We are now getting into the FUN stuff! Search Engine Optimization, also known as SEO!

You have your website in place and now you want to make it SEO ready so that search engines can find it. Our goal is to get ranked in the BIG 3 engines, Google, Bing & Yahoo. Do note that our focus is going to be primarily on Google though as they own over 65% of all search traffic, and over 95% of mobile searches.

But why do you want rankings in the search engines? Simple...

Website Rankings = Targeted Traffic = Revenue!

The rankings are the first step in creating an online revenue stream.

Today we are going to walk you through the set-up of a Wordpress plugin that is going to do a lot of the "dirty work" for you and will take care of the optimization of all your website pages/posts, meta tags, and other aspects that search engines look for when ranking your site.

I have created a video walk-through of this training and please follow along as it will add a lot of clarity to how SEO works, but also how to install the All in One SEO plugin.


DISCUSS THIS VIDEO HERE: Setting Your Website Up For Search Engines

Task 1: Set-up All in One SEO on your site

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a very important aspect of any website's success.

In this task we are going to be setting up a plugin that makes our website code (the stuff behind the scenes of our website) friendly for search engines like Google so they can index and rank our sites properly. This is going to be very powerful for your website content getting ranked in search engines going forward, so DO NOT skip this task.

Since you activated the All in One SEO within the last lesson, you should see the "All in One SEO" item with your main menu now in your Wordpress back office. If you mouse over that menu icon, a sub menu will pop out (see below).


Simply click the "General Settings" link. This is where you will be going to set-up your SEO settings for your website.

The main section you are going to be updating here is the Home Page Settings section. There are two sections that you will be updating there:

  • Home Title - This is the title of your website that will show up when you get ranked in Google and other search engines. This won't actually show up on your site.

    You want this to reflect the actual title of your website that you created with your site, but also add something to make it a bit more captivating.

    Ideal Length: 40-60 characters, keep under 60
  • Home Description - This is a description of what your website is about and how it will benefit people. Don't overthink this part, you just want to be descriptive as to what your site is.

    Ideal Length: Under 160 characters

Although there are a TON of other settings, you are not going to need to update any of these at the moment, not for SEO purposes.

When you are done updating your Home Page Settings, scroll down to the very bottom of the page and click the "Update Options" button (as shown below).

Upon doing this, you are done. Your website is set-up and SEO READY! :)

A few important points things to take note of here about All in One SEO:

  • You DO NOT need to "Upgrade to Pro". The free version is more than adequate for your needs.
  • You won't see these changes to your actual site. The work is done behind the scenes within your websites HTML code. It is making your code friendly for search engines.

Awesome, your website is all set-up for SEO now! As you build out your new pages/posts, they will automatically be optimized for Google and other search engines.

In the next lesson we are going to be discussing KEYWORDS, the root of all of your rankings and success online.
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So I want to put my 5 cents here about this topic on niches and I learned from a few successful marketers that the most successful and lucrative niche in this day and age is exactly what we are learning which is marketing and also investing. The best way to promote this niche is to apply it by doing these courses and applying it to your lifestyle. That's what I plan on doing at least.
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Aria-Len Premium
I agree. Most people are now SUPER concerned about their future (just like us, that's why we're here) because who knows how long that "real life" job is going to hold out.

At the same time (just my penny in the jar) I think ANY niche can be successful, but some will take longer than others. There are so many variables there that depend on the individual.

However, if you look and see what others here are doing, you'll notice that on average, the people making the most are the ones that started with bootcamp OR have been part of the community for YEARS.

So, I definitely see where you're coming from.

Hope you have a blast here and best of luck in your business!
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MozMary Premium
well the video for lesson 3 on niches shows ALL niches are lucrative, so 'affiliate marketing' is what we are learning but it is a very wide category that spans out in all directions to cover millions of niches within affiliate marketing

there are many successful marketers doing many different things, the training here is very grounded, certainly the best education for all this stuff

* I do like the way you had 5 cents and not the usual 2 cents people talk about, always good to aim higher :)
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ManuelC1 Premium
I need to change my niche so I need to change what I started building on my site and I already pressed "publish" so now I can't figure out how to delete and change everything I did. What am I not seeing in the dashboard to do this delete and start over process?
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ThongN Premium
wait a sec...and hold every actions...

First, you need to change your niche?-> that's fine. Your domain name doesn't involve much to your niche-> so you want to change your niche-> write posts, articles with your new niche. -> stay focus on your new niche with your upcoming contents.

Second, If you pressed "publish" button already, just leave that post at there. No need to delete. If you delete that post, you will have one error email that you have 404 error -.- you will need to redirect all 404 error into your home page....

Third, even you published your post, if you did not fetch with google, then you can change your post's content-> and then update again-> when you satisfy with your new content-> then fetch with google later...
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Zappades Premium
I'd change it in draft status on the right where it says published.
Then you can do changes without being seen by anyone.
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ManuelC1 Premium
I appreciate your reply to my dilemna thank you ThongN.
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ckbear Premium
I have a niche idea that I want to "run by" you for a website and affiliate biz called "Piano Motivator."
Target audience: is anybody who thinks about playing the piano but is not playing now including: (1) absolute beginners of any age; (2) people who used to play but put off resuming playing; and (3) Other permutations/combinations of 1&2 that will materialize along the way.
Products/resources site will promote include:
(1) Keyboards; (2) Headphones; (3) Sheet Music; (4) lesson providers; (5) habit management.
As info about me, I play piano, guitar and bass. I have played jazz piano professionally, taught individual students here and there. I have also played plenty of classical, gospel and soul along the way.
Your thoughts? (and thanks!)
ck
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linda956 Premium
Sounds like a great idea to me. And you already have some posts to write about for your website with 1,2,3.
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ckbear Premium
And now I just finished launching my first website. It's going to be an amazing ride.
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ckbear Premium
linda956 That's a good point. Thanks!
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maekgomez Premium
Great, keep it up!
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Awesome! Congratulations and good luck. I'm looking forward to being able to say the same soon. Wishing you all the best!
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VinceP1 Premium
Interesting , first two questions :

Is your web site also going to have a local store to go with it since you play instruments and taught students in the past? Are or you planning to match up visitors from your site who are interested in learning to play instruments with folks ( in a network ) who who offer lessons locally?

FYI I also know there are programs to learn music as well sold online.

Are you planning to offer reviews of instruments and other review based products related to the above?

I imagine upon further research there are many off the radar and less competitive items to review like piano repair kits, tuners, strings, speakers, mixers, storage, etc you can touch on as well.

Not all your content needs to be created to convert folks to buy, you could use the biggest traffic generators as funnels to your review products or so called money pages.

I actually feel this idea does has merit.

I always like to know of various ways to monetize the site. I am sure you wil provide value but you must make sure you can make money through proper monetizing of the site for your time and effort.

I hope this helps.

Vince
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Sounds great love it.
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Is the category of "books" for a niche too broad? Specifically, we want to include Audiobooks, Ebooks, compulsory School Books, and just plain old "ink and paper" books. And there is a corollary question to this: We are involved in the world of online Classical Christian education. Does anyone here know if this is a niche that has been tapped into yet?
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adreyna Premium
The "books" category is very broad, you will want to narrow it down. Would you be using the specific niche - Online Classical Christian Education "books?" That might work. You can always google the topic and see what you come up with. Sounds interesting.
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Thank you! That is helpful.

Xomiz
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adreyna Premium
You're welcome!
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MikeC69 Premium
Even if it has been tapped into, no one will tap into it like you will!

Sounds like a great idea to me !
Mike
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ckbear Premium
I'm brand new to WA but, IMHO, books are incredibly broad and Christian ed resources are all over the place. So, while you're checking out Amazon, Answers & Google (per the video), check out your Bible's own "concordance." Also, next time you're in a hotel/motel, take out the Gideon Bible in the dresser and look at the front index. Both of these will give you some great ideas for directions your "education" might take. Meanwhile, thoughts, prayers and congratulations!
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To be honest, I have webspace and even domain for an "somehow" sucessful online game. My intent back then, was to play it from scratch again, something like a documentary. As you guess, it did never come online.
The game got a few new features within the last year, which a lot of the new players do not fully understand, or let's say see the benefits. That could be the niche within the niche, OK, not the 4 billion from the web are going for that, but maybe a %tage of the players, and you could promote the website in the game, or on their FB. As I see it now, there is no way around to have a "somehow" sucessful site you call your own, to get hook up with the major players like Amazon, Ebay, Rabukten a.s.o.
For now, I'm just hooked with Clickbank, ASFAIK, one of the few don't require a website.

Any thoughts on this?
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cramervod Premium
What game? How many players? How much do those players spend in the game? What would you offer and at what prices? Is there any real chance that those players will be enough to make this site worth the cost of running and continuing for years?
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The game is "ForgeofEmpires" it has quite a bit of players, I would say almost 200 servers if not more, it comes in 15 or more different languages a.s.o, I play it for more than 4 years, dunno how long it's active, but it receives a lot of new players every month. The question is not, if the players are clicking on your affiliate links, but rather to make in a short time many traffic to get hook up with with providers like Amazon a.s.o.
Basically it's just to bring some statistics for a specific part of the game, which seems not yet to exist, so it might create a bit of traffic in a short time.
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cramervod Premium
There is no reason you couldn't try something out using a website, but it wouldn't be the same thing as your typical gaming site. I have seen many that go through the games with there promotions but they don't expect to stick around for the long term.

More of a pop up site that doesn't aim for SEO or anything else but in-game promotions. The alternative is to base a site on the genre and make that a featured part at the beginning with plans that extend out towards other popular games and stay current with a blog on the best.

In either case, you will need more of a reason to keep people going back to your website and for them to read your content. The question I have for you then is what is your big vision of the future and if you could create a website who influences you right now?

I had hopes of creating my own gaming site but stopped when I realized it wasn't a part of my bigger dream. Since then I changed to a different niche and it's going well but still early.

Eric
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hi, I'm just starting at WA and am looking also at the price to upgrade my wordpress com to wordpress org....it looks to me that WA covers EVERYTHNG the singular Blue host transfer does PLUS all the extra help and support here at WA...Is this true? If I go through WA will I get everything I would have gotten just be upgrading through bluehost from WPcom to WPorg?
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newmarketpro Premium
WP.com is a totally different platform from wordpress.org. If you have built your site and hosting it with bluehost, most likely it is built on wp.org platform. Please double check on that.

If what you said is the case i.e. your site on wp.com, I am not sure whether it is transferable here.

Please check again.
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Khurshi Premium
Is there anyway you can do it all for us as a wealthy affiliate entrepreneur under your banner, i mean, can you sort of set up a website that worked for you, with products that sold very well, whether it is my niche or not, and I just have to manage it, even if it is at a fee, I am so not sure about this...please help , feel very overwhelmed. thanks
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newmarketpro Premium
If you ask Kyle or Carson to create website for you, I don't think they have time to do it. Have you completed the course? While asking someone else to create your website is still possible, I would strongly suggest you try to do it first as this is your business and it is important what it takes to build it. Without that experience, it going to be a bit hard to understand the business itself.

Once you have tried and you don't like how it appears, you can hire people to make it better. You can hire people from Fiverr to 'polish' the site so that it more presentable.

But you need to try to build it yourself first.

:)
Joe
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feigner Premium
domw offers this service as a 'done for you' solution under the banner of humanproofdesigns -it will cost about $1k
if you are still interested then send me a pm
phil
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Hey Guys its my first day so bear with me if I dont make sense!!! So if I think I have found a niche, will WA help me source the products for my website? Do I also need to blog about the product? Im just a little confused!! How do I know if my product is Niche?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Here is a link to better explain a niche. Once you advance through the training you will not be as confused.
Once you choose your niche you will want to get your site ready before promoting products.
The training is geared so that you first step prepares you/your website for the next step.
Your products that you promote will revolve around your niche.
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adreyna Premium
You will want to take the first step in deciding what it is you want to help people with. You want to help people that ___________? Hopefully that will help you to identify your niche a little better.
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Vickic3 Premium
Hii Rachel. Your niche is something you like/love
For example Fashion, Gardening, Making money, children and 1000s more
Just pick something you enjoy and might like writing about and follow the steps in our training and you soon get to see the big picture
Hope this helps
Vicki
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boomergp08 Premium
A niche is ANYTHING that multiple people follow or are interested in. Below is a list of just a very small amount of niches.

Waterproof hiking boots
Star Wars collectibles
Discount travel packages to Disney World
Hemp fabric clothing
Virtual currency for video games
Weight loss supplements
Car seat covers
Sunglasses for women or men
Smartphone accessories
Essential oil diffusers
Counter-top convection ovens
Baseball memorabilia
Natural cosmetics for oily skin
Vaporizers and e-cigarettes
Gift baskets for boys or girls
Luxury watches for men or women
Solar powered house lighting

It is very easy to find niche ideas because we are all involved with a dozen or more niches every single day. Just pick something you are familiar with or would like to learn about.

Then write about it and recommend associated products. The link below will help you find niches from your everyday surroundings.
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About any product is a niche
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Thank you some really valuable information in your post, say i choose one of those or any niche product, what if I cant get or how do I find out if they will be involved in affiliate marketing? I am in Australia and finding it hard to find affiliate companies?
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boomergp08 Premium
Just go to Google and search for your niche plus the words Affiliate Program like the following

Baby Clothing Affiliate Program

Then click search and Google will provide you with affiliate programs in that niche that are available no matter where you live
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jgrippo1 Premium
When I try to publish my "about me" post, I get a warning that my post is not unique. My niche isn't all that uncommon, as I'd like to sell fitness equipment and apparel, so I suppose whatever I write will sound like something already out there. Any suggestions, or does it really not matter that much?
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Karin13 Premium
I had the same notice... I’m not sure why, but I went ahead and published it, because, well, that’s who I am—about Karin...

Karin
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MozMary Premium
about me pages can look very alike, it is possible to press ahead with that one, it's not like you are trying to compete for the top spot with it, just as long as it says what you want it to say because those pages do actually get ranked
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quints Premium
Hello Everybody! I just want to get some feedback from the community. I'm just starting. I want to go with Health and Fitness as my niche. Its a little broad, bit I'm going to narrow it down to fitness equipment and go from there. Any suggestions or advice from anyone?? Before I start building my website. Thank you it is much appreciated!
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christinewar Premium
Hi I would go check it out on Google or Amazon, you might get some insight from one of these.
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quints Premium
Thank you!
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sdawson Premium
Good niche, be sure to put a disclaimer on your posts that you are not a doc, etc.
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MozMary Premium
if you are not really sure how narrow or broad it is going to be yet, you could experiment with a free site and move it over later, before you get thousands of traffic though :)
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Calh60 Premium
To start my journey, I wanted to select a quirky simple niche. So, I've always had dogs and love being around them. So I did some research on dog products. It's a pretty big and popular market. I decided for my first site while doing the training to do "dog poop bags" and the need for them and how this will help people who own dogs and also people that are affected by dogs when they leave their waste products.

Please leave your thoughts positive or negative whether you think this can be a productive niche.
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AAlgee Premium
That is an awesome niche! I don't have a dog but I see dog owners carrying around grocery store bags to clean up after their dogs and your niche is a very good thing for dog owners.
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Honestly I think your niche stands out for being different and will probably make quite a few sells.
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AAlgee Premium
Thank you.
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That is a very creative niche to have. I know my neighbor would surely benefit from it.
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people treat there dogs like children so you have a really good niche on your hands for sure.
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sdawson Premium
I live in a city that requires you to clean up after your dog.
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i am a dog lover myself and i personally think this is an awesome niche buyin products for my dog happens on a regular basis i’d imagine other dog lovers do the same great idea!
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Calh60 Premium
Thanks
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Calh60 Premium
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Calh60 Premium
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Calh60 Premium
Thanks
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csmith81 Premium
is there any way I can delete everything and start over ? Ive been trying to follow mrs. marion blacks training on backing up websites but ive seem to have missed a step and now when I try to edit my privacy page it comes up wp clone.. guess what im asking is how do I get my original url back
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HeidiY Premium
I believe WA do backups also so you could ask Site Support to roll you back to an earlier save, maybe worth a try rather than starting all over again.
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I was originally going to do boys bicycles but when I checked with Jazzy it wasn't ranking very well. So I thought of pet toys and it gave me a very high ranking for pet toys for dogs. So I figured I would try that one. Nowadays people buy ridiculous things for their pets so it could be good, to start at least right. If you don't think so please let me know, I am up for suggestions.
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Kyle Premium
A niche can be anything, I wouldn't worry about there being enough opportunity within any niche. Boys Bicycles is a MASSIVE niche with a massive audience. In fact, every boy in the world.

All niches have a ton of opportunity within them. There are 3.75 BILLION people online and we are all now more connected than ever. This is the audience you are dealing with the Internet and even some of the most obscure niches have millions of people interested in them.

You should read about this here within a blog post I recently created on this exactly topic: YOU make a niche profitable and that is why it is important that you decide on a niche that you are interested in/passionate about. It will make the journey that much more fun and exciting. ;)
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Well when I thought about it some more I am a mother of a little boy so why not little boy clothing and shoes. Jaaxy says there isn't many websites for that, I might be able to make a go at this one.
I have a question can we have more than one store we are an affiliate with on our website? I would love to be able to give people a choice in price, I know price is always a big thing with me.

I would love to know what your opinion is on this.

I just wanted to let you know that I really feel very welcome here at Wealthy Affiliate. I am learning a lot from your very informative training. I have only been an affiliate with one other company I don't have much experience. I must say it is really nice not get pressured about upgrading every 2 seconds. Honestly I would upgrade to premium if I could but I can't afford anything right now. I plan to when I can afford it.
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I am trying to put together some of my passions to find my niche. I love kids, but I don't have kids...but I am an amazing aunt! I could do everything to make my nephews and nice happy with gifts, but in special help with their development in life. I believe that could be a good idea have a website focus in aunts and uncles as me that are looking for something special to be remembered for their beloveds. I would love to hear from you guys if that is a good niche.
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Zappades Premium
Everything that you are passionate about is a possible niche.
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Thanks! I will narrow that idea...
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Zappades is right .

Try asking yourself
I want to help people_____
and fill in the blank.

You want to choose something that is not high in competition and if it is then you can narrow it down.

Choose something that will bring you joy to write about because you will be doing a lot of writing about your niche.

Look at other websites within the niches you are thinking about.
Check Google as well to see what people are searching for in that niche.

I hope this is of use : )
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Stacie9 Premium
I gonna go with drones for my niche. I bought my first drone and loved it. And with the drone, it draws so much attention from people, they frequently ask me questions about it. I still have much to learn, but I believe I k ow enough to use for my niche
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AmandaRobar Premium
That is very cool!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
That is an awesome niche. However, you might want to narrow it down.
What questions are people asking you about them? maybe try to use the most common question and then do a search in Jaaxy to find the competition.
Try this
I want to help people______
and fill in the blank : )

Then research it in Jaaxy.
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Hi People,

i got a question about picking a niche, i found out evertime i move through the lessons i got more enlightenment about choosing a niche, Even though i passed the choosing nishe lesson.

Is it a good idea to change your niche after you choose one?

Regards,
Abdullah.
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JackieSmith Premium
That's fine as long as you haven't started a website and created content for the first niche and then decide to change mid-way through - visitors to your site may get confused as to what your website is about.
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ToLiNoLi Premium
Hello Abdullah,

If you believe it is a niche you feel better with, meaning you can bring in your own experience, it is easier to write about and your audience is bigger and has less competition, sure why not.

You can later on build a second website with another niche.

Stefan, ToLiNoLi
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Lazyrunner Premium
Hey everyone!

Got a little question here. Since I am fluent in both French and Italian I was thinking that a good way to scale my business would be to translate my blog (targeting keywords that would rank in those languages but I'm sure the content would overlap saving me some time).
My problem is I didn't find a way to target specific regions or languages with Jaaxy and the results I get are not relevant.

So is there a way to make region/language specific research?
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ToLiNoLi Premium
Jaaxy only supports English.

You will need another keyword tool for that. Can't say which one as I did not need that yet.

Best try a google.

Stefan, ToLiNoLi
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feigner Premium
start looking into the hreflang part of google and use it to your advantage.
good luck
phil
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Hello, Kyle Thank you so much for all the support you gave, though I am a bit occupied as of the moment I would like you to know that I enjoyed being here at wealthy affiliate and I would really want to finish my training here. I would love to upgrade on premium but as a beginner, I prefer the free membership as of the moment.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, at your own pace and what makes the most sense to you and your situation. ;)

Do know that this is not a "trial" as your Starter membership does not end. Your Premium communication is for the first 7 days, but beyond that you will still have access to the community, your websites, and training.

Upgrade at your own pace and what works best for your situation. I know you are going to love the training and community here at WA and of course, feel free to ask for help if you ever need anything Victoria!
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when choosing a niche,do i have to deal with tangible items only? what if am interested in dealing with a service for example counselling services,awareness programs or job opportunities.do you think it can work out for me or it's safer to deal around products? hope my point is clear
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Zappades Premium
You can recommend every service or product if it is helpful to your target audience.
First comes the niche you are interested in and think you can help people looking for answers. Then you choose relevant "products" these can be all kinds also service or job opportunities etc..
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thank you Zappades
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Ricargon Premium
Hi Naki
The topic of niches is always the one thing that gets most people stuck. Here's a way to narrow down your niche and get a clearer picture on how to tackle and approach this.

A niche is basically when a group of people are interested in a particular service, product, place, religion, animal, pretty much anything that people want or need.

Your job is to find that niche that no one else is profiting from. For example, let's say you are into shoes. Shoes is a super broad term right. Well, even if you chose women's shoes, you'd still be in that broad category.

So what then, right? Well, let's research and find out what exactly the search engines are saying. So by following the example that Kyle gives you, using Google search box, you'll get terms that people are searching for regarding women's shoes.

Here are some examples from Google using the alphabet technique.

Using A:
womens shoes arch support
Using B:
womens shoes block heel
womens shoes best arch support
Using C:
womens shoes comfort
womens shoes clogs
womens shoes champs

Ok, this list can get huge but for the sake of this example let's say you have a few keywords there that may target a specific THING about women's shoes, for example; arch support, comfort, best arch support, and there may be other keywords not on this list but you see my point. You start to target a specific area in women's shoes which then becomes your target niche to focus on helping women regarding women's shoes.

It can be anything. It could also be about the best shoe for women who work in hospital settings. Nurses are always on their feet and looking for shoes that will bring them that comfort for long hours.

If you can target those nurses by using the right keywords that will attract those nurses to your site, you can have comparison site, or a best of brand shoe site, a top 10 list of 2018 shoes, are your brain cogs turning yet?

A niche is not just saying, "oh I know about shoes, I'll talk about them and post a few brands and put a few links from Amazon and start bringing in the cash. I'll tell you right now that you will be very disappointed when you find out that doing that will just be a waste of your time.

So, going back to the example. If you're truly a women shoe master and you can research and find out what keywords women are typing in Google, Bing, Yahoo, and all these forums and sites that can give you that info regarding women's shoes, the more targeted and the less competition there is on that niche the better it is for you since you'll be the one dominating that niche.

Just writing this comment to you makes me wish I was an expert on women's shoes. I'd go to town on this niche idea myself. LoL! No, but seriously, anything can be a niche as long as you put the effort into it and do your research on it.

Look into long tail keywords and study a little on that. It will make your research much easier to get the idea of how to target that niche market your good at.

Think outside the box and don't think that there is only one way to do this. Just learn as much as you can from the videos and from those here in the community and you'll be an bringing in organic traffic to your site.

Hope this helps ya, give it a like if it does. It helps get the word out to others who may want to know about his too.

Best wishes to you Naki

Rick
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AshleyKelsey Premium
I created my first website and I followed all the steps of the "Get Started" training. But for some reason the actual template is not showing up even though I chose one. I created a menu bar and that doesn't show up at the top of the page it just shows up as a list. I created a sidebar and it doesn't show up on the side it shows up as a list underneath my "About Me" post. I also added in a header image and the image won't show up either.

Did anyone else have these issues when they created their first website? If so, what did you do to fix it? Any advice is really appreciated!
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Loes Premium
When you are on your new created menu, you need to scroll down and check the box before `Top menu`. You have to assign your new menu to the place you want it to appear
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Iamasadpanda Premium
Hi all,

Near the end of video Kyle mentions that you can delete keywords from keyword lists after you have written content about them.

I started wondering about this and wanted to know is this something we should follow as a practice or is it just an option? For example, is it something he has mentioned off hand?

What I want to know is why would I want to delete keywords after writing content about them?

For example, would I delete these just to be organized and tidy up my list of possible keywords?

Or is it because if you have already written content on a particular keyword you wouldn't want to be redundant by writing multiple posts or extensive content about this one keyword?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
I think it is more about being tidy. My thing is before deleting, I add it to my keyword list on word or Google docs of ones that I have used in order to prevent duplication.
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Iamasadpanda Premium
Thank you!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
You are very welcome : )
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Bandbworks Premium
Okay. So I had originally joined WA with the idea of creating a blog based around camping and that lifestyle. However, after watching this training I really feel like I should start out with something less dynamic while I figure out how things work. I am thinking about just starting with cloth diapers, something a little more simple. Am I right in my thought process?
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ericcantu Premium
You can go in any direction you like, but the process really isn’t a complicated one. Building your website isnt any different no matter what your niche is. You’ll be writing content one post at a time once you get to that point and an article is an article is an article. You have the right training in front of you :) You’re gonna do just fine.
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OWD Premium
I have just started here as well and believe this training is going to be quite beneficial to me in helping teach me the basics through to more advanced skills in affiliate marketing. Good luck
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daveyc21 Premium
Yes! You are exactly right!
Camping is too broad to start with as opposed to something like cloth diapers, which is a sub-niche of the over baby niche, and is most definitely a good one to start with. Think of all the parents that just use disposable diapers out of convenience. On the other hand, there is a large group of mothers/parents in the cloth diaper segment that are aware of the many benefits of using them.
Perfect niche! Go for it and I can't wait to see your success!
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Having a little experience with RV sales, there are several affiliate sites that have banners etc. Camping World and Good Sam's just to name a few.. Rv 101 doesn't look great but they have good stuff
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Lestrow Premium
It says in your spiel that it costs less than a dollar a day to become a premium member and goes on to say that for $1,500 you could have 5 years of premium membership with WA.
Unless I am unaware of some facts or my maths is far worse than I believe, those statements are completely untrue.
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chender684 Premium
Completely true if you pay the yearly membership. Much cheaper that way. If you pay monthly, yes it is more.
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Lestrow Premium
Ok. Thanks a lot. Thought it may be something like that.
I'd like to become a premium member but not sure I can afford it.
I saw in your profile that you've been with WA for about 6 months and are still hoping to make money soon.
I couldn't afford to be paying $49 every month for 6 months, without making something.
Have you made nothing at all or are you just taking your time ?
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Hello, I am quite new here. Actually, when I went through this module, I still have a question (i may find my answer in next lessons) but I would like to know how I can identify which companies offer affiliate programmes in the niche I have in mind? Also, is there any website or clue to compare the commission rate different websites offer for their affiliates?
Appreciate to share with me your experiences
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newmarketpro Premium
I am not sure what is your niche. Different programs offer different commission structure. You may one to go their affiliate site to check them out. I am afraid there is no comparison site that comprehensively compare the commission structure.

Here some affiliate programs you can check out.
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ericcantu Premium
You’ll be walked through the entire affiliate program process step by step. Start with the training and do your best not to get ahead of yourself :)
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spau5758 Premium
When I go into my Backroom, under Plug-Ins, there is a section at the top of the page that reads: This theme recommends the following plugins: Anti-Spam, Black Studio TinyMCE Widget, Contact Form 7, Elementor Page Builder, Instagram Slider Widget, MailChimp for WordPress, Meta Slider, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Photo Gallery by Supsystic, Recent Posts Widget Extended, SiteOrigin CSS, SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle, WooCommerce and Yoast SEO.
Begin installing plugins | Dismiss this notice

Do I install these or not?
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Freedomseekr Premium
No, you don't really need to or would want to install all of those plugins...these are just what that theme's creator recommends to use and I'm thinking they've tested with that theme.

I'd recommend just sticking with what is recommended in the training here at first at least and then adding those you might need as the time comes to do so, if you even really need any others. One I know you definitely don't need is the Anti-Spam, since WA already takes care of that if it's hosted here.

Although some can be very useful, sometimes plugins can cause sites to slow down, especially if there are too many, so the less the better.

But, it's up to you...if you feel you might need to use one or more of their recommended plugins then give it a try..you can always deactivate it if you don't want it.

One thing I find helpful to do is to use a test site to test them on and how they work with whatever theme you're using first...that way it won't mess up your "real" site...

Anyways, I hope that helps...just my two cents on it and I myself never add all the recommended plugins for the themes I've used unless they seem like they'd really benefit my site.

Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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spau5758 Premium
Thank you, Sherry, for your insight and for your quick reply.


Vicki
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MozMary Premium
wowsa that is a ton of plugins! Sherry /freedomseekr is right, no way, and you will find out with the training why you don't need a bunch of these
eg

with your site hosted here All in One SEO is usually already there if you go into plugins, you just need to activate it - that is the equivalent of Yoast SEO, you may decide to use yoast later but not together

woocommerce is for a shop

mailchimp is an autoresponder, many members complain about it suddenly deleting their lists on a whim, like it isn't really for affiliate marketers, but when you are ready for an autoresponder the members here will advise you on paid and free versions that don't cause probs

basically most of those you won't need here or you could find alternatives, and certainly play around with them on a free site if you like, but watch your site speed and purpose eg are you looking for a photo gallery, you already have the ability to add recent posts to the widgets, magistudios has done a webinar on css and some members have training on it but most people won't mess around with that
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Freedomseekr Premium
You're welcome, no problem at all, Vicki...glad I could help :)
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Iamasadpanda Premium
Concerning the About Me page I have a niche I am passionate about but I am concerned that if someone from work were to find it I might be like ousted or something. Is it okay to use a middle name or something like that for now? Will that kill my credibility? I just need to keep my job for now to pay the bills.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Luella, you can use whatever name you want really.
You just want to be consistent with it .

Will you keep your picture? Kyle suggest having a picture of yourself as well. Another way to build trust with your readers.
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Iamasadpanda Premium
No actually I will not be I would be using a cartoon based picture or a pet picture which is more in line with my niche. Here I can use my pic but out there for my site I can't yet because I have to rely on my job income.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
That is perfect, since your niche fits the picture : )
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daveyc21 Premium
That's a great question and I understand your concern (we have to eat and pay the bills while we are building our dream businesses!).
Yes, you could use your middle name, an alias, your website name, etc..
Here's to your success!
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MozMary Premium
I'd advise you change your picture in here too in that case because WA is ultimatley a website that ranks on google and it's not 'in here', it's also 'out there' when we blog or ask a question with the pen icon

you can use anything you want for pictures and names, and on your website you can choose different user names too
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Iamasadpanda Premium
Thanks just updated. Will update again with real picture later.
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I NEED Advice! I want to sell women's used clothing in top condition from well known fashion stores at affordable prices. Can I make affiliate marketing with this? As far as I know Amazon doesn't sell used fashion. Is this a feature that is next to come?
What programs would you recommend for selling such items and get commission?
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cramervod Premium
Is your target audience the U.S, Germany, or other countries. And if your blog is to be on the clothing that you find check to see if those stores have affiliate links. This will be covered later in the course 3 making money. You will have plenty of time to find which stores or website you can sign up with and promote products for.
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Josh From Oz Premium
You would need to search for relevant affiliate programs that sell these second hand clothing. I just searched in google : second hand clothing affiliate program and I found this result: http://www.recycleyourfashions.com/Affiliate Is this what you are meaning?
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MozMary Premium
you want to do the selling or be an affiliate, selling would be more woocommerce type stuff
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christinewar Premium
Well that was pretty thorough I will continue very soon, I can see the potential in having a thriving business online but it all depends, I can see on what you choose for your business and yes I can see that keywords and navigation are very important, look forward to it.
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billy947 Premium
Hello Christine;
You hit just about everything on the head, except for one thing. Your niche has to be able to help others, this is the only way someone would want to come to your site, and not somebody else's. Wishing you all the best.

Bill
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christinewar Premium
Hi Bill nice to meet you, yes I know this is very important as is navigation, it's make or break with these 2, thank you for your encouragement much appreciated, and I am enjoying it so far, it's a little bit addictive.
Regards and all the best to you.
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Hello all, technical question. I have two pages on my website (one of them is Privacy Policy) but they are not visible on the actual website. In the tutorial video, you can see the Privacy Policy page pop up on the top.

After googling all my settings for the menus and pages should be fine but I cant see them anyaway unless I search for them which wont be really helpful for the visitors. Stuck here.

Thank you in advance for the replies :)
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, some themes by default don't show pages in the header menu.

You can add these custom menus to organize your top menu in any way in which you like, as well as create sub-menus (for themes that will support this). You can also use these custom menus to add within your side widgets on your website (within your sidebar).

Here is a tutorial on how to create custom menus: I use custom menus on all of my websites (over-ride that default menu). It allows much more control and organization....both good things!
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Yes, got it now, thank you :)
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AnnaHolburn Premium
I started with WA around two weeks ago and spent many hours going through the training and building my first website around my first niche choice which is a product based niche. I soon found out that there seemed to be a limit of interesting things to write about and after I published the first two articles I became stuck.

I was on the point of giving up because I didn't want to carry on struggling to find something to write about.

However I'm now considering giving it another go with a totally different idea for a niche which is something I am genuinely interested in and could write a lot about. This time it isn't focused on one product. I'm wondering if this is the way to go forward. Back to the drawing board....
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Sveasna Premium
you are right. I have experienced the same as you did. Now I ignore product based niche and choose my interest that matches my skill. I start to have lots of idea when writing my content
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newmarketpro Premium
Since there are only two articles on the site, I believe that is something you can do. From now onward, focus on the other niche you have chosen. It should be okay (in my opinion). I believe you want to stick to this one as changing the direction would get the search engine 'confused' about the theme topic of your site.

:)
Joe
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We have all been there at one point , keep u head up!
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good luck I think everyone gets writers and idea blocks at some point!
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I find it interesting that the issue about taking your time is, for me anyway, the correct one. As an example, I was thinking about niches and that I really couldn't find one that I was passionate about and could monetize it. So I took a day to just think about that with no hurry and I realized that yes there is something I am Passionate about and it can be monetized which is the real issue with niches here.
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I was just wanting to enquire about food & selling overseas. I'd really like to start a 'not in every country food store but online ? Can anyone send me to legislation s and procedures around this - I'm looking at selling internationally from n.z but only to USA Australia Russia and Europe/u.k
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Kyle Premium
You can sell foods to folks all over the world, you actually don't even need your own store. There are many "food" websites that you will be able to leverage and generate commissions with.

Additionally, you can become an authority in this space as you do build out your website.
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I'm am unsure if this is the right place or not but I have an idea to sell products online but have no idea where to start. I have the products selected through a company of my choice that expresses my personal interests and passion but I do not know what to do next. They do not currently have the option for online affliate networking, therefore I need my own website on need skills and information on how to sell online. I am looking for a plan. I feel like the ideas are there but I don't quite know how to put it all together.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Hello and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Training..
If you start the training by selecting "Training" on your left and then choose certification.

This will teach you everything you need to know about building your website and about selling products.

You need to be sure to follow the training in order, complete each lesson and task. Check the task box each time you complete one.

This will help to show where you left of and where to start.
I hope this was useful : )

Lee Ann
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I was going to sign up for the premium membership but I couldn't see the whole page of terms. Probability is because my phone I'm using... what is the contract terms? Am I allowed to stop any month I want or is there a length of time I have to pay the 50$ ? Thank you
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Jnsiah Premium
Hi Dawn, welcome to WA. With the $49/month you can stop anytime. However, there is an annual subscription where you get a discount but have to pay the full annual subscription in one go.
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Hi I see a marker comes up that I only have 6days to ask questions yet your course is very good and my question about how much is needed to he invested later has been answered . I have a niche I'm excited to implement. Excited for next step to he able to put it into action
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Kyle Premium
Work through the training here at Wealthy Affiliate and take action on the tasks. Action leads to success (that and persistence). If you ever have any questions along the way or feel "stuck", there is lots of help. Just ask.
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I’vm looking at a particular niche and googled it with affiliate.
How does it work with this platform if the company says to join Avantlink to become the affiliate for example. I read through and saw that particular link on a few different companies. Is that compatible with WA?
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Hey, I want to thank you for what I have read so far, I paid for a website in January of this year and still have not launched it. I thought it would be so easy. I am learning to work with the computer and have learned a lot. I am going to have to leave for the rest of the day. Have grandchildren I am watching and we have two basketball games tonight. My time right now is very limited, but I will do the best I can to get through this training. It took me about 2 hours to find you. I already appreciate what I have seen so far.
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churchbells8 Premium
you sound very busy keep up the good work with your grandchildren because their watching grandma and what you do today will be what they will copy in the near future, and you'll be surprised. Sign churchbells8
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I have a question about the kind of niche one can earn money from. I'm interested in starting a website where I talk about the journey to recovery for all kinds of addictions and have a platform for people to share their experiences and advices. But then where would the part about choosing products to promote come in in a website of this nature. Please assist....
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Thabo4 Premium
Hello since your market is a broad one where you are helping people with addictions I would focus my efforts on being in a personal development niche.

Within that niche I would narrow down to focusing on helping people with one or two addictions you are knowledgeable about.

This will help you to target specific people,because if you are broad it may end up not helping anyone.

So as you establish your authority you can then broaden out your addiction helping niche.

here is an example:
let's say you want to help people be effective individuals.

Since this topic is very broad you should focus down your niche to public speaking. That means helping people with being effective speakers.

Since this can also be broad so you can narrow down and say you want to help women be effective speakers.

Once you have developed authority in helping women with public speaking skills you can then start to broaden out to helping all people being effective public speakers.

Hope this helps :)

Regards
Thabo
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Thank you so much Thabo. This really helps
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jacobkf12 Premium
Hi there, I'm having trouble logging in to set up my new website. Everytime I try to login a blank page comes up and says "we're trying to log you in", when that disappears nothing else comes on, except a blank page. I've tried several times and kept getting the same results. Can someone tell me why this is happening please.
Thanks.
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Jubahadjal Premium
I don't how old your website is, but I suppose you built it now and it may need some time to load. I suggest you submit a support ticket and they will certainly solve the problem.

It happened to me as well when I changed the domain name. Ask the support :)
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jacobkf12 Premium
Thank you. I only set up the website yesterday. I will try the support as you said.
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newlive Premium
Hi Jacob, is your website hosted with WA? if it is then just shoot them a note and tell them your problem, go to websites on the left and click site support at the bottom, that is a problem for them to resolve, let me know
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jacobkf12 Premium
Thanks. Yes, it is hosted by WA. I've tried few times to contact them through the support but the form to send my message to them keeps asking me to write my question title and when i did, it came up with some old posts from people with similar problems but didn't give them the answer.
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newlive Premium
click on the x on the right side to get rid of it
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I I’ll like to earn 15,000 a month it’s look so high up but I am Confident that I could do this just washing the video on how it’s so simple and drag in traffic to your website to then drive them to the correct platform so that they can buy a product I am oh maze and I I just want to get started. Confident that I could do this just watching the video on how it’s so simple in drive in traffic to your website to then drive them to the correct platform so that they can buy a product I am oh maze and I just want to get started
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Kyle Premium
There is a right way and a wrong way to build a business online. Here at WA you are going to learn the proper process.

have spent some time breaking down the process in the most simplistic way possible. Success online is at the core a 4 step process and I have broken them down within this video: Broken, down, the process looks like this:

Step 1: Choose your niche
Step 2: Build your website/content
Step 3: Get rankings in search engines (leads to traffic)
Step 4: Monetize your traffic (the make money part, through affiliate programs, etc!)

This applies in absolutely every niche and as you work through the training here at WA, you are going to be walked through this exact process. This is fundamental for ANY success online.

If you have any further questions let me know Jean. :)
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I just signed up yesterday and really think this is something I can be successful in. A question that may be answered later on in training and on the chance of sounding ignorant.. I get how the process works but how do you actually receive the funds once you do start making money? Pay pal or do you have to give a bank account number? Also, as I would eventually like to go premium but I would like to first get my feet wet at this as a starter member with the 2 free sites that are offered, is there an opportunity to make money as a starter or is it more practice? Thanks in advance!!
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onmyownterms Premium
It depends on the affiliate program you're receiving payment from. Some pay by check, others via PayPal. The best earning opportunities come from Premium membership.
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Thank you!
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I have a regular pay pal account.. will I need a business pay pal?
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onmyownterms Premium
That's up to you.
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Frank908 Premium
So i have a question regarding starting a website. I already have my own wordpress blog and before i knew much about affiliate marketing I figured that's what i would use as a my primary site. However, after watching the training videos I'm not sure. Should I create a site and somehow link it to my blog? A little confused, thanks.
Frank
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billy947 Premium
Hello Frank;
Just go through the lessons and then if you make a website from here, you can add your blog to it because we use Wordpress here also. If not then you would be paying under 2 different platforms.
Wishing you the best of luck.

Bill
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Frank908 Premium
That's kind of what I figured, thanks for the advice Billy.
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newmarketpro Premium
If you already have a wordpress site which domain you registered with other registrar, you might want to transfer it to WA so that you can manage it from here using the site-manager and utilize all the tools provided in the site-manager.

Here how to transfer the domain to WA.
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I think starting from scratch will give you more advantage if you have a website already people will know you for that website but if you start something new then you can have a better opportunity to open your market greeter.
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DanniCrisant Premium
Hi, I was wondering if anyone had a link to this lessons video. I’m trying to watch Keyword Mastory, but on the video there’s a black bar telling me that the media cannot be played because of a corruption problem. Or the video uses features my browsers does not support. I’m not sure how to fix this.
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newmarketpro Premium
Try to troubleshoot with this Try Chrome browser.

Hope that solve the problem.
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SherryWilton Premium
What an awesome way to do the training. I like it. I can do this. I've tried and spent nearly my retirement on so many other programs , to zero anything,,, this feels good. I've already accomplished more here than anywhere else ever. It's a happy start. Thanks Guys. And sending cheers and good energy to everyone here on the path to successful online marketing businesses. BOOM!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
I felt the same way.
Full steam ahead my friend : )
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Tyholla Premium
hey guys/girls. i hope everyone is having a grand Tuesday and your weather is as lovely as it in in NY right now.
I have a post that needs some comments. So if you have the opportunity to help me out, i'd appreciate it.
Also pm me and i'll (of course) do the same.
Thanks in advance...

http://homegymsupplystore.com/home-gym-flooring-options-what-should-i-use
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unclephil Premium
nice site I will leave a comment good luck.
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SherryWilton Premium
While I didn't read through ALL of the content, I think it's very thorough and well explained for those who would be interested. It never even occurred to me " Gym Flooring,,, Yikes!" but hey I think your page is really nice, great images, and really good follow up and extra links stuff at the end. It looks very professional. Really great Tyholla .
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Jarrett5 Premium
Should you use a different web page for different niche's. On a broad spectrum. If I want to do something pertaining to gardening and also something related to tech. I would assume considering SEO and hitting you market you want a specific web page pertaining to the certain area it is focused on. Like health and fitness.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Jarrett,
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate : )
Yes, you are correct.
If you are planning on doing this, I would only start with one right now.
You want to get a good feel for it as well as to learn more about the ins and outs.
When you go to start on a second site, you will be able to learn from the mistakes made with the first one.
You definitely have more knowledge about it than I did when I first started out.

Lee Ann
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LorTak Premium
So, I'm kind of confused on the keyword thing. I did Jaaxy, and I have 9 keywords on my list. What am I supposed to do with them? make a page for each one? Write about each on a separate page? What is the purpose of 9 pages? Ugghh maybe I'm a just a little confused, I think........
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Robert-A Premium
If you have 9 really good keywords then yes you can have a separate article for each one.

You can always add secondary keywords as well to help with your ranking for each post.
Robert-A
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Lorraine,
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate : )
Try to step back and take a deep breath. Getting overwhelmed is the last thing we want you to feel, including Kyle.
As you progress through your training it will all start to make more sense to you.
You are a premium member, which means the lessons are always there.
You can go back through each one as many times as you like. I have done it on pretty much every lesson.
It is a lot to take in. Especially when you are completely new.

As for the keywords.
Yes, once you have picked out good keywords by the amount of traffic, qsr and seo, you will want to write a page/post on each one individually.
if you have 9 GOOD keywords already, then you should pat yourself on the back. You already have 9 post that you will be able to create. Awesome job.
The purpose of having more than one post are many reasons.
Each post may pull in different readers.
Ex. If my site is " the best home made cookies" one may come for the chocolate chip cookie recipe while another might want the ginger snap recipe.

You are doing an awesome job. Asking questions will be your best friend. No need to carry the weight of not knowing. believe in yourself, take deep breaths and step away if you need to.

I hope this helps you out.
If you have more questions, don't hesitate to ask.
I hope I covered what you needed help with.

Wishing you the best in all you do
Lee Ann
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BenjisDad Premium
Hi LorTak, yes, following the training and getting those 9 keywords, you can use them as topics for blogging. create different articles targeting each keyword. If they are very close or similar, then simply use them in the same article.

otherwise, you can create an article for each one. Lee Ann did a good job explaining, please let me knwo if you need futher explanation
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LorTak Premium
Great! Thank you! I wasn't sure of the reasoning behind having so many pages! It all makes sense now!
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LorTak Premium
Thak you! Lee Ann did give a great response! I love that this community is so helpful! That, alone, was one reason I went premium! (Seeing all the feedback and helpful responses!)
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BenjisDad Premium
yeah, it is what makes WA different from literally anywhere else on the net.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Thank you Chris.
Nice job pointing out about the similarities in keywords. I failed to mention that.
Much appreciated my friend : )
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LeeMcQuay Premium
No problem my friend. Be sure to take Chris's (BengjsDad) advice as well. If the keywords are similar then you don't want to make new post with each one.

When I first joined, the community was what persuaded me as well, but the true benefit lies i the training and resources as well.

I hope you are feeling more at ease now : )
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ClayRitter Premium
Towards the end Kyle had you to create a list of your keywords. You'll use them later to create your content. At least that's what I understood. :-)
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Vsnntor04674 Premium
I like the way you help everyone nice job. : )
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Thank you Joe.
I love helping others online and offline : )
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I'm starting to think this is a scam just to make you buy premium, why would you even make it seem like its an option to go premium if you cannot do anything if you don't? I have a website but have no idea of how to advertise the products so what am I gonna do with that?
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ericcantu Premium
You gotta be reasonable here, brother :)

The free test drive is exactly that, a test drive. It’s there so you can see if you like the training and if it’s your speed before paying a dime. If it makes sense and you’re learning, you go premium and get 100% of the training.

If you go to a car dealership and test drive a vehicle you don’t call it a scam when they ultimately ask if you want to buy it, right?

The training here is thorough and the best I’ve found online. There are other platforms out there charging literally $15k-$20k for similar training, and they charge you module by module with each being more expensive than the last.

Here you get a free test drive and then your first month is basically the cost of 2 meals at McDonald’s. If it’s for you, take the plunge. If not, you walk away and literally didn’t pay a dime :)
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Fernando,
Wealthy Affiliate is no where near being a scam.
You are able to remain a free member. Yes, it mainly benefits you if you are already knowledgeable enough to already know the general concepts of building your business and making it successful.
As for the premium, for those of us who don't have the knowledge needed in order to be able to do this on our own, it is a small price to pay in order to not only be taught the knowledge to do so, but to also be provided everything needed to do it.

It sounds like you are having a rough go and at such an early age.
You put the time in to go to college but aren't able to use the knowledge you gained.

Here, you will be able to use the knowledge that you gain. You have already shown you have dedication and commitment, by going to college.

I think if you gave it a chance here, you will be happy with your decision.

If not, it isn't always for everyone.

Wishing you the best in all you do,
Lee Ann
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anusuya1 Premium
Do you think knowing the importance of your niche(s) in the entire business would be helpful for a newbie before we begin the training? Is it better to have the 1st small video on the importance of niche?
Is it going to help save the hold time to get the website running?
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Triblu Premium
Hey Anusuya,

The technical side of things really does need to be addressed first and foremost. If you were to find the technical training to be too complicated, you might be asking if it wouldn't be better to have the technical training first.

Hope this helps you.
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anusuya1 Premium
Hey Triblu,

Thank you for getting back. I clearly understand your point.

We do not need tech training to think of niches, however, completion of tech training needs "niche". I am seeing the buzz here.

Imagine I have selected few niches before training. How smooth my training will go? I will evaluate my nitches during training and pick the one and I am on my way.
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Triblu Premium
Hey Anusuya,

Good stuff... I had no particular niche in mind when I started and I was eager to learn any new techniques that I had been missing doing website designing on my own.

However, when it came time to select a niche, I ended up picking several different niches... created several different free websites... before I finally found 2 niches that worked for me... only to end up merging the 2 niches into one website simply because they truly were related.

Should you find it difficult to select a niche, here's a really helpful tutorial: Hope this helps you.
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anusuya1 Premium
Het Triblu,

Thank you for sharing your niche journey. Good, you found yours to work with.

I have been through multiple training along with the one you attached the link.

I have decided my niche (at least looks like) and have run my niche by Kyle.

Thank you.
Anusuya
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Hi, I'm Katy from LearnerVegan.
Me? I'm a vegan of 4-5 years who has noticed a lack of really simple, non-judgmental, information and support for those wanting to become vegan. I'm passionate about veganism and have worked as a manager in the fundraising side of marketing for 4 years (for a national charity). Not any more though! I want to be my own boss, put my ideas into action, work on my passion, and make a real difference to people.
LearnerVegan will aim to change opinions on veganism, blowing away the myths and stigma surrounding the lifestyle. Our key focus is to help anybody interested in the lifestyle (vegetarians, healthy eaters, new vegans) to make the transition and guide them through it. The website will be an information source with a blog element to it too.
I'm currently in the building and writing stage of LearnerVegan. Writing the masses of content, building the site, and drumming up interest on social media. I love writing and social media, but the web dev is my downfall! I'm great on a computer but have never created a website from scratch so I'm learning as I go along.
Looking forward to connecting with you all and sharing my finished creation.
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RobertDoyle Premium
Thanks for sharing. There is a real need to inform people about veganism. There is a lot of misunderstanding. So often veganism is equated with a political group. That is why so many have adopted the term "plant-based" or "nutritarian" instead. They do not wish to associate with all the politics of animal rights. This is noble of you. I am quite fond of plant-based nutrition, the secret to preventing and often healing the most chronic diseases and top killers in our world today. Thanks again.
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RobertDoyle Premium
Thanks for sharing. There is a real need to inform people about veganism. There is a lot of misunderstanding. So often veganism is equated with a political group. That is why so many have adopted the term "plant-based" or "nutritarian" instead. They do not wish to associate with all the politics of animal rights. This is noble of you. I am quite fond of plant-based nutrition, the secret to preventing and often healing the most chronic diseases and top killers in our world today. Thanks again.
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Thanks Robert. You are completely right! Plus with so much conflicting information out there it will be nice to have a well researched information source. Best wishes!
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RobertDoyle Premium
Great! Look forward to seeing it!
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phollett Premium
I am choosing the WA to promote but later i have a product I want to promote, so can i do both?To me they can both work together because the product has a business opportunity associated with it.

I thought when i buy the product, I would talk about Wa as a platform for anyone wanting to build their business for this product.

So for now i would promote WA and then do both later. Would that work?
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David58 Premium
Yes that can work. You can combine them both if you want to.
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NatNiches Premium
You can promote multiple things along with WA if you want to. :)
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phollett Premium
Thanks David. I appreciate the help and good luck with your work.
I am little hesitant with each move, so it is nice to get the help here.Thanks again
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MozMary Premium
no, that is actually two niches, UNLESS the product is in the same type niche as WA or else at best you are mentioning WA on your 'product niche', or your product on your WA niche - they've got to be really related


but it seems you need training to find your feet in this so you could either pick any niche to work through the ropes or choose a niche releated to your product

notice also you are talking about buying and selling a product, you'd be thinking of something like shipping, unless it is digital, maybe woocommerce, with affiliate marketing we don't need to buy products but it is certainly possible to use the training to help your website, so certainly work through the training
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phollett Premium
Thank Mary.That was helpful. It is direct marketing so the company would handle the shipping.
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dekrio61 Premium
great clarification!
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Very goofy question incoming: what is this? I thought it was training, but it seems like its a platform for creating website and building traffic? If I already know how to make websites and write posts on my own, what is the biggest value of WA? I don't know how to monetize my sites or generate ad traffic that will convert to affiliate dollars
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nrollins84 Premium
What you just said you don't know how to do... That's the value of WA for you. The training will walk you through all of that!
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Kgaitor Premium
I agree with @nrollins84. Do the training one time through, just as it instructs. Most likely all of your questions will be answered. The
training will affirm the basics that you already know, teach you how to generate money, and cover hundreds of topics that you didn't even know to ask.

You can do this. Stick with it!
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RobertDoyle Premium
You will learn this in the training as you progress. Will need to get to at least level 3. There is so much more to WA though. The connections you make within the community is a HUGE advantage. Connecting with people and helping each other as a community is a unique incredible path to success.
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newmarketpro Premium
If you already know how to create a website and write a post (or content), that's good advantage for you. You have valid question that you do not know how to monetize your site and getting traffic to your site - that's where WA will guide you. And there a lot more to it.

A website without a traffic is the same as opening a physical store without people coming to the store.

All of the marketing strategies will be covered in the training.

:)
Joe
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Ricargon Premium
Hi Alison
First off I'd like to welcome you to WA. It looks like you've been on for about three days now. I know it's not possible to go through everything WA has on their site to determine whether this is something for you, in just three days.

Everyone, including yourself, had to start out by learning the basics and moving on to more advanced techniques to make your presence online. This platform cuts all the hype and "get rich" gimmicks that most people fall prey too.

There are entrepreneurs in this platform who are already established and successful but join to help and offer their guidance and advice to encourage the type of service WA has to offer. They can also make money by promoting WA, which is an incentive for them.

It's legit, honest, basic for the newcomer and there are advanced lessons that are given by other entrepreneurs who offer their expertise at no additional cost.

With that said, you say you already know how to create websites and post to them. That would put you ahead of most people who don't know how to do what you do and get you moving on to the next step which is to start getting organic traffic and monetizing your sites.

If you're not making money now then you can get the help you need here to get you started on monetization.

I've tried other systems that offer get rich in as little as a month. Then they bring out their well-designed slides that show exactly how much they're making, but when all is said and done they'll say toward the end that, they can't guarantee that you'll make that much in a month.

I've been there and done that way too many times. WA is no-nonsense and there are no surprises once you join and become a member. You get 7 days free to access all the premium features and a discount on the first month for $19.00

Do your due diligence and try it out for a month then if you truly feel that it's not for you, you can cancel before the month expires and no hard feelings. At least you gave it a fair look.

I held off from joining WA for five years because I thought it was a scam just like most of the systems out there. I too was frustrated and being taken for a fool, but I learned a lot from those experiences. You'll learn a lot from other members here who've been down that road.

I'll be honest, had I taken my time five years ago and not closed my mind to WA, I know without a doubt I would have been making a six-figure income, without a doubt. I'm still active and doing the online thing. Five years would have been more than enough time for me to have retired from my current job. This is just my opinion and experience that I share with you.

Don't make the mistake I did and come with preconceived notions that others may have instilled in you. If you're looking to monetize your sites and move forward then you've come to the right place. If you feel there is something better out there for you then I wish you the best and hope that you do find what you're looking for.

I am passionate about WA now that I know what they're about.

Be safe and God bless Alison

Rick
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Thanks, Rick! I warned you my question was a n00b question :) I came back 3 hours after I posted that question to all of these responses. Seems like a great community—there's just a lot more to this platform than I expected. Thanks for your thoughtful response.
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LAmos Premium
You are ahead of me. I have put together a website but its too basic to remain as it is but I do get the concept of monetizing it is just finding the correct niche to fit your website design and finding affiliates who are willing to pay you for any sales you generate via your site.
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ZeldOcarina Premium
Hello folks!

I have come up with the niche of washable diapers and went through lessons 4-7.

Tonight while "sleeping" (having an hard time, too excited) I've thought: "But what I REALLY enjoy helping people with"?

I've come up with a niche which is a little bit weird but is creating a large deal of trouble here in Italy: children are left out of kindergardens if not vaccinated. There are actually thousands of parents trying to handle discrimination.

There is a way of overcoming this with the righ law actions and I've spent tens and tens of hours giving free help to parents via FB in how to approach this.

I have now a big question mark in my head, beside of you thinking if to help this niche is correct or not, just from a straight business viewpoint, if I start a blog on that, I would not know how to monetize it as there's no physical object to market!

Any suggestions? Would it be worthwile to start a website on this niche? Thanks for your unvaluable help!

Thank you!
Mattia
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Trademarkk Premium
I love your enthusiasm for getting started on creating something that you're passionate about. As I am a beginner, I know that I won't have the best advice but I've been dabbling in affiliate marketing for the past few months, so I assume giving my perspective/opinion won't hurt.

When it comes to monetizing your website, you'll make money off of the affiliate links on your site. So, the content you create will be based on a certain topic/niche that will be placed in front of people who need help solving a problem. People reading your articles will more than likely already be buying diapers regularly BUT you could create an article on "The Top 5 BEST Diapers for 6-24 Month Infants" and create your personal top 5, place your affiliate links to the products and bada-bing bada-boom, your article is now monetized.

I would recommend making posts like that weekly and mixing them in with insightful articles attacking major problems you've experienced, such as the issue that you brought up in your post. Considering that you could explain the solution to that problem in just one article, I don't think that your entire site should be based on that one issue; maybe a broader problem like the essentials of raising a 0-2 year old.

Like I said, I'm a beginner and haven't started my first website yet, but I presume this is the route to go. I hope I helped at least a bit. I wish you the best of luck on your path to success and helping others! You got this.
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ZeldOcarina Premium
Well, it would actually take many articles to explain everything! :)
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DiannaM Premium
Hi Mattia, If you think you could base an entire website on this niche then go for it.
Trademarkk is right about how to monetize it. You can write your articles about the issue of immunisation and attach adds relevant to people in this niche eg diapers bottles clothes toys.
Regards
Dianna
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DZimbric1 Premium
Ok steaming through your lessons Kyle and the Privacy policy was a little rough, but widgets went really smooth. I got stuck with a few versions of a privacy policy on my page but a I figured out how to get rid of it, I think it probaly bummed something else up. Just wondering around this jungle of Wordpress, WOW. Crack on, Thanks
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MaryFRM Premium
Hi, I'm stuck with choosing a theme for my site. I need something fast responsive, not too much images, clear, simple, with an option to choose fonts and colors. It's for a financial type of blog.
Tried a Hiero, but it only has one menu and I can't change some of the colors.
It's very hard for a newbie like me to understand from Theme preview how it's going to look like and if it's going to deliver fast performance.
Please recommend some themes I can pick
Thanks
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LeeMcQuay Premium
You can change the menu and colors in the Hiero theme. That is the theme Kyle uses for most of the training. You probably haven't made it to that part of the training yet.
I'll come back with the link for the menu.
Remember, you can change the theme later as well.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Here is a link to help you with the menus
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MozMary Premium
fonts and colors could be more to do with plugins or css, Marionblack and Loes have some training on css, or check out the search bar

fast is mostly to do with you making sure you use sitespeed, activate it in the WA hosting if you are hosted here, and making sure you stay on top of the number and types of plugins you have and optimize your images so you don't slow it down, pagespeed insights will help you see how you are doing there, again in Sitemanager

You can see some of the themes magistudios and Kyle used to use were high on simplicity like Omega, but new themes come along all the time. One type of theme not supposed to be so fast is Divi unless you know what you are doing. Sounds like you need to work through the training though, learning how to set up menus

The 12 themes selected for the free Starter membership were simple, responsive and clean, remember to experiment with a free site - and look around at other blogs in your niche to see what they are using
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I am new to this I started my website. And created niche on it. But when I go in to do next step . I get to admin. Pw and log in now. I hit log in now and it shows website name. And logging in but does not go to website
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LeeMcQuay Premium
When you login, it doesn't take you straight to your website. It takes you to your back office.

Try doing it by clicking on websites to you left and then clicking on site manager.

Your website url should be on the top and you should be able to click on it there.

See if it brings up your site doing it that way.
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I clicked on url and this came up You are seeing this page because the webspace for this
domain has not been setup on this server
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LeeMcQuay Premium
This website, was it set up on siterubix?
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yes I followed all the lessons by kyle . I was getting ready to add the SEO and delete the posts and pages but the website wont come up
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JackieSmith Premium
Raise a support ticket for this issue.
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I'm interested in gaming but I don't know if PC gaming or multiplayer or anything like that is a suitable niche. I would miss out on a lot of potential affiliations down the road and Steam (for example) don't have an affiliate program as of right now. Should I choose a different niche or do you think there would be a way to make this work?
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billy947 Premium
Hello Sam;
As long as you go through the training lessons, it will explain about niches. If this is a hobby or you have a passion for this niche you should be able to write and show people the great side of your niche. Wishing you all the best.

Bill
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Your niche could be related to different video games. Make categories for genres of games. Within each genre, you could have different games and reviews for each one so people know if they are interested or not (maybe have some pictures too), then you could reference them where to buy this particular game. For example; You might talk about Zelda games under Action, RPG's, or Adventure. Perhaps explain specific ones, and reference people where to get those games. You do not have to stick to one series of game for a genre, the sky is your limit here.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
You can make anything work if your content reaches the buyers and keeps them coming back.

Your niche will have competition, so it will depend on if you help your audience on the same level as your competitors or better.

Have you looked it up in Jaaxy? You can probably find a way to still choose that niche, but in a less competitive way.

You can also try the alphabet soup method in Jaaxy and in Google to see what others looking for or what questions they are asking.

If you ask yourself
I want to help people______
and fill in the blank, what would your answer be?
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Thank you Bill
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That's a brilliant idea but the thing i'm struggling with is the idea of having affiliate links in the future. Since most of the buying and selling of games is done on Steam and they don't have an affiliate program I don't know where I'd be able to make money. I know this is a long way down the line but it's something i'm thinking about since it will affect whether or not I can make a job of this in the future. There is an option for GOG and CD Key websites though so I could make that work I suppose. Just typing it out had me think about other options and I'm pretty sure I can work with those when the time comes. Thanks so much for the quick reply!
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Yes what I'm interested in is probably a bit of an over saturated niche but I feel like it's something I could do justice with in future. I haven't looked it up on Jaaxy, in fact that's the first I've heard of it. Saying I'm new to this is an understatement. I had a quick search and it seems like it could be extremely useful. I will definitely sign up and make use of my 30 searches before creating my website. What do you mean by alphabet soup?

I want to help people find quality games.
This may be an unusual one but there's been countless times where my friends and I have been unsure of what game to dig our teeth in to next. I've spent hours searching online for new games or games I hadn't heard of to play with my friends and have some fun. Is that what you were asking?

Thank you so much for the long reply, the questions, the suggestions and the general info has been extremely helpful!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
As you go further into the training Kyle teaches you to utilize so many measures to get the best result.
The alphabet soup is one of them. Have you noticed when you go to search for something in google it will try to suggest things before you have everything typed in? See screenshot below.

Kyle has training on this. I am providing you the link to further help you and so that you get it "straight from the horses mouth"
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Mitala Premium
For now I suggest you go with what you are most passionate about. You can always change your niche after knowing what to do. You can also create multiple websites covering different niches in the future. To your success!
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nathaniell Premium
Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!

PS. Here's an article I wrote that can help you find ways to monetize a gaming website! Oh, and these two:
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You could make your money through the people who like to have hard copies of games for devices like Wii, Xbox's, DS's, things like that
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I've a think to build a website in multiple/other language once I've mastered WA, not limited to English.
Just like WA, I wish I could help others in different aspect.
WA community, any ideas or opinion, please share with me.
In advance, very much thank you and appreciate because
In the other hands, it definetely benefits me.
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Kyle Premium
I would suggest you create your website focusing on just ONE language. When you try to translate your content (translators do a horrible job of this as they are far too literal), you take away from the overall site quality.

When you create an "additional" website, you create double the work for yourself without knowing if the campaign is going to be successful or not.

Both of these will lead to much more work and a lot less focus. Focus on one language or the other when starting out Adrenal, once you are successful with one you could diversify down the road and build out a second website and create a translated version of your website for an additional revenue stream.
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Mlindstrom51 Premium
Welcome to WA community! Thank you for sharing your income goals. Which are very achievable and believable. There is so much quality training here at WA. But its broken down into levels and truly fun as well as esay to follow. The members here at weathy afaffiliate community are top notch and always ready to help. Best of wishes as you move forward.
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Smaller group of people. Don't get me wrong I think its a great idea and I don't know what the hell I'm going to pick. But you do have the whole world as your audience.. Then again you can't target everyone at the same time. Just throwing stuff out there.
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Kyle Premium
You can target the entire world all at the same time, that is the thing. As you get ranked in Google and other search engines, your reach is going to be folks all over the world and your customers are all over the world.

Think "globally" and you will really start to realize just how vast this opportunity is. Even the most obscure niches are massive!
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Leroux1818 Premium
Hello friends,

I'm struggling to pick a niche, mainly because I have too many interests/ they're too broad. For instance, I'm an actor and a writer, and while I have a lot to say about both topics, I'm not sure if there's a market there outside of journals or clown makeup.

I also like to play the piano, so maybe a website on digital pianos??

Thanks for the help, folks.

- D
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brettbrtsk Premium
If I were in your situation I’d be writing about how to become an actor, how to get auditions, what’s an audition like, how do I prepare?
Or you could write, how to become a writer, how do I get published , short writing tips etc.
So I think you have so much you could write about, research what people are searching for
Hope that helps
Brett
Ps let me know how you get on
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hagstf Premium
Kyle just wrote a good blog about this Here is another I usually recommend
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Leroux1818 Premium
Hey brettbrtsk, thanks for the reply. It's brought me a measure of peace. I've just begun this, and I'm unsure how to monetize a blog about acting since I can't seem to think of physical objects to affiliate with. Will there by lessons on how to do this?
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PhilipC1 Premium
You are not allowed to write on any of your interests or hobbies!!!!!

If that statement were reall....

.... Which one sprung to mind as the one you can't do with out?

THAT must be it so. That is the one your heart is fondest of, at a guess :-) .
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Leroux1818 Premium
Thanks so much. You helped me answer my own question :)
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brettbrtsk Premium
I’ll be honest I don’t know, I’m still going through the course, where will be plenty of ways to monitise, the important thing is to write your ideas down first, I normally would do a pros and cons list, then go for the best option.
You could even write a small course of your own on one of the subjects, the most important thing is to get started
Hope this helps
Brett
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brettbrtsk Premium
By the way just looked on click bank and there is at least one acting program that you can promote, I’m sure if I had a proper look I’m sure I’d find more so just start looking at what niche your feel happiest at writing about and go for it, then let me know how you get on
Thanks
Brett
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Leroux, I understand totally. I have tried doing this before, and seem to get bogged down figuring out what the best niche is. At this point, I think maybe the best thing to do is "Just Do It" - Pick one and go for it! At least you will be going through the steps and learning the process. If it's not a moneymaker, then go to another topic.
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Thank you, hagstf!
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merlinregis Premium
LOL!!!! Psychology! ;-) :-P
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MargaretMorf Premium
I have always found tunnel vision works best. Good luck,this looks like what I've been looking for. We can do it.
Set your goals hi. Aim for the moon and maybe you'll hit a star. I have faith this will work. Write down some of your goals and maybe cut out a few pictures for a dream board. It's up to us.
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Does anyone kmow which free template you can choose other images I used it had a picture of Mona Lisa w people steering at the artwork. I deleted some how and can't find that template smh also will i still have access to free stuff when times up and can I purchase wa premium for19 after times up heard1st momth is always19
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Kyle Premium
You can add images to any website that you like. You actually want to incorporate them into the actual content, not the "theme" itself.

As you build out the content on your website, it will beautify your website!
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In my lesson no.8 I can't get it at all, on my display there is no link to go to the main page so I can custom menus, and when I use the web's main like when I go to pages and post I can find the add to menu, I only see add new and that's all can someone please help me please I need to get this done today
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MozMary Premium
I just went in and it's working fine so some problem at your end, your internet or device - maybe just restart, refreshs or do a flush eg
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Ok thanks for the help, can you then tell me step by step on how you did it, so I can also do it, maybe am doing it the wrong way thanks alot
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Were you able to get it to work?
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MargaretMorf Premium
I'm new to this too. Did you pay the $19.00 it's totally worth it.
Good Luck! Ask one question at a time and you'll get better results. Keep posting your questions.
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LesBaker53 Premium
I am going to use some aspect of pain. As an RN I know the official paradigm. As a chronic pain sufferer of over 10 years I also know the true reality of pain and suffering. And I can testify that unless you are a sufferer you know nothing about the subject. My niche will be along the lines of " Chronic Pain: The Truth as see in a Chronic Sufferer's Life"

Comments most welcome!
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Nkaujzeb Premium
That is an excellent niche. I've have chronic lower back pain since i was in my 20s. Can't wait to read about it.
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MozMary Premium
well truth is very subjective, I'm supposed to be in severe pain and was for many years but found solutions and ways to banish it with alternatives that the docs still won't take seriously

then I know others who will not try alternatives but use hypnosis to 'not notice' it

then there are others dosed up on meds and who cannot find any solution

if someone had offered me 'the truth' way back 14 years ago where would I be now?!

you certainly can find a niche in pain and your journey, have to be careful with claims being made though, legally and ethically

also depends on whether you need money and an income, then focus on how to monetize it
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Gout, I've read about people that suffered from Gout,
It's fun and lots of information that I do not know before. Gout has known as "Rich Man Diesease" but has potentially to suffer even for entire life due to few aspect such as depression, genetic, food(even veggetables), uric acid level and lifestyle could trigger to Gout.
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LesBaker53 Premium
Hello! What did you do for your pain. I will try anything. I have neuro stimulators in and take morphine and oxycodone. No real relief. So, please let me know.

As for ethics and honesty, I plan to only tell things as the are either for me or someone else. I plan, eventually, to use the fact of being an RN. That is something I honor very much. My website has on it, "No hype, Just facts" and I am sincere about that. (Also, I answer to a higher authority as aq Christian. I take that seriously also.

Please answer about what remedy you used. I am off line for now. (Pain!)

Thank you for responding!
:)
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Spaced Premium
Hello, just a quick one: I have just updated the privacy policy page for my website, but I have noticed that the "if you require any more information (...) please write us at YOUREMAIL.com" part is missing.
Is it me or has it actually been removed?
Thank you very much in advance for your time and reply,
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LeeMcQuay Premium
You are to put your information in there.
Your email -> (Your Email )and your website address ->(Your Website).
I hope that makes sense.
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Spaced Premium
First of all, thank you very much for your reply. Well, I did that last time, but now the privacy policy has changed and I have noticed that the new template comes without the YOUREMAIL.com part. That is why I asked. So I am afraid my question is still unanswered.
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oantoine Premium
This has been so eye opening. I am looking forward towards advancing through this process. I wanted to know if there is a guide on this platform for learning how to create a meet up type community on a website we create through WA? I hope my question makes sense.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Are you asking if you can create a website for people to meet and interact with one another and if you will learn how to do it here?
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MozMary Premium
WA uses wordpress, and there are many different plugins for all sorts of things and there are many different types of communities eg membership sites, discussion groups - also what you describe could be linked to facebook groups...sounds like you have an idea but need to do a little training to see what you really want
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Rama132005 Premium
I'm not sure about that, but I feel as though you can utilize the comment section of your website to create dialogue.
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ClayRitter Premium
When I ran Grammerly on this page it found a few small typo's (some of which may be unique to the US) - here's is an updated version:

Privacy Policy at [YOUR-WEBSITE]
At [YOUR-WEBSITE], we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all visitors to our website. In particular, we want you to know that [YOUR-WEBSITE] is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.

In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided detailed information on when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.

We take your privacy seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of [YOUR-WEBSITE] with a safe and secure environment.

Cookies
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LeeMcQuay Premium
It was probably the "ou" .
Example U S color
Canada colour
As long as you just fill in your info, it's fine.
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TinaDJewelry Premium
(After posting the Privacy Policy page; and clicking the search engine boxes) I am just making sure I am checking the correct boxes; I do not see the words "Robots Meta NOINDEX or Robots Meta NOFOLLOW" before the boxes.
I only see the 'NOINDEX this page/post' and 'NOFOLLOW this page/post'. I am assuming this is the correct and I am clicking the right boxes...
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TinaDJewelry Premium
When writing the Home Description, do I list specific points such as 'Jewelry design, gemstone information, DIY wirewrap jewelry,...'
or would it be better like this 'Ideas and information to design jewelry and keep up to date on the latest Gemstones. Learn to wirewrap jewelry, start to finish beaded jewelry ...'
In other words, talk like I would be explaining to someone or just put in key words?
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Mayge Premium
I would do the second one. If I understand correctly, the description is like the little blurb that comes after the website listing on a google search.
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Aria-Len Premium
Ah crumb! I've totally forgotten to give a home description for my site! I'm so glad Tina asked this! It was a reminder.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Yes the second one sounds awesome : )
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TinaDJewelry Premium
Cool, Thanks!! :)
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TinaDJewelry Premium
Cool :) Thanks!!
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jlamb23 Premium
How can we research and find the best key words for our niche to put as the home title. For example the key words that are getting the most traffic, or would it be better to choose key words that are a little bit more specific so we can rank higher? Also with the Description is this the text that is below the title when you search something in google?
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Gamador Premium
There will be in-depth training on how to find great keywords using tools here like jaaxy. You don't have to worry about the name of your website being a hot keyword since most of your traffic will come from the keywords you include in your posts. Continue through the training step-by-step and everything should come together for you nicely.
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Hi everybody, my name is Chrissie. I have dived into learning about affiliate marketing just last week with no prior experience. I understand what I have learned so far but cannot get my head around the website's purpose. I want to become an affiliate marketer who promotes and spreads other peoples products on line in order to get commission. I personally do not sell anything. I will be connecting customers to the seller via advertising if I understand correctly. So me creating a website? What am I going to put on that website? I would need to find a product first that I 'd promote and only then I can create a Landing page I believe.
so basically my question is. What do I put on my website as I do not own a business and /or sell anything? If I was to promote several different products for companies will I then need several websites that explain about the product? Product finding first then building a landing page?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Once you continue with the training, your questions will be answered.
You need to get your website and ready before you begin to sell.
Have you picked a niche yet?
You can choose products to promote based on your niche.
You will also need to create content. The reason for this is because that will be how you get the perspective buyer to your product.
Once you have a niche and your website up and running you can start looking for affiliates within your niche. You can promote any product that has to do with you niche.
I hope this gave you some clarity.
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billy947 Premium
Hello Chrissie;
After learning how to set up a website, you need traffic, for people to come to the site and buy something. To do that read:
http://sneakersontherun.com/the-newbies-guide-to-traffic-generation

Bill
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im sure you need a website for each niche
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BTOTH90 Premium
Hello Chrissie!,

Do you know what kind of products you want to invest in specifically? Like for example beauty products (Just shampoo) look into top shampoo sellers globally and see like whats in the market for Canada, US etc then maybe even see if amazon is selling it :) hope that helps !
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csmith81 Premium
I would suggest going through the complete training j that's what im doing also review previously viewed videos on training to refresh lol I do that all the time but with a good mindset and perserverance it will fall into place....speaking of I need to follow my own advice …..get rolling!!!!!!!!
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will do
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i agree!....it will work...
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csmith81 Premium
im stuck on the description of my website … I think I chose to broad of a niche smitty...... ratchets and wrenches are everywhere but my intention was to provide a solution to some struggling technicians out there that cant afford tools that cost way more than they are worth plus provide the diyers out there that want to do their own thing but don't know what tool works best for what they are trying to do ….im stuck any suggestions?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Sounds to me like you just wrote your description.
Just shorten it and tidy it up.

Your description can be how your site will help others, what service it will provide for them. Anything like that. It is a description of what your site is about.
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Zappades Premium
Maybe you add the saving aspect to the description and website title
like, quality ratches alternatives or low price quality tools.
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that's a good point to remember !
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suziq1956me Premium
Hello, I just completed lesson 5 also changed my theme to something that says what my business is about. Wasn't easy figuring that one out but I got it done. There was no dummy comments in the post or pages + for me. but (question) there is a address and contact info not sure what I'm suppose to do with that any suggestions?
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feigner Premium
put your details in there - or leave them blank
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Somewhere in the 'Customize" there should be a field for you to Edit or delete that information.

I don't think mine had it but I will look at a different theme so that maybe I can tell you exactly where to find it.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Try maybe in the header or logo0 maybe footer, (just depends on where the information is currently located section of the theme. You might find it there and can edit or delete it.

Let me know if you find it
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JoseReyes9 Premium
I'm about to get started on level 2.

I've already completed level 1 of this OCC, but I wanted to go back on this discussion because I had a question:

on my privacy policy page (which I already published and checked off those two META NO INDEX for that page).

at the bottom under MAILING LISTS, what is my [YOUR AUTO RESPONDER SERVICE?]

on the ACCESS TO YOUR :PERSONAL INFORMATION section, what am I looking at as [YOUR EMAIL]?

and last but not least, under CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY: what is my [YOUR PRIVACY POLICY URL]?

Do I leave all these as is for they were not covered on the video or do I just move on to level 2?
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Don't worry.
Give me a second and I will give you a link that will be a tremendous help to you. There was recently a new GDPR privacy policy put into effect.
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JoseReyes9 Premium
thank you so much for the swift response, it is certainly appreciated! I'll stay on the lookout for the link.
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JoseReyes9 Premium
thank you so much for the swift response, it is certainly appreciated! I'll stay on the lookout for the link.
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Ok here is the link for training that Marion created for the new privacy policy. I am also including a link to the plugin that you will also need to install. Loes provided training on it. Just do me a favor and give them a like and if you can maybe give a thank you on the comment section that will be underneath of the training.

They provided us this to help us out for free and it took them time to put it together.

Hope this was of use to you : )
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LeeMcQuay Premium
No problem my friend.
Anytime : )
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Hello, how is everybody? I'm new to WA and doing the tasks and #3 is join the discussion and give $ goals. So here I am and to be completely honest I am fed up with spending the majority of my time and energy working for other peoples dreams. I'm not lazy looking to get out of having to work but I think its time to re focus my energy. Not a greedy person, I don't need to make a billion $ to be happy. But if that happens great. The goal is for financial independence. To take control of my time and spend it my way. So far I like what I see with WA. Hopefully I can stick around and chase the dream with everybody.
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Zarvic Premium
Hey, welcome aboard, I am just starting out myself, just got to the end of lesson 10 and am getting ready to hop into the premium status. I think the main underlying goal of over half the people here is to gain the "financial freedom" you seek, I know that is what I am after! It is an absolute sound goal!
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RiniThrives Premium
I love your goals! I have the same mentality. In my office position, I was working smart and receiving accolades, but because of the oil crisis, our salaries were frozen for three years. On top of that, we kept having these really helpful and insightful workshops given free by our financial benefits planners, and quarterly five-year-plan/performance reviews. So basically, not only was I excelling without being paid what I was worth for three years in a row, but every quarter I was looking at where I wanted to be “five years from now” and I kept finding that I was feeling really stuck. Every time I looked at it at a finance workshop I felt the same. I felt limited.

I knew that if I could just focus this same energy and drive for my own business that I could live without that earning cap and break through that glass ceiling. And it’s not like I was making a huge amount to begin with... so basically I’m doing this because I know my worth and my value and it’s more than what I could get in an office environment! I want to live and work in an environment where I’m paid by my level of effort, and I can leverage my administrative abilities to continuously learn and improve as I go along. I know that we can do this. WA is an amazing resource, learning environment, and support group. Let’s make our dreams come true! :)
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Kyle Premium
Well the internet is going to afford you with the flexibility to head in any direction that you like with your business (any niche), but also the ability to create any level of success you are willing to work for.

I know you are going to love your journey moving forward and I really do look forward to working with you!
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carleton501 Premium
we just finished lesson 1
super excited to be on the same journey
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Zarvic Premium
One small step on a very long path, it is going to be great, and with each step you get closer and closer to that pot of gold, the most important piece of advice I can offer is to just keep going, you never know, your pay off could be just beyond the next ridge, if you turn back right before it you will never know. Best of luck and I look forward to seeing where your path leads!
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kathytee787 Premium
Hi there,

your goal for financial independence, to take control of your time and spend it your way are great incentives to achieving your personal goals! Nothing better than personal and financial freedom to motivation us into fulfilling our dream.

I hope you decide to stay and enjoy the benefits of the program and this amazing community for a long time. :)

All the best.

Blessings
Kathy
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That's good how do you like it so far?
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Shirley03 Premium
It looks very promising and with all the help I hope to achieve my goals.
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Shirley03 Premium
I love It!❤️
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that's good m'a
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Vicki8 Premium
Hey everyone,

So after much deliberation, I think I have found a suitable niche!
I would love your feedback as to whether you think it could be viable.

I have suffered with a bad back my whole life and at present, I am having a particularly bad day! I am no expert or a doctor but thought that creating a niche and a website around my problem could help others while helping to cure myself along the way!
Causes / Remedies homeopathic and otherwise/ Products to relieve pain, Yoga positions and classes etc with affiliate links to all of the above etc.
Do I sound like I could be on the right track? Thanks!
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Gamador Premium
This sounds like a great niche. I know people right off that bat with chronic back pain. It is a common ailment and people are always searching for remedies. Since you experience it yourself you can make your posts personal which will help users to trust your word. You don't have to be an expert just do your research, reviews and post about your own journey. Now all that's left to do is go through the training and build your website!
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Vicki8 Premium
Thanks for the feedback and encouragement!! :)
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LeeMcQuay Premium
Vicki,
That would be a great niche.
I would search it up in Jaaxy to check out the competition.

Back pain in general will be highly competitive, I would think.
But there are ways around that.

You can use the alphabet soup method in Google to maybe help find something more specific and then check the competition in Jaaxy and go from there.

You have named a few ways to narrow it down. Start with the one of most interest to you and go from there.

I believe as long as your website is about back pain, you will be able to branch it out. You just want to have a website name/tite that isn't involved in HIGH competition when first starting out.

I hope this was helpful : )
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Vicki8 Premium
Ah thanks a million Lee. I will take all of that on board... I need to do some proper research before moving onto the website stage!
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LeeMcQuay Premium
That is a wise decision. Most mistakes are made when we get ahead of ourselves.

Unless you have done this before, then take advantage of the training.
If you complete a lesson or task and you are still unsure,
feel free to ask questions or you can even type the topic that you are needing more help with, into your Wealthy Affiliate search bar.
Many members have created their own training for what they may have had issues with or what they have seen others have issues with : )

I think you are going to do great.

Lee Ann
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Vicki8 Premium
yes I am going with the slow and steady wins the race approach!! I am going to be the turtle!! Thanks again!
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emilyonline Premium
Me again :) i think you could have a great idea there, I've seen some great products for back pain out there such as mattresses, pillows, etc that could be profitable. I'd just make it very clear on you sure you're reviewing products/services from a personal point of view not medical so people don't try things inappropriate to their specific back pain issue
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Vicki8 Premium
Hey again! Yes that's good advice and something I will need help with at a later date, ensuring that I 'cover' myself with regards to reviews and the links that I post. A good disclaimer! Hope your not too cold there !! We should be in summer yet its still unusually cold!! :)
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Gamador Premium
No, it's quite warm here I have the air conditioner running haha. If you need help in the future you can always ask me
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