Category: Blogging

Training created to help you build a profitable blog

Legendary Marketer Review – My Take On David Sharpe’s Program

Legendary Marketer Review – My Take On David Sharpe’s Program


Looking to excel as an affiliate marketer? Legendary Marketer by David Sharpe may just be the program for you!

In this Legendary Marketer Review I will break the Legendary Marketer offer down into a perspective from an experienced marketers standpoint,  more importantly I will give you my thoughts on how this program may help or hurt your chances of reaching the top of the affiliate/digital marketing world.

Enjoy my Legendary Marketer review, please leave me your thoughts and questions and I will get back to you as soon as I can, or contact me in person through my “contact me page”.

Who Is The Man Behind Legendary Marketer?

David Sharpe is well-known for his multiple “Duplicate Dave” systems. As of late David has put all his focus on his latest offer, which he calls Legendary Marketer.

David Sharpe is an accomplished affiliate marketer/digital marketer. David has made the transition from promoting other merchants products to promoting his own products, which is an impressive accomplishment in its own right.

In the process of building and promoting his own line of products David has built quite a following. David utilizes the Legendary Marketer program to train, coach and mentor new and experienced internet marketers.

As well as a trainer, mentor and coach, David Sharp is a motivational speaker and expert strategist.

Strip away all of David Sharpe’s accomplishments and what do you have?

You have a man that overcame diversity with determination and pure commitment, qualities you need to succeed in the online game.

David’s story is one of how he pulled himself out of the depths of poverty, lived through hardships and battled personal demons while living a life on the streets for 8 long years. In 2008 David decided to make changes in his life and get off the streets. David accomplished this by turning to the online money making game, applying his perseverance and personal strength to his new craft, affiliate marketing/digital, David not only got himself off the streets but went on to launch 3 companies online which brought in excess of $160 million in sales.

To add to David’s accomplishments David has trained over 300,000 students worldwide and has been featured on and Forbes, where he was referred to as one of the masterminds within the Internet marketing industry.

David always believes that anyone can turn their struggles into their strengths.

He currently lives in St.Petersburg, FL with his family.

What Is My Legendary Marketer?

Legendary Marketer is an online marketing education platform, delivered in a simple easy to understand format. The Legendary Marketers mission is to help people start an online business or grow and existing business using cutting edge marketing strategies.

The Legendary Marketer program is designed to help participants learn the necessary business and marketing skills to thrive with confidence in an ever-changing and highly competitive online market place.

The Legendary Marketer claims to do this by providing robust digital courses, personalized visual coaching, and highly dynamic and supportive mastermind events.

All in all, what the Legendary Marketer system is trying to accomplish is to bring a franchisee type business structure to the online world.

The Legendary Marketer Products

Legendary Marketer Products are offered using the typical licensee marketing concept. How this works is, when you buy into a course you not only get the course for your own benefit, but you also earn commissions off selling this course to others. Other higher ticket programs to incorporate this business model are programs such as Elite Marketing pro and My Top Tier Business which I have heard has run into issues with the FTC and members are now out-of-pocket.

Basic Legendary Marketers Club: $30/month

This basic membership offers participants training, education and resources to help get you started, grow and scale a digital marketing business.

Members go through monthly training and have access to current and past training sessions.

You’ll learn some of the basics of internet marketing such as creating Facebook ads, generating leads, advertising marketing strategies and have access to weekly educational webinars.

Traffic Rolodex: One-Time Payment $47

With the traffic Rolodex, you get access to vetted traffic sources, along with promotional interviews with each traffic provider to use in your promotions.

You’ll also learn how to generate leads which have potential to generate future sales.

Legendary Builder Master Class: One-Time Payment $2500

This is a course that will equip you with the foundation of business and marketing strategies that will helpful in building your digital marketing business.

Members will receive access to a 4-part master class that covers story-telling, presentation, and leadership principles. It will also touch on lead generation strategies and sales skills.

Legendary Leader Master Class: One-Time Payment $5000

This class focuses on how to become a leader within your marketplace, and how to grow your brand and dominate your competition.

Members will receive training on brand development, product messaging, and scaling strategies on growing your business.

You’ll also get exclusive access that include interviews from highly successful leaders in multiple industries speaking on how they grew their businesses from the ground up.

Legendary Marketer Mastermind: One-Time Payment $8000

This is a live in-person mastermind group, covering cutting edge traffic, lead generation, and conversion strategies from the worlds top online marketers.

Members can enjoy a lifetime membership for all 3 day live legendary marketer masterminds usually held in Tampa Florida.

Each mastermind member is allowed to bring one guest who’s not already a member after members have attended one mastermind session, one non-refundable seat deposit of $250 is required for both the member and their guest in order to attend.

Legendary Entrepreneur Mastermind: One-Time Payment $12000

This is a second Mastermind conference focusing on health, wealth and wisdom hacks, growth tips and performance strategies to create and protect your wealth and become the best version of yourself.

There is a non-refundable deposit required to attend all other masterminds of this kind.

Specialty Products – Invisible Influence: One-Time $997

This Invisible Influence is a complete start to finish course on how to build branded Facebook fan pages and Instagram pages that are specifically used to generate traffic, leads and sales from a highly engaged group of followers. Not sure on how up to date and useful this option of training is, Facebook is updating guidelines on a regular basis so this course would need to be very responsive to the changing guidelines Facebook implements.

Compensation Plan: Legendary Marketer Review

Legendary Marketer offers its participants the ability to resell Legendary Marketer products and services, and in return earn revenue based on the sale of products sold.

Inside the licensing platform they also offer training and tools such as ads, software and sales funnels.

Legendary Marketer will also include sales support for their licensees via phone, webinars and live events from other representatives on behalf of the affiliates’.

You’ll get paid 60% of all introductory-level products and 40% on all core products and specialty products.

The reason why you receive 40% commission on two of those categories is because there will be coaches there to assist in the sale of those products on the affiliates’ behalf. 20% of that commission goes to the coach.

From time to time, Legendary Marketer will have discounts of their products, and you’ll only receive the commission on the sale price, not the regular price of the items.

An affiliate has to qualify for the product level they’re making a sale on. If not, the full commission passes up to the next qualified affiliate.

An affiliate can become qualified to sell a product in 2 ways:

  • First option is to purchase the product, which gives you the right to affiliate commissions from that product.
  • Second Option is to qualify for a commission from a product by selling 3 units of any given product without actually buying the product yourself. This option doesn’t give you access to the product.

Who Is Legendary Marketer Intended For?

If your brand new to internet marketing, then you can start from scratch with Legendary Marketer, the training looks to be very well laid out. If I were to choose who is best suited for the Legendary Marketer I personally wouldn’t go into the program as a beginner, yes it does look fairly straight forward but there are some dangers for newcomers.  I feel the Legendary Marketer program is best suited for someone who has a medium to advanced understanding of internet marketing. Having a good understanding of internet marketing will help you sell the products sooner than later, minimizing the length of return on investment.  Being new to internet marketing also makes you vulnerable to buying into products which realistically you may not need.

If you are new to affiliate marketing/digital marketing you would be putting your faith in David Sharpe to only sell you what you need and I wouldn’t recommend that for any Biz Op, not just the Legendary Marketer offer.

What’s The Better Business Bureau Have To Say?

Although Legendary Marketer doesn’t have an accreditation with the BBB, they do hold a B+ standing.

They were first opened on the BBB in May 2017, and have accrued one negative complaint and a positive comment.

So far, no big red flags to report.

What Legendary Marketer Does Well!

  • Training is detailed and easy to follow
  • Offers experienced marketers valuable training and good resell opportunities
  • High commissions as an affiliate;
  • Sales team will help promote and sell products with you;
  • 30-day money back guarantee;
  • Created and run by a long time experienced marketer in the industry.

What Legendary Marketer Could Improve!!

  • No FREE option to try the program
  • Focus of the program is on selling internal products (building a recruitment force);
  • Program is new and lacks established track record, don’t have good statistics to show successful affiliates’ making money, to date they can only assume the industry standard of between $500 and $2000 a year.
  • Not a program I feel is suited for a beginner, way too much opportunity for a newcomer to get in over their heads with the allure of making big bucks while incurring high associated costs.

My Final Legendary Marketer Review Verdict.

To be honest I have mixed feelings about the Legendary Marketer offer. I like what the program offers in the way of training and support options,  but looking at the Legendary Marketers program from an experienced marketers perspective I feel the program is at the top end of the online marketing training spectrum.  From personal experience I know you can make decent money without incurring the training costs that the Legendary Marketer program requires. I feel that Legendary Marketer could be a great money maker for an experienced internet marketer who wants to resell the courses.

Honestly I am not a fan of high ticket products in general. When I started affiliate marketing I was on a shoestring budget and needed to keep my costs as low as I could, I never went over $50 a month for training, support and the necessary  tools to make money as an internet marketer, far cry from the costs you could incur with the Legendary Marketer program.

When you first start out I totally believe its a necessity to keep your costs as low as you can, the learning curve can be steep and the last thing you need is to add un- necessary financial pressure to the pressures of learning a new discipline.

In summary, I feel the Legendary Marketer is a  legitimate offer, just too rich for my blood. There are cheaper ways to learn to affiliate marketing/digital marketing which give you the opportunity to sell any product. My advice, don’t pay to promote any product online until you have established a sales history online. There are thousands and thousands of merchants willing to pay you to drive traffic to their products with no fees.

Check Out An Inexpensive Program That Helped Me Make My First Paycheque Online Here!


A Look Inside Affiliate Profits Club

A Look Inside Affiliate Profits Club

When looking for online for affiliate marketing training the internet has become a plethora of courses looking to teach about virtually every related marketing technique. Affiliate Profits Club is a hub that offers online video training centered around affiliate marketing. The questions I am going to answer for you today in this Affiliate Profits Club review are, is the training, and cost associated with the training offer any value?

Today in my review I’ll take a look at Affiliate Profits Club and what its really all about. After becoming a member I was able to dive into the training to really see what it entailed, as well I am able to provide some information about the up sells offered after enrolling, which there are a few.

I’ll also touch on whether I feel the training would be sufficient for a beginner, and some upsides to Affiliate Profits Club, and what I feel they could improve on so you can make an informed decision.

What Is Affiliate Profits Club?

Affiliate Profits Club was created in 2014 and one of many of  Promotelabs affiliate training hubs created to corner the affiliate marketing training arena. Affiliate Profits Club runs a very simplistic style of platform. It consists of multiple online video training courses, that are designed to take someone who already has a level of understanding of affiliate marketing and take their business to the next level.

Affiliate Profits Club offers training in three different levels, with silver being the first. Once a member, you have access to that specific level of training via the videos provided, as well as access to a list of pre-screened premium tools and resources from pre made landing pages, subscription list management tools and much more. You’ll also get the option of investing in some up sells that you’re presented with during sign up.

I ended up only going with the silver level to get a better understanding of their most basic course. Within the silver level, you will find instruction on topics such as:

  • How to find the most profitable niches;
  • How to attract subscribers and build a subscription list;
  • You’ll look at what the ‘perfect’ product to promote would be; and
  • You’ll learn to build traffic with three different but simple ways to create a foundation for your super affiliate business.

The Sign Up Process With Affiliate Profits Club

The sign up process to begin with is very simple. Enter your first and last name, email address and pay the associated cost for silver, $27 one time.

The instant you’ve paid you’re membership fee you are hit with an up sell offer.

The first up sell your asked to read through is for affiliate Profits Club “Gold membership package”, which would cost you an additional one time payment of $9.95. The gold membership is set up to unlock the advanced marketing strategies used by two of the Internets top affiliate marketers. Unfortunately no names as to who these top affiliate marketers were given.

The gold membership is similar to the silver, but has its own nine educational videos. A few of the things you’ll learn through the gold package are:

  • Five surprising traffic generating strategies for yourself;
  • How to negotiate to get super affiliate perks with different product vendors; ( this is something most affiliates don’t do)
  • How to position yourself in a certain way that creates tons of fans and followers who engage with your information on your website;
  • What’s considered to be a $94 bonus value of two more video training courses called Commission Miner, and List Monster.

What If I Don’t Want The Gold Affiliate Profits Club Membership?

In order to decline the offer of the gold membership, you’ll want to scroll straight to the bottom of the sales page and select “No Thanks” that is displayed in very small print.

You are pitched a second up sell. This up sell offer has a price tag of $297, but your given the special pricing of only $97 if you buy it then and there and there, this is called an up sell, down sell which is quite common in cheap introductory offers. This up sell provides you with monthly new lead magnet kits. These kits sent monthly come with 10 to 30 page marketing/web business/ social media-related reports, already made landing pages and a professionally written seven-part autoresponder follow up email series.

You’re also given an bonus which is a ‘top secret guide’ to opt-in lists. From reading these guides, you’ll maximize your subscription list and it’ll help you use three strategies to turn profit from your list without being overly pushy.

The Platinum ‘freemium’ Up sell.

The last offer is given away for a hefty price of $497.

This is the last of the three up sells you’re faced with, which offers the option to be an affiliate with 10 different associated websites.

They are membership sites already set up and all you have to do is market them. Once you get somebody to set up for one of the membership sites, the website operators take it from there and you earn money on any upgrades or up sells that your recruit bites on.

This is kind of a cool process, as literally you’re only job is to up sell these 10 different websites (below), and if anyone signs up you get that commission, plus all other commissions associated as your affiliate link sticks to that recruit.

The Affiliate Profits Club Training

The training included in the silver membership consists of ten different videos, averaging roughly 6 minutes. The training is only in video format, and no other resources over and above are offered with the one time payment of $27 silver membership.

Video 1 – The surprising truth about affiliate marketing:

In the first one your given the low down on what your role is as an affiliate marketer, and what type of niche you should look at investing into.

Video 2 – How to uncover the hottest markets around:

This video will teach you how to research your niche, and whether that niche will work for you.

Video 3 – Finding a golden needle in an affiliate marketing haystack:

This video teaches you how to identify the “red flags’ of an engaged and popular topic within your niche. It will help you identify what you should be promoting within your chosen niche.

Video 4 – Hooking the hungry fish with juicy bait:

Once you’ve identified and are promoting those high ticket products within your niche, this video will help you capture the sales from the growing traffic your website has.

Video 5 – The nuts and bolts of assembling your lead magnet page:

This video explains what you want to focus on once you’ve got your traffic to your main lead or sales page.

Video 6 – What top affiliates do differently with their blogs:

Just as it says, what affiliate markets focus on to engage and capture those sales.

Video 7 – How will the super affiliate sell more than everyone else:

This topic focuses on something I truly believe in, and that’s building relationships and engaging with your audiences.

Video 8 – The secrets of the ugly guys who date supermodels:

This video focuses on the importance of your working, and how to capture the attention of your audience through work choices, and what would be considered as “action” words that increase peoples instinct to click on a sale.

Video 9 – An astonishing way to get vendors to send traffic to you:

This breaks down the benefits of a sales funnel, and subscription list, and the benefit behind promoting more than one affiliate product at a time.

Video 10 – Getting more eyeballs in front of your affiliate offers:

This video, the last of ten, explains what other avenues you can take to get more people seeing your sales funnel. It includes things such as having other bloggers share your content, or linking your content with other high ranking web pages.

Is The Training Sufficent For Beginners?

Unfortunately the answer is a simple No.

Although the training has some good information for beginners, the silver level membership doesn’t actually show you how to set up a website which I found surprising.

If you haven’t already established a website with some small amount of traffic, by the end of this training a beginner would be entirely lost.

The tools and resources to complete the suggested tasks and steps within the videos come at an additional cost, over and above the $27 one time fee. As a beginner not understanding what type of website you want to set up, what type of theme would work best and just general knowledge of user flow you are at a handicap right out of the gates while trying to implement any training you receive in the Affiliate Profits Club training.

In Many parts of the training material you are told what needs to happen, but the training doesn’t show you how to do it. I feel this is a critical chink in the Affiliate Profit Clubs training and could be the biggest reason one wouldn’t find success with this program.

For myself, I need more than just videos and links to other resources and tools. It’s nice to have text to reference as you move through the training.

What Affiliate Profits Club Does Well.

  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed. If you’re not happy they’ll refund your money;
  • Inexpensive for the membership itself;
  • Very simple and easy to follow training and sign up process.

What Affiliate Profits Club Could Do Better…

  • All tools and resources come with additional costs which can really ramp up your costs quite fast;
  • Training is minimal and consists of only 10 short videos;
  • Potential consumer is barraged with up sells before getting to the actual membership page;
  • Not suited for beginners;
  • Training videos only explain what to do, not how to do it.

The Final Thoughts On Affiliate Profits Club

All in all, I wouldn’t suggest this course for beginners. There isn’t a lot to learn under in a $27 membership that you couldn’t find on the internet for free.

Affiliate Profits Club makes their real income not from the membership fees but all the affiliate links to tools and internet marketing services they recommend, I see this all the time with cheap introductory costs and then offer affiliate links to products and services.

As I mentioned above, the training talks about a lot of great things when it comes to affiliate marketing, some better than others. However, it doesn’t explain the “How’s”. For example, it teaches you about sales funnels, and promoting the right products for your niche, but lacks detailed instruction on how to actually create your sales funnel.

There is a real void in the training on Affiliate Profits Club and I don’t feel that many people, especially beginners, would benefit from the training.


Digital Experts Academy – High Priced Membership Scam?

Digital Experts Academy – High Priced Membership Scam?

Cost: $2500 – $20,000

Founders: Jay Kubassek and Stuart Ross

Established: 2012


Learning how to create your own website, build a brand, market products and build a presence online isn’t as hard as you may think.

Programs like the Digital Experts Academy are filling the role of educational providers and helping you brand yourself online. Some questions I will attempt to answer for you in my Digital Experts Academy review are….

  • Is Digital Experts Academy just a high ticket scam?
  • Is Digital Experts Academy worth the high membership fees?
  • Is the training offered in Digital Experts Academy worth $20,000?
  • Can you make money with Digital Experts Academy?
  • What’s the commission structure look like inside Digital Experts Academy?

Enjoy my Digital Experts Academy review and like always I welcome any feedback or questions you may have regarding this review, have a great day Mike.

What Is Digital Experts Academy?

The Digital Experts Academy is a global organization that’s structure closely resembles that of a MLM opportunity.

Digital Experts platform focuses on Digital marketing training as well as many aspects of self-improvement. This program is pitched as a place to learn affiliate marketing, something that I have been participating in for many years now. I have a pretty good understanding on what you actually need and don’t need to succeed as an affiliate marketer, which will come in handy for this Digital Experts Academy review.

Digital Marketing experts is really the back end offer that leads from a cheaper offer called the Six Figure Mentors program. To join the Digital Experts offer you first need to have paid for a membership in the Six Figure Mentor program which will cost you a $297 one time fee plus $97 a month on top of what you need to fork out for your chosen level in the Digital Experts Academy offer, so I hope you have a nice bank account that you can afford to lose.

The Founders Of Digital Experts Academy

Both founders first created the Six Figure Mentor program, which is like I mentioned earlier is a prerequisite for joining Digital Experts Academy.

Stuart Ross uses his own business accomplishments as a template to create passion and share his knowledge. He provides marketing platforms that are designed to give students the opportunity to be as successful as he is.

Jay Kubassek is an author, producer, and professional speaker as well as digital entrepreneur.

Together the two men head a team of 31 people filling positions such as sales, customer loyalty, content and design, operations, tech, and coaches.

How Does Digital Experts Academy Work?

As I mentioned above, Digital Experts Academy is an upgrade to the Six Figure Mentors program.

Besides Affiliate marketing training, DEA provides management training, leadership, and professional/entrepreneurship development training.

Once you have paid for your Six Figure Mentors membership the first thing you will learn is how to promote Six Figure Mentor, upgrade to the Digital Experts Academy and you will also learn how to promote DEA.

The training you will receive inside DEA will teach you how to promote any product online although the emphasis is squarely put on promoting the Digital Experts Academy products and recruiting new members.

They have four different memberships to choose from, each more advanced than the previous.

What Happens When You Sign Up.

After registering with Digital Experts Academy, you are actually pushed towards the Six Figure Mentor site, where you are required to buy a membership, you don’t have to take any of the Six Figures Mentors training before moving onto the Digital Experts Academy training.

Below is a flow chart of what you will experience. Starting with a free affiliate membership if you want to promote the Six Figure Mentor program ending with the Elite membership which is the entry level membership into the DEA program.

By joining the Six Figure Mentors, and than selecting the “add on” membership for the Digital Experts Academy the lowest fee of $2500 per year, you’ll get access to a membership for the Digital Experts Academy.

Each Digital Experts Academy package offers digital education courses in video and written formats that focus on your personal achievements, success and business development.

The Digital Experts Academy Memberships

DEA Silver $2,500: This membership is an e-learning program. It allows you to position yourself as a marketing consultant and enables you to transition to self employment. You learn advanced marketing strategies and leadership skills. You’ll’ll learn to own your own e-commerce business, promote physical products and push your own brands to retail.

DEA Gold $8,000: This is a 12-month digital marketing coaching program, plus a 2-day workshop. You’ll get one-on-one marketing with some top coaches within the company. You’ll also get to attend a Digital Experts Academy gold convention, which is a 2-day live workshop held in an exotic location. There will be access to the co-founders of the company as well as leading industry guest speakers.

DEA Platinum $11,000: This package comes with a 3-day workshop plus a website with social media profiles and branding training. The platinum membership is a program to help you create your own professional brand identity. In this package you’ll get to work with the founders, and have access to the brand incubator portal. You’ll learn to develop your own professional website that concentrates on logos, fonts, colors and how to create your own website. A project manager will be assigned to help ensure that your branding process flows smoothly, as well as 5 separate coaching sessions.

DEA Black $20,000: This provides a ticket to the annual Mastermind retreat which includes meeting with Stewart and Jay the founders. This is a one-on-one mentoring type program that helps you dive deep into your goals and set targets for yourself for your own online business.

Who Is Digital Experts Academy For?

The Six Figure Mentors is more so for beginners just starting out. I wouldn’t suggest if you are new to affiliate marketing that you saddle yourself with the costs associated with being a member in Digital Experts Academy. The cost of the Six Figure Mentor program is at the top end of affiliate marketing training and the Digital Experts Academy program is in a league with a few other high ticket affiliate marketing offers.

Digital Experts Academy I feel is designed for people who have experience and feel they can sell a high priced product like DEA. It’s really hard to make a sale online at any level, move into the premium training space and tray and sell a $2500 offer never mind a $8,000 and $11000 offer and you really need to know affiliate marketing inside and out.

What Digital Experts Academy Does Well.

  • The training is good and it is honest, real training and resources to learn from;
  • The support offered through each membership level is sufficient, and you won’t feel left behind or not helped through-out;
  • Not only does it teach affiliate marketing, but DEA will help you in the area of personal development.

What Digital Experts Academy Could Do Better.

  • DEA is just plain expensive, no skirting around that topic;
  • Borderline MLM program, focus is on getting referrals and selling memberships in DEA
  • You have to join Six Figure Mentors and pay their membership fee in order to even start your Digital Experts Academy education. This results in a huge financial pressure on members.
  • Each membership level encourages you to advance to the next membership and an increased expenditure. In order to learn internet marketing from start to finish,
  • Much of the training you will get with DEA can be found elsewhere for a fraction of the cost so really you are buying in for the right to sell their product which is never a good idea in my opinion. Most Affiliated products have no fee to earn from so paying for the right to sell really goes against affiliate marketings core concept.

My Final Thoughts On Digital Experts Academy

If your goal is to become an affiliate marketer and sell and promote any goods you wish to then I don’t believe Digital Experts Academy is worth the high ticket price, you can learn affiliate marketing for a fraction of the cost on very good platforms that offer all the training, support and tools you will need to find success in affiliate marketing.

Unfortunately, as much as I respect the Digital Experts Academy for teaching things like personal development, and leadership skills, the crux of this offer is earning money online promoting DEA’s high ticket levels. If you think it will be easy to sell a $20,000 product to people think again. I personally can’t think of any affiliate marketing training that would cost $20,000.

My advice is, buy yourslef a good book on self help or read a few free articles on self help and get yourslef some inexpensive affiliate marketing training and you will have a great affiliate business at a fraction of the cost as you would getting your training through the Digital Experts Academy platform.

Do you know how much trust you need to build with a customer just to get them to break out their wallet period? It takes a lot of knowledge and commitment to sell anything online never mind a high priced ticket item.

Do you think you could be in the top 5% of Digital Experts Academy because that’s what it’s going to take for you to make any money promoting the DEA offer.

If you have any comments or questions please leave them below and I will get right back to you, cheers Mike.


How To Promote Your Business Online – Save Money Using This Method!

How To Promote Your Business Online – Save Money Using This Method!

I have decided to weigh in on “how to promote your business online” after reviewing so many training platforms that are asking  an arm and a leg for their training services. When you’re looking for ways on “how to promote your business online” there’s absolutely no reason to pay a fortune to accomplish this. There are many ways that you can promote your business online using free traffic methods that I will get into in this post.

I hope you enjoy this post on how to promote your business online and save money using free traffic methods. If you have any questions or comments, if you want one on one advice,  you can contact me through my “contact me page” and I will get back to you immediately, I don’t charge for any help or advice!

Enjoy my article and Have a great day.

How To Promote Your Business Online –  Where To Start?

As you search for ways to promote your business online effectively, You’ll find that there’re so many programs training platforms out there that want to charge you an arm and a leg for their services. There is absolutely no reason whatsoever to pay high training or support costs, this is a trap that so many fall into. To be more specific there is no reason to pay thousands of dollars for what is really simple step-by-step training that will allow you to promote any business or product online with effectiveness and best of all,  at a very low cost.

There are many of free methods and techniques that can be used to promote your business online, whether this business is a product you personally have created, or a MLM opportunity that you are struggling to get traffic to!

In this post I will show you the simple process that I personally use and teach others to utilize when they want to promote their business online. Learn how to drive thousands of visitors to your business/products with cost effectiveness. What business owner doesn’t want to cut costs and add that profit to their bottom line or add it back into growing your business.

 It All Starts With A Website

We’re going to start at the beginning which all starts with creating a website, gone are the days where this took considerable skill and was a very time consuming process. Technology has made building a website a streamlined step by step process that takes no skill set and very little time.  The website you are on right now was created using the same step by step format that you have access to for free. You can check out the program I used to create this website  for free here!  Better yet you can watch a video on how I created the main structure for this website in less than a minute.


Build A Website To Promote Your Business Online In Minutes

What Do You really Need To Promote Your Business Online?

If you spend any time searching the Internet for ways to effectively promote your business online you’re going to see so many  varying techniques pitched as the “ultimate way to drive traffic to your business online”. It’s really hard to discern what is real and what has been conjured up by some online entrepreneur looking to get rich off your needs.

Having a website to promote your business online is essential, there’s no debating this fact, it’s not short-term, it’s not a fad, it’s been around since the creation of the Internet,  it keeps working for the life of your business.

Many will tell you that Attraction Marketing is the way to go. Many will tell you that social marketing is the way to go. Many will tell you that email marketing is the way to go, and many will tell you that YouTube marketing is the way to go. How about if I told you this is all true, there is a but!!!

Each marketing technique has it’s advantages, but “not” when used on an individual basis. All of these marketing techniques produce optimum results when they are used in concert to make a very powerful marketing campaign for promoting your business or products online.

If you have done your homework you will see that the marketing techniques I mentioned previously can cost you a small fortune to learn and apply to the promotion of your business or products online. Don’t buy into the” pay more and you will get more” sales con. I am going to lay out for you how I learned and use all these techniques with very little or no cost at all to my business.  Check out this low cost training that will help you totally market your business online, it’s free to get started!

  What’s The Cost To Promote Your Business Online?

I am not going to B.S you and say it’s totally free to run an effective marketing campaign for your business online,  it will cost you something,  but definitely not the premium prices I have see thrown around by certain training platforms, plain and simple you are getting ripped off.  If you buy into the dark sides notion that you need to spend hundreds and even “thousands” of dollars to promote your business online, well then,  see you in a few months so I can say I told you so!

Honestly, at the most you should expect to pay $50 dollars a month or less to direct thousands of potential customers to your businesses door step . This includes all your training, as many websites as you need, hosting for your website,  any tools you need to market your products or business online, absolutely everything you need to promote your business online should cost you no more than $50 a month, even less.

 Small Details That Have A Huge Impact

Little things that have a huge impact on the branding of your business and give you that professional look can be found for free if you know where to look. For example,  you can create professional looking logos for your business or website using free services like Canva. Any logo that you see on this website I have created free at Canva. This is just one of many free services that you will learn to utilize through the training we are discussing today. Simple little things like this and will help complement the promotion of your business online.

Look at the call to action I created in under 5 minutes using Canvas platform. This stuff is easy to create and it’s free and can be used in Social media Campaigns such as on Facebook. You will learn how to promote your business sourcing out free tools and services that give your campaign a professional look without the high price tag, what are you waiting for click on the image below and check it out, it’s free to start!

Facebook ads, Twitter Ads, Pinterest ads,  Call to action buttons, these can all be made at Canva for free! ( I am not an affiliate for Canva). There are no up sells in the training I am recommending.

 Back To The Website Thing…

Once you have a functional website up and running your options to promote your business are unlimited. I am not talking about the websites like you will get when you join a MLM, those websites have very limited capabilities and to be honest are given to you to make you think you have something of value to make it easier to promote your business online. MLM offered websites serve very little purpose when it comes to getting traffic to your business, they are simply a landing page that will accommodate sales transactions or orders in most cases.

Here’s what you can do with a real website….

With a fully functional, optimized website,  you have a powerful tool at your disposal. You have the ability to create newsletters on your website that you can send out to potential clients that subscribe.  You can create email campaigns by capturing visitors emails that visit your website. You can engage in social marketing campaigns via your website.  You can Guest post on forums that are relative to your business and link back to your website and your offer, and you can create targeted content that will be indexed high in search engines such as Google,  bringing thousands of targeted visitors to your business. These are just a few examples of what you can do with a website,  but it all starts with a functional website. I like WordPress for its user friendly applications. WordPress websites also have thousands of plugins that can be installed with a click of a button adding graphics, charts, ratings, surveys and so much more.

 Using Your Website To Promote Your Business Online

Like I mentioned earlier, it all starts with a website, this is your home-base, this is where everything originates. All of our promotional and marketing will originate from your website. In the following paragraphs I am going to give you some quick examples on how  you can use your website to conduct a very effective marketing campaign that will draw thousands and thousands of visitors to your product/business quite easily and with a very low investment on your part.

Establishing A Brand Using Content Marketing

We’ve established that you need a website as your home base, a place where you can start marketing  your business to the internet public. Content marketing is a technique that is used to build the foundation for your website and the starting point for the marketing of your business online.

Creating content for your website is a very simple process and shouldn’t be something to back away from. Many newcomers to marketing online get a little freaked out with the prospect of writing content for their website, truth be known this is a very simple process that I have personally helped thousands of people with over the years. The platform I use to write content is called “site content” I wrote this very post using this simple writing platform. This platform guides you through every step of producing a high ranking post, oh, did I mention it’s free also!

Site content has pre done templates that allow you to add your paragraph titles, word counts, spell check, offers writing tips and so much more, all you do is fill in some of the subject matter.  As your business starts generating sales you can hire this work out and concentrate on other aspects of your business, I have two writers that work for me on various websites I own, this is me right now, lol! Content that you create on these templates is directly published on your website with a click of that green button.

This is an example of a basic template that I use everyday, just one of many you will have free access to…


Basic writing template


Keep this under your hat but, I actually use the enhanced dictation feature on my Mac, I am a two fingered bandit but with dictation I can write a post in minutes using dictation. I just speak into my computer and presto, it appears on my template. Do a little editing and I am done. Spell check and grammar check takes care of the rest, I suck at grammar and spelling! Note, don’t try and drink or eat while dictating, lots of editing if you do, trust me I know, lol.

 What Kind Of Content Should You Create?

No business is the same but you are still going to sell a product or a service. To promote your products or business in your content you need to come up with ideas to engage potential customers. For example, if you’re promoting Health and beauty products offered by a MLM like Forever Living, you might want to create a post on ‘repairing sun damage skin’ and link to your recommended product line for this. In many cases the MLM products that you are promoting will come with a lot of promotional literature, benefits, attributes such as no animal by products or testing results that you can leverage and simply spin it into your own words. I can think of quite a few topics that you could post and drive quite a bit of traffic your way.

  •  How to repair damaged hair
  • How to treat athletes foot
  • Get rid of wrinkles with this natural cream
  • Best lotion for a sunburn
  • How to treat an itchy scalp using this premium shampoo
  • Best multi vitamin for kids
  • Natural products for your skin – Forever Living Has you covered!

These are just a few topics but you get the drift. You will learn how to use a keyword tool the will spit out topics that have lots of traffic and very little competition that you can discuss in a post that will bring lots of traffic to your website.

Here’s a quick screen shot of a few searches I did when I was helping someone with their Health and beauty distributor business. Look at the traffic numbers for 1 month in the first column. These keyword phrases (topics) could be quickly discussed in a post and you could capture much of this traffic and even more! Over 1100 searches just for these 3 topics and you haven’t used all the marketing techniques that my #1 business promoting platform offers, your just scratching the surface when it comes to potential traffic to your business.   This keyword tool is also free with your membership!



I am using forever living as an example because I’m currently working with a lady that is a distributor for Forever Living products. Mercedes ( the ladies name, not a car) creates knowledge based posts, with my help,  around topics like the ones I mentioned earlier in this post.  Her goal is to write posts on a variety of Products Forever Living carries and how they will help you. Mercedes will also do product reviews which are great posts for converting traffic.

Product reviews target consumers at the right stage in the “buying cycle”. Your time is valuable and you need to focus on the segment of the internet that is ready to make a purchase,  there is no one more ready to buy than a person reading product reviews, all they need is a little nudge and some helpful information.

 Now That We Have Content What’s Next?

Don’t be content with creating a website and content, although content alone will generate lots of targeted traffic  you’re leaving thousands of visitors and potential sales on the table by not expanding your reach by implementing more marketing strategies.

Once you have started to developed content for your website the next thing you want to do is start to leverage that content. Once again this is all part of an easy step-by-step process that doesn’t take that long. So now that you have content on your website and you have people coming to your site following this content, you can now start engaging your visitors.

Have a look at the following headlines to get an idea of how you can maximize your engagement with the customers you have and create even more opportunities to draw more people to your website and business.

 How To promote Your Business online Using Social Marketing

Once you’ve created some informative content it really becomes a push button operation from here on.  To share your content with thousands of potential customers on various venues it’s a mere click of a button.

Take this post for example, when I finished creating this post all I did to share it with thousands of followers and potential followers is effortlessly achieved by simply clicking on the various social sharing icons at the bottom of this page.  I can click on any social icon that I’ve opened an account with, it’s that easy and takes no time at all!

You will want to open as many social sharing accounts as you possibly can, you want your content and business to be seen everywhere, on Facebook, on Twitter, On Pinterest, on Reddit, G+, LinkedIn. Sharing is as simple as clicking a button, and the nice part about sharing is it’s free! Actually this whole process of creating content and sharing the content is all free,  there’s  absolutely no reason to pay to have thousands And thousands of the visitors come to your business.

The nice part about sharing content that offers value is you won’t get banned from social platforms for sharing relevant and informative content.

 Using Email marketing To Promote Your Offers

Using email marketing to promote your product or service online is actually a very simple technique to use. Many think that you can just use email marketing on its own and see results, well you’re sadly mistaken.

Its pretty hard to “cold sell” someone into buying, it’s one thing to send someone an email promoting a product but when they go to your site they want to see credibility, they want to see your an authority, and they want to see informative content.

People just don’t open their wallet for anything, they need to feel a connection, they need to feel they’re in safe hands, and they need to feel that you’re an expert on the product that you’re selling. This is where using your content to leverage an email marketing campaign is critical.

Content is what brings people to your website, and from there we can put into play many techniques such as email marketing. To capture someone’s email address off your website you need to offer something of value that in most cases is free. You can offer any ebook that you have access to, you can offer your own newsletter that you created which is very simple to do with a WordPress website, or you can offer an automated alert that they subscribe to when you have new information or a new product or new service to offer.

Once you capture someone’s email address your options are endless. This becomes your direct link with your visitor.

Email marketing is promoted by many online as a discipline that requires a vast array of tools and gadgets such as landing page creators,  lead the page creators, tracking devices and so on. You really don’t need all this when you have a website. Many that promote email marketing services are affiliated with the tools and services they are pithing, they are getting a nice commission from promoting email marketing services that will end up adding to your monthly cost to operate your online business promotions, this is an unnecessary cost. There are inexpensive ways to engage in an email campaign by sourcing out email providers such as “Mail chimp” ( not an affiliate) which actually offers a free service for subscriptions under 2000 and allows you to send 12,ooo emails a month, feel it’s working for you and want to grow your list, simply upgrade when you can afford it, but yet again another free service saving you money!

 Using Forums To Promote Your business online

Using forums to promote you’re business online can be a very effective way to target people that have an interest in what you have to offer. I guest post in many forms, Quora is one particular forum that I use quite often. I literally get thousands and thousands of people viewing questions I have answered for other members and it’s all free press. I always make sure that I drop a link to what ever offer or website I am promoting at that time, this is absolutely free traffic!

There are many forums online you can participate in, reddit, stumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Quora, and many more. There’re forums on home renovations,  automotive forums, health related forms, book forums, sewing forums, really the list is endless.

Here are some of my numbers just from answering a few questions on Quora’s forum. All my answers have links to my products or online business, this is all free traffic. To be honest

 Lastly,  There Are Paid Traffic Sources

I know many outfits out there will pitch using paid traffic sources as a way to get targeted traffic to your business. If your new to the online game this isn’t something I would advise getting involved in until you have a really good understanding of where your traffic is coming from. Not only can this be an expensive endeavour but if not done properly you won’t see the optimum results you should see. You really need to understand your market as well as keyword usage if you are going to advertise on venues such as Facebook, Google, Bing, Yahoo or Twitter. I do recommend using paid traffic sources but not until you have a good foundation and have created a solid base and know exactly who your customers are and where your traffic is coming from.

Once you see the analytics from your content you will know where to focus your paid traffic resources. Did I mention Google Analytics is a free and valuable tool!

 I am Finally Done!

Yup, I have finally stopped blabbering. From reading the process I laid out for you in this post you might get the impression that there’s a lot to creating website and promoting a business, but it really is a simple step-by-step process and by the time you’re done you will have implemented an awesome and effective marketing strategy that will bring thousands of potential customers to your products doorstep on auto pilot for many years to come. The nice thing about this process is it allows you to focus on what’s important and that is growing your business not worrying about how you are drowning under all the financial pressure that needless gadgets and training will end up costing you!

It’s not hard, it’s not overly time-consuming, and it definitely doesn’t need to cost you an arm and a leg to promote your business online. If you have any questions at all regarding this post or promoting your business online,  feel free to contact me at anytime,  I’m more than happy to help you, free of charge of course.

Have a great day and thank you for stopping by.



Jaaxy Keyword Tool Review- How Does It Compare To Google’s Keyword Tool?

Jaaxy Keyword Tool Review- How Does It Compare To Google’s Keyword Tool?

This is going to be a quick comparison review of Wealthy Affiliates keyword tool called Jaaxy and the keyword tool supplied by Google.  Most would think that Google being an actual search engine would own the marketplace when it comes to providing the most accurate and resourceful keyword tool on the market so let’s find out, enjoy the read!

What spurred me on to write this post was one of my readers left a comment on an post I had written called “Wealthy Affiliate – The Ugly Truth”, they wanted me to write a comparison review, ( in plain English) lol,  I always strive to write in plain English due to the fact that it is my native tongue,  I do know my grammar leaves a little to be desired lol! Anyways here goes my best effort at a review in plain English.

I am not going to start this comparison on a point to point basis because and then change over to a more rambling style of comparison so I will start with cost….


Jaaxy cost: $19 month/ enterprise plan $49 a month

Google Keyword tool:  Free with a Google adwords account. A Google adwords account is a pay per click program that allows you to place ads on Google for cost, people click on your ads and you get charged a fee per ad clicked.

Obviously Google has it hands down with the FREE offer.

Language Parameters

Jaaxy: English Only

Google Keyword Tool: Offers the ability to change the way you see your Google adwords account by managing your language in your account set up.

User functionality

Although the Google Keyword tool has the advantage in the cost if you are a Google adwords member and also the edge in offering more language parameters I found the Jaaxy keyword tool to be much more user friendly. Navigation, keyword list building, expanding keyword relevancy and building keyword campaigns were much easier with Jaaxy than with Google’s keyword tool.

Much of Google’s keyword tool function revolves around its integration with Google adwords which makes the simple process of finding  building campaigns based on results found for keyword competition, monthly search stats, and filing keywords found by drilling down on related keywords not only more complicated but in many cases not possible inside the framework of Google’s keyword tool platform.

Instead of you doing the search and having the keyword tool offer up related keywords you are pigeon holed with Google’s Keyword tool into picking from categories unlike Jaaxy where you can simply punch in your search phrase or word and you are presented with many related results. Here is a 5 minutes in total search I did for a student that was looking into building a website on Organic Coffee, this person was looking for keywords to write blog posts on to help his site rank and offer his readers an authoritative experience at the same time , I quickly did a search and saved these keyword phrases to a file as shown in the first screenshot in one easy application. The second screenshot is what I stored in this file within that 5 minute period…

jaaxy coffee

jaaxy coffee results

Try Jaaxy Free Today

I quickly exported this list to my student and he had all the low competition reasonably decent monthly searched keyword phrases to start building his website’s content to achieve the desired rankings in Google.

Google’s Keyword tool doesn’t give you these seamless user functions. Your compiled keyword lists need to be managed outside Google’s keyword platform utilizing excel spreadsheets and external documents which really complicates the functional ease of finding and storing relevant keywords. Here is what you will find when you go to do a keyword search using Google’s keyword tool..

google keyword tool

Compare the above search to a search in Jaaxy below….

jaaxy comp

Simply type in any search phrase and you will not only get quick and accurate search results but as you can see on the left Jaaxy gives you many related terms that with a click unlock so many more keyword variations, ease and functionality that Google’s keyword tool doesn’t offer.

Get Your Free Jaaxy Trial Here

 Why Search results May Vary!

If you do a results comparison between Jaaxy and Google you will find some drastic differences in some cases due to the following reasons….

  • Google’s keyword tool is designed for use in Google’s search engine unlike Jaaxy that was designed to pull data from all search engines making it much more accurate when trying to rank in all search engine results.
  • Google’s keyword tool will use your browser information which will skew your findings if you don’t clear your browser before use in many cases.
  • Google’s keyword tool offers in many cases really obscure and irrelevant keyword search results do to the fact that it will go many pages deep pulling up keywords that have very little relevancy demonstrated by their low page ranking results whereas Jaaxy only uses the most relevant keyword search results.
  • Google’s keyword tool only gives you results based on broad suggestions breaking searches down into categories instead of using any word or phrase that you could possibly think of. Jaaxy on the other hand allows you to enter any word or phrase you can possibly think of and Jaaxy will automatically give you a ton of related keywords.
  • Google’s keyword tool is designed to go hand in hand with “Google adwords” a pay per click advertising platform that tends to complicate the tools application and user friendliness.

Jaaxy Offers A Few More Options

Jaaxy is completely integrated to allow you to use your keyword results to find available domain names related to your keyword search right there on the same screen with a click of a button, this function will also allow you to register a domain name through their venue quickly and with ease.

Alphabet soup method: Jaaxy offers what they call an Alphabet soup component where you pick a keyword term and hit the Alphabet soup icon and your keyword will automatically be preceded or followed by words starting with the letter A all the way to the letter Z, a quick example of this would be the organic coffee example, all I would do is enter that phrase push the Alphabet soup icon and watch Jaaxy deliver keyword results with combinations of words added to my keyword search such as, “organic coffee sold on Amazon” going right through relevant combinations using the alphabet saving you a ton of time in the process.

Video tutorial training included: Easy to follow step by step video training is included with Jaaxy explaining all the available functions and their applications.

This was just a quick comparison between Google’s keyword tool and Wealthy Affiliates keyword tool Jaaxy. I hope this review helps you find the keyword tool for your needs,  these are both very good keyword tools both offering  different options for your Internet marketing needs.



Wealthy Affiliate – My #1 Recommendation

Wealthy Affiliate – My #1 Recommendation

I have reviewed hundreds of online money making programs and Wealthy Affiliate Continues To Rank As My All-Time Highest Rated Program since 2010!

Now You Can Try It Absolutely FREE!

Follow the exact path I used to create an insane online income and you too can enjoy making thousands $$$$$ a month in online income from the comfort of your own home on your own schedule. Build your own online business at Wealthy Affiliate with my help and you to can….

  • Spend more time with the kids
  • Travel as much as you like
  • Have a retirement income like no other
  • Quit your job
  • Live a lifestyle you could only dream of
  • Spend More time doing what you want to not what you have to, such as fishing!I 

I am thrilled that you have taken the time to check out my website. I have been operating my online business for over 7 years now and have gained a ton of knowledge in the process that I would like to pass onto you!

Here’s just a little snap shot of some random commissions I have made over the years off one single affiliate item. I have multiple commissions every month from a variety of affiliate products just like the ones shown above. These commissions are all  generated working from home or anywhere in the world I want to work from. I don’t have a schedule and I work when I want!

I love to fish and golf, this last photo was just taken July 22/2018. Fished in the morning, home by 10:30 and had a tee off time at 12, that’s my life now that I work online. It’s really not that hard to enjoy the things you want to do in life, all you need to do is get started!

In Lisbon sept/2018

I am going to give you the “EXACT BLUEPRINT” I used to create these commissions and many more in less than 3 months. This isn’t a push button system it will take work on your part to get things up and running but once you are set up you will find that online income just keeps rolling in with very little effort.

This is by far the most powerful and effective method I have ever come across for making an awesome online income.

Take your time and read this page thoroughly, you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime! Today I am going to cover the following topics:

  • Who I am & why I am qualified to give you advice
  • How I learned to make money online
  • How to get started and work hand in hand with me today while keeping every penny in your pocket

Who’s Mike?

At the time of this post I am just hitting 55. I have owned offline businesses in areas such as helicopter logging, landscape and excavation businesses and I am also a journeyman meat cutter. All my business interests were fairly successful but didn’t offer a great pension and to be honest took a hell of a lot of my time generating just enough money to raise my family with very few extras. I put much of my income into giving my children a life that I felt they deserved which ultimately didn’t leave much in the way of savings for my wife and I to eventually retire on. I have always been somewhat creative so I set out to find a way to generate some income that I could supplement our retirement income with. This led me to the internet and eventually to Wealthy Affiliate. I make it sound pretty matter of fact and non eventful finding Wealthy Affiliate but it was not without some set backs which included my being relieved of my hard earned money on more than one occasion by people claiming to have the ultimate push button money making system which I unfortunately discovered didn’t have the slightest possibility of paying off.

Some of my interests are:

I love playing sports, hiking, fishing, traveling, craft beer and wine. I have a lovely wife and 3 grown children and two grandchildren I love spending time with. Since the creation of my online business I have had the luxury of  traveling extensively, fishing in some beautiful and remote regions of the world.

My wife and I frequently go on wine tours and love spending time just wandering the globe finding quaint little places to have a cocktail or a bite to eat. Traveling and camping with our kids and grandchildren is one of our favourite past times . My wife and I are off to Portugal this year for a month and last year we were in Malaysia for 3 months, all the time my online business is running leaving us with zero financial pressure. Sound like a life you might enjoy? Trust Me It’s Not That Hard To Achieve All This And More!

Here’s How I Built A Thriving Online Business From The Ground Up

When I started building my online business I had literally zero experience online. I didn’t have the foggiest idea on how I was going to make money online all I knew was there seemed to be a lot of potential given the fact that the internet was growing in popularity and people were getting more comfortable shopping online, something I knew I wanted to find a way to tap into. To make a long story short this is what I do to make money online….

I create content that makes a connection with people searching the internet for products/services and I get paid to do it.

With absolutely no skill to start with I have been able to create websites that I use to promote merchants products. People search Google looking for these products/services on Google, Bing and Yahoo and come across my websites and read my posts eventually they click on my links I place in these posts which direct them to the merchants that provide these products and services, a sale is made and I get paid, its that simple and something that you will see you can also learn how to do quite  easily.

Here’s a look at the process….

You can follow this simple process and make boat loads of income or you can use it to earn a nice part time income it really depends on how much time and effort you want to put into it. You can make $50 a day or $1000 a day and up there really are no limits if you are willing to work hard at it. There are literally hundreds of thousands of online merchants that are “DESPERATE” for people just like you that will agree to promote their products and services. Online merchants such as Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Lowes, Home Depot, Wayfarer and thousands of other online merchants have created programs that make it very easy for you to promote their products and services with ease, these programs are called affiliate programs. When you agree to promote products/services for these companies you become their affiliate. This isn’t a complicated process.

You are not responsible for the products, shipping or returns and you don’t have to sell anything.

As an affiliate you simply direct internet traffic and if that results in a sale you get a commission. In some cases you will get commissions just from people clicking on your links. Think of how many billions and billions of dollars are spent online, you only need a small fraction of those sales to make a huge difference in your life!

Are You Starting To See The Potential Of Creating Your Own Affiliate Business? 

There are affiliate programs for almost anything you can imagine. Almost every online merchant offers affiliate programs, like I said they are desperate for people just like you. Wealthy Affiliate teaches you ow to find products to promote and affiliate programs to join. You will also learn step by step how to create simple websites just like this one that can be optimized for promoting online merchants products. I will actually work side by side with you to create an online affiliate business from the ground up. Here’s a screen shot of a member (Jesse) I worked side by side with and helped create a thriving affiliate business promoting a variety of fitness products

When I first started working with Jesse he had zero experience working online just like I had when I started my online affiliate business. Jesse was in college and at the time had his hands full with his studies but he set a very modest time frame to build his online business and just plugged away at it when he had time as you can see for yourself in his post. Jesse is a member at WA who started by taking action and clicking on a link like the one you see here FREE starter Membership which gave Jessie an absolutely free starter membership with no strings attached. Jesse isn’t the only success story at WA there are many members who have created unbelievable incomes through the businesses they have built at WA.

Here are a few recent notables….

 Take note of JohnMiguels commission, that’s just one nights income from one product while he was sleeping. The cool thing is you can follow these guys and many more successful business owners and learn from their experiences all you have to do is click follow on their profile and you have their ear!

 Start Making Money Online Today!

All The Tools And Help You Will Need To Build Your Online Business In One Convenient Place completely FREE.

This page was created to give you a little insight into how I make my money online and How Wealthy Affiliate helped me build my online business. Here’s a peek at what WA has to offer in the way of tools, training and support.

Building A Website To Promote Products

To many this may sound like a complicated endeavour but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Building a website with WA is hands down one of the easiest things you will do. Here’s a snapshot of what is required on your part…

This is the whole website building exercise allows you to simply follow the prompts and all that is left is adding some content on you’re newly created website which I and WA will help you do and you are up and ready for business it’s really that simple.

How To Build Your Online Business With WA Is As Simple As Following Step By Step Training

Here is the training that will help you to create your online business with Wealthy Affiliate.

Finish this simple 5 level course and you are well on your way to creating a longterm income from your online business. You won’t need any complicated or costly tools you will have everything you need inside WA.

Katie, my latest protege at Wealthy Affiliate

Every week I get new members to work with and last week Katie joined WA under a FREE starter membership. Katie is a teacher and a mother of a young one so her time is very limited. What Katie has going for her is the desire to build a better life for her new family. Katie picks a way at her step by step training and in a short 4 days Katie has created a site to drive traffic to her network marketing venture called Pampered Chef.

Just think in 4 short days with a few hours here and there Katie has built her website structure following simple step by step instructions supported by a community of over 1 million members. Katie is now ready to create relevant content that will drive traffic to her new site which will then be directed to her Pampered Chef supplied website. Websites that are supplied by MLM offers are usually not good for anything other than to make sales transactions and learn a little about the products. As I mentioned to Katie the real money in MLM’s such as Pampered Chef is made by recruiting new members, so Katie and I have developed a strategy to focus on recruiting members for her downline, we are looking at promoting Pampered Chef as a Biz Op.

Katie will now start to create relevant content with “my help” that will rank high in search engines and drive traffic to her site. Content creation is so simple that anyone can do it, you don’t need any writing skills to create engaging content with the help of Wealthy Affiliates content creation training. Here’s a screen shot of just one single page that Katie has created in such a short time with Wealthy Affiliates step by step training. By the end of the month Katie will have multiple posts that rank high in search engines such as Google that are relevant to what Pampered Chef offers. This will drive traffic to Katies new site and ultimately to Katies biz op!

The next screenshot is of how I have an ongoing working relationship with  Katie and how we will get to the point in a very short period of time that we are driving lots of traffic to her offer. You can do this with any affiliate product you choose doesn’t have to be a network marketing product, Wealthy Affiliate helps you find affiliate products and online merchants to work with to create a nice online income.

As you can see by the screen shot of Katies site she hasn’t had time to follow my suggestions yet but that’s life, you work on your promotions when you can! I am sure by next week Katies site will be well on it’s way to driving traffic to her offer. You don’t need to spend countless hours or income driving people to a product, few hours here and there and before long you will have good traffic looking at your product!

You have nothing to lose and so much to gain by trying out a free starter membership at Wealthy Affiliate today. WA has a Black Friday sale coming up for only $299 for the year which is a steal, you get everything you need, no extra costs! So get in and have a look, it’s free, they don’t ask for any credit info, if you don’t like what you see simply walk away, no questions asked.

Get Your FREE Membership Here!

You Will Have Plenty Of Support From Wealthy Affiliate And Myself

Wealthy Affiliate offers a multitude of support options that work in concert to make sure you never find yourself without answers or help.

  • One on one help from myself
  • One on one help from the owners of WA Kyle & Carson
  • 24/7 support desk, in house not contracted out so they know their stuff
  • Live chat where you can get live help from expert affiliate marketers such as my self
  • Support from a community of over 400,000 members

 Here’s a screen shot of my profile and a small sample of how I work hand in hand step by step with members that Join WA to work with me!

Dillon signed up through this website and is now well on his way to creating a profitable online business that will provide him and his family with a great income form many years to come. Here’s another member I work with one on one which doesn’t cost you one single dime extra. Terrance likes sports so he wondered if he could get into promoting some sports related items. Not all sports related items make for good money making products, some products if too broad will have a ton of competition so I work with members to find products that are profitable to promote in areas that they can dominate. Terrance ended up building a site on kids soccer equipment which turned out to be a very nice niche where Terrance in time will be the go to guy for Kids soccer equipment. Here’s how we got to that stage very quickly, within minutes actually…

This is just a snippet of our correspondence which is actually quite lengthly but this gives you an idea of how hands on my support is and will be for you if you decide to join me. For many finding a profitable “niche” ( products to promote) can be time consuming and to be honest a little stressful but this is my area of expertise and I work hand in hand with you to get you through this process very quickly so you can start creating your online business. My goal is to get you up and running as fast as possible. You can also ask any question of the community  by simply typing in your question at the top of your WA screen. Not only will you find immediate training resources but your question goes out to the WA community and it is not uncommon to get an answer within minutes if not seconds.

Are You Involved In Network Marketing And Stuck With No Customers, WA Can Help!

I work with many Network Marketers on a daily basis looking to grow their Network Marketing business. Unfortunately with many MLM’s they don’t offer the support and the training needed to reach the vast and lucrative Internet Market. I work one on one with you to bring your Network Marketing to the next level helping you reach your full potential all you need is to bring the effort. I think you can see why Wealthy Affiliate remains my top rated work from home program for the last 7 years. WA keeps adding more and more training and services at the same low price which leads me to the next topic….

What Will A Wealthy Affiliate Membership Cost You?

This is the sweet part, you don’t have to spend a single dime for  WA’s free starter membership,  its absolutely free to get started building your online business at WA. Wealthy Affiliate has 100% confidence in their program. WA feels they offer the best opportunity for people who want to create a profitable online business from the comfort of their own home and I have to agree.  WA’s FREE starter membership signup requires no payment info or anything like that, you don’t think after doing it for a while building an online income is for you then simply walk away no questions asked. Wealthy Affiliate offers one other membership level which is their premium membership which is completely optional. I feel the premium membership “should only” be  utilized if you want to have access to absolutely everything WA has to offer. A premium membership will give you access to

  • Thousands of custom WordPress website themes
  • Unlimited access to both owners Kyle & Carson
  • Unlimited websites and state of the art hosting
  • Hundreds and hundreds of specialized training module
  • Live weekly webinars
  • Unlimited access to live ask an expert sessions

This is just a fraction of what you get access to as a premium member. You can get your first month premium membership for $19 and $49 a month for following months. There are no up sells inside WA, you will not be asked to pay for anything other than a premium membership if that is your choice.

I Look Forward To Helping You Create A Great Income Online!

I have reviewed hundreds of work from home programs and Wealthy Affiliate still holds my designation as my #1 recommended program for building a work from home business. I make an income from a variety of affiliate products and my success is directly attributed to Wealthy Affiliates program. I now live life on my terms and you can to by taking the first step. Look forward to working with you!

Wealthy Affiliate: The Ugly Truth

Wealthy Affiliate: The Ugly Truth

You have probably seen tons of Wealthy Affiliate propaganda/scam reviews etc. If you are doing your due diligence, which you should be doing before you jump into any make money from home venture. Its pretty hard not to notice the abundance of Wealthy Affiliate scam reviews littering the internet,  don’t let the scam reviews alarm you or bias your opinion, these Scam reviews are simply titles created by bloggers to fool search engine ranking protocol rather than an assertion that Wealthy Affiliate or any other make money from home program is less than legit.

Now to my post “Wealthy Affiliate The Ugly Truth”, yes I am using a little SEO, Google trickery myself but there actually is a Wealthy Affiliate The Ugly Truth which I will explain in this article.

What’s Up With All The positive Wealthy Affiliate Reviews?

If you take the time to read all those Wealthy Affiliate Scam Reviews you will notice they all end up being pretty solid endorsements for Wealthy Affiliate as a work from home opportunity. Theres actually a good reason for all these glowing endorsements, Wealthy Affiliate is a solid work from home training platform that I myself have used to create a nice income from promoting products online.

Before you get your check book out there are a few things I feel you need to know that will go a long ways to helping ensure you have the best chance of finding success if you decide to go with Wealthy Affiliate. That’s right “best chance”, anyone who tells you there are any money making guarantees with any program, not just WA, are outright lying. Success online for the most part is 80% effort and 20% support and training, how can you guarantee that someone will put in the effort needed? You can’t!

Here we go,  enjoy my Wealthy Affiliate The Ugly Truth,  like always I welcome any questions or opinions you may have, I guarantee you will get an answer, look forward to hearing from you, enjoy the read!

The Good!

  • Great step by step training
  • Work at your own pace
  • Offers a free starter membership, absolutely no credit info is taken, just walk away if it’s not your thing.
  • Large membership ( 1 million plus)  with a lot of diverse experience and backgrounds that you can tap into as you work your way through the course material and build your online business.
  • WA offers members incentives to help fellow members, this is the backbone of their platform.
  • You can get answers to questions in minutes from a variety of support mechanisms such as the community, live chat and private messaging.
  • The largest volume and extensive affiliate training resources in one place on the internet.
  • Newly created websites are backed up daily, very secure.
  • Offer WordPress website building platform which has the ability to grow as your business grows. WordPress websites are portable.
  • all inclusive,  one monthly fee memberships, includes everything you need to operate a thriving online business for only $49 a month or for your best value, a $29 month membership if you sign up for a yearly membership.
  • Many forms of training options, video, text, webinars, tutorials
  • All tools are included in your $29 or $49 a month fee, as well as unlimited websites and hosting for your websites.
  • In house writing platform for those members that don’t feel comfortable writing their own content or who want to make some extra income writing for other WA members blogs. You can earn roughly $50 for a thousand word post that you write for another member.
  • Offer a hassle free learning environment, no up selling is allowed in Wealthy Affiliate, your monthly fee gets you everything WA has to offer
  • If you work and have limited time or time periods to work on your online business,  the program is very flexible and allows you to work your schedule around a full-time job
  • Great platform for the beginner, when I started with Wealthy Affiliate I couldn’t even send an email, now I make a great income promoting products online through WA’s training.
  • WA teaches proven marketing techniques that allow for making money online,  all that is needed is some effort and commitment from you.
  • Training can and has led to substantial income for members
  • Never physically hold or facilitate sales transactions, online merchants take care of this for you. Wealthy Affiliate teaches you how to promote your own business, MLM offer or virtually any online merchants offer for some pretty healthy commissions.
  • your services as an affiliate marketer are in demand with no sign of this slowing down as merchants clammer to get their products online and get maximum exposure.
  • Double digit growth for online merchant sales bodes well for affiliate marketers earning potential

The Ugly

  • Large membership, For the most part a massive membership would be considered a huge asset, but in the case of Wealthy Affiliate if not used wisely can lead to your demise. Socializing is a major issue on a platform like Wealthy Affiliate. Everyone is reaching out and if you’re not careful you will spend more time chatting than building a lucrative business.
  • Can easily get distracted with all the training options forgetting that time is money, your money. Stick to the course outline, it is step by step. WA has new training almost daily created by them or members, stay the course and you will be fine.
  • Some members have difficulty finding a profitable niche which is a critical step in your journey to build a profitable online business. You need to know that your mentor will be their with you at this critical time.
  • The community is your best tool inside WA, use it. Ask as many questions as you can, you will get answers in minutes or even seconds. As good as the community is, always ask your mentor, whoever you joined under, to give you a website critique and critique any content you have created. Many ask the community for help in this area and from what I have seen get not so good feedback. These areas I mentioned are critical to your success online. Do your home work when choosing a mentor to sign up under. They need to have the experience to help you in these areas. For example, I check every members websites I work with for a nice flow in the website theme they choose as well as how they set the site up for functionality. I also like to critique members first couple of posts to make sure their content is SEO friendly and resinates with their readers. Make sure your mentor will do this, if they don’t, find another one to join under.
  • Although the free membership is absolutely free and unlimited,  at some point you will need to go premium to get the maximum benefit fro WA’s training. Communication is cut off after 10 days under a free membership but you always have access to training and your websites. What I do with members who want to stay starter is have them work with me through this site as they work through the course material, I never leave people stranded with out help.
  • Members set too lofty of goals, you must be realistic when setting goals. As you achieve your goals check them off and set new ones,  that way you have a sense of accomplishment, not disappointment.
  • Some members read other members accomplishments, some good and some bad, but what you need to understand is you are in control of your success and you can’t gage your expectations based on what others do, stay focused on your goals, not what another member views as success.
  • Members underestimate the commitment needed to find success which ultimately leads to failure.
  • This one really gets me, I see so many members are paying for optional tools and services outside of WA which is an absolute waste of money. In many cases adding extra costs when you are just starting out proves to be the downfall of a members money making aspirations for the simple reason they buckle or fold under the financial pressure they have put themselves under. Keep your costs as low as possible. I only use free tools and services on top of my WA membership. You can find all these free tools through WA.
  • Like any offer there are affiliates that tend to understate the work or financial commitment and overstate the money making attributes of the program

There are many obstacles to navigate as you build your online business with Wealthy Affiliate, it’s not some slam dunk type of deal but it is the best deal I have seen after doing hundreds of program reviews.

My Parting Words Of Advice!

Wealthy Affiliate is a very credible make money from home training program that many have used to create an unbelievable lifestyle, myself included. I feel its at least worth taking the chance on a free membership.

I have personally helped many members go on to very lucrative careers promoting a variety of products and services online with the help of Wealthy Affiliates training platform, bottom line is it works! Yes, there are some downsides to WA’s program, like all work from home offers. The reality of learning how to make a living online or a nice passive income is there is no such thing as a perfect system, they all have their challenges.  All you need is a little help inside WA from a quality mentor and you will be well on your way.

I welcome any questions or comments. If you are looking for any help or want to run any work from home programs by me please don’t hesitate, my help is FREE! Have a good one Mike

Shaw Academy; Offers Blogging & Content Marketing Course And More

Shaw Academy; Offers Blogging & Content Marketing Course And More


If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to gain an education without having to go to university, Shaw Academy could be the right fit for you. However, you’re probably wondering if the atmosphere and quality of training is good enough to allow you to actually get something of value out of Shaw Academies learning platform?

Although quite new to the education delivery industry, Adrian Murphy and James Egan of Shaw Academy have served notice that they are well-equipped to not only participate, but thrive in the online university arena. Offering over 50 courses’, covering a total of 10 different topics doesn’t make Shaw Academy a big player but as you read through this Shaw Academy review you will see they offer some unique features that ensure students will have a positive learning experience.

The Academy offers courses’ in areas such as professional development, notably blogging & content marketing, one of my personal favorites. The Academy also offers courses’ geared towards extra-curricular Image result for shaw academyactivities as well as personal development with more courses’ to come.

Enjoy my review, I look forward to your thoughts and any questions you may have. Your opinion is always valued, cheers Mike.

The What, Where’s And When’s Of Shaw Academy

Shaw Academy is an online education provider based in Dublin, Ireland. The Academy offers live and interactive online courses’ that include subjects such as photography, Financial Trading, Nutrition, and blogging & content marketing.

The Two founders Adrian and James established Shaw Academy in 2013, and have quickly found success. In January 2016, Shaw Academy was teaching roughly 55,000 new students. By November of that same year Shaw Academy was teaching over 400,000 students. Fast forward, Shaw Academy is currently teaching well over 1.84 million students, quite a meteoric rise and the reason that motivated me to start digging to see what is making them so successful.

Shaw Academy focuses it’s training on live online teachings combined with personal support. Recently, Shaw Academy launched its own personalized educational platform called Phoenix which allows students to receive a combination of live and online delivery more simultaneously than ever before!

Shaw Academy is really focused on their mission statement which includes:

  • Changing billions of lives by providing great education accessibility and affordability to everyone;
  • To re skill and up skill the world;
  • Make continuous learning a part of life;
  • Make personalized education accessible to all;
  • Focus on interactive education because it is engaging and better for learning.

At this time, Shaw Academy provides more than 50 online interactive courses’, in 5 different languages, covering 10 different subjects.

About The Shaw Academy Affiliate Program

You do have the option of joining Shaw Academies affiliate program and earn commissions from promoting their courses’ earning some decent commissions in the process.

In addition to receiving commissions with Shaw Academies affiliate program, you’ll have access to 95 – 98% off of your own courses’ you take through Shaw Academy. All fulfillment details such as order processing, shipment, billing and support is taken care of by Shaw Academy, allowing you more time to focus on promoting their products.

Banners, links and tracking is offered to help market their course line up and Shaw Academy claims to be committed to ensuring you start to make immediate revenue.

Because they have such a wide variety of courses’ to choose from, as well as skill levels, the audience you’re selling to is much larger.

My #1 Course For Learning How To Build A Profitable Blog!

How To Get Started Today/Cost

Its completely free to join the Shaw Academy affiliate courses’, and you are eligible to receive commissions immediately.

After hovering your mouse over the “Partners” page tab on the top of the Shaw Academy website, you’ll notice two icons drop down, one being “affiliates”.

From there you can “Join Now”, which will give you access to the “Dashboard” where you can track your clicks, sales and other affiliates. You can also find banners, affiliate links, and other marketing tools for use on your website, blog or forum.

Learn how to Effectively promote Shaw Academy courses’ off your free website Here!

The commission on sales of courses’ begins at 40%, and as mentioned earlier, courses’ are discounted for affiliates of up to 95 – 98% depending on the course.
Affiliates are paid on the 15th day of every month based on sales made in the previous month. You’ll be paid out when your account reaches a pre-set threshold (usually $100).

You also earn commission on any course you purchase yourself which is very unusual in the land of affiliate marketing.

What If I just Want To Take Some Training/Courses?

As a regular member you get 1 free introductory course, which gives you 30 days of access to an interactive course. It’s extremely easy to complete the enrolment form on the Shaw Academy website, simply select the course you want from the drop down of subjects and select “Enrol Now”, that’s it!

After the 30 days, if you haven’t completed the course, or would like to continue to do more advanced courses’, OR would like to try a different course and subject, you’ll pay $69/month for access to all courses’ that Shaw Academy offers and much more.

Although you may complete a course for free in the introductory 30-day trial, you will not receive an e-diploma or have the same engagement as you would if you had enrolled under a “premium” monthly membership.

Each course has a course description, course reviews, and a complete course breakdown to view before enrolling in a class.

What Is The Training Like If You Decide To Enroll with Shaw Academy?

When you sign up you don’t actually get to start right then and there.

Each course is offered live at a specific time and day. Because the classes are live, there are set times periods for the course to start and end. However, when signing up you get to decided what time slot suits you best. Although for some live training can be a good thing offerring personal interaction and that one on one training that so many thrive under, but for others that have a busy or demanding lifestyle, having to work your training into your schedule can be quite challenging. You will need to take the demands of your job/household into consideration before you decide to enroll.

The courses’ delivery times vary, but they usually run twice a week for a month, giving you roughly 6 – 10 lessons to work through in a month. This is highly dependent on the advanced level of your chosen course and the depth of the subject matter covered.

The course delivery model allows you to view and replay a course if you are unable to attend, however, you eliminate the ability to be interactive with the instructor and class (I.E asking questions, sharing ideas’ etc.).

Each week you can expect a practice test in order to test your comprehension. At the end of each course you have a few weeks to complete a final exam.

Some, if not all, of the courses’ come with bonuses that include tools and different materials to help you achieve a desirable result (pass) lol. For example, the nutrition course offers instructional aids such as meal planners, recipe cards etc.

The introductory courses’ are very much for beginners, and not in my opinion recommended for someone who has a basic understanding in the subject they are enrolling in.

Who Is Shaw Academy Best Suited For (Courses/Affiliates)

Shaw Academy has one of the most basic, done for you, affiliate programs that I have seen in some time, you simply up sell, promote and take in the cash. Not saying it would be simple task for a beginner with no affiliate marketing experience, and so Shaw Academy does suggest their affiliate program for someone who has a website, blog, forum access, is managing an email list, and/or particpates in social media with high traffic or followers.

Shaw Academy will not have training on how to build your own website or blog for affiliate marketing. Although they will have web design courses’ to take.

Check Out The Program That Gave Me The Skills To Start Making Money Online Promoting Products.

What People Are Saying About Shaw Academy…

Ok this is where my, so far positive, Shaw Academy review takes a bit of a “right turn Clyde”.

I will be honest and say that I did sign up as a Shaw Academy affiliate but not without some reservations. I like the fact that Shaw Academy’s low cost offering has obviously had a mass appeal judging by the skyrocketing membership numbers.

Here’s the but!

The but is, when I do a review I don’t just look at my own experience but the experience of others to come to my conclusions. What a number of past and current members are saying about Shaw Academy’s program offers a different perspective than my experience with Shaw Academy.

I have read a few complaints of “not so live training”, some members state that some of their live training has actually looked taped with dates showing up in live training sessions appeared to be days old. One example was a screen shot of a facebook lesson that had an instructor supposedly putting on a live class and the facebook page was 2 days old.

I read complaints from members regarding billing issues, not being able to access their training, support was non – existent for some people and getting a hard copy of their diploma was hard to get.

Keep in mind Shaw Academy does have over a million and a half students so there are going to be some issue especially taking into consideration their rapid growth.

On the other end of the spectrum once I sifted through all the” positive affiliate reviews” I have read many good comments about current and past members experiences ranging from, great program delivery to quality of training. If you read this post and it looks older then I would hope that shaw Academy has solved any of its growth issues.

What I Feel Shaw Academy Does very well!

  • Offers free introductory course for 30 days to try;
  • Has different levels for each diploma offered;
  • Affiliate program is good;
  • Free to become an affiliate;
  • Affiliates get almost 100% off of courses’ they take;
  • Over 50 courses’ across 10 different subjects;
  • Courses are internationally approved and EQF accredited.

What Could Be Better…

  • Courses/Diplomas do not hold as much merit as a regular college or University course would;
  • Because courses’ are based on interaction, and are live, you must work around the course schedule;
  • Looks like they may be experiencing a few growing pains by the number of complaints.


After completely reviewing, signing up and trying some courses’, I do believe that Shaw Academy is worth investing some time and money into, it’s a credible program.

The company is less than 5 years old but has achieved quite a bit in that short period of time. Shaw Academy has done an excellent job of establishing a solid reputation as a learning platform for people looking to save a few bucks and still receive a quality education.

The education is interactive, engaging.

Although the courses’ are not university or college degrees, the learning achieved through Shaw Academy is beneficial to those who take the courses’. They are inexpensive, and easy to try on a trial basis. Few hiccups with relation to growing so fast and I don’t feel the blogging course goes deep enough into the actual monetization of a blog ( how to make money with your blog).

Check Out The Program That Helped Me Create This Blog And Many Others!

The affiliate program is extremely easy to use and for an experienced affiliate marketer offer some really great commission opportunities.



Human Proof Designs’ Done For You Niche Affiliate Websites : Full Review

Human Proof Designs’ Done For You Niche Affiliate Websites : Full Review

I have been reviewing make money from home programs for quite a few years now and it seems like I have been giving quite a few programs my stamp of approval lately. After an in depth Human Proof Designs review I have to say this program is one of the coolest programs I have reviewed in some time. As an affiliate marketer I found myself salivating over some of the features that Dom Wells ( owner of HDS) and his crew have incorporated into his Human Proof Designs offer, from pre built niche WordPress websites to custom written content for your website, the list goes on!

Enjoy my Human Proof Designs review and like always I welcome your opinions, comments and any questions you may have, cheers Mike.

Having A Hard Time Getting Into The Affiliate Marketing Game?

Let’s face it, life is busy for the majority of us, and affiliate marketing takes time and expertise to be successful. Human Proof designs is a brilliant concept that I wish I would have thought of myself. HDS is looking to appeal to time strapped or struggling affiliates looking to excel in a lucrative affiliate marketing industry. If you have the money, a lot of money, HDS offers everything you will need to get an affiliate business off the ground, actually, you will be more than just off the ground with what HDS has to offer, you will be instantly in the game and ready to start making money!

What Does Human Proof Designs Offer An Aspiring Or Struggling Affiliate?

HDS offers a host of services and tools that will help any affiliate needing that leg up on their competitors. Here are a few “done for you” services that will make an affiliates life easier and possibly their bank account bigger, that is after you have paid your HDS bill!

Done For You Fully Optimized Affiliate Niche Websites, starter or premium packages ranging from $998-$1298

  • profitable niche sites built for you
  • Extensive Keyword Research goes into every site
  • Guaranteed 100% Original Content
  • On-Page SEO
  • Unique content and design and never re-produced
  • Done for you websites, choose from Starter or premium packages

Have a closer look at Human Proof Designs Websites here!

Along with tons of ready made quality niche websites like you see to your right, Human Proof Designs also offers ebook writing services where they can produce an ebook to your liking within 14 days. You can choose a topic or they will pick a topic related to your niche.

writing services, Only $199

  • Convincing, straightforward content
  • Well-researched and accurate information
  • 8 professional photos relevant to your topic
  • 100% Original
  • Correct grammar and no spelling mistakes
  • Unlimited revisions until you are satisfied with their product
  • 3000 word minimum

Content Writing Services

Human Proof Designs offers a few content creation services…

Monthly Article Subscription Service, $89-$464 month

  • Premium quality articles.
  • Fully optimized, every article is search engine ready.
  • Proofread, edited, no filler.
  • Unique, no article is the same
  • Completely automated service, includes researching topic, editing and links built in delivered to you and published on your site.
  • 2000-8000 keyword researched posts

Have A Closer Look At Content Packages Here!

Article Packs,from $89-$279 per month

  • You choose from 8,000,16,000 and 20,000 word packs
  • Posted directly to your site on a schedule that is search engine friendly
  • Keyword researched
  • professional stock photos
  • Edited, uploaded, and formatted
  • 1000 word articles
  • Less than $50 an article which is a great price for quality SEO friendly content
  • Native English

Are you like me and have the time to learn yourself and want to save a pile of money, all you need is a platform to provide the tools and training all in one convenient place with lots of support?

Check out the program that gave Dom and myself the tools and knowledge to build money making websites and create content that ranks, click here!

Pbn link building services $159-$399 month

Scratching your head on how and where to put your links to drive targeted traffic to your site, this service does all that for you.

  • Private Network links
  • quality articles with relevant links built in
  • Anchor text advice

Amazon Affiliate Training Course $7

This is by far the best thing I liked about the Human Proof Designs program because it’s the least expensive thing you will find, an Amazon affiliate training course. If you don’t do anything with HDS I would strongly suggest if you are looking at flipping products on amazon you can’t beat the value and the priceless training you will get with this course. I had a quick peek at this Amazon affiliate training course and from an experienced affiliate marketers standpoint all I can say is you got to try it out, lots of great training, great tips and valuable information that will help you succeed with Amazon!

Is Human Proof Designs The Right Program For You?

Let’s be honest, not everyone has the kind of doe to throw around for HDS services,  but everything I looked at that Human Proof Designs offers is of pretty good quality but their sites don’t come with Guarantees,  so you could see yourself throwing away a considerable amount of cash in a heartbeat if you don’t know how you utilize your new site. There’s lot to finding success as an affiliate marketer and thinking you can buy yourself into affiliate marketing is a huge mistake. You need to have a really good understanding of affiliate marketing to make use of any built for you services.







Udemy Scam- Or Just Poor Internet Marketing training?

Udemy Scam- Or Just Poor Internet Marketing training?

udemy 1

What Is Udemy?

Udemy was launched in 2010 so as the Internet world  goes it’s been around for a while. Udemy is a video based tutorial platform that offers a variety of material covering a broad range of topics. Udemy outsources all of it’s material in other words it pays people on a commission basis to produce video tutorials which the providers set the price for their services and Udemy and the providers split the proceeds.

 Cost For Internet Marketing Training at Udemy?

Unfortunately the answer to the question of “what Internet Marketing training will cost you at Udemy” is not that simple. The courses I took varied from $15- $99.  There are many great individual courses offered at Udemy which vary in cost from free to $499 in the Internet marketing category.

udemy course page

 What I Didn’t Like About Udemy

One of the hang ups with learning Internet marketing at Udemy is consistency in products offered.  Quality of content, support and delivery may vary drastically,  you might get a well delivered course by a real pro or you might get a dud that’s the downside of training offered at Udemy. You’re on your own at Udemy when it comes to planning out the courses you will need to start building an online presence. There is no chronological order you can follow, it’s basically a game of “pin the tail on the Donkey”, I knew what I was looking for but a newcomer to online marketing may find themselves stumbling around for some systematic pattern to follow, some step by step guide that would bring them from one discipline to the next, that isn’t going to happen at Udemy.

I can say from experience, you can’t find success at Internet marketing taking random courses. You need to have a step by step guide that you can follow, if you’re learning techniques that are intended to be applied in a specific order as basic Internet marketing training techniques are, then these techniques won’t make sense to you if taken randomly, it’s the old adage, “don’t put the cart before the horse” at Udemy I feel there is a great chance of this happening.

I talk to many people through this website that have joined programs and still struggle to make sense out of Internet Marketing,  the reason for this is you need to start from the very beginning and build out your skill level until all the pieces of the puzzle fit together and you achieve that ah,ha moment.

Do The Internet Marketing Courses At Udemy Have Value?udemy course layout

You can’t paint all the Internet Marketing courses at Udemy with the same brush,  I found individual components of some courses were presented in a user friendly format with some very useful content.
In one course that I critiqued the instructor offered some very detailed instruction on choosing a domain name ( website name) and the importance of choosing a niche specific domain name. The instructor also made reference to  Namecheap as an option for a domain registry, accompanied by a very thorough explanation into why Namecheap would be his #1 choice and in my opinion he was bang on, he also went on to explain the importance of keeping the domain registrar and hosting separate, of which I agree is also important.

Building out a wordpress website was another very good module in the Internet marketing course that I enrolled in. The fact that the presenter recommends using a WordPress site was a good sign for me, the instructor went on to demonstrate a proficient ability to communicate in detail the setup process for a  Wordpress site.  Wordpress sites are known for their user friendly applications,  set up a free WordPress site in less than 30 minutes. There is a volume of content in Udemy when it comes to learning Internet marketing,  the problem I found was sifting through the material and determining what was useful and what wasn’t. You have to remember I make money online so I can tell the difference between the useful training and the training that will waste time and potentially money.

Here are a few examples of material that I found in various Internet marketing courses offered at Udemy that I was not impressed with.

The promotion of Squidoo lenses as a traffic generating and sales generating venue is absolutely obsolete and is not a method to generate sales in this day and age, they’re actually closing squidoo down do to the bad rankings Google has imposed on Squidoo, that’s what poor content will do to you!

Backlinking was encouraged and promoted for traffic generation, which is an absolute no, no!

Software purchases were pushed as essential for running an online business which in my opinion is totally inaccurate, all you need to run a successful online campaign is some training and access to WordPress sites, you will find with a WordPress site that you have all the plugins ( accessories)  you need to offer viewers a positive experience, and generate sales.

The use of Weebly for providing website templates for online business applications in my opinion is a mistake, I personally reviewed Weebly’s website builder  ,  although I think it is good for the novice or hobbyist, I don’t feel It has the capacity to evolve as your online business grows. Plugins for Weebly sites were very limited in comparison to a WordPress site, with a WordPress site you have access to 1000’s of plugin options that are regularly  updated and added to,  giving your website multiple options to improve and grow with your needs, I can’t say the same for Weebly sites.

 What’s Up With The Course Rating System At Udemy?

The course rating system at Udemy is suspect to say the least, I participated in a course based on a 4/5 star rating which in hindsight makes me scratch my head and ask the question, How in the hell did that course get a 4/5 rating? It was just a quick $9 course that offered ” how to generate $500-$1000 monthly” which I found to be a total bust in my opinion. The course was salesy and had what I consider the typical “scam tactics” that I dislike so much, even the course cost was pitched as get in at $9 going up to $45 at the end of the month, scammy sales tactic to get you to act now.

After I was done with the head scratching I had a quick look at the various courses and how the achieved their rankings. It turns out if you only have two members give a review the course can still achieve a 5/5 rating, the course I took had over 2500 participants of which only two reviews were given, one said the course was good the other said a waste of time which for some odd reason equated to a ranking of 4/5, I don’t know,  I do the math and that tells me it should be 2.5/ 5 stars!

Support For Your Training At Udemy?

Support is undeniably in my opinion the most critical component to finding success in Internet marketing field. I found support to be inconsistent during my training experience at Udemy. One course had a small Facebook group of roughly 3000 that you could join to get help from fellow participants,  but other than that you were dead in the water if you had difficulties grasping the material.

You’re saying to yourself 3000 people isn’t bad! I am used to having access to roughly 300,000 people of all experience levels where through live chat I can get immediate answers to questions I may have. The key isn’t only the 3000 members compared to 300,000,  it’s also the experience level, I have access to Internet marketers that are making money and still honing their skills, that’s something you won’t find in a facebook group of 3000 newbies!


Obviously Udemy isn’t a scam,  used properly Udemy is a great resource if want to get some knowledge on topics such as SEO or formatting a website or used as a tool to gain the basic knowledge of how Internet Marketing works,  used in this manner I feel Udemy is a great resource. Search for some inexpensive or free Internet Marketing courses and go to work on them,  it will give you a good idea of what is involved in the world of online marketing,  it beats the alternative of  finding some snake oil salesman selling his proven money making system which there are many of!

Udemy is credible and they offer some very good course content if you can find it.  The standard of training is mixed leaving you with a less than optimum learning experience in some cases. Support within Udemy sponsored Internet marketing training programs depended solely on the teaching skills and the ability of the instructor to communicate effectively in their chosen topic, just because a person excels in a particular field doesn’t always make them the best teacher.