Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps

Making money online is now my reality:7 steps. I want to make money online from the first time I heard about it. But I became skeptical after I lost a lot of money paying to platforms and programs that promised great revenue that never happened. I really lost hope that I will ever make money online, living in Africa, I just thought it was only possible for people in Europe, America and maybe Asia.

Until one day I visited a blog post of Kyle. He explained how people were getting scammed online and it was like he was relating my own experience. So, I decided to follow his advise and here are the steps that I took, and today I am making money online from Africa. That is why I say, Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps.



Here are the 8steps

1. Join Wealthy Affiliate.

He advised taking a chance with wealthy affiliate. Here I learned the basics of any online business and mostly the basics of affiliate marketing. You see, I heard of affiliate marketing as a way of making money online but never got a simple and clear explanation about it. And this picture below on how to make money online blew my mind.

Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps

I understood that I could make it from my hard work, not from some magical traffic or by inviting people to join.

That is when I decided to continue with wealthy affiliate platform and the training here is simple and easy to follow. I take my lessons on my free time and keep up as fast as I can. It is hard work that pays big!

The community is also very interactive. You can get assistance from the community anytime you need it.  We share our experience and you can also create training to help others or share what you know best.

I personally love the weekly live session, where we can learn about some other practical aspects of the business. It is also interactive, you can ask questions and get answers.

2. Create a website

I never knew that I needed a website to make money online and I did not think I could create one, because I got no skills. But wealthy affiliate made it so easy for me to create my own website. Actually, I will refer you to this training

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/create-a-website-in-under-30-seconds

It is one of the first training that you will get in wealthy affiliate. Because, the platform is not only a learning platform but also a hosting platform. Here you will host your websites, up to 10 websites without paying any extra fee, it is included in your monthly membership fee. You will get technical assistance 24/7. You have the choice between free domains and buying your own domains.

There is an e-mail service attached to the hosting, to look more professional it is always good to have an email address with your domain name.

3. Create quality content

Content is Key! This is what will attract and keep your visitors. You need to create useful content, give a solution to a problem that your visitors may want to solve. And your content should be SEO friendly. Search engines like google and being should be able to crawl your website content and allow people to see it when they are searching for something related to your content.



Here is a great training that you can watch and follow in order to create valuable content for your audience.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1/understand-website-pages-creating-your-first-3

Your content should also give you an opening to advertise your affiliate products. Because that is the way you are making money with your website. Your affiliate product should be among or the solution for your audience. And when they will buy it, you will make your commission. That is really a great way to match your passion and your income.

4. Social media marketing

After creating your content, you need to market your content. I personally like marketing in business because it is the step of truth, where you will know if your content is good or not. And the easiest way to know this is by sharing your content on social media. It is free and easy to use.

All you need to do is to create business social media profiles, you can choose to start with one social media platform or all of them at the same time. And every time you create a new post, you can share it immediately. This will give more exposure to your content and bring more visitors to your website.

You can also use paid advertising on social media, especially on Facebook. Check this live training session

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/facebook-ads-creating-awesome-ads-week-3/play

The cost for Facebook ads is not too much, you can start slow and see you can scale it, According to how fast you want the result.

5. P.P.C campaign

Another way to market your content is on search engines. Google and bings are the two biggest, so you can take advantage and create ads choosing the right keywords to advertise your website and blog posts.

Here is a training to help you understand and start your PPC campaign.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/bing-yahoo-the-power-of-ppc-phase-6/an-introduction-to-ppc-on-bing-ads

But here it is only about a paid advertisement. You will have to pay in advance or allow an automatic payment. Depending on the policy available for your country. Like for me I usually let google and taking money from my prepaid card and then I can run my ads. Because they do not allow prepaid cards for automatic or monthly payment.

6. Google AdSense

Basically, Google will place ads on your website and you will earn money for every click your visitors will make.

Here is the first way I was able to make money online. Because my website was made on wealthy affiliate, google did not hesitate to approve it for google AdSense. Once, I was approved I could make a dime from every visitor coming to my website.

Here is a training for you

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-making-money-level-3/getting-paid-for-ads-on-your-site

The big issue that I faced was the final confirmation step. I was not able to receive the code from google. Usually, they send it via post and you enter the code to confirm your account. I live in Africa and our postal service is never on point. They sent my code maybe 3 to 4  times but I never got it. I had to wait for the last step which was confirmed by a bank statement.



My advice for those who are living in places where the postal service doesn’t work properly, just be prompt to let google know that you did not receive it and I am sure within 3 months you will reach the final step of confirming with a bank statement.

7. Affiliate marketing

This is my main source of income, I create blogs and add my affiliate links. I have learned how to add affiliate links in a manner that helps people, which is not intrusive, that flows with my content.

You need to choose your affiliate product carefully, choose one which is related to your niche market(to what you are talking about on your website). You want to be the most helpful possible to your audience, so do not lose them in your content. Have a good consistency in your content.

There are a lot of affiliate platforms, In wealthy affiliate, we have affiliate program right in the platform and you can choose what suit you.

Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps

My final words are to invite you to join wealthy affiliate because it is a complete platform where you will learn, host, and get affiliate programs to make money online. So, here the 7 steps that I took to make my dream come true! Read more here. Ane you may also say, Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps

Come join us!

10 thoughts on “Making money online is now my reality: 7 steps”

  1. Like you, this has become the reality of so many people in the world today. To try to make money online and also build the business to be a good foundation. Since this lockdown started many people have started to look for ways to make money online. It has become a reality. Wealthy affiliate is a good place to start. I’ve been a member for a while now.

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    • It is a great place to learn, start and grow your online business successfully.

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  2. Hello Davina, there are lots of ways to make money online and only a few is trusted to help you make real money online and from the few have seen so far, wealthy affiliate is one of the best so far. Starting with affiliate marketing requires you to undergo a series of training and I love the training you gain from WA. With regards to starting a blog, some people have had issues with picking a niche but it is just a matter of interest.

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    • the training at wealthy affiliate will help you pick the right nice, the one that you like and the affiliate products that your market in your blog.

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  3. I’m relatively new in the affiliate marketing and I consider myself as a beginner. I’ve tried several platforms but so far the best I’ve come across is Wealthy Affiliate. The videos and instructional materials were very useful in helping me hone my skills. Also, I got the chance to become a member of a community of like-minded people who were nice enough to help me out whenever I asked. 

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    • Yes, the community is a big part of wealthy affiliate, we all need help at the beginning of our online business journey. And I am sure you will get the experience and lesson you need to grow your business.

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  4. I am one of those people that thought to start an online business based on my locality was impossible. I stand with you to confirm that it is absolutely possible with Wealthy Affiliate. The 7 steps you have shared is all it takes indeed and you have explained them so well. 
    I have not tried out the P.P.C campaign yet but it is the direction I am heading with so much determination and confidence.
    I appreciate you sharing this information. Many people out there need to know that were are proven working systems that can make them money online.

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    • And wealthy affiliate is a proven platform that can teach you how to make money with affiliate marketing and more. There a full and detailed review that I did here you can read it click here

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  5. Thank you for your post. It is useful for me. Your instruction on how to make money online is simple and straightforward. The 7 steps are solid.

    Your suggestion to join Wealthy Affiliate is one of my best decision on my online business. Before I joined Wealthy Affiliate, I hired IT professional to take care of my IT associated stuff. The cost is huge. After joining Wealth Affiliate, I spend $299/year and all my IT associated business are covered, which saves me thousands dollars.

    Wealthy Affiliate provides the best training and tech support. I never have any trouble that they can not resolve for me. 

    Yes, go Wealthy Affiliate.

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    • I like the tech support too, I should even say that I require their assistance too much but it is free and efficient, why not use it at the fullest.

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