The huge upside in online business as opposed to traditional business is that traditional business usually has huge upfront costs associated with starting a business. Here at WA, you have very little overhead. Some like myself got into the profit zone in a number of weeks with a very beginner website and never looked back because of the ultra high ceiling and potential for growth here. Others have taken longer.

The key here is understanding that when we take the right steps, the results will come. The person who got me involved went 9 months without a single sale, but he knew he was creating good content and had something worth sticking with. He stuck with it. He's happy to talk about the $4000 month he had recently and his business continues to grow.

Had he quit even 8 months in he would have never seen the returns and growth and success he's seen. This is a huge lesson in the benefit of having patience.

I'm proud to say that I had my first $4000 in my first year with this business. Because of this incredible training I've been able to qualify twice for an incredible all expense paid trip to the Super Affiliate Conference in Las Vegas where the leaders meet and discuss making Wealthy Affiliate even better. Trust me when I tell you that this training absolutely delivers.

Like with any business, it's a matter of taking in the training and running with it. The tools to succeed are definitely here, that's for sure. So if you're ready to succeed, have patience with yourself, set your goals, and stick to the training. Don't jump ahead, don't skip steps in haste. Take the time to build a strong foundation for your website, and don't focus on a timeline that isn't realistic.

If you want what most don't, you have to be willing to do what most won't. With a solid learning attitude and the training here at Wealthy Affiliate, you'll find the success you're chasing after.

Now, it's time to get started! Dive into the training by clicking on the training tab on the left. It's eye opening training and you're guided by Kyle the co-founder every step of the way. Take full advantage of everything offered to you here at WA. You won't find a better training platform and mentoring community :)

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out and ask.



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Dmorrow Premium
Very insightful and, yes, I see these questions over and over every day. The other one I see a lot is "I created my site and did some pages, but why don't I have any traffic yet? Thanks for addressing!

Blessings,
Debby
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you for the comment! I'm glad you enjoyed this. :)
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Dmorrow Premium
It takes me back to 2 years ago when I joined. I know sometimes those questions are asked because people have been scammed before and they are unsure but, still, they can be irritating to see over and over and over!
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ericcantu Premium
I think it's a natural question and the main reason I wanted to create this training was to ease some of those asking it so they realize they don't have to put themselves on such a harsh timeline. The training they get here will deliver in time. They just need to be driven and have patience.
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dwcookie Premium
Well you already know my issue, PATIENCE. I've not been patient with traditional business either. I've got timelines for a lot of things. Sometimes, timelines make me work harder to achieve my goal. Most times my timelines are unrealistic to others but I work my ass off to achieve what I want. Sometimes I met it, other times I don't so I set another timeline.

I work for a spa and started my own business after graduating from Massage school in 2012. I got no clients really my first year, second year I ran Living Social specials just to get my name out there. I called this sweat equity because I made nothing per client. LS made the most of it. Maintained some of them but life got in the way, divorces, lost jobs and moving. So again I was at scratch one. My point, I never gave up, still have my office, still work full time at the spa. Was named Best MT in 2015 in my area. I've got referred clients coming in. My problem is that I work way too much now. But I never gave up.

I hate failure, it pisses me off to the umpteenth level. No matter how frustrated I get or how much crap I talk I will press on. I've given up in the pass because I didn't want to do the work. I know what it takes just didn't want to do it. Now I don't have a choice. I can't continue at the pace I'm at.

Took a break for a few days from here. Got my piss and vinegar back, lets get it done. Working on bringing that traffic I need.

Welcome back.
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ericcantu Premium
You're very determined, that's easy to see. And just like with your massage business, you mentioned not getting any real clients your first year, and the second year not really making a profit from your clients. You worked through those times because you understood it's a process. In traditional business this is more understood. Can you imagine being able to start a traditional business from scratch for less than $50/month. That's unheard of. Yet so many come to online business and complain about that figure, and then they want to make thousands their first month.

It's to those that this training is pointed at to help them focus on just how good we got it at WA so it's a little easier to stay patient and driven.
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dwcookie Premium
$50 a month I could spend in a couple days from eating out or a week of DD's or Starbucks coffee and a sandwich the size of a golf-ball. At one point I couldn't afford that myself. Been there done that but WA is freaking awesome and so worth the $50 a month. For the community alone. Other places ask for a lot more money and don't give you half of what WA offers.

Stay patient and driven, even if you have to bitch about it. That's my way of dealing with my lack of patience. Venting is good for the soul.
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ericcantu Premium
amen to that!
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pablocortina Premium
Good didactic
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ericcantu Premium
I'm glad you liked it. Thanks Pablo!
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Swangirl Premium
Yes, yes, yes. I just had some of these inquiries..."Can I make money in the first month?" etc etc.
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ericcantu Premium
I think it's the most common question new members ask. I see it all the time in the live chat. Before they even take a look at the training they'll ask "so how much are you guys making?" and you understand where they're coming from but you also know they don't understand all the dynamics of online business yet.

Hopefully this training can be shared with those who ask those questions so they get a little better understanding of just how awesome this platform is.
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Swangirl Premium
It was a new person who saw some of my posts lately who commented. You can always tell the new ones!

Yes, I will post the link to your training in my answer!
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abdul11 Premium
I asked myself many times this question no answer yet have to wait and see good luck
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ericcantu Premium
It's always a matter of sticking to the great training and having patience and a persistent drive. Thanks for the comment!
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