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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Wynette1 Premium
To be honest... I'm amazingly, 100%, totally, lost in all this. I feel like I'm in some kind of fog what with all the info. being poured out in front of you. There are skills here, that are different from skills I'm familiar with. I think what's being said, in a nutshell, is that we will basically 'advertise' for a product and when said product is purchased from them, then we would get a percentage of the profit. I hope I'm correct and also making sense.
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michaelw777 Premium
Yup that's right; and I have suggested this to others. Try Amazon Associates; sign up for them. Just search for Amazon Associates in Google. Then sign up for them. And if you have problems with the tax forms; try Kyle, Carson, Carson2, and Site Support. Site Support is in Websites at the bottom; and to contact Kyle and others; just put their names into the search engine here on WA separately. Then click on the name; for instance; Kyle. Hope this helps?
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Sonny40 Premium
That's right, wynette. We promote other people's products or services and earn a commission from every sale.
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psalisbury1 Premium
Hello Wynette, most of us felt that way too, overwhelmed, it is a lot of information, don't worry you will soon process all of it, take your time, repeat trainings if need be

Phil
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You are right, that is it. However, the best way to move forward is to go through the training. If still unclear go through again. It is pretty straight forward, just needs to click.
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adminlfe Premium
I think you're getting it. I know I feel as confused as you say you do a lot of the time. I think I'm going to have to learn to take it one step at a time, learn what is on that step, and then move on. That's hard for me because I keep running into things where I feel like I need to know it all at once!
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I agree with Wynette, it is a lot of information, however I believe if I'm willing to climb a mountain then it will be 1 step at a time! We can do this!
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clementapp Premium
I haven't signed up to a premium membership but I just would like to know what the terms and conditions are if I cancel my membership ( let's say after I join for 3 months)? Can I cancel anytime I want? I have done 10 video lessons and I have a good faith of the services / products provided by WA, but I just would like to know some details about membership cancellation. It seems that I can't find any information or discussion about the cancellation.
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - see my answer to your previous question.
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Kingsking Premium
Quite easy Clementapp. You can terminate your membership at anytime. Just go through your Dashboard, Account Setting, Membership and then stop Billing and Cancel Membership. However, better to always think of suceeding rather than anticipating the otherwise. With the current trend in Technology and World Wide Web, the easy way to secure the source of income tomorrow is building an Online Business. It might take sometime before it start yielding big but it certainly will. Goodluck
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Hi!, as a senior (50+) I want to focus on this market. I think it is relatively underserved... lots of senior living, etc. I am thinking of a lifestyle site/blog/products to address the under-recognized reality of the hardships senior face: age/job discrimination, loneliness, discrimination, etc. Does anyone think this is a good market, idea(s), and any input will be very helpful.
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Ryan0909 Premium
I think this is a good niche. The more targeted you get the better, as it will lead to a more targeted audience. I think there's a lot to be talked and wrote about here. If you have good knowledge in these areas, I'd say go for it!

Ryan
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K808 Premium
I think this is an awesome idea. Not only will you have people in your target market seeking the info you're considering, but their caretakers will be doing so as well. I haven't done any searches in this niche myself but it sounds like a pretty solid one. I'll let you know if I come up with any other thoughts.

Looking forward to seeing your progress!
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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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