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Wealthy Affiliate Review ~ The Truth!

The Truth About Wealthy Affiliate

Product Name: Wealthy Affiliate

Product Website: http://wealthyaffiliate.com

Product Owners: Kyle & Carson

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Product Entry Cost: Starter Member – Zero (Free Sign Up)

Product User Category: New, Intermediate or Experienced Online Business Owners

Overall Ranking %: 98%

Your Introduction To Wealthy Affiliate

Can I firstly explain to you exactly why I’m highly qualified to write this review of the Wealthy Affiliate program, and to bring it to your attention. It’s because I had the wherewithal to actually join the program as a Premium Member after testing it out for free, applying due diligence, and trusting my own judgement.

This now places me in a position to give you outsiders an insiders perspective, and I believe that this is how it should be, because it really bugs me when I read reviews by people recommending programs that they haven’t even joined themselves.

The Wealthy Affiliate program is designed to help new, intermediate or highly experienced marketers to learn and develop new skills and techniques to enable them to become successful online business owners.

I will expand on this generic statement in a moment, but before I do, I’d like to state that the co-owners of this program, are not only committed to helping people achieve their goals, but they are also so confident that Wealthy Affiliate is a program that will deliver positive results, that they are willing to allow you to join as a Starter Member for Free (which, as mentioned earlier is what I did). There is an option where you can, at any stage, upgrade to a Premium Membership.

That is entirely your decision, but the point here is, that your decision will be based on your inside knowledge of the program. which, as far as I am aware, is not something that you would be privy to anywhere else.

Wealthy Affiliate Pros & Cons

You will have seen above that I awarded the program a 98% rating, so you would not expect any major negative issues to be raised in this section, and you would be right. I do not think the program is perfect, but there again, I cannot think of any program I’ve been involved in over the years that could be not be improved. Kyle the co- owner of Wealthy Affiliate himself conceded that there were areas they were working on, which for me is a pleasing aspect, as it demonstrates that they recognize that only by constantly working to improve on an already rock solid package can they retain and increase membership numbers, and provide them with the best possible package at a given time. But these are general issues, the whole package and the concept cannot be faulted.

Let’s put it this way, apply this principle “Don’t strive for perfection, strive for progress” and you won’t go far wrong, and this is what Wealthy Affiliate is doing, they are providers of tools, techniques, and tactics that will progressively improve all areas of your current or new business,

This is what Wealthy Affiliate will do for you.

Provide: Step By Step Training Courses

Provide: A Library Of Videos & Tutorials

Provide: Classrooms On A Variety Of Business Building Topics

Provide: Live Webinar Training Sessions

Provide: Access via An Activity Dashboard To A Wealth Of Knowledge From Within The Wealthy Affiliate Community

Provide: Access To “Like Minded Entrepreneurs” (Who Are More Than Willing To Help & Assist Less Experienced Individuals)

Provide: Websites & Hosting (Including The WordPress Express Website Builder – To Build Your Site In 30 Seconds)

Provide: Keyword Research Tools

Provide: Link Tracker Tools

Provide: Rapid Writer Tool To Boost Your Content Creation

You will, I’m sure, agree that the Pros really do far outweigh the Cons.

Who Would Benefit From Joining The Wealthy Affiliate Program?

I’d say that anyone who joins the Wealthy Affiliate Program would undoubtedly benefit from being involved in such a vibrant and innovative program.

Anyone that is, who is looking to advance their understanding of website building and online business creation so that they have the best possible opportunity of ending up with a highly successful online business, built on firm foundations, that would be constantly, as stated earlier, looking at ways to improve and progress.

So, if you’re new, intermediate, or highly experienced Wealthy Affiliate would be a fit for you. And to support that view, when you realize the different levels of expertize within Wealthy Affiliate you can clearly see that all levels are catered for.

The answer to my question was therefore simply ~ ANYONE who’s looking to build a successful online business in any niche.

Wealthy Affiliate Support Systems

The one thing that stands out when you first join Wealthy Affiliate is the remarkable and unique support systems that they have in place. If you’ve been ignored or felt isolated in programs you have been or are currently involved in, you will notice a stark difference in this companies approach to helping and supporting their members.

The Co-Owners Kyle & Carson are open and transparent, they always make themselves available to guide you on your way, this ethos seems to have been naturally engrained across the board, with member to member interaction, community support, and course discussions, being the daily norm.

If you have a general question about any topic all you have to do is ask.

If you have a technical problem with WordPress all you have to do is ask.

If you want anyone to have a look at your new website for any tips or advice on improving it, all you have to do is ask.

If you want to speak to the owners, all you have to do is contact them.

In brief, if you want anything at all, all you need to do is ask.

To summarize, if you’re looking for Help and Support ~ Wealthy Affiliate have most definitely got that aspect well and truly covered.

Wealthy Affiliate Entry Cost.

There are 2 entry levels available as follows:

The Starter Membership Level & The Premium Membership Level.

The Starter Package is a “no brainer” as it costs absolutely nothing to join. It will provide you with access to the Wealthy Affiliate community and the live chat feature. You get access to the facility that will enable you to build 2 websites, again at zero cost. You also get access to training modules, classrooms, and keyword tools [ALL FOR FREE]

The Premium Package costs $47 per month or $359 for the year. It takes your prospect of building a successful online business to another level, as it basically has all you will ever need to build and maintain your online presence at the highest level. The chart below will clarify things for you.

Wealthy Affiliate My Final Thoughts

I have been working online for a number of years now, and have experienced life in good, fair, indifferent, and really bad programs. The Wealthy Affiliate program however is something else.

This is why I joined.

I have a primary business (see About Me) and wanted another platform to present my program. Wealthy Affiliate puts me in a position to take my business to another level. I’ll be able to build a website(s), write my blog(s), get my message(s) across with the support of a variety experts and expertize, that otherwise would be unavailable to me.

I would highly recommend that if anyone out there, is serious about building a successful online business in whichever niche you’re working in, then there is no better alternative to help you achieve your goals than Wealthy Affiliate.

*You can join for free, and upgrade anytime, but if you join for free and upgrade within the first 7 days (which is what I did) you will receive a 59% discount on your first subscription

“Success is the Progressive realization of a worthy ideal”

In Conclusion

I’d like to thank and congratulate anyone who accessed my post and actually read it through to this point. Because I have one additional piece of information which might be of interest to you. Wealthy Affiliate have an additional benefit not mentioned in the above post, namely, it’s lucrative compensation plan if you promote the program as an affiliate.

Check out the table below to learn more

Earn Revenue by Referring People to Wealthy Affiliate

Wealthy Affiliate has one of the most exciting affiliate programs available anywhere online and you can earn consistent revenue by simply referring others to the community!

wa_too_much_money_336x280You Earn $22.50 Monthly Recurring

You Earn $175 Yearly Recurring
Conversion Rate is 1 in 8 & Over 12% of
People go Premium
Earn $100+ Per Premium Signup
Commissions are $8 for the first month $19 special offer, then $22.50 thereafter.
Starter Members earn $4 for special offer referrals, then $11.25 monthly and $87.50 yearly commissions.
And furthermore, Wealthy Affiliate provides step by step video training on how to build an incredibly successful business by referring others to Wealthy Affiliate.

 

I hope you enjoyed my personal review exposing the truth behind Wealthy Affiliate. I would like to point out that if you have any questions relating to this post that you can offer your comments below. I’d love to hear from you

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How To Promote Your Business On Facebook

How To Promote Your Business On Facebook

Introduction

Facebook has more than 1.3 billion active users, it’s the world’s largest social network by some distance – and its commercial future is built partly on attracting more and more businesses to use it as an advertising platform. This makes it a really attractive platform for all businesses irrespective of size, but the challenge for you business owners is to create a campaign that serves your needs, rather than filling Mark Zuckerberg’s already deep pockets.

As mentioned Facebook has 1.3 billion active users and that sheer volume will, in turn, provide you with a very broad spectrum of users across age ranges, educational levels, incomes and genders; even if you don’t have a targeted demographic to aim for, there’s an excellent chance of reaching potential customers. Even if you primarily target other businesses, Facebook is a good place to get started: employees and members of targeted businesses will be using it even if their company don’t actually have an official Facebook account..

Before you start your Facebook marketing campaign, it’s important to work out a strategy that will include your aims and goals, and cover what you hope the campaign will achieve. You should aim to improve your bottom line; simply chasing follower numbers is not necessarily the correct strategy – You should be targeting and building the right audience rather than merely going after the largest possible one.

Your Facebook Page

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First and very important rule – do not use your personal profile to promote your business. your page should undoubtedly reflect aspects of your personality, but exposing potential customers to personal profile posts that might not reflect favorably on  your professional reputation is not recommended. You should also avoid using Groups; these are designed for discussions on a specific  topic, rather than a means to communicate with prospects  or as a promotional channel for businesses. The perfect home for a business is a Facebook Page, which gives you access to many free to use features which are designed to make your social media presence highly effective.

Prior to setting up your Page, ensure you have all the required media resources you need to bring your page to life. Your Profile Picture should be a “square” image (this could be your own personal image or, if you wish, a company logo). You can also use your Cover Photo to promote your business, which provides you with an opportunity to change it, when required, to reflect your latest offers or new developments. The recommended dimensions of your cover photo should be 851 x 315 pixels for desktop browsers, but please note that the image will display at 640 x 360 on smartphones, so you’ll need to ensure you fit promotional messages into that width. Check out canva.com for free Facebook Cover Photo templates.

Remember to display images and text that what will appeal to your target audience and take care to reflect your company branding. Your Facebook Page should feel like a natural extension of your overall online marketing, not an awkward looking add-on.

Planting the seeds

Bear in mind that your follower numbers is not the best measure of how successful your Page is, a reasonably sized audience will give you credibility with prospective customers. Start by aiming for “25 Likes”, because once you get that number, you can then select a custom username, that should reflect and represent your business. This is important: because when it’s first created, your Page will have a lengthy and unsightly address, which won’t fit easily onto your promotional material. Once you’ve set up your “username”, you’ll be able to adopt a simpler and more relevant address such as www.facebook.com/BestTraffic

It should be a relatively easy task to build a big enough seed audience to allow you access this feature by requesting friends, family and business colleagues to “like”  your new Page. (Please note that the only reason for these initial number of followers is solely to gain access to your username; they will not be representative of your true and long-term target audience.) Once you’ve got 25 Likes, go to facebook.com/username and choose your Page from the list. Type in the name of your choice and select “Check availability”. Please note that you can change it only once,. so spend some time to ensure that the name is a good fit for you and your business.

Now we get down to the serious stuff, it’s time to strat posting your all important content and to work on attracting and developing your real audience. Your next goal should be100 “likes”: the more “likes” you have, the more credible your business will be perceived, and indeed the more likely it is that visitors will “like” the Page themselves.

These first 100 followers are pivotal, because each of them will have, on average, approximately 200 friends,who will, very possibly, share their interests and will as a consequence, just might, be interested in your business. Nowadays however, attracting their attention is not free: the days of being able to reach these secondary prospects without having to resort to paid advertising have long passed, as on average fewer than 10% of your actual followers will see your non-sponsored posts. So once you’ve posted a few interesting updates that people will be compelled to share, try clicking the “Promote” button beneath the best or most recent post to pay for this service.

But do not despair,the good news is that you can disregard Facebook’s  budget suggestions: you can spend as little as

$5 per day to have your post seen by several hundred if not thousands of people. At the start, you’ll need to target users based on their age, gender, location and interests, but as you progress and get a fanbase, you can switch to targeting your follower’s friends if you believe that they’re likely to share interests. This will boost the effectiveness of the ads, as people are more likely to follow a Page that their friends have previously “liked”.

Once you have a few hundred followers, your Page should be attractive enough to grow organically, thus allowing you to switch your attention from spending on attracting followers, to focusing on using Facebook as a means of driving buying traffic to your business website.

What should you post?

To attract regular viewers to your Facebook Page, you should write daily status updates. But always consider your audience. I think it’s counter productive to have your follower’s newsfeeds inundated with sales messages. So what’s the answer?.

A particularly successful type of update is the sort that gives insight into your business. The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) examined how top corporations and charities use Facebook to cultivate and grow good relationships with their followers, and it concluded that overall the most influential status updates were those that gave a behind-the-scenes look at the organisation. In particular, consider posting images and videos of the company at work. People are inquisitive, and with images and videos you can show that real people are involved, and that they are working in a real business. These types of posts should be unique to you and not remakes of material visitors will have already seen..

The PRSA also found that successful posts were ones that showed a willingness to interact with followers (and for those followers to interact with each other). You can accomplish this by posting polls, quizzes, requests for help, and competitions. As an example, If your company makes a product, then encourage followers to post photos of themselves using that product, which you can then share with others.

Another type of post that can attract and engage people in conversation, is an update that shows you you share their interests and values. The more positively you represent and reflect your community, the better. An equestrian centre may be reasonably expected to have a point of view on the welfare of horses, for example.

Images for Facebook

Behind-the-scenes images are simply produced – take the photo on your smartphone, adjust as required and upload it. But what about other graphics? The team at Buffer (bufferapp.com) has discovered that self-explanatory images perform significantly better online than those that need a caption added for a status update. If you were planning to post and comment on a image, it’s much better to display the comment on the actual image. Increasing the likelihood of it being shared – also ensure that your Page name is included in the text you include, so that you get the credit.

You don’t even have to take the photo yourself for this to work: copyright-free photos can be obtained from sites such as pixabay.com, which is ideal for generic images such as landscapes, equipment, or animals. Other stock libraries provide this service, but with having a much wider choice will charge (however, you’ll need only a relatively low-resolution photo for Facebook, so the fee will be small). For infographics, a great free choice is easel.ly, or fiverr.com which involves a small charge.

Running your Page

While social media is invaluable, it should not be allowed to take up all your time – after all, you do still have a business to run. You need to discover ways to update your Facebook Page with the least effort possible. One solution is to schedule your posts in advance, generating a day’s worth in one go – but do not let it preclude your off the cuff posts that reflect events as they actually happen.

You can do this using Facebook’s built-in scheduling feature. Write your post in the normal way, then click the spinner next to the Post button.which will allow you to specify a future date and time – the default is ten minutes into the future. You can also backdate posts, which can be useful to allow you to post on Monday about events over the weekend, for example.

Facebook’s scheduling is not the most sophisticated: you have to set a time manually for every future post. Buffer is a more convenient option, since it lets you set up a schedule and then queue up status updates to be posted to Facebook at the next available time slot. For example, you can tell Buffer to create slots at 9.00am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm; then, if you’re posting at 10.45am and have no updates in your queue, that post will go live at 11.00am. If you add two updates, the first will be processed at 11.00am, the second at 1.00pm and so on. You can therefore ensure a regular stream of content without having to set a time for each update.

If you’re creating the right types of post, you should receive some reaction from your community in the form of “likes”, “shares” and “comments” on your updates. If you really want to build momentum, it’s essential that you, without fail, respond to comments – something, according to social media analytics firm socialbakers.com, only a minority of business Page owners actually do. People love relationships, so make a point of responding to comments and building a rapport with people who show interest in your business.

Keeping track

You can keep track using the Insights section of your Page to measure your progress and success. Click the Insights link to see a summary of recent posts, then the “See All Posts” link to open a view with the detail. Don’t over concern yourself about the Reach column – what matters most is engagement, as it’s an indication of how many people were actually interested in your post, rather than simply how many saw it. If your aim was to link followers to an external source, then check the Post Clicks figure. Otherwise, click the downward-pointing arrow next to Likes, Comments & Shares and select Likes | Comments | Shares to break down the engagement figure into types.

In essence, shares are the most valuable of engagements, since they encourage friends of your followers to “like” your Page. Comments come a close second, as they show that a follower is actively interested in your Page, and some of their friends will see their activity. Likes are the least effective type of engagement, but are still worth having for the reasons given above. It’s a good idea to analyse your recent posts and learn which have resulted in the highest numbers of shares, comments and Likes, This will enable you to ascertain what actually for your particular audience.

Once you have an established community of followers, consider using Facebook ads to drive traffic to your website. These ads can be effective, but work best when you have at least a few hundred followers: Facebook can then utilize it’s knowledge base to better target your ads. Start off by simply focusing on regularly posting useful, interesting and engaging content, along with well judged use of Promoted Posts, to build a community of wholehearted supporters and champions of your cause.

As stated at the start, always bear in mind the bottom line: (Your ROI) as with all marketing efforts, your campaign must result in more profit, one way or another, and not simply an egotistic measure such as follower count. In Europe, Facebook generates around $3 per user in quarterly revenue – why not aim for at least that amount?

 

 

Wealthy Affiliate Black Friday Deals

Wealthy Affiliate Discounts

Over the period November 28th to December 1st at 11:59pm PST Wealthy Affiliate will offer yearly memberships for only $299 if you are either a monthly or a Starter member.

That’s an amazing 53% discount on the normal monthly membership price! which equates to a daily cost of just $0.82 per day, and less than $25 per month for premium access to the host of benefits afforded to members of Wealthy Affiliate

Where else could you run any online business with such low daily and monthly fees? The fact is that nothing in the industry comes close to what WA have to offer.

Furthermore the owners are constantly looking to improve on the already value packed package they have available, so you can rest assured that your business will always be up to date with current tends and developments.

But that’s not all, as part of the Black Friday discount offer, Kyle and Carson have added a surprise bonus for those who take up the reduced yearly membership option.

You may question why you should take on an yearly option, so I’ll just explain briefly why the yearly option is not just a financial plus. It’s a know fact that the most successful people online are those who provide themselves adequate time to achieve that success. Too many people nowadays, crave overnight success, which in all honesty is simply not a realistic approach to developing a long term successful online business, with proper foundations and an investment of time and effort. Please note, that the only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Wealthy Affiliate over a realistic time frame will provide you with the firm foundation to enable you to build and develop skills and knowledge that are required if you want to succeed, and the first months can be used to nurture those skills and build on that knowledge. Time is an invaluable resource, make good use of it.

So, take advantage of this Wealthy Affiliate Black Friday offer today and also gain access to the “never seen before” bonus in the process.

Here’s to Your Success ~ Please feel free to comment on this post, or if you have any questions you need answering ~ Good Luck and a Happy Thanksgiving to you all.

Tuesday December 2nd 2014

Please Note that the above offer has been extended (due to crazy demand)

 

 

Keyword Tools: Jaaxy Review

What Every Online Marketer Needs

Product Name: Jaaxy

Product Website: www.jaaxy.com

Rating: 99% (Nobody’s Perfect)

Cost: From $19 monthly or –>>>

Training: Very Good

Support: Excellent

Overall Verdict: An Essential Tool for any Online Marketer

At this point, I’d like to refer to a previous post entitled Website Building which outlined the process of creating a quality website representing any niche imaginable.

But prior to the creation process there had to be considerable research to establish that the right keywords were found, and used, to ensure that they attracted high traffic volumes. Without the right keyword you are destined to fail.

That’s why, whеn іt comes to finding kеуwоrdѕ tо uѕе fоr articles оr nеw websites, I always  visit Jааxу fоr mу kеуwоrd research. Not only is it easy to use and apply, thе results produced also reinforce the faith I have in the product, as they are extremely accurate.

Jааxу is аn оnlіnе аррlісаtіоn so you can uѕе іt on аnу PC оr Mас соmрutеr because thеrе іѕ nо software tо dоwnlоаd. And as mentioned earlier, I highly rесоmmеnd Jааxу fоr іt’ѕ ease оf uѕе, ѕрееd аnd dаtа ассurасу.

Jааxу is a rеvоlutіоnary product when it comes to finding hіgh traffic kеуwоrdѕ wіth lоw соmреtіtіоn for аll tуреs оf оnlіnе marketing and niches..

Thе Jааxу Keyword tооl wіll fіnd hіghlу functional keywords that wіll reflect and match prospective visitors/buyers search criteria. Bу uѕіng dаtа dіrесtlу frоm Gооglе, and combining it effectively wіth Jааxу’ѕ оwn рrорrіеtаrу dаtа, Jааxу will dеlіvеr kеуwоrd results that will see your webpage soar to the Google number one page spot that you need to be successful.

Fоr Artісlе Mаrkеtеrѕ, аnd website owners whо rely оn Sеаrсh Engine Oрtіmіzаtіоn tо drіvе trаffіс tо their ѕіtеѕ, Jааxу іѕ what you’ve been yearning for. Making the process of finding keywords super fast, it eliminates the tedium of manually searching, аnd instantly rеturnѕ hundreds оf kеуwоrdѕ fоr еvеrу search you undertake.

Cоmbіning Jaaxy with anоthеr affiliate rеѕоurсе ѕuсh as Wеаlthу Affіlіаtе would provide a huge lеvеrаgе for уоur online buѕіnеѕѕ.

Anyone looking to create an online presence, whether it be for a local business, an online business, or an affiliate driven business needs to understand keywords. Not only that, they need a tool that is going to help them find keywords. And the place to find them, effectively and efficiently is via Jaaxy.com

The Jaaxy Pros

#1 ~ Simple and reliable interface

#2 ~ No fluff, Just pure content

#3 ~ No software downloads required

#4 ~ Proxy servers used, no additional costs for highly accurate data

#5 ~ I’ve worked with these guys on other programs, support is top drawer.

#6 ~ Keyword research results are extremely accurate.

#7 ~ Find new domains within the Jaaxy structure.

#8 ~ Bonus products with purchase.

#9 ~ A lucrative affiliate program (see below)

The Jaaxy Cons

I mentioned earlier that nobody’s perfect, but this comes pretty close.

No significant minuses.

In Conclusion

Jааxу іѕ a top notch kеуwоrd rеѕеаrсh tооl thаt dоеѕn’t involve downloading any software аnd is a match for аll оnlіnе marketers, irrespective of their experience or skill levels. It provides marketers with the ammunition required to propel their business to the next level, and consequently, bigger paydays.

Keyword Competition – Only available with Jaaxy

Knowing the competition that a keyword has in the search engines is the single most valuable piece of data that you can have. Without knowing how many websites are ranked for a keyword, you are rolling the dice. It’s why keyword tools in the past have never worked for you.

So here we go  ==>>>

Still unsure? Test is out for yourself, right here, right now !!


 

Before I close, I’d like to present you with some facts about Jaaxy’s lucrative Affiliate Program, which I referred to earlier.

 

Jaaxy has one of the most exciting affiliate programs available anywhere online and you can earn consistent revenue by simply referring others to the community!

 

 

 

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to use the section below to contact me. I’ll respond to all issues raised. Thanks for your time.