How Will YOU Make Money Online?

Great question!

The reality is that there are many ways to make money online! The problem is that people often get distracted by the "latest and greatest" product or service and they are never able to build a successful (and revenue generating) business as a result.

Today I am going to run you through one of the most fundamental, yet powerful processes of generating revenue online.

It is a proven process, it is one that we use, and one that 100,000's of other Wealthy Affiliate members use. It is also the ultimate "making money" process that worked 5 years ago and it is going to work 5 years from now (and beyond). It is a process that will reveal as much opportunity in the massive online world as you are willing to work for!

It is called Affiliate Marketing.

But, just one thing before you get into the MONEY "stuff"...

The making money part of your business won't happen quite yet.

Before you earn money, you are going to first be focusing on creating your niche website (which will take place in the next two lessons) and are working to get traffic to your website. Without a website, without content, and without traffic, the MONEY part simply doesn't happen.

So don't look at this like a race. You will reach success and a great deal of it, but before you build your own personal SKYSCRAPER of a business, you must first have a solid FOUNDATION to build it on. That is going to be our first goal within the Getting Started training. Cool?

Alright, let's continue on! :)

Below is a video walk-through of today's lesson and the process of "How to Make Money Online - The Process Explained". Just click the PLAY button to watch it!

 


In the coming days you are going to be working through this process and by the end of this Level 1 training alone, you are going to have an awesome foundation in place that will lead you to much greater success.

Task #1: Understand the Make Money Process

There are MANY different ways that you can earn money online and many different ways in which you can build an entire business. The most lucrative and the one that we have been teaching here at Wealthy Affiliate for the past 14 years is Affiliate Marketing.

Below is a diagram outlining the process of making money through affiliate marketing.

There are now over 4.75 BILLION people online as of 2022 (YOUR audience) and these people are going to search engines, social media, or visiting websites for help all the time.

These people are looking for information, solutions to problems and to buy stuff.

That is where you are going to come in with your website and help these "audiences" by offering them information about what they are looking for. You will be "helping" these people, recommending products/services they can benefit from, and you earn affiliate commissions ($$) as a result.

There are over 550 MILLION products/services that you can promote as an affiliate marketer. The opportunity is incredible and it is only growing!

By Lesson 4 of this course you are going to have your very own "niche" website in place that you will use to connect with your chosen audience and make money with. You will have your very own slice of the internet opportunity.

Task #2: Create (Write Down) Your Financial Goals

You want to earn revenue right? That is great! In order to earn anything however, you need to have some goals in place.

In this task we want you to join in on a "money goals" discussion here at Wealthy Affiliate. You are going to be telling us what your goals are and going forward, we are going to be helping you achieve these very goals!

QUESTION #1: How much money would you be happy earning?

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

QUESTION #3: And how much TIME are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?


PLEASE make 100% sure that you do not skip this step and you revisit this post regularly when you are in need of some motivation. I can absolutely assure you that if you work hard at this and you are persistent towards these goals, you will achieve them. But ultimately it is UP TO YOU!

JOIN DI$CU$$ION: What Are Your "Money" Goals?

In addition to this, it would be wonderful if you commented on someone else's goals they have posted within this thread. Aim to comment on at least TWO people's goals. You likely can network with many other "like minded" people here at Wealthy Affiliate and this is a good way to get your networking efforts rolling. We are a friendly bunch here at WA!

If you have any questions about any aspect of the make money process, feel free to leave them in the comments below.

Awesome, off to the next lesson now where you will be "choosing your niche"!



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2. Understand the "The Process of Earning Money Online" Infographic
3. Join in on this discussion and add your personal "money" goals
4. Comment on at Least TWO People's Goals


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Ok so I have done the next lesson and made my site SEO ready plus done the homepage titles part. I have aimed towards getting new people into the poker world and also encouraging people to leave the computer and go play live! Am I headed in the right direction? feels good upto now.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
I would write quality succinct content addressing issues in relation to my niche with a good choice of targeted searchable keywords worthy of your visitors attention, onward sharing onto social media platforms for organic outreach.

Otherwise how else your target audience is going to find your site.

Ticking checklists bottom of lessons, tasks and activities asked of you to complete in order to set up properly and guide you through the process.

However, great effort on your part.
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jghwebbrand Premium
Have you addressed questions people ask about poker? Answersocrates.com. Have you checked other autosuggest ideas when you type your niche keyword into google.
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Hey Everyone! Just joining WA and wanted to take time to say HELLO to all of the WA Community! Just completed Lesson 1 and began following the TOP HELPERS on this lesson to begin to make friends with all the help I can get to become successful in this new business venture for me! Grateful and already impressed with the arm welcome I've already received! Best Wishes to you all!
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jghwebbrand Premium
Welcome. We are delighted to meet you and its exciting that you found the WA platform Enjoy the free training and the free siterubix.com subdomain name which you can create in lesson 4.

The way to learn the online process is to complete the Online Entrepreneur Training which is a self-managed program. You can do it at your pace. After you finish each task make sure to check mark the box in front of the task. When you have questions, you can ask them in the comments section after each lesson.

We wish you well.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
That's awesomeness and super welcome to WA.
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Elsie19 Premium
Hi
I created my website today. I followed the steps of activating the SEO plug-in and deleting the default settings. On the website, there was a message stating that the theme had recommended plug-ins that I need to install. Should I go ahead and install these plug-ins, should I dismiss this message, or should I wait?

Thanks in advance.
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jghwebbrand Premium
I would wait with installing them.
Use the theme alone first and see if you like it.
Then do a search later and find out what these additional plugins recommended do.. You amy find you do not intend to use that functionality.
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Elsie19 Premium
Thank you very much for your reply. I will wait and see later on as I learn the different aspects of the website.
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jghwebbrand Premium
You are welcome.
Cheers as you continue your journey
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
You may, however I would note them down in case you need delete as a later time you know what they are.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Let us know how that worked for you and thanks.
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wow, well my website is up and running and I am ready to rock and roll. I have a very good feeling about this. If anyone at this point is having doubts try and think positive I mean I chose poker for my chosen niche and have found quite a few affiliate programs within that niche so try do a google search like I did I simply typed "poker affiliate programs" It has given me a boost to know that this is actually going to happen.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
That's so awesome to know.

However please be aware for affiliate program you need content and TRAFFIC.

They would check those elements prior approval.

Also you need follow up and adhere to the individual programs terms and conditions. Each program is different.

However, good effort starting out.
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Thanks!
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
You're very welcome!
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jghwebbrand Premium
Thanks for sharing your excitement and confidence in the training. We are so excited for you.

Do continue to enjoy the training and its application to your website.

We wish you well.
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I'm aware that it's important to niche down, so I wanted to ask, is belly fat loss a good niche? I wanted to make a few posts on best exercises for belly fat loss, then a few posts on keto diet and how it helps with belly fat loss (also how to do the diet correctly, why someone might not see a change in their belly fat on this diet etc), a few posts on carnivore diet and how it could help for belly fat, and a few on yoga and how it could with belly fat and so on and so forth. Would that be a good idea or no?
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
ONE niche, a website. Products and programs can be varied however all must be relevant to the niche.

For example belly fat loss or Keto dieting or yoga exercises for beginners.

I'd ask myself

Am I passionate and genuinely interested in my chosen niche, as I I'd be expected to write lots of content, it would motivate me to update blog with succinct original content worthy my visitors week in week out.

Would I be writing about it in a years time or two or more

Who would be my target audience, who would benefit most from what I have to offer.
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Thank you for the response, I greatly appreciate it! Belly fat loss is definitely something I want to make content on, but I am struggling to think of content I can come up with regarding belly fat loss besides "5 exercises to help reduce belly fat".
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
You may consult with https://answersocrates.com/ - You can search what real people are asking as in Questions, Prepositions, Comparisons, in the past, letters and query. It is also great if someone wants to write a thorough research based article.

Other sources include https://Quora.com, https://Answers.com, https://AnswerThePublic.com, YouTube search engine etc.

You may research other peoples work however all content must be originally written in your own words.
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Hiya would you mind having a look at my question I have put it on live chat I am still getting used to navigate this site yet :)
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Done, also responded to you in live chat.
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jghwebbrand Premium
Okay so your objective is to help who loose belly fat by exercise and diet. Is it the same for both sexes and all ages? if not choose your audience.

You can find questions people ask about it using answersocrates.com

You will be writing posts for people to read on your website - who would be the audience you wish to write for and help? You will be writing both informational posts and product reviews. What kind of questions would people be asking about your niche that you can help them with as well? Your informational posts are important to grow your traffic.

Choose a distinct purpose to start your niche for a specific group of people.

How to narrow a niche down
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