You have made some wonderful accomplishments in just your first 10 lessons of Bootcamp thus far! Kudos to you on your hard work. :)

You not only have set out on a journey to carve yourself out as an authority online, you have the underpinnings and structure set up for a long term and very successful business online.

Wealthy Affiliate is a platform and community that you can believe in and your income from WA alone, could drive you to a FULL TIME INCOME and far beyond. That is our ultimate goal with the Bootcamp training and that is exactly what you are going to accomplish if you give yourself time to achieve success.

That leads me to "what success looks" like online. I want to give you some true perspective before I leave you today.

What a LONG TERM Business Looks Like Online

There is an old Chinese proverb, and one that has always remained very close to me in my journey online, as well as when helping others build successful businesses online.

"To know the road ahead, ask those coming back."

In other words, if you want to know what success looks like and what the journey is like, then ask someone who has been there. I have been at this full time since 2002 and I think that I can offer you an incredible amount of insight into what the journey to success will like look.

But it is not just me, you have an incredible community of help and literally 100,000's of folks that "know the road ahead". We are truly a pay it forward community, and one where we all have each others best interests at heart.

I want to offer you some powerful insight here INTO the journey before we wrap things up in Phase 1 of Bootcamp here. I want to break the journey down into typical timeframes, based on consistent effort and work for you. When can YOU expect to achieve certain goals and success?

Here is how your journey could look, a realistic journey.

MONTH 1: Accomplishments

  • Website Set Up
  • SEO Set-up
  • Initial Framework of Content
  • Indexed in Google, Bing, Yahoo
  • You have 5-10 posts on your website
  • Earning Potential: A few sales, just getting your business foundation started

MONTH 3: Accomplishments

  • Content Starting to Get Ranked
  • Experience Some Big Breakthroughs in Search
  • Have Made Your First Sale or Two
  • Traffic is Cumulatively Starting to Grow
  • Search Engines are starting to give your site "authority"
  • You have 30-60 posts on your website
  • Earning Potential: $0-$500+ per month

**Note: It took me 3 months to make my first sale online. Here I am 15 years later full time online, if I quit in the first month I would have never gotten to experience of lifelong and very fruitful business online. There is something to be said about being patient and not expecting "instant" success in business.

MONTH 6: Accomplishments

  • Traffic is starting to flow, ideally 100 uniques per day
  • Sales start to increase with consistency, several per week
  • You are truly starting to gain some expertise and brand
  • Bing/Yahoo start indexing your site at a higher rate
  • Engagement on your site starts to increase
  • You have 60-100 posts on your site
  • Earning Potential: $500-$3,000+ per month

ONE YEAR:

  • Traffic is really starting ramp up. You can expect 500+ uniques per day
  • Google is granting your site with some serious authority
  • Companies and other blogger start to reach out and connect with you
  • Your are making WA sales and other affiliate sales daily
  • The Vegas Super Affiliate Conference is in your sites
  • You have 100-150 posts on your website
  • Earning Potential: $3,000-$10,000+ per month

TWO YEARS:

  • Your business is truly starting to thrive
  • You are definitely a noticeable force in the search engine world. Google ranks your new content with 24 hours of it being posted.
  • You are earning a full time income online
  • Vegas is yours, you have most definitely made it
  • You have 200-300 posts on your site
  • Earning Potential: $10,000-$30,000+ per moth

5 YEARS:

  • Your are a brand/authority in the industry
  • You have a full time+ business online, likely 6 figures plus annually
  • Google, Bing & Yahoo love you
  • You are taking earnings and spending it to drive your business through paid channels
  • You likely have made several hires, including writers, design help, and a virtual assistant
  • You made Vegas in the first 1-2 months of the year (with your sites on the 3,000 sales)
  • You are in a position to double your business annually
  • Earning Potential: $10,000-$100,000+ per month

But remember, you are building a business here. You get OUT of your business what you put INTO it. Ask any successful person what the fundamental reason why they are successful and others are not and they will usually say one of two things. Hard Work or Focus.

This is just the start of your brilliant journey into the online business world and through time, you are going to become an authority in this space. I feel it!

Benefits to Leveling Up Your Membership. They Are VAST.

If you have made it to this point, you already have the foundation of your business set-up and this is going to be instrumental to building out a long term and very successful business online.

There is A LOT left to learn and a lot of technology and tools that are really going to benefit you and your business moving forward and EVERYTHING you need to reach any level of success online is going to be included in the Premium membership.

It only takes a second to upgrade your membership and I promise you, if you like what you have seen up to this point, you are going to LOVE what is offered to you within our Premium memberships. There isn't a more comprehensive, technologically advanced platform in the Internet business industry than Wealthy Affiliate.

Not to mention that we are by FAR the most cost efficient, offering you a Premium membership for just over $1 per day if you go commit and invest to a yearly membership.

When you upgrade, you will unlock the next 6 Levels of Bootcamp, and get everything you need to operate your successful business (or MANY successful businesses), click the following link.

===> Click Here to Go Premium! <===

Ultimately you have do what makes sense to you. If you want to create a long term business online, the costs are very nominal to doing so. If you want stay on the Starter membership, that is up to you as well.

Double Down on Commissions.

The second that you upgrade, you are also going to get DOUBLE THE COMMISSIONS! Premium members get up to $46.50 recurring for monthly referrals and for yearly, you are going to get up to $320/year recurring. A single sale, over time, can add up to several $1,000's and that is the beautiful part about recurring commissions.

As a Premium member you are also going to get affiliate credit for all domains that your referrals sale, as well as well a $1 credit for all referrals that end up setting their profile image/description up. These can add up and you can use them here for things like SiteDomains, SiteComments, SiteFeedback, or cash them out for real cash.

Next step, Phase 2 Training.

We are just getting rolling here. You have your website set-up, you have a solid base of content, and your knowledge and skillsets are progressing very quickly. This all happened within just ONE phase of the training, as you move through the subsequent phases of the training your are going to see your business truly take shape.

In the next Phase of training (Content, Keywords and Conversions: Phase 2), you are going to be learning the following topics:

By the time you are done Phase 2 training, you are going to be well versed in keyword research, building out high quality content, getting rankings in Google and other search engines (and for free) and how to build up a significant base of traffic on your website. Exciting stuff truly lies ahead!

When you are done taking a bit of a breather, you can move right into the next phase, ACCESS PHASE 2 HERE!

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dwcrist Premium
I'm just starting out and am on Level 1 Lesson 2. I already have a good idea of my niche which has been my profession (personal and community development) for the past 25 years up to the present. This is my passion and thus a natural niche for me. However, my guess is that it will take a lot more time to develop and promote than promoting 'Wealthy Affiliate'. Would it be better if I concentrated on promoting 'Wealthy Affiliate' for now and put developing my niche website on hold until I have more time?
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DValentine Premium
Hey there David - are there any aspects of community development that would benefit from learning how to build an online presence? If there is then you could target that particular segment as your audience to promote WA to.
In personal development you could target an audience with low self-confidence on how to create their very own piece of virtual real estate that is all their own work - even if it is no more than an online journal (for an example)
As to time differences - I think they are both on a par level at the moment
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Richysho Premium
At the beginning of joining WA, I created a domain name/ built a website as a starter member. Now, as a premium member, I just created another domain name on the free domain but i selected a theme of my choice. My question is: Can I be using both sites to promote my Affiliate Boot Camp referral link or abandon the starter membership site which I first created and stick only to the premium membership site(s). I am aware of the fact that a premium member is entitled to as many websites as possible. However, i just want to concentrate on one or two sites now, being a beginner Please, I need your advice.
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TheAbie Premium Plus
Hi

You only needing the ONE site going forward, So yes I choose the best of the two and discard the other.

You may start with a siterubix subdomain around a focused niche and build up content and until you are happy with your niche and name, down the line have your own dot com, as some affiliate programs do not work with a subdomain. Cost of which is $14 yearly each privacy included. You can then move your siterubix to your dot com applying the move feature found within the site manager, an easy process.

As a premium you can host up to 10 sites (a mix of siterubix and premiums however totalling 10)
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YvonneBray Premium
AbieAJ has got you covered.
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Richysho Premium
Thanks, is clearer now.
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TheAbie Premium Plus
So very welcome.


Would be nice to hear how you are getting along. Much obliged and best wishes.
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Lucy271 Premium Plus
I think my original idea for a target audience was too wide. I'm thinking of narrowing down to teachers who want to leave education and have another income source or maybe narrow down further to teachers who are retiring (I'm an ex teacher). Any thoughts on this would be welcome :)
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Kyle Premium Plus
Teacher extra income, or income after retirement. Both are directions that you could head, and of course you make your "brand" whatever you like covering this topic, but this could be the audience that you initially focus on.
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SAZ4 Premium Plus
Hello,
In Affiliate Bootcamp - Phase 1 : Lesson 7 of 10
Your Initial Framework Of Content

I followed this paragraph and video,
Check off the Robots Meta NOINDEX and the Robots Meta NOFOLLOW. These will make sure this page (which is all duplicate content) does not get indexed in Google. The Privacy Policy is the ONLY page you want to do this for as it is duplicate content.

but it doesn't exist in WordPress site! can you please help me?
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TheAbie Premium Plus
Hi

You can access a template in site content

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/content/templates

and there's also another by default under your Pages tab, WordPress sites back office.

I believe nowadays it is okay for it to do so.
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SAZ4 Premium Plus
Thank you

In the Privacy Policy template, I wish if there is an input field for replacing website COM, website owner name and email automatically instead of manually. Just to make it easier and quicker.
Everything you have it in wealthy affiliate is fine, it surprises me there is no input field for Privacy Policy even the website since 2000s
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TheAbie Premium Plus
Right, it does not take long to get it done manually, however I hear you.


Would be nice to hear how you are getting along. Much obliged and best wishes.
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Kyle Premium Plus
Yeah, there is SOME work involved in building out that content. Do a search and replace on your computer and you will be able to update the few spots where there is the placeholder URL in less than a minute.
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Hi I am in the process of doing SEO general appearance and I am currently working with my mobile device I am having trouble with my site title, separator an tagline no being positioned correctly.
I noted in the training lesson it was recommended to delete built-in options and manually put in title etc. However it isn't working.
I have tried multiple times to correct this issue without success. Will I learn at a later stage how to change and correct so I can proceed with lessons
Look forward to hearing from you soon
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TheAbie Premium Plus
Hi

You may try adding a character or two, then you are able delete.

If title and tagline, settings > general edit and save changes.

Would be nice to hear how you are getting along. Much obliged and best wishes.
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Hi, thanks so much for your suggestion I have rectified my issue.
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TheAbie Premium Plus
No worries, you are so very welcome.
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