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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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CraigBarnes Premium
Nothing happens when I click on the icon to the left of the search bar when I ask for help with how to start a discussion. I also don't see any icon or way to join a live chat session. My Samsung DUMB tv is just a piece of crap for doing anything on the internet. Not owning a computer is even worse
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nathaniell Premium
The search bar on top requires that you enter something into it. It's for searching for training, so type something like "keywords" or "content" and tutorials will pop up you can click.

To join live chat, you click the "live chat" blue button on the left. That will open live chat in a new window. Otherwise, you can click "activity dashboard" and you will see live chat scrolling on the right.

For asking a question, you can click the pen at the top of the page, then "ask a question" and follow the prompts to choose an appropriate classroom to post your question.

Hope that helps!
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Arevik1980 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I want to add "shop related products" from Amazon but i don't know how. Amazon said just highlight and copy the HTML code, then paste it into the code for your Web site typically into Product article pages. I can't find on my web site Product article pages. I want to add different Amazon products to my posts. Thank you.
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nathaniell Premium
You will have to write an article about the product you wan to feature, then you can paste the code into the article. Write a "product review", then paste the code Amazon gives you.

But Kyle shows this in the lessons - have you got to that part yet?

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.
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CraigG1 Premium
Seems like I'm hitting a wall in regards to the niche I've chosen (diet and weight loss for seniors). In writing web site entries, I've come across a lot of information and so much of it is conflicting. With content being so critical, I don't want to write about something things that has so debate going on. It's hard for me to tell, which is right and which is not. And that's especially true when it comes to rating diets and weight loss programs. Right now, I feel like I need to regroup, re-assess and find an area of interest that I can feel confident about when I write. More than anything, I want to present good material that's factual, helpful and not misleading.
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nathaniell Premium
Remember, it's always possible to provide a unique opinion. There are going to be conflicting opinions in every niche, on every topic. You do the research, but then you need to make an opinion! Sometimes the "facts" depends on who you ask. But if you need time to regroup, that's totally fine!
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JennyCraig Premium
Ok, I've got some ideas for a niche but you were right, it's an easy place to get stuck:
-Tiny Homes
-Gardening
-Women in Sales
-Exiting Corporate World / Financial Freedom
-Coffee Replacement
-Natural Energy Drinks
-Overcoming Back Pain
-Snoring
-Happy Marriage In a Busy World

Would love your feedback on these when you have a moment.

Thank you!
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nathaniell Premium
Those are all good places to start!

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!

Here are my thoughts on those specific niches:

-Tiny Homes: Great as-is
-Gardening: Needs to be more specific. Organic? Apartment? Prepper? Kids?
-Women in Sales: Needs to be more specific
-Exiting Corporate World / Financial Freedom: Good for "bootcamp" lessons
-Coffee Replacement: Can be combined with "natural energy drinks"
-Natural Energy Drinks
-Overcoming Back Pain: Good as-is!
-Snoring: What about it? Curing it? Is this truly a passion of yours?
-Happy Marriage In a Busy World: Needs to be more specific, e.g. WHO is your target audience. Moms? Dads? Both? With kids or without? Younger or older?
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JennyCraig Premium
Wow, thanks so much for your feedback, input & additional information to review. I am very grateful for your help! Niche to be chosen & moving on today! Chat soon:)
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nathaniell Premium
You're welcome!
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deborahcal Premium
I am bursting with Joy right now with all of the knowledge that I never imagine I could get my hands on far as computer technology is concern God bless each one of you with more knowledge and understanding in this field...I just don't know how to express this I am feeling right now. WOW!
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nathaniell Premium
I'm glad your'e having such a great time here in WA Deborah!
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StevenWood Premium
Hi again Nathaniell, hope you are well : )

I was gonna ask this is a PM as I thought I essentially had premium membership for the first 7 days, i misunderstood.

I am agonising a little over whether to use a siterubix domain or purchase my own, I believe the difference is:

W's_stevenwood"dot"com
or
W's-stevenwood@siterubix"dot"com

Firstly, can you confirm I have understood this correctly?

So my question is because my first site is gonna be my WA affilate referral site, am I right in thinking that the first name seems to have more gravitas?

I imagine there has been extensive testing of this from the members, has there been any tangible difference between the 2 types of web address.

Sorry my questions turn into 26000 word count articles LOL I must learn to be more brief in my style of writing ;)
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nathaniell Premium
Looks like you already went premium, but you are welcome to ask this question here anyway! :)

Your first and second assumption about domains is correct, except we don't use the www for domains in WA, and the siterubix domain would be stevenwood.siterubix.com (no @)

Most members start out using the free siterubix domains like mywebsite.siterubix.com. These are the ones you build on the free membership in WA, but you also get 25 free slots as a premium member.

As a free member, they are a great way to get started and see your work live on the internet. They certainly can rank and make money!

As a premium member, you can use these for testing stuff like plugins, content, SEO strategies, or whatever you want to play around with without buying a new domain name. But if you are going to focus on a website as an online business, it's highly recommended to pick a TLD (.com/org/net) to work on (.com is best!).

They rank better, faster, and carry more authority with visitors.

I buy my domains here at WA because they are cheaper in the long run, especially if you count free domain privacy! Here's a breakdown of the prices compared to other popular services: http://wealthyaffiliate.com/domains
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StevenWood Premium
Yup I'm already there. Day 1 was all I needed to see to make the decision.

Not sure how I did it financially, but if you see my partner, please don't mention the rent!!! :D
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nathaniell Premium
LOL. Mum's the word :)
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StevenWood Premium
Hello, hello, hello from the sunny...uhmmm...Nope...the cold and rainy U.K Nathaniell. I have been looking for somebody I would like to choose as my W.A mentor, and after reviewing your comments online and your promise to work directly with people and the fact that I see your style as something that would gel with my own I am happy and grateful to say I have finally chosen someone...YOU!

I hope the 7 days is enough time for me to feel confident enough to go premium and to feel I stand a good chance of recouping atleast the monthly cost so that is a cost I can forget about having to cover each month.

I am hugely excited and feel a surge of adrenaline right now as this is something I have wanted to do for many years and my making money online is knowledge is woeful to say the least apart from some moderate success with ebay over the years.

I work gruelling, manually tough 12 hour shifts in a food factory at the moment and at the incredibly young age of 44 *cough* feel that this needs to be something I can get out of in the next few years.

I have a fun, mischievous, young outlook and believe that life is not a drudge, but an adventure for those who wish to grab it and shape it to whatever they want and desire.

(Precisely when did this morph into a dating site profile bio???)

Aaghh! I'm droning on, I just wanted to say hi : )

Looking forward to my WA journey and working with yourself, time to raise a glass to the good times that lie ahead.
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nathaniell Premium
Great to meet you Steven! Sounds like you're very motivated, and have a good idea of what type of work it's going to take to get your website profitable. Getting a mental mindset prepared for the journey is half the battle!

Thanks for stopping by my profile and reaching out. Let's work on cutting down those 12 hour shifts at the factory :)
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otranto Premium
Hello Nathaniell,

Great, I've finally learned how to use Jaaxy and found 10 very good keyword phrases to boost SEO in my website!
With one of this phrases, I've opened a page on my site and put the SAME keyword phrase in the title, description, meta keywords, 1st paragraph and a few more times over the text.
OK. Another one I have used in a post.

My crucial question is: what I suppose to do with the other 8 keyword phrases?
I cannot open other 8 pages/posts about the same subject in the same website!

I really will appreciate any help.
Thank You in advance.
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Nathaniell,
Is it possible at this time for you to look at my site? It looks terrible but I was able to set up 3 posts. I also have the Privacy Page but have no idea where that is or what to do with it. How can I jazz up the site a little bit? The headlines are huge and I don't seem to have the ability to make them smaller. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you -- !
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amyr2017 Premium
nathaniell Premium
Your site is looking really good so far Amy. Are you following the training step by step? I don't see an about me page yet. That's usually in the first steps.

Posts like this http://wholefoodhealingstrategies.com/so-whos-verne are good, but will definitely need more content to be able to rank in Google, and be helpful to readers. 800-1200 words is what you should be aiming for in each post.

You'll learn a lot more about keywords in the future as well. It's important to have targeted phrases you write about. For example, it's unlikely someone will search for "taste sensation" in google. But it's very likely someone would search for "which whole grains fight cancer naturally" or something like that.

As for the look of the site - design is secondary to content. It looks good for now! If you get caught up in becoming a web designer it'll hold you back with creating content. Content is what gets traffic, and traffic what makes sales!
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you. I wanted to create an About Page but when I did, it didn't show up in preview, so I added the About section as a Blog, which I didn't want to do. I am not sure how to add pages and have them show up in a nav bar at the top.
Thanks.
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nathaniell Premium
All pages and posts can be added to a menu using this: To add a post to a menu, use this:
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you... could you take a look at the site now and let me know how the About section reads? Thank you...!
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nathaniell Premium
Your about me page is looking great! Sounds like a very interesting story of how you got into this. The more engaging and personal your website is, the more people will trust you and want to read what you write. I like that you added a picture there!

Feedback like this is also great to get from the community. You can post something in a Classroom, or, later on in the training, Kyle will show you how to submit your site to SiteFeedback for peer review!
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amyr2017 Premium
Excellent and thank you again...!
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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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nathaniell Premium
The HTML section for your <head> should be under Appearance > Editor > Header.php

Let me know if that works for you. There's also a training on it here:
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Mairi Premium
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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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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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,
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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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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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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,
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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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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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Daymo 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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Daymo Premium
*NIce*
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cindarella Premium
Hi my it 0 what do I do now? It hard to talk to someone because everybody is buisy with their own thing right now its injoying there holiday with there family. I not think anybody cares I think they to buisy thinking about Santa clues and the percent under the Christmas trees.
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scottyb2good Premium
Hey Nathaniells,
How yoos dewins ? Hey long time no talk. HAving difficulty getting a link to work on my W.A. site. Fixed it. Was a theme issue. Omega wasn't allowing my link to work. I don't know why ? But Twenty Sixteen worked it like a champ. Wish I knew why Omega theme did not let my link to work ? ..............Scotty B ♫
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nathaniell Premium
Weird! They didn't work? Perhaps the link color just matched the regular font color?
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ariesurya Premium
Hi nathaniell.. i wanna use game niche for my blog, more specificly is about retro and pixel art game. Before i start using this niche, i need advice for what kind of blog i have to create for this niche, should i make game review or what. I really need advice for this, hope you will read and reply this. Thanks
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nathaniell Premium
I think starting with reviews is an easy route to go!
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ariesurya Premium
thank you nathaniel
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byc090020 Premium
Hi Nathaniell!

I just came across your blog reviewing Anik Singal's Circle of Profit book. You definitely saved me a lot of time by helping me not get involved with his programs. I read about you and why you do what you do and it really is inspiring. I've only just begun, but I'll be sure to check out the content that you put out.

Thank you for being so transparent in your blog.
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Hello Nathaniell,

I'm happy to have come across a sample of your book on Kindle. That led me to your omcoc site which led me to WA.
I was a webmistress working in one office for a company- years ago- and now I'm trying to brush up on what I can still use and learn about what's advanced while I've been snoozing. Also, I really need to decide a direction to go in from there.

Anyway: I think I can learn from you and I'm excited about the course.

Cailin
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nathaniell Premium
Most of what you'll be doing as an affiliate marketer is not actually coding or technical. It's mostly research and writing! although having a bit of knowledge in php or css would help you customize your site.

Knowledge and information is the name of the game though!
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dslipyan Premium
Hi Nathaniell! I have a concern really about my niche and i'm hoping you can help. I know about child care and was thinking about helping mothers to choose the right child care for their needs. However, I currently work for a child care company and worry about what I can do legally on my website...so I guess i'm asking if there's another related niche or any suggestions you may have for me to continue with what I know and love! Thanks so much!!
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nathaniell Premium
The only legal issue would be from the end of your company (possibly), if they want you blogging about your experiences there. You can check with them if you're comfortable, but if you don't want to announce it to them that you're trying to make money on the side, that's totally understandable.

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 related to the child care niche, there's tons of possibilities. Something about educating kids at home would be good - like how to supplement child care with at-home education.
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pronad Premium
And homeschooling becoming quite popular since some schools are overcrowded.
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nathaniell Premium
Even better! How to homeschool would be a very cool idea to explore for a website. I can't believe I didn't think of that lol
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Gopika1 Premium
Hello Nathaniell. I have doubts about my niche KWs. My web will be about helping people to improve the quality of their lives. Self-improvement, mind-body-spirit topics, health and healing, diet, gifts, lifestyle, etc.etc.etc. My question is, are all this words my niche and what I need to do now is start to find the combinations with the google alphabet soup and then look the best ones in jaaxy?
And one more question:
You told me to target an audience, do that mean that I can build 2 or 3 different webs about the same topic but each web targeting different ages? One for women in their 60s, another for women in their 30's etc?

Thanks!
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nathaniell Premium
You could potentially do more than one website like that, but that's going to be a lot of work. If you're going to target all women, then I would just make ONE website about it rather than TWO websites about similar topics. It's good to think big and for the future, but at the same time, having a smaller audience can really help with targeting your content properly.

At the end of the day, it's up to you.

Your "niche" is just the basic idea of your website. So in your case, your niche could be Health for women over 60.
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Arthur2 Premium
Hi, Nathaniel. Can you give me an advice about how to show the success stories in Wealthy Affiliate on my website and in social media, particularly on Instagram? I mean, I would love to promote WA, but I haven't succeeded with it personally yet. What do I show people as success cases?
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missionsteak Premium
Hi Nathaniell, i have a great start to WA and made my first sale within the first month (PS4 game) through amazon affiliates . I want to make a page for WA referrals www.howtomakemoneyonlinefree.co.uk i plan to make a guide with my mistakes on making my first website - www.quickfixsupplements.info. I was wondering if there are any videos that are available to display what users can with WA. Thanks, Tim

https://plus.google.com/u/0/109667507365142461036
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nathaniell Premium
I'm not sure what you mean...you are looking for videos you can show on your site that display what people can do within WA? This should help:
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StevenEsser Premium
For me its difficult to really narrow down to the correct sub niche so that my niche doesn't become to broad. I have many things I am interested in, but whether I could write loads of articles on all of them remains to be seen.

Here's my brainstorm list (used dmoz and amazon):
Automotive - electric driving / carbon free driving
Maintaining a healthy weight (men?)
Stress Relief for Men
Off The Grid Solutions
Health - Animal - Cats - ? Keep your cat active
Health - Physical Therapy - Massage Equipment - Massaging at home

Would you be so kind and shine a bit of light over this?
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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 from your list, they all have potential! My favorites are electric driving, stress relief for men, massage therapy at home, and living off the grid.

I think stress relief for men will be easiest to do research on and write about because it's a lot of opinion pieces, and there's lots of available info online already. Living off the grid would be good because there's TONS of stuff you can promote, and it all seems like an urgent need. Massaging at home also has a wide variety of products available to promote, and opportunity for tutorials.

Electric cars would be fun and interesting, and it's a rapidly growing industry. However, research and writing might get a bit heavy!
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StevenEsser Premium
Thanks for your reply Nathaniell. I have to add one more question to the list.
Do you suggest that I start a free website / .siterubix first, or shall I look for a domain name? I am in the webhosting business from before and therefore it is rather easy (and cheap) to register domainnames for me.
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nathaniell Premium
Since you're already Premium, I'd just start with a .com. Mostly the free sites are for people on the free membership so they can build a site for free and see what WA offers. But since you are clear how hosting and domains work, you can just get a domain you like and do the lessons with that one.

Level 2 Lesson 1 is where Kyle will have you redirect the free siterubix to a .com anyway.
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Sucess123 Premium
Ok to narrow it down i picked colon cleanse, is that good? How can I find out if this is something ppl look for? tnx for your help. Also after creating my content for the website can I use links to begin making money? if so how many affiliates can I use in my website? Again is it better post or pages? does it matter can I use one or both.....which is better in your opinion. I'm still doing my research because this is the niche I have always been interested in...cleaning my system of garbage so being that you said to narrow it I did. I would like to target 20 to 50 year old. What do you think
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nathaniell Premium
I think your idea for detox is fine, but would get more specific. A 20 year old trying to detox has different needs than a 50 year old trying to detox!
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Sucess123 Premium
tnx for our tips and input and for always replying to my questions. May God continue to bless you.
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MichaelLouw Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

You bud, are a star here at Wealthy Affiiate. Always willing to help.
If you are ever in South Africa I would be more than willing to put you up, you will never have to worry about accommodation.

Okay, enough with the praises :)

What is your take on backlinks? Should we worry about them? Is commenting on other peoples sites within your niche still something we should be doing? Or should we just let them happen naturally?
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nathaniell Premium
I only comment on other people's site if I think it's interesting, and I'll leave my link in the allotted area if they have a good site. However, i don't go "looking" for backlinks or try to build them. Not worth the time! I pretty much go with what Kyle says
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T0nySc0tt Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

I am done with my site for now and would honored to receive your feedback.

I have already taken the next step and have purchased my domain alcoholicicecreams.com for my next step.

I am sure the new site will expand as it gains interest, traffic and hopefully affiliate work. I think I have a great niche since this is my business here in Texas.

Thank you,
Tony
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nathaniell Premium
Your site is looking really good so far Tony , and I can see that you're following the training closely.

Your about me page is a great example, with plenty of content, that's easy to read, and it includes a picture. Great job!

Looks like the next step is going to be merge the siterubix site into the .com site and go from there. I like the idea you have for your niche! Just last night I made "hop liqueur" ice cream from something I picked up in Canada: http://www.canadianbeernews.com/2014/11/11/phillips-announces-solo-release-for-hop-drop-liqueur/
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seranade Premium
HI Nathaniell,

I have another website, www.horses597.com on word press. I did a search and found out someone stole my article, from my website on my horse's birth, Stormy's Story. This was also published on Yahoo Voices for Years. They gave me no credit at all. I am peeved.
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nathaniell Premium
That happens a lot. It's not worth the hassle, but you can contact Yahoo if you want. Something like that wont' get much traffic anyway, so I'd just focus on publishing content on your own website. Copied content doesn't get very far in search engines.
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ATSmith59- Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I'm wondering if you could give me some help with my site or direct me to an individual who could specifically help me with some issues I'm having. I am in the process of building it. It's coming along fine, but the theme I have doesn't have menus so I had to make custom menus on the right side and that's where I'm running into trouble. I am using it as a Wealthy Affiliate affiliate site. Even if you don't have the time, if you can tell me who can help me that would be appreciated. Thank you.
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nathaniell Premium
Sure thing Terita, I'm happy to help. If you're trying to put a custom menu in the sidebar, I have a training for that: Or is the issue something else? Let me know!
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ATSmith59- Premium
Thanks Nate. I looked at your training. I have the menus set up, the problem is that under each of the menus all of the same menus are set up under each of them. Would you be willing to look at my site to see for yourself what I am referring to because I cannot explain it here; you'd have to see it?
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nathaniell Premium
Yeah, I can take a look! Just paste the URL here or send it in a private message.
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MichaelLouw Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

Please see a comment from a member and my response below.

onmyownterms Premium Ambassador 10 days ago
Please add your site to your 'my websites' portion of your profile, and remove the link from your blog.
Spam is a NO NO!
Also, use the SiteFeedback (official) system to get feedback on your site.

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MichaelLouw Premium 12 minutes ago
Hi, only saw this message now. Really did not know that I was not allowed to add a link. I am very sorry, I am new here.

Would appreciate if your approach was less snotty and more helpful. Comments like this scare new members away. Feels like I am back at school. No need to point out (official) system.

I have subsequently edited the blog, I hope this is to your approval.

Thanks.
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This really rubbed me up the wrong way, maybe more than it should have. As I mentioned to this person I am very new at WA. This could have been resolved in a friendlier way. It felt like I was being spoken down to.

Just wanted to know from you, since I joined after reading your success here at WA. Is this something that happens often?
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nathaniell Premium
It's perfectly legit to post a link to your site if you're asking for help or asking for feedback. It can be irritating when members overstep their boundaries, but keep in mind that your business is your focus, and it's not worth it to distract yourself with someone else bringing down your mood.

From time to time a member will start to take their role as "ambassador" or as a community contributor too seriously and rub people the wrong way.

However, the particular member you are talking about actually does spend a lot of time helping people in the community, so he does do a lot of good here as well! It's a bummer that he made you feel like you were spamming or breaking the rules. He could have been more friendly about it!
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wealth16 Premium
Hello Nat,
So am in the process of setting up my website, but stuck as it does not allow me to edit and have my welcome page welcome note or add other details ,do i have to be premium to have further access, i thought i can build a full site with the two options i have.??
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nathaniell Premium
Looks like you're already premium, but you should be able to edit your home page regardless. Where are you going to edit the page?

You can also send me the URL and tell me which part you're trying to edit and I can advise you on where to go to edit it.
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trickster101 Premium
Hi,
Just started reading some of your blogs and am finding them inspiring. I am very new to this and struggling to start building out some content. I think I am caught thinking it needs to be the final version immediately, but I know it is a process of evolution. Anyway, thanks for your information, leaving feeling more inspired.
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nathaniell Premium
Glad you are liking them!
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ViralTNTeam Premium
WA Blogging - I wrote 2 blogs on WA yesterday and found out that I am limited to 1 a day. The message said that the 2nd blog would be posted today. I have not seen it yet and it is after the 24 hour time frame. Any ideas what happened to my 2nd blog?
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nathaniell Premium
If you click "write new blog" the writing app will pop up and you'll be able to see your drafts in there. Try publishing from there.
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ViralTNTeam Premium
Oh!!! That is the first thing I have seen in this site which isn't intuitive IMO. Not bad, given that it is not a main ingredient.
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nathaniell Premium
Yeah, it's a little bit confusing. Glad I could help!
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MichaelLouw Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

When choosing a niche can it be as broad as technology or drones? Or must it be a specific type of drone? Is a website name techtalk to broad, or must the site be specific to certain drone for example djimavicpro

Do not want to make my sites to broad and then not be found by the search engines.

Thanks Michael
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nathaniell Premium
"technology" is way too broad, but drones could definitely work! I might even narrow it down to "drones for fun" or "drones of the enthusiast" so you can target your content properly One type of site would be more casual and information would be about what things a specific drone could do versus another one...which ones are good for kids...which ones are good for taking pictures.

While the other type of site would be more technical, maybe including info about how to build your own, or customize one, and stats on the new/best drones out there.

So see how you can take a topic like "drones" but still get more specific about your target audience?

However, doing ONE specific drone would be too narrow! You'd run out of things to talk about after 3 articles :)
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MichaelLouw Premium
Thanks, please ignore my other message I sent. Basically asked you the same question twice in two different sections.
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nathaniell Premium
Ah, OK. I get a lot of messages so I may have answered it twice or not at all LOL. Just let me know if I missed anything and I'll be sure and get to it ASAP :)
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maun5130 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I get stuck to choose proper domain name to buy it. My site is " Make Money at Home Dads" I come up with these domains.
http://makemoneyathomedads.com
http://howtomakemoneyathomedads.com
http://onlinemoneyfordads.com
http://onlinecashfordads.com
http://bestonlinemoneyfordads.com
http://fastonlinemoneyfordads.com

Please suggest. Really appreciate!
Regards.
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nathaniell Premium
Any domain can work, so my choice is just my opinion! But my favorite was onlinemoneyfordads.com :)
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maun5130 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, thank so much. I will buy this domain name this even. I would like to know which theme is the most suitable for my site " makemoneyathomedads.siterubix.com. Please suggest.

Appreciated and Best Regards.
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nathaniell Premium
No theme is perfect, but I did make a list of some really simple themes that I think are good for newbies to use. Check them out here:
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LINDSAYMORA Premium
Hi again sorry my english is not very well but thanks for you help i have some questions, and I have some dobout too, Itray to do and follow all things like we said.

my first question is : I have my domain in wordpress im creating my our page but im new is this area and I to learn can I use this hosting and domain here? how can conecting it?

second questions is about mennership Is necessary to buy member now or can do it later and why? how much i have to pay for month for membership?

how can I conecting with amazon for afiliation in this page and other pages?

Im happy becuase i like this comunity, and people here are very nice, i tray to follow all your advice...

see you later...
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nathaniell Premium
1) I would build a new website here with WA. It will be difficult to move your Wordpress site here to WA, and you can only do that with a Premium membership.

2) You can go Premium any time you want! It's $47/month, but you get a discount for the first month if you sign up in the next few days

3) This comes in later training, after you get more content and traffic to your site :)

Hope this helps Lindsay!
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LINDSAYMORA Premium
yesh thanks a lot I understand, I need to organize for to start ...
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Hi Nathaniel,

I have just finished reading all 10 lessons at WA. I'm new and trying to understand fully about online business and i want to digest all ideas from all those lessons before signing in to premium. Do you think it is a good idea? and what will happen if my free membership expires?

Thank you..
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nathaniell Premium
If you are serious about building your business online and eventually making money from it, Premium is definitely the way to go! After your free membership expires you'll still be able to work on your website, but you won't be able to move your site to a .com, and won't be able to ask questions. Plus, there's still 4 MORE levels of training that will help you build your site bigger and better!
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twhitelow1 Premium
Hey man i've been following your site ever since i went to it through the comment engine here on WA.

Great content and i saw that you made it to vegas. That's inspiring. I can't wait to get on that level as well. Check out my website if you are interested.

Becoming Freedom - http://www.becomingfreedom.com
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AngelF1 Premium
Just wondering if anyone has gotten an e mail saying to register your domain but not through WA. I already registered a domain through WA and wondering why this Domain Notification popped up on my email asking to pick a package for yahoo Bing Google to pay extra for viewers to reach my website. Let me know if anyone else had this and if it is legit. I have done everything through WA and I feel content with doing it this way. Please let me know if I have to respond to this email and spend more money. Thanks
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nathaniell Premium
That sounds like a scam to me. Google or Bing do not charge you to register your domain or get ranked. I think you can safely IGNORE that email. If you already bought your domain, you shouldn't need to buy anything else at this point.
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AngelF1 Premium
Thanks just wanted to make sure!!!
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Tracee Premium
Hey Nathaniell just a quick question about upgrading my account. I was having some issues with my credit card but I've managed to sort it, I was just wondering if I upgrade will my account be debited on the date I joined wealthy affiliate or the day I upgraded to premium?
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nathaniell Premium
It'll be debited the day you go premium. Up until now, everything has been free!
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Tracee Premium
Ok so every month it will be debited on the date I upgraded to premium
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nathaniell Premium
That's correct!
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peteredw1 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, sorry it took so long before I was able to finally commit any time to Wealthy Affiliate, for the past few years most of it was spent in hospital. Most of my life has been more in the hospital than out of it.

Thought it would be nice to stop by and say hello.
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nathaniell Premium
Welcome Peter! Thanks for stopping by and I hope that WA is able to get you rolling on your online business!
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arcy5star Premium
Nathaniel .... I have couple of questions to ask related to my progress with my premium account.

I. A few days ago when I tried to purchase a Domain Name through WA site, I noticed that an existing credit account popped up. Strangely the 4 digits # shown on that credit card was no where to be found on any of my current or old accounts. When I tried to update my credit card account with a new one, the old one kept popping up and giving me problems to enter a new credit card #. Finally, by some unknown magic my charges went through to the new card account. So I am wondering if that is going to be an issue when my Premium charges are due by next month. I have to wait and see.

2. In going through Certification Lesson # 2, I noticed that it asks to checkmark the boxes of completed tasks. Out of the 4 tasks noted I could only check the task " Watch the Setting Up Theme-Based Categories Video Walk-through". Can I move on to Lesson # 3 and then come back and complete the other 3 tasks and mark the boxes?
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nathaniell Premium
1) I'm not sure about the credit card issue - Kyle's the man to talk to about that. I'm just a member and don't have access to any billing info.

2) You should complete all tasks before moving on to the next lesson. By "couldn't" did you mean because you hadn't completed the task or that it wouldn't let you physically check the box?

If it wouldn't let you check the box, this may be a browser issue. Make sure you're using either Firefox or Chrome, since Internet Explorer can have issues.
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Agradecer Premium
Nathaniell,

I can't log in from the log in page. Kyle says its because I don't know the details. Know one has a clue in the chat room. It says I am signed on as a guest,

This is the error message.

.Member Login
You are currently logged in as a Guest. Login below to unlock the Wealthy Affiliate membership, or create a $0 Starter Membership to try Wealthy Affiliate yourself!

Your Email

gregholmes01@aol.com
Your Password

••••••••
Forgot your password? Login
Oops! We have encountered an unexpected error, please try again.

If I did not have access through the history I would be screwed!
What is the unexpected error?

Please help!!!!!
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nathaniell Premium
It's weird. You're messaging me now, which means you're logged into the correct account. Have you sent Kyle a private message about this? https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/kyle
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Agradecer Premium
Nathaniell, Yes, I've asked everyone. As I said, he said I had the details incorrect. No problem. I get the error message but when I click on the menus I am in. I'll ignore the error message I shared and will actually be able to help the next member who has the same issue. ;-) There is a positive in everything! I logged into my laptop and received the same error message but was able to work. We'll help others overcome it if it happens to anyone else.
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nathaniell Premium
That's very strange. It shouldn't be doing that, but it looks like youre' able to access everything. If you run into part of the site where it won't let you access the area like webinars or private messages be sure to let me or Kyle know.
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arcy5star Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

I am not sure if you received the message below I sent you last night. I question because I haven't received any related response related to the inquires I made in my message. Please let me know where to go to check for your response. In any case here is the message I am referring to marked in parenthesis.

"Just 3 days ago I Upgraded to Premium membership. In one of your messages to me, you noted that if I were to upgrade to Premium you would send me a ton of awesome stuff. However, the reason for my Upgrading was that it was becoming clear to me that without it, my progress would be very slow, because I would be missing a lot of important training lessons, and the help I can get from the community.

I had previously mentioned that I would like very much to promote a business website that would have educational products on various topics of interest in different formats, like cd's, dvd's,digital software, etc. It is said that to be more successful it would be better if it is focused on one specific subject. Can you then develop other websites specializing in different subjects?

Also, being in real estate for many years I may want to develop a website that deals on various subjects related to real estate.

Could you please give me some feedback on how to proceed in the 2 subject areas above, education & real estate.

I hope you would be able to read this message.

I have a question: When I hit the reply link to respond to your comments, do you see my responses immediately, or do I have to send them to you through another SEND button?
Can you explain to me how it works.

Thank you."
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nathaniell Premium
I just got it and replied. Let me know what you think!
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Nathaniel, I've recently followed you in WA.

My site is about technology and since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my social networks too.
Here is my links and I appreciate it if you could follow/like me over there; also if you leave me your social network links; I'll be able to following back you too: )

Here is mine:
https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
https://www.facebook.com/Digital-World-Guru-847606122036894/
https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

Wish you great success in your online business,

Best,
Ali
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