About Nathaniell
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I started internet marketing while living in China. The idea was that I could make American money while in China, and live like a King. I could make money in different time zones and, and essentially have cash flow 24/7. I didn't realize then how well it would work.

There's still a lot I don't know about internet marketing, but I can say that I've achieved all the goals I set, and have surpassed them way beyond what I thought possible. I of course have new goals now. I am now living in the US and doing internet marketing full time.
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Arevik1980 Premium
HI Nathaniell, i have a question, on Level 3 lesson 7 i have a problem. I am trying to add Google As Sense.I have to copy the code below and past it into the HTML of my websit right after the <head> tag. My poblem is i can't find the HTML location of my website. can you help please.
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MelaniLukito Premium
I is inspiring that we can make money in different time zone.
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mbrooks0217 Premium
Hello Nathaniell,

I have a friend who has just signed up for the trial. I referred her, yet I do not know if there is a direct way to get her signed up under me. Will you explain this process? is it too late to refer her?

Thank you
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Hi Nathaniell,

I hunted you down in WA to say that your site One More Cup Of Coffee is really encouraging, down to earth and straight forward. I couldn't help to let go of my skepticism in regards to online marketing, but you tamed it down enough to give a go with WA. Unfortunately, I didn't sign up through your site as I did it later on, but if there's any way to make me as a count for you then I am totally up for it.
Thanks!
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CraigBarnes Premium
I don't see any link to any bonus material in the PM you sent me. Please reply and thank you.
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nathaniell Premium
Did you read the original PM I sent you called "Bonuses"?
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Brooklyn2008 Premium
Hey, I just read about your site on Niche Hacks. I love that site (yours as well :) ). It's a pretty good site to get fresh marketing ideas.
But I thought it was pretty cool to see a fellow WA member getting mentioned on that site. I know I've commented on a few of your posts through Sitecomments over that last year and seen you around WA for a while. :)
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CraigBarnes Premium
Hi fellow New Yorker! Niche Hacks is a great site with excellent information on it. You might also want to look at problogger.com and copyblogger.com for more information and help. Very engaging smile, too. :)
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Brooklyn2008 Premium
Why thank you!! :)
And I will definitely check those out as well. I love seeking all the useful and helpful information that I can.
As for my name...I'm actually from Ontario Canada :) My name is just my username.
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GautamWorld Premium
Hi, Nathaniell.

Please, can you join us to give your views? You're are an expert. :)

Here's the link: Gautam
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GaryN238 Premium
Sounds inspiring and I hope to just get something started here which I have something in mind already to be my first idea Thanks for saying hello.
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Gary. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings Nathaniell,

I just reviewed one of your posts, so I decided to follow you. Hope to be a part of your network and get some juicy nuggets.

All the best!

Veronica
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A nate after I created two websites then what do I do.
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nathaniell Premium
What's the next lesson?
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Thanks for yr reply! I will definitely take into consideration your comments:)
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marijus0531 Premium
Hey Nathaniell,great stuff and inspiring introduction,keep it up ;-)
You have done tremendous stuff,that everyone is dreaming on WA.

All the best,

Marijus
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amyr2017 Premium
Nathaniel,
This would be a lot more expeditious if I could create my blog in Wix, where all my other sites are created. Would that be possible to do that, and to somehow integrate that with your platform? I can't spend hours and hours trying to learn Wordpress since that is not my goal or desire. I could put up a blog in Wix in under an hour.
Thanks,
/a.
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nathaniell Premium
You can create your blog is Wix for sure, but it would not be able to be hosted here in WA, and you would miss out on some features of WA hosting like enhanced security, spam prevention, peer review, and comment exchanges.

You can still build your blog in Wix and use the WA training. However, I suspect that with Wix you may be at a disadvantage for SEO. I've used Weebly and a few others before, and they simply do not offer the same goodies as Wordpress.

Up to you though!
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amyr2017 Premium
I see your point. Thanks...!
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi again,
I can't upgrade until Wednesday of this week (2 days) -- that's okay right? Is it possible to pay monthly? And is it possible to extend the $19 offer for a couple of months? $49 is a hardship for me, sadly enough.
Thank you,
Amy
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Smartt33 Premium
I think you had a great idea. You will be able to get it all together here because this place has everything here.

Ernie
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And one more comment/question - E.g., if I have only a blog, how many posts shall I have on it before trying to get some affiliate links, I mean really qualitative posts. Do I understand well that in 2 days I will not be able to ask u any questions? How can I promote yr program to get some referrals - any text links or banners?
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nathaniell Premium
There is no exact number. I just wait until I have some consistent traffic flowing in before I start adding affiliate links. I use a combination of images and text, but mostly rely on text.

You are correct - if you don't upgrade to premium after 2 days, you will lose the ability to ask questions inside WA. The personal support here is a great reason to upgrade!
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As to Amazon, my primary aim is not to monetize my website (at the moment I am focusing on its blog) but to enrich its content. If I have some products to display since I would like offer my readers a kind of gallery or collection I could review them, look for my related into, compare etc. Otherwise, I feel that if I have no products (dog toys and toy dogs) I could go on only with the blog. Seem to me a vicious circle:)
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One more question. There are some limitations in 2 days start. If I do not upgrade within these 2 days, can I complete Course 1 and go on with two free websites? Sorry for troubling u, after being ill I am trying to do my best to catch up.
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Nathaniell,
Sorry for all the emails --
So I am designing my blog and not really familiar with the Wordpress platform -- Are we all just left to figure it out on our own? If so, that's fine -- I will be able to -- but additionally, I am spending a significant amount of time coming up with content, photos that are copyright free, etc. -- is this part of the process or is there an easier way to accomplish this?
In other words, if I am on the right track, then that's fine -- if I'm not, please advise.
Thank you,
/a.
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nathaniell Premium
Some themes are quite complicated, so their "demo" looks great, but to achieve the same thing, your really need to work to get images, pages, and other features to look the same.

I'd recommend starting with a much simpler theme: Things like sliders, fancy images, and other features look cool, but they tend to slow down your site and will not help much with making sales. Simple is better when it comes to reading information!

Even with a simple blog-style website, keep in mind, your home page will be a "blog roll" meaning it will be blank until you start publishing posts! Basically, once your simple site is set up, the majority of your work will be writing content. Kyle will cover more about writing content later in the lessons, as well as finding images. It's just too overwhelming to cover all that stuff PLUS all the basic money concepts, PLUS basic SEO and all that.

You're doing great so far!
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you...!
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Hi, Nathaniell. I was offline all these days since I was ill. I hope to be able to complete the classes within these 3 days, if they are still available for me.

I have 4 questions now:):

1) I would like to ask u about TrainPetDog affiliate program. Since i am trying to do smth in the dog niche i wanted to join theme, but there are so many negative comments from their customers on the Internet that I feel confused. In one of yr blog posts u mentioned them as yr 1st choice but later on in the same post focused on Caesar Way and Pet Smart. Could u comment a bit more?

2) Is it possible to use YouTube videos on my website/blog if they have no Creative Commons License? How do it legally?

3) I tried to join Amazon, but when I am trying to verify my PIN there is a message that Amazon is prohibited from making calls to this number. Amazon says that there are technical problems, but the situation goes to be unsolved already for 2 weeks. Maybe I am not eligible to join? (I am from Latvia)

4) Is it OK to apply for Amazon if the website is under construction, only the blog is live and has 8 posts as I registered it only on 2 February? E-bay says that I need 1K subscribers on my blog or on YouTube to join. I feel strange I need products from them to start to develop and promote the website while they are ready to accept me only when it is already popular.

Sorry for so many questions. I seem to be too energetic after my illness.

Thanks a lot in advance!

Best, Ilona

PS. Other members of the community are welcome to comment too:)
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nathaniell Premium
1. This post was just to demonstrate the availability of affiliate programs in a specific niche. It was not about the quality of the products, or an example of a niche website you would build.

2. Yes, you can use YouTube videos for your website without even asking the creator

3. Check to see if Amazon Associates works in Latvia. It may not. If not, that's OK. There are thousands of other affiliate programs out there!

4. I would not apply to Amazon right now. I highly recommend you go through the courses in order. I'm not sure if you have an existing website you are adding links to, but adding affiliate links to a site with no content is setting yourself up for failure.

The courses have you create a website with content and traffic before doing any affiliate stuff. This is so you can build a strong foundation to your business before trying to make money from the site. A site with affiliate links and no content will have a hard time ranking, but a website with traffic coming in already can be monetized pretty well in just a few days.

Of course, it's your business and you can do as you please, but I just want to make sure you get started on the right foot, and don't skip ahead in the training.

Hope this helps! I saw your email but have responded here :)
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Thanks a lot for your comments. I will try to do my best to follow yr advice and not to be in a hurry:)
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Nathaniell,
As I begin to create my own site, I realize that I am being prompted to create a site within my "niche" -- in this case I am starting with organic food, health eating, greens, plant-based, etc.
So when I create my site, I have to populate it with content, photos, articles, etc, and position myself as an expert - which I am NOT -- I don't understand how this works and why someone should visit my site when I have no content and am not an author and not authorized to write about organic eating, from an experts' perspective.
Thanks,
Amy
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Hello there
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nathaniell Premium
Hi and welcome Mallory!
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sharonwhyte Premium
Hi Nathaniell.
Just wanted to stop by and say thanks for your training and will be more than happy to "Follow You" as I can see you are doing very well and have a lot to offer! Cheers
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi again,
So I am trying to figure out my niche and came up with a few ideas which I would like to run by you. But i can't figure out what you guys mean when you say that we are building a website?
What is the purpose of the site? Who will see it? I can't get people to the 2 sites I already have -- how will this be different...?! How does this relate to funnel marketing or maybe it doesn't? But Russell Brunson talks a lot about funnels and affiliate marketing.
Very confused.
Thank you,
Amy
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nathaniell Premium
The issue with a "funnel" is that you have to get traffic to it. There are many ways to do it, but you have to decide on a traffic strategy. A funnel by itself will not make money without people going to the funnel (traffic).

WA focuses on getting traffic through content marketing, AKA writing articles. You'll make a webiste, write articles for it, and that will drive traffic to your "money pages".
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amyr2017 Premium
So the site that I build will speak directly to the audience for the market I have chosen, yes? That site will have the affiliate links?
Thanks...!
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nathaniell Premium
Yes, that's correct!
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AngelF1 Premium
Hi nathaniell I am having a problem signing up for google adsence. It ask for my website and language which I put in then I push save and continue and nothing happens. I have been trying several days incase their was something wrong with their website. Not sure what to do? Thankls Angel
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nathaniell Premium
Hm. I'm not familiar with this issue. It may be a browser issue, but it would be something I would ask their support team, or see what Google has to say. You can also post a question in a classroom and see what other people say! https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/everything-wordpress
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AngelF1 Premium
Thanks I will dig deeper to get this fixed...
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi again,
Should I be speaking with Kyle or Carson? I assumed you "work" here and you've been so kind in answering me. I don't want to burden you...! Thanks,
Amy
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nathaniell Premium
You can ask any one of us! You are my referral to the community, so I try to be on the ball answering your questions. But Kyle and Carson are the owners (I'm just a member so technically don't "work" here). They also participate in the community.

You can also stop by live chat and ask anything you want there. Lots of members hang out there and ask/answer questions about the WA community and online marketing.
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you...!
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I kinda lost my way on the website stuff so can you send me a link with a video about hoe to start your website again. That. Will be nice Nathaniell
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nathaniell Premium
Here's a link to the first courses: Hope that helps!
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randymcgee Premium
Hi Nathaniel, I like your story. Thanks for the example of making it happen.
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Damian8 Premium
Nine one Nathaniell. Living in China must have been a great life experience. I lived abroad in a couple of countries myself in the past and found the culture very different to that of UK where I am from.

How long from started earning in China did it take before you decided to go full time marketing in US
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Damian8 Premium
*NIce*
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Hey Nathaniell I need some help starting my website some advice would be nice mate
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nathaniell Premium
What type of advice do you need?
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FLedet Premium
Hi, I checked out your websites and I love them, really good work. But I am wanting to see if you can tell me how you've one your drop down menu? I am doing bootcamp and I am wanting to have all my reviews under one reviews tab. Also I don't know if you can take the time to look at my site and tell me how to get an image next to my summary reviews on the front page of my post, cause it looks to me like there is an option for that. I just starting to learn the affiliate marketing so im pretty clueless to this kind of business but learning more everyday. Or do you know of a place where I can find a tutorial on how to use my wordpress site? So if or when you have the time for some pointers id really appreciate any help...If it's too much it's totally fine...Thanks
fixyoursituation.com
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CherryCairns Premium
Thank you for following me Nathan :-)
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Cherry. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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CherryCairns Premium
Hi Nathan, My niche is baby clothing, I am thinking to have my domain like this The Products for Baby .com what is your suggestions?
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nathaniell Premium
A domain name won't make or break a website - it's a matter of personal preference. You can choose a brandable domain name that's catch and easy to remember, or a keyword based domain name, which is more descriptive and may rank better for that one specific keyword. The majority of your "rank" and traffic will come from individual pages, so the exact domain you choose is a very small part of the website building process.

I have done both, with success! Personally, I prefer to have a brandable, short domain name because it's easier to remember and shorter in the search engines!

You can basically get any domain URL you want using this trick as well, in case you had some other ideas you though but they were not available: Your domain sounds great, but I would remove the "the" part since it's not grammatically correct!
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chillens Premium
How are you Nathaniell? Question for you...in the pages menu and across the table is SEO and Title descriptions, which are blank right now. Should I not be putting something in there? Also, I'm indexed, however I cannot find anything on my site as far as pages, only opens me up to my works in progress. Hoping the public cannot do that. A wee confused...I'm on C2/L5.
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nathaniell Premium
Since you are logged into your site, you'll be able to log into your pages through the front end of your site. No one else can do that!

For your SEO Title and descriptions, you can leave those blank!
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chillens Premium
why thank ya...have a lovely day!
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AliW1 Premium
Hello,

I am having the hardest time trying to figure out a domain or even being very direct with my niche.
I am interested in Health and entertainment products for the trained Christian dancer.
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nathaniell Premium
Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!

Once you figure out your niche, we can work on a domain :)
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AliW1 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell. I really appreciate it.
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CraigG1 Premium
I'm thinking that heath & fitness would be a good niche for me to start with. Not sure if I should focus on diet and weight loss or fitness tips, trends and solutions for people over 50. What are your thoughts? Thanks in advance for sharing.
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nathaniell Premium
Left you a message on your profile. Check it for a detailed response :)
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Giroux Premium
My initial niche was going to be "nuts". The domain I purchased is: nuts2u.net
After further brainstorming, I decided to change my niche to "feeling good"
Should I purchase a new domain or is this one ok?
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nathaniell Premium
Feeling good is very, very broad! Someone that wants to feel good by partying is different than someone that wants to feel good by exercising!

Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!
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renatopengue Premium
Hi your story it is really inspiring and thanks to give me those tips on the live chat Renato.
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CraigW315 Premium
I came to your profile after receiving a response from you in live chat. Your story is inspiring. Any particular thoughts/ advice you can share with someone still in the early stages?
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Hey there Nathaniell i enjoyed reading your success story it inspired me to join WA thank you.
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nathaniell Premium
Glad I could inspire you Thomas!
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Hit me up Nathaniel I really to speak with you bro
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I'm serious about this thing I really need guidance I this business. bro
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nathaniell Premium
Sure, what's up Ladarius? You can ask any questions you need right here, or on your profile (respond to my message)
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Yay Nathaniel I need some support knowing how to start work my website so need you bro asap
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nathaniell Premium
Start right here man: Follow the lessons step by step!
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Hey Nathaniel this is ladarius a new member to the site and my ability to ask question ends in four days and I don't have money for the premium so if there's a another way like a personal number or email adress will be find because I need a mentor bro I really need a mentor
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Fun4all Premium
Hello Nathaniell, congrats on achieving your goals while continuing to set new ones. I am just getting familiar with online marketing and I welcome your expertise.
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angieina Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I left a comment for you at the beginning of February ,of which you disapproved . I don`t think you understood my analogy of `a rolling stone` ! I can assure you I was in no way being critical of your profile.....quite the opposite ! I was actually admiring the fact that you had travelled about a lot but have indeed accomplished many of your goals.
Far different from the way ,in my youth, one was expected to stay at the designated job until one retired, to be successful.
You and many like you are living proof of how different it is in todays world . Please do not take this the wrong way. You, are obviously a success!
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What goals have you achieved for yourself? I would love to hear a success story to keep me motivated!
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annehass Premium
Hey Nathaniell, is it possible that you look at my site? I need your opinion, it is not finished.
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nathaniell Premium
Yes, I can take a look at it! Any site will never be "finished" since it will always be growing, but I can definitely let you know if you're doing the training correctly so far!
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frd Premium
Hey Nathaniell, just passing by to say: I'm back, after a pause of eight months and glad to see, that you're still here !!!
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NickCortez Premium
Hey Nathaniel, how are you? My idea for my log would be a combination of Food and music. I have a couple names ideas for example Tasty Sound. I have a huge passion for music and food and I juts wanted feedback If its a good idea?
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nathaniell Premium
"Food and Music" is quite broad. You should narrow it down to something more specific.

Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!
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dankerr Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I received your email to introduce myself, I am (excuse the pun) bum up and head down going through the WA certification courses, trying to get to the monetisation stage to see if I can make this happen or not. I have been in a similar position before but couldn't get the traffic to happen, so I am concentrating on step by step. If this doesn't work then it won't be for a lack of trying. So far I have been online 4 or 5 days and have my site indexed on google. checkout my site http://usbonlineforyou.com/ Am I heading in the right direction? Thanks for your follow up
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nathaniell Premium
Yes, you are definitely heading in the right direction! I'm surprised you already have so much content up. That's awesome. You're really moving fast.

Were those posts based on just ideas you had or keywords you researched?
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dankerr Premium
Thanks for the boost, all content on my site is researched and written by me, no copy and paste just research, research, research. I am assuming that all this content is to get my site ranked. Will I be placing links to products soon?
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nathaniell Premium
That's awesome. Original content written by you, an expert, is the best way to go!

Placing links to products will come in Level 3 of your training. We want to build a strong foundation to our business before getting affiliate stuff on there.
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spiritonfire Premium
Hello Nathaniell,

I am curious what you would suggest as far as getting started and having success online with WA. Would you recommend completing the Affiliate Bootcamp or attempting to choose my own niche?

Thanks
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nathaniell Premium
I recommend doing your own niche. It'll give you more freedom to be creative. You can always do a bootcamp site later and talk about your experiences as an affiliate and show where you started, then what you ended up with!
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spiritonfire Premium
Ok. Thanks.
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dankerr Premium
Hi, I think I may have gone 'offline?' when researching keywords. My idea is to have a site that enables me to act as an affiliate to other sites online that sell usb sticks. my keyword research came up with 'buy usb sticks online' 'best buy usb sticks' etc. but now I am onto the next phase of the learning, I am not sure that is the direction I should be taking. lesson 8 seems to be taking me in another direction. Is there something that I have missed? something that I can read referring to my headspace? As I am going through the lesson it seems to be geared towards me being the authority on the websites name? but I thought I was heading down the affilliate track? does this question make sense to you?
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nathaniell Premium
Yes, WA is all about affiliate marketing, so if your site is about USB sticks, then you would be promoting USB sticks from other websites.

What was it about the training that makes you feel that it's asking you to do something else? You'll be an "authority" in your niche, but it doesn't have much to do with the website name. You can pick a keyword rich name for your website, or a brandable one. Both styles work.

On a side note, I would not limit yourself to keywords like "buy" XYZ. People will be searching for information online, so things about USB stick size, design, troubleshooting, etc will be more helpful in the long run.
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dankerr Premium
Thank you for that info' I will continue along the path I am going, using alternative keywords as well as, and see what the next hiccup produces. thank you
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watargpk Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

I have transferred my own domain name to WA. But I want to operate the email accounts for the domain name in godaddy.

I already have the CNAMES and MX RECORDS from godaddy. How can I add them to my domain's DNS Zone File in order to get my email accounts with godaddy to work?
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Conglatulation!
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nathaniell Premium
Thanks!
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Jpmartel Premium
Very inspiring bio! I followed some of your training and I realized that I weren't following you here it goes :)

Hopefully I could learn a few more tips from you and as myself too want to make this a full time income within 2 years. Hopefully I will be able to succeed with a drone niche.

Also congrats on your rank !
Cheers

Jp
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caterinamac Premium
Hi Nathaniel,
I really enjoy you ' one more cup of coffee ',site.It is informative engaging and easy to read.I wish I could emulate your free flowing writing style.I am also interested to know if you do other internetty things besides WA.Hope you don't mind me being inquisitive.Kind regards Cate
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jacob23 Premium
Hi Nath. I find your blogs very inspirational and helpful. Thanks for being such a great support to our newbies. Question/advice: I decided on my niche, Barbecue. Name of my website is Barbecue Grilling Tips. I will focus on some initial themes like BBQ methods, tips, products and recipes, and thinking of promoting BBQ products on affiliate programs like amazon and the like. Any comments on it? Am I going in the right direction? Appreciate your feedback. cheers
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scottyb2good Premium
Hey Nathan, Saw you in Jays AMP video course............Scotty B ♫
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nathaniell Premium
Hey man!
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hey how do i activate the add to menus button.i did clicked in the boxes but i can not add it.
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nathaniell Premium
If you are creating a custom menu, make sure you are saving the menu after you make it! It doesn't automatically save like widgets.

If that doesn't fix the issue, have you seen this training? The "Automatically Add To Menu" button is just for pages, but you can add anything manually using the tutorial above.
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scitagomez Premium
I believe it was your blog that made me check out Wealthy Affiliates. How bout them apples.
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orsveress Premium
Hey nice to see you I've actually read your blog its good before i joined that is and its a great blog good information and i liked it one of the reason i joined. If i didn't join under your affiliate link my bad i think i just came to the site not sure. lol. But you were one of the bloggers i saw doing it made me jump on board!
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PIECES-OF-ME Premium
Greetings Nathaniell. I saw a welcome from you to someone else in the community and thought about how kind you were to extend your help to them. Sounds like you have much to contribute with your accomplishments. Hoping to reach out to you if the need arises as I'm a newbie at this. May you continue to achieve success in all your endeavours.

Blessings!
Alicia
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Thanks for reaching out Nat. I am just getting started and will be sure to contact you if I have questions.
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Mj. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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bpoiler1 Premium
iv tried looking on a few pay sites and they have Star Wars stuff but nothing that im looking for.
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nathaniell Premium
What's your niche?
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bpoiler1 Premium
Hey Nathaniell, I have a question for you. Where can I get nice, crisp, clear images for my website? Im building a Star Wars theme website and cant find anything im looking for. I have found a few images but they are horrible looking. Here is the one I have on my main page please check it out and see what I mean www.battlefrontbattletips.com
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nathaniell Premium
Well, for the best images, you gotta pay for them! But there are many free image resources you can look through too: They can be a pain to look through, but that's the tradeoff! Free, good images you have to spend time searching for. Paid images are easy and fast to find!
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Your story above is very inspiring to read as a new member! - cheers and congrats to your success!
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Hey,thanks for your support.looking forward to get in touch with you.greetings from Greece.
Megas.kostas fb acoount.add me
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Kostas. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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OK LETS DO THIS. Not really tech savvy but I'm going to give it all I got
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nathaniell Premium
Don't worry, we were all newbies at one point along the way Donna. You are going to get the hang of this and as you move through the training, things are really going to start to fall in place for you. :)
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Hey Nathaniell I appreciate your support. Its funny, I live in the US but I have had the same idea about having a usd income somewhere with a currency of less value and living like a king. I spent most of 2016 in Bogota, Colombia ( city of my birth) and saw how much more purchasing power the dollar had over there compared to over here in the states, pretty amazing actually. Its awesome to see that some one has done it.
Anyway, The only thing I'm kind of stuck with at the moment is choosing a niche. One of my main interests is economics but I am not sure if I could monetize with that. If there is what could I do? What are some good ways to go about picking a niche?
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nathaniell Premium
Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!

PS. That would be really awesome if you could be earning USD and living in Columbia!
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leitah Premium
Hey, Nathaniell, I received your email and wanted to say hello and to thank you for your excellent work here.
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Agradecer Premium
Hey Nathaniell: I can't seem to private message you.
I need your assistance, please. ;)
Thanks,
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nathaniell Premium
Just sent you a PM. See if you can respond. If not, what's the error you're getting?
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Hey Nathaniell,

Thought about making a travel blog since I did a road trip across the country recently. I know there are a lot of blogs out there these days on travel and trips. Any tips on how to stand out from the others?
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nathaniell Premium
Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!

So for your travel blog, that's a good start, but I would think about what type of traveler you want to make your site for. Where are they going, why, how much money they have, the things they like to do...these things can help you develop the idea of who your "niche audience" is, within the larger idea of "travel".
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Well Nathaniell, i'm going to need all the help I can get from you because to be honest with you, I have no idea what i'm doing or how to even get started with this. But i'm extremely grateful for your offer and your concern. I hope you'll be able to help me get started with this because I definitely want to do something with this and have a good financial life ahead of me. Thank you very much!!
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Mark. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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Hello Nathaniell. Just wanted to touch bases with you and to ask you if you would give me a call on my cell phone because I really need to discuss all this with someone who knows what they're doing. I have no clue where to start at and i'm so confused.
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nathaniell Premium
Sorry Mark, we are unable to call people through WA. I deleted your other message, to remove your phone number and prevent you from getting unsolicited calls.

What do you need help with?

We can help with anything you want via the live chat platform or with messages just like this one.
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NilaG Premium
Ok, Nathaniell, my go-to knowledgeable cohort in crime. Questions for you. I'm about to rehaul my website and it's like you can't see the forest for the trees there are so many choices out there, as you well know. This is what I'd like to find but of course, am also open:

I'm looking for a free totally responsive WP website theme that will lend itself to me who is not a coder and is fairly simple to use, for anyone, including myself and website visitors.

I already have a very successful website that offers clothing alterations. What I'm trying to do is to have another clothing-type website that will also offer clothing shopping (affiliate, because I'm not going to create any products of my own) as well as my own two-bits of advice/knowledge from time to time (not wanting to do a blog).

I already have a name for the website chosen and am considering narrowing down my affiliate clothing options to perhaps plus-size women.

So which themes will lend itself easily to what I want to do? Sure do appreciate your thoughts/suggestions on this.
Nila
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ZhuangZhong Premium
Hello, I was from China. Nice to meet you :)
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bpoiler1 Premium
Hey man whats up, Im doing great. Still going through the training and videos. I already have my niches and ready to work on the content of my site.
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nathaniell Premium
Awesome. Sounds like you're making progress fast Billy!
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DickyBuoy Premium
Hello and yes we've spoken.
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nathaniell Premium
Hey Rich! Welcome. Hope you're enjoying the community so far.
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Mishil Premium
If i want to make affiliate website for Click Bank & Amazon products what I should write in the description for the website? and where i will add the affiliate code for each product?

please support
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nathaniell Premium
It depends on what the website is about! Clickbank and Amazon are just where you get the affiliate links from. The website topic is what your website is about, then you can recommend products based on what your content talks about.

Have you started your training here yet?
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JCook1 Premium
Is there a way to send from my domain specific email? It is currently being forwarded to a personal email acct but an affiliate is asking for my w-9 to be sent using my domain specific email as I guess that's the email I put on the initial request.
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JCook1 Premium
nevermind. figured it out :)
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nathaniell Premium
I read your question and it sounds like you got this fixed already!

For the future, you can also create multiple email addresses for each domain, so if the "forward as" is not working in Gmail, you can create an alternate email in WA and just check your webmail from there.
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Alphadad Premium
Just wanted to give a Giant shout out to Nathaniell. I have never seen support like this from any other opportunity. Thank you for your commitment and dedication to create the success you did. Without it, I may not have found this.
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nathaniell Premium
Helping guys like you is exactly why I log into WA every day. It's pretty intimidating to start something like an online business, but ANYONE can do it with the right motivation and support. You can do this!
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Diane63 Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

Can you explain how the Rank works. Does our comments, likes impact the statistics? What about Following others? How does that work? Not sure who to follow; or will my rank improve the more people I follow. Can you elaborate. Thanks.
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nathaniell Premium
I have a blog post on following here that can explain the benefits of it, or why you can ignore it if you don't have the time: As for rank, it's just a measure of social activity. Everything you do within the community can affect rank. More activity = higher rank. But it does not affect your business or earnings at all. It's just for a bit of fun and social activity with fellow internet entrepreneurs.
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Zeppeliiin Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

so it's my second day on here and already have a niche in mind and some ideas for content on my soon to be built website. but I wanted to see what you thought about this niche I have in mind which is "Hiking" do you think this is okay to roll with? as I am really interested in hiking. or is it too broad?

Jay
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nathaniell Premium
Hiking is an awesome niche I think! You may find as you develop your site you want to get a bit more specific, like day-hikes, or meditation hikes, or hiking with kids, or multi-day hikes with camping. But go with this idea, start your site, and see where it takes you.
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dish5l Premium
Mentioned you in my latest blog post.
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nathaniell Premium
Cool! I'll check it out.
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Dear Nathaniell,
1) Do site rubix can do solely opt in page?
2) Does Wealthy Affiliate focus on email marketing to build relationship with the audience?
3) Does Wealthy Affiliate covers on how to give free e book and free information to audience through my email list?
4) Does Wealhy Affiliate provide fast ways to build content for free ebook
5) Does It focus only in amazon affiliate? How about clickbanks?

Thank you
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nathaniell Premium
1) Yes, but you need to make your home page a "static" page, not a blog roll
2) No, they focus on organic search
3) There are some training modules, but they mostly focus on affiliate marketing with Organic Search
4) No, you should write 100% original content
5) They focus on any affiliate. Amazon, Clickbank, Shareasale...there are many more.

Hope this helps!
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I got a quick question for you: I've finished all the training and have my first post up. :)
On the Site Manager page, there's a box with info about my website. Where it says "Google Index", it says "No". Is that supposed to be a Yes? And if so, is there something I'm still missing?
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nathaniell Premium
It should say, "Yes", and that will change in a week or two. See my response on your profile page for a more detailed description :)
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Hi Nathaniel, i am starter member but i want to join the premium and thinking if you can be of help to me later in the future. I really need some coaching. thanks, Obi
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nathaniell Premium
There's a huge network of people here, including myself, that you'll be able to contact for support when the time comes Obi :) Glad you like WA so far!
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DaveF1 Premium
i'm seeing your the go to man like to be apart of ante rage of followers as i know for darn sure i'm going to need help
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nathaniell Premium
Yup yup. Always on the go LOL
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nelsonrosa77 Premium
Hey, Nathaniell. Thanks for willing to be my 1-on-1 coach.
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Nelson! I hope 2017 is going to be an awesome year for you!
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nelsonrosa77 Premium
Nathaniell, is it possible for me to take an other domain name instead of the one I am trying to change. I have paid $13.99 to change mine hosting from Godaddy to WA, but I still have problems to get it trough.
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nathaniell Premium
You can definitely buy a new domain, however, it's not possible to "exchange" one for the other. If you are having trouble transferring over, I can definitely try to help. What part of the process are you stuck at?

Have you seen this training? You can also private message me with this matter if you need.
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Colette1960 Premium
Hi Nathaniell. Good to meet you. It's no accident that I joined after reviewing your web page (and a few others) ... you were chosen because of your obvious skill and willingness to be helpful and patient.
:)
Regards, Colette
PS. 1st question, is it possible to change my username?
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nathaniell Premium
I'm glad you decided to sign up through my links Colette! You can change your username here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/home/my_profile

Let me know if that works!
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Colette1960 Premium
Yep it worked fine, thanks. I am now Colette1960.
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nathaniell Premium
Awesome!
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larouse1 Premium
Hi. Just starting out. Hope your course helps!
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nathaniell Premium
I think it will! If you have any questions along the way, don't hesitate to stop by again :)
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Cindarella Premium
I stay don't have nothing to say on my new website I don't know how to start.
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nathaniell Premium
What did you pick for your topic?
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sheop Premium
Hi ,
Nice to see you. Thanks for your help & guidance.
with best wishes
sheo
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Sheo. I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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Hey man I am kind of stuck with the keywords.. Once I have all the relevant keywords for my website, what do I do with them? Thanks!
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nathaniell Premium
The keywords are basically your article title and topic to write about. I have a training on how to use keywords here that might explain better: Let me know if that explains it or if you have further questions!
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Hey man thanks your your answer! Makes allot of sense!
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nathaniell Premium
Awesome. Glad it helped.
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You so online marketing were is your website?
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Tchiapputo Premium
So you are the reason I joined WA. I did quite a bit of research but you were the final decision point for me. :)
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nathaniell Premium
Thanks Teresa, and I'm glad that you've joined WA and are excited to get started! It's a bummer that you joined through my site but you weren't registered as my referral though! Still, you have an awesome community of members (experts and newbies) that that are going to be able to provide you with the support you need while you get started :)
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beckilisl Premium
Wow, you've been at this a long time. You are an inspiration for me! I wonder if you miss China, or if you go back a lot...
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NitaN Premium
I'm glad you are here,. Best of the best to you!
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BruceDennis Premium
Hi Nathaniel -- sounds like you've made a career for yourself. I'm very impressed -- hope to do the same! All the best for the year tocome!
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TheBuilder Premium
Hello dear Nathaneill, hope all is well for you. Just to let you know that there is a special mention related to Ambassadors in my latest post. You are specially concerned about it. So a big thank to you.
I wish you good health my friend.
Usiba.
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nathaniell Premium
Thanks Ibrahim!
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