WEALTHY-AFFILIATE-REVIEW

My Wealthy Affiliate Review – Just Out of the Gate

WEALTHY-AFFILIATE-REVIEW

 

I joined Wealthy Affiliate sometime in 2017 while working on a campaign

for some health products that I was promoting at the time.

 

I clicked on an advertisement in a traffic exchange and thought it looked

interesting, signed up for the free version then moved on to things at hand.

 

While fooling around with Shopify, well more than fooling around, the

health site that I had a made a few bucks on was going south and I was

wanting to open a store on Facebook’s Shopify Platform.

 

Working 10 to 12 hours a day on my regular job did not leave a lot of time to

sit in front of my laptop. I didn’t find Shopify that user-friendly, at least not

for me, but kept plugging along every chance that I had.

 

Not many of those chances came around.

 

Shopify’s support was not getting the job done for me but thinking back I

am sure the time I had to spend on it, my patience, and my skill set was

really the problem.

 

One day I was trying to change some things in my Shopify

store and kept getting the message that I couldn’t do that, got

 

fed up with it and just canceled my account and said out loud to

myself,” Well I can do this,” and did….LOL.

 

Then I recalled that advertisement that I had clicked on that was called

Wealthy Affiliate and remembered something about free training…

Wealthy Affiliate


Owners: Kyle and Carson 

 

Website Url: www.wealthyaffiliate

 

Google Page Rank: 6/10 – November 25, 2018

 

Free Membership – No Cost – Limited Access

 

and includes:

 

 

  • 2 Free websites

 

  • 12 Design Themes in the Website Builder

 

  •  20 Training Lessons 2 Training Courses –

 

 

Premium Member – 49.00 Monthy Subscription – Full Access

 

and includes:

 

 

  • 50 Websites – 25 Site Rubix and 25 of your own

 

  • 3000 design themes in the Website Builder.

 

  • 12 training courses – 120 Lessons

DASHBOARD


Wealthy Affiliate Dashboard

 

 

Above is the Wa’s main dashboard. Each word is a link to that particular

area in the members back office.

 

  • Dashboard

 

  • Training

 

  • Websites

 

  • Live Events

 

  • Research

 

  • Live Chat

 

  • Help Center

 

 

It is also your starting point for all the features within WA.

 

You can see on the far right where members are chatting and helping one

another in real time with there marketing questions.

 

In the middle top portion, I have set my homepage to display my progress

in the training modules and middle right is where New Premium Members

are introduced.

TRAINING


Wealthy Affiliate Academy

 

Clicking the Training tab brings you to the training

courses and keeps track of your progress through the classes.

 

Affiliate BootCamp which are lessons on building a

website, SEO, and promoting The Wealthy Affiliate.

 

The Online Entrepreneur course teaches building websites and promoting

services and products as well as SEO and all the aspects of running a

successful online business.

 

This training integrates well with Amazon and other major online stores.

 

The TRAINING HQ is a subtitle within the Training Dashboard. All of the

courses and lessons within each course are archived here.

 

I have only shown the image of three to save space.

 

 

Wealthy Affiliate Training Courses

 

Here are the projected accomplishments for the first 10 lessons in

 

THE ONLINE ENTREPRENEUR CERTIFICATION – GETTING STARTED

 

 

Available to the free member:

 

  • Course Benefits & Learning Outcomes

 

  • Learn how to immediately get “immersed” in the community

 

  • Discover the process of earning revenue online

 

  • Create and start working towards a list of new financial and non-financial goals

 

  • Gain instant access to over 590,000 niches

 

  • Choose your starting point NICHE for your business

 

  • Build your very OWN niche website

 

  • Learn how to optimize your website using WordPress

 

  • A simple and free way of making your site search engine friendly

 

  • How to create quality website content (that gets ranked)

 

  • Quickly and easy creation of your own low competition keyword lists

 

 

 

AFFILIATE BOOTCAMP – GETTING YOUR BUSINESS ROLLING

 

 

Available to the Free Member:

 

 

  • Course Benefits & Learning Outcomes

 

  • Understand the WA Affiliate Program Opportunity

 

  • How to Set and Reach Extraordinary Affiliate Goals

 

  • Learn How You Can Meet Us in Vegas next year!

 

  • How to Share Content Within Wealthy Affiliate and Earn

 

  • Finding and Creating a Successful “Authority” Style Domain

 

  • Creating a Massively Successful WA Affiliate Campaign

CLASSROOMS

Wealthy Affiliate Classrooms

 

The above is a subtitle within the training menu and is a library of all the

classes, videos, webinars by Owners, Premium, Coaches,

and Ambassadors of Wealthy Affiliate.

 

All of the classes are not shown due to space.

WEBSITES


Wealthy Affiliate Editor

 

Within the Websites’ menu is where all the magic comes to life.

 

 

  • MANAGER- Access and manage your websites

 

  • BUILDERThis is where you build your website

 

  • DOMAINSFind register and manage your domains

 

  • CONTENTThe ultimate writing platform

 

  • COMMENTSGet comments on your pages and post

 

  • FEEDBACKGet feedback on your website

 

  • SUPPORTTechnical support for your website
 

 

Site Support Ticket Submission

 

 

  • Is this question related to your website?  Yes / No

 

  •  Choose a Domain

 

  • Choose the category of the problem.

 

  • Question

LIVE EVENTS


 

 

 

Live Training

 

This is where you access the Live Training webinar that is currently held

every Friday evening.

 

All webinars are recorded and can be accessed at any time. The classes are

instructed by Jay Neil of MagiStudios.

KEYWORD RESEARCH

Jaaxy Dashboard

 

 

This menu is where the secret weapon Jaaxy is located.

 

You can research keywords here as well as find out how many websites are

already using the same keyword and also tell you approximately how many

 

clicks that a keyword phrase gets a month in Google as well as how many

clicks you could get a month if you get indexed on the first page of Google.

 

This tool is totally awesome and is a must have for anyone trying to get free

organic traffic from Google, Bing, or Yahoo

 

 

 

LIVE CHAT

 

This is a link to the same forum like a setup that is on the far right of the

main dashboard that allows anyone that is logged in to communicate with

 

any other community member that is also logged in to WA but without any

distraction from any of other information that is present on the main dash.

HELP CENTER


Support Center

 

The help center offers 4 options:

 

Site SupportTechnical support for your website

 

Live ChatLive help and discussion

 

Ask a QuestionGet answers from the community

 

Private MessageCommunicate in private with any member

 

 

 

Hosting

 

 

Wealthy Affiliate backs up its claim with, “State of the Art World Class Hosting.”

WA’s WordPress site will always be hosted on the latest and

most powerful servers in the world.

 

That hosting is Amazon.

 

Hosting and they run a double hosting setup whereas there is always a mirror

image of your site running

 

at all times in case your site goes down there will be a backup that is

swapped in instantly.

 

Training –  Free Verses Premium

 

The training modules are broken into two categories, The Affiliate

 

Bootcamp and the Online Entrepreneur.

 

 

Wealthy Affiliate Membership Options

 

 

The Bootcamp is set up for those that want to make money promoting WA

and Entrepreneur is set up for those that already

have a niche in mind or need help to decide on one.

 

The Affiliate Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons

with the free membership and 70 with Premium.

 

The entrepreneur has 10 lessons with the free

membership and 50 with Premium.

 

There also weekly live training by members who qualify.

 

Currently, these training sessions are held on Friday and are

recorded so that anyone can go back and access the

session.

 

On top of that, there is a library of classes that the premium member can

access.

 

Daily classes can also be found on the dashboard.

 

There is also a built-in auto-responder that will

message your referrals at different intervals of there progress.

 

I can not close this section without mentioning the dashboard at WA.

 

Everything is at your fingertips so you do not have to go looking for this

or that, here and there. Specifically, the content button which is set up

with the user in mind.

 

There are work areas that can be accessed in more than one place

and at locations that you need them the most.

 

Kudos to Wealthy Affiliate for the paying attention to the details!

The Community/Support


Question and Answer

I call it the question and answer society.

 

You can post a question to the site, go fix a cup of coffee, come

back and there will be an answer to your question.

 

WA-LA!!!

 

I am going to say this again – You have available to you at

anytime these options for your questions :

 

Site SupportTechnical support for your website

 

Live ChatLive help and discussion

 

Ask a QuestionGet answers from the community

 

Private MessageCommunicate in private with any member

 

 

With that said I would have to give a high rating to the Members, Coaches,

and Ambassadors in there quest to answer all questions and see every

problem to an end result.

First Month at Wealthy Affiliate


What I Noticed First

 

The first thing that I noticed was that numerous people or members of

Wealthy Affiliate were welcoming me to the site and giving me suggestions

right out of the chute.

 

There was one point they were all making and that was to get into the

training modules and get started.

 

 

The Free Website

 

 

I was able to get my first free website up in a few minutes but that was just

the framework.

 

It took me several days to learn how to navigate the system and then

populate it and arrange it the way that I wanted it to look.

 

I was going back and forth between the training videos and the Website

Builder.

Second Month At Wealthy Affiliate


 

My First Referrals

 

 

I have a total of seven referrals and received my first premium referral my

second month as a premium member in WA.

 

I am not sure if it came from my promoting WA in the traffic exchanges or

somewhere else.

 

I do know it did not come from the site that I built at WA as it was not

complete and had not indexed at that time.

 

I am working on my third blog and have 1 blog post and one static page

indexed in Google.

 

I have learned more in the past two months than I have learned in the past

9 years of trying to figure out this online marketing on my own.

 

Better late than never.

 

If anyone is thinking about a premium online marketing suite, I would

strongly suggest for you to join Wealthy Affiliate as a free member and take

a look around. The free training would be well worth your time.

 

As a bonus, you are going to get personal and private access to me! If you

ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there.

 

If anyone has any questions or comments about Wealthy Affiliate of just Affiliate

Marketing in general, please do not hesitate to leave them in the comments

section.

I will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

 

All The Best

 

Paul Price

https://paulsdot.com

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