If you are like me, then technical computer stuff is scary. When it comes to setting up anything on a computer, I immediately go into a panic. So, when I was told I had to build my own website, you could imagine my state of mind. But it is possible to create a website easy. Here’s how it all went down.
How I got Here
Like many of us, this year has been challenging to say the least. I’d recently moved and was between jobs. With the arrival of Covid 19 I realized that things are changing. I’ve decided to be in charge of my own destiny so started my own business, working from home. Tools needed: a desk, a laptop and myself. I’m going to be an Affiliate Marketer.
For those who may not know, an affiliate marketer makes a commission by promoting and selling other people’s products. This is mostly done online hence the need for a website of my own. In order to promote the products that you are selling, you need to have an online presence ie a website and social media. There is much more involved but I’m just explaining it in very basic terms.
Where to Start?
From my research I realized I needed a website. This seemed lake a daunting task. And it was!. I did not know the first thing about setting up a website. I googled it and was soon drowning in information and even more confused.
Up to now I don’t know how I managed to come across this nugget of a training in that sea of information. But here I will share it with you. It claimed that it could make you create a website in 30 seconds! Normally I would skip over such crazy claims but this time I didn’t. Must have been desperate. This simple video training changed everything for me.
Just followed this and had a functioning website set up. I’m still amazed at how little I knew. This was not the end but actually only the beginning! I had a website as promised but now I realized that was the easy part. Now I had to populate it with content.
For me this training was the best. After being confused and making a mess out of starting my first website, this was a savior. You really do not know what you do not know. Because this was so helpful, I dug into the creators of the video and researched them. They are a company called Wealthy Affiliate and they help people get started and be successful at Affiliate Marketing.
Full disclosure, I have since joined WA as a Premium member and am really happy with the caliber of the training and with my progress thus far. Take a look at the video training above and see if it works for you. The video is also a part of their free trial of the system that includes a website.
If you are happy and want to sign up for the paid version it is worth it. They are so confident in the quality of their training that they offer the first month at a great discount. This means that you can “trial” the full version for a month. If you don’t like it or it doesn’t work for you, then you can just walk away. Here is the link to Wealthy Affiliate to check them out if you are interested.
So here I am two months later and I now have 5 websites. All of which I built from scratch. I’ve also learned about writing blogs and my content is coming along. Learning about traffic and using Social Media. I still have a long way to go but I’m also way further along than I ever thought that I’d be at this stage.
All I can say with certainty is that this system works for me. Whether it will work for you or not remains to be seen. It’s probably not for everyone because all of us are different individuals. But give it a try. What have you got to lose? Who knows, it may well work out for you too.
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