Answers for question you might have about the Wealthy Affiliate University.
Where is Wealthy Affiliate located?

Wealthy Affiliate is a Canadian company and is led by Kyle Loudoun and Carson Lim.

Founders of Wealthy Affiliate Kyle and Carson


Kyle and Carson, both from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, are active members of the community and frequently available to ask questions in the chatroom. Both guys are always approachable for questions.

What is Wealthy Affiliate about?

Wealthy Affiliate is founded in 2005. As open education resource, it provides online training for website building and affiliate marketing. Wealthy Affiliate connects thousands of entrepreneurs from 196 countries and is therefore, a worldwide international company.

What is the mission of Wealthy Affiliate?

Wealthy Affiliate has a mission to make it possible for everyone, by providing proper training and guidance, to create a stable foundation, for a successful online business.

Is there a support team?

At the support team at the Wealthy Affiliate University are about 20 full-time employees, including Kyle Loudoun, Carson Lim, and Jay Neill. Jay is responsible for the very interesting live video training, which is weekly offered to all premium members. There is a specialistic team available to give background support with programming, coding, and other content issues. The support team is 24/7 to reach for any website development troubles.


What is the Wealthy Affiliate Community about?Community of Wealthy Affiliate

The community at The Wealthy Affiliate University represent 196 countries and is a worldwide mishmash of cultures. They have one thing in common, to help each other to create the best online business ever. We are all like-minded people, willing to help each other wherever necessary.

How is the help structured at The Wealthy Affiliate?

Technical Support: 24/7/365

Community support: 24/7/365

Q&A: The Wealthy Affiliate Univesity is always accessible, common answers are in a database and questions can be asked anytime.

PM: All premium members have a private message button are able to reach out to each other, and the willingness to help is incredible.

Live chat: The Wealthy Affiliate University has the opportunity to visit a live chat. Regularly visited by the founders, Kyle and Carson too.

How are the tutorials presented at The Wealthy Affiliate University?

The Certification Course which provides the thorough affiliate marketing and Bootcamp tutorials are presented 24/7/365 in step-by-step videos. There is a weekly live video training for premium members. Premium members have the opportunity to write valuable tutorials which will be paid for after approvement.

How is the training structured at The Wealthy Affiliate University?

The Certification course contains 5 modules of 50 lessons and is specially developed to “Get you Started.” You can check off the task boxes after each lesson. These concern useful assignments to a solid foundation of your professional online business. The Bootcamp course it specialized in setting up a Wealthy Affiliate promotion website. And contains 7 modules with each 10 lessons.

How many of lessons are there to follow at The Wealthy Affiliate University?

Besides the regular Wealthy Affiliate University tutorials, and the classrooms you can enter, there are thousands of lessons available written by members.

Certification Courses- Getting Started

Level 1 Online Entrepreneur Certification – Getting Started
Level 2 Building Your Own Traffic Producing Website – Adding content
Level 3 Online Entrepreneur Certification – Making Money!
Level 4 Online Entrepreneur Certification – Mastering Social Engagement
Level 5 The Business of Content – Achieving Maximum Success Through Content Creation

Affiliate Bootcamp

Phase 1 Starting Your Foundation
Phase 2 Content, Keywords, and Conversions
Phase 3  Giving Your Site Social Value
Phase 4 Get Visual. Get Aesthetic. Get a Brand Through Media
Phase 5 Knowing Your Audiences & Catapulting Your Referrals
Phase 6 Bing, Yahoo, & The Power of PPC
Phase 7 How to Scale Successful PPC Campaigns

Each level and every phase contain 10 lessons.

What is Affiliate Marketing?  (partnership)

Affiliate Marketing connecting with an existing company whose products you want to promote. You will promote these products by writing reviews and placing ads on your website.

How to apply for a partnership/affiliate at a company?

Every sale you intermediate for a company will help the company grow. However, it has to be related to your niche. To be clear, when the subject of your website is about fishing, it will be most likely a company rejects your mediation for selling baby clothes.

Do you need your own products?

As you intermediate for companies, your responsibility is to provide quality reviews. When purchases are made by customers, using your affiliate link or ad, you will get a notice from the company and are paid the agreed commission.

How much commission will companies pay?

That’s is very variable. It can vary from 2% until over 50%, depends on the niche you are representing.

How long does it take to make money?

Hard to make a prognosis. Many factors are at stake. How much time do you spend on your website? Which niche are you promoting? What percentage commission does the company pay you? Is there a payout level? Promoting holiday resorts and Rolex Watches will likely get more responses in Rotary Club advertising media than they will get responded to on Facebook. It depends on a lot of factors. You can ask for advice at The Wealthy Affiliate community anytime.

How do you advertise and what are the costs?

By adding your website to Google/Bing and other search engines, your website becomes visible on the internet. That will bring you visitors, and more visitors will increase the chance products will be purchased via your affiliate links and banners. Spreading your content on different social media sites, like Twitter, G+ and Facebook will help you to get customers too. There are various ways to advertise for free.

Can you earn as a free member?

You can earn a commission as a free member as well because your future affiliate partners will pay your commission for every purchase made through your website. That stands apart from your Wealthy Affiliate membership. Although, you will not be able to follow all lessons provided by the University. The lack of knowledge will decrease your stable foundation.

Is making money online a real possibility?

I make money online, so you can do it too. There are various ways to make money online. By reviewing and promoting products. By promoting companies with affiliate programs. And promoting the Wealthy Affiliate University.

How does the affiliate program of the Wealthy Affiliate University work?

One of the best affiliate programs online.

Wealthy Affiliate affiliate earnings

Is it a realistic money goal?

The image above presents you the data about affiliate commission at The Wealthy Affiliate University. And it is not that hard labor to find yourself 3 new members so your education is paid for. Imagine what you get paid when you attract 50 new yearly members = $11750 annual commission for you. Besides the commission you can earn at Wealthy Affiliate, you also will find customers for the products you are promoting.

The Wealthy Affiliate vs You.

What is expected from you?

The training program works for everybody the same, but not everybody works the same. As in a regular school, you are expected to follow the step-by-step training. Do the chores and put time into your education.

Is it difficult to build a website?

Thanks to our very innovative website builder your website can be online before the next 2 minutes have passed.

These are the 4 steps to take.

4 steps to build your website

In the Certification course, you are taught how to add content.

Check here the availability of your new domain name!

What is a niche market?

A niche market is a specific part of interest. Cooking is a niche. You can narrow it down to Cooking for children or cooking for diabetics.

There are thousands of niches you can choose off. It is very important to realize that the niche you choose is a heartfelt niche. Any niche can become a source of income. From pets supplies to health products and from fishing attributes to soccer shoes, there are so many niches you can choose from. I recommend you to pick the niche closest to your heart. People can tell from a distance if you are in business for the money or in business with your heart.

Is it really free to create and host websites at the Wealthy Affiliate University?

10 (owned) domain name websites are included in the premium package. Most hosting companies are allowing a maximum of 5 websites. One terrific website can bring in hundreds of dollars.

A free member is allowed to create and host 1 free domain name website.

How to get ranked on page #1 on Google?

Here are a few facts about ranking on Google.

  • The age of your website is of great influence. Google starts ranking between the 3-6 months. Are you sooner on page #1 you are darn lucky!
  • The regularity of posting blogs.
  • The number of blog posts.


Quit school? What happens to my website?

Wealthy Affiliate will host your owned website for 30 days beyond the cut-off date, which gives you time to still work on it and move it to another host in the meantime. The domain names are owned by the company, and can’t be moved. When you want to leave and take your site with you, you need to move your website to your own domain name. Our dashboard has a move function, so all will go smoothly.

Begin from scratch, can I do it?

The lessons are displayed with step-by-step videos. Easy to follow instructions will guide everybody forward.

Are the lessons in multiple languages?

There are plans to create possibilities in other languages, but for now, it’s only available in English.

Domain names

What is the benefit of my own domain name?

Having your own domain name makes it easier to move your site to new hosting when quitting school. Also, adds value & credibility. Owning your own domain is an asset, a wise investment. Your own domain name conveys a more permanent presence at your site as you grow your audience

Is the domain name included in WA premium?

The domain names are included, but when you want your own you can purchase one at our University.

Read more about Wealthy Affiliate domain names and hosting.

Keyword tools

The Wealthy Affiliate keyword tool is an integrated tool on the dashboard, and is unlimited to use for premium members. Free members can use the tool for 30 searches.

What is the Jaaxy Keyword tool?Jaaxy Keyword Tool

Jaaxy is an extern keyword tool and is exploited by
Kyle Loudoun, Carson Lim, and Jay Neill.

Jaaxy is the world’s No. 1 keyword tool

Is Jaaxy part of the WA premium?

Jaaxy and the Wealthy Affiliate University are two different companies. Jaaxy has its own affiliate program, quite similar to the Wealthy Affiliate system. Every new Jaaxy member gets 30 free searches to experience the value of this tool.

Wealthy Affiliate – Legitimate

Is Wealthy Affiliate a Scam?

You can join for free, you may look inside, and you do not have to give any credit card data. You get full opportunity to look inside and judge for yourself. Wealthy Affiliate is a transparent open educational source.

How do I know it’s legitimate?

It is totally legit to follow an online education to learn how to build a website and how to monetize this website using advertisements of products for any company.

Is Wealthy Affiliate an MLM?

No, Wealthy Affiliate does not work with multi-levels and does not want you to sell certain products. The membership fee you pay, as a premium member, gives you access to an enormous library of knowledge you can imagine.  And brings you in contact with the live support and helpful community members. All your websites hosting and backups are included. Also, 1-on-1 coaching and the possibility to live chat and connect in private with other members.

Wealthy Affiliate – IRS

How about Wealthy Affiliate and the IRS?

Every country has its own IRS system. I advise you to contact the IRS in your home country to ask what their rules are regarding earned income from a foreign country.

Wealthy Affiliate Pricing


Are there any questions left you want to ask?

Please leave your question below in the comment form or send an email, I always will reply to you!



Wealthy Affiliate University FAQ Page — 2 Comments

  1. Can I still get the recommended comments on my website, as instructed in the Certification Courses, if I use non Wealthy Affiliate hosting and not use SiteRubix?

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