Price: free

Owner: Google (former owner Evan Williams) Product Overview was written in 1999 by Nate Shiva. is a platform especially made for bloggers. It is an all-inclusive website builder. The only thing you need to do is write. The platform will take care of all the technical stuff for you.



The Good & the BadGood and bad

The Good:

#1: You will have a free domain called

#2: AdSense is automatically added to your blog.

#3: Very simple to work with.

The Bad:

#1: Support is at a minimum.

#2: No direct integration with social platforms.

#3: Only for blogging in chronological order.



Who is for? is specially built for new bloggers. You can experience blogging for free. The interface is very simple.

But there is no reason for experienced bloggers not to use is also for experienced users because of the ease, the gratuity and its integration in Google. Tools & Training has no training. It is a platform you get the opportunity to blog, to write your stuff. Support

There are some ways to get support. The support team can answer your questions. That is the best way to go because the help options are not live or up to date. The Blogger Help Center is their help center and the most frequently asked questions can be answered there. There is a Blogger Help Forum for the community, but the community is not very active. There is also a Blogger Buzz for the community and a Google+ account but the last activity is from March 20, 2017. And you can find some answers in the Video section but the newest video is from 5 years ago.

There are many users still using, so you probably do not need a lot of help or you find help somewhere else like on YouTube. Price is completely free for all your sites as long as needed. The only time you can buy something is when you want to buy your own domain.



My Final Opinion of

It is a good free option if you want to blog. But if you need help to know what to write about, how to write, and other things you should know about blogging, you will not get it at



How the Wealthy Affiliate Community works

Wealthy Affiliate is owned by Kyle and Carson. They work with a team and all of them has their specific role. In both the Certification course and the Affiliate Bootcamp you will follow courses hearing the voice of Kyle. But they are not the only ones you learn from.

There is a Wealthy Affiliate Community. This community is formed by all the members of Wealthy Affiliate. The membersWorld Community are from countries all over the world. I have a feeling that most members are from the USA. But I have “met” members from different countries of Africa, like South Africa, Namibia, and Kenya. But I also have friends from Australia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Russia. Of course, there are also people from Europe (for example from Finland, the Netherlands, France, England, Germany, and Greece). Hay muchos miembros que hablan Espanol y que son de Latino America. And do not forget my own region, the most fabulous part of the world, the Caribbean!

How does the Wealthy Affiliate Community works?

Who are the members?

The members are people from all over the world. The cultural difference is enormous. But also the age difference. The youngest one I met was 17. I also met people over 70! Some are looking for a way to pay for college, others are looking for a way to get out of the Rat Race. While others, do not even want to enter the Rat Race. Some want to supplement their income, while others are looking for a way to retire. Of course, there are a lot of curious ones too.

Are they all newbies? Not at all. There are a lot of newbies, but there are seasoned affiliate marketers too. Sometimes I read their bio’s and I am like “You have done it all, what else do you need?”. This is also proof that Wealthy Affiliate is for everybody. Some members had a website before joining and are very handy in customizing and setting it up. I built my first website here at Wealthy Affiliate.

I have met a lot of teachers, nurses, network marketers, fashion designers, yoga instructors, guitar players, hikers, students from a range of disciplines, mechanics, engineers, writers and I could go on for hours.

There is also a group that I admire the most. They can not participate in the job market due to their health. I am so glad they found Wealthy Affiliate and the community to share their experience, knowledge, and desires.

Different experience

The community, the members of Wealthy Affiliate are from all over the world, with different backgrounds and experiences.

How to get in touch with the community.

There are so many ways to get to know the people in the community. I will go through some ways I found out, but I am sure there are more ways.

From the start

At the moment you make an account you will receive two messages; one from Kyle and one from Carson wishing you welcome to Wealthy Affiliate and like on Facebook they will follow you. If you signed up with someone with a website, you will receive a message from this person too. So you feel welcome from the first moment.

All the other members can see on their personal WA Space (Wealthy Affiliate Space) the persons who sign up if. The WA Space is something like your Profile Page in Wealthy Affiliate. There are a lot of people, like me, who like to welcome the new members. But there are so many new members every day that I choose every day 8 new members to welcome and to follow. I go for the ones with a picture.

The new members can follow me back.

The New Premium Members

On top in the middle of the homepage of Wealthy Affiliate, you will see the members that sign up to become a Premium member. From there it is easy to say Hello to them and follow them. This is a great way to make new friends.

In the courses

You can follow the Certification Course or the Affiliate Bootcamp. The text and videos of the lessons are always followed by a discussion. Here you can post comments about the course. Sometimes one of the tasks is to put the link to your website, social profiles or your experience. Other members will react to your post and you can engage in nice conversations. Sometimes you will find someone who is giving you really good ideas or tips. You can react to posts of the community members too. There is also a list of the top helpers in the thread.

If you like their advice or website you can just follow them. If you write something interesting, they will follow you too.

Live ChatLive Chat

On the homepage, there is a Live Chat. Here members socialize. Say hello, talk about the weather but this is a super cool place to ask questions. As the members are from all over the world, there is always someone online. Most of the time you will get your answers in no time.

WA Blogs

Wealthy Affiliate gives you the possibility to post within the community about things that you are experiencing in Wealthy Affiliate. These blogs appear on your profile page but also on the Activity dashboard. You can read those blogs too and engage in conversations, support or encourage someone or celebrate their success.

Publish a Training

As a Premium member, it is possible to publish a training for something you think that can help the community. Or maybe it is you that need something in more detail explained. The training of a member of the community can help you out. Probably the person who wrote the training can do a lot for you. And you can even become friends.

Site Feedback

The Site Feedback is a place where you can ask the community to give you feedback on a page or your website. To be able to do this you have to give feedback first. It is a nice way to give and take.

Private Message

Premium members also have the possibility to send each other private messages. Sometimes you want to ask a specific person something privately. Well, that is possible too.


The community is everywhere on Wealthy Affiliate and they help you with whatever you have. You can make friends and exchange experiences and questions. But you also get inspired by accomplishment and successes of others in the community.

So this is how the Wealthy Affiliate Community works.


Join us for free and get the feeling of a loving, caring community like nowhere else on the web.

What is a Rat Race?

“Name your price” this is a sentence you hear a lot of movies. Haven’t you seen a movie like that? A movie like ‘An indecent proposal’ is even based on this theme. What you hear a lot is, that most people have a price. Have you?

According to Robert Kiyosaki, most people have a price because of two human emotions; fear and greed. The books of Robert Kiyosaki can be bought at Fear is our worst enemy. Or like .. said, “The greatest fear is fear itself”. There are six types of fear that we deal with. Please read my post about them.

The fear of being without money and greed keeps us is in a Rat Race. What is a Rat Race? Is a Rat Race bad or good?

Rat Race

What is a Rat Race?

The fear of being without money makes us work hard for a paycheck. When we get that paycheck our desire or greed makes us thinking about all the things we could have or buy. Imagine you alone win a $10 million lot. What would you do with it? You will know, won’t you? Houses, cars, clothes, college, travel, and so on. Ok, a paycheck is not that much, but the first paycheck you received sure felt like that.

With accepting that paycheck and going back to work again you started a pattern that is set for life. You get up, go to work, pay bills; get up, go to work, pay bills. Sounds familiar?

If they offer us more money, our fear and greed will keep us in the pattern. It will keep us in the Rat Race.

We will continue the cycle by increasing our spending because we got more money. In a year we will get a raise. At the end of the year, we will get a bonus. All of these keeps us in the pattern, in a Rat Race.

Are people happy in the Rat Race?Insomia

Most of the time they are not, but do not see the Rat Race as the problem. As mentioned earlier our emotions of greed and fear control our thinking. Most people are afraid of being without money This is why most of us get up in the morning and go to work. Is it because we love it so much? Most of the time it is because we are afraid of being without money if we do not work. We hope that when we receive the paycheck it will soothe the fear. But it doesn’t. So we go to work so next month we will be safe. This pattern, a rat race, will go on and on; working, earning, working, earning, ….

A lot of people can not even sleep because they are thinking how to get through the month. Some people even worry about how to go through one single day. A lot of worries caused by the fear of being without money. Do you know how many people cannot sleep at night? And most of them is because they do not know how to pay the bills.

Will being rich solve the problem?

No, it won’t. Will be poor than solve the problem? No, it won’t either.

Being poor for sure will not help.

Being PoorYou will need money to pay for surviving every day. The fear of being without money is enormous. Poor people run to money whenever it is waving at them. Sometimes it even makes them do things for money that you can not tell your mom about.


Middle-class people accumulate more debt as they earn more. Because as they become more successful they are going to spend more and most of the time it will be more than they can afford. More money, more spending. When they get a pay raise, it allows them to borrow more money. Most of the time they buy doodads. Doodads are personal items that cost them more money all the time and not bringing any money in. Things like newer cars, vacation homes and boats. Their wage is used to pay current expenses and paying off all those debts.

Middle Class
Because of fear, many rich people are rich. They think that if they have a lot of money they cannot be poor. So having a Rich Peoplelot of money will eliminate the fear of being poor. This is the very reason that now the fear of losing it all comes into play. They have a lot and want more, they keep on working although they are filthy rich. Imagine they lose everything. What would their friends say?

Can you get out of the Rat Race?

Can you control your emotions of fear and greed? We all have the emotions of fear and greed. It is important however not to give in to them and to be able to delay your reaction to them and think. It would great to use the emotions to our advantage. To be able to do that we need information and education. Not the one they learn you at school. I am talking about financial education.

Financial education will learn you how to put your money work for you and not the way around.

Do you like the Rat Race or do you want to get out of it?

Spending your life living in fear and never exploring your dreams is a way to live.

Waking up in the middle of the night, sweating and terrified about paying bills is another way to live.

Living a life that is dictated by the amount of your paycheck is also a way to live.

For me, none of the above is a way to live. I have been there. I know the feeling of each one but I decided that it is not enough for me. I really want to enjoy life. There is so much I want to experience and it is possible.

Financial education gives you ways to get out of the Rat Race. Learn how to control your greed and desire and learn how you can earn money in different ways than 9 to 5 jobs.

Start earning more money differently. This can be done for example by writing a blog or by Forex Trading.

Make a choice and live the way you want!!

Live your dream!