What exactly is Wealthy Affiliate?
Wealthy Affiliate [WA] is an online educational platform offering certification courses for every beginner to expert business entrepreneur. With more than 800,000 active members, including me, Wealthy Affiliate is where the business minded meet, share experiences and help each other succeed.
Wealthy Affiliate focuses on the affiliate marketing model of earning passive income while building a lucrative online business. The founders, Kyle and Carson launched Wealthy Affiliate in 2005 and have continued to rank among the highest leaders in internet marketing and online business training.
“The moment you join, you have access to training instantly.”
You’ll find more details to each course outline within the “Wealthy Affiliate University” menu on this site, but here are couple screen shots showing you a sample outline just from from course 1:
Like you, I was in search of claiming financial freedom but just didn’t know how. I found a number of online programs offering just what I was looking for but once you signed up, BAAAAMMMM! Turned out to be a complete SCAM! Wealthy Affiliate was the only credible site I’ve found where I was able to gain valuable knowledge toward my online business venture and I’ve been successful since!
“Trust me, if I can do it then so can you!”
Here’s a screenshot of my very own member page:
In a nutshell, take a look at how things work:
Choose an Interest
What’s your interest? What’s that “thing” you’re passionate about? When we think about it, we all have an area of expertise or something that gets us excited and motivated to do or talk about. Even if you can’t think of one, there’s just MILLIONS of different ideas you could come across online. Wealthy Affiliate can help you narrow it down to come up with your very own “niche”.
For instance, you’re interested in “learning to play a guitar”. That in itself, “learning to play a guitar” is a niche and could be the start of an idea for a website. Your business would be built around this central theme, much like the ultimate “go-to” resource for those with a passion for playing guitar.
With 3.75 BILLION people online on a daily basis, regardless of the topic you choose, you can be very successful!
This can be absolutely anything that interests you and there’s even pre-selected topics and training on how to narrow down your niche within Wealthy Affiliate.
“The goal is to have FUN with what you are doing. ZERO experience necessary!”
So what’s your passion? What have you buried or hidden to the world, never having the opportunity on a platform? Hang on to that because your success is much more likely to follow and it WILL happen when you are a member of Wealthy Affiliate.
Build a Website
Building your website can be very SIMPLE within Wealthy Affiliate. The process can take very little time just to get you started. You’ll find thousands of beautifully looking themes that are mobile-ready and revenue ready for your website. Your website will be the foundation of your business and what will ultimately lead to a successful venture.
Think of your website as a “storefront” for your business. All the activity and revenue will be generated as a direct result of your website maintenance. You’ll be surprised that there are MANY ways you can generate this revenue. Join Wealthy Affiliates and you are going to learn all about that!
At Wealthy Affiliate you’ll have access to the most advanced website and hosting platform in the world. A platform built for the most sophisticated online entrepreneurs from a technical standpoint, and with it’s ease of use, it’s an experience that any newbie can become and expert – take it from me!
There’ll be plenty of tweaking along the way, but your goal here will be focused on getting actual people to your website. Without people, you have no one to sell or advertise to. This is a critical aspect of your business if you’re looking monetize your site significantly.
Within the first few lessons at Wealthy Affiliate you are going to be learning all about the most current traffic techniques and how you can get an ABUNDANCE of relevant customers to your website through rankings in all the search engines…like Google, Bing & Yahoo.
MORE PEOPLE = MORE OPPORTUNITY!
In March 2017, it was reported that there are over 3.7 BILLION active Internet users searching for information all over the world! 3.7 BILLION people looking for solutions, surfing the web, and purchasing products/services. This, my friend, is YOUR audience and this is the reality
of the opportunity!
“Have I got your attention yet?”
Once you understand how to capitalize on this audience, you hold the potential to create and grow a business in any “niche” or interest that you choose.
Wealthy Affiliates can help you capitalize on the most current traffic methods such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Facebook and other like Social Media, and Pay Per Click. They’ll provide you with one of the world’s most advanced marketing tools and you get full access to networks of industry experts.
Let’s recap: Niche, CHECK! Website, CHECK! Audience/Traffic, CHECK! Now it’s time to drive up your revenue through “Affiliate Programs” which are completely free to join.
In simple terms, Affiliate Marketing at its very core is about relationships between three parties: adviser (company selling the product), publisher (individual or business promoting the product) and consumers. Affiliate programs allow you to promote pretty much anything you can imagine without having to own or create the product yourself.
“No need for inventory and no shipping required. You can literally be anywhere in the world, like working from home, and operate your business.”
As an affiliate marketer, the traffic you obtain based on your relevant content will ultimately send traffic to the company website. The company can pay you a commission of up to 75% if your visitors end up clicking, purchasing and closing a deal.
One popular example of an affiliate partnership is with Amazon through their Amazon Associate Program. As their affiliate partner, you have access to promote over 488 MILLION products on Amazon and earn a commission between 6-10%. A single referral can lead to $1,000’s in commissions to you!
“Amazon is just one such example, there are over 100,000 affiliate programs that you can join. Just about every product you can imagine has an affiliate program.”
As an affiliate you are going to be highly sought after in that particular skill set, niche, hobby or trade you choose, and you’ll quickly gain extensive knowledge within Wealthy Affiliate! Last year alone, the affiliate marketing industry generated over $3.4 billion in sales. Many of the industries top affiliates are members of the Wealthy Affiliate community, the LARGEST affiliate marketing community in the world boasting over 800,000 affiliates!
The statistics on spending online continues to significantly increase each year. Affiliate marketers are continuing to see massive growth in their businesses online.
Are you ready to take advantage of this life changing opportunity?
“Join TODAY and become part of a thriving community that you’ll quickly come to love called Wealthy Affiliate!”
Potential Products You Can Promote as an Affiliate
There are MILLIONS of products and services available to promote as an affiliate. According to your niche and the content contained in your posts, you’ll find a multitude of affiliate specific products.
Earlier I gave an example of a niche topic on “learning to play a guitar.” From this example a post could be written on a review of “The Top 5 Guitars For Beginners.” There are over 1,357,122 different types of “guitar” on Amazon alone, and you can earn commissions for promoting any one of them. That is just one affiliate program of MANY.
On another website I own, dreamsofmyown.com, I published a page about bible journaling. Take a look at a couple examples of how I was able to incorporate affiliate links through my partnership with DaySpring:
Once you understand the “initial” process of how things work and how to get traffic, there are MANY more ways in which you can monetize your website. Wealthy Affiliate teaches you all about the proper techniques to build, and scale your business successfully.