About TC5
Joined February 2018
I've played around with affiliate marketing for the past five years or so, but now I've decided to up my game and get some serious training. I have an affiliate account with Bluehost, and much to my surprise, I've even received a few commission payouts from them. Not much, but enough to know that this affiliate marketing thing really works. The problem is, I have absolutely no idea who purchased hosting through my affiliate ads, where they saw the ads or practically anything else beyond copying and pasting some HTML markup. Basically, I have no idea what I'm doing, which is why I'm here.
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TSmithers Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow.
MMacLeod Premium
Thanks for following.
AffilateMAN Premium
Hello TC5
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliates Premium, a great community to learn how to make your websites and make some Money out of them. Besides the Lessons, there are huge amounts of information and a helpful community eager to help one another. I am following you and invite you to follow me and work together helping one another to our success my friend.
Best regards.
HarveyBrown Premium
Hello Tom, nice to meet you and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate (WA). Thank you for the follow and all the best in achieving your goals at WA.
MMacLeod Premium
Welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate Premium Community!
YvetteC2 Premium
Welcome to WA Premium. This community is very supportive, encouraging and positive. I wish you all the best here in WA.

herinnelson Premium
Hi and awesome decision going Premium! You've now just launched your business to the moon! See you there!
jared247 Premium
Hey TC5, congrats on going premium!
AlexMi Premium
Hi TC5, welcome to Premium. I wish you to accomplish all your goals here at WA.
nathaniell Premium
Hey Tom, I just wanted to check in and see if you had a chance to start exploring Wealthy Affiliate. If you haven't started the Online Entrepreneur Certification Course - that's the best place to start. It'll take you through the whole process of how to start your website and how the making money stuff works.

Click the green"Get Started Here" button on the left.

PS. One thing people get stuck on a lot is picking a topic or "niche" for their website. If you are having trouble thinking of something to make your website about let me know and we can figure it out together.

PSS. Just about every new member wants to see some success stories! There are too many to list, but here are a few of my favorites:
TC5 Premium
Yes, I've started Affiliate Bootcamp and I'm impressed so far by what I've seen.
nathaniell Premium
I'm so happy to hear that you are enjoying the site and finding the help you need. I'll be around if you need anything. Good luck with your site and if you want I can take a look at some point and see if you are heading in the right direction.
TC5 Premium
Actually, I have a couple of questions. I plan on paying for a Premium membership up-front rather than the $49 per month option. Will I see that option on the other side of the sign-up form? Also, are the websites we build in WA WordPress-based? If so, can I tweak the style sheet, install plugins, and do anything else I could do on a WP site?
nathaniell Premium
For yearly, you need to go monthly first, then the option to go yearly will appear. Your first month will be $19 (deepest discount), then the option to pay yearly at $359 will appear. The $359 calculates out to $29/month (but you have to pay the full price up front).

You'll be pro-rated whatever unused time from your first monthly payment, so if you go yearly right away, you'll pay something less than the $359 price.

SiteRubix uses WordPress. WordPress is widely used at most hosts, which is why it's so popular! With the Starter account there are some restrictions, but with Premium there's pretty much no restrictions in terms of customization.

There are a few resource-heavy plugins you won't be able to use, though there are not many that fall under this category. I don't think there's an official list anywhere, but if you plan on buying a premium plugin, you can message SiteSupport to see if they actively ban it.

You'll be able to tweak stuff via FTP!

Let me know if you have any more questions!
nathaniell Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
Madek Premium
Hey, Tom!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
mrjoeslist Premium
Hi Tom,

I signed almost 2 mos. ago and I keep straying off and looking at other programs, but I haven't dropped my premium membership here. I come to this site everyday in search of more knowledge and I find this to be the best teaching site. My big problem is applying my lessons and taking action. Perfection keeps getting in my way!

I am on the green (get started tab), lesson 7. I'm in no hurry, I'm only 72. But I have decided to push your follow button so I can keep track of your progress and try to keep pace with you. A little challenge there! When your ranking passes mine I will take you out for a milkshake. LOL HaHa. Do you remember those days when you were rewarded with a milkshake?

From Pa.
TC5 Premium
Hi Joe,
Great to meet someone I can slog through this stuff with. If my ranking passes yours, let's go for coffee instead. Being lactose intolerant, a milkshake would be much of a reward.
linda956 Premium
Happy to see that you joined WA, I wish you much success.
nathaniell Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Tom!

Nathaniell here - you probably remember me from my site One More Cup of Coffee. I'm glad to see you've signed up and are ready to get started building your online business.

Right now, there are just two super important things you need to know.

1) If you ask questions and interact with the community you are far more likely to see results with your business. The support here at WA is the best in the internet marketing industry...please take advantage of it.

2) You can talk to me about anything! I've been a member for 8 years now, so I'll be able to personally answer any of your questions about WA or starting an online business. Leave a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/nathaniell or respond directly to this message!

There are a ton of other features worth exploring, but they are explained in the main training. Time to get started on the first lesson!

PS. Did you know that you'll already have your website built by lesson 4? Crazy, I know!

PSS. See who has already made money by following WA's training: ★ ★ ★ Access Your Bonuses! ★ ★ ★

I also wanted to let you know that if you join the premium membership in this 7 day window you'll get a TON of awesome stuff from me.

☆ Your first month of membership is only $19. That's a 59% discount from the regular price!

☆ ☆ Live Case Study 2-Part Webinar Series

Watch a professional internet marketer build a business just like you'll learn about inside Wealthy Affiliate. All steps are included and thoroughly explained, including building the website, research, rank, content creation and monetization. Total length of the videos is 2+ hours

☆ ☆ ☆ Top 5 Newbie Mistakes And How To Fix Them

This includes some simple design tips, and answers to the most frequently asked questions by new WA members. This resource will help you bypass these common errors and get your affiliate website ready for making money.


Before you go, can you please respond to this message 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.