Want to know how to best utilize Wealthy Affiliate? Want to know how you can get help with maximum efficiency here at WA? Want to know the difference between what is included in Starter and Premium?

In this video I am going to walk you through the entire system and show you where you get training, get support, build websites, research keywords, and get started within the community here at WA.

If you have any questions about any of this or something is unclear, simply leave your questions below and I will be more than happy to give you a hand.

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DChitty1 Premium
I appreciate the systematic way you navigate us through this orientation program. I have one question about anticipated fees and overall cost of this program. Where can I expect and what are the additional fees in addition to Premium membership. For example, setting up a website through Wealthy Affiliate, what is the fee for your services? What are the other fees?
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Triblu Premium
Hey Darrell,

The only other fees besides the monthly or yearly membership fees would be the domain registration fees.

Most domain names can be registered for as little as $15 US funds ... but ... you won't need to consider doing that until you have developed your website using the free hosting at SiteRubix (left-hand sidebar, near the top left).

Once you DO register a domain name here at WA, you get the cost of a security certificate rolled in as part of your registration ... which no other web hosting company offers yet, as far as I am aware of!

Hope this helps you.
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DChitty1 Premium
Thank you for your comments. I am very skeptical of most online mentoring programs which seem to just want to milk you of your money with very little support on their part. I am sure you know what I am speaking of.

This is all new to me as I develop a strategy to expand my already established digital artist mentoring programs to a much larger universe. I am a retired college professor with an MBA and also a Masters of Photography. I am a nationally recognized digital artist. The draw back is that I am "old school" which means that I have very limited understanding on online marketing.

Is Wealthy Affiliate where I need to be?
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Triblu Premium
Yes Darrell, I can personally recommend WA as the place for those of us who are "old school" and wanting to learn more about online marketing.

You're right, I DO know EXACTLY what you mean about being skeptical ... about ANYTHING online these days.

However, WA reminds me sooooo much of what it was like for me waaaay back when access to the internet from homes was still new.

Back in those days, many of use website designers shared what we discovered on other's websites, and we'd back engineer to discover how "they" did that (whatever was new ... like bringing text in from the monitor's edges ... or moving graphics!).

The community work together and help each other out ... and, it's all thanks to Kyle and Carson who, though young themselves, are more "old school" in their values when it comes to offering the great services they do on this awesome platform that they have worked so very hard over the years to polish into what it is today.
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DChitty1 Premium
Triblu what is your niche market?

I am a master photographer/digital & traditional artist. For several years I have been mentoring artists around the USA and wish to expand to a larger universe. I teach digital and traditional painting via online courses and live workshops.
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Kyle Premium
You could certainly head in the direction of photography or digital art with your niche.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)

PS. Wonderful to have here at WA!
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Triblu Premium
Hey Darrell,

I operate a website design/management business for local businesses, so, like you, I offer "free help" on creating websites from 2 different websites, another on health, and yet another on researching my paternal family name (genealogy).

Though, only three of my sites are monetized.

Kyle has offered you PERFECT advice!

Hope this helps you.
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Hi everyone I have a question in regards to the topic that our niche website is going to built around. When we choose our niche area of interest or passion does it have to be an area that we have to be an expert in or have a great deal of knowledge? Thanks for all your help and time sorry if I'm jumping the gun a little. :)
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sukumarth Premium
You are asking exactly the same question I had put up in the beginning. Well, the niche should be an area of your interest or something that you are passionate about. But again, it's not necessary that it has to be such. A niche which is your interest will be something that you will find easier to communicate with people rather than a niche which is completely alien to you, in which case, you might need a lot of research. Having said that, you need not be an expert there or have a great deal of knowledge about it. An interest with a readiness to do a little bit of research on it to make your "communication" more honest is all you need. One could be an expert in a niche but if he or she is not able to communicate and engage with the audience, it's a lost cause :) All the best! Cheers!
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Ok great thanks for the response sukumarth because I was just worried that we needed to know literally all the ins and outs of the niche subject in order for us to make the website successful
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1signbanner Premium
Hi anyone, I will start over again. I would like to do my beginning development of my website. For some reason I somehow don't know how to make a new "everything." What I mean is I am not happy with my layout/website. Can I do another completely new website design. How do I eliminate the existing one I have now.

Thank you anyone.


Frank
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1signbanner Premium
Is it ok to begin again? I'm a slow learner.

Thank you!


Frank
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Kyle Premium
Your appearance and overall "design" is managed within your themes. You can change your theme at any time within your WP-admin:

Appearance => Themes

There are over 3,000 to choose from there and you will also be able to upload your own from there.

Simply do a search there (the search is pretty good) and you will be able to find a theme/look that you are seeking.

I have created some training on how to do this that you should check out:
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1signbanner Premium
Thank you sooo much my friend!
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1signbanner Premium
When I get home from work I will go check it out!

Mahalo Kyle you are the bestest!


Frank
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bellalove Premium
This video really made me stop and think about how awesome this really is. I just learned something about myself.... I never realized how much I take for granite the fact that something like editing my description or updating my profile picture is just second nature to me but this made me realize that not everyone is as computer savvy or as technologically literate as my generation is and has been from the time we were all young. I also never realized that some people who are not familiar with computers might get very frustrated or discouraged because they didn't know how to do something like fix up their profile and then they might just pass up this amazing opportunity.
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Kyle Premium
For some, it isn't second nature, for many it is. The thing is, as you move through the training and take action on the training, there are many things that you are going to be proficient in within the online space. All of this stuff will become second nature! :)
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bellalove Premium
Thank you so much for such an informative and detailed video and website. I'm so happy that I found wealthy affiliate and the community here. When you don't really know what you're doing working online it's easy to be taken advantage of especially when you're learning and trying to figure everything out. Before I found wealthy affiliate I was beginning to lose faith that there was actually any legit work online that wasn't a scam. thank you so so so much for giving me an opportunity to better my life now and for the future.
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Kyle Premium
You and many others. You can have faith now that you have found WA and we are going to be teaching you how to PROPERLY build out a business online, in any niche.

If you ever need a hand with anything at all moving forward, please do let me know. :)
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mgsaiz Premium
Hello, I am very happy to be here. Thanks Kyle for the great introduction. I am looking forward to immersing myself in this new challenge. By the way, there was a misspelled word in the video content. It was on one of the quick flash points at 7:08 into the video. The word "Thriving" was spelled "Thrving", if I am not mistaken. Take care.

Mike
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Kyle Premium
OK, good to know Mike. I will get this fixed up!

So wonderful to have you here at WA as part of the family and I really look forward to working with you! :)
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THERESE2 Premium
I do need to master the skill to create a sustainable,reliable, FORTUNE online.In addition,a step by step coaching will be very helpful to boost my stamina in order to reach the top in this business.Finally,i really expect to come out with a tremendous valuable experience as I am going to be surrounded with professional.
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Kyle Premium
All it comes down to is being GREAT at one thing (and it can be very specific) to be VERY successful online.

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

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

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

If you have any further questions let me know Therese. :)
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DerikB Premium
Does anybody know or have a general idea of what their niche is going to be? I've been struggling with the question and it has caused me to be slow in jumping into affiliate marketing. I'm not going to talk myself out of anything or slow myself up anymore. I have to find out if this is going to work right now. Just need to point myself in a direction.
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Jewel0608 Premium
When you find the answer, let me know too. I really struggle with this. It's not as easy as "what are you passionate about?" I have so many things that I am passionate about. I'm going to have a good snoop around, check out what others are doing and how they are doing it, and hoping that inspiration hits me in the face somewhere along the line. Good luck!
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BIS Premium
You're not the first person to struggle making a choice. Often it's because we put pressure to get it 'right'. One of the most successful members I know took four attempts at finding the right niche. The reason why you are often advised to choose something you are passionate about is that it can make writing posts easier. However, if you are determined to do you research and know who you want to promote your goods and services to you can choose almost anything.
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stn67 Premium
I even started working with Bootcamp, because you've met WA.
But have lost a little interest in that niche.
So I have started writing in Danish and have begun the certificate teaching.
But at first I felt that it was difficult to push my target group to a minimum.
I would definitely recommend that you work with a topic that you feel.
Gets some readers and then thinking about adding your affiliate link.
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bluemike Premium
So far I'm getting the initial excitement feeling I always get when I start a new opportunity. What I'm afraid of is finding something I stay stuck on for too long and procrastinating to finally end up searching for the next opportunity. The things that right now are worrying me the most is finding what interest me the most so far as a niche and, most frightening is the content I will have to come up with.
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Kyle Premium
Is that a feeling stop, just ask for help. There're many ways you can get help here wealthy affiliate either through the comments, through live chat, or you can create a question through the "Pen" icon in the header. ;)

No need to worry at all, we are the most supportive community in the space (and full of expertise Michael)!
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bluemike Premium
Thank you Kyle. Well one thing I'm doing differently this time is getting involved with the community. This will probably make a difference so I will ask question and share what I'm going through. Thanks for being there.
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So nice to not have to watch Guy's driving
Expensive cars to their mansions , and
Testimonials of easy money, and never finding
out what they do. And then having to come up
With 50 bucks just to get any more info!
Thank you for introduction, look forward
To finally having chance to explore opportunity
Of possibly making money on line!
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Kyle Premium
I hear you. It is painful to watch that stuff and we have never been about selling the "idea" of being successful, rather we teach what works and sell our service, which is the best in the industry and something that we personally stand behind (and have done so for the last 12 years).

I know you are going to love your experience here at WA!
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RicoSuave196 Premium
Wow ! I really appreciate all the information being provided to me free of charge, thus far being an absolute newbie to this opportunity. A plethora of Affiliate Marketing info all at my fingertips from day one. It appears overwhelming at first, but I hope to get the hang of it quickly. I appreciate the 7 day window you guys are giving us to make up our mind. I will utilize the time wisely to decide on my next step. All the best to everyone new to this. I wish us all the greatest success in our new venture with WA ! :)
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Kyle Premium
Anything new can be a little overwhelming at first and I can assure you that you are going to get the hang of things and as you build out your business here, you are going to feel well supported every step of the way!
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I bought a business that includes several domains. During the transition in ownership, I began to get spammed with emails claiming to be potential customers. These domains are through another major hosting company. I want to rebuild my websites, secure them and begin again gathering sales leads. Am I in the right place to do such a thing?
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tommo1968 Premium
You are, you can move them to here to be hosted which has spam filters built in or learn how to protect them. Either way you will learn a lot from WA and its members.
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Thanks! Looking forward to it.
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619legacy Premium
I am new here, but I do feel you are definitely at the right place. I wish you the best of success. ~Shane
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johncruz Premium
Yes Ronald and you also have 24/7 support for your sites as well.
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Just finished watching the video and I have to say I am extremely interested in learning more from WA. It would be amazing to have an extra source of income ontop of my day job, but it would be even better if I got to be my own boss, at home earning even more money! Of course, even if this does not work out for me, I hope to learn a lot of SEO techniques and what not for my current or future careers!
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Kyle Premium
This can be far more than an extra income if you want it to be. We are teaching you how to create a full time and sustainable business here at Wealthy Affiliate in any niche of your choice. Whether you want to earn just a few extra dollars, or create a full-time business will be up to you.

We are here to help you every step of the way!
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I have been told by amazon that i cannot have an affiliate account as i live in Australia and they are not open here yet. I would need a USA tax account etc. Is there any way to get around this or would i just have to wait until they open here?
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@RICH. Premium
No, you can sign up to the USA, Canada and UK stores etc. from Australia. http://d.pr/3KLhFo
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How would i do this from Australia? is there any info or video available please?
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@RICH. Premium
You would start by signing up to the USA store at https://affiliate-program.amazon.com However, most affiliate programs won't accept you unless your site has been built and has some traffic, otherwise you'd be advertising to no-one. Also, many like Amazon, will require you to make sales within a certain period of time. I'd recommend following the training as it's laid out, rather than jumping ahead. :)
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great thank you
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sukumarth Premium
It's my first day only but I have some progress, I think. I signed up while in office but I couldn't get into WA because of my work after I signed up. But logging in here from home (it's already midnight here), I already met a few nice people who replied to my queries. I think the best thing about the whole thing is that I will be able to take myself away from Facebook. Because only in few hours I have realised that WA is a BIG community in itself. And they are most helpful.
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sukumarth Premium
I joined today only under Premium membership, partly because only Premium memberships are allowed for my country, India. But that's okay because after watching the video, I think I would have upgraded to Premium if "free" membership was allowed to me. But I was thinking like if I have to build my own website, is it really necessary to have a particular passion or interest? I mean, is it that the interest has to be "thorough" and comprehensive? I hope I'm making sense:)
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D-AnnTaylor Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. No it does not have to be necessarily a passion of interest.

However, you do want your niche to be something you are interested in and something you will not have a problem with researching to know the details of your particular niche.

Or else, how can you provide answers to your customers questions about the product or service you are offering...

Hope this helps.

Deborah
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MozMary Premium
websites need content, it's easier to write content if you are interested in it or knowledgeable, or are prepared to invest time to research and write in the absence of both of the above

you don't have to start out 'an expert' but you do have to invest your attention and learn to produce content that will be useful to someone

most people have something they are interested in, whether they realize it or not, and you communicate to people in a way that others can't and that is the beauty of websites, we each have a voice and an audience that will suit it
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phakacha8 Premium
Yes, you need to have an interest to promoting your website. You will be writing every article,blog or content based on that particular interest which we call Niche. What is your niche? For me I had chosen Making Money Online as my niche.
A niche is something which you are passionate about. May be, you are interested in fashion and designing, or say, pet rearing, vehicle maintenance, electronics, medical advancement, flower keeping, etc.
You will come to know as you progress with the training.
Find out what interest you most and what you would like to promote on your website.
Hope this makes some sense.
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sukumarth Premium
I have certain things in my mind. And what you have said just now only confirms what I was setting to do. Thanks! Love your suggestion.
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D-AnnTaylor Premium
You are very welcome.


Deborah
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MozMary Premium
Thanks for letting me know! :)
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JonG94 Premium
This is so crazy how everything has changed on this website. I joined two years ago and I've been on a Hiatus and I finally came back upgrading to premium obviously because it's one of the best advantages that I can use for my own business. The training program has definitely upgraded since I've used it and is so crazy in just two years this is It's just so crazy there's no words to explain. I wish I can show you guys how excited that I am that this website has really changed its course and now that I see the growth for 2 years..... Anything is Possible. Not just the website but us as a community us as wealthy affiliate Community should be together and rise in the online world and show others that hey you can make $10,000 a month just by click-of-a button haha.
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Kyle Premium
Great to have you back Johnny! We are constantly evolving and changing the platform here to better serve the members here at wealthy affiliate to make their life more efficient, and ultimately more successful online.

We have some incredible stuff planned in the upcoming month and rate through 2018, so what you see now is just the start. We are consistently rolling out new stuff each and every week, and we have a continued interest in only making the service better here at WA.

We plan to stay ahead of the entire industry in every respect, while remaining the most cost efficient (by a country mile). :)
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GeorgeK4 Premium
Great to know about how good this site is now. Starting slowly but hope to really kick in from next week.
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phyllisthor1 Premium
I would like to change my email address so I have only the WA information coming in. I have asked a couple of times but have not received a helpful answer. I was told to go to my picture and then to settings, but when I go there, it has no place to edit the email address. Can you help me?
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candice888 Premium
I don't think you can unless others think otherwise. Email is unique identifier for people first sign up. If you are not go premium yet, you can sign up with a different email as a starter. Hope it helps!
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WHearn Premium
VERY comprehensive video! Words most commonly heard: community, questions, help. In fact, in every area of the site and courses, there are opportunities to touch base with others of the community, ask real time questions, and get real time help.

OUTSTANDING!! So glad I became a Premium Member!

Gotta go. LOTS to read and videos to watch!!
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Kyle Premium
So awesome that you became a premium member, I know you are going regret your decision to do so William! We are definitely a community here and you were going to see you that as you continue to navigate the platform here and connect with others.

We also have a lot in store for members moving forward, we are very progressive with the technology, training, and help aspect behind the scenes as we continue to evolve the platform.
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WHearn Premium
Thank you, Kyle! Like I said to my wife when she and I first met, "I'm not the dating kind . . . I'm the marrying kind." At the moment, I have an intense schedule, so it may be a little difficult to devote all the time I would like to working on this new venture, but as I am self employed, I'll redirect much of my personal writing time to reading, working, and writing here at WA. Thank you for the opportunity!
Peace - William
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Kyle Premium
I am the same way. The thing that is quite typical, Is that we typically start businesses when we are very busy in life. The fact of the matter is that life is busy and as we get older and we have more and more commitment, there is no into it.

So we need to fit business and within our day and we all have the same number of hours in a day to work with. It comes down to being efficient within those hours and being productive with the hours that you dedicate your business.

I am sure you have a very, very good grasp of this been in business for yourself. :)
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WHearn Premium
Thanks for the intuitive response. With so much to do, I have had to put a spin on the old adage "Parkinson's Law". This is the adage that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion". In other words, if one is given an hour to complete a job that would take one 15 minutes to complete, that person will take one hour. Many years ago, I found that I can reverse that and do a job in 15 minutes that should take me one hour. The only problem is that my wife now gives me a "honey do list" that is five times as long!

Speaking of which, I had better get back to work. I live is SW Florida where we are expecting a category 5 hurricane in the next few days. Lots of prep work to do. Thank you for your time. I'll start writing posts very soon. Peace - William
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@Kyle just some constructive criticism if I may?I worked many years in the corporate field and would conduct my own workshops, JAD sessions, plus did toastmasters as I get up and speak in front of large groups of people. I would highly suggest when you are creating these videos to really do your best to not use the words "ughhh" "ahhhh" or "ummmm" it's breaks up the flow of speech to the recipient and it doesn't convince strong individuals with a strong business sense (like myself) that you truly understand what you are delivering. I truly have a hard time listening to it because of this. Other than that I'm enjoying the site and the GUI is easy to navigate.

Cheers!
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Kyle Premium
Haha, I can totally appreciate that! Entrance me I am working on this and I would try to think about this as I am creating the videos. :)

If you watch some of my very initial videos way back, you will see I have come a long way. I have been a "doer" and successful within the affiliate marketing space and then a teacher after. I think for the sake of the training and those learning here that is best, as "Those that can do, can also teach". :)

So glad you are enjoying things thus far Rena and expect more of the same awesomeness as you move forward!
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Hahaha! Yes as I have been moving along I have noticed things have gotten much better and I can get through the other videos! For sure I'm glad we can critique and improve, it's the only way to learn!
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Hi, am new here too and have two simple questions The first question is: Can I start earning money before upgrading to premium and is premium a necessity have succes?

Second question: Can I manage WA from my smartphone or will a laptop be a requirement?

Thanks WA for giving a great opportunity to learn and progress!
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@RICH. Premium
You can remain a free member for as long as you wish, and certainly members have succeeded in building earning websites before going premium. It's possible to get a lot done from a smartphone but for some parts you probably will need access to a desktop or laptop. It doesn't have to be anything fancy, and some members have used libraries and internet cafes until they could afford to buy one of their own.
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Thanks a lot for the answers. This will get me to move on well :)
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@RICH. Premium
No probs. you're most welcome! :)
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Maitri Premium
I am also new here and just finished Course 1, Lesson 1. I upgraded to Premium today b/c, yes, I want to make money, but with integrity, and I like the vibes I get here on WA. I am seeking joy, kindness wealth, and fun. Ans what I call forth for myself, I call forth for all of us here at WA.

I agree with you Glenn. Not greedy, but wanting to be able to live financially free to enjoy the things I like...and share that enjoyment with others. Here's to success for one and all!
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Kyle Premium
Congrats on going Premium Judy, I know you are absolutely going to love it. In the coming days, weeks and months ahead you are really going to see your business start taking shape. I can't wait to see it unfold.

You have everything you need here at WA now, take action, work hard, stay persistent and ask for help if you ever feel even remotely stuck. Lots of help here!
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Hey everyone,

I'm always extremely nervous and a bit gullible with anything remotely connected to making money. I'm not one looking into the get rich quick scheme. I just wanna live a comfortable life without financial hardship and back breaking labored work for my wife and I.

Really loving the positive vibes here and the willingness from others to help others succeed, well time to get my feet wet!
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Kyle Premium
Well you definitely are not part of a get rich quick scheme here. We teach the proper process and what works online. You can head in any direction that you want and build a business from any niche or passion that you have.

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

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

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

If you have any further questions let me know Glenn. :)
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TheraM Premium
The video was very informative. There is a lot for me to learn. Kyle as you were going thru the various tabs, i realize I do not know much and like you said as I do the training I will learn. But I will be using the search, Live chat and asking you as many questions, until I understand.

Thank you.
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Kyle Premium
Anytime we stir anything new we don't know a lot. That is what the education process is four and that is why you have such comprehensive training here at wealthy affiliate. :)
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TheraM Premium
Thank you.
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John is very convincing when it comes to Wealthy Affiliate:) So I simply walked in out of curiosity and already completed the first task:) I like your video, Kyle. Your voice is very clear and understanding, which is a blessing for the foreign people. Thank you. And hey...greetings to everyone :D English is my second language, so pardon my possible mistakes :)
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Kyle Premium
First off, your English is quite good! You are going to be just fine and you only get better at something (like learning a language) one way, by practicing.

Also, if you understand the training you will be just fine. You can create your websites here at WA in any language that you want and market to any audience. :)

You are going to be just fine Amna-Kadric! If you need a hand with anything going forward, let me know and I will give you a hand.
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Hercules110 Premium
My question is. Is the training videos able to have a way to read the video as I am deaf and also am I just going to run into this issue all through out WA I would like to go premium member but don't want to waist me money if this is not a option
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Kyle Premium
There is going to be supporting text as you move through the training, we don't have captions within the videos, but the training is definitely going to help you along with text/visuals and ALL communication here at WA is text based as well Edmund.
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I am happy to be here. Thank you for the walk thru. Very informative! I noticed a comment on writing for other members to create some immediate income. Where do we find those looking for this service? I really could use help creating an income to cover some costs as I attempt this. I cannot wait to learn enough to ask intelligent questions! Lol. Again, very happy to have found this site.
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Mylife1502 Premium
It all depends on what experience you have and what kind of work you are wanting to do. There are always people looking for freelance writers online.

Best Wishes
Tanya and Darren
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Kyle Premium
We don't have a "gig" service here at this point for writers, but there are many resources out there that you can write and get paid like fiverr.com, iwriter.com, etc.

In saying this, your value will be realized much more if you write for yourself. If you can write, you definitely have an exciting journey ahead of you as you can literally head into any niche that you like and come out as being very successful.
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I read that a person has to spend up to 14 hours a day behind the computer to make this business a success, is this true? I suffer from an autoimmune disease that causes chronic pain, inflammation and severe fatigue and I wouldn't be able to commit to prolonged hours of sitting behind a computer!
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MikeAkers Premium
No Nannette this is not true. The wonderful thing about Wealthy Affiliate is you can work at your own pace.

My advice though is to stick to the training because you have all you need right here to be a success!!

Blessings your way

Mike
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TDBauer Premium
Fourteen hours a day!? Heck no. I have four websites up and running and I work about 2 hours per day on average. Sure, when I first create a new website I may spend more time on it to get it up and running... but once things are in place it's just routine maintenance and some blog posting.

A few hours a day to make a full time + income... you can get there too.

TD
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Kblass Premium
Although its true that this will take time, its not true about extensive hours daily. Just proceed at a pace that you can, many of us try to be active but life happens. In the end its not a race its not a competition where you're on a deadline. The only deadlines there are, are the ones you set for yourself. Just stay motivated as to why you began this journey and you'll be fine. Follow the training and ask as many questions as you need to. People will answer, this is a very helpful community. You are able to achieve your goals, stick with it.
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feigner Premium
it is true the more time you are able to put in the faster you may get results
but if you are not able to put in long hours then thats ok, it will take a little longer to see the same results.
have you thought about voice to text - you will still have to edit it as the software is not perfect but the bulk will be automatically entered.
there are others here with similar problems and they are all running their own busines.
i wish you well if you choose to join
phil
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DrSusanFaye Premium
I feel cautious and restrained in my excitement after finding your program. So far, I feel the program respects my restraints. The intuitive aspects of setting up my profile and the walk through video set just the right tone for me. I look forward to learning more and becoming an active member of the community. Thank you.
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Kyle Premium
I can appreciate any restraint and skepticism. I know you as you dig into the training here at WA you are going to feel right at home. I look forward to working with you and if you need anything at all moving forward do let me know. :)
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Hi, brand new to website creating, affiliate marketing, blogging, and youtubing. My wife and I would like to blog and share about our part-time success of selling on eBay. We want to share our knowledge with others, provide tips, and also share our love of toys, gaming, geekery, among other things. Found this site and was intrigued. Looking forward to meeting all of you. Our website is The UnBirthday Life
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Kyle Premium
Well that is exactly what you are going to learn here. The first thing you are going to need to do is narrow down your niche, which lesson 3 will help you out with. I have spent some time breaking down the process in the most simplistic way possible. Success online is at the core a 4 step process and I have broken them down within this video: Broken, down, the process looks like this:

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

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

If you have any further questions let me know Bryan. :)
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izhidkova Premium
You mention in your Walkthrough video that you have a yearly membership. So is that means that some people stay here and learn this staff over the year? Or they just comeback to refresh their knowledge and get support on their new ideas? What is the time frame when people able to fly on their own begin to making some income after your courses.
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MozMary Premium
The platform offers high end wordpress specific managed hosting for 25 own domain sites, optimized for SEO, and that is included with the membership. The training is also part of the Premium membership. And yes there is weekly training provided by WA as well as an interactive platform with constant new training as well as archived stuff, and then daily interaction where people ask questions, share experience, and get support...

time frame to fly on your own with consistent income - partly depends on how much work the person puts in but it is not a get rich quick scheme, there is mastery of the process and consistent content building involved, you have to give yourself a little time to succeed, and build traffic to your site

you could browse the search bar for success stories here and some of the superaffiliates write from time to time about how they started off eg
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Good Morning MozMary, I notice you are part of the Top 50 and I am a newbie here. I have decided to start following some of the veterans such as your self and I am following some of the other new people as well. I liked your answer, especially the part about "it is not a get rich quick scheme". I am sure many people sign up thinking that. So, how long has it taken you to get to the Top 50?
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Don-Q Premium
Looking forward to learning and growing through WA! Still getting my feet wet, but I'm loving what I'm seeing already! I feel everyone who has found themselves here has a like goal in mind, so whatever that goal is, I wish you all success! Glad to be a part of the community
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Hey Don-Q I am following you now. I am also a newbie here at Wealthy Affiliate and starting to follow some other new people as well as some of the veterans of the site.
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Kyle Premium
We definitely do all have a like minded goal and approach to business. You are going to find that here at WA we are not in competition, rather we work to help each other. There is room for ALL of us online.
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This Affiliate program, and online foundation, tools help and structure to build my own business is a first that I have found. It was in my opinion to good to be true. But after getting started I know I have been blessed and very fortunate to have found the Wealthy Affiliates. THANK YOU
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Kyle Premium
It definitely is not too good to be true. There is a reason we have been around for 12 years and improving and evolving much quicker than the rest of the industry. We care about you and your success!
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Moty1 Premium
Hello everyone and everyone who is reading. I am new here, the truth, I have no products to sell, I have 6 years trying to make money by this means and I have not succeeded. I think, that we all go through the same thing, I do not want to lose, lose and lose more money than I do not have, there are many scammers and unscrupulous people who do not tempt their hearts or who are simply opportunistic or worse still are cybernetic pirates who They steal your blood.

I honestly want to have the wisdom and knowledge to reach the goals that I have drawn. Mainly, someone help me set up a blog or website, to be able to sell affiliate products, what content is there to place? And what kind of template or templates should be put on a blog?, Well, you know how to do it! , I need to please learn to handle this. Here is the key to getting prospects and everything else.

I am already tired of false promises, like: "Make money while you sleep" and fake software that only serves to defraud.

I hope to make many friends here and get their wisdom and experience.
Thank you very much, best wishes to the WA community.
Thanks and see you soon.

Your Friend: Mayis
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Boothe Premium
I think you're in the right place! :D
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MozMary Premium
you are in the right place for this, go through the training step by step, ask questions, you will get many answers sometimes different ones but keep asking and learning and you will achieve every goal you wrote about above.

You do not need products to sell here, most people don't have that. You are just paying for the hosting of your website which involves training and an interactive platform, you'd need hosting anyway with any website and this hosting is high end hosting and set up for SEO, basically to help your website succeed.

Best wishes
Mary
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ggee Premium
I've been 1 month or so trying to figure out digital marketing. Obviously, It's ALOT more complicated than I first thought. I started a blog & even tried to link to a product I want to promote. For some reason, the links don't even work. If I ever get it figured out, I want to work in with my drone svc biz. It's the technology beating me up. Not for that, I probably wouldn't even be here. HELP!!!
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Kyle Premium
Well I can assure you that you are going to finally figure it out here at WA. We are going to teach you the proper path to building a business online, in any niche. No experience necessary.

As you move forward through the training, take action and you will be well on your way Ginger. :)
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please am a Neolife International distributor how can i promote my business online perfectly and how to go about it
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Here is my issue build a website? I am not a business owner how is this going to help me and what kind of website would I build. It just sounds a little odd. I understand building a site if I have the need to advertise. Also I'm not a sales person
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Dmorrow Premium
If you build a website based on something you really like or know a lot about, you can promote products that relate to that. You will then add affiliate links to sites (like Amazon) that sell the products you are promoting. When people click those links on your site, they will be taken to Amazon to buy the product. You will get a commission from the sale.
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So, if I was thinking about starting a blog or a website, it's my impression that it would be better to join WA and get all of the support and still run the website that I had in my head. Rather than just signing up for a free wordpress account and trying this all on my own. Plus I gain the connections and network of WA.

Is my assumption correct?
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Dmorrow Premium
Absolutely! The classes alone are worth it - you learn so much through them and then there's an awesome community of people ready to help when you have questions, you learn from reading blogs and tutorials, the chat room for quick help, and all the hosting for one low price. You can't beat it anywhere else.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Edana,

If you want to learn how to start a blog that will actually make money and avoid making the mistakes that can be avoided if you went it alone, then yes it makes sense to invest in yourself via a premium membership here at WA.

But that said, I would encourage you to read this:
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Kyle Premium
Well you shouldn't need to sign-up to Wordpress and get a free account ever. A s a starter you can use the 2 free websites you get here which are on a platform far more advanced with more features than you will get over at Wordpress.

And if you ever do decide that Premium is right for you, you can definitely do that. No pressure though.
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KevinPC13 Premium
Howdy!!!

You Are "MOST DEFINITELY CORRECT"!!!

I tried the other way & there is "No Place Like Home" WA!!!

Best Wishes For Your Success!!!

Kevin
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Bonfra Premium
Hello everyone. Im having a little problem you see . In my back office in my pages srction i see 2 pages the 2 pages i see are my about frank page and my privicy policy page but when i go to my website these 2 pages aren't there. What am i doing wrong?
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leoemery Premium
Unlike posts that automatically appear on your site. With pages you need to add then to your menu in order to be seen
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Bonfra Premium
I dod that earlier and mistakingly deleted them and they disappeared from my website. Now I can't get them back on my website.
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Hello. My name is John Jude O'Callaghan. I am Irish. Whenever some stranger says,. "And how are you today?." amazingly, nine out of ten reply,"I like that."I smile and they smile.

If they ask why I hand them my "How To Make Mote Money Working At Home" business card.
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LindaKwas Premium
I love the fact that you are Irish...I have Irish ancestors and am fascinated with the whole country...love the brogue !!
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tonypuck Premium
I am a little lost John, are you saying that you hand everyone you say hi to you hand a business card? If that is true your business must be booming.
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Johnyipkh Premium
I also wanted to creat one business card relating to the same topic - probably upwork may have the answer.
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SherriceF Premium
I'm back refreshing my self and trying to be more helpful in the community. This is excellent quick review on this lesson using the tools will help u be very successful don't be shy to ask for help ,questions can be answered by using live chat it has instant support create discussion. Starter membership is limited to the tools available to you .premium support gives u unlimited support private messaging and various different training tools to you're disposal. In order to succed take action on you're training....
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, very true. If you want to succeed at anything, it is important that someone takes action.

Here at Wealth Affiliate is no different and one thing that I have learned over the years is that a good deal of the learning actually takes place when you IMPLEMENT what you learned.
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dannybigwolf Premium
I leaped before going through the videos. Very excited to be part of this group. Support I have had and read is not found elsewhere, though it is claimed. I am used to, go watch this video, go watch that video and here, direct info is given by members. Very cool. I am going to upgrade at the 5-6 day point.
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Kyle Premium
Awesome Daniel, you can expect this level of support as you move forward. That is what we are all about here, not only do we provide you with EVERYTHING you need to create, grow and manage your businesses online, we are there to help you every step of the way.

I look forward to working with you!
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anika2 Premium
As someone who has spent the last week looking at one disappointing program after another, I cannot tell you how grateful I am to have found WA. In my brief time here, I am so impressed by the quality of the training and support, and the teamwork you have fostered amongst the members. I am thrilled to be here and look forward to being an active, successful and supportive member of your community.
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dlibreros Premium
That's great to hear Anika. I went through the same turmoil until I found WA.

Best of luck here.

Diana
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RonaldWilson Premium
Wow... I have seen many intro presentations and this is easily one of the top for relatable and informative. No pitchy activity or upselling atmosphere, just a system focused and welcoming air that keeps you interested and no anxiety surface.

Cant wait to dig deep and see what else is in store!
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Kyle Premium
You will find that is how we are here. We care a heck of a lot more about PEOPLE than we do MONEY. Something that cannot be said in business these days and which is the reason why we haven't raised our prices here in 12 years and why we continue to evolve and innovate the platform here at WA with almost every day that passes.
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KFoulks1 Premium
This was a very detailed and thorough walk through video. I have been interested in learning about creating an online business for years but it was always either an issue with money, not having enough time to dedicate to getting started, or just not having enough courage to take the risk. I am looking forward to see where this journey takes me.

Kenneth Foulks
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Kyle Premium
While you are definitely in the right place for that. You have a community of help and expertise here every step of the way as well Kenneth, I do look forward to working with you!
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PaulaSpring Premium
I love what I have heard, so far. Wealthy Affiliate is already gaining my trust. I would love to go premium. Unfortunately, I am going through a really rough time. However, I plan to get premium when things are better. Oh! Also, my computer will not arrive until Friday, June 2nd. Please, be patient with me. I am doing this on a Fire tablet.

Paula Spring

P.S. Thanks for interrupting my "about to sign up w/Ameriplan!!!! Lol!!!
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Karoraina Premium
Hello Paula :-)

There's also the annual fee option which is quite a savings if you're looking for value.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, at your own pace Paula, no pressure here at all and I know you are going to love your journey moving forward.

If you ever need a hand with anything at all, you have a community of help and expertise here at WA!
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Hey everyonewhm new here and I am going to take my time so that I get it right. I have struggled to make money online fir a while because I couldn't figure out where to start and which advice to take. So I am so glad to be here where I can learn things the right way.
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Coolout Premium
nice to have you at WA
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Karoraina Premium
Awesome attitude! I too am taking my time, i know if i set up correctly the rewards will follow :-)
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mnstkris Premium
Great video! Very clear and easy to follow. You sound like you are from the mid-north or Canadian. =) I have a question: I added an image just fine. However, the button to add another image will not engage to let me add a selfy...any ideas? Thank you and have a great day.
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Kyle Premium
It cannot initiate taking a photo, you need the photo to already be taken in order to add it.

I am from Victoria, BC by the way. Hopefully I didn't throw out too many "ehs" lol
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Thank You Kyle, being new to marketing, a person can find themself spending tons of money bouncing around purchasing program after program. It's nice and a relief to find everything you need under 1 roof and for 1 price. Being able to interact with a community of like minded people is just icing on the cake. They say that if you ever want to know what a person is like and about, just look at the people they surround themselves with. I'm hoping that my experience with Wealthy Affiliate, the people that I meet and what I learn will lead me to a successful lifestyle change...
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Kyle Premium
The spending can stop and so can chasing the shiny objects. You have everything you need here at WA and as you move forward through the training and immerse yourself here, I know you are going to feel right at home.

Our goal has and will always be to HELP people, not make more money for ourselves (like most other programs in the industry). This is going to shine through and be very much evident moving forward.
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I am so excited to be here! Already enjoyed the Walkthrough video, very thorough thank you Kyle & WA team. Only part I wasn't too clear on, is the Affiliate Bootcamp only offered in the Premium level? Not that I'm ready yet of course, just want to understand so I may consider later.
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ericcantu Premium
You can see course 1 of the WA bootcamp as a free user I believe. Click on it and see what you can see!
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@ericcantu - yes indeed, phase 1 is unlocked, thank you for the quick response! I was busy watching the other videos :).
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JohnG123 Premium
Affiliate Bootcamp should be open. By the time you finish the course 1 of Get Started Here and course 1 of Affiliate Bootcamp
you should have a webpage up and running. Also there is a short tutorial on how to use Jaaxy, in the bottom left, to come up with a web address name. Its free as well, so if you are interested in that short tutorial let me know and I will show you how to find it. 15 min. easy reading. Good luck Mary Ann! We are following each other so you can find me if you need me :)
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@JohnG123 Thanks a bunch! Exciting stuff, I'm sure I'll have a hard time sleeping tonight :).
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JohnG123 Premium
Awesome. Go through course 1 of each program as quickly as possible. Watch videos, complete task. With your background, easy reading. For the free days, do as many lessons as you can a day so you get a better idea whether you want to go premium or not. I'm a premium member but I don't want to sell you. The lessons will convince you :) Good luck with WA
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I was pretty hesitant at first about if I should try WA... even though I am not through the first lesson I feel a lot more confident about my choice after watching this video. It seems like it will be easy as long as I am willing to put in the work and effort to be successful!
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, your success in the online business world will be the byproduct of the efforts you put forth. If you can work at this, EVERYTHING else you need is here within WA from the training, the tools, the website/hosting, the mentoring, the network, etc.

Great to have you here at WA Michael!
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Hi I have a question what type of websites
are you allowed to do . If u decide to continue with the wealthy affiliate program and to make the website your own. so that you can have a business of your own .... i'm asking what type of sites is allowed say if i'm a person into fashion and design what would you recommended me. because your program speaks of you are only allowed two to start . but I see nothing of someone else's choice rather their taste or decision of making money . Are your already ready websites just layouts and you have to use them or its just to give an idea of how u may want your site to actually look to the public
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Labman Premium
You should be fine with your niche. The only ones not sanctioned are Online Gambling and poker or, sites of a XXX variety. You will also have problems with a site promoting hate speech.
It doesn't sound like you will fall into any of those categories.
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Hey thank u for that i just had to make sure i following the program correctly because I clearly heard them mentioned that so I had to double check to make on the right track
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otikoroASH Premium
Sounds like good sIte by step training. I like that.

Just 2 questions;

Is Affiliate Bootcamp section only for premium members? The walk through video did not specify that.

Also I do not have any product to sell. I am a homecare worker looking to supplement my income by doing online stuff that will help bring in more revenue. Are there other people like me that are on here?

thanks!

Ash
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ThomasPaul Premium
Hi Ash, I believe Starter members have access to part of the Bootcamp course and part of the Online Entrepreneur Certification course. You do not need a product. All of the training that WA does is focused around affiliate marketing which is promoting other products/websites and getting commissions if somebody that you referred buys something. The same techniques can be applied if you have products, but it's definitely not necessary to have them.
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otikoroASH Premium
that is what i assumed but wanted to make sure before i got started, thanks.
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Thank you for the warm welcome! My brother wrote this website down and told me to look it up. Then he told me to look up his website! Throughout our lives my oldest brother has always guided me on a productive path by plugging me into people and places that can further my dreams. I trust him totally so here I am. I am nervous but willing to embark on this journey with WA! Hopefully I can earn enough to not feel the pinch of the monthly premium though since I am new and here to make money first..

How many premiums on average will I pay out of pocket before my site begins to pay for itself?
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Kyle Premium
Well your brother has definitely given you some good guidance by sending you here at WA. If you want to create a business in any niche and do so online, you are definitely in the right spot here at Wealthy Affiliate.

RE: your question regarding success.

Everybody earns money at a different rate, so it really depends on the person. I have actually created a discussion on this that will put things into perspective for you here: Have a read of that, I know it will give you a lot of insight into this exact topic. ;)

The first month is typically your foundation building stage. In order to build a website that earns you consistent revenue, you need this foundation. After this, you are going to start seeing traffic and as you build this out, there are many different ways in which you can generate revenue.

Personally it took me into my 3rd month of busting my butt to make my first dollar online, by month 6 though I was making consistent income and by the year mark, I was almost full time.

But guess what would have happened if I quit during those first two "trying" months. I would not be where I am at today. Just wanted to put things into perspective for you.

I am in this journey with you, so is the community here at WA. If you want to jump in, work hard, take action, and persist. Amazing things can and will happen!
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You are the best! My confidence just soared. I really didn't need to read the link. Just what you wrote answered and eased my fear. Thanks again Kyle I feel like a part of already! Have an easy day.
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4longevit3 Premium
I am so very ready to learn just what it takes to be successful online. I love the fact that there is actually help available, and its included. Having help throughout this process to me is make or break. I know what is needed for my success and that is real help from those that have been in my position and have no problem with reaching back to help someone else help themselves!
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Kyle Premium
Lots and LOTS of help, every step of the way. Not just that, you h have access to an incredible number of experts here within the community that will be there to help you every step of the way.

I do look forward to working with you and seeing your progress moving forward. :)
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Coolout Premium
You will have good help here, endless help, go for it and any question feel free to asked..
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NykG1 Premium
I've seen WA around for years and the mere fact that they have not only stayed around but expanded so much to where you literally can get EVERYTHING here... it's beautiful. The training, the people who will actually help you to make sure you do better in your business...I'm more than happy to be a part of that
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Kyle Premium
Dude, Nyk. I remember you man from way back, great to have you back here at WA! I am sure a lot has changed since you were once a member here at WA!

Hit me up if you ever need anything. ;)
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NykG1 Premium
There's alot that has changed but from what i see from the surface things have definitely improved. I don't know why I left all that time ago but none of that matters, I'm here now.

I will definitely hit you and/or Carson up if I need anything.
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This video has made me feel very relaxed about my decision to join WA. I've been researching a few online Marketing companies the past 3 weeks but the others I've found made me feel like I was being sold something. You have made me feel as though I am investing in an education to change my life. The price is reasonable, actually the value is incredible. I have not yet signed up for Premium but I feel this is the direction I will be taking within the next 6 days. Thank you for making this easy to follow and encouraging to say the least. I look forward to meeting many wonderful people within this community.
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Kyle Premium
So wonderful to hear and we truly are different here at WA in a good way. We are not pressurized like other platforms and you actually get to use our service before you have to make any decisions at all. We do this because we know there isn't another service in the industry that comes close to what we offer here at WA and we plan to keep it this way.
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Malcolm-L Premium
Hi newbie Malcolm Here
and just to complete my training syllabus I need to say what i think of the getting started Video, Well it was thorough and at a good pace which kind of made me feel as relaxed as the site already has,so although we are in to an intense learning and taking action scenario your site has made me feel quite relaxed about the whole affair. WELL DONE
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Kyle Premium
Glad it made you feel relaxed and not too overwhelmed, there is a lot offered here within WA so sometimes it can be difficult to explain things with some brevity.
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NessaWA Premium
I can't count the number of ways that I am thinking about how I can benefit from WA. As if that wasn't enough, when things benefit me, they benefit my family too. After my research into affiliate marketing and now seeing what is offered with the Premium Membership, that I am now a part of, the substantial benefit that I'll receive is financial. More importantly, whatever I benefit from, my family benefits from as well. I battle rheumatic diseases and have been searching for the right kind of work that I can do from home. The amount of knowledge and education is worth so much, I would never be able to afford trying to learn this kind of knowledge in a traditional classroom. Thank you WA for being here and for having reasonable prices! Kyle and Carson- you both ROCK!!!!
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MarkPerkins Premium
Awesome, I have just written a post about the help and support you get here in WA. Mark
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