You deserve an answer to any and all questions that you may have about Affiliate Marketing, Wealthy Affiliate, and Wealthy Affiliate University. The truth about wealthy affiliate.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is Wealthy Affiliate?

A: Wealthy Affiliate is a membership program that enables anyone that desires to become a business owner by marketing themselves, their products or services on the Internet. There sole purpose is to teach, support and furnish a portal to the Internet so that anyone can become successful.


Q: When was Wealthy Affiliate Started?

A: Wealthy Affiliate started on September 10, 2005. It was started by two men, Carson Lim (president) and Kyle Loudoun (vice president).


Q: Is Wealthy Affiliate a scam, or is it Legit?

A: Wealthy Affiliate is REAL and the very essence of what a legitimate company should be all about. WA is very highly ranked in online training in Google and in Alexa.


Q: How much does it cost to join?

A: WA has two levels of memberships. The first level is Free to join and the second level is $49 dollars a month, or $359 per year. There are NO UPSELLS like you will find in all other programs.


Q: What is the difference between the two levels?

A: See the graphics picture below:


wealthy affiliate membership chart


Q: What can I learn from Wealthy Affiliate University?

A: You can learn how to be very competent with WordPress, build websites that get ranked well in all the major search engines, and learn how to make money in affiliate marketing, as well as other online ventures.


Q: Is Wealthy Affiliate and Wealthy Affiliate University two different organizations?

A: No they are the same. Wealthy Affiliate is referred to the Wealthy Affiliate University because of all the lessons, the community of entrepreneur members, and the help and support that is available to you 24/7.


Q: How can I make Money with Wealthy Affiliate?

A: There are two ways to get paid from wealthy affiliate. As a free starter member, you can earn a recurring monthly payment of $11.25 per person that signs up from your referral for the premium level membership. As a premium member, you can earn $23.50 per person that you refer to join the premium level membership. You can also earn money from the training tutorials you create.


Q: Does it take a lot of Tech Savvy to build a website?

A: NO, You don’t even have to have a high school education to build a website. If you want to see first hand, please click on Getting Started to see the video, how to build a website in under thirty seconds!


Q: What happens if I need help?

A: Help is always just a click away. You always have access to the owners, 24/7, you can ask questions within the community of some two-hundred thousand entrepreneurs for help and support, not to mention the already extensive resources of online video lessons and live chat rooms.


Q: What If I can’t decide on what kind of website I want?

A: After completing all of the training on how to select a niche, if you still are undecided, a niche can be selected for you where you can learn everything you need to know about this niche.


Q: Can you explain to me what is a Niche?

A: I define a niche as a group of selected people who all follow the same thing. For example, someone who loves baseball will not look for baseball information on a football site. For a more detailed explanation, please see my What is a Niche page.


Q: How hard is it to learn things like SEO?

A: SEO or Search Engine Optimization is actually not complicated at all. The term is more complicated than the procedure. Wealthy Affiliate will teach you more details as well as many other things that are important in marketing and making your website very popular. Learning proper SEO techniques gets your website ranking at the top of the search results which captures the traffic, or customers, from the Internet.


Q: What is a Keyword and how do I find one?

A: A Keyword is a word or a group of words that someone on the Internet types into a search engine, to find what they are looking for. Wealthy Affiliate has a FREE keyword tool to help you find the appropriate keywords. They also give you access to Jaaxy, which I highly recommend as the best keyword tool that you can find.


Q: How many lessons do Wealthy Affiliate offer?

A: They have two different sets of lessons to make you competent as a website business owner:
Certification Courses (Helps you get started)
Online Entrepreneur Certification – Getting Started (Level 1)
Building Your Own Traffic Producing Website (Level 2)
Online Entrepreneur Certification – Making Money! (Level 3)
Online Entrepreneur Certification – Mastering Social Engagement (Level 4)
The Business of Content – Achieving Maximum Success Through Content Creation (Level 5)


Then they have their Wealthy Affiliate Bootcamp:
Affiliate Bootcamp:
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Starting Your Foundation (PHASE 1)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Content, Keywords and Conversions (PHASE 2)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Giving Your Site Social Value (PHASE 3)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Get Visual. Get Aesthetic. Get a Brand Through Media. (PHASE 4)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Knowing Your Audiences & Catapulting Your Referrals (PHASE 5)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – Bing, Yahoo, & The Power of PPC (Phase 6)
WA Affiliate Bootcamp – How to Scale Successful PPC Campaigns (PHASE 7)


Q: What is Affiliate Marketing. Is this what Wealthy Affiliate teaches?

A: Affiliate marketing is a very reputable business practice that is adhered to by many very well known companies like Amazon, Sony, AT&T, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Apple and thousands of other businesses. Affiliate Marketing is just one of the many options that you will learn with Wealthy Affiliate.


For more reference on affiliate marketing and exactly how it works, please review my What is Affiliate Marketing page.


Q: Does Wealthy Affiliate have a money-back guarantee?

A: No, instead they have a totally free level of membership that everyone can join, for free. The next level is premium, where you can cancel at any time.


Q: How long will it take until I am making money with Wealthy Affiliate?

A: That all depends. Some new members start making money their first month. Others won’t make any money until they have been there for several months. It depends on the type of niche you enter and how you create and work your online business. If you don’t work hard in your business then chances are you will not find success.


Q: Can I benefit from Wealthy Affiliate if I already have a full-time job?

A: Yes, you absolutely can become successful with wealthy affiliate and still have your full-time job. The training offered at wealthy affiliate can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can learn as little or as much at the speed you want to learn. There is no time limit, no restrictions. You can even earn while learn!



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