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 BILLION people online as of 2019 (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

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TheTrentWay Premium
With the one website that you get as a starter, how many products can you advertise on that page? for ex, if there are several products that fall under the category that you choose as your "Niche", how many products related to that "Niche" can I have on one website?
siamjerry Premium
As many as you want as long as they are relevant to your niche. Ensure that all of them should have product reviews.
jghwebbrand Premium
Remember your website should be a niche website.
Have you determined the answer to the question Kyle always wans us to answer?
I want to help ____ to ____/
Who do you want to help and how?
siskiyoujim Premium
I highly recommend following along in the Online Entrepreneur Certification training.

The Certification training will show you how to set up your website, how to set up your wordpress back office, get traffic to your site, how to use keywords that people search for, and more.

You'll discover how you can add as many products as you want, and make your site many pages. Don't miss out on this valuable course.

The free training is some of the best material to get you started on the right path there is.
AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi as many as you like however I would concentrate on quality vs quantity and write high quality original content with good choice of keywords in relation to my chosen niche.
Andrew-74 Premium
The number of products that you can promote on your website is unlimited! Normally we would build a basic website structure as you'll learn here and then I would recommend 1 product per page after that. So you would have your basic Contacts page, About me and so on. Then you would have lots of blog pages that might contain information about your niche or review pages. Reviews work well because you can focus on one product per page.
Allthatis Premium
My site doesn't look like yours for 1 The home tab about me tab and the privacy policy tabs are not in colored blocks and my search widget and other widgets are all at the bottom of the page not sure what happened need some advice about how to fix the appearance of this please.
AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi, I believe Kyle is using the "Hiero" theme, however as starter and default you have the GeneratePress theme.

You can go to Appearance > Menus and add your privacy page. However about me should be a post, that's included in the blog roll.

And then to Appearance > Widgets. I believe you have a header, side and footer ones.

Kindly let us know how you get on.
TPitre1 Premium
So I have a couple different niche ideas floating around, but I’m having a hard time coming up with something I REALLY would enjoy writing about. My main ideas coming into this were something to do with gaming or automotive, but those are both very broad, and I do t know what to narrow down to within those categories.
feigner Premium
what you can do is to go to google and type 'gaming for '
the space can be ther or not will give you two sets of autosuggestion results...
these results are normally subsets of the broader topic...
so maybe look and choose one and do the same again.....

same with automotive ...what do youlike about autimotive...fixing, specs, detailing, ....
try to pick a smaller niche to start with

the other place is to goto
and type in your topics and see hte questions people ask.....
download them and have a look through them for ideas....
or goto and type it in and see what turns up in the words....
but you need ideally to pick a smaller area and maybe an audience
so detailing for beginners.....
or as someone looked at the other day
gaming chairs
suggesting gaming chairs for beginners....
or gaming chairs for the bigger person...

good luck
GeoffreyC1 Premium
Choose the one you are most passionate about and that has plenty of products to review.
Hi,Stefan.I'm from Bulgaria and I have read about the fake games you have played before .I tried to do the same thing like you, because I am a disabled man of forty and seven years old and I need to find some job in internet but I don't know how .No matter how much the money would be. The life of the people like me in Bulgaria is not easy. I don't know how to earn money in internet at all. May you help me,Stefan or the people around you .I have a daughter as well that I must look after for all by myself,or at least to give me advice.Excuse my English if it is not so good but I study it alone with books and other ways. Thanks and I'll be very appreciate to you.
AbieAJ Premium Plus
Welcome to WA and our community.

Please follow the training and apply what is taught all is explained within the lessons. How to make money by Kyle Kindly let us know if you require further help and assistance going forward.

Best Wishes.
GeoffreyC1 Premium
If you follow the Online Entrepreneur Certification training you will find out everything you need to know. Then feel free to ask specific questions and someone will know the answer.
MichaelBe2 Premium
I just want you folks here that are helping us to learn this business, I want you to know that I appreciate you in advance. Im here to learn, and I need your help. Im teachable and I want to learn badly.
I have a painting and drywall company already. Ive had a company running my business website for the last 3 years. Is it possible to bring my already business website, that has already been ranking high in google, over to WA to be ran until I learn enough to take it over. Do you think I could use my business website to my advantage with starting my new online stuff?
AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi yes I would contact site support for further instructions as your site has content already on how to do

Does your site has a blog already?