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Should I Get Rid of My Wealthy Affiliate Account?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by iiXeno, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. iiXeno

    iiXeno Newbie

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    I just want to state in the beginning, that I am not trying to promote or sell this product.

    Hey guys, I joined an affiliate network last month when I found about SEO and Affiliate Marketing. It's a nice network of a mass amount of people getting started in SEO and Affiliate Marketing. The creators of this site are active, respond to people, and have loads and loads of tutorials and lessons for step by step stuff on making the websites and driving traffic.

    Downside. It's $47 dollars a month for their premium membership, which unlocks everything. Chatting with members, sending private messages, all of the lessons and video and webinars.

    You can be a standard free member for life and have access to their free website making feature with wordpress and free hosting with 12 free themes and 2 free website slots that are re-useable if you want to delete one of them or both, but your domain is a generic one with your keyword in it and also your lessons are very limited and you can't chat with other people or make posts.

    If you're a premium member you unlock everything and the themes are endless and the option to move your site to your own registered domain, but you can have WA host it.

    SO. My question is, do you think I am wasting my money? Could I just learn everything that they have on there from here already for free? It seems to be that way to me, and plus registering my own domain would only be ~$10/month, so that's saving me 37 dollars while I'm being able to learn some stuff on here. I guess what it is, is that I have doubts that I'll be losing out on good guaranteed information from trusted and knowledgeable people from WA vs BHW.
     
  2. VinceC

    VinceC Elite Member

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    You can get what you get from WA here for FREE
     
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  3. PHPInjected

    PHPInjected Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    With a little searching, I am sure you can find the same information or get access to it here. Cancel it if it is exceeding your overhead. Dig around here, one could make a good salary just by reading the threads here.
     
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  4. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I'd bail on that like a sinking ship in the Atlantic in winter.
     
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  5. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    You are wasting your money, unless this is making you more than $49 per month.

    BHW will allow you to learn anything and the $37 will finance article and such.

    Never get under recurring fees unless that recurring fee enables you to make more money than it costs.
     
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  6. iiXeno

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    Well I haven't made a dime yet, I'm really new to this stuff. I just found out about affiliate marketing last month. I never knew it existed. My first page on my site isn't even done yet lol. But I just registered a domain name and will get a host soon, that way I can transfer my progress and work at my own pace and feel comfortable about working with a lower price per month from the host. $47 a month would hurt me a little as I could use every penny for other things in my life.

    Thanks guys, this forum does look promising and seems to have a lot of not only free, but QUALITY advice that other people would normally use to sell in an e-book or auto-play videos. Are there threads you guys recommend for newbies like me, ones that you like yourself and have helped you? Threads where I can learn the basics, like a crash course or maybe a terminology thread where I can learn what all of the abbreviations stand for and what they do for Internet marketing. EDM, CPA, PPL, stuff like that. I know what those are now, but I'm sure there's hundreds more.
     
  7. cobraspit

    cobraspit Registered Member

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    I made the mistake of paying for wealthy affiliate, I learned way more from free forums like this one. I hated I wasted my money. That was a two years ago.
     
  8. ana6692

    ana6692 Newbie

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    BHW is a great forum compared to other forums around, They might not allow some certain stuff. but i see no reaso to go else where to buy second hand information