OK, awesome. You now have your target audience, in other words, the direction for your brand chosen. That is great and don't worry about this not being "perfect" at this point, as you move forward the pieces of the puzzle are going to come together.

Starting with a big PIECE today, your website. We are going to be taking our brand/audience idea and building out a website.

Building a Website Ain't Scary, It's FUN!

Building a website sounds like a "scary" process, but fortunately you have access to the most advanced, yet simplistic website platform in the world here at Wealthy Affiliate.

We pride ourselves as a technology company here at Wealthy Affiliate and we are the industry leaders in the website development space.

I am not going to toot our horn any longer, I would rather you experience the website builder and platform for itself. The first step today is going to be building your website, which will literally take you less than 30 seconds.

Click the SiteBuilder link within the menu, and you are going to be ready to build your website (and complete the next task).

Below I have included a video walking you through the SiteRubix platform here at WA and showing you how quickly and efficiently you can build a website here at Wealthy Affiliate.


DISCUSS VIDEO: Building Your Website in 30 Seconds, Literally

Task 1: Building Your Website

Your website is your foundation of your business. It is where all of your traffic is ultimately going to come to, where you are going to build brand and trust within the industry, and where you can promote products/services and generate revenue!

The SiteBuilder platform here at WA is the most simplistic, yet advanced in the industry. It is going to less than 30 seconds to get a full operational, profit ready Wordpress website up and running online.

There are 4 steps in the website build process, that I am going to walk you through here. To access the SiteBuilder and EVERYTHING related to your website, you will simply click the light blue "SiteRubix" button in the main menu.

Step 1: Choose the Kind of Website

There are really TWO options here, on a FREE website or on your OWN domain. Ideally, you will have your own domain, but that can come with time.

You can "register" your very own domains right within Wealthy Affiliate using our state of the art SiteDomains platform, which will allow you to instantly set-up your own domain for your own use.

If you are just starting out as a Starter member, you will be building a website on the .siterubix.com domain, which is a completely free website. You can build and host up to 2 FREE websites as a Starter.

As a Premium member, you can build and host up to 25 free websites and the ability to create 25 sites on your own domains (total 50 websites). That is more than adequate to drive many multi-million dollar businesses over time.

For the sake of this training, we are going to be choosing "On a free domain".

Do know that within the Premium membership, you can easily MOVE a free .siterubix.com button to a registered domain (one you may own) using the "Premium Only" MOVE feature. So by all means start off with a free website.

Step 2: Choose a Domain

Remember last lesson when I chose my "brand". In this step, I am going to be placing my brand name into the "domain name" field. This is because this will be my website URL and my brand moving forward.

As you can see below, I have added my brand "real deal affiliate" into the domain field.

When you type in your domain, it will let you know if it is available or not. In my case it was, but if your first choice is not available simply do another search until you find a domain name that works for you.

You cannot put spaces in your domain name, hence why my domain is "realdealaffiliate".

Step 3: Choose a Website Name

The name of your website should match your domain, but it just needs to be grammatically correct (with proper spacing). You can see below my example of this:

Domain: realdealaffiliate.siterubix.com
Title: Real Deal Affiliate

It is as simple as that. Don't overthink this step, your title will be the same as your domain.

Step 4: Choose a Design

The last step is choosing a "look" for your theme. As a Starter member you will have access to 12, hand picked quality designs.

As a Premium member, you will have access to over 2,464 designs (as shown below) on your website. These are referred to as "Themes".

Choose a design that you like.

Click on the design you like, and then you will be able to build your site.

SiteRubix, a Next Level Website and Hosting Platform.

You are going to notice that there are many other website features allocated within the SiteRubix menu. I don't want to eat up too much of your time here, but it is important that you understand the incredible benefits of the SiteRubix platform.

The powerful hosting you have access to here is unparalleled in the Managed Wordpress hosting industry. We truly specialize here in providing a secure, robust and FAST platform for you to run your website.

We know that your website IS your business, and it is important that you have the most advanced technology to keep your business operating at 100% at all times of the day.

The following are just some of the powerful features included within the SiteRubix platform here at WA.

  • SiteManager (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteContent (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteBuilder (Starter & Premium)
  • SiteDomains (Starter & Premium)

To make your sites secure and fast, we have some SiteRubix EXCLUSIVE technologies to make sure your websites are operating at lightening speeds, but also in a very secure way that protects you from hackers, spammers, and all forms of erroneous attacks.

There you have it, the low down of the SiteRubix platform and you have your website officially up and running online. Exciting stuff!

As we move forward within the training we are going to be building out your website content, and working to get indexed and ranked in Google (and do so for free).

Tasks 1/3 completed
2. Choose a Domain (either free or buy your own)
3. Build Your Website Using the SiteRubix SiteBuilder

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I’m a Fighter, Believer, Explorer. Regardless of complications standing in my way, I pray God for courage, strength and to shower me with knowledge and ways to overcome any situation. Yes it’s never easy, if u put your heart into achieving it, you will succeed. When you do, don’t forget to give praise to him. We can do it!
Kyle Premium
You are capable of anything you set your mind to and we are definitely going to be helping you out every step of the way as you move through the training. :)
Bhu05 Premium
Thanks Kyle I always need your help .your my god massager really appreciate for your help
Its impressive!!!however in India it is hard to believe that there is such a platform who can make your dreams come true.i have heard about many companies are doing scam ,trust me it's really very first time I felt positive and I am willing to do something creative this time .thanks to WA for giving me this opportunity to do something .
JonlinePH Premium
Hard work always pays off. Let's just focus on educating ourselves and learning the proven strategies that are being taught. Dreams come true, but we've got to do it the right way, with focus and perseverance. I suggest you use that positiveness to inspire others, it will be more fulfilling.
bhaski Premium
I would like to keep my niche to be 'Home Business' I am from India. There are some states in India where industry will not thrive. So they have to leave their family and stay in some unknown places waiting for a holiday to meet their family. If they can earn for sure while staying at home they will love it. I think same issue will be with other countries also.If some programme can help to sustain their life they will be happy as they can be with family.I want to target them. I am into dropshipping currently. I learnt about setting a shopify store, searching for winning products,running fb ads etc. I am not a master of it. But I understand the concepts quite very well. Can I somehow link this to my idea while promoting wealthy affiliate. Kindly provide advice. The other things I am interested is as a clinician I have good knowledge about medical topics.But I would like to promote wealthy affiliate.How to go about it?
I wish you all the best my dear to fulfill your dream .and if possible kindly support me as well .
Hello. I am from Georgia. And here is a lot of people from India too. And I am not sure they are unhappy with living far away.. Have businesses and studying.
But also you can reach out them
littlemama Premium
Hi Arun,

It'll be hard to convert anyone if you connected your e-commerce shops to promoting WA because they are not in the same niche.

Here, you will learn through the Affiliate Bootcamp course how to build a website that drives its own free highly targeted traffic from search engines to promote WA.

It's the same course I took and I make a full time income promoting them.

I suggest you take promoting WA as a separate business because it's highly competitive and will take a lot of your efforts to make this work.

If you chose a niche closer to what your ecom stores are about, then you may be able to build a website that drives its own traffic to your own shops!

So I think that is much better path for you, and if you agree, then you need to take the first course, Online Entrepreneur Certification course.

I hope this helps you,
bhaski Premium
Thanks a lot dear Grace. It is a good idea. But my store is a general store not a niche store.Apart from that I have a blog on sharemarket and cryptocurrency.As a medical person I am passionate about health related topics too. I know I can make a new site here about it in WA.So kindly advise what route should I take now. One again thanks a lot to take the pain and effort for replying my messages.
bhaski Premium
Thank you. Hope to connect with them sometime.
littlemama Premium
My best advice to you Arun is to pick ONE thing and make a success out of it before you do other things. You sound like you have several things going on but are any of it making the money you want from it? If not, then that's because you're not concentrating on one thing.

You seem to have a lot of interests but starting a bunch of things aren't going to make you money any faster.

An online business has a better chance of being a success if you have all your efforts into making it success first.

The training here will teach you that you should be niching down and not have a general topic as your online business.

Start with the training on the left menu under "Training" and choose the course that fits your niche. If you're promoting WA, then use Affiliate Bootcamp, if you're doing anything else, use OEC course.

Just pick one, not both. You should just pick one business to start and work on it til it makes you the kind of money you want to see from it then start another one after that.

I can't choose for you unfortunately, this is one you must decide yourself. Choose the one you want most to work on, the most you LIKE.

bhaski Premium
Hi Grace I would like to take affiliate boot camp. But I have one question. Why we are asked to select a niche to target in affiliate boot camp? Here we are promoting only WA right?
ccole1981 Premium
Hi I have a question,has anyone completed the Online certification (first 10 lessons) and then moved to the Aff bootcamp training? Is it advisable to do both at the same time. I want to do the Aff bootcamp as well but don't want to wait until I'm finished with the first website. Comments are welcome.
Robert-A Premium
Its always best to complete one course before starting another.
However if you feel confident enough, then go ahead.
You get stuck, you ask questions and keep asking until mall is clear.
Anushia-9 Premium
Hi Celeste!

As Robert says, it probably is best to complete one before moving onto the other. However, in my case I had just finished Level 1 of OEC when I was accepted into the Super Affiliate Challenge.

This prompted me to turn my attention to Affiliate Bootcamp and that is now getting most of my attention. However, there is a great deal of common ground and I think 4 of the level 1 videos are common to both branches of training.

I would actually recommend that you finish Level 1 of each training before fully committing yourself to one branch or the other.

I hope this is of some help to you.

Best Wishes,

Steve H
loupopp Premium
I think it's early for me to get fixated on a niche, I was thinking about a website just for WA, but I don't know if that's allowed and if it is can I add other affiliates like ClickBank, Amazon and so on.. I'm going to watch and study the next few lessons and then try to make a decision...
adreyna Premium
That is the best way. As you go through the training each of those questions will be answered. If you still have questions be sure to ask. Wish you all the best.