One of the biggest questions people have when starting is:

"What is a niche?"

A niche is simply a market or something that you are interested in. This could be

The subsequent question...

"What niche should I use?"

The very first step is choosing your website name. This should be a daunting task if you are spending more than 2 minutes choosing a name for your site, you are wasting your time. Choose something that you are interested in now, that you enjoy doing, that are passionate about, or a product that you love.

To show how easy it is, I am going to choose something that is relevant and on my mind right now.

iphone 5 cases

I am going to go create a website for this. Remember, this is located on the websites page within the WA menu.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites

On this page you will see the "On a Free Domain" button (as shown below). Simply click that.


Upon doing so, I am going to be able to choose the name for my site. In this case, I want "iphone5cases" to be the name.



This could be anything. Any niche, anything that you are interested in. Don't worry about screwing up here, as a free member you get TWO different free sites and you can always go back and delete a site if you don't like your name.

If you are totally stuck for ideas, head over to Amazons Best Sellers page and have a look through the products/categories and you will get some ideas.



In other words, it is impossible to be wrong here. You are always right! (isn't that a good feeling) :)

After I choose my domain, it will tell me if it is available. If it is GREEN text, it is available. It will tell you if the domain has already been taken and the text below will turn red. In this case, it is green so it is good to go.

Simply click "Next Step" to move onto the "theme" section where you are going to choose the look for your site.


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muskyblood Premium
Great add for WA! You guys keep evolving, and it is awesome. How easy it is now for someone to get their first site online and learn the ropes without spending any money on domains and stuff. You guys kick arse!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, that is the absolute goal...to take some of the major initial hurdles and risks out of getting rolling. I think that once people see that they can do this by getting to touch and feel something (in this case there own site), it will lead to much greater forward progress!

Thanks for your feedback!
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jghwebbrand Premium
Kyle,
You have explained and illustrated this very well. Thank you. I am going to share this with my new WAer. It will help him tremendously. This resource is also something I can use to show someone who is thinking about trying the 10-day free trial, but needs encouragement as to how easy it is to create a website.
I am glad you are offering free websites. This will give me a place where I can take the time I need to convert one of my big 'old Site Rubix' sites. I checked my 'old' Site Rubix site out on a mobile device and it needs some cosmetic help.
Thanks again for the efforts you and Carson put into WA. You really demonstrate your passion to help all of us succeed. George
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Kyle Premium
You should definitely start moving moving your old site over to a new framework. There are many sites (wordpress themes) now that have mobile versions which is great if a good deal of your traffic is from mobile devices.

Thanks for your feedback. and your appreciation. We are and will always continue to evolve WA to become better and better to members.
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jespinola Premium
Great Training Kyle. Easily to understand. Thank you for helping us =)
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David_S Premium
Very nice breakdown Kyle. Its all so easy to set up really. In regards to the themes available are the best ones listed first or just a jumble that one has to sift through to see what themes are relevant?
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Kyle Premium
Typically the most current themes are the ones on the first couple of pages. You can go through and favourite your best themes if you like. Just because they are on the first page does not mean they are the "best" themes, but it means they are some of the latest.
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Sir William Premium
All I can say is very nice, timing is good, and as everyone told me keep at and it will come. I am and it is. Thanks
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