Is The Wealthy Affiliate University A Scam? The Plain Truth

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Is The Wealthy Affiliate University A Scam? The Plain TruthLately there’s been a lot of negative reviews about Wealthy Affiliate and saying how Wealthy Affiliate is a scam, but is the Wealthy Affiliate University a scam for real though?

Do you believe everything you read on the internet without having researched it yourself?

I have been a Premium member there since September 2016, and I can tell you what the plain truth is:  No, Wealthy Affiliate University or just plain Wealthy Affiliate is not a scam.

In fact, when I found Wealthy Affiliate I felt like I have found GOLD!  This is because I finally found what I needed to start this blog with.  I wanted in-depth, step-by-step training on how to build this affiliate marketing business.

Their teachings and techniques have been amazing which I will tell you more below but the community inside is like no other.

Why people have to put others down to try to get up in the world boggles my mind but the people who are using Wealthy Affiliate can really tell you the truth.

Also, if you have actually used it yourself, you will also see the value in all the information found inside on that training platform.


I will tell you how they are not a scam:




Did you know that most of the owners of products in the internet marketing / make money online niche don’t usually provide free coaching?

Did you know that most of the time you can’t even contact the owners?


This is not the case at Wealthy Affiliate, Kyle & Carson can be contacted and if you need some coaching, they will give it to you.

Kyle is more of the front man and Carson is more behind the scenes but both are on the platform in some capacity or another and very much involved.

I’ve interacted with Kyle as many times as I wanted to and he even comes on Live Chat to talk to members and answers questions himself.  He will also congratulate or comment on members’ blogs on the platform.

People outside have no idea how much money they put into Wealthy Affiliate to make it better and better, year after year.

In the short time I’ve been there, they have improved the interface of the training courses, implemented many NEW features (SSL certificates, SiteSpeed, SiteContent, Course refresh, just to name a few), without raising any member fees!

Many other tweaks they have done on the platform to bring it more user friendly, even better looking, and making our businesses better by providing the best business tools for us to use.

They make it their business to see us succeed and they genuinely care about their members.  I have not seen another internet marketing product owner do nearly as much as these two do for their members.

Kyle and Carson are really wonderful owners and they show their care by how much they keep continually improving their platform that out performs any other affiliate marketing training program or internet marketing product I have seen.





There’s also been slams about what they teach and how their techniques don’t work.

People are saying Wealthy Affiliate teaches their members to just frivolously create fake reviews of other products so affiliates could just recommend their own platform but that is farthest from the truth.

They teach us to do well researched reviews either based on our own experience with the product or research what other actual customers have experienced and to form our own opinion based on our research and testing.

All of my reviews on this blog have either been used by me, or have been thoroughly researched before I form my own opinion about the product.

The truth is, there are so many products that are way less superior to what we experience inside Wealthy Affiliate that there is no other way to review these other products but to warn others about them.

I simply compare the product at hand to what I know is inside Wealthy Affiliate and majority of them just don’t even compare.

Like apples and oranges, most of them aren’t even in the same playing field as the training and business tools available inside Wealthy Affiliate.

Now, if some affiliates are just calling other products scams without the thorough research or from their own experience, then that’s not to blame the training at Wealthy Affiliate.

There are over 800,000 members at Wealthy Affiliate and it’s not up to the owners to regulate everyone’s reviews, every affiliate is responsible for their own blog and online business.

The training at Wealthy Affiliate is well thought out, organized and nowhere do they teach us to write untrue things or slam other companies.

If you want to see a glimpse of what they teach, I have a detailed review of one of their main courses here.



I have also heard that we promote Wealthy Affiliate without showing proof of success but have you read my review of Wealthy Affiliate?

I have also compiled this list of success stories inside Wealthy Affiliate, click on image to go read them:

Wealthy Affiliate Success Stories


I actually wished more members would be more outspoken about their successes but some member just don’t because they’re busy building their business and keeping them successful!

Every year, the successful affiliates are treated to an ALL PAID 3 day Super Affiliate Conference to Las Vegas!!  And these are just the members who promote Wealthy Affiliate, these do NOT include all the other members that promote other niches and have other successful online businesses, which is the majority.

Do you have any affiliate programs or training programs you’ve joined that offer all-paid trips for their members?  I didn’t think so.

Why would they put on such a BONUS to members that can reach this goal?  Because the owners are freaking AWESOME, that’s why!  This is another way they show they care about their members and want to celebrate their successes!

See a video of their latest trip:




I’ve been scammed and wasted so much money on other crappy product before I found Wealthy Affiliate, that when I did find Wealthy Affiliate I knew instantly this is what I have been searching for.

My Wealthy Affiliate ProfileI have never felt more at home than when I found Wealthy Affiliate.  I was so relieved too because I knew this time I will build my website right and I will learn affiliate marketing properly.

Then I find out there is such a huge, helpful, wonderful community inside the platform?!  I was ecstatic that I wasn’t going to do this alone, and will have full support from all the members and owners.

In my 9 months I’ve been with Wealthy Affiliate, I have made money along the way but I’m not at my goal yet.  I am aiming to make it to Vegas, probably not in Jan 2018, but I’m hoping for Jan 2019.

Yes, it takes that long because if you know this business you will know that real online businesses are the same as offline businesses, they take time to grow and they also take a lot of consistent hard work in between.

And guess what?  By the time I do make it to Vegas, do you know what kind of money I’ll be making from this blog?  Thousands a month, a full time income I can do from my home.

Oh I’ll be sure to blog about it when I do make it, so you’ll see my real numbers and what the result of Wealthy Affiliate is!

However, you don’t have to wait for me, like I said above, you can look at my Wealthy Affiliate review, there are plenty of success stories to see if their training works.



The bottom line about Wealthy Affiliate is that their techniques and training are sound (I’ve seen too many success stories inside to think otherwise!) and if applied properly, you will also make a full time income if you want.

The ones that say the training don’t work is because by the time they get to where I am or even much sooner like 2 months in, they quit because they don’t see this as a business and how long a business takes to grow.

That’s also why there are so many abandoned blogs because they think blogging for money is a waste of time and they don’t see the potential.

It’s been proven inside Wealthy Affiliate over and over again that if you consistently apply what’s taught there, you will make a good income from your blog and you should really give yourself at least a year to see the potential.

Do you know how Google works these days?  It needs to trust you first before it ranks you and it sure doesn’t like new sites.

You need to stick around before Google let’s you have the traffic you need to make the big bucks and believe me you want that traffic because that’s the most targeted traffic you can get and all for FREE.

That’s what Wealthy Affiliate teaches you, how to write your content to get ranked on Google’s first page, amongst many things of course.

On the Wealthy Affiliate platform, you really have all the training and business tools you need to make a successful online business.  It’s up to the individual to follow through and take action on their site.  No one else can do the work for you but you.

You really can’t fail with all the training and support inside, you can only quit!

Check it out now and take my video tour:

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If you have any questions or thoughts about Wealthy Affiliate, please leave me a comment below as I would love to hear from you and what you think.  I always reply to my awesome visitors! 🙂



Let’s make money online!

Grace @ Work Anywhere Now



6 thoughts on “Is The Wealthy Affiliate University A Scam? The Plain Truth”

  1. Saved as a favorite, I like your website! I’m glad you wrote about Wealthy Affiliate, I was curious about this and wondered if it was a scam. It’s good to hear from someone who’s used it for awhile, thanks.

    • Thank you Simon for your thoughts and kind words! Yes, I’ve been there since September 2016 and I still learn today when I’m on there even though I’ve done with the courses because there is always something new to learn from so many members and from their weekly live webinars. So, the membership is well worth it!

      Hope to see you on the inside soon!

    • Yes you sure can Annabelle, and you’ll be able to learn how to choose your niche too. Everything will be laid out for you on how to get this business started, all you have to do is follow the lessons and do the tasks at the end of each lesson. You will be working on your business on a topic that you will really love! Best to you and I hope to see you on the inside. 🙂


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