Where is the first place we come to do our research?

Online.

The Internet is the gateway to information and being an affiliate marketer, of course this is where you are going to be delivering your reviews to a captive audience. If you understand how to effectively create a review, you can drive a lot of traffic to your business, and effectively convert a lot of "prospective" buyers into actual buyers.

There are some KEY elements to any trustworthy, authoritative websites online. One of these key elements is reviewing products and services within their respective industry.

That is what this lesson is going to teach you all about, how to create through and very insightful reviews on your website. Reviews will naturally become a core component of your website moving forward and you will likely be making many product/service recommendations over time, and occasionally, helping people avoid products or services that may not help them out.

Your first focus is going to be the integration of Wealthy Affiliate into your site, but there are many affiliate programs out there that you will be able to leverage through time to create multiple streams of income. Reviewing and promoting many different products is going to happen with time.

Before I get into things, I would love for you to watch the following video on how to create and architect a proper review (I use Wealthy Affiliate in my example).


DISCUSS VIDEO: Creating Thoughtful, Insightful Reviews

The 4 "CIAO" Principles to a Great Review

When people go to purchase anything online or offline, typically they will review it. Unless it is a complete impulse buy (which does happen to the best of us), we will spend our time researching a product before we purchase it. We want to be informed and feel as though we are making the best purchasing decision possible.

There are four core principles that I follow when creating my reviews, I call these the "CIAO Principles".

1. Captivating.

All of your reviews, and content for that matter, need to capture the interest of your audience. If you can't capture the interest, people will get through the first paragraph of your content and leave. The hard work is getting someone to your site and if you are captivating with your content, they will stay to read what you have to say.

To be "captivating" you should write as though you are writing to a friend, explaining a product or service to them. Explaining the benefits of it, how their life will be better having it than not having it.

This captivation also starts with a STRONG title and headings within your content that keep the reader engaged. Tell people what you are going to talk about before you talk about it!

2. Informative.

Plain and simple, if you don't provide people with enough information to make a purchasing decision (either to buy or not to buy a product/service), then they are going to vacate your site and resume their research elsewhere. That equates to LOST traffic and revenue.This is the reason you want to offer a very informative review, something that is comprehensive enough that someone can make a decision after reading your review. One that builds enough trust and offers people enough help that they feel comfortable enough with your "words" that they decide.

A recommendation would be a minimum of 1,000 words for every review post you create on your site. Write until you feel you are offering a comprehensive experience for your visitor.

3. Accurate.

A review should be accurate to the best of your knowledge. Make sure that when you create your reviews, that you base it on factual information. Sure it is fine to have an opinion based on facts, but you don't want to be in a situation where you are making stuff up or creating a fabricated story.

The facts can be derived from many places and will accomplished through thorough product research. The internet is your information gateway and you can learn an incredible amount about a product or service through:

  • Researching it on the product website or sales channels
  • Your own product experience (if you have tried it)
  • Forums and online discussion platforms
  • Youtube, Vimeo, and other video platforms
  • Through other bloggers and industry authority websites
  • Communicating directly with others that have tried it

Lots of ways to put together and accurate and precise review, utilize all of the resources available to you.

4. Opinionated.

Your opinion matters, in particular when the very essence of your brand and authority as you build out your website content is going to surround your brand. You can feel confident in offering people your opinionated information within your reviews if you are basing your review on accurate and factual information.

If you feel a product is great because of XYZ, then state it. If you feel it is lacking because of XYZ, then state that. Your content is unique to you and the same way that you would email a friend explaining a product/service that they should try or not try, is the same way you should present your content within your reviews. Be opinionated, it will make your reviews much more interesting to read and will lead to much better results.

Task 1: Choosing a Winning Title for Your Review

Although your review is going to be a critical element of your website and you are going to be able to link to it from many places moving forward, with ALL of your content you create your goal is also going to be to rank in Google, Bing & Yahoo.

And this starts with the KEYWORD phrase that you choose. Reviews are no different and when someone goes to look for information on something online, there are a few key characteristics and behaviours that you should be aware of with their research.

  • They Want "Reviews" of the Information. (Review, Compare, Does it Work)
  • They Are Looking for Various Product Insights (price, success stories, affiliate program, how does it work, income proof, etc)
  • They Tend to Look for The Dirty Laundry. (Scams, Ripoff, Complaints, BBB rating)

Here is a list of potential keywords that you could use within the title of your post.

  • wealthy affiliate review
  • wealthy affiliate reviews
  • review of wealthy affiliate
  • wealthy affiliate review 2017
  • 2017 wealthy affiliate review
  • wealthy affiliate scam
  • does wealthy affiliate work
  • wealthy affiliate success stories
  • wealthy affiliate ripoff
  • wealthy affiliate complaints
  • wealthy affiliate hosting
  • wealthy affiliate comparison
  • wealthy affiliate price
  • wealthy affiliate income proof
  • wealthy affiliate affiliate program
  • how does wealthy affiliate work

Here is the title I have selected for my post.

Ideally, you want to choose a title that you are not going to be changing. Once you decide on the title, and in particular once your review post ranks in Google and other search engines, you don't want to be updating your title too often (as it can tank your rankings in Google).

So choose a title that (a) has your targeting keyword somewhere within it (b) that is captivating, and (c) is something that you are happy with.

Task 2: Create Your Wealthy Affiliate Review

Great! You have your post title set out, this is going to be the premise of your review, but ultimately your goal is going to be to provide people with a BRILLIANTLY captivating, informative, accurate and opinionated review (remember the 4 CIAO principles).

When you construct your review, there are several elements that will remain critical to your review and that I tend to focus on within all my reviews in terms of the structure and design.

1. Product/Service Overview

If you look at every successful review website out there and from my personal experience, it is very important not just to offer someone a thorough and informative review, but also to offer them a much lighter weight and easier to read "overview". This is in essence of an overall product breakdown based on the main elements of the product or service.

See the example within my WA review.

These should be consistent on your website for "similar" products. For example, if I were to review other products that were in the same industry as Wealthy Affiliate, I would likely want to use the very same criteria as this.

You can choose the criteria you will be review, it is your content but this should give you a few ideas as to some "ranking categories" that you can have within your reviews for Wealthy Affiliate and similar industry related products. Be unique and original.

2. Captivating Internal Headlines

Within your content, you are going to have internal headlines using H3 tags (the size of the font). These serve many practical uses. The first being that they break up your content and make it more readable. Nobody likes to read one big massive block of text, it is cumbersome and strains the readers eyes.

Secondly, it helps you foreshadow the next topic of discussion. In the case of the screenshot below, I am foreshadowing my section on Wealthy Affiliate Support by indicating that it is a community of caring experts. This is MUCH more interesting than having a boring title like "Wealthy Affiliate Support".

So make sure you make full use of headlines within your content, it will lead to many more people reading your content and ultimately more $$.

3. Call-to-Action Links

The last main focus here is going to be call to action links that take your website visitors to Wealthy Affiliate, through your affiliate link.

Remember, as your will want to get your affiliate link through the "Program Details" tab, at the top of the page (as shown below).

That is your link you will be using on your website in which will track your referrals and ultimately the revenue you generate from your site.

To add your link, simply highlight the text you want to link and then click the link button (chain link icon) within the top header. Then choose "Insert Link".

A modal will pop-up, and then within the "URL" field, you are going to add your affiliate link.

The key to a successful call-to-action link is to create one that is entices someone to click it and it is contextually relevant to the content surrounding it. Here is an example of a call-to-action link that I created within the "training" section on my review.

These are the three main focuses of the review, outside of course creating quality, thorough content, you want to put some emphasis on having a "shortened" overview, creating internal headlines, and call-to-action links.

Wealthy Affiliate Reviews. Uncut.

In terms of a site like Wealthy Affiliate, you have hands on experience with it. If you have a website in an industry that is related to the services offered here at Wealthy Affiliate, you could write a thorough, insightful, accurate, and opinonated review.

You have hands on experience, you have likely personally been connected with many members here at WA (myself and Carson include), and you have gotten a good grasp of the helpful, forward thinking and "members first" nature of WA.

We haven't changed our prices in 12 years, we have a team of 25 people working behind the scenes to move the technology, training and offering far beyond anything else offered within this space. That is our focus, and something we invest 60-70 hours per week working towards.

What was $359 and people loved as a “keyword list” site back in 2005, is now something that is obviously "light years" more sophisticated, elaborate and useful in 2017, something that is still $359 per year.

Comparable hosting alone, is $250 per month and as we progress through 2017, there won't be a Managed hosting company in the industry that can compete with the hosting that we offer here at WA.

Look around the platform when constructing your review and make it personal to you and your experience. A few things you could focus on.

  • Support (Live Chat, SiteSupport, Q & A)
  • Personal Mentoring
  • Community
  • Training Courses, Step by Step
  • Weekly Live Classes (and 100's of hours of replays)
  • Ambassadorship Program
  • Online Entrepreneur Certification
  • Affiliate Bootcamp
  • The Affiliate Program
  • Networking
  • Building Websites
  • Website Performance Tools (SiteRubix)
  • Website Engagement Platform (SiteComments)
  • The Hosting Platform
  • SiteContent Writing Platform
  • Keyword Research Tool
  • etc.

That is just to name a few of the platforms here at WA that you could integrate into your review. Of course you don't need to write a small novel and included everything, but remember, you want to be Informative and thorough. It will lead to much better conversions and a better experience for your visitors (and ultimately better rankings).

Task 3: Publish Your Review as a POST to Your Website

The last task is very straightforward. You are going to simply be publishing your content to your website.

Make sure you publish your content as a "Post". The reason for this is that you are going to want to allow for comments within your review, which is going to be a critical component of your review, building trust and conversions moving forward.


Tasks 0/4 completed
2. Choose a Winning Title for Your Review
3. Create Your Wealthy Affiliate Review
4. Publish Your WA Review to Your Website


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Yuehyufen Premium
I did same way as you told in video to make my initial framework but the structure is not the same as yours. Your HOME/Privacy Policy button is under your title but Mine is on the right side of my title. I do know both can be accept but I would like to the different between two. Can you help?
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, every theme will behave a little bit differently. Don't worry, you will be able to organize your menus with "custom menus".

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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JSharma4 Premium
You know, I had to do my steps as I watched the videos, If I had a Hangup all I had to do was rewind the lesson a watch where I had that hiccup. After that and utilizing the lessons as I learned them, it wasn't so hard. I prayed for God to help me to understand anything that has to do with the internet because I am a newbie at this. I thank the Lord and Kyle and everyone who has been helping me. You can tell they actually care if you succeed or not. For this, I am truly thankful. I wish the best to everyone desiring to continue their journey with Wealthy Affiliate.
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I here you this is something that I wanted to know years ago finally I took a leap of faith by up grading to Premium
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LadyLou Premium
I find it hard to choose a niche that I will be able to successfully promote WA from.
there are so many "online money making" websites all promoting WA. Just in site comments here on WA 8 out of 10 comment requests are from money orientated websites
How do you break into that kind of competition or indeed choose a different niche that would naturally promote WA
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LadyLou Premium
Hi,
Thank you.
I don’t have a problem finding a niche exactly,
My problem is equating a niche with promoting how to make money online. If I were reading a website about health for example I would not necessarily click on an ad to WA or any other ad for making money.
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Robert-A Premium
You might click on a WA Ad if it was enticing enough.
Curiosity could get the better of you lol.

Whatever your Niche you will be promoting products related to that Niche and a WA Ad is an afterthought.
You could also have a post dedicated to promoting WA whatever your Niche.
Robert
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Sbrand6970 Premium
Hi, I currently have a WordPress website superleadbrand, that I haven't really done anything with yet, basically because I don't really know what i'm doing. At the time i started setting it up I had the idea of creating a website for helping others, who like myself struggle to get leads, hence the name superleadbrand. I got as far as installing the astra theme plug-in to help build my site out.
My question here is, while trying to find information on building a WordPress website I have come across the WA community and now going through this training I just want to ask:
1. Do you guys think this is a good niche/path to take?
2. Would I be able to transfer my domain name to my WA website or should I leave it as it is and just get on with building it?
Thanks for any feedback, sorry this is a bit of an essay for some to read.
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Any07 Premium
I think that you need to use niche that you are good at. You can transfer domain to WA. It is easy.
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LifeRookie Premium
As a newbie in marketing, I think I should go with an idea and motivation on my site, why I came to this community.
My idea to create a blog , where I write articles about career change possibilities in ones 30’s or 40’s, also how important is to have at least basic skills of online marketing for each of us, so we could promote our hobbes or professional skills.
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They say , the skies the limit and that's where I'm headed !
I did quite well in my last career and had a comfortable lifestyle !
Now I'm headed in a different direction ,but if I get to where I want to be , " which is as a success " in this new venture , then a lot of other people will have joined me on this exciting journey and they will also hopefully be tasting success , I intend going out there and making other people aware , of what an amazing opportunity we all we have here at WA .
If I can reach my goals , then I'll be at that Las Vegas Conference 2020 !
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Kyle Premium
Awesome Stuart, the sky is the limit within the online world and the audience you have to build a business off of is literally 4 BILLION people. Something that we have never experienced in our lifetime, and one that only continues to grow.
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From the looks of things I will need some help.
I want to be promoting WA as an affiliate - focussing on middle income earners in any part of the world.
I also want to engage the army of unemployed graduates in many African countries with the aim of getting on to WA affiliate programme.
How do I build a website that will address these two groups or would I need to build one site for each niche.
Some suggestions please.
Segun
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JackieSmith Premium
Hi Segun,
If you are thinking of promoting WA to a range of audiences, you only need one website.
Let your posts on the website dictate the audience through your keywords.
Hope this helps.
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Thanking you, Jackie.

Segun
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JackieSmith Premium
You're welcome Segun.
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MSydney Premium
I'm a performer. I came to Wealthy Affiliate to help find new avenue to make money and follow my dreams. I want to follow that niche and help others like myself. I see my friends struggling to get by when I know that something like this would be the answer to their prayers. Do you think it would be too broad for me to find my niche in Performers or Artists?
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Sam-Oa Premium
wow... this is huge brother, go for it. i don't know what kind of artistry you practice, but i am into music so i totally understand the struggle. The thing is, a lot of artists out there are trapped in the old way or methods with guards to how they promote their art.

i often like to say "it takes an artist to identify the struggles of artists". Your train of thought is very right my brother. it is a very big niche. It's a niche i want to give back to down the road in my career online.

Yes it is a very broad niche. if i were you, i'll pretty much narrow it dawn to my specific genre of art then gradually spread to other related areas of interest once I've built authority. This is quite consistent with WA's style of training and it is one of the many things that makes this platform thick. A perfect training system that fits everything.

Once again, GO FOR IT! YOU WILL MAKE IT!

Sam
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It's a very good idea. Follow the training closely. I am sure that with your determination, you will achieve that purpose.
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Hello MSydney
You are obviously passionate about your Arts and very caring about your friends , so I feel sure that same passion , will shine through , if you use it as your niche . I feel certain it will work for you and help , in the building your dreams, in this your chosen path .
if you don't try it , you will always wonder if it might have worked !
So If it doesn't work out , at least you tried and gave it a good shot and who knows it just could be a real runaway success ..
I hope it goes well for you and wish every success , in your new venture ...

Stuart
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tokzkie824 Premium
I am living in a country where 80%+ of people are living below the poverty threshold because of various contributing factors, one of which is corruption by government officials, so to speak. Unemployment and underemployment in my country is in a magnitude level where many of my countrymen, in order to survive scattered around the globe as domestic helpers. Statistics would show that my country, Philippines is one of the top supplier of domestic helpers in the world. I'm my desire to help, what do you think is the best Brand Direction I should focus to?
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We have similar story. Because of that, one of my cardinal objectives is to help build great affiliate marketers in my country and use part of my earning here to help as much as I can.

You can do same.

You can follow me. We may be sharing ideas along the line.

Segun
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tokzkie824 Premium
Nice idea and I appreciate it so much. Thanks, and I am now following you
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Thank you. I am following you already.
Segun
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JToo Premium
Hi all :)

I would like to create a website dedicated to mental health. Still in 2019 it is not fully understood.

I am not a mental health professional however I would like to create an environment to let people know they are not alone and feel motivated to continue on.

The idea is not to provide diagnosis or to be a source of medical information. I would instead like to create a place where people suffering from mental health problems can go to, to see that they are not weird and maybe just maybe feel some positivity.

Any suggestions/constructive criticism would be gratefully received.
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Wonderful idea.
One suggestion is that you should have an open mind. Mental health is big and broad than people ordinarily take it to be.

Best of luck to you.
Segun
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JToo Premium
Hi Segun

Thank you for taking the time to reply...

Best of luck to you too :)

Joe
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trbutler Premium
I want to help people achieve their online goals. I know many people dream of success, but few experience or achieve the level of success they desire. I want to be a part of that equation. A part of something greater than my own goals and personal desires. What would be better then helping someone else realize their dreams?
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You are such a rare gem in this days of pursuit of selfish interest. Best of luck to you.
Segun
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A noble gesture my friend , there is so much self satisfaction to be had , when you mentor someone , then see them grow in confidence and ability and finally start to achieve their own ambitions and success . Some however will fail and fall short , so a big part of the equation is to not give up on them , but push them forward , till they also "Get it" .
A very rewarding path , good luck friend .....

Stuart
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MurphysMom Premium
Thoughts on this name:

retireeandwealthyaffiliate

My thought process is that as soon people start preparing for retirement or even think about retirement, the "I wonder if we can afford to go on that cruise" or "Can we afford to fly the grandchildren up to visit now"...thoughts ensue.

"Retiree and Wealthy Affiliate" An oxymoron that may draw the people I'm targeting...What do you think?

Thank you.

Lyn
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Kyle Premium
I wouldn't recommend using Wealthy Affiliate, the trademark, within your own domain. It isn't because we are particularly stringent on this, rather it is because it can present two immediate issues with your business moving forward.

(1) You cannot brand yourself because you have someone else's trademark in your domain name.

(2) It immediately makes you look biased, so if you are planning on promoting WA it can make this much more difficult.

When you choose a domain, you are going to want to choose something that is "brandable" versus something that has keywords within it. The reason this is the case is because as you build out your website, you can target as many keywords as you like within the content (that is how you will rank).

I have created a discussion here outlining the process and what to look for when choosing a domain name: This should help you out here and if you ever want to run any domains by me, simply let me know and I will give you some feedback.
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shermand2268 Premium
I like the idea of targeting retirees because WA is a great way for them to earn extra income!
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kkevin Premium
Well done! Till now everything went well all along the Process of Building my Online Business. And I expecting that to continue. But honestly I am scary about this issue of content ahead of me. Whatever, just one thing I will keep doing: remain confident and focused.
Thank you to WA Team and the whole Community.
The Journey goes on!
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Kyle Premium
Your content is fine, I can tell you that right now. If you can write comments like this, you can write engaging articles.

I really look forward to working with you and seeing your progress as you move through Bootcamp. ;)
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@Kyle vou seguir seus conselhos
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kkevin Premium
I'm very flattered. Thanks Kyle
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SZheng Premium
I have two targets. And I'm wondering which one is better.
The First target audience would be " earning money when studying ", which is for the college students.
The second one is " earn money online when traveling".
The reason why I choose this is that it's actually the job what I'm pursuing. Moreover, I'd like to turn it into a long term business. However, I'm not sure which one would be better.

Can someone give me some advice about that?? Thanks!!
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Kyle Premium
Sure, either or could be excellent. I wouldn't try to do both though, rather focus on one or the other. :)
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SZheng Premium
Kyle~ I did some keywords research for the two targets and found that the college one has keywords with more traffic and lower competition. Is it better to focus on that target audience?
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Nihaoteo Premium
my brand is targeting entrepreneurs to build a passive income.
Wonder how quickly can I launch this brand? Is there a standard blog to use it to launch WA? I know this requires some persuasive writing skill. But I have no skill in creative writing, wonder if there is standard model to follow?
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Kyle Premium
You can launch this brand right away, establishing your brand will take more time. If you give yourself a year with effort, you can be in really good shape and have established authority in any niche (including within the passive income niche).
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Nihaoteo Premium
Thank you Kyle, would like to use my first 2 website to launch WA . Can you show me the how to?
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ogal59 Premium
So, if you choose to promote a product, your niche is that product (or anything associated with it); if you choose WA affiliate program - then your niche is a certain group of people (taken by age or profession or specific customs or whatever stand them out from the general crowd). If that is so (?) - than how broad it should be?
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Dale123 Premium
As an example, "dogs" would be too broad of a niche as it would be hard to determine exactly what the visitors arriving at your site are wanting - whereas "dog dental care" would be ideal, because you now know exactly what they're specifically looking for. So just narrow it down enough until you can confidently know what your visitors want :)
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ogal59 Premium
Thanks. But if we are more specific - I am thinking of targeting the groups of people consisting of
- Retired Individuals
- High Salary Employees that Want More
- Passive Income Seekers
- People Who Vacation Lots (like the freedom) and alike who may benefit from WA training. How to put it properly? Is it too big of a group and should be narrowed? Or otherwise? Is there enough potential?
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Dale123 Premium
There’s most certainly enough potential there - you’re on the right track :)
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Robwarneck Premium
Wow a lot of information and hoping I do this right! I wanted to use the niche Affiliate marketing for Beginners, as I am just a beginner. I read Robert-A's comment about SEO for keywords and I am a bit lost there as to what he is talking about; is that for paid keyword search?
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Kyle Premium
Sure, that is definitely the direction that you can head. SEO is Search Engine Optimization, meaning that you get ranked in Google and other search engines (Yahoo and Bing) for free...but this is based on how you optimize your website and content.

This is going to be the primary focus in the early stages of the training.
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In the Policy, section (Access to Your Personal Information)
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Anushia-9 Premium
I would just put your first name there - I put Steve in mine. It's unlikely that it will ever be even read by any of your visitors.
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That is probably true :-)
thank you!
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I want to become financially independent, and in return help others do the same. In doing this, I will love seeing others pull out of ruts and be able to support themselves, their families and help others if they so desire. How do i brand this? I am supper new so please help :-)
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Kyle Premium
Who specifically do you want to help, as in the type of people that you want to help? Everyone wants MORE money so that is not really a niche.

Your target audience/niche can be anything. Choosing your niche, is in essence choosing an audience that you want to help. If you want to come up with some ideas for your bootcamp website, you should check out the following tutorial. There are many directions that you can head and many ways in which you will be able to efficiently promote Wealthy Affiliate to different audiences.

If you want to run any of your ideas by us after you have selected your niche, we would be happy to take a look as well.
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FloydAllen Premium
I am at the part of my review to show proof of income. My question is, What happens If I put a link on my post that goes to someone elses post about a milestone that they just achived and they click on that persons link to go to wealthy affiliate training?
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Kyle Premium
You don't have to sell WA based on "proof of income". We are a platform that offers all the vital services, tools, and platforms one needs to actually create a business online. Someone else's success isn't tied to your success.
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FloydAllen Premium
Thanks Kyle I think i ment to say examples of possible income. Buy the way I just posted the first part of my review. I still need to go back and clean some stuff up. Like my about me button on top does not work. Could someone check out my site and give me some feedback. I dont know if i did it right
https://parttimejob.siterubix.com/
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Kyle Premium
I really think you have done a fine job here.

I recommend that you use more visuals within your content. Most people are visual by nature and when you create content, you should have associated images that reflect what you are talking about.

This will lead to more engagement, a higher reader rate, and as a result, more conversions.
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FloydAllen Premium
Thanks Kyle. I just learned how to do a screenshot on my phone. I dont know how to put visuals on my site. Is there a video on how to insert visuals. Sorry ! I might need some help that is not be part of the WA training
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joyjoi Premium
Building the website was fun! The hardest task was choosing the theme. Since it is to be a wellness site, I wanted it to look serene and peaceful. Choosing a domain name worked out great and here it is: livingwithfibromyalgiadailyoilsblog.com I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in November of 2016 and since the pain from that condition and arthritis had pretty much forced me to call it quits as far as working in a regular office, I can now help people with this life draining disease by sharing what I've learned with tips in my blog.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, you can head in that direction and if you are I recommend that you go through the Certification training instead of the Bootcamp training.
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cubswin40 Premium
My target market is people that want to make money from anywhere. More specifically, people who want to travel full time. My wife and I have been traveling by RV for 2 1/2 years and it is amazing. We have recurring revenue from another business however we still need to be available to people from time to time. Affiliate marketing can provide a more passive income stream. BTW, as I write this, we are outside Big Bend National Park where we will be spending 30 days before moving further north for this summer.
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traceyj55 Premium
Hi
what a lovely way to spend life and easy when you can pick up and stop when you need to do work and catch up with clients online and the wealthy affiliate marketing can bring in a little more that's even better for you it's an easy way to keep the cash flow going but working at what you want as well.
Good Luck
Tracey
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cubswin40 Premium
Thanks Tracey. It really is a great way to live. I feel my core message will resonate with people that want to live a nomadic as well as those who do not. I say this because when we meet people all the time that ask were we are from. When I tell them we travel full time, the one thing I notice time and again is how they get this amazing look in their eyes just imagining what that must feel like to have that type of freedom. In fact, it just happened yesterday. We were in Big Bend National Park. We came upon a gentleman that was sitting bench enjoying the view. He casually asked where we were from. I replied for the next month, we're from right here because we travel full time. It was fun to see the wheels turning in his head imagining what that would be like.
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traceyj55 Premium
Hi
I love traveling i have done quite a bit as has my brother he still does a lot he lives in Africa and travels with is wife on their yacht for months at a time.
It really fascinates me i love the freedom of it and no ties just be your own boss.
I hope you go far and wide with your life.
Thankyou for sharing with me.
Tracey
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Sounds awesome!!! All the best to ya'll
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KathleenF1 Premium
Gosh, I went and got two domains when I set up for the SAC...because I didn't want anyone else getting my beautiful music domain name that I've wanted in like, forever. So now I have two websites...
Also working on both trainings. I guess that's not recommended, but I work on the OEC one day, the AB the next.
If I get overwhelmed, I will just work on AB, as promoting WA is what I want to do.
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Robert-A Premium
No harm in having as many Domain Names as you want Kathleen.
Just 'Park' them and work on one at a time.
This is always best until one is actually making you some money.
Enjoy your Wednesday.
Robert
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Ron69 Premium
Rome wasn't built in one day, patience will bring you great dividends as you steadily build your sites...."Go for it"

Success to you
Ron
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MONDOS Premium
My Affiliate Goals in terms of Referrals.
Today I kick started my Boot Camp training. Yesterday marked my six months here at Wealthy Affiliate. And I think I am ready to go here. I have total of 408 starter Referrals and 2 premium Referrals. With this training I am aiming to increase my total Referrals to 1000 in the next six months of my training and accomplishment here at WA.

The Las Vegas Conference in 2020!
Making to the Las Vegas Conference is anybody's game here at WA. I dedicated my first year member at WA to training and building and networking. If I don't make it in 2020 I will work extra hard to meke it to LVC in 2021.

I wish you all the very best in your Boot Camp training and success in your journey to the LAC coming 2020.

Cheers!

Paul.
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Ron69 Premium
Awesome Mondos....you're in the right place for the best training for success.

Success to you
Ron
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Kyle Premium
Awesome Paul, and we look forward to having you down at the Super Affiliate Conference next year. I know that you are more than capable of achieving any level of success you set your mind to.
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MONDOS Premium
Thanks Ron. I absolutely agree with you. Being new I have so much to learn and to take actions lol.
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MONDOS Premium
Thanks Kyle. I need to work extra hard to make it happen, Being new to online business, I guess I have a lot to learn and accomplish.here and I am enjoying that everyday.
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NurseAngela Premium
Exciting stuff! Happy 6 months!
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MONDOS Premium
Thanks Angela! Already getting excited about it lol.
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virgie60 Premium
I feel a little better about a Niche but I could still use more help in refining it.

I am a disabled baby boomer that always dreamed of being self-sufficient. Therefore, I would like my target audience to disabled individuals who can work from home. They can be young or older, retired, vets, students, etc...
See my problem?
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nathaniell Premium
I think targeting disabled people that can work from home is a great niche. It's a perfect opportunity to help people, and it sounds like you have personal experience, so can speak from the heart Maggie!
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pldyckhoff Premium
I agree with Nathaniell. You are in a unique position to help a lot of other people. Did you know that in America, government agencies give good incentives to employers to hire people with disabilities to work for them?

In my opinion, please use Jaaxy Search for all of the keywords and phrases to see what meets the right criteria...take a lot of notes to help you decide. You can also do your own research on Google to see what kind of sites come up after you use the keyword and phrases.

Before deciding on anything, wait at least one day before deciding. I made the costly mistake of not waiting and not going through all of the content and training videos.

The more I learned, the more ideas I had; Lesson learned!

Best of luck to you,
Respectfully,
Pamela
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jrenay Premium
I'm having a bit of trouble figuring out my niche. I want to promote W.A. and affiliate marketing in general, but I am also very interested in homeschooling and healthy alternatives to pharmaceuticals ( I use CBD oil and want to promote it, also). Does anyone have an idea about how I can incorporate all three?
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SaraStorey Premium
I'll private message you
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jrenay Premium
Cool. Thanks Sara.
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SaraStorey Premium
I couldn't message you so I put it under profile messages. It's quite long LOL..but I hope it helps
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WMarshall1 Premium
HELP! This is a navigation issue. I am working on Lesson 7 to write my Me Post. When I go to my website I have the dashboard on right and on the working area is "Dashboard" At a Glance; Quick Draft." I cannot get off this page. I have signed out, I have tried what I think is every option. How do I get back into the Dashboard with the training, Website, Research etc. I am getting quite frustrated here. What am I doing wrong???
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Robert-A Premium
Your Wordpress seem to be going haywire so get onto support right away and they will fix it for you.
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WMarshall1 Premium
Thank you for your help. I think we have it all worked out now.

Thank you!

Wanda
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Robert-A Premium
Happy to help when I can
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JRylander Premium
Hi guys!!!

After having had some confusion in my start-up I've now come up with a target audience I want to concentrate on as I move on. As I'm a complete newbie when it comes to Affiliate marketing I guess I'm a bit unsure.... so here it goes:

I, myself, have suffered from domestic abuse. Fog 25 years I was physically, psychologically and economically abused by my ex-wife. This led to me loosing my self-esteem, having my economy turn into chaos and loosing sight of a happy future. It's now been 9 months since I finally managed to escape from my horrible relationship. Due to my relationship I've had to stick to jobs that didn't pay that well. Do now as I've found Wealthy Affiliate with it's awesome opportunities I suddenly feel motivated to reclaim my self-esteem and above all, reclaim my financial freedom and get rid of my debts. I've chosen, as a target audience, men and women who have suffered from domestic abuse and who look for ways to reclaim their financial freedom and their self-esteem. I want to show them how they can work their way up with the awesome lay-up of Wealthy Affiliate!

I'm thinking of purchasing a domain with the name:

"reclaimyourfinancialfreedom.com"

What could be a good time for my website, guys? Any suggestions? Also, does the domain-name seem good and brandable considering my target audience?

Would be sooo grateful for some advice here...

Johan
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Piergiorgio Premium
Hi Johan,
I think it sounds good, in this way you would have many potential users not only those who have lived your same experience or continue to live it. If you want to help in a specific way this target of people you can do it through your content, telling your story and how you managed to achieve your goals being a member of WA and promoting Personal development programs as well.

Don't worry if you've just started, you've taken the first step of a long series that will lead you to the success you deserve.

I share to you also the article I wrote about the entrepreneur mindset. I wish you the best
Piergiorgio
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I think you should go for it. Hearing your life story was amazing. I am a newbie too. So this just push me to keep going foward. I have two childern looking up at me. You can do it.
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ColleenF1 Premium
Is anyone else using Yoast SEO? I am not sure if I am representing a company or a person? Would my website be the company? I came across this question while trying to configure after setting it up. Also when asked to connect to Google Console, my other website's address came up. Does anyone know what I did wrong? Do I need to go to Google Console and set up a brand new account or can you have more than one website on one account? Thank you...I am overwhelmed again.
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winnieyoong Premium
Hi guys, I need help selecting a niche. I'm a person with a tunnel vision, so sometimes i kinda get stuck and miss the big picture. Any help is highly appreciated. So far I've got 3 different target audience.

Audience #1 - Property investors who are bleeding every month from mortgages/housing loans. I am actually suffering from the heavy installment every month due to low rental, so I can relate. However, I'm not sure how to direct this group of people to actually sign up for affiliate marketing.

Audience #2 - Independent ladies who want to be able to afford luxury products (fashion, beauty routine, vacation etc) and lives a flexible lifestyle through their own means.

This is my dream XD... I want to learn and then teach people how to build a personal brand online, and teach more woman how to live life to the fullest.

Audience #3 - Teach small businesses how to get more businesses online, how to leverage their knowledge to bring in more leads online. There are lots of people in my side of the world that doesn't understand that just having a website is not enough. Most of them are lost or do not put enough priority to build engagement with their customers online.

The problem that i can foresee with this target audience is that they are too busy every day trying to keep their business afloat, it will be very challenging to convince them to focus on blogging to get more leads.

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Any feedback or suggestion is highly appreciated >.< I am not sure which audience is better for newbies like me to start. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Mia-Koda-01 Premium
Hi Winnie.
What if you focussed on Independent woman. Let them know they can line their own pockets through market affiliation, granting them more independence. You could then bring more into your site once you have a foothold. Like property investment. That sort of thing. :)

I wish you the best of luck.
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JoseA74 Premium
Hello Winnie, I am new here at WA myself so I'm not going to give you advice about what Niche to pick. but I will say that you seem like a very smart young woman and you sound like you already know what you want. I thought you were talking about your target audience for a second there already. my advice to you would be to learn this program or boot camp. just learn whatever you can learn about this business of yours that you want to build online. Remember knowledge is power.
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winnieyoong Premium
Thank you for the compliment!! Let's work hard together to achieve our goals 😊
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winnieyoong Premium
Thanks for your reply!! I like how you're combining 3 ideas in to one 😆 sounds like a personal branding website to me 🤔 haha.
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SteveNewland Premium
i am thinking of the disabled community in my country (u.k.) as my government has lost its way somewhat with us . as both myself and my wife have a disability/ illness that prevents us from even doing part time employed work, i feel i have insights into this community that able bodied people may have overlooked.
What are your thoughts is this a good direction for my WA website?
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nathaniell Premium
I think that's a great way to help a niche community. What would be your focus? Helping them make money online? Helping them navigate the UK social security system?

The audience is perfect. You just need a focus on what you want to help them do
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SteveNewland Premium
I am leaning more towards the helping them to earn extra money online as the benefits here have been cut and there are horror stories in our news almost daily of disabled people being made homeless and worse . having been through the experience over the last ten or so years i could write about my take on things whilst introducing how i make extra cash with WA and an e-mail series or weekly news letter
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AndreaPreece Premium
Hi Steve,
I think you audience is perfect, you know their struggles, can related and know exactly what will help... And, make an impact at the same time.
Great job,

~ Andrea
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MurphysMom Premium
Kyle, I’m understanding I’m going to need a new niche. I’d like to choose Neurofibromatosis, (NF1) a neurological condition that affects one in 3000 babies born. Known more commonly as The Children’s Tumor Foundation. Is this feasible?
I’m passionate about NF1 ... this is the most common childhood disorder there is and many in the medical field don’t know what it is.

Then there’s the world of toys...to fall back on...

Thanks,
Lyn
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AndreaPreece Premium
Hi Lyn,

With the challenge you'll be focusing on bringing people into the WA and getting paid a commission. But if your passion is NF1 it sounds as if there millions who would like to learn and benefit.

...back to the WA you would need a domain related to new site and to suit the theme of your site, articles etc

I know many people who are successful say pick one thing... it's not always that simple. If you have time you could do two sites and work on one in the background :)

Much success on your journey

~ Andrea
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BarbaraN Premium
I left comments and questions about the SAC about 4 days ago and it was never answered. At that time, we had just been tapped for this incredible opportunity- but left me with some housekeeping situations. Just by reading other people's questions and the answers , I am assuming we must start over again with a new niche. This is OK, but I like my current niche, and I feel it is just about at the point of a breakthrough. I really don't want to abandon it.
I don't want to abandon the SAC either. It's too great an opportunity. And I do need to see some income eventually.Sooner rather than later.
But I'm not coming up with a brand direction either. My first thought was Do's and Don't's in business or ethics in business- Took ethics in College,but that was eon's ago.
My next idea is online business like WA is great for stay at home folks, young mothers, handicapped and retired.
Would appreciate some answers, thoughts, ideas, direction.Thank you all.
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Leefoster75 Premium
Hi Barbara, you’re awesome 😁 you have such great experiences and have achieved a lot over the years ( I read your profile) It’s great to see a senior taking charge of their retirement. All the ideas you suggested are great 👍 I’m sure you’ll figure out which way to go, you’ll definitely get great benefits from WA. stay positive and determined and you’ll be set.
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LKick Premium
I have two blogs right now. One is about Soap and the other is about Feet. Both are geared toward better health. Should I have another blog and domain about starting an online business or work from home kind of thing where I will be promoting WA?

I'm a bit confused about this since I am in the Super Affiliate 2020.
I know I will be promoting WA, but not sure if thru my current blogs or a special one just for work at home?

Any thoughts. Please. Linda
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RonFrey Premium
You seem to have a website promoting health as you have two posts about feet and soap.
You need a separate website for promoting WA- don't mix the two up as it won't help with rankings
My suggestion, pick a line of business (niche) related to promoting WA and create a new website using site Rubix foundation and build from there, eventually, you can purchase your own dot com domain and transfer it over
Hope this helps, but shout if you're still confused
Ron
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LKick Premium
Thank you. I am so confused. I just finished the OEC and have not stepped very far into Bootcamp yet. I believe I am to create a website relating to Wealthy Affiliate promotion.
That must mean I need a new website. Oh my. Here I go.
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RonFrey Premium
Glad I could help, just shout if you get stuck
Ron
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Harryallen1 Premium
Hi it’s Harry will I have to set up a new domain or just a website
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RiaBatista Premium
Woow this training is so easy to follow, thank you, Kyle, for that. On the other hand, my direction is focused on stop working an 8-5 full-time job for a corporate and spend more time with my family. I plan to make this a reality while working on my online business helping other moms to discover that creating an online business is possible from home. what do you guys think?
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SWA19 Premium
I used to have a career that I was passionate about (Site Carpentry) but then i was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition "Trigeminal Neuralgia" which basically destroyed my career because of health and safety reasons. I want to find a direction that would help people like me, who are forced to quit their job and feel like there is no way of moving forward (Like i did but then I found WA).
Please help find a direction/niche that i could build on!
Thank you in advance for any assistance.
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Kyle Premium
Absolutely, there are millions of people out there in your exact situation with something that limits their capabilities of working certain jobs, but the Internet affords us all a path to create and grow a business in any niche.

Definitely an audience that you could target and help here Benjamin. :)
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blue83 Premium
I'm wanting to promote WA to get people away from working a job like I do I work 8-6 mon.-fri. and I am on call 24 hours a day it really sucks but do it because I have to. Hoping by the end of this year I cant make enough to quit working so hard.
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Kyle Premium
We are hoping we can help you end that this year as well Aaron, your hard work and dedication will lead to this...everything in between is offered here.

One thing that I would always suggest is that you don't give yourself a "cut off" date for your own success, it will happen at different rates for everyone and so will the breakthroughs.

Here to help you out every step of the way!
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RonFrey Premium
I,m using the "Hueman Theme" for the first time as I believe it to be fast, clean and easy to use
It is suggested that I install the Nimble Plugin as this supposedly goes hand in hand with the mentioned theme.

Has anyone any prior experience of the Nimble plugin or for that matter, with Hueman Theme?
Appreciate anybody's prior experience or thoughts on the above
Thanks in advance
Ron
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Kyle Premium
Often times they will recommend plugins that work with the theme, or that the theme owner has developed. You can test it out if you want, completely up to you.

You don't necessarily need any specific plugin though, these are just recommendations and it should be able to operate stand alone without this.
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JRylander Premium
Hi Kyle....
I've found my nische "caramel and chocolate" and am now seeking my direction...I've been reading the Targeting Audience Tutorial but am still a bit unsure about the direction-part....I want to help people, who have a passion for caramel and chocolate, to find healthy but equally delicious variations. Also to guide people that are vegan....Are these good directions?
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akolipenouko Premium
A very small niche can be a very valuable business indeed. Plug those keywords inro Google keyword planner and see what it tells you.

It sounds good to me, anyway. But as I said, investigate it a little bit more.
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TomFortune Premium
Hi,

I'm thinking of going in the direction of promoting WA to people that have an adventurous lifestyle. For example, people that do seasonal work in ski resorts/beach resorts etc, that don't want to be tied to an employer's hours. Just like me.

Or is this narrowing down my target market too much? What do you think?
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akolipenouko Premium
According to a part of the training material, everybody is interested in wealthy affiliate. You have to do some keyword research to find out if that niche is too narrow. But remember, sometimes a very small market is all you need to make money easily and comfortably.
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walarano Premium
Well. After looking at the list of targeted niches I have come up with the following. Retirees, Pensioners and What we call in Australia the Grey Nomads. Why did I choose these groups? Well, they all fall into the same category and I feel that helping these people to have a better life is my goal. Not easy having to live on the pension whichever country you live in.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, any one of these could be the direction that you head with your business as the "audience" that you want to help. ;)
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mbouteiller Premium
Hi, this is for my new website...

I'm wondering if this is a good keyword for my review of Wealthy Affiliate...

'Does Wealthy Affiliate Really Work? Is it a scam or legit?'

In my first paragraph, I'll mention my keyword "Does Wealthy Affiliate Really Work?' I'll also mention "Is it a scam or legit" in addition to the word"review"...

What do you think??

Thank you!

Monica
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SaraStorey Premium
I would go to Jaaxy on your dashboard, but in your keywords you want to use and see if they suggest anything with less competition. Play with Jaaxy for awhile and get yourself familiar with it.
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SuzChar Premium
Mentioning the title of your blog post in the first few paragraphs is good.
Go to Jaaxy and research keywords.
You have a good start.
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mbouteiller Premium
ok, thanks Sara.

Monica
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mbouteiller Premium
Thank you Suzanne!

Monica
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AllanCox Premium
Thank you so informative. Jaaxy is such a Key tool. excuse the pun...lol. I have my method down. I will slowly go over the lesson taking notes, watching videos or reading the material. And then watch it the next day. It usually sinks in better for me this way especially late in the nights. I can do all in bitesize chunks this way and slowly get more involved in WA as I go along. I am in the Super Affiliate program, so will have to knuckle down and get on with it. Thanks, allan :-)
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Linda103 Premium
I do On, Off working. Take in the lesson follow instructions, go over it again then take time out to assimilate what I have learnt. It`s a good way for me to retain information. I wish you much success.
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KathleenF1 Premium
The second domain I purchased, when I log into that site, the template comes up with my name, but I cannot access Site Content to write an about me page, it just keeps going to the front page of the site, showing me the template.
I bet you can hear me yelling in total frustration !!
:0
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Kyle Premium
So have you published the content? Are you not able to access SiteContent altogether? You should be able to access it here.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/content
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KathleenF1 Premium
Omg, everything smoothed out today, and it all started working !!

Yes I can access site content now, and have done my phase 1 homework on my main site, and set up my privacy policy and about me page for my new site.
Ready to move to step 2, I'm thinking.
:)
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Nubian992 Premium
The direction I am going to be choosing for my business is mothers who want it all, family, lifestyle and a successful business. They are aspiring entrepreneurs.

My domain name is my http://name.com.

Ultimately, i want to inspire, motivate, encourage and help women to be be bold and live out their life passions. Their passion in Action. How can I make this work?

Hmm , perhaps I can use this as their pain point (not enough money to do the things that they love)

What are your thoughts and can I still use my name as my domain name (authority figure?)
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cheffinchic Premium
Love the idea of your website!:)
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Kyle Premium
I agree, I love the idea. :)
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Barley1 Premium
Hey, I have bought two domains and I am targeting military veterans and disabled veterans earn income through affiliate marketing. I would appreciate it if you could tell me which domain
you think would be best for the name of my website.

An Affiliate's Dream - anaffiliatesdream.com

The Affiliate Money Machine - theaffiliatemoneymachine.com

Thanks,
Danny
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Emmo1968 Premium
I like 'An Affiliates Dream' - might be a dream but here's how to make it a reality.
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A cada tarefa uma nova e grande descoberta sinto-me como uma criança quando começa a dar os primeiros passos.

Assim estou eu dando meus primeiro nesse empreendimento que pra mim tudo e tão novo mais ao mesmo tempo simples de se executar.
Se seguirmos as tarefas que nos são passadas; aqui em WA tudo se torna delicia de se fazer.
Estou muito entusiasmada de poder ver tamanho progresso nesse negocio. que só tenho a agradecer a WA que através dessa plataforma nós ensina a sermos grandes naquilo que queremos.

uma comunidade que é atenciosa e sempre pronta a ajudar aqueles que se encontram em algum momento de bloqueio eu mesmo só tenho a agradecer a todos.e sempre estarei também aqui pronto e disposto a ajudar a quem por um momento se encontrar só e travado.
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seconds2work Premium
A tarefa é fácil de seguir e, se feito direito, você vai criar um negócio que você vai se orgulhar.

Estou feliz que você escolher WA para ser o seu primeiro empreendimento, porque, a Comunidade e treinamento vai fazer com que seja divertido para você aprender.

Estamos felizes em tê-lo aqui no afiliado rico e se você já tem uma pergunta ou precisa de ajuda com uma lição, basta chegar a alguns como eu. Eu farei o meu melhor para ajudá-lo. Ou localizarei alguém que possa dar respostas.

Meu nome é LéNad, para me encontrar aqui dentro de pesquisa de afiliados ricos para o meu nome de tela que é seconds2work.
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BillFletcher Premium
Reviewing the lesson, I see that Yoast SEO has the "settings" and not All In One SEO, I followed the lesson and made changes in Yoast SEO. And saved changes, however when I went back to review the SEO Title and Meta Description, the blocks were blank.
Is making the changes in Yoast SEO Okay? Since there are no settings in All In One SEO.

Thanks
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tdbennett Premium
yes i learned that the had way. each new set you add you must than hit save right underneath it where were is a green her mark or it will not save it all individually
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Carloeze Premium
I think that the blank blocks were a normal reaction to the changes. The two are just different. If you know how to do it, you could refill it in yoast. However, what I really want to say concerns the all in one Seo. You cannot find the settings initially, but after you have posted, you can find the settings through the word press edit. Just post it and then go to your published post and click edit. You would find the settings blocks to fill in. I hope that I made some sense.
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BillFletcher Premium
Great information. Will try, and thanks
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FloydAllen Premium
O.K. I think Ive completed this section. I just cleaned up my side bar and added another widget for the About Me page. But the About Me button on the top still says [this site cant be found] The new widget I added to the side bar for About Me is working. I have had questions in the past only to find out that the next training section answeres the question. Hopefully that is the case here
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Kyle Premium
What is the website URL, let us know and we can have a look. Your homepage may show "not found" if you haven't add any posts yet, but as soon as you add a "post" it will show up there as your homepage is typically your most recent posts by default.

Not to worry.
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jghwebbrand Premium
@Kyle Thanks for the Super Affiliate opportunity.
I chose a domain name before receiving the invite along with a home, about and policy page. I went to Google this am and checked the description under my website name. Google has not used the meta description I assigned through SEO, but has taken the second long statement from my home page first paragraph.

Google has given the description 203 characters which is more than the usual 160. Since Google has given 203 characters should I change the SEO home description to what Google assigned with the longer length?
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Kyle Premium
Is this saved within your settings? If so, and you just updated this, it can take them to "reindex" your website before you actually see this live. So not to be concerned about this here.
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SuzChar Premium
I'm thinking about targeting Nomads - those that live in RVs. I do know a bit about this because I considered it a great way to retire and see a few continents (just don't think I can downsize that much). Though, I have no firsthand experience at RVing at this point in time.
I suppose I could be honest and say it is a dream of mine to be a part time "nomad."
Any thoughts on this?
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BenjisDad Premium
definitely, that is a huge niche!
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Kyle Premium
I agree with Chris, I like it!
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SuzChar Premium
I've actually widened my audience out a bit. Nomads in general. This would be a good way to help fund this lifestyle. I just bought a domain name: nomadaround.com
Ran it by my daughter before I bought it and she liked it and said it was "catchy" too. I think it is easy to remember also.
I have lots of creative thoughts going around in my head right now.
And I would love to one day become a part-time rv'er and travel. So researching for this website will be a joy.
I'm gonna get those 300 referrals and be able to do this.
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seconds2work Premium
I can use some help breaking down my niche, I'm trying to be more specific.

I like to write things out as I work out my problems. So, don't mind my mess, it may help you help me.

So far I have the following

website: seconds 2 work.

Target: I want to show Christians how to start an affiliate marketing business they can work from home.

The term Christian to me is too broad.

I thought about Baptist Christian, but then I leave out other Christians

So, I have
unemployed
underemployed
Self-Employment
Career Change
restaurant/fast food workers
Retail workers
Living in low-income housing
debt burden
With Student debt - I have the least experience with this group

As you can see, this niche is a lot of opportunities

Please add your thought to this comment.

Thank you and God bless
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Kyle Premium
Any one of these can definitely be a direction that you head, I wouldn't limit your audience though like you said. I would target one of the audiences you mentioned, without corning in the "baptist" aspect of the niche.

I think that will really limit your audience, and the two are seemingly unrelated.
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CathAnon Premium
I hate shopping, even for necessities. So I don't see myself being able to do well on selling programs like Amazon.

But I believe the life lessons and skills we learn in WA are translatable to other means of creating online income.

So I'm excited about starting a website that focusses purely on generating traffic and highlighting what I'm getting out of WA, in the hopes of getting like-minded people out there to join me in WA.

Adsense pennies + WA referral revenue = recurring income.

That is my 'keep it simple' business plan for now until I become more experienced in affiliate marketing.

Is this too basic a plan? I'm simple-minded ... I need simple steps to achieve leaps and bounds.
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andydao Premium
I like it. Thats a good idea.
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Sam-Oa Premium
GO FOR IT SIR
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ashdew Premium
I too prefer the Keep It Simple approach. That's how my mind wants to work.
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leswaller Premium
There is nothing wrong with the keep it simple approach to begin with and then add on complexity later.
The only thing I would caution is putting all of your eggs in one basket. So, at some point you really should look into another source of income besides adsense as it is one of the lowest paying alternatives out there and if for some reason Google decides they don't like your content they can deny you from using adsense.
Good luck!
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CathAnon Premium
Ahh great advice ... thank you for the caution.
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leswaller Premium
Happy to share what I've learned! :-)
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Michael252 Premium
Hello. I have several different audiences I would like to Target such as,

Baby Boomers About to Retire
Disabled Individuals (who can work from their computer)
Retired Veterans / Disabled Veterans
Retired Individuals

They all seem to be closely related so I was wondering if it's a good idea to group several of these audiences together and Target all of them?
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rasyied Premium
"Retired Individuals" will be good, it has included "disabled individuals" scope.
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bleumoon Premium
I am having trouble with the way my post looks after I publish it. It won't allow the space between paragraph so no white in the page it says something about it being in the block. Can someone talk me through how to fix it? It may just be my theme but I'm not familiar with it and never used block formatting before.
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JackieSmith Premium
Hi Lynda,
Are you using the new version of Wordpress? Gutenberg?

If so, it uses blocks so there might be a setting somewhere within the block? I'm still using the previous version so I cannot replicate this.
Have you tried looking on the Wordpress forum? I found this article:

https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/8903
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bleumoon Premium
Thanks, Jackie I think I probably am. I have a different theme for this website. I choose to get a new domain and website for the training and boot camp.

Just have to learn how this works is all. I think I just panicked because I expected it to be like the old one. I will check out the post and figure it out again.LOL
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rubyandally Premium
People who have always wanted to work for themselves but don't know where to start - is that a niche?
Middle aged, underpaid, fed up - is this a niche?
Desperate to retire but still paying the mortgage - I'm not sure if these are niches or simply my biography...
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Kyle Premium
Yes, absolutely. There are certainly plenty of those and we can definitely help them within WA choose any direction for a business, and properly build one online.

I like it!
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BarbraJones Premium
The thing that initially set off my desire to have my own business and work from home was my desire to stay home with my children. So I was thinking my target audience could be Mom's like me who want the same thing. But is that particular niche already over saturated?
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Kyle Premium
Sure, absolutely a good direction.
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tmaltz Premium
I've found that you can break into any niche as long as you understand keyword research and how to rank content organically (which is one major thing WA specializes in). So if it's your passion, go for it!
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JSeale Premium
I am thinking about helping the minimum wage earners. I am in that bracket. I know the struggles that they go through. It is frustrating not to have money to pay for something you want or desire or have to pay at a certain time or you have Bill collectors on you to pay, right now! If anyone has suggestions, I would love to hear about them.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, go for it. Lots of people in the minimum wage bracket that is looking for more out of their employment and life. ;)
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JSeale Premium
Thank you Kyle! I will center my attention on this and go forward to make my website!
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QBall Premium
I’d like to help any stay at home parents, Dads or Moms earn extra money to face the challenges of today’s economics. They may or may not already be involved with some kind of home based business. (Health & Wellness) (Financial/Credit Repair) I would like to help those who value the idea that they will need to invest in some training and aren’t looking for a get rich quick scheme. They also, won’t mind using their monetary resources to gain this valuable training in themselves. Where do I find these folks?
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I like you way is good and best
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smartm2018 Premium
Great lesson. I need help here.

What about a niche in retired employees going back to work?

Some could be early retired thinking going back to work.

Can this be narrowed down or its one niche? How do I go finding the right keyword?

Thank you in advance for your help!

Smart
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rafikkarim Premium
Hi go to Jaaxy and type 'online business-over 40 years' for example and also revisit lesson on 'key word'

good luck
rafik
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smartm2018 Premium
Hello! Rafik,

Thank you for your help! I will do just that now.

Smart
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Hi please go to live chat there best people to help you
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GregKononenk Premium
I've been onboard 2 weeks. My goal is to refer 300 Premium Members this year. So far my Free->Premium upgrade ratio is 5% (I think it will increase long term, some people upgrade after many weeks or months). So my Free member goal for this year is 300 / 5% = 6,000 members.

Since the sign up page converts around 20%, that means I need to send 30,000 clicks to the sign up page.

Easy-peasy :) Let's go!
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JSeale Premium
Good luck!!!
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GregKononenk Premium
Thanks Jo :)
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Kyle Premium
Love your goals. You are more than capable of anything you set your mind to Greg, whether it is 100 sales per year, 300, or far beyond that.

We have the Rolls Royce challenge that is 3,000 sales in a year and we have several folks that are gunning for that this year. Some are looking to be really close, so the sky is the limit and once you achieve your goals, you will be setting brand new and more ambitious goals.

We would love to have you down in Vegas next year!
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JSeale Premium
Welcome back Kyle. I'm looking forward to getting in touch with you and let you know some of my ideas. I hope you don't wind I stuck this message in here. I was excited to see you are back!
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I like your way see thing is very good best of luck
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rafikkarim Premium
Hi Guys
I need some help. How do I delete my existing screen picture on my web and replace it with a new one? Can you remember which lesson number in the training it is? I've been trying to look for it but just can't find it . Maybe I am too tired. It is 02:30 in the morning here
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Kyle Premium
You can log into the back office of your website, go to the page/post where the image is, and delete it right within the editor.

You will be able to find your websites within the Websites menu under "SiteManager".

Here is the direct link:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites

This is where you will be logging into your websites.

Hope this helps you out! :)
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Familyman82 Premium
Did Kyle answer that for you or were you talking about something else
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Please to live chat you get help there
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JSeale Premium
Because I am a minimum wage or below minimum wage earner, maybe this is where I should begin. I know what these people are going through. They want to get ahead somehow but, the little bit of money they earn is keeping them from going ahead. Unfortunately, we, the minimum wage earners, see something advertised that is so called "free" and some of these advertisements do say, you can get this for free, we fall into their trap and then we find, it had a price that you have to pay before you even set foot into their domain. I sent a message to one of them today, which, I doubt they will ever see. My message was: they told me I have some huge checks waiting for me to claim. I wrote: I have to pay for my own checks? I know I won't an answer. That is what is frustrating for people who don't have much money. I think that these people think that we are lying when we say we can't afford what they offer. That is how I feel. It is so frustrating when someone keeps want I,g you to buy their products or donate to a cause, and you tell them you don't have the money, and they keep asking or insisting.
Sorry for going on so. I am finding that I can really relate to these people in this area. I want to help people. Do you think this is where I should begin? I would love nothing more than to show these people what you, Wealthy Affiliate, are doing for me! And in an honest way.
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Kuppinger Premium
I think that niche is perfect for you!!!!
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JSeale Premium
Thank you! I have been racking my brain, trying to figure out what I can do. I guess it's good I have gone through all of this, so that I can steer other people in the right direction and to do it, like Wealthy Affiliate, honestly and respectfully. Show them that there are honest people in the world, that do really care about them.
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TomW3 Premium
JSeale I agree with almost everything you said alot of us want to help people. We just have to get people to believe in the internet again and as a community I believe we all are here to do that.GO WA!!!!
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JSeale Premium
I'm with you on that! Thank you Tom!
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SaraStorey Premium
When I was near homeless and was working at DollarTree and living in a cheap horrible motel. I used to print off coupons with some of the stuff I was doing then (like you can on Swagbucks) and show the people living there how they can free stuff at dollartree by using $1.00 coupons. I helped a lot of people get free toothpaste and vitamins and stuff, you might even consider, adding that to your niche has well. How to stretch a budget on minimum wage. That way you can promote WA and help the people survive in the meantime while they are building your business, and you can earn some revenue from that has well too. Just a suggestion/idea.
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SaraStorey Premium
while they are building their business I mean.
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rafikkarim Premium
Hi this is the internet. People will hound you till you sign up, just ignore them and carry on with what you are happy with and trust. I love WA ,love the community help,busy with the training and building my confidence and then I will speak to people that I want to help
Hope this helps
Hang in There
Rafik
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JSeale Premium
Thank you Sara! I will remember this and do it! Thank you for the suggestion!
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SaraStorey Premium
Your very welcome!
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Best way helping people
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JSeale Premium
Thank you Salim!
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avishka Premium
Okay - one quick question. If I have two keywords:

Sr# > keyword > monthly searches > traffic > QSR > SEO
1. Keyword 1 > 3900+ > 650+ > 150+ > 82
2. Keyword 2 > 72 > 13 > 35 > 93.

Which one should I target and why? As per my understanding, Keyword 2 will give me higher ranking but Keyword 1 has more number of searches so does it in any way help?

Personally, I'd use Keyword 2 but still I want to take different angles from people who've already done it.

Please advise.
Avinash
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boomergp08 Premium
I would use keyword 22 because you have a better and quicker chance to rank high because of less competition.

Just because a keyword has a lot of monthly searches does not mean you will get a lot of people to find your post.

The QSR is the most important factor. If the 3900 searches had a QSR of 35, then that would be ideal.
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avishka Premium
Thank you for responding to my query, Robert!

I've re-posted my query under Question section and concluded that I will use both the keywords. Keyword 2 as the main title and content. Keyword 1 as the sub-content within the post so that I still have an opportunity to tap into that 3900+ market. As both are related topic just slightly different keywords, I plan on making them work together. Overall post would be about 2000-3000 words long so there will be enough information to make the search engines happy.

Warm regards,
Avinash
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boomergp08 Premium
You are welcome and I agree with your approach to using both keywords. Good job!
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Thanks , Please go live chat
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avishka Premium
Thank you, Salim. Appreciate your advice! I have already posted my question in the question section and concluded my next steps. If you are interested to know, I've posted my answer in the same thread above as well. :)

Take full advantage of your 7 day starter and consume as much information as you can. These training are very carefully structured and are all action-oriented that will lay the foundation of your online marketing business and the systems involved in it.

Cheers!

Warm regards,
Avinash
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bpicou Premium
Hi guys. Direction help. There are a ton of ppl in network marketing who fail who would be prime targets for wealthy affiliate so my brand could be helping them transition. But.....there’s also a crap load of ppl just trying to find a way to make extra money. Is that too big a target audience. Should I drill down?
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Kyle Premium
Yes, both are huge markets. You can choose one or the other, and there definitely will be a bit of crossover between the two.
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LibbyHimel Premium
I have a couple of websites with other hosting. Is it possible to move those sites to this platform? What I like about this hosting/platform is that you can manage all of your sites at once. It is easier to keep track of without having to go between each site.

I also like the idea of Jaxxy. I have been looking to getting a Jaxxy membership and now I can do this all at one time.

I have been dabbling with website building and affiliates for the past year. I love love coming up with domains and niches. My problem is I get easily distracted with the next good idea and haven't finished one yet.
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Kyle Premium
It is quite a manual process to move a website to WA, but it can be done if it is a Wordpress based site.

You would have to follow these steps:

(1) Download your content locally
(2) Update your domain DNS settings to point to WA. Here are the DNS settings.

ns1.mywahosting.com
ns2.mywahosting.com

(3) Build a website here at WA using the website builder.
(4) Transfer your content over to WA

This is a very manual process and it can be done, but I don't recommend doing it if you have an established high ranking website, I don't usually recommend moving it.

The Managed Wordpress hosting you have access to here at WA is matched by very few hosts in the industry in terms of quality, security, speed, and support. It definitely is not a budget host like the other shared hosting companies out there. The hosting you get here at WA is comparable to $250 per MONTH hosting packages.

You can learn more about it here:

http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com/hosting/

You can host up to 25 of your own domains and 25 free .siterubix.com websites on your Premium hosting platform here at WA.

Also, the Jaaxy Lite membership is included within Premium. So if you upgrade, you will have full access to that.

If you need any further help, let me know.
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FloydAllen Premium
Need Help. When i posted my about me page it showed up on my home page a few days ago.
Still cant figgure out how to move my about me article from my home page to my about me button. When i click on my about me button it says. This site cant be reached. I cant find training for this problem. Do i need to delete this post and start over?
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Kyle Premium
You are not moving it from your homepage, your home page is your blog roll so all of your latest blog posts will show up there.

But you can create custom menus, and add any post/page you want to your top 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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FloydAllen Premium
Thank You.
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manna4star2 Premium
I built my first website back, Affiliate marketing site, in the third week of September. By Oct 7 I had my niche website built. Oct 10, hurricane Michael hit Panama City FL and I had no reliable service for 3 months. So unable to work.

Several other things took place in Panama City and with my health and I was finally able to get going back on my Niche site somewhat. A month or 2 back Amazon let me go because I was not posting often enough. Rebuilt my site and started again. Reapplied and accepted.

I came back to Little Rock AR Feb 7 and have begun to resume activity but until this past Monday was not able to really set a schedule for anything. I was trying to come up with content for my niche site and went brain dead.

So Tuesday when I awoke it was in my mind to go back through the Boot Camp and redo my Affiliate site. I only had 3 articles on it which I copied and save in Site Content. I have my own domain.

My question is? Do I need to delete the entire old website before I even begin setting up the new one. I am trying to come up with a new name now which I need before I begin to build the site. I don't really want to set it up on rubix and then move it.

Sonny
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avishka Premium
Hey guys, I've chosen marketingbuoy.com.

My target audience are people just like me who have done almost everything online to learn, grow and make their presence. They've jumped from one course to another in hope to get started but couldn't because of the feeling of inadequacy, maybe fear of failure, or just at the verge of giving up. But because of all this, they could never take that one step toward their goals. I'll be their guide to walk 'em through this phase and help them take that one step by sharing my experience and stories with which they could relate. Also, sharing about what marketing really is.

Any opinions or additions anyone would like to suggest.. I'm open and brainstorming as I continue my training.
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Piergiorgio Premium
The domain I've choosen is http://evolvetodigital.com and this is the Mission page draft :
Make your passions a job and get the best out of life, help others find and express their potential, using the network.

http://evolvetodigital.com aims, is to help those who want to use the network to look for a new way to build the future.

Today the network offers many opportunities but those who face it for the first time are likely to be overwhelmed by information without being able to identify those that are actually useful or are a waste of time and money.

The goal of this site is to become the point of reference for those who want to create their own online business, providing quality content that will meet any need relevant to the online business. Offering its users, the opportunity to access the best resources and opportunities available online to grow and expand them self and their business.
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Kyle Premium
I like it. Sounds like you have a really good handle of your overall direction with your niche/brand here!
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Kuppinger Premium
Very clever name! I can relate to that, as I assume, many other people can too. Nice job!
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VivBeck Premium
I've been in stealth mode over the course of this last year using WA to build a website i use in my classroom. This site is not used for affiliate marketing.

But, I LOVE the convenience of WA's platform. It's so easy to use that I've gotten lost in implementing WA as a tool for teaching.

That being said, I am now ready to relaunch my efforts in affiliate marketing. My goal is to create a website with momentum and gain traction.

Ultimately, my goal is to generate a steady income this year by serving others and guide them to WA as their anchor to their affiliate marketing business.

Vegas is great goal!!! Time to break out the calendar and identify my timelines for achievements to make it a reality.

I'm looking forward to use the website and blogging skills I've learned and hone them to become a successful affiliate marketer with WA!!!
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Emmo1968 Premium
Good for you. Well done.
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BlockaBreake Premium
that is great welcome
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AmyJune Premium
Well done! I would love for you to teach me!
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FloydAllen Premium
O.K. I think I am ready to publish my about me page. One final Question. When i linked the wealthy affiliate and my email address it wont let me click on them to double check that i got it right. After i publish and find out that i didnt copy all of the text for the url can I make changes at that time?
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Kyle Premium
Your links will not be "clickable" until you publish your content. So publish your content, then you can double check the links...and you can also edit them if there is an issue.

As a rule of thumb, I recommend always double checking links after you publish. I think any seasoned affiliate marketer can tell you they have lost a lot of money over the years because they didn't check and they had broken links on their pages that could have been generating them revenue.
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FloydAllen Premium
Yea been there done that with emails and texts to customers. Now i could be accused of over checking
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kevinandjade Premium
I already put this on my user profile but I figured I might as well ask more people here. I already have a website (relatively new as it's only a little over 2 months). It's an ambitious project, helping people to create bliss. My question is, would you recommend that I work on the Affiliate Boot camp (because I also want to promote WA) or should I do the Online Certification and focus on my already existing site? I sometimes feel like a magpie that's going after every shiny new thing (not good) and obviously want to succeed at this.

Thanks
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FloydAllen Premium
Hi kevinandjade. I also own a website for about the past 10 years for my business. But I decided to go through the bootcamp. It is really helping me alot as I go through the training. I am learning things that I can use on my existing website. I hope you all the best
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FloydAllen Premium
After reading through leson 7 several times and viewing videos of training. I have come to the conclusion that i had the wrong idea about my about me page. I need to change what I have written. Just wandering if it would be better to put existing about me in the trash or simply delete all the words and start over
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Emmo1968 Premium
Personally, I would just re-write what you already have. Is there content in there you would like to keep.
What's wrong with your current page?
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FloydAllen Premium
I made it too long. After re reading the training again i noticed i missed 93 words 3 paragraphs and 3 headings. I put 566 words in 2 headings. Some of that content needs to be in my overview instead of about me.
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Ron69 Premium
Floyd...Hi!
I am in about the same place in boot-camp as you are and had the same experience.
I have decided to keep it all as it is for now and come back later to do the final Tweek to perfection.

Enjoy the experience

Cheers Ron
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Emmo1968 Premium
You don't have to follow the template exactly with the number of words etc.
The about me page on one of my sites is about 500 words but it explains exactly who I am and why I set up the site.
It's about introducing yourself to the reader so I wouldn't over think it too much if you are happy with what you have written.
Hope this helps.
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LisaBrack Premium
People DON't read long blocks of text. You need to be short, simple and to the point. No-one cares if the dog died and you got caught in the rain. Believe me. :-)
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LisaBrack Premium
People DON't read long blocks of text. You need to be short, simple and to the point. No-one cares if the dog died and you got caught in the rain. Believe me. :-)
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LisaBrack Premium
People DON't read long blocks of text. You need to be short, simple and to the point. No-one cares if the dog died and you got caught in the rain. Believe me. :-)
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rafikkarim Premium
Hi Helping affiliate marketers
I have always helped people improve their lives by guiding them to a sustainable income either by giving them training or advise

my niche is 'start your own on-line business'
i'm thinking of targeting 'employment groups' on facebook community. from facebook to my website to free trial. also give option to attend a practical WA training course in a classroom

your feedback will be highly appreciated

Thanks
Rafik
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LisaBrack Premium
Always check your numbers, it's in the training and you would use Jaxxy to do it. If you have too much competition then your selection is too wide (= too many people doing it) and so you would have to refine your search/keywords to get traffic. Hope this helps. L.
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TomW3 Premium
OK just flying thru this lesson 7 NOT!!! LOL anyways my privacy policy page isn't titled policy page it is called We Are At ..... and it is truly messing me all up Can someone tell me how to change the title of this page? I really want it to read policy page!!
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Emmo1968 Premium
Tom, if I am understanding you correctly you just need to go into Wordpress, Pages open the 'we are at' page and change the title to Privacy Policy.
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TomW3 Premium
Yes that was all I had to do but seriously all I had to do is finally ask my better half Cheryl to help me out and ofcos she's the smarter one (lol) and we did it!!! Thanks for the help too!!!
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TomW3 Premium
OK I have messed this lesson all up and I need to delete my website and start over again any suggestion how I can do this? Also the lesson showed only 3 templates and I had 5 and one of them was an affiliates policy and I tried to load that one also and that is where I got all messed up and BTW I used both of my websites so I definitely need one of them deleted. HELP
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LisaBrack Premium
Go to websites. site manager, tab that says MORE, go to bottom of page, left hand side, delete website.
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TomW3 Premium
Now i'm in trouble my site manger page doesn't have a more tab on it I'll keep looking!!
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FloydAllen Premium
Ok I finished leson 2 yesturday and went to leson 3 to build my website and read through it. But my mind kept going back to my brand and who i wanted to help. So now I finally figured it out because of my Daughter she is a grade school teacher and was a single mom for about 5 years. Besides teaching she has a part time job and dont have as much time for the kids. So if i can find at least one teacher that would be successful with WA. I would feel I had accomplished something. So Teachers will be my brand. Now I can start on my website! Please bare with me I am a slow learner. I know some folks are breasing through the training
THANK YOU
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LisaBrack Premium
Or, is it that teachers will be your target audience?

Keep reading the training and don't be in too much of a hurry to choose your niche as the ongoing training will - maybe - reveal more information to you that will help you refine, or in my case even change your choice.

This is a process, so take your time.
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FloydAllen Premium
Thanks LisaBrack. I just got stuck for a minute
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LisaBrack Premium
Perfectly alright. This stuff can be overwhelming, and I have found that the training, which is excellent, can lead one to revise an already chosen niche/brand/name strategy, at which point I got awfully confused!

Anyway, I decided that time is what was required and more information, so I am taking my time and absorbing the information.

:-)

PS: I bought a domain name, mistake. I built a website that I didn't like, mistake. It was all too soon. I wasn't ready. Rome was not built in a day, and that is ok.
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BarbZaw Premium
Thank you Kyle for yet another educative and informative lesson it keeps getting better with each lesson.My worry now is writing About me in writing content, I fear i got no mark in the affiliate market except for the few lessons i'I've had so far being a newbie to online business and WA! Will my audience trust me without any mark except for the these few lessons ,its the knowledge i have about affiliate and little bit of research?

Regards Barbara
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Patricia81 Premium
Have no fear. Find something you are passionate about. Your about me is an introduction to your website and about you :)

You will do great! Feel free to ask the community here at WA if you ever feel stuck.

I encourage you to just follow the training and flow with it.
You build your audience and the trust!

So pick something you like and that you’re passionate about; like for instance, what audience you are targeting. Focus on your niche and go from there.

I am following you feel free to ask me if you ever need any support or assistance.

Wish you much success.

Warm Regards,

Patricia
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BarbZaw Premium
Hi Patricia! Thank you for adding me to your network and for encouraging me.I'm new here just a few days,but i ve got a ton of information and training that is eye opening plus everyone is welcoming and very helpful! This is the best decision i have ever made joining WA

Cheers and nice weekend
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RWatson1 Premium
Hey people and a good day to you all. Just started the boot camp and would like some feedback for my brand name if possible.

I make my living online Matched Betting/Pro Gambling. I want to help people make money in this niche and promote Matched Betting as well as WA on my site.

I was thinking of "The Matched Betting Affiliate" or "The Affiliate Matched Bettor" as my brand name.

Any thoughts on these brand names would be much appreciated.

By the way i would never promote out and out gambling and it's not what i do. I spent years finding an edge and refining my skills and all my risk is strictly managed.
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Kyle Premium
I would try to avoid combining these as I mentioned in another post. They aren't all that related, you could have a post on your website that promotes WA, but the focus if you wanted to head in the matched betting direction, I recommend that you make that the focus of your overall niche/content on your website.
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RWatson1 Premium
Kyle i posted this before noticing your earlier reply regarding not mixing the two on the one site. I was just thinking that if i was creating a make money online website and i am an affiliate with WA and a Matched Betting site, would make sense to review both on the one site. I've taken on board your opinion and will separate the two. Thanks
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RWatson1 Premium
Hi. I started working my way through the Online Entrepreneur Certification course as i had a niche idea of my own. This niche is however, in the making money online niche. I would like to promote WA as well as the Matched Betting niche i was originally planning on, among hopefully other online money making schemes. I have set up the initial website for Matched Betting but haven't really progressed it much apart from the initial welcoming content. Is it advisable to jump into the Boot Camp training now and create another website where i can incorporate Matched Betting,WA and hopefully others going forward?
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Kyle Premium
I wouldn't try to combine these both into the same site, choose one or the other when starting out.

You can be involved in both down the road (and have two websites), but you want to get the formula for success down within ONE before you diversify and get involved in several. :)
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RWatson1 Premium
Thanks for the response Kyle. So would you suggest building a site to promote only WA to start with?

I have only just started in this so have no experience of affiliate marketing. Is it possible to promote WA with no actual experience in affiliate marketing?
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Kyle Premium
Up to you. And you don't need experience in any niche to be an expert in any niche. This is established over time and as you build out your website.

So it is completely up to you the direction that you want to head here Ray, which one interests you most? I would make that your starting point.

PS. We have many people that were in Vegas this past year that started out with no experience in affiliate marketing, just like you.
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MikeColeman Premium
So here is where I landed with a niche selection. In transitioning from being a tech person only (network, servers, development), into the world of Internet Marketing, I found it incredibly difficult to master any one skill. At every turn it seemed like I needed to learn something else.

This created about a 12 month cycle of buying WSOs, software, training courses, etc. only to never be able to focus on any of it, as it came with so many upsells, and the need to then go buy something else to complement it, etc.

This leads me to think that I may not be the only one who came to the world of IM, but failed miserably despite investing some time and money. So as a niche, it would seem to be good to market to either people new to internet marketing, or even better, those who have been around a while, spent a lot of money and/or time and have not got off the ground yet.

With that in mind, it would seem that I can really only offer WA as a solution at this point. While the commissions could be good from that standpoint, this might be a difficult one to monetize with only one revenue source (recommending WA as the final frontier to the frustrated marketer).

I am asking since maybe this is not the best place to start though I could write all kinds of reviews about IM products since there are multiple ones that come out every day. With that said, it's difficult to review them thoroughly without buying them (and the upsells) and getting approved is a real challenge - so even when not recommending them, it's been taught to have an affiliate link but that is not likely possible as approval at JVZoo and warrior plus is tough for someone without sales.

Any thoughts would be appreciated, as I am wondering if I am approaching niche selection wrong for a beginner.
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Anjeri Premium
Well i may not really understand what you are talking about or your niche but from what you have written, I would advise you to focus on building your niche around your own experience. Share with people how you started, your journey, your failures and lessons learned, how you ended up at wealthy affiliate and why you would recommend it.
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Davecoleman1 Premium
I'm getting a little discouraged just because there's so much writing to create. One of my weakest points. You really have to be a creative writer in order to succeed with this. Between the articles and now reviews its getting a little overwhelming. I don't know....I'm hoping I can overcome this roadblock
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Kyle Premium
Your writing is fine David and your goal of your content is not to actually "write" so much, rather you are communicating. That is all it is.

You communicate all day, now it is just a matter of applying those skills (which I can tell you are good at) to your online business. There is a really awesome post that I want to refer you to here that I think will give you some new found perspective on this topic: Trust me, your writing is more than fine and if you ever need a hand or want me to to look at your content, let me know.
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Davecoleman1 Premium
Thank you. I will definitely check this out
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Kyle Premium
Perfect!
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JWaiyowani Premium
Im working on my niche and id like to target the audience of people looking for any type of job and make it my niche. I believe it is a norm for starters of all sort to find a job first, gain experience and then venture into anything. I can provide information on that and tips for securing jobs etc..
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Kyle Premium
Yes, people looking for a new job, or people looking to get away from their existing job. These are actually two different niches, you could choose either one.
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I would like to ask if I could build a website about different ways to make money online. Dropshipping,domaining,affiliate marketing,e-commerce,social media agency,etc is this a good idea or is this too saturated?

Plus i need to know if when becoming a member(premium)at WA does it come with wordpress,hosting,domain name,a e-mail responder, a click funnel system, lead capture page.Is this a all package thing or not?

Will I have to buy hosting,then a click funnel system,a domain,a responder on top of the 49$/month fee. I am very worry because i am coming out of a bad experience with a certain make money online I purchased for 300$ just a couple days ago that turn out to be complete trash.

For niche research beside the make money online idea I have, I am lost, all the gurus online say not to follow your passion but to follow the needs, to look for competition cost per cpc how many people are looking for those terms. Also I don't know what column to look at when i do a search term in keyword planner is it the top of page low bid or the top of page high bid to know how much it would cost to run ads for a specific keyword.

I wish you guys all the best!

Eric
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HazelH Premium
Hi Eric

It is your business so it is up to you what niche you want to work in.

The premium membership comes with a website builder wordpress, and hosting. You can buy domains through WA and they typically start at $13.99.

If you want to use a click funnel system you would have to buy it outside of WA. Not everybody here uses one.

WA is not about CPC, it is about creating a site that gets ranked highly in google, bing and yahoo so that you don't have to pay for advertising. However, this isn't a get rich quick method. It will take time and hard work.


The best advice I can give is follow the training as you will have a much clearer idea of how everything works by doing this.

Hope this helps

Hazel
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alpleszko Premium
I'm a mum to three really energetic boys (9, 7 & 5), they do a ton of "extra-curricula" / "extra cost" activities (too many I'm sure, but I don't want to limit them, if they have an interest, I try my best to make it work!). I work full time, we are renovating our house (hubby is the builder, so he is only spending, not bringing in income!)... what's the point in me telling you this? I want to focus on people like me... we would definitely be considered well off, with a big house in a really nice area, but we have big debts and much bigger dreams... my main problem, I don't know what to call this audience!
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TRWatts Premium
Female
Married
Mother
Household Income Source
With Debts
I only summarized what you shared, however there is no age range in this list.
I found a nice article concerning this. https://www.inc.com/guides/2010/06/defining-your-target-market.html
Focus on YOU, because it seems, as though ,YOU are the audience that you truly know.
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spencecater Premium
Love the training so far. I particularly enjoyed the breakdown of the progression time-frame, that really helped me envision what success would look like and where I am in relation to it.

I am Premium already and have started the affiliate bootcamp whilst part way through the first training.

I have realised that my niche of working musicians, is a sub category of the making money online niche and can be related to WA promotion as well, aiming it this at musicians could be a good niche as they can use the hosting feature at the very least to host their business and the training to help then promote their music.
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parkavehelen Premium
Hi,
When I started with WA last week, I believe. I started the affiliate training where I already made a website.
Now I am working through the Bootcamp training and I am being asked to create a website.
Am I supposed to start all over and create another website or will I be able to use the one I already created?
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Kyle Premium
You don't start over no, if you are building a website for working within the make money niche and promoting WA along with other products/services in the industry, you are in the right place here. ;)

You don't have to rebuild your website either, if it is relevant to this niche.
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parkavehelen Premium
Thank you so much Kyle!

I get confused easily, must be my age! LOL

Helen
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Felsin Premium
I want others to join the community and continue to expand this vast network. I want to convey the potential of having a business idea and then putting it online. The potential exposure to like minded people for certain ideas is always there too.

I'd like to market to young people as well to start early and why they'll profit sooner than later.

The best reward will be that you will be your own boss. Establishing yourself in the market is key to defining your brand. That's what they'll learn here and I'm sure everyone can benefit when they do because success is awesome!

Target audience...everyone? That's vast and frankly an endless challenge. Anyone seeking to be their own boss would be my target and that sounds like everyone so that's why it can be an omnipresent niche.

I'll brainstorm on more specific audiences and come up with ideas for getting them here. I'll also continue with my training. I'd just like some feedback from my peers. Thanks :)
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rexyroza Premium
awesome, sounds like your going in the right direction !!!!
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I guess i want to help people easily apply to a job that they want or to start as an affiliate marketer if no job suits their interests or their job descriptions. Any thoughts on how i can achieve this. i just started lessons yesterday and things are still a little hard for me.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, that is definitely a direction that you could head. ;)
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TrustJesus7 Premium
Ok, I think I'm a little confused. When it comes to creating the WA review, are we supposed to have two websites? I thought our niche website was supposed to only have content related to our niche. My niche is about vehicles. So a post about affiliate marketing wouldn't really fit in well there. Do I go ahead and post the review to my niche website or work on a website promoting Wealthy Affiliate?
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DJ66 Premium
You should start with just one niche website of whatever you like. You don't have to promote WA if you don't want to. You should pick one or the other if you are just starting out.
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TrustJesus7 Premium
I was curious because I was going through the affiliate boot camp and the training. Both say to come up with a niche but the boot camp lesson nine says to write an wealthy affiliate review post.
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DJ66 Premium
If you are interested in promoting WA, then start with the bootcamp. If you are wanting to promote your niche about vehicles, then start with the online entrepreneur certification course.
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spencecater Premium
Great question there! I am writing my review and was thinking I could make it relevant for my audience of working musicians by saying how it could help you as a musician in terms of hosting your website and the training in marketing.
So it could be ' Wealthy affiliate for Musicians - Does it work?' or similar

What do you think?
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CDarling1 Premium
Hi Kyle, I'd appreciate it if you'd look at what I have so far and let me know if I'm on the right track. I haven't published it as yet. I don't know if you are able to look at it if it's not yet published.
The site is greataffiliate.siterubix.com.
Thank you so much
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Kyle Premium
You are off to a really good start so far and you have a good framework. I recommend that you continue to move through the training and build out the content, you will also want to replace the placeholder content in your theme with your own content.

If you need anything at all moving forward, let me know. :)
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CDarling1 Premium
Thank you.
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CDarling1 Premium
Hi Kyle,

Could you explain to me what the placeholder is and how do I replace it? Thanks again for your input! I'm not tech-savvy.
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LisaBrady Premium
Hi I’ve been MIA for a couple of Months,This is as far as I have got,I hate all the Tech stuff it scares the hell out of Me I have got to go in there if I can’t do this I guess I have no business being here you guys seem to be on top of it.
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Kyle Premium
Don't be scared of the tech at all, most of it has been completely simplified here. You can learn this stuff Lisa, not to worry at all and of course if you need hand with anything at all moving forward let me know. :)
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RTR2705 Premium
I want to blog about being a courier as I am one!

I want to tell people about my background and why, having worked in so many shit and underpaid jobs and having no desire to be involved in office politics etc etc has led me to this site and become an online marketer!

How can I get my search down to under 300?

Any Google search with the word "courier" in it as you can imagine has way too many searches!
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Kyle Premium
Sure, that could work. And within this space, you could definitely branch out and diversify. Your brand could be about your carreer, and then within your website, you can help people create and grow a business online and show them the online opportunity (along with others).

I like it. You are going to be be able to target MANY keywords outside of the courier line of keywords as well. There will be no shortage.
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RTR2705 Premium
Thank you Kyle - unsure how to target the keywords - can you help or show me where to find it?
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Kyle Premium
Keywords are the premise of all of your content. Ideally you will be finding keywords with a lower competition (also known as QSR) because it means that you are going to be competition with less websites in Google when you go to create your content.

You want your keyword to meet the following criteria:

(1) Must be lower than 100 QSR initially, as you get more authority in search engines you can tackle more competitive search terms.
(2) Must get some traffic, I ideally aim for over 50 searches per month
(3) Must make grammatical sense

I recently created training on how to come up with great keywords here and this is a strategy I have always used to build out my website Ryan ... Once you have your keyword, you are going to create a page or a post on your website targeting that keyword. It should be within the following places in your content:

(1) Somewhere in the page/post title
(2) Somewhere within the first paragraph

And then write your content naturally and make sure it is engaging. People search "keywords" when they are looking for something so as you start getting ranked under these keywords, you are going to start to see traffic.

Once you have traffic...you have a ton of opportunity to generate revenue.

Hope this helps you out Ryan!
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OKAY! I have too much passion to pick just one direction. Retired, disabled retired, student with bills but no job, poor (not even middle class, residual income seeker, leading the baby boomers, laid off from job, too old to be hired, and plenty of debt but -$0.00 balance in the bank, accused of something I didn't do. I'm thinking Been there - Done that is probably my brand at this moment.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, I actually like that. That would be a cool brand name, and you could certainly head in that direction with your brand.

Go for it!
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Michael-Rey Premium
I've had a few false starts here at WA and in other areas as well. Time now to commit to building my business. WA is now going to be my focus. At this point I'd be very happy to have 100 premium referrals by the end of 2019. I do reserve the right to exceed that goal.
Thank you WA for providing this opportunity.
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boomergp08 Premium
Just make sure you know all of the benefits that WA can offer a newbie member to create their own online business in whatever niche they decide.

In order to effectively promote WA and get premium referrals, you will need to know the WA training, especially the Online Entrepreneur Certification course.
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Michael-Rey Premium
Thank you for sharing the article. It makes sense to have all the knowledge possible to effectively promote WA. Taking the training from the beginning and proceeding in a step by step manner is no doubt the most efficient approach.
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