We would like to congratulate you on your progress thus far and your progression towards success online..

You have already accomplished A LOT...

In just your first 9 lessons, you have already accomplished the following:

  • Set-up your account profile here at Wealthy Affiliate
  • Interacted with others fellow marketers and aspiring marketers via live chat
  • Understood the process of earning money online
  • Set your idealistic short and long term "make money" goals
  • Chosen your niche from scratch
  • Named and built your very OWN website using SiteRubix
  • Set-up the website that is geared for long-term success
  • Activated your website plugins
  • Understand how to set-up plugins that maximize website efficiency
  • Optimized your website for search engines (Google, Yahoo, & Bing)
  • Created your very first page of content on your website
  • Have created many relationships with others here at WA
  • Have gotten timely help when you needed it
  • Understood the process of keyword research
  • Found a bunch of awesome, low compettion keywords
  • Created valuable content within your niche
  • Learn how to properly set-up your website navigation
  • Learned a bunch of powerful stuff that is going to help lead you to SUCCESS


In other words, YOU have accomplished a lot in just a short period of time, imagine what you can accomplishing in the next 30 days, the next 60 days...IMAGINE THE NEXT YEAR!

Brilliant things CAN and WILL happen, you just have to want it and be willing to work towards your goals. We want to be there for you and help you through the process.

The process towards your own personal success has already started and you are well on your way to creating a business online.


We also hope you have made a few personal revelations here within the community...

(1) People just like YOU are succeeding here every day!
(2) You have endless access to "expert" help here within the community.
(3) Wealthy Affiliate grows, improves and evolves every day (for your benefit).
(4) We truly care about YOU and your personal success.

Today I want to let you know about the different membership options here at Wealthy Affiliate. I just want to let you know what is included in the Premium membership and how you can seriously benefit from being a premium member here at WA.

You have had 9 lessons to judge the quality of WA so there is no point in me selling you on the training aspect, rather I am going to state what is included in Premium. If you are interested, awesome! We look forward to working with you for months, perhaps years to come. If not, then that is fine as well (no hard feelings). :)

There are 4 more "amazing" levels of training to the Online Entrepreneur Certification (OEC) Course you will get instant access to if you upgrade to premium. You have completed Level 1 of the 5.


Online Entrepreneur Certification - The Ultimate Traffic Training! (Level 2) - NOW AVAILABLE

In Level 2 (Premium members only) of your Online Entrepreneur Certification you are going to be learning some amazing stuff where the main focus of Level 2 training is "traffic". Here are just some of the topics that are going to be covered in this next 10 Lesson course.

  • How to transfer your free website over to a domain that you own
  • How to get unlimited hoards of traffic!
  • Getting indexed in Google in less than 15 minutes
  • How to unlock unlimited keywords
  • Understanding the Low Hanging Fruit
  • Building out your content base in the most effective way
  • How to get your website seen and indexed quicker and with minimal work
  • Making Google love you, the quickest path
  • The ONLY sites you need to know about for keyword research.
  • AND MUCH MORE!

And this is just Level 2 of the training. By Level 3 alone you are truly going to be an online entrepreneur and have the capabilities to make money online in a number of different ways. You will have the potential to grow your business to any level you want online.

If you are already a Premium member, you can simply check off the tasks in this lesson and then head over to Level 2 of the training. The Get Started Here button will automatically update when you have checked off these tasks.

If you are not already Premium, you can upgrade your membership to Premium here.


What is included in a PREMIUM Membership at Wealthy Affiliate?

Honestly, if your website was the bread, the Premium membership is going to be the peanut butter and jelly for your business! ;)

For less than $1 per day you can become a premium member! You can get access to all of the training here, access to the entire SiteRubix platform, access to weekly live classes, unlimited access to the keyword research platform, the ability to rub shoulders with some of the most established marketing experts in the industry, and unlimited support & mentoring.

Not just that, having Premium will increase your chances of success by over 500%. It's proven.

This seems like a no-brainer considering a single course in college could easily run you $1,500. You could get a 5 year Premium membership at WA for this price! lol

There isn't a more comprehensive, technically advanced, and caring affiliate/internet marketing anywhere in the world. That is something that we proudly stand behind.

You are also going to instantly unlock Level 2, The Ultimate Traffic Training course as soon as you go premium. :)

OPTION 1: Join Premium and Unlock Level 2, The Ultimate Traffic Training!

OPTION 2: If You Are Already a Premium Member, Go to Level 2 Now!

Tasks 0/3 completed
1. Read the "Perks of Being Premium" blog post
2. Upgrade to a Premium Member and access Stage 2 of Online Entrepreneur Certification (all 6 levels are included with a premium membership). If you are already a premium member then you can check this task!
3. Continue on to Level 2 Training


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SydThomas Premium
I am overwhelmed by the number of niches there are, since this is my first venture with affiliate marketing, I thought a good place to start is to market for Wealthy Affiliate. As I progress with other niches and offer products I assume that I need to become an affiliate with different companies in order to market their products. Is that correct? Any feedback would be appreciated and any help choosing a domain name and getting the first site up and running. Thank you! Sydney
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oanaelviso Premium
Dear community, I would like to know if, after building your content in your niche in the siterubix domain, I can transfer everything to my own future domain. It may be a easy question but I'm not too familiar with the subject.
In addition, is there any chance to get ranking with a siterubix domain and use it to make the first sales?
Thank you very much for your help.
Oana.
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@RICH. Premium
Yes, you can get ranking and traffic with a siterubix subdomain site. You can move a siterubix subdomain site to your own domain with a couple of clicks following this training
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sukumarth Premium
How do I give the title of my website? I mean, I have written the main content that I want on my home page as "post". Is this correct? Should it be "page"? In my website, my home page content comes as a post with a title. But I want this title to be the main title of my website? Please help me. I hope I'm making sense.
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phakacha8 Premium
Hello Sukumar, pages don't change. They are static and do not move. If you want that content to be unmoved, you have to make it as a page so that every reads it in the first checking of your website.. Whereas posts will be hundreds plus and more. Hope this helps.
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sukumarth Premium
Just check the attached pic. How does one do that??
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EMYGrules Premium
You need to first create the content as a page. Yes. Then you should log into your site as admin. Then you need to click the button, "customize" at the top there. It should be next to a paint brush. Then from here, click,"site identity" and then"site title". Delete that default title and type in your new title. Then click the button save and publish at the top. Let me know if this is the answer you are looking for.
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phakacha8 Premium
Make that as your Home page.
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sukumarth Premium
The fault was all in my making the content that I had intended to appear on the home page as "post". So now, what I have done is change that to "page". And bingo! Now website looks okay and it has come with the title. The menus are also coming fine.
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sukumarth Premium
I have just done that. Silly me, I had to go back to lesson 4 to see what went wrong. I have moved the content in the trash and with the same content (and title), I pasted it on a blank page and updated it as "page". Now everything's coming okay. I have the website title too with the menus arranged perfectly. Thanks for the help! I'll continue building the site. I'm about to finish the front porch of my "home" :)
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phakacha8 Premium
Congrats my friend. keep moving.
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sukumarth Premium
A slight problem though. Now my website's title is coming and it's the same title which I had put as the title of the content that I updated as "page" like I said. Which is all fine and is appearing the way that I had intended. But I have noticed that once you put up the content as page, my name doesn't come whereas if I update a "post" my name appears with the date on which it was posted. So, if I want my name to appear on the home page itself, what do I do??
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I tried your program a couple of yrs ago if not mistaken but because of a lack of concentration(illness heart failure); i wasn't forced to quit!! I don't particularly like videos and much rather get written instructions instead which is old schooled i guess but it really works for me! Is this to much to ask for as a free member right now who hope that my health will allow me to learn and comprehend so i can upgrade as soon as possible! Lot of debt waiting on VA from 07/05/2007 til 10/12/2016 attorney fees took a lot of back-pay!
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Kyle Premium
Well there is parallel text training with every video. And all the communication here Wealthy Affiliate is textbased, so you'll be completely fine. :)
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sbales43 Premium
Hi,
I have just rejoined WA as a Premium Member. Don't mind admitting that I became frustrated in August and quit. I am back, re-energized and ready to go. Question..I want to completely start the training over at the beginning and when I go into the site it shows the training level that I completed before. Can I clear this so that it shows me starting at "Getting Rolling"? Thanks.

Steve
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MozMary Premium
welcome back, have you tried unticking the boxes for the activities you already did, that should free you up

I had probs with those boxes before so actually stopped ticking them at one point, but now see the way it is all laid out there on the right, we can navigate really easy to whatever lesson we like this time, forward or back

yep it can be overwhelming at first, just keep asking tons of questions and give yourself time to succeed and absorb everything - it will all click at some point mysteriously when you least expect it :)
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feigner Premium
hey Steve - can you not untick the boxes to reset the levels?
Alternatively just go through the training again. Keep a track of where you get to and start from there next time.
Good luck this time - maybe pay yearly to keep your mind focused
all of us get a little frustrated - especially when things go so slowly, but follow the training and it will improve.
Don't forget to have a play with test sites to see if you can break them - then you know what not to do with your main site!
As i say good luck this time.
Phil
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appreciate your honesty it's an important step in overcoming problems
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billy947 Premium
Yes, just uncheck the boxes and start from the beginning.
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I am confused with the last sentence

"If you are REALLY STUCK at this point...we have an Affiliate Bootcamp dedicated to those that are interested in promoting Wealthy Affiliate. Go here if that is you."

I clicked on the "Go here if that is you"
but it says
"this content does no longer exist,it was probaby deleted"

I don't know what my niche will be and I want to choose from the Affiliate Camp but as I mentioned above the link doesn't work.
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NyssaB Premium
Sounds like a technical issue. Send a message to Site support and explain the issue. They should be able to fix it
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GGrier Premium
It's a good idea to report the broken link.

If you want to start Affiliate Bootcamp, just click the black button on the left and start the lessons.
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How often does this issue happen, ?
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Every time I click on the link
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TRPEng Premium
Hello Tj5. Welcome to WA and i hope you enjoy yourself here. Its a good place to be. Yes any thing can be a niche. It can be something you are passionate about. It will motivate you work passionately about your topic. Go through the course member bios and see what people are doing. My thing is cats. Use your imagination and follow the lessons. All the best Trevor
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I like the idea of doing phone cases but isn't that way too general and not really a good niche given all the major competition? How can I narrow down a niche?
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BMLMkes22 Premium
Can you please help me with 2 things
1. How can I unpublished my private policy because I published it as a post instead of page. Can I delete it or there is another way.
2. One of my site content and private policy's I published has no where for me to tick no-index and no follow. I don't understand why is that because my first site has got the tick boxes.
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MozMary Premium
1. delete the post that you created by accident and do a new privacy policy that is a page

2. so the site where you can't tick no follow - was the all in one SEO activated?
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Hi guys,

So I just set up my All-in-one SEO and tried to google for my site, but I don't see my website shows up anywhere even after I've typed down each and every single word of my website name in Google...

Did I not do it right?

Thank you!
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ADC909 Premium
Your website is probably not indexed yet. If you go to "site manager" and check your site health it will let you know if you have been indexed yet.
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I'm brand new here. I attempted online marketing twice--many years ago.

The first time, I bounced around a lot from idea to idea. The second, I tried building a business writing/creating content for others' websites (About two months). My work was very well-received. I write well, but I am VERY slow (perfectionist), so I wasn't going to build up my income enough to make it worthwhile.

Just earlier this evening, I had the idea to look into affiliate marketing again. I just started working at an Amazon warehouse one month ago; it's going quite well, but I'd obviously rather just make my money as an online Amazon affiliate. :)

WA looks great so far. You can understand that I am highly skeptical of affiliate marketing's potential...this is based upon past experience and the probability that niche markets are overly-saturated nowadays. They were already saturated a few years ago. But I am here (I wouldn't be if I didn't think it may be a good opportunity) and I am open-minded and want to give this a solid try!
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delroy2222 Premium
Hi John
It is great to hear that you will give Wealthy Affiliate a solid try.
Go through the training here step by step in the order that it is presented. Do not hurry. Take as much time as you need.
Best wishes. )
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I am in South Africa and have been thinking about starting a blog for a while now. What I am worried about is that all the ways to make money through a blog seems to not be directed towards the SA market.Especially as what I have in mind will be mostly for SA consumers. Am I wrong about this? Are there anybody from SA who are doing this successfully who can pipe in on this?
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@RICH. Premium
You don't have to target the SA market, for example your site could target the USA, Canada and the UK, affiliating with Amazon. and using their OneLink program, which would give you a much greater target audience. :)

https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/help/node/topic/202165020
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Melanie

I am from South Africa, you clicked on my link on Kaboutjie :) Yes there are plenty of ways to make money online when you have a blog. There are South African websites that have affiliate programs, plus you can do sponsored posts, Google ads and sell ad space on your website. You don't have to worry about the country you are in, as soon as you have some traffic to your website you will be able to monetize it.
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Thanks @Rich, I understand I don't have to target the SA market but what I have in mind for my blog does target the SA market. So I need to know how workable this will be to create revenue from.
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LynneHuy Premium
Most of my website traffic to Kaboutjie is SA traffic!
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GeorgeK4 Premium
I know what you mean, as I'm also in SA. But I'm new to this game and don't yet have any experience to draw on in order to give you advice (yet!).
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Hi Guys, im also in SA just joined yesterday.. Im quite excited to see affiliate maketing in SA. Still new at this working through the startup training.
I found an interesting website with advice for South Africans here :) marketingchannel (.coza)
Hope we can all share some Success stories (like LynneHuy) on WA soon!
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Thanks Elaine, will definitely check out that website!
I am just about to start building my site - excited yet nervous.
Good luck to you, hope to hear your success story soon!
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LynneHuy Premium
Welcome Elaine :) It is so lovely to see so many South Africans here! Yes success is so possible and I can't wait to hear your success stories.
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Aledia Premium
I'm confused. I thought you said that by creating a page for the privacy policy, no one would be able to comment. When I look at the site, there was a comment box below the privacy policy.
I'm using a magazine template. If you know how to remove the discussion box, I'd like any advice you can give.
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NyssaB Premium
Some pages on themes will allow for comments. If your privacy policy has a section for comments then you'll need to disallow them in the settings. It is usually located below the text when you are editing it i.e go to your wordpress site- click on edit of the page- scroll down and you should see the disable comments box.
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Aledia Premium
It shows that I can disable SEO. But I guess it's a non issue really. I've got the comments set for approval only
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Hello everybody! I am new to this site. I have tried another one but they really didn't help at all. It was hard to get an answer out of anyone. So with that in mind I am really liking the site so far. I am doing this cuz I love being on the computer looking up different stuff all the time. An this would help my husband financially with the bills.
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MJLaupp Premium
You definitely will not have that problem here! I can tell you from personal experience that you will get as much feedback and help as you need! And don't hesitate to contact individuals with questions!
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phildora Premium
Your goals are definitely achievable as you follow the Wealthy Affiliate training modules.
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Thanks for letting me know. So far I can tell site is a lot better.
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MJLaupp Premium
Question - I have my first niche site up and running. But as I am doing the work to find keywords for that site, I keep finding keywords (with an AMAZING QSR) that are close but not an exact match. They are connected to an area that's closely related to my first site. It's an area that I toyed with focusing on for my first niche and now I'm wondering if I should go ahead and set that idea aside as a second niche. How soon is too soon to start a second niche website?!

MJ

P.S. If you are the type that likes details - I have a site called "Tots, Teens, and Theater" up and running. When I'm searching for good keywords for that site, I keep coming across keywords that would better fit a site focused on the use of drama in the church.
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Kayakhu17 Premium
If you've got the time to put into another niche ? I would go for it now.


Paul
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Kyle Premium
You will always want to make sure that your keywords make sense. You will also want to keep your keywords relevant to the theme of your websites. You don't want to be talking about dogs on technology site (unless you are talking about digital tracking collars, etc).
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MJLaupp Premium
That's what I thought. The other keywords work with a similar site - also a passion of mine - but they aren't an exact match. They need their own site to work on.
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MozMary Premium
two niches at one time is a lot to take on, most people won't master it while starting when they haven't yet mastered the training, some could perhaps, just make sure you don't end up overwhelming yourself
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MJLaupp Premium
That was my concern. Niche number one is working with kids and teens in the theater. Niche number two is using the theatrical arts in faith based institutions - churches, Christian schools, etc. I've worked extensively in both areas and doing research for one usually connects to the other. I'm hoping that will allow them to sort of grow together.
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lizelzeager Premium
I'm on Course 1, Lesson 8 on KEYWORDS.

I'm curious about what word/description differences are between Jaaxy and the Keyword Tool? Specifically in reference to the column names/titles Kyle is talking about in the training video...

I'm getting confused between what to look for in "traffic" and "searches" and "average" and "competition" for a new blog.

Also, on the Keyword Tool, what exactly am I looking at in the Article & PPC Power columns?? Is there something of importance in there?

Any clarification or links to other keyword explanations would be appreciated... I'm a visual/reading kinda girl and I think I may have gotten lost for a bit in the video I watched (twice!) today.

Thanks friends! :)
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@RICH. Premium
If you type 'keyword tool' in the search bar at the top, you'll see all the training that's available, ie.
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MozMary Premium
like Rich says, can't underestimate how useful the search bar is here

also look at Boomergp08 for extra training on keywords, and jvranjes

as for comparison between jaaxy and WA keyword tool, for keywords themselves they are both good, jaaxy does some extras that you may not need at this stage...again magistudios has some recent training on this
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lizelzeager Premium
Ahhh.. the search bar!! You mean that white space that's been hiding right in front of me in plain sight? LOL

Thanks so much Rich, I will definitely remember this for the future. Haha :)
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lizelzeager Premium
Oh this is great!!! Thanks so much for the suggested usernames and trainings, I will def look them up. Appreciate your tips!! :)
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@RICH. Premium
No probs. you're most welcome! :)
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ThomasTay Premium
Just re-watch the Walk-through video by Kyle. Realise there are ton of information and learning I yet to explore. There are so many things we can learn from here. It can really be overwhelming at first but do learn at your own pace and step by step if you wish to.
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NyssaB Premium
So true. I went back to the beginning to go through it all again and realised I missed a whole step! But all is good now :)
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It is overwhelming but Kyle really helps make you feel right at home. It is very appreciated.
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PLaw Premium
How do I get my posts to go on the website in the correct order. I named one post "home", but it is now in the middle of the page. I've added some posts since that time, but I would like them to be in the order that I've added them, not going on backwards.
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MozMary Premium
posts go to your blog roll, so either your entire blog roll is your home page and the posts tend to be ordered according to the date you post them, or you choose a page on your site to be your home page

pages go to the menu, posts go to the blog roll [as a rule of thumb]

there are ways around everything of course, but as long as you understand how it works in general, then you can decide things going forward

to set home page go to Settings>Reading and notice in there you have a choice between your front page displaying your latest posts or a static home page
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oanaelviso Premium
Hello all, this is a very interesting topic and helps me to be more specific in respect of the niche I would like to choose.
My question is: if I want to promote products within my niche in various languages (I'm from Europe,maybe this would be helpful to get more traffic) can I use only one website? Or is it necessary to build several websites in different languages? Thank you in advance for your help!
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jmvrico Premium
Good question. It depends on the niche that you want. But for me, I prefer English because your scope will be bigger. What is your niche by the way so I can have an idea?
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Yes
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Confused a bit with these Posts and Pages, i got a question. If i created a main menu and in it 1 of the tabs has sub-menus right, i can make the main tab a page and the sub menus posts....
e.g. the main tab with drop-down menu is called 'Life Lesson'(Page) and 1 of the sub-menus in it is called 'Tip of the Day' (Post)....but if everyday i need to add content to the sub menu 'Tip of the Day' how do i make it a new article but keep it under the same tab if i used a Post to make it?
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MozMary Premium
this sounds confusing, not fully sure what you are aiming for here...

in my opinion, you'd have a very long submenu if you are going to add a post 365 days of the year every year, so how about sending those to your blog?

you say 'tip of the day' is a post, so to create a new tip of the day would be to create a new post...so you are asking where that post goes now?
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im saying i want all those to go under 1 sub menu, all the 'tip of the day' posts to go under 1 'tip of the day' menu but different pages,understand?
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jam30mont Premium
Hello all,
I have more of a awareness question. Bear with me, in your privacy statement an email address is added. Fine I've created a new email to mirror the site. My question is in general how to people feel about listing their full name. I know we can but with security certainly a concern how do people feel about putting out maybe "too" much and yet still reach an audience without sounding robotic and cold. Thanks.

John
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mistia Premium
I personally don't use my whole name on my website. maybe when I hit it big and can afford identity protection etc. For now I have two standard emails I use with each website.
contact@myowndomain.com
info@myowndomain.com
I use the first for just about everything and the second for questions.
I cannot speak for anyone else though.
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jam30mont Premium
thank you, that makes sense to me. I hadn't thought of the generic email titles, info or contact, great idea. Thanks for sharing that
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GAudino Premium
Hi guys, I'm setting the "All in One SEO" of my first website. What do you think about this Home Title: "My Gym Bag - Find Your Best Gym Bag"? And what about the Home description: "At My Gym Bag we are focused on helping all sports people through our experience to find the most suitable bag for them" ?
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NyssaB Premium
If it reflects on what you want to post on your site then it sounds good to me :)
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KristenV Premium
Sounds good to me as well!
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jp230382 Premium
In reference to the above question you pose, I would say without quoting any figures, what would make me happy would be say the level of my traditional day job and what would excel that option would be anything more to give my financial freedom in life.

Currently I am looking to give 2+hours a day daily being proactive with my business, but hope to improve this over the coming future.
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Gguet Premium
when i visit other platforms i see the members show the earning they do in a screen short to encourage other become a member, but why there is no member in this platform does not do the same.
There is no income? i know the main reason of someone to become a member is to look for a way to earn some money.
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D-AnnTaylor Premium
The way I see it to answer your question, why do you need to post your earnings for the world to see, if they are in fact making money....mmm...I wonder.

Could it be the others platform way of pretending to make money by showcasing their earnings to lure you in to their platform?

Would you or have you ever posted your earnings for everyone to see that you have made from an employer who pays you weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly?

I certainly would not because for one it is not their business what my earnings are from my employer or my business. Not only that but also thats personal and confidential to for my eyes and my employer who pays me.

You know how they tell you in the traditional workplace, you should not discuss your pay with others in the workplace.....it;s kind of unethical.

So, ask yourself why are these other platforms in the online business world posting their earnings for the world to see?

Chances are, its probably fabricated lies. I'm just saying....don't be fooled by their marketing scams because that is what it sounds like to me. Oh yes, there are many out there!

I figure it like this, plain and simple - if an affiliate program goes as far as posting their earnings on their website for the world to see, that's a red flag to me indicating it is a marketing scam to lure people into their platform and once they get them, they will not live to their word of making you the kind of financial figures they advertised on their website.

My advice to you....DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE!

You have arrived at the leading marketing affilate platform in the online business arena, that is, Wealthy Affiliate. They are providing their people with the best tools and and top of the line training to ensure we are successful.

WA have around the clock support if you are in need of assistance with anything and number 1 in my book, they care about their WA members! That's hard to find in the online world of business and more so in the traditional setting of business.

It is left up to you to apply what you learn at WA to attain success in this online business world consisting of 3.7 billion potential customers at our access.

So, I say run with it and aim high.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I wish you much success in your new endeavors here at WA.

Let's work!!

Deborah
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MozMary Premium
lots of people post their income all the time, especially when they have just begun to make serious income having joined a few months ago - but you are only here 5 minutes, so how can you know what happens?

But not everyone is going to show their income, just like anywhere else in life, especially if they make a lot. Everyone is different, and income is ultimately a private matter.

If you can't see the resources for themselves and realize what you can do with them, then nothing anyone shows you will make a difference, the issue is with you.

Also, if one person can make $2000 a month very quickly, it does not mean you can even with the same resources, it will always depend on how much work you put in and what level of skill and ability YOU have...
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jp230382 Premium
I agree all these parts related to our income our personal and only are based on our own action and success.
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boomergp08 Premium
There are plenty of us making a good amount of income here, but it is no one's business to know how much I make. Those other platforms showcase money earnings to trick people into thinking that what they are selling is going to make you tons of money.

But making money online depends solely on how much proper training you have taken and how you go about applying that knowledge. If you cannot learn the proper steps and put them into practice, you will not make money.

Look at it this way. Do any colleges broadcast how much money one will make if they graduate with a degree? Of course not, because how much you make depends on your personal work effort. Wealthy Affiliate doesn't broadcast earnings because it is just an online college of sorts and everyone will earn differently.
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VSinatra Premium
I don't jump ahead in the courses and I didn't mean to here but I found a link and it delved in much better to key word searches helping me to get past a wall I had been up against too many hours. Thank you and I will be to this point in no time now!
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V2usher Premium
Hi, I'm new to WA :)
Just a quick question..
I'm about to select a theme for my website in SiteRubix. Is there a way of changing the theme at a later date if at the end I'm not happy with it or would I have to start all over again?
Thx
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Dmorrow Premium
Themes can be changed. You can pick a group of favs that you might like to try so you don't have to go back and search for them too.
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V2usher Premium
Great stuff. Thank you ! :)
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Ambition1122 Premium
Hey man, welcome!!!! Great question - you can definitely change it and don't need to start over - I changed mine 2 times already.
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Hi
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Dmorrow Premium
Hello, how are you progressing, good I hope.
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Wednesday14 Premium
I have another problem : while adding the Privacy Policy in the process of publishing the Page, I missed to check off the Robots Meta non-index and non-follow. I wanted to correct it but I do not seem to find the exact setting that will enable me to do so. Any ides how to fix this ,please ?
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@RICH. Premium
Open up the Page and click on Screen Options, top far right of your screen and tick the box marked All-in-One-SEO. Then scroll underneath past the editor window until you see the AIOSEO panel, where you'll find no-index, no-follow options. :)
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LunaVC Premium
Go to your dashboard, select All Pages, select Privacy Policy, click Edit. Scroll down to the bottom and look for the things you want to tick off.
Hope that helps! Good Luck.
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Wednesday14 Premium
@Rich, I think it worked. Thanks !
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Wednesday14 Premium
Thanks !!
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@RICH. Premium
You're most welcome! :)
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I am having problems watching the video. First they would start and get stuck somewhere buffering.
Now they won't even Play! Now it just says, ''The video could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.''
Funny thing, i am able to access other webpages and videos on other tabs. I am using Google Chrome and yes i have deactivated 'hardware acceleration'.

Anyone has any ideas or suggestions?
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Kyle Premium
Are you on a slower connection? Some of these videos are larger in size and can take a second to render. If you are on a really slow wifi connection, you might get this issue.

You could also try using the SD version of the video, instead of the HD version. The HD version are obviously larger files.
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It's saying the video could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed, or because the format is not supported. But the videos worked yesterday so I don't think it is the format, and my internet is working fine for everything else. I tried refreshing with no success. Any ideas?
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fleurallen Premium
A temporary glitch perhaps? I had the same issue so am just thinking a temporary glitch
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NEH Premium
Video loading fine on my phone - maybe try again or via a different method, or different browser perhaps? Nat
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Good afternoon.

I'm really trying too decide on a niche, as an artist and photographer, I think that an art or photography niche would be perfect, but i also want to make an niche on wealth, firstly because I've been drawn to this site and since it's one of the most popular and profitable. Which one do you guys think would be better ?
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Chris Lee Premium
Go with what you know first. You can't really give advice about how to make money online if you have never made money online.

Plus, passion is a huge part of success so picking something you are passionate about will help you stay motivated till success knocks on your door.

Once that does, feel free to open up a make money online site and the many other ideas you will have.
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dalwhu Premium
Hi

If your going to do affiliate bootcamp first then do a wealth website but if your starting of with the certification. Course which is the green tab marked get started here as I did then do a niche website on art and photography.

After I finished the certification course and got my niche website up and running I started affiliate bootcamp where I am halfway through and have my wealth site up and running. I've been doing this for 9 months so I advise you to concentrate on one site at a time as there's no rush.

Best wishes

Darren
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MozMary Premium
either way you'd have to master the training, right now you are beginning the training so you have some time to test out things with your free sites before committing to a particular niche

always take a look at where your interests lie, whether you can write content in your chosen area several times a week, what the competition looks like, and what affiliate programs are there for you...when you try to build up a site in any one niche it soon becomes clear how far you want to go with a niche...and the free sites are perfect for practice
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Thank you for the advice chris, I'm finding myself burning with ambition and passion right now ever since I've started WA.
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Dalwhu, i really appreciate the feedback you've just given me, I truly think that for now, the art niche would be best for me right now, thank you.

And i hope you continue too rise on WA and earn ever more income.
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Thank you for the advice moz, I decided to start up an art niche once I've completed the first course.
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KimberleyR Premium
Hi,
I set up a Jaaxy accou t to do keyword and niche research. I am currently on the starter plan. I can search and see the first 8 or so reults, but the rest is blurred out and I getba pop-up window that tells me I have to upgrade to fully view my results. Is there a way to access this content in the free trial/ starter version?
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MozMary Premium
no, they just let us get the first 10 or so results with the free account
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KimberleyR Premium
Thank you!
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LyndaMorgan Premium
Hi WA community! I've just joined and am really struggling with choosing my niche. My interests are horses, dogs & crafts and my job is bookkeeping. I don't feel like I am qualified to advise people on these subjects. Can anyone give me some help as to how I can get started choosing my niche? Many thanks
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tommo1968 Premium
Its much easier to work on a niche if you are interested in it. Especially your first one.

I would pick one of your passions then look it and pick out a sub niche from it. As "Horses" is too broad, maybe something like "horse protective head gear" would be a good fit.

Its a personal choice but the more you know now the easier it will be to comment and post about.

If you have to research each post and answer the job becomes 2-3 times as long.

There will be some research in any niche as you need to source new products and review them and the industry but as a starting point the better you know the subject the easier it will be.

Hope that helps.
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CuriousEwa Premium
Hi Lynda, I think everyone here had this problem :-) if you type this question in the search bar above you will find a ton of advice. In short, the idea behind choosing a niche is that:
1. you need to like it and enjoy it, you will be producing lots of content in this niche (and don't worry, the posts ideas will come as you write more and more) so you better like what you write about.
2. you have "some" knowledge in the niche but do not think you have to be an expert. If you are, that's great but you can always research your niche (online, library, print magazines, YouTube, etc.) and you can write from a perspective of someone who is reporting rather than lecturing.
3. don't overthink it. It's is likely that your idea will shift one way or another as you learn more and more about online business. It's normal. Nobody had it right from the start.
4. Try to be narrow in your niche. You can always expand it later. If you start with a broad topic you may get overwhelmed and the competition might be too tough.

These are just a couple of things that pop in my mind but I do advise to search that question in the bar above.

Best of luck!
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feigner Premium
Hi Lynda - welcome to WA.
You say your interests are horse, dogs and crafts. And you say that you don't feel qualified to advise people on these.
What was the last thing you bought for your horse and why?
How did you get into horse?
why did you pick the horse/s you have?
what tack do you need to start with?
How do you care for the tack?
How do you care for the horse?
Do you see what i am saying - you have a lot of knowledge that someone who maybe looking to get a horse for the forst time would love to have. You have real experience with a horse, no-one can take that away. So if you decide that your niche is 'hobby' horse ( sorry i don't know the right word for everyday horses rather than show horse) You can start out researching those keywords, and others. You can pass on your experience about owning and riding a horse, caring for a horse , signs your horse is suffering and what to do.
Are you qualified? Do you need to be qualified?
Yuo do every day what people will have to learn to do every day when they get a horse.
Good luck with your niche selection.
Phil
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LyndaMorgan Premium
Thank you for all your advice. I have a better understanding now of where I might start.
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Wednesday14 Premium
Hello to the WA community ! I need an advise : currently I am trying to do my Search engine optimization.There is supposed to be an "All in one SEO" but it does not exist on my side-bar. What did I miss and how do I get it on my side bar ?
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Hey Vojislav,

So you won't see All In One SEO in your sidebar. Once installed, it will be visible in the left hand side menu of your website dashboard (see screenshot).

If you can't see it there, go through the training video to see if maybe you missed something: If all else fails, let me know and I will help you further.

Cheers
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Thomas2011 Premium
You will find All In One SEO in the admin area of your site in the Plugins, you may have to activate it then it will appear on the left side of the admin menu in the top left. From there you can enter your SEO for your site and set it up, it does have a lot of preset setting that you will not want to change.
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CuriousEwa Premium
Hi there! All in one SEO is a plug-in to a website Every member, free or premium has this plug-in installed by default to every website they create. So you should see it in your website backoffice:


You also don't need to do anything with it, it does things for you, things that used to be done manually in the old days I believe. The SEO you refer to is a set of actions you do to your post to rank well and these are: keyword research, keywords in various places (URL, post title, post meta title, post meta description, keyword in content) internal and external links, images with alt tag, YouTube video and a few more
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AgnesDF Premium
You have to activate it first and then it will naturally appear. It's a PLUG IN. Don't forget to update it, too.
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Wednesday14 Premium
( I am sorry - when I said Side-bar I meant side-menu). Anyway, I found out what was a problem and corrected it. Thanks ...
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Wednesday14 Premium
Thank you !
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Wednesday14 Premium
Thanks ! I,indeed, missed somehow to activate it ...
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Wednesday14 Premium
Thanks !
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VSinatra Premium
OK so what if u do have a domain name or Do I go get a name then bring it over here so I can use Adsense Ads on any of my future websites that I build here, or, do I get another host with that domain name keeping it separate ? Or will I host it alone. :) ( smiling big at that ...host alone. Lol)
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fleurallen Premium
Premium level membership here includes web hosting. Then you can either purchase a url name here or transfer one over. Refer to the light blue Site Rubix menu option on the left hand side when you're logged into WA
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VSinatra Premium
Thank you so much found it....I have not pushed every button on my site yet! There's a lot to take in in just two days now.... Really is a one stop everything we need here at WA! Have a wonderful day !
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fleurallen Premium
Agreed I felt the same when I joined, one step at a time
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VSinatra Premium
Agreed. Working on my niche now, My first niche....have a great day!
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oanaelviso Premium
Hello again,

I have two other questions:
1. I learn that I can transfer the website on my own domain. From the starter training, is there a course which teaches about domains and how to buy one? I have an idea what this means in theory but I have no idea how it works in practice.
2. How we can find the general conditions for premium membership?
Thank you in advance!

Oana.
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JaRoDavis Premium
Hey Oana!

You'll want to click the "next lesson" tab(attached pic and located right above.) From there we pretty much hold your hand and guide you through how to do everything step by step and in what order to follow so you don't get overwhelmed..

Hope this answers both of your questions.
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jmvrico Premium
Yes there is also a training for buying your own domain. I believe it is in training #2. By the way, what do you mean by general conditions for premium membership? Do you mean, what is included in it?
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oanaelviso Premium
Hello, Thanks for your reply. I mean actually conditions like the possibility of canceling it and in which case, possibility of change in the fees or other conditions etc. Many thanks for your help! Oana.
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oanaelviso Premium
Hello all,
I have just joined the community several days ago and I noticed the big differences between the starter and premium. As there is so much information and training, I would like to know what would be the order to follow (for example Getting started here then Classrooms, then Affiliate Bootcamp) for a step by step improvement and not to feel too overwhelmed. Based on your own experience, please give your advice. Many thanks!

Oana.
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delroy2222 Premium
Hi Oana

Start by clicking the green 'Get Started Here' button and go through the training in the order that is presented.
Take your time with it. Don't rush it. Do it at your own pace.
Best wishes.

Delroy
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MJLaupp Premium
So I say I have chosen my niche but I'm still REALLY nervous about it and I'm waffling on how to focus it. One of the things I'm most passionate about is the performing arts. I'm a pianist, a theatrical director, and a singer/songwriter. I'm leaning towards resources for those working with teens and kids in theater. But music and theater resources for those working with churches who are on a tight budget is also appealing. Help!
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LadybugLove Premium
Which are you most passionate about Mary? The idea is always to go with something you could go on and on and on about forever!! You can always branch out later...that's what I'm doing.

Don't worry, sometimes it's a metamorphosis. I'd zone in on a specific that you can help ppl with. Be a problem solver for your audience and You'll be their hero!! They will then turn to you for advice like my ppl do.

Does this help?

~Evon :)
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MJLaupp Premium
Thanks for the feedback! I'm especially passionate about the area of musical theater, especially when working with teens/kids or using it in connection with faith/church. My gut tells me I need to make those two separate "niche" audiences. Even though know there is some crossover, some do only one and not the other.
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Nilin1 Premium
If I decide to do the affiliate bootcamp then I can make money from promoting this site, correct? Not sure that that is the way I want to go because I have finally chosen my niche but I feel like I am a little lost on what the bootcamp is. Would that count as the second website if you do both?
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ADC909 Premium
The affiliate bootcamp is good for training specifically affiliate marketing. The training you are on now is good for a general building an online business, creating traffic stuff like that. There are a lot of similarities between them.
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GuyfromNB Premium
I personally decided to go with my own niche to and follow the green button of Certification training - I don't worry about Bootcamp for now
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Nilin1 Premium
oh ok, great! Thank you
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LadybugLove Premium
Start with the Certification training first, then you can go on to the affiliate boot camp later. You gotta get a handle on first things first.

Cheers!

~Evon :)
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Hi everyone! I was a little busy in the last days so I only could start the basic lessons today. I'd like to know if I, after upgrade to premium, will be able to cancel it if I decide to quit the program... I have not that idea in mind, I really don't, working from home it's like a dream to me but I do not know the future and things can change anytime. Thank for your time! With the best regards, waiting for an answer
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I have that same question!
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TracyW2 Premium
Hi Erin,
I just went premium, and yes, it is my understanding that its is on a month-by-month basis. Here is a link that will explain it all. Hope it helps!
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MozMary Premium
yes you can cancel it, you'd have to move your website inside 30 days, you can also return and pick up membership at a later date

but you will not go back to starter, as you'll have unlocked all the training as you go premium
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MozMary Premium
yes you can cancel it, you'd have to move your website inside 30 days, you can also return and pick up membership at a later date

but you will not go back to starter, as you'll have unlocked all the training as you go premium
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Can you be a little more especific in the first part, please? Sorry
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MozMary Premium
Premium membership pays for hosting, so if you cancel then any websites here need moved over to other hosting - all websites need to be hosted somewhere

anyone who cancels also has the opportunity to return, your profile is still there and your followers and anything else you did while you were here, so it is possible to take a break or change your mind and return

there are also cheaper yearly options on membership which makes it work out at less than $30 per month eg yearly or Black Friday, but obviously the $49 per month is the one that can be cancelled.
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Hi my friend !
I m still free member here, you are as the member premium,
There is question here : "Could we get goal in the free member ?
I mean, if I get income as the free member, so, I will go on to upgrade to premium member, don't you ?
As a new member, I hope you all to guid , to help and teach me how does it work simply ?
thanks. regards
Yenhelfita.
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sanketnaik Premium
Hey
I don't personally believe in fast money, there is no fast money in this world. I believe in this platform and i am sure you will learn a lot if you joined as a premium member.
I have joined various programs , tried so many ways to make money online but it all went in vain, this is the only platform that shows you the path to work hard from your home, it never tells you making money is easy and free.
I dont think you can make income as a free member, just go through the course and if you like the course in the first 7 days i suggest you join the premium membership
Its the best course available to learn affiliate marketing.
Make informed decision.
Best Luck
Cheers
Sanket
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oww, alright, thanks very much,
Ms. Sanket !
I ll do my best as you said that we have to work hard before making income. it's good, very good . I do thanks for you
see you later
Yen17
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I'm still just trying to process how your supposed to "make" money from a blog if your not a very talkative person to begin with? What do you do just talk and reply back to people all day? The whole point of working from home is to get away from other people and the rat race.......
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@RICH. Premium
You shouldn't think of 'blog' as a diary or journal, just as content. For example, you could be blogging reviews of products, in which case those interested in buying what you recommend, click through to say Amazon, make a purchase and you earn commission. :)
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You are creating a place that people can go to get valuable information and products on the subject/niche that you have chosen. You don't have to talk to anyone and if you create your website to be purely informational, you don't ever have to even offer a contact me page if you choose. It's all about finding what you love- creating a website about it- curating or creating solid info- and finding affiliate programs that support your info. 8)
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What do you have to offer that people will want? Whether it's information, entertainment, a product, a service, etc.
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DaleRodge Premium
You need to talk to anybody at all - for example, you could write a blog post on "the best way to kill weeds" & recommend a product via an affiliate link... Then when somebody searches "the best way to kill weeds" they land on your blog post, click the link, purchase the product & you make money. Nobody spoke :)
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Wealthy affiliate seems like its an awesome place to start something new. I really like the fact that you have access to all the help you would need. That's the key to any business the people. Put your trust in the people and help the people and be willing to accept help and the success will come, there's no way it can't. So I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you...
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hashrate Premium
I like the personal interaction in here too. I think the internet is so vast, it's not too hard to find something you can be #1 in! Let the sky be the limit.
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TracyW2 Premium
Trying to use the template to write my article..
For each post there is only ONE keyword? For instance.. my keyword is living room wall decorating and one of the topic/ideas under that is vintage wall art-- which is also a keyword that fell under the first one.. So should vintage wall art --and all the other keywords that fell under it --be a separate post, or can I use them here?
If that sounded confusing, its because I really, really, really am...
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Hello! I'm new to WA and was wondering: what are your tips for a newbie like me?
Personally, the aspect I feel I will struggle with most is being patient. I know, patience is a virtue (tsk tsk, me) but sometimes, I find myself struggling, as do many other people, I'm sure. Do you have any advice? How did you stick with it?
Thank you and God bless :)
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Prinz Premium
Hi! You have to stay motivated and focus on your goals. When you feel like you're losing it, this is one good post to read (thank you, @onebluemoon):
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MsMerry Premium
The best advice I can give you is to focus on your training. One Day at a time and One Module at a time. Complete each assignment BEFORE moving on to the next one. If you get stuck ask for help in the comment feed for that module or go to live chat. The other thing to do is use the search bar above...where you see the big Star. Type some words for what you need help with and you should come up with several tutorials by members.
And yes, Sorry :), patience it is. Seriously. This is a process but as Princila shared the success stories are motivational. Good luck.
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NEH Premium
I've been at WA just over two years now - and I would say, that what kept me most motivated in the beginning, was to look at success stories at WA and I would star them into a list, so that I could look back at them whenever I felt a bit down. But also, as someone else mentioned, to take it one day at a time - to look at it as the "long game," and not expect results too quickly - but know that in time, hard work does pay off!! Nat
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I am too, we can be newbie buddies, I hope to hear from you, when I learn this process out I will try to explain what I learned in the simplest video game format that we can relate to and I hope you do so like wise, so stay sharp and strong young Jedi warrior And may the force be with us. jody aka O-B-1
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I don't know you but I think I need to know you can't explain it, I feel I will value what content you may obtain, so I am letting you know I will be following you right today!
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I am too, we can be newbie buddies, I hope to hear from you, when I learn this process out I will try to explain what I learned in the simplest video game format that we can relate to and I hope you do so like wise, so stay sharp and strong young Jedi warrior And may the force be with us. jody aka O-B-1
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MarleneR Premium
I am the same way, but I am willing to learn and once I get that knowledge. I'll take it all the way to the top.I have that' drive that I want a better life and that's what pushes me.
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srlcr8033 Premium
I have added the about me content using site content editor and published it but the edited version does not show up on my site when I view it. Does it have anything to do with the fact that I went over on my words? It called for 93 words and 3 headings and I think I have 540 words.
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