OK, awesome. You now have your niche, in other words, the direction for your brand & business. That is great and don't worry about this not being "perfectly clear" at this point, as you move forward the pieces of the puzzle are going to come together.

Starting with a big piece today, your website. We are going to be taking our niche idea and turning it into a tangible business starting with your website.

Building a Website Ain't Scary, It's FUN!

Building a website sounds like a "scary" process, but fortunately you have access to the most advanced, yet simplistic website platform in the world here at Wealthy Affiliate. We pride ourselves as a technology company here at Wealthy Affiliate and we are the industry leaders in the website development space.

I am not going to toot our horn any longer, I would rather you experience the website builder and platform for itself. The first step today is going to be building your website, which will literally take you less than 30 seconds.

Click the SiteBuilder link

within the menu, and you are going to be ready to rock here (and complete the next task).

Below I have included a "Building Your Website in Under 30 Seconds" video walking you through the Website Platform (also known as SiteRubix) here at WA and showing you how quickly and efficiently you can build a website here at Wealthy Affiliate.

 

Task 1: Build Your Website

Your website is your foundation of your business. It is where all of your traffic is ultimately going to come to, where you are going to build brand and trust within the industry, and where you can promote products/services and generate $$$!

The SiteBuilder platform here at WA is the most simplistic, yet advanced in the industry. It is going to take less than 30 seconds to get a fully operational, profit ready Wordpress website up and running online.

There are 4 steps in the website build process, that I am going to walk you through here. To access the SiteBuilder and EVERYTHING related to your website, you will simply click the light blue "SiteRubix" button in the main menu.

Step 1: Choose the Kind of Website

There are really TWO options here, on a FREE website or on your OWN domain. Ideally, you will have your own domain, but that can come with time.

You can "register" your very own domains right within Wealthy Affiliate using our state of the art SiteDomains platform, which will allow you to instantly set-up your own domain for your own use.

If you are just starting out as a Starter member, you will be building a website on the .siterubix.com domain, which is a completely free website. You can build and host your own FREE website as a Starter.

As a Premium member, you can build and host up to 10 websites (including websites on your own domain). That is more than adequate to drive many multi-million dollar businesses over time and our hosting platform is industry leading in terms of speed, security, and reliability...all critical factors to running a successful online business.

For the sake of this training, we are going to be choosing "On a free domain".

Do know that within the Premium membership, you can easily MOVE a free .siterubix.com button to a registered domain (one you own) using the "Premium Only" MOVE feature. So by all means start off with a free website and then down the road you can easily move it to your own domain.

Step 2: Choose a Domain

Remember last lesson when I chose my "niche". In this step, I am going to be choosing a name for my website and placing it in the "domain name" field. This is because this will be my website URL and my brand moving forward.

As you can see below, I have added my brand "how to lose belly fat today" into the domain field.


When you type in your domain, it will let you know if it is available or not. In my case it was, but if your first choice is not available simply do another search until you find a domain name that works for you.

You cannot put spaces in your domain name, hence why my domain is "howtolosebellyfattoday".

Step 3: Choose a Website Name

The name of your website should match your domain, but it just needs to be grammatically correct (with proper spacing). You can see below my example of this:

Domain: basketballskillsanddrills.stierubix.com

Title: Basketball Skills and Drills

It is as simple as that. Don't overthink this step, your title will be the same as your domain.

Step 4: Choose a Design

The last step is choosing a "look" for your theme. As a Starter member you will have access to ONE theme that has been hand picked for quality, speed, security, and overall theme design.

As a Premium Member though you will have access to over 4,134 designs (as shown below) or your website and there are always new designs being added to this daily. These are referred to as "Themes".

Choose a design that you like.

Click on the design you like, and then you will be able to build your site.

SiteRubix, a Next Level Website and Hosting Platform.

You are going to notice that there are many other website features allocated within the SiteRubix menu. I don't want to eat up too much of your time here, but it is important that you understand the incredible benefits of the SiteRubix platform.

The powerful hosting you have access you here is unparalleled in the Managed Wordpress hosting industry. We truly specialize here in providing a secure, robust and FAST platform for you to run your website.

We know that your website IS your business, and it is important that you have the most advanced technology to keep your business operating at 100% at all times of the day.

The following are just some of the powerful features included within the SiteRubix platform here at WA.

  • SiteManager (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteContent (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteBuilder (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteDomains (Starter & Premium)

To make your sites secure and fast, we have some SiteRubix EXCLUSIVE technologies to make sure your websites are operating at lightening speeds, but also in a very secure way that protects you from hackers, spammers, and all forms of erroneous attacks.

There you have it, the low down of the SiteRubix platform and you have your website officially up and running online. Exciting stuff!

As we move forward within the training we are going to be building out your website content, and working to get indexed and ranked in Google, Bing & Yahoo (and do so for free).

Have questions about this lesson? Leave them below in the comments area and we will be more than happy to help you out. :)




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I want to have a premium membership but due to COVID-19 crisis is under debt and lack of money, can I just start with a starter membership and earn some money with starter membership and later which to premium one.

So my question is
Will I be able to make money with starter membership?
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keishalina9 Premium
hey hi Vishal & welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

Super question & all questions are good ones here....

Yes ... it's all possible .... it's just that it will take much more effort on your part for the rate of return and also likely take a lot, lot longer ...

Suggest you get rolling on the step by step training with Kyle over the next few days or so and then decide ... where there's a will, there's always a Way to Success! ....

here's the blue link to the training for you ... All the very best to you .. cheerio ... :)
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - it's possible, but it will be much more difficult. You will only have limited access to the training, and after your first 7 days, you won't be able to communicate with other members or ask questions if you get stuck.

Do be aware, that even with a premium membership you would be unlikely to see any income for at least 3 months, and more realistically it would be 6 months. This is not a get rich quick scheme, you are building a genuine online business for your future.
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@DianeScorpio Thank you so much ma'am for your guidance.
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Thank you ma'am I will continue the training for now and decide after a few lessons.
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Cjn12 Premium
Absolutely! This is not a get rich quick scheme. It's a gradual process, after a solid train, you will definitely make money. Thanks
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AppeaseOrtiz Premium
Should I reconsider my niche if Google ads keywords shows competition is very high? Should I pick a niche based off of low competition keywords rather than my passions? Using Jaxxy would it be better to go with a high traffic, high competition keyword with an OK KQI, and a SEO rank of 73, or rather pick a lower traffic, lower competition keyword that has a great KQI and SEO rank in the 90's?
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ChrystopherJ Premium
I wouldn't base your niche off a keyword or off Google Ads. There will be thousands of keywords you can target for your niche to obtain free organic traffic from search results pages
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QUESTION #1: How much money would you be happy earning?
5000 a month

QUESTION #2: How much would you be ecstatic (ie, really excited) earning?
Over 100,000

QUESTION #3: And how much TIME are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
To start as much as needed but would like this to evolve into low time high yield too maximize time with family etc.
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keishalina9 Premium
... hey hi & welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! ...

Super fantastic goals that you've written to work on and to get accomplished here to fruition....

Yes, for sure ... Go for it! ... All the best .... Success! ... :)
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DNtswapong Premium
This is an exciting journey and scary too, I have just finished listening to the video on how affiliate marketing work and realized there are many things I have never thought I would achieve in life but I now believe I have come to the right platform of knowledge. But the truth is I'm a bit scared and overwhelmed.
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mikolrrs Premium
Hi swapping,
Yeah., I agree with you some times one might feel overwhelmed but, when that happens, just take quick break, but make sure that you comes back in with a juvenile mind.it can append to everyone. just take your time and everything will alright. Have a great day. swapon.
Mike.
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SofiaMM Premium
Perfectly normal. Just don't let that bring you down, crush motivation, or make you feel you can't do it.
You can do it as long as you make a plan for your goals, put doable tasks there, and then stick to it. That's what I do every time I feel overwhelmed. I stop a take a bit of time to plan.
In here it's even easier because they are showing the plan for you.
Also, I've heard one of those millionnaire entrepreneurs say that he doesn't know the sentence "I can't do it" only the sentence "how can I do this? What does it take to do it?". Have that in mind, plan, and you'll be fine.
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amindewji Premium
I did accidentally publish the Privacy Policy as a post ... however one thing I noticed is that the Hyperlinks were not inserted in the post, as I had expected them to....not sure why that is, When I put my website at the bottom of the "About Me" page it worked fine...not a big deal but really would prefer if the links were functioning...just a glitch maybe?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - you don't need the links to work. If you think about it, if somebody is reading your Privacy Policy, they are already on your site. They don't need to click a link to take them there.
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By law, you must make a policy link available and accessible at all times. My advice is to add it as a footer.
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DianeScorpio Premium
Yes, I am aware that a Privacy Policy is a legal requirement. I was advising Amin that the URL to his website, mentioned within the policy, does not have to be a clickable link.
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