Me, blowing through 98 cents

Last Update: May 29, 2018

You can’t buy anything for $0.98 anymore. I walk out of my house, start my vehicle and I have blown through 98 cents in gas before I back out of my garage.

Heck, just yesterday I went to the local Starbucks, and dropped over $10 on a muffin and a ‘latte’. That is almost half a month access to Wealthy Affiliate, which is the ONLY platform, community and environment you need to create, grow and manage your business.

That sounds insane, and I can tell you the cost efficiency within the business world has not always been like this and it is certainly unique to our ethos here at WA (to make WA available for everyone).

When I Started Out, It Was Much More Expensive.

I look back 16 years ago (back in 2002) when I started out as a complete newbie within the online world. I think of the costs involved with start my affiliate marketing business. It's wasn't cheap. There were many “other” fees associated with getting a business up and running, that don't exist here at WA these days.

Photoshop and Dreamweaver were two pieces of software that you need to properly create a business. I think these alone were $300-400 at the time which I took out of my tuition money for college.

Then there were hosting charges. $25 per month for an "el garbage” host, domain fees (I paid $35 for my first domain) and then I bought a few physical "for dummies" books on how to program websites in HTML that cost another $100 or so.

Then I needed to get traffic somehow. Because I had no idea about anything.

I had a limited budget. I was assigned a $5 budget per day by my girlfriend (now wife) for PPC ads. The reason...I didn’t even have a credit card, I was a starving

So before I was a month in with my business, I was into it for $535 (after just one month), with ongoing expenses of close to $200 per month.

Thankfully I was able to recoup some money during month 3 or I would have been in big trouble. It was one of those “trust me, I know I can do this” situations.

But even at $700-800 to start a business, I thought that was quite reasonable and didn’t see it as a big deal.

I mean, I was bleeding away $3,000+ every semester in college. A quarter of these costs didn't seem like too much to start a real business. Not to mention comparing this to the offline business world where you are looking at a minimum of $10,000 to start ANYTHING.

Here we are 16 years later. With inflation you think that starting a business online would have gone up, but instead here at Wealthy Affiliate we have pushed these costs down and done so drastically, while improving your efficiency to a level never been seen online.

In fact, I personally would have moved mountains and done so much quicker if I had access to the platform at Wealthy Affiliate back in 2002.

But back then there was nothing like WA and there still is nothing like it.

For 98 cents per day ($359 per year), you are getting access to something that simply isn’t available anywhere else in the world. An all-inclusive platform for building your online business that has gotten and will continue to get BETTER with every day that passes.

Let's have a quick peek at what you are getting.

Training. At Wealthy Affiliate, you are getting access to world-class training within the online business world. Regardless which direction you want to head with your business model, we have training helping support and guide you to success.

There are MANY entire classrooms of education that you can leverage on a wide breadth of topics, 1,000's of training resources, 100,000's of discussions and new training tutorials/videos be added to WA daily.

Value: $1,000's per month.

Live Classes/Events. Throughout the week we are running Live Classes. These are completely promotion free, value based classes on new topics related to running an online business. These are going to advance your skill set and make you a much more rounded affiliate/internet marketer.

There are companies in this space that charge $1,000+ for a series of 10 hours of video, you have access to close to 400 hours of video training through the Live Events platform, and this is added to every week with the live and very interactive training.

Value: $1,000's

Websites. Websites are a key and fundamental part of any successful business. At Wealthy Affiliate we provide you not only with the most advanced and easy to use website builder in the space (SiteBuilder) we offer you a complete environment that will lead you to more efficiency, security, and speed with your websites.

There are 11 exclusive platforms included in within your website builder. SiteSpeed, SiteDomains, SiteHealth, SiteProtect, SiteSSL, SiteEmail, SiteContent, SiteSupport, SiteFeedback, SiteComments, and PageSpeed Insights. You simply cannot get a website platform this advanced, and this useful anywhere else.

Value: $100+ per month.

Content. Content creation is a big part of any online business, in particular the search engine optimization element of it. To create content and to do so with efficiency and accuracy, you want a platform to do so.

SiteContent offers an environment for you to create, organize and publish your content. With the many features such as the SiteContent Grammar, SiteContent Images, automatic image compression technology, and the internal plagiarism checker this is simply a service that is not available anywhere, and the ones that are available have significant monthly costs.

Value: $30-$50+ per month

Hosting. The Managed Wordpress Hosting at Wealthy Affiliate is world-class and is the elite hosting platform within the Wordpress industry. Comparable, but inferior platforms are charging 5-6x the membership costs at Wealthy Affiliate alone.

With the hosting platform, you have access to fully monitored, redundant, and lightening fast hosting. We have also developed 100's of layers of technology on top of a typical platform to advance your website security, spam protection, speed, and overall robustness. Layer that with direct access to our server specialists through the SiteSupport platform, and you have no reason to ever seek out another host.

You can literally run several million dollar businesses from the hosting that you have included here at WA.

Value: $250+ per month

Research & Analysis. Included in your Premium membership is access to Jaaxy Lite. This offers you unlimited keyword and niche research, within our state-of-the-art platform.

Not only that, you are going to be able to track your rankings under particular keywords, spy on the competition, and store and manage keyword lists, access new 'hand-picked' keyword regularly, analyze websites for SEO, brainstorm new keywords and niches, and use the amazing Alphabet Soup search platform.

Value: $100+ per month

Expert Coaching. Wealthy Affiliate is a community of aspiring and very successful affiliate marketers and entrepreneurs. You never know when you are going to be rubbing shoulders with a 6-7 figure affiliate/marketer. The cool part. You can get coaching and mentoring from anyone within the community as a premium member, including the CEO's of the company (myself and Carson).

You simply cannot get that anywhere in the world, well you can, but typically you will be charged $5,000-$10,000 PER DAY for this sort of treatment. All included here at WA, within your amazing premium membership!

Value: Priceless.

Updates. Last but not least, we never sit still. We have a great deal of updates slated for the year ahead, all of which you are going to get full access to. We are NEVER done, in fact, we have our busiest year of launches, new platforms, and feature enhancements schedule to roll out within the WA community in the year ahead.

At the end of the day though, there is something that we cannot do for you. The work. All successful businesses take time and effort. YOU are the one that determines your fate. You make the choices in life that could either lead you to creating success or lead you to doing the same thing.

What I can tell you though is that with the platform you have here now, and what we have coming through 2018/2019, you are going to have the upper hand on the rest of the competition and building a business online will be more efficient than it has ever been.

We continue to build out WA in a way that will further help our members, make life easier and more efficient to run a business, and ultimately take people to any level of success they are willing to work for online.

Yearly, it's an option for everyone...

So I just wanted to mention the yearly membership once again, for those new to WA that aren't aware of it, or those that are Premium monthly members and want to save on their current membership dues.

$359, includes an entire year Premium at WA. Access to the most elite education platform. State-of-the-art websites and premium managed Wordpress hosting. An amazing keyword & research platform. Coaching and mentoring from real world entrepreneurs.

Not to mention one filled with love, support and expert coaching from the community. One filled with positivity, growth, and progression. One filled with innovation, evolution, design and technological improvements at WA.

I can’t wait to see the BEST YOU moving forward. It is a journey we would love to share with you. An exciting year lies ahead here at Wealthy Affiliate and the affiliate marketing and online business landscape has never looked to be more exciting.

PS. If you are a Starter member, you will be able to upgrade to a yearly membership when you have already gone Premium.

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Hello every one I am glad to be part of the Community where you find a lot of information and help from people like Roope who want you to have success The more I learn of wealthy affiliate. The more I like it. I Look forward to having a presents on the platform soon. A great opportunity. With great people!!!

Thanks Kyle And Carson
Whatknots Premium
Awesome and yes it does put things into perspective. What I love is the training and the background site support. To me these are invaluable. I can work on my web site without having to worry about things crashing or what to do with this technical thing or that. You have made things so easy. Thank you. And for $0.98 cents a day - I spend more on my smoking habit.....
John170 Premium
Hi Kyle You are absolutely correct on all counts you point out in this post. I have been throwing money at internet marketers for several years. By buying out moded programs and useless services I have spent many thousands of dollars. I want to thank you and all of the members in the WA community.
Thanks again for your time and knowledge. John Blair
Roybretton Premium
Thank you Kyle for your great post, it is very true what you are saying. Your membership costs are approximately the same as what I was paying for hosting and to be fair, your hosting is better than the hosting that I was paying for!

I started working online back in 2007 my first website cost me £2000, I wouldn't even have thought about trying to put my own website up! I can't believe how much simpler things have got and cheaper in the online world.

I remember back in 2004 when I first started researching, "how to make money on the", I was working totally blind, but at the same time I saw the power and the potential of the Internet, I was very eager to try and do something online. Wealthy Affiliate gives people the ability to start an online business the right way and with the correct instruction.

Thank you for a great website.

Enjoy your day.

Sui_generis Premium
You are SO right. There IS nothing like WA.

I don't go to Starbucks much anymore but even my K Cups are about .75 for one and I MUST have at least one a day or you would NOT want to be around me. lol.

WA is worth every penny even though I do get sidetracked and don't make as much as I could. Retirement ain't for sissies! lol

Kyle Premium
Yeah, perhaps I should have compared to K Cups because a normal coffee at Starbucks is far more than the $0.98.

More like one latte every 5 days, or a platform that you can leverage to create and grow a business online (everything included).

The choice is a simply one when you put it into perspective, but at the end of the day there is going to be a certain % of people that would rather seek out "a quick fix" then spend the time to create an actual business.
ckasefang Premium
Thank you for providing the opportunity I always knew could be a good thing but never thought I could do. I knew people struggling to build websites and they gave up. I knew I never could get through it all. Now as I am going through training classes I can't believe it can be as easy as clicking and things just happen. Just getting my domain and shell website to customize was amazing. It just materialized before my eyes. Thank you for the opportunity I never dreamed I would have.
Kyle Premium
We have spent years refining the processes, not only from the training side of things but also have minimized ALL technological hurdles.

When I started out building a website was a long, drawn out process. What took me 30 days then, literally can be done in 30 seconds (and I end up with a better end product here at WA).

Evolution and innovation is a beautiful thing and you can expect a lot more of it out of us moving forward.
Flash4 Premium
Well said Kyle. You certainly had it tough to begin with, kudos to you for sticking it out and being around to guide us newbies.
Top marks also goes to your wife who stood by you and is still there in the wings supporting you.
Then along came Carson. Always easier to have a mate to share the responsibilities a good partner is hard to find.
Cheers Jae
kmer6 Premium
Thank you Kyle for sharing your comparison to what the cost are now and what they were just a few years ago. Gee how time flies while your having fun. I remember those days starting out. You had two choices, learn html to build your own website, or pay a guru 1000's to build it for you. Everyone had their hand out wanting to be paid.
Thank you again for providing a fantastic platform that anyone can use to create their own online experience!
RichBrennan Premium
Brilliant post, Kyle - thanks.
The way you itemize and cost everything to illustrate the value of the different aspects of Wealthy affiliate is the very information I was looking for to incorporate into my own review for my Bootcamp certification. Until now, I didn't have a clue about actual figures so this really helps me out a lot.
A couple of quick questions, if you don't mind:
- I'm seriously thinking of using the affiliate button and posting a link to this article in my review. As my review contains interspersed links to the free starter membership option, is it a good idea to post a link to this post as well? I've heard links to different locations in the same page or post isn't good practice.
- If I do link to this post on my review via the affiliate button, and the visitor decided there and then to go for annual membership by clicking on the red banner at the bottom of the article where it says 'Get Yearly Membership Today, Only $0.98 Per Day!' will a sign up via that particular link come to me or will that particular link not incorporate my affiliate id as it's embedded within your article?
Rich :-)
Kyle Premium
You can definitely leverage any of this information within your review, obviously you will want to write it in your own words, but by all means Rich.

You could even link to it, as you have indicated, I would just recommend that you use your Affiliate Link so use the affiliate link button at the top of the blog post.

And yes, you will get full credit for all of the sales generated through your affiliate links, whether they went Starter or went yearly.
Igor13 Premium
Hi Kyle!
Great post and the great job you are doing together with Carson!
As the training and the website improving, it is more and more fun to engage, help and teach others, create valuable content people like and to learn how to proceed to the next level.

Best regards!
Kyle Premium
That is one of the ongoing goals here, to continue to make WA a more interactive, helpful and positive community. You are going to see many changes in this respect as we do move forward. ;)
Igor13 Premium
Hi Kyle!

I wan to thank you for all support and this program! I enjoy it every day more and more.

And, I can see that I improve my skills, engagement and what is also very important the content on my site.

Looking forward to moving on!

Best regards!
LindaF Premium
It takes special talent those that can look into the future and work towards a goal that so many of us can today have at our finger tips.

Others have tried to copy but have failed. our community is one in a billion and I think others here at WA know this and are forever grateful to all that work behind the seens to make all this possible.

There is always a better way and WA has found a way that benefits a hole lot of people that otherwise would not be able survive on the internet.

Today my WA yearly account is due and I am more then happy to pay it because I know the value it has.
always a better way
Kyle Premium
Very true Linda, there have been many companies that have come and gone in our 12.5 years operating WA. There are new ones popping up all the time, but from what we see the new focus is "how much money can we take from people" versus what value can we offer.

Our ethos and focus is on the value side of things, how we can offer the best service in the industry and continue to stay far ahead of the curve. Perhaps this is why WA has continued to stick as the leader within the industry.

But one thing I can assure you of is that we will not rest on our laurels and this year is going to be further indication of that. We have a lot of amazing things planned!
dring Premium

Thanks for the awesome post. As usual, there was a great deal of 'food for thought' in its content.

Before joining WA less than two months ago, I had spent a great deal of time searching for the right way for me to make an entry into the online business world. I vetted a number of individuals and businesses that have achieved success online and were now offering training methods and programs to help others achieve success in establishing their own online business. While many of these programs appeared to have some merit and offer a potential pathway to success, I determined that they just weren't the right fit for me.

My ongoing search for that right fit recently brought me to WA. It didn't take long for me to know that I had found the right place - and it was worth the wait. I could immediately see the value in the entire program and I quickly migrated from the basic membership to the premium membership. Then, several weeks ago, I advanced to the annual membership.

Compared to the other programs I previously considered, this decision was a 'no-brainer'. When I say this, I'm not just referring to the financial cost of membership. In addition to the excellent training opportunities, I've learned that a true 'mutual aid society' philosophy exists at WA where community members are continually giving and getting help from each other. I've long been a believer in the social benefits of 'paying it forward' and here it is being put into practice every day at WA. For me, I can't begin to put a price on this.

I'm glad I decided to join the WA community. Although I now have much to learn and a lot of work lies ahead to achieve my goals, I can tell you that this 'old dog' is eager to learn 'new tricks' - and I know that help is available all along the way!

Docutac Premium
Sir Kyle when you speak in your Blogs I see your Heart! Your my angel from above you gave me this opportunity to learn the online business. I do my best to learn and copy expert skills to write relevant reviews and topics which could help others who are willing to learn internet marketing here at Wealthy.
I'm too slow until now I didn't finish my online certificate training. My free time it's not enough.
I learned a lot here, and I asked more help and advice from an expert to improve more.
Sir Kyle permission to post your blogs.
CristyTaylor Premium
Thank you for the reality of WA. I literally stumbled across this-not even looking. I was just messing around on my computer, looking at some different web pages for something that I don't even recall now.

I have to say I must be one of the fortunate few. I have never tried any other online marketing, nor was I looking. But I am so glad that I found WA FIRST! I am so skeptical about online scams and such that if I had a bad experience, I'm not sure I would've kept trying until I found one that worked (WA).

There must be a higher power working with me on this because it seems that all things are happening at just the correct times. Even though it's not super expensive, it still has some costs that would not have been possible at a different time in my life.

When it was an option to go premium/yearly membership/website, I was able to do so, with more excitement than you know. I am so very thankful that you have gone through all of this, but mainly that you can share your information so willingly with others to help us through the process. You guys are my heroes here at WA. None of this would be nearly as easy or even possible without all of you.


Sos1023 Premium
Than you Kyle
Day by day, I'm getting more and more excited. So far so good. Never in affiliate marketing have I received so much help and detailed step by step training to do it right this time. I can't wait to become a premium member so that I can have more access to this platform. 3 days to go. I just hope that I haven't made any mistakes along the way that I haven't noticed. I like the fact that I'm not under too much pressure having given the free membership to find my feet with the website. It helps allot more for me to focus.
Once again.
Thank you, thank you, thank you
MojalefaR Premium
Good evening, Kyle.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading your post and it instilled that courage, once more, to commit time to this business everyday, despite all those distractions of “making a living” that I have to attend to. I believe, as a result, I have veered off the road somewhat, but not too far off for me to see and get back on it.

I have seen what I struggle with and made overtures to one or two community members to take me by the hand. I need, have to, complete the Certification Course by no later than the end of June. But, with a mentor or two, it might even be earlier.

Thanks, Kyle, and ...

BillFletcher Premium much for so little. I know of online companies that charge $thousands for much less. Anyone...anyone who wants to create a lifestyle for themselves just simply can not go wrong with WA and the Premium membership. There is simply no excuse for not being Premium and this breakdown of "What You Get" proves it. Many thanks.

RAFStuart Premium
Wow, what a post, since my return from Normandy, have had food poisoning and now gout, so whilst I am trying to catch up with my WA mails, am nothing like at even half speed, let alone full. But this has done me so much good. Know the benefits (just about) of WA and am a yearly subscriber, as I saw it as a way to keep my monthly fees done.
So thanks again for this, hopefully in a day or two, should be back on training, my web sites and blogs.
ContentBySue Premium
Hi Kyle, I thoroughly enjoyed the breakdown you presented in this post. So many of us started out in the early days of the internet, with all of its high costs and time-consuming learning curves. Wealthy affiliate brings us an incredible number of perks and opportunities...all under one structure.

The platform at Wealthy Affiliate provides everything under one sturdy roof and solid foundation. Learning here is a piece of cake, as the saying goes. But, these days you can't even buy a piece of cake for $0.98.

With great respect and admiration,
shazzaWA Premium
Even well over a year later I still cannot believe what I get for such little investment. And going Yearly is the way to go as it is even cheaper.

I really don't know how you guys do it but kudos to you all for making it possible for so many to build an online business without it costing an arm and a leg.

Very grateful and just love this community and platform.
Thanks again to you Kyle and all who make it possibe!
bpais1 Premium
Even in my most critical moments, I can have nothing but positive things to say about my WA family and the advantages I have experienced as a part of it all.

The amazing thing to me is that, 99.99999% of the members are willing to help at the drop of a hat. No matter what stumbling blocks I encounter, I can overcome them in a matter of minutes with blindingly fast responses to my questions. People here really care!

I am also awed by the level of training and website organization that Kyle, Carson, and, yes - you, too, Jay - have created here on the WA platform. And, I truly respect their ability to respond so quickly anytime I send them a PM.

Last, but not least, I truly love SiteHealth. It gives me a much needed smack in the head to keep me from slacking off and getting lazy.

Thanks, to all. I'm glad - and proud - to be a part of it all!

kjdahlin Premium
They say there are reasons for everything that happens, and I just want to thank Kyle and Carson for crossing my path. I have learned so much in a short time after going premium.

I am now looking forward to making money. I wish everyone a happy and wealthy journey.

IvyT Premium
Oh yeah. I’ve done the sums, and I know that each of the individual components on offer here would amount to far more together than the bundle we actually pay for.

And you’re really one of a kind, not at all derivative. I can say that as someone busy cataloguing the who and what of ecomm right now; not everyone can claim your unique spot in the market.
phakacha8 Premium
This motivation with a touch of reality should be rolled out time after time.
Indeed, I've become the MOUTHPIECE of WA with regards to Cost-efficiency and its available SUPRA Skill-sets not found anywhere.

We can all together make WA go stronger and stronger while giving unparalleled help to the less fortunate, or whoever wants entrepreneurial success for that matter to join the mainstream of creating Wealth Consciousness.

LET'S continue offering this Good Samaritan's Service.

Keep rocking wealthy Affiliate throughout the length and breadth of the globe.

Thanks Kyle for sharing this rare Gem.
Kyle Premium
Cheap isn't always a bad thing. We are the most cost efficient platform in the industry, and the most robust. We are always on our toes though, we plan to keep it this way by evolving and the speed of light.

It is so wonderful to have folks like yourself as a big part of the community and family here at WA!
phakacha8 Premium
Thanks for the gratitude shown.
I keep this feeling opened!
butterfly700 Premium
Lol, I love the humor in this article-“I walk out of my house, turn on my vehicle and I have blown through 98 cents before backing out of my garage,” so true. Money can go really fast, especially on impulse buys, I am pretty guilty myself.

Convinced I needed to learn HTML to create my first affiliate site, I also remember reading a HTML for dummies book. I never made it past page 30 without falling asleep. Thank God I found Wealthy Affiliate shortly after where it has made it so affordable and easy for anyone to start their online business.
Kyle Premium
Yeah, it was a boring read indeed. I think a lot of the time we buy books and education to feel empowered, and never actually touch it.

I have several hard copy books in my library that are untouched, but the experience of buying that education was very much gratifying.

$0.98 for the ONLY platform you need to create, grow and manage your entire business something that we have worked towards over the years, and is something that will only continue to evolve and get better. That is something that we are truly excited about.
WebRider Premium
I, too, have the stories, lot's of book buying, and purchasing this and that... Name the system, I tried it, after the expense!
Thank you for the diligence, and gift you've created for all of us...with similar stories.
98 cents is worth every penny!!!!
Go Premium, yearly, and fully, committing, to success, is a huge, first step!
Do it, now!!
Kyle Premium
Someone doesn't have to go yearly to be successful, but understanding and appreciating the fact that everything is here, in the most cost efficient environment online will save lots of folks from a lot of expenditure. People are spending $1,000's on programs out there unfortunately and it is really sad to see.
WebRider Premium
Thousands, is right! Have that t-shirt, from one failed attempt!!...
Not including court costs...
Thank, you, again!
Suzay Premium
Thank you Kyle for the priceless improvement of my life, joy and happiness at the mind blowing low cost of less than a buck a day.
I do not believe in coincidence. There are divine reasons that I'm here, thank you.
Jay's niche class this coming Friday will really help me. I love to do so many different things, and to be social. But I am also learning the monetary value of doing this and getting it WRITE.
Kyle Premium
So amazing to hear this, trust me, being part of the community and platform here brings us the same level of enjoyment. We love working with people, helping people and of course evolving the platform here at WA as time goes on.

It's not just about that though, our focus is creating an environment where people succeed in the most efficient way possible.
MatthewLS Premium
I agree and I thank you Kyle and Carson plus can't forget all the others working in the background. that oil the gears fix them when they need to be fixed and help keep them moving.

I can say I have learned stuff here that I am glad I have found WA and all this wonderful community.

I hope the best for you guys and everyone here at WA and thanks again
Kyle Premium
Yes, lots of amazing folks working behind the scenes. We have a team that is composed of people that are much smarter than us in their own specific areas of knowledge, this is truly what makes the technology tick here.

As for the community, it comes down to having awesome people like yourself along with everyone else here at WA!
Traligill Premium
As a newbie, just beginning the second group of lessons, I'm really excited by what you provide. I would definitely not have got even this far in my business idea without the excellent support WA offers. Thank you.
I'm learning so much and having fun. You're boosting my confidence with every tiny step I take, leaving me feeling cared for and confident I can do this well!
gartnerf Premium
Thanks Kyle for giving us so much value for our $0.98 per day! I do remember when the web was young and building/maintaining a website was costly and only for the professionals. Now WA as made getting up and running easy with a training program that can have any dedicated person running their own business in no time at all. Yes, the cost can add up for those of us living on a slim budget, but hopefully with hard work and perseverance we will be able to supplement our current income(s). Heck, we may even be able to retire our day jobs and live on our earned affiliate income!

Thanks for the valuable post and great perspective Kyle!
tinaandjohn5 Premium
The world of inflation sucks. So many families out there struggle everyday just to put milk on the table. I am one of them. This is why I am Here. I am trying to put milk plus some on the table everyday for my family to survive. I am so thankful to Kyle and Carson to put this together. At a very reasonable cost. I hope it stays that way . Especially for struggling families who want to start an online business who can barely make ends meet.

LeeMcQuay Premium
I knew I had saved myself a lot of money and aggravation when I joined WA. But WOW, little did I know I saved myself more than I realized.
The previous ones that I had tried, I left really early into them because of cost and lack of training.
I joined WA and went yearly shortly after.
Even being a complete noob, I knew I had stumbled upon what I had searched for many years to find.
My not knowing anything when I joined just goes to show that I had waisted money on those I had joined before as I left there as clueless as I was when I started.
I love being a member here and what WA has to offer me.
I am working hard in the Super Wealthy Affiliate Challenge in hopes of at least being able to pay my next years membership with my earnings from my site.
Thank you Kyle, Carson and all of WA. You are the absolute best!
Nkaujzeb Premium
Excellent post. I spent over $150 a month for useless things. And have nothing to show for it. With $359 a year, it's a steal. That's why I love being here. I get to learn and improve every day. Always striving to do better each time.

Thank you for sharing Kyle. :D
ColleenLVSJC Premium
Great summary of all the awesome benefits we have here. For me, Premium was something I "had" to do to further my online business success. I highly recommend it to anybody who hasn't yet made that choice.

This is a great community, thanks to you and Carson, and all the other experts who help! Thank you for all that you do!
BetterDays2C Premium
I remember my first dive into websites. I knew absolutely nothing, and got taken to the bank! Their bank, not mine! I paid over $1,200 for a person still on the internet. He charged me this and promised me 32 websites. I bought the domains for 32 websites, paid for hosting in the hundreds, and they were supposed to build them for me. They did, and I did make about .32cents per site for about a month. Then they were hacked ( I believe by his company since they had my passwords?) and came back to me and told me they could fix them for another $1,200??? By that time I was broke! Then I got a message from Google that all my websites were infected and must take down immediately or ELSE!! I had no idea what to do. Somehow they were taken down - don't remember how. That was my first burn, and it took me years to recover, both financially and personally. I continued to look for YEARS, and I finally, after 10 years, ran across WA. I instantly saw the value! I have learned so much and believe I am on the verge of making my break-through. Thanks Carson and Kyle!
AlexEvans Premium
Classic, Kyle I love that " one of those trust me I know I can do this" moments. That self talk can make all the difference, sometimes needed on a daily basis in my neck of the woods.
Looking back going yearly was a game changer, making that commitment to creating our online business can be the mindset change that can make things happen.

Recommend it to any one, don't stand on the sideline , better to be in the game and making the most of the resources that WA provides.

Enjoyed your insights.
DorcasW Premium
Thanks Kyle. I like your blog. I know of a fact that the prices that are charged at Wealthy Affliate are very reasonable.

I also know that the quality training that is offered here at Wealthy affiliate is not found any where else. I learn something every day.

Thanks to the way in which you two have formulate the platform.

However, from my experience, The charge for yearly premium "does not include Jaaxy" Jaaxy have its own charges, two upgrades to premium members as also its own yearly upgrade.

The charges are super reasonable; If every one can earn money there should not be a problem to pay $0.98 per day.

I hope that everyone will find fun in this truth: $0.98 cents is BIG problem if you do not have it.

Thanks again for WA
TeamIceCream Premium
Hi Dorcas

Just a quick note... Jaaxy LITE, is free, included in Premium Membership.

If you go to "Research" (at the left, below your profile picture) that is where you find Jaaxy and where you can do keyword research.

If on the above page, and you click on the bottom left button "Jaaxy Upgrade Options" you will also notice that Jaaxy Pro and Jaaxy Enterprise is offered to Premium Members at HALF price!

Hope it helps! Wishing you all of the best! ;-)

Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)
5-qpq Premium
Hi Kyle,

Absolutely. There is nothing on the world wide web of opportunities that compares to what Wealthy Affiliate is offering. A chance to make it big. A six-figure career to be exact. But not without putting in the work, first. Absolutely, love having to pay for my lunch, as opposed to having my lunch for free. I'm in it for the long haul, lol. Definitely!

Have a great week, Kyle and Carson. Have a great week.



P.S. Thanks again for always putting your clients first.
Sammy-B Premium
This is a great reminder of how much value we get out of here, Kyle. And if you think how much is spent each day on junk that has no benefit whatsoever, you wonder why anyone hesitates to make use of such a unique offer. Going yearly was a very easy decision for me.
Kyle Premium
Yeah, lots of time and money waste going on out there. Imagine if everyone applied themselves to things that matter and that would actually benefit them. There would certainly be a lot more successful people out there.
Debs66 Premium
I always remember when I first started I was like a kid in a sweetshop.

I couldn't honestly grasp that I was getting all I got for such a small amount of money. I have done some other training programmes. Nothing to this affect.

Infact nothing out there beats Wealthy Affiliate. The best thing is I dont need to keep flitting about for dribs and drabs of training like I have found I needed to do else where.

I am nor ever will be the best student. I can be a pain in the backside too lol (I am not a bad person may I add.) I just love it here. Why wouldn't I look at what I do now.

I have to admit though I have come a long way. I still am powering forward and I dont care how long it takes me I learn something every single day.

If I am a person who had no qualifications in marketing websites online ETC was never tech savvy nor the best writer, if I can do this then anyone can.

98 cents its a tiny little blip. I am glad I went yearly. As for Jaaxy well thats is going to be massive if it isn't already and I get that free.

I should have done yearly sooner. Anyways I have now! Guess what. I am here for this year and the next after that and the next. God willing lol.

I am still like a kid in a sweetshop. I know where I am at.
TCChandler Premium
Wonderful approach to influence more potential WA members. I completely agree and have already told many friends/family of the "WA advantage." Thanks for all you do Kyle. Keep working hard - you enable so many people to shoot for their dreams, which is a priceless outcome from your hard work. You should be very proud of this thriving WA community.
marmar463 Premium
Great Post Kyle enjoyed reading the post and thank you for all that you and Carson have for all us here at WA. I really appreciate the time that you took to write this up and you are so right about these other so-called affiliate programs they are scams. But anyway I just want to again thank you and Carson for what you have built here at WA.
Stella741 Premium
I have a confession to make...My content ideas for writing have dried up...It's not writer's block though

I see that I need to write with intent ...I have felt rather lame as to how I can write 2000 words every other day for 2 sites...!

Internet marketing is a Wide subject and I realise now how little I know...It looks like it's going to be research, write and write some more...with my audience in mind...
Elijah1916 Premium
Ah why?, there's always something to write about. Do you have Google alert for your niche?
RobFore Premium
I think today you are much better served taking LONGER to write better content with intent, as you suggest. The search engines really strive to provide their customers the best search results.

BE THAT RESULT and you win.

So I would go for more competitive keyword phrases and produced over-the-top great content... versus just cranking out words for the sake of production.
AffFranE82 Premium
You can do it! :)
rcarney6 Premium
Yes, Kyle, WA is a great platform with many benefits. Just the hosting alone is quite competitive if you have three or more websites. The training is great too. There is so much stuff here that it can be quite overwhelming to someone who is new to internet marketing. I would recommend anyone new just diving into the beginning training modules and then to just keep exploring at leisure.