getting a few things into place in order to roll out the Starter membership here at WA. It has been a liberating feeling to get this done and we are excited about the community here at WA going forward.

We have removed all the "time" related frustrations and pressures that a newcomer would have to the community. I do appreciate your feedback John! Exciting times are ahead! :)
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EddySalomon Premium
Man you guys keep raising the bar! This is great news. I always felt that the 10 days was a great start. But wasn't enough time to really apply what was being learned. And let's face it, in this economy it can be hard enough to pay your immediate bills let alone having enough for training ( that is totally worth every dime).

You've made this accessible to everyone and gives folks the opportunity to apply what they learn to make enough money to pay for the premium membership and much more. Great job!!!
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Kyle Premium
Thanks Eddy, great to see you back here! It was our ultimate goal one day to be able to offer a wide open Starter membership, but it took some time and some things to fall into place to get there. 10 days simply was not enough and it was actually constricting people from doing anything at all (why would I join for 10 days if it is all going to be taken away from my afterwards).

Glad to see you here, I know you are a respected name in the community and you have a lot of people that would like be interested and greatly benefit from the new Starter membership. ;)
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tpriem Premium
Wow! I am shocked! This is really great:) Way to go!
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Kyle Premium
Glad you like it...you definitely are not alone! :)
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UberGeek23 Premium
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Just wanted to take a minute to thank the fellas (here on WA) for all your hard work along with the family at WA..

You've made it to the right place if you're reading this post, this is where the rubber meets the road.

Thanks for the exceptional support family, today's update was very refreshing and a perfect example of how WA delivers, I'm going premium without a doubt.

Thanks again and have a lovely weekend! Cheers...

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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Carson Premium
You are more than welcome! This has been in the plans for a very long time and we are so excited about the opportunity now available to everyone who comes into WA. We absolutely hated closing the doors to people after only 10 days, however we needed to have the technology and system in place to handle a truly open community. We can now move forward with a number of monumental upgrades that have been in the works for months and in the idea bank for years!

The perfect time to be part of WA... Have a great weekend also :)
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tish329 Premium
This is wonderful guys.........with my current financial situation I never know from day to day where the $ is going to come from to keep up with bills. Thank you!!!
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Kyle Premium
No problem. That is exactly why we did this, you can now upgrade to Premium at your own pace and within whatever timeframe works for you....while still moving forward with your business within the Starter level ;)
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Honestly... I think this is truely the best option we have EVER offered. Time limits and busy schedules cause people to come, look, forget, and time expired. This will allow them to "Self Pace" much better as described above. Now.. that said, how will or what resources will Affiliates have at thier disposal to go about promoting the better premium option? PS. I'm glad Premium is back to $47 dollars too, instead of $97. ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!
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Carson Premium
Thanks for the comment! You really said it well by saying that most people have busy schedules! We want to allow all members who come to WA to have a chance to get involved and learn. The more learning, the more succeeding, and that is our ultimate goal for all.
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David_S Premium
Kyle do you have any plans to add banners or update the shout outs in the affiliate program section to reflect the new changes here or is it up to us to make our own? I see the shout outs are quite old and the tweet button underneath the has been disabled.
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Kyle Premium
We will be totally phasing out Shoutout...it doesn't make sense. You can share absolutely every piece of content here within WA through the share buttons (this adds your affiliate link automatically) and you can also click the Affiliate Link button within any post or training resource.

And yes, we have plans to add banners. It has been less than 24 hours...trust me we are going to be on top of all these things (and a heck of a lot more)!!
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Carson Premium
We have banners on the way David! The "shout out" system isn't really used any longer as all pages in WA can be shared. Lots of affiliate training and resources on the way.
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David_S Premium
That is fantastic news guys! I can't wait to see what you have in store here. This is an epic and historic event here at Wealthy Affiliate! Glad I am part of this community that gives so much.
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iloveflash Premium
How do we promote this? Do we just say that Wealthy Affiliate is free now?
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Kyle Premium
You can promote it as free...I don't like to use the word free though, perhaps using no cost and emphasize that it is the "Starter" membership. Everything someone needs to get rolling online, 2 free websites, no cost to access and an awesome community. :)
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iloveflash Premium
So: "It's free to join, you'll have access to all the training and can create up to 2 websites whenever you like"?
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Kyle Premium
You have access to any training that is not premium. Premium members can only access the premium training, the live weekly webinars, and all of the historic webinars.

There is a good explanation of everything:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/kyle/blog/the-premium-membership-in-a-league-of-its-own
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Mike Morales Premium
Kyle you guys never cease to amaze me. This platform continues to grow in leaps and bounds.

If you are a starter member and feel like you are finally grasping the training, buy the annual membership and become a premium member. The additional access to training is well worth it.
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emcash Premium
Well Kyle this is gteat news, you have made a lot of members very happy and that including me. What is the minimum age to join WA?
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Kyle Premium
We don't have a minimum age, but there are some limitations on age when it comes to some affiliate programs (I believe 16 years old)
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David_S Premium
For anyone who wants to promote WA is it ok that they or we can use the image you made above?
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is no problem at all David! :)
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David_S Premium
Sweet! Thanks
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inner1beauty Premium
WOW!

Are you guys going to create new banners that WA members can place on their websites that will help us interest more people to this new roll out? I think it would be AWESOME if you guys can do it in a way that explains it quickly and easily. Either way, this is very exciting news!!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, we most definitely are. They should be rolled out by early next week for everyone to use! :)
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veronica.l Premium
Nice one guys!
What program did you use to create the pic, the list starter vs premium?
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Kyle Premium
This was done in house using Photoshop.
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PMV Premium
Wow. You impress me more and more - business for the new paradigm. This place is so much more than a place for money making but I've always shied away from introductions even when I thought it could be good for someone, people think I'm slightly crazy already ... lol ... but I can't really think of any reason now let alone a good one :)
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, exactly. Now you don't have to let them know about it with a BUT "but you only get 10 days". Now you can just invite people to come join you within the community and utilize WA to start learning about online business, expand their existing business, etc.

Thanks for the kind words and I do appreciate your feedback!
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Isaac Lev Premium
Awesome!
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Kyle Premium
Glad you like the move Issac! :)
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ECAffiliates Premium
Very Cool! I had a free one month membership when I first started. I do believe this helped with my membership registration. The Starter membership gives you enough to realize the true value of WA and does not pressure you to do things quick.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, time makes a big difference. We all have busy lives and there is no way most people have 10 consecutive days they can apply to this. Now people have as much time as they like and as you validated, it makes a big difference in terms of pressure.

People are rash and make irrational decisions when they have to "do stuff quick". We have now removed that for all newcomers and we are going to continue upping the ante for Premium members.

Thanks for your feedback and personal insights!
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onefineham Premium
I was waiting for the 'April fools!' to kick in... then I checked the date. Looks like we're safe on this one!
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Kyle Premium
No April Fools joke here lol. That reminds me though, I should start planning out the one for this year.
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onefineham Premium
You guys have gotten me repeatedly with that google one...
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is a good one. The LIFETIME membership offer last year yielded some of the strangest requests. People were literally offering us their houses and vehicles in exchange for the lifetime membership! We will go to the drawing board in the early new year to see what we can come up with this year!
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Thanks Kyle! I was stressing about running out of time on my 10 day trial and now I can relax and study more completely on what I want to accomplish. You're the best!
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Kyle Premium
The stress should now officially be gone! Now you can take your time moving through the training which is going to lead to much greater accomplishments.
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AndreDaniel Premium
All I will say is thank you, you are appreciated, I will see you at the next updated installment to WA and bye.
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Kyle Premium
No problem!
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fisheagle Premium
OK you guys are now driving me Batty. Giving me a whole lot more work to do! I think that you have outdone yourselves here! Great idea with far reaching implications! Am going to incorporate the new membership plan on my website NOW! Thanks Guys ;-}
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Kyle Premium
Thanks for your feedback and hopefully we don't make you too crazy going forward!! Definitely going to make it an even easier sell on your website as there are no barriers to entry now (time was the last one).
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Adi2008 Premium
Good move....
With an open ended free membership, is there a limited time window for which any referrals we make have to convert to Premium status to ensure we still earn a commission? e.g If I refer someone today, and they don't convert to Premium until 12 months time, is my referral still eligible for a commission?
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Kyle Premium
Absolutely! Referrals are for life and if someone signs up for 12 months down the road, you are going to earn full credit. :)
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Sassan Premium
Is there a difference between premium member and platinum member...or is there a platinum member anymore? The difference as far as price is between $47 and $95!
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Carson Premium
The Premium membership replaced the Platinum membership from the previous version of Wealthy Affiliate. We are currently offering the Premium membership here at WA for $47 per month.
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Freedomseekr Premium
This is awesome news! I know it's difficult to find the time to learn for a lot of people just starting, especially if they work other 9 to 5 jobs. This way they can take the time to actually learn how and what they are doing and not feel pressured by having only a certain amount of days to do it in. Great job Kyle and Carson!
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Carson Premium
One afternoon a number of months ago Kyle and I sat down to brainstorm the 10 day trial and we too realized that we were trying to teach people to start the foundation of their business in only 10 days. Most people have commitments like jobs, kids, family, hobbies, friends etc.. and in 10 days the number of hours that one would have to work through our initial training just wasn't enough. This is a thing of the past now and we could not be more happy to offer people something so critical to their success...and that critical thing is TIME ;)
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mama2karsten Premium
Great News Kyle and Carson! I agree it is hard for some to grasp the fundamentals in 10 days... ( that would include me)
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Kyle Premium
Absolutely and we understand that. It was just a matter of getting our system in place where we could roll out this business model. It is in place now and we are excited to offer an opportunity for everyone that will extend far beyond the 10 days. :)
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Labman Premium
I know that 30 searches goes very quickly. I also understand that you want to give people incentive to upgrade but I would suggest that perhaps 50 might be a better number.
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Kyle Premium
10 it is. LOL.

Yeah, we will be gauging and refining how people use the system. I do think that 30 searches is more than adequate to get rolling and we actually receive very few complaints about this level. Something we will definitely consider though Craig, thanks for the feedback. :)
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I don't know Kyle... back when Gold membership had 200 searches, I managed to use all those up in 2 days. I personally think 40-50 would be a better number. It may take some people 10-15 searches before they get the right idea on what sort of keywords they should be looking for.

Just my 2 cents :)
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Kyle Premium
Cool, thanks for the feedback as well Luke. We are definitely going to sifting through data here to see how people are using the system.
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This is excellent. I think this is a great move on WAs behalf as I've seen a lot of people struggle trying to figure out if this is for them in just 10 days.

Really need to work on promoting WA now! Stealing the chart by the way ;)

Great news Kyle and Carson!

- Luke
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, feel free to borrow the chart for your website and promotions Luke! :) There has never been an easier time in the history of WA to promote us as an affiliate...
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Carson Premium
Hey Luke! Was wondering when you were going to chime in and I'm glad you did. We have always been advocates of building REAL businesses online and we have an outstanding platform to deliver training to help people get started. However, 10 days was not long enough to truly get started so many people were forced to leave.

Leaving WA is something we will not have to worry about again!

Go nuts and steal the chart, I can invision big things from "that helpful dude" in the near future ;)

Carson
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The word "borrow" is wrong Kyle. You aren't going to get it back, I'm going to abuse it so you guys make more money ;)

Haha thanks Carson! I really need to start getting my Internet Marketing side of THD sorted out will this wicked news you guys have just... SPRUNG on us! Domain is sorted, That Marketing Dude will be making an appearance in the near future! That Helpful Dude will become a big name in the future and I hope to see you guys at the LA conference relatively soon!

One quick question... Does this mean that premium members will get "demoted" to free members if they cancel their payments? I'm off traveling next year for a year. I'm playing on getting the annual membership before I leave but incase I'm not home before my membership runs out, I want to know if I can still get access to my account.

Excellent work fellas, and I hope I'm the next "Jay" within your business :D

- Luke
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Kyle Premium
Yes, premium members will eventually get demoted. That is the plan, but they will also lose everything that they had acccess to as premium members (if they were over the 2 domain limit, all premium accesses, etc). The premium features are going to continue to grow and grow...lots of awesome stuff coming as well.

Abuse the grid for your OWN benefit as well! I am sure you are going to find many ways to monetize this new "model" :)
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Excellent! It's nice to know.

I'll find a way to abuse it for my own purposes too ;)
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Yay! ( X-D) How exciting! Wow I found WA at just the right time. This is a sign to me in my life right now that I'm on the right path. I was worried about being able to sign up for the premium membership by the end of the 10 days because I'm basically scraping by financially, and I didn't think I would have the $47 to upgrade. I didn't want to have to just stop the work I've been doing these past 5 days..This is the sign I was waiting for letting me know that it's meant to be...right when I thought the plans would have to be put aside, the way is totally cleared for me! Talk about serendipity...
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Kyle Premium
Serendipity at it's finest. Glad that this came at the right time for you and I look forward to working with you for the long haul!
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myzone2012 Premium
Wow. You guys just cant seize to amaze me. This is really awesome. Just yesterday I was telling someone about the 10 days trial period and she was like in order to maximize the use, she needed to clear out her diary. Now I can tell her there is not reason to do that. This is great news.
Thanks guys.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, removes any complications like this. Now you can just tell people to join the community here and not worry about any trial period. Access the community for as long as you want, build websites, network, hang out, get help...it has completely taken any selling out of it.
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Labman Premium
Wow, this is awesome. I had to check the calendar to make sure that it wasn't April 1st.

I see that the Video Database is included with the Starter Membership but the Live Weekly Video is only available for Premium members.

Does this mean that the live WAbbys are only available to the Premium members and the recorded WAbbys are available to all?

There will be a backcheck to only permit Premium members to attend the live events?
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Carson Premium
Both the live events and the recorded WAbby's are part of the premium membership and are currently only available at the Premium level. However, we have plans to unlock a handful for Starter members to see. This way everyone will have a chance to see how valuable the experience is with the live training events.
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Labman Premium
Good choice. I knew you were on top of it.
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bearwinkle Premium
thanks, David. I guess I am getting ahead of myself but is there any content, sales page, etc that I just haven't gotten to in the training? If so I'll just keep reading.
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David_S Premium
Yes definitely keep reading the training and follow the actions plans. You would need to create your own content to drive traffic from your site to WA for them to sign up. They will sign up based on your work. You will see how everything works as you get more into the training. Jump in the chat if you have any questions.
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Hi This does sound like great news!

I have just started to learn the ropes about how to make money online and I know there are a lot of scams. I did purchase a few domains from outside web hosts. (Mainly to get the .com domain with my daughter's name.) The initial costs were very cheap, but the add-on's they try to sell you can add up substantially. THIS IS BEFORE YOU'VE MADE A PENNY!

I will gladly buy the premium membership ONCE I am making $47.00 per month from my websites. Is this an unreasonable expectation?
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Carson Premium
This sounds perfectly reasonable to me :) We have over 500 training tutorials here at WA that members on a Starter account can learn from. Since you have a couple of domain names already, now you can host them here at WA and make use of the WordPress Express website builder to build the sites!
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deeprekha Premium
This is awsome . This offer will increase online community .
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bearwinkle Premium
If I sign up as a premium member, I assume I am an affiliate and can earn $$$ from referrals I sign up, got that part, do I also get an affiliate site that promotes Wealthy Affiliates or do I need to create my own site.
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David_S Premium
You would create your own site but you could create it here using site rubix or your own domain.
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Ty Johnson Premium
Wow is a good place to start! I thought I read this thing wrong the first time. This is very exciting news indeed. You guys are making some great changes to WA or rather improvements. Can't wait to see what's next!
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Kyle Premium
You read it right Ty! I know I always say this, but this is just the start (and it truly is). We always have exciting stuff planned and the rest of this year and early 2013 is going to prove to be some of the more exciting months yet!
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chamaltatis Premium
Wow! This is really awesome! Makes it a lot easier now to promote WA. You are the most generous internet marketing rockstars I've ever met.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, for sure. It has never been an easier sell and you can feel really awesome about the fact that you have let people know about the community here. Instead of "join here but you only have 10 days" it is, join me here within the online business community where I train/teach and get free websites, etc...."

Thanks for your feedback as always Cham! ;)
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David_S Premium
Well Carson, Kyle you have done it again. You took something amazing and made it even better. Can that even be done? Well, you did it. You already know how I feel about Wealthy Affiliate. Now thousands more can benefit from the same training center that helped train me and gave me the tools to make a serious business out of this knowledge.
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Kyle Premium
Thanks David, as always appreciate your feedback! This is a point we have wanted to be at for quite some time and it has always been part of our vision. We have a very exciting vision ahead and it includes all members here at WA (and it is to benefit all of them).
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Shawn Martin Premium
Good business model guys. I can not wait to see where you take this.
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Carson Premium
Thanks Shawn, we're super excited about this and the opportunity it presents to everyone. Time allows new people to immerse themselves and actually get started in building their business - no pressure to try and start a business in 10 days. For Premium members... on top of having absolutely everything at your finger tips, we have so much more in the works! Can't wait!!!
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joyceosborn Premium
This is awesome...I only found you today and have my site set up, however, I have many contacts that this will be a blessing to because they work out of the home so this will give them time to get things done. AND if you are a real newbie it could be harder to put things together. I had worked with online marketing, SEO, WP sites, etc., so it was really easy for me to follow direction. Someone new, might not be so easy. I am sure I will feel at home here very soon! Thanks! I will get the word out about you all. I wanted to make sure I knew what I was doing before I introduced it to others because I knew the time constraint would be hard for some! :) Have a GREAT night!
Joyce aka Nana
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Carson Premium
Hi Joyce (Nana), welcome to Wealthy Affiliate and thanks for the comment :) As you get started with your training we always encourage feedback. If you get stuck on anything we would love to hear about it. One of our most challenging ongoing tasks is to help people of all experience levels and backgrounds understand how Wealthy Affiliate wil benefit them, and how to get started with their training. All feedback that we receive helps us improve!

Also, it's awesome that you know some people who could benefit from WA. I look forward to meting them too.

Carson
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welshy Premium
Quick question, is 2 websites two siterubix domains or two of there own domains?
I'm hoping it's only siterubix domains
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David_S Premium
Its the siterubix domains.
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Carson Premium
As of today, the 2 website limit for the Starter members is two domains period Craig. A member could have 2 SiteRubix domains, or 2 domains they own, or 1 each etc. We will be keeping a close eye on this though and have provisions in place to prevent abuse. We have some awesome updates coming on the hosting front that we are busy working on too :)
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welshy Premium
Thanks for replying David,
Sounds good Carson, Thanks
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David_S Premium
That is very generous of you Carson. I guess you have many blade servers ready to go ;)
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Rea Premium
This is momentous..This is going to be an amazing and unequaled value-ladden service to your members of both levels.. You guys are indeed honourable, a rare quality in this online world of super money grabbers & client fleecers.. You've worked tirelessly for the successes you have achieved, And are giving back to the community in the biggest way possible, through the lucky few of us who have been lucky enough to be part of this already Amazing WA community. We definitely are living in the land of 'Hope'. It'll now be up to us to pick the hanging fruits and excel..:) Thank you Kyle & Carson.May You Stay Forever Blessed.
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Carson Premium
Thanks for the nice words and encouraging feedback Rea! A big part of what Kyle and I do on a daily basis is try to lay to rest the belief that everything online is a scam. Unfortunately, in the online business industry there is just scam after scam and that causes an uphill battle for us. The members at Wealthy Affiliate have always been our motivation and this milestone will hopefully allow many more people to call WA their home base for learning, tools, and networking. Again, thanks for the feedback and for motivating us!
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splashduck Premium
It took me about a year to really come around to becoming a Premium member here at WAU. Once I made the final decision to do so and settle in to WA as my internet business home I haven't looked back. Now when I see the stuff that still comes into my inbox I see the vast grand canyon between all that compared to the innovative and visionary nature of Wealthy Affiliate University, and it just keeps getting better and better as we see with today's announcement. I'm learning principles and practices that I know are proper and I can gladly share with others knowing they truly will benefit from a membership here at WAU. That's awesomeness and I'm grateful. Thanks Kyle and Carson for your work. Rob G:)
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welshy Premium
Great idea as 10 day's isn't a long time, specially if you only have an hour or so per day top work at this opportunity.
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krypticpulse Premium
So do the Starter members have access to the live chat like the 10-day trial-ers did? I honestly think the live chat is one of my favourite things here. It was what drew my attention to make the decision on joining, nothing more attractive online than live help.
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jbraman Premium
is there gonna be any new shout outs added to start promoting this to get new people in on this HUGE extravaganza? there hasn't been any since march, i just looked. march 26, 2012 to be exact.

you guys really outdone yourselves with this update...awesome job :).
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livinlyfe Premium
This is awesome!! It takes the pressure off of those that are new and feel so overwhelmed when they get here. It's so much to take in and when you are literally brand new to Internet Marketing and online business it can actually leave you kind of depressed and rushed.

What a great way for those that are new to take their time, get to know the people at WA, get their feet wet, questions answered, build relationships and start seeing success.

You guys ROCK!!! Can't wait to start promoting this on my site. :)
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I believe that the "new" people who have not joined the Premium membership will see the value of this and join! GREAT idea guys!
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Carson Premium
Thanks! Now all "new" people to Wealthy Affiliate can take their time, immerse themselves into the community and learn at their own pace. Premium level membership makes a lot of sense for all that are serious about taking their knowledge to the next level, but getting a good base of knowledge first is now possible!
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krypticpulse Premium
This is amazing. I pushed hard to figure out whether or not I wanted a premium by the end of my first 10 days here. It'll be interesting to see people take their time and not stress about jumping in. Because I know this would be a bad investment for those who want to do it but don't have the time.
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Carson Premium
Hey Nick. 10 days just ins't enough time for people to realize the benefits of Wealthy Affiliate. There are so many aspects of the system that you can benefit from. Kyle and I know that there is no other place on the net is better than WA for learning, building, and networking in the Online Business realm but we have had 7 years to realize this where up until now people only had 10 days. We want everyone to make the right decision for themselves. Upgrading to Premium will open many doors that are not available anywhere but the Starter membership its self will help spark many successful businesses.
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James Tolve Premium
Wow!! Truly an Amazing opportunity for ALL !!!
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Kyle Premium
It absolutely is. Now people can truly focus on what they want to do without any distractions of a 10 day trial and they can work as their schedules permit. We have been excited about getting to this point for quite some time and today is officially the day!
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Carson Premium
Hey James, the opportunity is most certainly one that everyone can take advantage of. With each day that passes we are working in the background to take "Amazing" to a whole new level! I really do look forward to getting to know you and work with you here at WA.
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Way to go!
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Carson Premium
I look forward to getting a chance to work with you!
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jjstockman Premium
Great idea. This should help new members that were having a hard time getting started!
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Carson Premium
One of the biggest problems people faced at Wealthy Affiliate when we offered only 10 days as a trial was being able to get started. Our goal has always been to reach out to every single person that we can, but the 10 day trial didn't allow us to do that. Now that the Starter membership does not have a time limit we hope that every single person that comes into WA will call it their home for online business and start working through the outstanding training that is available to Starter members. Thanks for the comment!
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IveTriedThat Premium
Hot. Damn.
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Carson Premium
Hot Damn is right Steve! All of those people who never got a chance to get started within their 10 days now have the ability to come back to WA and give it a real shot. Our hope is that 1000's of members are able to come back and get off the ground with starting their businesses.. exciting stuff :)
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WOW! Thanks Kyle and Carson, you guys ROCK!
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Kyle Premium
Thanks for your kind words! To your successful future here at WA...
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ThomasPaul Premium
My jaw is officially on the ground.... :)
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Kyle Premium
This is really it. This is a reality and this is going to be benefit all membership levels here at WA! The future is very BRIGHT ahead for members within the Wealthy Affiliate community, both Starter and Premium members!
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Carson Premium
For Kyle and I, today is monumental to the success that people achieve within the WA community. It is a milestone that we have had as part of our goals and the removal of the trial time limit will allow us to push forward with some absolutely industry changing upgrades coming to WA very soon. In the coming weeks, months, and well into next year we have endless updates planned that will create even more space between the Wealthy Affiliate community and anything else out there!
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