About Romeo2018
Joined December 2018
My name is Romeo Sande and i'm from Africa. I am an R&B singer, songwriter and producer. I'm studying online with BYU university to obtain my certificate through the pathway program. I'm very interested to learn from you guys about how you conduct online business and building networks. I hope to start my own company this year. I'm also a gamer.
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J-KWest Premium
Hey Romeo, just following up on your question this morning (I responded to you PM as well).

It took me a little while to figure this one out. It's the first time I've used the new editor and in my opinion, it's more complicated than the old one. The good news is that it allows you to do way more than than the old one, it's just another learning curve is all.

So, I've attached 4 pictures, each a different step in the process.

To start you want to create a new post (or page), or add this to an existing post or page...

In the top left corner you'll see a + sign (see the first image I sent titled Step 1).

A dropdown menu will appear and you want to choose "formatting" and then "Custom HTML"

A box (or block) will appear and you can paste your code into it.

Now... it won't look like anything here so you want to "save draft" (if it's a new post or page) or if it's an existing post or page, click update.

Then you can go to the preview button, right click and choose "open in a new tab" and the preview will show up in the next tab on your browser. You should be able to see what the form will look like now that it's on your website.

Let me know if that works.

Actually, if you don't mind I'll copy this information to your profile as well and that way, if someone else is searching how to do this it can be helpful for them too, or if you need further help from the community (I'm certain there is someone who knows how to do this far better than I can and may even know an easier way) it'll be available for them to add their input too :-)
J-KWest Premium
Hey Romeo, just following up on our discussion about niche choices. I did a little research which will give you some ideas to consider.

I've learned a few things the hard way, lol... so I'll explain my process when I'm doing niche research now.

First, do NOT think of you website as your "home". We own our websites and we're proud when we build them. Having visitors is great and we want to give them an awesome experience... like inviting someone into your home, but this mindset can get you in trouble because the reality is...

...your website is not for you. It's for you readers. It's about what they're looking for, what their problems are, and the solution you are providing.

Instead of a home, think of your website as a bridge that moves people from point A to point B. Your job is to provide the smoothest and most efficient path from point A to point B as possible.

Point A is the conversation in your reader's head when they type their question into Google. Point B is the final solution to their problem... in the niche you're condering, it would be booking flights and hotel accommodations (followed by getting excited, or maybe even surprising their spouse with vacation plans).

Remember... it's their point B, not your point B.

Your website is the bridge that takes them from search to solution.

What many people do, myself included, is build a website, target what we think are relevant keywords and get some traffic. Then we have an affiliate program we're promoting and we try to figure out how to get our traffic to click on those affiliate links and buy something.

The thing is... we can't get our readers to do anything. All we can do is provide an efficient path for them to do something they already want to do.

To use the bridge analogy again, if you were to build a real bridge across a river the only people who will use your bridge are people who want to get across the river.

What many of us do (metaphorically speaking) is build a bridge and then stand at the entrance with a sign saying "hey, come check out my bridge".

But the bridge is not the destination... the other side of the bridge is the destination.

That's why you don't want to think of your website like your "home"

So, your goal is to get people to their destination, not to your website. It's a shift in mindset that'll become more important as you start getting traffic.

To get people to their destination we must work backwards from point B. If point B is helping people book flights and hotel accommodations, you need to get in the mind of someone who not only wants to book flights and hotel accommodations, but is hopefully ready to.

What kind of keywords would they be searching? What is their point A?

One search example might be "Vacation in Italy" which is a relatively competitive keyword. (currently 666 searches and 184 search results - QSR).

So we can target something more specific like "Italy in the fall"... which is still a little too competitive to go after in my opinion, especially for a new website.

A little more specific would be "Italy in August" which has some solid keywords as the attached screenshot shows. You could go through all 12 months to find good keywords.

If you really want to get in the mindset of your reader, you can compare two of the keywords I've highlighted,

- "what to wear in Italy in August"
-"travel Italy August"

... and ask which searcher is more likely to book flights and hotels?

It's often a guess, but if I was comparing these two keywords my guess would be that the person searching "what to wear in Italy in August" probably already has their flights and hotels booked.

The person who searches "travel Italy August" is still looking.

That doesn't mean the first keyword is bad... it looks like a solid keyword to write content. It's just that your conversion rates for flight and hotel bookings with that post will like be far less. It may also be an opportunity to present other affiliate offers like clothing from Amazon, Shareasale etc.

Anyway... back to choosing your niche.

Once you've done this work and have a few good keywords, you're going to search those keywords in Google and see what comes up.

Those will be your competitors and you want to study what they're doing, what they're writing about, how they're monetizing their site and so on.

If you have few different niche's in mind, I'd go through this process for each and then you'll have a better idea of what you'd really like to do, what you'd rather write about, the affiliate programs available and so on...

Sorry, I know it's a long post here but hopefully it'll help you become more clear with which direction you choose.

romeo2018 Premium
That's a wealth of knowledge in there, thank you. I liked how you worked backwards from B to A, getting in the mind of the customer, those are great thoughts that helps with content writing.
You mentioned Amazon in there and i'd like to know if one can put more than one affiliate in a website like in my case, an airline and Amazon for example in the same website?
J-KWest Premium
Yes, you can work with many affiliates. Of course, they should be relevant to your content and more specifically, relevant to goal of your reader.
smartm2018 Premium
Hey! Romeo

Thank you for the follow! I am following you too. I see you are into music. I love music too and I play the guitar.

Glad to know you are doing lessons here at WA. This is great! WA will offer you the training and the tools to be an Online Affiliate Marketer. This training combining with your talents, you will unlock your potential to be successful.

I wish you all the best as you continue to do the lessons.


romeo2018 Premium
I love music and i'm working hard at it too. I bet your very good with the guitar, i'm still new to it though and i play a few chords. Yes, WA has a lot to offer and i'm on it.

Wish you success

DaveAsprey Premium
Hi there. I thought I would say a quick hello and welcome you to Wealthy Affiliate. All the best for 2019
Anything I can do just drop me message and I'll endeavor to get back to you ASAP
I'm now following you so feel free to follow me in return
Cheers Dave
thelungdoc Premium
Welcome to WA and Premium:

I am sure you will find your time here very worthwhile and interesting. You will find a diverse group of individuals who are interested in seeing you succeed - because that helps us succeed as well.

If you run into problems or have questions - as you likely will - you will find your questions will be quickly answered - often in only a few minutes.

There is a truly amazing amount of information available here - probably more than you could ever learn.

You will see how to develop a fantastic Wordpress site, how to monetize the size, and how to become perceived as an expert in whatever field interests you.

You have taken the first big step toward your ultimate success. Give it time - there is a lot to learn. But I sincerely do not believe there is any other place where so much opportunity available in one place.

romeo2018 Premium
Thank you sir
Joemsmith Premium
Hello and Welcome to WA Premium Membership! You made the right choice!
My advice would be to take ACTION and finish up the training courses!
Best of luck to you and much success!

I am following you and would love if you returned the favor to keep track of our success, together.

With Gratitude,
LCEndahl Premium
Hello, and welcome to the WA Premium family! You made a wise choice, becoming a Premium member. You have at your fingertips, the best training, tools and an awesome community, put them to use. You have a tremendous start to an excellent new year!

Continue with your training! Each lesson in order, as well as the tasks and you, will be ready to go forward. Take it from me, don’t skip around, stay on course.

Slow and steady-remember those words, this is not a race. Take in everything, but don’t allow yourself to get overwhelmed. Remember slow and steady. You’ll find yourself looking forward to your next lessons.

Take advantage of Live Chat. Ask questions. You’ll get a response almost instantly. It’s also a chance to get to know the members of the WA community! Their awesome people. They are so uplifting, and smart. And who best to learn from, than those who are succeeding?

With the foundation of your website in place, you’ll then have endless possibilities in which to earn revenue

You got this. Now be successful!
Laura ♥
romeo2018 Premium
Thanks for warm welcome and great tips, i really appreciate it.
free4life Premium
Welcome to premium!
So happy that you have decided to take this step in your journey towards achieving your dreams.

The training here is great and you should follow it to the letter.

The community here is the very best I have personally encountered. (and I have tried a few)

I hope to bump into you along your path.

Once again, welcome aboard!! Blessings ~ Frank & Tina (free4life)
Karina B Premium
Welcome to WA! congrats on finding your way here and deciding to go Premium :) I've been a member for more than 5 years now, and it remains the most supportive environment I've ever come across in my professional life.
If you ever need help, please feel free to reach out at any time! The best way to start is following the training step by step

Have a super day!

smartketeer Premium
Hi Romeo,

Thanks for following :)

If you need some help or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!

And if you are interested in a particular topic, just type "Posts and training by smartketeer" into the search bar to access the categorized & daily updated "register" of all my blogs and training materials.

To YOUR success!

SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Romeo!

Congrats and welcome to WA premium!

I think the most import thing to do with any new venture is to "plug in" and be consistent. Schedule time each day to do the training, work on your site and write content. You'll find that content is king. :)

Here's to great success with your WA journey and online endeavors!
julesnp Premium
Hi Romeo,

Welcome to our great WA family where you will find like-minded people always willing to help and support you in building your online business and make it a success. I am now following you and wish you the very best.

Please remember that The Key to success in your online business is to train, train, train....and train again. We have the best training programs, and the very best community support here at WA.

Have a great day.

KenShaddock Premium
Welcome Romeo to Premium membership in Wealthy Affiliate. All doors open now for you to grow and experience faster.
I found my confidence improved and my knowledge expansion allowed me to step into new areas I was not confident about before.
Every one in the WA community is going through that process depending on the time they have available and the routines of say daily sessions here to learn more.
I am following you now and ask you follow me in return. I look forward to hearing of your exciting 2019. Prosperity growth ahead.
Citronella Premium
Congratulations🎉 and Welcome to WA Premium!

You made the perfect decision when you decided to go premium. I had no regrets when I made mine.

The training on this platform is magnificent and you should follow it to the letter.

The community here is the very best I have personally encountered and believe me, I have tried a few in my days.

I hope to bump into you along your path and looking forward to networking with you!

Once again, Welcome Aboard, Here’s to your success 🥂 !!

Be Blessed,
Citronella (Centra) Lambert 😊
SnazzyIT Premium
Hi and congratulations on your becoming a premier member! It is awesome to have you on board. You will quickly find as you continue in your training how amazing this community is and with the support that you will receive as you progress. Here is to the new you! May you achieve everything that you wish to and more at WA :)
JKulk1 Premium
Hi Romeo. Congratulations on going Premium. Jim
smartketeer Premium
Hi Romeo,

Congratulations on becoming a Premium member!

Wise decision!

If you need some help or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!

To YOUR success!

j52powell Premium
Congratulations on your move to premium. The benefits and services are great and there are many talented and helpful mentors for us here. I hope you progress quickly toward your goals. Good luck.
romeo2018 Premium
Thank you sir, i'm still amazed that i will be able to share my knowledge through creating blogs. Its something great, i currently do not know of anyone in my family or community who has one. I will reach my goals because i'm aiming to improve my family's lives and mine forever.
RoseAnn1234 Premium
Hello and welcome to Premium. This website is full of wonderful helpers and I have learnt to always use the search tab at the top of the desktop, the answer is usually in someone's free training. Type in topic, rather than long question.
There is an answer to just about every question, all you need to do is ask..
Aside from the Certification and Bootcamp courses, there is heaps of extra training. Check out the training classrooms as well as the live events. There are current as well as past events in here. You can find both these tabs on the left-hand side
Start playing with tabs and boxes on your dashboard, there is so much hidden information, just keep looking for it.
Enjoy Wealthy Affiliate. There are lots of people here only too happy to help you along the way with encouragement and helpful tips. Wealthy Affiliate is about training, but that is just a small part of this wonderful community. If you participate as well as train, you will gain so much more.
romeo2018 Premium
Thanks Kerry, i feel privileged to be surrounded by people like you even though we are from many different parts of the world, i feel at home. I really want to change my life especially for my two kids. I will be going through the training until i finish it. Thank you for taking the time to write to me and all the tips.As a stay at home father, i plan to use the time i have to improve myself for the better and be role model for my family and community.
Kyle Premium
Hey Romeo,

I forgot to mention the other day that I am going to still be offering you my awesome bonuses if you join within the next 4 days.

Here are the bonuses that you are going to be getting:

(1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)
(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there. Where else can you access the CEO of the company for help?
(3) I am going to be giving you my "Diamond Traffic Bonus". This is going to show you how I walk into absolutely any niche and get unlimited traffic.

But only if you join in the next 4 days (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus).

Anyways, just wanted to mention this. Hope your training is going well Romeo and Reply to this if you do have any “pending” questions. :)

Kyle Premium
Here we are, 10 days into your experience at WA. :)

I hope things are going well Romeo! I want to remind you of one thing, your hard work and dedication IS going to pay off. Keep working through the training, communicating within the community, and of course, ask for help when you need it.

Just heading out for a bit here, but do leave me a message if you need a hand with anything. You should have Premium communication back for an additional 7 days now, so hit me up when you get a chance Romeo!
Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Romeo? I am here to help if you ever need a hand with anything, just holler!

PS. Also, quick reminder. Today is the last day to get your first month discount/bonuses. No rush, no worries. Just a simple reminder here. :)
J-KWest Premium
How's it going?
Just touching base to see if there is anything I can help with. Wealthy Affiliate can be overwhelming at times if you're new to online business... and of course, I know how life can get in the way :-)
If there's anything I can do to help make your journey here easier, just let me know.

J-KWest Premium
Hi Romeo, and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.

I just wanted to reach out, say Hi and see if you have any questions.

The community is also available if you have any questions, and... Kyle or Carson (Wealthy Affiliate's co-founders) will often stop by and welcome new members. Just hit reply to any of our messages if you need anything.

Just a couple things to keep in mind...

One - There's no rush to interact with the community (when you're new it's understandable if it takes time to get comfortable). Many of us know the feeling...

You're more than welcome to hang out and "listen in" on our conversations and when you're ready, join in. But please don't hesitate to take advantage of the opportunity. The support here at Wealthy Affliate is the best in the internet marketing industry and the connections you make here can change everything.

Two - You can always get access to me for one-on-one help by leaving a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/j-kwest (as well as responding directly to this message).

There are a ton of other features worth exploring and they are all explained in the main training... just hit the green Get Started Button in the top left (if you haven't already).

This is where you'll learn how industry experts are earning passive income online...

... but there is so much more. You can meet and talk to those same experts here as well... and you will find out they are real people with similar stories to your own and are happy to help out and share with you what they know. If you've ever felt "in the dark" about making money online or how home-based entrepreneurs are doing it... you won't feel that way anymore.

You also have access to the exact tools we are using, and the same training that teaches you how to use them.

Before you go, I'd just like to ask if you can respond quickly to this message with just a few words so I know you made it inside the community? I'd like to connect with you so I can keep an eye out for your questions this week.

I look forward to getting to know you and following your success. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if there's something you need.

romeo2018 Premium
I am a stay at home father of two and i just had to pay the rent and school fees, getting the finances sorted before going premium. My family only had one pizza for Christmas because i told them that i had to register with you guys, so they sacrificed that i may learn from you and change my life. I'm wiling to learn from the bottom. I have just started using the computer like few months go and a lot is still new to me. Any help from you guys to change my life is very welcomed
J-KWest Premium
Hey Romeo, yes... happy to help in any way I can. As you work your way through the training you'll probably have questions so please don't hesitate to ask... I try to check in with members a few times a day if possible. Make sure to utilize the community as well... there's a wealth if knowledge and experience here and everyone is very helpful. Community and working together is what really shortens the learning curve :-) Glad to have you here.