Search engines like Google, Bing & Yahoo are after ONE thing. The most relevant content.

If you can build out your website in a way that is ready for SEO (as discussed in the last lesson) and create quality, relevant content, you are going to have a bright journey ahead of you within the online world.

The thing that most people stress about is being a "writer", you DO NOT have to be a writer to be successful online.

You simply need to communicate with your audience, the same way that you would with a friend or a family member. And if you put the emphasis on helping people, you are going to be able to build trust, which is going to lead to long term and sustainable success online.

SiteContent, a Writer's Dream Platform

As both a Starter/Premium member, you have access to the SiteContent platform here at Wealthy Affiliate. This platform offers you some incredible features as a writer that will lead to more efficiency, accuracy, and speed with your content creation.

You can access the SiteContent platform through the Websites menu.

SiteContent offers you some unbelievable features that are going to make your life as a "blogger" much more efficient.

  • 100's of critical grammar and spelling checks
  • Duplicate content checker
  • Automated publishing directly to your website
  • Writing goals and accomplishments
  • SEO analysis and checks
  • Content structure analysis
  • Ability to template content
  • Vocabulary enhancement suggestions

This is where you are going to be creating all of your content moving forward. You will be setting writing goals and leveraging the "feature rich" platform for writing. If you are worried about your writing skills, the SiteContent interface is going to help you understand where you are making writing errors and help you correct them in a very efficient manner.

It is going to be your go to writing tool moving forward and it is exclusive to Wealthy Affiliate members only!

I have created a little walk-through video called "Creating Your Initial Website Content (Framework), showing you around the platform and how to best benefit from it. Watch the video below.

 

Task 1: Creating Your "About Me" POST

To establish a brand online in any niche, you need to build trust with your audience. The best way to initially do this is through an "about me" style page. Every successful website will have some information about their brand, who they are and why they want to help people.

Your first task today is going to be to create your About Me page and you are going to be doing this directly within the SiteContent platform.

Within your Templates tab, you are going to see that you already have the framework for your About Me page already outlined.


Simply click on the About Me template and it will take you into the SiteContent editor. This is where you will be creating your content for your About Me page.

The first thing you are going to want to do is choose a title that is appropriate for your about me page. There are several options that I suggest you choose from in terms of your naming convention.

  • About Me
  • About NAME (ex. About Kyle)
  • About SITE (ex. About Real Deal Affiliate, About RDA)
  • About Us

The most natural and the option that I have always used because I feel it resonates and creates the most trust is "About Me" or "About Kyle", because it is the most direct. It feels like I am here for you and I am here to help (which is the case with every site I create).

Then you will want to populate the content. Do know that this is just a guideline, as you edit this post you can add new headings and of course you are in full control of the content and your story.

This is not a rigid exercise here, you are YOUR OWN brand and you can build out your content in any way you like, but this will give you a good guideline here.

After your are done doing this you will be click the Publish button in the right corner, just above your editor. This is going to allow you to publish directly to your website (see below).

Upon clicking Publish, you will get a pop-up that will allow you to choose how you want to publish the content. This is a 4 step process.

Step 1: You will want to choose your website that you want to Publish to, in this case it will be my "basketballskillsanddrills.siterubix.com" website.

Step 2: Choose "Post", not a "Page". The reason is all POSTS allow for comments on them and this is a page on my website where I am going to want to allow people to leave comments and feedback. Pretty much every article you publish moving forward will be done so as a "Post".

Step 3: Choose the user. If this is a new site, you will likely only have an Admin user. That is fine, choose that as your user.

Step 4: Choose the URL plug. Leave it "as is". You shouldn't need to change your URL plug, this is something that you can leave.

The Click Publish. Upon doing so, SiteContent is going to run a duplicate content check, and then publish the content to your website. Since you wrote your About Me page it will be 100% unique.

Task 2: Adding Your "Privacy Policy" PAGE

All major affiliate programs and all advertising platforms require that you have a "Privacy Policy" on your website. This is a formality more than anything and it is very much a standardized document.

You are going to want to load up the Privacy Policy Template from your templates.


Upon doing so, you will get a standardized Privacy Policy page. You are just going to need to make a few edits within the content to update this Privacy Policy and make it relevant to your website.

Change YOURDOMAIN.com => Your Website URL

In the case of my website, I changed it to basketballskillsanddrills.siterubix.com. There about 10-11 instances of this that you will need to update within the Privacy Policy.

Then you will want to change:

Change YOUREMAIL@YOUREMAIL.com => Your Email Address

This could be any email you want, you could even create a free gmail account for the purpose of this. Or if you don't feel comfortable leaving your email at the moment, this can be something that you provide to people at a later date.

Upon updating the YOURDOMAIN.com and YOUREMAIL@YOUREMAIL.com to your website details, you will want to Publish the Privacy Policy to your website.

Publish as a Page.

The reason you want to create this as a Page, not a Post is because Pages don't allow for comments. You don't want people commenting on your Privacy Policy, whereas you are going to want to allow for comments and engagement on the rest of your website (as it is good for rankings).

NOTE: If you do publish as a page and there are comments there, not to worry. That is just how your "theme" you chose was designed and it will not present any issues moving forward.

You are all set with your first few pages of content on your website. If you have any questions about the creation of your "about me" or "privacy policy" pages, leave them below.

Kudos to you for your hard work thus far, in the next lesson we are going to be covering navigation on your website and how to create custom menus. ;)

Tasks 0/3 completed
1. Watch the "Creating Your Initial Website Framework" Walk-through Video
2. Create & Publish Your "About Me" POST
3. Create & Publish Your Privacy Policy PAGE


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sinadks Premium
OMG...that was super, super easy. This is exactly what I've been looking for, for literally years!! Thank you so much Kyle!

BTW.. is that a Canadian accent I hear??
The give away is the PRO.cess.... whereas we down here say PRA.cess...lol... no worries love it anyway.
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Ryan0909 Premium
Yes Kyle is based out of Canada!
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tracydawn Premium
I love listening to him talk. : ) I'm glad to hear things are running smoothly so far!
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Hello Friends
I have create an account to start learning. I want to know how to make a living with click bank as i have watched the video of vickeyvidegla. I am from Mauritius island and my Language is NOT English. I speak talk understand write English only 75 %
and i am a slow learner. My question is how to start make $100 per day with Google or any other platform social media ?

I do not know how to add my photo here.
Thanks.
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exgrosteve Premium
Hi, to add a photo, click on the circle where your image should appear and go to profile. There you will see how to add an image. With clickbank, etc, all the info you need to get started is in the training. Ask questions, send me a message anytime. Your English is great! Good luck
Steve
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GarryJam Premium
I am an English language teacher and I think you are doing a fine job of communicating in English.
First, go through the training and get your website set up and indexed.

Creat 10 or more posts/articles.

Then go to an affiliate program outside WA and use their software to insert links.

When a visitor clicks your redirecting link and then buys something, you earn a commission.
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DmitriBabich Premium
Hi everyone,
I enjoying the training, thank you WA for such an in depth training!
I have a question about putting links into my written content, obviously I am going to have links in the content, but is there a guide as to how often I should or could do it? Does it affect google ranking in anyway?

I am asking as obviously these will be mostly affiliate links and i know how google and other platforms dont really like them.
Thanks
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GarryJam Premium
There certainly is and it will come up shortly. Too many links get noticed. And I'm not sure about what google thinks about affiliate links. what gave you the impression they weren't liked?

If, on the other hand, you are promoting product your links won't have anything to do with WA.

Yes, the training is good and I have been enjoying it also.
All the best,
Garry.
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DmitriBabich Premium
Dear Garry,
Thank you very much for your answer.
What do you mean when you say that "too many links get noticed"?
Thanks
Dmitri
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GarryJam Premium
You'll get kicked to the curb by Google
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - it is recommended that you only have 1 affiliate link for every 500 written words. It is fine to have other links as well, both to your own posts and to external sites.
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kimc365 Premium
Question on this lesson 9 - Understanding Keywords, The Star of Your Content

Hello Kyle, thanks for the lesson.
On your Jaaxy dashboard, once you type the 'key word' and search, you get results on AVG, Traffic, QSR, SEO - all the data are listed.
But on my Jaaxy dashboard, once entered the key word, the results are not opened, unless I open manually one by one (QSR,SEO, etc) - see the attached figure.
What can I do to have all the data opened ?
Thank you
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michaelw777 Premium
I don't think you can open all the data. But, I am not sure? But, if you want to try with this? I hope this helps? Try Alphabet Soup; if you want to? If that doesn't work. You may have to open each Keyword separately. I am not sure? But, hope this helps?
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mikebeatty Premium
Click "get QSR" under the KQI column
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michaelw777 Premium
Everything looks Great here. But, if anyone has any further questions? Don't be afraid to ask.
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kimc365 Premium
Thanks Michael,
I have tried with alphabet soup, I got the same result.
I have to open each keyword separately.
Regards
Charles
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kimc365 Premium
Thank you, this is manual. I have to do it for every keyword
Charles
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michaelw777 Premium
Well, if everyone is happy? Cool. If anyone has a question? Don't be afraid to ask.
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GarryJam Premium
Click on all of them. I'm certain your finger can manage and each click is free. Get QSR, get QSR.

Sorry, I'm being stupid as usual. It gets me into trouble sometimes.
I'm sure you have sorted it all out by now.
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I dont understand this site
How can I be making money on it?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - we are given the Lite version of Jaaxy, which means you have to click to see the results. You would have to pay extra for an upgraded version which does this automatically.
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GarryJam Premium
There is a lot of preparation to be done first...

Then you write about something and recommend a product with a link.

If a visitor clicks your link and then buys something, you get a commission.

The estimated time it takes to get to that point is 3 months minimum if you work hard. There is a lot to learn. You need passion commitment and some money to survive on till you get there.

If God put it on your heart to do this, ask Him for help, you'll be surprised.
All the best,
Garry.
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kimc365 Premium
Ok, I see now. Thanks a lot
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vaporwix Premium
I am having a very difficult time with Wealthy Affiliate training. I am at step 7-About me page. and I am experiencing major writer's block because my niche is Pet Care but I don't know to write. I cannot write about a product that I don't yet know what it is. Pet Care is a very broad subject and I can't write about pet health and then sell a pet toy. I can't write about dog food and then try to sell a dog house. If I were trying to sell a complete site with all of the pet products or at least a few, I could generalize my about page. I had the same problem with the title and description of my site. I just left the description blank because I don't have a product yet. How is this possible without knowing what you are going to be selling?

I am about done! I cannot handle the frustration!
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chender684 Premium
Your about me page is about you. Write about you.
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suzieq Premium
Hi Wendy,
OK, take a breath. It's ok. This is what the training is for.
Why did you pick pet care? Is it because you love pets and want to share advice and products that would benefit the owners?
What I recommend is giving yourself a narrower focus to start. Concentrate on a smaller sub-niche, like senior dog health. Start writing about what senior dogs struggle with, and then you'll find products that can relieve those symptoms. Like supportive beds, senior dog food, etc. You'll find that you will attract more traffic with a narrower niche to start.
You can begin to expand with other pets and such later on when your site is more established. You have lots of space to expand with "pet care".
As for your "about me" page, talk a little about yourself and what led you to pick this topic. Do you have any pet stories you can share?
It doesn't have to be long. Just an introduction so your visitors know you're a real person.
I hope this helps. Message me if you need more help.
Cheers,
Suzanne
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psalisbury1 Premium
Hi Wendy, take it easy. You can do this. Important to remember that . If you are passionate about Pet Care writing will fall into place naturally. You are to provide helpful information on your website about Pet Care. Do not worry about the products right now. We want to get your website ranked with Google, and you will do that by writing naturally about your passion, taking care of pets. YOU CAN DO THIS...

Phil
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vaporwix Premium
I am not that intersting
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vaporwix Premium
Thank you Suzanne. Your insight does help.
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vaporwix Premium
Thank you Phil.
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AnisChity Premium
Is the niche you choose something that interests you? If not you should rethink it.
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