You Can Learn Something New Every Day

Last Update: January 16, 2018

I learn something new almost every day here at Wealthy Affiliate. The community is so gracious with sharing their knowledge. Recently, I have heard a lot of success stories from members of the community. I always like to read success stories, it gives me encouragement.

The Importance of Subscribers To Your Website.

One important bit of knowledge I obtained this week, is the importance of getting readers to subscribe to your website. I was shocked to find out the value of building an email list. It is said that for every person on your email list, it equates to monthly revenue of $0.25. Well, that doesn't sound like much until you do the math. If you have an email list of 500 subscribers, it would be $125.00 a month, 1000 subscribers would be $250.00, 2000 subscribers would be $500.00 a month. Well, I don't know about you, but I could use an extra $500.00 each month.

When a reader subscribes to your website, they will get an email notification every time you do a post.

Importance of Comments

I've come to realize the value of comments on your website, both giving and receiving comments. When someone comments on your website and you respond, it shows interaction. In turn, it will boost your Google rankings. The more comments you have, Google deems your post as adding value to your readers.

I recently gave comments on the site comment platform and my comment was declined. I honestly, was shocked. It was a review of a pizza oven. I left a comment with regard to it looking like a great product, and liked the easy set up and fast cooking time. I thought that seemed thorough enough, but apparently it was not. So a word of advice, leave as much detail as possible in your comments. Also, asking questions, so the website owner can interact with you. That also helps Google rankings.

Are You Writing Content for People That Are Ready to Buy?

Always remember your reader as you are writing your content. Make sure you are adding value to your readers. Your content should always aim to solve a problem someone has on the internet. It you are helping people, they will come to your site. The more people that visit your site, the higher the probability of making a sale.

If you focus on helping the reader and not making money, the money will happen automatically. Let's say I Googled, "What is the best snow shovel"? Chances are, I am looking for a shovel and I'm ready to buy. When we write content that solves a problem and helps the reader, chances are we will get a sale.

Lastly, remember you can do this. You have the potential to be the next success story that I read about.

Lisa

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dragonfly10 Premium
Great article, well said and so true
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mybiz4u Premium
Hey there Lisa,
Great article. Yes, those darn numbers have a way of putting things in perspective don't they. Subscribers, Google Ranking, Money in the bank...yes, those numbers have a way with words!!
Thnx for sharing.
M
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LisaY Premium
Yes indeed, the numbers certainly speak for themselves.
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JFerrizzi Premium
Hi Lisa,
Your points are spot on! Mail lists are an incredibly valuable asset, you are leaving money on the table without it. Focus on the reader and give quality information, sales come after trust.
Jim
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LisaY Premium
It is amazing how much knowledge is here at Wealthy Affiliate. Mail lists are indeed a great deal of importance.
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EOPolini Premium
Great points Lisa, as you say comments are very important and I also have had a couple rejected, but, I'm convinced some people are pickier than others. Blessings!
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LisaY Premium
Thanks Edwin. I know, I always try to leave good comments, but I guess everyone is looking for something different as far as comments go.

Lisa
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VeronicasLuv Premium
I think having a true understanding of the value of comments is something that can't be spoken about enough. Merely leaving "great post" or "thanks for the information" is not sufficient.

Granted, you don't have to write a novel and each and every comment you leave, but if people had a deeper understanding of the power of comments, perhaps they would write ones that were more engaging.

You're doing great, Lisa!
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LisaY Premium
Veronica,

It's amazing to think about all the little tidbits of information that all add up to making your online business a success.

Lisa
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lvsysop Premium
I will be posting my success story this year!
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LisaY Premium
I know you will and we will all be reading about it!
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linda956 Premium
Looking forward to it!
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DNicholas Premium
Great advice Lisa. I learn a great deal every day here. Of course it helps when you don't know anything to begin with. LOL Have a great day.

Don
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LisaY Premium
Lol, Don, I know what your mean. It is all new to me, but piece by piece it is starting to make sense.
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linda956 Premium
Thank you for the information, it will be very helpful.
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LisaY Premium
You are welcome!
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MarkBa Premium
Like you say Lisa, whatever it is we're doing, if our focus is to help others, everything else, including the sales will follow naturally. ~Mark
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LisaY Premium
Mark,

I know, if we have helpful information that solves a problem, we are half the way to success.

Lisa
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Flash4 Premium
Hi Lisa,
That was interesting, like you, I wouldn't know what more to say regarding the pizza oven. I'm not lost for words at the best of times but there is only so much you can say I would have thought.
Good blog.
Cheers Jae
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LisaY Premium
Jae,

Lol, I know, I thought it was a good comment, but I guess it wasn't what the person was looking for.

Lisa
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MKearns Premium
This is a main driver here in WA!
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LisaY Premium
You are 100% right Mike!
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Dhind1 Premium
Thanks, Lisa, I too am learning every day here in WA. Sometimes it is an avalanche of information, sometimes a trickle, but it is accumulating all the time.
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LisaY Premium
Great description, some days are like an avalanche of information and sometimes a trickle. I like that!
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TaniaHersel Premium
Hi Lisa, we are reading the same book about email lists, it is an amazing concept. This is a great read. Thank you.
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DebbieRose Premium
Interesting read, Lisa. Thanks.
Debbie
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LisaY Premium
Hi Debbie,

I am so appreciative of all the help we have here on WA.

Lisa
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Anthonyhu Premium
Hi Lisa, It is nice to see that you learn something new every day. Keep the nice work. I am going to witness you reach goal very soon. Cheers!
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LisaY Premium
Hi Anthony,

Thanks so much for the encouraging words.

Lisa
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DEversley Premium
With subscribers, you have your own ready-made customers and loyal followers.!
Great post!
David
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LisaY Premium
Thanks David!
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