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Wealthy Affiliate certainly is the leader in the affiliate marketing industry for training people on how to make money online.
Their training is comprehensive and takes you through step by step so you can go at your own pace to build your online business as you’re learning.
Their training is especially good for beginners as you’ll be guided through their lessons with videos and tasks so you can go at your own pace and build your website as you go.
Not only that, when you join Wealthy Affiliate, you’re actually also joining a huge community of like minded people who are all doing the same thing, building an online business.
It’s great to already have a network of people you can ask questions to and get support from whenever you need help.
There are three main ways to make money with Wealthy Affiliate plus there are some other smaller ways to earn on the platform as well which I’ll go through later on.
For more detailed information about their training courses and what features/tools are available, check out my full review here:
Today, I will show you the following 3 ways to make money on their platform:
- Wealthy Affiliate’s Affiliate Program (Best Ever!)
- Build Your Own Online Business In Your Own Topic
- Create New Training
You can see me explain the three ways on Wealthy Affiliate in my video walkthrough below and I will also offer you some bonus info here that’s not in the video: BONUS TIPS: More Ways To Earn On Wealthy Affiliate!
So let’s get to it!
MY VIDEO WALKTHROUGH: 3 WAYS ON HOW TO MAKE MONEY ON WEALTHY AFFILIATE
Here’s my video walkthrough of the 3 ways on how to make money on Wealthy Affiliate!
I hope you will enjoy this (Updated Jan/19 Video):
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#1) WEALTHY AFFILIATE’S AFFILIATE PROGRAM
Wealthy Affiliate teaches affiliate marketing so it only makes sense for them to also have an affiliate program for free and paid members to join so they can earn money by referring others to their training platform.
What’s great about their affiliate program is that they have a recurring commissions feature, meaning you can earn as long as your referral remains a paying member!
Also, if they stop being a Premium member and come back later, you will continue to earn from that referral, therefore your referral will last a lifetime which is awesome.
You can also earn 3 digit commissions which can really boost your earnings.
There’s also a very cool FREE TRIP incentive if you can get 300 sales in a calendar year which I’ll show you below which I have achieved in 2018!
Finally, once you become a Super Affiliate by reaching at least 300 sales in a calendar year, you’ll have lots of opportunities opened to you and you get to work closely with the owners to grow your own business.
I have not seen another affiliate program quite like this!
How Does It Work?
Every member inside Wealthy Affiliate will have an affiliate link in the “Program Details” section under the Airplane top right menu like this:
You are actually able to grab an affiliate link to ANY page on Wealthy Affiliate so if you wanted to use some of the content on there, you just need to look for the affiliate link button for that page.
You can then use those affiliate links on your blog or social media accounts to promote the training platform with.
The current metrics is that 1 in 8 people who join Wealthy Affiliate will convert to a Premium member, that’s over 12% conversion rate!
How Much Money Can You Make?
As a Starter (Free) member, you can make as follows:
If your referral upgrades within the first 7 days to a monthly membership with the special price of $19, you will earn $4, after that your recurring commission will be $11.75.
There is a new 6-month membership that was recently introduced in Jan/19 which costs members $234 to buy, and as a Starter affiliate, you’ll earn $54.
If your referral upgrades to an annual membership which costs $359, you will earn $87.50.
Going 6-month or annual only makes sense because you will need the support of the community plus the tools available on the platform for at least a year.
Also, you will save a ton of money buying an annual membership than to pay month to month.
If you’re a Premium member yourself, you will earn double what a Starter member earns, so your commissions are:
- $8 monthly special rate
- $23.50 recurring monthly
- $108 for 6-month memberships
- $175 for annual memberships
6-month and annual commissions are held for 30 days before they are paid out, otherwise all other commissions are paid out the 1st of the following month via PayPal. Minimum payouts are as low as $10.
Affiliate Program Perk: FREE TRIP
If you are able to get 300 Premium referrals within a calendar year, you will be invited to an all paid, 3 day, 4 night, Super Affiliate Conference held in Las Vegas!
You’ll be able to meet and hangout with the owners, Kyle & Carson, in person while also meeting other Super Affiliates as well.
The event are packed with fun entertainment as well as awesome learning from other Super Affiliates and you get to discuss your business in a 1-on-1 basis with the owners who will show you how to 2x & 4x your business in the current year!
This experience was absolutely priceless!
I achieved this goal in Aug 2018 and attended the Super Affiliate conference in Jan, 2019, here is my video reel of my entire Las Vegas trip which was absolutely amazing:
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It was truly an incredible experience to be working with such an incredible company that would do this for their Super Affiliates.
They really go all out for us and the reason why that is, is because they want to know what WE think about their upcoming changes, additions, and improvements for their training platform.
The owners of Wealthy Affiliate truly care about their members and always on the forefront to be the leaders in the affiliate marketing space.
Once you sign up, you will take the Affiliate Bootcamp course that’s specific to learning how to promote Wealthy Affiliate.
You’ll be taken down a step by step path to build your website and learn how to write in a way so your website can attract its own visitors.
You will learn how to convert this visitors with the strategies taught in Affiliate Bootcamp.
If you sign up with me, a Super Affiliate, I will be able to coach you and also give you a BONUS that can really shorten your learning curve which is a 6-video series that shows you how exactly I reached Super Affiliate status and I open up my entire first 2 years of my online business to show you everything!
So, I hope to show you and help you get to Super Affiliate status as well.
#2) BUILD YOUR OWN ONLINE BUSINESS WITH YOUR OWN TOPIC
Using the same strategies that’s taught in Affiliate Bootcamp, you can build your own online business with a topic of your choice with the Online Entrepreneur Certification course, the other main course at Wealthy Affiliate.
You’ll be learning how to choose your niche and how to build your website in a way that it will attract thousands of visitors a month like my website does.
You’ll learn how to pick affiliate products for your niche and learn how to sell without need to really sell.
Many members have picked their own niche and build Amazon affiliate sites which are very popular.
If you signed up with me, I can give you access to a specific training by my friend created, who’s an Amazon expert, which will help shorten your learning curve by a lot!
These bonus trainings I’m referring to here and in the above section does not mean you don’t do main courses that I recommended, you still have to go through the core training.
The bonus trainings will help you apply the core training and help you understand it better.
How much you earn and what incentives you’ll get all depends on which affiliate programs you pick to partner with.
There is no short of affiliate programs out there for almost any niche you can think of but choosing a niche is very important as it will determine how fast you will see results.
The more competitive a niche is, the longer it takes to make money, but also there is money to be made.
If you have a less competitive niche, you’ll see results much earlier with less work but you may not make as much money in the long run on a month to month basis.
So, your strategy here is to build a few small niches but don’t do them all at once. I never recommend you doing two niches at once, always just start with one as once is a lot of work to get going.
#3) CREATE NEW TRAINING
After being a Premium member for three months, you’ll be able to start creating trainings on there. The training can be about anything to do with building an affiliate marketing online business.
Therefore you can create new training for WordPress tips, how to create a certain way you’ve discovered, other ways to make money with your blog, and other topics that will help other members further their online journey.
If there’s a topic you searched on Wealthy Affiliate that you couldn’t find, that’s a great indication a new training is needed!
Find the answer yourself and then create a training to earn some extra money. Trust me, other members will thank you!
The training can be in video format like the ones I’ve made:
Or the training can be a step-by-step written tutorials, it’s up to you what you want to teach other members.
The more you people like your training, view it, and comment on there, the higher your training will rank.
The higher you rank, the more money you will make at different levels. Each level is worth 10 credits with the same worth of $0.50 each.
It’s not that hard to reach level one, so you can earn $5 easily but the other levels will take a bit longer to reach.
BONUS TIPS: MORE WAYS TO EARN ON WEALTHY AFFILIATE
1) HOW TO GET TONS MORE REFERRALS
When you are a member on the Wealthy Affiliate platform, you can blog on there and ask questions – these all turn into pages on the platform.
Because Wealthy Affiliate’s website is highly ranked on Google, anything you create on there, whether a blog or ask a question or training, the content you create on there can be searched by anyone on the internet.
If someone clicks on your content from a Google search and ends up signing up on Wealthy Affiliate, that referral is YOURS!
That is why anything you create on Wealthy Affiliate, it’s important to also use appropriate keywords and don’t only think that only members will be able to see your content.
Everyone on the internet has the potential to see your Wealthy Affiliate posts!
Because you’re the author, you will be credited with that referral since it was because of your content that drove that person into Wealthy Affiliate.
I really love the number of ways you can earn and get referrals on this training platform and that’s why they are the best place to be if you want to create an online business for yourself!
2) REFERRAL’S ACCOUNT SETUP
When you first sign up on Wealthy Affiliate you will have an account profile that is empty without a profile picture or a description of who you are.
One of the ways to earn 2 credits worth $0.50/each is to encourage your referrals to upload a profile picture and write a description to introduce themselves.
This is actually encouraged so that others in the community can recognize you better and will be more comfortable communicating with you on the platform.
The platform actually makes it easy for you to upload a profile picture because it offers generic pictures of a puppy or cat or car, etc, so if your referral is not comfortable using their own picture, then they can use one of those.
Introducing yourself on the platform with a profile description is a great way for others to learn about you and you learn about other members.
Connecting and networking will help you further your online success by far!
There’s a section on Wealthy Affiliate called SiteComments where members go to give other members comments on their websites as getting engagement on your articles is a great thing for ranking purposes.
You can offer comments to earn enough community credits to buy comments for your own blog. As you become more familiar with how to comment, you will learn to be a Certified Commenter.
You could become a Certified Commenter and start earning cash credits which could be used towards your membership fees or be cashed out.
Community credits can only be used on the Wealthy Affiliate platform.
I hope these bonus tips will help you earn even more. It’s not going to be easy promoting Wealthy Affiliate, as it takes time to build free traffic, but it will be well worth it!
Remember these key success factors:
- hard work: there will be some grinding to do
- consistency: week after week, have a schedule and stick to it
- focus on one path/niche
- be patient
- persevere: don’t give up
You can learn more about Wealthy Affiliate and see more features of what you get with your either the Starter or Premium membership, see my free guide here:
Or if you want to start your Free account (no credit card needed), then go here:
If you have any questions about the Wealthy Affiliate platform or how to make money on it, please leave me a comment below and I’ll reply as soon as I can! I always do. 🙂
Let’s make money online!