About VitaliyG
Joined September 2007
I'm a full time online marketer. Through my 12+ years in the field, I have learned many things, but the most important being at WA.

Overall, the truth in this business like any other for that matter is that you learn more from your mistakes than anything else. I've done more incorrect things than right, but it's also true it's better to try and fail than not try at all.

As you enter this business, you'll likely be overwhelmed with all the information there is. Just take a deep breath and process it all at a pace you're comfortable with and it will all make sense quicker than you think!

Online marketing can really be an amazing opportunity if you stick with it. It's opened many doors for me and I know it will for you too!

For anyone reading this profile hoping to take something from it, take this: In this business, you have to try, even if you have no idea what to do, do something and see what happens. Through that you will find a path to the ideal way to success and always remember WA is here to help!

There are alot of helpful people here at WA, but the best advice comes from the most experienced users. If you have any questions or just want to chat, feel free to message me with any questions you may have. I'll be more than happy to help you out as best as I can.

Thank you!
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hey, started working on my site but i'm confused a bit with these Posts and Pages, i got a question. If i created a main menu and in it 1 of the tabs has sub-menus right, i can make the main tab a page and the sub menus posts....
e.g. the main tab with drop-down menu is called 'Life Lesson'(Page) and 1 of the sub-menus in it is called 'Tip of the Day' (Post)....but if everyday i need to add content to the sub menu 'Tip of the Day' how do i make it a new article but keep it under the same tab if i used a Post to make it?
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VitaliyG Premium
You'd have to manually add it to your existing menu, which can get quite annoying. I wouldn't recommend doing this. Let your home page be a blog roll so your new blogs will show up, and then take the most important pages and posts you write and organize those into menus/sub menus.
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damn...well the type of site it is i would need it separate or else i would have to start over and change my whole niche. I have no problem doing it manually as long as i know how to.
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VitaliyG Premium
I think it is better to not focus too far ahead on this and just do the training for now.
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okay well i would definitely have to go with another niche. Since i currently only have the starter package, if i delete this site, would i still be able to do 2? or is it 2 'attempts'?
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VitaliyG Premium
I think so, only one way to find out.
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Colin1979 Premium
Hi Vitaliy

Just wanted to say Hi. I have just signed up today for WA and a lot of it was down to your Youtube video. It was honest and really seemed to capture what WA is all about. I didn't click your link i'm afraid as I moved on to several more videos afterwards.

I've had some bad experiences online, some get rich quick schemes, a couple of websites that get you to sign up and then charge you for every single thing.....you get the idea! I'm willing to put the hard work in and get the education and am excited to be part of the community

So once again thank you, and it would be great to stay in contact.

Colin
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VitaliyG Premium
No worries man, glad to have you here!
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Mark1234 Premium
Hi VitalityG

This is a related question for the company I work with and wanted some of your professional technical input .
I still have a Day job that pays my bills, until WA picks up.

My day job is a small software company that develops a program for CPAs and Bookkeepers. We are trying to get our software product more Google traction in the rankings.

What tools can I use to find do combinations of Key word search's that we can use in our blogs and email blasts, we use an Auto responder called Infusionsoft.

Is Jaaxy one of them? Do you recommend others?
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VitaliyG Premium
I only know of Jaaxy.
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lucky12know Premium
V, is there somewhere on my site where I can put urls and other info which only I can see so I can use it to hyperlink a pic to it etc. There are times I get htlm that sends the potential customer to somewhere I dont want them to go and would rather them go to somewhere else by clicking on the pic. Some of the merchants I will be dealing with have that it is my sale in the hyperlink and at times I want a click to get me paid, but also send the customer to another section of their store and not just the exact item in the pic. Hope i made myself somewhat clear here. Have a great holiday and God bless
Dirk
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VitaliyG Premium
I think the only options are you make a draft page and don't publish it or make a hidden page so it doesn't get ranked by Google:
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lucky12know Premium
Thank you. Perfect
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VitaliyG Premium
One more thing, if the page you wish to make isn't getting traffic, then there's no need to worry about doing any of this stuff. Traffic will flow to wherever you send it to, so if you don't send links to the page you want to make, don't worry about this stuff.
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lucky12know Premium
Thx man. A lot to learn....
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VitaliyG Premium
Np
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Mr Vitaliy (Vitality ?), I have just commented on your post re Lake George. I have been to New England but not that far south but if the area lives up to the northern climes the Lake George are mus be wonderful. I am now going to keep in touch.

I have done a wee bit of feedback suggestions so will PM it to you.
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VitaliyG Premium
Thank you but this is not necessary.
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Mark1234 Premium
Hi VitalityG

I wanted to run something by you... and wanted your honest input please

I was doing some research and went to Ripoff report.com ( which was one of the sites from the Affiliate bootcamp ( phase 2 Lesson 4) for us to add to our website for others to see.

I typed in Wealthy affiliate because:
1. I wanted to add it to my site for other help out others
2. I wanted test what would happen if I typed in Wealthy affiliate

There were a number of people saying the WA scam reports are not litigate and falsified.
The WA has made a business out of calling other programs scams in order to promote Wealthy Affiliate.
That Kyle and Carson train us to tell draw people that other affiliate marking companies are scams and that we can be liable to get sued if these kids of reports

I's now Leary about the Affiliate Boot camp approach, to promoting scams.

Your thoughts?
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VitaliyG Premium
Kyle and Carson have never endorsed that people go out, call other programs names and pitch WA, people who do that, do so on their own accord.

What Kyle and Carson teach is to show comparisons between companies and how much WA is better. When you compare the facts, no other company offers more than WA.

Visitors who see comparisons often misunderstand comparisons of facts between companies and assume that just means one is talking bad about the other.

Then there's people who literally back up scam programs and when someone who promotes WA exposes other companies as scams, they think WA is the bad one.

You'd be surprised to know how often people misinterpret reviews the wrong way, but rest assured, WA is legit and so is the training. I am proof of that.

You will always have negative ninnies complain, that's just how the world works.
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larryturnage Premium
Thanks for your earlier advice, Decided to start with affiliate side. Now my question, I want to promote camping gear on amazon, have I already gone too far with the get started here, I'm on course 1 lesson 8. Do I need to stop there and go over to the boot camp or finish this first and then over to that section ?
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VitaliyG Premium
Not at all, finish the main training, then move over to bootcamp, although I think your niche choice is perfectly fine (camping gear).
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larryturnage Premium
Ok man will do and thanks agai
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Twinsmother Premium
Hey Vitaliy. long time no hear from. Update, the site is down because of my dissatisfaction with the look of it. I am not good at putting sites up but business cards I can do. My current focus is on the book I am striving to complete before the end of the year (Islamic Calendar). In less than 30 days from today. I intend to keep plugging away until it is in the format I feel comfortable with. Also, I am learning more about Affiliate Marketing and how it is done successfully. I know that WA has a program and my intention is to study it more closely. So that is my updates. How are you doing? Send me so info okay? Hope all is well with you and fam,. Good Day.
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VitaliyG Premium
Great to hear from you Viola! Long time indeed! My suggestion would be to build the site according to the training here in WA.

If you don't like the look of the site, you can always change the theme you have and edit the look of the widgets/menus to fit your taste. Ideally, you should not get caught in the look of the site because it can be edited at any point, the key is to focus on the SEO of the site so it grows and then on the looks.
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keure Premium
Hi, how are you I have a question and I hope you can help me. My first website I set up I did not like so I cancelled it and set other one up which free domain and posted on google that was mess. So I'm thinking get other domain from WA and poste it to Google. But my first website is still there at back office without wordpress plugin. I will appreciate if you can help me with this.
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VitaliyG Premium
You can delete your first website without a problem, if it appears in site rubix, it is probably because you still have the domain and not the hosting with it.
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GRosso1 Premium
I just upgraded my membership to premium. I very much want to go to Vegas next year. I realize that I must have at least 300 regerrals in order to obtain an invite. Here is where I need your help. In order to get 300 referral by the end of December, I figure I need to get 3 or 4 referrals a day. Can you please help me do this? I am ready willing and able to do whatever it takes to accomplish this goal, I just need some additional guidance. Can you help please?
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Gerard, as I answered in the previous question you asked on this, I recommended you do the bootcamp courses. This is not a get rich quick scheme, I totally understand your willingness to make Vegas, and Bootcamp is the place to start and make this happen. Focus on the courses, not on the speed of the result. I made Vegas and this is exactly what I did.
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Mark1234 Premium
Hi VitalityG

Question: when I add a link like this to my post and person signs up as a WA member.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/banners/show/wa_starter_350x350.png

Or any of these banners I add to my post and website.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/banners


How do I know that this member is registered under my Affiliate account?
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VitaliyG Premium
You save those banners and put them up on your site, then link the banners to your affiliate link located here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/share
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lucky12know Premium
been trying to figure out why i cant log into my site on a .com or view it or even preview it. I show having my seo plugin and a yoost seo plugin. not sure where i got yoost, could that be problem. I have let it run over 30 min now so I am giving up. Will check back in a day or so. try to work every day, but quite lost now...thx
dirk
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VitaliyG Premium
I am not sure how you're logging into your site James, is it through the Siteubix tab on the left of the WA website? If so, then it will log you in automatically. If you still have issues, contact site support here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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lucky12know Premium
my page wont load to view it or for rubix site builder. here is what i get at top when trying to load it for managing it////http://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/login/discountbatteriesforeverything.com/YWRtaW4=/-/sf2F-orQezx6bTRNLqA7NNb1JpgCYWbXbaNuRuFu1BWoQ_NRmmjrt60HPtGX_sH3SeHsDy0wDOujuSj1w85Gk63oIhvYylYNqhIZSJS70zhipzB4lKdI8Z_zEc0NvYhC....I also can not load into it by typing in www address and it does not show anything in preview area. Worked yesterday when I quit working just before webinar. Gave it 4 min or so to load....any idea thxx
dirk
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VitaliyG Premium
Please check your PM box, I replied to your question James.
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Mark1234 Premium
Hi VitailityG

I was wondering if you can help



My Question :
Just starting creating my site. I'm attaching my WA link to my web pages and want them to get specific direction: Like where people can come to register on my site.... when I attempt to attach a link and test it. The link keeps going back to Affiliate Bootcamp training videos...What I not doing correctly.
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VitaliyG Premium
I don't know which link you are using, but the main one is here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/share

You can create custom links with WA through this area:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/share/links

Based on what you say, you must be creating affiliate links for training inside WA and not using the options above.
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LindaKwas Premium
Hi. Very nice to meet you. It's impressive to see that you have been in online marketing over 12 years. I know there must be a lot I could learn from you. I have been here almost at year, and changed directions, so my site has only been up and running a little over 4 months.
I feel that I am good at writing content. I used to freelance a little.
But the actual marketing part is hard for me to grasp.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Linda, as long as you do the training and tasks as organized in WA here, you will be doing the exact same thing I did to become successful, if there's any tip I can leave, that would be it.
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jacquiebanks Premium
Vitaliy, Can an MLM be offered as my niche? I came upon one that I would be interested in joining. I noticed that a lot of the people I have come acoss on the site are bloggers. Based on what I have seen and learned, I am interested in offering products. Thanks. Jacquie Banks
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VitaliyG Premium
I am personally not a fan of MLM programs, but every MLM is different, some of them are make money opportunities in which case targeting a work at home crowd would be better as the niche, others are health related MLMs meaning you'd have to target a niche crowd that would benefit from it.
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skourdes Premium
Hi Vitaliy, I have recently performed a move of my siterubix.com website to my domain but it is taking a while. I asked the community how long it would take for the move to complete and I was told 2 minutes or less. When I click on the Move on my free website, it is still saying that the move is in progress. Do you have any idea if something is going wrong?
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VitaliyG Premium
Not sure Sam, I don't really deal with technical issues on the site, but what I can suggest is that you contact site support here in WA and they should help you get this issue resolved asap:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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skourdes Premium
Hi Vitaliy. I finally got the website transferred to my domain but it took around 5-10 minutes.
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VitaliyG Premium
Awesome!!
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That's great Vitali. Good to learn from the experienced ones like yourself. I've just started. I Lloyd take your advice about pacing myself which means self discipline. Do you agree that if you do the basics well, then they turn into habits, which you can then switch those habits to autopilot, therefore freeing up more time to explore or holiday o r just go and have some fun!!! Cheers Snowy.
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HeatherW2 Premium
Vitaliy,

Scratch the previous question 1!

I believe my niche is to help improve finances (whatever online way that may be...this still sounds too broad). Question two still stands though since I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to making money online.

Thank you again for your time and sorry for leaving so many posts on your profile!

H.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Heather, you can target something like how to get out of debt and promote WA as an option as well as ways to save money. This is not a bad niche at all, and if you choose it, you can do affiliate bootcamp.
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HeatherW2 Premium
Thank you so much!
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VitaliyG Premium
no problem!
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Never fear Heäther! You are not alone! I am new to this as well so I'm just aquainting myself with people and navigating the site. I like Vitaliy's advice about taking s big breath and process it at your own pace. You believe your niche is,'to help improve finance?' Is this your passion Heather? What do you really really really enjoy the most? Name your top three. I shall await with interest your answer. If I am being too intrusive just tell me to get lost. ;-). Cheers Snowy all the best.
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HeatherW2 Premium
Hello, Snowy!

I really do enjoy finance. Talking about money was never a taboo subject in my home growing up, but with my friends money talk is about as taboo as you can get. I've always wondered why...so now I'm on a journey to help people speak openly about money so they can have a better relationship or understanding with it.

Continue taking your time, and enjoy the journey you're on, Snowy.

Thank you for taking an interest!

H.
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That's cool Heather. So you would advise or broker them or are you passing in the knowledge of understanding money?
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HeatherW2 Premium
Hmm...

My blog is more along the lines of advice and growing money conversation in general. I'm not really looking right now to make money off people but to build an audience and get the ball rolling.

On the other hand, I would recommend WA because of all I've learned so far and the community aspect. You can't really go on the internet and find a community like this for free. So, if I make money off being an affiliate then great, but for right now it's just giving free advice and building reliable traffic.

H.
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HeatherW2 Premium
Vitaliy,

Do you remember when you said that if I had any questions to come to you? Well, I'm cashing in.

I'm sure you get a lot of questions about niches, but it's so broad that I'm not surprised, so here's another two for you! I really enjoy reading blogs about gaining financial independence and making money online, so my two questions are:

1) Is that niche too broad for me? And

2) As much as I love reading blogs about it, having financial independence and/or making money online is not something I'm currently doing, so can I still start a blog on a subject that I've yet to experience?

If you could help me with either of those (or both!) you would be SO amazingly helpful to me.

Thanks for your time, Vitaliy!

H.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Heather, I responded to this.
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arassu75 Premium
Dear VitaliyG,
Greetings!
I am Prof.Arassu tutoring Chemistry/Math/Physics for US and International school/college/university students for 30+ years (12+ years in US).
I have published an educational website,
http://100percentscoringgoal.siterubix.com/
for my tutoring and benefit of students using WA. If I can be of any service via SKYPE to students. I am glad to render it.
My health related website ( created using WA),
http://healthrelatedtips.siterubix.com/
will be useful to our health seekers.
If I am of any service in education to our students and to you as WA Community I will be immensely glad to do it.
Best,
Prof.Arassu
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi professor, please note there is a specific section for website feedback on WA, here it is: Other than that, I see both sites are based on very broad topics, please be sure to follow the training in WA to make a niche site, this is the right way to go:
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dashsievers Premium
Hello, I am trying to buy my first domain. I am interested in teaching school and teaching exercise. Right now, I am working on a niche called burn belly fat. I wanted to ask your advice for a domain so that I could use it for multiple ideas for health. What do you think of abetterme.com
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VitaliyG Premium
That works, the fat burning niche topic is a big one, highly recommended!
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pjjtz Premium
Hi vitaliyG,
I've decided on my niche. I was just going to focus on health and diet for the handicap ( I, myself, am handicapped) but one of you guys ( forgive me, I have not gotten all of you straight as yet) suggested I zoom in on belly fat, After checking on clickbank, I decide to go with this. I had a miserable time sitting up an affiliate account until a flashback told me I had established a nickname back in 2916,
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VitaliyG Premium
Ok this is good, you can always market stuff from CB.
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phakacha8 Premium
There was a total shut down of internet in my area and I couldn't proceed much in the training.Anyway I hope to get trained 1 hr a day through any means. I also hope that you would assist in the way possible to getting my website set up for the fastest results. Great to meet you here at WA VitaliyG
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi H, the best thing I can do is offer help when you ask questions. The best thing you can do is the training here. It was set up by professionals in the field.
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JackMadden1 Premium
Hey Vitaliy,
Long time no speak. . .I was very pleased to discover only recently that one of my product reviews for a virtual assistant product reached postion 9 on the first page of Google ( well chuffed with that ) considering i am only able to devote maybe 8 hours a week to this. . .
I discovered also that interest in affiliate marketing is at an all time high in India.Do you have any suggestions on how to get a ' slice of that cake '.Besides delivering quality content what other methods would you suggest i try in order to capitalize on the great demand in India.Should i create a ' presence ' on their main social sites etc. . .A penny for your thoughts?
Thanks Vitaliy.

Kind Regards

Jack
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VitaliyG Premium
Well you can target ads on Bing in the India region on how to make money online. I would not really go too deep into this market segment and focus on affiliate bootcamp instead. You may get organic rankings in India. The point is, it is better to target the niche topic, rather than the specific area where the niche is popular.
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Hi! I wanted to know if I can start an online business with WA without getting the premium? I want to explore 1st and start small before diving into it. I am a newbie in this business so I still have to hold on to my rein and understand the whole thing 1st before making a full dive. Hope you can enlighten me on this matter. Thank you.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Arve, not a problem, of course you can and should explore the free membership first. It'll give you the tools to get this started.
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Thank you very much. appreciate your quick response. With this free membership, can one start the business? Thank you.
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VitaliyG Premium
Yes it's a great start, you'll get a personal website and much more :)
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Gedas3 Premium
Hello, Vitaly! First of all, I want to thank you! You save me a lot of money... I almost started Digital Altitude business but after I read you review I thought how dumb I am for a minute to believe in that idea... So I found a solution that you provided it is this website. I think it is time to start it and make a real money online. But I ask one thing from you. Will you guide me through this and be my coach, mentor or however they called.
Thank you one more time! And I am waiting for your reply. :)
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Gedas, of course. This is what you get as a member of WA :)
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AllanSiegel Premium
I know there's a training for the things I'm going to ask, but I'm trying to focus on getting new posts and articles published. Can you look at my site (http://lifeonpurposecoach.com) and advise me how to fix the sidebar on my pages and posts and get rid of the privacy policy and fix it up to look better? Also, how do I change the uncategorized notice? If you have any other suggestions, fire away.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Allan, you need to edit your widgets area to get rid of this. To do this, go to your dashboard-->appearance-->widgets and drag the things you do not want on the side bar off into the left (from the right hand box). This will get rid of all that.
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AllanSiegel Premium
Thanks for your feedback. I'll give that a try when I get back on my site.

Make it a great day!
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VitaliyG Premium
No problem Allan, let me know if you fix this up.
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AllanSiegel Premium
I fixed it up, thanks to your clear instructions. My Privacy Policy is listed as a subtitle under "Contact Allan." Previously I had unsuccessfully tried to put it in the footer. Is it OK where it's at, or can you tell me how to move it to the footer, or somewhere else that would be better?
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VitaliyG Premium
I'm not sure how to move things to a footer, it depends on your theme settings. You should make a separate Contact Allan page and a privacy policy page which literally lists nothing else but a privacy policy. Kyle talks about it here:
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ShaunaBri Premium
Hello, VitaliyG! I have a question about my web page if anyone could give me feedback, it would be appreciated. So I've made my web page which is about baby clothes and different kinds of baby apparel brands, which I have reviewed and also put my personal opinion in as well. For my pictures I put each of their brand logos under the description, so my question is...will I get in a lot of trouble for having company's logos on my page since I didn't purchase the pictures? I got them off google and they all came from pinterest.com or random sites and I didn't claim to own any of them.
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VitaliyG Premium
It is a grey area but I would not do that Shauna. Unless you are directly affiliate with the products and can use their images, it is risky. You can do things like this for images:
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ShaunaBri Premium
What if I have products from these brands and took a picture of them myself...is that a scenario that I could post logos on my site? Or since it's a company logo, that wouldn't work?
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VitaliyG Premium
Yeah I think that's fine, taking your own pictures of these things should be good in my view.
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Raspin75 Premium
Hi
I read your profile and it all makes perfect sense. I feel recently that I have been doing things wrong and getting no where. I am trying to get traffic to my site but not succeeding very well even though I have been using what I feel are the right keywords etc.
I know it is a learning curve, but I am finding that at 8 months in I still have not made a single sale. Do you think this is normal?
Thanks for offering to help people.
Roselle
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VitaliyG Premium
Well I hear a lot of these stories Roselle, I'd need to see your site for this, PM me it and I'll have a look.
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Raspin75 Premium
Thank you so much, I will PM you now
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DiHalliwell Premium
I am supposed to be adding people to my circle in Google +. Not sure what the heck I am doing. I don't think this lesson is very clear. Can I add you? How would I do that? I did add Kyle and Carson, as they were listed in the lesson. Thanks. You have always been very helpful.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Diane, I honestly don't worry about this. You can create a profile in Google+ then see if members here share their Google+ pages and add the this way, but I'd focus more on the site than doing this.
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DiHalliwell Premium
As usual, thanks for the advice . . . it didn't seem like something I was completely comfortable with. Appreciate the response.
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VitaliyG Premium
No problem!
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bernierosa Premium
Thank you for your inspiring message. I am just a beginner and want to learn more. There is a lot of information here at WA.And its true. I am overwhelmed with the vast info here. I realized the more I read the more there is a lot to read. But I guess you are right. I have to start , try and do something instead of waiting to finish my Lessons. I hope to get more advise from the more experienced ones here WA.Like creating my first blog.Thank u once again.
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VitaliyG Premium
No problem!
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Asser1 Premium
Hi Vitaliy,

Please go to:
Classrooms > Getting Started > How to Make Money Online - The Process Explained... and read my post where I mentioned you.

Don't know if mentioning your name (whether Vitaliy or VitaliyG) in a post automatically triggers a notification at your end. If so, let me know.

Thank you.
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VitaliyG Premium
I don't see the notification, it will only trigger if you use the "ask a question" option in WA in which case I will be notified of it, mentioning my name will not trigger this notification. You can also leave a message on my profile or on yours to make this work Asser.
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RDunkinson Premium
Hi,
I'm not sure what I did. I haven't been on since Saturday. Lots of e-mail then and I took care of all of them. I worked around with my e-mail and must have done something real wrong because today now that my Internet is working again I have NO mail.
Can you help, please?

Ruth
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Ruth, could have been one of those days, I also have times when there's no new emails coming in. As long as you didn't label WA emails as spam, you should be fine.
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DaltonTberry Premium
Dude,

Your site crushes. You literally just inspired me to put so much more effort into each individual blog post. Thank you so much for lighting that fire. Now I realize what I need to do to hit authority status within my niche.

I super appreciate it, keep up the awesome work. Glad to be following you here at WA.

Dalton
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VitaliyG Premium
Thanks man!
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RDunkinson Premium
Hi Vitaliy,
I'm having a problem hooking up my email account to gmail.
They tell me I have to "delete exiting MX records, create new MX records, Create new MX records for B suite"
I have been looking at my website and cannot find any reference to MX records.
Can you help please.
Thank you, appreciated.

Ruth
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VitaliyG Premium
I have no idea what this is Ruth, all I know is that you can either use your main gmail account on your site and/or create an email that has your site name and FORWARD that to the gmail account, without any need for this mx stuff. Please see this tutorial, maybe it'll help: Personally, I just prefer using a gmail account, it's so much easier.
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RDunkinson Premium
I have made a gmail account. Tomorrow I will listen to this video. Need to go to bed, it's late and I have to get up early to take a friend to the hospital at 8AM

You are on the ball.

Thanks so much.
Later,
Ruth
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VitaliyG Premium
Anytime :)
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poppi123 Premium
Hi Mr vitaliy G this is leonard i have my webesite set up but i don,t know how to get people or companys like amazon to it to make profits or to go to work can u please tell me what to do or give me a call at 803-596-4286 so i can get started to work i would like to join the pro but i am lost.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Leonard, it is imperative that you look at all 10 lessons of the online certification course for this answer. You will need to write product reviews of the stuff inside your niche topic. Here is a link to all 10 lessons: P.S. There is no need to add your personal number in these messages, the chat we're using right now is the best way to get in touch.
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Vitaliy,
I had the pleasure of reviewing your website this evening, and I was totally impressed! I was wondering if you would take a look at my site and let me know what you think, overall...? I have been with WA for about 3 months and not making any $$ yet, and not sure what the turning point, or post, will be. I would love your suggestions and ideas. Thank you again,
Amy
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VitaliyG Premium
Sure Amy, post your website here and I'll have a look see:
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amyr2017 Premium
Thanks so much...!
Www.natureshealingstrategies.com
I will read your post...!
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VitaliyG Premium
You have little content on the site and the other issue is that a lot of your articles are very short. You should try to get each article 1,500 words or more.

Also some titles could use work. There's good reviews you're doing, but overall, a lot of the keywords aren't really attracting audiences. You should try to incorporate engaging titles in addition with keywords to attract them
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amyr2017 Premium
Are you sure you looked at the right website? I think most of my posts are over 1500 words...?!
Hey, sorry about the website comment. Didn't know that you wanted comments about our experiences here at WA...!
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VitaliyG Premium
I took a look at several, some do have a lot of content, but a lot fall into into a few hundred words, especially the initial articles you wrote.
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amyr2017 Premium
Okay thank you.
Wondering if I should go back and add content and do a new keyword search to use in those older posts?
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VitaliyG Premium
Well as long as it doesn't interrupt the flow of new content to your site, you should be fine. I do sometimes go back and add more content to shorter posts, nothing wrong with that :)

I would also recommend you interlink your posts more often with one another.
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amyr2017 Premium
What does that mean? Just as it sounds? Link one post to the other -- i.e. "click here to find out more about blah blah" ...?
Also, if I change the title of a post to make it more relevant to keyword searches now that I have a better understanding of that process, what about the permalink...? IF the permalink is different then won't there be a 404 error? Thanks.
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VitaliyG Premium
if you change a title, it'll only reindex, it won't change the permalink, here is a guide on interlinking:
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amyr2017 Premium
Awesome and thank you so much for your help...!
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Jpmartel Premium
A member here told me she learned from you so I thought I would follow and hopefully, I might eventually learn a few things from you too.

Great intro message! it's true that sometimes it can be overwhelming and I think you are right. The best way to learn is to try.

Cheers
Jp
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kasotty Premium
:)
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VitaliyG Premium
Thanks for the follow :)
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jjmcguinness Premium
I am currently studying the affiliate section of the training materials. I have already created many pages and posts. I am confused, however, because compared to other websites I have viewed, my website looks terrible. Perhaps, I missed the sections that cover the proper appearance of the website or that section comes later, but, I am reluctant to join affiliate programs and submit my website for fear that they will look at it and deem me to be unworthy of consideration.

Please help
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi John, this may be a subjective thing as people tend to always think other's work looks better than theirs. You can always change the theme/template of your site and it'll change it's look but if you're doing the training, completing the tasks, I assure you, you're doing the right thing. I personally don't like visually appealing sites and in my years, a plain site works better than a none plain site.
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larryeden Premium
I know what you mean but I have spent 3000 dollars in 8 years and made a dime yet I am kind skeptical about the whole I think it is a neat ideal but I am not getting anywhere I am more of a one on one coach type of a person but ain't got that here the way it sums up I know about half of what there ,but comments, niche and links I am totally lost I am helpless it is like a matter of I have to make this work if it sounds like I am begging your right thank you
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VitaliyG Premium
As long as you're doing the training Larry, you will make it. WA is completely legitimate if you follow the training and work hard.
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Izabo Premium
Hi how r u .. i m triying to make my 1st web i called it how to loose weight after 40..i followed everything but .. i went to the seo all in one settings and it never works .. on the site manager the google index still no ..plz clear it how to make the web visible and shown on google even if it still empty as well as the video shows
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VitaliyG Premium
The website will show up after a few days, it's normal to take time for Google to pick up the site and index it. Keep going with the lessons.
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Hi, I'm brand new to this.

I saw your blog post, and you said that this is the only place where you honestly can make money.

Can I ask what the best place to start is and the FASTEST way to start earning money?

I'm not interested in paying a monthly fee unless I'm first making money doing this.

Also, will it work if I'm from Canada?

Thanks,
Christian
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Christian, the thing is when it comes to the fastest way to make money, you have to invest money into doing things like paid advertising. Honestly, any business where serious money is involved takes hard work.

In WA, you get the straight approach to reach this success in the cheapest way possible. People have built a career doing this like I have. Do not make the mistake of going after the quick riches because they do not happen and people lose money and time doing it. Also this may help:
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SO the best thing to do would be to simply go through the course, and take action as instructed?
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VitaliyG Premium
100% correct!
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What, in your opinion is the time commitment required to make $500 per week NET as a beginner?
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VitaliyG Premium
First you need to write a lot of content and have your website established as a good authority. Once that happens which can take 3-6 months typically, then your business will grow.

There is no set amount of time or specific date to reach this, it depends on your own work, what you promote and how hard you work, every little bit of work you put in now, pays later for a long time to come.

Again, you're chasing the time frame and looking for fast results, speaking from experience, this is the wrong mindset which leads to failure 100% of the time, focus on the training, working hard and getting a great business up and the money will come.
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Hi, thanks for your quick replies.

I do realize that there's no such thing as a magic pill, but I'm not sure about this business model of putting up a site, and writing about the products.

For example, do I have to purchase the product, and then write a review, or do I just simply write reviews for random products?

The idea of blogging and then making money seems extremely difficult. A lot of the time it's really just talking to yourself, I don't know anything about getting traffic. And even after I have traffic, conversions will be very low
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VitaliyG Premium
You just answered your own question in the last part of your comment Christian, you haven't been in this business so the things you believe about it are completely not the case.

Your writing is what leads Google to you and then Google ranking your site and then that leading to traffic. As for product reviews, you can certainly buy them and it does make for a better review, but it is optional in the long run.

The key is to know the niche and thus know the products even without purchasing them. Your expertise in the niche topic makes it easy to review products you haven't bought but based on their parameters or what you know about the niche, you can provide a good review of it and you're not promoting everything, but things you also don't like to lead into affiliate promotions of things you do like.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Very helpfull information, thank you.
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Hey VitaliyG
I am having hard time writing the "initial getting started page". I know you have been reaching out to me, encouraging me to ask questions and for help. I really appreciate that, and I think you are doing a great job welcoming your referrals . So I was wondering if you could give me any ideas and help me write the getting started page.
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VitaliyG Premium
It all stems from the niche topic you chose Mahamed and explaining who you are and why this niche topic is important to you, sharing your history on it and explaining why you can help people in the niche. Try to tackle the about me page from that angle.
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Have been on a mission to find a home online. I understand and have written extensively about community and support on my Blogspot blog. However, creating everything from scratch has proven to be somewhat unrealistic. I have recently blown through MLSP, GlobalNPN and therefore have a frame of reference. Initially, just having gone through the first introductory training, I am very encouraged. I want to take my existing resources and port them to a more professional and robust environment. One final thing, at 61, I have recently lost my job (December) so there is a lot riding on my success at this juncture. Therefore, any help and guidance will be both valued and appreciated.
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VitaliyG Premium
Hi Richard, what I would do is take the knowledge you attained from the other programs you mentioned, but do not use their strategies unless WA also recommends the same thing.

The thing is if you didn't see success from those things, odds are their advice was not good, which is why if you follow the training and advice of WA, you will get results.

So that is my advice. I would not abandon the experiences of the other programs though, but put the WA training ad priority #1.
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Hi Vitaly, I'm going to shoot you some doubts, sorry, but I really don't know anything about this, so, excuse me.
1. Difference betwen Adsense ads, affiliate program, and advertising program?
2. What are they and which is better?
3. If I going to make a website about the labrador, which will be my keyword?
4. With WA, Do I get my own domain?
5. What's Aweber, should I use it, how can I get it?
6. How I contact relevant companies?
I'm in lesson 2, maybe the answer is ahead and I'm just rushing my self. But I like to know this.
Hope you can help me with this and with others onwards.
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VitaliyG Premium
1. Adsense is a program where you put Google ads on your site and they pay you each time someone clicks. Affiliate program is a program you sign up with to promote products through your site. Advertising program is where you put up ads on Google and Bing's search engine to get clicks/traffic.

2. Affiliate programs are better than adsense because they pay more. Advertising programs are only good to use once your site makes money for free because then you can use that money to set up ads and pay for them.

3. You will find plenty of keywords: Labrador care, how to take care of Labradors, ect...you'll find out how to find keywords for your niche throughout the training.

4. You get a free sub domain, but ideally, buying your own is better and through WA, it's cheap and at a flat rate. Other places charge you more each year (you pay yearly for a domain).

5. It's a program used to collect emails and automatically send out emails to people who subscribe on your website. Right now you don't need it, just do the training.

6. If by relevant companies, you mean affiliate programs, you can just sign up with places like petco, amazon associates and other places (WA shows you where to find affiliate programs), sign up with them and then promote their products, but don't do this until the training says to.
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Thanks a lot.
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VitaliyG Premium
No problem!
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MrShare Premium
Hi Vitali,

By my calculation, being a member since 2007 gives you more than 8 years experience and it's that which I hope draw upon.

I was glad to read in the last paragraph of your profile that you are okay with members messaging you and that you'd be happy to help as best you can.

I'm trying to start a wave of sharing between the successful people on this site and the newbies who come here dreaming to be them one day.

If you could please share your thoughts and any incredibly useful links like this one for us newbies to pour through and get derive both motivation and ideas out of, that would be great. Here's our thread so far, and as you can see I'm putting in a lot of effort to get it trending!
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VitaliyG Premium
Hello Anthony, there is no need for me to do this. People can simply follow me and read my blog posts to get the answers to their questions.
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MrShare Premium
I kinda disagree with that assessment, but respect you taking the time to reply and appreciate your candor. Cheers!
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Catgusgus Premium
Hello! Just wanted to stop by to let you know I joined because of your Youtube video from 2015. I spent about a month researching WA and your video was the final decision to join.
Thank you for your honestly and thorough review. You take it seriously and on a business level I respect that so much. Good luck on all your successes.
Blessings,
Caitlin
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VitaliyG Premium
Thanks Caitlin! You made an awesome decision, glad to have you here :)
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LeongYong Premium
Hi Vitality !
I am thinking of promoting basketball shooting technique training niche as i personally had spent some time did some research on it in the past few years. However, i couldn't find any relevant affiliate product in big internet retailer like ''amazon'' , ''clickbank'' but i found few affiliate programs from google search which i am not sure is it reliable or not. Wondering should i still stick to this niche ?
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VitaliyG Premium
Basketball training is a decent niche, but if you target something like for kids, it may be better. In that case, you can promote actual basketballs, basketball hoops people can set up in their backyard and even things like basketball gear.

But you may also have to make videos and tutorials on shooting and playing as well to help illustrate what you're aiming to give your audience.

Keep this in mind in this niche.
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Oh really that great for kids to have someone like you.
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VitaliyG Premium
:)
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I strongly recommend John Wooden's book on shooting. Don't recall the name... sorry. There is always room in the market for sound fundamentals. I wish you well.
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Akhilesh1 Premium
Hi, When i click on the login now on site manager, new windows open and error message says, puppypawssupplies.com isn't working, puppypawssupplies.com is unable to handle this request. HTTP 500 error. Are you familiar with this error message? This website domain was registered on 12/17/16 and I activated the plugin as per the tutorial. Now it is not working.
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VitaliyG Premium
It sounds like an issue support in WA can help you with:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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Akhilesh1 Premium
Hi Vitaliy, I am back and started continuing the training and getting into the domain. As discussed earlier, I had a niche in my mind to start with is related to pets and you mentioned to narrow it down. so I am looking for puppypawssupplies as domain. Should I go about it or it has to have a better name. Thanks
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VitaliyG Premium
Sounds like a good domain to me Akhilesh.
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Akhilesh1 Premium
Hi Vitaliy, I have gone through till lesson three and working on the choosing niche. Two things immediately comes to my mind is one Photography, and Pet supplies. Both are very generic terms, how to get into these and pick specific things as niche. Myself and my son both are budding photographers, we have a domain also "dadandsonphotography dot com" and a facebook page too. Both of us are also interested in Dogs, so these 2 things comes to my mind. Need help to move further on this. Thanks !
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VitaliyG Premium
Well a pet niche is broad, perhaps dog supplies (also broad) and maybe a specific breed OR things like puppy supplies would be a good niche.

I would not use the training from WA for your existing site yet, but to try a new one to explore the training, gain an experience from it and take the lessons onto the old site and/or continue with the site you make in WA if it becomes successful.
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Akhilesh1 Premium
Thanks a lot for your advise, similar to puppy supplies. Photography is also broad. I wanted to target beginners, so can you advise something on there also. Regards
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VitaliyG Premium
Photography has to be more specific like best cameras for taking pictures or best cannon cameras, things of that sort.
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Akhilesh1 Premium
Thanks
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GloriaLarson Premium
I just got charged 299 out of my account (the charge was actually done on November 30th but didn't show up until today, 6 days later, so I couldn't cancel right away. I do not want this anymore. I have gotten nothing out of it (not saying it's your fault) but I think best business practices would indicate a 30 day notice of automatic renewal so people can decide if they want to keep it. Is there some way that I can get my 299 back? I would have cancelled if I had known... Thanks for the response
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VitaliyG Premium
The $299 is a recurring charge you made last year when there was a black friday sale. Please contact Kyle here, one of the owners of WA to resolve this:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/kyle
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Luis0501 Premium
​ok so I've ranked for a business basic keywords but now i want to rank for the more competitive keywords, like a general keyword such as: auto service, car dealerships, tire shop, etc. basically very competitive keywords. What videos or instructions are there to take this next step once I'm already ranked number one for all my other easier keywords. thank you.
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VitaliyG Premium
I responded to this in your question post Luis.
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EddieSWarner Premium
hey, Eddie S Warner here. I just left you a comment, I looked for a sign up page, you rally should get one, you have very useful, very needed information for such a needy niche! You could save a lot of people if they could subscribe to your posts and get alerts when you have a new one!
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Mutzanne Premium
Got ?? When do you receive $1credit for WA. I only ask because I have over 500 that signed up in the last 30 days. They have completed their profile pic. I only received 12 out of 500. Why is that we receive for some but not others. I check their rankings and some are very active but I never got credit.
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VitaliyG Premium
Profile pic + profile description is how you get the $1 credit Mindy. Also to cash out the credits, you need to have at least a 10% rate of referrals upgrade to premium.
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings,

I saw one of your comments from someone's post and decided to "follow".

You seem to have a "wealth" of information, I'll make sure to make a mental note. I appreciate what you shared about taking the time to process everything "at a pace you're comfortable with." That was a lesson I had to learn the hard way: within a few weeks, although I seemed to have "found a groove" with blogging, I got a little stuck with one lesson in particular: Course #1 Lesson #7: Finding Content Ideas from Keywords. Even though it's one of the first things Kyle talks about in the video, I overlooked that a keyword can be a word or a phrase; that misstep alone cost me a week or more. I'll be coming up to my 2 month mark by the end of this week; since I hard to start from scratch (it's all covered in one of my blogs), I'm still going though the lessons, but I definitely have a much better understanding of the power of keywords.

Well, it's been fun chatting with you VitaliyG (granted, I've been doing all the talking, but still....). Looking forward to connecting with you again!

Veronica
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VitaliyG Premium
Thanks Veronica!
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CaptainH Premium
Hey there, I seem to be at something of a sticking point, so far still deciding on a theme which seems overwhelming. I've looked at the themes offered on the starter membership, the themes on premium as well as other websites with similar interest to what I'm going to be doing. This leads me to a question concerning premium. If I go premium and for some reason I don't pay the monthly fees and I'm locked out of my account. Do I have a certain amount of time to re subscribe in risk of losing my content forever? or will all my content be waiting behind a locked door ready to be repossessed once I start making back the payments?
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VitaliyG Premium
Your progress is saved on your site, however if it's hosted on WA and you leave, you will get 30 days to move the site to another hosting provider. However as for membership progress, that stays until you return whenever that may be.
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wweb53 Premium
welcome to WA VitaliyG. I hope you are doing great with the training. If you need help just ask anyone and they will help you. Have you thought about going Premium? If not you may want to think about it. No rush, just didn't know if your week had gone by. I wish you great success !
william
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VitaliyG Premium
Thank you for the kind words William, but I have been here for 9 years :P
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charlesbrown Premium
thanks for helping me so much. Before i found WA I had problems with Sitebuilder.com They are same people as Websitebuilder.com. Right now they sent me site built with dummy content. I have to send them more content. The site with them is www.revitalizebodies.com. The site with WA was renewyourbody.com. It was changed to weightlosswithcharles.com I have gotten to content on three pages.I already used your Privacy Policy and i made content for About Me. My affiliate manager at MaxBounty says the links for the CLA offer and the Detox offer is ready to grab. I do not want trouble with double content..I need to know how to get the link and put on one website.. What should I do. I will read up on these. How much longer will the Affiliate Manager fool with me i am new and slow and careful but presistent.
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VitaliyG Premium
Not sure about the entire problem Charles, but you won't have to worry about duplicate content if you post different information on both sites. As long as you're not copying and pasting anything, you're fine. Not sure why you're still with the other site if they're not making you happy though.
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