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 members 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.