You’ve seen it in the movies. The main character looking up at a high-rise building from the street as though his destiny lies somewhere inside. He walks through the door into a corporate environment and its like he’s walking into another world. So what’s inside the door to Wealthy Affiliate?
It is a bit like that when you click on a link to take you into the world of Wealthy Affiliate. From the introduction you received in a blog post, a facebook post, a pin on pinterest, a tweet, a photo on instagram, or a video on YouTube you are imagining your destiny could lie within.
A link is a threshold. When you stand at a threshold, life before it lies behind you. Your life beyond it – your destiny – lies before you. The future awaits you.
Welcome to the future when you click on a link to Wealthy Affilate. It’s not get rich quick. It’s learn the system, apply the system, do the work and enjoy the benefits.
What you see above will be your first impression of Wealthy Affiliate. I added the arrows, so more on them soon. They say a picture paints a thousand words. This page keeps it simple. The only pictures we see when first clicking through are the pictures of those people who have just done something on the platform. The words here say it as it is. A platform designed for Affiliate Marketers of all levels. And it is.
Wealthy Affiliate was founded by Carson and Kyle to create opportunities for others that they had experienced for themselves. To date they’ve assisted over 1.5 million entrepreneurs who’ve started out on this affiliate marketing pathway. And they have 16 years in business behind them already.
By clicking on the small arrow below Learn More you will scroll through on overview of the platform. If that’s not enough to get you entering your email address and opening the next door you can click the items in the menu bar to get more detailed information about those different aspects of the platform.
Once you’ve decided to cross the next threshold you’ll enter into Wealthy Affiliate proper where for a week you’ll have access to almost everything WA has to offer. Below is a picture of what your dashboard will look like when you enter your email address and get started. I have added the arrows and text saying what the icons are in top right corner.
If you’ve clicked through from someone’s link you’ve probably received an email telling you all about Wealthy Affiliate. You’ll have access to the first training module of 10 lessons to get you up and running. In the process you’ll get a chance to set up a free website if you haven’t already got one.
Also, you’ll be able to check in with questions in the Live Chat function. And you are able to write questions in the New Questions area and receive answers from more experienced members of Wealthy Affiliate. That’s one of the most encouraging aspects of WA. Once you step into a paid membership you’ll never lack for members to help you with answers to questions and encouragement.
The basics of Affiliate Marketing are covered in 10 lessons in the first module.
- Getting Rolling,
- Understanding how to make money online
- Choose a niche
- Building your own niche website
- Setting up your website
- Getting your site ready for the search engines
- Creating your intial website content
- Creating custom menus on your website
- Understanding keywords, the start of your content
- Congratulations, and your next steps.
At this point it’s a bit like the Matrix, you can take the blue pill and reality will stay as it is. Sure, you’ve learned a few things in the first module, you’ve created a free website, you know what is required to create content. You can potter around with your free website for the next six months.
Unlike the Matrix you’ll get another chance to take the red pill at the six month point and move to premium. Or you can jump immediately in to life at Wealthy Affiliate Premium after taking the red pill and take the journey to the next level.
Training – Your Passport to Success
If you are embarking on an international journey of significance you’ll need a passport. It may not be an international journey when you decide you want to find out what’s inside the door to Wealthy Affiliate, but if you’re willing to take the steps that are mapped out for you you’re going to need a passport.
The Wealthy Affiliate Training is that passport. In the Online Entrepreneur Certification there are 5 levels of 10 lessons each. You’ve seen the first level Getting Started above. The others are: Building your own Traffic Producing Website, then Making Money, Mastering Social Engagement, and finally Achieving Maximum Success through Content Creation.
There is another pathway you can take and that is the Affiliate Bootcamp. This contains 7 levels with the same amount of lessons per level. Here we have: Getting your Business Rolling, and Content, Keywords & Conversions, then Giving your Site Social Value and Get Visual, Get Aesthetic, Get a Brand through Media. The last three levels in the Bootcamp are: Knowing your Audiences and Catapulting your Referrals, and Bing, Yahoo and the Power of PPC, then finally
How to Scale Successful PPC campaigns.
Your Niche – holding hands with your customer.
You now know what’s inside the door to Wealthy Affiliate.
Your niche is the door you are offering to your customer or audience so they can meet you in your website. It is one of the foundations of affiliate marketing. So, to get really clear about what your niche is, there are a few resources within Wealthy Affiliate to help you. Follow the training, use the search tool.
Just like Wealthy Affiliate is holding your hand while they walk you through the training, what you’ll be doing is holding the hands of your customers through the content you are creating. This process gains their trust and trust is important in the marketer to customer/client relationship.
Step forward into your future.
Let WA take your hand into their world. Find out what’s inside the door to Wealthy Affiliate. It’s a platform that will nourish your dreams and give you the tools to nourish your customers. Step forward into your future.